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ST. JOHNS A.M.E. CHURCH
22nd and Willis Ave.
Reverend E. B. Childress
Mason Devereaux Jr., reporter
Over twelve hundred members and
friends on Sunday April 13, 1947
heard our pastor proclaim in his Pre
Dedicatory Sermon at 10:45 a.m. of
the churches main auditorium of wor
ship that if a man walks with God,
God will make that man a big per
son, that there is no neutrality in the
Kingdom of God, for a man is either
with God or against Him, that th*
type of Christianity that man should
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possess today should be so that he
can use it for the advancement of
mankind and God’s kingdom here on
earth. His subject was A Provision
Reverend J. B. Brooks said at the
3:30 services to the members of St.
Johns that this victory has been
achieved through tears, heartsvhrd,
sacrifices, and faith in God. He laur
eled those faith one’s who so long
toiled for this day. He paid tribute to
those who were called to their reward
before they were able to witness this
great day that they too gave so much
to the realization of. His subject be
ing The Dawn of A New Day and his
text taken from Jeremiah 4 chapter
At the 7:30 p.m. service Reverend
F. C. Williams of the Zion Baptist
Church and his congregation came
over 100% strong and worshipped
with us. Reverend C. C. Reynolds of
Clair Chapel congregation was with
The Reverend John Adams Sr. de
livered the sermon. He gave as his
introduction the history of the A. M.
E. Church and heaped laurels of
praise upon the Reverend F. C. Wil
liams and his congregation for its
broadmindedness and unselfishness.
Reverend E. B. Childress and Mrs.
Childress came in for generous praise
for the excellent leadership shown in
the direction of the program of St.
Johns the past year and a half. His
sermon was from Genesis 49 chapter
When Rev. Williams was called
upon to say a few remarks after the
sermon, he had this to say, “If one
wants friends, he or she must first
show him or herself friendly.”
Bro. P. Baugh presented $120.00 to
the trustees to be applied on the Ham
mond Electric Organ the choir is pur
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The Every-ready Club. President
Mrs. R. C Price and members are
zealously preparing for their Fashion
Preview on Monday night April 28,
1947 at 8 p.m. Members and friends
are urged by the Officers and Pastor
of St. John’s not to forget these ladies
in this their presentation date April
28th day Mon., time 8:00 p.m. and
the place St. John’s Church.
Let us pray for the sick throughout
the week whoever they may be or
wherever they may be.
Have you enrolled in the Century
Club? If not why not do so today, for
he who puts off tomorrow what he
can do today may never live to see
the dawn of another day. He who
heeds this urgent appeal and acts
without delay shall find that money so
donated is saved especially when so
contributed to the furtherance of the
God’s Kingdom here on earth, so let’s
not hesitate, join today! ,
There are memberships opened in
the 75, 50, 40, 25, or what-so-ever
you can give club.
Let who-ever-will Give Now!, for
there is still much yet to be done be
fore we can have Our Dedication
Service which will be one week in
length. A Service which will include
all our fellow churches of all denomi
nations and all creeds.
Youth for Christ Young People de
sires and invites the participation in
their activities every Saturday eve
ning from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the
cnurcn you ana your tnenas. loung
People come out and be a part of
this wide awake Christian organization.
The Officers’ (Steward, Stewardess
Senior and Junior, Deaconess, Trus
tees, Pastor and wife Reverend and
Mrs. Childress, and members of St.
Johns sincerely thank our many
friends, fellow churches, out-of-town
guest that attended any or all of our
Pre-Dedicatory Services Sunday April
13, 1947 for their overwhelming pres
ent. We say to you your warm fellow
ship was cordially and heartily wel
come by us. It has as in the past given
us inspiration to continue to go foi
ward, onward, upward, in our pro
gram for a bigger, better, greater St.
fohn’s in Omaha for our children, our
immunity, our God the Father and
he Son Jesus Christ spiritually and
Mothers send your children to Sun
lay school every Sunday morning at
):30 a.m. Attend our morning services
it 10:45 a.m. Evening Services at
:30 p.m. Visitors and friends are al
ways welcome at St. John’s the friend
V church at 22nd and Willis Ave.
lome worship with us, won’t you?
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G. Harold Bundy, Minister
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Sunday mornings: 11:00 o’clock to
1:00, at the Near North Side Y. M.
“Come with us and we will do the
DOCTOR J. W. BEHNKEN ON
LUTHERAN HOUR APRIL 20
On Sunday, April 20, Bringing
Christ to the Nations, the Interna
tional Lutheran Hour, will broadcast
a special Centennial program in com
memoration of the Centennial of the
Missouri Synod of the Lutheran
Church. The Lutheran Laymen’s
League, sponsor of the broadcast, is
in organization of laymen within the
The special Centennial address for
he day will be delivered by the Rev
erend Doctor John W. Behnken, Pres
ident of the Church body.
Doctor Behnken is no stranger to
the Lutheran Hour radio audience,
Waving appeared as summer guest
imroufeii a pious life
md by a rational use of
the Psalms, you may ob
ain the grace of God,
the favor of Princes, and
he love of your fellow
•nan," says the author.
Here are some of the
amazing things he tells
you about: Pslam to re
ceive Instruction or In
’salm to escape danger. Psalm to be
> ne safe from Enemies. Psalm to
receive GOOD after committing a
eavy sin. Psalm to make you fortuu
ite in everything you try to do.
f’slam to free yourself from Evil Spir
its. Pslam to make peace between
Vlan and Wife.
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speaker during the past four seasons.
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of applicants for admission in order to
facilitate discrimination against Ne
groes, Jews and other minority
groups, Dr. Stephen S. Wise, Presi
dent of the American Jewish Con
gress, wrote to Chancellor S. P. Ca
pen, President of the Association of
Colleges and Universities of State of
New York, suggesting that the mem
bers of the association cease to re
quest photographs from prospective
Dr. Wise enclosed with his letter a
report by Dr. Stuart W. Cook, Direc
tor of the Commission on Community
Inter-relations of the American Jew
ish Congress, presenting conclusive
scientific evidence that it is impossible
to judge intelligence, personality
traits or academic aptitude by photo
graphs. Dr. Cook pointed out that in
, most cases the judges who attempted
to determine intelligence from photo
graphs did little better than when
they shuffled the pictures blindfolded.
“Since it is naive to believe,” Dr.
Wise wrote, “that the ranking educa
tors of the colleges and universities of
New York are unaware of the lack of
correlation between intelligence, per
sonality traits or academic aptitude
and judgments of such qualities based
on photographs, we wonder whether
the colleges and universities which re
quire the submission of a photograph
with an application for admission are
using such photographs for the pur
pose of weeding out Negro appli
cants; or for the purpose described by
Dr. Charles O. Warren of Cornell
Medical School when he testified on
October 7, 1946 before the Special
Investigating Committee of the Coun
cil of the City of New York, that the
members of the Admissions Commit
tee of the medical school used the
photograph of the applicant to ‘make
a guess’ as to his religion.”
Dr. Wise concluded: “It is apparent
that any need which the colleges or
universities may have for photographs
of their students for identification pur
poses could be satisfied by requiring
accepted applicants to supply such
photographs when registering at the
college or university.
“Since Section 40 of the Civil
Rights Law prohibits discrimination
in colleges and universities because of
j race, creed, color or national origin,
and since the State Commission
Against Discrimination has ruled that'
requiring an applicant for employ
ment to submit a photograph is un
lawful under Section 131 (3) of the
Executive Law (Law Against 'Dis
crimination), we are calling upon you
to suggest to the member schools of
i your association that they cease to re
quest that candidates for admission
submit photographs at the time of
filing their application forms.”
The eighteen New York State col
I leges with enrollment of 500 or more
which, according to a study made by
Action of the American Jewish Con
Hillside Presbyterian services are'
being held at the Sharon Seventh
Day Adventist Church, 2760 Lake
Street every Sunday morning at 11:00
a. m. We ask all members and friends
to be present for a wonderful sermon
from our own Rev. Charles E. Tyler.
Good music by the choir.
Thelma Newte, Reporter.
The Executive board of Omaha
Council of Colored Women met at
the home of the President, Mrs. C.
Haynes, N. 28th Avenue, Tuesday
April 1. After a lovely luncheon was
served plans were made for the reg
ular monthly meeting April 23rd, at
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 24th and
Ohio St., 10:00 to 3:00 p. m. Theme
for the day “Pioneering in Under
standing and Cooperation.”
Morning Devotional Leader: Mrs.
| Speaker: Rev. M. C. Williams, Pas
j tor of Bethel Baptist Church,
j Soloist: Mrs. Merriam.
Informal Luncheon — bring your
lunch. Coffee will be served by the
Afternoon Devotional Leader: Mrs.
F. E. Goodlet.
Soloist: Mrs. M. Robinson.
Speaker: Mrs. S. Palmer of W. T.
We are hoping each church of the
city will be well represented at this
Mrs. C. Haynes, Pres.
Mrs. L. Cooks, Reporter.
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343 2nd St. N. E., Paris, Texas.
Survivors include a daughter^ Mrs.
Carrie Ford of Paris, Texas, two sons,
E. W. and E. A. Killingsworth of
Omaha, Nebr., and a granddaughter,
Carrie Mae Killingsworth of Paris,
Funeral services will be Thursday
April 17, at 2 p. m.
Mrs. Anna McCowan, 64 years,
2234 Lake Street, died Sunday April
13th at a local hospital. She had been
a resident of Omaha 24 years. Mrs.
McCowan was a member of Zion Bap
tist Church, the Hubenette Club,
Cherokee Temple No. 223, Past
Daughter Ruler’s Council, Drill Team
and the Chorus Ensemble. Mrs. Mc
Cowan was a faithful worker in her
church and lodge. She is survived by
a daughter, Mrs. Goldie Downing,
son Mr. Charles M. Bratton, both of
Omaha, brother, Mr. George Kelley,
Atchison, Kansas, grandchildren and
other relatives. The body lay in state
at Thomas Mortuary until the funeral
hour. Services were held Wednesday
afternoon from Zion Baptist Church
'with Rev. F. C. Williams officiating
(assisted by Rev. Charles Favors, Rev.
J Chris Adams, Cherokee Temple No.
j 223 in charge of the fraternal rites.
Pallbearers were members of the
church and the Elks Lodge burial at
Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Morris Preston, 60, 1706 No.
24th Street died at a local hospital.
He had been a resident of Omaha
over ten years. Services were held
Wednesday morning from Thomas
Mortuary with Rev. F. K. Johnson
officiating with burial at Mount Hope
By H. W. Smith, Ha. 0800
ivnss ramcna scnmicit a dancer ad
mitted she accidentally shot John Les
terman of Illinois, a lawyer on his
yacht in Havanna. He died April 13,
the chief of police of Havana says he
obtained a written confession from
World’s heavyweight prize fighter
Joe Louis and Ex Champion Jack
Dempsey meet and shake hands in
crashed to his death Sunday, April 13
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Paul Robeson said in an interview
in Omaha that he was against the
spread of U.S. Democracy.
Police in Grand Rapids, Mich, ar
rested a minister in a liquor raid. He
President Truman arrived in Wash
Ed Wyren, veteran airplane flier
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By Eric Haas, for Calvin’s News
President Truman says that to "save
democracy” thi scountry has got to
send money, guns and military mis
sions to prop up the corrupt and fas
cists governments of Greece and
In my husble opinion, this is a
screwy way to “save democracy.” It s
like “saving souls” by encouraging
sinfulness and vice.
Of course, Mr. Truman says it’s
"democracy*’ that must be saved
strictly for propaganda purposes.
What he and Mr. Vandenburg and
the American plunderbund want saved
are the material, political and strate
gic interests of Anglo-American capi
talism. And the ogre they want to
save tnese interests trom is nu»uu
So, let’s keep straight on this. The
United States is stepping into Britain’s
shoes as the world’s number-one, club
swinging cop, not to “save democ
' racy,” but to keep Russia out of the
^ Mediterranean, to protect the Middle
East oil concessions of Standard Oil,
and otherwise to expand and enhance
American imperialist interests.
This represents a new and perilous
course for American foreign policy,
and one that is loaded with portents.
It will, of course, not end with Greece
and Turkey. Britain has several “com
mitments” which has present anemic
condition will compel her to relin
quish, and, as she does relinquish
them, the United States will take
over. Militarism will flourish under
this policy as though in a hothouse.
I From a nation which for generations
has represented the civiliing influence
^of independence, the United States
t bids fair to become the symbol of
' imperialism and aggression.
To examine just one of the portents
of the Truman policy, let us suppose
that the dreams of American capital
ism are fulfilled and the present cen
tury becomes in fact “the American
century.” How would this affect the
One effect would surely be to cre
ate further divisions in labor s ranks.
In the words of Lonin, “Imperialism
has the tendency to create privileged
sections even among the workers, and
to separate them from the main pro
letarian masses.” Such privileged sec
tions easily succumb to the spirit of
spread-eagle aggressiveness. These be
come, in turn, the evangels of the
philosophy that Americans are the
earth’s “chosen people” — WHITE
Americans, that is—and that it is the
country’s “manifest destiny” to police
Make no mistake about it! A sharp
rise in nationalist prejudice would in
evitably be accompanied by a rise in
racial prejudice. And the conviction
that it is moral and democratic to
kick folks around in other lands will
certainly not help to discourage the
lynch spirit at home.
The familiar argument is. of course,
that if America doesn’t move into
Greece and Turkey with money, tech
nicians and military missions, the Sta
linists klil take over and institute a
one-party dictatorship. I agree. Like
American imperialism, Russian im
perialism is on the march. What I do
NOT agree with is the conclusion that
the only alternative to allowing Soviet
Russia to expand is for the United
States to take over Britain’s old job
of policing her empire.
We must all of us understand that
this knotty problem is one ot many
produced by a social system in disso
lution. If wre understand this, then we
will perceive immediately that it has
no real solution within the capitalist
system. And that what is urgently
needed in this country is for the work
ers to put an end to the deadly game
of imperialist grab by taking matters
out of the hands of the labor-skinning
class and building a workers’ indus
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