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TRIBUTE PAID TO
J. P. STRICKLAND
m of llowr if Babrfafe
Banquet ki Wash?nffea
FETED BY THE ARKANSUS.
Club, of Progressive Young Men From
the Bear 8tate Made tho Welkin Ring
j When They Entertained the New As
i sistant Register at tho United 6tatM
I Treasury at tho V. M. C. A.
j By R- W. THOMPSON.
' WasMngton. Professor J. P. Strick
land, the newly appointed assistant
register of tbe United States treasury,
was the guest of honor at an elaborate
ftanqnet recently tendered to him
iby tbe Arkansans, a club made up of
progressive young men from Arkansas
residing t tbe nation's capital largely
as students or as officials under tbe
The affair took place In the parlors
and state dining room of tbe Twelfth
street branch of the Young Men's
Christian association, and tbe friends
of the At"""" statesman made tbe
welkin ring with their plaudits of tbe
'good things said and done In he
iraee's largest and best equipped tem
ple of militant Christianity In the
cworld. Covers were laid for forty,
and the menu was toothsome and
The program embraced the introduc
tory remarks by the vice president W.
jF. Turner, who acted as toastmaster
,ln tbe unavoidable absence of the pres
ident M. P. Harris: address of wel
come In behalf of the club, W. E.
King: violin solo, E. O. Cox; address.
How May Religious and Social Or
ganizations Co-operate?" Lewis B.
-Johnson, secretary of tbe Y. M. C. A.;
address, Tbe Universality of the
'Press," B. W. Thompson, president of
the National Negro Press association:
.piano selection, J. N. Donoboo, and re
marks by M. S. Carer. "How the Ar
kansans Are Making Good Every
where." j High Tribute to His Countrymen,
t Mr. Strickland, who delivered the
rtnrin'g address, spoke In an exceeding
ly happy vein of the honor conferred
upon htm by his fellow citizens of Ar
kansas, a state which he was proud to
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jcall his home, and pledged himself to
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do all within his power to show them
jthattho commission placed la his hands
!has been worthily bestowed. He will
try to live up to the high standard of
(honesty and efficiency expected of him
fij his supporters.
He believed firmly In the ability of
,the Negro race to rise to the highest
mark of human endeavor and referred
to pluck, thrift Industry and fidelity to
duty as the rounds, In the ladder upon
Iwhich we must climb. Mr. Strickland
Jspoke In laudatory terms' of President
;Taft and with grateful appreciation of
tthe practical evidences of friendship
(for -the race Indicated by the nation's
; Roster of the Arkansans.
The Arkansans was organized some
4'time ago with the view, of bringing into
closer union the young men from their
-Ihome state and of promoting interests
(which they might have In common. It
.as a source of much pride -with them
jjthat they helped to shape the policies
Wthat ted tri the -lining up" of the, col-
'jored.Yoterft In Arkansas with certain
DOtent factors, resulting id the almal
sJdefeat of tbe Infamous "grandiatberl
jclauseT designed to disfranchise the
iftegro dtiieoa. The oSeera and mem-
bers of the club are as follows:
M- P. Harris, president; W. F. Tar-
Ber, rice president: E. W. Harrison,
secretary: H. H Bhlaebeart; assistant
:secretary; J. i Per, treasurer; E. B.
. !Dryver. sergeant-at-arras; E. A. Webb.
t Mr,. James P. MrickJaad. Is a naOTe
o Deleto -coaaty. Mtafl. where be,
was born, in 1866V Hegraduated from
.xtaec uniTetraty ax uouy opnags in
Taacat school 6r several coas-
Ifl Texas and in Mississippi and
laelly JocatiBc'ftt Atxeara.
, Arkw wbere He becaaw srteetaaS el tbe
oeierea alga school la 1901, where be f
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Waabffea by PrSit'Tft io Iwc
ceeA Mr. Cyras FleM &mk we a
Istiat iigSefer ef the treaary.
Prontdiefif Citizens ia iilotemenl
for Belief Gwditfons.
SERIES OF HELPFUL TALKS,
8ueeetful New York Organization
Co-operates With the Pu'biio In div
ing Instructive Exhibition Illustrat
ing Best Methods to Prevent Destruc
tion of Child Life.
Br N. BARNETT DODSON.
New York. Under the auspices, of
the people of the neighborhood of San
Juan hill. In this city, with tho co-operation
of the New York child welfare
committee, an exhibit on health was
given in the rooms of the Henrietta
school, in TVest Sixty-"third street from
Thursday, Dec. 12, to Wednesday, Dec.
18, Inclusive. The exhibit presented
in a clear and vivid manner how par
ents may more Intelligently feed.
ciotne ana care ior weir cnuareo.
Admission to the exhibit which was
held every afternoon and evening, was
free to alL Health talks were given
at each session by prominent physi
cians. Doctors and nurses were in
constant attendance to give Informa
tion and advice to parents and others
who have the care of children. Pam
phlets of instruction on health were
xurnlshed-frec anil In abundance.
The program was arraiised so as to
allow twenty nilnntes fur entertain
ment, twenty minutes for liw'lth talks
and one hi:r for vlsltinc the various
exhibits eucb day and evening. The
problem as how lest to banish igno
rance and prevent that carelessness
which blights so many young lives is
one which has long called for serious
attention. The plan of action for the
exhibit bad the co-operation of physi
cians, clergymen, teachers, settlement
workers and business men and wo
men, through whose efforts the exhibit
Two generations ago tbe neighbor
hood of West Sixtieth street and Am
sterdam avenue was known as Mount
Eagle, with gardens and cultivated
fields throughout the district This
same territory has undergone a com
plete transformation within recent
years and is now Inhabited by at least
1500 colored people, not to mention
the thousands of white persons of dif
The new name, San Juan hill, was
given to this neighborhood shortly
after the gallant charge of tho colored
soldiers up San Juan hill during the
Spanish-American war in 1$9S. It is
a most encouraging sign of real con
struction work to note the Interest
which the people generally manifested
In the exhibit which, besides being
highly educational, afforded an oppor
tunity for personal contact of those for
whom it was especially given.
Two of the largest and most Influen
tial organizations at work for the ame
lioration of the problems o2 discrimina
tion on account of color and for proper
housing and sanitary conditions among
Afro-Americans gave hearty co-operation
in making the affair a success
namely; tbe National Association For
the Advancement of Colored People
and the National League on Urban
Something of he pubUc interest man
ifested in the Child Welfare organiza
tion on the part of persons of, large re
sponsibility may be gleaned by a look
at the names of those who were at the
head of the various committees. For
instance. Dr. W.'E. feurgardt Du Bois
was chairman of the executive com
mittee. Miss H. T. Emerson fhmrmnri
of the neighborhood needs committee,
E. K. Jones chairman of 'the exhibit
committee. Dr. A. S. Beed chairman of
the committee on health' talks, Mtn E.
G. Burleigh chairman of the committee
on music and entertainments, Mrs. E.
E. Greene chairman of the committee
on explainers, Miss Kate Trwnfmnn
chairman of the literature committee,
CL C. Allison, Jr., chairman of the com
mittee on publicity, and the Her. Vic
tor G. Fllnn was chairman of the
The committee of arrangements' was
composed of Miss L A. Morgan, Gil
christ Stewart Miss H. T. Emerson,
Eugene K. Jones, Dr. A. 8. Beed, Miss
Eva G. Burleigh,' Mrs. E. E. Greene,
Hiss Kate Kaufman, Charles 0. Alli
son, JrW Bev. Victor G. Fllnn, Matthew
P. Adams, Dr. Addison W. Balrd, Bev.
William H. Brooks, Miss L. BosseU,
Thomas J. Bell, Mrs. M. 8. Collins, Mils
H Oonklln, Nathaniel B. Dodsoa, Miss
B. Gannett Bev. W. E. Hayes, Jr..
Bev. J. Wesley" Johnson, Dt P A.
Johnson, EeT. Thomas M. CKeefe, Bev.
George H. Sims, Hiss M. L. Stewart,
Hiss Kate Walsh, Hra. A. Dwiglit,
Charles P. Powlison and' Frank a
The exhibit kascaoMd an awakes
lag among the masses of the people, la
the San Jaan section of the dty, -which
Is sure to result in the ptoodBoa pi
better hosae jif awmi jthote HrhH -wit
neaeed. the series o exhibits' iSostrat
iaff the Taribns. problems of fifid wel
fsrV and osae-calBrat The leseoa of
cb-operatioa was also. Ewfc eitectlrely
Sitnsay tefceefelsWt lit 9in Cava.
The ssataal essnTsaetcai ef the flm&ay
school oftbe Jt.jd.JL ckwca bnjLeag
Island, New Yorit, was JMtd receatlyat
to Seoiel ctisnliiir 'CSore. N. Y
Jerfwoy: T9esStf ieieral late.
t to rtiljjoss 'workers -wart jlciitsei!;
3 per cent allowed on Savings Accounts
Safety Deposit Vaiilts, $3.00 per Year
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT
Asagent buy and sell Real Estate on commission, manages estates for non-residents,
including pavment of uxes and looking after assessments. Money to loan
on Chicago Real Estate.
Especially Invhes the patronage of Chicago business men.
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Steam heat, electric light, tile baths, marble entrance.
J. Wf Casey, Agent,
Phone Randolph 803 74 W. WASHINGTON STREET.
Drummer (In wine) Have yon tatt
ed that sample of wine I left, with
Madame No, I havent, bnt I .don't
think it can be any great shakes, for
if a been here three days and .the
servants have barely touched it Pele
Little dabs of powder.
Little species of paint.
Hake my lady's freckles
Look aa If tbey ain't.
Mrs. Darns 13 your daughter marry
Mrs. Argo MMear. shell never leed
to worry where the gasoline is coming
How sad is life
When we go wroasl
7o then we're biased
By all the throng.
And, hearing them,
Tou would infer
That tbey, forsooth.
Could nerer err.
The fewan I shall sing before I die.
The Nightingale-Well, the folks will
die after yon sing: New York Sun.
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A woman's pleaa may rasp on meai
If whining or sarcastlo she's.
Bnt when she's aweet and gentle thea
Taw can withstand a woman's fpleaaa.'
Kansas Ctty Star.
Ifs1 gobg to be a hard winter."
"How can yon tell?'
"By the size of the salary Tsi ge
tine." Boston Transcript
Everything la going- up,
AH we eat or wearv
Zfa costing: more to. feed the
Life la foil of care.
gtm hope, hasn't beea oalta kSMU
Why sit In despair?
It continue cheap to build
Castles la the air.
Miss Vain All the men declared i
Mwt Nipper Were yon at a
peity ? New York; Times.
r&are waa.a yron fallow Jrasa Ka.
us wnois.i5e giria looaea wita i
Heajtrtod all his Ufa,
Aad tm lit b toakfai fat ta.
"Way- xe &osa iadfims so see
saaees doa't Ar fee fUsjLjBs.ns
S. E. Gof. Stats and 36th Place, GMcagi
Telephone Douglas 1565
So ought to hare a little cruwa
To prove that be la truly great
Tbe tehlle his wife was out of town
He didn't break a single plate.
I JBabe Do you follow the races?
Steve I guess so. 1 can't get ahead
stf them. New York American,
The hunter had but little lock.
For he was out to shoot a buck.
He shot a farmer's cow instead.
Worth fifty bucks, the farmer said.
First Neighbor Have yon heard tell
of them newfangled trial marriages?
Second Neighbor I don't see nothln'
newfangled about 'em. Mine's been a
trial to me for tho last twenty yeart
It may be that I'm In a rut
And miss a lot, by gosh!
rve oft seen the pig iron, bnt
js: X never saw one wash.
' Cincinnati Caanrrar.
"How did tho doctor persuade 70a to
cdre up smoking?"
"Made Ms bUl so big I couldn't afford
to buy any more-tobacco.'' Mil wankee
Our Johnny was an angel
Who never told a lie
Or soiled his clothea or akfamed his nose
Or swiped the new rs&da pto
TJattJ. ho waa corrupted
. Tou.aee, he's bat eleven- ,
HUled. by that most dreadfnl brai
Kest door, who's an of aeveat
"Hubby, X want some furs this win-,
"An right, dearie, rn get you a nks
set of ear muffs." Kansas dry Jon-
Taougb, steel and gaa and. boa rrnt
Divide the world In parts,
Jet lore controla'tBa strongest trust
The syndicate of hearts.
Wnen I go on a trip I nerer knew
what I ought to take with, me."
"Oh, I do. Ifs quite simple. 2 take
eu my dresses, and leave behind say
lssihand.,, La Yle Parbignne.
Tiejr used to "spark." did hf aaaska,
Zach sight ere. tbey were wed.
AM bo they blaxaM oat fmssfelr,
lis by-tfca. neighbors said.
Bw Artist-i think ITe sot. a feed
leisa iiiifl &mp. what?
'. Tfce Eduar You're right. It Is a
aeiofce. I alwaystoughattaa om
same a jgjecEiu juose tor years
Everything to eat to wear and for the hoae. Beady to
wear attire for man, woman and chM at lowest prices,
quality and workmanship considered. Mais it a point to
visit this store every day and take advantage of t&a speciil
bargain offerings that we givo in all departments.
Telephone Yards 693
Fire and Plate Glass Insurance
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Telephone OaldandL 1787
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