The Omaha guide. (Omaha, Neb.) 1927-19??, October 31, 1936, CITY EDITION, Image 1
5® CITY Plk EDITION COPY ’5 _ -/JUSTICE/EQUr- HEW TO THE LINE\ ' SO "— - VOLUME 13 OMAHA. NEBRASKA, SATURDAY. OCTOBER 31, 1936 NUMBER THIRTY-ONE *- vry John P. Davis To Be At The Salem Baptist Church On Nov. 10th Will Speak On ‘ ‘ Black America Faces A Crisis" Mr John P Davis, executive secretary of the National Negro Congress, is a graduate of Ba es col leg", Lewiston, Main and Harvard university law school, Cambridge Mass. While at Bates college he captained the first American debat ing team ever to debate in England Scotland, and Ireland- He is a brilliant speaker and orator, bring well known on public platforms in both America and Europe. He is a well known writer for leading magazines in the country includ ing the New Republic, the National, The Crisis and many others For three years as secretary of the Joint Committee on National Recovery he fought to win Negroes equal rights under NRA codes, AAA Cotton contracts, and in other branches of the New Deal- No oili er colored man In America is as well informed as he is on the mean-1 ing and actual workings of the New Deal as it affects Negroes in •all sections of the country- He knows first hand the problems of Negro workers- He has investiga ted lynchings in South Carolina At the risk of his life he spent mon ths in the plantation belts of Geor gia and Alabama, in the levee camps along the Miss in prin cipal industrial comm unties in the south and mid-west Mr. Davis has spoken before such organizations as the National Conference of Social Work, the I? - ernial of the National Young Wo men’s Christian Ass’n, the National Ass'n for Advancement of Colored Feorie, the National Ass’n of Col eil of Negro Churches of the Uni ored Women, the Fraternal Coun Union of Oxford, England; the ted States, The Oxford University French University Student Ass’n in Paris, France and before many othev national and international or ganizations- He has often , spok en over the radio in New York, Phildelp-hia, Chicago, St- Louis and Cleveland FTMTOR DTTNJFF TO SPEAK IN OMAHA Roscoe Dunjee w’as born at Har per’s Ferry. W Va-, June 21. 1883 and is now editor of the Black Dis patch, Oklahoma City. Okla The first Issue of the Black Dis patch a,PPf’ared in November of 1915. and has issued weekly, with out a break from that date on Dar ly the paiper began to -secure no tice for its vigorous editorial pol icy, a standard which is maintained ROSCOE DUNJEE until this day. The journal has id entified itself with every racial movement in the state and Iras de veloped a circulation slightly above 11,000. In the public life of the state( (continued on page 5) President Franklin Delano Roosevelt DR. JOHN ADAMS, SID, MADE PRESIDING ELDER __ Dr John Adams, sr-, 2612 Wirt street returned recently from the Kansas conference where he was; I elected Presiding Elder of the i o-1 pei.u District of the Kansas confer- J | ing one 0f the Missouri conferences i I which convenes at Hannibal, Mo., | Oct. 28th He will return to the city | in time to cast his vote, after which he will attend the last conference cf Bishop Wiliams at Jefferson City, Mo After his retum from Jefferson j I City, Dr Adams will begin his du- j ties as Presiding Elder of the To peka Dstrict of the Kansas confer ence fir Adams will maintain his Onva- j ha residence. Mrs. Williams Injured in Fall Monday, Oct. 26, while in the Douglass County Assistance Bur | eau. north branch relief station, 2219 Cuming St , Mrs. Ethel Wil iams, 1145 No. 20th St., was appar ently uninjured when the floor gave : away causing her to fall through a Door, a distance of about two feet- Mr. Fred Dixon, 2889 Ohio St-, took Mrs- Williams home. Se was attended at home by Dr. Jensen. A benefit dance is being planned in Lincoln fo Monday night, Nov. 2, proceeds of which are to help re establish the Old Folks’ home Injured By Hit Run Driver Alex Dys: n, 2514 No. 27th St.,1 with Currie Gardner, was walking from north to south aeons Parker strep-, and when about three feet from the north curb of Parker St-, was struck by a Nash sei'un driven l-y Ralph McMarrls, 2623*4 Lake St., who was going south on 24th and. was nuking haul turn to go west on Parker street- When about 30 feet west of 24th , St., his car ruck a Doclge sedan, property of Levada Trnmble, 2420 Seward S*. Ralph McMoris again falling to stop continued west c i Parker street- The s'at'nn '.as notified and Lyscn b’otight to the station, where 1 _■ wan attended fI- a b uised right fib. w. McMorr's was Inter tar es ted at his home ami booked at C "Police Station on chage of • s driving Land leaving the scene of an accident Bitten Bv Dog Mi'. Alonzo Ph'llips, 46, of 2710 Decatur St-, was bitten by a dog Sunday, October 26th, when re turning home from a grocery store When In front of 1716* No- St-, the home of Louis Harvey, a dog jumped out from that yard and at tacked him, biting him on the right hand. He was taken to the Police Station and attended by I)r. N- IL Attwood, and returned to his home later HERMAN FRIEDLANDER Candidate for Board of Education - 1 Mi*. Friedl'ander, proprietor of Herman’s Market at 24th and Lake streets, has filed, at the request of friends, as 'a candidate for the Board of Education He was select ed and accepted the filing because of his belief that the schools of Om aha need a business administration and should be conducted on the bas is of practical common sense the same as is used in private industry. Ho believes that elimination of pol itics and application of business principles will cut cost and produce better schools—two things that are vitally needed in Onraha. And above all he has shown his worthi ness by his fairness to all citizens of Omaha GUEST OF FRIENDS HERE Mrs. Zack Johnson, of Minnea polis, Minn-, stopped in Omaha Frday, Oct. 23 enroute from Cali fornia, for a five days’ visit as house guest of Mrs. Hiram R Greenfield, leaving Oct. 28th Mrs- Johnson had spent a de lightful three months on the coast, taking in every important point. This was her first visit to the west and to Omaha- While in the city, Mrs. Johnson was entertained Tues day, Oct- 27, at a breakfast by Mrs. A- L- Hawkins- Other social court esies were extended her. Mrs. Johnson’s affable disposi tion won for her many friends dur ing her short stay in the city. nVHY I SHOULD VOTE FOR PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT By Charles F Davis Director Democratic Campaign President Roosevelt entered upon his duties in March 1933, during the greatest upheaval this country has ever known Out of chaos, des pair, financial ruin and general un '■st, he has with the aid of a Dem o. ratic Congress disspelled fear, res tor'd the peoples confidence In their government and placed the nation on a high road to prosperity.. Such a herculanean feat demon strates this man’s ability to fill the office of chief executive and he merits the undying support on el ection day of every man and wo man honestly interested in the welfare of this nation.. Franklin Delano Roosevelt must be re-elected WHY I SHOULD VOTE FOR GOVERNOR ALF LANDON _-t Bv Ray Lffitnce Williams Chairman Color'd Division Douglas County Central Committee Because he represents today the true spirit of America He believes In liberty and freedom and oppor tunity for all- He includes all racial stock in this American Way of Life. 'This campaign is a challenge to all Americans and the Negro in particular.. He must beat both the dictators and the’*£’ommtinists. This service can b*' performed in only rno way in the present crisis; by voting for Governor Landon Nov ember 3rd for president.. Mrs. Fredrieka Perry Leaves City Among the talented and worthy persons travelling throughout the country for the good of the Repub lican party, is the granddaughter of Frederick Douglass, Mrs Fred erickr. Perry of Kansas City, -Mo-, who has been in the d*y of Oma ha for more than a week and has made many inspiring and helpful speeches throughout the city, name ly: On Oct. 16, at the residence of Mrs Wm. Rose, 1310 No- 25th St-, to the “Just \\'e” social and char ity dub; Ocl. 17, at Zion Jlaptist church; Oct 18, at Mt. Moriah Bap tist church; Od. 19, at the resid ence of Mrs M ah alia Jackson., 2219 Ohio before the Federated dubs of which Mrs- Essie Harris is presi dent; Oct. 20, at the North Omaha Republican club, 1322 No. 24th St ; Oct. 21, at Lincoln, Nebr.; Oct 22, at the Frederick Douglass club; Oct. 23, at the Woodson Center, South Omaha and dt one of the Presbyterian churches, making a complete tour of the city While in the city, Mrs. Perry was the house guest of Mrs. Clara Speese, 2864 Miami St- She met many new friends and exjperienced many pleasant occasions while here and leaves Omaha with gratitude and joy for having so gracious ly and anxiously accepted and so carefully planned for by Mrs- Vic toria Turner, who is chairman of the Women’s division of the Re publican party of Omaha, and who had full charge of Mrs- Perry’ cam paign and entertainment while she was in the dty. Sunday, Oct. 19, Mr and Mrs- Chas. Harrold, with Mrs- Turner, took Mrs- Perry on a tour of the city Mother Finds Two Children Overcome The timely return home of a mother Friday noon prevented the tragic death of her two infant daughters by gas axphixiation. The mother Is Mrs Opal Shields, of 1513 No. 20th St., and the child ren are Claenda, 2 and Nadine, 3 Mrs- Shields, who had left the daughters playing on the kitchen floor while she went to the relief headquarters, returned to find the children overcome by gas- Appar ently they had turned on three jets of the stove. Governor Alfred M. London Shot While Entering Store William Harris, 18, transient, sufi'eied wounds In the left forearm and twoi ‘punctures in 'he right and left leg when he attempted to break into and enter ihe Brodkey Grocery, 2002 No- 20th St The Brodkey Grocery store was broken m'o the night of Oct. 23rd iand y cartons of eirarettes were stolen; on Oct- 25 attempt was again made to burglarize the store. 1 wo watchmen were engaged and when on Oct. 27th they saw a man crawling in through the oponing, after entering Ed Novak, watch man fired one shot at Harris, who immediately fled through the store and tan north on 20th street to Burdette and finally to 2114 Burd ette St , and asked David Reiss to eail a doctor, stating that he had been shot. Harris was taken to Ni cholas St'.on hospital by officers and attended for gun shot wounds. James Cole Cuts Jim Murphy When James Murphy, with Paul J Morris, white, 2770 California St. was at th6 Riff club, 2124 ti No. 24th St-, upstairs, Sunday, Oct- 25, he got into an argument with James Cole, 2109 Miami St, and in the ensuing fight. Cole cut Murphy Munphy was treated by Dr. Haw kins, and taken to Nicholas Senn hospital and attended by Dr. Gallup for laceration of the back and re turned to his home LEANDER McGEE INJURED IN FALL DOWN STAIRS Mr. Leander McGee, 1812 No. 23 St , suffered laceration of the scalp in u fall from the second to the first floor of his residence. He was taken to the Nicholas Senn hospital and attended by Dr- Palmer Cu lup, and returned to his home. Visits Sunny South Little Barbara Ann Dill and her grandmother, Mrs. Nicholas, left Oct 15th for Dallas, Fort Worth and Galveston, Texas. They will be gone for one month- This will be • ho greatest sensation of little Bar bara Ann’s three year’s experience' Announcement Mr and Mrs. Jewell Rose, 1310 No. 49th avenue wish to announce he marriage of their daughter. Miss Geraldine to Mr. J C- Harris, jr.. Dies Suddenly Mr. Clay Odie, 1835 No. 23rd St died suddenly from natural causes, Oct. 22 Tito body is at the Myers Funeral Home No arrange ments have been made for the fun eral. Mrs- lone Hanger entertained the Pokena club at her home, 1916 No 28th street, Friday, Oct. 23rd. Mrs. Joe Stewart, of Minneapolis, M*nn was the guest of honor BACCHANITE CLUB To Hold Primary Election on November 6th ■ ■■■ ■ --- V BEN DAVIS VISITS CITY Mr. Ben Davis, of Atlanta, Ga, left Friday, Oct- 23 for Kansas City, Mo-, after spending three days in this city Mr. Davis is an ex-national com mitteeman of Ga. Here he was speaking in the interest of the Re publican party. He is a delegate ■af-large from the State of Georgia. Mr. Davis is owner of the Atlanta Independent Mr. Ralph Adams, who is station ed at Little Rock, Ark, as educa tional advisor of the CCC camps, is expected to arrive homo around the loth of November. _ The Bacchantes will have their primary election for a northside Negro Mayor on Friday, Nov. 6th. You may cast your vote nt Willa’s Beauty Parlor from 9:00 a m- until 8:00 p. m. Candidates nominated for voting are; Atty H- J. Pinkett, Mr. C.. C.. Galloway, Milton Johnson, W. L Myers, LeRoy Childs, John Owens, Dr. G B- Lennox, Dr. Wesley Jones, John Benj- Horton, jr., Charles Payne, J. D. G'anville, Atty. Chas Davis, J- C. Carey and R- C Price,. Don’t foryet to cast your vote- The final election will bo on Friday, Nov. 27th- Those who have pledged to cooperate don’t forget your pro mise. Colored Division of Democratic Set-Up Makes Hufre F'nish Roscoe Dunjee an1 A’tormy Reynolds to Appear Here In addition to Judge p R. \Vil liHins, and Hon- Roscoe Dunjee, ed 'to" of the “Black Dispatch,” Okla me. City, Okln uwpearing at the Ell.’s hall. 2-120 Dike street in In terest -of the Democratic ticket lo cal Atty. R J Reynolds f Totpeka formerly president cf the Topeka h '.inch of he NAAGP, ami holder of AB and LLB degrees front Wash burn college Mr- Reynolds has b on consist ently ured as a (n-mnii-n speaker since 20 years of ege is known as :in Independent end fearless thinker While president - f the local NAAGP he made nn i. vestigation of Lon don’s at itude toward Negroes, and provided for publication in 1934 a amphlet, which 25 000 were cir ciilat'sl among K"m -,s Colored Vo ters- This won lorg before Mr. Dan don had been discovered by Mr Ilearst, and built up as presiden tial timber, this pamphlet Is known as the “Unanswered Pamphlet," the statements of which has never been dried or re nted and it stands out at the present date more in the light of a prophetic treaties than a polit ical forecast. Mr Reynolds having been born in Kansas, and lived, and practiced law in Topeka for years well Informed as to Mr Landon’s attitude since he has been Gover nor toward the members of our group- In his speech at the Elk’s CHARLES F. DAVIS Democratic State Director Color ed Division, closes campaign with national speech in whirlwind finish. hall, Friday night, Oct- 30th he will dt'al strictly with claims that have been setup by Landon’s managers of the great LOVE he has for the Negroes by showing what he has done in the,past for them, and al so answer the statements of the Hon Perry Howard made by him a few weeks ago, while campaign ing in Omaha for the Republican 29th, at 1004 So- 13th, and at ticket- He will also speak on Oct. South Omaha, Nov. 2nd, 2707 Q St. Fire At Brown Derby Fire of unknown origin gutted the interior of the Brown Derby, 2035 No. 24th St., about 9:00 a- m. Monday. Rumor has it that Miss Geraldine Rose, 1310 No- 49th Ave., was married to Mr. J. C. Harris, jr-, 6221 So- 30th St. the first part of October.