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THE COLORED AMERICAN AMERICANEDWARD I IImWARD
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A JULY 23 1904 1904THE 1904THE
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THE REPUBLICAN TICKET TICKETThe TICKETlhe TICKETt
t The Republican party has named namedits namedits namedits
its standard bearers flung its banner bannerto
f to the breeze and is anxious and andim andimpatient im impatient impatient ¬
patient for the opposition to enter the thelists thelists theE
E lists and there determine by the ar arbitrament arbitrament art ¬
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bitrament of public opinion the ques question question quesJ question ¬
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tion of of party supremacy supremacyIn
t ° In the selection of Roosevelt and andFairbanks andFairbanlts
° 4 Fairbanks the party presents to the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country for endorsement men of cour courage courage tourage ¬
age character chara ter and and ability representa representatives representatives representatives ¬
tives of stalwart republicanism and andstaunch andstaun andstaunch
staunch staun h advocates of those principles principlesand principlesand principlesk
k r and policies which have mhde the theparty theparty theparty
party great and brought prosperity to tothe tothe tothe
the people peopleThe peopleThe peoplep
p The platform is short enough for forevery forevery fo foevery r
< every every one to understand It contains containsno containI s
I f no apologies It reviews the past and andprovides andprovides an anprovides d
provides for the future In languagati language languageclear languageclear e
ati clear and unqualified it demands jus justice justice justice ¬
tice for the disfranchised Negroes o ok of ofthe ofthe f
k I the South so lth If their constitutional constitutionalrights constitutionalrights
1 rights are denied the constitutional constitutionalremedy constitutionalremedy constitutionaf 1
f remedy will be applied and the repre representation representation reprei ¬
i i + sentation in Congress and Electoral ElectoralCollege Electoralqolleg Elects Electsi
i College proportionately reduced TedUcedOnly reducedOnly reducedt
t Only the carping critic will insinuate insinuatethat insinuatet11a insinuatI e
I that t11a the plank was inserted to influ influence influence influence ¬
ence ence colored voters in northern states statesor statesor statesa
or the tl c political demagogue that it will willcause willcause wil 1
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4 cause race friction in the South I Iwilll It Itwill Itwill t
will do neither The party has pledge pledgeditself pledgeitse1f d L Lr
r 4 itself to take up the case of disfran disfranchised disfrancbisC disfranchised ¬
chised < l voters and a republican republ can Con Congress CongJ Congress ¬
gress gJ gress ess must discharge the obligation obligationIt
4 it It is a grateful glimpse of sun shin shini shine shineon shineon e
i on on the political horizon and and indicates indicatesthat indicatesthat indicateT s
T that the party part that gave the Negro Negrohis Negrohis Negri o
i r n his rights is determined that he shaln shalbe shall shallbe shallbe 1
be protected in the exercise of th thI the thesame thesama
I r same No man man is more m6r n ore staunch staurtch in his hisfriendship hisfriendship hi hifriendship s
friendship for the worthy and deser deserving dcs dcserving r rving ¬
ving Negro N gro than President Pr Irosident icient Roosevelj Roosevelt oosevelt t
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Capacity not color is his standard in inmeasuring Inmeasuring inmeasuring
measuring men and as the head of the thenation thenation thenation
nation he will unhesitatingly use allthe all allthe allthe
the powers of his great office for the theprotection theprotection theprotection
protection of every citizen irrespective irrespec irrespective irrespective ¬
tive of color or condition In returnit returnit return returnit
it is the duty of every Negro Ne o North Northand Northand Northand
and South to give him im an n earnest rnest ac active active ¬
I five tive and unqualified support support To useevery use useevery useevery
every effort to bring about his election elec election el c ction ¬
tion for the retention of the republi republican ilepublican republican ¬
can party in power means the th politi political political political ¬
cal salvation of the Negro voter Place Placethe Placethe Placethe
the democracy in control in northernstates northern northernstates northernstates
states and they would not hesitate hesitateto hesitateto
to disfranchise the Negro by legislation legisla legislation legislation ¬
tion Holding as we do the balance balanceof balanceof balanceof
of power in the North we owe it it to toour toour toour
our brother in the South to ourselves ourselvesand ourselvesand ourselvesand
and our future welfare and to the theparty theparty theparty
party of Lincoln Grant and Garfield Garfieldto
to be firm in ur loyalty and untiring untiringin
in our efforts to help the election of ofRoosevelt ofRoosevelt ofRoosevelt
Roosevelt and FairbanksNATIONAL Fairbanks FairbanksNATIONAL FairbanksNATIONAL
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF OFWOMEN OFWOMEN OFWOMEN
WOMENOne WOMEN WOMENOne WOMENOne
One of the most important meetings meet meetings meetings ¬
ings for colored people which is to tobe tobe tobe
be held during the summer is thefourth the thefourth
fourth biennial meeting m eeting of the Na National National National ¬
tional Association of Colored Women Womenwhich Womenwhich Womenwhich
which was held in St Louis July
12 to 16th inclusive Meetings wereheld were wereheld wereheld
held at St Pauls A M E Churchcorner Church Churchcorner Churchcorner
corner Twentyeighth Street and Law Lawton Lawton Lawton
ton Avenue From all indicationsthis indications indicationsthis indicationsthis
this session was the n most Iost largely largelyattended largelyattended largelyattended
attended of any in the history of the theorganization theorganization theorganization
organization organizationThe organizationflhe organizationThe
The < Illinois National Na ional Guards have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been invited to visit the Worlds Fair Fairat Fair1t Fairat
at St Louis in a body but when itwas it itwas itwas
was discovered hat the 8th Regimentwas Regiment Regimentwas Regimentvas
was > composed of colored men the theFair theFair theFair
Fair managers discovered that this thisregiment thisregiment thisregiment
regiment could not be entertained in inthe inthe inthe
the barracks prepared for the differ different differmt differmt ¬
mt State militias militiasEditor militiasEditor militiasEditor
Editor D R Wilkins who resign resigned resigned resigned ¬
ed from the editorship of The Con Conservator Conjervator Coniervator ¬
servator will not be mised misedThe IDisedThe mssedThe
The colored republicans of the coun country country country ¬
try are better recognized on the Na National National National ¬
tional Committee and were in largerevidence larger largerevidence
evidence at the last National National Republi Republican Republican Republican ¬
can Convention which met at Chicago Chicagothan Chicagothan Chicagothan
than they have been for years yearsThe yearsThe
The election of Mr Harry S New Newof 1 Newof w
of Indiana for ViceChairman of the theNational th e
National Republican Committee will willmean
mean the recognition of the colored coloredvoters coloredyoters
voters of Indiana not only around the theJ thecampaign th e
J campaign headquarters but On Com Commjittee Comttee Cornm
mjittee m ttee work in the doubtful states statesMr statesMr
Mr New is one of the strong youn younmen young youngmen g
men of the party partyShrewd partyShrewd
Shrewd colored people who play un under under under ¬
der the guise of Cuban Hawaiian HawaiianSpanish HawaiianSpanish HawaiianSpanish
Spanish and the like are giving gul gullible gullible gallible ¬
lible white peope a run for their mon money money ¬
ey There are schools sch ols of the the Wallia WalliaH Wiilliam WiilliamH m
H Ellis and Hannah Elias class doing doingbusiness doingbusiness loin loinbusiness g
business in this country countryWhere
Where are the advocates of higher highereducation highereducation r
education that none of them com competed competed ¬
peted for the Cecil Rhodes scholarship scholar scholarship scholarship ¬
ship Dr Washington has been accased ac accused accused ¬
cused of being opposed to higher edu education education7 education ¬
cation cation7 and yet he did more to adver advertise advertise ¬
tise and to call attention to these thesescholarships thesescholarships E
scholarships than ban the whole army of ofIlls ofhis o f
his opposers Consistency thou art arta arta an L
a jewel jewels jewelThe
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alf returned returned from
jail bhe Ghicago con convention conventi ¬
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THINGS WE CAN NOT UND UND1STAND UNDEST UNDSTAND
STAND STANDWho ST STANDI STANDWho AiiD AiiDI AiiDWho
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Who struck D R Wilkins WilkinsWOiy WilkinscTU1y Wilkins9Mhy
WOiy the Blaine Invincible Club Clubnot < lub lubnot f fnot
not go to Chicago ChicagoWihat ChicagoVihat ChicagoWhat
What the National Suffrage Leaaccomplished Leas Leasaccomplished Leng Lengaccomplished
accomplished in Chicago ChicagoWJhy Chicagorhy Chicagoihy
WJhy ihy rhy some people are never sat sa1fied satfied sa safled
fied when they are doing wellWhy well wellWhy wellWhy
Why the Boston Guardian contini continito continlJto continto
to play the role of the monkey monkeyWhy monkeyWhy monkeyWhy
Why Prof Jessie Lawsons bo bodoes bodoes bedoes
does not have a more llorer ready ady sale saleWhat saleVhat saleWhat
What has become of the Natio NatioAfroAmerican NatiOIAfroAmcrican NatioAfroAmerican
AfroAmerican Press Association AssociationHow AssociationtHow AssociationIHow
How the Lily Whites of Louisia Louisiaand Louisiaand Louisiand
and Alabama feel about this time timeI timeiVhy timeWhy
I Why Why a certain class of people doknow do I Iknow x xknow
know when they are down and 01 01j OtWhy o oWhy
j Why a mans mans bitterest enemy Is Islone isone t tone
lone one man he has helped at some tin UrnWhy ti tiWhy
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Why D R Wilkins resigned resignedI resignededitorship t teditorship
I editorship of the Chicago Gonservat GonservatWhy Goils6rvatlWhy
Why so many Washington Washingtonscho Washingtonschomisses schmisses sch schmisses o <
misses are entering the holy bonds bondsmatrimony bondsmatdmony bondsmatrimony
matrimony matrimonyWJiy matdmonyw matrimonyWhy
Why w Y delinquent subscribers are areanxious areanxious areanxious
anxious about the appearance ofColored of 1 1Colored T TColored
Colored American AmericanWhy AmericanWhy AmericanWhy
Why the St Louis Worlds F Fpeople Fpeople Fpeople
people changed the date when Pr PrKelly PrKelly PiKelly
Kelly Miller was to speak speakWhy speakWhy speakWhy
Why John F Cook did not atte attethe attethe att attthe
the Blaine e Invincible Clubs barbeat barbec barbecat barbeeat
at Eureka Park in Anacostia AnacostiaWhy AnacostiaWhy AnacostiaWhy
Why every cross roads politici politiciand politiciand politicand
and half educated preacher imagii imagiihe imagirhe imagihe
he can edit and publish a newspape newspapeWhy newspapEWhy newspapWhy
Why Wm H H Hart of the Hi HiFarm H2Farm H HFarm
Farm School etc is so popular popularthe w wthe wj wjthe
the young school misses these s smer su sumer sumer
mer days daysWhy daysWhy < laysWhy
Why the Committee on Credent Credentdivided Credentidivided Credentdivided
divided the honors between the Li LiWhites LiWhites L LWhites
Whites and tNe the BlaokimdTans BlaokimdTansLouisiana Blaok BlaokpmdTans BlaokpmdTansLouisiana andfians andfiansLouisiana
Louisiana LouisianaWhy Louisianawhy LouisianaWhy
Why Professor DuBois did didreach i ireach Ireach
reach Washington S ashington in time to addri addrithe addrthe add addthe
the graduating class of the M Stri StriHigh St1lHIgh Sti StiHigh
High School SchooltWtiy SchooliWlhy SchooltWhy
tWtiy a certain class class of white whitewho m mwho mwho
who preach race ra e purity and do dopractice i ipractice Ipractice
practice what they preach will willlet i ilet IJet
let colored women alone aloneWhy aloneWJ1y aloneWary
Why the Democrats of the Sot Sotare SOlJare So Soare
are so deeply interested in the rig rigof rigof rigof
of the Chinese Chin se and their opportunit opportunitfor opportunifor
for making a living livingWhy livingmor
Why more mor of the contenders contendershigher 1 1higher j jhigher
higher education did not enter ii iithe i ithe I Ithe
the Cecil Rhodes contest for schol scholships scholships
ships at Oxford University UniversityWhy UniversityVhy UniversityWhy
Why the Republican party partytinues c ctinues CI CIUnues <
tinues to flirt with the Democra Democrawhen Democrawhen
> when experience has taught taught it tl tlthe tlthe t tthe
the Democratic party is beyond beyondversion c cversion CI CIversion <
version versionWfliy versioniWfuy versionwthy
Wfliy the members of the Fre FreI FrCimens Fr Frmens
I mens Land and an Transportationcould Transportation C Ccould Ccould
could not agree on Mr Lewis Jeff Jeffjson Jeffson Jet
json son as manager instead of remaini remainiin remainiin
in the courts to break up the thepany co copany copany
pany panyr panyThe panyThe panyThe
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The colored Republicans of ofmiddle 1 1I 1middle
I middle western western States are growi growichesty gIowichesty gro grochesty
chesty over the nomination of Sena SenaFairbanks SenaiFairbanks Sen SenFairbanks
Fairbanks for the second second place onNational on 1 1I t tNational
I National ticket ticketHarry > IHarrY
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Harry S Cumjmings of Baltim BaltimMd BaltimoMd BaltimMd <
Md who seconded e < onded the nomination nominationPresident nominationPresident nominatioPresident n
President Roosevelt received an an anLion o oition 0tionAs
Lion tionAs Aside de from frQm being a a good law lawj 1 1and la
j and excellent speaker Harry is is s an anI Z ill illaround n naround
I around good f fellow llow We congratirl congratirlhim congratulhim congratLhim
him on onbis his success successr
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About bo t seventyfive colored cok ca4Or > red 4 delegate del deli ga gates
had seats In the National Convention
and reflected credit Cl edit on their
ents entsIt entsIt constitu LU LUIt
It was qIS mainly through the efforts of
Register Lyons that the National
Committee reported in f favor vor of scat
ing the Cohen delegation
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resulted in
successDecent success successDecent successDecent
Decent journalism
scores a point in
the retirement of D R Wtlkins W lkins from
the editorship of The Chicago Conser Conservator CfJnservator Conservator ¬
vator Wilkins was was
a blackguard
and andrepresented andrepresented andrepresented
represented a type of colored editors
that are slowly but
surely passin passinaway pas Passing ing
awayThee away awayThe awayThe
The white people of Kentucky have havesucceeded havesucceeded 1le 1lesucceeded
succeeded in defining the status of the
Filipinos Four Filipinos who made madean madean madean
an effort to enter the white
highschool high higaschool highschool
school in that city were denied
that thatprivilege thatprivilege thatprivilege
privilege on the ground that they
were werenot werenot werenot
not white white7 and
anq that every race of ofcolbr ofcol ofcolor
color col r including the Negroes
Indiansand Indians Indiansand Indiansand
and Mongolians are considered color colored colored colored ¬
ed
The passage and enforcement of the thejimt thejiml
jimi crow car bill brings another jim jiracrow jimcrow jimcrow
crow line into this t is city making three threein threein threein
in all It is said that the trains coming com coming coming ¬
ing in from Maryland are even bolder bolderin bolderin bolderin
in the enforcement of the laws than thanthe thanthe thanthe
the other two and that colored
pas passengers passengers passengers ¬
sengers on express press trains runnin runninthrough running runningthrough
through the State are forced into jimcrow jim jimcrow jimcrow
crow cars There are threescore
ormore or ormore ormore
more colored lawyers in Whshingtonnone Whshington Whshingtonnone
pnone none of whom so far farbave have made an aneffort aneffort aneffort
effort to have the jim crow signs in inthe inthe inthe
the District mjoved ved or to test the con constitutionality constitutionality constitutionality
stitutionality of these laws lawsI lawsMrs laws1frs lawsDirs
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Mrs Mamie Warren of 1820 11th llthstreet 11thstreet 11thstreet
street northwest Washington D C Cleft Cleft Cleft
left the city last month for NovaScotia Nova NovaScotia NoaScotia
Scotia and will be gone until the the1st th th1st the1st
1st of October Mrs Irs Warren Warren is the theguest thegu theguest
guest gu st of Mrs L W Hickman of Nova NovuScotia No NoScotia NovaScotia
Scotia Canada4rery Canada CanadaAvery CanadaAvery
Avery College CollegeTrade CollegeTrade
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Offers superior advantages to young youncolored oung oungcolored
colored women who desire to become becomeexpert beeomeexpert becomeexpert
expert dressmakers milliners or Music Mu Music MusIc ¬
sic teachers The instruction at Av Avery ATery Avery
ery are excelled by no Negro Institu Institution InstitutIon Institution ¬
tion in this country Amply endowed endowedunder endowedunder endowedunder
under no church denomination Incor Incorporated Incorporated ¬
porated January 17 1849 with power powerto powerto powerto
to confer confer degreesDRESSMAKING degrees degreesDRESSMAKING degreesRESSMAKING
DRESSMAKINGMILLINERY DRESSMAKING DRESSMAKINGMILLINERY RESSMAKING RESSMAKINGMILLINERY
MILLINERY MILLINERYTAILORING MILLINERYIAILORTNG
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the Western University Civilmin Civilmining Civilmining ¬
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Universities Tuition free Boarding BoardingLodging BoardingLodging BoardingLodging
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