THE Advertise in T H E A D V O C A TE It Circulates In AU The States And Foreign Countries Ass lnd< ADVOCATE tper D e v o te d * to Use In te r e » !« mf tls« P eo p le In the interest of AU T H E ADVO CATE Is Published Only $2.50 Per Year Subscribe For It I PORTLAND, OR EGON, SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 5, 1927 VOL. XXIV—No. 22 PRICE 5 CENTS BISHOP W.J. W A L L S PLEADS FOR NEGRO PRESS RACE MAKES GREAT AGRICULTURAL STRIDES E LAND AND RESULT OF Washington, D. C. Feb.3- Agricultural extension work for Negroes by Ne groes under the direction of the United States Depart ment of Agriculture has pas sed its first 10-ycar mile stone. Some of the achieve ments of the period are re corded in a new publication just issued by the depart ment as Miscellaneous Cir cular 72-C, "A Decade of Ne gro Extension Work, 1914- 1924". The figures indicat ing progress in the work are of interest now, but they will increase in importance and value with the passing of time, says the department. Southern Negro farmers arc learning better methods of farming and home mak ing. Tlu'y are incoming land owners and home owners as tercst. Home ownership is the largest factor in the solu- (Concluded on Page Four) RHINELANDER LOSES HIS A PPEA L TO AP PEAL TH A T EXTRA $12,000 FOR ALIC’S AT TORNEY New York, N. Y. Feb. 3— The appellate division of the supreme court today denied a motion of Leonard Kip Rhinelander to appealto the court of appeals from a deci sion granting an additional $12,000 in counsel fees to counsel for his wife, Alice Kip Rhinelander, whom he sued unsuccessfully for an nulment of marriage. NIT. OLIVET NEWS Sunday, January 30th was General Missionary, and the services were broadcasted o- ver KC.W, Oregonian radio station. Were you there friends, or did you tunc in? The church was filled and as I looked over that vast, ap preciative audience, m y thoughts were turned back a few years. I recall how my mother used to hum the old songs and the joy she got out of them. And now I can sing them in the same spirit. We were thankful to have so many white friends out to heir us. Every body seemed to have enjoyed the services if one can judge by the many compliments heard on ail sides, from those who were present and those who "lis tened in”. The program went over fine and clear and was a big success.. Mt. Olivet, through the columns of The Advocate, wishes to thank its many (Concluded on Page Four) W YATT W. W ILLIAM S Attorney at Law With Julius Silvestone, Attorney and Counselor 523-524 Lumbermens Bldg. Phones: Br. 0635-Wa. 3920 Portland, Oregon E it ff By Kits Reid PRAISES LOYAL PUPILS Portland, Ore., Feb. 2, 1927 FEDERAL LAW T h« A dvocate doce not necessarily share in K its R eid's views, but w h eth er we do or not. her opinions are sane, and logical and well w orth reading. I t is your privilege as well as o u ts to d isagree w ith K its and she invites your opinion upon subiccts she discusses from tim e to tim e in her colum n. ***** Is it any wonder that the FA ILU RE TO INDICT influence of the church is waning when it is possible AIKEN LYNCHERS for such a scene as was en Brings New Demand acted in the Sunnyside Con For Federal Law gregational Church the other New York, N. Y. Feb. 3— night when its pastor walked Failure of the Aiken County out of a meeting as a protest S. C. Grand Jury yesterday, against an expression of per to indict members of the sonal opinion by the speaker mob which last October 8th of the evening? Does Dr. lynched a colored woman Staub believe that freedom and two men of the bowman of tho ght and freedom of family, after removing their console ice are to be forbid- victims from the Aiken Co. !den if t cy do not happen to jail, today brought a tele |agree \ th his own view? Is gram from t h e National he so afraid that his own Association for the Advance cc..viction’ will be shaken ment of Colored People to loose from their foundations President Coolidgc, asking that he cannot listen to a him to urge passage of a fed conflicting conviction? That eral anti-lynching law upon is an attitude of mind which Congress; and a statement iis either bigotry or uncer from Walter White, Assist tainty and no one will accuse ant Secretary of the Advan 'the reverend doctor of the cement Association and first mental condition. ***** to investigate the A i k e n lynchings. declaring that the My goodness, but I’d hate names of the lynchers are to live with such a hard and known throughout A i ken fast temperament as that. Countv. Imagine the rigidity of it, imagine the misery of it. What kind of inspiration can come from a mind that has damped itself in with an ( Preston News Service) intolerance s o intolerant Paris, France, Feb. 3, — that it cannot even listen to The Panama-United States an opinion from a man of question was "cleared up" whom his friends say that for France by A. Brown, Ne sincerity is the keynote of gro featherweight, born in Tennessee, but who has liv (Concluded on page four) ed in Panama nerly twenty- one years, after he had knocked out Edourd Mas- cart, who ranks next to Car- pent ier, among France’s fis tic idols, Wednesday night. "Are you a Panaman or Chicago, Feb. 1st —The an American ?” a French re colored people of this city are porter ask»d Brown after his soon to be able to boast of victory. "Both”, the pugilist repli having the only daily news ed; what’s the difference?" paper in the United States. Incorpori ion papers have been filed at Springfield for I a Negro daily to be known a s the Chicago Evening ! News. The publishers will be Sunday School and C. E. Art bus J . Gary, president ; C. were well attended in the i C. Jones, sect’y-treas., and morning and evening respec 1 Win. Foster, director of pub tively. licity. The capital stock will ***** be $50,000. Every music lover and ra dio fan that tuned in on KGW, Portland Sunday ev ening and heard the program by Mt Olivet Baptist church chorus and the sermon by (Preston News Service) Rev. Dyer, enjoyed a rare Raleigh, N.C., Feb. 3,— treat. There were several Flogging of c o n victs in Radio Parties, among them North Carolina prisons is le being one by Mr. and Mrs. gal, the Supreme Court held Robert Johnson who had a here Wednesday, reversing number of guests over to the a judgment by Judge A.. M. musical treat, and Mr. and Stack in Buncombe Superior Mrs. John B. Lucas who had as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Court, assessing a fine of Lynch Brown. After the pro $25 and costs against L. B. gram was over, the hostesses Davis, superintendent of the county prison camp, f o r served refreshments. whipping a prisoner. ***** In the lower court it was A new Hub organized by held that the law passed by the men of Longview is to the General Assembly in 19- be known as the Negro Com 23 permitting flogging of munity Welfare League. prisoners was void because The objective of the club is the State Constitution for- to promote better conditions b i d s corporal punishment. for the Negro, religiously, Supreme Court held that socially, politically and eco The the does not nomically. Sam Scott, presi- forbid Constitution flogging and that the (Concluded on page Three) 1923 law was valid. COLORED W Y PAPER IS FLOGGING LEGAL (By Mrs. E. D. C.) Mr. Hugh E. Dorman, “ It has been our privilege Fernwood School, in a score of years past, to Portland, Oregon. stand in Jewish Synagogues, temples of many peoples, Dear Mr. Dorman: mosques, churches, meeting places of every kind, I be 1 have read with a great lieve, and we have been en deal of interest and pleasure abled in standing in those the reports in the papers re various places, to see God cently regarding the Fern- behind them and the longing wood Class that so strongly and aspiration to know’ God, showed its loyalty to one —and sec Divinity stooping member of the class, who down and bestowing His was discriminated against. bounties upon mankind. “But the day of reconcili I think that these young ation has come when men people ought to know that will meet together and find their action is approved and a point of contact, one with appreciated by all good citi the other, and behold the zens. I am taking this meth same God speaking through od asking you to express to all the prophets. them my personal approval "You know that the ques of their actions. tion of reconciliation and u- nification is not only be I understand that the boy in tween- the great denomina question, is a fine young fel tions here in our own coun low, a good student and giv try, but between the great es promise of becoming a systems of all religions. useful citizen. "The purpose of all the holy books is that ultimate W ill you please express my ly man shall come together appreciation to the clasS and in peace, in brotherhood, in if you think best, to the the knowledge and love of teachers because such action God. on the part of the students, “This is the Bahai mes is a reflection of the attitude sage, dear people. How often of those who are over them have I stood with those of in an advisory capacity. your race in the south and talked over these things and Yours truly, the conclusions are irresis- table: FRANK L. SHULL "That God will keep His promise — that men will Note: Mr. Shull is a member come together, and they will of the School Board; is very live together and races shall prominent in business cir be reconciled, people with cles and noted for his fine people, and all men will come [sense of justice and fairplay. together in the knowledge of He is president of the Shull the love of God. That is why Export Company, merchan Bahais are found all over disers of quality flours, with the* world, never touching office in the Board ofTrade Building. money for their teaching. - ■ ■ O----- — "The Kingdom of Heaven A CARD OF THANKS is coming when we learn to love our brothers. This is the We wish to express our charm which blends the sincere thanks to the many hearts of the people. friends who extended many “I long to get back to the kind deeds and- expressions South in the coming months jof love and sympathy during and where we live, we have the illness and death of our and are with the colored peo beloved wife, mother and ple; we meet with them and daughter, and for the beauti work with them. Just a few years ago Mrs. McNutt was ful floral offerings. C. H. DOWNING, stricken with a very serious Husband illness, and a visitor who and the* Children came often and sat by her MRS. E. I.EFTRIDGE, (Concluded on page Four) Mother T OF PARAMOUNT DUTY OF RACE Louisville, Kentucky, Feb. 'strike the Negro press and In his emancipation ad its work from us it would be dress at Charlotte, N. C., and like blasting Gibraltas away within the next few days at from Constantinople, or tak Washington, D. C., Bishop ing the altar out of religion W. J. Walls, eloquent A. M. or blowing thé stars out of E. Zion prelate, made a great the skies of the night. appeal for the Negro News T do not note that a few paper. He said, as he came of us are awake in the sacri to the end of his address: ficial nd indispensable work "My last appeal is for the being done by our growing race press. The newspapers but retarded press. Not a and magazines occupy a single race magazine has an place that makes the race hundred thousand subscrib press the most potent of all ers and only the Chicago agencies in reaching the pub Defender, of the race papers, lic conscience and inspiring the whole race. If you could (Continued on Page Two) IAL IS TH IS T H E SOUTH? HOTEL NOTES •James Bragg waiter in the A Negro has been freed in dining room at the Portland, North Carolina by a white grabbed the private waiter’s southern jury after he had job from Jimmie Kitchen been t r i e d for criminal who has been shunted to the assault on a white woman. rank of a waiter in the din The freeing of this Negro, ing room. Not because Jim his protection by the state mie was not “delivering the militia until he was out of goods” but he didn’t make the state, and the wonderful the time that headwaiter Ike charge of the judge to the demanded, hence the change. ***** jury are really a landmark in the struggle of justice to Herbert Nobles, a waiter assert itself. It is not only re has been placed on the ex markable for the South; it is tra list of waiters at The remarkable for the whole | Portland. ***** United States. No fairer trial could have been conducted in Joe Crane, former private Massachusetts or Oregon.. waiter at The Portland, was No more precaution would a caller this week at the ho or could have been taken in tel. He is now on the dining Pennsylvania or 1 11 i n ois, car running from Portland where lynchings have alrea to Spokane, Wash. ***** dy taken place. No more im E. G. Chehalis, who gave partial charge would b e made to a jury in any north up his job as dining room ern state by any northern captain at the Portland a judge than was made by few days ago has accepted a Judge Stack in this case. job, but refuses to tell about These white Southerners it. He says you can’t keep a were determined that this good man out of work. Negro should have a fair and SENATOR“ MCNARY honest chance to prove his innocence. They were so de Senator Charles McNary termined. that the state will, we believe, soon realize guard was on hand to im that he made a great politi press this determination on cal blunder when he voted the populace. They were so against the seating of Sena determined that the court tor Smith of Illinois. The and prosecutor used their people sent Smith to W ash heads and devised a ruse to ington to represent them get the man away, so that and to uphold the principles there would be no occasion of the Republican party. And for the guards to fire. it seems to us, it would be Buncombe County, North none of anyone’s business (Concluded on page Three) who Illinois wants to repre sent her in the Senate. Mi. OLIVET BAPTIST CHURCH CHORUS WHICH SANG OVER KGW JAN. 30 For rent—Newly furnish ed Apts. 312 Cherry Street. Mrs. T. E. Allen—Adv. Portland’s Own Store T H E STORE FOR EVERYBODY • _________ Tua Q u a l i t y f r o « « m *> «T L A N D O t N O N ***» W * »I — * » » M * * * • mb 9 ____ .