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SECOND TERM FOR MR TAFT TAFTRecords TAFTRe TAFTRecords
° Records Re ords of Able and Fearless President Presi President President ¬
dent and of Rough Rider Are Care Carefully CarefuIIy Carefully ¬
fully Compared ComparedTo
T To o the Editor of the Arizona Repub Republican Repttblican ¬
lican licanSir Feb 26 26Sir 26Sir
Sir In common with a majority majoritycit majorityot
cit the th Republicans of Arizona I be believe beJieve believe ¬
lieve who desire to see the control controlff controlf controlrf
ff f the the national government retained retainedby retainedby retainedb
I want to compliment complimentyou
by b y our party
you y ou you dn your able leading article and andeditorial andulitorial
yditorial editorial in Sundays paper anent the thehird thehird theliird
hird term ambitions of exPresident exPresidentTheodore exPr exPresidentTheodore sident sidentTheodore
Theodore Roosevelt RooseveltWhile RooseekVhilc RooseveltWhile
While a few Republicans may be bepleased bed beffileas
ffileas d < pleased plea5 d with the stand of Mr Taftthe Taft Tafti
i the recall of the judiciary the theri thelat
ri lat t at majority of them whether they theyurce theyite theytee
urce tee with him on this question or ort
i t honor him for his unequivocal unequivocaltand unequiv unequivocalTand al alt
tand t and respect respect him the more for forBranding foranding for5randing
Branding anding by his guns Mr Roosevelt Rooseveltwhile Roosevelthue
while hue President preached against againstthese a againstthese ainst ainstthese
f these same san sa 1e things and went so far as assend assend
send s nd Mr Ir Taft his Secretary of ofWar oft
War t X ai u into Oklahoma to advocate advocatetlifir advoC2tetheir advocatefl
their fl air repudiation Then when ben the thetime thetime thetime
time time came tP veto that constitution constitutionvhich constitutionhicn constitutionevhich
vhich hicn Mr Taft had called a zoologmeal zoolog zoological zoologIl ¬
meal Il al garden of inaccuracies at Mr MrRoosevelts M MRoosevelts McRoosevelts
Roosevelts behest he failed to do so soMr soMr soMr
Mr Roosevelt rode a into popular popularity popularIty popularitY ¬
ofeverybody of ofeverybody ofrvcrybody
ity on a wave of denunciations
everybody and everything by bypreaching bypreaching bypreaching
preaching from the housetops his su superiority superiority ¬
periority perior ty to all others In now trying try
nomination he Iremferentially heinferentially
nig ing ng to secure another
mferentially sets himself up as better betterthan bettertl1a1 betterthan
than George Washington and ThosJefferson ThosJefferson Thos ThosJefferson
Jefferson If Gen Grant the most mostpopular mostpopular mostpopular
popular man of his time was unabletc unable unableto unableto
to tc secure a third nomination I don dont dontbeH t tbelieve
1 believe beH ve Roosevelt will iIl succeed in indoing indoing indoing
doing so Further I believe if he is isnominated isnominated
nominated he will be defeated defeatedThe defeatedThe defeatedThe
The American people l > are not fools foolsThey foolsThey foolsThey
They have had enough enough of this better betterthan betterthan betterthan
than thou doctrine Declaring from fromevery fromvcry fromevery
every stump his high morality and andIns andhis andhis
his respect for the law Theodore TheodoreRoosevelt TheodoreRoosevelt TheodoreRoosevelt
Roosevelt has done more to create createa
a 1 national distrust and disregard for forhc forhc forthe
the hc law la by his arbitrary arbitr ry executive executivects
cts than all the Presidents we ever everiiad everlad everiad
iiad lad
1 iiadThe The laws presume ever every y man innocent inno innor ii1norent
r cent until proven guilty Yet the thegreat thegreat thegreat
great Theodore discharged two en entire cntire enfire ¬
tire troops of soldiers because he hecould hecould hecould
could not find the half dozen mis miscreants miscreantS miscreanis ¬
creants creantS that shot up Brownsville BrownsvilleHere BrownsvilleHere BrownsvilleHere
Here he actually reversed the law lawsaying lawayin lawsaying
saying = ayin to these men that to secure securereinstatement securerdnstatemcnt securereinstatement
reinstatement and the pensions that thatyour thatyour thatyour
your fifteen to thirty yqars of faithful faithfulservice faithfulservice faithfulservice
service service entitles you that you must mustprove mustprove mustprove
prove your innocence innocenceWhen innocenceVhcn innocenceWhen
When the joint statehood question questioncame questioncame questioncame
came a up p he declared boldly that the thepeople thepople thepeople
people of Arizona had no rights con congress congress congress ¬
gress was bound to respect that he heknew heknew heknew
knew it was best for the two terri territories territories tern terntories ¬
tories and that it must pass Then Thenthe Thenit
it t 1 the committee of Arizona men show showed showCd showed ¬
ed him how little he knew about it itUntil itUntil it itUntil
Until shortly his position on a agreat agreat agreat
great many public questions was an anequivocal antquivocal anequivocal
equivocal one His speech in Phoenix Phoe Phoenix Phoenix ¬
nix nix on the recall of the judiciary was wasof wasof wasthis
of this description descriptionit it can be con construed contnrecl ¬
trued either for or against the law lawHis lawHis lawHis
His writings on woman suffrage are areof areof areIt
of It the same order Trimming his hissail hissail hissail
sail to the passing passing breeze he has had hadsuch hadsnch haducli
zz such ucli phenomenal success that the theAmerican themerican thezz
American people have discovered discoveredupon discoveredupon discoveredupon
upon what meat this our Caesar has hasted hashd hastt
ted tt el that he grew so bi biAs big bigAs
As you so aptly said Mr r Taft by bys hySo byconscientiously
s So < conscientiously trying to carry out outthe outtl1 outthe
the tl1 pledges ple ges of the Republican national nationalplatform nationallatform nationalilatform
platform latform has richly deserved a re reiiomination renumination renomination
nomination and he will iIl get it it On Onevery Onnory Onvery
every c proposition advocated by b y his hisparty hisparty
party cparty he has rung true and sound soundHis soundII soundhis
His II is administration has been a won wondcrfufly wonkrfutly wony
dcrfufly y successful one and typical of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the best thought of the American Americanpeople AmericanpCI
people peopleHe pCI iac ple pleI pleIle
He I I e has reduced the running ex exrinses exJnses cxt
rinses t cnses of the Government by many manyiiul manymillions manymillions
iiul millions lions of dollars dollarsHe dollarsII
He II e has placed the tb postoffice po toffice dertment de dcviirtment detrtment
viirtment trtment on a a1 selfsustaining basist basis
t r the first time in the history of ofK ofnation ofis
K nation nationHe nationIf nationIle
He If e has extended the free rural de del deh delj
l h cry system systemilc stem stemI stemis
ilc is I e h his his extended the Civil Service ServiceI Service ServiceII
1 II I e has secured more convictions of ofa oflators oflators
lators a tors of the antitrust laws than thanhis thanhis thanhis
his predecessors pr decessors combined combinedile combinedi combinedile
ile i t e has taken advanced steps to toure totture toore
tture ore world worldwide wide arbitration that thatvill thatill thatll
vill ill ll make his name immortal immortalHe immortalI immortalIle
He I j e has advanced the cause of reci recit recicity
t rocity i city that handmaid of a protec protecc
c traiff that its its greatest great st exponent exponentSL exponentlamented
SL lamented William McKinley died diedL diedoc
l L oca oching oc ting in Buffalo BuffaloHe BuffaloHe BuffaloFie
He has done as much as President Presidenty
y 0 t McKinley lie Kinley did to cement the reunion reunioni
LI ° i the North and South by appointing appointingto
to t tt high and lucrative positions of oflumor of11l ofI
lumor 11l I unor or and emolument Southern white whiteDemocrats whiteI whitezeniocrats
Democrats I emocrats some of the Republican Republicanvar Republic n nwar
war Ei ar horses think too much muchHe muchHe muchHe
He has encouraged rural education educationtu
tu 1 r both the whites and blacks in the theouth theoutb theuutlr
outh giving of his valuable time timecrvicc timel timecxvice
crvicc l vice on the board of trustees of ofTuskegee ofTuskegee ofTuskegee
Tuskegee and Jcannes J cannes fund and this thisis thisis thisis
is is not the least of his achievements achievementsWhile achievementshi1e achievementsWhile
While hi1e deprecating unnecessary unnecessaryv uunecessarr uunecessarraste unnecessaryante
v aste and expense in maintaining the thermy thermy thermy
rmy and navy he has been a consis consistent consisHnt consistent ¬
tent and firm friend of both these theserms thesernu theserms
rms of the national defense defenseHe defenseHe defenseHe
He has stimulated in the hearts of ofuicials oficials ofiiicials
< uicials and laborers alike a consum consumng consumg consumng
the Panama Panamainitial Panamal
ng g desire to complete
initial l C trial ttial in the shortest possible time timeconsistent timeonsistent time4onsistcnt
consistent with perfection and per permanency perlu permuanency ¬
manency lu muanencyi nency nencyHe
1 He has been as firm and sturdy a airiend ariend afriend
friend of the reclamation of the arid aridands aridands rid
1 ands of the West est as he has been of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the swamp laands of the South SouthOn SouthOn SouthOn
On these and all other problems problemsthat
that confront the American people
he has been a straightforward straightforwardstaunch straightforwardtauncb straightforwardstaunch
staunch and dependable advocate advocateIf
If thus carrying carrying out the policies of ofhis ofhis ofhis
his party which were endorsed by the theAmerican themerican thelmnericart
American people when they elected electedhim electedhim electedhim
him he fails to secure a renomina renomination renomination renomination
tion then indeed ms is gratitude in his hisparty hisparty hisParty
party dead If nominated he will be beelected bedected bedected
dected because the American people peopleare peopletre peopleacre
are not fools If he should be de deteated defeated deieated
teated it will be because they prefer preferI prefertor
Democrat who typifies typifiespolicies typifiest
1 for tor a time a
t policies that are the antithesis of the theones thelIeS theones
ones lIeS that President Taft stands for forIf forIf forIf
If they prefer a Democrat to the big bigrrave
grave < rave able man that now occupies occupiesThe occupiesthe occupiestime
The the position I say let them have him himand himand himand
and the quicker they get et him the thebetter tbebetter theRespectfully
better
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FAIRMOUNT HEIGHTS HEIGHTSThe HEIGHrsThe HEIGHTSThe
The Epworth EpwortJl League was favored favoredwith favredwith favoredwith
with an interesting program Quite a anumber anumber anumber
number of visitors and friends w were werepresent werepresent re represent
present Among them wereMiss wereMissIsabella were Miss MissIsabella MISSIsabella
Isabella Robinson Miss Gertrude GertrudeHenry Gertru4e Gertru4eHenry GertrudeHenry
Henry Miss C Gardner Mr r and andMrs andMrs andMrs
Mrs C S Williams Mr S Miller Of OfCedar ofC OfCedar
Cedar C dar Heights and others too nu numerous nuI numerous ¬
I merous to mention mentionThe mcptionThe mentionThe
The dove of peace hovers over overFairmount overI overFairmount
Fairmount Heights Heigh s The citizens aje ajein aJcin ajein
I in good fellowship and the future futureoutlook futureoutlook futureoutlook
outlook for the continued develop development development developmeat ¬
ment of die community is very verybright veljrbright verybright
bright The Methodist the Baptist Baptistand Baptistand Baptistand
and Presbyterian churches are doing doinggreat doinggreat doinggreat
great work and their Christian in influence inftuence inthience ¬
fluence is being felt in every section sectionof sectionof sectionof
of the community communityThe communityThe communityThe
The Presbyterian Church is begin beginning beginning ¬
II ning to take ake on new life with the in incoming incoming incoming ¬
coming spring season On Friday Fridaynight FridayI Fridaynight
I night last a highly enjoyable ministerial min ministerial ministerial ¬
isterial concert was given for the thebenefit thebenefit
I benefit of the church and on last lastSunday lastSunday lastSunday
Sunday evening a week ago the themembers themembers themembers
members and visitors vi itors were ere enter entertained entertained entertained ¬
tained with a delightful song song service serviceMrs serviceMrs serviceMrs
Mrs Helen Cardozo received many manycompliments manycompliments manycompliments
compliments for the beautiful solo soloshe soloshe soloshe
she so beautifully rendered on this tlusoccasion t1 thisoccasion s soccasion
occasion occasionThe occasionI occasionThe
I The appearance of the Rev Dr DrI J JMilton JMilton
I Milton Waldron of Shiloh Baptist BaptistChurch Baptisti BaptistChurch
i Church of Washington seems to tohave tohave tohave
have been the signal for a large at attendance attendance attendance ¬
tendance at the rally Sunday meeting meetingat
at the Public Hall last Sunday af afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
ternoon at 3 oclock The seats were wereall wereall wereail
all taken and Dr Waldron delivered deliveredhimself deliveredhimself deliveredhimself
himself well Rarely is Fairmount FairmountHeights FairmountI FairmountHeights
I Heights ever fed with such whole wholesome wholesome wholesome ¬
some inspiring inspiring mental tai and spiritual spiritualfood spiritualI spiritualfood
I food All were profoundly impress impressed impress impressed ¬
I ed who heard him The good Doctor Doctoralso Doctoralso Doctoralso
also gave promise of some material materialhelp materialhelp materialhelp
help to the little First Baptist BaptistChurch BaptistChurch BaptistChurch
Church whose struggles to erect a abuilding abuilding abuilding
building he came to help and willcome will willcome willcome
come again in the near future futureMr futureMr future1Ir
Mr R S Nichols reports a grow growing growing growing ¬
ing and successful Sunday school schoolwork schoolwork schoolwork
work at the First Presbyterian PresbyterianChurch PresbyterianChurch PresbyterianChurch
Church where he presides as Sunday SundaySchool SundaySchool SundaySchool
School Superintendent When Bro BroNichols BroNichols BroNichols
Nichols took hold of the work a few fewmonths fewmonths fewmonths
months ago the school was struggling strugglingwith strugglingwith strugglingwith
with difficulty for lack of proper lead leadership leadership leadership ¬
ership Since his connection with withthe withthe withthe
the work the school has grown and andprospered andprospered andprospered
prospered beyond expectation expectationThe expectationThe expectationTime
The teachers of the public school schoolUere schoolhere schoolhere
here attended the Prince George GeorgeCounty GeorgCounty GeorgcCounty
County Teachers Institute which whichheld whichheld whichheld
held its sessions at Bowie March 14 14and qand iland
and 15 I 1912 1912It 1912I 1912It
It I t is rumored that very soon the thetrustees thetrustees thetrustees
trustees of the new school building buildingwhich buildingwhich buildingwhich
which is completed all but the plastering plas plastering plastering ¬
tering and trimming out will an announce announce announce ¬
nounce a dedication program Chair Chairman Chairman Chairman ¬
man R R S Nichols of the building buildingcommittee buildingcommittee buildingcommittee
committee along with W lV Sidney
Pittman the architect and two other othermembers othermembers othermembers
members of the building committee committeeW
W V S Crouse and Frank Coalman Coalmaninspected Coalmaninspected Coalmaninspected
inspected the building last week in a abody abody abody
body and authorized a payment by bythe bythe bytime
the county treasurer to the contrac contractor contractor contractor ¬
tor of one thousand dollars on ac account account account ¬
count countOn countOn countOn
On the fourth Sunday in this month monththe monththe monththe
the Rev Ray Carter the blind evan evangelist evangelist evangelist ¬
gelist will wilipreach preach for the First Bap Baptist Baptist Baptist ¬
tist Church at the 3 oclock rally ser service service service ¬
vice in the Public Hall On the thefifth thefifth timefifth
fifth Sunday at the same place and andsame andsame andsame
same hour the Rev Dr B J Askew Askewof Askewof Askewof
of the Macedonia Baptist Church of ofAnacostia ofAnacostia ofAnacostia
Anacostia D C and his choir will willcome willcorne willcome
come out and conduct the services servicesHe servicesHe servicesHe
He will be assisted by the Rev W WM WM V VM
M Howard of the theM M E Church of ofFairmount ofFairmount ofFairmount
Fairmount Heights and his choir choiriand choirand chairand
and also Rev Re J T Clark of the Mt MtHoreb jItHoreb MtItoreb
Horeb Baptist Church of Washing Washington Vashington Vaslmington ¬
ton tonMr
Mr C L Marshall the grocery grocerymerchant grocerymerchant grocerymerchant
merchant of the community has hasshown hasshown hasshown
shown great interest and has rendered renderedgood renderedgood renderedgood
good service in the rally rall now going goingon
on for the building of o the new Bap Baptist Baptist Baptist ¬
tist Church He and his family have havegiven havegiven havegiven
given of their means and he h has hascaused hascaused lmascaused
caused others to give He is largely largelyinstrumental largelyinstrumental largelyinstrumental
instrumental in securing the services servicesof serviceof servicesof
of the Rev Askew who is to come comeout corneout comeout
out and assist in the good work on onthe onthe onthe
the fifth Sunday The trustees ap appreciate appreciate appreciate ¬
preciate his services servicesBusiness servicesBtsiness servicesBttsimress
Business and andproiessiollal professional enter enterprises entlrprises enterprises
prises are are beginning to seek avenues avenuespf avenUlS9f
pf activity in Fairmount Heights with withamazing withamazing withamazirmg
amazing swiftness The people aro arowaking ar arwaking arwaking
waking up C S Williams has l he heun began > e egun
gun un building a blacksmith black lith shop ad adjoining adjoining 1djoining ¬
joining his home on the hill Albert AlbertMillers AlhertMillers AlbertMillers
Millers shoe ihop is busy day and andi andnight andnight
i night Dr E M Boyle has come out outand outand outand
and opened up offices and it is said saidby saidby saidby
by those that know him that he is iswell iswell iswell
well qualified The new Odd Fellows Fellowslodge Fellowslodge Fellowslodge
lodge has already begun talking talkingabout talkingabout talkingabout
about building a hall Brother J T TTramwell TTramwell TTramwell
Tramwell is talking of building a aconfectionery aconfectionery aconfectionery
confectionery store and Brother BrotherTramwell BrotherTramwel1 BrotherTramwell
Tramwell does not talk much He is isa isa isa
a big broad hearted man of small snjallstatue sItalltatue smallstatue
statue but very kind and energetic energeticAnd energ energeticAnd tic ticAnd
And Brother B S Carter widower widoweris
is going to build a home h me this spring springand springand springand
and begin l gin a small truck farm on his hisgroup hisgroup hisgroup
group of lots Lawyer H V Plum PlumPREACHERS PlumPREACHERS PlumPREACHERSWHO
PREACHERS PREACHERSWHO WHO THEY ARE AREWhat AREWhat
What The Bee is Preparing for the thePeople thePeopleThose thePeopleThose
People PeopleThose Those Who Should Be in inthe inthe inthe
the Pulpit PulpitThe PulpitTbe PulpitThe
The Bee will begin the publication publicationjof publicationof
jof of a series of articles of the Interdenominational Interde Interdenominational Ittter e enominational ¬
nominational Preachers PreacJ rs Association Associationand Associationand Associationacid
and who tae preachers are what they theystand thevstand theystand
stand for and the tbego good d or bad they theyare theyare theyare
are doing in in this community communit Rev A AC AC
C Garner will l be > e The Bees first firstsubject firstsubject firstsubject
subject
Right You Are AreAdvance AreAdran AreAdvan
Advance Adran < f Citizen Ci zen Springfield Ill 111That IlL IlLThat IllThat
That Republican who thinks a aNegro aNegro aNegro
Negro editor can live on his pittance pittanceshould pittanceshould pittanceshould
should broaden his views on the theright theright timeright
right of the Negro press Yes we wecarry wecarrr wecarry
carry carrr Democratic announcements and andpublish andpublish andpublish
publish their articles just as we wewould wewould wewould
would do yours if you would pay payYou payYou payYou
You are not filling your government governmentposition governmentposition governmentposition
position on patriotism and we cant cantlive cantlive cantlive
live on it any more than you can canSee canSee canSee
See
Mr Joseph H Jones ties the finest finestcigar finestcigar finestcigar
cigar and news stand in the city Tho ThoBee ThoBee TheBee
Bee is on sale ale there thereo
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THE AMERICAN HOME LIFE INSURANCE CO is a real home company organized and incorporated under the laws of the theDistrict theDistrict theDistrict
District f of Columbia and has been doing a life health and accident insurance business in Washington for nearly twenty years yearsTHE YearsTHE
i THE AMERICAN HOME LIFE INSURANCE CO has paid over 7000 claims to it its policy holders amounting to over 25000000 25oooooorTHE 25000000THE 25000000THE
THE AMERICAN HOME LIFE INSURANCE CO owns the largest building owned by any insurance company in Washington WashingtonD 3
D C and is i s one of the first companies companies to comply with the new insurance law lawTHE lawTHE lawTHE
THE AMERICAN HOME LIFE INSURANCE CO issues Policies in FULL BENEFITS and INCONTESTABLE from date dateof dateof dateof
of issue and payable ONE HOUR AFTER DEATH
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THE LEXINGTON HOTEL HOTELA
A Great Colored Hotel at Last LastThe LastThe LastTime
The colored Americans are to have havean havean havean
an uptodate firstclass hotel with withevery withevery withevery
every modern convenience with buf buffet buffet buffet ¬
fet barbershop kitchen billiard par parlors parlors parlors ¬
lors office lobby and waiting room roomautomobile roomautomobile roomautomobile
automobile to convey guests to and andfrom andirom andfrom
from the Union Station etc etcA etcj etcA etcA
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A Long Felt Want Fulfiled FulfiledNathaniel Fulfi1edNathaniel FulfiledNathaniel
Nathaniel Ruffin a well known cit citizen citizen citizen ¬
izen is is sole manager managerEver managerEver managerEver
Ever since the foundation foun ation of this thisgovernment thisgovernment thisgovernment
government the colored citizens of ofthis ofthis ofthis
this city have been in need of a first firstclass firstclass firstclass
class hotel where families and guests guestsfrom guestsfrom guestsfrom
from other cities may go with im impunity impunity impunity ¬
punity and with reservation Thou Thousands Thousands Thousands ¬
sands of the best and well knowncolored known knowncolored knowncolored
I colored people have visited this city cityand cityand cityand
and do visit it now but thy have no noplace noplace noplace
place place of diginity to go with their fam families families families ¬
ilies and feel at home Dr Booker BookerT
T Washington about a year ago agomade agomade agomade
made a special plea to the Negro NegroBusiness NegroBusiness NegroBusiness
Business League of this city to see seeto seeto seeto
to it that a hotel be erected for the theaccommodation theaccommodation theaccommodation
accommodation of the colored people peoplethat peopletbat peoplethat
that when he Dr Washington comes comesto comesto comesto
to the city he is compelled to go to tosome tosome tosome
some private home homeThe homeThe homeThe
The Lexington Hotel Hotelhas Hotelhas HoteLhas
has been erected at t the southwest southwestcorner southwestcorner southwestcorner
corner of twentyfirst and L streets streetsnorthwest streetsnorthwest streetsnorthwest
northwest It is a beautiful three threeStory threestory threestory
Story edifice to contain every modern modernconvenience modernconvenience modernconvenience
convenience convenience and accommodation for forguest forgu forguest
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THE LEXINGTON HOTEL HOTELThe HOTELThe HOTELThe
The Front Entrance Will be on L St StThe StThe StThe
The entrance to the Rathskeller will willbe willbe willbe
be on L street or main entrance lead leading leading leading ¬
ing to the basement basementThe basementThe basementThe
The Rathskeller will be fitted up upequal upequai upequal
equal to any in the United States Statesthe Statesthe Statesthe
the L street entrance entranceThe entranceThe entranceThe
The Buffet Cannot be Surpassed SurpassedThe SurpassedThe SurpassedThe
The diningroom which will be large largeand larg largand lar g gand e
and commodious with a seating ca capacity capacity capacity ¬
pacity for one hundred and fifty fiftyguests fiftyguests fiftyguests
guests guestsThe guestsTbe guestsThe
The barber shop will be managed managedby managedby managedby
by a first class tonsorial artist with withevery withevery withevery
every modern convenience The bil billiard billiard billiard ¬
liard parlor office lobby and waiting waitingroom waitingroom waitingroom
room will be unsurpassed The wait waiting waiting waiting ¬
ing parlor will be on the first floor floorhandsomely floorhamsomely floorhanisomely
handsomely furnished furnishedThere furnishedThere furnishedThere
There Will be ThirtyEight Large LargeAiry LargeAiry LargeAiry
Airy Bed Rooms and Nine Baths BathsThere BathsThere BathsThere
There will be at least two private privatebath privatebath privatebath
bath rooms connected with the suite suiteof suiteof suiteof
of rooms on the second and third thirdfloors thirdflqors thirdfloors
floors floorsThe flqorsThe floorsThe
The Lexington Will be Conducted Con ducted on onthe onthe onthe
the Basis of Any Up Tc Date DateFirst DateFirst DateFirst
First Class Hotel HotelThe HotelThe HotelThe
The banquet hall which is so much muchneeded muchneeded muchneeded
needed in this city for the accom accommodation accommodatio71 accommodatioi ¬
modation modatio71 of first class visitors and andpatrons andpatrons andpatrons
patrons will be one of the features featuresof
of this hotel The automobile will willrun willrun willrun
run to and from the Union Station to tothe totbe tothe
the hotel for the accomqdation accomodation of the theguests theguests theguests
guests This has been just what the thecity thecity thecity
city has needed for a long time for forthe forthe forthe
the Colored Americans who visit visithere visithere visithere
here Whenever a person intends to tovisit tovisit tovisit
visit the city a card to the manager managerof mangerof managerof
of the hotel will be promptly re re reL rer ¬
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sponded spon ed to t and the guest or guests guestsbe guestsi guestsibe guestsbe
be driven immediately to the hotel in inthe inthe inthe
the hotels automobile which will willmeet willmeet willmeet
meet any train that comes into the theUnion
Union Station or Steamboat wharf wharfThe wharfThe wharfThe
j The erection erection of this hotel in the thecity the thecity thecity
city of magnificent distances will be bean bean bean
an honor as well as a benefit to the thecolored thecolored I Icolored
colored people Almost any city in the theSouth theSouth theSouth
South has a first class hotel and the thepeople timepeople 11 11people
people in in Washington have determmed deter determined determined ¬
mined not to be behind in meeting the thedemands thedemands thedemands
demands of strangers and visitors visitorsCapital visitorsCapifal visitorsCapital
Capital StockThe Stock StockThe StockTh
The Th company is incorporated with witha j ja
a capital stock of fifty thousand dol dollars dollars dollars ¬
lars of this amount the company has hasdecided hasdecided
decided to sell fifteen thousand dol dollars dollars dollars ¬ I
lars of it it A greater opportunity has hasnever hasnever hasnever
never been offered the people of this thiscity thisdty thiscltyjwho
city cltyjwho who are enterprising and = wish a agood agood agood
good investment investmentThe investmentThe investmentThe
The Sole Manager Manageris
is is Mr rIr Nathaniel Ruffin a well known knowncitizen knowncitizen knowncitizen
citizen of Washington who is is known knownto
to the president of the United States Statesto Statesto Statesto
to the cabinet officers ana and other pub public public public ¬
lic men of character and influence influenceHe influenceHe influenceHe
He needs no intrpduci introduc ion < on to the peo people people people ¬
ple because he is prominently con connected connected connected ¬
nected with some of the best strong strongest strongest strongest ¬
est and leading organizations in the thecity thecity thecity
city For honesty and integrity and andinfluence andinfluence andinfluence
influence among his people no better betterman betterman betterman
man could have been selected for theposition the theposition theposition
position of manager The country is isasked isasked is isasked
asked to keep > its eyes on The Bee for foradvertisement foradvertisement foradvertisement
advertisement and full particulars of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the opening of this new uptodate uptodatehotel uptodatehotel uptodatehotel
hotel and for other particulars ad address address address ¬
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