Published at ?/6 ll as hing ton Sturt,
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Entered ns Second ("hiss Mattel
Mn\ 8th, 11)12, at thc? pc wt office? ill
Columbia, S (' , uinler the Ad ol
March 3d. 187'.).
I. C. WI UTK, I'nrroit.
L MO HG AN MANAUKK
One year.fl IM
Six Months. 8f?i
Three Ment hs . Hf?i
Advert!K?i>y Unten Much? Kin???n ol
saturday, June 2G, 1915.
The Appeal for Morris Col
We commend to the .serious at
tention of tlie people of that de
nomination the appeal,appearing
elsewhere in this paper, ol tilt
Finance Comtniteoof Morris Col
lege. The plan ia feasible and
the cause is indeed worthy Thc
response ought, and surely will,
be prompt and hearty. Mort* s
College represents what th<
Negro Baptists are doing educa
tionally for themselves. If ever j
Baptist would do as requested hy
the finance committee the ?"),()(M
woidd be raised easily' any Sun
day set apart for that purpose,
THE NEWS FROM ABBEVILLE,
Abbeville, .lune 15, -Dear edi
tor: On Friday night June ll.
our beloved pastor. Kev. A. W.
Brown was with his Mt. Pleas
ant Hock and held conference
which was. called to order at ll
o'clock by model alor Brown.
Thc moderator makes a lind
judge for he will preserve order.
On Sui iday the Kith, v.as the day
of much rejoicing. Never before
did lins "star shine" brighter
i or Havel faster in the '"firma
ment" j's he (Browji) did morn
ing and evening hy preaching
two powerful soul feeding ser
The Popular Grove Graded and
High S ?.hool closed out May 28.
Tue annual sermon was preached
Sunday, May 22nd by the Kev.
A. .1. ( '. Johnson. I hiring com
men?aient week some dist inguish
ed visitors were present- some
ol' them were H simp L, J, Copil'i
of Philadelphia Pa. A. M. K.
Kev. Prof. R. ].]. Brogden, of
Allon University Columbia, Mrs.
A. W, Coleman anil daughter of
Helena. Mrs. K. V. C. Wilhams
who had recently returned from
Washington 1) C. and our dear
pister who made a fin" litt le talk,
a >d advocated educating the boys
t ::it the giris would'nt have to
keep company with criminals and
s to t ie- class t hat ? hoy make; a
n un ' and history Bishop Copin
m ule two good speeches during
t io c mimencenient. Aside from
a t ilk or lecture to Abbeville
Nogr ?os DU Tuesday 25th. oh
w mi stress he put on pure wo
mauhotd winch was the suh.ie:-t
of one irirl oft he class.
On Friday night May 28th Rev.
Pr ?f. Ii. Iv Brogden made i he
annual address which was very
ti ely .and wit hon I manuscript.
Allen University was wei! repres
ented by the speaker. Mu made,
a line speech and was greeted!
with much approval by :i recep
tive audience. We thank (?od
for such men as Kow Prof. 1
Brogden, who are not afraid '
t<> speak of the evils of our poo-'
plo. and condemns tho wrong i
Prof. .1. W. Leo and wife ars
home after finishing work for
the term at Ninety-six'. Weare
pleased to have them here.
Miss Abbie W. .b'hnson one of
tlie faculty of Allen University
and little Eliza Nelson are here'
with former's parents. Miss
Abbie is a kindergarten teacher
and very fond of little ones but
she must bring home with her a
little Nelson . What does it
mean? Well ask Wm. I). C.M.I).
Messrs, A. N Neil and H.
Howard passed through our city
The veteran teacher Miss M. N.
Pinknev after som?- months of
hard labor in this city teaching
children, left for her home in
Miss Rila V. Richie is home
from North Carolina where sue
has been teaching school (Lum
borton N. C.)
Miss: WiJhemina Wilson is
home from her work in Union,
where she has boen teaching in
the graded school, to the delight
The Winnsboro District Con
The Winnsboro District Cor
ference was held in the A. M. E
church May 20-24. For the deli
gat?s, ministers and visitors i
attendance, the pastor, the Rev
J . F Boyd, did all in his po we
1 to make it pleasant.
Those attending the conf?rent
1 were met at Alston and conveye
11?) the church where a large crow
awaited their arrival. Earl;
Thursday morning, long be for
the conference began, the write
met two intellectual giants. The
were L. A. Hawkins LL. B. an
S. ,J. McKnight. They franki
told me that they wanted m
(and all concerned to know tim
I they were candidates forelectio
to ti e General Conference. Afte
they had conversed with me, dis
i playing their knowledge of th
church and the legislation noede
: fur it. I became compelled t
admit that these two live me
are worthy of the honor they seek
lu bis speech before the con
I ference. S. J. McKnigt said tba
he wanted to go to the Genera
Conference because he knew th
wa v. because, as some new mei
would be sent, he would h
need? d to pilot them about: 1'roi
Hawkins said that he wanted ti
go because of his efficiency, man
hood, and principles; because Iv
h (I the courage to strike, in th
right way, at any evil. He sail
Huit he wanted delegates to th
electoral college to come do wi
there, not in any man's pocket
but governed by principle.
In the organization of the con
ference, Rev. J. K Young wa
elected secretary. The Rev. Dr
Curry of St Matthews and th?
Rev. I. J. Pruitt were introduce!
and they made it known tba
they too were candidates fo
ei ction to the [general confer
ence. The Rev. Curry claim;
that he is able to right sonn
wrongs. He wants the disciplini
so changed that women may be
come eligible as delegates to tin
general conference. Rev, I. J
Pruitt gave satisfactory assur
ance that if chosen, he woulc
work for the best interest, of thc
On Thursday night, the annus
sermon was preached by the Rev
Mr. Pvles. As was to lie ex
ported, he preached a soul stir
ring sermon. W hen the reports
were called for on Friday. 1 nevei
!*?w money paid more readily,
No excuse's were he.ird. Al
night the Kev. S. M Bowers oj
Union preached the educational
sermon, lt was a plain spiritual
doctrinal discourse. Saturday J.
S. Martin and J. J. Geter were
elected lay delegates to the an
nual conference which will bc
held in Columbia in November.
Mr. A. P. Harper of White Hall
who. as a layman, is a candidate
for the General Conference was
introduced. He has executive
ability, and is kind, friendly and
lovable. Me made a favorable
Sunday was a great day. The
following preachers preached:
Kt a. m.. Rev. M. S. Clean: ll a.
m.. Rev. J. W. Lykes, presiding
el 1er of the district;3 p. m. Rev.
White: 8 p. in. Kev. J. N. Burks.
The sermons were grand espec
ially the one preached by the
Elder Lykes announced that
over $200 was raised and that
the conference was the best
conference he had held in all his
John S. Martin.
In memory of my dear mother,
Mollie Smith, who departed this
hfe -lune 24th 1014.
One year this very dav.
My mother whom I loved.
On wings of everlasting joy,
Flew to her home above.
Oh ! how I miss her tender voice,
No human tongue can tell.
But yet 1 feel within my heart.
God doeth all things well.
Fait li ful was she to her church.
Meekly and obediently sin?
heard the commands.
And nersistently by her faithful
She is now at God's rigid hand.
So dear mother sleep on and
take thy rest,
I love thee well but Jesuc loves
A calm and undisturbed repose,
Unbroken by the last of foes.
Daughter, R. H. Collins,
Eastover, S. C.
Mrs. L. E, Brook?n
ice cream on sale
212S ( ?ervais s
on the aftern
All are core
Come one, come all to the
be given for tl
PULPIT AID BOARD OF
Which will be on Monday,
Mrs. A. M. Reddick,
AN URGENT APPEAL
To the Baptist of South Caro
We are making this appeal t<
every Baptist pastor, church, Sun
?lay School, Union and Association
in ?lie State in th?; belia If of Mon i:
I College. You are hereby asked ant
urged to immediately take a con
I tribution for the mortgaged debt o
I Morris College, which debt must b?
looked after at once.
j The amount asked for is tw<
dollars ($'2 Ot)) from each church
Union, and Association and om
dollar ($1.00) from each Sunda}
School. The amount asked is small
and we truly hope that no church
Union, Sunday School, or Associa
don will fail to respond to this ap
peal at once. There are many in
dividuals who can easily give ou<
dollar ($1.00) .and we earnestly
call upon all such to do so.
If any church, Sunday School,
Union, Associatisn or individua
cm give more than the amollir
asked for, by all means do so, bul
do not fail to give the amount here
in stated, livery dollar contributec
in response to this appeal will bi
applied to the college without de
ducting a single cent for expense,
Now brother, the matter i.?
squarely before you Do you lovt
your denomination? Do >ou walli
it to own something? Then now is
your time to act. Morris Collegt
does not belong to any particular
section, or association: it belongs
to all sections,to all associations, tc
the denomination-to one and to
every Negro Baptist of the state.
Now, show whether or not you
care for your own.
We send this appeal to each pastor
with thc hope that he will present
it at once to bis church and Sunday
school, and help in -whatever winy
he can in this vital anti pressing
j Thc reputation of thc Baptists is
at stake. Line up and ask God to
help save the two hundred and
fifty thousand (250,000) Baptists
in this state.
Scud all money orders and checks
to Rev. Dr. A, P Dunbar. 1801 1
'J Taylor street. Columbia, S, C.
who will promptly receipt you for
the same and have your name and
organization with the amount con
tributed published in thc "Pilot",
which is now our official and de
Yours for the cause, Finance
Comittce of Morris College,
J. J. Durham, K. W, ?owen. R.
\V. Baylor, A. P. Dunbar, chair
June 122, li) 1?").
PYTHIAN NEWS AND NOTES.
By the Official Correspondent.
Supreme Chancellor (/reen will
bring to the Supreme Lodge a re
port of a striking Pythian revival,
i Surrounded in the main by a loyal
cabinet, Green has kept the organ
j ization way in front as the one dis
tinctive Negro organization. As
I usual he will be returned to his
I station at Columbus.
From all sections there is an
?almost universal demand for M. M.
j Rodger*, of Texas, to announce
' himself for some honor within the j
? gift of the Supreme Lodge. Asi
; chairman o? the Committc on Cte- j
jdentials at thc Ballimore session, j
; the Texan made no sinai] reputation ,
i for himself. j
! (?rand Chancellor Henry, of
, South Carolina, will come up with j
? a startling record for a Grand
Lodge thal covers so much of the
State that there is no room for ex
pansion. Ile re^?rts thirty-eight
lodges for one year*. '
The Pytitians of Kentucky, led
by Garvin,are making unpreceden
ted progress, lu September they
will dedicate a State temple at
Louisville, which cost $12i>,000.
Roscoe Simmons P. O. C. will be
the anniversary orator at the ( rand
Lodge in Jul>'.
The Grand Lodge of Tennessee,
which meets in July at Knoxville,
is still congratulating itself on the
elevation of Grand Chancellor
'.Crawford to membership on the
BHh?hce Committee, the bulwark of
the Supreme Lodge.
(/rand Chancellor (Mount, the
uni cpi e Alabama lender, will he one,
,,of the big figuren at Columbus
'and will lead as an administra tor.
Supreme vice-Chancellor Jones,
kthe Calanlhe wizard, himself a very
Annual Barbecue which will
tie benefit of the
BETHEL A. M. E. CHURC1
July 5th at the Residsnce of
-:- 615 Blanding Stree
?ftj prominent citizen of Ohio, will I
one of the hosts at Columbus, ai
particularly invites all the new
paper men to attend the SUpren
The Supreme Lodge will fitting!
celebrate the golden jubilee <
a j freedom at Columbus. The Su pren
.?Chancellor announces that the ji
1 j bilee orator will be Roscoe Coi
s j kling Simmons,
1 i Sir Henry Avant, brilliant lead?
"j of Arkansas Py lilians, is just el OJ
? ing one of the liest years of his lon
2 j and happy adniinstration. Sir Aval
I possesses unusual executive abilit)
J| Hullo, successor to Creswill' iii
Georgian Grand Lodge basa bor
leader o? men, and a fraternal mil
r j acleworker. No Georgian seekin
honors can hope to stand uulei
I lotto says the word. The Georgi
Grand Lodge will meet soon in Sa\
nunan, and the anniversary orate
will he Col. R, C. Simmons.
Pythian leaders are ready to en
dor^e the preparation ot a history t
Negro kuigthood if such is to be pr?
pared by competent hands. A Lit
of Si*rks would be a good f o undi
tion for a Pythian history.
Since the Baltimore Suprem
Lodge, the Pythiaus Sanitorium r
Hot Springs, Ark., that, was dc
stroyed hy fire on the closing day c
that session, has been rebuilt, au
John T, T, Warren, the financie
and manager, will make repoi
thereon at Columbus.
Tidrington, the building Grain
j Chancellor, will bring a regiment u
j Hoosiers over into Ohio,
While there have been no grea
I legal battles since the Bwltimon
II session. Supreme Attorney Whtkjttji
1 I has been busy, and will make at
The Crane) Lodge, of Texas, un
der Prince, the prince, is ereetiuj
'ia $100.000 temple in Dallas, wti^i
'the Grand Lodge meets in 1010,
. - The finest meeting places in Co
llumbus liave been turned over l<
j the Pythiaus of Columbus for til?
! Supreme Lodge.
The Supreme Lodge proper
?open Tuesday, August 17.
REV. MILLER SPEAKS,
I Anderson County June 13.
, Mr. Editor, please allow mespac?
jin your most excellent paper t(
?say a word about our work. Wt
i are planning to have the Little
RiverBapt. association of Abbe
ville Co. to meet with the Rock>
Mount Baptist church neai
I H on ea Path, flfst after thc
?3rd Lords Dav in August 1915
i The pastor Rev. W. H. Millet
I with the members are doing al
they can to have it pleasant for
j the delegation and friends during
?the session. Rev. Miller, is quite
ja faithful pastor. Our. chu rel
?has succeeded very s?ji&Sj?Ssfull.N
j since he has been with?sV
I Not long since he was called tc
?to the Hopewell Baptist church
i near Laurence and he nas
j been very heartly received. Rev.
j Miller isa graduate of Benedict
j College and he preaches an im
j compromising gospel. Hopweell
j is one of the best church in the
i Tumbling Shoals Associosion.
I The people are pleased with their
OF JOSEPH KARLE RUTHERFORD,
June 25, 1014 June 25, 1015
One year ago to-day you slept,
Your voice is heard no more,
We are left here and have wept,
But we'll meet thee on that
Darling (Carle thou hast loftus
We miss your little footsteps
about our home,
We surely loved thee well, but
Jesus loved thee best,
Sleep on angel sleep on.
"NF1NS FROM THE LAND OF
Henderson vi Ile N C June 21.
-Rev. M. K. Paige of Asheville,
spent last week in the city, visit
ing Rev. J. W. Beaty.
Mrs. Emma Wilhams. 3 Ave.
east, is recovering from a long
spell of illness.
Rev. J. W. Beaty will spend
next week in Asheville, N. C..
No need send to the mall order houses
for what you want. We have it here at
the same price, if not cheaper. You
owe us a trial anyway. Send a list of
what you require and let us figure on it.
We have specially laid ourselves out to
execute mail orders and you may rely
on prompt attention. Our PAINT de
partment is unexcelled in this country.
L?rick & Lowrance
Columbia, South Carolina.
If you havent our
Write for it.
Pins, Charms, Robes,
AH orders filled
T. H. Hr.NHY. Gcnl Mgr
712 CALHOUN STREE
"Ou the Job Jf IC & REAL ESTATE"
RENTS COLLECTED - LOANS NEGOTIATED
HENDERSON H. MOBLEY
Real Estate & Insurance Agent
Houses for Colored People on Installment. My Prices like
Paying Rent. Sec me.
1512 l.iNL'ULN STREET
Columbia, S. C.
C. A. Ferguson
Undertaker dud Licensed fmbalmers
I am the man who makes it easy for those
whose homos death has visited, A life-like
appearance given each body embalmed by me.
Coffins. Caskets, Robes, and Cars to suit each
and every one.
Good services on all occasions. My long t imo experience malees
it easy to give good services. 4
OPE N ALL NI G H T
Bad Teeth Bad
One is deppndent upon the ol her. Il^pPF"teeth
aro had you may rest assured that your health
will be impaired.in ample time. During these war
times the opportunity is the best ever. Railroad
paid in proportion.
We Give Travel Slips
Fillings in Gold, Plati
num, Silver and Porce
ain 50c to $1.00,
Golri Crowns and
$3, $4, $5.
BALTIMORE DENTAL PARLOR
Phone 586 Open always. Lady Attendant
1329 1-2 Main Street, Over Stork's Grocery Store.
?mr Reference : Our Work and Bank of Columbia 'tea
attending tho Bible Conference
held at the First Baptist church
Prof. Wm. M i Ihr of Johnes
ville S. C. is expected in the city
Tuesday of tins week. He is on
} his way to Asheville N. C. where
he will spend three weeks of his
vacation from school.
Miss Hettie Coleman is now
spending a few days itt Jones
ville S. C. with her relatives and
Rev. R. V. Millier, the white
evangelist minister of the city,
preached a very interesting ser
mon, to a large congregation, at
I the First Baptist church Sunday
Rev. J. W. Beaty spent Thurs
day of last week in Asheville N.
Mrs. W. ^^^^^g^^^^?
list this week.
Kev. Richard Carrol D. D. is
expected in the city at an early
Mr. Ceo. Mills is con&ned to
his home on account of illness.
Dr. and Mrs. Morrow of La
feletjt Tenn, are visiting in the
NOTICE OF REMOVAL.
Dr. C. E. Stephenson has moved
to 1325 Park street near corner
of Washington street. Callers
will please take notice and govern
Several Fine Bargains.
For homes on easy terms see
mo. I have just had placed with
mr <??yeral fine bargains.
A. Hawkins, real estate a
mcy. I? in Main St.
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