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Galveston Voice (Newspaper) - October 15, 1932, Galveston, Texas A the voice of the people is the voice of god volume , Texas saturday october 15,1932 number 39 by John w. Mcgaffey Why Only ten years you read of a negro killing a White Man in Houston a few weeks ago. Well they tried the. Man and the Jirry gave him ten years. You naturally Laikow that the jury thought the Mah innocent but because he happened to he Black had to give him a few years for the effect it might he Vyon other members of the coloured inane a race a who might think that they could kill a a White Man in self defense and get a off or go Scott free. A it has always been our conviction Tjit a Man or woman was either guilty or not guilty arid when they appear before be Given they gave Hie Mcdonald negro a that sentence tells the world be. Was justified in defending himself. Interesting according to figures from the office of the City registrar there were 79 births in Galveston during the month of september sixteen of that no a Nebr were coloured 8 were boys and 8 were girls. 7�?~ the total number of. Deaths during september were 66. If you search the records you will see that the percentage changes radically Here. Negroes do not live Long enough. It is not a curse upon them Many of us do. Not take Quot the proper a Are of ourselves and As Long As the birth rate and the a death rate among our Folk. Are As dose As it is we Are in danger of by coming a race like the a american Indian of Todd a. A a a i too Many of us do not seek Medit i Cal attention until human science says there is no Hope and the doctor says if i had gotten you sooner Etc. This is a Beautiful wonderful world a the Only one we really know anything about. Why then do we hasten to leave it a a. Insulin fights Well they Are trying to bring the insults Back to this country to get from their lips the Story of the crash of their Utility Empire that lost billions of Dollar for the Small Xvi tors. Martin brother of the once pow i Erful Samuel Insull is put in jail in1 i Canada lines pie penned on $50,000 Bond lie says he is. Quot ii us a Quot Ftaras caught in Greece we believe a few hours and then he was moved -.to. The finest hotel in Athens. in1 Thia Marius world. Thursday we read that Saiter Uel refused to surrender jigs pass sort to the american a insulin Athens Gife Ece one thing is a Lwan a certain a it pays to win. When you loss it no matter How much Money you have you find yourself in a bad Way. Sterling bolts a demos Quot Well governor Sterling As said he wont support mrs Ferguson. That will help or. Bullington it would help him much More if Armstrong and several lesser lights were not on the political scene just now. Or. Sterling lost in the courts but he is still fights ing. A a v. A prominent citizen who is High in the councils of one of the major parties told the writer that the governor of Texas evidently had so my Frienda a somewhere who \youl4 follow him. We agreed the margin of Victory or defeat for either candidate will be determined by How Many will or wont follow the governor 7 a ?. A was negroes you May get a Chance to use your ballot for one Side or the other. Whenever White Folk split up you usually have a. Chance to Progress. Musi Ferguson or mrry a will win out november 8, 1932., there Are 125,000 negroes eligible do vote in tie general election. That May mean Little or nil a he in the race for governor of Texas. A Dallas bound the political leaders of your race in Texas will be in Dallas a monday to hold an important meeting _ from All indications several Hundred will attend the political powwow. You will know shortly after they meet which of the candidates they Are going to lend their efforts in this torrid race for governor. A Many of Heanen Are normally Republican but according to their actions which they claim Are justified by Hoover it Althey Are leading the g. O. P. Presently if not for Good. They too Linor that there Are 125,-000 members of their race eligible to go to the polls and vote tuesdays nor 8. We will try and be in Dallas next monday but we favor the football game Between Wiley and Prairie vie which will be played Day of the meeting and we believe the game will be More successful than the meeting at and in which republicans will return Home democrats and democrats will turn Republican. Anyway Twe thing goes you will get a Chance to see How it turns out. Many of the negro leaders Are angry at each other however they Niay Bary the Hatchet and kiss and makeup. In a Little London monday next. As you Ponder the weighty problems under consideration by your big boys. Remember a a who if thieves fall out honest men cd me into their spa attorneys for Carl Stewart 26-year-old indicted Slayer of. N. W. Rhambo prominent and wealthy undertaker of this City lost in their attempt to have Hie indictment against Stewart quashed when the Case was opened for trial he monday in the 58rd District court. The defense attorneys also failed to see urn a continuance of the Cash on the ground that Stewart was in no physical Condi Iorito appear in court duo to a nah alleged injury he claims he sustained acc Dently while Heldi in. His cell sunday night. I 5yhep the trial opened members of the sheriff a dept rement said that Stewart was found in his cell bleeding profusely from a Cut in his left Arm judge a a. who is presiding at the trial ordered that part of the testimony of. Or. M. P. Smartt,1 county health officer and others who testified regarding stewarts condition be. Published until after the jury had been selected. Stewart is charged with the murder of the undertaker on the night of last june 21. It is charged by the state that he left Austin on that night with Rhambo for a Mission to another Texas City but that on. The morning following the body of the undertaker was found buried in the Bottom of his car with the seat Over it and the spare tire at Dother rubbish on Tori of the seat Rhambo a car a was a total wreck and bus body was badly mutilated when discovered. The Quot undertaker had Joeen shot in the head a twice and one ankle was broken. There was a deep Cut on the Olfer ankle. Rhambo a body was found near Dawson 150 Miles from the Home of Stewart. The murder of the wealthy undertaker baffled local and state officer who conducted a diligent 1 search for the Slayer. At the \ time the body a As discovered it was not known that Rhambo had left Austin in company with Stewart. Officers arrested ser eral employees and friends of or. Rhambo but these were later released when Stewart was arrested and m Ade a confession which implicated him in the murder. ,. A a Tewart was arrested by state rangers in Navarro county several hours a Ftp it Liaw boys a in he latter a. Of. A a to Mobil Highway. He was brought Back to Austin and . Murder in connection with the undertaker s death a when the a ask opened for trial Here monday the defense based its motion a it to a quash the indictment against Stewart on -. The ground that no of Groes were members of tace grind Jirry that indicted Stewart. The motion Elainiea racial prejudice a because no negro served on this particular grand jury or any other Here for the past 25 years. Testimony of three grand jury commissioner who selected to a 16 Travis county citizens Aila grand jury list for the May term of ij8th District court was introduced As Quot Well As that 1 of the then dist. Clerk s. A. Philquist and county tax collector j. R. William George Groos w. Ii. Richardson r.,-and Gray in ing the grand jury commissioners said that no negroes had been Picke Donthel list of prospective grand jul Torso by it each witness said he had no prejudice against be Grope Jan 4 that the list had been selected before Rhambo a death or stewarts arrest. Philquist testified at no a negroes had served on the grand Jutry Iniitra-vi8�?~ a of qty Dur Irig his Quot 15-year tenure As. District clerk or his prior 10-year service As Deputy. .1,the courtroom was packed during the morning hours with More than Ine half of the lower floor and All of a the gallery filled with negro spectators. A the jury was finally elected Slon Day after Over 85 venire men had been selected and a the judge ordered Quot the sheriff to summon 30 audit Jonal tales men for service. A Frank Biaggne democratic nominee for sheriff of Galveston county is making the race for office on his record which is an open Book a Book every voter May read. He is one of the most Effic Keiit officers in Texas and is Well fitted by training experience and nature for the Post which will be formally tendered him by a majority of the voters of Galveston county tuesday november 8th, 193?. A / he will be the sheriff of the county not of any particular group or clique. He will receive one of the ingest majorities Ever Given a candidate running for the office of sheriff next month to the general election. His support will come i Fri a men and women of both races spine of the voters who a cast their ballots for him will be White and so me Jack All of them american citizens. Some Rich a the is poor All eligible voters. A v a Washington d. and a business was going on As usual this week at the Industrial. Savings Bank Bere with which the Prudential Bank had been merged ten Days before. So quietly had the combination of the two i Hajciar Matitu Tigris Beenk effected that no undue a pfc tement was caused by. The event. The Industrial staff of Quot Prudential and one or two clerical employs began the task of caring for the hundreds of customers of Prudential. A the loan of $100,000 to Prudential by the reconstruction finance corporation a few weeks a Sci pint run Ori the institution is Felt to a have strengthened its position. The officers. Of Prudential Are. Reported to have assumed the responsibility for. Go to st. Paul m. A. Church 18th. And Broadway tomorrow sunday october 16 at 3 p. Where you cordially invited to be present and participate in a a spa Cial service complimentary to the pastor Rev. J. Quot a. Gilder who. Closes his annual cop amp rence years work on this Date. He sires to see All of the members and friends at of and All the services a Short feature program will precede a gospel message by or. Guy f. Jones White pastor of the methodist episcopal Church Smiith. Or Jones will to accompanied by some of his members and friends who Ivyll enjoy a feast of gospel songs by e6me of the Best voices obtainable. A the program follows processional st., Paul choir hymn no. 57, Melhor Odist hymnal st. Paul choir pro yen bulletin spa a verdict of guilty without a recommendation for mercy Xmas brought in late thursday afternoon in the Case of the people of the state of Texas is. Carl Stewart on trial for his life for the murder of n. W. Rhambo widely known and wealthy undertaker and citizen Quot of Austin. The state demanded the. Life of 25-year-old Stewart in return for that of Rhambo whom it is charged that Stewart murdered on the night of june 21, in 6ne of the most sensational murder trials that the Capitol City has Ever been. After 0 motion to quash the indictment of murder failed attorneys for Stewart entered a plea of not guilty. Immediately after the verdict was returned by the jury Stewart was sentenced to die in the electric chair. Quot suspect concealed from mob in Mississippi City a amp Nolia and a a a m e s Mckinley 40 years old picked up for questioning in connection with an it a Quot a White woman was hurriedly amhed to an unknown jail monday when authorities Learned that a Savage mob was preparing to March on a the local opens third of drug store Chain for Hig Large number of patrons Robinsons drug store number three is pow open for business in the quarters formerly occupied by the Etter drug store 2823 Avenue m. According to a Columbus Robinson owner of a Chain of stores which bears his name the new store will carry a Complete drug line and will also serve meals and sandwiches of All general Purl in has an invitation to look Quot in on the new store and become patrons of it. The same High Quality service is assured patrons of the new Stoj a. The phone number is 1252. If a at that time the assets Are Lefi than at present appraised the directors and officers will make up the difference it is said. I a w. C. Brown is president of the Industrial Bank. John a Hawkins i denial. A financial statement of the two institutions is1 a shortly. No announcement has been made of the position. Which or Hawkins Wil. Assume left the combined organization. Eli receives 15years for death of former wife Houston Texas october 14.�? spa the Alibi of Paul Eli 37, who claimed that he was in new Orleans la., searching for work when his former wife mrs. Roxie waterhouse was slain last april 25, failed to impress a jury in judge Langston Kings criminal court Here last wednesday and Eli was convicted by a jury and Given 15 years in the state Pentito Rit iary. A a a a Quot a Eli pleaded not guilty and his Case was the hardest fought no Gro murder trial held in the county within to years court attaches recalled. The trial lasted Sevy ral. Days. Bell King Star witness for the state identified Eli As the Slayer of1 mrs. Waterhouse and it was principally upon Kings testimony that Eli was convicted. Honor Womac Singer abroad Paris and a an unusual distinction which Doea tot come to Many americans White or Blackw of conferred recently on miss Nadine Waters. It. A. N Sam Psi of Duett or. And mrs b. A. G. Pic Rott remarks or. We k. Hebert Solo mrs. Is a. G. Sermon or. Guy f. Jones song selected st. Paul choir offertory a Imp. C. W. Webb and or. W. . Lutheran Church. The spiritual nation famous great est musical drama of the age directed by mrs. Daily of Kansas City m�.j1 was again presented by the it. Olive Baptist Church Rev. A. T. Broili pastor in its second presentation to to citizens of Galveston at the City auditorium Vith a cast of about 200. I so a than 3,5qp witnessed the a meant at this time proving that the play has an unusual Appeal and in indeed worthy of the splendid acclamation Given it throughout the country. A if the first presentation was splendid it might Well by said that this last Pepen Taioli we is excellent As the Many improvements made rendered it Well Worth while. A new and much appreciated feature for Quot a Mani ply being the splendid rendition of the so in a Tion elite Quot four. Quot or. E. Garnett in his role As satan was again very Effey Tive while the angelic and saintly Host and each of the heaven to ind travellers performed a air parts extremely Well. St. Peter led by or. G. Richardson a was an posing Fig standing guard at 3igolden_gates.with cherubim and so Era hims on each Side in dazzling array enacted by misses Adele Smith and Artieta Estelle. A / j the Reader enacted by the directness mis daily is worthy of mention because of her extraordinary ability to read in such a convincing manner the very appropriate passages that she had selected. The people of Gal Vestah a yell Long remember the. Sensations created by die Panto nine and rendition of such torching selection As a Tell Mother ill be there a while the daughter mrs. B. Housier arid the Mother mrs 1m Maynard embraced at heavens. Gate a a the old rugged Cross a Sang and Pant mined by mrs. Asams ,.angel band a Sung by mils Pearl Sanders representing the sick girl being Borie away on. The wings of the angelic detachment a i shall not be moved a Sang and pan Fomine by mrs. Stella to Dew in and a in the army of the lord a Sang and Panto mind by tors. M. Garnett. May the lesson taught by this play have its. Effect on a i that might be tempted to stray from the a path of righteousness led astray by the forces a i a a i picturesquely beautician opens downtown Salon one of the most up Odate and modern Beauty shops operated by negroes will open today in a suite of rooms in the Palmer studio building in Market Street _ miss Hazel Davis Titian haired Crescent City Beauty authority is proprietress of a a the Standard Beauty Salon which she says will Jive up to its name and always maintain a High Standard in the Field of Beauty culture. A Misa Davis will be ably assisted by miss Laura Dalbest popular member of the Isle a younger social set and a Grad uate of Central High school. Miss Davis says the Salon will a ise the Madam Franklin by stent excl sively and will engage in All Iines of Beauty work. The new Salon is located in the heart of the negro business Section of Galveston and is equipped to care for the most critical and exacting patrons the general Public especially women Are cordially invited to visit the Ney Beauty Salon any week Day Between 8 a. Map 6 p. M. A one of the features of the Salon will by a the steam wave a acc Jording to mass Davis who studied under the celebrated Madam Antonette Freeman noted new York City Beauty. Cian who. Null Breed among her clientele to Eleline of Intro Politan society. I a Quot a a 17 a modern science and pro sent Day Beauty specialists have proven beyond a scintilla of doubt that it is not necessary for a woman to be bpm Beautiful to look Beautiful and defy the passing1 a a ars and deny them the Tell they Yomei Lye exacted visit the Standard Beauty Salon and let them look after your looks. A Quot g. 0. P. Leaders Paris and a a Romance which had its genesis eight years ago in the United states came to a Happy ending Here thursday when mrs. Roberta Dod Crawford internationally known Singer of Chicago married Prince Kojo Topalou Hougnou of the former Independent kingdom Quot of Dahomey which is now a part of i Erict East marriage ceremony was witnessed by several friends among whom was supposed to have been Samuel in Sull sr., wealthy White chicagoan who was largely responsible for the musical education of the Bride but who could not attend due to Legal entanglements resulting from the collapse of the famous Insull interests in the states. Prince Kojo met mrs. A Crawford when he visited the states in 1924. A whether or not it was Case of love a amp to first sight can not be stated but the Romance blossomed arid thursday the Bloom reached its full development. Both of the principals Are Well known Liere and in the United states. Mrs. Crawford is a native of Texas but her family moved to Chicago when she was a Mere tot. While in her Early tee is she attracted the attention of music critics of the mid West part of the United states and was awarded several scholarships for her musical education which culminated Here. The couple will make this a City their Home the Groom being engaged in the practice of Law. Under u. S. Ban Baltimore my and a the woman a Misbin Lson in to. Of the United lutheran a Hurch in America heard two oif its missionaries urge Tjit Liberia be put under a mandate during its biennial session Here last week. Rev. Robert s. Borly and mrs. Oberly White who have been working in Liberia under the auspices of the lutherans were the speakers who Felt that the present administration of Liberia was a failure. A a the league of nations a Hollud put Liberia under a mandate to one of tie euro an Powers a said mrs. Oberly. A while Liberia has Heel recognized since 184/ As a Republic Ines fact it is an oligarchy with eight or ten families occupying and controlling the major government posts a she said. Mrs. Oberly from her recital and evidently come in. Contact with the hauteur which goes with liberian society arid official dignity. Walker county fair heavily visited at 1 tsp Ltd be Aumont Oters to support a a May the e by c. A. Taylor Beaumont spa when Jefferson county voters league met Here last week a canvass of sentiment am Fig the members was taken and it was discovered that 36 of those present were for mrs. Miram a. Ferguson democratic nominee for governor arid 2 were for Orville Bullington the Republican nominee. With c. S. Eugene presiding the club met Here at. The Dock workers Hall where the members heard manual Dibbles who has been appointed amp a c. F. Richardson president of the coloured Ferguson for governor club of Houston to organize similar clubs in this locality deliver an address in which he lauded mrs. Ferguson and called upon Beaumont negro voters to unite behind her candidacy. A following the meeting a Ferguson club was organized under the direction of or. Dibbles and w. G. Boll was elected chairman and Nat Knowles Secretary. The local Ferguson organization will Send several representatives to the Dallas Ferguson rally monday. spa one of the most successful fairs Ever held in Walker county has ust the direction of k. H., Malone county Arioul tibial agent find under the auspices of the Huntsville negro chamber of Commerce sixteen communities and five individual exhibits were represented at the fair this year in contrast to one Coin Unity exhibit last year. As a result of the accomplishment at the fair the citizens of the county Are showering or. Malone with much Praise and expressions of appreciation Foy the interest he has manifested in the agricultural a advancement of a Gro Farmers in this territory. October 7 was observed As negro Day at the fair and the Stellar attraction of the observation was a football game Between Huntsville High school and Crockett High school. An address was delivered during the Day by c. Waller state Leader of Extension work who advised the je6-Pjoj to live within their income. Or. Waller praised the fair As the second largest exhibition he has visited that a season. He paid a tribute to thei labor and efforts of or. Malone one of the most creditable display at the a a fair was an exhibit by the Huntsville High sch6ol of which prof. S. W. Houston is the principal. Sev eral schools were also represented. The Huntsville coloured band played music while Over boo people thronged the grounds throughout negro Day. open Headquarters at Bank that the Republican party will make a real Effort to land its candidate for governor along with its National ticket is evidenced by the opening of offices in the City National Bank building. Literature and information pertaining to the race can be secured at local Headquarters which Are in charge of or. Simms. The Republican candidate for governor Orville Bullington will make an address Here next Friday night. New prexy named at Samuel he ston spa news has reached Here that the Rev. Stanley e. Gran num of the methodist episcopal Church of Cleveland Ohio has been elected president of Samuel Huston College in Austin to succeed or. W. J. King who recently resigned to accept the presidency of Gammon theological Seminary of Atlanta a. Announcement of the gov. Or. Gratin us s election to head the local College was made this week in chit go by officials of the methodist episcopal Church. He is expected to assume his duties immediately. Communists meet in Birmingham Birmingham and a Southern posts of the International labor defense communist organization held a conference in the masonic Temple Here sunday afternoon. Coloured and White speakers addressed delegates on the program of soviet Russia and the a oils of negro life in the South. Several Burly White policemen were sent to the meeting to enforce the Laws against White delegates and negro delegates sitting together. There were no disorders. Ney York nothing go illustrates the political overturn that will be registered next november As the action of the negro voters. For the first time in the nation s history it is evident that the coloured group heretofore counted in Advance for every Republican candidate has become an Independent element in an election. 1 -. A the newspapers have. Recorded sporadic clubs and associations of negro voters declaring a or governor rods ova it fit la a a Viviaa Havester it combined in. The National coloured citizens Roosevelt for presiden t committee. Included Iti the personnel of this committee Are recognized leaders of the race who of their own initiative have , organize the negro citizens into an Active efficient political unic1 among them Are prelates a principals of schools of writers and editors of newspapers lawyer doctors arid business men representing every Branch of Industry. The coloured citizens like those of every other it race have Siim of a a the consequences of the economic do pro Sion. Indeed they feel that Thev have had More than their fair share of misfortunes because they contend that in nearly every establishment that has been forced to curtail its to Tiv tics the Colora employees fire generally the first take the position that the present administration in Washington a has been of Russ in meeting the problem of the economic emergency and is there Are responsible for the to tag duration and acuteness of the depression tender these circumstances their political trend follows the general tide of Public sentiment As illustrated by the Nuj sprous trial ballots that Are Bing conducted a through the country v the leaders. Of the. Coloured group announce that there is a Gene Rar turn among their followers to a the democratic party a a realization that the Republican party has regarded them As a fixture that could be ignore without danger of alienating their support. They Are voicing their disappointment with or. Hoovers administration and hence after seven years of loyalty to the Republican party Are seeking a new Deal in government. That is the genesis of the no tinal coloured citizens Roosevelt for president committee. Washington d. and a having been retired after Twenty six years in the United states foreign service former Consul a j. Yerby left Washington on saturday october a to join his a family at his Chicago. Before leaving Washington the former Consul told the associated negro press that his plans for the immediate future include. Participation in the Presont National political Campaign As a supporter of the Roose velt Garner Quot ticket. Beyond that he stated that his future1 Plana vere in -. Definite but it is his intention to by Active in political affairs in Chicago. This anti Ouno oni Erit Corries a As a Surprise to those who May still remember the efforts of Consul Yerby in be. Forts aided by Suph men As the Hon j. C. Napier and j. T. Settles that the pro sent negro Republican organization of Tennessee was established. It will be recalled also that it was under. A Republican administration that of Theodore Roosevelt that con sol Yerby received his first appointment As Consul to Sierra Leone British we st Africa. However he received his and two subsequent promotions during the administration of Woodrow Wilson for proficient sep vice. There Eloms to be it question therefore As to which. Party the Consul owes p. Greater debt if a either since he qualified by examination for appointment and earned promotion by efficiency. Consul Yerby stated that his decision to support the democratic tip a Ket is the result of a term conviction that in doing so he will be working for the Best interest of his group. He said that be believes that a president Hoover and his chief advisors Are absolutely indifferent to the welfare of the the reelection of president Hoover the Man who nominated judge Parker for the supreme court and urged it has Confirma to Ortiz a is to Consul Corby entirely con bitter it with the position of those who worked ardently to defeat Congress men who had i worked president hoovers nominee. It is his honest belief he said that the old Republican party is dead a a that it died in 1912 when it failed to support Theodora Roosevelt for president instead of Taft a Consul Yerby facetiously characterized the flowery speech of Ros Coe Simmons at the reticent Republican convention As a belated Quot funeral Orar supporting the democratic ticket Menns also that the Consul will actively oppose the reelection of congressman Oscar Depriest in Chi ago since the congressman is expected to support the Man who Heads the Republican ticket. Sutton e. Griggs author and pastor to support anti negro candidate for governor of Lone Star state Central Grinders play a Golden eagles today the Central High Grid warriors will engage the Strong Booker Washington eleven from Houston this afternoon at 3 30, at school Park according to an announcement from the athletic authorities at Central. Last saturday the Central team was taken Over the hoops by the port Arthur High school team the score was 12 to 2. The Houston team is favored to beat Central today although the team itself after realizing Liat they have to play every minute to win May stage a. Comeback As did the University of Texas team aft they sustained fit drubbing at the hands of Centenary two weeks ago. A capacity crowd is expected to witness the fray and cheer the local boys to Victory. apr Renc b. Creager recognized Republican National committeeman of Texas has announced the appointment of or. _ Sutton e. Griggs author and pastor of Hope Well Baptist Church of Denison As official advisor of the Republican party of Texas in the interest of coloured people. Creager said in announcing the appointment of Grigg Quot he is a Man of real education. He is an orator of High ability the Best speaker i know. I am strongly impressed by this Creager is known among Texas negroes As a a Lily White Republican Leader. Creager is supporting Orville Bullington the Republican candidate for governor of Texas. Bui Lington who is reported to have add located the repeal of the fourteenth and fifteenth amendment to the United sates Constitution which guarantees to negroes their citizenship rights is being supported for Gover. Hor by or. Griggs. 1
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