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Walls ﬂ Fight For Permanent I'. E. P. C.
\\ 'c.\\\~\ \\\\\\\\\'\i!l/' ’7 77/3 7//, @ban' ﬂbwwb/iéntv » 51: ~— 4... .1 4K“. , \\\\\\//%:/;:,/ - _.... .. ...: d~ﬂewspam~rthe>ioéople feﬁi-fLaVaW4 wped :;.. VOL. XXVI" NO. 57 mat tho Agreement WMn-nd from left to right: Front Row, A. R. Blanchetto. Secretary-Treasurer. Winnipeg Division; Bennie Smith. and International Vice-Preci dent; A. Philip Milt. International President; \'. I. Cow-rd. Seaman-Treasurer. Montreal Division; Second Bow. 8. R. Lewis. Miami. Manual Division; v. i. Peep-no, President. Toronto Division; P. ’l‘. any, President, Wary Division; W. J. McLaughlin. Chairman of the Executivce Board. Vancouver. Division. (3“,, on p.” 3) RISING TIDE The Pacific Telephone and Tele graph Company in: hired two ad ditional workers in the Clerical Department. They are Mrs. Ber nice Taylor, a product of Seattle Public schools. and Miss Archie Mae Bender-bu oi Wiley College, Houston. Texas. SUPPORT THE 7tll WAR LOAN O so9§s§s “4w M W My O A complete stock of New and Used Records . . . from the incomparable Duke Ellington to the works of the ‘not so famous’ but latest swing ‘ﬁnd.’ Seattle's Lending Record Store offers you a complete stock of NEEDLES —:— SHEET MUSIC --—:— RECORDING SUPPLIES ——:—- CLASSIC RECORDINGS The World’s Finest Needle Capitol Sapphire P 1494 WP to 10,000 Recould BOSWELL REOORO SHOPS 19N- 3rd Ave. Across from the Bon Marche EL. 5468 Dean‘ E .Hart, Executive Secre-a tary of the Seattle Urban League. left Seattle May 24 for an exten sive tour of the Urban Leagues. going as far as Buffalo. N. Y. Mr. Hurt will attend the indus trial Secretaries Worknhop Con ference in Detroit. Mich.. return ing to Seattle June 10 with much Interesting material on poet-war employment. Only $2.50 2 Stores to Serve You Hrs. 10 urn—lo p.m. >4, IMMUTABLE LAW OF CAUSE AND EFFECT THE NEGRO IN MEXICO By DR. JOHN K. LARREMORE Vive Mexico! Land of enchant ing contrasts, of boundless oppor tunitiea‘. inhabited by a people who love personal ltFérty, and who are making Democracy a reality. and not a mere empty phrase. From the Rio Grande on the United States border to El Rio Suchtate on the Guatamalan bor der; from the arid iands’ot the North through the great fertile Central Mesa to the tropical Jun 703-05 Stewart Near Bus Depot MA, 9021 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON. C BARGAINS! BARGAINS! BARGAINS! . 100 Pct. WOOL SUITS, $lO T 0 $lB Cabardines, Serge, Tailored, and Dressmaker Styles 0 4M $39.00 an! $59.00 . HURRY! HURRY! We Must Be Out of the Store Soon 0 “ MAE’S DRESS SHOP _‘ Wedneldny. my 30. 1945 Price 6c Per Copy‘ Rev. Tollie L Caution Secretary Negro Work NEW YORK.—The Rev. Toiiie L. Caution. vicar of St. Luke's Church. New York City. will join the headquarters organization of the Episcopal Church on June 1. u secretary for Negro Work. auc oeeding the Rt. Rev. Bravid W. Harrie, recently consecrated to he Bilhop of Liberia, West Africa. He is married and has one lon, now an Aviation Cadet at Tuske gee institute, glee of the South a Negro may travel where he pleases. eat where he pleases. and stay where he pleases wlthout being insulted or made to feel that he is separated from the rest of humanity be cause of his color—the sole re ,qlm‘ment 711 good manners. is Msny whlte Amerlcans are puuled as to why they will be entertained by high class Mexi cans tn the saloons and the houses of prostitution. whlle the Negro American ls entertained In the homes of the people whose he meets the. tamlly and ls re garded as one of the l’amlly. This, according to rellable sources, is because the Mexican ls skeptical of the White Americans‘ brand of Democracy. dlstrusts the sin- (Continued on Page 4) Keep off Date: .I U N E 3rd Populnrity Contest featuring Coiffure & Fashion Show Sponsored by RUTH WHITESIDE BEAUTY CULTURE MISS ANITA BUTLER CROWNED QUEEN GIRL RES. ANNUAL SPRING FESTIVAL Miss Anita Butler won the hon or of being May Queen at the Im nusl Girl Reserve Spring Festival given May 5. 1946. This event was the largest in the history of Phyl lis Wheatly Girl Reserves in that a total such of $32.85 was raised by only three girls Who ran for May Queen. Miss Butler. the win ner, brought in 3108. Miss Vivian Mead 395.25, and Miss Winnlfred Morris $21.30. ' Miss Natalee Peters. May Queen for 11944. crowned Miss Butler. and presented her with a beautiful bouquet of red tulips and a gold compact. To the Queen's attend ants. Miss Mead and Miss Mor ris. orchids were presented. After the presentations. from her throne the Queen and her at tendants viewed a fashion show and were entertained with vocal selections by Ernestine Anderson. The Queen and her attendants express their sincere thanks to POST-WAR OPPORTUNITY Take advantage of our loss—we must sacriﬁce our very thriving business to go East shortly. This store, located on the busiest corner of this section of the city has shown a tremendous turnover of business and is steadily increasing. For quick action, we will dispose of entire equipment with living quarters completely furnished at a give away price. HURRY! THIS WON’T LAST LONG. Apply between 7 and 8 p. m. MAE’S DRESS SHOPPE 650 Jackson Street SE. 1365 VARIETY BOYS AND ET HELENE ‘ PERSONAL APPEARANCES AT BLACK-TAN Their ultra-modem four part vo cals “sweet and groovy" are de slgned to meet the approval of the critical listener and lover of music as well as' the “Julie-box" fan. Another feature of the Variety Boys and Ethelene is their own clever combination of the piano. electric guitar and clarinet . . . muted trumpet. clarinet (saxo phone), nnd guitar into duos and trios of unusual tonality—both soothing and exciting creating the effect of a considerably larger unit. Their programs include current popular hits. old favorites, Latin- American (rhumbaa. tangos. etc.), and plenty of “good or solid hep jive." This famous organization has been heard coast-to-coast on the airplanes. on Decca discs, and on scores of top-flight personal ap pearances, including such spots as Chicago's "Sky Club” and “Capitol Lounge." “Hotel Jefferson." Peoria. “Casa Loma Club." Flint. and the “Commodore Club." Detroit. The unit consists of the follow-I Wn-.-m.” Newest Patterns for E Spring and Summer , I «a» «u» I Full Line of I Men's Hosiery I Qmmn-«o-o-mgu Gilt-Edge Cleaners 8: Smart Shop 611 Jackson Street -:- SEnccc 9450 FLASH! VERY SPECIAL VICTORY DANCE VARIETY BOYS and ETHELENE Radio Entertainers Direct from Chicago Engngement Indefinite Cooks. Porters and Waiters Club, Black and Tan 4041/; 12th Avenue South For Reservations—CA. 9989 ' mm Dance ’ FAUROT’S HALL . 7 Monday, June 18 Anita lutler the community for their cooper-.- tion on this event. ing personnel and Instruments: 1. George Oldhnm. clarinet. saxo phone, baas, vocalist and manager, 2. Frank Rue. electric guitar and vocalist. 3. Harold Buecor bans, vocalist. arranger. 4. E‘helene Dlnsmore, piano and featured vo calist. Now playing at The Black and Tan. FLASH! FLASH! Negro Service Men’s Dance Schedule Sunday. June 10—At Ft. Leyla Service Camp No. 6. Bus leaves Victory Square 4:30 p. m. Sunday. June 17—At Ft. Law ton. Bus leave Victory Square at 8 p. m. Sunday. June 24—At Whldby Island. Bus leave Victory Square at 11:30 a. 1111. Leaves Whid by Island at 6:30 p. m. . Cluned and Blocked To Your lndividud Style “Ask Our Customers” nO---“ ANNA ARNOLD HEDGEMAN MAKES EARNET PLEA TO SAVE FEPC By E. I. R. More than 80 repreeontatlvee 01' 23 organizations heerd Mrs. Anne Arnold Hedgeman .executlve lec retary of the Netllonel Councll for a Pernonont Felt Employment Practice Committee, lehel hereel! “a sell muted whee-odor otl N. C. for FEPC” “burden her? soul In a. henrt to heert plee tor‘ the premtlon ot FEPC In a noon luncheon et the Y. M. C. A. Thur-deg . Helllng (mm the Sun Frencleeo Conference, Mrs. Hedgemen en tered Portlend with the speaking enugemente Sundey Ind tour Monday. She won upon-ored by the NAACP end United Council of Church Women of Portland. Oregon. Her etey In Portlend wee intel ligently releted by Mrs. Mary M, Dunc-n. n Portland' reporter for the Northwest Enterprise, lut week. Mrs. Hedgemnn. having no nu. tlonnl contact with Scuttle organ- Intlonn allied In her ﬁght for tol ounce. cune to Scottie unan nounced. Her story was xlven to held: of vnrloua organizations nnd at noon Thursday. Just four hours later, nppreclnble representntlves from 23 ornnlutlona relponded at a noondny luncheon. A DESERVING TRIBUTE TO ‘OUR’ MARY M. DUNCAN “Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark, unfathomed caves of oceans bear, Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its fragrance on the desert air." —GRAY. written word of commendation. (Continued on Page 3) PREJUDICE: OUR ‘ POSTWAR BATTLE (Concluded from last issue.) Job Discnmmatlon ‘ . . The ultimate stage 0! the sick ness known BB prejudice ls vio- COLORED REPUBLICANS T 0 REORGANIZE Mr. Charles M. Stokes, temporary chairman of the Progressive Republican Club of King County, requests all members and allied friends to meet at the Elks’ Club 6621/2 Jackson Street, Thursday, at 7:30 P. M. The purpose of the meet ng is to elect a permanent set of officials, and make such alignments as are nec essary to become an active factor in the party. All persons friendly to to cause are urged to par ticipate. CLEANERS & SMART SHOP 611 JACKSON STREET BEneca 9450 WU“----~---DM-MM 74.0-an Sm Expert Cleaning and Flnluhlng Han Cleaned and Blocked Repairing That Satlﬂlu Ladlu' Garment Alteration By Experienced Dressmaker- PROMPT AND COURTEOUS ATTENTION We Carry a Full Line of ARMY and NAVY ACCESSORIES With the afternoon reserved for Tacoma. the plea of many organ isations to remain for more en gagements were deferred to some future day—her schedule calling (or her departure Friday morning. Mrs. Hedgeman'a plea for the per petustton ot the FEPC met a most favorable response from the va rious organisation representatives and the speaker waa suured or sponaors as well as aid. Among the organizations hear ing the pleasing speaker were: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, NAACP, Christian Friends, U. M. Temple. University Unitarian Club, Y. M. C. A.. Urbnn League. P, S. Lodge. Ills, National Council of Jewish Women. Lawyers Guild. King County School. Pyramid Workers Alliance, N. W. Commission for Study. Org. of Peace and Chinese Club of Seattle. Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Mt. Zion Baptist Church. People's institu tional Baptist Church. Seattle Council of Church Women, Y. W. C. A.. Civil Liberties Committee. Before returning to Wuhlnxton. D. C.. by plane Friday morning, the visitor assured her newly won friends it would be a pleasure to return to Seattle in behalf of her min-lon. The inspiration of this sketch at this glorious sea son is none other than one whom We know as Mary M. Duncan, a citizen of Port land, outstanding because of the multiciplicity of tasks committed to her care. We discover in life, and in our local communities, that the stelfar service ren dered that may be traced to one who humbly serves, said services that may be measured in worthwhile ac complishments are casually accepted without any thought of the spoken or Hence. It may take the form oi hoodlumism. vigilante action or terror. Recent incidents directed at Negroes. Jews. Japanese, Mex icans and Filipinos have a clear relationship with the Nazi philos~ ophy of hate; the difference is only in degree. Hue Mangers Use Nut Method Feeding these fires of discord (Continued on Page 4)