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THF. TUl.S STAR, Saturday, .Tunuan I. 1021.
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WOULD URGE U. S. TO BUY
GERMAN AFRICA
Senator France Has His Eye on Rich
Continent Formerly Owned by
German Empire
(Uy The Associated Negro Press)
Baltimore, Md.Dcc. 30. The de
velopment of Africa and the recently
owned German colonies in that con
tinent by white and Colored Ameri
cans was advocated by Senator Joseph
I. France of Maryland, in an address
recently before the National Associa
tion of Colored People at the Acad
emy of Music in Brooklyn.
Senator France suggested that the
Allies fix the German indemnity at
$15,000,000,000, crediting that nation
for the African colonies taken with
$5,000,000,000. Then he added:
"These colonics could then be sold
by the Allies to the United States for
a sum in the neighborhood of from
$5,000,000,000 to $7,000,000,000, the
Allies receiving credit in this amount
against their indebtedness to the
United States. In this way Europe
would pay a large part of her delH to
us. She would then be in a positiou
to purchase form us supplies for her
rehabilitation, the foreign exchange
situation would be relieved and re
construction would proceed rapidly.
"The United States would receive
for very dubious assets a million
square miles of territory about al
most one-third her total area and an
opportunity would be offered to white
and Colored Americans to do thir part
in co-operating with other nations in
the development of that wonderful
continent.
"I do not believe that America will
seek to evade responsibility when the
opportunity offers for sharing in the
responsibility for bringing about
world improvements. Many Colored
Americans are interested in this prob
lem and would welcome an opportun
ity of sharing inthc work pf upbuild
ing and developing the African continent.
"The time may come when we may
yetsce a great, free African republic,
which, with its material achievements
and moral triumphs, will renew in
Africa and surpass there the glories
of the golden age when the civilization
of the Egyptians wasVthc greatest in
the world."
Senator France declared that the
race problem will never be solved by
consistent and concerted efforts to
keep the Colored race in ignorance
and degredation, by depriving theni of
schools and sanitary surroundings by
recriminations, hatred, prejudice, ven
geance, violence, lynchings and burn
ings at the stake. He said it must be
solved by fearless facing of the facts,
with an acknowledgment of the fact
recognized by all the great anthropoU
ogists that the Colored races have
great mental and moral capacity, and
that they were created to fulfill a great
destiny.
the organization and incorporation of
the Fifteenth Infantry Regiment Ar
mory Committee of the Equity Con
gress of Greater New York, co-operating
with the Citizens' Committee,
Inc., "for the purpose of erecting an
armory or other suitable building or
buildings in honor of the A. E. F.
veterans of the Fifteenth Infantry,
and also establishing a memorial to
all soldiers and sailors of the United
States army and navy, of all wars,
beginning with the American Revo
lution "
STATE NEWS LETTER
of Waurika is not giving adequate
service and has petitioned the Cor
poration Commission to' compel the
company to do so. An investigation
will be made to determine whether
or not the plant; is being operated at
its maximum efficiency.
'American .Nogro Academy" Holds
24th Annual Convention,
(Uy The Associated Negro Press)
Washington, D. C. Dec. 30. The
twenty-fourth annual meeting of the
"American Negro Academy" was held
at the Dunbar High" School, the at
tendance being large. John W. Crom
well,, .president, took as the subject of
his address, "The Challenged of the
Disfranchised. The Rev. Charles D.
Martin also delivered an address. One
of the features of the session was the
exhibit of rare prints, portraits, manu
scripts, books and other interesting
products of Negro culture. J. Wel
don Johnson of New York City snoke
on "Some Phases of the Haitian Sit
uation, which, in view of the report
of the court of inquiry recently made
public, was very interesting, timely,
and was well received.
With the approval of the city trus
tees of Beggs the gas rates of the
Beggs Gas Co. have been set by the
Corporation Commission as follows:
First 100,000 cu. ft., 60 cents per
1,000; second 100,000 cu. ft., 50 cents
per 1,000; third 100.000 cu. ft., 40
cents per 1,000; over 300,000 cu. ft , 35
cents per 1,000.
The United States census discloses
that there are 38,167,336 workers en
gaged in gainful operation. It is fig
ured that of this umber there are
slightly .more tlm -,,000,000 hvamg
membership in trade unions
A temporary order was, sissiicd by
the Corporate Commission to the Mul
lendore Gas Company, of Stillwater,
granting a 45-cent rate for domestic
gas and 35 cents for industrial gas. A
penalty of 5 cents a 1,000 may be
added for non-payment of bill within
ten "day1!
The Pawhuska Oil and Gas Com
pany, operating in Pawhuska, was
granted a gas rate of 35 cents for domestic-
gas, retroactive to December
1st, by the Corporation Commission.
House Bill 15011, authorizing the
Secretary of the Interior to offer for
sale the remainder of the coal and
asphalt deposits in the Choctaw and
Chickasaw .Nations, in Uklahoma, lias
been introduced in Congress.
The Choctaw Power and Light Co.
has been given permission to increase
its electric rates in McAIester and ad
joining towns to offset the increased
cost in fuel. Recently the McAIester
Gas and Coke Co. was granted a ma
terial increase in gas rates, which it
is claimed affect the cost of electric
light ami power generation
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To Honor Veterans of All Wars
(By The Associated Negro Press)
New York, Dec. 30 Supreme Court
Justice Henry D. Hotchk'ss approved
The Federal Power Commission re
ports that 115 applications for per
mits and licenses for power develop
ment have been filed.
Freight rates on initial shipments
on the Clinton, Oklahoma & Western
Railroad, operating between Clinton
and Cheyenne, were advanced by the
Corporation Commission. The rates
were increased 1 cent a pound on all
second, third and fourth class com
modities, and 2 cents a pound on first
and fifth class commodities
connected up a 4-inch main to take the
nlnre nf the nil! 2-inrli ninincr Knr
about four hours on Sunday the gas
was turned off to permit of the new
connections. Extensions arc also being
made into the Capitol J i ill Addition.
iioiucnviiic is supplied Ironi a gas
well which tests 30,000,000 feet.
Effective January 1, 1921, the Cor
poration Commission granted to the
Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, a
rate of 58 cents a 1,000 for the first
100,000 en. ft. of gas; 50 cents a 1,000
for the next 400,000 cu. ft., and 40
cents a 1,000 for all in excess of 500,
000 cu. ft. This order remains effec
tive until March 31, or until otherwise
ordered. This increase js for the spe
cific purpose of increasing the supply
amj providing additional pipe line
facilities. The following cities and
towns are uccctcd by this order;.
Oklahoma City, Muskogee, Shawnee,
Guthrie, El Reno, Enid, Wagoner,
Chandler, Pond Creek, Yukon K
Fork, Turley, Dawson, Stroud, Daven
port, Wellston, Luther, uuinomt,
Meeker, Arcadia, Kellyville, Midlo
Han, Depcw, Peckham, Porter, Has
kell, Coweta, Shamrock and Sapulpa.
The following towns are exempted:
Clarcmore, Inola. Ramona, Carney,
Duncan and Marlow Since the ques
tion of a citv gas rate is pending in
the Supreme Court the Corporation
Commission denied the company's ap
plication for such a method of charg
ing for gas. Tlie company's appli
cation to have its value definitely
fixed was also denied by the commission.
state tuberculosis sanatoria for which
appropriations were made by the last
assembly.
One hundred and litty thousand
dollars will be asked to complete the
Clinton sanatorium, $150,000 for the
Talihina institution, and $75,000 for
the Bolcy hospital. Lack of funds,
owing to increased building costs is
causing these, sanatoria to remain un
finished and idle.
In addition, the association is
anxious to have established a bureau
of public health nursing and child
hygiene in the state health department
and it also wishes to have the salary
of the state health commissioner in
creased to $,800 annually.
These and other health activities
of the association are made possible
because of the generous response of
the people of Oklahoma ni the Tuber
culosis Christmas Seal sale just
closed. These seals, selling for one
cent each, arc the sole support of the
association and Its various county
and local branches.
Reports received from 16 of the 77
counties of the state indicate that
Oklahoma will raise at least as much
in the 1920 campaign as in 1919 and
possibly more.
J. D. Huffman alleges that the Con
sumers Light and Power Company
Superintendent of Schools J. A.
Whiteford, Oklahoma City, has made
arrangements so that the public
school teachers may have additional
information regarding gas utilization
and conservation for us in the class
rooms.
HEALTH ASSOCIATION TO ASK
LEGISLATURE TO FINISH
SANATORIA
Oklahoma City. Dec. 30. (Special.)
Among the other legislation which
will be fostered by the Oklahoma
Public Health Association when the
state legislature convenes on Janu-
ary 4, will be a bill appropriating
i'he Holdenville Gas Company has$375,000 for completing the three
SIMPSON'S
MAGIC WONDER HAIR DRESSING
The one perfect preparation for
making harsh, stubborn, kinky hair,
soft, straight and glossy. Stimulates
the hair roots and promotes long
growth of hair. Dermatologists claim
it is the best made.
Will not injure the hair or scalp.
Price 50c. Sample sent for 5c stamps
Agents and Dealers Wanted.
R. SYLVANUS SIMPSON,
Chemist
2216 Grant St.
Just as you have read these ads, so
other people rend yours, when it li
in the STAR.
If your ad is not in this Directory
IT OUGHT TO BE.
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