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"H E APPEAL
ntt AMERICAN NEWSPAPER
J. .ADAMS. EDITOR AND PUBUSHEt'
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1922
HOW TO ESCAPE FROM EVIL:
Because thou hast made the Lord,
which is my refuge, even the Most
High, thy habitation there shall no
evil befall thee, neither shall any
plague come nigh thy dwelling. For
he shall give his angels charge over
thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
US AND THE JAPS.
throwing fat into the It is throwing fat into the fire
ar.d heaping insult onto injury in ex
cluding the Japanese people from
American citizenrv. We shall not
attempt to interpret the constitution
ality of the recent Supreme Court
mling. We merely know that no
longer are the Golden Gates of Cal
ifornia or the Hell Gates of "New
York cpen to the Yellow people.
Whether or not it is a wise policy
remains to be seen. The gates- are
being guarded, but how about the
The Japanese people are deep
thinking people, but like the Face of
the Sphinx they do not reflect their
thoughts on their countenances, but
they think and think. Not only do
they think, but they also work and
act. They follow the phlosophy of
Confucius: Meditate much, but slight
not labor labor much, but slight not
meditation. These yellow people,
component parts of the "yellow peril"
are awake and alive to the issues
and sentiments of the day. They will
most assuredly consider the Ameri
can ruling of exclusion and they will
labor, act and meditate.
It has been forecasted with pro
phetic vision that white civilization"
is unsafe and unsecure. Europe lies
torn with civil rebellion from within^
and crushing debt from without. R3-,[
sia, with its untilled soil awaits the^ *?^P
scientific touch of hurt and grumtf-j: -^L^fj^jSj.
ling Germany, while France drift*
along amlessly. Mohammedanism
threatens to reach over and take a
hand as Kemal Pasha breaks the iron,
rule of the Sultan. The Far East4
glistening in the Orient, watches ami
waits, and some day it will spring^
like an infuriated tiger into the face
of Europe, America and white civil
ization and then Armageddon, will
hold sway. -w ,-i
Of course in America and in the
heart of white civilization there is
the black manthe underdog of crea-
C^f^^tion and a tenant in America by suf
ferance, and he is to be heard from.
In the heart of America in the cen
ter of its teeming ^Ml&atiojt |te
basks and revels, but where is his
heart and sympathy. Is he gloating
as America "guards the gates" and
fires undying hatred into the Yellow
people or is he unmindful of the ef
fects and merely considers it as the
"order of the day?"
The blaek man has some part to
play again in the affairs of the world
and maybe he will be called upon
when the "yellow peril" grps the
white world. This same black man
may not always rally to the colors
and he may not always rest content
ed with the abuses and discrimina
tion of the American government.
The Japanese are not allowed in this
country as citizens and the blaek man
ia anowed here with no voice in tn,
goveiriment and very little share ii.
u undiluted joy$r How far distan.
is the upheaval we do not know, but
it is coming and with the "rising tide
of color" it will be hard to figure the
American black man out of it. The
Japs are barred from without, but
the blacks are within like the Greek
horse perhaps.(The Chicago Whip).
must stop theyN
THE MAN WHO DARES
REASONS FOR RIOTS
All"seven Twin City dailies carried
a seven-column "streamer" over the
stories of two recent crimes in which
"Negroes" were the offenders.
Every one except the so-called
radical daily "played up" the word
"Negro" or "black" in the headlines
and sub-heads. The stories were
highly colored and garnished with
choice imaginings of the reporter,
and, especially in the Minneapolis
case of assault and robbery, were
well calculated to make a real man's
But some mysterious something
shut up the St. Paul case. On the
second day not a line appeared, in
spite of the fact that the story had
taken nearly the whole front page
the dav before. And in Minneapolis,
the authorities are still hunting for
the "Negro" who committed the
The point is not that colored men
did not commit these crimes. Evi
dence seems to prove that they were
guilty^ The point is that crimes
were "played up" all out of propor
tion to their importance. The point
^s* that the race and color of the
ojjminals were unduly stressed.
Newspapers, by their very nature,
ava bound by a great public trust.
In matters dealing with this work
aday wcrld they are the Bibles of the
masses. To quote Prof. David F.
Swenson of the University of Minne
sota, "If the editors do not learn that
this 'playing up' -of 'Negro'
National Equal Rights League arked
Cabinet Officers to Urge Hard
ind to Recommend Bill in
Boston, Mass., oNv. 20, 1922.
Pursuing its campaign to push for
ward the Dyer^ bill for the extra ses
sion of congress, especially to get
President Harding behind the bill,
the National Equal Rights League on
Wednesday of last week sent an
I Honor the man who in the consci
entious discharge of his cluty dares to
stand alone the world, with ignorant,
intolerant judgment, may condemn,
the countenances of relatives may be
averted, and the hearts of Mends grow
cold, but the sense of duty done shall
be sweeter than the applause of the
world, the countenances of relatives or
the hearts of friends.Charles Sumner.
Armistice Dav appeal to the Presi
dent to recommend the bill in his
message to the session as attribute
to the colored American soldier dead.
Then Fridav morning the league tele
graphed, just prior to the meeting of
the cabnet to hear the rough draft
of the message on Fridav, to Vice
President Coolidge of Massachusetts,
Secretary of War Weeks of Massa
chusetts, Attorney General Daugh
erty and Secretary of State Huerhes
who had just taken up the lvnchings
of Mexicans in Texas asking each
to urge the President to include the
Dver bill in the message. It also
telegraphed^ President Hardrner a^ain,
referring to the state department in
tervening for foreigners.
Last night the league held a mass
meeting in the Columbus Avenue A
M. E. Zon church to hear Secretarv
Trotter reornt on the audience wiW
the President on November 4 when
up soms morning to find that they
have bespattered themselves and
their cfty with, blood."
LODGE TO PUT
DYER BILL FIRST
THE SIN OFr SILENCE
sin by silenc* when we should
protest makes cowards out of men.
The human race has tblimbed on pro
test. Nad no voice been raised against
Injustice, ignorance and lust, the in-
quisition yet would serve the taw, aitd
guillotines decide oujr least disputes.
The few who dare must speak and
A speak again to right the wrongs of
many.-Ella Wheeler W
his naming the Dver
in his cal for th extra spssior
with 10.000 signers from nearly 30
states was presented bv a league
delegation of eight, securing his as
surance of aid to the bill.
The audience endorsed the repov*
nd voted a telegraphic anneal to
Senator Lodge which was sent this
morning and read as follows:
"Mass meeting of vour supporters
"nder ausnices of Equal Rip-Ms
League in Zion church last nii*ht
voted to ask vou as chairman of the
order of business committee and Re
nublican leader to do vour utmost
fcr Dver bill bein considered first
jnd continunuslv till enacted. Mex
ican cases, Louisiana Ku Klux how
need mnerative."M. A. N. Shaw,
Tf the President does not name the
bill in his messa*e league ureres
race to at once petition line to recom
regular messaee unless it
massed snecia session
BOY, 18, MARRIES
HIS GRANDMA, 60
Officiating Minister Wrathy When
Told of Relationship
Calais, Me., Nov. 24.George Eye,
18, and his grandmother, 63, were
jnited in marriage here one day last
The officiating minister was much
astonished at the apparent difference
the ages of the pair. His inquiry
stated and re-
Th was wrath
and declared the union illegal.
George stoutly maintained that he
Coved his grandmother despite the
difference in their ages and Mrs. Re
becca R. Eye, Jhe "bride", is equally
fond of her grandson, she sad. George
and his "bride to be" still were look
ing for a minister to make them man
Fast Gaining Ground
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 14. (Snecial to
THE APPEAL).That there has
been a surprising increase of anti
lynchmg sentiment in Georgia re
cently and a growing determmaton
on the part of Georga people that
the sanctity of the law must be up
held, was clearly indicated in reports
made to the State Committee on
Race Relations its recent semi
annual meeting in this city.
It was .pointed out that during the
present year twenty-two indictments"
have been returned against alleged
lynchers and four convictions se
cured, carrying pententiary sen
tences. Fifteen of these cases are
"till to be tried, most of them on the
charge of murder, besides a number
of damage suits growing out qf in
juries and losses inflicted by mobs.
In one lynching case both the deputy
sheriff and the chief of police are
The significance of these facts was
emphasized bv the statement that in
the 37 vears ending with 1921 there
had been 430 lynchings in Georgia
Mr. Martn Brcwn, nresident of
NEW-WAY HOME BUILDERS CO.,
with offices in 501 Kasota Building,
Minneapolis, Minn., is the proud own
er of this beautiful duptex apart
ment building at 3900 Clinton Ave.,
recently designed and built by the
NEW-WAY HOME BUILDERS, at a
total cost of $10,000.
Mr. Brown, a student of law, and
is looked upon as one of the Twin
City's most energetc and progres-
and that record of only one indict
ment in all thta time had been found.
The state and county race rela
tions committees have been active in
a number of recent cases, conducting
investigations, securing evidence, and
otherwse supporting local officials in
their efforts to vindicate the law.
The need of an effective anti-lynch
ing law in the state was stressed and
the responsibility for drafting and
Setting such a bill before the next
legislature was delegated to a com
mittee of eminent jurists headed by
Judge Samuel B. Adams of Savan
Leaving the Show.
(William Allen White, in Judge.)
Twenty thousand people committed
suicide last year in" the United
States which fact seems, to be a re
flection upon^our well ordered life.
It would seem that the great pano
rama which, history is unfolding be-
Ak N unusual development
in modern religious ac
tivity among the churches
of all denominations is the
recognition of the value of
leligious* advertising in the
press. At the national con
vention of the Associated
Advertising Clubs of the
World at Milwaukee a
unique adjunct of that or
ganization was a department
devoted Jto the church and
the press. Facts, illustra
tions, and statements were
presented which indicated
that the modern preacher is
keenly alive to the impor
tance of the daily newspaper
as an aiA to "the spread of
Churches and Advertising
By THE REV. W. H. CARWARDINE-
ril in e^ery church for pub
HERE should be a fund
hefty purposes the church
should buy space in the pa
pers and announce its serv
ices in the community with
the same energy as the
business jnan advertises his
stock," was the statement
r*ade at that gathering by
the Rev. J. T. Bradner Smith,
an expert in religious pub
licity and propadandist for
the big centenary movement
in the Methodist church.
The Rev. William M. Stid
ger. Detroit, Mich., induced_
his churdi to spend $1|500
for advertising. With per
fistent advertising he soon
had a edngregation large
enough to meet his advertis
i mg bill and more. Method
ist ministers of New York
city eio planning a six
weeks' c^rse in church ad
vertising, aught by a New
York advertising expert.
If the merchant can make
\ou buy his wares through IT
consistent, clean advertising,
churches can interest people
l^by the same means. Billy
^Sunday, the world renowned
WALLER AGAINST "NEGRO."
Noted Brooklyn Doctor Says It Causes
Mental and Physical Segregation.
Seme time ago the following letter
was printed in the New York News.
It is just as true now as when it was
Sir: I "cannot too heartily congra
tulate you on a recent editorial dis
couraging the use of the word "negro."
There is no greater delight enjoyed by
the white people of the United States
today than the spreading use of this
unfortunate term. Why? They real
ize that it is the most potential factor
at work at the present to bring about
both a physical and mental segrega
tion of the people of color. Its use is
on the increase only because our
speakers and writers, especially De
Bois and Washington felt that its re
petition, ad- nauseam, is necessary to
retain the-good will of the masses.
The term *iiegro,
is not only absurd
ly inaecurate as applied to millions of
colored people, out It is also alarm
ingly jtojurioufJfor the following rea-
(a) It has never Btood historically
or in the present, anywhere, in the
worid, forisny^flng noble or unlifOng.
Most high grade Africans repudiate It.
(b In Africa and oat of Africa it"
PRAISES BUILDER OF $10,000.00 DUPLEX APARTMENT HOUSE
sive young men. His past 14 years
iccord as a resident of Minneapolis,
is one that few men can boast of,
and of course, is deserving of the
Mr. Brown recently ventured out
nt the contracting and home build
ing business and while yet in his
early thirtiesand often is referred
o as the "Bov Contractor," he has
brought forth economical issues that
have caused old and experienced con-
fore us day by day, forever beckon
ing with its tomorrows and luring us
with big events just around the cor
ner from todayit would seem that
that gripping panorama ought to hold
us all in cur seats upon this planet.
We may be forsaken, we may be cold,
sick, unlovely and unloved, and yet
it would seem that the daily story of
life about us, the great tragic events
that are looming before us in Eu
rope and in Asia, and the great com
edy that should cramp our sides with
anguished laughter here in America,
should hold us tightly upon the
planet. Yet 20,000 of us have vol
untarily got up and walked out, left
the show cold and-flat, and for what?
Perhaps they are going to the big
show, perhaps they are only going to
bed. But they are missing a mighty
good thing, nevertheless. The spin
ning world never before has held so
much to charm the eve and engross
the soul as it holds today.
evangelist, owes his success
largely to newspaper pub
hoe modern Conception
scouring the highways and
hedges to^fill the church. It
is the* connecing link be
tween the church and the
man without. The militant
church, with the use of mod
ern methods of getting men
and women within its por
tals by the aid of the press,
is the successful church.
The newspaper is read in
the homes of multitudes who
never cross the threshold of
a church. To reach these,
the minister must make his
appeal through the press.
'T'HE Rev. Norman B.
Barr, pastor of the
Olivet Institute church,
Presbyterian, in sending in
a paid advertisement to a
Chicago newspaper, had this
"Out of appreciation of"
your policy of promoting
church going by printing 'Go
to Church' articles in con
nection with church adver
tisements, I think every
paid advertisement. I am"
inclosing one from my
church. In my judgment,
nothing will change the
Chicago we" have into the
Chicago that most of us
want it to be but church go
ing. And nothing will help
more than such articles as
are printing in vour
to Church columns to induce1^T'Go
citizens of Chicago to be
come what they need to be
cojne for their own, their
children's and their city's
sake regular church-going
was never applied to the higher types,
but* to Guineas, Sudanese and Sene
gaxnblans only. ^-2
(c) Its derivatives,' "negroism,"
"negrofy," and its compounds, negrot
head, negro-fly, negro-monkey, are all
clearly in their associations, degrad
(d) Its feminine form, "negress,"
is justly and correctly used to define
your wife and daughter and sweet
heart, if you favor the use of the mas
(e) It has been the word used by
the Southern whites for two centuries,
when formally speaking or writing
about an unworthy or criminal man or
woman of ~the race."" For when he
speaks of the worthy he invariably
(f) It is not differentiated in the
mind and thought of the whites from
their favorite and generally used
(among themselves) terms
and "nigger." &
(g) As stated by an eminent Japa
nese^dipiomat it has an unquestioned
influence in cutting us off from the
thought, sympathy and cooperation of
the millions of colored Africans, Asi
atics and isfcradenr of the yonder
Very truly yours,
OWEN M. WALLER, M. D,
tractors to marvel at their success
ful ingenuity. And, quite often his
counsel and advice is" sought by his
many building competitors upcn com
pleved building problems.
We bid the nresident of the NEW
WAY HOME BUILDERS, and their
associates God's speed, as we believe
that thev wi'l soon be a position
to be of great helo to their people.
By HARRY L. SCOTT,
Attorney at Law.
Japs Cannot Become Naturalized Citi
zens So Rules The United States
Washington, Nov.Japanese' are
not white, within the meaning of the
American law, and are not entitled
to citizenship the United States,
the Supreme Court held today.
The high court affirmed a decision
^f the California Circuit Court of
Appeals in a test case brought by
Aakao Ozawa* of Honolulu, who
claimed he was "white" and was elig
ible for naturalization as an Ameri
same tm the
denying citizenship to Takuji Ya
mashita and Charles Hio Kono, of
The decision held that the two
Japs were not entitled to naturaliza
tion under the United States laws
and, therefore, could not enter a
Tex. Crackers Mob
thrifty Race Men
Willi Exodus of Colored Work
ingmen, Result of Mob Attacks
Hundreds off Men Imtimldated and
Forced to Leave Good Jobs and
Town or Have Homes Burned
(By Special Correspondent)
Breckenridge, Texas, Nov. 24^-Five
hundred white men paraded the down
town section here, then marched
through the district largely populat
ed by colored people on last Frday
night, where the mob made intimida
ting demonstrations and threats to
burn the homes of every colored fam
ily and subject them to frightful and
dire calamities if they failed to leave
the city within forty-eight hours.
Twenty-four hours after berag
warned, several scores of colored fam
ilies crowded the "jimcrow" cars in
frightened exodus from Breckenridge.
The majority_of those fleeing owned
their homes while many others had
much real estate holdings of value,
all of which were left behind ex
cept the little that could be carried
The outburst of mob outlawry was
caused by jealousy and envy of the
prosperity of the colored people and
a large group of Mexican laborers. It
is said that there was not an idle
able-bodied colored itaan in town, most
of the best jobs requiring skilled and
unskilled labor being held by our peo
ple and Mexicans.
There is a big proportion of "white
trash" here, ignorant, lazy and troub
lesome. They will not work and rave
at the industry and prosperity of the
colored people. Greater jealousy was
excited a few days ago when a local
paper announced plans by a group of
colored men to build a business block
of eight stores to include a moving
picture theater, lodge hall and a
thirty-five room hotel, the entire
structure to be three stories and to
So many industrious colored peo
ple have gone "up North" during the
Dast three years that it has made the
demand for capable working men
very tense here.
Heads of mdustral firms here seri
ously affected by the action of the
mob on last Tuesday night have ap
pealed to the authorities for protec
tion as have the pastors* of colored
churches and the principal of the
colored schools, who reported that
other threats of violence are alleged
to have been sent.
Many jobs held by colored men and
Mexicans were vacant todav, includ
ing that of a school teacher, who has
Mayor C. H. Fulwiler declared thert
city will do everything possible to
protect residents of Breckenridge, re
gardless of race.
The Chamber of Commerce pledged
co-operation with the citv in afford
ing this protection? Extra police
were on duty tonight.
It is easy to open a Charge Account at
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Pay $1 00 Down
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