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Job Prifitrnrj VOX-. It tBXINGTON i KYu FRIDAY. MARCH 13 1012 NO-O 77 7E? Wir.J&T Printing THE FBEEDMEII'S . AID SOCIETY fiiw tte Uiiiit of the Negroes r b the Soiitli: is Being ic- tatepished is Many In L ititqtionj 6gress of the race ;The fallowing article, taken ijota buBday'tiisu (March 10) (&ey CUcinnnti Enquirer, tolcf rAiaje th Freedmen's Kid Satiety,' -tab :'. heaequarters of trhUh ri located in the Queen GisyywiU be of interest to all ; J U 4y" be news to many Cin ' iiatiatiens to know that one of tfc largest and most successful itneies for .the uplift of the Jijres in the Somth is the jrreedtaen'i Aid Society whose ' hsadquarttrs are at the Method is Booh Coacern, in this city. IBefinning 46i years ago, in Triaity - Church, , on Ninth Sireet, with a borrowed capital tf $800, the society has to-day 3? institutions, 453 teachers, Md 6,623 pupils. These insti latitat with a real estate ralu tie of $1,325,965, are placed in strategic centers in the sev eral black; belts . of the South, 114 art therefore at the doors $l :h aeople for whose, uplift 4hii woVk U carried en. ; ThB0ard of Managers is jAiimuM tnn "iium iinhB mn rfeWcity.-'iBishop David H. Hear ia'. the President ; Bishop aia M; Walden, who ; was the " ISiaietyV. first Corresponding JeretaryV is President. Emeri-;-:-:'ifeiiWd,-'-'Vita,;-Preiidant ; and pfrH.-C. Jennings, the Agent of the Western Methodist Book Coneern, is Treasurer. ". 1; Other leading members are Mr.S. P. Marshall, Vice Presi deat of the Union Central Life insurance Company; Attorney i L;- N. Oaten, Mr. H. A. fichroetter, insurance and real i estate ; Deaa H. C. Minnich, of ; Miami University, Oxford ; ex SeaaUr O. F. Hypes, of Spring s' eld .and Dr. J. D. Jones. -'The raee problem in some re ' : ijpects -has become more difficult ..ahd vexatious, because .of the a'hj impractical theories which from time to time have een advanced as the only solu tieaV Tha methods that have ehirkcteriaed the work of the t Frfedsaeas Aid Society have been sane and practical. No ' theories or preconceived notions foi: the solution of the race ? ptbbletn have been in its way. The managers have rather con tented themselves by accepting th situation as they found it, and have learned to do by do lag what was dictated by good judgment and common sense. Ila.lhie way-the scope of the so cify'e work has grown to be as ra any-sided as the problem it- sAocordingly, . there are nor - mitl departments for the prepa ration of. teachers, -especially ; to the rural districts, where they are so much needed; in dustrial schools for training the masses, Bible schorls and semi naries, for the preparation of a sireager and more intelligent miaisty, and special depart ments in domestic economy for . training Negro" girls in practi cal lines of dresa making, cook ing, jgeneral "housekeeping and nurse training. , One medical school is also maintained where young men can be taught o be intelligent 'advisers of their people in the belt methods of sanitation to : tttp in the fight now being XSa for the ciife and preveu Itta if .barcoia,'; a preva- lent among the Negroes, and to take the place of the . old root and "hoodoo" doctor, - for so maDy years a curse to the. race. Industrial education is one of the most important features of work of the society, the pur pose being to fit young men and women to. become efficient in some one particular trade. - Taking all the schools in the aggregate, the Ireedmen s Aid Sooiety has more" . industrial schools, more industrial stu dents, teach more industrial trades, and are sending out ev ery year more industrial gradu ates than any institution or set of institutions in the Souths L. The main strength of the in-" dustrial work is placed at five strategic centers Claflin Uni-j versity, Orangeburg, . S. C. : Morristown Normal and Indus trial College," Morristown, Ten nessee ; uiarK -.university, . At- anta, Ga. ; Gilbert Industrial College, Baldwin, La., and Wi- ey University, 'Marshall, Tex. These schools are situated in the very heart of the black belts of these States, and can be easily reached by the many. thousands around them. ' . ' The largest equipment is" at U Claflin University, Orangeburg, S. C, where as many a9 24 dif- erent trades and industries are being taught to nearly one thousand students. These, in dustries includes; such trades as carpentry, masonry, black smithing, shoemaking, tailor ing, plastering, painting, print-, mg, wheelwrightmg, electrical ana m cnauicai . eugitieerinc or the boys; and cooking, dressmaking and all litio3 of domestic economy for the irirls. So eager are these -Negro stu dents to take advantage of the ODDortunities the school oft'ers 200 because there was no room t to accommodate them. 1 j When these facts, came to the I attention -of Mr. Carnegie, ho DromDtlv $14,000 for a bovs" I a. . f dormitory, with the provision that an equal amount be raised locally. The whole school at Once began to help. The stu dents picked cotton during va cation, sold eggs and chickens they were their own chickens and -in various - other vays raised over one thousand dol lars. The conditions have been met, and the building is uow completed and crowucd to its utmost capacity. . . A distinctive feature of the work of the society Is teaching Negro farmers. In the very nature of the case no work the society is doing is more impor tant than this. The great mass of the Negro people must earn their living from the soil, and the society is training them to do this work, and do it .well. . , Under the old "method farm ing among the Negroes has nei ther been attractive nor remu nerative. Land has been wasted and ruined, much valuable time lost, and as a result of the advance system, the farmer inevitably comes out in debt at the end of the year. As a . re sult Negro farmers in large numbers are becoming discour aged and are leaving the coun try and flocking to the cities with the hope of bettering their conditions. Colonized in alleys and unsanitary, eectious of the large cities, they naturally be came an easy prey to tubercu losis and similar diseases. The schools of farming at Clark University, Atlanta, Ga., and Gilbert Industrial College, Baldwiu, La., aim to set a draw back to this movement from the country to the city by teaching the best methods of up-to-date farming, . In addition "to the course at Clark University, the Superintendent of the farm has been holding farmer's institutes throughout the State in order to help and instruct the large number of Negro farmers, who could in no other way be reach ed... ' ' :' : '. -' '-; Paring last y ear forty-three ' 2o be continued on page 4s f It Hp The LiXINGiON REWS Therefore, Ave make the. iollowintr. terms . 11 -; ii i .' - .- uuiiipaign wnicn win ing at t every noma in Pans, Versailes, JMichoIasville, every village in this ,We will tlsiii fer the paper to tlie Saturday niormns;,. for loc per month You need not NEED NOT PAY FOR -THE PAPER UNTIL YO house j u tiw? for you to be on the TON JN jEvs.ofS.;-No. 2QJ0.X New istv-CAMPAIGN will close fty .will receive S25 in gold;: THE over fifty Rev. S:E.C. Lord B.D. A Bi-aLT.iAT ir.ix von- tuom tue Bkit- isk .West Incies who is visit- . Lexingt OS. The aubi'jcii Kev. S II. "Chi of luis ski tc'h is the UT-Iiicnvu Lord, B. D., a naltve'o? th British West Indies. Ttie i)i-(i!.!; t f Leisi'on are hitrhlv I favored jii-havinswtfh'a biiiliut and dibtiDgsudlitd divine ia tht-ir midst. Rt-v. Lord i- a cjradiKite of Tuskegee Normal 4ml Lido atrial Insiitute aud of Gamnion Theological Seminary in this country He is a traveller of. some noie' which ..includes many States in this' . country, . - also '. Canada : and England. H ho presses us as a man of original iU-u, itht'r an poet preach er or ie.-tu'rer. ILs Btay ia . the city of Lexington puoht to a sottrce of pro fit to Xr-e coloivd people..; '." We have ln:i:u informed that the reverentftu'tl'jtaa,D is soon to deliver a series of lectures in this "city and vicinity, notico. of 'which is shortly to be given. ' On. last Snnday.be preach ed two abb sermons -before, the people of St- Paul -A. AT. E." Church, and as a result of the services two persons ruailo professin'ii of faith in Christ and joined 'he Church. . He i3 a forceful, practical orator While in this city Rv, Lord will bai associated with the Lexington-Hews u" s."-iu.o . uuuiuoi ui "jKiwau merary Kuubiiuuuioijs 10 our. paper ; We extend to Rv Lord oiir best wishes for his hucccoS in our country, also in his efforts toward establishing? an industrial school in his-' native country. - - ( Whst The Leeder Says Rbcct The -:: "''' News . The Lexington News is t he name of the new colored . weekly newspaper that f is - -(: i ri - I l V " 1 I: v - VI-. " ; : b J J ft.- reTulalLPias risen, upon the' ruins of . theLex- ington Standard, which has had , a checkered career for -some years' past. Rev. A. W. D'ivi3, pastor of the Con" stitution Street Christian Church, Prof. D. I. Re id, ; formally -'of the1, colored schools, and-'KJ. .Willis, have formed a .partnership for the conduct of the nesv pajer,' tho first as. manager and editor, the secoiid'Bs secretary and thLtbird &s treasurer. . .On account n .4 to be placed in 10,000 homes of onr race Degm next Ylon day morning, by agents call- Lexinaton.Tijeoraetown. Hranktort mdwav , , . . J incnester, county door in eacb" tow: tj GET IT. list jy ne'Stt Friday . teiepuone your of the financial and ' er troubles of the Standard the new pt Wishers cdficitid- ed to drop that n e, aitnoagn buy mg the plant and gflod will of the old paper. .All tjiree &X these men are widely and popular y- known among of Central Ken .yspaper venture , doubtless will the colored peoplo tuckv, and their n deserves to, and prove, a sacces, ''I for a weekly newsj There', is a field per devoted to race interests that d not; and cannot receive the- attenticft they deserve in the general press, 61 fid the LEADER wishes its new coat J mporery a' pros pcrou3 career. 1 ' -. rWickershsra FiGht attempt from Bar to4 Hemeve Negro J ' Associ? Washixston, . - w taken by At'.orny-Ge action tinxlefense.of Williai eral Wickersham sfstaut Attornej-Gf'1 H Lewis. As- executive committea neral, whom the of the American Br Association seelf member six months ks to ' remove as a eleeied, merely beca after he had been ed man, has merited1 iuse he is a color- sham the praise of e for -Mr. Wicker- country The stand taken krery Negro in the committee of the Anl Jby the ej.ecutive ciatiou against oue ottd lawyers in the ktrican Bar Asso- lof the ablest col- holding, tbe hights' country, and on , pr.sition in the FederalGovernmet o red man has yet ml to which any coi" fenslblo and withou. ncceeded, is in de rejrulations to- susta li law, rules fand n it. Not only raised Attoiney- ! bave colored men General - Wicker sharl who absolutely ' refuj li and Mr. Lewis, j membership when sed to resign his so to do by the ns pie was requested committee, but wh f airplay,' and adm urping executive te men who love re ability, even though within a darll' have expressed thej k-skinned citizen. stand Mr. Wickersh ir praise of the at a time like this it im has taken, and for a white man to fend a colored man Mb. Wickeksh Following is the took real courage stand up and df w . n such a ca out by Attorn? y-General Vf "fcersham to tLe members of the Atxierican Bar Asso ciation: .',- -i . ': '.'i ? ' Wasfetnstoh, February 5. 1912. ce of the Attorney-General, - 3Po the Members of the American Bar .' - Association. ' : Gentlemen: Mr. W. H. Lewis, a memeber of the bar of the State of Ijdassechusetts and an Assistant At" tarney-General of the . United States, was eleeied a member of this associa tion by the Executive Committee on August 1, 1911, at the invitation of the secretary of the association, and upon the written nomination of the vice" president and members of the local council of the State cf Massechusetts in cohformtty with the provisions of Article IV of the constitution. - He qualified by making payment of the annual dues as required by Article V, The term of ofiico of the. executive committee expired, and a new com mittee was elected -at the annual meeting in 1911. Two of the mem bers of the committee so elected had not been previousiy members of the committee; the remainder had consti- ..tuted part of the former committee. Phone; or the Not'olk Coal and Iron Company. 2456 New Phone. April 26th and the agent turning in the largest number of subsci The second $15.- Thethird $10. i Wit D-'n for the openinq of our . , . . - " T iYiount oterling, and and city and mail them to rural subscribers, every pay any money until vour month is out. SO YOD Should our agent fail to reach vour name and address to the Lbxino- mbscribers In January, 1912, the new execu tive committee undertook by resolu tion to cancel Jhe election of " Mr. Lewis and place his name on the list of persons proposed for membership to be voted upon at the next annual meeting, basing this action upon the statement that when he was elected the executive committee did not know thtft he was a colored man. Protest was made on Mr. Lewis' behalf, but the committee has declined t rnnn. suier its action. A coot nf tha , respondence with the ; - "uue"a- in vain for signs of- night in the The object of the association is. business thoroughfares of Ameri stattd in the constitution to be "to 'can cities, the light of the sun adyance the science of -jurisprudence, promote the administration of justice; ! the electric lights ?11 through the uphold the honor of the pi-ofession of;t,f At .iv in the mornin. uu encourage cordial infer- (Ulirse amnnir . vil -m . i . lws k J - .. . .lbi.7 PMSf '''."""f " be " member of the Bar of anv State, and 1 " " shall also be nominated as hereinafter! provided." TKo ont; .... . - -uv uvvvu Ul liXIC DieUl L VH I'.IHIl- mittee would in effect arbitrarily amend these provisions by adding a proviso to the following effect: . That the election of any member may be cancelled by the'the executive committee, whether the committee who elected him or one subsequently choseu, wheuever a majority of its nthnrAhanintsrUHns n onnt, no mailer when the members ascertain the facts concerning mart such characteristics. It can hardly be contended that such action tends to "uphold the honor of the profession of the law a'''! encourage eordial . intercourse,? . ..i i n (f ttiA mAmVATa f tln Vtov " r , , . .lote the ad ly aoes not tend to y . . . it3e. Under the .Jc. Lewis' only re-circum8tancesM-, . . , . al to the membership dress is to . . .-.aociation to protest against Vnjustioe done him in their name . i. . . i.i . - commiwee wnicn nas arrogat- ea io iiseii a power not conferred upon it by the constitution or by-laws in order to gratify a race prejudice entertained. by Some of its members. As head of the department of the S Federal government in which Mr ' r u i j - v. j - : Lvw'.s holds an honored position, and A ' as a member of this association, I beg every member who disapproves of the cotirse of the executive committee to sign and mail the enclosed postal card, and to take such other steps as he may t ink proper to prevent the unlawful expulsion of Mr. Lewis from the association. Very truly youra, Geo. W. Wickersham. Many members have, acting upon the advice of Attorney-General Wicker sham, written letters protesting a gainst the unlawful expulsion of Mr Lewis. Madam Rebecca L. Cunningham ...... Chiropodist Shampooing Hair dressing CORN AND BUNIONS TREAT ED. CLUB NAILS AND IN--GROWING TOE NAILS ' .- - ' EXTRACTED . DAY BY DAY l THE SOOTH By Rev? S. E. C. Lord, B. D:, a native of the British West Indies A Continued Story. It has been the privilege of the writer to spend a number of years pursuing an educational, course in two widely kaowu institutions in the Southern States of America, I have, therefore, undertaken to write my impressions of conditions the school, complemented the pa , . 4, , cru rents who Were present for con tin not so much for the benefit of the uaUy seildrng-their children out. citizens of this country, but epe- and requested that they use their cially for my own people, who may influence in" getting- others to do be instructed thereby. likewise. The superintendent There is one unique feature hopes to have the officers, of the about America which is quite n- Church address th? - school from .. . ... , . ,t - time to time, as these talks are ticableUthe observant traveller, encouraging in every way. - The I have referanceto the architecture adult ,lass still nods the- banner. of her cities. They are all built alike and the buildings construct- ' ed after the same pattern, from n a xt i- i - : Buffalo to New Orleans, as if they were cast out of the same mold. Thesej5uildings soariog high into the air with their elevators, their mabled stairways and fresco- ed walls are things that come with- in the category of the wouderful to a visitor from the West Indies, where everything, except the men, wanieu and children are diminutive American city life in the South is very attractive- There is a con tinual show going on from early ! morning I until twelve o'clock at One would have to look being so wenderfully imitated by J th teamsters, , the ' milk men Mrva.nts-;, are" to be" Ken coin? from one end ot tn; ci.y to another. I . , 1. . c I out - me ii i c brigade . and the such a mad rush engines with ! through the streets of the city. In Iswnrd. the outcoine of the fire . ' I. . ' .. . . e : r, brigade, which is perfect in every detail, is one of the spectacular feafures of American city life. The spirited horses and the large trucks, glittering in their red enameled coatinr, tearing tnrougn . . i. fVc town is a sieht which invites the attention of every man, womao ! alld Child The boys of man r. ve fire " t 1 1 cm fl a cn nrnifti tn see- i i i - j- 1 V . f 7 .- 1JJC y start Dngaae uu auu w to witness the fire alar1: . excitement. .m-r at I . regard as a very com- '.Uendable trait on the part of the American mercnam, ia me and money which he expends in aa vertising his goods; not only in the local newspapers, but especially - a : t,x, tnthe artistic decorations m the largfe glass windows facing the street and throughout the 6tore, that it is indeed a pleasant diver sion for the passer-by to gaze upon his goods. The pocket book of the American citizen is easily made a prey Jy these attractive 7 . .. j j i The electric signs and designs . . . , , ,i IA nnnthn. tinhi.nhlo fa4tlt in Oil ,! "uulu" American cities. Electric signs are to be seen in every city. In one place you may see the never- empty champaigne bottle; in ano- ther the twinkling star and the - dancing chorus girl. To be continued. - . Church NeWS . PLEASANT GREEN BAPTIST CHURCH, REV. H. W. JONES PASTOR - By Mary B. Barber You are esrnertiy requested to keep in mind tbe preaching and prayer seivices on Wednesday and and Friday evenings of each week. The teachers Meeting and choir rehearsal were both observed last Thursday. The majority cf the teachers were present, the lesson was conducted in an instructive way to all," As Easter approach es, the chorister has appointed two rehearsals' during the waak"' for the choir. They are prepairin to render the Galalean.a beautiful sacred Cantata. Both words and music of this cantata are beautiful and effective, hence it promises to be quit a success. The interest in the Sunday School continues to increase. There was a large attendance and pleasing: collection ; Sunday moni- - . ... g . . . .a go. very beneficial and wholesosa remarks. Brother . Adams waa highly elated over the progress f The other classes are working hard and expect to land it ia a 1 L i." B""1- "mc- ;. . ... a large auaience greetea cne . AifnriJL SnnJa . em'ovino- an able sermon. Ha beautifully pointed out the assur- ance ot a better and nobler We tor ose who are faithful and true to Th , . - . read by Lucile Roberts. Willie Mac Johnson, . ; Maggie Saulters. Rebecca Cheniult and Henry Jnes-Jr' Miss MamieG. Wha- icy icau a. ucuuuiui paper, suujcvi. "Prayer." The Scriptural quota tions began with the letter C.' For the conclusion Mr. Cunnhtf ham sang '. one of his impressiYa selections. The pastor and quite a few of" our members spent Sunday after" noon in Georgetown, where ha preaehed an elegant sermon for Rev. Ballou and his people. They were celebrating a Horne-Comillff in their church; hence an old-fash- ioned meeting was enjoyed- THS. rtin diedat.he home of his mothcTdrs Thrllia' Martin, 165 Colfax street, Monday morning. The funeral services were held Wednesday afternoeB. . The pastor officiated. Miss Gertrude Jordan died at St. Joseph Hospital Moaday morning. funeral services were neia at tne uorae oi ner grana- r street, Thursday morning, and the- pastor officiated. SICK LIST. " Jir.- uus nisutpiici tuaunuci to improve, at tne nom: ot JliS .tll ytui street. grandmother rm " ,ue Tolles Mr. ,ae Tolles isableto be .gain ; at .her home on PraU . Mrs MaV Smith ia flf 'at home on Dunnaway street. ' It ia to be hoped that she will soon' be out again. Mrs. Lizzie Butler, of E. Short' street; and little Miss Sarah Rich ardson daughter of Mrs Standley on the sick list - PERSONALS., Mrs. Mayme Baker, who haa' been i visiting .relatives .since the , death of her mother, left Saturday for Pittsburg," Pa. " ' Nrs Lizzie Thomas of Fatterson street has been called to Lancaster on, account of sicknes in her fami ly. Mrs. Hannah Heudersom re-, turned last Friday from a hurried call to Louisville Tuesday. , , SOCIALS. " Mr. aud Mrs. Charles Turner entertained last Friday eyenihg in honor of the seventeenth birthday of their son Robert. Music aad games were the amusements of the evening. .A happy time was enjoyed- o . J, V ' ' The Magnolia Social Club wa. JJJ ne os Mj. LucUlJmX ley on Colfax street . The" "home was . beautifully decorated yyith flowers which added to the beauty of tbe occasion. Miss IfarV' Liz zie Whaley, daughter of 'the host ess served egg-nog. Alter enjoy ing themselves with music and t games the guests were ushered; into the dming room, where a- sumptous supper was served " in,, courses. Mrs. Whaley needs no. introduction as a charming hostess and her entertainment goes down as one of the most delightful iri tne nisiory oi nie uuu. The programme; for the Union Sunday, March 17, is as - follows: . Paper on the lesson, G. C. Barber . Remarks on the lesson, S. B. . Hayes. Solo, Nancy Owens." Re- . marks, A Carter. ..Solo, Eddie Barber.- The Scriptural -'auota. : tyww wil begin. with, f.lu; - ; '-0 .'.. s T