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7UXJTJS T. IATXOB, XdUersadFBbUsacr
TlHteita as Seeond-CUss ICsttsx Ass. 9,
1S62, at the Pott Office at Chicago, nilnoU,
under Act of lurch S, 2s7a
(Concluded from pare 1.)
BISHOP -WALTEBS ON COL. BOOSE-
Negro of the North, -while trampling
under foot the Negro of the South.
Posing -as a great moralist, who sees
only the sublime side of all things, he
nevertheless approves the disfranchise
ment of the Negro in the Soath all be
cause the southern Negro refused to
desert Taft at Chicago. Had the col
onel himself been nominated by the
Bepubliean convention there "would
have been no cry of fraud, no Progress
ive party and no elimination of the
Negro delegates from the South.
"The Progressive party is nothing
but the wail of one unscrupulous man,
drunk with & mixture of ambition and
malice, determined to kill the party
that thwarted his will. Theodore
Boosevelt is neither a progressive nor
a reactionary. He is anything and
everything that suits his purposes for
the time being a demagogue of trans
cendent genius, a sublime hypocrite and
pseudo-moralist who lives for the grati
fication of personal vanity."
EXAMINA130N TOR BHODES
SCHOLARSHIP AT OXFORD.
President Edmund J. James of the
University of Illinois, chairman of the
Bhodes Scholarship Committee of Illi
nois, announces that a qualifying ex
amination for all candidates for the
Oxford Bhodes scholarship will be held
Tuesday October 15, and Wednesday
October 16, 1912, in thevomee of .Presi
dent A. W. Harris at the Northwestern
University Building,- corner of Lake
and Dearborn streets, Chicago.
' This examination corresponds to the
entrance examinations required' by
many American colleges. From those
candidates who pass this examination a
scholar will be selected for Illinois,
who will begin work at Oxford in Octo
ber 1913. -
Papers will be sent in this examina
tion in Latin, Greek and Mathematics,
and only those candidates who pass in
at least Latin and Mathematics will be
eligible for a scholarship.
A Bhodes scholar is appointed for a
period of three years and receives the
sum of fifteen hundred dollars each
year. A Bhodes scholarship at Oxford
is therefore a prize of greater money
value than any scholarship or fellow
ship at any American university.
The candidate for a Bhodes scholar
ship must bo an unmarried male citizen
of the United States with at least five
years' domicile; must by the first of
October, 1913, have passed his nine
teenth but not his twenty-fifth birth
day; and must hare completed at least
his sophomore year at some recognized
degree-granting university or college.
In accordance with the wishes of Mr.
Cecil Bhodes, the committee of selec
tion, in selecting a student for appoint
ment to a scholarship, takes into con
sideration, (1) his literary and scholas
tic attainments; (2) his fondness for
and success in manly outdoor sports,
such as football and the like; (3) his
qualities of manhood truth, courage,
deyotion to duty, sympathy for and
protection of, the weak, Vfnaitn J on
selfishness and. fellowship; and (4) his
exhibition during school days of 'moral
force of character' and. instincts to lead
and to take tm interest jn his school
mates. .Candidate are expected to send; writ
ten -application at once to President
JBdmuad, J. James, TJrbaaa, Trnftu
AH candidates will register in s&non
between eight aad ten p. a. Mbaday
uctoDer is, a ue plaee of examina
tion. The exajaiaaties will begin At
- Jxa a. rs Taesday, October 15.
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;.' PUKK'S U3TCLX SO STJPf OUT '
J? seadaeefer Goretaor.ef Hiinais,
. nu b aave taa sspport ex his ancle,
(Wayeite aPaak of Shirley, in In the
jKaeeat campaign., Thafc sen tils
.week ecasiOBed ascl joy asesg the
JMBBfeiieaB. Wka Boat Mfc raiL .
tt-writtV tie wide, IkeeOer
&&e Selia AgrST
letter ieA. P. Gjih WfnrTinrtor.
WHAT COL. CHATJNCET DEWEY SAID.
"The Negroes art making the mistake of their lives. The time has
come when the Bepubliean ?arty cannot protect them, and the Dem
ocrats are their enemies. They had better make their peace -with the
new Progressive party. If they don't, -ire will join lands withthe
Democratic party and disfranchise the Negroes in the North. .
Boosevelt said that he would not appoint any Negroes in the South."
By Phil H. Brows,
Buread of Publicity,
Bepubliean National Committee.
-Chicago, October 10.
The cat is out of the bag!
From the very outset we have con'
tended that the Progressives intended
to do all in their power to disfranchise
the northern Colored people, and that
they were exploiting the candidacy of
Col. Boosevelt in the interest of the
Democratic oartv. but we never
dreamed that they would brag about it.
CoL Chaancey Dewey Talks.
The Hon. Chauncey Dewey, Progres
sive National Committeeman from the
State of Illinois, Director of the Boose
velt campaign in the western States,
an intimate friend and personal adviser
of CoL Theodore Boosevelt, has openly
threatened that the Bull Moose party
will join hands with tho Democrats and
accomplish the disfranchisement of the
northern Negro He gloated over the
unholy alliance between the Progress
ives and the Democrats, and admitted
that his party was trying to destroy the
grand old party of Lincoln and Grant.
He used the threat of disfranchisement
to clout the intelligent Colored voters
of the North into the corral of the Bull
Prominent Negroes Present.
Last week several Colored men of
local and national prominence gathered
at tho Progressive headquarters at the
La Salle Hotel, and were discussing the
political issues in an informal way.
Those present were S. B. Turner, editor
of the Illinois Idea; E. E. Wilson, a
prominent lawyer and former partner
of E. H. Morris; Major John B. Lynch,
U. S. A. (retired), formerly paymaster
in the army; Attorney Beauregard F.
Moseley, an active Boosevelt man and
a candidate for elector on the Pro
gressive ticket, and some few others.
Finally CoL Chauncey Dewey, who is
director of the headquarters, came in
and took part in the discussion. Be
marking that the Colored people were
generally fighting shy of the new party,
Mr. Dewey declared with vehemence
nominee for trustee of the University
of Illinois, he asserts his loyalty to Gov
ernor Deneen and his conviction that
all farmers should vote for his re-election.
NEWSPAPER LAW IS ATTACKED
Journal of Commerce and Commercial
Bulletin of New York to Test Bight
to Enforce Circulation Figures' Pub
lication. AMERICAN NEWSPAPER ASS'N.
SAID TO BE BACK OP ACTION.
Alleged Statute Is Void Because It
Violates Constitution of United
States, Particularly First and Fifth
New York, Oct. 10 Suit to test the
right of the government "to enforce the
federal law of Aug. 24, 1912, requiring
newspapers and periodicals to publish
their circulation figures twice a year
and imposing other publicity require
ments, was filed in the United States
District court here today by the Jour
nal of Commerce and Commercial Bul
letin company, publishers of the Jour
nal of Commerce.
The suit is directed against Post
master General Hitchcock, Attorney
General Wickersham, United States
District Attorney Wise and Postmaster
Morgan of ,New York. The petitioner
charges that the law is unconstitu
tional and prays for & temporary in
junction .restraining Its enforcement
until final adjudication. It also re
quests that the defendants be required
by subpoena to answer.
Back of the action, according to
Bobert C Morris of counsel for the
complainant, is the American Newspa
per Publishers' association. The as
sociation decided recently to file a test
suit and the Journal of Commerce, Mr.
M6rris skia in 'filiag its petition, has
the sanction and co-operation of the
Affects 25,000 Newspapers.
The petitloB alleges that here are
upward of 25,000 aewspapers and peri
odicals is the country affected by the
law. It eharges that Ihe kw Is void,
because It violates ike Cess&tuliott of
the United States and. pafHealsrly the
arsi aad $ftk iwij and
abridges lie fxeedeaa. of the' press. The
law Is thiraeteiia,ai 0 Jio benefit ta
the poslbjfiee or any tier dejuriaeat
ex tie goverameat, iaasabch ai obedi
ece Trthe pededienk iad aewspape
weald not "aid ? aWik j tie perl,
tiaa tie && &&&&
tAe-earryia tkkmati er tke Teli
tiealaereeC' , 3k itaetitk. AeaeklaaM.aa.
Mattes tilt it wm i ejth'
and striking his fist violently upon the
'"The Negroes are making the mis
take of their lives. The time has
come when the Bepubliean party can
not protect them, and the Democratic
party is their enemy. They had better
make their peace with the new Pro
gressive party. If they don't, we will
join hands with the Democratic party
and disfranchise the Negroes in the
A silence as dense as a pall fell upon
tho astonished Colored men. It took
minutes for them to translate to their
minds what their cars had beard. Mr.
S. B. Turner, in speaking of the inci
dent, said that it was almost dramatic
At last, Major Lynch, who is a Pro
gressive, said: "This may be your
position, but I know that it is not the
stand assumed by CoL Boosevelt."
"Yes, it is, rejoined the Bull Moose
leader, "I have had a personal talk
with him and he declared that if he
is elected President he will not appoint
a single Colored man from the South."
"I know the Colonel, too," said
Major Lynch, "and I know that he
does not mean that."
r'WelL he said it," retorted Mr.
From mouth to mouth this remarkable
threat made by the Bull Moose chief
against the Colored voters of the North
was circulated in Chicago until now
:t is the talk of the town. People who
had known Mr. Dewey for years
doubted the truth of the report. Sev
eral of them went to see him in refer
ence to it, and he repeated what he had
said at the La 8allo to them.
If this assertion had come from an
individual less prominently connected
with Boosevelt and less active in the
dissemination of his propaganda, it
would be allowed to pass unnoticed,
but coming from CoL Chauncey Dewey,
it has created a sensation in Chicago's
Colored community unequalled in this
the law for the reasons given and de
clares that the defendants are about to
enforce the law by denying tho com
plainants the use of the mails. With
reference to that portion of the law
which requires that all printed matter
for which there is any compensation
received shall be labeled "advertise
ment," the petition says:
Matters of Business Arrangement.
"All sueh matters are matters of
business arrangement or of favor or
otherwise between your complainant
and its advertisers; and such provision
of the act is not necessary or proper
to assist the government or any de
partment or official thereof to carry out
or perform any power or duty intrusted
or granted to the United States by the
several states under the Constitution or
It is charged also that the law, if en
forced, would result in the confiscation
of the complainants' property without
"It is not within the power of Con
gress," the complainant continues, "to
enact said act; and it is an usurpation
by Congress of powers expressly re
served to the several states, and is
legislation affecting matters with which
the several states of the United States
alone have the right to treat"
PRESIDENT TAFT ENDORSES TU
Says Churches Should Work to Eradi
New York, October 10th:
Cordial approval and endorsement of
Tuberculosis Day, which will be ob
served by the churches of the country
on, October 27th, Is expressed by Presi
dent Taft in a letter to Homer Folks
of New York, President of The Na
tional Association for the Study and
Prevention of Tuberculosis, made pub
President Taft, writing from Bev
"My dear Mr. Folks:
"X have your letter of September
16th, and ant very glad of an oppor
tunity to testify to my belief in- the
importance of your campaign of educa
tion as to the means of preventing
tabercalesis. Yoa do well to enlist ihe
actiTe aappert of the charchea aad of
htt other agenda for the dlsseaiaa
tiea of informatioa ealeakted to ladies
everyaae to do tia or her part toward
tke ceaplete endLuHoa of tke dread
disease. I hep aad beHave tks fc'
" 'Taberealoeie Day' a the ehateaet
will be prtdaetive' great 'jptf.
"Wffliaja & TatV'
-jcTom preeeat iadkittaas, Takee-
eaieatt Day &3L fee ebeemd y
very raligka deofetit U ifc?Bane.
United States and not less thaa 50,000
sermons on tuberculosis will bo preach
ed on October 27th, or in the weeks
preceding or following that date.
TBJNGS TO THINK ABOUT.
If a room where yoa are compelled to
work, sleep or live is dusty, dirty; over
heated, poorly ventilated, damp or
erowded, it is dangerous. These disease-producing
conditions may be
remedied without much trouble or ex
pense. Soap, water, and "elbow
grease" will rempve dust and dirt;
opening windows a little at the top and
bottom will give you the fresh air; and
an appeal to the Sanitary Bureau of
the Department of Health will help
you to have the dampness usually due
to defective drainage corrected, and
you will have the conditions that mako
for both health and comfort
Oh, yes another word about dust
Never sweep a room with a broom that
raises dust Don't have the old-fashioned,
discarded, tacked-down carpets
Use rugs that can bo taken up and
are easily cleaned out of doors. In
dusting woodwork and furniture never
nse a feather duster; use instead a
dampened cloth that will take up the
dust without flirting it all over the
rooms. Never sweep a room with the
windows closed. Bemember that room
dust is always dangerous.
A dust-laden air is always dangerous.
Out-door air, street air that is full of
dust is bad air for any one to breathe.
Even dust that is freo from disease
germs is not good for the lungs. In
many kinds of industries ther dust is
very harmful to those who are com
pelled to breathe it. This is particu
larly true In sueh trades as stone cut
ting, metal grinding and polishing,
cigar making, etc, but in most of
these trades there are protective de
vices that are required by law to be
used that greatly lessen the dangers
from dust. In the home, however, the
dust may be more dangerous than that
in most work shops and there is so
law compelling tho nse of protective
devices of any kind. The one protec
tion is to be found in the intelligence
and care exercised by those who have
tho care of the home.
Never allow the air in your living
rooms to become stale or foul. If the
weather is too cold to have a window
or two open a little all the time, a
good plan is to open up the house
several times a day for a few minutes
or long enough to blow out all the bad,
foul air and make everything .sweet
and clean. It will be found, however,
that by keeping one window open just
a little all the time tho air may be kept
pure and fresh without increasing the
coal bills and without producing dis
comfort. THE LIBERAL CULTURE SOCIETY
OPENS FOR THE SEASON.
The Liberal Culture Society, at its
first meeting of tho season installed
its new officers as follows: Prof. Rich
ard T. Greener, Pres.; Dr. E. D. Brown,
Vice-Pres.; Dr. C. H. EJught, Treas.;
Miss H. Evelyn Moseley, Sec.
This was the beginning of the third
year of the Society, which meets weekly
on Friday nights at 3226 Prairie Ave.
Its creed is: Toleration.
Its motto: To encourage frank, open
discussion of every question which con
cerns any phase of human activity, and
discourage any tendency toward dog
Its pledge: To bring to each other
what ver is novel; helpful, useful. or
commendable in life and thought.
ST. MARY'S A. M. E. CHURCH.
5251 Dearborn St, Rev. James HIgglns,
S. S. 1:45 Mrs. Minnie Clark, Supt
C. E. 6:45 Mrs. Lalla Jones, Pres.
The Members of St Mary's A. M. E.
Church were called together Wednesday
in a Church Conference to lay plans for
this Conference year, both spiritual and
Monday, Nov. 4th, There will be a
Bovival Meeting conducted by Bev.
Cato of Elgin.
Oct 14. The North Western Jubilee
Singers by Mme. 8allie Jones Douns.
"GRAND MUSICAL SOIREE."
ilr. Hugh Buchanan, "America's
Greatest Ballad Singer," assisted by
all Star Artists, Mr. Harrison Emanuel,
Violin; Mr. W. E. Gossct, Pipe-Organ;
Mr. B. Emanual Johnson, Piano; and
Mr. J. E. Mltehehi, Header; at Walters
A. M. E. Zion Chorea, Monday Ave.
Oct 21st at 8:30. Admission 25 cents.
Joha a. Jeaes, one of the highest
Colored Masons in the world; wfll leave
firs of Ihe week, for New York
Gty where he will akfl on October 19
on oae f the ships belonging to the
Bed Star line; of Luxenberg, Ger
rJL.where he will attead as a dele
ge the teraatleaal Uaeoaic Ooa
gmsaf tieibrld. He ii' tie-feat Cbl
re4 Xaeoa e be Ji-r!ta! l
-wkk tU mite leased ia nca ft &a-
tttor Ixtemiisg points ia
laflaa bHP( .jlflllHaaal
WILLIAM L. O'CONNELL.
The up-to-date and progressive treasurer of Cook County and the able campaiga
manager, of the candidacy of the Hon. Edward F. Dunne, Democratic Caa
didate for Governor of Illinois.
A word or two of verse I rest
On one whose life
Was an example of the best
In peace and strife.
My strain extols no lord nor prince
Who ruled somo civilized province
Through money's snare.
Bather, I wake the lyre and sing
The solemn praise
Of one who more than was a king
In many ways.
Throughout his earthly episode
Walked he in pride.
A soldier and a man of god
Lived he and died.
Through thick and thin in loss or gain
With firm fixed pace
Strove he his utmost to maintain
The Negro race.
With willing zeal without a brag
Midst war's turmoil
He rallied bravely round the flag
On Cuban soiL
Then place a wreath and drape a fern
In size immense
Upon his shrine and slowly burn
Freshest incense. '
A crown of glory justly won
And ceaseless bliss
With mankind's plaudits rest upon
King Jefferson, 33 W. 51st St, Chi
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Higginbothan,
havo removed from 4555 Champlain
avenue to 4519 Evans avenue.
Dr. W. W. Bradley,- has moved his
office, from 51st and Dearborn street,
to 3S49 State street corner 39th street.
Dr. and Mrs. W. A. Driver, have re
moved, from 3402 Forest avenue; to
3535 Prairie avenue.
Mrs. Marie Washington and her sis
ter, Mrs-.Margeret Goodall, 5025 Ar
mour avenue, Bpent several days this
week in Gary, Ind, visiting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Carter.
5429 Dearborn street; returned home
Saturday morning fro. a two weeks
visit to St Louis, Mo.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McManus. and
their family; have left their old home
stead at 5289 Dearborn street and are
living in their new home, at 216 W.
Mr. and Mrs. 8. J. Carter, 3256
Bhodes avenue; left last Wednesdav.
for Omaha, Nebj, and Denver Colo,
where she wfllpend one month in
visiting with relatives and frieniia. tor
ihe benefit of her health.
Tr. nnH Tri Tt 3T .3.. into
State street, were robbed ef .many valu
ables, on, Tuesday evening. Evidently
several gentlemen must have been
familiar with the laj of their flat,
for they got in to it and made ihebr get
-i-v ? wui viuiuuue pianaer with
out disturbing "Mr. aad Mii. Indesrsoa,
wno wire sleeping aad dreaming to
tteir heart's contest
v8! ?f Tsyloi ceiebraua his aao
Ueatt fcrthday c TiarsdV Sy
iMg weaaa ia ute dowatewn, district
at breakneck speed. On arriving ho
in the evening he was kindly renea
bered with several birthday presents It
his better half Mrs. Taylor.
Miss M. H. Henry, and Mrs. Jis. p.
Ransom, of Louisville, Ky., hiTe for
the past month, been visiting nta Sir.
B. B. Lewis, a relative 3317 State
street, and Mrs. L. C. Eobmson, 4413
State street. The ladies left for tneir
Kentucky homes Sunday monusj:
They greatly enjoyed their trip to this
The University Club will furnish i
high-class program before the Xegro
Fellowship League, 2S30 State St,
Sunday afternoon. The program win
begin promptly at 4 o "clock sharp.
President F. W. Henry assures as that
the meeting will be a truly representa
tive one of this very representative or
ganization of talented young people.
Mrs. Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
The Poet and the Sunsets,
rha gorgeous grandeur of the sosjea
The brilliant colors and the golden gia
X think sometimes It must be I'm a poet
For poets all say It affects them so.
I love to watch the sinking suns de
parture And muse and wonder why It RoeslfiT'.
It leaves with regularity. I've notice!
And always at thft closlne, of the toj.
It fills my soul with deep poetic feellns
To watch the dally ettlns of fcesux
I've started several poems on the subject
But somehow 1 have never finished one.
But none the tes thr dally unets fin ne
With yague pootic feellns ami unrest
Another thing I've noticed about sunst-
Vou reculurly see them in is e west-
"Wont's thf mutter with tni molrt
shoes?" akwl the villas blarksmltl
"I put them on clay beli" yesterdaj.
and thv Itwik all rtetit t me
"Voror mlnri hiiur iliC looks." ffP1
Erastux I'lnklny: ".vu Jst take dem
shoes off an put on yutliur ones. e
an Samson Smiley will staD' de
-What has Smiley to do wltb it. f
"He's nelpln me llnntuv a spotJa
proposition. Wp's sot a bet on bo
many times you kin fool aroun a
mole's feet befo you gits laW oot "
In years to come when women vot
And have a right to mix
In every wranslu on tho map.
When national conventions meet
With bonnets In the van.
Araons tho female deleft"
Perchance may be a man.
Then when he rises with the rest
To lift a timid voice M
And. some one asks him who wiu b
His presidential choice
This declaration proud and pat
Will Issue from his throat:
n always vote the same old W
That mother used to vote.
-New lor so
t&omAb w. iwAmr.
Okalxaas of Coaalttee ea
Xew Tot Ssduartftrs of
ea Demecatla Rational Cosb
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