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SfB&y ? THE BROAD AX CHICAGO, ILL, SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 192L No. 49 -i?v- r. r0U XXVL The Daughters of national Order of Twelve, iairi,ational Grand Temple ,-jjolc of the International 1jwrTi-lvc are in session at 2S A- M-E- Church - l nA -h Ac. and East 24th St . . rn - .n 500 delegates arc in at pc trom twenty-three states, ,,-J, ;rom the southern states. The c convened at 10 A. M. Tucs 9 sir Knizht S. A. Jordan of J,, Rod. Ark. presiding officer, eti t'ie morning session. He ap led -Vce important committees f rcd.ntials, finance and grand (gctr.- reports. Short addresses made bv Prof. E. Hcrford of frrfsn Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bailey r Tfxa. Rev. H. W. Jamison, rep rs tK Grand Lodge of the g f. "ill many others delivered .-C t V i, ;h zoning a reception was .; -ho church and Col. R- A. vKPT- s Reed of Texas. L. F. f,it. 0. 1'1-rois J. H. Hcniford of V-- - r F Mustclle of Alabama. - R, H F. Stewart, pastor of H- (Tuial. delivered the leading V-x'a M Johnson. H. E. Caroline a H P 1 1 e. sreneral chairman of . t'ioti committee. W. T. Alcx aif acted a-- master of ceremony, it Won. I. C. G. M.. expressed esc' W'11 i:rt'at satisfaction on the artoa' mil financial growth of the ederand pnticipatcs the Internation al In-cranoe Ppartment He states tkt the li'tli triennial session is the S7ft n tc history of the order. M' Rhr-.Ia M. Johnson, S. G., qstn of Illinois, escorted eighteen auddnll tnm members from Quincy, P.. Cart C A Bailey, from Gal-twe-i. Tea. and twenty-six Pala trs Guard all boys who have seen met m France. Capts nhur Bell and J. A. Hol fcway oi Little Rock, Ark., with Coapaaies 1 and 2, composed of fifty bo who have seen service in ttsct Ladies' Culture Drill Team eusaco. with Capt. Carrie Scams. J" 2 ent. - the prize contest drill I'tKachth .irmory Friday night fe Martha Hicklin of Spring "& 111 . tin mother of the organiza fca a th state, graced the meeting. SiKifr Hicklin is 82 years old. fc. H P Ltc, S. G. P. of Ilinois, "d 5Jr Xtttie Speedy were pre dated hngi. baskets of flowers. Mrs. Xacy Rairu. one of the new Prin zes, is plamg a conspicuous part a tit grand ses-ion. She believes in fartisme; and letting the world the ordrr is moving on. Wednesday .cning the triennial imaon was delivered by Rev. W. J. J. Srs of California. Rev. J. S. Adair master of ceremonies. Scventy- Present and Past State and In kational High Priestesses -wore Pple robes while seventeen Queen Cotters wore pink robes and march- inmnd the church in their glory. j'e Fannie Springs of Dewmaine, aois, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. yRs. sang "America" very charm- Wednesday was spent in listening be various reports of the Inter "aal Grand Officers. The reports Governor takes awfue slap at ku klux klan. Dortam. N. C "I have paid noat tion since I have been Governor 10 dozens of falsehoods put into cir ftloa about me, but -whoever in- Brnce Craven, Grand Dragon a Kn Klux Klan in North Caro f1. and published in the press of the ,J. that I made application for aenbcrship in the Kn Klux Klan, is r" declared Governor Morrison. statement came from the Gov- 0r after an announcement was de by Major Brnce Craven, de- TS the "Klan" disbanded and ned, and in wnJch statement Craven asserted that he had J led to join the "Klan" after he bn informed that men like t0r Simmons, Governor ilorri- Gtnptrai tj i? ' ... f. . i "iarag ana omers srexe apel 1 his Week. Sir Knight S. A. Jordan, I. C. M., Ably Presided Over the Sessions. showed great increase in the mem bership and finance the past year. Thursday was taken up with com mittee reports and election of offi cers. Hon. S. A. Jordan was elected I. C. G. if. by the unanimous vote of the Grand Body. Also A. R. Chinn, C. G. M. of Missouri, elected I. C G. Secretary'. The, International President, S. A. Jordan, paid a high tribute to the heads of the various state depart ments for the encouragement for the organization in general and for the good work performed in the various states He also advised them to be faithful in the discharge of their du ties, to be honest to their duties, to the organization, to build up a strong hold throughout the country and to make 'business for the boys and girls of the race. The' following are the International officers of the Knights and Daughters of Tabor: International Officers Sir. S. A. Jordan, I. C. G. M Little Rock. Ark.; Dtr. Jennie Jones. I. G. H. P., Jacksonville. III.; Sir. S. S. Reid, I. V. G. M- Marshall. Texas; Dtr. Mattie Brooks, I. V. G. P.. Dcs Moines, Iowa; Sir. A. R. Chinn. I. C G. S Glasgow, Mo.; Dtr. Anna M. Bowman. I. C. G. R., Louisville. Ky.; Sir. Seth Xcal, I. C G. T., Guthrie, Okla.; Sir. G. E. Xcwstcll, I. G. P. P., Montgomery, Ala.; Dtr. Elle E. Faison, 1. G. Q. M Indianapolis, Ind. The following arc the Grand State officers of Illinois: Grand 'Officers Sir L. F. Finnic C G. M.; Dt. H. P. Lee, C H. P.; Sir J. H. Fisher, V. G. M.; Dt. Annie Harvey, V. H. P.; Sir A. L. Peoples. C G. S. : Dt. Rosa Fouche. V. G. R.: Sir Mays, C. G. Treas.; Sir Sides, C G. O.; Dt. Libbic Johnson, C G. Pres.: Sir T. W. Jones, G. -P. P.; Dt. R. M. Johnson. G. G. M.; Sir Parker, G. D. M.; Dt Laura Acklin, G. I. S.; Sir Jackson, O. S. Members of the General Committee for the Knights and Daughters of Tabor: General Committee Sir Alexander. Dtr. Covington. Dtr. Holmes, Dtr. Hatcher, Sir Craven, Dtr. Collins, Dtr. Saunders, Dtr. Jackson, Dtr. Mason. Dtr. Broomfield. Dtr. Brown. Sir Keller, Dtr. Wise, Sir Craw ford; Dtr. Wimp, Dtr. Sparks, Sir Keel ing. Dtr. Britton. Sir Mays, Sir Walton, Dtr. Smothers. Dtr. Raney, Dtr. Giles, Dtr. Shelton,, Dtr. Van Nov, Dtr. Amos. Dtr. Kennedy, Dtr. Bettle, Dtr. White, Dtr. Williams, Dtr. Champpin. Dtr. Howard, Dtr. Blanney, Dtr. Wilkcrson, Dtr. Brown. Dtr. Milan, Dtr. Hudson. Dtr. Speedy, Sir Parker, Dist Deputy; Dtr. Lee. C G. P. Chairman; Dtr. Smith, Private Secretary;, Dtr. Wilkison, Dtr. Bradford, Dtr. Parker, Dtr. badie to wards, Sir Jones, Sir Gillum. Members of the General Committee of the International Order of Twelve: Dtr. H. P. Lee, Chairman of General Committee; Sir J. Parker, Assistant Chairman of General Committee; Sir J. t tzvs Chairman of Float Committee; Dtr J. Hackett, Chairman of Restora tion Committee; Dtr. Benard, Chairman t unn'niT rhmmittee: Dtr. Wise, Chairman of Meals Committee; Sir Wm. F. Campbell, Chairman of lram com mittee. DOINGS AT THE APPOMATTOX CLUB FOR THE REMAIN DER OF AUGUST Wednesday evening, August 24th, from 9 P. M. to 1 A. M., an informal reception and dance waS held m honor of the visiting Quests to this "Midsummer musicale, direction of T Gray Lucas, Sunday afternoon, Au gust 28th. 3 to 5 o'clock. Program by prominent artists. Members and friends invited. DR. CROSSLAND MADE WAR RISK BUKJSAU now Washington, D.C-Dr. J. R .A. Crossland of St Joseph has been named as head of the Negro division r .t- -ij- u:.!- Insurance Bureau- He will have charge of the , claim, ; for the hundreds of Coiorea .u.,..,. - fought in the great war. It W . .. - :.hnnt will carry a posed tne appu""- - . - . $6000 salary. Dr. Crossland took of Ta Uf COMMODORE PECK, HONOR ARY PRESIDENT, CHICAGO WOMAN'S BAND Commodore Ferdinand Peck, Chi cago's oldest native-born citizen. born in 48, has not curbed his in domitable, restless, creative genius. Not satisfied with "conquering" kings of Europe, as he did preceding the World's Fair, gaining uniform support of that enterprise from abroad; not satisfied with the concep tion and erection of the first Con federate monument in the North; not satisfied with being the "Father of Grand Opera" in promoting the Opera Festival of 1885 in the Old Exposi tion Building on the Lake front; 'not satisfied with the creation of the fa mous Auditorium of Chicago, nor with the great American commercial caravan he led to the Paris Exposi tion of 1900: not stopping with the successes following in his wake in the founding of many other Chicago pub lic institutions of gigantic propor tions, the insatiable energy of Com modore Peck has impelled him to a part in Mayor Thompson's recent Pageant of Progress, the shining light of which was the Chicago Wo man's Band which has been breathed into active, public being by the com modore. This leader of men and things swung this band into the pa rade preceding the pageant where, re splendent in their crimson capes, skirts and turbans, 160 girls, com posing the band, proved the great at traction of the Pageant of Progress and continued their daily attractive ness midst the plaudits of the gath ered multitudes at that great event No musical institution of Chicago has, trained a olace in the hearts of Chi- cagoans more quickly than has this band. From its general director, John S. Greenwalt, its charming con ductor, Miss Miriam Greenwalt, its stately, graceful drum major. Miss Ruth Sinclair, down to the last of the twentv drummers, the organization is thoroughly loyal to Chicago and inrcc the musical harmony it can pro duce and will continue to produce to please the ears of its thousands of hearers wherever they play. rnmmodore Peck predicts that tne band will soon be world-famous. En gagements are awaiting tnem ai "White Gty," Milwaukee and In- K-nnlU. and applications lor en gagements are coming in daily. The organization is incorporaicu uuu the laws of the Mate oi mmou. - - ...tJntr held recently in the office of Commodore Peck the fol lowing officers were selected Honorary President rerunuBu W. Peck. mc?C HVQlBbw' i h MH tf . ,i" SIR KNIGHT S. 4 JORDAN The Head and the Front of the Knights and Daughters of Tabor President Mrs. Samuel S. Hut chinson. Vice-President W. X. Horner. Manager and Secretary Mrs. K. C. Raclin. Corresponding Secretary Mrs. Ferdinand W. Pirnat General Director John S. Green walt Conductor Miss Miriam Green walt. Trustees Mrs. Samuel S. Hutchinson, W. X. Horner, Mrs. Jacob Baur, Mrs. Jean Prcscott Adams, Mrs. Walter Lyt ton, John' S. Greenwalt, Mrs. K. C Raclin. The band is also sponsored by the Illinois Women's Athletic Club and Mayor William "Hale Thompson is honorary member. THE MEETING OF THE NA TIONAL NEGRO BUSINESS LEAGUE AT ATLANTA, GA. Last week the National Negro Business League held forth at Atlanta, Ga., and all of its sessions were large ly attended at the Wednesday eve ning session was attended by fully five thousand people. The meeting was held at the Auditorium Armory. Mayor James J. Key, who was ac companied by Hon. John J. Eagan, a banker of Atlanta, spoke in terms of earnest approval of the efforts of the Colored people ob Atlanta and of Georgia to win a place in the busi ness world. He referred in detail not only to what Colored business men are accomplishing but to what the city of Atlanta is doing in the way of encouraging them. President's- Annual Address. The address of Dr. R. R. Moton, president of the National Negro Busi ness League, was the feature of the Wednesday evening session. Dr. Moton's address was well received by the large and enthusiastic audience present Officers Elected by Acclamation. At the conclusion of the president's annual address, Dr. Emmett J. Scott, the executive secretary of the Na tional Organization advanced to the front of the platform and m a short address called attention to the need of harmony among the Colored peo ple of the United States and empha sized the need and necessity of there being complete harmony among all connected with the league if it is to achieve its greatest success. He con cluded his remarks by offering a mo tion that the rules of the organization be suspended and that Dr. Moton be re-elected by acclamation as presi dent of the league for another year. Meeting Held Forth at Dr. Moton in turn made an address of similar character and concluded his remarks by offering a motion that the rules be suspended and that Dr. Emmett J. Scott be re-elected by ac clamation as secretary of the league for another year. Similar motions were nude by Honorable Perry W. Howard, special assistant to the at torney general of the United States, and president of the National Negro Bar Association, that the rules be suspended and that Bishop Robert E. Jones, chairman of the executive com mittee of the national organization. be re-elected by acclamation as chair man of the executive committee. Fol lowing Mr. Howard's motion, Mrs. Booker T. Washington offered a mo tion that the Treasurer, Mr. Charles l H. Anderson, of Jacksonville, Florida, alo be re-elected by acclmation ' Each one of these motions as offered v as unanimously adopted. j A feature of the Wednesday even linc's program was the story told by Mr. Henry H. Pace, President of the Pace Phonograph Corporation of j New York City, of the manufacturing ;of phonograph records of Negro voices by a Negro company. Mr, Pace tated that the aim of the com pany was to afford to Negro persons of musical talent the opportunity to have their art recorded and to open places of agreeable employment for larger numbers of the race. President of Liberia Present At the Thursday morning session Dr. Scott, the Executive Secretary, called attention to a telegram just received from President Charles Dun bar Burgess King.'of Liberia, announc ing that he would reach Atlanta for the Thursday evening session. Presi dent King, who was accompanied by Dr. Ernest Lyon, Lfberian Consul General, received a most cordial wel come from the delegates. It was the first time for many of the delegates to see a live President of a Negro Government Social Entertainments. Among the social features of the Business League Convention were the Barbecue and open air session at Mr. David T. Howard's farm to which place the entire delegation journeyed by automobile Thursday afternoon, August 18th, to partake of this re fresbine southern style of picnic Also the lawn party given Friday afternoon, August 19th, at the home of Mr. A. F. Herndon, a member of the Executive Committee of the Na tional Neero Business League, and Mrs. A. F. Herndon in honor of the occasion. HON. JAMES HAMILTON LEWIS, JEX UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM ILLINOIS, JOINS THE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE AND HE WILL PUT FORTH HIS BEST EFFORTS TO RAISE ONE HUNDRED THOU SAND DOLLARS FOR A GREATER FORT DEARBORN HOSPITAL AND TRAINING SCHOOL FOR COLORED NURSES. The Hon. Thomas Carey, president of the Chicago National Life Insurance Comwny, has been selected General Chairman of the Fort Dearborn Hospital and Training School for Nurses Campaign Com mittee. First Vice-Chairman will be Julius F. Taylor, Editor of The Broad Ax. Mr. Carey will have charge of the entire campaign from now on, and has selected members of the executive committee consisting of Jesse Binga, banker; Alfred Clover, general man ager of the Public Life Insurance Company, Alexander Flower, cam paign trcasuror. .president of the Roosevelt State Bank, Chas. B. Travis, real estate broker; Frank L. Gillespie, president of Liberty Life Insurance Company. The new- members of the campaign committee arc: Congressman Mar tin B. Madden, Honorable Joseph F. Haas, county recorder; Hon. Dan iel Ryan, president Board of County Commissioners; Hon. Henry Stuckart, former City and County Treasurer; Mr. A. L Whitmcr, president of the COLORED MAN APPOINTED ASST. SECRETARY OF INTERIOR. Washington, D. C Not only is Henry O. Flipper, assistant secre tary of Interior in charge of Alaskan railways, regarded as a queer duck because he keeps to himself and makes very few friends, but few peo ple know how it happened that the first appointment Secretary Fall made was that of former Lieut Flipper. The story runs that young Flipper, shortly before his graduation from West Point, met Senator Fall, run ning a ranch down in New Mexico. The colored lad, just out of school, made friends rapidly with the white rancher, urged him to study and go to school and supervised his Teading. Largely through Flipper's advice and help. Senator Fall was sent to Con gress and later to the Senate. When a member of the Senatorial Commit tee, investigating the oil situation in Mexico, the then Senator Fall made Lieut Flipper Spanish interpreter and while Mr. Fall headed the committee Lieut Flipper did most of the work. When President Harding elevated the New Mexico senator to the post of secretary of Interior, one of the Senator's first steps was to look up Henry Flipper and give him a $5,000 job. Not only did the secretary of Interior appoint Mr. Flipper, but he said hb desk was large enough to hold all resignations of white people who can t work with him. Lieut. Flinoer is the son of Bishop J. S. Flipper, of Atlanta, Ga., who presides over the 4th A. M. E. dis trict Speaks at Walter Zion Rev. E. D. W. Tones of Washing ton, D. C well known member of the A. M. E. Zion Connection, spoxe morning and evening Sunday at Wal ter's A M. E.' Zion Church. Rev. Jones was once pastor of Zion and a large audience was present at noth meetines to hear him speak. Rev. Jones is being strongly advocated for the bishop to fill a vacancy now existing. Quinn Chicago National Underwriters Com pany. Hon. James Hamilton Lewis," ex United States senator from Illinois; Hon. Miles J. Dcvine, cx-Gty Attor ney of Chicago; Hon. James If. Law Icy, one of the Trustees of the Sani tary District of Chicago: Hon. John F. Dcvine, Clerk of the Probate Court of Cook County: Hon. Samuel A. Ettclson, Corporation Counsel of Chicago; Hon. George F. Harding Jr., City Comptroller of Chicago; Hon. Harry A. Olson, Chief Justice of the Municipal Court of Chicago; Hon. George B. Holmes, Judge of the Mu nicipal "Court of Chicago; Hon. James W Brcen, First Assistant Corpora tion Counsel of Chicago; Hon. John G. Horn, Alderman from the I3th Ward, and Mr. Sandy W. Trice, one of the biggest colored Masons in this city. Other names will be added to the campaign committee next week. The campaign is now in full swing; and September 19th will be the open ing of the big drive. NEGRO WAR VETERANS SET. AUG. 30 FOR FIELD DAY. The annual field day of the George L Giles Post No. S7 of the American Legion, composed of Negro veterans of the world war, will be held Wednesday, August 20, at the Amer ican Giants Park, Thirty-ninth and Wcntworth avc. The post is com manded by James Dickson. A ball game between post members and wounded soldiers of the United States General Hospital, Forty-seventh st. and Drexcl blvd., will be a feature. ATTENDING GRAND LODGE Mrs. Rhoda M. Johnson, state grand princess of Illinois of S. M. T., is in the city attending the grand lodge of the Knights and Daughters of Tabor in session at Quinn Chapel. While here, Mrs. Johnson is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Young, 3556 Giles Ave. Guest of John Mitchell Miss Geraldine Broadus of Leavens worth, Kans., Mrs. Lou Ella Young, Dr. Jefferson of Richmond. Va., George Risen of Danville, Va, M. T. Bailey of the Bailey Press Bureau, were the guests of John Mitchell Jr., Friday evening at the Garrick Theatre where they saw "Up in the Clouds." En route from Topeka, Kans., Mr. Mitchell stopped in the city for twenty-four hours as did Dr. Jefferson and Mr. Risen in company with Mr. MitchelL Called to Springfield Rev. George Anderson, 4509 S. Dearborn street, has been called to Springfield, UL, to take charge of tem porary church work. Rev. Anderson," returned to the city the first of the? year after spending eleven years at, Roscommon, Mich. '-! - v-. J 1 fice last Tuesday. f .! .