THE KANSAS CITY SUN, SATURDAY, OTARCn 1, 1919.
50c Arena Floor
PLUS WAR TAX.
NINTH and HOLMES
MARCH 14, 1919
8:30 p. m.
DUBOIS DRAMATIC CLUB
"THE TRAITOR" or "HER FRIEND THE ENEMY"
A four-act war drama with sentiment and pathos of the
sterling honest kind which appeals to every man, woman and
child with a human heart. Thrilling situations abound
throughout the piny, and the comedy is equally strong.
This benefit drama is strongly supported by the Athen
aeum Club, the Federation of Colored Women's Clubs and
the Republican and Democratic Rally divisions of Ebcnezer
A. M. K. Church, which means a packed house. Get your
ticket now if you want a good seat. All seats are numbered
no humbug, you will get the seat you buy. Call Bell phone
Grand 2141, East 2229 or East 37S W for tickets. They are
on sale now.
Federated Clubs Mrs. A. E. Jenkins, President Athen
aeum Club.; Mrs. Kssie Lewis, President Ebenczer A. M. E.
Church ; Republican Party, C. C. Rather, Mrs. Bessie Mason.
Mine. Lutie Sewallj Democratic Party. Mrs. Ella Thurman,
Mrs. Ida Vaughan, Tyler Jackson.
Petition to be Presented totKe Congress of the United States of America
, AVe, the undersigned, Citizens of the United States of America, representing approxi-
1 mutely one-tenth of the total population thereof, in view of the fact of our loyalty and pa
triotic devotion to our Country, because of our awakened sense of justice and freedom as
should become American citizens; believing that wc deserve, and that it is our inalienable
j right to enjoy the blesoing of life, liberty, property and the purtuit of happiness as ordained
I by the Constitution of the United States, for which wc have so freely and ungrudgingly
I sacrificed our blood and our lives; believing, that discrimination and prejudice. Jim Crow-
ism and disfranchisement, mob violence and injustice, which exist :.n certain sections of the
United States, is tiic result of Class Legislation and the non-enforcement of the 14th and
13th Amendments to the Constitution, and that it is the blackest blot on the pages of Amcri-
can history, that in the end it will ultimately destroy, if not checked at the proper time, the
very fabric of Constitutional Government, do hereby, in the name of God and Humanity,
through the good office of the National Negro Constitutional Conservation League of Amer
ica, most solemnly and sincerely petition you to enforce, by proper legislation, and pass such
laws as will make inoperative, null and void, all such State Laws as conflict with, and make
ineffective, the 14th and 15th Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.
NATIONAL NEGRO CONSTITUTIONAL CONSERVATION LEAGUE OF AMERICA,
CLARENCE R. GROVES, President.
S. RICHARD HOPKINS, Secretary.
We. the undersigned, after having carefully read the above and after having investigated the pur
poses Inspiring the activity of tho National Negro Constitutional Conservation League of America, fully
endorse tho object and purpose of the League, unhesitatingly give it our support and urge every race
loving Negro everywhere to unite with this League and assist In this cause. Every Negro In Kansas City
above the ago of IS years should join tho National Negro Constitutional Conservation League of America
during the membership campaign March 1st to 22d.
SIGNED: NELSON C. CHEWS,
Editor Tho Kansas City Sun.
W. C. HUESTON,
Law Firm of Hueston & Calloway.
Wil. J. THOMPKINS,
Supt. of Old City Hospital.
PROMINENT REAL ESTATE MAN j DENVER LOSES BRILLIANT SING
IN TMb WfcST. PR BV Sllnncu nriTU
Mr. Roscoe Williams of the Wil-
Mr. Eugene G. Lacey
IteV. Win. H. Thomas
Prof. J. R. E. Lee
C. A. Franklin
1 1 J. Edward Perry, M. D
1 1 F. A. Harris
1 1 Q. J. Gllmore
I t B. Watkins
Prof. Wm. H. Harrison
Prof. Henley L. Cox
C. H. Calloway
J. E. Dibble, M. D.
E. A. Walker, M. D.
Chas. A. Astwood
H. C. Watts
W. O.- Berryman
Ben H. Payne
L. C. Clemmons
Mrs. Jennlfi TIloWs T.oVnlr
llams-Jackson Realty and Investment Denver's most popular young ma
Company, is spending several weeks tronSj passe(1 away ,ast week
In the Golden West, visiting his wife. guddenly from a major operation. Mrs.
who Is spending the winter in Call- i,eNoir was born and reared in Den
foruia and sightseeing. ver. was educatea m the Whlttier
Since the establishment of tho Wil-, East Denver High school; afterward
llams-Jackson Realty Company, Mr. taking the course in domestic art and
Williams has made things hum in vocal culture at Fiske University,
Kansas City and is one of the llvest ' Nashville, Tenn. She was formerly
business men here. Whenever he directress of Shortens famous choir
Btarts to put over a deal, it surely and resigned that position to become
goes over, as has been demonstrated soloist for the Fiske Jubilee Singers, t
.h nnHi. T3i. i,,. it a -vci"a lr"vel w" happiness will be complete when I
zZEsrx. "an'd m", t1 rrns her KTT'Trrrrv-
Williams wish for them a pleasant at Shorter ChapeI- Denver' aml forlm-v ,wlfe- bb a"d fr'eds- 1 ,have
trip and a safe return to their home "'at matter, the entire West, sincere-! mud to tell you, but being, as I am.
L. V. Richardson
A. V. Monholland
Prof. W. II. Dawley
Mrs. A. E. Jenkins
Mrs. Anna J. Carter
Mrs. C. L. Davis
Mrs. H. L. Cox
Mrs. Mitchell Vaughn
Mrs. Mazell Washington
Mrs. Pearl Stevart
Mrs. L. E. Nlckens
Mrs. W. T. Osborne
Mrs. Maggie Robinson
Mrs. Alice Mason
Mrs, Ida Brown
Mrs. R. E. L. Bailey
Mrs. Nellie Young
Mrs. Jessie Thompkins
Mrs. G. A. Pago
Mrs. Estollo Woods
Mrs. V. Rice
Mrs. M. E. Oden
Mrs. E, C. Bunch
Miss Emma Blnnton
Miss Alberta S. Collins
Mrs. P. M. Dabney
Mrs. S. R. Hopkins
C. H. Adklns
Prof. E. Hereford
Rev. J. W. Hurse
D. C. Hueston
CAMPAIGN MARCH 1 st TO 22nd. HEADQUARTERS 13151E, 18 St.
ON BOARD HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP
February 24, 1919.
My dear friend Crews:
I am now within the sight of "Lib
erty" in New York harbor. You know
am proud to see America again. My
ly mourn her passing.
on tho finest liner afloat with Mr.
Chas. M. Schwab and many others
prominent in war work, It would not Much has appeared in the various
be proper for me to keep the writing I magazines about tho "Conscientious
desk long everybody's writing. Objector," and most of this material
It is not known where we are to be ' has presented tho viewpoint of the ob
temporarily stationed but as soon as'Jector himself or that of his sympa-
that is known I will write you
We left Brest on the ISth at 12:20
p. m. with the entire 365th Inf. small
detachments of ether units of the 92d
and other divisions, many Y. M. C. A.
men and nurses, also other war work
civilians. JOHN R. FAIRLEY,
1st Lieut. 365th Inf.
thlzers. ISonl & Llveright announce
for publication early In March the
"Conscientious Objector," by Major
Walter Guest Kellogg. In this book
the chairman of the Board of Inquiry
for conscientious objectors presents
his own observations of tho Objector
"THE THEATRE BEAUTIFUL"
24th and Vine Streets.
SUNDAY ATTRACTION, MARCH 2
"THE RAINBOW TRAIL"
MONDAY and TUESDAY
March 3 and 4
(Children under 15 years of
Age not Admitted.)
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5
! "Empty Pockets"
THURSDAY, MARCH 6
Added Attraction TOM MIX
FRIDAY, MARCH 7
Clara Kimball Young
"The House of Glass" !
SATURDAY, MARCH 8
LURE OF THE CIRCUS
WILLIAM S. HART I
MR. ROLAND HAYES
NOTED TENOR SINGER OF BOSTON
and Madame Florence Cole Tolbert, noted Soprano of
Detroit, Mich,, in combined recital
FRIDAY, APRIL 11
under the management of the Y. W. C. A.
Miss Anna Jones, Chairman. Mrs. Ida M. Becks, Vice Chair.
Miss Emma Lovett, Secretary.
derived from an official examination our national well-being. Tho publlsh-
pf the largo .number of types, togeth-) ers say that they believe tho wide dis
er with a brief history of tho subject tribution of this book will greatly help
and some recommendations to future j in ariving at a fair and balanced Judg
action in regard to this vital factor in , ment of this much discusesd question.
Beautiful EVELYN PREER
Appearing as "Orlean," whose Charac
terization Is Complete.
MISS INEZ SMITH
Portraying the Evil "Ethel," Whose
"Close-ups" Will Long Be
NEW CENTER THEATRE
Fifteenth Si. and Troost Avenue
COMMENCING SUNDAY, MAR. 2
COLORED PEOPLE SEATED ANYWHERE IN THE HOUSE
TWICE XDHJLaSr, 2:30 AJXtt 3:15 JE. 3VK.
Oscar Micheaux's Mammoth Photo-Play
A powerful Drama of the Great American North
west; adapted for the screen by the author
from his popular new novel of the same name.
ISJonrrrk faciei f
The Return of the"Fighting 8th"
The crack Chicago Regiment who pushed the
Huns back across the Rhine and sent the Kaiser
GEORGE GARNER, Jr.
Greatest Negro Tenor,
i' 'i will sing at each performance i1 'i
CHAS. D. LUCAS
Whose vivid portrayal of "Jean Bap
tlste," the man who went, Is without
doubt the most perfect work ever done
by a Negro.
MISS IRIS HALL Pg
As "Agnes," the Tenderest Little He
rolne Ever Created.
NOTE This wonderful and spectacular production, the first great creation from the pen of a Negro ever screened
was held up by the Board of Censors for the city of Chicago, owing to a vicious attack by three well known
Negro ministers of that city, until reviewed by a committee of the better class of both races, who unanimousiy proclaimed
it to be the most masterful portrayal for many a day. The part objected to by these three ministers was, that it attacked the
moral conduct of a certain well known minister one of the three happening to. be the one attacked. Needless to say the GEORGE R. GARNER, JR.
production was duly released and is now playing to great crowds at more than a dozen houses in that city, black and white. The 8inTtGeaV"U w'"
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