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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 February 1900

William H Danlelt LX B ffia H Daniels Esq by his fearless tenacity couiage pluck and ingenuity has the reputation of being the leading colored crimintl lawyer associated wlth tb3 Baltimore bar His success and nua locations a9 a criminal lawyer is recoguized by all who know him WILLIAM H DANIEL8 Attorney and Counsellor at Law Mi Obituary i A Curtis a promiuem cm- it nnH tnfVier nf zen or itaieigu i Di A M Curtis Surgeon-in-chief of Freedmons Hospitl of this city died In Raleigh last Monday Feb 12th He was the father of seven children five boya and two girls and died in the 59th year of his life He was an active member of the A M E Church and a very successful carpenter His child ron are all prop inent in the communi ties in which they live He died of paralysis while on a visit to his old home m Raleigh and was treated by Dr Pope a leading colored physician of that city w ho in the laEt stages called in for consultation Dre Haywood and McGe prominent white physicians All of his zhiKie...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 February 1900

1H ni a a 1 r i 1 fit I HH IvJl tt I- Ex Senator Allains Protest Editor Cooper The Colored American Some Bmart Alec baa taken advan tage of your good and liberal paper In misrepresenting facts and I would like to have the matter oorrected at onoe In your laat issuo we find the following Mr C F Lafon a young man who has travelled much In the United States and abroad is Senator T T Al- Iains successor at the capltol He is well known to all the prominent mem beta of Congreas and 1jb political back log is of the glltedged variety Ho Is a bou of the late Louisiana philan thropist Tony Lafon who duriug his Hie was the only Nosro millionaire in America Mr Lafon and bis ohariulag wife are guests at the Woodson I know Mr Lafon very well Ho is ft first olasB man and his father waa a dear friend of mine in Louisiana and I would have been too clad to have congratulated him as my successor and as clorkto preparo bills for bind ingin the House Document Room But the faots are that my successor is ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 February 1900

y OULD BE ONE GRAND SWEEISUWU tf we Ld more race pride stron Northeide club hl a If we rCullom is triumphantly re If Sena elected twenty Sooner x w If we bad ingtons Lurched were well filled every If our Sunday would pay us what If our they owt could get liv kndergarlners If our ing salaried Bhould come to conlaves If ail great Washington If the White anti lynching bill should become a law Iflucui ky would resume her place in the Union If T T Allain secures a gilt edged Capitol job If free trains should be run to Phila delphia in June If suffrage were permitted m the Dis trict of Columbia If Fortune should get into the track of ofll ia lightning If Bshop Turner should be complete ly resorted to health If law governed every foot of our be loved American soil If Negroes would stand together earnestly and loyally If every day were pay day and every night Saturday night If female bicyclist would quit wear ing outlandish costumes If John P Green and Harry CSmith would bias and make up ag...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 February 1900

Mat ft ags s r AM Mh A Busy Weekl vrv 1 lf If the selling continues as It has In the pa t week the list of specials we give thlB morning wc nt laat much longer 0 and 18 Overcoats 1000 10 Suite 075 4 TroUBers 275 60o and 75c Neckwear 85o 1 and 1 25 Fancy Bhlrte 85c D J KuhUD 1007 Pa m 6ity Paragraphs Beautify the Avenue Mr Shelby J Davidson 8500 Center Btt northwest u meiubr of the Ken tuoky bar waB on the 5h lust admit ted to the District bar Mr O Augustus Butler the racos youngest business men can be found at any time at his home on Elm etreit busy aB utual Mr Butler carries on business In Annapolis Baltimore and Washington He possesses splendid business qualifications- A delegation of the prominent mem bers of the Sumner Club of Chicago headed by that wizard in politics Hon E H Wright arrived In this olty last Thursday They are arrang ing for a grand banquet fon their Clnb Mr Wright is still the popular and aggressive letder as of yore and counts his friends by the thousands At 8 ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

A TOSKEGEE ALOMNDS Prof Robert WTaylors Effect ive Platform Work in the In terest of Practical Education Mr Washingtons Graceful Compliment Young black men of the North and Southland I believe that there is in you somewhat of the spirit that per vades and gives life to true manhood Without it your aspirations are empty dreama your labor will be fruitless waste Powerful government richly endowed universities Jarge facilities for acquiring deep learning are price-le-B blessing but these alone do not make strong men -men of brawn and brain Suoh blessings are the products of the wording genius of strong men No stream uses higher than its source no structuro is stronger than its com ponent parts- the stability the contin ued upward progression of the Negro race in America depends on the indi vidual character Now individual char acter is not born as poets are said to be nor manufactured like a machine No self made man ever lived yet was there ever a man good or bad who was not self made T...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

il Si J i XI i 8 t k t 1 i I i1 - f k 11 THE NEGRO HOT INFERIOR Bruce Grit Opens the Pages of History to Senator John T Morgan and Offers the Lie Courteous to ihat Distinguished Exemplar of Reactionry Statesmanship Albany N Y SpecialIcoimmend the following from Howards Reports Vol XIX pages 5723 and 582 to Hon John T Morgan a Senator of the United States from the state of Ala bama who foolishly asserts that this is a white mans country and that the Negro race is inferior I would also call his attention to Jeffersons works Vol VIII page 386 and Vol V page 429 in which he will find the an3wer to his reckless statement that we are in ferior to the Caucasian race Bays Howard It has been of ten asserted that the Constitution was made exclusively by and for the white race It has al ready been shown that in five of the thirteen original stateB colored per sons then possessed the elective fran chise and were among those by whom the Constitution was ordained and es tablished If so it is not ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

DfcCP US A POSTAL CARD v0ii are going out of town y u have a guest visiting yoa y r pastor la given a reception y a are managing a concert You or your friends are ill A heir is born into your house- bol meeting for a specific purpose is 08U Yaur pastor preaches an exception ally jjd sermon Ymi buy a piece of property u are appointed to an office of general interest- y a know anything drop us a card briefly stating the facta Gity Paragraphs A revival is in progress at Sbiloh Baptist church B okerT Washington passed through the city last Friday chorister for Bt Augustines A new Cith lie Ohurch is talked of Mslauie Estren has gone to New York on a short visit to her daughter Mrs Maud Jackson Mw J Ileury Lewis is in Biltimore with Mrs George spending a few weeks A Handy daughter of Bishop James A Handy Mr T C Miller a Norfolk Va of Mr J business man wa the guest N McDuffle 42G I street northwest last week MIbb Addle Lowi3 in addition to her duties with the Amphlons ia serving aa organis...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

ft mi T t i i s tfB5J3 3kLK3tv tfVl 23teiBl i -- r - - -1 a I 4 i ill J The Seventh Annual Banquet of the Soldiers And Sailors National Beneficial Union The seventh annual banquet of the Soldiers and Sailors National Beneficial Union was given February 13 at G A R Hall and was regarded ats one of the most brilliant events in the history of the Union Covers were provided for one hundred guests After the menu had been thoroughly erijoyed Mr A Freeman chairman ot the committee introduced Che toast master Maj C B Fisher The following toasts were responded to The Soldiers and Sailors National Beneficial Union Mr L H Douglass The Womans Auxil iary Mrs C B Fisher Is the Patri otism and Valor of the Colored Soldiers MR LEWIS H DOUGLASS and Sailors taught in the Public Schools Prof R H Terrell What is the Opinion of the Young Men of the Soldier and Sailor Prof Board of W iiberforce University Is the Color ed Man an American Citizen Dr Wilder Remarks were made by Mrs M C Terrell and Miss Matt...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

The Stage Xne Quaker City Dramatic company David Garrick in Phil ffi i produce ade hia on Washingtons birthday 1 y g q Atkins wife of the presi dent of the Slater Industrial school is accomplished elocutionist She iu am la een reciting several of Dunbars in connection with her husbands Bliei lec t re in the North on industrial ed ucation t NUiaor Ward of the Alhambra Theter Chicago took a benefit Mon dar February 5 and out of compli ment to his colored patrons he invited Funnie Hall Clint the well known col ored elocutionist to give a recitation to that many of the It is needless say lady friends avialed themselves of the opportunity to hear this gifted artist Rome fellow writes a long piece in the Topeka Kansas Plaindealer try-in- to prove that Miss Mattie Wilkes can t sir g reoe my -- tared out in W Hs bailwick than Washingtomans but Miss we benighted well enough for us Wilkes can sing around these parts and when we don t KiYe her a triple encore it is when we find that sue has do...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

at I IT hi n t 1 M rtf h 6 T aaRfagJSSagtfESMaHggSag RAGE PREJUDICE IN INDIANA Cuba Not an El Dorado for the Afr American Dr Bluilt Inter viewed A Graphic Pen Picture of the Doings in Hoosierdom Indianapolis lad Special With much regret I mention a fact detri mental to the principles and reflecting no credit upon the reputation of our state It was the refueal of the Hotel Doxey the leading hotel at Anderson this State to entertain Booker T Wash ington who was engaged as principal speaker at the Indiana League of Re publican Clubs held in that city Feb ruary 12th The landlord promptly in formed the committee that no colored person would be accommodated at that house But the remaining hotels aB well as the homes of many private in divldualB were proffered the committee for the use of the distinguished vislror The Incident is much daplored by the committee in charge and Hotel Doxey cornea in for much unpleasant notori ety made more emphatic by the atti tude of the mayor of the city Mr ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

REV J W NORRIS Baltimores Most Popular and Eb quent Divine His Good Work ABketchofthe ministerial career of Hev J W Norris pastor of Ebenezer A M E church Baltimore Md He was licensed as an exhorter in Carlisle Cumberland Co Pa January 16tb 1875 by Bev Benjamin Darks and re ceived licenses for local preachers or ders under Rev William T Maxwell October 1876 He joined the Philadel phia Annual Conference May 16th 1877 and was appointed to the Unionvllle Cjrircmt This was his first successful pharee which he served two years In - - REV J W NORRIS Circuit While ser ing these two chargeB he took a course in theology at Liu join Lui versify In 1880 he was aprointeii to the South Chester Station This charge he held successfully for ttree year and cleared that church of m debt In 1808 he whs appointed to the Ncnh 10th Street A M E church Reading Pa This charge he served three years and renoyated the church in 1886 he was appointed to Smyrna Id At this point he served a station arid was pres...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

-- P I iMi r i l nil ii a i Bh flmiMI il iTTJM lftl i MTiWFiT WH iTi in i i J5Ki 1 TtTSWwumawaipPllRgMESK tM ii MSfSiiSr A - - - - i - r t 2JC gW Bi h m f j H h i t H i y Si i I t t t J tvfiv t H ir u s 5ue Colored uiericaij Pa oU thed by Th e Colobed amkhicah Pa b lnblng Company A niiTltftAL SEttRO NEffSPAPEB Puh jHhed every Saturday at 459 C St N 9 Washington D C SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Six months Three months 200 - 110 JBO INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE SnbJcrlptloDs may oe sent oy postofflce money order express or by registered letter All communication for publication should be accompanied with the name of the writer not aecoKsarily tor pabllcation bat as a guar antee of good faith We solicit news coutrlbntlonB opinions and in fact all matters affecting the race t e will not pay for matter however uniess it Is ordered ty as All matter Intended for pabilcatlon must reach this office by Wednes day of eaoh week to insure Insertion In the current issue 3uiAgents are wanted everywnere Sen...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

IS 3EGR0 JOURNALISM A FAILURE SecodI Baptist Lyceum Discusses Our Press and its Future Not a Failure but Iu ade lately Supported Because of Indif erfoce and Disunion guHay afternoon A Day With Ne groJoaraaliem was the feature pre sented at the Second Baptlat Lyceum The nea of President R W Thomp son to all particular attention to the imporauce of our race supporting at aole aid honest tbi3 p - the clean nevrarver whcn are 8triviu t0 mcudu public sentiment that will be belief -ml to the Negro and to the A iier an body politic The pr tB Mr Thompson said by way f introduction has a definite mis ion to perform the people lite wise have a duly they owe to civiJlza Hod ibe success of each factor lies in cooperation How to promote a ma tenai uuderstauding between the pres3 aud the people that will lead to a coalition of forces it the purpose of this meetiug Tue first speaker was Mr A L tfauly editor of Tne Daily Record wuo pointed out the difference be tween the purposes aimed at and metho...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

II I I 10 I 75 -- f mm Ill S3 il SHREDS AND St Louis Has a Negro Tobacco Workers Union Hon John 0 Lawton 1b Deputy Col lector of Customs at DarJen Ga The Odd Fellows have more lodges In Georgia than in any other state in the Union Several colored bakers and flour makers are employed by the National Biscuit Company of Philadelphia The Negro has one clerk one press ma a and two book binders in the Gov ernment Printing Office Washington D O Mr L E Perry owns and operates a mattress factory at St Joseph Mo employing members of his race exclu sively The Richland Cotton Mills recently presented 1000 yards of cloth to Rev Richard Carrolls new Colored Indus trial Home near Columbia 8 C The paternal grandfather of Editor A L Manly of the Washington Daily Record was at one time governor of the state of North Carolina Editor J Perry of the Philadel phia Tnbam has bean installed a superintendent of the Lombard Street Central Presbyterian Sunday school ins Philadelphia Lieutenant Governor Caldwe...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

Gi Stat bel you 1st- toll WORDS FOR MR GREENER A o Brainy American Representative the Commercial At i vostock Impresses of the World cial Hon diehard T Greener the United State representative at Vladivobtock Eateri S beria seems to be meeting at success He was sent by with gr Stcrej Day to open the Ccnsulate at and betides the difficulties ace that p 0an ujoBualy hard language ho has had acaeiy no clerical assistance to have succeeded in gain He apifl inetne esteem of the Military Govern rGeneral TchitchogofF Admiral Ohoo tin anil all the other military and naval ihcialB and is virtually now the leaer of the Consular represent- tivea A particular gratifiy in 8 feature of his mccerf has been the good things which commercial travellers write home about dim U S Consul Harris of Nagasaki Japan writes Every once in a while aomo travellers come along and Bay to me That man Greener up in Siberia ib all right he is pushing America to the front Hon George A Newhall of the rian Francisco Boai...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

13 Tuskegce Alumnus Oontnued irutu First Page oes in Albany- and Albany audiences of the cla88 which ProfesBor Taylor baa bad the honor to address are n6t only highly cultured but are extremely critical as well Yet whenever he haB Bpoken In this city the attendance has boen most generous and the press com mentb have been of a highly compli mentary character Although Professor Taylor has only been In the field about seven years he has managed in that time to speak twice to the students of VasBar College and to appear a number of times in leoture course in Massachusetts and New York He has been the guest of many clubs notably the South Mid dlesex Unitarian Club of BoBton The Ilk Ei lit iff II fK w vv I PROF ROBERT W TAYLOR Unitarian Ciub Waterlowu Mass The Round Table Clubi Meadville Pa The Congregational Club of Chicago and many others Besides enjoying the hospitalities of theBe various clubs Professor Taylor has been a welcome guest in the homes of some of the best people in the New...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

PEN AND PENCIL CLUB flashix1 ns Literati Form an ton t Vtutual Improvement and Pro- mjti f Good Fellowship Fo n tae weeks the brilliant coterie 0f fouratHists and writers with which Wasbit ion abounds haa had In mind p fore in of an association for pur poses oi - Inetd i In j development and the PROF L M HERSHAW promotioa of good fellowship among tho members of civilizations most Im portant craft Ab a starter last Wednes day evening a few cougei ial spirits met at the parlors of the Southern Hotel and organized tue nucleus of what is to be known as The Pen and Pencil Club Mr L M Heehaw was choBen pre ident ilr R V Thomp sou secretary and Mr W T Mennid treasurer hef i ilUtn will be chosen Hi the ntii meeuoe which will be held at the ral of tuo chairman Edi tor I ILimas Firtune was placed on the honorary rJ which is to be re served fr prominent out of town A T THOMAS FORTUNE scholars and penmen Among the active members are such well known wnteis and thinkers as L H Doughs J W Cromwell...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

M I m ira i v iP l lih 1 he Amphions Score Grand Army Hall was filled to over flowing Friday evening February 9 the occasion being the annual concert and eteption by the popular Amphlon lee Club who iully sustained their reputation aa entertainers The club rendered a short program of classic and popular selections after which Hoff r mans orchestra discoursed a fine pro gram The roster of the club for 1900 is as follows Honorary members Hon Judson W Lyons Hon John P Ureen Prof E S Hoflman Captain F T Webster Messrs Richard Green Jesee Koonce R W Thompkins Hon H P Cheatham Prof John T Layton jMajor Arthur Brooks Captain E L Webster Messrs Nathan Ruffin C F 3tt Browne W J Abrams Tenors Messrs Winston Payne William A 3Iitchell Joseph D Wilson Fred A Sabbs Charles A Champ William De Long Basees Messrs J H Washing ton Benjamin H Baker William Coop er Jesse B Walker Richard Drew Louis Ambler William T Isabell Prof J Henry Lewis Musical Direct or Ladies Auxiliary MiBS M E Pry or chairman Mi...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

ZJRkSI MMJ NEW rc L lor B33t -3 M I nivexsary Lincoln w Jt Youug pteret oi t announced EMENT IN BOSTON t The Hub Contending Chance ana Fair Play Placing all in a Single Claas - Special The 0lBt an- ihe birth of Abraham erved Monday evening i rel by the successful - e new movement in the - Negro The purpose as a circular calliDg the oeeUDg ttpntion of the country hih threatens to the 8 TlT i npnnle seen In the -- r to iheclear te ucy u ------ - KahaiM i tta Sua ti clae9 the fiame eU SSV of diflering tastes Sttr V i nations and ability and be safer and more just uru rinle - giving to each colored d uonal opportunity com- SwrtJe nb his character and JStv ii a -e be rated according to merits as a man and la md Mt he I- en a chane to render iSton ery field of activity for ihich taiouta and education fit biin About me nundred of the leading colored uihi of the city were present together rath Hon Thomas N Hart Mayor f baton Hon Albert B Pills bury President Horace B a mitead of Atlanta Ini...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 February 1900

itiii If- 1 1 i ri llHi TV e I Lfe lilJ fcl 4ft f C Tt M U1 mmMm Mm misfm IS The Spartas Annual Fete v j ir s4rvirf Suited lota of men yesterday and will suit more to day Belling oar finest faDcy orated bia k and blue dress wors ted and vicuna don bleb eastedaack and cutaway suits at 1485 20 would not be a cent too much for thorn ID J Kaofmap 1107 Pa ate Sity Paragraphs Mr Samuel Clark of the city poBt office has been quite ill jecently He is suffering from a troublesome throat affection Mrs Susie Washington of 57 Fenton street ne wife ofWm E Washing ton has been quite ill recently but is fast regaining her former good health A movent has thus early been set on foot to secures more commodious audi torium than the Academy of Music for the annual commencement of the High School The Grand Opera House might be purged of its anti Negro ten dencies by such a cultured gathering as invariably attends these exercises Commissioner E H Wright of Chi cago spent jthe week in the city and made th...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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