The Pittsburgh Courier from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 8, 1927 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Pittsburgh Courier from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · Page 8

Publication:
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Issue Date:
Saturday, October 8, 1927
Page:
Page 8
Start Free Trial
Cancel

: - In Field - of : Uy Floyd J. Calvin , NEVVv YORK, Oct. - 6. Natives of the Gold Coast, . West 'Africa, have just completed an 'exhaustive study of their brothers in America through Chief Nana Amoah III, of the Fan - , toe Tribe, Cape Coast Castle, who 'sailed on the S. S. Homeric Saturday for London after having been in the United States ince January. Hi expects to reach lie Gold Coast . within a . - month. : The Chief came to America to study the Negro his development, advantages and extent of his progress in Western Civilization. He expects to take back his findings and . put them into practice in Africa. The Chief has been well impressed by Negroes here.. They have re - markable advantages for education, he finds, but have no economic outlet for their knowledge. - We ""have graduates from technical schools, and men of science, an example of ' which is Frof. Carver of Tuskegee, j but - there is no opportunity for them to fundamentally aid the group. The. solution, as he sees it. is that the , Neprrj must come to know Africa, its, possibilities, - and help develop it so the trade it will furnish will take him out of the " consuming class and start him on the . - road' to economic freedom. Africa today supplies the world with raw materials,, says the Chief. The Negro in America puts his . money in the bank, but he does not , have a charge to invest it in commercial (channels where actual supply and demand insure profits. Instead, the white man invests it for him and in turn "discriminates in employing labor, thereby keeping Vte Negro on the verse ot ecu - ; nomic inc&mpewc - ucy, Some Negroes do well in insurance, and others do well in agriculture hi ' the South but nowhwv are the& real nartici - pu...ts m tilt; vital production of thei' nation. With Africa sufjpiying. . oi the world's cocoa, and other raw products that are constantly in demand, such as mahogany, palm oil, pain, kernels, copra," 5isai, minera'is . tna.ijjanese, bauxite; st. I, diamonds' gold, tin, butiman - aud iron, it is only necessary tor the Negro to become acquainted with the native African, establish confidence and , then begin to do business where there, is business to be ,cone. The Chief explained the Negro's coming into the commercial held with Africans will not mean driving out - tho present white - traders, both European and American, but the creating of a friendly competition between them. The economic status of both the American and African Negro would be raised, Chief Amoah Went In T,nnHnn . from liia Gold Coast home as a mem - I1 nkn... tl . . pulley ai WRITE FOR .V - i - ;, - Mv - . '. Commerce SATURDAY, OCTOBER & 19 927 J ,1 Ambah 111 Of The Gold Filipino Beauty ITS EXQUISITE TEXTURE"0 DELICATE - PERFUME M;M M; ! - I Coast Ends Kine Months I Stiyly Of Raoe In U. S. ' . " a i FIRST 5fct:jlUyt'AUt EIUHT . ; 1 . ... - : . - " : : . 1 : : ' MAKE p il A TEC 1.5 - 8 ! M - . i! 4 'Si';?! mm ;l r. km. v, - - . . V, - I 4 ' - . ' 4 ' ; , . j m . , jil.v 1 ' ' & k. Li ' If - . - ' 1 1 Jti: ..v ! , 1 V;, tj'i . '. - tmw 5: - ..vi' - ifJ': 1:' life liiisil::; - Says Africa's Raw Materials Offer Big Oppor - Hundreds Throng j Dock to Welcome Florence Mills Uy Billy E. Jones NEW YORK. Oct. I 6. When the French liner docked at (the! pier last Tuesday with Florence1 Mills on board, she was welcomed by hundreds of friends in and out of the profession, Jed by Bob and James Mater, managers of C, V. B. Association, Lenox the avenue. V . I : 1 1 I Scores of automobiles were in line1 and indulged in a triumphal procession through lower i New York, and Harlem jMiss Mills will take a much - deserved rest before appearing before the footlights again. ; j ; '! j ;j and ha - several, native doctors on its staff. i ) ij ; J During his stay in the j United States,, through the courtesy of Mr. George Foster, Peabody the (Chief has visited Hampton Institute; Khaw University at" Ilaleigh, N. C, the Agricultural and Technical j College, and other schools, both white and colored. In nearly all of them he made addresses to the students. He visited and inspected several schools in company with the late TVof. Aggrey jusj. prior to his death, i While in New York j he (attended - all the leading Negro churches, various organizations, and through the courtesy of Bishop Manning, attended r. service at jthe Cathedral of St. John the Divine. He also delivered an address to I the Arts l.)epartment - at Columbia Uni versity, and visited Philadelphia and w asi iishington. . lie trtinks hifrhlv nf the "Xwrn's literary, record it is? bitter here than any other place he has! visited. i sic v,iiiei was eiectea a l'JJ2 and installed in lyiy dm His of - hce is hereditary. - He says !the tiv.e Africans do iiot know anvt! na - xt the American Negro and there ung fore do not. ' have . any : opiriioii of him. The few Negroes they have seen who are not natives are West Indian laborers and a few of the tramp clas3 Americans. He Isays mere, are many good and intelligent people in Africa who .ould: be Iglad io Know me intelligent American j Negroes and it will be his1 aim to' promote friendly, relations ! between ! the two - groups. The Chief jstressed ! the point that the African has something to sell and it xt - ill be to the American ' Negro's j advantage to ; learn the 'ways of commerce I and I eiico omer ana tnerooy strengthen t - race.; Unless ,the Negro in I America, becomes a factor fi in! the j commertial life of the' nation. Chief; Amoah foresees a dark future for! mm. . . RED HOT j Herelie the ashes !' Of poor little Hank; He kissed his girl By an open gas tank. 5 Kip May Seek Reno Divorce RENO, New, Rbinelander. mn Oct. 6. - i Kin and .wearvfrom his futile attemp has bobbed up inj fs at seclusion', divorce - famous are' prevalent Keno. , .Sports tliayhe will - seek a divorce in the courts here. The pretty! I Aljce is - resting comfortably in New Ro - chrlle, - N. Y. M M Kip has booked! lodgings at one of Reno's "dude ranches''" in the back eountrv tn - . ..,.,..J. i .!l!...J ,ater the taki j f . the. - one life in nine. Everv hae secured ii.sura'nc if an of mm i wait unn vmi - ro vo hear tl e tolling vhi!e. you aire alive and PACE. President Paid $100,000.00 Jersey - . . - - . . . your Age A;cnts ivanted TERRITORY AaJfiT!. 9?ldfre they may. trade among 5iVfr - ii . iiVTOiwn 5. , ev,remamed the,re ten Am!riff Thfl);ing, Passage - for rSA - iPOpulatw1 ?ti. the Oold Coast Co ojny, in which he is ' 7ii 1 - .""w.wvi ana us area is yj.000 square miles. - The Colony is . under British rule. A recent Gov - ernor, uir Gordon built the Achimota College at a cost i of $2,500,0JO,. which was completed ! T j''"" n"'1 Jlis . ween renamed the Prince of Wales College. The late Prof. J. E. K. Aggcey was vice principal. : . The samjs . governor opened 4,000 miles of motor roads nearly 400 miles of railroads, and next year a harbor costine S15 - 000,000 will be completed. The Government has hastened progress, says the Chief. Although South Africa has suffered unor - British rule, - Chief Amoah says the Gold Coast lias prospered. 1 he authority of - the i chieJs is inspected and no white : - man owns land in the colony al'l owned by the natives. The natives hold many important positions. and several Luropean appointive - poi - i tiou arc open to them. The Kolobn 1 Hospital ci.rrs two square mile.: AV - PJiLorrt medl - al appliance' i i ! WHEN YOU ARE Y to IMSUmE Y Oil. may not i,e ahU - man has put n tl.ltl t.i II.A I 11. summons comes, whether you S ' ??," vou have to Ko. Would it not bl vvise then o , oPl ;id t ready SOW ? One out of t even - . appliranl tr life, durance is reined. IWhSi , ., 'v ,!ay De L 'V ' V V.,"V;y,l'ViW Tit - Him aj. puna in litre. , ... v. .,, "r?sx ancl l,ntl , iin m ,,u 11 MOREHEASTBaw LIFE HARRY H. Capital - Fully nome O'rhce: Newar't. N0 4 fj itfiiiTjl'ilWir ' : Photo by Corrmles. Manila, P. 1. MISS MAGGIE CALLOWAY . Of Manila, P. P., sister of the Misses Elisabeift and PciHta Cal - lov;ay, Filipino girls, who recently came to America. Miss Maggie is an actress oh the Filipino stage and has traveled in .Japan and China, playing on stages thereJ She may come to America to try for a stage career here. Her sister Elizabeth ix a contributor of special articles to The CoaricTi The father of the girls is' ' colored American; their ittpthcr, a native Filipino. N'LW ORLEANS. r,a.. fW r. - The first public demonstration of schism in the ranks of the Re - 3arty has been demon - ith the organization in Ward of tho Pli - :iTi publican strated v, the Thii Republican Club, pledged to whita supremacy ami for the destruction of the Kunti - Cohen section of the party. W. C. Harder, a Democrat, is president - of the club, while Drs - jf Fletchinjrer, an appointee of the ! Kuntz faction, as medical attendant at the Algiers .Naval Hospital, is secretary of the organization. - Two years ago the Pelicar Republican Club made its first bid for popularity when WT1 C. Harder, its founder, in his rr.ee for Con"res receive? rl t GJ .0 - cs in the entire d. strict. - biEcaiah Miss Jumps Into Fight " Over 'Modern Girl' By HELEN JONES HILES CINCINNATI. O., Oct. 6. The modern girl chooses her men friends with about the same precaution a man chooses his viands, which .accounts for the alarming variety of demoralized individuals from youth to adolescence. ! . With few exceptions, money and prestige admits any character into any society, exclusive or general, and places him on an equal plane with any member. It is the close contact and contamination with such unscrupulous individuals that breaks down the old well defined codes of right and wrong by which our fathers and mothers lived and creates in our girls abnormal desires, which results in too much personal freedom, that stamps them much to their liking Modern. It is no trick of nature that girls today live faster, h . ' UV UV their own conceptions of moralitv, and are conspicuously, indifferent' to the pui poses for which they were or'ginaily intended man's compan - lon .It; is though contact with men in this mad race for supremacy that has given them a new. version of life robbed their natures of its delicacy! and love, the sweetest and most fragile thing in the world its beauty. There are exceptions, of course, the good girls the ones men naturally crave and grope for - often in vain. here are they ? Passihly in their accustomed retirement, but certainly content to just be inconspicuous nobodies rather " than swim asamst the tide of the wild hysteria ami emotionalism of this newer dav. lne Modern Girl what do these words imply? To the girl herself, it simply means mental and physical absorption of this personal freedom , t - iat is a drain on the market. Women naturally have a protective natur. and bless their heart?, right or wrong, defend their own sex, but with me the modern rirl is just the best mirror of .w - t life is all about that ever strutted J life's stage. , Nev - r urr a tail, ; - ay Jakf, i.'uv eu its cheaper. ft I 3 E V I i V 1ft jMh ft x : - : - y - - it - v I is IJ' FJ F, III i ' e " to. 'riH - m, t " ! fiii niirniiiiinaif' - iawiiMiMHf T rla AND - - IJum powder ym largest beiiinq zjrJace Black and White Face Powder coming bnej of the famous Black and tions which amazing rate of more than 15 million packages a year. This tremendous popularity is only natural when you consider Black and White Face Powder has a most alluring fragrance; is of exquisite texture and I ; ' IT CLl ISIGS TO THE SKIN - ! for hours even in very hot weather. I Manufactured in five tints, Brunette, High Brown, Flesh, Pink and White, you are sure to find just the tint of Black and White Face .Powder which harmonizes perfectly; with your complexion, Jgiving your skin that natural appearance of soft, vy smooth loveliness, i 1 DEALERS UZ2 t is fast be most popular of the White Beauty Crea are now being used at the IrC - I ! I Social Equality Got 'Em40 Years In Prison rp i(CRiE knows) : - :V. I JJJ NO couor ; rf f il line. ;n - Amk I srr 'l . Pit - it . rr T - 1 EVERYWH UA this valuable book can be secured for 10c. nil out the Coupon and mail in to The Courier, as the supply is limited. : Sign on a flivver on Fuiton street ii.t.rJ,v f i - , r... r. I j - . .(.. ill.' I . I . . - . ; 1.1. , i CiC. C i - I ' NEW YORrOCITY,' Oct. 6Social equality meant forty year in Sing Sing toDavid Mitchell and his white partner in crime, Frank Moore. They admitted participation in 100 store robberies and had collected $15,000. I The prisoners, dubbed the "Black and White Bandits," pleaded guilty to two of the four indictments against them, including assault and carrying deadly weapons, and were sentenced to serve consecutive terms on each indictment. The word - consecutively" was not quite understood by Mitchell. o Judge Martin took a little time cut to ex - plain the meaning, which carried with it the forty - to - eighty year sentence.' '. - '!.. I - ' Mitchell and Moore 'made a specialty of robbing chain stores and were arrested as they ere approaching an A. ft P. store on Summer avenue, near an 13uren, in Brooklyn. They immediately confessed to the charges made against them and in a few days they will start the trip "up the rivr" to begin the stretch.. l The Modern Method of Prepar - i ing Delightful Foods." is a Cook j Book, prepared by Mrs: Ida Bailey; Allen, and is worth 25c, but in order ; to have every house - wife secure one of these cook books the makers of Mazola hav rtlnrrri a "II"PI"IV in - - - .... - . - ... 1 )iA P;tl.l,,...L : L. L : l i iiiwaijiii - vvuriti, ljr WQiCn r - n n WHDT ERE SELL TH AND W i .; - ;:m - .; - ' I ' - . - i - 1 , - E BrG 2 BOXES OF HiT PROFESSORS AWARDED $1,200 SCHOLARSHIPS Staley to Study At Cornell; Cherry Goes to Chicago GREENSBORO, N. C, Oct. 6. Pr f ssor D. K. Cherry, head of the department of mathematics, and Professor F. Marcel us Staley, ' di - v Tector of agriculture, A. and T. college, were awarded a scholarship each of 11,200, entitling them to do further study. Mr. Cherry, a graduate of Wil - berforce, will enter the graduate school of Chicago university, where he will do work in mathematics. Mr. Staley, a graduate of the coI lege of liberal arts, Morehouse college, and the college of agriculture, Cornell university, will return to Cornell. He will work for his Master's degree, majoring in rural education and minoring in dairy industry. Both of the college professors were granted a year's leave of absence bythe college. 'Mother'. Edwards Dies In Afric BOSTON, Mau, Oct. 6 A cablegram gust received by the American .board .of commiasieners for foreign missions announces the death of Mrs. Mary K. "Mother" Edwards, the oldest missionaryCof the board. Death 'came Saturday at her home in Indiana, Natal, South Africa. "Mother" Edwards was 98 years old and a native ofObio. She served as an activetnisionary for fifty - two years. In1920 she was placed on the honor roll, but continued to be a vital part of the" Zulu mission. . - Minougn ne had been failirg bod:ly and had bcn blind for the past ten years, her mental vigor was unimpaired She sailed for, Africa in 1869 ai the first mis - l1IiI7J.rtt .out by the women's board of missions, now a part of the American board. In the same year she founded Indiana seminary, now N taL for Zula girls 1x1 Clip and mail in the Coupon run - The Courier for Ida Bailey Allen s famous Cook Book. - Only 10c while they last. i ' Established 1870 SERVICE TfcU teak ta vtrivlmjt t tm MS fan f t k mt Mrr. wkica Bk mm mmumt ( fc Mmtml 1 rocm rot cucr on sxyjmc COLORED DOLLS Igextw dealkrs ' . 11....... 151 W. 123r Street. Dept. IX. Kw Yrk City AGENTS WANTED To sell Daddy Hair Dressing in every city and town. A dollar will start you. Write for particulars - YUNK'S MANUFACTURING CO ! Brad dock. Pa. iq.8 tkeWa 'i ij il a 'I' 28th Year BEREAN SCHOOL Co - educational DAY and NIGHT" 1S.'"N Trade School. CommcrVial Sh - Domestic Art "nii Correlated Acadmic tuc:t Fall Semester. Oct.4. ls:" whiti: MATTHEW ' ANDKKSON. Pri Sooth College 'A'trif PHII.ADFI.I'HI A. APEX PRODUCTS JKe Worlds best Hair Preparations - - - - - tklck NMhll of - . . w. "f "J tfr x r.iiiiinivi ,:.o tr ttrtl(ktfrr apex immaii:. ftM a pc a t. on. - - for 4andru(T ... aPE.x . la rHd - " kBM ! J APEVil.lSTlH.'lA i tmr Bfll, lrr - . A PR X IVMItK I N). I'll. T ll J "e Mall lrdr - ' tmw rmrtm jrti' TME AIT. tTim Arrtlr 4ir. mi few

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free