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Great Mass Mee
People in Inter
To be, held in the Columbia
May 10th at 4.O'clock and
Children's Meeting at t
Afternoon at
Ali colored citizens of Columt
ted to attend a great mass meetin
day afternoon, May 10th, at 4 o'c
same place at 8:15 o'clock. Child
Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock, i
colleges are invited, to be" present.
Dr. C. T. Walker,, of Georgi
speakers have been invited to tak
will be made at once to raise $50,(
ored people of South Carolina, nea
zen is called upon to give amounts
as much as they are able to give,
good hospital facilities for the col
free ward will be inaugurated an<
The charter members Of the
I. S. Leevy, J. W. Thomas, W. ]
Rhodes, and E. E. Bobo. TK? loe
I. S. Leevy, J. A. Roach, R. W. J
diner, J. W. Killingsworth, M. H
Greenville, April 27, -Mr. J.
E. Vilato, has opened, up a first
class Cafe in the basement of
the Collins building and will be
g^ad for his friends to call in.
We are very much in need of
snch a place.
Mr. O- E. Turner, arrived in
the city Monday of last week and
found a fine boy. Mother and
baby are doing Well.
There was an excursion in the
city Monday from Spartanburg,
and brought a good crowd. At 4
o'clock the Greenville Giants and
the Spartanburg team crossed
bats at the League Park and
played a fine game. The visi
tors were defeated by a score of
4 to 1. There were between
. me hundred and a thousand
people present at' the Park.
The Greeenvill boys are in good
trim and are expecting to play
great ball this season. They
have lost one game out of three.
Mr. N. C. Ezell of Spartan
burg, spent Sunday and Monday
in the city.
Mrs, Bagnall, wife of Rev.
Bagnall, of Spartanburg. attend
ed the confirmation at St. Phil
ip's church, Sunday afternoon.
The U.S.Court adjourned Mon
The Jenkins Orphanage Band
was in the city Monday and
Tuesday, and played throughout
the city. The concert at Taber
nacle Baptist church was a great
success. Revs. D. J. Jenkins
and Paul Daniels, accompanied
the band. They left Tuesday af
ternoon for Spartan burg.
Mr. Bradham Wright, Misses
Ruth Wright, and Florence Lykes
were among the excursionists
from Spartanburg Monday.
Mr. John Ghalikely left Sun
day for Holly Hilly, where he
has a job in plastering.
Mrs Anna Lawrence De Large,
after spending two weeks in thc
city with relatives and friends lef 1
Tuesday for her home in Pelham.
Mr. James Priestly, formerly
of Greenville, but now of Cana
da. after spending ten days witt
hi? parents, Mr. and Mrs Henn
Priestly, on Green Ave., lefi
Monday night on train No. 3(
for his home. This was his. firsl
visit in fifteen years.
Mr. Israel Thomas, left Mon
day for Anderson, where he has ?
position in blacksmithing.
Little Edelle Cureton, afte
having been very ill for a weel
or more is somewhat improve?
at this writing.
Mr. and Mrs J. B. Hahley, o
Simpsonville, were in the cit;
Monday, on business.
i >r. S. S. Lawton is able to b
out after having been confined t
his bed several days,
Mrs Nannie Mack is on the sic
list. We hope she will soon b
Mr, Louis Johnson, of Colurr
bia, was called to the city Sal
urday. to attend the funeral c
his uncle, Fletcher Brownlee.
Mrs. Harriet Dogan, after sex
eral years of declining healtl
died Monday morning April 20tl
at her home on Nichols St. Sh
was a faithful member of Aile
Temple A. M. E. church. Th
funeral was held on Wednesda
ting by Colored
est of Hospital
; *?-".)..
Theatre Sunday Afternoon,
Monday Night, May 11th.
he Same Place Monday
Four O'clock.
>ia in every walk in life, are invi
g. in the Columbia Theatre Sun
lock, Also Monday night at the
ren?s meeting tin the. opera house
Children from ail the schools and
a, and notable white :?ndv?b]ored
e part on the program. . -Efforts
)QU.G0 to build a' hospital for col
r the city of Columbia. Every citi
from oneto twenty-five"dollars or
Rememte' that there are no real
ored sii&.?f South Carolina. A
? maintained.
hospital are : Richard Carroll,
:i. Young, T. A. Williams, L. J.
al committee is : Richard Carroll,
ackson. E, C. Nelson, R. B. Gsr
. Bright.
ki .
afternoon the 22r.u., at the above
named church, conducted by the
Rev. J. E. Thomas. The be
reaved family has our sympathy.
Mr. Fletcher J. Brownlee, af
ter having b??n.'.ill for many
years with Asthma, died Thurs
day evening of last .week be
tween 6:00 and 7:00 o'clock He
was forty years . pf age. He
j worked up to a few hours of his
death. He was a boyhood friend
of ours and his death was a great
shock to us. After he quit work
he.sufferd great pain and sudden
ly took a fainting spell and died
in a few minutes. The funeral
was held S?turday afternoon at
2:30 o'clock, at his late home on
Nichols St., conducted by Rev.
J. E. Thomas; assisted by ' Rev.
H. E. Jennings. There was a
large crowd of sorrowing friends
in attendance. There were
many beautiful floral offerings.
Hb leaveS'two"brc^henr-and "~one"
sister to mourn his loss;-Mr.
Thos. Brownlee, of Knoxville,
Tenn., Mr. Clinton Brownlee, of
Pasadena, Col., and Mrs. June
Hampton, of this city, The be
reaved family has our deepest
R' mpathy.
Dr. George W. Harry, returned
, a few days ago from Washington
ID. C.. where Mrs Harry under
went an operation at the Freed
men's Hospital. He has just
heard from her at this writing,
and she is able to sit up. We
hope she will soon be entirely
well. .
Dr. and Mrs O. M. Thompson,
returned Monday evening from
I Florence, where they attended
I the Palmetto Medical As30cia
? ti?n. Dr. Thompson stated to
the Indicator reporter that the
Association would meet in this
, city next April,
There was a large crowd in at
tendance at the Confirmation at
St. Philips Episcopal church,
; Sunday afternoon. -The services
were conducted by Bishop Cuer
ry who, after preaching a very
: instructive sermon, and giving a
; I good talk in which he taught us
j many things about the Episcopal
r church, confirmed a class of
-?five which consisted of Mrs C.
i j D. Brier, Miss Myra Alexander,
i \ Mr, James Herron. Mr. Elliott
M Rige and Miss Beulah Duke, of
) ! Norfolk, Va. Rev, Bagnall, thc
t ? Rector of the church brought
I over his vested choir from Spar
-jtanburg which rendered excel
\ i lent music for the occasion. The
services were beautifu ind every
r one enjoyed them. There were
{ a good many white friends whc
:1 worshiped with them also. Mrs
Sarah Priestly who worked sc
f! faithfully for the establishment
y of a colored Episcopal church ir
the city, was in the congregatior
e and was heartily greeted by hei
o many friends.
e| The State Baptist Conven
?I -
if} The Rev. G. A. Goodwin pastoi
of the Springfield Baptist churcl
j- requests the Southern Indicatoi
i, to urge the delegates to th?
i, State Baptist convention whicl
ie meets in Greenville, to send ii
n their names next week by al
e means, as the committee is read:
iy to assign homes.
' Orangeburg, April29.-At this
season of the year when the
fields, hills and valleys are cov
ered with iiving gr?en, we can
think Of no piace in South Caro
lina that is more beautiful in
natural appearance than Orange
burg, ("The City on th? Edis
to"). However, at this writing
we shall avoid description but
will proceed briefly along other
The Commencement exercises
at Claflin this year from present
indications, will be among ,he
best of the school's history and
be witnessed by hundreds of pe?
ple who are deaply.^ interested in
the educational'uplift .of the race.
The 'great 1 Methodist; church
which' is the foundation pillar of
grand-old Claflin .University de
serves no small praise for what
she has done and is doing. May
the name o? Claflin University
ever .remain the sanity .- - un
changed. - t . Jv
Dr. . gunton, the venerable
presiden t of this school is a grand
and gjorious man and* deserves
the praise and hearty co-opera*!
ti.on of all concerned.
Dr. R. S. Wilkinson, the quiet
unasuming ideal president of the
Colored State College with his
efficient corps of teachers,t de
serves the ''well done thou good
and faithful servant." The
State College is the educational
paradise of South Carolina for
the Negro and all concerned
should therefore feel happy and
grateful. The Commencement
Exercises of this school wiil be
held on the same dates as Claflin
and will be as usual largely at
tended. Both of the schools have
had a very prosperous .vear.
The Farmers in this as in other
sections are busy and will reap
in due season if they faint not.
Rev. G. C. Scott of Columbia.
,S. C., and his son Joseph of
Claflin, called on me one day-last
week and paid'". thejiL .respects*
^Th?nl^srcairagal?. .
Mrs J. E. Wilson, of Florence,
S. C. is visiting her daughter,
Mrs F. I. Simians of this citv.
Elder J, Thomas, will at
tend the Commencement Exer
cises of Bennett College, Greens
boro, N. C. Two of Dr. Thoma's
sons will graduate from this
school on the 6th of May. Dr,
J. E. Wallace, formerly of Claf
lin University, is the president
of the school.
We have a few subscribers U
the Indicator whose names wil
be sent in next week, after th<
schools have closed
The Indicator's Friend.
Newberry, April 27-The clos
ing exercises at the Oavenpor
School were good- This school i
about seven miles from New
berry, and was taught thi
year by Miss Eugenia Wil
hams, a young woman who ha
proved a very efficient teacher
A large party of young peopl
from town attended the exercise
of this school. Prof. U. S. Gall
man, Rural Supervisor, at th
close of the exercises, addresse
the people in strong forcefi
. fashion, reminding them of eel
tain faults, and urging them t
; greater efforts in connection wit
; their school.
The Social Club met at th
home of Miss M. G. Warr
! Wednesday. A most enjoyabl
time was reported. This is
! club composed wholly of youn
> ladies, who exercise the right c
suffrage, and all other privilege;
> and mere man has nothing to c
t with it. By special permissic
i man is sometimes admitted, bi
1 only in order that he might s?
* how wei! ladies manage their ow
The Jenkins Orphanage Bar
gave its concert in theBethlehe
- Baptist church, Monday nigh
All the numbers were good ar
heartily applauded, none more :
than the debate-Resolved, "Th?
r the South is a better place for tl
1 Negro than the North." Thea
r firmative was upheld by Miss 1
* E- Robinson, while the negatn
1 was doubtily debated by Miss I
i B. Spencer. The very large a
1 dience present voted almost
/ nanimously in favor of the Nort
William Gary, the colored mi
who has been a government em
ployee at the post-office for sev
eral years, has resigned, his res
ignation/to take effect*- 'soon.
Gary-has rna de a faithful employ
eeAnd'does his work wcli; but,
being a? colored man there is a
goj>d "deal of work about the office
thatj;h?-could not do to. the satis
faction of tne general public.
. JChe above is ?rom 'the New
bery . Observer. You are-per
mted $o:draw your own conclu
sions;. : The- colored." eiriployee in.
thjrs.Vgpy^nment service South
arider'; the Present administra
tif, fijhds-, tfi?, ' 'general public"
allard custdhier. He is the same
customer vth?t'. he - had to deal
v^j?h under a^forraei*- administra
"*>ri how&v?r; ?nd -ithere was UQ
iii. . ,'Cojrre^pondenty.v:
. Cor?garee, April 30. - Rey Spenr
Cijir H. ?dams, died April' 14, at
..Hopkins. Tl* V funeral service
wfN?r.e held Sunday. April 19, at
Z'ijon Benevolent Church, being
cdnducted by the pastor Rev. J.
W. Neal assisted by. the Rev.- J.
v UVJJ'iviii yjx. vttiiiutu. . J. WU
Vf creditable * sermons. were
rendered. Rev. Neal took his
text from Pslm 78:70 71 72 ver
ses. He chose- David' also his.
Servant and took him from the
sheepfold to feed Jacob his peo
pte and Isreal his inheritance.
Sp he fed them according to the
integrity of his heart and guided
tEem. by skillfulness of his hand.
l$ie Rev. Boykin also rendered
a^v?ry creditable dicourse from
,?lb . 'Corinthians 15:57. "But
(thanks, be to God, which giveth
us,the victory through our Lord
Jesus Christ ' ' Rev, Adams has ]
?eeh ? fireless worker in th? |
jAihisJry ?lnce 1893, preaching at
f?Q? .?ejnevolent Baptist for a
jperiod.of six years. It will be
^membered that Rev. Adame
was stricken with paralysis a
jwut-two years and eight months
ir?go ?ince which time he btis be^n
practically confined to the house.
Though almost helpless and un
able to perform his desired du
ties, he never made a complaint,
and in his afliction he was al
ways steadfast in the faith of the
Heavenly leather. Always will
ing and ready to discuss the well
fare of the service of the Master.
During his afliction he was
nursed by a loving wife who
! showed a lifetime of devotion to
)! her loved one always at his side,
1 land always willing at a moments
3 ? notice to administer to him, such
of this life's goods as were
i necessary to the comfort of the
j body. The Rev. Adams is sur
vived by his wife, Mrs Annie Ad
Jams, and ten children. Mrs S.
' i G. Brooks, of Jacksonville, Fla ,
thc eldest, Mrs C. S. Carr, of
-i Augusta. Ga., Mr. S. H. Adams,
t j Jr., and David E. Adams of New
s . York city. Miss Janie Adams of
" : Benedict College, Mr. John Q.
s j Chauncy Adams, M. D. of Kal
" j la. and the Misses Katie and O
s i phelia Adams who are at home.
'.'The community as well as thc
e.| state has sustained a great lost
s ! in the death ?f the Rev. Adams,
I" I We shall miss him for his clear
? j and concise judgment. liewa!
c] I always slow to make a decisior
j on any matter. Seldom, if evei
'" talkative, always willing anc
01 ready to lend a helping hand t(
n j his fellow men. But whom w<
love, God loves even more. So
i Beyond tho palo of mortal sight.
i Thy soul has llown its way,
lei Tho pale bluo melts around thy ll i gil
ai And we miss thee more oaoh day
'Oli.' how we miss thy tender voice
Thy loving fatherly eare,
It's musi? inado our hearts rejoice
It soothed our every fear.
in j Rater now thy Master's joy.
. Tho crown that thou hast von,
^ | Is purest gold withr.ut. alloy,
?e i Thy work has hoon well done.
n ! W . W . A.
Grand Drama and Japanese
Mrs. J. E. Sullivan with a bev,
of Sunday school children, boy
and girls, will entertain the put
lie Monday night, May 4th, a
Zion Baptist church. The prc
gram to be rendered is a goo<
one and calculated both to in
spire the young and interest th
old. Admission 10 cents. G
early if you wish a seat as a bi;
crowd of people are bound to gc
Publicly Commended by In
surance Commissioner. Mc
Mas er.
In a recent speech to the
South Carolina, white teachers
association at Spartanburg, In
surance commissioner F H. Mc
Magji?r made tne.followingtitter
?twi? I have be?n made sick~ at
heart as r have, heard South Car
olinians say that successful in
surance companies can only- be
conducted., in the North. Why
ladies and gentlemen, I can take
you to Columbia and-sho w you a
Negro preacher who i-f conduct
ing a successfully one of the
safest industrial insurance com
panies in America. As a matter
of fact' I know of no other com
pany In exactly, the same condi
tion. Its surplus is greater than
its liability to its policyholders."
Commissioner McMaster was
speaking- to representatives oi
the most cultured and.highly ed
ucated white people of both "sexes
in South Carolina andspeakingoi
a Negro business enterprise con
trolled and man?ged by South
Carolinians' of the Negro race.
This is the highest compliment
we have ever known to be paici
to anyinsurance company. This
company ' s advertisement appears
elsewhere in the Southern Indi
cator. We recommend it to you.
Take out a policy at once if you
have not already done so. Dr.
Dunbar and his business associ
ates ' have just cause to fee
proud. of this well earned en
dorsement by the Insurance Com
? Orangeburg, April 27. -Tues
' day April 14th, the birthday of
, Senator Justin Ejniith Morrill, ol
Vermont, father of the Land
i Grant colleges, was observed bj
j tlie faculty and students of tin
I State College as agricultural day.
j All other exercises of the college
I were dispensed with and the en
j tire force of workers assembl?e
j in the chapel and devoted the
I time to discussions of problem,
j allecting rural and city life ir
j the various sections of the Statt
I represented. Special addressei
were made by designated mern
' hers of the faculty and interest
! ing papers were read by student!
j assigned to this feature of. th<
; conference. The day was mos
i interestingly and profitably spen
j and has doubtless inspired man)
ideas of community improvemen
I among all attendants. The daj
? will be an annual observance ii
I the future life of the college,
j It is a notable fact that; of th?
, ! SS7 students enrolled in the instr
: tution this session. WT cam?
j from farms. This shows tba
our people arc lining up strone
jon agricultural education. Tin
?other trades and occupations o
! I industrial life are also well rep
1 ! resented. The students have
I come from six states aside fron
' I South Carolina. North Carolina
5 j Georgia and Flordia are wei
[i represented.
j! The annual summer session fo
I teachers will begin this yea
'.June29th, and last four weeks
\ j A large concourse of students i
.J expected. Courses in all the lit
j erary, industrial and agriculture
tj - -
. i ~. - -?
Hardy, Pin
e ? Largest colored unde
t he State, because wc
pie best
? Hardy, Pincl
d |H 1006 Washington St. Phc
e Our Newly Establish
ol Washington St., Phoi
g ; I_
subjects, will be offered by a com
petent faculty.
The base, ball team has had a
victorious season, the best in its
history. They have won every
game played except one of the
Allen University series. The.
series with that institution is tied
arid will doubtless be played off.
Every prominent college of the
State has been met and defeated,
and Morris . Brown College, of
Atlanta, Ga., has been.added to
the string of victories.
Wednesday May 6th is com
mencement day this year. The
address to the graduating class
wi ll-he delivered by Rev, IC H.
Coit, D. D., of Charleston. Dr.
Coit ,is a platform orator of
splendid ability, and- never fails
to please his hearers. The class
this year number.;52, an increase
over-that of last year
The new agricultural equip
ment of- the college is nearing
completion. Th? latest addition
is the concrete sile just finished
by the students of the maso. ry
division. It has the capacity of
storing food for 20 cows during
200 days of the year. This will
bring our dairy up to the stan
dard of farmers colleges. * '
.Some -of the most prominent
divines of the state have preached
to the students this, session at
the invitation of the faculty.
The last of the list filled this .en.
gagement last Sunday hight in
the person of Rev. M.'G. ' John
son, pastor of Ladson Preshyte
rian, church, Columbia. Dr.
Johnson's sermon was .full of
helpful advice to the large assem
bly of students and friends who
heard him.
Commencement Week, 1914.
May 3, 4 P. M.-Baccalaureate
Sermon, -Rev. W. B. Duncan
D. D. Orangeburg, S. C.
May 3, 8 P. M.-Religious Ad
dress, Prof. R. L. Douglass,
A. M., Biddle University,
Charlotte. N. C.
May 4,- Class Day. Literary
May 5, -Alumni Day. Industri
al Exhibitions.
May 6,-Graduation. Address,
Rev. E. H. Coit, D. D.,
Charleston, S. C.
An account of the memorial
?service of the late Rev, Tony
?.lumper will appear in our next
issue. '
15lO Main St., Columbia, S. C.
Office Hours: 8 a. m. to 1 p. m.;
2 p. m. to 6 p. m.
I'lioncs: O thee 3413; Residence, 2843.
* [? \ Office and Residence
; to .1 I', flt. "_" T,. c.
6 to 7 I'. Al. St
Carolina Pressing Club
Suits made to order. Cleaning,
Pressing and Dyeing neatly done
for Ladies and Gentlemen.
020 Main Street. Phone 2445.
A. N. Neal, Proprietor.
dmey & Biggs
rtaking establishment in
; serve and treat the peo
<ney & Biggs,
?ne 1695. Columbia, S. C.
ed Brar . ? lice is 113
ie 1986, Greenville, S. C.

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