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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Altoona, Pennsylvania \ a the Altoona Mirro rom onday april 19, 1937 Community body completes year continued from Page i wait for the opening of the building to begin activities. On March 16, 1936, two teachers were assigned to me by the spa and with them we began organizing clubs that met alternating Days at the methodist and Baptist churches. Byom the nya we received four workers who assisted in every Way possible. A during this first year we have in operation an eleven Point program which covers the need of any progressive people. This program consists of education recreation and health delinquency and crime unemployment Thrift Community Center business negro problems sanitation better Homes and clubs. This entire program is in operation and it Calls for the cooperation of All people As Well As the agencies. The relatively unfavourable position which Many people occupy in Normal times and especially the negro has been enlarged and intensified in these times of exceedingly abnormality. A in my Survey of Blair county i find the negro suffers More generally and More immediately from the effect of unemployment. More generally because the work in which he has been engaged is among those which Are hardest hit by unemployment and More immediately because he has Felt More quickly the effect of being without work than has been True of Many other groups. This has been reflected by the relatively Large number of negroes requiring Aid from Relief agencies in comparison with the population of the White people. In our City two things have transpired which have Stop craving for liquor a doctor prescription successfully used for years in Hospital treatment for those addicted to the use of alcohol is now offered to the Public As Lacoban. It is harmless and can be taken n Tea Coffee food or any other liquid with or without the user s knowledge. Removes the craving for liquor and builds up the resistance. Many loved ones saved and brought Back to a life of usefulness. Try a Box at our risk on our Money Back guarantee. Sold by Philadelphia drug stores and other Good druggists. Get Lacoban today been of great importance to All those who dwell within its portals. The widespread need resulting from unpriced entry Large number of workers who have been without work for months and in some cases years and the let Down of morale As a result of the aforementioned scene. This fact has intensified some of our social problems and has ushered additional ones upon the scene. A throughout our first year of operation we have directed All our energies and efforts to bring before the Public the dire necessity of a social program for the negroes and All other people that can profit by it. We have tried to Point out the need of this program by attempting to interpret conditions As they actually exist. We have encouraged what appears to be to be logical and effective efforts in this respect. The fact that the various aspects of our program have proved to be so necessary that too much emphasis cannot be Given to its value to society during this transitional period through which we Are passing. Now As never before i believe the people see More clearly the necessity of some accredited Agency in our Community like this which will concern itself with advocating and promoting economic and social Progress of american negroes. A from the advantage Point which our program of activities gives us we believe that the Effort of specialized agencies working in various Fields can be evaluated More truly and planned in a More satisfactory Way by the pooling of information that an Agency can receive from the organization of the Allied social agencies and the social Exchange. I further found these organizations to be of help to me in pointing out the immediate needs of the Community thus helping me to bring about a quicker action on any particular problem. The evidence that this is True is contained in Many of the experiences that we have had at this Agency during the past year. A likewise we have been a help to All agencies including our City government. Time and time again we have been called upon for pertinent information and advice on multitudes of problems affecting the coloured people. Our counsel Here at this Agency has been sought on numerous occasions by i City officials state officials pm i players private agencies and other social agencies on matters relative to the problems facing the coloured people. A we Are coming to be looked upon in the City of Altoona and the state Tooner Ville folks by Fontaine Fox ugliness of War shown by Singer the Altoona Mirror h n been asked to print the following from the pen of mile. Vina Colosimo of 1112 sixth Avenue formerly a metropolitan opera company Singer in new York spirit of 1917 or Uncle Sam is now calling you. United let us be in this hour of emergency we will fight for Uncle Sam with a firm Iron i and r peace and democracy. All hair our red White and Blue Uncle Sam is now calling you. Our cause it is it and conquer we must then Forward boys and March with Well fight for humanity s right on land or sea Well fight with All our might. So follow the stars and stripes for everlasting peace and Victory. V. C. A Cost within the reach of everyone Gnes experienced w1� Russo a cafe 1600 m i experienced Waite All night work. App i Duncansville a. Middle aged wok for three pr��?�,1,.i Sandusky St. Gallus two thoroughly ladies and cashier n Wear shop. Right parties write Isavee. I or a seek. Surgical a gradual 2628 5 girls for advert lion. Call 2-1822 of girl for general Vale Home. Apply Juniata. A men amp wont Shaffer s Quot Early week Quot specials lard. 2 31c pure open Kettle rendered Rice. 3 17c fancy head As an Agency equipped to advise in matters of racial relationship. The extent to which we Are called upon entails an obligation on our part to keep Alert and abreast to the various developments which Are taking place in the social Field and also to advocate desired activities which for some reason or other has not been attempted. During the past year we have cooperated with All social agencies in Blair county and through this cooperation we have been Able to work out solutions to the Many perplexing problems that face the negroes and a number of the problems that face the White people. A statistical summary of activities a club work number of clubs and classes 22 number of regular meetings 704 combined membership of clubs 440 attendance at regular meetings 3,520. Clubs consist of both White and coloured. A social service department number of cases 158 visits to fresh. Quality meats spare ribs pig liver pig feet a a a a a o a a a a Iii to i rdc sma11 size we la i in kilo High Quality. Lunch meat a a jumbo /2 Gibs. 25e 2 lbs 250 3for to Pound 250 la. Sliced 100 Alco Oleo a a a a fancy prunes a quote size Penn Alto Shim Mel pure f Strawberry 27 2 17 43-oz. 53d 2 lbs 31 2a 23 salad dressing preserves genuine Dill pickles. Penn Alto Catsup. 2 "19 Peanut butter Vej. 17 a a a 30 pet milk.3rt.�?T�?o 23 29 Staley s Cream Corn starch cans pkg. To spinach is. 2lbs 90 no. 1 potatoes. Iola 29c fancy carrots. Sch 5c Pascal 2 talk. Rome Beauty apples 3, 17c i matches anywhere 6250 Dills insect Spray. 33c of idol i 22c i 3 25c Ivory flakes.�. 23c chips. X 21c i 3 a. 25c Ivory snow.2pkr 29c lava soap. Be 6c brillo steel wool.2 Rio a 19 brillo soap pads.2 pkg Quot 19 Garden 5 to Lawn seed 30 Loma fertilizer.45 is Shaffer stores co. Know Pennsylvania Mill rat Post office. Do you know that some pos offices in Pennsylvania were named in a most Peculiar manner for example let us consider Mill rift in Pike county at the end of route 963, which connects it with the Roosevelt Highway route 6 at the Matamoras port Jervis Bridge. It was in 1818 that James Sawyer moved his family from Orange county new York to the Point where the Bushkill Creek empties into the Delaware River. He built a Home and a saw Mill. He was the first settler. In this Region the Delaware races Over its Rocky Bottom. These rapids soon became known As saw Mill rift and this was the first name Given to the Little settlement. In 184>s the Erie Railroad Quot came to town As a single track operation and i Here was the passing Point for j trains hence the Railroad men called it turnout. The Little Village oldest member of auxiliary feted and then from every four Corners of the Earth came the marching of the endless Stream of human beings marching fast. Faster to an Early grave. Thus for the Sake of someone a whim or thirst for glory j the Flower of manhood from every j country was sacrificed on the so called Battlefield of Honor. During the world War from August 1914, until nov. La 1918, and then the most pathetic sights were revealed. One can still see men crawling along the streets some without hands some without feet crawling along with the Aid of a wooden Box. Ohye heartless and cruel men or so called rulers of this Earth who lives in luxury and in castles remember that for the Sake of Power and your greed for gain a you give More thought and help to sport than one thought to these men who wander along the streets. Readers Stop and consider what the War has wrought permanent impress in . Abdali. _ i us. Int a Sass. Jve. 2.50 6 wave silo persons for Sal tween 9 a m an St. Salon. Dial 9682. Lasting of Dee s Beauty 1-5871. A salesmen Salesman. 25 to 35 j Rar. Must have sales it i ins account against Elt Opportunity for 1 giving full details of a a amines expected. Wrt of Mirror. A sales women want ads Are the inexpensive Means of obtaining the things you need in everyday life or the Means of Selling what you no longer need. The Cost is Small and the results Are great. Others Are proving it everyday. You can prove it in tomorrows classified Section. Rent i i 75. Finger h St. Phone Wear free dresses and fashion frocks to Friend free. Earn up to23 we penance needed. Fashion it dept. C-7993. Cincinnati. Ohk a positions wanted m experienced electric and f welder 3�?~ vears1 experience position. High school graduate. 921-r-h. Green. Boy 18. Desires work on farm. Exp Meed. Write Carl Drexler. 116 7t ave Juniata. _ a positions wanted worn cd Eta ins washed Anc is a pair Pho quire <13 24tt&Quot members of the ladies auxiliary to the Altoona Young menus Christian association at their monthly meeting Friday afternoon at the a by Quot building Lexington Avenue and ninth Street joined in celebrating the birthday of mrs. Sara Nice longer the oldest living member of the auxiliary. Mrs. Nicewonger was 86 years of age on april to and at a gathering of the auxiliary members yesterday she was signally honoured on her Natal anniversary and presented with some gifts. She has been a member of the auxiliary for fifty eight years and despite her age is still quite an Active woman. The aged lady keeps abreast of the times by Reading and also does some travelling about at the pres Homes by workers 478 treatments i that a had sprung up was Quot Quot turnout i ent time planning a trip to con Given in clinic 400 personal visits to b0me and saw Mill rift to oth a a ers. In 1884 a Post office was established under the name of Mill rift. This Little town is now a summer resort depicting some of the finest Mountain scenery of the Delaware Valley. The a a elephant a feet a a grotesque Rock formation guards c. L. Sholes. Printer and editor. Is credited with the invention of the typewriter. Lr1 Don t delay Wolf furniture co. 1501-03 eleventh Avenue Cash or credit 64 persons helped 306 transient referred 46. A employment Bureau a applicants for work 202 Calls from employers for workers 97 persons referred to jobs 111 number accepted 78 present annual rate of earning due to our placement $26,-208. A a research total number of requests for information and advice 310 surveys completed 3 formal inquiries conducted 9 personal investigations 28 Library circulation 400 news articles released 47. A Public activities number of radio broadcasts 29 speeches 43 programs rendered 40. A cooperation and coordination special projects if connection with other agencies 9 persons visiting our organization during the year 4,702 out of town visitors 208 outgoing Telephone Calls 1,920 incoming Calls 3,780. A pc amps number of Camps 2 boys who attended Camps 20 girls who attended 21. Quot in concluding my report for the year i wish to thank All agencies that helped to make such work possible. Especially do i want to thank the spa and nya educational administration for such Fine Type of teachers. These departments headed by mrs. Monaghan or. Beech and or. Mikel have helped me to put on a program Here in Altoona in one years time that otherwise would have taken fifteen to Twenty years to accomplish. A it is timely too to Point out that we have been greatly helped by the j outstanding White people including churches organizations and individuals. In behalf of the coloured people of Altoona i want to thank them for their deep sense of appreciation and their spirit of cooperation during this first year of my work in Altoona and May we face this new year which we just entered with an enthusiasm never before exhibited by any next Cut. She resides on seventh Street near Lexington Avenue. Mrs. A. D. Long president of the auxiliary presided. There was a Brief program and later refreshments were served. Water would not boil at an Altitude of 20 Miles above sea level. The Delaware River at this place. I now you Ca Wear i Citi or c meet Man Nam Hripp in. Nalii false Teeth Hawks nest Mountain drive a held out to tourists As a Scenic Road. Bluestone of a Superior color and Quality is found in this Region. Local inhabitants like to Point out to tourists the Rock shelters known As Tom Quick a Cabin. Tom is said to have killed ninety nine indians in revenge for the slaying of his father. With real Comfort fas Teeth a new pleasant powder keeps Teeth firmly set. Deodorizes. No Gummy gooey pasty taste or Teeling. To eat and laugh in Comfort just Sprinkle a Little fas Teeth on your plates. Get it today at All Good drug stores. The biggest value of the year in Wolf a employ yes Sale Altoona musicians playing in Gotham three Young Altoona musicians Fred Patterson Charles Wilson and Ernest Rudisill Are moving Forward in the musical world and have reached the music Metropolis new York where they Are now performing with Sammy Kaye s band in making records. The Young men have a Host of friends in this City who will be pleased with the successful recognition that has come to the orchestra with which they have been identified for the past three or four years. It is an organization of twelve members and just recently completed a six weeks engagement in Pittsburgh. It was heard there by Rubinoff noted orchestra Leader and violinist who complimented the band by designating it As the Best a Little band Quot in the country. The Altoon ans have played a prominent part in the advancement of the orchestra and bringing it to its present prominence. Patterson is a Factor in the bands presentations being the Arranger for the outfit. A. B. Clubman to meet. Altoona chapter american business club will hold its weekly noon luncheon meeting at 12.15 of clock tomorrow at the Penn Alto hotel with president Park h. Loose presiding. Various reports on activities in connection with the clubs Kite flying contest to be held in june will be transacted. The tru Short right length and the right size for Shorter women sizes 31v2 to 43v2 tailored by Barizon no longer need you hear a Madam your slip the tru Short is just the right length for Shorter women and the right proportions through the body too. Made of Long wearing crepe Tartiere with the new folded top and never rip seams. Tea Rose and White All Barizon lingerie is made of pure Dye All pure silk. Foj Betti bks a Liv eth a qua Iba Here a what you get a guaranteed electric Washer full size big hamper a clothes line Wicker clothes Basket a electric Iron a clothes pins a ironing Board a and a big Supply of Rinso. I

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