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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

THE GEM OF THE ANTILLES AroAmencans Who are Restricted in the south Advised to Take Chances Any where No Protection in America for Them Editor ol The Colored American Doa9 not the present condition of the Negro both North and South tell him that it is best for him to emigrate Is he blind to the facta that the United States in al of its glory on th6 outside Is impotent to protect him on the in aide With present rate of reatiiction of his rigbtsasa citizen In this coun try he should think it best to emigrate Cuba is a good country His chances for protection by other powers would ba greater The United States today has no fear of any one power teaching her the same lesson which she taught Spain for her brutality to her Negro citizens En parianoe The time is near at hand when the Negroes condition in this country will be worse than ma days ol elavery Present condition su indicates VVhen he was a fclavo his while master was the only person who had the right to whip or kill him It he commi...

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. — 1 September 1900

r rss2i B a 131 tfl tei Ill Mm PiS IteJ WASHTJTGTOir D 0 IHE COLORED AMERICA The Grandest of all Preparations for the Hair THE ORIGINAL AND ONLY HARTONA Matchless and Positively Unequalled for Straightening all Kinlcy Knotty Stubborn Harsh Curly Hair HARTOXA will mate the hair grow Ions soit and straight The use of onp box of HABTOXA will show immediate results Makes the hair grow on bald and thin places HAETOXA cures Dandruff Baldness Falling Out of the Hair and all Scalp Diseases Eemember that HARTONA is the highest priced hair remedv on the market because it is the best Price 100 a box Don it allow your hair and face to be ruined bv dangerous chemicals that are Eold cheap to catch the ignorant and uneducated classes HARTONA is used by over 50000 people in everv State in the Union HARTONA does not have to be used all the time as it straightens the hair and gives it fresh life and lnstre and the hair stavs and grows naturallv straight after the use of HARTONA On box of HARTONA can ...

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. — 1 September 1900

The Last and Bestof the Season gt Lukes P EGfcurcb Grand Fete Champetre AT UKB VIEW PARK Friday Sept 7 1900 Country breakfast served at 8 oclock a ra at 20 cts children 10 cts Dinner served at 4 p m 25 cts Hainans Orchestra and other attrac tions Park opened at 6 oclock a m First oar to the Park at 5 oclock a ra Ample arrangements made with railroad authorities to return our guests promptly to the city J32Take the Yellow Car traveling West marked Glen Echo and stop at the District line General Admission to the Park Adults 25 Cts Children 15 u Miss Harriet A Glbbs Graduate of Oberlin Conservatory of Music and late of Boston TEACHER OF MUSIC VOICE CULTURE PIANO ORGAN HARMONY AND COUNTERPOINT STUDIO 14NST N W THE MKINLEY HOUSE 489 Missouri Ave Near 6 th St First class accommodations for all An up to date Hotel for colored people KoomB neatly furnished linens clean and prices within reach of all Meafls and Lunches served at all hours THE PORTER HOUSE CAFE 103 6th St N W Wines Liquors an...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

i an f Bt a- I U N i ftl I H i i - Kl 3 1 la H KV i 3 s rf i RH ii ifefei J 5 I WASHINGTONS ELOQUENCE Brilliants From his Address at the Opening Session of the National Negro Business League in Boston Mr Washington said One object oi this organization of briBirjees men and women as I under Btand it is to bring together annually those of our race who are engaged in various branches of business from the humblest to the highest for tbe purpose of closer personal acquaintance of re chiving encouragement inspiration and information from each other The other object i3 to origioat plans by which local business organizations will be formed in all parts of our country Where such organizations can be made to Berve the beet interest of therae This organization does not overlook the fact that more material possessions are not and should not be made tte chief end of life but should be used as a means of aiding us not be made the chief end of life but should be used as a meanB of aiding us in sec...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

THE NEW YORK RACE RIOT Tammany and Not T Thomas Fortune the Real Cause of the Riot The Morning Telegraph New York organ of Tammany Hall mouthpiece of Richard Jroker in a recent issue makes a vicious assault upon T Thom as Fortune of the New York Age which even those of his race who do not always agree with his public utter ances will not endorse or approve be cause it la cowardly and as venomou3 as it is oowardly T Thomas Fortune is human and therefore fallible He has the courage of his convictions and white men of the stamp of the editor of The Telegraph do not admire those kind of Negroes The Telegraph en deavors to shift the blame on Mr For tune for the recent race riot in New York and by a curious process of rea soning it fixes the responsibility upon V T THOMAS FORTUNE him for that disgraceful proceeding because he sometime ago had the te merity to advise Negroes to defend themselves from the assaults of white men The Telegraphs editor is Ingen ious and crafty and he may be pus...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

Hi- Hi if V rf M i N t1 V Mti R i i rata Sf 8 5le Colored American Pnbllened bv Ch e Colokkd amkkican Pub lishing Company A NATIONAL NEGRO NEWSPAPER Pub lshed every Saturday at 459 C St N W Washington D C jfsgggasg SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Six monthB Three mouths KTVAEIABLY IN ADVANCE 200 110 60 Subscriptions may De sent ny postofflce 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 ante e of good faith We solicit news contributions opinions and In fact all matters affecting the race V 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 each week to insure insertion in the current isRne t3 Agents are wanted everywnere Send or nslructions ADVERTISING RATES Reading notices 50 cents per line Display advertisements S2 per square incn per inser tion Discounts made on large cont...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

NATIONAL BUSINESS LEAGUE Tho Boston Meeting a Big Success The Features Good Order Good Reports ot the Business Status of the Race Excerpts and Paragraphs on the Per sonnel of the Convention Permanent i nanization Boston Mass Special The Business Convention was a monumental success Xo on who looked into the earnest fa63 of the 130 delegates present or saw that surging anxious throng thit stood in front of Parker Memorial Templfi awaiting the opening of the doors filling the street from curb to curb and that large auditorium within live minutes after the door was open or saw what interest the convention aroused in the community and the space given to the reports of its nro ceedins by all the newspapers of Bos ton and vicinity can doubt fchafe An other thins the leadership of Mr Booker T Washington was acknowl edged The most ardent and pertinent oarper and critic was silenced Mr Washington and the Convention car ripd Boston by storm At the morning session the Hon Jolm J Smith of Bis to...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

if va fi ul m i4 i -V PI w r tdrrgBysEg 10 THE BUSINESS IDEA The Black Spurgeon in Dixie Gate City News and Locals Atlanta Ga Special The colored business men here have organized a business league with J H Town Esq president J O Connally vicepresi dent W O Murphy eecretary A J Jennings treasurer These gentlemen are among our very best business men Mr Town is in the shoe business Mr Connally deals in meats and has one of the finest markets in the county and Messrs Murphy and Jennings are gro eery merchants This league elected to the Boston Conference as delegates Messrs Maj R J Henry J 0 Connal ly Dr McDougall A Hamilton Rev 0 T Walker D D or New York spent a few days in the city this week He Bpoke at Friendship Baptist church last Monday night where a fine banquet was tendered him All of the Christian churches here are arranging to tender Bishop Turner and his bride a great reception of which I will speak later Dr E W Lee pas tor of Bethel A M E church spent last Sunday In Macon wit...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

POLITICS IN SARATOGA A Veteran Boniface Talks Business and politics He Condemns Tammany Meth ods and Points to the Bright Record of Ohios Gifted Leader A synoi sis of Mr J T tiees annual address to Hi Grand Union Hotel Walters August 22 1ino Gentlemen In pre3euting to you a few remarks by way o review of tbe season of 1900 there is a peculiar ming ling of sadneas and pleasure within my heart I would be less than huuian if a feeling of sadness did not come over me wbn I gaza upon so nanny faces th it have been with me for so many daya and so many weeks and think that the tima of separation must soon come and with some perhaps the separation may b3 forever But still the Badness ia mitigated by no small degree of pleasure when 1 look over your general record and find that your conduct and Bervio9 have been of such a high degree of excellence I congratulate you I congratulate mv self upon the fact thab out of the 230 names enrolled in my department there ha3 not come a aingie complaint ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

1 JM rK i 12 PROF LAYTON THE MAN Interviews With Prominent Local Afro Americans Show Prof John T Layton to be the Popular Ghoice for Director of Music for the Colored Schools The death of Mrs Alice Strange DaviH leaves a vacancy in the musical corps of the colored schools of the Dis trict Since her demise a great many candidates including those who are holding positions as well as outsiders are clamoring for the position made vacant by her death The high standard attained in music by the District schools is such that a selection of a sue CGSsor to Mrs Davis is a difficult one The most prominent as well as the most popular candidate for the position is Prof John T Layton who has taught music in the public schools of this city for the past seventeen years and du ring trie last ten years of tnat period has had charge of music in the High School He has been a diligent studeat of music for twenty five years and has received instructions from such emi nent masters as Dr jfJ S Kimball of t...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

Tl or r e o tn e AMERICAN NEGRO EXHIBIT i ier Feature of the Pans Exposi Miss Howards Pen Picture Mope and Inspiration A History nt a Parallel and a Reward of France 8peelul To a student nuuin race one who in his soul i by the varied accounta of the fall of nations one whose tdfor tbe wrongs of the down i aid whose soul rej icea with who from the profound darkness o juraace are rising inch by mch to Vi- ull glory of culture and Cbris im enlightenment no more interest- lit exhibit can De iouna at tne raris Kxpot itim than one which we were Itivilged to yisit one the morning of AtauHt Jth The pavilions devoted to the eat Powers have been visited Hppcial departments devoted to the Ybrioup arts and sciences have MISS J IMOGEISE HOWARD ed us particularly the far reaching and mighty power of electricity amaz ing and holding us for hours but what has caused men of the greatest intel lect and widest research to pause and reflect upou to turn away irom their former ideas of the degeneration ...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

liU us i3i Bj f lidi Hi f J Mi I ri 1 Jl VMk m tt i1 t3f ixa I - u THE SUNNY SOUTH A Gala Day in Shelbyville Hon J C Napier the Orator of the Occasion Big Concourse Present 8helbyvilJe Tbe20fch inst was a gala day in our little eity There was a great blow out at the fair Rrounds given for the benefit of the A in Jb unureh An excursion was run from Nashville under the auspices of a military company Dr W H Key of Nashville was the leader In addition to the colored military company a de tachment of white artillerymen with a cannon came from Nashvlllp TTnrKPn were in waiting for Commandant W J JbL Key and staff composed of Lieut H H Bowman adjutant Dr R F Boyd surgeon and Captains Geo T Robir son and vVm L Irvin The two last mentioned are ex oflicerp of the United States Army The parade trav ersed the principal streets taking in the public i qusre where it was photo graphed and thence to thefair grounds where the day was most pleasantly spent by both white and colored in military exerci...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

HOWARD UNIVERSITY Washington D C Iistincl departments under one hundred competent professors and instructors Theo kyu i Medical Legal College Pedagogical prei itorvKnglish Agriculture Industrial and lJor information address Rev J R Rankin D D IX D President Geo H Safford Secretary T Pi E Georgia State Industrial College Open to Both Sexes The lull term beginning October 3rd 1DG0 the oeorgla State Industrial college will receive both young men and yoULg wc iueu as boarners The entire expentes lor boaid washing luel and llgbtB will be 01 ly 8510 per month The locution and hiiiroundingH are healthful and elevating A tin t clasb opportunity lor young men and women to obtain a good literary and Industrial education The tradesof Black Hmlthlng Wheelwrlehiing Catpenlry Painting Bricklaying and ShoemBklng will be taught the boyH and the am of Bewing and Cooking will be taught tLe girls Boarding space 1b limited anu those who wiJh to come must apply early Respectlully It K Wright Prest Colle...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 1 September 1900

R i s Sity Paragraphs Dr 0 H PurviB is reported as being dangerously ill Dr John R Francis hae a son ill with typhoid fever Miss Eva E Bell of 100 L street N W is makine a great Buceess in music Mr H E Wilson who has spent the greater part of the summer at Ocean City Md has returned to the city What has become of the Washington correspondent of the Philadelphia Tribune His breezy letters are missed Mr JaB H Wylie of this city spent last week in Norfolk visiting relatives and friends He had a rues eDjoyable Btay Messrs Edwaidsand Anderson would like to know the whereabouts of Mr Joseph W Henderson iate organizer etc etc Miss E V Kuiseli the superintend ent of the Metropolitan Baptist Sunday School is in Northumbeiland County Va recreating The Chautauqua for August has its usual array of interesting subjects and among them an account of the iate Negro Conference at Hampton Mr E T Douglass assistant cashier of the Capital Savings Bank has just returned from a visit to Atlantic City He ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 8 September 1900

VOL 8 NO 23 THE W1TES STRIKE A Brutal Policeman Dismissed for Being too Handy With His Baton Major Douglass Strikes a Class Who Use Fal6e Liveries to Serve Their Ends White Sulihur 8rriEgs W Va Special The dosing tKercises of the White Sulphur Literary Association took plEcem the M E cbureh Wed the 20th Ihe meeting wbb called to oidtr by PxeBidect Robert Barcus and opened with muBic with Mr M Bypbax of Washington at the organ Ihe program inoluded a well written faper on one of the live issues of the day by Mr KobeitB followed by a rec itation 1 ht organ bnilder by Mrs Hale ol South Carolina Ihiswasiol lowed by a mandolin and cuitar duett by Messrs Odeil of Huntington and Sjphax The feature of the evening was a scholarly address by Mr W L Board of Washington D U Ihe liter Hiy baa accomplished a moBt worthy cbjoct At tbiB place are to be found Uj any well educated young men who aspire to something higher than can be iound at the gaming table which mi fortunately has tuch a fatal rowfe...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 8 September 1900

ft V f m ej i 3 i i THE COLORED AMERICAN WASHINGTON V 0 tw4ttiS Tammany and the Negro By John E Bruce MMM MHMtMMMtIHHIMlIMM Mr Crokere organ The New York Telegraph seems to regard the string ing up of a Negro to a lamp poet in the Btreets of New York by the mob dur ing the iate note in that city as a very rich joke The incident seems to have furniehed considerable matter for its facetious spaoe writers who were bru tally witty at the expense of this inno cent and outraged Negro citizen The Tammany police are the real ag gressors and the criminals who should be punished for thai disgraceful riot The system of highway robbery intro duced into the lenderloin and other districts of New York City by police captains and their go belweens by which they exact blood money from the criminal classes in return for im munity ircm arrest for open violation of the law 1b the true cauEe of the re cent riot there and the terrible conse quences which followed it The New York Democrats of the baser el...

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. — 8 September 1900

CONFERENCE OF COLORED MEN Leading Colored Men of the State Meet and Confer as to the Best Methods to Adopt for the Betterment ot our People Personals and Other Items of the City Obarlottefiville Va Special A con ference of leading men from all parts of tbe state was held et the Odd Fel lows Hall in this city on Wednesday the 22nd AuguBt At iavm ocook Lawyer A W Harris of Petersburg called the conference to order After a very fervent prayer by Rev Aleian der Gordon of Philadelphia formerly of Virginia Lawyer Harris stated the objeot of the conference Lawyer T C Walker of Gloucester was made Temporary Chairman and Mr Robert Cox of Lynchburg Temporary Secre tary with Mr Dandrldge Epps or Rockbridge County as Sergeant at Arms After tbe appointment of the following committees Committee on Credentials Committee on Permanent organization and Committee on Reso lutions and address and tbe transaction of other business the conference ad ourned until 230 oclock Opening again at 230 oclock the ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 8 September 1900

IM 111 s k v U M Tji Rii i ttl1 4ffl v i - hi f jj r i 4 fl3SfogSSSx3S3lSgSx 1 Opens Today t 0 o i Odd Fellows Hall No 16 6 M Street N W Cafe Open From 7 a m to 11 p m Meals a la Carte Regular Breakfast from 7 to zo a m Dinner from 4 to 7 p m Sunday Dinner from 2 to 4 p m Ice Cream and Ices Constantly on Hand Flavors for Sunday Vanilla Peach Strawberry Chocolate Lemon Ioe Fine Catering a Specialty Soliciting the patronage of our friends and the public generally we are Very respectfully GRAY SRO PROPRIETORS Iftft0fo33frfr3x The Grandest of all Preparations for the Hair THE ORIGINAL AND ONLY HARTONA Matchless and Positively Unequalled for Straightening- all Kinky Knotty Stubborn Harsh Curly Hair HARTONA will make the hair grow long soft and straight The use of one box of HARTONA will show immediate results Makes the hair grow on bald and thin places HARTONA cures Dandruff Baldness Falling Out of the Hair and all Scalp Diseases Remember that HARTONA is the highest priced hair remedy on...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 8 September 1900

A RISING ALABAMIAN Editor A H Daridson Fulfills the Prophe cy of his Youth A Leader in Religious Works and Politics Henry D Davidson was born on the Davidson plantation near Centreville Ala Dec 16 1869 He waB the only pon o Damon and Adaline Daridson There were four children in all three girls who are all dead The late Capt Samuel W Davison said to Henrys fa ther Damon while Henry was a baby m the cradle uDamon you had better take care of and educate that boy I eee a brilliant future for him Ten dol lars in his head will be worth a thous and in his pocket This bore upon the boys fathers mind very heavily so as soon aB Henry was old enough he was sent to the com mon schools of Centreville which was only of three months duration each year However Henry managed to pickup enough information with what Ilf 1 iff A s EDITOR HENRY D DAVIDSON he gained from these little schools to cause the late Ex Governor E H Mo ren to exclaim to the boys father one day Damon tis time that you were teachin...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 8 September 1900

j i w IV TV Ifc ri IferV w 1 1 i IU n I m TEE OOIOBED AMERICAN WASETNGTOK D 0 No West Point of Our Own BY LIEUT H O FLIPPER Editor of Th6 Colored American Washington D 0 Dear sir Aftes I bad sect yon my views aa to how to keep one ob more Negro students at the Naval and Military Academies The Colored American brought me the proposition of Mb J C Cunningham for A West Point of our own I wish to register my objection to rath a proposition It is not practicable Every state a ad territory in the Union has a military aoademy and there are hundreds of private military insti tutions There are also a large number of schools that give so called military Instruction and even have army of ficers detailed as IntructorB None of them give more than the most rudi mentary Instruction and do noc eo be yond the school of the company in In- LIEUT HENRY OBSIAN FLTPPER fantry or the school of the cannoneer in artillery and pay no attention what ever to cavalry or to military or inter national law as to ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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