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90 NEW MEMBERS IS SET AS GOAL Colored Branch of Y. M. C. A. j Would Increase Membership to Continue Extension Work. A ramps ign for 500 now members mill be Inaugurated today by the I Twelfth Btreet Branch of the V. M. J C A., the first branch ever orgnniz-d J for colored men and boys. Representatives of the branch are • to appear In a number of the local , colored churches today to outline scrv- i l~es given by the association and th- \ ministers are to deliver sermons on j character building among young men. Armond W. Scott Is general chair man for the campaign and Jefferson S Coage Is associate general chair man. The workers have been divided Into divisions A and B and 12 team captains head groups of five workers each. * Dr. C. Herbert Marshall heads divi sion A, with Benjamin Washington as sociate leader, while division B Is headed by Dr. Robert B. Pearson, with MaJ. Harry O. Atwood, associate. The campaign will be under the ! direction of Robert B. DePrantz, secre tary of the Financial Service Bureau of the National Council of the Y. M. C. A , : end national campaign director. Executive Committee. On th? Executive Committee for the 1 campaign, betides the general chair man, leaders end orsoriate lenders crc MaJ. Campbell C. Johnson, executive secretary of the Twelfth Street Branch; P,ev. A. F. Elmes, chairman of the Church Co-operation Committee; Col. West A. Hamilton, chairman of the Prospect Committee; Maj. Atwood, chairman of the Committee on Ar rangements; Mr. Coage, chairman of the Sustaining Members Committee, and Capt. Eugene Davidson, chairman of the Publicity Committee. Captains of the campaign organiza tion are: In division A-7-Dr. Fletcher Barber, Dr. R. A. Easter, T. J. Houston, Harry Lincoln Johnson, Bishop E. D. W. Jones and Dr. William T. Parker. Division B—B. C. Dodson, J. Franklin Wilson. Simeon Cunningham, Rev. J. L. S. Holloman, Rev. F. W. Alstork and W. L. Carter. • Extension Work. The business depression makes ex tension work of the Y. M. C. A. more important than ever, it is pointed cut. Last year the Twelfth Street Branch handled 114 welfare cases, placed 266 men in permanent employment, gave free lodging to 320 stranded men and advised numerous families how to secure relief, following the latter to see that relief w'as secured. This year ♦he branch established a Summer camp for colored boys, which was attended by 65 boys. The corner stone of the present build ing of the branch was laid by Presi dent Roosevelt May 19. 1908. Last year the branch had more than 1,000 members. PERSONALITY URGED IN NEWS WRITING Society Editor of The Star Stresses I Point Before G. W. Jour nalism Class. "Life and color are being restored to newspaper stories by the renewed use of the human interest type.” said Mrs Sallie V. H. Pickett, society editor of The Evening Star, in an address be fore the class in journalism at George Washington University Friday. Mrs. Pickett showed the importance of personal things In newspaper and magazine writing and declared that the public demand for such articles gave Importance to the publications that emphasized their place In the affairs of the l people. She advised the stu dents that those who were making preparations to enter the profession should pay attention to personality as a means of giving greater value to the I work and that those who were so equipped would go farther than would : otherwise be possible. The Importance of backgrounds also was a subject of comment by Mrs. Pickett, and she declared that persons who were engaged in reporting should at all times make an effort to obtain a full understanding of the backgrounds of dally events, even though the ma- ' terial was not for immediate use. I The speaker told of some of her own experiences in general news reporting, and especially in interviewing prom inent persons In whom various pubii- , cations had an interest, and she ad vised the class: "You are paid only for what you do that the publication ! wants." MEXICO TO PROBE STATION OF BRINKLEY My the Associated Press. MEXICO CITY, October 24 The radio broadcasting station which John | R. Brinkley, of Milford. Kan., is 1 operating at Villa Acuna, Coahuila. will | be investigated by the Mexican govern ment before any action is taken con cerning it. Gustavo B. Serrano, the new minister of communications, said today. "I am not awaie of all the details of this case, although I know it is very complicated, involving this department As well ns tin public nealth department, end with several internationpl ramifi cstions,” Secretary Serrano said. ■ One of my first duties in this office j will be to inquire fully and carefully ] into the Villa Acuna station to deter- 1 mine the status and legality of the l matter. As scon as that is done I will I issue a statement.” Programs of John R. Brinkley, known as the "goat gland specialist,” over a Milford Kan., station were stopped by the United States Radio Commission as inimical to the public health because of radio prescriptions for various ail ments. He then established a station, XER. at Villa Acuna. Mexico. I* Monday’s Specials |J Huckleberry Muffins 30c dor. iN > la Chocolate Buns 25c doz. > I ■ 3 Ribbon Cake 25c ea. .1 |g Phonr Your Order Now .| HOLMES ! 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