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PORTLAND, OREGOh , SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 1923
PRICE 5 CENTS
FAMOUS HISTORICAL CHARACTERS SAID TO HAVE BEEN SLACKS
TO FIVE YEARS
JURY OUT TEN HOURS CONVICTS HEAD OP UNIVERSAL NEGRO
IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION AND AFRICAN COMMUNITIES
LEAGUE FOR FRAUDULE NTLY USING U. 8. MAILS
Throe Othar Def endanta Acquitted o n All Chargea.—Polles Guard Venire
man as Harlem Turns Out In Full.—Garvey Acta as Own
Counsel.—Case Consume* Month.
IHpec1*1 to The Advoiate.)
New York. N. V.. Jun« 21. - The
colorful earner of Marcus Garvey, cent meeting held nt First A. M. E.
head oj the U. N. I. A. and A. C. L.. Zion church, elected the following ■
and one of the most picturesque and committers for the ensuing year: ■
unique characters Io have ever come Membership committee. Miss Mabie
before th« public, came to a dramatic Byrd. Mesdsmes B. J. Fuller, O. 8.
climax here late Monday night, when Thomas, Alice Benjamin aud C. E
a jury In the United Htatea District Ivey; Press Committee, Messrs. Geo.
Court found him guilty of using the H. Benjamin. Eugene Minor and Mrs.
malls to defraud. In connection with K. D. Cannady; Meeting* Committee,
the sale of stock In the Black Htar Rev. A. R. Fox, Messrs. A. B. Clay
and O. 8. Thoma*; Legal Redress
Elle Garcia. George Tobias and Or Committee, Meaars. Wyatt William*,
lando 8. Thompson, th« Ihre« other Eugen« Minor and Mr*. E. D. Canna
limn on trial with him. were acquit dy; Education and Amusement Com
ted Garvey waa found guilty on the mittee, Meodames A. R. Fox. E. J.
third count of tty second Indictment Magruder. W. C. Becton, Sidney Por
against him and acquitted en the oth ter and Rev. J. W. Anderson; Fin
er counts. The jury deliberated mors ance Committee. Messrs, V. E. Keene,
Wyatt William* and G. V. Grayson.
than 10 hours.
The minimum penally for the of The Grievance Committee will be
fense with which Garvey la charged named later. The officers ot the or-
la five years Imprisonment and a fine ' sanitation were published In this P»
per a few week* ago.
Crowds Throng Court
When the jury filed out of Judge MISSIONARY SOCIETY ENTER
Mack's court st 12:30 P M Monday,
The Women'* Home Missionary So
all Harlem turned towards the court
room. where for more than a month clety of Central Methodist Episcopal
the public had llstenend to the color church entertained Zion A
ful history of the Black Star Line church Thursday evening, the 21st,
and to the eloquent pleas of the U. N. at the former's church on Fargo
Music was furnished by
I. A. leader himself, who acted as his alrect.
own attorney and defended his own Zion's choir. Mrs. C. A. Jenkins read
case, after “firing" hla legal talent a paper on "Missions”, and Mrs. E.
and dosed hla detvnae with an elo- D. Cannady gave an address, sub
quellt plea that .“justice" and not ject. “Solving the Race Problem.”
“sympathy" govern the jury'* ver- Rev. Magruder gave a brief talk on
diet. Swarming through the corridors church work and extended words of I
of the Federal building until they appreciation for the kind Invitatlou
were eent outside by numerically Im of the Women's Society to bls church,
the spectators j The entire program was good snd
wandered aimlessly up and down the I was well received by the audience.
street and overflowed Into City Hall I Ml** Nolea, president of the society,
Guard Grand Jury
ADVERTISING PAY8 IN THE
Although the people caused no
trouble. Marshal Hecht, remember
We had a call the other day from
ing the numerous threat* agalnat
UP TO DATE CLEANERS AND
members of the jury and the presid
TAILORS. 496 Union avenue N.. and
ing judge and witnesses, took un
were Informed that they had received
usual precaution* to guard against
a panama hat from St. Georges, Ber
any harm which might befall the jury
1 muda. from a reader of The Advo
on Its trip to lunch and supper.
cate who said he saw their advertise
There were nearly as many detec
ment In The Advocate. He sent the
tives a* there were jurymen on the
hat to be cleaned and blocked and
two food expeditions, besides a cor
returned to him.
don of policemen who surrounded
highly appreciates this mention of us
the building to limit egress and In
by our reader In the Bermudas,
gress to those who had business
pays to advertise In The Advocate.
Judge Mack devoted the entire
morning aeaalon Instructing the jury.
CIAN TO VISIT HERE
It was, in the main, a careful expo-
Dr. S. W. Harrison, prominent phy
all Ion of the law governing the cred
ibility ot witnesses -the credibility sician of Ft. Smith. Ark., and hla
ot the witnesses In the Garvey trial wife arrived In Portland, Thursday,
had been cheerfully denied by both of
sides—and a presumption of Inno will be the house guest of Mrs. Hig-
cence of the defendants until the by. 1092 Denver avenue, an old
jury should determine this question schoolmate at Ft. Smith of Dr. Har
rison. Dr. and party left Ft. Smith
"Garvey had the right to conduct on June 5th and will visit Kansas
hl* own ease as would any defend City, Denver, Colorado Springs, Salt
ant,” *ald the judge. “It prolonged Lake
the trial, but I believe it was not Park, Portland, and Vancouver, B.
from Intent but rather through Ignor B.. before returning home. The doc
ance of the practice of law. I hope tor Is a graduate of Meharry Medical
you will take this into considers* College. Mrs. Hlgby Is planning to
make It very pleasant for her guests
during their stay in the Rose City.
BRANCH ELECTS COM
The executive committee of the N.
A. A. C. P., Portland Branch, at a re-
for six months before resuming his . *■ the inter Racial Committee and 1** | GREATEST OF ALL EGYPTIAN GODS COLOR
Local and For
eign News Briefs
Rev. Miller and wife have
nied« a number ot friends here who
regret to see them Mve, yet are glad
that the Doctor will >e given a larger
field for labor, for le will be given
a larger appolntmen i by his church
than the one in Jprtland.
For Rent—Nicely furnished rooms, leaving the city, It IV. Miller called
reasonable; 376 Williame Avenue. at the Advocate off! e aud expressed
Mrs. Richard Young.
keen appreciation to the service ren
dered him by the i* per and also ex
pressed his appre tation for the
Wanted, a middle aged or elderly kindnesses shown b m by Portland
lady to care for children out of town; people during hia *< journ here.
no waahlng, good wagee. Call Mrs.
Cartwright, Eaet 4360. adv.
NEW LEAGUE ORGANIZED
With headquarter! in Chicago, a
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new attempt to promote knowledge
For the benefit of M l Olivet Baptist of the history of th< colored race, to
Church, Mr*. Richard Young will inspire pride ot bl<4»d and a desire
servo Ice cream at her reeldenco, 376 to prove worthy of .he same, a new
Willlama Avenue, Sunday (tomorrow) ' movement has sprui g into existence
from 1:30 until 6 a. m.—adv.
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Close In. Call at Ml E. Couch 8t., OKLAHOMA WOMEN SEEK JUST
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ICE FOF, ALL
Oklahoma City, Okla.. June 28.—
PORTLANO WOMAN VISITS
More than a score of Oklahoma's
leading women, meeting in this city
A card from Miss Margaret Mosely. a few days ago, fofowed the exam
255 N. 16th street, of this city, an- ple of the women ¡of ten Southern
bounces her safe arrival in Jeffer States by organizing for the promo
son City. Mo. her old home, and the tion of better race relations through
pleasant surprise her visit is to her co-operation with the State Inter-
relatives. She is having a splendid Racial Committee. The personnel of
the group was notable, including the
presidents of the State Federation of
LOCAL PASTOR RESIGNS PULPIT , Woman's Clubs, the State Associa-
Elder J. W Miller, paator of the I lion of University Women and the
Seventh Day Adventists church, has Woman's Legislative Council, and of
resigned the pastorate and with his nearly all the great denominational
wife and son will leave Tuesday for I missionary organisations.
Atchison. Kansas, where he will rest
The group accepted membership
sued » »tatement of principles, de
daring that justice must be made
to prevail in race relations and that
all movements tor better citizenship,
public health, sanitation, education,
recreation and religion must include
the Negro, both for bis own sake and
also for the common welfare.
LOCAL MAN OPENS BOOK
William Tansing, for seventeen
years manager of the educational
department of the J. K. Gill Co , has
opened a book and stationery store
under the name of the Tansing Book
and Stationery Compary. at 353 Mor
RETURNS TO THIS COUNTRY
New York. N. Y., June 28—The
Rev. John Hamilton Reed, D. D., for
merly Assistant Consul General for
the United States in Lit ■'ria, and for
ten years President of the College of
West Africa, Monrovia, returned with
Mrs. Reed to this country after a
residence of eighteen years in the Ne
gro republic, Dr. anud Mrs. Reed
went to Iiberia in 1905 as mission-
aries under the Board of Foreign
Missions of the Methodist Episcopal
church and have continued their ser
vice in this capacity throughout their
Dr. Reed has been very ably as
sisted in his work by his accom
plished wife. He expects to retire
from active educational work and
will enter the pastorate in some sec
tion where Methodism is exerting it-
| self for the welfare of the Negro
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Chicago, 111., June 28.—Of courseI
you have beard that African* paint light again. He must have been some
their goda black, but have you ever persimmon back behind the sun. eh?
Believe us, ho was. It is time we
read that the greatest of all Egypt’s
gods was painted the color of Penn take a tumble and claim the doughnut
sylvania coke? His name was Osiris instead of the hole.
Suppose that someone should tell
and believe us. Mabel, he was some
you that the ancient Greeks believed
pumpkins in his day.
Egypt claims that Mr. Osiris and that Aurora, the goddess of the dawn
his wife, Isis, came from Ethiopia and driver of the chariot of the sun,
and decided that the Nile country was an aggravating brown!
was a nifty spot to build a nation. would you say?
With the black mud Osiris started I Yet that is exactly what those cold
making the men, while Isis made the I storage birds once taught and they
women. When they had turned out claimed that every evening after her
enough, Mr. and Mrs. taught them drive, Aurora went home to her hub
, by, Tithonus, in Ethiopia.
One day Aurora gave birth to a lit
Then came the murder of Osiris,
the search of Isis for his body, the tle boy and they called his Memnon.
conquest of his enemies by his son, He became one of the greatest her
Horus, and the founding ot that great oes of the ancient world.
secret order from which modern youth he left home and built the city
of Thebes in Egypt, that wonder city
of a hundred gates and a thousand
Sort or queer, wnen you start to
temples, When he grew tired of that,
think of it, how cullud folks are so
he blew over to Persia and helped
mixed up and tangled in the wonders
his dad build the Persian city of
of the ancient world! It used to be
that the historian laid it down that
Just about this time the Trojan
the only thing we ever did from the
war started, Priam, king of Troy,
beginning of time was to tote water
was Memnon's uncle and when
and chop kindling.
things began to get too hot, Priam
“things ain’t like they used to was.”
sent out the S. O. S. for Memnon to
Every no wand then the spade heaves
come and help him maul the Greeks.
up something else that start the
Memnon came with an army of Ethi-
black Banquo bobbing into the lime-.
(Contlnuad on page four)
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