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239 West 136th Street,
New York City
. October 21, 1932.
2416 20 Grant Street,
Dear Editor, C. C. Galloway:—
The current issue of your paper has
beer, read with a great deal of pleas
ure by me. I was deeply interested
in your editorial under the caption,
“Good Investment” and I hope that
every Negro will read it. I was also
interested in “Why the Negro should
divide his vote on National issues” |
by Kelley Miller. This is what he
should have done all along.
The Negro is disfranchised in the
south for no other reason than he did
not have political sense like the Jew
the Irishman and other people. He
constantly voted against the people
with whom he had to live, so they
took his rights away from him. I am
not arguing the right and wrong of
this but I am accounting for why it
was done The Negro has never had
any real political sense. He can be
counted upon to be an asinine fool in
politics and religion. In religion he
wants everything after death. In
politics he wants a cigar, a drink of
bad liquor and the privilege of run- s
ing a pool room or gambling den.
The Jew and the Irishman are just :
as religious as the Negro, but they (
want Something on earth, therefore
they vote for whoever is in power,
until that party refuses to give them
the things they desire, then they
vote against that party, and for an- [
I was particularly interested ini
your editorial “Lest We Forget”. I
think it was timely and shows that
your paDer is beginning to teach the
Negro some political sense. The
NAACP. questionnaire, asking for
and laying down the demand for
eleven distinct and definite things
was also good.
I was particularly interested in the
platform of the Omaha Guide, “loc
ally" and I am in agreement with
most of the fourteen things for which
the platform is asking. I was also
particularly interested in the eight
things which the Guide asked for na
tionally. I was most pleasingly sur
prised to learn that the Guide did not
swallow the sop which was a down
right insult given the Negroes by al
lowing them to go to Washington and
have their pictures taken with the
President, who appointed Parker, the
Negroes’ arch enemy, to the supreme
court bench, and did everything he
could to see that Parker was con
firmed. I was also glad that the
editor had sense enough to know that
if Mr. Hoover appointed B. B. Mont
gomery as marshal of the northern
district of Mississippi, and used all
sorts of trickery and chicanery to
have him confirmed, (after he re
ceived several thousand affidavits
from the most reputable white and
colored women of Miss., asking him
not to send Montgomery’s name to
the judiciary committee, and if he
had done so, to withdraw it, as
Montgomery had said that there
were no chaste colored women), that
he is not deserving of the Negroes’
support. Most Negro papers were a
fraid to do this. Keep up the good
The Negro, unless he is ah asinine
fool, wants all of the rights that any
other people want and you are for
tunate in having a Senator like Geo
rge W. Norris in the senate as we are
in having a Senator like Robert F.
Wagner. The Negro must learn to
vote for his friends and against his
enemies. Negroes should be Repub
licans, Democrats, Socialists, Com
munists, and whatnots on general
priniciples, and not because the north j
and south got to fighting over some
economic question, and as a result of
which he got his so called freedom. ^
The average Negro has never read
carefully the Emancipation Proclam
ation. which was written on the 22nd
day of Sept., 1862 and issued on the
1st day of January, 1863, which said
carefully, that “all places, such as
Norfolk, Va., Alexandria, Va., Ne^y
Orleans, La., and other places that
were not in rebellion on that day,
would still hold their slaves”. Abra
ham Lincoln ran in 1864 opposing the
13th amendment, and still Negroes
vote as if he were around the corner
marking their ballots for them. This
is almost a tragic comedy and would
he laughable were it not so pathetic.
Yours very truly,
L. F. COLES.
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N. N. D. C. NEWS
(By C. Homer Burdette)
President Harry Leland returned
from the first Negro Democrat State
Convention in history that was held
at Jefferson City, Mo., Oct. 16. There
are 4,520 Negro Democrats in Omaha,
of which the N. N. D. C. claims 720,
and are getting more. A re-check on
registration was authorized by Vice
pres. John O. Woods. Tuesday, Oct.
18, Twenty-five Reasons Why A Ne
gro Should Vote Democrat—a pamph
let, distributed by the N. N. D. C. is
helping out in a lot of Political argu
ments in spots about town. People
who want the truth will find these
pamphlets interesting as well as
convincing. The Owen-Bryan Club
meeting was postponed last Monday
evening. The Club room is open to
the public. You can go in for a chat,
information, etc. Located at 2018 N.
24th St. The meeting last Wednes
day night turned out to be the most
interesting held in these parts in a
long time. Pres. Harry Leland opened
the meeting in the usual Parliamen
tary way. Mrs. Sterling the Secre
tary read the minutes. President Le
land introduced Judge Arthur C.
Thompsen in that praising inspiring
way. Then P. T. Halpine came to the
front to talk for Johnny Owen. Mr.
Halpine clafmed that the 18th amend
ment was impractical and a waste of
the public’s money. It costs us three
billion dollars a year and still we have
it in every block. Employers could
employ more men if their taxes were
lower. Then Wordmaster. Leland took
J. W. Palmer
—Candidate by Petition for—
REGISTER of DEEDS
for Douglas County. Nebr.
ELECTION NOV. 8th. 1932
Born at Dubuque, Iowa, 1890.
Came to Omaha in 1910.
Teacher of Business Training
in local Business College for
For five years was Account
ant for Wholesale Commission
In 1916 became associated
with the Drake Realty Con
struction Co. in the building and
operation of many of the Apart
ment properties in Omaha.
In 1922 established Real Es
tate and Rental Business for
self known as the W. J. Palmer
Co. In this connection have
had wide experience in the
handling of property titles,
deeds, mortgages, etc.
Was a member of the Build
ing Owners and Managers Assn,
for many years, serving as its
President for one year and as
Chairman of the Apartment
House Section of the National
Association of Building Manag
ers for one year.
With this experience and
training is well fitted and qual
ified to aspire to the office of
REGISTER OF DEEDS
for DOUGLAS COUNTY
TAKEN AS DOWN PAYMENT
Doors enameled like
1 .1 green marble. |
with old Ivory trim.
Ample baking space for
family of ten. Roomy
and automatic lighter.
All pipes and valves
concealed. A real buy
at 119.71 and your old
Your Dealer Has Bargains, Too!
YOUR OLD STOVE IS WORTH CASH!
All other ranges on
our floors also
reduced in price.
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5005 South 24th St. 18th and Harney
[the floor threw a few bombshells at
the opposing party—their hood-wink
policies—’the attitude of the Districts
disillusioned Republicans (as he calls
them)—scoffed at those who believed
that Roosevelt would not live his term
out, about Garner—then asked if Cur
tis wasn’t a Southerner? Told of the
Republican Party being contaminated
by Lily White’s of the South, segrega
tion—the attempt to appointment of
Judge Parker, etc. Praised Ed. R.
Burke. Praised Bryan for reducing
the taxes in the State. A stone at
Griswold. After this obsessing speech,
he introduced Francis P. Matthews,
chairman of the D. C. C. C. head
quarters. Matthews praised Owen,
Woods, and Leland and members.
Promised fair play—Burke. Then
came Siamon A. Simon from the ex
service Men’s League, asked the mem
bers to vote for Roosevelt and Burke.
Then came Joseph Bren, Candidate
for State Senator, saying a lot in a
few words. The Literary Digest straw
vote shows that Franklin D. Roosevelt
has carried 41 states with 474 Elec
toral to Hoover 7 states and fifty
seven electoral votes.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 24:—The Negroes
of the South are making encouraging
gains in education, health, increase in
ilife span, provision of public benefits,
protection by the courts, and political
recognition, but probably losing in the
field of employment and economic se
curity, according to a survey of recent
trends in race relations just issued for
general distribution by the Commis
sion on Interracial Cooperation, with
headquarters here. Among the fa
vorable trends observed, the improve
ment of educational facilities is noted
as the most important and encourag
ing, indicating, according to the Com
mission, “a growing sense of respon
sibility for Negro education and of
confidence in its value.”
The inclusion of the needs of Ne
groes in community chest budgets and
their participation in chest campaigns
illustrate another important trend, ac
cording to the Commission—the in
creasing recognition of Negroes as an
essential element in the community,
both as assets and as liabilities. The
same trend is indicated also in better
service to Negroes at the hands of of
ficial welfare agencies.
The health of Negroes, according to
the survey, has shown remarkable im
provement in recent years, with a
substantial decrease in the death rate
and a gain of five years in the average
life span. However, it is pointed out
that Negro mortality is still abnor
mally high. Hospital facilities are
showing some improvement, but are
still sadly inadequate, particularly in
The survey indicates that the Ne
gro’s general standing in the courts is
steadily improving and his chance of
getting justice becoming “less spas
modic and uncertain.” The fall in the
lynching record, from an average of
one hundred victims a year for the
forty-year period ending in 1921 to
the recent annual level off ten or
twelve, is pointed out as another great
gain and as indicating a determined
purpose to end mob violence. It is
stated, however, that there are still
sections in which the Negro has little
standing in the courts and little pro
tection at the hands of the law.
The principle of interracial cooper
ation, according to the Commission, is
being widely and spontaneously adopt
ed in many forms of community and
group activity. This method, first
demonstrated by the cooperative
agencies set up by the Commission, is
being accepted widely, it is said, as
the normal way of dealing with situa
tions involving the interest of both
The most unfavorable trend pointed
out in the report is in the economic
field, where Negroes of late apparent
ly have been losing ground. This, ac
cording to the Commission, appears
to be chiefly the result of general
economic conditions which have sharp
ened the competition for jobs. The
Negro, constituting the marginal in
dustrial group, has apparently been
the greater sufferer, with group com
petition along racial lines added to
personal competition. In spite of the
seriousness of this situation for Ne
groes the Commission points out as
notable the fact that industrious com.
munist propaganda among them has i
had so little apparent effect. This
j conservative attitude on the part of
Negroes and the comparative absence
of hysteria on the part of white peo
ple in the face of communist activity
are both distinctly encouraging, ac
cording to the report.
TO DO IT RIGHT
A few words concerning our two
State Representatives, Dr. John A.
Singleton and John Adams Jr., Atty.,
these Republican candidates should be
elected from their districts as state
representatives for this term, because
T ihink that these two candidates wih
gain more inspiration and learn more
about the conditions of the People and
State affairs. They Should Be Elected
this term—So We Should Sidetrack on
Tribe Ways. Wake up out of our sleep
and not be as the heathen, use com
mon sense as true born civilized
American Citizens, and inhabitants of
a city which has full municipal and
Political privileges, for its qualified
citizens. Now we must unite our pol
itics to one solid foundation in a true
Christian religious way, for the trials
to come in the future. Stand up for
what is right if you want to do some
thing for your candidates. Do It
Right. Give good and honest work it
never pays to shirk, vote the right
way for these two candidates.
Henry W. Williams,
2922 N. 26th St.
WHO IS SENATOR JAMES C.
(By 0. J. Burckhardt)
The Nebraska Legislature has had
at least two substantial friends to the
Race Group, in her halls for the past
dozen years. In the person’s of Sena
tor James C. Rodman and John W.
Cooper. These two men have stood
on the right side of all problems that I
have come up in the legislature re
garding the rights of the race. Sen
ator Rodman fought for the rights of
the race in the Constitutional Conven
tion. He and Senator Cooper stood
back of the late Fred Barnett on the
Anti-Lynch Bill and helped him put
it over big. Mr. Rodman, candidate
for Senator has proven his friendship
in the past by his conduct. When our
Mr. Barnett ran for the Legislaure,
was “counted out” by the Election
Board a couple years ago, Mr. Rod
man volunarily came to Barnett’s
rescue and put up the cash to pay
for Barnett’s contest. Both of these
men have for years seen to it that the
Senate had her pro-rata of employees
during the Legislature periods. Ev.
ery thoughtful Race Man in their re
spective Districts will give them a
vote. I am sure.
FATHER FLANAGAN’S BOYS
PRESBNT NEW RADIO PROGRAM
Father Flanagan’s Boys have pre
pared and are presenting an entirely
new and different radio program
each Sunday at 1 o’clock over Sta
tion KFAB in Omaha.
The outstanding features of this
new program are a series of thought
provoking talks by Father Flanagan,
and a new sketch introducing Danny
which will continue from one Sun
day to another. The wanderings of
Danny in search of his Daddy are full
of startling experiences for this eight
year-old boy who was turned into the
world at the death of his mother.
Taking his dog, Rags, Danny sets out
to find his father, but much happens
. DISTRICT JUDGB
Endorsed by Bar
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AT THE RITZ, NOV. 1, 2, 3.
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TIGER THE VILLAIN OF
“BRING ’EM BACK ALIVE”
Frank Buck, author, adventurer and
wild animal maestro whose camera
record of his own book, “Bring ’Em
Back Alive,” is the latest screen sen
sation, claims that the man-eating
tiger who is the villain of his jungle
drama will make all the hard-working
badmen of the movies green with en
vy when they see him fight his way
through the RKO. Radio picture made
by the Van Beuren Expedition.
This ferocious jungle beast whose
sole concern is today’s dinner, acts
and fights with rare unconcern. He
has no managers, no publicity men,
Bo assistants and no doubles. He
wrote the piece> plays the star part,
and directs himself. All his lines are
impromptu, with no regard tfor the
cameraman’s feelings. During the
course of the picture he lists among
his adversaries a giant crusher py
thon, a twenty-foot crocodile, a neat
but not guady black panther and a
bull water buffalo.
Before he was run down and
brought to book by Buck and his as
sistants he had attempted homicide
four times, suicide twice and murder,
mayhem and highway robbery too
many times to try to keep track of.
“Bring ’Em Back AMve,” directed
by Clyde E. Elliott, comes to the
RITZ THEATRE, on NOV. 1, 2, 3rd.
! AT THE ELKS—Uncle Si Harrold
and his Chune Peddlers entertained
the usual Sunday night crowd at the
Elks Hall, Sunday night. A barn
style dance called the Military Fox
Trot was held shortly aifter one
o'clock. In this W. H. Ransome
showed the younger folks, something
about dances of this sort. Plans
were being made for a Hallowe’en
Ball next Monday night.
DREAMLAND—A large crowd is
expected at the Dreamland Hall, Sat
urday night where The Blue Devils
will dispense foot warming tunes.
ELLA B. MOORE—A letter received
by a friend tells us that the Ella B.
Moore show was a flop at the Palace
theatre in Oklahfgoma City. Sever
al members of the cast are expected
to return to Omaha, Monday or
Jimmie Jones and his Orchestra are
playing at the Club Waldon in Lin
coln, Nebr. The band is going over
big. The boys broadcast every day
at 12:30. And Friday, Saturday and
Sunday evenings at 9:30. If you
want a treat be sure and tune in Jim
mie has added two members to the
band. They are Mr. Paul King on
trumpet and Sax. Mr. Odett West on
Tenor Sax and Trumpet. The band
now carries 7 men. All the boys play
two or three instruments. The mail
ing address of the band is “Club Wal
don" care of Jimmie Jones, Orchestra (
to him in a world which jostles him
about unmindful of his tender years.
In addition to these features the
boys’ band which is always a favorite
with friends, and the boys’ chorus
present several numbers each Sunday.
More than 35 boys take part in the
program. Every Sunday at 1 o'clock
over Station KFAB in Omaha.
POLITICIANS STAGE FIGHT
(By C. Homer Burdette)
Rev. Geo. Kitchen free lance preach
er, Republican leader, and head of the
Republican headquarters at 1210 So.
13th St., was claimed to have been
displeased with the obedience of a
lower official in the headquarters.
On Saturday, Oct. 15, Herbert Mc
Gee’s servitude became a bit involun
tary after Rev. Kitchen refused to
give him his share of the income.
Seeking, both revenge and pay, Mc
Gee took his case to the Republican
Central Committee, here he received
pay. On the day after, when Hubert
arrived at the headquarters, Rev. Kit
chen told him in that harsh way, that
his services were no longer desired.
McGee speaking still harsher claimed
that Kitchen couldn’t discharge him.
One word led to another, then came
the war. Kitchen timidly struck Mc
Gee on the arm. “What’s this, McGee
jumped behind an elderly spectator,
foul words are flying in all directions.
Kitchen is trying to get at McGee.
Bong, Bong, the bell, the end of round,
“Here comes the law” some one yelled
and Rev. Kitchen made a record
breaking dash up an alley in nothing
flat. Kitchen’s trail was elusive and
our honourable police force couldn’t
And him. The aftermath of the row
brought about the appointment of the
honest and ever competent Ed. Turner
as the skipper of the Thirteenth
Street Elephant Club. Kitchen showed
physical supremacy over a Democrat
here not so long ago.
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GERALD E. LA VIOLETTE
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Non-Political Candidate for
Municipal Judge, Omaha, Nebraska,
Born in O’Neill, Nebraska, a son of
a pioneer merchant of Holt County.
Public schools, O’Neill, St. Thomas
Military Academy, St. Paul, Minn.,
Creighton High, Creighton Univers
ity? A. B., and Creighton Law school,
LLB. Admitted in 1919 and began
practice in Omaha that year. Was
in U. S. Army eleven months. Has
never held public office and is a can
didate for Municipal Judge at the
November election, endorsed by
Omaha Bar Association. Is member
of American Legion, An Elk, Eagle
and Moose. Married Henrietta West
of Omaha, of German extraction on
her mother’s side; two children. A
Fearless independent thinker—not
tied to any slate.
Attorney for unemployed Married
Men’s Council, without pay.
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House for rent—2714 Franklin. 5
rooms modern. Call LeVin, Ja. 3317
or Ja. 1699,
Modern furnished 3 room apartment.
Nice large front room — single
2 room, single, 3121 Corby.
Furnished two room apartment for
rent, At. 8429. Near Car Line.
For Rent—6 room house, all modern,
2810 Seward St., $16.00 per month.
Call JA. 0583.
Modern 8 Room House, 2511 Seward
St. Call Ja. 3317 or JA. 1699.
Furnished or unfurnished room for
rent. WE. 2954. Mrs H. Scurles
Furnished apartments for rent. Call
after 3 P. M. WE. 5524.
FOR SALE—My home at a sacri
fice, 2902 N. 26th St. H. K. Hilton.
FOR RENT—6 Room Modern House,
Furnished, cheap—Owner leaving the
City—One block from 24th St. Car
Line, and one block from the Lake
St. Car Line. Rent this house and
. make the rooms pay your rent. Call
FOR RENT—two and three room apt.
furnished, call WE. 4920.
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