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The wonderful mission of Gipsy GipsySmith GipsySmith GipsySmith
Smith which has just closed in Con Convetion Convetion Convetion
vetion Hall was planned and execut executed executed executed ¬
ed in the name of God and Humanity HumanityThe H1manityThe HumanityThe
The invitation was not on racial lines linesbut linesbut linesbut
but to every man and woman of outcity our ourcity ourcity
city who wanted to lead a better life lifeand lifeand lifeand
and all classes colors and conditions conditionswere conditionswere conditionswere
were represented and welcomed at atevery atevery atevery
every service The Spirit of Christ Christwas Christwas Christwas
was there and so allpervasive that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the spirit of caste was banished and andwe andwe andwe
we met as was meet on the common commonplatform commonplatform commonplatform
platform of the Fatherhood of God Godand Godand Godand
and the Brotherhood of Man White Whiteand Whiteand Vhiteand
and colored worshipped together and and3s andas andas
excit exciting excit exciting exciting
as a matter of course without ¬
ing notice or comment commentOne commentOne commentOne
One of my most pleasant recollcetions recollce recollcetioris recollcetions
tions of this remarkable mission is isthe isthe isthe
the greeting I got from Ha a brother brotherin brotherin brotherin
in black who sat just behind me on ontwo ontwo ontwo
two occasions Although humble and andpoorly andpoorly andpoorly
poorly clad he awoke the spirit of ofChristian ofChristian ofChristian
Christian comradeship with an elo eloquence eloquence eloquence ¬
quence which bespoke a heart aflame aflamewith aflamewith aflamewith
with the love of the Crucified One OneA OneA OneA
A white soul shone through his hisdark hisdark hisdark
dark skin sk n and he was an inspiration inspirationto
to to t all who w o were privileged to meet meethim meetim meethim
him im No color line there thereIn thereIn thereIn
In view of the fact that hundreds hundredsof
of colored people peopleall all who cared to tocome toCOme tocome
come and could get in inattended inattendedevery inattendedevery attended attendedevery
every one of these meetings and were wereaccorded wereaccorded wereaccorded
accorded the courtesy due to and from fromall fromal1 fromall
all alike I was surprised to read the theslur theslur theslur
slur upon them contained in the last lastissue lastissue lastissue
issue of the Bee Inquire of others otherswho otherswho otherswho
who were there and when you are aresatisfied aresatisfied aresatisfied
satisfied let us have the amende hon honorable honarable honorable ¬
K orable which I am sure your sense of offairness offairness ofK offairness
fairness will prompt you y u to make makeRespectfully makeRespectfully makeRespectfully
Respectfully yours yoursJames yoursJames yoursJames
James T Petty PettyTRIBUTE PettyTRIBUTE
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TRIBUTE TO DR WASHINGTON WASHINGTONFrom WASHINGTONFrom V ASHINGTONFronl
From the Ohio State Journal JournalColumbus JournalColumbus JournalColumbus
Columbus Ohio Oct 26 26Colum 26Columbus 26Columbus Colum Columbus ¬
bus paid a wonderful tribute yester yesterday yesterday yesterday ¬
day to the intellectual powers of ofBooker ofBooker ofBooker
Booker T Washington the noted Ne Negro Negro Negro ¬
gro educator a living example of ofwhat ofwhat ofwhat
what education and training will do dofor door dofor
for or the Negro when more than 6000 6000persons 6000persons 6ooopersons
persons attended meetings at Memo Memorial Memorial Memorial ¬
rial Hall and St Paul A M E Echurch Echurch Echurch
church Racial prejudices were cast castaside castaside castaside
aside and silk gowned white women womenrubbed womenrubbed womenrubbed
rubbed elbows with less richly clad cladNegro cladNegro cladNegro
Negro women as they walked up the thebroad thebroad thebroad
broad marble stairs to Memorial hall hallWhite hallhite hallWhite
White hite professional men sat alongside alongsidecolored alongsidecolored alongsidecolored
colored men in coarse garments with withgnarled withgnarled withgnarled
gnarled hands soiled by labor Both Bothclasses Bothclasses Bothclasses
classes joined in spontaneous applause applausewhen applausewhen applausewhen
when the noted economist stepped on onthe onthe onthe
the platform the whites expressing expressingtheir expressingtheir expressingu
u their admiration for the wonderful wonderfulstruggle wonderfulstruggle wonderfulstruggle
struggle the man has made and the theNegroes theNegroes theNegroes
Negroes their appreciation for his up uplifting uplifting uplifting ¬
lifting work in their behalf behalfEvery behalfEvery behalfEvery
Every seat in Memorail hall was wasoccupied wasoccupied
occupied an hour before the program programAvas programwa programivas
Avas wa scheduled to begin People began be began began ¬
gan to file into the auditorium at 1 130 130p 130p 3O 3Op
p m The aisles were filled after the theseating theseating
seating capacity was exhausted Then Thenthe Thenthe Thenthe
the stairways rapidly filled up and andfinally andfinaIly andfinally
i finally the doors in the east and west westsides westsides westi westsides
sides of the auditorium were thrown thrownopen thrownopen thrownopen
open and several hundred crowded crowdedInto crowdedinto crowdedinto
Into the areaway around the audito auditorium auditorium auditorium ¬
rium and heard the speaker speakerThoussands speakerThoussands speakerThoussands
Thoussands Turned Away AwayThousands AwayThousands AwayThousands
Thousands still filed down Broad Broadstreet Broadstreet Broadstreet
street to the hall and vainly sought soughtadmission soughtadmission soughtadmission
admission while the big hall was wasjammed wasjammed wasjammed
jammed The disappointment was so sokeen Sokeen sokeen
keen outside that overflow meetings meetingsat
at the Y M C A and St Paul A AM AM AM
M E church were held yesterday yesterdayafternoon yesterdayafternoon yesterdayafternoon
afternoon Large congregations heard heardDr heardDr heardDr
Dr Washington at both meetings meetingsDr meetingsDr
Dr Washington made a powerful powerfulplea powerfulplea powerfulplea
plea for more Biblical teaching among amonghis amonghis amonghis
his race He said many persons are areworrying areworrying areworrying
worrying without cause about the theracial theracial theracial
racial question because in a few fewyears f fewears w wyears
years ears America will have no racial racialquestion racialquestion racialquestion
question if the people continue to tospread tospread tospread
spread the gospel among the Negroes NegroesHe NegroesFre
4 He decried the impatience of some someover someover someover
over the Negros slow progress and andtold andtolcJ andtold
told tolcJ them they were measuring his liispeople hispeople ltispeople
people by too exasperating a yardstick yard yardstick yardstick
stick
Consider Cons der he said a few cen centuries centuries centuries ¬
turies or even decades ago my people
were led from the wilds of Africa Africaand Africaand Africaand
and suddenly dropped into the very verjhighest veryhighest veryhighest
highest type of civilization Pra Pradont Pradont Pray Praydont
dont measure us by your civilization civilizationand civilizationand civilizationand
and then kick us down because we wedont wedont wedont
dont measure up to requirements If liwe Ifwe Ifwe
we were measured by certain Asiatic Asiaticcivilizations Asiaticcivilizations Asiaticcivilizations
civilizations the comparison would not notbe notbe notbe
be so unfair Just remember that in inthe inthe inthe
the race to come abreast with the thewhite thewhite thewhite
white man history shows there is no ncother noothe noother
other othe ahead of the Negro NegroNear NegroNear NegroNear
Near the close of his address the thespeaker thespeaker thespeaker
speaker inspired by love for his peo people people people ¬
ple and the apparent justice of his hisplea hisplea hisplea
plea dramatically called upon the au audience audience audience ¬
dience to remember that one man mancant mancant mancant
cant keep another down in the ditch ditchwithout ditchwithout ditchwithout
without being in the ditch himself himselfHe himselfHe himselfHe
He climaxed the plea by announcing announcingthat announcingthat announcingthat
that so long as any anyone one portion of the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country is submerged other classes classeswill classeswill classeswill
will to a certain extent be the under underdog underdog underdog
dog with them and that the Negro Negrowill Negrowill Negrowill
will bring many up with him when whenhis w4en w4enhis whenhis
his race is finally abreast of the white whiteman whiteman whiteeman
man
Exemplar of Force of Character CharacterDr CharacterDr CharacterDr
Dr Washingtons physique his hisface
face head and gestures typify the theindomitable theindomitable theindomitable
indomitable strength that carried him himfrom himfrom
from a position of abject a ject slavery to a acommanding acommanding
commanding position in in the nation a as asI s sa
I a missionary looked to by Negroes as asa asa asa
a Moses of their race The phrenol phrenologist phrenologist phrenologist ¬
ogist at a glance can see the lines linesthat
that make him a successful president presidentof
0 0colored
of Tuskeegee institute the largest largestcolored largestcolored
colored school in America Although Althoughborn Althoughborn Althoughborn
born under conditions that would wouldmake wouldmake wouldmake
make the ordinary man a humble citi citizen citizen citizen ¬
zen he is today accepted as a power poweramong poVeramong poweramong
among leading white eductaors eductaorsDr eductaorsDr
Dr Washington walked on the thestage thestage thestage
stage at Memorial hall with a firm firmconfident firmconfident firmmconfident
confident tread as one sure of his hisground hisground hisground
ground His shoulders are broad and andhis andhis andhis
his six feet of stature gives him himthe himthe himthe
the strength and poise to command commandrespect commandrespect commandrespect
respect His hair is close cut and andgives andgives andgives
gives him the aspect of a war dog dogAVlth dogY1th dogwith
with Y1th all its tanaoious fighting figbtingspirit figbtingspiritI spirit spiritThe
I The eyes however gleam with kind kindliness kindliness kindliness ¬
liness and they temper the appearance appearanceof
of the latent fighting forces The Themans Themans Themans
mans forehead is broad high and andshapely andshapely andshapely
shapely with enough space to contain containa
a plentiful supply of reasoning power powerHis powerHis powerHis
His lips are thin drawn tight acrosss acrossshis acrossshis acrossshis
his molars They show strength of ofcharacter ofcharacter ofcharacter
character His jaw has the firmness firmnessof firmnessof firmnessof
of one who has the courage to stand standby standoy standby
by his convictions convictionsIts convictionsIts convictionsIts
Its easy to see how that man suc succeeds succeeds succeeds ¬
ceeds whispered a delegate to the theBible theBible theBible
Bible students conference after look looking looking looking ¬
ing at the speaker speakerJohn speakerJohn speakerJohn
John R Mott Presides PresidesJohn PresidesJohn PresidesJohn
John R Mott general secretary of ofthe orthe ofthe
the student movement of North NorthAmerica NorthAmerica NorthAmerica
America presided at the afternoon afternoonmeeting afternoonmeeting afternoonmeeting
meeting at Memorial hall He in introduced introduced introduced ¬
troduced Thornton B Penfield head headof headof headof
of the theological department of the theBible theBible theBible
Bible student movement who thanked thankedthe thankedthe thankedthe
the local brotherhood for the hospi hospitality hospitality hospitalky ¬
tality shown during the Bible Stu Students Students Students ¬
dents convention President Beebe Beebeof Beebeof
of the local brotherhood responded respondedMr
Mr Mott announced Dr Washing Washingtons Washingtons Vashingtons ¬
tons subject as The Place of the theBible theBible theBible
Bible in the Uplifting of the Negro NegroRace NegroRace NegroRace
Race
SPELL BINDERS BINDERSThe BINDERSThe BINDERSThe
The colored American orators have havereturned havereturned havereturned
returned to the city after a hard hardfought hardfought hardfought
fought battle Hon Ralph W V Tyler TylerDr TylerDr TylerDr
Dr J E Sheppard of Durham N C Cassistant Cassistant Cassistant
assistant U S Attorney J A Cobb CobbAttorneys CobbAttorneys CobbAttorneys
Attorneys John W V Patterson R R RHomey RHorney RHomey
Homey Judge E M Hewlett Attorn Attor Attornqy AttorntJJ
n nqy Thomas L Jones Register Register W V T TYernon TVernon
Vernon and others othersO othersO
O WHERE ARE THEY THEYWhat THEYVhat THEYWhat
What has become of Gompers GompersWhere Gompershere GomPersWhere
Where here is Corrothers Waldron WaldronWaller WaldronValler WaldronWaller
Waller Trotter and the rest restWhat restVhat restWhat
What has become of Judge Gibbs GibbsWhere GibbsThereare GibbsThere
Where Thereare There are Bishops Turner and andWalters andValters andWalters
Walters WaltersWhat WaltersWhat ValtersVhat
What has become of the National NafionalIndependent N aGonal aGonalIndependent j jIndependent
Independent League of the World WorldWhere Worldlhhere VorldVhere
Where is the colored Democrat DemocratDIRECTOR DemocratDIRECTOR DemocratDIRECTOR
DIRECTOR RALPH A PROPHET PROPHETJust PROPHETJust PROPHETJust
Just two days prior to Director DirectorRalph DirectorRalph DirectorRalph
Ralph of the Bureau of Engraving Engravingand EngravingI Engravingand
I and Printing leaving for Chicago Ill 111he Illhe Illhe
he said to a Bee representative that thatSpeaker thatSpeaker thatSpeaker
Speaker Cannon would win by from fromto
5 to 6 thousand His prediction is isaccurately isaccurately isaccurately
accurately verified
Taft jjj4 Elected ElectedBv By 315 315The 311 311The
The election of the Republican Republicanticket Republicanticket Republicanticket
ticket was verified at the polls Tues Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday ¬
day Taft and Sherman have been beenelected beenelected beenelected
elected by the American voters Bry Bryan Bryan Bryan ¬
an and Democracy are no more moreNotwithstanding moreNotwithstanding moreNotwithstanding
Notwithstanding the charge against againstPresident againstPresident againstPresident
President Roosevelt that he would defeat de defeat deI ¬
I feat the Republican ticket he has hasdemonstrated hasdemonstrated hasdemonstrated
demonstrated a master hand The TheBee TheBee TheBee
Bee congratulates you Mr President Presidentas
as the greatest American living livingCRITIC livingCRITIC livingCRITIC
CRITIC CRITICISED CRITICISEDSome CRITICISEDSome CRITICISEDSome
Some few weeks ago it is s reported reporteda
a supervising principal in the colored
v
PARAGRAPHIC NfWS NfWSAn
An investigating committee ap appointed appointed appointed ¬
pointed by the Chicago Board of ofEducation ofEducation ofEducation
Education made a report that in the thecity thecity thecity
city of Chicago there were 5000 5000public 5000public 5000public
public school children habitually hun hungry hungry hungry ¬
gry and 10 000 others who never get getsufficient getsufficient getsufficient
sufficient food foodCommissioner foodCommissioner foodCommissioner
Commissioner West has promised promisedto
to o open the bazaar of the Fraternal FraternalOrder FraternalOrder
Order of Eagles next Monday night nightPresident nightPreSident nightPresident I
President PreSident Roosevelt is a member of ofthe ofthe I Ith
the th order 9rder and will press the button inthe in inthe j
the th White Vhite hite House that will turn on the theelectric theelectric theelectric
electric current currents currentExaminations currentxaminations currentExaminations
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Examinations for admission to the
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dent Wilbur 1ilbU r P Thijjcield Thi Thic r f J veld ld made the thewelcome thewelcome thewelcome
welcome address Jjffo 0 Our Homes Homesat
at the twen twentyfirst twentyfirsf tyfirs annual meeting of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Womans Home Missionary So Society Society Society ¬
ciety last Tuesday in Hamlin M E EChurch EChurch EChurch
Church ChurchThe ChurchThe ChurchThe
The three men who are walking walkingaround walkingaround walkingaround
around the world reached this city citylast citylast citylast
last Monday One man is from fromFrance fromFrance
France one from Italy and the other otheris otheris otheris
is from the United States They Theyspeak T Theyspeak ey eyspeak
speak nine different languages languagesA
A second motor car has been pur purchased purchased purchased ¬
chased by Mrs Mary Baker Eddy the theMother tb tbHMother theMother
Mother of the Christian Science ScienceChurch ScienceChurch ScienceChurch
Church the first one having been beendestroyed beendestroyed beendestroyed
destroyed by fire in less than forty fortyeight fortyeight fortyeight
eight hours after she had bought it
JUDGE vVM H WARD V ARD TAFT TAFTThe TAFTThe TAFTThe
The next President of the United Uni ted States StatesThe The Bees prediction predictionis
is i now verified by the loyal voters vo ters of the country
public schools entered the room of a acertain aI aacertain
I I certain male principal and gravely gravelycriticised gravelyI gravelycriticised
criticised an example that he the theprincipal theprincipal theprincipal
I principal had upon the board The Thesupervising TheI Thesupervising
supervising principal informed the theprincipal theprincipal theprincipal
I principal that his example was all allwrong allwrong allwrong
wrong The principal who is one of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the brightest in the schoolsand should shouldno shouldno shouldno
no doubt be filling the position that thatis thatis thatis
is held by his critic insisted that the theexample theexample theexample
example was right and so stated it itbefore itbefore itbefore
before a crowded school of pupils pupilsRumor pupilsRumor pupilsRumor
Rumor has it that the example ample turned turnedout turnedout turnedout
out to be correc correct just as the principal principalstated principalstated principalstated
stated statedCertainly statedCertainly statedCertainly
Certainly Superintendent Bruce will willinvestigate willinvestigate willinvestigate
investigate this charge and if found foundtrue foundtrue foundtrue
true he ought to recommend the su supervisors supervisors supervisors ¬
pervisors removal removalThe removalThe removalThe
The Odd Fellows 400000 strong strongare strongare strongare
are a unit for Taft TaftRead TaftRea4ll TaftRead
Read The Th Bee
t DO JT T KNOW KNOWWHLRE KN01NWHERE
WHERE L AM
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DEMOCRATICSHIPOFS DEMOCRATIC SHIP OF OFSTATE STATE TE
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District Supreme Court will be held heldDecember heldDecember heldDecember
December 3 to 6 and applications applicationsmust
must be made not later than Novem November Novemhe November ¬
ber he 30 30A 30A 30A
A Norfolk steamer wrecked a aWashington aVashington aWashington
Washington and Alexandria ferrv ferrvboat ferry ferryboat ferryboat ¬
boat last Tuesday morning between betweensix betweensix betweensix
six and seven oclock in a sudden suddenfog suddenfog suddenfog
fog One man was killed two women womenand women3nd womenand
and a boy were hurt hurtDr hurtDr hurtDr
Dr Andrew Buchanan says the thebest thebest thebest
best bestjway jway way to end a plague which has hasbecome hasbecome hasbecome
become become an epidmic is to keep a cat catas catas catas
as the two do not dwell in the same sameplace sameplace sameplace
place at the same time The cats catsreduce catsreduce catsreduce
reduce the number of rats ratsThe ratsThe ratsThe
The third annual session of the theAllen theAllen theAllen
Allen Christian Endeavor of the A AM AM AM
M E Church began last Thursdtay Thursdtayat
at St Pauls A M E Church 8th 8thstreet 8thstreet 8thstreet
street between D and E sts and will willend willend willend
end tomorrow evening eveningMrs eveningvIrs eveningMrs
Mrs Thirkield the wife of Presi
Mrs MrsEddY EddYlines Eddy Jtyes esi in suburban BostonMass Boston BostonMass B Ston r
Mass
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MassWhlie
Whlie many many players p yers favor dpnii dpniiaway dom domaway doneaway
away with the spit ball there are aremany ar armany are aremany
many who are opposed to its aboli abolition abolition abolition ¬
tion tionJ tionmss
mss J s Dora F Gant of Atlanta Ga Gadied Gadied Gadied
died at her home the 27th of last lastmonth lastmonth lastmonth
month after an illness of several severalmonths severalmonths severalmonths
months Miss Gant had been to thiscity this thiscity thiscity
city attending school schoolThe schoolThe schoolThe
The plan of the Evening Star in ingiving ingiving ingiving
giving information concerning the theelecton theelecton theelecton
electon last Tuesday night was most mostexcellent mostexcellent mostexcellent
excellent excellentMrs excellentMrs excellentMrs
Mrs Julia Carney the author of ofLittle ofLittle ofLittle
Little Drops of Water died last lastSunday lastSunday lastSunday
Sunday at Galesburg Ill She was waseightyfive waseightyfive waseightyfive
eightyfive years old oldAmbassador oldAmbassador fI fIAmbassador
Ambassador Reid has given his hisdaughter hisdaughter hisdaughter
daughter Mrs John Ward as a wed wedding wedding wedding ¬
ding gift an English home for which whichhe whichhe whichhe
he paid 500 5ooooo 5oooooIt 000 000It oooIt
It is said that the oldest man in the theworld theworld theworld
world is perhaps Andrei Nholaje Nholajevitch Nholajevitch Nholajevitch
vitch Schmidt a veteran of the Rus Russian Russian Russian ¬
sian army who is 136 years old oldSome oldSome oldSome
Some how the policemen could not notkeep notkeep notkeep
keep up with the celebrators of Hal Halloween Halloween Halloween ¬
loween they got in their fun last lastSaturday lastSaturday lastSaturday
Saturday night nightMrs nightMrs nightMrs
Mrs Sarah Wellborne the wife of ofEugene ofEugene ofEugene
Eugene Vellborne and mother of ofWalter ofVatter ofWalter
Walter S and Eugenia B Wellborne Wellbornedied Wellbornedied Vellbornedied
died at her late residence in Ivy City Citylast Citylast Citylast
last Saturday The funeral services serviceswere serviceswere serviceswere
were held last Monday MondayPlans MondayPlans MondayPlans
Plans are being perfected for Presi President President President ¬
dent Roosevelt to start on his hunting huntingexpidition huntingexpidition huntingexpidition
expidition in Africa March 13 1909 1909Great 1909Great 1909Great
Great Britain will give permission to tokill tokill tokill
kill as much game as desired Mr MrRoosevelts MrRoosevelts fr frRoosevelts
Roosevelts visit will be in the interest interestof interestof interestof
of science scienceCommissioner scienceCommissioner scienceCommissioner
Commissioner Macfarland has ask asked asked asked ¬
ed the Secretary of the Treasury to totransmit totransmit
transmit the estimates for the District Dis District District ¬
trict appropriation to Congress with without without without ¬
out reduction reductionThe reductionThe reductionThe
The Chapel Car St Anthony the theonly theonly theonly
only church on wheels of the Catholic CatholicChurch CatholicChurch CatholicChurch
Church in this country arrived at atthe atthe atthe
the Union Station last Tuesday morn morning morning morning ¬
ing
Gipsy Smith says If I were a amillionaire amillionaire amillionaire
millionaire I would have a million millionairs millionairs millionairs
airs and he complimented the choir choirassociated choirassociated choirassociated
associated with him in Convention ConventionHall ConventionHall ConventionHall
Hall HallThe
The Evansville Guide says thej thejtwofaced the tbetwofaced thetwofaced
twofaced Negro in politics has done donemuch donemuch donemuch
much in bringing about disfranchise disfranchisement disfranchisement disfranchisement
ment of the colored voters votersf
f
BEE LINERS LINERSOur LINERSOur LINERSOur
Our BeeLiners are scoring sc ring every everyweek everyweek everyweek
week weekTaft weekTaft weekTaft
Taft on the stump is a winner winnerThe winnerThe winnerThe
The South is a part of the Union Unionalthough Unionalthough Unionalthough
although it is the black sheep of thefold the thefold thefold
fold foldTo
To the
manwithoutajob If
you youi youhave youhave
i have no work now do you think the theelection theelection theelection
election of Bryan will help you OU to getwork get getwork getwork
work workThe workThe workThe
The sound business men of this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country will never permit the un unstable unstable unstable ¬
stable Bryan to become President PresidentPresident PresidentPresident PresidentPresident
President Roosevelt guessed so sowell soweIl sowell
well on Tafts nomination that every ¬
body is is inclined to trust his judgment judgmenton j udgrnenton
on his election He saysjTaft says Taft will willget willget willget
get 306 electoral votes Let us see seehow seehow seehow
how much we can do to make the thePresidents thePresidents thePresidents
Presidents estimate correct correctEvery correctEvery correctEvery
Every Negro in the South entitled entitledto
to a vote should be sure to get it into intothe intothe intothe
the box It will help to swell Tafts Taftspopular Taftspopular Taftspopular
popular plurality even if it brings no noelectoral noelectoral noelectoral
electoral vote voteThe voteThe voteThe
The capture of Tennessee and Ken Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky ¬
tucky would not surprise us a bit MrNapier Mr MrNapier 1IrNapier
Napier says Tennessee is at the themourners themourners themourners
mourners bench ready for conver conversion conversion conversion ¬
sion and Lawyer Albeit S White isof is isof iso
of o the opinion that Kentucky has hascome hasco hascome
co come come e to hate the sins that made madelier madeliermourn her hermourn tiermourn
mourn and is willing to come over on onthe onthe onthe
the Lords side sideMiss side1fiss sideMiss
Miss Henrietta Vinton Davis the thetalented thetalented thetalented
talented elocutionist says the colored coloredwomen coloredwomen coloredwomen
women should interest themselves in inseeing inseeing inseeing
seeing that their husbands and bro brothers brothers brathers ¬
thers and sons get out and vote the theticket theticket theticket
ticket early for it is the women who whosuffer whosuffer whosuffer
suffer most when there are industrial industrialdepressions industrialdepressions industrialdepressions
depressions and money is scarce scarceMiss scarce1fiss scarceMiss
Miss Davis says that women who whowant whowant whowant
want comfortable homes clothing for forthe forthe forthe
the children a full larder and an am amply amply amply ¬
ply supplied coal bin should see to it itthat itthat itthat
that as many votes are cast for Taft Taftand Taftand Taftand
and Sherman as their potent influence influencecan influence influencecan
can control The Republican party is isthe isthe isthe
the friend fri nd of labor and a plentitude plentitudeof
of labor makes cheerful firesides firesidesDemocratic firesidesDemocratic firesidesDemocratic
Democratic success will put an end endto endto endto
to to the activity of the Interstate Comitec Com Comroads Comf
f itec r ° eGIDI C 7 tfissionw l lroa pardiu i 5l1ifiv the red redroads a til
roa roads s up toobediirtiee to obediege obcdi rye to the law re reluiring
equal accommodations for forboth f forboth r rboth
both races in the South The jim jimrow jimcrow jimcrow
crow row carw411 car ° tivill be a fixture Be warn warnid warned warned
ed in time timeThe timeThe timeThe
The department clerk who is too toostingy toostingy toostingy
stingy to dig down in his jeans and andgo andgo
go home to vote for the administra administration administration administration ¬
tion that gives him his bread and andmeat andmeator andmeator
meator meat or is scared to t show his colors colorswhich colorswhich colorswhich
which is infinitely worse worseshould should be beDusted beousted beousted
ousted His place should be filled by a apatriot apatriot apatriot
patriot who seeing his duty has has the theourage theourage thecourage
ourage to do it like a man manMr manMr manMr
Mr Bryan is showing the white whitefeather whitefeather whitefeather
feather and paving the way toward towarddefeat towarddefeat towarddefeat
defeat by charging that Republicans Republicansire Republicansare
ire are going to buy the election Judge JudgeTaft JudgeTaft JudgeTaft
Taft smiles a genial smile and says saysIm saysIm saysIni
Im going to be elected Will fill you youFollow youfollow youfollow
Follow a hearse or a band wagon wagonA wagonA wagonA
A cabinet made up of Tillmans TillmansVardamans TillmansVarnall1anS TillmansVardainans
Vardamans and Dixons may be ex expected expected expected ¬
pected if you let l t Bryan slip into the theWhite thehite theWhite
White hite House The South is the mas master master master ¬
ter ter of the Democratic party partyThe partyThe partyThe
The lifelong friends of JudgeGibbs Judge Judge3ibbs JudgeGibbs
Gibbs are just sorry for the old man manthats manthats manthats
thats all Whittlers Ichabod has hasimply hasshnply hassimply
imply shnply found a new application applicationNow app1i applicationNow ation ationNow
Now that the Southern press is isabusing isabusing isabusing
abusing Judge Taft because he is isstanding i
standing squarely on the platform de delaring declaring dcdaring
daring g for equality of American citi citienship citizenship iti itizenship
zenship the Negroes love him for forhe
he enemies he has made madeThe madeThe madeThe
The Negroes in the United States Statesrrny StatesArmy StatesArmy
Army rrny including eleven officers draw drawn draw1n drawto
1n n salaries 930368 930368a a little less than thana
a i million dollars The Democratic Democraticpolicy DemocraticpoJicy Democraticpolicy
policy of eliminating the Negro en enirely entirely entirely
tirely from the Army would mean a aoss aloss aloss
loss oss of that much money besides the theoss theloss theloss
loss oss of honors opportunities and help helprul helpful helpful
ful training that army life would offer offerhe offerthe offerthe
the he race Can we afford to take such suchlangerous suehdangerous suchdangerous
dangerous risks as a vote for Bryan Bryanvould
entail Not by a jugfulNegroes jugful jugfulNegroes jugfulNegroes
Negroes who stand back from the theight
because of the protection that thathe
he civil service law is supposed to tojuarantee toguarantee toguarantee
guarantee guarantee will find that the Demo Demoratic
ratic interpretation inter4 etation does not supply supplyprotection supplyprotection
protection ion to Negro clerks messen messenjers messengers messengers
gers printers pressmen etc Needy Needyvhite Needywhite Needywhite
white Democrats want these jobs and andhey
will get them themif if Bryan comes coniesnto comesinto comesinto
into nto his kingdom The black man manCocHuned manCcatiuned manCcatiuned
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