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CHICAGO, TU SATURDAY, JUL if, 11
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iL Jmn Arthur Johnson, the Foritlter Heaw Weicrht ChamnJon Priste
Fighter of the World, After Wandering Over the Face of the Earth
in yfartSiaf the World for the Past Six Years, Struck Chicago,
His Old Home Town, Thursday Morning
arriving in it
WORTH AND KANSAS CITY, MIS
ROAD HE WAS GREETED AT
THE POLK STREET DEPOT BY
AND HE WILL BE ROYALLY EN
TERTAINED BY THEM, PRIOR TO
HIS DEPARTURE FOR NEW YORK
CITY AND HIS RETURN HERE TO
MAKE IT HIS FUTURE PERMAj
COL JACK DEMPSEY HAS NOT THE
MORAL COURAGE NOR THE
BACK-BONE TO FIGHT COL, JACK
JOHNSON, FOR COL. DEMPSEY IS
FEARFUL THAT HE WOULD BE
AND THAT COL
WALK AWAY WITH THE HEAVY
WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE
WORLD. . r
Tie latter part of the spring1 of
-ISIS Col John Arthur Johnson, Vho-
atthat time had become thecx-cham-
ffioB heavyweight prize .fighter of the
" toM, faded away to -Xanada-'-ith
. is -riLtf Mrs. Lucille Cameron" John-
-Jai taking with hunhls, twoiigh
-: orered racing machines -wlilch were
nrtb a whole barrel of money ana
i lboat ten large trunks -which were
laded down with all lands of finery
; Wonging to himself 'and Mrs. John-
ioa, including her highly drained
r Danish dog, which is one of her best
Col Johnson, with all of his be-
I longings except his beautiful home
U a the 33rd block on South -Wabash
yrenne, successfully -made his get-
my from the United States long
kfore the federal officers at this
joint had woke up and -some-claim
' Jilt at least some of the higher-ups
- lid caught a severe 'Or a bad" case
of the sleeping sickness and that they
lad no time to think of planning to;
Ij. compel Col. Johnson lo remain -withi
a the shadow of the big federal
After CoL and Mrs." Johnson .had
ieit it from the United States ior
oore than five years They resided in J
irince, Spain, ' Mexico and traveled
f fcrongh manv carts -of the old -world,
f little over one year ago CoL Jolin-
$" m decided that no longer would he
fc art and hiderirora ther United States
cScers that he -would waTk up to
v lie trough and take his. medicme like
manly man, so the first part of July;
3520, for the first rime since he faded
I wy in the spring oT 1915; he set
a teet on the American' sou m caii
femia. He was Drought on" toJofietj
H. arriving at that point $unday
J 25. Later he -was sent to the
-federal prison .at Leavenworth, Kan
4. iere he served His rime one jrear
H. A. A. C V. ISSUES -CALX TO
Twelfth Annual Conference atJWrok
Demands Square .Deal for Ngro.
The National jUsocmtioa.fbr the
I AaTancement of Colored Jeople, 70 J
f rath avenne WiwYik: ias pub-
If fiAed the call to thctratkm aibptedl
"T resolution at the-fiaaLsneeting or
tt. twelfth annnal eonferente in Oe-
W trnrt T-t - .. ,. . -TT,
I call -was preseniea ey o-
f T E. Davisy colored meaberxof the.
f voio legislatare, and read-asfoflows:
The National Association for the
Advancement of Colored Peofifc la
5 twelfth anneal coafcrcHce, meet-
ia this great cri of the -worH's
instruction, -woaJd resaad.he-i-11(81
that from r ery fest coafer-
we have pfesS r agfariwe
ction. upoh x cartta adther-.
& tnv esfigatk) of tkc & eou
ng the Negro ptoeaL Oftea:
e Crisis, and m letters ltkieJ
the press, irjar&aafeswraaireeacki1
, ns, fc have bdeaccifcL frtt"?
nation TM iJCWiidleatt 6- flKL.jS4rt.et .lae , WK
hf .. -r ' ..- -- i- . . C Jtr 'Sr i-ttattw ji3 -Bie"-
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HIS OLD FRIENDS
STIFF AND COLD
and. one day, foe-' violating the Mann
In windbg up his travels to all
parts of the civilized world, CoL
Johnson is firmly convinced that the
United States, with; all of its faults is
$&. .greatest, country oneajrth and
that olSttftrSreet in Chicago Is the
greatest street in the world.
On Thursday morning CoL and
Mrs. Johnson arrived in this city and
thousands of their friends greeted
both of them as they alighted from
the long train from Kansas City at
the Polk, street station? a oand of
music was on hand to assist to wel
come them home and to escort them
to the home of CoL Johnson's sister,
Mrs. Jennie Rhodes, " 3642 Grand
boulevard, where more" than two
thousand men and women were in
evidence to shake hands with CoL
and Mrs. Johnson.
. The reception and the Feasting-and
the drinking of real wine lasted until
3 o'clock, at which time CoL Johnson
wended his way to the Dreamland
jcafe, 3520 South State street, where
he received a great ovation from all
of the leading sports on the south
During the -day a boxing, bout was
staged rn his honor .at the Eighth
Regiment Armory, -which drew a
great crowd, of. sports and sporting
fans also a granLecepticri wast held
there later in the evening,.. CoL and
Mrs. Johnson are Jooking -the picture
of health and they both received their
host of "warm mend -with open
arms, and ihey-w'ere both oede.cked
with "brilliant diamonds frpnThead to
C0L7 Johnson stands ready to go to
the mat, -with; CoL Jick1)empsey vor
vrith any other heavyweight prir-
Tghter in. the world. .
Georgia, and knowing that Georgia
is little if iy -worse than half a dorea
other stttes, we solemnly udjuie this
nation to tare more serious attention
Jandmore earnest action to this fes
tering social sore
Xynching and tnoV vTolenc'e against
Negroes sriti looms as our most in
defeasible natioBal crime and -unless
the present administration takes carl
stptfnn W leeal .enactment it -will
Jstaad coademned of all thoughtful
dtizeas north and south. Iacreasmg
ly the Kegro- at "Vashiagtoa, Chicago
and Tulsa has beea fotced tb give
his life ia adWefease. Nataancan
io less for his family aad people and
It is, a crael campaign of lyiag that
represeats this figa't for life as organ
ized aggressioa. Negroes arc not
fools. Eleven raHion poor laborers
do aot eelc war oa a haadred a3
fea. powerfal aeiglihors.' BHt thejr
caaaot aad. wSl aofc die rkhoat rais
k a 'fcaai Twhea the aatiojr lets ks
blf-scoBriags aad baadtsiltijfcar
yi loot aad JaHthesa,
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of justice on the part of the whites
and this .arises from the snapping of
those human bonds which must exist
between neighbors. If the Negro
child is not educated, if the Negro is
segregated in federal departments and
Oklahoma .cities if he is publicly in
sulted by "Jim. "Crow cars, if he is
treated unjustly -in the courts as in
&e twelvepending; Arkansas.peonage-
cases, if m the army and navy the
Negro Is grossly and continually dis
criminated against and faces plans for
further discrimination in the national
guard, if he has no voice in the ad
ministration of the law especially as
to labor; agriculture and education,
and if finally the nation is being
honeycombed by secret societies like
the Ku Klux Klan, who stir up race
hatred by innuendo and appeal to the
lowest brute instincts if all these
things are done, how can we help
but lall the human sympathy, the
spirit of the Prince of -Peace, the
strong faith and the desire for hum
ble effective cooperation which alone
can save civilization?
Men. and women of America, the
program of those who would save
America from hitter racial hatred, and
conflict and murder is short and sim
ple: - ,
1. The right to vote-.under the same
conditions as. otherpersons vote.
2. A federal law against lynching
and mob -violence.
3. Justice fo.r the convicted peons
in Arkansas. .
4. Equitable treatment for Negro
soldiers and sailors.
5. Abolition, of the Jim Crow"
cars hi Interstate traffic.
d; Free public schools- for Negro
7. The appointment of an-- inter
racial rf nt ynnrnf higk, rlay fair-
minded,men and--women representing
both races, to "make a scientific-survey
.8. The -withdrawal of our military
forces -from Haiti and carefully
planned aid for Haiti and Liberia.
9. The -weight of. our ifiluence to
secure justice fr the natives .of Africa
particularly m . the former" German
10. A'-world-wide attempt to pro
mote peace through inter-rackl .un
derstanding and equality, and through
a wider recognition of the basic'ideo-
tity of race and labor problems.
PACE WAR BOMB ROCKS HYDE
PARK; POLICEMAN HURT.
Hyde Park -was shakes at 1205
o'clock Thursday saoraiag fcy the ex
plosion of a time bosh between the
buildings at 423 aad 431 East 45th
place. The wast shattered the wia
dbws m alst every baSdg fee-
tweea Graad hoakvard aad via-
ceaaes areaae, aad the force of the
exploskra was felt for blocks' aroaad.
Patrol Sergeaat JataesTacker, col
ored, p'asSag oae 6f the taadSngs,
was severely cat by Mrmg glass.
The boasb iras the foartli of a se- j
ries sace Negroes hegaa to arrade
l&e aeirhberaood. It was to geard
aMMst 'a. recarreace of the exple&oa 2
ttj5eitrt.aacjctr aaa bcch jsoxKracu
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PROF. WILLIAM EMANUEL
The Most Expert Scientific Foot Spedalnt is Chicago, Who Occupies
Fine Quarters ax 135 Sooth Stale Street He Has Been Success
folly Established in Business in This City Sbee 18S7.
no dneih the street before the ex
plosion. The building at-423 East 4Sth place
is occupied by the family of. J. H.
Kristncr, colored. The building at
431 East 48th place is occupied by the
family of E: N. -Butler,, yriiite.
AN APPEAL FOR'NEQROES.
Chicago (Editor of The Tribune.)
Eleven millions of Negro people In
the United States arc making one
continuous cry for justice? What do
they want? The righteousness of
conduct in personal dealings; men
with men, is one of the rights assured
by the constitution of the United
States to every citizen, regardless of
creed or color. "Equality and exact
justice to all men," said Thomas Jef
ferson in his first inaugural address.
And this is what the Negro wants
and ought to have. Do they have it?
Look .right down- into the black rec
ord. Truth harms no- one but the
In the past fifty years oyer 5,600
Negroes have been lynched; mutilated
and tortured. Only recently, within
sight of the White House at Alexan
dra. Via., a Negro was most brutally
lynched. At Springfield I1L, where
rests all that is mortal of Abraham
Lincoln, a Negro was f-urned. At
East St Louis over forty Negroes
were slaughtered. The same year
thirty-one Negroes and one Negro
woman were lynched. Negroes, have
Deen burned at stake even in John
Brown's own state of Kansas. Think
of Chicago and Tulsa. The United
States protested with all its might
against the atrocities of Belgium; but
are the. atrocities' committed against
the Negro in this land of the. Stars'
and-Stripes any.different? -Why visit
the Belgian atrocities with fire and
sword arid tolerate them in our own
dive -the Negroes the same security
of life .againsfiaobs- as the whites
have. Give them the same standard
of citizenship, honest fairness in the
courts, judgments without prejudice.
trials by courts, not by mobs'; fair
and honest opportunity to earn a liv
ing and do away with oppression. .
Why spend millions upon millions
of dollars to compel people to live up
to" the eighteenth' amendment, and not
oae cent to enforce obedience to the
fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth
THE OLD OLIVET .BAPTIST
AND DEAMORX ITREETS,
HAS BEEN SOLD FOX FIFTY
FIV THOUSAND DOLLARS.
The old mcfflbers of O&ret Baptist
charca, who sow hold forth ia the
new. Olivet Baptist church, 31st street
aad Seath Park aveaae, sold their old
charca at 27lh and Dearborn streets,
which, was the old landmark Tor the
CotoreavBapusts artaiscky, to the
L&erfy 'Baptist harch, 39th aad
Dearborn 'Streets, for fiftr-ftve vthoa-
Revf Dl:Wowea& 4h histliag
paster f;theLSerty latMt-cJwrch.
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CONSTITUTION DAY, SEPT. 17
The signing of the Constitution of
the United States on September 17th,
1787, marked a very important event
in the history of the world. Each
community and each individual daily
enjoys advantages which would not
be his but for the wisdom of the
pioneers who gave a Constitution, to a
united country,"" North" and South,
East and West all. are glad that we
are one country under one flag. -
New times bring new responsibili
ties and new duties. w We would be
untrue to those who have gone before
if we stood for the Constitution as
o'liginally drafted with no changes to
keep pace with the worlds advance.
Community. Service is among the
large national organizations who are
emphasizing the desirability of each
locality having a special celebration
to commemorate "constitution day,"
on September 17, 1921.
REV. L. X WILLIAMS, PASTOR
. OF OLIVET BAPTIST CHURCH
AND DR. J. S. DORSEY HAVE
BURIED THE HATCHET AND
BECOME FAST FRIENDS
For some years past, Dr. J. S. Dor
sey, the popular druggist, corner 31st
street and Vernon avenue, was one
of the main officers in the Olivet
Baptist church and some way or other
he and Rev. L. K. Williams, the pres
ent eloquent and influential pastor of
Olivet Baptist church, broke away
from each other, but they have be
come fast friends again a.:d Dn.Dor
sey will do everything in his power
to assist Dr. Williams, to make the
national Baptist convention a howl
ing success which meets in his church
the first part of September.
Mr. Van Buren Miles, who is also
an officer and an active member of
Olivet- Baptist church, is greatly
pleased that Rev. Williams and Dr.
Dorsey are standing shoulder to
-NEW ADULT PROBATION
Raymond O. Edwards, 4818 Evans
avenue) has been, appointed adult pro
bation officer of Cook county; having
made an average of 88, 60, 100, fourth
oa the list in the examination held
in September, 1919. Upon the resign
nation of one of the officers recently,
Chief Probation Officer J. Wi Hous
ton -was only tpo glad to fill a long
felt need by the appointment of Mr.
Edwards, who is the first race man
in the office. Mr. Edwards is promp
Bent in social an literary circles.
rEAST ST. LOUIS TO PAY
$454,000 RIOT DAMAGES
East St. Look, IIL 0 Jaly 1,
I9t7t this dry had its' race, riots aad
next Monday at 9 o'clock w31 "pay
the piper"' $4S4)0a HoMefs of vali
dated damage claims will be paid in
faJL The dry goverament has- re
cdved $450,000 from the sale of a
boad issae recently voted fbrt'fle.et-
tleaseaf of riot" jadgraeatsi Thlsw2f
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CHARLES E. STUMP, TRAVELING
CORRESPONDENT FOR THE'
BROAD AX, BEATS HIS WAY INTO
- WASHINGTON, D. C, AND NEW
YORK CITY, N. Y., AND COMES IN
CONTACT WITH MANY MEN AND
WOMEN OF PROMINENCE ON HIS
U WAY TO THE SOUTHLAND,
Washington, D. C J have never
had any desire to get away from the
trace, uod made me a real oiacK
man, with" blue eyes and I think" He
knew just .Vhat. he was doing, and I
am going to fight it Out along this
line, if it takes all summer. But there
is an effort, on the part of one man
to . crush the real .manhood in his
brother, and unless he goes way back
and takes a seat and permits the
white man to do his thinking then
he must be looking for a job.
I am surevthat you have been keej-
.ing up with the times, and you have
seen that there have been some
changes made in the schools of our
people. For instance, for the past
twenty ycars or more Prof. N. B.
Young, one of the strongest men in
this race of ours, a man who has de
voted his life to helping to- make men.
to helping. our young people to fitid
the real man and- woman, has been
left out as president of the State
School in Tallahassee, Fla., and rea
son assigned was that he was not in
harmony with the industrial plan.
Prof. Young has worked and worked
hard to develop a real school in Flor
ida. He has advocated the reaching
of, a man through the mind. He has
believed in the manual training, but
wanted it all oone- through the culti
vation of the mind, which is the real
man at work.
He wanted more blacksmiths, more
carpenters, more, wheelwrights, more
everything, but he thought that they
should all be educated men and at
the same time he wanted for Florida
a .real college. To this end he has
worked, and to this end he has acted,
doing a great big job for my people.
He was a man every inch of him.
He did not go to the white man with
his hat under his arms, "Yevih boss."
but it was man meeting man, as it
should be, and now you see what it
cost to be a man. The same thing
happened to Prof. Sampson, of Staun
ton school, Jacksonville, Fla., and
next year he will be in a school where
he can exercise his gift as a man.
He will be at Edward Waters col
lege. Bishop John Hurst called him
in, and extended him a place, and
there is right now a real place for
Prof. Nathan B. Young, but I have
not heard from him yet. He will be
in some place within the next few
days. You can't keep a good man
It is hard to tell just where that
white man is going to strike next
but let us keep on keeping on and at
the same time keep on preparing our
fboys and girls to meet the demand
of the times in which they live.
I bdleve the policy in the future
will be to get men in our schools who
will teach" the Negro that he is not a
man, and" that his mission is to do
only manual labor, and not to fill the
higher stations in life, but any man
who thinks that the Negro is going
to accept any such doctrine at thb
day he bdongs to the dass of Ameri
can damphules, and he could easily
take his place at the head of the
class. Tell him that I said so, and
lt4 t11 litm whn T m
IUWU Tf V A M
me school room has oeen. prepar-
mor mn frm a Inner 4rm la t fv
lunger comparing pa raannooa wiia.
the brute, but he a putting his mind
in touch with God: in net. he tret-
ting direct in harmony with the God
who made him out of .the. dust of
the ground. He thmkmg Godward,
aad when a man thinks that way U
is impossible to get him. down. He
is always loojoag ap, and getting m
touch with the higher things. ,
Every aaa in. America had just as
wdi make ao his mind that he 'must
treat witk me as a real man aad aot
as i tov. or a. bov. I have oassed
those stars, aad now gazing ap into
..- r. r t. , ,r,A ntirT xm.A
are yoe. from where do you get yoar
heat, aad- what iar -roar rekttos to
cla- t .. -i.wo. iUr,t v: .mx
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l im leokW to the fieeto'f sdeace
laad ajJoag "Whatsis ar fekrioa
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to. me?" I arjx just some pumpkins -
now, and I am going to be. This is
all because I am thinking.
I have been going just some since
I wrote, to you last, and I expect to
go some more until I am ordered by
God to make a period and come on
up home and rest. I will have earned
myptace" fir God's universe.- I am
knocking at the door of opportunity
and tell him to get out. oL the way
of a-roan, for-1 am going4o-enterand
take up those who are around beg-'
ging for the touch of a man. I was ,
irv Elizabeth! Gty; K. Cwben-l wrote
to you las.t week, and there. I was in
company with some real men. Bank
ers, doctors, merchants, business men -were
my companions, and a few edu-
cators. All took- me in as one of
them, and I tried to look wise wheth
er or not I could keep up with them.
But they, did give me some big time,
and invited me to come again and .
be at home with them.
Now there was Dr. G. W. Cord
well, at whose home I stayed, except .
one night when I stopped with the
cashier of the Albemarle Bank, Bank
er W. H. Holland, and he is a
man who has made his way from the
ground up to the top.
I had the. pleasure of meeting. a .
sorrv set of sreachers down there ".
Lm that man's' town, 'but then that's
their business and I will not meddle
with them this time. . I feel like say
ing a few things about the job lot
of preachers of Elizabeth City, but
you may not know them. Not all of
them, but a few.
Now away from Elizabeth Gty, I
made my way to the bank, at Nor- -folk,
Portsmouth, found Levi C
Brown, president of the Mutual Sav
ings Bank, Portsmouth, Va and his
family in good health; J. L. Jones, of -
the Tidewater Bank and Trust Com
pany, doing well, and I would men- :
tion another character, but time will -not
permit me to do so, for I made
it over to Hampton. Hampton is ;
one of the great institutions for the
training of our people. This Is where
white men and women can do and '
are doing their work.
There are but few of our people
connected with this great educational
plant, except as students, and we are
all that This is an institution which .
furnishes an opportunity to the white ' h
men and women to serve us, to in- -struct
our young people. Some of
them are rendering an unselfish serv-'
ice, and are true blue, but you must- -not
expect all of them to be There,
is a fine man at the head of the- '
sthbol, and I am proud of him. Her
is bringing about many changes,, and..
I thank him for them. The standard:.
is bdng raised more and more. V
want to see him just put ia a few' .
more of us in the faculty. I am just
making this suggestion now, andltope
to riot become unpopular in so doing.
From Hampton,. I beat it to Wash- '
ihgton, and to the home of W. H. '
Jernagm, .who U now way out on
that big ocean going to Europe. He
has gone there in the interest of his
people - 't '
i naa toe pleasure or anenuing a?
bijr meetih at Mr. Carmel Baptist - -
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cnurcn. prcsiuca over uy uc xvcr. uf.
Randolph, and there werer-some
sneakers there. They said manv food.
.t,:--. ..... (,. , fi"n J.,.rA
to have them said about him. Editor. ySR
j. Ffnlafr Wilson, of the Eaglei -fleiv;
around some, and when he lighted-''
there was some money on the table;
,&& it was presented with check aaL"
other cash by Mr. Pendleton, aad it
was- m all and all a great bie-meet-
? and some moaey was pat in h
haad, I thea beat it to New York,
Becaase I cowd not go to newonc.
aad. New York could not coraevttfr
It is some" dry, and yo may fell. V
Aa world I told voa so. It was so
&t there that flies--were m&
' waat of a cool teeze. I gat
there aad eotoat without dvkir
Sf unt a int T rtfu mtt litiTy?1
JMpatrose rVT. Tfioratdni flwof
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