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CHICAGO. ILL. SATURDAY, OCTOBEIT-8, 1921
Mayor William Hale Thompsoh, This Week Donated. One
Hundred and Fifty Dollars fo The Fort Dearborn Hos
pital; Hon. Samuel A. Ettelson, Corporation Counsel of
Chicago, Followed Suit With One Hundred Dollars and
Hon. George F. Harding, dity Comptroller of Chicago,
Tossed In One Hundred Dollars; Hon. James W. Breen,
Presented Their Money to the Campaign Committee at
The Appomattox Club.
THE FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS
MOST WORSHIPFUL PRINCE HALL
GRAND LODGE, MOST WORSHIP
FUL GRAND MASTER T. H. SAM-
UELS, PRESIDING WILL MEET AT
EVANSTON, OCT. 11TH TO 13TH,
CHURCH, 1103 CLARK STREET.
WILL DEDICATE GROUND FOR MA
SONIC TEMPLE AT EVANSTON
SESSION IN THE
r wfl3 arc rapidly being perfected to
convene tlie 55th Annual Communica
tion of the Most Worshipful Prince
Hall Grand Lodge of Free and Ac
cepted Masons, at the Mt. Zion Bap
tist Church, 1103 Clark St, Evanston,
IIL October 11th to 13th inclusive.
under the auspices of Mt. Moriah
Lodge No. 28 of that city.
Business of vital importance will de
mand the entire time and attention of
all the brethren therefore the Most
Worshipful Grand Master, Thomas H.
Samuels of Chicago who will preside,
has appointed the following most im
portant standing committees, to begin
work promptly at 9:30 A. M-, Sat,
Oct 8th. at the Masonic Progressive
Club Rooms, 3958 S. State St., Chica
go, in order that the brethren named
may finish their work and be ready to
make their reports at the session Tues
daj. Oct 11th.
The committees are Jurisprudence,
Jas E. White, Chicago; A. A. Martin,
Cairo; W. B. Samuels, Chicago; B. S.
Appeals and Grievances: R. J. B.
Ellington, Chicago; J. W. Moore, Chi
cago .Herman Henry. Peoria; C W.
Curtis, Springfield; Thos. D. McDon
Grand Master's Address: R- E.
Moore. Chicago; S. B. Walkup. Mo
1'ne; R. G. Bell, Chicago.
Returns of Lodges: J. R. Hicks.
Rock Island; J. S. Huunicut, Cen
tralia; Gus Dixon, Champaign; A. A.
Henderson, Chicago; G. G. Fletcher,
Auditing: Baker DePugh, Evans
,0n: A. Dosey, Lovejoy, R. R
To Elect Grand Master
T. H. Samuels will succeed him
self lo the chair for the second time.
Despite the fact that thtre are a num-
r of acknowledged candidates in the
fild, it is plain to be seen that the
rk he has done together with the
Pkns he now has for the good of the
craft, merit his unanimous re-election.
! tfonld really be folly to change the
chief executive at this time, because
of the condition of affairs- now existing
n the state between the regular and
spurious masons. And then Mr. Sara
Jk Program for building Temples,
lsoring property and securing the 6
ffcee of the individual lodges through
bond;S etc, thus establishing their eco
noinic independence, together with
wer modern methods and systems he
instituted, has so endeared him to
"constituents that they will voice
J appreciation by re-electing him
The Grand Secretary
-another Imnortanf iemie to come
-uouier -Important issue, to come
the Grand Lod ' the J
MT. ZION BAPTIST
HISTORY OF THE
election of a Grand Secretary to suc-
ceed the late James C Adams who
died at Springfield June 2nd of this
year. Though there are several worthy
candidates in the field. The Grand
Lodge will be asked to confer the
Actual Past Master's Degree upon
John Harold White of Springfield, the
present acting Grand Secretary, thus
making him elegible to nomination
and election to the position. For effi
ciency, Mr. White has no competitor.
He is thoroughly versed in the use of
all modern office furniture, fixtures
and devices, some of which he has
installed in the o.ffice of the Grand
Secertary during the past four months.
He has already brought the greatest
abundance of modern system and ef
ficiency to the office ever had in the
history of the Craft.
He has had twenty years of experi
ence in business, office and fraternal
work. He is the only member of the
Race ever employed as clerk in the
;tati Traesurv of Illinois, where he
handles about everything from books.
to bonds and money, also all the war
rants issued by the state, doing all the
tabulation and much of the registra
tion and cancellation.
In handling the papers and accounts
of the Grand Lodge he is equally sys
tematic and exact He keeps a daily
record of all receipts and disburse
ments, issues an official receipts for all
moneys received, files all correspon
dence (for records), where it is ob
tainable instantly in the dark if neces
sary. Hc has complied with the law
of the constitution in every- particular,
as it defines the duties of the Grand
Secretary. If he is retained he will
,u. ftrand Lodge more money
and reserect more taxes due the Grand
Lodge from Lodges, than any prede
cessor. Mr. White has served for the past
tm vears as Asst Grand Keeper of
Remand Seal of the Rights oi
Pythians Grand Lodge of Illinois and
is its District Deputy Grand Chancel
lor of his district
He is secretary of the league of Col
ored Republican Clubs of Illinois and
resTgned the position of "
for the Enterprise Saving Bank of
Springfield to enter the Government
He was appointed and Stated -
sistant Grand Secretary while : he was
Warden of his lodge. and strtnted !
stem whereby the number of men
required to take the Grand Lodge pro
ceedings was reduced. He was ap
pointed .to fill the unexpired term o
the late James C Adams for the best
!tt of the cratt. because .
micro- - - .. faowi.
ability, effiaent methods and knowi
Hon. Arthur C. I-ucdcr. who is 45
years of age, resides at 3832 Rokcby
St.. Chicago. He was born at Elm
hurst. 111., graduate of Elmhurst Col
lege and Chicago Law School. In
real estate loan business 30 years, he
never held political office before.
Took civil service examination with
51 other applicant-.. Now director
Cook County Real Estate Board,
Tresurcr American Club of Chicago,
and Director Chicago Lincoln Club.
Also member of Chicago Turners,
edge and association with the work.
If- retained he will prove an asset to
Elective Officers 1920-1921.
M. W. Grand Master T. H. Sam
uels. Chicago; R.W. Deputy Grand
Master Wm. H. Morgan, fc. it.
Louis; R. W. Grand Senior Warden
S. A. Lane. Chicago; R. W. Grand
Junior Warden S. H. Shumaker,
Quincy; R. W. Grand Treasurer W.
B. Beatty, Cairo; R. W. Grand Sec
retary J. Harold White. Springfield;
R. W. Grand Lecturer E. C Hamil
A vote of thanks to the Judges
was tendered by the Grand Lodge.
R. E. Moore, J. T. Bell, Robt Ford,
B. B. Hayden Trustees.
R. R. Rogan, Baker DePugh, A.
A. Dorsey Auditors.
W. Asst Grand Secretary J- Har
old White; W. Grand Senior Dea-con-P.
J. Wheatley; W. Grand Jun
ior Deacon-Jas A. White; W. Grand
Senior Steward-R. W. Wto-i;
W. Grand Junior Steward W. A
Searcy; W. Grand Chapla.n-J. B.
McCreary; W. Grand f"0"?".
Stjevenson; W. Grand Manhal-S
ilkthews; W. Grand Standard Bearer-Richard
Toney; W. Grand Sword
Bcarer-A. Washington; W. Grand
HON. ARTHUR C LUEDER
Successful Real Estate Dealer; High Class Member of the Chicago
Real Estate Board; Also Member of the Cook County Real
Estate Board; Up-to-Date and Extremely Popular Business Man
and the New Postmaster of Chicago.
Modern Woodmen of America, North
American Union, Royal Order of
Moose, 32nd degree Mason and
Mr. Lueder is happily married, and
Mr. and Mrs. Lueder arc the proud
parents of one son. Roland G., 16
years old, and one daughter, Miss
Ruth, 12 years old.
In the past Mr. Lueder has .crved
as secretary of the Chicago Real Es
tate Board, also as secretary and?
treasurer of the Cook county Real
Master of Ceremonies Alex Webb;
W. Grand Tyler Gus Brantley.
Board of Trustees of the Most
Worshipful Prince Hall Masonic and
Order of Eastern Star Home, Rock
Officers and members of trustee
Mr. T. H. Samuels. M. W. G. M.,
President, 3958 S. State St., Chicago,
111.: Mrs. Francis P. Monroe, W. G.
M , Vice-President, 1512 Jersey St,
Quincy. 111.; James T. Bell, W. G. P.,
Treasurer, 539 East 36th St, Chica
go, III.: Mrs. Hattie A. Woolridge,
Secretary. 21 E. 56th St, Chicago,
III., phone Kormal 1297; Mrs. Adella
M. Ross. 1026 Chamberlain St, Rock
ford, 111.; Mrs. Regina Houston,
Rock Island, I1L; Mr. R. E. Moore,
Chicago, 11L; Mr. Robert Ford, Chi
cago, 111.; Mr. B. B. Hayden, Trust
and Savings Bank, East St Louis,
111.; Mrs. Laura Smith, Honorary,
Member, Chicago, III.; J. R. Hicks,
Superintendent P. O. Box 463, Rock
Island, IIL; Sarah Bradley, Matron,
The Home, Rock Island, IIL
Miss Beatrice -Lee, daughter of
Prof, arid Mrs. Samuel L Lee, 5259
S. Dearborn Street, an honor grad
uate of the University of Chicago,
who will return to the States next
month after fifteen months of study
and travel fn Europe.
On last Saturday he was inducted
into his new and very important
position as Postmaster of Chicago,
and all day long he held a warm re
ception for his thousands of steadfast
friends, and all the employees around
the Federal building visited his
rooms to pay their respects to him
and hc erected all of them, both white
and colored men and women, with a
pleasant smile and with a hearty,
hand-shake. Many baskets of rare
and beautiful flowers were on display
in his rooms.
STOP COLOR LINE AT BOSTON
Y. M. C A. SCHOOL.
Pres. Shaw Fights for Own Son.
Boston, Mass. An important vic
tory was won on civil rights here this
week by Rev. M. A. N. Shaw, pastor
of the 12th Baptist Church and Na
tional President of the National Equal
Rights League, in the case of his own
son, Harvey, a grandson and name
sake of Rev. Harvey Johnson of Bal
timore. Young Harvey was sent to
apply for admission to the Hunting
ton School (preparatory) of the Y.
M. C A. and advised to go elsewhere
because his color would cause him
embarrassment Rev. Shaw rushed
to the Y. M. C A. and hotly pro
tested. He then sent a strong letter
to the Board of Governors of the
School. The Y. M. C A. called a
meeting of Directors and Depart
ment Heads, Tuesday morning on
this letter and they sent Rev. Shaw
a Tetter assuring him that the Y. M.
C A. would not tolerate any color
line and recommitting his case to the
school where he would be at liberty
to apply without prejudice.
While the Y. M. C A. Council was
In session Secretary Wm. Monroe
Trotter applied by telephone for a
hearing for the Equal Rights League
should there be need for one. Mr.
B. E. Saldtn, Colored member of the
secretary's staff, stood pat for his
THE LINCOLN STATE BANK OF CHI
CAGO, 3105 S. STATE STREET AND
NO. 9 E. 31ST STREET, HAS IN
STALLED ITS NEW STEEL SAFETY
DEPOSIT BOXES AND BURGLAR
Hon. Geortjc F Lcibrandt, Presi
dent of the Lincoln State Bank of
Chicago, who is greatly pleased or
encouraged with the present business
outlook and freely predicts that there
will be a general revival in all lines
of business thU coming fall, states
with much pleasure that after many
Ions: delays, the immense or ponder
ous fire-proof and burglar-proof steel
vaults have been installed, which also
include well on to one thousand safe-
J cement floors and with solid walls,
four or five feet thick constructed of
solid steel and cement. There is no
way on earth for the night robbers
to dig or blast their way into the
contents of the vaults
The large storage rooms in connec
tion with the vaults arc constructed
along the same lines and they are
absolutely fire- anil burglar-proof.
The walls of the annex of the Lin
coln State Bank arc very fascinating
to the eye and beautiful to behold
and almost every available space on
the walls is adorned with fine water
color paintings, setting forth some
well known foreign or home life
On the west wall hangs a niagnifi-
M'RARY IS MULCT $40,000 SET
TLING SUIT FOR DAMAGES
Wealthy North Carolinian Who Was
Sued by Varner for Alienation of
His Wife's Affection Pays Large
Sum to Stop Sensational Trial.
Can't Return to Lexington
Friends Fear Mob Violence Should
McRary Return South to Settle
CINCINNATI. O. It has leaked
out that Baxter -McRary, wealthy citi
zen of Lexington. N. C, put up $40.
000 in order ot settle out of court suits
of H. B. Varner. white, against him
for alienating the affections of Mrs.
Varner. Of this amount, $20,000, it is
said, will be paid to Varner's lawyers.
and the remaining $20,000 to Mr. Mc
Rary's lawyers and to pay the court
Varner is also said to have put up
$50,000, $25,000 of which goes to his
wife and the remainder to pay her at
torney's fees and court costs.
It is reported that Mr. McRary feels
that he has saved $60,000 by settling
the case out of court The whites it
is said, had planned to ruin him by so
arranging matters with Mrs. Varner,
his only witness, that she would not
testify. Altogether they planned to
make the case cost $100,000.
Not Safe in Lexington
Dr. I. Garland Pcnn. friend of Mr.
McRary and an official of the M. E.
Church, in which Mr. McRary is an
ardent worker, has just returned from
Lexington, N. C, and reports that it
is not safe for Mr. McRary to return
home yet" Mr. McRary, himself, is
anxious to go back because of his
poor health here and because his busi
ness affairs are tied up in his home
city. Mob violence, however, is
threatened, should he return.
The case attracted considerable pub
licity last spring when Varner sued
his wife for divorce and sued Mr. Mc
Rary for $50,000 damages, charging
him with stealing his wife's affections.
cent and wonderful oil painting of
Abraham Lincoln, which cost five
thousand dollars. The artist has
painted the great emancipator in the
act of delivering his famous Gettys
burg speech; people are sitting and
standing all around him, intent upon
catching ccry word which fell from
his lips and as hc stands erect, full
figure, the scene is very realistic and
one almost feels that they can see
his lips move, while gazmg upon his
gigantic or full life-sized figure,
poured out his whole soul Into this
latest painting of Abraham Lincoln.
The real estate department of the
Lincoln State Bank is located on the
second floor. It is a. very interest
ing place to visit. It contains minia
ture bungalows', cottages, houses and
flat buildings and the Lincoln Securi
ties Company, of which Hon. George
F. Lcibrandt is president, will con-.
struct houses and bungalows for any
one on the easy, monthly payment
In conclusion, it is a great pleasure
to state that ten or twelve intelligent,
up-to-date, colored men and women
hold various responsible positions
with the Lincoln State Bank of
THE DRIVE FOR THE FORT
DEARBORN HOSPITAL HAS
BEEN CONTINUED INDEFI
NITELY BY HON. THOMAS
CAREY. CHAIRMAN OF
THE CAMPAIGN COM
MITTEE. Owing to the fact that the ladies
soliciting for the Fort Dearborn Hos
pital, still have a vast number of
pledge cards standing out and thous
ands of calls to make on persons who
have indicated that they are willing to
make contributions or donations to
the Fort Dearborn Hospital. Hon.
Thomas Carey, general chairman of
the campaign committee, has decided
to extend the drive to some time in
Thursday afternoon a number of la
dies met in the parlors of the Appo
mattox Club, 3622 Grand Bouievard,
and they firmly decided to do every
thing within their power to assist to
raise the one hundred thousand dollars
for the Fort Dearborn Hospital and
Training School for Colored Nurses.
COLORED MAN GETS VERDICT
UNDER CIVIL RIGHTS ACT.
Hackensack, N. J. Samuel A. Bar
nett, colored, of 71 West 132nd street,
New York, has been awarded a ver
dict of $100 against the Philadelphia
Confectionery Company of 166 Main
street, by a jury in the Third District
Court of Bergen county. The suit
was based on the civil rights act,
adopted by the last Legislature, and
it is believed this was the first case
under this act to be tried in this place.
Bamett alleged that on August- 9
he entered the ice cream parlor of the
defendants, and the attendants re
fused to serve him with soda 'water.
Upon returning later, BarncttsaSfc he
oDiamed it, but, the declared, Jwas
charged an excessive price.
The act, under which recovery in
the above case was secured, was in
troduced by Dr. W. G. tAIexander.
Assemblyman from Oraa'gVEsscc
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