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Gordonsville Va Dec 10 1900 To The Col Colored Colared Colored
ored American Please find enclosed an order f for forSz fori2 oF
Sz 2 for your noble paper Always continue it itE itE itE
E E S S J JALWAYS JAL JALWAYS
ALWAYS AL WA YB BE ABLE ABLEEditor ABL ABLEEditor E EEditor
Editor Colored American Dear Sir Enclosed Enclosedplease Enclosedplease Enclosedplease
please find check for2 on account of subscription subscriptionfor
for The Colored American I trust I may for all alltime alltim alltime
time tim be able to support your excellent journal journalVery journalVen journalVery
Very respetfully J B D DSUCCESS DSUCCESS DsUcoES8
SUCCESS TO THE COI COLqRED RED AMERICAN AMERICANHew AMERICANNew AMERICANNew
New Orleans La Dec 17 Editor The Colored ColoredAmerican ColoredAmerican ColoredAmerican
American Enclosed please find check for Sz 2 Col Collect Collect Collect ¬
lect and credit to my subscription With best bestwishes b bestwishes st stwishes
wishes for yourself ourself and family and success of The TheColored TheColored TheColored
Colored American J L LTHE LTHE LTHE
THE ONLY O LY GREAT ONE ONEMr ONEire ONEMr
Mr ire Fred L McGhee attorney and one of the themost themost themost
most successful and prominent AfroAmericans in inMinnesota inMinnesota inMinnesota
Minnesota in closing a letter to us after paying his hissubscription hissubscription hissubscription
subscription says I will be in your city on the thesSth the2Sth the28th
sSth and will surely see the editor of the only great greatrace greatnce greatrice
race paper before befo e leaving leavingFjROM leavingFROM u uFROM
FROM A FOREIGN PORT POBTVancouver PORTVancouver PORTVancouver
Vancouver B C The Colored American D C CPlease CPlease CPlease
Please send me your paper from January i z1go1 igo1 19011 19011was Iwas I Iwms
was one of your earliest subscribers sub cribers to The Free Freeman Freeman Freeman ¬
man of Indianapolis when you owned it but I Imust Inmst Imast
must say The American is better betterYours betteiYours betterYours
Yours truly C J W WOUGHT WOUGHT W WOUGHT
OUGHT TO BE READ BY ALL ALLGrand ALLGrand ALLGrand
Grand Rapids Mich Dec 10 1900 Manager of ofThe ofThe ofThe
The Colored American You will find enclosed 2 2for 2for zfor
for one year ending next May I will try and get get3Tou getyou getyou
you some subscribers because the paper is worthy worthyand worthyand worthyand
and ought to be read by all Negroes Ne roes M R W WTHE WTHE WTEE
THE LEADING COLORED JOURNAL IK IKAMERICA II IIAMERIOA INAMERICA
AMERICA AMERICANewberry AMERIOANewberry AMERICANewberry
Newberry S C Nov II Editor Colored Amer Amercan Amercan I Ican
can Find enclosed an anorder order for 2 subscription subscriptionto
to the leading colored journal in America Long Longmay Longmay Longmay
may it live to espouse the interests of the race and andgive andive andrive
give rive ive its readers wholesome food foodYours foodYours foodYours
Yours truly R W Ma MaAFFORDS MoAFFORDS M D DAFFORDS
AFFORDS MUCH NEWS NEWSm NEWSButte NEWSButte NEWSButte
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Butte Mont Nov 15th 1900 1900Mr 1900Mr igooMr
Mr Cooper Enclosed you will find S2 2 for one oneyears oneyears oneyears
years subscription I am unable to express my myvery m mvery myvary
very high appreciation of The Colored American Americanwhich Americanwhich Americanwhich
which affords so much news of interest concern concerning concerning ¬
ing the colored people I think The Col Colored Colored Colored F ¬
ored American was one of the strongest strongestsupporters strongestsupporters strongestsupporters
supporters of McKinleys administration and aiidventure andventure andventure
venture to say that I believe it did more toward towardconverting towardconverting towardconverting
converting the timid colored voters than any other otherjonrnal otherjournal otherjournal
journal that was placed before the people peopleYours peopleYours peopleYours
Yours truly J C CTHE CTHE CT
THE T HT COLORED AMERICAN A TREASURE TREASURElouisville TREASUREr TREASUREXouisville
louisville r ouisviI1e Ky Dec 14 1900 The Colored ColoredAmerican ColoredAmerican ColoredAmerican
American Washington D C I enclose you a acheck acheck acheck
check for 4 subscription in full from Sept 20th 20thIS 20thiSg6
1898 IS 8 to Sept 20th 1900 Of course I want it to toran torun torun
run on and shall remit I find The Th American in indispensable indispensable indispensable ¬
dispensable It stands in the van guard of up to todate todate todate
date progressive aggressive newsy and bright brightjournalism brightjournalism brightjournalism
journalism To the busy man to the student who whodesires whodesires whodesires
desires to keep abreast of the times and thorough thoroughly ¬
ly informed on race interests and happenings The TheAmerican TheAmerican TheAmerican
American is a treasure and a mint of information informationIts
Its editorial page vage fairly teems with acute and com comprehensive comprehensive comprehensive ¬
prehensive discussion of material and current currentques currentquestions questions ques questions ¬
tions It is a pleasure to me to add my tribute to tothose tothose tothose
those of thousands touching your wonderful and andvaluable andvaluable
valuable journal journalYours journalYours journalYours
Yours for the race A B White WhiteLIGHT WhiteLIGHT WhiteLIGHT
LIGHT FROM THE DARK CONTINENT CONTINENTAN
AN INTERESTING LETTER LETTERThe LETTEThe LETTERThe
The Colored American Washington D C My Mydear Mydear Mydear
dear Mr Cooper By a peculiar coincidence al although although although ¬
though not in my opinion opinion an unfitting one the thevery thevery thevery
very first copy of an AfroAmerican paper I saw sawon sawon sawon
on landing in this colony was The Colored Ameri American American American ¬
can Through the good offices of a prominent prominentwhite prominentwhite prominentwhite
white citizen of Cape Town I was enabled today tcrdayto to day dayto
to see a copy of the 15th of September containing containingamong containingamong containingamong
among other valuable contributions several very veryinteresting veryinteresting veryinteresting
interesting articles from my esteemed friend John JohnE JohnE JohnE
E Bruce It appears that the gentleman in in ques question question question ¬
tion is an admirer of The American which he re regards reards regards ¬
gards ards as being equal to any newspaper published publishedin publishedin
in In Cape Town Colony A judicious blending of ofrace ofrace
race pride with the truth however inspired me to toassert toassert toassert
assert that it was better betterI
I selected sel cted one article In n the thetion issue under the cap caption caphon caption ¬
tion Hope for the Negro I averred that for fordepth fordepth fordepth
depth of thought logic without redundancy redundancy and andlucidity andlucidity
lucidity of expression expression it excelled any aD thing in the thec thecopies thecopies
c copies ies of The T Times es or of Ar Argus us the two most JlOS Influ Jnfl nfiu ¬
ential papers pap s here He admitted the corn cornI cornI I
I arrived here in Sable Bay on the 2nd inst but butthe butthe butthe
the presence of a large number of troop ships in inthe inthe inthe
the docks rendered my disembarking impossible impossibletill
till two days ago Perhaps that on your receipt of ofthis ofthis ofthis
this letter the ArfeloBoer AnloBoerwar An loBoerwar war may be over overt 1 Then Thenagain ThenI Thenagain
I again it may not for if there is any where in Gods Godscreation Godscreation Godscreation
creation a stupid bullheaded bull eaded tenacious fellow fellowand fellowi fellowand fellowand
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and one not at all disposed to cry peccavi tt it isth is isthe isthe
the th Boer He appears to be determined to make makeup makeup makeup
up in an irregular unsystematic and vexatious vexatiousguerrilla vexatiousguerrilla vexatiousguerrilla
guerrilla warfare what he has lost in the regular regularway regularway regularway
way and in my humble opinion the end is not in insight insight insight
sight although of course the threat to issue a pro proclamation proclamation proclamation ¬
clamation by bythe the British authorities ordering the thebelligerents thebelligeronts thebelligeronts
belligeronts to lay down their arms on pain of be being being being ¬
ing treated as rebels may precipite matters I am amas a1nas amas
as you will observe connected with an educational educationalinstitution educationalinstitution educationalinstitution
institution My position and the only one I would wouldaccept wouldaccept wouldaccept
accept is such as leaves me free and untrammeled untrammeledI
I have time for other activities T Z S SCape SCape SCape
Cape Town S A ATHE ATHE ATHE
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THE LINDEN AND HAREWOOD FLATS FLATSLe FLATSLe FLATSLe
Le Droit Park ParkCorner Corner of Harewood and andOak andOak andOak
Oak Streets StreetsMr Streetslr StreetsMr
Mr lr Banes the thereal real estate dealer has haserected haserected haserected
erected two of the most modern fiats fiatsmWashlDgton fiatsIn fiatsin
Washington In W 8shington situated in L Le e DroltPaik Droit DroitPaik DroitP
Paik P lk The situation of these flits fl ts is anideal an anideal anideal
ideal one on Third street two doors doorsfrom doorsfrom doorsfrom
from the Fourth street car line The Thefinish Tbefinish Thefinish
finish of the fiats IB elegant and they theyhave theyhave theyhave
have a preposessing appearance The They Theyara Thpyara y yare
ara three stories high and each fl or orhas orbas orhas
has three flats tla ts of four rooms each and andbath aDdbath andbath
bath The whole flat is heated by bysteam byi b S Ssteam
i steam thus saving the necessary nece 8ary es espense elepense SEPense
pense of buying fuel Each flat fi t has aparlor a aparlor 8parlot
parlor dinning dinntgroom room bed room kitchen kitchenand kltohenI kitchenand
I and bath room and private hail rooms roomsand roomsand roomsand
and halls are heated b by steam The Thekitchens Thekitchens Thekitchens
kitchens have a modern gas range hotand hot hotand hotand
and cola water cupboards pantry at attachment attaobroent attaohment ¬
tachment These flats are areno no doubt the thebest thebest thebest
best in the city Persons having a alarge 9large alarge
large family can easily rent rent two ad adjoining adjoining a d djoining
joining flats 8a saving IDg the enormous rent rentof rentf rentof
of f an entire house They are thorough thoroughly
1 ly and artistically artjBtic artisticall lly finished The walls walleare wa11sare wallsare
are papered and frescoed and glasse glasseof glsssepof
of a large size sizeJ size supported supp > rted by a modem modernmantel modemmantel mOdeJDmantelpiece
mantel mantelpiece piece are arcin in each parlor La LeDroit LaDroit L LDroit
Droit Park has become eoome a pleasant part partof partofWsshington partof
of Washington in which to reside and andthese andthese andthesa
these beautiful beautiful1lats flats are a happy hap py ad addition addition addition ¬
dition to the residences re ldence8 thereHrBanes thereHrBaneshas there Mr MrBaneB MrBaneBh Banes Baneshas
has h s 8 spared no pains in making theseflats these theseflats theseflats
flats comfortable comfortable and inviting and al already ale aleready already ¬
ready applications are being belD made for forrentals forrentals forrentals
rentals thereof Colored people with withfirst withfiret withfirst
first class reference who desire a abeautiful abeautiful abeautiful
beautiful part of the city in which to tolive toJive tolive
live and at the same time occupy occupycomfortable occupycomfortable occupycomfortable
comfortable and improved apartments apartmentswithout apartmentswithout apartmentswithout
without renting a whole houses house and andpaying sodpaylnQ andpaying
paying high rent > can find a happy happymedium happymedium happymedium
medium in these flats The terms are areeasy areeasy areeasy
easy The buildings are areopen open daily for forinspection forinspection forinspection
inspection For farther fqrther information informationcall Informationcall informationcall
call at the office of Mr Charles E EBanes EBanes EBanes
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Shortly Y before M 2 oclock p pm m Dec
31 1900 a shaggyhaired shaggy haired man with th a1ar a alarge slarge
large 1ar a red nose and a large red mouth mouthstationed mouthstationed mouthstationed
stationed himself at a prominent pr minent cornor cor corner corner ¬
ner down town and proceeded to barrangue bar barrangue barrangne
rangue the crowd passing by byWe byWeare bywe
We Weare are standing standingtmy my fellow fellowcitizens 1elowcitizens fellowcitizens ¬
zens citizens he hee81d said in a powerful po werfnl voice fat fata at ata ata
a momentous period of the worlds worldshistory worldsBist worldst16tor
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with circulars and other advertising matter and guarantee the sale of Gtour our goods d The TheCompany T1l TheCompany
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with ample capital to carry out all its promises promls 8 Its officers are among the Jead JeadolUz leadlB leadlBcitizens lesdIcitizens
citizens olUz ns ol this city and should not be confounded with tbe many take concern concernthat oonoenuthat oonosrnithat
that are trying to do business on the tbereputation reputation we have made for Btraicfctl BtraicfctlSeraistiUiie tltrB bti btiHerat3muine
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substantial and useful things thin hin s here on easy weekly or montkly m y pay payments paymente paymeatsarranged ¬ I
meatsarranged ments arranged ttf t suit your our convenience A handsome Goldltaf GoldltafKeception GoldlutReception i a
Reception Chair or a mirrored mirroreda China Ira Closet L1 vast or Sideboard would make makea t f 1 1a j
a most acceptable gift Besides these t there are Parlor and Muiic MuiicCabinets KuI usi G GCabin aCabinets r a
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mouth the clock in a neighboring tow tower tower tower ¬
er struck 12 and he passed pa8 ed sputtering sputteringand sputteringand sputteringand
and swearing into the twentieth cen century century contury
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His Greeting GreetingFrom GreetingFrom GreetingFrom
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The other day da daywarden a newly newlyappointed newlyappointedwarden appointed appointedwarden
warden was taken by the prison chaplain chap chaplain chaplain ¬
lain into the chapel where the prison prisoners prisouera risou risouin ¬
ers were assembled assembledchaplain in a body The Thechaplain Thechaplain
chaplain P Pfly presented him to the eompa eompany eompasny
ny with the remark that he would say saya
a few words The T e warden was a bash bashful bashful bashful ¬
ful man and unaccustomed U 8ccDBtomed to speech speechmaking speechmaking epeechmaking
making He sta stammeied > lnmeted stuttered stutteredblushed stutteredblushed stuttereded
blushed blush ed and faltered Ladies L dieB ander anderer anderernonogentlethat and er
er ernonogentlethat no no gentle g eaglethat that ismen and andfellow andfellow
fellow prisoners er erI erspeech iI I cant make a aspeech 8speech
speech I dont know how to make a aspeech aspeech aspeech
speech In fact act all allerall er erall ail I can say sayIs sayiserthat say1S
Is iserthat 1S er erthat that I am very vet y glad g gsee lad indeed to tosee tosee
see so many of you here hereA herelA hereA
A woman who will admit that her herhusband berhusband herhusband
husband is the t b e only man who ever everproposed everproposed everproposed
proposed to her is as rare as a man who whowill whowill whodoesnt
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Mr Robert Pelham jr r mention of efwhom ofwhom 1 1wbom
whom was wa9made made in the last Issue is lle of f fThe fThe a aThe
The Colored olored Amer AmerlcsD lose does not deal dealto dot lr lrto t
to be quoted as saying The ckaace Phu p 1 V Vfor f i ifor f t 1 1for
for the Negro to secure paying pyingempl empy empyment t f t iment l lr lment
ment in i the tb West are superior te t the tfeechances t 3 3chances > t t r i l lOhanceB
chances afforded him m the th loutJa out outbut ontk ontkbut i ibut
but rather that the Western We trn eecti f eeliem a in ina It r 1 5 5great t
a great field fief d in which the AfroAnuri Afr Afro lsxtri lsxtrican mm i ican 1 i A
can of push can find not only f great real opt optporbunities OP opox > i
porbunities ox unities s but a better environment environmentthau f s sthanh 1 I
thau obtains in the most conservative conservativesection coneatl coneatlsaction eoneervstivsection
section of the the8onth South That the Negro Negromissed NKro N 1 1missed j r i ij imissed
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missed a golden opportunity to totter totterbjs feettgr It Ithis f fhis
his condition in not availing himself hUDlelff ef efthe i f fthe
the homestead homeste and other feeaeiielal heae1lei l I Igovernment I Igovernment t tKovemment
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government government land laws law during tlurIDethl the y Espt Esptthert st stthirty t < i ithirty
thert thirty years yearsThe yearss yearssThe I IThe
The 1749 Afro American employe d da j jin I Iin >
in the five A va packing houses in Cfeiaag Chigand a e j jand iand
and Kansas K KAn naBR sa a City mentiooftd mentioD sdo dray dr J JnearJy j jnearly
nearly 900000 900 900annum Ot10 Jwitead i W tecIr teal ef f 4l10t1 460006 p per 1 j I i iannum t II
annum Mr Felix P lh m h hi has i cOAfllAd cotf uted t tti J j jread J j jread
read Ms I iB isFactor paper t Toe T ti bye Negro in the he Wet J j jagain w i iA
A Factor in i n Race Deve1opmt D eo eoagain ff i iagain
again next bunday Jan J aD 0 at 3 p m 1 1Lincoln a i ibefore y ti t
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