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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 12 May 1900

- t - - - - - - -- VOL 8 NO 6 A KEY 10 THE SITUATION Hon Henry A Rucker Collector of In ternal Revenue and a Leader in the Thought and Morals of the Prosperous State of Georgia Unlocks the Portal That Leads to Solving the Race Problem A race i9 fortunate indeed when it possesee big brained resourceful and clean handed leaders in its several fields of activity Long has the Ne gro felt thenecesBity for rallying around her strong men in the church and in the arena of education but only with in the past two decades have we been firmly convinced that unity of method is essential to progress in the world of business and politics and that the same high degree of character intelli gence and morality must be demanded of those who would stand in the front rank Some oondltkms hare confronted us that would cause the timid to blanch with fear and bring confusion to the weak hearted but they have served to ripen and develop the real leaders and happily have taught the masses that only by loyalty ...

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. — 12 May 1900

a 3 H M mi fir i Ml i ji 0 n to M - t Am aw J T jtim iU tee cotoBED mmtQAX WAsmmwti fi d HON HENRY DEMAS The Black Prince ot The Crescent State COLLECTOR DEMAS DEAD The Remarkable Career ot The Black Prince of the State of Louisiana Hew Orleans La Hen Demae the politician known from the Atlantic to the Pacifio died recently at his rear dence 1712 Canal street this city The cause of death was Brlghie disease The remains were shipped to Edgar St John PariBh for burial The de ceased wan fiftytwo years of age He leaves a wife and thrte children Ex- senator Henry Dcmas had been for the past thirty yearB a conspicu ous figure in the politics of the state of Louisiana Mustered into the Eer vice of the union army at sixteen as a oorpoial he received an honorable dis charge He was born a slave in the palish of St John and was familiarly known among his intimates and as eooiateB as the Blaek Prince He was elected constable in his parish in 1868 and from then hie career in poli tics was steadi...

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. — 12 May 1900

r r trfFi nfefti SHI The Political fORO scope Col TV A Pledger -wants a straight white electorlal ticket in Georgia and this i the argument he advances in support of bis contention In the coming presidential election the editor-in-chief who is vice chairman of the ropublican organization asks that evory leading colored republican will appietnate the great battle before ub this fall for the success of our presi dential ticket The republican party is our best friend Whatever we must ex pect of legislation ben ficial to the Ne gro race must come from that party White primaries and discrimination generally are all that we can expect from the democrats Hence we must Biand by the old party of progress This being true we must sacrifice feeling a little just as the Roman Catholics do to carry strength for a cauBe We must have In Georgia a white electoral ticket There are at least 25000 democrats in Georgia who will vote for President McKinley this fall with a white electoral ticket that wou...

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. — 12 May 1900

k i Tt 3i a T If Hi IM Vy t 13 ftTarw A Story of the Tuskegee Wizard A serious application of the refrain in tbe song If yun aiut got no moDey you neednt oonue round was pointed oui the other night by Booker T Washiog ton in hie lecture in the Grays armory In aid of the endowment fund tf the Tuskegee Industrial school of which he has been tht head for nearly twenty j ears One phase of hiB address was devoted tu impressing Che Negro with tnai commercial Bide of ethics which paraliieis respectability wih propeitj After citing instance after instance ot Individual nuceeas on the part of oolored people he told a humorous story of a member of the Jpoh white crash who endeavored to oross a strum by means ot a ferry owned by a black man Un cleMuEe said the white man I want to cross But I haint got no monej TTnnle Mose aeraUhed his head Doan you got no money t all he queried JNo Bald tne wayfaring stranger I havent a cent But it done cost you butv8 cent insisted Uncle Mose ter cross de feny...

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. — 12 May 1900

THE STAGE AND ITS DEVOTEES The churob and the Btage are gradu ally finding a common ground upon flhioneach may meet without presump uon on the part of one or undignified conce3eion on the part of the other jast week Mr Frederick Warde the tragedian addressed a public assembly 0n Tne Btage following several dia tmguiehed clergymen Ha said in part The great trouble is that we dont know eaoh other It is the fae of the world to judge actions but should we not Eometimes consider motives The prejudices the church has for the stage Is net all the fault of the church the stage must bear its full share of the blame If there has bsen prejudice on the Bide of the churob there has been defiance on the part of the stage Mr Warde echoed the sentiments of Kev Bentley one of the speakers who he was proud to say was onee a member of his oompany that when the public gave its patronage to good plays in stead of bad the question of elevating the stage would be solved He said that many plays are not onl...

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. — 12 May 1900

y Ut m m GOOD hOUTHIRN JEMLYICNT rrrv The Acrnirj cf ihe MontRomery Cnn 1 nice I ic f Waslingion Takes a II fifil View aid e s Ik pe Ah ad Tutke Ree Aa t pedal Much inter CUT is lOS i 6l Tig lUIiITmI UpOH Hi- SouiLtfh Lonftretee j c hell Montgomery Air Lama Mty Ctli 10 h to ccntiriei tie mUie M f tlis tw rate in the Bcuth w lull 1 Lave no conntction wLli Ills Oi f riice ihtit are olc or two that I Ihluk rur people ought to know regaidng it In the II tt rlaep I hii k it fair to pre Bume that some II lugs aie gri g to be said tbat Me will rot lie ai d some things pre piu g to be said tbt we will like Wen ut not be di appointed if the fire i me lii g is not all that we had hoped for The lnost valuable point I think in oonnettion v th this Conference is the It Jb jjoJi tj to help bring about tbat wh h he jStgro haB so Jong asKed far and the South so much needed and that ib f ee speech The promot ers of this Ooiifcreuoa have been care fol to see that provision is made that ail sides of t...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 12 May 1900

-v-mi mimt REV J E MORRIS An Energetic West Virginia Divine The Church its Congregation and its Pas tor Notes Clarksburg West Virginia Special The 6plendid results of the efiors put forth by the pastor trustees and members of the A M JE church here to raise 300 to be applied toward the liquidation oi the church debt has aroused the most favorable comment Probably none were more surprised by the unexpected success than ttnoharch members themselves The seemingly impossible nature of the project and I rSWmSF li REV J E MORRIS the magnitude of the worn accom plished can hardly be understood by one not acquainted wth the conditions which obtain here The colored popu lation of this city is about 600 The membership of the largest colored ohuroh is about one hundred while the A M E church which is in the most prosperous oondition enrolls forty members It is surprising to note the fact that only three males are included in this number hence the A M E Connection owes much to the 37 ladies who...

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. — 12 May 1900

M 1f -is 2 ISM I twizr tmiimkmu nisi 3Bap35 Ihe Colored liiericaii PaoDBhedbV rHE COMBED JlfcbLBg Company i - mi Fi n nil wurniri A USIONaI KEtiBO NEWSPAPER Published every Saturday at 59 C St N W Washington D C SUBSCRIPTION RATES Oee year Wi months Thre months 200 - 110 0 DTVABIABIiY IN ADVANCE ButMcriptlons may d Beat by postaffice money order express r by reeristwed letter All communication for jmvfacatltw should be aeempaaled with the name pf toe writ Dot necessarily lor publication bat a a guar antee of good tenth We solicit news oontolbutloas opiaton and In fact all matters afiteesJBg the race W wm nt pay for matter nwvr mW It la ordered by us All matter latwaVort wt pabitcttoa most roaoh ihl aoe by WedMB dy of caea week to insure inMrtien in te cdrreot Issue iMAgnte are wanted everywnere Send ADVERTISING RATES Readlae notices 60 eents per line Display adyerUssaeats 2 per square Inuc per tsser tlon ruwounts made en largo ooaenMte Katered at the Post office as seoond olass matt...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 12 May 1900

r3 EDITORIAL EICHIH6S STAY OUT OF THE JIM CROW CARS The Negroes are getting together in selfdefense The Jim Crow Cars are being boycotted by Atlantas race respecting colored people and it is estimated that there must be at least a loss of 5000 a month to the street car companies on account of the loss of Negro patronage The Atlanta Age says The Negro preaehers and edi tors are afraid to ride if they wanted to There would be a loss of yellow leg chickens and subscribers if we ride and we guess we will walk till there is a change in the ethics of the car com panies as refers to the Negroes The white mans pocket book is his most sensitive spot Make him lose money and his prejudice Mill melt like a snow flake under a July sun Keep up the boycott gentlemen of Georgia Let those who weaken feel the sting of your righteous scorn Prof N E Wetherle8s is making his influence felt in our education al circles His appearance before the Senate Committee on Appropria tions was productive of great g...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 12 May 1900

1 1 1 4 J 51 ill 3 J i 4- W 4WI 2 l Hi rtv rf 1 5M K R H ELEVEN TRAINED NURSES Dr A M Curtis Sends Out to the World a Corps of Energetic Young Women Whose Equipment Will Make Them Es sential Factors in the Successful Prac tice of Medicine A brilliant audience that crowded the Bpacious auditorium of Andrew Rankin Memorial Obapsl to its very doora assembled Wednesday evening to witness the graduating exercises of the Training School for Nurses at tached to Freedmens Hospital Dr A M Curtis the progressive and pain staking of the races leading hospital in the world presided and his polished and dignified bearing added materially to the impressivenese of the occasion The program was crisp and sparkling the most noteworthy fea tures being addresses by W F Harris United States Corrmissioner of Edu cation Hon John W Koss District Commissioner and Dr J E Rankin president of Howard University Choice music was furnished by Miss Lulu A Hamer Mr CSnmner Worm ley and the Aeolian Mandolin Club The...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 12 May 1900

HREDS THES5 AND White boys have been trying to lynch colored boys in Richmond Va Lexineton Ky boasts of having six Negro doctors two dentists one drug giBt and three lawyers The Negro can be a power for good if be would save more talk less and act right Savannah Tribune Doveuax has said it all Wo have too many leaders in a coun try like tbi3 who are willing to Btoop low for a few dollars The Parson Weekly Bade The second annual session of the Kentucky State Medical Association of Colored Physicians and Surgeons was Held in the city of Lexington on May 8th and 9th A project is on fooc to establish a san itarium for Negro consumptives in the South Bouthern Pines N U is spok en of as a good location for such an in stitution The new Constitution of Louisiana has justified the hopes oi its fjamore Registration returns snow that all but 7 000 of the colored vote of the State has been eliminated Mr William Gray one of the most prominent colored men of Minneapolis Minn and for nearly twenty...

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

l5 stfrfei m J -1 141 m Hi 1 1 J h r 2 1 i if 55 m i 4 i JM i KKs j - T U KfeldMKfiiasKSI 3 Black Pattis Troubadours Black Petti and her forty merry mu sioal troubadours come to the Academy next week This world fam mi and un equalled company made a tremendous hit at tble house last season Standing room only was the legend only that confronted the late eom6r3 at every performance Now that the Trouba dours are said to be greater than lest season the management of the Acade J3LAOK PATTI mj is making special preparfions to receive the multitudes expected to at tend next week Those who remember the crush at the doore last season and in fact everybody who has a proper re gard for their personal comfort and convenience are purchasing their aeatB in advance This explains the uuuaal large advance sales of teats for all the Black Patti performances There will he a grand cake walk contest for gold medals and the championship of Wash iogton open to all comers on Tnursday Friday and Saturday nig...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 12 May 1900

BRUCE 6RII NAILS a LIE Continued from 1st page Tammany organization in New York City Every IriEhman in it would throw up the sponge and the Dagoes would start race war lnatanter These poliftieal lies generally lack the ole meat of consistency Why should Mr Leea organization be more highly favored in the matter of patronage than white democratic organizational New York that count Does anybody know The statement ia pure un adulterated rot The Negro clergymn of Now York whe aeme timeBfind time to dabble in politics have it la feared greatly ninderedthe prospects ef colored men getting employment on the tuu net by heading delegations of chair sweaters and orators to wait upon Mr Belmoat in hiaoffloe and Mr McDonald the contractor to urge the employ ment of colored men There has been it appears very llltleif any understand ing among theBe delegatloRB as to what they really wanted Each of them repre sented a difleront Bet of ldeaa and men and the result has been confusion worse oonfounded...

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. — 12 May 1900

ssse1 u Sity Paragraph Tfee commencement season is up to vb now Hon H G GnBBom bas retained from North Carolina W P Brown has resumed fcis dutie3 in the Eecorder of DeedB Office Bey John Burke waB ordained last Monday at the 19th Baptist church Eer W Bishop Johnson iB slowly improving and hopes to be out soon Becond Baptist Lyceum closes for the current term May 20 the third Sun day Mr H P Slaughter Is now a mem ber of the veBtry of St Lukes P E Church The Star Concert at Metropolitan A If E Church lBt Friday night ws a grand success Director of the Census Merriam ap pointed ten additonal oolored employes In his office this week Miss Louise Colemen of the Slater school who has been ill for two weeks past ia now convalescing President Thompson is arranging to have a permanent orchestra at the Sec ond Baptist Lyceum nest season fhere iB a letter at this office for Mr Paul Laurence Dunbar which will be forwarded on receipt of his address Kev E O Morrio filled Kev G W Lees Vermont Avenu...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 12 May 1900

JBTOW5SEKD FOB BISHOP Evansville Ind Special With the approach of General Conference there EeeiH6 to be an intense anxiety a breath les3 interest regarding candidattB for episcopal honors unmarked by most if any previous General Conference There can be no doubt that Eome of the candi dates have a wider popularity in a cer tain sense of the word and yet re strioted in another sense That is to say judging from newspaper articles that while an apparently popular candidate may be indorsed in New York and California at the same time there are large georgraphical gaps be tween theBe sections that seem to take no particular notice of them I am of the opinion that the coming General Conference has some suprises m store lor ub If there has been manifested any real interest In any particular set or class of candidates the balance is in favor of that class who has been before the church for episcopal honors at other times Among thiB honorable and wortay class I might mention James M Townsend o...

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. — 12 May 1900

tfM ill W til J 4 3 M fr r yfttfiiCTCM j BEFORE Call on Oaoper the tailor at 4B8 Mo are If ytufieed anything In the eloth ing line He 18 first class Mlas HaUls B Williams of Hanover street haa resumed her duties in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Mrs Mary Tyre of Bt Marys coun ty Maryland is the gueBt of Mrs Rosa WiemB 69 Defrea street northwest Dont fail to go to Henry Whites music store 1231 G street and secure good seats for the opera June 1 Ad vance sale now on H Eugene Wilson of the local press 1b Barring on the jury In Circuit Oourt No S Mr Wilson is a writer of talent and a poet of growing fame Mr Sidney Woodward rendered Holy City in magnificent style at the Metropolitan Wesley A M E Zlon church last Bnoday evening Box parties are being formed for the comic epera Pirates of Penzance which will be given at the Academy of Masic Friday June 1 Get your seats at once Rev J Albert Johnson pastor of Metropolitan A M E church and Prof J T Layton are attending the A M E Columbus...

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. — 19 May 1900

- ws JS - --------- - 7Kr - JW 4 VOL 8 NO 7 WASHINGTON D C SATURDAY MAY 19 1900 PRICE FIVE CENTS Bishop THLomax Bshop GWCunton v -6 X IS BEING HELD IN THIS CITY BISHOPS OF THE A M E ZlOtf CHUBCH WHOSE GENERAL CONFERENCE 1 Uute ge3jtffeJafei - -- - 4 II i a7i 5rS

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

itJi ft vi if Is M r r flj tJ IW - 4 pt ir it4 zs 1 slislfc I i I t i i WEWB FROM SOUTHLAND Rev E C Morris Brings a Cheer ing Message From Far off Ar kansasNorthern Capital Fill ing the Negros Market Basket Other Features One of the moat practical addresses to wfcich the Beeontt JBapust Lyceum baa baa the ploasure of listening re cently was that delivered by Her JA U Monls of Arkanuas president of the Rational uapiiBt Association Key Morris was i ihe city en route to his Home Ib Liuie Jbtock after having at teaded ihe Ecumenical Conference in Now Yorfc City where he said the Ne gro was not purmitted u out a large figure He epofceto tne Lyceum on the staius oi ihe JSepro In the South lrom a busiaees and educational standpoint Bev HoniB ie a forceful speaker and held the large aualence from first to lie Bpeaber contended that the white people of the South do not oppose col breu men engaging in huBineos often Riving them valuable assistance II is the political and social relations whic...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

MRS HELEN A COOK Honored by a Place Upon Program of the Womans Society Delivers a Practical Address on The Outlook of the Colored Race and Preaches the Doctrines ot Helpfulness Warmly Greeted Chips of History Mrs Helen A Ooofe to whom The Colored American 19 always pleased to cay homage as an honor to her sex and race was ihe only Afro American lady Honored by a place on the j mgram at the recent meeting of the vVomaud 80 ciecy at the Vermont Avenue Christian ehuroh an organization composed of the mot cultured and aristocratic elements of the naiions capital Mra Cooks icpic was ihe Outlook of the Colored Kace and the depth of thought wide observation and earnest reflection which characterized the address supplement ed by an easy eraoefui delivery amply demonstrated that tie committee had L hoaen wisely in assigning this dis cushion 10 the erudite president of the Colored Womens League After a sparkling introduction de pioting the rapidity with whlco his tory has been made in the cen...

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. — 19 May 1900

I tf i s in fUWTtt k l M i M i i IPS b n IP 8 W1 riiryti li r4 jv I Ji PROGRESS OF THE RACE- Rtglster Lyons Peints Out What We Have Gained in Educational ana Wealth Ef fectively Contradiets Charles Dudley Warners Mistaken Estimate Evening Star May 10 In the course of nis address yester day Mr Judson W Lyon register of the treasury said 3039170 of the col ored people are engaged in gainful pur suits and only 33994 are in the pro fessions The professional class in cludes 12159 clergymen and 1500S teachers leaving just a little over 0000 following other callings listed as pro fessions In the matter of education he show- baa bnen admitted id practice In the jDupreaa ueurif 3ES5 Lj4J 4kv3t 3SS COLOKED aifERXOAtf WASHIHOTOlIX 0 HIGH SCHOOL ALUA1NI FORMED 34S3S3443 There was a large and enthusiastic gathering of the graduates of the Col ored High School of this city afc Lin coln Memorial church comes of 11th and R streets northwest Friday even ing last Hon John P Green and Senator T T Alla...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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