The Pittsburgh Courier from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 18, 1926 · Page 4
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FOUR THE PITTSBURGH COURIER ATTER1PTS ASSAULT HOLLYWOOD, Ca!., Sept. 16. (By A. N. P.) Clarise Mayes, 18, living at the McCadder Hotel, Hollywood, was driven to wild Laurel Can - von under protest, where she wa3 attacked by J. D. Newman, 62, of VoO East 45th street, early Tuesday. Mi.s Mayes, a dancer at the Madame Zucca Inn, was waiting for a car at 1:30 a. m. after leaving her work. Newman, a watchman In uniform, met her at Santa Monica and Highland streets and offered to drive her home. Instead, he took her to the canyon, brutally attacking and bruising her. She managed to fijrht him off, and he left her on Hollywood boulevard, where she was found by Lieutenant Hollowell, Hollywood detective, and treated at the Receiving Hospital by Police Surgeon Duns - more. Newman was found and arrested and after identification placed in jail on a charge of attempted rape. Union Men Parade In New Orleans, La. " NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 16 (by A. N. P.) The colored longshoremen headed by their president, M. M. Johnson made their first appearance in sejeral years in the annual labor day" parade, and were loudly cheered by both white and colored sympathizers of labor. ATTENTION! Musicians - Performers Register "with the Apex Musical Bureau Entertainers, Orchestras, Bands in or out of town wanted. APEX MUSICAL BUREAU 134 West 53rd Street NEW YORK CITY, N. Y. Phone Circle 1176 - 1177 Toa Fleming Urged For Port Collector By Qeyelanders CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 16. (By A. N. P.) Contending that Ohio has for years been overlooked by national administrations and pointing out that the colored group in the state is of sufficient numerical strength and voting power to be recognized, the Cleveland Call has proposed that Councilman Thomas W. Fleming of this city be nominated to succeed Miner Norton, deceased, whose place as collector of port remains unfilled. Mr. Fleming has served as councilman for six terms and is a well - known and prominent figure in Ohio life. Prominent Choir Director Resigns WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 16. Prof. J. Henry Lewi, probably the most experienced and best known chorus director among our group here, resigned from the Metropolitan A. M. .E. church senior chcir May 23rd last. He was requested to remain, but found his work uncongenial, and insisted upon being released. After considerable delay his resignation was recently accepted. It is not known whether Mr. Lewis will accept other work than with the Amphions whom he organized, and with whom he has had wonderful success. On Oct. 19th the Amphions will celebrate their 35th anniversary at Dunbar High School, and on this occasion the citizens generally will tender Mr. Lewis a testimonial. Sets Fire To Race Woman's Home BALTIMORE, Md.. Sept. 16 (by A. N. P.) Because Miss Nettie Lee, residing at 400 North Greene Street, refused to open the door to let him call on her, Ellison Frost became angry, procured some kerosene and - t a match to the place. He went for more kerosene after inmates of the house had extinguished the flames, but when he returned police placed him under arrest. The additional kerosene which he was carrying was used as evidence against him, and Magistrate Joseph H. Ranft in Western Police Court held him without bail for the grand jury. WAGES ARE RAISED Of! 1Y. CENTRAL BOSTON, Mass.. Sett. 16V At almost the same hour that the pres ident of the Erie Railroad and the General Manager of the Pennsylvania Railroad, were named by East ern Railroads as their arbitrators of disputes due to rejection of wag increase demands of 80,000 con ductors, baggagemasers, brakemen and switchmen, the Brotherhood of Dining Car Employees finished three years of negotiations with the New York Central Lines, which re sulted in general increases in the wages of cooks and waiters and other improvements. Cooks' wages in the New York Central Lines are now up to the Eastern Region standard, waiters are to . receive an extra $25 a month for out of car service. Crew Quarters are estab lished ' at New x ork, saving cooks and waiters S12.000 a year lodging bill, and the - rules - for handling grievances and governing seniority are the same as those of the big brotherhoods. Annual passes also will be issued on the same basis as they are - for other employees. For eight years it has been the goal of the Brotherhood to achieve standard wage rates for the several classes of employees in the Eastern Territory. Their efforts, resulting in this change, have been successful. 4 r6Burcl - Sboc Ft Loos Ranft Ravolvaa. ' file pa rtrwe U yoo can best our orloe hm 4 or A In. ft. rm - Powerful, accurate, baro - bjttlns Kioo. er bae ruarant. Far oe o1Ivtt S4.ZB. Federal Mailorder. 414 Broadway. New York. ot. x - 34 WIGS OF NATURAL HUMAN HAIR MADE TO YOUR MEASURE Can Be Combed and Dressed. Also Transformations, Switches, Straightening Combs and everything in Hair Goods. Free Catalog Sent to Out - of - Town Patrons. ALEX P. MARKS BOX 26 TIMES SQUARE STATION, NEW YORK 3 - 18 - INCH TRAVELING BAG Regular 11.50 value 1 r r specially priced. Just 3 I I II I to get acquainted. .... .v vv WARDROBE TRUNKS Special $20.50 and Ud Full Sized Hat Boxes $9 QC Ideal for use on week - end trips... - - INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Correction Instead of Mi Haxel Duncan spending her vacation at Lebanon. Ind., it was Lafayette, Ind., where she was the truest of Mr. and Mrs. John Kiley. She has returned and reports a lovely visit. Walter Fayne. formerly of this city who has been running - from Detroit to Buffalo on the D. fc C. line, was here for a few days last week. Little Thomasene Jonese. of Marion Ind.. has returned home after a visit with her sister. Miss Bettle Jones, on W. Michigan street. Mrs. Maggie May Fulton, who was here from Marion during the illness of her daurhter, Iteah Baxter, has returned to her home. Mrs. Baxter is doing: nicely and able to be out. Mrs. Elsie Mitchell Woodruff, a teacher here In the public schools, wife of Hale Woodruff, who Is one of our popular young artists, passed away Thursday morning - . Sept. 9th. She leaves to mourn her loss a mother and. father, sister and brother. Every one Is much in sympathy with the family, as she was highly admired and had a host of friends. Mrs. Minta Grlfllth of Louisville, Ky., and Knos Carr of Charleston, W. Va., are the quests of Mrs. Kuth Mc - Math on N. California street. Buddy Pierce returned Wednesday from an extensive sojourn In New York City and points East. He visited relatives in New York. Lorenz Pritchett. 508 N. California street, returned Sunday from his tour of the East. He reports a wondarful time. a partus; tlerchandls fceld until wanted a email arDoal OCR ESTIRK STOCK OF TRUNKS. Fl AVT1 UAG". WAHDIIOBE THCSKS. OVEH. SUGIIT CASES. Greatly Hedoeed WT2 BEPAIH ALL LlCfSAGK AT RFASOV AIII.3 Pit ICES III'R PRICE! ABPrfli otllVATIVE OCR QUALITY THE 8ti STEEL CITY TRUNK CO. 45 WASinvr.Tnv stdppt IIalt Block from Bljrelow noolevard) I CLASSIFIED i WANTED 500 Miners near city Pick 87c, Machine 57c FREE Transportation; no office; hoard $10.00 per week. Imperial Employment Co.. l.VH AVylic Avenue. IN'SURAN'CE AGENCY William H. Thornton, 2201 Wylie avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. Insurance agents wanteil for Midland, Uniontown and New Brighton, Ta. For information write the above address. FIREMEN. Brakemen. Basses. men, eleepinfr car, train porters (colored) fUO $200. Experience unnecessary. 203 Railway Bureau, F.ast St. Louis. I1L AGENTS WANTED Columbian Protective Association, 2201 Wylie Avenue, Phone Grant 7974. J. W. Irrion. Superintendent. 'AJ.L. MEN - WOMEN, IS to CO, wanting to qualify for Government positions, $140 - 223 monthly. Home or traveling. Write Mr. Ozment, 434. St. Louis, Mo, immediately. PRIVATE TOURING CARS FOR 11IRF, Trips everywhere. Careful r.ri responsible drivers. Call Gran - 211S - J. FIREMEN. BRAKEMEN. BAcT G.XUEMEN i whit or colored); f lupine car. train porter. colored); . - m m.miniy. Experience un - i ne - e. - .ar. 203 Railway Bureau,! S; i .t. LouU, in. i TO LETTwo first - class furnished rooms. Monticello street. Phone Franklin 9370 - M. FOR RENT Furnished rooms for TI.?,ei)!iemen; second and third floors. Hi 1 district. Electric light and bath. Call Grant 1610 - R. WANTED Intelligent younjr - vomen as traveling demonstrators and representatives for the APEX SYSTEM of beauty culture. Knowledge of beauty art not especially required, as we will give special instruction .J Apex Svsm free at the APEX COLLEGE in New York. Write The Apex College. 200 West 135th street, New York City. SOLID BRICK HOME 12 rooms, 3 baths, hardwood floors, hot water heat, 2 garages, all modern conveniences. Suitable for home, clubhouse or duplex. No reasonable offer refused. Will take mortgage. Mayflower 42S5. FOR RENT (Homewood) Modern apartments, choice location, five rooms each, near car line, ianitor service, $62.50 month; 3 rooms, bath, $30; 2 rooms, bath, ?25; 2 rooms, $27; 4 rooms, bath. $35. Call after 3 p. m. B. J. Mims, Real Estate, 7335 Mon - ticello street. Franklin 5613 - R. FOR SALE ($4,200, $500 cash, $45 month) Four room brick, bath, gas electric, front and back porches, garage. Have many others. B. J. Mims, Real Estate. 7335 Monticello street. Frannklin 5613 - R. APOLLO, PA. Mr. and Mrs. Van Leigh Wright Mrs. Wllbut Roebuck and Mrs. Edward Wrifrht are motoring across the country through the south to their home state. Alabama. Rev. W. II. TripTett. pastor of the Bethel Baptist church. Gum Spring, Va.. la visiting his father. Mr. W. H. Trlplett. Sr., his brother and a hoat of relatives and friends. Mrs. Eliza Thornley of Younmtown. O.. Is vlsltlna - her moth er, Mrs. Lydla Jamei. of North End. Mr. and Mrs. J. U. Jackson, Jr.. and lions returned home from Danville, Va.. last Thursday. Mr. ana Mrs Sherman Dudley of East End. Pitts burgh, are visitlnsr Mr. and Mrs. T. I". Tucker. Mr. Colman Harris of E. E.. nttsburgh, is visiting - his daughter. Mrs. Ada Tucker. Mrs. Minnie Lon; is visiting; friends in Canada. Sunday morning the S. 8. was well attended. At 11 u to.. Rev. Trlplett was given charge and Shiloh received with enthusiasm a well delivered sermon. At 3 p. m., Shiloh was filled with members and visitors. A great feast was prepared and 19 souls were baptized. Many were present from Vandergrlft. Kisklmere. Leechburg. Avonmore, Edrt and Sllckvllle. At 8 p. m.. our pastor concluded a well - spent day. Mrs. Trlplett of Vander - jtrift Is visiting her mother In Warrington, Va. Only Race Girl In German Revue Of 300 Is Sensation t ,. .iu - ' - - J A, a - f ly. . i. . . - f r H i - ' i y' 1 r 1 ;jC:,. - - :JT A r " t e mm cr - - V - - - r v - j ; 17. y - .rr?':! ; - Xv - - : . , . ' - I i, V . ' " - f - m - - " 'u: - ,"j,v - - - - v'1., a.' v1 v - ''i y t - y - - k h A..;r. fvi" V. - ,c - i - jr.,' - - ," - 1 'ri' - " - " i:y a - - v - . ' RUTH BAYTON Well - known American theatrical girl, who is now playing a three months' engagement with the Theater des Wcstens Revue in Berlin, Germany, is a big success "doing the Charleston and looking pretty." Miss Bayton sent this information to W. R. Bain of New York, along with programs of the revue, listing her name prominently and carrying her picture, as well as several clippings from German papers her work. She is the only race girl in ihe revue, which i. composed of 300 girls. Miss Bayton will return to New York in November. UNIONTOWN, PA. Many of our citizens are returning from vacation and from the Lot t Carey convention, which met In Brooklyn, N. T. Many also report a great time In Cleveland at the Elks' convention. Services were fully up to the standard Sunday at ML Olivet Baptist church. Every auxiliary was quite well attended. A mammoth crowd assembled to hear their very splendid pastor at 3 p. m.. at which time Holy Communion was served. Or. W. A. N'owlin spoke from the subject: "tJods Supreme Claims." The message was truly one of his best. It seems as If he lives but to preach better each time. Kt 8 p. m.. Rev. Samuel Martin, assistant pastor of Holy Trinity Baptist. Philadelphia, preached a most excellent sermon, his subject being - A Fixed Purpose." He also spoke at the Mt. Rose Baptist church in the morning. Labor Day many out of town folk witnessed the Homestead Grays game. Among the many functions that were most attractive was an informal social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Hopaon of Delaware street. Mr. Hopson of Pittsburgh and family were present. Relatives of Trustee S. R. Martin are visiting here from Santiago. Cal. AGENTS WANTED Sell one of the most popular hair dressinrs on the market today. No capital requlrea. ! Samples upon request. Hustlers can ! earn from $10.00 to $50.00 per day. Write O'Lay Mfg. Co., 1303 Wylie I avenue, Pittsburgh, fa. i SOUTH BOSTON, VA. Alfred Breedlove is erecting an up - to - date filling station on upper Main street. We welcome this enterprise, conducted by members of our race. Rev. Kress of Norfolk is conducting revival services at the C. M. E. church. He has had a full house each night. Chas. Williams left Sunday for South Carolina, where he will be for several weeks on business. Arthur Bread left Sunday for Hot Springs. Va.. for the fall season. Miss Lillian Foy and Miss Elsie Litchtfoot of Richmond returned home Wednesday after spending sometime here visiting Mrs. Alfred Breedlove. Mrs. Arthur Beard and mother, Mrs. Howerton. were called to Philadelphia last Friday to the bedside of her son. who Is quite ill. Douglas Price spent several days In BlueHeld. W. Va.. last week. Mrs. R. w. Lewellyn returned last Sunday for Philadelphia. Misses Theresa and Ruby Coleman and mother, and Alex Martin, returned last Sunday from Baltimore. Misses Owen, daughters of Mr. Scott Owens of Rlverdale. left Wednesday for i:hase City, where they will en - r - r Thye Institute. Send your news ti the Rea - a! Drug - Store. Mis Marion McCowim is home from V. N. I. I., where she is taking - a college course. HUNTINGTON, W. VA. Rev. Joseph Gwynn closed a very successful aeries of religious meetings last week under the auspices of St. Paul A. M. E. Church. The Conference Branch Missionary Convention held at Buckhannon, v. a., was highly successful from every viewpoint. Several local persons attended. Mrs. Emma W. Johnson, treasurer of the branch, made a splendid report of the financial condition of the auxiliaries. Other officers suhmltted excellent reports. Dr. and Mrs. Wesley Shellrroft of Parkersburfr and a party of friends spent several hours in the city Sunday. Friends of Mrs. Ewing W. Johnson refrr t to learn of a recent relapse. Miss Revelia Hughes, daughter of Mrs. G. W. Hughes, and an accredited star In the muslrnl world, has returned from a course in Chlcas). study Spent Fortune in Search "I spent JLPOO in 7 years treating with physicians, some specialists costing me $10 a visit, only to at last say that nothing could be done for me, that I had career or ulcers of the stomach. I suffered awful pains in my stomach, but after taking a few doses of Mayr's Wonderful Remedy these all disappeared and for 3 years am feeling fine. It is a simple, harmless preparation that removes the catarrhal mucus from the intestinal tract and allays the inflammation which causes practically all stomach, liver and intes tinal ailments, including appendicitis. One dose will convince or money refunded. May Drug Stores and all dru ggjsts. HARRISONBURG, VA. Mr. W. C. Brown, editor of "Stnun - ton Tribune;" Mr. Scott. r prestrnta - tive of the Southern Aid Ins. Co.: Messrs. C - phi. Jackson and Jordon of Richmond. Va., motored to Harrison burs: en route . Suunt - n. Lexington. Natural l:r!'l - ' aii'l Casnoke, V:. Mr. snd Mrs l"in :od!'n are the proud pnrrnt ct a f.iif - daughter born l.t wetfc. Mr. nnd Mrs. Mtlvin IfAittr a rt A fl.ti. - hfdi lnK mr.ln.jiil t s ! i. .. - r i - a.... i i t new enr to attend a rnlly. Th - v were aroonipsn iMi by M's I'ri's'i.n and Mr. tioocle Timbers. There whs a lirpe attendlni - e. 1103 wna r::d. Mrs. Mittie Palmer .iris rettirri' - d after spending: several weeka in "W vetand. C).. visitinir her daughter. Mr.. Knlly Cochran. Mrs. Mary iv - vil - y of Pitt - bur. - h. Pa.. 1 vNitlnc relitives and friends o: this city. hi.e her h Is the pu' - st of her slyv - r. Mrs. Annie Wells n Broad street. to r 23 a 12 A. on ; Under Department of Public Instruction, at Downingtown. Penna. 32 Miles from Philadelphia Downingtown Industrial and Agricultural School Boarding School for Boys and Girls Over 13 Grades 6 to 12 Well - trained faculty; athletics; auperviscd recreation, healthy climate; careful moral and religious training. For further information write: J. H. N. WARING. Jr.. Principal September 20, 1926, to June 11. 1927 Apply Now! Get Rid Of That Tired Worn Uut reeling If you feel tired, sluggish, or worn out, you need a tonic to clear up your blood and take the impurities from your system. PRESCRIPTION PRESCRIPTION 777 "Naterboton 777 PRESCRIPTION PRESCRIPTION Is the ideal tonic to clean out your blood and invigorate the entire body. Don't wait until yon have torn down your whole system hy neglect before building up the exhausted nerves and cleanirg out your system. Order a bottle today from yodr druggist, or we will send a bottle postpaid today for only $1.00. NATERBOTON LABORATORIES 1215 WEBSTER AVENUE PITTSBURGH, PA. AGENTS WANTED EVERYWHERE - OFFERS BIG REWD FOR LYNCHERS RICHMOND. Va., Sept. 16. A reward of $1,000 was offered by Governor Harry F. Byrd. in the nam of the state for the arrest and conviction of any one. member of the party that lynched Raymond Bird on the morninsr of August 15 at Wytheville. The reward offered by th governor is in addition to the $100 reward offered by the Wythe county officials. Raymond Bird was shot in the county jail at Wytheville early in the morning of August 15 by a mob of men, supposedly of Wythe county, and taken to the vicinity where the crime for which he was held was said to have been committed and was there hanged. Efforts to apprehend members of the mob have not resulted in any arrests up to this time. It was reported last week that Bird had been the lather of three children which he had had by three girls who were members of the family for whom Bird worked, and that a general knowledge, of this fact had precipitated the crime. The Withe county grand jury, presided over by Judge Horace Sutherland, which convened Sep tember 1 to investigate the lynching adiourned September 8. after ex amining about 20 witnesses. This grand jury will reconvene on Sep tember Is to continue its invesu rations. Governor Byrd stated yes terday that from information which he has the investigation is proceed ine satisfactorily. L. Bazile. asst. attorney - general and Joseph H. Chitwod, of Roa noke, are assisting Commonwealth's Attorney H. M. Houser. of Wythe county, in the investigation. The two assistants were selected by Governor Byrd. GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. Mrs. Ida Conqul.t or Detroit. Mich., cousin of Mrs. ii. McPheraon of Sycamore street, stopped here for a short time en route to her home from Paradise tlardena. Mr. and Mr a. 8cott Huso ot I'roapect avenue, spent two months tourinr In the east. Mrs. L Coleman snd Miss N. Smith ot Battls Creek. Mich., were the guests of Mrs. L. Hall of Jefferson avenue, for a few days. Miaa Bernice Canada Of Ney avenue la recovering: from a lone illnessi A. farewell reception was riven at the First A. M. Community Church Thursday evenlnr. September Snd. In honor of the pastor. Kev. Ixula I'et tlford. and family. Rev. PetUford baa paatored this church for II years and bas done a wonderful work ror nis church and community In general. Dr, K. S. Browninc has returned from a three months trip in Europe, taking a post graduate medical course. Mrs. Alice Bailey, the Misses Viola. Bailey, Iorts and Anns. M. Coffleld of til I'aao. Texas, the the gueata of Rev. and lira. M. P. Parrish of Bartlett afreet. John W. Beverly, aged 83. died at the home of his daughter. Mra. Ethel Burgess, on Thomas street. 1 - uneral service were held Septem ter 4th at the family residence. Rev. 1 - A. Christian officiated. Mrs. Ethe Jjurijesji. a daughter ana two eons. John and Theo. and a granddaughter. Mrs. Ethel Morse, of New York, sur vive. Mls Ida Ellis and son. An drew, of bigsbee street. hve returned from a pleasant visit with relatives in Uoulavllle. Ky. The funeral of little Buddy Hardy was held at the family residence on James street "Saturday, September !h. Kev. w. M. J. North cross officiated. Surviving are the pnrents. Mr. and Mrs. Louie Hardy. The Misses Christine Scott. Rosalind Northerns. Lester Iougias and Dora I'urtis attended the Chain Lake Baptist Association at Lansing. Mich., as delegates from the Messiah Baptist i nurcn. is. . i . u. and Sunday school. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Brown. Mr. V. JU Douglas. uev. fierce and the - pastor. Rev. W M. J. Nortbcross. who was elected moderator. Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Tar - rlxh of the True Llg - ht Baptist Churca, nave returned from the National Baptist convention of America, which convened at Indianapolis. Ind. Mr. W V. Burton of Sigsbee street, attended me i. is. j. K. or v. convention at Cleveland. Ohio. The Woodlawn Property Owners Association was successfully organised recently. Mrs. (Dr.). Wm. Cottey of Indianapolis. Ind.. and daughter, Mrs. H. Morey. of Dayton. O.. were recent visitors nere as tne sjuests of their cousin, jonn inair, or commerce avenue. Mr. John C. Curry was elected aeiegate to tne .first Annual Walters v - ooKs convention, wnicn con vened in t. nicago. from the Hotel I'antlind. He was accompanied by Mrs. Curry. The Crosse Trio, consisting of Prof. Y. K. Crosse, violin; - w. mustii. tenor oanjo. ana Harvey Vaughn, guitar, stopped here en route from Chicago and Minneapolis to St. Marie and Canada. They were n i k n i y enieriainea py tne Messrs Geo. Lacey and Wm. F. Burton. The Courier can be boua - ht at th verine Talace, 104 lona avenue. 8. W. NEW KENSINGTON, PA. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER is, l92$ Baptist Seminary To Be Re - opened In Naslrrille This Month INDIANAPOLIS. Ind - . Sept. 16. (By A - N. P.) According to an announcement made here. Friday, at th closa of the convention of the National Baptist Convention of America, cf which Rer. J. E. Wood. Danville, Ky., is president, foundation for the reopening of the National Baptist Seminary a. Nashville. Tennessee, has been laidA Pledges totalling 15,000 were rnade by tha 7,000 delegate: present at the session. J1 The institution was fjunded some twelve ycarsago and was closed about four years aro, following the untimely and accidental death of Dr. T. J. W. Boyd, the financial secretary. tU ULUVtP DIES II CHI air. Alphonse Johnson of Second avenue departed this life September 5th at the Homeopathic Hospital, rittshurrh. Pa. Funeral services were " funoT. c - epiemDer 12th. Inter mnt at Inlon Cemetery. He leaves to mourn his loss a beloved wife, live brothers, three slaters - in - laws, a n.ece. one aunt and a host of friends St. James A. M. E. Church. Rev. C H. O. Mcl'herson. psstor. Sunday school was well attended. Sunday was known as Woman" Day. The pastor prencnea 11 o CIOCK. At 3 O clock Rev. Ford of Crelrhtoa preached a spiritual sermon. The women served d.nner for those that lived far and out - of - town visitors. An excellent program was rendered and was en - ).yd by all. MBiH0 CREAM tocr 50CCKTS riB!cA. IM - A - HIKIT maxe all hairoooo HAiamaimrr ui&OMSAtS AT AIL GOOD DRVO STORES. Jfaftferferns. Ulatrlbnted la PIKakarch ky FeamaTl vaala 1'erfesmerr anal RarlMri' - ISO ruth Affsst Erect Statue To Underground Railway Hero DETROIT, Mich - . Sept. 16. (By A. N. P.) It is quit singular but true that, instead of erecting a "black mammy statue as a monument to the Negro slave as some cities are wont to do, a tablet was unveiled here a few days ago which marks the spot where once stood the famous old Seymour Finney's hotel, which was the Detroit station of the "Underground Railway" through which many slaves passed to freedom. Seymour Finney, proprietor of this hotel and station, in defiance of the Fugitive Slave Law, housed and fed and secretly passed hundreds of runaway slaves who were able to reach this town over the border into Can ada and freedom. It is said that when a bunch of escaped slaves arrived in Detroit or vicinity, usually at night, they would be concealed in outlying woods or forests until Mr. Finney could be notified; then they would be brought to Finney s barn and kept until the next night, at which time they would be earned through various alleys to th river front and rowed across to Canada. This formed a part of what was known as the "Underground Rail way," so - called because of the under handed way used to - bootleg slaves to freedom. The Underground Rail way was a secret society organized for this specific purpose, and was not a secret passageway tunneled under the earth, as many have supposed. HARRISONBURG, VA.' Mrs. Rrie Lewis and niece. Miaa Wllla Jefferson, of Toungstown. IX. were recent visitors to their cousin Mr. Charles Winston. Mrs. BetUe Banks ana Mrs. Matilda. Johnson ot Fordwlck and others aire spending some time at airs. Banks' home in Remington. a. They motored over In Messrs. Ranks' and Harris car. Mrs. Jessie Turner la very much in disposed at this writing, air. Dean Goodloe has returned from Atlantic City. N. J. Mr. George Simpson of Akron. 0 Is visiting his sisters, the Mlssea Hannah and Fannie Simpson, on Mason street. Mr. and Mrs. George Reed and their aisters and brothers of Washington. D. C were the guests oi Mrs. nannin ana aaugnter last Sunday. They made the trip la their new car. air. Drew Harper of Cleve land la visiting his mother. Mrs. Cls ra Harper, ana otner reiaiivee. In this city. Mr. and Mra. J. W. Johnso had as their guests last Sundav Rev. H. Larke. Mrs. Mary Bailey of Pitts burg h. Mrs. Annie Wells and the Misses Anna Johnson and Martha Uewis. The Silases Cephas. Daviea. Johnson. Walker. ' Lanier and air. Chrtstiaa arrived Monday to resume their work as instructors in the Ef - flnger street school, which coened Wednesday, September 8th. Miss Ver - nle Williams returned Tuesday to Washington. Pa. to attend ichsoL Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Wells returned Friday to their horn In Pittsburgh. Pa. GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. Mrs. Robert Golnara Gos - o - lna. aa - ed 6. died Sundar mcrntnr Auruit IS. at her late home. 1130 Hall street. The runerai was held Tuesday afternoon. August 17. at the First A. M. K. Community Church, of which aha vn one of the staunch members. The Das - tor. Rev. Lewis Pettiford. africlata4 and Mllo M - Brown, our Race under - ", naa cnarge. Besides her bus - band. Mr. Robert Gogglns. she is survived br her mother. Mra Malini. Orlnnage. two sons. Robert and Leo Goings of this eltv. and fear rri n rl . children. Interment was at Oakhill cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Rinch - ney, 715 Sheldon avenue, are spending two weeks Vlsltlna - In Oi lr - t m 111.. Minneapolis, St. Paul and Du - luth. Minn. Mra. Howard Clark and daughter. Doria. 439 James avenue, have left for Richmond. Va. and several points In the fast. Including Philadelphia, Pa. Quarterly meeting services were observed at nt. Luke - a A. M. E. Zton Church Sunday. August IS. Rev. W. T. Beck, presiding elder of the Detroit district, held his first Quarterly meetlnar here. ira.t - . M. J. Hendrieth of tha Detroit rnv College and M. Ransom of Butler Col lege, inaianapoiia. ina.. are touring the state working In a scholarship subscription campaign. Mr. James sorter leri ror enicaro. iii tar , short. visit enroute to his home in tie Rock.. Axle, after spending a few weeks here, the guest of Mrs. Ellxa - Dcm nanaers. 1 1 e iwarth Mrs. Carrie Stanford, ill James ave nue, ui reiurnea rrom a, two weeks vlalt with her sister. Mrs. LuctUe Gilpin of Chicago. III. Mr. B. G. Alexander, assistant director nt mmi - m of the Victory Mutual Casualty Co, w - iiwi. was recent visitor here and appointed Mr. J. va - . t Jones local agent for Grand Rapids and Muskegon. Mlsa Eradlne Hardl - man, us ey avenue, died Monday. August IS, at St. Marys taL The funeral was held from tha True Light Baptist Chuch Thuradaa - - ... The pastor. Rev. M. P. Parr I ah. of - nclated. She Is survived h her r. enta. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hardlman. and a brother. Orchard Hardlman. In - .. veainiu cemetery. Mr. S. W. Stuart of Terra Haute. Int i. .t.. guest of hi daughter and un.ln.lair Mr. and Mra. D. C. Loving. 701 Shel.' don avenue. Mra. Lilll V l - . t Chicago. J1L, supreme supervisor and national organised of the Supreme Royal Circle of Friends of the World, was here and organised a local circle. Wednesday eveninr. Auruit it hiih ?.1U,b - kn.own - rhe Rlng Frienda Circle." Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Henry u.nih.i wr who raootred rotn ihupkhowd, ul. accompanied bv Mrs. Robert Connor and Paul. Jr are via. Itlng their eon and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph G. Henry of 1SS Commerce avenue, and also tb baby daughter. Emma, of lit Graham l reel. MILLEDGKVi; 16. Ed G1ovt, , Miss Hilda S:c: - ' son on Ju!y in. :.. in an autor..!..v Wheeler, wer.: v day as a pena " was pronourc - .; after rece;v.: t charges cf c! - . - ; charpe was a; - ; 12:53 o'cLck. Glover gave r.. - - Macon another plaining his. v... of the murOor. statement n:a.I. : Bars Davis, a commit the ci ::, . Davis was r - . co:i for con - v! and given a I J." R. and .i. of the slain y . .: execution. CI V. . - after he had - fv death chair t! - .. truth about and at the trl w - hich he wa j - .; - v ncss. Solicitor C. ii. , iff J. R. Hicks. : witnessed the . . t .r i - . - y 1 GRIFFIN', GA. i Mi Annie ! ... . turned hon: :' - - . was tho t ic: Grant Ail im. T i - : Nellie Mol ;v w Sept. ?!h. ; .. Chapel ! K. t j waa i f - ;;hfui i years. 11. t p - ;.. - clateJ. M:. J; . j - die Mi - , r snd M! C.Tfi v : day with Ir! - - r..; - WiIMani.'n. ' Mts liin! - i , Mrs. Ca - ri ' graduatrd frn M . i left lt w, - . - k t.v . - In Atlanta. :. for Atlanta. day witii if. t - . - - - The friri.! - r der of E. Chii - M v know that fh" er enlng roniiT!? . sprained ankle. M - . - ...: r v of Atlanta. I . j n irif nesdar. jp It. j; j j - w of Atlanta. Oi. f.irr - - v w a i:;"r h:c T' - u: - v Bowdoln hff u - ; r.: - .r: "fr - m - visit t Vi: 1 . i - :a: j - citips. Kun - r.i; i v i . '. - r , G. Y. FIcni'Mt - r. f r r - v v.4 J or tne ocri kr.. - . ll - f f tors of th - J - .fv. - t It church. fr : J "r. l:yi . J 1, ot J: Jonrs fron i f his rraiUm'. - icr. M: M - :ii - V - s of E. Chaptrl f - : - - j. a: - , si.., Ector of K. fi; :! - i:j ) James Hor.r.t l'r..n i - f K s : - c street har - - - :urt' - 1 rnpi , - ;r ful Vi.t fn m .: .T):.i V. r. if they wer th" Kn. - ts of fi :J k Joe Biar.. Edwnr.l Tumf. .1'.. - .1 - f J!r . Mrs. Finn rs T - nr - r. Vft :: i for Chicago. I" II" w - i - nled by his sum. M:.. r.' lt fi rls. A" A ! WE NEED I TO SELL GOOD, INSURANCE ddle Atlasti right tea i We have plendid operiiri in New Jersey, DehvanJ the District of Columbf 1 - 11 - t:..ij! sou oilier - uiuutc .iu - States. We offer the splendid opportunity ii represent one of the sitta est. hvest and fastest g?ov ing insurance orgamzac in Amenca. The Northeastern Life t surance Company is a Ier4 resere life insurance ccr - j pany. The Northeastern 1 ance contract cor.bines !H p:al reserve, security desirable feature?. make it wonderfully arjsM tive and easib' sold. Write for details of thee? ortunity we have to o you. Commis - sion bas:s. Northeastern life Insurance Compaa? tirrv ii d a cv Pres. COURT THEATRE BUXH NEWARK.W1i - J rWm - I c - I riwsso arc. co - t.r - I

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