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1 1i F of the Booker T WashingtonIncident WashingtonIncident Washington Vashingt011f
i One e View
f Incident and Subsequent Criticismr CriticismEditor Criticism Criticismr
1 Editor r PoAt PoBtWty Po tWty Wby all this fuss aboutBooker about abouti aboutveib
WilsbiDgton i and P evidentBooeevalt evident eldentI
Booker In what way has the Prill Prasdent Prilli
Booeevalt OOBIVelt veib veibacted
I wrongly 2 He Rehas baa ODHSIS ODHSISj a omsis omsistenUY Jnsis Jnsisi
i acted
i I dent b bEan > n a liberal > an aggressive aggressivefighter aggressive aggressivef aggressivefighter aggteB81vea
tenUy j
f a man who as a a thoroughAmerican tboroughD1erican thorough thoroughion
fighter knoWS no color lace relig religIon religion
American D1erican
nationality He simply puts into in into
or n ntluioj
ion the prInciples of his lifethetEfJre life lifetberEf
to Booker T Washington wasthe was wasthe
thetEfJre tberEf r8t
tluioj tluiojtta
guest of Theodore Roosevelt Roose RooseSt Ro se seven
the St private who recognized reco nized in Him merit thegeyftone the theione thekeytone
ven keytone ione of the political and social archof arch archf arcnof
of f American ADler c n citizenship citizenshipIf
President in his official or pereonsl per pernever perEonsl
If the
Eonsl capacity never does any anything thing elsethan else elsehistory tlsethan
than this incident he will surely live 3nhistory in inhistory
man of courage and splendid splen splenh8 s plen plendid
history SB a
h8 did Imericaniam AmericanIsm No man in thisgreat this thisereat thisgreat
is to be tabooed tabooe on ac account soconnt
great S relIgion The Piesident Presi PresiLbite Plesldent
count ofcolcr of colLr or
representative of theWbite the thewhite
dent is not
white Lbite man or of the Christian Italian but cf cfall cfaU
Christian and Jew white andblack and andblack andblack
all men
black I venture to say that if he had haddone hadd haddine
bonor to ask me to be hisguest his bisguest hisgnest
done d ne me
guest there would have been a a howlfrom howl howlfrom
from those who obj act to totbe the Jew eocia11y social socialBooker
make themselves ridiculous ridiculousby
Iy and who
by their insane and i upid u1 > ld pre predj j ad edits editsBooker ice iceBooker
Booker T Washington V BbiDgton is an Amencan Amen Amencan American
can gentleman a thinker scholar Bchol educstor edu educator edtic ¬
reformerone who is a greaterfriend greater greaterfriend greaterfriend
cator c tor
friend not only of his own own race but ofthe of ofthe oftbe
the South than all the th mouthing poli politicians politlclaD8 pollttclane ¬
ticians of tbat section I see the Republican Re Republican Repnblican ¬
in Vir Virginia Virginia Virginia ¬
publican Party is to lose votes
of thisdinner this tbisdinner thisdinner
ginia and Maryland Mar land on account
dinner incident If so Bt I for one feelproud feel feelproud feelproud
proud of the fact It will do much goadultimately good goodultimately goodultlmatel1
ultimately We Have been drifting too toomuch toomuch toomush
much lately into socalled reeoncilia
is that the
tion but my opinion
11 very good ood indeed 8013flg BolJn as it secures secureswhat secureswhat
what It wants but the momEnt youtread you youtread
tread on one of its antebtlll1m ideas it
operates 0 rate8 like the red rag to the mm bUllFrederick mmFrederick
Frederick Douglass DOURI s and John MLengaton M MLangstonwee MLangston
houseLave house I Ihave Ibav
° at my
Langstonwee Langston wee use e guests
the degradation but the thememory thememory thememory
have bav survived
wonderful mental re regouroes rEsouroes re resources
memory of the
sources gouroes of these men lingers lin ere and is aniaepiration an aninspiration aninspiration
inspiration It is true if wa are to be a aworld a aworld aworld i
world po er that we manifest sociallywhat socially sociallywhat sociallywhat
that recogni recognition recolniion recogniCion ¬
what we claim politically poll ic81ty
who merit ib by ac acand acJnd acand
tion ion of the men
and deed These wise Democrats of theSouth the tbeSouth theSouth
South ignore the teachings teachng80f teach ° ngeoi of Jea3onend JefiLraon JefiLraonand Jefiraonand
of thematchless the thematchless thematchless
and forget the golden olden principles
matchless Dc Dcaration aration of Independence Independencethey
they forget the history of elaverywhen elaverywhenthe
the children of the manor and the pick pickaninies pickaninles pickaninies
aninies of the nut mlDglei min el together in infraternal infraternal infraternal
fraternal comradeship comradeshipPrtjadioe comradeshipPIt comradeshipPrtjidioe
ando and andcustom andoJ
based on Ignorance
Prtjadioe PIt j ldloe
kill but it will haveto have baveto haveto
bard to
o custom oJ atein tom is i
to die and the manly blow dealt it byPresident by byPresident byPresident
President Roosevelt will b3 an entering enteringwedge ente enteringwedge lDg lDgwedge
wedge Would the Southern praa praahave prey B ahave Bhave
have howled it Boss Croker bad been beenthe beenthe beenthe
decent decentclean decetclean decentclean
the gnest And yet every
clean American citizen citizen knows that the tbeone theone theone
one although black in skin is white wbitehile whitewhile whitewhile
isblack is isblack isblack
while hile the other although white
black and that the comparison is in fa Yavor f favor a avor
vor by long odds of Broker T Wash ¬
ingtonIt ington g n I IIt
It ia the manDot man not the Negro Negroit it is the tnehigh thehigh thehigh I
high thinking American who is xeQOgblzed recog recognized reco reconlzed ¬
nized and tbat is the basic rock of ofAmerican ofAmerIcan ofAmerican
American institutions and any departfire depart departnre departnre
nre therefrom is unworthy of oftherpub oftherpubU thercpao the ripab ripab11J =
115 U
115God God bless and streagbtfcen the hands bandsof handsof
of the President I know be is far abovethe above abovethe
the petty criticisms of unthinking andprEjad ana anapnjad and
pnjad r judced ced men I Let et him pursue saChiet as aschiei
ChIef maturate mag18 rate the same rules of pri private private pri private ¬
vate and public conduct that tt at endear endearhim endearhIm endearbum
him to all true citizens Cltizensssnd and history will willyiite willlite willwrite
write yiite lite him down 88 s worthy successor of ofncoln ofliiDCOIa
liiDCOIa ncoln m4 McKinley
2Fttie Ltll iuc4 iuc4olOQEO 71 f1Jft
Echoes of the Famous Roose RooseveltWashington RooseveltWashington RoosevoltWashington ¬
veltWashington Dinner DinnerTheodore DinnerThecdore DinnerThecdoie I
Theodore Roosevelt is President of ofthe Qfthe o othe
the United StatesHe States StatesHe StatesHe
He is President of all the people peopleHe peopleHe peopleHe
He is a true A mericane merican mericanHe mericanHe
He e stands for all colors creeds ant antsocial and andsocial andBoc
social Boc al conditions conditionsHe conditionsHe conditionsHe
He is an influential factor in hia hi owi owiadministration own ownadministration Dwnadministratiop
administration administrationMarquis administratiopMarquis administrationMarquis
Marquis Ito is a JapaneseHe Japanese JapaneseHe JapaneseHe
He dined with President Roosevelt KooseveltSo Rooeev lt ltSo
So did Booker T Washington WashingtonMarquis WashingtonMarquis WashingtonMarquis
Marquis Ito is not lighter in hue huethan huethan hugthan
than Mr Washington W Rshington nor does he rep repi represent represent
i resent more of intellect culture ant antpersonal and andpersonal andpersonal
personal worth than the Wizard of ofTuskegee ofTuskegee o oTuskegee
Tuskegee TuskegeeNobody TuskegeeNobody TuskegeeNobody
Nobody thought anything wrong wrongabout wrongabout wrongabout
about a Japanese dining at the White WhiteHouse WhiteHouse WhitEHouse t
House HouseWhen HouseWhen HouseWhen
When a Negro American enjoys t tcourtesy a acourtesy acourtesy
courtesy that his birthright guaranteewhy guarantees guaranteeswhy guaranteeswhy
why thats all wrong wrongThe wrongThe wrongThe
The whole episode is as funny asarcs as a afarce afarce
farce farceThe farceThe arcs arcsThe
The funniest thing about the matter matteris matteris mattes
is s that any notice should have been beentaten beentaken beenaken
taken of such an ordinary occurence occurenceas
dinnerchile dinner dinnerwhile dinnerwhIle
as as two gentlemen enjoying
while discussing discus ing a few points of public publicbusiness publicbusiness publicbusiness
business businessIt businessIt
It is not asserted that Mr Wash Washington WaEhington dashngton
ington ngton ate with his knife or disregard disregarded
ed the presence of the th sugar spoon
Editor Henry Watterson aimed tobe to tobe tobe
be facetious facetiousHe facetiousHe facetiousHe
He thinks he detected the odor of ofpossum ofpossum ofpossum
possum and sweet potatoesHe potatoes potatoesHe
He also imagines that 1 om = RoughRider T Rough RoughRider 1 1Eider
Rider President f is getting ready toraise to toraise toraise
raise large quantities of the stuff that thatcomes thati thatcornea
comes from a a very hot place with ashort a ashort a asnort
short name nameI nameEditor nameEditor
I Editor Watfcerson hits the bulls eyewhen eye eyewhen eyewhen
when he confesses that President Prestd nt Rocse Rocsevelt Roosevelt Rocseveil
velt is true to his political religion religionand religionand religionand
andA and andA andA
A lineal descendant of Wendell WendellPhillips WendellPhillips Pendell PendellPhillips
Phillips and William Lloyd Garrisonwearing Garrison Garrisonwearing Garrisonwearing
wearing the th mantle of Theodore Park Parker Parker Parker
er and brandishing the awordof Joshua Josh Joshua Joshua ¬
KenLuckian Ken Kentuckian Kentucki
the bibulous
ua Giddings says aY8
tuckianWe tucki tuckian LuckianWe n nWeare
We Weare are glad 5fcis tie soMr so soMr BOMr
Mr Watterson visited visite the White WhileHouse WhiteHouse WhiteHouse
House once onceGrover onceGrover onceGrover
Grover Cleveland was the ChiefMagistrate Chief ChiefMagistrate
Magistrate thenw then thenWattersonndidnt thenW
W Wattersonndidnt atterson t call again againThe agaInThe againThe
The Southern 8 utbern people are wondering wonder wondering
ing if sweet potates and possum are to tobecome tobecome
1 become features of the White Housemenu House Housemenu Housemenu
menu says the esteemed Washington WashingtonPost WashingtonPost WashingtonPost
< tl1e maIn UJIl11CL UJIl11CLproposition
The Post duce duceer
and flies into into a mock flu fluthrough fit fitthrough
proposition through an ill illf + f Funded fear that Booker Book I Iar
seat seatin Eeatin sealin
might accept a
er T Washington W8 Washington in ton
in the CabinetEverybody Cabinet CabinetEverybody CabinetI
talking about RooEe Koocevelt RooEeI Rooeewelt
Everybody is
I velt and Washington this week weekThe weakThe weekThe
Constitution is ma mastate in a astate a astate
I The Atlanta
but the New Orissue Or Orleans Orle ¬
state of wild alarm
leans le ns Picayune is iBcomp1ace complacentThe complacent complacentThe t tI
wonders iere whatthe what whatthe
simply IDply won
I The Pica un one
the PresIdent w yi1F l do ue next
Roosevelt R osevelt has got em guessingHe guessing guessingHe I
He will keep thenfso thenfsoThe them themsoThe 8o 8oThe
The 14th 14 h Amendment is a a fan fac4It fanIt v vIfc
It is to be enforced and ought to be beDisf beDisfranchieement beDisfranchisement
Disf Disfranchisement ranchigement is a game two can canp canp catpap
p pap ay at atwhen when you come to think th nk of it itProf it itProf itProf
Prof Jesse J esse Lawson La wSon delivered theRoosevelt the theRoosevelt theRoosevelt
Roosevelt brochure to Mr Washing Washington Waehington Washington
ton but didnt have any idea that hE hEwas he hewas hewas
was carrying around a high explosiveloaded explosive explosiveloaded explosiveloaded
loaded to the muzzle muzzleDr muzzleDr
Dr W A Crofiut scholar journal journalist ¬
ist and humanitarian sized up p theritu therituation the pitu pituation Fitaation
ation last Sunday at the Second Baplist Bap Baptist Baptist ¬
tist LyeeumHe Lyceum LyceumHe LyceumHe
He pointed out that social squallty squall equal1ty
ty is the right any anyman man has t t1 > extendor extend extendor
or refuse an invitation to individuals of ofs of ofa ofa
a satisfactory character character and that socialequality social socialequality socialequality
equality ought not to be beconfuBd confused with withpersonal Ritbpersonal Withpersonal
personal rights guaranteed by bylaw bylawA law lawA lawA
A return to the stalwartism stal wartism of ofGrant ofGrant 01Grant
Grant Conkling Logan and Edmunds Edmundsis Edmundis
is needed by the republican repu bllcau party partyCroquetry partyCroquetry partyCroquetzy
Croquetry with the South is all right rightif rightif rightif
if not carried too far farThe farThe farThe
The Negro objects obj cEe to being beiD the Iamb lambto Iambto IambEo
to be led to slaughter upon the altar ofcommercialism of ofcommercialism ofcommercialism
commercialism expansion and nation national national national
al harmony harmonyMartyrdom harmonyMartyrdom harmonyMartyrdom
Martyrdom in the 20th Century is isa iea
a a bad investment investmentThe investmentThe I
The principals in this play of gas geetronomics gas5 gas5tronomics gastronomics
tronomics met again agal at Yale YaleThe YaleThe 0
The private conversation would have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been worth a mint of money could ithave it ithave ithave
have been overheard by some enterprising enter enterprising enterprising
prising newsgatherer on the New York Yorkyellows YorkyellowsJt Yorkyellows
yellowsIt yellows yellowsIt yellows yellowsJtIt
It now develops that President Jeffarson Jeff Jeffarson Jefffreon
arson entertained a Negro BenjaminBanneker Benjamin BenjaminBanneker enjamin enjaminBanneker
Banneker at the White House onceipon once onceupon oncepon
Americasxeatesl Americas Americasgreatest Americasgreatest
upon pon a time Jefferson was
greatest xeatesl democrat and wrote the disregarded dis disregarded disregarded
regarded Declaration of IndependenceAnd Independence IndependenceAnd IndependenceAnd
And its all allover over nowSelah now nowSelah nowSelah
II c cPrivate
private Dalzsll DaJz ll SpeaksEditor Speaks SpeaksEditor Sp aks aksEditor
Editor P03tApropos Po3fc Apropos of PresidersRoosevelt President PresidentRoosevelt Presid nt ntRoosevelt
Roosevelt inviting a colored broherand broherandman bIO broheramman herand herandman
man to dinner I if rc mil C ill il a remark rem rk o oFrederick oi oiFrederick ofFrederick
Frederick Douglass Dougla s to me when we wewere wewere wi wiwere
were stumping together in Indiana fy fyGarfield for forOilfield f Y YG
Oilfield G lfield in 1880 At Vincerms VlnceDn 8 at dinner din dinner dinner ¬
ner one day he turned to me in that thatquizzical thatquizzical thegaizzicai
quizzical way he could assume any anyaai3 and andsaid andsaij
said Dalzell arent you ashamed c cyourself f fvourself fvourself
vourself going about the country thi thiway this thisway thisway
way with a niggerWell nigger niggerWell Digg r rWen
Well no I answered my myoId old aboTriton aba abalitibn abalitlon
Triton blood taking fire at the thought thoughtnot thoughtnot thoughtnot
not a bit I should be ashamed to totravel toLIBvel ti tiravel
travel around with some niggers ant antwith and andwith ntl ntlwltb
with many whites too I am sure ai aiyou as asyou 88yon
you would i6 but not wilh a niggereke nigger niggerlike niggerlIke
like eke Frederick Douglass the only Paether Fm Fmrather 11mrather
rather proud of it and I was wasAnd wasAnd wasAnd
And so say I still in this year of grsciLfl01 grace grsceIDOl
IDOl I am proud of a 8P President esident who taieoognizs can canrecognize CRDreoognIze
Booker Wash Washington WashiDgton VPaehngton
recognize such a man ss ¬
ington as the equal oi the beet of an3olor any anycolor aaycolor
color olor or creed I suppose that was theeeling the thefeeling theleeling
feeling of the President when he askecI asked askeda
a I representative repreeen tatlve of 11000 1 000 000 Americanitizens American Americancitizens AmericancitIzens
citizens to dinner and he is right about aboutifc aboutit shearThe
ifc ifcThe The onlv people who will wl l object arEhose are arethose arethose
those hose who dont like a race that alwayEought always alwaysfought alw y yfought
fought for and never ever against the 8end fl g gand gand
and always did and will vote the Re Bepublichn Republichn Reublichn
publichn ublichn ticket i3elahPRZPATE 8tlah 8tlahPRIVATE S lab labPRIVATE
Lincoln Temple School of NeadteVoik Needle NeedleWork NetdleWork
Institutonal Institu Institutional Institutlon8l
Work is a department of our ¬
tonal church and aims to meet a spec epeeAl special specIfJ
ial Al lleed eea In the JUt efc of plala aIII sewJag
t <
1 1 Use Ise Peruna in My Rome Heineas Hamsas k kas
as a Family Do Doctor tor t
Mr F It A ADixon Dixon Dixon81o
810 East Tenth Street Kansas City MoMl Mo MoMr MoMl
Ml F A Dixon Editor Edi tor Pythian Echosa Echo Echasays Echosays H
says sa y sinar in a recent recen t 1 letter to to toDr Dr Hartman HartmanSome i iSome j jSome F
Some two years ago I began using using Pe Peruna Peruna t truna
runa in my family as a family doctors doctorsand doctor doctorand doctorand
and I have been highly pleased withthe with withthe withthe
the result My Iy wife has used it itfoi itfoicatarrh i tbfo tbfocatarrh fox 4 4catarrh
catarrh and experienced great relief reliefMy reliefoly reliefMy
My oly little girl has been sick a number oi oitimes 01times oftimes
times and when we used your your our medicine medicinaI medicineit J JitProv
I itProv it proved ed asuccess a success Ihave I have used it my myself myself myself ¬ v
self several times and consider it a very veryvaluable veryvaluable a N Nvaluable
valuable medicine Speaktngfrom Speaking from per personal personal personal ¬
sonal observation 0 1 consider it a gooc goocinvestment gooQ gooQinvestment ooa ooainvestment
investment to keep it in my m home andbelieve and andbelieve andbelieve
believe every man who desires to rep repheve re relieve relieve
lieve suffering and at the same time timasave 1im 1imsave t tsave
save money should investigate the thareal thereal thereal y
real merits of your our Peruna and an other othermedicines othermedicines w wmedicines
medicines medicinesIn medicinesIn n nIn
In a later letter he says u For about aboutfour aboutfour = t tfour
four years I have used u ed Peruna in my myhome myhome m mhome
home formyself wife and two childrenand children childrenand childrenand
and I have 11ave saved many doctor bills billsMany billsMany billsMany µ
Many times a dose or two of Perunataken Peruna Perunataken Perunataken
taken in time will willst stop opasickness asickness which whichIf vhichif vhicilifpermitted
If permitted to go for a day would re result resuit e esnIt ¬
snIt in serious trouble Fob grip it issplendid is issplendid
and can be used successfull successfully =
with very young children as well as as ol olpeople old oldpeople < n npeople
people I use it in my home as an an allaround all allaround allaround
around family doctor and when it hasbeen has hasbeen hasbeen
been given a fair trial provedau provedauexcellent it has provedan provedanexcellent provedanexoellent
i iAddress f fAddress >
excellent remedy remedyAddress remedyu <
Address The Peruna Medicine Co CoColumbus 00fjolumbus t tmb o d
Columbus Colo mb us 0 for free reecatarrh catarrh book bookdresa bookdress <
v ft ftdress
dress making fancy needle work and andbasket andbasket fJzf fJzfbasket
basket weaving The dress making making de deshop de3hoP ¬ J c cJ cshop
shop will give thorough and practical practicaltraining practi al S Straining a t f ffor o J
training for woik The tra training nm i is is donewith done donewith donewith t
r a awell
with the view of f filtirg for teaching as aswell r rwell 1 1hoped
well as for practical purposes It is ishoped Tx i
rt rthoped
hoped that some of the your g women womentaking womenr1 womenEakin or ortakIng >
taking Eakin the course may find employment employmentin t tEn tJ i t ti tin
in En industrial schools in the statesCLASS states statesCLA5S i iCLAE8
CLASS FOR 19011902 19011902October r rOctober < 1 r rOctober
October 22ad 5 p m mat at L Lacoln LacolnTemple ilAofn ilAofnm lJ 41 41Temple c
Temple Pe m 1 a 11th A R Streets Northwest NcrthwcabSchool NorthwestSchool r i ich
School ch ol opens opens Oar number must belImIted be belimited w 4 4invited
limited and so all who enter are expectd expect ezpected > tJ tJed
t tdoes
ed d to take the full course This courseloss course coursedoes
does not include the free classes for forchildren forchildren yR
children and Mothers Mothersmeetings meetings Thoselesirin Those Thoserm Thosedeairlng
deairlng lesirin the teacher course can afford affordJto affordo rm J Jto
to o pay the th tuition Self help is the thebest thebest the3est
best help Farther information will willbe fce fcei iihi iihigiven
4r 4rYuen
i given Yuen by byJnquirlng inquiring ofSTERLING of of46i ofSTERLING
46i L6i Gfch Ss S or 11th R Sis J N W WY WYOrange fj fjI f fOrange
I a 1f 1fOrange
Orange Bios BiosIn Blossems BlossemsInvitations Blossemsr BlossemsInvifations
In Invitations i ations are out announcing a nnounein the thenuptials thenuptials h I Ia
nuptials of Miss a Violet VioletBeatnice Beatrice ThongPon Thomp Thompson Thompeon ¬ 3 3iAptials
son on of Baltimore to Dr William Wl1l am AVareld A AWarfield iI iIWarfield
Warfield SurgeoninGhief SnrgeoninC hief of the Freednan Freed Freedmans = 1 1mans
mans nan s Hospital of this city The event eventtikes even t teke i1 i1t
tikes t eke keB place Thursday avening Octo October Octobar OctoSiper
bar per Slat and the young couple con pIe will re receive rEf r j jeiva tr trcelve
ceive eiva their friends in this tb S city ci t Thursda Thursdaovember Thursday ThursdayNovember ThursdayNovBmber
November ovember the 7th from lro 8 to 10 oclcjei oclcjeip oclock i ip
p mi fit 1901 J90 901 filth street n w < f

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