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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 27 April 1917

wmr7' TM •If 'A 1 «n,ty CITY LOCALS Miase* Stella Tat* and Ollie Brown entertained Miss Marie Jones of St. Paul laat Thursday. The Marshall Neil Art club met Wed nesday with Miss Jda Davis, and after business the club adjourned to meet with Miss Addie Wilkinson, 824 Small street. Mr and Mrs. George Law entertain ed Mr, and Mrs. Fred Gresham of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Gus Nichols at breaklaat Saturday morning. A pleasant time reported. Aery Furnished Room—For man and wife: garden free. Pbtne Wal. 7140. The Merry Church Terrell club met Monday with MiBS Marie Bell and will meet-next Monday with Mrs. Jessie Davisi The Mothers Congress will meet lBt Saturday in May with Mrs. R. N. Hyde. It will be election of officers and all members are requested to be present. Mrs. J. Alvin Jefferson, 1322 Day street, arrived last Sunday evening from Colorado Springs, Colo, where Bhe had spent seven weeks in the inter est of her health. She ie quite well now. A few business men gave a noon luncheon last...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 27 April 1917

-miracle Zn" and a people wit* "a There are a lot of middle places, which men ought to try to occupy. It disgrace that we have only two icemen, two firemen, three clerks, bailiff, two postmen. Holding our is not making progress. Progress getting more, not merely holding what you have. Mayor Thompson made every man holding a city job show citizenship pa pers or his name went off the list. "These things came about by means of organizations which held together longer than the votes were counted. "Ihese things came about by having a central mouthpiece and some confi dence in a local leader. It does not Whether we are inferior, or a baby people, as one man says, we act like both in being divided into as many factions as there are ward* and pre- HEALTH HINTS. so lonjr aa we permit some one men of A. J. Booker, M. D. the dominant race, to outspeak the "While the Reverend Reese and Doc-. °P|"ion of a thousand. tur Medbury talk of us in term, of the 1 J* further jeopar dized, we need a host ...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 27 April 1917

»4 ^77 4 HEALTH HINTS. A. J. Booker, M. D. While the Reverend Reese and Doc­|opinion tor Medbury talk of us in terms of the "miracle man" and a people witlv "a golden age in the future," we sit about and languish for either a loud voiced leader, or ears to hear that which is coming from many sources. Editorials are written about us, men lose friendships and caste in our in terest, while we sit by, content to be the bone of contention. While we need .men to see that our civil and so cial status ia not further jeopar dized, we need a host to look after our plain condi tion of making a living and get ting good places to live. We are at both ends of the ladder of progress, a few at the top, millions at the bot tom and a mighty few in the middle. One of the reasons there is so little harmony and understanding is because there is too big a space between the •llows on the bottom and those on ../p. We can't pass the word along in gentle tones. It is so far from the top to the bot tom that t...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 4 May 1917

Boost Pay and read The Bystander XXIII No. 46 MARSHALLTOW N ITEMS. •/The Marsnalltown ^rt club will irteet at the home of Miss Jessie Walker on Thursday. Mrs. Fred Simms and daughter, Vivian Wilkerson, of Toledo were vis itors in the city over Sunday, the guest of Mrs. Hardenia Robinson. The Baptist church have organized a choir Under the direction of Mrs. Abner. Mrs. Grace Humphrey entertained Mrs. Fred Simms at dinner Sunday. Mr. Fred Wright of Davenport was in the city this week on business. Mrs. Hardenia Robinson entertained Tuesday evening in honor of Rev. and Mrs. Abner. A delightful time was spent by all present. Those wishing to nave news pub lished call Red 1824. Mrs. Anna Harris, who has been quite ill with the quinsy, is greatly improved. Mrs. Reeves and niece, Miss Mc Craven, of Des Moines, came to the city Saturday owing to the illness of her daughter, Mrs. Anna Harris. Mrs. Reeves returned home Sunday even ing. Mrs. Eric Suter and daughter will leave for Omaha on Thurs...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 4 May 1917

Boost Pay and read The Bystander XXIII No. 46 MARSHALLTOWN ITEMS. The Marsnalltown A,rt club will irttet at the home of Miss Jessie Walker on Thursday. Mrs. Fred Simms and daughter, Vivian Wilkerson, of Toledo were vis itors in the city over Sunday, the guest of Mrs. Hardenia Robinson. 1 The Baptist church have organized show your colors. a choir under the direction of Mrs. Abner. Mrs. Grace Humphrey entertained Mrs. Fred Simms at dinner Sunday. Mr. Fred Wright of Davenport was in the city this week on business. Mrs. Hardenia Robinson entertained Tuesday evening in honor of Rev. and Mrs. Abner. A delightful time was spent by all present. Those wishing to nave news pub lished call Red 1824. Mrs. Anna Harris, who has been quite ill with the quinsy, is greatly improved. Mrs. Reeves and niece, Miss Mc Craven, of Des Moines, came to the city Saturday owing to the illness of her daughter, Mrs. Anna Harris. Mrs. Reeves returned home Sunday even ing. Mrs. Eric Suter and daughter will leave ...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 4 May 1917

Y, I a* p» tic st •:.7 1 a si P« p* S« .- -l 1 "I -..'j '#1 -'f- it' !a n\ THE BYSTANDER *YSTANM» PUBLI8HW0 CO., PUBLISHES! dbs nomas, iowa JOHN L. THOMPSON, EDITOR FRIDAY, MAY 4, 1917 Published «very Friday by th# fly. standsr Publishing Company, Das Moines, Iowa. Office in Chemical building, corner Seventh and Mul berry streets, Phone, alnut 899. Official paper of the M. W. U. Grand Lodge of Iowa, A. F. A A. M., and International Grand Congress of Heroines of Jericho of Ajnertea, and Western Baptist Association. Entered at the ond class matter. postoffice as sec Advertising rates for display ads, £5 cents per inch, for each insertion. Three W six months' contracts, 16 cents per inch. Local advertising 10 cents per line for each insertion, counting seven words to a line. For ehurches and aeeret societies where admission is sharged, one-half of the above-mentioned rates. For pro* fessional, legal and announcement cards, yearly contracts, etc., terms are given on application. All ad*...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 4 May 1917

fiMKfV •'p,F .msv. W-K CITY LOCALS ir service at Union Congrega nal church Sunday at 4 o'clock. Jr. Elliot Harris and son of Hanni |t Mo., *ai in our city this week on •iness. Jr. A J. Wilson had an operation ^formed lait week, and is resting •ely at the hospital. The St. Paul Altar Guild will meet |th the preaident. Mrs. Alton, tn it Thursday.afte-noon. on 13th St. Little Maudline Dixon, the little lighter of Mr. and Mrs. Dixon, who been very aick is improving this bk. Irs. George Law left this week for jar Rapids to review the Household [Rath, as she is District Most Noble luvernesau,! Irs. N. C. Marshall and daughter of 14th street left Thursday April Jth, for Denver, Colo., where they 111 spend several weeks. Jhe K. of P. local lodge will hold jeir ahnual sermon Sunday at the Lple Street Baptist church, at 2:?0 flock. They will be in full regalia. Jiss Prada Graves was hostess at a party Thursday afternoon at the klace Sweet Cafe, in honor ot Misses leva Everett and Evas Basham ...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 4 May 1917

3} fc. «r. •.! (.! i! I1! 'ft! pi if t, I si I ft- &•! •I luv v"- Tfr'*" r- 4 jo« 1 HEALTH HINTS. A. J. Booker, M. D. The men of thia community were wonderfully blessed during the past two weeks by two splendid types of virile men who brought messages of sane mod practical living—Rev. G. W. .Robinson, the new pastor of Corin thian Baptist church, who addressed the men at the Palms, and Rev. How ard, who talked at St. Paul's. Wen Wanted and Dr. Howard of Keep the Charge. They went at the sub jects with a punch and with clear-cut logic and a fervor that touched men's winds and souls. People may dodge behind silly ex cuses, which they attempt to palm off for reasons they may attempt to jus tify the gratification of passions and indulgences they may detach some iine in the Bible about wine they may point to the frailty of some Bible •character as license to do wrong, but all these things must fade away into realm of sophistry when subjected to reason and right living. Whatever may b...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 11 May 1917

ft',.? AV. y.&::>••••" »V, .* Boost Pay and read The Bystander XXIII No. 47 QUINCY, ILL., LOCALS Rev. G. Shaw united in marriage on last Wednesday evening Mr. Elmer White and Miss Bertha Doolin. May they, enjoy a prosperous voyage through life. Mrs. Nellie Bernard is resting easily at this writing. We are sorry to chronicle the death of Mrs. Sarah Stewart, who departed this life Friday, the 27th, at 2:30 p. m. in the Soldiers' Home hospital. She had been employed at the superintend ent's home on the grounds as cook for the last fifteen years. She was a member of Bethel A. M. E., also of the Ladies' Social club and Household of Ruth, No. 213. Her funeral was held from Bethel on Monday at 2 p. m., Rev. Shaw officiating. Capt. Andrews, superintendent of the Sunday school, spoke in glowing terms of the de ceased. Through The Bystander we extend sympathy to her daughter, Mrs. Fannie Simms, and her host of friends. Master Wm. Nixon is on the sick list Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pier ente...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 11 May 1917

S^ i* \t 4 Jn .• i-'| •$ 'M^Vw iSl THE BYSTANDER BYSTANDM PUBLISHING CO., PUBU8HKM DBS MOINES) IOWA JOHN L. THOMPSON, EDITOR FRIDAY. MAY 11. 1917 Published every Friday by the By atander Publishing' Company, Das Moines, Iowa. Office in Chemical building, corner Seventh and Mul berry streets. Phone, alnut 899. Official paper of the M. W. U. Grand Lodge of Iowa, A. F. A A. M., and International Grand Congress of Heroines of Jericho of Ajnerica, and Western Baptist Association. I Entered at the postofflce as sec ond class matter. EDITORIALS NEGRO LABOR EXODUS CAUSES CRISIS IN SOUTH. West Point, Miss.—At a mass meet ing of West Point and Clay county citizens, the labor situation, resulting from the departure of thousands of Negroes for the north, was discussed. A resolution was passed providing for the appointment of a committee of twenty to inform each labor agent in the county that his business is ruin ous to the county and also to request him to desist from recruiting Negro labor for...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 11 May 1917

W CITY LOCALS jlrs. Tillie Lee, who has been sick, lis improving at t^is writing. Eliza E. Peterson W. C. T. U. will eet Thursday, May 17th, with Mrs. Igaden Green, 1210 Center street. Airs. Annie Allen announces the en gagement of her daughter, Beulah Jvelyn, to Alfred Williamson. The redding will b'e solemnized the latter part of June. The Xloster Crochet Embroidery Jub will meet with Mrs. H. Hender |sor, 834 Twelfth street, Wednesday, May 16th. The girls of the liary Church Ter rill club will entertain at an informal evening club party Thursday evening, IjUny 24th, at the home of the Misses •Gertrude and Adah Hyde. Mth Bertha Anthony of Boone, Iowa, is in Des Moines, called here by |the of Jher uncle, Mr. John IDavis, who has been removed to the hospital. The Corinthian Aid society met Fri day afternoon with Mrs. Bothic, 1766 laple street. If you will tell us why Thomas A. Sdison outclasses all other inventors, |we will tell you why the Edison Dia mond Disc Phonograph outclasses ...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 11 May 1917

ww" ft 1'W "te i^ •,"*,v"'x^T tjwp* m., i** Now York, N. Y.—It is conservatively esti mated that over three million people annually in this country alone are taking Nuxated Iron. Such astonishing results have been reported from its use both by doctors and laymen, that a number of physicians in various part) of the country have been asked to explain why they prescribe it so extensively, and why it appar ently produces so much [e :er results than were obtained from the old forms of organic iron. Extracts from some of the letters received are Kivcn below: Dr. Ferdinand Kins, a New York 1'hysician and Medical Author, says, "There can be no vigorous iron men without iron. Pallor means anaemia. Anaemia means iron deficiency. The skin of anae mic men and wo men is pale the flesh flabby. The muscles lack tone, the brain fags and the memory fails and they often become weak, nervous, irritable, despondent and melancholy. When the iron goes from the blood of women, the roses go from their chee...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 25 May 1917

reen et nt vr era. ars. on- na gs a ith State Capitol Blag HUl lea! UOOIU Boost Pay and read The Bystander XXIII No. 49 I. W. Bess of Minneapolis, R. V7. Franklin of Oskaloosa and A. G. Clark of Oskaloosa were nominated. After taking three ballots A. G. Clark was elected in a close race by R. W. Frank lin. I. L. Brown of Marshalltown was unanimously elected associate grand patron. Mrs. Emma Jackson of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Maud Wilkinson of Des Moines were nominated for-grand treasurer. The latter was elected by "d close vote of seven majority and of 108 votes. Mrs. Emma Heron of Clin ton and Clara Shepard of Davenport were nominated for grand secretary. The former was elected. Correspond ing secretary, Mrs. A, G. Clark, Oska loosa. grand conductress, Mrs. Bettie Anderson, Minneapolis. Minn. grand associate conductress, Miss Jessye IOWA O. E. S.—A LARGE ATTEND- schools of the state. mu .i I ^homjis, Layther Mease, Mairsrie BUT* r™S ^1^7 °f/ieCta MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA. (Special to Bysta...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 25 May 1917

Ml 5 mmmmmm Pappi,,,, I tv ft THE BYSTANDER BYSTANDBH PUBUSHmO CO., PUBLISHERS DBS MOINES, IOWA JOHN L. THOMPSON, EDITOR FRIDAY, MAY 2S, 1S17 Published every Friday by th« By stander Publishing Company. D«a Moines, Iowa. Office in Chemical building, corner Seventh and Mul berry streets. Phone, alnut 899. Official paper of the M. W. U. Grand Lodge of Iowa, A. F. & A. M., and International Grand Congress of Heroines of Jericho of America, and Western Baptist Association, Entered at the postoffic* aa sec ond class matter. Advertising rates for diaplay ads £6 cents per inch, for each insertion. Three to six months' contracts, 15 cents per inch. Local advertising 10 cents per line for each insertion, counting seven words to a line. For churches and secret societies where admission is charged, one-half of tl.e above-mentioned rates. For pro fessional, legal and announcement cards, yearly contracts, etc., terms are given on application. All ad vertising is to be paid in advance. We are...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 25 May 1917

an LOCALS Nora Kinney returned home from [Minneapolis, after visiting her sister. Mrs. Elizabeth Gardner is very sick I jnd is confined to her bed. Her friends »re alarmed. The Young Motherfc' Congress will meet at the*home of Mrs. Hazel Bell on Thursday, May 31. Mr. H. E. Jacobs is working for a [contractor in our city. He is also beautifying his home yard. Mrs. Edyth Strawthers has been quite sick at her home on Jefferson avenue, but is now improving. Mrs. Chas. Wilson, who has been very sick and was operated upon, is better now and able to be at her home again in Highland Park. Mrs. Emily Rowland of Chillicothe, Mo., arrived in our city Sunday, May I 20, to visit her daughters, Mrs. Maude M. Wilkerson and Mrs. Florence B. Taylor. Miss Mabel Johnson of Gravity, Iowa, was a visitor in our city this I week on her return home from attend ing the grand chapter of the 0. E. S., which convened in Marshalltown. The Mary Church Terrill club will meet Monday evening with Mrs. V. L. Jones, ...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 25 May 1917

IS" I I sS- 4 (i es at •f! •11 »V •t: W .a .V' o, HEALTH HINTS, 'MV vj A. J. Booker, M. D. One of the best signs of the times and of practical Christianity is to see the interest taken in the question of "Am I my brother's keeper." It is looking around to see if there is a wider scope of work and duty than keeping oneself warm and free from temptations which characterises those of some thought and character. vision. There are more and more girls com ing to our cities every day. The city lures people, they like the excitement and the opportunity which city life offers. The Negroes resented the ad vice of Booker Washington to stay in the country. Since he gave out that advice to us all the papers in the coun try have been urging whites to do the same. We resent with great bombast such practical advice. On the other hand, we are illy prepared to take care of venturesome boys and girls when they land. To talk about equal rights and safeguards is the sheerest nonsense. The New Electric R...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 25 May 1917

M»)h I i-ii v.- mm *&*:*'• k). m- .,"! V. ••,'. 4. J-.. r\ ?i The New Electric T.lpV'wl RAWER M.tui Oik? Model. One ol the Fa—as "44.1* S5000 11 m\ iatSSSi placedk$M00 in trust in the great First National Baak of Chicacro to guarantee to you the faith ful performance of our SO1 day trial agreement. lirfar AflrMlte Wftlliarl Wfl ®f •^&*?** \. iv HEALTH HINTS. A. J. Bookep, M. D. One of the best signs of the times and of practical Christianity is to see the Interest taken in the question of "Am I my brother's keeper." It is looking around to see if there is a wider scope of work and duty than keeping oneself warm and free from temptations which characterizes those of some thought and character. One of the most gratifying re ports, made by a lady from Daven port, at the! Wo man's Federation, was the keeping up of a room for Negro girls. That is some sense and some spirit of duty and of vision. There are more and more girls com ing to our cities every day. The city lures people,...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 1 June 1917

Boost Pay and read The Bystander xxni No. 50 ADDRESS TO THE IOWA FEDER ATION OF COLORED WOMEN'S CLUBS. At Ottumwa, Iowa, Wednesday Night, May 23, 1917, by Laurence C. Jones, B. Ph. B. (State University of Iowa, L. A. *07), Founder and Principal of The Piney Woods Country Life School, Braxton, Miss. Ladies, Friends and Members of the Federation of Colored Women's Clubs: I, a mere man, salute you. In all my insufficiency and inability I am here, hoping to show you how highly I re gard this privilege by trying to speak upon one of the most interesting sub ejcts in the world so that I may claim the honor and satisfaction of speaking upon a grand subject, even though my feeble treatment of it may fall far short of what that subject deserves. This is the day of great things. Great inventions, great struggles, great issues, great problems, great and mighty undertakings. Look where we may in the world, intellectual or material, there is something colossal, titanic and epoch making, so in se...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 1 June 1917

Boost Pay and read The Bystander r.:y ADDRESS TO THE IOWA FEDER ATION OF COLORED WOMEN'S CLUBS. At Ottumwa, Iowa, Wednesday Night, May 23, 1917, by Laurence C. Jones, B. Ph. B. (State University of Iowa, What is a State Federation of Clubs? As I understand it, it is the various clubs of the state organized and united under some general head or ruling or into one general body, incor porated or chartered under the laws of the state, I suppose. Very well, a few words of any dictionary will de fine that part of it but a State Fed eration of Colored Women's Clubs Colored Women's Clubs. Now we come to the heart of the subject, a heart which no history, song or story can ever fully portray. Do you re member the slave women of whom bade you think a moment ago How thrilling it is to know that they, their children and their children's children are the members of the clubs which form the Federation as we know it to day. And when we consider how in the short space of fifty years the co ored wom...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The bystander. — 1 June 1917

-Jfjr 'I b. 1 I I "•'w^ygyapBjwmetf-x*' THE BYSTANDER BYSTANDM PUBUSHtNO CO., PUBLISHERS DES MOINES, IOWA JOHN L. THOMPSON, EDITOR ERIDAY, JUNE 1, 1917 Published every Friday by the By stander Publishing Company, Dea Moines, lows. Office in Chemical building, corner Seventh and Mul berry streets. Phone, alnut 899. Official paper of the M. W. U. Grand Lodge of Iowa, A. F. & A. M., and International Grand Congress of Heroines of Jericho of America, and Western Baptist Association. Entered at the postofflc* aa sec ond class matter. EDITORIALS COLORED TRAINING CAMP. Des Moines, Iowa, our home city, will soon have a great training camp for colored officers. This school will open June 15th with about 1,000 men as students and with 250 of our best colored army officers as the teachers. This school will last for three months. Elsewhere we have published a letter from Washington, D. C., giving all the rules and conditions by which one may join this school, which will be com posed of the ...

Publication Title: Bystander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Iowa, United States
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