Portland inquirer. (Portland, Or.) 1944-194?, December 28, 1945, Page Page Three, Image 3

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    SEARCH LIGHT
THE VETERANS LIGHTHOUSE
NEGRO BUSINESS (1945)
m eetings and com m unity cen te rs
for v eteran s info rm atio n can help
th is reh a b ilita tio n business along.
The S tate D epartm en t of V et­ This colum n sincerely hopes th a t
e ra n s’ A ffairs has app ro v ed loans “Jim m y ’s" p e rtin e n t advice w ill
to O regon veteran s of W orld W ar be heeded.
II am ounting to $93,150 for th e
acquisition of farm s and homes,
“B lack M etropolis," ably w rit­
H ugh E. Rosson, d irector, a n ­ ten by H orace R. C ayton and St.
nounced today. The av erage loan C lair D rake, is a m u st for v e t­
w as for $2,388.
eran s reading, o t even th e h ig h ­
Up to D ecem ber 19, a to ta l of ly acclaim ed “T he A m erican Di-
127 v eteran s have applied for lem na,” by th e ren o w n ed G u n n ar
loans, w ith M ultnom ah county M yrdal, can excel "Black M etro­
leading and M arion, C lackam as polis” as an o b jective .coldly log­
and Lane counties follow ing in ical vehicle of sociological in ­
th a t ord er. T he first loan w as form ation concerning th e A m er­
approved on O ctober 15.
ican Negro. Do not m iss reading
A axim um of $3000 but not to th is book, buddie and be sure
exceed 75 p er cent of th e ap ­ th a t you tell th e w h ite f o l k s
praised value of th e p ro p erty may about it. It w ill do us a lot of
be loaned v eteran s of O regon
good.
u n d er th e act, approved by th e
1945 session of th e state legisla­
The W om en’s A rm y for N ation­
tu re. The act is ad m in istered by al D efense (h ead q u a rte rs C hi­
th e D ep artm en t of V eteran s’ A f­ cago) has tu rn e d all its w artim e
fairs.
energy and effective o peration to-
Mr. Rosson pointed out th a t w a r d v e te ra n s’ reh ab ilitatio n .
application m ay be m ade by any
The W ANDs recen tly had G en er­
eligible v eteran, in w riting, a t the
al O m ar B radley, head of V et­
CAMP FIR E G IRLS discuss ing. ex ecuted by G ertrude W hit­
d ep artm en t's offices in th e S tate eran s ad m in istratio n , send them
"W orld F rien d sh ip ," im p o rtan t ing. w ell-know n artist. In te r-c u l­
L ib rary building, Salem , or at
an official re p re se n ta tiv e to help featu re of th e organ izatio n ’s p ro ­ tu ra l ap preciation sta rts in the
the P o rtlan d b ranch office in the
set up a program of concrete gram . sym bolized in this paint- g irls' own group.
O regon building at F ifth and Oak
v e te ra n s’ aid. T he ex -w a r vo l­
streets. The v etera n w ill be sent
u n teers are ra rin g to go w ith
an application form along w ith
th e ir program . Y ou’ll be h earing
instructions, or these m ay be ob­
ab o u t it.
tain ed from any co unty or v e t­
eran s’ organization service of­
P re sid e n t T ru m an 's new h ous­
ficer.
ing control program is not m e e t­
A TLA NTA (A NP)— Miss C lara
T he application form , a l o n g
ing w ith a g re a t deal of e n th u s­
| Barlow , charged w ith abandon­
w ith a certified or photostatic
iasm from some of th e G o v ern ­
m en t of a m inor w hen her a l­
copy of th e v ete ra n ’s discharge,
m ent officials w ho do not w ish
leged bay w as found in a g a r­
is th en m ailed to th e Salem or
to be q u oted in th e ir opinions.
bage can here last Oct. 25, at
P o rtlan d office.
H ow ever, th ese m en are saying
th e F irst M ethodist c h u r c h
If the loan is approved, an a p ­
th a t th e ù v er-all cost of co n stru c­
(w hite) last w eek w as trie d on
pointed atto rn ey in th e v e te ra n ’s
tion u n d er th e proposed p lan w ill
th e charge and given a probated
hom e county can help him com ­
place th e hom e beyond th e pock-
term of tw elve m onths by Ju d g e
plete the legal details, th u s elim ­
etbook of th e m ajo rity of vets.
Jo h n S. M cClelland of F u lton
in atin g th e need of a trip to
In th e m eantim e, hopes for con­
C rim inal court.
Salem or P ortland .
tro llin g inflation in re a l e state
Miss Barlow , 21, acknow ledged
The applicant should clearly
th a t she is the m o th er of th e
state w h eth er he is acquiring a v alues contin u e to be in th e ceil­
baby and testified th a t she plac­
farm , or a city or su b u rb an home, ing provisions of th e P a tm a n (D.
T exas) housing bill.
ed th e in fan t in a garbage can
it w as advised.
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because she th o u g h t it dead.
K eep y o u r eyes open for con­
The baby, still in custody of
In response to inquiries re g a rd ­
officials of G rady hospital, is
ing the recording of v e te ra n s’ dis­ fidence m en, buddy. T hey are
th e su b ject of an injunction filed
charge papers, D irector H ugh E. o u t to g et you and y o u r change.
by Mr. and Mrs. R edell Brooks,
Rosson of th e D ep artm en t of V et­ W h atev er else happens to you,
asking hospital au th o rities to
eran s’ A ffairs exp lain ed t o d a y don’t be a sucker w ith y o u r
show cause w hy th e y should not
th a t all counties in O regon w ill money.
Miss Rose E lizabeth C am pbell, have p erm an en t custody of the
perform th is service w ith o u t cost,
d au g h te r of Mr. and Mrs. T. M. child. The court o rd er is r e ­
as provided by sta te law.
SUCCESS STORY: O u t in th e C am pbell, w as recen tly a p p o in t­ tu rn a b le in the dom estic re la ­
Som e confusion arose w hen the
N avy began issuing a “notice of m iddlew est, a N egro v e te ra n r e ­ ed as reg istered physical th e ra p y tions co u rt n ex t Ja n . 10.
sep aratio n ” on a sep arate sheet tu rn e d hom e a fte r a m edical d is­ technician at th e Jo h n A. A ndrew
from th e actu a l discharge c e rtifi­ charge from th e arm y. He a r ­ M em orial hospital. T uskegee in ­
cate. B ut A ttorn ey G e n e r a l riv ed hom e w ith o u t a g re a t deal stitu te. Miss C am pbell is c a r­
G eorge N euner, in an opinion of m oney, b u t w as d eterm in ed to ry in g on h e r activ ities in the
an d B arb er Supplies
handed dow n in N ovem ber, ru led go to w ork for him self, n e v e rth e ­ physical th e ra p y d ep artm en t.
JACOB MILLER
Miss C am pbell w as re a re d at
th a t this w as an official p a rt of less. L acking form al education,
515 S. W. Third Ave.
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be recorded, along w ith th e dis­ th a t w h a te v e r he decided to do, th e class of 1943 w ith a degree
charge, w ith o u t cost to th e v e t­ w ould of n ecessity be som ething in physical education. S he ac ­
w hich re q u ired a m inim um of q u ired a m aster's degree at the WALKER and ROACH
eran.
ed
ucatidn an d skill. B ut d espite U niv ersity of W isconsin, and has
R O O F IN G C O N T R A C T O R S
On his re tu rn from th e service
th e v eteran should have his d is­ th e fact th a t he w as lacking in recen tly re tu rn e d from th e U n i­ E l R e y S l a t e S u r f a c e d S h i n g l e s
a n d S id in g
charge recorded w ith o u t delay in th ese things, he still possessed v ersity of C alifornia w h ere she
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the office of th e county clerk of
in th e field of physical th erap y .
his hom e county, Mr. Rosson em ­ cess—am bition.
phasized.
W hile looking aro u n d one day,
This is im portan t, he pointed
out, because th e v e te ra n w ill th en he w ent into th e h e a rt of th e
be able to procure p h otostatic or business section of th e city. In
d u plicate copies needed in a p ­ passing by a larg e office b u ild ­
plying for m any ty p es of em ploy­ ing, he noticed th a t th e re w as
m ent, for state or fed eral ed u ca­ considerable space in th e foyer.
tional and loan benefits, for p e n ­ A fter a g re a t d eal of discussion
sions, and for com pensation u n d er and conference w ith th e ow ners
of th e building, it w as agreed th a t j
the federal read ju stm e n t act.
F u rth er, it w ill save th e v e t­ th e stand could be placed as r e ­
e ra n the tro u b le and delay e n ­ quested, provided it w as k ep t j
tailed in applying to th e go v ern ­ up n eatly and w as a m odern and
m ent for a d u plicate in th e event a ttra c tiv e project.
— presents —
M eeting all th ese req u irem en ts, |
his original discharge p ap ers b e­
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come lost or stolen, Mr. Rosson
has th re e sim ilar shining parlors
explained.
L ast w eek, m y good friend in d iffe re n t buildings, and his
Jam es L. H icks of NNPA, w rote m onthly n et incom e from th e ven- i
som e advice on how v e t e r a n tu re s av erage $350.
By Joseph Francis A lbright
F o r A NP
New Technician Mother of Infant
At Tuskegee
Put on Probation
Institute Hospital
BEAUTY SUPPLIES
"HAPPY NEW YEAR”
DUDE RANCH
SNUKS and AMEIL DANCE
TEAM
TRAVERS and BLAGG
A Star Studded Entertainment
Line Up!
SNUKS . . . AMEIL
CLIPPER SERVICE STATION
Everyday Is a Holiday
General Overhauling by Expert Mechanic
We Specialize in . . .
BRAKE SERVICE . . . WASHING . . . POLISHING
LUBRICATION . . . WAXING
WE
NEVER
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PORTLAND INQUIRER
Friday* D ecem ber 28. 1945
CLOSE
— 24 HOUR SERVICE —
For Service Calls Phone TRinity 1446
Now Open Under New Management
2707 N. VANCOUVER AVE.
DANCE TO THE MELODIES OF BANKS
AND HIS BUDDIES
Your Dude Ranch Master of Cerem ony— N apaer
Phone TRinity 3967 . . . 240 N. Broadway
DUDE
RANCH
Mr. O liver E. Sm ith sets pace
for N egro L eadership in P o rt­
land.
C om ing to P o rtlan d in
1937 from Longview , W ashington
a p a rt of th e g reater P o rtlan d
Era. F or a period of tim e Mr.
S m ith m ade a study of m inori­
tie s , p a rtic u la r th e N egro in
O regon and Southw est W ashing­
ton. H is in terest since has been
in RIG H TS for all A m ericans.
In 1941 he m arried Miss Alice
M. E vans d a u g h te r of an old
pioneer fam ily of P ortland. They
reside in S outhw est Portland.
Mr. S m ith ’s in terest is varied.
In 1945 as w ell as y ears before,
he had been e ith e r active or con­
sulted in every m ajor o rganiza­
tion dealing w ith m inorities. In
civic and political organizations
his 1945 activities w ere:
V ice-president of P o r t l a n d
B ranch of NAACP.
S ecretary of B illy W ebb Lodge
No. 1050 (Elks).
B oard m em ber of th e U rban
League.
S ecretary of P rogressive D em ­
ocratic Club.
Field C o-O rdinator for N ation­
al C ouncil for P erm an en t F. E.
P. C.
C orrespondent for A m erican
C ouncil on Race R elation.
D irector of A llied Racial and
M inorities Study.
B oard m em ber of M ultnom ah
C ounty D em ocratic C en tral Com ­
m ittee.
In 1944, he ra n for S tate R ep­
resen tativ e and received 14,885
votes, ju s t tw en ty -eig h t (28) votes
b ehind for th e nom ination o f his
p arty . He w as indorsed by o r­
ganized labor for th e post. H e
w as the first N egro to ru n on
th e D em ocratic ticket.
He has opened an office in th e
h e a rt of th e W illiam s A venue
D istrict as a N otary P ublic w ith
Books on or about th e Negro.
Mr. S m ith still contends his deep
in te re st is M inority R ights and
a booster for th e scenic beauty
of O regon and S outhw est W ash­
ington.
T illam ook L uncheon o p e n e d
S ep tem b er 14th u n d er th e m a n ­
agem ent of Mrs. M ary P roctor,
P roprietor.
T he location is d i­
rectly across W illiam s A venue
from the U. S. O. at Tillam ook
and W illiam s A venue. C h o i c e
food is served in connection w ith
an u p -to -d ate f o u n t a i n . Mrs.
P roctor is a P rogressive business
w om an. D uring W orld W ar II,
she had th ree sons in th e service
of th e country. She has been a
resid en t of P o rtlan d since 1935.
“Sibleys Shoe S hine P arlor, 13
N. E. R ussel.”
Mr. Sibley has been a resid en t
of P o rtlan d for 25 years. He
has been dependable and honest
in all his dealings w ith th e pub-
lie. H aving a p h y sic a l handicap,
Mr. Sibley needs to be c o n g ratu ­
lated for th e w ay he has con­
ducted his business.
Mrs. K itty B lackw ell know n
as "K itty ” w ith her p ersonality
and esteem ed ab ility to h elp N e­
gro business, now op erates a
florist shop a t h er hom e 1712 N.
E. V ictoria A venue. “SAY IT
W ITH FLO W ERS ”.
W hat started out as a snack
bar for th e patrons of th e A cme
C lub in D ecem ber, 1944, along
w ith Mrs. M ary C arter, is now
one of th e A venue’s busiest R es­
tau ran ts. Mrs. C a rte r now em ­
ployes six (6) persons. “T h a t is
w h at w e call business m an ag e­
m e n t”.
SUGAR H ILL D INETTE at 84
N. B roadw ay b e tte r know n as
M yrt’s of W hich Mrs. M yrtle B ar-
no is th e congenial and w ell
know n p ro p rietress an d H ostess.
The th e a tric a l people from all
over the nation m ake M yrt’s th e ir
h e ad q u arters w hile in th e C ity of
Roses.
T he M adrona R adio and Rec­
ord Shop o p erated by th e very
po p u lar couple, Mr. and Mrs. A u­
gustus G a rre tt, b e tte r know n to
th e ir frien d s as D orothy and
C harlie.
T he G a rre tt’s sta rte d
in this business in 1937 an d have
been engaged in the sam e b u si­
ness since th a t date.
T hey have recen tly purch ased
th e bu ild in g at N. W illiam s and
B roadw ay w h ere th e new hom e
of th e M adrona and R ecord Shop
w ill be located. T he public is
cordially in v ited to inspect th e ir
new hom e on J a n u a ry 2, 1946
from 5 to 10 p. m.
C LA R K ’S B LU E H E A V E N
LUNCH ROOM— 1042 N. L arra-
bee St., m anaged and o p erated
by a young and progressive cou­
ple, Mr. an d Mrs. W. J . C lark.
T hey have been in business a t
this location since Ju ly and are
doing nicely.
T he am en d m en ts to th e G. I.
B ill of R ights hav e been ironed
out, and it soon w ill be “in th e
bag.” C hief changes w ill affect
th e loan and ed u catio n provisions,
w hich w ill be g re a tly expanded.
TH E
M EDLEY HOTEL
2272 N. In te rs ta te Ave.
P o rtla n d 's L eading
C olored H otel
MUrdock 9533
METZGROFF FURS
We M ake O ur O w n Coats
F u rs N ow on Sale
908 S. W. M orrison St.
LIND & POMEROY
F l o w e r s
“As n e a r as y o u r p h o n e”
The Time Shop
D iam onds--W atches--Jew elry
T im e is O ur B usiness
Licensed W atchm akers
E x p ert R epairing
5 to 10 day service
420 S. W. W ashington
BE 6441
RHEUMATIC
Now Walks Without Sticks
• TAKES NO MEDICINE •
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Mr. I h i r L * t , S a llii. M itt.
get« wonderful relief without
taking medicine. He «ayt “ Be*
tore I began uting your wonder­
ful treatment I wa« unable ta
walk without 2 stick« N os. I
can do my part of feeding my
«feck. Blet« you for the relief
I got” . You. too. may get rid
of your p a in t, nffTerin*; mla-
•ry . due to R H E U M A T IS M .
________________________ S C I A T I C A .
A R T H R IT IS .
L U M B A G O . N E U R A L G I A , with "pain k illin g”
N A B 4 C R E A M . No awful tatting medlrine« to take.
You Just rub thla qutr* acting. rream where your
t.ody a' he* and feel« «tiff. t omfortlng^ Joyou» relief
■ auaJljr romei fa«t. N A B 4 C R E A M 1« made of
'pain klllera ' many dortora recommend. It a »«re.
Larmle*«, but powerfully effertl«« In chasing pain*.
Many who u«ed to auffer will not be without I t , and
hleaa the day they learned of thl» grand new treat­
ment. It'a a ihame to «iiffer agonising pain« when
get happy relief by JiHt «ending for yor"
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A M this minute.
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S E N D NO M O N E Y . J'ay your p it m a n |2 M *»«*•
l "stage or «end 12 00 and we pay pottage. M O N E Y -
B A C K G U A R A N T E E 0 R t> S R N O W ! D a p t.
N A B M F 6 . C O .. 103-0* Northern Blvd . Corona, N. Y .
AD No. 2
2617 NE U nion A ve—GA. -1HK-
THE FASHION
Cloak & Suit Co.
Dresses - Milinery
Coats - Suits
Shop Where Style and
Quality Blends
"The Friendly Store"
E xclusive B ut N ot E xpensive
936 S. W. W ashington, cor. 10th
Professional
Services
DR. CARL R. VICKERS
Dentist
1471 N. E. W illiam s C ourt
P o rtlan d
— V E rm bnt 4208 —
Robt. N. Joyner Jr.. M.D.
PH Y SIC IA N and SURGEON
Office: 141$ N. W illiam s Ave.
P o rtlan d . O regon
V Erm ont 4404 or BEacon 3191