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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 March 1900

THE COLORED iAMERTOAST WABHDTOTOK D 0 C3 so ess s HON ROMEO H FREER A Sterling Republican aod Gubernatorial Possibility of West Virginia A Friend ot all the People HON ROMFO H FREER The Choice of the Republicans of West Tirginia for Govt rnor A Leader of the People and a Champion of the Masses Jadge Romeo H Freer wnols epsken of as the Republican candidate for Gev ernar of West Virginia ib serving hta first term In Con ress from the Fourth District of that Judge Freer ie oni of the sibieei men that ever repre eented Wett Virginia In the House of Representatives Iiob who have kept track of nie short Congressional caraer say the reputation given him as an able man is not misplaced in the brief time be has been in Congress he has convinced bia friends that he Is just the man to lead the West Virginia Repub licans to victory as their candidate It is conceded by political wiBeacres that the Republicans of West Virginia will hve all tbey can do to hold the State to the par y this fall and...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 March 1900

jB55M ill WS I 1a tip - igh ST S9B J jgj alt St b oia w 2- wa life ru J r - - V Kau4i Jy SgSL A Donglabs Da Fete -- Race Doings in a Mining City Young Republicans on the Alert an aggregation of colored comedians and vocalists gave a fine performance at the Opera House Saturday night They played to a crowded house Messrs Jones and Lee of Parkers burg who went into the oil fields to engage in buslnees were compelled to suspend temporarily on account of the smallpox scare They have returned to Parksrsburg Mr Thomas the popu lar groceryman of Monticello Ave was severely bitten on the arm by a dog Mon day Dr Henderson dressed the wound and no serious results are apprehended Rev Robert Steele was in the city last week Mr A D Foulkes Is here for an indefinite stay with his brother James The convention of republican clnbs of West Va was held in Parkers burg Thursday Prof S H Gusa was a delegate from the Clarksburg Republi can Club white of which he is vice president Mr James Strrng read an ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 March 1900

Stnngtown on the Pike Taskegee Ala Special to The Colored AatricaD It Is gratifying to note that for ite past four or five years many of tjj0 foremost writers in the United glares have been inspired by the con temuiatlon of the Race Question to write many beautiful magizlne articles and oooks aod these contributions dig nifjlnsaa they do tbis great peplex ing problem render the Negro many aids in his upward and onward prog jess The first installment of an extra ordinary story of epecial Interest to the Negro appears in the March number of the Bookman published by Dodd Mad and Company of New York Tins atory is written by Prof John Ur Luyd of Cincinnati Ohio one of the nioit liberal highly educated and sym pathetic scientific writers in America Ha pictures the Negro of the slavery day period in his unsephisticated ignorance and fuperstition and it is by the contrast of Buch faitniui portrayals of tie race with the present condition tbnl we are able to fully measure our advancement Thi...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 March 1900

mm -BPI mm a m if sagejnf - - ni 50TH ANNIVERSARY Mr Joseph D Jones Entertained by His Friends Mr Joseph D Jones the proprietor of the Douglass Hotel at 220 6 street n w will be given a royal surprise tonight by his many friends and ad mirers The occasion ef the enter tainment will be the celebration of his fiftieth birthday Mr Jones has lived in Washington since the war being a veteran of the War of the Kebellion and while not old enough to carry a mWWk mEBmnKk WrwmM MR JOSEPH D JONES gnn he was a teamster and rendered herculean service It was not long after he came to this city until he found permanent employment and was early known as an honest reliable indus trious young man He was married to Miss Dolly Miner twenty four years ago and two ohildren Ernest W and Joseph H Jones bless the union Mr Jnes was sexton at the First Presbyterian church of which Dr T De Witt TalmFge was pastor for twen ty years and during that time had al most entire charge not only of the church but of the...

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. — 17 March 1900

TL frage Trie Suffrage Cause i uat New England Newspaper Pays a Gl ing Tribute to the Speech of Mrs Mav Church Terrell who Spoke Be jrt he White Women in a Great C en ion Here troni the Boston Transcript national American Woman iisocialiou hss just closed what is liuiuijtedly the moat Drmiant en tbueiasiic and memorable convention of its ioug history The ever memorable WorMa Fair congresses of 1893 one re call were the focussing of all the great womans progressive movements of ffhicL he churoh missionary temper anca and euflrae organizations were the advance heralds One had only to peer into the crowded auditorium in wbi h tne recent Washington meet ing o ivened to get a realizing sense 01 the fact that the suffrage cause is the impelling force of all thereat How best vl 1 i JMARr Ctilc Terrell to secure for women the rights of citr zenshlp the purpose of pressing those movements will always be pre eminent in the minds of thoughtful women untiJ the problem has been set tied in the r...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 March 1900

i iij iBPi as - 22 s A JOURNALISTIC LIE -Bruce Grit Untangles a Yellow Journal Diatribe Anent the Gifted and Eloquent Charles W Anderson A Slap at Penny a Liners Albany Now York Special Some idea of the loose and reckleEB methods employed by the average White newspaper reporterwhen writ ing about colored Jadies and gentlemen may be gathered by a reading of the account in the New York Age of last Week taken from the New Tork Times which atate3 that Mr Charles W Anderson had become possessed of a racing stable etc etc It seems a pity to lay bare such a magnificent apartment of lies and insults as the write of that paragraph got together and had published with out even being required to verify his alleged faotB by the city editor of a paper whose legend is all the news thats fit to print The penDya liner who wrote that paragraph was permitted to refer to Mr Charles W Anderson behind inverted commas as the best dressed coon in New York and to inject a lot of hogwash and slush alleged co...

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 March 1900

THE tod jus Join- TWELFTH CENSUS to the Its importance partioulttly the Tntbelorace To J f each Censua bears the 1t marking our a milestone reU9 V tDe Path 0fUfe PSKK tune has brought on many fSacHhe world gazing upon dilation of atactics mar- Tr8tride3ofaracrore TtVem ved from barbarous slavery V2i we are now making will lSBnerationsandthestatUB tZs the 12th Census will reveal nd a race that is slowly hut iKngoutitsownsalvalon vibe- iroofnbo given of the mend of a people than a tfic u of their occupations trades no greater incentive - ad pi ann me a struggling people oi etttoili show- than a jg the vame m each State of th real an 1 peifOBal pioiiw j -- riven iLohe who have long maintained that the American Negro is an inferior removed from the being but little brute than an authorative statement illiteracy has dim hoWlDg that our med that the misty cloud of supersti tion and of ignorance that has long surrounded us is rapidly passing away before a favorable brteze of intelli gence ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 17 March 1900

itfif 1 M 9 laiiKMr I I 41 vm w v vUJ eP if iff j V - Iks ji ST- Onr Spring Stock Is Complete 1 3 OFF re- there are special prices lntbetore on ev ervlbrj D J Kaufman 1007 Pa m City Paragraphs Hr Joseph H Douglass is out of the city Mrs 0 F Lafon of the Woodson House has been Bpending a few days in Baltimore Mr Riohaid Hughes who reaidea at 505 D street n w has been very sick He ib convalescing Set it down that the new principal of the Washington High School will be an old resident of the District Mrs GusBie Henderson is pioving to be one of the expert typewriters m the office of the Becorder of ueede Mrs Gteorge H White wife of our popular Congressman is improving to the delight of her many friends Sunday March the tenth Rev W Bishop Johnson baptized eleven con verts The churoh was crowded Mr S J Turner a former resident of Bakersville N C has accepted a po rtion in the Register of Wills Office Mrs Chapman who died Karen 4th leaves husband two children a devoted mother i o sister a...

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

T I MMM - w M M VOL 7 NO 51 A POWER AT TDSKE6EE Mrs Josephine Wilson Bruce the Head of the Girls and Womens Work at Tus kegee a Tribute to Her Sterling Qualities By reason of the distinguished posi tion held byher late husband as well as by reasonof her own intrinsic worth as a woman Mrs B K Bruce has for a number of years been properly dis tinguished as the first lady of the land bo far as the Negro race is concerned Bhe Is a woman of superior education and poBseaBea a delicacy and refine ment of nature that would distinguish her in any company The Negro ha9 had few if any who possess the refine ment culture and irreproachable char acter that is rue of 3lrs Bruce A speaker not long ago in a public ad dress referred to her as a queenly wo man Notwithstanding all of the rare priv ileges which were accorded to her dur ing the life of her huebaud ahe never for a moment lost her head nor became Intoxicated in a way to make her Iobs bur identity with the btst interests of the race After ...

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 March 1900

tsm ft A Nei Negro Journal Published for the Democracy And a Mir ror of the Social Life of a Villa in West Virginia Claxfefeburjr 17 Va Special Rev Watson pastor of the Water St M B Church held bis last grand rally and preached ins farewell sermon last Ban day night Large congregations were the order of the day Accompanied by Mr Samuel Covington he left for Bal timore on Monday night to attend the General Conference Rev Morris and the board of tros tees of the A M E Church have iBsued an appeal through the local newspapers for funds to discharge the indebtedness on the church Rev Mor vis la an energetic worker and hiB efforts have been productive of fairly good results It is to be regretted how ever that onr wealthy cilizenB do not show a more benevolent spirit open wide their plethoric purees for Buch a worthy object and give plenteously The oitlzens will soon be called upon to accept or reject the Counolls propo sition to issue bonds to pay for sewer age and the paving of streets ...

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

1 SPARKS FROM THE AHYIL A Few Brilliants Shattered From The Opinion Page THE HART FARM SCHOOL Kditor Colored American The pub lic naturally feels a profound interest concerning the discussion last week in Congress and in The Post of the Hart Frrn school and the great work it is doing for the colored people of the Dis Columbia This beniflcent trict of founded by Prof Hart and sustained by him for the past three veara at bo great a coat of money and Lor is imperiled by the desire of Mr M d Peck and Mr John F Cook members of the Board of Guardians to transfer the work to Mr Smythes nenal settlement on the James Elver sixteen miles below Richmond IhUB away over 10000 from not only taking the merchants in this city who furnish the eupplies for the Hart Farm School but quite thai amount in salaries paid by Mr Ha t to his corps of instructors numbering ten pereons all of whom maintain families in this city The cruel feature of the whole thing is however the separation of the little wards o...

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

l e - MS E3 r V CARSON IN THE FIELD Will Return to Active Politics to Fight Chase and Jones From The Washington Post Editor Poet I beg to be allowed spaoe in vour oolumns to repudiate a false rumor circulated to the effect that I brought forward aa candidates to the Republican National Convention Bev George W Lee and Dr Robert Rey hurn and that they were selected by me to fill the places in that body bo SSv COL PERRY H CAR30N long held by Mr Gleason and myself I did not know the personnel of the Lee Reyburn ticket till I met Sergt Mckay a few days before the eleotion when he informed me The momnnt I learned that Lee and Reyburn were to make the race I decided to do all in my power to elect them but as to the formation of the ticket I had nothing whatever to do 1 am deservedly proud of the part 1 have borne in district and national pol itics in the years gone by but I am prouder still of the fact that l was an humble worker and follower of Lee and Re j burn the peoples choice and tha...

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

DEFENSE OF SUPERINTENDENT COOK r e Colored Schools While He Has Been in Charge proro tJl VRfchlngtou Post Eor Fi t The report of the board f trust f Plblic scnooi8 Ior ia0XJ1B rtrfCnJibIa for the school year legs J odyln the reports ofauper Llp aud others bearing date cember9 1S99 contaios in a preface SJPT GEO FT COOK byJW Whelpley president lowlng As tbee reports show and as we have found during the pat year the public schools of the District are in excellent condition But erintendents and other officials and the principals and subordi nate teachers have performed their dif ficult and laborious duties faithfully and well Wo believe that our public Bchools have kept pace with the advance of modern methods m teaching and in the management of schools The same school board passed on Tuesday March 14 1900 the following resolutions Whereas that In the investigation of the superintendent of schools of the ninth tenth and eleventh divisions this board fbd much inefficiency m the neglect b...

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 March 1900

1 H Hi r fc THE ISSUE OF THE HOUR Prof L M Hsrshaw Delivers a Scholarly Argument Before Second Baptist Lyceum on the Constitutional Commercial and Political Aspects of the Porto Rican Tariff A Meeting Full of Ginger If any one doubtB the iuteroBt of the Negro in all tbe great Issues of the hour whether they directly bear upon the race problem or not they should have been present last Sunday afternoon at the Second Baptist Lyceum The Porto Rican tariff questionwas up for consideration with that scholarly and well posted young thinfeer and eeono mist Prof L M Hersbaw a3 orator of the day An audience that tested the capacity of the spacious lecture room listened attentively throughout the address and to say that is was highly instructive interesting and edifying would be hut a faint description of its excellent character A subject that might have proven dry as dust m other hands was given a treatment that was profound and exhaustive olear bb a bell and whioh laid bare witn primer like ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 March 1900

dkop us a postal card You are going out of town Yoa have a guest visiting you Your pastor ib given a reception Ydu are managing a ooncert You or your friends are ill An heir is born into your b0lCA meetinK for a specific purpose is a Your paBtor preaches an exception al good sermon You buy a piece of property You are appointed to an office You know anything of general interest-drop us a card briefly stating jbe facta Pity Paragraphs Mrs Ella B Thompson continues ill Put your money in the Capital Sav ings Bank Senator W E Mason at Seoond Bap tist Lyceum tomorrow 3 30 p m sharp Miss Nannie E Smith of 475 Mis eouri avenue is to visit North Carolina eocn Mis Marie Carver of 4th strest north west haB been spending a few days in Virginia near Culpeper Mrs Julia Mason Laytou is prepar ing a history of the Womans Relief Corps G A R to be placed on file at the Paris Exposition Col K R Bowie and bi8 biand emile are among the most taking feat urea of the Personal Libuty League Clubs Sunday ses...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 March 1900

kWI M 1 J it i i Sit ft imw MS ft- 1 VA Publish HE If he Colored o m - a t S a -V iarday at 459 C St N W Washington D C SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Biz months Three months DTVABIABLY IN ADVANCE 200 110 60 BntucrlpMonB may De sent Djr portoflPce mouer order cxprees or by registered letter All -communication for publication snotua bo aaompaniedwith the nam of the writer not leoessaruy ior pamicauon phl su antee of good faith We solicit news contributions opinions and In fact all matters afftetlne the race ft e wUl not pay for matter howrrer ubJcm It la ordered by ub All matter intended IbT pub Ueailon mart reach tola office by Wednes day of each week to Insure insertion in ttie ctarrenf Issue ajAyenta are wanted evarywnere sena or Jistrnotlona For Sale by all- Hews Dealers ADVERTISING RATES Beading notices 60 cents per line Display advertisements 2per square inen per Inser tion Discounts made on larce contracts Entered at the Post office as second class Matter AU letters communication...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 March 1900

t Vi MV THE COLOEED iMEBIOAIT WABHINiJTOH D 0 v i i iv x w x i s vm i iwm vo x- 1 i WWXM m t mxmONS v rw vV THE LATE FKEDERICK DOUGLASS One of the Great Colored Men of Maryland by John E Bruce MARYLANDS RICHEST PEARL Orator Scholar and Thinker Fr derick DouRlasb was the Peer of any man of his Generation The John brown Episode If Virginia may juetlj la claim o being tiia Mother 0 Presidents Mary laud may with equal justice lay claim to being the Faibt r ot the greatest and most emiuent Negroes m Ainenoa Negroes whose xeniii eloquence tal ents scholarly atainmenta and wun derful capabilities have been admitted recognized and respected by not alone the so called superior race but by the fliiiii ated aud cultured of their own race who wilihitfiy concede their right to Biaud as the representatives of the best thought and the nighest achievements in their respejtive fepneres attained by the Negroes of America Benjamin Banneker as were all the other great Negroes who bappened to have been ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 March 1900

kkj tJll m m EEIs FACTS FOR NEGROES A Key for the Practical Solution of the Race Problem A White Citizen oi the West Talks Good Sound Sense Editor Colored American My heart has acked many times a I have seen the persecution of the colored people in the South And what I say is witk a elneeie deaire to do good In the S oath we have the race troubles while in the North we have labor troubles We are apt to think of these as entirely differ ent questions bnt they are closely al lied to eaoh other and the remedy for one will prove to bo the remedy for both Prond ham an nature will never acknowledge the servant as his pqual It does nob matter whether the one is white while the other is colored or whether both are of the same color the wealth as a class will always look with oontempt upon those whom poverty compels to serve them In the North we see the wealthy treating their white employees with about as little respeot as the whites in the South show for the colored man The remedy for these...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 March 1900

Charlottesville Items Charlottesville Va Speoial Kev jerkins of flinton West Virginia R j trio Has been assisting in conducting the revival at the First Baptist church left hvt week for his home j he mee are continued this week and the astor Bev Quarles will be assisted by L Hawkins of Gordonsville and KV -- otber pastors of the city The number 0 converts reported to date is about 35 At the Mt Zion Baptist church the revival continues with great success imn nhnnt 45 Ud to tae pioocui ti reported TheY M U A vert are 5 becoming the center of attraction for men on Sunday evenings oar young Agojd number was prtseut last Sun The Bible lesson was day evening sowing the Seed which was Interest taily a11 instructively diseased We hope to be able to report before very long that our rooms are not sufficient to accommodate the joung men at these meetings Next Buudaye Bible study is Unohattity and Its Cure St Mark 1 21 34 All men are invited to come Rev E Duke Venture left Saturday to attend th...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 24 March 1900

i M sl a L iM m r ki M 3 it 31 T sp m - K t Ul i Si A REAL OTHELLO Continued from 1st page persuaded tbat his wretchednees is complete a cry of rage or ratber a ioar like that of a wild beset starts from hia a dome d I still seein to bear tbat cry it chilled us with with feai and made every spectator ehudder Tears wet his cheeks his mouth foamed and bis eyes flashed fire I bave never seen an artist identify him Belf so perfectly with the character which he represents An actor told me he saw him sob for eome moments after biB exit from the scene Every body men and women wept Boileau was right in saying to actors Weep yourselves if you would make others weep Rachel in the fourth act of LeB Horace is the only artist who ever produced so great an effect The Correspondent of the New Yoik Herald writing about the same period said An American Negro named Ira Aldridge has been performing at the Imperial Theatre in several of Shakespeares pieces and hss met with great applause His principal ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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