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©f)£ dfyX£!%Q& ttafjij) “sti AN INDEPENDENT WEEKLY * ' Weekly CHICAGOrSATURDAY. JULY 1st. 1922 PRICE FIVE CENTS EIGHT PAGES PROF. MUNDY WINS PRIZE AUTO HUBBY HIDES ! UNDER BED GUTS RIVAL Suspicious Spouse Crawls Under Bed Bui Creeps Out 1 With Brandished Knife Henry Baker played detective upon his wife on last Sunday evening and raptured a rival for his spouse with the aid of his trusty blade. Maker was living away from his wife, but was suf fering the torments of jealousy and suspicion to such an extent that he kept watch upon his wife's actions and learned the fatal truth. Hides Under Bed Baker hid under the bed of his mate at 424.1 Evans Avc. and awaited the arrival of the ill-fated lovers. He stayed there until the ardent love making drove him into a frenzy. Crawling from his hiding place. Baker drew his knife, and Willie Harper, the paramour, received painful wounds in the stomach and face. Harper is in the County Hospital and Baker is in jail. Black Faces To Rob Bank (Preston News Service) KANSAS CITY — It is reported j that five men with blackened faces ; took $2,000 from the (Juindaro State I Bank here last Monday afternoon and ; escaped in an automobile. It is said t that the men answer the description ; of those who held up and robbed the , State Bank at Balbora, ten miles west of here, last week. 'PRESIDENT' OF AFRICA MAKES SPEECH IN NEW ORLEANS I — NEW ORLEANS. June 23.—Mar-, cus Garvey, provisional president of | Africa, and editor of the New York Negro World, after obtaining a tem porary injunction restraining police officials from interfering with the pro posed meeting, addressed over 2,000 Negroes here tonight in Longshore men's hall. The meeting was scheduled to take place last night, but was disbanded by policemen because a permit to hold it had not been granted. Garvey flayed unmercifully preachers of New Orleans who hi said opposed the holding of the meeting. He characterized as ridiculous pre tentions to social equality of the white and black races. "This is a white man's country,” he said. "He found it, he conquered it and we can't blame him because he wants to keep it." He urged his hearers to go to Africa and establish a country of their own. Garvey is said to receive a salary of $12,000 a year as a provisional presi dent of Africa, and $10,000 annually for his services as head of the Univer sal Improvement Association. _ EDISON COMPANY GIVES RADIO CONCERT During the months of July and August the Commonwealth Edison Company of Chicago will give a series of community radio concerts and home lighting exhibits throughout the city. These concerts will be given in vari ous churches and halls throughout the city for the purpose of entertaining, educating and enlightening the general public. Steals Mail Sack STAUNTON, Va., June 30.—John *ulh (35) was arrested here, charged *3th the stealing of a mail sack said lo contain $12,000 at Williamson, W, Va., two years ago. ■Smith was arrested by Postoffice In spector Pilcher of the West Virginia District, and according to the Inspec tor, Smith confessed A JUNE GRADUATE V" Miss Dorothy Codozoe Miss Dorothy Codozoe, 5329 Wabash Ave., was one of Chicago’s June graduates. She finished with honors at the Hyde Park High School. It was in 1918 that she received her grammer school diploma from the Carter Prac tice. She began taking dancing lessons from Mrs. Hazel Thompson Davis six years ago and in 1918 her mother took her to Pavley Oukransky, the great Russian ballet dancing master, for instructions. Miss Codozoe soon developed in one of the most artistic dancers in Chicago. For three years she has been a "headliner" in the Woman’s Amateur Minstrel. This fall she will enter the University of Chicago and take a course at the Medil School of Journalsim. Miss Codozoe is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art Codozoe and is very popular with Chicago’s society young people. _ INSURANCE PEOPLE . HAVE ASSETS OVER SIX BILLION The secretary of labor, James J. Davis, announced today that a statis tical summary of the finances and per sonnel of the principal colored insur ance companies in the United States, compiled for the U. S. Department of Labor by Phil H. Brown, commis sioner of conciliation, shows that there are twenty-five representatively active companies, with home offices in thir teen states and the District of Colum bia. The insurance sold by these com panies covers life, health and accidents, principally. Of the twenty-five com panies reporting, four home offices are in North Carolina, four in Georgia, two in Kentucky, two in Pennsylvania, two in Louisiana, two in Florida, two in Virginia, and one in the District of Columbia, Arkansas, Ohio, Illinois, Tennessee, Maryland and South Caro lina. Capitalization figures, which were readily available for only 14 of the 25 companies, total $1,256,000. The total assets of all the companies are $6,339,198.59. During the past fiscal year these companies paid insurance claims of colored policyholders and beneficiaries of the United States in a total amount of $3,072,189. The com panies employed 6.575 colored persons, comprised of 527 clerical ■ ■mMovce«. 3,9b8 field agents, 1,523 medical exam iners and 557 miscellaneous employees, to whom was paid a monthly amount of $259,728.10, either in salaries or commissions. ASKS FOR MATCH IS GIVEN ROPE AND DEATH INSTEAD Warren Lewis, a young boy of 18 years, went to the kitchen of a white woman and asked for a match to light a cigarette. She saw the man and screamed—it came to her mind that she would like to witness a lynching and she made outerys. The moment a white woman opens her mouth in this section and a black man is around —it's taken for granted that the "white angel" has been "attacked." When she opened her mouth, that was enough for the "lynching party" to take plare. Crackers took out after him with guns and rifles. The boy was soon overtaken. No time was given to have him appear in open court. They make you confess down here. White Ministers Attend Before he was hanged, they made him make a speech, advising aTl black people to stay in their place, bow to the white man and be “good workers.” Warren was then tied to a tree and hanged. The white ministers of the town of Dacus, Texas, the physicians and leaders in white Sunday schools attended the hanging and returned home as jubliant as coming from a Methodist picnic. Another Exodus North No effort was made to apprehend the lynchers. The report is that ex pect to have another in the next month. In the meantime, many of the black are taking the trains north where they are wanted to work in the mills at Gary, lnd., and other sections. BLACK RACE NOT INFERIOR SAYS PROF. ; Prof. Delyes Info To History To ProVe Equality 01 Races The white race is not superior tc others, declared Dr. A. A Golden weiser, anthropologist, last night, in an address delivered before the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Natioua’ Association for the Advancement ol Colored People, In the Robert Treat School. Norfolk and Thirteenth Ave. Newark. Dr. Goldcnweiser is a lec turer on anthropology at the New School for Social Research in New York City. "The evidence of anatomy and ncu rology so far available does not indi cate any appreciable superiority of th. white race over the other races," he declared. “The psychological test' during the war to the contrary not withstanding, the psychologist alsc fails to provide any definite data tc support the contention of psychological inferiority of so-called primitive races, including the Negro, to the white. Histor yTsx plains "In the domain of civilization n must, of course, be admitted that othei races, with the possible exception ol the Mongolian, have not produces civilizations in all respects comparable to our own, and rvrn the Mongoliar does not qualify when science and in dustry are taken into consideration But an insight into the characteristic! of the historic process makes it mori than doubtful whelher any but purelj historical causes need be invoked te account for the differences in the rivili zations between different peoples I must, moreover, he remembered tha in just those particulars in which whiti man is incomparably superior to primi tive races he is also superior to th< civilizations of the ancient world, sucf as those of Egypt. Greece and Rome Must Co-operate "By far the most difficult aspect ol the Negro problem refers to the N'egrc populations outside of Africa, pri manly in the United States. Then can he no question that complete lega emancipation is desirable, necessary and will within the near future he at tained. The social aspect, on the other hand, appears much mor< gloomy. Deep-rooted prejudice, sup j ported by certain physical reactions and hacked by historical tradition, can not readily be dislodged. Here tilt work will be tedious, painful and pro longed. It will not be achieved with out whole-hearted and self-sacrificing co-operation on the part of the whitt and the Negro abke. But if botf groups assume their share of respon sibility, their ultimate success in this domain also cannot be doubted." "Black Sambo" WORCH ESTER, Eng., June 24. A youth named Walter Brown rn tered a home here by way of the chimney to rob it. He was caught red-handed, hut refused to give his name at first and was booked as “Black Sambo” because of the sool on him. Tots Burn To Death Dorothy, age 5; Marvin, 2, am Lawrence Goodman, 17 months old were burned to death last week at 17K Wesley St., Evanston, III., while thcii home was on fire. The little children arose happily ir the morning and played and sang anc jumped around the kitchen awaiting their mother to feed them. Tht mother lighted the fire in the kitcher stove and went to the grocery, only s few steps away. The wall paper be came ignited. Within a few minute the room was on fire. The children screamed; this attracted neighbors who made every possible effort to en ter, but all the doors were locked. A fire alarm was sent in and by the time the firefighters arrived the house was in flames and the babies burned tc death. I_ Too Fat HAMPTON, Va.—Martha Dobbs, the biggest woman of three coun ties near here, is a problem on the hands of the authorities. She was arrested for violating prohibition laws, but she was so big that she rould not go through the circuit court door However, she was found guilty and fined $300 and sentenced to eight months imprisonment. Now the jailer of the Klizabeth City county jail is scratching his head, wondering how he can carry out the orders of the court without making alterations to the jail. Martha should worry I PULLMAN PORTER BLOWS OUT BRAINS USED CURSE WORDS Thomas Humphreys, 3206 Rhodes Avc.. age 47, a Pullman porter, on last Sunday afternoon shot Dan Overstreet, age 21, same address. The shooting was fatal. Humpherys fired at Ovcr • street's head, and Overstreet's brains were scattered several feet from where he fell. It is said that the shooting grew out of Humphreys reprimanding Overstreet for abusive langtige used around the house while the Pullman porter was on the road. Overstreet struck Mrs. Humphreys on the face. This made a scar. Humphrey* bream* enraged and drew a gun and fired point blank at Over street with a 32 rifle. Mr. Humphreys was badly cut about the head. The coroner's inquest was held at Karnesl William’s undertaking establishment, and the jury returned a verdict in 20 minutes. They recommended that Humphreys be tried before the grand jury tor manslaughter. Mr Overstreet had been married since June 10 and I lived in this city three years. He came j here from New Orleans, La. No Masks Ordinance introduced by our own alderman, R. R. Jackson, will pre vent the wearing of masks and hoods within the city of Chicago. Recommended for passage, June 12, 1922. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago: Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person within the City to appear in public in any mask, cap, | cowl, hood or other thing conceal I ing the identity of the wearer, pro | vided that the provisions of this or ; dinance shall not apply to persons j attending or taking part in carni vals, mask balls, public shows, en j tertainments or celebrations in the I City or under permission of the I proper authorities of said City, nor to any person holding a written per mit issued by the Mayor. Section 2. (Penalty.) Any per son violating the provisions of this ordinance shall be fined not more two hundred dollars for each of fense. Section 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and due publica tion. James T. Igoe, City Clerk . Crap Shooters Struck By Lightning Flash NORFOLK, Va., June 14— A sp-c taeular play of the elements preceded the rainstorm that swept over this sec tion early Friday afternoon. David Shepherd was killed and two others stunned when a thunderbolt fell in their midst at Oakwood. The men, it is said, were under a sycamore tree near the old power plant rolling dice when the phenomenon occurred. The body was viewed by Dr. A. C. Hdrton, district coroner. Death was pronounced due to lightning shock. No inquest was held. Man Pursued by Mob Plunges to His Death WKST FRANKFORT, III., Jude 23.—An unidentified Mexican track worker plunged to death from a mine tipple today after being pursued by a crowd of 75. Two other Mexicans who were with him escaped. The pursuit occurred when a rumor was circulated that a girl had been at tacked. The report was apparently without foundation RACE ENDS WITH MUNDY AS WINNER I Thousands Of Votes Cast For Candidates; Whip Gains Many New Readers On Saturday night, June 24, the second of the Chicago Whip's auto mobile prize subscription contests Hirst of speed i n d enthusiasm. Promptly at 10 >’clock the ballot jox, which had >een removed rom the Lincoln Mate Hank to the tV h i p’s offices, vas opened and he judges in >reathlcss silence >egan to count he votes. Thou ands and thou ands of new’ sub crib e r s were i-ldrrt to the lists *f the Chicago Whip’s readers. In the wee hours of the night as the tele phone bd'l VlTzrcd And buzzed, break ing the monotony of the judges’ task, it was announced that Prof. James A. Mundy had won the beautiful Paige touring car and that Mr- J C. Carroll, wife of Rev. J. C. Carroll of Olivet Baptist Church, had won the second prize of one hundred dollars. Contestants Cheerful The contestants who did not win the car were loud in their congratulations to Professor Mundy and w'ere cheer fully willing to conc ede the spoils to the victor. War to Mrs. Carroll came I Mrs. Jon me McPherson, who was a ■ lose competitor with the winner. Mrs. McPherson is the winner of the third prize of seventy-five dollars. The other p' ze-winning contestants were Mrs. ' .*nnic Williams, Mrs Lulu Gor do.., Mrs. E. T. Beck and Miss Lottie (xordon. Management Thanks Public When the scores were decided, the management of the Chicago Whip stated to the judges that the public was loyal to the Whip, and that they were deeply indebted to their many friends who gave their subscriptions to the contestants, the only possible regret evinced by the publishers being that every candidate could not win the car. The great $3,000 contest thus e nded, with everybody happy and Pro fessor Mundy the proud possessor of a brand new' Paige touring car. Can't Hop Bells In Tulsa TULSA, Okla., June 27 —Chief of Police Rees D. Moran announced on W ednesday night that all hotels in j Tulsa will be given until the 10th of the month tu discharge the hell boys of the race and replace them with white boys. i w miiL.ii i ditiiuaiiL/ The chief stated that the social evils of the community could not be en-| tirely controlled, but that they can at least keep the black boys out of it, and that a city ordinance is needed to pre vent the employing of them in the hotels. Those who do not comply with this order will be arrested and prose cuted. Luck Gets Lucky (News Tribune Dallas Bureau) DALLAS, June 27.—Ed Luck had his luck with him Friday afternoon when he fell from the third story of a new building into a sandpit and was unhurt. Luck turned in his resigna tion after collecting his day’s pay, stat ing that the work was too dangerous. Shoots Man; Fined $9.53 CAMDEN, Ark., June 30.—Jim Whitaker (55) was shot and fatally wounded by Jim GloVcr (24) following a difficulty at Glover’s home in South Camden, last week. Glover was given a preliminary hearing, and released as he convinced the court that he shot in self-defense. Glover later was fined $9.50 on a charge of disturbing the peace. BLACK STAR LINE SHIPS SINKJN DEBT Great Losses Hit "Back TO Africa” Order Garvey Faces Jail NEW YORK, June 27—Recent in vestigations into the chaotic affair* of "Emperor” Marcus Garvey of the mysterious Black Star Line and "back to Africa” movement reveal that be tween $600,000 and $1,300,000 has been lost beyond recovery. These facts were brought out in court litigation preferred by one James D. Brooks in a suit for his back salary. Garvey Says See His Secretary When Robert L. Waring, attorney for Brooks, inquired how the Yar mouth, one of the three boats, had lost $300,000 on its first trip, as was claimed, and how the Maceo, now tied up in Cuba, lost $110,000, Garvey answered: "I have nothing to do with the records. You will have to see my secretary.” The secretary was not in court. Garvey Out of Jail on Bail Garvey is out of custody on $25,000 bail, having been charged with using the mails to defraud the public. Offi cers of the organization declare that the sale of stock is held up pending the outcome of the court investigations. The Black Saar Line is mcorporated and is capitalized at $10,000,000. it is claimed that Garvey receives a fabu lous salary, in additiop to expenses and funds paid by subsidiary organizations. STREET CAR MAN CUT ON STATE STREET Jesse Gorman, 8556 South Green Street, a street car conductor on the State Street line, was shot and killed Monday evening at 5 o’clock by Morris Fuller, 2404 Wabash Avenue, following an altercation over payment of fare After shooting Gorman, Fuller made his escape from the crowded car followed by passengers who witnessed the shoot ing, fleeing east on 29th Street and hid ing in an alley back of St. James Catholic Church, where he was held at bay until officers arrived and took him into custody, Gorman being taken to Michael Reese Hospital, dying while on the way. Stories Differ The stories of those who viewed the shooting vary. Some assert that the conductor was abusive in his language and made a move as if to reach for a weapon, thus causing Fuller to think that he was going to be attacked Oth ers declare that F'uller was unduly sen sitive and was making an attempt to evade payment of his fare. Others arc of the opinion that Fuller’s anger was aroused first by the fact that the car was started before those who were waiting could board the car, which practice seems to the rule of conductors while their cars are passing through the black belt. ARTISTS TO PRESENT OPERA IN NEW YOP'! NEW YORK. — Harry Cort, the youthful Broadway producer, who made a great financial and artistic success with "Shuffle Along,” in which only Colored artists appear, has a light grand opera in preparation which is essentially a fantastic folk-tale of the American Negro of the South and of which the score, book and stage scenes are all the work of talented Colored actors and actresses. Black Man Saved from Flanging NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 30.— Mack Tabb had a noose about his neck and was being hauled up a cypress limb by a crowd of white hoodlums when older men came to his rescue and turned Him over to county authorities on a charge of assault to murder. It is stated that Henry B. James (white), a salesman accosted Tabb on the street and began abusing him with out cause, and that Tabb was mereh defending himself. James is in the hospital where a part of his skull was removed.