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AT NARRAGANSETT PIER PIERIueraf PIERjiterarY
Society Organized OrganJzedClubs
Iueraf Clubs 10 1 ProfusionPeople prof usionPeoplewho usionPeoplewhoMake who whoMake
he Seaside Sea Seaside
Make Things T hints Merry at atShe
side
q t Pier R I Special Spedald
d i the Pier is ideal and tire tiredlcnt thecellent
dlcnt During the pastu past
1111 u has maintained an aver averi averure
i 11ft of 64 degrees These Thesethemselves IheseII
II themselves easily account accountc accountnumber
c number of f new arrivals arrivalsL arrivalsslicers
L t ieers of the literary have bavetnd
1 end installed Vhile there thereof thererice
rice of material here there therec thereexciting
l exciting time connected connectedJ
c Ii lach officer The newly newlyn
I J I
n are F L L Baxter pres preslr
yicepresident vicepresidentI
lr r Turley
Robert Wells WellsRandall
11 secretary
1 < i
1 Randall scrgeal1tatarms scrgeal1tatarmsj
j I Icad tll critic L Bradley BradleyI
I I lldnnation ruiation From the list of ofe of oft
t 1 il e is i every reason to believe believeill believeill
ill be here this summer an ann
11 which will favorably com cornuy comIIIY
IIIY uy literary of its kindas kindasLIre kindaI
young men from the theY thech
LIre I rU many
Y ch lh throughout the country countryl
Iathewson is ist is isi
of the
± 1 l l nIut
t ill 1 1 meetings and in many manylIlports manyuplwrts
lIlports the literary and by byan byan
an l example to about one oneI oneiicn
I iicn in his employ which is isi isi
of them themI themSoh
i i a large majority
I Soh IIIIJa lay being such a beautiful beautifullursionists beautifulu
u lursionists so crowded the thegic thegive
give to the flace the appear appearI
I 4 largely populated town townIi
Ii I epli Fisher one of NewHa NewHaI New Ha HarnI
married men meni
I rnI t popular young
i 1 he at the Villiams illiams Cottage Cottagei
i I 1 h int At present Iessrs iIessrsFwd Iessrsi
i C II Fwd 1 L Johnson of New Ha HaIatel Hai
i Iatel cted there tberer1
r1 1 I k rbnd bud Club of Vashington is isLd isI
Ld I in the persons of lIessrs lIessrsIrky 1dessrsPurley
Purley Irky Eugene Peebles and andt andNi
Ni t keno lh The last named had the theprt thertunity
prt rtunity unity of the season in res resl
u l drllwning 4lr caning man Very few were werea
1 + i at a the time when a man l liol liollfriend l lIIi
IIi lfriend friend he couldnt swine swi u a ai airtLrf
i drllwr Nicken being close at atu
1 111 u tward Iward the drowning man manl
l 11 1I1ll l to wim with him to toin to toI
in I till meanwhile the unfortunate unfortunateiI
iI n fljncl I it nil swam wam to th the opposite arm armII armiu
iu II 1 un n the t hl exhalled man was tow toyre towIre
Ire re n By hi bravery and his his1Ill1of hisnuwr
1Ill1of If Mr r tiickens ickcns has made madef madetic
tic f hro of the Pier PierI
1 I E i and L E Graves and and1in
1 i l1in of Boston and Miss liss
i Cambridge Mass Iass are arec areirtion
c Jrtion of f their vacation vacationj vacationKenn
j nt Kenn rly of Washington VashingtonII
II hCIC here a last summer returns returnsIl
Il es a m modern dern hand laundry laundryLiir laundryfair
fair to rival the steam laun launI
I F I exciting e citing time was had on ont or1tdnesday
1tdnesday afternoon In InI a aFred
t nes ay
Fred I red Taylor distanced aU aUhe atlie
he running jump A Ran RanI Rannionstrated
I h monstrated his superiority superiorityLlr
Llr entries George States StatesRandall
1 Randall after fifteen min mind mm mmi
d i to call the contest a draw drawI drawbeing
I hein being able to throw tle tleIn tlun
get l f fJ i ia
In n Vhite th lightw light v
rounds YitiI lith lithf
J a go of five
f in which honors wee ever everIt
0 It is the hope of those thoccindined thoseinclined
inclined to pull off a feuevents few fewents
events ents before the season
1 well the hal1man halt man at Marbletier Marble 1Iarhletic
wh whil vhc vhcr
tic to take on anyone
il r ten pounds of his weightirony weight weightl1any
irony at his 1Jack backwin wto n be begood begood
good as he claims to be beI
I L l = e parts especially on rid ridwharves lld lldWh1fVe5
wharves are oftenfmt11d often found founda
a 111 1 a at a glance would le le11erica1 leAmerican
American 11erica1 N Neproes < proes but on ontalk ontalk
talk one readily discov discovers discoversrtuguese < r5 r5nuguese
nuguese At times someether some somet
ether t her langua languages es put them themPPlarance themPpt
PPlarance Ppt trance Such was the ther
r day when a young man man11ton manneton
who whoIak whol
11ton met a German
l Iak tek at1 any En English 1ish and fur furh furaclr
aclr h information as was dey de deI deYII111g
I Chester ChesterI
y YII111g ring man was 1fr
I raduate of the Normal class classI classintention
I 1 6
intention to leave here for forr or orf
r f d to stop at the large cities o oJ on on1i
1i J r r His standing in his class classgas
gas 1 h1 1 as l to nec ssittate an early earlys
s
home coming otherwise his stay in Bos Boston II
ton was to have been more lengthy lengthyThe lengthyThe
The clubs here are limited in memO memObership membership
bership Very often there will be only onlyfive onlylive
five tot to a dub but three or four of theseclubs these
clubs will form another club Having analtogether an analtogether I
altogether different name nameMarble nameMarble
Marble Hall can boast of having the thelargest thelargest
largest club to be found in any ff the thehotels thehotels
hotels The furnishings and decora decorat decorations
t tions ons are w weird ird and odd 5 so much 50 50that scthat
that the organizers named it 10Th The Jungle Jun Jungle
gle This is the only club here whichprohibits which whichprohibits
prohibits married men from becoming becomingmcnbers becomingmefnbers
mcnbers lvfr James Payne is the pre preident pres president
ident Those inclined to more c tI kelminded tI11indeJ
minded things than is geneall found in inthe it itthe
the Jungle t take ke themselves over to the theNew theNew
New York where such dignified person personages personages
ages as Caleb Lawson Joseph Fadle FadleLawrence FadleLawrence
Lawrence Murray and Edward Lawson Lawsonmay Lawsormay
may be found foundFr foundFrank
Fr Frank nk M Ford originally of Wash Washington Vashington
ington spent last winter in New York Yorkbut Yorkbut
but is again spending his summer on the tIwPi thePicr
Pi Picr cr It is his intention to leave here herefor herefor
for N New ew York until the G A R en encampment encampment
campment and then he intends to visit visithis jsit jsithis
his old friends in Washington once onceaglin onceagain
again aglinMr againMr
Mr A Miller who married the thepopuhr thepopul
popuhr popul tir daughter of Mrs Sherwood Sherwoodpro SherwoodproptiIress
proptiIress pro ll i I s of the Sherwood C Cottages CottagesIs tta s sH
H h1 again His wife has been spsid spsiding sp 1id 1iding
ing some time in Baltimore but has now nowjoined notejoined
joined her husband here The salu salubriousness salubriousness
briousness of Hot Springs Va so ap appea appealed
pea pealed ed to 1Vlr Miller vIill r that immediately immediatelyupon immediatelyupon
upon the setting in of cool weather herehe here herehe
he is going to this healthful resort for forthe foithe
the fall season seasonMr seasonMr
Mr David Cooper the wellknown wellknownbassoprofundo wellknownbassoprofundo
bassoprofundo of St Augustines Epis Episcopal Episcopal
copal Church is again with us His HisQopularity Hispopularity
popularity is not only made through his hisability hisability
ability to sing btiby but by his genial manner mannerwhich mannerwhich
which is at all times pleasing pleasingTh pleasingTh
Th death of D W V Bumerv was a sad sadblow sadblow
blow to all of us who had the the privile privilege privilegeof e eof
of knowing such an honest and upright uprightman uprightman
man manMr Mr Forbes of the Ward Cottage is isback isback
back again looking as hale and as hearty heartyas
as ever everBill everBill
Bill L Lee e of Howard University Universityentertained Universityentertained
entertained the AMERICANS represent representative representative
ative most highly Thursday night night1Iisses nightMisses
Misses Ida Campbell and Fr Frances FrancesRobinson nceS nceSRobinson
Robinson are spending the summer at atthe atthe
the the HopkinSCottage HopkinSCottageThe Hopkins Cottage CottageThe
The True Reformers ReformersContinued
Continued from first pae paewinning paowinning
winning personality of th the promoter promoterfhere promoterThere
There can be no rivalry rivalr in history for forsuch forsuch
such men because the labors of the theadvocate theadvocate
advocate who enlarges and perfects the theplans theplans
plans follow in a natural way the ger germinal g < r rminal
minal idea originating with the founder founderEach founderEach
Each is equally essential to the perman permanency permanency
ency of the organizations principles and andprosperity andprosperity
prosperity prosperityREV
REV W I TAYLOR ILECTED W G M MIhe MThe
The Order of True Reformers Ref rmers in its itshour itshour
hour of bereavement was unusually unusuailyfortunate unusuallyfortunate
fortunate in having in its ranks a man manof manof
of demonstrated capacity for work workone workone
one who could speak eloquently and andconvincingly andconvincingly
convincingly who could organize compactly com compactly
pactly and who could execute wisely wiselyand wiselyand
and promptly This was Rev William WilliamL VilliamL
L Taylor known far and wide as one oneof oneof
of the most prOr prominent ne t and capable men menof menof
of the great Southland and a powerfuldivine powerful powerfuIdivine
divine in the Baptist denomination Hebegan He HeDegan
began with the True Rcf Reformers rmers in 1886 1886leaving 1886leaving
leaving his duties as teacher and preach preacher
er at Beaver Dam Va to accept acc pt a deputyship de deputyship
putyship in the Grand Fountain a posi position position
tion in which his influence could be bemore bemore
more generally felt by reason of awidened a awidened
widened sphere for usefulness For ten tenyears tenyears
years he traveled lecturing and orga organizing organizing
nizing lodges coverinir coverin fully fifteenStates fifteen fifteenStates
States serving with credit to himself himselfand himselfand
and multiplying the resources of the theOrder theOrder
Order In 1891 he was made vicepresi vicepresident vicepresident
dent and carried upon his shoulders shouldersmuch shouldersmuch
much of the responsibility that attached attachedto
to the executive head So signal was his hissuccess hissuccess
success in every venture that when an anheir anheir
heir for the mantle of the deceased deceasedfounder deceasedfounder
founder must be selected the united unitedvoice unitedvoice
voice of thebpdy the body vas for W L Taylor TaylorHe TaylorHe
He assumed the duties of Acting ActingWorthy ActingWorthy
Worthy Grand faster at once and inSeptember in inSeptember
September 2898 898 le was elected perman permanent permanent
ent W V G M I for the four years term termForl11an term termEor
Forl11an Eor many years he was as on oneof Cf Rev V Mr MrE3rownes r rBrow
Brow E3rownes le most intimate friends fnend and
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t thus us became thoroughly imbued with the thealms theaims
alms and purposes of the Order the thegreat thegreat
great financier had given his life tocreate to tocreate
create and sustain sustainCAR sustainCAREER
CAR CAREER R OF REV W L TAYLOR TAYLORy TAYLORWorthy
Worthy orthy Gra Grand d
y Master Taylor is a atatn anative
native tatn e ofCar of Caroline me county Virginia He I Is
is s still a comparatively young man hay hayin I IIn
In been born m in 1854 Educational ad advantasres advantages
vantages for the colored race in those
d days s w re vel very meager yet he was am
bitious to find a way to better things
for himself and so he resolved to make makea
a way if he could not find one He ob obtamed obtained
tamed what education he could by at attending attending
tending the short terms of tl the e schools schoolsin schools
in in his county countyall = all the spare moments he hehad hehad
had were spent in reading and study
Finally things shaped themselves so
he coul could atten attend Richmond University
At tins institution mstltutlon he made an enviable enviablereputation enviablereputation
reputation for scholarship and deportmentand deport deportment
ment mentand and won the good will of all He Heleft Heleft
left school in 1879 and up to this time timetlere timethere
there had been nothing eventful in his hishfe hislife
life save that he had always been of a areligious areligious
religious turn of mind Mr vIr Taylorearly Taylor Taylorearly
early realized th that t life itself is a school schooland schooland
and that studying should by no means meansend meansend
end with school lifethe school furnishes fur furnishes
nishes only the implements for work workingout working
ingout ing out lifes destinies As a conse conseQuence consequence
Quence l1e devoted himself with char charcteristic characteristic
cteristic energy to a study of those sub subJects subjects
Jects and questions that were of vital im importance importance
portance not only to himself but to his hisrnc hisrace
rnc race raceIn
rncIn In 1880 he was licensed to preach prechand preachand
and at t once on took pastoral charge of ofPleasant ofPleasant
Pleasant Grove Church in Caroline Carolinecounty Carolinecounty
county and afterward served in like iikecapacity likecapacity
capacity the congregation of Mount MountZion MountZion
Zion ChUrch in Louisa county In 1883
he took charge of thepublic the public school at atBeaver atBeaver
Beaver Dam Va and taught and prach prached praclied
ed at the same time and soon became becamethe becamethe
the bestknown leader in his vicinity
The he story of how he left there for hislarger his hislarger
larger sphere has already been told toldAs toldAs
As a pulpit orator and later as a aplatform aplatform
platform industrial advocate his delivery deliv delivery
ery has always been characterizedby characterizedbygreat characterized by bygreat
great zeal and earnestness He never nevertalks nevertalks
talks for the mere sake of talking consequently con consequently
sequently when he is announced for a asermon asermon
sermon or an address the people peopleknOv peopleknow
know that he hassomethin has soniething Cfintercst Cfintercstto of interest interestto
to say He employs no flowery rhetorIc rhetorIcbut rhetoricbut
but appeals to the commonsense common sense of ofthe ofthe
the masses and the lasses bv plain old oldfashioned oldfashioned
fashioned truths and homespun logic logictold logictold
told in spicy epigrams and catchy stories stoTiesand storiesand
and gives everybody to understand that thathe thatlie
he means nothing but business He Heis Heis
is tireless in the pursuit of an object objectand objectand
and the Order may never know in detailjust detail detailjust
just how much its remarkable growth grOvthand growthand
and finanCial soundness is due to his hiswatchf hiswatchfulness
watchf watchfulness tlness painstaking care and andshrewdn andshrewdness
shrewdn shrewdness ssin in dealin dealing with innumerable innumerablevarieties innumerablevarieties
varieties of f humanity As Worthy WorthyGrand V orthy orthyGrand
Grand Master Mr Taylors administration administra administration
tion has been eminently successful and andthe andthe
the Order has grown and expanded and andkept andkept
kept pace with modern conditionsThere conditions conditionsThere
There leas been a atabt b1 large increase increasein
in membershin and ly h his his recomll1t recommei d da daLion I Ition
Lion the industrial inc ustrial and mercantile de dcpartment department
partment was established which is isproving is isproving
proving effective in inculcating public publicsoirit publicsnirit
soirit business instinct and affording affordingemployment affordin affordinemploment
employment to young oung colored men He Healso IIcalso
also recommended the establishment of ofthe ofthe
the BrownsyiIle settlement in honor ofPresident of ofPresident
President Browne This settlement is isgrowing is isgrowing
growing and is located seven miles from fromRichmond fromRichmond
Richmond No stronger bead could ould have havebeen havebeen
been chosen than Mr 1rTaylor Taylor and there thereis thereis
is no doubt of his being continued in indefinitely indefinitely
b bINFLLZNCE
definitely
Pi PiINFLCENCE
INFLCENCE OF THE rm TRUE REFpRMJRS REFpRMJRSThe REtORMERSThe
The United Order of True Reformers Reformersis
is unquestionably the strongest secularbusiness secular secularbusiness
business corporation controlled by N Ne Negroes e egroes
groes in the world It is is confessedly confessedlythe
the greatest factor fact r that is at work today todayfor todayfor
for the upbuiIding of thecolored the colored race Tacein racein
in the South It goes handin hand with witht withthe
t the le progress and prosperity of the race raceand raceand
and its benign influence will never nevertease nevercease
tease so long as a hope for better things thingsin
in this life inspires the theQreast breast of man manIts manIts
Its policy of lccating stores in in the thegre1t thegreat
great c centers nt rs ofNegro ofN egr populaion pula ion has hasset hasset
set an example that IS inspiring less lessadventurous lessadventurous
adventurous cap capital t l t to conic come out of hid hiding hiding
ing Its magnificent assembly halls hallsnotably hallsnotably
notably that at 51 Louis and the pro proposed proposed
posed new60ooostructure in Washing Washington
ton atcarousing are arousing the race to the neces necessity necesity
sity ity of providing plac places s of our ow own in inwhich in inwhich
which to hold meetings conventions conventionsand conventionsand
and entertainments Its small assess assessments assessnents
ments dues etc and liberal re returns rns jn
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The tripping feet feett1te the sparkling sparktingeyethe sparklingeyethe
eyethe graceful movementbe movementbelong movementbelongnotalonetothebuddingmaiden
longnotalonetothebuddingmaiden longnotalonetothebuddingmaidenThese long not alone to the buddingmaiden buddingmaidenThese
These graces are the rightaye rightayeduly s sduty
duly of every woman until the hair hairwhitensand hairwhitensand
whitensand regal dignity r replaces replacesthem places placesthem
them themThe themThe
The mother who guards her herstrength herstrength
strength has so much more to de devote
vote to the care and education of ofher ofher l
her dear ones She should be a acomforta acomfort
comforta comfort a heeralways cheeralwaysYet heeralwaysYet
Yet how many feel that they theyh theyhave
h have ve the strength to properly bal balance batance
ance the hom home The worldis worldfis list listless k
less weary and morbId Its blood bloodmoves bloodmoves
moves sluggishly and is fullof im finpurities I Ipurities
purities It needs a kindling in invigorating invigorating
vigorating tonic to set it afireit l lneeds k knrn
needs Peruna PerunaTIlE e
nrn TIlE ONE MEDICINE MDlCINEin
in the world which women may mayrely x
rely upon positivelyPerunais positively Peruna is fl flgood t 1 1good
good for everyone but particularly particularlyfor I Ifor
for women The various various weak weaknesses
nesses which afflict their delicate or organistnspring >
ganismspring from inflammation orcatarrh or orcatarrh If Ifnesses
catarrh of the mucous liningandp Peruna PerunaIs mna I i is
Is s a specific for catarrh in any organ organ ofthe of ofthe
the bOdy Any congestion of a mucous mucousmembrane mu ous j i imembrane
membrane simplyma simply means s catarrh of the t torgan >
organ affected This 1S is why Peruna Perunacures i icures
cures all sorts of tro trotbles bles where otherremedies other ll 1 1remedies
remedies fail If there is a catarrhal catarrhalatfection catarrhalaffection
affection the e n matter atter with you anwh anwhPruna anywhcrm anywhcrmParanit
Pruna will CI8 ctn yew yewdicate I Iicate
dicate icate what great results call co come me fro from froman l1 l1an
an aggregation of pennies and anddimC anddimCdrawn dimes dimesdrawn
drawn f from om many sources The strcvgth strcvgthof
of the True 1 ruelcformer Reformer Balk during during4he during4hedreadful the thedreadful
dreadful panic pamc of 93 when it loaned loanedmoney iEi iEimone
mone money to pay the current expenses of the If Ifproud I Iproud
proud city of Richmond did much to toproe toprove
proe prove the Negros egros ability ilit as a financier financierTlie nance i <
fhe Order Orders 5 promptness 10 in paymg paying dlvl dividends dlvldends
dends and death benefits has b built lilt upa up a aconfidence I Iconfidence
confidence that 15 is proof against the thewhispers thewhispersof
whispers whispersof of anyrhals any rivals Since its forma formation formation
tion it has paid in death benefits the thephCtlO111Cnal thephenonicnal
phCtlO111Cnal sum of 7I437825uP 7I43782upwards 7I437825uPwards
wards of a million dollars To illus illustrate illustrate
trate the breadth and diversity of 1tSoperations 1tS itssoperations
operations we may say that in addition additionto
to the enterprises already enumerated enumeraledthe e ethe
the True Reformers conduct a large largefarm t tfarm
farm near Richmond on which is is loca locatedi 1 1tedl
tedi a home for the aged and decrepitA decrepit decrepihA
A similar home is being pr projected jected in inlIaryland in inMaryland
Maryland for the aid of which frie friends friendsare fds fdsare
are rapidly coming in The Order has hasnewspaper hasa
a newspaper The Reformer with a cir circulation circulation
culation of 12000 a hotel a buriales burialestablishment burial es i itablishment
tablishment a real erttate etate departmentand department departmentlnd
and is constantly opening its purse purseo to toielp > t tlelp
lelp churches and schools that are in 111 r rs rsfinancial t tfinancial
financial straits straitsThe f
The scope and influence of the True F FReformers
Reformers are ever on the increase because he j jcause t
cause they are founded upon strictly strictlybusiness strictlybusiness
business principles From chie chief execlI execurive
1 rive lve to the humblev bumble member tndus industry industryInd ry rymd
md economy are the watchwords Vlth Withihe Vlthhe I
he continuance of such energetic worK workis f fs
is s has been done hy Worthy V orthy Grand GrandMaster r rMaster
Master Taylor Talo and his faith faithful ulcorps corps ofissistants of oflSSlstants
lSSlstants It IS is safe to predict that the t tmemhershiDwill g gmembership
memhershiDwill membership will not be long in in reaching t ttieone 1 1the
the tieone o e hunhed un te thousand mark This Thisirganization if ifoOamzatlon
oOamzatlon irganization IS is In in the foremost rank of oftl ofhose
tl hose s that are s solving lving th the race rac pro problem problemLa Jem i iin
in La the right w way V VL f I Ir
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