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NOTES INDICATING NEGBO BUSI
NESS PROGRESS.
As Supplied By the National Negro
Business league.
. Samuel J. Davis has opened a first
class grocery store at 24 Broad street,
New Bochelle, N. Y.
,. Jackson, Miss, has the distinction of
having all its letter carriers Colored
men. Muskogee once had the same
fame.
Negro churches are supporting 200
home missionaries and 100 missionary
stations, and contributing $50,000 an
nually for foreign mission work.
Another undertaking firm has now set
up for business in Jacksonville, Fla.,
under the name of J. E. Hawkins &
Company. They advert&e themselves
as being well equipped ior up-to-date
service. .
Burkes Ss Arbuckle Company is the
name of a new Negro music publishing
company in Boston, Mass. The firm
is not only the only one of the kind
in Boston, but, as far as is known, is
the only one of the sort in New Eng
land. A new skyscraper, a six-story Odd
FellowB building, to cost $135,000, is
the work of a Negro contractor, Mr.
B. E. Pharrow,tof Atlanta, Ga. This
is only one of a great many buildings
he has erected, among which is Sale
Hall of Atlanta Baptist College, and
the First Congregational Church, of
Atlanta
, The Scullin-Gallagher Steel Foundry,
of St. Louis, Mo., one of the largest
steel plants in the world, employs sev
eral thousand Colored men in its shops.
Negroes are to be found working in all
but three of its departments, and lack
pf experience and training is the sole
reason. The wages paid Negroes run
from $L75 to $6.00 per day. Not a
few Negroes have learned the trade in
this foundry and are now foremen of
their departments.
Sam Powel, of Paw Creek, N. O,
sold in, the Charlotte market early in
December thirteen bales of cotton for
which he received $1,086. He disposed
of 400 bushels of cotton seed for $600.
Fight bales sold at 18 cents a pound,
and five bales at 17 cents a pound. He
averaged a bale to the acre. Mr. Pow
ell is in every way an up-to-date farm
er. He subscribes for and reads sev
eral papers, both daily and farm jour
nals. He raises each year his own food
supplies and sells enough to pay his
.expenses.
Pearfield, Colo, is the scene of a Ne
jjrpveolony in the West. It is located
-west of, the Missouri river and north
of the Mason and Dixon line, seventy
miles northeast of Denver. Twenty-six
Colored families are settled on govern
ment land. Most t them have .already
been here long enough, to own the soil
they till. kThey have 6,000 acres under
their control. . In 1911 they had but
two habitahle'nouses. Now they have
fourteen. In the same year, there were
but 200 acres fenced; sow there are
3,000. In 1911 tjhey bad 150 acres
broken and. in cultivation; this year
500 acres are under cultivation. The
land is especially adapted to the culti
vation of beets. The.-settlement is cry
ing for tradesmen. They are especially
n need of blacksmiths, cobblers and
saddle makers.
Mr. Jesse Washington, a wholesale
and retail grocer of Martin, Tex, is an
example of' the up-to-date Negro busi
ness, man. Mr. Washington was f or
, me'rly a school teacher, but happening
- one day to xead an article of Dr. Book-
ef T. Washington's advising the Negro
to bran throat,- he quit the. school room
and. embarked ,in business. He now
.operates atrholesale and retail grocery
store at Marlin. He carries regularly
a $10,000 stock. When he began busi
ness in Martin, there, wis only one Ne
gri: business in the town and this "was
failing because the proprietor vwa un
able to boy so as to successfully -corn-
pete with the White businesses of the
town. He lias been able to buy goods
in large enough quantities to success
fully meet competition. He has also
been able to sell to the Colored busi
nesses so that they can also meet com
petition. This has been helpful, in
building up Colored businesses in Mar
lin. There are now thirteen prosperous
Negro businesses in this small town.
Mr. Washington is assisted in his busi
ness by two of his sons, one of whom
is a graduato of tho Bryant & Stratton
Business College of Chicago, 'and the
other has just graduated from an em
balming school in that city. Mr. Wash
ington's success in Marlin is on indi
cation of what con bo done in almost
any small town in the South, and is an
inspiration to young Colored men to en
gage in business.
NINETEEN MTT.T.TONS SPENT IN
TUBERCULOSIS WAS.
Big Increase 6ver 1911 New York
Leads.
Nearly $19,000,000 was spent in the
anti-tuberculosis campaign .in the Unit
ed States during the year 1912, accord
ing to the fourth annual statistical
statement of expenditures in this
movement issued by the National Asso
ciation for the Study and Prevention
of Tuberculosis today. These annual
statements ore based largely on reports
received from anti-tuberculosis agen
cies throughout the country. Tho fig
ures are estimated where actual re
ports are not available.
The expenditures during the year for
sanatorium and hospital construction
and treatment make the largest single
item in the total, amounting to nearly
$16,800,000. This is an increase of
nearly $5,000,000 over the same group
of expenditures for tho year 1911. The
anti-tuberculosis associations and com
mittees spent over $765,000, while dis
pensaries and tuberculosis clinics spent
over $500,000. Over $115,000 was spent
for the maintenance and establishment
of open-air schools and fresh air classes,
which is more than double tho amount
spent for this purpose in 1911. Offi
cial, state and municipal expenditures
outside of the maintenance of institu
tions, which are included in the other
totals, amounted to $280,000. In addi
tion to these .figures, about $500,000
was spent by hpspitals for insane and
penal institutions in caring for their
tuberculous inmates.
The total expenditures for tho year
1912 are 29 per cent.,' or nearly $4,500,
000 greater than the total for tho year
1911. Another significant feature
pointed out by the National Association
is the expenditure of public money.
During the year 1912, 65.6 ,per cent,
of the $18,900,000 spent in tuberculosis
work come from cither federal, state,
county or municipal funds. This fig
ure is considered by the anti-tuberculosis
workers as particularly signifi
cant because it indicates the shifting
of responsibility for tho provision of
tuberculosis hospitals and other insti
tutions upon tho municipality, county
and state.
New York State again leads the
country in its anti-tuberculosis ex
penditures. Pennsylvania comes next
and Massachusetts .and Colorado are
in third and fourth places, respectively.
The following table shows the esti
mated public and private expenditures
from tuberculosis in the ten leading
states: ,
Expenditures in 1912.
State . Public PrlTate Total
New York ....J3.S05.550 $1,358,700 $3,102,310
Pennsjlranla .. 1,5S7.500 032,231 2.219.827
Ma-aachcsetta . 1,004.803 312,414 1,407,319
Colorado 33,500 970,020 1,003,520
Illinois 623.090 307,280 930,370
New Jersey ... 532,700 213,710 010.470
Connection ... 544,223 141.0S3 CS3.910
California .... 133,800 467.619 001.419
New Mexico.. 236,000 207.0S9 ' 503.6S9
Ohio 384,882 92.877 477,739
IS EVERYBODY HAPPY7
A True By-Word for
'Bill Bailey's Jubilee,", with thirty
funny chaps and sprightly Creole girls
of musical comedy distinction, is her
alded for appearance at the Globe the
atre for one week starting next Sunday
matinee, January 5. .
t With a jew posslblo slight exceptions
this amiable theatrical topic may well
be considered the nearest approach to
a genuine Colored comedy cyclone of
Southern pastimes and natural cut-ups
of adept performers of ebony hue ever
staged for public appearanco.
Through a process of elimination all
serious thought is transposed into an
evening's enjoyment of amusing ab
surdities, which leaves the audience
with a smilo and. a .laugh as they say
good night. The public inclination .and
desire for a production of this kind
has prevailed upon the management the
sense of offering this Colored show' at
popular prices j 25, 50 and 75 cents
matinees Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,
55 and 0 cents.
The Annual Rfepbrt of
the Louise Juvenile
Home For Neglected
and Dependent Children
FROM OCTOBER 1, 1911 TO OCTOBER 1, 1912 THE HOME IS IN A FLOUR
ISHING CONDITION.
AND MANY SUBSTANTIAL WHITE CITIZENS AS WELL AS AFBO-AM-EBICAN
MEN AND WOMEN ABE INTERESTED IN ITS SUCCESS.
As usual, tho work has been hard,
with many difficulties, but wo aro
thankful to tho Almighty God that Ho
has led us safely this far, and wo hope
and pray that during the ensuing year
wo may bo able to do more than wo
were ablo to do tho year just gone by.
Everything is now advancing and
wo hope to be able to keep paco with
tho times, and advanco in every phase
of the work.
My report is as follows:
Number of children cared for 90
Beceivcd for caro of children $485.50
By donations as follows:
Mr. W. T. Davies
5.00
5.00
2.00
5.00
1.00
5.00
5.00
1.00
5.00
3.00
5.00
10.00
5.00
Mr. J. L. Whitman
Mr. Joseph Moss
Mr. J. G. Broomfield
Mrs. Crenlin
Mrs. Parks
Mrs. Goins
Mrs. Clark
Mr. J. H. Whitter -Mr.
Dick Bradshaw .
Mr. Davies, for repairing -
Mr. and Mrs. Julius F. Taylor
for groceries
Lagrange Women's Club, eight
aprons and
Total donations $ 57.00
Donations In Clothing and Food.
From Kellogg's Corn Flake Co. 120
pounds of wheat biscuits.
From United Charities 120 pounds
Dutch biscuits.
Mrs. Cuba Mercer of Bethel Church
6S cans of fruit; also clothing.
Mrs. Dangc Clothing.
Mrs. John W. Hasburg Box of
Clothing.
Mrs. Carter Hats and clothing.
Mrs. Emma Bic(! Clothing.
Mrs. Louiso Hull Eight cans of
fruit.
Mrs. Olivo Lucas Baby clothes.
Mrs. H. L. Haywood Clothing.
Hope Presbyterian Church Two bas
kets of vegetables.
Mr. Julius F. Taylor Twenty-five
loaves of bread, three bushels of po
tatoes, three bushels of onions.
Mr. W. Biggs, Bass Lake, Indiana
One box of meat.
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Children, 6126 Ada street, showing some of the children who make their
noma in it.
CHURCH AND SOCIAL ITEMS.
Serean Notes.
. Bev. W. 8. Braddan, pastor.
Sunday-school 9:30.a.m. Classes for
all.
Preaching services 11:00 a. m. and
8:00 j. m.
B. Y. P. U. 7:00 p. m. Tho B. Y.
P. U. are having isteresting. topics and
refreshing meetings. Come and bo one
of us. ,
The Christmas exercises by the chil
dren were enjoyed by alL Instead of
receiving presents, the children brought
something to be given to the less for
tunate. r
J. Watch meeting was observed at
Berean,, the time being spent singing
and praying. It brought to each mind
afresh the loss of qur dear Brother
Shirley, who this time .last year was
with us, putting his shoulder to the
wheel, ready to- help in God!a work
where he was most needed, doing his
full duty willingly and earnestly, who
this year has passed to receive the re
ward no man, can give, and, as he used
to say, "B-well. in the city .not made
by man."
Total expenditures for the year $1,944.06
Less receipts for tho year 547.50
Leaving excess of expenses
over receipts $1,396.56
Wo especially wish to mention those
who have so heartily supported us dur
ing tho year: Dr. C L. Jefferson, of
tho Hope Presbyterian church, with his
entiro congregation; Judge Pinckney,
of tho Juvenile court; tho County
Board of Visitors; the president, Mr.
W. T. Davies, and vice-president, Mr.
Julius G. Bloomfield, of our advisory
board; Bishop Schaffer, Elder Beeves,
Dr. A. J. Carey, and all who have giv
en us their assistance even in the slight
est degree. Wo extend to each and ev
ery one of you our sincere thanks and
hearty appreciation of your liberal sup
port, and we earnestly hope that you
will continue to lend a helping hand.
Our spiritual work is as follows:
Number of conversions in the home,
six; number of prayer meetings, ISO;
one backslider reclaimed, and two
babies baptized.
Wo have distributed outside of the
home one Bible, two hymn books, one
church discipline, 300 pieces of cloth
ing, 100 books and papers, eight pair
of shoes, sent to conference, $4 for
Mito missions, $1 for education, 50
cents for Bibles.
Thanking each and all for their sup
port, and earnestly hoping that each
may feel with mo that
In His Bock of Ages resting,
I enjoy a sweet repose,
Where the grace of God forever
Like a mighty river flows.
In the Bock of Ages trusting,
I am kept in perfect peace,
Till the toil of life shall cease.
Youra in His name,
' ELIZABETH M 'DONALD,
Superintendent.
ETHEL SIMPSON HYTE,
Matron.
The Louise Juvenile Home, 6130 Addi
son street, Chicago, III., December
31, 1912.
Tho W. W. held their annual recep
tion at the home of Mr. and, Mrs. D.
O. Childress, 5727 La, Fayette. Ave..
Thursday evening, December 26, where
they entertained their friends. Be-
freshments were served and a pleas
ant time reported.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Randolph, 5025
Armour. avenue, pleasantly entertained
tho following at dinner Saturday even
ing, 7:00 p. m.: Mr. and Mrs. Child
ress and daughter Beatrice, 5727 La
Fayette Ave.; Mr. J. L.. Green, 3540
8tate street; Mr. I. C. Bradly, 4758
State street. After a sumptuous re
past, games and music were features of
the evening. '
We are glad to learn that Mr. Frank
Prince, 5237 Dearborn St, is improv
ing after a serious illness. Mrs. B.
. Attorney B. F. Moseley left the city,
Tuesday evening for "Kansas city, Mo,
where on Wednesday evening at Allen
Chapel in that city, (he delivered an
oration,, on the "Emancipation Proc
lamation,." or the fifty years Yreedom
of the Uegro.
WAYMAN CHAPEL, A. M. E.
CHURCH, 12 NOBTH FRANK
LIN STREET.
Pastor, H. E.. Stewart, DJ), resi
dence, 870 North Franklin street;
phono Dearborn 6117. Sunday serv
ices 6 a. m. Prayer meeting led by
H. C. Boyd; 11 a. mi, preaching hour;
12:30 m., class meeting; 1 p. m, Sunday-school;
4:30 p. m., Sunday Club;
6 p. m., Allen League, intermediate; 7
p. m., Allen League, senior; 7:45 p. m.,
preaching; mid-week sorvico; Wednes
day night prayer mooting; Friday
night class; trustees meeting, first Mon
day in each month; official board, ev
ery two weeks.
Thero will bo a special service'
Sunday, the first Sabbath in tho
new year, all persons who are entitled
to the service of full membership re
lation will bo read in Sunday at tho
morning hour.
Tho pastor will take up some great
character of the Bible at each even
in? during the month of January.
The second quarterly meeting will
tako place at the church Sunday, Jan
uary 12. Dr. T. Beeves will preside
all day, preaching at the morning hour.
At the afternoon servico Bev. Dr. Hor
ace Graves, tho distinguished pastor of
Evanston, will preach the communion
sermon, and his choir will furnish tho
music for tho occasion. The pastors of
the city churches and of other denomi
nations will assist in tho afternoon
service.
Wayman chapel will conduct a two
weeks' scries of meetings beginning the
first of the year, preaching every night.
NEGBO BEATS WHITE WOMAN
FOUND IN BLACK HUSBAND'S
COMPANY.
Canton, Ohio, Whilo a crowd of sev
eral hundred persons, mostly wom
en, looked on and applauded, Mrs. Har
ry Johnson, a Colored woman, armed
with a club, beat a White woman whom
she found in tho company of her hus
band, a Negro, in a crowded downtown
street here today.
While his wifo was beating his White
companion, Johnson, who is six feet
four inches tall and weighs over 200
pounds, stood helplessly to one side. Ho
took no part in the disturbance.
Tho White woman is said to have
been well dressed and good looking.
When Mrs. Johnson went homo her
husband followed. She telephoned po
lice headquarters and had him locked
up.
Now, why! There are always two
sides to every question. Ex.
WHITE GENTLEMAN IN. RICH
MOND, VA. .DELIGHTS TO ASSO
CIATE WITH COLORED PEOPLE.
It is right disgusting to read of the
hypocrisy of somo White folks.
A White man was arraigned before
the police court of Richmond, Ya., the
other day, and he declared that he pre
ferred to live with Negroes rather than
his own race.
There is a great many of these kind
of White men in the South, but they
never make such a bold declaration 'of
tho fact as this man; and when the
police justice decided that the fellow
must be erazy lwas certainly telling
tho truth', because generally the aver
age White man who consorts with Ne
groes under cover aro usually the most
bitter enemies of tho Negro in public.
Ho usually tries to make his White
friends and acquaintances believe that
ho hates a Negro in his sight. Ex.
THE MEN'S CLUB OF ST. THOMAS
CHURCH.
A choir festival under the auspices
of tho-Men's Club of St. Thomas Epis
copal Church, Thirty-eighth street and
Wabash Avenue, will be held Sunday
evening, January 5, 1913, at which time
the full vested choir of St Paul's
Church,- Madison Avonue and Fifty
first Street, will render the program.
St. Paul's choir, consisting of thirty
five men and boys, is one of the best
in the city and well worth hearing. All
seats free; everybody is cordially wel
come. Services at 8 p. m.
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MUTpauiaeomaryTor. Neglected and
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CHIPS.
Mrs. Charles Bates, 4615 Portland
avenue, who is as honest as the dav ;3
long, is still a warm supporter of The
Broad At.
Major Franklin A. Dcnison and
Cary B. Lewis, were among the callers
New Year's Day on editor and Mrs.
Julius F. Taylor.
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher L. Makle
entertained a few friends New Ye-r's
Evo at their beautiful residence, -
Langley Ave. Whist and dan. in"
were indulged in long after the New
Year was ushered in.
Mr. Cary B. Lewis will be given a
gold fountain pen by the Bethel Lit7.
ary Society on tho Third Sunday m
January, for his interest in publishing
accounts of tho literary in various
papers.
Mrs. Minnie Wood and her Lttle
daughter Miss Edna, of St. Louis, Mo
are visiting her sister and brother in.
law, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Carter, 34:)
Dearborn, street. They will poss.tl?
remain in tho city for three or foar
weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Bish, S521
Wabash Ave, hold an informal rccep.
tion from two to four o'clock Tuesday
afternoon, New Year's Day, in honor
of the marriage of their son to 3Ly
Eliza Boss.
Mrs. Ed. Mead, 6351 Vincennes Ave
left Thursday morning to attend a
select dancing party at her old home
Detroit, Mich, she will return home
Monday morning.
Mrs. Robert A. Williams, 3544 Dear
born St, returned homo Tuesday morn
ing from a two weeks visit to Youn"s
town, Ohio, where she was in attend
ance at tho bedsido of her mother-in-law
Mrs. Williams who has been very
ill for some time.
J. C. Hogan, 5018 Armonr Ave- died
last Thursday evening at the County
Hospital and on Sundav raornin his
remains wore laid to re in the Lin-
coln-Oakhill Cemetery, Charles Jack
son, 3245 Stato street was in charge of
his funeral.
Dr. J. H. Sheppered of Peom, HL,
who is a prominent part of tho medical
staff of the Eighth Regiment, Blinois
National Guards, spent a few days n
this city, visiting some of his many
friends, ho made his headquarters at
the Keystone hotel, 3022 South State
St.
Attorney Edward E. Wilson, began
his duties Thursday morning at the
35th street police station, as ono of the
assistant Stato 's attorneys and his
legions of friends freely predict, that
he will have no trouble in making
good wherever ho is assigned to duty,
by State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne.
Mr. Edward Carter, 5429 Dearborn
street, who is one of the crack men
on the Chicago Northwestern Railroad,
met with a painful accident last Sat
urday morning, severely cutting one
of his fingers while splitting kindling
wood, causing, him to lay off from his
work for several weeks.
Edward Tidrington, returned home
Christmas morning from EvansviHe,
Ind., where ho was hastily summoned
at the bedside of his brother Ernest
Tidrington, who was severely and
dangerously injured in an accident in
that city several days beforo the be
ginning of the holiday season.
Hon. Edwin, A. Munger, President
of the Hamilton Club, will deliver the
"Emancipation Day" address at the
Institutional Church Sunday night at
8 o'clock.
Special musie has been arranged.
Every race-loving man and woman in
vited. Everybody welcome.
Conrrressman and Mrs. James T. Me-
Dermott, left for Washington, D. C,
Tuesday morning where they will re
main until after the extra session oi
Coneress. March 15. Mrs. McDermott
who is deeply interested in politics
and in tho success -which continue w
erown the labors of her hustling hus
band in behalf of tho voters residing
in the 4tb congressional district, wu
read The Broad Ax, each week whUe
they are absent from home.
TTn., TcrrKom Hniroi- wm on Wcdnes-
Amr innfto ?ntn ntfiea as Governor of
the great State. of New York at Al
bany, in tho midst of tho greater
-:i:.: -j t. wutr, nil Democratic
fashion. The military parade and all
the other frills in connection witn .
an affair were dispensed with and
addressing the large concourse of peo
ple, who had gathered around e
state capitol to catch a glimpse of hun,
Governor 8ulzr, promised to discharge
all 'of his duties honestly and fac
ially.
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