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Colored Citizens of the District of ofColumbia ofColumbia ofColumbia
Columbia Testify Their Appre Appreciation Apprciation Appreciation = =
ciation of o Her WorthWashingtons WorthWashingtons Worth WjorthWashingtons
Washingtons Elite Turn Out in Large LargeNumbers Large LargeNumbers LargeNumbers
Numbers to Hear the Story of Her HerTrip HerTrip HerTrip
Trip to Berlin Germany GermanyA A Feast Feastof Feastof Feastof
of Reason and a Flow f Soul SoulIf Soull SoulIf
If l Mrs Mary Church Terrell had hadany hadany hadany
any doubt as to the high esteem in inwhich inwhich inwhich
which she is held by the citizens of ofWashington o oWashington ofWashington
Washington that doubt was was removed removedlast removedlast removedlast
last Wednesday evening at the re reception reception reception ¬
ception tendered her at the Metropoli Metropolitan ¬
tan A M E Ohurch When it was waslearned waslearned waslearned
learned that she would soon return to tothe tothe tothe
the city from her trip abroad abroadas as dele delegate delegate delegate ¬
gate to the International Congress of ofWomen ofVomen ofWomen
Women which met recently in Berlin BerlinGermany BerlinGermany I IGermany
Germany a movement was started by
100 of the leading colored citizens of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the District to tender her a grand grandpublic grandpublic grandpublic
public reception to show in a public publicway pUblicway publicway
way their high and warm appreciation apprecia appreciation appreclation ¬
tion of the great honor she had done doneherself doneherself doneherself
herself and the race while abroad abroadThe abroadThe abroadThe
The associated press and the maga magazines magazines magazines ¬
zines and newspapers have already alreadytold alread alreadtold alreadytold
told the story of her triumph abroad abroadand abroadand abroadand
and it is only left to the citizens ofher of ofher ofher
her home city to acknowledge the thesame thesame thesame
same in a 2 public way way Metropolitan A AM AM AM
M E Church which has the largest largestseating largestseating largestseating
seating capacity of any church in the theDistrict theDistrict theDistrict
District of Columbia was was comfortab comfortably ¬
ly filled with representative repr sentative men men and andwomen andwomen andwomen
women of the race who had come out outto outto outto
to hear the story of o her triumph and andto andto andto
to make her return home welcome welcomeThe welcomeThe welcomeThe
The church was beautifully decorated decoratedan
an orchestra was secured and a most mostinteresting mostInteresting mostinteresting
interesting program was rendered It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was as follows followsMaster tollowsMaster followsMaster
Master of ceremonies Dr J R Wil Wilder Wilder Wilder ¬
der invocation invoc tion Rev Sterling N NBrown NBrown NBrown
Brown Introductory remarks Dr J JR JR JR
R Wilder addresses of welcome Hon HonJohn HonJohn HonJohn
John C Dancy and Miss Maria L LJordan LJordan LJordan
Jordan Response Mrs Mary Church ChurchTerrell ChurchTerrell ChurchTerrell
Terrell Benediction Rev O J WScott WScott W WScott
Scott music for the occasion was fur furnished furnished furnished ¬
nished by the Invincible orchestra orchestraDr L LDr
Dr Wilder in a n few C w wellchosen wellchosenwords wellchosenwords wellchosenwords
words gave the reasons for the occa occasion occasion occasion ¬
sion of the committee of one hundred hundredin
in tendering the ovation to Mrs Ter Terrell Terren Terrell ¬
rell He spoke eloquently of o the hard hardships hardl hardships ¬
ships l and the impedimenta and of the theembarrassments thepmbarrassments theembarrassments
embarrassments that are met with by bythe bythe bythe
the colored citizens of this country countr on onaccount onaccount onaccount
account of race prejudice and spoke spokeinterestingly spokeinterestingly spokeinterestingly
interestingly of f the progress the race racehas racehas racehas
has made with these difficulties to com compete compete coTnpete ¬
pete with He felt that since Mrs MrsTerrell 111sTerrell ALsTerrell
Terrell had done so much in a strange strangeland slrangeland strangeland
land to bring credit to herself and andthe andthe andthe
the ten millions of colored people in inthis inthis n nthis
this country that it was w s fitting indeed indeedthat Indeetlthat indeedthat
that such a public testimonial should shouldbe shouldbe shouldbe
be given her herHon herHon herHon
Hon John C Dancy Danc r Recorder of ofDeeds o oDeeds ofDeeds
Deeds for the District of Columbia Columbiawas Columbiawas
was at his best and in a most grand grandeloquent grandeloquent grandeloquent
eloquent way wa told what the race had hadwon hadwon hadwon
won through Mrs Irs TerrelFs trip and andtriumph andtriumph andtriumph
triumph abroad His address was iaBfrequently wasfrequently wasfrequently
frequently cheered and and punctuated punctuatedwith punctuatewith punctuatedwith
with applause To Miss Maria Jordan Jordanwas Jordanwas Jordanwas
was assigned assign d the duty of speaking for forthe forthe forthe
the women and she performed her herpart herpart herpart
part nobly and well Briefly she shere sherehearsed re rehearsed re rehearsed ¬
hearsed the work w rk and progress of the thewomen toowomen tlwewomen
women of the race for the past fortyyoar3 forty fortyy
y yoar3 aa ar and told in iuchaata chaat diction of
her long acquaintance and her inces incessant incessant t tsant
sant friendship and admiration for the thehost 1 1host 1host
host of the theevenin evening eveningMRS eveningMRs
Mrs Terrell was then escorted to tothe tothe tothe
the front of the rostrum ro trum by Dr J R RWilder RWilder RWilder
Wilder but it was a few minutes be before before ¬
fore for she Sh could c uld speak so thunderous and andenthusiastic andenthuslas andenthusiastic
enthusiastic enthuslas 1c was the applause given givenher giyenher givenher
her Her response beggars be rs descrip description description ¬
tion It I t was wa only such a speech as asMary asMary asMary
Mary Church Terrell could deliver deliverand deliverand
and for twenty twent minutes sEe charmed charmedthe charmedthe charmedthe I
the audience with a pen picture of her hertrip hertrip f fi
i trip abroad She spoke without notes notesand 1 1I t tand
I and had perfect command of herself herselfThe herself1 herself1The herselfThe
The Washington Post speaking of her heraddress heraddress heraddress
address said saidMrs said1frs saidMrs
Mrs Terrell Terrellaid said that it was only onlybecause onlybecause
1 because she felt that she represented representednot repreiiient d dnot
not only the AfroAmerican women womenbut women womenbut womenbut
but the entire race that she decided in inthe inthe
the face of ofadvice advice to the contrary to toattempt toattempt I Iattempt
attempt to address that great body of ofintelligent otintel1i ofintelligent
intelligent intel1i ent and progressive women in inGerman I IGerman iGerman
German and again in French FrenchMrs FrenchMrs
Mrs Terrel is a Washingtonian by byadoption byadop byadoption I
adoption adop ion and for several years rears was a amember amembQf amember
member of the board of educa education education education ¬
tion She is a graduate of Oberlin OberlinCollege OberlinCollege OberlinCollege
College holding two degrees A B Bamd BamI Banti
anti A M and has had the added ad advantage advantage advantage ¬
vantage of thorough study in Paris ParisBerlin ParisBerlin ParisBerlin
Berlin and Florence FlorenceShe FlorenceShe FlorenceShe
She was touched last night by theheartiness the theheartiness theheartiness
heartiness of the reception tendered tenderedher t tenderedher
When she stepped forward she was waswarmly waswarmly waswarmly
warmly greeted greet d and it was several mo moments moents moments ¬
ments ents before she could proceed She Shebegan Shebegan Shebegan
began by giving credit to her parents parentsfor parentsfor j jfar
for for educating her and to her h husband husbandfor husbandfor husbandfor
for enabling her to use her talents tal mts In Inbehalf Inbehalf inbehalf
behalf of the women of her race raceComing j jComing i iComing
Coming to the incidents of the con convention conventi convention ¬
vention venti on in Berlin she paid high trib tribute tribute ¬
ute to the Germans stating that she shedoubted shedoubted I Idoubted
doubted that the women of any ny other othernation othernation II
nation in the world cOUld arrange a ameeting ameeting
meeting which would surpass that thatheld thatheld thatheld I
held in Berlin She was the only rep representative repI repIresentative representative ¬
resentative of o the African race at t the theCongress theCongress i iCongress
Congress and she declared that thei thecourtesy thecourtesy the thecourtesy i
courtesy accorded her was wa equal to tothat tothat tothat
that extended to any other delegate delegatethere delegatethere delegatethere
there She was entertained at the thehome theI thehome thehome I
home of o one of the prominent families familiesof
of Berlin Her hostess gave her not nota nota nota
i iattend
a room but a a suite with A maid to toattend toattend
1 1courtesy
attend to her wants She spoke of the thecourtesy thecourtesy
courtesy of the Count von Buelow Am Ambassador Ambassador ¬ i ibassador
bassador Charlemagne Tower Princess PrincessMaria PrincessMaria PrincessMaria
Maria Rohan and other notables She Shepraised Shepraised Shepraised
praised particularly the Countess of ofWarwick otWarwick ofWarwick
Warwick who was wa to have addressed addressedthe addressedthe addressedthe
the Congress but was unable to at attend attend attend ¬
tend The countess left her country countryseat countryseat countryseat
seat and went to London to receive receiveMrs receivefrs receiveMrs
Mrs frs Terrell on her return from Berlin Ber Berlin Berlin ¬
lin Mrs Terrell spoke at several severalplaces seyeralp1aces severalplaces
places in London before sailing for the theUnited the0nited theJnited
United Stats StatsShe Stat StatShe StatsShe
She said that there was absolutely absolutelyno
no prejudice against the colored peo people peope people ¬
ple pe in France or Germany In Eng England England England ¬
land she said there was a slight antip antipathy antipaL1ty antipathy ¬
athy to the dark races but no ob obstacles ob3t3 oh3taeles ¬
stacles 3t3 les were thrown in the way of ofIhose otthose ofthose
those who had high attainments She Shedeclared Sheleclared Sheiaclared
declared that Europeans could not un understand understand unlerstand ¬
derstand the prejudice and the oppres oppression oppres5ion oppresnon ¬
non to which the colored race is sub subjected subjected subjected ¬
jected in America merica She declared that thatthey thatthey thatthey
they marvelled at the rapid progress progressmade progressmade progressmade
made since freed from slavery slaveryShe slaveryShe slaveryShe
< < She said that she sh had made up her hermind hermlnd hermind
mind mind todvot to devote the the remainder of hr
life to enlightning the people across acrossthe acrossthe t tthe
the ocean on the progress of the Negro Negrorace Negrorace Negrorace
race No people need ever despairshe despair despairshe despairshe
she said when their women are will willing willing willing ¬
ing and active in trying tryin to uplift tho thorace thorace therace
Mr H C Tyson Chairman MaJ MaJChas MajChas MajChas
Chas R Douglass Dou lass Secretary RerM RerMW Rev M MW Me MeW
W Clair Treasurer Dr A ML M Curtis CurtisMr Curtisi
i Mr d r W > H A Wormley Mr Geo W WJackson WJackson WJackson
Jackson Mr Thomas H Wright Wri ht Mr MrCharles MrCharIe3 MrCharles
Charles E Lane Rev F I A It Bennett BennettJudge BennettJudge BennettJudge
Judge E M 10L Hewlett Mr Whitfield WhitfieldMcKinlay WhLmeldMcKinlay Whtt eld eldMcKinlay
McKinlay Rev Sterling Sterlin N Brown BrownDr BrownDr BrownDr
Dr John R Francis Rev Wv J T How HOTTard Howard Howard
ard Rev R v J T A Taylor TaylorSTJBSCRIBEBa TaylorUBCRIBEnQ Taylorcunccansna
Dr J R Wilder Mr Chas E Lane LaneHon LaneHon LaneHon
Hon Judson Wl Lyons Dr F FShadd J JShadd JShadd
Shadd Mr L M King Dr John P PTurner PTurner PTurner
Turner Mr Thos H Wright Dr Geo GeoW GeoW GeeW
W Cabaniss C baniss Mr Chas H Shorter ShorterMr ShorterMr ShorterMr
Mr L O Posey Rev RevW W J T Howard HowardMr HowardMr HowardMr
Mr H C Tyson Maj Iaj Chas R Doug Douglass Douglass Douglass ¬
lass Hon Jno C Dancy Dr Jno R RFrancis RFrancis RFrancis
Francis Rev Walter H Brooks Dr DrW DrW DrW
W H HConner Conner Judge Ju e E M MHewlett MHewlett I IHewlett
Hewlett Dr A M Curtiss CurtissRev CurtiisRev CurtissRev
Rev Sterling N Brown Hon Geo H HWhite HWhite HWhite
White Mr Wm H A Wormley Mr MrA MrA
A P Albert Mrs C A Fleetwood FleetwoodMiss FleetwoodMiss
Miss flss E F G Merritt Mr Lank LankHughes LankHughes LankHughes
Hughes Mr L H Neill Mr J A ACobb ACobb
Cobb Mr Howard H Williams Mr MrR
R R Horner Mr W A Stewart Dr DrC DrC
C W V Childs Dr W K Price Dr CH C CH
H Marshall Dr M 1L O Dumas Dr R RW Rw RW
W Brown Mr A J Gaskins Prof A AII AU AU
U Craig Dr H M Hargrave H rgrave Dr W WS WS WS
S Montgomery Rev F I A Bennett BennettMr BennetttIre BennettMr
Mr tIre Jas F Bundy Mr L M HershawHon Hershair HershairHon llershLwHon
Hon Cyrus Field Adams Mis Miss oris Lula LulaChase LulaChase LulaChase
Chase Dr C Sumner Wormley Miss MissM MissM
M L Jordan Dr George H Cardozo CardozoRev CardozoRevF CardozoRev
Rev RevF F L Corrothers Dr H W Free Freeiinan Freeman j jman
iinan man Mr A F Hilyer Hi1y r Mr Thos Tho J JGalloway JCalloway I ICalloway
Calloway Mr fr J T Gaskins Dr A J JGwathney JGwathney T TGwathney
Gwathney Mr lr W A Joiner Mr R JHarlan J JHarlan JHarlan
Harlan Mr Eugene Brooks Dr W H HHughes HHugh HHughes
Hughes Hugh g Mr rr Wm H Harris Mr Reuben Reu Reuben Reuben ¬
ben S Smith Dr J N Johnson Dr DrW DrW DrW
W E Morgan ReT D E Wiseman WisemanMr Wii WisemanMr eman emanli
Mr li Henry L Jones Mr E Wi T Hender Henderson Henderson Henderson ¬
son Mr W S Duffield Mr W L Pol Pollard Pollard Pollard ¬
lard Rev Wm T Harris Prof Louis LouisB
B Moore Ioore Jrof J A Lankford Col P PH PH PH
H Carson Mr Frank Langston Mr MrH MrH MrH
H E Baker Mr H C T Newaome NewsomeMr NewaomeMr New30meMr
Mr Robert Pelham Dr R W Brown BrownDr
Dr Jno W Mitchell Mr Geo VT WWood VTWood Y YWood
Wood Mr F D Lee Le Mr R J Har Harlian Harian Harian
lian ian Mr Edward Arnold Mr Geo W WJackson WJac1 WJaclson
Jackson Jac1 son Mr Ir Jno FFreeman Mr Jno JnoW JnoEwng Jno1t
W 1t Ewng Mr vIr Thos Walker Mr JosH Jos JosH JosH
H Stewart Mr Whitfield M MsKinlay MsKinlayMr McKinlayMr Kinlay KinlayMr
Mr Z P Moore Mr G Gregory Mr MrWw 1IrW MrtiV
Ww W tiV H Davis Rev M Wi VI Clair Rev JA J JA
A Tayior Dr E D Willison Miss Lina LinaE LinaJean LinaE
E Jean Mrs J T H Meriwethor Mr MrShelby MrShelby MrShelby
Shelby J Davidson Mr W B Dand Dandridge Dandli Dandridge
Alfred H T Walker Mr MrJerciae 1IrJeromc MrJerome
ridge li ge Mr Ior
Archer ArcherMr ArcherMr ArcherMr
Jerome A Johnson Mr Wyatt
Mr W V L Houston Rev J E Moore Mooreland 1looreland Mooreland
land Mr Gffieo A Robinson Mr lr A H HCooper HCooper HCooper
Cooper Mrs Irs J M Ryan Mrs John H HBrooks 11Brooks HBrooks
Brooks Mr James B Wright Wri ht Prof ProfKelly Pro ProKelly ProfKelly
Kelly Miller Hon Josiah T Settle SettleRev SettleRev Settleirev
Rev P A Wallace Rev W H Daven Davenport Davenport Davenport ¬
port Lieut Thos H R Clarke Dr DrEdmond DrEdmond DrEdmond
Edmond A Burrill Prof Roscoe C CBruce CBruce CBruce
Bruce Dr A W Tancil Ta cll Dr Chas I IVest Itest IWest
Vest Mr William W l1iam Terrell Jr Mrs J JAgness JLgI1e5S JAgriess
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Miss Miss Nelle Nell e Meriwether Miss Nettie NettieMurray Nettl Nettllurray t tMurray
Murray Miss nss Julia Allen Miss Eliza Elizabeth Ellza11eth Elizabeth ¬
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