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The SOUTHERN INDICATOR
Entered an Second Glass Maller.
May 8th, 1912, at the po?t office at J
Columbia, S. C., under the Act of
March 3d. 1879.
O. C. SCOTT, EDITOR,
L MORGAN, MANAGER
SUBBCRBPTION RAT KS
Six Months. 60c
Three Months . 35c
Advertising Raten Made Known on
Saturday, May 2, 1914.
Civil War in Colorado
In union there is strength. In
labor unions there is sometimes
strength and sometimes weak
ness. Labor has as much right
to organize as capital has.
Observation leads us to con
clude that it matters not how
good is the organization or how
beneficent is the object or pur
pose, if bad or morally weak
men are at the head, more harm
than good will be accomplished.
Labor is usually more preju
diced on account of class or color
than is capital. Labor bars Ne
groes from its organizations
when it can. Capital rarely
The strike in Colorado ha3 be
come a civil war. The strikers
appear to be in the wrong. Pres
ident Wilson has on his hands a
civil war which in some respects
is more perplexing than the war
with Mexico. By asking the aid
of the Rockefellers, the presi
dent has indicated his inability
to deal with the situation. Oh
for a Grover Cleveland or Theo
dore Roosevelt at this time!
on the Job.
It looks now as though the
statesmen of Latin America, or
at least of Argentina. Brazil and
Chile, are widening the scope of
their intermediations, and wish
to take up for consideration the
entire Mexican situation.
We believe the powers of Eu
rope will give their moral sup
port to this.
With Mr. secretary Bryan a3
an apostle of the Prince of Peace
the indications are now that
there will not be a cruel, need
less and bloody war between this
country and Mexico, for which
we are devoutly thankful.
The Slit Skirt
"To the Editor of The State:
"I am not favorably impressed
with slit skirts, or I do not ap
prove of ladies wearing them.
I hate to see a lady wearing one.
I refrain from expressing fully
my objections to the slit skirt.
I will say this: I do not know
that my wife wants one--if she
does just let her get one and put
it on and wear it before the pub
iic, then you will see an account
of our separation in the papers.
I wish the public generally to
understand that. I am not dis
cussing their wearing of "slit
skirts" when I speak of my at
titude to the wearing of one by
my wife. I am only trying to
impress the public with the fact
that my family knows I am at
the head of our family and wheth
er I try to "boss" qr not, 1 am
regarded as "boss" as pertain
ing to ridiculous things or any
thing else. Now, a word to the
heads of other families; If you
will take the same stand (as to
slit skirts) that I have taken,
they will'go out of style at once.
Not that we would cast any re
flection upon any lady who
wears a slit skirt, but hoping
they will soon see the ridiculous
ness of wearing one, as even the
black female race are heard to re
mark 'It don't look good to
me'." "B. S. Moody."
The foregoing, taken from our
esteemed contemporary, hits the
nail on the head, or rather, hits
the skirt on the slit. "The
black female race" must feel
complimented; for "the black
female race are h^ard to remark.
'It don't look good to me." Now
if it be in order, wt would Mke
to hear from th?, brown female
race and the y el pw female race
and (wouldn't it delight our
hearts also to hear from) the
white female race. For what
ever the white female race may
have to say on the slit skirt,
question is bound to go. Brother
Moody, stir up the white fem?le
race for us on this question, and
when you get them to join with
"the black female race" and say
"It don't look good to me," then
it is good by to the slit skirt.
Most men of the black male
race and every other shade or
color of the male race abominate
the slit skirt, if w^rn by their
wives, their mopers, their
daughters or their sisters; but
they happen in many instances
not to be the heads but the fig
ure-heads of their families. We
welcome the deliverance of Mr.
Moody and hope it will result in
good. We also take oft? our hats
to "the black female race," and
say with them, "It don't look
good to me." We wish to re
mark in conclusion that being a
member of the male race we are
not courting a fight with the fe
male race, for we recognize "that
the female of the species is more
deadly than the male."
Commencement - 1914.
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED.
Friday, April 17; 7:30 P. M.
Saturday, May 2. 10'A. M. Read
ing Term Standing.
Sunday, May 3, 7. A. M. Spec
ial Prayer Service.
Sunday, May 3, 10 A. M. An
nual Address to Y, M. C. and
Y. W, C. Associations. E. J.
. Sawyer, Esq.
Sunday, May 3, 4 P. M. Bacca
laureate Sermon. President
L. M. Dunton, D. D.
Sunday, May 3, 8 P. M. Annual
Sermon. Rev. RobertL. Hick
son, D. D.
Monday, May. 4. 4 P. M. Class
Monday, May 4, 8 P. M. Prize
Tuesday, May 5, 9 A. M. An
nual Meeting Board Trustees.
Tuesday, May 5, 3 P. M. An
nual Meeting Alumni.
Tuesday, May 5, 8 P. M. Pub
lic Aiumini Meeting. Speaker,
Rev. N. W. Greene, B. D.
Tuesday, May 5, 10 P. M- Ban
Wednesday, May 6, 10 A. M.
Annual Address. Rev. E. B.
Burroughs, D. D.
Trustees ^Address. Rev. M M.
Mouzon, D. D.
September 23, Wednesday, Col
lege, College Preparatory and
Normal Classes begin.
September 29. Tuesday, Grades
October 6, Tuesday, Business
College and Law School open.
At Morris College
APRIL 30 TO MAY 6.
Thursday, April 30, 8:30 P. M.
(at Emanuel Church) Addresi
to the Societies of the College
by Rev. J. F. Page, D. D.,
pastor Emanuel Church, City.
Sunday, May 3, ?:30 P. M. (at
Shiloh Church) Commencement
Sermon by Rev. J. A. Pinson,
D. D., pastor Shiloh Church,
Monday, May 4, 3:00 P. M. (at
the College) Class Day Exer
Tuesday, May 5, 8:30 P- M. (at
Pisgah Church) Junior Rhe
torical Prize Contest.
Wednesday, May, 6, 11:00 A. M.
(at Shiloh Church) Com
mencement Exercises. An
nual Address to Class and Stu
dents. Rev. J. C. White, pas
tor Zion Baptist Church, Col
umbia-. S. C.
Wednesday, May 6, 5:00 P. M.
Business Meeting Alumni As
Wednesday, May 6, 8:00 P. M.
Death Removes Good * Wo
The death of Mrs Della Lomax
which occured Wednesday night,
marks the close of the life of one
of Columbia's most useful and
best colored women, and the en
tire city join the bereft family in
this sad hour.
For years Mrs Lomax has been
?ngaged in a business where she
bas met and aided numbers and
numbers of her people who were
>ut of luck with the gods, wish
THE SOUTHERN INDI?
Mrs. C. D. Saxon organized a .<
Woman's Federation last Sunday
Miss Ruth Penn is at home
again after teaching five months
Mr. and Mrs, Eugene Ander
son spent Sunday in Savannah
visiting her mother and sisters.
Dr. Ruth Carroll is sick with
typhoid-pneumonia at her home
Mrs. K. E. Sightler made a fly
ing trip to Hopkins Sunday and
spent the day with her sister,
Mr:. Sarah Johnson.
Mrs Catherine Harpur after
spending six weeks here, the
guest of Dr. and Mrs. W. T.
Smith, left for Chicago her home
Dr. G. K. Adams of Laurens,
en route for the meeting of the
Palmetto Medical Association,
spent a day with the Southern
The ladies literary and art club
met at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
E. E. Sightler 2304 Lady street
last week. After the transaction
of business a salad course and
ices were served.
The meeting which has been
going on for three weeks at the
Second Calvary Baptist church
has been increasing in interest
There were seven accessions du
ring last week.
Mrs. J. R. Bingham of Chatta
nooga, Tenn, is in the city to
spend the summer wiih her par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Levi Sub?r,
409 Marion street. Mrs. King
ham looks the picture of health.
Mrs. Margaret Stevenson who
had been very ill at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Redelle Ad
rms, is improving. She is anx
ious to hear from htr nephew,
Mr. Robt. Williams of Spartan
Mrs Sarah Ward of Ruther
ford N. C.. paternal grandmoth
er of Alexine, the little grand
daughter of Editor Scott, ar
rived in Columbia on Wednesday
to make a visit and was the guest
of Rev. and Mrs C. C. Scott.
Miss Annie Davis died at
Washington, D. C. last week.
Her remains were brought tb
her parents, home in Sumter
where the funeral services were
held. Her death cast a gloom
over the entire community.
Mr. Thos. Entzminger ap
pears to be as proud over his two
months old baby, his eight child
as he was over the first, and
Mrs. Entzminger is just delight
ed. She is a sweet little girl and
must be in the baby show that
will soon take place.
The Board of governors in the
endowment department of the
state grand lodge, Samaritan
met here this week in the office
of the grand secretary and treas
urer, and after examination, re
ported that they found his ac
counts in excellent shape. The
secretary and treasurer ia onr
popular townsman. W.H- Ruther
From every viewpoint the Y.
W. C. A. meeting at Wesly last
Sunday night was a success and
an inspiration. Mrs. Susie But
ler, the vice president presided.
The speakers of the evening
were Mrs. C. D Saxon, Rever
ends C. C. Scott and L. Morgan,
Messrs Isaac Leevy, Joseph Pe
lot and W. E. Green. Every one
said something worth hearing.
The offering was a liberal one.
out one thought of gain or fame,
and it is these people who spent
hours in prayer for her and now
join in lementatlons over her .
death. Her suffering had been
long and severe, but with pa
tient fortitude peculiar to chris
tians, she bore it until the end, 1
when death came, not as a mon- <
?ter, but as an embassador from 1
God, to Welcome her to the City '
of Pure delight. Her funeral I
services were held from Zion i
Baptist Church, of which she s
was a long and useful member,
being conducted by her pastor, '<
assisted by Reverends C. C. i
Scott, C. F. Holmes, and G. F. s
Dilliard. i i
Dr. B. A. Everett will be ab- l
sent from the city from April 22d
;o May 13th. 4t
tarns Removed, Give? no Pain. Hai
ng, Scalp T/reatment, Singeing, Cl
Handing Street, Columbia, S. C. *
GATOR, COLUMBIA, S. C.
THE CONTEST IS RAGING
The following is the standing
of the contestants in the Grafo
nols Contest for the week ending
Wednesday, April 29th, 1914 :
No. 3. 45,925
36 .50,670 j
50 . 45.215
52 . 46,085;
112 . 55,395
114 --- .35,000
Wrs. Suber Sells!
THE MAGIC SHAMPOO HAIR
DRYER FOR LADIES. No la
dy's toilet complete without it
Price within the reach of all.
Get one to-day from (Mrs.) Lucy
Suber, 409 Marion street.
Five acres and up with dwelling
Prob ucl i ve Soil
.Will rent, Sell or Exchange for
A Few New Lois and Houses '
1544 Main Street, Columbia
Learn Music ?
Mrs. R. O. JEFFERS
Has opened a Studio of Music at
1731 Wayne St. She will teach
both vocal and instrumental mu
sic; train quartettes, choruses,
etc. Will be glad to accommo
date friends and their children.
For further information call on
her at 1731 Wayne St or 'phone
966. (Mrs-) R. 0. Jeffers.
WOOD & COAL FOR SALE
The Only Colored Coal and
Wood Dealer in the City
Offers a Square Deal
We meet legimate compe
tition. Please give us a trial
H. E. LINDSAY
Phone 379 401 Plain Street
MONEY TO LOAN
The oldest and most reliable L an
office in the ciKy
MEYERS LOAN OFFICE
established 1897 1337 Main Street
A gentleman in Philadelphia
iias sent to Rev. Richard Carroll
complete samples of INDIVID
UAL COMMUNION SETS.
These Sets are on display at 1514
jregg Street. Every church,
regardless of denomination,
should use these sanitary Sets.
There are also in this collection
ibout$400.00 worth of books for
ministers, Bibles for teachers,
scripture Motto cards, huttons
'or Mother's Day, etc. Mother's
Day buttons can be bought for
;wo cents apiece. Do not fail to
:all and look through this excel
ent collection of valuable books.
1514 Gregg Street.
E P. NELSON
r Dressing, Manicuring, Shampoo
ipping and Coloring. 718 \V r*t
Spring- Time is Here
Those balmy mornings when a drink of cold
Soda with the bite in it, or a dish of delicious
Ice Cream with that velvety smoothness to it
will add to our personality the smiles that won't
come off. I am now informing the public that
for the coming season I will spare no pains in
, Fountain Facilities
langer and better equipped than heretofore.
Orders for Parties, Picnics, Church and Society
Entertainments will be given special and prompt *
Attention. SPECIAL RATES TO CHURCHES
In the Drug- Department
A full line of fresh Toilet Articles, Rubber Goods
and Madam Walker's Hair Preparations are kept
constantly on hand.
Our Drug Store,
P. R. REUSE, Proprietor.
1105 Washington St. Phone 2820. Columbia
"On /lie job If IC s REAL ESTATE'
RENTS COLLECTED LOANS NEGOTIATED
HENDERSON H. MOBLEY
Real Estate & Insurance Agent
Houses for Colored People on Installment. My Prices like
Paying Rent. See me.
PHONE 2is9 . . . r*?i.,?-u:? C
ISI2 LINCOLN STREET ? . . ^OlUmDia, 3.
I LE EY Y, j
I Columbia's Leading ?
? MERCHANT TAILOR 1
I LEEVY LEADS in making high-class Hand Tailored ?
it Clothing on short notice. |
j? Being a practical Tailor as well as a high-class g
?. Designer and Cutter, you can see why LEEVY $
cari give you better Suit Values, better Fit and |
il better Workmanship for less money, ?
I -:- -=== I
j Leevy's Gent's Furnisl?in?f '?pt. f
A. E SIMONS. Asst. Manager
9 Hats, Shirts, Socks Underwear, g
li Suit-cases, Umbrellas, Caps, Suspenders, |
? Sweaters, Neckwear, Gloves, Rain-coats, ?
I Garters, ollars, Bags, Belts. |
fjj Ten per cent, Discount to Studeuis aud Ministers. j$
* PHONE OR WRITE g
[ I. S. LEEVY, I
it Columbia's Leading Tailor, ^
I 1221 Taylor Street, - - Phone 319 ?
Anderson's Royal Palace Shaving Parlor ?fT
with everything sanitary and up-to-date. We serve to please.
When you need a Hair cut, Shave or Shampoo, make a "B" line
for our up-to-date parlor at 1114 Washington etreet.
W. M. Anderson, Proprietor. A. S. Anderson, Manager
OF SOUTH CAROLINA
HEADQUARTERS 150 1-2 TAYLOR STREET. COLUMBIA.
A reliable strong, substantial company. Pays Sick, Accident and
Death Claims promptly. Sick accident benefits $1.25 to $10.00 per
week Death benefits $10.00 to $125.00. Agents in all parts of
the state. Owned, managed and controlled by South Carolina Ne
groes. Pays agents liberal commissions. For agency write Rev.
A. P. Dunbar, D. D., General Manager. 150 1-2 Taylor St., Colum
bia, S. C.
W. H. THOMAS
Special Representative The National Co-Operative Realty Company.
Real Estate, Loans and Insurance
1120 Washington Street - Columbia, S. C.
Summer School for Teachers
AT THE STATE AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL
COLLEGE, ORANGEBURG, S. C.
Begins June 29th and Lasts Four Weeks
Endorsed by the State Board of Education. Supported by the
United States Government, the State of South Carolina and The
Slater Fund. Expenses very low. No Entrance fee. No Tuition.
Board for the Session $10 00. This includes Rooms in the College
Dormitories, Electric Lights, Good Water and every Sanitary Con
venience. Three Main Courses : Teachers Review, Agricultural,
industrial. A competeni and selected faculty of trained Teachers.
Recreative amusement, splendid Lectures and Entertainments
luring the session. For further information, write
R. S. WILKINSON, Ph.D., President,
Orangeburg, S. C.