COLORED GIRLS NOT
INCLUDED IN CREED
ADOPTED DY WHITES
(Special to The Tribune.)
Dallas. Texas, Dec. 8. —Colored girls
are not included in the creed of the
American white girl adopted by the
girl students of the Bryan Street
High School, last Monday morning at !
assemblies held in study halls.
The creed of the girls carries the
“To think clean thoughts, to read
good books, and to destroy any un
clean literature that may fall Into my
“To speak as pure English as I
know and refrain from the sue of
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"To avoid extremes In my dress and
in the use of cosmetics.
“To stand against promiscuous au-
I tomobile riding and unconventional
“To be true to myself, which means,
among other things, to be honest in
my class room work as well as on
“To so conduct myself as to be al
ways worthy of big friendships; and
to make' myself a support and hon
or to my school, my home and to my
j glorious nation.”
When asked if the creed was to be
extended to the colored girls of Dal
las, Miss Elizabeth Walker, the girls’
faculty sponsor, said, “We have no
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1 COLORED WOMEN IN 25 STATES ARE
WORKING LIKE TROJANS TO RAISE
: MONEY NECESSARY TO PASS DYER BILL
‘ (Preston News Service)
NEW YORK CITY, Dec. B—The third meeting of
- tife officials and state directors of the Anti-Lvnching Cru
saders organization was held here last week. It was re
i ported that there were over 700 key women in 25 states
■ hard at work in an effort to enlist the aid, support and in
’ fhience of both white and Negro citizens to suppress lynch
’ mg in America.
It is said this movement owes its origin to Mrs. Helen
( urtis, of New York City. That she was inspired by a
| public statement of Congressman Dyer at the N. A. A! C.
15,I 5 , convention in June at Newark, N. »T. The committee
made it plain that the purpose was a specific one, and is
organized to raise money for a specific purpose, and then
disband in January, 1923. The purpose and object of the
Anti-Lynching Crusaders is to stop lynching and mob
violence. The one clear and practical program so far out
lined for the accomplishment of this pm-nose is that of the
National Association fob the Advancement of Colored
People, namely, to pass the Dyer Bill and enforce it. The
Crusaders have determined to raise one million dollars and
turn it over to the anti-lyncliing fund of the N. A. A. C. P.
in trust to be used to pass and enforce the Dyer Anti-
Lynching hill and to put down mob violence.
Some people have doubted if a million dollars is nec
essary. It is, and the Crusaders have asked the executive
office of the N. A. A. C. P. to outline roughly how the mon
ey could be effectively and economically expended. The
An anti-lvnching program demands: Publicity, Pres
sure upon congress, pressure upon state legislatures, in
vestigation, and legal processes.
The Negro has never given his cause proper publicity.
It is proposed, if sufficient funds are obtained, to conduct
a newspaper campaign of publicity patterned after the
Red Cross and Child Welfare campaigns. A campaign
where full page statements of the facts concerning lvnch
ing shall appear in every influential daily paper through
out the country until the general public is informed of the
fact that this country is cursed with lynching. Such a pub
licity campaign could be started with SIO,OOO and would,
to be complete, cost one million dollars.
Pressure upon congress. The country must be
aroused by letters, telegrams, and articles to pour in upon
the senate and stream for immediate action. Such a cam
paign throughout the United States cannot be completely
inaugurated for less than $25,000.
Pressure upon state legislatures: efforts to strengthen
state laws must not lag. Three or four states have ade
quate anti-lvnching laws, and this will cost from SIO,OOO
to SIOO,OOO. If the Dyer Bill fails of passage before March
1, the present bill must he reintroduced in the next con
gress. If the Dyer Bill is passed, the campaign against
lynching, mob violence and legal defense has just begun,
and the race must be ready for two things:
Investigation of every ease of lynching and mob
violence which occurs. These investigations must be far
more thorough than in the past, for on them we must be
able to build court cases with facts and witnesses. This
will mean the use of detective agencies, local investigators,
documentary research, etc. This takes money.
Legal processes: Finally, there are the actual law
cases. The Federal Government will probably attend to
the actual prosecutions, but the race must stand ready to
help in the preparation of the cases, the gathering of wit
nesses and the stimulation of the interest of the public
mind. So money will be needed in this event.
The Crusaders pledge that every cent of every dollar
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PHOENIX TITLE & TRUST COMPANyI
STATEMENT AS OF NOVEMBER 30, 1922
On ;« n««t Jv, Escrows Accounts Payable ..$ 23,172.78
On deposit in Bank and in office Trust Accounts Payable 18K99K7
J For Escrow Fund Accounts $ 23,172.78 lrUSt Accounts FayaDle 18,522.57
For Trust Fund Accounts 18[522.57
Total Escrow and Trust Funds 41,695 35
Accounts Receivable X7 - . D „ ~
From Lrows I:::;::::::;:::;:;;::;::;:;;;;;;;;:;;;;;;;;; s J?|;|| Ta « xes and Interest Accrued no t due 229.57
Miscellaneous 13i208.75 19,355.81 ■ *
Other Assets 19,596.04
——' Total 46,248.33
Investments Capital Stock 75,000.00
Real Estate Plant and Fixture* iicooom; Undivided Profits and Reserves 40,673.68
ea 6 ’ 922 ' 65 Profits from Operations-Current 4,229.40
with State Treasurer 50,000.00 -—'
Other First Mortgages 35,196.58 ——- —'
1 Other Investments 1.095.70 —'—” *
Total Investments 86,292.28
Less—included in working assets above .... 8,311.85 77,980.43
Total 194.903.08 Total Liabilities 282,846.76
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Total Assets 282,846.76 CERTIFIED AS CORRECT:
H. B. Wilkinson, President.
F. E. Allen, Treasurer.
THE PHOENIX TRIBUNE—ALWAYS IMPROVING
contributed to the anti-lynching fund is to be held in trust
by the Guaranty Trust Company of New York City, to be
turned over as directed whenever need arises.
The members of the publicity committee are: Mrs.
Grace Nail Johnson, Mrs. Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Mrs. Lil
lian Alexander and Mrs. Mary B. Talbert.
MINE EXPLOSION IN
ALABAMA TAKES TOLL
OF OVER 50 NEGROES
(Preston News Service)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. B—Of the
84 persons who lost their lives in the
frightful'disaster at Dolmite Mine No.
3 near here last Wednesday, more
than fifty were Negroes, it is said.
The reported cause of the fatal- dis
aster is said to have been when a
string of coal dump cars broke loose,
ran away and dropped 800 feet, down
an incline and the impact created a
cloud of coal dust. The crash of the
runaway cars severed a high tension
electric cable, and the flash or sparks
therefrom ignited the explosive coal
dust. So terrific was the explosion
that the shock was felt for several
miles in surrounding territory.
It is said that all of the mine boss
es were killed (they were white men)
and scores of Negro miners lost their
lives in making a heroic effort to
shut themselves off into rooms to
keep out the deadly gas caused by the
burning dust and explosion.
It is claimed that this mine has been
in operation since 1882 without a seri
ous accident until last Wednesday.
The deadly after-damp formed immedi
ately after the explosion caused the
death toll to be so large. The break
ing of the electric cable cut off the
power and caused the ventilating fans
to stop. It took about thirty minutes
after the explosion for the men to get
the emergency fans run by gasoline en
gines in operation.
JEALOUS OF HIS MAY
AND IS SLAIN BY HER
(Preston News Service)
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. Dec. B—James
Smith, aged 42 years, was shot and
instantly killed last Friday afternoon
by Juanita Smith, aged 18, his young
beautiful wife, in their kitchen, ac
cording to police reports. It is said
that Smith came home from work Fri
day afternoon and in a jealous fit ac
cused his youthful wife of accepting
the attentions of a young man.
An argument ensued and later, it is
said, Smith went into the kitchen to
wash his face and hands and his young
wife went up stairs and got Smith’s
revolver and returned to the kitchen
and told her husband that she was go
ing to put a stop to his falsely accus
ing her of other men. Smith attempt
ed to take the gun from her and dur
• ing the struggle she is alleged to have
, emptied the gun, five shots going
through his body. Smith died instant
ly. Mrs. Smith was arrested a short
time later several blocks from her
home and lodged in jail, charged with
FORMER MEMBER OF
NEFARIOUS KU KLUX
AFRAID TO BREATHE
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. B—Hubert8 —Hubert
C. Clay, of Colorado Springs, Colo., is
said to‘ be carrying a pistol about the
Harvard University campus because
he received a letter signed “K. K. K.”
in which he was warned to leave the
city. He is said to have told the po
lice that while the note might seem a
joke to easterners, such a message in
Colorado would be regarded as a
serious matter. When advised by the
dean of the university to go unarmed,
Clay is reported to have told the dfcan,
“Well, I’d a lot rather shoot somebody
than have my body tarred and feath
ered.” Clay is a sophomore and said
to be a descendant of Henry Clay. He
said he was a member of the Ku Klux
Klan, but withdrew because of its pol
icy of "striking in the dark.”
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