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in which two policemen were killed and
sixty persona injured. More than sixty Ne
groes have been arrested and charged for
having weapons, and one is charged with
murder.
To make financial ends of the department
meet, the Negro Welfare Bureau at Trenton,
X. J., resulting from a law pasesd last win
ter, has been suspendedb yt he State Com
missioner of Labor.
It has boon decided that the Public Serv
ice Commission cannot segregate colored and
white passengers on interstate street cars in
Maryland.
The report of the Special Congressional
Investigating Committee on the East St.
Louis riots has been laid before the House
and printed. The conduct of the men of the
National Guard is characterized as a "blot
on the Illinois Militia organization."
The "Birth of a Nation" has been ruled
out of Lincoln, Neb.
The colored Knights of Pythias of Geor
gia have held their annual session. They re
port an income of $177,656, expenditures of
$64,037 and a balance on hand of $113,627.
Mob violence in the United States has
been denounced by the Indiana and Wiscon
sin Bar Associations.
Ti. H. Fisher, of Toledo, has been appoint
ed clerk in the street cleaning department.
This is the first instance of such a colored
appointment in the history of the city.
An eleven-year-old colored boy, J. E.
TJeod, of Waterbury, Conn., won the Junior
Four-Minute-Men speaking contest at the
Russell School.
The publishers of the San Antonio, Texas,
Express, have established a fund of $100,
--000, to be maintained for five years for the
purpose of combating and punishing lynch
ing and mob violence in the United States.
A reward of $500 will be paid to each per
son responsible for the arrest and conviction
of any person instrumental in arousing a
mob to commit lynching or to participate in
lynching when the victim is white and $1,
--000 when the victim is colored. The offer
applies both to officers of the law and to
private citizens in any state.
A park and community center for colored
people has been purchased by the city of
St. Louis, Mo. It is opposite the colored
Sumner High School.
Premier Botha, of the Union of South
Africa, has issued a statement calling atten
tion to great unrest in South Africa among
whites and natives.
The Virginia State Legislature has passed
a resolution commending the Virginia State
Federation of Colored Women's Clubs for the
work which it has done in establishing an
industrial home school for wayward colored
girls at Peak, Hanover County. Mrs. Janie
Porter Barrett is secretary and superintend
ent and the board is composed of white and
colored members.
In Shreveport, La., two streets, formerly
known as Bismarck and Berlin, have been
changed to Christopher and Chester in hon
or of the first two Negro volunteers.
Vivienne Ward Stokes has been made As
sistant Superintendent of the New York
State Bureau of Labor by competitive ex
amination at a salary of $1,200.
The South Carolina Federation of Colored
Women's Clubs held its eighth annual ses
sion in Orangeburg. The members have put
up 20,790 cans of fruits and vegetables and
have contributed $8,000 to the Red Cross,
the Y. M. C. A. and camp activities.
Mayor Preston, of Baltimore, Md., is sug
gesting a new segregation ordinance based
on the fact that Negroes are more suscep
tible to tuberculosis than whites.
Fifteen modern houses, six-tories high,
containing 1,500 living rooms, have been
opened for Negroes in New York City at
202-230 West 140th Street, through a col
ored real estate operator.
Protests have been made against the use
of the word "darky" by the white press
when referring to Negroes. The Providence,
R. I. Journal, "regrets" that the word ap
peared in its columns, and the New York
World "have given orders that the word
shall not be used again."
The nurse training school at Los Angeles,
Cal., which has heretofore discriminated
against colored nurses is now through the
efforts of the local branch of the N. A. A.
C. P. open to all.
Personal —Miss Geneva Jackson, of Rad
cliffe College, Cambridge, Mass., has been
awarded a $200 scholarship for next year.
Dr. B. A. Crichlo, of Charleston, W. Va.,
has been appointed superintendent of the
State Tuberculosis Sanitarium.
The funeral of Uncle Billy Robertson, a
former slave, was held in the County court
house at Oneonta, Ala., and the business of
the town was suspended during the service.
The Mayor and members of the City Council
insisted that his widow permit the town to
bear the expenses of the funeral.
Mrs. Rebecca L. Furr, founder and prin
cipal of the Newport News Training School,
Inc., is dead. She was a graduate of Fisk.
Wilberforce University recently conferred
the following honorary degres: LL.D., Hon.
W. H. Lewis, Boston, Mass.; Hon. Emmett
J. Scott, Tuskegee Institute, Ala.; Prof. J.
R. E. Lee, Kansas City, Mo.; Hon. George
Welington Ellis, Chicago, 111.; Colonel
Charles Young, Wilberforce, Ohio. Profes
sor 0. F. Parr, Palestine, Texas, and Mrs.
Mary McLeod Bethune, Daytona, Fla., were
given the degree of M.A.
I. Colline, of Lakewood, N. J., is the first
colored mail carrier in the town. He stood
second on the examination list.
W. G. Cromwell, a colored teacher at
Etobicoke, Ontario, was given a gold watch
by his white pupils at the end of his four
and one-half years' service.
Amos Edwards, a colored detective on
the Philadelphia police force, is dead. He
was a popular athlete.
Mrs. Edward W. Blyden, widow of the
noted African, is dead at the age of eighty
thre eyears.
The Newark Daily Ledger is giving a
page to Negro news to be edited by R. A.
Travis, of East Orange, formerly chief clerk
in the testing department of the Croker
Wheeler Company.
The marriage of Miss Sallie Fisher, a
teacher of Washington, D. C, to Dr. Harold
G. Clark, is announced.
Marie Dwyer, a colored nurse, saved an
eight-year-old white girl from being acci
dentally burned to death in a bonfire in St.
Louis, Mo.
Crime. —The following lynchings have
taken place since our last record:
Madill, Okla., June 29, L. McGill, hanged
for alleged attack upon a white woman.
Ben Hur, Texas, July 27, Gene Brown,
hanged for alleged assault on a white wo
man.
Two other lynchings inadvertently omit
ted from Crisis records are: G. W. Lych,
Fezruary 10, Estil Springs, Tenn., for aid
ing an escaped murderer; Monroe, La.,
March 6, John Richards, for alleged attack
upon a white woman.
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OP
Washington for King County.
Robert L. Lavender, Plaintiff, vs. Minnie Lavender,
Defendant.—No. Sumons by Publication.
The State of Washington to the said Minnie Laven
der, Defendant:
You are hereby sumoned to appear within sixty
days after the date of the first publication of this
sumons, to-wit: within sixty days after the 2nd
day of August, 1918, and defend the above entitled
action in the above entitled court, and answer the
complaint of the plaintiff, and serve a copy of your
answer upon the undersigned attorney for plaintiff
at his office below stated; and in case of your fail
ure so to do, judgment will be rendered against you
according to the demand of the complaint, which
has been filed with the clerk of said court.
The object of the above entitled action is to ob
tain a decree of divorce from the defendant by the
plaintiff on the grounds of desertion.
ANDREW R. BLACK,
Attorney for Plaintiff
P. O. Address, 316 Pacific Block, Seattle, Wash.
August 3—September 14, 1918.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OP
Washington for King: County.
R. E. Warren, Plaintiff, vs. Lida Warren, Defendant
—No. 130089. Summons for Publication.
The State of Washington to the said Lida Warren,
defendant:
You are hereby summoned to appear within sixty
(60) days after the date of the first publication of
this summons, to-wit: Within sixty days after the
3rd day of August, 1918, and defend the above en
titled action in the above entitled court, and answer
the complaint of the plaintiff, and serve a copy of
your answer upon the undersigned attorney for
plaintiff, at his office below stated; and in case of
your failure *to to do, judgment will be rendered
against you according to the complaint, which has
been filed wi'th the clerk of said court, the object
of the above entitled action Is for the dissolution
of the bonds of matrimony existing between plaintiff
and defendant upon the grounds of desertion and
abandonment described in the complaint.
CRAWFORD E. WHITE,
Attorney for Plaintiff.
Post Office and Office Address: 1303-4 L. C. Smith
Building, Seattle, King County, Washington, Phone
Elliott 1113.
CATTON—9-12 Minnie bpxz
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OP
Washington for King County.
Florence Brice vs. Dwight Brice, Defendant.—No.
Summons by Publication.
The State of Washington to the said Dwight Brice,
Defendant:
You are hereby summoned to appear within sixty
days after the date of the first publication of this
summons, to-wit: within sixty days after the 13th
day of September, 1918, and defend the above entitled
action in the above entitled court, and answer the
complaint of the plaintiff, and serve a copy of your
answer upon the undersigned attorney for plaintiff
at his office below stated; and in case of your fail
ure so to do, judgment will be rendered against you
according to the demand of the complaint, which
has been filed with the clerk of said court.
The object of the above entitled action is to ob
tain a decree of divorce from the defendant by the
plaintiff on the grounds of desertion.
ANDREW R. BLACK,
Attorney for Plaintiff
P. O. Address, 316 Pacific Block, Seattle, Wash.
Sept 13—Nov. 1, 1918.

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