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THE BROAD AX, CHICAGO, n, jSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25. 1921
mas or the Holiday Edition of The Broad
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Ax Will Appear Saturday, December 17. It Will
Contain Some Highly Interesting Articles by Emi
nent Writers. It Will Also Contain Beautiful Half
Tone Cuts of Some of, the Prominent Citizens of
ChlCagO. : ' : : : : : : : :
Now Is the Time to Advertise in It, to
It, and to Subscribe for It. : :
CHARLES E. STUMP, THE OLD TIME
FOR THE BROAD AX, IS SPENDING
MUCH TIME IN WENDING HIS
WAY THROUGH TEXAS AND THE
Unnvtnn. Texas. You see I am
where the Ku Klux Klan performed
a surgical operation on Dr. J. L.
Cockrell, the tooth dentist doctor of
this place, and told htm that in the
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ratnre u wonia never uu aim ujr
good to look at a white woman, for
that was about the end of it. There
was no attempt to take his life, but
just what they did do, I did not see
it, hence I am not in position to tell
you, but what they did do, I am told
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just now, but I think he is basking in
the saowshine in Illinois.
I am eoine to SDend my time in
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praying, ana 1 am not going xo say
Inking that looks like a cuss word.
o nine fine for the king-
e... and for the past week
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tf,nm Decker Johnson of
church, and when i
-n going to the prom-
c ' Tean by that that I am
o H, springs to mingle with
.tuts. It is a nice thing to be
atJe to minrie with Baotists one
ireek Methodist one week, what nots
another week, and on and on. To be
able to tninrfe with all classes of
people and at the same time keep
your own identity?
Bishop Johnson has just returned
from over the ocean wide, and he
made some ippression over there,
and that is .not a surprise, for he
makes it everywhere he goes He is
on the order of them great men who
were on the bench ahead of him, such
men as William B. Derrick, B. W.
Aniett, Abram Grant men who
made the world 4cnow that they lived.
He is not making much fuss, but I.
"want to congratulate the last general
conference on placing him on the
bench for h it iralnnir tmriA and is
, holding up the Ood name of his
I had the pleasure of being in the
opening of the conference, and
stopped with Pro A. E. Kemp,
principal of the high school in Bryan,
and one of the leading educators. It
would not be called bachelor's quar
ters, for there, were married men
that is to say I had me a conlpan
ion, and Prof. Kejnp wife had died
last July. He enjoyed the love and
spect of the people" in ihat section
of the country. He is making things
go in Texas, "and it is ail because he
is a mqn, I had the pleasure of be
ng with him in his conferences and
enjoyed it so very much in Bryan.
ou see Bishop Johnson invited me
to come, and his invitation was
backed by every man m "Texas, who
told me to be at aome with them. eM preac,ers iii Texas. He 'has
I find that there are many aspiring been mentioned for the Church Ex
joung men mthis part of the conn- tcnsiqn Plum in case Dr. B. F. Wat
try, and yoa- know Texas is foil of son sij0Uid retire. He is just the man
strone .ministers if von. know any- . r--,-A Dr. Watson, and I don't
thing about Texas; in fact yon can
find all kinds of business people here
n this state, aad7 I would mention,
from time a few them and try to
get you, acquamted. Since yon are
ot gettas around, then it fajls my
ot to do the ? yon, see what
I see, and meet -who I meet and tdl
jo- ab.out if I did not knowthat I
could last so tosgjwntms tor news-
lis readers. If roaseTcr get w
Practice erfyea J
to reaLze -Jurt hat you can 4 aad
hy &e topucyon-xa ftxssxn-
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w".c w.ac pcujuc wiwiiiiKtjK,
still havimr aches about President
Harding's speech, and if he can't ad-
v"c "CL ,c .aa l"c mQI
"f w'ulOBl n"n ccr,n, pcpC lo
tc sP.ech nd makt him a Par"
rot then he is unfit to bcoresident of
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thc Unitcd Statcs- and l dont mmd
tellJnS yu aI1 about this. and l would
te the other P If he had one
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not vote, but leave it all to the trood
'hite PPle. then he wou,d have
occn prcu ujr u.c " wu c
now abusing nun.
It is becomme a heluva howay-doo
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speak for the nation, we au eieca
him. and we are all his subjects. He
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th. bnt.lf t116 United States will
w ninrn in niir nniiw iiip n jiii inr
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ana permii us 10 use '.
wiU break the soua dontn ana tne
aSs ra ncaven WUI rccoru l"1 .1
was honestly done. Only a vote and
an honest count and we will do the
rest. Do not turn us away just now.
We are going to remain in the south
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arm "Yassa. boss." leader will be tol
crated, and we are going to say a few
things to the Negro leader who seeks
to have the white people call him
smart and designate him the leader of
his race, by saying "Give us separate
and equal accommodation and we will
he satisfied." It is just the opposite
to the truth, and if you know what
that is name it. No man wants pro
scription. God made me just like he
made any other man, and with tram
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tng i want wnai any omcr .
But now to the men. Tljere is
Rev. E. J. Howard, a strong minister,
,, o man of ability. He is in line
for elevation to the episcopacy, and
I would say the same thing about
Rev. H. A. Carr, a fined polished
Christian gentleman, who is men
tioned for the episcopacy, and others
are Bevs." G. B. Young, a graduate
from Paul Quiun, Dr. P. C Hunt,
Rev. J. S. Butler, of Austin, vr. w.
D. "Milfer. is eoine off on a wild goose
chase for the Southern Christian Re
corder, but he will not be able to
make it as long as Dr. G. W. Allen
continues ' to give the people inai
T have before me my friend and
brother. Dr. S. J. Johnson, who was
made presiding elder thjs year, and
who is one ot tne Dest traineo. uu-
;, telling you so. -But enough of
h rf o e Madame
Qkl& S6bo6l 0f-Beauty Culture
VaaaSaKtinz Company? I hope
" . u b en-e of the jnsti-
, fc . oor rl$ frop
JL2 hv riving them something
'. JL comes from the
" r - . f -.rn,. w a. Frank-
J J&ton&bj the more
Jg M be in pe$i-
tTSv? them lomething to da
That someof ' them who laughed t
her would apply to her for a position,
and she has lived to see this predic
Instead of trying to get hold of fine
clothes, instead of becoming dis
couraged, she registered in heaven a
solemn vow to God that she was go
ing to make her place, and she has
made it. She studied chemistry, she
took beauty culture under the best in
the country, and now she has eleven
preparations on the market, and has
a large institution in Houston, Texas,
as well as a palace, and is now get
ting ready to buy in Chicagp. I am
delighted to know her.
.Prof W. L. McCoy, who was at
one time a little ragged boy in the
swamps fil Mississippi, went to
school. He graduated with honors,
took a business course, as well a
printing, and now he is one of the
best printers in the country, and one
of the best trained business men. He
linked his ability with that of Ma
dame Franklin, and he is the business
manager of the company, and believe
me, he is pushing things They are
liberal, and ever ready to help a wor
thy, needy girl. They contribute to
the uplift work, to the Y. M. C A.,
the Y. W. C A., the churches, and
orphans homes, and every other en
terprise needing them. We are proud
of such people.
I will have to bring this letter to. a
stop, and say that a woman like Ma
dame Franklin McCoy, and a man
like Prof. W. L. McCoy will be made
welcome anywhere. I may have more
to say about them another time.
CHARLES R STUMP.
12TH ANNUAL ESSAY CONTEST
Chicago is looking forward "with
pleasure to the coming of the great
12th annual essay contest, to be held
Sundav afternoon. December 18, at
2i30 o'clock, in the beautiful audito
rium of Pilgrim Baptist church, 33rd
street and Indiana avenue. Eight ot
the leading literary clubs of the city
will participate. Subject: "The Darker
Races and the Impending Crisis."
Prizes, two diamond rings, known as
first and second prizes, donated by
the popular jeweler. Dr. Louis Ussel
mann, 3150 S. State street B. W.
Fitts, founder and manager; Frank
W. Henry, Alonzo J. Bowh'ng and
Willis N. Huggins, assistants.
Nuts in Immense Quantities.
On the north coast of Guatemala
0,000 tons of.cobune nuts are said
to be avallableor exportation annual
ly, and with an expenditure of $10,000
for highway Improvement this quan
tity could probably be Increased to
100.0o:'tons per annum. On the Pa
dfic or south coast the yield of cor
oxo nuts. It Is estimated, could easily
be Increased to 800.000 tons per an
num. There Is a supply of cheap laber
Ja this southern reelon.
Faract Flrw pfd Dar..
DirtaX the occorrenc of xrwt for
est flrw m Idaho, In August, 1810, tita
sxaokt was carried over the whole of
tfee northern United States and soata
'srn Canada and far over the oceans.
It was observed 600 miles from land.
These-'fires caused "dark days- over a
greater area than In any other east
S record In this country.
9e31ere yourself happy and yea
e aappTj," says a writer. Unforrun
ttely this rule doesn't work when a
Ban thinks he? Is wise, for then ha
J otherwise. Boston Transcript.
Tit for Tat.
Wkea Lord Randolph Charchm t1
Med the diamond fields of South Africa
W is said to have exclaimed after
leaking at some diamonds: "And an
rer the,vanlty sA women." A lady wh
beard the remark added: "And tfea
depravity of men."
Tenth eaertery Fin.
- -- was discovered asd
seated about the end of the- Tenth
aestnry by a Norseman, .who estab
Kafeed a colony, there. s
Cause of Hot Winds.
An Intensely dry. hot wind called th
"zonda," which blows down from the
Andes on the plains of Argentina,
was' formerly thought to owe Its heat
to volcanoes. It Is really a foehn,n
such as occurs In Switzerland and
many other mountain countries,
where winds, robbed of their moisture
in crossing the mountains, are heated
by compression during their descent.
A remarkable example of the use
of sculpture to Illustrate scientific
facts Is the" frieze on the exterior of
the New Institute of Human Palaeon
tology, In Paris, carved by Constant
Ronx. It depicts scenes from the life
of primitive humanity, some of the
subjects being reconstructions of pre
historic periods, while others repre
sent contemporary life among vn
Japanese "Animal Holidays."
As we left Matsue, Japan, by
steamer, an agriculturist on board the
vewel told me of the custom of giving
holidays to oxen snd liorve. The vil
lagers carefully brunh their animals,
decorate them, and lead them to pas
ture where, tethered to rings attached
to a long rope, "they may graze to
gether pleasantly. J. W. Robertson
Scott In the London Dally Telegraph.
The value of a single man or woman
of open mind, Independent Judgment,
and moral courage, who requires to
be convinced and refuses to be cajoled,
is only concerned to be right and not
afraid to be singular, deferring to
reason but not to rank, true to their
own self, and therefore not false to
any man the value of such a man or
woman, I say. Is priceless; a nation of
iudi would leaven and regenerate the
world. Professor James Ward.
" Diplomatic Bob.
Bob and I-were out sailing when tht
boat was capsized by a sudden shift
Urg breeze, writes a correspondent ol
the Chicago Journal. While we wen
In 'the water, clinging to the boat, Bol
proposed. I remember I said "yea
for fear be would let me drown 11
I refused. As soon as he had bis an
swer he said "The water Is sballoa
here, so let's not bother righting thi
boat. We can Just walk to shore."
Offended His Dignity.
Jim Bine, colored, has resigned as
a Pullman porter on the Central
branch. He resigned In a huff. It
came about this way: One night Jim
was standing on the platform at Con
cordia. Suddenly he slipped and felL
and as he fell he threw his 'lantern
high Into the air. The engineer
thought the lantern was giving the
highball sign and pulled out of the sta
tion, leaving Jim on the platform. That
peeved Jim and he decided to quit
Evolution f Writing.
The earliest Greek Inscriptions were
written from right to left Next came
the method called "bonsthophedon," In
whieb the written lines run alternately
from left to right, or vice versa. Last
ly, writing from left ,to right became
Christopher Columbus' Bio Crop.
The American sugar crop, which
now goes all OTer the world, was
planted by Christopher Columbus. On
his second trip to this country ha
planted the sugar cane at Santo Do
mlngo. It was the first crop to be
grown In the new world and one which
has grown eaclt year.
Persian Ferris Wheel.
The Ferris wheel of Bagdad is built
f long poles attached to a heavy long
erosspiece; on the ends of the pola
rude wooden chairs are placed. In
which the lovers Jf excitement an
strapped, while by man power tht
revolution Is made, ythe rider getting
a tabloid -thrill' of the real Ferris
Flngtr Nails Vary ta rewth.
No two fogcr-Muls oa oar bands
grow, at the same rate. The nan oa
the middle finger grows faster than
any other, while the thumb nail'is of
Secure Special Write-Ups in
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CREPE AND VELVET
Favorite Fabrics Beautified by
the Use of (.ace.
Afternoon Frocks Are Shown Plain
and Somatimes With Beads
Side Drapes Used.
Crepe, velvets and brocades are spe
cialties of one manufacturer. Several
of their black evening gowns are made
up with lace, while afternoon frocks
are shown plain and sometimes with
Side drapes of lace, which extend
from the shoulder to the hem and
form tiny sleeves, characterize a black
costume of canton crepe which has
Inserts of the same lace In straight
lines down the front. A navy canton
crepe has side drapes formed of
squares of double crepe heavily bead
ed In red. Line of the same beads
nntllne the collar, cuffs and shoulders.
Three tierh of white crystal beads
In long loops cover the entire skirt
of a canton crepe gown built on
straight lines. One tier of loops cov
ers the waists, supplemented with
bands of designs In the beads. A
black chiffon velvet with long bodice
straight in front and gathered at the
sides, features a curved hem. longer
at the sides than In the back and
In brocaded chiffon, two deep tur
quoise frocks are shown, one with a
scalloped tunic over an underskirt of
the same color In charmeuse, and the
other with the flower design of the
brocade on the lower part of the skirt
emphasized by blue beads.
A dress with separate cape is
shown in brown canton crepe. The
bodice Is long walsted and plain with
a corded belt and long side psnels.
The cape Is of the same color and also
plain, except for the corded border of
the wide collar and the bottom.
COLLAR AND POCKETS OF FUR
Civet car cellar and two big pockets
at the samo fur, clve a unique touch t
this winsome street suit
Tws Kinds of People.
There are two kinds of people, those
who know and won't tell and those
who don't know and telL Atchlsoa
LoeJdng For Tresirfe.
Tie aan who goes around wfta a
ttlp on his shoulder Is a man who Is
apt to pick quarrels before they are
.ripe. Boston Transcript ,
Getting License In Spain.
Each applicant for an automtblla
driver's license In 8paln must get a
certificate of good conduct from his
mayor. He must be able to read and
write. His hearing, eyesight and gen
eral health must be good, and he must
show the government Inspector that hs
8t Swithin Myth Disprove.
A record was kept from 1840 fsr
twenty years for the purpose of testing
the truth of the popular belief that If
rain fell on St Swlthin's day It would
rain for forty daya after. The result
of this test shows that the greatest
number of rainy days had occurred la
these two decades in years whea St
Bwithln's day was dry.
8oft4t Known Wood.
Tree belonging to the genus Jacara
tla, growing in tropical America, art
remarkable for their soft wood. After
port of the bark is cut away a machete
can be shoved to the center of tht
trunk with ease. The wood, when
fresh, can be cnt into blocks with a
knife, as one would cntup parsnips
or turnips. As the wood dries. It
shrinks to a small fraction of its
That Sunday School Classl
Wishing to become acquainted with
the methods of her predecessor, a
young woman who taught a Sunday
school class for the flrt time asked
the group of bright-faced six-year-olds
what the lesson had been the previous
Sunday. Silence prevailed for a mo
ment Then a snub-nosed urchin
waved has hand frantically and when
granted permission to speak answered :
"It was about burning the bugs In the
church." Conversation with the former
teacher afterwards revealed' that the
lesson had been "Burning Incense In
Study the Golden Rule.
Man is his own worst enemy large
ly because he does not do by others
as he would be done by himself. Hs
may not realize It but the more h
studies the Golden Bule the more ha
will find therein relating to correct
Phone Drexel 7345 J Ornce Hours
10 a.m. to 12
Sunday By 2 p.m. to 4
Appobttmest 6 p. m. to 8
Dr. Jas, M. Hall
4545 So. Wabash Ave., Chicago
MILES J. DEYINE
ATItlWai AT LAW
'Interest Is the Surest
T . Road to Wealth
Perhapi there Is not enough mosey
an -your pocket right bow to buy
something' to wearbut THERE IS
ENOUGH TO START YOUR FOR
TUNE! "Your necoant U welcome
here aad you may rfart u low as 51
ILLINOIS TRUST fr
' XSan mr rclcoa
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Ancient Roman Empire.
The Roman empire during the reign
sf Augustus Is supposed to have con
tained 100,000.000 Inhabitants, half of
whom were slaves. It Included thr
modern countries of Portugal, Spain,
France, Belgium, western Holland,
Rhenish Prussia, parts of Badeu, Wur
temberg and Bavaria, Switzerland.
Italy, tho Tyrol, the former Aus
trian empire proper, western Hungary,
Croatia, Slavonla, Turkey In Europe,
Greece, Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine.
Egypt Tripoli, Tunis, Alxaria, aad
most of Morocco.
Jackrabblt Something of a Puzzle.
The Jackrabblt thrives in the semi
arid regions of the West, frequently
found In places remote from any
visible water supply and scant growth
of green vegetation. But that the rab
bits are fond of succulent herbs is
evident by the raids they make oa
grain and alfalfa fields, and vegetable
Superstition Protects Spider.
There are traditions that hold thi
spider sacred. The French have a
motto presaging bad luck for him whe
kills a spider In the morning; and
there are old rhymes and warnings
that those who wish to live and pro
per will spare the life of this animsl
it is not an Insect as most of us used
to believe until entomologists Informed
us to the contrary.
Freddie had come Into possession
of a dog something he had always
wanted. He and the dog fare Insep
arable. Conrad asked him to his birth,
dsy party. He hesitated, but finally
said: "I'd like to go first rate, if I
can take my dog along. Where I go
he goes. It's Just like we were twins,"
Old Theaters In London.
London still contains two buildings
that witnessed the performance of
Shakespeare's plays during Shake
speare's life the Middle Temple hall
and the hall of Gray's Inn.
Sun Grows Five Miles In 100 Yean
The diameter of the sun Increases
five miles In a century. Its preseal
distance across Is 800,000 miles.
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Walter M. Farmer
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