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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

VOL 8 NO 2 POLITICS IN WEST VIRGINIA Which Reflects the Whole A News Mirror Duings ol the Race in a Thriving Min ing City Activity Among the Church is and Much Lite in the Social World Clarfcsburg W Va Special- Rev Watson and Mr Pollock Lowery have returned from the Baltimore Confer ence The congregation of Rev Wat sonB church ia to be congiatulated for having secured him as paster for an other year A municipal election was held here lastTueday and the bribe giver and bribe taker were largely in evidence I canLot find language strong enough to condemn in fitting terms tbe methods pursued by some of the candi dates of both partita The wholesale and open buying of votes was disgrace ful in the extreme a travesty on good government Party leaders seem to think tbat every Negro voter has hts price and they iuase an honest election an impossibility The law makes brib ery a strions offense yet there was no effort made to apprehend any of the eflendrs That men can violate the law with impun...

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. — 7 April 1900

9rr mtuim m htM ftn 1 IV 1 irii l IS - m A 43 i A MOCK CONGRESS The Students of St Augustine Inaugerate a Unique Entertain ment - Balelgb N 0 Special One of St Augustines Literanes held a mock Senate on the 16th inat Each member of the Literary except Mr D L Fergu eon who was president the secretary and assiatant secretaries represented some Senator and daring the session was called by the name of the same HI wK SENATOR QUAY H fl Brown Although there were few members the proceedings were carried out exceed ingly well and with much enthusiasm The Senators represented were Senator Beveridge James A Eoid Senator Clay Ed G Bouden Senator Daniel W T Wallace Senator Deboe Jacob J ones Senator Depew Nathan HSt j eon Senator ifilfeins AGood man Senator Hanna Julius Green Senator Hoar David Dann Senator McLauron L W Grioe Senator Piatt of Conn J S Simmons Sena tor Prichard EL J Erwin Senator Quay H H Brown Senator Sewell Peter Edwards After prayer by the chaplain Prof C H Royor Senator Piatt...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

AN IMPORTANT APPEAL One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birtn ot John Brown May 9th hoo The Day Should Be Ob sened By All Afro Americans Among the Muatiious Bona of Amer been none more th re have Isresolute and self sacrificing taan La Brown the BageotOssawattomie heonehundredth annivtrsary of whose brth occurs on May 0 h of tne present firm beliver in the Father He was a hood of God and the brotbeihocd of man His love of liberty was a JOHX BROWN The Sage of O aawaltomie mg paeion which caused him to abhor human slavery and to voluntarily yield up ui3 life for the overthrow of that Jnquitous institution He was the har binger of a brighter day for the slaves a herald of the deliverance which was to come He demonstrated his loyalty to the race when he stopped to felsa a Negro child on hia way to the place of execution Observance by churches OBsERV IXC L B Y CHURCHES SCHOOIiS ETC Every colored church every col ored school literary soaiety and es pecially every Mro A nieriican coun cil sho...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

at fKssm i fc i - W ma - s Messrs Cole Johnson Gibbs and Lucas the Guests at a Festive Board A very enjoyable after matinee spread waB partaken of in one ol the private dining rooms at Gray and Oostleys on last Saturday as the guests were Messrs Cole and Johnson Sam Lucas and Lloyd Gibbs whose very successful en gagement at the Academy concluded with the performance of that night The affair was entirely devoid of anything mP F jmrnBIi hfm WMmm MKmWKKm INI MR SAM LTJOAS The Veteran Actor and Comedian with Cole Johnson in A Trip to Coon town which might savor of formality and after the more solid viands were dis posed of the company lingered in soeial converse over coffee and cigars until a few moments of the hour for the evening appearance of the honored Oongratulations were extended to the gentlemen upon the remarkably clean character of the show as well as apon other features of especial interest and amusement with which it is replete Mr Sam Lucas who in his own proper person repre...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

kjClA EFFLORESENCE nntzensatMonticallohavc of the Things that arc Good News Notes Parlotleiville Va Special The I- Kaan in nrncrrnaB eriyill ffU TTIrst Rantlst Lilted Friday night with over hundred convert J i nn nn at th 71 Inn - Ynrh TtflV Daniel von fisP115 - - TX 1 1 A DnvfAV nnrl wevs mwuu u ire pastor- ijjird G fluey 01 iu uuuuwj UOJO niiiliUneKsv uavein me The Y M C A mens meet- 11 nrrAcrt loof Hnnrfntr Hfciouucvi - - j nfl WSJ T8 J nDvk Hnnriev Is Do oa ttoii wmild have others I mu T tiff ft A xrrryfir A J ui IjDDtO JOU irrDfresJiDR at a very flne rate wev faiurfi Jackson the newly appoint- r Ti 1 wT r tlli pastor ot trie aa -a uumeu i Id ity haa arrived Rev B Date Yen are former pastor nas Deen appoiuseu 3tkeK B church Salem Va Rev H Roid formerly of this city but t Dlnt ro 5e trlaifinor 0ff 01 rlOLei b iruim i iu itbu and Nelson coautiea The fun- lalof Mr Mark Staples who died with Ineumonia took plaoa from the Zion Lin Baptist ouureh Saturday at 3 p Rtv Daniel Cave pastor...

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. — 7 April 1900

WW i iA i JfCt H1 IWI LESSONS IN POLITI S rftj fcji acfgj The Loyalty of the Afro American to One Political Party Avails but Little Let Politics Alone Says Mr Cozart and Get Down to Business Prominent Afro American Leaders Quoted Dayton Ohio Special I firmly be lieve that politics is a millstone around the Negros neck and I further believe that if colored voters would divorce themselves from politics and adhere more closely to industrial and financial pursuits the race problem would then lJlt BIS30P ALEXANDER WALTERS be easily solved The wheel of progress Whicli long slcce has been clogged would be liberated and once more it would begin to revolve The colored voters have been loyal politicians always voting the republican ticket even in days when It tried their very souls to do so Wiho t the col ored votrs the republican party would have ceased to exist long ago or it would not at least had so many glori ous victories to its credit No the party has developed to such an eror mous str...

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

A Prize Debate 1 A grand prize debate was held at ghiloh Baptist church Monday evening Apri 2nd and was largely attended aad tue debate was enjoyed by all present Subjsct ReBolved That an Intelligent DiviBlon of the Negro Vete would Materially Improve the Political Stttns of the Race Program Call to older by W 0 Martin president of Music Coronation choir Lyceum aDd congregation audience standinf Miss Jeanette Taylor organist J W Hollm director Invocation Eev J Anderson Taylor pastor MuBic choir Beading reaolutlon Prof J L Pinn Beoietary of Lyceum Opening ad drffig affirmative 10 minutes Ed ward T Burrell LL B of Howard Univenity Address negative SO sain utcB Clarence A Wright Esq Grad uated Washington D CHigh School Music choir Address Affirmative 30mlutesTho8 HClarke Late Lieut and Judge Advocate of U 8 Volunteer Infantry Address negative 30 min utes UbarleB Bumner Taylor A B Howard Uaiversity Closing address affirmative 30 minutes E T Burrell LL B Music America ohoir Bene diction ...

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. — 7 April 1900

jW l i ills if Jl Jltl iJ1 ml I I I iff SV H Ktmrtaag - l - - - -T Ibe Colored uiericaii Published by ttiK Colored ambbican Pub lleblng Company A NATIONAL NEGRO NEWSPAPER PabUflhed every Saturday af 459 C St N W Washington 1 C SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Six months Three months 200 - 110 60 INVABIABLY IN ADVANCE Snbsorlptions may De sent Dy postolfice money order express or by registered letter All communications for publication should be accompanied with the name of the writer npt Qecensarily lor publication but as a guar antee of good faith We solicit news contributions opinions and in fact all matters affecting the race e will not pay for matter However unless tt is ordered oy us All matter Intended tor publication must reaoh this office by Wednes day of each week to insure Insertion in the cuarejit Issue LJAgent8 are wanted everywnere Send oPSstructions - For 8Ie by all Nrws Dealer ADVERTISING RATES Reading notices 50 cents per line Display advertisements 52 per square lnon per ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

ASK WIGHTS REMOVAL a lrom las page Patitlnnj 7TTrn -neither in sohods hi nor In the homes How is m find out the itw -0 vinr eoi the aegrot j 6 ol Hi 1 Icboolarol rodsuperintendentand afivertl8e9 lhe nPlB mln Pi WU1 m sonH ronrrl Negroes lu the States and tight polls for our rights ttbl p0f WethertosB of the High School school question He tbe p0fee op t tbe removal of tuperrateadenfc of schools he colored change in the public school o any 0 bar speakers also protested ijnem jpinst tbe prop sed action AUDIENCE WAS WHH HIM W Calvin Chase nnrinK tbe sj teches entered tbe church aad took a seat up- ha ninfoim At this juncture there were cries of Chase and that gentle nun arose to spaak 4ih th n esident of this AllliuuSn v e meeting begau Mr Chase -baa said this meeting is lo for the purpose of denouncing any one I am here to con Tbe people in the rfema some one community have been slandsred libel ed and condemned The 90000 color ed people have been called worse than ffl orflfikera CLoHd ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

k 1 aft m 1 I pi m 0 j Military and Historical Souvenir Portrait Card This valuable addition to the war his tory of Negro soldiery has been receiv ed at this office and artistically m well as historically it is a thing of beauty It 13 group portrait of all of the officers of theThird North Carolina United States Volunteer Infantry of the war with Spain As is generally known this reg Iment was the first Negro regiment organized and entirely officered by oolored men It sells for the smal nm of one dollar and ought to be in the home of every intelligent Afro American as well as in every school house reading room and library For particulars see advertisement Colored Democrats Dine The United Colored Democracy of Greater New York Mr Edward E Lee Chief gave a grand banquet last Thurday evening April 5th at their commodious quarters 152 W 53rd street of that city The affair was conducted - on a grand scale and a large number of representative men were in attendance A Stag was given to Mess...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

LESSONS IH POLITICS Continued from 6th page jlr Charles Alexander another writer of note writing on Government Functions in speaking of the politi cal eituationBaid Our politicians are nueer lot They lay down their man- hoc and independence accommodate their principles to circumstances give up all honorable pursuits engage them selves to every associate who assists them and preacn all sorts of dootrines when they start in the race for boodle and honor but boodle is of first mo- meLt In offering a remedy for the present conditions of the race Mr Alexander gaid Let us urge me j pgru tu atbuci ate wiih thote from whom he muet learn Let us ttrive to enlighten him Let ue teach him to be less supersli tku3 Let us insist that the Negro build more schools study hard and practice economy Let us show him the importance of dividing his votes and using his botter judgment on mat ters ol political merit The time for the political Indepon deDce of the Negro has come There is no mistake in the sig...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

si Sl Mr D F Seville Mr D F Seville our well known letter carrier who bad the misfortune to lose his -wife on th 18th of last W month was a visitor to our sanctum one day this week Mr Seville is one of the moBt active and en terprising young men in this city He takes an interest Id all matters public and private which aflect the race He is an Odd Fellow and aMason in high standing and for years was active in the District Militia He has served Uncle Sam in the capacity of letter carrier for twelve yearB and during thattimo ho has never been brought up on a charge of any kind His native home is m the City of Broth erly Love but he has lived in Washing ton since quite a youth He cornea froaa the celebrated Dorsey family of Penn eylvaaia which si Enown all over the couatry A niece of his is the wife of Mr Robert Harlan formerly of Uincin nati but now of the Treasury Depart ment Mr Seville counts his friends by the score ail of whom aro proud of his friendship Not an fiffort at Rivalry E...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

AMONG THE LAWYERS Flsahes From Court Circles Afro Amer ican Who Practice Before the District Bar One of the greatest legal battles ra cently waged in the Supreme Court of the Dtnob of Columbia in which a constifitioual question was involved was tht oas i of CbarlesBowen charged with the murder of Samuel Jones A plea of former jeopardy was interposed Dy Lawyers Royal A HugheB and L Helendez Ktntr The court recently informed the counsel for defendant that he would soon render a deeision in the case they made an exceptionally fine argument -the government was repre sented oy the Dlstnot ablest proseoutor Notwithstanding the faot that Law yer fj Melendez King has just returned from the sad mission in the burial of his father he made a very eloquent plea in the defease of Cora Curry in Criminal Court No 1 This woman was charge with grand larceny and Mr King succeeded in securing a surpris ingly light sentence considering the agRtvatinR circumstances under which the erlme was committed Th...

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. — 7 April 1900

ii ft if Ft I ifc4 ft if 4 LlrJT Fi V 51 v t i v 11 1 m K Hf 1 a i r tj i - r1 i hf n v s KHiusfe if REV J SELLA MARTIN Minister of the Gospel Author and Schol Sc Bssrse -A Product of Marylandr Old WaBningtonlana will recall the brilliant and scholarly J Bella Martin sometime pastor of the 16th St Pres byterian church and the following llnaa from his pen written in 1859 will doubtless be read with interest Bbuc Grit THE SENTINEL OF FREEDOM BY BEV J SELLA MARTIN Watohman what of the Nlghtit The storm has begun the thunders are pealing The lightnings of truth like the Btern flashing eje Of Justice that sleeps not of vengeance unfeeling Are bareting from olouda in their con flict on high The winds of dieouBeion like the plough shares of terror Sink dsep neath the surface of slaverys dead sea And the monsters of crime on the laws of error Appear to the horrorfied gaze of the free The weepings of mercy in showers are falling On slaverys grim altars to dampen their blaze Tke deep tones of...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

C6ity Paragraph ipiil fli wera make May flowers jlj jtoies Watklns of Baltimore in ti - city this week a few day Mr E Franklin Cooper has been ap Dtiotid ti a position in the Census Ur Charles Russell has resumed his jnties in the Recorder of DaedB office as jopjiat Ggt your Easter salt from A H Goopir the tailor near the McKmley Honw on Missouri Avenue RgT W Bishop Johnsoa is very ill at this writing his many friends de sires to aoon see him recover Mr JehnT Howe has returned from Nerth Carolina to the delight of his large eirole of friends in this city Mr Annie E Thomas who resides at 716 Fla Ave northwest is very ill her ncoysry is doubted by her intimate frlsndB Misa Mary V Lacy who resides at 144 B street n e is expecting to go to Biltlmore Md very saon to spend the Hummer Misa Adna V Hance a resident of Winchester Va has gone to Lexington Va to spend the summer with her par ents and friends Theae balmy spring days lend much interest to the racing that is going on In this city ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 7 April 1900

I fe 1 jigpas 14 rA 1 fl- hlffi ml Hi lb HI wE Vi i H 4JM K 14- 5- - r lSt rr a- r r I -- v - ST r iH u - 1 SPRING TOPICS JrH Were bidding irreeiBtiblyf or your business Prices are right and were glad to have you puc the qualities to the test of compari1 sou We look for ward to a spring even bigger in busr neas than the big winter juBt pasBed because we deserve it The fair treat ment a man get9 here never tails to win his apprrcia tien and confidence Every value we offer you can be classed as a lead er Tcp ccatf Sf eciel 56 85 Spbjkg Suns Special 1090 D J Kaotoan 1007 Pa m Gity Paragraphs MIbb Mattie Morton of 2106 Eighth street northwest is very sick Mr T Thomas Fortune of New York is in the city this week Mr Sumner P Belcher of this office who has been ill with the grippe Eunerea a reiapee juai wee but is now on the mend tnThe Jim Grow Negro will be the subject Prof J W Cromwells address before the Congressional Lyceum at 4 pm tomorrow Special muslo exer oises Mr W R Hinton a prom...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 14 April 1900

0L 8 NO 3 BIDCAIKH U THE SOUTH poser VUltoms University The Citadel r Education for the Black Baptists of Story ot the Work of ttus Great School The Colored American presents to its readers in this issue a glimpse of the character acd workings of one of the foremost schools of higher education for tbe race iu all the South Roger Williams U iversity was founded iu the cny ot iNashville in lbGl uy Rev D v Philips D D a Baptist minister wiij ciuie here from New England Its beginning waB small Ac first Dr Phillips taught a claS of colored men at his own home Later he secured a room in the base men of the Spruce Stret Baptist church la 1865 ie had formulated his plans fur a school so he went North and raised mouey enough among the philanthropic- white people to purchase a site and erect a wooden building This building is now the Tbirteenth District Colored PcLool of Nashville In it Dr Phillips maintained the schucl un til 116 when by the munineienti be quest of Nathan Bishop of New York ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 14 April 1900

m f sea as the first man to undertake to establish an illustrated colored news paper That paper was the Freeman of this city at which time the present publisher of The World was associated with him This paper he established In 1888 and after running along for several years he found that the field was not large enough so he sold out and removed to Washington D C That field was already covered by a strong paper the Washington Bee edited and published by that strong and influential writer W Calvin Chase who ksowB no master for hi pen But Mr Cooper sailed in thoh the prospect was discouraging as in his judgment there were silver linings in the clouds that overhung the horizon From the day of its first issue his paper has been one of the most talked about not only in the Capital City but in the states The thousands and millions of voters in the many states look upon hie paper as a keynote and pilot of the situation and their ears are always to the ground to hear what the Colored American...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 14 April 1900

Ferguson to eat In the place Ferga A THE COtOSED MffiBXCAff WASHGf GTOK B 0 - i The trend of tbe Afro American Woman is upward Mrs Clara Betters a colored woman some reputation as a ffbo has won eparrer has been giving exhibitions of her ill in Atlantic Oity N J Mrs Mary Church Terrell is prepar log a series of lectures for tae deliver ing of which she is receiving many ad vantateous oflera from educational or ganizations Mrs Prances E W Harper Phila delphias noted temperance advooate recently made a tour through Texas lecturing against the liquor evil pay ing jeruwii expenses Mrs G errge Duckett nee Florence HjUcuu a graduate of Lincoln Insti tute is the associate editor of The Afro American Advance puolished at Minneapolis and Si Paul Miss Francis A Kiiey a young lady of excellent attainments will addreas the Second Bapiit Lyceum shortly She will auswei the question If Wo man were Given the Ballut what would She do with Ii Miss Kiley thorough ly understands the issues of the day a...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 14 April 1900

m Jiifc i Eity Paragraphs Monday is Emancipation Day Hon J Milton Turner still abideth in our midst Dont follow the band Monday Keep off the streets Gray and Costley are putting in a new tile flooring Metropolitan A M E church an nounces a ritar Concert for May 4 Senator W E Mason will be orator of the day Monday at the open air emancipation exercises Mr Eugene C Jennings of Louis ville Ky has been appointed as a watchman in the Census Bureau Prof Kcbert H Terrell and Dr C B Purvis aie administering the estate of the estate of the late F G Barbo does Mrs Jennie SL Douglass of 1164 21st etrefct haB recovered from quite a ten ons illness much to the gratification of a host of friends Potomac Lodge No 992 G U O of O P will give their 35th anniversary reception next Thursday evening ai Odd Fellows Hall The WebBter Sheppard and Lucas Amateur Concert Company gave a well attended concert and ball last Thurs day evening in Alexandria Eev J L McCoy of Charleston S O preached at the Second Ba...

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