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Democracy Not Real As Long AsMob
Rides' Senate Leader Is Reminded
Barkley Urged To
Act On Mob Bill
NEW YORK—(SNS)—lnsisting that the Senate Ma
jority Leader call up the Anti-lynching bill at once, now
that most of the legislation for national defense hus bee
<1: I--(I of," Walter White, secretary of the NatM’iia As
si- at ion for the Advancement of Colored People, tdul sen
ator Barkley this week that we cannot make, democracy a
reality in America "as long as the mob r.des.
Buster Walker and Elisha Davk®.
the latter, father of seven children,
both of whom were forced to flee
their homes. "The lynching and
subsequent terrorizing of Negro
citizens who sought the right to
. vote in Brownsville was given im
petus by the continued refusal of
. Barkley t> call up the Anti-lynch
> Ing bill," White said.
Calling upon the Senate Majori
’ ty Leader to rally all the admin
istration forces behind the bill, to
1 get action immediately. White con
cluded:
• ' "We therefore again request you,
a < Majority Leader, to call up the
‘ Anti lynching bill now that most
< f the legislation for national de
'' sense has been disposed f. and
i istrat’on b« put forth to the end
. that this bill be passed bv the Seh
. ate before Congress adjourns."
Whites statement was contained
i. i. e.i sent t > Barkley Septcrn- 1
b< the day folowing the death i
ut :■ ;n-old Austin Callaway if
L. i i I< . Georgia. ‘he sixth
lx . nt ng victim this year.
tee.' the N. A. A C. F
pc, . v said, "that it is impor
t. ■ tu protect America from the
si t of racial bigotry and mob
b .f the methods used by to
talitarian powerg and particularly,
■ '. i of Nazi Germany, but while ■
are building ships, planes, and
1 a? tins to keep Hitler out. it is im
per.itsrc that at the same time we :
make democracy a reality in the |
U: ed States and that cannot be
d i'o as long as the mob still rides."
The letter pointed to the terror
Er >wnsville, Tennessee, resulting in
tiic lynching of Elbert Williams,
and the tragitf status of the Bev.
OiflSSI
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Sena all itteri tot ABBE WALLACE, care of Tl.fi SCOTT
SY * ,nrC * Tß - Ng Auburn Avenue. Atlanta, f i
]»>■>■> the best 3 ni„kje a change of Jobs since
thins J '"s' re? , I this trouble has come up?
, Ans; Don't do U. Stick right to
your work for you have advanced
i considerably in the last five years.
I The trouble that arose doesn't as-
; , your boss. You should be loyal to j
1 ! the whole firm and not to just one i
L. M. E. -I am planning on buy ,
Ing some property and wonder 1!
’ j I will be successful and is that the!
I' thing for me to do?
1 Ans: Very good judgment shown
ilon your part I am sure that
xou won't have any diifiiulty at
all buying the properly.
I
i J. O. .1. -Was this boy's mother <
I tolling the truth about what her
,} son said about marrying me?
Ans: The mother was truthful
but that doesn't spell a thing
Ihe buy himself ci rla’lnly hasn't
proposed marriage to you. Don't
get the big head tile mother
would like you for a daughter, bu
it will be sonic time before the son
■ oinmlts himself.
j v. B. H.—should I leave my
' husband or give him another |
chance? I love him but T can't
stand this Will he get a job and go
to work or will he remain on ac
count as he ha<j been the nine
, months wo have been married? '
Ans: 1 «rem to think that If yoi
i'fl him. or made him leave that I
would d<> him good. Toll him ilia’
yOU low bun iiid Wilt 11 i-" 1
job and wants Io do the righ.
ihing ‘ou will he waiting for hin.
By takng a step of this kind, u
might make a num of him and I e
is getting nowhere fast at the pre •
I <nt llinc.
C. H. B —Please tell me 11 mj
’ grandmother is going to get tin
Job that she is expecting?
Ans: she sure is. You can't
keep anyone as keen ami Indus
' irioui as your grandmother down
very long. It won't he but lt short
I lime until she Is on her feet again
■ :iud doing well. Young man, give
I her all the help that you can for
she deserves It.
be <to darn*slow atoftt 11. AU three
of you sinters have been without a ;
regular job since Muy. A day here ,
Mild another somewhere else. That I
isn't working. Go to the employ- |
Went agencies and register .. . get ,
out and look for work. too. Vuii
.an all find regular jobs if you
onlv try.
L. 0.-—I fell in love with a .nan 1
and want to know if he mean j
Ans: No, I donh* I'. If he had
loved you, he would answer the 1
many letters you send him. As soon I
as you left Florida, he had forgot
ten you entirely.
M. C. D ' married ut 18 anct I
my Ute is miserable He is in ill '
health and l wish to know 11 i'
wold be the best thing for me to i
leave him?
Ans: Tbii made a bargain to
take your husband for “bttter or
worse" and now that he a down
and out. ill in health, you /eel that
you want to leave him. Aon'l do
it Buck up. Ik ?w<ur pride
and make ,Jj r your prob
his feet again still feel that
yon want your ■ tom get a
beauty
tt ■! 1"' Begins
.Lima
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that you ran with lvhu ( s'pp. . tflr Ea-e
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THE ARKANSAS WORLD, LITTLE ROCK. ARKANSAS
DARK HUMOR By Ray Wills
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BATTLE COLUMN
Material contained in this column Is released each vc-kk by the re- ’
spective publicity offices of the two major parlies and is publishcit
herewith as a matter of public interest. Publication of these articles
does not necessarily mean that this newspaper subscribes to the views
| presented and they should not be construed a slhis publication's p.ditl '
‘ Say The Demos
' MR. WILLKIE FAVORS THE |
DRAFT FOR MEN BUT OB
JECTS TO REGULATION OF
I WEALTH.
I RUSHVILLE. Ind.—Republi
can presidential candidates Wen- I
dell Willkie lias gone on record
as being bitterly opposed to any
kind of regulation of wealth, let
i alone its conscription. He vig- |
orously threw the weight of his i
party leadership Into the fight |
lie launched against the Russell-
Overton amendment, to the selec- I
five military service hill, which
would giv c the nation's chief exe
cutive the right to take over in
dustrial plants that were 'laying .
down' <>r were non-cooperative in
the re-armuinent program.
The GOP standard bearer in a
press conference held on the [
porch of the house <>n North liar- 1
risen Stree', said that the Burke- '
Wadsworth bill for selective serv- j
ice was, "the most democratic
way of creating an urmy. But I
there was he said, no such tiling |
as "conscription of wealth. He
pointedly stak’d that the selection ,
of men for military service was
vastly and fundamently different I
from the proposal to take over |
i industrial plants when-ever dis- .
agreement arose between the '
> owners and operators of such es
. taldisliments and the federal uu-
Many astute |«>ritical leaders.
I believe that Mr. Willkie fell into r
a very cleverly set trap and is
. going to have a hard lime squur
h himself with the working !
classes. They reason that the bill i
did not cull for conscription of ’
, the conscription of men but not !
r that of wealth. Or, in other
( words, that lie is the rich mun'-
. champion.
’ This exp<>.'tire of the Willkie
. brand of lilieridisni and fair play,
they argue, is going to cost him
1 the labor vote and most certainly
the Negro vote which lias very
J 1 few millionaires and no outstand
. Ing commercial plants.
It would virtually throw tho
'. Negroes hack into slavery again.
1 Republicans were dismay
’ ed with Mr. Willkie’s discourse on
the two highly controversial
1 points. But their chagrin was
somewhat, overcome when they
were advised that 'capital' would
1 lake care of the situation and ,
that it was necessary to appease ||
the cßpitalist in order that the i.
'faithful •"■".ld be taken cure of
into its program in a big way. [I
I "There <• n total of ihPrt No I
Igrocs employed hy (' and S out II
of ■ total of i 1,058 employed I
which means that k.B percent of I
all tho workcri employed by Com- I
monwealth and Southern are No- I
I
cal policy.
k sayihe gop
NEW YORK ClTY—Francis |
E. Rivera returned hero from |
Rushville, Ind., and Chicago fill- i
cd with enthusiastic udmilratlon |
for Wendell Willkie, Republican
candidate for President. He had
spent over an hour with the can
didate. At the same time Mr. ■
Rivers gave out figures proving 1
beyond a doubt that the New i
Deals Tennessee Valley Authori- |
ty was more discriminatory in
its Negro labor policy than any
1 of the companies of the Cornmon
| wealth aml Soul hei u ('"i poi at ior.
i of which Mr. Willkie was former-
"Mr. Willkie stands for pre
serving the American way—for
allowing private enterprise to re
cover our prosperity rather than
leaving it to government activi
ty. Where does the Negro stand
th better chance to be integrated
as a worker into America’s great
productive enterprises'.’ Let's
comparo on the record how the
Negro has fared us between a
great private industrial corpora
tion as employer and the largest
government industrial unit."
"We therefore take the two
units which in their hidustria'
and political significance must
embmly and represent the two
conflicting ideas of what Ameri
ca should be. I refer to the Com-
I monwealtli and Southern of
which our distinguished Republi
' , an candidate was the President
and the Tennessee \nlley au
thority which Mr Roosevelt
deems the most significant part
citizen was fared in employmen'
with the TV A: Negroes form ar.
’ insignificant percentage of the
total number of workers on TVA
<nd even those few lire permit
ted only work ns unskilled labor
l - rs ; Negroes are not Included In
I the very elaborate educational
program of TVA. a program by
which TVA seeks to instruct the
white residents of that urea as
to how to make an intelligent
living combining industry and
agriculture: nor does TVA per- ,
mit Negroes to live in the model
town of Norris, Tennessee, de
signed to house the permanent
forces nt Norris Dam; for such
exclusion and discrimination of
Negroes by this vast government
enterprise the TVA authorities
get into the piogram-'-
.■ • t trit!
tier, has treated this -.-. utter es
greatest concern to the Negro,
namely: haw can ho became gain
I fully employed in America's pro- I
I ductive life; how can r< g< t off
I the 'reservntolns' of relief rolls;
j how have a chance for an Inter
, e ting and progressing career. |
The Common'-xalth and Southern
Uuge Statin l of the Savior to Plead
Por Tolerance From a Texas Hilltop
A .
In a world filled with strife and
sorrow, the Most Rev. A. J. Schuler,
bishop of the Roman Catholic di
ocese of El Paso, Texas, has dedi-
n
Bishop Schuler
Reelect
History
Officers
Insist $3,000
Salary Be Paid
Dr. Woodson
By HERBERT NELSON
I CHICAGO— 'AN !•>— All officers
[ of the Association for the Study of
Negro Life and History were re-
I elected Monday morning at the
I business session of the 25th anni
| versary convention which started
here Friday. At the same time, of
ficers of the organization insisted
| 'hat the $3,000 annual salary dur
i Dr. Carter G Woodson as director
' cf research be paid him by check
i oven though he does' return it to
; th ■ organization for operating ex
i ponses.
1 Columbus. Ohio, was chosen a?
•he place for the 1941 convention
I to be held late in October or carl'
in November.
Officers of the organization re
{ elected for another year, in addi
. ticn to Dr. Woodson are:
I Mary McLeod Bethune, ptesl-
J dent: L. R. Mehllnger, secrelary
| treasurer; executlvt council, Mrs.
Bethune. Mr. Mehlingcr. Charles
Wesley. Washington, D. C.; John
M G: M ly Vn n.ia state College;
Lucy Hurth Smith. Lexington.
Kentucky; Evarts B. Greene. New
| York Cit\; Joseph J. Rhodes. Bish-
I op College; John C. Bruce, Wash
ington; W. R. Banks, Prairie View
1 State College; Alexander L. Jack
son. Chicago; A. M. Schlesinger.
' Harvard University; Bishop R. A-
Carter, Chicago, A. A. Taylor, Fisk
University and H Council Tren
holm, Alabama slate Teachers col
lege.
of tolerance to all the world.
"I believe that my mission will
have been well filled if, in the de
clining years of my life, I can do a
little to increase the spirit of tol
erance in this troubled world and to
aid, to some extent at least, in do
ing something to combat the spread
of propaganda of the ‘isms’ that
tear down civilization. With this
in mind 1 hope to dedicate inter
nationally the monument of Christ
the King on top of Mount Cristo
Rey near here as a protest against
propagation of ‘isms.’ ’’ the Bishop
Bishop Schuler, who last year
celebrated his 50th anniversary ns
a Jesuit priest, this Fall will cele
brate his 25th year as bishop of the
El Paso diocese and his 71st birth
day anniversary.
Celebration of tho anniversary
and dedication of the monument
will not be limited to Catholics.
Bishop Schuler has insisted to his
dedication committee that members
of all religious faiths be invited to
participate.
"To Christians, we hope the
monument will be a symbol of their
religious faith and their faith in
mankind. To all others it can be
come a symbol of those principles
up.> | wl our eivilizai ■ rt I
National figures will participate
In iii. . • on, Mt for October
17., A personal representative of
Pope Pius XII is expected to at
tend. Jewish leaders, Methodists
WILBERFORCE TO BE TRAINING
CENTER FOR DEFENSE SKILLS
Is Appointed j
Don IL Bonaparte, who was this
> ear iim ardi'il the master of Social
Work degree by the Atlanta
I nherslti Schoo) of Social Work.
Ii In rei cnlly been appointed seni
or interviewer with the Division
Hf Tenant Selection for the Cliica-
Igo Housing Authority. His direct (
connection will be with the
Ida B. Wells project, consisting
of more than l.fiOO units. He i N a
member of the Kappa Alpha I'sl
Fraternity and is well known in
social oml fraternal circles of the
1 The reprC ‘w the firs’ quarter
• of a centurflk Association was 1
presented byi l */ woodson.
i Dr. Woodses salary was set at
f.tooo annual'/, it was stated that
he has givcn’his salary back to the
| association each year to maintain
I (he organisation. Bishop Carter in
sisted that he be paid his salary.
If he desired to return it to the
organization he n ight do so but he
I should receive his check. There
have been no salaries' save the one
given the four girls and the young
man hired to do booking and
stenographic service. These salaries
range from $17.00 per week up.
| There was much Interest shown
in the enlarging of the Contribu
tion and the enlarging of member
ships. Dr Wesley said Every per
■nn In the Council should be rc-
■ sponsible for SIOO per year.”
; Mr. Mehllnger also stated- that.
"All the public school teachers
1 should get all of the children to
contribute ten cents per year to
this cause.”
| Dr. Scott snld, "It Is a hard mat
ter to interest the public school
teacher in Negro History, A very
( few ministers for that matter arc
; interested in Negro History."
i The matter of contacting the
rural American was brought before
| the association by Mr. Lindsay and
Mi.- Bethune suggested the Jaetl
nes directors of supervisors be con
tacted Tills Is the means by which
the different organizations do work
in the rurals.
Virginians Victors In
Fight For High Schools
' I' ft lyv. mn county, one of the
largest counties in Virginia with
n population of 75.000 persons one
fourth of whom are Negro, has 1
.-.cventeen high schools for white
! [c hildren and one for colored. The
,{thirty miles from the southern 1
other facilities arc provied for the
children In this section of the |
rountv to attend the hkh school.
, \ . 1 ' 1
J'/iil tn Un- projioned now high
ci 1 Negro children in Pitt-
i Isylvanla County has been com
pleted to relieve overcrowded
conditi 'tis. thes- children will at
tend t' c J>.c,ii here today by Martin
A 1it..11.n, I'.Jowing a conference
with the county nuperintendenl
of schools here last week
Martin, who was the legal re
presentative <>t a number of Ne
n o oi i ..nization®, including the lo
cal NAACP branch, has waged i.
year-long fight tn get county I
school officials to build additional ■
|l-, gh schools for Negro students 1
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The BLAf*K rF.!IT
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1910

sksC- i.
Overlooking El i’aso, this statue is second largest of its kind.
cated the declin
ing years of his
life to the spread
of tolerance.
It is the hope
of the bishop, the
only Jesuit bish
op in continental
United States,
that the dedica
tion of a huge
statue of Christ,
second only to
the Christ of the
Andes, may be
come a symbol
and Episcopal bishops and high
Baptist, Prcsbysterian, Christian,
Mormon, and Lutheran churchmen
and laymen will be asked to par
ticipate. President Roosevelt will be
asked to attend himself or to send a
representative.
The monument can be Been by
persons in linn- states, Texas, New
Mexico, and Chihuahua. Mexico. It
is on a high hill just west of El Paso,
and can not be missed by persons
driving into the city from either
XENIA, Ohio (SNS) —Negro youth may train them-
|selves to take their place in the industries affected by na
tional defense plans through enrollment in the Wilberforce
Resident Work Experience (’enter, Xenia, Ohio.
There are about 50 openings in the centers enrollment
I Fifty ma e Negro citizens between 18 and 25 years of age
I may enroll at once in the center, which is operated for the
training of Ohio .Negro youth by the National Youth Ad
| ministraton in Ohio.
| Young men who arc interested
mnv apply at the local offices oil
NYA.
S Hurns Weston. Ohio adminis- |
trator of NYA, said the center's i
youth live oil Wilberforce campus,
studying and workking in aviation
mechanics, agriculture, production
wood-shop work, clerical office
work. construction, electricity.
plumbing Aviation mechanics is
u specialized study under which
tho young men also work in shops
nt sheet met. 1 ai’d forging, machine
shop work, and auto mechanics.
center Is being expanded to offer
extensive work training to Negro
youth In 'me w ith the policy ul ,
NYA in Olii., to ,id|u>t its program ,
1 1., the needs of national defense
The NYA center Is operated in I
... merntion with Wills-1 irce Uni-1
versit.v Young men enroll on a
1 Youth enrolled bi the center
work six and one-half hours a dnv
I v eek d tye They attend <
' • ■ 1
men arc paid a small salary, front
which deductions arc made for
subsistence cost® of the center. The
1 Wilberforce Student Health Serv
! Jec treats any illness of NYA youth
I A vouth applying nni-d furnish n
affect his work Periodical phy
sics! examinations are given <-n
r>l!ee«, as well as Wasserman
| inntiens. Most young men cnroll
iini» take out hospitalization insur
| Rule-' ngieed upon bv youth nt
■Tach young man will participate
• fully In the work, training and
' recreation pr igrnms. A young man
v ho does not wish to take full ad
vantage of these opportunities need
lot apply for enrollment. He will
ot be accepted.”
1 "Each young man will bo sub
| icct t > regular campus rules and
regulations governing Wilberforce

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direction or the coast-10-coust high
way No. 80. The statue was carved
by Urbici Soler. The cross from
which the figure of Christ is sus
pended is 40 feet high. The statue
itself is 32 feet in height.. Its cost
is estimated roughly as SBO,OOO.
A huge concrete crown has been
erected about the base of the monu
ment and Catholic ■ Imp.' • v. ntnally
to erect a power plant on tho moun
tain top so the statue may be lighted
with huge spotlights at night.
University students. No young
'lman is permitted to have an uu
tomobilc. firearm or dog at Wilber
l force No liquors are permitted.
Drinking . r gambling is not tol
erated at Wilberforce Each NYA
i .boy will be required to respect the
i 'campus traditions of the universi-
Recreation and loisure time ac
tivites in which the NYA boys
■ '■ 0 campus in
. hide musical organizations, ath
letics, social affairs use of the ll
i brarieti in the university and the
r. YA center, use of same rooms and
Recently a playground was built
by the NYA enrollees for their own
■ Two horse-shoe courts. a>’d a
v llcybnll and basketball court
11 were built.
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