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"Any prejudice whatever will
be insurmountable if those who
do not share in It themselves
truckle to It and flatter It and
accept it as a law of nature."
John Stuart Mill.
SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 1921
It is nauseating to read the
given out by R. R. Moton, principal
of Tuskegee, as he travels through
the South in jimcrow cars, stopping
now and then to make speeches laud
ing his oppressors. If he were the
only one to suffer it would matter
little, but his words are promptly
telegraphed all over the country, and
every time he opens his mouth the
colored people of the entire country
sink lower in the minds of those who
read. Many of his statements are
wholly without foundation in fact.
For instance in a recent lecture
before the students of the University
of North Carolina, the wires say he
said: "The Negro race has advanced
further than any similar number of
colored people anywhere on the globe
because it has had the privilege of
coming in contact with the white
people of the South." Could any
thing with a smaller amount of truth
and a greater amount of servility be
compressed into one sentence?
The census of Brazil shows that
there are about 22,000,000 people
with more or less Negro blood in
that country, or nearly twice as many
as there are in the United States,
according to census figures. And the
colored people of Brazil, although
they were once slaves and were not
emancipated until 1888, a quarter of
a century after Lincoln's proclama
tion, have advanced further than the
colored people in this country be
cause they have reached the point
where color does not count. They
are absolutely free from any civil or
social discriminations. The color line
does not exist in Brazil, and the
blackest Brazillian is in every way
the peer of the whitest of his
Principal Moton deems it a wonder
ful thing that his race "has had the
privilege of coming into contact with
the white people of the South." Here
are some of the benefits of the con
tact: Two hundred and fifty years
of slavery enactment of the in
famous Black Codes to retain slavery,
in fact, after its abolition segrega
tion denial of living wages denial
of equal school facilities disfranchise
ment jimcrow cars, etcetera, Why
even Tuskegee Institute which fur
nishes Principal Moton his bread and
butter is the gift of the North.
Northern people have given 95 perThe
cent of the endowment fund, and the
greater portion of the running ex
penses is begged in the North The
state of Alabama gives the measly
sum of about $3,000.
Here is another gem from Prin
cipal Moton "To the Southern white
people we owe our language and our
religion and all that we have learned
and all that we have advanced in
civilization." Think of a man who
would say such things being the
head of an institution which trains
the youth. Is it strange that many
of the studentrsW come out imbued
with distorted ideas of their proper
Then Principal Moton came out in
his peroration in which he said that
"no Southern colored iman wanted
social equality." In that statement
he showed his ignorance of the Eng
lish language? He probably meant
to say that the colored people were
not seeking matrimonial alliances
with white people. Principal Moton
may not wish social equality, but
there are millions of colored people
who do desire it. Social equality
means, "equality in the collective
body composing a community, espe
cially when considered as subjects of
civil government." Here are some of
the definitions of "equal": of the
same degrees with another or each
other uniform in condition or ac
tion of just proportion or relation
equitable, just, impartial, exact of
the same importance and concern
not distinguished by any ground or
Social equality means the right to
vote, the right to equal and identical
accommodations on common carriers,
the right to service in public places
of refreshment and amusement, the
right to residence anywhere one
able to buy or rent a home, the right
to attend the nearest public school,
the right to a legal trial when
charged with crime, and every other
right which citizenship in a republic
carries with it.
Principal Moton's dear friends of
the South have denied all of these
rights to the colored people, every
effort for advancement has been
fought, in one way or another, even
if conducted on jimcrow lines. The
purpose of the South always has been
and is now, to segregate the colored
people from other citizens and make
them a pariah class, despised by all
and subject to the whims and
caprices of a master class. In North
Carolina, where Principal Moton made
his speech, colored people are treat
ed as a group apart from the white
citizenship and subject to different
treatment. They have suffered from
a}l of the inequalities of citizenship.
They have made progress not be
cause of segregation, but in spite of
it. If the Southern white people
had not placed hindrances, including
murder, in their path, they would
have ere this reached the plane which
has been attained by the colored
people of Brazil.
Some of Principal Moton's activi
ties in the past should not be for-Jwn
gotten. Shortly after he succeeded
B. Washington, as the head of Tuske
gee, his wife was ejected from a
Pullman sleeper because she was
colored. Accordirig to the associated
press Moton made no attempt to de
fend her, but stated that he had ad
vised her not to attempt to ride in
a Pullman. Just after the armistice
THE SIN OF S&ENC^
To sin by silence when we
protest makes cowards out of
The human rac^e 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 pur least disputes.
The few who dare "must speak and
speak again to right the wrongs of
many.Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
THE MAN W HO DARES
I honor the man who in the consci
entious discharge of his duty dares to
stand alone the world, with ignorant,
intolerant judgment, may condemn,
the countenances of relatives may be
averted, and the hearts of friends grow
cold, but the sense of duty done shall
be sweeter than the applause of the
world, the countenances of relatives or
was sent to France as the special
representative of President Wilson,
the arch enemy of the colored race.
Crisis and other periodicals and
many colored soldiers asserted that
instead of investigating and endeav
oring to correct the outrageous treat
ment to which the colored troops
were subjected, he rushed around,
made a few speeches telling the col
ored soldiers to be "good" and then
took the first boat for the U. S. "in
order to attend a conference at
For a colored man to laud the
brutal South, which has heaped un
speakable wrongs upon his people for
hundreds of years, is a disgusting ex
hibition of servility. Imagine if you
can, an Irishman approving the, aw
ful murders by the British soldiery
conceive if you can, a Jew condoning
the pogroms in Russia, Poland and
the Balkan states think of an East
Indian lauding the English who blew
many of his countrymen from the
mouths of cannon. If you can visual
ize these things then you can get a
true picture of what it means for a
colored man to laud the South.
DR. BENTLEY BANQUETED.
Recently two hundred of Chicago's
leading citizens gave a banquet cost
ing more than $1,000 to Dr. Charles
E. Bentley, the famous dentist, and
he well deserved the honor. The
editor of THE APPEAL has known
Dr. Bentley since his youth in Cin
cinnati and has watched his career
with interest and has seen him rise
by his own efforts from a poor boy
to one of the greatest dentists in the
country. He has received countless
honors from the members of his pro
fession who regard him as one of the
most skilful practitioners in the
In spite of the demands of his
work upon his time, and he has a
paying $20,000 to $25,000
per year, he has for years given much
of his valuable time in looking out
for the interests of those less for
tunate than he. His activities as a
public spirited citizen have won him
the love and esteem of all who know
THE JEWS FIGHT BACK.
The Jews are not like some of our
jimcrow people who turn the other
cheek when they are kicked and get
another kick. Oh, no they fight back
when they are attacked.
For some time past Henry Ford,
the billionaire automobile maker, has
been printing a lot of dirty stuff
aaginst the Jews in his paper, the
Dearborn Independent. The Jews
have money and the influence which
goes with it and they are preventing
the sale of the paper. It has al
ready been barred from the streets
of Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Toledo
and other large cities. That's the
way to do it fight back.
THE "NOW" OF THE CHRISTIAN.
Compiled by E. W. Gilles.
Come now and let us reason to
gether, saith the Lord though your
scarlet the shall as
it as thoughy they bbe red
He shall appear we shall be like Him,
A J:A. for we shall see Him as He is. 1
om i 3 :2
in the world war Principal Moton Now unto Him that is able to keep
like crimson they shall be as wool.
There is therefore no^r no condem
nation to them which are in Christ
Jesus, who walk not after the flesh
but after the Spirit.Ronians 8:1.
Beloved, now are we ihe sons of
God, and it doth not yet appear what
we shall be, but we knowjtha^f when I shall hold their respective offices
of friends.Charges Sumner*
you from falling and to present you
faultless before His glory with ex
ceeding joy.Judo 1:24.
THE g)BLE IN
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WT By E. W Gilles. S 3
sermon is Always a
Keep close to* the Bible and yon
will keep close to the people.
The psalmist says:. They that love
Thee will be glad when they seo me,
because I have hoped in Thy Word.
When the farmer goes out into his
cattle yard with a big basket of com,
the animals will come a running and
keep coming as long as he has the
food for them.
The Bible is the great moral and
spiritual food basket, and as long as
we feed the people out of it, they
will come and keep coming.
This is the secret of getting and
holding an audience.
Just'as good food, well prepared
and well served will bring the peo
ple to the church supper, so the
good food of the Word, well prepared
and well served will bring them to
the church services.
The Bible is the point of contact
between pastor and people,, and as
long as we keep the point of contact
well in use we will be able to reach
In electrics we have the electric
dynamo and the electric current and
the wires and all the rest.
The-Bible is atrof this in spiritual
If we keep it working, we will
reach the people.
CRISPUS ATTUCKS HOME.
To Put on a Big Drive for One Thou
Under the reconstruction of the
Board of Trustees of Crispus Attucks
Home, its officers feel that they are
entitled to the hearty co-operation
and support of the people of the
Twin Cities in seeing that the home
is put in proper condition for the
care of its inmates, our old folks
an^ orphan children. And we the
trustees assure the public that we
will not lack in doing our part to
see that everything is kept as it
should be. We*have investigated the
method in which the business of the
home has been done and find, with
out criticism, that it is necessary to
make same changes in order that we
may have a correct record of every
thing that is done.
Crispus Attucks Home needs $1,000,
and the board is planning to raise
this sum in 90 days, with the sup
port and help of the generous public.
Board of Trustees.
GEORGE C. SHANNON, Chairman.
HAMMOND TURNER, Legal Adviser.
B. F. EDWARDS, Supervisor of
Home and Grounds
DR. RAYMOND HILL, Recording
MRS. MARY B. HATCHER, Buyer.
MRS. MATTIE R. HICKS, Treasurer.
MRS. R. F. WILSON, Solicitor.
M. ARCHER, Pro Tem.
R. B. MOULDEN, Solicitor.^
J. W. KOGER, Solicitor.
MRS. MRS. MRS.
The Cannon Toilet Manufactur
ARTICLES Or INCORPORATION.
We, tfye undersigned, for tjhe pur
pose of becoming incorporated under
the laws" of the state of Minnesota,
do hereby adopt and sign the follow
ing Articles of Incorporation:
The name of this corporation shall
be THE CANNON TOILET MANU-
FACTURING COMPANY. The gen
eral nature of its business shall be,
to manufacture, buy, sell and other
wise dispose of, and deal in, all kinds
of toilet preparations and lotions for
the skin and all ramifications thereto.
The principal place of transacting
the business of this corporation, shall
be |n the city of St. Paul, county of
Ramsey and state of Minnesota.
The time for the commencement of
this corporation shall be the 10th day
of Jlinuary, A. D. 1921, and the pe
riod of its duration shall be 30 years.
The names and places of residence
of the persons forming thjs corpora
tion are: Win* Cannon, Charles Quig
ley, Oliver Taylor, C. D. Milligan, and
B. F. Edwards, all of the city of
St. Paul, County of Ramsey and State
The manageonent of this corpora
tion shall be vested in a Board of
Directors, composed of not less than
five and not more than nine mem
bers. The names and addresses of the
first Board of Directors are: Wm.
Cannon, Oliver Taylor, Charles Quig
ley, B. F. Edwards said C. D. Milligan,
all of the City of St. Paul*.County of
Ramsey and State of Minnesota.
The first officers of *his corporation
shall be: President, Wm. Cansnon
Viee President, Charles Quigley, and
Secretary-Treasurer, B. F. Edwards.
All of the above officers and directors
aforesaid until th%^iext annual, meet
ing of the corporation to be held on
the second Monday in January, A.
1922, at which time and annually
thereafter, a Board of Directors shall
be elected from and by the stock
holders of this corporation.
The annual meeting of this cor
poration shall be held at its prin
cipal place of business on the second
Monday in January in each year. Im
mediately after the election of di
rectors, or as soon threafter as prac
ticable, the directors shall meet and
elect from their number a president
and a vice president, and from their
number or from the stockholders a
secretary-treasurer. Any two offices
except those of president and vice
president may be held by one person.
The directors, and officers of this
corporation shall hold their respec
tive offices untilitheir successors have
been duly elected, qualified and have
entered upon the discharge of their
duties. :*r &
^ARTICLE V. T~.
The amount of the capital stock of!
this corporation shall be twenty thou-'
sand ($20,000.00) dollars, which shall
be paid in in money or propejrty, or
both, in such manner, at such times
and in such amounts as the Board of
Directors shall order. The capital I
stock shall be divided into 2,000r
shares of *he par valeu of t^n (&0)
The highest amount of' indebted
nesa or liability to which thte cor-
(SeCOfie.' Yes, get one of
our handy banks. Put
it in a handy plane
Watch your account
grow! The Bank is FreeAU
you need is a dollar (or
more) to start an ac
count. When will you be in?
Yours is here.
Let us serve, you
Robert at Seventh, St. Paul
poration shall at any time be subject
shall be the sum of five thousand
In Testimony Whereof, we have
hereunto set our hands, this the 10th
day of January, A. D. 19?1,
In the presence of:
B. F. Edwards,
C. D. Milligan.
STATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY
On this the 10th day of January,
1921, personally appeared before me
Wm. Cannon, O. Taylor, Charles Quig
ley, B. F. Edwards, C. D. Milligan,
to me known to be the persons named
in and who executed the foregoing
Certificate of Incorporation, and each
acknowledged that he executed the
same as his free act and deed, for
the uses and purposes therein ex
Ramsey County, Minn.
My commission expires March 25,
1925. STATE OP MINNESOTA,
County of Ramseyss.
Office of the Register of Deeds.
This is to certify that the within
instrument was filed for record in this
office at St. Paul, on the 9th day of
March, A. D. 1921, at lfr:50 o'clock
A. M., and that the same was duly
recorded in Book "U" of Incorpora
tions, page 395.
J. J. FITZGERALD,
Register of Deeds.
By G. B. LANPHER, JR.,
CANNON TOILET INFO. CO.
STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPART-
MENT OF STATE.
I hereby certify that the within
instrument was filed for record in
this office on the 4th day of March,
A. D. 1921, at 10 o'clock A. M., and
was duly recorded in Book L-4 of
Incorporations, on page 395.
Secretary of State.
N. W. CEDAR 3037
OP^CIAN & JEWELER
a a E. FOURTH ST.
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GLOBE FURNITURE CO.
A. B. CHURNISS, Mgr.
$ 473-475 St. Peter S
Leading New and Second Hand
Furniture of the City.
Tel. Cedar 3817.
TEL. CEDAB 7996
O. H. AROSIN CO.
JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS
ADJUSTING OF FJNE WATCHES
414 ROBERT ST.
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:THE- FUORSHEIM SHOE"
Florsheim styleyoull like it
^^/lL if you desire the latest shapeit's a
square toe effect (not too pronounced).
Florsheim certainly understands how to
make shoes that are in good style and in
good tasteat a price that will save you
money in the long run. We canfityour
feet with Florsheims.
STANLEY SHOE CO.
481 ROBERT ST., ST. PAUL
Come In and Hear
Your FaVorite Artist
The Famous MAMIE SMITH
and her Celebrated Jazz Hounds
on the O. Keh Records, which play on
any disc machine.
We Have the Following Records:
That Thing Called Love
You Can't Keep a Good Man Down
(Sung by Mamie Smith)
LovhV Sam From Alabam
Don't Care Blues
(Mamie Smith and Her Jazz Hounds)
Shim-me King's Blues (Fox Trot)
Royal Garden Blues (Fox Trot)
(Played by Mamie Smith and Her Jazz Hounds)
MAMIE SMITH'S JAZZ HOUNDS
We also carry a full line of Columbia Records
including all of Bert Williams'. We have a com-
plete stock of Columbia Graphonolas and Sonora
Phonographs. The Columbia Company has author-
ized us to reduce the prices of all their machines
to the pre-war prices. Come in and see these won-
derful bargains. Make our store your headquarters
for your records. We have twelve Hearing Rooms
on the ground floor and you are cordially invited
to come in and hear the New Records.
Mail orders and repairs on all makes of
machines our specialty. Open Saturday evenings,
till 10:00 P. M.
ffigh Grade Pianos, Player Pianos, Grand Pianos
I it's on Record we have
Fare Thee Honey Blues
The Road Is Rocky (But I'm Gonna Find My Way)
(Mamie Smith and Her Jazz Hounds)
Crazy Blues, "Blues Song"
It's Right Here ForYou (If You Don't Get It) 'Tain't No
Fault of Mine
(Mamie Smith and Her Jazz Hounds)
Mem'ories of Your Mammy
If You Dont Want Me Blues
(Mamie Smith and Her Jazz Hounds)
THE FOLLOWING TWO RECORDS
WILL BE IN NEXT WEEK
Peyer Music Co.
64 6th Street cedar453o St. Paul, Minn.
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