The advocate. (Portland, Or.) 19??-19??, September 10, 1932, Page PAGE THREE, Image 3

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    PAO ! T H R U
T ho
A D V i K . A T E
N.A.A.C.P INVESTIGATE SOUTHE’N CAMPS
Hymns Replace “Number, Please?"as
Telephone Building Becomes Church
VERBAL
SN A PSH O TS
(lly W J
W heaton)
ll Is u pleasure to know that I.Y-
MAN Kick'd Kan lieruudtuo, was sue
eesaful for the nom ination a s con­
gressm an from Hie newly cre sted H ill
d istrict. f,ymun King had much leg is­
lative experience as a sta le senator.
As u d irecto r of the division of fl
nam-u he showed splendid execu tive
ability, More, I.ymuil Is a man of hon­
est Integrity.
He will add to the
stren g th of C alifo rn ia's rep resen tation
In the l,ow er House. Hla sin cerity of
purpose In the past urgues well for hla
future ca re er us a nallon al legislator.
• • •
T h li form er tslsphon* building In K sn sss City.
Mo« h s* bssn bought by Ih* oongrtostlon ot th*
brook«ul» Methodist Episcopal Church, South
R ight: Rav. R. B. KlmbraM, paator.
At North Conway. N. II . a (aw
yoara ago, • church building which
had outllrod Ita apan of uaolulnraa
aa a rallgluua odlOt a was (lu h lu > il
by tho Carroll County I'alophuno
Compauy and co n v ert«! Into a Irl»
phono coo Ira I ufflro Now. In Kansas
City, Uo.. an oppoalto tranalonua
lion baa takou plain.
T ho congregation of tho llrouk
atdo Mothodlat Kplscopal Church
South, In Kanaaa City, haa pur
chaaod tho talopbono cnutral office
building known aa tho Jackson Ki
change, from tha Houthwnalorn llcll
Tolaphona Company, and la r »
modallug tho atrucluro ao that It
may aarvo aa Ita cburrli.
Tbua cables ara to ylald to hymns,
and wbara, until a abort tlm * ago.
"N um ber pleasaT" was hnard mil
Ilona ot tlmas a yaar. tho Itoi It It
Klm brall will now bo heard Instead
a s ba dallrora bla ragular Sunday
morning aorinon. Tho operating,
room, onca llnod with switchboards,
proaldaa an adequsto auditorium.
Tho Jack son K*< haugo building
baa an Inleroallng history. Kovoral
years ago. who» Sovouty-tlrat atraol
In Kansas City » a s wlduued aa
Orogory lioulcvard, an and to tho
cachaña» building Impended. slnco
It stood In tha path of that widen­
ing. lint tho building was moved
south out of ha path ot tha street
widening and enlarged by the tide
phone company. At the tim a this
was dona. It was said to ba tha
largest telephone exchange build­
ing that ever had been mured in
this rountry without Interruption of
service.
A abort time ago. It became ñocos-
sary to abandon tha Jack son Ks-
change, when telephones serving
that section of Ilia city were
changed from manual to dial opera
Iloti
It was not feasible to con
vert the building to tha new type
of operation, and ao dial telephone
scu rire In that locality la now being
provided In a new building con­
structed especially fur that type of
operation.
From Country’s Highest Telephone
You May Call the Rest of the World
EXPELLED FROM BELGIUM
ENROUT 10 WORLD CONGRESS
I.L.O. F O R C E S M ARYLAND TO PU T
N EG RO ES ON ORANO JU R IE S
FIG H T TO P U T TH EM ON
T R IA L J U R I E S AISO
TOWHIN, Md.. A u*. 2 9 - As a result
of the I. L. D. victory In the Kuel
I L ee case, the co u n ty , au th orities a t
Towson Md . have been forced to put
two Negroes Into the Grand Ju ry .
Names of Negroes were put In the
lists from which grand Ju ror*
»"<> V»«» J uror* w®r® drawn, but none
"®r® drawn for any tria l Juries. T h is
’* l*1* f |r,t d ® * *B
years that N'fr
groes have beeti even considered for
Jury duly In Maryland
In the Kuel L ee ca se , the l-L D
won a reversal of the death verdict
LEVEE WORKERS
PAIO IO CENTS
>• cen ts a pound, w hereas sto re prices
were 1% cen ts a pound.
The procedure nt one cam p Is typi­
cal of all w bers com m issaries e re tbu
rule The men do not know the prices
[charged for anything and a re not an-
| swered If they ask. They get no Item
lied statem ent. T h * boss-man tells
| them the amount due them In wages
:>nd their Indebtedness a t the com m it
i ssry and gives them any amount tnta
reckoning allow s them.
One man received 31.60 for five
w eeks' work and he knew th e amount
; he had got from the com m issary could
1 have been bought from any store for
six dollars
I
New York. N Y . Aug 3 1 ,- M r a Ada
B R U T A L IT Y AND F IL T H
W right, m other o f two of the Scotta-
. In a Mississippi cam p th e report
boro boys, was arrested last week In
sta te * the co n tractor him self took the
C harleroi, Belgium , and expelled from
lead In brutal treatm en t.
Whipping
Hie country for addressing a group of
are said to occur daily. At one cam p
strik in g m iners in behalf of the nine
two men were whipped for refusing lo
Negro boys. Mrs W right has been tou­
work at night a fte r working a ll day.
ring Europe for several m onths, rou­
B ru tality waa reported In about half
sing In ternational protest ag ainst the ,,n tb ® «round th a t he had been de
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[th e cam ps visited.
fram eup and threaten ed electrocution nled constitu tional rig h ts because no
Very little atten tio n Is given to the
of the boys T h is la the second tim e Negro nam es were on the Jury Rata.
New York. Aug. 31— Negro workers san j U r y fa cilities for Negroee, al-
the Social-D em ocratic governm ent of I At« was fram ed on m urder ch arg es
bla new tria l will com e up on Se p t­ in the flood control cam ps along the though whUe worge r i a re fairly well
T h « primary «Irctlo n held In Cali­ Belgium has expelled her.
M ississippi R iver are being paid an c a r e i for
Crowded, floorlesa un­
fornia, Auguat «TO, lit'lri »M»v<?rnl m ir
She was on her way to Amsterdam , em ber 2«. It waa announced.
Forced to comply with the Court average wage of ten ce n ts an hour screen ten ts, filthy qu arters, poor and
p rl***. Stan* Sen ato r Tnlluut Tubbs to attend the W orld Congress against
<!tfBated Hutnuol Hhurtrldic«*, ancum Im perialistic W ar, called by Romain of Appeals decision, th e Tow son au­ for s tw elve hour day and a «even unvaried diet, lack of garbage dlspo-
Lent, for tilt* nom inallou of United Holland and Maxim Oorkl, world fa­ th o rities put the nam es of Negroes in­ day w eek. It was revealed In a sen- sal for Negroes a re prevalent eondl-
S ta te * sen ator on th«* Hepublican tic ­ mous w riters, to which she waa a de­ to th e wheel from which the Grand satlon al expose made public here t o - ! tlons.
Only one camp operated d irectly by
ket. Tubba Vd the field of aeim lorial legate of the In ternational Labor De­ Ju ry was drawn David T . Gwynn, and day by the N.A A.C.P T h e A ssociation
sen t an
Investigator on a personal tb® governm ent wa* vis
tiHpIrunta by it com fortable muriclc. fense. B ecau se she had Just com e from Dr. Josep h H T hom as, Negroes, w ere to M emphis.
i
tour of the cam ps from New O rleans |bad l*1® twelve-hour da
ConjrreMatnau Jo « ('ra il, L *o Youngs- F ran ce, the Belgium governm ent sent drawn with tw enty-three w hite men,
T h e flood control work is being done
gular pay days, however, w ith noth­
worth, and Rav. Hob Sh u ler were a- her
back
a cro ss
the border Into to serve on the grand Jury. No Ne­
groes were drawn for service on the under U. 8 . governm ent co n tra cts by ing held back from th e wages of 3*0
mong the ones who also ran. Alt hough F ra n ce.
private com palnes.
a m onjh with board and $90 without
Itev. Sh uler lost the endorsem ent of
At C harleroi, she addresser a huge tria l Juries.
T he report declares conditions of ; board.
the Republican party he will be a fa c ­ Sacco- V au xett!
Scolsboro- Mooney
"virtual sla v e ry " exist in th e camps.
NIGHT
A copy of the rep ort sen t by the
DAY
tor In the November run off ns he won dem onstration ot coal m iners who are
I P hysical violence In handling of work­ |N. A. A. C. P. to P resid ent Hoover
the conditions was referred by Law­
the place on the P rohibition ticket on a strik e in th a t a rea The Belgian
men, un san itary camp site s. Irregular i ren
with ce a R request
for of action
to co rrect
ichey, one
hla secreta
ries,
for which party he wsm registered . troops and police who have co n cen tra­
pay days, overcharging by m eans of to the war departm ent, which ha*
T he umtlyMijf of his vote d eterm ines ted th ere to d rive the strik e rs back
the cam p com m issary system , as well ch arg e of Good .control work along
llev. Shuler as a dangerous rival In to work, attack ed the m eeting, and
a s the long hours and low wages were th e river.
the triangular battle o f votes in the ¡a rre ste d her and J l» u ls Engdal. ge­
cited as abu ses found to be general, j T h e departm ent ot Ju stice in Investi­
November election
M c A d o o wou the neral se c re ta ry ot the I.L.D.. who has
If no answ er call B e a co n 3207
gating the reported violating ot the
D em ocratic nom ination over Wurdell accom panied her on her trip.
One Fourteen Hour Day
by a big m ajority. One of the su rpris­
T bo wives of the strik in g m iners
At the F o rre st Jo n e s cam p near eight-hour law In th e cam ps, th e N.
A. A. C. P has been advised by Roy
ing featu res of the electio n was the crowded around h e r to protect her.
Delta, La , th e co n tractor agreed to I
S t. Lew is, assistan t attorney general.
big d em ocratic vote. Cole Hlease, for­ but w ere clubbed and beaten back by
pay the m en 31.25 a day for twelve
S e cre ta ry of W a r P a trick J . H arley,
m er seuutor from 8. Carolina was gi­ the police, und tour of them arrested.
hours-5:30 to 5 :3 0 , but b e said th ey !
to whom a report was sent, haa not
M ass m eetings to protest this arrest
ven a sound basting in his com e-back
usually worked fourteen hours a day.
asknowledged receip t of tt.
effort. Kveti Carolina has becom e tired and expulsion, and to demand for the
At the N eal cam p In the sam e neigh-
Acknowledgement of the receip t of
of dem agogic blarney.
S co ltsb o ro m other the right to present
borhood, a th irteen hour day is worked i the report has been made by secretar-
• • •
her appeal to European w orkers wher­
on the day a h lft-5 A M . to 6 P M .-a n d jea
moat 0f tw enty-six sen ators to
Tin- W ar Mvtnurl.il and Municipal ever they a re gathered together, have
an eleven hour day on the night sh ift. i whom It was sent asking for com ­
Opera house Buildings in
the Civic been called all over Europe, by the
T h ese m en a re paid 51.90 a day and ; m ents. All the sen ators a re “aw ay
C en ter are ready fur th e dedication In ternational Red Aid. of which the
at the end ot the week fifty ce n ts ls ! form W ashington." T h e N. A. A. L.
which tak es place Adm ission day. I.L t>. la the A m erican section.
taken out tor drinking w ater and fifty P. w ill continue to press for an inves­
Kept. 9th under the au sp ices of the
T h e In 'ern ati.m -il Labor
ce n ts fo r ten t r e n t in addition to [ tig ation and a correction of the con­
Native Kona and D aughters of the tal treatm en t of Mrs. W right and the
their board as charged by the co m m ts-; ditions revealed In the report.
Ooldeu Weat and the A m erican Re­ B elgian women has been sen t to lb s
sary.
gion. A Idc parads preceded th e dedi­ B elgian governm ent by Cart H acker,
Say s the report on Camp T eale.
cation ex ercises which w ere of au Im­ actin g national se cre ta ry of the I.L.D.
T h e S c o tu b o ro c a se com es up before
where T a te La whence Is the contrac- j
pressive ch aracter. T h e Civic C enter
to r: “Colored labor is hired a t 11.50 I
of Ksn F ran cisco Is featu red to be­ the U S Suprem e Court for review .
"Y ou will need us while your
com e oue of the m ost beautiful of the O ctober 10.
to $2.00 a day T he co n tra cto r admit- j
Lagionnaire G uests are in
nation. T h e arch itectu re of th e two
Northern Ireland has one te le ­
ted th a t th is was high pay for Negro |
Your H om e"
phone tor each forty seven of 1U
buildings give added dignity to the
labor, but said be made up fo r it by
population.
IF IT 'S PLU M BIN G OR HEATING
civic stru ctu re of which the inuguicl- D O N 'T S P E N D Y O U R M O N E Y
working them hard and long hours
DON'T G I E S S !
CALL C H E S S’ "
W H E R E YOU CANNOT W O R K !
c e n t City UaU Is the cen ter.
T hey work two sh ifts from 6 to 6. Pay j
Long distance telephone service
s • •
days a re Irregular. At the tim e of this ' has been Inaugurated between Can­
P lea se
pay your subscription to
751
W
ASHINGTON
ST
.
Tho C alifornia S ta te F a ir now be­
visit there had been no pay day for j ton and Hong Kong. China.
T H E ADVOCATE
ing held at C acram ento, the Capital
five w eeks."
Is being visited by thousands T h e his
There are m ore than 704.500
Camps visited at M illiken Bend. La.. I
American Telephone and Telegraph
lory, |>ast and present, of C alifornia
Delta, La , W ayside, Miss.. L a k e ViJ- ! Company stockholders, and no one
la depleted in the exh ib its which Bbo
lage. Ark . Grand Lake. Ark., and En-
person owns as much as one per
the resou rces of the ‘'Golden S ta te
dora. Ark. all operated on a 12-hour
cent of the stock.
It la revelation to the native and a
sh ift day T he report polnta out that
source of wonder to the out sta te vial
The comm ercial telephone service
a ll the flood control work ls from
tor. One often h ears the com m ent
six weeks to six m onths ahead of I recently Inaugurated between Great
"W e ll! you can 't bln me the C alifor­
Britain and Soviet Russia lx avail­
schedule, m aking the long day un- 1
nia!) for stick in g out his ch est. It’s
able to all parts of G rest Britain and
necessary.
Northern Ireland, but Is restricted
wonderful S ta te . " T h is exposition
to Moscow for the p re sen t
12 dollars for six m onths work
of the sta te 's resou rces are not con­
One man a t a cam p near M yersville.
fined to Its live stock and other varied
The widespread Investment In­
Miss., stated he had received 312.35 j
products ot the farm and ranch, but
for two m onths work, tw elve hours I terest in the Bell System Is Indi­
d epicts the progress tn huinanltism
a day. seven days a w eek and not an \ cated by tbe fact that more than
<n ita ra re tor the Indigent aud the
280.000. or about 40% . of the stock­
hour missed off the Job. At another j
unfortunate, C aliforn ia is In the van-
holders ot tbe American Telephone
cam
p
in
this
v
icinity,
m
en
complain
gaurd of the untou of sta te s. The
end Telegraph Company, the parent
that they a re forced to work fourteen
school displays give you n step by
company of tbe Bell System , own
hours a day with no overtim e for the j five shares or less eac)
stop visualisation from th e k ind ergar­
two hours above the regu lar twelve.
ten to th e university. U nless you visit
T hey are allowed only tw enty m inutes
and study the S ta te F a ir you will not
for dinner.
know your sta le.
A fter Hours Call - E ast 0419
C O M PL IM E N T S OF
At W ayside. Miss, was a camp
C alifornia D em ocrats are m aking
which paid 51 60 a day or 510.50 for
great preparation for the com ing visit
seven days a w eek. From th is sum
of th eir presidential nom inee. F ran k ­
ls subtracted 35.00 for food, ten t rent,
lin D. Rooaevelf, Sept. 22ml. Gover­
etc., leaving them 35.50. But they had
nor R oosevelt will Invnde the territo ry
not been paid even th is am ount for
of his political opponent for the presi­
four weeks.
dency of tho n atio n ; H erbert Hoover.
Payday a t a M eyersville cam p had
Many contrad icting statem en ts have
bold up fir e w eeks. In a Lousian *
been made of tho physical condition
CLEANING * R EPA IRIN G
cam p when th e In vestigator asked
of Governor R oosevelt, anil many will
what
they
w
ere
paid
the
m
en
and
wo­
avail them selves of th e opportunity
H ats C le a n e d .,
Sh oes
P O R T L A N D .
O R E G O N
men in the grop laughed and finally and Blocked
lo Judge for them selves first hand.
Shined
one said;
T he sudden resign ation of Mayor
-S E R V IC E and C O U R T E S Y •
"You mean what us gets paid, or
Ja m e s W alker of New York elly
what us works fo r?”
whose Investigation by the H ofstader
334 W illiam s Ave.
com m ittee for Im proper use of Ills o f­
C O M M ISSA RY P R IC E S H IGH ER
fice lias attained natlonul im portance,
Camp com m issary prices a re from Geogre R ancher
. . Phone T r 8755
greatly com plicated the p olitics of
100 to 500 per cen t or reg u lar store
New York S ta le . It Is rumored that
prices, the rep ort d iscloses. In an Ar­
I M I M M I I M I S H M I M I I I I im M e iM t i I I H H I l B l I B H H I H I i n i M
kansas cam p a 12-pound sa ck o f flour
Sam uel Seabury, ch ief counsel for the
was sold for 60 cen ts a s a g a in st the
co m m ittee will oppose form er Mayor
'sto re price of SO c e n ts ; th e cam p char
W alker should he d eterm ine lo seek
ged 51-50 for sh irts selling elsew here
vindication at th e polls. Som e go so
a t 35 c e n ts ; an 8-cent can of condens-
far as to say that the action of Gover­
jed milk was sold for 20 c e n ts ; and
nor R oosevelt, who presides at the
, B E S T « ..
! corn meal was sold a t the cam p at
h earin g * nl Albany, widened th e rift
already existin g betw een form er Gov­
ern or Al Sm ith who was Ills ch ie f con­
tend er for tho presidential nom ina­
tion a t the Chicago convention.
BRdwy
B E a con
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Facts About the Telephone
Greetings to the
Atep P ike’s Peak, Colo., 14,109 feet high, la tha highest telephone on tha
Nerth American continent. Since It Is a standard Hell System telephone,
linked with the central office at Colorado Springs a few m iles away, from
M one may call »2 per cent of the world's telephones on this s»d four
other continents. Bottom picture shows Pike's Peak, taken from main
street of Colorado Sp rings; at upper right Is stfelter house at sum m it;
and In clrdle la tha telephone In actual use.
Colored American
Legionnaires
^ioVetty Pressing
SH O P
M iller & Tracey
178 ELEA STREET
Tested And •
Proven Best«
"B L In d fold ” teat may be all right for
c ig a re tte s —
but when buying face
powder, it's it good Idea to keep your
»yea wide open.
Not unlike oth er a rticle s of m erchandise, th ere are good
face powders on the m arket and face powders not mi
good — In fnct, Inferior and dangerous to on e's com ­
plexion.
Oura haa been tested and proven best.
little te st yourself.
U se this sim ple
Put one hnlf tenspoonful of our face powder 'll y-mr
hand and pour in an equal quantity of w ater. T h e w ater
will run off which proves em phatically that It 1« w ater­
proof and wo g uarantee It to ho free ot lend, hlsmulli
•alts or any other harm ful Ingredients.
Beware
o f Im itations!
Insist on
O verton's H ig h -B ro w n
Pace Powder
— 34 y ears on the m ark et— made In
six ahadea.
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Æ
in your cakes.
I n t e r - c i t y te le p h o n in g is too
valuable a service to be reserved
for emergencies. It is the finest
kind of way to keep separated
members of a family together in
spirit.
Someone in another town or
state will be thrilled to hear your
voice
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