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4 % VOLUME XXXIX, NO. 23 firiir PREPARE FOR GREAT STATE CONVENTION l( Charles Stewart) l.ynchburg, Va., April 10. This has been a busy year at the Virginia Theological Seminary and College, and Dr. Robert Woods, is busy preparing bis report to make to the Virginia Baptist Convention wb'eb meets May J), in Danville and promises to be the greatest in the history Of the organization. There has been some real work done during (ho past year. An administration building costing little over one hundred thousand dollars is about completed, ninety thousand dollars has been paid on it and the effort will he to raise approximately forty thousand dollars to clear the building, and the institution will be lret! from all indebtedness. lOvery I baptist in Virginia, in fact throughout the country, especially .those who attended the institution, are urged by the president of the convention as well as the president of the school to take part in the raising of $fiU,uuu for education ami mission. During (his year there is an 'en rollment of .">.">7, with a faculty of l!S. It is remarkable how the Negro Maptists of Virginia are practicing the doctrine of se^f-help and are mooting with abundant success. We are going to have a great program," said Dr. T. .1. King, "and there will he many ministers trom ?iul of the stille. Our loyal friends and members from District of (<>lumbia. Pennsylvania. New York and New Kngland will be down and all promise to being large contributions to assist in the great work which we are doing. We are not sitting wailing for our white friends to carry as along, for we .are now fall grown men and v. e are just showing lite world that without talking" 'I'lle iveUiir iinl in..10 In of I .ova I Street Itaptist Church, to fVetliej* willi the other Haptists announce I hat everything is reads to entertain the lan;e delegation. I'lcMv Loonies for all COIi. w. 111: \ K Y .in NHS. (.'rami Patron of (In- order of F.as1ern S(;m* of I'ii^iuia Laid to Rest. Col. \V. Ilonry Jones passed peacefully away Sunday morn, at -: 1 . April 2nd. at the Ketreat for the Sick. Ho had heen ill for some time. His funeral took plaee Tuesday. April llli. from the First Itaptist 'Church. lie had hoon a faithful member of said church for a nutnher of years. The POth I'salm was read by Rev. K. (). Johnson. A fervent prayer was offered by IJev, S. ('. Uufe'.l. Tin' aide I'astor. I>r. \V. T. .lohnson preached a sympathetic sermon, which brought much comfort to the bereaved family. Solos were beautifully rendered by Mrs. Anna II. Davis, of Norfolk. \'a . Mrs. \nnle Deane and Miss Nellie I'isher. He was prominent ly connet ted with the fol'.ow.i nj? or.tta ni/a t ions: Masons, Order of Ida. tern Star, a Colonel on the P.riuadier tleneral's Staff of the Filiform Hank of the 'Knights of Pythias. ;i member of 111? Order ami True Vino Court, of Calaiilhe. lie was (Jfand Marhlmll of t he Fraud l.odire of Virginia. Kniuhts of P.vthliis, member of (lood Pros peri * uiiimii, i. m . i a i k e. mi' was highly respected 1 ?y 11.? entire community. . . ( The Order <* 1' Kastern Star was represented by the drain! Olhcers of the State. The floral designs were numerous a ml costly. I'tmeral director \V. 1. Johnson olhciated. Interment in Woodland Cemetery. miis. m'/./n: ii. m:\vis iwssls. Huntington. W. Va., April 1.-? The (loath of Mr?. Li/./.ie it. Lewis, wife of Hov. A. I). Lewis, pastor of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, this city, 011 March 22 nit. following a brief illness from Pneumonia, cast a gloom of sorrow, not only over the homo of this good pastor, hut over the entire community, where she had lived for more than thirty years. The entire family was at her bedside when the end came. Mrs. Lewis was a woman of excellent character, a devoted Kvifo and mother and well known for her earnoat Christian life, full of benevolence and beneficence. The funeral was held from the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, of which she was a charter member. Kev. J. D. Coleman, now of the IMuefleld Colored /#: ^ h; ,j?^?=e ; M : x 291 ^//i r^v$W / =; | | Institute and the lirst pastor oi this ? 1111 n !i. preached tin- sermon. Scores were tinned a wav unable to yet iii. The lloral offerings were < numerous and beaut it'll 1. The funeral was attended by the Order of St. I.tike, of which she was an honored mouther. Mrs. Lewis leaves to motion their loss, her husband, Lev. A. I). Lewis, 1 and ill roe sons, Albert 1>. Jr., Leonard J. and Key. Lloyd <)., till of whom nr.- married and own their own homos, I lev . L. (). Lewis now (lean in .Mni'ohouso College. Atlanta, (la., and held for several years an im- 1 portant past ore to in Lynchburg, Va., where ho wont on completing hisl theological education at I'nion rni-jJ versify. The sympathy of the coin-.niunitv poos out to this bereaved ' family. I ^ I | ] I Mrs, Emma Kills Passed A\yny. ; Mrs. Km 111a Kills departod this lite Sunday, April 2, at 1:20 P. M. ' I at the residence) of her daughter and 1 son-in-law, Oil 1-2 N. Twenty-ninth! Street, after a short Illness. Horj funeral took place Wednesday, April s>tli from the Fourth Haptist Church, j Rev. E. Payne, 1). I), preached a most touching sermon, assisted by Rev. S. ^ P. Robinson. A beautiful solo was j rendered by Mrs. Rosa Tally. N She was a kind, dovoted Christian. ,j In the community she was highly es- i teemed by both white and colored, j The floral tributes more many and . RICHMOND, l*M i i Uli <n ill i xmmhHn " A' - ' Y -V-V\ " < it* ' ^ - : V ' *? ; ? /A .' .r ,v ' ' $ I? Jg . i 11 r \ |' , v-tiTt? ns*'ifiim c*v' - ~?1 micv fci ?::3 u in FROM FAINTING \<tv hen tiliful. Sin- loaves t<> mount l in ir loss, one daughter and son inlaw, Mrs. Nettie P. ami llosca Hooker. four trrand children, two nieces ami a host of friends. I lor roumins wore laid to test hy I'mlertnke Deacon Alpheus Scott in Kver^reen. Pallbearers were. Active, Deacons John Scott. (leorj'O ('lay.' Charles Stevens, Washington PollingMarsha*!! Stevens, I'roston Christian. Honorary. William Handall. | i NATIONAL CEMETERY MEMORIAL ! Memorial Exercises at lhe Xationil Cemetery will take place Tuesday. May "0, 11>22. under auspices of tho 'Jenrgo A. Ouste Post. No. 1, Grand Xriiiy of the Republic and W. A. fankins Camp, No. t'>, C. S. Spanish War Veterans. We ask the public o help make this a grand day. Wo isk you,, prayerful consideration. All ire (Welcome. Richard Davis, Commander; Giih ( ITopson, Chairman; E. Branch, , Secretary. } ? ??? - George W. Bison's Wife Dead. A telegram was received last Yedncsday evening from George W. tison announcing tho death of his vife that day. Editor John Mitchell t fr. had just arrived from New York I >ut ho wired him that ho would he > >resent at the funeral. Dr. E. R. t lefferson will accompany him. I VIRGINIA. SATURDAY. A1 BBWrV;" -jSt*. ' UN 1 m v | ||^f ' Ik mri AH |N / -' ^ 4 %. 11 ;;vv |V\> ft " t'V/H ^ ' & i v . > * '* ; ft '/>-*, If . ^ /? . iC -J* ---' ^ 'X\ *V / /... V,; * > ^S'&it$h> ^ ' '1. /A"' ,i5i''5i'.v . < 'if* , ?J / V>> < *? l\;- ;| ;y ? .v* / Wk/ \ % I i f , !1 i : < %Mi \ <v.^v' ? - v- h I fi ^te'4 if V -1; ?1 RECT10N Vb^ ^ lii .Mciiioriaiu. Knloivd into rrst 1'ioriKil, April !?.; I'.lL'l. A. I). rUICK. liolovftl husliniul! t , ; v . .. i . . ? ? - 1 ill in 'M HUI illHI 1,'UIK'r OI .\. I Prieo, Jr. In (Soil's Care. In Memorial)). . ) In sad Inn loving remembrance of :iui' devoted sister and aunt, M.YHlKTTA Id Id.I AX (Mill ,KS. who de-j liartcd tliis lite April ltitli, I 1, one ( *?!? r :? ?'/* * ' "To live in hearts we leave behind, is not to die." Her devoted brother, JOHN' R. CHILES and FAMILY la Meniorhnn. Abingdon, Yn., April 1. 1922. Ono year ago, April 7, ROREltT S'Ol'NO lel't us and journeyed to hat land not made with hands. We niss him: we miss him, but I hopo somo day'We'll meet to part no more. His loving wife, NANNIE E. YOUNO. 4 ? i > Hudolph Jordan (Jone. Mr. Curtis Jordan bad tlio misforuno to lose by death bis brother, tudolph Jordan. Interment was In .Vooriland Cemetery. Funeral Dlrecor Robort C. Scott had charge of lite remains. PRIL 15. 1922 "" / ?fj m!??, rp' (/ ' &&& *$ ' t i V: J $-M' VNi \'K ' * K " ,.' ' A W j u? %pi '%, f i -'v; ??. / ? ' * .,W# '**<: SjSssSlV, 4* 1 ,-'4 " J W.\ '4 \'YU . - ;'' M\v N| *m ' ' - ? te # ' 1 p w^k / t }rn j'r </ : ' - - "- ili V V n?>(W>t .//; ?V ' ... . < ,VM" i V i ' . ' W\ > / - - ^,. iM i . X ' ; :'&i i W |'l ; :| I k#d X'"' Ss\ h } if ?||% P Mfvyv*i v-v?XH*o*5**v 1 ?A4iisrv\ (Mr* ^ A M / :ISI i:\.\XH?THOMAS. Or. :iii?i Mrs. A Wwnmlor S. Thomas i-iM|Uf si I he ploasuro of your cdiii I'ii11v ;n i [ic marriage 01 iiii'ir daughter. Annio Harnostine, (o Rev. 11<> 1 man Wndswortli Evans, A. 1!.. It I) , mi Wednesday morning. April 11 II, 11)22. at eleven o'clock. SIC. N'ortli Court It Street, Richmond. Va. Pro-tin pt ial recaption Tuesday, April 25. 15)22. from S to II P. 51. Crionds invited. No cards. ? Card of TtntnliK, Mrs. I.illio FX Jonos takes this medium, of thanking the many friends, neighbors and organizations for many deeds of kindness shown her during the illness of her husband Mr. W. Henry Jones and the subsequent death. May the blessings of (Jod rest upon each of you. saijVAtiox a km v KV.wtiin.is ric REVIVAL SERVICE. Tho Salvation Army, of Richmond, will conduct an Evangelistic, Revival Service at Hood Temple, Adams and Clay Streets, Saturday, April 15th, at 8 P At. Commissioner Thomas Estill will conduct the service and music will he rendered by the Chesapeake Divisional Ilrass Rand. The doora wi.ll open at 7 s 15. FASHION SHOW (II IFF TO M.XKI. \V101)I)I\(J (iOW'N. Miss Mallio M.nndoville, th<? advance agent for Iho big Spring Fashion Show here Tuesday evening April ^ 1 Nth at Srkd, Havo Theatre. Second. near Marshall Sti-eet, has completed all details and arrangement here for " the big production of the National ^ Designers of America. . ^ The most costly outlay of tinery. ' consisting mostly of imported French Si and I'ersian material will he shipped to Richmond in a day or two from " Hie New York headquarters studio. In fact it will he by far the most si elaborate production of littery any ni colored show has ever sent South 1< from New York. F The woddiug scene will be a dis- < ' tinct tribute in which colored society h win acnievo us rmropoati distinction. U Preparations gn> being made for tin* handling of tlio lingo wardrobe both h horo and the Now York end. Several (i thousand dollars worth of material p will bo transported horo for the big ., society event. I, .Mine. M. 11. Cofor, the chief do- j, signed, is expected to arrive with tin* , last consignment of material. The crowd at the Theatre Tuesday night will he handled by experts, who will .. see that everyone will be courteously treated. Mine. Color will show " the Richmond audience some of lie; generosity by giving away one of t"n rich no gowns. The Hon Marche Wedding seen" will ho a production never before ' attempted bv coloted society in any theatrical stage. The bride's gown '* will be made in full view of the audience by Madam Cofer. the expert gown builder, iii .just thirty minutes. uesi i: m'ti oiapeu :I1UI eotll plet <'i| . (let your tiekets now or yon. nt ay not be able (o pet in tin- niulit of the show on account of fin* crowd . Th lids on salo at Millers Hotel Pharmacy, Howard Pharmacy, First ami Jackson; Piown's Phanuacy. We-a ^ Loiph St.; SI. I,uke Hall, Sampson'.Tonsorial Parlors and all the Dies:-- j| makers. Tin* purpose of I lie Association !- p fo establish a ready-to-wear lion -e for women, in New York t'ity. Ail j, pawns in this show are made by coloi-ed artists and \?ill he worn by liviup' models. ;t Mrs. Carrie ('. Hawkins of Fourth c Street will exhibit her artistic liat - ,, on livtnp models. As we >;o to l l'e-:. we see that Mine. Fannie DeKnipht. j. formerly a Richmond school teacher, w now a dramatic teacher in New York d will entertain us between the acf<. (> Please don't miss this wonderful treat d wo have for you. u w in:ii.\'rin<; at iikcima imon ;t pnivkuxity, o \\ All arrangements for the annual trianpular debate between Lincoln, How- si aid and I'nl^n I'niversities are rapidly v beinp perfected. There is a detenu into lion on tin- part of every i'nionite t< ' do all in his power that I'nion max win from each of the other nietnhe: % of the irianule. At the preliminaries held in tin* ITiivorsit.v Cltajiel on Satm day n.'piit March ISth the follow inp men were seh*ctod to represent the 'led and Steel in the forensic world for the school year: L. M. Tobin: 11. .1 Mc 1 Cuinn: <1. \Y 11ietcs t if it . .." x P. I>. Johnson and A. I.. Harris. <> L..H, Most ami ('. I.. Franklin wi ; < " oho.son as altornatos. '*i Kaohof thoso sods of I'nion is ran- " Kcjfiiis of (ho jjravc ifspou^iliili'v J'osls ?l|>iill hit!) \n main ainitiK tho in viabi?? toc.nrd inaiio by I'nion ill tlio to bat.inn world in tlio days of K. ?1. Smith. \'. I). Johnson, F II Johnson and 11. Thompson, tlio natnos t! ' whom will ovor ho immortnli/od at I'nion for thoir nowor to bal'flo opl>"nouts and nwny jndi;os as well as audi ctii'i-s witli Iho'r oratory and loyio. lOnoh dohator is work in;; assidiousiy to duidioato I'nion's viotory of la\ ;i yoar ovor Howard and to avonitr th * dofoat by hincoln. Tho dobiito will bo hold Friday niuht April 2Sth. Subjool : Ijosolvod. "Thtt* |? Kmnlovors ohonM ? - "" "1" ' II Shop in American ]ndlistries." Union will defend iho positive siilo of th" question at liotno against l.ineeln and (l the aJYirinat ivo side at Washington ugiMnst Howard. Tho alumni an 1 friends of Union aro expected to be present to this tho intellectual clas-V g of tho season. ii V. 1). JOHNSON'. Va. Union University. ^ ^ ^ ^ .i Till) KTK.WI) THi:\TU 10. w Tho loaso on tho Strand Tlioatro, hold fliy Che Jtiko Wells Interests. 11 (white) will soon erpire. The present rental is $X,0<)0.00 per year and this 'v will in till probability bo doubled by the other theatrical enterprise seeking to got possession of this playhouse. 01 It will btf romomborod that the 'J' structure was purchased by President '' John MJtchell, Jr., of the Mechanii's Savings Hank. Bonds to the amount of $100,000 were issued recently. ?' with the America^ Trust Company as h agent and these v will be shortly h placed on tho market for purchase ti by the small Invostor. Tho value of E tho building Is now estimated to O bo $260,000.00. ?. i'< +A - VIRQINUfypnrn hi aPRn ":'"f! '* ' ! ' w > - m i *w i^KICE, FIVE CEN TS i? - jiwu_ .. Tin; SALVATION Alt.UV. * M* Commissioner Thomas Kstill, a ;i 1 vat ion Arinv loader of worldwide ^porience and many years of service i tliis country and many lands will is;t Richmond and will conduct an vangelistie Meeting in the Hood emple heflween Adam and Clay Sts ;itunlay, lath inst. at S IV ,\T. Commissioner Kstill has hevn conected with the Salvation Army for vor forty years, he having been as? dated with the fonmler of tho lovement. The organ izalum wan nown as the Christian .Mission when still, as a voting man in his homo ty of Whithy, Hngland threw in him >t with William liooth in his plate >r world-wide evangelization lie is of a very practices turn of lind, his efforts for the amelioration I the woes and miseries of mankind ave been of a very direct nature n,l Kslill Colony in South Africa ears eloquent testimony to his gents for finding a workable solution Hi,- ciiy's problems of uiiemp'oy lellt . fourteen years ago Commissioner ist ill was apnniuted t?> the direction t i!i>' Army's iielivilios in r! 1. west ! ii tides with too:ul(|Unrl<Ts .it Chi ,iun iitnl two yours ago in the i eor .in .'nt i1111 |r':in of tli?* movement as iiim-ti runt ro 1 ot nil wnt'li oi f h 11 t rn :i m! sunt hern stn te - Tin- ;;rent l?*:iilor is nil ;ir<lent lit le Stililont .111(1 it would do vhii j'oii.' i listen to him. lion't miss lonriio' im in fin* 1 lo.nl Temple between l.i in iiinl t'luy Streets, Snlnnlm e\ iiitii; ot' this week ut S i' \i I (til I 11 til liiMIlt! Ills I lit Kstil, I lif.l ill SI . I Mlil I j 1 Ic jul a . , i li I ;i. 1 '.i L"J, a I li \ f in 41. ">>: < . I. i lin k. aft or ;i lottir ; n i p.iiiau 11ii -s, Kiiiinilii:; Jackson. iiliti*? mi ni Mrs. Jennie V .1 in-hsnr.. e Hat ksione. ii . } |f ii.it! liciMi :i put if ill ;i' ' lt? lmii.ii iiiff Nuvf nilif r 1 L' 1 ;iiiil !. di'f his niriiitiiin \\ i i i i f\:retiif cnlu. lit! urn tif i' ;i nil I'tirbon ra ii< ! i . 111! !i, rii;itl<> i'i-fn ui nt \ i- it- i i h. ity in ailiuitiistt'r In liis iifil- i <. ii iii t'f ft s. Strenuous efforts wetv iu;u|f ? rnlniiu his 1 iI ' ami at nin> unit Hun 'as niaikeil Improvement in pi' ion it ion, but his case baffled tin i ilif 1111 >?I i t - a I fraternity, until Sun ;iy , Ills I its Mlc OVi'llltm shadow . Iu>:111 to darken the western skies, ilently and poaeel'nlly, Ins sou! timed its flight to the Cod who .rave llts mother and other member; l the family wo re at his bedsin hen the end ranio. I'll** remains were taken to llla< k lone. \'a.. where the funeral set iees were held at the Kpiphanv 1 t'linreh. Wednesday, April i', at noon. ' v It \ M) I,lit "1*1' 11II AT Till: Tl t (' I Itlil OKMIUS HAM,. Come and hear a Cram! Kaste I are at I he True Kefortm i 11 a 11 lomlav niuht. April 17th. ..r s.hn '.dork hy 11enei-aI K. I.. Cairn . oto f our rentest orators an I hiyh oili iai- from New Vnik, who is hen mixing over the work of tlie iiudrlotnl Division of the l iiiversal Negro nimovetnent Assoeia t ion. !!i- snl> et will he. "The Negro the i.niider f t lie World l'.efore Adam." \ on itinot ali'oed to miss hearing Cenorn; aiues . A<1 mission - rents S. II. CUKKN. Pre.idem I! . 1.. JOHNSON. Sr. ret.i' y Mrs. India Srolt. of South I v t < * i i lon.l is out attain a f t r severa1 i oil Its indisposit ion . Mis. Is. K. Jefferson. who hai 11 imlispnsed for several werUr*. i i;rh i in pro veil . All of llio colored savings Panics f Richmond am prospering despiu 1 verse linanrinl conditions. (Inner Hdward Stewart is doing a end hns in ess and is satisfying his nTeasi Hi;' pat roliagO. I'rot*. II. S. Crawford, a teacher t A. IB. S. left on Thursday lor is home in Washington, where, ho ill spend the Master holidays Attorney W. F. Denny is in charge, f the estate of the late Joseph N., vers. It is valued at approximate $10,000.00. Dr. F. Dee Drown, the eye. ear and iroat specialist is doing a prosperas business at his offices, corner of bird and Clay streets, and is huihltg up a most sat isftictory patronage. Mrs. Annie D. Garrett, of Phliaelpliia. Pa. brought the remains of or son here hist week for interment 1 Woodland Cemetery. She is sis r of Mr. A brant D. Morton. .'ID) . Leigh Street. Funeral Director . P. Hayes twas in charge of the* miains.