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-1 -•is'' i ill 'Ji if rH' -4 jt 't HI '.a u Tlf FORUM fmMl. Itl3. by John Rim Biweekly, Friday Hiff Fwwi P«bli«hin| Co, It Dayton. Ohio »Mi AD«m« 2391 on $2.00 Year gi-t pJns»s matter lUiS. *t the I'uni OiTte* ft. M»id»r th« Aft of Con a, Hero's Part Wir Effort Though OPA -x CINCINNAT The part Negroes are playing in the war effort through OPA operation was stressed last Bight (Fridav) at a publu meeting in the Manst Hotel HDUa, by Miss Frances Harriet 1006 ChafM'l St.) Walnut Williams, Washington, I). C. Mis.1 Williams is Senior Consumer Relations Officer of the OPA National Informa tion Department, in Cincin nati adaresing Negro organ isations and groups. She was introduced by Mrs. Walter W. Harris, Information Aide of Cincinnati District OPA. Mihh Williams said in part: '"Price control, rent control and rationing are home front programs designed to protect all the people. Negroes parti cipate in them because they are vital to their welfare and to the welfare of the country. The degree of participation in various communities is deter mined by the interest and con cern Negroes have in prevent ing inflation. "In Cincinnati, they are serving a,« price panel associ ates. members and staff of Rationing Boards. In Husioti. Texas. Negro people are serv ing (trice associates. In St. I^ui, Negroes are worjfii^* MV »r lahor a^vi^ory comjn.itIn Cleveland they we rating as price panel a.ssia- tknuf. In Atlanta, Negro wo nen^twe'.thcir regular club! hours in preparation of yhp pinpr'iists so when thev go to! the stores they know the legal prices. In many other local ities they are working in Eiany capacities because it is! not only benefitting their poc-' ketbooks but helping to hold the line on prices at a time! when it would be very easv to! get out of line. "OJ?A welcomes the help of all those who have an interest in the program and want to help the job done. So we find Negro and white working together toward a common end, namely to make OPA controls work for all the peo ple." Miss Williams is an M.A. of the University nf Chicago in the field of political science and formerlv inter-racial edu cation secretary of the Na 'Xfaiting i Indianapolis re- c^ftlly. Mrs. Jessie C. Mapp of Cii^o fi?t FEATURES tional YWCA staff. Sunday she will be guest speaker at the morning serv ice of the Union Baptist Church, Richmond & Mound Streets at 11 :15 a. m. Immed iately following she will speak also at till' Calvary Methodist Church, Seventh 'and Smith Miss Williams in tour from Washington to various OPA districts who are anxious to have OPA programs reach the Negro population. Cadet Nurses Nurse Recruitment Orlve Sponsored by Sehenlev Din tillers Corporation New York-The makers of Schenloy products are running' in this issue, their first. of a sene.i ot advertisements for Negio nurse recruits. This series of advertisements is timed at getting sufficient Negro Cadet Nurses to help re..«-ve the acute shotage of nurses now existent. '1 his sponsor is more, than glad to be able to render this national service as they, and all of us are doing everything possible to put a speedy end to this corfliet and ease the suffering of war casualties as much as possible. CAJ)FT NT'HSE CORPS TUKILLFJ) The officials of the U. S. Cadet Nurse Corps and the War Advertising Council are both thrilled at. the support given them by SCHENLEY'S in this drive. The enlistment of Negro nurses will enable many trained and highly es- j\egro vlccV^ni t4d head^ of the educational oimmie^ion of the women's of the National Baptist convention, Inc., re eesved many courtesies as she spoke in behalf of the Nation al Txamxif sditaal U SftSi iff •, i 4 CHAPLAINS WIN COVETED AWARDS chaplains are taking their plac*« among the heroes to be decorated in this war for gallantry and outstanding servir#. Fir*t Negro member of the Chaplain Corps to receive the Legion of Merit 'is Chaplain (Captain) Charles H. Dubra (left), of Gulfport, Mies., jthe first American chaplain in Nevr Guinea. He was given the award, for outstanding services in the South Pacific in the period, April, ilt42 to March, 1944. Chaplain (Captain) James L. Jones (right) of 'Pallas, Texas, has received the Silver Star for gallantry under Are. at the Anaio beachhead. Italy, during January apd February, 1944. j(U. S. Army S jial Corps Photos.), Nashville. The photograph here shows son at a reception given in 4 1 y At" v A TOR FREEDOM ON ALL Le Monfrott OPTOMETRISTS i„ DR. N. U MOMIIKI OR. J. R. CIClSI.Mt l|M EiMilMd-dtiun WW Third St. HE 25S2 W A ..*v. Marshall A. Talley, Mrs. Ida Winston and Rev. S. C. Rich ards, Back Row: Mrs. Ora Lee Bailey, Mr. Houston McMan, honor of the Chicagoan. In Mrs. Willie Mae Johnson, the picture, left to right, front: Misses Eloise Pruitt. Berdie row: Mrs. Berdie Wilson, Miss i Pierce, Mrs. Lucy Williams Josephine Vincent, Miss Ber-. Miss lluby Bennett, Mesdnm*s nice Liggins. Mesdames Mar- (Lottie Anderson, Elvira Allen, shall A. Talley, Edna Martin, Mattie Collins, Charley Rhei, i U H. Gadui®, J. C. Mapp, Hw. i Ida Richmond and Adie Rob i f. •%f ii 1 1 FORUM .J sential nurses now engaged in diers. It is the hope of all of .apply ail this is one of otir civilian work to become active! us that an adequate number i-nost pressing needs of the in the care of wounded sol-1of prospective cadets will ipresent. On Sunday the formal dedi cation was held. Prof. It. A. Braxton, Assistant Principal, (&oi &sas,Foa RED 90X OVrtTMSR, A LAWVER, UA§ A or®A*E rsoM rne 3O3.0QNNE (NPaAJ®, AHQ EDITORIALS Elks Dedicate Tie Antler Room Special—Xenia, O. Im, pressive cexenionies marked ftttff 4 V lAMUA&ZS! ffl ffl ^co' ml, ex ItAiKi BACXSTCP, A0M:i-r£D fbm' 'OAfi IH WAS!ff^TtJN,D.C. 03N8S tiU3Wf wiA I KfeNTuCKy SOiOOi ee IW£ JECOWtNS AN fxrr? uczhm B4f ymS r-),. W V *. v- rif .. I A \Ow: Daughter Elks. In the absence of Hon.lJ. the formal ojxnmg and dedi- Fir.ley Wilson, Grand Exaltod cation of the new annex, "The Ruler of the Lodge. Dr. J. Au AntJer Room," of Iola Lodge hrey Lane Wilberforce, Ohio, No. 617, I. B. P. O. E. of W.,' «uiLe Director of Athletics 624 East Main Street, Xeuia, for the Klks of Ohio gave the Ohio. The room, modern Un formal dedication address, every detail, spacious and Music for the dedication eere beautifuliy decorated in the moiues was furnished by Latin American manner isrtli Prof. Henry Garcia, of the aiwwer a lodge and eoininuii- Muflk- Depari mem of Wilber ity need. On Saturday evening" toive Vmv^i it\ Dr. Milton Buddy Turner, local maestro, iacarbouruogh Jones Wa^Ut presented Jimmy "Popeyl,, *'aa Mastcr of Ceremonies. Maupin and his Harlem Swing review. The S.R.O. sign wasj »r 3ut of this initial show, which! LAST RITES FOR featured: Doug, The Rythmj MRS. MALIN 1)A CLARK Man.Dancer Lil Abner Gib- i son, featured vocalist, Rosa-1 Mrs. Malinda Clark, widow ie, swfiet singer of ballad#, of Thomas M. Clark, long time Pork Chops, comedian—who an Little Ethel "Queen of the 31ues" and Jimmy Thomp son's Band. "Pojwye" Maupin vns in rare from and kept the show jumping from start to finish. owner of a barber shop in •eally brought the house down downtown Dayton, died Fri- day at the home of her son in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mm. John O. Bailey in Colum bus, Ohio. She had operated the business known as Clark's Barber Shop since the death of her husband in 1912. Born in Wvthe County, Vir ginia, she had been a resident Dunbar School, Dayton, Ohio, of Dayton since 1888. She is was the orator of the day. i survived by an only daughter, Mrs. Ethel Prear, Past Daugh- Mrs. Bailey (nee Virginia ter Ruler, Abbie M. Temple, Clark) a former teacher in the 722, Dayton, Ohio and Mrs. Dayton Schools, and a score Marie Jackson, Vice Daugh- of nieces and nephews, ter Ruler, Aurora Temple No.! Funeral serivces were held 133. Xenia, Ohio extended Monday, July 31. at her late greeting on behalf of the residence, 451 W. 5th St., with ann^M^r Fflks. J. Warren Rev. H. Laurence McNeil offi Roberts, local Exalted Ruler ciat'rpf. Burhl was at Wood presented all visiting Elks and lard cemetery. S PORiS OUT OF ADAM'S HAT A ON re Weaver, a W^SHINSTON HURLER fAUSHT MAlUffK,AT»C8 AT THE UNIV. OF Vlft6»NIA. (Bursess 'EHEAD fORMfft 2NO MO TH£ OULY put tin* KAPPA (N -me •.'5 il. HS MAJORs— HAD AN Of 99 VTM A tWJfAPY QMS' '-a *. jtu*— i i *m*3h. Jp' 'u,v aitSssi «S*i" #,• Vv FRIDAY K O E N S .-A V .• HELP for CANNERS MEDICI! Nobody in Dayton Sclk Better Dri^s CARL A. f'CHMlDT 114 Weftt fth Sir Ml CMEMCAI& v .• -\r v- 'JH 'M i JtelftMod by U. 8. W*r of Publto R«l«tioo» *"WE ARE PROUD THAT YOU ARE FIGHTING FOR US."—Queen Elizabeth talks with 2t$f Lieut. James G. Bowman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Bowman, of 6520 Evans Avenue, Chicago,) as she visited in an American hospital somewhere In England. "All of you are so very brave andj we are so proud that you are fighting for us," she said. Lieut. Bowman, member of an Engine*? Service Regiment, was wounded heir Valognes, France.—U. 8, Army Signal €orps Photo.) sirrs FIRST TO TACKLTS TOIS JOlt Mrs/Kstdle VV. McKeh%!e, of 40«3 fining Oardon Stwet, 'PhiiixiclphiH, I'a., fU'Ht woman to be ciuployvd as a tractor driver hv the Philadelphia Qumtcrmastet Depot, hauls a load of woolon clolli to the warehouse. With a mother and father to support and wiir to help win, Mrs. McKcnzie quickly volutin* 'i cd fof the job when the opportunity presented itself. She served formerly as inspector of cloth ag. (Pholo by Philadelphia Q. M. Depot.) l»» U. S. War t'upiirtmeot. Uur«nu of J'uhllc Ko1»IUj»i» 1 jftjittfigiafei Th« "Conning Cllntc" of our Homo Service Ofvfslort wants to help you solve any of your canning problem* This year, it's most important that we can and prep serve as much food as possible, and the Clinic is abli and ready to give you the information and advice thai will help you Phone or write, and your question^ yriH be promptly answered. Nome Service DiviSffit THE CINCIHNATI GAS ft ELECTRIC CO, V .-^7 -u, s Msm ssiiis ACHING-STIFF-1 SORE MUSCLES For PROMPT rwlief—mb on ?.fum tfrole! Mm&i'Xi y t*. j» r* 4 V ir. V* uj-'• with this uv«idortul "coi ntT!"H-5ftKtT.W'T"actuallybring* fr.'sli Harm blood to achinf? muscle* i !ni(p hawk tip ioeal con gestion. 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