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THK PA I.I-AH EXPRESS, DALLAS, TEXAS, SATURDAY. APRIL 0, 1021. Official Texas Colored League Schedule For 1921 O BASE BLAL O id.. ' I r Y: AND STAC.E ALL ..SET FOR GIANTS' 8PKIX0 OPEMNG WACO KAY NiATORS TO ItK OPENING AT TRACTION. Local Sqnad Down to FliThtlng Trim . Ai Looks Good on Paper. Sunday afternoon April 10, Knights of the diamond of Dallas and Waco will Assemble at marine field or Gas ton -'Park, In the first of a spring series classic. The battle will be pitched at 3:00 p. m. and will be under command of Field Marshal, Kmmett Taylor, who; will marshal the forces of the home- Una and the opposition "sabled vet- erans with service colors flying;" youthful youngsters with the tender ness of years streaming down their cheeks will be seen on the Btage ot action in this conflict. The coming event will furnish much food for speculation among lo cal fans, as this performance will give Dallas bugs their first glance of seeing the new Clan of Wnltaker in action. The Dallas Giants, according to Secretary Pryor, will be there with the necessary punch when the gongj sounds. Waco Navigators is an un known quantity since their admission to the league this year. We have failed to get their lino-up for thin scrap, but wise one say, they have the goods. Well, Sunday after nnon we will all know who got the lmttiii.' The probablo line-up for the Giants: Phe.nks lb, Williams 2b, Jones 3b, Johnson, S. S. Sloan. rontcrflcld, DALLAS MEX TO ESTABLISH RACE FILW EXCHANGE. J. H. Harris of Grand Central Thoatro and F. M. Pitts of Excelsior Mutual Benefit Association have just I closed contract with certain com panies for handling Race films. Ter ritory to cover Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. "Ioyal Heart's" featuring Sidney P. Dones, a Texas product, also a successful California business man. is tholr first picture to be distributed, which Is being booked over the three states now. TOLIfE HEAD FOILS PARTY OF LYNCHERS. Birmingham, Ala., April 7. It was the cool-headed action of Commis sioner Taylor of the public safety de partment of this city that held in check the spreading crime wave and prevented a certain lynching of an aged Negro. Cool-headed, Quick and deliberate action by, this official in dispersing a mob saved a life and a lynching stigma against the name of Alabama Just as a number of shoppers came out of one of tho lurge Second avenue stores, into Second avenue .always a crowded thoroughfare, an humble Ne gro, in his greasy ' everal Is, colided with a woman. With a tip of his cap and an apology he hurried on his way. As he hurried, all the men and boys that congregated on the down town corners pursued .giving chase until a riot call was sent to police headquarters. The fugutlve was landed safely In Jail, while the Jeering, shouting mob outside clamored for his life's blood. The police commissioner ordered the mob to disperse. They did not, then he called the fire department out. Chief Akins soon had the big hose playing a forceful stream of water on the mob. Was It effective? Well, yes, tiie crowd hurriedly dispersed. Bir mingham was saved tho disgrace of a lynching .while tho leering, Jeering crowd awoke the next morning with out blood-stained hands. LITTLE C.ntL ASSAULTED RE FORE HER PLAYMATES. Harried While Man Commits Most Revolting Crime In Illntory of Coun ty. ' Wesson, Miss., April 7. One of the most revolting crimes that has occurred in this eectV i recently was the attack on a 10-yiur old girl of our race by Tony Fuller, a white man employed by a railroad company here. Fuller was rushed to Hazel iurst shortly after being arrested through fear that he w mid be at tacked by relatives of the girl, who declared they would shoot him on sWht. The girl's name has been withheld by special request of her parents. Fuller was arrested following the confession of an 11 year-old white boy, who had been reported as an accomplice to the crime. The boy Is alleged to have said that Fuller made the attack and ordered him t serve as "lookout." Other girls, aged 6 to 11 witnessed the outrage. It lr. claimed. Fuller has a wife and three children. iFcellng here became so intense against Fullor that officials decided to senl him to Hazelhurst for pro- tectlon. Ho was placed under heavy guard and sp'rited away. Fuller has been known in this vicinity as a "race hater," and has always opposed vigorously every movement that tend ed to create friandship wth the whites. OFFICER WHO ASS n TED WO MAX, EXONERATED Knoxvlllo, Tenn.. April 7. A white jKIlceman charge I with having as saulted a young woman of this city in connection with the handling of a crowd of passengers boarding a street car at the corner of Gay street ir:d Church avenue, was found not guilty and exhonorated by police commissioners after being reprimand ed sod Instructed not to Interfere again with the boarding of the car by both white and colored passengers. The patrolmen were inxtructed that tho city has no power wh reby white pooole shall , be allowed to get on street cars before colored people, but all are to take their turns. Pntrol mcTi may interfere only wheu here Ah danger of disturbance caused by piiHfiintr or crowding. They may in terfere also when they see Colored people continually attemnt to crowd into Ibe car mie?d of "h'l. uv:Ipr it fs their tarn, to do wo, or to In t..'T ir tho Kf. te war when white peoi.'c :tempt to take advantage ol OTHER SPORTS EDITED BY J. ALBA ADSTIN Waters, right, Harris, left-field, Rich ardson, catcher, Daniels, or Clark, pitcher. Catcher Charles Spearman, ex Giant and Panther has signed a con tract to play season of 1921 with New York Royal Giants. He will report to the Harlem tribe April 15. Cbaney White and Willis Rector will cavort in the pastures of the Philadelphia Hlldales the coming season. White and Rector are also former Giants and Panthers. The announcement of Sunday's game produced many cheers of wel come from local fan bugs. The game will be called at 3 p. m. Yes, music too. EAST DALLAS Y8 QlEEJf CITY. East Dallas vs. The Queen City Black Cats will play Sunday April 10th. The following Is the Queen City fine-up: Eddie Williams, C. P.; Dallas Mike, L. P.; George Barnett, R. P.; Clifton Miles, 1st. B : Steve Ulack, 2nd B. : Big Hands, 3rd B.; Shorty Jim, C: Red Cox, P.; Blank Jackson, 1st B.: Rose Cox, P.; Pink Cooksie, C; .Frank Smith, Mgr.; Leon Miles and Mud, Capt. ; Chick Shepherd, Umpire. First game called at 2:30 p. m. In Queen City. Take Ervay Car. get off at Hickman, go east four blocks. LOYD GASTON. Reporter. NOTICE J "Temple Swift Kids' Base-ball Clut wants to plav somebody, anywhere, anytime. Notify E. .1. GVRETT, 5f E. Avenue C, Temple, Texan. 4-9-lt. colored people in entering. But In any case, It Is the patrolman's duty to force pnsHcngcrs to observe a line of entrance .each taking his or her turn to enter the cars, provided there Is d-'sturhnncc The trial was of unaual Interest and about twenty-five witnessed, both colored and whites, were summoned. Several local attorneys .both white and colored, were connected with the investigation. Tho woman who charged assault against Patrolman Keener claimed that be twice Jerked her away from the car when she was trying to en tei. PEON LABOR IS COMMON' SOITH. IX Invest kilters Find Evidence of Sys tem in Six Months' Probe of Black Kelt. ' Washington, April 7. Reports of peonage in Southern StateB, now at trading nation wldp attention through the Georgia case in which eleven Negroes are alleged to have been murdered, have been under ineerti gatlon by the Federal authorities for several months, U was stated at the Department of Justice. The results of the Investigation will be laid before Attorney-General Dangherty within a few days be re tiring aides of former Attorney Gen- cral Palmer. Mr. Palmer last' year ordered the Bureau of Investigation I in the Department of Justice to con duct a thorough Inquiry into numer our complaints that peonage was be ing practiced In all parts of the South. The Investigation was started about six months ago. .Federal agents salt: they discovered that peonage Is be ing practiced extensively In Georgia and that It Is common In Alabama, Mississippi, Iouls'iana and Texas. The federal authorities have prepared to prosecute numerous cases in each of those states. The system of peonago now prac tised In the South, it was explained by Federal agents, violates Section 269 of the United States crlminnl codo, which prohibits persons to work out Indebtedness, In on r to meet the labor problom on plantations. Department of Justice Agents, said, some planters and farm ers of the South force their Negro tenants heavily Into their debt for food supplies and other necessities, and piake them work to repay the debts. CHRIS CARTER TITINS TABLES ON ACCUSERS. Says lie nrlled Detective And Lodge ' Head Aot To Push Case Against Him. St Louis, Mo., April 7 Christo pher Columbus Carter, ex-pastor, con fessed bigamist, slayer, confidence man, lover de lux, and master crook, ha again apparently defeated Justice, and turned the tables on the St. Louis po'ice. More than that he has cre ated a scandal which digs Into the very vitals of St. Louis business and social K.fe. After his exoneration as the slayer of Editor Cooke, of the Gary Defender and Sun, It appears that Carter word ed his way by easy confidence stages through South Bend and Indianapolis, Ind., to St. Louis. Arriving here hi posed as sa'.esmnn for a fraternal regalia concern, collected large amountj of money .and was finally arrested as a confidence man. Nov comes Carter's startling chargi th"t he paid addison Logan, a well- known "dick" of St. Louis, and Lester Taylcii', Illustrious Potentate of Mo dlnah Shrine, 'and a prominent bus iness man In St. Louis, va '.ous sums of money to stop prosecution. So strong has Carter made his charged that Logan has been sus pended from the police force, and Taylor has been arrested for bHbery. Carter was arrested March 7 on a trip to the St. Louis police from S. A. Brusseaux of the Keystone Nat'onal Detective Agency. He now charge? that logon told him to put 110.00 In his underclothing to bo turned over to Medinah Ixdge, in which case the IiOdge would not prosecute him. He says that when he was searched n' the police station, $40.00, a ring, and a stud were taken from him. When arrested, Lester Taylor w as found In possession of tho ring. Locnn admits Caftir further charges that Local offend to "fix" the chief for 460 00 Carter says that ho learned the Shrine .iecrt8, by which he lngrnti pted himself into the hearts of the "'r'ners. through Taylor, although Vnylor Vnew tiitu nt. (Carter) was till Lot a Siiiiner. Carted, although a intKb marriori AT BEAUMONT AT DALLAS AT FT. WORTH AT GALVESTON AT HOUSTON AT SHREVEPORT P I May 28, 29. 30. . jviay 25. 26, 27. April 23. 24, 25. May 1, 2, 3, 4. M,a ",22'9 ".'in24' EEAUMONT KC3Q August 11, 12. IS, U. 'June 25, 26, 27. May 9. 10. 11. Sept. 4, 6, 6. J"'y. 5' gl V Sept. 16, 17. 18. jAugust 19, 20, 2l. June 3, 4, '5, 6. August 27. 28, 29, 30. May 12. 13,14. 1 FA 1 1 Ltay 1, 2. 3, 4. May 15, 16. 17. May 9. 10. 11. !prll 23. "24. 25. DALIAS June 14. 15. 16. 17. I JHllflS !Ju'y 12. 13. 14. June 18. 19, 20. June It, 12, 13. June 3, 4. 5. b. July 23, 24, 25, 26. j L'",,u' jAugust 6. 7. 8. 9. July 30. 31, Aug. 1. j June 11. 12, 13. April 16, 17. 18. May 12, 13, 14. iMav 15, 16. 17. 'May 9. 10. 11. FORT WORTH July 26. 27. 28. May 6. 7. 8. HXDrGSS '" '5. 16. 17- 'June 18, 19. 'O. July 2, 3, 4, 5. .July 15. 16, '17, 18. j a-.yi ViJj Juy 2J 2i 25 28 July J 3l Aug j. May 6. 7, . Mav 22. 23. 24. May 28. 29. "30. April 17, 18. ' May 25, 26, 27. GALVESTON Sept. 9. 10, '11. !juy g. 9 10 A 27 ,28 29. HOT August 13. 14. 15. Ijune 25, 26, 27. August, 19, 20, '21. I VJl Sept lfii 17 ,lg Sc.pt Mi ..5 6. July i:, 14, 15, 16, 17. May 25. 26 . 27.. April 23, 24, 28. April 16. May 28. 29. 30. HOUSTON Sept. 24. 25, 26. June 25, , '26 . 27. :May .22, 23. 24. July 2. 3, 4, 5. SnOrtinC August 19, 20, 21. August 27, '28, 29, 30. June 3 4 .5 6 August 6, 7, 8, 9. P"' ""rS April 16, 17. 18 Unrll 22 August 13. 14, 15. 11 May 1. 2, 3. 4. MaV 6'.7;r '?e M...,' SHREVEPORT My .J' April 21. 22. j ,, . . 17. NCWS . June 18. 19, 20. I July 15' I6' 17' 18' July 30. 81. Aug. 1. " THE ABOVE DATES APPEARING WITH ONE STAR REPRESENT SUNDAY GAMES. mm ai ur nuv nvi.u APubmaNc: witu t iai 1 wtakm RUPRKSKNT HOLIDAY GAMES. July 2, 3, 4, 5 Dallas and Beaumont at McKinney no September 9, 10, 11, off days Fort Worth and Houston. This schedule subject to change when Wichita Falls and effective until after the 17th day of May, 1921. man, was about to embark upon mat rimonial seas again, it is said, it is rumored that the "lover de lux" had become engaged to marry a Mis Clark, prominent In social circles, and head nurse at a St. IxjuIs Muni cipal hospital. This would have beei Carter's fifth marriage, it is said. He Is a son-in-law, it is rumored, by one marriage to a prominent Chicago lawyer. fc!S5, 000 VOTED RIRAL SCHOOLS. Forty-Four Rills Passed in Day by House Set sew Jtecorii, uiciesi Members Say. Oklahoma City, Okla., April 7. Records for legislative accomplish ment were moved up a notch by tin house of representatives on .Monday. Pointing with nride to forty-four bills disposed of on final roll calls be tween 10 o clock Monday morning ami G o'clock In the afternoon, Speaker Schwalie claimed the title. Except for the all day and all night grind at the every end of legislative ses sions, he said, there never was such a productive da in the memory ol the oldest member. Appropritlon bills constituted the largest single class of bills Monday, instead of the local bills which have crowded the calandar on many previ ous day. Included in the appropria- atlons was the $257,983 deficiency bill to keep the University of Oklahoma operating for the remainder of this fiscal year. Other deflicency appro priation bills were passed for Cen tral State Normal school at Edmond. the Confederate home at Ardmore Pan handle A. and M. college at Good well, Texas County, and the State board of medical examiners. State aid totaling $285 00 for com mon schools to tide them over the remainder of this year Is provided in three bills, already passed by the senate, to which the house have its approval Monday. One gives $50,000 to Negro schools, ono $185,000 to rural schools and the other $50,000 to union graded and consolidated school districts. All bear the em ergency clause, making them effective as soon -as the governor approves them. The bill aiding Negro school--carried only $25,000 appropriations passed by the senate, and must In returned to the upper house for ap proval before going to the governor. NEGROES PROVIDED WITH LEAtilE PARK Birmingham, Ala., April 7. Objec tors to the playing of base-ball ol Negro organizations at Rickwood Park may now rest at east, for In future these organizations will have a nice park of nine acres of their own near Hillman, on the South Bess emer car line. The work of level ing the ground Is now under way, while tree stumps are being blown up with dynamite and other Improve ments are being completed. The plot of ground has been leased for a term of years from the Down ing estate by Garfield Mason in charge of the baseball organization, and of the nine acres a fence is be ing built around seven and a half. This will be the finest Negro league ground to be found anywhere in the South, according to those who are backng this and are expending large sums of money for the impi-ovemtn of the ground. Special car service for the various games also has been guaranteed by the Birmingham Rail way, LI ht and Power Company offl- The Birmingham club has paid $750 for membership in the National Negro Baseball League, and proposes to conduct the games, which will be gin next month, on a high plane. NEGRO HOSPITAL HEAD TO RE Bl'RIED TOMORROW. NashvV.le, Tenn., March 2J. Fun eral services for Dr. J. E. Wells, superintendent of the George W. Hubbard Hospital, who died after a short illness, will be held at the Me barry College auditorium at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, conducted 1 y Bishop Scott. Burial will be nt Greenwood cemetery. Tr. Well bad boon connected with I . .. . : ' " i Mennrry College nnd Hubbard Hos-: strongly urge that you have brought pital for 21 years. Until 1 o'clock I into the light this vicious system of Wednesday mornln" her rptmins : 'eononiic exploitation and debt-slnv-. 411! i t .1 i r ? I ery which is so prevalent In other n .ii ue 111 mi t in urn uiumr ui iiic, Hubbard Hospital, when the body will be taken to the auditorium ol Moharry. l.ftisns'rcn ISRS'TKS'CFn TO nRATII n ITIIIH T Ill'IlSf. l..ltMITTKH To ATTKJfl) HIS OWN TRIAL. Sylvester, Ga., April 7. Mace Gld dens, who was arrested recently In Kst Chicago, Ind., on a murder charge and sent ba.'k to Georgia by Gov. I vtnrrcn ri.'Cra-' or Indiana, has been sentenced by Judge Robert Eve in the Worth superior court to hang April R. Glddens was not permitted to at tend his own trial, and was in the courtroom only five minutes, and that was when the sentence was read to htm. Ha was hurried back to jail and placed In tho deatl' cell. The verdict did not come as a sur prise to those who were acquainted with the facts in the case. Efforts to have counsel to represent Glddens. se- ectea troni members or his own race. v.-ere carefully evnded bv authorities h,,re who had him In charge. While his relatives sent to this eirv Gld dsns' trial was hastily called and the death penalty decided upon. It is re ported that the evidence nf self-defense, which Glddens' att;.-nya hid pleaded In the bearing I r fore Gov. McCray, was not permitt-d to enter the "trial" here. . 'IH,.. . I,l,v,.ir It I- ArnA AIA I not know his case had been called until the verdict' n-c ri--. Mm. When Interviewed he suld: "I am not afraid to die. It la no more than I expected In the state of Georgia. I killed a white man who tried to kill me and my family when I refused to let this man Aldrldge work me for nothing, and 1 guess this is a crime in this part of the country. I want to thank the people of the tire, but I am a bliirk man and can not speuk for myself and protect my wife and mother from the wun of a white man who tried to murder them. "1 am glad they did not burn me alive. If 1 iuh to die I would rather (T to my death in a decent way. I don't regret what I did. I would pro tect my wife and mother against any man who stood at the door with a can In hi hnnd threatening them. T know T did not get a fair trial. No one spoke to me, and I linve been call ed nigger and other ugly names by men here who say they stnnd for ttie law. My advlre to any yountr man is to stnv out of Georgia If yoti have any north for potting up a fight for me. They did nil they could to u.et me lusninnhond in you.' That Gov. McCr.iv made a mistake t'-hen he gave Gi.idens ov.-r to the Gei.ruria Authorities wns proved by the verdict and trial flint the Intter re ceived recently. While the case took on n leenl attitude, it is regarded as a "railroad verdict." Glddens will have company on the gallows the day -lie Is to pay. the penaltv. for Joe .Tacks. in. was senten ced by .Tudtre Eve. to hand on the same date. This jNuinty. It Is snid. lias never gone on record as imposing the capital punishment on a white man. Several brutalities have occur red In this vicitinty during the past years. The unmerciful beating of a returned soldier by a mob led by offi cials of the city was among them This evidence was presented to Gov. McCray, hut too late for him to take action. It is reported that Glddens case will be taken to the United States supreme court if necessary. OAIJ, l'KONAHK MFTVACE TO 7SA TNOVS KCOSOMIC KITlltK. Greatest Cause of I'nrest Next to Lyn ehylng. S'eero Asnnelntlon THrKrapbM Prenl dent llnnllnic nnd (ieoriflu Governor on Georgia. CnseN. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 70'" v i"""'i i aumo, Fifth Avenue. New York, today made I pastor) at Ennis last Sunday. They nubile telegrams sent to President ' were guests of Sister A. Wright and Harding nnd Governor Dorsey of Geo-M t.-hii,. no- r..iA ma in which the statement is made her Kllliovn, 110, Quindelon. that the murder of eleven Negroes 1 , the Williams' plantation In Georgia - does not constitute an Isolated case i.A-c.rr.-,f....- of peonage in the South, but that a rin'' RhCONSTRl CTION SKSSfOV number of cases have been called to the attention of tho Department of OF THE NATIONAL It ACF COV Justice In recent years. r'ii't: tf iMi i.ir.i i ' The ArkHnsas riots of 1019 an dthe ' AMhItIC A, Inc. burning nt stake In January of this, year of Henry Lowery. are laid to the: In the telegram to the Governor of Georgia, he is called upon not only to exerciso his full power to bring the offenders in the present cases to Jus tice, but to proceed against the wide spread system of debt slavery which prevails in his state. The telegrams follow. Tho one sent. President Harding Is as follows: "March 21, 1921. "Hon. Warren G. Harding, President of the United States, Washington, D. C. The National Association for the Ad vancement of Colored People urgently requests of you that a thorough inves tigation be made by the Department of Justice under authority vested In that Department by Federal laws of peon age conditions In Jasper County. Geor gia, where John William, a white landowner hag kiiled or caused to be I. Hied eleven Negroes who threatend to testify against Williams regarding peonage. This case is not an Isolated one but Is Indicative of similar con ditions which exist in most southern states and particularly in the Mis sissippi Delta. Henry Lowry, Color ed, was burned at the stake In most horrible fashion in Arkansas on Jan uary 26th, because he attempted to escape from being held in peonage. In Phillips County, Arkansas, In Oc - tober, 1919, an unknown number of Negroes were slaughtered and others sentenced to death and Imprisonment for attempting to secure redress from exploitation through the courts of that .state. This Association has- furnished numerous cases or peonage to the De partment of Justice. The entire co nomic future of the South and of Ai .erica are affected by this system. . Thorough investigation and punish ment of those guilty of perpetuating tins system wnatever tne cose to the United States must be made. We urge you to Issue such an order. "JAMES WELDON JOHNSO... Secretary." The telegram to Governor Dorsey is as follows: , "March 2S 1921. "Hon. Hugh M. Dorsey, (iov. Stale of Georgia, At anta, Ga. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urges viu tit ti.a AvAfV fffnvt in tivlno- tr Justice the murderers of eleven Ne groes in Jasper County, Ueogla, be- cause iiiey mreaieneu 10 revca peon ace conditions in that .county. c ais age conditions In that .county. We also parts of Georgia a wen as wnicn Is so great & menace to the well being of Georgia, the South, and America. Will you not also turn over to the Department of Justice evidence of such other case of peonage as you "ttve ,n 'ur possession that the Dc- pai iiiieni may hci in ui'iijuiiin'ii wiiu statu authorities in wiping out this evil. Next to lynching there Is no greater cause ot unrest tnan this vi cious system. "JAMES WELDON JOHNSON, Secretary.'' A teKgram was also sent to Attorney-General Doughtery urging that the entire machinery of the Depart ment of Justice be placed behind the Georgia prosecutions. CITI.F.XS OP LorlSIAJTA MAY PAY POLL TAX IX ADVANCE. Raton Rouge, La. April 7. Pay ment of poll taxes in advance Is per mitted In an ordlnnnce introduced in the lower Houas last Tuesday. John P. Sullivan or New Orleans. Un der the plan, any citizen would here the right to pay poll taxes for two years at a time, or one year In ad cance. To illustrate hrw .i vruid work. Ay citizen, ii raying a poll tax for !21, would have a right to ray a n.-u tax for l!'i2 r.t the same il'i ,vt -''itnir i r-'. tv, -. same cause and It s stated n the xr, ' , 1 ' """" telegram that the practise of peonage Tlapt,on" 2" Ar Va; is widespread in southern states, es- V,.h v l",Z ? 'k 7A " rjnptlsi pecially In the Mississippi Delta re- ? 5'tr,ot, S W WnshTnVln Td irion It Is called the greatest cause 3. J streets n. w.. Washington. D. C, r ?:l Lx, t i..h& 5IV 4. 7. 1921. Rev.. W. J. Howard. park available for games. July 12, 13, 14, off days Galveston and These games may be played at Mineral Wells. Waco are admitted as members of the league, but no change will be 3"- LOOK AND READ! K - DultOSE. . J We. the Cemetery Association. areiHli.u.. ..... .u. preparing for a Tag Day, Saturday and Sunday, April nth and 10th. Hpln nn rnluo monev to nnv men In work In the cemetery. We want lOisj men next week. MRS. L. V. STEWART, President. MRS. A. J. MALONE. Secretary. A. J. DuBOSE, Reporter. BLESS THE LORD! Mrs. Cora Booker, 212 So. Hill Ave., and Mrs. Willie Cavenaugh worship- ned with the aainta nf the Ghnrch t cu..i t n t....u pnMtor, Every organisation In the race, In cluding local units of the Congress, churches, leagues, fraternal societies are requested to send delegates to this Congress. Some of the most thoughtful men and women of the race will speak. Vice President Coolldge, Senator Lodge, Secretnry Fall and others have also been invited to address the Con gress. The President will receive the dele gation 1. 1 the White House. In view, of the discrimination, segre gation In Governmental departments, and throvighout the country and the rising tide or the Klu Klux Klan, and other Inlustlces that's confronting us as a race, should bring together the leaders from every section of the country. At least 5,000 organization should register their protest in this session. For further Information address headquarters, Washington, D. C. President W. H. Jernaigin, 1341 3d Street, N, W., Washington, D. C. Executive Secretary H. J. Callls, 619 y Streets, N. W Washington, D. C. Paltlmore, Md. . vice President Mrs. Ora Stokes, Richmond, Va. I National Organizer J. C. Austin, I Pittsburgh, Pa. VIRGINIA MHN ISmiCTED IN LYN llll; CASE. (By A. N. P). Houston. Va., April 7. F'fteen white men have been Indicted bv tne errand I Jury in the Halifax County Circuit Court for oarticiDiitli.g. in an aUemDt ed lynching bee on the 20th of Mcrch. Joseph Coleman, a Negro, held in the county Jnll on a charge of murder was the Intended victim. ISOIS MAY NOT 1!E FKD. KitAI.l7.KI). Chicago, 111.. April 7. Prominent Negroes of Chicago, nre becoming somewhat alnrmed over the rear that the famous Klghth Regiment will not he mustered Into the new fedrallzed National Guard. The regiment has us full quota of men but no word has yet been received rrom wnsningion concerning the . matter. There are crave fears t at the Eighth will be left out in the cold by the govern ment. (By A. N. P.) IlTgh Shoals, Ga., April- 7. The sher iff nnd a number ot deputies are In vestigating the dynamiting or a cot ton ginnery owned by R. E. Fulll grove. a Negro planter In this country and the destruction of a Negro school house nt Shady Grove, Inst Sunday night. Up to the present time no ar rests have been made in connection with the outrage. Little Rock, Ark., April 7. The $50,000 hospital of the Supreme Roy al Circle, of Friends, a local Negro secret society, was dedicated on the 7th of March last. Charity wards and a nurses' training school are part oi the Institution's equipment. The Roy al tlrcle con'emplates the bi .lding of a hospital in the city of Memphis, Tenn., that will cost about $47,000. CO WAN'S VILLE. The Sunday Schools were well at tended at all of the churches Sun day. Rev J. Corney, pastor of St. James A. M. E. Church pre hed I;; his own wav to a very good congre- TIia CU-.k t....l C 1 . ,l. SOl'TIPS I IXEST COLORED SHOW A PLAY IIOl'SE roil TIIE ENTIRE FAMILY COl KTESY COMFORT W. Mit'c rnniiKin IT'S COMING! H i til iJ vismuiu ; 1 "GO AMI If! The most marvelous, fascinating, exhiliarating exhibition i Pto-y.ay acu.emeut ... nessed.r Don't forget the date I w v. ". X itSUNDAY it M t "THE UNPARDONABLE SIN," Y n ylsational! spectacular! superb! A I the biggest hit of the season. f CLYDE y THE P S 'i M I MONDAY n "THE LION MAN" li v ivn "ni'T fv T i'rv" A feature two-reel western. "MARRIED i "THE GOLDEN HOPE" A WESTERN SPECIAL Spectacular scones fighting, teeming with action. Also. "THE INVISIBLE HAND" H i WEDNESDAY r' "THE WOLF WOMAN" 'i T " IHa SUPER-SPECIAL featuring Charles Ray. M M "PHANTOM FOE" ' W m With W AlvSrjlv IIthursday LlyDo you love your wife? Yes m m OBEY." Also JOE RYAN in "HIDDEN DANGERS" IFRIDAY- yy "GO AND A mastodonlc mobilization SATURDAY y y II yy "GO AND GET IT" What is it man beast or devil? t f I fi fifl We have installed a clean, comfortable rest room for ladles. p.'A Just another feature for your convenience. Ice water in tne mez- zezine' I m FRED HILSON, Manager m M U A 5 ternoon the Heroines of Jericho had their annual sermon preached at Mayfield Baptist Church by Rev. J. P. Phillips, Sr. Sunday night Palm Sunday services were observed by J. C. Scott. Chapter No. 130, O. E. S., at St. James A. M. E. Church Much credit Is due them for the very ex cellent program rendered. Music was furnished by t'ie famous Cnwansville Brass Band. On Monday night March 21, Cowansville was graced with the presence of Bishop W. D. Johnson, D. D ot the 10th Episcopal District, who preached at St. James A. M. E. Church. He chose for a text. Psalm 61:1-2 verses: "From the end of the earth will 1 cry unto thee, when my heart Is over whelmed! Lead mo to the rcclc thnt is higher than I, For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy." The sermon w-as well delivered and the Hallelujahs and Aniens could be heard in every pew. This being the fli'st visit t.f any bishop to Caw- ansvllle, tho whole community was uplifted, and wishes for him a speedy Shreveport. I QUALITY IT'S COMING! If) GET IT." l oft ft i... i n- u N t ? s . A " a ti I and the place FRIDAY AM) SAT-' n I i Also a feature comedy, absolutely h ffi t COOK in I j HUM SMATv Also a siae-spiitung comeay TO ORDER" mi if " ii Louise Glaum, Dorothy Dalton and & - UllLiA.SU ffi " No, See "LOVE, HONOR GET IT" of motion picture marvels. yy She's nimble fingered L' .y2u. (."' hand on y"- watch today you'll know nhe in town jhe's nimble fingered nd beautiful keep your ey open for her. ' WeUch women's hands and win the leward She's outside the law. "V . - . W . 4.JT At MAMMOTH THRATRE Monday and TmiiLv Apr'! IR a;i.' 1!.