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to adopt a new policy. For I an; tone
svho believe that here'in the midsi of
an alien civilization, here in this coun
try, whoso soil is enriched by our toil,
and hallowed by the blood and tears
of our ancestors, the American Negro
Tvill yet be able to reach the fall stat
ure of manhood and citizenship, and
under God and eternal vigilance on. our
part, maintain it in peace and with
THE IiADTRfl MINSTEEL SHOW
AND DANCE WAS A STUNNING
"Wednesday evening the much talked
of Ladies Minstrel show and dance
was on the billboards at Oakland
Music Hall and in every way it was a
stunning success, the cast of characters
were as follows:
INTEEIiOODTOB Mrs. G. W. Lacey.
Miss Bones, Mrs. Percy Ash; Miss
Spare Bones, Mrs. "Wm. Emanuel; Miss
Dimples, Mrs. Hattie Claybrooks; Miss
Marble Head, Mrs. Georgia Cabell;
Miss Chumpy, Mrs. Lillian Brown;
Miss Daffydffl, Mrs. Mattie Thornton.
Mrs. Eudora Lockett, Mrs. Lillian
Brown, Mrs. A. Jackson, Miss Anna B.
Barnes, Miss Irma Jackson, Mrs. Jes
sie Smith, Mrs. Mary Lou Ash, Mrs.
Gertrude Johnson, Mrs. G. "W. Lacey,
Mrs. Mattie Thornton, Mrs. Gertrude
Martin, Mrs. Hattie Claybrooks, Mrs.
Mary Bichardson, Mrs. Wm. Emanuel.
Opening Chorus, "Way Down South"
"They Always Pick on Me" Mrs.
Mattie Thornton; "Good Bye Bose"
Mrs. Percy Ash; "You're My Baby"
Mrs. Wm. Emanuel; "Till the Sands
of the Desert Grow Cold" Mrs. Georgia
Cabell; "Teach Me That Beautiful
Love" Miss Irma Jackson; "Porto
Bico" Mrs. Hattie Claybrooks; "Geor
gia Bose" Mrs. Tallinn Brown; "Gar
den of Love" Mrs. G. W. Lacey; "Bag
Time Ball" By Club.
Mrs. Armstrong's Beeeption
"Golly, Ain't I Wickedf" By Bose-
bud and Bads; "For This" composed
by Beginald DeKoven, Mrs. Jessie
THBEE LITTLE MAIDS
Mrs. Georgia Cabell, Miss Irma Jack
son, Mrs. Mary Lou Ash, "The Lone-
somest Girl" Mrs. Mattie Thornton.
Mrs. Hattie Claybrooks, Mrs. Hattie
Barnes, Mrs. Lilian Brown.
Male Impersonator, Mrs. Gertrude
Johnson; Soprano 8olo,'"Senora" Mrs.
Marie Burton-Hyram; "Good Night
Beloved" By Club
Mme. Minnie Adams, Musical Director.
Mr. Taylor Accompanist
Garfield "Wilson's Orchestra.
The affair was given for the benefit
of the Settlement Club and Mrs. Will
iam Emanuel and the other Ladies tak
ing part in it displayed some fine
hosiery and much ability along min
strel lines. j
Delightful dancing followed the
THE AMANDA SMITH HOME.
The Interracial Circle of the Amanda
Smith Home was organized by Mr. C
E. Winston, superintendent, the last
week in November, 1912, with women
of both races as members. This circle,
which is permanently organized, will
care for the dependent children in the
Smith home. At Christmas time the
largest party in the history of the
work was given by these good women
who are working with the same zeal
now to carry on the providing of com
forts for the needy. Great progress
has been made during the past few
months and as every department, in
cluding the treasurer's books, is open
to all visitors a cordial invitation is
extended to any who may be interested
in seeing the institution. The officers
for the coming year will serve. Presi
dent, Mrs. Ophie Wells; vice-president,
Mrs. M. A. Stoker; treasurer, Mrs. Hal
liday; recording secretary, Miss Lillian
Chapman; corresponding secretary
Mrs. Cranshaw: chairman of social
eommittee, Mrs. Eva Baymore; leader
of financial campaign, Mrs. A. M. Mil
lard. It is hoped many will avail them
selves of the opportunity of co-opera-1
Real Estate and Renting
160 NORTH FIFTH AVENUE
R Y.Ctnvfptk Ann ulBuidlk Stmt, 0f7i!t MTpiii lilbT.SH
TpWtio 3301 " CHICAGO
DESIRABLE FLATS TO RENT
2720 Dearborn Street, i2od flat, 6 rooms-$19 . , . J
3741 La SaHe-Satiet.ind flat, center, 4 rood & bath-$15
2426 SemirjarrAqeflt,4nna $14 dh.a
5521 Shields " Ave.', 1st fla. 5 rooms and bath-418
7230 WentwortiATe 2nd flat, 7 joomsnd te-fZ2
5754 Wentwortn Are.; 2mf flat front, 5 rooms and bath-$18
tioa with this circle in providing for
the home. Each Wednesday morning
at Douglass Center at 11 a, m. is the
hour for work.
Harrison Emanuel will give a violin
recital at Kimball Bill immediately
Mrs. B. Davis 3532 State street has
been seriously ill for the past two
weeks. She is on the mend at the
J. T. Thompson, U. a Light-house
tender, San Juan, Porto Bico, has be
come a regular subscriber to The Broad
Cary B. Lewis will address the lit
erary society of Bethel Church Sunday
afternoon at 4:30 on the "Literary
Lights of the Afro-American Bace."
Mr. and Mrs. Elijah H. Johnson. 302R
Vernon avenue, will leave February 5th
for Hot Springs, Ark, where they will
spend the remainder of tho winter.
.ur. wm. a. ifoulkes -will address
The Negrp Fellowship League, Sunday,
January in, 4 p. m., on the "Panama
J. H. BOBEBTS,
Harry J. Kelly, proprieter and mana
ger of the La Verdo Buffet, 3100 State
street, runs an up-to-date establishment
in every respect and at all times, he
naie fellow well met.
The News, of Louisville, Ky, in its
last issue reproduced our entire article
on Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnson and the
Eighth Begiment ball, and it made
mighty good reading for the people re
siding in that section of the country.
Madam Phil Green, 243 W. 47th
street, is negotiating for a store in the
loop district on Wabash avenue, to es
tablish a larger place as a first class
beauty parlor. She has ben ?n ,
osewart building, Washington
State streets for the part year.
Mrs. James H. Johnson, 3650 Prairie
avenue, is an active worker nr .
Settlement Club and the Phyllis Wheat-
y, woman's Club and in her quiet
W and unassuming manner, Mrs.
Johnson, Js accomplishing much good
along practical lines among those who
.uceu moral support and
George P. Latchford, the successful
tea and coffee merchant, at the corner
of 4th street and Emerald avenue,
has been indorsed at a mass meeting,
held at Fitzgerald Hall, 4725 South
Halsted street, by a large number of
Democrats, to make the race for Alder
man of the 30th Ward, at the coming
Mre. Martha B. Anderson, Chicago,
HL, Mrs. Daisy Merchant, Cincinnati,
Ohio, and Miss Mayme Hutt, of St.
Louis, Mo, were entertained in prand
style last Saturday afternoon and even-J
mg at a Aiatinee Dance given by Miss
Georgia Lattimore, Mrs. Stephen Bell,
Mrs. Georgia Emerson, and Dr. J. A.
l. Lattimore at the odd "FVTTnw'. tt.ii
A large number of friends were pres
entThe News, Louisville, Ky, Jan.
The W. W. Club met at the home of
Mrs. Pearl Bandolph, 5025 Armour
avenue., Thursday Eye., the following
members were installed for this year
by Miss A. Nelson, Sect! of the past
Mr. D. C. Childress, Pres.; Mrs. K.
Johnson, "Vice Pres.; Mrs. P. Morgan,
Seet.j Mrs. D. Smithy Treas.; Mrs. O.
Williams, Matron and Mrs. Birdie. Hoi-
Ioway, Asst. Sect, may our new Pros,
and co-workers make this & record
Benjamin Hunter, one of the rising
and enterprising young' Afro-Ameri-cans
of Cincinnati, Ohio, -who has for
a long time been a firm supporter of The
Broad Ax, has adopted song writing
. uveunooa, and two of his latest
songs, "The Bird of Freedom" i
"The Last 8upper" have been accept
ed and aro being published by tit
National Publishing Company, 1547
Broadway, New York City. In a short
time his songs will be on sale at the
Frank L. Gale Piano Company, 315P
Alonzo Malone, who is one of the
charter members of the Aonomnttnr
Club, has for more than sixteen years,
ittvoraDiyanaiaithruUy served as chef
for W. J. Jackson, the able and far
seeing first vice-president and general
manager of the Chicago and Eastern
HKnois railroad, and Mr. Malone who
has for the past three years, without
cost, superintended the cooking of the
fine eatables and other fixings which
have been dished up to the queen's
taste at the banquets given by the Ap
pomattox Club, is loud in declaring"
that Mr. Jackson, who has always been
friendly towards worthy Afro-Americans
and greatly interested in the ad
vancement of the Colored race, has the
reputation of being one of the very
best all around railroad men in this
Hampton (Va.) Institute Students
Render Charming Musical Festival.
Hampton. Va. The annual Christ
mas carol concert, given by tho great
chorus of Hampton Institute students.
Included the following numbers: C"
"Adeste Fldeles" iJ. Reading. 1692?;
"Holy Night" (Franz G ruber. 181S);
Victor VIctrola duet, -Song of the
Ages" (L H. Meredith): violin obligate.
Mr. W. M. O. Tessmann. bandmaster
Hampton institute: -Night of Nights"
(Vandewater), baritone solo, Mr. Tress
ler Scott, singing teacher Hampton In
stitute. "Ye Shepherds Awake" (German folk
melody): "Hall to Messiah" (Charles
Bochan): "Hallelujah Chorus" (Han
del's "Messiah"); "Christmas Hymn"
(old" carol melody): "0 Holy Night"
(soprano solo), Mies Adelaide L. Hutch
Ins, singing teacher, Hampton Institute.
"The Babe of Bethlehem" (tradition
al); "Venlte Adoreznus Domlnum" (G.
W. Warren): "Glory to God In the
Highest" (a Simper): "He Is King of
Kings" (plantation melody). The pian
ists were Miss Frances H. Rogers and
Mr. Allen H. Gates of Hampton Insti
tute. Franklin on Lack of Business System.
The need of good business manage
ment In the eonduct of household af
fairs of churches and lodges and of
the business enterprises of the race
Is not given the recognition it should
have, says Editor C A. Franklin In
the Denver Statesman. The earning
power of the Save Is too little to admit
of leakage, yet poor managers go along
blithely trusting to luck and guessing
on their business instead of knowing
the facts from carefully kept books.
Foreign Mission Board's Great Work.
The foreign mission board of the na
tional Baptist convention, which has
been recently located In Philadelphia,
covers mission stations in five forelgl
countries. These mission headquar
ters aro looked after by 135 mission
aries and native workers and have a
membership of more than 40,000. The
Bev. L. G. Jordan is the correspond
ing secretary of the board in Philadel
phia, which was formally located in
Ambition of the Rev. Dr. J. W. Rankin.
If the plans mapped out by the Rev.
Dr. J. W. Rankin, missionary secretary
of the A. M. K h"urch. with headquar
ters in New York, do not miscarry be
will raise J-VUmo during 1913 for mis
sions as a sf lal fund In commemora
tion of the fiftieth anniversary of the
freedom of the race in the United
States. Dr. Rankin has recently re
moved his family from Texas to Brook
lyn. where be has established bis resi
dence. Let us. then, be up and doing
Doing every one we meet
So that through the years ensulax
We may hare enough to eat.
Mrs. Newedd Jack, dear. I want you
to get "your life Insured. Newedd
Why7 Are you going to do your own
cooking? Boston Transcript.
potjs rAX bbtcfk BTjrxDratJ pox
SA1S AT A BASOADr.
Tor sals, four fiat brick buflding, at
a bargain, located ea. Amour areace,
Bear 30th Street. Seat $60 per Boat.
Ync further iaferaaiiaB, eaH ea or
address Julias 7. Taylor, 5027 Amour
arease, Tasaa DrexeL 4590.
thi is & good iaractmszt and good
' Tor Bent, 4431-33 South State Street,
four (4)-zoea spaztmests,
4519-23 Evans Avenue, six room
330S Hhodea Avenue, House eight
looms la perfect condition.
Xafsire, Chicago. Seal Zstata Ijosji
and. Tras Company,
117 Kertk Deaxbsja. Street Sees SM,
Pkaw BiTrtelfh S771
The wall paper industry In this
country Is about 100 years old, but the
general use of wall paper dates from
The islam of Manhattan contains
twenty-two square miles.
Cork's Water Club.
Cork can boast of the honor of hav
ing established the Water Club of the
Harbor of Cork, the first yacht club in
the United Kingdom, Lord Inchlquln,
the Hon. James O'Brien, Charles
O'Neill, Henry Mitchell and John
Bogers being Its first members. The
flag was "the royal Irish harp and
crown on a green field In the center."
It came Into existence some time be
The average number of horses killed
In Spanish bullfights every year ex
ceeds 5.000. while from 1.000 to 1,200
bulls are sacrificed.
The Russians invented wood navinz
r for streets.
Big Money For Songs.
Many mu.slcians besides merely com
ic song writers have gained golden re
wards by their works. Sullivan re
ceived $50,000 in royalties from "Tho
Lost Chord." MIn Old Madrid"
brought Its composer until then un
known to fame $75,000.
Opals, expanding with heat, often
burst their settings and when con
tracted through restoration to normal
temperature drop out.
" Monument of Tears.
""Marking the dividing line between
Europe and Asia and of Russia and Si
beria at the summit of the Ural moun
tains. Is the "monument of tears," a
white, triangular pyramid, so signifi
cant to the unfortunate exile, whose
eyes here catch a final glimpse of the
land which contains all that is dear to
Wearing tight boots affects the
whole system. Appetite, complexion
and eyesight all suffer. - Some physi
cians assert thnt baldness Is partly to
be ascribed to this practice.
Asia has 17.037.WHJ square miles and
The towns and villages of the Vlachs
are more solidly built than those of
any other Balkan race. Notwithstand
ing their love of attractive stone
houses, the Vlachs are great wander
ers, and during the summer the great
er part of the male population of the
towns travel far about the country
dealing In horses. They are shrewd
There are five men to every two
women in the Falkland islands, off
Cape Horn. The total population is
875, of whom 270 are males and
It takes the constant labor of 00,000
people to make matches for the world.
Sand Is the main constituent of
glass, constituting from 52 to 65 per
cent of the mass of the original mix
ture or from GO to 75 per cent of the
finished product after melting has
driven off carbon dioxide and other
volatile materials. On the quality of
the sand depend the transparency,
brilliancy and .hardness of the glass.
There is a market for broken glass.
Some of it is ground in fine powder
like particles and used for various
purposes. At other times it is remelt
ed and mode into new gloss objects.
All of the Same Name.
"In a certain Swiss valley," writes a
traveler, '"family after family there
bears the same name Tresch all re
lationship being lost in antiquity. So
to distinguish the guides they must be
known you may see it in Baedeker
as Joseph Tresch the Bed and Joseph
Tresch the Black."
Lightning clouds aro seldom more
than 700 yards from tho earth.
Net Making In Holland.
The manufacture of fishing nets has
for centuries been a very Important
industry in Holland, which In the
seventeenth century had a fleet of
over 2,000-smncks engaged In the her
ring fishery. The business U still a
"Sublimo)orte" Is one of those Eu
ropean expressions for Turkish, fnstl
tstlons which are never used by the
Tnrks 'themselves. The Ottoman gov
emmenf s official title for itself is hu-ikyamet-1-senre
"the glorious govern
ment." Turks' do not speak of "the
sultan." but of "the padiihah." a Per
sian term meaning the -"father o moo
Mberia alone takes up oae-nisth of
all ta hod on the globe.
Aaptraskls twenty-sir times as Iarye
ait W United Kingdom, fifteen thBesr
akrsjraJTrznee and alsest eqaal is
sew to the Halted States.
Hiles J. Devine
Attorney at Law
Rat. Dread. 7990
WALTER M. FARMER
ATTORNEY AT LAW
arte 70S, 1M WaaUatrtea Si.
NaUry hUU CHICAGO, ILL.
Ks 500 Et St
J. GRAY LUCAS
Attorney At Law
TL Ccrtnl S1U
Franklin A Denison
Attorney at Law
St W. KAKDOLPM STXXET
A. D. GASH
118 North La Salle St. Chicago
Suit 615 u 616
Offlu Pant AattnsUe 44-185
Rti. Fhsnt Aatoautlc 73-137
W, G. ANDERSON
Salt 5,'KtBoiiit Caarch Block
3. E. Car. Clark & Wuhlirten SU., CHICAGO
Rtildisec 364Z Prairie An.
John J Dunn
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Psoas Oakland 466Z
Front 9 a-nt. to 5 p.m.
From 7 p .n. to 9 p.m.
Sunday by Appeintsttat R
47C9 S. State St
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4515 yet here
And it is
which characterizes air- the
products of the
Come in ;and
Other styles $2? to $200.
FRANK L GALE PIANO CO.
3159 S. State Street : : Chicago
THB BBOAD AX OUUf XX TOTJXD
OK&ALB AT YHX POLLOWIHO
Troa oa and after this date Ska
Broad Ax, can be found ea sale a4 tae
following saws stands:
A. 1. Terraloa, eigar store aad news
stand, 6004 Bate street.
George J. Martin, maker of fine eiaaxs
aad news stand, IS W. 31st Bt, near
S. M. Harvey's barber shop aad
aews stand, 3924 State street.
Jfr. Nellie Phelps, cigars, aotisas
and aews stand. 15 W. 36th St, aeu
W. 8. Cole, cigars, tobacco aad aews
stand; 84 W. 31st St, near Dearborn,
T. tf. tiMif laundry offlee aad news
stand, 11 W. 29th Bfc, near State.
B. Davis, cigars, tobacco and asws
stand, 3533 State 8t
W. H. Maxwell, notions, elgaxs, te
baeeo, eeaf eetions and aews stand, 6344
Edward Telix, notions, cigars aas
aews stand, 62 W. 30th St.
1. Bishop, cigars, tobacco and aews
stand, 8 W. 27th St, near State.
Sylvester McQloffln, aews stand and
laundry office, 4122 State St.
William Gaughan, laundry office,
cigars, tobacco and nawa stand, 2638
Mrs. I. B. Taylor, notions, cigars
aad news stand, 15 W. 36th Street,
A. D. Hayes, Cigars, Tobacco, No
tions, Stationery and News stand, 3640
South State street.
J. Hamilton, news stand, out of town
papers, and shoe shining parlor, 3220
8outh State street.
J. H. Boberts, barber shop and news
stand, 3308 State street.
THE AMERICAN LIFE INSURANCE
COMPANY OF ILLINOIS.
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lUstir SUtt Crrtrout SotrrtslM.
noo.0o6depositd with tae'8tate.2FoUdesof all
kinds, ranging froca Sre canti to ten thoosand
dollars. Oar lndottriiEContnctj giro to tae color
ed policy holder mora tfcia any ot&er. company tot
the same weekly premium.
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Information of ntes and nines at joar age will
be famished tree, opon stringy oarage, name and
The Asstrieaa Lift lararaget Ce.. ef Illiaali,
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Telephones, CALUMET (4401-4425
J. S. DORSEY, Druggist
2701 Dearborn St. CHICAGO
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will naksi It soft and wlor. Pr cripttax
fnllr compounded. Sbtmm yomr ORDERS
2 Donglas Hotel
Beta. ts3s Heat, Baatxis Llzai
Oaiud 1M9 Rm. OallMd 17601 Ante. 79156
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Victors $10 to $100.
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