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NO 42_____________________ PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1923
PRICE 6 CENTS
CHARGE GARVEY BET ON HORSE RACES
FORMER CO-OFBRATOR OP OAR VEY TESTIFIES THAT GARVEY
WENT BROKE IN JAMAICA AFTER BETTINO ON HORSE
RACES, THCN LIVR8 IN HIB HUMBLE ABODE
“Sir Sydney de Bourg ef Trinidad, Knight Commendar of the Nile. Duke
of Nigeria and of Uganda,** Baya Ha Dead Nat Wloh to Con
tinue Title While Oar voy Io at the Halm
New York. May II, 1888.—Funde of
the Blech Star Line, a shipping eon-
corn organised to accelerate the “back
to Africa'* campaign of noma Amer-
lean colored eltisens, were used by
Oarvey, Ito heed, la tooting bio judg
ment of horseflesh. a former co-opor
ator of Garvey teatlflad today at the
latter's trial In federal court on the
charge of using the ma Ila to defraud.
The former co-operator's name
went into the court records aa **8lr
Sydney do Beu.-g of Trlnldnd. Knight
Commander of the Nile. Duke of Ni
geria end of Uganda." Blr Bydney,
a native of Trinidad, camo here In
Hid aa a delegate to a Negro con
vention. and then aided Oarvey to
cell clock la the Black Star Liao to
American Negroes and natives of the
The wltneae charged
that while In K Inge ton. Jamaica, Mr.
Oarvey went broke after betting on
Mr Oarvey. who besides other self-
donated Ulloa holda that of "provi-
clonal preaident of Africa.** la hla own
lawyer. Ho questioned Blr Bydney
about their manner of living In Ja
maica to ebow that he waa not ex
travagant and the Trinidadian re
plied that the accommodations “were
all that one could expect end a man
in your high position enjoy."
"Did you expect Mr. Oarvey tf>
alaep on the Boor?" rejoined Oarvey.
The wltneae waa Invited to describe
Mr. Oarvey'o mode of travel. "You
alwaya rode." aaid Mr Bydney, "you
never walked; sometimes you rode
and I walked."
"Did you Hve at the name place aa
Mr. Oarvey?** caked Mr. Oarvey.
"After you came from the racee
and acid, 'wo are broke,' you came
to live al the aame bouse with me."
"When did you discuss Mr. Oarvey
being broke and going to the racee?"
Inquired Mr Oarvey.
"I've been discussing you being
broke going to the racee and toeing
money all the way from Jamaica to
Blr Bydney eaid ho didn't care to
rvaurne hie other title of leader of
the wextern provinces of the Uni-
vernal Negro Improvement Aeaocla-
tlon aa long aa Oarvey waa preal-
of Kanaaa In forbidding exhibition of
thio fllm capltaliaing and apreadlng
aa it does vicious racial prejudlcee
Which ahould have no part In Amer
Schools in which our children re
ceive their education and thoee who
direct the schools ahould certainly
receive the moat careful attention
and consideration of the people in-
tereated tn them
On Saturday (to
day! between the hours of 12 noon
and I p. m.. a very important school
election will be held. A school di
rectory and a achool bond Issue are
to be voted upon. There are aeveral
men tn the race for office of achool
director, and we urge all registered
voters to go to the polls and cast
their voles for the man they honest
ly believe to be best fitted for the
poaltlon. The election of a school
director la more Important. In our
mind than the election of some other
officers about whom we raised so
much noise at other past elections
The Advocate congrat
ulates Richard W. Childs,
former manager of The
Portland, on his appoint
ment to manage the
Mrs. Wilson, favorite checker at
The Portland, who resigned »otne
time ago, haa returned to work, and
the employers and employes alike
are elated, for abe la the very em
bodiment of sunshine and happlneaa.
Mrs. A. D. Charlton and Mrs. .J.
H. Mackenxle, of Portland, are guests
at Le Marquis Hotel. 12 East Slat
8t.. New York City.
James Matthews haa thrown up his
Job at the Beward to manage the
wash room and shine stand for Roy
Garnett at The Portland.
Al Striplen. formerly in charge of
the Portland wash room, has accept
ed a like poaltlon at The Seward.
TO HAVE MANLESS WRDDING
The Ladles of Zion A. M. E. church
are planning to stage a manlesa wed
KANSAS GOVRRNOR ASKED BY ding at the church on the 18th of
the month. The novelty of the affair
N. A. A. C. F. TO BAR “BIRTH
ie creating a deal of Interest and it
OP NATION" FILM
is expected to be largely patronised.
New York. N. K.. Juno ».—Upon
YOUNG MIBB GRADUATES
receipt of the news in Now York
that protect had been made agalnat
a now attempt to chow the "Birth of
a Nation" fllm in the Bute of Kan-
aaa. the National Aoaoclation for the
Advancement of Colored People, 70
Fifth Avenue. New York City, at
once telegraphed Governor Jonathan
M Davie, endoratng the protect and
urging that he prevent the fllm from
being ahown. The N. A. A. C. P.
telegram reada aa follows:
"The NaUonal Association for the
Advancement of Colored People with
tour hundred and forty branchea and
membership of one hundred thouaand
white and colored cltlaene endorses
proteat agalnat abowing In Kanaaa of
fllm "Birth of a Nation,” by R. G.
Leggett, preaident Kanaaa Organlsa-
tion of Motion Picture Theater Own-
era. Thia dangeroue fllm in Ita de
liberate distortion of known hlatorical
facta and Ita glorification of the in-
famoua Ku Klux Klan haa caused nu
merous racial clashes and la largely
responsible for prevent day revival
of the Klan. We urge you continue
aplendld example of former governora
WR CLRAN ANYTHING MAOR OF
Ruga, Blankets, Pillows, Suite, Over-
eoate. Draperies, Comforters,
Ladles* Garments Our Specialty
Lot Ua Save Your Clothing and Money
Phono ua when In a Rush—we’ll give
you the Service
»1» 4th BL
Wo Call and Deliver
1 mistakes In buildings that we have WELL KNOWN TENNESSEE CHURCH MAN ROUGHLY HANDLED
In the past. And be would have pre-
BY ARKANSAS MOB.—LOCKED IN OFFICE OF MAYOR OF CITY
ferred to have a survey of building
AND LATER SPIRITED AWA V—“SASSED" BOY, IS CLAIM
needs made by experts before the
bond issue was presented to the
Bishop on Way to Deliver Commence moot Address When Assailed by
Youth Who Orders “Nigger” Out of Waiting Room—Author-
We hope that thoee who read tbla
Itlee Refuse to P rosecute Whites
statement will agree with ua. If they
EDITOR TO VISIT CITY
do, we wish they might do all pos
Editor Base of The Loo Angelov
sible to get all parents to the polls
MASONS ELECT OFFICERS
Warren, Ark., June 1.—Ia it pos-ijury would believe the word of a
Eagle will be In the city next week.
Grand Lodge of Maaotis of Califor next Saturday and support Mr. Shull. sibie for a venerable bishop to “sass" black man against a white, and if
MRS C. B. SIMMONS,
nia, which met at Vallejo, last week,
a 20-y ear-old youth?
Bishop Wallace came to court with
8WRRT GIRL GRADUATES
For the Women's Committee.
elected the following officers: Rev.
This was the claim of a white mob, any chargee, he would probably be
J. H. Wilson, re-elected G. M.; Geo.
Among bis supporters are: A. H. which took Bishop P. A. Wallace lynched.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Turner, W. Kinney of Portland,
from his stopping place, locked him
graduated from the eighth grade at Buck Taylor, J. R. Warden; Goo. W. Averill. Dr. C. D. Bodine, Dr. H. L.
V. W. C. A. NOTES
Bowman. T. Henry Boyd, L. E. Car up in the office of the mayor, threat
Richmond School Thursday morning Wilson, reelected
ter. Mrs. Norman F. Coleman, Mrs. ened him with gun and rope and Avenue Y. W. C. A. will be glad to
tn a class of 45. Miss Turner is on R. Houston, Grand
Treasurer; L. P.
G. M Glinea, Mrs. J. F. Hill, Arthur struck him with a chair until town know that Miss Eva D. Bowles will
ly twelve years old. She is the young Richardson, Grand
be the guest of the Association Fri
W. Jones, Mrs. Wilfred P. Jones, officials rescued him.
est member of the claaa and the on
Bishop Wallace, whose home is In day, June 15 to 20 Mias Bowles is
John K. Kollock, U. D. Maxson, Wal
ly colored member of the class.
VOMEN URGE RE-ELECTION OF lace McCamant, R. L. Sabin, Ben Brooklyn, N. Y., was on his way to the administrator for colored work.
Selling. Joseph Simon. W. F. Stilx, Walters University here to deliver For years she was a social worker in
If any one sees J. 8. Bell, the jovial I
Mrs. Alexander Thompson, H. B. Van the baccalaureate sermon. Arriving her home city, Columbus Ohio. Since
Saturday, June 18th, la a very im-
photographer going around with a
In the station during the rain, he IMS she has been Identified with the
Duser, J. T. Wilson, E. A. Wyld.
long face, bung down head, don't portant achool election day. Every
took shelter inside, awaiting the auto Y. W. C. A., and in 1823 she was
called in the National Board as Sec
think that some of bis folks have parent should vote. The children are
to take him to the school grounds.
ELK8 ELECT OFFICERS
passed Into the Orest Beyond, it la entitled to thia much interest on our
At this point the 20-year-old white retary of Colored Work cities,
On Wednesday evening. I’ine 13th, station porter announced that it was
Sunday afternoon, at 3 p. m., at
because "she” haa left the city, and part. All registered persons may vote
for director, but only taxpayers on at the Stag Club Auditorium, Rose time to close the station and “you Bethel A. M. E. church, Larrabee and
he is sad. sad, sad.
the bond issue.
City Lodge, I. B. P. O. E. of W., No. I damn niggers take your baggage and McMillan streets. Miss Bowles will
WANTED—Women and girls over
Managing a achool system for 40,- 111, elected officers for the annual I get ouL” Bishop Wallace remonstrat- address those interested in the pro
14 years of age. for stemming straw 000 children is probably much the and semi-annual terms. Those elect ed with the youth and in reply re motion of Y. W C. A. in Portland,
E. D. Cannady, Exalted ceived two blows from a stove poker The meeting is open to the public.
berries at Hood River. Unfurnished biggest business in Oregon. The beet ed were:
frame camp houses provided at 10 and men we can elect as directors are Ruler; J. D. Hunter, Leading Knight; and threats to “get you tonight”
The Committee of Managers were
15 cents per day. Finest spring wa none too good. The achool board A. B. Clay. Loyal Knight; A. H Mor
Later in the evening the bishop receiving in honor of Miss Eva
ter piped to camp grounds.
Our spends more money by far than any row, Lecturing Knight; E. J. Minor, was called from the house by an auto Bowles Monday evening, June 18, at
work room is cool, light and airy. other public body.
Corresponding Secretary; Wyatt Wil load of men looking for the "nigger the Williams Avenue Branch.
Season just starting
Three years ago Mr. Frank Shull liams. Financial Secretary; W. D. Al who had an argument with a white j A Union of Christian Endeavor
comlngj—HOOD RIVER CANNING was put forward as a candidate by len. Treasurer; Boyce Strain, Es man at the station." Bishop Wallace Meeting of Zion A. M. E. church and
COMPANY, Hood River.—Adv.
the women of the city, He has serv- quire; F. Good. Tiler; W. C. Coch was locked up in the mayor's office, Bethel A. M. E. church will be ad-
ed three years. In the opinion of I ran, Inner Guard; Jamee Manly and and a man armed with a revolver dressed by Miss Eva Bowles, T. W.
J. FINLEY WILSON HURT
those same women and thousands of C. Allen were added to the trustee placed over him. Abused, threaten- C. A. Secretary.
Taken to a Hospital In Maryland
others, he has been fair, broad in board. J. A. Merriman was elected ed, cursed and hit with a chair in the
All Endeavors are urged to be
J. Finley Wilson, editor of the hie policies, far-sighted, intelligent delegate to the Grand Lodge in Chi
hands of this guard, the prelate waa present. An Interesting program ia
Washington Eagle and Grand Exalt He haa stood always for the beat in cago in August.
The new officers finally rescued by school authorities being prepared.
ed Ruler of the Elks, was injured in terests of all the children. When we ( will be installed the first meeting in
who had gotten the mayor out of
an automobile accident while making have such a man on the board and I , ^“*7
SYRACUSE LODGE WILL ELECT
a trip to Salisbury, Md..
he Is willing to serve a^ain. we ahould
Authorities refused to prosecute
Syracuse Lodge K. of P. will hold
when the car in which he was riding
K. of P. election. June 22d. An the porter or the members of the
re-elect him overwhelmingly.
its semi-annual electton of officers
overturned. He was carried to Sal
He has been said by some to be Knights are urged to be present.
mob, on the ground that no Arkansas June 22nd.
against bond Issues for new school
houses. This is not true at all. Ho
FREE ADDRESSES TO BE
believes we must secure good school
houses for all the children. But he
Hon. Carl D. Thompson of Chicago,
is against waste and extravagance.
500 Goodnough Building
Ill., secretary of the Public Owner
He wants to build carefully so that
The Ladies’ Aid Presenta
5th and Yamhill Streets
ship League of America, will deliver
we will not make the same kind of
a series of lectures free to the pub
MANLESS WEDDING” AND "BRIDAL SUPPER”
lic. First meeting, subject “Hydro-
Electric Power the Way to a Greater
Portland." at Central Library, June
Monday, June 18th, at 8:30 P. M.
18. at 8 p. m. Second meeting, sub
ject, "Social Progress Through the
At the A. M. E. Zion Church
Development of Super-Power,” Jef
ferson High School. June 20, at 8 p.
m. Organisation conference. Central
Library, June 81. at 8:30 p. m Third
meeting, subject. "How to Meet Lo
cal Problems of Public Utilities,"
June 81. 8 p. m.. Central Library.
Local and For
eign News Briefs
J. S. Bell’s Photo Stadio
SERVES ON JURY
Lee Anderson. 1200 Union Ave., N.,
Miss Melba Josephine Burge, who
is serving on the jury in the circuit
rueides with Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Jami
son, 888 Garfield avenue, graduated
Thursday from the Girls' Polytechnic
A representative audience greeted
the young actors and actresses at
Wanted.—Men or women to take
Zion church Tuesday evening last
orders for genuine guaranteed hos
who starred in the dramas "New
iery for men. women and children.
Life” and “Hansel and Oretel”. The
Eliminate darning. Salary 878.00 a
Children of the Christian Endeavor
week full time, 81.50 an hour spare
time. Beautiful spring line.
national Stocking Milla. Norristown,
under the leadership of Mrs Magru-
der, assisted by other ladles of the
church, did beautifully. Every one
enjoyed the entertainment immense
ly. The stage was attractively dec
orated In the season’s flowers, a
neat sum was realised from the ven
The Elk’s Popu
WiU End July 9th, 1923
There Will Be 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Prises. Who Will Win?
The Treat of the Season
Beginning a Series of the Summer Activities of ths Stag Club
These affairs we hope will be record breaking in supplying enjoy
ment to the satisfaction of all
Portland Division 391
STAY OFF JULY 4TH
Meets every Sunday afternoon from 3 to
House, 343 Russell Street. The public is
all the time
R. D. Bird, President
Mrs. Phillipa, Lady Pres.
6, at St. Phillip's Parish
invited. A good program
H. N. Triplett, Vice-Pres.
I. Z. Triplett, Gen. 8ec*y
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