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HEW TO THE LINE.
CHICAGO, M-4pR.CH 3, 1906
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Prof, and Mrs. William Emanuel
Celebrated Their Eighteenth
Wedding Anniversary, and
Gave a Dancing Party and Re
ception in Honor of Newly
Married Couples at the Doug
las Club House.
Jfonda evening, Feb. 26th, prof, and
Mrs William Emanuel, who occupy
one of the finest homes among the Af- j
re-Americans in this city, 6330 Rhodes
avenue, ceieDratea tneir eignteentn ,
wedding anniversary, and gave a i
dancing party and reception in honor I
of the newly married couples at the
Douglas Club House, 3516 Ellis
It was a most brilliant affair In ev
er respect, and it places Mrs. Eman
uel in the front rank asia social lead
er and society queen.
, - ws, fhf 1nB gnHpl fTmoftfyp gttroTi
prior to the beginning of "the Lenten
The host and hostess were assisted
in receiving their honored guests by
Mrs. Bessie Warren-Welslger, Mrs.
Virgil Pumphrey, Mrs. Maggie Fite
Robens, Mrs. Josephine Hubbard-Miller,
Mrs Marion French-Gray, Mrs.
Myrtle Skinner-Coleman, Mrs. Katie
Robinson-Johnson, and Mrs. Gertrude
Moore Baley, all composing the new
1 married couples, and Miss Gene
Meve Lee, who will in the near future
be married to Mr. Witt.
The newlv married couples :fid the
hostess were beautifully gowned, and
in fact all the ladles who had the
honor of being presented to them
throughout the evening were costumed
in the most elegant dresses that could
be created by the most fashionable
modiste. White was the predominat
ing color, and It caused Its wearers to
appear ever so lovely.
Promptly at 8:30 the grand march
as formed, which was led by the host
and hostess and the newly married
couples, and it was a beautiful sight
to behold, it is safe to say that It
surpassed anything ever witnessed by
the four hundred In this city, and as
those who participated In It looked
jojous and happy and free from world
1 cares for the time being, and this
wme spirit seemed to prevail during
the evening, in fact a frown could not
be observed on the faces of none or
the two hundred and fifty guests pres
ent, for it was more like a family re
union than an ordinary dancing party
and reception, for everybody seemed
to know everybody, and ceremony and
introductions for the time being
seemed to oe out of order.
Prof N. Clark Smith furnished the
music for the joyous occasion, which
H1 !ong be remembered by those who
"ere honored with invitations to at
tend it, and the music was simply of
a Wsh order and very inspiring, and It
as Instrumental in creating a good
teeling among the dancers and other
Mrs. a. T. Smiley served the tempt
ing and cooling refreshments, and Bhe
18 P1 master In this art.
Among the many guests present
ei-' Col. and Mrs. John R. Mar
"J". Dr. and Mrs. A. Wllberforce
wniams. Major and Mrs. R. R. Jack
". Mr. and Mrs. D. P. French, Mr.
lin, r Jackson Gordon, Mr. and
t" J Hockley Smiley, Mr. and Mrs.
Wpn?yucas' an Mrs- Henry T.
ens Mr. Charles H. Smiley and Mrs.
Car? tfwta' Mr- a Mra- J. Harrison
r L I' aaA Mra- Clande Alexander,
tart r Mrs- J- Amberg Cotton, Mr.
S ". frank P. George, Mr. and
" Adolph Harris, Dr. and Mrf. Rob
ert H. Hardin, Capt and Mrs. James
S. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Barnett
Mr. and Mrs. Julius N. Avendorph, Mr.
and Mrs. Clifford Johnson, Mr. and
Mrs. Julius F. Taylor, Mr. and (Mrs.
E. M. Blackwell, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
W. King, Mr. Noah D. Thompson and
Mrs. Rose Lively, Mrs. Jessie John
son and son Albert, Mr. and Mrs.
Adolph Shaffer, Prof, and Mrs. N.
Clark Smith, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Tlvis.
Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson, Mr. and
Mrs. David Manson, Mr. and Mrs.
James Barnett, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
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Mr. and Mrs. George Ayers, Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Woodard, Mr. and Mrs.
L. N. Hoggoit, Mfr. and Mrs. George
Tbwnsend, Mr. and Mrs. Richard C.
Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Anderson,
iMr. and Mrs. William P. Bell, Mr. and
Mrs. Adelbert L. Lee, Mr. and Mrs.
J. P. Williams, father and mother of
Mesdames Hotsie Johnson, M. Gran
berry, D. Young, Howard Cornwall,
Philip Green, J. E. Thompson, Marie
C. Hubbard, Anna Wells-Fltts, Amanta
Hardy, A. E. Brown.
The Misses Emma Shaw, Mabel
Boths, Mhbel Reynolds, the Misses
Bryants, Myrtle Collins, Blanche
Shaw, Lizzie Johnston, Mamie Seldon,
Daisy Hoggott, Essie Arnold, Hazel
Hodge, Jessie Gillespie, Hattle Curtis,
Blanche Wright, Grace Knighten and
Dr. Daniel H. Williams, Col. B. F.
Moseley, Dr. A. W. Smith and Messrs
J. N. Blackshear, William Carroll. Wil
liam D. Moore, Arthur A- Wells, Theo
dore Wi Jones, Jr. F. L. Barnett, Jr.
and brother, J. M. Anderson, W. R.
Sobers, Harrison Floyd and McKInley
Emanuel and Frank Hamilton.
On leaving the club house the cream
of the four hundred were unanimous
In wishing Prof, and Mrs. Emanuel
continued happiness and prosperity,
and that they may live to celebrate
their fiftieth wedding anniversary.
On or about the first of last October,
a cut of one of the most prominent
Afro-American Doctors in this ctly ap
peared In the columns of the unleader,
and each and every week thereafter
the same cut could be observed In
some part of the paper referred to. In
the meantime the good Doctor, was
busy In urging his friends among tho
M. D.'s to cultivate the friendship of
the spreadeagle editor of the unleader,
and drop a check for ten or fifteen dol
lars Into his sllpery hand, as he was
In a position to do them some good,
but lately no cut nor one line has ap
peared In the columns of the unleader
In reference to the eminent Dr. and
his movements ,and some claim that
he fully realizes uie fact thathe ran
up against a gold brick or a brace,
THE CIVILIZATION OF THE AN
Tuesday evening March 6, Julius P.
Taylor, will address the St John Lit
erary Society, which meets In SL
John's A. M. B. church Throop street,
near 63rd street On "The Clvfllza
toln of The Ancient Egyptians." An
Interesting program has been arrang
ed for the occasJoa.
MRS. GEORGE C. HALL.
Who May be Induced to give AnotherJFrederick Douglass Centre Char
ity Ball at the Close of the Lenten Ssaa
ATTORNEY EDWARD E. WILSON
AND HIS NEW CLIENT, COL.
The Sham Reformer Wat Anxious to
- Read - fKrChVpr"on"CorPonyir'
In Clifton R. Wooldridge's Fa
mous Book, "Hands Up In
the World of Crime!"
The latter part of last September,
after the police had made two or three
successful raids on Col. '-Pony"
Moore's fine resort, 173 E. Twenty
first street, who was for a Ion? time
accllamed the Boss or the Lord Mayor
of the "Red Light District" by his de
voted followers, the writer met Attor
ney Edward E. Wilson, who has al
ways posed as a great reformer, and
while in conversation with him he
grew pxceeJingly red in his face while
declaring "that such creatures as Col.
"Pony" Moore should be driven out of
town, for the kind of place kept by
him was a disgrace to the Afro-American
race, and to the respectable Col
ored men who are engaged in the
Ealoon business In this city." He went
on to say "that he wanted to commend
The Broad Ax for the position It had
assumed In reference to Colored, la
dles frequenting Col. Moore's resort,
and that "Pony" Moore must not think
because he had money to burn that
he was greater than the laws of this
city, and that he could at all times,
as far as the city was concerned, con
duct his police-record saloon and the
Hotel De Moore to Bult himself."
Attorney Wilson continued the con
versation In this strain from his office,
113 Adams street, to the Western
Trust and Savings Bank, 159 LaSallo
street, where he drew some money to
pay his subscription to The Broad Ax,
end In the most emphatic language he
declared "that It' Is greatly to be de
plored that the average Negro enter
tains such shallow ideas in relation to
decency and morality, and that men
of the stamp of CoL 'Tony" Blbore
should not be permitted to continue
In business nor to associate with first
On or about December 15th wo
called on Mr. Wilson to solicit his
professional card for the Tenth Anni
versary Edition of The Broad Ax, and
during our conversation with him
seemingly his mind wandered back to
his new-found friend or client, Col.
"Pony" moore, and he wanted us to
inform him where he could secure a
copy of Clifton R. Wooldridge's book
"Hands Up In the World of Crime,"
as he desired to read the chapter It
contained on CoL Tony" Moore. He
was Informed that he could find the
book on sale at 340 State street, and
we advised him to get and read It for
Within a few days from that time
we met Attorney Wilson on Dearborn
et, between Madison and Washing-
streets, and he intimated "that
bly he would become Col. "Pony"
re's attorney, and that we ought
to In the columns of The Broad
Ax "tCaT Major Franklin A. Denison,
for some cause or other was afraid to
go to West GrosBdale and try a case
before Justice Willis Melville (who to
all appearances is as crooked as a
ram's horn) for Col. Moore."
No further conversation was held
along this line with Attorney Wilson
until last Wednesday. At that time he
requested us to step into the little
dark room adjoining his office, and
upon entering it, we "demanded to
know if he proposed to do us up in
the dark," and very excitedly he ex
claimed, "Oh, no, he did not intend to
waylay us," but he went on to say
'that he had been our friend, a sup
porter of The Broad Ax, and after un
bosoming himself of a lot of other
wild talk, he declared that "someone
had Informed him that it was our in.
tention to have him arrested, simply
because he was Col. 'Pony' Moore's
attorney." Mr. Wilson was informed
by us "that we were not responsible
for all the wildcat statements in ref
erence to our actions or intentions,
and so far as we were concerned he
had a perfect right to become the at
torney for all the "first-class gentlemen
and gamblers In town; that we keenly
realized the fact that he needed money
to pay his office rent and to buy fine
duds, so that he would be enabled to
pose as a sham reformer."
Former Alderman, Mike Mclnerney,
J. A. Haney and their followers, were
not In the running with Alderman
John J. Bradley, who swept through
the 30th ward at the primaries last
Saturday like a cyclone, and Haney
only carried one primary district and
received four votes In the Aldermanic
conveptlon which shows that every
body In the 30th Ward supported Al
derman Bradley outside of a few sore
head, cheap pot-house politicians.
John W. Hardy, who has faithfully
served as a Policeman In the Town of
Lake for a long time, has through the
influence of his friend. Alderman P. J.
O'Connell, been promoted by Chief
John M. Collins, and he Is now togged
up in citizens clothes, and serving on
the Chiefs special stair, and it Is
time to score another point for Chief
Collins and Alderman O'ConnelL
It Was an Error.
In spite of our carefulness In writing
the article on the marriage of Alder
mon John H. Jones to Miss Emma
Wolf, of Savanah, Ga., our little office
devil who thinks he knows everything
changed our copy to read Savanah, N.
C whereas Mrs. Jones was lorn,
raised, aad educated la fiavaaah, Ga.
Bishops Are Above the Law
Money Used for Personal Expenses-Widows
Neglected-The Way Out.
One of the wisest provisions for
the support of the A. M. E. Church, Is
the Dollar Money law." Under this
law, each minister Is "To collect the
sum of one dollar from or for, each
member of his church for the malnten
ence of the church treasury;" that Is,
the general church treasury. The
law further stipulates that "It shall '
be the duty of the bishops and minis
ters to use the greatest possible dili
gence in collecting the money thu?
asked for." No law in the discipline
Is so rigidly enforced by the bishops
Ion the ministers asjajthlajpne-. -
When this money reaches the annu
al conference, the law says It shall
be divided as follows: 46 per
cent to the Financial Secretary; 10
rer cent to the Secretary of Church
Extension; 8 per cent, to the Secre
tary of Education; and 36 per cent, to
the conference finance committee.
Of the 46 per cent which goes to the
Financial Secretary the law specifies
that it shall be used as follows:
1. "For the sappoi: of efficient and
2. For the salaries of general offi
cers. 3. To aid the Publication Depart
ment. 4. To aid needy colleges.
5. To aid the cause of missions.
6. For the relief of widows and or
phans of deceased ministers and bish
ops. 7. To aid the Church Extension so
ciety. 8. The balance shall constitute a
chartered fund, the Interest of which
shall be used for the support of su
peranuated bishops and preachers, and
widows and orphans of bishops and it
Certainly this law appeals to all as
a wise and humane regulation for the
fostering of all the Interests of the
church, and, better still, caring for the
worn out bishops and preachers and
the widows and orphans of those who
have given their lives for the church.
Now of the 36 per cent retained by
the annual conference, the law speci
fies that the conference "shall appro
priate the same to asssit the widows
and orphans of itinerant preachers
who have not received their allow
ance." surely between the general
board and the annual conference fin
ance committee, our worn out preach
ers, and our widows and orphans
should be fairly well provided for, with
all of this law In their favor. This Is
what we pastors must talk about when
we want to Inspire the people to pay
their dollar money. But now we want
to see how well this law is obeyed. In
my first article I said that the Finan
cial Board willfully and persistently
violates the law. If I did not put It
that strong, then, I wish to put it that
way now; especially since the Chris
tian Recorder says my "general charg
es must fall unless sustained by direct
Now this money Is used to pay the
salaries of the bishops 'and such gen
eral officers as are specified In the dis
cipline; but after that Is done there
seems to be no reference to the disci
pline In deciding what to do with the
balance. For lutsace, la 1101, tbare
was a world's meetbsg of Methodists
LLAR MONEY IS
in London and it was right that our
church should be represented there,
with all the other Methodist families.
Every loyal African Mfethodist assents
to this. But where shall the expense
of the delegation come from? Not a
department In the church has the
money to spare. A few ministers
could raise It from their congregations
some of the bishops could afford to
go at their own expense. But no. We
must have a large delegation and they
must live high while In London. The
Financial Board has money, intrusted
Lto - it. hy thft-nenplc of.thft.chiirr.hJHdth
which to foster the departments of
the church, and to care for the widows
and orphans of Itinerant preachers. So
we will appoint each of the general of
ficers a delegate, and that will close
his mouth, and the poor worn out
preachers and the widows and orphans
can't make any fuss, anyhow; and we
will appropriate $7600.00 of the dollar
money for the support of nineteen del
egates, ($400.00 each) for their trip
to London. It must be remembered,
also, that the board of each delegate
was paid by the London church during
the entire sitting of the conference.
This I charge as a cold blooded "hold
up" of the sacred funds of the church,
and there Is not one word of law to
Justify it I have said this through
the Christian Recorder more than a
year ago, and no one has ever under
taken to answer my charge. Will
some one assume the task now?
The year previous to this wholesale
breach of trust, this same Financial
Board purchased, or furnished the
money to purchase a church in Chica
go, known as the Institutional church.
They bought this cnurch for no other
reason than to prevent the A. M. E.
Zoin church from getting It, as it was
trying to-do. We bought It when we
did not have a single member to put In
it, and when we already had Bethel,
only eight squares away, on which we
owed fifteen thousand dollars, and
Quinn Chapel, fourteen squares away
on which he owed twenty-five thou
sand dollars. Now the thirty thousand
dollars to pay for this Institutional
church comes direct from tho dollar
money. Under what clause of the dol
lar money law. I ask, can money be
taken to buy churches In Chicago, or
anywhere else? Some one may try to
say that this Is assisting the church
extension society, but it is not The
church extension society Is to aid
needy churches. Purchasing a new
church where we already have more
than we can pay for, Is not aiding
needy churches. Every dollar put into
that church by the Financial Board
was, and Is a mlsappropraltlon, and a
breach of trust
fThls same Financial Board has pur
chased another building In Washing
ton, for, I belelve'thlrty thousand dol
lars. Now they had a good four story
building there, In which the secreta
ry's office was, and where he resided.
This, however, was not a corner
building, though on a prominent street
and only a few doors from the new
building. The old building was not
sold, but the new one Is now occupied,
by the secretary, where he hospitably
entertains any preacher of the connec-
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