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j r good;viii libruk .VU3II3 f"ll ALWAYS PROGRESSIVE DISTINCTIVE IN SERVICE Founded by W. E. King VOL. XX VII I, NO. 32. MEMORIAL PRESENTED TO PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS TELLS OF AMERICAN ATROCITIES, CLAIMS 10,000 DIED 111 AMERI CAN PRISONS, ASK IMMEDIATE RELIEF AND REPARATION. WH-.-hinton, May 1 '2. Charging a lung .MtM'if-H of atrocities by Amori can marines and the native tfi-ndar-hiwir in Haiti and demanding the. withdrawal of l!u: I'liilrd Statca mili tary im-ees from Unit Kepublie, three Haitian delegates urc in Washington t pr sent a iii'-nii'iiai to l'reMdent Harding, the Statu n paitni'iil and ( 'oiimes. The memorial reviews the five years of military occupation of 1 Inill and ili'clui'i-s that iL is "the most twri hh' regime of military autocracy which lias ecr been curried on in the name of t h" nn-at American democracy." The naval Investigation of Congress in the Kepublie. ordered by Secretary uniels last year und conducted by a board under Hear Admiral Mayo, is. characterized as "a loke" and Hear Admiral Knapp is accused of having done "nothing at all when Haiti under orders from ho visited I secretary I lanfelH to mnkn r nersonal innuirv. "The Haitian people feel." says the memorial, "that if the naval court of imiuiry has not fulfilled in Haiti the' broad mandate conferred upon it by i Mr. Joscphus Pamela, it is because it; was faced with charges of such a: horrible nature that it thought best1 to pass them over in silence." j Among the acts charged against the American occupation of Haiti are: Administration of the '"water iun" and other tortures by American offi-. i ''is and niii r ims and the com mission of "numberless ;ih miua hie crimes.'' of u hih two casi'S, w i t li nam' s and dfti-'s, ai-.- mvi'it in the memm ial. Keruova! of jT.aa.iiaa of Haitian Ouv cMitnent funds, which American ma l lie s Hie e. .1. p.,,. enri led ll "and took on iani i'ln'a.s," and which v ere New York bank to ml, ..at Mn t, ,l in ' a the Ha Miian ' iovern ment i, 1I control of systoniaticilly , the custom I, cpiivinK it of l.v financial eoll res. Ktitinneo hv liriculler r.cnernl ;-ime,llcy 1. 1'iitler on June 1!l, I'.'IT, revolver In hiinil. followed hv Amer ican officers nrinc'l with their re volvers, into the llalllan legislative chamber and dissolution hy force of the Haitian Government ussemhly. Kiiforced ratil'iculion on .lune 12, 1!I1S. of 11 new- Haitian Constitution, v;iih murines presiding at ballot bo. West Virginia priates More Than Mil- lion for Negroes. niai'loston. W. Va., May 12. Over a million (hdlnrs, or, to he exnet. $1.2nr,.21i;.(tl was the totnl of the ap prlatlons made by the West Virginia bcislatuie, before its a d j, hi rumen t last week, for the creation and sup port during: the next two fiscal veins, beuinnini,' .Inly 1st nest, . ,,f Xemo fluencies and Institutions, educational, eleemosynary and corrective, (if this amount approximatolv one-third poes to the West Virginia CollcKiate In stitute, which receives for snlntics, huildiiiLis. and current and other ex penses l.",."i.272. til. For the same pur poses the llllleficlll Colored Institute lias placed to its credit Jt:n.i; II nod Storer Collece. a private school. Jil.Onil. The newly created i list It ill Ions fared ciiuallv as well the hospital for in sane f t.'O.nnu for biiildinijs and land and ::n.iiiiii for current general ex penses. The industrial school for hoys was allowed .ir,a.afiO for hiiibl mils and land, and a similar home for Kirls. ?.tl1. Ofiil. Tnciudini; the insurance derived from the hurtling of the Color ed Orphans' Home, that Institution is to receive for rehuiblinjr $12i1.ihiii. the tuberculosis sanitarium pets J .S 2 . ,r 0 0 . and the deaf and blind school j:Hi.ono. Other appropriations were: bureau of Nopro welfare ond statistics. $12, 200; supervisor of Ni'irrn schools. $5, 1011: ad'isory. council to the state board of education. $5. 200. The state has already bought a t!.r,0 acre farm of rich bottom land as a site for the hospital for the Insane, and negotiations are pending for a location for the deaf and blind school, the erection of hulldingd for both, these establishments probable will be begun in the near future. 'It, for the school for incorrigible ini s and the home for wayward girls are to he selected by the advisory council, en-operatlnir with the stnte board of control. When these are completed the state w!ill have eight Institutions for and under the management of Ne srroes. (GILMER) Craig Rendered Judg ment for $1,000.00. Hutchinson. Kansas. May 12 As n climax to the JlO.OnO.OO suit field, some months ago by Orval Craig, Colored, against Chas. Fife a white shoe maker of this city, the Jury composed of whites, brought in a ver dict todav in the District Court (flv Ing Craig Judgment for $1,000 and j costs. The story of how Fife had Invaded the sanctity of Craig's home, stolen the affections of bis wife, took ber In bis home nnd bow be made false ehnrgos agolnst Craig !i t.is attempt to humble and subdue him was told in the court room, whi h w.is crowd ed to oapnolty during the three days of the trial. Kvery minute being fill ed with excitement and intense Inter est to hear each word as It camo from the Hps of the figures who par ticipated In the ense. In the selection of a pnrv. a Col ored man was chosen by the attor neys for the plaintiff, but the obpec tlon liv tbe counsel for 'he defense wns sust lined by the Court, causing his withdrawal. The case drew nation-wide atten tion nnd its verdict ns rendered by the jury goes down lis the first case of its chn'ract. r which lias been brought to n successful conclusion, wherein thr white man's respect nnd reverence for the s.nnctitv nnd polity oi n oiaci man's homo was made evident nni lonnrnHon accorded therewith Attorney llrniMinw Cross l-:nm!nc The surprise of the case wns the ev idence introduced l.v the attorneys for Craig, which bared the fact that the defendant had been convicted nnd ser ved a penitentiary term for stntuar torv rnp nnd who wns branded a vulture on siciety nnd n mennie to li.-coni-v' nnd propriety, bv Attornov. Ilrndshnw. Craig's wife, who took the stand In defence of the white man, stated she hnd never loved her hus band and sought separation from him, wns scored by Attorney Ilrndshnw, who eross-e-nmlned her and estnbllsh the fnct that she remained with Craig for s 'ven venrs nnd reared tl rce chil dren hv him. hut left him to live In open ndnltry with snid Fife. The at tornev wns nt his best nnd proved himself fullv competent and shrewd In bis severe censure nnd arraign ment In hnndllng the ense, cv-r alert and prepared for the maneuvering and procedure of the nble white Attorneys wbn nnnoHod hiin, oni hinir th ritv Attorney who bourn the i-pputnUon of boing ine of the in Reno county. best nnl nly ballots hearing the word, "yes" being issued Inclusion from the naval hoard of inuuiiy of "nil Haitians who had any thing to say regarding the numerous cases of murder, brutality, tape, ar son, etc.. that is. of Haitians who wished to convince the court of in quiry of the w ay in w Inch the forces of occupation had carried out their Outy In Hail:. "Kurt hcriiiore, it A charged that more than 1,'jhO prisoner. di-d in l:ls, I'.n't and licit, in the prisons at Camp Haitieu, and that at Chain-it, an Am- erieruv caui. :.,,, prisoneis died dur ing tlicsc three years." J ne ghastly mortality in the oris ons,' continues the tnet;iorial. to gether with confirmation by survivors. 1 CVCIllS M'ord of atrocities, of hru- tn lift nnrl crueuy wnien denes des 11 ipLioii. It is a record for which It ""niu ne iiiiiiciui in rind a parallel." T memorial cncludcs by stating during the five years of Amer that. ican occupation. "Haiti has passed Onoiifili such sacrifices, tortures, de struction humiliations and misery as have never b.-foro been known In the course of Us unhappy history. 'I'or these wrongs had injuries the ll.il- I Kin people nsl. pant I i oi. says the m luoiia I. and tl lliinieilirtlc ni e y a I lellll St. '1' martial law Mel eooti- I MUM" ill. 1 1 1 1 : i n i 1 1 .Ml. I I 1 1 1 . 1 rtinl. li. ate! miiilnry t lie Aineii.an in Htlell CP;!' U li He nt i -n of inililary Til." It Al'H'M .'III I., nt1 i 111 ill n short period loblv with all hl I t y. s s, III h, I'.' to tie II. l'aulins I' I ' I 1 1 1 iii, r.i n l Tie I pi nt S:t lilloll. l-'oreiu n Minister V I II CI 1 1 1 , ,lele ; h, ll lor r Haitian Secretary of Allans and once Haitian to the I'niteil Stales: Menlo former president of the Hai tian Senate, ami lvreival 1 liohy, ter mer Haitian 'hurtle d'Affuires at 'ashini;ioti. They represent the Pa li iotic I'nion ,,f Haiti, described as a tiolipa it isa n organization founded at Port an I'rince und In which, it is elai'lied. every OtlC of Haiti's tW'ellty- nine districts arc represented. Appro-'Dealers Who Sell to j Negroes to be Expelled From Board. (Ily A. N. P.) Chicago, tate diale erty in sn III.. May 12. Any real es who sells Negroes proo fs or avenues where there are only win Wllels Will be ex pelled from the Chi 1 1 Kstate iloard. 1 his is the t lift recently Is- sued by the Hoard at a in executive Committee II fill ill, I, , is ',1 and adopted by Hi mi iitbei ship. The lotion ,,f the Hoard Slll'plise to the public III in.'uiy months an uuitatio rampant calling loudly f s, t I lelliellt of Ibis UllCSt j ting of Its ul'terw ai ds full board came ns l large. For i has been ' U definite ,11. Loudest its ,1, tl km ..petty :atii..-i oppo pi rty own .- mauds has b. v n as I be i ( w tier's A lion has be.ii silioti to tb. n an organiza ra lid 1 loll b va rd soelation. This vciy aol.ve In pin chasing of h Nog 111 w hat are now "'Ni-hisivt whil li A M.mt fit: lit luul t'l hi- mail.', ti n.l', I.V tin- .-i(l -.rat.-s nf it ll 1 1 1 - fl.-.l - r.J sckivjcm inn ilan In rospfel to tin1 N'Ki" i""i.ulat inti of tin rity. I'nr !fastiijj Im-.xi Known t critain real -stnto intt'iostr Nrurors liavi hi'.-n a.i ly ti I ili' to pu it I in si t inopiii y. In tin' ilist tnsiatn'f lhrrt was a mui-h lari-i- inaini ( profit in soiling to first clas.. Wpp rlicnts than thi-r rou M possibly bo in th siHlin of the same property to onlinaiy wliitcs. In th si-eomi iiistnn'f1, what is taiitly i 'ccim nixi-ij as t ho now zoninvr plan nf tin? rorporato intorosts Ihto aims to us' thi larjor portion of the South and Southeast sections where the Nft M:roes are to bo found In Impost num hers have boon set aside the fast k rowing ma nu fact urinK business of the city. This last fact brings to the surfnee n rather important hit of financial strategy on the part of the "inter -eats." A Neirro is sold a piece of property in a "white section" and immediately th value of the sur rounding property falls to a low lev el. It is then sold to Negroes at a price far exceeding its original value on the installment plnn. When the time becomes ripe for the original purposes of the "interests,, mortgages are elosel. the Ncpro buyers arc. evict ed, "their homos" are razed and man ufacturing plant of varying' nature are erected in th- ir places. Sonic nf the lessor powers in the Ileal Kstate Hoard finally pot. wise to the fact that the "white delicates sen hounds" were the real "boobs'" in the matter. It i? uito clear that many Negroes have suffeiod severe losses, but in the main it was the poor society straining whites who have had to moot the larKoj- less both in the matter of their pride and money. Xow thnt the cat is nut nf the nag a real movement is about to bo Washington, May 12. Color preju stnrted that will give the Negro, at dice ram if lent Inns in Washington, af- loast. a genuine run for his money. It will b started by Negroes. Suburban fjn- ernnn-ntal departments are honey property is to be used to relieve the j r(l!,,(ed with potty, insensible and (in tension. .Morgan fan is aireaoy in i II1R IMMU Supplying inn iriu "inir needs of a considerable number and the Dunbar Realty Company I.; mak- ll, ready a full half section of land nust desirable part of the dis trict immediately ad'accnt to the city line that is to be planned to meet the most modern Ideas in the nintter of beautiful small homes with attractive surroundings for Negroes. In fact the Negroes have reni lied the conclu don, since some forms of segregation are apparently incvitnble, that they will do their own segrega tion and thus have a hand in deter mining its character. Tills is some thing they have never hei,n' alee to do up to this time. "This will be a district gain," said a pnujiMient Ne gro recently. ' 1 Wealthy Waiter Dies With Great Wealth on Him. New York. N. V., May 12 The sud den death of Joseph Lee, years old, last week revealed the fact t at he wns linn tieullv rolling in wealth, ns $ I a. noil in cash and $20.1)110 In Llhor eity Bonds were found on his per son, in ml, nil. hi to two nnni: noons. The nolice nre making effort to lo-1 cnte his relatives so thnt upon prop-! est possible grades are given Color er proof bis worldly goods may be ; en applicants, especially in spelling turned over to them. i nnd wilting. And yet, the records benr Lee-wns a wnlter nv protession, go-1 ing to Florida In the winter ami 1110 Thousand Islands in the summer. His funera took n ace the Zilna insc from Perry's Funeral Parlors, 2293 1 Seventh avenue. Lee was n bright mulnto, having red hair nnd freckled face, and to those who did not know him was tak 1 en for a white man. if 1 TO The Republican Parly Is THH D.XIJi.AS KX FIRS! POSI FEDERAL AGENTS TO PROBE GEORGIA'S SECOND MURDER FARM. Information Points to Other Farm Owners Who Are Prac tising Peonage. Citizens Are Helping Agents. Atlanta. fin.. May 12 Declarini; that he had in his possession evidence indicating that at hast three Noirroos have been killed on a plantation in ai south (Jcm-gli eottnty operated in the same manner us the famous' .T.,hn H.I Illinois "murder farm," Vincent' Huuln-s. head nl' the All.,nl,. I Mil I f U O 11V stn;:itie nnnoiint Hint I agents will h ave to oondui t otiirh joohe ,,f t!,L. charnes. I in o lliiuh M. ,or.-. v staled while none ,,f the facts In the it Her tin, I. I USe h.1,1 lie, , rel. rieil o hilll lo Slllld-, V lliht. he Would co 'l" W ilh the 1. ,o:, ot'licjals ill .'.ml.' alioul .in inline, liale probe of all, k, d seend '111111,1, i farm." would corner v ith the county I up I" I i e S abs pos-il,! fiWnir lie I' I I, v al report said, he fully ad- Still t a I e tie vein,, until co' : 1,1 is, ,i. I II disetlSsilie; tile nsserled Unit sevial is bail a ssiu "d the d ti f their lull co - d'letinir the investiL' The case w as refer ase, Mr. ITuches i , liable wit ness partmenl of Jus peiation in eon iiion tliis week. i to iii in lute Saturday night. Hooper Alexand by Histrict Attorney r. who first received corning: the alleged -. Hughes said that he information con, inn nl -is. and .Mi had not eomplet :d his examination of the material. "We no not reel ut liberty In re vealing the name of the country In Which th fnt-oi U ln,-nl,.,l ,' I,., t.",t,,l "as our officials will Iciive Monday! to make their investigation. I under stand that the witnesses giving; the district attorney accounts of the al leged murders are reliable and can 1 e epeneded upon for aid in our probe. "l-'rom the information I have In in? possession, the nitirrcr of three Negroes Is indicated, and it Is pns-.-ible that more may have been killed, You realize, of course, 'hat our evi dence has n t. yet been corroborated hv the discovery of the bodies, und i our investigations this week will b. toward this end Til- evidenc w e h a v e is sensu-' t i rial an-l the case almost as hint may de as the p Into Williams concluded Attorney ,'ilntv In I I'lstl'lel .Itbat the I- ; iter fa cm Alexnnder stated which tlie "nnir i is without his is locate! 1 1 ml that ti is, liet 1, he referred the tic bin Investigation with the would be lob 1 V. the south, ut , lerst-in ling the case nlle, f. the in ention of nnet. district attorney of. i isttict ,,t i teorgia, snouiii . the lb 1;, I ,,,,n , mi. . , 1 .nu i-i.ii ;'' " zation for tbe fiscnl year. It is interim- t" divulge any oi the , , , i,,,,,sinL- hcnlth. industrv. panics ot witnesses anil the name of 1 reorenttnn. child welfare. - neiglib,,r the ceiinty. the district nltnmey nddeii li loieil Improvement public conduct nnd tout the charues hnd been referred to ' al'ler-war adjustment of Negro life l.im by citizens who did not know to! in Chicago. Iniring 1!20 some form nh on to toUe the nntter. Since the 1 use had been placed in tlie bands of the bureau of investigation, he stated that he did not feel nt liberty to bin der their operations by divulging the e iil- ucc ns presented to hitn. but that be did not feel that the Infoi ination to the effect three Negroes nre said to have boon killed on the farm wl'iild interferre with the ngents. It is not known whether the charges against the south fieot-gin plantation owner have been referred to any county officials. The witness, s in forming the district ntt u ney asserted that n condition of peonage existed on the farm. Mr. Alexander asserted that con ditions in Oeorgia nre very bad and must be remedied. His department Is receiving all cases of alleged peonage, and In many instances where the county Is not within his jurisdiction or the charges without his authority, lie is referring them to tho proper officials. Relative to peonage conditions In this state nnd cruelty to Negroes. Oovernor P 1 soy stated Sunday that he was prepared to support all of the charges he has compiled in a hooklet bv revealing the names and affidavits to all parties desiring the information. The governor's booklet was pub lished almost in full in Sundny's Con stitution, and the action he has taken in the matter has caused much favor able comment. He has called for a CLAIM IS THAT PETTY PREJUDICE IS RIFE IN GOVERNMENTAL DEPARTMENTS. (By A. N. I) ford a startling and sickening study. American noin nicen discriminations- albeit, there are occasions where it in sought to cover up the real menace with ostrich-like camouflage. Revealing these conditions. The As sociated Negro Press feels that a pub lic duty is being performed, in ns much ns there is universal hope that many of 1 he conditions will be cor rected under the new administration. Washington, ns the nation's capiti'1. should set the example for the let. of the country in American principles. The Southern Idea of "dealing with 1 lie Negro' has had an eight year swav. and the most has been made of 1 t he t i 111 c. 1 These practices hnve been so offoo tivc thai there Is not a single theater in Washington where colored people Iliac go, e,-eit for those conducted exclusively for the race, or w here per sons who can "pass" ri:n the gaunt let. The snpie brand of prejudice Is nation wide m effect 1'i'tii'ss, for the city is made up with people from cveryw lei e. ivlin not only write back home, but who go back from time to time tcllinr the folks "how we treat cm in l. '." It's a fine little game of "black num.'' (Iiil Service Department. The kevdone of governmental dis crimination is the Civil Service de partment. They hnve worked the -ehenie out there to n "f rnck-slcklln." ns thev say In Indian inclining the "umpteenth" part of a fraction. It. starts with the examinations, where it has been demonstrated Hint the low- witness inai even wan nunoicaps lorcd npp'iennts mnke a higher average than the majority if whites. The netarlous Wilson eyectitive iier system of compelling applicants! to he photographed, ts another part of the program which is wholly out of harmony with civil service Ideals, 1 and should be abolished. Nothwlth-j standing; this prima facia method. The Ship, All Else Is The Sea." Fred Douglas. TRUSS, DAI.liAS, TtKXAS, SATl'RDAY, GRADUATE MEDICAL CLINIC IT TUSKEGEE CLOSED. lf LABORERS OF CD ME UNEMPLOYED URBAN LEAGUE SURVEY ESTI MATES NUMBER OF IDLE NEGRO LABORERS AT 20,000. NEARLY A SIXTH JOBLESS. Chicago HI.. May 12 Tire number f unemployed Colore-l men nnrt mm. I , n in Chicago hns increased from , la. arm in January to 20,onn todav acceding- to Y. 1.. lOvans. Industrial scc-lel-iry of the Chicago Trbun League. 'a.. 2 South Wabash avenue, which is making valiant efforts to provide. I. shelter and wh. :i possible, lobs lor Negroes. "In co-operation wi'h Churches :tlie I rliiiii League hns been providing ; I'm meals a day for the jobless" said i Mr. Lvans. today. "Many of these Col ored persons out of v-oiit nre In des perate need oi Hel p. e rQ lnn cap - I poll ny U HICK oi Illlil S Of siip-nr bread and coffee. ami cots. The i packers are giving us meat dnilv; 'Hie S, -1111117.0 linking nompany Is sup plylng considerable bread at 3 cents la loaf. "The Colored folk, especially the w-onicn, of the tjuinn Chapel, 2IH0 Wabash avenue, have been serving I dinners daily to about 2fii unemploy- ( d men. The church women cook and serve tbe meals; they have been un tiring In their work for these men i who wain ine streets fruitless In uioir sem en lor ions, l ne Morn ng i t l'.i,.l ul el,,,li 9CIn 7! . rvr-iin e i.rnvlHAa lnnnlnn en. .in u v nrpnnpH inn men every nignt; tne Trinity com-! lolinitv. .1111) Prairie svenim hna ae. ! commodations for a similar number. , Nearly Slvth Arf JoIiIohm. j "Nearly a sixth of the 125.IMI0 Col-! ored population of Chicago are now ,,n..tv,t.l.o..,rl Xlnm- l I.,KI are unmarried men oer-vcen ine ages of at) and JO. -V ni-trity are per sons 'who came bore from the south land since the war. The old Colored residents of Chicago are apparently able to take caru of themselves und are doing well. According to the report of the Tr- ban League, of which T. Arnold Hill j is executive dhector. ;;3,non meals have 'lioi.ti jori-ort In li ticniiiln verl ( nnwl persons since .Inmiary: 1 l.Onfl have been ni ven shelter. CotwiM-n :00 and tun men uml women apply daily nt the League's office for work, which can he provided for oplv a small propor tion of the opplieants. 910,000 1 uml In Soimht. Tlw, ! ......... ...... 1 i , ji,.0,.,b,.r now )f, etuleavor- inc. ,,, ,..,is j.liun ,n? the better of N,cr,,s ,, $L.o.non among ,,1,11,, i',i,.ti.i- t. nrll.,.,. r,,, ,.,rnni ,,f assistun sons. was give n to iS.OOO per- The League wns the center during" the ntim-ai Ion of I'.n.nnn Negroes to Chicago from the south. At present It is estimated that -1.", per cent of tho league's clients have been in Chicago less than a year. .Many Colored ex service men have been helped by the League. thorough investigation of peonage in licorgiiu I When the federal grand jury con-1 venes today, indictments charging 1 poonngo will be sought against John j S. Williams and his three sons. Mar-j vin. I.eHov nnd Huhind. The feder-, nl grand Jury of the southern dis trict 01 tieorgia v 111 niso oe requested 10 return nullum 1 11,1 1, iiio-n is v u,.,i il r,in em's next month. It is stated. The three Williams boys have escap ed from the state, hut a thorough seurch is being made for them. -AH three are under murder in dictments returned by the Jasper county grand jury John S. Williams. who was convicted and sentenced to life imprisomient in tlie Newton coun ty superior court, has appealed for a new trial and tbe motion will he beard in Decatur next Saturday be fore Judge John B. Hutcheson. Solicitor-General A. M. Brand will oppose the motion. hundreds of applicants aro certified ! which permits only certain military, for various p, dtions, only to find Privileges. The recent exposition on wtien thev lo.i in an appearance that 'his subject Is creating wide com "the place has Just been filled." mi nt. Citi7ns throughout the country During war times there were large are urge I to write Secretary of War numbers of pathetic instances where ! Baker. Mccks, War Department, Wash both men nnd women came to thellngton. D. C, and urge the repeal of city from long distances, only to f'nd the door closed in tiieir faces. I.ach of the various bureaus have what is known as a "Chief cleric" and an "ap pointment clerk." These are the goats, and nre the ones who do the dirty work In the matter of appointments, 1,111 it could not be carried on suc cessfully without the endorsement of tlie "man on top." Take a specific rase In point thnt happened recently in tlie de partment of Comnit rce, under Sec retary Hoover. It is staled that a yoiiiHV Colored , inn n was sent person ally by the Secretary to the appoint ment clerk with the instructions that e be placed, y llie Cil he having been certified Serv ice. I he a iitotnat ic ppoiiit incut i k ml ,, l ined the young man that 1 here is a you would have to woi I and tlie lust. I can d, oil on as a m ss, ng, r. that for neive? There clerkship, but among whites now is place ' Can you beat are hundreds of CilSeS lil,e it. ' i'lltirreds of cases like It. ; There nre hundreds of persons ini Washington departments who are I capable of being chiefs; who frciiucnt- ly have moie abiljty than their so called chiefs, arid are called upon to perform his duties, and yet they are not permitted to ndvanco. There nre scores of nicssenirers, college grad uates, who are hanging on with the tho hope that time will some day give t belli a chance to measure up. Young women are compeeled to bnt tle with ctuiil force and determina tion for nn npportunty to work for the government, except ninny of them have the additional battle for their (harcatcr, in a manner very much In Ice, ing with certain regional etMcs. I War unit iivy licpnrliiients, Klinll Colored Americans who nre anxious to serve the country in the Fed'-rnllzed Cunrd be received on the snme hnsis ns others or shall they all be compelled to enlist under the order of former .Secretary of War Baker, MAY' 14. 11)21. I A. M. E. MISSION BOARD I MEETS IN NEW YORK. j Approves Measure For Erec tion of Church in Cape Town, I Africa; Much Business Trans acted. New York, May 12. At the open ing of the Missionary Hoard the Af rican Methodist lOplscopul church held in the headquarters, llible House, llishop House, llishop W. W. Ileekett, tlie cliairman recoinniended that u ren resentatlve church edifice be erected In Capetown, Kuiith Africa, and for that purnoso already the women bud raised $5,0(10 and in building in keep-, Ing with the standing of the church would cost $:io.uuo. The Iioard which has charge of all tbe missionary work of the African Methodist Kpisoopul Church, homo and abroad, with In-. J. W. Itunkln, of Texas, secretary-treasurer, held nn liu 1 1 session lusting one day. The fol lowing meinbeis were present and took part in the wmk: . rslshop W. W. Ileekett. Ilrooklyn. ( 'hairiiiii n .1. W. I'.ankin, 1). 1). Hrook 1 n. Corresponding Secretary; );. H. Hunter. l'oi tsniouth. Va.. I lec, ird i ng Secretary; Kliliih 1 lyrd. I )i i I .-!' I nil iii : V. T. Anderson, Cleveland. Obio; c. s. Williams, Indianapolis, imi.; . . I'.omas, Denver, Colo.; V. O. r. SI---1 nian, SiiMiiinah, (la.; 1. J. '"havis, Cbarlesion. s. C: l.'. II. c lnirden. Mound Jlavou, Miss.; H. N". N'c-w.soiiu , Selma. Alu.; K. s. Jenkins, Ft. Worth, Texas; S. A. Harris, liaytona, l-'lu.; V. M. Townscnd. Little Lock, Ark.; .V. W. Williams, Louisville, Ky.; C. K. Lrooks. llHinmond, La.; .1. W. Sunders. South Lend, Ind.; C. I". Martin. Helena. Mniiil.: Mis. Maty '. Handy, Laltlniore, Md.; und Mrs. S. O. Siuiuions, Chur- lcston C. Ileekett . ,.,.-i,,', ..uiko no u w OlOi'l ut 10 o'clock, and lined as op ening hymn, "And Are We et Alive?' and Hindu the opening prayer. This win followed by reading of Scripture lessons by Mr. A. L. Uuines, of I!al tiniore, nnd C. W. Ablngton, of Texas. I J '.' ' lnllin, Mr. A. L. Murray, lined the second which was followed by the In troduction of the following visitors: -- ij.,.. ..n t, ;vi. r.. nurcu i.eview, t-j. uiui ; ray of Newport. It. 1 M. w. 1 norn toii. pastor of llethel A. M. K. Church ! New; A. L. Gaines, Baltimore, Md.; It!. V. Abinpton. W. ll. Davis. Ilalti- linoi-e, Md.: T. 1.. Scott. Chicago, III.; A. L. Wilson, New York; Charles Stewart, Chicago; Mrs. Nora F. Taylor, Mis. J. I.. Curtis. New York. ! llishop I Socket t, delivered an nd drcss closing with recommendations, 'then followed the appointment of coin- i 111 1 1 1 ccs and the annual report of Dr. J. W. llankln. the corresponding scc- jietaiv which covered a ycur of real : missionary work. In his opening re marks lie spoke of the home field needing more funds for operation. In : speak n;.- of the foreign work, Dr. 1 kankin said: 1 "T,, sustain and keep our Foreign 'work alive has been one of the great- est tasks. We have had to strain every 'energy to meet tlie demands of this 'work since the (ieiicral Conference In St Louis, last Mav. There were at bast sixteen missionaries here last lienernl Conference, all of whom j to be taken care of while here, 'their expenses of travel borne by bad and the department. , ' "W e. bow-ever have been able to not ' onlv maintain our former standing in (!.,.' l.-,...eie'n T-'leld hilt WO llllVC been able to extend the work. Wo have, ' sent with Lisbon Brooks. five new prepared missionaries splendid, well young people, for work In West Af- ilea. "The work of both the Woman's I'lit'ont Mite Missionary Society and the Women's Home and (Foreign Mis sionary Society have been commended. Loth of these societies have largely increased their interest In the mis sionary work of our church, to the extent that we have been encouraged when we otherwise would have become discouraged.1' The report showed that there was a balance of (2.953.39 hioiiirht forward from 1920. and the receipts during the fiscal year end Ing March 31, 1921, had been 270.81. making a total cash S79.SUU.23. The expenditures up to date amounted . - - - n nt rri T..n ...lUnllnn. ra. 1. , ' ; . ,,i ";nn nf tho col- !"" v M " ' ii. .. lections nnd expenditures. The report was read by the private clerk, Dr. Rankin being sick. Bishop J. Albert Johnson, and Bish op W. H. Henrd. were present and took part in the meeting. Both made strong addresses. There was a large amount of business transacted. an order which is unfair to American manhood. The Associated Negro Press has taken the matter up directly with tlie Secretary of War, and a formnl 1 xpression on the subject Is expected in a short time. It has been pointed out to the Secretary that under tin 1 present arrangement red blooded men resent the plan as un -America 11. re gardless of the very elucidating state - I incut on the subject by former Sec-1 relaiv Baker, who stated that it was) without prejudice. "Can Dlscrimina-i lion be without prejudice?'' asks the ' Man Farthest Down." i Secretary Denny, of (he Department of the Navy, a filizcn of Michigan, where the Republican party was born I for the cause ot' human Liberty nnd just ic. together with his worthy as-' Mstnnt. Theodore Roosevelt, of New York, son of the architect of the "Door of Hope the Door of ()ppor-( t unity." those men should take the unwritten law of colored prejudice out' of the government that has very ef fectively placed the "kihnsll" on Col ored Americans. I0c -pt jn certain ity on the war craft dark faci Is without The executive ol flee il nc In Sum. a rhanco or honor. in "nshtnjcton. of the Now Department, reflect very unmistakably the "spirit nf the Navy' Colored clerks, and even mcsscngcri, are conspicuous by their absence. It is pointed out bv observers that to make headway in social Justice, Department, reflect very unmistak ably the "spirit of the Navy" Colored clerks, nnd even messengers, aro con spicuous bv their absence. It is pointed ut by observers that to make headway In social Justice, De partmental bends must take nn un questioned stand for the things that arc .right. - The spirit of their stand should permeate evei y corner and cre vice of the work under them, just ns the spiilt of Inlustlce pi rmeated tr the Inst Inch under the last Wllsonlnn regime. It Is further pointed out A A I JOHN ANDREW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CROWDED WITH PHYSI CIANS WHO BENEFIT FROM FIRST POST GRADUATE SESSION. LEADIf.G PHYSICIANS OF BOTH RACES SERVE ON STAFF, Tusliegce, Ala.. May 12. The month of April has been a very eventful one lor the Tuskegce Institute. Among the occasions have been the tenth an nual clinic, tnu meeuiitf of the John A. Andrew Clinical Society and the Alabama Slate Medical Association, und the launching of tbe Post (irad uuto Course in medicine and surgery ut the John A. Andrew Memorial Hos pital. These events have brought to gether one of the most notable as semblages of physicians, both white and Colored that has occurred. The meeting has developed that there ore white physicians w-no are willing and anxious to help Improve the standing end professional ability of the Color ed doctors. Many of the best physi (ians of Tuskegee Montgomery, Bir mingham, Atlanta, Opeliku, as well as many distant cities have given lec tures, demonstrations, and operations. Among tbose who have responded to our ,-ali o;,ve been the following: !r. S. li. Siitgs, Dr. I-'red Wllkerson. Mr. c,. .1. (Ireil. Mr. I!. S. Hill, Mr. II. (I. 1'etry, representing Mr. S. W. Welch, chairman of the State Loard of Health. Mr. .1. X. Maker. Mr. Harris P I n. Dr T. IV Hubbard. In-. W. C. be nearly a repetition of these men Dr. F. W. Dershimer nil tinned Hhove. I ;ln'i---iniiatiie. of .Monte'itn Wynian and I :i i n, 1 nu lin m. Chief Silli:,', Atntiania; 1 r. 1.. 1-.; Dr. W. P. McAdory Ala.; 1 r. T. Jt. C.nrner. f Atlanta and West l'oinil:.. and Con-gin liw"., Atlantn, Ca.; Dr. U W. Johnston and Dr. It. A. Johnston of Tuskegee. Alabama; nnd Dr. M. D. Tlioinas of Opelika. Ala. Among those from a distance were I I-:. H. Cnrev. Dean of the Medical Department of Bailer University, Dal las Texas; Dr. Frank R. Ober, Har vard Medical College. Boston. Massa chusetts; Dr. J. Whltrldge Williams, Dean and Chief fihsterlclan of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Baltimore, Marvland; Dr. James S. Stone of the Children's Hospital. Harvard Medical College. Boston. Massachusetts; Dr. Frederick R. Oreen. General Secre tary, Council on Hcnlth and Public Instruction of the American Medical Assoc intion, Chicago. Illinois: Dr. M. 1 C.oodklnd of the University of Illi nois, Chicago, Illinois; Dr. H. A. Roy ster. Chief Surgeon of the St. Agnes Hospital, Raleigh. North Carolina; Dr. John 10. Cannaday. President of the Chnj-leston Hospital. Charleston, Vest Virginia and Dr. Fred H. Clark, Sec ,.(.. the Medical Association or the SiMithwt-st. Oklahoma The above Is a list of slcinns and surgeans who City. Okla. white phy have given instruction. Among the Colored phy- Atlanta Plans Novel Recep tion For Business League. Atlanta. May 12. City of Activities and Achievements is tacgling the task of entertaining; in August the 1921 session nf tlie National Negro Busi ness League and of mnking it the .-icatcst session ever held, In point of attendance, interest nnd real worth. The local League, conscious of the reputation held by the city for tlie ef ficient handling and entertainment of conventions and gatherings of all kinds is determined to surpass the record already established. Accordingly, one of tin many unl oue features this year will be an '1N pr.STItlAI, KXHIBIT,'' In which the general inustrial, scientific, educa tional and economic development of lour people will be presented. Products I from the home. farm, school, store. ! shop nnd factory will be exhibited In specially constructed, uniform booth?; ami the hope of the local League is that manv of the addresses during the session will be based upon and il lustrated by these practical exhibits. Exhibition will be boused In a build ing already secured and the boothe will be made of slmnle board f nines, expert decoratlors will be on hand at tho time of the arrangement of the booths for any decoration desired by I the exhibitor. This Is not a commercial nor a money making attraction and there will be no fees cha.ged the exhibitor other than for the actual cost of the construction of the booth and for the i.ec?ssary insura.ice and police pro tection to the exhibits. Individuals, groups, schools and or ganizations of every kind can be rep resented on this occasion and they are cordially Invited to participate therein. As the space is necessarily limited, although tho largest building available has been secured, and as this invitation goes to all our people, every where, prompt action In reserving; space is expedient. The Atlanta Commltee has reques ted that Mr. A. L. Holsey of Tuske gee Institute be detailed to serve as the official representative of the Na tional Organization on this committee. Officers and frlend.1 of the League are ! cordially invited to co-operate with us In making this a truly epochal event. 1 Address all communications regard I Ing spnee and exhibits ti the Indus : trial Kxhibits Committee of the At lanta Branch, National Negro Busi ness League, Atlanta, Ga. Maurice Mayes is Convicted Second Time. K noxvtllo, Tenn., Mny 1 2. MfuiHre Mays, whoso vane lias attracted na tuitwil ntl'Titiin, wtim for the FPOond Mmo cnnvlrt"Ml of flrf-t dnp roo mur (! ln-1'.' Saturday nnd ai'iitnncpd to di' in t lit' tdrct nr chair. Mnvs was chnrfrod with having lcitl'd Mrs. TVrtle IJndsav, vlitu. on tin- niuht of Ancnst 3u. " " l'. white itslopp in hit own home ''nine thojth .i I'-s-.'tm-p ..f hor husband. ThiM f tho ocrond conviction for Mays, t.hn former trial having ro Milied In tho hit; nor court sondinff the rnpn back to tho lower court on rn vi'isal. Mays st ivnuousl v denies the rhnriro, sottinc up an alibi, and main taining that lie was In his poolroom it tho ti no of tho murder. 7t is iron em ! 1 v conceded that ho Is tho victim of n frameup. Tho case will bo im mediately appealed to tho state Pu P fine Pnurt. Tt. was tho crime, allowed to have been committeed by Mays which pre cipitated the attack on tho Knox county Jail following" the niffht of the t raffedy. that the exnmple of tho government, its attitude in dealing with human beioes. will go a very long way In helping to develop a Just nnd fair at titude of mind In every section of tho l'nited Stntcs. nn In all phases of eco nomic life, fiovernmental exnmple, backed by constitutional governmental deteri- ination. will provo an unfal tering pnnneea for many ills. CHAMPION OF JUSTICE MESSENGER OF HOPE PER ANNUM 8.00. l'lUCE TEN CENTS. slcinns and surgeons who directed the course or lectured or operated are the following: Dr. I :. (. Dalley, Chicago, Illinois; Dr. John A. Kenney, Tus kegee Institute, Alabama; Dr. H. F. Gamble, Charleston. West Virginia Dr. H. M. Creen. Knoxvllle. Tenner see; Dr. John E. Hunter. Lexington, Kentucky: Dr. John W. Walker, Ashe ville, North Carolina; Dr. J. A. Rob inson, Darlington, South Carolina; Dr. H. Reginald Smith and Dr. IF. W. Willis of Chicago, III.; Dr. A. R. Bur ton. Philadelphia; Dr. It. n. Stewart. Washington, D. C. : Dr. H. C. Dry ant. Lirmingham, Alabama; Dr. R. T. Adair, Montgomery. Alabama. Dr. C. V. Roman, Nashville, Tennessee; Dr. John P. Turner nnd Dr. W. H. Bar nes. Philadelphia; Dr. C. H. Wilson, Montgomery, Ala.; Dr. U. C. Vincent, New York City; Dr. I. L. Scruggs, Dr. 10. If. Dible. Jr.. and Dr. Frank P. Saunders, Tuskegee Institute, Ala.; and Dr. C. S. (ilscombe and Dr. A. M. lli'invii of Lirmingham, Alabama, To many of these gentlemen we are under n especial debt of gratitude lor their very unselfish devotion to the wont. W'e shall not uttempt to give their nnmes. because It would n,,,- hosliltn has been overfilled I lie iiiiii iilf, ol lost I'linti.ru un,l ul,wl.,nia unabated from tho I i,,'. I ;,,,, till the closinc even thoiiL-r' nor luagram kept them active from 7:30 a. 111., till 5:ii0 p. m. dally with fre quent lectures and moving picture demonstrations in the evenings. Oru hospital has been overfilled with patients nnd we have used one of the boys' buildings as an annex to accommodate the overflow, 1136 crises have been treated. At one time there were ninety-five bed patients in the wards, private rooms and on tho verandas. Sixty-five surgical op erations were performed. We are pleased to advise that up to this lime we havo lost only one patient. We believe that this - coming to gether of the white and Colored phy sicians in the launching of this post graduate course means that a dis tinctly new epoch 1h established In Xt-trui Medical Education. Principal Robert R. Moton and the Medical Director of the hospital, the clinic and- post graduate course take this opportunity to extend their sln cerest thanks and gratitude to all those who have responded so gener ously to the call which made it pos sible to bring about these most sat isfactory results. Arkansas Republicans Send Protest to President. (By A. N. P.) Utile Bock. Ark.. May 12. Tho Blount faction of Republicans, the Kioup that ran a Nepro for Gov ernor last fall, have sent a protect to Hie Bresidcnt and leaders of tho Re publican Party at Washington, which leads in part: -Notwitbstnndintr the fact that we 1 now th.it the tiudersipned represent ut least two thirds of the Republican voters in the Mate of Arkansas, we submit that in our strutftrle atfalnst impositions here perpetuated by those who have control of votes cast in the last election (November) to our cred it. You know this full w.dl, and you I' now! the handicaps against which we labor all over the southland. If, how ever, you have not already noticed it in thj outcome if the election, wt would respectfully direct your atten tion to the fact that in the contested counties in our State, the counties that were contested on the ground that republican mass conventions were called in hotels and places where none but a certain race of Republicans were customarily allowed to enter, except on the capacity of servants, which contests through the State Conven tion to the National Convention our otes outnumbered the votes of the "recognized" element in every such county, for instance, Pulaski, Jeffer son and Hempstead. Mark you, that wa would have been in position to take care of our own interests in this mat ter, but for the unfair treatment given in these very counties. There are sev eral other similar cases which we will not take time to have you consider. 1. That the recommenaatlons sent In by the committee of which Mr. H. U Renunel is chairman be not fol lowed out until a complete and full Investigation can be had of party conditions here In Arkansas. 2. That the custom of appointing a Colored Republican to the office of Receiver in the Land Office at Little Rock, be followed as heretofore. 3. That in view of the formidable showing made In the last general elec tion by tho Blount organization that the Hon. U. S. Applegato, be appointed as Register In the said Land Office, or some other Republican whom We will name if Mr. Applegate is not satisfactory. 4. If you do not feel that you can consistently grant, the three foregoinn requests, we respectfully ask that ap pointments of federal offices In Ar kansas be help up, until there can be re-organization ot tne party In tn is State, under tbe supervision of the Nntlonal Republican Committee. respectful y submit that It Is not ours to raise the race oi color oiicstinn In the Repuhlicun party in this State or nation, but It has been raised on us ind we are simply thrown on the defen. !ve. and we are taking the only position that would bo assum ed under the circumstances by nny scl f-respectinir American citizens and tnx-pnyers that always support tho Republican party. When you rocg- i ni.n 1 uml I ihn ' Uu the recommendations of the Rem comniittee, y mi logieall commit Republican party of the nation to policy of open discrimination on ground of race, color or prevl conditlon of servitude." Conimitt: It. M. CAVER. JNO. A. TITBRLrlTt. K. A. MOIUllrf. Secretary. ItiUS Bishop Street Little Rock, Ark. DllH asih(;to KniToii sunt. MAIL MIS- (By A. N. P.) Washington. May 12. J. Fln'ev Wilson, well-know editor of the -Washington Kngle, is at a loss to knour why a l.dter addressed to htm phould be found among the literature seized In a raid on Communist hcaduuarte; s in New York. The letter addressed to Mr. Wilson by "W. 'W' was in the literature seiz ed In the raid by New York poller whjn .Tohn TCdward Snlbert. Israel Am-, ter and Abrhnm .lackira, alleged lead ers of the United Communists I'arty of America, wvre arrested. Tb.y are held In 50,0n0.00 ball at New York. Mr. Wilson srvs he never had any thing to do with the "radicals." r T" , ' S A '"Sr"""