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VOL OL XI I KG 13 WASHUNTGKTCXN W D C CR JUDY JUJ Y 12 1902 PRICE in FIVE E CENTS
A ANEW NEW NEGRO PRIEST PRIESTFATHER PRIESTFATHER PRIESTFATHER
FATHER DORSEY DORSEYCONDUCTS DORSEYCONDUCTSHIS CONDUCTS CONDUCTSHIS CONDUCTSHIS
HIS FIRST MASS MASSImpressive MASSIm MASSImpressive
Impressive Im r lve SeivJces In St Francis FrancisXavlers FrancIsXaviers FranclsXaviers
Xaviers Church BaltimoreTheChant BaltimoreThe BeLltlmoreTheChant BaltimoreTheChant
Chant a Blvine Inspiration IncplratlonFather IncplratlonFatherSlattery Father FatherSlattery FatherSlattery
Slattery Preaches a a Liberal SermonHelpful Sermon SermonHelpful SermonHelpful
Helpful to She Negrojohn Negro NegroJ1111 V VJohn +
John Henry Dorsey 6f f St Josephs JosephsSeminary JosephsSeminary JosephsSeminary
Seminary Baltimore was prdained to tothe tothe tothe
the priesthood in the Roman Catholic Catholicviurch Catholicuurch Catholicurch
viurch uurch urch by Cardinal Gibbons June 21 21at 21at 2rat
at the Cathedral in Baltimore On Sun Sunday Sunclay Sunday ¬
day day the 22d 22 < 1 he celebrated his first High HighMass HighMass HighMass
Mass in St Francis Xavier s Church ChurchAt ChurchAt
At t this service he was assisted by Fa Father Father Father ¬
ther Charles R Uncles of Clayton Del Delwho Delwho Delwho
who was ordained December 13 1901 1901and 1901anti 1901and
and has the distinction of beimr the first firstas firstas firstas
as Father Dorse Dorsey is the second colored coloredman coloredman coloredman
man elevated to the priesthood in this thiscountry thiscountry thiscnuntry
country St Francis Vaviers is a color colorid colored colorud
id church Nevertheless there were weremany weremany weremany
many white persons scattered among the thesixteen thelxlNn theXtcen
sixteen Xtcen hundred who crowded its aisles aislesand aislesanrl aislesand
and doorways doorways With Vith unalloyed interest interesttil
til + I1 watched the faultless celebration celebrationFather celebrationFat celebrationlather
Father Fat her Dorsey f nrey with his 28 years ears looked loo lookedvniithful ed edHuthful j jvouthfiil
vouthfiil enough at the side of those thosematurer thosematnrtf thosematnrer
maturer priests pricstswho who assisted him Faf Faftlier Fa Fatllfr Pathrr
tlier St t Lawrence pastor of the church churchwli churchnh
wli 11 + acted as deacon and Father Slat Slattn SlatItn Slatn
Itn < < tn n superior of St Josephs Seminary
Nit lie hI wore a gyre his golden vestments with Avithease withea witheae
ease ea and IHI dignity with clear enunciation enunciationprecision enunciationprtfiinn enunciationpre
precision pre m ion and rhythm he chanted his hisprayers hisprayers I Iprayers
prayers and confessions No indecision indecisionmarred indecisionmarred indecisionmarre1
marred the ease of his movements about aboutthe aboutthe aboutthe
the sanctuary and above all his face facehewed faceh
hewed h wed d none of the anxiousness of the thevitiate thehut thevitiate
vitiate but wore the solemn calm extresinn ex expression cxfTtion ¬
pression of one engrossed in the sacred sacrednoss sacrcdI1p
I1p noss of the holy eucharist As I sat satthere satthere satthere
there listening to the impressive service serviceI service serviceI
I was na t reminded of the words of the late latetiRresMiian laten
< imgrc tiRresMiian n fman man S S Cox He had been beenMsitinjr beenJ beenittng
Msitinjr J ittng it in St Peters Peter s Rome and telling ofhi of ofK ofpericnccc
hi K > > vp flfrience ricncCt said Soon there arises arisesT arises arisesu
T u l tin th < hts + chamber of theatrical glitter a aunquestioned ar aunquestioned
r I l unquestioned African Afr an and he ut utihc utth ntthe
the th sermon in facile f cile latinity with withRfefnl withdill wthcinl
Rfefnl dill manner His dark hands ges gesl geslie gesir
l lie > re harmoniously with the rounded pe peIs
11 Is 1 and an 1 his swart visage beams withheh with withj
j 1 hl tiid h order + rdcr of of intelligence intellh ence The head headt
t tii h great Catholic Church surrounded surroundedv
h v T ho hI ripest scholars of the age listens listenseloquence listensI
I fl hI > eloquence el0 < 1Jence of the despised Negro Negrothere NegroIn
In < n 1 there illustrating to the world the theiimin theIImn
iimin 1 + + n brotherhood brotherhood which binds the then thel1nllI theII
l1nllI + + n race rnceH raceII
II w would Mr Cox have marvelled marvelledt
it t t ti th t > service who knew full well how howthh howm
11111 m thh + < h 1 nearer for the black man was St Stat
P at Rome by way of Europe than thani thanllmblest thaniuniblest
i umblest Catholic chapel by way of ofAmerica ofl1lrt ofmerica
America merica l1lrt a Father Slatter Slattery > that staunch staunchtri
t tr tri + rd of the Neorro N euro delivered de ivcred the ser sern sernn
n nn ii 1 It was full of eloquence but of ofa oftb1 ofthat
that a sort s Iln + + rt in in which rhetorical figures yield
1 to c important truths plainly told In his hishe hisrnisms hiscriicsnis
rnisms he spared no one from the theold thej I
J yt5 old mammas mamm i of the Church nrch who
MEN I FIJI OK THE H HOUR UR
REV REYIGARLANDPNN REYIGARLANDPNNOrJgJnetor I GARLAND GARLANDPEIVN GARLANDPEIVNOriginator PENN PENNOrlginoLtor
Originator and Corresponding Secretary Secreta V of 15je Young Peoples PeoplesChristian PeoplcsChrJstlan PeoplesChristian
Christian and Educational Congress Atlanta Ga
to flatter their white pastors past rs declared declaredthey declaredthey declaredthey
they prefer white nriests to the uncath uncatholic uncatholic uncatholic
olic sentiment among prejudiced prejudicedwhites prejudicedwhites prejudicedwhites
whites which looks askance asJ < lnce at Negro Negropriests1 Negropriestsl Negropriests
priests1 priests He urged the Negro to upright uprightliving uprightlhing uprightliving
living and admonished Father Dorsey t tholy tq tqholy
holy conduct worthy his priestly calling callingpointing callingnointing callingpointing
pointing for emulation to the sisterhood sisterhoodof
of black women of Baltimore which who whoich ich had hadbeen hadbeen
been established in 1829 but concerning concerningwhich concerningwhich concerningwhich I
which no breath of scandal had been beenraised beenraised beenraised
raised even up to that very moment But Butmore Butinore Buttmore
more emphatically did Father Slattery Slatterypoint Slatterypoint
point to the black saints of the Church ChurchMartin
I Martin of Porres and St Benedict the theMoor the11Ioor theMoor
Moor The second service of the day daywas daywas daywas
was the reception at 4 oclock in the thebasement thebasement thebasement
basement of the church The room was wascrowded wascrowded wascrowded
crowded there being over a hundred hundredrepresentatives hundredreoresentatives hundredrepresentatives
representatives from fromSt St Augustine and andSt andSt andSt
St Cyprian Short addresses were made madeby madeby madeby
by invited speakers the Washingtonians Washingtoniansparticipating vVashingtoniansparticipating Washingtoniansparticipating
participating being the writer and Dr DrS DrVV Drv
VV v S Lofton The latter in a well read readpaper rcadpaper readpaper
paper urged a colored priesthood for a acolored acolored acolored
colored parish refuting the idea that our ourpeople ourneople ourneople
neople are averse tp priests of their own ownrace ownrace ownrace
race In conclusion he said Rev Fa Father Father ¬
ther Dorsey now a word to you my mybrother mybrother mybrother
brother Bound as we are by blood and andracial andracial andracial
racial affinity bound by the Holy HolyCnurch HolyCnurch HolyChurch
Cnurch in in the name of the colored peo people peopl peapie ¬
pie pl of this country I welcome you to toyour toyour toyour
your chosen chQa cha tl n field fi ld of labor I bOfr Your people peop1et
t
welcome you with open arms they look lookforward lookforwLlrd lookforward
forward with pleasure and pride to the theday theday theday
day you will be b given a charge I have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been designated to present you ou in the thename thename thename
name of the people of Washington D DC DC DC
C Charleston S C and New Orleans OrleansLa OrleansLa OrleansLa
La this purse of love regretting that thatthe tl1 tlfatthe t tthe
the shortness and conditions of the time timenrevent timeorevenl timenrevent
nrevent it from being b tng of the magnitude magnitudewhich magnitudewhich magnitudewhich
which they desired Accept it as their theirgood theirgood theixgood
good will and with it the prayers of all allthe allthe allthe
the colored Catholics of the country countryAt countryAt countryAt
At the morning service Mrs Small Smallwood SmaUwood Smallwood
wood sang Gounods Ave Maria At Atthe Atthe Atthe
the reception Mrs Irving Mr Jackson Jacksonand Jacksonand Jacksonand
and Mr Bernadine Smith of St Augustine Augus Augustine Angustine ¬
tine gave solos This notice would be beunpardonabjy beunpardonablY beunpardonably
unpardonablY deficient did I fail to tomention tomention tomention
mention the generous hospitality of the theBaltimoreans th thBaltimoreans theBaltimoreans
Baltimoreans who not only provided the thevisitors thevisitors thevisitors
visitors with luncheon in the basement basementof
of the church but received us in theirhomes their theirhomes theirhomes
homes with unfeigned welcome welcomeWALT welcomeV welcomerALT
WALT V rALT ALT B HAYSON HAYSONThe RAYSONThe HAYSONThe
The hint that Mr Brvan will oppose opposeTom opposeTom opposeTom
Tom Taggert for chairman of the theDemocratic theDemocratic theDemocratic
Democratic National Committee may not notamount notamount notamount
amount to anything Supnose Mr Bryan Bryanfails Bryanfails Bryanfails
fails to control the convention conventi conventionthe nthe the fac faction faction faction ¬
tion which does control is very apt to todisregard todisregard todisregard
disregard the wishes of the Nebraskan Nebraskanand N Nebraskanand braskan braskanand
and select Mr Taggert who is the very verybest verybet verybest
best man for the t e place
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OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOOLSAPPOINTMENTS SCHOOLSAPPOINTMENTS
1 1AIPOINTMENTS
APPOINTMENTS PROMO PROMOTIONS PRO P R O MO MOTIONS M O OTIONS
TIONS AND CHANGES CHANGESThe
The Veioatton Ve oataon Schools a Success SuccessGenerous SuocessGenerous I IGenerous
x xWarings
Generous Aid from Citizens CItizensProf CItizensProfWarIngs Prof ProfWirings
WarIngs Reslgnatlon Not In and vndShe andM andShe
She M SupervIsorship Cannot be Filled FilledUntil FnledUntJI FilledUntil
Until September SeptemberAt V v vAt
Y
At the last meetin of the Board of ofEducation otEducation t
Education the following assignments assignmentswere
were madeP made madeF madeF
F L Cardozo jr j r as assistant director directorin
in in charge of colored night schools Wil Vit ¬ r l lLiam
liam Joiner as principal of Cook Manu Manual Manual Manual ¬
al Training School A U Craig Millie I
G Lewis Julius Shaw and Emily V VLcwis VLewis
Lewis teachers teachersRandall teachersRandall I IRanda1t
Randall Night School SchoolIsabe1te Isabelle Rus Russell Russell Russell ¬
sell principal principalStevens principalStevens I IStevens
Stevens Night SchoolDaniel School Daniel B R
Thompson principal r rAppointed rti l lAppointed
Appointed teachers in night schools schoolsSusan s schoolsSusan ch oois
Susan Fisher Olive Contee Josephine JosephineBall JosephineBall JosephineBall
Ball Nannie E Anderson Annie S SHolmes SHolmes SHolmes rt rtSusan
Holmes Mary A Stewart Hattie HattieHa Ha Hamer Hamer t tmer
mer Lizize E Scott John C Bruce BruceEmma BruceEmma 1 1Emma
Emma Kinner Julia McAdoo Laura LauraParker L1uraParker i iParker
Parker Mary Brown and Lena Hewlett HewlettM 1
M Street High SchoolPromoted SchoolPromotedl School Promoted J
L l Love from 950 to 1000 C M MThomas 1 1Thomas MThomas
Thomas from 800 to 850 A C Newman New Newman Newman ¬ =
man from from7oo 70O to 750 750As 750As 750As
As the resignation of Prof J H HVaring NWaring N NWaring
Waring had not been received the th board boardwas boardwas boaicUwas
was unable to take action upon the mat mattor matier I Iter
tor of his successor as supervising prin principal principal principal ¬
cipal It is definitely understood how however howver however ¬
ever ver that Prof Waring Taring will accept thenrincipaiship the thenrincipaiship theorincipaiship
nrincipaiship of the High and Training TrainingSchool TrainingChool TrainingSchool
School Chool at Baltimore to which he has hasbeen hasb hasbeen
been b cn elected The case will go o over until untilSeptember untilSeptember untilSeptember
September There will doubtless be benumerous beJumerous bermnierous
numerous candidates by that time timeThe timeThe timeThe
The Lincoln 1Vacation Vacation School had h d an anenrollment anenrollment anenrollment
enrollment of 466 at the end of its first firstweek firstweek fi fiweek
week and more have come in since car carrying carrying ¬ 1 1rying
rying the total above 500 Congress Congre s not nothaving nothavin nothaving
having havin made an appropriation for the thescnools thescnools thescnools
scnools they are dependent upon the theeenerous theenerous thetenerous
eenerous contributions to t carry carryon OR the thework thework t twork
work Already contributions have been beenreceived beenreceived I
received from from a number of local localfirms localfirms
I
firms An interesting feature is is the thecooking thecooking f fcooking
cooking in which children childr n from the thefifth thefifth j jfifth
fifth and through the eighth grade are aretaught aretaught l ltaught
taught The school is under the princi principalship principalship principalship
palship of Mss l ss I I Russell assistedby assistedbythe assisted by bythe
the following Miss M L Jordan Miss MissA MissA MissA
A V Saunders Miss 1fiss1f M A D Madre MadreMiss lI MadreMiss dre t tMiss
Miss M 1L E Wilson Miss Iiss E V Camp Campbell Campbell ¬ I
bell Mrs M E Griffin Miss A A AShaw AShaw AShaw s
Shaw Miss F PavvQ Pnvf Miss L B Davis DavisProf DavisProf DavisProf
Prof J T Lay Laon on Mr A C Newman NewmanMiss NewmanMiss NewmanMiss
Miss E Freeman Miss A L Cornell CornellMr CornellMr CornellMr
Miss C Harris A Apicnic Apicnic I
Mr S D Milton 1 Ci CiPicnic
picnic was given give n by the teachers t ach ers Tues Tuesday Tuesday ¬
day of last week for the purpose of ofraising ofraising ofraising
raising funds At the school sewing sewingcooking sewing sewJ1gcooking sewingcooking I
cooking millinery experimental experim ntal physics physicsbasketry phY physicsbasketry Jcs Jcsbasketry
basketry paper work practical drawing drawingContinued drawmg1tg drawingcoptlried
Continued 1tg d o Oft J1IRth tath pate JI e I
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