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Friday« November 16« 1945
BEATING T:iE GUN
By Alvin Moses
GI Shooting at
Chorus Soon to
CLUB ACME, M.C.
BOB DOUGLAS—CHAMPION MAKER
NEW YORK, (ANP)— Election night, Nov. 6, started
FORT BENING, Ga.— (A N P)—
COLUMBUS, G a — (A NP)— As
new basketball season for New York’s celebrated Renais
The fam ous R eception C enter
a resu lt of th e fatal shooting of
sance Bib Five, greatest drawing card in basketball.
chorus has been disbanded after
Pvt. L ester W iggins, Ft. B enning
Basketball, a sport that found 80 million fans patronizing soldier w ho w as shot by a w hite
nearly five years of perform ance.
T he chorus had been u n d e r d i
it the year the Japs bombed Pearl Harbor, has known many policem an a t a C olum bus foot
rection of Sgt. W illis M. B row n,
great white and colored teams. Standing out like a sore ball gam e Oct. 26, investigation
of M inter, Ala., director, an d Sgt.
thumb on an otherwise well hand are the Rens moulded of the occurrence was sta rte d this
M em phis,
by that master technician Robert (Bob) L. Douglas, him Ft. B enning a u th o rities q u es
who served as radio n a rra to r for
self a star player with the Spartan (Braves) Field club of tioned sev eral p rim ary cadets at
the w eekly broadcast from S erv
ice C lub No. 1 on th e m ain post.
Tuskegee A rm y A ir field w ho
“A m erica’s L argest Home Seller ’
G reatest recognition cam e to
I think of three im mortal teams when the subject of w ere eyew itnesses to th e shoot
the reception cen te r chorus d u r
basketball has the floor, namely the Buffalo Germans, Or
328 S. W. W ashington
ing the seventh w ar loan drive
of a cad et m ade to 2nd L t. Ce
TEDDY FELTO N
iginal Celtics and the Rennaissance Big Five. What a treat cil F. Poole, assistan t tria l judge
w hen the so ld ier-artists m ade a
FR A N K L. McGUIRE — E xtra
it would have been to have had these three quintets at advocate a t TAAF, th e follow ing
to u r of seven states of th e so u th CLUB ACME — T eddy F elton,
6 room, 3 bedroom
east on a w ar loan cam paign and M aster of C erem onies al the C lub
their best, playing against each other the same season. is w hat happened:
hom e, full cem ent basem ent,
Acme. N. W illiam s A venue and
These things seldom if ever happen in sports but you can’t “On F rid ay , Oct. 26, I w as w ith
fu rn ace, garage. L arge lot, fruit,
m ore than tw o m illion dollars in C h erry C ourt, P o rtlan d , is doing
flow ers, shrubs. Im m ediate pos
keep the fans from closing their eyes and wishing such a group of aviation cadets in Co
w ar bonds.
a g ra n d job as A cme p atro n s w ill
W e had come f r o m
session. 1 block to bus, close
a dream could come true. Bob Douglas has been to Negro TAAF to a tte n d a football gam e
B enning’s com m ander, Brig. agree. He has been in stru m e n ta l
to stores, easy term s. No. 51
amateur and professional basketball what Connie Mack and w ere w aiting for a bus to re
Gen. W illiam H. Hobson, d e c la r in b ringing to P o rtla n d and th e
N. E. G raham . Call J. D. M or
ed: '740 group has done m ore for C lub A cme th e b est ta le n t ever
has been to baseball and Glenn W arner to national football. tu rn to Tuskegee. T raffic was
ris, AT 171 for m ore inform a
The years have been kind to Bob. He moves with the sleek
m orale lifted than th e reception here. A new level has been re a c h
agility that marked his brilliant court career as a player. soldier stood in th e stre e t to di
center chorus. My sp irit w ill a l ed by the re c e n t p re se n ta tio n of FR A N K L. McGUIRE—3 a p a rt
re; t it. As w e w ere standing
His executive and business ability is of an exceptionally th ere a policem an cam e up and
w ays be w ith the chorus and m ay these n atio n ally fam ous acts. Mr.
m ents, nice income. Im m edate
[ God bless you. I bid you G od’s and Mrs. P o rtla n d a re show ing
o rdered him to get off th e street
possession. Terms. Close to
tendance. S ta n d in g room only is
Youngsters are given their opportunity to attain basket using th e w ords, ‘N igger get the
ch u rch , schools, stores. C all J.
Col. John P. E dgerly, com m and th e ir ap p reciatio n by th e ir a t-
ball stature season after season thru Bob’s practice to try hell out of th e street, or w ords
D. M orris, AT 7171, ask for
likely to g re e t you if you a rriv e
them out alongside of seasoned vets *. ho have established to th a t effect.
aw arded each chorus m em b er a late a n y ev ening.
“The soldier cam e over to our
themselves as stars.
leath er w allet w ith “reception
group and m ade some rem arks
F R A N K L. McGUIRE—Fine, 5
c e n te r” and his nam e inscribed
The November issue of Ring Magazine carries a grip to the effect th a t he, (the sol
room , 2 bedroom, corner lot.
ping story of the 61 round fight between PETER JACKSON, dier) could do a b etter job di
M odern plum bing. Close to 2
business, w alking distance. V ery
superman of St. Croix, West Indes, and JAM ES J. (Gentle recting traffic. The policem an
“I speak w ith deep-seated sa tis
cam e over and struck th e soldier
easy term s. Call J. D. M orris,
man Jim) CORBETT, white bank clerk who rose to the top w ith a blackjack. The soldier
faction of a job w ell done, both
A T 7171 ask for C-137.
in the squared circle . . . I enjoyed the w ritten side of the grabbed th e blackjack and struck
m usically and m ilitarily by the
FO R T V A LLEY , G a.— (A N P )—
reception cen te r chorus. W e are D u rin g th e w eek of Nov. 19-23, FR A N K L. McGUIRE—2 a p a rt
ring epic of yesteryear but detected a glaring mistake in back. T h ere w as a short scuffle
very proud of the chorus and it is an in s titu te for rec re a tio n a l lead
m e n t bulding, 15 rentals, about
the photographic department . . . Jackson was one of the and the policem an pulled out his
w ith regret to say th a t th e dis e rsh ip in tow n an d c o u n try com
$500 m onth income. Close in,
finest built as well as handsomest boxers of his day .
bandm ent of this fine ag g reg a m u n ities w ill be held a t F o rt V al
gun hand and the shot w ent wild.
fin e condition, all filled. Living
For some unknown reason a cut of not-so-handsome JOE About five oth er policemen came
tion of m usicians is in ev itab le in ley S ta te college. T he th em e for
q u a rte rs for ow ner. Term s, too.
WALCOTT, “Barbadoos Demon”, was used to depict Jackson up and began hitting th e soldier
th e n ear fu tre, b u t we hope to th is in s titu te is "P e rso n ality D e
C all J. D. Morris, AT 7171, ask
have the pleasure of listening to velo p m en t th ro u g h R ecreatio n .”
. . . WALCOTT never weighed more than 145 pounds despite with blackjacks, fists, and flash
fo r G -46.
the chorus as long| as possible. I
the fact that he wore the m antle of “the giant killer” light.
T his in s titu te w ill be held u n
Tennessee S tate c'ollege senior and trip le-th reat halfback who
d e r th e auspices of F o rt V alley FR A N K L. McGUIRE— 5 room , 2
because of his ability to w hip most of the heavyweights They grabbed and pinned his
arm s and th e soldier staggered. is a candidate for A ll-A m erican honors. Bass, who comes from New this sm all tak en of rem em in co operation w ith th e N atio n al
bedroom home, m odern plum b
45 years ago.
A lthough th e policeman had d e York City, stands five feet ten inches and w eighs 175 pounds. brance.”
ing. O nly $1700, easy term s.
H om e M issions council, re p re se n t
We suggest that after you’ve read the story, stroll over finitely subdued the soldier one In seven gam es last year he made nine touchdow ns and 10 con
L a rg e lot.
ing 2 d iffe re n t denom inations. A c
to the public library and borrow the volume, “Black P eter”, of them cam e around to th e rear versions for a total of 64 points, an d in five frays this year he L ittle W illiam, playful b rat,
C lose to school, bus, stores,
cording to th e d irecto r, th e R ev
ch u rch . C all J. D. M orris, AT
dedicated to the unforgetable ring exploits of Peter Jack- and shot th e soldier in the back. has scored 10 touchdow ns and kicked 12 points a fter for a total B roke an egg in p ap a’s hat,
V. A. E dw ards, th e in s titu te w ill
The soldier collapsed and fell and of 72. Bass, sselected A ll-A m erican in 1944 by three sports w riters, "Don’t do th a t,” said Ma w ith a ttra c t a larg e n u m b er of le a d
7171, ask for C-138.
son. Numerous old wood cuts therein bring out the classic
then an o th e r policem an struck has th u s far com pleted 11 of 16 passes, averaged 44 yards on kicks,
ers from sm all to w n s an d c o u n try
lines of this warrior for whom Australia erected a monu him on the head as he lay on the and
F R A N K L. McGUIRE— 6 room, 2
has gained 725 yards from scrim m age, e runs the 100 yards "Or the yolk w ill be on him !”
com m unities.
ment in the city of Maitland (Ring Magazine fails to men ground.
bedroom home, close in. 1 block
in 10 seconds flat.
to bus, close to school, stores,
“The group of cadets b e g a n
tion this) regarding him as one of their own . . . JOE LOUIS
ch u rch . Im m ediate possession.
plans opening a restaurant in our Harlem . . . Let me be m oving forw ard b u t th e police
THIS IS HOLLYWOOD
New $100,000 Movie
S m all dow n, easy m onthly p ay
m an pointed th eir guns a t us and
among the first to predict that it will rank w ith local ordered us to stand fast. One
(C ontinued from Page 4.)
m ents. O nly $4750. J. D. Morris,
To Be Built in Memphis
sportsmen as does Toots Shor’s and Jack Dempsey’s with of them stated, 'I have shot one
A T. 7171, ask for B-206.
C anada to Mexico. . . . a t
MEMPHIS— (A N P) — A n e w
white New Yorkers . . . The DAILY NEWS reports that nigger and I don't w ant to have from
the C lub P lantation, first combo $100,000 m otion p ic t''.e palace
F R A N K L. McGUIRE— 2 flats, 4
Louis received $3,500 for one night’s work on the Jack to k ill another.' We had to stand since C ount Basie.
will be erected in O range Mound
room s each. Im m ediate posses
Benny radio smash hit—not bad, Joseph, not bad at all.
JE F F ’S BOOGIE BEATERS, here, according to plans recently
sion. Sm all down, easy term s.
policem en let us go.
JAMES EVANS, from 1919-1935 w orld’s colored pocket Pvt. Wiggins, a native of De the latest hit at S hepp’s Morroco outlined by tw o com m unity th e
C a ll Mr. M orris, AT. 7171, ask
fo r C-241.
billiard champion, writes to me from Chicago . . . I can troit, died tw o days before he C ocktail lounge, a new discovery ater organizations tl.a t a re re p o rt
in sophisticated rhythm . . . . Jeff edly pooling th eir ii terests to fi
never forget the thrill I experienced while acting as official w as to have been discharged on
sax, a sm ooth tenor vocalist; nance the recreatio n a' project.
F R A N K L. McGUIRE—7 room,
scorer for the RALPH GREENLEAF-JAMES EVANS 500 from the arm y.
Sara (Dimples) Thompson, p ia n
fu rn ish e d
home, im m ediate
The new movie w ill be a 1,000
point match game 12 years ago in this city . . . Greenleaf,
ist de luxe, of Chicago; Clifford seat house. The tw o o rg an iza
possesion. N ear everything.
(Sw eet Peas) M cTyer, “dog-house tions associated in the v m tu re are
C all Mr. M orris, AT. 7171, ask
champion of the world who held the title 17 different times,
bull fiddle”; A lbert (Cake) Wi- the Madison and Savoy theaters,
fo r B-236.
was an odds-on favorite to defeat the brainy colored chal Grid Officials G rant
card, m aniac of the drum s. . . . C halm ers Cullins, N ate E ’ans and
lenger . . . Stakes were $500 a side and Evans backed him M embership to Negros
FR A N K L. McGUIRE—5 rooms,
The lithesom e Mrs. J. T. Gipson, I Ed Cullins; the A irw ays ‘heater,
self to the hilt . . . Each night G reenlead brought his CHICAGO— (A NP)—F u ll m em a ttra c tiv e colum nist of the Eagle Kimmons Wilson and Lou W eav-
2 bedroom s; full size lot. Easy
term s. Quck possession. Close
Chinese wife along confident in his ability to beat Evans bership in the Chicago Catholic sheet here, is m aking her first
league was granted St. E lizabeth’s voyage to the east coast, pausing
to bus. C all J. D. M orris, AT.
by tossing off one of his sensational runs . . . Evans won the high
school, w hich has an all-
7171, ask for C-151.
Teacher: W hat is a socialist,
match and later on BOB RIPLEY, of “Believe It or Not” N egro enrollm ent and is th e only in Chi enroute home.
The PETER S’ SISTERS, back Freddie?”
fame, immortalized the great Evans in his world-renowned C atholic high school in th e city, from six w eeks in Frisco opened
F R A K L. McGUIRE — 9 room,
Freddie: “A socialist is a m an
m o d ern home, close to school,
strip . . . Wish we had a player with 50 per cent of your last w eek during a re g u la r m onth in P au l Sm all’s sm ash hit “M er who goes to parties all th e tim e.”
ly m eeting of Catholic football ry Go Round R evue” with Jack
ch u rch , stores, 1 block to bus.
ability around these days, Jim m y.
S m all down, easy term s. P e r
THE BODY BEAUTIFUL
fe c t condition. Call Mr. M orris,
The ad m ittance of St. Eliza an th eatre, the only colored part
Vernon Smith, Columbus, Ohio, w rites in for me to do beth's grid team to th e Catholic
A T. 7171, ask for E-246.
in th e piece.
A D V E R T I S E R S
one of my series on “strength and health” and to nominate league was voted upon w ithout
F R A N K L. McGUIRE—5 room,
the colored athlete who has stood above the field in—“per incident along w ith o th er routine
WE WANT NEGRO PO
m o d ern home, only $600 dow n,
fect man” contests. Well, th a t’s not what I would call an easy
sm all m onthly paym ents. O ne
assignment for many fine physical speciments have surged
b lock to bus, close to school,
ch u rch , stores. W alking d is
to the front in such contests since 1940 competing against
tan ce . C all Mr. M orris, AT.
FOR THE SCALP
the flower of white American manhood.
7171 for details.
Back in May, 1940, I sat in Madison Square Garden
Of T ennessee S tate College, a sophom ore from B irm ingham ,
and watched the judges pass on the w inners in the “Mr.
leading candidate for A ll-A m erican honors a t tackle. He is six feet FR A N K L. McGUIRE—5 room,
m od ern home. Only 2500, sm all
two and w eighs 200 pounds. L ast y e a r he p lay ed 60 m inutes in
dow n, easy m onthly paym ents.
nine gam es and 55 in the o th er tw o. So far th is season he has
One contestant, “Chick” Deutsch, won the best abdom
1 block to bus, close to school,
played 60 m inutes in th ree gam es an d 50 in the o th er two.
inals and seldom have I seen such a fine clear cut straight
ch u rch , stores. C all Mr. M orris,
abrominals and eternal obliques as this younster possessed.
A T. 7171 for m ore inform ation.
2 — FLOOR SHOWS NIGHTLY — 2
Always interested in arm development thru the years of
FR A N K L. McGUIRE— 7 room,
. . . FEATURING . . .
personal work in that field, I was in complete agreement
fu rn ish ed hom e on busline,
with the board when Johnny Grimek received the nod in
close to stores, school, church.
C om pletely furnished and im
the best arm development. This fellow Grimek, despite the
325 N. W. THIRD AVE. (N ear F lan d ers)
m ed iate possession. Easy term s.
fact that he failed to enter the abdominals contest, was fin
O n ly $4800. C all AT. 7171, Mr.
— FEA TU RIN G —
ally crowned . . . “Mr. America”.
J . D. M orris, ask for C-97.
BLONDIE an d PEE WEE
Direct from New York's G reat W hiteW ay
BATTALION CHIEF WILLIAMS SUPERB
V ersatile A rtists
F R A N K L. McGUIRE— E x t r a
NOTHING LIKE THEM IN PORTLAND BEFORE
The hair roots are in the scalp.
From 1923 to 1930 inclusive, I acted as boxing instructor
The condition of your hair does
special! 5 room, m odern hom e
for the West 135th Street branch of the YMCA. There I
often depend heavily on the natu
com pletely furnished, only
W est Coast B illy H olliday
ral health of your scalp. Years
formed lasting friendship with a tawnv-skinned young apollo
$4500. Q uick possession. On
ago. Dr. Carnot invented a medi
named Wesley Williams. Studious, gentlem anly, one of the
bus, close to stores, church,
cated ta r formula called Carbonoel
which is mixed with Sulphur, Re
school. M odern plum bing; base
truly great natural athletes, I thought Wes Williams was
sorcin and Balsam of Peru. Car
m en t. Easy term s. C all AT.
the finest built man I ever saw in a gymnasium.
bonoel is such a strong, powerful
7171, Mr. J. D. M orris, ask for
SHIM SHAM JOHNSON
antiseptic and does such fine work
One does not live entirely in the past. We merely
in helping an itchy, bumpy and
Tap D ancer
reach back to capture heroic figures who either outrank
externally irritated scalp, that
many doctors regard it highly
FR A N K L. McGUIRE—8 room,
or compare favorably with the fabulous titans of the pre
— Bring Your Bottle to Your Table —
and prescribe it for many scalp
5 bedroom home. O nly $2800,
tr ";ole«. If your scalp needs a
sent. Such has ever been the position of w riters of history
easy term s. Q uick possession.
double rtrength tar formula, write
whether sacred or profane. So it is that I reach back a
for this Doctor's genuine scalp for
C lose to school, church, stores.
THOM AS W ALLER. P ro p rieto r
mula now. It will be sent to you all
few years in order to acquaint present readers with a man
C all AT. 7171, Mr. J. D. M orris,
mixed and ready to use. Use it for
ask for E-82.
who in my opinion, —would have defeated both Deutch and
7 days, and if you are not satis
Teddy Felton . . . EmCee
fied, your money back. Pay only
Grimek in a “Mr. America" contest.
F R A N K L . McGUIRE—4 room s,
$1.59 on delivery. This includes
Aside from being one of the world’s strongest men with
2 bedroom s; m odern plum bing.
everything. Don't pay a penny
more. You get it with full direc
L arg e lot. Close to church,
a body reminiscent of Sandow, Sigmund Klein, Charles
tions. Use the finest medicated tar
O nly $1500,
Atlas, Henry Steinborn. and Bob Hoffman, Williams was
scalp formula your money can buy.
31 N. E. CHERRY CT.
term s. Q uick possession, too.
Your hair and scalp deserve fine
in no wise muscle bound.
care. Write now. Send no money.
C all J. D. Morris, AT 7171, ask
Good Meals Served All Hours
He excelled at boxing, wrestling, gymnastics, basketball,
Just your name and address to—
fo r B-138.
Home Cooking Our Specialty
handball, volleyball, and many track events. Measured by
Gold Medal Hair Co., D«pt.
FR A N K L. McGUIRE—5 room,
337 Kings Highway
any and all standards, the lad who rose from ordinary fire
m o d ern home. Only $2500, sm all
man to the highest rank any Negro has held in the New
dow n, easy m onthly paym ents.
N oti : THIS FORMULA carries
York Fire department, battalion chief, could have held his
1 b lock to bus, close to school,
the 100'» written Medalo money
D avid N ance, Prop.
COVER CHARGE 50c AT ALL TIMES
ch u rch , stores. Call Mr. M orris,
own with the best on earth in any contest stressing physi
A t. 7171 for m ore inform ation.
Frank L McGuire
Institute Held for
William "Bill" Bass
Robert "Bulldog" Drummond
HOT T E S T SHOW IN TOWN
JACK and JIL L . . . the Long
and Short of It
ai CLUB M O N T E R E Y
Vee and Dee — Seattle Dancing
Darlings with . . .
Art Bowland and his Orchestra
Entirely New Surrounding*. . .
Superbly Correct. . . Air
AT THE OLD LOCATION
N. WILLIAMS AVE. and CHERRY CRT.