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1 5? AA Si ' ' "' 1 1 ' 1 - - - i , n 1,1 1 - i. Founded by w. & King. , " The Republican Party Is The Ship, All Else Is The Sea." Fred . Douglas. $o per Annum VOL, 26, NO. 14. ' DALLAS, TEXAS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1919. PRICE FITE CENTS. ' 1 6 .,J 1 4 i I 1Ef IILICAB &ATI IBM m TIE E S E MS H 1 1 . Ik . - ' .. , ' ' T MUST DE SERVED AT COLORED WOMEN CLERKS SERVED FOOD BY RESTAURANT FOR EMPLOYEES IN U. S, GOVERNMENT BUILDING MUST GO TO REAR, TOLD THIS IS 'DUAL GOVERNMENT." Washington, D. C, Jan. 16. There Is In one of the U. S. Department buildings a restaurant on the ca feteria plan in which Colored em ployees have been and are being de nied the privilege of servico unless It la accepted from the kitchen win dow to be taken away for consump tion. : One of our girls, a recent ap pointee (was upon one occasion serv ed, but the next day, when she went -In for luncheon was referred to the kitchen door. The Colored clerk ask ed, why am I sent to the kitohen door, you are serving others here? For speed was the response of the cashier waitress. O, I am not look ing for speed but comfort quietly re turned the clerk and insisted upon service, whereupon tendering a dol lar for - the food the cashier kept the change offering It to the clerk War Declared on German Theo logy. ' In a call for a conference to be held February 3-7 at the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago on the general topic, "World Evangelism and Vital Christianity After the War," Dean James M. Gray affirms that while German militarism is dead, the Ger man theology that made It possible still lives; and that never was there a sterner demand on Christians of the evangelical faith, never a sterner call for a bold and united testimony. Representatives- of Bible Institutes at New York, Philadelphia, Bing hamton, Cleveland, Minneapolis and elsewhere will confer at the Confer ence on a united and aggressive for ward movement The list of promi nent speakers includes Dr. Joseph Kyle, president Xenla Theological 8eminary; Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer, F. R. G. S. Cairo, Egypt; Rev. Henry W. Frost, Home Director; China In land Mission, Rev. Paul Rader, Moody Tabernacle, Chicago; Dr. Parley D. Zartmann,. secretary of the Interde nominational Association of Evange lists; Mr. Don 0. Shelton, New York City, Dr. James M. Gray and many others. s Tha program is arranged around the following subjects: Christian Fundamentals; Bible Exposition; Prayer and the Deeper Spiritual Life; Evangelism and Inspirational Ad dresses; Work in Heathen Lands; City Rescue and Jewish !idslons; Church Efficiency and Stewardship; Denominational Press; Bible Insti tutes In Co-operative Work; and Gos pel Music. i ini urn New York, January 6, 1919. Representative Colored men from various parts of the country gather ed In Nashville, Ten?., December 13, in response to the Invitation of the American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief, to consider plans by which the Negroes of the United states may co-operste as a unit with the thirty million dollar drive for the starving Armenians and Syrians. Af ter due considera'ton of plans brought to them by Mr. Adolphus Lewis, the director - of this work among Colored people, the following appeal was unanimously adopted, and Is here now being sent out. The ap pend follows: To the Colored People of the United States. At the Instance of the American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief composed of some of the fore most statesmen, educators, religluos leaders and social workers, we, the undersigned were called In conferen ce to Nashville, Term., on the 13th day of December, 1918, by Mr. Adol phus Lewis of Philadelphia, thu exe cutive secretary fr conventions of Colored men of the Laymen's Mis-, sionary Movement of . the United States and Canada, to consider how best the race could lend its sun port to the effort to raiiie thirty mil lion dollars In January tor the suff- if she would return the lunch but the clerk kept the lunch and began to get into the affair and later in a'n Interview with the chief clerk of the building was told that this was a "dual government" and the Colored people were really separate, having separated themelves into churches and school of their own and after the usual applications of "soft soap" in such matters the cases still stands. This restaurant is leased for the purpose of serving the employees in the building. Here at the Nation's capital in a government building of a nation, proclaiming that it is mak ing the world safe for democracy, when the people denied service repre sent the truest type of Americans do ing their "big," not only their "bit" in the recent war, are forced the inconvenience of no service In the lunch room unless accepted from the Kitchen window. Enraged Man' Stabs Wife and Turns on Mother-in-law. Dallas, Texas, Jan. 14,. 1919. Mrs. Allean Busch and her mother, Mrs. Mary Brown were seriously stabbed Saturday morning by the husband of Mrs. Busch on Sabine street It is alleged that Busch came in Saturday, kissed his wife and without provocation commenced stabbing and cutting her. In her at tempts to defend herself against her assailant she was cut so severely on the arm an with loss of blood was unable to carry out the defence and was compelled to flee. Her moth-ln-law was then turned upon and sliced profusely. j RESERVE OFFICERS T RAISING CORPS AT TUSKEGEE. Tuskegee, Ala., Jan. 11. Warren, Logan, acting principal of the Tus kegee Institute, announced today that according to present plan., the Re serve Officers Training Corps will begin here February first The R. O. T. C, represents a splen did opportunity for young men of the Colored race, as all male students over fourteen years f age are eligi ble for enlistment; the Government furnishing a full uniform for earV student ard also appointli.3 a regu lar army officer to conduct the drills. Students maintaining highest records in military science and practice may be recommended for further train ing locking towards a commission in the Officers Reserve. ering and starvatlng Armenians and Syrians. At this conference the needs of these people were brought before us in the most vivid manner and our sympathies are thoroughly arous ed. - 1 The campaign of preparation for this drive Is being rapidly organized and will be pushed through-out the country among ali races. In. order that the race may be adequately in formed as wei as given full credit for Its contribution to this effort, fol lowing the grouped Idea, a Colored division has been incorporaied and Adolphus Lewis has been loaned by the Laymen's Missionary Movement to serve as director for luls division. This is not merely a high personal compliment, but it is flrt of all a signal recognition of the executive ability and leadership of the race. During the war period Just closing, no people have suffered more than the Armenian and Syrians. Many of these men, women and children have been deported and ttlled by order of the Turkish Government, under the most brutal and horrible con ditions. Thousands of Ihem are many ti.iles from home in the wilderness, in " a homeless, friendless, penniless condition and will die of privation and starvation during this winter uiy less iwe fclve them relief.; So great are the needs of these people, that Foyniiiis the President of, the United States, having made two former appeals in their behalf felt constrained to is sue a third proclamation for this end. We herein give an extract of the same. "It Is estimated that' about 4,000, 000 Armenian, Syrian, Greek and other war sufferers in the Near East will require outside help to sustain them through the winter. Many of them are now hundreds of miles from their homeland. The vast majority of them are helpless, women and children. Including 400,000 orphans. The American Committee for Re lief, in the Near East is appealing for a minimum of $30,000,000 to be sub scribed January 12-19, 1919, with which to meet the most urgent needs of these people. I, therefore, again call upon the people of the United States to make even more generous contributions than they have made heretofore .to sustain through the winter months those, who. thrnue-h no fault nf their own, have been left fn a starving, shelterless condition, and to help re establish these ancient and sorely op pressed people in their former homes on a self-supporting basis." (Signed) WOODROW WILSON. The White House, Nov. 29, 1918. To be called upon to take part as a race in this special philanthropic movement is an opportunity that should be eargerly seized by all lov ers of humanity and especially ' py a people who has suffered as we cannot better show our gratitutde than by coming to the relief of others. "Freely ye have received, Freely give." , , . . , . In" tnls' effort'"there is to be no separate organization. But as in the recent United War Work Drive, the work will be a part of that of the regular local committees with Col ored men directing it.' As far as possible and practical the same methods on organization that were used in that drive, will be used In this. - In view of these things, we recom mend that our race contribute two hundred and fifty thousand dollars as its quota of the sum needed. To this end we appeal to bishops, pas tors, churches and Sunday schools, Secret orders, women's clubs and Federations men's clubs and organi zations; schools, colleges and other benevolent and Charitable organiza tions to co-operate in this great drive which occurs through-out the nation ou January 12th to the 19th, 1919. (Slimed) I Bishop Geo. W. Clinton, Dr. E. C. Morris, Mr. Emmett J. Scott, Mr. WAR CORRESPONDENT DESCRIBES CELEBRA TION OF DELIVERENCE OF ALSACE-LORRAINE Paris, Francp Nov. 17, 1918. Rev. Henry Allen ,Boyd, ' Nashi tile, Tenn. Dear Sir: The seventeenth of November has been In&ulibly written upon the pages of French history. The signing "of the Armistice re leased the people of Alsace-Lorraine from 'German rule, under which they had lived for nearly fifteen years. To day France tnd particularly Paris, celebrated this freedom in almost every conceivable manner. The people, as usual, attended early mass, but immediately there after the streets were crowded with thousands seeking places from which they might view the parade which started at 2 : 30. The start was an nounced with the bombing of can non and the flight up and down Uie line of march of great numbers of aircraft. I stood on the velvet carpeted platform upon which was seated the President of France, Marshall Joffre and other prominent Frenchmen, and gazed with amazement at the sea of humanity, -1 was greatly impressed with the enthusiasm which every where fairly efferverseced. Every body was happy, not only because Alsace-Lorraine was now free, but also because in securing her freedom she had helped greatly In the pro tection of the rights of men every where. No one who witnessed this celebration could, if he iwould,, erase it from the blackboard of his mem ory. In the parade there were flower girls from Alsace-Lorraine, "Blue Devil," Poilus," all the Mayors from the towns of Alsace-Lorraine, French, British, Australian, Canadian, Italian and American, soldieri, and bands of all nations playing patriotic airs. In addition there were .many Red Cross and Knights of Columbus wen and women and about 400 Y. M. C. A., workers,. Notwithstanding the immense crowd I saw many wounded white and Colored American soldiers, tome with heads tied up, others with their amis in a sling and many "walk ing with the aid . of crutches and) Chas. Banks, Mississippi; Dr. Wm. Johnson, Texas; Dr. H. H. Proctor, Dr. J. A. Cotton, Dr. R. S. Stout, Dr. J. Frances Lee, Dr. J. W. Faulk, Dr. L. G. Jordan, Dr. C H. Parrish, Dr. E. W. Moore, Dr. J. Milton Wal dron, Mr. N. B. Dodson, Dr. J. W. Holley and Adolphus Lewis. Estimate Five Years Required To Compile-War Records, Washington, D. C. Jan. 16, 1019. The estimate of the War Depart ment is that it will take five years for the women clerks and employees in the different Washington offices to complete the task of compiling war records. There are miles of records, and tons of data, to be tabulated, before the girls close their desks and go back to their homes in Michigan and Texas and Iowa, from whence they came in response to the Govern-, ment's request for help. We are beginning to learn that it takes time to unmake war, Just as it does to, make It. But, though the glamor of the "war job has departed from these clerical positions, the girls will need the recreational program that . has been planned for them as much, If not more than ever. Ard the Young Women's Christian Association Is go ing to go right on looking out for them. The vacation houses will re main open! and the large hotel for women clerks opposite the- Union Station will continue to operate. So the families back at - home don't need to worry about daughter In Washington. When UW Young Wo men's Christian Association Is on the job, daughter has a real friend work, ing for her. . TO THE SOLDIERS AM) SAILORS OF AMERICA t Approximately four million officers and men of the Army and Navy are now Insured iwith the United States Government for a grand total of al most thirty-seven billion dollars. You owe it to yourself and to your family to hold on. to Uncle Sam's Insurance. It is the strongest, saf est, and cheapest life Insurance evei written. For your protection v Uncle Sam has established the- greatest life in surance company In the world a company as mighty, as .generous, and as democratic as the United States Government itself. Just as Uncle Sam protected you and your loved ones during the war, so he stands ready to continue this protection through the days of readjustment canes.' Oae Colored soldier, who walked with the aid of crutches and whose insignia tola me he was a member of an artillery organization, impresed me very much with his clean-cat manly qualitii'. Thousands of automobiles were over loaded with people and the tops of numbers of massive stone monu meut in the Tuillerles and the Pal ace ii j la Concorde were crowded With American soldiers on leave, 'who had climbed there in order to see. Even the artistic and extra ordinary tall lamp posts supported onlookers, one of which took pictures from his vncomfortable but useful seat As the parade passed a ; eater number ni airplanes than befoio flew over the marchers, but now they performed all kinds of stunts tail spining, flying upside down, . racing over tree tops, etc., all for the pur pose of making the day nmre im pressive; and incidentally rev binding the people that it was the ability of airmen that gieatly assisted in bring- iag the war to an end. It was like watching a three-rlngi circue eo much to see at once. I know what I saw and how I felt but a descrip tion of my feelings is impossible. After the parade had passed Pres ident Poincaire, Marshall Joffre and many other leading men, including a refined-loking, well-dressed, silk hatted Colored gentleman, walked from the grand stand and pasrM through a sort of court of ho .or made up of soldiers who salute'd them as they walked. The Colored gentle man, I am told, is a member of the Ttouse of Deputies which, sjts at Farts. After the parade I started for my hotel. For a while I got along ftirly well, but when I reached the Ru Royale I found myself In the middle of the Btreet and in the midst of the greatest crowd of people I have ever seen In one saitare. I did not dsre get on the sld v.valk for there one was in danger of having his life rushed out axainst the massive stone buildings. I shall not attempt to doscrlhe tne size the crowd or how difficult, it was to get tbrodghl and peace. The privilege of continuing your government insurance Is a valuable right given to you as part, of the compensation for your heroic and triumphant services. If you permit the Insurance to lapse, you lose that right and you will never be able to regain It But if you keep - up your present insurance by the regu lar payment of premiums you will be ablo to change it into a standard Government policy without medical examination. Meantime you keep up your present Insurance at substanti ally the same low rate. The Govern ment will write ordinary lite Insur ance, twenty-payment life, endow ment maturing at age 62, and other usual forms of Insurance. This will be Government Insurance at Govern ment rates. The United States Government through the Bureau of War Risk In surance of tho Treasury Depart ment will safeguard you and your loved ones with the spirit and pur pose of a Republio grateful to Its gallant defenders. To - -avail your self of this protection, you must keep up your present Insurance. Carry back with you to civil life, as an aid and an asset, the continued insurance protection of the United States Gov ernment Hold on to Uncle Sam's Insurance. W. G. McADOO, Sec'y. FLANS FOR TUSKEGEE CONFER EXCE ASSUME SHAPE. Tuskogee, Ala., Jan. lL-r-Announce-tbat Bishop Thomas F. Gallor of Memphis, Tennessee whose liberal expressions on race relations have been so hartenlng to the' Colored people, will be one of the principal speakers at the Tuskegee' Negro Con ference insures an interesting and helpful discussion of the various problems growing out of the demob ilization of the Negro soldiers and their re-absorption into arteries of industry and farming. Other speakers Include Hon. Brad ford Knapp, of the U. 8. Department of Agriculture, Dr. Geo. E. Haynes of the Department of Labor and Mr. Emmett J. Scott, Special Assistant to the Secretary of War. This will be the Twenty-eighth Annual Conference and there Is every indication that the attendance will be the largest perhaps ever as sembled for these Annual Meetings. Mr. Nola Ellen Jackson, was a pleasant caller Monday. She not only reads The Express herself, but paid for U to be sent to Mrs. Girtie S''.ii of McKlnney. Suffice it to say that for a half hour I struggled and pushed and Bhovel and when I did get ihrough I found that I had traveled Just one square. At seven o'clock I had dinner and immediately thereafter took a walk along the Boulevard Des Camic'nes. There again I struggled with the crowds. Up and down 'he streets passed all kinds of smali parades French, Italian and Armenian soci eties and boy scouts. One such crowd I saw was made .:p of soldiers of all the Aires. At the head of It was a canon, which had been taken from the exhibit oi thousands of cap tured German airplanes, cannon ftnd machine, guns in the Tuillerles which was pulled by a great num ber of men ai d on it was seated an American soldier waving the Stars and stripes and yelling for 'all he was vjorth, TonfetU was being thrown by huuJreds of people and soldiers of all nations kissed the girls, a privelege which I iwas told was reserved ft"1 the soldiers only. Once a girl waj caught, no matter how she screamed . and struggled, she was released only when she had been kissod. On many street corners were musiclans singing and playing beautiful songs . dedicated to the Allies and the President of the United States. At one corner I saw two young women carrying an American soldier who continually grt ted the people with "Vive IA France." When I reached the middle of a square, on my way home, I suddenly found my self encircled with several young women and some- soldiers who for a few seconds ran around me and sang while I stooditt the center. In a short while I reached my hotel. I was very tired and Intended to retire immediately. As I opened the door I was preeted by a happy host of French, English and Belgian reople who Insisted that I Join in the celebration.. This I did retiring at midnight "r.U in." Such was the celebration of the deliverance of Aloace-Lorrr:!"".es. Itespectiully, WM.-STEVEN? ON. HIT IIEGW) Oil .'. JAIME CilflEE NATIONAL COMMITTEE ADOPTS RESOLUTIONS ON DEATH OF FORMER PARTY LEADER. ' DEMOCRATS SCORED. RE TURN OF RAILROADS DEMANDED. Chicago, Jan. 10. Acting on a sug gestion made by Chairman Will H. Hays, the Republican National Com mittee at its meeting here today de cided to appeal to the Republicans of tho country to erect a permanent memorial to Theodore Roosevelt, It Is planned to raise the necessary funds by popular subscription. The character of the memorial will be decided upon by a special com mittee, of -which W. B. Thompson of Yonkers, N. , Y., is ' chairman. The other member will be named by Chairman Hays later. After representatives from every State had delivered addresses on the death of Roosevelt, the meeting adop ted a resolution presented by Nation al Committeeman John T. King of Connecticut. The resolution said in part: The Republican party mourns the passing of Theodore Roosevelt, In an hour of difficulty and danger he has -fallen like a twarrier in battle, leaving a place in national and In ternational leadership which can not be filled. The truest tribute it is possible to pay to his memory is in the pledge that his party, the Re publican party, shall remain true to the Ideals of Americanism and of special advancement with which his name will forever be . linked, and for which throughout his useful ca reer he struggled with such heroic and inspiring ardor and devotion. Indorses Woman Saffrage, History will place his name , with those Iwho have sacrificed greatly in humanity's behalf. Under the leadership of Abraham Lincoln, the Republican party proved its loyalty In a supreme crisis in the life of f ie Republic. Undor the leadership of Theodore Roosevelt the Republican party proved that as a party out of power it could rise to the same high level of devoted service and by its patri otic course insure complete national unity in support of the country's cause. All be had to give he gave to his country. His gospel of Americanism is today the heritage of his country men. ' His message to all pat-lots, could rROF. H. S. THOMTSOJf, JfA'lHE MATICAX AND EDUCATOR WORKED SEVEN TEARS IN ORGANIZING AND ARRANGING NEGRO HIGH SCHOOL OF DAL LAS. He Raises the Grade of the School From Srd to 4th Year, Former Sup erintendent Deaf, D-imb and Blind Institute at Austin. By N. W. Harlee. There are three objects that we have seen in our daily rounds, and I In our travels. The first speaks the language of the silent marble; the second, tells of the deeds and exploits in bronze and granite; defying the elements and the insatiate tooth of time, and the third, the achievements of ;ae living man, whether in private life or on the t ?.ttle fiW The na tions seek to perpetuate the memory of great characters as criterlans and land marks that will serve' as guides for generations, unborned. On a prominent street In the city Washington, is a monument erected by the Colored people of the United States, a most wonderful monument, one speaking with four millions ton gues, t jT this monument represents that .many speaking persons, it speaks the language suffering, silent, it tells the long night through which we have come; dumb, it proclaims the rugged pathway over which we we have walked with bleeding feet, as we come up from U domain of slavery to the loalms of free men. The leading character in this monu ment Is a Negro youth fettered with chain and manacled as to his ankles, sitting a be-seechlng posture, and standing In f"nt of him is the mar velous st-.tue of the Immortal Abra ham Lincoln, with his strong right hand stretched above the slave's bare head, whilo another character standing near with a slodre hammer ready to break asunder the chains that bind '.his youth and nt the fell stroke ci the gigantic tammor, the DALLAS MB III CLASS A 1 he hut speak, would be, regardless of the new-made gap In the ranks, "Carry on. Carry on." Therefore, in the spirit of Wash ington and Lincoln and Rooselvet, the Republican party will go forward ever forward that the cause of lib erty, fraternity and American nation ality may be advanced and "govern ment by the people, of the people, for the people, may not perish from the earth." Tho committee re-affirmed the par ty's lndorsemnt of woman suffrage and urged Congress to pass the con stitutional amendment for suffrage and Republican State Legislatures to ratify the same when it is sub mittded to thiem for action. Louisiana Kegro Seated. Membors of the committee applaud- ed speeches attacking the Democratic National Administration for what was termed its Socialistic tendencies and . demanding that the railroads be turn ed back to their owners (without un necessary delay. Chairman Hays was given a vote of confidence by the members and authorized to name an executive and other committees at his discretion. Mrs. Medlll McCormlck of Illinois, chairman of the woman's executive committee, read a long report out lining plans for women's organiza tion in every State and for the ac tive participation of tho women in the national affairs of the party in the fature. The committee settled a contest over the national committeeship in Louisiana, Republican national con vention In 1916, by seating Emll Kuntz, a Negro, F. C. Labit was the unsuccessful contestant. Both fac agreed to abide by the decision of the committee. The names of possible candidates frr President most persistently men tioned in informal gossip today were Gen. John J. Pershing, Gen. Leonard Wood, Gov. Frank O. Lowden of Il linois, Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio and Senator Hiram Johnson of California. The members of the committee stated it was too early to discuss the claims of indldates. voice of Lincoln bids the oppressed slave to rise. We rvrer can forget this object lesson, .or it tells the story of three centuries of night as we merge into day. Leaving Washington, we rush on to the great city of New York, and here study conditions, visit the churches, mingle freely with the laboring people, talk k1 classes, and visit the many or at least some of the many objects of interest with a hired guide, and among these places, was one of the greatest cemetarios he Li .', certain rating, and had to be worth at least ten thousand dollars, but this was not a surprise to vs, for there was another surprise ' In store, one that we can never forget It was the great granite shaft erected to the memory of the soldiers who had died to perpetuate the Union, we mean Negro soldiers, but his did not surprise us u much, for there was still another surprise in store, it was the pictures of the mothers of these bra.e men who died tfcat others might live. Our guide left us to idolize the women in marble, representing the great women who gave birth to these brave men whoe ashes rest beneath the mighty shaft of granite. What sLoll we say of the achieve ments of the living man who has ac ted well his part, and has made a pathway through the mountain to the city which he has builded. , "Ren der unto Ceasar the thin that are Ceasar's." Christ, the greatest teach er says. We now "wish to render unto Pro fessor H. S. Thompson, the merits and enlevements that are peculiarly his, his by actions, his by accom plishments, his purpose and motives. It was this one man who laid out the plan of the Negro K!.rh chool of this city. Mr. Thompson succeeded Professor Manzllla, the polished scholar, versed in science and a wide range of research, in a word, a vvi of letterc. But Mr. Thompson wis handicapped, not having a high (Continutil.ou page 4.) ft; 4 .u. 1 si f "4 tf.