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Complete Text of Dyer
Anti-Lynching Bill
The National Association for the j
Advancement of Colored People, 7't
Fifth Av.nue, New York, has an
nounced that Representative Leonids
C. Byer of Missouri, who introduced
the Dyei Anti-Lynching Bill in Con
gress, had sent a copy of the new
text of the hill as it was favorably ri
ported by the Judiciary Committee
of the House of Representatives, the
new text which is given out a- an
exclusive release by th National A
sociation for the Advancement of
Colored People, came in a persona!
letter from Representative Liver to
James Weldon Johnson, Secretary of
the Association, prior to the printing
of the bill.
It embodies the suggestions made
by the Department of Justice it: order
to remove any doubt as to the con
stitutionality of the tncasun Lite
full text of the Dyer \nti-Lynching
Bill, H. R. 13. a« favorably reported
to the United States Congress by the
Committee on the Judiciary of the
House of Representatives, is as fol
lows:
A BILL
To assure io persons within the
jurisdiction ot any Smtc the equal
protection of the laws.
Be it enacted by the Senate an!
House of Representatives of the
United State oi America in Congress
assembled,
That the phrase “mob or riotous as
semblage" when used in this act hall
mean ati assembly composed of five
or more persons acting in concert for
the purpose of depriving any person
of his life without authority of law.
Sec. 2. If any State or govern
mental subdivision thereof fails, ne
glects, or omits to provide and main
tain protection to the life of any per
son within its jurisdiction against a
rr.ob or riotous assemblage, such
State shall by reason of such failure,
neglect or omission, be deemed to
have denied to such person the equal
protection of the laws of the State,
and to the end that such protection as
ia guaranteed to the citizens of the
United States by its Constitution may
be secured it is provided,
Sec. 3. That any State or municipal
officer charged with the duty or who
possess the power or authority as
such officer to protect the life of any
person that may he put to death by
aiiy mob or riotous assemblage, or
who has anv such person in his charge
as a prisoner, who fails, neglects, or
omits to make all reasonable efforts to
prevent such person from being so
put to death, or any State or municipal
officer charged with the duty of ap
prehending or prosecuting any per
son participating in such mob or riot
ous essemblage who fails, neglects,
or omits to make all reasonable ef
forts to perform his duty in appre
hending or prosecuting to final judg
ment under the laws of such State all
persons so participating, except such,
if any, as are or have been held to
answer for such participation in any
district court of tiie United States, as
herein provided, shall he guilty of a
felony, and upon conviction thereof j
shall be punished by imprisonment
of not exceeding $5,000, or both such
oi not eseeding $5,000, or both such
fine and imprisonment.
Sec. 4. Any person who partici
pates i.t any mob or riotous assem
blage by which a person is put to
death shall be guilty of a felony, and
on conviction thereof shall be im
prisoned for life or for not less than j
live years.
Sec. 5. Any county in which a per-1
son is put to death, fcy a mob or riot- i
otw assemblage shall forfeit $10,000,
which sum may bo recovered by an i
action therefor in the name of the
United States against such county for
tile use of the family, if any, of the
person so put to death; if he had no
family, then to his dependent parents,
if any; otherwise for the use of the
United States. Such action should be I
brought and prosecuted by the dis- j
trict attorney of the United States!
of the district in wdiich such county j
is situated in any ccurt of the United I
States having jurisdiction therein. If;
such forfeiture is not paid upon re
coverv of a judgment therefor, such;
court shall have jurisdiction to en-j
force payment thereof by levy of exe- j
cution upon any property of the i
county, or may compel levy and col- i
lection of a tax therefor, or may other
wise compel payment thereof by man
damus or other appropriate process; j
and any officer of such county or other j
person who disobeys or fail- to com
ply with any lawful order of the court !
in the premises shall be liable to pun
ishment as for contempt and to any ;
other penalty provided by law there-1
for.
Sec. 6. In the event tint any per
son so put to death shall have been
transported by such mob or riotous
assemblage from one county to an
other county during the time inter
vening between his capture and put
ting to death, each county in or
through which lie was so transported
shall be jointly and severally liable
to pay the forfeiture herein provided.
In construing and applying this act
the District of Columbia shall be
deemed a county, as shall also each
of the parishes of the State of Louisi
ana.
Sec. 7. If any section or provision
of this Act shall be held by any court
to he invalid the balance of the Act
shall not for that reason he held
invalid.
New Orleans, La.
By W. G. Gilbert.
McGinnis Lodge No. 1, Knights of
Pythias of the Eastern and Western
Hemispheres, held the christening of
their banner and flag Sunday, October
■23, 1921, at their hall, Gravies and
Dryades streets. Only Pythians and
Courts of Calanthe were present.
Those present were McGinnis Lodge
No. 1, Jonathan Lodge No. 4, Pride
of Louisiana, Court No. 1, Daughters
of Jonathan Court No. 4. Program
was as follows: Devotional exercises
by Sir Tobc .Williams; opening ode by
Sir Knights; introduction of Master of
Ceremonies, by Sir W G. Gilbert,
Master of Ceremonies, Sir Howard
McGinnis; solo by Sir Clifford James;
remarks by Sir S. J. Robertson;
"Flags,” Sir Allen James. Sponsors,
Sir and Sister C. Sheppard; christening
of banner and flag by Sirs Balm Ches
ter and W. E. Palmer; closing ode by
Courts of Calanthe; benediction by Sir
Ben Edmunds, prelate of McGinnis
Lodge. Refreshments were in abund
ance and everyone had a nice time.
Champlain, ill.
By Z. L. Breedlove
The annual conference of the A. M.
E. Church, which convened here
Wednesday morning, came to a close
Sunday evening after being royally en
tertained by the people of the Twin
Cities. The conference was interesting
and inspiring throughout the sessions,
about 700 preachers, laymen, delegates
and visitors being the guest of the i
Twin Cities for five days. The next
annual meeting will be held in Quincy, I
111., in 1922.
Mr. Greeley Young of Almstead, 111.,1
was the guest of Mrs. Alice Breedlove
last week.
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Frankfort, Ky.
Rev. Arnold preached at the A. M.
| E. Church Sunday in the absence of
their pastor, Rev. Gardner, who is at
tending conference in Ashland, Ky.
Mine. E. E. Underwood delightfully
entertained the Church Club last
Wednesday evening at her home on
Mero street.
Rev. W. B. Ballen, Pastor of the
First Baptist Church, is preaching in
Mayfield this week. In his absence
last Sunday, Rev. Blanton, principal of
the Clinton Street High School,
preached a masterly sermon. Rev. R.
Robinson preached at night.
Mr. Homer Nutter of Louisville, Ky.,
was in the city last Sunday and wor
shiped at the First Baptist Church. Mr.
Nutter, who is one of Kentucky’s noted j
gospel singers, rendered a beautiful
solo at the morning services.
Mr. Garrett Smith is on the sick list |
this week.
Last week the Frankfort High School
boys defeated the Winchester boys, 13
to 12.
Simmons University defeated K. N.
I. I., 39 to 0.
Mrs. Cora Bodley of Hutchinson,
Ky., was a visitor in Frankfort last ;
Sunday.
Miss Anne M. Howe, who has been
at home for the past three weeks in
Lexington taking a treatment for the I
eyes, has returned to take up her:
studies at the K. N. I. I.
Mrs. Katie Ewing of Buffalo. New j
York, is visiting friends and relatives j
here. I
HARDING ISSUES
TURKEY DAY
PROCLAMATION
WASHINGTON. D. C., Oct. 31.—
President Harding issued a proclamation
tonight designating Thursday, Novem
ber J4. as a day of Thanksgiving, devo
tion and prayer and urging the people
o give thanks “for all that has bee;-,
rendered unto them,” and to pray ‘‘for a
fontinuance of the divine fortune which
has been showered so generously upon
this nation.” The proclamation said :
‘ That season has come when, alike in
pursuance of a devout people’s time
lionored custom and in grateful recogni
tion of favoring national fortunes, it is
proper that the President should sum
moil the nation to a day of devotion, of
hanksgiving for blessings bestowed and
of prayer for guidance in modes of life
that may deserve continuance of divine
favor.
‘ Foremost among our blessings in the
return of peace and the approach to
normal ways again. The year has
brought us again into relations of amity
with all nations after a long period of
struggle and turbulence.
“Ours has been a favored nation in
the bounty which God has bestowed
upon it. The great trial of humanity,
though indeed we bore our part as vveii
as we were able, left us comparatively
little scarred. It is for us to recognize
that we have been thus favored, and
when we gather at our altars to offer
up thanks, yve will do well to pledge, in
humility and all sincerity, our purpose
to prove deserving. We have been
raised up and preserved in national
power and consequence, as part of a
plan whose wisdom yve cannot question
“Thus believing, we can do no less
than hold our nation the willing instru
ment of the providence which has so
wonderfully favored us. Opportunity
for very great service awaits us if we
shall prove equal to it. Let our prayers
be raised, for direction in the right
paths. L'rider God. our responsibility is
great; to our own tir•»t. to all men after
ward ; to all mankind in God’s own
justice.”
Milwaukee News
(By Marian Ross)
The La Circle Club of the V. \Y.
C. A. entertained at a Hallowe'en
Party at their club rooms in the Al
hambra Building. A large crowd at
tended. Dancing and Games were the
main features of the evening.
Many are surprised to hear of the
marriage of Miss Thelma Payne tend
Mr. Russel (Specks) Rogers. The
marriage has been kept a secret lor
some time.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reeves enter
tained in honor of their Fifth Wed
ding Anniversary on Friday evening,
October 28. 1921, at their home, 74
Seventh Street. Many beautiful and
useful presents were received.
Olie and Lill Walters arc billed at
the Palace Theatre next week.
Mr. and Mrs. Milligan Shaw have
moved to Chicago, where they will
make their future home.
Mrs. Gladys Taylor is on the sick
list.
Austin and Delaney are playing at
the Palace Theatre this week.
Mrs. Luella Mitchell has returned to
Chicago after spending three weeks in
Milwaukee. Mrs. Mitchell is an ac
complished drummer and made a tre
mendous hit at the North Side Arcade
with Miss Cecelia Phillips at the
piano. ■
Lulu Coates and Crackerjacks are
billed at the Palace Theatre next
week.
Mr. Clarence Parker, Billy Reeves,
and Frank Weaver assisted by Percy
Venebal the Joy Boy, have moved
from Sam Pick’s Bungalow Inn to
the Rialto Cafe on the Blue Mound
Road, where as usual they are a hit.
Dr. James Bell left Friday for Chi
cago, where he will spend several
months before preceding to Boston,
where he will remain until Spring.
Mr. Donald Haywood left for Chi
cago last week, where he will remain
for an indefinite period.
Miss Marjorie Sills returned to her
home in Milwaukee after -pending
several days in Chicago visiting
trends.
Mr. J. Orval Spencer formerly of
Milwaukee now of Kansas City has
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returned to this city to spend the
winter.
Mr. Frank Handy of Chicago is
spending the week in Milwaukee.;
While in the city Mr. Handy is stop
ping at the Johnson Hotel, 290
Fourth Street.
A Surprise Party was given Thurs
day Kveiling, October 27, by Mrs.
Fred Johnson at the Johnson Hotel
in honor of her son. J. Orval Spencer. |
Among those present were# Misses;
Jessie Powell, Mary Dillon, Cecelia
Phillips, Lucille Jones. June Johnson,
and Marian Ross. Messrs. William
Parris, William Ford, Claude and j
Sherman Williams. Lonnie Spencer,
and < ins Stanley.
Mr. John Warren, formerly of Mil
waukee. lately of Buffalo, died Tues
day after several years of illness.
Funeral services were held in Raynor’s
Undertaking Parlors ’ on Seventh
Street.
Mr. and Mrs Glover Compton of
Chicago and Mrs. Anna Brown of
San Diego, Calif., attended Wednes
day’s performance of “The Emperor
Jones” as the guests of Mr. Chas.
Gilpin. After the show the party in
cluding Mr. Gilpin and Mr. Shields
were tin- guest** of Mrs. Carrie Ford,
389 Third Street. Mr. and Mrs.
Compton and Mrs. Brown left at 8
(o’clock for Chicago after spending a
very pleasant day.
Mr. John Malone of the Metropole
Club, 330 Fourth Street, and a few
friends made a donation to bury Mr.
Daniel Piott. The floral designs were
beautiful, sent by the boys of Bryon
& Gooden Pool rooms, Turf Hotel.
<iage Laic and Johnson Hotel.
The Misses Harriet Nichols, Mar
jorie Sills, Consuella Wilson and Mil
dred Lammack left Saturday for
Waukegan to attend the Y. W. L. A.
conference. The young ladies are
members of the La Circle Club.
Mr. William Pleasant, an old resi
dent of this city, died Tuesday morn
ing at his home on Chestnut Street.
Mr. Pleasant is survived by a wife.
Miss Margaret Taylor and mother
of Kansas City, Mo., are visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Hatchett.
Miss Louise Collins parsed through
this city on her way to C’limus, Wise ,
to visit her mother.
Mr. Maurice Goines and Miss Ethel
Morgan spent a few days in Milwau
kee visiting Dr. and Mrs. E. B. Bad
ger. Mr. Goines and Miss Morgan
motored here from Louisville, Ky.,
and are cti route to St. Paul, Minn.
Mrs. Gertrude Ford entertained tlie
Phillvs Wheatly Club at a Hallowe'en
Party at her home, 710 Winnebago
Street. Dancing was the main fea
ture of the evening.
M iss Xanana Brown entertained at
a party at her home Sunday after
noon in honor of Miss Margaret Tay
lor of Kansas City, most all of Mil
waukee's Yottngef ,£rt.
Messrs. R Shields, of Howard Uni
versity, and M. Pryor of New York
University, who are members of the
"Emperor Jones" Co. left for St
Louis, Mo., Sunday; morning.
Miss Willa Bryant rctuny-d to this
city Saturday night from Cas-upoh^.
Mich. While in the city Miss Bryant
will stay with Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Turner.
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NEW YORK C ITY, Oct. 29.—A
national conference which ha* possi
bilities as an epoch-making event in
the history and relationships of the
colored race in tlii country, lias been
called to meet at Cincinnati, Decem
ber 1 to 4, next. It will include on it
program professional, bir-incss and re
ligious leaders of both the white and
colored races, who are actively inter
ested in the solution of racial prob
lems. The general subject will In
attacked from the standpoint of how
best to promote .and expand efforts
directed towards meeting the out
standing needs of colored pieu and
boys in educational, vocational, reli
gious and physical lines.
'I he call for the conference, the
twentieth national event of it- kind,
has been issued by the Colored Men'*
Department of the Young McuV
Christian Associations of North Amer
ica, comprising a membership of 23.
1000 men and boys and 10.000 student*
I No such conference has been held
SI JI LIT I »' If, Will'll .1 III uuniaim I
ing leaders and laymen myt in Louis
ville, Ky. Since that time there ha<
been a marked advance in the moral
and educational life of the colored
race in this country, and during tlia
time the work as represented in the
Colored Men’s Department of tin V.
M. l\ A. has had extensiv* and fruit
|f ul growth. It i- confidently felt
therefore, that there now e>.i »s a much
[broader and stronger foundation upon
which to build effective plans-for the
future in co-operation with education
al and spiritual forces available from
many sources. It is the hope that the
work and results of this conference
will constitute a timely contribution
towards the solution of problems con
spiettous throughout the world today.
Through the co-operation of both
white and colored organizations in
Cincinnati, arrangements are being I
made to care for an attendance of j
500 delegates. The conference will be *
self-entertaining and self-supporting, i
“The success hoped for this confer
ence in the way of prompting the wel
fare of colored Americans and in help
ing our country and the world at large
to solve important problems.’’ state:-j
I)r. J. K. Moorland, Senior Secretary
of the Colored Men’s Department of j
the V. M. C. A . depends largely
upon the extent to whirl} our colored
laymen interest tlu-m-t lve ■> personally
in it. For that reason, every colored
V. M. C. A., has been asked to plan to i
bring a strong delegation. Hath of
our city, railroad and industrial assn- j
! ciations has been urged to have, if j
possible, its entire committee of man
agement or hoard of directors in at- f
tendance at the conference, and aUo •
1 some outstanding men from among
I the active members.
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3517 JNDIANA AyE., CHICAGO, ILL. *
“The conference will not have legis
ative functions. It will offer unusual
>pportunity for mutual acquaintance
is well as for exchange of opinion and
■xperiencc upon vitally important
opics.”
])r. Moorland has already received
: i at tying reports from several asso
iation centers as to the number of
klegatcs who will go to Cincinnati,
*ut he hopes that lull quotas from
>tlu*r points throughout the country
vill he reported soon, so that the ar
mgemonts for their entertainment in
he conference city can be completed
is soon as possible.
Among those interested in the work
Julius Kosenwald, head of Scars,
Roebuck & Co.’ of Chicago, whose
jersonal efforts and gifts over an ex
ended period have largely made pos
sible the erection and equipment of
issociation buildings for colored men
n many cities. The list of speaker^
.vill include many men. both white and
lolored, of national and international
prominence. Announcement of tlx
names of speakers and details of the
progr.fm will he made later. Anyone
desiring further information should
combTunieate with the local V’. M. t
A . or write to Dr. J. K. Moorland, .14/
Madison avenue. New York City.
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