The Dallas Express (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 35, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 17, 1922 Page: 7 of 8
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THK DALLAS EXPRESS. DALLAB TEXAS SATURDAY JXJXB 17 1022.
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Defense Crack Under Strain of a Heavy Batting Attack.
Lose Two Out of Three.
Vengeance is mine I will repay thee was an ultimatum of each Giant
taking a part In the recent disastrous Panther series at Fort Worth a few
moons ago when the Cats administered unto the Sloan band an old time
country flogging by winning a twin bill from the boys of "Big D".
The series here consisted of three games Sunday. Monday and Tues-
day; the first tilt was a peppery affair with the visitors leading in the
early stage of the game. -
Liggins for the Panthers was pitching shut out base ball until the
fourth round when his support cracked.
And under the strain of a terrlfio Giant Bombardment In the seventh
spasm the stonewall defense of the Panther's Inner works crumbled llkb
the mighty Forts of Antwerp before a belching German seige gun.
The Giants heavy artillery brought in the wrecking crew and launched
a flanking movement as a finishing touch to the opposition and thus se-
curing the big end of an 8 to 5 count.
Monday's game with Alexander pitching Fort Worth won her first
and last start of the series.
Tuesday Charlie Harris made his debut in fast company and to say
the least it was some what auspicious as such he celebrated the event by
turning In a victory for the home squad.
Now if you will pardon us we will tell you Jnst how it all happened.
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NEGIU) WORK IN CORN PRODUCTION.
Washington -D. C June 15. i
More than 14000 Negro farmers in
North Carolina Texas and Virginia
who raised 9000 acres of corn
last year under the advice of coun
ty agents employed cooperatively
by the United States Depatment of
Agriculture and the State agrlcul-
Vori Worth B Dallnn 8.
Before a orowd of more than three
thousand Jubilant base ball fan the
erst-whlle Fort Worth Black Panther
squad was again conquerred by the
unconquerable Dallas Black Giants
Sunday afternoon at Riverside Park
Base Ball Garden.
It was another of that teeth toe
and nail contest full of pep and act-
Ion. The day was Ideal and the good
old month of June was running- true
to form with the sun shining- briskly;
th air was rich with the sweet
strains of music dispersed Dy me . turffl colleges obtained average
Riverside Park Kings of harmony. It : yIelda of 35 bushels an acre. The
t"oan" shonw0n8bya?h.rro0or. tfub" 1 average for all farms in these States
"Top" Carrlngton sent a terrlfio smash ranged ; from 17 to 22 bushel an
over the left -field wall for a homer In : acre
tVeath!Br."nthto Bneed early ! t In Virginia nearly 6 000 of the
and Sloan pulled him and sent in Negro demonstrators . planted pure
Byrd Iong- the veteran hurler to the 8eed and about 3000 selected seed
mound who afterwards fed the heavy f lha rrnn All these dem.
hitters of the opposition out of his or nf " 2Ja
hand. He out nitched Liinrlna. the onstratlon plants of corn were har-
seven and one third Innings he pitched; vested except 87 acres which were
logins snowea eariy m ine game Dig "hogged down." It Is estimated that
teFttfX" '?dApJrn3nU?.. 70 per cent U the Negro farmers
and j. Williams featured. i there are following methods of
The score: . ' I growing corn taught by exttension
Sunday. I workers.
4 114 0 1
K Jones .
farter 2 .
Johnson 1 .
Fuller r . .
Totals . .
1 1 WKST VIRGINIA GRANTS MANY
1 J i OPPORTUNITIES TO NI5GROES.
By T. EdwprS Hill.
Charleston W. Va. June 15.
West Virginia is one of the very
fairest states in the United States
0 0 in its treatment to her Negro citi
zens. Such opportunities are offered
tn the more than 86000 Negroes
in this great state as are offered no
where else in this country. The
great industries are open to Negroes
5 1 upon terms of equality as to pay
2 working conditions living conditions
Sloan m 4 2'' 1 1 0 0
Goodrich S ..........8
Jones r 4
Williams.' 2 3
Carrlngton 0 4
Owens 1 3
Hamilton a 3
Harris 1 2
Sn6ed P 0
nnfr n ..............4
Tni.i. 38 8 9 37
vt Wnrih 120 000 0205 snd tha rhnni-M for nrivanrpmpnt are
.".00 1wimfT. exceptional good. In the coal ln-
Two base hits: Carter Williams.
Carrlngton. Gee and Long. ?l'"7n L ' a
ti. h.u hits: it. Jones: home than 20.000 Negroes are employed.
runs: Carrlngton; stolen bases: '.receiving in wages an average of
Jones: .. more than $1000.00 each per year
on balls off Uggins 3; hits and runs (Lumber camps milla factories the
off Liggins. hits and 5 runs in nine building trades and public works
Innings; off Bneed 8 hits and runsj euch afJ public roada amj railroads
ii Mt ind i runs in six and one-'are offering employment to other
third innings. Time of game 1 hour & thousands at good wages
65 minuets. Umpires Lucian ana Openings for business are to be
Sweat. .4fc K n.iin. i ! found on every hand and the-- op'
Th. i.nr. Mini back Monday . portunltlos for Industries thrifty.
fresh with the sting of defeat perch- efficient Negroes to get ahead are
ed on their brow and turned the table unlimltedi wltn good returns assur-
frr 1 new comer In these ed if business is managed properly
parts held the locals at his mercy. Educational advantages are equal
while Bneed the local i sou tn paw to tne DeBti with good schools run
pitcnea a gooa gania . rom BPVPn n nnfi months tn
mixed up with misplays mlscues and nn lrom seen 10 nine monins to
errors.' J be found In every community where
Sneed' struck out 8 men and Alex.' hprB arp tpn or mora childrnn.
ander strurk out 7. Alexander sup- . vv tnB vprv hpdt tfiarhpra
port was brilliant while that of Pitch- taugni W tn veiy Dest teacners
er Sneed was of color. .who receive the same pay as other
The score: ' (teachers holding the same grade of
Moadar. I teachers certificates. The West Vir.
Fort Worth B R H PO A B ' clnia Colleelate Institute the Blue'
U Jones 1 ....4 1 0 10 0 0ifield Colored Institute maintained
Carter. 2 4 1 2 2 5 ll . ... . ... . ...
Boyd a 4 1 1
Barnett m 3
Alexander p 8
Sloan m 3
Goodrich 3 4
R. Jones r 3
S 27 10 2
J. Williams 2
F. Williams c
Owens 1 . . . .
Sneed p . .
..000 004 100 B
Pallas 000 100 0001
Two base nits Aiexanaer uou
three base hits: Carter Boyd;. Stolen
bases: Carter 2; double plays: Boyd
('nrter to Jones: struck out by
Alexander 7. ty Sneed 8; base on
balls off Alexander 1; time of game
two hours and
Fori Worth l Dallas 8.
' Tuesday's contest was slow and with
out features. The game was marred
with an old tlmo swatfest with plenty
of errors and mlscues. However Har-
ris the new hurler of the local clan
made his debut in fas( company and
to say the least his first out was very
aiimiirlous according to the records
h..i 'he verdict of local fandom. He
struck out eight men during the en-
gagement and waa cool and consorve
throughout the afternoon except for
the .a'xth and eighth rounds. Glover
for al visitors was bumped hard in
the fovrth and sixth round his da-
feat wus liberally aided by six large
The score: .......
Ft Worth ...000 OtS 010 13 S
Dallas 001 ftU O'.T 8 14 4
Batteries: Glover and I-'rlnvj; Harris
Carrlngton and F. Williams. Umpire;
and supported by the State . offer
unsurpassed opportunities for ad
vanced education and the West Vir-
ginia Baptist Seminary and College
and Storer College private denoml
national schools are doing splendid
work both In literary and religious
training of the Negro youths. All
of the State schools are taught and
managed by Negro teachers under
supervision of a Negro State Super-
visor and the Advisory Council to
the State Board of Education com
posed of Negroes.
The State maintains a Tubercu
losis Sanitarium" at Denmar Poca
hontas County a Colored Orphans'
Home at Huntington and 1b pre
paring to erect a Negro Insane Asy
lum at Maggie a Deaf and Blind
school at Institute a Boys' Indus
trlii home and a Girls' Industrial
5 minutes umpire school all to be under the manage-
a race riot In the State nor has any-
one been Beriously threatened each
race treats the other with respect
and the leaders on both sides try
to be fair and work together for the
advancement of all and the highest
development of the State.
For many years It has been very
difficult for Negroes to buy farms
and homes in the most desirable
sections of the State because of
the high prices demanded especially
has this been true of the best farm-
ing sections. When the 1920 Cen
sus report appeared showing that
there were only 604 Negro farm
owners in the State a decrease of
204 during the past ten years sev-
eral of the leaders became alarmed
and began to look about for good
farm land which could be purchased
by Negroes on the easy payment
plan. A group of white financiers
had purchased 10000 acres of virgin
land in the blue grass section of
Pocahonta County W.- Va. and held
an option on 17000 acres more in
the same section. - This land is lo-
cated in the best farming and cat-
tle raising section of the State and
it was the purpose of the purchasers
to cut it into farms of from 50 to
100 acres and sell It to wiite natives
and foreigners. The writer and two
representative Negroes approached
the representatives of the owners
of this acreage with the proposition
of cutting the land into ten acre
farms and cup up lots in a pro-
posed town site and Ive Negroes
the opportunity of buying upon the
easy payment plan. It was with
great effort after many conferences.
that the owners were convinced that
Negroes would purchase farm land
but finally Messrs Jas. S. Kahle
Bluefield. and J. JS. Woodson Prin
ceton represting the owners agreed
to give Negroes a cnance to get mis
valuable land upon the easy payment
Q. ........ nrAVA not f WAflr tha
town or watoga was laid on me
10.000 acres were laid off In ten
acre farms and the Watoga Land
Association offered Negroes this val
uable land with a lot In the propos
ed town. - -
The promise that Negroes would
buy farm land is being kept. To
date more than 200 West Virginians
have purchased from ten acres to
100 acres and nearly 100 are clean-
ing up and cultivating their tracts.
This is the first opportunity Ne
groes in large numbers have had
In West Virginia to purchase de-
sirable farm land in either small or
large quantities upon the easy pay
ment plan-and when all of -this
acreage is sold they hay never have
such an opportunity again. This land
is the best farming and grazing
section of the State a railroad
runs through the entire length of
it with a regular stop at Watoga
it is touched by an important State
road which will be hard surfaced
at an early date it is near to sev
eral large and small cities and
town and within six hours ride to
three of the larger cities of the
State it Is within 20 miles of the
great White Sulphur Springs re
sort and there is a ready and con-
venient market for all of the pro
duce the farmers have to sell.
The ownership of a farm however
small makes a more desirable and
dependable citizen gives him more
Independence and self reliance
makes him better able to live com-
fortably through business depression
and to face old age with serenity.
Where farming communities have
good schools and churches and are
convenient to towns and cities they
are the ideal places to rear strong
healthy clear children who will be-
come producers as well as consum-
ers. The Watoga Lund Association of-
fers Negroes the one big chance to
get some of the earth upon which
to produce some of their food in
the greatest best and fairest State
in the United States.
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a famous Illinois Watch or a beautiful
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Sat'irday evening June T the Kew
Orleans descent Stars n-llt make their
f)rt appearance on the local base
b il lot in a seven grme series with
the Dallas Black Giants Saturday
Sunday Monday. Tuesday and Wed-
nesday with double-headers . Sunday
aud Monday. ....
In the coming- of the New Orleans
oluo Dallas fans will be given the
treat of seeing in action some of the
best base ball playing material In the
business. They are srong and ag-
gress ve and knows base ball from
"A to Z"
Some of the great stars of the south
will make up the personnel of this
base ball organization.
NEW UMPIRE MAKE GOOD.
Fred Lucian an old New Orleans
boy and a famous base boll player
Is nov an arbltrater In the Texas
Mr. Lucian made his debut In Dal-
las as an Umpire Sunday and made a
Tcrv favorable impression.
- Albert Sweet the former Indicator
umpired on the bases Sundny as a
younr umpire Mr. Sw'..t in to be
commended as this Is the bH'trest job
In bane ball.
ment of Negroes.
West Virginia . has never passed
any legislation providing for separ-
ate cara nor .restricting the ballot
and Negroes vote in all elections
without lot or hindrance. They hold
27 appointive positions under the
State Government drawing salaries
aggregating more than $45000.00
per year; they hold 14 elective po-
sitions in the counties and magis-
terial districts Including two mem-
gers of the House of Delegates; 14
salaried and per diem appointive of-
fices In the counties; 8 elective of-
fices in cities and towns; 22 ap-
pointive offices in cities and towns.
Nine Negroes occupy place on Party
committees to which they were elect-
ed by their Party associates and
three were elected to a Party Na-
tional Convention In 1923 two in
the State at large one from the
Drastic laws been enacted against
lynching and against the showing of
pictures or plays in the theatres of
the State which harmfully reflect
upon any race (such as the "Birth
cf a Nation") or tend to create race
jejudice or hatred. No such pic-
ture has been shown or lynching
committed or attempted since the
passage of these splendid laws.
The legislatures responsive to
the will of the people of this great
State have not merely provided
schools eleemosinary institutions and
agencies to work for "e advance
ment of :he Colored pe;le but they
make lP 'jral appropriations for !ip-
prrt and maintenance and the mem-
ber of either legislative bodi who
offers discriminatory bills Is frown
ed upon by his associates and- it
has been many years sh.ee a speech
has been made in the West Virgina
Legislature attacking Negroes.
The relatlgns between the races
have always been of the most
cordial nature there has never been
niK COLOItKD FUNERAL l)IRKi.'T-
OR. HELD OI'ENINU SESSION AT
FT. WORTH JUN E Jtli AT THK
.MASONIC TEMPLE. .
members and friends were present.
Mrs. C. E. Thomas. Mrs. Grant Mrs.
Freeman and Mr Duncan were pre-
siding officers of the fraternity who
were very active in bringing about
harmony in the ranks of the Order
and the success of the annual meet.
A great- time at St. James A. M. B.
Temple Sunday night do not fall to
be present at the beautiful service and
I'tlH. COM IV NY
When In Corslcana atop at BAVOT
CAFE for best meals 122 B. Fifth
avenue. W. C BBBCB Prop.
DR. GEO. M. MTTNCHCS . .
MEDICINE fend SURGERY
Office 12th and Calhoaa Streets
Fort Worth Trxm.
Welcome address by Dr. R. A. Ran-
som. Song by Mt. Giliad choir Remarks
by j. Ij. Estell F. D. Waco; Song by
Mt.. Pisgah Choir Remarks by Mr.
Jones of Waco; Song by Allen Chapel
Choir Vocal Solo Mrs. B. Scott;
Instrumental Solo Little Miss Hous-
ton Remarks by N. S. Everett Sher-
man; C. Morrow Ft. Worth; H. A.
Davis Ft. Worth; H. B. Hardee Ft.
Worth; and Rev. Robinson Ft.
Worth. After the meetfng and election
of officers a mid-night supper was
served the undertakers with Mrs. H
A. Davis and Mrs. Eugene Johnnon as
hostess. The boys stayed until day
light when Davis and Hardee sang
Lets fio Home."
We attended the lectures at the
Chamber of Commerce with about 75
Colored Undertakers. After the lec-
ture a luncheon was served at the
residence of Mrs. Johnson on (New
York Ave; a trip to the lake. Wednes-
day nigM the boys was served with
a Banquet at the Chamber of Com-
merce. Music by Single Smith's Jazz
Hounds. Committee: H. A. Davis H
B. Hardee J. C. Kennard. C Morrow.
T. 0. Butler Master of Ccrenontes.
W. B. McMillan M. D. .
Phones: Office H. 7266; .
Res. H. 4368.-
1 G. Plnkston M. .
Phone H. 7266
Physicians airf Surgeons
at McMillan sanitarium
Cor. Hall and State Sts.
I. w. OV A. HOLDS ANirVAL R
VICE IN NEW ST. JAMES TEMPLE.
(Bv A. N. P.)
DltS. TORTER & rORTJSR
Physician ana burgeons
QnoMni attention elven to disease
of womer and children and venerea?
J to 11 a. m. z lo 4 p. hi.
7 to 9 V- m.
Phona X 6805 418 1-3 KUn W
k E L HOLLAND. M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Office 1800 Jackson Street
Res. 291 Thomas Ave
Office Phors V-6144 .
Res. Phone H. 1724
8:SA to 10:30 a. m.
3:00 to S p. m. Dallas Texap
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A. S WELLS
Attorney and Councellor at Law
206 Pythian Temple
Dr. B. T. HHuHtom Physician and
Surgeon. Room 215 Pythian Temple;
rwrfdence 8308 Tnomaj Ave. Phone;:
Office Y 6844; residence H. 4027!
Offlca hoara: i a. m. to 11 m. to
Lodge and Palaces of the Loyal . - (.n n iwiu K. raj
Kriends of America held Annual 8 P. 7 to 8.10 P- m. uauag. was
Thanksgiving ervlces Sunday after-
noon In Bt. James Temple.
Song and prayer were Invoked by
Iho Bishop. Introductory of the Mas-
ter of ceremonies. Comrade O. T.
Smith. Soi'g "A Charge to Keep I
Have." and scripture reading: ln.
17 chapter was read. Sermon waa de-
livered by Dr. C. W. Ablngton the
A large and enthusiastic ciowd of
Dr. Lyle Veterlc ry 3urgeen
animals of all Mod. Office at Pea-
plea Undertaking Company 210 N
Pearl street Hours froir " a. m.
te 8 p m. X 126 residence SV28
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