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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 28 April 1900

ICPARIOTTESVILLE VA LETTER Charlottesville Va Special All of aba cluzrches were largely attended Sunday The Sunday School Union met at the Mt Zion Baptist cbarcb last Sunday a 3 ocleek Mr 6 P Inge president m the ohair Encouraging reports were given from all of the Bun- day schools OS sne unicn ine x ox C A- mens masting was crowded to oveifljwing last Sunday The subject or next 8undays Bible study is Fauh All the men are welcome to these meetings Rev W L Tolliver pastor cf Shiloh Baptist church gave a very interesting and instructive lecture at hi- hurch Thursday night subject Poibllhiea of Young Men Rev ToKiver has a series of lectures wh ch wih ue delivered from time to time for the elevation of the people Rev H Palmer of Lury V a formerly pastor in this city was in town laBt week Mr Henry Martin janitor of the Uni versity of Virginia and one of the moat widely known colored men in the country was siek at his home on Pres tons Heights last week Mr Martin has bten at the universit...

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. — 28 April 1900

m m ff fAf iwL g r Jhe Political HOROSCOPE We had the good luck to oatchjour popular friend Editor Cooper of The Colored American who la driving one of the moat successful papers in the country Brother Cooper took us to the Southern Hotel and to our pleas ant aurprhe we met the veteran jour nails t who la the pride of the journal istio world Editor T Thomas Fortune ouririend of yore Editor Fortune and we axe friends in every lenBe of the word notwithstanding our wide diff erences of opinion upon publio ques tions We had a pleasant chat and parted to meet again Fortune is a jolly good fellow I told him we want ed him to hear us preaoh so that we could convert him and have him join the A M E Church then there would be no contest over the editorship ol the Christian Recorder He had a hearty laugh over it and we parted We re gret tkat oircumitances over which we had no control prevented us from meeting him as arranged We called upon Governor Plnchback the great est political leader of t...

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. — 28 April 1900

DOINGS OF STAGE PEOPLE The Dvorak Musical Association of thia city is rehearsing weekly Director J Herry Lowis is well pleaBedwIth tbe progress that 1b being made The opera to be produced June lat is Gilbert aad Sullivans Pirates of Penezance and the Academy of Mnsio has been sc oured for the occasion Miss Edna Alexander tbe premier vocalist with Oole and Johnson has been the surprise of che year Talented though she is modest In her opinion of her abUity that her succesB astonished no one more than herself She has proven a lucky find foMhe Coontown management The success of the Negro upon the American and European stage has been phenomenal Cole and Johnson and their Trip to Ooontown Phil R Millers Hot Coon From Dixie B uohanans Fun On the Levee W il Hams and Walkers Policy Players Hogans Afro American Ministrols and O M McAdoos Vaudeville attractions are the most prominent of the colored shows that have been written man aged and produced by NegroeB with big success Miss Ella Anderse...

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. — 28 April 1900

la 4 I WnX ill m wv VWi T m f Iffiitfl l3Jillt I 1 VW r svrH M tl m m v StH llttffiBl y iT Rsjrr - t vni - IZOIO A BEFORE I To The AFTER V- f i t BEFORE AFTER KIMC OF flL Be Not Deceived COLORED PEOPLE of AMERICA ECOGNIZING THE FACT that there are many so called hair growers and straight ec ers now being offered on the market and I nowing to a certainty that m o s of these are lrauds ture and simple we wish to make a straght forward statement to the colored people ol America through its paper THE tjRED a M ERIC AN In the rear 01 1871 our niesent Secretary through a lorunate circumstance acquired the receipt lor OZOSO It was rot offered lor tale or pushed to any extent until 1675 whe It was put upon the market and met with marked success Alter a thorough test by the leading colored people ol that lime It was pronounced an honest legitimate remedy True to all we cU Imed lor it and worthy in every respect ol the confidence and attention ol every member ol the colored race because they ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 5 May 1900

iwy real -- f a J rsvD V I iij VOL 8 NO 5 IN PROSPERODS CONDITION The Annual Examination of tho Affairs of the Nationaj Benefit Association Points to New Opportunities for Young People The Social Side The annual meeting of tie National Benefit Association which convened in this city a few day a ago has awakened widespread interest among the mem bers over thecountry the large num ber of promising Inquiries lead one to boieve that this will be a record breaking year The buBines3 sessions were held daily at the Capital Savings Bank Building 609 B Btreet which is the Home OfBce and depository of the Association A- public meeting was held at Bhiloh Bap tist church on Thursday night at which time the public was well informed as to the workings and progress of the Asso ciation At t he business eession devotional exercises were conducted by the Vice president Rev J Anderson Taylor prayer by the Treasurer Dr A J Gwatnney The President Dr William K Scott presided and stated among other things...

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. — 5 May 1900

13 m TZJ iSfTuri fi I ii- wrx z is - JH J w ji SS U t lla lt r jrai is rt iW - I V m J fatty M trl KJAt H 4 JT i IP1 U IS GENL NELSON A MILES The Hero of Four Wars and the Peoples Choice for a Place on The National Re publican Ticket A Patriot and a Cham pion of The People t That the year 1900 will be a history maker of the most significant charac ter no one who studies the signs of the times will doubt Each return of the presidential year no matter what the issue Hover fails to stir t their depths the patriotic mpnVs of the American body politic We are upon the eve of perhaps the most decisive political bat tle that this nation has seen since revo lutionary times and a second formative era confronts us The grand old GENL NELSON A MILES zation that held intact the creation of Washington Jifierson and Franklin is again drafted for a divine mission Having mastered to the satisfaction of the col the vexed problems of national Laity of tariffs and monetary standards the republican party...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 5 May 1900

AMONG BOOKMAKERS AND PARAGRAPHERS LmeiA P JViurrsyof whom much w -id in our la9tissuj is wiitirf a t His large opnortuuities as iifcrarian of Oongrets hvo pat h r i m possesBion of a vast fund of 6l pledge of authorship both white a i colored of the books that have im pr s ed the world Heha3 been searoh ii out and catalogueing the blblogra pl y of the Nogro for the Paris tii and so interesting has the work became that he haB decided to attempt a more ambitious line of investigation review and oomparison It is Mr Murrays purpose to collect exact data ci ncerning the eminent men and wo men of the race and arranging each in order under aspecial classification grouping the events of the period and the men and women of the race who took part in the history of the time In addition to this Mr Murray has with wonderful skill and ability made au analogy between the white men and women of like conditions and times producing effects heretofore entirely lefc out of similar works by Negro author...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 5 May 1900

IIWpFjl - - - - 11 IK ir THE HIGH SCHOOL TICIOBIOBS ia n i - 8IM Wins the First Annual Debate with raffi Howard University In a Walk IKS Mw fit II J I fjrii 5i 3 Si Sw wli An audience of fifteen hundred peo plewltnesaed the first annual debate between the Miner Literary Associa tion of the High Bchool and ifiureka Literary Society of Howard University at Andrew Banbin Memorial Chapel Friday April 27 Resolved that Htrikea are Justifiable was the reso lution and the affirmative was main tained by Howards team composed of Messrs McNiele Short and Harley while Messrs Gaskins Holmes and Morton of the High School supported the negative Much enthusiasm was manifested by the partisans of both sid and long before rhe exercises be gan the crowded chapel was bright with wa ciors and echoed the cheers of lusty rooters After the Invo cation had been said by Rev W V Tunnell of King Halj who also Drefiid ed during the evening and two verses of America had been sung by the audience Mr W C McNiel Jr...

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

I DELEGATE AT LARGE Mr George A Myers a Two Time Winner as Alternate Delegate to Philadelphia Colnrabus Ohio Special The re publican state convention closed its deliberations here Wednesday by se lecting Hon George A Myers as alter nate delegate at large to the national coavention at Philadelphia There were three cclered candidates for the honor riz Hon W B Stewart of HON GEORQE A MYERS town Ohio backed by H C Smith Rev James Poindexter of Oolumbus baekad by Walter SThomas William Lynch and other and Hon George A Myers backed by Hon William Clif ford R W Tyler C W Roynolds Charles R Dell and Z R Jackson Rev Poindexter was biought out with tne hope of dividing Myers support and thereby letting Stewart ellp in It was also believed that the bringing ont of Rev Poindexter would force Tyler to abandon Myers and go to Poindexter the candidate from his own city The scheme however did not work as Tyler etood firm for Myers and Clifford Jackssn and DpII Bfcood like a stone wall for their fav...

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. — 5 May 1900

Ni n i u Kff h r h V tr J PI n jj 7 f M H M t fit c II i teVa m ilw Wfri DRAWING TO A CLOSE Bethel L t rarya d His oricai Associatiou RuUfd ng Out he M5 Krilhunt Season in Its i iii en Years of Existence -The Drbt Wash rig on Owts o Prof Rch ards Announcement Bethel Literary and Historical Asso ciation is rounding out the most suc cessful and in the truest sense the most profitable season it has enjoyed m its nmateen years ot existence Almost loae Prf W H Richards baa admin istered the office of President not iha he has lacked support encouragement and sympathy but because the broad plan f work laid out was bo thorough ly his and its proper execution depend ed so completely upon his eagaciy en ergy and application that tho official board has been more than content to indorse hlB every suggestion and action and back him up at every turn with the fine force of their moral and financial strength Thus compactness of or ganization intellectual affinity and a level headed executive have c...

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. — 5 May 1900

WISHING world were better po vou wish the what to do 1 ime tell you rf a watch upon your actions Kep them always straight and true d your mind of Belfish motives ke your thoughts be clean and high loa can make a little Eden ike sphere you ocoupy D you wish the world were wiser Well suppose you make a start jjy accumulating wisdom In the scrap book of your heart D not waste one page on folly Live to learn and learn to live If jou want to give men knowledge You must get it ere you give Do you wish the world were happy Then remember day by day Just to scatter sesdb of kindness As you pass along the way Fot the pleasures of the many May be of times traced to one As the hands that plant an acorn Shelters armips frm the sun Ella Whielek Wilcox WOMANS WORLD Miss Kossie JL Taylor is doing good service as city reporter of the Oxford Misa Enterprise In 1870 there was not a colored lady bookkeeper to be found sn thiB country Today we have about 350 Miss Grace Hart of Cincinnati O has aiven up ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 5 May 1900

y1 iiipte5M 3SSSaLiS2S I 32fflft Srifer f J 5fbe Colored mericaij Puonehed iv Ckf Uolokkd American Company A TIONAL NEfcitO NEWSPAPER Pub every Saturday at 459 C St N W Washington D C SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Six months Three months 200 - 110 60 DTVABIABLY IN ADVANCE Subscriptions may De sent Dy postoffice money order express or by registered letter AH communications for publication should be accompanied with the name of the writer not aecesBarily lor publication but as a guar antee of good faith We solioit newB contribntlong opinions and In fact all matters affecting the race W e will not pay for matter However unless It la ordered Dy us All matter intended for publication must reach this office by Wednes day of each week to insure Insertion In the current Issue TSaJAgents are wanted everywnere Send or nHtructlons For Silo by nil News Denies ADVERTISING RATES Beading notice 50 cents per line Display advertisements 82 per square lnon per Inser tion Discounts made on large contrac...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 5 May 1900

Zmd if r trftf St aV vnv ccra Xhb Political Horoscope The Negro democrats out in Indiana are getting themselves together and are claiming that combined with the strong independent vote in and about Indianapolis Bvansville and Terre Haute they can give the electoral vote of the Btate to Bryan especially if the popular Tom Taggart is named for governor or ie made chairman of the national committee Manning at the Oapital has The World to sow demo cratic doctrine Dr Benj Hickman proEelyting down in Montgomery coun ty and Dr G W Bucknef la keeping the trail hot along the line between Vigo and Vanderburg The republicans have choaen Guriey Brewer as an alternate-delegate at large to Philadel phia as a soother and are said to have told the leaders to drop Porto Rican and gold standard talk and hold up Ben Tillman and John T Morgans harangues as typical of democratic sentiment toward the JNegro Tne Propogandist Club the leading socio political organization in Ifldianapolis is educating an ar...

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. — 5 May 1900

l rpi Elty Paragraphs It ia May Marriage bells are ringing merrily Prof Jesse Lawaon has been spend ing a few days in New Jersey and New York Married Wednesday evening at 1823 S street northwest MifB Bertha Beat rice Corbin to Mr John W Naah Miss Emma F G Merritts dignified and forceful activity in the school con troversy is yielding splendid results Miss Mary Dent of Eokington Cul peper county Va spent two days in the citylasb week the guest of Miss Hatfcie Burrell Mr B L E Hall and family Ieffe 8afcurdy of last week for Atlantic Oity where they are comfortably situated at the Clinton cafciage Mrs Sadie Gaston Holly the ac complished wife of Dr G Holly of Kansas City will visit friends in this oity at an early date Bishop R S Williams whohaB been spending some time in the city left Tuesday of last week for New York Ho returned to Washington Monday Mrs T 0 TJnthank nee Miss Ger trude Clark and little daughter Louise hare returned to their Kansas City home after a lengthy visit to re...

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. — 5 May 1900

WJlK llrAi gSS The lather of Bishop 0 C Pettey died recently at his home in Wilkes boro N C The A M E Zion Church has some fifteen women delegates to the General Conference yhioh meets In Washing ton this month Dr A J Warner says he was with Bishop S T Jones in the organization of the Arkansas A M E Zion Confer ence in 1882 and Is therefore the father ofit The Ninth Street M E Church Cov ington Ky contains a memorial win dow in memory of the late Mrs Susi N Hammond who was the wife of Dr E W 8 Hammond Rev D J Sanders president of Bid die Univer3ity was eleoted an honor ary memher of the Ecumenical Confer once now in session in New York but pressure of engagements prevented his attending The lisv W J Howard stated that during the 32 years of existence of Rising Sua Lodge Washington D C not two oants of the money had been misappropriated and that today the lodge had 700 in bank J Edgar Smith formerly foreman of the Zion Publishing House ab Char lotte N 0 is a candidate for business ma...

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. — 5 May 1900

w i Jr ie 55 AFTER FOURTEEN YEARS Second Baptist Lyceum Celebrates Her An niversary in the Presence of a Bril liant Audience On Sunday April 22 the Sdcond Bap tist Lyceum celebrated its fourteenth anniversary with appropriate exercises The program was crisp and entertain ing from beginning to end After intro ductory remarks by President Thomp son Mr W T McKinley superintend ent of the Sunday School opered the regular exercises with a concise and finely phrased bictory of the formation and practical acheiyements of the Ly ceum Bey W Bishop Johnson gave an eloquent and instructive talk on the Beflex Influence of the Lyceum Up on the Second Baptist Church and Mr Henry Y Arnett stiried anew the popular admiration for his scholarship by a classic dissertation upon the Ben efits of literary eocieties to a Commun ity The addresses were all brief but teemed with solid thought dressed in most attractive garments The music was especially noteworthy Mr Wal tsr Franklin of Cincinnati made his i...

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. — 5 May 1900

ltd WANTED TO KNOW By the way who is Oliver F Grayi isnt McKialey and Miles an ideaj American ticket if the For to Eioan tariff has began to orry the 4 meriean Negro yet By hat coincidence was the Senate nrt on the schools numbered 7 11 If the Negro Isnt gradually realizing that he has power of thv most positive Hnd If Aguinaldo and Dorsey Foultz have arranged to pair in the disappear ing specialty If tne remarks of Superintendents Cook in his forth coming report will be printed in red ink How does Bryan and Dewey strike the democrats for a rouising rampant bell ringing ticket If Judo Scott Isnt reminded of the old adage tbab Theres many a slip twist the cup and the Up If Mr Wight isnt as much displeased over Iria manner of going as he is over the face of having to go at all If the fast pace set by Prof Richards is president ot Bethel Literary wont make hardBlideing for his successor If W Calvin Chase isnt of the opin ioa that a certain good District man would fit in very nicely as ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 5 May 1900

M f - i V 41 1 i m h vm mJl u ft SHREDS 1 1 v- U v2y vyTP fense of Tallow Dick Combs charged wltk the murder of the late Governor Goebel It la enoouraging to note that for once the Hampton Va jury hae ac quitted a Negro and that too one charged with the awful orime of mur der and the victim wes a white man A colored young man of only 19 years of age living in Chicago has in vented a rapid fire machine gun Which aocoxdlng to reports will place hiaa in the front ranks with the worlds great inventors The Supreme Court of Ohio has de clared constitutional the anti iynoh law of which Representative H C Smith of Cuyahoga County is re sponsible for its being upon the statute bosks of the State It ia believed that this decision renders liable to the amount ef 10000 the county where Click Mitchell was put to death by a mob about four years ago The Lake City post office which was discontinued after the murder of Post maBter Baker has been re established with Mra Delia D Carter white aB postma...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 5 May 1900

NUOWMENT FUND I t Wellington Addresses a Dis lr A-a-a Pitt tins N JU auuicuws in burg - annal Rrvntrfir T Kngi be brilianfc Negr edU T addressed trial L h eeung In the intereat of an fund for his institute at rEege Music HallThmBdayeTening Joseph Bufflngton of rll 19 Judge rjuinl ates district court PreBid Sand ttie list oi vice presidents and Ins of the meeting included the Elowing among others Tm t H Keed juape jouu Judee J F Blagle J B tcn E M Ferguson William Mc- onway Rev M B Riddle D D h w S Huaelton G W Guthrie j htirjz John Bindley Ji n t0r Aihart J Br Calvin Wells U ituinpsou H C Frick Charles cfehai Senator C L Magee ri Ct RrViort Pit- I Niiieiu rnuii ww iiD c M Schwab Director E M gli Prof Jonn A Biasuear wiu rank r Nicola Mr Washington at TuBkegee has om Tactically nothing built up an istitute which has reached a wonder- ivdioDment The property now meirat fceveral hundred thousand oilaie and the average attendance is ver 1iOO To carry on this work sue sfuiiv money iB nee...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 5 May 1900

a r tWm t iff r raln 1 f -I I 1 1 Mdk m r Kl p R tl Br Sity Paragraphs JgZSS TBMOWXXD TheDeimo Koonce cafe is the finest this side oi New York City THE SUMMER SEASON IS ON Captain L J wtfollen the manager of the Eiver Queen announces in another column to the public that the books are opened for excursions to Not ley Hall that popular summer resort and that the River Queen has been re painted refitted up in every way and new electric lights put in at the ex pense of five thousand dollars and iB in better condition than ever to serve the public Captain Woollen needs no in troduotionto the Washington public As manager of the Hirer Queen and other boats he has always been a prime favorite with the people His books are opaned for charters and the churches sooieties social clubs and all organiza lions which desire good dates should call on him at once and make arrange mentB for them Already the list is very large but many of the best dates are opened The following dales have all taken Jun...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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