Galveston Sentinel Newspaper Archives Apr 26 1935, Page 7

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Galveston Sentinel (Newspaper) - April 26, 1935, Galveston, Texas April 26,1935.____ the Galveston state grand Lodge of elks president j. Roit pour a Hiir Jex. Houston slate executive Board or the stale Giand Lodge of elks was in session this. Eck at Houston. ,. President a c. Ford with his corp of officers and representatives was there for the purpose of finishing up what busies that was left Oyer from the last session of the grand Lodge which met in Dallas and also to make arrangements for the coming grand Lodge which meets in August. The next grand Lodge will meet in Austin according to a Swap which was made and entered into at the Dallas 1934 meeting.�. the following persons were in attendance As representatives prom Security Lodge at port Arthur j. C. Ford stale president Jules Estelle with a representation from the daughter elks of port Arthur. From Dallas Trinity Lodge came f. D. Jones l. Perry j. A. Jones with the following As representative of the Golden pheasant Temple mrs. R. M. Williams second vice president of state Temple Gibraltar Lodge no. 500 of Houston was represented by Jas. D. Ryan j. B. Taylor j. T. Meridith h. P., Carter. J. T. Miles state Secretary. H. Carter of Gibraltar was also present and sat in As state Deputy. The following represented Al Tex. Temple of Houston mrs. Alberta Newton mrs. Edna Lawson mrs. Willie James. A delightful entertainment was sponsored by the Gibraltar Lodge for the visitors. Champion orators clash in metropolitan contest at Staten Island May 3 new York orators selected f staged a by the Staten Island new York a j Macia and new Rochelle . Up. Branches will participate in the metropolitan District oratorical contest held by the National association for the advancement of coloured people at Custis High school Staten Island on Friday evening. May 3. Participating branches Are a holding preliminary contests As follows now York at Grace Church on \ april 28 Jamaica at Allen . Church Goth st., near South Road on april 26th and new Rochelle at Mingah Avenue methodist Church on april 24. Staten Island held its contest March 29 and miss Edna it subjects must Deal with the history achievement problems and activities of the negro race. The Lehman.C.P.Given by governor Herbert h. Lehman a director the .c.p., will go to the winning Branch. Any Branch receiving the.C.P.twice in succession of thre times will keep it. Individual pries of Gold Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded those winning first second and third places. N. Y. Riot open revolt Nannie Burroughs says addresses Baptist ministers pleading for Church Home and school. The recent disturbance in Harlem generally characterized As a race riot was merely an open re Volt of negroes who had been oppressed and abused for the past thus Nannie. Burroughs principal of the National training school for girls Lincoln Heights Washington d. A characterized the Harv Lem uprising last monday afternoon miss Burroughs was the principal speaker at the Baptist ministers conference held at Shiloh Baptist Church. Three of the most important factors in the life of the negro Wen outlined by the speaker As being the Church the Home and the school. If the negro does not protect thes factors he cannot survive miss Burroughs said. She was introduced by mrs. A Willie Layten president of the women s auxiliary of the Baptist convention. Sentinel separate negro state race problem solution Page seven new Orleans negroes Are barred from registering new York or not the american negro s salvation lies in a separate negro state in this country is the subject of a spirited three cornered debate in the May Issue of the crisis official Organ of the National association for the advancement of coloured people,.put this week. Ari Ayed on the Side of racial separation Are Mattoi Ney Oscar c. Brown founder of the 49th state movement acid James s. Allen communist writer. In his  characteristic manner George s. Schuyler Well known author am columnists declaim ing it to be nonsensical unfeasible and rib own is not spe civic As to the Posti sible location of the 49th state but or. Allen suggests that Section of , where negroes predominate in the population. Each statement is stimulating and revealing and the de a a Jolt Eyo Voke we discussion another Well written timely and closely reasoned article is Ethiopia. And world politics by George pad More erstwhile editor of the third International Organ the Black. Worker who was ousted by soviet Russia because against # the failure of the communists to rally to the Aid of the african workers.,�,=-.� .,=,-.,�.�-,.�. In the same Issue Daisy e. Lamp Kin regional Field Secretary of the _ .c.p tells of successful or Gania Tion work in the South John %ofvnegroi�worker8y.undel�.the�.�.�..� and there is an important statement on the much discussed Geo. Crawford Case accompanied by hitherto unpublished documents a University of Maryland sued by student who wants Law education Baltimore md., g. Murray 21-year-old coloured graduate of Amherst College and a resident of this City has filed a petition for a writ of mandamus against the president registrar and members of the Board of regents of the University of Maryland a tax supported institution to compel them to consider his application As a first year student in the Law school for the academic year beginning sept. 25 1935 this Law school is the Only state institution affording a Legal education and the Only Law school in the state approved by the american bar association. Or. Murray properly made his. Application and forwarded his investigation fee last january. It was refused and returned to him. The Board of regets also refused to accept the application. This is cited in the Brief As a violation not Only of the University s charter but also of the state Laws the 14th amendment to the Federal Constitution. The petition asks that they be compelled to accept or Murray s application and. Investigation fee  and to. Investigate his qualifications in the same manner As any other applicant for admission As a first year student of the school of Law. Murray s attorneys Are Charles h. Houston vice Dean of the Howard University Law school and Thurgood Marshall Baltimore at Torney. Dean Houston who is the special attorney for the National association for the advancement of coloured people announces this at the opening gun in the new . A. Up. Campaign against color discrimination in tax supported educational institutions. No negro has Ever been admitted As student by the University of Maryland a tax supported institution. Read the Sentinel for the latest news in the political social economic world. New two successive years poll tax slips costing $1 each have been one of the prerequisites for voting. Huey Long s recent legislation did away with this Rule and for a time there was great Hope on the part of negroes that huge numbers would be Able to Register and vote. Sim. Pie medium of telling negroes your papers Are made out wrong try again some other time buddy Hii Lii is of n Urock air being turned Down repeatedly As. They apply in Iris nation a meeting s Nie being held allo i the City for the pump Asp of discussing even the Mot minute detail of the i Eju i Tia Tion Blank and to no Gimps to keep apply my until lug new York Republican club backing Costigan Wagner anti Lynch act new Yolk Panl the Republican c Lub of the 22nd Assembly Dis act of Lens cite hits passed a Icso Luticia denouncing mob violence and piping a ago of the co Tigan a Apner in Deal ainu Lynching Bill. Cup is of if a solution have been a Cal to pics Dent , Sona Toi in Mph t Robinson and scan ice Royal s. Copeland Rob it f. 1\ngnol and l Dwaide p. Costigan. Periscope f on Niibo our warning is or should be sufficient for any thinking Man. O o ? last week when the negro precinct chairmen of the new Deal party were holding a confab at the downtown Headquarters there appeared in their midst a Man who Many of them had longed to see and to hear him say something the occasion reminded us of the time when the disciples of Christ wore in conference in a closed room to which they thought there was no Way of any Entrance when from somewhere appeared their in that conference Laid the foundation for the spread of his gospel to All the world. Or. Shearn Moody was the Man who suddenly appeared among those negro Chah men. It was at this meeting that or. Moody talked freely and frankly to the negroes of this City. To say the least the Impromptu confab Between or. Moody and the negro chairmen has been the source of much inspiration to the negro members of the new Deal party. They say that now they understand. The Sentinel has contended All the time that the reason that Many negroes had a false notion of or Moody was because they had not had a Chance to meet and talk with him. They had him pictured As a Man with whiskers on for the negroes of Galveston. They found from this meeting that he or. Moody was the Benefactor of More negroes in Galveston than any other two men in the City in the employ of his various interests. Some men in the group were living in their Homes now through the indirect and some direct influence of or. Shearn Moody. Speaking of this the screw ens local no. 3 Are loud in their Praise of or. Moody for being the direct cause of them holding on to valuable property on the beachfront now. They say that if or Moody had been in any Way anxious to see the negroes off the Beach he has had any number of opportunities to do so. But instead he has held their property intact for them until they got in a position to take care of their obligations. We cite these instances because we believe that certain people would take advantage of the misinformation they have regarding certain activities in this City

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