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PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY, MAY 19, 102«
POLA NEGRI’S PLAY BRANDED “DIRTY”
COLONEL MAYFIELD, SOUTHERN EDITOR, BAYS “BELLA DONNA"
WILL NOT BHOW IN THE aou TH LAND.—APPEALS TO PAS-
BION OP RACE HATRED TO PUT END TO EXHIBITION
Calls Jewish Theater Promotor» “Second-Hand Clothing Dealers."—taya
Buch Plays Will Cause More Bl ood to Flow In South Than Civil
Warr— Associato Editor Rem Inds the Colonel of Few Facte
AUTHOR FEDERAL ANTI-LYNCHI NG BILL BAYS HE IS PROUD TO
WORK FOR THE RACE BECA USE OF ITS HISTORY ANO AC-
COMPLISHMENTSz—STUDI ED RACE FOR 30 YEARS
All Aboard for Chicago
Pays Glowing Tribute to the Work of the National Association for ths Ad-
vancement of Colored People, and Urges a Million Members
to Push Anti-Lync hlng Legislation
Coarse, oontemptlble and Insulting. the utter depths of aln, depravity
Rose City Lodge, No. Ill, I. B. P. O. E. of W. has launched a popularity contest and Will give
Vulgar, bestial and degrading.
and human nakodneea. I told you of
I House and go to the Senate, where
That 1s the only description I can the foul and Immoral lessons they
Speaking before a representative it would be up to the senators to
dally schooled Into the children of ’
give of Pole Negri's dirty play.
audience at Lincoln High School au pass it He declared that the Senate
Ths first picture of ths Polish this land and I predicted then that
ditorium Sunday afternoon. May 13, could make rules to govern that body
vamp In America le an open Insult the dsy was coming when they
Congressman Leonidas C. Dyer, au so that the democratic flllibuster
would seek to carry that degradation
to ths nation.
Any woman over the age of 18 years and who resides in Portland is eligible to enter the con
thor of the famous Dyer anti-lynching could not be re-enacted.
It Is a brazen propaganda for so to further depths by Introducing the
bill, made a lasting impression upon
The speaker declared the figures
test. Vote books are now ready and can be secured at the Stag Club, 381)4 East Morrison
cial equality. It le a stench In the negro on the screen to act In con
the minds and hearts of his hearers, of lynching In this age are appalling;
nostrils of ths Bouthland and an *. junction with white people and at
when in plain unaffected language without arguing whether the victims
Street, any afternoon after 2 p. tn.
tempt to foist that on a white Prot
front to the Cauoaelan raoo.
he told of the injustice to the race are guilty or innocent, he said they
estant race for whom they seem to
Europe’s alleged star should
in this country, and pleaded with should be tried by their peers. Thia
When contest close», the winner will be crowned at a big carnival, the like of which has never
sent back to Poland to twinkle among have nothing but contempt. I told
the race to lay aside petty misun should ordinarily be left to the states,
a people where the white Instinct Io you It was coming, and hero Io Its
before been staged in our city.
derstandings and differences and but we have a great many states lax
not so pronounced as It Io In Amort- approach. Already negroes are be
unite to correct the many evils prac in protecting their citiieas and there
oa, and with her should go tho de ing given roles In screen playa,
ticed against them. The ballot and fore federal authority will have to
clothing mer more and more they are Intruding
Stay off date, June 22nd—"RUTH ful. May God bless each and all of its proper, intelligent exercise was do it He told of the lynching of
chants who foisted tho production on Into tho plays and the latest step la
declared the most effective method in eleven returned soldiers (colored)
you is my wish.
ths love affair of a white woman
tho American people.
blotting out present day mistreat before their uniforms were off just
Tho picture was barred from Hous with a black man.
MRS. LIZZIE K WEEK8.
ment. He urged those in the North to teach them they were “niggers.”
Ya Gods I
ton by tho local censor board and
west, and in all the "free” states, to Fine government that cannot protect
The fighting demon of the Pacific
Io It conceivable that such a play
permitted entry, over their protest,
t use their ballots to help the thou Its citizens, he shouted. He said he
coast. Dany Edwards, defeated wee
by the mayor of Houston.
. could be presented In the Old
sands of the race who were disfran was not going to rest until those
Willie Spencer in New York on May
Thank God for the censor board, , South?
chised in the South and who could murderers (lynchers) were put in the
8th. George Moore of Portland Is
Congressman L. C. Dyer, of Mia not help themselves. Mr. Dyer declared penitentiary.
Worse than that, open Insult fol-
and—well, you can guess my senti
WEDDING, Danny's manager.
souri. delivered a very Interesting ad we have waited for more than a
lows rapidly on tho heels of dleplay- JUNE 6TH, AT MT. OLIVET.—Ad.
ments for tho mayor.
The speaker closed, pleading with
dress Sunday evening at Mt. Olivet quarter of a century for the states to hi shearers to stand together. He
Tho story of “Bella Donna", Pola ed immorality.
A CARD OF THANKS
Baptist church, on the Mothers' Day do justice, and that we have waited said. "My friends, I am the friend of
This bulletin IB flashsd on the
Negri’s dirty play, deals with the
Expressman Goes to Beattie
My heart Is filled with gratitude to
mad Infatuation of a white woman screen. Read, white sone of the
E. Richardson, expressman, made the many friends both here and in program. The address as well as in vain.
justice. If republican senators stand
the entire program, was highly appre
for a dark skinned North African, South—read It and reflect. Road It a hurried business trip to Seattle
In support of his contention that tn the way, turn them out and go
other sections of the country wbo
again and again, and aeo to what rs- taat week.
yclept an Egyptian.
we away from the South could help ahead. Vote for someone else. Stand
were so kind and beautiful to my
Mr. and Mrs. A. H Morrow were those down there better than they as a race for justice for your people
Those who saw the play witnessed voltlng doptha the depraved Jews
dear busband and to me during his
very generous with their car and could help themselveB, he recited the until justice comes to them. I’m in
tho horrible and revolting spectacle have dragged the moving pictures:
Miss Byrd Visits Relatives
illness and death, For the wealth of
“WHITE SKINNED LADIES WILL
of a white woman, clinging In the
Miss Mabie Byrd, colored Y Secre flowers, telegrams and expressions conveyed Mr. Dyer back and forth to story of the North Dakota youth who for my party—if it is right. Go after,
arms of a colored man. Tho white FLIRT WITH BROWN 8KINNEO tary, visited her brother in Seattle of love and sympathy I am so thank- his hotel while he was here.
had been whipped mistreated and get after them; fight them; stand
face of woman melting Into tho pas MEN WHEN THEIR HUSBANDS I a week ago.
killed in a prison camp in Florida, together, that is the way you win.”
sionate countenance of the I black ARE AWAY.”—Pola Negri In “Bella
recently ,and added: “It was the
The speaker paid a glowing tribute
man, and those Jews made ths Donna."
Rooming House Raided
State of North Dakota that got these to the memory of Abraham Lincoln,
Egyptian good and black, as If
So help me Ood. that bulletin was
facts and made Florida investigate and said he had resolved to do all
Al Wilson and Roy Tindall were
vent some ancient grudge.
flashed on the screen In the leading arrested In a raid Monday night in
the prison camp condition in her own he could to emulate the character of
theater In the city of Houston.. So a house at 526 Kearney street. In
the great Lincoln and to have the
The picture le an Insult to
The legislator told of many lynch I great love of Lincoln.
help me God. that foul and blaaphe- , company with three white women.
WhBieealo and Retail Dealer In the Famous
America and a direct thrust ■t
moua lie waa eent over America by One of the women was charged with
ings which had occurred in different
Mr. Dyer has been representative
parts of the country, especially in the Ito Congress from his district for six
consclencaleaa selling liquor, while the other two
I told you some time ago that the
I South, and of the terrible atrocity of I consecutive terms. He
Jews of Hollywood.
I and the men were jailed on charges
is an attor-
depraved and degraded bunch ot
Whore are the thunderbolts of of disorderly conduct.
the crime and how in the more than ney of note and for some years
Kikes who control tho movie Indus
5.000 cases investigated not more served as prosecuting attorney at
try of thio country had deliberately
Where le the manhood of tho Old
than 19 per cent had been even ac his home in St Louis.
Wnen In Need of a Hair-Cut and 9
and with malice aforethought plan
cused of the crime of rape, thereby
He is author of the China Trade
Shave, call at the
ned to break down the moral life of
Tho South has nsvsr bssn eafe
giving the lie to the reports that col act. and prominent in many organi
Protestant America with the subtle
from tho negro rape flsnd. Ws have
ored men are rapists.
and convincing propaganda of tho
Railroad men going East, take your wife or sweetheart nice fresh
hung them by their necks, ws have
C. N. (Pat) McArthur, ex-congreas-
screen. I told you how. Inch by Inch,
115 Flanders Stroat
crabs. Retailed at Pioneer Billiard Parlor Restaurant. 108 North
should resist this slander. He urged man from the Third District, Oregon,
burned them at the staks, and still
8ixth Street, and Barbecue Plant. 350 Glisan Street in the Park
they dragged tho heroes and hero- j
Mme. C. J. Walker's
Hotel. On sale at these places to the genera! public.
his hearers to fight for men and meas a friend and co-worker of Mr. Dyer,
Ines of tho youth of thio land Into j
(Continued on page four)
ures that will help the colored people in a most fitting manner Introduced
Also Baths, Cigars, Candles and
in the South. He said there was ab him to the audience. The Dunbar
solutely no excuse for a republican Community quartet sang a group of
E. W. AGEE. Proprietor
Featuring Our Friday Crabs
eign News Briefs
C. AUBREY FAIR
BETHEL A. M
E. SUNDAY SCHOOL
Pbone Broadway 6388
Miss Freída Shaw
Portland*« Queen of Song
Friday, June 1, 1923
Under the personal direction ot J. W. Stanley
Mrs. J C. BAKER. Reader
At a regular meeting of Dahlia
Temple, I. B P. O. E. of W., Tuesday
night the 15th, six candidates rode
Following the initiation
ceremony, the Temple adjourned and
all repaired to the social session
rooms, where i
TAXES ON WIVES TOO HEAVY,
GIVES 'EM AWAY
MISS CLOT1LLE CURRY. Violinist
Annual Memorial Service
Looal Lodge No. 25, P. P. B. A. Of A.
Sunday, May 20, 2.30 P. M.
MT. OLIVET BAPTIST CHURCH
Flrat and Schuyler Streets
Sermon by Iley. J. W. Andereon
Other Ministers Will Be Preaent
Telephone Main 5051
Hours : 9 A. M. to 6 P. M.
Sundays and Evenings by Appointment
8IERRA LEONE, West Africa.
May 4.—King Beyene of West Africa,
head of the town of Atok and ruler
over all the Mekae tribe, who had
250 wives, is now conveying most ot
them to the other leaders of the
tribes because the French Govern
ment is putting a heavy tax on every
wife beyond the fifth one.
Phone. Walnut 6166
Meets every Sunday afternoon from 3 to
House, 243 Russell Street. The public is
all the time
R. D. Bird. President
Mrs. Phillips, Lady Pres.
6. at St. Phillip’s Parish
invited. A good program
H. N. Triplett. Vlce-Pres.
I. Z. Triplett, Gen. Sec’y
Lewis Stenger Barber
“The House of Quality”
J. RO8AMOND JOHN8ON CAU8E8
ARREST OF CAFE MANAGER
Because he was refused service In
the Beechnut Cafeteria In Market
street, Newark, N. J„ on Monday
night, April 30. J. Rosamond John
son. leader ot a company of actors
performing at Loew's Theater, caus-
od the arrest of Samuel Tress. man-
ager of the restaurant, The actor
and his leading woman, Eloise Ben-
nett, ordered something to eat, but
Tress Informed them that his super
iors had ordered that he could not
serve colored folk.
At the request of the actor. Assem
blyman Oliver Randolph, lawyer,
caused Tress's arrest by Constable
Tress was taken before Justice of
the Peace Joseph H. E. Scotland, and
held In ball of 8300 for a hearing
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Phone Broadway 7222
Satisfaction Will Be Mutual
Model Shoe Repair
The Right Place to Have Your Shoo Repairing Done
272 Waahlngton Street
B„„ Burt S0S3
SILVER KING CAFE
Your Patronage Desired
350 Glisan Street, in Paik Hotel, opposite New Postofflcs
OPEN FROM 8 A. M. TO 10 P. M.
ALL CLASSES OF DENTAL WORK CAREFULLY
B. J. JOHNSON. Proprietor
In the Blumauer Building
Northeast corner Fourth and Morrison Streets
not voting for the Dyer anti-lynching “heart songs.” The quartet is com
bill. The republicans took a pledge posed of Mesdames Cannady and Wil
and promised to enact such legisla liams and Messrs. Drew and Bowers;
tion, but they had utterly failed to ( Miss Violet Hooker sang, accompa
do so. The responsibility for such nied by Duncan Allen; Rev. E. J. Ma
failure, he said, rested on the should i grader, pastor of Zion church, deliv
ers of the senate of the United States, ered the invocation, and Mrs. E. D.
especially the republicans, who were Cannady presided.
there by a large majority.
He took a fling at our Senators CONGRESSMAN DYER PRESENT
from Oregon and said that we should
ED WITH GOLD PEN
not forget their stand on this bill
when they are up tor re-election.
At a meeting of the Branch reor
Here he urged the people to join the ganization of the N. A. A. C. P„ held
N. A. A. C. P., which he declared in this city Monday evening, the
was the organization doing the most 14th, at First A. M. E. Zion church,
good and making the greatest and Congressman Leonidas C. Dyer of
most effective fight for justice to the St. Louis, Mo., author of the Dyer
I race. He paid a glowing tribute to Anti-Lynching bill, was presented
the wrok of James Weldon Johnson, ! with a solid gold fountain pen as a
secretary of N. A. A. C. P„ and said "token of appreciation of his labors"
he had done more than any other by the colored citizens of Portland.
individual to get the bill where it The presentation was made by Mrs.
was. He urged that the association’s E. D. Cannady, associate editor of
membership be increased to one mil The Advocate, the latter being the
lion Instead of remaining one hun- auspices under which Mr. Dyer’s
Portland engagement was made. It
Mr. Dyer declared that he was was only after much difficulty that
proud to work for the race because I Mr. Dyer was persuaded to accept
of its wonderful history and its ac the gift. Mr. Dyer makes no charge
complishments and possibilities, and for his lectures, but ev.rywhere he
he admonished those who were not speaks the N. A. A. C. P. contrib
proud ot the race and who didn't utes towards his traveling expenses.
want to be identified with it, to get Mr. Dyer did not want the impres
out of the way of those who were.
sion to go forth that he was advo
Mr. Dyer declared that he waa go cating justice to the race for money
ing to reintroduce his bill in the next or other gifts, but because It was hts
session of Congress on the first day "duty” to do so. The pen bears the
and that it would be referred to his following inscription “To L. C. Dyer
committee, which would report it out from the colored cil'zens of Port
immediately, then it would pass the land. Ore., 5/14/13.”
The crabs are caught on Thursday, cooked on Thursday and deliv-
ered on Thursday. On sale, nice and fresh, Friday morning, Buy
one—small, medium or large—and convince yourself as to their
wonderful flavor and fresh taste.
Make further inquiries over
Qr. J.*Matllsky, who formerly re
sided at 4S6 West Park Street, has
moved to 82» East ISth Street, North,
whore she le better prepared to take
care of her patients. Phono Garfield
Annual Barbecue July 4 at Shiloh
When You Call a Taxi-Cab
All Kinds of Meats Barbecued—Serve You Here, or You May Take
Call Brdy. 0098
Ham and Eggs. Bacon and Eggs, Hot Cakes and Coffee. Served from
8 A. M. to 11 A. M.
BLACK AND WHITE
Merchant's Lunch Served from 11 A. M. to 2:10 P. M.
Stands at all leading hotels and all parts of the city