The Omaha guide. (Omaha, Neb.) 1927-19??, September 15, 1934, Image 1
— ■ - —■ ■■ —__ 5c Per Copy ________________________ ___Omaha, Nebraska, Saturday, Sept 15, 1934 . Number Thirty Attend Ak-Sar-tSen s Cjreat itock onow WVWMMWAVUWWV1 NRA ( HIGHUGHTS OF THE WEElf DAY: On August 1 of last year, BLUE EAGLE'S FIRST BIRTH America’s most celebrated bird first spread its wings to symbolize the concerted effort of the nation to de feat the depression. The largest peace-time volunteer army ever as sembled in the U. S- worked together in the national drive to enlist every employer in the President’s Reemploy ment Agreement. Under the direc tion of 6,500 local committes, a mil lion and a half volunteers obtained the signatures of 2300000 employers to this agreen^ent to increase the purchasing power of workers by spreading work, and raising pay. Nearly sixty million consumers sign ed pledges to support Blue Eagle em ployers FLASHES FROM THE BUSINESS FRONT. The U. S. Steel Corp. re ports larger earnings for the quarter ending June 30, 1934 for any corres ponding period since 1930—$21,082, 389, compared with $6,578731 in the prececding quarter.. Payrolls for the quarter amounted to $65,094,000, compared with $33,468,000 for the ■seme period in 1933. — General Mo tors’ total world sales for the first 6 months of this year increased 50.5 per cent over the same period last year.—158 industrial corporations re porting earnings for the first half of 1934 show a profit jump of 85 per cent over this period last year—Busi ness failures for the year to date have declined by about 50 per cent from last year’s corresponding total. TRIBUTE TO COAL CODE: J- H. A. Morrow president of the Pittsburgh Coal Company, credits N RA with the reviv’l of optimism in the coal mining business. “Only a year ago” he told several hundred opera tors at a recent luncheon “the coal in dustry was demoralized by competi tive prices . Operators were not sell ing coal.. They were selling the wages of their miners.. . Now nearly all op erators are endeavoring to find me thods of increasing cooperation to be nefit the entire industry” and “the New Deal seems to be only begin ning.” NO COMPLAINTS: The Code Authority of the manufacturing in dustry reports that 8536 additional Workers have been employed since the codo became operative.. Em ployees are working 7 hours less per week and weekly payrolls have in creased by $22062. Code provisions calling for equitable adjustments in the higher wage brackets have been scrupulously carried out and only 4.7 per cent of the workers are being paid at the minimum rate establish ed, although the code would permit 20 per cent to be paid- Despite its watchfulness, no complaints of code violations have been received, the Code Authority oncludes. IMPROVED CONDITIONS DUE TO NRA: A. B- Carrington, Pres ident of the U. S. Tobacco Associa tion, declares that “the New Deal has brought renewed faith in our country and its institutions ■ . and our ewn tobacco industry has derived a very large shur. in the general benefits." The imp: eve men t already under way in real estate throughout the country i» being greatly stimulated by the NRA realty brokerage code, accord ing to Hugh Potter, President of the National Association of Real Estate Boards.—Stockholders of the Balova Watch Company were told by Arde Bulova, Chairman, that “the Admini stration has succeeded in stemming the steady backward drift of busi ness. We feel that these gains will continue and the cooperation of this 'company, as one of the leaders in its industry, is pledged to the support of the Government." STANDARDS FOR TEXTILES: NRA labels ore stimulating textile manufacturers to improve their mer chandise arc making consumers more quality •onteions, according to Irene J lb Blunt, Secretary oi the National federation of Textiles- Recent amendments to the e&fc node, provid ing fur accurate advertising and tab «&agt am being aned by Em iudnstoy Long V igil Endea MRS. MARY MOONEY NEIGHBORHOOD SECRETARY EN6A6ED Mias Mabla Ray. the popular Neigh borhood Secretary of Mid City Com munity Center will be married to Mr. Emmett Avnnt, Saturday, Sept. 16.. Mis<5 Ray is the daughter of Mr. Bud Ray and the nek* of Mrs.. Monde Say. They trill make Oma ha their home. as the levers for enforcing standards to protect both consumers and Blue Eagle employers. The Federation, through its technical bureau, to plan ning to extend the scope of inf Croa tian given to the public by the NBA s ye tern. (For additional material write to the Special Assistant to the Administra tor NBA Washington D. C-) i MOTHER OF MOONEY DEAD OFFICIALS REFUSE TOM MOONEY PERMISSION TO ATTEND BURIAL, t ! SAN FRANCISCO. Calif. — Mrs. Mary Mooney. 85-year-old mother of Tom Mooney, and a heroic fighter for the freedom of her son, of the Scottsboro boys, and all class-war prisoners, died here Sunday. She was a victim of heart attack. Mother of Mooney was striken at her home. She was taken to the hospital, where she died shortly after her arriv al. John and Anna, her two children at liberty arrived too late to see her a last time alive. ! A mass funeral was planned for her I for Saturday, Sept. 8. _n_ THE PAN AMERICAN GOODWILL FLIGHT In th latter part of September of this year two colored aviators C. Al fred Anderson and Dr. Albert E. Forsythe will take off from Atlantic City, N. J. in a tiny land plane on a 12,000 mile flight to twenty-five Pan American Countries including is lands of the West Indee, republics of South and Central America and Mexi co. The flight will cover a period of thirty-five days or more. This Goodwill Mission sponsored by The Inter-racial Goodwill Avia tion Committee an organization com posed of members of the colored race will be the third of a series of Good will Flight to be made by colored avi ators. The first two — a round trip! (Continued on page two -G LEAVES FOR PHILADELPHIA . Mies Arnett Longmeyer of STU Miami the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Long meyer, a graduate nine from the PhylUe Wheatley Boegftal. Kanaae City. ha. left tor Phttadetphla Thera l dag, ttwt U, hr u todafladte stay. i AK-SAR-BEN STOCK SHOW OMAHA, Sept. 15—Omaha’s business and civic leaders this week plunged into the biggest activity of the year —the Seventh Annual Ak-Sar-Ben Live Stock Show, Horse Show and Rodeo, which they are determined to develop as the Mid-West’s Greatest Show. This year’s Great Ak-Sar-Ben show will be held two weeks earlier than last year opening Sunday matinee and night, Oictober 28th, and continu ing through the entire week until the close Saturday night, November 8. The Ak-Sar-Ben Show has already become established as the World’s Largest 4-H Baby Beef Show, and of [ ficialg are looking forward to greater heights for this comparatively new venture, now only in its seventh year A campaign has already been launch ed among Omaha’s business interests for the subscription fund ’which makes possible this great show and it is expected that the response, as always will be sufficient to demon strata the importance Omaha attach es to the development and encourage ment of the live stock industry from which Nebraska, and liowa formers derive 70 per cent af their income. Ak-Sar-Ben officials are hopeful that the prize baby beef of this year’s show will bring a price in line with last year when the champion sold at the remarkable price of $1 a pound His proud owner Jack Anderson of PilgMr Nebr. received more than|l 000 with which to finish his educa tion. The priee was nearly twenty thnea the prevailing quotation for live stock at that time. ub line with the program of the past three (years, Ak-Sar-Ben will present a beautiful horse show and an exciting world’s championship rodeo in conjunction with the stock show. New entertainment, features never before sees in this port of the country, will be introduced, according to W.. H_ Schellberg arid George Brands is, co-chairmen of the big en terprise. TO BITER HOWARD Oliver W Kerr, son of Mr and Mrs.. B. T. Karr. 8867 Corby St. a gradu ate of Central High School, and fee Brotherhood of Pullman Porters Discuss “The Value of Railway Labor Act” RALLY TO BROTHERHOOD A.. PHILLIP RANDOLPH BROTHERHOOD AND SLEEPING CAR PORTERS PULLMAN PORTERS RALLY TO BROTHERHOOD IN CINCINNATL September 10, according to reports given ont by Mr- Bennie Smith, Sec ond Vice-President and Zone Super visor of The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the Pullman Porters of Cincinnati rallied with extraordinary enthhusiasm in a huge Mass Meeting, held Sunday, September ninth, in the Southern Baptist Church. The subject of discussion was “The Significance and Value of a Railway Labor Act,” and "The Pen sion for Negre Railway Workers.” Mr N. P. Webster, First Vice-Pres dent made the opening speech, and pointed out the fallacies of the Plan of Employee representation and in dicated that the only hope of the Pullman Porters and Negro workers in general was Labor Organization He read from cocuments put out by the Pullman Company that exposed (Continued on Page 8) _ mer student of the University of Ne braska, will enter Howard Universi ty in Washington, D. C., on a scholar ship granted him throagh the inter ceding of Ex-Congressman H. Mal come Baldrige. 'He was entertained Sunday after noon at dinner at the home of Miss Lavinia E- Scott, 2885 Maama, and was also entertained Tuesday night; at a dinner in his honor in the home of Miss Catherine Wiliams, 2418 Ma ple St. OMAHAN LEAVES TO ATTEND COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Mr.. Leroy Robinson, who for years was employed at the People’s Drag Store, and of late has been clerk in Johnson and Owens Drug Store, will leave in a few days for New York City, N. Y., to attend Columbia Uni versity. Mr.. Robinson has been a student at the Creighton University and Omaha University. -G N. A. A. G. P, DROPS BOARD MEMBER’S NAMES FROM LIST ■ f The NAACP. ,at it# regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 12, dropped Mr. t H. L. Anrerson from the Board mem bership, and declared the treasurer office vacant. Mr. Anderson vu dropped for non-payment of dues. Seat Simmons reported that he had mailed Mr- Anderson a letter in forming him that his name would be dropped on the membership list, and they would automatically declare his office vacant, unless his does were paid immediately. The Sect, stated to date that be had net responded. The President reported that he had a conversation with Mr- Anderson in regards to his membership does, and Mr. Anderson gave him an unfavora ble reply to what his future intention I rmmrdwg his meabmhfe dues was t •». * . • • to be. Dr.. Hawkins was elected unaimous ly to fill the un-expired term of the office as treasurer that Mr. Anderson held.. , ^ EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETS ' The NAACP. Executive Board held their regular monthly meeting on Sept. 12 at 8:30 p. m., at the home of Mr. and Mrs.. R.. C.. Price. The fol lowing members were present: Mr. R. C. Price, President; Mr. C. C.. Dud ley Chairman of the Executive Bd..; Mr.. Robert Simmons. Executive Sec,; Mr. Y.. W.. Logan, First V. Pres..; Atty.. John Adams, Jr.., Mrs.. Jones, FACT FINDING COMMITTEE OF W. E. S. K. MAKES REPORT The Committee appointed to inves tigate the South Omaha Bridge pro ject, Government work, let on con tract to the K. C.. Bridge Builders Corp . the workman on which is Vet erans only, the reasons why there were no colored Veterans employed.. The Committee found that on the two jobs—Missouri Ave. and the riv er, and Pacific St., and the river— only throe Negroes were employed, and two of them were only put to work that morning. Mr.. Combige, Supt.., told the Committee that he had nothing to do with hiring work ers, that that had been left solely to the Government Employment Office.. Mr.. ’ Burns of the Pacifio Street Yards made the same statement Mr.. Parkinson, head of the Govern ment assured the committee that he would investigate and that he would have tke conditions complained of corrected. The workers Ex-Service Men's League, a recently organized branch in Omaha, is fomposed of white and colored ex-service men, with Mr.. N. A.. Leary as its com mander.. Meetings are held at the City Hall every Tuesday night at 8:15, on the second floor.. Mrs. Robert Turner and Mr. Oscar Washington. Visitors present were* J. C. Carey and C. C.. Galloway.. The President, Mr. R. C.. Price, made a partial report of the Annual Entertainment given at the Roseland Hall. The Finance Committee was not present to make the full report. The door receipts from advertisement in programs, approximately $65.00. The President was able to report, af ter all expenses were paid, a net pro fit collected, in the bank, $180.00. The President reported that adver tisement to be collected by R. W. Mc Cowan, $43.00, and also that Mr.. Mc Cowan had sold $22.00 worth of ar misslon tickets, which he was not present to report on. It is expected that Mir.. Me Cowan will make his full report with all outstanding oollee tioos made in full at the next meet ing The Executive Board Voted out $50 .00 to be sent to the National NAACP., in New York City, N. Y.., on its annual report The President announced that in the near future he will issue a call of a specal meeting for the purpose of making a huge membership drive before the teloee of the annual years activities.. ---............. ■ «»»rrmnrrrrrrmnf«vv^rt-W.*J JiS Moore9s Column My desire is to write the kind of news yon like to read—Bert Moore. KILLED AT 24TH AND CLARK Sam Margolin, cleric at the Cross town Loan Co., residence, 2526 Deca tur, was struck and killed by a ear driven by Napolean Brown who lives at 2219 Grace Street. It is alleged that Margolin step ped from the sidewalk on the west side of 24th St-, directly in front of Napoleon Brown’s car- Margolin was knocked down and fatally injured. He was taken to the hospital by Brown, where he died Friday morn ing at 4 a. a. Brown was arrested on the charges of reckless driving. He denied that he run over the man, said he only picked him up and carried him to the hospital. News in fresh information, that's my slogan’ Watch for it in the OMAHA GUIDE—Bert Meere. CUTS WOMAN Dovrtfaf Hall of 3019* X«. 29t4 St., and Addie Hurt of 8210 So. 28th St., got into an argument and fight at a soft drink parlor, at 6302 So. 28th St. Addie pulled out a knife, and cut Dorothy on the left arm, aad stabbed her above the left eyes. Addie was arrested for being drunk disturbing the peace; fight ing and assault aad battery. Dero thy was charged with being drunk and disturbing the peace by fighting. Lightening Don't Strike Tbs Same Thing Twice CUTTING AFFRAY AT MAGIC THEATRE Albert Johnson, aga 13, aad Cla rence Edwards, age 14, oa Friday af ternoon, Sept 7. attended the Magic Theatre. They were sitting close to two white boys, who weep a disturbance. The manager of the theatre tbon't the colored beys were causing the dk turtoaea, aad be get after them, ask ing them to stop the seme. Tbas beys toll the manager, who waa tree •Geoflaoer ea rage torsi.