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His Remarkable Record as Grand GrandTreasurer Gr GrandTreasurer nd ndTrea
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er of a Rare RosourcefulnessThe RosourcefulnessTheLogical ILosourcefvjlness The TheLogical TheLokl
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d iington lil lI ton S C June 20 1902 1902TMK
TMK lit I llI E COLORED oIoRED AMERICAN AMERICANfirst CMERICANi I Ilir
i < first lir 1 Tuesday Tuesda in October of this thisII thisI
II I M 1 C of f the U b U O of ofv
I v ill i niet nil ii et in 111 New Haven Conn Conns I
t h is s nd offices flict s are to be filled fillednrncl fillednl
e in nl rind Mnster Hon E E1riK Ej
I 1riK j < ill then have completed completedni
ni d t nil and another ails ither will be beffn bef
1 Tf ffn f re will will doubtless i be a at aor af
or t f SfjJcndM men candidates for foroffices forot fori8icec
< ot offices within the gift of the theI tlieitcd
I ntcd Order of Odd Fellows Fellowsinitry I eliows eliowsi
< 1 initry lit IItry ry but only onl one can be beGrand beGrand
i Grand Treasurer Reeds Reedsi Reedsconnection
i > > connection with the Order Orderfiithful Orderithfu1 Orderfaithful
faithful ithfu1
exceptionally sucId suc sucSatisfactory sucII
Id II < Satisfactory work for it in inv inunordinate inuordinate
v subordinate positions he has hasiiy hasn hasIv
Iv iiy n > judgment jud l1lent at least makesrly makes makesirly makeselitihJe
irly eligible to the elevation elevationiinneml elev tion tionl1ancncl
iinneml 1 mend him in the strongest strongestMiner strongestnncr strongestrner
Miner rner to the members of the therally theraJJy therally
rally If I f Ions lon years of un unthoroughly uno tinthorcxilily
o thoroughly satisfactory de dee deIie dele
Iie le < e interests of Odd Fellowor Fellow
o for or anything Mr 11 r Reed will willrand willc willranel
c rand Master of the G U O Of OAmerica 0I
f America We Ve r sincerely sincerelyvlieve sincercl sincerclIicve sincerelylieve
vlieve it will be I shall do dover dop doaver
p > aver ver tOxheln tcl help bring it about aboutn ahoutGr
< n Grand Gr ul Treasurer of the thehe thehl thej
j he past four years filling fillin the then
I n 1 L creditably to himself and andition andation andration
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EDMUND H DEAS DEASE DFASE DEASE
E Reed of whom Mr MrX 7frDcas 7frDcast1ch Leas Leaschi > eas easch
> t1ch ch glowing terns terms as a man maniil mani manial
i iil al was born in Harrisburg Harrisbtirg1111876 HarrisburgIn
I 2 1111876 In 186 he located in inOhio inhio int
Ohio t hio and in 1878 I8 8 became a ai anf ai
i nf i i Charles Sumner Lodge Lodgeted Lodgeitld Lodgeite1l
itld ted Order Onl r of Odd Fellocrsved Fellows Fellowsved FellOysHd
ved iu ever position in the thev thelodge thelodge
v lodge and every one except exceptritary exceptltary exceptntary
ritary in Ohio District lodge lodgely lod lodgeoily c cnh
nh ly one to be elected Grand Grandthe Grandthe Grandthe
the body for three consccu consccuof conseCltof consecuof
of one year each When Vhend hen
0 c d 1 Ohio District lodge 10dVe was wasAt wasi
i 11 It At the expiration of Mr Mrrd 1Irl
rd < 1 term the District lodge was wast w wasnit s sut
ut t of debt but there was a acash acash acash
cash balance in the treasury treasurylectcd treasurvelccted treasuryelected
elected Grand Treasurer in int
> t Louis Mo and reelected reelectedon reelectedIttOn
o ltion on last week at the B M C ChUMn
h hUMn hdd Id in Louisville Ky K Mr Mri tfr tfrt
i thirtysecond degree Mason Masonumber lVfasonmember 1ason 1asonumber
umber of of Kin Icing Solomons SolomonsT SolomonsNobles Solomonsobles Solomonsobles
t Nobles obles of the Mystic Shrine ShrineHinior
T 1iunior < Hinior member of one of our ourinns
inns inns Reitz Reed R cd dealers in
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HON J E REED Cleveland Ohio
fish fish oysters etc in the largest lar est market markethouse marketI markethouse
house of Cleveland and has a wife who whohas whohas whohas
I has been of great assistance to him himthroughout himthroughout himthroughout
throughout his career as a fraternal fraternalOrder fraternalOrder fraternalOrder
Order man Mr Reed has always been beenan beenan beenan
an earnest loyal aggressive worker and andis andis andis
is of a genial disposition This accounts accountslargely accountslargely accountslargely
largely for the splendid success success he has hasmet hasImct hasj
Imct j met with and which is a matter of great greatpride greatII greati
i pride not only to Mr lr and Mrs Reed Reedbut Reedbut Reedbut
II but also to their host of friends at home homeand homeand homeand
and elsewhere in the country The elec election etectio electiort ¬
tion tio of Mr Reed as Grand Master would wouldbe wouldbe wouldbe
be eminently satisfactory to the craft in inWashington inVashin inrashington
Washington Vashin ton where he is well and favor favorably favorablv favorably ¬
ably known by the rank and file of her
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Printed as Current Comment CommentIba CommentItm
Iba ZambalesLuzon Zambales ZambalesLuzon ZambaIesLuzon
Luzon Island May 21 1902 1902EDITOR 1902EDITOR 1902DITOR
EDITOR DITOR COLORED AMERICAN A AMERICANI IERICAN
1 am aV1 pained to see your excellent excellentpaper excellentpaper excellentpaper
paper giving circulation to such vulgar vulgarquotations vulgarquotation vulgarquotations
quotations from the Denver el1cr Times TimesSpeaker TimesSpeaker TimesSpeaker
Speaker as appeared in your issue of ofApril ofApril ofApril
April 5th 5thYour 5thYour 5thYour
Your paper enters the homes of de dedecent dedecent dedecent
decent wellbred people and to such it itcan itcan itcan
can be no pleasure to see bishops of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the church spoken of in such coarse coarseterms coarset coarseterms
terms t rms Some Som things are fitand some
I things thi 1gs are re unfit Bad Bad manners can never neverserve neverscne neverserve
serve any good cause causeIt causeIt causeIt
It is not in accord with the policy pot icy of ofyour ofyour ofyour
your paper to encourage such illbred illbredand illbredand illbredand
and unworthy efforts Such things are aresimply aresimply aresimply
simply not fit to print printVery printVery printVery
Very respectfully respectfullyT
T G STEWARD STEWARDChaplain STEWARDChaplain STEWARDChaplain
Chaplain 25th Infantry InfantryJL Infantrythe
JL the he matters referred to are printed by byThe byColored byTne
The Colored American as current com comment comment comment ¬
ment and without prejudice There are aretwo aretwo arctwo
two sides to every controversy and the thewider thewider thewider
wider the publicity given an unjust unj ust at attack attack attack ¬
tack from any source the mofe speedily speedilywill specdilvwill speedilywill
will the truth be discovered Vhenever Whenevera Vhenevernewspaper
a a newspaper newspaper makes an open assault upon uponpriest uponpriest uponpriest
priest or layman the accused and the thefriends thefricnds thefriends
friends shouldl be glad to learn the thenature then thenature
nature n ture of the charge and the individuals individualsbehind individualsbchind individualsbehind
behind it to the end that systematic systematicsteps systcmaticsteps systematicS
S steps for redress may be taken We Ve are aretoo arctoo aretoo
too good a supporter of the A M f E EChurch EChurch BChurch
Church and its leaders not not to give them theman theman theman
an opportunity to reply to criticisms criticismsfrom criticismsfrom criticismsfrom
from a quartcr quartettitat lhat hat might be taken takenseriously takenseriously takenseriously
seriously by the unthinking unthinkingEditor unthinkingEditorI Editor EditorI
I I ALL THE REST FOLLOW FOLLOWTHE FOLLOVTnt FOLLOWTni
THE + COLORED AMERICAN leads leadsall all the therest therest therest
rest follow foIlowTrivllte Tribune Press PrrS Pueblo Col CtilorfllQ CO COoratlo
oratlo
HOPE FOR THE NEGRO NEGROMRSCHEELE NEGROMR NEGROMRSCHEELEREVIEWSONE
MRSCHEELE MR MRSCHEELEREVIEWSONE SCHEELE REVIEWSONE REVIEWSONETHIRD REVIEWSONETHIItD L LTHIRD
THIRD OF A CENTURY CENTURYMarvelois CENTURYMarvelous Y YMarvelous
Marvelous Progress in Spite of cifO cifOstaclesDevetoplni Ob Obstacles ObstaciesDevoloping ¬
stacles staclesDevetoplni Developing e a Compet Corn pet nLeadershlp nLeadership n nLeadersHlpandari
Leadership LeadersHlpandari andn and an Educated Mlnls MinistryWashington MlnlstryWasHlngton Mlnlsi
i tryWasHlngton and < WltKrow e as asBeacon asBeacon s sBea
Beacon Bea con Lights LightsI V VPerspective j jPerspective
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I Perspective P erspe tlve is IS essential essentm 1 to the t I 1e proper properappreciation properI properippreciation
I appreciation lpprecl tton of the magnitude of a race racein racem
in individual or a physical object objectFre objectFre1uently Ere Ereluently i iluently
luently each arc inaccurately measured measuredr j jr jw
w > r the comprehension compreh 1sionof of their scope is islimited isimitcd R
limited because the range is too close for forclear fordear forrclear
clear vision The Pyramids the dome domejf domef
jf f St Peters and the rushing rushin Niagara Niagarado
do not appear nearly so high nor norso norsogreat so sogreat 50reat
great reat to one who dwells within their theirboundaries theirboundaries theirboundaries
boundaries as to him who stands afar off offnnd offnd offand
and nd sees their outlines pictured against againstthe againstthe againstthe
the sky and takes note of their relation relationto
to other objects that are naturally naturallybrought naturallybrought naturallybrought
brought into comparison comparisonThe comparisonThe comparisonThe
The Negro N gro people often err in passing passingjudgment passingjudgment passing1udgment
judgment upon themselves themselvessome some may mayDC mayIJe mayDe
DC too ontimistic others too pessimsitic pessimsiticbecause rJessimsiticbccause pessimsiticbecause
because of a local coloring colorin coloring tlrtit th It blinds blindsus
us to a broader contemplation of our ourstrengths ourstren ourstrengths
strengths stren ths or weaknesses The range is istoo istoo istoo
too short So it is well that we oc occasionally o ocasionally occasionally ¬
casionally invite testimony from our ourneighbor ournei ourneighbor
neighbor nei hbor across the racial line the Can Cnucif CnlI
cif c I tran ian an A fairminded white man who whowill whowill whowill
will frankly tell the Negro the Jrutb jruthnaught Jrutbnaught truth truthnaught
naught extenuate nor set down aught aughtin au aughtin ht htin
in malice malicerenders renders us a service the thevalue thevalue thevalue
value of which cannot be computed in indollars indollars indollars
dollars and cents In Staunton Vathere Va Vathere Vathere
there is such a manastudent man a stndent of cur current current current
rent social tendencies an impartial sur surveyor surveyor stirveyor ¬
veyor of governments overnm nts law history and andneople andeople andpeople
people eople He is Mr H F Scheele a apracticing aoracticin apracticing
practicing oracticin attorney and we are pleased pleasedtobe pleasedto pleasedtobe
tobe to be able to present an article from his hispen hispcn hispen
pen reciting the progress of the Negro Negroduring Negroduring Negroduring
during onethird of a century illustrating illustra illustrating illustratin ¬
ting tin that progress by a tvpical represen representative representathc representative ¬
tative of the hest within our ranks in inthe inthe inthe
the person of Rev Chauncey I Vith Withrow Vithrow Vithrow
row also of Staunton This estimate estimatecrfii estim estimatecfn te teC
crfii C 1 be trusted Mr Scheeles article articleis
is as follows followsONETHIRD followsONI followsONE
ONE ONETHIRD TIIIRD OF A CENTURY CENTURYHuman CENTURYHuman CENTURYHuman
Human enlightenment and elevation elevationand elevationand elevationand
and the improvement of the moral moralcivic nlOralcivic moralcivic
civic social and economic conditions of ofa ofa ofa
only onlywith onlywith onlywith
a people or race are accomplished
with the passing of the centuries Not Notby Notby Notby
by swiftly bounding leaps leapsbut but by inches inchesdoes inchesdocs inchesdoes
does mankind advance and every ery inch inchrepresenting inchrepresenting inchrepresenting
representing the struggles stn gles and toils toilsand toilsand toilsand
and sacrificed s icrifice and prayers of whole gen gerfcntiorfs genertiorfs geifertiolfs
cntiorfs of the heroic dead The seed seedof seedof seedof
of such improvements are sown by one onegeneration onegencrttion S Sgeneration
generation the harvest h rvest is is reaped rea reaped ed by the thegenerations t thegenerations e egenerations
generations that come after Thus it is isthat 15that isthat
of the theTwentieth theTwentieth theTwentieth
that we have come at the opening
Twentieth Century to the lofty emin eminence Cl11nenee eminence ¬
ence on which we stand and of which whichwe whichwe whichwe
less thankful than we weare wearc weare
we are perhaps
are boastful We Ve stand on the the shoulders shouldersof
of all the past generations and our ourContinued o r rGoptil1ued I IGoatinued
Continued on second pace
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