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1894-08-25-ReadingTimes-p4-NegroDemocrats - - NEGRO DEMOCRATS. Tiro Rival Organizations A...
- NEGRO DEMOCRATS. Tiro Rival Organizations A Gather) oa? In Washington, Aag. 24. In response to call issued by Mr. James A. Ross, of Iowa, in behalf of the National Negro Democratic Association, for a conference of negro Democrats to meet in Washing ton. Anenst 4tn - otn, mere was a eat ti ering of prominent colored politicians in this city tnis aiiernoon ac j o ciock. There are two rival organizations, each claiming to represent the colored Demo - crats of the United estates, tne otner body being presided over by Mr. C. H. J. Taylor. of Kansas, a former opponent of Senator In galls, and each organization expresses itself rather contemptuously in regard to the other one. The Ross organization has succeeded in obtaining letters from a number of prominent men all over the country, including Senator Brice, of Ohio, and Henry T. Downing, a well - known colored resident of New port, R. I. commending their course in supporting the Democratic party. The latter concluding says: 1 nave not taken my stand without reflecting. I decided as to the same many years ago. I discussed tbe policy with Charles Sumner; in fact he suggested it " Omeera elected.

Clipped from Reading Times25 Aug 1893, FriPage 4

Reading Times (Reading, Pennsylvania)25 Aug 1893, FriPage 4
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