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Look Who Is Coming
To Seattle
JUNE 5, 1919
JAMES WELDON JOHNSON
For the National Association for the Advance
ment of Colored People will lecture at the
Y. M. C. A. HALL
And tell you all about it.
Doors open at 8 p. m. ADMISSION 50cts.
Tickets at the Door
N. A. A. C. P. SPRING DRIVE
President Samuel H. Stone will act as
chairman of the evening at the James
Weldon Johnson meeting next Thursday
evening at the Y. M. C. A. hall.
Dr. F. B. Cooper is not a constant visitor
to the branch, but he brought home the
bacon last Monday evening.
The Campaign Committee has thought it
advisable to discontinue the published pro
gram idea and other arrangements will be
made. Each church, however, will be sup
plied with a speaker and a complement of
four solicitors, but in case any member of
the branch sees that there is a shortage of
either speaker or solicitor volunteer to help.
During this rally, let every member become
a soliciting committee of one to get new
names.
Dr. Arthur Williams made a noble fight
and gave them more than value received for
their money at the dance, but came out three
dollars to the bad. A vote of thanks, how
ever is in order for his good work.
Mrs. N. J. Asberry will head a committee
that will take the Hon. James Weldon
Johnson to Tacoma June 6th. He will speak
in the Baptist Church in Tacoma and Mrs.
Asberry is hopeful in having a Tacoma
branch set up on that occasion.
W. H. Wilson has done very effective
work in the N. A. A. C. P. drive.
If W. L. Presto is to continue to disturb
the peace and harmony of the public meet
ings of the N. A. A. C. P., then the branch
ought to either expel him or he expel the
branch.
James Weldon Johnson will tell you things
next Thursday evening that will be music to
your souls.
Samuel H. Stone, president of the Seattle
branch, will preside at the Johnson meeting.
Rev. W. D. Carter, like oil, soothes the
troubled waters when everybody wants to be
heard.
New Incumbent—"The next question, dear
friends, is the carol singing. From what I
learn, I think a couple of tenors would
brighten the singing and—er—l think I can
get them for you."
Choirman—''Thank'ee, sir, on behalf of
the singers. I'm sartain sure it will make
us sing more 'earty like. You see, sir, last
parson was here twenty year, an' he never
gave us a penny."
SANDERS & COMPANY
LOANS NEGOTIATED
1003-1004 L. C. Smith Building
Office Hours
From 8:30 A. M. to 5:30 P. M.
Seattle, Wash.
Phone East 179
Calls Made Promptly
Day or Night
PENN UNDERTAKING CO.
Funeral Directors
and
Embalmers
H. Alfred Lewis, Funeral Director
1215 East Marion St.
Seattle
Elliott 4662
ENTERTAINERS' CAFE
Open to the Public
EVERY EVENING
From 8 to 12:30 P. M.
Come and See Something New
With Up-to-date Music
M. C. HARRIS & ROBT. DISHMORE,
Props.
1238 Main St., Seattle
Phone, Beacon 136

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