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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

Fashionable Functions of The Four the Cosmos Club The social season just closed was an auspicious one for Washington on ac oomit of the system and new life appar ent in its social entertainments The principal event of the season waa the series of four assemblies under the management of the Cosmos Club This club though not yet a year old has al ready insjrafttd itself upon the hearts of Washingtons elite by the represen tative capacity of its members by Its loftv alms and purposes and by the finish and eclat imparted by the club to 8H entertainments under its control conception and the skillful The happy oxecutlon of the idea of a serieB of as Bemblies have won for the olub unstint ed praiee besides demonstrate g indis putable ability to assume the lead in matter Booial Sach of the four enter umtnontfl wftH a model of ita kind oc oaring as thty did th first at Thaafea giving b second at Christmas the third before Lent and the last at Easter whioh event with its hanfioomelr gown ed la...

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. — 19 May 1900

fifi 5 T I 0 1 a 1 Lf II if t hAl Mi K fci fr I Hl i J1 f 1 n fc v p r I N f 1 F r I 1 41 V - - ENGLAND IS RIGHT Frof Loudin Tells of Great Britains Fairness and Quotes from Admiral Dewey Great Men ot Britain and Brutal Uncivilized Boers London England Editor The Colored American May I be pern ifcted through your paper to Bay a word to the people of oar race upon a matter which seems to me to be of great importance juBt now and a pain duty and what is more the opportunity of a lite time Many of us know that BritBin has c ctributed millions of dollars for the education and uplifting of cur race ir America More than naif the monej for the establishment of JFrk Univer sity was raited in thte country When Ida B WellB was here in the interest of otfr people laying before them fads connected with the barb rous lynching of our people the pulpit and pree spoke out in no uncertain tone in onr behalf Resolutions of sympathy were paBeed at public meetings assuring u of the abborance that fuch ...

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. — 19 May 1900

AN HOSPITABLE TOWN The Members of tha A M E Conference Pltased With Morgantown as a Con vantlon Jity Literary and Social Notes Moreantown W Va Special This pretty little college town wus the scene of muoh chriMiin aotivifey April lOih Htn and 12 h the occasion being the annual conference of the Wheeling District of the A M E Church pre elded over by Rev 0 A Mcliea Theie was a time not bo far removed tnat the mind of man runneth not to- the contrary when a conference of Negro ministers hardly attracted the respect ful attention of the peoplor of the com munity in which they ohanced to meet On the contrary eueh a gather lug was frequently the subjacb of humorous reference in the newspapers the humor usually consisting of covnt allueloua to ohiokens water melons etc But time has wrought a wonderful change in publio sentiment and today the friendly interest of an intelligent onmmanity 1b attracted by the deliberations of our representative men wbose chosen life work Is the saving of sou...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

m I J 111 II HZIf 5lje Colored mericaij PufcUebed bv The Uoloeeb amebicak Pub lishing Company A EAJTOXJLL KEGRO JTEYSPAPEB Pnblahed every Saturday at 459 C 8t N Vf Washington D C SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Six months Three months J2CVABTABLY IN ADVANCE imMiij jjx jwbb 200 110 60 Subscriptions may De sent oy postoflJce money order expres or by registered letter All oora man j cation for publication shonld be accompanied with the name of the writer not necessarily lor publication but as a guar antee of good faith We solicit news contributions opinions and in fact all matters affecting the race V e will not pay for matter however imJs It Is ordered by us All matter intended Qjr publication must reach this office by Wednes day of each week to Insure insertion in the current Issue Agents are wanted everywnere Send or instructions ADVERTISING RATES Beading notices 50 cents per line Display advertisements 2 per square inco per Inser tion Discounts made on large contracts Bntefed at the Po...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

THE ZION CONFERENCE Tho pprtMiil Strongest Afro American rhiiirh Organization holds its Quad ruuiial Conference at the Nations iiital A New Bishop Elected sititics Showing the Aaniount of jnIHTtv Owned tho Membership iinl Facts Covering Every Depart ment of Work Sketches of the 1Iip African MotQiodist Episcopal Conference has been in session in yd on tu j city nearly three weeks today n ns accomplished great good and in- shown the people not only of this niiiimnUy but of the world its j n ii th its power and its inlluence u powerful ana great cnurcn organ zarioii The daily sessions from the vr beginning have been noted for tin harmony for the great amount of vnrk done and for the amount of in furmation imparted to theOO present - one new bishop was elected and the si lection has been Voted a good one sin i he hails from Alabama one of ui pillar States of the Zion To give a full report of the many very excel Ii nt reports made by Prof Howard S Iay Secretary and many others AMiiihl co...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

m ii ifW m W tsr 1 W w r I ft f V ggfT ijCji JOHN BROWNS BIRTHDAY Celebrated by Colored Citizens in Con- nectlon With the Signing of the Elsberg Bill la accordance with the call of BiBhop Alexander Walters of the National Af ro American Council the colored citi zens of Albany gathered at the Ham ilton Street A M iC church last night to celebrate the one hundredth anniver sary of the birth of John Brown and to expreps their approval of the passage of BEV JAMES M BODDY the Elsberg school bill which makes discrimination against colored children impossible The meeting was well tt tended and the enthusiasm was un bjunded Tne meeting was called to order by William H Johnson who in a few well ohosen words explained its purposes He said John Brown was not a fa natic as many would have us think He was for humanity and did more for the oolored raoe than any other man After invitin to the platform Sergeant Garry Jefferson of the Thirtyfirat Ool ored Regiment Sergf ant Albert Qaal lis of the On...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

t - - il AT GEORGIAS CAPITAL Dob Cole Entertained on His Native Hearth Commencement Week in Dixie The Social Mirror Off for Pans Notes Atlanta Ga Bpecial Bob Oole tbe groat comedian is in the city and and is the recipients of many tokens of applanation He was pptprfeainrd lnat BOB COLE Thursday night by Mrs Alexander Hamilton On Friday night the ladies of East Atlanta entertained him out at Fords Springs and residence Col L L Lee the popular pub com mitteeman of theG D O otO F for Georgia rnturned here this week from visit to Macon Oolumbns and other plaoes In the Btate in tbe interest or the order He reports that the lodges throughout the state to be in good con dltlon financially Ool Lee left last Saturday for Philadelphia to attend a meeting of the sub committee On his return he will visit Indianapolis Cin cinnati Louisville Nashville and Chat tanooga Tbe incoming weeks in Georgia will bo commencement weeks in all of our schools and colleges Morris Brown Atlanta Baptist colleges ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

t f3tasrJ3vr years At the goinery ffr vrvt tszrttzl THE ZIONCOHFEREHCE Continued irom 6th page the High School in Cleveland Ohio be fore fully completing the course of study he learned the shoemakers trade In 1SSG he was employed by the American Missionary Association and sent to his native town to teach the freedmen He assisted his brother Robert Harris in organizing the first colored State Normal School establish ed by the legislature under the admin istration of Governor Vance In 1S72 Mr Harris received license to exhort and to preach joined the North Carolina Conference and was elected to deacons orders He was ordained in Charlotte N C in January 1S73 where he had gone to teach a school established by Bishop J W Hood as sistant superintendent of public schools In November 1S74 he was ordained elder in Concord N C In 1S78 he was appointed general secre tary oy the Board of Bishops In Jan uary 1SS0 he opened the first session of Zion Wesley Institute in Concord N C now Livingston ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

W ZION CONFERENCE NOTES Breezy Budget jo Generalites that Gut ter and Hints That Hit j S Caldwells selection as v x iui Reward is a popular one 1 1 John C Daucy has the rare r iiiv of being able to be almost ev lTre and to talk to everybody at UJd ilie same lime r connection is anxious to organ- i church at Chicago Such ibli manager aud financier as Kev t Blackwell could do the work to iA ijublaction of all V l tlv discussion of the work in u ii Ik Ids grew out of a report of w udition of the church in Liberia wj tv Kev Owen L W Smith niin ur i hideut and consul general at MuUiuVia Tni female delegates are bright uid well dressed They have mhhI me tremendous strain -vender-full and after three Iweeks of hard work ihey look fresher than their brethren Iunihing meals at the church is a d t uli d improvement over previous ar nminents and greatly relieves the JHUMwives who want to attend con fnc instead of being tied up in a Lin 11 all day The triumph of Kev J W Alstork fur i lie bishop...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

H t l i If m m m i I 1 ft t fc ft Re rtf 1 1 f 1 sft affryrljrBrjfTarrat Gity Paragraph Lawyer Poilard ia on the sick list Mr John Mooreland has gone to At lantlc City MIsa Jalla Shepperson has been on tbeeick list A dinner to Editor T Thomas For tune is talked of Lady school teachers do sometimes get married and resign Misa Lillie M Trualfe of Alexandria Is bow Mrs B N Mansfield Mrs W E Mar6iB 1187 O street northeast Is on the tiok list Editor E B Cooper will entertain the Pen and Pencil Olub at an early day Drunkenness can be cured see Dr Saunders Ces ad In another col umn Misses West and Woodson ef the Del aware sohoola left for home last Satur day morning Mr P J Eaooo attorney at law is I also a notary public ills residence is 827 3rd Btreet southwest Dr Robert Reyburn has succeeded the late Dr Thomas Hood as dean of Howard Medical College Mr J M Acty of San Francisco Oal hae been visiting relatives and friends in town for a few days Mrs Robert A Jackson of Rich mond Va is visit...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

PROF LAWSON INDORSED The Weil Known Race Leader is Pledged the Active Support of a Highly Active organization The committee appointed by the Sec ond Baptist Lyceum to draft resolutions for a member of the School Board to be actively pushed by the Lyceum as its candidate made the following report which was unanimously adopted by an audience numbering fully rive hundred Whereas It has become necessary for tue Hcgro to uee his beBt eflortB to secure representation in everybody which bas to do with the public inter ests and Whereas According to the present arrangement of the school board for the District of Columbia that three colored men be appointed on that hoard be it therefore Resolved That the Second Baptist Ljctuui Heefcs to nave piaetd upon that buard one representative of tnia body and be it further KeOlted That owing to his long service and ins sterling worth in this community his integrity and learning his love of race and earnest v ork for the betterment of ur condition Prof ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 19 May 1900

m m m n i M Y Ji h m R- B K 9 m j - yarrtf BEFORE -- eWjriL wem mmxs8 xiossrccor wjBmsoft 6 ft sMKSs sZMmmm c vr Hciif I 1 S ffrS V3 Timx - JMWM5A k H M V H II M M JT Q 9 a B - TPrj AFTRi WHA I Printing Office and daughter Mies Norma of tho Census Bureau are dom iciled at the residence of Mr and Mrs R W Thompson 333 Spruoo street northwest Mr H A Davis left lor Columbus laBt Tuesday as a delegate to the Ma soma encampment F and A A Y M He was sent by the local body and will be in attendance at Columbus for eight days Congressional Lyceum closed last Sunday with a Womans Field Day Soiae of those who spoke were Mrs Rosetta Douglass Sprague Mrs Julia Mason Lay ton Miss Mattie R Bowen and others Mr W P Burteli general secretary of the True Reformers was in the city last week He made a splendid tal k at the Second Baptist ohurch Sunday and diecussed the progress of the new grocery venture recently launched by the osder in Richmond Mrs J H Dade of Jersey Oity N J tormealy Miss Florence Sm...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 26 May 1900

9 VOL 8 NO 8 WASHINGTON D C SATURDAY MAY 26 1900 jo xqiJ1 PRICE FIVE CENTS - - - i I Prof Booker X Washington Priacipal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial InstituteThe Negros Foremost Advocate of Industrial Education Philosopher Statwoiau Aid Economiit His Great Speech at Metropolitan A M E Church this Utj i i i i tH i IS I iV 1 SBt s 5fi U2 mi m 3

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 26 May 1900

m Ml - SKV a iUuMWJKAjC UNITED COLORED DEMOCRACY How the Famous Adjunct to New Yorks Tamnany Organization was Conceived and Made Strong Chief Edward E a Bora Leader of Men the Black Croker witn among the colored voters EDWARD E LEE KE31 me oomM AiossioiJr trissiisioit a Lee New York N Y Special -When Richard Croker installed Edward E Lee as powers to his own among the white voters of Tammany Hall and recog nized Lees TJuifced Colored Democracy jlt9 of all the borcugbs of the greater city of New York as adjunct to Tammany Hail it Btiuck republicans generally with dismay and dazed thousands of democrats Many of the politically wise ones of all parties snook their heads with negative nods as if in doubt ae to the wisdom of eo radical amove Bui Mr Oroker Baw things differently and assumed entire responsibility for his action How well the whole thing has woiked will show by a glance at tne following figures There are in Borough of Manhattan Alone about nine thousand colored voters ninety...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 26 May 1900

son THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF LIFE Ddded Business Tingcvy the U cnena Deliberations of the Great A M E Con ierence at Columbus Bishop Lees Mas urly prestation of the Churchs Progress rftiimbu O Special The great nf mrireeutatlveB of the Af rlcan M thodist Episcopal church in quadrennial rossion in Columbus has attracted attention all over the coun jry and its utterance s are balng quoted Paramount of these was the nd near solution of eympa hy with England Id her coiiilict in South Sunday one of the most scholaily and masterful ed dresses ever made was pronounood by Bishop Bwjamln F Lee This ad ires is calculated to ba of imnaente benefit to the race in its eloquent lutii and Dowsrful exposith n of the church rep reBented by the speaker and of the general advancement of the colored people As an end of-the- century res nmo of the rescue of our people from the shackles of savery their recognition instead of chaf tion a3 human beings tels their elevation to the plane oi enfranchised citizen...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 26 May 1900

I ll iil J 9- The Fitzgerald Auditorium Buffet Atlantic City THE CITY BY THE SEA A Fen Picture of Atlantic City as Seen by a Scribe of the Races Leading Journal Atlantis City N X Bpeoial I wb im Atlantic City me days this week and for the size and character of the city it beatB anything I ever saw While the season proper la not yet open yet tot life and activity it contains more man any city in J he United States ol Iti size I find many things here to amute and interest me It Is a city of of hotels its a city whose aim in life seems to be to entertain people who visit and to get all they can out of those ziiiiiiiift fly MR GEORGE H HARRIS who are lucky enough to come heie There are hotels ooltagee boarding houses restaurants and bar rooms to barn eo to speak The whole vocabulary of names seems to be exhausted The names rua from Liberty Bell to Kekemoandto Yailer Gat The manager of the Pullman Paaee Car Company might do well to visit the olty te enrich himself est names to bb ply to ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 26 May 1900

THE NEGRO LABOR PROBLEM Mr W T Menard expert typo in Ihe Government Printing Offloe and Wasuioston correspondent for The New York Age and Dallas Express faced a large and appreciative audience last Suoday ac the Second Baptist Lyoeam and presented an instructive and convincing ppr on The Labor Problem From a Negros Point of View It was full of valuable data il lustrative of race progress in tbe In duetriea and predicted a bright future for tbe Negro when the head and hand are taught to work together and -when tbe world is taught that Negro skill and fidelity can oape with the enter prise and ingenuity of the most favored classes The production showed close etudy of of the problems at issue and tbat careful research had bsen made in tbe realm of history that few have the time or opportunity to examine Ab a contribution to contemporaneous thought tbe paper is entitled to tbe highest rank The discussion was vigor ous and many new fa its were evolved Those who participated were Messrs R...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 26 May 1900

n ij - U If m M p i J H 41 1M 3- - i y jVV TRADE -- NLVS THE AVERY SCHOOL Progress of Race Buill upon Enduring Foundation by this Practical Instixx lion Marketable Education the De mand of the Tim s No truer rta9nu can be given lor the degeneration of any rsca than tha Is its efforts are not founded upon edu cation UpOD no b se but that of ropu lar education cm the Negro of this country hope to erect the euperstruc tion of an euduriDg civilization In ac cord with this gn at principle the pro greesive and intelligent people of this country Plight to tabe pride io one of PROF JOSEPH D MAHONEY our nubiest institutions Avery College Trade School which was built upon the baDka of the classic Monongahela at Alleghany City Fa fully fifty yeare ago IhiB institution is ecnceded to be the oldest colon d school of its kind Id America It bad its birth in neces sity and was desgned by its founders to brlDg the benefits of an cdceatjoi and a practical trade within the reach of very colored boy en...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 26 May 1900

2E WHAT HERBERT DIDNT SAY Bruce Grits Snappy Report of a Speech Which if Uttered oy the Great- Sou hern er Would Have Awakened the Dormant Conscience of the Nation Albany N T- tipecial The Alabama conference hava come and went and I reckon the earth will continue to re volve oh Its own axis as usual There was only one speech made before that body of the assembled wisdom of the South that deserves to be noticed or characterized aa statesmanlike and aDle that speech was made by Gov MaeOorkle of West Virginia Ex Ssere tary of the Nary Hilary A Herberts speech on the opening of the con ferenceas a literary effort makes mighty fine reading bnt it is woefully lacking in loglo and sonnd reasoning Bonrke Oookrans promised deliverance in op position to the XVth Amendment wont stand fire- The New York Sun has already knooked it all to pieces editorially and in the language of di plomaey has characterised this bril liant bnt misguided Irishman as an ass If you see It In the Sun its bo Theres a...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 26 May 1900

f 1 lit I 5 S ft fe m IM b n is- 5f ir 14 fft j II lit m m Bit SiSSi Ei II US 1 i 55 K i H fl3MEJ7ffflWfS 1 i1 3he Colored American Pufellehedbv rHBOoLOKjroAMBBiOAK Pub lishing Company A NATIONAL NEGRO NEffSPAPEB Published every Saturday at 4S9 C St N W Washington D O SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Six months Three months 200 - 110 60 INVABIABLY IN ADVANCE Subscriptions may do sent Dy postoffice mosey order express or by registered letter All eommunlcatlonB forpaollcailon sbooM be accompanied with the name of the writer not uecessarlly tor publication bat as a guar antee or good rann We solicit news contributions opinions and in tact all matters affecting the race W e will not pay for matter however tmJg It is ordered oy as All matter intended sot publication must reach this office by Wednes day of each week to Insure Insertion In tbe current Issue tjAgentfl are wanted everywnere Send or znstractlons ADVERTISING RATES Beading notices so cents per line Display advertisements 2 per Bquar...

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