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About The advocate. (Portland, Or.) 19??-19?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 18, 1923)
An Independent Paper Devoted to the
Interests a/ the People
PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1923
PRICE 6 CENTS
CRACKER" TOURISTS IN FRANCE VENT SPLEEN ON RACE MAN
KLAN WARNS SQUIRE-MIXED MARRIAGE
"MARKED MAN” AFTER UNITING WHITE
AND HER DARK-SKINNED LOVER AT
Couple Get Marriage License After Clerk Was Confronted With the Fact
That There le Noshing In the Pennsylvania Statutes
Forbidding Mined Marriages
LEBANON, Pa. Aug ».- Robert L.
Miller, city magistrate and alderman
In the Fourth Ward last weak, re
calved a Ku Klux Klan warning In
the form of a visit by two strangers.
They told him they were from Har
risburg and questioned him about his
performance of a marriage cere
mony on June M. In which the prin
cipals were James R. Johnson, col
ured, and Miss Mary C. Patterson,
white, boQt of Harrisburg.
The couple got a marriage license
here after Clark Strauss waa con
front «el with the tact that there la
nothing In the Pennsylvania statutes
forbidding the marriage of whites
and Negroes. First the couple asked
a Presbyterian minister to perform
the ceremony, but he refused. They
next tried Aiderman Miller, who con
sented after satisfying himself that
It was legal
Declaring that Aiderman Miller
would be "marked" when be comes
up for re-election, the strangers left
a card bearing the Inscription "The
Ku Kluz Klan ere here, there and
everywhere. If you are Interested,
address Postoftlce Boz 130 Harris-
(By a Vacationer.>
It Is glorious, this tenting out •t
Seaside. Oregon No clock to worry
you about time, no office hours to
make, just bathing, eating and sleep
ing We have had eight days of It
already and would like many times
more Cooking, ««ting and Sleeping
all In one room! No rules of sani-
latlon. yet we are all well, happy—
always sleepy and hungry. We alt
on the beach In the biasing sun with
a sunshade and eye shade, and then
squint our eyes to look four feet
beyond where we are. We go In the
ocean, the great Pacific, ride waves
until the undercurrent poraiatently
pulls at our legs and tells us It le
Wl CLEAN ANYTHING MADE OF
Rugs. Blankets, Pillows, Sults, Over-
coats. Drapsrlse, Comfertera,
Lad lee* Coats
Ladies’ Garments Our Specialty
Let Ue Save Your Clothing and Money
Phone ue when In a Rush—we’ll give
you the Service
212 4th St.
We Call and Deliver
time to get out. Wo come out, roll
In the sand, take a nap. read a bit
of news, perhaps eat s cookie or two
we stretch out tor a few hours and '
then return to me waves, wet our
selves all up. g»< on more sand, re
turn to our teals, eat again, dress up
and promenade along the sea wall,
buy popcorn and candy, ride in the
merry go-round, return home, eat
some more and sleep. This Is Sea
side. and all Portland seems to be
Local and For
eign News Briefs
For Rent—Nicely furniehed rooms,
reasonable; 37# Williams Avenue.
East 1#33. Mrs. Richard Young.—
•% Loana under Reserve System
on city er farm property. Reserve
Deposit Compsny, 72 Fourth street,
of San Francisco was elected Grand
Master over S. C. Moore by one vote.
Editor Baas declined the nomination
for a sixth term.
Rev and Mra. Magruder left Han
ford Sunday at S;30 A. M., worship
ping with Rev. C. C. Carter of Fresno
at 11 A. M.. and with Rev. T. Allen
Harvey of Sacramento at 8 P. M.
The minister reports
throughout California, and an In-
creasing population among the race.
Little Stephen shared the trip with
two meal man at The Portland.
A. H. Morrow performed Saturday
night at The Gearhart. Gearhart.
Eugene Carr rushed over to Se
attle laat Sunday to see his beat girl.
Carr is a captain of bellhops at The
J. 8. Bell, the photographer, made
a flying trip to Seattle Monday to
deliver some photographic work to
the Struttin’ Along theatrlred com
pany that he did for them while here.
Joe Crane and J. Kt-chsn. two reg
ular waiters at The Portland, will re
main tor the next week or so at The
Gearhart. Gearhart. Oregon.
Mr. and Mra. Edward Boyce, own
ers of The Portland, have returned
from Wallace, Idaho, where they
have large mining intaresta.
Gilbert Kirk, bellhop at The Port
land. spent last week visiting in
Johnnie 'Yi o y e r, the
handsome little captain
In the Portland dining
room, la taking a vaca
Furnished or unfurnished rooms for
James Curry jammed sn Ice pick renL Cail Atwater MIS.—adv.
Ed Taylor, recently of
Into one of his fingers a few days
lb« discarded dining car, is now a .
Mr. and Mrs Boyce Strain hsve
ago and was forced to lay off from
returned from a week or so visit to
the obaervatlon car Job.
Seattle and other Sound cltlee.
The Seven Days Adventist denom
CAUGHT BIG BASS
ination are holdins a camp meeting
Mr. and Mra. Huber Jones and a
at Hillsboro, Ore.
party of friends formed a fishing par
T. B. Norman, who Is Grand Mas ty several days ago and Mra. Jones
ter of the order of U. B F. of Cali proved to be the luckiest of the
fornia. la here and haa organised a group, she having caught one of the
branch of the order. He le also the largest bass that was ever known to
Our 7 per cent Prior Preference Stock has paid dividends
Grand Secretary of the K. of P. of be caught by any other fisherman in
regularly every three months since it was first issued.
that alate. While here he was the re the state and now she Is the envy
” IT IS A' SAFE AND SOUND INVESTMENT
clplent of many social favors, prom of all the fishermen.
You can buy ittt $98.00 a share, par value $100, for cash or
inent among them was a trip on the
on easy ferms. It will net you 7.14 per cent on every dollar
GRAND ALL STAR CONCERT
_ . .
Given under auspices of Knights
of Bethel Church. Wednesday even
FOOT NOTES TO AFRICAN
ing. August 22, 1*23. for the benefit
Write for full information today.
of the Winter Fuel Fund. Bethel A.
M. E. Church. G. V. Grayson. pro
Mr Agamemnon, the famous scrap
PORTLAND RAILWAY, LIGHT & POWER COMPANY
per of Orece. was the brother of Men
Mr. Dave Bradley, father of Mrs.
elaus. husband of the cute chicken Roy Qarnette. has purchased a six
605 Electric Building
known as Helen of Troy. They were
room cottage on 13th street N.. in the
born colored and at the age when
moat children are.
When Paris, sheik of Troy, skip
ped with Helen, the Greeks declared
a fight feet end buddy Agamemnon
To The Advocate:
wss made the heed military gazabo.
Dear Editor end Manager:
Aga was some persimmons ss a
Please allow me to
general end when he was ell dolled
through the columns of your paper
up In bls brass plate and Woolworth I for the wonderful support I received
diamonds, ho knocked em silly.
1 from an ad. 1 sent you last week, and
Once Aga and bls chief side kick | the quick results in helping me to
ing hero, Achilles, got Into a hot ar | get a good home for my baby. A
gument that almost wrecked the war.
paper like yours, managed by our
It was thuewlse The Greeks had
race, should have the hearty support
left their ladles home and made It a
of every colored man and woman In
YOU probably know hundreds of people who
practice of gathering up other folks'
the city of its birth. I thank you.
pay all their bills with checks on the United
ladies. In one of the forays. Kid
States National. It
I. is the convenient, businesslike
Achilles gathered In a flock of fine
105 N. Water Street.
feminine screams and kept the prêt-
Ileal for himself.
Bud Aga objected, He claimed REV. AND MRS. MAGRUDER RE-
"ONE OF THE NORTHWEST’S
that because« he was the big nolae.
TURN FROM CALIFORNIA
he should have the fluffiest fluffs for
himself, He told Kid Achilles If be
Rev. and Mrs. Magruder spent two
didn't hand 'em over he would take weeks in California attending to per-
a fall out of hla anatomy. Kid ob- sonal business and also In the inter-
Joeted and retired from the llme- I eat of the annual conferences of the
coast Rev. Magruder being secre
When the Trojans found that Kid
tary of two conferences has been
Achilles was off tho job, they jumped trying to help select a central point
on the Greeks and almost knocked where a joint session may be held In
the daylights out of them. Aga got September. They visited Oakland
scared and offered back the chick first of all and stayed at the home of
Sibili and Starke
ens. but Kid answered with that fam Mr. Duncan, one of Oakland's leading
ous reply: "Nay, nay, Pauline; nay. real estate men. There weie many
callers, among whom were Revs. J. (r
When the war was over, Agamem W. Brown of A. M. E. church. San
non was warned not to return to the Francisco; G. W. Scott, of M. E.
family Igloo, but having nowhere church. Oakland, and Lovell of A. M.
else to go he went.
E. Zion church, Oakland. On Sat-
In the meantime wifey, Madame I urday, the 4th, they motored to
Clytemnestra, had another sheik Lemoore and were guests of Mr. and
and that night when Aga took oft hie Mra. L. Brunson. On Sunday, they
boots and threw hlmaelf acroaa the motored to Hanford and worshiped
bed for a map. Clystle carved her Ini with the Rev. Moore, former pastor
There’s no better time for your
tials on him with a raior.
outing than August, though it be
of A. M. E. Zion church at Portland.
This was the end of Agamemnon, Rev. Moore is reported as doing well.
for a day, week-end or longer.
the big Greeclan smoke who com Sunday evening the emergency com
The days are flooded with sun
manded the Greeka In their war on mittee of G.U.O.O.F. met and elected
shine. The trails are at their
Troy. It was a aorrowful end, but Rev. Magruder delegate to Grand
best. The weather conditions
while he was going, he was going Lodge held at Hanford, August (-10,
are sure to be pleasant.
which Is reported to have been the
For Rent—4 unfurnished rooms,
2#» Wheeler Street.
VICTIM WAS VETERAN OF THE WORLD WAR.—WHITE AMERICANS
REFUSE TO RIDE OVER BATTLEFIELDS WITH
American Prejudices Scored ae Tempe Comments on Government Warning.
—Two Negro Deputies Serve Notice on Poncaira They
Bring Issue Up at Next Parliament Meeting
PARIS, Aug. *.—It Is learned that mier Poincare that they will Interpo
the Quai d'Orsay’s somewhat start late the government on this issue
ling communique last week saying when Parliament reopens.
that if foreign tourists did not quit
The Temps devoted an editortai
baiting colored Frenchmen, the gov headed "Prejudice” to the actiona of
ernment would Inflict punishment, American
had its immediate origin in an inci Frenchmen. After expressing pleas
dent of several days ago, during a ure that France sees so many Ameri
visit of some Americans to the battle can tourists, the Temps asks: "But
why must a certain number of them
A French surgeon, who is a Negro, forget that they are not in their own
occupied one of the seats in the big country and that all the usages of
tourists’ automobile as it started on their country are not necessarily our
the trip to the region of Rheims. usages? Their question of whites
Practically all the other 2C occupants and blacks is one for ocr American
were from the United States.
friends, and the solution they have
They objected to the presence of found shows that a country can at
the colored surgeon among them, but the same time be democratic and
nevertheless the car got under way. also yield to prejudice.
A few miles out of Paris the Ameri
“We have nothing to do with the
cans renewed their protests, which attitude which prevails in America
led to a heated argument, in which among her citizens. That is not our
the Americans said they wouldn't business. But this is France, and
ride with a .'nigger,” and the Negro with us the color line is totally un
known. Our forefathers didn"t write
“I fought four and a half years, the Declaration les Droits de l'Homme
during most of which you Americana (declaration of the rights of man)
were not fighting. It seems to me for us to forget its letter and its
I have as much right as you to go spirit.
to see the battle fields.”
"Besides, our lack of all discrimin
The end of it was that the Ameri- ation against colored men Is not in
cans threw the man out ot the car spired alone by doctrine. The blacks,
and left him by the roadside, The with whom we come in contact, come
result was a protest to the foreign from the French colonies, Whatever
their status—citizens, subjects or
Deputies Candace and Bousse, both proteges — they are our compatriots,
Negroes, have served notice on Pre- and we treat them as such. How
could it be otherwise when so many
of them fought by our side to save
"That small number of our Ameri
can visitors who forget that the
#00 Goodnough Building
French Republic makes no differen
5th and Yamhill Streets
tiation among the inhabitants of ita
(Continued on page 4)
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