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"Any projudioo whatever will bo Insurmountable if those who do not share in it thomsolvoo truckle to It and flatter It and aocopt KIM law of nature." John Stuart Mill. SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1919. THE VICTORY LIBERTY-LOAN. The steam whistles in the Twin Cities at 9:00 o'clock Thursday night, with the loud acclaim told the people of the Fifth district that they had gone over the top with their subscriptions to Fifth or Victory Liberty Loan and knocked the "if" out of the Fifth, and thus showing that we finished the job over here that they began over there. "AMERICANIZATION." Since the war there has been a lot of talk in the papers about "Ameri canization" and it is important that every person in the United States should be taught the essentials of good citizenship. This does not apply solely to for eigners but to many of American birth. For instance, in the southern tier of states, large numbers of peo ple have no conception of American citizenship. Many of the leading citi zens are so busy with lynching and other deviltry that they lose sight of the essentials of American citizen ship. ETERNALLY VIGILANT. The Victory Loan campaign finds Republicans everywhere zealously working for the success of the last popular appeal the Government will make for financial assistance. Most of the sum represented by the Vic tory bonds has been realized already by the Treasury in the sale of certifi cates of indebtedness, which will fall due at various dates within a few I months. The money received for those certificates has been applied in the payment of emergency obligations by the Government. The bonds sim ply have got to be sold for the ma-' turing certificates cannot be paid. The credit of the Government is at stake, and the people will see to ft that it is maintained, as they always have done in the past. But in working for the success of the Loan Republicans are not losing sight of the other duties they owe the Na'tion. Their fight against the men ace of Bolshevism continues as here tofore their study of the proposed league of nations proceeds unabated, and the necessity for floating the loan Name Street ^istX" HEADLINE HARBINGERS. Out of eight column headlines in one of the leading metropolitan dailies of a recent issue an issue printed when we are supposed to be either at peace or close to it, the following story is told: "Allied Missions Seized-Interned Buda pest at Request of Lenine." Guns Rule Budapest." "All Egypt in Re- volt." "Poland, Roumania and Jugo slavs Fear Bolshevik Invasions." "Council Needs ChiefLeader Wanted at Peace Table to Bring End to Dis- cord." And now take a lpok at the following one which represents what is going right on just as though the other headlines never existed. A representa tive of blind egotism and stubborn will a representative of the limit to which a man will go who believes in theories above practical things. "Wil son Draws Clause to Guard Monroe CodeLeague Powers LimitedCan Recommend but Not Force, Reduction in Armament." Such a comparison needs no explanation. In its subtle way it speaks for itself. MINISTER MILITANT. "I don't prbpose to have it (the league of nations) crammed down my throat until I know what it is, what it looks like, tastes like and what it is to cost this country." This is thewho way one minister expresses his views concerning the league. He is the Rev. Charles A. Eaton, pastor of the Madi son Avenue Baptist Church, of Newancing York, and head of the National Service Section of the U. S. Shipping Board. He expressed his views while speak ing at Wilmington, Del., and praised the critics of the league plan, even though he is for a league of nations, by saying: "God bless the thirty seven Senators who criticized the league of nations plan. Americans have to make the greatest decision since the signing of the declaration of independence." HAD A FINE TIME. "..tWs^JT WORLD DEMOCRACY PETITION Colored Americans Call Upon Senate of United States of America to Carry Out the World War Declarations of World Democracy. i PETITION. To the Senate of the United States of America: We, the undersigned, petition the Senate of the United States of America, which by virtue of its treaty power must give to the League of Nations Covenant its assent before said Covenant can be finally adopted, in the ful- fillment of the noble purpose of the recent World* War repeatedly proclaimed by this Government and its Allies while the result was in doubt viz* To establish real Democracy everywhere, to make the World safe for Democ- lacy, and a safe place to live in, to insert or add by way of amendment when said Covenant comes before the Senate the following clause: Real Democracy for the World being the avowed aim of the Nations establishing the League of Nations, the contracting parties agree to vouch- safe to their citizens the possession of full liberty, rights of Democracy and protection of life without restriction or distinction based on race color or previous condition. City state N. B.Sign and send to THE APPEAL or to Jas. L. Neill, Secy., 906 Street N. W., Washington, D. S. Cut out, attach blank sheets and get signatures. Circulate in Churches Societies and Race Organizations. Act at once. Byron Gunner, Chairman World Democracy Congress Committee, Allen W. Whaley, Natl' Organizer is not allowed to obscure the far greater obligation of the party to preserve our American institutions untainted by foreign influence and in every patriotic endeavor to which the Republicans are pledged, both lo cally and through their representa tives in Congress, their interest will be maintained. The Victory loan is floated with the whole hearted co-operation of Republicans through out the country, but the thrills of the bond campaign do not pervert their sober judgment in other matters af fecting the welfare of the Republic. The Department of Labor's indus trial junketeers, who sailed in Janu ary to study labor conditions abroad, and possibly to catch a few crumbs from royal tables, have returned. Like Mr. Hurley, who meandered abroad to enforce a world-wide marine wage scale, they return with open minds and ears to the ground aftf an entemptation joyable trip at public expense which netted them no concrete information. It is now Secretary Redfield's turn to provide for a junket. European tours de luxe at public expense for govern ment officials looking forward to rethem tirement in 192ft are the order of theWhere day. "On account of the war." NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN. William J. Bryan positively asserts -that the idea in the League of Nations of "deliberation before war" is taken from the 30 treaties negotiated by the United States with three-quarters of the world. These treaties were writ ten while Mr. Bryan was Secretary of State. So the idea is not, as some would have us understand, original THE SIN OF SILENCE To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men. The human race has climbed on pro test. Had no voice been raised against injustice, ignorance and lust, the in- quisition yet would serve the law, and guillotines decide ourleast disputes. The few who dare must speak and speak again to right the wrongs of many.Ella Wheeler Wilcox. with Mr. Wilson. However, if this nation should ever again undertake the deliberation which characterized our "watchfully waiting" Administra tion from 1914 to 1917 it might be we would be overwhelmed before the plan of defense had been mapped out. SOUTH OUT OF SADDLE. An analysis of the state of commit tee chairmanships of the next house, as framed by the Republican commit tee on committees, shows the transfer of power from the south to the north, with the middle west exercising the dominant influence. Whereas nearly all of the important chairmanships, during the Democratic regime, were held by the south, only two states south of the Ohio river, Kentucky and Tennessee, will figure in the list this time. These two states will have one minor chairmanship each. The chairmanships of seven of theshattered ten principal committees will be held by representatives from the four mid dle western states of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Two of the remaining three go to Pennsylvania and one to California. Pennsylvania leads the list of states in the number of chairmanships with eight. Illinois is second with seven, but none of these is a major chairmanship. WISE SPENDING. Are you a wise spender? Wise spending is regarded as a highly im portant preliminary to thrift by the U. S. Treasury. As part of its cam paign for promoting popular savings through Thrift ahd War Savings Stamps during 1919, it has issued through its Savings Division the fol lowing definition of wise spending, which merits the thoughtful attention of every family and every individual would get ahead in life: Wise spending implies the balanc ing of all needs and of all means of meeting these needs and, after bal needs against means, spending in such away as to meet the most urgent needs, even if lesser ones have to be left unsatisfied in essence it means a sort of budget-making. When a family, city or state makes a budget, what it does essentially is to take a comprehensive view of both needs and income. It is important that not all the income be spent on the first needs that may occur lest other more urgent needs appear and no funds be left to meet them that is, thought must be taken so that available income can be applied intelligently and wisely to cover most important needs and totogether satisfy them somewhat in proportion to their relative importance. 'Perhaps the most important and difficult problem in connection with wise spending (or saving) is to real ize the relative importance of future as compared with present needs. The of all of us is to satisfy present needs at the neglect of future needs. It is very foolish to neglect the urgent necessities of today for the petty wants of the morrow, but fewand need very much persuasion to induce to take care of the present. most of us are foolish or un wise is in satisfying petty wants of the present rather than saving in or der that urgent needs of the future can be met." NOT EVEN GOOD OLEO. "Fine words butter no parsnips." If they would President Wilson could make" a success of at least one of his undertakings. Fine words could not save the Mexican fiasco. Fine words could not prevent the disaster wrought months before the war stopped its op eration. Fine words could not make up for the surrender of our rights to the Panama Canal. Fine words could not lessen the taxes due to extravagant administration. Fine words could not carry letters when the mail service was demoralized. Fine words could not keep us out of war when the Huns were deliberately murdering our citi zens. Fine words will not remove the dangers of European entanglements. Yet there are many people who pre fer fine words rather than butter on their parsnips. by the free trade law during the few girls and the soldier keeps his uniform because he cannot buy a suit" Such a condition should be remedied at the next session of Congress. Bills have already been prepared to give the men a year's pay, anaS-other advantages. If the government can afford a $240 bonus for its girl war workers it can afford a substantial bonus for thejnen who won the war. Think it over! JEWS OPPOSE A SEGREGATED NATION. Short-sighted colored men who areport talking about a "negro republic" in Africa, and forgetting to agitate for leform in the treatment of 12,000,000 colored citizens of the United States, ought to know that prominent non Zionist Jews from all parts of theto United States have sent with Presi dent Wilson to the peace conference their objections to the Zionist demand for a Jewish state in Palestine. The petition was handed to the President by Congressman Kahn on February 5. There were 988 names on the petition representing the rich est and most prominent Hebrews in the country. The objections to the establishment of a "Jewish Homeland in Palestine" are set forth under four specific head ings, the chief one of which is that "the Jews are dedicated heart and soul to the countries in which they dwell under free conditions." "All Jews," the petition states, "re- pudiate every suspicion of a double allegiance, but to our minds it is nec essarily implied in and cannot by any logic be eliminated from the estab lishment of a sovereign state for theseas Jews." The petition also states that "by the large part taken by them in the great war, the Jews have once and for all the base aspersions of the anti-Semites, who charged them with being aliens in every land, incapable of true patriotism, and prompted only by sinister and self-seeking motives." It says that those who would seek the establishment of a Jewish sover eign state and yet "insist on their patriotic attachment to the countries of which they are citizens, are self deceived in their professions of Zion ism, and under a spell of emotional romanticism or of a religious senti ment fostered through centuries of gloom." If the Jews representing to a great extent the leadership in commerce and industry and the money power of the World are opposed to a "jimcrow" state, why should not colored men pro test againgj,. segregation in every form? "REBUILDING THE WORLD." "Rebuilding the world," is the in scription surrounding the cross on the shield of the "Missionary Centenary of the Methodist Episcopal Church," which is working up a scheme to get Southern colored people to plant cot ton in "God's Acreage" and contribute the money to the missionary fund of $120,000,000 which it is planned to raise. THE APPEAL does not believe that the colored people should give one penny to aid the Methodist Episcopal Church until it reverses its present jimcrow policy. The Methodist Episcopal Church split into two branches over the ques tion of slavery, but now the Northern and Southern branches are to come again at the centenary. The weak-kneed Northern men have given in to the. aggressive Southerners and have agreed to sacrifice their colored members who have been asked to form a jim crow church. So far thepearandnsecurity colored members have refused to get out, but they may perhaps be kicked out. The Methodist (Episcopal Church has given up all ideas of the "Fatherhood of God and the Brotherhood of Man," at the centenary it is very likely that the brethren will recount the wonderful thing the church has done for "the negro" and all will join in singing "Onward, Christian Soldier." AN ABSOLUTE MONARCHY? No, An Absolute Democracy! Wilson Reigns! 1 But (From the Cincinnati Union.) than h*mrfnr hi' feel that bv refusine nansnortn t =?=jssisr TSoTts ^Pf^J?. 0 our government! WE'LL HANDLE OUR BUSINESS. We shall very likely make many changes in our laws and a few changes in our Constitution, in the future as in the past, but we shall make them on our own judgment and not at the behest of people of other lands who have come here to share in American prosperity without helping to sup American institutions. PUT PEP IN POSTAGE. A New Yorker suggests that if Col. Roosevelt's picture were to be placed on our postage stamps it might tend infuse new life into a moribund and disgracefully conducted depart ment of the Government. REORGANIZE "OLD 8TH" PLAN Col. Otis B. Duncan Here to Make Regiment Permanent. Chicago, 111., April 25.Men of the "old 8th," crack colored regiment which won for Illinois and Chicago so much honor on the field of battle, will not be "homeless." Lieut.-Col. Otis B. Duncan, highest ranking colored officer in Illinois, arrived in Chicago today to supervise plans for reorgan izing the regiment as a unit of the national guard. Later he will visit the other cities in the state, which had companies before the federaliza tion of the troops, including Danville, Bloomington and Quincy. The work of organization will be carried on without intermission, ac cording to announcement made in Springfield today by Adj.-Gen. Frank S. Dickson. Membership will not be limited to men who saw service over with the 370th infantry. TO MR. EMMET SCOTT. The May CRISIS says in an open letter to Mr. Emmet Scott: The world and you will bear us witness that THE CRISIS and its Edi tor has given you loyal and unselfish co-operation, even at the cost of sus picion and criticism. We have done this, FIRST, because the war demand ed, and had aright to demand, un swerving loyalty and unity on the part of the Nation and its constituent groups and, SECONDLY, because we believed that you were doing all that was possible under very difficult cir cumstances. A visit to Europe has, however, revealed to the Editor a state of affairs in regard to Colored troops which is simply astounding! Some of these facts we are publishing this month and others we shall reveal later. Meantime, we are withholding judgment in your case and simply asking you publicly three questions: 1. Did you know the treatment which black troops were receiving in France? 2. If you did NOT know, why did you not find out? 3. If you DID know, what did you do about it? Statement of the Ownership, Manaare ment. Circulation, Etc., Required hy the Act ot Consreaa of Auut 24, lBl Z, Of THE APPEAL, published weekly at St. Paul, Minn, for April 1, 1919. STATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF Ramseyss. v.Be?.r? me Notary Public In and for eSSranl^elieA tne State and county aforesaid, per sonally appeared J. Q. Adams, who. having- been duly sworn according' to law, deposes and says that he is the^(S^msS&^^PL^''1^ owner of THE APPEAL and that the 6 the ownership, management,, aforesaid publication for the date shown in the above caption, required by the Act of Congress of August 24, 1912. embodied in section 443, Postal Laws '^Regulations. Printed on the reverse of this form, to-wit: Mthe names and addresses of the publisher, editor, managing editor. and business managers are: Publisher. r' J9- Adams,Sto St.n JiV Paul Minn. Adam sn t0 Paul Minn. Managin Business, Manager,Editor,. noe o*. Tha th compan th PAID FOR PULCHRITUDE. How about this: Discharged soldiers receive a bonus of $60 and girls re tained in (Government service receive a bonus of $240 with a big increase in publicationsy only.) salaries. oes the government owe Swortn to and subscribed' before me these girls more than it does the men I LeV?f,y SSihKE! hone is J- Q. Adams we Bd St Paul, Minn. 3. That the known bondholders, mortgagees, and other security holders owning or holding 1 per cent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages, or other securities are: None. 4. That the two paragraphs next above giving the names of the owners, stock holders and security holders, If any contain not only the list of stockhold ers holders as they ap upo the books of the company, but also, In cases where the stockholder or security holderyappears upon the books ii. ajJ truste other fiduciary relation, the nama of the person or corporation for whom such trustee is acting, is given also that the said two paragraphs contain statements embracing affiant's full knowledge and belief as to the cir cumstances and conditions under which stockholders and security holders who do not appear upon the books of the company as trustees, hold stock and securities in a capacity other than that of a bona fide owner and this affiant has no reason to believe that any other person, association, or corporation has any Interest direct or indirect in the said stock, bonds, or other securities than as so stated by him. 5. That the average number of copies of each issue of this publica tion sold or distributed, through the mails or otherwise, to paid subscribers during the six month1919- preceding the date shown above is (This information required from dally oifs who faced death in France? As one (Seal) No^ar?Spubiic,N' soldier says: "Washington keenq it a ,-MT March da 18 th, Rams ojo. ucom^iuu *.eps us (My commission expires Jan. 14. 1921.) BRUCE GRIT FILES STRONG DEMURRER AGAINST MOTON'S METHODS anxious citizens%.rimV*, dog than hanging him. cratic administration, so ^tinr make the world safe for democracy, ^Jt has shown a sublime disregard for the Hf-SSS rights and safety of colored American fiV^?,?!! citizens at home. It now seems to enou ey County, Minn. coaches dur- pant of the "Jim Crow' ing times of peace. The pity of the whole despicable business is that our country is not great enoug to upntChristian- itto for which the war was fought. toaran? HSHS Z^0^} darker nation? own constitution,h not nobl enough fol precepts olivee lo There are more ways, of killing a 1*7L 3 *?a 0u Demo fit th the caprice ow sel PreJdicscorn,d an condemnan?its own to contemp|t and humili1 S S 0 50MS ^f 1 1 n0 glor anCe enOU*n tna honoL and protect its citi to Zn^rZntlTnFL^ s-L badge of humiliation in a Belle, 1 so in her tic ^SrL ff gloriously did her sable sons rally to sana ana reeling mat its body is hid. America on bended knee will cry for Europe knows that there is a skel- help. Will there still remain forgiv- eton In America's closet and that ing black sons to come to her aid that skeleton is the black citizen of or will they all have been brutally the U. S., occupant of the front-line done to death by the mob, the tree trenches during times of war occu- the torch? i W aSBRrfjJJte* oSffij/* _P fc-j**^ csSSEiffi&*!!^S^^S6a^4. "HUMAN NATURE'S FOULEST BLOT." My ear is pained My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is filled. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart. It does not feel for man: the natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Not colored like his own: and having power To enforce the wrong, for such a worthy cause Dooms and devotes him as his lawful prey. Thus man devotes his brother, and destroys: 'Tis human nature's broadest foulest blot. Cowper. ADDRESS TO THE COUNTRY ANDTHE WORLD ADOPTED BY TH E NATIONAL COLORED CONGRESS FOR WORLD DE- MOCRACY UNDER THE AU8PICE8 OF TH E NATIONAL EQUAL RIGHTS LEAGUE AT WASHINGTON, D. C. DEC. 18, 1918. Colored America, through delegates assembled from 37 of the United States of America, sore and bleeding with persecution because of race and color, hails with hope peace with victory, for the motto on the banners ot the armies of the victors was "Away with tyranny and its injustice every- where." Speaking for 12,000,000 Colored Americans, the National Colored Representative Assembly for World Democracy under the auspices of the National Equal Rights League congratulate their fellow Countrymen and their government on being the instrument by which the God of righteousness turned the tide of battle for the forces of liberty. War Put On World Basis As To The Results. Two hemispheres and the islands of two oceans furnished without regard to race or color the armies of this bloody and terrible war. Shameful it would be if its close did not mark anew humane era. To the President of our Republic, Commander-in-Chief of our army and navy it was given to name the principles on which the winners fought this war. and its purpose. By his declaration, accepted by France, Britain and the rest openly before the human race, the principles and the aim of this war were put upon a world basis. Secondly these principles and aims were for the wiping out of autoc- racy, inhumanity and injustice, and for the establishment of world justice, world humanity and world democracy. Wrongs To Individual OnWorld Basis For Redress. With the ushering in of the new year, 1819, the nations of the world are assembled to settle the terms of peace for the world, for the establishment everywhere of the principles for which this world war was waged by the forces of democracy. Therefore every denial or violation of justice, humanity and democracy has become a matter FOR CORRECTION AND ABROGATION ON A WORLD BASIS BY A WORLD COURT. Hence Colored America, which furnished 400,000 brave soldiers for this war backed by over 12,000,000 loyal citizens without a traitor, appeals to the allied World for justice and Democracy in the peace settlement. Utterly Undemocratic Treatment Of Colored People of U. 8. A. Citizens by law of the United States of America, the famous Republic of the West, we first appeal to the civilized world for the discontinuance of all race or class discrimination in the world peace settlement. At this supreme moment in the cause of universal humanity, when wrongs to man should be banished, we must call world attention to the utterly undemo- cratic conditions under which every person of color is forced to live in this country. Because of race autocracy, our in the Nation's Capital de- prives us of every civil except in public carriers and subjects us to rejection orntoF011e 10*1 racy'norSTn^s^SoS^sj^ssff^e judiciacolor ,right BOCia Chrl8tendom. imposition deprivations, injustices, cruelties, atrocitiesthat /'e i S tZ 2.JI i nt lynchin ar Self-determination For Darker re8Ul i right" The Appeal Sent By Race thV Petitionersr Sr MVoiidProscription. 6 0 liainst Colored noll ar ^SL^^Sj^!^^W,ini^.uM civic noHrTanJ ,%r the MbrS^XI worl? Demt au*n %V\?m ess: trforc7 William M. Trotter, uZ^Z^ Rev. P. c. James, N. J. Dr. W. T. Coleman, Md. Rev. M. L. Johnson, Ark. G. W. Goode, Va. Rev. W. L. Gibbons, Miss. Atty. L. A. H. Caldwell, Ind. Rev. J. U. King, Del. Mrs. Ida Wells Barnett, 111. Dr. F. A. Walker, La. Dr. A. Porter Davis, Kan. Rev W. D. Carter, Wash. State. Dr. C. S. Long, Fla. R. W. Westberry. S. C. J. W. Ross, Minn. William Monroe Trotter crates Himself. right subjects us to obloquy th restriction of the Ghetto as employees of the federal governmenti. Otherwise our color in many parts country deprives 0 g00d ma3 a Worl aa tn liberatioS of the people of the earth #of*" i or democracy SS. VuS&Sn?^ 1ZZT? o? ^f* "*"*^men Vy sement etc., of the dawnta Else There I*Nh "New Day." n0 Reconse- (From the Boston Guardian.) We consecrate all on the powers we have to fight for the immediate reign ?2 nnn nnn ^atmen of i la W lAOOO.OOO of our own colored fellow citizens, not on the banks of the Rhine, but on the banks of the Mis sissippi not in Africa, but in Georgia We should lose heart if we relied on man or men to win in this fight /but we know as Charles Sumner once said: "Justice reigns aloft on thes throne of iGod and not below with the multitude." We turn from fatat ^T hearted leaders and^ cheer SuMtafs! ourseI ee us- Segregatioof ithe pubU carriers dis worse i degree than ewentiall violations of worln democracy P~ conclave *PPNations.ea w^^!!fi tremendous materialo and appalling human losse this worldeth discriminations tof all of wlthou tocracy of race abolitIo Court for For Universal Abolitioln Of Color th meeting to make iod p^mlw ittTe th lS On our partb we shall sende race petitioners to thte assembly of the renra- v?ctoriVf8 tl wor 7 n the basis of Dpea trul *"m distinctions based on color, NAT AS AN ARTICLE OF THJ5 read ptio 10 .__"__.t-arpeVedemoc ot deat a ta giganUc war evH1 Permanent peac after the most terrible and Bishop^ Clements, Ky. Atty. J. D. Ellis. W. Va. Rev. C. V. Page, Mo. Rev. Thomas W. Davis, Tenn. Prof. L. B. Cash, Texas. W. C. Brown, D. C. Dr. R. H. Singleton, Ga. Rev. R. A. Whitaker, Okla. Hon. Isaac B. Allen, N. Y. R. B. James, Mich. G. W. Boyer, Ohio. Bishop J. S. Caldwell, Penn., Sec. Rev. J. C. McDaniels, N. Y. Rev. H. H. Jackson. N. C. Rev. John V. Goodgame, Ala. with the thought, "The Lord God om nipotent reighneth." Porto Rico Will Demand Statehood or Freedom. San Juan, Porto Rico, March 5. After a debate of more than two days in both houses of the insular legisla ture, the Unionists and Republicans today agreed to join forces in insisting that the American congress make known what the future of Portoc RicoroI is to be. It was agreed that if therefo can be no assuranctei thatp statehoodelpo i possible, thneopartiesn should work for wit sasfie ence /independence.nThe c1 "a uZt ve linetRwhichPhas bee forced upon them. THE MAN WHO DARES I honor the man who in the consci entious discharge of his duty dares to tand alone the world, with ignorant, intolerant .judgment, may condemn, the countenances of relatives may be averted, and the hearts of friends grow cold, but the sense of duty done shall be sweeter than the applause of the world, the countenances of relatives or the hearts of friends.-Charles Sumner.