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IS SITED WEEKLY
J. .ADAMS, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
49 K. 4th Street, St. Paul, Minn.
ST. PAUL OFFICE
No. 236- Union Block, 49 E. 4th St.
J. Q. ADAMS, Manager.
No. 2812 Tenth Avenue South
J. N. SEIXERS, Manager.
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tors containing news or matter for pub
lication. Entered as second class matter
June 6, 188S at the postoffloe at S Paul,
Minn., under act of Congress, March S,
SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1915.
Prior to the adjournment of Con
gress, the Saint Paul Branch of the
National Independent Equal Rights
League, through its president, sent
letters to Minnesota's Senators, Knute
Nelson and Moses E. Clapp, protesting
against the enactment of jimcrow laws
and asking their aid in preventing the
passage of adverse legislation of any
kind, especially the bills affecting the
District of Columbia, one of which had
already passed the House of Repre
Since the adjournment of Congress,
the following letters have been received
and they speak for themselves as to
the stand of our Senators in regard to
Washington, D. March, 1915.
Dear Mr. Adams: Your letter to
hand in due-time. Congress has ad:
journed and" the legislation to whichj*
you refer has failed to pass either-,
house of Congress and I do not believe
that such legislation is likely to pass
in the future.
3 ty\ Knute Nelson.
WashingtyiS^p.C., March, 1915.
Dear Mr. Adams: ^ours at hand.
There is no danger of any adverse leg
islation. There was very little danger
of any legislation relative to the Dis
trict, because Senator Jones is a mem
ber of the District Committee and he
is one of the most loyal of friends.
I think there will be no trouble next
session. At all events, you/ may de
pend upon it that before they get any
adverse legislation they will realize
they have encountered some apposi
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.VVIL80N AND BEREA.*?*
President'Wilson is at it again. He
was the principal speaker at a meet
ing held in Washington in the interest
of Berea College, Kentucky, and as
usual said some things which were
long on rhetoric, and lofty sentiment,
but short on fact and sinoerity.-'
For instance, in speaking of the
clared that its object was "to do what
America was intended to do, to give
people who had not had it an oppor
tunity and to give it to them upon
absolutely equal terms, upon a basis
not of birth but of "merit.""
There was a time when that was
the object of Berea, but it is no longer
true. When John G. Fee-God bless
his namethe founder of the college
was in charge Berea stood for oppor
tunity upon a basis "not upon birth,
but of merit." he white people and
the colored people were being edu
cated together. Both classes were
learning the great lesson of human
equality by^ studying together in the
same class room and Berea was doing
a great work in breaking down ancient
Then came one Frost and like his
name he was a great blight upon the
school. While pretending to work in
the interest of the institution he was
really trying to disrupt it and it is
said that he more than any other
worked up the sentiment which
culminated in the infamous act ef the
Kentucky legislature making the
teaching of white and colored stu
dents in the same class room a penal
"What America has vindicated
above all things else," said the Presi
dent, "is that native ability has noth
ing to do with social origin. It is
very amusing sometimes to see tne
airs that high society gives itself.
The world could dispense with high
society and never miss it. High so
ciety is for those who have stopped
working and no longer have anything
important to do."
This is very true, but President
Wilson has himself drawn the line
between the classes even outside of
social lines. It Is not nearly so wrong
for "society" to assume "airs" in so
cial matters as it Is for the President
to advocate that one-tenth of the
people of the country shall be set
apart as pariahs, not even fit to work
in the same room with otner citizens.
ANOTHER INDIAN REGISTER.
President Wilson has nominated
Houston B. Teehee, a Cherokee In
dian, of Talaquah, Okla., to be Regis
ter of the Treasury to succeed Gabe
E. Parker, an alleged Indian who re-
Five Civilized Tribes.
The hundred or more hungry col
ored Democratic candidates who have
been hanging around and licking their
chops in anticipation of a delicious
morsel have received another shock
from their friend and leader.
CHARITY MAKLs COWARDS.
"Charity makes for slaves, cowards
.and sycophants," said "Mother Jones"
of Colorado mine field fame, recently.
Her words are true.
Men cheat their employes out of
what is their just due and become rich
and when they have accumulated mil
lions they pose as "philanthropists"
and endeavor to perpetuate their
names by giving money for libraries
or "charities," or Christian asso
Instead of being great philanthopists,
these njen, in many cases, are simply
thieves who really ought to be^in
prison for having robbed their fellow
No class has suffered more from the
"philanthropies" of. these rich tnieves
than'the colored people and their n'
~"io*ft work has been aided by so
ed colored leaders who have taken
THE SIN OF SILENCE
To sin by silence when we should
protest makes cowards out of men.
The human race has climbed on pro
test. Had no voice been raised against
injustice, ignorance and lust, the in-
quisition yet would serve the law, and
guillotines decide our least disputes.
The few who dare must speak and
speak again to right the wrongs of
many.Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
work of the college, the Pesident de- class from securing their rights "as
thejoleof puhlic mendicants and have did good work in the recent fight
begged for money to organize jimcrow against jim crow legislation- in Con-
institutions and thus prevent their own gress.
THE mm WHO DARES
I honor the man who in tho con
sclontious discharge of his duty dares
to stand alone tho world, with ignor
ant, intolerant judgment, may con
demn, the countenances of relatiYes $
jmay bo and the, hearts of
The product of the segregated insti
tution is usually a crop of young col
ored people with slavish instincts
cxin.ging cowards, servile sycophants.
Great God deliver the people from
such charity and give them justice.
No adverse legislation was passed
by the Congress just ended, but this
does nbt mean that the fight is over.
It will be introduced in the next Con
gress and in the meantime some of
the states will try to put some jlm
crow stuff over. Colored people
should be ready everywhere in the
country to fight proscriptive legisla
tion. "Eternal vigilance is the price
Mr. L. Wilbur Messer of Chicago,
who has jim crow ideas of Christian
ity and caused the erection of a jim
crow Y. M. C. A. in Chicago, says that
the "Y. M. C. A. is an aggressive
factor." That's true, it has done as
much "aggressively" to injure the col
ored people as any factor in Amer
ican life. And it does all "in the
name of the Lord." This is a great
country for bunk.
A bill prohibiting the giving of tips
on sleeping and parlor cars, has passed
the Missouri senate. As the porters
on sleeping and parlor cars are all col
ored men it looks like a bill aimed at
that particular class of people. If the
Missouri solons wish to be fair they
should make the bill include tips ev
erywhere. We hope it will not be
come a law.
The Greiner-Tallet bill requiring the
reading of ten verses of the Bible ev
ery day in the public schools of the
state of New York is dead. The Jews
and some other religious denomina
tions were in at the death. That's
right. And the Bible is all right, but
it should not be forced on people who
do not wish it.
William Monroe Trotter, editor of,
the Guardian, is having remarkable
meetings all over the country. Great
crowds are flocking to hear him talk
on the "Evils of Segregation." That's
a good subject of which the average
colored man needs to learn a great
deal. Keep up with the good work
Do not be satisfied with jim crow
accommodations in any public place.
It is criminal for a colored man to
advocate separate public schools, sep
arate public libraries, separate public
play grounds or separate public insti
tutions of any kind. There can not
be two standards of citizenship in a
A ray of hope? comes from Butte,
Mont., where Des Stewart, on trial for
first degree murder, got a verdict of
life imprisonment instead of being
hung, because the jury did not desire
the impression to go abroad that prej
udice on account of color influenced
A colored fisherman saved the life
of millionaire George W. Perkins, at
Palm Beach recently, but the Asso
ciated Press failed to give the name
of the hero in the dispatch.
The Germans seem not to be
troubled as to the ultimate outcome of
the war being in their favor. The
Reichstag has just voted a new war.nomic
tax credit of $1,250,000,000.
The National Equal Rights League
bt the sense of 1
duty done shall be sweeter than the
applause of the world, the ceunteii
ances-of relatives or the hearts of
MV. Morris pstyftp.dThatgHe.Should
n Sun to
Greenwood, Del. James Morris,
eighty-four years old, has had trouble
enough for the last twenty years with
and dyspepsia with-
out the last blight, which, he declares,
has put him in a twin bed with Job.
Mr. Morris is cutting teeth, a process
which usually occurs before the suf
fering human is capable of effectively
expressing himself in the matter.
For years Mr. Morris has had but
two teeth, which, thanks to Provi
dence, hlt-'X He has been getting on
fairly well, but for the aforementioned
ailments and had no hope of ever do
ing any heavy chewing again. Then
four teeth appeared on his lower jaw,
and this week' two more started
through, accompanied by the most an
noying aches and jumps.
"I'm not kicking nor, as a matter of
fact biting," said Mr. Morris, "but it's
bad enough to have teeth cut through
without being so old that no one cares
to rock you or sing you a trifling ditty
that might produce sleep or total
coma." GIRL KILLS DEER NEAR HOME.
Young NeW Hampshire Huntress a
Concord, N. H.-To Miss Ruth Gil
man, fifteen yeafe^ld. of Penacook, N.
H., probably belongs the honor of be-*
ing the youngest woman in New Eng
land to kill a deer this,season. Thus
far no one has disputed the honor.
The 150 pound doe the little girl shot
this week within a mile of her own
home was the first deer she had ever
fired at and one of a very few she had
ever seen, although she had roamed the
fields and woods of central New Hamp
jshire since she was able to toddle and
is an expert with the rifle or shotgun.
She has killed scores of small game,
(squirrels, rabbits and partridge, but it
had never been her good fortune to get
a shot at a real live deer until this
season, and then her first shot brought
down the game.
HOW TO SPELL NAME
OF THE BADGER STATE
by an 6ld Document.
Fond du Lac, Wis.W-i-s-k-o-n-s-a-n
seems to have been the perfectly prop
er way of spelling the name of this
state in the old territorial days back
Many pioneer residents of the state
when Wisconsin was
spelled that way, but W. F. Sealey,
county clerk, has discovered a docu
ment which provides better evidence
than memory. It is a certificate of
election issued to Paul D. Hayward as
justice of the peace in the township of
Stockbridpe. dUted June 2. 1844, and
signed by tm^0oiy,: then territorial
Each of the three peoples who have
successively occupied the state. Indi
ans, French and Anglo Saxons, have
left us in their names a record of their
first impressions aud sometimes even
a trace of legendary history.
The name of the state and of its
greatest river. ^Wisconsin, is a corrupt
ed form of an Indian term whose ex
act meaning i* now unknown, though
it has usually been translated "gather
ing of waters." Ouisconsin. Wiseon
slng. Ouisconching, Ouiskensing. Wis
konsan are a* few of the spellings
which appear fn old documents and on
time stained maps before the present
form was evolved.
The name of the largest lake within
the state. Winnebago, suggests an in
teresting history of the Indian tribes
whence it came1.
The original Algon-
quin form was "ounipegou," meaning
"men of the ill smelling water." a
name which hie tribe gained from
having originally dwelt on the shores
of Lake Winnipeg, well known for its
odorous sulphur springs.
TYPHOID e0$TS_ $3,000,000.
Loss In Year tj6 Kansas Estimated by
Topeka, Kan.-Typhoid fever in Kan
sas is costing the state $8,000 a day,
according to Dr. S. J. Cmmbine, secre
tary of the s|ate board of health.
There are three typhoid districts in
Kansas now. more than at any time in
several years. Twelve hundred stu
dents at the Agricultural college have
been inoculated with the typhoid se
"There were 356 deaths from typhoid
In Kansas this year and about 4,500
cases said Dt. Crambine. "The eco
value of^iife in Kansas is esti
mated at $5,000. and the average cost
of medical attendance and funerals is
$300, Figuring^on this basis, typhoid
cost Kansas more than $3,060,000, not
counting the loss of time of the pa
Called Emperor a Rasoal.
Paris*Before he was sentenced to
life imprisonment by court martial for
assisting 350 Belgians to join the army
in France. Central Fife, a retired Bel
gian general, told the court Emperor
William was a rascal and asked for a
Prinee Has Portrait Painted.
Berlin.The ^German crown prince*
instead of bein dead or badly wound
ed, has tod big portrait painted in oils
at the front
"BACK TO THE FARM."
The cry' of-' "Back to the farm"
should now be" changed to "Back to
the ballot" The ballot is about the
only' thing that will check these out
rageous assaults upon the constitu
tional rights of the colored people in
The foregoing is from the Richmond
Planet and there is more common
sense in those seven lines than is usu
ally printed In seven columns of the
average paper. Editor Mitchell has
certainly struck the key note of the
cause of the trjutle*
On* ot Broth*!*, Formerly Notorious as
Highwaymen, Has HMiiTDiMSM.
Excelsior Springs, Mo.-Frank James,
one of the James brothers, notorious
as highwaymen shortly after the war
between the states, was stricken with
heart disease and was reported dj Ing
at the James home, near here. He is
seventy-three years old. U"(^\MM~
James is one of the last survivors
of the bank robbers, made notorious
by an almost unparalleled career of
crime during the unsettled period that
followed the war. He has been living
the life of an ordinary farmer for more
.than thirty yeaxs--^}i^:
James was a son of a clergyman.
He joined Quantrell's guerrillas in the
war between the states, together with
bis brother, Jesse, and took part in the
backing of Lawrence. Kan.
When the war ended they were hunt
ed far and wide by relatives of those
who bad met death at their bands.
They soon became outlaws. Many
crimes of the decade following the
war have been laid at the door of the
James-Younger gang, of which'the
only members left are Frank James
and Cole Younger, now living at Lee's
Summit Mo. Among their deeds were:
The raid on the Commercial bank at
Liberty. Mo., in 1806,^ One bank de
fender was killed and $70,000 stolen.
Looting of the Riissellvllle (Ky.i
bank in 1808 for $17,000.
Bank robbery at Gallatin. Mo:, in
18G8. in which the cashier. Captain
John W. Sheets, was slain.
Robbery of a bank at Columbia, Ky..
in 1872. in which R. A. C. Martin,
cashier, was killed.
Raid on a bank at Corydon, la., in
which $40,000 was stolen In 1873.
The wrecking and robbing of Chi
cago. Rock Island and Pacific train
near Council Bluffs. la., in 1873. The
engineer was killed, the fireman
wounded and several passengers in
Box office in the fair grounds at
Kansas City, Mo., was robbed of $9.-
000 in broad daylight in 1873.
Detectives surrounded the James
home near Kearney. Mo., Jan. 25, 1875.
and threw a, bomb into the bouse,
thinking to kill the James brothers.
It exploded, tearing off the arm of
their mother and killing their brother.
Archie. "WHEN IS A CHILD?"
A PUZZLING QUESTION
Adult University Students Claim
They Are "Children."
Omaha, Neb.When is a child? The
question has been put up to the Omaha
city commission, the street railway
company aud the teachers in Creighton
university, and it has not been solved.
A city ordinance provides that the
street railway company shall sell at
certain reduced rates tickets good for
the transportation of "children attend
Several days ago a party of Creigh
ton university students boarded a car
and tendered the conductor the re
duced rate tickets. The conductor re
fused to accept them, and the young
men refused to either pay the full rate
or get off.
Later a committee of the students
called on the street railway officials
and another committee went to see the
city commissioners and then to City
"Nonsense, boys," said Rine. "You
are not children."
"When is a child, anyway?" one ot
"I'll show you." answered Rine. pick
ing up a dictionary. Then he read
"ChildA son or a daughter a male or
female descendant In the first degree
the Immediate progeny of human par-
"Certainly we Crelghtonlans are all
sons, descendants in the first degree
and the immediate progeny of human
parents." the spokesman argued.
Rine read on a little further:
"A young person of either sex one who
exhibits the characteristics of a young
person, as of knowledge"
Mr. Rine thought It might be possi
ble to consider university boys to this
category But be looked further and
found this definition:
One who, by character or practice,
shows signs of relationship to or of the
influence of another, as a disciple of a
teacher, as a child of God. a child of
the devil, a child of toil.
"We come under every one of those
definitions." argued the twenty-eight
year-old six foot "child" at the bead ot
And City Attorney Rine had to ac
knowledge that be was right
"But the ordinance says these re
duced fare tickets are good for cjhll
dren only." the lawyer reminded them
"And If we are not children, then
the dictionary is wrong/' quoted the
six foot child as be "pulled out a plug
and bit off a big chew.
And so the case stands.-'
English Walnut Record.
Gait Cai.-On the farm of Alfred
North at Valley Oaks a young English
walnut orchard holds a record which
many of the old settlers claim to be the
most remarkable In the state. Last
March North put out forty acres of
young walnut trees By actual mea*
urement recently It was found that a
number of the trees stand twelve feet
high, showing a growth of ten feet In
seven months. A large acreage In this
vicinity Is being planted to this variety
THE PRE8IDENT AND THE
(From the Chicago Tribune.)
We are not ready to concede that
any body of citizenship has less stand
ing under the law than any other. If
the south wishes to make any .such
Issue as this it will find that the
north, where there is prejudice, is
nevertheless restless when as a pari
of the nation it is asked to declare that
the main principle of the nation is a
piece of hypocrisy and does not apply
where it is inconvenient
A PROTEST FROM FREEDOM'S
I hang my head for shamei that a
committee of the Anglfo-^oxpn Race,
to which I belong,, has^refrorted to
the Congress of the Uriitea States a
bill to provide separate cars for Col
ored American citizens in the District
of Columbia at the seat ofs$hj Na
tional Government Such a bJU,^i pre
sented at the close of the Q|Y$1 War,
fifty years ago, would have excited
lessi comment '--^^^i
It is rather late in our country's
history to separate any class of our
feillow citizens from another class in
facilities for travel. Representatives
of the Hebrew, Irish, Teutonic, Slavic
and Latin races may ride where they
please. If Booker Washington, on
whom Harvard conferred a degree of
LL. D. Prof. Pickens, who was an
honor man at Yale Du Bois, the ed
itor of "The Crisis former Assistant
Attorney-General Lewis and William
Monroe Trotter must be put into sep
arate cars in Washington as being un
fit to associate with their fellow citi
zens, it is time vigorous protest were
This is much more objectionable in
the capitol of the Nation than else
where. Visitors from other nations
who come to see our Congressional
Library and other public buildings
will have an object lesson hourly be
fore them in the separation and de
gradation of our fellow citizens.
One provision of the law which it'
is sought to pass is a fine of $1,000 or
imprisonment for six months for any
one who violates its provisions, and
this applies to those in charge of
street cars, taxicabs or any vehicle
where fare is charged. Conductors,
porters, etc., are autnonzed as special
police for its enforcement. I
That this is a part of a previously'
determined and clearly defined South
ern policy is obvious from a letter
written the Editor of this paper by
Thos. H. Caraway, who is one of those
wno reported the proposed law and
wno wrote on the stationery of the
House of Representatives under date
of Octover 1913:
"Personally, I shall vote for every
measure that tends to segregate the
races, with reference to residence,
transportation, and occupation, and I
believe that measures of that kind
will be passed at the coming term of
Prom this it appears that he wishes
Colored people to live only in a cer
tain part of the city, ride only on cars
set apart for them, and to deprive
them of many occupations where they
can earn an honest living.
The writer of this editorial takes
this ground, that segregation is always
a badge of inferiority and is so In
tended, and that any segregation
based on color atone, is always wrong.
Let no one think that we would do
away with classes in society. There
will always be a wide gulf between
the educated and the Ignorant, the
virtuous and the vile, the coarse and
vulgar and the gentle and refined,
but all these conditions are not based
on a person having one-eighth or one
thirty-second of African blood in his
veins but are based upon conditions
which the individual can change if
he will. The writer believes the
time has come when the Colored race
should repudiate the leadership of
those who advise further forbearance
and subserviency and tame submission
to everything proposed. If at the
recent visit of the editor of this paper
to the White House he had gone
in at the back door with a basket
asking for cold victuals, all would
have been well, but when he went in
at the front door of the White House
and looked the President straight in
the eye and asked for justice, he was
met with the remark that he spoke
with a "background of passion" and
that the "tone of his voice" was not
acceptable. No doubt he spoke with
some warmth. He would he less than
human if he had not, when he felt
that he was spokesman of 10,000,000
American citizens, asking not for fav
ors, but for rights. The race should
repudiate the leadership wmcu eeems
to be more concerned with the supe
rior advantage of leghorn pullets for
farmers and the fact that there is not
yet a hog apiece raised in each Col
ored family in the South, than it is
with the fact of the loss of the ballot,
lynchings, African exclusion, Intermar
riage and finally separation In cars,
based on color alone. Let us pray
fox a leader who shall get out of the
arena of the barnyard and get into
the arena of freedom and9
I am convinced myself that there no more
evil thing in this present world than Race Pre
judice none at all. I write deliberatelyit is
the worst single thing in life now. It justifies
and holds together more baseness, cruelty and
abomination than any other sort of error in the
world. Through its body runs the black blood
of coarse lust, suspicion, jealousy and persecu
tion and all the darkest poisons of the human
~H. G. Wells in N. Y. Independent
of man. 7F8,
Lose not Freedom Gained, by Aboli
Let us not lose the freedom for
which Garrison,, Phillips, Sumner,
Andrew, John Brown and a host of
others laid down their lives. Let us
remember, as one has said, that only
the Golden Rule of Christ can ever
bring in the golden age of man, and
let all Northern Senators, Representa
tives, ministers and editors agitate
and protest until the lowliest citizen
has hfs rights under the flag, lest the
wrath of Heaven descend on us as a
WILLIAM D. BRIGHAM.
OUR NEED OF JUXTAPOSITION.
(Prom the Boston Guardian.)
That we nfuch rather behind asso
ciate among ourselves, is a saying by
Colored Americans that has become
almost trite. That is a mistake it
is a feeling of avowed cowardice and
innate inferiority. It is an utter im
possibilitay for thte two races to sub
scribe to a common government, and,
at the same time, each race work out
its own salvation. The "theory" has
been tried and resulted into a ghastly
failure Instead of making for har
mony and cordial good feeling be
tween two races, it has increased
race hatred anJ antagonism in leaps
and bounds. We have heeded too
long the advice from false and treach
erous leadership that resistance is
wrong, that it only breeds race hat
red and antagonism that the thing
for us to do is to get property and
other rights will inevitably follow.
We have followed this "advice" faith
fully and have been rewarded in
terms of residince segregation, street
segregation, confiscation and loss of
property, anti-intermarriagewhich is
all of the blackest pieces of legis
lation, since that it leaves our women
defenseless and at the mercy of white
brutes separate schools, jimcrow
cars, and even legislating to exclude
further Negro immigration. These
are the evils resulting from "non
resistance" and "rather be by our
selves." That with the same degree
of effontry and terrible legislation
with which our property is taken and
confiscated, with this same effontry
and legislation will our political and
manhood rights be taken from us.
That is a fact Every congress of*
fers legislation degrading and inimi
cal to our well being. Race preju
dice, therefore, can only be worn down
by attrition. We must send our
children, and go ourselves, to mixed
institutions and other places where
we can mix with the other races'and
consequently become accustomed to
one another. ABOVE ALL THINGS
WE MUST WELCOME AND PRAC-
TICE JUXTAPOSITION, ^j
NEARLY 100 WANT JOBS.
"HUMAN NATURE'S FOULEST BLOT.'
My ear is pained
President has Long List of Applicants
for Johnson's Place.
Only 91 persons has signified direct
ly or indirectly, their willingness to
hold the office of recorder of deeds
for tjie District of Columbia. A list of
the names is now before the President.
No ladies are in the list.
The District has been without a re
corder since last summer when Lin
coln Johnson, resigned, following a
gentle hint from the White House.
Following are the names of those
who want.the job:
J. R. Anderson, J. E. Brodie, Norrls
B. Clarke, Alfred B. Cosey, J. J. Crane.
Johnson 3. Cravens, John W. Davis, J.
A. Dickson, Burton T. Doyle, Charles
L. Ebaugh, C. H. Eberle, J. L. Ed
monds. H. G. Evans, Joseph R. Fague.
B. T. Poster.
Carey S. Prye, Emmanuel M. Hew
lett, James T. V. Hill, Richard R.
Horner, Giles B. Jackson, W. D. John
son, John H. Kelly, J. W. Paisley, A.
A. Mathls, Richard S. Mitchell, Benja
min P. Lee, William Cranch Mclntire.
Christian J. Goeckeler, George D. Sem
ken, J. P. Kauffman.
Robert W. Dutton, W. H. Holloway,
Bernard J. Brown, R. W. Nash, S. L.
Moore, J. J. Lightford, Jr. G. W. Mc
Bath, William A. Orme, A. P. Jenkins
Rev. R. B. Ronin, Prof. D. R. Stokes'.
L. G. Bailey, James D. Sneed, W. H.
Nelson, William R. Page.
Charles E. Lane, Edward Beckham.
James B. Llpyd, Walter S. McCarthy.
John I. Martin, Walter P. Miller, J.
Mohler, Paul W. Pope, Frank W. Reed.
Jerome R. Riley, James A. Ross, James
Schooler, Horace Spencer, William W.
Still,.Rufus S. Stout.
J. L. P. Talton, Julius P. Taylor, B.
H. Tyson, J. ML Underwood, W. L. Ven
%ble Dr. J. Milton Waldron, L. G. War*
field, Rohert L. Preston, William E.
Gross, John B. Colpoys, Wilbur
Cleaver, D. C. Brantley, J. T. Daven
port, William J. Dwyer.-Prof. E
Sully Jaymes, G. W. Tanner, Maurice
Lyon, T. R. Knox, Lee Crandall, James
W. H. Howard, Charles W. Lancaster
Rev. George C. Clements, Rev. J. Fran
cis Lee, Dr. A. H. Weathers, W. W
Woodward, Dr. Lewis A. Griffith, Clif
fprd H. Plummer, Rev. R. B. Robinson,
Adam E. Patterson, and William P.
My soul is sick with every day's report
Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is filled,
rnere is no flesh in man's obdurate heart.
It does not feel for man: the natural bond
Of brotherhood is severed as the flax
That falls asunder at the touch of fire.*: i*
He finds his fellow guilty of a skin
Not colored like his own: and having power
To enforce the wrong, for such a worthy cause
Dooms and devotes him as his lawful prey.
fs man devotes his brother, and destroys:
Tis human nature's broadest foulest blot.
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