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UUWii, 5 TA l&S ATTORKEITOF'COOK COUNTY, HAS RECENTLY 1SIPLOYED A DETEC 77VE AGENCY TO HUNT DOWN THE GENTLEMEN WHO HAVE FOR THE PAST THREE OR FOUR YEARS BEEN PfcEASANTLYENGAGED IN BOMBING THE HOMES OF COLORED PEOPLE RESIDING IN THE SECOND WARD OR ON THE SOUTH SIDE. Hon. William A. BitBer, the Able and Briflknt Attorney for the Board of Education, in Hs Race in tbeiing of 1320, for Republican Committeeman of the-Third Ward, In formed the Colored People Who Attended HU MeetMfs that He Had-Suffident Evidence to Indict and Send to die Penitentary at Joliet, HL, Some of the Men Who Had Been Bombing (he Homes -of Colored People j mat Hon. Maday Hoyne, Being a Hateful Democrat; that He Would Not Raise His LittleJFinger in that Directknu . If Mr. Bither Was Stating the Absolute Truth at mat Time and .Was Not Endeavoring m the Slightest Degree to Pull the j Wool Over the Eyes of the Shortsighted Colored People, it Would Be Very Timely if He Would Turn Hk Evidence Against the Bombers Over to Hon. Robert E. Crowe, Who Is a True Blue Republican, . - It has been freely admitted- bjr all, tie wtsrst politicians aronnd Jhe-Gityl Negroxcalty office. Hall and by. all the aewspapct men ; xho hang arpnnd that' our articles rem the bombinfr othe homer'ol lighh respectaljle coTpredspeople re ading in the Second'-Aard r "on-ltte 1 South Side lave been topnotcliers; ' that they hte attracted wide atten tion that they'JTite been far Teach ing tn their -effect, -and through ,the truthfulness of 'them "the higcolored Lkaders o the" colored race in this or whom ifayor Williani Half Thompson regards ras the- infallible mouthpieces of Jthc more than one bndred and fifty thbuiSnd'" colored. people holdingflbrth. in this chy, and the voice , these -so-called leaders is tnc -yice -ot an all-wise and over- iniliajf Godr - . .The sptntr of CHiarles H. Davis i md the beautiful little daughter of Mrs. Ernestine .Ellis, who -were bQth ushered -ont-.of. this grand old world at tfie-Chands of the .bombers, may differ with' Mayor Thompson in that respect So far"nder- the leadership of the big five more than forty colored fam ilies have been- bombed, since January' 1, 1918, down, to "the present time. The bombings, of their homes and the bombings of the homes 6r the busi ness places of the white persons- who sold property., .fa colored people, oc curred something Jikeas follows: ila 1, 1918; the lovely home of Mr and irs; tSarfes H?JDavis,4539 , Vincennes Ave'-was bombed 4a Jhe. dirk hours ot the sight ..The- whites lad objected to .their resence-in lhati "wghborhood. ..The explosion of the tomb was such a shock to ,his: ifer wi5 system that kt was .unable to rreover from its ffecfe and he .was adnccd to take a vacation trip- to the fipper part 'of Michigan, where he nld greatly enioyac.6mpJcte rest ad his doctor thought e would be festered to good health agamwithm few weeks, but-tfe fates had .firmly decided otherjae aad Mr, Davis Pissed on mtb the exl w&rid-ap in -"""pan, and Jusvretnaaas wereJ "ought here for buraL -Jir-Psnris Wd a responsible ; soskioa' 3a?. the ucago postofficeand T6fears. T&6 - ire church elerb of :the -tferaafi- ., . a' Aprif 20, .1919; J422oiana Ave. May 18, 1919, '4807 . Grand Blvd. Richard-. Harrison, a colored trav -Imgilecturer. Rented property -.from WiUiapt B. Austin, white North ;Side w-ealtjr-man.- mlUTfamagc.-:T'"",;. May Z& 1919 4607 Grand Blvd "Hqusc guarde'd..' Bomb thrown- on- rooL -y . " May "29, 1919, 495.7 Wabash -AveV Colored families, in flat June- 13, 1919, 5005-08 Cafumet4 Flats occupied by colored people. June 13. 1919, 3143-5145 -Prairie Ave. r - . . '4 - - Dec 4. 1919. ,922 South ParkAveT Jesse "Binga's residence. -Bombfailed tovgo off, - "-'" Dec: 28, 11919, Jesse Binga resi-J dencei .5922 South Park Ave. Binga offered $30,QQO foe home, ."but said he would stick: Dec 28, 1919, 4404 Grand Blvd. Ernest. Clarke. -Small damage. Feb. 2. 1920. 4722 .Calnmet Ave. pLOcked doors to'prevent .escape of residents. Damage $1,000, Negroes, moved In recently. Feb. 12, 1920, 4406 Gra'hd' Brvd House owned by Mr. Clark of 44W Grande Small damage. Feb. 6, 1920. Jesse Binga residence. Bomb. failed to explode. May 1.J1919, the home-'of Mrs. Er nestine Ellis, 3401- Indiana Ave, was rhqmbed and her .beaxrful little daughter "was blown dear through j the rop of the building. At that .time Mrs, Ellis, .and a few .of Tier friends- wended their way to the City Hall to see -some of. the .big colored leaders, but being unable to find them she came in contact with some one who stood dose up to the powers thatbe -and she wa&,iquetsed to telt her troubles in relation -"to- .the. un timely and -horrible death of her beautiful nttle -daughter to some po- 11iemau, but 'so far the poljce have hutterly failed to make -one stngle.aj- rest-.of-anjr.of the bpmbers. , Moadyvening,-April4, the home 'of Hon, Oscar DePricst, 3815 Ver- noH-Ave,.was-;bbmbed; the damage 3moantiHg o-more-; than three thou sand doHoxs - "Monday' -eYcaiBg, April 2S,- the feHHuinR: t3818 Grand JS.lvd. was 11 'J - ' HH9iBBH9BBnHH niB9i H li i--HiiBi iiP-H-l S fs-K' - 31HiR Mvt i1: HH lf HHDV lBHi HPHPr- 3Mro-Hl ,--i''--- Sflll e xiiiyEJEiiIH K - .JDiL 3H-V'e?lBi t1 i--pi H1 '-ynKFWBm ?- -' 9C ' i - -. aij'N4L -siSSKa(B I t - --- -t' VfF- ' -SSraBR Hr -' ' "? -''wf 'Hr' ;' iS IIHhP ' ' o3-'r 'HK -'SgSmS1V 'w - -1 -, iilHw -' r-SmMX smmm - - ,aK -:iSHr ?E9! Bi -f-H-t l v?- ' iiHnk . 'x--- 1r'-- QSiB --' .lk ' '-v 1r-. - -Csl ' Tv SB,1I BBaillB 18KI BHK HBHik '- Hi BK." ? -'i k'flH - Bki- ' Hi'.J-H HElKBi-l HHHBEHH HHHHHMI --.":- BBI -: . -y.- r ------iiB . ..&.:-" -"". HON. ADELBERT HL ROBERTS, MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE OF ILLINOIS, FROM THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT, INTRODUCED AND SE CURED THE PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING BILL; 146 MEMBERS VOTING IN FAVOR OF IT, TO NONE AGAINST IT; 7ABSENT. A.BTUV ' - - For an Act to Pnlah, Persons cr.De stroying Property; or afllctuj In jury to Persons, by Heiss of Any Bomb, Dynamite or Other Explosive, ;or by Means of Airy Othar Instrument or Implement. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Peo ple of the State of linoii, represented in the General Assembly: Whoever shall wilfully and maliciously destroy, damage, injure or deface any building used or designed for human ocenpancy, or shall attempt so to do, by means of any "bomb, dynamite or other explosive, or by means of. any instrument or imple ment, shall be imprisoned in the peni- rfentiary for a period of not less than one year nor more than twenty years. Section 2. Whoever shall wilfully and - HON. KICKHAM SCAM-AN -r . -: :jt One of the best and most "honorable Republican judges of Cook County, "wno is running on the non-partisan judicial ticket for re-election, Tuesday, June 6. For eighteen years he -has honestly and faithfully served the people of this city and , ' county on the Circuit Court bench, and there is no question ' about His re-election at the forthcoming judicial election. lU r. The ollowig QnesUocs Wee Pro- j the following honest and frank exprea- powaea to Juoge 7nrlrhs,m Scsalis; noos on his part which have become a piuk ui (uo c4i?1 Aiuiureu page report 2PtLr Churchy and hewaslwardea: bohe-Sd jaU the nurses' belpngiag w hein a xod prighr"atire3 y ioHt-e-fortearVdra. Hospital. .wW joccapica tfeiildig were S3staS his home- bombed. Jor te 'ansement of ris-o-calicd wfcite 8&efcbors. . " .-- - - ' 'y 25, 1918,-4529 Viaceani Ave,' Colored families. Vfes oblectetHb der.ce arnon? tht-St-. 1". Z Sept 24, 1918, 4S27ccJ,Ay Stored families T)ombe:5irr " 13. 1918v.4leleyAYe Jy Anderson, .ofeces U M Warcrj -?( intft "r-ite .?.. :! t - -, A7, ;-,mi 3aic -ii 20, t les. nt-- Hi- . decked.' ,J 3? 2. 19.19, 404fcCalaier Cold -ttmilies. Somt-daSagk . April 1, 1919, filiaarSreT Tkt endamage. JSVlrfeISi 1 ' tossed ifrjoet thea: -bed .aad the following asrses icere seyereiy MiBrea: jbjss Cormae Xyles, Miss Josephiae Mae Hams aad MIssXaiHis Wood, and it wasjo fault of Bebombers that i Uf.the fifteen cototed narses were '"BdLwrderei. i cold l6od. Friaay cK. May 6, the sir8at baMinr ,t-70i7B3-.Ji. 50ta 2oaeei,i ewed AJd occ-pied Sy" catered peoi- t'excetJs--at wakk; was still 'by tae.Tllincis Baca Cmnso Aj- poiated by Governor Frafc O. Low- dm and His Eesponse or Asswea to the Same: Shortly after the bloody aad horrible race riots in this eity in 1919" Governor.! Franlc O. Lowden appointed his-IEinois Bace commission, whose duty it has heen to make an exhaustive report in relation, to everything in connection with-the friction, between the whites and the colored people leading up to the race riots,the latter part of July and the first of Angust -of that- year The commission consisted of -six col ored men and six white men and its final TejDort will show, which, eoncista of more. -tian eight hundred pages, which wQl soon be ready :f or distribution, con tains the views or the opinions of. jeaar prominent -whit and" colored men re specting the two races residing side by side in Chicago. Hon. "KicKhBm Seanlan, who has 1st the past 15 years-been one of the most honorable Judges of the Circuit Court of Cook eoamtywas. requested to ppeaf before, the commission "aad set forth his' views on that important ssbjeet aad of the Illinois Uacft commission are well worth anyone's time to earefuUy read what he has to aay touching upon tho white and colored people residing is this great eity of the middle west. "The Hegro and Organized or Profes sional Crime?" " "May 1 last I was assigned to the North Side to try unbailable murder cases. It was found that there were hundreds of homicide eases awaiting trial; these eases, were nearly all ones in which gangsof young white' men con federated together to go out and hold up plaees, and they made a business of it, and some of these gangs-.had com mitted any number of hold-ups, and one member of one of the' .gangs' ex plained that his gang had killed as many as 20 vicunas. The evidence in these easer showed that ihey killed recklessly and wantonly. la none of the cases of the character X have .referred to, were there any colored defendants; aU white men; and ihe cases .were of the most "I just want to mako that one point to this commission; that never in the history of this community has there been so many vicious crimes' committed by white men as at the present-time. Young white men banded together in gangs go out and hold up people right and left and shoot them down. I notice that there are a few colored 'imitators of the white mejv but the real bad gun men of the City of Chicago at the pres ent time are mostly young white men. Sez Crimea? "I do not. think Negroes are more liable to commit sex crimes than whites; I tried a colored man. about six or eight years agofor rape. He founded an alleged colored orphan, asylum. The evidence showed that he had raped a number of young children in that place. Ha was' nroseuta bv colored, people and he got life in the penitentiary. He waa the only colored man tfcat-w ever tried before Jne eharged with any of fense of that character. The ehfldrcn in that case were colored. I have tried a jxnmb'er of white men for rape, and while I have had ten or a dozen eases maliciously destroy, damage, injnre.o . deface any building usod or designed for human occupancy, or shall attempt! -so,to do by means eifSmy bomb, dyna mite or other explosive, or by means of any instrument or implement and there by shall injure any human being, whoth--'" . er such human, being be an. inmate of '' sueh structure or otherwise, shall be im- -prisoned in the penitentiary for a period" - -of not less than One year nor moro than- twenty-five yars. Section 3. Whoever shall stand by and aid or abet, or assist, or whoever, not being present, aiding, abetting or"" " assisting, shall advise, encourage, aid or abet the perpetration of 'sueh wilful and malicious act, 'Shall bo considered', as principal and shall be punished'' ae- " cordingly. - Delegation of pin pr sharp headed . -colored men. after stealing all the thunder, they possibly could from the columns of this newspaper, called on Mayor William. Hale Thompson, who requested them to tell their bombing, troubles to-AI- derman Louis B. Anderson. . TajcsdajnoQB.aieI;Qji4titu.tcAdele- gatiorr of pin or sharp headed colored mart whose namos will not -be pub lished in these eolumes at the present time, after poorly or-carcfully reading everything which has appeared in these columns for the past three weeks in relation to bombing the homes of colored people residing in the second ward or on the South side called on, Mayor William Hale Thompson each mother's son-of-a-gun of them using all of the stolen-thun der from this paper while-they were engaged in conversing with Mayor Thompson, not one of them who cu deavorcd to shine as they had never shincd -before and seemingly none of them, being capable of bringing forth one original idea Mayor Thompson gave them the rush out or the once over tnc same lime requesting tnem to call on Alderman Louis B. Ander son and tell their bombing troubles to him. The self appointed colored delega tion filed oufof Mayor Thompson's private office very much up.in the air and some of jfe-membcrs were talking Very loud as to what they would or would -not do. . Some" bat-eyed socalled leaders, ' never will learn any sense for several weeks it was pointed out in these col umns that Hon; Louis B. Anderson, Hon.SEdward H. Wright, Hon. Oscar Dc Priest, Hon. Robert R. Jackson . . and Hon. James A. Scott, at the pres- . cnt time hold the destiny of the jne - hundred and fifty thousand colored ' -people residing in this city in the' :' fhoUoar, ,oL thcic-polijjral.. hands Jmd, that it was up to them to invite some of the rank and file -of the colored "" race to join with them in a. delegation , and call on Mayor Thompson in rela-" tion to bombing the homes of colored people, but the would-be smart defe gation endeavored to plow around the . five distinguished gentlemen men-.. tioncd before, walk over them and hobnob with Mayor Thompson, dealt'., them a severe jolt in their necks and- requested them to return back' to their political bosses or leaders if theywished to talk to any one about -v. the bombing of the homes of the col-. -" ored in the second ward or on the .. South side. One thousand years hence, those' selfish and narrow minded one day leaders of the colored race, may learn .. this self-evident and everlasting truth, -' namely, that those who attempt to score a point against the right, load ' the diccVagainst themselves; that those who commend the brutalities of the past and who fail to cry out aloud from the mountain tops at the present -time against wrong and injustice are simnlv assisting to sow the seeds for. I future crimes. CHZOAGO ANARCHISTS I vicious, type X haveL known in my 34--of crimes vs. ehildrcs, in. my twelve year of -experience in the Criminal years' .experience oa'the bench I4iave Comrt. ; .- - l " (Continued on page2- " Appomattox Club House, 3632 Orand Blvd. . ' Jesse -Bag-, 5922 Sosth Park Av . Chas: Burgess, 3710 Graad Blvd: William "Woods, 4660 Erairle Aye. J Suspected of. renting toolored. Wifikmjacksdnr jWovE. th-Hace: Powell -WiHrinsqu; 5223, Indiana 'Ate. -'--: ','---"-:- arrraentbuildmg.4930 Calumet Ave: - ' .- ' . . Apartment building, 4119. Lake Par Ave-" .-v ' ' VV- . BT. Powell, 423 "E.. 48th PJace. -"irecd -tHHibard 4331- -Vincesnes Ave, ' -..' ' : " ' " parfmefittb5diagi,43rd andXSraad Blvd. - -- r - "--' - -: A-ment.6ildmg',.740-E, 4Si.S 'oplcd-by -a whk? family hohadi ThWoUow hontesTand perty oSce1cea usableMo, - ad a. aj wax bowled ni k nt-Jught. No. ar rests de oy the poCce. bAer'boHBsb&zsToflie HW-estaadf .-. ... -.. -T " !. "lAt I tser pcopctry9was- we es .et..occr- belonging to white persons nave been ofed-jpeoplei t A; -Connor, 6557 Bisiop SL "JtCr -1519. W. B. AMtm, whke Ijy5an,,lfld-Bellview PJace. "Wja ow ''brekeiJ,? Hte-popcctv. -at 4807 Grand Blvd. 1a Richard B; Har rison, i Kegro. - r Dec 6, 1919, white real estate firm. Hobbs & -.Grubbs, 454 JL. 47th .St-j th? colored race hereabouts, will claim Dec. "12, 1919, home-ojL Harry -J- Cofemanr418 E. 4Sth PIaf Wealthy realty man. Sold bniidrngto Ne groes. Sister.attempted 'to' put out J bomb seriously injured-, . Hurled through doorj limbs biiy burned. Feb, .1, 1920 William Au$6ar, 103 Bcllview Places, .Rented property to Negroes; - . - Feb. 10, 1920, Mrs. W. D- O'Brien. J-Had sold .property at 3632-Grand JSIvri. to Appomattox, Una- Hacrnot Hoved--t tfinei.of bombing;.,;" Win dows broken. -' " . v ' ' Feb. 13, 1920; South" .Hamlm Ave, I bombed for selling property to col-.f Damage $1,000. AmedJiljAJ-ahder Gdbmsv said to have sold real,estate to Negroes in white -Jocalitk. - March 11, 1920, Mioses Fox.- Sold propcrtjito Hid Jiol m It k presumed that the soft or the rattle-brained, loud-mouthed preach ers and the aheep-headed leaders ot that they furnished old Taylor with allof the above-stated' facts,' but thdr statements in- that respect will be as far" from the absolute truth the bright .shining sun isfrptn .the earth. Now in the name of allthe-gods cri once we again humbly implore Hon. Edward H. Wright, .. Hon Louis B, Anderson, Hon. Oscar De Priest, Hon, Robert R, Jackson and the Hon, James A. Scott to call on oegroesT J3aoge && j5 M ct inoiktr-oor- TOOved." yff-Cx ' ? ' iewriet 'In. Ghxagpv.5 . - When the Chicago, rioters of a few months ago got their fill of .Jighting; It was thought that quiet and order were assured for at least a reasonable' time. Bnt.it seems that the whole thing must be rehashed) before8ome of the lawless element learns its lasting lessen. At stated Intervals, some coward sneaks to some Tesideneo or some build ing occupied by colored Americans and seta oft- a malicious bomb, thereby de stroying property and jeopardizing human life. This practice bears all the ear-marks of anareats. The maliciousness, of the, practice self-evident; There has ben aered no offense to any one by any of' the Xhi eago colored citizens They live-to themselves, attending to their own busi ness, and cirenlatiag. exclarively among themselves. They have thefrGwa baaf- sea relations, their own social -eireles, and their own little colony. -They are satisfied with themselves, aad are .satis fied to remain -to themselves. This, isolation does not seeat to ap peaSev the bloodthirsty clement of whites who are not content io remain to them-1 selves; -but who' are bent upon visltiag upon, the colored people all Ida i of dictrfss, loss and asnoyaaee. That i praetisea as bomb tirowiag,. and bh pkatiag' can-thriTfl in Chieajm p Mayor Villiam Hale Thompson and arge him to take; n bold .step-forward and honestly" endeavor '-to end thejtaiily a refection; spon the eitjoe rcin of terror in the wray-of bomb-' ings of theTioracs, of Jiighly Tespect- aole colored people" residing m the. Second "Ward or on tht.Scath Side aathoriHes, to say Bothiag of ouxJlmeT. lean dvDka-os. Sack disaster as was visited colored- people witHn the . past two wee f 4s calculated to stir race fee-Sg tothebreaiiBg:piaL Ifaeft.irsnste of the country must "understand that the-. Negroes were not the aggressors. They can not defend against thieves end . prowlers who walk in the night. They ' have no protection against plotters and schemers' who resort to secrecy aad darkness as a. means of aceom plishing their wieked. purposes. The colored, people may bear and forbear, but event ually the smouldering feeling-will find an outlet- When, it does, the bloodshed and murder wilt be chargeable directly to the bomb plotters among the degen erate wMtes. Tho .Courier, Pittsburgh,' Pa May 7, 192L THE DOUGLASS . ' - NATIONAL- BANK i Will -Soon-Throw Its Doors -Open- for; Business at Thirty-Second -: " -'- and State Streets . . ? Vithh the past twowicks. the pro- movers of the - Dquglass National-?- -Bank, which will have the. distinction of being the only national banking-" institution controlled by colored petf pie, secured its charter from the--comptroller of the currency at Wash ington, XL C, authorizing it to trans- . act a national banking business. i.-f' , Its capital wl be ZOOtOOOpsnTplus S60.OOO. Its ofScers- axie as- follows: P.. W. Chavers; president: MajffR. I Jackson.'vice-presidcnfc; Board of di- rectors: O. F Smith, chairman, pres- . iaent of CItens, Trust Baafc; P. V Chavers, maanfacjnrer; Maj. R. R? Jackson,, publisher; Rev. J. W. RobV msoa, pastor .St MarkJs . M,-E. Charch; Dr. Edward S MtflerfBy- I.---.-.- -U m-mmim t ,n,t- - Xt- .T A I " - "' ' ijit-- fc .- jyi5Yf - Pcvjri wKmT- -. M .-S3 - '& - ? & r ..'.- Z- v '. rT jF. v X. E-TE iJE.