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THE T HE NATIONAL N A T I 0 N L pORU FOR FORUM U M
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WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 24 241910 1910 I
EDITORIALS
PULSATING P ULSA TING POLITICS
The TI c last week in politica l c
has given us food for thought
Rec Re Reckon ckon kon ing from the v iewpoint of
the regulars some were saved
were lost On the whole maybe we
have ga gamcl gamcl1erhaps ined per pcrhaps haps we ve have lost
Who can tell The Ides of Decem ¬
ber will vi li answer the query Perhaps
the de defeat feat o f Mr Tawney cha irman
of the Appropr Appropriation iation Committee Comm ittec
causes the s ituation to loom up less
distinctly w ith good results than any an
other til thing ing dur du luring ring ing the weeks hap ¬
I penings pcfliflgs To say the least there
I have been seven days of real old
fashione d dgel1uine genuine politics and the
game may maybe be said sai d to be just fa ir ly
begun If the matter ended w ith
the question o f de ddcat feat in the pr i ¬
mar ies es we m ight i ihit ht feel some consola conso la ¬
tion But we must hot l10tbe be unmin l11hl in d ¬
ful of the fact tltatthere that there are sores
to be hea led an and d politica po lit a l tw wounds nds
k to bc hcsa sa lved We T are aresfam stan ding upon
the t 1cthr threshold sl sllOld lOld lOldo o f f fa a vast area o Of f fin in ¬
quiry qu iry and not the least among the
many m ill1yis is w ill the regulars a after fter
ha liavingsuffered ying vi vigsuff gsuff suffered reddeeMI defeat triie YcJnI jfei iil ll
strength stre lgth to the Progress Pr gr s siycs ives an d In ru ¬
surgents su surgentsthat rgents that de feate d them Theres
the rub ru b And inc in ci identally lenta lly there
may be be the Democratic Dcmbcra tic House HQuse It
is thchopeof the hope of the Democracy Democracyat at
least President Ta ft has gaine ga ine d
groun d in the last week because in
some sp ine measure Mr Roosevelt has h s
lost lost True True1fr Mr Roosevelt Rooseveithas has many
friends It is correspondingly corr spondingly true
that tI tI1at 1at he has manycncm many enem ies Mr
Tjaft aft may n13 not noJhaye ixtIi have ye a hor de o ofa f fa a d 7
niirers n jircrsb but l t lie h i has lihs few rea lly ma
lipious ly inclined enem cne in ies an d his
late hit s s ilence and ndsteady steady equipo ise
un under der galling ga lling and provoking c dr ir ¬
cumstances c nlstlnCes have shown the public
another ano hersid side e o f the man bound his
friends fr iends closer clbser to him and strength ¬
ene ened d the thewea wea kknee d If IfMr Mr Roose ¬
velt v lfisgroot11 is groom ing in g for 1 1912 J12 the
Pres idents beautifully golden s i ¬
hence le iice in the face bf o f that grooming groom ing
may not be b of ofsuffieient ofsuffic suffic ient power to re
nom nominate ihate him granting that he de ¬
s ires i s it but it itmay may act as a lever
that may nl y pry the props from under
the Colonel Dar k horses frequent ¬
ly w vin in and there is always some ¬
1 w here h re in the stable sta stablea ble blea a dark horse
1 ASTUDY ASTUDY A STUDY IN INCONSISTENCY
Advertisements are being run in
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I all the papers to the th e ffect that the
1 J Jeffr effr ies Johnson pictures may be
seen se n at atap a point OilltjUstOutsideth just outside the Dis D is ¬
t 1 tr ict ictand and for white people on ly Ye
gods talk t tilko lko o f inconsistency incon sistency incon ¬
gruity n ty and all th the other iris an d
jl jlc cons c t i but here is the he he lIelghtsof Idgluts ights o of f
them all added together A s short
time since sincei only on ly a short s horttimc time s ince
i preachers prelc hersvould would be mora l re form ¬
ers erstle rs the Commissioners Commiss ioners o f the Dis ¬
trict tr ict here and ando officia o ffidals ls the country
f over oV er po ppinte inte d dout out the shockin sho shoc ckin kin g ghuge huge
ponderous evil ev il that would result re ltlt
I from such SIIC hdisptaY display Gross G ro ssc coarse
vulgar inhuman and a thousan d l
J I other ot1i rthings thnigs were said sa id o f it White White Whi
j papers pap is iand andthoe ini those of o f our ourowl1 own c city ity
> V Q too advise a flVSeC c tV iSc d dtha 1 that thatit t it was a discredit discrc dit
ll I i J rather ratherthall than a cre dit ltt to our face race an d
I V Ai that tfi twe we s hould loo look k kupon upon the thcnew new
c chqm h hmpi mpi I11to pioi bii with w v ith th e yes xcs as 1 1kance kance and
01 just ju juslhere t here h n a little littl later the form only
i of o f t tli tl lie law la W is i eya cya dcdj dcd all a 1l of tlis high
i moral mQr atserltil11eI1te al seritiment e ither ithe thrown aside
or odorg forgotten tten and auic l the very ver y ything thing the y
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say ought not nott nottb to be is i whee led t upiio uli to
the ir door just outside outsidem and m id they in inU ¬
v ite the their ir own and clan to t come out
and v iew what they cla imed was
even too v ile for us to toset set eyes ey sl1pon upon
I yet c la im their super ior ity ityover over us
as a race Note that ladies are es ¬
pec pc cially ially invited Here is a man who
will willsie v IIl s snca sie 1ca kol lrour idiida his fiisba back dc lc door do r tovit to Svit
ness the th result resulto o f f a ade de feat eat of his
race var iety an d mark you they
raised ra iscd the race issue in the themattcr matter
not we vc but he cant stand to be
seen sc n looking at it or to let you see
it it Not a preach has been preac hed
aga agamst inst this tl is not a i sermon ser ¬
mon monizcd ized i no o moral crusade has been b cn
inaugurated inaugllrat d aga inst this this1 nor ior any an
edict issued aga a g ga inst it How w ill
oUr da daily ily papers expla eqlaiii in the ir pos po si i ¬
tion that thatit it Was aga inst instpubtic public policy
two months ago and the ir a bsolute
silence on it now Is it itposs poss ible
I that they are game enough to to w vit it ¬
I ness this reproduction o f f the de defeat feat
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of the white race and yet not enough
so to let us have just one little peep
It was sa sai id idJack d Jack had a streak o f yel ¬
low but we are constra ined to as k
a fter the manner o f f Chan ler to his
brother Whose s yaller now
I P
THE THE KNOCKER
Dont be a knocker Be a booster
Dont be a pess lessiniist imist but an opti ¬
m ist ist Dont bewa il your fate but
conquer conqllerit it Dont envy your broth ¬
er but butstr str ive ivcto to be as good as he and
get as much Dont fin d fault see k
good Faults w ill illexpose expose them thel117 ¬
selves Dont be hoggish be lib ¬
eral Dont Dontcurse curse your luc lucki luck k stop
an d dsce see jf if yoirc jou youhilnt lidnt br ing it on
yourself Don Dont t get ge t in the para de e
un less you can keep step be be a i spec ¬
tator rather Dont think you are
r ight and everybody evcrybodyese else is wrong
Be c heer ful sm ile anyhow whether
you fee l like it or not Try it it
helps others and helps you as well
Dont think you youarc are arellndcr under a spell o f
ba bad d luck luckforthe for the world is the best
paymaster yet and gives to every
man all a ll he is worth in the end cmlnot en dnot not
a penny more not a penny less
Sues Su s Town Townfor for Race Riot
Hetto wlio WHo Got fjeD fen egi Yean Yiars Tearsbuts ktw ktwsFrct M Wii sFrct Fred 4oD on Appol Ap PI
Aifa AsbIOQOOO JIOO000 100000 >
Norfolk Vn YnSept T T1l 1l Sept 10 100ne One of
the most unique cases in the his ¬
tory of ftace race riots was wnsplesellted presented to ¬
day I11 when Samuel L Burton Emton col ¬
ored of Onaneock Onancoekf OnaneocicT f Vn T entered en tered
suit suitfOl for 100000 against t the tJletown town
of ofOnl1icock Onaifcoek an and il the thebourclof board of su ¬
pervisors pelis ls of Acconinc county for
damages to him in 1007
Burton claims that thathis his business
amounting to 10000 a year was
broken brokenl1p up UI fiS a It result of a riot
which occurred in inOnfincock Onancock Au ¬
gust 10 1017 l07 i He charges that thatthe the
authorities nided in the riot and
caused cuusellhil1l him to spend spendalmost almost a IlJen year
in ja jail il before befol he was finally ac ¬
quitted of a charge of murder as a
result of his hisappeal appeal to the Superior
Court of Virginia ir irgiolia from a sentence
of 10 years eusin in the penitentiary penite ltiurJ
Mr MrB H C Smith Advocates a Circuit
for foiA11 All AllColored Colored Picture Shows
Mr H HC C Sm ith the enterpris enterpr is ing
manager an and d part p art owner of the Blue
Mouse Iouse has called caUI caUla d da a meetin mee meeting ting g of a ll
of the owners wners o f the thediffer different e el l it itmov mov ¬
ingpicture theaters in town an d in ¬
ten tends ds subm itting itt ngto to them thcma a plan
where whereby by a c ircuit not only on in iuithis 0 0this this
city but in a all allo ll o f the cities lying Iyingn in
direct line linesay say such as New York
Philadelphia Baltimore Was Yashing hing ¬
ton an and d Richmond Ric Ricmondcould mondcould could be sup ¬
plie d with w ithattractive ith attractive talent talentand and at a
dec de cided cideda ided a dvantage to to the thcpu public blic as
we ll llas as to the managers This plan
if consummated w v ill put new talent
in town wee kly and in all probabil pro babil ¬
ity the contract would bin d the
actors to cover the circuit an and n d there ¬
by insure a constant t tstream stream of talent
to be com in g weekly to each city of
entire cntir el ly different var iety
Mi Smith is isathoroughly a thoroughly upto
date business bu siness man manan an d understands un derstan ds
the situation sit ation ha haviiig ying gone gon into hltoth the thi q
study o f f it it quite quiteexten extens sivclx ive ly since ince
en engagil engaging gaging ig in this tl1iscnterprise enterpr ise o of f his
own S
Mr Samuel amuc1 T Henry Henryconllnand command ¬
er ero o f ttheamesABuchananGarri fthe the James JaniesABuchanan A AV V Buc hanan Garri
son Army ArmyiancLNavy land Navy Union Uni n has hasrc re ¬
turned from from De laware City De l
where he he has been spendin g the
summer s hmmer w ith his family
5 1 I SOCIETY S REALM EALM J
S t Crid Conducted Conductedby S J > y r MISS Ii IiMA IS MA MARCIRT1S kcqftl FfV CURTIS lS 1 > 5
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Mrs Conne Conncllyo lly o f Atlanta Ga is i
spending a few j days in the th c cif ity
S Mrs Caroline Ciiro C oline line o bfVr f fl iVr kans kan lay is iyv ITs s vis Ts
iting in thec thc citythis ity this wee veek k
Mrs Bowman Dowmanof of Pittsburg Pa
is here on ona a short vis it
Mr Pierce of Cinc innati Ohio Ohio
passed through the c city ity this week
Mrs Johnson Joh l ono o f Au Au burn bi1rl1 NY NY N Y >
spent spcnt a fdy few days in the th c ity it t this thi 1
week a fter ftc r attending cn l1it1g the th 13 it M C
in Baltimore Ba Itimorc Md S
Mrs MrsPar Parker cc of Auburn N Y
spent a few da days la ys in the city c ity after
attending the B M MCin C in Baltimore
Mr Car lysle o f Syracuse Sy racuse N Y
made a short vis it to this city this tl is
wee k
Mrs T M 11 Moore trea treasurer surcr of
the Federation o f Womens Clu bs
has been the guest of pi Mrs I L N
Ross o f f 1444 444 Q street N W V Mrs
Moore addressed the Mite Mission ¬
ary Soc Society iety o f the Metropolitan Metropo litan A A
M 11 E Church Ch Churchon rch rchon on Monday evenin g
Mrs + irs Moore w villleavc v ill leave in a few days
for her home in Allegheny y Pa
Rev A M 11 r Star Starkey key of Boston
Ga was the guest of Rev I IN N
Ross last Sun Sunday day
Rey Rev A Murra Murray y brother bro ther 9f of f Mr
Emanuel Murray the caterer catcrermade made
a short visit to this c city ity during ring the
week Rev Murray is pastor of
Bethe l A AM M E Church Cl Clu Churchof u chofPhila of Phila ¬
delphi dclphiaPa Pa
Rev H H Williams of Albany
Ga vis ited the city c ity last lastSunday Sunday
Mr Wilson of Portsmouth Portsmo th Va Ta
spent a a fewda fcwdays few days ys Jnthe in the city c Hy with his
son Mr DeWitt Wilson
Mr Williams of Of o f Munse y YI hid
spent spenta a fcwdays few days in the city itytliis this
wee k
Mr Jamcs1 James M Warren W Varren rren o f Chi ¬
cago Ill passed throu through gh the city c ity
this week S
By arrangement withCorre with Corre ¬
spondin sp mdin g gSceretary Secretary R RW W Thomp ¬
son and President Garnet Garn t C Wil Vil
kill O tlcthe cthclti l Utrar t rar yftfll yandIiior l nEtbr S
ica l lAsso Association Assoc c cation ation has set setapart apart an al1
evening with the Na National tional Negro
Press Association at a whic which h time
many phases o f jPltrn journalistic lis tic work
w will ill be discussed c1iscussedand and interest int rcs Un iiii the
development pnn o f Negro N g o newspapers n Wspa ers
will w illbestimula be stimulated ted
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A Wa Washin Washington shington gton press pr ss clu ct d ab abmade b bllla made de
up of o f f the editors publishers p pt btish iblishrs btishr r rs an and d
correspondents correspondentsres res iding idiligin idiu ig in this t c city ity
is isto to be beor or or gan gan ized iz dsoOllasan d soon as an aux ili
ary ari to to the National Negro Press
Assoc Association iation Such Suc h han an organ jza ization tion
has long IQngbeennce been nee de d The The Th enthus e thtis i ¬
asm of o f the local 10cilneWSl13pcrw newspaper workers Jrkers <
for fo r the ir cause was amply demon ¬
strated stratc d last month monthw w hen the Na ¬
tional Negro Press Assoc ciation iation in
con junction j unction with the local bus iness
organizations pulled pullcdo o ff the most
interesting and andsucccss success ful banquet bat jquet
held in the thccapital capital in many years
Miss Minn ie Brown Drowni the popular
pr ima donna and dramatic ex ¬
pression ist w ho has been filling < a
successful succ successfulengagement ssful ssfulengagcmcnt engagement at Ford
Dabneys Theater Theatcrsusta susta ined ineda a pain ¬
ful accident last lastweek week while out
driv drivmg in ing g The horse became fright ¬
ened by byasteamrollernear a steamro steamrOller ller near the Sol ¬
diers Home and andshyin shyin g g gsl suddenly sl ddenl
turned the bu buggy ggy over over throw thro vinJ in g
Miss Iiss Brown an and d her compan ion Itf t
the groun ground d Although IthoughsUffer Ithough suffer suff r iiju il 1f
considera bly Miss MI riss s Brown sang jit n
usualat usual at the theater This week s he h
is appearing appear in ing g at the Foraker Theater
on 21 21st st street str strc t and andrepeilting repeating her
uptown triumph taking four and
five encores cncorc n ightly
Miss Clar Cla Chance ricc ice Wr Vr ight who 1 made
suc h ha a hit last week we wee Ckat k at Da Dabneysilll bneys in
her artistic Span ish dances le left ft for I
New Yor k Sunda Sunday y n ight ightbut but will
probably return to become a amel111 mem ¬
berof ber of the Howard Theater TheatcrStock Stock 1
Company
Mr Jose Joseph ph H I Douglass thccl11i the emi rn ¬
nent v iolinist io tinisthaspurc has haspurc purc hased a beau ¬
tiful home on Florida Flqrida Flqridaavcnucnear avenue avcnucnear near
i6th street and an will v iU ma ke this city cityI I
his l is permanent permancnthcadquarters headquarters Mr t
Douglass will s hortly un l11dcrta derta ke kean an
extendedSouthell1 jxtended Southern tour accom accOI11 ¬ I
pan panied panied ied by his ta lented w ifcywhp ife who is
a i pianist and dramatic reader o f t
note She Sk Skwas was formerly forl11erlylfis Miss Fan ¬
n ie A A Howard H6 E ard ardan an Atlanta Atlantabclle belle
Miss i i Henrietta H Heli eli it Viiiton Ti Til Tit l t l lD Dav D i is tj tjl the l
i races e S premier > r rl l f t elocution loC li OI isti ist is plan l I ¬
n ing tq to give an illl au eta borate ijoratepreseqta jpresenta
iibr tiou f of f Uncte tJn 1Juicl h Tom Foiis s Ca Cabi bin lHriin in i
connection conneiti O I Ii Inc i i nc lY lYCtioi Ctioi J ii yf w V ith the tt I e cele ce IC bration o o f 1
the looth IOothann ann iversary of the birth 1
of its it author at fh r Harriet Har riet Beecher Ile 8cher
Stowcliext StOVC j1 nt Xt June Miss Dav is w Yi ill
enact n cttlt th the emqtional llqt onal role of Eliza
Harr ris is and and it is iscx expecte pccte d that Hl at the
veteran Sam Lucas Guc s w will ill be preva iled
upon uponto ltoappc to appear appearas rasUitcleTQI11 as Uncle Tom in in
which whkliar hiettpa part ar rt he hescoretl scored a tremendous tr lt1cnc1ous
success all allover over the country severa l
years ago The movement for the
o bservance bscrvanccof of Mrs MrsStowcs Stoves cente ¬
nary is isbeiiig being bei g fostered fostercdbyMrs by Mrs Mary
Church Chur ch Terrell and is isattmcting attracting
nationwide attention a ttcn tion
Mr and a d Mrs Charles H Stewart
and little son Glenn Gle 1n o f Indian ¬
apolis apo lis Ind were were dinner dinucrgtiests gtiests last
Saturday of ofIfr Mr and andl andlrs Mrs rs R R W V
Thompson o f fl1918 f 1918 nth II thstreet street N
W v Mr Stewart was formerly ad ¬
vertis ing in g gmanagcr manager of the Indian Ill diall ¬
apolis Cl 1O1iS o lis Freeman FrCel ClII and is now a clerk
in the Census Office Mrs Stewart
is here on onavisitJut a vis Viit it but maymake niay make < e her
sta y permanent She has been the t te
rec re ipient of ofi f much i soc social ial attention
since sin sinceher e her a dvent dvc dv r iif f here
1
Capta in tlSilasi Sis H II Johnson cap ¬
ta in itlQfeligiliccrs m of engineers o Of f the city c ity fire de ¬
partment pfTDenver bf bfenV enV r Col Golwas was in
the city c ity last Saturday S turday thc guest guesto o f
Mr John H Hlayntero Paynter o f the Internal Intern al
Revenue Rev Revmi n c Service S rice who w toals also als o ha ha ils s
from fronltheCel from the Centenn ltenn ial State St te Cap ¬
ta in m Johnson Johnsonwa was en route home
ward from Baltimore Baltimorcwhere where he at ¬
tended tend c d the B MC M C
His It is asserted by those thou thou ght to
be bcina in a position to 1Q know that tha t Mr
Whitfie ld ld McKin M Kin ley collector of
customs at tthc the port o f f Georgetown Georgeto v vl l
will w ill be confirme C nfirtlle d without difficu difficulty lty
b y y1hc the Scn Senate SenateIien teIhcn when that body ody con
yenes in December
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The Or der o pf of f St Lukes Wash ¬
ington branc branch h h hwas was established in
1902 Itt1owl It now t1owlha ha has 38 counc ils and
an au a aggregate membership of 2 2450 450
Mrs Bessie B Bf f An derson ders on is is isieputy deputy
and Rev A Q Garner is assoc assoC iate t
deputy
In formation reaches Washington Was11 ingfon
that Architect J A Lat La rikford kford an and
fam family fam ily are comfortably co con col n l fQrtablyinstallc installe d dat at
Wilberforce Univers Un ivcrs ity and tha that t t
Pro fessor Lai ikfor kfor ds new ncwdtties duties as a
instructor in n mechan ical icalarfsarc arts are
very congen ia l l S
The Th Misses Thompson Th Thmpsono Tlni i mpsono mpsonof nipson o f f Chi ¬
have been v is iting Miss Louise
Blanche Wr Wright ight
Mana Managcr ger George W V Hamilton is i
presenting an unusually strong s bill
this week weekat at Forc FonlDa F0r4Dabmieys j Da bne bneys ys popular
theater The br right riglitand ight and particular
star is Pr Pdn incess e s Ra ja jab h I1styled styled t tthe the
icaii jc ansqngbird thi songbird d The
Princess is isve versatile satilcsingin singin g gcatc catc hy 1
songs in inGerm German nFrenc Frenc French h hal1d h and En g ¬
lish carr carryingthrou carrying ying through gh each the c har
acter istics o f the nationa nationalities lities por ¬
tra trayed trayedc yed clos c los ing with w ith a humorous
rendition o f f fci fcblored colored ci > lored peoples grand
opera ragtiine She is s full fullof of
fun funcouplec coupled I with withreal real dramatic
a and andso andsojwell soj so jwell lwe we ll aoes < Iocs she s he please
all classes s he he is taking tal < iilg four and and
five encores at at every performance
C Moore Modre does a sidesplit ¬
ting g stunt as a washerwoman
an d after a ftcr a w itty monologue makes
a rapidfire c change and brings br 1lgsdown down
the lie house in an alloldfashiolledsong ai oldfashioned song
and dance reminiscent ren injscentof iniscemit of the the palm palmy y
Ja lays ays ys of Billy 1 Kersands I < ersands an d his
Miss Lizz ie i Taylor
vocalist voca list and dancer is the third
f the new faces appear ing this
week an and d is proving a favorite w with ith
icr mezzosoprano mezzosop rano 1 ano vo ice whic w hichs hic h she he
how to use ISC to advantage
The Hiawatha Theater will open
arl in October Oct Jj6r and w will ill offer ffcra ffer a
oumidof of offirsHlass firstclass vaudev ille fea f a
tires The stage st ge is to be en large d
ample ampledr dressing dress e s ingmol11s ing rooms will wiHbe be
d dr11t The Tim house Iquse is tQ be b rcno Icno
throughput thro l ghout and an expendi exp ndi
nre of o f 3000 in fl repa re pa irs is planne d
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That perennia pere lllia l favor itc it itT JT T Spc Spencer nccr
Finley F plcy will be on deck de and a1ld d will wlllre re
ne nev ii y his lii triumphs fr hul1phs 5 of1at 6f 0fv last 1a t scasbiis sca soll p
when w th thnhe nhe he appeared a ppearcdl < ppeareduiiht n uiiht IM ight a aft fter ft ftcr > cr night nigiit mii1it IW
fo fdF fdFtcnn fd ften tcnn temi nio ni i6 htlis iths growin grgWin gi6 L tin g g1iipopu 1ii ipo popu po u ¬
larity larityeach each week
For Ford d Dabneys D bneys irha Thats ts Why
They Gall Me Shine is be ing
pla pa played yed ycdat at the Mjnneha Minn hm ha by y George orgc
E Battle and Tim Brymms Rub ¬
bernec king Moon is isgetting 15 getting a
hand there iher alo als O The TI e S Smart t
Sets Sc ts ca catchy catchymttsic tchy music will wIUnotsoon wilfmitsooi not soon be
forgotten by the delighted Wash
ingtonians
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Mr MrHorace Horace D DSlatterthc Slatter the well
known general correspondent corres ponc fentvts was
in town this week He 11eha had d been at ¬
tending the B M MCat dat C at Baltimore Ba ltinlore
Mr Slatter is recor recording ding secretary secretar y
o f fthe the National NatiOl ial Negro Pr Press ss Asso ¬
da c iation tion and w v ill proceed proceedw w w ith the th
compilation conlpila tion of the m inutes inutcso o f the
New York and nd the Louisv Louisville ille ses ¬
s ions ion of the organ ization for publi ¬
cation S
Prof W W A A Joiner Join c 1 formerly form erly o f
Howard d Un ivers ity has assumed
charge o f the Normal Norm l Department
at Wilberforce Wilber force Un ivers ity
The next international counc coun cil il of
the Kn I < n ights Templar T mplanv w ill be held in
Washington in September 1912
Thesess ion of the present preselltyear year was
held recently in Detroit
Mr W R RGriffin Gr iffin has been at ¬
tending the then1ceting meeting o f the Grand
Founta Fou 1ta in of o f the Un tjnitc ite it d dOrdero l Order o f
True Re formers formersatRichmond at Ric hmond Va
He Hcwasreelectedchie was vas reelected r elected c hie hief hiefo f fo o f f the Wash Was h ¬
ington Div is ion representing rep csel1ting 5000
True Reformers and placed on onthc ui the
executive board of ofthc the Order He
decliriedthe dec lined the v icepresidenc y w hich
was tendered him Chic Chief lGr Gr iffins
report r porf shows that in the past two
years over 70000 oooohad had passe d
through his hands w ithout a s ingle sin glJ
error
Armstron Armiistrong g Manua l l Tra T a in in g
School of whic h lv Dr W Bruce
Evans Evansispr is pr inc in dpal ipal is to teach av ia ¬
tion and will ill have havea a c class lass for the
development o f f fchau chauffeurs chau f1ctirs of the
a ir this ti1iRycar year r
Thepu Th pu blic blkschools schools schoolsoiJel opened jed Moiie Mon
day w with witha ith a recor re or dbreakin dbre kin g gattcn atten d d ¬
ance The figures are areas as follows
White high schools sc hools 3201 320Iico 32O colored iored
high highschools schools 1245 normal normalschoo sc school hool l
No NO1 i w vhitc hite 197 197inormal normal sc hool
No 2 2 colored d 162 white grade
schools 26330 2 colore d dgra grade de
schools sc ho ols 11435 i I total totalenrollmel1f enrollment
1910 45570 Total Totalco colored loredenroll enroll ¬
ment lent 11842 842 Morew More w ill ilientcr enter as as
soon as the or orderfolvac order der for vacc cihatiollis ination is
complie d dw w ith The colored atten d ¬
ance anceshOl should ildrcac reach reac I1 upwards of
13000 3OoO S
Miss Mae Ifae Irwinassi Irwin assistant tant super ¬
intendent of nurses at Freedinens
Hospital is makin making g a a splendid
record and an Dr W A War field
surgeoninchief ie fis f is gratified gratifi gratifiedover d dovel over
his good fortune fortt ne in haying hayinguch such a
capa ble and ande e ffic fficicnt ient helper in
c har harge ge of this important il11pprtantbranc branc h ho of f
his department Miss Irw rwin in is a
gra duate oione of one of the leading
schools for nurse tra in ing in Chi ¬
cago Her unfa iling ilin gtactpati gtactpatince tact patience nce
amid at1dexecutive executive ability a bility together w ith
her courteous treatment of oia o all llw w ith
w hom s si slc she i lc comes con ies into intocon contact tactha have
earned for her a popu popular lar rity ity that
guarantees her h r a success ful fuladmin admin ¬
istration
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Former Senator Fora ker o of f Ohio
was w slnthe in lathe the c dtya ity a few days last lastwee wee k
lookin looking g the picture o of f f hea lth He
will take part in the theOhioc Ohio1 Ohiocampa campa mpa ign I
in support of Harding for Governor Gov rnor
and will willmake make the welkin velkinr r ing in his
pr pristinestyle istine style He is optimistic optimisticabout optimii isticabout about
the tbechances chances o f f Republican success
but admits adn1itsthat that things are some ¬
what mixed mix d
ELITE COLUMN I
Conducted bjr by
V PRESTON BAYLESS 1915 6tb Street SlreelN N W
Miss Daisy Watson 938 Tea
N W is v is iting in Pitts
burg burgr Pa
Prof Pro f David l Houston Houston formerly formerly
of Cam l11 bridge bri geI Mass ilsS who vllp has been
teachin g the high ljigt1sc schools sc hocjls of o Ba lti ¬
has accepted a position in inJh the
Armstrong ArmstrongMamiualTra i n strong Manual Tra in ingSchoo l l
Houston is a gra duate dttatcof of I
H Harvard i t arI U Un Un Universi n iversity ivers ity j ty f He Bc S S willbe i1itb IB a
ver vri vrir vLry r y yvalltablcac valuable valltablcac ac acqumi acqumif acqumioui quisition ui it1 it1n f oui n tothe t to j the
teac ji hing ing force o of f the Capital City
r n
Mrs H C Tyson Tys ll anddaughlers an d daught daughters ers
Misses Ma y yantl and Pearle earle have just
returned from Arundc lonthc Ba ilay y
w here they spent the summer
The Tt1 BOa B 31ift 1I E Eba ba lliii ri ll in j Baltimore n itii itiil l i p d oi it
last TliUfgctay THU sUi luglit g1if iii iii i the auc a audi iiI li
torium at the Lyr ic Theater Was one
of the mpstimiqueaffa lup miio s t timi lIliqtleaffa iqueaffa irsof its of the p
S season th There e w were re nearly c r1y two t vo
thousand present and the ladies c
worevery beautiful and attractive ttr ctive
TI M I S C
gowns r > 5
Was Vash1ingt Vash1ingtiamis hitigtoriiaiis l1ing l1ingl6 l6 l6l l iamis i iu1 Vere ver er ver ve y yinucl much
in mmi evidence Among n OJ 1gthosep those jprcsent prcset rcs lt
were Wcr Grand Gh c nd 1d Master r rand and Mrs W W Vt T
L L1IQu Houston t6n Dr and anLMrs Mrs Ai A i M
Curtis Dr and Mrs A A V Gray
exRecorder of Dee De Deeds ds ls and and Mrs J J
C Dancy Recorder of Deeds Dccdsand and
Mrs Henry Lincoln Linco ltj Jo hnson Mr
Star lin g g Misses Clptille Houston IIoust n
an and d Lucille Nooks Assistant Dis ¬
tr trict ict Attorney J J CCobb c C Cobb Messrs s
Jo John hn N Goins H T 1 Morr risU is U L
Houston 0 Randolph W Dav is
G H Jt Forrest W WCliff Clifford rcl > Dan
Freeman J Wilkerson Masters C
H Houston and E EHays Hays
The grand grandmarc marc h hvas was led by
Grand Master W L Houston and
w ife Mrs Houston wore a aver very very
handsome black blacksatin satin gown I
tr trimmed immed in jet j f a pplique and baby
Irish lace lace Mrs A M 1fGlrtis Curtis wore
an apricot apric ot satin gown with a black blac k
lace lacccoat coat and large blac black k picture picturcI I
hat Dr A V Gray wore worca1bla a black k i
spangled spanglcc1netJvcr net over Persian silk silkimi An imi ¬
other very attractive feature of the th
ball was that the men mcnwere were ere attire d
in uniform The Patr iarc hs hsmarchi march ¬ J
ing in to torcce rece ive the thcprizes prizes for the I
competitive conlp titiyedr dr drill ill mwasa was wasa a spectac cle le of
splendor Philadelphia won the
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first firstpr pr ize izeofIOo of 100 Washington the
sccondof second of SQ Supper was wasservc serve d
in the thebascment basement from tables tablesbright br ight
with w ith ith autumnal autunmalflowcrs flowers and foliage fo folia lia ge
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Dur ing ingthe 1 the interm ission iss ion the MetrPr Metro
I
politan Orchestra o f fw w hich Mr
Henry J Anderson And rSo t1 is director ren ¬ 1
dere d re d ctsevera severa severa l L pleasin g selections
The program program cons isted istedofeightcci1 istedof of eighteen I
we llarran ll iff ged am n i l se selected dlCcfdpTes lected pieces IJl ce ces s o f T f I
po iopul iopulr pular r mus 111l1s ic icWhic Which hm made deol1c one feel fee t I
that he had absolutely drifted linto into
Fa F Fairy iry iryL Land nd Several requested i
numbers nuill ber were ver very y grac graciolisly graciolislyren iously iouslyrca ren ¬ I
dered j
Dr and Mrs Lofton and andda laugh t glh r
ter tcrspenttwo spent two weeks in Atlantic City Cityt t
and Plainfield N 1 J
Miss 1 ss Ethel l l Higliwarden has re ¬
been be ena en a appointed > pointed to the t h he e teach teac h t
iiig i tg forc force e eof of the M Strc Street f High
School School
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Miss MiriamW MiriamWrinlcyhas Miriam Wbrmlcy rinlcyhas has been I
appo appointed inted as a teacher tea cherin 1 in the thedty c ity
schoo schools ls S
Hon IIonRalph Ralph W Tyler has been
indisposed for two weeks The
y fr friends ien ds o f the Auditor of the 1
Navy wis w is ish h for him a a aspeedy speedy recov ¬
ery e i
Mr and Mrs J JD B Houston of
Cambr Cambridgc idge Mass j Mr David
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Houston of ofBaltimorei Baltimore and Miss
Milbourne of Plymouth Mass MaSSii Iass
were the guests of Mm Mrs T TlHous J Hous j
ton t nlastweek last week weekv v
Mr William Willhpit Willho Villhoit it ito of o fBe11l1a Beuna
Va was was v is i iting itingfriends friends fr iends in the city c ity 1 I
last Mon da day y and Tues Tuesday day da y f C
Miss Cora Hawl Hawkins ins < 1910 1 910 4th a
is v isiting is iting in Pittsburgh PiHsuurgjPa Pa 1 I
Miss Hawkins will go go to Toronto
Canada dabe da be fore she returns to the I 1 1
c ity S
Miss Ocea Brooksspcnt Dro o ocs cs spcnt the thes1tm stun ¬
ner r v visit isitin isitbig ll g r fr d iends l1ds hi liiSaratoga im Saratoga
ttY Y and andOrt Orange ge N J
Mr James Black of Lou Louisville isv ille
Cy is the guest of Mr an alldMrs and d Mrs j
i P Slaughter j
Masters M ster s C Co H FL Houston HOltston Claude C1ai1 e
in d Clifton JOliiisOl1 Johnson John ioui o f f Mpbile M bile r
la l v is isite ited d l in New York Yor kQily k City iy a a r
ew days daysla last stW week we ek k 1
Mr Ir J Sherman ShermanJItmn Htmn H mlJ1ic1tttle iciitt icuttleader leader d r t
theWilberforcian Wilber or cial1 Orcj1estrawas Orchestra was c
ut of the c dtya ity itya a few c lays last week
n the interest of ofhis ofhisorche his hisorehiestra l orche orchestra tm
c
Rev A 4 Rbbinson g iIlson iIlsonI iIlsonA I A A B BM Bfrpm M I Ifr frpm fr from Olllb I b
rta fa Ga pas p pasl pmdUtrouh tel through the tlt thcc c d ity i 11
n 1 route from from ijaUimore Iltimore al inl qre where wher he I < 0
lad la d been aHell attending i1hg the B M C C i
w s T 1 H tA 5 i Wiggiiis i i insof imis nsof mis of Sparta Ga
piihl paid pa id us afpleasant a at t leasant call last week wc k
WT I StC fl
Mr Wiggins Wlgg I1S was a de delegate legate to the
03d I Il l d Fellp Fellqts Fellqtsmccting 1elkus i ivs vs meetin mccting g
4tjCj ii Cb v Vmi iM V
t r L n
Rev Reuben Seely D D P E
who is super sup stmpruteilent cr intendent nten de f of o f fth f fthA the th thA Av A M
E Missions Missionst at Bffdgetow ll i geto h t Bar
batlbes ba bailberraii eSlsf Is rahd i1disl d is hi ifithiC the ie 1 c cityii city ity iii the
interest it Jt rc of hissch0 tjss ji isschoqb < oqt ph V
Mr William Willia111R R Beverly who vlt has 1
been Spending s el1 ingsOll1e some sotue time tlrh in i Ken K il ¬
tucky tt k ls is iir the dty c ity it again g lJ and n his
many fr ien iends ds are glad t6 t6see to see see him
back b ck S S
Mrs rs Ada AaGo Go G o ins vis yisitel ited itedher her
cqusiii pus in Mrs rs Ha rra a irstpn irsto t Jyenilswdrtli
pf 4506 45 ° c Polk Polkstreet PolkstreetN street streetN N Ethis week
M Mrs Coins Go o ins was was a delegate to o the
True Reformers meeting 11le tingat atRich at Rich
11ond npn dya Yaand Va and amidstopped stopped over en
tc to 6 her home in Indianapolis Imic liauiapohis
l iana
Attorney ArJll Arinond ndWScott W Scott has ha
lately purchased afii a fine e rc residence Sidcnce on
lith lithstreet l ith street between Tand Tat T amid d U Ustrcets streets
NW W
Mr and Mrs Albert B 4 Mont
joiner y will be bcvery very pleased to see
he ir fr friencIsat iends at the tltdrhome ir home 308 L
N N W The Thcytel They y ce celebrited lebrated br lted their
narriage iage ge August24 Al1gust u r2 4 last st Mrs
y was formerly fOmlerl Mis Miss
T ellie Williams o of f New Haven
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Mr Heiir y yP P < Slaughter Sl < iitghter the th
d editor ditor arid m am idmanagcr id manager
the Odd Oc iti Fellows Journal will vil1
take hold holdat at Philadelphia until
January i For nearly twenty
ears Mr MrSlaughtcl Slaughter has he ld lda a rcr rc
ipons ible pos ition in the Govern
iicnt Pr Printing inting Office ffice and is isa a mas
er o f f the art t typographical ypo graphical
Mr lfraI1l11frs fr and Mrs Dan iel Bropks have
returned from Atlantic City
the they y 1 have both been becnspcndin spendin g
i ver y pleasant mpliths I1Ipht1 vacation
Mr Ir Brooks says that the gay bur g
jy p the sad sea waves wavc Sis is just as gay
ivcly iv ly and anc1frivolous fr ivolous as alwa always ys and
lie heonly only noticablb difference differ li fferenc n c in the
is the theincrcas increased d cost o of f liv
n m1g g 1 Mr an and d Mrs Brooks arc
otli othver tl ver ver y l11uchimprove much improve d iii ap
and health h altlt
The mov ing s how theaters are
mprovin g the their ir irbills bills each week wee k kan kand an and d
low one can an see the very best bestlnov mov
n g pictures picturesaswell as well as asan an act or two
> f uptodatevaudevil1e fimpto uptodate impto date vaudeville vaudev ille for five fivcor or
en cents an evening
Dr J Madison Fraction and andDr Dr
Sunnier ll11l1er G Ho Holmcs lmes have removed
he heir ir offices officesJrom from Le Droit Park Iarl < and n4
re now pleasantly located d dat at 327 327
street str streetS eetS S o W They Theyhavcfinc Theyhave have fine prqs
ects fora for a good practice in the ir h
> field
Mrs Ho Hopkins pkins and Mrs Croms Cromso o f
few eW York Yorkaftcrattending Yorkafter after aftcrattending attending the B Bi i
1 C C in Baltimore spent Saturday
Sunday w ith Mr and Mrs
F Honesty of 13t I3th h street i
he ladies en joyed jo ycdour yed our beautifu l
oads and thid nddrives I dr ives very vcr y highly
Mr Will Vodery the talented d
director is I i prepar pr epar ing ingrl1e ili g The
unny South South Comedy a mus lllus ica l
ille ill illact act w which hich afteris afterlsitowin howing itowin lmosv ing g
i America Ame rica ica eight e ight weeks w ill play pl y
eturn engagements engage rilcntsin in London for
mon months ths an and d then go to Berlin Dcd l1
a ar ris is and the pr inc l cipal ipal continenta l
ities of f the theCol Continent 1tinellt Mr MrY04ery Mr Vodery
an earnest earnests earuieststudent student tude i1t o ofnJlsica of f musical l lrt Art rt
ind we ve may expect great things o of f
iin tt1 in the near future futu re
r rBooker Booker T TWaBhington Washington in North
Carolina
Charlotte CharlottcNCSc N NCSc C Sept t 21 2 IDr Dri
ooker ker T Ti i Washington will IilIma ma ke kca a
our of ofthc the State tate of North Carolina
legin riing ing October 28 8an and ending
November vcmoer 3 The Thcdctails details o of f the
tinerar y will be wpr wo d ded ked ed l out o tby by
l 19pGeQrgr George W W Clinton pf pf the
V J M 1t E Zion Churc hur lmrch lmrchw c h 1w w ho is a
es ident identof of Charlotte Cha iI tte Due an
lotincenient cnlentof of the particulars will
ie e ma tiiile < lcle de
Similar Similat toursh tours have vebecn been made
QlIgh the the States tatesof of Mississ ippi
joiith o lth Carolina Vir ginia g t1ia t1iaj j Tennes
ee c eeAr e Ar kansas an s sas as Okla homa Cpnneqti onnecti
ut and De Dcla IDelaware laware War Warand and the they y have
Cen en large largelyinstrll11enta largely ly instrumenta l lil1 in pro
ipting iqga a s slir pir hjri it of synipathetjc sxmpatheticco co
peration h ion between bctwecl1thc betweemmiheracesat the racesat every
pint v vi visited isited sited R R W V T

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