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THE SOUTHERN INDICATOR
VOL VIII COLUMBIA, S. C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY, 15th, 1913 NUMBER 18
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NEGRO MU il' PRESERVE
Say Race Must Learn Value
are certain un uga whicn M eg rees
in cms coancry must do, ii chev
ht??<? io ?.ijjy tue blessings ol
democracy: they must attain
tCiiUdinic independence Ltiey musL
develop a press; iney must de
velop a literature; ihej must
learn tu preserve meir own re
cord*; aud tney awol learn the
vatue ul race iraUuiou."
Dr. Carter G. vvoodson ol
Wainui?LOU, D. C., wen Known
editor ut me 'Journal ut Negro
History," director 0? reseat cu lui
the Association tor me cnudy ol
Negro Lite and History, anu
auuur ot "ti ??co liiJjcation
c?i*?c vO ISSI" and ' A Cen lu o
Ot Negro Migration," made thia
declaraci?n ia a recent address
. on "i'ne Negro and Modern De
mocracy,^ windi lie deli vel eu lt.
O/ddii Hill, rli np con institute,
before a large audience ut Hamp
?JU wjrkers and stu dents.. Doc
ivie Af oodsoo said:
'. "fas peopie who control the
coal and iron, tue banks, the
seo;* tn u*?dcs and ocher valuable
reijjixed are tue people who wilt
dictate exactly wnac shall Oe
d jue for every group in this lund
Li oercy, li CJ could co che Negro,
flit asa om na, Due as acm
q lest; tnat is, tne Negro must
cj.icnOute somer tiing to the goud
of dis ra?e, hid couuery, his uod
* Tne Ndgru must rind some
avenue ot business. He must
exploit something to tue extent
that he will develop an industry
or a business in which he can
give some ocher Negro employ
meut. ? \ ;-':p;
Appeal to Race Pride.
to become an educational lact?i
among his own peupie. then edu
caci?n is not the leverage to lift
him, in tne sen e cnac ic has lilt
ed other people. A man is edu
cated when he can di without a
teacher and when he can -am
will-develop and grow- withou
the stimulus of instruction., ?St
it must be with a race
Power of the Press.
"Some Negroes never read ?
Negro newspaper. A few Negn
newspapers cell the story ot tin
Negro in a cool calm way. The:
tell of the striving of the Negri
in such a way as to be an inspira
tion to you h. Every Negri
ought to read the pub.icaiioii o
'"We complain because whit'
newspapers publish our crime
and ted of the evils we do, bj
do not say anything about oui
achievements in those lines lha
tend to ?tamp us a pi ( pie ol lb
world. We muse learn to ie
stories for ourselves, lt is ou
duty to develoy a press.
OJCIOOK for Negro Race.
"Negroes should read some
thing of their own people tba
they may be inspired thrreb>
We mut rei'izi chat thereat
certain things in trie Negro rac
which are worth d^velopin^
Those things mav be worth a
much to the world as the bette
things of the white race, whe
they are properly developed.
"Lee us studv our histur.\ wit
the understanding that we ar
not, after all, an inferior peop <
but simply a people set back,
people whose progress has bee
imoeded. That history will it
.pire us to greater achievement!
Dr. L. O. Baumgardner has hopi
his practice.. .Office at 2320 Ham
ton Street.. .Hours: 9-11 a.m., 12
and 6-8 p. m.
JOHNSON HOLDS ON.
[Washington Daily News.)
..Henry Lincoln Johnsen, .colore
District Recorder of deeds, at'tet
conference with President Hardii
' today said he .would continue'.
National Committeeman from Gee
gia despite threatened reorganiz
tion of the party in that state to i
crease Negro representation.
THANKSGIVING DAY AT
On Thanksgiving Day, Rev.
iichard Carrul! of Columbia, ad
dressed a ero vd?d auditorium at.
His hearers were both white
i'd colored. He spoke untqui
vocally yet unoffendingly the
Iii short he said, that these at
Lr.ou t^a w tildi characterizes man
iioj? ni o .e race, dues trie sum
ni otlier raees>; ihat manhood wa:
chi vairuus. aosuiuteiy. at al
Limes, at all places and under al
circumstance-; Ciat it was above
du i; that it was law abiding; thu
ic was ready to bear the infirmi
ties ut the worthy weak.
ll nv couid he boc hold h\>
ludience in a spall ot' rapture?
1 was templed to say of him a
ilomer said of Hester, words fei
from his .ip? sweater than honey.
DURHAM, ACHY OF
WOK! H WHILE MEN
BY J. A. JACKSON
I) jr liam, N. C/. - u amain, Iv
J . is a tu Wu made. lamuus Oj t.
certain orauu ut smoking tuoaccc
ooaiiug a name tuai ls wonu
?amous. Tile same name used ii.
uuotner maimer means in slang
.vitnout suUdtauce or UependaOi
? i y. weil, tu?t dues nut lit ou*,
nosiness men ia tue comm JUU> .
.Negro bjsiue&s is lartlier au
vanet-d in tue little town ot Dui
naiuntnau any mtier community
ol similar size jil tile cuuntry.
i'here tney mane their owi.
cigars in their own factory? Porti
me hoist* t iii or t ne N or th Caru
a X'?b'cir>i^??i?% is; not ?omy tin
dcb properties to the extent o.
nearly a qiarter million dollan
and nave uidoe po:?e>ioie three ui
the Oiggest enterprises ot Itt
Kind lu tue COtiiilr/. Ihat the\
are oroad niindeU is exhiOilea ii.
die luci mat utily one of thes>
pruj -cts are luca Ltd in Nor tl
A Negro bank with a Raleigl
oration is aiiutner useful! instilo
tiun bu is the liaiiKers' Fire lu
-urance Company. These an
out the higu iigms of a most sub
stantiai uusine&s group.
lu our distinctly theatrical fielt
we lind a local "Movie King" at
I?'. K. vv atkins has become know.
ttiruughuui i lie state Mr. Wat
Kins ia president of the Nation*
uo.ore? tixuioilurs Association
lie owns me new Wunderlanc
uieaire in that city, in whici
leaiure pictures. Itace release!
and Negro News reels are pre
Ia addi, ?on to these activities
in his home city, Mr. Walkin;
owns the Idle Hour in Peters
oorg Va , The Hex in South Hos
on. Va., Hie M. j-stic in Chape
Hill, N. C. Ail are picton
Mr. Watkins has employei
many clever di vice* for keepiii]
..lie b.'X i iii je busy. Uneollhesi
1 am going to pass on to other?
li.e character of patronage ai d ?
steady volume of it is assured hi
Wunderland theatre, by the us
of a season ticket which he per
sonally distribu? s among th
prof ssionaiid business peuple o
the community and its environs
Another excellent practice o
the King' is to ride about th
surrounding country in his ca
making brief visits to the far
tilers during which he casuall
mentions the n? xt week's offei
nigs. He fi mis the personal cor
tact is much appreciated an
learns defiuately the desires o
nts clientH. One thing he ha
established as a certainty, is the
pictures por tra > ing race rharat
tera in serious dramas and pleas
mg stories is j/i constant demanc
kV hi I? low comedy pictures c
id, Negroes is held in disfavor b
>r- FOR SALE-i-Krost Proof Cahbag
;a- J 0,000 $7.50. less than 5000, $1.5
le- per 1000 f. c b. Valdosta. Kinse
.. Wholesale Pl?nt Co., Valdosta, Gi
3d shoesj for the v\
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Many guot^^j^^^?J^^W&Ken prii.ua in the past
moillii abOul Ln^-'^o^^^P^|^i'tjer? Ouloli? Ol Ute u?.bt
was a u.i ui pjt?i^^^^^^^^^ uie Democratic Union, ot"
i'nis was^j^lj?^ll^wiions which showed that it
was nul ^^W??^^?^^??K^k^ inaL 11 ]b Pt '.i'itU lor the
beaehtul ^t^!^^^^^! u a tiulne iuVMi 1 bptl.''
mu aU^'^^M^wp^ffip^cm -u s tc ni b LO conic ii um
the heart^Jjfi^^^^ ^pSIq^^loii ol the oiu bul g tu.u ti.e
wnen iu^'>&^^^^S^M^?i' Hi llie endin' o' he day,
Tnere Vj&jai^ U, bu lui tune up ur
If a ai^l^^^^^^^^^^^^p^' iW priai ain't always
Yet-|^^m^W^.?-'|jt|^r^er when a feller's feelin'
How ii Keeps atener posted ''bout who's up, an' 'bout
That niue jveekiy paper from his o' home town,
Now 1 ince co read tue Uaiiiea au' the 6 tor J patti t?, tco,
Au' ac times tue yaller novels an' burne oilier tiabh
But wnen 1 want some readin' that will drive away a
I want that good, ol' paper fi cm myjol' hin.e ttv?n.
- ine business fruiter.
Arthur Brisbane, editor of the
New YurR Juurnal. the mut?l
' Widely IDIUI nua jouiiiaiibi in int
juunirj, a??rested the t oinmun
- tveailh Club ul "san Francisco
recently un the subject, 'Int
Newspaper of Toda\; What it it
lie said in p trt: ^Newspapers
- to?ay are what they have aiv\a\r
? oeen-a mirrur ut hie, cusium,
civilization that surround them."
'Haman looking in a mino)
? Joes nut like what he bees, ht
1 should change his face, ur ai
least his expression, nut try to
oreak ihe mirror, bu, when fa
i community iuok upon a news
1 paper, it it does nut like whai ii
ees upon the page ur ?-dnoi im
1 page, iL shuuld change the com
fc munlty. Thu newspaper rifled*
* the communuy.
"The newspaper is the voice ol
1 ihe crowd W hat language is tt
1 ihe individual the printed news
1 paper is tu the multitude. With
1 out language, men could nui
e warn each uther. tell what the>
r nad seen ur thought, and without
the written word knowledge
y cuuld nut be nandid down furn
'" one g?n?ration to another. Ihe
'* newspaper ia the voice of the
d crow d uf the day. History is the
'I voice uf the peuple for centuries.
* 'The business of the news
it paper is to tell all the news as it
' happens, nut as a few want it
1 told- to protect the public inter
's est, which means sometimes in
?1 terfeiing with private plans.
y * There is some wise and some
foolish criticism of newspapers,
their sensationalism of big t>re.
That has no imoortance. The
re wise criticism does good, the
>0 others don't count were the
y words of Mr. Brisbon.
/hole family and C
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY IN
Having been called to Charleston
on busbies the execucive secretary
OX "A ne Columbia Hoard ox Traue
will be uut ox me City xor eigut or
?.en uays. ile regrets being away
?rom tue organization ac LU.s most
opportune tittie as tuere are sever
al propositions tiiat tue organization
must put over not later tuan dan.
mat tuese propositions may be e?
?eclive uepeuu* largeley upon eacn
member paying luau' n-oiuuiy uues
pi um pLly ana lor tnose in arre?is
Wita meir accounts to get Siraignt
jur. Mazyck rLates that on his re
turn to loraine li.s wera, lie wal
oi'iiig o us a i\a\v y ear s ulessuge at
Wuicti laue ne uup^s laat e?*ea mern
oo t* Will UU pi Cw cut.
NOTES. FROM BETHEL
?tetnei metropolitan Church is
moving forwaru in rapid strides.
?? e UiM to begin worsmpiiig in lue
cnurch proper tne hist ?>u.i?ay in
january, me bacriiice Kully put
on xor uecembor is being pus.icu a
iong riiceiy regaruiess cae upparent
mua times, ? real sacnlice is be
ing maue, at the ena ox wn.cn we
aie expecting a puenominal success.
I Tne pastor, Dr. T. H. Wiseman.
I preached Sunday morning from the
j text, "All tilings work togteher for
good to those that love tne Lord."
On Sunday evening he preached
. concerning the pale horse and h.s
rider. Eight converts were added
j to thc church during the day.
Each Sabbath the collection ranges
J.. W. Killingworth, Reporter.
J Rub-My-TIsm, antiseptic and pain
: killer, for infected sores, tetter,
) sprains, neuralgia, rheumatism.
1012 W ishingto
:EV. M. G. JOHN?ON '
I' NO MORE
'eloved Pastor* of Ladson Presby
terian ' Church-Long Career as a
Servant of Christ. Gr?ai'Funer
al and Beautiful Tributes Paid to
His Memory By White and Color
ed. V V "
All that wa.8 mortal of the Rev. M.
j. Johnson, the beloved pastor of the
^adson Presbyteran; Church, this
-ity, was laid at rest Monday, De
em bar 5th. < Jv,. vjV
The Rev. Maxwell George^ Johnson
/as born in 1855 at Winn?borp.S.C.
He received' his' early' training mi
ler the famous Richardson^^school,
.rom which s rime of the noblest char
acters of the _ l^gro ;>r^c> ; have
;ome. .He then Centered -ITj>!ward Uni
.ersity, \yasHihg^n,-D.fC^iwhere" ho
jomnletod both-3iifr-?clH5?ba? and theo
logical courses'/ having completed
the latter in tho spring of ;1875.
ile scon afterwards took charge of
the Ladson Presbyterial Church of
this city/ where \^te earnestly served
as shepherd and^father until his
'(leathon period T&f 44 years. '
and respected by all who" knew him.
A loyal and true husband, an in
dulgent father, a good neighbor, a
peacemaker at all times, a useful
citizen, and a level headed, sane lea
ner, and Chrisitlan Minister, a verit
able "Israelite indeed in whom was
We will not undertake here to
chronicle the many progressive
ideas fostered by him during his long
pastorate. That we leave to his bi
The Rev. Bro. Johnson's death
took everybody by surprise, in that
he was apparently in the bast of !
health all day that Thursday- I
meeting and greeting friend on the
streets, even unto a late hour Thurs
day night. Ile died of acute indi
gestion, his suffering lasting only
an hour. His funeral was held from
the Ladson Presbyterian Chui'ch,
where his entire liie had been en
wrappped in that beloved congrega
tion. Long before the hour of 1:30,
when the funeral was to take place
the church was packed to overflow
ing. The services consisted of slm
I pla eulogistic form.
The Ladson choir sang beautiful
ly-but it was sad-thc favorite
songs of their late pastor. The fol
lowing songs were sung in thc
course OJ! the sarvices: '"Lead Kind
ly Light," "What a Friend We
Have in Jesus," "There is Rest for
the Weary," and "When Peace Like
a River, Etc." Scripture lessons
were read by the Rev. Dr. C. J.
Baker of Atlanta; the Rev. Dr. G.
W. Long of Cheraw. A most fer
vant prayer was offered by the Rev.
1 Dr. J. P. Foster of Sumter, a life
companion of the deceased.
1 Fitting and beautiful euligiums
were pronounced over the remains by
Dr. C. M. Young, president of Harbi
son College, Inno, S. C. thc Rt. Rev.
W. D. Chappelle, bishop of the A.
M. E. Church for the State of South
Carolina; Dr. D. F. Thompson, pre
sident of thc Interdenominational
Ministers' Union; Dr. T. L Jones
spoke in behalf of the Voorhees
Normal and Industrial School, Den
mark, S. C.
I Tributes were paid unstintingly
j by two senior deacons of the First
I Presbyterian Church (white), viz:
1 Mr. T. S. Bryan, president of the R.
L. Bryan Co., and W. A. Clark, at
I torney, president of the Carolina Na
tional Bank. Resolutions from thc
, Interdenominational Union were
! read by the Rev. J. R. Jones, past?
;s from I. S. Leevy
We Want To
C me in and talk c ve"
our Christ mat Club, ?us*
forming for the year. We
have a plan that will : uro
ly interest you; no matter
how long 01 how short
n St, Columbia.
of St. Mary's Episcopal church,
this city. Mr. F. K. Butler, ruling
elder of the Ladson Presbyterian
church, paid a most glowing tribute
to his fallen leader. Then came the
funeral oration, which was brief,
pointed and applicable in every re?
spect, delivered by the eloquent
prince ot' the pulpit, the Rev. Dr. I.
D. Davis of Sumter, S. C. Text:
Micah 2:10, "Arise ye, depart for
this is not your rest." The lioral of
ferings were many and beautiful and
were indicative of the high regard
and esteem in which the deceased
was held, by the fellowmen of his
home city. His remains were laid
at rest in the Randolph cemetery and
thus passesr from our uiiust a prince,
ami a mighty man in Israel. Peace
tb his asnea.
JAMES W. LAW HORN DEAD
December 8, 1921.
James W. Law.?om, organizer,
?rmer deacon, trustee, and treaaur
of the St. J olin Bap cist Church,
uied at his home Wednesday, Nov.
?lj, 1921, at 8 o'clock p. m. at the age
Uo axier being confined to his bed
lidien, brothers and sisters to
ourn his loss as well as a host of
iends. But as we think of the
stimoney he gave as he was about
pass away through the gate of
eath into endless joy, we are forced
Co say in the words of those of old,
spoken by the head of the church
chat is mannar for yourselves.
Being conscious of the fact that he
must soon cease to be, he called his
wife to his bedside and said. 'Let
a christian place his hand upon
a christian. As she came she said:
talk to the Lord he replied I have
done that long ago and He docs not
forget. After calling the childrtn a
round his bed he to'.d them he wan
ted, them to live peaceable with one
another then he sang the song "safe
in the arms of Jesus," and said I am
in Paradise just waiting on tho
Bro. La whom now lays at rest in
thc Family cemetery at Blythewood,
S. C., he is a lost to his family the
Church and community but we are
glad to say with out doubt its Hea
SANTA CLAUS HONEYMOON
Xmas Cantata In Three Acts.
Cast Of Characters
Ruby A leader among the girls
dorothy, A Pleasant Companion
Teresa, Miss Uncertainty
Ruth, Always Hopeful
Johnnie, A girl with a boy's name
Allen, A Spirit
Mrs. Santa Claus, "Newly Wed"
Mis. Santa Claus, Newly Wed
.Jumps, A Mischief Maker
leddy, Chief of the Police
James, A Messenger Boy
Santa, Newly Wed
Fairies, policemen, spirites, Na
tional representatives, school child
This Cantata will be given by the
members of the Pansy Juvenile
Council and other children, Monday
night after Xmas, Dec. 2G,th, 1921.
Come and see the children perform
in their gorgeous costumes. It will
be he finest play of the season.
Meet us, Knights, Courts of Calan
the, and all the children and people
of Columbia, Monday Night at
Bethel A. M. E. Church.
Admission: Adults 25c. Children
>r E. C. Nelson, Manager
on Taylor Street