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VOL?. XX il I NO 23
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA? 8ATUKDA ? MAY 12, 1906. 1M?K ? ?FIVE? ???8 VIRGINIA BAPT. STATE CONVENTION MEETS. Large Attendance at Norfolk. Mayor Riddick Welcomes Them. Impressive Exercises?? Magnificent Church Edifice. VISITORS THERE FROM OTHER STATES. Puh, 'Of,. Tho Vlrgial Coa? ruffl?? ?>n tli?> ? far as surf.! al ions : aad rei tii? r.? ara bit? s' aad lateaae feellai ?in both now ?????????? at (..' W. p ad th. Rev. w P. Graham. D. D. for it is aader the I theeo promlaeal t hat t li?? fc? Head up I for ti!?? struv h is ha: ? ? out at aa] tin It is difficult to forecaal *.??? reault. f?ir 11 ? ?;?:??> h?? G? ?*- ' ?Hag to brin? f?irth bran? h o! .imi ditli? ultt.s Tb? low lt,. .f th?? ? Preetch pel Balta th?? ? -* ? r ? ? bid thai opeaed the thirty ninth annua on of the ? rday morning In th<? First Bap Charch, Bi brought I It) many r. ?| : men and women from th.? ! .luinhia. Ma: ??! Pean ? of the bailing color irklag f< : '? aad s|irit ual de ? m? n \vti?> believe la th< ? li ??? ? ? Ing himself. "f the ? which pported ? by theme arni it has al tir (?. W ? most not??*; iiiirs in Am? ? ?r. u. il. H.:\v Hag, paatOT ?if horch and pr rentlon, bly ho or? . . to s.<> so dm red t<> the ? be eoaveotroD, aa] lag thai if th.> condition of the Negro ? be Hfted up at all it would ha be through his own ?efforts, ami lt further gratified him to s.?,? so many noti and w.>ni?n tiylag tt> help The soni: arni ? ? vi?.? ? bj th.? Ree. T?H>s. Hill, Ree. W. NV. (.aims and ?? :rn. RhMlca delivered th. addn >\ in whleh ti?' assured tli.? delegates that b <i t.. w. ?. ome them to t:?.?? ell> and . them th?? fieedoai of the ? "I was born ami rais??d," sai?! or Kiddick. "when alaeerj was j>as ?lag out. .inn.? i. is?".? Mv father bolder, ami ? glory In tho fad that after the emani tlon not one of th?' slaves left him. but worked on for him. I was pained a few days ago to learn that one of th?? boys with whom I waa raised had nut with a severe acci? dent. "In the South the white and color ed races ha?, b.?? ? thrown together aa in no other part of the world, and there is a peculiar interest, love and friendship existing b<twoni us If I am p??rmitted bo go to Heaven when I loare this world and find no black fa. fs there bo are**! dm, th?-n ? shall think Heaven incomplet??. We are glad to have you here. You have a great work to do. There is noth? ing accomplish???! without work. Thought, is work and hard work at that. It is easier to perform man? ual labor thar it is to do brain work. "As workers you should look a head and plan for your people; you are to lead them to right nnd to higher things. In this country you are an integral part. Let me aay with all honesty and sincerity that the futur?? of your people depends upon you as leaders. We are glad to aroloooao. to Um dty every atom of good. It is seldom that I am cillo.l bifor? a body of ministers, and ther?' is nothing on earth that I esteem more, r.nd have more implicit confidence in than the prayers of the rtguteoua. Where a man Is true to his God. his country and hi he ne?-d not fear anything on eart.i." In closing. Mayor Riddlck paid a high compliment to the members of the First Baptist Church, and to the paator, tho Rev. Dr. Bowling, for erecting such a magnificent eJiflcc, which ho termed aa ? monument to whbh arould ti. Bendati that l.iv Rl ? 1. \\ rU, in ? short addraaa le b half of th?? sai.l tli ??? v. ato?me to ? : ? >:u th?? aal eta in th?* world, '. ih? has ? n to praarh His Som?> of >ou COBM ?ars ami '.lini Crov? > on wer?? Bann, Bed if JTOB heeled bere le box cera it arould hav?? 1??????? boi ?ars full of ni? i. n Reynoldi tor ?if ti Ution. ! :i for Ih? worth of I >r M?>?a : inn te ati'i th?? mea a ino timi ? h th?? nil? nnnnitBoual* ?or anotber ? ? ROED ? OLORKD TO 0RA8P OPPORTUNITII ? ?il OU? of Rlchaaond addr?aaaed th.? courentloa aa did Rev. Dr. s. .1 Jon? ? loatltnte, Jvnklatoarn, l'.i rprlse for N? f < ?1 !? ? \? of Rieb p : man of Richmond. He r. " W R ?-.?1???? th?? "Virginia Th< t'?'ll?i;??.' which h< t?i o? the ?? ?G? Maptia? \\ i I tb? Ib our i?l. "wli' Bomethlag for ourse?\?-s FLAMES SWEEPING OVER SAN FRANCISCO AFTER TUE EARTHQUAKE? church, was Introduced and d?lirer ?ci na a.ldr.'ss in behalf of tho Meth :ty. DR. JOHNSON RK8POND3 TO ?? DRaUfl OF wn,i .?? Th. - W. Bishop Johnson, of Washington, p. C reeeoeded te k omo, in whif?i h?' pai?l a hinh tribut?? to Virginia as a Rn Beld Virginia was dlaferent from all other slavo States se It aoc?>pt?><l th?1 slaves aa - rs of a royal family. He fur? ther said that Virginia had contri beted anote toward tan of the 1'nion than any other State; ha*?i furnished many gl | and ???s. Referring to tne hi conv?>ntlon, he said: '\V.? stand for tbe highest ideals in life, and a bo push the batti?? lo t.?e gate ?nd l?'t Usa world know that v.?? be in the possibility of the Negro race and in the do? trine of self help." OR ROWLING'S MASTERLY KI? FORT. Th.? president. Rev. R. H. Rowl? ing. 1) L' . ?i?-llv? red a masterful ad? dress, tteleetlng aa his th? in??. "Through Sacrifice to Victory." In the address he pointed with pride to the Virginia Theological Seminary and College, located at Lynchburg, and (he heroic work perf?rete?! bv Prof. O. W. Haves, the president of In hi time I had ait lapel la the :.?story of his' people thai they ahoaM not sit dowo ami eoaaplaia ahoal opportoa when they arer? pleatifel aad ? d imltistrious, honest and en? Pagi'ODD to tnk?? them up. He con? tend.".1 thai all ? ? mild mit e hers, prea?'h?TS and ? sional som?? a atOT the business and corn , Bercia] world just like the whiteI brother. He showed what hil plO could ?1?? aiiti what the? BOI ing in IVnnsly vania for then. Dr. J. Anders-on Tayhir, of j ington, D d addresse?! t.ie ?ntion ami in this be ur^?-d the 0 attend the session of the tloaal and Roll OoBgreea, which is t?? be beei in: Washington, D C in July I>r ! ? r thought that the Negro should li. nd ssible effort in the fu? ture to reach the unrea? bed RMPa-l of his race, ami if this was done he would get more reap NK.HT mmWnCm, On?? ..f the Natures of lae session' last night was th?? music render???! by th?? choir of the First Raptlst Ch j '???? <h?>ir is eonijioeed of some of the leading colored singers in the city, antf had a special musical pro? gram, which waa rendered during the service. I The Rev. Dr. J. H. Burka, of Roan rea must train tha rie? ro* their ?-??ligiotis work, and it is ????? !>ing to see what this ooereetlon is doing along that G FOR HIMSKLF. \\V must 00 longer sit down and for the a Bio to take us OP and OUT* us along Tataro was I? the hislory Of this country for tin to ?lo I no longer looked upon aa an ? of charity, bet h?* is now a full grown man. having passed from irs. He must no b.nger be considered a baby, but must pet up and walk. I tell you, my friends, we must do something "The Virginia ?seminary and BChlOg the Negro what he should do. It Is teaching him that no race or nation or individual CBfl reel without the rettgloo of the Lord and Saviour Jesu Wo better? in an educated head an?d I the h??art to serve God and the head to think. This is th? of any nation, the need of any peo? ple. We are In this country and are her?? to stay, and we find as our lender, Professor G. W. Hayes, and we are willing to follow him." At the close of the address a ?col? lection waa made for education. The spankers for to-day are Charles S. Carter, Roy. U. W. Moore, th?? boreoTOd family our sii and in this hour of dire dis? tress and grief direct the? to our Heaveny Fatlnr, ehe ?an all our siirrnwH ?.? , ICisolv.tl. fourth. That a OOPJ of oletioea t/>? forwarded to ni opeo mir mim. Dono t'V ordar of Rose of Sharon Court, No IC, I 0. C M ?MM IIS DAIST HI.ASHY VENEZUELA I?: I>r Grnluiin is l?r??s?-?|. :.fh itaptist Chun h t.Trough istor's coniinitt????, 00 last Sun 1 its pastor, Dr W I Graham a fine suit of Mr. York Harris made a happy -, in presenting the \\ WTF.I??A first class cook. Deed wagea. Apply at 816 Floyd Avenu??. < ?* -You will ever regret. It if you misa the aide-splitting laughter at Leigh 8t. Methodist Church. Monday night. ? ore* .i-r ? or Tee w eeka April ?Ota, 1906. I. Robert Jeter, In ? a to ? mimimi Of Ood, wit.i tie- great impubnon will aoer writ.? egalB. ire telling the world tin- trath, they have <? the writing. Look for five days good ?reather this areek. The wind :, regulation wit.i the suriinier and is not to fail. l..?ok for the sun at Nexl aeeh :.t IS ??????? 1 shall look at theee changes with a d ???. The wind has to chat. tb?? rain from day ti> in. ird ami man? ag?? the clouds TlM worbl has got to hav?? tir good w? ? an ti.? bad attoordlag to law. Wat?'h blowing of Wll rrow ?. tli.? sun at 1 I 10 V shining of sun at 12, th?? win! at 1 ,, morrow. Northeast wind V tjf Thurs day will b<? a ni???? ?.Lisant ?lay, may l>?? clomly in tb?? a ft. moon. These changes must be and has got to be. Saturila? r:i. .? day, may be cloudy In afternoon. Sunday may sprinkle. Karlv summer this yeAr. Look for five days good weather next week. Monday, watch blowing of wind at 10 o'clock and ahlning of sun at 12 o'clock. ROBERT JETER. t? 1? -.UH ? i> . Madison, N J ; Rer. d, D D., of Baltimore \ ? ? D. D. of >: I. W" will |ir? William Beckhum, will d?? will lotion?.. ?. \? ? ? hold of ? tb its lu? That u bnnd, ?if nu of Shi t. 18th, w?? the 1 Owrt. bumble suii >n to the will of an nil ?.? from ? ?: Of Lain ? ii? ? 1 ? rjually in fri ! third, thut we ? Virgin la I'? ion ralveraitj Beveath Xiinual < Ominen?? inetil, Ma] Iti" Bai i 13th, a SO ? M Rev. n. H Warin. M.? G M Gp 15th, ! ?' M I Damai Dlaa< ? m Publl f. S. L . Ill ? I?. N Vassar. ?? ? . I. ham. I > I? . RJCDDaOBd. Oration. B. H. Al H . Atlanta. W? 10 A M. Club. B F. M. Williams. ?. ?.. ?. D ?? M dially Inviti s you All ! Cobiira Hall will for Mumm who corne from ?? \ \\ .? Smith, H l> : ? ? f Kalghl Iblee, \ aad I worK is nd. Do you like I t II t Chan ? night Who Will Win ???? Mini>'? on Come nnd r your ? ? \ glTO him a $ I" Ing nheolul ?i Bup . f?9 ? M W. T. .loin. Chun M. ??? w ? : ? Ricbmoi 1 Rei \ \ R? ? \Y 11 Whiti . MI ' Church ?. D ? ?? Caurch, Richmond. \ Bla Mai 23 -':. Ha ? Church, Richmond :. ??? I ary ? \ G Ht. /Ion Church, Richmond . ? " h Bap Church lfi I hrnond, R. ? .!? Baptlat ?'tu: ? ?* lit. Cb. Fulton 11 10 .1 A Be William? Pountnra h ? ? t t Li til are ? 1?? to .m $ 12.50 to $ . short THE NEW ENTERPR I .1. M Ini? ? ? m afeaun. L'i; th. ?t in full triumph of I Holm? s v.f Churchhlll "lild chlldi : chll mourn their : Her f DI hurcb at indny April Rae. Hinford of A ??? ne. \ ? pia .int ,n our home Which ' !i be fill? r daiighr. Nee York \ Cbui -ats. fHOO.OO Endowment Paid. DenrUle, ?7a , April 28th, 1906. This is to certify the! : from .lohn Mit.hell, Jr., Omnd Worthy Counsellor of the Omnd Court of Vlrglnn, I. O. Calan Ono Hun.IreJ Dollars in pnymonl of tl na of Ella Hill, a ?! Bomber of In? dustrial Court No. 74 of Danville. Mgl her Alberta X Full mark her Sarah X Gravea. mark Witneaaea: !. \Y Hoil.r 8. J. Holbn :??: ?Eight Grand Mothers appear at the Greenville Debating Society's ?aatteej at Leigh St. Methodist Cb. Monday night, id cenia.