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THE BROAD AX, CHICAGO. ILL., SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 24. 1921.
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ANYHOW GET THE MONEY.
Money they say is the most of all
evil. It is not true. If it would just
to the faculty which now number
136. Last year, the total enrollment
at the Howard University in all De
partments was 1.910. This year, at
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' OL. XXVI I No. 51
"- SEPTEMBER 24 1921.
Entered as Second-Class Matter, Aug.
vi, 1902, at the Post Office at Chicago,
ill Under Act of March 8. 1879.
I A BUNCH OF TYPE OR TWO j
fHUNDRED, MORE OR LESS I
DR. FRED C CADE.
Physician and Surgeon, Attending Surgeon at the Fort Dearborn
Hospital, and the Wide-Awake Secretary of the Fort Dearborn
Hospital Association, Who Is Working Hard to Make the One
Hundred Thousand Dollar Drive a Success.
BLOW THE HORN.
Throw away your hamer and get a
horn is just a little kin to the Golden
Rule. Jhere are some people here.in
Chicago (and you wouldnt think it)
jf who care as much for the Golden Rule
as they do for a poor man.
JUST KIDS: ,
Prescilla was a filler of jars that hold
the candy, v-
Her greatest friends were kids vho
' were very handy.
They could eat a pound an hour till
V. everything got sour.
-Prescilla would not let them. She had
. "Mabel Sugar."
The Wilson Administration will be
remembered for political plunder,
graft, mistakes, academic theories, the
pork- barrel, governmental errors,
amateur statesmanship, mismanage
ment, financial, chaos, official misfits,
irregularities, misappropriations, ."he
kept us out of war," "we arc too proud
to fight," and a mastodonic ego that
would shame a monkey.
-May I Not"
A writer says "chop sucy is not
what it used to be." . How could it
ever be worse? If he i.sa chop sucy
specialist he ought to tell a wiating
world what it is good for anyway.
people who would be a slight lots
happier. The trouble is that it takes
considerably more care and cultiva
tion to get it to take root, and even
then should the delicate plant show
the aureole of a rejuvenating cosmos
(whatever that is) some wife or
chicken would wish a set of furs, or
gleam from society's ramparts with
Kimbcrly mines in the back ground
which to all intents and purposes
produce vacuams in the pocket book
and dunging nibs which arouse the
the sympathy of meat hounds
More money more misery- More
knowledge more trouble, less money
and Iefs knowledge, would seem like
a happy medium but there ain't
nothing this side of glory that? con
stituted for the faithful saints. '
HOWARD FOOTBALL PLAYERS
Thirty-one Candidates for Eleven
Report to Coach Morrison for
Practice on First Day.
YOU TELL 'EM.
The Pageant of Progress is the big
gest business proposition that has
been put into being in the last fifty
years. With merely a pittance, and
without a governmental appropriation,
it has proved already in a few days
that it is equal to the world's fair. A
one-man idea, a one-man management,
but its results will l.e a great help to
the entire world.
AN EYE TO BUSINESS.
BUSINESS IS GOOD.
" Ithas now become quite gecnrally
understood, and agreeable to all con-
cerned that the length of dresses shall
remain the same during the coming
fall and winter. Opticians and optom-
"etrists are doing a thriving business.
Florence Zeigfield has a poor opin
ion of the present style of bathing
suits." Mr. Zeigfield is cute. He feels
that it should be left to exhibit -the
pretty mermaids in "The Follies."
Shrewd calculating little Jew. He is
afraid he will have to compete with a
Just tell them if you sec them that
you -saw me. and I saw the things
they saw before they saw them before
you saw me to get to tell them that
1 saw the things they saw.
TIME SETTLES THINGS.
Down in Texas an organization has
been formed to shoot down member,
of the Ku KIux Klan on sight when
it become, known that they arc real
We used to think there was nobody
in Texas good enough to go to heaven.
But now we believe some of the best
people on earth live in Te.sas. Go to
it, you anti-Ku KIux.
THE BIG NOISE.
If you haven't got in you, you can't
get it. out
And there isn't any hope for you no
matter how you shout;
An elephant don't make noise as big
as be is wise,
It takes more than noise to determine
a felow's size.
THE GREAT MAN.
Mayor Thompson i- the greatest
man in the west. If men are to be
sized by their -deeds, who is it that
can come within a mile of our mayor
for putting over the big things that
arc alike beneficial to us all? Hc is
not only a reat political leader, he is
a great constructive statesman who
has the wisdom and forethought to
do things that help even his enemies,
as well as his friends
''Your Mayor's Friend"
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HBbEHH. iE JlHH
I'hcy say that a sKul-nuggtug speci
men of black infamy, in the shape of
an ourang outang, but blessed with
some of the cracious instincts of a
human being, yet dead in ignorance,
still stitled with the memory of slavery"
in his apish head, and unfit for free
dom of any kind while ridin on an
elevated car, yes. even here in Chicago
gave utterance to a sentiment that
ought to be the cause of his death.
He is unfit to live. Unwelcome to live
out of misery. "Ucsc cars ought to
be separate cars." This Southern
monkey loose, fresh from some
SSouthern jungle, ought to get a rail
ride, a suit of tar, or be spirited away
to some lone rock in the ocean, and
left there to starve and die. x
Any Xcgro with adverse sentiment,
stressing racial inferiority ought to
suffer a like fate.
Washington, D. C. A counsel of
war was held at the Howard Uni
versity early last week launching the
Howard Football campaign for the
Championship, for 1921. Howard
swept everything before her last
year and is out to do the same (hing
this year. Early in the summer it
was decided to have the men return
for preliminary practice on Septem
ber 15th. The secretary-treasurer
opened the Boarding Department and
the dormitories of the University so
that nothing should stand in the way
of the schedule of preliminary prac
tice being put under way at once.
A squad of over thirty meir, in
cluding niost of the warriors and
promising substitutes of last year and
a number of husk newcomers re
ported Thursday, September 15th. for
the first day's grilling under Coach
W. E. Morrison, who is being assist
ed by Joe Trigg, former Syracuse
star, and Major M. T. Dean. Head of
the Department of Physical Educa
tion. Until College opens. October
3rd. Coach Morrison is to hold dayly
Workouts of the most rigorous kind
in Qrder to get his men in condition
for the season's big program of
games. Xo time is being lost and no
effort is being spared by the coach
and his assistants to assure this year
an even mor formidable football ma
chine than that of the 1921 season.
Nearly all of the men of the first
team of 'last vear have arrived, in
cluding Captain Fuller, tackle: 'l.nll-
Scptembcr 28, 1921, it is expected that
welcome will be extended to an even
THE NATIONAL EQUAL
By M. A. Majors.
Chicago has for the last passed
week been cluttered "with big Ne
groes. Learned scholars, great law
yers, leading doctors, clnincnt edi
tors, scientists of far reaching intro
spection of great and grave questions
of the day, logicians, orators and phil
osophers. A great concourse of con
current intellectual forces assembled
to debate, and to deliberate on the
passing, but pressing subjects that
concern fifteen millions of dark faces
Dr. M. A. N. Shaw of Boston was
the president. Wm. Monroe TroJ
tcr of the Boston Guardian, Lawyer
and Mrs. F. L. Barnctt, Mrs. Eva
Wells," Hon. J. Gray Lucas. Dr. Mary
Warring, Miss Mamie Calloway.
Madam Bertha Hcnslcy, Our very
worthy Elizabeth Lindsay Davis.
Mrs. Ada McKinlcy, Miss Adis Mus
grove, A. H. Lucas. Dr. Adams,
Princ Hawkins. Majors. Mcdames
Davis, U. G. Mason. R. A. Williams,
M. A. Majors, George Young, Atty
Frank B. Warring and a host of
Chicago's most estimable citizens
contributed of their money and time
to give the League a splendid im
pression of Chicago and to make the
League sessions in our great city a
great force in the national life of the
Dr. Watson of Pilgrim Baptist
T 1 f t.n .a-.-iaiic ifii-r
icui-ne. wucrc ."-- 'v"'"'"- "-- .. ... T. ..m:A ,..,,. !,-
heard, was made Chairman of the i .. . .. ' , . . .... , ,. . M .
IlldUJUIUllO niliwil till uwiiv.? v
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ATTORNEY AUGUSTUS L. WILLIA 6
One of the Biggest Free Masons in Cwago, Who Has ii '
a Handsome Donation to the frt Dearborn Hosp..
dog" Willi-mis. end. who made the
famous SJ yard rub in the Howard-
Arc you a stockholder in the Liber
ty Life Insurance Co.? The Binga
State Bank? The Pyramid Building &
Loan Association? The Douglass Na
tional Bank' The Public Life Insur
ance Co.' The Kashmer Chemical
Co.1 The Progressive Department
Store Association? If you arc not in
terested in helping to build up these
things among us, why not?
Lincoln game last year: Payne, the
plucky full back, and "Bip" Brocks,
half back. Among those who have
not yet showed up. but who arc ex
pected to report for practice within
the next few days are quarters Carter
and Kean anil "Jack" Nure, guard.
By the opening of school, there will
likclv be not less than )Q men out for
practice. Former Captain Jesse Law
rence is here for a short time help
ing in the preliminary work while
awaiting the opening of the school
in Durham. N. C., where he is to
teach during the coining year.
The Howard Schedule.
Howard's schedule this year is
quite heavy. Most of the important
games, however, will be played away
from home. The first game of the
season will be played October 8th at
Lynchburg. Va., against the Virginia
Theological Seminary and College.
Other games on the schedule are:
October 15th, at Washington Agri
cultural and Technical College of
Greensboro, N. C; October 22nd, at
Washington Virginia Normal and
Industrial Institute of Petcrsburgh,
Va.: October 29th, at Institute. W.
Va. West Virginia Collegiate Insti
tute: November 5th, at Washington
Shaw University; ending with the
'Howard-Lincoln game at Philadel
phia, Pa., on Thanksgiving Day. No
SPLENDOR OF YOUTH.
The heart of youth is a wide prairie.
Over it hangs the clouds of heaven to
water it, the sun throws its broad
' sheets of light upon it, to wake its life;
out of its bosom -spring, the long sea
son through, flowers of a hundred
names and hues, twining together
their lovely forms, wafting to each
other a grateful color, and nodding
each to each, in the summer breeze.
Oh, such would man be did he hold
that punty of heart which God gave
Executive Committee. He and Hon.
Oscar Dcpricst and the Appomattox
Club, the People's Movement Club,
the Hon. Wm. Hale Thompson, Hon.
Geo. F. Harding. Hon. Samuel Ettel-
son. Hon. Louis B. Anderson, the
mayor's floor representative in the
city council of Chicago, all contrib
uted together with the Broad A, the
Defender, the Whip, the Enterprise,
the Advocate and the big white daily
morning and evening papers.
Matters of far reaching importance
concerning our welfare, our status,
our grievances are to be brought be
fore the legislative bodies of every
state and befon both houses of con
gress, to the president and his cab
inet, ami last mtt not least to tlic
attention of the Associated Press of
The sessions have done us all great
good. We have better notions of
what we want at the hands of the
goveiiiiiiv-Ki aim riuin iiiiiii.mi... .
erauy. vc arc louay naving nigncr
feelings, nobler ideas, grander pros
pects, and we look with better mental
sight at the problems that are daily
confronting us as they present them
selves to no other race in this coun
try. All praise to the Equal Rights
League. . Its work mapped out is
singular and peculiar. It is not prop
aganda. It is the Negro making bis
own fight like a man unaided by
high salaried office, obliged to no or
ganization or society.
Last Thursday evening, September
15. the citizens general committee
tendered the League and its newly
elected officers a reception at the
the mighty dead might repose in im
perial magnificience, we as Masons
and Nobles arc erecting a structure
in which the God of. Israel will dwclf
H:J -Jorious triumpl
of faith fit -.. .
Wl-rc else shall man thy mvstu.
Ojnconcile the noral of his n
Tw secret lessons javc to qua'
Ai brighter splendor than Jl
purer lustre than the sparkling
Sit !y ambition in her diadem.
Among the workmen are found men
of all classes working without preju
dice to his brother; all working for
the moral structure grander than any
yet raised by human hands.
The pyramids shall crumble away
until not one stone be left upon an
other, but who shall count the years
of immortality, the lifetime of a soul
which is fitted for its place in heaven?
Who can define its outlines, or fathom
its depths, or measure its journey?
It is a stream which grows broader
and '-" ----',-angel
'tot nias.4 e it
We ,. ! Gsrfv vh.!''i : rtherfWth. a. ".hick tifttr...l Vr-:i..
black, .o . I j - wfc.. AUd' friend- ar invited co be pres
shouh In- xtTKincAi1 .nteresteii a he-dva. A-.TS " Sure "
seeing t'3 r t.ridrca zrv rore! i;i j .
decen- . j '
country, state and city are properly
governcd and made decent places in
which to live.
When earth's proudest monumental
files have crumbled away, its sands
scattered to the desert winds, and the
BACK FROM IDLEWILD
Mrs. Ella L. Holmes, 3115 Wa
ve has returned from Idle
Mich . where she went a few v
ago io arrange for the building oi
PLAN ELABORATE OPENING
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.H-s M-,nR trave" its .arth-,. ai.,s ,!anilc'd , .., ,.
nvK-ainv or WctlpesAy eicnu-
Car..., 315'. - i
nue. delightfully celebrated icr V
tecnth birthday last Thursda ever. ..
Many of her young girl frends v.
present anil assisted "her to lebra't
Mr. John B. Hart -Ifll Ff.
street, was unanimous! efceted G
1 - t"i n t-i I ?l-i-si 1 1 riA fr-,r-rrk - F
' i Toshua of the Order hi eastern
then will the immortal soul of our)aild Hcroms Qf Jcrico afthe rlt
Order be soaring to loftier heights i meeting of that ordf at Spring
ENROLLMENT AT HOWARD
EXPECTED TO BE LARGEST
HON. GEORGE B. HOLMES.
One f tite Most Popular Judges of the Maaidpal Cowt of Chicago,
Who Is Greatly Interested m the pae. Hundred Thousand Dol-
lar Unve for the Fort Dearborn. Hospital.
It is wisely said, that a strictly hon
est man who desires purely the public
good who will not criminally flatter
the people, not take part in lies,-or
party slander, nor decend to the arts
of the rat, the weasel and the fox.
cannot succced in politics. If the
foregoing Avcrc true there would be
no success in government. Wc know
what the popular opinion is. Gov
ernor Small and Mayor Thompson are
real strong men who are honest, and
who roll not stoop to the artcof the
rat, the weasel and the fox, but say:
we do know a lot of politicians who
are crawling through .the-ewcrs of
polluted statesmanship who -when the
governor gets througfi with them they
Wasbington, D. C. Despite the
wave of depression that has passed
over the country, present indications
are that the impetus given to student
enrollment in educational institutions
in the United States following the
war will not be checked. Like the
other colleges and v universities
throughout the country, the Howard
University, located at the Capital of
the Nation, with its modern equipped
plant and its various academic
schools with courses in Liberal Arts,
Education, Commerce and Finance;
its School of Applied Science, with
courses in Advanced Engineering and
Architecture, Agriculture, and Home
Economics; its Class "A" School of
Medicine, with courses in Medicine,
Dcntristry. and Pharmacy: and its
School of Law, is preparing to re
ceive its new contingent ostudents.
During the summer vacation ex
tensive repairs and improvements
havt been made to the grounds and
buildtpgs, including the installation
of new lighting arrangements for the
classrooms; drinking fountains in the
various buildings, and other changes
tending to add to the comfort of the
students and to freshen the buildings
of the University. "Quite a number of
important additions have been made
ATTORNEY A. L. WILLIAMS
ADDRESSED THE SHRINERS
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT
THE WENDELL PHILLIPS
Continued from Page 1.
solemnly affected and your hearts
seriously engaged to maintain the
purity of its precepts, not only as a
plain and reasonable duty, but as ex
amides waiting to be imitated bv
those who shall receive the adminis
tration from our hands. Brcthcren.
our profession is built upon a tried
foundation; Wc stand solemnly
pledged to the world to maintain the
cause of truth against all the as
saults of vice, or the inroads of errors
Our Order ought to be a temple of
virtue, and a school of moral and re
ligious instruction, each individual
should be a watchful sentinel ovrr
happiness of mankind, ever on the
alert to rescue injured innocence, or
to avert impending dangers.
Masonry has tamed the savage, has
helped to civilize nations, established
law and order, upbuildcd personal
liberty and human rights, patronized
the liberal arts -and sciences, dis
seminated knowledge and wisdom,
proclaimed the universal brotherhood
of man and the great central truth
one eternal and immutable Grand
the happiness of mankind, ever on the
whom every noble owes his unswerv
ing and undying allegiance.
We are taught to believe in the
immortality of the soul and the
resurrection of the body in fact this
is the end of Masonary and the hope
of the world. Unmeasured, polished,
tried, squared, and proven by all the
great truths of Masonry, wc reverent
ly, calmly, and trustingly await the
good will and pleasure of the Grand
Master of Heaven and Earth, to
do with us as it may please him. It
is said that the pyramids of Egypt em
ployed one hundred thousand men for
many years, but it was only to build
monumental piles, beneath whose
shadows kings might rcsL The pyra
mid!; arc only temples -for the dead;
wc as Masons arc building one for
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