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THE KANSAS CITY SUN, SATURDAY, MARCII 1, l'J19.
National Negro Constitutional Conservation
League of America Makes Wonderful Strides..
"YOU HAVE HELPED EVERYONE ELSE, NOW HELP YOUR
SELF," IS THE SLOGAN ADVANCED BY W. 0. HUESTON,
WHICH HAS BEEN ADOPTED BY THE ADVISORY BOARD
OF THE NATIONAL NEORO CONSTITUTIONAL CONSER
VATION LEAGUE OF AMERICA, AND WILL BE USED IN
THE COMING MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN BEGINNING
MARCH 1ST ENDING MARCH 22D.
Leading Negro Professional and Business Men of Kansas City En
dorse the Great and Much Needed Movement of the League and
Pledge Their Undivided Assistance and Support.
Most Prominent Women to Act as Generals and Captains in the Com
ing Campaign. Distinguished Honor Badges Will be Given Each
Lady Who Recruits or Exceeds the Quota of Her Company or
The wonderful appeal that Is era
bodied in Its declaration of purpose
Is so strong In Us purport that to be
como Imbued with Its spirit Is but to
Itnow Its purpose.
Kansas City is at this timo launch
Irg a tremendous campaign, backed
by its most substantial citizens, men
and women who can bo relied upon
to givo credence to a movement of
this kind only when Its efforts are in
the right direction and along con
During the past weelc, a number of
developments liavo been brought about
in the interest of a great campaign
for memberships which is to bo
launched March 1 to March 22. All
advance Indications point to the suc
cess of tho effort, and the men who
havo in charge Its conduct aro feeling
much pleased with tho prospects for
success. Another development of tho
week has been the addition of a
men's commjttee to the campaign
forces. At a conference held tho first
of tho week, between a number of
gentlemen, who believed this move
ment should succeed, Nelson C. Crews,
Dr. William J. Thompkins and V. C.
Hueston were selected to perfect a
men's committee which will outllno
and direct tho part to be taken by the
men in the coming campaign. They
increased their committee by tho ad
dition of the following names:
-Mr. Fred W. Dabney, Nelson C.
Crows, W. C. Hueston, C. A. Franklin,
Prof. 11. h. Cox, Prof. J. It. E. Lee,
Mr. Frank A. Harris, Dr. J. K. Dibble,
Dr. ,1. K. Perry, Dr. William .1. Thomp
kins, Dr. K. A. Walker, Mr. C. H. Cal
loway, Mr. Chas. A. Astwood, Mr. M.
B. Oden, Itev. W. H. Thomas, Prof, W.
II. Harrison, Mr. Eugene Lacy.
The women's branch of the work is
progressing nicely. A number of the
generals have completed the selection
of their captains and a number of
others aro partially completed.
A complete list of all of the generals
and captains will be published in the
next week's issue of the Sun. The
interest which Is being manifested is
just what the causo might be expect
ed to inspire.
To know tho real purpose of this
great organization you must read
closely the articles that will bo pub
lished as a declaration of purpose In
this paper from timo to time. After
having read these, if you have faith
In your race, faith in your future
prospecta and faith in your God, Join
heart and soul In this great uplift
movement and tho great army that
wo aro going to mobilize in our drlvo
for future progress and prosperity will
march triumphantly to the great goal
always reached by the unity of pur
pose. This great army is being organized
that wo might work moro efficiently
under tho direction of experts that our
alms and ideals may have tho force
of organized effort. Wo are no longer
going to remain the unthinking mass
of human chattel to be bartered and
sold on tho auction block of social and
political expediency, but a thinking
and working unit, trained in brain and
brawn to lift ourselves to higher
standards by the force of our own
You have never failed to respond to
the call of your country and history
is replete with wonderful testaments
of your courage and valor. You have
made the supremo sacrifices for the
preservation of all humanity. Will
jou bo less benevolent when the call
comes from your race and the black
generations yet unborn? Wo be
llevo you won't. We feel that you
hgvo heard tho call and but await the
command to march to. victory.
PYTHIANISM IN SOUTHEAST
Grand Chancellor Lloyd and Grand
Lecturer B. F. Adams instituted a Now
Lodgo at Deerlng. Mo., Saturday night
February 15 with twenty-eight mem
bers. The new lodge starts out most
auspiciously. This lodge is composed
of tho best and leading members of
tho race In tho thriving village of Dorr
ing Saw Mil district of GOO or C50
souls, about 230 miles Southeast of St.
Louis. Thero are somo 200 or 300
Negroes in this village all of whom aro
doing well . The C. C. of tho New
Lodge, Mr. Geo. W. Hobson is the night
watchman of this thriving village. This
is tho third new lodge for the Pythlans
in Missouri in the past ninety days
with moro to follow. Surely the Py
thlans of Missouri aro doing noble
things, not dreaming them all day long
thus trying to mako life, death and
that vast forever one sweet song.
SERGT. CAMPBELL HONORED.
Mrs. Beatrice Jackson received tho
following letter relative to her son,
Sergt. William It. Campbell:
Camp Grant, III., Feb. 20, 191S.
Mrs. Beatrice JackBon,
3523 Charlotte Street,
Kansas City, Mo.
In a few days your soldier will re
ceive his honorable discharge and
start for home.
Ho Is bringing back many flno qual
ities of body and mind which he has
acquired or developed In tho military
service. Tho army has dono every
thing, it could do to mako him strong,
fine, self-reliant, yet self-controlled.
It returns him to you a better man. '
You have been an important mem
ber of that great army of encourage
ment and enthusiasm which helped to
mako him and us all better soldiers.
You can now be a great help In keep
ing alive the good qualities he is
bringing back from tho army, in mak-
1 ing him as good a citizen as he has
I been a good soldier.
His faro and necessary expenses to
his homo will bo paid by the govern
ment. Ho will receivo all pay due
him. Ho may, if he wishes, wear his
uniform for three months from the
I date of his discharge. The govem
I ment will also allow him to keep up,
I for the benefit of his family, his in
surance at the very low rate he is
I now paying.
I His return to civil life will bring
i now problems for you both to solve.
The qualities he brings back will help
you now as your encouragement
helped him while ho was nway, and
in your hands and his, rests the fu
ture .of our country.
As his commanding officer, I am
proud of him. He has drno his duty
well. I, and his comrades, will bid
him good-bye with deep regret, and
wish him every success after ho re
turns homo that spot in every man's
heart no other place can fill.
Captain Inf., U. S. A.
Ladies Spring Hats Free.
Write today as this offer
don't last long.
Ladies and Gents
Tailoring & Corset
2306 Vine St. Kansas City.Mo.
MRS. L MINER
has Opened a first-class
at 1307 1-2 E. 18th Street
Strictly Home Cooking
Meals 25 cents
WILLA M. GLENN
1803 E. 18th:St.
j BeU j
fj BECOMES A
I Fluffy Soft Silky g
HQ n? R
"HELLO", HELLO", HELLO".
Oh, boy, did you hear about It
Tho latest thing in amusements?
If you want to know what it is, ask
W. F. McCrary, he has got it: tho
first and only one in Kansas City,
For Ladles, Gents and Children,
Cigars, tobacco, cigarettes and soft
drinks of all kinds. Plenty of scats
1610 EAST 18TH ST.
Wm. F. McCRARY, PROP.
MRS. A. MOORE,
""TEACHER OF PIANO."
N. W. Cor. 25th and Flora
Bell Phone East 5407.
Dr. M. H. Lambright received a!
telegram announcing tho safe arrival i
of his nephew, Lieut. Ldward Fladger, '
in New York last Monday evening.
I would bo glad to meet esjery
piano pupil at their respective
hour beginning Monday, Febru
MRS. A. MOORE,
TEACHER OF PIANO
Pomadellair Dressing for making coarse
nappj hair crow long, soft, fluffy, silky,
so you can do it up in any style. Re
moves DANDRUFF and Stops ITCHING
SCALP. I1EROLIN is delightfully per
fumed and not sticky or gummy.
SCNB2B CEMTS frt.tnn.rtf rIM tnr Mfclo-tttW
HEROLIN MEDICINE CO., AllanU, Qeorgla
Handy Colored Store
2409 Vine Street
Ladies and Gent's
Also a line of Dry Goods
We Hope You Will Come and
Investigate For Yourself
Help build a creditable store
for the race.
Mrs. Annie Holmes
Proprietor nnd Manager.
Bell Phone East 422 1J
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