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Death erf Rtu Rev, Bishop Samuel Fallows. For Many
Ye&rs Ife Was One of The Most Distinguished and
Prominent Personages In The United States, and He
Accomplished More, In Pushing Humanity Forward
Single Individual In The World.
STATE COMMISSION, WHICH
BROUGHT ABOUT THE CELE
BRATION OF THE FIFTY YEARS
OF FREEDOM ON THE FART OF
STATE IN 1915.
THE REST AND WAKMita-
FRIENDS OFTHE COLORED RACE,
-JN-THE-UNKED STATES. .
Bishop Samuel Fallows, -who -was
one of. thegreatest friend of the col
ored nice; in this, country or in any
other country., very, peacefully closed
his cyea in. death earjy Monday room
ing at his home, 161. West Adams
street Hewas, almost, 87 years old
at the, time, of his death and he had
had a longhand most remarkably bril
liant career, during his long useful
Journey through, life.
Bishop Fallows was one. of the o"-1
ganirers of the American Unity
League which recently was estab
lished to combat the activities of the
Ku Klux Klan. Ocly,a few weeks
ago he was compelled to resign from
the organization, because of his slow
ly ebbing strength.
Bis'iop Fallows, wjisbprn. in Ten
v dleton, Lancashire, Englandf Decem
ber 13, 1835, and .came to America in
188 with his parents, Thomas and
Anna Ashworth Fallows who settled
in Wisconsin. " j
He received a degree irom the Uni
versity of Wisconsin int1859 and be
came that samcyear -vice-president of
Galesbcrg (Wis.) University, a post
which he held until-the outbreak dL
the Gvil war. when he. was commis
sioned chaplain of theuThirty-second
In April. 1861, last-when, the open
ing of the war was beginning, to-be
heard, he had married Mjss Lcy
Bithia Huntington, of Marshall, Wis.
In Jnne, 1863, the chaplaia resigBea
his -commission. A year later, May
30, 1864, he becaine4kteaant-colonel
of the Fortieth Wiscoasa Infantry,
and in January. 1865,' -H commis
sioned colonel oftie Forty-akta- in
October, 1865, oT, "Fallows w&z
a brigadiergeaena of Talwrteers lot
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OF THE ILLINOIS
PEOPLE, IN THIS
HE. WAS ONE OF
pnblic instruction, 1871-4; president of
Tttinnt. ,Weslvan University, 1874-5,
and chairman of the general educa
tional commission tor tne worms
Colombia .Exposition in 1893.
He Won Many High Honors witn
As a writer. Dr. Fallows' claims to
rornom'tian are so dolv rooted that
critics assure him permanent honor in
American letters for his contributions
to critical and encyclopedic literature.
In the preparation of one volume
kinn.. Webster's Encyclopedic dic-
rinnsrv. otiblished in 1891. Dr. tal
lows bad to examine critically every
tA ;n hf Roeliah lanzuaee m at
least twOjjsAer dictionaries all this
as h parrjs'daynptfdetracting in
the slightest from his activities in pnl-
nit and fbrnm.
iisbop Fallows was a trustee of -the
United Societies ol Christian xm
a, rAitnr ia chief of the human
interest library, chairman of the Grant
memorial committee, president oi wz
.n.t SehnaX for Home Nursing
and president of the Society of the
Army of Teaaecsee.
For twenty-one years oe,w v
j . -r v, hnanl of manaKcM of the
IUinois Sta.JRef ?T
tiac In 1853; at -fhe. world's fair, Ir.
Fallows served as one of a council of
seven at the head of the world's con
gress of edacation. In 1907 he was
made chancellor of the university as
sociation, la the year following nc
succeeded .Archbishop Ireland as
chaplam in chief of the Grand Army.
From 1913 to ,1911 he Ttas department
commander o the IlGaok G A. JU
At aH times Bishop Fallows was
. . ii. .k.m ml tna 'lie WOT-
shiped Old Glory -Bsoraiag, aooa and
:rt,f- aA aside froai gaUaslly B&'
isr in At war f the rebelfioa, h
rendered his cowitry reat aad m
nortaat aid ad aisUace dria the
Spsi-Aercas war -
World war for deasocracy.
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and Edxication, Than Any
MISS MAE C. WALKER GAVE A
THEATER PARTY AND AN
ELABORATE TEN - COURSE
DINNER PARTY IN HONOR
OF MRS. JOSEPHINE DAVIS
WALLACE, OF SALISBURY,
f i. C.
Miss Walher Celebrated Her Ump
teenth Birthday Last Saturday.
She 5Wa the Tfcdpient of Many
Lovely Presents and Numerous
Baskets of Beaatiful Flowers.
Last Wednesday, afternoon. Miss
ilae C Walker. 3S61 .Grand boule
vard, gave a delightful matinee party
at the Palace Theatre in honor of Mrs.
Josephine Dayis Wallace, of Salis
bury, N. C wito has oeen ne uonse
gaest of Miss Walker, for the past
month. Ths. following ladies cpn
posed the matinee party: Mra. Jo
sephine Davis Wallace, Mrs. Bnelah
Watkins Mrs. A. -Richey, Mrs. F.
Rofewsoo, Mrs. F. Bowman, Mrs. N.
E. Seikh, Mrs- M. Jones and Miss
Mae C Walker.
Affer fte satinee ihey enjoyed a
cool aad kmtaBg, loscheon at the
Ideal Taa Raoms, 32nd street anS
o. CdMria-r. 1im Walker cele-
J fctr mtaattemfc birthday, and'i
be kriahfy ertiad tweaty-'five'of
Ika'ia that respect, called
(m'sc ea the tfo&e. aad explained J
ia aJkK "R weald be very ptee-Uc-io
ahc catoradeeopfe of-Chicago
fU waald caataat to sfealc at Ae
$Ka4dt:naBp2 if School m the
JBtcMt af the Fart Dearborn Hos-ptteT-aad
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MRS. JOSEPHINE DAVIS WALLACE
The Dutiful and Charming Wife of Dr. WUliam H. Wallace
of Salisbury, N. C, Who is a Great Hoeor to the Woman
hood of the Afro-American race.
her warm friends, . both ladies and
gentlemen in honor of the event. The
house was beautifully decorated for
the occasion and the great profusion
of rare, and beautiful flowers, which
were presented to her, by some of her
many friends and admirers, were
scattered throughout the house and
greatly assistpd to add to its attrac
tiveness. Soft music also played its
part throughout the evening, and it
was hard or difficult for the guests
to refrain from feeling like dancing;
As the gayeties drew to z dose,Miss
Walker was also presented with many
On Sunday afternoon, she gave an
elaborate ten-course dinner in honor
of Mrs. Josephine Wallace. - The in
vited guests were:. Mrs. Josephine
Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Earl B. Dick
erson, Mrs. Frances Manns, of Den
ver, Colo, Mrs. N. E. Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Speedy, Dr. Jalius
Green, Dr. Chestautt, Mr. aad .Mrs.
E. D. Smith, Mrs. A. Grahaa, Mrs.
Buelah . WatHas," Mrs. M. Barrife,
Mrs. F. Bowaaa, Mr. W J. Whca-
ton, of San Francisco, Ca, Mrs. J.
H. Williams, Mrs. M- ECksGM.
Mrs. Evelyn Laseyr el. New York
City, Mrs. Eva Coaley, CaKfarak;
Mrs. William BaiteaWy Dr. Xaauey,
Mr, NoraMa,AlliMa, Mr. Eraatii
Jones aad Mr. Artjmr
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joyed by all of the guests-and Miss
Walker could not be excelled as an
ideal and up-to-date hostess.
In passing, it can be stated with
milch pleasure that Dr. and Mrs. Wal
lace are shining .examples of what
two people can accomplish or do when
thev unite their hearts and hands.
Less than six yearsa go, Mrs. Wallace,
-who was born, raised and. educated in
Washington, D. C, and Dr. Wallace
were happily united in marriage and
shortly after that delightful event,
they settled down in Salisbury. N. C.
By working hard and saving bis mos
ey, by the great assistance of Mrs.
Wallace, in 1920 Uiey began the con
struction of their bungalow, which is
strictly modern and up-to-date ia
every way. It stand? on a lot Js-fty
by two hundredfjsf,. cost more thaa
ten thousand d611ars, and it is' oae of
the best and finest homes in Satiseary,
barring none. Mrs. Wallace, who at
one time resided in this cy, drives
her own car and enjoys Sfc to the fatt
est extent. She posstscses. great taste,
being very artistic she, creates aad
i makes all of her gowns, aid hats as
she is arst-class French mijBatr cad
modeste. Dr. aad Mcs. Wallace are
held ia the highest eseM 'ar tac. Wat
aad the. leadwg white aad eaasatd' ae-
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of the Tar Heal" State.
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To the Bishop, General Officers, Preside
- 'ing Elders, Pastors, Members and
Friends of the A. M. E. Church and
Alumni of Wilberforce Uniyersity.
The main building at Wilberforce
University buOt by Bishops Payne
and Shorter in 1865, 57 years ago,
burned down on last December 7th.
By request of the Executive Board in
Session at Wilberforce, I was asked
to hire an architect and prepare plans
for rebuilding,- and to have general
charge of the processes of reconstruc
tion, Everything was ready by the
latter part of April, at which time,'
the Executive Board met again, ap
proved the plans, and voted the con
tract to D. W. McGrath & Sons of
Columbus, Ohio, for reconstruction,
at a primary cost of $271,60000. The
changes in extras in the building will
run the colt to $300,000.00. It is to
be a fireproof building, built of brick,
stone, concrete, steel and iron, includ
ing the cellar and fooL The extreme
length is 213J4 fijet, extreme width
165 feet, height 5j stories. The build
ing contains offices; lor the University
Executives, 25 diss rooms for col
lege students, including commodious
Music and Science; Departments, din
ing hall, seating capacity for 1,000,
auditorium, seating capacity 500.
dormitory rooms for 450 girls. Strict
ly modern and sanitary. It will be
the finest, most expensive, and com1
modious college building, built by or
for Negroes in the world. The build
ing is to be finished by the first day
of next June. In it, we expect to
hold ouc next Commencement.
To finance this great enterprise is
the biggest burden, all things consid
ered, that has fallen to our race We
have sow been building daily lor
three months, at a cost of $20,000.00
per month, all labor and material to
this time paid for. The buildisg is
now above first story and pressing
hard in the second floor.
Bishops Coppin, Connor and; Heard
arc my immediate associates in, this
grui uu. x nave every reason, to
believe that they will, give the larg
est possible co-operation and sym
pathetic encouragement. About $50,-
000.00 of the money m hand ha bcea
raised by the little 3rd Episcopal Dis
Aside from Mis Alice Fallows the
other members of his family axe Ma
jor Charles S. FaSows, Mrs. WHBam
Mayer and Mr, Xdward Fallows.
Faneral services were held over. his.
remains yesterday HWruag at hat
church, St. PanTs Chwrch, aad his
bdy was transported ia Hasry
Ma;, where it wiH be laid to restvi
ae aw Jate wile.
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trict, and we are neither daunted nor
tired. We need the aid of the whole -
connection and need it immediately,-'
The Trustees of Wilberforce Univer-.
sity coyer the whole hurcb, and
therefote the whole connection consti
tutes the controlling body. Control
and responsibility are correlatives
both morally and economically, and ,,
the exercise of the one predicates tfic
exercise of the other. The assumpr
t'on and exercise of control, while
neglecting the responsibility to sup- '
port, is to be scorned by every manly
man. Control without responsibility
cancels the right of control By in-,
exorable law, the whole church must
help rebuild Wilberforce. Will you
do it? Will you repudiate a, duty?
We, therefore, beg all Bishops,
General Officers, Ministers, and Lay
men, to send in their contributioas at
once, so that the work: on new Shorter
Hall may not atop not languish; W(;
beg that you not wait, nor delay, in
making your personal sacrifice in
helping us to prosecute this- work to
The furnishings of this building, re
quire $100,000.00 in addition to the
cost of the building. We are, there
fore, asking the church to roll up a
collection of a half million dollars
for the placing of dear old Wilber
force at the head of the 'column, in
the Educational March of the Negro
race. We believe that all lovers of
Negro education regardless, of creed
or denomination, will, help us in this
enterprise. Hence, we are begging
and expecting immediate response.
SEND. US FIVE DOLLARS, TEN
DOLLARS, TWENTY DOLLARS,
FIFTY DOLLARS, ONE HUN
DRED DOLLARS, FIVE HUN
DRED DOLLARS, "ONE THOU
SAND DOLLARS, or sack amount
a yoa have ability-to cqatriaate.
Most respectfallg, your servant,
J. "hT JONES (SMap),
Chairman Trustee. Board, Wilaer
fprce Uaiyersity, WaWkcce, O.,
I Seateaber, 7, 1922.
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