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istic to an element of the people in the South, and re- only in the work of said_ dhurch but in the stat? and
suited in his leaving the state of Mississippi' and Middle West. Much against the ~wißh.pl t^-^ujmi
settling in the state of Missouri in 1889. Here he became and the people in general in the tVin citlens.^jb* J&£tv
a student pastor of the Green Chapel Baptist Church at dered his resignation as pastor to become the business
Clarksville and a student at Western College, Macon, manager and financial secretary of Western College,
Missouri from which he was graduated in 1898. During in which capacity he served for three years. The degree
his ten years stay in Missouri he pastored some of the of D. D. was conferred upon him by the board of
leading churches of the state and for a number of education of said College. About this time the Mount
years was the moderator of the Mount Carmel Associa- ziou Baptist Chur . ch of Seattle was in nee d of a pastor
tion, one of the largest, most efficient and important ' . . , , - **? „ , ~ . .. .
... l. a. .7 « . and» having heard of the Reverend Carter through
associations in the state. He was married to Miss B.
Corrine McMahan, September sth, 1899. In 1900 he Mrs' Amanda Godsey, he was extended a call to the .
was called to pastorate of the Pilgrim Baptist Church pastorate of said church and entered upon the work
of St. Paul, Minnesota, and for ten years was active not in tho fall of 1912.
About Colored Citizens
In the Thanksgiving offering taken in the public
schools at Birmingham, Ala., $2139 was contributed by
Negro children. The per capita contribution among
white children was 19 cents, whi(le among
it was 20 cents. The white Central High School rais
ed $869, a capita of 37 cents; the colored Industrial
High School raised $736, a per capita of $1.23.
The Home Missions Council New York City, has
published a bulletin on race relations.
Chicago's Negro population is 109,594, an increase
of 148.5% since 1910, as against an increase of 21%
among whites who number 2,589,104.
The Women's Missionary Recorder, a colored pub
lication at Fort Scott, Kan., circulates in 38 states,
Canada, South America, West and Africa and the West
At the 18th meeting of the Sodie'iy of
American Zoologists, held at the University of Chica
go, Dr. E. E. Just, Negro professor of Zoology and
Physiology at Howard University, spoke on "The Pri
mary Event in Fertilization." Dr. Just's experiments
are reported to have brought him closer than any
scientist in the world to the original source of life.
Will Thomas, a Negro refugee from Monticello, Ga.,
reports that he was forced to pick from 500-600 pounds
of cotton daily; owners who have 25 families on their
plantations employ 5 overseers, who are armed with
guns, whips and clubs which they use on the laborers.
Mrs. A. J. Evans, a colored woman at Attleboro,
Mass., has been appointed as the first policewoman
by Mayor P. E. Brady. . .
The Billboafd is publishing a column, "The Bill
board and the Race Press." It says: "One month has
since elapsed and we are gratified with the favorable
expressions with which the page has been received
by the profession and the public."
Mr. W. W. Russell, a Negro at Kansas City, Mo.,
has been a first prize winner for his poultry exhibit
for 5 consecutive years.
Mobile, Ala., has a population of 23,893 Negros as
against 36,869 whites.
John Roberts, a Negro of Jersey City, N. J., pass
ed the Civil Service examination for patrolman with
92 29/100%; he is No. 155 on a list of 239. Mr. Roberts
is 27 years of age.
There are 22,567 Negroes in Augusta, Ga., an in
crease of 4,232 since 1910; the white population is
29,894, an increase of 7,246.
During the past year 3,715 patients were admitted
to Freedman's Hospital, Washington, D. C. 01 3,745
patients discharged, the results were 1,830 recovered,
1,353 improved, 252 unimproved, 47 not treated and
263 deaths. There were 2,016 operations performed.
The number of pay patients was 867.
The 24th annual meeting of the American Negro
Academy has been held in Washington, D. C. The
speakers were John W. Cromwell, the Rev. Charles
D. Martin, T. G. Steward, James Weldon Johnson
and Robert T. Browne. An exhibit of rare prints, por
traits, manuscripts, books and other interesting evi-'
dences of Negro culture was open to the public.
Twenty colored women from various sections of
the country have held a day's conference with the
National Board and Staff of the Young Women's Chris
Trophies.—Madge—"D-id you send his presen v
back when you broke the engagement?"
Marjorie.—"Of course not. Did you send back the
silver cups you had won when you resigned from the
golf club?"— New York Sun.
Ready to Oblige.—Husband (angrily)—" What! no
supper ready? This is the limit! I'm going to a
Wife. —"Wait just five minutes."
Husband—"Will it be . ready then?"
Wife—"No, but then I'll go with you."-^Houston
What Are We?— London PUNCH says the United
States of America isn't a nation, but a picnic.
Wrong again, old dear; it's a Wild West Show on
the meetin'-house grounds.
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It's a strait-jacket with blue trimmings.
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It's a Captain Kidd preaching temperance and
Priscilla Alden smoking. . w I
Peace on Earth.—Labor has its closed shop and
capital has its shop closed, and now everybody should
be happy.—Baltimore Sun.