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Pilgrim Congregational Church
Sunday was a very cold and
windy day and for this reason
many who desired to be present
•Quid not brave the weather. The
Sanday School is hoping to have
an enjoyable and instructive exer
cise at Christmas time. Our regu
lar hours for services are 11 a. m.
and sp. m. The morning hours
are given for the Sunday school,
the evening hours for song service
and preaching. We invite all
who will to be present at every
one of our services. They wil
receive a warm welcome.
B. V. P. U. of F. A. B. Church
The services of the B. Y. P. U.
of the First African Baptist church
were conducted by Miss Corinne
V. Bailey on last Sunday. Music
was rendered by the members of
the B. Y. P. U. The subject for
discussion, “Edification from the
Bible,” found Acts, 20:28-32 was
very inspiringly discussed by the
president, Mr. John Deleware and
others. An address was then given
by Mr. Brown- The subject for
next Sunday is “Sweet spirited
and True service,” Luke 12:37.
Come out and help us discuss the
Notwithstanding the unfavor
able weather, services at Asbury
were good last Sunday. The
district superintendent, Rev.
E. D. Giddeni, preached morn
ing and evening and held his
fourth and last quarterly con
ference Monday night, serving
his time out on this district
which closes with this confer--
*enee year. The sermon Sunday
night was his farewell, the
sermon was great. Preaching
tomorrow at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
Class meeting every Tuesday
eight and 8:30, Epworth Lea
gue Thursday nights. The
public is invited.
Beth Eden Baptist Church
We are to begin our grand Ori
ental Bazaar Monday, November
17, at the church Local Union,
318 of the U. B. of C. and J. will
be with us on the opening night.
The program for this week will be
found lower down. Tomorrow
morning the pastor, Rev. N. M.
Clarke, will preach from the sub
ject “No Difference.” We invite
all of our friends to be with us.
November 17th —
1 Prof. Jno. Bryant’s Orchestra.
2 Selection from Dunbar’s Liter-
ary and Social Circle
November 18 —
1 Metronome Orchestra
2 Action Song, “The Swing.”
3 Tableau, “Held by a Thread”
November 19 —
1 Play, “Doctor’s Hired Boy”
2 Tableau, “Too Bad to Mend.”
November 20 —
1 Action song, “Auction.”
2 Tableau, “Old Man’s Darling.”
November 21 —
2 Pantomine, “Yankee Doodle.”
3 Tableau “Young Man’s Slave”
Mrs. J. H. Patterson and E. A. Cassey
will open a Kindergarten, Primary and
Grammar school at Morse’s Hall, on
Wednesday, October Ist. There will
be classes in plain sewing, dress making
and music. There will also be night
school three nights each week. Apply
at Mrs. J. H. Patterson’s residence,
912 Atlantic Avenue.
Notes of Negro Progress
Bowling Green, Ky., has a Ne
gro drug store, recently establish
ed by A. J. Duncan, Ph. G.
The Tacoma Grocery and Meat
Company, composed of Negroes,
operates a very large and success
ful business at 612 West Street
and 611 Indiana Avenue, Indiana
polis. They maintain an auto de
A local Negro Business League
was recently organized at Padu
cah, Ky-, with seventy-five mem
bers. Every business man in the
city became a member. A. W.
Watkins, the undertaker there
was unanimously elected presi
The $20,000 Colored Pythian
Terapleat Evansville, Ind., will
be ready for occupancy in De
cember. The first, or ground,
floor will have a motion picture
theatre and store rooms, the sec
ond floor will have office rooms
and an auditorium, while the third
floor will be fitted up with lodge
Smith and Moore, Negro con
tractors at Hopkinsville, Ky.,
have the contract for build
ing the stone wall around
the birthplace farm of Jefferson
Davis in Christian County, Ky.
The stone for the wall will be
quarried from the quarries of
these Negro contractors.
On Indiana Avenue, Indianapo
lis, within four blocks, there are
seventy-two Negro business estab
lishments all doing a good busi- *
The $60,000 Mosaic Temple at
Little Rock, Ark., adds another
splendid temple to the many erect
ed by Negro fraternities. To
John E. Bush, of Little Rock,
the Mosaics are indebted for much
of the success attending the efforts
to raise the funds for this temple.
A colored man in Paducah, Ky -,
by the name of Lee, has just equip
ped a fine, large shoe shining par
lor in that city; It is thoroughly
up to date, elegant in its appoint
ments, and unequaled for equip
ment and service by any place
south of New York.
The Negroes of Evansville,
Ind-, are desirous of having a
drug store established there.
They guarantee it will pay well.
Evansville has a total population
of 7C,000 of which 10,000 are Ne
groes. It has no Negro pharma
cy, and one would do well there.
The people would assist in fur
nishing some of the financial
backing necessary to establish a
The largest and most successful
building contractor in Hopkins
ville, Ky., is a colored man named
Brooks. He has given the con
tract for building the new build
ings of the Kentucky State Nor
mal School, and has practically
all the big building contracts in
that city. He is now erecting a
new theatre there.
One of the most successful rral
estate dAßjors ; u Indianapolis is J.
Walter Hodge. Mr., Hodge’s
office is right down to date, and
the volume of business annually
transacted by him runs 'up ii.‘.
the hundred thousands.
J. E. Roberts, of Paducah, Ky.,
condos the only shoe re
pair shops in that city, and em
ploys five persons* So great is
the amount of work coming to
his shop that he is forced to work
a night shift.
G. P. Williams, a colored man
of Cairo, 111., has been the suc
cessful bidder for hauling the U.
S., mail to and from the railroad
station. Although being under
bidded by white men the contract
was given to him because of the
superior service he gave and the
high-grade equipment he main
Logan H. Stewart, one of the
most successful colored real es
tate dealers and builders in In
diana, has recently established a
factory for the manufacture of
cement building blocks at Evans
ville, Ind., and is operating it
most successfully with an entire
crew of Negro employees.
If you wish to make lemonade
in these days of hard times, when
to buy a dozen of the sour things
will cost you more than you can
spare, what are you going to do?
Lemonade you want, and if you
can’t buy the ordinary little sour
balls at the high price the fruit
dealers are asking for them, just
call around and look in the
window of our office and see our
fine lemon tree- Its in full bloom
and some of the fruit, there are
seven on the tree, weigh as much
as one pound and a fraction and
will make enough ade for a party
of about twenty five. Yes, you
can buy the tree for its for sale.
And,further, if oysters advance in
price, call us and get an oyster
plant from us, but we won’t guar
antee that you can serve them in
A. D. Jordan, formerly a mem
ber and organizer of THE ROY
AL FRATERNAL ASSOCIA
TION, has been dismissed indefi
nately on account of misrepresen
tation and the misappropriation of
A. A. Wyche, Pres.
Henry Houston Treas.
C. B. Bailey, Sect’y. and
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It has cost $1,500,000 to survey the
boundary between Alaska and British
.America. This line is 1,507 miles long.
811 West Broad Street
(Lee Chemical Co., Prop)
We are in business for your health. Stop that cough! Use
Mentholated Cough Syrup. It POSITIVELY relieves
a Cough, quicker than other remedy.
Beef, Wine and Iron ■ 49 cents
Tasteless Cordial of Cod Liver Oil 49 ”
Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil 49 ”
Dyspepsia Remedy 49 ”
Female Regulator 49 ”
25 Compound Cathartic Pills 12 ”
Toothache Wax 05 ”
Regal Hair Dressing ’' ” 19 ”
Wine of Cardui and Black Draught 1.00 ”
Ift> Peroxide 15c, ift ..25 ”
If it is in the drug line we hare it. Phone 3570 your order.
Strange Story of Crime
There is no stranger story in
American crime annals than the ca
reers of three extarordinary swind
lers just laid by the heels after
twenty years of comparative im
munity. They are the operators of
the wireless wi re-tapping device by
which hundreds of thousands of
dollars have been tricked from vic
tims the world over, and withal so
adroitly as to prevent their dupes
complaining to the police.
Don’t fail to read this and the
score of other interesting articles in
the 24 page Ulustated Magazine of
next Sunday’s New York World.
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Wednesday Nov. 26, 1913
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(West Broad Street, Just South of Gaston Street)
Finest and Largest Theatre in the South
For Colored People Only
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Program For Week Beginning November 17th
The Star Stock Company
' TWO ACT MEL O-D RAMA
The Indian Princess”
There will also be
Excellent Specialty Acts
THE TWO TAYLORS
THE NEW VORK FAVORITES
Acts changed on Mondays and Thursdays
Our Moving Pictures are the talk of the town.
Four New Reels every day. Pictures
Changed Every Day
Monday Nov. 17th Thursday Nov. 20th
Mm. i . £ T'* „ Big Hearted Jim
Through Barriers of Fire 2 Reel Eclair Sensational Dr ama
2 reel 101 Bison Military Feature “Under Western Skies”
“Poor John” Nestor Western Drama
“Caused by a Clock” “Small Town Act”
Two Dandy “Konic” Comedian Funny “Keystone” Comedy
Tuesday Nov. 18th No . v ’„ 21st „
“The Thumb Print”
. ' ,7 ' 7 2 reel “Rex” Detective Story
2 reel Imp’ Melo-Drama “ Miss Fair Weather Out West”
“Levinsky’s Holiday” “Frontier” Western Comedy
A “Majestic” Comedy “Freddie Loosebelt from Africa”
“The Mutual Weekly” A Parody of a Noted Pre9ldent
Saturday Nov. 22nd
Wednesday Nov. 19th 2 reel “Powers” Melo-drema
“The She Wolf” “Ha wkeye’s Great Capture”
3 reel “101 Bison” Melo-drama “ W* l ® l YY? Waves Did”
Two men and a Mule. No. .3” “The Campaign Managers”
A Reliance ’ Comedy “T hanhouser” Comedy Drama
Two Performances Nightly, 7 and 9p. m. Doors open at 6:30 p. m. Note that during the
w inter season the First Nightly Performances begin at 7p. m. Regular Matinees
Mondays. Thursdays and Saturdays at 3 :30 p. m.
Big Show This Week. . Be Sure To See It