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COLU M BIA, S. C. SAI MRft^V. DEC. 17 1921 r -
NEGRO MUS 1 PRESERVE
Say Race Must Learn Value
Hampoon, Va.,-"'I here
are certain '.nings which Neg'ces
in tnid country inuot du, ii tiley
hupe LO eujjy tue oieasmgs ol
democracy: they must a'cain
economic independence the.> must
d<5?elup a press; tiley must tie
veiop a literature; the.> muai
learn lo preserve meir ovvu re
Cords; aud tiley must learn Hie
vatua ol race iraouiou."
Llr. Carter vj. w oudson ol
Washington, JJ C., wen known
editor ot um 'Journal ot Negro
History.'' director ot reseat co lur
the Association lor Hie oiudy ol
Negro Lille and History, atm
auuur ot "Negro Education
Prior to JL83L" aud ' A ?euiur)
Ot Negro Jdngration," made this
declaration ia a recent address
on "i'ne Negro and Modern De
mocracy, " which lie Ueiiveteu li.
Cuddil Hill, di up con institute.
b?lor<* a large audience ol Hamp
Con workers and s tu jen ts. Duc
Cor Af jjdson said:
"Tas p?opie who control the
Coal sad iron, lue ba?a?, the
SLOJCC iii ii*(Cdui and ocher valuable
rdiJJrc?S are ene pdopie wno win
dictate, exactly wnac stiall oe
dona tor every group in mis luna
LiQjrcy, is co exile to the Negro,
I1JC di A Oi(|lidC, Oat as ac JU
qiest; CnaC is. me Negro must
ej.icribute something to the good
of ms race, nts country, Iiis God
' Tne Ndgro muse lind some
. venue ot nosiness. He must
exploit someLIImg Co tue extern
tftat fte will develop an industry
or a business in which he can
give some omer Negro employ
Appeal to Race Pride.
... "Until Lhe Negro learns to du
fomuimng tornmiseli in the hetu
able jj W^^i^WkWS^S^^
to Oecome an educational iacioi
among his own peopie. then edu
cation is noe lhe leverage to lilt
him, in tne sen e mat it has lilt
ed other people. A ma*, is edu
cated when he can d . without a
teacher and when he can-anu
will-develop and grow without
the stimulus of instruction. Si
it must be with a raze
Power of the Press.
"Some Negroes never read <
Negro newspaper. A few Negri
newspapers loll the story ot Hit
Negro in a cool cairn way. The}
tell of the striving of the Negri
in such a way as lo be an inspira
tion t o you h. Every Negri
ought to read the publication o;
'"We complain b?cause whit?
newspapers publish our crime:
and teil of th J evils we dj, bj!
do not say anything about oui
achievements in those lines ilia
tend to stamp us a p< c pie ol ih
world. We must learn to lei
stories for ourselves, it is ou
duty to develoy a press
Outlook for Nemo Race.
"Negroes should read some
thing of their own peopie tua
they may be inspired ihrreb>
We mut re liz i that thereat
certain things in tne Negro rac
which are worth d'VetopiuK
Those things mav be worth a
much to the world as the bette
things of the white race, whe
they are properly developed.
"Lee us studv our h is tor.\ wit
the understanding that we HI
not, after all, an inferior peop c
but simply a people set back,
people whose progress has bee
imoaded. That history will ii
.pire us to greater achievement!
Dr. L. O. Baumgardner has begu
his practice.. .Office at 2320 Hani]
ton Street.. .Hours: 9-11 a.m., 12'
and 6-8 p. m.
JOHNSON HOLDS ON.
?Washington Daily News.)
..Henry Lincoln Johnson, .colore
District Recorder of deeds, niter
conference with l'?es':deal Har.Iii
today said he .would continue'.
National Committeeman from (icc
gia despite threatened rcorganiz
tion of the party in that state to ?
crease Negro representation.
THANKSGIVING DAY AT
On Thanksgiving Day, Rev
?lenard Carroll of Columbia, ad
dressed a ero vd ?ii auditorium at
His hearers were both whit?
v d colored. He sp ike urn qui
vocally yet unolfendmgly the
lu sh irt he said, that these al
tributes which characterizes man
nojd in o e race, d?es the sam
m oilier race*; ? hat manhood wa?
chivalrous, aoaoiuteiy. at al
times, at all places and under ai
circumstance*; that lt was above
din; that it was law abiding; th?
it was ready to bear the infirmi-.
ties ot the worthy weak.
ii nv cuuid he but hold hi>
ludienee in a spill of rapture?
L was tempted to say of him a
ilomer said of Hester, words fei
from his .ips sweater than honey.
DURHAM, ACHY OF
WOKiri WHILE MEN
HY J. A. JACKSON
Durham, N. L?.-iJainam. IS.
J , ia a LO wu made, lauiuus b> ?.
Jci'lain Ui ana ol smutting tobacco
oeatlug a name mat is woiio
tamuus. I'lie aame name used n
auoiner manner means in slang
.vltiiouL suuotunce or dependant
.1 y. weil, tuat dues not 1?L ou*
ousiness men in nie communty
-N L'ijru business is lat ttier au
warned io lue little town ol Dui
liam, tuan any other communlt*
ot sitniiiar size in the country.
lhere they mawe their owi
cigars in their own factory. Puru
iCicauoperators ourmg the skiiiei
vvurk. i'tie town uoa&l? ut bein^
tue nomeiffi-reui tne North tutu
tina Mutual insurance Company,
a concern that is not oniy Hu
ricnesc and .oidest ot the race i..
aitch properties to the extent u.
iiearly a q tarter million dol?an
and nave uiaue poaaioie three ui
tne Oldest enterprises ot Ut
Kind lu tue couti itv. that lhe.j
are uroad niiudeU is exhibited li
1 ; die lad tuat only one ot theo?
jpruj ets aie lucattd m Nor li
' wai ulina.
I A Negro bank with a Raleigl
j oration is auoiner usetull instilo
1 j Lion ?>o ia me liaiiKei s' t ire lu
urance Company. Theke an
out the higo lights of a most sub
sianna, ousiness group.
lu uur distinctly lueatrical f?ele
We lind a Uical ' Movie King" HI
i*'. K. v\ atkins has become kuowi
throughout Hie state iVlr. Wat
Kins io president of the Nation*
ouiii'c? rJxiiditois Association
He owns me new Wouderlant
til ea ire m that city, in whicl
lediure pictures. Kaee release:
and Negro News reels are pre
In addi ion to these activitie:
in his ho'ne city, Mr. Walkin*
owns tue idle iiour in Peters
ourg Va , Tile Rex in South t?os
on. Va., Hie M. j-stic ia Chape
lilli, N. C. Ail are picton
Mr. Watkins has employee
many clever diwce* for keepm*
. he h -x i in.:e Uusy. Une ol theo?
1 am going to p iss on to other*
li.e character of patronage ai.d ?
jlehd) volume ol it ls assured ht
Wonderland theatre, by the us><
of a season ticket which he per
tonally di ribut s among Lh<
prof ssion and business people o
the community and its environs
Another excellent practice o
the King' is to ride about lb
surrounding country in his ca
making brief visits to the far
ulers during which he casual I,
mentions the ni xt week's offer
inga, He finds the personal con
tact is much appreciated air
learns defmately the desires o
nis cliente). One thing he ha
-;s tab i is ned ?s a certainty, is tha
j pictures port ra.\ ing race rharac
j tera in serious dramas and pleat
j mg stories is in constant deina rc
j vlid? I -w comedy pictures u
dJS^groes is held in disfavor b
[.'OR SALE-Frost Proof Cahbag
10,000 $7..",0; less than 5000, $U5
per 1000 f. c b. Valdosta. Kinse
. . Wholesale Plrtit Co., Valdosta, Gi
3d shoes for the NA
t . The Indicator Xmas Off er. !
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* ?. Daring the month of December The indicator will accept t
* renewals and new subscriptions 5or $1 25. This is 25c less out* <
* rabilar price but as we are entering into the Xmas spirit we <
* wish to remember as many of our subscribers as possible. 1 he <
* hii?h cost of prjduction will not . permit us to extend this any %
J longer than Dec, 29. rn, *
I So if yo J wo il i take advantage of this reduction and t
* remember some of your friends, .?tare now. <
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% Address The Southern Indicator, Box 632, Columbia, S. C. J
SECOND CALVARY^?APTIST CHURCH
IBull Street, Between iaylor and Hampton Streets.
Invites you and your friends to worship with them at all of
ORDER OF SERVICE
Sunday 10 a. m. Sunday Schcol.
Sunday ll a. m?vMori^^^p-vice*
j Sunday o p. m., B. .^^..i^^
$ Sunday 7 :au p. m., Evening Service.
S ? ;c^;H;i^S^Qore, A. 3., D. D.. Pastor.
Many gou?^ft?^?^^^j??eeii prn.uu in the ?.ast
mouin auoul me.fi^W'\l/^-? iJi.per, Out one ul itu u^t
was a O L ol p >atry sent:>?ut p>, tue Demuciatic Union, ol'
Oaeiua. N. *. .S^^:^^#
luis vvas printed in - ^oifttions which showed that it
was not oriKit|^^?i&-j^??;^>o thai il is piiuit? lot the
beaeticoi tii?e?-;w4l?lp^w?'ufear o.u home Iowa lapel."
caa auy'??$^^4^-^^?^^^^m~"K ttkicUl? lu conic norn
the lieari^W.i^jrai?^^^l?^ii ol the ?au bul a ano lae
itoud old Lmv^^^y^^m^ur youlli."
wnen taq,t?;^m^ at me endin' o' he day,
Aa' a it?|?Hf rest?? iV?iu'ia?U?'ainokin at lab pipe o' erny.
Titre's nothinp <ioes tiun'b6l:.aiucii good, b? lui tune up or
As tue attie-weekly paper .from his ol' home town.
If i? H>A*t ?\th)u?5o?Odautjr??au'its pri?t ain't always
Yet ic.scraight.^ when a feller's feelin'
It takes tn^^^i^.'off Ma tace and drives away the
That fUtlL^d^^pa^eV fri ni; his ol' home town.
^.It teii*??^ .-.quttbii irie Row.
M^^^^^i^&^^a?%W^?;.iu? gul,..au' hew tilg
cropa'll grow ;
How ii keeps a ieiier posted 'bout who's up, an' 'bout
That attie tfeek.y paper from his o' home town,
Now 1 nae to read tue Uailie? aa' ttie 6 tor j pap?, lb, tco,
Aa* at cunes tue yaller novels an' boiae utile* tiabb
Uoa L you
waea 1 want some readin' that will drive away a
I want that good, ol' paper fi cm my ol' Une Uv?r.
- inc business fruiter.
Arthur Brisbane, editor of the
^ew York Journal, tbe must
widely ID l ui nu o j v.-L11?uiib i in itu
?ountr\, auuiesttu the t uinmui.
rveaith Club oi 'ian Francisco
recently on the subject, 'Hu
.Newspbper of Todaj ; What it it
and v\ hy."
He saiu in pirt: "Newspaper!:
to'Jay are what they haveaiwajt
oeeii-a mirror ot Hie, custom,
civilization that surround Hit m."
"'ll a man looking in a min OJ
loes not like what he sees, ht
mould change his lace, or ai
least his expression, not try tu
oreak the mirror, bo, when h
community look upon a news
paper, li it does not like what ii
ees upon the page or ?-diiuri?i
page, it should change the cum
inuulty. The newspaper riflecn
"The newspaper is the voice ol
the crowd W hat language is ti
the individual the printed news
paper is to the multitude. V\ uh
out language, men could noi
warn each other, tell what the\
nad seen or thought, and without
the written word knowledg?
could not be haiidt d down fun
one generation to another. Int
newspaper is the voice of thc
crowd of the day. History is tht
voice of the people for centuries.
"The business o f the news
paper is to tell ail the news as it
happens, not as a few want il
told-to protect the public inter
Fat, which means sometimes in
terfeiing with private plans.
* There is some wise and sorm
foolish criticism of newspipers,
their sensationalism of big ut e
That has no imuortance. Th?
? ! wise criticism does good, th?
0 others don't count were thi
y words of Mr. Brisbon.
fhole family and (
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY IN
Having been culled to Charleston
on bus.ncs Me executive secretary
ox 'ine Col um tua liouid 01 Traue
will Le out oi tue cay ior e.gut or
ten uays. lie regies being away
j.rom tue organization ac Ut.s luosi
opportune t.me us tuero are Sever
al propositions tnat tue organizaron
ittU?C put over nor. lu?.cr luau Jan.
mut mose propositions muy be ci
xccLive uepeun? lui^eiey upon eacn
uicaioer paying inc.r mon ?.my uucs
pionipjy una ior mose in arre?is
wiin mea* accounts tu get s ?.ru. g til
jur. Mazyck rlates that on his re
turn to i ea ame h?s wurK, nu wai
or.ng o us u isew i'oar s ivieas-ge at
Wiiiv.il lime ne nopes luau liuCi uicin
uer wm oe pie^eiit.
NOTES FROM BETHEL
i>etuel iviei.i opolitan Church ib
niovnig t'orwaru in rapid seniles.
??e me to uegui woisu.piug in lau
ctiurcn proper tne lust buauay in
uanuuiy. 'me bacril.ee Ku ny put
on ior December is being pus.ieu a
loug n.eeiy ?cguiulcss t.?e appuient
uui? tunes, .rv real Bucrilice is be
ing niaue, at tne enu 01 wn.cn we
aie expecting a paeiioi.unal success.
Tne pastor, Dr. T. H. Wiseman.
I preached Sunday morning from the
! text, "All tilings work togtciicr for
good to those that love tne Lord."
Un Sunday evening he preaclied
concerning the pale horse and h.s
rider. Eight converts were ad Je J
. to the church during the day.
Each Sabbath the collection rangjs
j over $100.00.
J.. W. Killingworth, Reporter.
Rub-My-Tiam, antiseptic and pair
j killer, for Infected gores, tetter
< sprains, neuralgia, rheumatism.
10 12 W nshinglo
:EV. M. G. JOHNSON '
IS NO MORE
'cloved Pastor of Ladson Presby
terian Church-Long Career as a
Servant of Christ. Great Funer
al and Beautiful Tributes Paid to
Ills Memory By White and Color
All that was mortal of the Rev. M.
i. Johnson, the beloved pastor of the
-?adson Prcsbyteran Church, this
.tty, was laid at rest Monday, De
The Rev. Maxwell George\,Johnson
vas born in 1855 at Winnftboro,S.C.
He received his early trailing un
.er thc famous Richardson school,
rom which some of the noblest char
acters of the Negro frace have
.ome. *He then entered-Howard Uni
versity, Washington, D.;CV where ho
.ompletcd both his clasical and theo
logical courses having completed I
thc latter in tho spring of 1875.
ile soon afterwards took charge of
the Ladson Presbyterian Church of
this city/ where,he earnestly served
as shepherd andji father until his
death-a period c?f 44 years.
Dr. Johnson man of an aff
and respected by all who knew him.
A loyal and true husband, an in
dulgent father, a good neighbor, a
peacemaker* at all times, a useful
citizen, and a level headed, sane lea
der, an;l Chrisitian Minister, a verit
able "Israelite indeed in whom was
We will not undertake herc to
chronicle the many progressive
ideas fostered by him during his long j
pastorate. That we leave to his bi
The Rev. Bro. Johnson's death
took everybody by surprise, in that
he was apparently in the bast of I
health all day that Thursday- j
meeting anJ greeting friend on the j
streets, even unto a late hour Thurs- j
day night. Ile died of acute indi
gestion, his suffering lasting only
ail hour. His funeral was held from
the Ladson Presbyterian Church,
where his entire life had been cn
wrappped in that beloved congrega
tion. Long before the hour of 1:30,
when the funeral was to take place
thc church was packed to overflow
ing. The services consisted of sim
ple eulogistic form.
The Ladson choir sang beautiful
ly-but it was sad-the favorite
songs of their late pastor. The fol
lowing songs were sung in the
couise oi the services: '"Lead Kind
ly Light," "What a Friend We
Have in Jesus," "There is Rest for
the Weary," and "When Peace Like
a River, Etc." Scripture lessons
were read by the Rev. Dr. C. J.
Baker of Atlanta; the Rev. Dr. G.
j W. Long of Cheraw. A most fer
! vant prayer was offered by the Rev.
1 Ur. J. P. Foster of Sumter, a life
companion of the deceased.
1 Fitting and beaut.ful euligiums
were pronounced over the remains by
Ur. C. M. Young, president of Harbi
son College, Inno, S. C. thc Rt. Rev.
W. D. Chappelle, bishop of the A.
M. E. Church for the State of South
Carolina; Ur. D. F. Thompson, pre
sident of the Interdenominational
Ministers' Union; Dr. T. L. Jones
spoke in behalf of thc Voorhees
Normal and Industrial School, Den
mark, S. C.
I Tributes were paid unstintingly
by two senior deacons of tho First
i Presbyterian Church (white), viz:
1 Mr. T. S. Bryan, president of the R.
L. Bryan Co., and W. A. Clark, at
torney, president of the Carolina Na
I tional Hank. Resolutions from thc
, Interdenominational Union were
i read by the Rev. J. R. Jones, past?
fS from I. S. Leevy
We Want To
C me in and talk c
our Christmas Cluj, ;uV
forming for the year. Wa
have a plan that will : uro
ly interest you; no matter
how long 01 how short
n St., Columbia.
of St. Mary'? Episcopal church,
this city. Mr. F. K. Butler, ruling
elder of the Ladson Presbyterian
church, paid a most glowing tribute
to his fallen leader. Then came the
funeral oration, which was brief,
pointed and applicable in every re*
spect, delivered by tho eloquent
prince of the pulpit, the Rev. Dr. I.
D. Davis of Sumter, S. C. Text:
Micah 2:10, "Arise ye, depart for
this is not your rest." The Moral of
lenngs were many and beautiful and
were indicative of the high regard
and esteem in which the deceased
was held by the fellowmen of his
nome city. His remains were laid
at rest in the Randolph cemetery and
thus passes from our miust u prince,
and a mighty man in Israel. Peace
to his asnea.
JAMES W. LAW HORN DEAD
j B. W. H. Columbia, S. C.
) December 8, 1921.
/James W. Lawiiorn, organizer,
jliirmer deacon, trustee, and treasur
er of the St. John baptist Church,
uied at his home Wednesday, Nov.
ol, 1921, at 8 o'clock p. m. ut the age
on Ho uiier being co.urned to his bed
?t^'-w^?it.-*- - l?i?ves *a '"wire^five^
?.?iidren, brothers and sisters to
imourn his loss as well as a host of
Aiends. But us we tmnk of the
tjestimoney he gave as he was about
to puss away tnrough the gate of
tyeuth into endless joy, we are forced
i'o say in the words of those of old,
spoken by the head of the church
Lhat is mannar for yourselves.
Being conscious of thc fact that he
must soon cease to be, he called his
wife to his bedside and said. "Let
a christian place his hand upon
a christian. As she came she said:
\ talk to the Lord he replied I have
i done that long ago and He docs not
forget. After calling the childrtn a
round his bed he to'.?l them he wan
ted, them to live peaceable with one
another then he sang the song "safe
in thc arms ol' Jesus," and said I am
in Paradise just waiting on tho
Bro. Lawhorn now lays at rest in
the Family cemetery ut Blythewood,
S. C., he is a lost to 'lis family the
Church and community but wo are
I glad to say with out doubt its Hea
' ven's gain.
SANTA CLAUS HONEYMOON
Xmas Cantata In Three Acts.
Cast Of Characters
Ruby A leader among the girls
dorothy, A Pleasant Companion
Teresa, Miss Uncertainty
Ruth, Always Hopeful
Johnnie, A girl with a boy's name
Allen, A Spirit
Mrs. Santa Claus, "Newly Wed"
Mis. Santa Claus, Newly Wed
iJumps, A Mischief Maker
feddy, Chief of the Police
James, A Messenger Boy
Santa, Newly Wed
Fairies, policemen, spirites, Na
tional representatives, school child
This Cantata will be given by the
members of the Pansy Juvenile
Council and other children, Monday
night after Xmas, Dec. 2o,th, 1921.
Come and see the children perform
in their gorgeous costumes. It will
'be he finest play of the season.
Meet us, Knights, Courts of Calan
thc, and all the children and people
of Columbia, Monday Night at
Bethel A. M. E. Church.
Admission: Adults 25c. Children
ir E. C. Nelson, Manager
on Taylor Street