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COL, CHARLES E. STOMP, THE REG
ULAR TRAVELING CORRE-
-" SapCWDENT FOR THE BROAD AX,
HAS BEEN ATTENDBte THE A. M.
E, CONFERENCES THROUGHOUT
TEXAS 1THERE HE HAD THE Tftffi
-OF HIS LIFE.
HON, SAMUEL A. ETTELSON
Re-Elected to tW,Jk.4 -Swt fnm the Third 'Swtariil DU-
PRESS ASSOCTATIOjTfrO. MEET
IN NASHVTLLB, "TIHK.
Call Issued lor Sic TBraeDaya,Ca-
fab'ia FifowrMwct "
President WHsan, ChakaMa'Jaass
Secretary Agree Wdmm. far
Washington, D. Wednesday,
Thursday and Fridayfeb. 7t 8 ad t,
1923, have beea selected as the dates
and Nashville, Tenn as the pkee lor
the holding of the next ananal con
vention of Newspaper Men. President
Wilson made this announcement here
this week, arid stated that an -eSctal
call was being mailed out at head
quarters at Nashville signed By him
self, Joseph, L. Jones, chairman of the
executive committee and" Bishop J. R.
Hamlett, recording secretary, of Jack
son, Tenn. The agreement to meet at
Nashville for the 1923 session was
reached at a special, call session of the i
newspaper men here in the Mtt-so-lit
Club, several months ago, at which
time a special report of.Mir. - B. J.
Davis, editor of the Ailanta Inde-
pendent and chairman of the- Commit
tee on Ways. and Means, wa submit
ted and rejuvenated. Pkns,were per
fected for an enlarged organization
and a close co-operation of all the)
newspaper men and members, of the
printing trade throughout the race. It
was at this same meeting that Mclvin
J. Chisum was selected as a special
representative of the, Press Association.
to .tour the United States in .ths. inter
est of the organization. "-".
At the coming session of the.:Nash
ville meeting, the newspaper, 'mea -are
to he, so it Is aid, able to. perfect.
Oheu- former plans of stasdardawir
the advertising: rates. They are also
to adopt the. code system, which is
ueing prepared by the chairman; pi
Uus special committee, Mr..A. LH61
sey.of Tuskegee. Arapsgher!at
ters of vital importance" -to the- con
sidered, there are many that, are" ai
the slate for this February mtimg,
so that, the attendance. is .jacpectetLJ
be the biggest m the history f the
organization, and oewspapi''jen, are
urged to carry in their masthead -an
advertisement of -this .annual Ether-
,0. , .i.. ?u rrf-jLA t-1
a calendar for preWjwrariKrs.1!
WHAT IS COVE?
What U love? '
I've been thiaJcfcg, J've leen feeling,
Breathlfig deearyroasetimes kaee&ir
Af'ravtlireMr- "Wliat is love P.caanet
teU - '- ,
SouMtealtk akes y'm1ghty,welL
What is love?-"' '.,;''
It's some actreis, r. sH5e acter
Regarded iiy. theworld a- factor
Alliit's owe We -are -just "-a. fciirmn
On which Cupid Tests his rage.
What is love?
Itis radio interceding, some are beed-
Some, have Ibearts' that are sick aad
bleedisg; -'-' .--"
For love csadle. L6ver-lcaowsWBy
Many lovers-are se -shy. -
What is" love? -
It is -woman's noblest -nature
Don't you ever Jet feet" hate.yott;
Oh me, Oh -myljrlf you do 'your
You iave reached the- mark called
What is love? - "
It is happiness a-plcaty"
Strikes you before or afteritwenty-
In the heart. .You.feer.ihat soae-
thisg's doing : '.,
Before yoa kaow-4tyonare.'woog.
Whatislove? . .
It i something, sometimes, awfil,
Never thought iobe unlawful
At the start And.if You'rea-ieteat
. chap - - --. ,
Maybeit'Vrill prove asnap.- .
What u' love?' ; '.""' -Jt
is'iweetethia. the honey. , - . :.
Xntliiaz. eat reoaBy; '
Can compare. Jf yoari-heartisl.Bly.
tesaer-r.- :. .- ,- "-.
We will '-aevJEnjBJHd the geden-
Wait ii teye? . -, . -It's
thefeatest thkif-as 'mortals.-. -;
Have to 4o "tias, side ti pprtife -Qverrthere.
What &M wecBot .teH
It &soBtafr Jtat-aaakes us .wdl
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, Mr. Frank '"B.Va,c EWri.
tart avenue, has eeVwiiv-o Jfe
tome by illness Jpr.vjittaewiT
weeks. At this- wriS i
aa iorAe is going to remain in the
SoBth. We are jttst-gettmg'into every-
temg. aad oertie5 ute fair and
temetiwes we go eyef thetop like all
Utri. E8a,ey,f33 S4pfe -'r . . . f
M.'" y rea thatld gulf cari-do-some
ar..- .-"S1 ;fr iftTj Mm. .3 thak it swept bF at one
???T - "?:-7-T! & .MNfOfH butorou would
watoi zm w-.rri .-?- z UJtx- Jomt .t ttWft hd Jen
tlalveston, Texas.The sun do.
move and the earth am square, was
ther-declaratioamade by the late Hev
Jofca fasperud by these words he4
was mi&t, fatmouy the world over. He
was we pi the characters ho .stood
JoatproJHineaUy m the age in which ie
wvea, and often yon hear him referred
to today. I was Just wondering how
many young men of today will 'make
a name that will live after they have
Do" you, want to Ijve? IF so, you
must be a producer as well as a -con
sumer. Yon must be able to give to
the we&d a. thought, and that thought
will lie handed down to another, and
anotherrand so on and on, but thought
is not all, you must have a life be
hind that thought, for the -value of an
Htteraace depends on who says it
Then how much do you weigh in the
scale of .cmbzatiori? What is there
back- of. you that will give you "a
I hope you will not think me out of
my head, but I have been associat
ing with thinkers, and I have just got
ten to the place where I want" to shine,
and ,it struck me to say .something
that sounded like the things the edu
cators, the great men of this race of
ours, are saying, and who will say of
me, .He is one more smart man.' I
would like to shine with you, but fear
I may not,- but will stay in sight as
long as my legs and brains will carry
me, and then 1 will sink. I may create
me a little world-in which I can shine
I may nev.tr be an electric spark or
gas light, y.t I may be a bug: that
carries his light in one end, and not in
I have been mingling with Bishops,
and would-bcbishops, general officers
and would-be general officers, big Bap
tist preaches .and medium sized Baptist
preachers in fact I have been in all
class and classes for the past few
days, and I may feel a little beside my
self. rI have even been with bankers
one anyway, and he is some pump
kin in this world.
When I wrote to you that other time,
I was in Yoakum, Texas, and they
sent- to. stop with me and sleep in the
same bed with Major R. R. Wright of
Philadelphia, and be told me that he
was -delighted, to stop with me and
that like to have made my head, swell
to the size cf bursting open, but it re
mained, and I remained, "and I slept so
far on one side that I fell out of the
bed three times during the night.
Do you know Major" Wright? I wish
that you -did. He is an old educator,
and taught in the school room fifty
years, during which time, under' him,
over 12,000 young people- have gradu
ated. "What does it mean to a man
to have signed 12,000 diplomas plus?
He is down through Texas telling our
people to wake up, to open their eyes
and see the day. He is telling them
to get in the'financial pool and swim
a litOe, for the world has no time for
beggars or paupers. I think he is
about right, for his name is Wright.
He kaaknig. friends. He it Jelling of
that, three million of our people who
are putting in the Metropolitan In
surance "Company each yearqver f33,
fJOHJO. and be wants that big com
pany to return -some of thatroney in
a.liviag way to our people. '"None e
csif1oyed by them arid have never
I am only making a hint tbis week,
for I don't know just what thiabusy
su U Affle. I will bnd out more
afeot:Major- Wright aadwfll wrife to
yW about -it. X haver. heard him make
ae good -speeches, and wiJ near him
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afceat 36"Traars is the waeli. His
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'if ftfe ifBw.aH :-C. BfC and
Aa 111 ailr-ae had; passed-kta the
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loik; dtaVaad' JUr. Seary Aea Boyd,
JULttf Ms says to tse
far ya kow
speak. Yung Barbour did not allow
my little feet to touch the ground,- so
to "speak, as he had his car at my com
mand, to move when .1 wanted to
move, and if he were not at the wheel,
then his scholarly brother, Prof. -and
Rev. A. Barbour, was there to convey
This Texas conference is one -more
big thing, and they voted to make an
other conference, which will give eight
in the state. Bishop Johnson made a
great address to them, and in addition
to this there were some other things
that bappened; Hie is just doing
things. In" this conference there are
three men that the Lord has called to
be Bishops Rev. Gl B.vYoung, a grad
uate from Paul Quinn college; Rev. H.
A. Carr, from the same school, and the
Rev. Dr. P. C Hunt, presiding elder.
These men are strong, and declare
they will make it, for they are the
Lord'scselected, and if you will step in
some of the other conferences' you will
find Revs. E. J. Howard, W.-E. Mc
Grew, S.D. Butler, R. S. Jenkins, W.
D. MillerJ: A. Jones, and there are
a few more whose names I do not -re
call, but you can see from this that
the Lord has been busy-in Texas call
ing men to the episcopacy,
I .hope that these men will not mis
represent God, for if he called you,
he knows his way to your house. He
has your street and number, and
knows, where to put his hands on you
any hour in the day. He can use the
men who have already been called. He
will have his hands full
I wonder if it is God's intention to
put all the A. M. E. preachers in the
bishopric? If this' is done what will
become of the pulpits, for bishops
don't pastor; they have the highest
calling, but some of these good breth
ren should ask God to excuse them
from being bishop and look to the
Lord and dismiss this- subject from
their already filled brains. I am going
to tell you in due time which will be
which, and if some of them keep on
fooling with God and not do His work
he is going to send, them right on to
the hot house for a warming up. They
will get warm, tcv believe me
Rev. S. J. Johnson h on hand and'
be is asking God to just let him be an
ordinary secretary jjfthe department
that means the extension f the-church
on earth. He is not wasting to be a
bishop, but to be in position to do
more preaching and work more for the
Since I started this letter, I have
been to Houston, ito Brenham, and I
am now putting on the nnnhmz
touches in Chapel Hub The election
is over and some fellows are left. The
democrats got back New York and
some other places. This is saying to
the republicans if they don't look wise
they are going to have a heluva rime
two years from now. Many of us
have been disappointed in President
Warren G. Harding, and unless some
thing is done they will carry that dis
appointment to the ballot box Novem
ber, 1924, aui another democrat, if
they select a yood man" will be the
next president jf the United -States.
m We feel that we have paid our debt
to the party with interest. We want
something else "now besides broken
promises, and The Republican party
freed you.' With a working majority
in the house and .senate, and a presi
dent; there was not manhood, enough
in the republicans to pass -&. bill look
ing forward to stamping out that hell
ish, barbarian bablt -of lynching. A
thing that is a. disgrace to the devil
and all bis followers a thing that the
devil would not pennit to take place
in hell, for when you get to hell every
man has an equal share at the fires
arid they are given the same tempera
ture. sHow in the hen feathers can a
civilized country refuse to stamp out
a curse? Unless Mr. Repabneatt does
more than talk we-wiM do as well un
der one as the other. Presideat Hard
ing is a greatTaan, and X weald fight
for him right now, for be is y presi
dent, but thea Lwaat hist, to do.one-
thtng, too. If he wewe.-aoVtbe presk
dent aad J a .mere beach mem
ber, I would speak right et is church.
But I comasend thee; Mr: Fresdea of
the United Siz&s, in 4hc haiaac af God
Mrs. Anna Northiagton, late of 2$lfr
i. itate street prominent ip. the fra
tercat circles of this" dty a great
church worker and an ardent member
of. Fbcnexer Baptist Church, passed
away pn Nov. 8th at Provident Hos
pital after a long illness. The funeral
took place' on Monday .morning at 10
o'clock from, the Ebenezer Baotist
Church, with Rev. C H. Clark, pastor.
officiating. At the conclusion of the
funeral oration by the pastor, last rites
were conducted by the, following or
ganizations: Sunshine Club; Smith
Grcle of the Royal Circle of Friends
of the Worldr Women's Mavflower
Club; Progressive Council No. 8,
Knights and Daughters ,of Honor;
Faster Lily Club," 'No. 1; Queen Gty
Temple, No. 10, S. M. T.; Herbert Of- .
ficers Council, No. 1, A U. K. & D.
of A; Warden Temple No. 16, Dangle
ters of Elks, and Light of Chicago
Council tto. 135, A. U K. & D, of A
Mrs". Mary J. Green rendered two
solos. It was two o'clock before the
funeral cortege left the church forML
Glen wood Cemetery where the body
was laid to rest
GrVES GRAND RECEPTION
A grand reception was given in hon
or of the present and past national and
grand officers of the National Grand
Council of A U. KT & D. of A on
"Nov. StH at the Soldiers' and i;tniV
Home, 3201 Wabash avenue, under the
auspices of Herbert Officers Council
No. 1, of yrhich Mrs. Maggie T. Pry
or is president The committee in
charge of arrangement with Mrs. Hen
rietta Dean as chairman; Is due much
credit The proeram which nrrcrrlrrf
tho reception was enjoyed by all.
Among those appearing were Doctors
M. R. Bibb, P. Chas. Downs and W.
H. Dickerson, national medical staff;
Uaughters Louise-Hayden White and
Ida Simmons of the Juvenile Depart
ment; Morris Lewis and Prof. RobertH
W. Bagnall who spoke in behalf of the
National Association for the Advance
ment of Colored People; Daughters
Nellie Burbridge, Alma Mitchell and
Sarah Coleman; Sir Knights William
Winston and T. L. Griffin. M. T.
Bailey, chairman of publicity of the
National Grand Council, acted as mas
ter of ceremonies.
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Re-Elected to the State Senate for the Third Time from the 22t
Seiiatorial District of Illinois.
One of the most successful sea
sons ever held in the suburbs of the
city is about to close, and M. T. Bai
ley, president the Bailey Realty Co-
3638 South State street, is receiving
much credit for the great good he
has done in helping members of the
race to purchase homes and make good
investments during the present sea
son. - Mr. Bailey has been- called -th
greatest developer of suburban divisions.
The Camavalet museum recently re
celTed what la said to be the knlfa
of the" guillotine used In Paris during
the French Revolution and the subse
aueat Reign of Terror, and which
sacred to decapitate Louis XVT, Maria
Antoinette, BobeFpIerre, and thousands
as? others. 'It was a girt to the mu
seum from a Belgian collector. Tha
relic Is said to have bees In the pos
sesaton of the family of Samson, tha
faatoss executioner of the French Ra
station, for several generations.
Doc (after cram.) vDon't worry
about your liver trouble, you can live
to tx n enty years with It. And as to
the lea' Ing heart valve, you can carry
that around easily until yon're eighty,
but the kldneydlsease. that's worse.
It'll surely bring you to the grave In
side of a year."
Joys of Mountaineering.
Mountaineering, for Its own sake.
Is coinpn tively recent Mont Blanc.
l.i.7&t feet high, was first: ascended
In 1780. and at that time writers had
only expressions of horror for the
Selfishness Never Brought Joy.
Those who think selfishness the
short cut to Joy. find when they have
gone ns far as it will take them,- that
joy Is as far off ns ever. Exchange.
An Item In a ynnng wife's house-'
hold a -ount reads: "Hootmeal, 15
centR.'' Evidently the Scotch kind. ,
HERE ON BUSINESS
Mrs. Cora Franks of Lake Forest,
IIL, was in the city during the week
looking after important business matters.
Mme. Ezella M. Carter, 4509 Prairie
avenue, president The Carter System
of Hatrdressing, is at Springfield, IIL,
to attend a conference and from there
she will go on a visit to Texas, Okla
homa and Georgia.
Good Quality Long Neglected.
Although phosphorus was discovered
ky Brandt In ICO and .exhibited' to
Charles. U as "a wonder of nature.
k was not until 1834 that It was
first used in the manufacture of
Center of Human Hair Industry.
Antwerp, Belgium, Is the center of I
the human hair Industry. Baw hair
and Chinese hair, which has been
bleached, dyed and prepared, Is used
In the manufacture of women's m'r
Reasons for Architect
Whether It be the building of a
modest bome,or the latest mastodon
of the hotel world, the American ar
chitect is' the Ideal supervisor for the
Job. Artistic yet practical. faivseelDg
but thorough, unprejudiced and .faith
ful to his employer, he Is skilled In
everything but the manner of building
up his own bank account Cleveland
School Behind the Time.
Robert'u father has an office with
ail equipments a modem .office has.
Robert has been told their different
uses. When he came home from school
after being In the second class, he
said: Daddy,,! think our school must
be an old-fashioned one. It makes
you, do your adding by hand."
Hickory in Great Demand.
The weight of a niece of hickory Is
the best Indication of Its' strength.. It
Is said that 100,000,000 board feet a
year are consumed In the making of
tool handles, including golf tools.
He ,I a weak man who cannot twist, .
and weave the threads of his feeling--however
fine however tangled, how
ever t rained, or however strong into."
the great cable of purpose, by which
lie lies moored to his life of action.
Donald O. MitchelL
Where Custom Rules.
Men commonly think according to
their Inclinations, speak according t
their learning and Imbibed opinions;
but generally act according to custoss.
Francis Bacon. -;
Chinch Bugs Cause Big Loss.
Fully $40,000,000 worth of wheat,
corn, oats. grahVsorghums and broom
com is destroyed annrnlly by chinch
bus, which can withstand most cli
matic conditions, fungous diseases aad
Kindness and Light.
Give ts to awake with smiles, give
ns to labor smiling. As the sun light
ens the world, so let our loving kind
ness make bright this house of our
habitation; Robert , Lou Is Stevenson.
A Fine G. G. R; C Motto.-.
"Make the most of the small Joys
out of lifeand-they will pave the way
to greater. Grasp every opportunity
to' help another, and your helpfulness
will increase." Our Dumb Ah''ri'?,
s the toe, ade Is j and the -voters, ami I ask'swe that
God aad. the voters w 4m the right
I think I wSf he to briag jay letterq
to a stop. , ,
CHAXLXl t STUMP.
Flycatchers are gray birds. They
always perch on the tips of twigs, for
their food consists of gnats. Watch
one sweep out graceful!, seize an tat
sect that is next to Invisible to our
eyes, then soar gracefully .back to. the
perdu You can tell a flycatcher; kf
his flight if by nothing else..
REUNIOlf iAFISX MAJCY YIAM
After, -bjbKsbCt yiaci . sBra44Ba,
Oftcer Jaliaa i. C&U. m BmTmp
street; ,MTfaa Park, ad Jhs two, m-
ters, H'ttitmtit Ahaw Ife jmm Aaaa
at Oraage .a few ? age wi Oa-
J ! raTLA1 a'
" . First Lendan ftrMgc.
The first stone .bridge aver ta
Thames at Loudon was- coajfletod .1
1209 and' built with rows
forming a street Ca It stood taa
chapel of St Thomas of Canterbury.
The present bridge, about one asa
aWd.feet farther Up tht river,, was
designed by John Re&nTn and built by
his rabns In. 1825314 length' S Xeet;
width 65 feettSQfeet above the jrirae.
I should be sorely afraid to live my
Hie wltrvt God's presence; but to feel
he Is by my side Just now as much as
you are,- that Is thf very Joy of xay
Proper Tt of Book.
.Xo not believe that tf book Is good.
If 'In rc'ag It. thou dost not become
more contented with, thy existence. If
It docs nit arouse UJi thee most geaer-eus-feelings.
There's the Trouble.
"Sedentary workers need a hearty
breakfast'' "They do. But poor as
they are, they are too proud tc accept
charity. Hartford Times.' " '
Figured Wood for Furniture
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Many a. man who.'marriea inTbaata
has very little leisure for anything.
Newton LeadsTown Names. '
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England Is Newtqn. which- occurs no
'fewer than 72 limes in different parts
of the country. . ' .,
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Essentials for Happiness,
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are: Something to. do, something to'
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