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PAGE TWO. THE DALLAS EXPRESS, DALLAS, TEXAS. SATURDAY, MAY 14, 1021. f-1 N 1 n WORLD'S RICHEST LlVt j IN UALLAa. Becomes Heir to Millions In a Single Day By Decision of Supreme Court. Miss Taylor is Lone Heir to a Hundred Acre Tract in Homer, La., on Which There Are 8 or 10 of the Great est OH Producing Wells in The Louisiana Oil Fields. Her Property Values are Estimated at $20,000,000. The Dallas Express Representative Was the First to Interview the New Financial Queen Who Plans Leav ing Dallas, When Her Business is Cleared up. It wag on Wednesday of last week, a Dallas Express representative called ai nut outn mil avenue. It waa a beautiful afternoon, the earth had donned her beautiful coat or verdue. the sun touched trees and flowers with millions of tiny rays. poke welcome In language f flowers a welcome we can never rorget. Amid this scene of vegetation Is the humble home of Rev. Melntyre, a comfortable and happy ablder. On the porch of this home sat a reporter or me lianas express wno ousiea himself conversing with two Rospel ministers, Kevs. Alclnt ntyre and Joseph UullocK. In course of the conversation that followed It became apparent that the ministers were curious to know the stranger's mission. 'Finally, the reporter moved him self In his chair crossed his legs and queried: "Does Miss Llllie Uussle Tay lor llve'here?" "Yes," said the minister. ' "May I see her?" was the reporter's reply. "You could, If she was here. "She has been gone since morning, and us ually returns about or 6:30 In the evening." It ws nearly S o'clock when these remarks were made. With courage or a spartan soldier re- patience like Job, the stoical re porter sat with a determination to In terview Miss l.illle o. Taylor, who may become the world's wealthiest Negro woman fiiiniia as we were, watching pe destrians and traffic passing and re passing on Hill avenue, among which were newspaper men, photographers and associated press men, all seeking Interviews for various news systems and others endeavoring to secure snap shots and photographs for other pur poses. Hut they were told Miss l.illle was not at home. We saw them leave In disgust. Hour after hour rolled by but the Dallas Kxpress representative stuck to the Job, but the appearance of the woman sought was still Invisible and no trace of hoi could bo found even at this late hour and finally tho Col ored news hound gave up the chase and sped to the city. To be the first to get a story from the heiress for "the Dallas Kxpress was upmost In the mind of the report er and to accomplish this end was the next question. Early Thursday morning the report er secured his news wallet and hiked for 104 South Hill avenue, and to his surprise drove up about the time Miss Taylor who had spent the night away with a friend waa alighting from an automobile. It was about 7:f0 In the morning but the news hound was there first and greeted Miss Taylor as she en tered the gate. "Good morning Miss Taylor, 'how are youT" said the stoical reporter, aa she stepped upon the porch. ' "Good mornlngl " said she. "Soon as It Is permlssable mnv I have a few words with you, Miss Tay or?" Inquired tho reporter "Yes sir!" said she. In the meantime she went Into her room and after a. few minutes of preparation the news man waa In vited Into the room; the first art waa a personal Introduction, and the visitor was asked to take a seat. In looking over the room we saw" that the room was largo, airy and afforded ' much ventilation, pictures of the race decked the walls, sun shine poured In glad radiance Into earh window of the room, muklhg It indeed the kingdom of a happy home. Miss l.illle snt perched In an arm chair to the right of that of the news chaser and with a flash of her large brown and well set eyes she an nounced herself ready for tho Inter view. "Are you the heiress of tho till , properties at Homer, I.e.. that are now In litigation Miss Taylor?" ws the reporter's first question. "YeV said Miss Taylor. lW.tU' "..,d. Ul" '"Porter did you see the article appearing In Wednes- Sbo'ut v'u?" UU f";rn"on PP". "Yes," she responded, "but the statement was false; you are the only 'iWh"p,WJr "" whom I have talked Zl V?X "lalmed that I went to work Wednesday morning, but that was untrue. I dont know where they trot their Information for publication " 1 have not made amy statement to any one. I have kept the matter as quiet as possible and has refused even 12 !nfoJCm th6 P'Ple fr whom I vrk. They would often grant m. permission to go to Louisiana, whan my lawyers would wire me to come affairs''" U'" thum of n,y "They were first Informed of It through the newspapers and when the i aw It they appioached me and and said ; - "Look here l.illle' Is this you, they are talking about?" n la your name and number "Yes, I guess It is," said she, smilingly. "Well" remarked the landlady." Know you did not use the language that appears In thla ar'lele". "A fol lowing Is an excerpt ot what appear ed In an afternoon paper; Llllie Gussle Taylor, whom fortune seems about to make the richest Negro woman In the world, got up early Wednesday morning and went to work as usual. Title to oil lands near Homer, I,a worth millions of dollars, has been established for Llllie by the Louisiana State Supreme Court, and If a similar suit Is sustained in the Federal Court her claim will be absolutely valM Ain't no use to get ex. ''ed about It nohow," commented Liilie. who resides In a shack at 304 Hill ave nue south. In the Negro section of that atreet. She has no inten tion of moving into better quar ters for a while at leaat, and saya she is going to keep right on working. "Mah health la poorly,'' Llllie said, "and ah reckon If all this money cornea along, Ah'H lay off Texas Towns Temple, May 12. Mrs. Charlcle Lyles who came here in January o visit ber mother, died laBt Monday at tt ! home of ber brother, Dandy Smith of North 15th Street- Funeral services were beld Wednesday even ing from the A. M. E. Church, Rev. L. M. Sanders officiated. Her re mains were laid to rest in the Old Cemetery by E. L. C. Branford 1'n dertaking Co. Rev. J. H. Hughes of Cam. ron. delivered a very strong and h lpful sermon to the Odd Fel lows and Household of Ruth, who celebrated their Thanksgiving Anni versary last Sunday evening at the Eights Street Baptist Church. Willie Carter, a star player of the Temple Swift Kids" Is on crutches, suffering with a broken foot, as a result of sliding on 3rd base while playing ball last Monday in Marlin. Horace Hancock, bead cook at tho Santa Fe Hospital la wearing a f.wlng, suffer ing with a broken arm which be sustained last Saturday - while at tempting to cranks a Ford car. Emanuel Alford of So. ?rd Street met with very painful sccldent last NEGRO WOMAN! for a wHle. But Ah ain't got the money yet." "No madam, "I made no such state ment, as this; these men have never seen me." The landlady's mivr to the ques tion was In the form of a criticism for the author of the atory. Further attacks were made on the photographer who selected the back porch of the home at which Miss Tay lor lived to take a picture to ac company the above article. "I have been in very poor- health for some time" said Miss Taylor to i.(l,,'P"rt,'"..l", "Pent the 'y and night away from home with my friends Wednesday." y "I was attacked Sunday morning at church with a very sick spell and had to be brought home and has boen very W0"HU every since." . said she. v hen you receive ' your money will you make your home In Ha I Ian" was a question asked by the reporter" NO Sir!' NAlH thu T plun to go home." " '' 1 "Where do you call home, Misa Tay lor?' exclaimed the reporter. "Arkansas." "What rinrf nf Irian... . , . """n" in, you claim to be your home" iln.H ik. reporter. "Hope," said she. "I thoiiitht II timer T u - home," was the reply. "It Is my native home, but I left there with my mother and sister when myV?uTher'"U" " the d,!ath uf i ' A.!'e ,X'mr ln"ther and sister llv fT., b"th ,,r them are 'dead" Have you any living relatives In Louisiana?" "I fmve ,.. i.. ' and several cousins." "And then you plan returning to .'.'''!;,. Arkansas, to permanently re side? "Yes." "Miss Llllie, said the reporter, when were first informed that oil was discovered on your property?" "Little more than a year ago." "Who notified you that it had been foil nd '!" "My cousin?" "What did you do then?" "I had formerly received a letter from a law firm notifying me that they could win the suit for me on bssls of fifty, fifty basis." "Did you accept his proposition?" "No not at this time." "I first went to Louisiana to con fer George West, a Colored man, who had bought our property and told him that 1 would agree to accepting half of the royalty money; this offer was flatly refused by West, after he continued to follow up the objection I placed the matter In the hands of a law firm that had been In touch with me for half i f the allotment and the fight was on." "At the first trial West's friends canio to me and said that West want ed to compromise with mo but I told him it was too lute, "said Miss Taylor, story ot ll'T Life. Miss Lillle Uussle Taylor, was born at Homer, La., her father met violent death when Lillle was a small girl and feeling the fear of being alone In a community where pretudlce was growing all the time. Lillle with her mother and little sister lelt'tho town Hid settled at Hope. Arkansas. There she remained until jrrowti; she had Just reached the uge of wom anhood when she lost her slHter and mother. She remained In Hope until about sven years ago where she came to Dallas an hus since lived here. She resides at 304 South Hill ave nue. Miss Taylor possess some busi ness ability and is accurate and true in her dealing. , She bears a splendid reputation wherever she has lived. She is a member of the Fair Fnrk C. M. K. church and la now holding orflces in various auxiliaries of the church. She is president of the Steward ess' Hoard and Superintendent of Sun day school. She Is unmarried, height about 6 feet 6 Inches, weight about 105 pounds, complexion brow, has large brown eyes and possesses a pleasing facial expression. Illg Oil Production. The land to which title has b.en eitahllahed by the Louisnna State courts Is said to be the big gest producing lease In the Homer, (La.) oil flelos. It Is about three miles from the town of Homer, and, according to her attorneys, IFoster. Loony & Wilkinson. Shre veport, already has produced 15, 5(10,000.00 worth of oil. There is a suit pending In the Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans, which, if won by Lillle, will com pletely establish her title. Miss Llllie Inherited tho land from her parents and lived on It for a while. It Is located In Clai bourne Farlsh. Lillle moved off the land, which she did not con- . elder worth anything and came to Texas. George V est. Colored moved on It and claims title by squatter's right. The Guii Refining Company leas ed the lund from West while the Caddo Central holds a lease from Lillle. The legal fight is techni cally between West and Lillle Tay lor, but the two oil companies are vitally Interested. MWTlts With Lawyers. Miss Taylor will be made Im mensely wealthy if her title is sustained one-half of all she will win by the oil wealth will go to her attorneya, who took the suit with the understanding she would split with them. The Gulf Refining Company has been tak'ng oil from the lease and If Llllie wins her suit claim will be made for reimbursement for thla oil, valued at more than $5,000,000. The value of the oil lands involved in the suit are estlmated at from 18,000,000 to tt5.000.OIIO. She left Friday, for Louisiana. toi"n "een ueBl. "l -is rayiie attend to some business. The Dallas Express representative waa the first newspaper man to talk with Miss Taylor. Wednesday while pranking with a dynamite cap. It all happened when Alford saw the cap on the floor, and mistook it for a rubber lncasemcnt from a lead pencil. After picking up the cap ae found it to be filled with dirt; he then tapped it lightly against the wall in an effort to dis lodge the contents, and a terrific explosion followed. As a result Al- ford bad three fingers blown off In cluding bis thumb, and sustaining several wounds about his fact and neck from flying splinters and bits of gla from a mirror which was broken out as a result of the ex plosion. Mrs. Pearl Jackson of Cle burne, after a long visit with ber brother and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moore, returned home last Saturday. Miss Corine Hendly, after visiting her mother in Lions, returned borne last week. Fritz Pannell and J. B. Pyres bought the Rink Theatre a few days ago, formerly owned by J. J. Dawson. Under its new man agement, the owners have stated that they intend remodel and Im prove the building considerably. Pannell and Fyers are Tumple young men, and we are proud to see them venture Into the field of business. Day In and day out, sunHhine and rain. Ice and snow It's the Royal Mutual, Just honest Insurance. We pay nick claims the day they are due, death claims within one hour after notification. So get busy and join the Koyal Mutual. W. H. HARVEY. Pres. W. H. LITTLES, Sec'y. Office 915 1-2 Calhoun St., Phone L. 1675. Agents wanted. ANOTHKK Kt;itO JU.SIAKSS BlIMHNU IS KRK(TKl). Mr. Chas. R. Graggs, local Bhoe dealer, has erected a new frame bus iness building on his property at 114 Hall streeL There are two compartment to the building, one occupied by Mr. Graggs himself and the other by a piano store. The piano store Is operated by Mr. Robert Worthlngton, Dallas pioneer piano man. Nelson Randall who has been em ployed tn picture business by J- J. Dawson for Bcveral years, Is now general manager under the new man agement. It is hoped that the show going people are going to support this picture show, as tbey never oiu before, that It may encourage the I vmihe men in their business, and thus make It possible for them to give Temple a better show-house for Colored people, and the best there Is in motion pictures. These young men also own a picture show in Cameron. Madames. J. M. Moore, K. Nelson, and Ed. Anderson motored to Belton last week to attend the A. M. E. District Conference, and reported a nice meeting. Mrs. Pau line Newsome of Cameron, after vis iting Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Price for a few days returned home. The K. of P's. shut out the "Boosters" last Thursday evening nt the Bon-Ton Park. Scores 13-0. Albert Cole man ager of the K. of P. team says he is giong to make h'is team the best in Temple. Rev. W. M. Taylor, pastor of the Corinth Baptist Church has been quite ill for a few days, but Is much improved at this writing. JtailRcr, May 12. The pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church wishes to an nounce that he has as loyal members to the cause of Christianity as can be found In the world. For the pro motion of all right and righteous causes, they are ever ready. Con spicuous figures In making our first anniversary a great one, viz. Sis ter N. D. Ford and her strong corps of H. M. workers, Deacons Watkins, Long and others, who believe i' front line activities. Valuable ani useful gifts were given the pastor viz: T. J. Watkins, Mr. and Mrs. A B. Long. Mr. and Mrs. LaFayette Ford, Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Wyatt. Sisters Naomi Carter, Sister Sim- mons and Professor G. P. 'Logan, The nastor and his family, were roy ally entertained and cared for a' the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Craig To the above named church, and the town at large, and to my "Master and my God" I am indebted, and make this publication as only . RKV. J. W. WASHINGTON. Pastor St. Pauls Baptist Church. means of expressing my gratitude. The West Texas District Board will convene with St. Paul Bnntist j church beginning May 1. Everybody cordially Invited. Rev. J. W. Wash ington, Pastor. Jacksonville, May 12 Rev. M. L. Vaaughn, Divisional Secretary Amer ican Bible Society of New York, preached at Benson Chapel C. M. E. Church Sunday to a nice and ap preciative audience. Miss Sarah Clem mon returned home from Tyler after a two weeks visit with her sister. Mrs. Efllc Scott. Mr. Pat Johnson was in Tyler Saturday. Mr. A. W. Johnson is building a ball park for the Colored citizens of this city. Prof. M. L. Jones of Texas College spent Saturday and Sunday at home. Rev. E. W. Sanders preached a storp ser mon at Sanders Hall Friday night. Rev. W. M. White Is on the sick list. Harry K. Miller, he Magician, played two nights nt the C. M. E. Church. Wolf City, May 12. The Odd Fel lows and Ruthite'B aannual sermon was held Sunday. Colleced $25.00. Quite a number of people attended court in Greenville Friday. Madams Thompson, Jones and Harnbuckle were In Greenville. W. J. Taylor was in Neyland and Honey Grove. Miss Hattie Jones passed through en route to Neyland and Honey Grove. Miss Hsttie Jones passed througe hn route to Neyland. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Wortham of Celest were here Sun day. fommPW, May 12. Services were well attended Sunday at Mt. Moriah Dr. J. Frank Norrls of Fort Worth is to be with us. Miss U T. Phillips and Miss Hortense Frame of Cle burne were with us this week. - Ar rivals: Mr. Philip Lofton. Wo'fe City; Mr. Mack McBride of oFrt Worth; Miss Alva Roberts, Klondike, and E. V. Goss, Paris. Rev. D. L. Dun fred left for Sulphur Sprlnss Saur- day. iss Naudy Davis of Greenville . . . i - ., Mr. Robert Templeton and Miss Jessie Bu.fftngton arc on the sick list. We were glad to see Bro. Dennis I.'ttle at church. We trust he will Trunin his health speedily. Rev. I. C. Farley preached two xreat ser mons Sunday. He is liked by nil. $44.10 was raised. Mrs. Callle Lee underwent a local operation to-.dav. Rvad tip, and pay up. Naomi Brown rigs:, Reporter. Xarshiill, May 6. Tbout ?50 Odd Fellows, Household of Ruth and Juve niles marched to Bethesda Baptist Church to have their annual Thanks Klvfng sermon preached. A concourse of people greeting them, the follow ing program was dispersed: 1. Song "All Hail the Power of Jesus Name;" (2) Invocation Bro. A. W. Washington; (3) Chant The Lord's Prayer; (4) Reading of Proc lamation and Introduction of Master of Ceremonies Bro. N. Morris: (5) Scrtrture Reading Rev. G. E. Steph ens; (6) Song "Pass Me Not. O. Gentle Lord" H. Simmons, H. H. o' Ruth Sisters; (7) Message K H. of Ruths, M'ss Cornelia Bryant; ffO Jubilee H. H. of Ruth Sisters: (! Address "Odd Fellowship.'' Frank C. White, (10) Duet "Come Holp Spir it," Jerome, Mrs. I Cnbletnn and Dr. 0. L. Bledsoe: (11) Sermon Rev. J. H. May; (12) Song "Wa' tin sr. H. H. of Ruth Sister: (13) Collection Bros, ani'iel McClaln and Manuel Powell; (14) Song "God Be With You," Congregation ; (15) Benediction. Osborne Walton Master of Ceremon ies. Mr. Joshua Breashears died at his sister's home after a Ungei'ing ol several months with a weak heart. Funeral attended from Galilee Bap tist Church, Rev. Franklin officiating. Iaid to rest in the Nock Johnson Cemetery. Mr. Isaac Raymond, and old citizen of this city died at his home after a long 'illness; laid to rest in the Mack Johnson Cemetery. Palestine, May 12. West Union Baptist church went over the top In the effort to raise enough to pay off the debt of the church; $2,835.00 were raised. A'J the members are happy over the results and Pastor Wise Is I all smilesjl Miss Birdie Gardner who I married .Dr. Johnson of Chicago, Dec. J6,ifl920, at her father's home labouyelght miles from Palestine Is still residing In Anderson county. ; Dr. Johnson returned 10 Chicago to study some special work at the Uni versity of Chicago, but expects to come for Mrs. Dr. Johnson in the next few weeks. Rev. D. A. Butler of Terrell, Texas, preached at West Union Baptist Church Sunday morn ing. May 8, subject, "Mother." Jacksonville, May 1!?. Services were well attended Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Massey spent Saturday and Sunday with Mrs. Sallle McGee. Jliss Sarah Ci'inton returned from Tyler. Jaeksbnro, May 12. Services at all churches were good Sunday. Bro. Kelly was at his post. Mr. and MrB. George Mosley accompanied their daughter. Miss Ida Mosley, to Fort Wortn t0 undergo an operation. She is doing nicely at this writing. M; Eddie Sheiton Is improving from the accident of a broken leg. Mesdames Mittie Means and Ethel Hays were bitten by spiders but are improving. Mr. James Means was home for a few days, and took his little son Walter Lee to Dallas to visit his aunt( Mrs. R. L. Henderson. Oause, May 12. Mr. Joe Gates of Milano was a visitor in our city last week. The student body rendered r splendid program at the closing ol school Friday night. The ball game between the Cause school team and the Sr. team resulted in a vic tory for the former. Rev. W. M Rucker of Marlin, pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church at Six Miles, passed through enroute home. Mrs. Clara Cobb, sister of Prof. Tidwell and hei daughter, came up for the school closing and returned home Sunday. Mrs. M. E. Curry is visiting her lather after undergoing a serious operation at the Cameron Sanitarium. Mrs. L. L. Ayke of Houston is vis ting in our city. Mr. Randolph Young and daughter of Hanover were shop ping in our city Saturday. Rev. W. S. Barber preached two able sermonr Sunday. It was a high day with them. They had a rally which netted $56.00. Little Stephen Wilson is im proving at this writing. The Home Mission Soiety of Zlon Hill Bap tist Church will have a rally on fifth Sunday. Rev. Wm. Harris came in from Branchville Monday. Supper at A. M. E. Church Saturday night j Mrs. Hannah Thompson is Milanr Is visiting friends here. Rev. F. W Warren stopped in Cause Tuesday enroute homo, where he conducted an educational rally. The Cameron District Wowan's Home and Foreign Missionary Convention of the A. M E. Church will convene In this city with the members of the St. Stephens Chapel 26-2!) instant. Mrs. Sall'.e Moore of Houston is visiting her mother, Mrs. Diana Ferguson. Read the Express. Mrs. C. V. Smilic, Re- porter. Denton, May 12. The weather was bad 'Sunday, but the attendance at the church was good. The Fort Wort District Conference was lielti at St. James A. M. E. Church. Rev. Melton represented the P. E. in this meeting and preached two able ser mons Sunday. The Odd Fellows and Ruthites held their annual services at First Baptist Church. The pro gram was excellent. Rev. Mask cf the C. M. E. Church delivered the sermon. Choir of the First Baptist Church furnished must- for the oc casion. Mrs. J. W. Reynolds and Uncle Arh are on the sick list. The proposed Cemetery Association vis ited the cemetery Tuesday and clean ed the graves of friends and rel atives. They hope to perfect an or ganization to keep up this work. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Logan, two fine boys. Saturday, on died. Mr. John Walker of Denton, who ir In the mail service was in the c't Sunday. Stop at 503 N. Oakland street for the Express. Read it and keep posted to the times. Athens, May . 12. Services were well attended Sunday in spite of rain. Rev. Peel of Kaufman preached for Rev. Pugh Sunday nighL Prof, and Mrs. Fisher and a large delega tion of persons attended the Com mencement exercises at Malakoff Friday. Mr. Will and Miss Crestlna McDonald were called to Dallas to the bedside of their brother, who is reported much improved at this writing. Mrs. Mary Jordan and her little grand-daughter, Georgia B. Caldwell of Tyler spent the week with Mr. and Mrs. Allen Jordan. Mrs. Mary Jordan leaves for Marlin to visit her daughter, Mrs. L. B. Lee. Prof, and Mrs. Luper of Kerens were here guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. Jor dan. The Church of God, the Her oines, also the Missionary sisters re ports $9.85 trr.m their effort. The Allen C. E. League of the A. M. E. Church with Mrs. Annie Hamilton, President is taking on new life. Mrs. Lucy Martin of Longvlew is visiting her mother Mrs. Eliza Ware. Mr. E. G. Franks and Mrs. Robert Der rough leaves for Dallas for a few days. The I. H. Club met May 2nd with Miss Mattie Thorn. After the usual business routine, a three course luncheon was served. Nf vt meeting with Miss Temple Criner. Ellen Richardson, Reporter. Mrs. Rena Moscley and Mrs. Febie Alex enter tained the Priscilla Art Club, Tues day evening, a nine course luncheon was served. The club wishes to in vite all to their concert May 17 a Peace Hall. Next regular meeting at the residence of Mrs. Carrie Dcr rough next Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs George W. Tucker now occupies their now bungalow. Mrs. Rachel Box reported $14.80 with the Van guard Book of the A. M. E. Church You can always find the Frpress a' E. G. Franks' Barber Shop. Mrs Laura Miller, Reporter. Palestine, May 12. W? have had fine weather for the last few days The farnvrs had an instruction n the Bank hall last Saturday. There was preaching at the Antloch Baptist Church Wednesday night by the nas tor. Mrs. Georee Amos is still here under treatment of the doctor; is Cigarette To seal In the delicious Burley tobacco flavor. Toasted doing fine at this writing. Captain Neely's school closed last t , niht and there were several visitors present. Messrs. Ed. Burns, T. Wash ington, T. M, Dudley and Dr. F. V. McClellan are improving at tills writ ing. West Union Baptist Church raised $28-00 on the first Sunday. Mr. Rais Harris had the misfortune to break his leg Friday. Mr. Ben Howard was injured by a fall off a house last week; is doing nicely at this time. S'ir. A. W. Pierce has ad ded 107 members to Tabor in the last sixty days. Cameron, May 12, Beal Chapel closing was reported splendid. Mrs. Agnes Young of Minerva was in shop ping and attended the school affair Saturday. Many of the teachers are planning to spend their vacation ai P. V. Summer Normal. Rev. D. H. Shivers of Bryan preached the an nual sermon for the Odd Fellows ami Ruthites Sunday at Bethel. Mrs. Dr. E. Young is visiting In San An tonio. Mr. David E. Davis is Visit ing his father who is seriously ill. Mrs. A. B. Robinson is a wide awake insurance writer. The drama-"Trial of Old King Credit will be rendered in Rockdale 14th instant under the auspices of F. and S. Lodge. The High School students are much pleas ed with their music .teacher. Miss Watson of Waco. Rev. .Jordan o Calvert filled his appointment : Cameron Grove Sunday. Rev. C. W Warren lost his older son, all extend to him sympathy. Many enjoy the movies. Good deportment and be havior is shown. Many of our peo ple are leaving town for the farm. You are invited to attend the school closing on 20-21 instant. Crockett, May 12 Col. Roscoe Sim mons lectured at Palestine, 2nd Inst., and several Crocketites went to hear him. Rev. Weaver of Tyler is con ducting services at St. Paul Baptist Church. The C. M. E- Church laiseti over $50.00 last Sunday night. Mrs. Tom Holly is In the city for medical treatment. Mrs. Lue Johnson enter tained the Art Literature Club or. last Wednesday. Mr. Andrew Hous ton is home from Conroe. L. S Pace, State Deputy, American Wood men was in the city last Tuesday. Rev. Sams (white) Baptist preacher, delivered a sermon for the C. M. E. people. Revs. Buford, Woodall, and Alexander and a number of thcr members, participated in the instal lation Bervites of Rev. Rohinson pastor. Pine Grove Baptist Church 8th instant. Sick listed. Mrs. Sarah Pouney, Mr. Hayward Booth an' Mrs. Fanny Mae Dickson is seriously ill, after an operation. Mrs. Bcttle Scott Is home from Prairie View. Mr. Eddie Jackson made a trip homr to visit his family. St. Andrew A M. E. Church has installed electric lights, and a deal of other Improve menth to the church and parsonage, to entertain the District Conference- OKLAHOMA TOWNS. Tawtoii, May 12. Everybody en joyed the program on Mothers day rendered by Mrs. Fannie Price. Rev. Corley preached a splendid sermon Sundny, which was enjoyed by all present. All services were well at tended. Mr. Chas. Williams, Mrs. Luella Williams and Mr. Chas. Tipton are on the sick list. The Odd Fel lows and Ruthites' annual sermon was preached by Rrv. E. D. Parker at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Col lection $41.00- Sunday School and B. Y. P. U. was well attended and the pastor preached a noble sermon on Mothers Day. Rev. Boone of Challanger preached at night. Rev Boone the pastor of Barnett Chap I A. M. E. Church preached an ex cellent sermon on account Mothers Day. there was a great "program rendered- CHICAGO. Chicago, Illinois, May 12, 1921. Mr. M. T. Bailey of the Realty Company Is in Morgan Park taking over more property tlmt is to be Bold with the hope of relieving congested condiiions in the city. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shanklin, 1S53 Fulton Street, entertained friends at their residence with a midnight luncheon after the annual sermon of G. U. 0. of O. F., May 8th. Mrs. Marietta Swift-Jordan accom panied her husband's remains to Cin cinnati Ohio, a few days ago and has returned to the city. A. Morris Williams of Springfield, 111, Imperial Regent of Knight Honor, Is In the city visiting the lodges and speaks in high praise of Mrs. Ella G. Berry and Mrs. Jennie B. Tyler. Miss W. M. Winston, nurse at Provident Hospital, has been confin ed with pneumonia, is Improving and will go to the country for the Im provement of her health. Mrs. Lou Ella Yeung, D. G. M. N. G.. of H. of R., 3556 Giles Avenue, Is in Milwaukee, Wisconsis looking after lodge work. Rev. G. H. McDaniel. President, The Enterprise Institute, 516 Aldine Square, is able to be up and about his duties. All members . of the Virginia So ciety are requested t-t be present at the regular monthly meeting to be beld at headquarters 18th instant, 3638 State street. All Knights and Daughters will .be expected at the annual meeting the A. U. K. and D. of A., which will meet 15th Instant at Ainett Chapel. HCth Place and Troop Street. THE BUCK EYE CUTTERS Garments cut and fitted as you want them MODERN EQUIPMENT -BACKED BY EXPERIENCE l'HOXK L. 5500, H M. McCQY. MG'R-PROP K. 1.1th St. (One ( ' I r - ff H" -i r ,afc -r--y Tort Worth, Texas, May 12, 1921. "Mother" held the place of honor in all Fort Worth churches Sunday. It was she, around whom practically all of the sermons were built. When eve was brought unto Adam, he be came filled with the Holy Spirit, and gave her the most sanctified, the most glorious of appellations. He called her Eva, that is to say, the mother of all. He did not style her wife but simply mother, mother of all living creatures. In this con sists the glory and the most precious of woman. All of Fort Worth wore flowers of either white or red and all of Fort Worth gave honor to mother to whom honor was due. Even He that died for us upon the cross In the last hour, in the unutter bable agony of death, was mindful of His mother, as if to teach us that this Holy love should be our last worldly thought the last point ol earth -from which the soul should take its flight for heaven. Let us honor mother, for Mothers day, has become a permanent institution of universal Christendom. Mrs. C. D. Booker, 1212 E. Lcnda Street, was tendered a birthday din ner, Sunday at residence of Mrs. Frank Johnson and sister. Baker's Chapel, Humliolt Street, was crowded to its utmost capacity Thursday night May 5, to see one of the greatest events Fort Worth has ever witnessed, "The Style Show" given by Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Pratt for benefit of church. The stage was beautifully decorated. The music was sweet and harmonious, while the living models were graceful in thrir appearance and showed real style. So wonderful was the event that one of the models carried off three prizes, and some as many as two. Taken as a whole, the show was real good, good. After visiting Mrs. Maggie Brown, 930 11th Avenue, Mrs. Mary Dcllums of Corsicana has returned home. From now on the Dallas Express and Chicago Defender can be pur chased at Dr. W. W. Humphriis drug store, corner Evans Avenue and Rosedale street, as well as the ok' reliable place, The Temple Fmr Store. ' Mr. N. H. Ford, 1108 Tyler street is sick. We hope for Mr. Ford a speed recovery. Miss Roe of Sherman is visiting her sister, Mrs. Moore, Luella Street. Mr. Tom Turner. 9-12 E. 3rd Street, was painfully hurt Tuesday at 8th and Jones streets. He is now at St. Joseph's Infirmary. Mrs. J. F. Reece, 1308 E. !lth St., has as her guest her cousin, Mis:; Jaunita Shanks of Columbus. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Clark of Marshall is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Johnson 1220 E. 9th Street. Mr. I. C. iFrazier has opened a first class laundry on Crawford street This shows great race enterprise Mr. Frazier should do well as it ! the first of the kind in Fort Worth We wish for him success. Misses Cleodosia and Theodqs'p Sampson of Dallas visited Mrs. M. tertained Prof. W. S. Young with a J. Crabbe, Sunday and Monday. Pride of the South, F. A. M. en receptlon Saturday night. May 7th. Many brothers and O. E. S. mi inbers were present and enjoyed the after noon. Prof. Young leaves the city this week for Orange, N. J. The crfts regret to give this young man up. Mrs. L. Dennis, 1317 E. 9th street, left the city to visit points in Kansas and Oklahoma. The Folk Song Festival given un der the auspices of the Colored High School, at the First Baptist Church (white) Monday night May 4, was quite an interesting affair. About 3000 white and Colored witnessed the Song Festival and declared It to be the best ever given in Fort Worth. Mrs. L. B. Jones won the prize in the contest, she having sold the highest amount of tickets. The Dallas Express and Chicago Defender can be found at Temple Drug Store, The Economy Drug Store of Evans Avenue and Rosedale Ss also The Prospect Drug Store, Cliif Street, N. Fort Worth. Please phone all news for Dallas Express to Temple Drug Store. We sell all kinds of literature. The Odd bellows and Household or Ruth held their Thanksgiving ser vices Sunday May 5. at Allen Chapel A. M. E. Church. 1st and Elm streets. Allen Chapel Literary and Choral Club rendered music for the occas ion and Rev. H. S. Sims, pastor, preached the sermon. Miss Victoria Johnson read a paper, which was enjoyed by all. Mr. T. B. KIrkpat- J j I FORT S lj nORTH j M. n. AXDF.ItSOlV ca,.0;on;Tten?,tarSyBm.mri:n hsnow'7nt anwe" SPECIAL STYLES IFOR YOUNG MEN CHESTER PARK TAILOR A CI.EMXERg tor. 11.11 Bd Ctrnl Ave. D.llna. Tea. Phone Y l-5-26t MADAM COTTON'S WODEjRt CI. 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All enjoyed tne services. Rev. M. H. Spencer left Tuesday morning for points In Tennessee .mil other states. We wish for him a pleasant trip. Mrs. W. H. Harvey, wife of the popular insurance man, can he seen running her own Buick. Mrs. Harvey will soon be an expert at the wheei. Prof. H. E. Irving has moved to 1114 New York Avenue. Miss Mai-inn Chandler visited Mrs. V. E. Irving at 1114 New York Avenue Sunday. Miss Ethel Brown is operating the Caiateria at the Y. M. C. A. Mrs. A. L. Carner will nttonri v,o Home Mission meeting In Waco, and win spend a week in Bolton. Prof. U. S- Young, Secretary bovs work of the Y. M. C. A., leaves for his home. Orange N. J. He was pre sented with a watch fob and a col lection of beautiful flow, r aa token of respect. The Greater Fort Worth league is located at 912 Jones Street. Rev. J. E. Dixon, nnatnr r r t,. byterian Church was in Meridian, xexas, luesaay. Sunday was a bad day. We did not have anv servippo r,iv,,.r. v, Sunday School, which was very well Hueimea aner ine rain. At 6 o clock the Christian Endeavor held session and there - --. ' ' 1.IIBHIUI1S of the biography of Individuals of me umie. ine President urged that more interest be manifested in these lessons. COI.OIIKI1 WOMAN APPOINTED TO POI.ICF FORCE. TVtrnlt. Mich May 12.-Mrs. Grace W Murphy, who was president of th. Colored Division of the Red I Cro?s du ring x he world war. has been appoint! 8?.,r:v MiX'!.,pollcewoman the the Detroit Civic Clubhand a mZhVr of the cxor-utive committee of the Har-dinr-OroeHberk Republican club rr P tTPw. Y?" "commended by Mr. F. p. Washington and many prominent citizens of both races" BORN 3 g i.ajin' , - - k v. . i . , U V X, i I WJ MiiimssiiT mini MltiSiiaVf mtuutjmM m-ttM. Hmw ""hi mwwwH j to it1-