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The Athens Republique
F«bli»hed every Saturday at the Callaway
Entered aa aecond-claaa matter, November 29,
1919, at the poat-ofHce at Athens, Georgia, under
act of March 3, 1879.
Julian It. Bro*vn.Editor and Manager
Thomas N. Jackson, JrAssociate Editor
Miss Alice Mclaughlin. .City Editor
P, E. Dorsey... <City Editor
R. E. Smith!Subcription Agent
A. B. C«pers...Reporter for B. Y. P. U. Activities
Miss Marion ClemmonsNorth-side Editor
Notice to Subscribers
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The price of advertising space
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Mrs. M. W. Welch
Answers Last Call
Athens, Ga., Jan. 13—Sunday
morning, Jan. 9th., Mrs. Margaret
White Welch passed into that
country from which no traveller
has ever been known to return.
She was at her home on Milledge
avenue when the separation of her
great soul from the earthy frame
that had housed it for nearly
eighty years was ordained, Mrs
Welch had been sick for about two
weeks, but having been in good
spirits and strong under the
circumstances, the end was quite a
shock to her wide circle of friends
Mrs. Welch was one of Athens’
most loved and citi
zens, and the representatives of
two races will mourn her loss.
She was an early graduate of
the famous Lucy Cobb Institute,'
the institution that has trained
so many young women of her race
and employed so many of ours.
Child of the Most High God and
educated after the manner pres
cribed for American youth, she was
ever a useful public servant; and
with the passing years “ grew in
grace and in the knowledge of our
Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.”
A great mulititude of Athene
colored men are well acquainted
with Mr. John W. Welch, the
man whose money has so often
been theirreward on Saturday: the
subject of this sketch is his mother.
Heaven help us so to Christianize
and educate our children that there
may be instilled into them those
exalted virtues that, like this noble
woman, they may live those lives
of love and usefulness, end dying
“ join that choir invisible of those
immortal dead who live again in
lives made better by their
K. of P’s. HOLD PUBLIC
On Monday night, Jan. 10th,
1921, the Mistletoe Lodge of the
K. of P. No. 142 gave a banquet
and public installation of officers.
It was held at the Union Hall to
install new officers. Those elected
were: Stirs A. S. Brown, C. C., W.
B. Hill, V. C., A. M. Pinkard, M.
F., E. M. Freeman M. E , J. C.
Ector K. of R. and S., S. T. Tiller
Prelate, John Middlebrooks, M. of
W., T. E. Rogers, 0. of A., A. T.
Howard, I. G.. Will Cole, O. G.
After the installation of officers
officiated by Sir Semour Ray, a
big table was spread for more than
After the big feast of which Sir
J.P. Davis was toastmaster several
speeches were heard from and
highly received. The speakers of
the occasion were: Mrs. Mamie
Brown, Mr. E. M. Freeman, Rev.
Z. B. Armstead, J. C. Ector. The
yells of the Mistletoe No. 142 were
led by Sir Arthur T. Howard, after
which rhe dismissal was offered by
the Prelate. All reported a big
Arahgemeut Committee for the
banquet were: Sirs A. M. Pinkard,
Will Cole, Arthur T. Howard, S.
T. Tiller, E. C. Seward, John
By the Associatad Negro Press
Geneva, Ala., Jan. 13 —Joseph
Gissendaner, one of the alleged
lynchers of Al Wyndham, a white
man, was convicted of manslaugh
ter in the circuit court here and
given a sentence of ten years.
The lynching of Wyndham was
attributed at the time to alleged
insulting remarks which he was
said to have made to a woman.
Arrested For Pas
sing Raised Bills
(By the Associated Negro Press)l
Chicgo, 111., Jan. 13—A Negro
couple has been arrested here and
held in bonds of $5,000 each on
charges of passing S2O bills.
Thomas I. Porter, chief of tne
secret service,- said the pair had
been sought by government opera
tives all over the United States.
They are alleged to have passed
bills in Pittsburgh, Wheeling,
Minneapolis, Nashville and
Chicago. The police have thus far
refused te reveal their identity.