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. Tfhe Muthern Indicator
Published evjsry Saturday at 1505 Taylor Street, Columbia,
S. C., Entered as Second class matter at the Columbia P. 0.
j J. A. ROACH, Editor-Publisher
Officjb Phone 7637 ; Re?dence Phone 3422-W
Subscription IQ Advance: One Year, $1.50; Six Months, .90
Advertising Rates Made Known On Application
Ageists Wanted ; Write the editor for terms
Buy Shards in the Victory Savings Bank before the last few
5 . ri crt 'ijho Industrial Building and Loan Association an?
buy homes. j
Inquire iiito the new insurance company now being orga
nized and letsl pull together to the goal of success.
Don't wonder at "The Human Knocker" article which ap
peared in Thel Indicator last week if the "cap doesn't fit" you
just come togiether and lets "pull and push." .
OUR NEW ENTERPRISES.
Despite the fact that Columbia is now passing through a
crisis the likej of which it has never witnessed before, new enter
prises are springing up here and there and our peopte are gradu
ally taking toj them.
The Victory Savings Bank and The Industrial Building and
Loan Association are enjoying a season of prosperity. And they
are filling a dijre need among our people.
The thirdj cf importance is another insurance company now
in process of brganizution which it is hoped will spread through
out the entire! state. The promoters of this are Mr. I. J. Joseph,
Lawyer N. J.jFrederiek, Mr. G. L. Floyd, Mr. G. Lee Ratliff,
and others. We are looking forward for as great success in this
organization in the two proceeding it. Our people need more
employment ajnd they can only get it through our own enter
prises. Lets jpull and stop knocking.
NEGROES, THE OBJECT OF PREY.
From thej earliest days of slavery to the present the Negro
race has beenjthe object of prey for other people,-the root doc
tor, fortune taller and all other class of beats on the face of the
And even at tjhis late day a supposed medicine concern in Atlanta
advertises forj agents to sell medicine to "colored people". It re
quires no experience." The following want ad. appeared in last
"Agents-j-Sell medicine to colored people. It requires no
experience. ?Vrite to day for full particulars. Four Seasons
Medicine Company, Atlanta, Ga."
The Indicator would admonish its readers to stop buying this
"cure all kindj of diseases medicine." We understand that there
are certain doctors ( ?) in Columbia right now representing an
Atlanta firm jselling medicine that cures every mentionable ail
ment. Theyj are here making a house to house canvass selling
seen these doctors ( ?) but we have heard much of their house
to house canvass and carrying big rolls of greenback collected J
through this jscheme. We are at a loss to understand how it is
that regular practicing physicians can afford to suspend the prac
tice of medicine to sell a patent medicine.. They go through a
form of examination with those of varied ailments and sell the
self same patent meicine for the thousand and one diseases.
Some how, vire are not so wise as to believe in these transient
physicians ( ?) and would advise our people to go slow in buying
their medicine-the , self-same medicine that they sell every
patient. Th?se might be representatives of the Atlanta firm
which carried the above ad in The State last Sunday.
We would advise our readers to use our own physicians-Co
lumbia has tjhem and to spare.
Now is ?the time for us to show to these spontaneous Medi
cine companies and their representatives that it takes more than
experience lio sell us medicine or a general mixture of the most
common ingredients that cure nothing.
Let a ?regular practicing physician prescribe for your ails
and close ycjur door in the faces of those who "need no experience
to sell you"!.
LET THE CARS RUST OUT.
Thanks tb something or son
body for tihe complete stam
still of street cars and the pr
vailing hopeless conditions thi
now enshroud their early mov
The Indicator is praying f<
no injury to anyone or eorpor;
tion but earnestly prays for a
agreement- to be reached thi
will take the under-foiks ini
consideration as weil as tl
According to printed repor
of the Street Car Company ti
cars havellong since been oper,
ted at anj expense to the Con
pany. T|iat being true, the
now is a| most opportune tin
for the jCompany to sell O?
whole "lock stock and barrel
to a con?ern or concerns th;
can oper?te the cars for the co]
venience! of the public for
little les? fare.
One o? the outside cannot a
ways $eje into another's bus
ness but j nine persons o?t of te
can see pr at least say that th
cars as I operated in Columbi
recently; have not brought t
the Company the most revenui
One of ?the main lines was al
soiutelyjtorn up after being p<
titioned! by the majority of it
patrons) without giving th
slightesjt recognition. We n
fer to tihe Waverley line exter
sion at the intersection of Heid
and Gervais Streets.
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Every conductor that worked
this line declared that it was the
best paying line of the system,
and yet, without any considera
tion because the patrons were
Negroes, the tracts were moved.
Naturally they expected the
j Negroes to walk three more
j blocks to catch the same car
I without a break or complaint
j but it is a fact that the majority
oi these people walked the re
mainder of the blocks while oft
time? the empty "cars would
pass them by. Now that the;
I cars are at a complete stand
still, these people are rejoicing;
and hoping that unless better
consideration be given themi
that they will rust out rather
than wear out.
She Finished Her Course.
The passing away of the
editor's wife Thursday night,
February 23rd, has made mor?
evident than ever before thb
fact that a truer woman nevejr
lived, and that a better woman
must yet be born. As her
husband, the thirteen years of
our happy union, we knew her
greatness. But so unassuming
was she and so little ambition
did she possess to forge her
way to the front ranks for
popularity / in high positions
and the social world, that we
did not once think that, that
host of friends who so willing
ly and anxiously attended bei
during 1er illness and thronged
the Ichirch beyond seating ca
pacity to pay her their lasl
tribute of respect, bringing a
veritable mound of the mosi
beautiful , lovely and costly
floral tributes, saw in her as
we did, such beautiful traits
and noble character. She
simply lived the Ufe and went
about doing good. And in this
way sh 3 touched the lives of
hundreds and unconsciously
impressed them as she did us
of her greatness and worth.
Those j who knew her loved
her,-tiley ' couldn't do other
wise. Those who did not love
her die n't know the charac
White we feel that our loss is
ineparable, we still have an un
faltering trust in Him who
came t> heal the broken heart
ed and to .proclaim liberty to
the weary captives. Her pass
ings away was not by mistake;
for Go i is too wise to make
mistakes. She had simply
finished her course; for thf,
way st e went about her affairs
in her last days now come to us
as an evidence that she was
finishing up her work before
He took unto Himself one of
His most precious jewels.
WHY THE INDICATOR WAS
NOT ISSUED LAST
; While thousands of our
reader;? have learned of the
death of our beloved wife and
attributed their failure to re
ceive iheir paper to her death,
ide Economy Sd
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First Class Sh
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High Grad? Ski
IOU WASHINGTON ST.
Oar Lia? of Toilet Jr?zte:
Como ta Us for that 'aber
Whan Thirsty Visit Our Sc
What You Want ?iy T r
Hate all th
MaTia Talcum I
Pal aa al iv? Soap 10c i
SECOND CALVAJtY B
a?M atroot, Between tylor
lattes yea and your friand* ta
ORDER OF i
laadajr 10 a. m. Sunday Soho
Sunday ll a. m., Morninf So?
limday ? p. a*., B. Y. P. TJ.
Sunday 7 :S0 p. m., Eyonj&f i
H. M. Mi
All persona having claims against
tho aatatc of Rebecca McCormick,
deceased, are hereby notified to file
tha sam? duly verified with the under
signed, and those indebted to said es
Ut? will ploaae make payment- like
James W. Robinson,
23 William Avenue,
Columbia, S. C.
?mary Sta, 1S22. N. J. Frederick,
AU parsons haring claims against
estate ol Bertha Cromer Harris,
dieaased, ara hereby notified to file
same ?ttly verified with the under
?Ignea1, and those indebted to said es
tate wiU please make payment like
9*2 Gatea St., Columbia, S. C.
february 7th, 1922. N. J. Frederick,
Everybody is going to be at
Benadict March 16th Aro y0$
L. A. HAWKINS
RM! Katata Agency
-HOM ta ON SLA S Y TERMS*
Hf? WssN?n0Sf Stott
co* UM ai K s <*
i there are still other thousands
; to whom the intelligence did
t not reach until this issue bears
t : it.
; True as it was that our fel
r low craftsmen stood ready to
\ do everything necessary to as
( gist our oiBce force send out
! the paper, while the editor re
: mained close to the bedside of
his departing wife, he could
not bear the idea of his office
being open after her death
the death of that one who for
thirteen years meant so much
i And while The Indicator
! could have carried the sad news
of her death to hundreds of her
?friends throughout the State,
! who were so anxious about her
i and many of whom would have
joined an already overcrowded
spacious church with lovers
admirers and sympathizers
our own love and highest re
spect for her as husband for;
her true devotion and safe'
counsel which has made me
what I am today in church and
the business world forbade my '
doing it.-Editor. ;
' h. A. Hawkins, Real Estate
Agency begs to announce that
they have had placed in their
hands some extra good sur
burban bargains in Kendall
town. See them for quick
1107 1-2 Washington St.
Everybody is going to be at
Benedict March 16th. Are you ?
loe Mepdir Shop j
39S Formal? .
gt, Coiucibia, S. C.
i ii Ful! and Complete,
a. Any Sile You Want.
?da Feuntain. w~
na in Our Line is What We
a cak *r 3 for 25c.
m4 Hampton ftraata. i
weraki* witt than at all 4
?are, A. 3., D. D., Paster.
Life Insuarnce Pay
Ask your banker,
your partor and
They ail insura Heavily. Can
they be mistaken?
By ne means ailow THIS poll
er to lips? Pay your prem
hims it you have to let some
thiner ?I*1? go unpaid for.
Life is so unrvrfain you can
not t*!l *h*n YOUR summon
Keep Your Premiums
Paid In Full
Watch, Pray, Pay!
THE NORTH CAROLINA
MUTUAL LIFE INSUR
W. H. HARVEY. Dist. Supt.
T H. Pl NC KN EY
Undertaker & ?mbalmcr
Bodies Prepared For Shipment To Any Part Of Tht-WORLD
Viy Friand* Will Fi? ? Mc At The Saw O d Stard
1006 Washington Mreet Columbia, ~5. C.
A Fui! Line of Fal! and Winter Goods Have Arrive*.
Assorted Woolens In Prlcss Ranging From tSS.M Up.
Fins Alterations a Specialty.
OWEN & PAUL
1117 WashiastoB St
CoUaabU Jk ft
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^**V Slelief A SB?n?i>*Umt
The South Carolina Mutual" Int. Ce.
~Jba Greateat of lU Kind ia Tko Stol?
OVER 160 AGENTS EMPLOYED
It Gives as Good Protection aa Ant For LOM lf?M]T
An Investigation Solicited.
$75,000 Strong For Your
J H. GOODE, Gen. Mgr.
15011-2 Taylor St. Columbia. S O.
"V C. JUHfoOh
t?. *. ?5SADLK?
J. W. ??Bits
Funeral Directors & Licensed ?raSal?er?
!!5 Washington St., Phone 3512
You Ar? Invitad to Visit and Inapoct ta? Full Lia? at
24 Washington St Phons 2301 Columbia, & fe.
rilare Boys, Professional Men. Railroad, Steamship ans* Holst U
co all Men who aspire to feel fit and fashionable. Tfcoro ls sup
abont oar Shirts, Collars and Hosiery.
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LOVE B. WOODS
DRUGS! DRUGS!! DRUGS!!!
SODAS, CIGARS, CANDIES, STATIONERY, TOILET ARTICLES ANO
DRUGGIST OF TEN YEARS' EXPERIENCE
M. F. JENKINS, PH, C., Prop.
S WASHINGTON ST. PHONI M
.ce fleers: fhoncs:
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feiaaay by Appointas*!
DR. M. A. STANS
tara sa* Wsmso and Cnildrtw a
pociaity. Gradnato Nvsss in
I Taylor St Coi?sis* i. C
BUTLER W. NANCE,
orney At Law And Notary
Hil practice in all conrts, State
hone: Office 792, Residence 3727
7 1*2 Washington St, Columbia,
DR. H. H. COOFIB
.old Crown and SrttffS Wes* .
SoooftftJ Attention GIVOM IHsiweS ll
Phon? nt* 1126 Wm**mjm A
HATS! HATS I! HATS!!!
When you get ready for thal
new Fall Hat or want to har?
one made over for yourself ar
daughter, call at The Waverley
Millinery Shop, 1200 Haidt
Street, at Gervais.
They will save you monty
Rag Time and Jazz
Music Is All Right
B you should also buy some of the Classics-ft.^
and Old Time Lullaby! ,assics~Sac'?i
^VE YOU VISITED OUR STORE RECENTLY?
you 'Iell,in? *hree Player rolls for the nricp of "
TheTphn ehurch &o
Phone 7025 ,cno " 11 Wv*
_\ 16?8 Main Street rn}"~u- 7T=
Columbia, S. Cg ?
.Fine for L^ai,
Musterole drives p?
brines in its place delic?a7 and
comfort Just mb it in ?oothing
It ls a clean, whits oin
with oil of mustard. GD made
today at your drug store, iter?le
in jars and tubes; hospital I 65c
BETTER THAN A MUSTART^ OO.
-minga, Platos, Crow*? **4 trtefrM
fr?os H,*rs. fsltsiwiat
t:te a. re M'W?.n OfUo 1S?
1:00 P m to * W f> m tis, fttfl
DR. D. IC. JENKINS
*?*day by A?e?l*%*OsH.
*TttfU!tloii by Cern?s ?thr? ABsetttsa*
^ri ? Weebar*'*' ?t ^?hw,^ f r
Are you loyal to Benedi?*?
Then be there March 16tk