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Wim? placed in The Indicator.
Read by over 5,000 in Cohimbia
alone. _
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Ninety-Six, jSrC, Aug. 3.-Mr. James
Stewart and Miss Moaell Williams of
Columbus, Otajio, are welcome visitors
Mrs. Blanche Nathan gave a recep
tion July 17th in honor of Miss Mo
sell Williams.;
. Rev. A. Chas. L. Arbouin of Laurens,
S. C., was ai pleasant visitor a few
weeks ago. W? were indeed glad to
see our ex-pakor.
Mesdames Philis Smith and Lucy
Dorley were tjie guests of Mr. and Mrs.
S. D. Clark July 15th.
Mrs. Joe Davis passed away the 5th
of July. Shel was a faithful member
of Mt. Pleasant A. M. E. church. She
leaves two daughters, two sons and a
host of friends.
Misses Jessee Martin and Manila)
Winbush were delegates to the Little
River Educational Sunday school con
vention. The young ladies report a
fine convention.
Rev. B. P. j Stewart, A. B., of El-;
loree, S. C., I was a pleasant visitor'
July 18th. Hie was the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. S. Dj. Clark.
Mrs. Adeline Brunson passed away
July 26th, after lingering for eleven
months. Sister Brunson was a good
Christian woman, a faithful mother
and wife. Shje was a member of Lib
erty Spring j Baptist church. She
leaves a husband and ten children and
a host of friends.
Mrs. Pearl Williams is up, after a
few weeks' illness.
Little Mable Williams of Atlanta,
Ga., is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Emma
Henderson, j
Mr*? Sarah j Arbouin of Laurens, S.
C., is here visiting her many friends.
Mrs. Iola Jackson is home, after a
pleasant visit jin Asheville, N. C.
J Mrs. Virginia Waller and little
daughters, Evelyn and Laura Ruth,
after spending a month with Mrs. L.
H. Dawkins, went home Saturday.
Miss Willie] Griffin entertained for
the young people last Wednesday
Little Hatti^ Simmons ia home, after
St Louis; Mo.
Odd Fellows Grand Lodge.
Rev. J. W. ?&siey preached at Beth
lehem the third Sunday. We enjoyed
hearing Rev. Easley.
Mr. Willie Glover died in Philadel-|
i H last weekj. His body was brought
he;e for buriajl. Rev. C. W. Williams
preached his funeral.
?tr. Jake Hampton is on the sick
list at this jwriting. We hope for
aim a speedy ?recovery.
Georgie A. Parker.
To the Reading1 People of Columbia,
S. C.: Rev. ?Charles Jaggers and I
went to two of the hospitals last Sun
day and read the word of God and
prayed for the sick. Some of them
seemed to have been really uplifted
oy our service.
After this we went to Zion and
heard a well preached^ sermon by Rev.
Dr. Lee, ex-professor of Benedict Col
lege, which \yre enjoyed very much.
They also gav* Rev. Jaggers a good col
lection, for which he thanked them, and
which he wilt endeavor to put to the
very best use. On the same evening
he and I met at the church down to
the old folks ihome for Sunday school
at 4 o'clock, and I taught the lesson
to my best ability. We had with us
Dr. C. B. Draffin, one of the leading
white doctors |of the city. He reviewed
our lesson, and I have never heard a
white man talk more forcibly about
the Lord than he did. He said that
when he gets: to heaven he. wants to
be beside Rev. Jaggers, because he
knows he is going to shine. We en
joyed the doctor's lecture very much,
and we invite more of our white
friends to come out for this is mission
work and our doors are open at all
times to receive any good instruction.
Rev. Jaggers preached a good sermon
from Paul's leter to the Phillipians,
second chapter, verse five: "Let this
mind be in you which was also in
Christ Jesus.'! We had a joyful time.
The spirit was there. But stop, look
and listen. Dr. Draffin gave us five
dollars in the Sunday school. He said
take this and use it to the glory of
God. May Gold bless him and give him
long life and may he invite others
with him the next time he has a
chance to code.
j H. W. Walker.
We are pfoyd af the confidence doc
torat dntfltlets art* the public have In
m Chill ano!!Fever Tonic
Buy Guarntee<
Columbia, S. C., Aug. 2, 1921.
Mr. Editor: Please allow me to
speak through the columns of your pa*
per of the Ebenezer Baptist Union
which convened at the Mt. Pilgrim
Baptist church, Killian, S. C., of which
Rev. R. Nelson of Columbia is the he
loved pastor. The union was duly
opened and called to order by the Mod
erator Saturday afternoon. After the
regular routine of business w*as trans
acted, the hour arrived for preaching.
^Prayer was offered by the Rev. C. H.
Leaphart, after which the Rev. H.
Gunter proceeded to preach the intro
ductory sermon, after which a collec
tion of $2.00 was taken up. The body
adjourned until Sunday morning.
On Sunday, 11:30 a. m., the body
reassembled. The Moderator an
nounced the Sunday lesson be con
ducted by the Rev. C. H. Leaphart.
After a very biref discussion by the
brethren for more than 45 minutes,
the hour arrived for preaching.
Prayer was then offered by the Rev.
J. W. Williams, pastor of Mt. Canaan
Baptist church, after which the Mod
erator announced the hour for preach
ing had arrived. He then introduced
the speaker of the hour in the per
son of Rev. H. M. Taylor, who pro
ceeded to preach the missionary ser
mon from the 10th chapter of Numbers
and 29th verse. The church at this
time was filled to its capacity with
eager hearers. Many Columbians were
present who took advantage of this op
portunity. After the sermon a* col
lection of $20.63 was lifted. The body
then adjourned for dinner until 3:30
At the hour appointed the body re
assembled. After a few brief prayers
Scripture lesson was read.xPrayer was
then offered by Rev. W. G. Gunter,
after which the Moderator announced
time for preaching. He then intro
duced, the Rev. Solomon Jackson, who
proceeded to preach the doctrinal ser
mon from the 4th chapter Ephesian,
5th verse. Rev. Jackson preached a
great and strong sermon. As " he
churches reported. Zion Canaan $10.00,
Mt. Pilgrim $15.00, Mt. Pleasant $10.00,
Ebenezer Baptist $10.00. v Total collec
tion was more than $75.0u. After all
expenses having been paid over $50.00
was left at this church for the good
people of Mt. Pilgrim who were so
loyal to the host of visitors and
friends of the union.
Rev. Nelson made it very pleasant
for the ministers, some of whom were
Rftv. O. H. Robinson, Revs. Tom Scott,
Brother Brown, J. W. Williams and
others whom we will not have place to
mention. They then adjourned, to
meet Saturday before the next fifth
Sunday at Zion canaan Baptist
church, State Park, S. C., of which
Rev. J. W. Williams is pastor.
Yours for the success of your val
uable paper and the cause of Christ,
Rev. H. M. Taylor, Rec. Secy.
Edgewold, S. C., Aug. 1", 1921.
Mr. Editor of Southern Indicator:
Dear Sir: Please allow me space
through the columns of your paper
to say to the friends of the Colonel
Creek Union that said Union is still
alive. It met in its last session with
the Pine Grove Baptist church, near
Eastover, S. C., July 30-31, 1921. The
devotional was conducted by the Mod
erator, Rev. S. Chavis. The introduc
tory sermon was preached by the
writer from Matt. 5:20. The delegates
were enrolled, aft^r which the min
utes of the last meeting were read and
adopted. The welcome address was
made by Brother Charley Scott and
Brother S. Jackson responded in be
half of the Union. Other business of
the Union were attended to and the
bolly adjourned to meet Sunday morn
ing. Sunday morning you could see
people coming in cars, buggies, wagons
and on foot until every space in the
church was filled and the others had
to remain on the yard. The mission
ary sermon was preached by Rev.
Isaac Taylor of Columbia, S. C., from
John 4:35. The sermon was an able
one and we feel that the spirit of the
Lord was upon the man.
The doctrinal sermon was preached
by the Moderator, Rev. S. Chavis, from
2 Thess, 2:15. The congregation was
held spellbound for 30 minutes.
"Blest Be the Tie That Binds" was
sung, the parting hand was taken and
we adjourned to meet with the Mt.
Pilgrim Baptist church Saturday be
i shoes for the w
Dr. C. T. Walker Laid to Rest
j at Augusta-Atlaifta Ready
For Business League.
(By W. F. Williams.)
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 10.- According to
the white daily papers of Georgia ten
thousand people went to the Taber
nacle Baptist church, Augusta, last
Thursday to witness the funeral ser
vices of Dr. Charles Thomas Walker,
D. D., LL. D., generally known as the
"Black Spurgeon," and largely re
garded as the world's greatest preach
er. Besides his reputation as a
preacher he was known to be a great
writer, lecturer and traveler.
Three thousand people, white and
colored, attended the funeral services.
Among them were people from many
points in the United States, and in
cluded the mayor of Augusta, the city
council, the police commissioners,
county officials, chief of police, repre
sentatives of the Augusta Bar asso
ciation and leading citizens and busi
ness men of Augusta. j
Dr. Walker has pastored some of the
leading churches of the country. For
several years he was pastor of the Mt.
Olivet Baptist church, New York city.
Tabernacle church, of which he was
paster at his death, is one of the most
imposing Negro church structures of
the country. His remains were in
terred in the church yard.
Atlanta is ready for the Negro busi
ness men of the United States. The
program is complete and the old fash
ion Georgia hospitality awaits you.
A spacial committee has visited the
leading white and colored businesses
of Atlanta and secured subscriptions
and cash for the purpose of entertain
ing the three thousand visitor swho
will come to Atlanta next week.
Visitors will begin arriving on Sun-j
day, the 14th. The convention proper
begins on Wednesday, the 17th, on the
night of which Dr. R. R. Moton, pres^
ident of the League, wUI .?eliyer his j
be held at the city auditorium. Als
an old-fashioned Georgia barbecue will
be given at David T. Howard's farm,
seven miles from Atlanta. In addi
tion to the usual features, sightseeing
tours will be made in and around the
city and on Saturday, the 20th, a spe
cial side trip will be made to Tuskegee
Institute in order that the delegates
will have an opportunity to see the
famous institution founded by Booker
T. Washington.
The finest Negro bank will be open
ed this week. It is the Citizens Trust
Company, capital and surplus $500,
000.00. It is located in the new Stan
dard Life building. It is a member of
the Federal Reserve system.
Besides the places of general inter
est in Atlanta, visitors to the Business
League will see such colored places of
interest as the new Y. M. C. A., the
new Carnegie Library, the six col
leges, the service steam laundry, the
Joyland Park, the beautiful churches,
the mammoth lodge and insurance of
ficer and hundreds of big business
houses. The Standard Life Insurance
Co.. the Atlanta Mutual Insurance and
the Odd Fellows office employ about
forty clerks each. Several other in
surance offices employ smaller num
Columbia, S. C., friends and ac
quaintances of the- writer will find him
with the Union Publishing Co., 210
Auburn Avenue.
The King David's Orchestra of First1
Calvary Sunday school will give al
string music recital, using sacred?
songs, Monday night, August 15th, at
First Calvary Church.
Admission ten cents.
Program will begin at 8:30.
Miss C. B. Singleton,
Mrs. Lucille Counts is now able to
be out again, after having her tonsils
removed. She wishes to thank her,
many friends for their kindness shown
her during her illness. Also Miss A.
A. Nelson and the nurses of Benedict
fore the fifth Sunday in October, 1921?
; Collections were good and we always
send a part to Morris College.
H. J. Ryal.
hole family and C
Tulsa, Okla., (Special to The Indi
cator,) .-Propaganda intended to em
barrass certain members of th* relief
committee, W?0 have taken an active
stand against the attitude of the city
of Tulsa and the white real estate
board, in the matter of the retention
of the Negroes* property in th edis
trictj where their property has been
destroyed, is being scattered all over
the country. Surprise has been ex
hibited by the white citizens of the
community and city to find that cer
tain members of the race are finding
mon|| available in other places than
the m of Tulsa to reconstruct their
hom& and rehabilitate themselves.
Quite} recently a white lady rode down
into greenwood in her car and asked
one 0f the prominent black men there
who ?it was who was furnishing him
fund?s with which to rebuild. "THERE
answered this wary gentleman, "AND
l? other words, the white citizens
of 'luisa are attempting to with-hold
financial assistance from those who
desife to rebuild on their holdings,
it ii said, and they are attempting to
locate all agencies from which Ne-]
groes are likely to receive assistance,
so everything indicates. The Negro
who? gave the answer above was more
diplomatic than truthful. He never
theless carried his point of keeping
certain interested folk in the dark.
Here is the story that was carried in
the^Associated Press, in an attempt to
discredit the Colored Relief Com
Jpjsa, Okla., Ju* 29.-Some of the
c^ptf of this city are agitating a
mijfe expedite -distributing and acj
?ag <jt a considerable sum of
y sa? to have? been collected
brough subscriptions from out
otjiira pe?sons for riot refugees' re
li?? m claimed that the . money is
o,i^jofii?ia ar bank and is not being
?Mp?^bp:: families, who are desti
H^K^^? ? Xi Ct i ly iii xl vv U. . TT . AJUHvy
iiffld to be chairman of the relief
fhs report, widely circulated all
ovlr he nation, has proven very em
bapasing to the committee of promi
nent Negroes of the Tulsa Relief Com
mfctei and their representatives in
mjpy points in the United States. It
is3)be expected that the Negroes of
ttiVbriited States would want to feel
thp they were not being buncoed. It
is pru? that several irresponsible citi
zens have attempted to collect funds
in ^several places ; in fact, there is in
fo imation to the effect that in several
in ?tances, designing persons have got
ten away with large sums of money,
blithe Associated Press report does
net seek to deal with them. It in
di its directly the regular committee
at jrulsa; of which Mr. O. W. Gurley is
ar active member. The attempt to
ca st aspersions upon the committee
is really an attack upon the Negroes'
re wilding program on the part of cer
ta n influences who seek in every way
to embarrass and harass those of our
gi oap who have the courage to at
tempt to reconstruct their property
in? the former business area. Gurley
has about finished the reconstruction
ofj his building on the east sine of
Gleenwood and has attacked his other
building on the other side of the
[Here is a general survey of the
g?oup who constitute the Relief Com
mittee: s. D. Hooker, who is chair
mjan, iS one of the most responsible
Npgro business men in America. He
*as. prior to the fire, the partner in
tie famous Elliott-Hooker clothing
0 ' Tulsa. He has been connected with
the "Y" efforts in Tulsa, and before
tile riot, commanded the respect ol
DHh black and white. He is also a
n ember of the Oklahoma Commission
o* Inter-Racial Co-operation. Rev. R
- Whittaker, secretary of the com
mittee, is the pastor of Mount Z?OE
iaPtist church, the church which sus
t^ed the loss of $85,^000.00 durini
tle fire. lt stands to reason that h<
* ?uld not have been in charge of suet
3 great community effort had he noi
1 ad the confidence of the people in th<
iity of Tulsa. G. A. Gregg, executive
secretary of the Y. M. C. A., at Tulsa
bunton Branch, is a man who ii
l nown beyond the confines of Okla
ll0ma, because of his many years o
llQnest effort in organizational effor
i mong Negroes. Attorney E. I. Sad
< ]er has been a resident of Oklahom?
Sprits Furnishing
i The Indicator will not be published
on the 20th of this month. Some time
ago we decided to omit the fifth Sat
urdays. We did not omit last Satur
day, the fifth Saturday in July, be
cause we are planning to attend the
'National Negro Business League
which meets in Atlanta, Ga., on the
17th, 18th, and 19th, and we cannot
do justice to our newspaper work
while out of the city. For that reason
the paper appeared last Saturday and
will not appear on the 20th.
All persons who are going to
take part in the Labor Day Cele
bration, and certainly every busi
ness woman and man should,
can secure all n?cessites for deco
rations from Miss Lannie Ken
inerlyl at 1831 Gervais Street,
cheaper than they can be had
anywhere else. Miss Kcnnerly
is chairman of the decoration
committee and is working to the
best interest of all that the pa
rade will surpass any heretofore
displayed in the city,
for many years. He lived in the city
of Guthrie for about 20 years, where
hiS record is unblemished, before go
ing to Tulsa. As a public man and a
lawyer, he is known all over the State. J
J. Tyler Smith, treasurer of the com-1
mittee, is one of the most prominent I
educators in the State of Oklahoma.]
His father is now operating a large!
grocery store in the city of Muskogee.j
Before the riot, he and his father op-j
erated the "Welcome Grocery store" J j
ing the city of Tulsa. They carried al]
stock, worth fully $150,000.00. Rev.L
H. T. S. Johnson is the secretary of j
the State Inter-Racial Commission. He I.
has pastored the Wesley Chapel M. E. I j
Church of Tulsa fdr many years. HeT
is knpwn.all over Oklahoma as one of]
our most trusted leaders. Rev. Jas.T
A. Johnson is a presiding elder of the]
A^M. TS. Church, Tulsa district. Her
ed upon at all times to be a pillar off
trust. J. H. Goodwin is a real estate!
operator who has made his way since I
coming to Tulsa from the Southland,]
His dealings have been honest and her
too is respected and has the conni-j
dence of our group. Horace S. Hughes j
is an instructor in the city school!
system. Dr. R. W. Mottley is a phy-j
sician of Tulsa, and has been there!
for several years. Prof. J. W. Hughes!
is principal of the graded schools of!
Tulsa. He is a heavy realty holder; I
has been connected with the "Y"|
work there ancf for several years has!
been prominently mentioned for the!
Grand Mastership of Oklahoma Ma-j
sons. Dr. S. S. Jones needs no intro-j
duct ion to the nation. He is a na
tional chacracter, having been con-1
nected with the National Baptist Con-j
vention for many years. He is one of j
the most able leaders of the race andi
is president of the General Baptist!
Convention of Oklahoma. E. A. Loupe!
and Rev. James R. McClain are both!
well known and have the respect of J
all who know them.
-The time has come when in crisis
we must refuse to be moved from the
leadership of the race. These men
were tried and true before the riots
and they are true and worthy now.
Propaganda, such as is going the
rounds is circulated for purposes that
are obvious to the discerning. Money
is being raised; it will be used to as
sist in every way to relieve the suf
fering and needy. Five attorneys have
been employed by this committee to
defend the score or more of Negroes
'who are sharged with riot. These at
torneys are all able members of the
bar. Their names follow: R. Emmett
Stewart, Muskogee; G. W. P. Brown,
Chicago; Elisha Scott, Topeka; E. I.
Saddler, Tulsa; and J. W. Burns
(white), Oklahoma City. A fight will
be made to recover every dollar from1
the city that has been lost through
arson and loot. This is your fight and
you should not hesitate to put every
bit of your energy in dollars behind
the effort for restitution. If you are
in doubt as to the authority of the rep
resentative in your midst, telegraph
the headquarters of the committee at
116 North Greenwood, Tulsa; the!
Washington headquarters, address
1816 Twelfth street, N. W., Washing
ton, D. C.; or Roscoe Dunjee, editori
Black Dispatch, 300 E. 2nd St., Okla
homa City, Okla.
from I. S. Leevy
SEPT. 7-12, 1921.
The Southern Railway has been
chosen as the official route for the
South Carolina delegates and others
who will attend the above convention
and a special through Pullman sleep
ing car will be provided on Carolina
Special leaving Columbia Monday, Sep.
tember 5th, provided a Sufficient num
ber apply for accommodations before
September 1st.
The official schedule is to leave
Charleston 7:40 a. m., Orangeburg 10:55
a. m., Coiumbia 1:15 p. m., Spartanburg
4:50 p. m., September 5th, arriving
Cincinnati 11:00 a. m., and Chicago
8:15 p. m. September 6th.
The following round trip reduced
fares will apply, including war tax, on
presentation of identification certifi
cates, which will be furnished by the
undersigned : Charleston,. $58.31 ;
Orangeburg $53.65; Columbia $50.79;
Sumter 53.25; Florence $55.53; Darl
ington $55.53; Barnwell $54.42; Spar
tanburg $45.28; Greenville $47.13;
Greenwood $40.15; Newberry $49.43.
Be sure that your tickets are routed
Southern to Cincinnati and Big Four
R. R.
The Pullman fare will be about $9%00
per lower berth, and about $7.00 per
upper berth additional.
Those who expect to attend this con
vention and desire Pullman accommo
dations should send their names at
once to Rev. D. F. Thompson, 1414
Richland street, or to Rev. H. M. Moore,
1403 Pine street, Columbia, S. C.
The Rev. Richard Carroll of Colum
bia and Mr. Jonas Thomas of Ben
nettsville, who have been spending
ten days at the home of Rev. Carroll's
mother-in-law, "four miles out from
Laurens, returned to the city last
Monday. They drank Davis Spring
?rater while in Laurens. Mr. Thomas
and Rev. Carroll have been suffering
for some time with high blood pres
sure to a dangerous degree. They
will return to Laurens this week and
Atlanta, Ga., on August 16th.
Mr. Thomas has considerable inter
est in Bennettsville and goes home to
sell some tobacco and attend to other
business. Mr. Thomas is owner of
the Enterprise Bank building, as well
as first vice-president of the institu
tion which has a capital of $50,000.00.
Mr. E. J. Sawyer is president and the
Rev. J. B. Taylor is cashier.
Mr. Thomas states that he is not
molested with the boll weevil on his
great cotton plantation. Last year he
produced over two thousand bales of
cotton, much of which was long sta
ple. He sold seventy-five bales last
year at 75c. a pound. Mr. Thomas'
health is not good, and his son, Mr.
Fred Thomas, has come to his rescue
as manager of the farm. His up
country trip has helped him much,
and he is much better.
The Rev. James E. Kirkland, D. D.,
stopped over in the city Monday for
a few hours. He will conduct a re
vival for the Rev. N. C. Nix, D. D., of
Orangeburg after his return from
Asheville, N. C., where he goes to
preach the Conventional Sermon.
Capt. A. E. Gonzales, owner of The
State Company, called on Rev. Rich
ard. Carroll last Sunday and brought
to him the largest watermelon that he
has seen this season. Mr. Gonzales
stated as he left the house, "Carroll
and ? are both sick and I have come
to talk to him." It is a pity that his
days of usefulness are gone.
Rev. Carroll received an invitation
from Dr. W. E. Thayer in. behalf of
the Santee Association to attend the
Memorial Services of the late Dr. C.
C. Brown in the First White Baptist
Church, Sumter. Services will be
held next Sunday morning, August
14th, at 11:30 a. m. and 8:30 p. m.
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