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About The advocate. (Portland, Or.) 19??-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 15, 1923)
Saturday. Hap tain bar II, 111!
When he gets stung he cries
like a baby and has the whole police
force out looking for a "negress"
Published every Saturday at Suita
weighing 1*6 pounds, five feet high
111 Macleay Building. Phone Broad
and dressed in a gray street suit. By
Jove, any colored woman who an
ewers that description, and there are
many, is in danger on the streets
Now we want these colored womeu
Elka Sanitary Barbar Shop, 111 Fla»
to quit leading astray thee* white
men and we want our colored boys
to quit alluring these young Innocent
(poor little angels I white women
from the path of righteousness.
Great God? hasten the day when all
thia hypocrisy will be done away
with and when white men will bo
men and atop trying to kid the world
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A BIBLE THOUGHT FOR TODAY
WENT ABOUT DOING GOOD: —
And Jesus went about all Galilee,
teaching in their synagogues, and
preaching the gospel of the kingdom,
and healing all manner of sickness
and all manner of disease among the
BOOTLEGGING MAKING US RICH
Under the caption of "Gold Door
Knobs." the Chicago Whip, a Journal
that rings true on all questions which
affect the status of the race, sums
up the bootlegging game in the fol
lowing terse manner:
When we read the colorful storiee
of former dog catcher* now being
millionaires with gold knobein their
mansions, and when it is intimated
that such vast wealth was acquired
through the infraction of the Vol
stead amendment, it strikes us that I
WHAT RACK PREJUDICE WILL DO
Williams Avenue Branch Y W. C. A. to the wonderful Yellowstone Na-
gave a reception In honor of Mias lloual Park. While In Chicago. Mrs.
Noted Composer and Prominent
Margie L. Danley of Lot Angeles, Hurd and her child Joined the party
Southern Motions Entertained
Honoring J. Roeetnoud Johnson, who recently came to Portland to and remained with them until they
noted song writer of New York City, take charge of the work. The room reached Portland. where she will
and Meedame* George Collins and T. was artistically decorated tor the oc visit a tew weeks with Mrs. W. D
V l-arrtmore of Austin. Texas, edi casion and a large number of gueats Allen. who la her aunt, before going
tor and Mrs. E. D Cannady enter called and welcomed Mias Danley to OU to l,oe Angeles to visit Mrs.
tained at a delightful party at their the city and to their homes, A tit- Gaunt there In her home
home In Irvington Monday
night ting program was rendered.
Twenty-six gueats were In attend
FOUR YOUNG MEN IN TROUBLE
Mrs K. O. Brandon gave a tea In
Rev. and Mr*. Gannt Viali
ance and enjoyed themselves al cards
If the four young men who were ar
honor of her alst*, Mrs. II. D. Wal
and dancing, after which J. Roca
Rev. and Mrs. H B Gantt
rested 8unday had been at church,
tnond Johnson sang a group of his Angeles, Cal . are In the city for a ker of Dallas. Texas, and Mrs. L. V.
if not there, had attended to their
own compositions and was fompellod tew days visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. laramore and Mrs George Collins of
own affairs Instead of flirting with
to respond to encores. Mr Langataff D. Allen, the latter who Is a a sister Austin. Texas. Thursday afternoon,
some worthless white women, who
Mr. Johnson's "Juno” very of Mrs. Gantt. Rev. and Mrs Gantt, the 8th. at the residence of Mr. and
probably were the aggressors, they
sweetly and pleased his hearers by who reside at 1606 W. 36th Place. Mrs. W. II Myles. 1*0 Larrabee St.
would not now be sentenced to serve
singing another pretty number. Miss I am Angeles. Cal., left their home on
six months on the rockpile,
Mr. and Mrs. Sime Olnner Hosts
Eloise Bennett, who ssuig one of her the l*th of June, accompanied by
only that, they would not have
Mr and Mrs. R E. Sime. 830 East
own popular compositions, was also 16-year-old sou. Clifford Gantt. In a
brought grief and shame to their
compelled to sing again before the 1*21 model Cha'ndler touring car 16th street, entertained Mr. and Mrs.
fond parents, some of whom aave la
gueats would let her go. The boot over the Santa Fe trail to see Anteri- J. l>. Patton and their house guests.
bored hard and sacrificed much to
ees, Mr«. Cannady, »ang "Three I ca first. Their trip covered *800 Mrs. T. V Laramore and Mrs. Geo.
give them an education and the right
Passing Collins of Austin. Texas, and Mrs. J.
Questions" and the composer. J. miles through 26 states.
start tn life. These parents are not
Roaemond Johnson, accompanied her through Arlsoua they saw the Grand I> Diamond. Friday evening. Septem
to blame for the incarceration of
on the piano.
Mrs. W L. Reece Canyon, the petrified forest; took in ber 7th Covers were laid tor six.
these boys, but the fact that some of the call for help tor the Japanese
pleased with a humorous reading New Mexico. Colorado. Kansas. Mis After supper the evening was spent
them are young men and not hard
ored people are also doing their The hostess served delicious refresh souri. Illinois, spending six days in In music and games, the latter Intro
ened criminals, we all regret their
menta. Mesdames Collins and Lar- Chicago; then to Indiana. Ohio. Nla duced by Mrs George Collins,
plight; but perhaps after all it may share we hope. For their big hearts
rimore are prominent in educational gar* Falla and on to Montreal. Can report having a good time.
teach them a lesson that will be a never fail to respond to a call of
this kind, even though that call and social circles In Austin. Texas. ada. where they spent ten days with
great profit to them the reel of their
Mm. Alexander Has Olnner Party
The lormer Is an sunt of Mrs. J D. Mr*. William Medley. Mrs. Gantt's
might come from a toe.
Mrs. C. Il Alesander of 344 East
From Montreal they mo
Patton of this city and the latter is mothor
alreet. entertained at dinner
Without the aid of such a powerful
Gantt's Sunday, Covers were laid for Mr.
spent a most delightful time In the three weeks
organisation as the N. A. A. C. P. to
Miss Ben- mother, then took In the New Eng and Mrs. Harrell. Miss Willis Mays of
fight the battlee for Justice to the
Henry Gibson, who > has city on their vacation,
colored race, the treatment
spent the summer
at I the nett and Messrs, tangstaff and Ab land state*. Al Atlantic City they Calgary. Canada, Mr. Brown and Mr
would be accorded them would be al
1 Hay bey are with Mr Johnson in his act spent a few days with Mr*. Stanley Kumucker. Mr. and Mrs Alexander
den Lake. Idaho. Is now called “Syncopation" at the Orpheum Lucas, a sister of Mrs. Gantt. Tak are popular among the young people
Mr. Johnson was the ing the northern route to Portland,
resting In Spokane. but this week.
Honored at Dinner
If you are not or cannot do any
will return i to the Rose
I nady during his stay In the city. | McKinley's church and the old home
Mr and Mrs. Gilbert Patton enter
thing for the advancement of our I City before winter time.
cause in the right direction, either
Booker Kirk, uncle of Gilbert Kirk. Mesdames Collins and I^rrimore are of the late President Harding at tained at a delicious dinner In honor
help the fellow who is doing some Is breaking in as a bellhop at The the house guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Marton. They visited relatives in of Mr end Mrs. J. D. Patton end
D. Patton, prominent citisene of this Chicago and from there they went to their guests. Mrs lutramore and Mrs.
thing. or get out his way and let him Portland.
and Collins. Covers were laid tor seven.
| Ed Washington, an all-around hotel
South Dakota. Montana. Idaho, Wy-
V Secretary Welcomed
onilng. Rev. Gantt says they will
The Board of Management of the have to return to complete their visit
the Volstead amendment has smiled
with favor upon a large proportion
of the people of the black race. In
these days and times bootlegging
seems to be both a respectable and
a profitable undertaking. It has ele
vated many men to high society, re
sponsible positions and allowed them
to put the gold door knobs of pros i
perity upon their dwelling places. It
has also aided the black man iq ac
quiring wealth and the greater com
forts of life and while he has placed
no gold knobs upon his doors he has
bought some fine houses, some high-
powered automobiles and
some money behind the -steel door
knobs of the banks.
Strange that so much profit should
be procurable from the violation of
the law, yet it has been ever thus.
The South has profited immensely
out of the Infraction of the four
teenth and fifteenth amendments. It
has maintained a peonage system
and exploited black labor at the ex /*■
pense of the law and even murder
In the form of lynching has been up
held and tolerated because of its ec
onomic background, Systems of jur-
isprudenc* seem powerless to en-
force laws, that the majority do not
desire and the fourteenth and flf-
teen th and the Volstead amendments
to the Constitution of the United
8tates are not popular and when the
law did not enforce them in due
course society began to make profit
out of them, but the rule works both
The black man is now making
profit out of the infraction of the
law the same as the South did and
America would be staggered if it
could compute the wealth that has
been amassed by the black people
out of the booUeg industry and the
bootlegger is an angel in comaripson
with the slave driver and the lyncher
Maybe if the laxity of law enforce
ment continues the black people not
only will have automobiles diamonds
and fine homes, but they will also
have some gold doorknobs on their
Economy Drug Stores
So. 1—10th and Morrison Streets.
No. >—143 Fourth Street at Alder.
No. 3—Williams Avenue and Ruasell Street
No. 4—1010 Belmont Street.
For Dinners, Luncheons, Teas. Socials. Parties. Receptions,
Dances, Entertainments of all kinds, and for
Stag Auditorium and
381 East Morrison
THE SAME OLO STORY
These poor little innocent white
women are deserving of much sym
pathy for being led astray by young
colored boys. And the poor, inno
cent white men, God bless them, are
to be pitied for being so easily
vamped by colored women. We won
der why the colored vamps and
vampesses don't let these poor little
innocent things alone.
Of course, the white man is quick
to holler when his side is invaded by
others, but what of himself who has
stolen the virtue of colored women
for three hundred years, leaving In
hi* train mulatto*! and
breeds? Who is the superior? The
white man answers that he is. Then
it is his duty to set the example for
his inferior brother; if he is the su
perior he should keep out of the
newspapers stories of himself being
relieved of his wallet by "negresses".
What is he doing down where these
amongst his own kind, why doesn't
ho play In his own back yard? How
often do you read in the papers of
colored men hailing white women in
to court for holding them up and re
lieving them of their wallets ? Not
the colored man
gets stang. he acts the part of
gentleman; he réalisas he is
Just au much at fault as the other.
Not so with the "superior” whit*
A tramp recenUy knocked at the
back door of a mulatto family and
naked tor a bite to eat With charac
teristic sympathy and human kind
ness. the people with light skins but
of the black race. Invited the white
derelict in. where ho was seated be
fore a generous meal. As he finished
a darker member of the mulatto fam
ily entered, and the derelict gated
from one face to another and then,
as the racial identity of the family
flashed In his mind, ho dashed the
emptied plale upoa the floor, walking
to the door, expressed his gratitude
in this fashion: "1 wouldn't have
eaten it it I had I known that you were
Even charity and
Christianity do not break down the
hatred of white for black, even ten-
derneaa and kindness failed to evince
a spark of humanity in the white
His accent betrayed
him. He was from the South, where
men hate because of traditions and
reason is wasted on brutish beasts,
Such hearts ere the cause of the
black people leaving
flelds of their southern masters and
the boll weevils.
Phone East 8007
man. wha was employed at Seaside
for the Summer, has returned to the
city with plenty of rocks in his
T. E. Allen, who has been "muling"
some time at The Portland, has
Joined the dining car crew.
Among the waiters who have re
i? turned from the Gearhart hotel.
GearharL Oregon, are J. Kitchen.
Claude James and Joe Crane. Will
Rhea will stick on the Job for an
I Henry Hayes, who has been a
mighty handy man down at The
Gearhart all Summer, la back and no
doubt will take his old place In The
Portland grille room
The Portland for a year or so. who
Is taking a vacation, la now snjoying
the scenery of the Lone Star state
with his "better half". Both send
best wishes to their fraternal broth-
era and slaters In the Rose City.
Wyatt Williams, head bellman at
The Portland, celebrated quietly bls
26th birthday anniversary on last
Wednesday. Ten years of that lime
have been spent at The Portland,
which la a splendid record for any
young man when all Is considered
Mrs. E. D. Canady wishes to an
nounce that she has cancelled the en
Ben Rutherford, who has been por tertainment planned for the benefit of
ter and bus driver at The Gearhart Zion Church at the Stag Auditorium.
for the past two months, is back In September 17th, owing to the tact
the city and will again don a bell-bop that there are so many affairs on
close to that date.
uniform at The Portland.
Jerome Harris, railroad man and
popular In hotel circles, has accepted
Mr. and Mrs M Russel have pur
a position In the Union Depot res
chased a home at 1273 N. 13th street,
E W. Morton, private waiter at and have moved Into It.
The party taking Mrs. Arthur Daw-
son’* vanity cane at Murlark’s Hsll
Monday night please return the same
to the Pioneer Billiard Parlor*, Keep
ths money if you wish, but return the
caee and other content*.—Adv. _ ___
350 Glisan Street, in Park Hotel, opposite New Poetoffice
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
It H ome
Ham and Eggs, Bacon and Eggs, Hot Cakes and Coffee. Served from
8 A. M. to 11 A. M.
Merchant's Lunch 8erved from 11 A. M. to 2:30 P. M.
WILLIAMS AVENUE Y. W. C. A.
Swimming classes begin Wednes
day. September l»th Hours 8 to B:>0
p. m. Fee. 25c per lesson for women
Oym class for women begins Wednes
day. September l*th. Hours 8 to »
AND SHAMPOO COMB
Fee for course. |3 Mi.
besketbali classes for Girl Reserves
boxili Thursday, September 101 h
Hours 5:16 to 6
Fee for course, |l.
The classes will meet at the Central
Y. W C. A, Broadway and Taylor
For further information, telephone
The grade school girl reserves will
meet Saturday at 1:30 p m
The high school girl reserves met
ou Tuesday al the “Y" and elected
officers tor the ensuing year.
ML Olivet Baptist Church
East Firs tend Schuyler Sts.
Rev. J. W. Andersen, Pastor
Rea 4M Tillamook BL
Telephone East SOM
Rev. J. W Anderson, pastor of the
Mt. Olivet Baptist church of Port
land. has returned from the moetlag
of the National Baptist Convention,
which met in I ais Angelos September
5. 8. 7. 8, * and 10. At that mooting
Itev. Anderson was elected State
Vice President of the National Bap
tist Convention and eiecullve Sec re
tary and gonoral superintendent of
the Mountain Interstate Convention
of the States of Colorado. Wyoming,
Utah. North Dakota. South Dakota,
Montana. and Oregon, with offices in
He will return
Saturday of this week. Dr. K. W
Moore of New York will preach at
Mt Olivet Baptist church Sunday at
11 A M and 8 P. M.
FIRST A. «... I. ZION CHURCH
A v O m Rev. E. J. Ms
grader, A. B Faster. Parsonage. 280
Cook Ave. Phone Walnut S174.
All who did not worship at Zion
last Sunday missed a great treat.
Sunday (tomorrow) Rev Magruder
will preach at both services
subject for the morning will be. "The
Truth about Your Boni" In the ev
ening. "The Truth About Sin."
Miss Agnes Hal I sei Nelson will ren
der a vocal selection. Come out and
receive a blessing.
INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH
62', N. 10th Street
Rev. E. C. Dyer, Pastor
The services last Sunday were wall
attended and the pastor proved that
much time and prayerful thought had
been given to his subjects, which
were rich with food for thought. He
will fill the stand both morning and
evening Sunday. September 18. The
public is invited to worship with us
We are planning to atari a revival
meeting in the near future. The pas
tor will be assisted by Rev. J. M
Riddle. D. D.. of Pasadena. Cal., who
Is well known as a wonderful
preacher. Watch this paper for more
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J. W. INGERSOLL, Prop.
10 A. M.—Sunday School
11 A. M.—Sermon, “The Lost
7 P. M.—B. Y. P. U.
8 P. M.—“Th*
Wednesday, 8 p. M., Prayer
Friday, 7 P. M„ Missionary
Good Preaching and Good
You are invited to worship
For particulars, call at the Stag Club, Golden West Hotel, or
see the Trustees: Micco Harjo, chairman; J. C. Allen,
Corneal, E. Richardson and J. A. Manley.
Are going to give away thia 1924 model
On Display at the
GOLDEN WEST HOTEL
Broadway and Everett Streets
ROSE CITY LODGE NO. ill, I. B.
P. O. E. OF W, MEETS the 2ND
INGS OF EACH MONTH AT THE
STAG AUDITORIUM, M1J4 EABT
ING BROTHERS ARE CORDIALLY
E. D. CANNADY, E. R.
>11 Macleay Bldg.
J. MINOR, Secretary.
41* Abington Bldg.
Dahlia Temple No. 202, I. B. P. O.
E. of W., of Portland, Oregon, meets
the 1st and 3rd Tuesday nights In
each month at Stag Auditorium.
All visiting Daughter Elks In good
stsndlng In their respective Temples
are Invited to meet with us.
BEATRICE H. CANNADY,
Syracuse Lodge, K.
of P. No. L meets the
second and fourth Fri
day night* in each
month. All' Sir Knights
in good standing are
welcome. Fraternal Hall. 7*5 Missis
alppl Ave. B. D. Cannady, C.C., >11
Macleay Bldg. Boyce Strain. K of
p. a 8.