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Haturday. Reptenibar B. 1M3
owned some of the leading barber-
shops of Portland, some of tbe beet
tailoring shops and other representa
tive places of business, but not so
now. for the colored business man
Las seemingly bsrnne contented and
— —----------- NdHor happy and haa fallen in the habit of
RS. K D. CANNADY—---- — .—1
walling for business to come to htm.
______ Aame-iata Bdltar and Manager
while the business men of other
a» rocen ssssvs
Elks Sanitary Barbar Shop, 316 Flan races get up and hustle for businees
The result la they are still in busi
ness. while many of our former col
ored business men are looking for
jobs. The Advocate regrets to see
this retarded condition amongst our
people; we still have hopes that tn
the next twenty years there will be
wonderful Improvement amongst tbe
race In the business as well as other
OREGON BLUE BOOK
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"Don’t ask tor rirhia
An' don't lot anny wan give them to ye
A rUht that 1s handed to ye fr naw-
thin' haa somethin the matter with IL"
proposed legislation would not only
include lynching but all forma of law-
lessneea by hands who taka the law
into their own bands. The bill would
make any act of mob violence a fed
Penalties on a smaller
seal« for outrages -other than lynch
ing would be provided for in It
It is probably true that in every
state ia th« nation. President Cool
idge will find active and eager sup
porters tor such a measure and that
support would be mure readily forth
coming than was support for the
Dyer Bill, which unfortunately wee
Masked bands, the concrete •Tl
deuce of the growth of mob tend-
encioa in the country generally, have
operated so widely as to be consld-
ered a general menace to the estab-
llshd laws of the nation,
there are tew «latee now In which
some form of mob law has not mani-
tested Itself and the spirit of lawless
ness not proved itself present
State law making bodies, com
posed of men with their political fu
tures at stake, have not acted vigor
ously to suppress these tendencies
and to increase the respect of the
general public for constituted auth
The 1333 1334 edition of the Or*-
gon Blue Book, just off the press,
has been received at our desk from
Sam A. Koser, secretary of sute. It
contains that incorporated tn previous
issues of the publication with the ex
ception that wherever an extension or
correction thereof has been found
necessary it has been brought down
to that date. The publication since
its authorisation has become almost
The federal lawmakers must act
indispensable in connection with the it the nation is to be saved from its
political, business and social life of own tolly.
the state, and It is said that the de
President Coolidge has established
mands each biennial period being tar
a reputation tor devotion to consti
beyond the provision made therefor.
tuted authority which will go tar to
PRESIDENT COOLIDGE AND LAW ward causing general confidence In
his ability to carry out any legisla
tlon in its behalf which ha may un
Press dispatches contain informa dertake. In fact. Democrats as well
tion to the effect that the new Presi as Republicans can find common
dent Coolidge, stirred up by reports ground for support of such legisla
of lynching, flogging and other depre tion as he is now proposing.
A BIBLE THOUGHT FOR TODAY
THIS ONE THING I DO:—For get
ting those things which are behind,
and reaching forth unto those things
which are before. I press toward the dations of masked and unmasked
mark for the prise of the high calling bands in Texas. Georgia. Florida.
of God in Christ Jesus.—Philippian» Ohio, and Oklahoma, is considering
No. 1—10th and Morrison Streets.
No. 3—143 Fourth Street at Alder.
No. 3—Williams Avenue and Russell Street.
No. 4—1010 Belmont Street.
MEMBER NO. 26SS
The Ku King Klan, so we read, will
not name Mayor George L Bak<T as
its candidate iot th. office of United
States senator as was thought by
many they would do. Instead, they
have decided on Fred L. Gifford, who
ia the recognised leader of the Klan
in Oregon. Now the question is. will
Mayor Baker make the race, regard
less of the endorsement of that or
LOOKING BACK TWENTY YEARS
Can yon who bare lived in Port-
land tor twenty years recall some of
the people who wire t-c raged in va
rk>M pursuits, especially those en-
gaged in business ana some who held
responsible, well paying jobs; and
thos« who were considered go-'d-
llver« and well-to-do; and others
were leaders In church, fraternal
social circle«? If you do, do
think lh«y hav« kept pace with
growth and advancement of the city?
It they have not. why not? In our
humble opinion, very few of them
have kept up with the rapid advance-
ment of thia day and this city. In
other words, they have gone back-
ward, except, perhaps In their church
Twi ity years ago there were ten
colored people In busin*
land to every one of today, Many
who were loaders in the activities
<*nd affairs of the race are now sit
ting supinely by doing nothing to-
wards helping the mce come into Its
own—they seem to be willing to let
the race go to the ------------- .
Twenty J ears ago some colored
men owned property almost In tbe
heart of the busiaeaa section of tbe
city, estimated to be worth 340.000
or 350.000. But not so now. Twen
ty year« ago some of our women had
Sealy equipped beauty and dressmak
Ing parlors tn the down-town dletricL
where they were patronised by the
wealthiest women of the other race,
bet few. If any. «re
Twenty years ago.
colored people owned a fine hall
where they held their lodge meet
lags and social gatherings and where
they could meet and enjoy the fact
that the building waa owned by the
race; twenty years ago colored men
(By Trixie Uieaui)
To Visit Relatives In the South
For Dinners, Luncheons. Teas. Socials, Parties, Receptions,
Dances, Entertainments of all kinds, and for
Southerq Matrons Entertained
Mr. and Mrs. Thornton of 141 N.
the 17th of September for a visit to 13th street entertained Mr. and Mrs.
J. D. Patton and their gueata, Mre.
her home and relative« in New Or
T. V. Laramore and Mre. George Col
leans. La. Mrs. Howard will stop In lins of Austin. Texas, at a five-course
Kansas City and Memphis. Tenn.and dinner Sunday, September 2nd.
will return by way of Los Angeles.
Mr >. and Mre. George Holliday. 708
Mrs. K. O
will leave on
Bonfire Party Enjoyed
Mr. and Mrs. Fred D Thomas, Mr
and Mrs. George H Hardin and their
guest; Mrs. Blanche Roes. Mr Al
Green. Mr. and Mrs Urice and Mrs.
George Mullen, ell of Portland, on
joyed a big bonfire party on the
beach at Seaside Monday night. Sing
ing and story-telling were the diver
sions to the accompaniment of the
big breakers. The party stopped at
The Frin and the Ba Am (Curry
the advisability of enacting an anti
mob bill in the next Congress. The
the tight tor and against the Dyer bill
and the discussion of lawlesaneas
which haa followed Its failure, may
be turned to good account In sup
port of new legislation of a similar
And. too. it mai augur well politi
cally tor Coolidge who. with only a
tew months before him before an
other campaign, needs the good will
of the Republicans everywhere, plv-
otal states where Negro voters are
We hope that the actual proposal dissatisfied not excepted.
of such a bill may be made. We be
lieve that the sentiment created by
Economy Drug Stores
The Advocate haa accepted
Newspaper Association Membership
in the National Highways Associa
(Washington. D. C.).
which are affiliated two hundred and
two road associations end organiza
tions. It stands, not for any particu
lar rood, but tor Good Roads Every
where, through the establishment
The "Map Device” at the head
this column expresses our interest in
roads. It Is the symbol of* an Asso
ciation which for twelve years has
worked faithfully and hard for the
dissemination of road information,
which has published thousands of
maps, and millions of pamphlets, in
the Interest of good roads, and which
believes that the future civilisation
of this great country will go forward
as fast and no taster than we develop
our systems of transportation.
Good roads everywhere mean pros
perity and happiness everywhere.
That Is why we have become a
Newspaper Association Member of
the Association which will eventual
ly produce Good Roads Everywhere !
East 13th street, entertained Mr. and
Mra J. D. Patton and their gueata.
Mra. T. V. Laramore and Mre. Ueo
Collins, at dinner Tuesday evening
A most delightful time was had. Both
ladles are prominent citisene of Aus
Mrs. Lena Bowers and her grand
daughter. Hasel Jones, spent a tew
days at the Ba Am at Seaside last
The Advocate Publishing Co.,
311 Macleay Bldg.
My dear Sir:
The notice of the expiration of my
subscription to the Portland Advo
cate has just been received and I am
check tor 13 50 to cover the same
Accept my thanks for the very ex
cellent paper which The Advocate of the welter of dross corns* that
Publishing Co is Issuing and tor the rare ore called pure gold.
promptness with which It has come •Ingularly strange that dross and
to my office.
gold must be intermixed, like truth
A brand new shipment of HIGH
I am sincerely yours,
and error, It seems to be the order
BROWN toilet articlea. 311 Macleay
L. W KYLES.
of things ter restisi. The world ad-
mires the man or woman that holds
VISITORS IN CITY CALL TO
to the purpose of winning out and
Many more blrthdsys. but msy
Among pleasant callers at The Ad
they be more golden.
vocate office Wednesday were Mee-
Yours most sincerely.
dames Collins and Larrlmore of Aus
NETTIE J. A8BERRY.
tin. Tex.; Mrs Robertson of Poca
tello. Idaho; Miss Margie L. Danley
I Wanted A woman to keep house
of Loa Angeles. Cal.; Mesdatnee L.
tor a woman physician, One In fam
Diamond. J D Patton and W. Simms
ily; good wage«. Will furnish trans
of this city. All expressed keen ap
portatlon. It n«ce«sary. Write or call
preciation of our office and Its loca-
The Advocate, aulte 311, Macleay
Thanks, ladles, call again.—Ed.
Bldg . Portland. Ore.-adv
Mrs. Marcina Hanklns-Lewls and I
her three lovely children of Seattle
spent several days in the city last
week visiting friends.
Stag Auditorium and
The desire for a home is prob
ably the creal st
A real home
—one of your own—1« the foun
dation of all happtneaa.
Like all other wood thin»*. a
home can be aeaulrod only thru
Your part is to
nave. The bank assists by keep
in» your savtaKN at work and
paying you interest.
381 East Morrison Street
Phone East 8007
LADD & TILTON
Oldest in the Northwest
350 Glisan StreaL in Park Hotel, opposes New Postoff.ee
B. J. JOHNSON, Proprietor
OPEN FROM 8 A. M. TO 10 P. M.
All Kinds of Meats Barbecued—Serve You Here, or You May Take
Ham and Eggs. Bacon and Eggs. Hot Cakes and Coffee. Served from
8 A M to 11 A. M.
Merchant's Lunch Served from 11 A. M. to 2:30 P. M.
J. ROSAMUND JOHNSON
Served at All Hours
Cleaning & Tailoring Co
Rev. E. C. Dyer, Pastor
Independent Baptist Church
68’4 N. 10th Street
Residence 212 N. 16th Street
Hats cleaned and blocked to enit you.
Yeo. we clean everything from neckties up to rugs, blankets, etc.
Suit« and Overcoats made to your individual measure.
Satisfaction guaranteed or your money refunded
Our prices are very reasonable. Olve us a trial. We will please you.
Call East 0258 far
J. W. INGERSOLL Pr»a
ML Olivet Baptist Chursh
East Firs tend Schuyler Sts.
Rev. J. W. Andersen, Pastor
Rea 42» Tillamook BL
Plenla Outing Enjoyed
Tsleehene East SOM
Mr. and Mre. J. D. Fatten and their
All the services at th« church were
guests Mrs. Larrlmore and
Mre. good last Bunday.
Mra. Keele O.
Collins of Austin. Tex, Meadamee Brandon and Mra. Jackson were fel
Laura Diamond, 8 K. Illll and K. D. lowshipped Into the church. Dr. A.
Cannady and her son« made up a W. Williams will preach all day nest
two-car auto party Labor Day and Sunday (tomorrow). Pastor Ander
went to Oswego Lake, where they son Is In Los Angeles. Cal., attending
cooked and ate breakfast after a tbe National Baptist Convention.
plunge in the lako. loiter they mo
tored to Hubbard. Oregon, where
BETHEL A. M. E. CHURCH
they lunched a la picnic and picked
Larrabee and McMillan Btreetg
blackberries, returning home at 8:30
Rev, A. R. Fe«, D. 0.. Pastor
Phone East 1107
E. L. Jameson, Assistant
Phene Walnut 3900
Mrs. Prescott Will Tour South
Tomorrow (Bunday) Is the last
Mrs. Joe Prescott of 540 East 22nd
street, leaves September 13 for a tour Bunday In this Conference year. The
through California and Mexico. Mrs. pastor will fill the pulpit at the morn
Prescott's first stop will be in Oak I Ing service. In the evening Dr. J.
land. where Mr and Mrs James 81. II Wilson of California. Grand Mas
Clair will Join her. Their next stop ter of Masons of California Jurisdic
tion and Presiding Klder of thn Los
will be In Los Angeles.
Angelos District of the California
WRITER CONGRATULATES THE Conference, will preach
the 10th, Dr. Wilson In^-ompany with
Rev. and Mrs. Fox and family will
leave for Spokane, Wash. to attend
Tacoma. Wash., Sept 4. l»33
the Annual Conference of the Bethel
Mr and Mrs. K. D Cannady.
Editor and Associate, The Advocate. A. M K. church, which will convene
Tuesday, the I lib. with Bishop B. F.
Leo. senior bishop of the church, pre
My dear friends:
All members and friends of
Allow me to congratulate you upon siding
are urged to attend this
the twentieth anniversary of The Ad
vocate «nil the success which you last service, which closes the fourth
have made despite the long years of year nt Rev. Fox's administration
toll, persecution and opposition. Out here.
10 A. M.—Sunday School -
11 A. M.—Sermon, “Be
Clean,",” Isiah 52:11
7 P. M — B. Y. P. U.
8 P. M.—“Spirituality of the
Church,” I Peter 2:3-5
Wednesday, 8 P. M., Prayer
Friday, 7 P. M., Missionary
Good Preaching and Good
You are invited to worship
Composer and actor, bend of the
"Inimitable Five" versatile troupe in
the set “Syncopation" on .the Or
pheum circuit. Portlanders who heard
Mr. Johnson and his troupe before
are looking forward with pleasant an
ticipation to their appearance at the
Orpheum (Heilig) Theater, tomor
row. Sunday. Monday and Tuesday.
Mr. Johnson will arrive tomorrow
morning and will be the house guest
of Mr and Mrs. E. D. Cannady at
their home in Irvington.
TO THE PEOPLE OF PORTLAND
You are cordially Invited to the
Elk's Barber Shop.
We carry a full line of Hair Prep
Madam Walker's Hair GrJWer,
Madame DeNeal Hair Grower,
The Star Hair Grower,
G. A. MOrgan's Hair Goods,
High Brown Preparation,
Nelson Hair Grower,
We are here to serve you. Service
is our motto.
ELKS BARBER SHOP
Phone Brdwy 5388. 315 Flanders St.
E W. Agee. Prop.
John Braggs, tempo-
rary private waiter at
The Portland, had his
right hand badly lacerat-
ed In an elevator »cel
la a t
morning. He was taken to a local
hospital for treatment.
O. 8 Thomas, former head waiter
at Ye Oregon Grille, after attending
the Elks' Grand Lodge In Chicago,
left for parts In North Carolina to
visit his mother.
E. Morrison has thrown down his
dining car job to accept a place In
the rank of bellhops at The Portland.
Mr*. Laura Diamond, one of the
attendants In the check room at The
Portland, took a short vacation this
week. Mra. R C. Garnette was ap
pointed as her substitute.
Fred De Grace, who a number of
years ago was n messenger at The
Portland. Is back as a substitute por
ter and Is just as handsome as ever.
AND SHAMPOO COMB
This Comb le Wall Worth «1.00
SL Phillips Mission
34th and Bavier Days
Morning service, 11 a. tn : Sunday
School. 13 tn. Archdeacon Black lu
charge; Mr. II Coles, lay reader A
cordial welcome awaits yoi^ al St
St. Phillips Episcopal Mission has
resumed Its regular eleven o'clock
service, Sundays, at 35th and Bavier
streets, following a vacation during
the month of Auguat. Mr. Cole, the
talented lay reader, will conduct the
FIRST A ’ . £. ZION CHURCH
417 n .. ema Av«.. Rsv. E. J. Ma
gruder, A, B. Paster. Parsonage. 260
Cook Ave. Phone Walnut 6174.
Everybody Is going to Zion next
Both choirs will sing at
both services. Special mualc and ths
old time jubilee songs will be on» of
the spiritual attractions of the day.
Rev. Magruder Is winding up the
work of this conference year and will
expect the usual large crowds which
com» each week.
In the evening
there will be something extra
H D Walker of Dallas. Texas, will
render a reading Miss Yeteve Shel
by will reader a solo. The pastor
will occupy the pulpit st both serv
ices. Hear about the "l-ost Sheep"
I. B. P. O. E. OF THE WORLD
ROSE CITY LODGE NO. Ill, I. B.
P. O. E. OF W.. MEETS the 2ND
INGS OF EACH MONTH AT THE
8TA0 AUDITORIUM, 381«/, EAST
MORRISON STREET. ALL VISIT
ING BROTHERS ARE CORDIALLY
E. D. CANNADY, E. R.
311 Macleay Bldg.
E. J. MINOR, Secretary.
419 Abington Bldg.
Dshlla Temple No 203, I. B. P. O.
E. of W.. of Portland, Oregon, meats
the let and 3rd Tuesday nights In
each month at Blag Auditorium.
All visiting Daughter Elka In good
standing In their respective Temples
are Invtted to meet with us.
BEATRICE H. CANNADY.
SAMBO SIMS—Hie Luck Change«
Syracuse Lodge, K.
of P. No. 1, meats the
second and fourth Fri
day nights In each
nmnth All Sir Knights
In good standing ar»
welcome Fraternal Hall. 796 Mlaele-
slppl Ave. K. D. Cannady. C.C., 311
Macleay Bldg. Boyce Strain K of
P. * 8.