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By Alvvin Moses s
I>1» YOU KNOW THAT—T?
Now York sportsmen, are incon
soWMe over the sudden passing of
‘‘Back Rogers,’’ lifelong pal and
friend of Casper Holstein and dur
ing his latter years.James Ev
ans, world’s colored pocket billiards
champion. “Buck,” who was in his
middle seventies, enjoyed, the res
pc»t and esteem of nearly as many
Broadway big shots as he could
number among members of his own
racial group in Harlem. Many were
the tales spun over the old kitchen
st.ove about this fearless little man
(who was no more than 5 feet 5)
and th recognized ‘ bad man” of
the town, none surpassing however
the legend of Buck and.Eli
Eli Lucas was a name to con
jure with. If ever a Negro twogun
fighter and desperado provided a
problem of the gravest sort to any
organized police department in this
country, Lucas was the man.
Readers of this column who can
dato their early youth back to the
lush days of the nineties can well
attest the accurateness of this
A great friendship struck up be*
tween the Lucas and the hero of
our brief epistle.who rather a
handy sort of journeyman with a
Colt or Police positive ‘38’.
Buck, could straighten out Eli
better than any other living man,
unl«s little Theodore (Teddy)
White.was that other man.
Lucas went the way of his fore
fathers suite some years ago....
and mow good ole Buck, has answer
ed the call and we pray.has
found greener and pleasanter fields
in which to labor.
From 1023 until a year before his
death, Buck Rogers handled more
of James Evans’ money than the
billiard genius handled himself.
Broadway billiard room owners and
promoters always referred to Ro
ger* as “Evans’ better commission
er’*. . and frankly, he was all of
N» man ever lived who’d bat
more money on his personal belief
in bimsalf than Jimmy Evans and
Buck carried the bankroll around
with a free hand.as to how he’d
wager it and in what amount.
.An obstruction due to prostrate
gland trouble, (for three years now
my dad has suffered from this) ...
... was the direct cause of death
following an operation. The reson
and, long range laugh of the one
and only Buck Rogers.is for
evermore silenced and as we write
these sad lines... .the Harlem that
knew him best and loved him, is
preparing to fit his last remains in
proper style as he goes forth tot
meet the ancient ferryman who will
guide him across the...., .River Sty*
Did you know that—??.the
report persists that a mere ten dol
lar bill (some call it a sawbuck.
is all that stood in the way of Ozzie
Simmons, great back from Iowa
university, being signed by the
Brown Bombers. As a consequence
..Simmons, is playing with a
white football team representing
Patterson, N. J. Picture with me
what a backfield with two such
satellites as ‘‘Saky” Joe Lillard
and Simmons would have meant at
the box office?.and to,.what
ha too they would have created to
all and sundry? ? ?
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May Allow Owen’s
100 Meter Record
Indianapolis, Oct. 21 (ANP)—
Recognition of Jesse Owens’ time
ot 10.2 for the 100 meter dash may
be recommended to the Amateur
Athletic Union Records committee,
it was revealed here by Chairman
Paul .R. Jordan who said Wednes
day he had conducted a ‘year’s”
As scon as he receives an affiv
i idat from T. N. Metcalfe, athletic
! director of the University of Chi
cago, attesting to the accuracy of
j Stagg field’s course, Jordan said
he would prepare his recommenda
tion for presentation to the com
mittee when it meets in Boston
On June 20, 1930, Owens streak
ed to victory in 10.2 seconds at
Stagg field in the 100 meter event
of the national collegiate track and
field meet. The Ohio State Star
immediately claimed a world’s re
cord, but AAU committee got out
its tapeline and decided the recotd
couldn’t be allowed as the course
was three-fifths of an inch short.
There was a terrific protest
Harry Snyder, Owens’ coach at
Ohio State, who contended this
slight error would have made ab
solutely no difference in the. time.
It was also shown that Chicago
Uni. engineers measured the course
prior to the record run and it was
exactly 100 meters in length.
Technicians declared the difference
in temperature on succeeding days
may have caused the steel measur
ing tape to expand, thus accounting
•for the variation.
SJohn Henry Lewis
To Fight Godoy
Pittsburgh, Oct. 21 (ANP)—
Light heavyweight champion, John
Henry Lewis, who wants to fight
excusively in heavyweight ranks,
will meet Arthur Godoy, South
American heavy, :n a 12 round
bout here Oct. 28th and will leave
immediately afterward for England
where he defends his crown against
Jack McAvoy in November.
Atty. John Adams, Jr.
310 Karbach Bldg
In the matter of the estate of
Gonzella Burrell, deceased.
Notice is hereby given:
That the creditors of said de
ceased will meet the executrices of
said estate, before me, County
Judge of Douglas County, Nebras
ka, at the County Court Room, in
said County, on the 29th day of
November 1937 and op the 29th day
of January 1938, at 9 o’clock A. M.,
each day, for the purpose of pre
senting their claims for examina
tion, adjustment and allowance
Three months are allowed for the
creditors to present their claims,
from the 29th day of October 1937
Bo 10 16 ‘37. End. 10 30 ‘37
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Next to Last Houston
Martyr Is Released
New York, Oct. 21—Robert Till
man, former member of the 24th
Infantry who was sentenced to
Leaveworth prison gs a result of
tho Houston riot of 1917 has been
released from prison. The Adjutant
General’s office of the War De
partment advised the National As
sociation for the Advancement of
Colored People on October 12th
that the unexecuted portion of
Tillman’s sentence had been remit
ted and he is a free man.
The NAACP is in the final chap
ter of its long campaign for the
release of the famed Houston mar
tyrs. Only one man still remains in
Leavenworth, Stewart W. Phillips.
Mr. Phillips would have been re
leased years ago, but he escaped
from Leavenworth and had five
years of freedom. He was arrested
and returned to the. prison and na
turally is having a harder time se
curing a parole than he would have
had he not escape. The NAAC
P is continuing its efforts in Phil
lips’ behalf however and is hopeful
that the War Department will see
fit to release him before long.
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Roland Hayes In
New York, Oct. 21 (By Car! Di
ton for ANP)—Undaunted by the
usual toll taken by singing years, |
Roland Hayes came again to Town
Hall Last week in a program of the
same matchless beauty of yore;
Bach, Lotti, Schubert, Krein, Slo
nimsky, Griffes, and the usual
number of encores.
The singer’s vocal endurance is,
of course, on the wane. But the
same beauty of tone and finished
style are there, qualities in them
selves more than a lesson to aspir
ing student of the vocal are.
There were interesting innova
tions this time, too. Mr. Hayes of
fered a number in Hebrew and the
spiritual was not left as usual to
conclude the interpctations. Intsead,
Mr. Hayes closed a very rhythmi
cally interesting Brazilian African
Percival Parham, the aecompan
ist, loomed best in the rendition of
Slonmsky’s ‘My Little Pool.”
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School Board Stops
“Birth of Nation”
New York, Oct. 21—Mayor F. H.
killed the plan to show the Ku
Klux Klan film “Birth of a Nation”
in De.Witt Clinton high school here
Oct. 13th. A protest hnd been filed
against the, showing of the film by
the National Association for the
Advanccement of Colored People.
Duo to campaign activities and
to Columbus day holiday October
12th there was some delay in ac
tion in the Mayor’s office, but a
eecond protest on the matter Oct
ober 13th brought prompt action
from James Marshall,Esq., member
of the board of education and from
the Mayor's office. The film was
stopped about an hour before its
scheduled showing at 3 p. m.
2047 No. 24th St JA 4777
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In business do you love your neighbor. Do you seek
to manage your affairs so you will reap double Value
the value from a just and valid service rendered, and
accruing good will which comes only if ydulr motives are
right? The secoind value is based on the first—costs less
but is worth far more. On the accumulation of the seo
ood vajlue depends your chance to grow and expand.
Negno business needs more good will. It needs to
grow and expand. We urge Negro business men t|t> render
servics at a profit, but a|so to love their neighbor.
(In other words, COOPERATE!)
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2033 N. 24th St.
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2422 No. 22nd St WE 0846
STEPHENSON BEAUTY SHOP
2037 N. 24th St. At 6810
2866 Maple St. JA 6116
Ohas. M. Simmons, Prop.
We Cut, Trim Make Suita to Order
Make all kinds of alterations for
Ladies and Gents.
Cleaning and Repairing
1918 No. 24th St.
American Wiener Shep
2609 N. 24th Street
KING YUEN CAPE
2010*4 N. 24th St Ja. 8676
1602 N. 24th St_We. 4019
ELITE CIGAK STORE
2812 N. 24th St. Ha. 4220
2114 No. 24th St JA 3543
Our Sausage a specialty
1904 N. 24th St We. 0998
24th and Lake We. 0009
2426 N. 24th St Ja. 9196
2414 Grant St. We. MM
BREMAN’S TAILOR SHOP
1408 No. 24th St.
Articles left over 90 days will b<
sold within 10 days if not claimed
DONAHOO & HOYLE
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2423 Farnam St Ha. 06<
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Phone WE 6826
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