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APBUi 23, 1921
Entered, as Second-Class Matter, Aug.
19, 1502, at the Post Office at Chicago,
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PBESIBEOT HABDTNG- ACTS III
ACOOKD WITH BEOOMMEN-
DATION OP It A. A. O. P.
"Congress ought to Tripe the stain
of barbaric .lynching from the banners
of a free and orderly representative
democracy," was the declaration of
President Harding in his first mesago
to Congress on Tuesday, April 12, thus
complying with the request of James
Weldon Johnson, Secretary of the Na
tional Association for the Advance
ment of Colored People, who urged
this step during a peronal interview
. with the President at Washington.
Mr. Harding also urged the appoint
ment of a national inter-racial com
mission to studyand report on -the sub
ject of inter-racial relations, another
step which Mr. Johnson urged upon
the President. -
Mr. Johnson interviewed President
Harding and left with the President a
nAwndnm TiIpVi Tflt IB TWtrt;
n. tc,t,1 invitHim for ihfi
Advancement of Colored Peonle earn-
estlr reouests the President to include
in his message to Congress convening
April' 11 a recommendation that it
4.V. .afin. f- on A 'Nm.Viinrr fhn mmt
terrible blot on American ,ei vibration.' '
Tf oiniiilhr -n-rmm tfiA Bnwiintmpnt
of a National Inter-Eacial Commission
to make a thorough and sincere stuoy
of rrtftt nnrHtfnns and mrA rMntinns in
- the United States with particular ref-
t'- - . .. ....... ....
erence" to the causes" of friction. r
N., Ar A. C P. ADVANCE MEMBER-
"ship deive on utenqIiEwood,
Tim .Qnnttitunat "nisfrif Fmrlewnofl
Battalion of the 1921 Membership Drive
"Kon-7Ti Ha trnrt 1t Rnntlnv nt TTonn
Presbyterian Church, where the meet-
4 ftAfif To?nw TmTri1r in fha ITnnAr.
niens School, Major William H. Sheri-
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HON. EDWARD OSGOOD BROWN
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HON. THOMAS CAREY
President of the Carey Brick Co., owner of extensive oil
wells in California, which are producing thousands of barrels
of oil per day, and it would be a mighty fine thing if Mr. Carey
would consent to serve as chairman of the Democratic Cen
tral Committee of Cook County.
dan assembled a most enthusiastic
group of workers in that section. Ifn.
Fannie Turner, Chairman of the meet
ing, announced the object of the meet
ine openinjr with prayer by the Pastor,
Bev. Williams. The principal address
in behalf of the N. A. A. C. P. was de
livered by Morris Lewis, Colonel of the
drive. Mr. Lewis, with the wonderful
enthusiasm and momentum that he has
developed in this work, very forcefully
emphasized the support to which the
organization is entitled, his remarks be
ing- interrupted with determined ap
plause. J. M. "Brumfield, Assistant City
Prosecuting Attorney, followed Mr.
Lewis and added an unmistakable
emphasis to the spirit of the meeting,
elosine his remarks by presenting the
following resolution which was unai
Whereas, wo look with suspicion and
terror upon the revival in our country,
and tha institution in the State of Illi
nois, of the Ku KhucKlan, and view
with amazement the bold advertise
ment in. the -pnblie press of this or
ganization, bringing to memory its ne
farious and ernel outrages heaped upon
In-ml American citizens, defenseless
and innocent, during the Beeonstrue-
tion period, be it
Sesolved, that the Chicago Branch,
National Association for the Advance
Tnpnt nt Cfllnnwl PpOTlle. in Dublic mCCt
ing assembled in Hope Presbyterian
(Thnrrh. Chinuro. SnndaV. Atlril 17.
1921, do respectfully but firmly assert
tnat tne auveni or wc jv.u mux man
within the Confines of this State, tends
to inflame the breasts of its law-abid-
. ... ... i i a j iat..
ing citizens wuu. aaia-u uiu ptcjuiuv
so disturbing as to be in ctTeet an as
sault upon the peace, tranquillity and
Airmitv of the neonlc of the State of
Illinois, and we, theraforc, call the at
tention of the Governor, the Attorney
non0m1ind th Onnernl Assemhlvof the
Rtnfof tlioSfafo'a Aftnrnnv nn3 Sheriff
of Cook County; the Mayor; City Conn-
!! ntiil fHiipf nf Pftlirfl nt thft Citv of
Chicago; and also the People of the
nn1flin n Tin rnl lint fT lfl
taken, investigations instituted and
i - .
nrosecutings commenced that will rid
the State of this organization and
avert this threatened mstruslon upon
the calm and peaceful progress of our
Greui Commonwealth, and be it
Bcsolved, that a copy of this resolu
tion be forwarded to tho officials and
governmental bodies named.
Before the closo of tho meeting Ma
ior Sheridan and his captains and
lieutenants enrolled a number of new
memberships and say they are de
termined to solieit at least 1,500 new
members in their section.
N. A. A. O. P. 1921 MEMBERSHIP
DBIVE OPENING BALLY.
Next Sunday a 3 p. m. at Pilgrim
Baptist Church, 33rd and Indiana ave
nue the official opening of the N. A. A.
C P. Membership Drive will take place.
The management has carefully pre
pared its workers in training and in
structions meetings and are ready now
to go to the public with their Member
ship Selling Machine in working order.
Colonel Morris Lewis will open the
tnrottie ,e auuoay ana uj j -
.. ... .. . ir- o
will nave enrouea over xu,uw
bership. in this -drive. Short inspir.-
tional talks will bo delivered by Bev. 8.
EL J. Watson of Pilgrim Church, Bev.
J. W. Walker of St. Panl Presbyterian
j. w. waiter 01 au ram rraujK
. , . . t ei.. a
N. Avendoiph, Bobert Hiker Md Mor-
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ris Lewis, tho principal addresses be-
" A"" "" " ..,,,
ing reserved for Hon. A. H. Boberta
and Charles & Morris, -Jr. To this
meeting tho woricers, memocra aau
friends "of the N. A. A. C P. arc cor
DEATH OP DB. J. WEBB CUBTIS AT
HOT SPBHTGS, ABB1, WHO AT
ONE TIME BEKIDKD IN
The latter part of last week Dr.
James Webb Curtis, who was well
known in this eity where he resided for
sdmo years shortly after the Spanish-
American War, passed away at nis
home at Hot Springs, Ark., after an ill
ness of three weeks.
Dr. Curtis was born in Marion, Ahu,
July 29, 1856, in time ho honorably
served as Postmaster at Manon and as
Special Deputy in tho Pension Office.
Ho graduated with high. Honors trom
tho Howard uniyersity iicdteai col
lege and he successfully practiced in
this city and at Hot Springs.
Dr. Dr. Curtis was Surgeon in the
Bth Illinois Beeiment and went to Cuba
as Surgeon in the 48th Vol at tho timo
of the Spanish-American War. After
Bocndine three years in the Fhlllipines,
Jr. Curtis resumed the jraetiee of
medicine nt Hot Springs.
He-leaves a. wife, two -daughters and
two- urandehildren: two brothers, T. A-
aad Wr P. Curtis in St. Lonisr brother
A. T. Curtis in Chicago,. and two sis
terv Mrs. J. B. Porter of Atlanta and"
Mrs. Mary May of Sedalia, Mo.
ESXX8T H. WILLIAMSON, THETJP-
XO-DAXB FUNEEAL. DIBECTOB,
HAS BOOSED THE SERVICES
OP DX. 3. riNN AS HIS ADV28-
Dr. P- Pinn, who was for quite a few
years successfully engaged in Ihe stor
age, Tan ird moving business in tne
fertv-iftb Mock .on-State street; has
disponed, of alt hisliterest in that line
of hsslnpf f. andlho'has sow become ihe
aivtisisi? itrruaeerji or JAr. JBrnest H.
KWimun, iuo jiiwre&BiTB uu ujricr
date andcrtaierSlSl-S. Kate street.
Ht. Finn. beinafuH-ef bBsitess, will
V.--. -r S".''" i. .
itmrr . jxhsb, tboxb xaisp
iaaajaround tie wiUi&mses, seders
CHARLES E. STUMP, THE
ENT FOR THE BROAD ax.hjdt .J,- fjjf
WEEK BEEN HOLDING FORTH AT RflAJD,
FLORIDA, AND VISITING OTHER POINTS IN THE
ORANGE GROWING STATE.
MW1. Plk With Wiliams out of
i, . 'r tha time beinc. I feel as
happy as a Junebug, and in spite of all
tha has been said or done, x can icv
that there is a better day ahead for.
me and mine, and wo will yet come
into our own. While l don't anow
how many pcoplo have been put away
n !, a.th farm of Williams in Jas
per Connty, Georgia, and has made the
state famous, yet l can sec won""""
of thrifty men and women of my race
who have never een that farm and
I am now in Miami, a city where
just yesterday, so to speak, a roan was
almost lynched for driving an automo
bile car carriage, belonging to a wnuo
man, and the crackers down in this
town .swore by tho eternal candlestick
that wo should never be allowed to run
one down here, but one day tho young
men of my race got as full aa tne uevu
fl hell fire as a tick full of human
blood, and for a fow minutes thoro was
some real flying down Here, ana uor
since that time they havo been running
"Tell tho angels to get down our
dinners and dust them of, for w.aro
on our way to glory," was tho messago
to heaven by the youngmen, ana wncn
they got through cracking neaus aown
hero tho men of my rneo were told that
they could run all the automobiles they
could get hold of to run, and there
has been no more automobilo trouble in
Miami. It took just a little grit, that's
My people are doing some wonderful
things -down here, and I am proud of
them. I think I have told you about
I. L. Jones, who is known to all the
pcoplo from way up yonder as "irar
on' Jones. He is a man of wealth, a
man of industry ,a man of thrift, and
a man who is known by the great men
of America .who has had as his guest
Andrew Carnegie and his family, and
other men of wealth, but the latest was
President Warren G. Harding, of the
United 8tates. He came down here
when a young man, and purchased some
of these little islands down here. He
elected to erect his mansion onPorgiee
Key, which is just about 30 miles from
Now what happened, en these rocky
lands, if you would call it land, or what
ever it' (s, he is the. king lime raiser,
then he has .graps fruit, that will melt
in your mouth without sugar, tomatoes,
and on these he has accumulated his
wealth and. two spnvnn possession for
any human boiag. He will measure
about sis f set Iz his sox, as Alack as
the shoes he 'wears, but a business man
of the first Tfatec Be - -telling the
- what MagttTt honcsty and
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There is another man, here in this
. . . v?
town and he is an inspiration to nis
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von a lot and build you a house on
yB B ia BUU " . J . , . ,.
terms, and then he has erected a three
terms, i ana ,
ory notei -' -
j Tnipn xor m. cusiiuk nucu mm.w.
town ior us, cosung ""r4
about one hundred thousand dollars,
and believe me honey it is a dream
The Dorsor HoteL takes it place among
the best in this country, and ranks
with the big hotels down here in this
place, Jhenco our tounso snay come
down hero and spend all the time they
want in a real hotel owned and oper
ated by our people, and have first
Here I am down here in this part of
tho world, and I am here on invitation
of Bev. J. B. Evans, Pastor of tho Mt.
Zion Baptist Church, and a man wth
COL. HABVEY'S WEEKLY YIELDS
GHOST WITH A SMILE
AND A KICK.
New York. The last issue of Har
vey's Weekly has appeared, its editor
and owner, CoL George Harvey, having
announced upon his appointment as
ambassador to Great Britain that he
would discontinue its publication.
Under the caption of "Good-hy: A
Brief AutoFiography," tho demise of
tho weekly was announced with a re
view of its three years' fight against
President Wilson and the Leaguo or.
"The final test came in tho -national
campaign," the autobiography states.
ii xa wtinn ftin -pntAE -were counted.
tho glorious news was heralded that
America had Vedeclarcd her indepen.
deneo by a majority of nearly-8,000,-000.
It remained only for the new-
president to ..clinch the . nail already
driven Jnto the ofttn of tne wretcned
lcague-an.1 this, with fidelity to it
pledge and with characteristic finality,
he did in his -first message to Congress.
: "So the war is, won; Um league is
dead; autocarey is nov more; the nin
compoops -are oufc
The "autobiography,1 presumably
written bjr-Col. Ha'rray, adds that' the
weekly has" been: accused of a savage
attacks and vehement and jritriolic as
sswlt" ' '
"The 'charges are traej" the" aate"bl
ography coSUBues. "I have drawn
anon all jht resourcea.' --X have given
jfreely and, t have accepted ehecriry.
A fight's" a-sght.- 1 mamtam simply
that I have told -nothing tut the truth;
. . 1 L I.A.1 a
a vision, a man who ua - -trained
mind, and an educator. Bev.
Evans, was at one time tho dean of
Bogcr Williams University, Nashville,
Tenn., resigned to tako up work here
in this town. Well this young man is
rtnlnff 8omo.nreacher business, and has
erected a parsonage for tho church
which cost $10,000, and it is paid tor,
and ho is now looking around to find
something elso to do. God bless him.
Now how did I got here may do tne
onestion asked f I have been "going
some believe mo honey ,and I am go
ing sorao more before I end horc. J
think I was way up yonder when I
wrote to you last week, sending you
a letter from Savannah, Ga where I
was the guest of Bov. Wrenn and his
wife. I talked and walked with them,
then got myself together and went over
to Jacksonville, Fla., where' I had the
pleasure of hearing a real concert by
tho Morchouso College Glco Club. This
was a great coneert, and I enjoyed it
very much, and when it was over I
went to tho home of Grand Chancellor
W. W. Andrews, where I spent the
night the guest of this man. Mrs. An
drews, I -have told you about her be
fore. She is the privato secretary of
her hsuband, and worthy of the posi
I was thrown in company with
Joseph S. MeLnnc, that great head-
waiter, and I have been invited to visit
his home which I will do in jl, few days
from now, and I will tell you a fow
thines about him in my other letter.
I looked around, and then I got myself
together, and went to St. Augustine,
Fla.. the euest of Prof. N. W. Collier,
President of the Florida Normal and
Industrial Institute, which is to be tho
leadinc school in Florida, and is lo
cated in the ancient city, St. Augustine,
Fla. Ho had his automobile car car
riage waitine at the East Coast Line
stable to meet me, and after it had met
me, soon I was over the five miles at
the building where I was to spend the
Prof. Collier thought enough of me to
invite me down there to be the speaker
for what& known as Founder's Day,
and I was right there with the goods.
Both Taces were there to hear me, and
I just stepped about and walked about
Zion, and put some pep into it. This
was & fine thing for me, and I enjoyed
talkinjr about the Center of tne uni
verse, and man's place in the world. I
eertainly did try to blow about man,
and many of the peoplo wanted me to
make another speech, when I was
through with the Jlrst one, but I was
not ready for the question.
Professor Collier, is doing a great
work, and he is supported by some
strong teachers. I got through with
them and then made my way to an
other part of the busy world.
WelL I was down here at the step
ping off place, and will soon step off,
but I want to go to tho meeting of
the National Baee Congress, May 5, m
Wasineton, D. C, ior this is going to
havo much to do with our people, and
it is coiner to take up tho matter of
Legislation for the future Wo must
Ut sit down and wait for something to
happen for us now, but we must got
busy and help these things to happen,
and if wo failed to do so then tho fu-
4ti?M vitll V. oV fiiv
, . . . . .
What aro you doing! What has been
your mottot What are you going to do
for us, and. for yourself I Are you inter
ested in the future of your people I I
am not so particular about the nwncrciitable
.... . i .- -1- . T
wno is to dc appomica to a juu, oa j.
am about tho right of human beings.
Let us all pray together.
CHARLES E. STUMP.
that I have sot down naught in malice
or vindictivencss, and that X cherish no
resentments now when I pass on as
quietly as may bo upon the fulfillment
of what I conceive to be my mission."
A JkfOEON IS JUST -A, MOBON,
JUDGE DAVID LEARNS.
Questions Experts, Then ?nds Man to
Judge -Joseph B. David "shook his
head when he was asked to define a
moron Thursday night.
A moron,' he said. "Well a" moron
is a. moron." Then he stopped." "That.'a
not a fair question to ask me," he
said, "uct tne minuxes zrom ine
The judge had spent the day ques
tioning several "psychologists irC an
joffort to obtain a dear definition of tho
Tho nhvsieians were subpoened to
testify in the ease of Samuel Adamatz,
who- is charged witn contnbutingjo
the delinquency of sever 1 small boys.
Question .Baffles .Alieaista.
The judgo read a- hypothetTcal, ques
tion to Dr. Sidney Kuh, .an . alienist
with iweniynino years? experience. '
-'I don't quite understand your ques-T
tion; said, the physieiaa' - -TJ
"What do Toa- avfy-snapped'".the
jf dge turning' towardjDt. John J Ma?
honey. . ' j ' - ' -
nt ihink thai there-' is something
wrtagrilh the' queslion,'. answered
the phyjieaan, as some" of the specta
tors" tittered. . ' , '. r
"The term moron is aot a staad-
HON. CHARLES KRUTCKOFF
The popular and ever smiling member of the Board of At
sessors of Cook County who would make a dandy ReputEa,
candidate for treasurer of Cook County in 1922.
ardized term," Dr. Kuh explained. "It
mesas a high erade imbecile whose de
fects are less on the intellectual side
than they are on the moral or ethical
Sends Man to Asylum.
Dr. Edmund Jacobson said "a moron
is a subnormal individual whose intel
lect falls into the Binet rating of 7 to
12 years old and whose normal ability
is not sufficient to conduct his own af
Judge David conferred with assistant
State '-s Attorney Bamsey. They de
cided Adamatz was insane and the de
fendant was committed tothe Asylum
for Criminal Insane at Chester, HL
CAVALBY A. M. S. ZIO!. GHUBCH
Bev.-J. H. Chase, Pastor.
Last Sunday the njprning service was
well attended. --Thepastor preached a
pery inspiring sermon, his subject was,
"TheWagea of Sin Is Death," the
subject was well handled, showing the
speaker had given considerable thought
and study to it.
This coming Sunday is the last Sun
day of our rally, all well wishinp
friends don't forget us.
Tho choir master from St; Catherine's
Church rendered a fine program which
was enjoyed very much.
Th,c pastor organized four new clubs
Monday evening. He believes in doing
I business for the Master.
Tho Bazaar Committee made a com
plete report for the bazaar, if was very
The Wilting Workers will give a
pink tea at tho "church Wednesday
evening, April 27, all arc invited.
Tho Young Men's Club are giving a
banquet- May 12, it is going td bo very
Tho Buds of Promiso are doing a
splendid work. -The children aro the
. .-'..-;. '
-. rrommen: .mason, ana
All the members are quite basy trj
ing to make a goxi siowingr or
Mrs. Anna Ferguson wis on the sick
list last Sundav.
Miss Wilma Powers was with as
again Sunday. She has Kea on tie
THE NECESSITY CLUB HAS
OPENED UP A SPLENDID
DAY NUBSEBY AT 3518
& DEABBOBN ST.
Monday of this week the Keteartr
Club whose officers always believe n
doing or accomplishing something pru
tical, opened up a permanent day Mi
scry at 3518 S. Dearborn street.
The house at that number ha beta
thoroughly renovated and put in a first
elass sanitary condition and Moiiij
being the opening day many bo i
and women from all parts of the eity
visited the quarters.
8o far more than forty children in
being cared for daily at the nursery.
Miss Laura French is President of tie
Necessity Club, Mrs. Harvey A. Wit-
kins was Chairman of the Reteptio
Committee. Mrs. Eliza Johnson, wis
has worked very hard night and day
for its success, is Chairman of tie
Board of Directors and Chaimaa o:
the House Committee.
- Tho Necessity Club Dav Nursery a
highly worthy of the support of tie
charitably inclined people of Chicago.
LAID TO BEST.
The Rev. E. P. Rohmon. Pastor of
Antioch Baptist Church, a
Layaycttc avenue, aft. r in ulne
more than twelve months ra-,5ca a"4-'
!.. -nrnif nnii was ImnP'i from Bethle
hem-Baptist Church. - th ard Wah-
avenue, Tuosdav. Hw ldv lav m -at
Antioch Church all day Monday
whore hundreds of fn.n'l. T.pd
BACK FBOM ST. LOUIS.
Mrs.- Nellie Knimm i'V. t U E
avenue, who has sfent t-vo months a
St. Louis, Mo., with robtves a
friends, is back in tr ty s
pleased with her trip
DR, WALTER N. THOMAS
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