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A SQUARE DEAL This government is based upon the fundamental idea that each man, no matter whai his occupation, his race, or his religious belief, Is en titled to be treated on his worth as a man, and neither favored nor discriminated against because of any acci dent in his position.—Theo dore Roosevelt. VOL. V.—NO. 38 AFRICAN PRINCE IS . HELD BY OFFICERS ' OF IMMIGRATION (Preston News Service) BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 15 —Stanley Kisingiri, aged 16 years, styling him self a prince and saying he would have been king of Uganda in British East Africa had not the British de posed hs late father, was held by im migration authorities on his arrival last Tuesday from Calcutta on the steamship City of Bernares. He stated that he was on his way to Tuskegee Institute, Alabama. He also stated that he had attended school in Colombo, Ceylon. Young Kisingiri traveled first class and was in care of Miss Margaret N, Wilson, of Chatta nooga, Tenn., who had been engaged by the Y. W. C. A. in that work in the province of Uganda. The immigration authorities claimed that the boy was being held because he did not have a legal guardian and also because the African quota of im migrants to this country! for the year had been exceeded. DEMOCRATIC MAYOR JOHN F. HYLAN WILL NOT TOLERATE KLAN (Special to The Tribune) NEW YORK, Dec. 15—Following the opening of Ku Klux Klan headquarters in this city by the Rev. Mr. Oscar Haywood of Calvary church, Mayor Hylan, Democrat, issued instructions to his Commissioner of Police, Richard Enright, to drive the Klan out of New York City. Mayor Hylan’s letter to his Coinmisisoner of Police follows: "The Ku Klux Klan, or any secret organization of similar character and purpose, is a menace to our city, state and nation. The people of the city of New York will not tolerate their ex- , istence within the confines of our metropolis. Do not leave a stone un turned to ferret out these despicable, 1 disloyal persons who are attempting to organize a society, the aims and 1 purposes of which are of such a char acter that were they to prevail, the foundation of our country would be destroyed. 1 "1 noticed in yesterday’s ‘Morning World’ that Rev. Dr. John Roach Straton and Rev. Oscor Haywood, D. 1 D., of Calvary Baptist Church, are al leged to be connected in some way ' with this secret organization. If this is so, a little police attention along this line would not be out of order. ’’Go after the Ku Klux Klan and do not let them get a foothold in New York City. It is to be regretted that the men of cloth, regardless of their denomination, would have anything to ' do with an organization whose purpose is as vile as that of the Km Klux Klan- These people can be dealt with under 1 the conspiracy provision of the penal low of the State of New York. JOHN F. HYLAN.’’ 1 I ] Meal Ticket Getting Short, Dempsey Stands Ready to Fight Now (Preston News Service) CHICAGO. 111., Dec. 15—Announce ment comes that Jack Dempsey, pres- ( ent title holder of heavyweight cham pionship, is ready to fight anybody in the world regardless of race, creed or , nationality. He went out to Salt Lake ( City, Utah, to give out this statement. . It is claimed that Dempsey says he ( is ready to step into the ring to meet ( | anybody with 48 hours’ notice. The wily Jack Kearns sees that his meal ticket is getting short, and he , must keep things moving in some way t I, to replenish the longevity of this tick et. Harry Wills is still playing the silent drama “Watchful Waiting” for a chance at the title, but Kearns knows that a match with Wills would endanger the lease on the meal tlck | et, so he must resort to all sorts of ) comaflauge to prevent a meeting be , tween his champ and the Bronze Pan ther of Orleans as long as possible. i Have you seen May? May who? Mayonaise. No. She was dressing, and would 1 not lettuce, (let us.) ' Or lo U&v&n&t In 16000 Homer HEBREWS LINED UP OVER 200,000 STRONG AGAINST KLANSMEN (Special to The Tribune) NEW YORK, Dec. 15 —Open warfare on the Ku Klux Klan by the Independ ent Order of Birth Abraham, with a membership of 200,000 throughout the United States, was declared last night by Judge Aaron J. Levy, Grand Mas ter of the organization, and presiding Justice of thei Municipal Court of the City of New York. Judge Levy said he hoped to enlist other Jewish fra ternal organizations in a fight on the Ku Klux, and eventually he suggest ed that Jewish and all other fraternal bodies opposed to th e Klan should be merged into one big organization to wage relentless warfare on the Klan. His decision to ask the Independent Order of Birth Abraham to help in making an end of the Klan was reached after reading newspaper ac counts of how school children were be ing used to propagate the vicious doctrines of the Klan and distribute Ku Klux literature throughout the city. Circulars distributed through media these school children contained an ap peal designed to engender hatred of the foreign-born and the Negro. CERTAIN CLASS OF BLACKS IN FAVOR OF GARVEYMOVEMENT (Preston News Service) PITTSBURGH, Pa., Dec. 15—The movements, statements and activities of no other race man are more close ly watched than those of Marcus Gar vey, provisonal president of Africa and president general of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. Mr. Garvey is scheduled to attend the three-day conference of the U. N. I. A. in this city on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It is reported that when local offi cers of the U. N. I. A. sought to have the mayor of Pittsburgh welcome the convention and Mr. Garvey to the city, considerable comment was made in this connection, as it is generally known that Mayor Magee is not alto gether in sympathy with Mr. Garvey’s movement and the public annonuce ment by the U. N. I. A. officials greatly incensed the Mayor as they used his name in connection with the coming of the convention without his permission. According to reports, representa tives of the Mayor of Pittsburgh have indicated that they will advise Mayor Magee not to have anything to do with the Garvey convention, as Mr. Garvey is under indictment in New York State on charges of misusing funds entrust ed to him by millions of Negroes throughout the country, and for that reason they are sure Mayor Magee will not recognize the convention. It is said that the U. N. I. A. has over 2,500 members in the Pittsburgh district, and elaborate plans have been made for a grand convention. Mr. Garvey will make several addresses during his stay in this city explaining the purpose and intent of his organiza tion. Many of the leading Negroes of Pittsburgh are opposed to the Garvey movement because Mr. Garvey and his organizers are not Americans, but West Indians who are stirring up un rest among Negroes in the United States. These persons express a seri ous doubt as to Mr. Garvey’s sincerity in the program he outlines, and point to the outlandish misuse of funds and general business mismanagement as grounds for their doubts. However, the more ignorant and working classes in this section have rallied to the Garvey movement and are supporting it whole-heartedly. MAN GIVEN TWO YEARS FOR STEALING LODGE FUNDS (Preston News Service) PINE BLUFF, Ark., Dec. 15—Z. Z. Lowe, who was arrested several months ago on a charge of embezzling the funds of his lodge while employed as a collecter for the organization, pleaded guilty in Circuit Court last Monday and was sentenced to hard la bor for two years In the state peniten tiary. PHOENIX. ARIZONA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1922 1 f s a \ - = Gone Out of Business There is an old Latin adage which says, “Caveat Emptor.” Trans lated. it means, “Let the buyer beware.” It put the burden of seeing that one got his money’s worth on the purchaser. It warned him to enter a shop with his eyes wide open, to have faith in no one, to keep his fingers crossed, and then trust to Providence that he didn’t lose his eye teeth in the bargain. Advertising has put “Caveat Emptor” out of business. 1 - • a - s “ as Today, merchants and manufacturers can’t afford to risk the dis appointment and disapproval of a dissatisfied customer. It is too easy for the customer to pick up a paper and find plenty of other places where real dollar value is given and where they prac tice the modern slogan. “We strive to please.” 5 5 The good will of the buying public is the goal of the modern seller. Without it, his business cannot succeed. Every time he advertises 5 ■» he puts his good name in your hands. His products must make good. They must be as advertised. “ 5 That’s why it pays to read the advertisements and to buy adver tised goods. IT’S A GOOD BUSINESS POLICY Read the Advertisements of Our Local Merchants in this Paper 5 5 -a TiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiHiniiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiitiiiiiiiiiKiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiaiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiif BISHOP HAMLETT DELIVERS ADDRESS ON RACE LEADERSHIP IDABEL, Okla., Dec. 15 —During the second day’s session of the Oklahoma annual conference of the C. M. E. church opened here last Tuesday ■ morning Bishop James Arthur Ham- 1 lett delivered a lecture to the minis- < ters assembled on how to become safe I leaders. During the course of his lec- < ture he advised the ministers to be- * come more studious and industrious in I the matters of ministering to the needs i and affairs of the people. “Many preachers think that conducting ser- ] vices is all that a minister is expected < to do, but/he must become a part of the community life of the congrega- l tion he pastors, live a clean life, set a i good example, qualify to advise his people spiritually and economically, encourage thrift and industry, advo cate clean living and thought, urge good citizenship, etc., he said. Rev. Dr. J. A. Jones, Rev. J. W. S. Lowe and Dr. I. S. Pinkett were intro duced to the conference. An educa tional rally was held to aid Boley In stitute and $225 was collected. This was followed by a session of the an- ; nual conference of the Missionary So- i ciety with Mrs. Emma Jones, of Okla kome City presiding and Miss Pearl i L. Standsberry, of McAlister, as secre- i tary. Rev. L. S. Stout, of Louisville, Ky., general secretary of the Mission ary Department, told the conference < of the work done by his department < during the past year and outlined the program for the ensuing year. ■ MAN KILLED WHEN EXPREBS TRAIN STRIKES HIS AUTO (Preston News Service) FREDERICKSBURG, Va„ Dec. 15- Gable Redmond, of Thomsburg, Va., was killed instantly at Guinea Station late Friday when a motor truck in which he was riding was struck by a . northbound express train of the Rich mond-Fredericksburg and Potomac railroad. Redmond had just delivered a truck load of excelsior at Guinea Station, and was returning to Thornburg when the accident occurred. The truck was completely demolished. ARIZONA SENATORS HELPED TO KILITHE LIBERIAN LOAN BILL (Preston News Service) WASHINGTON, D. C., Dec. 15— When the special session of congress convened several close observers of public affairs expressed a serious doubt if any legislation for the bene fit of Negroes would have a chance of even favorable consideration, although some important measures before con gress had the endorsement of the ad ministration forces. The administration sustained its first defeat in congress since the re cent election, when the senate Inst Wednesday recommitted the $5,000,- 000 Liberian loan bill to the senate fi nance committee by a vote of 42 to 33. The motion to recommit was made by Senator Simmons, a demo crat from North Carolina. The bill was sent back without instructions. A motion previously made by Sena tor McNary, republican of Oregon, to recommit the bill with instructions, was beaten by a narrow margin of 38 to 34 votes. In the vote on the Sim mons’ motion a number of republicans swung against the bill with the demo crats. Thirteen republicans voted to re commit the bill: Cameron, Arizona; Capper, Kansas; Fernald, Maine; Her-] raid, Oklahoma; Jones, Washington; Ladd, North Dakota; La Follette, Wis consin; McNary, Oregon; Nicholson, Colorado; Norris, Nebraska; Poindex ter, Washington; Sutherland, West Virginia, and Watson, Indiano. The democratic side voted solidly for the Simmons’ motion. It is claimed that this action virtual ly kills the Liberian loan bill by bury ing it indefinitely in the committee. ATTRIBUTES LONG LIFE ' * TO USE OF TOBACCO (Preston News Service) TERRE HAUTE. Ind., Dec. 15—On Thanksgiving Day James Jones cele brated his 104th birthday. Mr. Jones appears as spry as a man of 50 years. He says that he attributes hig long life to moderately chewing tobacco, and regular habits about eating and sleeping. FACULTY COLORED SCHOOL ENTERTAINS WHITE SOUTHERNERS (Preston News Service) MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 15—The do mestic science class of the Caldwell School, of which Miss Jeannette Shiv ers is principal, entertained at dinner on Thanksgiving Day several promi nent white southerners. Among them were Prof. R. L. Jones, superintendent of city schools; Mrs. Berney Harris, president of the parent-teachers asso ciation ; Mrs. L. D. Scott, Mrs. D. E. j Kelly, and Judge Camille Kelly. From the artificial flowers and at tractive place cards adorning the ta ble throughout, the substantial and well-prepared menu of all the good things that go with Thanksgiving, the luncheon was the work of the school children who are being trained to ren der high-class service in their own . homes or in other homes in which j they may be employed. Another feature of the afternoon , was the display of the handiwork of the girls of the sewing classes. G. R. James, who takes especial interest in i the good work Miss Shivers is doing among the young people, gives regu larly large quantities of samples from the William R. Moore company to the school. These are made up into at- J tractive articles for household use, I such as table runners, dresser scarfs. \ dollies, etc., or into aprons and other , j minor articles of wear, j The visitors were members of the : j school board, and congratulated Miss i Shivers upon the excellent work she is i doing. 75-YEAR-OLD BOY GIVEN TO HIS MOTHER WASHINGTON—MiIIer Abner, 76, colored, was arrested last Sunday for i begging. Police Judge McMahon turned him over to his mother on parole. He add i ed: “Mothers know how to correot - wayward sons.” i The mother was born a slave at . Newberry, S. C., and when 18 years of ; age was brought to Washington by the , late Senator Layman in 1840. She is 1 100 years of age—the oldest member of the local South Carolina colony. TAINT OF AFRICAN ! BLOOD IN HER VIENS CAUSES SEPARATION (Special to The Tribune) NEW YORK, Dec. 15 —Alleging that his wife had forgotten to supply him with her family genealogical tree, and had, therefore, kept from him her knowledge that she possessed Negro blood, one John Stovall, a white insur ance broker, of 2261 Andrews Ave., Bronx, has broken into the newspaper columns by seeking before Supreme Court Justice Faber of Brooklyn to have his marriage annulled. The Stovalls have been married and living together for a year. They were evidently fairly successful in their negotiation of the rocky road of mat rimony until old übiquitous Mother-in law sprang the coup in the traditional fight between son’s wife and son’s mother, and handed Cupid the count by her revelation that Mrs. Stovall was of Negro blood. Mrs. Stovall, who is only 20 years old, takes the position through her attorney, that as nobody had ever questioned her as to her race ties, she had felt no obligation to boast of her possession of the blood of thei Pharaohs. Justice Faber directed that the case be tried next month. In the mean time, speculation is rife as to whether the courts could stand the burden if every wifie and every husband with the least drop of Negro blood In their veins were sued for separation. It is said thousands of light-colored peo ple are at present "passing" and that somewhere between one and two mil lions apparently white people have colored blood in their veins. WORKISPLENTIFUL FOR MARRIED MEN IN PITTSBURGH, PA. (Preston News Service) PITTSBURGH, Pa., Dec. 15—Indus trial activjty is on the upward trend in the Pittsburgh district, for there is a pronounced scarcity of labor. “The demand for labor in plants in this dis trict is almost as great as it was dur ing the war,” declared John T. Clark, Eecutive Secretary of the local branch of the Urban League. “Hardly a day passes but what several calls from plants in this section come to the League asking our assistance to se cure steady, reliable men with fam ilies who care to locate in this city and work in the plants. Employers here are especially anxious to get southern Negro workers with families. They are averse to single men, for ■ these men usually prove to be ‘float lers' —they will not work steady nor ;can they be depended upon,” he con j tinued. Mr. Clark said that he is in position !to place hundreds of married men with j families who care to come North and j settle down. The Urban League will .use its facilities for seeing that famil | ies of such men are properly located J and settled into their homes here. “I should be glad to hear from steady, re liable married men with families who care to come here to work in Pitts burgh plants. Communications ad dressed to me at 518 Wylie Avenue will receive prompt attention,” he said. I Harding Speaks Out Openly and Denounces The Ku Klux Klan (Preston News Service) WASHINGTON, D. C.; Dec. 15—In a letter to Mrs. Frank L. Applegate, of Medford, Oregon, President Harding makes clear his attitude on the klan. The letter follows: “Yon may be sure that any state ment of the President’s interest in or approval of the Ku Klux Klan is a complete and egregious misrepresenta tion of the President’s attitude. In , some quarters it has even been repre -1 sented that the President is a mem ber of this organization. Not only is i that untrue, but the fact is that the ■ President heartily disapproves of the . organization and has repeatedly ex pressed himself to this effect.” ISLAND WALLED IN BY CORAL ! i Rennell Island, the least visited in • the Pacific, is surrounded by walls of coral limestone 300 feet high. m A R ACT E R Race prejuuw ° bound to give way before the influ ence of character, education and wealth. These are ne cessary to the growth of our race. Without wealth there can be no leisure, without leisure there can be no thought, and without thought there can be no progress.— Booker T. Washington. 5 Cents a Copy; $2.50 a Year RINGING APPEAL IS ISSUED TO BAPTISTS OF NORTH AMERICA Washington, D. C., November 29, 1922. To the Colored Baptists of America: Dear Brethren: —At the last meeting of the General Baptist Convention of the District of Columbia, it was decid ed to establish a college for the liter ary and theological training of young people of our race to be built in or near the District of Columbia, and the matter of locating a site and promot ing the proposition generally was the great question before us. While pray erfully considering the matter. Provi dence opened away through the Washington Development Corporation, Mr. Samuel H. Thompson, President. This Corporation, upon learning of our purpose, through its representa tives donated to us a most beautiful site in the center of Douglass Park, valued at about $35,000.00. Douglass Park is a beautiful sub-division located on the Virginia side of the Potomac River overlooking Washington. With the full co-operation of the Baptists in the District of Columbia and throughout the country, it is quite possible for the financial aid of this corporation to reach $100,000.00 to ward our enterprise. It will be of further interest to know that the white Baptists of the country now have plans under way for the es tablishment of a National Baptist Uni versity in Washington. It is evident that the interests ol' the colored Bap tists of the country should be no less provided for, and because of the un usual opportunity for a central Bap tist school located at the Nation’s Capital that will become nation-wide in its extent and influence. There fore, we are soliciting the co-operation of the Baptists throughout the country in raising funds for the erection of suitable buildings for the Washington Baptist Seminary, plans for which will be explained to you more fully later. Yours for the Denomination, W. H. JERNAGIN, President. ARKANSAS CITIZENS OPPOSED TO JURY OF KU KLUX KLANSMEN BRINKLEY, Ark., Dec. 15—Petitions are being circulated throughout Mon roe county asking Judge Clark to bar from jury service members of the Ku Klux Klan in the Monroe County Cir cuit court, which convened at Clare don last Monday. It was reported that several thousand persons in the county had signed the petition. This is said to be the first open opposition in this county against the Ku Klux Klan. Prairie View Normal Stands High in Football Circles PRAIRIE VIEW, Tex., Dec. 15—Al though defeated in the final game of the season, Prairie View Normal stands high in the ranking of the Southern Athletic Conference of Ne gro colleges with a percentage of .66, having won two conference games, tied one and lost one. Under the tute lage of Head Coach Ross and his as sistant, Grisby, a powerful football machine was perfected, and the Nor malites this year defeated their old gridiron enemy, Wiley University, 18 . to 6, after losing to them three succes ' sive years. The regular lineup of Prairie View . in each conference game was: James Walker, R. E.; Ira (Ted) Hunter, R. ■ T.; Bunyan Johnson, R. G.; M. G. Dil • lon, C.; C. L. Jingles, L. G.; Isaac i Pollard, L. T.; C. C. (Master) Owens, ■ L. E.; E. W. Tolliver, Q. B.; S. M. i Martin, R. H.; S. J. Thompson, L. H.; • O. C. Carroll, F. B. Substitutes: Pier ■ son, Porter, C. Ewell, Gilmore. Wil i liams, Pollard, Cater, Clemmons, Si. ! Ewell, and Clayboume. i Under the direction of the Southern • Athletic Conference, athletic contests between the schools have been con ducted without the slightest trace of friction. The present officers of the organization are: D. C. Fowler, Texas i College, President; K. J. Mason, Prai t rie View Normal, Secretary; F. T. iLong, Paul Quinn College, Treasurer.