1890-04-26-Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune-p2-AnAbleAddress

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Morning Constitution. Published every Morning, except Monday by the CONSTITUTION STEAKPRIMING CO! For Mayor: E. J. BROAODUS, For Councilman-at-Large: JOHN T. MILE AN K. Councilman—1st Ward: C. E. J. McINTDRFF. ~ Councilman—2d Ward: F. B. WHEELER. Councilman—3d Ward: JOHNGASTER. Councilman—4th Ward: SAM. G. TURNER. FOR SHERIFF. We are authorized to announce 'M. Broyles as a candidaio for Sheriff of Livingston county, subject to the decision of the Democratic party .| We are authorized to announce E. L. Taylor, as a candidate for Sheriff of Livingston county, subject 10 the action of the Dem-- ocratic party. ^ FOR COUNTY CtEKli, We are authorized to announce L. J Mill- nick, as a candidate for Clerk of the County Court of Livingston county, subject to the action of the democratic party, FOR RECORDER. We are authorized to announce E. H. Wolf skill as a candidate for the office of Jiecorder of Deeds of Livingston County, subject to the action of the democratic party. We are authorized to announce S. J. Hoge as a candidate for the office of Recorder or Deeds of Livingston County, subject to the i-tlon of tliA flnmnRratic Tiartv. We are authorized to announce Joseph Broaddus as a candidate for the office of Recorder of Deeds of Livingston county, snlyect to the action of the democratic party. for lam coming down the line.' [applause]Son:elimes speaking for my race I sigh when I think of the mighty defenders of our people who have passed away, and that recalls to niv mind this fact which was so ably illus rated by Hon. T. Thomas Fortune n his great speech before the Afro American League at Chicago, last October in which he says; "Deserted as it were, right in our infancy li.y the republican party, treated with comtempt and abuse by the ; democratic pavly, whom had we turn to as a friend? No one, and he further .says; "What is our duty under the circumstances? To support such men only as we believe 10 be our friends without regard to party." And I am going to say right here, there are great many of my republican friends who are criticizing me for the stand I have taken in this matter, but I hereby make this assertion, backed up by the declarations of T. T Fortune of N. Y. Pledger, of Georgia Townshend of Indiana, present commissioner of the general land office C. H J. Taylor, ex-minister to Siberia, Milton J. Turner, Geo. W Bryant the greatest negro orator in all the west and other prominent in telligent negros too numerous t mention, that the negro will never receive the civis, political and socia rights guaranteed to him in the amended Constitution, until he di yides himself among alll political par ties. [Applause] I hold here in my hand an extrac from the Washington Critic, tellic; the sad storj 1 of the life and travels o beautiful Victoria Singleton. It read as-follows: . A fbw will any that INQ en Use Blck dent eating, ccraally cured ANABLEADDEESS, Speech of IT- C- Crews, The Colored Orator, Delivered at City Hall- IChillicothe Mo. April 25 '90- Friends and Fellow Citizens; I am proud to meet BO many of you here this evening, and hope that your coming may prove the initial step to to a series of reforms that have long been needed in your thriving and progressive young city, and in seeing BO many here of all political parties especially just on the eve of a great municipal election goes to show that you are not biased or prejudiced but are willing to hear plain solid substantial facts whether they are your parties opinion or not. We have told you that we would speak upon the-'Duties of the Hour." and in doing so we will preface our remarks by giving you our definition of the word duty, Blackstone says it is a human action which is exactly conformable to the laws which require us to obey them. It differs from a legal obligation because a duty cannot always be enforced by the law for example; to be temperate in eating, but we are under no legal obligation to be so. Hence the only reason we have to do our duty, is that natural instinct of right and justice which permeates every honest man's heart. Then the duty of the hour is to give our immediate attention to those things which affect our interests, and community in plause] for instance if a large firm in the East which employs 1000 to 1500 men should tell you that they would locate in your midst if you raised a bonus of so many hundred dollars ami you knew their location here would be of immense benefit to you, then one of the duties of the hour would be to go to work immediately and earnestly to effect the desired ends, and in doing so, would you cansider a man's politics or complexion? no, but you would ask each and every man to contribute as largely as he could to fulfill your part of the duty that devolved upon you then. Just so it should be in politics when men are nominated for positions of trust and honor in your municipalities it is one of the duties of the hour for you to , rise above partyism and vote only for such men as you believe will subserve |the interests cf your community 'whether they be republicans or demo- crate, [applause] ac€ right here I want to say that this one man power, t|this ring ruleism csinnot live in this ^country, it is detrimental to any par- -ty in which it exists, and sooner or Llaterthe people will rise in their gmight, and so effectually crush its ^greedy, grasping, virulent existence Lthat it will never show its deformed Wheadinthe community again [ap- •^plause] then it is one of the duties of .the hour to see if such a state of affairs does not exist, and if so, to crneh it out of existence, [applause] There may be a good many here who don't like these plain facts, but if you are guilty, take your medicine, the interests of the which we live [ap= Victoria Singleton is not merel- pretty; she is looked upon as beautiful. Any man in the bureau of engraving and printing will tell you that. Even some of the women admit it. But that fatal beauty,through no fault of hers, has pursued her like an ayenging spirit and stood across her pathway at every turn like an iinpregs nable barrier of adamant. For there flows in the poor girl's blood a fatal trace—a mere shadow of African blood, which has blighted her hopes, broken her spirit, removed her from places of luxury and refinement and consigned her to menial employment in a position surrounded by- snares and pitfalls. Born twenty years ago in her be loved sunny Southland, the history of her young life reads like a romance. Her mother, too, was a handsome woman, and the favorite house servant of a wealthy gentleman of South Carolina. The war deprived her master of the bulk of his fortune, but after regainining her freedom the faithful former slaye and favorite refused to leave his family. She lived but a few years to enjoy her freedom and show her gratitude and love to those who had ever befriended her, and shortly after Victoria's birth she was suddenly called away. The infant was, of course, taken care of, and during childhood was reared as carefully and enjoyed the same advantages of education as did the children of her master's household. She was never required to do menial labor and was allowed to occupy the position of playmate, companion and equal to the other children in all their pastimes nnd studies. It is said that she was not ever, permitted to know that her veins we.e tainted with a drop of pegro blood, and that up to a short time before her arriyal in this city the, to her, terrible fact was undreamed of. Her complexion is not even creamy, it is simply white. Her profusion of beautiful hair, black and glossy as a raven's wing and straight as an Indian's, toys with her broad, low forehead, and is loosely tied in a single knot at the back. Her large full eyes, which the poet, would call gloriously soft and melting, are veiled with rich silken lashes which rim them with a fringe of jet. Her nose is small and straight and her nostrils delicate and seemingly sensitive as a child's. Her lips are thin and exquisitely chiseled, her chin well turned, while her hands and feet are small and shapely. And yet these very attractions banished her from her home and sent her adrift to battle with the world.terribly handicapped. Her beauty attracted (Continued on Page Three.) A Safe Investment. Is one which is guaranteed ? bring to you satisfactory results, or in case of failure a return of purchas price. 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  2. 26 Apr 1890, Sat,
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