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By II. W. Smith
The Waiters Club at 240y Burdette
street, sponsored a very fine opening
on Tuesday evening August 1, and
it was a lovely affair and a very
beautiful program was rendered and
a very joyful evening for everyone.
The decorations were very exquisite
and we should give them a look-in
Omaha Qub waiters serving with
Hill Hotel waiters always on the
Pontenelle waiters going good at
Taxton Hotel waiters very muc'n
out ir. front on fine service.
Blackstone hotel waiters on the up
and go at all times.
RR boys serving and often working
Summer clubs going good and the
boys enjoying the good cool breezes
from the trees and grass.
Mr. Walter Jones formerly of
Omaha but now living in Desmoines,
Iowa, enjoying a three week vacation
visiting Rock Island and Chicago. Ill,
Milwaukee, Wis., Erie, Pa., and New
James Robinson’s family increased
from three to four and he is all smil
es although a little disappointed as
he had expected a boy and it is a
very fine girl.
King Yuen Cafe
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.Open from 2 p. m. Until 3t.ni
American & Chinese Dishes
Meet Your Friends
formerly Rabes Buffett
BEER & LIQUORS
“Always A Place to
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to us. 25c at all dnigglsts.
Mrs. Vervelle Dickinson, antique
doll dealer pleaded guilty in U. S.
District court in N. Y. Friday, July
28, of violating wartime censorship
code by sending messages to South
America. Judge S. S. Chandler set
August 14th for sentence.
American RR’s will be ready to
switch from east to west when the
war is over with Germany.
Labor officials of the RR. Brother
hood stated Friday July 28th, that
Sidney Hillman of the CIO is rais
ing a great slush fund to carry the
coming election. The union journal
stated that Hillman's group is like
ly to injure the Roosevelt-Truman
Two hundred Bishops, ministers
and laymen at a meeting in Chicago,
Friday, July 28 outlined a plan for
a crusade program for Christ.
U. S. Congress at the coming ses
sion will start deliberation on post
The U. S. Navy will make an in
vestigation of conditions at the Nav
al hospital at Camp Parks, Calif.
Drivers of old time horse drawn
cabs were absent from Central park
in New York Friday July 28 in pro
test against a change of cab rates.
An 18 year old girl of Popular,
Mont, killed a 400 pound bear with
a 22 rifle that had been killing her
U. S. Congressman Buffett’s tax
lift bill to small businesses with a
capital of less than $100,000 be ex
empted from taxes for three years
after they are established.
U. S. Congressman Hamilton Fish
of New York, may enter suit against
Maxwell Anderson for an article re
printed in a Nyack, N. Y. newspa
per, Saturday, July 29th.
Howard A. Cox was found dead
near Carter Lake Sunday July 30.—
he had been shot.
Texas Democrats about ready to
Chicago and Northwestern train
jumps the tracks entering the station
Read The Omaha Guide!
Lightning strikes and destroys a
river bridge at Chester, 111., Saturday
tiight, July 29th.
St. John’s AME. Church had good
success with the closing of the rally
last Sunday, July 30th.
Topeka district conference of the
Methodist Church opened Wednesday
August 2nd at Topeka, Kansas.
Oklahoma matches funds received
from the government and private
funds to fight forest fires.
The Democratic party is criticized
by Gov. Dewey for friction in the
Minnesota’s former governor H.
E. Stassen assistant to Chief of staff
to Admiral Halsey said in a speech
Sunday July 30 that men in the arm
ed services have a hard way to go.
We always notice there are a large
number of people who are very hard
to please and we always think if we
will look around at ourselves it
would enlighten us on many items.
When in Lincoln
Ice Cream Parlor
Located between 18th & 19th
on ‘P’ Street
"Music with your Refreshments"
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“Bowl for Health”
The Republican party stands for all
men up and no man down and we
truly hope people will keep in mind
and prepare themselves to be ready
to express themselves at the Novem
ber election as we all are looking for
ward to every voter to do theif~3uty
from a common sense way of think
SUPREME COURT WINNER
LEADS NEGRO VOTING IN
(Continued from page 1)
demanded that he leave the bootri.
One man in ejecting the photograph
er declared that he had purchased his
last copy of Life. The photographer
responded by snapping his picture for
publication in his magazine.
One of the most dramatic scenes
in the entire day's activities - was
when C. N. Love, political warhorse
of another day, was escorted to the
booth in precinct 30, and cast his
rote. Mr. Love, affectionately
known as Editor Love, founder of
the Texas Freeman, now merged with
the Informer, recalled days when he
regularly voted in all elections and
could include among his best friends,
mayors and legislators.
C. W. Lidstone, election judge at
Precinct 30, when asked if it would
be permissable for Mrs. Love to as
sist her aged husband in filling out
his ballot said he would personally
assist him for he had known the vet
eran editor for more than 50 years.
Editor Love filled his ballot out a
lone and did a magnificent job of it.
Mr. Lidstone said colored voting
at his precinct was heavy. He was
one of the most friendly judges thru
out the city and readily posed for a
picture with two colored voters.
Nowhere did violence occur. Elec
tion judges and their assistants were
courteous and many white voters who
were going to the polls at the same
time ttiat colored were displayed
friendly attitudes. One man who
was a candidate for office asked twi
reporters if they had voted right,
adding that to vote right was to vote
Negroes were on their bc:>t behav
ior, intelligently casting their votes de
-void of any arrogance. Early in the
day it was obvious that the special
deputies that Sheriff Neal Polk had
stationed at the polls would not be
needed. All Houstonians, v.hite and
colored, displayed an awareness that
Saturday’s historical occasion was an
other strong muscle in the arm of de- I
mocracy on display. |
No accurate number of coolred vot
es cast is available, but all agreed
that they reached high in the thous
COLUMNIST DENIES HE SAID
SPLIT IN NAACP IS
(Continued from page 1)
cf broader concern for the common
man ‘has sneaked up on the member
ship and that a break is sure to fol
low.’ It also compares the situation
to the Japs at Pearl Harbor. Nothing
could be more aflse or more vicious.
The philosophy of the NAACP is
created by its members. The NAA- i
CP is the largest dues-paying civil
rights oragnization in America,
white or black. It is responsible not
to any outside control, but to its
members. Those members want morc
and more activity for the common
man, not less.
“There is no split visible anywhere
in this association. At our Chicago
conference July 12-16, a certain hired
worker for a political party, who has
the backing of The Chicago Tribune,
tried in every way possible to create
dissension and disunity among the
delegates. Scores of Good Republic
ans were at the Chicago conference,
some of them very prominent in party
work in their sections. They said
nothing about splitting over political
activity. This was a pure invention
of this hired Negro henchman of a
political party, working hard to im
press his bosses and earn his pay
r’This man harangued delegates
outside the conference hall and tried
to conduct a poll, sampling less than
one-fifth of the registered delegates.
His activities became so obvious that
the delegates paid no attention to him
“Mr. Cayton, in the last line of his
telegram, has put his finger on the
sore spot. The arch conservatives,
both black and white, are alarmed
that Negroes in independent organiz
ations are thinking for themselves on
the issues as they affect the race,
without regard to political party lab
els. The Negroes who are hired by
these political conservatives are the
hatchet men for ijieir bosses. These
bosses hate to see Negroes talking a
bout housing and jobs and social se
curity, about the unity of the com
mon man of every race and color
and nationality. They hate to see
Negroes and organized labor working
together on common problems.
SHRAGO Ideal Groc.
20th and Clark Street
W e Carry a Complete Line of
Fresh Meats at a Reasonable
Price as We have No Butcher
USO SERVES WAR WORKERS
OF COAST INDUSTRIAL‘AREA
--v.vffiffifK- ■ v.<v.
1. K P treat—a group of convalescent sailors come to dinner of real home cooking which they help
prepare. 2. Renetta Rembert sketches a sister shipbuilder at weekly art class. 3 & 4. Sewing and
knitting classes at the USO-NCCS Club help women war workers relax after a hard day’s work in
II7AR Production workers in:
* ' Vallejo, California, one of the
largest shipbuilding centers in the
country, depend on the USO, j
member agency of the National!
War Fund, for many of the home
like pleasures and companion
ships which they could not other
wise enjoy in this gigantic
temporary industrial city. Val-1
lejo, once a quiet town adjacent
to the Mare Island Navy Yard,
has boomed in population and
shipbuilding activity since Pearl
d especially do Negro women
workers look to the USO-NCCS at
1209 Georgia Street, Vallejo, for |
leisure - time recreation and
friendships. This club serves as a
rendezvous after hours for the
majority of the 3,000 Negro
workers — mostly women — em
ployed in the city’s shipbuilding
industry. The club also serves
Negro members of the armed
forces stationed nearbv.
Arts and crafts, a well-attended
sketching program, cooking
classes, sewing groups, bingo
parties, “Mix ’N’ Mingle” hours,
Saturday night dances, Sunday
night songfests and community
sings are among the facets of the
club program. On Monday nights
women visiting the club have a
nourishing, home-cooked meal
there and spend the evening at
sports and other recreational
Recently the Women’s Indus
trial Organization, composed of
war workers from the Mare Island
Navy Yard, invited a group of 50
sailors wounded in the South
Pacific to be their guests for the
evening, including supper at the
Women war workers comprise
the majority of the 200 junior
and senior hostesses at the club,
maintained by the USO. They
not only attend the dances and
work with the director on special i
hobby groups, but also travel to
three of the largest camps and
naval bases nearby for post par
The USO which is financed by
contributions of Americans in
every town and hamlet through
out the country, through local
community war funds represent
ing the National War Fund, op
erates approximately 3,000 units
from Alaska to the Caribbean
and from Nova Scotia to Hawaii.
..(BY DAN GARDNER)
HEROES ACCEPT HOOD
LUMS, THUGS, ETC., AS
PART OF SOCIAL ORDER
WHILE RACE SUFFERS
There is an alarming growth of
hoodlumism among Negroes that
should command the attention of ail
thinking members of the group. And
the reason for such alarm is predicat
ed on the fact that hoodlums are
gaining ntaional recognition and plac
es of trust in the higher councils of
Negro life. Under the system of
ghetto-life into which 15,000 Negro
es are forced by existing custom and
tradition, we are getting so mixed up
in our social, economic and potiScal
affairs that the result cannot help
Bern being harmful.
Negroes, aside from the rope and
faggot of the Dixie lynch m ns, are
most afraid of crit'cism from the
white. We have been educated to a
high degree of sensitivity on this
score and consquently if a wait; per
son looks at us for over six se 'c i Is,
we feel uncomfortable and resent bn.
the latter depending on whether the
incident is NTo th or South .<1 the
Mason-Dixon I t e. When one Negro
acts out of line, we all feel it in some
way or another. When the whole
race can be criticized and held up to
public condemnation for its failure to
differentiate among its various ele
ments according to standards of de
cency and self-respect, the entire
group feels it the hard wav.
WHAT WE TRADE FOR
The whites are getting the idea
that we are most happy when we can
let racketeers and hoodlums have
full sway among us—especially if the
hoodlums and racketeers give us song
“The NAACP is the most promin
ent target these forces can find. It
is not ‘owned and controlled’ by any
bosses, any politicians, any rich men
who pull the strings. It is owned by
its dues-paying members. So, since
no inside bosses can tell it what to
do, the next best thing is to attack it
from the outside, to create suspicion
and disunity, to try to shut it up.
We shall continue on our course of
analyzing the issues of the day as
they affect Negroes, and of making
public the records of men in both
parties who fail to support the issues
vital to our progress as a race. The
conservatives and their hired stooges
don’t want this. They try to label
it ‘partisan politics.’ But we are not
intimidated. We rest solidly on our
membership and its wishe^.”
The Omaha Guide received the a
bove mentioned release', but refused
Io publish it.
and dance joints, whiskey joints, and
[ plenfy of loose titling which gets a ■
way under the ambiguous title of
‘ glamour.” The whites think, ar.d
perhaps rightly, that the Negro will
tolerate all such things if a mistaken
idc: of prosperity is allowed to flour
ish along with it. That is why our
better hotels and restaurants a e the
fiequent harbors of pimps, horse
players, petty crap shooters, good
tuners, prostitutes and other memb
ers of the underworld who can thrive
publicly only under a relaxation of
standards and tolerance of the com
munity in which they operate.
The hoodlum opens a night club, a
restaurant, or other public place oi
amusement. Our better elgjment (or
so-called better class of Negroes,)
bt eaks its collective neck runnin j in,
getting dubious thrills from rubb'ng
shoulders with pickpockets, lad!"s of
the evening, strong arm men and
ethers of low ilk and character. But
i'. is harder for a Negro to rub off
such contact than for a while ptrson.
1 he reason: Negroes h’ve almost on
top of one another in large chies such
*j New York, Chicago, Los Angeles,
Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington
and Newark. The honest, hard-work
ir.g, decent Negro family that believ
es in upright living, moves in an a
partment on the second floor and the
next week a house of prostitution is
i opened on the first floor and ltlflc
| can be done about it.
THL WHITES CAN SHAKE
The white person who in his night
lifing mingles with diversified ele
ments lives in restricted residential
zones where living conditions aie
highly individual and select. He can,
in a measure, shake the mud from his
feet and walk on the plush rug of
respectability without leaving foot
prints. The Negro cannot. Hi
church is located next to th>; pool
room. His high school is situated in
fsont of a house of ill-fame. His
g. ccery store also collects nuirbeis
or policy slips. His business men arc
constantly under fire 1o lower their
high standards to meet the poolroom
and routabouts competion ot the
black hoodlum. His daughters have
to wade through many pimps, prosti
tutes and procurers to get to school
and back home.
Police department in big cities
6have come to view tie situation as
one in which Negroes are getting
what they w in*. The cops then are
content to keep white ventures into
the unknown scene of Negro life
from harm, to protect the business
places of nightly absent white own
ers and give mere lip service t * the
protection of life. Hint and pr uerty
WOMAN to Sort Rags
Apply 320 Pierce St.
I of the Negro (len;z.-rs of such com
I munities and neighbo-hoods.
WHAT WE WANT SEEN
Witi wtite people t onstantlv em
peasizing in story, song and picture
toat the actual desiies of the great
mass of Negroes is only a lot of fur,
whiskey, and sex life, it is small
wonder that what we actually want
and strive for is buried almost com
pletely. The politicians manipulate
the strings to help the hoodlums get
in and keep in the saddle in Negro
communities. They do so vvi h the
fact always in mind that wha: pro
tset will be made will come -.00 late
to do any good. Thugs, hoodlums
prostitutes, and such iow elements
kept down many racial groups new r>
America for manv years, but suen
groups get rid of them to a certain
extent and thereby change public opin
ion about their desires and capacity
for recognition as actual parts of the
American bolv politic.
The Italian-Amer can had his ven
detta for years as well as his “Black
Hand” Mafia societies. He cot ;:<i
of them became the better element a
mong the Italians raised enough noise
to be heard. The Chinese-American
had his tong wr, his Black-Dragon
Societies, so farth. When threats
were made to demrt the Chinese-.Am
erican, he ec'.Tnn tied his tong killers
and other haodhim. .I'Ik. Iri-h-Am
erican got toi’ril of his lower e;e
Imentr. The American Keg-o ‘■trms
to be left alone \v:ch his.
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Get the Best in Quality at the
Phone WE. 4137
‘ THE HOME OF GOOD
FOODS AND HOME OF
Fresh Food, Strictly
—2116 North 24th—
Mr. E. Britt, Mgr.
Join the NAACP!;
Classified Ads Set Results*
Scrub Woman Wanted, part time
work. K. B. Ice Cream Co., 30th &
Cuming St., JAckson 5)580.
2 Rooms for Rent and garages, 2807
North 24th St., WE. 2217.
FOR SALE—Piano, solid oak dining
table and chairs, brass bed, complete,
and quilting frame. Other furniture.
WE. 6298, —2702 Decatur street.
WANT TO »*I1 V —
furniture of all kinds—dressers
/eds, end tables, chairs and chest
if drawers or complete home—
ipartment furnishings. Kettles anc
dishes. Sell us yours.
IDEAL Furniture Mart, 24th &
Lake Street—WE. 2224
& CLOTHING SHOP
BIG SALE—Overcoats, all sizes
Shoes, No Stamps; Ladies Dresses
Rugs, Beds, Gas Stoves and Oi
“We Buy and Sell’’ —
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THOMAS FUNERAL HOME
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Pile Sufferers Urged To Avoid
Hot Water and Kruschen Salts Before
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Here’s amazingly effective way to moist
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“easy” movements. Every morning for 5
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glass of not water to which one teaspoonful
of Kruschen Salts has been added. Bowel
contents become soft, moist, easier to expel.
No need to strain and thus risk painful
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Get Kruschen Salts at all drug stores
Over 245 million bottles sold in
the past 100 years—it must be good.
Wanted for essential
industry. Good Pay.
Omaha Paper Stock Co.
18th & Marcy
NORTH 24th STREET
1807 N. 24th St. WE-4240
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LOOK AT YOUH SHOES
Other People Do.
Burned, Wrecked or
Dilapidated Cars and
Trucks “Bring ’em in”
PARTS FOR CARS
CONSOLIDATED AUTO PARTS
2501 Coming St. Phone AT. 5656
Post-War Opportunity —
Income property reduc
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light apartment, always
rented. Ample closet and
yard space. Arched and
French doors, built in cab
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Garage, driveway, large
shade trees, large attic,
suitable for apartments.
Sorensen 2112 Miami St.
LAUNDRIES A CLEANERS
4401 North 24th WE. 6061
4324 North 24t.h WE. 10?}
formerly at 24th
aud Erskine St.
514 N. 16th ST.
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