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ir Ir r Macfarl acfarlaRd1 > d Address AltdressBloqulat Bloqutat Commis Commissioner Commlsioer CoxnmlsjoNer ¬
sioner ioer Makes Gkes a Timely Speech SpeechBeautiful SpeechBeautifulLHoraUoR5 SpeechilsautL1torgtIeM5 Beautiful BeautifulDecorations
Decorations Music etc etcThirtyfive cteThirtvfive etcFbrtfive
Thirtyfive Thirtvfive happy students stud nts of How Howarc Howlr
V arc lr < Iniversity were graduated amidst amidstbrilunt amidstLrilimt amidstbri
brilunt bri 1nt flags fragrant flowers tuneful tunefulniiMC tunefulmlic tunefulfllC
mlic niiMC and smiling friends Wednesday Wednesdayn
n rht ht at the First Congregational CongregationalCtuuch CongregationalV
V Ctuuch 11 ll The Theauditorium auditorium was crowd crowdel crowdel crowdel
el vith ilh the relatives and associates 01 olthe 01h 01e
the h e 1901 i9 classes in medicine dentistry dentistryar
ar a and < l puarmacy who were given given their theiriljjloau theirlqvnlU theirufl4
iljjloau ufl4 and sent out upon their theirj jour journey jourlc our ourlcv ¬
ney lc lcv in lU the world with hearty hand handi3ps handL
i3ps L h from I rom earnest instructors instructorsAiter instructorsld
Aiter ttr ld an n overture and several sever ll musi music musieIeCti0flS
c i selections prayer was invoked invokedDr
Dr J J E Rankin Rank l D DD D LL D pres presi prese1t
i lent e1t of ot the university umver5 ty then stepped steppedn
n the stage and as the name of ofridi ofh ofVtC
ridi VtC h graduate rtJuate was called calle presented presentedMC
MC ir 1 can clnliJate lidate with his or her diploma diplomaI
I j jV l Having j this ceremony District Distri t Com Comii Corniouer
ii lh iouer > ioier Henry B F Macfarland ad adircseJ adthe adthe
ircseJ the graduates He said saidMR saidlC saidMR
You JlI are to be congratulated upon uponn uponlig
n lig out into intothe the world with the name nameu
u J tluAMrJ I upon you ou It ought ou ht to be bet
t 1 ntraduction l1tr jUCtiOI1 toothers to th rs and an inspi inpiL
L 11 to it yourselves It stands for the then theest
n 1 Nest t est stiing living thanks to two men who whohi whoh
hi h emide c Bude it famous in Irodern time timei timeto timeto
i to the th fact that no one on has ev evr evre r re re
e it infamous When we hear hearworJ hearWHJ hearvrJ
worJ after afterageneralthought a general thought of the thejj thein theV
V jj ins in fl ot Howards in the English Englishr Englishwith
o = r > i lC c with all their claims to hon honV honl honiistinCtiofl
V i > e distinction we think first of ofj
j j V V i Howard the philanthropist of ufthe uftheII the theus theV
V V > us II > who revolutionised the treat treatit
V it t of prisoners the world over In Inrise Inile Ingrtat
rise ile brat day of account accountthe the King shall shalliv
iv 1 unto him 1 was wassick sick and in prison prisonai rison risonaI risonye
ai ye visited visitedme me Not all tlu th olood oloodor olooddli
or J all ill the Howards could confer conferrvater confert confertter
t rvater lter nobility than this plaii plai Eng Englisiman EngiSlnan Engs
lisiman iSlnan s iTnan possessed and he has given giventii
tii 11 i mine 1ll1l I1Ie a greater lustre than it ever everhad everl1td everLt4V1
had before Then we here would wouldtuink wouldt wouldiiiuk
tuink t naturally of ofhim him for whom this thisUniversity thisL this1niversity
University L was named Oliver Otis OtisHoward OtisHoward Otishoward
Howard the knightly Christian Christ Jm sold soldier soldler soldorwho ¬
ier orwho who lost his right arm in the battle battleit
of it f Fair Oaks and was twice promoted promotedtur
tur fur gallantryin in action These Howards Howardsj llowardsspeak
u > j speak of no others have made the thename thename thename
name synonymous with humane hon honorable honorlble hanorible ¬
orable highminded conduct Those Thosewho Thosewho Thosewho
who bear the name of Howard as grad graduates gradUltes gradufles ¬
uates of this University have h ve it seems seemsto seemsto seemsto
to me a peculiar honor and a peculiar peculiarobligation peculiarobligati peculiarobligation
obligation obligati n The thought of inhumanity inhumanityto
to any sentient creature should be ab abhorrent abhurrent
horrent 1urrent to every Howard graduate graduateCruelty rraduateCruelty graduateCruelty
Cruelty in any form under any circum circumstances circumstances circumstances
stances to man or beast or bird birdought birdought birdought
ought to rouse a Howard graduate to toa toa toa
a righting fi hting zeal The amelioration of ofsuffering ofsuffering ofsuffering
suffering should be a pleasure as well wellas wellas vellas
as a duty You men and women who whoare whoare whoare
are to minister to the suffering and the theneedy theneedy theneedy
needy as your life work should be es especially esp especiafly ¬
pecially p cially tender and sympathetic sympatheticand
and kindhearted because you are areall areall Ireall
all Howards by adoption Dishon Dishonor
or not technical and special but butbroad butbroad butbroad
broad and general you should avoid avoidas
as disease of ofthe the deadliest kind if you youar youar youarto
ar arto to be b true Howards It is impos impossible impossible imposible ¬
sible ible to toimagine imagine a true Howard living livingu
u 4 lowmuukd mercenary or unprinci unprincipled unprincipled unprincipied ¬
pled life lifeHealth hieHealth lifeHealth
Health in the broadest and deepest deepesten deepestene deepestsene
ene en > e health of head and health of ofh ofhHt ofart
h hHt art the sound mind in the sound soundto soundLvy soundti0jv
to Lvy i > the man or woman living ac according aclrJiIl actothe ¬
cording lrJiIl to tothe the laws of God Godall all this thisRested thistlg thisgested
tlg Rested ested by the name Howard is isw ishat ist
w t hat you are to stand for and to work workYou workYou workr
> r You profess to be ministers of oflualth ofl oflitalth
lualth l talth You take the responsibility of ofc
c inng for other men and women Like Liket Lik
t ie priests priests in the temple you must mustVHUS mustbe mustSurslve
VHUS Surslve Ives be whole be holy for forhealth forhtl1th forheth
health is wholeness completeness completenessHoliness completenessHU1I1ess completenesslIuIness
Holiness is IS but health writ large May Mayyou MayYlt Mayii
you ii be true to your our professions and to tothe toth tothe
the th noble Olle name you bear bearOHADUATKS b bearGltDUATS ar arGltDCATKS
V The fhegiaduates giaduates I aduates in medicine were wereoiovs las s sul j
toLtms ul ls Fannin Safford Belcher A Aa AL1Icoll1
a BV Lincoln Augusta ugusta Ga Poneu Bog BogV Bogaey
aley aJ r Bassein Burmah Oswald Bar Barfn Barjnwn Barfl1j1
V fn jnwn fl1j1 ton Hernjon H Uerudo rlldon Bowser Richmon I Ia Il It
a l t V Tomlin Augustus Campbell Campbell D
1 1 S Howard Jamaica British West
ide de < Mildred Euhilia Gibbs Wash Washi WashD WashnlVt
i nlVt u D I C Merman Garzell Grosby CrosbyA
R1 A IIr ork > rk City James laniesLee Lee Honeywell Honeywellksoaville HoneywellV
V 1 ksoaville so1nlle soiyille Fla Miles Berkley
I Richmond Va Alexander At
k I n Kellogg A B Lincoln Phar PharVw PharoJ
t J Vw ew York New York City Mar Marbraester Maryester MarSyvester
braester yester Murphy Murph Washington D Do DophHenjamin DQlhBenjaniiii
o ophHenjamin rph Benjamin Norman Raphael
I V J Frinidad I rulldad British West Indies IndiesHarriot IndiestdrloLEijztbetll
Harriot l tdrloLEijztbetll < nllE Elizabeth jzbeth Riggs Calais Me Me1I1l MerVV
h rVV < iimin 1I1l Franklin Rivers Jame Is IsC
I C Philip Alexander Scott Scottok Scottuk Scottik
> ok Ya JabezNehemiah Soanes Soanesiia SoanesBritish
tl iia British West Indies Charles Charlesstokes
1 He M i Stokes Rockford Ill Chaqes Chaqesnr
Anirett nr lignor j ignor Phftr D Howard Howardi Howardlhington
LllIn i lhington iinRton ton D C Thomas Taylor Taylorniack Taylorr Taylormack Taylormack
mack A B Lincoln Philadelphia PhiladelphiaJ
r J Henry H nry Grant Wood Clarksville ClarksvilleIne Clarksvillelhe ClarksvilleItie
Ine tollowing were the officers of ofe
e class cI4 m medicine M B Jones Jonesresident Jonest JonestSItjeIlt
resident t tSItjeIlt lJent J N Soanes vice president presidentI
I VI VIy 1 urphy recording secretary C CC Cc CIgnor
C c y 1tfiior Ignor corresponding secretary secretarykit1eley
S f kidgeley treasurer Poneu Bogaj Boga Bogaerg Bogaergeaflt
> ergeant erg ant atarms atarmskADUATES atarmskADUATES atarmsRADUATES
aduatesm aduates 10 dentistry Oliver How HowV Howtfluid
a V 1 ArnuJd tfluid Washington 0 U Oliver OliverJuries OliverHies Olivert
Juries t Hies rie Arthur Grenada BWI B N V I It
itius t 5 Henry Fenderson Swansboro Swansboroi Swansboroork
L i harles Philip Groby New Nework
York ork C City ity Isabella Hunger Mun er Wheaton WheatonVn
i In Vn Lincoln Munger MnngerWheaton MnngerWheatonftn Wheaton Wheatonca Vheatonco
1 ftn co Everard Emanuel Ptnso Ja JaLilCa JaV JaBV
V LilCa ca B BV W V I Iiamei IJamesBenarninRiley James Benjamin Kiley HiI y
Tallahassee Fla William Myers
Elowe A B Lincoln Philadelphia
Pa Arth ArthBWI Arthur Ernest Smyth TrinIdad TrinidadClass
C1js Ol Class ss officers L H Fenderson
president E E Penso vice president
A E Smyth secretary Wm L Mun
ger treasurer treasurerGraduates treasurerGraduates treasurerGraduates
Graduates in pharmacy pharmacyVm Wm T Tnr
Blackshear M D
ituvvuru Howard Fort ron
nr 1 m
Worth ort lex Rozier Carney Bowman Bo Bowmanashington man mana
Washington a ashington hmgton D C Charles Daniel
Ross Washington D C Carl Wilber
force Shaffer Topeka Kans Rufus
Montrose Stokes St Louis Mo
George McDoweil Wright Portsmouth PortsmouthClass Port PortsmouthClass moutl
Class officers officersR R M Stokes presi ¬
dent R C Bowman secretary Geo
D Wright treasurer treasurerCOMMITTEE treasurerco treasurerCOMMITTEE
The following committees had charge chargeof
of the graduation ceremonies
Executive committee committeeO O B BH II Bow Bowser Bowser Bowser ¬
ser H G Wood T T Womack A A
Kellogg J B N RaphaelTom P A
Scott H U Grosby
Committee on invitations invitationsOf O H HArnold HArnold HArnold
Arnold Isabella Munger O C Arth Arthur Arthur Arthur ¬
ur Wm T 1 Blackshear M d D U W V
Shaffer ShafferCommittee ShafferCommittee hatTer hatTerCommittee
Committee of arrangements arrangementsA A A AKellogg AKellogg AKellogg
Kellogg chairman C W V Shaffer sec secretary secretary seeretary ¬
retary P I T Womack J B N Raph RaphaelTom RaphaelTom RaphadTom ¬
aelTom J N Soanes Wm VmlI M Slowe SloweC
C P Grosby J B Riley
Reception committee committeeR R L Jones Joneschairman Joneschairman loneschairman
chairman J F Allen C A Brooks
BF B F White C Turner A B PennG PennGM Penn U U1I
M Gittens J P Tinnen W V A Pethel
B F Hailstock J T Harris R B
Stewart StewartThe StewartThe StewartThe
The annual prizes were awarded as as a
follows Alumni prize in medicine
Harriet Elizabeth Riggs alumni prize prizein priz prizin prizein
in in dentistry Everard Emanuel Penso Pensoalumni Pensoalumni
alumni prize in pharmacy Rufus Mont Montrose Alontrose Montrose
rose Stokes StokesDBFEiXDS StokesDIP StokesDI3PUNDS
The Presidents Kind Word WordMr WordMr WordMr
Mr McKinley when introduced introducedsaid introducedsaid introducedsaid
Governor Sayers My Fellow citi citizens citizens citizeus ¬
zens I thank you for your hearty wel welcome welcome welcome ¬
come I have visited a number ofthe of the in institutions insti instittitions ¬
stitutions sti tllions of learning provided for foryourace foryour foryourface
yourace your race notably that great institution institutionat
at lt Tuskegee Tuske ee in Alabama another in inSavannah inSavannah inSavannah
Savannah Ga a and andrecently recently one in the thecity thedty thecity
city of New Orleans and it has given givenme givenme givenme
me great satisfaction to observe the theadvancement theldvancement thetdvancement
advancement of your race since the theimmortal thei theimmortal
i immortal proclamation of liberty was wasmade wasmade wasmade
made The opportunity for learning learningi
i a great privilege Thep ossession of oflearning ofIarnin ofkarning
learning Iarnin is an inestimable prize and I Ihave Ihave 1have
have been glad to note that you are en endeavoring endeavoring endeavoring ¬
deavoring wherever you live to en enlighten enlightfn enlighten ¬
lighten your minds and prepare your yourselves yourelves yourselves ¬
selves for the responsibility of citi citizenship citizenship citizenship ¬
zenship under this free Government of ofyours ofyours ofyours
yours yoursWhat yoursVhat yoursWhat
What we want more than auytihg auytihgelse auytihsrelse auytihgelse
else whether we be white or whether whetherwe
we be black blackwhat what we want is to know knowhow knowhow knowhow
how to do something well If Ifynu you will willjust willjust willjust
just learn how to do one thing that is isuseful ISuseful isuseful
useful better than anybody else can do dothat dothat dothat
that one thing you will never be out outof outof outofajob
of ofajob a job And all employment is hon honorable honorable lionorable ¬
orable employment The race is mov moving moving moving ¬
ing on and has a promising future It Ithas Ithas Ithas
has been faithful to the Government of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the United UnitedStates States It has been true trueand trueand trueand
and loyal and patriotic and lawabid lawabiding lawabiding lawabiding ¬
ing My Fellowcitizens always ob observe observe observe ¬
serve the law lawIn lawIn lawIn
In pur our recent war with Spain your yourrace yourrace yourrace
race displayed distinguished qualities qualitiesof qualitiesofgallantry
of ofgallantry gallantry on more than one field fieldYou fieldYou fieldYou
You were in the fight fi ht at El Caney and andSan andj andzan
San zan j n Juan Hill the brave br1 ve black boys boyshelping boyshelping boyshelping
helping to emancipate the oppressed oppressedpeopleof oppres oppressedpeopleof ed edpeopleof
peopleof Cuba and your race is in the thePhillippines thePhillippines theLhillippines
Phillippines carrying the flag and andthey andthey andthey
they have carried it stainless in its itshonor itshonor itshonor
honor and in its glory It is a very verygreat veryreat verygreat
great reat pleasure to me to meet you all allThe allThe allThe
The last word I would leave with you youis youis youis
is to be true to right to home to tofamily tofamily tofamily
family to yourselves to your country countryand countryand countryand
and true to God GodWHY GodWHY GodvIw
From the Springfield 111 State Capitol CapitolThe Capitollhe CapitolPhe
The Washington BEE BE is right when whenit whenit
it says that ExCongressman White Whiteshould Whiteshould Vhiteshould
should not leave his State If there thereever thereever thereever
ever was a time when the negroes of ofNorth ofNorth ofNorth
North Carolina need their theirstrong strong men menthe menthe menthe
the present crisis is a most emphatic emphaticcrisis emphaticcrisis emphaticcrisis
crisis is a most emphatic occasion occasion Mr MrWhite MrWhite r rWhite
White no doubt has a reason for fortak1l1g fortak1l1gup taking takingup takingtip
up his residence outside the scenes of ofhis ofhis ofhis
his peoples woes but strong as may maybe maybe maybe
be his emotions when in the midst of ofthese ofthese ofthese
these things thin s he should help win win back backall backall backall
all they and he have ha ve lost As he has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been their leader in the past he should shouldbe shouldbe shouldbe
be their counselor at the present and andrefuse andrefuse andrefuse
refuse to be driven from his home by bydisfranchisement bydisfranchisement bydisfranchisement
disfranchisement The braver negroes negroesof negroesof negroesof
of North Carolina and of all states stateswhere stateswhere stateswhere
where vicious legislation takes place placefor placefor placefor
for that matter will vet conquer all alltheir alltheir alltheir
their trials Will Vill Mr White help helpthem helpthem helpthem
Rev Dr Seaton D D ha has returned returnedHe returnedHe returnedHe
He has charge of St Pauls Church ChurchSouthwest ChurchSOLthwet ChurchSocthwe3t
Southwest SouthwestOne SOLthwetOne Socthwe3tOne
One of ofthe the most destructive earth earthquakes elrthQuakes earthquakes ¬
quakes in the worlds history historyoccured occured at atTeddyt atTeddy atTeddy
Teddy in 1703 when 190000 people peoplewere peoplewere peoplewere
were killed killedOur killedOur killedOurfriend
Our Ourfriend friend Bruce Grit It has hasissued issued a aTI apaper apaper
paper entitled TI J it the Blood r > V R Red Drf d R Record RecordWe T > arnr1 arnr1We cord cordVe
We Ve are satisfied that the work pre presented presented presented ¬
sented is i O K KHimrod KHimrod KHimrod
Himrod Russell colored died a few fewdays fewdays fewdays
days ago at Covington Ky at the age ageof ageof ge geof
of io5 He was a veteran of the civil civiland cIvIland civiland
and Mexican war warPresident warPresident warPresident
President McKinley orders that 250 250prisoners 250prisoners zsoprisoners
prisoners at Alcatraz Cal belonging belongingto
to volunteer regiments be released releasedSentenced ieleasedSentenced
Sentenced Sentenc d for minor minoroffenses offenses m in order orderto orderto
to go home with their regiments regimentsPeter re regimentsPeterJackson iments imentsPeter
Peter PeterJackson Jackson the noted notedprize prize priz fighter fighterp
is dying of Consumption at Sydney
He is in destitute circumstances and I
has to depend upon the charity of his
friends for support Blue Grass Bugle II
Mrs Elizabeth Polkity of 1218 218 M st stn stn Stn
n w dearted this life Sunday May
5th at 330 p m She was one of the theojd theold theold
ojd old citizens of the District of Colum ¬
bia Interment Thursday She was
highly highlyconnected connected and much tKoiierhtof th ght of
Rest In Peace PeaceIt PeaceIt PeaceIt
It looks like the disfranchising elec election election election ¬
tion law passed in Maryland will do doour doour doour
our race more good then harm Night Nightschools Nightschools Nightschools
schools have been opened and in a lit little little littie ¬
tle while the illerate element will be beable beable beable
able to read and write Sensible com ¬
bination is the necessity for the negro negrorace negrorace negrorace
race at this time timeThe timeThe timeThe
The Metropolitan Branch Baltimore
Council met April 25 The ExOfficer ExOfficerPresiding ExOfficerPr ExOfiicerPresiding
Presiding Pr siding Rev W V H Lee opened with
Prayer Received Elder Rev N T
Bell Ordained Deacon Rev T H
Fendall Ordained Rev Dentand Rev
Wilysol N Baltimore Rev Dent Rev
Primrose Rev NT N T F Bell assigned assignedto
to Havedegrass and Elkton Md j Rev
W V H Lee Genl Missionary Rev RevJ J
them to tospeak speak of of o a smart industrious industriouscolored industriouscolored industriouscolored
colored man or woman womanThe womanThe womanThe
The necessity of the times is a closer closerunion ctoserunion closerunion
union union between the colored people
They maintain too great a distance one onetoward onetoward onetoward
toward the other and as long as this thisspirit thisspirit thisspirit
spirit continues to hover over them themthere themthere themthere
there can be beno no success for in unity
there ther is strength Jt The white people peoplehave peoplehave peoplehave
have departments for their own people peopleand peopleand peopleand
and the colored people should look at atthings atthings atthings
things in the thesame same light THE BEE is isquite isquite isquite
quite risht not only on this issue of ofnegroes ofnegroes ofnegroes
negroes us asjurors jurors but its comment commenton
on Congressman White of qfNorth North Caro Carolina Clrolina Carolina ¬
lina was real timely All that that the Hon HonMr HonMr HonMr
Mr White is and will ever be came camefrom camefrom camefrom
from the struggling colored people of ofNorth ofNorth ofNorth
North Carolina who by their recogni recognition recognition recognition ¬
tion and indomitable willpower sup supported supported supported ¬
ported and fought his case like Tro Trojans Trojlns Trojans ¬
jans What is their reward at the thehands thehands thehands
hands of their esteemed Representa Representative Representative Representative ¬
tive who upon the influence and activi activity activity activity ¬
ty ofthe of the citizens of that State elected electedhim electedhim elected electedhim
him and now no enjoys his thousands thousandsThey thousandsThey thousandsThey
They have been told by him that North NorthCarolina NorthCarolina NorthCarolina
Carolina is too bad to live in and to the theNorth theNorth theNorth
North the land of freedom will be his hisfuture hisfuture hisfuture
future home Still the poor struggling strugglingnegro strugglingnegro strugglingnegro
negro is left to face the music and do dothe dothe dothe
the best he can after the exit of one
The Distinguished Commissioner who Addressed the Howard University
E 1 Hackins secretary The usual rou routine routine routine ¬
tine followed Rev N T Bell receiv received receivpd received ¬
ed his ministers traveling card After Aftertransaction Aftertransaction Aftertransaction
transaction transaction of business etc the Council Councilclosed Councilclosed Councilclosed
closed with prayers prayersThe prayersThe prayersThe
The time has arrived that the col colored colored colored ¬
ored people of this country should shouldsupport shouldsupport I Isupport
support the papers There is a great greathowl greathowl greathowl
howl and kick about unjust treatment treatmenton
on the part of the whites If we stuty stutyunification 5tu1yunification stulyunification
unification and support ourselve more morethere morethere morethere
there will not be so much cause for the thesame thesame thesame
same We are devided and the white whiteman whiteman whiteman
man who is doing the fijhting likes to tosee tosee tosee
see it itThe itThe
The latest postal postallaw law are such that thatnewspaper thatnewspaper thatnewspaper
newspaper publishers can arrest one onefor onefor onefor
for fraud who refuses to pay for it un under under under ¬
der this law a man who allows his sub subscription subscription subscription ¬
scription to run for a long time un unpaid unpaid unpaid ¬
paid then orders it discontinued or ororders ororders ororders
orders the Postmaster to mark it re refused refused refused ¬
fused and havi hav a postal card sent noti notifying notifying notilying ¬
fying the publisher leaves leav s himself lia liable liable hable ¬
ble to an arrest and fine the same as asfor asor asor
for or theft theftCONGRESSMAN theftI V VCONURISSMAN
The Southern Press Agrees With The TheBee TheBeeNegro TheBeeNegro
Bee BeeNegro Negro Jurors Condemned CondemnedThe CondemnedThe d dThe
The Situation South SouthFrom SouthFrom SouthFrom
From the Charleston Char leston S C Messenger MessengerExperienced MessengerEx Messengerexperienced
Experienced Ex rienced and observation have fully con convinced convinced convinced
vinced THE BEE that negroes as jurors to a great greatextent greatextent greatextent
extent are failures There Thereare are exceptions to be besure besure besure
sure It is very seldom that you see negroes on onjuries onjuries onjuries
juries that have sufficient backbone to vote their theirhonest theirhonest theirhonest
honest convictions A great number of them are aremore aremore aremore
more or tess eS influenced by white men on the tury turyrs jur jurAgain jury juryAgain
Again negro negrOjUrUrS jururs rs are opposed to a great reat extent extentcalled extentto extentto
to colored attorneys More Iore so than white jurors jurorsThere jurorsThere
There seems to be jealousy on the part of the thenegro thenegrojurorS
negro negrojurorS jurors The negro negrojurors jurors dislike to see a acolore acolored
colore colored attorney succeed It is issafer safer for colored coloredattorneys coloredattorneys
attorneys to toexcuse excuse Negr Negrojurors jurors when they are arecalled arecalled
called ta to sit upon a case of ofa a negro One would wouldsu wouldsuppose
su suppose that u negro negrojurors jurors ir0rs in this city cityjience cit had some somemanhood somemanhood
manhood but the experience jience of TH THbeen THE Baa has hasbeen hasbeen
been Yhata that a negro stands a better chance very veryoften veryoften veryoften
often to be tried by white men instead of negro negrojurors negrojurorsThe negrojurorsThe
jurors jurorsThe The Washington Bee BeeThe BeeThe BeeThe
The above is heartrendering but butnevertheless butnevertheless butnevertheless 1
nevertheless true Vashington D Dis Dis Dis
is not the only city that is bullheaded bullheadedi bullbeade1Vonsuch
i questions but ia iaother in inother inothercities
Vonsuch on such important
other othercities cities like Charleston Charlestonand and Colum Columbia Columbia Columbia ¬
bia the situation is even worse for ne neu negro negro
lawyers they u would ni1 < 4 perish narlch and and Q16 Q16if die dieif dieif
the thecriminal thepatronage thepatronage
if their support depended upon
patronage of the colored people in in the thecriminal thecriminal
criminal courts The same state exists existsin eXistsin existsin i
in all the pursuits of life for whatever whateverto whateverkind whateverkind
kind of business the colored man seeks seeksto seeksto
to establish himself himselfin in he is is envied by bynegros byhis byhis
his own race It can be no longer said saidthat saidthat
that the white man is jealous of the then thenegros
in business The Th re rei respectable respectable
negros n gros progress
spectable white man everywhere h likes likesto es esto
to see the colored people succeeding succeedingin
i m their avocations It Itis is a pleasure to
whom the people thought would stand standby standby standby
by them in all the obstacles that con confront confront confront ¬
front them daily and be a sharer in thei their theirjoys r rjoys rjoys
joys as well as 1S their sorrows sorrowsA
A man who the colored people have havestood havestood havestood
stood by like Congressman White of ofNorth ofNorth ofNorth
North Carolina should die with the thepeople thepeople thepeopie
people who made him and esteem him himstill himstill himstill
Before and since Andrew Johnsons Johnsonsfamous Johnsonsfamous ohnsons ohnsonsf1mous
famous swinging around the he circle circlethe circlethe II IIthe
the presidential trip has been a well wellestablished wellestablished wellestablished
established custom President Wash Washington Washington Washington ¬
ington inaugurated the original presi presidential presidential presidential ¬
dential tour In his diary he states statesthat statesthat statesthat
that he Had conversations with Colo Colonel Colonel Cob Cobnel ¬
nel Hamilton on theproperity the properity of mak making making making ¬
ing a tour eastward to acquire knowl knowledge knowledge knowbedgeof ¬
edge edgeof of the temper of the inhabitants inhabitantstoward inhabitantstoward inhabitantstoward
toward the government who thought thoughtit
it a good thing and advised according ¬
ly The presidential Secretary
Tobias Lear and five fivcserants servants left New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York on October 15 for their thirty days daystour daystour daystour
tour of 01700 700 miles Washington had no nopalace nopalace nopalace
palace car cHrhe he was a splendid splendidhorseman splendidhorsemanand splendidhorsemanand
horseman horsemanand and like the others of the theparty theparty theparty
party covered the entire distance on onhorseback onhorseback onhorseback
horseback All were well mounted mountedand mountedand mountedand
and the imposing cavalcade Cl valcade greatly
impressed the good people of New NewEngland NewEnglandJoe NewEnglandJoe
England EnglandJoe Joe Mitchell Chapple in inThe inThe inThe
The National Magazine for May MayAttendance MayAttenltance MayAttendance
Attendance at the PanAmerican Bxpviltion BxpviltionThe ExpuitlonThe
The following followin statistics of the atten attendance aUelldanct atteadance ¬
dance on special days at the worlds worldsColumbian worldlsColumbian worldsColumbian
Columbian Exposition held in Chi Chicago Chicago Cliicago ¬
cago in 1893 may aid subscribers to toThe toThe toThe
The National Magazine in estimat estimating estimating estimating ¬
ing the probable attendance at the Buf Buffalo Buffalo j
falo Exposition during the coming comingyear comingyear comingyear
year yearMay May i the day of opening 128 933 I
May 30 Decoration Day 115 zz 578 June
8 reception of the Infanta Eulalia
135281 June 15 i Germania Day Da 165 163oflgJune
069 06 oflgJune < June 17 x Massachusetts Day 148
994 July 4 United States Day 285273 285273July 285273July 283273July
July 20 Sweden Day 129873 129 873 i October
9 Chicago Day 716881 716881The 71688rThe 716381The
The estimator should study the cen centre centre centre
tre of population in this case Buffalo Buffaloas
as well as a the character of the popula popuJathn populathn
thn and the probability of ofa a large at attendance attendance attendance ¬
tendance from a comparatively short shortdistance shortdistance shortdistance
distance Thus a much larger atten attendance attendance attendance ¬
dance from New England Nevr ew York Yorkand Yorkand I Iand
and Canada may be expected on July
Fourth than at Chicago School vaca vacations vacations vacations ¬
tions will release a large number of ofpeo ofpeopie peo people people ¬
ple who live closer to Buffalo than to toCnicago toCoicago toCoicago
Coicago and who are more likely to tovisit tovisit tovisit
visit Buffalo than they were to make
the longer lon er trip to the greater city cityThere cityThere cityThere
There is a great chance for the scien scientific scientific scien scientific ¬
tific estimator estimatorwho who does not depend dependwholly dependwholly dependwholly
wholly on chance in competing for forthese forthese fortliese
these prizes Indeed guessing in in its itsYankee itsYankee itsYankee
Yankee sense has never been a matter mattero
o chance chanceuThe The National Magazine Magazinefr
fr May
From the Omaha Progress ProgressI ProgressThe I IThe
I The colored leaders ofthe United States met metin metin
in Washingtrn D C and decided that Ex ExCongressman ExCongressman Excongressman
Congressman White should be our leader assist assisted
ed by Booker T Washington and T Thomas ThomasFortune ThomasFortune ThomasFortune
Fortune FortuneWillthe FortuneViIIthe FortuneWillthe
Willthe Omaha Nebraska Progress Progressplease Progresspleasestatewhensuch Progresspleasestatewhensuch
please pleasestatewhensuch state when such a meeting as the theabove theabove theabove
above took place The negroes are arenot arenot arenot
not in need of leaders at this time timeWhat timeV timeWhat
What V hat they want is good sound advice advicehow advicehow advicehow
how to work and accumulate money moneyand moneyand moneyand
and education educationFOREIGN educationFOREIGN educationFOREIGN
The large knitting works of Saxony Saxonysupply Saxonysupply Saxonysupply
supply the Syrian hosiery trade tradeRussia tradeRussia tradeRussia
Russia and the United States are arethe arethe arethe
the two countries from which Ger Germany Germany Germany ¬
many draws her main supplies 01 olbrcadstuffs 01breadstuffs 01breadatuffs
breadstuffs breadstuffsLast breadatuffsLast brcadstuffsLast
Last years production of calcium calciumcarbide caJciumcarbide calciumcarbide
carbide in Germany was estimated ai at20OO al2OOO
20000 20OO metric tons equivalent to 9500
000 gallons of petroleum petroleumAccording petroleumAccording petroleumAccording
According to a German trade jour jourjial journal journa
jial na large quantities of carpets are areimported areimported areimported
imported into Turkey Great Britair Britairsupplies Britairsupplies Britairsupplies
supplies by far the greater part 01 olthese 01thes 01thesi
these thes carpets including the socalled socalledBrussels so socalledBrussels called calledBrus
Brussels Brus els carpets and nd small foot rugs rugsGerman rugsGerman rugsGerman
German furniture is as a rule fair fairly fairly fairly ¬
ly handsome in appearance but ex exceedingly exceedingly exceedingly ¬
ceedingly expensive Many of the theprocesses theprocesses theprocesses
processes of carving and otherwise otherwisedecorating otherwisEdecorating otherwistdecorating
decorating sideboards mantels chairs chairsetc chairsetc chairsetc
etc effected in the United States by bymachinery bymachinery bymachinery
machinery are there worked out by byhand byhand byhand
hand at greatly increased cost costSince costSince costSince
Since the We W West St t Indian colonies were werelost werelost werelost
lost the production of beet sugar iu iuSpain i11Spain inSpain
Spain has almost monopolized the at attention attention attention ¬
tention of Spanish agriculturists agriculturistsLarge agriculturistsLarge agriculturistsLarge
Large capital has been subscribed foi foithe fOItIle foithe
the purpose of cultivating beets on ar arextensive atextensive tT tTextem
extensive extem ve scale and of erecting sugar sugatmills sugarmills sugarmills
mills throughout the country countryIn
In central Asia woolen shawls ol olEuropean 01European olEuropean
European manufacture find a ready readySMile7 readyHle readyale
SMile7 ale The ha trado tradohi tradoInnierjno in merino shawls in inTibet iD1 inTibet
Tibet bids fair to develop into a profit profitable profitable profitable ¬
able business The Theshawis shawls come from fromFrance fromFrance fromFrance
France and Germany and being very verycheap verycheap verycheap
cheap are readily sold They even seen seento seento seemto
to be supplanting the better but
much dearer pashminas or cash cashmere cashmere cashmere ¬
mere shawls shawlsCONCERNS shawlsCONCERNS shawlsCONCERNS
The taxable property of negroes In InGeorgia inGeorgia InGeorgia
Georgia was valued last year at 14 14000oo
000000 an increase of 309000 in in1 a year yearThe yearThe ear earIhe
The Missouri penitentiary which has has5QJVO
5000 wellselected books is supposed supposedto
to have the largest and best prison prisonbrary li library H Hbrary
brary in the country countryAn comtryAn countryAn
An Arkansas Arkans s bill prohibiting ferries ferriesfrom ferriesfrom ferriesfrom
from being operated within one mile mileof mileof mileof
of each other was unanimously killed killedby killedby killedby
by the senate on the ground that it itwould itwould Itwould
would legislate a widow out of busi business business1I business ¬
ness ness1I ness1IWhile
While the population of Maine in increased increased increased ¬
creased during the past decade only onlyfrom onlyfrom661086 onlyfromtl6l086
from from661086 661086 to 694460 or but about five fiveper fiveper fiveper
per cent the cost of the state govern government government government ¬
ment has nearly doubled during last Instsiffht VJst2ig last2ight
siffht 2ig t years yearsARTISTC yearLARTISTC
Guide to Wahington WahingtonThe WAhlnsctonThe VahlngtonThe
The Passenger Department of the theBaltimore theBaltimore theBaltimore
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and careful discription of ofpoints points of int intterest intterest hitterest
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cover coverofthe of the book bookis is embellished with a ahandsome ahandsome ahandsome
handsome steel engraved portrait of ofthe ofthe ofthe
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the grasp of ofan an eagle The inside pages pagescontain pagescontain pagescontain
contain recent photographs of all of ofthe ofI ofthe
I the Government Buildings with cor correct correct correct
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together with other interesting features featuresof
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From the Trenton N NJ J Daily Dail State Gazette Gaaettewill 1 1James t
James 3 ames F Gregory of Bordentown Bordentownwill Bordentown5 V
will graduate raduate in June from the Yale YaleTheological YaleTheological YaI V VTheological
Theological Siminary The Thelatest latest issue issueofthe issueof issueofthe
ofthe of the Yale News contains an account accountof accountof accountof
of his having won the first prize prize of ofca ofcain 50 50in t tin
in the Downes prize contests contestsSTOOD contestsSTOOD t tSTOOD
f fThe
The graduate raduate is the son of Professor ProfessorJames ProfessorJames ProfessorJames
James M Gregory of Bordentown BordentownHe V VHe
He graduated from Amherst College CollegeAmerican CollegeTune CollegeJune
Tune 29 1898 He was the only Afro AfroAmerican i iAmerican
American student in in a class ol of ninety ninetymembers mnet mnetmembers ninetymembers
members was class orator also chosen chosenas 1 1as
as one of the eight from the whole wholeclass wholeclass V Vclass
class to compete for the Hardy prize prizein prizein V Vin
in debate He was captain of the theVarsity f
Varsity baseball team for 98 and andwas andwas V
was the tliefirstAfroAmericantObeeIeCt first Afro American A to be elect elected ¬ S J Jed t ted
ed as captain of a baseball team in any anyof anyof anyofthe
of ofthe the Eastern colleges In his sopho sophomore sophomore sophomore ¬
more year he won the Kellogg oratori oratorical oratorical ¬ j jcaI
cal prize of 50 o and in his junior year yearwon yearwon yearwon
won theLadd the Ladd and th 11 j Hogan oratori oratorical oratorical i ical
cal prizes prizesThis prizesThis prizesThis V V
This is a remakable career for any anyyoung anyyoung anyyoung
young man and he has every reason reasonto reaSOito reasonto
to be proud of it itFINE itFINE itFINE V
The Springfield Mass Republican Republicaosaid Republicartaid Republicansaid
said aid V
aidJ James J me F Gregory 98 of Borden Bordentown Bordentown Bordentown ¬
town N J captain of the Amherst Amherstbaseball Amherstbaseball
baseball team has played regularly regularlyfor 1 i ifor
for two years y rs He made mad a splendid splendiarecord t V i i irecord j jr
record r cord on his DIS class team in 111 freshman freshmanyear freshmanyear freshmanyear V
year Sophomore year he played sub substitute substitllte ¬ V Vstitute
stitute short stop and regular right rightfield t tfield V Vfield
field Last year he played center fiold fioldHe fiddHe ftldHe V
He is undoubtedly un oubledly one of the finest finestfielders finestfielders finestfielders V
fielders Amherst has ever had A Avery A V Vvery I Ivery V
very strong strcVngand and accurate thrower he heseldom heseldom heseldom
seldom fails to shut his man out at the theplate theplate V Vplate
j jtlELP
plate He is also a good batter batterHELP batterV
Dear DearSir DearSirNearly Sir SirNearly SirNearly
Nearly all of Jacksonville property propertywas propertywas
was destroyed destroy d by fire on May 3rd and andthere andthere V Vwas V Vthere
there are 10000 people who are home homeless homeless homeless
less and in destitute circumstances circumstanceshavin V Vhaving
having havin lost everything but the clothes clotheson
on their backs On Saturday May May4th May4ththe 4th 4ththe 4ththe
the City Council and Board of Trade Tradeheld Tradeheld Tradeheld
held a ajoint joint meeting and formed fo med what whatis w whatis at atis
is known kru > wn as the Jacksonville acksonvllle Relief ReliefAssociation RdlefAssociation RtliefAssociation
Association at which meeting about V
42000 4 ooo was Was subscribed sU tlbed for f t the inxV inxVmediate inl inlmediate
mediate relief of the sufferers An AnExecutive AnExecutive AnExecutive
Executive Committee of offifteen fifteen was wasappointed wasappointed wasappointed
appointed and this Committee re requested requested requested ¬
quested that the Colored citizens hold holda V Va
a mass meeting and select an a Auxiliary AuxiliaryCommittee AuxiliaryCommittee AuxiliaryCommittee
Committee to be known knownas as the theJack Jackson Jacksonville Jacksonyule on onville ¬
ville Auxiliary Relief Committee Committ e to towork towork towork
work in conjunction with them On OnMonday OnMonday OnMonday
Monday May 6th a mass meeting of ofAfroAmericans ofAfromericans ofAfroAmericans
AfroAmericans was held at St Paul PaulA PaulA PaulA
A M E Church and your humble humbleservant humblcservant humbleservant
servant was selected temporary Chair Chairman Chairman Chairman ¬
man I then appointed a Committee to torecommend torecommend torecommend
recommend officers for permanent permanentorganization permanentorganization permanentorganization
organization Said Committee made madetheir madetheir madetheir
their report which was adopted and andthe andI andthe
the following gentlemen were chosen chosenas cho en enas
I as officers for a permanent organiza organizalion orgamz2 orgamz2I organizaLion
lion J HBlodgettPres H HBlodgettPresJDotira Blodgett PresJ JDoilglar J D ugra j jVetmore
I Vetmore Esq and nd Rev Rc James Janle John Johnson Johnson JohnSOil
son Treas Then the mass meeting meetingselected meetin meetinselected meetintselected
selected the following gentlemen to act actas actas j jas
as the Executive Committee of the
Jacksonville AfroAmerican Relief ReliefAssociation ReliefAssociatiou ReliefAssociatiou
Associatiou and this Committee is isnow isnow V Vnow
now known kno vn as the Auxiliary Relief V
Cnmmittet and has charge of all allmatters allmatters 111 111matters
matters pertaining to the relief rehiefofAfro of Afro
Americans J Duuglas Wetmore Esq V
Chr E J Cregg E D Sec Martin MartinI V
Furgerson W V H Alexander and J
H Dickerson Said I Committee has hasHeadquarters Maslleadquarters hasHeadquarters
Headquarters at 734 Vest Adams St Stand Stand Stand
and is doing all in their power to re relieve relieve relieve ¬
lieve suffering Afro AfroAmericans Americans in this thiscity thiscity
city At the request of ofthe the White Com Committee Committee Joinmittee ¬ V
mittee I am sending letters to prom prominent prominent prominent ¬
inent AfroAmericans throughout the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country requesting requestingthem them to send sub subscriptions subscriplions subscriptions ¬
scriptions to assist V Vin
our people who are
in distress The Whites are very gen generously generously generously ¬
erously doing all they can to assist our ourpeople ourpeople ourpeople
people and we are very anxious that
AfroAmericans in all 1I parts of the
United States do all in their power to as assist assist assist ¬
sist us Words cannot describe the con ¬
dition of ofour our people here I have ha ve three threeclerks threeclerks threeclerks
clerks employed at my Headquarters Headquartersand
and will acknowledge receipt of all allcontributions allcoutributions allcontributions
contributions by return mail If you youcan youcan youcan
can do anything to help us or get any
of your friends to contribute to the re ¬
lief hiefofour of our people please do so Ad
dress A all communications tr > o ir > ne tn to J T Du DulaS PI las
Wetmore Chairman of the Auxihar
for the relief of Colored
ifers ifersP
P S If you will kindly open a
list in your valuable
paper 1 shall be very grateful
Persons who will subscribe to this fund
will please send it to o Mr D B McCary
cashier of the CapItal Saving Bank lit to
609 F street northwest who will ac ¬
knowledge knowledgethe the same through throu h THE BEE BEEand BEltand Ezzand
and he will forward it to the t e Jackson Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonyule ¬
ville Committee Committeejhe The Editor EditorB
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