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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 6 January 1900

A TENNESSEE4 1 0WN A Pen Picture of Jackson and its Enterprising and Thriving People jnkt on Tenn Special Jackson the magic city of Tennes see situated between three great irunk lines of railroads enlivened by the busy hum of the machineries in water works foundries factories elec tric and railroad shops tunnelled with sanitary sewerage paved with Belgi an and granite block board and brick walks thronged with the hurry and hustle of people illumined at night by t Iectrie lights modernized by electric and cable cars netted with telephone and telegraph wires capitalized by numerous banks stock deposits norinous capital and 40000 bales of cotton per annum enlightened with seminaries colleges universities and public schools denominational and lo ial dignified with State supreme and Federal courts edified with beautiful hurdles called the factory city of rennessee at all times slighted by t How jack smallpox and every other pidemic beautified with modern and REV I H ANDERSON handsome res...

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. — 6 January 1900

i - t iii t II t l i ii ii 1 illt i i I m i U 10 I f THE COLORED IMEETOAIT WASHDSTGTCXN D 0 TWt PftTITirAL fe Horoscope ANTILYNCHING RESOLUTIONS Congressional Lyceum Enters Vigorous Protest Against the Coleman Butchery at Maysville At the conclusion of the discussion Sunday December 24 as to whether Congress had the constitutional power to enact a law for the suppression ol lynching and mob violence in the States the Congressional Lyceum unanimously adopted the following resolution which were presented by Mr F G Manly chairman of the com mittee on resolutions o Whereas We view with alarm the frequent lynchings and murders of our people in different partB of this coun try for any or no offence and Whereas The recent lynching of Richard Coleman in Maysville Ky on the sixth day of December for the alleged murder of Mrs Lashbrook ia a terrible menace to law and order and Whereas This form of crime is so often directed against our race when only accused of crime and Whereas The public pr...

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. — 6 January 1900

The Isles of Champaign Club Leesburg Va Special rhe Ises of Champagne Club gave its annual re caption at the residence of Mr Nelson Diggs on Loudon Btreet Friday even ing December 29 The parlor and dining rooms were elaborately dec orated with choice flowers and plants which contrasting with the handsome gowns of the ladies and the full dress suits ol the gentlemen presented quite a beautiful scene Covers were laid fcr twenty four and as at former ocoasions every appointment and service was complete The following paisona oc cupied seats at the table Mesdames Alice Slade Harrisburg Pa and An nie Walker Misses Virginia Lewis Mary E R Water Clara Walker Hat tie E Binns Annie E B Harris Lia zie Berry Sallie Berry Nannie V Lanuford Kate Jackson A E Chat mon and Mayme Gough of Baltimore Hd Messrs Chas F SimmB John THE COLORED AMERICAN D 0 J9nk 1 PROF G N GRISHAM Principal of Lincoln High School Kansas Uty Mo ard a Leading Spirit of the National Negro Academy National Nesro Academy The Ame...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 6 January 1900

wirrrzijQB A n I 12 DOINGS OF STAGE PEOPLE Bam Lucas is the Dean of the Afro American stage Trie Colored American invites Bhort newsletters from professionals bearing upon the stage and the relations of the Negro thereto The race should kepp in touch with the development of our people in this very important depart mentof artlEtic activity Our strides in the past decade have startled and amazed the Thespian world Will the Negro theater solve the problem ofcleanand wholesome amuse ments for the colored people in the South The subjeot Is worthy of serious investigation Thousands of welltodo colored people below Mason and Dix ons line never ente a theater because of the humiliating and senseless dis criminations on account of color Some enterprising manager should gather in this desirable coin Isreal Zangvill aimed In his Chil dren of the Cetio to treat the stage to a reform whereby the people of this and other countries could seethe Jewis character as it exists in real life The vaudevi...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 6 January 1900

3 MRS WILiLrlAM SUUiT The Noted Lecturer Gogs for Richmond Va and Philadel phia Pa Tn the last issue of The Colored American considerable space was given to the splendid work which Mrs Wil Ham Scott the lecturer missionary and special agent of the American Bap tist Home Mission Society has done during ner Jour weens sojourn in this clty Those who had the good fortune to hear her and to come under the epell of her voice will agree with what was said of Mrs Scotts matchless work while in this city In addition to the i i moofinna aha of t orirJ iJfl many pudihj ciiu6 noble addresses she made and the many of the womans at the various meetings societies and clubs and at the churches she inaugurated a movement which is j onnnmniiHn inure good accomplish room and from 50 lo 7a furnishes a room In addition to what the teachers may do books have been opened for any organization to name and to furn ish a room Subscription books for this fund haye beeu left at the Capital Sav ings Bank 609 F s...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 6 January 1900

ft v A H t i t 14 SHREDS AND COMPARISON The sky of brightest grey seems dark To one whose sky waB ever white To one who never knew a spark Thro ah bis life of love or light The gayest cl ud aetms overbright Dunbar Three Men on Four Wheels is Je rome K Jeromes rather eccentric title for the series of humorous stories which he has just completed for The Saturday t Evening Post of Philadelphia Every one who has readThree Men in a Boat and who has not -will wish to follow the misadventures of Mr Jerome and his two companions on their ti ur through Germany astride a tandem and a safety Mr Jeromes wit is no lees keen no his humor lees kindly than when he scored his first great literary success ten years ago The first story of Mr Jeromes series will appear in the Post of January 6 It has been superbly illusttattd in half tone by Mr Har rison Fisher Many of our exchanges took a week off to eDjoy the holidays Kansas Oity has a population of 200000 one tenth of which is black Tae Kansas City ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 6 January 1900

XHE COUNCIL AT WORK The Negros Most Effective Na tional Organization Hold a Pleasing and Profitable Session Plan3 for the Year The regular semi annual meeting of the executive committee of the Na tional Afro American Council was held Thursday and Friday of last week at the Conservatory of Music cornet 12th and H streets nortnwe9tand was called to order by BiBhop Alexander Wallers of New Jersey president of the organ ization Among those present during the ses sion were Bishop C R Harris of the A M E Zion Church Kev i i Johnson editor of the Christian Re corder Philadelphia former Gov PB S Pinchback of Louisiana Prof JesRe Liwon of New Jersey Edward Ev erett Brown of the Boston bar Prof W E B DuBois of Atlanta University Prof Kelly Miller of Howard Uni veraitv T Thomas Fortune editor of the New York Age Congressman George H White Councilman HW Baas and C J Perry of Philadelphia Mre Julia Mason Layton representa tive of Womans Relief Corp3 G A R R W Thompson of Indiana manag ing editor...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 6 January 1900

J i i I I i I I i 3ws5ittfwjasasartM 7 - r g I la U3 c Will you men kindly look at our window for he correct furnishings rur New Years before ymi buy That window is a fashionplate that will tell you what y u ought to wear See the other win d for specials i n overcoats and suits D J Kanta 1007 Pa in J lvOP US A POSTAL CARD f You are going out of town You have a guest visiting you Your pastor is given a reception You are managing a coLcert You or your friends are ill An heir is born into your house old A meeting for a specific purpose is called Your pastor preachis an exception ally good sermon You buy a piece of property You are appointed to an office You know anything of general interest-drop us a card briefly stating the facts Sity Paragraph Miss Annie Smith has returned to her studies in Boston Miss Lulu Love spent the holidays in New York and Philadelphia Mr Albert George is in the city on a visit from Chicago Mr C G Williams has been ill but improving Mr Parker Bailey a teacher ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

- 5 I T N L - VOL 7 NO 42 sOg ima i 1 717 1 I - - dfeisr I I LV 0A aa A S Ii a t miSzzt M VI VM V3 wwjftVJ X h c i A i - j i WASHINGTON D C SATURDAY JANUARY 13 1900 7S PRICE FIVE CENTS f JfcJ3 VSTS - - v rmmL v - kv - KrNr2r7JKsieiK t - - - v t - b - - - - xv crwiiithfe5asjkt 7j ivr - tv 5ft - i 4 - - v - w - - j - wta - - - MtSWtStWJJSiyjSZGS -- JIV v mmr -- v - rit -x-1 arsSfr a -v-V JSHfiSSsi Prof Booker T Wasliingtori Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute The Negros Foremost Advocate of Industrial Education Philosopher Statesman and Economist His Character and WorkAppreciated byjhe Civilized World i A 1 u J - gt n Jk lt iK -1 I 1 M a jtTj J S f vi 5 KilJ 435 19 iit - 1 9 k 4 Jlltt tp i t I if I f 1 few MM tec If I i is ih L ia 1 I t i i iSt4t t rii s 4 1 4 -if 1

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

- MR WHITE AS A HOST Gentlemen of the PnJpit Press and Bar Par flcipate in a Feast Intellectual and Gas tronomicBruce Grit3 Notes Jersey City N J Special I think the verdict of all theme who have ever had the honor and the privilege of be ing the guest of Hon George EL White oar lone bnfcnot lonely representative in Congress will be that he is most con genial host and a generous feeder I am sure that the dozen gentlemen who were his guests Dec 30th last at dinner at Grays famous hostelry will not socn forget the occasion or the man The dinner was given in the large dining hall on the second floor front and a few minutes after two oclock the following gentlemen sat down to a dinner that would have made the famous Sam Ward who twenty five years ago was a prince among the epicures of Washington green with envy The ho3t Hon Geo H White M C North Carolina Ex Gov P B S Pinchback La Bishop Alexander Waltir D D N J Hon Fredk L McGhee attorn eyat law St Paul Minn Edward E Brown attornejT at ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

I i h Hillsdale Notes The ball room at Douglass Hall at Hillsdale D C presented a brilliant spectacle Friday evening December 29 The occasion beiDg the first full dress ball ever given at Douglass Hall and the decorations composed of evergreen flags and the sweet laces of fair dam sels The sweet music of Prof B T Holmes Orchestra made the ball floor a scene of ever changing beauty The attendance was quite large Among those present were Messrs Henry Bayle Charle3 JSdeliu John Brice Laurence Ellis Robert Taylor Ithaca N Y Robert Johnson Germantown Pa Wm Ford He ward University Chas Jackson Wm E Stewart A Clark Germantown Pa J W Wil Hams J W Williams jr John Moss Tbos Fortune Mesdames W K Scott R F Plummer R H Lewis J H Taylor Ithaca N Y A Clark Ger mantown Pa JW Williams Thos Fortune Drs W K Scott Wm E Gales R F Plummer Mieses Mabel Williams Emma Edelin Nannie Johnson Annapolis LizzieWill Elea nora Robinson F Lawnes Emma BentJey Elizabeth Wells Supper was sjrvsd at ten oclock pin danc...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

5s 4jTPti - S PRAISE FROM ABOVE Bruce Grit Writes From Old Sols man of the Good Points of the Onliest A grand reception was given at the residence of Mrs Howard 1108 19th street n w in honor of Miss Hattie Mays of South Carolina Wednesday X a msmSEmiQmiTmma Do- Midair January 2 If 00 Special You ask me what I think of The Colored American in its new form I think it i3 newsier better looking morealtrac ive more en tertainins than ever Who is this man Cooper didnt he UBed to have something to do With a heat and power company on earth some time ago Ourscribe wasnteuie 4 Well said Old Sol hes a vey warm member a genuine heat producer The last copy of The American we bad up here was so hot we had to open the back door to avoid setting the universe on fire You know I am a manufacturer of caloric and oxygen myself In faot all our family are hot stufl but The Colored American is the hottest stufl weve ever bucked sgainst Its a good thing ycu fellows are 95000000 miles away from us otherwise...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

1 1 1 1 t It rTy I SHREDS rkar RSHi INSPIRATION AND In peace tteres nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility But when the blasts of war blows in our ears Then imitate the action of the tiger Stiffen the sinews summon up the blood Shakespeare If you want to be acquainted with human nature edit a Negro newspaper awhile You know nothing of the ups and downs of life until you have served in this capacity You may have s capped horBes conducted a bank Bold goods practiced medicine or law sawed wood put up stove pipe and hunted potato bugs but you need a few months experience as a Negro editor to complete your knowledge of the eccentricities of life St Joseph Radi cal We get the cake walk from the French It is said that Gen Antonio Maceo the great Cubian warrior was worth about 40000 Rev D Webster Davis of Richmond Va a dialict poet of no mean ability hai been giving a Eenes oi reauiuga m Cleveland Ohio The Daily Recorder a bright and well gotten up sheet published at New ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

a 32 v A BUCKEYE DIPLOMAT A Birds Eye View ot the Career of Campbell L MaxweP Twice United States Consul General to Santo Domingo Campbell L Maxwell United States Consul General to Santo Domingo one of Ohios ablest and most successful sons is 48 yearB old and was born on hte fathers farm in Fayette county Ohio As was usual for a farmers boy of that time and place his educational advantages were quite limited Later in life he attended Wilberforce Univer sity in connection with law and was graduated from the Law Department in 1873 He taught school for several WTO CAMPBELL E MAXWELL years after graduating and was four years principal of the colored schools of Springfield Ohio In 1878 he returned to Xenia Ohio and tooKup the active practice of his chtsen profession and waB shortly afterward appointed As sistant Commonwealth Attorney He was elected City Olerk of the City of Xenia and served six years in that capaaity Mr Max well is a permanent member of the Board of Trustees of Wilberfor...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

4 t m jra G3 a Jj22fr THE COLOEED AMERICAN WASHBTGT02JT D 0 iv5 ct STVjn Fa R Sy SSBC i r f O Tiff The omens Not long ago the Episcopalians in convention at New York and the Presbyrerians assembled here indulged in their annual bout on the divorce evil and passed resolutions on the subject along the same lines they have been passing them for lo theBe many days They notice the terrible preva lence of legal separations and stand aghast at the number of cases in which the statutory ground is alleged upon both sides and denounce both divorce and its cause as evils of glaring pro portions This is a distressing fact The breaking up of a family is a ca lamity and a wound to our social sys tem Divorce is a surgical operation to be resorted to only after every meaLS of bringing about a reconciliation have been exhausted It matters not which party may be at fault Husband and wife are both injured by open domes tic infelicity and the capacity of each for usefulness is incalculably impair ed Wh...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

I it s d 5tye Colored njericaii Published by The Colored American Pub Isblng Company A NATIONAL NEGBO NEWSPAPEB Published every Saturday at 459 C St N W Washington D C SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Six months Three months 200 - 110 60 INVAEIABLY IN ADVANCE Subscriptions may De sent by poslofflce money order express or by registered letter All communications for publication should 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 W e will not pay for matter however unless it Is ordered by us All matter intended for publication must reach this office by Wednes day of eaoh week to Insure insertion in the current issue flaMAgents are wanted everywnere Send or instructions For Sale by all Hews Dealers ADVERTISING RATES Reading notices 50 cents per line Display advertisements S2 per square incn per Inser tion Discounts made on large contracts Entered a...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

4 Ul A i Tjfl WIZARD OF TOSKEGEE ie Noble Work of Booker T Washington ilndustralisms Foremost Advocate A True Prophet of His Race The most remarkable Afro American of tbis generation is Booker T Wash ington As was said of Frederick Douglass be is not only a great Negro - heis a groat man Few characters in hhtory ancient or modern civil or military offer a carter so replete m tnrillinu incident so complex in con dition and environment and yet so thoroughly successful as that of Mr Washington the founder and principal of Tusbtgee Normal and Industrial In dustrial lLStituteThe story of his Lie though often told furnishes a study at onceCmteresting instructive and in epiiiog f The flexibility of American standards aud institutions is pictureequely il lustrated in the wide extremes of eenti meat and custom with which Mr Washington has had to deal Identified with a race regarded as inferior and incapable of progreHS he has risen by his own might from the depths of hu man bondage froai the...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

10 iWateaHEXQIQ V Continued on 11th page BtaAraetxuLiTM H THE COLORED AMERICAS WASHIKGTOF D 0 REV J E RANKIN D D President of Howard University Can be made to Go THE PROTEST OF AN AMINOS Injustice to Colored Applicants Tor Positions In Howard University From The Evening Times I have read with much interest the article in your issue of December 28 oi the conduct of aflairs at Howard Uni versity and I write to state that in so far as the article epsays to represent the fetling of diBoontent among the colored people in general and the Howard al umni in particular it is essentially cor rect Howard Universitystands as the prac tical representative of the nations in terest in the higher education of the Negro It is supported mainly by Gov ernment ad through Congressional appropriation and is the opportunity which the nation oilers exclusively to colored youth to fib themselves for high er intellectual pursuits Its privilege and emoluments were intended mainly for the colored race This is ...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

DKOP US A POSTAL CARD You are going out of town You have a guest visiting you Your pastor la given a reception You are managing a concert You or your friends are ill An heir is born into your house id A meeting for a specific purpose is zb V d Your pastor preaches an exception al zuod sermon lou buy a piece of property You are appointed to an office Yea know anything of general in terest -drop us a card briefly stating cne fa ts 6ity Paragraphs DrO M Atwood the popular phy sician is now located at 907 U street northwest Take note of Bethel Literary s ad mirable program published elsewhere in this issue Mm H M Burke is in Richmond the guest of her mother-in-law Mrs Maria Burke Air Clarence C White the talented young violinist has been giving some concerts in Cnicago Mrs Jennie T Douglass of 1184 21st street northwest has beeu under the weathei for several days Mis Lizzie Wells of Annapolis spent the holidays with her aunt Mrs Te reasa Dorsey of Anaccmtia D U Special Agent T J Callowa...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

h VTiTirrriiirTJfciirvnhrt ir imfriiTrriM ftMnariifrr rtrh it rnnnimf iiTri TinfrTnT rriiri ti - - - - K JJ - - r n - - -1 BBg f j iqgy TaagTTTTrTSiJft TfilTCM5 1 ST On II IC K HE P ei His ii cTiu n lit ra I j wisv f fc s i i I I- 4iJfS P i v SKCQTuQmmA Mr Daniel Murray Is growing in favor as a candidate for delegate to the Phila delphia convention He is an earnest active and conscientious race man and the District could not be more faith fally represented than by him Mr A Ii Manly editor of the Daily Record has been appointed to a 1000 position in the Washington City Post Office The selection is a most excel lent one and the honor and proiit could not have been more worthily bestowed Director of Census Merriam is getting nis Bureau organized as rapidly as pos ble and on the first named several worthy colored men to such positions as are Immediately available Promo tions and other appointments will fol IiW December 12 Senator Pritchard o North Carolina Introduced a resolution In the...

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