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VOL XI NO 14 WASIUNGTON W ASlIINGTO D > C JULY JUJJ Y 1J1902 19 1902 PRICE FIVE CENTS
LIFE HIS IS TFXTBCOK TFXTBCOKPRESIDENT TfXTBOOKPRESIDENT TEXT = BOOK BOOKPRESIDENT
PRESIDENT DUDLEY TEACH TEACHES TEACHES TEACHES
ES SOUND PHILOSOPHY PHILOSOPHYCrmmarv PHILOSOPHYThat
That Education Is Best Whch Takes TakesCrmmon TakesCrmrnon
Crmmarv Sense e as > s Its BestsA Bosls A CA CAreer Career Carear
reer That Combines Literary Lcre Lorewith Lcrewith Lcrewith
with Business Acumen AcumenAccurate Accurate In InMeasuring InMeasurtng InMeasuring
Measuring Resources ResourcesTin ResourcesT1
Tin T1 Imators who are laying firm and andj
j p the I lt foundation of racial glory in inv ind
d gip v Southland S nl nhland hJmd arc those who see clearly clearlymlitions clearlyllIlitions clearlyn
mlitions n lrtions about them who think thinkukly thinkikl thinkrrkly
ukly ikl IIf if f remedies for existing ills and andit andpr
it 1 promptly pr raptly along an intelligentlyplan intelligentlyplani
t i Mrsf nt re They do not fritter away awayilnalilc awaytal
ilnalilc Inal tal k energy by attempting the im imMl imThey imn
n > Ml l > lf t The They measure their strength strengthf
f their weaknesses they consult their theirirment theirfli theirrrlnlent
irment fli lIIlnt and its opportunities and andi andIccord
i i Iccord with the principles laid laidAI laidin laidE
AI E in physics physicsthat that the greatest greatestf
I f power wer can be adduced from a aI ahnrm
I 11 I < Kliamo 1 nunn i by reducing frictional frictionaliniriiinum frictionalminimum frictionalminimum
minimum consistent with yith the thei thein theiew
i in iew > tv Human nature is a pe pei peV
V i i lp > < ition only onlywhen when under an anin ann
> in n unskillful chemist The Theis Theis Theis
is abletO profit by experi experito
to a nicety the kinetic force forcei
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t vvrs a r 1 The Th resultant of this thisii thishr this1r
< ii hr 1r < r the problem be educa educar educlgiIUS educainis
r ngious inis or commercial will set sett setthe setithe
t ithe the projector or the project projectiiinuinity projectThe projectrlnnnnity
< iiinuinity The law of nature naturelor natureInr naturelur
lor or creed and like causes causesy causeshy
hy I y like conditions will pro proil prorcsults prorl
> il results resultsrryday
T < rryday principles lay at the thelucation theI theducation
I ducation of the Negro in the theV themd thenul
V ltu md the successful treatment treatmentT
T r of progress pro ress denends upon uponr
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men and women ac acird acin acl
> ird l in the work A distin distink distinprtlntatie
k I prrsentative re entative of that happily happilyCo
Co liss ac of instructors who are aresubject areuhiect areuhject
< subject uhiect of education and andnclvancement
1 advancement of the Negro NegroI
iV I 1 science is Prof James JamesThe Jamesy
tv < y > The 1hescene scene of his splen spleni splenthe
i j the Greensboro
Agriculchaitical Agricul Agriculuhanictl
Mechanical uhanictl College at Greens Greensa
a school which stands as asthe asr
1 I r the highest hi hest and best in inresults inI
55 I results as does its liquored liquoredr
r r the shah character and andClements andelements
Clements that go to make makeI
f I i 1 Ud Christian gentleman gentlemannot
< not only from textbooks textbooksMC
MC hl paths of a prepared cur curplaces curIt currt
It places before his pupils pupilsA
A 1 H < of life and assays from
1hnr Ahausuhie hIII ible 11 treasure trove the thetlh
ii Piiu e tlh I that
point
men to the sac sacIh
1 i the Ih trust committed to them themjj themno
jj ns no c + f no mean city cit the duty
man the uselessness of strife strifef
fVf f J1N Pt ultimately lead to peace peaceae peaceut
iue
ae of industry and
how to get on
PROF JAMES B DUDLEY DUDLEYPresident DUDLEYPresident DUDLEYPresident
President A and M College Greensboro N C A Practical Ed Educ Educator cator tor Who WhoIs WhoJsDeveloplnf WhoIs
Is Developing a aNeW New Negro N esiro for fora a a New South
in the world the beauty of universal universalbrotherhood universalbrotherhood
brotherhood and finally that education educationis
is of no avail if it does not bring com common com1110n common ¬
mon sense and keen perception to bear bearupon bearupon bearupon
upon the trials that must ue met and con conquered conqucrced conqucred ¬
quered The story of f Professor Dudleys Dud Dudleys Dudleys ¬
leys life furnishes a cheering example examplefor examplefor examplefor
for the youth outh of today His success is isa isa isa
a textbook in itself and ought to sug suggest suggest suggest ¬
gest strongly to his pupils that if he hecould hecould hecould
could rise to eminence over a rocky rockyroad rockyroad rockyroad
road how much more secure is their fu future future future ¬
ture with environments far more favorable favor favorable favorable ¬
able ableJames ableJames ableJames
James Benson Dudley was born a aslave aslave aslave
slave in Wilmington N C c November
3 189 He was the son of John Bish Bishon Bishop
on and Annie Hatch Dudley His Hisfather Hisfather Hisfather
father a skilled mechanic mechaI ic was emanci emancipated emancipated emancipated ¬
pated and given permission to go to the thefree thefree thefree
free states but declined the offer pre preferring preferring preferring ¬
ferring to remain with his slave wife wifeand wif wifand wifeand
and son The son was first sent to toprivate toprivate toprivate
private tutors tutors and then to the public publicschools publicsChools publicschools
schools of his native n tive city and later to tothe tothe
I the Institute In titute for Colored Youth at Phil Philadelphia Philadelphia lji1 lji1I ¬
I adelphia adeIph a Pa and Shaw University UniversityRaleigh JriiyersityRaleigh 1J verslty versltyRaleigh
Raleigh Nt N C
I
His vacations during his school life lifewere lifewere
were spent in learning lea ning carpenters trade tradeHis tradeHis tradeHis
His first labors as an educator educat r were werein werein werein
in the counties of Onslow Duplin and andSampson andSampson andSampson
Sampson where because of his superior superioradvantages superioradvantages superioradvantages
advantages and acknowledged ability he heheld heheld heheld
held a kind of monopoly passing at the theclose thedose theclose
close of one school to another and then thenanother thenmother thenmother
mother He taught in the public publicschools publicschools publicschools
schools of his own Ovn County and was prin principal principal principal ¬
cipal of Peabody graded school of Wilmington Wil Wilmington ViI ViImington ¬
mington N C from 1883 to 1896 He Hebecame Hebecam Hebecame
became president of the Agricultural and andMechanical andMechanical andMechanical
Mechanical College for the colored Taceat race raceat r ce ceat
at Greensboro NC N C in 1896 and has hassince hassince hassince
since held this post giving utmost sat satisfaction satisfaction satisfaction ¬
isfaction to all concernedThe concerned concernedThe concemecLThe
The degree of A M was conferred conferredupon conferredupon conferredupon
upon Prof Dudley Dudleyin in 1898 by Livingston LivingstonCollege LivingstonCollege LivingstonCollege
College He was state organizer for forthe forthe forthe
the Chatauqua and editor of the Wilmingtorr Wil Wilmington Vil Vilmingtoll ¬
mington Chron Chronicle cle and because of his hisbrilliant hisbrilliant hisbrilliant
brilliant editorials and other produc productions productions productions ¬
tions of C unquestioned merit became becameeasily becameeasily becameeasily
easily one of the literary Ut rary leaders of the theContinued theContinued theContinued
Continued on fourth page pageI
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THE TRUE REFORMERS REFORMERSLEAD i iLEAD 1
iI I I ILEAD
1 1GRO
LEAD THE THE VAN V A1J IN THE NE NEGRO NEGRU
GRO BUSINESS WORLD WORLDMarvelous WORLDMuvelous
3 3Marvelous
Marvelous Rise of a Useful OrderGrand Order OrderA OrderGrad
Grad Mscter Mnt r W L Taylor a Worthy WorthyHeir WorthyHeir
Heir to Mantle tif Founder Browne BroVneA
A Magnificent Object Lesson In In Industry Industrv Industry ¬
dustry Thrift t and Economy EcorvomyOnce EconomyOnce
Once a noted financier in Wall street streettold streettold streettold I
told a British banker that if every ev ry Negro Negrobusiness Negrobusiness Negrobusiness
business concern in this country were werebundled weIebundled werebundled t
bundled together and dropped into the theocean thcoce r rocean
ocean oce n there would scarcely be a ripple rippleupoh ripplcJtpon
upon upoh the thesudace surface surfaceof jof f the th commercial seato sea seato ea eato t
to mark the event This was twenty twentyodd twentvodd twentyodd
odd years ago He could not from his hisnarrow hisnarrow hisnarrow
narrow point of view foresee the leaven leavenimr leavenin1 I Iinn
inn in1 effect that the schools colleges coIle es and andchurches andchurches I Ichurches
churches would have unon the race just justout justout justout
out of bondage bonda e He could not measure measgrethe measurethe measltrethe
the imitative tendency of the discerning disccrnin disccrninNesrro
Negro nor did he heimasine imagine how far we wewould wewould wewould
would realize the necessity for coovincr coovincrthe coovin coovinthe I
the intelligence enterprise and thrift of ofour ofour ofour
our Caucausian contemnoraries and how howwell hQvwt hpwwell
well wt > 1I wo w could resist the temptations to tonHonf toanont toadont
nHonf their vices He had never heard heardof heardof heardof
of William W V Browne a colored man manwhose mmwhose manwhose
whose rare orronizinfr orpanizin tennis pcnius found foiindconcrete foundconcrete
concrete xprescion t > in jSAr in the for forrnntion fortt11tion l lmation
rnntion of a society ncit > tv that should not only onlvtake ollvUtak t ttakr
Utak take care of the sick and bury the thedead thedead1s thedeadas
dead dead1s ns others had been doing for forvenrs ft1rveJrshut foryearsbut
venrs veJrshut but wbirh would enhnnrc tHe thcraces tHer1ces theraees
races opportunities along alon material lines linesThis lincsq lincsqrhis linesThis
This was the theGRAND theGRAND
I IGRAND
GRAND UNITED NITED ORDER 01 or TRU TRUE RE REFORMERS REI 7 7FOR1f
FORMERS FORMERSAnd FOR1f I ERS ERSAnd a aAnd
And its birthplace was Richmond Var Varwhere Va i iwhere r rWhere
where its National eadquarters are arestill arestill arestill
still located and from which central centraltrunk centraltrunk centraltrunk
trunk the thebranches branches and blossoms spread snreadout sore3df sore3dfout spreadout
out to every section of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States StatesAt StatesAt StatesAt
At the death of Rev W V W V Browne Brownein
in 1897 the order had firmly entrenched entrencheditself entrencheditself entrencheditself
itself in the confidence of the people peopleand peopleand peopleand
and its membership was more than 40 40ooo 40oooan 40000an
ooo oooan an organized army of men and andwomen andwomen andwomen
women resolute and enthusiastic in inbuilding inbuilding inbuilding
building up the race by the sensible and andpractical andpractical nd ndpractical
practical plan of saving money investing investingit e eit
it judiciously buying buyin real estate andconducting and andconducting j jconducting
conducting enterprises that will bring bringrich bringrich bringrich
rich financial returns to both the race raceand raceand raceand
and to the individual individualWhen individualVhen individualWhen =
When Providence ordains the removal removalof removalof removalof
of a valuable man from the scene of his hisactivity hisactivity 4 4activity
activity He never fails to produce an aneaually aneQually aneoually
eQually strong force to take up the work workwhere workwhere workwliere
where the predecessor left off It fre frequently frequently ¬ t tquently
quently happens that a mn m man > n of certain certainmasterful certainmasterful certainmasterful
masterful characteristics is best fitted fittedfor fi fittedfor ted tedfor
for the task of laying broad and deep deepfoundations deepfoundations deepfoundations
foundations which when thoroughly thoroughlysettled thoroughlysettled thoroughlysettled
settled complete his earthly mission missionAnother missionAnother missionAnother
Another follows him who has within withinhim withinhim withinhim
him a peculiar magnetic force and andphysical andphysical andphysical
physical energy energy that combines in in one onebody onebody onebody >
body the rigid pioneer pioneer organizer organizer and the theContinued theGootin r rContinued
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