The advocate. (Portland, Or.) 19??-19??, June 09, 1923, Image 1

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    ADVOCATE
THE
An
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Independent
Paper
Devoted
to
the
Intore ate
•/
the
People
NO 41___________________________________________ PORTLAND, OREGON, 8ATURDAY, JUNE 9, 1923
PRICE 5 CENTS
K.K.K. THREATEN LIFE HE W. tTcOHEN COLIECTOR OF CUSTOMS
OREGON STAGES NEAR LYNCHING PARTY
FIRRY ILLIS, ONLY COLORID CITIZEN OP OREGON CITY, VICTIM
OP NEAR-LYNCHING BY MAU KID MIN IN NEARSY COUN­
TRY THOUGHT TO Bl MEMBERS OP K. K. K.
Call Bring* Victim and Whit* Aaaoc lata to 8c*n*.—Whit* Ordered Away.
Victim Threatenend with Op* rattan.—Charged With Familiar
Relatione With Whlta Woman.
Local and For
eign News Briefs
(Special.)
VISITS IN SEATTLE
Oregon City, Jun*
A myalori-
Kllla la about 21 year* old and baa
Mra. Charles Mumford. 1381 Kaat
He
• oua telephone rail to a local news been here about Iwo year*.
paper office Oil» afternoon led to dis­ claim* to be a cowboy and haa rid­ Lincoln atreet. of thia city, la vielt-
covery that a lynching waa threaten­ den at neighborhood rodeo*
Thrall Ing friend* In Seattle.
ed laal nlaht about 30 miles from live* bere with hla family.
IN LOCAL HOSPITAL
Oregon City. Perry Kill*. Oregon Ci­
It la *ald that two ot the lynching
Mra. Belle Crawford recently un-
ty'* only colored cltlaaB. being the party were Identified by their voice*
derwent an operation In Good 8a-
near victim. Kill* tonight related hl* by both Kllla and hla associate
At this writing
experience and *ald ba I* preparing
letter report* are to the effect that marltan hospital
to leave tomorrow for Tacoma.
the official* can do nothing because ahe la much Improved.
The affair la »aid to be the out­ Fill* ha* left for part* unknown.
TO HAVE MANLE88 WEDDING
growth of charge* filed aaalnat Kill*
The Indies of Zion A M. E. church
here In which a whlta woman waa WANAUMA CHAPTER OBSERVES
are planning to stage a mauleea wed­
■aid to he Involved. The rharge* ware
DAY
dismissed about a week ago wbeu
Wanauma Chapter. O. E 8.. bold ding at the church on the 18th of
the complaining wltnea* failed to It* annual Thankaglvlng celebration the month. The novelty of the affair
last Munday night al Zion church. Is creating a deal of intereat and It
proaecuta.
Hli white robed men. maaked. five The Worthy Patron, K E Green, pre­ is expected to be largely patronised.
of them with whlta hoods and the aided over the meeting, aaalated by
MISS MOSELY TO VISIT IN
*ixth with one of red, ware In the the Worthy Matron. Mrs. Edith Wil­
MISSOURI
lynching party, according to Kill* liam*. and Aaa'i Worthy Matron Mra.
Mlaa Margaret Mosely of 255 North
and Ira W. Thrall, white, an employe Kite 81mm*
The program Included
of the Crown Willamette Paper com­ ■n address by Mr*. K Gray, Pact 18th atreet will leave next Monday
pany, who wai with Kill* when the Worthy Matron, vocal solos by Me*- for a two months' visit with rela
maaked «no were flrat met. wboae dame* E. D Cannady and Dolly Par- Uvea and friend* In the atate of Mis­
Ml** Moeely I* one of Port
account* of th* affair follow.
lea, the latter being the Secretary souri,
moot
industrious women and
land'*
Kill* operate* the City Auto Wash- of the Chapter, and a brief addreaa
Ing concern In a livery barn on Wa­ by the Patron
Rev. E. J. Magruder take* keen intereet In her fraternal
ter atreel, where he also llvea About preached the aermon. taking tor hla work. being * member of Wanauma
11:10 o'clock Friday night he waa •abject. "The Architect of Time". Chapter. O. K. 8.. tn good standing.
called on the telephone and naked to The Hermon waa excellent and re­
FOR SALE. CHEAP
make a trip out on the Abernathy plete with information aa to frater
Party leaving town.
Six room
road, where, be wa* told, a wagon nallam. human organixatlon. etc. He
wa* broken down, tor the purpose of ended with that beautiful poem "Let house, bath, electricity, gas. partly
getting a team to be brought to Ore­ Me Live In the House by the Side of modern. Terms $850 cash, * balance
3*50 00 at 325 monthly.
8ellwood
gon City for the night
the Hoad. and He a Friend to Man."
Maaked Man Appear
Mra
Edward* from Tacoma waa 1703—Adv.
Thrall, who 1» »aid to have been a preaent and being a member of th*
ENTERTAINS AT DINNER
cloae friend ot Kill* and to have rid­ Order turned out witb the alstera,
■Mr*.
R. I). Luncher waa hoatess at
den with him frequently, and Kill* who made a splendid showing. Zion
mounted horse* and. according to choir furnished mualc for the occa­ a delicious dinner at her home Sun
day. June 3. for the pleasure of Rev.
their atory. rode to a brickyard aev- sion
and Mr*. E. C. Dyer. Covers were
era) mile* out on the Abernathy road
• Here, they aald, they found two car*, LOCAL MINISTER GOES TO UTAH laid for five.
one on each aide of the road. Two
Rev. G. G Gardner la In Salt Lake
■potllght» were turned on Kill» and City. Vtah. holding a aerie* of meet ‘ BIG MASS MEETING PLANNED
On 8unday (tomorrow), June 10th,
■lx maaked men appeared.
inge In the Baptist church there. He
Thrall'« appearance, they
said, la meeting with • plenr’il aucceaa. there will be a mass meeting held at
cauaed *ome consternation. and be Rev Gardner I* an ambltioua. Christ­ the Stag Auditorium. 318H E. Morri-
waa finally returned to Oregon City ian gentleman and hla many friend* son atreet. by the U. B. F. and S. M.
T. Rev. E. C. Dyer, pastor of the In­
with hl* and Kill*" horse*. Kill*, ac­ here wlah him unbounded success.
dependent Baptlat church, will de­
cording to hla atory. waa taken Into
liver the main addreaa.
Subject,
one of the cara and threatenend with
RESIGNS JANITOR JOB
being "shot full of holes" If he tried
R. F. Morrison, for many year* the “Why Should I Be a U. B. r.r
Everybody Invited.—Adv.
to escape
janitor at Eller* Hldg., on Washing­
The cara. Ellis aald. proceeded ton atreet. ha* resigned.
LOCAL MAN STUDYING PHARM­
about 30 mile* Into the country,
ACY
TO MOTOR NORTH
where the party halted and left the
W.
A.
Anderson
of 501 Kenilworth
Mr.
and
Mra.
Clarence
E.
Ivey
will
machine*
Here Kllla waa confront­
ed with a. demand that he tell the leave next week for a ten day* auto avenue Is taking a correspondence
truth about chargea made agalnat trip to Vancouver. H. C.. on their va­ course In pharmacy and is In hi*
senior year. Upon completion of the
cation.
him.
course
he anticipate* taking a post
He Dani*« Charge
graduate course In a local college.
NOTICE
Kill* said he denied the charge*
Mr. Anderson Is In the employ of the
and asserted he waa a victim of cir­
Dr. J. Matllaky, who formerly re­ Railroad company at preaent, which
cumstances
aldad at 485 West Park Street. ha* he says la the mean* to the end of
A noose waa placed around Kllla*
moved to 829 East 18th Streot, North, his ambition which i* to own and
neck and the end of the rope wax
whara ah* la bettor prepared to take operate a drug store in the city.
thrown over the limb of a tree. Kllla
cara of her patient*. Phone Garfield
aald he still maintained hla Inno­
2435. -adv.
GRAND MASTER HOLMES HERE
cence. The rope waa tlghlenend. he
Emmett II
Holme* of Spokane,
aald. but he maintained hla denial*.
Wanted.- Men or women to take Waah . Grand Master of the Masonic
When the rope failed, he aald, the
order* for genuine guaranteed hoa- Lodge, Washington Jurisdiction, ar­
men took him to a lake nearby,
levy for men. women and children. rived In the city Monday and remain­
which they told him wa* used for dis­
Eliminate darning. 8alary *75.00 a ed until Thursday. Mr. Holmes stop-
posal of bodle* of their victlma.
week full time, 31-50 an hour spare
Kill* aald he Implored them not to
time. Beautiful spring line.
Inter­
lynch him. aaylng he did not mind
national Stocking Mill*, Norristown.
being ahot, but that he did hate to be
Penn.
lynched.
Threat of an operation, he aald fol­
lowed. but he atill denied any Impro­
priety.
Will End July 9th, 1923
Finally, ho aald, they let him go.
WE CLEAN ANYTHING MADE OF
driving off after telling him to atay
FABRICS
There Will Be 1st, 2nd and 3rd
where he wa* until they called to Rug*, Blankste, Pillow*, Suite, Ov*r-
coat*. Draperise, Comforters,
Prîtes. Who Will Win?
him to depart. When the call came,
Lamp Shade*. Gown*,
Kill* aald ho atarted hotfoot for Ore­
WORKI
WORKf
WORKI
Lad lee* Coate
gon City, reaching town early thia
Ladles' Garmanto Our Specialty
morning.
L*t U* Save Your Clothing and Money
Kill* said that he wa* warned to Phono ua when In a Rueh—we’ll give
you the Servloe
leave Oregon City nt once and that Main 9380
11> 4*h •»-
he Intend* to heed the warning.
Wo Call and Deliver
Star Cleaning
Hours: 9 A. M. to 6 P. M.
New York Dentists
In the Blumauer Building
tlons pending. At the last meeting
of the Temple, June 5th. Mr*. H. D.
Fuller, a charter member, waa obli­
gated.
Mrs. Fuller wa* not In the
city at the time the other charter
member* were obligated.
Recent Appointment Made by President Harding Draw* Ire of "White
Supremacy" Protest to Whit* Women Working in
Office With Cohen
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION TO
GOES SOUTH ON BUSINESS
MEET
Mr* R. F. Morrison left Sunday
The flrat regular meeting of the
(Special to The Advocate)
National Association for the Ad­ the 3rd for Loa Angeles, Cal., on bus-
New Orleans, La, May 2«.—Fed­
vancement of Colored People will be Ineaa. She expect* to be cone about eral authorities were called upon to­ Portland for a long time, became dis­
held at First A. M. E. Zion church a month.
day to make rigid Investigation Into gusted last week at bls continued
Monday evening. June 11, at 8:30.
tbe writing
of anonymous
and bard Inck and threw up hi* job. Ben
Tbe public is invited.
threatening letters to Walter S. Co­ la a good boy and every one regret*
hen. Negro, recently named comp­ hi* leaving.
COLORED WAR VETERAN HEADS
H. Jones, waiter at The Portland,
troller of customs for the Louisiana
LIBERIAN ARMY
port, as a recess appointment by was knocked down Into hla bed tor
Cap. Moody Staten. Spokane, colored
President Harding.
Not only were several day* last week with a touch
hero of the World War, will, within
tbe threatening letters sent to Mr. of pneumonia.
a short time, become commander-ln-
Clifford Daniela, who haa been the
Cohen, but Emile Kuntz, republican
chief of tbe Liberian army, He
collector of customs, and others of official mule for the bellboy* at the
last week for New York and
caught
the officials about the offices here Portland tor some time,
leave on the 9th for Liberia, bls
were warned that should Cohen take on as a regular.
of duty. Mt. Staten la a World
Bellhops Guy Jamison and Wyatt
tbe position, they too would be dealt
veteran with an enviable record,
Williams at the Portland are deserv-
violence.
which gained him promotion to tbe
The letters, which have been turn­ Ing of much praise for their pluck
rauk of captain In the A. E. F and
ed over to the postoftlce inspectors, and energy in being able to graduate
honorable mention
from
General
threatened death for Collector Kuntx, from their respective school* thia
Dickinson.
in event the nomination of Cohen is year. The former, who atudied phar­
According to tbe commission, Capt.
confirmed by tbe senate, while oth- macy at the Y. M. C. A., and the lat­
Staten la to enter tbe Liberian serv­
' ers declared Cohen would be killed ter from the Northwestern College
ice with the rank of captain, for
of Law. Mr. Jamison will later en­
should he be confirmed.
training, and within a year la to be
ter Howard University at Washing­
Signed “K. K. K." and “White
placed In command of the army. Hi*
ton. D. C.
Supremacy"
wife will join him later.
The Portland laundry, which ha*
Several of the letters were signed
FRANK 8CHULL
"K. K. K." " while others which were been closed for a year or more, re­
LOCAL PEOPLE MOTOR TO . Candidate of the Women of Portland
sent to Collector Kuntx protested to I opened on the flrat of the month.
for Re-election for School Director
SEATTLE
A number of the Portland employ­
the appointment of white women in
Next Saturday.
Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Dyer, accom-
the same office with Negroes and es were arrested a few day* ago on
pan led by Meadamea J. Lethridge.,
chargea ot bootlegging.
was signed "White Supremacy."
PURCHASES NEW AUTO
C. H. Downing and R. D. Luncher,
Roy Garnett, waiter In the Port­
Rev.
and
Mr*.
J.
W.
Anderson
have
motored to Seattle Thursday, the
land grille, has taken charge of the
MOTEL hOTU
14th. and spent the week end in the
■ brand new Chevrolet
Portland wash room and shining par­
I
Sound city. While there they were touring car.
George Kinney, one of lor.
the house guests of Mra. Ed. Leth­
the pioneer waiters at
WHO WILL BE THE G. E. R.
ridge.
Friday they were compli-
the Portland, is attend?
The all absorbing queatlon in Elk
, mented with* a delicious luncheon at
8YRACU8E LODGE WILL ELECT
ing the Grand Lodge of
circles
Is,
who
will
be
elected
Exalt
­
tbe beautiful home of Mrs. Wesley
Masons in California this
Syracuse Lodge K. of P. will hold
Anderson, returning home Saturday. ed Ruler of Rose City Lodge. I. B. P.
week.
i Its semi-annual election of officers
O.
E.
of
W
.
at
it*
meeting
Wednes
­
They report a delightful time.
Rutherford, bellhop at the June 22nd.
day night, June 13th.
I
t
DAHLIA TEMPLE GROW8
Dahlia Temple. No. 202. I. B. P. o.
E. of W.. continues to grow In num­
bers.
There are now sixty-one
members in good standing in the
lodge with four or five new appllca-
J. S. Bell’s Photo Studio
Stag Club
600 Goodnough Building
5th and Yamhill Streets
Portland. Ore. '
Beginning a Serien of the Summer Actlvitiee of the Stag Club
will be record breaking In supplying *njoy-
to the satiefaction of all
Rasmussen & Co
PAINTS,
GLASS,
DOOR 8
AND
WINDOWS
OILS
The Christian Endeavor
OF THE A. M. E. ZION CHURCH
Will Present Two Dramas
Phono Broadway 7222
Satiefaction Will Be Mutual
NEW LIFE" AND “HANSEL AND GRETEL”
Tuesday, June 12th, 8 P. M.
Model Shoe Repair
Awarded Contestant Selling Highest Number of Ticket*
Contestants:
Corine Mills. Marian Young,
Clarence Jackson, Frankie Alfred
CORINE MILLS. President
MRS. E J. MAGRUDER. Sec'y
Th* Right Place to Have Your Shoe Repairing Done
Admission IS Cents
Prise
REPAIR SHjOP
272 Washington Street
Portland, Oregon
SILVER KING CAFE~
Reliable
VARNISHES,
Corner Second and Taylor St*., Portland, Oregon
UP-TO-DATE
For
OILS.
LUBRICATING
BARBECUE PLANT
350 Glisan Street in Park Hotel, opposite New Poatofftce
FRED MITCHELL. Prop.
■oxi cooKxwa An bakotg — mot »■»»» daxz > t
•1» Plaadara ntr*e*
PorUaaA, Oragoa
Goods
When You Cull a Taxi-Cab
Northeast corner Fourth Tfnd Morrison Streets
B. J. JOHNSON, Proprietor
OPEN FROM S A. M. TO 10 P. M.
All Kinds of Meats Barbecued—Serve You Here, or You May Take
It Home
SPECIAL
Call Brdy. 0098
ALL CLASSES OF DENTAL WORK CAREFULLY
DONE
Your Patronage Desired
RECENT LOUISIANA APPOINTEE WARNED AGAINST ACCEPTING
POSITION OF COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS.—OTHER PORT
OFFICIALS RECEIVE THREATENING LETTERS
The Elk’s Popu
larity Contest
Telephone Main 5051
Sundays and Evenings by Appointment
I
ped at the home ot Mr and Mr*.
Mack Olllver. 559 Albina avenue. Be­
fore returning home be will make of­
ficial vi*lts In Winlock, Bremerton
and In Canada
BLACK AND WHITE
Satisfaction Guaranteed
z
Stands at all leading hotels and all parts of the city
Ham and Egg*. Bacon and Eggs, Hot Cakes and Coffee, Served from I
.....................................
Merchant’* Lunch Ssrvod^fteS^II A. M. to 2:30 P. M.
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