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Phoenix Arizona Gleam Newspaper Archives Jul 17 1936, Page 1

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Phoenix Arizona Gleam (Newspaper) - July 17, 1936, Phoenix, Arizona The Arizona gleam Arizona s Premier race weekly Phoenix Arizona Friday july 17, 1936. Big Rains swamp Ethiopia guerilla War irks italians Djibouti. The big Rains have started in Ethiopia making the Road from Abbis Ababa to Dessye impassable to heavy traffic As Many chiefs still carry on guerilla warfare against the invading italians. The italian situation during the Rains might become serious in and Dis Ababa if the railway were Cut. The transport lorries willbe stuck on the Addis quorum where 250 Miles of Good Road have still to be made. But no Central abyssinian government now exists and each chief is fighting his own Battles. Ras Urban league Leader sails for Russia new York Sidney Williams assistant Industrial Secretary of the st. Louis Urban league sailed last week on the s. S. Beren Garia for the soviet Union. He is expected to be gone until sep tember. While in the soviet Union or. Williams will study the advanced position of the National minorities under soviet Rule As compared to their former oppression under tsar ism and the present status of the negro people under capital new dress for Arizona gleam this Issue of the Arizona gleam Marks the appearance of a Brand new dress for the paper being entirely machine set instead of the antiquated hand set method. We believe our subscribers will appreciate this improve ment which makes for bet ter readability and better appearance of the paper. Seen umps armed bands Are still fighting in the North. Gen. Waud Wassen son of Ras Kassa and his two Brothers general Aberra and Asfaou Wassen Are raising troops in the salade District and another chief is recruiting in the Mugar Valley. In the West Ras Imru still has organized forces and Gen. Balch is raising troops in the garage country and has 200 machine guns. Gen. Hate Mariam the govern or has maintained Good order in his province proclaiming himself the head of All the Galla tribes. Had Brors cab Money Baltimore my. C Ches ter Tyler 31, landed in jail last week because he tried to pay cab fare with mexican Money. Tyler gave Thomas Jones a mexican Dollar Bill and received 75c Amer ican Money in change. Shortly afterwards Jones n noted the for eign Money and complained to Tyler. Tyler became enraged and kicked the Man. Then Tyler be came frightened and after strik ing a grocer ran several blocks but was overtaken and jailed on an assault charge. Joe Louis gets plaque in proxy Newark n. J. C although he lost his fight with Max Schmel ing and was not present at the ceremonies Joe Louis received a Beautiful plaque from the Alder shoe company for being the most outstanding athlete in the country. The plaque was to have gone to Joe in person at the Char Ity Benefit baseball game the sat urday night following the Yankee stadium fight but Joe left for de troit Early in the afternoon. 30.000 Marvel race Progress at Centennial Dallas thirty thou Sand persons to Date have viewed the Hall of negro life the impressive government erected build ing which depicts the achieve ments of the race. June 10th or june Teeth Day was the largest in attendance As 10,000 persons thronged Here to witness things rarely if Ever seen in history books. Every phase of contributions by coloured persons in the arts and sciences is shown and especially outstanding Are the murals of Aaron Douglas Ameri Ca s Foremost race artist. The paintings and sculpture contributions from the Flower of the group have been arranged for exhibition by the famous Laura Wheeler Waring. Walkout on negro will be Campaign Issue York s. C. Cna senator de Smiths walk from the demo cratic National convention be cause negro speakers were on the Agenda became an Issue this week in the South Carolina senatorial Campaign. The states Junior senator James e. Byrnes seeking renomination was criticized sharply by his two opponents for not having followed Smiths chauvinistic example. Both opponents colonel Wil Liam c. Hartlee retired Marine officer and Thomas p. Stoney former mayor of Charleston asked Byrnes an administration wheelhorse Why he did not leave the convention. Byrnes Side stepped the Issue asserting in my Campaign i shall Appeal to the reason of the voters and not to their prejudices. Vol i hold woman for a. Murder Danville a. C police held mrs. Hester Williams on a murder charge last week after David Easley 50, had been killed and miss Letha Easley his Daugh ter seriously wounded in a gun Battle which it is said resulted from a Long period of ill feeling. Experts still pick coloured athletes in East new York. C in spite of the Joe Louis debacle sports experts Are still picking coloured athletes. J. P. Abramson of the Herald Tribune wrote recently with an amazing sequence of 400-meter performances in Cali fornia Chicago and Milwaukee be Hind him Archie Williams University of California Sophomore and negro sensation no. 1, comes East to Princeton this week to run in his first National a. A. U. Senior championship on Palmer stadiums famous cinder path. 1 � Selby appeals for support Nashville Tenn. C prof. E. A. Selby new Secretary treasurer of the . Sunday school Union is appealing to the Church for support in his fight to oust Ira t. Bryant whom he Defeated by vote in the general conference in new York. Or. Sel by asks the Church to Send orders to him for sunday school Litera Ture As he has arranged to Supply the demand through an outside Printer until he can secure a court order by which to put Bryant out. It is a settled matter that the Union property belongs to the Church and not to Bryant says Selby. No. 8

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