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AUGUST 20 1904 1904SUMMER 1904SUlIIER 1904i
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SUMMER LITERATURE LITERATUREThe
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The Voice of Tile Negro an illustrated illus illustrated illustrated ¬
trated monthly magazine published at atAtlanta atAtlanta atAtlanta
1 cL Atlanta Ga is out for August Its Itspages Itsplges
pages are replete with good things thingsAlthough thing8AltIlough
1 t Although a new candidate for public publicfavor publicfavor publicy
y favor the Voice of The 4 he Negro has al already already already ¬
ready won a place for itself in the lit literary literary literary ¬
erary world and u d each issue seems to tobe tobe tobe
be an improvement on the preceeding preceedingone
one The August number is devoted devotedlargely devotedlargely devotedlargely
largely to the Wordlds Far F r at St StLouis StLouis Stl
l y Louis and the National Negro Busi Business BU Busiaf i iness ¬
af ness League which meets in Indiana Indianapolis Indianapolis Indianapolls ¬
polis Indiana the last of this month monthThose monthThose monthThose
Those who would keep up with the theliterary theliterary thea
a r literary progress and development of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the race will 10 well to secure a copy copyeach copyeach
2 each month of The Voice of The Ne NeEDITORIAL Negro
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4 i iEDITORIAL biJ biJEDITORIAL
EDITORIAL THOUGHTS THOUGHTSWe THOUGHTSVI
I We VI e are giving some opinions of the thecolored thecolored ther
r colored press in this issue of THE COL COLORED COLORED Cort ¬
ORED AMERICAN anent the strikers and andstrike andstrike andstrike
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strike breakers There are some differ differences differences differences ¬
ences of opinion but the main ISSUP ISSUPis issupis issueis
L is Does the colored man who accepts acceptsemployment acceptsemployment
employment in times of strike str ke benefit bene benefit benefit ¬
fit himself He is merely merel used as a ameans ameans afS7
fS7 fS7f
f A r means to an end it seems and his job joblasts joblaliits joblacts
lasts no longer than the strike lasts lastsHe lastsHe lastsHe
He is then turned out the strikers re replaced replaced reii ¬
ii placed and the feeling fee1in of race prejudice preju prejudice prejudice ¬
dice increasedThe increased increasedThe increasedi
The man who is pessimistic about abouteverything aboutI
I I i i everything who is continually continuall finding findingfault findingfault findingfault
fault with others is the man to be bewatched b bwatched bewatched
watched The optomistic well mean meanang meanjng meaning
ang jng man man is too much engaged in his hisown hisown hisA
A own affairs to meddle with the affairs affairsof affairs0tothls affairsf
f t of 0tothls others otherslLA
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If the colored people of the country countrywill countrywill countrywill
will follow Dr Washingtons advice adviceof adviceof i
of making themselves useful and as asfar asfar
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far as possible indispensable in the thecommunity theeommunity thecommunity
I Ithe
community in which they live and in inthe inthe
the occupations in which they are en engaged engaged engaged ¬
gaged they will have gone very far fartoward fartoward fartoward
toward solving the race problem problemThe problemThe problemThe
The volunteer editor is a new ne factor factorin factorin factorin
in race journalism He like the car carpetbag carpetbag carpetbag ¬
petbag leader grows out of conditions conditionsHe conditionsHe conditionsHe
He is usually a man with a smattering smatteringof
of an education and with a number of ofaxes ofaxes ofaxes
axes to grind He volunteers his ser services services services ¬
vices to the elitor and uses that ser service service service ¬
vice and privilege to flay fi y his enemies enemiesunmercifully enemiesunmercifully enemiesunmercifully
unmercifully this accomplished he re retires retires retires ¬
tires leaving the real owner of the thepaper thepaper thepaper
paper to bear the calumny and law lawsuits lawsuits lawsuits
suits and whatever trouble that fol follows follows follows ¬
lows in the wake wakeThe walceThe wakeThe
The colored press of Indiana and Il Illinois Illinois Illinois ¬
linois is not at all mealy meal mouthed in inpraise inpraise inpraise
praise of the National Democratic DemocraticChairman DemccraticChairman DemocraticChairman
Chairman Thomas Taggart of IndiTice Indi IndiThe Indiana
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The Star of Zion contributes a very verytimely verytimely verytimely
timely editorial in its issue of August August4th August4th August4th
4th to the preachers whom it denomi denominates denominates denominates ¬
nates the truest leaders of the raceand race raceand raceand
and the Star sustains its position by bystrong bystrong bystrong
strong facts and arguments It is n nfact 1 1fact afact
fact that for the past forty years ears no noclass noclass noclass
class of men have contributed so much muchto muchto muchto
to the development and to the the advanc advancment advancment advancment
ment of the race as has the preacher preacherThe preacherThe preacherThe
The school teacher has done his work workthe workthe workthe
the politician and the business men menhave menhavQ menhave
have done their work but the efforts effortsto
to develop the race along all lines to toorganize toorianize toorganize
organize it into active working bodies bodieshas bodieshas bodieshas
has been the work of the minister ministerThey ministerrhey ministerThey
They have not all been educated e ucated and andall andall andall
all of them have not lived up to the thetenets thei thetenets
i tenets of the decalogue but their theirpower theirpower theirpower
power for good has been great and far farcaching fa facaching fareaching
caching We Ye do not hesitate h sitate to say sayhat sa sahat sayhat
hat the most scholarly most liberal liberalmost liberalmost liberalmost
most eloquent and the profoundest profoundestmen j jmen
men of the race belong to that class classknown classknown classknown <
known as preachers preachersThe preachersThe preachersThe
The notoriety seeker is abroad in inthe inthe inthe <
the land and when all else fails to ati atitract at attract attract
tract attention he has Booker T Wash Washington Washington Vashington ¬
ington or Theodore Roosevelt to fall fanbacli fallback
back on onThere onThere onThere
There is a little stir in G A R Rcircles Rcircles Rcircles
circles and the ripple emanates from fromKentucky fromKentucky fromKentucky
Kentucky where the Whittaker Post Postraises Postraises Postraises
raises the Lily White flag and declares declaresit
it wll 11 not march under a colored State StateViceCommander StatericeCommander StatericeCommander
riceCommander There is indeed no noi nofool nofool
i fool like the old fool foolThe foolThg foolThe
The Post Office Department has de declined decIined dedined ¬
dined to name a Post Office after the thegubernatorial thegubernatorial thegubernatorial
gubernatorial bully of o Mississippi MississippiThe MississippiThe MississippiThe
The colored Republicans of Virginia Virginiahave Virginiauae Virginiahave
have very ver wisely decided to become a apart apart apart
part and parcel of the Republican or organization organizatiGn oranization ¬
ganization of that State Heretofore Heretoforethey Heretoforethey Heretoforethey
they have let all of the honors and andemoluments andemoluments andemoluments
emoluments go to the white Republians Republi Republicans Republians ¬
cans ° ans for peace and harmony sake but buthey buthe butthey
hey he have learned that old old lesson lessonwhich lessonwhich lessonwhich
which is as old as the hills that the theoiore thelore themore
lore one does for others the more he hemay hemay hemay
may do doThe doThe doThe
The Cleveland Journal one or our ourmost ourmost ourmost
most interesting int interesting esting and newsy ne sy exchanges exchangesprinted exchangesprinted exchangeprinted
printed a well written written sketch with ith a ItI
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picture of Mr lr Charles Alexander edi editor editor editor ¬
tor of the Boston Colored Citizen in a arecent arecent arecent
recent issue Mr Alexander is a prac practical practical practical ¬
tical newspaper man and since taking takinghold takinghold takinghold
hold of o The Colored Citizen has hasbrought hasbrought hasbrought
brought it up into the first ranks of ofrace ofrace ofrace
race newspapers He is a tireless work worker worker worker ¬
er and gifted speaker and has proven provenalready proyenalready provenalready
already his ability to give the people peopleof
of c the Hub City an interesting upto uptodate uptodate uptodate
date newspaper newspaperREGISTER neowspaperREGISTER newspaperREGISTER
REGISTER LYONS RETURN RETURNHon RETURNHon RETURNHon
Hon Judson W Lyons Register of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Treasury and member of the Na National National National ¬
tional Republican Committee has just justreturned justreturned justreturned
returned from a 1 trip Tip to Kansas and andother andother andother
other points in the West He spoke at atan atan atan
an emancipation celebration at Kansas KansasCity KansasCity KansasCity
City Mo on the fourth instant where whereten whereten whereten
ten thousand people turned out to hear hearhim hearhim hearhim
him He states that the Republican Republicanoutlook Republlcancutlook Republicanoutlook
outlook in the West is very bright brightand brightand brightand
and that the very mention of the theRoosevelt theRoosevelt theRoosevelt
Roosevelt and Fairbanks in that sec section section section ¬
tion causes caus the wildest enthusiasm enthusiasmThe enthusiasmThe enthusiasmThe
The people are all prosperous and happy hap happy ¬
py and al are satisfied to let well enough enoughalone enouihalone enoughalone
alone alonelyons Mr 141r Lyons is in great demand demandas
as a speaker and his counsel is fre frequently frequently frequently
quently sought by the party leaders leaderslnd j jand
and by the members of the Republi Republicaa
caa National Committee CommitteeLA CommitteeLAWYER
LAWYER LA V YER CUMMINGS COMING COMINGThe COMINGThe COMINGThe
The young men me from the different differentStates difterentStates differentStates
States of the Union moved by the com common common common ¬
mon desire to show appreciation of ofand ofand ofand
and honor to the Hon Harry Sythe SytheCummings SytheCummings SytheCummings
Cummings of Baltimore have arrang arranged arranged arranged ¬
ed for a banquent to be given in his hishonor hishonor hishonor
honor Tuesday night August 16 1904 1904at 1904at 1904at
at Odd Fellows Hall From present presentindications presentindications presentindications
indications the affair gives promise of ofbeing ofbeing ofbeing
being a notable onej onejCITY on onCITY one oneCITY
CITY PARAGRAPHS PARAGRAPHSMr
Mr Ir William L Pollard spent his ra racation Taation vaation
ation in the East this summer instead insteadof
of in the wilds of West Virginia VirginiaMiss Virginia1Iiss VirginiaMiss
Miss Louise Alston Burleigh contri contributes contributes contributes ¬
butes an original poem to the Philadel Philadelphia Philadelphia Philadelphia ¬
phia Tribune entitled A Real Love LoveMr LoyelIr Lovelir
lIr H J Green a successful insur insurance insureance insurance ¬
ance Agent located in Charlotte N NC NC NC
C spent a few days in this city last lastweek lastweck lastweek
week weekMr weck1r weekMr
Mr 1r J Max Barber business mana manager manager ¬ i iger
ger of The Voice o of f the South is so sojourning sojourning sojourning ¬
journing in this city looking after the theinterests theinterests theinterests
interests of his publicationMiss publication publicationMiss publicationnss
Miss nss Maude Flemings a graduate el elM ctM ciM
M street High School class 1904 has hasone hasgone hasgone
gone one to Detroit Mich where she has hasaccepted hasaccepted hasaccepted
accepted a lucrative position positionMrs positionMrs positionMrs
Mrs Mary I Ross of this city and andwho andwho andwho
who is now sojourning in West Glover GloverN
N Y will attend the G A R Encamp Encampment Encampment Encampment ¬
ment in Boston BostonMr BostonMr BostonMr
Mr Thos H Buckingham proprie proprietor proprietor proprietor ¬
tor of the Waldorf on Druidhill Ave Avealtimpre AYe3altim Avelaltimore
laltimore 3altim altimpre < re Md Id spent a few hours in inhe inhe inhe
he city cit last Friday FridayProf Frlday Frldayo FrldayProf FridayProf
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Prof 9 G H C Williams of this city citySuperintendent citySuperintend citySuperintendent
Superintendent Superintend nt of Agriculture at the theNormal theormal theNormal
Normal ormal Industrial Iridustii l School Normal NormalAla No NormalAla al alAla
Ala is making m dng a fine record at thapoint that thatpoint thatpoint t
point A
Hons Judson W Lyons Register of
the Treasury and John C Dancy Re Recorder R Rcorder Recorder
corder of Deeds have returned from
Kansas City Mo
where they both bothmade bothmade bothmade
made emancipation speeches August 4 4The 4The I IThe
The Jane Moseley left the Potomacwharf Potomac Potomacwharf i iwharf
wharf last Friday evening August Augustfor ugUSt 5 5for
for Baltimore where it will spend twoweeks two twoweeks o I Iweeks
weeks running excursions out from fromthe fromthe
the Monumental City It will return returain returnin r rin I
in time to take the Buffaloes to t
Som Somerset Someerset Somerset
erset Beach Sunday August 21 21Mrs 21Mrs A AI AI
AI I I I I
Mrs Mary A Brown
proprietor of ofthe orthe i ithe
the Porters Exchange accompanied by byher b byher i iher
her her daughter and Mr Edward Smith Smithmanager I Imanager I Imanager
manager will attend the Fifth Annual Annualmeeting Annuelmeeting 0 f fmeeting
meeting of the National Negro Ne o Bust Business Bustness ¬
ness League which meets at t Indian Indianapolis Indianapolis I Iapolis
apolis Ind August 31 31A t E EA
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A large delegation of the business businessmen businessmen I Imen
men of this city will attend the Business Busi Business ¬ 1 1ness
ness League in Indianapolis Ind Aug I
31 Among those who will go are areMessrs areMessrs are3fessrs
Messrs J H Winslow W V H DabneyLewis Dabney DabneyLewis I
Lewis Jeflerson J Mr Frank 9aines Gaines Edward Ed Edward ¬ j I
ward E Cooper Jack M
Ryan and anumber a anumber I
number of of others othersMr others1lr othersMr
i
Mr Jesse Gerald Taylor a graduate graduatefrom graduatefrom
from the Conservatory of Music Ob Oberlin OberUn l lerlin
erlin Ohio has accepted a position as ashead ashead ashead
head of the piano department of the theConservatory theConservatory
o
Conservatory of Music in this city cityMr I IIir CMr
Mr Iir Taylor stands at the head of his hisprofession hisprofession J
profession professionMr professionMr 11 11It
It ItMr
Mr Edward Williams head waiter waiterit waiterit it it1t
it the Hotel Lincoln Pittsburg Pa is isspending isspending isspending
spending his vacation in this city cityHe cit citHe cityHe
He is on old Washington boy be and andfound andfound andfound
found many old friends and schoolmates school schoolmates ¬ I Imates
mates to greet him on his return visit visitThe q tq lThe t tThe
The success of the reception tenderd tender tender3d ten er i I
3d d Mrs Mary Church Terrell by thecommittee the theCommittee I Iommittee
Committee of 100 colored citizens of ofWashington oCVaEhington ofWashington
Washington at t Metropolitan hurch churchast hurchast
ast Wednesday night is due very veryargely veryargely Iio Iioa5t
argely argel to the efforts of Dr J RWilder R RWilder RWilder j
Wilder and H C Tyson both of whom whomcontributed whomcontributed bom bomontributed
contributed generously of their time timeind timeand 1 1Ind
ind talent to make the affair the suc sueess success ¬
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Offers superior advantages to young youngcolored youngeolored a acolored
colored women who desire to becomeexpert become becomeexpert becomeexpert
expert dressmakers milliners or Music Mu Music Music ¬
sic teachers The Instruction at Av Avery A Aery Avery
ery are excelled by no Negro Institution Institu Institution Institution ¬
tion in this country Amply endowedunder endowed endowedunder endowedunder
under no church denomination Incorporated Incor Incorporated Incorporated ¬
porated January 17 1849 with powerto power powerto powerto
to confer degrees degreesDRESSMAKING degree6DRESSMAKING degreesDRESSMAKING
DRESSMAKING DRESSMAKINGMILLINERY DRESSMAKINGMILLINERY DRESSMAKINGMILLINERY
MILLINERYTAILORING MILLINERY MILLINERYTAILORING MILLINERYTAILORING
TAILORING TAILORINGMusic TAILORINGMusic TAILORINGMusic
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the Western University Civil Civilmin Civilmining Civilmining min mining ¬
ing and electrical engineering Pre Prepares prepares Propares
pares for Yale Princeton and Harvard HarvardUniversities H1irvardUniversities HarvardUniversities
Universities Tuition free Boarding BoardingLodging Bo BoardingLodging rding rdingLod1lng
Lodging Laundry Laundr Material and In Instruments lntruments Inatruments ¬
struments expenses 12 12per 1 1per 1per
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per month Catalogues now ready readyAddrees readYAddroos readyAddress
Address all communIcations to toJOSEPH toJOSEPH toJOSEPH
JOSEPH D MAHONEY MAHONETGeneral MAHONEYGeneral MAHONEYGeneral
General Manager Allegheny Alleghe Pa

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