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- -.T'.-v:. .., J t GOODtflH XIBEARIAS UNITE B3ITX OF TEUS PRICE 10 CENTS CS? , . . READ THE : W Assignment of Colored : M Teachers on Page 8. J ! and i ... m 'I "Ampnra s most Dishnrv 1 - tive Weekly." j j irjfc iri---i afcif" tfc " 1 Hh " 11 .,' "" i" 1 aT u Foondod by W. B. King. The Republican Party Is The Bhip, All Else Is The Sea." Fred Douglas. PEH ANNUM $3.00, VOL. 27, No. 49. THE DALLAS EXPRESS. DALLAS, TEXAS,' SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, lV-iO. PRICK TKJt CENTS. M 9fMl Trr HIE HUB STAT 11! mm 53 H. CAPERS SAYS IN ACCEPTING NOMI NATION THAT "NO MAN IS FIT TO BE GOVERNOR OF ANY STATE WHO IS CA PABLE OF INSULTING HELPLESS RACE." H. Capers, nominee of the "black and tan" faction of the Republican party fur Ouvernur, gave it a state ment Saturday accepting the nomina tion. He Bald he la In complete ac cord with the objects, purports and platform declarations of the conven tion. In the course of his statement he' also said: "1 am a Republican. 1 am willing to be dubed a "black and tan Re publican," If that phrase Is used to convey the Idea of what kind of He publican principles I stand for. Years ana 1 made up my mind that foV parties as well as for' individuals, honesty is the best policy and that there is no argument In slander, no statesmanship in prejudice, nor noth ing to be gained in arraying class against class or race against race. 'The rule of my political life has been to allow every cltlKe-n the same right which I claimed for myself. Kvery good man and woman, every patriot, every lover of the 'human race will wish Ihut all citizens be given even-handed Justice before the law and no citizen should ask for more or get less. "The Republican party Is the fruit of many age"s of self-sacrlfire and devotion. The Republican party came of every good thing ever done in tills .country. It is the blossom and fruit of America's best endeavor. In crder to make a Republican you have t to have achoolhouses, churches, newspapers and magazines. A tru" Republican knows that all Just gov ernment Is bused on the consent 01 the governed; and that all persons, white or black, who meet the require ments of a good citizen must be alforded equal protection Delore the law and given his politicul, civil, In dustrial, educational and religious right as guaranteed by the Const'. ' tution of the lilted States. This, therefore, leaves no plank in a Re publican platform upon which gen tlemen may stand who boldly an noenee that the Republican partv in a "white man's part' and that Col ored men shall not be allowed to at tend Its conventions or that Colored men shall not sit in Its councils. The platform of the Republican party Is - n broad as humanity, ail men ami Vntnen, white, black, red and yellow, can stand on a Republican platform. "The Terrell election law is not defended as legislation kept on the statute books in good morals, but to prevent, so Its friends say, 'Negro domination.' To my mind this is a bad argument, and Is equal to saying It is right to rob Peter to pay Paul. Nix or seven hundred thousand Col ored men and women can not dominate over 6.U'j(),0('0 white people. I am no A. M. E. Bishop Spoke at National Business League. (Associated Negro Press.) , Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 9. Bishop E. Jones of New Orleans. In his final summing up of the work of the twenty-first annual meeting of the National Negro lltisine.es League which was held in Philadelphia, from August 18 to 21 said: "The twelve million Negroes of America now have a deeper uppreci I'tlon than thev have ever hud nefoi of the value of the economic and soolal life of the Nation. Indeed, thy havo a deer cr appreciation of the fine men and women that the race has pro duced. American Negroes have to-lay, a firmer faith that right makes migh We. shall all work, contend and pray until the Christian barrier are broken down. This has been the "-.est session of the National Negro Business League." Dr. Moton, principal of Tuskcgce Institute, who had Just previously teen re-elected by heartv ".cclamntlcii as president of the League, thanked the great audience of delegates and friends of Negro Business progress for the tine spirit of co-operation and good, will which they had shown Uiroii.h ut the interestng and val uable threc-it:t- ircarar.j. TUB l.KAtiUI'."! SKItVK'l'.. James C. Napier of Nashville, Tenn.. the League'i honorary president, spoke on "The Aim, the Growth and tho Achievement t tin National Netjro JJvines League." He said: "Dr. Pooker T. Washington. wh. organized the League -twenty years ago, although men delcared It would fall, had faith !r. the ability of the Negro race to make progress in bus iness He has a real vision. Spread eagle' oratory was pet aside. Men and women were encouraged to lay bare the struggles of ,,thelr souls. Th'. efforts of obscure men Were clearly demonstrated. "In 19i)0, when Dr. Washington sum moned a score of men to attend the first meeting In Boston, there were few Negroes engaged in business pur nilts. Negro business stocks were diminutive. Negro business men's ex perience was enrcumperibed. Today, Negro buslnos men and womer. com pare favorably with other man nr women In business. "In HIOO, for example. Negro real estate dealers doing large business could have been enumerated on the fingers of one hand. They were handling property worth a few thous and dollars. Now Negro read estate men art handling millions of dollars worth of property. During this meet ing a Negro real estate man within a very short time put through a J30.000 deal. , "In 1900 Net-ro theatres were prac tically unthought of. Since then grant progress has been made In building Negro theatres; the beauty culture industry has grown rapidly; farmers have learned the value of applying science to their work: the chain slore Idea i now developing. In 1900 there was one Negro bank. Today there are 72. Mississippi Baptists Close State Convention. (Associated Negro Prea. Scooba. Mis. Sept. 9. The Negro State Association closed It annual convention last Sunday with Impress ive ceremonies. Hundreds of dele gates wore In- attendance from all section of the State. Dr. W. K. Johnson of Oklahoma and several white Baptist, minister we.re present and inada stirring addresses. A WEAK OR I lover or hater of the Colored race and I do not believe any man fit for the gaivernorshlp of this great State who I capable of insulting a weak, unff.rtunat" and ro-iplo.es rare of people. 1 shall be the Governor of all the people, and 1 mean this In the broadest sense of the meaning of my words. "Let's make xexas the happiest, brightest spot on earth: with less laws ind more gospel, with less war and more peace, with more corn anil cotton and less primary elections, lest politics, with more happy home and children ana less renters, piore churches and schools and less pen itentiaries arid jails; last out not least, we want more economy and letiS taes. "Iubor is no longer looked upon ns a commodity, submitted to iror law of supply and demand. A fal wage covering not only the bare necessities of life, but a margin for education, recreation, the bringing up of a family, the mental growth of th.; individual and his dependents, is the least that the working man can re ceive. i "Capitalists already declare their conviction that the time is past when laii;e fortunes could bo built In a short time by fair or foul means. Public control will inoie end more b. set up against- It. Labor will not allow it and the new social ln'tnage .uent with a sense o'.' responsibility toward others. "Congress ctme to the rescue of our banking systi m when it estanllsheJ the rc.-iorinl bank and Federal loan ing hanl.s IhriMghoi't the c.iuntiv. Jiut present-day bjnks may be a-eld to huve punitive and negative ldis. the positive having to do with rtnosit4, the negative with loans. 1 favor tni. et.iblisliiui lit of people,, onrk wheie men and women with small means and credits nviy be cared for. "Three problems of first importance face the Texas farmer. These are, In order of their relative importance, (1) the high price of land. (2) tht hlfch price of labor and '(3) the high cost 3t equipment replacement. What the farmer wants the com-uiner to see and and to see so clearly that ho will admit the logic of the situation of which call for price, for his farm products that shall cover the neces sary cost of production, including In teresti on Investment. preant-da wages for those employed on farms Including the owner and his family, and In addition, a sinking fund suffi cient to cover replacement, charges, and to provld ) for the steady expan sion of the business to meet the con sumptive demands of the day. I fa vor rendering the farmer all. proper legislative asslstantance to enable him to protect the fruit of his pro duction Texans Are Elected to High Masonic Offices at Cincinnati. Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. 9, 1920. A special Pullman party of 33 Masons and Masonic ladies represent ing, almost, every department of Masonry, lei t Fort Worth Friday af tcrnoon at t:30 A. M. arriving at .St. Louis Saturday evening, f ur car was attached to . a special Masonic train - of 12 coachos and sleepers. We arrivef at Cincinnati. Sunday at 1:30 P. M. Briefly, there were 20 special Ma sonic trains from different sections of the country. IS Urand Masters attended the U. M. Conference and IV Gianl Pulrons and Grand Matrons were in the conferene i of the Kastcrr Star representing Hlxty-flve tlousaml Masons and 40,000 Eastern Stars. There were 5.000 Mystic tjhrinera and over 4,000 Knights Templar in Uni form In parades and drill, with 8 large bras bands. Ir. the distribj tion of offices ?exas was not over looked. Noble Kdw. Loving of Fort Worth va;- unanimously re-elected to the olllce of Imperial Ceremonial Master of the Imperial Divan of Mystic blnine of Noolh and South Amerba. Mrs. Ed. Loving was le elected Captain of Daughters of Iris: Mrs. Kllen Hampton of Fort Worth van elected 3rd Lieutenant of thv Heroine-s of the Crusaders; Rev. A. W. Edwards, G. H. P. of Royal Arch Masons of Texas, was elected 8rd Vice-president of the Council of Grand High Prieite of the United Stales and Canada, and J. C. Scott, Grand Patron of Masonic Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star of Texas was elected M. V., Inter state Urand Association Patron for the united States and Canada. All or these are subjoct to promotion, if they attend the meetings in the fu ture; but if one fails to attend, he or she los; the opportunity ana breaks the chain of promotion. There was lots of business transact ed for tho further good of the Order and a most pleasant time was had by all. llro. Loving had charge of the crowd going from Texas, and llro. D. A. Oliver had charge comlmfc back. Returning, we urrived in Fort Worth at 10 Vclock Sund.iy night in our special car and special ateendart, the famous Lon hampti.n. the Pullman expert, who oarri-d us there and brought us back with no visible mark of God's or man's displeasure. We go to Washington in 1922. Come go with us. Doctors' , Association Closes . Atlanta Meeting. (Ass -elated "Negro Press ; Atlanta. Ga., Sept. 9. The National Medical Association held It Twenty second Annual session on August 2-i. 25, 26, 27. A large representation from every section of the United States expected. Tne local com mittee made expensive preparations for the. reception of the physicians and visitors to the meeting. Newport News Will Have Ne- .gro High School Newport. News. V I5ent. v9. A new Colored Hlifh School has been as sured tho Colored people of this city y the local school board. The school will b housed Ir a separate build ing with a Celord prlnclp.il and corps of teachers. A. F. Williams, secretary of tho loca' Colored Y. M. C. A., has been an enthusiastic worker for th sch'iol. i 1 NATIONAL WOMAN" . j? , , . 1 NORTH CAROLINA MOB LYNCHES NEGRO prisoner: ... ... .. Frivolous Charge Produced to Give Mob Chance to Get Revenge For Former Failure. Greensboro, N. C, Spt. 9. The sulk ing sentiment that has prevailed at Graham since the failure of a mob of hoodlums to lynch three innocent Negroes following Die quick action of Gov. Blckett In sending troops to the scene and which resulted in the kill ing of a member of !th mob and the wounding of several others In their attempt to storm the jail where the Negroes were confined following their arrest on suspicion of having attacked a swltc woman seemed to end today When a young Negro was picked up on suspicion by Sheriff Storey who allowed a mob to take the prisoner Into a nearby tlcket and riddle his body with bulletin . ' The horidlum element of Alamance county of which Graham is the county seat, . were determined to' avenge the duth of tho.e of their ilk who were fired upon, by the sol diers while they were attempting to lynch the three Negrodj several weeks sgo and their thirst for-blood caused them to pick up 1 Negro on the flim siest charge and take his life. The hamc of the Negro lynched was John Jeffries and the charge against him was attacking a four year eld white child, at ten o'clock, broad open daylight, near the child's home. Statement given out by local white citizens who are denouncing the action of the mob on every side and who have expressed determina tion to assist the governor in every' way in apprehendinw the guilty par ties, despite the statement of the sheriff that he. did not. recognize one of them, are that the Negro was pass ing the home where the child lived when the child oegan icrylng 'due to having fallen. The ' mother of the child, .attracted by the crlest, arrived just In time to see the Negro dis appear and in an excited manner gave an alarm that her child had been Injured "by a nigger." The young Negro, frlght-med as the result and knowing the sentiment that had existed In the count'y for several weeks, ran in ever direction "sarklnR protection,, and wiien ' found in the waiting room of the station by the sheriff, protested his innocence of having committed any crime. Sheriff Storey was well aware of he plans of the mob and realized t the mob was marching on the iail when he opened the doors of the jail, marched to the courthouse sev eral blocks away. Tho story as given by Sheriff Storey is as follows: "At three o'clock this afternoon, mv six assistants and myself, started with Jeffries to the courthouse one block away. A mob formed around us and the prisoner. There was a sudden surge forward and In the twinkling of an eye, the prisoner had been taken from us and placed In an automobile and rushed away. "There was not a shot fired, not even a gun drawn during the minute scuffle between the mob and officers." Sheriff Storey said tonight that re sistance would have been folly as the mob was made up of between 25 and 50 determined men. There -were at least 150 additional men nearby whose srmpathies were with the mob, he stated tonight. He said, he did not know anyone in the mob. The lynching occurred on almost he Identlcnl spot whfre James Ray. fell mortally wounded during the battle between a masked mob and the Durham machine gtin company guarding the Alamance county jail, on the night of July 19. Alabama Pythians Held An nual Session. (Associated N'grc Pr"s.) , Birmingham, Ala. Sept. 9 The Ne gro Knli hts of Pythias of this state held their Thirty-third annual ses sion last week :it the Pythtian Temrle. The public exercises were held "n the Sixteenth street Baptist Church and the principal addresses of the wee! vere made by Supremo Chanclloi- 8 W. Gren of New Orleans and Grand Chancellor R. A. Blount. The Grani Conn of Calanthe heW Its meetings at the Sardls Baptist Church. St. Louis Elects Negro Ward ' Committeeman. St. Louis, Mo.. Sept. 9. The Repub Means of the Seventeenth Ward ile'Ud Hrnest Patillo, a Negro ward com mitteeman Inst Saturday In the piac ..f Frank M Slatr. a white man who had hold the po-dtion for i-verol ears. It Is rumored ihat the Farmer-Labor Partv In the Twelfth Dis trict Intend to nominate a Negro to oppose Congressman Dyer the present member from the district. THOUSANDS OF WHITE AND NEGRO LONGSHOREMEN EN GAGE IN DOCK RIOT IN NEW YORK. New York, Sept. 9. Again th steamship lines running south and the Neirroes brought north to b'cak the water shore strik-i figured n -the news of tho day. The first page of all the evening papers are covered with th new if riot ana striKe throughout the city. More than 2.000 white and KHrr longshoremen en. 'aged In a pitched battle at Pier No. 50, North River, which required police reserve 'rom all precinct stations along the v-ale. front to quell. Traffic was suspended in West street for a'most an hrur. and the water-rhen, flirhtlng savagely with hooks, sticks, stones and fists, were watched by thousands In near by office buildings. Frank Brown, a Negro 50 years e.ld. I.i In St. Vincent's Hospital with a possible fracture of the skull from being stoned and lieaten. Charles Budaka. 44 years old, It U alleged, wa one of a gang of white le.ngshoremen whose earlier attack upon Brown and seven other Negroes pi e ir.itsied the trouble. !f was ar rested charged with assault. ,;; ..... ..... H. CAPERS, J: r-' i . Black bnd Ttui . ror uorernor.- GOV. BICKETT WOULD PROVIDE FOR NEGROES OF N.C. Proposes Many Improved Fa cilities But Declares in Ask ing That Whites JIust be Su perior. Raleigh. N. C. Sept. 9. 4 oemmis sion of five members, to be appointed either by the General Assembly or by the Geiverhor, to study necessary leg islation for the Negroes of the State and present the matter intelligently hel'oie the 1921 legislature, was pio poscd by Governor Bicke-tt yesterday In a special ire-ssnee to the General Assembly the seventh In tho series of messages transmitted to that body by the Governor. The white man's obligation, "to pro tect the Negro in his life and property id to help and encourage him In the pursuit of the happiness' demands. Governor Bickett pointed out, the establishment of a reformatory for N'egro boys, the establishment of a Negro tubercular hospital, the 'estab lishment of a Negro teacher train ing school, and the amendment of transportation laws that will secure to the Negro safer and more sanitary accommodations when he rides on tho ralna. Governor Bickett has no Idea of recommending the abandonment of Jim Crow regulations. "It Is abso lutely necessary to the peace and happiness of both races for whites and blacks to ride In separate cars he maintains, but when the Negro pays the same fare as the white man. Governor Bickett thinks he is en titled to ride in a car equally safe and equally as sanitary. The Governed ' message follows: "Last year I heard a Negro bishop say in a public address1 that the Ne gro had accepted . the white man's God and knew no othe-r. We owe It to that God and to the civilization we have builded on his will to deal Justly with a tribe of his children less fortunate than ourselves. "In North Carolina we have defi nitely decided that the happiness of both races requires that white gov- (Continued on page elgbt). At about half-past nine o'clock I lion white longshoremen, returning to work for the So.uthern Pacific Steamship Company at Pier No. 50. found 500 Negroes at work on thej ship El Capitan. to which they had ben assigned. Bad blood existing be tween the whiles and Negroes ever slnee the importation of the latter contributed to the failure of the recent Mlke shov ed instantly. Attempt wa made bv foreman to keep both forces at work by placing them on different part of the pier, but growing friction reached a cilsls when eight Negroes, on their way to Pier No. 48 .were attacked by a group of whites. Seven of the Ne groes fled, but Brown, according to the police was captured and made the target for the stones the nttackers had provided thi-mselve with from a nearby building in course of con struction. Word of Brown's plight spread quickly among the Negree on- the HI Capitan anel they rushed on mase to his roseue. As the columns of Nc groe converged upon the fight the m S COUNCIL OF C ,.:...::...0-.;.v-; ,TS :.-.:; ..... , ... .. .... j ...... .,JV- X BeBubUcafi Nomine . ' i. FIRST GRAND LODGE OF LOYAL FRIENDS IS HELD. J. H. Hunt is Re-elected Grand Master. Will Meet in Denison Next Year. The first state Grand Lodge and Palace, of the Loyal Friends of Amer lea, convened August, 24 to 27, at the Loyal Friends of America hall, 2413 1-2 Elm street, Dallas, Texas, Tuesday August 24th, at 4:00 P. m. Grand Master J. W. Hunt, sounded the gavel, which called to order the first session of the Loyal Friend of America, this was a preliminary ses sion, for the purpose of appointing a committee on rulo and a committee on credentials, after the appointment of these committees, the session ad journed. All comrades were instructed to be present at Mt Rose Baptist church at 8:30 P. M., where the open ing piogram was to be rendered, but owing to a heavy down pour of rain this program was not carried oat. - Wednesday morning at 9:00 o'clock the machinery of thd Grand Lodge and Palace was set in motion, all Grand Officers, and a number of del egates from various Darts of the btate being present, the Grand Master declared the secsion opened. Reports of committee, were read, and the regular routine of business was car i led out. The Grand Lodge and Pal ace then adojurned for dinner. Wednesday night et 8:30. the Grand Annual Sermon was preached at Mt Rose Baptist jf hurch. by Comrade Rev.- H. Campbell? State Grand Bish op of Fort Worth, Texas. The afternoon session was called at 2:00 P. M., after the opening of the evening session, Grand Master .1. W. Hunt, made some remarks touching on the work that the order had accomplished in the shoit space of eleven months; sffr which. Com rades R. C. Clark of Fort Worth, Mrs. W. H. Maxey of Waco. E. C. Cooper of Greenville, and a number of others made some very Interesting remarks. Mr. Henry Bureh of Dallas blind man, was Introduced by tho Grand Master; he made some very timely lemarks and presented flowers to the Grand Master, and the Grand Lodge and Palace. The Grand Irfidt,c and Palace called on Prof. E. C. Coop er to respond to Mr. Burch, which he (Continued on pai?e eight). white longshoremen lai nched a coun ter attack and instantly West street was a solid muss of a full 2,000 bat tling men. Two lone partolmen from tht Charles Street Station on dutv wee brushed as'de like cl.ips. Thev sent In a riot call to their station, which was answered by ('apt, William J. Clark and reserves. Finding his force powerle;ss before the fighting mas of longshoremen. Captain (.'lark sent In an emergency alarm to the Old Slip and Beach Street S'itl-Mii, which responded with every available man. After three-quarters of an hour the police finally gat the situation in hand dispersing the whites and driving the Negroes back to the iiouthcrn Pacific pier. Lat -r the Southern Paelflo Steam ship Company official smuggled a. 1 1 their Negro workers to the Ninth avenue station of the elevated and sent them home for the dav. Fol lowing thl they announced thit the loading of the El Capitan would , he resume-d later with vhite labor. CHURCH M: . REPRESENTATIVES PRESENT FROM MAJORITY OF CONFERENCES IN CON NECTION. BISHOP COTTRELL AND OTHER GENERAL OFFICERS PRESENT DURING MEETING. By Mr. G. L. Boswcll. Much work was accomplished by devoted missionaries of the Women' Connectlonal Council which wa In session at Evening Chapel C. M. E. Church last week. A large crowd witnessed tho opening session and continued' In attendance thrpughout the week. The devotional exercise were con ducted by Mrs. M. L. Bullock, pray er by Mis Annl Clark. Enrollment continued, CommltU-es on literature and finance were appointed. Report of Annuul Conference I'rral . dent. The following named conferences re ported at the 1st day's session: West lexaa Conference, .Mrs. Clurlsa Wll lams. President, 0.60: North Ala bama Conference, Mrs. T. H. Mcken zie. President, $47.00; New Orleans Conference Mrs. L. A. Green, $30.00, North Mississippi Confere'nce, Mrs. ll K. Johnson. jtnO.OO; Muskogee Con- wre?ceVn Mr8' T' A' Orlffin, $15.00; West Tennessee Conference, $11.00 Tennessee Conference, $10.00; South tin (!!""., Conference. . Mrs. Lawrence, $10.00; East Texa. Conference, Mrs. Annl. Clark. $10.00; Louisiana Confer ?S 1U ":,A Southwest Arkansas conference $10.00- East Mississippi Conference. Miss M. M. Hunt, $10.00' an.l Memphis Conferences M r. ' n8oUlhw7.t,aeorKa conference J? imaraih W""n"'. -50: South east Illinois, Mrs. Wheeler. $6.00; West Kentucky Conference, Mrs. M, L. topeland. $5.00; Central Texa Con ference. S.t)0; Little Rock Conference. Mrs Cora Davis, $5.00; Central Texas Conforence.$6.ttu; UUJe Rock ConHSr ence Mis, Cora . Davis, . $5.00: Texa Conference, $5.00. . . Ananul Conference Keiu-eaeatrei. Thirty Conferences renresentd with heMnro"r"e,li .of 54 delegates em .i? f. f!X EPl"copal dloces. Bishop Has Cottrall of the third Episcopal Dloces, Doctor J. K. Bray, Sec retary of Education; J. H. Moore, Secre ary of Missions; T. H. Copeland See'retary of Superannuated preachers widow and orphans department, wen introduced and spoke , words of en couragement and highly endorsed th work of the Connectlonal Missionary meeting. . The evening was largely devoted tO a THimhnr nf ..... 1 " . j - r ........I,, esuuresses, I responses, all of which were rcspon-'j Alleged Slayer of Missourian to Die. Osslning. N. Y., Sept. 9 Tie largest watermelon obtainable on the Ix-al market will feature the last dlnne of Frank Kelly, Negro murderer, known to the police from coast to coast, who is condemned to die In the electric chair at Sing Sing prison. Still hopeful of a reprieve, Kelly or dered, inaddltiein to the melon, roast chicken, French fried potato a. coffi o, biscuits and milk. Kelly was convlctfVl of slaying Catherine Dunn, a housemaid. In Bioiklyn, last Christmas. According to the nuthf-rlllc of Srr;ne?eld, Mo., he Is the same Negro, known as Bus Cain, 'ho escaped from a Jail there fcurt-cn years ai,o while a mob wa seeking his life for murder of Thomas Roark, a civil wor veteran. R'-urk was rohned and pmrdered on tho campus of Drury College In Springfield, and Cain together will, another Negro named Bill Allen, vus arrested and charged with the crime. Two day later a white wonvn wan rttacked and two Negre.es were chare -ed with the crime. Later a mob stormed the jail seeking the four Ne groes, and, in the confuilcn, Cain, managed to escapj. After hiding In a cave near Spring field ho wont to Lot Angeles, where be was arrested, but released n'ter Joseph W. Folk, Governor of Mlssour' at that lime, declined to sign extra dition papers, saying he feared mob violence if Cain was returned to t'.c slate Cain then knocked around the world as a seaman and longsherem-in un til, coming to New Ybi k. he aesumed the name of Kelly. He murdered Catheilne Durn while she wan trying to prevent him from looting, her em ployers home Mail Gerk is Held on Rob bery Charge. Valdnsta. Ga., Sept. 9. Quite . number of postal mysteries which hav. for more than a year w-.rricel post office Inspectors are expo tert to be cleared up through the arrest in Macon of William A. Muxlu, a Col ored railway mall clerk, who has for a number of years run between Vsl dosta and Macon and whose retld.ince la in Valdosta. For more than a year money and other valuable have had a .vter lou -habit of disappearing from the mails in this part of the state, the Thera are records of a number ot sum total of them In money amount ing up into thousands of dollars, those of mail disappearing nresum ably while in transit or. the Valdosta Macon run and officer have spent ninny weary hour In efforts to r-n down the guilty party. Slowly the threads are worked out, .lust as I'nc'e bam always workq ;here is n-ve.r a let up, no matter horn forlorn the hope of success may be. those post office authorities work and work. Postofflce inspector. ' J. L. Pember ton this week placed four on" dol lar bills In an envelope and addressed it to a persem presumably In Tlfton. H went tin Mar.ie' train. The letter wa a special delivery and the party to whom it was addressed was to notify another Inspector In 'Macon If the letter failed to arrive. The let ter was not .n.llvered, and the In xpeetors were notified In Mac n and when Mazie's train arrived, two in soertiri. quietly took him Into cim todav. Tho four one dollar bills, marked, were found in his pocket MEETS ded to by Bishop Ella Cottrell. ttreand Day Meulea. The devotional exercise was con ducted by Rev. Mr. Bullock and Fan nie Waterford, concluded- Dr. Cole man, Presldont, made an address on "The dress and conduct becoming missionary women, who in turn In troduced Bishop Cottrell who spoke to the subject of prejudice, and hi argument wa strong ard MiceaDle. Following the address, Mr. Burch of Dallas was presented bearing a large bomiiiet of flowers and asked Mr. E , B. Williams to present them to hi' president, whr In turn presented th :.'.; to the bishop, general officers, sec retaries and reporters. The president then delivered her Annual Address. The special feature of the after- -noon session, was an old time class ' meeting conducted by Mrs.- L. I). Mt: Afee and Rev. .Mrs. Bt.lloik. in which the .Holy Ghost was man i rent ud. Dr. E. F. II. Amps of Munkoge preached at night, while- the devo tional was conducted bv Dr. J. R. Starks and Dr. Jones of Oklahoma City. . Third Iar Se-uloa. Friday wa devoted to greeting ' by the M. K. church Sotitth and hear ing of reports. Addresses were de livered by doctors Stouts and Bray. Thirty minister and vislteers were Introduced. The afternoon session was followed by a spiritual praise 'car vies. k At night a pageant was pr.-serteei by Madam T. It. Copeland anl Wyatt, which netted $i 04.00. Fourth liny. Thl day' session was given ovef to routine business, followed by tho election at omrerj. The following olllcers were elected for the Incomln, ttr; i Presidont.' I'r. M. E. Coteuian; " First Vine-presid-nt, Hellen H Cobb; Second Vice-preside, t-- Third VIcm- president, Mrs. E. B. WMIiams, Fourth V'iec-presldent, Mr. Eva King; Fifth . Vice-president, Mr. L, C. Whelor' Sixth Vice-president, Mrs. M. I.. Mar tin; Recording secretary. Mr. T. H. MeKenzle; Asslstunt secretary. Mis Williams. Cor. , Secretary, Mr. M. I Copeland; Treasurer, Mrs. C. E. Nel son; Chaplin, Rev, Mr. Bullock. Amount raised wa $552.72. The Con nectlonal Council devoted Sunday morning In a' memorial service In honor of Bishop L. H. Holsey, fol lowed a sermon delivered by Dr. J. H. Moore. Th next meeting will be held in Washington, T). C, in con nection with tho G..-nrnl Conference in 1922. : . Says Democratic Legislation Influenced by Relation to Ne gro. ' Chicago, III, Sept. $. It Is remark able to observe the extremes to which' tho Democrat will go In order to fol low out their policy ot making life hard for the - Colored American. An example of their defeat by a rllibu ter in the closing hoe.r of Congress or the Johnson-Nolan Bill which would afford a living wage to under paid Government employees. The Dem ocratic Senator gave a their reason for the defeat of the bill that it would give the Colored employees, such a porter, charwomen eta the same enumeration granted to white people engaged in similar work for ihe Government Senator Kenyon, speaking of thl un-American display of discrimination said: "Governor Cox and other leading Democrats are making very loud boasts over what they have done for labor. It may not be amiss to call attention to the fact that when tho minimum wage bill, known as the Johnson-Nolan Bill, wa before the the Senate In the closing day of the besBlon It was defeateld by a Demo cratic filibustter led by Senator Under wood, leader of the minority, and ably asslstctd by other Democratic Sen ators, soinn of whom are now prom inent in the same management of the Democratic campaign. The bill affect ed 66.000 under-paid government em ployees. It would also vitalize party platform In favor of a living wage for men and women who toll. It was defeated largely because It applied to Colored employees as well as white. I emerged upon the floor of tho Sen ate, as I charge now, that the Dem ocrats In the Senate led by Senator Underwood, are responsible for It deiVat' Thus In order to keep the Colored governmental employee in a position where he could not meet the Increased ' cost of living, the Democrats kept thousands of whites out of benefits. Special Grand Jury Charges White Assailant With Murder. Lewlsvllle, Ark., Sept. S. A special Gr:inl Jury returned an Indictment charging Clurk Burns, (white) of Stamrs, with first degree murder for having caused the death of Haytice Brazwell, Colored, laat spring. Tue rcirulir Grand Jury which filed Its report reported that !t had no Indictment against Burns. Circuit Judge C. R. Hawnle then demanded the documents In tho case The fore man of the Grand Jury rcpll-d that the napers had been stolen. Judgo Havnle promptly ordered tho Jury discharged and a special one! em paneled. The ipecial Grand Jury "ter threo hour of deliberation, returned the Indictment According to the evidence. Burns and Brazwell were working together in a .nill at Stamps and quarre.ed. They had a fist fight In which Pas well decisively whipped tho white man. Several other employes 3f te mill testified Oat after the fight Burns trird tn borrow a revolver from them and finally succeedd In b trow Ing a knife. It wae testified that h then summoned ths cenMnhle and caused Braiwell' arrest While Bras well was In charge of the constable who wa taking his prisoner to court It was testified that Burr attacked htm with a knife. Infilctlnv wound that caused Bracwell's death.