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VOLUME XXVI. NO. 2.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, S VILRDAY, DECEMBER ]2. 1908. PRICE. FIVE CENTS. r\i\ WOULD I sim. : bat ? I wonl ? Into Tho n8e? ? Or N'yni) Thon spi Witb BM lata ? or rule. Or : ,1 in. ? Witb all Its loi Far 1 ?VATKIW. II IRRISON BAPTIST < If a RCH. ? mpi *,f (???,, Bibera MulP-n?Rala and iaawer Ftled?Oaaea < oaatlaood t*. - morning I field. Jol Hill. Tl rlson 1'ontompt of courl I in tha buatli a bo wan Tartt or antl-Tartt fae il Pettrj ? ? faci ? bfr. Pettu n the of th< f th.> ? la tha ? ''? ? n maaaer, n the Ha Churcl how to ':. He auggi t the Tartt Itea aad tha antt-Tarttiti ? i<-h froin tha Firat . *><" lh< and that If \\\\< niittee of six coold B that fnon ? Btb roimi from ima ehan | and that th? decision of tba commll nal. Mr Pattaa aald all they aaatad was n vote on the questlon and let Judpo Mullen and COanaal on both sides b.' at tbe BMetlag. Jndga Mullen did not tbink it was possiblo to hold a meoting uniese a third elemeat was poss. Mr Mann thought the court should dismias those cnses as had been done ln tho Tartt contempt caae. Judge Mullen said he would con tinue further hearing of tbe caaea to Friday next. ?Petersburg, Va. Index-Appeal, Dec. 8, 1908 Maaaa Lcxlge Surpris<<I. Just aa hTeroe Lodge was about to ch.se on Thursday night. fd lnst, the door of thelr Castle Hall waa alarm ed and forthwith there enterod a con course of lad led by Mra. S. A. Steward and Mrs. BUaa Entman, ainglng, "Py the Qrace of ?lo,; i.". The Lodge waa ln the act of aing ing thelr rlo3tng ode: the men'8 voices were drowned by the atronger and more ahrill notea of the ladies and they had no rccourae but to de sist and chlme ln with the hymn led by thelr lady friends. The ladies brought with them a band of muslc and plenty of good things for the inner man. Sir O. M. Steward. Jr., Paat Chancellor of Meroe Lodge waa asaigned by the Chancellor Commander to welcome the ladies whlch he did In a neat and brilliant Bpeech. Rev. W. S. Jackaon K. of R. and S. also made a fine ad dreaa. These were responded to on the part of the ladies by Mra. S. A. Stew? ard and Mra. Eliza Eatman. Mlsa Marion Steward rendered a hutnoroua recitatlon and Miaaea Albuna and Racilla Steward aang a duet, ali of which waa reccived with deafening applauae. The evenlng waa then anent ln the amenltles of aociabllity and the com pany broke up and repafred to thelr aeveral homes in the "we ima houra" of tho morning, reaolved to be ln the future, good Knighta and fatthful ladiea. KNK.MTS or niiii XV Qnuad \v?>rtin OownaeDor m Organlnei?Two \?-? Coauta ha Hallfaa < oanty. >. Halif; D. O. W nville ad Wortl llor, Mra Man ?'llor Mitrh( II hool-houa candl banon c< 143 following aellor i Mrs Laura i L A. E Herald Inltlation nd. ?,?/ Baak. one ?lthT. Icanbanha i , k- * at itate Rf?' atnoaaUag to aud llluatratea what a thrtring eom rnunty iuchmond. la Pn? !?.? i ." -Ml,,,"-li ?'' gratolated.?Brooklya, n. i BB1 i:i:i.v_4 1 i:nru.. and Mrs. John R. Forroll re qaaat the boaor of your presence at tnarrlaga of thatr daaghtar, tha Ann, to Mr. Coraallua B ibursday morning Dacaaib at 11 oelock at I uirtb' St.. ? \ZT "Mon ^?uarv "9 from 8 to 10 oVloek l> M at 5 20 Ha A Free flonicstead. 100 acres. mineral. coal. agrtcul ture or tlmber lands, located in near ly ali of the States South. West and Southweat of FU.rida and in Nortfc and Alaska nment rtiea. Land abeolatelj free. $250.00 furnished each applicant to defray the expenaes of moving, build ing and improving the premisea. Total expenses. $75.00, ineluding atton | 0f fliing applloa tloa raeordiag the deed and transpor tation to the land. E:tra glfts for ex aailors. aoldie/s. seamen. and marlnes (if living, if dead, for thelr relatlves) of the army. navy or rnarine corpa of the United Statea. Why pay rent? Own a home on the government land. State location desired. and send atamp for full par ticulara. Addreae, D. AUQUSTUS WRIGHT, 1248-3rx: St., S. W., Wash ington, D. C. Crippied By a Street Car. John Boyd. 35 yeara of age, who realdes at 636 N. 27th Street waa knocked down at 25th and Broad Streeta by \ Btreet car and hla hip broken. The crippling and kllling of people by street cara are now ao common that but llttle attentlon la belng pald to it. EDITOR MITCHELL INTHEFARWEST A Farewcll to Chicago SPRINGFIELD. OHIO AND ITS PEOPL? ?PECULIARLY BUILT HOUSE HISTOR1C SPOT?IN CINCINNATi -PECULIAR WHISPERINGS II A BARBER-SHOP-C;; TO RICHMOND. Ali al ginin and Ol aeexn to r off flnai The , hav i ing a good Uaae aad ; be aeen 11 uthland. atKN in nrsixi: stiii. a?? foni ? ot" bu rder, Tho i low Of I ? v ho 1 tha ? ILWAY ;i ln od brilllaal eolon ni. Th and it %vas aald that i stiii aaother Btory below that Bhlp plag and recelTli ,. j,v - of a sinall tumiel that evtend ON TO OHIO. left Chlcago oa a Satarday nlght for Clnclanatl, biddlng . and Atton :ng whirl ed to\v:,rds tho ..,,, ?? whlle our ahlltty a good turn. fo- our weary limbs ring niuch needed reat and our activo mind was oblivious to ali of our surroundii THi: VISIT TO SP1UXFIELD. ? hing tho depot, we decided to tha m-xt traln out for Spring nd we had only about 16 min-: rore we were a-! baard the Pallmaa Parior Car with D. Patterson. the colored ftr-l riage maanfactarar of Gre.-nfleld O ' ?ched Sp : andil we were ,lM.f hy S.r .1 H. Wilaon. ' Grand Chancellor of the Knigl, Pythias of Ohio and Sir A. J. pjggs ! the Grand Lecturer for thla Si. MR. CHAVKRS- VISIT. Mr. D. J. Chaaara of Richmond. Va., who was viaiting Springfiold, at whirh placo his aister residr not preaent and we aftorwards barn ed that he had takon a 12 mile trip to viait aome friends. We were soon at Mr. Witeon'a coay resi.: were mado comfortable. We cnll*>d next door and learned from Mr. Cha rers* aister that she would 'phone him. Mr. Wilson has two amiable. accomplished and attractlve daugh ters. who have recently graduated from the High School. ACCOMPLISHED LADIES. Miss Fannie is accomplished in music and Mias Bessle ia something of an expert ln water-color painting. The specimens of her work on the walls of the parlor not ooly attraeted our attentlon but surprlaed ua. Mr. Wllaon is a cabinet-maker of marked ability. Hia Pythian step for which he claima a duiabllity of deaign and beauty ln appearance wlll no doubt I and i 1 i me ln r. mpt?er h* i l 11 ll|> \ i arrtage driaa waa oi of a i laaa. it ? ? Ind on wlii.h th success built. RRJUDK EUC TOO ? ? ? to I... prejudl* I ! tlo n e and tl that natb and happ] IN A BARB1 \IR It was 1 | o*< ralag Claclaaatl S. T. Saead and ?at in a chair to got a shavo Tbe hoat waa oppr. 'ng around 90. "Shut the door." said one of the barb.rs with raaaa. Mlfa too hot in l. aaid another. "I must keep warm." said the man who had flrst Bpokoa, "I bavo an aguo and I can't kaap warm." Th. r. waa another r, about the need of staylng home, when III and then the aaaemblage rel . into silence. THOSE MYSTERTOUS WHISPIIR INGS. "Thore he goos up-stalrs," said a man near our shoulder. "Didn't bo ?u?" "Go and get an ofl. Tho man disappeared. The shave I we passed to the outside and thata we saw a police-officer. j Btaadlag at the side gate. The flrst barhai bad laft a half-shaved patron, and bad d nothor barl ? tinish the job "The bird seoms to have flown." howerar and we were as much mystified as to tl ng of it all as we had 1 een when we flrst hoard tha inyst.rious whisperii tfJL AXDERSOX'S OUTFIT We went over t<- Qm printing of [flce of Mr. W I, Anderson. He is ' "rinK an ag much buai boing assisted by hla tactful wife. He is uglng a Simplex Type setting Machine and it ia glving him aati8faction. A moment later we were in the offlce of Gen^ Joaeph L Jones, where we met tffe ladies in charge. Oen. Jonea waa aaid to be in Detroit. where hla Intellectual I daughter la uodergolng a buaineaa1 trainlng. Later we vlalted hia resi dence. He llvee among tbe white a riatocrata on Blair Avenue and la the only colored reaident In that aection. DR. WILLIAMS IN EVIDENCE. Th? reaidence la well-bu!U and ad mirably furniahed. We met hia at * I ll. Il.l\ I-" >l.l> .1 l>l^. Il II ? i (?? I'.iu ii i hrm ? on Mr Phlllp'a OhaervntkHaa I am optlml ? one ? a !)o, If tl. not lie Brat, ' irtli, in III, if poaalbli in my oplnlon, thing that is dolag D Icua jury. and that is th- . aractera rary generally ru ?*>iw4 of ol,r pnlplta; ? hv no Baaaaa has a monopoly oa such tmmora tors. promiatag signs la th<? Sootb la thal elaea of that ela aad beliava it is f.-.r : to taacb I .;,. than by pr ing. The stream can narar rl Ita fountain. Whaa I thlah of ,no ' ?a immoral leadera ar*> doing to tha yoaag pao] I aaa l.'d to cry out with tt mentation o( JaraaUah: "O. that my aara watera, and n.ir. iin of teara. that I mlgbl day and night for the slaiu of th<? dauchters of | Th* n not the edu^ational advant in the North, and tbey bara been wont to look to us for light and examplr \\\ oftaa hear lt r^ri. 'llsh people of the N'orth. that tha poople of the South i^bind the sun. Praaamably thcy mcan that they are In darl but all things oonsidered, if we are to Judge by the lifo the people of the are living, in contrast to those that mako the remark. they them aelvea are the ones that are in dark nesa. There is one thing we would do well to remember. that a people ls largely iudged by thelr leadera. It is therefore very obviouB that the leadera Bhould be of tbe pureat type Notwithatanding the retardlng in Juencea that I have herein mentioned I see brlght and hopeful aigna of the ultlmate trtumph of our people. Vory reapectfully, W. H. PHILLIPS. BAKEB SCHOOL?HONOH ROIA 7B ( mtth (3), 7A ORA1 -. An ? ? Ruth \ni: 1 = Smltl n. El MOORti x< nooi.?iiiimii; UOI I Andi Ifi Kln itelle Thornton Elmo ? oolfork, Har ? I > dildred J '?!?? Robinaon, R ca Randolph. 3A (2)?Laura Johnson. Carrle Jones. Corin arles rtha c, >ieSka d, Pannle Johnaon, Lndle * by, Anala Perkfna, Ifary Btorall, Na omi Thornton, Waymouth Tupponce 2A ORADB?Jo.ieph Coppedge ttillle HarriB. Rohert Price. Pauline Bradley. Pauline Preeman, Cora Car ter. Fior< ? ner, Rallle FI< in ORADE Floyd Booker, oiiver Branrh. Clalhorne Joi gaa Adele Allen, Edltb mr. Thereaa Howard Mvrtle PridJy Phoel by. , ' x ORADH lOMTd Brown. Raymond Riand. Sai by, Roberl i; Win. I Ber ther Johnson. Ku Kertl1 Virgin ia Smith. I ?r8 J A has been ntilto siek. is alowly Improvlng at nfr r,,si' 9 \V Duval St Notice! LOST?A certiflcate. No. 306 for three abarea of stork ln the Ameri can Beneflcial Insurance Company The flnder will be rewarded lf re turned to 517 X. 6th Street. Signed?DAISY REID ?Pl.armacist Oeo. A. Thompson is distributing a magniflcent wall pook et calendar to his many patrona, with the complimenta of the aeaaon. ?Mr. W. P. Burrell, who undtr went an operation aome time ago ia able to ba out agaln. downo-nt l\i This la John Mitchell, Jr., .rand Inla, Knlghta of Fifty clalm iton. nces. ird. 9180 <>o | o*l..wm. nt I'ai*l. Jr.. Klfty . i mp, II 4 n. a a. ? 00 I ii.lowm.iit p., Jr.. 1 Fifty * "I ii.i .\\ in. to I'., 1908. Jr., ; of I'yth rid Fifty of W. ho wa> t f Pythlaa Lodge. Xo. 21 of Norfolk, . ?nod?Jaanla Go<> .?>flciary aaaa: John H. Dagner, actlng C. C. ?f F. K. of R. A 8. W. Daaanport, P. C. H hf, Perklns. M. Isbell, D. D. Q. C. gl.'O.OO Kndowment Paid. rfolk, Va., Deo. 4, 1908. This is to certify that I have ro ! from John Ifitchell, Jr. : Chancellor of the Grand 'inia. Knights of Pyth L and A., 00) One Haadrad and Fifty aat of the death claim of Brothar J. \v. Randolph who was a i. f Frl.jndship Xo. 3 of Xo rfolk. Si- aala I uandoiph. mark wu ??eflciary. Davenport, C H. If. I'.-rkiris, M. of f J? ?' >:s. P. C Ni Isbell, D. D. G. C. $150.00 Kiulowiiicnt Paid. rfoll , Va.. Dec. 4. 1903. This is to cortify that I have re ceived from John Mitchell, Jr., Grand Chancellor of the Grand Lodge of Vlrginia. Knlghta of Pyth iaa. N. A? S. A.. E., A., A. and A., ($150.00/ One Hundred and Fifty Dollara In payment of the death claim of Brother J. J. Jamea. who waa a member of Friendahip Jodge No. 3 of Norfolk. Vn. Signed?Florence J. Jamea Beneflciary. Witneeaea: Geo. W. Davenport, C. C. H. M. Perkiaa. M. of P. E. U. Canaday, P. C. U. Ia"bell, D. D. Q. O.