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■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 14 Interesting News Concerning the Race. Pullman Porter Want Larg er Salary. Chicago, 111., Pullman car porters throughout the coun try are showing interest in the Federation of Pullman Porters of America, recently * organized, which has head quarter* in the Manhattan building, this city. 1'he or ganizers declare that indica tions are that the federation will soon be able to boast ot a large membership. The prime movers of the I plan to organize the Pullman porters say a Pullman porter! receives but $27.50 a month as a salary, and that it "is.up to I him to hustle for tips if he | wants to Hash a good sized bank roll; that not only does he receive a small salary, but is charged with all linen short ages, which oft-times amounts to a tidy sum. There are about 12000 Pullman car por ters. Norfolk Segregation Law is Invalid. Norfolk, Va.—Police Justice James Barron last week rendered a decision on the Norfolk segregation l aw - de claring the ordinance to be unreasonable, void and in valid . In the opinion of Police J us tice Barron, the ordinance! providing that the question as to whether a block or section >should be white or colored is to be determined by the own -! <#jhip of the property is un ; reasonable when it should be determine by resident in the! district. Colored Police Made Ser geant in Chicago.` Chicago, 111., Nov, 18. —Out of the four hundred new ser geants appointed by Chief of ■ Police Gleason, seven were colored men. The new col ored sergeants are: Wilson lones, headquarters: Lilbum jackson, Stanton Avenue Sta tion: Chas. D. Rhodes, Stan ton Avenue Station; Marteli Parker, Twenty-second Street Station; David II. Smith, Twenty-second Street Station; Julius Glenn, Cottage Grove Avenue Station. Chicago now has one lieute nant of police, seven ser geants and two colored men who are eligible for promo tion. L. S. Williams, one of St. Louis' successful colored un dertakers. has recently branch ed out in the monument busi ness and in addition to fur- I'nishing funeral service can ■ now supply patrons with grave stones from the simple kind tn the costly marble or granite monument, all made in his es ■ tablishment. The Denver Star YOUNG MAN SETS EXAMPLE TO THE RACE. t “Labor Conquer* All Thing*” I Mr. Thornton Littins, the seventeen year old son of Mrs. C. L. Campbell of 1398 So. Clarkson, is our subject of mention this week. We are proud of Mr Littins as he has fought hard and nobly to win what recognition he has se cured. He attended Colum jbia and Garfield public school keeping up with the foremost 1 in his classes, until he went to work for the Regent Shoe j Co., last year during the holi— jdays. And the Shoe Co., be- THORNTON L ITT I NS. I 'came so deeply interested ini the young man because of his 1 great possibilities that they secured the present place of employment for him unsolicit ed. Mr. Roy Washburn of the : Washburn Kish Co., a broad I Christian- line business man, whose very temper ment bespeaks congenialty and sunshine, has taken a I deeper interest in the boy and I promoted him to clerkship, where he has full charge of the store during his employ ers' absence. He has prom ised him if he can increase his business $100 a month he will give him $100. Think of that for encouragement!!. The young man of color has ac cepted the offer and has Eu gene Baxter as his assistant and the young man is working hard day and night to get the $100. His example has shown that fidelity to work, consid eration to his employers' in terest and honesty, will pay a great dividend in honor and substantial reward. The Star is proud of the young man. Tim E. Owsley, proprietor the Crown Garden theater at Indianapolis, is doing a busi ness which justifies a weekly pay roll of $400 for help and talent. The Home Protective As .-ociation, an insurance with headquarters in Hannibal, Mo., organized and operated by colored men, is doing an excellent business throughout he entire state of Missouri. DENVER, COLORADO, SATVRDAV, NOV. 2% 1913 Why The Negro Oppeses Segregation, Discrimination and Injustice. Whither Are We Tending? I or the same reason that anyone else should oppose it— self-interest and human welfare. Because the Negro would uke the future of his race and posterity to be secure from "ant or fear of want. Because deep down in our hearts, con sciously or unconsciously, we believe in love and justice, and kindness arid hate injustice and' contumely' Because we | want the best of everything and would get it if we were able and knew how. We would like all children raised up under the best condition for producing character, education and health, instead.of competing with persons whose con ditions borders upon crime and ignorance: in fact, where our children could have every advantage that the children of the most favored could have regardless as to race. Because we t like to live in a society where none could profit by wrong in struction and deception. Because we like to live in a society where every citizen has to be useful and loving as the only .way in which he can get a living; where enough physical work for to give them a healthy body would be a neccessity, where ; none could shirk their duties without greater pain than the | pleasure in shirking. Because we like to have our children ! as well educated, dressed and trained as the children of any (other parents: because we like to get away from the fear of (the future for our dependents: because we like to travel and see somethihg of the world we live in: because we like to get something out of life for ourselves and our children, that is now curtailed and withheld. Because even if we have money, good character and are ambitious we may die in want, or be compelled to leave our property, family and all because of the race prejudice, hate and injustice, which makes uncertainty tag our every moment of our lives; it even rises with us in the morning, follows us all day, comes home with us in the evening and sleeps with us in the bed at nighty Because like to live_in a nation Where the ablest would be puHnSSces where they could do 'the best social service; where money, color or race could not I put inefficiency in command; where no pull but merit could j advance a citizen. Because we like to live in a nation where -the cities are or have been built by experts in each occupa tion, where the streets are or were the finest that science could devise, where the houses were the best and symetrical that architects could work out and where any family could live as good as the best today according to their respective circumstances. Because we like to live in a nation where all children are shouting their joyous way to school instead of being put in the treadmill of economic necessity, and in stead of being made to feel they are unwelcome guest; where the school buildings are the finest in the land instead of being some discarded, delapidated building or store room: where the appliances and equipments are the most modern and scientific, instead of being out-of-date and second-hand, having been discarded by the favored class: where the sur roundings are the most beautiful, suggestive, sanitary 7 and healthful, instead of being in a part of a city where conditions are most favorable to and savor of crime and immorality. In fine, because we like to live in a nation, a state or a city, where all children and persons can and do enjoy life, for life today gives the Negro little or no satisfaction, because it is one injustice after another and the full joy that should ani mate every human being from the cradle to the grave is not present and because of the segregation, discrimination and injustice, anxiety invades every h.ime, sits about every hearth, walks with us on the street, accompanies us at our daily oc cupations, and destroys the full ioy of living, which is and has been divinely intended to be the natural heritage of every sentient thing. FINE TRIBUTE TO THE WORK OF HAMPTON INSTITUTE. How Its Foundsr Foresaw Value of Vocational Education. That Hampton and Tuskcftee schools for negroes arc valuable not merely ns excellent schools for the colored race, hut for their Important contribution to the present vocational education move ment, Is the declaration of the United States bureau of education. In a pamphlet Just distributed by the bu reau. entitled "Education For Life.” tribute is paid to the work or Hump ton institute and particularly General Armstrong, its founder, who Is looked upon by educators as a pioneer in the field of practical education. “General Armstrong possessed tea remarkable degree the gift of educa tional prophecy.” asserts Pro feasor Pea laxly in the Introduction to the pamphlet. "He foresaw and foretoM with extraordinary precision the tend encies nud transitions which In the Inst twenty-live years have practically revolutionised the principles of educa tion. The trniulng of the hand nud eye as well aa the mind, the moral effect of lU'lilllCUl me cuuv C|*itv*4» 01 ittOi.tr : a moral force, the test of educa ! tiou In efficiency ami the vanity of ed lon without discipline in thrift. ; v. -:f help, love of work and willing I nss to sacrifice—all these familiar maxims of modern vocational training j were set forth by him with all assur ance of u social prophet.** j The pamphlet includes a brief sketch i of General Armstrong’s life and a col ■ lection of pithy utterances on aims :unl methods of education, many of which are distinctly helpful to those interested in present problems, accord iua to officials of the bureau of edu cation. It is felt that General Arm strent's theory and demonstration of practical education have proved to be right, not merely for oue race, but for mankind generally. Eductors to Meet In Boley, OWta. The first meeting of the State Teach ers' Association of Oklahoma for 101-1 will be held for three days la Boley. Okla., beginning Thursday morning. Jan. 1. The week ending Jan. 3 will be a holiday for teachers. Therefore It Is the desire of the officers of the as sociation to have a large attendance of teachers at each session during the throe days. MME. CRUMMER'S GREAT BUSINESS SUCCESS Only Business Woman of Color On Principal Street. Has Made Good From Small Beginning. Among; the various occupa tions and vocations in life chosen to gain livelihoods, none has such an intricate and complex study as that of producing a healthy scalp where baldness predominated before. Nothing is more hu manly and gratifying in all arts than this art of taking the human head and making the impaired sickly, inefficient and diseased scalps yield a luxuri ant growth of hair and no thing is more pleasant to the artist than to impart this knowledge to others, so that humanity in general will be benefited. Madam Crum mer after years of self -sacri fice, hard work and persistent study, not only possesses the art but imparts the knowledge. Her daily experiences have taught that civility and pleas ing disposition with its warm welcome attributes were not only the essentials of great suc cess, but that they were for tunes of themselves and that he who has these qualities in perfection, is- almost-sure to get on, where without it, even men of great ability fail. Hav ing been endowed with this gift of a pleasing personality, so tactful and responsive, an essential which has contribut ed so much toward her suc cess, the Madam easily chose for her life work this delicate art. Taking the diseases of the scalp, which are often the punishment for neglect or ig norance of conditions, that have been apparent for years, Mme. Ada Crummer has made these a careful study, which fact has enabled her to compound her wonderful treat ments that cleanses the scalp, destroys dandruff germs and all scalp diseases, prevents the falling out of the hair, re invigorates the roots of the hair, rejuvenates the scalp j and causes it to take on new life, besides producing a beau tiful growth of fluffy, silken glossy hair—the object of ad miration of all —and those who desire that knowledge should make application to to learn the secret prepared especially for that purpose by this renowned scalp specialist This is an age filled with dis coveries and inventions in which art and science are agents of construction and restoration of the health of the human body, as well as of the scalp. Buckner and Brent, colored men, conduct what isacknow. ed to be one of the very best grocery stores in Hopkins ville, Ky., and have a large white patronage. One of the largest and most successful printing establish ment conducted by a colored man “is the one owned and conducted by C. K. Robinron at St. Louis, Mo. Five Cents a Copt. Science is not only reaching up among the stars, handing down to man definite and cer tain knowlege of their size, kind, density, atmosphere, or bite and other attributes of the solar system; but it is del ving into the bowels of the earth bringing the hidden se crets cf the darkened recesses. It is diving into the depth of the mighty oceans bringing up to the surface and sunlight the -treasures of knowledge that have lain for ages midst the sea weed and shells. It is ex ploring flowery fields of the world,and from every herb is gathered some valuable me dicinal ingredients—all for man. Her research and her discoveries have given the Madam a keener insight into the art of treating the scalp and teaching its mysteries. Mtne. Crnmmer has recently returned to this city, after more than two months’ busi ness-trip to Chicago where she was sent for to teach her special mode of treating the scalp specifically. Her treat ment and teaching was a grand success financially and otherwise Mme. Crummer expects to respond soon to a. call from Aurora, 111,, where she is wanted to teach and in troduce her mode of treating and curing the scalp of its many diseases. Thus it is that another of Denver’s artists has won for herself, by her superior know ledge, industry, courage and push, an interstate reputation as a scalp specialist, who has made large financial returns. Mme Crummer -vill conduct her usual business at her Fif teenth Street parlors, where she will be assisted by Mrs. R, K DePriest, the apt student, who so successfully conducted the business in the absence of Mme. Crummer. A special offer is made to all who want to learn the art of treating the scalp specially as taught by Mme. Crurpmer at her parlors, from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. and at her rooms at 2509 VVelton street, between the hours of 7 to 9 p. m.. and on Sundays by appointment from to a. in. to it a. m. Phone Main I he Star congratu lates the Madam for her bus iness ability and keen com mercial insight and business achievements. “P. A." The National Jacket Co., which manufactures white duck jackets, trousers, butch ers frocks and waitresses’ aprons, is a Negro enterprise that is doing a splendid busi ness, employing a number of young men and women. The company is located at India napolis and ,'iartin Bros, are he proprietors.