1894-09-04-NewYorkTimes-p1-NegroesLoyalToDemocracy

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1894-09-04-NewYorkTimes-p1-NegroesLoyalToDemocracy - VEG&0S3 LOYAL TO SEXOCSACY. The National...
VEG&0S3 LOYAL TO SEXOCSACY. The National Administration Indorsed '- '- Ida Wells Denounced. The Executive Committee of the New-York New-York New-York Stat Cleveland League, an organization organization of colored Democrats, held a meet. Ing last night at the Gilbert House. 25 West Twenty-sixth Twenty-sixth Twenty-sixth Btreet. to arrange f0r the Fall campaign. - William E. Gross, who presided In the absence of D. Thompson, the State Chairman, Chairman, said much consideration had been shown to the colored people collectively and individually by President Cleveland, the State administration, and Tammany Hall. Seven colored men are now holders of lucrative lucrative position In ' this city under Tammany. Tammany. In view of this fact, the league could not consistently support any except a straight Democratic ticket, This sentiment met with approval by all present, and it was decided to hold a mass meeting after the Democratic State Convention Convention meets. Resolutions were adopted Indorsing the NaUonal Administration and approving the appointment of colored men to positions of honor and trust; renewing allegiance to the Democratic Party In the coming campaign; campaign; providing for a State Convention In this city In October, and recognizing the NaUonal Negro Democratic League, H. C, C. Astwood, an ex-United ex-United ex-United States Consul, and now Secretary of the National Negro Democratic League, said there Is now a bitter feeling among colored Republicans Republicans la Washington because of the appointment appointment of C. H. J. Taylor. President of the league, as Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia, Envious colored Republicans, he said, have gone about slandering Mr. Taylor, who has shown himself to be competent and trustworthy trustworthy to the highest degree. Some of his enemies went before the Civil Service Commission Commission recently and charged Mr. Taylor with using his office for blackmailing pur-. pur-. pur-. The Investigation which followed 52We Aat e.ln he caPcty of Presl-2fi Presl-2fi Presl-2fi o'th National League, had simply sent out notices of over-matured over-matured over-matured dues to the members. .'I.ePln5J(1.WeI," ald ex-Con-J ex-Con-J ex-Con-J ex-Con-J ex-Con-J "Peak tor the honest and intelligent masses of my race when I call her a fraud, bhe has been going about the country fSir? notorteiy- notorteiy- She knows nothing about the colored problem In the South, we all regret that lynchings occur there, but we approve of them to the extent that the white people of the South do. "A reputable or respectable negro has never been lynched, and never will be. Only outlawa have suffered such a fate It was right and Just that they should be outlawed outlawed for their crimes. "All this talk about the pitiable conditions conditions of the negro in the South is nonsense and untrue. I speak from a true knowledge of the state of affairs there when I assure you that the condition of the negro In many of the States and cities in the South la better better than in New-York New-York New-York City. There is great poverty in some districts, but the white people are poor, too. What can we expect? " The. negroes are beginning to comprehend comprehend that the Southern people are their friends. They have been fooled and deluded deluded by the carpet-baggers, carpet-baggers, carpet-baggers, who are now fast leaving the South. Old habits and old associations are returning. The negro is growing to be happy again, with the association association of the people who once held him in bondage. He longs for two things education education and emancipation from the Republican Party. He Is already casting his vote with the Democrats."

Clipped from The New York Times04 Sep 1894, TuePage 1

The New York Times (New York, New York)04 Sep 1894, TuePage 1
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