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PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 1923
PRICE 5 CENTS
URGED TO CELEBRATE PETER SALEM DAY
BO8TON LkAQUl’B ANSWIN TO SOUTHERN CONQRE88MAN, CITY
ORATOR. II MAM MEETING AT BUNKER HILL MONUMENT
IN HONOR OF BLACK Hl RO OF BUNKIR HILL KAMI
Race Everywhere Urged to Hold Spacial Commemoration Mooting* June
17, IS or IS.—Soya No Race Hoe Greater er Oeeper Claim
On America Than Black*
(Special to The Advocate!
Boaton. Mae*.. May IS Follow lag
th* new* In dallies that Repreaenla-
live Garrett of Tennesaee. democratic
leader In Coogreaa. waa the Invited
epeaker tor the Boston observance
of the 141th annlveraary ot the bat
tie ot Bunker Hill, the officer* of the
Maaaacbuaetl* Branch of the National
Equal Rights l-eagua decided to car
ry through here the project long con
templated by the national body of
observing June l?th aa one ot the
national ''race day*" In honor ot Pe
ter Salem, th* hlalorlcally acknowl
edged Afro-American aoldler who
ehot and mortally wounded tbe Brit
ish commander at the crisis In th*
battle of Bunker Hill.
In honor of tbl* black hero, and
aa answer to the aeiectlon of a Routh
erner, upholder of dlafranchlaement
and of the Ku Kim Klan, by the
city tor Monday. June 19lh, the an
niversary tailing thl* year on a Sat
urday. tbe 17lh. the Boaton Branch
proposes to have out-door exercise*
at the great Bunker Hill monument
on Bunday afternoon, the ISth, with
Rev. M A. N. Bbaw, national presi
dent. a* tbe orator, and Hon Wm. H.
Lewie as historical orator.
Tbe holding ot observances by tbe
Equll Rights or Cltlsens Committees
organised tor thia special meeting Is
also suggested. Tbe League offers
to send a leaflet on Pater Salem to
any who send request to the League,
lol Court Street, room 9. Boat on.
Mrs. Harrington, wife
manager ot the
Portland, has been
manager ot the
Qearhart. Oregon, hotel,
Is owned by the
Meier A Trank Company
The Portland laundry, which has
been closed for a year or more, will
Mr. and Mrs. John Hampshire and
their son of Grant* Pas*. Oregon,
were guest* at the Portland thia
Down In Savannah. Ga.. last week
a Colored bell-boy was whipped by
white men who claim they were mem
bers of the K. K. K. The bell-boy's
effense. so be was told by the men
who administered the whipping, waa
because he waa serving tn the capac
ity of a clerk al the Phoenix Hotel
Waycroaa. Th* boy was twenty-(wo
years of age and was carried fifteen
miles In the country, where he waa
beaten almost Into Insensibility. Car
ter waa kidnaped about 11 o'clock at
night while on duty at the hotel, and
thrown into a waiting automobile,
handcuffed and threatened with death
If he made an outcry. The occur
rence has caused many colored peo
ple to pack up their belongings and
leave the town.
Local and For
eign News Briefs
b*r native language.
omura was warmly received, a* was .JUNE 5TH, AT MT. OLIVIT.—A*L
also Mis* Lucy Rubertl. a young Ital
ian woman, who discussed her peo
For Sale Golden Oak Dining-Room
ple and their work In thia country. Bet; Winch top table. A bargain.
She recited her country’s national Phone Garfield 2435.—adv.
air. The meeting waa a special one
arranged by the missionary society
MR. LATIMER GOES EAST
of the church, and was largely at
George Latimer. 397 East'38th St.
Rev. Byers, tbe pastor of N.. left thia week for a trip to sev
tbe church, sang n solo, aa did sev eral of the large cities In the east.
eral others whose names the repor He will be gone tor several weeks.
ter did not learn, and a number of
others participated on the program
Mr*. A. 8. Phillips, Lady President
of the Portland Division. Is In Seat-
REV. DYER PREACHES SERMON : tie on important business for the
The 8. M T. Order held Its an Portland Division ot the Black Cross
nual meeting and "turnout" Sunday Nurse Unit.
afternoon. May 17th. at the Blag Au
MR8. 0. N. WHITE. Sec.
ditorium. Re*. Dyer, pastor ot the
Independent Baptist church, preach | When In Need of a Hair-Cut and ¡J
ed the sermon. A nice audience was
Shave, call at the
In attendance and the program was
successful from every viewpoint.
B ELKS SABIIARY BARBER SHOP
SIS Flanders Street
MRS. MOORE TO LEAVE FOR THE
Mme. C. J. Walker"*
Mr*. George P Moore, accompanied
by her son. will leave early this < * Alee Bathe, Cigars, Candles and '
month to Join her husband In New
B. W. AGEE. Proprietor
York city, where they will make their
Phone Broadway 53SS
future home. Mrs. Moore, who suf
fered a fractured limb a tew weeks
MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVED
ago. I* much Improved.
The ennuel custom of observing
DEPUTY SHERIFF RETURNS
Memorial Day waa observed all over
George Harden. 1001 Bast Yambill the country, Wednesday, the 10th.
St., of thia city, who has been away , Services In tbe churches, patriotic
several months taking treatments parades, decorating graves of the de-
tor rheumatism al Hot Spring*. Ark., i parted ones, made up a full day.
returned home last week. Mr. Har
den I* a deputy sheriff of Multnomah
DIES FOLLOWING OPERATION
County. On last Bunday he Joined
Andrew Burgess of 2146 Clackamas
Bethel Church. 20S McMillen St.
. St.. Montavllla. died Wednesday the
I 13rd, at 8t. Vincent's hospital tol-
YOUNG PEOPLE TO GIVE PRO • lowing an operation for removal of
goiter. Funeral services were held
The Christian Endeavorer* of Zion Friday following from the Gables un-
A. M E Church will give a program , dertaklng parlors, with Rev. Mosely,
on the 11th ot this month at the ' pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church, in
church which will consist of two In ; charge. Interment in Mt. Scott cem
teresting drama*, Everybody is look etery. Mr. Burgees leaves to mourn
ing forward with great anticipation their loss a wife and six children.
to seeing the young folks perform.
Mrs. E. J. Magruder Is In charge.
DEACON'S WIFE SETS FIRE TO
ELKS HONOR DEAD
A committee ot Elks, members ot
Rose City Lodge. I B. P. O. E. ot
W . visited the cemeteries Memorial
Day and placed a penant of Elks'
color* on each of the gravea of their
Dr. J. Matllsky. who formerly re
sided at 4*6 Weet Park Street, ha*
moved to 829 East 1<th Street, North,
where she le better prepared to take
care of her patient*. Phone Garfield
WOMAN’S HEAD IN ANGRY
Jasper. Tex., May 23.—A colored
woman was held in Jail here pending
action of a grand Jury, following the
burning to death of Miss Donntngan.
another colored woman.
During church services the first
woman, the wife of one of the dea
cons. became angry at the Donnigan
woman and later, meeting her, emp
tied a pall of gasoline over her and
lighted a match to her head, caus
ing horrible burn* and death soon af
terwards. authorities claim.
The accused woman I* said to have
become angry when she saw her hus
band, the deacon, give the Donnlngan
woman some money during church
services. The deacon had previous
ly taken up the collection and was
only making change for a bill the
slain woman had given him.
Wanted.—Men or women to take
orders for genuine guaranteed hos
iery for men, women and children.
Eliminate darning. Salary $75.00 a
week full time, *1.50 an hour apare
Beautiful spring line. Inter
BPKAK8 AT LINCOLN METHODIST
national Stocking Mills, Norristown.
NEW YORK ANTI-KLAN BILL BE
Last Sunday night at Lincoln Meth
odist Episcopal Church. Mrs. E. D.
Governor Smith Signe Measure Re
Cannady represented the race with
quiring Klan te File Mem
a brief talk on Ibe progress made by
the race during the past more than
ment today by the National Associa PRESIDENT HARDING PROMISES APPOINTMENT OF NEGRO DOC
tion for the Advancement of Colored
TORS AND NURSES, BUT VETERAN BUREAU DECIDES
TO PLACE WHITE DOCTORS IN CHARGE
Thia measure, modeled upon the
Dyer anti-lynching bill, was spons
Colored People Are Sick of the Polley of tn* Administration Catering to
ored in the Pennsylvania legislature
th* White South, and So Notifies Preaident Harding and
by the legislative department of the
Loader* of the Grand(7) Old Party
National Association of Colored Wo
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men's Clubs, which worked unceas
Washington. May 25.—In spite of nie Tonz led the Christian Endeavor.
ingly for tbe enactment.
Preeident Harding's recent promise Miss Tonz Is engaged in missionary
to the Negro race that the work of work in Southern Rhodesia, Africa
WINS CIVIL RIGHTS FIGHT IN caring for the Negro veterans should under
NEW JERSEY TOWN
be placed solely in the hands of Ne Board. She la at home here and has
gro doctors and nurses, announce just completed a three years' nurse
New York. N. Y. May 25.—Harry
ment was made today that the Vet training coarse at St. Vincent'* hos
J. 8imm* of Vineland. New Jersey
erans Bureau had decided to place a pital, having felt the need ot med
has written to th* National Associa
white medical officer in charge of ical training in her missionary work
tion for the Advancement of Colored
the institution and appoint white abroad. Miss Tonz will return In a
PENNSYLVANIA ANTt-LYNCH LAW People, 70 Fifth Avenue, New York physicians and surgeons tor the key short time to her field of labor in
City, announcing his victory In a
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
positions, but to employ Negroes as Africa. She is a very young woman,
civil rights fight against a restaurant
ward doctors, nurses, attendants and not yet thirty but has already seen
New York. N. Y., May 25— Partici of his town, where service had been
five years of work amongst the na
pation In a lynching constitutes mur refused him because ot hi* being col
tives in Africa. Her talk to the En-
Alabama Doctor in Charge
der, by tbe terms of the Stevens anti ored.
The Bureau has definitely, decided deavorers was replete with informa
Mr. Simms was informed that he
lynching bill, passed by both houses
on Dr. Stanly (white) of Greenville, tion, sympathy and encouragement,
of the Penaylvania legislature and would be charged one dollar extra for
Ala., to have charge of the adminis and the young people pronounced her
now signed by Governor Pinchot of service because he was colored. Mr.
tration of the hospital. The position “wonderful."
that state, according to announce- 81mm* put the tacts before bis at
Next Sunday morning the pastor
pay* $10,000 a year and he will *u-
torney with the result that the pro
' pervise the expenditure of about $1,- will preach; in the evening the Wa-
prietor of the restaurant, Mr. Harry
' 250,000, which is the estimated an nauma Chapter, O. E. 8, will have
Steen, paid $50 in cash, made a pub
their annual thanksgiving service.
lic apology through an advertisement
And Mrs. C. E. Cannon. “Y” Bible
Negro Leader* Protest
and made a written guarantee that
Negro leaders here have informed class teacher, will have charge of
all citlxens would in future receive
President Harding and leader* of the the Christian Endeavor service at 7
equal treatment in his restaurant
Grand Old Party!7) that the colored o'clock p. m. Everybody cordially In
voters will leave the republican par vited to attend all these services.
Will End July'9th, 1923
St Phillip* Mission
ty en masse if this decision Is not
24th and 8avier Days
BELATED U. N. I. A. NEWS
reversed. "We are sick unto death
There Will Be 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Morning service, 11 a. m.; Sunday
The Portland division listened to
of the policy of this administration
School, 12 m. Archdeacon Black in
Prises. Who Will Win?
catering to the prejudices of the a mighty fine program on last Sun
charge; Mr. B. Coles, lay reader. A
white south,” declared a prominent day afternoon. The president, R. D.
cordial welcome awaits you at St
i Negro leader. The fight against the Bird, was feeling ill and his vice,
' decision is being energetically push- H. N. Triplett, presided. After open
( ed by representatives of the National ing the meeting in usual manner with
Association for Advancement of Col songs and prayer, he made his usual
ored People, and other national or talk, which was enjoyed by the asso
ganizations. The president is being ciation. Mr. J. Hood was in charge
flooded with telegrams of protest. of the program. He made a short
The row is further complicated by a talk and called upon the division’*
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in the Famous
split between Dr. Moton, president musician. Lucille G. Triplett, who
of Tuskegee Institute, and Henry gave a beautiful selection upon the
Lincoln Johnson, colored national piano. The Rev. E. C. Dyer, pastor
committeeman of Georgia. Johnson of the Independent Baptist Church,
charges Moton with having privately and also a member of the California
stated to the whites ot Tuskegee that Division ot the U. N. I. A., was in-
' he would be satisfied with a white . troduced by the president The Rev.
Dyer held the members spellbound for
manager in charge of the hospital.
more than thirty minutes, at times
Hospital Under Guard
Railroad men going East take your wife or sweetheart nice fresh
A dispatch from Tuskegee says that being interrupted by long and loud
crabs. Retailed at Pioneer Billiard Parlor Restaurant. 108 North
the hospital building is under heavy applause. His subject, "Why I am
Sixth Street and Barbecue Plant 350 Gliaan Street tn the Park
guard as a result of threats made a U. N. A. I."
Hotel. On sale at these places to the general public.
Mr. Logan, in reply to the speaker,
against Dr. Moton by students and
citizens. The correspondent says so welcomed him to our division, and
critical is the situation that the among the good things he said Port
Featuring Our Friday Crab«
guards patrol the grounds night and land has long been in need of a min
The crabs are caught on Thursday, cooked on Thursday anu deliv
day. and that Dr. Moton is afraid to ister who was good and brave enough
ered on Thursday. On sale, nice and fresh, Friday morning. Buy
to speak the truth and the needs of
answer the phone.
one—small, medium or large—and convince yourself as to their
our people fearlessly, and in the Rev.
wonderful flavor and fresh taste
Dyer a good and true Christian man
THE FEAST OF THE BAB
Make further Inquiries over
has come. Rev. Dyer has transferred
Phone. Walnut 6166
A very delightful evening was en to the Portland division and asked
joyed at the home ot Mr. and Mrs. to pay a year’s dues in advance; he
J. W. Latimer, 397 East 38th street was also elected chaplin for the di
North. Wednesday, when members vision. The president made a short
and friends of the Bahai movement talk in which he wished the public
UNIVERSAL NEGRO IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
met to commemorate the advent of to know this division held no malice
the announcer of the teachers of the against any organzation or church,
Meets every Sunday afternoon from 3 to 6, at St. Phillip's Parish
but welcomed all and wished all well.
religion. The Bab.
House, 243 Russell Street. The public is invited. A good program
all the time
George Latimer, in a very inter The vice-president thanked
esting and vivid manner told ot the member on the program, and on rais
R. D. Bird, President
H. N. Triplett, Vice-Pre*.
life and work of the Bab. Mohamud ing his hand nearly a hundred peo
Mrs. Phillips. Lady Pre*.
I. Z. Triplett, Gen. Sec'y
ple stood and sang. “God Be With
tyrdom. This was followed by a vo You TUI We Meet Again.”
cal solo by Mrs. E. D. Cannady. Mrs. I Mr. G. M. Payne has charge of the
Wm. Reese gave a group of readings program for Sunday. May 27. Watch
which were beautifully done and ’ for our doings in this paper each
I. Z. TRIPLETT,
New faces noted in the group ot
more than half an hundred were
lists of their member* in New York
State, according to a bill becked by
the National Association tor the Ad
vancement of Colored People. 70 Fifth
avenue. New York Olty, and now
signed by Governor Alfred Smith.
The Association's director of public
ity appeared tn Albany at hearings
on the measure and advocated its
passage. Beside* requiring tbe Klan
to tile lists of members with tbe sec
retary of state, the law requires no
tice of any concerted action to pro
mote or defeat legislation or to sup
port or defeat candidates for office,
thus requiring the Klan to operate
In tbe open.
The Elk’s Popu
C. AUBREY FAIR
Portland Division 391
Lewis Stenger Barber
"The House of Quality”
fifty years, following same with sing
ing one of spiritual.
heartily received. Mies Yone Shim
omura. a beautiful Japanese girl, re
cently returned from Japan, where
she went on her vacation and to
study In her own country, spoke of
her native home and people.
sang the Japaneae national hymn In
WE CLEAN ANYTHING MADE OP
Rags, Blankets, Pillows, Suita, Over
New York. N. T.. May 25.—The Ku
coats. Draperlee, Comforter*,
Klnx Klan will be required to file
Ladle*' Garment* Our Specialty
Let U* Save Your Clothing and Money
Phone ue when In a Rush well give
yeu the Service
212 4th SL
We Call and Deliver
ZION CHURCH ENGAGES IN
MORRISON AT 10TH STREET
Satisfaction Will Be Mutual
The Right Place to Have Your Shoe Repairing Done
Hours: 9 A. M. to 6 P. M.
Telephone Main 5051
Sundays and Evenings by Appointment
New York Dentists
UP-TO-DATE REPAIR SHOP
<72 Washington Street
SILVER KING CAFE
J. S. Bell’s Photo Studio
350 Glisan 8treeL in Path Hotel, opposite New Poatoffice
B. J. JOHNSON, Proprietor
All Kinds of Meats Barbecued -Serve You Here, or You May Take
It Home., , „
When You Call a Taxi-Cab
Your Patronage Desired
You can’t afford to miss the drama
Last Sunday was another great day
"Fruits of HI* Folly,” at th* Little
at Zion. In the morning the sacra
Theater, June 6th, 8:30 P. M.—Adv.
ment of the Lord's Supper was ad
ministered and in the evening a sa
cred concert, supplemented with a
brief sermon, was given under the
auspices of the choir with Mesdames
800 Goodnough Building
K. Gray and E. Turner In charge.
The program was splendid and the
5th and Yamhill Streets
sermon excellent, and both were well
received. At seven o'clock. Miss Min Main 5426
OPEN FROM 8 A. M. TO 10 P. M.
Northeast corner Fourth and Morrison Streets
You can’t aftord to miss the drama
“Fruits of His Folly” at the Little
VA Theater, June 6th, 8:30 P. M.—Adv.
In the Blumauer Building
ALL CLASSES OF DENTAL WORK CAREFULLY
Me*dames E. J Magruder and Wm.
Reese and A. H. Morrow.
Call Brdy. 0098
Ham and Eggs. Bacon and Eggs. Hot Cakes and Coffee, Served
8 A. M. to 11 A. M
BLACK AND WHITE
Merchant's Lunch Served from 11 A. M. te 2:90 P. M.
Stands at all leading hotels and all parts of the city
Served at All Hour*
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