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1892-06-22-p5-ColoredDemocratsOrganize - COLORED DEMOCRAT ORGANIZE. THR RETCBLICA X...
COLORED DEMOCRAT ORGANIZE. THR RETCBLICA X PARTT NO LONGER THEIR PROTECTOR. CnifACo, Jane 21. A meeting waa held at Tamecratlo headquarters to-day by colored Democrats from all parts of the country under the auspiees of the e-ro National Democratic Committee. Many of those present claimed to be Republicans, bat said that tbe treatment of the colored race by Preside a I Uarriaoa did not meet tbetr view of Justice. Tbey aald they desired henceforth to enter tha Democratic fold. W. J. Beott of Illinois waa made Chairman Among tba prominent colored men present were Dr. J. F. W. Thompson. Minister to Haiti under President Cleveland i C H. J. Taylor, ek-Uln-lster to Liberia; Henry P. Downing, er-Minlater to Et Paul da Leeaes B. L. Marsh, alternate at large from Iowa; Prof. M. F. Alexander Eaaton, President of the Negro Democratic Clubs of Missouri; james M. Vennet of Mlaaouri, J. Milton Turner of Mlaaouri, F. C Lawaon, tba colored representative of Tammany Hall; O. W. Lamer and J. Alien Hoea ef Kentucky. W. H. Johnson of New- Jork. Beaator James A. Ross of Iowa, K. A. one ( Ohio. C H. Batnuele ef Chicago, Secretary ef tbe Afro-American Pemooratle Club of Illinois: J. W. brown. President of the club; W. A. Williams and O. Mammons. HprtngBeld, 111. Abeat fifty others war In attendance. Before perpiaaeat orgaaliarJoa was effected addresaa oa the tariff and President Harrison' alleged ill treatment ef the eolfcred people were made by Measra. Johnson, Turner, Boas, and Taylor. Mr. Johaaea apoke la part as follow: " Ws are her to-day beeaase w believe th Be- pubucea party ta utuv4 it aefnlaa, at least se far as It relate to (he Begro, aad that it is ear duty to est about for a safer aad ssor aura aaebovaca. We believe that Graver Cleveland, whea FrealdaBt of the United Stale, gave th beat aaaaraao pol-VI that adr Itaocrtle rale the Afre-Aaiarieaa'a best latere is. nls liberty and bapplee, war coBserea. in political parties ox toe aay ar not tbe parties et tbe last dscad. Tlielr same are th earn, but lew men represent them both. The sreat Ltemoerefle Party has gained wladem by xperiaac. It deala with great national eneaiioBS oa iunaaati pnaoipi, it u rorget. fiag th past Bapleaaaato! I llvlag aad flourish. lt ta a grana ana rial lareat It aolicrof aoed goyeramB( em eraeea aii peopia, wnii ana Disc. rink aad boar, north aaa Bantu. )B aaa poer, "Th Rem Th aepauiieaa rarry et t-ay, vtut w ton ewav from ih sorrow, stands aa a sectional part?, aa a Bulltieal aeoeealt. It I alstalorial. overbaarlDc uuentn. The roll ef dslsgates showed aeventeea Btatea represented. At tbe evening seMloa a permanent org anlia-tloa was formed a follow i Preaideat 8. L. Marsh of Iowa, delegate at large to tha Natloa-al Demeoratie Convention; First Vfk Prasideat L rre'sident-Prof M. F. Alexander Eaaten ef Bt Ixula, President ef tbe N egro lemee ratio Club, wbo stamped the Btat for Palmer and waa mobbed while speaking for Clevclaad four years ago. '-

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 22 Jun 1892, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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