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The Omaha Guide
A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER
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Editorial: The Emeny "of American Ideals”
HAREM QUEEN! The mad Marx Brothers were unanimous in crowning
Ruth Roman queen of the harem beauties in their new scream-comedy,
*‘A Night In Casablanca." Groucho, Harpo, and Chico star in "A Night
In Casablanca" und*r the producership of David L. Loew. It’s a United
HEFIRST LADY OF SONG ON
NEW YORKS FAMED SZ^ST,
AND THE HIGHEST PAIftBEGAN
HER SINGIN6 CAREER AT THE
Ata E OF 15, AT JERRY PRESTONS
L06 CABIN CLUB IN NEW YORK.
THE BALTIMORE BORN GIRL WAS
ESQUIRES TOP FEMALE VOCALIST
FOR 1944 AND 194S.HER RECORD
ING OF* LOVER MAN "AND
^STRANGE FRUIT"HAS SOLD
OVER A MILLION COPIES.
OF* RlCHMOWDjVA. k'J
^HE FIRST NEGRO
TO 6RADUATE FROM
THE NAVY MIDSHIPMANS)
SCHOOL AT COLUMBIA U., ANDTHE FIRST NEGRO
OFFICEttTO BE ASSIGNED TO A NAVY COMBAT
SHIP AS COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER. HIS SHIP
THE U.S.S.P.C.1264 WAS RECENTLY DE-COMMISSIONER
IC.W ».W lu. IWW ll«M
NAACP ENDORSES CANCER
WASHINGTON, D. C—A bill to
create government-sponsored cancer
FAMOUS civic leader and educator Channing Tobias chats j
with Andrei Gromyko, Soviet delegate to the United Nations i
Security Council, at a reception in Rockefeller Center, giv
en by the Greater New York Committee for Russian Relief
to launch an §8,000,000 drive for urgently needed medical
supplies to be sent to the Soviet Union. Dr. Tobias is a
member of the New York Executive Committee of the Rus
sian Relief Society. The young lady (center above) is Ron
nie Gleason, actively identified with young women’s civic
TPHE Chittison Trio, with Carl Powell on bass, Carl Lynch on guitar,
Herman Chittison at the piano, are featured with Lanny Ross and
Bvefyn Kiugbt on “The Lanny Ross Show,” heard nationwide over the
Colombia Broadcasting System, Monday through Friday, 7:00-7:15 PM,
SOT. _ ' -i——v w
THEY’LL NEVER DIE ?« Z(to*
BORN 1845 IN ALBANY
N.Y. OF A NEORO FATHER
AND AN INDIAN MOTHER*
OBERLIN COLLEG-E -
"PUTTERING-” WITH ART
IN SPARE TIME-AND
LATER OPENED A STUDIO
A BUST OF COL. ROBERT
(?. SHAW NETTED MONEY
FOR EUROPEAN STUDY'
IT WAS IN ROME THAT
EDMONIA DID HER /
A DIFFICULT FIELD/
cc.iirol program received the endorse
ment ot the NAACP at hearings held
by the House Committee on Foreign
HR. 4502 introduced by Congress
man Matthew M. Neely (D., W. Ya. )
would authorize the government to
spend $100,000,000 to mobilize “the
worls's outstanding experts, .in a sup
ieme effort to discover nesns of cur
ing and preventing cancer.”
In urging the Committee to take a
speedy action on the bill, *he NAACP i
-aid that the Federal government can
n • .ongci stand aloft while the dread i
dispute cancer ravages and snuffs out
tiiousands upon tiiousa tdo of lives each j
D. C. NAACP URGES INTERIOR
DEPT. INCLUDE NO-DISCRIMINA
TING CLAUSE IN CONTRACTS
WASHINGTON, D. fc.—Ir register
ing its opposition i'« opposition to the
control of Public Swimming Pools n,
Washngton bv the District of Columbia
Recreation P •”•'1. The D. C- Btanchj
NAACP ailed upon Seretary of the
Interior Julius A. Krug to retain Fed
eral control "r the oools and to in
\ elude a non-discrimation clause of all
I public facilities, it was revealed to
In a letter signed ' y Mr. George E.
C. Hayes, the Branch s'ated:
“This organization has recently op
posed the transfer of the Public Swim
ming Pools of Washington to the jur
isdiction of the District of Columbia
Recreation Dept. We are therefore
pleased to learn through Mr. Chapman
letter to us that these facilities will
continue under your department to be
managed under a contractual agree
ment with Government Servie, Inc.
“Our principal reason for opposing
the operation of the swimming pools
by the Recreation Board was that Bo
dy in 1945 enacted an administrative
regulation which perputuates and ex
' tends racial segregation in public re
creation facilities under its administr
“The Dept, of Interior holds public
)ind belonging to all people of the
nation, and it is our earnest hope that
under your administration safeguards
will be set up in all contracts cover
ing the management of such public
facilities guaranteeing their use by all
citizens without regard to race or col-1
DUKE ELLINGTON ENDORSES
LOCAL NAACP DRIVE
WASHINGTON, D. C.—Washington
bom Duke Ellington, national known
orchestra leader and composer, recent
ly said it with dollars as he gave his
endorsemest to the Washington branch
NAACP’s Membership Campaign for
15,000 members. Said ‘the Duke’ as he
presented a check for $100 to Branch
President George E. C. Hayes, “I have
a life membership with the National
NAACP Office, but since I am a native
Washingtonian, I wish to take out a
membership wth my local branch dur
ng its campaign’.
MARVA LOUIS COSMETIC
More than a thousand entrants have
already entered her cosmetic company
contest to receive a free trip with tic
kets to the Joe Louis-Billy Conn fight
at Yankee Stadium, June 19, Marva
Louis announced today.
She is giving the all-expenses paid
trip to New York to the person who
best names two new lipsticks she has
designed. There is no limit on the
number of names that may be sub
mitted Marva Louis said in the inter
view, but each name must be accom
panied by a letter of 25 words or less
telling why the name was selected.
Entries are to be sent to Marva Lou
is at 6 last Garfield Blvd.. Chicago.
1 before midnight of June 5, 1946. The
winners will be announced soon after.
Other prizes besides the trip to the
Lou:s-Conn fight include a second one
of $100 in cash; ten prizes of ten dol- !
lars each and twenty prizes of kits of
Ms-va Louis cosmetics.
• The former Mrs. Joe Louis expects
I to be at the Louis-Conn fight in ring
side seat herself. Following a success
ful singing tour of night clubs and the
, atres throughout the country she re
cently announced her establishment of
a national cosmetic firm known as the
Marva Louis Personalized Toiletries,
RAMS SIGft WOODY STRODE
LOS ANGELES, May 19—Signing oi
Woodrow Wilson Strode, veteran Nc
gro end from the University of Cali
fornia at Los Angeles and the Fourth
Air Force, was annouced today by the
world champion Los Angeles Rams of
the National Football League. Strode
played many seasons at a teammate of
Kenny Washington, recently signed by
the Rams, and as a team they formed
one of the great forward passing com
binations in Pacific Coast Football
history. Their most recent season toge
ther was last year when they played
with the Hollywood Bears.
NAACP URGES CONTINUATION j
OF OP A BEFORE SENATE COM. !
WASHINGTON, D. C—In a state
ment to the Senate Banking and Cur
rency Committe holding hearings on
the continuation of OPA, Leslie Perry
of the NAACP Washigton Bureau as
sailed the bill recently passed by the
House and declared that failure of the
Senate to pass a strong price control
law would be a signal injustice to the
Declaring that wages cannot hope
to keep up with the rising costs of li
ving if price controls are removed in
this year, the NAACCP said: , 1
“The Negro has a special interest in
this legislation because he knows that
when inflation sets in the low income
proup is always the first to be caught
in the vice jaws of constantly spiraling
prices and frozen wages, while it is
true that with the protection afforded
| by the President’s Committee on Fair
Employment Practices the Negro made
1 modest employment gains during the
war, there is evet -mounting evidence
that he is again being forced back in
to low paid, unskilled, insecure jobs
j =olely because of discriminatory ra
cial employment practices. The Con
gress refused to appropriate funds to
continue the Fair Employment Practice!
Commission beyond May 4, 1946, and1
having failed to enact legislation for a
nermanent FEPC, it is only reasonable
to assuce that this downward employ
ment trend for Negroes will continue.
In these circumstances, the failure of
the Congress to enact a strong price
control law is a signal injustice to the
PAUL T. WILLIAMS
Your Support trill be
Highly Appreciated on
Paul T. Williams, Repub
ican Candidate for State Rail
way Commissioner served 6
years in the United States
Army, therefore lie will know
something about how to meet
and work with all ex-service
Paul T. Williams is a resi
dent of York, Nebraska, —20
: years owner of Hotel Wil
liams at York, Nebraska.
This has given him a wide
acquaintance with Nebraska
citizens and their needs.
Paul T. Williams has had
17 years experience in Trans
portation Operation, there
fore he is qualified to serve
you as your State Railway
Paul T. W illiams served 12
years as Secretary of York
County Republican Commit
tee,— this qualifies him to
deal with all political issues
that may arise in his depart
ment as1 your State Railway
Paul T. W illiams is a past
State President of the Travel
ers’ Protective Association,—
member of Council 134 Unit
ed Comereial ' Travelers. A
imember of the K. of P.
Lodge, Elks Lodge, York Rite and Scottish Rite
Masons, and Shrine. A member of York Chamber of
Commerce and the Congregational Church.
• SPEAKING OF EDUCATION
Paul T. Williams has had extensive traveling exper
ience. He traveled through South America, Central
America and the West Indies Islands, from 1911 to
1920, as a commercial salesman, where it was necessary
to speak 4 languages.
A Business man and a Transportation man, for a
Transportation Job. A Vote for PAUL T. WILLIAMS
on June 11, for STATE RAILWAY COMMISSIONER, is
A Vote for SERVICES from a QUALIFIED CITIZEN
FOR THE JOB!
By H. W. Smith
800 persons were to arrive in the
US from Germany on May 13.
Six prison officials were expelled by j
the Civil Service Board of Lansing,1
Michigan May 11.
The Blackstone Theatre in Chicago
was sold for $50.22, May 11 ..taxes.
The Junior Patrol of Little Rock,
told one of the sheriffs at the Annual
meeting they had plenty of gas that
they syphoned from other cars.
A student pilot lost his teacher but
he landed the plane very safely near
San Antonia, Texas May 10.
Charles Gilbert of White Cloud.
Michigan confessed to the killing of
his wife and step daughter May 12.
Gen. MacArthur has denied that he
made a statement that he would aid
31 plane plant picketts were arrested
in Ft. Worth Texas May 11 for prote
sting the unloading of a car load of
All snow was shovelled from side
walks except in front of the City Hall
May 10 in a town in Connecticut.
x^^ ising Administrator Wyatt has
directed his staff to launch a four
hundred million dollar building mat
End of a freight embargo will per
mitt General Motors to remain open
and they will continue to operate.
One hundred monkeys frolicked in
NY for several hours Saturday, May
11. They invaded taverns, and fire
US Senate has extended the draft
to the first of July.
Strikers in Bloomington, 111., admit
stoning a train but deny and shooting
at all. They were charged with it but
they said the firing was done by war
vets guards who fired on the pickets.
President Truman denies any foreign
change is near. Attitude in Britain
and Russia unchanged, said he.
US Congress approves the probe of
one hundred million dollars surplus.
US Congress Appropriation Group
assails Interior Dept Budget and asks
a 50% cut for more efficient opera
Drivers of laundry trucks went out
t>n strike on Monday, May 13 in Kan
Coal Strike forced the Ford Motor
Company to shut down May 8.
The NAACP is"" asking for 2,000
! members in Omaha.
This Writer had the pleasure of
going on a trip to Kansas City over
the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Adam
Lee, May 10. Mr. Lee and he were the
guests of honor of Mr. Douglas Fer
guson at a Monarch Booster's Smoker
Saturday evening. A very interesting
speech was delivered and a tasty lunch
served. The colored fire department
was also visited. Sunday afternoon May
12 was spent by attending the baseball
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