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THE BROAD AX. SATURDAY, MAY 14, 192L
y.- I V j. f 4- m ' -,""-- THE BROAD AX Published Erexy Saturday In this city since July 15th, 1899, without missing one single issue. ,Re- . -".pabucaBs, Democrats, Catholics, Fro i testahts, Siagie Taxers, Priests, infi- dels'or anyone else can have their say as Jong as their language is prober 'sad responsibility is fixed. - ,The Brpad Ax is a newspaper whose .platform, is broad enongh for all,vcr "claiming-the- editorial right to speak. , its own mind. Local communications will receive "jttention. Write only OS one side of the paper. Subscriptions, must be 'paid in ad- vynce. ' , " ' One Year". . .-. $2.00 ' Hx Months I ...,$L00 Advertising rates made known on -aoplication. , Hdress all communication to - ' THE BRCfAI AX 'JE306' So. Elizabeth St, Chicago. HI. Phone Wenwort& 2597 JULIUS F. TAYLOR Editor and Publisher Associate Editor DR. M. A. MAJORS 4700, South State Street Pnon Drexel 1416 Hm sBil MAY 14, 1921. VOL. XXVI. No. 34. Entered as .Second-Class Matter, Aug. 19, 1902, at the Post Office at Chicago, IIL Under Act of March 8. 1879. HON. THOMAS a WINDES The Highly Honored Dean of the Circuit Court Bench of Cook County, Who Will Receive the Votes of -Many Colored Feople in His Race for Re-election to His Honored Position; for He Is One oftfie Best and Fairest Circuit Court Judges in this City or County. -CAUCASIAN FOREBODINGS By Dr. M. A.' Majors Japan and China arc smarting under American restrictions. It is strange that the paupers of Europe may come to America at will and yet the industri ous Japanese and Chinese are kept out of America. It is not any secret, and . our people admit it as an evident fact. There- is consequence a plenty, the Chinese and Japanese arc superior a the Jew and the Italian in a great many things. The write race is afraid of the yel low and brown races and wherein lies their fearf They breed fastor, live on less, thrive ( like the Negro race under adverse cir cumstances, are "haughty and proud and will not cower, or be a subject people. But this has nothing to do with keeping down and out an industrious earnest The laws of that state will stretch across the continent and grab a violator of a white girl's virtue and society for gives him if he makes restitution by marrying the girl who was tempted and yielded. But no protection is given the colored girl, no restitution is possible for her if the -man in the case is white. What a mockery! What hypocrisy! Despite all their talk about social su periority it is an evident-fact there has been a great deal of "social equality," between white men and colored women evidence that walks around on two legs. White men pursue colored women openly and brazenly and if the 'woman yields as women have yielded since the beginning of time the honor of a mock and empty marriago is denied her, if she is colored. Anti-marriage laws, whether in Indi ana or Georgia arc shams and shames. But abovfe everything else they are meaningless for in this mating business statutes have no effect. As an individual we may wonder why a colored woman would want to marry a white man or vice versa, but in the last "if'i nTwV7r' THE REAL ESTATE, MORTGAGE AND BOND CORPORATION Incorporated Under the Laws of the State,of Illinois for One Hundred Thousand Dollars, Is Now Ready for Business people who have rirbts. W tavA an ide tfcnt ATn.nV. .. I analysis we must confess .. I KnaifiAo Tivif )Aii rt ur Tt ' is using au us power to Head off tnei "-"'" "" -" -" nal consummation of God's plan. There is but one race the human race. Miscegenation is the great moral hurri cane that is sure to sweep the world. To no one race is there privilege or plenary concubinage such as the white man practices in the south. But the whirlwind of color is sure to smite him and swallow him in the centuries yet . unborn.' I We merelv protest acainst the injus tice of a law that says they shall not. White men, some of importance too, live in open adultery with colored women, have children, leave them money in their 'will and do everything bnt marry. The law winks at it. So ciety shuts its eyes. But they marry and hell breaks loose! What's the big idea? The News, Louisville, Ky., May 7, 192L WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA? This week, in Jeffersonville, IncL, a white man -was given a sentence of ten years in the penitentiary" for marrying . a colored woman. We suppose Tfi Honor, the judge, who gave the sentence ras applying the law. If that is true it means the great State of Tnainnfl a8 a law forbidding, marriage between white and colored people, which followed to its logical conclusion means that the sovereign. State of Indiana endorses and upholds bastardy and all its attendant immorality. IN CITY ON BUSINESS A. Morris Williams of Springfield, 111., imperial regent of the Knights and Ladies of Honor, spent some time during the week in the city vis iting the various lodges, which arc doing a great work Honorable men tion was made of Mrs. Ella G. Berry, local recorder treasurer, and Mrs. Jennie B. Tyler, presiding officer of Liberty Council, -by Mr. Williams in a meeting last Friday vening ' at Bailey's Hall. . V 0Bk For sometime past, quite a num ber of thrifty colored people have been endeavoring to launch ,a real estate, bond and mortgage company or corporation and make it possible for colored people to secure first and second mortgage loans on their prop erty and pay it back in easy monthly payments or on the installment plan, and they finally succeeded in getting Mr. M. 14 Wolfsohn, of Wolfsohn & Bro., real estate investments, suite 1900 to 1904, Gty Hall Square Build ing, interested in the proposition and in a short length of time Mr. Wolf- sohn was able to stand the Real Estate, Mortgage and Bond Corpo ration right straight upon its feet It opened its doors for business the first part of May, in suite 1901, City Hall Square Building, 139 N. Dark Street, Chicago, where the Real Es tate, Mortgage and Bond Corpora tion is making loans on Chicago real estate. Its officers are as follows: Mr. Jo seph E. Snowdcn, president; Mrs. Bertha Montgomery, president of the Women's Permanent Republican Club ofXook County, vice-president; Mr. M. E. Wolfsohn, secretary and treas urer. -Board of directors: Mr. Joseph E. Snowdcn, Mrs. Bertha Montgom ery, Mf. Wa'H. Montgomery, Mr. Wm. Maclntyrc, Mrs. Emma Smith, Mr. George L. Lashley, Mr. C J. Crawford, treasurer of the National Brotherhood of Dining -Car Em ployees, and Mr. M. E. Wolfsohn. Mr. Wolfsohn was born and raised at State and Polk Streets.' In his boyhood days he attended the John Jones School. " He is a first-class business man honest to the 'back bone and a warm friend of the col ored race. Cook County Bar 'Associatlan to Meet Today at Appomattox Club to Vote in Judicial Primary. JUDGE KICKHAK SCANLAN FRLENI OF THE COLORED RACE AND HE WILL BE RE-ELECTED JUDGE a OFCIRCmTCOURT (Concluded from page 1) nover had but one ease of a colored man charged with crimes against chil dren. "The "most prevalent crimes or types of -crimes amongst Negroes according to my observation are gambling, assault cases caused by drinking or women, and petty theft. Susceptibility of the Negro to Arrest? "Negroes are more likely to be ar rested on suspicion than white persons. If you will tcIUmo why race prejudice exists in this world, I will tell you why this is so. I don't think all the police arequito as careful in arresting colored men as they are in arresting white men. I think they are apt to hesitate a little longer when a white man is involved. Discrimination in Court "There is another thing concerning the colored man on trial in the Criminal Court that has to be kept in mind. It is a peculiar thing about human nature, that no man wants to admit that he has prejudices. A man will say on the out side that ho doesn't like the Negro, or doesn't like this person or that person, but you get him under oath in the jury box and in my twelve years on the bench I have never known a juror to admit that he was prejudiced against any race or creed. It goes without say ing that under such a state of affair you will probably get men on the juries that try colored men that have a leaning against them. I would say that where there is a colored defendant and a white prosecuting witness that there would be a gravo danger that the jury might unconsciously favor the white side of the case. I will say that some juries will convict a colored man with less hesitation than theywill convict a white man on the same kind of evidence. For that reason in the cases in which a colored man is involved, I watch the evidence like a hawk. Legal Representation for Negro De fendant "The Negro usually hasn't the money to employ proper attorneys competent attorneys. In two out of three cases tried before me in which there were colored defendants, I had to appoint at torneys to defend them. I appointed white attorneys, becauso when I asked them whom they wanted they told me and I appointed the one they asked and made him serve. Economic and Industrial Aspects of Negro Crime "At one time that I sat in the Crim inal Court there were 150 old bail cases, some of them 8 or 9 years of age, pend ing on the docket. I have no recollec tion that any of these cases involved colored people. Now there is a reason for that: the colored defendant as a rule is unable to give bail. These 150 cases were old bail cases, and therefore it was natural enough that you would not find colored defendants even in this large number of cases. My experience in the Criminal Court is that the colored defendant is usually unable to give bail. He has to stay in jail and therefore his case is very quickly disposed of by the prosecutor. (Defendants locked up are usually tried first.) The colored man, having less opportunities, is more apt to be out of work than the white man and that is one possible reason for the large number of arrests of colored men. I would say that the colored man is neces sarily more apt to be out of work, than the white man. nis sphere is very limited." In passing it might not be Out of place to state that for more than 12 years or before he was first elected to thoCireuit Court bench Judge Scania n has been a constant subscriber to this paper and he is one of our very warmest friends in Chicago. Tho writer, has nothing whatever to do with any of those big leaders of the Republican party who for one reason ot another feel that it is their duty to wage a fight against Judgo Scanlan; that is their business and not ours. As this newspaper is strictly inde pendent in politics it has friends on the Thompson judicial ticket and on the Independent judges ticket which it will loyally support and as Judge Scanlan always tempers justieo with mercy he will inarch on to victory for the third time at the judicial election Monday, June 6. PRESIDENT HARDDNG APPROVES CAMPAIGN TO INDUCE YOUTHS OF NATION TO CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION rSDccia! to The Broad Ax) Washington, D. C President Har ding has given his approval and good will to the second annual "Go to High School, Go to College" drive which b a nation-wide campaign to encourage Negro youths to continue their education, being conducted this week. May 8th, to 15th, by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the pioneer Negro college fraternity, at its vari ous chapters situated throughout the United States. In a letter to Norman L. McGhce, the general secretary of the fraternity, President Harding wrote that the results of the first drive held June 6 to 12, 1920, seems to justify the repetition of the effort this year. "The Teed for effective work to reduce illiteracy among the colored people," he added, "is very great arid manifestly it can be ac complished chiefly through the equip ment of members of the colored race to do educational work among their own people. You may be sure of my earnest sympathy jand good will." Last year 2,000 aftmbers of the Alpha Phi Alpha located in all parts of the country carried the gospel of "stay in high school" and "go to col lege" to 500 schools, 700 churches and to a half million parents and pupils.- It is the hope of the frater nity to reach one million pupils this year. wild warm family JHBSrallK 3S IH IKXVL 4a HIIIIIaBllllBb. aaaaaaaaftaaBaaaaaaaaaaHB?lra59B!lU .....HibbbHbbbbbH BB.HBi.aaaaaaaaBaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaHEiHft ByiillFjl.aaaaH ha HON, JAMES W. BREEN First Assistant Corporation Counsel of Chicago; the Tho Republican Candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court ofC County, Whose Thousands of Loyal Friends Look Unnn u a Dead Sure Winner, Monday, June 6. uPn Hunj, Nyack, N, Y. -"What is to be don with a wild man from the mountains, his wife and his four children?" The town board of Nyaek perplexedly is asking itself this question at the present time. From the desolate interior of the Bamapo mountains, "Old Man" Thomp son, unwashed, uncombed, clothed only in an old shirt and a pair of trousers held together by a rope, followed by his wife, ragged and unkempt in a black wrapper, and four children, half clothed, appeared in the village of Pearl Biver last Thursday. Apparently the family never had been in a civilized community for Thompson does not know bis own first name. The only name he has for his wife Jft "woman" and he hasn't names at all for his children. They never have seen a eomb nor a newspaper, and the children never have had a day's schooling. 8hortly after their arrival, they were found in possession of a tumble-down shack on the edge of Pearl Biver. The village not knowing what to do, passed the buck to Nyack. And Nyack is In a quandry. GARVEY INCOME BARED Huge Salaries Paid While President General Draws $22,000 Per Year COME ON IN THE PICTURES ARE FINE Join the Beauty Contest At its last meeting on Friday night, the Cook County Bar Association voted to hold a bar primary today at 6 p. m. at tne Appomattox Club, its new head quarters, for the purpose of allowing eaen member to express bis preference or the candidates for the bench to be elected In the coming election of June 6th. It is expected that there will be some lively discussion of the matter be fore the session is over. Each and every member of the association is expected to oe present. HON. JOSEPHK HAAS At the last meeting of the Cook County Bar Association held on last Eriday evening, May th, at the Ap pomattoxt Club, its headquarters, Attor ney James G.' Cotter, -formerly assistant Attorney-General of Ulinois, was elected attorney for the association. PUSHING DEVELOPMENTS M. T. Bailey, president The Bailey Realty Co., 3638 State St, has taken over several more blocks of prqperty, several houses and cottages in Mor gan Park, which suburb he is helping to develop for the good of the people. MISS WINSTON IN COUNTRY Miss W. M. Winston, trained nurse at Provident Hospital, who has been ill for more Jthan three weeks with pneumonia, is spending some time in the country, where she is gaining her strength ' REV. McDANLEL RECOVERS Rev. G. H. McDaniel, president The Enterprise Institute, 3l6 Aldine Square, has entirely recovered from an illness which confined him to his residence for more than ten weeks. JThc "Efficient, and Affable Recorder Deed ol Cook County, Wbe - Has Been'sFavocablylCentioofid forsHayor of Chicago, in.192J, . asd jWio Is-Workiag Hard for the -Election o Every Canatdste varib&Jx&epu&ea Judges Non-Partisan Ticket. , ' " RETURNS TO THE CITY Mrs. Marietta Swift-Jordan, 3800 Wabash Ave has returned to the city from Cmrinnati, Ohio, where she accompanied the remains of her hto-' band, 2. T. Jordan, JFor burial. .Mrs. Jordan is formerly, of -St Louis, '3!b. xsmotatj vonn J. M. HfggisbeUaa, tie eatewefal gesarcl eostraetor, kw wved frea 4316 FerestriB aveaae to 4812 St Lawreaee &veM, when ie.aad Mrs. HlaeiBbethas. will be neatly stewed to , . .. .. i T . ' r.-n receive taeur suay awn When they gave you to your mother for your first feed of breast milk, they said you were pretty. All who came to sec you said you were pretty. Nature had expressed her blessing on your head, and you were commis sioned to go forth with a beautiful force, a meteoric illumination of angel smiles concentrated. When you were growing up they said you were the prettiest girl (or somewhere near it) in the city, and everyone commented on your ringlets of curls, and dimpled cheeks, and happy smile. Gcc, you were happy 'then. Every body was making a fuss over your beauty.' THE BROAD AX wants you to join the Beauty Contest If you do not live in Chicago you are just as welcome and just as beautiful as your friends have claimed you were. The conditions: A splendid picture of yourself and $5.00, which will guarantee a uniformity in our pictures. All cuts will cost the same, and help harmonize arrangements. With your application write or have written-100 words of yourself. tome new, do not be slow to grasp the opportunity to help The Broad Ax show to the world that we have the most beautiful women on earth. The big white morning papers are running their Beauty Prize Contests and you are shut out Forget all about what people think, how your friends feel, even make a sacrifice. of your own feelings in ihe matter, in order that The Broad Ax may succeed in showing to the world what race has the most beautiful women. Of course we already know, and it is doubly enjoined upon us to give publication to what we know that's why we publish our paper.. How would you like to receive the check for $250, a trip to Europe or a two-years scholarship? You may be the type of beauty that will win the beanty prize. Apply at once. Send photo and $5.00 and have a place in the world's best Beauty Book; Address - The Broad Ax Beauty Dept 4700 South State street Chicago. H. L. Coriey, Manager. New York. The divorce proceed ings against Marcus Garvey, have re sulted in bringing into open court the salaries of the Provisional President of Africa and the Universal Improve ment Association, which make a com bined sum of"$22,000. The papers filed in the suit reveal the other' salaries of the officials of this movement and show for instance, the salary of Rev. Eason is $10,000 per annum, of Mrs. Henrietta Vinton Davis, $6000; of Counsellor Wilfred Smith $7000; of Counsellor William H. Matthews, $6000; of Auditor Eli Garcia, $5000; of musicians of the Black Star Line, $22 per week and various other salaries on a scale equally faTr and adequate for the pre paration and ability of the employees. Garvey is at present touring the West Indies, campaigning for in- cracscd membership ui his organiza tion. Mrs. Garvey, who is a Jamai cian, cfaims that Garvey feels that she is not "great enough" for him, now he has gained the title of His Excellency. The Provisional Presi dent of Africa, President General of the Black Star Line, et al." The trip to Liberia, -which was ad vertised to be made by one of the Black Star fleet, seems to have fallen through. GOVERNOR ASKS GEORGIA TO BE JUST TO NEGROES Atlanta, Ga-Gov Doner nafc ply tonight to to cnt.ci.ms dirt-M at h.m since his pubhcation m , rl .of 135 alleged caes of imsfrfafattt ui negroes m beorsia, and dechrci "the Xcgro has bttn abutted to mistreatment in Gtorga iad tht time hascome to inaucuratc a Mw if we arc to retain our own tH-t. spect and maintain our position as i civilized people before the world" Since 1855, the goternor sad, there have been 415 Xcroe lynched a Georgia. The replies were made to ludgeL T. Shirley and Solicitor General JL L. Felts of the Superior court of Toombs circuit of U arranton ui to Judge E. H. Searc ot the 'apera court of Flint circuit, Gnf?a The former tw o had taken ecert on to statements made whh th lit is sued by the governor White Man Sent to Jail ton te ta Ten Years for Manyiag i Dotal Woman. JOHN C. CANNON MADE COLLECTOR OF U. S. REVENUE From one to ten years in the Induct reformatory and a fine of 11,000 is tht penalty which Carl Johnson nut pJ for having married a colored vott In passing sentenco in the Clark G cuit Court, Jeffersonville, Jndge Jisfl W. Fortune expreed regret that it could not make the punishment caa severe. President Harding nominated Hon. John C Cannon to be collector of internal revenue for the First Illinois District Monday. The confirmation will be voted this week, after which Mr. Cannon will take over the duties of the office from Harry W. Mager, the present collector. In the past Mr. Cannon has hon orably served as election commi sioner'and as a member of the Lin coln Park Board and as its "superin tendent, and hosts of warm friends feci that he will make- good as inter nal revenue collector for Cbicago. ENTERTAIN WITH MIDNIGHT LUNCH Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shanklin. 1653 Fulton St, entertained at her residence a number of her friends at a midnight, luncheon following the annual sermon of Odd Fellows held at Friendship Baptist Church. FOB SALE. FINE SILK LINED Prince Albert C & V. Size 37. Phone Rogers Park S678. Adv. In a few years from now, "ye goal, how sillv such stuff will sound. Boa the law and tae judgf are as f moved from justiee a f mm Christianity as far from culture as from civilizatiM. Had this white man lived with tils woman, and, in the language of Shaio peare, reared a brnod of tatardi, le would have reaped the applanse of li white fellow citizens But things eoaH have been worse. Had he leea colored and the woman white, he wonld ! been lynched. There are lots of other whites de scended from Just such stock Ti why there are so many lynchers. German House Pipes in Demand. The early German "houe pipes" much prized by collectors. They v of fornifdable size, some of them hold Ing as much as a pound of tobacco. These pipes are usually of porcelaJ. beautifully molded and decorated. Poorly ArransecL Some things seem por'J' tmSZ A man Is generally able to pocket W pride, but a woman trho has pride has few pockets. Boston W script TO HOLD MEETING The Virginia Society will hold, its monthly meeting at headquarters, 3638 State St, secosd .floor, Wednes day evening; May 18, at which time all Virginians are requetsed to be presentl ' . ' ' HON. DAVID F. MAtCHETT Court Independent Non-Partisan Candidate for Judge of the Circuit 1 of; ,Coolc 'County. "Justice Knows No Politics," and J Matchett'Is Bound to be Re-elected to Monday, June 6. o tonnes, -- -a the Circuit Court & k "-:- . . - . Y 5-'' . .&- a ZU&B&z. a.i.Aa- . j.-..