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JACK JOHNSON ONE OF THE
GREATEST MEN EVER LIVED. By B. F. Chambers. There are a class of Negroes In America who ale always willing and ready to grasp an opportunity of see ing the low side of life rather than the high elevating Bide and are nothing more than parasites to those members of their race who strive to make a high and Intelligent mark in life. Es pecially is this true in the case of Jack Johnson, who Is recognized by the leading people of Euroi>e, such as the kings, queens, dukes and lords, as one of the smartest and greatest men who ever lived. But JohnBon, like all other great Negroes of our race who have passed away, will only be given credit for his great skill and wonderful genius by his or the Negro race after he is dead. 1 wish to call your attention to an article direct from the English gov ernment, which goes to prove that Johnson is even greater today than ever before during his fight. Although he elevated the scientific prize-fighting to the highest stage of science, this profession is now in ferior to his present and feature work In life. The article is as follows: Jack Johnson Gets Nine Recruits —His Wife Featured In Oyster Dance. Glasgow, Nov. 29. —Four thousand people blocked traffic In Queen sireet for a half hour today w hile Jack John son made a recruiting speech. He drove his big motor rar to the Royal exchange, removed his big white hat. showed his plentiful display of gold teeth, told how he had given two of his own motor care to the government and urged every Btrong man to enlist. He was introduced by Corporal Baker of the Scotch Rifles, clad In khaki, and the result of his speech w as nine recruits. British actors are frequently mak ing recruiting speeches from the base of the Nelson column in Trafalgar Square, London, hut an American prize-fighter securing nine recruits for Kitchener s army In a Glasgow open air meeting Is a novelty- not alto gether destroyed in Interest by the fact that Johnson Is appearing in a local music hall this week In a "revue.” Incidentally his wife l» placarded us "America's most beautiful and ver satile artiste, the originator of Amer ica's greatest craze, the oyster dance." The second article Is a clipping from a Nevada paper which was pub lished the nezt day after the great lteno victory, which I had the pleas ure of seeing and which also goes to show the gnat flow of racial blood that flows through bis veins. Tills ought to be an example for every member of the colored race. The art icle is as follows, by Otto Kioto: Reno, Nev. —it was a well-known fact that up to and within a couple of days be.ore (he Johnson-Jt ffrtes fight there was something "rotten in Denmark." All sorts of rumors were in the air and It was generally con ceded that "Johnson was to lay down." Mind you, Jeffries at no time knew this, nor was h» a party to any deal of this kind. Girtaln parlies close to him took it upon themselves to act without his sanction. The very host evidence that JcfT knew nothing of any arrangements of this kind was win n on the morning of the fight he' refused to consider Johnson s offer to "spilt the money.” When the proposi tion was taken to Jenrles he abso lutely refused to listen to it ami It took the hardest kind of work on the pan of his friends to force him to agree to a GO and 40 per cent, agree ment. I ran across a can who was closely connected with Johnson and other interests at Reno and he told me the following story the other niorn- Ing: "Do you know,” he snid. "that I went to Johnson the Saturday before the fight and offered him *150,000 to al low JefTries to win and he turned me down. That’s what he did, and all this talk that *10,000 or *25.000 would have made him lose Is rot. 1 figured that If Jeffries won the pictures would he worth a million more, and I went out to get Jack's consent and then would have sold my option to the pic ture people. But Jack wouldn't have It. i told him that glory was n fine thing, but it didn't buy beefsteaks or pork chops. I told him about that old saying that has been handed down for generations about "a bird In the hand being worth two In the bush.' I called his attention to what an unpopular champion he would be and even tried to scare him by saying the white peo ple would never let him win. but would kill him at the ringside. He listened attentively and then turned to me and said: ” 'There are 30.00fl.fi00 niggers In this land that will go broke If I lose. Of course, a nigger hasn't got much use for money anyhow, and it might make little difference. Just the same those black people will always point back to one man of their race they couldn't reech with money end that's worth something. After I win tomor row I will be king of all those nig gers.’" My Informant then said: "So I am to understand that you are. going to do your best on Monday?" He scratched his head and replied, "Yes." My Informant theh told hie friend* and that'* where *11 the Johnson money came from Just before the fight. I am pledged not to use hli nr ire, hut If you are acquainted with Johnaon. Just sett him who eat on the long fence the other sldd of the barn at bis training quarters in Reno, about tbs time I mention.” IF IT IS IN THE HAIR LINE, SEE ME MRS. WM. 6. CAMPBELL 2835 STOUT ST. 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Trunks Moved on Sunday at Regular Price Star * Fuel, Feed and Express HARD AND SOFT COAI HAY AND GRAIN FURNITURE MOVING l EXPRESS No. SSJiSI Stand, 27th and Welton St* Office, 6iq 27th St. Becauao the Sullivan Bird ana Flower etore always petronlire col ored buslnoee. la the raaaon he gat* the bulk of the colored trade. He givea them a equare deal. Flower* furnished for Sunday*, lodge*, man rlqgea, funerals, tit. Very raaaon ablo. Got our priced. Call m. 2488. Queen City Band Headquarters wIH be at 2731 Welten atreaL CORSETS REDUCED. Beautiful picture* and baautlfu words do not build the beet corsets The beet eoreeta are those that ar* made beet, fit beet, and wear beef. Latest models In La Beatrix, made to measure corsets, front end back l*eo. Two fittings MIBB BEATRICE LEWIS, maker, L3SS Gilpin SL, York MIL Wm. Knight Coal Company 911 - 21st St. Phone Main 7001 Canon City Nut Coal, ton 4.75 Big single sack of Nut or Lump.. .25 Canon City Nut Coal, half ton... 2.50 This is not a cheap grade of coal, 6 sacks best Lump Coal 1.00 but is a clean Lump Coal, and full 6 sacks best Nut Coal 1.00 weight guaranteed. 3 sacks of Lump, 3 sacks of Nut. 1.00 Big sack of Wood..- 10c 2 sacks of Lump or Nut 45 12 sacks of Wood $l.OO Ton best Soft Lump 3.95 White Pine Block Wood, cord... 2.C0 Half ton 2.20 White Pine Block Wood, >/ 2 cord 1.15 We deliver anywhere in the city. Coal put in Free IPhone Main 5951 We Strive To Please ;! 7 THE WELTON ST. CAFE MRS. MAYS. Prop. ! ; Home Cooked Table Short Orders. ] > Breakfast 7 a. m. to 9:30, Dinner 15 to 1 p. m. '! Supper 6 to 7:30 p. m. ! J ?2og WELTON ST, DENVER, COLO, j’ FIFTH WARD CIVIC LEAGUE. Progressiva Pittsburgh tor Elects o.“cers ct November Meeting. With the annual election of officer* in Novem’.MT rhe Fifth Ward Civic longue. Pittsburgh, logins another year •»f netive service for racial betterment generally ami lorn! community uplift. I Miring its brief existence the league ha* accomplished some go**! results. It was oije of the chief factors in the recent fight to bar a certain photo play which reflected discredit U|>on the race from being shown in Pittsburgh. The newly elected officers of the league are the following named well known citizens: James H. Hamilton, president: Robert n. Brogwell. vice president: Ward Calloway, financial secretary: James W. Wright, recording secretary: Robert 11. corre «! *ondlng secretary: John P. Davis, iretisurer. The executive committee •f nine If* composed of Charles Jones. Ir.. Robert Forrest. W. H. Purker. Hiram Chinn. Robert Pearl. John Cray. William Reinhart. Harry Lewis and William Perkins. PJiom Main a 081 PROF. W. M. 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Th» re has recently been some ta"' of appointing capable physicians of o~ race as health officers in the larger cities P. administer to the needs of the colored population exclusively. The idea does not meet the general approv al of rite race, and we believe that few reput a Me physicians among the color ed pe< e would accept an appointment with ... as its chief object. The fa« t that the colored race does not want .my special recognition of the kind • ntioned ought to !>e well known to puldi • officials at this stage of our progr'•-« and citizenship. In all mat ters of public service, conveyance and <*omf 'rt the colored people simply want that which is due them in common with ali flic other races which make up our country's citizenship. Raising Fund* For Marcy Hospital. The movement known as the Lincoln mem- :1 campaign, recently started in Philadelphia, is meeting with much encor.r.imoment from the public. The objec - of the campaign is to raise $1H0.- 000 far improvements at Mercy hos pital. Philadelphia. Dr. Algernon R. Ja< kson Is dinn'ting the campaign. THE MIDLAND CAFE 924 NINETEENTH STREET Mesdames Pearl Stratton and Nellie Steele, Props. Are serving First Class Meals and Short Orders at all hours Sunday Dinners cannot be excelled. Do not worry with cooking at home on Sunday. Come and have a good Home Cooked Meal. C. H. SHIRLEY, Pres. J. C. HAMPSON. V..P PAUL J. SHIRLEY, Sec. and Treas. The Atlas Drug Co. Incorporated Leaders in Prescriptions; Store No. i Store No. 2 2701 WELTON ST. 26th AND V\ ELTON 5 Points Cafe All Kinds of Chop Suey and Noodles Hot Chili Served [SHORT ORDERS AT ALL HOURS 2712 Welton St. Phone Main 4730 R. E. Norris Wm. 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