W. J. Oglesby

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COLORED VOTERS PFEPARE FOR WORK. t A McKiniey and Roosevelt Club was organized last evening by the colored citizens of Oakland and Alameda. The meeting was called to order by J. A Wilds, who stated the purpose of the call and said a Jew words in benalf o the organization. T. W. Moore followed Mr. Wilds with an energetic speech in which he reviewed local politics in great detail. Everybody who" wanted four more years of prosperity and knew how to get it should vote for the Republican candidate, candidate, he said. lie told of how the labor armies had streched across the land before the McKiniey administration, but how quickly they disappeared when the right man was put in the right place. Rev. J. F. Anderson was listened to with a great del of interest. It was the duty of every man in the country, he said, to stand by the principles which he knew to be right. Four years ago it was due to the large majority which Alameda county piled up that saved the State to the Republican party. Following Following Rev. Anderson, Elder Woodward and J. B. Wilson spoke. The following were the officers elected: elected: President, F. W. Moore; vice-president, vice-president, vice-president, Rev. A. J. Woodward; secretary, secretary, Fred Jefferson; assistant secretary, secretary, J. AV. Green; treasurer, If. G. Jacobs; sergeant-at-arm;, sergeant-at-arm;, sergeant-at-arm;, sergeant-at-arm;, sergeant-at-arm;, Oscar Mason. Executive Committee Richard Leon-hard, Leon-hard, Leon-hard, William L ytle, ' J. B. Wilson, James Hardy, Rev. J. F. Anderson, Rev. A. J. Woodward, John A. Wilds, Albert. Thomas, James Washington, Oscar Mason,! Fred Jefferson, W. J. Oglesby, J. K. Dickinson, Cooper Smith, Samuel Jones, William Butler, -..1 -..1 T t

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 13 Oct 1900, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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