The Omaha guide. (Omaha, Neb.) 1927-19??, April 16, 1938, Page THREE, Image 3

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    Three Champions That Will Defend Their Titles Within Two Months
JOHN HENRY LEWIS, ‘he
World’s light heavvyweight cham
pion1, who iwifl defend his title
sometime In May at Minneapolis,
Minn.
MARION ANDERSON
PACKS TOWN HALL
New York April 16 (C)—Town'
Hall was packed to the rafters
and some patrons were seated on
the stage, but even then manv were
turned away as Mariani Anderson,
contralto, sang Wednesday even
ing, Miss Andersom will appear in
Carhiegie hall on April 13th.
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Stop Getting Up Nights
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for weak kidneys and irritated
ladder. Besides getting up nights,
ome symptoms of kidney trouble
.re backache, puffy eyes, leg
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iRoanoke, Va. Gets |
First Sorority
Roanoke, Va., April 16 (ANP)—
Omega Zeta Chapter of the Zeta
Phi Beta orority was set up in this
city laut Week-end as the first
Greek letter chapter ever organ-!
ized here. Esther Peyton/, Washing
ton, D .C., middle Atlantic region
al director, assisted by Velma Cop-I
page, state deputy of Virginia, and
Carrie iMchie, basileus, Tau Zeta
chapter, Charlottesville, Va., con
ducted the installation!.
Following the initiation, mem
bers of ithe Phi Beta Sigma fra
ternity entertained the sorors vvth
a party at the club house. F.lec ed
officers of Omega Zeta chapter
were Hazel Bowman basileus; Lucy
Terrell, who directed organization
of the chapter, anti-basileus; Daisy
Carey, grammateus; Gladys Cox,
tamiouches; Vivian Raker, jervel
er, nd Leonilda Burrell, epistoleus.
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New Insurance Date. June 16
New York A.pril 16 (C)—Sec
retary C. L. Townes of the Nation
al Assaciation announced last
week that the new date of the 18th
annual meeting has been changed
again to June 15-17, at Cleveland,
O., to avoid coinciding with com
mencement exercises.
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hiv.i>KV ARMSTRONG and his champion of the world. He will
manager, A1 Jolson. Armstrong is fight Barney .Ross for the welter
rated, the best fighter pound for weight championship of the. world
pound. He is the featherweight in May, at New York Cit.
T. B. Still Takes
High Toll Of Race
New York, April 16 (CNA1—
Puberculosis, seven h rankine
ause of death in the nation is still
the highest single cause of death
imong Negroes in this city, Jean
Downes rlf the Milbank Memorial
Fund said this week in am appeal
1'oran intensified program of tuber
culosis central.
The death tram tuberculosis
among *he 333,000 m°mfeers of the
race in this city. Miss Downes said,
riting 1936 figures, is 261 per
1,000—more tham four tim°s the
rate among the economically more
flavored whites.
Miss Downes, .member of the
Ylilhank committee am tuberculosis,
spoke at the Fund’s sixteenth ann
ual conference, held te the Academy
if Medicine. 2 East 103rd Street.
More than 1.000 physicians, health
officers educators attended the
session.
loll Heavy in South
Recent studies. Miss Downs said
ths-i*- in Pbi'l.delpM i, Baltimore,
Hhic»go, Birmingham, Ala., and
STew Orleans, La., tuberculosis kills
hree Negroes to even- white. From
1930 to 1933, she said, the tuber
•ulosis de-ith rafe among the group
n New Yo’"’- ard Chicago failed to
lecline at all.
Another speaker. Dr. Rupert
I’arvo of the University of North
Flarolim, discussing population
rends, said that heavy migration
From farm ifo city industrial cen
:ers. checked during the early
years rf the depression is under
wav again.
Southern youths, both colored
ind white, he said the flocking to
arge cities such as New York,
F’hieago, Detroit and Los Angeles.
“The groat cities. “Dr. Vance
idded. “have suddenly looked un to
'ind these children of the South’s
xivertv ard ignorance knocking at
heir backdoors.’’
Walter White to
Address Southern
NAACP Branches
Mobile, Ala, April 16—The third
innual meeting of the Southern
Regional Conference of theNAACP
vill be held in Mobile, May 6-7-8,
nstead of April 22-23-24, as ori
fimally planned. The change in
lates was made to permit Walter
White, the Association’s militant
national secretary, to be present.
Vlr. White, who was generalissimo
of the anti-lyt'jobing bill forces,
will address the opening meeting
an Friday, May 6.
Forrester B. Washington, and A.
r. Walden, of Atlanta, S. D. Mc
Gill of Jacksonville and Frank Mc
Allister, white of St. Petersburg,
are among the prominent southern
ers who will address the Confer
ence. Mr .McAllister, a school tea
tther, is regarded as a bold champ
ion of the rights of minorities. He
investigated and exposed the might
laf the Ku Klux Klan in the kid
napping and subsequent murder of
Joe Shoemaker in the notorious
Fampa flogginfo case. He has also
investigated numerous Oases of
Negroes being held in peonage.
Business sessions of the Confer
ence will be devoted to discussing
and devising ways and means to
combat problems of the Negro
?roup in the South. Among the
nore serious problems which will
receive special attention are politi
cal disfranchisement, waee differ
entials and employment discrimin
ation, inequalities in educational
systems and faelitnes, including
;he teachers’ salary questions lyn
chings, dicrimination in federal
and state funds for relief, housing,
farmintg, and old age pensions.
Branches of Georgia, Florida,
Louisiana, Mississippi, and Ala
bama. are in the Conference. It is
expected Hi at the meeting this
ear will have the largest attend
ance of delegates and visitors in
the history of the Conference.
Negro Appointed As
Draftsman For Fair
Walter L. Roberts a young Ne
gro native of Cambsidge, Mass.,
horor graduate of the Carnegie In
stitute of Technology at Pittsburgh
in 1937, hrs been employed as a
d aftsman for the Board of Design
of the New York World’s Fair 1939.
He is the second Negro artis*
to be engaged for important pro
fessional work by the Fair Cor
poration. The first was Miss Aug
usta Savage. New York sculptress
who has created a dramatic group
symbolic of the American Negro's
contribution to the music of the
world, to be created on Rainbow
avenue in front of the Fair’s Art
Building in the Home Building Cen
ter.
Employment of Miss Savage and
Mr. Roberts is in accord with the
policy instituted by Grover A.
Whalen, president of the Fair Cor
poration, to employ in the con
struction of the Flair the best
minds available in every field, re-!
gardless of creed or color.”
In a contest at Carnegie Tech,!
Mr. .Roberts won the Institute’s ap
proval of his design for a pylon to
to represent the Institute ait the
New York Fair. It is a tower 75
feet in height, constructed of dis
tinctive products of Pittsburgh—
steel, aluminium and glass.
The shaft is a circular arrange
ment of steel “T” beams, circled
near the top with a wide, extend
ing band of aluminum bearing the
name of the Institute. Between the
columns, rising for a part of their
height, are glass panels etched with
figures and symbols representing
the various departments of the In
stitute.
His graduation thesis at Carne
gie was design for a welded metal
gate and flashing stop-lighit of
modernistic character. It was ac
cepted and the gate has been set
up to span a campus roadway be
tween the College of Fine Arts and
Margaret Morrison College.
Mr. Roberts, who is 2-1 years of
age, first attended the Massachu
setts Sdhool of Art in Boston for
four years, talcing a course in ap
plied industrial and advertising de
sign, and being graduated in 1935.
Since leaving Carnegie he has
engaged in industrial designing in
Pittsburgh. Cambridge and New
York. He lives at the YMCA on
West 135th street, New York.
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Combat Sleeping
Sickness In Liberia
_
Monrovia, Liberia, April 16
(ANP)—In an efort to combat an
epidemic of sleeping sickness now
prevalent in the interior, the Di
rector of Sanitation has appointed
I)r. Schniedeberger to make a tour
of the countries affected and re-1
commend remedical measures to
bo taken. Also, in furtherance of
1 his extensive plan for improve
ment of sanitation, the Director
has appointed Doctors Moeri,
Schniedeberger, and Schramm as
sub-directors in the countries of
Maryland, Sinoe and Bassa, res
pectively.
President and Mrs. Edwin Bar
clay recently entertained the Tea
chers’ Institute of Montserrado
county at the farm residence, 138
I teachers attending.
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Man Tailored Suits 3.32 to 8.97
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JOE LOUIS, the World’s Heavy
weight Champion who will defend
his title on June 22. He will fight
Mux Schmelinp^ of Germany, at an
unknown location.
Court Upholds
Fight For Jobs
Washigton. April 16 (CNA) —
The United States Supreme Court
ruled last Monday that u labor dis
pute was created w'hen the New
Negro Alliance requested a Dis
trict of Columbia grocer chain/ to.
employ Negro clerks in stores in
Negro neighborhoods.
The court held that local Feder
al courts erred in enjoining mem
bers of the Alliance from picket
ing stores of the Sanitary Grocery
company in protest against its job
basis policy
The court held such an injunc
lion was prohibited under the Nor
ris-LaGuardia act outlawing Fed
eral arti-picketing injunctions in
labor dispute cases.
The ruling, it is believed here,
will serve tto spur the fight to
force private employers and public
utilities, in particular, to abandon
their traditional policy of barring
employment of Negroes except as
porters, ate.
New Layoffs in Auto
Hit Negro Workers
Detroit, April 16 (CNA)—New
mass lay-offs are sweeping over
the auto industry, adding to the
tens of thousands of auto workers
already unemployed.
The Ford Moltor Co., alone has
laid off at least 60,000 workers
since December 20.
Thousands of Negroes are em
ployed in the industry, most of
them in the Ford plants.
A recent check of the various
shops making up the River Rouge
plant revealed that no more than
16,000 workers are employed there
at present. Close to 90.000 workers
are employed during normal pro
duoticn.
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Syphilis, T. B. Called
White Man's Disease
New York, April 16 (ANP)—In
a remarkable article appearing in
the April issue, “Survey Graphic,"
Dr. Thomas Parian, nationally
knomn authority on public health
and the Surgeon-General of the
United States, gives an interesting
insight into the magnitude of the
twin scourges of mankind—syphil
is and tuberculosis—and tells why
Negroes suffer such a high death
rate from these diseases. Dr. Par
ian’s article says in part:
“Syphilis is the white man’s dis-'
ease. Tuberculosis is the white
man’s disease. It is said by medical
historians that (the Negro slave
hrought malaria and the hook
worm to America. If he did, the
white man paid him back with us
urgy by giving him tuberculosis
and syphilis, from both of which
ho suffers more greatly than the
races originally the reservoir of
infection.
“Among the circumstances con
tributing to his abnormally high
death rate from these and other
causes, not. the least is the fact
that the Negro is at the bottom of
the economic ladder. For, as among |
the third of the population known
to be ill-fed, ill-clothed and ill
housed, as a race North and South
—and especially in the rural South
— his house is the most miserable,
hi clothing the scantiest, his food
ration most out of balance.
“Add to proverty is ignorance.
For except in a few cities, public
school budgets, thin at the best—
and especially in the rural South— ■
are divided disproportionately be
tween the white and colored. Rare
lv has a Negro child the opportun
ity to go past the elementary
grades in the rural schools. Rarely
does a rural school offer him more
than a few months a year.
I he Negro can not climb over,
the barriers to his competency un
less he is physically sound to begin
with. Unless he is given the oppor
tunity for health, he can take pro
fitable advantage to mo other op
portunity. Not s a matter of char
ity, but as the expression of justice
and wisdom for all races concern
ed, public health must be the base 1
line of effort—the point of depar
ture for all successful programs of
educational and economic improve
ment.”
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JACK JOHNSON IS 60
New York April 16 (C)—Jack
Johnson, who was the first Negro
to hold the title of world's heavy
weight champion, “was 60 last
Thursday, and boasted that he can
whip Joe Louis today.
Bargain Real
Estate Offei
An unusual opportunity to ac
quire a real estate investment 0
high rharae'er is offered. Two loti
on Broadway, the principal street
m the famous steel city, Gary, In
diana, are offered at a sacrifice
for early sale. These lots are lo
rated right on Broadway, the main
artery of 'he city at 28th street,
trouting the colored settlement
and one block from beautiful Dune
park, four blocks from Roosevelt
high school. May be purchased for
cash or on terms.
For full inmormation white to
Attorney Truman K. Gibson, jr„
I7'.t W. Washington street, Chicago,
Illinois.
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