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VOL XI NO 10 ASHINGTOl W D C AUGU AUGUST T 6 1904 PRICE FIVE CENTS
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BISHOP GAINS vISIfrWarm VISIT VISKTWarm VISITWarm
Warm Greetings Gre tings From Washington Washi WashingtonFriends gton gtonFriends
Friends and Admirers Adm AdmirersWashington 1ers 1ersI 1ersYashington
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Washington City has been graced gracedfor grac bracedfor d dfor
for the past week by the presence preseI1 presence e of ofBishop ofBishop ofBishop
Bishop Wesley Vesl y J Gaines D D of At Atlanta Atlanta Atlanta ¬
lanta Ga Bishop Gaines is the pre presiding presiding preSiding ¬
siding Bishop in the second oond Episcopal Episcopaldistrict Episcopaldistrict Episcopaldistrict
district of his church and his pur purpose purpose purpose ¬
pose for coming to Washington was to tomeet tomeet tomeet
meet the members of this conference conferenceWhile conferenceWhile conferenceWhile
While in this city he was the guest of ofDr ofDr ofDr
Dr E W Lampton LamptonFinancial Financial Secre Secretary Secretary Secretary ¬
tary of the A M E Ji Church with head headquarters headquarters headquarters ¬
quarters at Fourteenth and Q Stsnorthwest Sts Stsnorthwest Stsnorthwe
northwest northwe t All of the ministers of ofWashington ofYnshington of1Fashington
Washington City or nearly all in the theWashington theWashington theWashington
Washington Conference were present presentand piesentttn presentand
and ttn gave the Bishop undivided atten attention attention attention ¬
tion while delivering his his message and andirstructions a andinstructions d
irstructions and the out o t line of the thegeneral thegeneral thegeneral
general work workThe workThe vorlirrhe
The good Bishop was the recipient recipientof
of much social attention while here hereI hereDr hereDr
I Dr > r Scott the th
pastor of othe the Metropoli Metropolitan ¬
tan Church gave gave g ve a special dinner in inMs
Ms 1 is honor Tuesday afternoon to towhich towhich towhich
which Dr Liempton IA1mptonand and a number of ofspecial otspecial ofspecial
special friends were invited Tuesday Tuesdayr Tuesda Tuesdatight y
tight r isht ht a grand reception was tendered tenderedIiim tendQredhim tenderediiim
Iiim at Metropolitan Church and andargP a aargp aargf
argp > and representative gathering gatheringn was wasn wasin
in n attendance including representa representatives represIDtatives representatives ¬
tives from many churches creeds and andfaiths an d
faiths The Th reception lasted until a
ate hour when the Bishop Bisho took to k the theiate thetate thelate
tate train for Philadelphia In coming comingto comi ng ngto
to the Second Episcopal District he hebrings hebrings hebrings
J brings a full equippment a ripe ex experience experience ¬
perience anr an eloquent tongue The TheNegro TheNegro TheNegro
Negro a book devoted to prominent prominentmen prominentmen prominentmen
men of the race has this to say of ofBishop ofBishop ofBishop
Bishop GainesWesley Gaines GainesWesley GainesVesley
Wesley J Gaines sixteenth Bishop Bishopof Bishopof
of the A M r E Church was born a aslave aslave
slave in Wilkes county Georgia Oc October October ¬
tober 4 1840 He received theological theologicalinstruction theologicalinstruction theologicalinstruction
instruction from a Protestant Episco Episcopal Episcopal ¬
pal clergyman at Athens Ga became becamea
a minister of the Methodist 1I Methodist thodist Episcopal Epjs EpispopalChurch opnl opnlChurch
Church South in I860 was w was s married marriedto
to Miss Julia A Camper August 20
1863 united with with the African trican Episcopal Epis Episcopal ¬
copal Church in 1865 was consecutively consecu consecutively consecutively ¬
tively pastor presiding elder missionsecretary mission missionsecretary missionsecretary
secretary and Bishop BishopThrough BIshopThrough BishopThrough
Through his exertions and influence influenceBethel influence influenceBethel
Bethel Church in Atlanta Ga the thelargest thelargest
largest colored church in the South Southwas Southwas Southwas
was built he founded founded f unded1furris Norris Brown BrownCollege BrownCollege BrownCollege
College in Atlanta Is a trustee of ofWilberforce
Wilberforce University Universit in Ohio is isvicepresident isvicapresident isvicepresident
vicepresident of Payne Theological TheologicalSeminary
Seminary is president of the Board Boardof Boardof Boardof
of Trustees of Waters College C llege Jack JackFla
sonjI1e Fla president of the Finan
cial e ia Board of the African Methodist
Church author of African Method Methodism ¬
ism in the South Sou and of The Ne Negro Negroand ro roand
I and the White Man an He has strenu strenuously etreauou streauously ¬
ously ou Iy opposed op ed an all schemes for fche he re removal ¬
moval qf the Negro from the U S
AN INDIAN INTER INTERPRETER INTERPRETERA RETER RETERA
A LIXCOLX Lrxco x GRADUATE LEADER FOB Aii AiiOEICIXEES AnOArcngs D DOUIQIXEES
OEICIXEES OArcngsCol OEICIXEESCol OUIQIXEESCot
Col C J Johnsons Career on the theWestern theestern theViestern
Western estern Plains PlainsEegan Began Life as a aCowboy aCowboyGoes aCowboyGoes
Cowboy CowboyGoes Goes to College and Re Returns Retnrns Returns ¬
turns to the Plains PlainsA A Master of In Indian InI Indian ¬
I dian Dialects Who soon Rose to toCourt toCourt toCourt
Court Interpreter InterpreterLawyer Lawyer and andLeader andLeader andLoader
Leader of Two Nations NationsWashington NationsWashl NationsWashington
Washington Washl gto City Is is indeed the Mec Mecca Moeca ¬
ca for all Americans who have the themoney themoney I Imoney
money and a desire to travel At theconvening the theconvening theconyening
convening of each session of Congress Congressajid Congressattbe CongressandM1Ta
ajid andM1Ta attbe at the c1Qs close j leading men from fromof fromJ
J of f the the large and small cities come to
every State and Teritory and from all allWashington allYashington allWashington
Washington There is never an idle idleor idleor idleor
or uninteresting day The coming and andgoing andgoing r rgoing
going of new people and the seeing of ofnew ofne ofnew
new ne faces never permits interest to tolag to tolag tolag
lag Here you meet t the e bronzed Ha Hawaiian Hawaiian Hawaiian ¬
waiian the South American the chis chiseled chiseled chiseled ¬ =
eled featured olive complexIoned East EastIndian EastIndian 4
Indian the broad shouldered blondefrom blondetram blonde olondefrom
from Germany the Chinese the
Jap Japanese Japanese Japanese ¬
anese the Indians and a very superior superiorclass sU superiorclass rior riorclass
class of colored men menOne menOne
One of this class who who attracted at attention attenUon attention ¬
tention on Pennsylvania Avenue last lastwinter las laswInter lastwinter
winter and spring was Col Cody JJohnson J JJohnson I IJohnson
Johnson interpreter for the Seminole SeminoleNation SemlnoJeNation SeminoleNation
Nation a a lawyer of ability a man of ofContinued A AContinued
Continued on Page 4
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