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is SOMEBODY IS GOING TO GET APf AUTOMOBILE FOR NOTHING, ' YOU MIGHT IP, YOU TRIED. YOU'LL BE SORRY IF YOU DON'T ENTER OUR GREAT. TRIZE CONTEST. Founded by W. E. King. The Republican Party Is The Ship, All Site Is The Sea" Fred Douglas. PER ANNUM 13.00. yol. xxvrn, no. 7. THE DALLAS EXPRESS, DALLAS, TEXAS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2a, 1920. PRICE TEN CENTS. Til ' ' ' "i ' ' " ' '' " ". - ' ' ' ' " ' ' ,' ' ' , ; ' ' '-, FINAL ELECTION REPORT PREPARED BY ASSOCIATED NEGRO PRESS SHOWS HEAVIEST NEGRO VOTE ON RECORD SEVERAL NEGRO CANDIDATES ELECT ED TO STATE OFFICES BY LARGE MA JORITIES. PLANS FOR 1924 NOW BEING CONSIDERED. (By A. N.l P.) Chicago, Nov. 18. The outatandlng fact In the recent election ha been the Important part playedi by our group. The largest number of Race eandldata. ilnce the dlfranch!e- ment law went into effect, were on ticket in various part of the coun- try. The activity of the citizen I an unmistakable sign of their dei termination to get somewhere In American political life. The two candidates for seat in the I'nited State Senate, Hon. W. Ashle T). Hawkins in Mnryland and Hon. J. R. Pollard In Virginia, were de feated. Hawkln received 7.000 vote causing the regular Republican can didate to fall fnr behind the nation al head of the Republican ticket Who got a substantial majority at the hands of the voters. This Is the sec ond time In the history of the state that the Republican party has come out ahead In a national election. Five ! out of six candidates Tor congress were successful. Candidate Haw kins' run for the Senate was the out come of a protest by many prominent Colored Republicans against what they deemed shabby treatment of the reg ular organization In the state of which O. E. Weller, who was elect ' ed. is the titular head and "boss." Pollard'vote In Virginia was a neg ligible quantity but it la believed to have served the purpose of creating a nucleus for a strong organisation of Colored Republican In the state. Virginia furnished a candidate for Congress. H. H. Price in the Rich mond district, who was defeated, and In the 12th Missouri district Robert Owens .the candidate of the Farmer Labor party fell before the large vote given to Congressman . Dyer, although the Negro vote In the dis trict mil niimnrn inc wmir yhw re gardless of parry affiliations. The . one : N"srro candidate for Governor, .J. H. Illonnt of Arkansas, was bur led beneath the usual large vote for the Democratic 'nominee. Three Colored candidates for legis lature were 'elected In Illinois. Adel bert H. Roberts and Warren B. Doug las, who succeed themselves In the 3rd district and 8. 8. Turner, who was standing for re-election. In Ohio Henry Hlgglns was elect ed a member of the legislature from the Cincinnati district but William R. Oreen was defeated for the State Senate' In the Cleveland district as were Harry E. Davis and Samuel E. Woods who were candidates for seats In the lower branch of the legislature. The Rev. George L. Da vis and Attorney Hughe were tin , successful candidates for the lower I house in the city of Columbus. i Y-i r..... - nn ,h i polltlrsl map by electing to the low-! er nrancn or tne state legislature Dr. W. Henri Pikes from one of the ; Wilmington districts. Missouri, send a Negro to Its lower house. Walthall M. Moore of St. Louis, while Langs ton Harrl of the same city lost. J. C. Asbnry and Andrew F. Stevens are successful Philadelphia candidate for seats in the Pennsylvania . lower house. In New Tork, was re-elected but , Miss Grace Campbell, a candidate on the socialist ticket went down to de feat. However in the orange district of New Jersey, Dr. Walter O. Alex ander came through with flying col ors. , The following statement has been received from Robert N. Owens, who was a candidate for Congress In St. Louis: "My vote is estimated at 8 000. T made a good ahowlng considering the strength of the opposition. The last two weeks of the campaign, the Ropubllcan National Committee flood ed the dlatrlct with a veritable army of speakers In the Interest of Con pressman Dver. Amonr them were Henry Lincoln Johnson. Chas. Cot trill. M's Hallle O. Brown. Mrs. Lethls Fleming of Cleveland. Mrs. Victoria Clay Hale", and many oth- White Sneaker Says This is Not a White Man's Country.! H en I Democracy" I Appeal Newark. N. J., Nov. 18 "The white man will do everything he thinks he can get away with to keep ine iegro a moorer." declared Kog T.. '"' - """' "n, in an ; autumn m-iurn m upvnins session t Inwlnir thn reolfrnoHnr. T,lV, TJ f"TM. F1.r8norrrbwhnriRnm,r,rw1or,d S&IM and If I. n to Th biv" ".0' r",nry nt a meeting of the Board of invert the PwMte m.n . reotora h'd at the National Office, convert tne white man to a world 70 Fifth Avenue New TnrW n Mnn that knows rio d,,cr,m,nat,orii.. j,e l,v NvembTr 8 continued. 'The equality of the ii.,. " V f'off ut Pit0b.'rsmbSinddTot conke" thrfcoFtha ToVnt'ry Is a post a rnr orr, out it n bound to come, nrntni- hia .nrimr u WiSSTo'X Trl AY Advanncetmhent"PAssrocT8t onto ' ne the Negro to win a square deal. And hlack rnnnhiic e tioin Jw.-. .!! thRa,dn,raImemberrtheVaAymerl 1 S a" "nvest.gatloTof II 3 mil jtalnwtn iw a mmner or tns Amen- i mta Th rthnrn-a n,uii. tw- nurii t iKnetu. iti. j rule. 1 pp cnnrpfs wnirn Mr. Jonn- rnn civil iviDertien union ana an ar- -ftn niihiiartufi ,ir.n ?.flnt ZTtrJ?Z eira7.cJpa,Jon.! The Nation, of New Tork, were tak- dlacrlmlniitlnn ' " discrimination. ' Baldwin declared that every move made , by the Negro to organize In his own defense Is branded by the whites as a Bolshevik or "Red" movement This, he asserted, is for the purpose of preventing the ad vancement of the race and to force 1 tne Negro 10 Keep nis piace. mr also stated tnat tne. negro aiway has received a "dirty deal In In dustry" and cited several alleged in stances of discrimination. , The conference waa opened by an address of welcome by Dr. W. H. Vail, also a white man, who t presi dent of the New Jersey Urban Lea gue. Mrs. aiary jvicueoa Kernume, principal of the Daytona, Fla., Indus- trial Institute;. John T. Clark of Plttsburg and Wllllan H. Ashby of Pittsburg and William H. Ashhy of Newark were speakers. Dr. W. O. Alexander acted as presiding of fl cer. The sessions will last three days, Morning and afternoon meetings will be In the First Presbyterian Church and evening meetlnga will be as fol lows; Tonight, Bethany Baptist Church; Thursday night, First Pres byterian Church: Friday night. Thir teenth Avenue Presbyterian Church. Mr Clark, in his address this morning, said that the Negro does era from all section of the country. In addition to the Negro Job holder "'""".J? Itjr Hal1 Machine, there were " tha,n an ver&e of five paid WVuI'JJl' tne 99 Pplnct. 2 '"J! ,ct' wno wer,e making ' " ,U8e to hou"e canvass 'or Dyer, , About four day before election Mr. Dyer stated that he had dls- covered that the 8.660 Negro" majority which the ElecMon Commissioners bad given out was -a mistake, that ( "e"r" vole . w.a onlv and that of the white was 97.000 anH that I could not possibly win if I received .every Negro vote, that a vote, for me was only in favor of the Democratic nominee, this propa ganda was assiduously spreadod by all of his paid cohorts. We did not spend one penny for a speaker or worker during the entire campaign, consequently It was difficult task to overcome their propaganda. It is estimated that at least $15,000 was 'z "Z. - .?,, ' V "'""i r .XA a expense will not exceed 1250.00. "Considering the fact of the . illit eracy of the Negro, many of whom were Just from the South, voting for the first time, the sacredness of tha Republican Ticket In the estimation of the average mind of the Negro and the organization of the opposi tion, the vote received represented 3.000 men and women who could not be Intimidated and whose loyalty to thrlr race was above price." The following telegraaftlc state ment for the Philadelphia Ameri can has been sent the Associated Ne gro Pre: "The Republican victory has placed large responsibilities sent upon the Kenunncan f'arty, not tne least of which I the responsibility to the Nesro voters of the party who have atlf ard4 mniA atvlw ft VtA aaiat group by the troublesome blight of nf. t,he mob and fought off the crowd Y""nlem. - .Jwhlla Coiitn gnt his car under way Necrro voters sunnorted the nuhllcnn party because they believe that the party of Lincoln and Grant will riifht the wrongs committed In the nemo of democracy, and. In order to retain the confidence of the Ne gro, in and out of politics, the Re- puniicnn party must no aomctninir in a nolltlcn' way the effects of which will he felt In every town and ham let throughout the nation. "Negroes in eastern Pennsylvania are not surprised at the results. The Harding color carnard meant nothing In Pennsylvania. Tt was never bronarht into the camnnltrn seriously. Sena tor Penrose, who wns re-elected, con trols the Republican organization. Tie ha never done anything con- splcuous for the race. Neroes are not looking to Senator Penrose for anv political favors. He has been notoriously conspicuous In blocking ... : , " Coneres.. It is not believed that the overwhelming victory will cause the senator to have a change or neart. "J. C. Asbury nd Andrew F. Ste vens have .been elected to the legis lature by larwe majorities. v "Nerro voters throughout the na tion believe that Conereas should make lynching a Ferfersl crime, and that something should be done Im mediately to suppre-s the Ku Kill Klan organization. The race should participate fairly in the distribution of natronage and should be recog nlred as a notent factor In the party. "That a Inrsre number of Nesrroes are not satisfied with the party as orcanlzed Is evidenced nv the con ditions whth developed In Maryland, '''Irrlnl". Texas. Arkansas, Missouri, "rct Vlrelnla and elsewhere. There Is a desire to clean house, and re organize the race, as It were. How far this movement will delevon rte nenrts on what practical benefit the race' can secure by remaining a Re publican. In a statement for The Associated Negro Press, Attorney W. Ashble "(Continued on paire 5.1 James Weldon Johnson is Confirmed as N. A. A. C. P. Secretary. James Weldon Johnson who has been serylnsr as acting secretary of the national Association for the Ad- vancemont of Colored People, fol en up by Senator Harding, and as a - v..i n.. t- oulry hss been sent to Haiti and a Congressional Investigation promised. mr. aionnson s varied career In cludes service as TJ. 8. Consul at Puerto Cabello, Venemola, and In Nicaragua andjthe Axorea. His knowledge of Spanish was put to use in the translation Into En glish of the Spanish opera "Goyes cos.'" Mr. Johnson's version being produced by the Metropolitan Opera Company of New Tork in 1915. He Is the author of a novel, "The Autobi ography of an Ex-Colored Man.' and of a volume of poems, "Fifty Tears ana uiner roems. Mr. Johnson has also contributed to magaxlnes and periodicals ,ln- eluding the Christian Herald. The Century Magazine, The Independent. New Republic. Nation, Crisis and others. He Is st present Contributing 2axiot 10 me ivew lorK Age. not seek Increased wages or luxuries as the solution of unrest. A real de mocracy Is what he wants, he as sorted. Mr. Ashby urged that Negroes own their homes In districts Inhabited by white people In order to eliminate the segregated district plan. WASHINGTON COUNTY TEACHERS HOLD INTERESTiPJG SESSION NEAR RIOT PRECIPITATED WHEN COLORED GIRL IS RUNDOWN. Driver of Car Roughly Hand led After Killing of Negro Men by Virginia Policed Newport New. Va., Nov. 18. An Infuriated mob consisting of more than 800 Negroes severely beat and attempted to lynch Isadora Cohen, (white) and probably would have succeeded had It not been for the courage and bravery displayed by Rev. B. H. Oreen. a Colored minister, who rescued the white man. City officials of Newport New is sued a statement following the dis order in which the attempt was made to minimize the entire occurence, but it Is alleged the same wa a diplo matic move to avoid further 'trouble. The statement claimed that Cohen was badly excited, while they charge that Oreen mlsatated the facts In or der to further private political am bitions. The trouble started when T.edon1n Dockery, a 9-year-old Colored girl was struck by Cohens automobile'. The accident happened in the Color ed section of the city, near an un dertsMng establishment, where lay the bodies of the three Negroes shot and killed here in a clash with the police. Hundred of people had been visiting the morgue to ee the bodlea and a a consequence, Cohen's car was immediately surrounded by the already infuriated men when the ma chine struck the girl. While attemp ting to get the child Into hi car in order to take her to a hospital Cohen was surrounded and blow rained upon him. Crya of "Beat him to death." were heard. Rev. Green, a prominent minister here, for more than two hours before the accident had been urging a crowd of men to calm themselves and forget the kill ing of the three Negroes by the po lice. When Cohen was attacked. Oreen. managed to crawl over the shoulders Thus Re-ir1"' lm nv.... far no arrests have been made, but the situation 1 described there a being serious. The girl Is in a hospital, with a fracture of the skull at the base of the brain, and hospital officials say that she cannot recover. Some appre hension Is felt that should she die a riot may be precipitated. Cohen tt. iiiii. iriny uti Ifi rt 1 ui iniru. v i nr-11 is a prisoner In the city Jail, being held without ball pending the outcome of the girl's injury. Til feeling ha exlated on the part of Negroes ever since the three men were killed, in a battle with local police officers. HOW COLOR. PRKJITDICF, TENDS TO THWART JUSTICE. St Louis, Mo., Nov. 18. A few day ago a young white woman was murdered here in an unusually brutal way. Being without a clue to the murderer the police at once hit upon the Negro theory and the result wa the following new Item consplcu- ously placed in a leading American day. . Supreme Grand Officers of Knights of Pythias of World, W. S. Willis and Staff of Texas Grand Lodge Officers Royally Enter tained By Local Dallas Lodges. the address of welcome in behalf he, "counts like the ready cold cash 9175,188.00 IN COL CASH IN of the local Courts of . Calanthe, which the Knljchts of Pythias have THE TREASlllK OF THK KNIGHTS OP THXA8 AND THK DAUGHTERS OP THE COCTtT OP CALANTHE. $03,188.00 In Treasury of Knights of Pythias and $83,000.00 in Treasury of the Court of Calan. tliA. Snnremn Hrnrifl Offlrara Bamjuetted. W. 8. Willis, G. O. Speaks Also Supreme Oiiicers, Tuesday. (By N. W. Harllee). . The supreme officers of the Su- preme Jurisdiction of the K. of P. Fraternity are entertained in . the city of Dallas. These officers hold a supreme council as an exe- cutive board In the city of Waco in connection of the supreme de- partment of Endowment, In which much effective work was accom- pllshed. Being invited to Dallas by the local lodges, entertained them at the auditorium of the Temple of the K. of P.. on Tiiesrfav even In 2 b- fore an immence audience composed . OI me local looses ana cilizens. . . . . . 1 . . . . . f urana unanceiior w. 8. wiuia or Texas, Introduced Dr. R. T. Hamil ton, who in turn, delivered the wel come address in behalf of the local lodges.' The doctor spoke an en thusiastic welcome for the dlstln gulshed guests, tendered them the ! hospltalty of the city. But before this was done, the vast audience sang -mess ue The Tie That 1 Binds," following by prayer said by Dr. C. W. Ablngton, of the St. James Mt EwC hTCh- .J" conc,"d,ed' Supreme Grand Officers and the of Indiana made 'a practical address Hon. J. W. Rice, the young rising members of the local, lodges who advising that we as Knights do not and enterprising editor of The Great evinced their approval in frequent loMlffa& Dallas Express. Welcomed the Su- applauses. His remarks revealed a up who needs not our help so much preme officers on behalf of the citl- marvelous advancement along all as the mRn who Is down In the gut JtLPSPn Hls1Iremftk,, J"6 ne In connection with the order tpr that there Is something good In well recelvedf Hon. Rice reviewed the of the K. of P lodges of Texas In evpry man Rnd every woman how history and financial statistics of , the progress and continued growth. AVer low thnv mnv he in the aeaie tht a1he BaW " 'J ,?.9' and Th' f,nftnP,al condlt,0 of hnESn pg?J Z. and have oniv noted the the unprecedented pro-1 pride to these local lodges as the to extend to them thn nmffor.d press as set forth In resources and assets. Miss Beatrice Burson delivered i . i. . POLICE WOULD CHARGE MO WITH MURDER OF ST. LOUIS WOMAN. Lover Surrenders and Con fesses a Few Days Later. Jealousy Cause of Crime. Tall Negro, Who Was Seea Lnrklag Near Scene, la Huated a Slayer of Mlu Bdaa R. M. Ellis. "Miss Edna Ellis. It year old, stenographer employed by the Bell Telephone Company, was murdered with a razor sometime Thursday night in a lot at 2918 North Market street, where her hdy was found next morning. "The murder ' wa committed a ! block from the Slrl's" home at 1833 North Garrison avenue, where the lived with her mother, Mrs. Marie Ellis. She had worked until 8 o'clock Thursday nigb and got off a. street car a block from where her body was found. "Police Investigating the crime are proceeding on the theory that an Insane Negro committed the crime. The young woman' throat bad been slashed two time and each .hand cut to the bone. Her glove were cut to ribbon, Indicating aha had grappled with the man welldlng tha razor. ) ' "Police also connect the crime with the mysterious slashing, of a horae with a razor in a stable four blocks from the acene of the crime at 6:30 o'clock ' Thursday night. This and the fact that five . boya aaw- a Negro leave the lot convinced the police that a Negro commltteed the crime." A few day later the following Item appeared in the came paper. "Albert Ellis, 21 year old, of 4606 Sacramento avenue, confessed to the police at 5 o'clock yesterday morning that he had murdered Miss Edna Kills. 18 years , old. a Bell Telephone Company enographer, whose body was found Friday morn ing In a vacant lot at Garrison f nue and North Market street, her throat slashed with a razor. "The victim and the slayer, al though bearing the same name, are not related. "He said that Jealousy had prompted the murder and that he had Intended to take his life, but . , , - . . J prevented from doing o f the razor snapped as he slashed the throat of hi victim for the , third time. "He made no attempt to lessen the magnitude of his crime, and admitted that he had deliberately planned the murder of Miss Kill after he be came convinced that there waa no possibility of their marriage. "The news of the confession spread throughout the city In an incredibly short time, and a crowd of 2000 was assembled outside the Dayton Street Police Station, where the slayer is being held. A cordon of police wa thrown around the station to pre- vent any violence by the crowd, "There were few threat of vlo- lence. although there were many in- qulrles about the removal of Ellis from the station to headquarters.' and In a manner so as to make the distinguished visitors feel themsel ves at home. Grand Chancellor W. S. Willis Slakes Address, Grand Chancellor Willis Dorfrnv- ed the financial condition of the Grand Lodge of Texas, also Its nu- tnorlcol aAva these matters In detail, said thati" of the world, ,paylng ,t,he rdeJ the actuary of the Insurance de- 1 ,Texas a special compliment, of partment of the state had just com-1 the Grand Keeper - of Records d ! Seals and that the audit shows a net balance on hand of $93,188.90, the greatest amount V cold cash on hand in the treasury in the hls- tory of the order. He claimed that with the present system and of ef- ficiency, although but a short time ago, the Grand Lodse was com- peiied to borrow $6,000, the funds hna been over drawn. But today, the deficit had been wiped out, a clean sheet of the amount stated in wot oit nrni. t,i hnm Knights of this v jurisdiction. All;ft8 t0 tn'8 P1"01 stated In our irlnlma con now ha nnlrt at nnw - - . after the death of members, and that If one who Is financial did not believe this statement, all he would have to do was to die and It would be realized. No more waiting now for the payment of the Endowment to the widow of the deceased as I stated In my recent Proclamation to the local lodges. "I regret that this has not always been," said Grand Chancellor W. S. Willis. His statement was well received by the amount In the bank In this city Fnu riho in rns unna m 1 aria, innr Is now available." "Nothing," said. BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL VISIT DICKSON'S OR PHAN HOME. Special CarWillBe Charter ed to Take Dallas Business Men on Special Visit. A special parlor car over the Tex as & Paclflo Railroad will be pro vided Nov. .18 to accommodate the directors of Dickson Colored Orpha-i nage, who will visit the Institution at Gilmer and confer with the Rev. W. L. Dickson, president and mana ger, regarding oroDosed Imnrova- ment. The board of director I made tip principally of Dallas citi zens, although eight live in Wichita rans, two in ualveston and two in Galveston and two in Houston. The Rev. Mr. Dickson returned Fri day from Wichita Falls, where he made arrangements for the director to leave the city at 11 a. m. Nov. 25, making connection here with the special car, which will leave at 7:45 a. m. Nov. 20 and return here at 7:45 p. m. He also announced that while in Wichita Falls he sold two carloads of sweet potatoes grown on ma iarm. Valued at 11B,000. The orphange waa established twenty-one year ago. Four farms. Involving an expenditure of $46,000 were bought recently, and beside the crops grown the institution also ha gone extensively into the rais ing of hogs, milch cows, goats, sheep and poultry. It is principally for the purpose of Inspecting the recent improvements and planning exten sions to the present plant that the visit of the directors ha been ar ranged. The property la valued In Its entirety at1l5.000. The Rev. Mr. Dickson said Friday that one of the primary objects of the school is to train girls to be come efficient housemaids and cook and the boys to become good farm ers or yard and house men. Many applications for girl help have been received at the school, he ald. but. on account of the limited facilities for training st present provided. It is unahle to fill many of the placea The JK-honl cam -now. aeonmmodrXe 0 Inmates. Tt Is planned by the plant to care for 1,000. Good results In the training of shout thlrty-fve boys and girls re celved from the Juvenile Court here are renorted by the manager. He said that without an exception, all that the delinquent children needed was proper care and task to per form. Personnel of Hoard. The board of directors Is composed of the following: L. Blaylock, J. C. Duke. Henry C. Coke. Ell Sanger, 8. R. Munger. J. A. Kemp; J. C. Hunt, Tohn H. Kllby. Mrco Stewart. J. A. Buchanan. A. L. Kramer. A. A. Jack son, T. I. Staley, J. W. Culberson. O. C. Wood, Ernest Tennant. the Rev. A. 8. Jackson. S. W. . King. A. M. Matson, R. W. Hlgglnbotham, J. T, Owen, John Marshall, John Montgom ery, Joel Montcomery, A. Ingram. Henry Greenwell, the Rev. J. R. Starks. the Rev. fl. Arlington Wil son, the Rev. .T. W. Weakly. Dr. J. w. Anderson. Mrs. J. T. .Trezevant, Mrs. J. T5. Whltelle; A. F. Platter, H. B. Perkins. Gross R. Rcurggs. E. R. Brown. Mrs. J. W. Anderson, J. F. Trexvant. R. H Stewart. W. L. Bo trardus and J. T. Howard. to their credit Money Talks." Supreme Grand Chancellor S. W. Green Speaks. Grand Chancellor W. S. Willis Introduced the Hon. Sir S. W. Green, S. C. of the World, who spoke at length of the. working of the lodges of the supreme jurlsdlc- & at the base ball game, and who Persisted In standing up before the audience, that shouted to him, "Boy" "for God's sake sit down" and on Sunday this same boy went to Sunday school and heard thei teacher say, "Stand up for Jesus," the boy being confused with what he had heard at. the base ball game did not know whether to stand up for Jesus or sit down for God bs the story goes. So I do not know npaaMiA fntilirhr vn.thap . Tn aranil ' i"-""'"- .. . - up for Willis or to sit down for the great amount In your treasury and In honor of the rapid increase of membership in this great state. I am surprised that everybody does not belong to the order fit K. of P.. when I review Its financial con dition and Its numerical strength of brave men and fair women. E. G. Tidrlngton. S. W. C. of In diana, Speaks. Sir Tldrington, Grand Chancellor hand, and remember that the man (Continued on page eight.) MUCH PROGRESS SHOWN BY RE PORTS OF RURAL TEACHERS. PRO GRAM DIVERSIFIED. LECTURES SHOW MUCH ATTENTION BEING GIVEN BY TEACHERS TO ENCOURAGING RACE PRIDE, THRIFT AND INDUSTRY AMONG STUDENTS. Qrenham, Texas, Nov. , 18. The WaHhlngton C.unty Teachers Instl tute. which waa eomnosed of the ru ral teachers, and the teachnm of Chapel Hill and Brenham Schools met In thn District Court Room Mon day mornlnfr for a weeks aeaaslon of institute work. County Superintendent, Prof, Win. A. F. Boemer had prepared an excel lent program to be worked out by the teachers. The teachers beiran ,on their duties with an earnestness which bespoke a . profitable weeks' efforts. ' Mr. A. R. Plckard discussed In an able manner "The Force of Habit In Education." Mr. C. H. Hopran, also spoke on the same subject, giving; several practical Illustrations. Mrs. A. J. Porter and Mr. D. D. Williams discussed "Map Drawing; In teaching History and Geography' both sneak ers made Impressive talks. Mrs. R. w. rrnncis presented" Practical De vices for Teaching- a Class In Pri mary Arithmetic.' Bhe used several members t the Institute for her class of boys and girls, and made an excellent showing; In her method of handling the subject. Mr. U R. Whot intr his lively way handled the sub ject "Conversational Methods.' He took history and literature as an Il lustration, and made his method very pointed. Mrs. A. J. Porter and Mes srs. D. TV Williams and C. H. Hogan talked on ;"The Value ..of Literary Athletic Contests ' Anion the Different Schools,' 'and broucrht out some very helpful features, also some oiaadventaa;es If the. contests are not properly handled. - Mr. .T. W. Wilson discussed the sub lect "How I Teach a Class In Texas History." The speaker did Justice to ho so Meet and showed that he was well up on teaching- history. Mr. C. H. Hog-an made remarks on the teaching; of history and stressed the Importance of Colored teachers having- at hand histories of the Race and teach It as a supplement to our boys and girls to Inspire them to high Ideals and awaken In them a deen sense of race pride. The County Superintendent agreed with Mr. Hoeran. Mrs. A. B. Estell read a valuable paper on "Practical rievlces for Teaching; Arithmetic." She urged the teachers to be prac tical In their teaching-. Miss T. O. Winn read a well pre pared paper on "Student's Quar rels and How to . Prevent Them." Miss Winn had prepared an excellent paper. City Superintendent J. C. Tucker hia-hly commended the naper. Mrs. M. T). Amerson beautifully Il lustrated "How to Vitalize the Teaching- of Agriculture." Mrs. E. O. Las ter also read a valuable paper on tha same subject. "Singing; Lessons" was treated in a pleasing; way by Mrs. B. E. Sar gent . At thla Juncture, Mr. W. A. Tates (white) the County Demonstration Agent was Introduced. He spoke at length on various tonics of agricul ture, giving- many helpful polnta, that Hampton President Praises Pflgrim Fathers in Address. Hampton, Va. Nov. 18. Dr. James 13. Gregg, principal of Hampton In. stltute.- In an address on "Resolute, ness and Reverence." read tha fm. otia "Mayflower Compact" and paid tribute to the early. God-fearing. Rngllsh settlers, both In Virginia and MnsxachUBctts, who laid the founda tions of civil government In America. Dr. Gregg said: "Vhen we think of the Pilgrim "ethers and their fellow settlers In Virginia and when we think what has grown out of their efforts, we mum au-ain now our neaos in rev erence, In thankfulness, and In recog nition that their work was Indeed God's work also. "Tt is not so common a custom now to speak of nur need of God's help before we can do anything. I sup pose because It la the fashion of our times to glorify resoluteness rather than reverence, and to Imagine that resentences can do it all. "We hve been great admirers of power. The kinds of painting and of sculttire that have been most In vop-ii" in recent years, a young ar tist told me not long ago, are those that express force. 'Tf a picture knocks you down. Intellectually and emotionally, 'as he said, 'you can be pretty sure it Is great. "In our politics and rommm-i we have also been too apt to glorify the men ho have gained control, by f-ilr means or foul over .largi num ber of their fellowmen. "I'tit the war among other things has taught us that power Is not all In all. that th-i mighty man ennnot 9ff""1 to Ign ! either his fellow m r "t his God; that violence and brnlit'My cannot ronurr the world, bnt p-mc and Rood will can. and som-i 'sy will. "As we remember the Pilgrims in these coming weeks let us, therefore, take notice and remember this les son which their brave atruggle teaches so plainly: namely, that reso luteness and reverence the strength of men Joined to the strength of God our will humbly yet fearlessly carrying out his will this It is the Individual human soul on from vic tory to victory. FIRIS DESTROY COMMITWrTT norSK. (By A. N. P.) Charlottee. N. C, Nov. 11 Fire destroyed the community center hulldlng and three homes on Fast Pecond Btreet. The origin of the fire is unknown. The loss on the buildings Is estimated at from II, ftno.on to 'I4.nno.on, The fire was discovered by John Wilson, who sent In the alarm. . If followed will prove beneficial to the teachers and In turn to the Race In general. Miss V. M. Hogan and Mr. O. f,uper read excellent papers on "'How to Teach Composition." Miss Rosa Mablo discussed from every angle) In a well prepared paper, the suhlect, "Teaching Nature as a Means of In tellectual Development." At 1:30 P. M. Wednesday. Prof. B. P. Bullock of Prairie View College was Introduced to the institute. He spoke on the subject "Vocational Idea In Eduoatlon" Professor Bullocks visit to the institute was Indeed a treat. He brought a message to the teachers . that they can never for get. Mis Lillian Matthews In an inter esting and attractive way presented her methods of teaching spelling In the Intermediate Grades. Miss Mat thews Is one of the very excellent teachers in the Brenham schools. She always does things well In her every . day work and also In the Institute. Prof. J. T. Harris, a walking and breathing Civics, spoke on the sub ject "Teaching Civics to Stimulate Patriotic Cltlsens." stressed the Idea to have the children feel that they are a factor In the government. , Mrs. L. E. Ltisk treated the sub iat vm. XT n -1 , - n n-.i . Ttr-( ten Composition.' Mrs. E. V. Baltimore- also read a paper on the same uhl.'Ct. Both teachers gave ninny kelpful " farl well to be remembers ed and practiced by all in teaching eomposltlon. . Doctors 3. Foster and , p. H. Hlrd addressed the institute In nn Interesting "manner along their line of work as allied to the teach er. Friday morning Miss L. E. Arm brlster started off trv program with " s-onir paper on "How I Keep My ' Pupils Busy While I Conduct a Re eltHtlon.". Miss Armbrlster gave many helpful polnta and devices that she uses, which were simple and prac tical Xfl lrmh.1.1., f - - ,nlanJU reamer ana is reany aoing tne worn In her school. Th subject "Teaching Reading to Beginners" was handled hy Ml-s A. E. Hornsby and Mrs. P. A. Whiting, and Mr. L. R. Mabln handled the subject "Rural Teacher."-. Rev. T. T. Moore, pastor of the A. M. E. church of Brenham addressed the institute in his pleasing way. Rev. Moore always has a message -worth while to deliver. Grand Mas ter H. D. Winn came In and spent a few minutes with the teachers. Friday noon the climax was reach ed throuc-h the addresses of Miss Itl v. Green, Dean J. R. Reynolds, and Professor C. H. Waller of Prairie View. . Miss Green read a most excellent naper on Primary Methods. Dean Reynolds gave an Inspiring talk on the "Opportunity of the Teacher" and Prn'ARinp wiir tmitA aM Ag riculture. All were full of -Information. , The Institute voted to asked for a summer normal sn be located at Brenham, next summer, with Prof. . J. T. Harris as conductor. Texas Lecturer Delegate to National Humane Meeting in Omaha. , (Special to The Dallas Express). Omaha, Neb., Nov. 1. The Forty Fourth Annual Session of the Na tlonal Convention was held at Oma ha, Neb. Oct 25 to 28 Inclusive. Thla was one of the most successful meet ings of the organization. Many new problems respecting- the Child and Animal life were discussed and new Ideas learned to better the home work. Kindness was held tip as a ' cure for all crimes. And If the children did not hear so, much gossip at the family table there would be less de linquents among them. The newest development In the Humane work Is the action of the Presbvterlan Church. TJ. 8. A., and the Episcopal church In adopting Humane Education as a part of their religious program. It Is their hope that regular studies of Kindness should be taken up In the Sabbath School and from the pulpit We are looking anxiously for the next church-denomination that will take this forward step. The minis-.' ters of these denominations were present to present their cause and to loarn what they could do in the churches. Tfev. F. Rivers Barnwell. ' Field Worker for Texas attended thla meet ing and feels B-reatly helped for the Texas work. He was the only Ne gro among the delegates except Mus ter Edward Loving, student dele gate who went es a representative of the schools of Fort Worth. He comes back Inspired with the hu mane spirit. He hopes to Inspire his fellow students for greater work. Rev. Barnwell is' pleased with the support which has been given this Work by his race In Te-raa mnA o.lr ,h.",t. theV continue and expresses the wtiiinirness to come to churches and schools for lectures on Health and Kindness. NFC.nO PI.AYFR CAt'i) GAME TO 1IH CANCF.IXKII. (By A. N. P.) T,exlngton, Ky., Nov. 18. Trsn- sylvanla canceled Its game with Ohio, to be played at Athens. This was due to the protest made hy Coach James Park, of Transylvania, acalnst the Playing of Neirrnes hv the Dhlo In. stltutlon. The latter refused tn keen tne players on the side lines for which rensnn Transylvania refused to meet the team.