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*ollitittl Kv?ry Sat unlay by John Mitchell, Jr.,
? 311 North Kourth Street, llichmonil, Va. EDITOR - JOHN MITCHELL, JR. li communications intended (or publii-Atioo %^uiJ he sent ?o a* to reach u* by Wednesday. ttuetvu at the I'mtt Olflce at Hichmond, Virginia fecoiKl-claaa matter. 8UUSCEUPT10N KAT1C8 w Year I 2.00, (a Month* 1*19 tree Months 00 'meinn Hubgcrlptioni X.M SA Till DAY MAY 7, 1 J* 2 1 The more you give some people, tho Ires they are satisfied. Under masterly leadership, labor bus had ib; day. Couples, who love in early life sel dom marry later on. Children are raised wrong these days'. We tell this by their uetiotiB. This is the "New Day" and there fioem to he some new people living in t<hi?3 day . Some people hale to pay a bill and soiH<i others delight to do the same ft- ins. Rome people bellove in supporting other folks' churches first, and their own' afterwards. Food prices are coming down, bnt not enough to make the average house NviTe foel satisfied. igJI.I. , II.WBB? 'I I When you do right and net right, ? " you should feel happy. Self-sat jsfaot ion follows such action. Colored folks have learned to quar rel amongst them solves almost ub much as the white folks. Swearing some people on a Bible le like obligating them upon a hymn book. It luu> no effect at all. The public school system is all right, but some of the methods em ployed there are all wrong. Many a general lias lost a baltle on account of his inability (? find tho p'Oper subordinates to support him. Rainy weather sometimes brings gloom and sunshiny weather often cr brings happiness. You can go up towards heaven in au aeroplane, but you cannot enter the f5ftie in that machine. i Living right affords a satisfaction and a spirit of contentment that liv ing wrong never approaches. Five cent sugar is now down to J <<ght cents a pound. It has been sell iiig us high as thirty cents per pound. j' . ? 1 1 m ? m u Kx-President Wilson does not con sider it an act of friendship to talk to him now al>out the League of Na tions. When peace is declared then fr"e J speech will be declared also. Bom ' Wive been sadly needed in this coau tr>. ? . mult* Y*u may talk as much art you please, bul you will not get very far unless you plan and then find a way to exe cute those plans. , Oo operation in Vnjsinms is essen tial to success and co-operation in family affairs is essential lo a liappy home. \ Wifr prifos ?Mi'! salaries are i , Sng irown and yet there are ttsvs of } thousands of meu standing ?rouml demanding war salaries. Bo polito and obliging t?> every body. Acting boorish will inaHe ene mies not only for you, but for your I eople. Putting off until tomorrow, what you can <lo today is a common-Habit, u It hough an uusat^ factory and n dangerous one Pay for your race journal. Pay piomptly and you nid the editor in defending you and your people against oppression. ? - ...in? ~ i i The greatest ambition of some people in to have a big eat before they die and a big funeral after "they go the way of all the earth." If the colored people would start ?11 t'ho <task of reforming some of their own people many of our troubl es would disappear "like frost be fore the sun." Haw leadership is an embarrassing j situation. So few men, who lead are willing at times to be led and this characteristic is vitally e.veiilla' to successful leadership. Some people spend all their lives s' riving to get something Tor nothing and they usually die getting nothing for something. They are still I selling eight dollar suits of clothing for uwenty-nine dol lars and u half. They toll you to buy now and ?save money- rri?o prices ar? said to have been as high as fifty dollars. Churches and their congregations seem to be workl*g over-time, while ';hc sinners Jog along easily within a s, tone's throw of those place# eervtng the devil faithfully without expecting any reward . Wo have thousands of good, white people, who wish the colored people veil, ftud who will do all they can to help tlrem. We should he careful not to neodlessty offend them: Some people are alwayn on the heat. They are never satisfied unless they are deceiving or heating some hody out of one thing or another. In the last equation, thoy will find that. 1 1 icy have beaten tjheinseives. People. who livo right and who do right will have a hard time in this world. Peoiflo, who live wrong an<t wiio do wrong will luvve a hard time of it l)eforo ohey leave tins wor!d and a harder time after they leave it Hiding on air in an automobile W ivot quite as expensive as riding in the air in an aeroplane. The former Js not quite as dangerous cither, but bot^i practices and habits , will keop you with an empty pocket book. What does it profit a man to "hack" a big car and make twenty-five dol lars today and to run it the next day and pay out one hundred dollars for repairs and automobile Ursa? Yet there are many people dQ^ug>this very Some people depend upon prayer alone to geo them out of their troub les. Tkoy must pray and work and vork and pray in order to accomplish permanent results. Franklin was right., when lie said, "God helps those who help themselves." / When ;t woman commences to f.lk. lei the man keep silent. 11 will l>:o It mi to do U;is. WIil*ii she gels tiivd talking and stops let hint put on his own hat and seek the convolution of his friends on the outsido. It tnkes five tonics as long lor n j grown person to ho taught anything 1 as it does a child. This do'\; :nr ?. e- . for to devilment, however. This can I be acquired '>y either of the parlieij <wi short, notice. The devil employs J methods yhat are instantaneous forj his students. I A p?*rson. svho advocates increases in the pastor's salary will be thought l-v the pajstor to he callod *f (iod. 'IVimle net tho ox that treadcth '?ut 'Jie corn," of course applies 10 . tho pastor's salary. A married couple, one nulted to the other and basking each other's smiles are ubout ius near the happiness ot heaven a? they can get ami a married couple, unevenly yoked and living within the shadow of each other's dis satisfaction itnd abuse are about as near the "hot place" as they can get. It seems that it would be well for the Pennsylvania legislators of color to consult llo*. Harry C. Smith o?' Ohio and somo of fcho leaders of color in N. Y. as to the best method of get ting an Equal .Rights liill through a state legislature. There is no use "giiev Sr.g over split, milk." The only thing to do is to go ahead and try 'again. Hon. Charles \V. Anderson t* a candidate for the position of Collec tor of Internal Revenue at New York, j a position which he held with honor and credit for many yours, being ap pointed by Col. Theodore Roosevelt. Wo hope that he may succeed in his| cflort. Few leaders in tjhls country enjoy the confidence and esteem of all classes as does Charles W. Ander son of New York. A IMM'UIiAftt PliAd-! FOR T>KA*ISTKKH. \ The following telegraphic report, which was reproduced in iui Afrlctm journal is of tvpeclal interest: Zion, 111., Jan. 21. ? ?Hesidents of i Zion were Riven now light! on the j terrors of the infernal regions today 1 when Overseer Wilbur Glenn Volivia issued ndvnnco sheets on a 'Hand book and Guide to Hell, bused on: what he said ho recently had recelv-, ed . "Kvery sinner is gofrng to he pun ished with an orerdose of his own Bin,*' Vollvlu doolaned. "A tolaicco smoker will be looked up in u dun full of tobacco smoke. A chewer of] the filthy weed will l>o immersed to: his neck in a vat of tobacco Juice. A drinker will pass his term of puriCicu ?/ion in a no'atorjum. flLled with beer, wine and whisky." ? It seems t)o ub that this "Hand* book and Guide to Hell." will material ly Inorease the number of applicant.-*, | who will wautj to lodge during the remainder of eternity In a pu,i< ho'. much in keeping with ih>'ir tastes I and appetites. If Overseer Volivia I tan bring (|heBO "souks" hereabouts ; ? o believe all that, ho Bays is true tho gravo yardB will be overflowing dur ing this and tjic coming year. THK PlUHIUUTlON SITUATION. Tho outlook in UiIk country at the present time for prohibition is gloomy, j Ihc saloon seems to have gono t? stay but It sewns as though whiskey j red its ktndjrftd concoctions huvfc c* u-t to stay. Tho theorists 'n the government have sought to mak ; Hin violation of the prohibition luws lucre certain of punishment th.iii tho ten mission of robbery or murdor. As H logical result, the laws read one way and a large proportion of the. body politic act another. It is a? much a oomnum sight now to see men reeling drunk in oommuu ities as it formerly was to see them doing t.he same thing coming front the doors of a lialoon. It is plainly evident that the industrial and com mercial intoroBts considered that the saloon elements were getting more than their legitimate sharo of busi ness and to tliia extont were paralyz ing legitimate activities. They Joined in the crusade against liquor with the lesult that tho revolution went too far. Now the Government is seeking to control this truffle again through the medium of the drug stores and l>y means of tho physicians. The ridicu k us part of It. i? that, only a limited j number of whiskey blanks are allow i c.I to a physician. This Is equivalent | to saying that whiskey as a medicine ! is not needed. If it is needed, tho I rhysician should be fjie Judge of just j how much ho should prescribe. It is I evident that the relaxation of the I strict regulations is in sight . Making it a crime for a person to have a half pint bottle on his person or in his placo of business is about as ridiculous as anything could he. In New York, a dealer has had his plate of business under the control and ob servation of several ofllcers paid by tho Government. The cause of it was that he had a half pint bottle of whiskey in his placo wlirn the officers raided the place. A free people will aot long tolerate thta kind of action. It must necessarily bring about a re action to the injury of those people, who are advocating these kind of re piessive mean* res. A (HANOK OF lM>li?CY. Wo note wtth intorowt a statement issued <>y the Department of Labor relative to the color-line. It is of spoeial interest at this time and indi cates an absolute change of policy In dealing with a largo body of Ameri can citizens, cotmnonlr culled Negro es, whether they bo aa blnek an mid night or as white as (he dripping snow., lion. James J. Davis la Secre tary of Labor unci in n eomiriunlca Con sent' to the press of the country under (Into of April 26, 1921, ho says: "Tho so-called Division of Negro Economic* linn lu?en abolished by the Secretary of 1-dibor largely because there is no such thing as segregating t,hc 'economies' of Negro wage-earn ers from those of any other race. It is fundamentally un-American to cre ate classes or fo recognize classes. Our laws do not distinguish between white men and Negroes or any other class or classes. This Is liigh ground and we are wondering if this statesman will live up to the principles, which he has enunciated. This is why Dr. George IS. Haynes and his bureau flourished under a Democratic Administration and went out of ollice under a ltcpub l'.cnn one. Col. Giles H. Jackson of ibis ci?y was primarily responsible1 for the establishment of this Bureau and then he had the "lime of his life" in attempting to "keep the sad die" so to speak. The logic of the sit uation is tihat if a?i administration In tends to create or to recognize class and racial distinctions then it should j establish bureaus to maintain and , make more emphatic Its position In this matiter. Tho position taken by the I honorable Secretary is all right. Wo re-echo his ringing announcement that J "It is fundamentally un-American to create classes or to recognize classes. Our laws do not distinguish between white men and Negroes or any other class or classes." Will Secretary Davis live up ;<? those principles? We believe that he Will. Under this flag, objcctional rue* signs will disuppear and racial din- 1 crimination from above will disap-i pear, resting only upon the voluntary action of the white and colored em ployees of l|?e Department. In giving j expression to these declarations of | principles, the distinguished states- j man is In line with the position of Editor William Monroe Trotter of j Boston, llev. W. If, Jernlgan of Wash ington, Dr. W. H B. Du Bols of New , York and the host of leaders assoclat j ed with tihem. j On the other hand, this position antagonizes In a measure thati occu p'ed by Dr. 31. R. Moton, Hon. Knimett J. Scott and tho "army" of loaders as sociated with thorn. Not, that they would take direct issue with tho dis tinguished Secretary, but they tako tke position of Qrover Cleveland, that it is a c?ndit-icn and not a theory tjiat confronts ua. Personally, wo aro with .'Secretary IXt*1s ,lf ho will faithfully *Aud religiously live up to the principles enunciated. I It begins to look as though wo arc about to enjoy the sunlight of a now day, where otfernal right principles will be recognized ' and where tho I temporary expedient** of today will be cant aside. This oroating of "Jim crow" bureaus and departments has Komo good, but to our mind ha* done more harm. The sign, "Bureau oC Negro Eco nomics" prejudiced our case In Wash ington whenever * it was noted that tliis discriminating lettering was r< cognized and established by a nat ional Administration. We aro Ameri can citizens of African dcsivnt. We aro Americans first aJid Africans. Afro Americans tfolorcd people or Ncfsroe* afterwards. We simply bow to the expedient* for the time being for the reason that wc cannot get anything better; but vo do not. like thotn. We believe tlr.it President Harding is tho directing force in tills Government a/t the pres ent time and that Vho position of this Department is In keeping with tho wishes of the Chief Executlvq. But Secretary Davis too recognizes that "it is a condition and not. a theory that confront# us." when he says.: "It is rceognized that there is a race distinction and sometimes it is very convenient to have the assis'jin 'e of a representative of a race In deal ing with the members of that race. S<? far as labor matters are concerned the race distinction becomes more pronounced In the field of collective bargaining when troubles he'tween employers and employees threaten. For that reason a member of tin; Ne gro race litis been appointed a com missioner of conciliation, who has been detailed to serve wherever the Secretary may feel the need of race representation and t|p advise the Sec re' a ry. We do not exactly see how this last statement squares entirely with the declaration of principles prcvlous ly expressed. We take i > though tlr.?t the goal that Secretary Davis seeks to reach is pet forjjh in his first state incut and that his recognition of this race distinction is only prelimi nary to his effort, to eradicate it 1" : om the American system. lie contin ues his eommenr as follows: "This change of policy so far hi# been working very satisfactorily. M""h v^bi^ble information Ins been gathered regarding pertinent data and statistical information reliti/<- t > Ne gro workers mid a brief r&ljaee 's now available bearing on the approximate trend of industrial employment, nno unemployment amovg Negro toilers. The publications of the Department 'No Tvllgr: V" '.a :>*?* '7* r * '""v Negro at. work during the Wor'd War and during reconstruciion' aro still available for froo distribution through tlho Department of Labor, Washington, 1). C." So far uh wo are able to observo, this change of policy will meet a hearty t espouse from every section of the country whero right principles are recognized anil conscientious ofllclals are encouraged. We conclude as Sec retary Davis began: I It is fundamentally un-American to create classes or to recognize classes. Onr law*; do not distinguish between | white men and Negroes or any other i class or classes. Wlljli Fit. A N('H MAKCII TO ItlOItLIX? The outlook for peace in Europe Ks lot brigli'.. The gloomy situation is caused by the attitude of the French ' Government in insisting that Germany 1 shall pay t.be Cull amount of repana tions sometimes called an indcinni ' ty by the Allies. Germany as repre- , sented by the prercnt Goverrynonts declares its Intention to live up to the Tren y of Versailles as for as ii is able, but at the timo, It declared that the terms of the treaty were Im possible of fulfillment and that the document was signed under diirors. This fchen presents an interesting not to say dangerous situation. The time for the fulfillment of the term* are at hand and the German Govern ment declares that it is unable to comply with these terms although willing to go to the extent of Its abil i ty. The schedule of statistics heal ing upon this subject received but scant consideration at the hands of Hie Allies. They had taken pos;-.os?ioii of GcriHanyV. colonial possesion.' una-:; the guise of mandates and they had crippled hor merchnnt murine and levied an embargo or tax of 12 per cent upon her exports. , Now, t.liey are demanding that she fay in full the amount that .ier op ponent In arms havo decidcd that she mut'l pay. Germany in not p?y'?ig j this amount and France declares that I jtic will act as collec'lor in this mst | tor and will police Gorman territory, | not slopping outsido of un'ii ' tne amount Is paid. In the meantime. I the preseut Government which is in disfavor hohls on only on account of its appuront ability to deal with tho Allies. What will be tho result when this Government admittedly falhi In its purpose and tjhe revolutionary ele ments In that country proceed to talu. . possession and to over-throw me*, who } are now In oflloe? _ 4.. . , , 1 1 What will French .tVoops do in Germany under snch conditions? Tbe maddene<l fury of the mob will break out and the brutal natures In man will assert, themselvea France will bo at war with Germany and under tho agreements new existing betiween Great Britain and Italy and Jwun, these Great Powers inunt oome to the aid ef France. Then ltimda may, by some seeret pact go to tfke aid or Germany and tho communistic ele ments t* that country and the result will be another Wbrld War. not an well organized as the one just, con eluded, but more brutal, b'.oorlier and conduct ed regardless of the rule# of modern warfare. Can France, which has suffered moist a* a result of tbe previous con flict wage another war against the Gorman people alone and if sho does wage it, does she not risk annihila tion in finance and in men. whether or not sho wins orlosoa the contest? This i is what, is worrying Lloyd ?corge, Premior of Great Britain.'; He hesitates to give his approval to what may be "regarded as a suicidal policy. Germany has already given notice that the earrytng out or this French programme will result in tho withdrawal of the diplomatic repre s'ntatives from Loudon and Pariu. This results in a diplomatic rupture, which is n prelude to wur. France eomplMins that Germany has not dis armed in accordance with the tonus of the Treaty of Versailles. Is Ger many still armed? She may bo partial ly so. It is costing Great Britain over fifty million dollars per year in try ing to preserve p<Mc.e in Ireland and ?.o keep down the people in the sou\vi? crn part of that war ridden ceuntry. What will it cost Franco to coll'-ct i, he reparation money from Germany. Tie Knox peace resolution has already p.issed tho United States Senate The United States of Amorici id in no elliancc with franco and can not go t-e her support in a contest where ?he invades another country and attempts to subjugate n woopie It is an open question as to whether the AHie? would consider themselves under any obligation to assist her either unless they specifically author Wed her fco proceed. Selfislio?*5e and personal Aggrandizement constitute M*o growing menaces of today ami tonior row and the next day. The whole world, with the possiblo exception of France is sick of war They have had their fill of blood-shed and suffering, the severing of the fam lly ties and the piling up of colossi! war dcb*s, which unborn generation v must pay. The leading statesmen of 1 Frsnce are heinp carried ;>\vny by the I ,?!-r \ -.itf pv<* f }.o rue. 1 the full eurden will uliimatety- u??t ? upon thv French people. The outlooW Is gloomy, illumined only by the ill vine declaration, "Ho holds the dw't ny of nations in llis hands." PltOSKWTION II Y T1IK UOVKItiV MM NT. The Government officials, despite tho dangerous and unsnllsfastory export once, it has already hud In pro* jrut Ing practically everybody it com., prosecute is now further unsettling conditions by a sensational prosoculioii of t lie United States Steel Corpora* ? ion. In it:> crusade against the Stand aid Oil Corporation, charging that it was an organization in restraint or trade, ;iho only ?effect observu>>;-i amongst the people, who purcnasel the product of tho concern was tho 1 costing of prices. The competi' ion, which tho Govern mont was alleged to he permitting caused the price of coal oil or Kero sene to soar lb three or four times Its usual price. As for gasoline, every owner of a car or cleaning and press lug establishment paid Increased pric es for the product. It seems to us 10 l a time for tho prosecuting part of t!io Government to shut up shop. They are prosecuting people, who say anything against tho Government. They aro prosecuting everybody, who oelioves in Socialism or Communism. Thoy aro prosecuting everybody, who taken the time to mako whiskey. They are confiscating tho property of people, whether guilty or innocent, who own automobiles and iu which may be found a bottle of whiskey. Thoy are prosecuting any man. who has oven as much as a pint of whiskey In iiis house or in ins pocket. Th \v aro doing all in :4u>ir power to inter fere with those newspapers, who ex ercise the right of free speech. They are keeping a conscientious old man. ' known by the name of Kugene V. Dolts in tho Atlanta Penitentiary and all this is a logical legacy liandea down from the Wilson Administration whose Democratic otltclals now hold r.fllco under a Ropublican Attorney General of t lie United States. J It seems to us that It is time to ?all a halt on these kind or assault* upon certain people of this country. In tho imeantlmo, thieves and robbers are having u freo hand in this country The Government seems to bo too busy prosecuting nnd persecuting people, who aro jnnoccnt of having violated any law or to havo done any wrong to proceed In tho work of apprehending them. In this connection, the follow lug telegraphic report will prove to bo interesting reading: Washington, April" 29.? Mail rob lerlcM. roported from several cities in ;ie country during tho last twenty our hours, have speeded up the gun ning expedition Postmaster-General, /ill Hays has inaugurated agatnrt ho bandits. Having been warned that postal lerks on trains are now being erjuir I'M wlfch 16,000 automatic revolvers, applied by the War Department and undreds of shotguns, the robbers avo been wary recently of ntjackinj, rains. At the transfer ]>olnts In large cities, however, their depredation* juntinuo and it is to meet this situat |hn that the Post-office Department is ow turning its attention. It has been decided that, at points frhore vast sum^ of specie are to be ransforred, not only will tho postal jrnployos be more heavily armed than heretofore, but1 when necessary their forces will he augmented by armed rooi)?. borrowed from army pouts ear-Sy. A robbery reported in New ersey Friday was an example of the necessity, ifi was explained here of friiore fprces at transfer points 'I ho Jf-ansfcr clerk on this occasion was rmed, but before he could draw his |pun, was shot in tfhe face by tho rol) |er band, which escaped with the ?nail sacks. Scores of thousands of mail llnve been reported to the Post -office Department during the last twelve ninths. Of over $0,000,000 losses suf ered in these r oh r fries less th:n half as been recovered. To stop this ihc lorks are to be armed with aiu cs and riot gunst 1,000,000 roun.la of ammunition have bcei. ?u nrj over o the department by the army, and reward of $f>,000 has been offered to ny one who captures a maii robber. Already 'there has been a falling off n i he average total of robberies since ho new system was announced. The rms are now being rapidly delivered to affected points, and there will be o let up in vigilance. Postal mail clerks are to he refill ired to risk thoir lives in defending Unites States Mail, while the Department o? Justice officials are whiling away their time killing men, who make whiskey and putting in jails and penitentiaries of the country people who are guilty of committing nominal offenses. The late P. T. Mar nu m, was right when he said, "Tho American peeple like to be inim lugged,." It' is a?* true today as it was the day he gave expression to his opinion. \y ^ l"?sd hoped that the prcs out Attorney-General would see to It that common sense ruled that Depart ment and that the mistakes of his predecessor In ofllce would (tease for ever more. NO COI/OIt IjINK in politics. It seems that Secretary of LaYor Davis has spoken for the Admlnistr i !lon. He declare* th-t it ?s funda tii en tally un -An; or loan to croate clasc r* or u> reco^auo cluster. Our law*. do not distinguish between white men u.nd Negroes or any other class or clashes. What we want to know Is tho attitude of tho "Lily White" Republi cans towards the Harding Adininistru tici: and what will bo the course of action on the part of the "Lily JJlack?" Ji dealing with this "all powerrui" government at Washington. If Joseph I'. llrady, Ksq., and lion, llenry W. Anderson and their fac lions are right. Attorney J. R. l'ollard and 1). A. Ferguson. IK 1). S., aro right and if on the other hand, tho "l.lly Whites" are wrong, then the 'Lily Hlaeku" are wrong. There cy ?? he no place in this Government or w'thin the genuine Republican 1'arty for those racial distinctions. We shall watch with interest the result of this ruling. Hon. C. Hascom Sicmp is said to be committi'd to the elimination of \he citizen of color in he affairs of the Republican Pn?*ty How can he "square" his action wlt'i he ruling of the olliciul mouth-piece of the Harding Administration. It may be well to note too that the utterances of Secretary of Labor Davis are in line with the 'policy adopt ed by the American Federation of l>abor, of which that Master dlplo lat and leader Is the official head. ,We shall watch with interest the re lilt of in interesting nit nation. Tho American Government! at Washing ton is back s'nudlng upon the funda ien?<al principles of the Republic. A tatesmau is in the white house, who up to this time seems to have ihe oarage of his convictions and who not either ashamed or afraid ti lake them known to all of this world. We hope tlia't the moral effect will e reflected in this common wealth ?) the extent that small men, men of mall calibre and little intellect, whci i' conies to dealing with great prlnci les may sec and hear and in so do uk will be made to understand. Theivs hould bo but one Republican Party n Virginia, it should he composed of white and colored people, one careful of :Jho feeling and tho Interest* of the tlier and both refraining from any ct or language that would tend to ltond tho other. Then, we all can ork fur one purpose, tho glory of this cpubllc ami the grandeur of tho 'commonwealth in which wo live. LI1U0KIA ANI> TlfK ??IjKOPAIU> | MEN." I Mr. Archibald Johneeu. n?vr tem porarily riv.hllng in MontreUX, Swit zerland sends us a clipping from the London Daily Mail, In which Mr. P. ' 11. Newman says that cannibalism exlstrt in the hinterland of Liberia and that human flesh liaa been offer I cd to him as a delicacy. We cannot say that wo aro actually surprisad at this an civilization la extending and exerting itself to correct these evils These cannibals, conveniently called "leopard men" live next door to Li* berla. so to speak, but over here in the United States of America, they cook human flesh, in the hinterland, which hinterland Is located in tlwis country. It is not server! as a delicacy, but Is used as a swuvenir. Colored men have boon burned at the stake In , Arkansas, Texas ami other StaUm of [ this Union, where civilization is said . to exist nnd where churehos may ho seen on every side. It baa been found j practicr.lly impossible t? stamp out the practice. If people In tihls coun try, with their civilisation and thei eivllizlng influences aro guilty of such practico what must be said of the Llberian Republic and the dis tricts adjacent theroto? Surely 1t Is another case of seeing tho moto in our brother's eye, while he Is oblivious of the beam tiliat it is in our o.vn eye. S ION A TOR TRUMAN NMWHKRRY'i VINDICATION. The United States Supreme Court! handed down a decision, Monday, Mayl '?ir.d, 1921 that will he generally npj proved by law-abiding citizens oveiy-j whore, lly a unanimous opinion, th< verdict convicting Senator Truman H. Newberry of n felony in having ex pending too inn eh money in securinf liis nomination in the Michigan prim ary was sot aside and in this connei lion flic conviction of sixteen othei persons was also nullified. The Gourd by a f> to 4 conclusion docided alscj that Hie net was unconstitutional am that the Congress exceeded its author! ty in placing such a law upon ilit| statute books. We havo felt all along that p*!ffcOM?1 feeling played too greater part ill this conviction and that tho Senni ? this conviction anil that the Sen a to J justico. No one will ever fully kno.i and realize the humiliat?ion to w*ic! he nnd his family havo been subje?toi and it is tempered and mitigated 011I3 by this ringing decree, which will enl i' hie Wiin to look eqHaroly in tJi? his follows fiKain. Surely Justice niaj be secured ->t the capita] of the natlod even tliougti it may no 1oh,s delayet in asserting ilsoli.