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PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1924
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COLORED DOCTOR DECORATED BY KING GEORGE!
ALICE PARK, A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL
WOMAN’S PARTY. SENDS THE ADVOCATE A
COPY OF ALICE PAUL’S LETTER TO THE
NEW YORK WORLD IN REPLY TO REPORT
ED DISCRIMINATION MADE AGAINST COL-
ORED 8PEAKERS AT THE MILHOLLAND
HARRY WILLS AND
FE IN SOCIAL SWIM
Alice Paul Says Woman’s Party la Made Up of Women
of All Races, Creeds and Colors and that No Discrimi
nation Was Made by Woman’s Party at Grave of Inez
Milholland—No Thought of Politics in Arranging
DOINGS OF THE BEKS
Goes. South on Visit
of the picture known as 'The Birth
of A Nation* is detrimental to public
peace, therefore Commissioner Robin
son. the director of public safety, is
instructed to notify the management
of the Ctairidge theatre that the pic
ture» must not be shown and to take
such steps as may be necessary to
carry out his order."
The leader* in the N A. A. C. P.
fight against the film were Dr. E. S.
Ballou, president, and Mr*. Mary Rice
H. Allen, secretary of the Montclair
house for rent—143 E. 18th
Morrison. Garfield 7080.—
Colored fighter wh<> met Lui. Rrpo TMirsday
quarters at exclusive Southampton,
Y°r As’vm bgo°to press we leant that Wills won a decision over Firpo in the
G. L. Campbell of Mashfield, Ore
gon. formerly of Portland, will leave
Saturday for Littig, Tex., to visit his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Camp-,
bell. From there he will go to Round j
Rock, Tex., to ioin hi* wife and lovely
young daughters, who are already visit
ing Mrs. Campbell's parents there.
They will remain about a month long
er before returning home. On the way
to Texas. Mr. Campbell will visit rela
tives and friends in Kansas City and
Joplin. Mo. While in Portland a few
days before leaving on his trip, Mr
Campbell was the house guest of Mr
The officer* of the Lincoln Political
and Mrs. A. H. Morrow.
league named by the executive com
mittee at its last meeting are: Edgar
for Race Cut Williams, president; E D. Cannady,'
of secretary-treasurer. The league is mak-
. ing arrangement for the coming of
* | Rev. W. L. Sledge of Ann Arbor,
New York City, Aug. 20.—Showing < Michigan, who will speak in Portland
of the "Birth of A Nation” film has some time in October.
Dr. Jones Used Wholesale Vaccination Instead of Isola
tion Method—Proved Very Successful—Received Early
Education in Government Schools of the West Indies
—Served as Head of Department of English at College
in Greensboro, N. C.
You write: "They
811 Gilman St., Palo Alto, Calif., did not want a negro to speak at the
Sept 2. 1924
grave of Ines Milholland, because, as
My dear Mrs. Cannady:
Mrs. Gaeta Wold Boyer explained.
The Advocate has just come with 'We want to try and elect some con-
its front page story about Alice Paul gressmen in Southern states.*” This
and the National Woman’s Party. I statement was not made by Mrs. Boyer
am sending to you al once a copy of and could not have beenjnade because
the answer to the N Y. World on we are not trying to elect congress-
men in any Southern state
I am *a member of the National
You attribute the following State-
Woman's Party and have been from ment to me: "Thia was arranged as a
its beginning. I am strongly in favor demonstration of women and it was
no place for colored women to speak
of its major policy.
I know the policy of the old Na With regard to colored people ■
tional Woman Suffrage Ass'n from speakers, we arranged to have n
long ago It had colored members as speakers, and the question of the color
far back as I remember
In fact I i of speakers yas never discussed by us.
The Woman’s Party js made up of
wrote an article for the Boston Gasette
more than twenty years ago to con women of all races, creeds and na-
tradict a statement that paper made ; tionalitiei who are united on the one
regarding the colored people
The ! program of working to raise the status
In our organization there
paper had falsely stated that the suf of women
frage organisation refused member is absolutely no discrimination with
ship to colored people
If more than regard to race, creed or nationality If
twenty years ago the old suffragists we had planned to have speakers, upon
believed in equal rights and ignored I this occasion, the question of their race,
color and race—surely the suffragettes their creed or their nationality would
of 1924 can be depended upon to be not have been considered in selecting
We are sorry that this controversy
I am sending the Advocate article
has arisen over our effort to honor
at once to Alice Paul.
With renewed expression of my per one of our fellow-workers. I think
that all the women of the Woman'*
sons I regard for you,
Party who went upon this pilgrimage
Yours for us all,
did so with the (ingle desire of ex
pressing their affection for Inez. They
Miaa Paul Writs* N. Y. World
had no thought of political effect or
Letter in part follows:
About Aug. 23-24. expediency in what they were doing
and greatly regret that the effort has
been made to use this pilgrimage
Mr Heywood Broun,
against the interests of the woman's
New York World.
cause to which Inez gave her life
New York City.
Dear Mr Broun:
I have read your statement about the
LOCAL and FOREIGN
been barred in Montclair, New Jersey,
through action of the local branch of
the National Association for the Ad
vancement of Colored People, assisted
by colored citizens and by Mr. Kirk
Brown, a white man, who backed up
the protest of the N. A. A. C. P.
Mr. Brown spoke sgainst the film
before the board of commissioners of
the town and the N. A. A. C. P. pre
sented a petition signed by 550 col
ored residents, as a result of which
the five commissioners unanimously
passed a resolution directing that the
film be not shown.
The resolution adopted by the Mont
clair commissioners is |s follows:
"Resolved, That in the opinion of
the commission the proposed showing
DOINGS OF THE ELKS
The Fraternal Review of New York,
. Cornelius Hughes’ paper, which has
always had a lot to say about the
leaders of the Order of Elks, some
times good, but most of the time bad,
comes out in its September issue with
out a word about Elks, out it is chock
, full of Democratic party praise and
I slams for the G. O. P. What for?
The Elks house, 315 Williams Ave.,
has been repainted both interior and
exterior and a furnace installed. The
ground surrounding the house beauti
fied. Numerous applications have been
received by the trustees for the leasing
of the same. At the present writing
none of the bids have been accepted.
Bill Ward, a member of Rose City
lodge, is confined in St. \ incent s
W. H. Lewi« Bolts to the
The Grand Lodge of Elks, which
met in Pittsburgh the latter part of
August, after some of the most spir-
ilwl c on test s in the history of the or
der. elected the following officers for
the ensuing year:
Grand Exalted Ruler. J Finley Wil
son; Grand Esteemed leading Knight,
Col John R Marshall of Chicago;
Grand Esteemed Loyal Knight. Sam
uel P Jones of Morning Star Lodge.
Washington. D C.;*Grand Esteemed
Lecturing Knight. "King" F. K. Wat
kins of Durhs..i. N. C.; Grand Sec
retary, George E. Bates of Newark;
Grand Treasurer, James C Carter of
Richmond; Grand Legal Advisor,
Henry Lincoln Johnson of Atlanta;
Grand Organizer. C. C. Valle of Dur
ham. N. C.; Grand Tiler, Walter Staf
ford of Wilmington. Del.; Auditors.
O. C. Clayborne of Gary. Ind.. E. W
Henry of Philadelphia, and L. Mc
Bride of Los Angeles; Trustees, Wil
liam H. Sands of Philadelphia. C. Tif
fany Tolliver of Roanoke, and Edward
Berry of Chicago; Grand Esquire.
Joseph "Blondy” Brown of New York.
The Washington Eagle. Washing
ton. D. C, the G. E R.’s paper, was
made the official organ of the order
instead of the Chicago Record. The
next grand session will be held in
The Carnival—the Elks’ Carnival—
Sept. 22-23. at the Stag Club
Former Republican Partisan Leader
and Holder at Highest Race Fed
eral Position Thus Protest* Re
fusal of Harding and Coolidge
to Restore Former Federal
Position to Race—K.
K. K. Also a Reason.
New York. N Y„ Aug. 30— Wil
liam H. Lewis, former Assistant At
torney General of the United States,
who has volunteered to head an inde
pendent non-partisan movement among
colored people of the country for the
election of John W. Davis, Democratic
nominee, declared that he will oppose
the K. K. K. with the C. C. C. (Com
ing Colored Citizens).
In commenting on the situation, and
why he will support Mr. Davis. Mr.
“I propose to do this because the
Republican party today is the party of
LITTLE AMERICA, and Ku Klux-
At a Colored American
"As a Colored American citizen, 1
propose to work and vote for John W.
Davis, because his record shows
Garvey Explains His
New York, Sept. 3.—After being in
dicted and released under $2500 bond
on charges of filing a fraudulent in
come tax in 1921, Marcus Garvey,
president general of the Universal Im
provement Association, remonstrated
to delegates of the organization, now
assembled here, that the indictment
was the result of a form of persecu
tion being indulged in by his political
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• London. Sept. 10.—(Special)—Dr. medical authorities in England. Sev
Samuel Benjamin Jones, who received eral months ago he came to London
his medical education in the United to take a post-graduate course and
States, has been awarded by King while here received notice he would be
George the Order of Member of the honored by the King
British Empire in recognition of meri
Dr. Jones received his early educa
torious services rendered in combating tion in the government schools of the
a smallpox epidemic in the British West Indies. He went to the United
West Indies in 1923. Dr. Jones, who States shortly after being graduated
; is medical officer, magistrate and from college. He stayed in New York
coroner at Anguailla, Leeward Islands, several weeks, deciding to live in the
West Indies, attended investiture in South. For two years he taught at
Buckingham Palace, appearing before Shaw University, Raleigh, N. C., then
King George to receive one of the studied medicine at Loyola University,
British ruler's birthday honors.
When an epidemic of smallpox
In 1915 be became head of the De-,
swept the Leeward Islarfds Dr. Jones partment of English at the Agricul
used wholesale vaccination to check tural and Technical College, Greens
the disease—a plan introduced in North boro, N. C„ and also served ^s college
Carolina several years ago by Dr. W. physician. In 1916 Dr. Jones married
S. Rankin.of the state board of health. the daughter of Dr. James B Dudley,
in ocean near their training ^«ch was a departure from iso.atmg
the institution’s president*. In 1917 he
patients and those evnnseH
etl_ returned to the British West Indies
exposed to —
I pox. Dr. Jones’ method was so sue- with his wife, and
cessful as to attract the attention of with the British medical service there.
Catholic, and finally it has set its hand
against all foreign born, as if any man
had the say as to the race in which Friday morning. Dr Hubbard was the
Asked tO Sanction
he should be born, or in what country. leading spirit in educational unes of
this city. He had tailored sixty years
Republicans the Ku-Klux Party
“The Republican candidate for presi in Nashville for Negro education.
The funeral services were held Sun
dent has said nothing up to now as to
whether he stands for the Klan or day afternoon in the Meharry auditor
Washington, Sept. 3. — President
against it Is the RepuMieañ" party
Coolidge was asked today by a com
afraid to take a stand against the Ku rector of the school of religkxf at Van- i mittee
Klux Klan? Is is still the party of derb.lt university, delivered the funeral Negro lmproveinent Association
address. Dean Tillett had been per- L sanction the movement for the found
Lincoln, of Grant, and Roosevelt?
“I see no way of putting down the sonally acquainted with Dr. Hubbard ¡, ing of an independent negro nation in
Ku Klux Klan, except through the for forty-two years. Prominent busi-. Africa as a means of lessening “the
instrumentality of the Democratic ness men of the city took part on the terrible friction between the races in
party. All that has been accomplished program.
this country that may eventually
in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and
threaten American civilization."
Arkansas, has been the work of the
Petitions which the committee said
Democratic party. I propose to join has purchased a Franklin touring car.
were signed by 4.000.000 Negroes of
with the great majority of Americans,
GOOD HOME COOKED DIN the United States, asking tlie Presi
including the Irish Catholics, the Jew.
EVERY SUNDAY from 12 dent to direct the state department to
and the foreign born, not only in the
facilitate the migration of Negroes to
interest of self-preservation, but in the noon till 12 midnight at 540 E. 22nd
Africa were presented. The petition
interest of my country.
also protested against the treatment
said to have been accorded its repre
tra. Everybody welcame.—Adv.
sentatives by United States Minister
Hood to Liberia.
The Holy Name society will hold
its national convention
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Nashville. Tenn.—Rev. S. S. Morris, ern conveniences. Sellwood 1021. 1695
Sept. 21, promises to have.
nanus genial secretary of the Allen Chris- East 7th St—Adv.
in line to furnish music, i with 1.000.000 tian nindeavor league of the African
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people in the line of march.
The i Methodist Episcopal church, is busily
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The fact that colored
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Mr. and Mrs. L. Washington of St.
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POSSESS FOR SUCCESS image to the enthusiasm with which the Al day morning on a tour of the North
of GANESHA. Hindoo god of lucky len Life Guards have been organized.
They spent several days in
auspices. Supplied with authentic le Mr. W. A. Quillian of Atlanta, Ga., I
Portland seeing its many beauties.
gend absolutely FREE, but if you like has been detailed especially to organ
A trip over the Columbia river high
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way was taken on Thursday as far as
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Postage to pared which was adopted by the gen eries are located.
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Mr. and Mrs. Washington are both
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barbers and have an excellent shop on
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2638 Olive St, St. Louis. They manu
fore 10 o'clock and in evenings after 6 and troops are being organized all
facture their own beauty products.
Mrs. Yates Howard.
AT over the country.. In Georgia. North
Both are impressed with the North
| Carolina, Tennessee. Alabama. Florida.
west and feel that their 40 day tour
has been well worth the time. They
George have been organized and upwards of left for Seattle Friday. From there
100.000 boys have been enrolled.
they will go to Chicago, New York
Among the leaders in this, movement
and Washington before returning
Nashville, Tenn.—(Special.)—George are some of the most intelligent young home.
Whipple Hubbard, founder and presi
dent emeritus of Meharry medical col ing to the youth. This movement bids
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under the aggressive leadership o? Dr. issue of the paper.
Morris, and with the backing of the
Mrs. Joseph T. HoUiday of 535 Web
African Methodist Episcopal church
it will do a great work.
ster street, has been ill and under the
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COLORED Men wanted to qualify
and colors; salary paid for full time or
spare hours; no money needed for for sleeping car and train porters.
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MILLS, 1465, Norristown, Pa.—Adv. Supt, St. Louis, Mo.
W. H. LEWIS
to be a man of humanitarian instincts.
of broad and universal sympathies.
"A* a Colored American, I propose
to vote for Mr. Davis because he is
opposed to the Ku Klux Klan, the
greatest menace to American dernoc-
racy today, It has raised the stand-
ard of religious bigotry, race hatred,
and is striving with nfight and main
for the control of the American gov
ernment, to administer it in the interest
of one group of Americans.
aimed first at the Negro, then it the
Jew, then at the Irishman and the
DR. SAMUEL B. JONES RECEIVES MEDICAL
EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES—HAS
BEEN AWARDED ORDER OF MEMBER OF
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