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About The advocate. (Portland, Or.) 19??-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 1, 1923)
An IndgpBndgnt Paper Devoted to the
Interests e/ the People
PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 192»
PRICE ö CENTS
SOOTH MOOSES OVER III TREATMENT OF RACE. SATS STORE
TODAY THE ADVOCATE IS 20IYEARS OLD
STARTED WITH TIN MEN—SEVERAL NOW DIAO, OTHIRI MOVID
TO DISTANT CITIES—ONE OF ORIQINAL STILL RIMAINS
—HARDSHIPS OP FIRST IPFORTS RECALLED
I shall always be glad that 1 had AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION’S EX-PRESIOENT MOORFIELD STOREY
Tacoma to nothing like this.
Dr. E. E. Green, formerly ot Den
the privilege for a time of working
SAYS THAT ACCORDING TO REPORTS OF INTER-RACIAL
ver, but recently of Spokane, to with
among the colored people. While It
COMMITTEES CONSCIENCES OF SOUTH AROUSED
Local Colored People Ktok en Hiring of Whits Stenographer by Office us. Don’t think because hto name to
helped me appreciate their
Pome.—Soma of Local Happenings of Twenty Years Ago
Green that he to green. Not so, for
racial traits, yet more than all it Says Refusal of Southern Senators to Allow Anti-Lynching Measure to Bo
Reproduced for Benefit of Old Timers
helped me appreciate our essential
be to a bright, sober young man.
Considered Show« Lynching to Be a Southern Crime
oneness as human beings, May we
On last Monday night the mem
Which They Could Not Defend
all work together so wisely tor kind
bers and friends of the Bethel A. M.<
(Special to The Advocate)
The men wbo started Tbe Advocate the Advocate, and they Informed her E church met at the residence of
lier relations between the races that
September 6, IM1. twenty years ago, that she would act as stenographer Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Thomas and
hatred and Injustice shall die cut and
Kansas City, Kans, August 30.— what our agitation had accomplished
wore J. C. Logaa. Edward Rutherford, In their office as long as she desired, marched In a body to the parsonage
that each, preserving its own racial Moorfleld Storey of Boston, ex-presi in creating pubUc opinion.
•% Leans under Reserve System integrity, may have opportunity to
B. D.’Cannady. Howard 8prou|es. Ed regardless of wbat the colored sub of tbelr church and surprised their
"The results of the election in
dent of the American Bar Associa
ward Ward. McCants Stewart, C. F. scribers and advertisers thought and new pastor, Rev. Talbot, by present on olty or farm property.—Reserve make Its fullest contribution to our
northern states showed what our
tion, and now president of the Na
B. Moore. Bob Perry, W H Bold, did.
ing him with 18.20 in cash besides a Deposit Company, 72 Fourth street, common humanity.
votes can accomplish, and made us
tional Association tor the Advance a recognized power which can not
Many ot the colored people called lol of good things to eat.
and A. Ballard. Tbe flrot throe named
Mr. Portland, Oregon—Adv.
still live la
Howard personally upon the editor and made Thomas made the presentation speech
ALICE M. HAND8AKER.
ment of Colored People, has sent a be trifled with. Our success in the
ON THE SICK LfBT
Sproules resides In Seattle; Edward a protect against Miss Brown being and tbe pastor responded in a happy
message of greeting to the Advance last election points the way for our
Mrs. W. R Peek to conftamd tn Good
A CARD OF THANX3
Ward in Cbleago; W. H. Bolds In employed In the Advocate office. and polite manner.
ment Association in its Fourteenth future action.
Samaritan hospital. It to thought her
1 wish to thank the people ot Port
Los Angeles. Cal., and A. Ballard In They were promptly told to go to that
Mrs. D. M. Newman will leave
“The inter-racial organizations in
Norfolk. Va. McCants Stewart com land where winter clothing to not In Monday to visit her husband al Van- condition to improved since being land tor helping me to win the first Annual Conference here, which was the southern states show that the
there. Mrs. Grace Logan-Bruce has prise In the Elks Popularity Contest publicly read at the opening mass
mitted suicide la Oakland. Cal., a demand Miss Brown would stay, and couver, B. C.
consciences of people who have prob
number of years ago; Bob Perry and the colored people who objected to
On Monday evening last, Mrs. Lulu returned home from Yakima. Wash, held recently by Rose City Lodge, 1. meeting, Wednesday night. August 29. ably long felt that the colored peo
C. F. B Moore died many years ago. her could be damned.
Easton entertained a few friends at and to quite 111 at the home of her b . P. O. E. of W No. 111. Portland.
In hto message. Mr. Storey said the ple In their various neighborhoods
The tact that Miss Brown to pretty her residence In honor of her birth parents, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Logan. Oregon. The first prize was a round inter-racial comimttees throughout were Ill-treated but have been silent,
Of tbe nine men. the present editor.
trip ticket to Chicago to attend the the South showed that the con- and are at last aroused to action, and
E. D. Cannady, to the only remaining had nothing Io do with the case, was day. Music and games were the or 380 Larrabee street
Grand Lodge. Every one was so kind sciences of the white people were this is most imporatnt, tor till the
one with the paper. Much credit Is what the Advocate's editor said to der ot the evening.
to me, not only friends, but acquaint
due Edward Ward. Howard Sproules those wbo protested.
o'clock the hostess served one of her
being roused against the ill-treatment people's conscience is aroused, noth
ances and the business people of the of Negroes, The defeat of the Dyer ing is really accomplished.*
The last Issue ot the Advocate con famous lunches which was very
and Bob Perry tor loyal and faithful
city, and I am very grateful to them.
service rendered tbe paper tor a num tained the following "roast** on those much enjoyed.
“The Ku Klux Klan, calling itself
anti-lynching bill in the last Congress
Furntohed or unfurnished rooms
MRS. ZULA LOWE.
her of years, while the others desert who objected to Miss Brown being
Meals served In family style at
by the filibuster of some southern a purely American society and or
ed before the paper'wee two months employed by tbe Advocate:
Mrs. Hattie Smith's, 26» Ankeny rant. Call Atwater 2411,-s-adv.
senators, was an admission. said Mr. ganized to use lawless methods for
GREASE AND MONKEY WRENCH Storey, that the crime of lynching accomplishing its ends, to on the de
**To Whom II May Concern:
KU KLUX JAILED
NO BAR TO TALENT
have nothing but sympathy tor the
The Rutherford brothers have
was a southern one.
Mr. Storey's fensive, and tn the nature of things
Durant. Okla, Aeg 122.—Two Ku
Kansas City. Mo, Aug. 21.—Interest message in full to as follows:
SO THIY KICKED TWENTY YEARS narrowminded.
lop-sided moved to their new residence, 828
Klux officials. J. D. Blanton and E. of art critics in an oil painting por
people ot our race that are spending Harrison street.
"Our various branches have accom
“1 am sorry that I cannot meet you
M. Stevenson were sentenced to 30 traying the “Birth of Christ” which
so much time these hot days In a
face to face and in person offer you plished brilliant results in various
Mr Mack Olllver paid us a pleas
vain attempt to misrepresent, traduce ant visit this week. The boys are days in Jail by District Judge New hangs in the Union Station here, led my congratulations on the successful cases which they have undertaken,
COLORED PEOPLE ARE
ALL AROUSED and slander us on account of the color always glad to have him call as he man for contempt In the failure to to the discovery of the "unknovm art year that has passed since our last and the association as a whole is
ot the help we employ. They attempt always has a fresh supply of stories produce their organization records as ist” He is Albert Jackson, colored meeting, and the prospects ot assured recognized and respected as a force
Janitor and former coal miner.
Pair Lillian Brown Io Roeponolbto to make It a race issue, poor, ignorant to tell. Having accepted a position ordered by the court.
and complete success that awaits ns. which is working for good.
A group of critical art lovers, gath
misguided creatures! For the benefit on the O. W. R A N. observation car,
’’The road before us Is long and
"It Is true that the anti-lynching
ered about the painting, exchanged bill was defeated in the senate by the difficult but look backward for a
White Giri Employed on Colored Pa of that class ot persons, we will ex Robert Lawrence. Charles Walker
Six-room house furnished, on Albina comments of wonder that such a first-
per Causes Much Adverse
plain what is required In our business and W. D. Allen have lately received
refusal of southern senators to allow moment and see how much longer
avenue; |600 down and the balance class original canvas should appear
and then we fear they will not be a large stock ot That's It. These are
it even to be considered. This was and harder is the road which has
to suit. Call Charlea Rlely. Atwater in such comparative commonplace
able to comprehend our meaning. We enterprising young business men.
an admission that lynching was a been traveled in the last sixty years.
Colored Editor Says Ho Will Stay need and must have a stenographer
Such paintings are rarely southern crime which they could not Then look forward again with fresh
Don't forget that on next Wednes
by Lillian Despite All the
found outside the walls of the best defend, and would not even discuss, courage and pledge yoarselves never
wbo must necessarily write shorthand day evening, November 1st. there
PROMINENT WOMAN EXPRESSES art galleries, they agreed.
and be quick to grasp dictation, a will be a fried chicken dinner given
but the vote in the House of Repre to admit defeat but to press on till
APPRECIATION FOR ADVOCATE
Jackson, in his grease-covered over sentatives, the strong backing from every vestige of race discrimination
good writer and speller, versed In at the Zion A. M. E. church. 13th and
ANO PLEADS FOR A BETTER
(Reprinted from the dally press)
alls, with a monkey wrench in one powerful influences all over the coun has disappeared, and the Negro citi
the art of punctuation. Now, because Main streets, under the auspices of
hand, came up from hie workshop in try. the signatures of Governors and zens of this great country are in fact,
we tail to And them among our peo Mrs. K. Gray. The chicken will be
Lillian Brown, a young and very
the basement at the request of the leading citizens, and the vote of con as they are now in law, the unques-
prepared in abundance. Come one,
pretty stenographer, has caused a
Portland. Ore, Aug. 30, 1823.
station master, and told the critics ventions and legislatures were in tioned equals of every other Amer-
Mrs. K. To the Editor:
wagging ot tongues among the col portant work go by and forever re come all. No admission.
briefly his love for art, and the work themselves success, for they showed ican citizen.
main In the rear. Not on your lite! Gray, committee.
ored population ot this city. But Lil
May I offer a word ot congratula he had done in oil paintings after
We will see you dead and rotten, and
In addition to the long list of pres tion on the occasion of the 20th birth
lian heeds not their comments, and
hours in his home.
your bones decayed end bleached by ents given to Mr. and Mrs. John W.
declares she does not care a rap what
day of the Advocate and wish for It
This to a progreslve age, Payne and published exclusively in
tbe "niggers" ot the city say about
many years ot continued usefulness
and the man or woman that to in The Advocate, the following belated
to the people of Portland. I am glad
business and expects to succeed, be presents have been received: Mr. and
Will al) the ladles who had not less
Although Lillian Is a white girl, she
of Its sane leadership and ot Its fine
than two or more than c!x cooks last
recently accepted a position as sten they white or black, must also be Mrs. Mack Olllver. fancy table cover spirit of faith and optimism.
progressive, and In order to do so and sideboard scarf; Mr. and Mrs.
month please step forward* We de
ographer on the Advocate, a paper
And surely there to much reason
owned and edited exclusively by col they must lay aside the old way of W. L. B. Plummer, half dozen fancy for optimism. When I think of the sire to direct your attention to Mrs.
ored men. When the colored people doing things and adopt modern ways china plates; Mr. John C. Payne, of splendid achievements of your race Clara Edler, who has served contin
Six Months to Pay
Ignorance and supersti Fernl, B. C, handsome silver serv
uously in one family for seventy-four
heard that a white girl was employed
in the last sixty years I marvel, es
ice set, consisting of sugar bowl, pecially when I remember that the
by the Advocate people they raised
WHY NOT DRESS WELL?
quite a howl. They were Inclined to and fitness must rule. In Oregon we spoon bolder and cream pitcher. race has had to contend with foes be she can not tell. She remembers
Mesdames within and foes without. I have been the famous Humboldt Shower of Stars
think that a colored girl should have have many young ladles that have a Much
We place within your reach, no matter
been engaged at the office, consid common school education, but And Keebles, Griffin and Hill for the much interested In the story of the in 1833, and thinks she must have
been ten or twelve years old then;
one that has a business education graceful and courteous manner dte-
what your income, the opportunity ot being
ering the fact that the paper was a
“Block Beautiful” In New York own-
but she was a slave, and nobody kept
and that will accept the position and played In receiving the guests.
well dressed. We are here to give credit,
But Miss Brown was
ed and occupied by colored people,
G. B. Washington of St. Paul and and I read with much gratiAcation a record of the ages of slaves.
satisfactory to the management ot we will gladly give her tbe Job. and
and it you want credit we want you.
was some years after that she was
If you cannot And such a person, tor Frank Bridgwater of Portland were
the recent article in Our World tell-
the sake of decency and common seen peering In the Armory Saturday
Stylish Men's, Women’s, Boys’ and Girls’
ing ot the number of homes owned,
ford. for whose daughter she still
sense, stop that old vulgar red flan night trying to get a glimpse of Nor
Clothing at reasonable prices—and six months
farms operated and business houses
works. The name of the daughter to
nel tongue ot yours and attend to dics.
conducted by colored Americans.
withheld, lest cookless women raid
your own business, if you have any.
The Enterprise Investment Com Nothing. It seems to me, can show
and we will try to conduct ours to pany has Just completed the erection
the Ideals and ambitions of the aver
suit the times and meet the condi of their 810.000 two-story building on
age colored man more than the de
tions of things best suited to our Larrabee street, and will give a grand
sire to possess a home and means of
opening ball the evening ot Novem livelihood; and of course we all real
Miss Brown resides at 282H Jeffer ber 11th. A large crowd is expected
ise that It to not the outstanding
349 MORRISON STREET
son street. She declares she has been as the hall to one of the best to be
SOO Goodnough Building
geniuses of a race who determine the
very well treated by the management found. Refreshments will be served
world's estimate of it so much as it
6th and Yamhill Streets
of the Advocate, and has no objection by a competent caterer. General ad
is the ideals and achievements of the
Tacoma Store: 1121 Broadway
to colored men.
mission 60 cents.
But the colored people ot Portland
The king pool player of the Pull
are still "up in arms."
man service was crowned the other
1015 2nd Ave.
Note: Three ot the men who were night with a tomato can—old Jim
foremost kickers, since that time have Barber ot Chicago.
married white women and the others
are members ot white churches.
COLORED PHYSICIANS IN VETER
J. S. Bsll't Finto Stadio
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Through the assistance ot J. H.
Gray, the accomplished pianist. Cap
tain L. A. Ooodwin can thump out
"Johhny Get Your Hair Cut.”
William C. Rhea, who has been in
Tacoma, Wash., for a month or more,
Is back at The Portland. He says
Hours: 9 A. M. to 6 P. M.
Telephone Main 5051
Sundays and Evenings by Appointment
New York Dentists
In the Blumauer Building
Northeast corner Fourth and Morrison Streets
all classes of dental work carefully
Your Patronage Desired
Local and For
Washington, Aug. SI.—Ignoring the
unreasonable protests of the white
citizens of Tuskegee, Ala, General
Hines, director of the Veterans* Bu
reau. has announced that the person
nel ot the Tuskegee Veterans' Hos
pital will be entirely colored, from
surgeon-ln-chlef down to the char
women. The hospital to for colored
Established 11 Tears in Portland
C. OEK WO. the
well known Herbal-
let. has made a life
study of the curative
by Oriental Roots.
Bark, and therefrom
compounded hie tru
ly wonderful Herbs
make-up no poteens
or narcotics are used:
and many roots and
herbs that ho usee are unknown to
the medical profession of today.
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Colds, Rheumatism. Kidney, Lung.
Liver. Catarrh, Blood. Inflammation.
Neuralgia and all female and chll-
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by mall or parcel poet.
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