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About The Omaha guide. (Omaha, Neb.) 1927-19?? | View Entire Issue (March 18, 1944)
By H. W. Smith
Chicago and Northwestern RE
promote 5 waiters to dining car
stewards. Now let's all sit up and
take notice. Time brings changes
efficient servee and good conduct
helps one on to a good promotion.
Two waiters of (lie Milwaukee
TIIE HOME OF GOOD
FOODS AND HOME OF
Fresh Food, Strictly
—2116 North 24th—
Mr. E. Britt, Mgr.
mmiiitiiiI'1'i»iiiii»■ • • • p''1"*
road have been chosen to repres
ent the UR company in a drive,
.nr two mi'lion dollar? for the Red '
lie U. P. ooys are taking ve-y
good care of the traveling public >
in a very fine way.
We all extend our Jeep symp
athy to the race horse headwaiter
Mr. Maurice Corbert, who is sick
in Desmoines, Iowa, arid we hope
| for him a speedy recovery as he
| i.? a joll ygood fellow at all times,
| and is ready and willing always
I to lend a helping hand
ITho Omaha Cluh -vaite's eie
ops a* service at all times.
Ti e Fontenel’e hotel waiR-rs
re se: vjng with a smile
The liia' kstone hotel waiters are
always out in front on polite and,
Now fellow workers we are on
the short-end cf the last winter
month and we are w nderiri;* if it
isn't about time we should pro
duce some plan to put our n.ckc-ls
and pennies and dimei together in
ome kind of a group to build up
■omething for the future, as our
contact with the v\ beclass
f real business men shoui 1 be of
ome benefit to help Improve our
B’Other John Eva is, top man
ut the Rome Hotel and gO’nP oTl
Representatives of 'he Negro
rWHY GIRLS BY THOUSANDS^
prefer this way to relieve distress of
With Its Cranky,
Take heed If you, like so many
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from cramps, headaches, backache,
weak, Irritable nervous feelings, are
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-2022 NORTH 24th STREET- \
Newspoper publisher association
were guest at the Great Lakes
Naval Training- station for 3 (lays.
March 1, 2 and 3 and fourth.
NY. noted Town Hall will sp. >n
o.- a tc. ti.non.al musical concert
and • neeting on Sunday evening.
April 2. in honor of A Philip Ran
1 -Iph who was given the Clt-ndenin
L. Hufstcad .' is I., nas invent
ed A Tell the t.rae Around the.
The late I>r. Richard Arnett
'A'*!li.t-T» founder a-lJ president <•'
he Rova’ Circle of Friend». left
m estate of half a miti'O-l driJa.-s
I t -'is death in Cnic-ig-. ill
j Rn :gn U. C. Rus3?1! was a nietn
I '■ r s,f a (-lass of 193 th it graduat
ed f.'-m flie U. S. coast G'.uird A
cadeniyia: New L iiiai.i. Conn, lie
a from R.chmond. Va.
Port-war housing for NY. city
li.anj a $10,000.Oil} po3' war h >u.c
r’g project for lower Hi.-lr-m.
i Wijberforce univer-' l i elebr.it
, i.<: its founder’s day of o.je bund
led anniversarys. Risiu.jj R. c.
Ransom who has be? a chairman
if the trustee board for Cl years!
was the main speaker, and to.'d
if Negro leadership which was
ia-gely supported by Negro People.
Vote for C. C. Galloway for State
Senator and help keep race rep -es
ented. Now let's all be united and
Sheriff M. Claude Screws of iiak
' er Cou'nty, Ga„ and two deputies
have been sentenced to three yrs.
imprisonment for violating the
Civil Liberties statutes in Connec
tion with a lynching. The Appe -
ate court upheld the decision of
' e lower court. They were alto
fined one thousand dollars each.
4 i ***
Perry Howard Republican Nat
ional Committeeman from Mjsf...
.~ V3 there was no riff at the Chi
cago Republican meeting.
T-Sgt. Joe Louis and Cab Callu
| way are snapped by a camera on
I a. record visit in Chicago
Tlie NAACP is making fine pro
gress in the membership drive— —
Take a membership and be a good
spoke in the wheel
Walter White executive secy, of
lie NAACP relates some Of the
horrible sights he has looked at
! in London and his travels in Eng
K'd Green the giant city fire
!i :n and H. W. Smith Chat on 24th
ind Lake streets.
•less Harding a very good boost
er for the NaACP. Let's til give
li-n a good»hand.
Charley Payne hopes to see the
NAACP get two thousand members
Goldie Davis entertains some
THEY KEEP 'EM ROLLING*
THE RAILROADS ARE THE BACKBONE BE OEEEHSE
friends in a northside business
Are yoi* a regular reader of the
Omaha Gsfde- If so. tell others!
Two soldiers killed in a firo at
Ft. Sheridan, 111., Sunday March
The National Negro Council at
a meeting in Chicag-o Sunday, Mar.
12t hcontended that the refusal of
President Roosevelt to give the
slightest personal or word toward
the passage of the anti-poll tax
bill helped block the Senators con
sderation of the bill.
Congvessman Charles A. Hillock
called on all Republican women to
write and tell the boys in the ar
my the truth about the manner
which the administration has mis
used the powers.
FORWARD WITH NAACP!
Our problems are with us. All
sorts and of every kind. Our ques
tion is the same, what are we do
ing to rectify some of ouv griev
ous errors? Can’t we stop making
excuses and get down to real hon
est to God work and make some
contribution, no matter how small
or insignificant. The persons ear- .
rying on every effort are as a rule
the last to profit by or through
our constant work. How can the
bulk of those that reap the most
of the profits be so indifferent.
Why ignore the NAACP and other
organizations until their inf'uence
is in need? Numbers and motley
are two important essential". in
building'—The Omaha branc.a is
anxious to build up a 1,000 member
ship and there is no excu-c for
Omaha not mal:!ng the grade
There are many cities in the C.s.
with from 2,000 to 8.000 that boast
of memberships from 500, to 2.090
We believe there are many who
are willing and anxious to heip us
to accomplish this so we are ask
ing interested persons to put for
th an extra effort to contact some
of our members and place a mem
bership in: 1 a year, $2.50 adds the
Crisis, the Association’s Journal;
$5.00 includes all the literature
put out during the year.
Our next big meeting will be
held on Mach 26th at 3:30 pm. at
Clair Chapel. An interesting pro
gram is being planned. Come out
ind bring a friend.
Mrs. Roosevelt told another one
of those planning- conferences last
week: "\Ve must face the whole
thin^j (Race prejudice) as a dac -
tion of citizenship in a democracy."
Very true. Negroes have been fac
ing it for years. The First Lady
says we cannot have a democracy
without equality and then contrad
icts herself by saying. "We arc a
great democracy, etc.” Fact of
the matter is that there has nev
er been a democracy, here nor e^e ‘
Reports from abroad as well as
at home say that the morale of the
Colored soldiers, sailors, etc is
very high which puts to shame t’ne
disparaging tatements made from
time to time by prejudiced brass
hats as they are dubbed. We have
every reason to believe our boys
measure up in every trust and re
sponsiblity. Let us be so organiz
ed that when the war is over and
the rehabilitation is taking place
our leaders can help in placing our
group members in positions such
as they are fully entitled. Unity,
Harmony and Co-ordinatioU.
Think of it. Act it and make its
power a reality at least to a grea- •
c-r degree than we now enjoy and
understand it. What say you?
Don’t forget the Old Folks home
—what it stands for—what it is
doing—what it means to the com
munity and the splendid record it
“SOMETHING FOR THE BOYS”
Carrie Smith, a sun-made maiden from Sunny Cal
ifornia was chosen by several members on the steam
ship Robert L. Vann, as a “wallet gal.” Miss
Smith resides at 411 E. 41st. St., Los Angeles, Calif
ornia and is at present taking a Business Course at
a local university there. Members of the steamship
unit have requestd ea sufficient number of photo
graphs for their wallets. (Press Photo Service).
“For My People”
,.by Margaret Walker
For the cramped bewildered years we went to
school to learn to know the reason why and the
answers to and the people who and the places
where and the days when, in memory of the bit
ter hours when we discovered we were black and
poor and small and different and nobody cared
and nobody wondered and nobody understood..
... .For my people standing staring, trying to fash
ion a better way from confusion, from hypo
crisy and misunderstanding, trying to fashion a
world that will hold all the people, all the races,
all the adams and eves and their countless gen
Let a new earth rise. Let another world be bom.
Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a
second generation full of courage issue forth;
let a people loving freedom come to growth. Let
a beauty full of healing and a strength of final
clenching be the pulsing in our spirits and our
blood. Let the martial songs be written, let the
dirges disappear. Let a race of men now rise
and take control.
has made in Omaha. Every citiz
en is a share holder and has a re
sponsibility to carry out- Several
of our Civic, Fraternal and Relig
ious Organizations have in the p ist
and present made fine contr:b •
tions to its welfare for which we
are grateful and thankful and it
is tlie intention of the Association,
to at some future time, tell of
these and let the Community knn*>
nore fully of them and their work
It is a pleasure to hear of Lieut
Harry Buford’s improving very
satisfactorily in St. Catherine's
Hospital after an operation. He
is expected home by the first of
HARD TO KEEP DOWN
Mrs. Katie Wilson has shed her
irmou'r and is making the rounds
rf her home and office once again
—maybe a little slow but she's get
ting there just the same- It's h 'd
;o keep a good person down.
‘PIGS—MORE OR LESS” OVER
now, MARCH 21ST
Produce*' C. P. MacGregor will
>restnt Sterling Holloway as his
?uest star on the Hollywood Radio
rheatre over WOW, Tuesday Ma, -
;h 21. Mr. Holloway will star in
m original radio play entitled,——
'Pigs—More or Less.”
2410 LAKE STREET JA-9175
!| Hours from 12 P. M. to 12 A. M.
Friday only 12 P. M. to 5 P. M.
Start 12 Midnight each Friday till 4 A. M.
i “Bowl for Health”
Answer these Questions and
make a good laxative choice
Qu'es. Can any laxative be of help
when you feel listless, logy, or have
a coated tongru'e? Ans. Yes, if those
conditions are the result of consti
pation. Ques. Why has Black
Draught been such an outstanding
ly popular laxative with four gen •
erations? Ans. Because it is purely
herbal, and usually prompt, thor
ough, and satisfactory, when direc
tions are followed. Ques. What’3 an
other reason for Black-Draught’s
1 great popularity? Ans. It costs
only 25c for 25 to 40 doses.
Don’t wait! Get Black-Draught
in the familiar yellow box today.
Many prefer the new granulated
form. Caution, use only as directed.
In these concluding' verses <,f
Margaret Walker’s title P°em. she
speaks for her people, the Amer
ican people- She speaks for the
Negro through poetry as Richard
Wright has spoken for him in
prose. Although she directs her
poems most explicity to the dis
inherited Negroes of our country,
she speaks for all the poor and
Born in 1915, the daughter Of a
Methodist minister, Margaret Wal
her, graduated fom Northwestern
University and has worked as a
typist, a newspaper reporter a
magazine editor .and a writer on
the Federal Writers Project. At
present she is professor of English,
at Livingstone College in North
Carolina. Out of these experienc
es she has written poems, but she
has also written them out of the
experience of the Negro people,
and out of all Amer'Ca. She is the
first Negro poet to win the Yale
Series of Younger Poets award.
It is not only Miss Walker’s in-,
dividual contribution, magnificent
as it js, that strikes us, but .he ex
tent to which the longings of
genoerations of Americans have
been g\ven voice by the Negro.
For her music is the tune we all
know best: her idiom is oar fam
iliar spoken language: her ballads
of Negroes in the southern slums
are part of the folklore of all A
As Stephen Vincent Benet points
out in the book’s foreword Mar
garet Walker has a thorough mas
tery of widely varying techniques
the Biblical free verse of her soc
ial poems, the blues rhythm of her
ballads, the condensed and power
ful sonnets of her personal expor
In a poem five pages long Mgs
—24th and Seward St.—
TREATMENTS FOR SHORT
STUBBY HAIR AND DRY,
ALSO “ALL” HAIR STYLES
2201 Grant JA. 3236
Classified Ads Get Resuits!
Wanted a room In a Christian home
for an elderly gentleman that has
four sons in the service. Would
like to have the accommodation as
follows: room on same floor ns
bath and a privilege to cook once
in a while. Would like for thi«
room to be in the area between
Grace, south; Binney, north, 20tli |
Street east and 30th west. Willing
to pay a reasonable price for the
above accommodations and will be
a permanent roomer. Call WE.
0710 and ask for Mr. W. E. ErOwn.
THOMAS FUNERAL HOME
£022 Lake St. WEbcter 202.’
WANT ID »(* '. -
•urniture of all kinds—dressers,
•eds, end tables, chairs and chest
! if drawers or complete home—
I ipartment furnishings- Kettles and
iisbes. Sell us yours.
IDEAL Furniture Mart, 24th &
Lake Street—VVE. 2224
Walker is able to sum up past,
present and future of the farm
workers of the Mississippi Delta.
In a group of ballads she records
Molly Means, the witch, Poppa
Chicken, the pimp, and Bad-man
Stagolee; the violence and terror
of life under lynch law present
themselves, side by side with the
unconquerable vitality that lynch
ers can never suppress.
FOR MOTORISTS WITH
Motorists who expect to receive
• new car license plates this spring
should nevertheless put their old
numbers on the gasoline ration
' coupons now in their possession,
the Office of Price Administration
I When the new 1944 numbers are
I issued, motorists may simply write
the new number on the cover of
their ration books; they will not be
required to change the endorse
ment on the coupons themselves.
Coupons endorsed with the old
1943 numbers will be acceptable at
filling stations if the ration book
cover carries both the old number
endorsed on the coupons and the
new number shown o nthe plates
on the car. z
In all our lives there is a time
when the need of helpful funeral
service arises. At such time our
facilities are available plus ev
ery means of thoughtful econ
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