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THE DALLAS EXPRESS, DALLAS, TEXAS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER, 4, 1020.
1 Report of Committee For Entertainment of Bishops' Council. Enthusiastic Meeting Held Tuesday Night. Committees Appointed. Bap tist Ministers Endorse Movement. Ladies Aux iliary to b$ Organized. $255.00 Paid - in at Meeting. "The Citizens Committee that Is raising funds and making plans for the entertainemnt of the Bishops' Council of the A. M. E. church, held an enthusiastic meeting at the Pyth tan Temple last Tuesday night. Sub Committees were appointed to can vass the city at once for funds and for homes. Prof. J. P. Starks Is captain of the team to obtain funds from the general public; Dr. C. L. Morgan, captain for the professional men; Mr. R. Lee Jones, captain for the business men; Dr. R. T. Ham ilton, captain for the churches and lodges. Mr. J. M. Tolbert Is chair man of the committee' on homes. ' These leaders have appointed' their committees to work with them, which Include men from all walks of life. Their names will be published later. Steps have been taken to organize Immediately a Ladles Auxiliary Com mittee, to push the work among the women of the city. This com mittee would have been made up thiB week but for the absence of Dr. Ablngton, pastor of St. James church, who Is away attending his Annual .Conference at Fort Worth, Texas. It was stated at the meeting that The Bishops' - Council will convene February 16, 1921, .and that it will bring to Dallas between two and three thousand of the leading men and women of the race from all over the country. Three thousand five hundred dollars is needed to complete all arrangements for their entertainment. All citizens, 1 church es; lodges and other organizations are called upon and are expected to donate to the fund. It is the desire of the committee to show the vis itors that generous Dallas "hospital ity has made the city famous. At a meeting of the Baptist Pas tors and Ministerial Association, held Monday at the Macedonia Baptist church, full support, financial and otherwise, was promised. Dr. E. Ar lington Wilson, president of the as sociation, Bald, that the cause is a worthy one and all the people, of Dallas should be interested in mak ing a success of the entertainment, regardless of creed. Others express ed similar sentiments. Dr. Hamilton was at the meeting and presented the matter to the ministers, asking their assistance. Bethel A. M. E. church has sub scribed $500 to the cause. Dr. A S. Jackson, pastor of New Hope Baptist church, assures the commit tee that he is in accord with their efforts and that before the conclusion of the campaign New Hope will do its part. At the meeting Tuesday night subscription liBts were put into the hands of a number of members of the committee and active canvassing has begun. Dr. Hamilton, chairman of the Citizens Committee, says that from the encouraging reports receiv ed he feels confident that the money needed will be raised. Reports "will be made each week in these columns showing the progress of the cam paign. At the meeting the following sub scriptions were paid to Dr. C. L. Morgan, Treasurer of the committee: Bethel A. M. E. 'church J180.00; Dr R. T Hamilton, 415.00; Hon. A. S. Wells, J15.00; Dr. C. L. Morgan, $10.00; Dr. A. H. Dyson. $5.00; Mr. Chas. T. Bracklns, $15.00: Dr. E. E- Ward, $15.00; Total. $255&00. FORMFR DAM.A fUTItftEOlf IIRAD9 CHICAGO HOSPITAL STAFF. ft (Special to th Express) Ohloago, III., Dee. 2. That Dr. K R. Blultt, former prominent physi cian and surgeon of Dallas, la mak ing an enviable record for ability and medical skill Is made known by a special correspondent of the Ex press who visjted the Fort Dearbon Hospital, whose operating- staff, Dr. lilultt, heads. Our correspondent de Bcrlbes his visit thus:- Quietly situated at 3831-35 Vernon avenue, we found the bulldinir a handsome three-story brick. Leaving the whirling- snow outside we enter ed a warm, cosy office to be greeted by a plump and charming nurse, who at first glance won the way to our heart. Upon inquiry for Dr. Blultt, we were Informed that he was busy with an operation, but that Dr. Cade, sec retory of the Association would give us the required information. We were then ushered Into an Inner office where the doctor received us most affably and with Chesterfleldian grace gave us the required Informa tion. Upon our request to see .through the hospital, the doctor kindly con sented and showed us the building from top to bottom. We saw the laundry kitchen. -boiler room, nure'a dining room, wards, baths, private room and ' operating . rooms, and what Impressed us most waa the strict cleanliness and neatness of everything and every place. The Fort Dearborn has 1 beds In wards, semi-private rooms of two and three beds, and private rooms, where one can get all the comforts of a good home. The building Is fire proof. The operating room is com modious and is supplied with all the equipment known to moder medical science. The president of the association la Pr. U. It. Uluitt. Dr. Bluitt Is form erly of Dallas, Texas, and has been ' continuously engaged In the practise of surprery since 1890. A prominent physician of Texas in discussing Dr. Blultt to the writer said: -'Bluitt. knows his way through the tissues of the human body as you know ' your way through the alphabet." Most of the loading physicians and surgeons of the city are on the Ft. Dearborn staff. Among them being surh prominent ones as Dr. M. J. Brown, who Is vice-president: Dr. M. O. Cade, secretary: Drs. Daly, J. R. White, R. C. White, C. P. Cooper and Wilberforce Williams. The hospital is owned by the Association. The Association is planning an Ac credited Training1 School for nurses. . Internes of the hospital will receive credit at any state board. The asso ciation Is planning a post-graduate school to be affiliated with the Chic--ago Medical School. Before leaving, we Inquired the name of the nurse who greeted ua on entering, and If ever we get sick we know where we are going and for whom1 we are going to ask to take care of us. - TEXAS HRACII OF STANDARD I.IKE DOES BIO MOXTH'S IICSI MESS. I Mr. L. H. Williams, head of the branch office of the Standard Life Insurance company located In Mar shall in speaking of the past month's work done by Texaa' agents des cribes It as phenomenal. Agents in Texas' wrote a total of $206,000 worth of straight life Insurance dur ing the month of Nevember. The quarterly bulletin Issued from the Atlanta office of the Company gives credit as follows to Texas' agents. W. Bolivar Davis, 139,000. U H. Williams, $35,000, Aaron Day $31,000, Percy J. Smith, $29,000, B. T. Aycock $23,000, O. M. Aaron $21,000, Wm. Butler, $19,000, J. H. Edwards, $13,600; R. E. lies, $11,000, W. 8. Da vis, $10,000, A. W. Carr. $8,760. S. E. Daniels, $6,500, J. W. Jamison. $6,000. N. A. Murphy, $5,000, P. V. Denvy $5,000, W. H. Holloway, $5,000. LARGE FARMITVO TRACT OPENED TO HOMK9KKKER9. i Plainvlew, Texaa, Dec. t. The twenty thousand acres of , farming lands located in the heart of the shallow water district here owned by , Price Brothers are to be made avail able to home-seekers. This Is the largest tract in this aection not yet subdivided. This property has been held by the same family for nearly half a century. Several thousand acres of it have been in cultivation for some time. Announcement was made here t day by Hickman Price, one of the owners, that the farms are to be di vided according to the wishes of the settlers for a one-fifth cash payment with the balance In from two to ten years at six per cent, interest. TEXAS TO WHS , Sherman, Dec. 2. Rev, B. F. Bogg ers of Payne Chapel A. M. E. Church preached his closing sermon the night of the 28th instant for his an nual conference In session in Fort Worth this week. Miss Blanche Crowe has resumed her school work in Wolfe City. Rev. G. W. Hill now pastor of Second Baptist Church in Mound, 111., former pastor of Har mony Baptist occupied pulpit more ing of the ?8th instant t Harmony Baptist at night at Bethlehem Bap tist While here he was guest of his son. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Crowe are rejoicing over a fine ten1 pound oxy born the 21st of November, at the home of her parents, Prof, and Mrs. H. G. Goree, in Texarkana. Rev. I. T. Sanford of St. James M. K., preached his closing sermon the night of the 28th instant, left 29th instant for his annual conference in Georgetown. The marriage of Mr. C. D. Richardson to Miss Bash ia Cozy was consumated the night of the 25th instant at the residence of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cozey, corner of North East and Brockett Sts., by Rev. I. T- Sanford. They were re cipients of many handsome presents. Rev. H. D. Allen of Harmony Baptist has been called to accept the pastor ate of a church in Beaverfalls, Pa. He will leave on the 10th instant there on investigation returning be fore holidays. Miss Peterson, daugh ter of Mr. George Peterson in Mus kogee is here visiting her anut, Mrs. Eugene Reid. Rev. I. ' E. Robinson and family of St. John C. M. E. Church were visited by a crowd ot stormers night of the 29th instant, who brought them many good things. The .Thanksgiving Dinner and supper at Progressive Bapttlst will begin a series of sermons for Deembecr be ginning the 5th' of December, sub ject: "Advent of Christ" Greenville, Dec. 2 All the church es of the city had good services Sunday. Mr. Clarence Sornjll and wife, Mrs. Daisy Sorrell, have re turned from West .Texas. Mr. Chas. White and, wife, Mrs. Matilda White and two sisters, Mrs. Johnie Bing ham and Mrs. Mary Baker have re turned from Winter. Mrs. H. C Riley has returned from Emory where she has been at the bedside of her sick mother. The Ross High School Foot Ball squad played East Ward Foot ball squad Thanksgiving. It was the best gamo ever played In this city.- The scores were 6 to 6. The East Ward School gave a Thanksgiving Feast after the game. Rev. S. Stephens , preached a noble sermon at New Hope Baptist Church Sunday night. You will find the Dal las Express at Wm. Daniels Grocery. Theodore McDaniels, agent. Crockett, Dec. 2. Thi Art Literary Club have out invitations announc ing the shower in honor of Mrs. Ber line Collins whose residence and con tents were destroyed by Are. . The meeting will be 'held In the home of Mrs. C. J. Houston on Thanksgiving Rev. Buford of Tyler is here and will render service at St Paul Baptist church. Messrs. ' Fisher Clinton and ; Lee Pender, two of the leading bar bers of the city became readers of the Express. Master Hesekiah Lacy I is very fil. Mrs. Lina Stanton is also ill. Rev. K. Scott of -San An ; tonlo preached an able sermon at the I C. M. E. church on the night of 22nd, I afterwards was married to Mrs. ;Bettle Scott They left for his An jnual Conference at Tyler and will I return to Prairie View where he is attending school. Misses Pearl and Ethel Cotton spent Thanksgiving with Miss Jones. Misses Minnie Houston and Bertha Lee Herrod ac companied Miss Jessie McKeloy of Kenard home to spend Thanksgiv ing. Mrs. S. A. Alexander dined with Mrs. C. J. Houston on Thanksgving Day being her son, Joe Ed's birth day. Mrs. Louisa Pendland is con valescing. Hon.W. S. Willis, Grand Chancellor Commander of the, K. of P'b. of Waco will make his an nual visit to Crockett K. of P. Lodge, Dec. 2. Mrs. Holl's residence was gorgeously decorated on the 24th with red, white and blue paper with chrysanthemums, ivory vines, cedar and beautiful stars of red white and blue. In the center of the art square was an arch decorated to perfection with chrysanthemums and ivory vines, box in the center decorated with white. All this made up the wedding decoration for Mr. Andrew Fields and Miss Ola Johnson. In entering the hall, Miss C. E. Washington was seated and register ed the persons and presents. Miss E. Cotton received the presents. Miss Pearl Cotton served punch. At 8 p. m. the wedding march was being played. Little Crezette Holly clad In white, carrying a basket with 11 cense in it marched In and stood in the center of the arch. Closing of the ceremony, they kneeled on the beautiful decorated box while the Lord's Prayer was repeted. Three courses' were served after the wed ding: Punch, pink and white cream, pink and white cake. The bride and groom left on the Sunshine Special for Galveston,, their future home. Many presents were received. Tyler, Dec. 2. The following teach ers attended the State Teachers As sociation at Houston last week: Miss Hattie Britton, Mrs. Beatrice Perry,. Mrs. Mayme George Grifflln and Mrs. Georgia Terry. The East Texas Bap tist Association reconvened at Beth lehem Baptist Church, Nov. 24 and 28th. Rev. C. M. Butler, Moderator, Dr. A. T. Stewart, pastor. Many prominent ministers and laymen were present $85 was raised for the work. Dr. Campbell (white) of this city preached for the Association Thursday night. Tie Annual Confer ence was In session at St Jmes C. M. E. Church. Many visitors were in the city. Bishop Cottrell is pre siding. Mrs. Evelyn Smith and Mrs. Lily Jones of Jacksonville were here last week attending the Methodist Conference. Prof. Barnwell, who is affiliated with N. Humane Society of America was here Sunday and lec tured at 11 a. m. services. Rev. J. B. Boyce has returned from Hous ton where he was on business with the Bishop. The Central Texas Con ference convened In Tyler last week with Bishop E. Cottrell as presiding Bishop, had quite a large attendance. A good many changes were made In appointments. Rev. 3. E. Raines went to Terrell district and Rev. H. P .Porter comes to Tyler district. Rev. Daniels was retained as pastor of St. James in Tyler. D. Furch, Agent and Reporter. OKLAHOMA TOWNS. Okmulgee, Dec. 2. Mr. James Hoover, the real estate and oil land dealer, made a business ttrip to points In Texas last week, returning luesaay. lawyer jj. j. Wallace, Dr. A. DuBolse, Rev. E. L. Madden, Dr. Frank Haygood and Lawyer J. C. Evans reDresented Ok million rmmtv In the Inter-Racial Conference in Oklahoma City last week. Five prominent white citizens were there, making ten delegates, nnr rnnntv'a Drorata. Friday mornlnc fir a nf un known origin destroyed completely me watson Grocery Store, the Shee lev Smoke Shon and the Dntlav Tailor Shon Incurring a loan ho. Ltween five and ten thousand dollars. ino insurance on any or the build in ea.' Prof. Fort headed Mia nirmnl- gee County Teachers who attended me state xeacners Association in Tulsa last Thursday. They report a grand Besslon. Shorter Chapel A. M. E. church waa the centpr nf at traction Sunday. Bishop William Sampson of Baltimore, Md., Bishop of Central Africa District delivered two noble sermons. He lectured on his travels through Africa and other orientals. His sermons and lectures were given close attention. A col lection of $50 was donated the good Bishop to assist in his educational wont in Africa. McAlester. Dec. 2. Mr. Clene Mat thews, who was burned last week is reported doing nicely. Attorney J. H. Roberts. Prof. J. H. I.ilv. W. S. Webber, Madam D. L. Bush were appointed by Judge Brown to rep resent Pittsburg County at the Inter-Racial Conference at the Capitol Building at Oklahoma Citv. The r. M. E. Conference closed its success ful meeting here. Bishop M. C. Cleaves presiding. The collection trom an over the state was $33,069. $500 was collected from McAlester alone. Rev. W. R. Jackson and Rev. Branch exchanged pulpits Sunday. Both report . success. Rev. W. C. Watts was re-annolnted. to A. M V, church. This makes his fifth year. Rev. Bishop was also re-appointed to me tj. m. j, nee Chapel. Mr. F. L. Turner left this week for Greenville and other points. Mr. Johnnie Wright of Tulsa passed inrougn enroute to Ida Belle, Okla., and spent a few hours with the agent and family. , , A A A A A A H A A A m SB A Mr w .40. "V. . , . ' , , -. CHICAGO SEWS. Chicago, 111., Dec. 2. M.'T. Bailev. 3638 So. State Street, president the Bailey Realty Co., and manager of MUton Mercantile Agency who has been confined to the hospital and his residence three weeks after un dergoing an operation, returns to his office with words of praise , for Dr. Geo. C. Hall, the internes, nurses and other officials of the Provident Hospital for efficient services; also for Mrs. Lucile G- Robinson, his sister and Mrs. Louella Young, who looked after the official matters dur ing his absence from the office: Inmate Hebie Mitchell of House hold of Ruth No. 44, was among the committee who organized Belle City Household at Racine, Wisconsin, Nov. 14th. T. A. Byrd, Peoria, 111., is visiting his niece, Mrs. Lula Nor ton, 38th and Wabash Avenue. He will remain over during Thanksgiv ing. Mrs. Sarah R. Benton, 4535 Champlaln Ave., who has been ill, is able to be out again. The many friends of Alfred Ray., who spent seven weeks at the Provident Hos pital, 36th and Dearborn Sts., will be pleased to know that he has re covered sufficiently to return to his home at Carbondale, 111. Last Saturday was a big day for Egypt Juvenile No. 2, Ancient United Knights and Daughters of Africa and Pilgrim Council No. 161. Tho Juve nile entertained in the afternoon and the Council In the evening. Mrs. Hattie Sawyer, 2330 So. Dearborn street, Past State Grand Princess, S. M. T., who has had a long Illness is much improved. , Together with inmates, Jennie E. Collins, Percilla Collins, Maude John son, Beatrice Tondy, Martha M. Mlll igan, Mrs. Lou Ella Young, 3556" For est Avenue, D. G. M. N. G., organized Belle City Household of Ruth, having 28 present who were made members, in the City of Racine, Wis. A recep tion was given after the organization. M. T. Bailey, who has been confined for several weeks at the Provident Hospital, having undergone an op eration, has Improved enough to be at his home, 3556 Forest Avenue. Mr. Bailey is president of the Bailey Realty Company; also manager of the Milton Mercantile Agency, 3638 So. State street His many friends wish for hjm a speedy and complete recovery. During the past week, MrB. Louella Young, 3556 forest Avenue was vis ited several days by her brother, John- Robinson of Metropolis, 111., enroute home from a few weeks trip in Milwaukee. Wis., where be also visited relatives. At Provident Hos pital, James Washington, MacComb City, Miss., Alfred Roy of Carbondale, 111., and J. W. Moore of this city. These gentlemen are improving rap idly. Rev. J. C. - Anderson ot St Paul, Minn., spent some time In the city with friends enroute east He leaves the Chicago Conference for Philadelphia, Pa. fft fft fff I 1 fff fff Trf fff fff fff fff fff ffv fft fft fff fft ttt fff fff fff Trf Trr Trf A A ,Tsj ft? Trf Trf Trf Trf Trf Trf ttf ttf Trf Trf Trf Trf Tr? Tf f Trf ft? f f V ?tf ttt ft Tf f ??? ?ff f f f ??? fyf AAA i X'' '.'' I M CENTRAL THrfiTDr JOHN HARRIS CONTINUED PERFORMANCE DAILY 2:30 P. 51, CONTINUED TO 11:00 P. M. JOHN HARRIS, Owner and Manager EVERT SUNDAY "THE PHANTOM FOE" Ferin, JAUMTA HANSEItiID OLO. Continued every Sunday. 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