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About The Omaha guide. (Omaha, Neb.) 1927-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 28, 1940)
LOW WAGE AND UNEMPLOY
ED WORKERS HOLD MEETING
The Low Wage and Unemployed
Workers met last Tuesday with a
large attendance for economic
and social problems of the people.
Mr. Joseph Lew'is will speak In
behalf of the organization October
1, 1940. Visitors are welcome.
Virgil Bailey, Pres,, (Joe Frank
lin, Sec’S'., Mrs. Cleota McFall, i«
American Beverage, Inc.
420 South 13th HA-0443
1 Bottlers of the finest quality V
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BEAUTY AND BARBERSHOPS
Make Your Shop Bookkeeping
“The Key to Simple Bookkeeping’’
No writing! Just Enter Figures
Forms for Six Months $1.00
FRANK T. WARD
274 Sumner Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y.
Clean Out Acids
Excess acids, poisons and wastes In your
blood are removed chiefly by your kidneys.
Getting up Nights, Burning Passages, Back
ache. Swollen Ankles, Nervousness. Rheu
matic Pains, Dullness, Circles Under Eyes,
and feeling worn out, often are caused by
non-organfe and non-systcmlc Kidney and
Bladder troubles. Usually in such cases, tho
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helping the Kidneys flush out excess acids
and wastes. And this cleansing, purifying
Kidney action. In Just a day or so. may eas
ily make you feel younger, stronger and
better than In years. A printed guarantee
wrapped around each package of Cystex In
sures an Immediate refund of the full cost
unless you are completely satisfied. You have
everything to gain and nothing to lose under
this positive money back guarantee so get
Cystex from your druggist today for only 35c.
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NE PLAIN SKIRT OR TROUSERS CLEANED FREE
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KEY FIGURES IN COLORED DEMOCRATIC CIRCLES
Accompanying mat shows four of the nationally known charact
ers, \dho were brought into the New Deal set-up by President Roose^
velt so that he would always be in position to obtain first hand inform
ation regarding the Negro population his needs and ambitions; and so
that his best interests could be served in the same degree that the rest
of the citiznpy Is served. Left to right, Dr. Frank S. Home, acting
Authority; Attornev William L. Houston, special assistant to the At
torney General, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, directory Negro Division
of National Youth Administration and Edgar G. Brown, special adviser
positions in the administration (not shown) are T. Arnold HiU. recent
ly appointed assistant to Dr. Bethune; Robert C. \\eaver_ of the Coun*
cil of National Defense; Elmer Martin Lancaster, special advisor to the
Commerce Department, J. Arthur Weiseger, special economist in the
department of Labor; George W. Crockett, Jr., special assistant in the
Wages and Hours division of the department of L^abor. Joseph R. Hou
chins, special advisor in the bureaus of Census, and William J. Trent,
race relations officer in the personnel division of the Federal Works
MAPLETON CIGARETTES EMPLOYS RACE
GIRL TO INTRODUCE NEW PRODUCT
The lovely Mrs. Margaret Black of New York has been given the
honor of being the first member of her race to be employed by a cigar
ette Company in a merchandising effort,
Mapleton Cigarettes, Mrs. Black’s employer, has engaged her
for an indefinite period to introduce this new quality cigarette. Her
position will be in the main, to sample these cigarettes to members of
Outside of Miss Mapleton, Miss Beech-Nut has been an inter
esting figure in various section of the country. The Beech-Nut sampl
ing girls have played an important part in the popularity of Beech-Nut
Gum in the better circles.
'i he success of such products as Mapleton Cigarettes, Beech-Nut
Gum etc., may lead to a wider use of promotions of this sort which
are highly regarded and deeply appreciated inasmuch as they not only
introduce u« to better products but do so in a way which is most pleas
ing, while furnishing a new and better type of employment for our
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groups—we all need courage and
wisdom and patience as great
changes do not come over night.
“In the past few years we have
come far along the road to a bet
ter understanding, a greater ap
preciation of the dignity of hum
an individuals regardless 0f race,
color or creed- We can make all
democracy better by all giving the
best we have to give—I pledge to
you my faith, m- cooperation to
make this a better country, not for
you alone but for all- This will
make all feel our country is safe
and a better place in which to live..
Mrs. Roosevelt received a tre
mendous ovation from the audience
as she took her seat. Ashley Tot
ten then rose reclared it “was not
a political meeting nor do I wish
to speak of politics but Franklin
D. Roosevelt is the greatest man
ever to step into the white House’’
Waves of applause greeted this
Totten next introduced Mayor
LaGuardia, ‘‘a friend of the com
mon people”, who told listeners
I hat it had been made perfectly
clear "that this was a nonpartisan
meeting and therefor^ I can speak
in ease. In any gathering of men
and women who toil for a living
and who have witnessed the pro
gress made by the brotherhood in
the past fe%r years, would also be
non-partisan and for Franklin D.
Roosevelt’’- (Lioud Aheers) “I
want to tell you all that your great
est success was not only in the
right to organize, increase wages
and gain better working conditions
but it was in giving self-respect
to every employed Pullman por
Walter White> field secretary of
the NAACP took to task William
Green for his speech before the
brotherhood Sunday at Salem
Church in which Green stated "I
am against intolerance and racial
prejudice as long as I can express
myself’. White cited numerous
instances to refute this statement.
Lieut. Gov. Poletti paid tribute
t the BSCP and Randolph and
ended his speech by calling Mrs.
Roosevelt the "quintessence of A
Other speakers who praised the
BSCP and their 15 year fight with
the Pullman company included the
Rev. William Loyd lines and C. L
Dellums, fourth international vice
Quality Pius Service
Hot Corn Bread or Biscuits
with Your Orders without
2-lth St. At Wiliis Avenue
Miss Winston has a new stud
ent in the personage of Miss Eun
ice Hunter* who has taken an avid
interest in the work.
The school received a letter from
Miss Mozell McCants who is now
working in New York City in her
sister's Mrsi Charlene Lewis’ shop.
She writes that she is making
wonderful projrress, although we
miss her so much we do wish her
At the conclusion of the dinner
Mrs. Roosevelt and Mrs. Bethune
were beseiged by autograph seek
ers. They shook hands with their
numerous admirers. This was the
first public appearance of Mrs.
Bethune since her recent illness.
FISK JUBILEE SINGERS TO
On Monday evening, November
18th, the world famous Fisk Jub
ilee Singers will be heard at the
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 21st
and Paul St.
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“IT PAYS TO LOOK WELL”
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Ladies and Children’s Work
2422 LAKE ST.
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W« Loan Money on Clothing,
Shoes, Jewelry, Radios. Type
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WE SELL—Unredeemed Suits
—Topcoats—Overcoats or any
thing not redeemed.
BILL’S LOAN BANK
1804 N. 24th St.
all the success in the world.
Mrs. Koirea Clark spent the week
end in Kansas City. She reports
having a very nice time.
Why Alberta Starnes gets 100
every day then gets 50 the next.
Could it be that she studies one
night and takes AWOL. the next.
Why Laura Avery has quit com
ing to school. Could it be that
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her itty bitty brain can’t stand the
strain of both schools.
Why Cassie Murrell is staying
in nights. Could it be that she
is getting prepared for the State
Exams in October or just can’t
Why the teacher buys grapes
then hides them til schools out. ,
Could it be that she is afraid the j
students will assassinate them.
Why Margaret Williams went. |
way out on Happy Hollow Blvd. |
the other night. Could it be that 1
she just went for the ride.
Why Korea’s boy friend took all
the students home the other even
ing. Could it be he wanted to
find where each one lived.
Why Betty Montgomery return
ed to school one day then stopped.
Could it be that she was lonesome
since all of her friends are gone.
Why all of the girls look wor
ried. Coud it be the conscription
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For Rent—Modern apt., running
hot and cold water. Call WE-4285
FOR RENT—3 Room Apt. WE.
0360. Call evenings.
ROOM for Rent, 2309 North 27th
Ave.. Phone AT. 5134.
One Front Room, 2513 Hamilton
St., Call AT- 1897.
APT FOR RENT, WE. 2365.
Apt For Rent, WE. 2365.
For Rent, Twp four-room beauti
ful apartments> 2409 Lake St., call
F'OR RENT—Apart'lent o- R > *.n
1607 Binney St.
FOR RENT—ON TOP OF THE
I STREET CAR—One room in pri
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Price reasonable, 2825 North 24th
Si., AT. 5988
Apt for Rent—2527 Blondo St.
5 Room modern house, good con
dition. AT. 6591.
FOR RENT—7 Rooms and bath,
modern house, 924 North 27th ave.
(Inquire at 920 N. 27th ave., HA.
House For Rent, 2914 N. 25th St.
Will pay $1.25 for vacant room—
HA. 1190 between 3 and 5.
Furnished Kitchenette HA. 6672
Apt. for Rent, 2226 Ohio after 2.
2 Rooms for Rent, ,TA. 2607.
FOR RENT—3 room modern apt.
2226 Ohio St., JA-0682.
FOR RENT—Love’s Kitchenette
Apartments, 2516-18 Patrick, o?
2613 Grant St. Call JA. 7189 Or
9 Room House—All Modern
Will Decorate—$20.00 per month.
On Corby Street. Phone JA5033.
Paint, Glass and Varnish. We do
glazing and make window shades
to order. 182 N. 24th St. WE. 1607.
THOMAS FUNERAL HOME
2022 Lake St. WEbster 20L?
This is your Cub Reporter sign
ing off till next week. Watch for
this column every week.
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of BEEK and LIQUORS
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A Prominent Business
Woman Praises Mme.CJ.
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they are still in demand every
Mme. C. J. Walker’s Glossine,
although more than thirty-five
years on the market, is still the
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for this is because it not only
serves as a scalp oil, but it gives
the hair that silky sheen and
natural gloss that is the delight
of every woman.
Mme. C. J. Walker’s Brown
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duce the perfect blend to impart
a velvethke softness and at the
same time cooling and refresh
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The Mme. C. J. Walker’s won
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Walker Beauticians and Drug
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Furnished Apt., is rooms, prlvata
bath, 2517 Miami St., WE. 3653.
LAUNDRIES & CLEANERS
EDHOLM & SHERMAN
2401 North 24th WE. 6066
2324 North 24th St. WE. 1029
MEN! WOMEN! USE YOUR
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Front Room, modern WE. 1024.
FOR RENT—A four room Apt.
An Apt. for Rent, WE. 2365
For Rent, 2 apts. WE. 2737.
7 Room House—Pacific Street.
$12.00 perr month. Phone JA5033.
Fine, clean reconditioned cloth
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