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1, ■Let All Colored Americans and Friends Protest to Washington Against Post Office Segregation The papers formerly known as The Statesman and The Independent, have been merged into The Denver Star TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR. Number 5 Colorado Annual Conference At Albuquerque, N. M. The Colorado Annual Con- 1 ference of the A. M. E. i Church was held by Bishop H. B. Parks of Chicago, last week at Albuquerque, N. M., and the reports rendered showed that the several charges are enjoying a healthy growth. From almost every appointment a substantial in crease in membership was re ported. The adherents of Allen showed their loyalty to the faith by sending up to the conference the largest finan cial report in its history. The receipts of the conference footed up more than of which S6OO for the confer ence missionaries. Our local churches were not a w'nit be hind in their reports; Camp bell sending $145-5° for Dol lar money and Shorter report ing for dollar money, s44°< a °d for all purposes over S6OOO. So well pleased were the offi cers and members of Shorter with the life labors of their pastor that they sent a strong petition to the Bishop asking for the return ot Rev. Robert L. Pope. The conference branch of the Mite Missionary Society h'cthl its annual session during the conference and the returns ($445.56) were easily in ad vance of all previous records. The election of officers result as follows; Mrs. J. P Wat son, Pres.; Mrs. J. M. Pope, Vice Pres.; Mrs. Mabel Fall ings, Sec'y; Mrs. J. W. Brax ton, Treas. The Rev. A. M. Ward gave a good account of his steward the Rocky Mountain district, and in recognition of his faithfulness, he was re assigned for another year. This session of the conference was confronted with a numb er of grave questions, but the Bishop and members proved themselves equal to the task. The issues were met squarely and bravely and were adjust ed in such away as to main tain a high moral standard for the Church and Ministry. While all the sessions were well attended, the Sunday ser vices come in for special mention. The ordination sermon wa6 preached by Rev. A. M. Ward, and at its close, Bishop Parks ordained Revs, j. B. Perry and S. R. Mc jGinnis Deacons, and Revs. I T. H. Wiseman, and T. L. Cate, Elders. At 3:30 p. m. Sunday, the the ministers were given their appointments. APPOINTMENTS. Rocky Mountain District, Rev. A. M. Word, Presiding Elder. Shorter Chai*el, Denver, Rev. Rob ert 1,. Pope. B. D. Colorado Springe, Rev. D. A. tirahain. D. D. Campbell Chapel. Denver, Rev. James Washington. St. John. Pueblo. Rev. J. W. Rod gers. St. Paul, Pueblo, Rev. A. H. Brooks. Cheyenne, Wyoming, Rev. H. Franklin Bray, D. D. Alien Chapel, Boulder, Rev. J. B. Perry. | Trinity, Salt 1 Lake City. Rev. H. L. Marque. The Denver Star Grand Junction Circuit, Rev. S. R. McGinnis. Sheridan, Wyoming, Rev. B. F. Me- Ogden, Utah, Rev. J. H. Brown, D. D. Cripple Creek, Rev. J. C. Carter. Alliance and Crawford, to be sup plied. Rock Springs and to be supplied. Leadville and Salida. Rev. W. N. i,. Baker. Albuquerque District, Rev. S. D. Lovell, Presiding Elder. Phoenix, Arizona, Rev. J. E. Fletcher. Albuquerque, N. M., Rev. D. R. Jones. Grace Chapel, Trinidad, Rev. J. M. Endlcott. I*as Vegas, N. M.. Rev. K. P. Bond. Walsenburg, Rev. W. S. Humphrey. Douglas. Arizona. Rev. T. H. Pcole. Globe, Arizona, Rev. W. T. Thorn ton. 1-a Junta, Rev. T. L. Cate. Tucson. Arizona, Rev. Wm. E. Rai cliffe. Prescott. Arizona. Rev. P. M. Rick man. Clifton, Arizona —Rev. Graves. Raton, to be supplied. Santa Fe. to be supplied. Durango, to be supplied. REV. H. F. BRAY, D. D The many friends and loyal supporters of the successful administration of Rev. H. F. Bray, D. D., at Campbell Chapel the past year, will learn with regret of his trans fer, at his urgent request, to a new field of labor in the Kan sas conference. Nine years ago Rev. Bray came to the Rocky Mountain conference from the Kentucky confer ence, where he had served as one of the most successful pastors and presiding elders the connection has ever had. His name, ahility, ambition and work had preceded him to the new field he chose on account of health. Three charges viz Pueblo, Phoenix, Ariz., and Denver have en joyed and profited by his la bor and life during these nine years. Few ministers have made a deeper impression up. on Denver for ability and con secration than Dr. Bray. The Denver Star has had many pleasant business dealings with him and joins his legion of friends here in wishing him unlimited success in his new home. Purpose of Educational Congress. An educntionnl congress will be held at the Thirteenth Avenue Presbyterian church. Newark. N. J., beginning on Monday evening. Sept. 20. The pur pose of the eongreas Is to create a greater desire among Afro-American* for entering the business arena. N. Barnett Dodson of Brooklyn has been Invited to make the principal address an the opening night DENVER, COLORADO, SATURDAY, SEPT. 27, 1913 RT. REV. H. B. PARKS, Bishop of the Fifth Episcopal District, and who presided at Annual Conference of A. M. E. Church, at Albuquerque. N. M. President of Financial Board at Washington, D. C. Progressive leader. BIG RALLY HAS STIRRED DENVER. Will March From Old Soh To New Zion. Everybody Is Interested. REV. DAVID E. OVER, Pastor of New Zion Baptist Church, Leading Baptist Church in ths West. The first Sunday in October the Zion Baptist Church will enter her $43,500 structure. The loyal and self-sacri ficing congregation should feel proud of their triumph. No church or religious body in so short a timehas ever raised so great amount of money in such close times, as Zion has done. Denver is proud of the beautiful and costly edifice, as well as being proud of Rev. D. E. Over, the invincible. Denver takes her hat off in recognition of his achievements. NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH 24th and Ogden Sts., Denver, Colo. Interesting News Concerning the Race. WHITE MILLIONAIRE. Compelled to Marry Negro Girl He Debauched — Chicago Judge Severely Arraigns Wealthy ; White Man Who Robs a Ne- : gro Girl of Her Virtue—No Flaming Headlines, or Venom ous Accounts Appear in the White Pre«s. Chicago, Sept. g. —Last Tuesday was an awful bad day for millionaire George Willis (white), a Grand Boulevard millionaire, who for three years had in his employ Ethel Smith, a comely woman of 27 years, as maid in his bachelor apartment. As wat er wears away rocK, it seems this cultured gentleman’s pre judices had vapished and be fore he was aware of things he was nearing the state of father hood and the maidthe mother of his child. Tuesday the cli max came when he was haul ed into court and made to marry the woman he had wronged. Many a colored man is ser ving time in Joliet for such acts, and this gentleman can consider himself fortunate that he was sentenced to mar ry this woman and pay her $35 per week until the child becomes of age. The judge that tried the case made him ! give a bond of $25,000 and j pay the money into court each week or month, as he so de sires. While in' court, his honor in rebuking the man of wealth said: "Look at you, a man of intelligence, in silks and satins, heir of the ages, taking advantage of this poor I illiterate, ignorant girl in this manner. If you were living in the South you would walk off from your prey and not give her a dime if you dispos ed to do so. But the time is : here now when all judges, to get tne respect of his com munity and nation, must give the law as laid down and not as he so feels. The judge sent the prisoner's brother for gold ring and performed the cere monies in his chambers. Mr. James Carter, 3025 State St., professional bonds man was best man and main witness to the marriage. As the millionaire offender’s at torney set up the claim that their client need not pay his victim but $8 or $12 a week, but the judge dissented and said that law was for working men, but the child of a mil lionarie calls for more. Its station in life required more to raise it. The judge refuse to reduce the bond and the money allotted to the unfor unate woman. This case is a celebrated one and one that our daily papers ought to give big headlines after the way they cut up over the Jack Johnson case. This case will not reach the light of day, however, as far as the white papers are concerned. Kive Cents a Copy SEGREGATION AT THE NORTH Fifty-six Negro children, after marching through the streets of Roslyn, L. 1., be seiged the high school, de manding admittance and the aboliticn of the seperate school provided for them by the school trustees. The black children many of whom are from rich families crowded to the windows to watch. Fin ally one of the Negro parents ordered all the black children back to theirown school. Dis satisfaction has been growing in Roslyn among the Negroes because of the segregation of their children in a separate school. Last spring when the abolition of the segregated school was refused by the dis trict school trustees, the Neg roes appealed to the State Department of Education. The matter is still pending be fore that body. The district school superintendent says the protest will be unavailing as the voters of the district have refused to abolish the Negro school. Segregation ordinances of various kinds are being adopt ee in various Southern cities, but it seems strange to hear of such a law in force at the North and approved by local sentiment. In Buffalo the one separate school was abol ished more than thirty years ago. Since then the Negro children have attended the same schools as the whites without any objection from any one, Moreover there are Negro women in the public schools teaching white child ren. Roslyn, L. 1., has taken a step backward from civili zation. ALLIANCE HAS BIG PROGRAM. Had there been a nickel show, or a dance, or some insignificant thing at 2G30 Welton street. Sunday after noon. the hall would have been packed. But the civil and legal rights of the Negro were to be protected from the increasing aggressions of the colorphobists. However, the hall was comfortably filled and many good speeches were made by both women and men. Mesdaraes Thos. Webb. Jane Vernell and Lawyer Townsend and S. H. Tarbet made some very timely remarks. Subscriptions were solicit ed for the protection fund. Dr. W. A. Jones presided and urged financial action. Dr. De Frantz and other prominent Denver people subscribed. TO THE CLUB WOMEN OF THE CITY. The Star will publish a monthly list of the meeting places of the various clubs of the city during the different months, if furnished with same by tho first Wednesday in each month. Caleb Natson Leaves Large Estate Caleb Nelsou. whose death occurred recently at Allentown, Pa., was well know i to many promluent men of both races in Pennsylvania. He put his earnings to good use by investing In real estate. Few persons outside of his immediate family circle knew the amount of his holdings until his will was ofTered for probate on Nov. 27. when It was estimated at SIO,OOO. Among the bequests made were oue to Miss Theresa Stout, a niece of Mr. Nelson, who received S3OO and a par lor organ, and nucther to his intimate friend, Washington Baker, who receiv ed a gold watch and a diamond stud. There wero other bequests of similar value made to other relatives and friends. Mr. Nelson was born in the south.