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REVOLT OF THE NEGRO
The men who as Commissioners
owe their places to the solidity of
the colored voters of the repub
lican ticket preferred to reappoint
the entire board of assessors rather
than accord the 90,000 colored
citizens a representative place in
the District government. Is it
strange that the colored votes of
the country revolt ? The District
of Columbia case was watched with
deep interest from one end of th
country to the other. In Mary
land the colored approximates
60,000 and almost to a man it was
cast for the republican candidates,
had it been cast against them,
neither Gov. Loundes, the Slate
officials nor the republican electors
would haye succeeded.
What are the facts? Notwith
standing the Governor has in his
gift more than one than one thous
and appointments, he has not
deemed it proper to appoint a
colored man to a single place. Now
contrast this with the liberality of
Tammany Hall and see if you can
not divise the reason why the col
ored voters are in revolt. In
Virginia they are securing in
dependent candidates of their own
men in every republican district.
In Baltimore, Mayor Malster has
treated his colored allies with fair
ness and consideration, still on the
whole, the sentiment among the
colored voters is largely to the
effect, that Senator Gorman and
ex-Mayor Latrobe have always
treated them with greater consid
eration than the republicans from
whom they had much to expect.
In Maryland under Senator Gor
man's leadership, no unfriendly
legislation has ever been passed,
consequently colored men can join
his ranks without incuring ostra
cism on the part of their people.
The trouble seems to arise from
forgetfulness on the part of subor
dinates of the administration, as to
the means by which they are en
abled to wield their power- They
forget that the colored vote was an
essential factor in the late contest
and is likely to be so in the next.
The earliest opportunity must be
sougkt to arrest this disefiection,
otherwise the colored vote will be
iu revolt again when a national
contest is on. It is not likely that
a democratic administration sup
ported by colored allies as was the
republicans, would for a moment
allow its appointees to slap its
faithful friends in the face as was
done in the District of Columbia.
The Afro-American of Baltimore
says: Tammany iiaii has put more
colored men in places in the last
six months than the republicans
in the previous twenty-five years.
It seems that the republican offi
cials expect the votes of the colored
men on the issues of the civil war,
forgetful of the fact that nearly
forty years have elapsed since
Emancipation, there would seem
to be as mnch reason to expect the
white man to vote now as did his
ancestors a hundred years ago.
The conditions are different and
the negro will vote as interest may
The Post has won' a reputation
that no other paper in this country
ruotisned every Saturday at 1:09
Northwest, Washington, D. C.
THE EMPRESS OF AUSTRIA.
The cruel murder of the Empress
of Austria emphasizes the social
condition on the European Conti
nent and 13 a warning to the Amer
ican people to religiously guard
against the propogation of serri
ments revolutionary of stable gov
ernment. The spirit of anarchy is
one of growth, raped and disas
trous. It was first manifested in
feeble manifestations of resistance
to constitute authority and disre
gard for the lives and liberti es of
others. It has grown until king3
and potentates are apprehensive for
their own lives. The lesson is an
easy one. Let disregard for law
and order and the natural and
social rights of man be encouraged
in this country and you will have
set to work forces which must
eventuate in the destruction of the
very life of this Republic. Let
lynch-law and high-handed dis
crimination and injustice be long
practiced in a community aud the
effect is so contagious a character
as to poison the fountains of jus
tice and become baleful in its gen
eral results. Let justice be done
to all and the people doom which
awaitB Europe, may be averted. In
the wisdom of social restrain and
the development of a just regard of
the rights of our neighbors may
lodge the hope of the negro as well
as of the white race.
NOT YET OVER.
The opinion expressed by Gen.
Wheeler to the effect that the war
with Spain is not yet over, as showed
by many who from the first believed
that before Spain would relinquish
her hold upon Cuba and Porto
Rico and especially the Phillipines
they would go to tbe very farther
est extent of diplomacy as well as
war. The fact is quite apparent
that, before the Peace Commission
will be able to accomplish anything
in the way of restoring order, more
blood must be shed aud more
Spanish villiany perpetrated. Now
that Admiral Dewey has made a
request for more ships and more
military forces this government
ought not only furnish that distin
guished officer what he needs to
thoroughly subjugate the Philli
pines, but it ought to prosecute a
vigorous policy with respect to
To allow the results of the bril
liant success of our soldier to be
offset neutralized or even destroyed
by future emergencies would be to
make the greatest blunder of the
century. We have routed the
Spaniards and we should not dic
tate in no uncertain terms - what
we must have and that without
OUR HIGH SCHOOL.
The Bee has frequently called
the attention of our colored High
School to the colored trustees and
it seems that its condition is from
wrose to worse. The attention of
Mr. Ross is now called to its bad
condition. The next move is to
put an incompetent woman at the
head of the business High School.
Prof. H. M. Brown, teacher of
physics, intends to resign because
he will no longer serve undei in
competent teachers or persons who
are continually jepodizing the
interest of his school. The colored
High School is greatly in need of
some good material. Are the
people to suffer much longer ?
On the night of the 11th inst.,
the white troops at Chichamaugo
Park, set fire to Camp Thomas
Theartre, a building authorized by
Gen. Brooke where theatrical
tertainments were given to
volunteer army. Thousands
feet of lumber were burned.
Washington Post please copy.
The young man on the Post, is
scouring the country over and pub
lishing every scrap of news in his
mad endeavor to establish the
truth of his statement relative to
the incompetency of colored officers
in the army. Meanwhile it will be
the duty of the Bee to publish the
short comings of the white volun
teer soldiery which the young man
on the Post carefully omits.
ALEXANDER CRUMMELL DEAD.
The most noted negro no more.
Author of many books-an orator
Rev. Alexander Crummell, D. D.,
died Saturday at Point Pleasant, N. J.
The news of death while not unexpect
ed was heard with sincere regret by a
large circle of friends and acquaint
ances. Dr. Crummell was one of the
best known colored men in this coun
try, where he had lived for the past
quarter of a century. He was a man
of scholarly attainments and exercised
a wide influence.
Dr. Crummell was born in the year
1S19 in New York city. His father, who
was a native of the western part of
Africa was stolen when a boy and
brought to this country. The attempts
of young Crummell to avail himself of
the educational facilities of the schools
in his vicinity provoked the hostility
that was felt toward his race ct that
In 1835 in company with Henry
Highland Garnet, late United State
minister to Liberia, and Thomas Sid
ney, he entered a school at Canaan,
N. H., but the prejudice against the
higher education of negroes was so
intense that they were not permitted
to remain. Afterward they entered
the Oneida Institue and remained
In 1839 he made an application for
admission to the General Theological
Seminary in New York, as he desired
to enter the ministry of the Protestant
Episcopal church. This application
was denied, but subsequently a. license
to preach was obtained from that de
nomination, though with difficulty. He
went to England in 1S4S and entered
Queen's College, Cambridge, and
graduated in 1S53. He entered the
missionary service of his church and
for twenty years he was in Liberia,
during which time he acted as princi-!
pal of the Alexandria High School1
and president of the Liberia College.
He returned to this country in 1873
and established in this city St. Luke's
Protestant Episcopal church, corner
15th and Madison streets northwest,
and continued as rector of this parish
until 1895, when he retired.
Dr. Crummell was president of the
Colored Ministers' Union and presi
dent of the American Negro Academy.
His published works are "The Future
of Africa," issued in 1862; "The
Greatness of Christ" and "Africa and
America." He leaves a widow and
In several of the colored churches
of the city Monday appropriate ref
erence was made to the death of Dr.
Crummell. This was especially the
case at St. Luke's church, of which
parish he had been rector for so many
years. A meeting of the vistry was
held and the rector, O. M, .Waller,
was appointed to represent the parish
at the funeral ceremonies, which took
place Tuesday in St. Philip's, New
York citv. in which parish the de
ceased was born.
The Ministers' Union of this city, at
a meeting held Monday at the Metror
politan A. M. . Church, adopted a
resolution of respect to Dr. Crummell
and appointed the following delega
tion of brethren to attend the funeral:
Rev. Dr. F. J. Grimke, Rev. Dr. J. A.
Johnson and Rev. O. M. Waller.
The resident members of the Amer
ican Negro Academy held a special
meeting Monday in "the study of the
Metropolitan A. M. E. Church and
took appropriate action.
In Ivy City Monday night, after a
sermon by Rev. E. P. Moon, pastor of
Lane's Chapel C. M. E. Church, Mr
Perry Carson spoke of the death of
Dr. Crummell, and suggested that a
resolution be adopted in his memory,
which was done. The resolution was
to the effect that "the Rev. Alexan
der Crummell, D. D., a great scholar
and divine of the Protestant Episcopal
Church and ex-rector of St. Luke
Episcopal Church, Washington, D. C.
whom we so much loved and admired
having passed away, we, the
members and congregation of Trinity
Baptist Church, Ivy City, deeply re
gret the death of this great man, and
shall ever esteem his memory."
DR. CRUMMELL AT REST.
The remains of Dr. Crummell were
removed from Point Pleasant Sunday
and lay in state all day Monday and
Tuesday morning to the hour of ser
vices. The day dawned bright and clear
heaven and so did the Doctor, as he
lay in his casket of black cloth with
its velvet trimmings and silver plate
bearing the simple inscription:
Born March 3rd 1819,
Died September 10th 189S.
A good audience was present and
the services were very impressive to
their simplicity, especially to those of
us who knew the Doctor's notes. The
music which included Gonnod's choir,
"There is a green Hill far away," was
well rendered. Mr. Bishop, the pas
tor, was assisted by Mr. Mitchel M.
Tunnell of this city and Mr. Tavlor
Miller of Brooklyn.
At the grave, the resolutions of the
Academy and the Ministers' Union
were read. Members of St. Philips
Church vestry were the pall-bearers.
Mr. Charles Crummell and Mr.
Sidney Crummell's wife attended the
funeral and followed Mr. Dr. Crum
mell and Mr. W. B. Hayson, Mr. G.
T. Downing of Newport, R. I. and
one other were present, also were
Hon John H. Smyth Revs. Matthews,
Anderson and J. B. Reeves of Phila
delphia, Revs. J. A. Johnson and F. J.
Grimke of this city, Rez. O. M Waller
represented St. Luke's P. E. Church.
Mr. Henry A. Pellem sent a large
wreath of Ivy leaves as did the vestry
of St. Phillips. Mr. W. B. Hayson
sent a large bouquet of roses.
Mrs. Dr. Crummell accompanied by
Mr. V. B. Hayson returned to the city
Dr. D. W. Scott ha3 been nomi
nated for Congress in the 12th
District, city of St. Louis, Mo., by
the Independent Republicans.
The doctor is the first colored man
ever nominated tor Uongress
FLOTSAM AND JETSANf.
The new office building on the site
of the old Columbia Law School, op
posite Judiciary Square, supplants an
old landmark, memorable in the his
tory of the city. The old building,
one time a church, next a law school
and last of all a rookery of law offices,
is also closely associated with many
interesting movements in the past
among our people
Isla'y Walden, an odd genius, poet
and preacher, during his collegiate
days at Howard University, some
twentv odd vears aeo. conducted a
very well attended non-denomination-
al Sunday school here. The teachers
young men ana women, were arawn
from the departments and the Univer
sity. The singing of the school was
a most attractive feature. Mr. Henry
B. Fry, now superintendent of the in
tellectual department of the institution
for the deaf and blind at Austin, Tex.,
was the chorister and his sister, Miss
Helena, whose work at Holly Springs,
Miss., is commemorated by a costly
monument in front ot that institution,
was the organist. Bruce Grit's bass bytenan, she retused to allow anyargu
voice could alwavs be heard distinctly ' ment of the minister to convince her
above all others, those days when the
skill of his right hand had not been so
universally acknowledged. Walden
after graduation, entered the service
of the American Missionary Associa
tion, and a humble grave in a remote
corner of North Carolina marks the
scene of labors that duplicated his
academic missionary services.
The basement of the law school was
quite an intellectual arena. Here if I
mistake not, the "institute" formed in
the law office of Charles N.Thomas,
held its few gatherings. Of those now
viving I can only recall Henry W.
Chandler, now of Ocala, Fla , then a
genuine iron-cast Aden s on broze and
The Olive leaf Literary had a some
what longer career. Mrs. Mary A.
Shadd Carey not unfrequently was
prominent as a disputant. Rev, J. D.
Bagwell's platitudes were quite amus-
Daniel V. Lewis, then an active
police court lawyer, was a source of
infinite amusement. George Welling
ton Bryant, who visited our city
about this time, heartily enjoyed one
of Lewis' performances, the graphic
brought down Lewis' indignation upon
tne reporter whom re attempted to
impeach and expel.
Bishop R. H. Cain figured some
what conspicuously at the Columbia.
Israel C. M. E. church had broken
from its A. M. E. moorings, but a
few, loyal to the old flag, were organ
ized as the Cosmopolitan A. M. E.
church, the success of which would
have made it and not Metropolitan,
the national church of that organiz
tion but Bishop Cain's magnetism and
political prestige could not galvanize
the movement into a healthy life.
Speaking of literaries, I am reliably
informed that nearly sixty years ago a
very infiuential organization of the fore-
most young men of that period did ex
cellent service. It must not be conclud
ed that the topics before them were
narrowed to the progress of the rising
generation and the outlook for the
free colored Americans, for they had
interpreters of the art dramatic among
their number, and one very clever
man, an employe of a physician, had
picked up enough medical knowedge
to deliver a fair lecture on medical
Of the men foremost in this move
ment, at a time when Frederick Dou
glass was unknown and of the nature
of the social gatherings that were held
in defiance of the strict regulations
against the assembling of people of
color at night except in the presnee of
a white person, something later will
be told by A. Wrecker.
NEGROES MUST LEAVE.
From the Missouri Messenger.
'The colored people are flocking to
Dallas from all over northern Texas.
The whitecaps in Rockwell, Denton,
Grayson, Kaufman, Fannie and other
counties are to blame. The negro
district and suburbs of Dallas are
crowded with strangers from the sec
tions named. Chief of Police Corn
well, finds the problem of what to do
with the refugees a serious one. He
said to day:
"We have 1,500 or 2,000 more ne
groes in uaiias now than our normal 1
population of that race. Whitecaps
have inaugurated a reign of terror.',
Poor Mr. negro always unprepared
in time of peace he should do a little
thinking too and be ready at all times
to meet such inhuman acts with the
right knd of resentful ness a few
must make up their minds to die for
the others. Negroes all over the
south should awake to the full sense
of their duty and prepare for such
emergencies; not leaving out Missouri
for she is as far south as any of them
in her love for the negro.
Of Cincinnati, Ohio September 5th to
10th, 1898. Baltimore & Ohio Rail
road. For this occasion tickets will be sold
ro lira trip "from nil nnint T lu '
round trip lrom ail points on the
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad east of
Pittsburg, Parkersburg and Wheeling.
inclnsive, good good going on Sep
tember 3rd and 4th, ahd good return
ing not earlier than September 5th,
nor later than September 13th, except
by depositing ticket with Joint Agent
ai Cincinnatti. between Ssptember 5th
and 9th iuclusive, and on payment of
fee of twentp-five (25) cents, when re
turn limit may be extended to leave
Cincinnatti, to and including October
uwiug 10 tne great patriotic wave
aweeping the country at the present ;
time, great interest will be manifested
at this meeting. Rolid Vestibuled
Trains of elegant coaches, Pullman
Sleeping Cars, Observation Cars and
splendid Dining Car Service. Three
through trains daily from New York,
Philadelphia, Baltimore and Wash
ngton, and two from Pittsburg.
Are you ready to save money, if so
call at Adler's Shoe Store, who keeps
LUC laigo oiiuc
ldiiica onus atore in th c:,u
west, his place is on the corner of 4
and E streets Southwest. -
SIGHT OF HER COLORED
CLOSED THE SCOTCH LASSIES HEART
TO ALL ARGUMENT SHE WILL NOW
New York, September n. Maggie
Wood, the bonnie Scotch lassie who
came here from Edinburg, Scotland, to
marry Martin Hamilton, a Philadelph
ia colored man, is still a prisoner at
Rev. Francis Carruthers, a Scotch
man, of Taunton, Mass , arrsved in the
city yesterday to try and convince
younWOman that she was doing an
unwise thine:. Shortly after his arrival
Darnald O Reilly. of Harrisburg, Pa
called on the girl. Mr. O'Reilly is
well known among the Scotch people,
and, as he put it, for the sake of coun
trymen he had come on to try and per
saude the woman to change her mind.
For a long time Mr. Carruthers and
DISCVSSED THE CASE.
Notwithstanding she is a strict Pres-
that she was doing wrong.
The clergyman, disheartened at his
failure to change the decision of the
girl, reported to A.sistant Commis
sioner McSweeny, who decided to hold
Maggie a few days more
T. V. Powderly, Commissioner Gen-
dm ui iiiiiiai: ration, cniereu ine ouna
I ing at that time.
1 "Why hot send her up into the negro
colony to see the life that the poor
lead there?" he suggested.
Up town the party started, going
through the various tough loca ities
where whites and blacks intermingle
The girl recoiled from the scenes she
witnessed. She said that to marry
Martin would be un.vise. The party
returned to the barge office, where
before the Bord of Special Inquiry
Maggie said that she no longer desif-
ed to have.any thing to do with Ham
CHANGED HER MIND.
Just after the party had reached bar
ge office Hamilton and T. Thomas
Fortune, editor of the New York Age,
Hamilton was admitted to see the
As soon as the face of the black
1 Ulclll dpCdlCU LUC Ul '.ildllgCU.
, She cried and she smiled, and when
Hamilton stepped toward her she
stood up and stretched out her arms.
The two embraced. After being
seperated the woman was taken into
j Commissioner McSweeny's private of-
Oh, I canna think of anything or
any one but Martin. I love him, in
deed I do, and I will marry him if I
hae to go to Scotland to do it".
Hamilton to-day said he' would
never give her up.
Meantime Maggie is in the detention
room at the Barge Office, where she
' passes her time in crying softly to her-
self. Since she has been detained
has not eaten a morsel of food.
There is more Catarrh in this section
of the county than all other diseases
put together, and until the last few
years was supposed to be incurable.
For a great many years doctors pro
nounced it local disease, and pres rib
ed local remedies, and by constantly
failing to cure with local treatment,
pronounced it incurable Science has
proven catarrh to be a constitutional
disease, and, therefore, requires con
stitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney
& Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the only con
stitutional cure on the market. It is
taken internally in doses from 10 drops
to a teaspoonful. It acts directly on
Ihe blood and mucous surface of the
system. They offer one hundred dol
lars for any case it fails to cure. Send
for circulars and testimonials. Ad
dress. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
IW Sold by Druggists; 75c.
Walter Rosser, of Stevenson,
Ala., a graduate of the Vanderbilt
University, a member of the Signa
Ku fraternity, whose father is
superintendent of the Nashville,
Chattanoogo, and St. Louis Rail
road, rrurdered Henry Hildebrand,
a clerk in Speckle's Market, at
Sau Francisco September 13th.
Rosser is steward of Company B in
a white Tennessee volunteer regi
ment. Those who 'witnessed the
affair say that it was a cold blood
ed murder. This is the second
murder committed by white volun
teers from the South quartered at
A SUCCESSFUL PHYSICIAN.
Dr. Collins B. Cruesoe, of West
Washington, is no doubt one the most
successful physicians in this citv and
beond U doubt the most prominent
;r,-WQot-ivrck; . tlt .-
in;West Washington. He is from one
of the oldest and best-known families
in Washington. The history of his an
cestors reads like a clssic novel. Dr.
Cruesoe is a graduate of the Howard
University medical school, having
graduated with high honors. Aside
from his medical knowledge, he is a
surgeon of ability.
OVER THE CHESAPEAKE.
The Odd Fellows Convention, which
is to convene in St. Louis, Mo., next
month will be the lareest that has
ever been held in the history of the
organization, The organization in
this city and their friends will go over
the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad,
and it is said the number will be large.
Messrs. L. H. Livingston, rDavid
Warner and other well-known mem
bers of the order, will have the affair
in charge and any information wanted
may be obtained from either of the
above gentlemen or Mr. George M.
Knnri thp. Dictr Pocanr Ai-
of the Chesapeake and Ohio R. R.,
6th and Pa. ave., northwest.
GLEN ECHO, MD.
A Strictly Rrsfc-Ctass IUarr
Spend a pleasant day in the w,,
Meals and Lunches served
at all hours.
Mr. MOSES JONES, P
When you want this qnt.oa
answered Satisfactorily c.i'.l ;,t
230 J. nira street, S. V.
A full line of besfe bran.h of
llr .. I , t r.
r iues jjiquors ana Cigars, alw
IP. H. iyo:v
Children's Hair Cutting a Specialty.
TONICS OF ALL KINDS.
Cigars and Tobacco.
1745 L St. K". W. Washington, D.C.
J. J. DuvalPs
2027 L Street, N. W.
Is now open to accommodate ladies
and gentlemen with first-chss
ICE CREAM, CAKES, CIGARS
Bakers, Confectioners and Ice
cream Manufacturers. Cigars
Oysters, Water Ices. Ice
Cream, 90c, wholesale.
Odd Fellows Hall, 1606 M street, n.
Banquet Hall. Telephone 1313.
Style, Fit and Workmanship
Fine Repairing at Lowest Pnu-
1755 L Street, N. WM
Washington', D. C.
This is no Joke
"Save your pennies
on this andlthat."
By coming aroundto the
Stanton F ats,
You will find a full line of
R. P. SOPER.
No. 1154 19th Street, Northu-t
STo. 713 F Street, Mouthw.'.
Stalls: 86 to 87 Center Ma :'
Isaac Ls?j is h
Tho. 1001 4 Street, SouU'wV.
Clothiers, Shoes, Maitf
Gents' Furnishers, Tfiwk-.
Jewelry, and Merchant Tailor.- ,
Having purchase then?.t:'
of Shoes A. Minster, 495 Per. ,
we will offer to the Fubftf " ' K
shoes to go at $2.50, $5 ar r '
Branch Stores: 727 md 1'2-
We make a Specialty
PTJRE OLD YE,
HETJRICH'S FAMOUS BEi:
William Jackson s
1233 SEYE2TIB SX, X