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

Race Enterprises The Colored American takes pleasure In presenting to its readera a portrait ol oue of the business stands conducted by Mr A H T Walker of this city Mr Walker haB a number of stands and does a paying business He is a product of the South and belongs to that class which makes its way to the top regardless of what the public thinks of it He has a college education and graduated at the head ol hiB cass in one of the Pharmaceutical Schools of New York city but finding little to do in his professional work and having the responsibility of a family he came to Washington and opened up what is known as a boot black stand So well ha3 he done his work a d so satis factorily has he pleased the public that today his name is a household word and he can count his patrons by the hundreds The portrait above is a pic lure of his main stand opposite the B O depot but he has other stands which do quite as much business and which serve the public just as well as the original stand He em...

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. — 13 January 1900

imlAJ T 2 - tr Trf Vl 55aiSst n - 4 jf r 14 JDI DAYID H MAS3EY 1 vJ AFRO AMERICAN IN CDBA A Prominent Nei York Odd Fellow and Re publican in Charge of Street Paving In- Province of Santiago Santiago de Cuba Special Among the few representatives of Afro-Americans here Mr David H MasBey of New York City is at present the most prominent He is in charge of the street paving department of the Barber As phalt Paving Company and his career demonstrates that patience and energy begets reward From a water boy in 1884 at seventy five cents a day step by step be has marched over the opposing walls of jealousy and race Mm prejudice to bis present position of foreman and is at this writing acting superintendent of his companys works in Santiago It is commendable that he never neglects to give work to all of his race first which was amply tested last spring and is being duplicated now He has worked at his business in all parts of the Qui ted States and Canada and in 1896 was sent by the company t...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

RISE OF JUDSON W LYONS A Remarkable Capacity for Man aging Large Affairs and Fidelity to Obligations Make Him a Real Leader of the People iie last few years have been years of elsige in the condition and leadership 0f the Negro iace When by natural uperaiion Douglass Langaton and VlU e one after another paesed away the political firmament was deprived of of the first magnitude Ab the bard of Avon has aptly put it Great men lived before Agamemnon and great meu nave lived since That is simply auLlner wa of saying that nature ab hors a vacuum Ihe rise of Judson W Jjyous to the poporiioas of a factor in our national affairs has been natural progressive tmd logical Having been ushered in- 1 1 life near the geographical center of tue colored population of this country he wa3 admirably placed for seeing hiB people in all their relations and activi ties Histducatl n was another element that tended put him into complete sym pathy with the fctruggles and sinvings of hid race He was educated i...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 13 January 1900

wr 135 V hi rt A awtxsttfagSTBmziabmeszzzrrsmm B3S1 i 16 JW1 s TBIG1L rail- wool black blue and brown kersey overcoats hard to find at 10 Our price 775 D J KaofmaD 1007 Pa ave i S City Paragraphs Mrs Gtorge H White continues ill Our New Years gifts made a hit Mies Luciuda Bhaw of 69 Defrees street is severely ill Cashier D B McCary is recovering the use of bis injured optic Lawyer N T 6oldenberry of Lynch- -bur Va spent the holidays in hU city Spacial Agent T J Calloway spent Wednesday at HamptoD and Rich mond Va Miss Marie Wade Lawyer Perri W Frisbys expert stenographer holidayed in Philadelphia At last accounts Miss Henrietta Vin ton Davis the elocutionist was atDav enpcrt Iowa en tour Mr C E W Brown of the Treasury Department has moved from Alexan Aria over to this city Miss Margie Wilson of Cleveland Ohio spent holiday week with Wash inglon and Alexandria friende Mr H C Tyson has been visiting friends in Fayetteville Greensboro acd and other points in North Carolina Prof Terrell...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

I I VOL 7 NO 43 HONORING THE 0MAN Admiring Fellow Citizens Adopt Stiong Resolutions Playing for Early Recov ery of Bishop Turner Atlanta Ga Special The Emanci pation Proclamation was celebrated at SbilohA M E church by the citizens and seven lodges of the I 0 of 0 M and W m America Rev J 8 Flip per D D pastor of St Paul A M B church delivered the oration much to the satisfaction of all Rev L A Towns ley psstor of Shiloh introduced the ppeaker in a very intelligent and be fitting speech which was enjoyed by all The Atlanta Dixie Band f jrnished the music and the Star Spangled Banner was played just before the orator be gan his masterly speech Gapt M fl Bentley delivered a pointed speech in behalf of the old ex slave citzens Rev J H Hilson P E of the Monticello District gave some touching points in a very brief speech The band played a brief air Upon the suggestion of Capt M H Bently the following resolutions were adopted In consideration of the Ereat usefulness of Rt Rev H M Turner D...

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. — 20 January 1900

ri i i i ft Mi SENATOR MORGAN ON NEGR Att rnpy Settle Riddles the Inconsistent and Illogical Argument of Alabamas Senior Senat r for Disfranchisement of Colored People To The Colored A merlcan Af er re dii g the press report of Sen at r Morgans ep ech in the Senate against ibe Prii hard rsolutinn I feel it my duty to aK rjcein your val uable paper to protest againt some of hi unfair and ut ju t assault- upon tbe Nearo race It seems a pad comments ry upon the Angl Sxna love of fairuetP for a dimingui hrd Senator to pour out his wrath upon an entire race of people iu a place where no member of hat rcf can re Iy to him especially I 1 vPf HON J T SETTLE when tht S nat r himself owes his Beat n hit auaust body to aprctcal null fie f ion of the nceut nullification oftbtneent amendments to the ftd eral crnsutuMon and the puppressioi of the votes of tens of ihousat da of American citiztns both white and blacK I have not yet seen the Senators re marks iu f u 1 at d d not therefore know what ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

EL PEOPLE FOR WHOU THERELL BE NO PLACE IN HEAYEN Rubber necks Some poets we know Hide bouned partisans Politicians who forget their friends Growlera with a perpetual grievance Opponents to McKinleys renomina ticn Late comers at iiycenms and con certs The frequent defendants in the police courts Lawyers who mistake abuse for ar gument Idiots who laugh inordinately at their own jokes Preachers who indulge in sermons Fellows who quit work to hunt a miner office NegroPB who tremble when the white man thunders Women wno confide their secrets to a female friend Office holders who stand in lear of their own shadow People who deal in tomorrows in stead of todays People who make engagements for 8 p m and come at 9 Money making subscribers who fail to pay for their papers The man who save 10 cents out of every dollars he earns Chronic borrowers who forget to pay sundry dimes ana quartess Wasbingtonians who are satisfied to be without the right of sufiage Mulatto Negroes who look down up on th...

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. — 20 January 1900

- rJm7 tf i vi irihtea - t HOPE FOR DEMOCRACY The Newer Generation of Jeffer sonians Trampling Upon An cestral Traditions Food for Thought Strange a3 it may seem yet never theless it ia a fact that Judge James Mathews of Albany N Y who was elected to office by democrats a jear or two ago Judge Ruffin deceased 0 Boaton appointed by Gov Ben Butler deceased and Mr Carr are the only Afro Amencans who have been so honored in the North or in tbe South since the days of reconstruction We are cognizant of the fact that a number of justices Ot the peace have been elect ed and appointed in dfferent parts of the country but they are not judges nor for tbat matter assistant district at torneys Attorney Barnett of Chicago termed assistant states attorney is really what is regarded in this part of the country as an assistant prosecuting attorney of the county If this be true there is tbis that democracy is entitled to and that is credit for taking the initiative and the lead in maintaining the sa...

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. — 20 January 1900

A THRIVING COLORED CITY flews Notes and Personal Men tion from Concord Corord N CSpeclal A few monna ago the Rising Mount Zion chirt was organized in Charity Hall by i v Thomas D Atkins The char rallies eyery Sunday and has alrea y raised a snug sum of money to psy in Part or lhe Episcopalian it removed last chn a into which wetk The is a flue church beautiful in the southern part of the y town The Baptist Young Peoples Uu on will meet in this church every Thursday night Mrs Bailie Ehines nee Wallace who is president is earnestly involved In the reformation th voung people of Concord In this levied she has a plenty to do The Rev Dr P F Maloy district mission ary of western North Carolina was with us m our last weeks meeting and told us many good things On Friday night of the bame week the doctor preached to a crowded house subject And he is the prince of many other devils Miss Ida Shanks of Cbarlotte is preparing a concert for next week There are many admirable features in the chara...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

Mr II tfassfiKraeesaaaaHSifcHsa 6 A NEW ADMINISTRATION Mr RW Thompson Becomes President of Second Baptist Lyceum Law sons Valuable Services Highly Indorsed Field Day On the first Sunday in the new year an audience gathered at the Second Baptist Lyceum that crowded the spacious lecture room from the rostra to the doors It was field day so to speak the program taking wide range President Jesse Lawson delivered a N Btirrin address reviewing the progress MR R WTHOMPSON of the race since emancipation Btating thai the egro like any sensible busi ness man should at the end of eah year take an inventory of stock on hand balance hiB boots and find out whether the year has resulted in profit or losa He referred to the report made by Dr H B- Frispell of Hampton In stitute before the Industrial Commis sion in which the latter declared that the Negro people might properly oe dividtd into three classes -one third who bad retrograded since the dawn of fietdum one third who had remained at a stands...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

of B S Y M C A CONFERENCE i Correspondent Writes Interestingly of bwing Around a Circle of Thriving and Hospitable Cities Va special We were 011 of town daring the Xuaas holidaye i ibe reason we failed to have a letter u tne last weeks issue We had the I easure of vieitiug JRIchmoiid New jort News Hampton Norfolk and Portsmouth At Norfolk we were in attendance at the Aonnai Uonferenc of colored Y M C As repiesentiug Viigiu a West Virginia North Caro lma Maryland and the District of Cul umbia which convened on the 28ch j9h 30th aud 31st of December Ihe Conference was one the most success ful ever held and the hospitality of tbe people of Norfolk will be long remem beied by ail who attended The peo pie of Norfolk are wide awake to the Y M C A work having erecttd a building at the cost of 8O00 Messrs J E Moore and W A Huuton Inter national Committee Secretaries and Mr C U Dogan Genl Secretary or folk Association did everything possible to make it pleasant for the several dele- gate VV ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

j titS siosijssis K I if t fe 1 K 3 w 8 aaggTfet 3Mie Colored niericaij Published by The Combed American Pub isblng Company A NATIONAL NEGKO NEWSPAPER Published every Saturday at 459 C St N W Washington D C SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year Bix months Three months 200 - 110 60 INVAKIABLY IN ADVANCE Subscriptions may De sent Dy postomce money order express or by registered letter All communications for publication should be accompanied with the name of the writer not necessarily ior publication but as a guar antee of good faith We solicit news contributions opinions and In fact all matters affecting the race We will not pay for matter however uniejs it is ordered by us All matter intended for gublicatlonmust reach this office by Wednes ay of each week to insure insertion in the current issue GSB lAgents are wanted everywnere Send or instructions For Sale by all News Dealers ADVERTISING RATES Reading notices 50 cents per line Display advertisements 82 per square incn per Inser tion Discount...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

A GOOD SHOWING The Metropolitan Baptist Church Sets a Pace in Raising Funds and in Clearing off Its Indebted ness wshmgton city is known as a city of churches There are said to more than eighty colored churches in the Disiict of Columbia and of that num ber more than iorty are Baptists The largest the richest and the beat attend ed Japtist churches among the col ored people can be counted on the dig its Among the few that stand high Is the Metropolitan Baptist church lo caied on R street between 12ch and i n streets n w This church is one of tne landmark of Washington- It REV ROBERT JOHNSON is located in the aristocratic part of the city and is asplendid building withall of the depart for the various ser viced even to a c 3 m for table aud well arranged study for the pastor Like all churches and race enterprises it had its beginning in an humble way and while the building and grounds are of great value the membership has so ral lied to its pastor thtt it will not be many years befor...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

IV J ii I si J - r - I i If 4X in I ir it I I i n i 10 HOWARDS PRESIDENT Prof TV H H Hart Vigorously Defends the University and Dr J ERankin -Attacks on Negros Greatest School In spired by Disgruntled Place Hunters Editor The Colored American Sir I have just received todays issue of your paper aud find in it an outrage ous and wholly unjustifiable article against Rev J E Rankin D D LL D president of Howard Univtreity I am not only surprised but pained be yond measure that a man of your good sense usually should see fit to join a ISe grohating sheet in this city in an ef fort to destroy the institution standing foremost in this land for helping the colored people to a Higher level of cul ture and character and in wounding the devoted bosom of the beBt and brav est and truest friend that the colored people have in this republic today No one knows better than yourself that the shameful attacks upon Howard Uni versity and its good and great president proceed from unworthy and ignoble mo...

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. — 20 January 1900

I Silf JSSl I wH r1 lens A Qmli fwS ill ffl li Kv Kev M M Mocre financial secretary of the A M E Connection reports large Dollar MoDey increase in all the districts but concedes the palm to the Eighth District Bishop Derrick pre siding which leads with an increase this fiscal year of four thousand dollars and niutty five cents In point of sue cees Bishop Grant 8outh Carolina Con ferences ccmes next with an increase of sixteen hundred dollars thirty five cents The sixth district Georgia and Alabama under Bishop Turner reports fifteen hundred eighty four dollars eleven cents increase Bishop Lie of the Second district comes next with an increase ol over a thousand dollars The secretary is quite confident of real izing for the quadrennium the four hundred thousand dollars asked for Dr Moore is an able financier The Christian Endeavorers meet in London in July Bishi p Handy of Baltimore ha3 re turned from Ilayti The A M E Church continues the work of electing delegates to the Col umbus G...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

m K u i1 r MJ r 12 EDUCATIONAL RALLY Tne Claims of John Hay Indus trial School Forcibly Presented by Eminent Speakers A well attended E location Hilly was at John Wesley A M E Zioh chueb Thursday night of last week in tke in terest of the John Hay Normal and In dustrial School of Alexandria Va Congressman George EL White of North Carolina presided and delivered a tell ing speech setting forth the value to our people of practical education ThiB school was organized in 1894 for the purpose of industrial training of the Colored Youth and is doing a great work in Virginia The school is named In honor of ColJohn Hay the friend of the immortal Lincoln and now the distinguished Secretary of State This is the first meeting in its interest held in Washington and the number -of pas tors and leading citizens present was decidedly encouraging to the manage Bient Among the speakers Invited to address the gathering were Rev W A M Cypress Mrs RoEettaJE Laweon National Organizer of the W C T U Prof...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

LATE LOCALS Tre political convention of the Lin coln emancipation League will be held fet ruary 13h and 14tb at Enon Bap tist horcb O street southeast A nua r r of honorary members have been e ected and a big meeting is 2ed Tut xNationai Colored Teachers Bu reau s anxious to Eecure a large list cf thmougbly compotent teachers for the cimng j ear It costs you nothing to ri rer There will be nothing to pay you secures a school Register nvr jjee advertisement m another column 1 r0f B T Holmes concert Monday evening at John Wesley A M E Zion church on Connecticut avenue drew out a large and enthusiastic audience Nearly every member was encored and tbe eolo favorites were repeatedly re ched Prof Iltlmes has been asked to favor tbe extreme north end with a Tiait Mr McNeill of Qaander street e e who hurt himself while lifting at the Coast and Geodetic Survey is improv ing wonderlully under the care of Dr Lzaira after having failed to get anj benefit at all from the tieatment of bevtral spe...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

mn Xli It ol5 M U l 1 HP aSSJw4ISB 14 NEWS OF THE HUB Afro American Voters Waiting for the Loaves and Fishes -Color-Line in the Army Boston Mass Special The eyes of many colored votera of New England are now turned toward Boston The atmosphere is full of expectancy because of the appointments which Mayor elect Hart Is said to have up his sleeve for the colored politicians of the city These positions have already been fixed upon by the colored leaders and thej are now waiting to see if the mayor will accede to their demands Among these offices are some very high po9i tionsi to which no colored man has in the past aspired One of these is the office of superintendent of lamps for which ex Representative William L Reed has been slated The attitude of the mayor in regard to these appoint ments will decide the question whether it 1b the best poliey for the colored man In this section of the country to turn democratic in municipal affairs as w ell as in voting for president White and color...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The colored American. — 20 January 1900

FLORIDAS GOOD SHOWING Tns Colored People Well Repre sfcmed in the Business Edu cational and Eelifjious World NeW3 Nugget3 Galore ja eonville Fla Special Tina city i the metropolis of the state of Florid a and the Negroes are well represented In every walk ot life our people are the moat unassuming in this section For that reason and others the outBide world has not learned much of the character attainments wealth and enterprise of our people here Tney are making solid progress with out making any fuas about it IN BUSINESS We note the Ferguson Ice Delivery company Roes and Austin grocery dealers Davis and Robinson P A Moore and Son vegetable and poultry dealers and commissioh merchants C U Manigault company Abe Campbell J Clark Greely wholesale and retail dealers in meats E J Alex ander aud S Boyco dry goods mer chants J D McOleudon is the manag er of the El Modelo shoe store M J Preston and J W Marshall real estate dealers Edward Long manager Peo ples Dry Goods store Gen W A Glover ...

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. — 20 January 1900

- - 16 15c and 20c Hose 9c pair t r a d OUR making sal was a winner from the first hour Did you see those nob by Sack Suits at 86 75 Every body thought they were SI 0 values See them to day 150 Fancy Dress Shirts 115 ji I D J Kaufman 1007 Pa ave CROP US A POTAL CARD If You are going out of town You have a guest visiting you Your pastor is given a reception You are managing a concert You or your friends are ill An heir is born into your house hold A meeting for a specific purpose is called Your pastor preaches an exception ally good sermon You buy a piece of property You are appointed to an office You know anything of general in terest drop us a card briefly stating the facts City Paragraphs The Amphions have a comic opera in preparation Mr M J Bundy of Chicago 111 is in the city the guest of Mr E E Cooper The banquet Tuesday evening at Liberty Baptist church was largely attended Mrs Marbara Cole 1315 15th street northwest has been quite ill but is now out again Miss Florence Carter ...

Publication Title: Colored American, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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