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THE DALLAS EXPIUiSS
has never hoisted the white
feather, neither has it been
.disgraced by the yellow
streak. It Is not afflicted
with tho flannel mouth. It
la a plain, every day, sen
sible, conservative newspa
per, which trims no sail
to catch the passing breeze;
flies no doubtful flag: It
professes a patriotism as
.broad as our country. Its
love of even handed Justice
covers all the territory oc
cupied by. the human race.
This Is pretty high ground
but we live on It and are
proaperlng. Boys of the
press come up and stand
T with us. This ground Is
? boly.
. ' W. E. KINO.
SArrun.AY, December is, 1920.
riCKKX'S COMMOX SEXKK KKAS
OM.(i. In the course of his remarks last
.Sunday Or. Pickens injected a sug
gentlon to pastors of Negro churches
will wonh their notice when he said
that the host way to go to Heaven
wa. hy doing well here on earth
and that no man who failed to real
ize that good schools, good homes,
justice before the law and welfare
of the group were helps to living
well on earth could expect much
heavenly reward.
We do not criticize our pastors
whmi we say that In the. majority
of cases, there sermons contain very
little that is of value to us laour
every day life and that often our
seeming lack of response to their
most carefully prepared discourses
Is dua to the fact that they deal in
theories to far removed from our
dally lives to be resolved into prac
tical schemes of. existence.
One often hears as be leaves
church, expressions which bear us
out In this contention.
We, above all people need prac
tical sermons. Our churches are the
common meeting place for ' our
masses their only one. And It Is
reasonable to suppose that many
fine opportunities for affecting the
lives of their congregations ,for
good are lout by our pastors because
they fail to see any direct connec
tion between home . owning, good
schools, voting privileges, thrift
movements, better business and the
kingdom of Heaven.
We have as was said left too
much for God to do for us, forget
ting, probably because of our teach
ing, that we are already equipped
by God for helping ourselves.
We would heartily urge our pas
tors as a class to besin to think
more In such terms. They may be
certain that they will in no way
alienate the sympathies of their con
gregations by so doing. The most
successful sermon Is the one which
eaunea the greatest response to it
in practical service.
TA.VK LAWS FOK SCXDAT.
Concerning Sunday Blue Laws we
might well take the position that we
would be glad to see a national
spirit of obedience to the laws al
ready passed rather than an at
tempt at the passage of others. The
pasr-age of a law means little If the
spirit of those who are to obey it
3 hostile to it. We do not feel that
our actions on SWnday need legis
lation to keep them within . the
hminria rf conventionality. Forced
won hip Is no worship.- Blue Ijiws
yp.-ack of Puritanism and history
not record its long and unin
terrupted sway in any country over
vliich Its doctrines gained control.
)!efr,fe tho passage of JJlua laws
f.ir Futility, we would urge legisla
tion which would tend to make
Inspof! S!i Ibe hanr'ng of men,
thre nt onr-e in California, the
i! - ' ;!...a of the courtroom of
(,f .;-. .',! .'pt. the post-election
r... 1. : :s !;" Florida and the flrips
!,-;.: .:.-; of Georgia one of whose
v ) a wns a woman.
'a In public schools win
in t'-;i'liii::T youti;:siers
M.co-fdHy r!.ni'0
(.--. n li ;! Hi. til How,
;!K,::eit l.-y our
ON CUTTING SOUTHERN REPRESENTATION.
A bill has been introduced in
gressman Tinkham urging an investigation of Southern voting
conditions with a view either to cutting down Southern repre
sentation in Congress or to forcing Southern States in which dis
crimination is rife to remove those laws and usages which for
so long have caused the disfranchisement of a large group of
their citizens. , - ' -..
Since the beginning of the movement to reduce Southern
representation or to bo reform the
tion of the various states is based
tion eminl there has been much
which it will be received by those
There are some who seem to
which re without, excention Southern States, will' allow their
representation to be cut they will
and abolish those discriminatory
the disfrachisement of a great
mary occurence.
How true this conjecture is
this measure is passed and an investigation should result in fur
ther action. . .
We can however be fairly sure that the, measure will be
pushed as far 'as is possible by Northern States which are most
vitally affected by the unfair and unequal representation result
ing from the present condition. A fair idea of their sentiment
as expressed editorially may be gained from an excerpt from the
Boston Traveler of Dec. 7, which says in part:
"Vast possibilities for the stirring of sectional feeling be
tween the South and the North are doubtless wrapped up in the
proposal of Congressman George H. Tinkham to urge an investi
gation of the disfranchisement of voters in the South. Neverthe
less, if it be true that the letter and spirit of the 14th amend
ment to the constitution are violated by some of the states the
facti should be presented to Congress and suitable action taken.
. The 14th amendment, it will be recalled, provides not only
that all persons born or naturalized in the United States shall be
regarded as unworthy of the least thought as respects a remuner
portion of its male citizens the right to vote, shall be penalized
by a proportionate cit in the number of its representatives in
Congress. It is more or less an open secret that this provision of
the Constitution has been evaded if not actually flouted by some
of the states, which have contrived by "grand-father clauses"
and other enactments to deprive most -of the Negroes of the vot
ing privilege. Hitherto Congress has pretty much overlooked the
failure of southern states to live up to the 14th amendment, and
has itself violated the amendment by not administering the pen
alty plainly laid down.
Precisely how much wisdom or justice there was in granting
the franchise to the whole Colored race immediately upon its
emancipation, is still a debatable question. That fact, and the de
sire in latter years to have the old animosities of the civil war re
placed by a national and fraternal spirit, no doubt account for the
hesitancy of the North about demanding full enforcement of the
14th amendment. 1 .
The T4th amendment is the only one in the entire nineteen
that specifies a penalty for non-enforcement or, if you please,
an alternative. And the alternative is fundamentally right. The
number of representatives a state is entitled to have should de
pend somewhat closely upon its voting population. It is obvious
ly unfair, for example, that 62,000 voters in Alabama should send
ten representatives to Congress when 299,000, . or nearly five
times as many, voters in Minnesota are allowed to send only the
same number.
As the number of votes each state has in the electoral col
lege is directly dependent on the number of representatives, we
have a situation in which the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Flo
rida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Caro
lina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia, which cast a total vote of 1,
870.000 for President in 1916, have 126 electoral votes, while 1
706,000 voters in the state of New York have only 45 electoral
votes. ,: ' . ' '
Such discrepancies presumably are due in large part to the
limitation of the Negro vote in the southern states. If those
states wish to continue the limitation, they are at liberty to do
so on condition that they lose part of their representation.
Now that a reapportionment of representation, based upon
the census of 1920, is to be worked out, the question may as well
be squarely faced whether the 14th amendment is to be enforced
or to remain more or less of a dead letter.
Form the above statement it
era States are demanding equalization of representation they do
it for no other reason that they are seeking an equal apportion
ment of political power.
In attempting to form an
will be received by Southern States we may gain some idea of
their-prescnt -reasoning-processes frem-the following editorial
clipped from the Baton Rouge, Louisiana State Times, captioned
"Negro and Constitution." It states:
"A task which sufficiency
Constitutional Convention is that of framing new articles so a3 to
completely and absolutely eliminate the Negro from politics. Lou
isiana's legislation on this will not stand the test of the Supreme
Court of the United States. Practically the same law in Oklahoma
has been declared unconstitutional by the nation's highest tribu
nal and if the issue is ever in this state as it would be if the oc
casion ever arose the Supreme Court would declare invalid any
federal election held under the clause. The so-called grandfather
clause has worked satisfactorily up to the present time. A test
has never come, and it has served to keep the Negro out of poli
tics. But the issues are too important and results too far-reach-inor
not to have the suffraee articles drawn so that they will keep
the Negro out of politics and at the same time stand the test of
the Supreme Court cf the country, if the occasion should ever
arise." .
Wriatever may be the reaction of the South to this proposal
we may be sure that this proposal holds vast possibilities for our
trood or ill and because of the fact should, command the close
scrutiny and study of group investigators and students.
CONCERNING THE MINIMUM WAGE. '
The Progressive Citizen of Texarkana in discussing the wil
lingness of the Industrial Welfare
women on it3 minimum wage scale says:
It seems to the Progressive Citizen that no class of servants
are more worthy of the benefits of this recent ruling than the
women who do the drudgery work
ple have been too long denied the just meed of their service;
they have had no one at court to speak for them, and have been
regarded as unworthy of the least
ation consistent with their toil.
It costs just as much for a
the general run of those who
cook goes to buy a winter coat, a pair or shoes, to pay rent, to
nurchase food for herself and children she is assessed as heavily
I as those for whom she works.
I with others she is entitled to a
ing in decency. -
We truly trust that old clothes, stale grub, and a back alley
room over the garage will not be substituted for the money to
some journals tnat a program or this nature is to D$ introduced
to keep housewives from having to increase the pay Vf their ser
vants. ' -. y
If good white friends would render themselves a" service that
will count let them raise the wages of their faithful cooks, wash
erwomen, etc. They not only earn it. thev deserve even more
. ....
'than is contemplated. in hi3 new ruling. Give the Colored woman
a chance." ; . '
J To such sentiments we add our heartiest Amens. It is our
opinion that a minimum wage for women and children means
all women and children. All servants are worthy of their hire.
j Their work not their color, i3 the thinj to be considered.
TnK TUIXAS
the National Congress by Con
law upon which the presenta
as to make their representa
comecture as to the spirit in
states directly affected by it.
feel that before these states,
remove "grand-father clauses"
- practices which have rendered
group of their citizens the custo
can be determined only in case
is easy to see that while North-
opinion as to how such agitation
justifies the calling of the new
Commission to include Colored
of the world. This class of peo
thought as respects a rmuner-
r
washerwoman, to live a3 it does
labor with their hands. When a
If she is expected to pay equally
wage that will warrant her in liv
.... . .. ...I J
EXPRESS, DALLAS, TEXAS. SATHtDAY, DECEMBER 13, 11W0.
TUC MIDDflD PIC f!
MIL. INII II iui 1 ui
PUBLIC OPINION
THE NEGRO HUE TIIROUGU-OUT THE AGES.
Prehistoric Chalder L
.-.'' . '
(By Drusilla Dunjee Houston, President Oklahoma Training School.)
History tells us that the foundation of Chaldea, ancient Balylonla was
almost coincident with Egypt In fact, in the beginning of the world, they
were sister colonies of a parent empire. Cushltes created Chaldea;
5000 B. C it was a civilized state. Ancient Babylonia was a division of
Cusha-Dwlpa, tho' Cushlte empire of Ethiopians of Pre-historio times.
Ancient authorites tell us that tho first drganlzed government of the
world and the first dominion over the various tribes, was of the Cushlte race.
Today archaeologists are unearthing indisputable proofs of the extreme
antiquity of Chaldea. They have unearthed Babylon evidences proving that
under her oldest cities, lay the foundations of other cities, which stretch
back into the antcdeluvlan world. This subsantiates the old legend of the
'Deluge' upon the Babylonian tablets, that the supervisors of the Flood re
turned and rebuilt upon the old foundation of Babylon, which of an earlier
name was destroyed in the general overthrow.
Berosos, a Chaldean priest of the temple of Bel, wrote a history of
Chaldea in nine books. He gave the oldest traditions of the origin of the
human i race. His works perished but fragments remain in the writings
of the Greek, Hebrew and Roman Fathers. We can no longer claim that
tradition does not stand for. actual facts px the life of a race. Men once
claimed that ancient Troy was a myth; hut the archaeologists of today have
unearthed the Troy of Greek tradition. In Crete proff are being laid bare,
that the remembrance of earlier ages were acurate and true.
Berosus tells us, of the earlier ages, when a multitude of men of va
rious tribes inhabited Chaldea. They lived there without any order like
animals. Bel, the god 'of Chaldea saw the frultfulness of the land. He sent
to them from the sea a fearful fish by name of Oan. Its image half man
and half fish Is still preserved. It represents men coming to them by sea
in ships. Just as the first untutored inhabitants saw this wonder, men trav
eling as fish through the sea, so the first impression remained unchanged
as the tradition passed on down to after generations.
The tradition continues, "This animal came at morning up out of the
sea and passed the day with men;, but it took no nourishment, and at sun
set went again Into the ocean and there remained for the night The fish
taught men language and science, the harvesting of seeds and fruits and
rules for boundaries of land, the mode of building ' cities and temples,
arts and writing and all that pertains to. the civilization of man. This
early tradition and the image of the Fish God represents a historical hap-,
pening in life of undeveloped and untutored people.
The Cushlte Etlioplans were a maritime people, who had long possessed
the arts. The Fish-God represents a ship bringing the civilized Ethiopian,
who taught the arts unknown to the aborigines of , Chaldea. It shows that
civilization did not originate in Chaldea, but sprang from the Pre-historic
race that proceeded them. Berosus tells us that the Chaldean traditior
placed the birthplace originally as the
deep antiquity was the seat of Ethioplc culture.
There supremacy in the early ages was everywhere marked by progress
in the industries and in science, united with myths and traditions peculiar
to the Ethiopian mind. Three ships appeared upon the coasts of Pre-historic
Chaldea, bringing to them the art of
onized Egypt, so she colonized Chaldea, India, and Italy, introducing re
ligion, science, manners, customs and art They pushed back the original
inhabitants, afterwards the 8emitic tribes and their language everywhere
except in the West which afterwards became Assyria.
WHITE MAVS CITILIZATIOX TUMBLIXG.
No man who scans the columns of our daily papers .and reads of the
carnage in England, -the uprising in Ireland, the horhocides, suicides, lynch
Ings and burnings in America, can dispute the fact that the white man's
civilization is tumbling. : . .
The bloody scenes that have attended the fall of seven 'countries Which
have stood out as leaders in the world's civilization are engulfing two of
the leading nations of today, namely, England and America. No wonder
men of thought are beginning to discuss the domination of the white races
by the Colored races. This is due to the fact that civilization is not built
upon carnage and bloodshed, but upon Christianity and justice. The his
toric events of Rome, Greece and all the other decadent nations that have
fallen from their cynical methods are only synonymous to the conditions
that exist today in America and England.
Nero threw the young maidens into the arena to be devoured by lions
lo order to -satiate and bring pleasure to himself and the Gladiators who
surrounded him, but his acts were no more base than the mob of Mississ
ippi, who walked into the temple of justice and defiled the sinewy arms
of , the law by taking from the court the victim who was on trial and drag
ging him through the streets until his body became inert In' this, the home
cf the brave and the land of the free, and the country which boasts of
its xeligIous status, JHla acts were no more jrlie lhanthe acts of the hood
lums of England who are causing anarchy to run rampant over the coun
try that has become more proud of its station In . the world than even
America.
And yet while the white races are commitlng these woeful crimes for
the review of civilization, Japan, Africa, the Negro and all of the darker
races are striving to become more enlightened and are drawing nearer to
Him who said, "I am the way, the truth and the light" The signs of the
times that forecast the. falling of Rome and Greece are vividly portrayed
by the acts of the mobs In England and America. Here upon this soil where
,the Pilgrims moved their patrimony in
quility men are destroying the very principles that these noble men and
women came to enuciate by acts of violence which will inevitably dethrone
the Anglo-Saxon race, which is fast retrograding here and. abroad.
Tho white raco has been alloted the task of making the world better,
and so was the Egyptian race, and when the Egyptian race failed God
placed them in the malestrora of the world and that is exactly what is
happening to the white white race today.
No race or set of people can boast of their superiority or hold superi
ority intact that tramples upon the laws of He who came to redeem the
world. "I came to save and not destroy the world," was the solemn ex
hortaton of the Nazarine. And et a large number of the white, race who
boast of their superiority and their divine right, to leadership in the shap
ing ot the world's destinies are going diametrically opposite to what they
claim they are dedicated to do. They have become so busy prating about
superiority and trying to hold other races in subjection until their allotted
task has been overlooked. , Nearly two thousand years ago Christ thundered
forth the following warning to all the world: "Verily, I say unto you that
whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap." This is Just as true to
day as it was then, and neither man or races can violate this sacred dec
laration without suffering the inevitable consequence. -Times-Plaindealer.
HOW ABOUT COLORED OFFICERS.
Chief of Staff Major General March In his annual report states the na
tion will need two hundred and eighty thousand men and nearly eighteen
thousand officers for its peace time army. To obtain the men, he continues
will be easy, but to obtain the officers will be most difficult Thto problem,he
aays, has been rendered more difficult by the delay in the enactment of
legislation governing the reorganization of the army. "We ask the next Con
gress, which will be overwhelmingly Republican, and President-elect Hard
ing to see to it that black America gets its Just quota of both officers and
men In the new leglslalon. Not only is that race entitled to this by reason
ot its numbers, but It is entitled to more than this by reason of its valiant
and tal service In time of war as well as peace. Neither the next Con
gress nor the next President need any argument to recognize the profound
wisdom of having a goodly number of black men In the service of Uncle
Sara in the trying days to come. We do feel It necessary, however, to ln
fcrrn both that the black American will not be content to serve without
the right to promotions from the ranks recognized. The black race will
no longer be content to have only privates in the United States Army.
There is no more flagrant wrong done the twelve million black Americans
by the American Government than the practical denial of 1 black citizens
rights as officers in the army. The World War proved, if nothing else,
to the Southern Administration at Washington not only the loyalty of black
men to the Stars and Stripes, but the loyalty and efficiency of black officers,
and the loyalty of black men to black officers. These facts have been over
whelmingly attested by a thousand reports. Nor needs General March to
lament his Inability to get such officers. Much ol his difficulty In. the ob
Erythrean Sea which we know In
civilized life. Just as Ethiopia col
quest of religious freedom and tran
taining of officer, could be removed in the twinkling of an eye II r ho should
recall as many as he needs of the thousands ;of W"2. w.,
summonarily mustered out of the service because they were ...a
want black officers like Colonel Young and Colonel Davis put In comply
command of the Ninth and Tenth Calvary, the Twenty-fourth and Twenty
fifth Infantry. We want at least ten such Colored regiments in he new
army, President Harding, and we want Colored officers in those r
iwsesskse:
t Dallas Express Corner
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For Women
By Juliette Lee.
y
CIIII.OKIV'S HAUITS.
Habit formed In chllhood are very!
difficult to break. The younger the
child, the more quickly a habit I
formed. I
There experience having been o
limited, they very quickly become ac- j
ciiHtomed to almost any new diversion
tnat may corae their way. Many lit
tle things that, at the' time, seem tri
vial, will have a severe effect in af
ter years.
One or the worst habits that young
child forma Is that of thumb sucking-.
Many mothers would rather bave
the baby quiet and happy and auck
Intf Its thumb than dissatisfied with
life in general and raising Cain. But
me pacitying or tne youngster Dy ims,
method will cause a great deal of dif
ficulty. When a child sucks Its thumb it
pushes the roof of the mouth upward
so that It makes a very high arch: -and
as the roof of the mouth is tho j
floor of the nose, the nasal space is .
reduced and the septum of the nose Is
pushed over either to the right or to
the left usually to the left
The upper teeth in front, along with
the bone in which they are Imbedded,
are pushed forward and upward, and
the lower front teeth and the sur-1
roundlnir bona are Dushed Inward and
downward so that the arranKement of
the teeth, that was Intended by Na
ture, is very seriously lntered with.
The constant drawing,. from sucking
the thumb, extends to the accessory
cavities and there Is almost a certain
ty that adenoids will be deveolped If
this habit Is continued for any con
siderable period.
Thumb sucking Interferes with the
shape of the face, the mouth, the
nose, the position of the teeth, the
ability to masticate and changes the
tone of the voice.
Don't you think It Is rather an ex
pensive method of amusing a chlldT
' Those who have allowed their chil
dren to keep up this undesirable hab
it for a number of years have been
the Indirect cause of Inconvenience,
disease and disfigurement to the chil
dren. The time to stop a child from suck
ing Its 'thumb Is the first time you
see It do the act. '
Start rlsht and don't let up -until
the habit la broken. .
AUNT PATSY'S FORUM.
Dear. Aunt Pat:
I want a home, but we can't seem
to Ret started. I think I'll Just get me
Home swell furniture and it will be
out of the way whenever we do get
a home.
Yours truly, .
Laura.
My Dear Laura:
You truly have a very perplexing
problem on hand. A borne should be
the first goal set by all young mar
ried people, but It takes a nice sum
to begin with well and getting this
Initial "nest egg" Is the hardest task
one usually encounters. So few are
willing to make the necessary sacri
fice to begin with and It seems so
much easier to surround yourself
with1 beautiful furture which you can
manage on the "easy term plan'.' But,
my dear, I am convinced tnat those
persons who forego buying fine fur
niture, buying only what they actually
need and begin laying aside a few dol
lars for a first payment on a home
arrive at their goal the- sooner. They
eventually get the home and the
good furniture nor home to show for
thnir ihiF. it nhowa thrift and re
spectability to have something but If;
you want, iu piay naicij ..tow .
best not to buy hih priced furni
ture, pianos and cars before you have
a location for them. The chief point
after all with either plan you may se
lect Is "sticktuitiveness."
Lovingly, -
AUNT PAT.
SILVER , ANNIVrtHAIlT CKl.EHRA
TIRT. Mr. end Mrs. Homer Holller were at
home to their many friends Dec. 7th.
Tho occasion being the celebration of
their 25th wedding anniversary. The
family residence was attractively ar
ranged for the event, no detail as to
beauty, comfort of guest nor ease of
movement had ' been overlooked. The
reception opened at 4:30 p. m., when
Mr. and Mrs. Holller assisted by ten
matrons, all most charmingly attired
received hearty congratulations until
6:30. At 8 o'clock a family dinner
Was served at which Miss Skull, sis
ter of the bride was guest of honor,
having come from the home In Gal
veston to Join In the festivities. The
house party was also included.
Prompt at 9:30 the younger element
began to arrive for the dance. The
dance pavillion was gorgeously deco
rated and pleasing favors made glad
the hearts of the dancers at frequent
intervals. Qood music and delicious
ASKS EARLY COKfSlnF.RATIOJf AWD
I'ASSAfJK OF THE OVER ANTI
LYNOIII1VG BILL. RVF.HY COIV
GRKSSMAN KIMtS I'KTITION OH
UKSK WHEN CONGRESS OPENS.
Washington. D. C, Dec. 18. Today
when Congress opened every member
of the House of Representatives found
on his desk a petition from the Na
tional Equal Rights League urging
him to do his utmost t secure early
confederation and final passage of the
Dyer Anti-lynching Bill, which Is No.
127 on the House Calendar.
The petition signed by the Pres.
M. A. N. thaw, calls attention to the
continuance up to this very day of
lynching, unabated, unchecked, undi
minished In frequency and savegery
and cities this as ample proof of the
Inability of state Jurisdiction to cure
the civil and disgrace to the nation.
President Shaw started a movement
for a million dollar defense fund be
longing to and controlled by the race
at a mammoth meeting In his Bos
ton church, Nov. 30th and today start
ed - from Boston for a speaking tour
of S week in the Middle, Western and
Border States.
LIMITING OF IMMIGRATION WOULD
HELP NEGRO LABOR.
(A. N. P.)
Washington. D. C, Dec. 18. Several
members of Congress are Insisting
that all Immigration to the Unite
States be stopped Immediately, and
that no foreigners be permitted t
enter until after the new Immigra
tion bill Is passed, which will be six
months or more- from- now.
Fifteen million men, women arid
children of all social and economic
classifications, representing every na-,
tionality In Europe, are fighting for;
passage to the united states, accor
ding to reports submitted by seven
teen transatlantic steamship company
representatives to Frederick A. Wallls,
commissioner of Immigration at Ellis
Islund. Every seaport city and town
along the western and southern
coasts of Europe they said. Is crowded
with persons, who. In their eagerner
nens to leave for this country, have
sold their homes and everything they
possessed. Passports offices abroad
were reported to be beselged with
applications.
Thev also expressed the opinion that
6.0(10.000 Germans and Austrian are
packed up and ready to sail aa soon
as the United States makes peace with
their governments.
THRIFT BANK ORGANIZATION. PRO
CEEDS RAPIDLY.
Dallas, Tex. Dec. 18. Wltn School
Government Thrift Hanks either In
operation or In process of organiza
tion In the thirty-odd schools In the
city of Dallas, the movement Is rap
Idly sweeping tha country, according
to the Government Havings Dlvielon
In Dallas. The notable steps In Dal
las during the past ten days hav
been organlxatlon of banks In Central
wedding refreshments added to the
charm of the evening. Many and beau
tiful tokens In harmony with the oc
casions were every where In evidence.
The management of this nmglniflclent.
entertainment was in the hands- or
Mr. and Mrs. David Hughes, son and
daughter of the bride and groom and
charming members of the newly-weds.
They presented every prospect of be
ing well able to continue the ocJ
standard set by their distinguished
parents.
THE rniSCIlXiA ART CLUB.
The P. A. C.'s held their weekly
meeting with Mrs. J. H. Dodd on
Pearl street. The meeting was held
on Thursday on account of the wed- ,
ding anniversary of one of the mem
bers. The usual routine of work was
the order of the day. Final plans were
made for the annual mid-year enter
tainment given by the club which
will occur on Dec. 29th. Miss Skull
of Galveston, was guest of the club
and made a delightful deport of her
interest in the club ever since its i or
ganisation, praising Its accomplish
ments and predicting its opportunity
for wholesome good In ths future.
The hostess served pie ala-mode. '
Delicious confection of her own prep
aration, which easily places her in
clans A In the clulnary art.
THR CORTICFLLI ART CLUB.
The Cortlcelll Art Club held Its reg
ular weekly meeting at the home of
Mrs. Isaacs, 313 Cliff Street, Oak Cliff.
Six members responded with quota-.
tions to the roll call.
We are proud of the members of our
club for they are putting forth their
best efforts to make every minute
count snd are working hard and
xealously to make the year's work "a
succeus.
It was augpestcd by the members
through our worthy president that
our next meeting be held at Mrs.
Lane's home on Thomas avenue, Jan.
3rd, 1921, giving us time to do our
Christmas shopping.
The hostess served a fruit salad
course with cheese straws.
M. E. BREWER, Reporter.
GOOD THINGS FOR CHRISTMAS. '
Kralt Salad.
To make a rery pretty Christmas
salad as well as a very delicious on
take thick slices of canned pineapple
and plac on lettuce leaves. Cut a
banana In about two-Inch pieces and
place In the middle of slices of pin
eappple and place a maraschino cherry
on top of the banana. Serve with
mayonnaise over the pineapple. This
salad looks like little Christmas can
dles lighted at each place.
Cheese Wafers.
Cut thin slices of bread and spread
with butter and cream cheese that has
been grated. Roll up In the little
rolls as you Would Jelly roll, place In
a hot oven and toast. These are de
licious served with salad, but they
must be served while crisp and Just
out of the oven.
Ilum Pudding.
1-2 pound rslsins.
1-2 pound chopped suet
S cups bread crumbs.
.1-2 cup brown sugar. '
Grated rind of 1-2 lemon.
Orated rind of 1-2 orange.-1-2
cup flour.
1-2 pound currants.
2 eggs.
1-2 cup of milk.
Mix the dry ingredients thoroughly.
Heat tho egtrs, add them to the milk
and pour over the dry mixture. Mix
thoroughly, pack In greased tins,
lonvlnv soace of one Inch at the top
of each. Tie on the lids and boll for
ten hours. Keep In a cool place until
needed. Serve with hard sauce or
whipped cream.
Wat llon-bons.
Take two cups granulated sugar,
ono-half cup of sirup and one-fourth
cup hot water and a small pinch of
cream of tartar. Iloll to the soft ball
stage. Pour Into different plates. In
one plate put a little melted choco
late and a fourth teaspoon of vanalia,
on another plate pour a few drops of
red coloring and flavor with straw
berry, on another pour a little yellow
coloring and flavor with orange or
lemon; the last may be left clear or
flavored with pistachio. Drop about a
dozen almonds on each plate. Stir
each plate until sirup turns creamy
and nutmeat Is well coated with sug
ar. Separate each nut and nlaca on
waxed -paper to dry.
Peanut Brittle.
1 quart roasted peanuts. '
1 lb. granulated sugar. '
Shell the peanuts; remove the skins
and roll them through the meat chop
per. Melt the sugar over the fire; add
the peanuts: mix and turn out on
greasea marble slab or large greased
cut into, squares and break apart.
Oak Cliff ,flan Jacinto, Milam, Reagan,
the Oak. Cliff High School and three
of the Negro schools. The Texas Con
gress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher
Association, which Is co-operative
with the Treasury Department, has
been very active In fostering this
work in the Schools of Texa since
the annual State meeting of the Con
gress in Dallas In November when
delegates observed the workings of
the School Government Thrift Bank
and the Student Thrift Messenger sys
tem of the John Henry Brown School.
Wide spread Interest in tho organiza
tion of School Government Thrift
Banks outside of the city at Dallas
Is shown by the dally mall of the
Government Savings Division. Thurs
day mall brought an even core of
letters containing notifications of or
ganizations of Thrift Banks in school
of formation of plans for their or
ganization and specific . promise to
immediate future.
The Bailey Ingllsh School of Bon
ham has Its organization for tempoi-.
m7n.0P,eI.atl1on' n,l w reach a per
manent basis soon. Seymour, according
to Superintendent J. F. Kemn li
working on the thrift bank plan.
?.an orenlzation set up. Ter
T,"! itarper' dltar of of "The Live
oak, San Antonio, comments favor
ably on the organization of School
Government Thrift Banks In all San
rntT2mmSCh.1;' Llllla Mlkeski
il!" beginning the work la
one of the rural school of Bell Cpun-
nta2-v''ile . cho- whh mad
ver In ?h,irT8t rcor' of Texa. last
year In thrift and savings, according
t?-iiDrilnLennt "lackmonaol
Principal R. Reece Is going forward
again thl year. President R L? Lew.
is. of the McAllen School Bord. f.I
vors and is Joined by Superintendent
Ul,1,.y' Ei J Kurt", secretary
niTscnoof. the Th"" "X
Dr. Mary G MrReynolds of Call-
ornFederh.? "r,rl"VnB ,n Dallas' wrot.
Director Hume here to
commend the plan and urge Its uml
Postmaster E. A. Shelton, of EI Paso
urges each school to organize a W
o,7V Jhrlft R.nk' "hTme mZh
rector f H Zt Cyfr: Thrift DU
it lZX pSlrU ? htt" , Thrlft nank
rects the thrift work nnd saw to thl
organization of a Thrift Bank In ihl
Douglas School at Tyler, jfexa.
JOHN W. LEWIS "PEAKS" IN PITTS-
Plttshnrgh, 'pa.,N' Dec 1 w-
ef?-----S
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