The Gazette and Land Bulletin. (Waycross and Brunswick, Ga. and Tampa, Fla.), Vol. 3, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 27, 1900 Page: 2 of 4
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Lai d. Bulletin.
Published Every Saturday by the
GAZETTE PUBLISHING CO.,
Entered at Post Office- at Way-
cross, Ga. as second class matter
One year - &1.00
Six months 60
Three months 40
The Negro will not always be
down because he is black nor will
the White man always stay up be
cause he is white. A man rises or
falls according to.his intelligence re
gardless of color.
Keep on good terms with
The Govenor of Mississippi in
the very strong and commenda-
ble stand which he has taken
against lynching in the state,
shows real tangible signs of ad-
vancing in civilization, which is
very gratifying to the public
May the good Lord, who is in-
deed, "Slow to anger ant
plenteous in Mercy," multiply his
kind and prosper his way.
HON. H. A< Rucker easily ranks
among the foremost of the race
in Georgia in all that goes to
make up an efficcient officer o
the government and a trusted
leader of th£ people. The race
should sustain such men with
The Republican forces are
organizing their forces, and will soon I Georgian.
hrow out their skirmish lines to be- wIsh y°u ?uccess in the cause C- od
Senator Morgan might
they would | wife, your
The pall bearers at that funeral | stomach
were something better than
white men—they were men."
And there aie some -white men
in this town too, who could profit
3V this lesson if tbey would.
Why dowri"here in this neck of
Georgia, if you merely talk of
electing an alderman the little] Loyalty to the race and to the
pop gun papers proceed to read principles of the Republican party;
th«r race a letter under scare head founded on a clean record for honesty
les. How different. Yet h cer- morality, intergritv and ability must
.ain class of Negroes are largely be the standard of our future leaders,
responsible for the condition of It you dont fill the bill, then stand
bright and crisp little paper and is
gotten up in a very creditable maner
and is published in the interest o.
j the church whose name its bearsf
Jt is of interest to note that the edi>
now | itor, Rev. W. B. Hankerson is a
Go ahead brother; We
gin the campaign.
and the right.
Passing of The Coon And
The Religions World.
God's Aid in War.
and the South
of pe £
Be ft hereby known »h u Mr T r
erts is no more connected with Theft
in any capacity ue tendered his r
tidn and it has been accepted. cS'=B»-l
War has always been a, source
plexitv to m_\ny men of
religious nature- Aside from its unspeak-
able horrors, the perplexing picture is
constantly presented ot two contending
aside. Brothern, pass this along.
No people ever rise to a high-
er standard in the scale of civili-
zation than their leaders- there-
fore, in keeping with the law of
progressiveness, all intelligent
people place in front to lead, the
most able, worthy, and in short
the best men and women, in
every sense of the word- And
this one very important lesson
that the Negro race must learn
and rigidly apply, before they
can attain to, and retain their
place among other races; which
will command them respect, and
make it a power for good in the
affairs of men. We are encour-
aged to believe and hope, that
the light of this monumental
truth is beginning to dawn upon
their benighted minds and un-
derstanding. Here and there
over the country
The Republicans of Georgia seem j ancj artisti
to think that this is a ideal republi-
can weather, and the average politi-
cian is sowing seed bountifully in
the fertile political soil. But what
will the harvest be?
and obscenity. The "Two step"'
Maj. R. R. Wright is in tfce fteld I and similar dances belong in this
for election from the state at large to cl *.ss. Knowing this any person,
the Nationa Convention. We dont re- lac*y or gentleman, who has true re
... _ c spect for themselves and are possess
this part ofthe|e^ofgoodhiannerswillrefra!^ frQm
all such The thing is run in the
The January number ot Comfort
says th-it the day of "Coon Songs'
Negro "Cake Walk and the ^ Rag j forces each believing iu the justice of its
Tag Time song and dance is fast ovvn cause, and cach supplicating tne same
drawing to a close, and that we are I Divine ^ower for victory. Perhaps this is
comng to a line ot more dignified disadvantage of a monotheistic concep-
music. May the LordI llo|Deit for tte Gre,ts aad Roman,
grant It so, especially or. account of ^ potythoisH were not troubled by such
a large class of our young girls and les; and for them martial triumph
women ot the race; who debase „ ,A. _ , *\.
themselves and the race, who indulge meant the favor °f £? m°re P°werf"1 f?*1
publicly and for past time; in tho-;e toward victors. The presen con ic m
songs and dance which are nothing South Africa is arousing the o iscussion
shorter than the grossest vulgarity [ this Pr°blem, for Boer and Briton are
each appealing to the same God. The
London Spectator, admitting that the prob-
lem is probably insoluble, tries neverthelesg
Icall a single man in
state who is better qualified
ground it is degrading Stop it.
Sen. Morgan in his Dotage.
the services of Prof. W. Halwick
Davis, of Florida, late of Athens,
have been secured as an addition to
the editorial staff of the gazette
Senator Morgan of Alabama dur- prof. Davis is a race man and versa-»
ing his long period of service in Con- tile writer. He is well known in the
gress, has demonstrated his ability state having been connected with the
as being one of the ablest statesmen first N.eSr° paper published in Geor-
, ~ n /- gia, viz: Athens Blade, later on editor
from the South; but in his effort for 0f \yeekly Record; his ability as a
re-election to the U. S. Senate from j newspaper man is unquestioned.
his state, plainly shows that notwith-
we find noble I standing his advantages of associa- i senator McEnery of Louisiana
Let every loyal Republican ox
Georgia hold yp the hands of Hon.
J, W. Lyons, and see to it that he is
elected from the state at large to the
National Convention, and to his
present place on the National com-
mittie, Mr. Loyans by reason of his
energy, adility and fidelity to the
trust reposed in him, deserves all
their honors and more.
The Gazette is pleased to note
the estimate placed on its editoral by
some of our ablest and most esteem
ed contemporaries. Sizing up a re-
cent editorial of ours on the traitors
of the race. The Union examined its
logic and say s it " Reads like gospel;'
The Leader after carefully weighing
its import, says it is of pile-driving
weight. Thank you gentleman, and
we beg to say, that we shall continue
to hammer .away at existing evils
whicn so much afflect our people
with fact of logic and truth of pond-
hearted, true men and women,
whose entire being and every ac
tion are animated and actuated
by the Finest principle and no-
blest purpose, and which is back
ed up by a character without a
to find a partial solution by means of^an
illustration drawn from the American v^ivil
War. It says:
"There are p'enty of things which are
inscrutable in the governance of the world,
but we should not therefore try to tnrn
away from them or bury them out of sight-
We mav have to go forward with the work
of the world and leave them unsolved, but
we do not make them less mysterious o«-
awe-inspiring by pretending that they do
"not exist. Mr. Lincoln during the Ameri-
can Civil War faced the matter we are
now dealing with, and laced it with his
usual clearness of vision and detachment of
uiind. He did not solve the problem of
course, but at least lie left it not a cold,
hard paraaox, a thing for mockery or
Sneers, but what it is—a matter which it
too hard for man is not too hard for God.
It is in the second inaugural that the pass
found. In that
tion with real statemen and patriots I demonstrating in the Senate this week
he is yet a narrow guaged politician with all his power, that he is of the
of the true southern stamp. Having same caliber of the average southern I age we refer to is to be ^
no Hrange argument to offer his con I Pol,tlclan who unlortunately finds his | astonishing piece of reasoned poetry, whe,
stituency, he appeals to their preju- | c]ajm j-0 public notice is his ability to I the "reatness of Lincoln's own nature, made
way to Congress, and that his chief the greatness of the occasion coupled with
l~ claim to public notice is his ability to the ~reatness of Lincoln's own nature, made
dices by holding up to them the Ne make a speech against the poor negro thc President speak like a prophet new in-
That old Sambo who is at home working for and sus
blemish and an unfaltering cour-1 ^f^hasTbout worn out Sen- | tainghim and his people in thesouth.
age, with loyalty and devotion
Such people are a tower of
strength for any race, and are
the hope of ours. For without
these elements there is no base
for pure Christianity, no resourc-
es for logic, no character for
leadership, no hope for the race.
But there is a better day coming
and it is the sacred duty of ever
ator and you can't win much with
spired.lie puts belore us the exact difficulty.
Both sides in the war, he told his country,
men, .read t.he same Bible, and pray to the
same God; and each invoke his aid against
the other. It may seem strange that any
men should dare to ask a just God's assis.
one trouble with us as a race, we
havent .enough " get— up and—get
about us. " We are too easly satisfied
and are not very auxious to get far
away from the old land-mark. We
need good stores and business
houses, of every description —we
must get money.
Our trusty political blade has
been sheathed for some time, but
we have had an eagle's eye on the
field all the while. Now the call to
arms is being sounded and we pur-
pose to unsheathe our weapon in the
common cause of our people and the
principles of the Republican party.
We shall unflinchingly defend thet
principle of right as we understand f
and no foe shall be spared.
one who pretends to lead or di- an(j should you come down in the
rect the race at all, to do all in heart of the south and make such
his Or her power to hasten that rash speeches against the Negro it
day, by precept and example. occurs to us that you would be in
The time has been when the mass danger of bodily harm. As a proof
of our people ignorantly or too un- Qf this, we refer you to what happen-
willingly entrust their welfare in the ed recently to a white man in north
hands of those who woiild sell them Georgia who was taking the Negroes
for a price, and even now they are out of that section. Why Judge
too careless in this respect. But Lynch was close on his heels and
thanks to4he Creator of an enlight- and the judge is a white man, as you
that now. Your people are really be- liberal minded, patriotic, and
coming too intelligent down here; liberty-loving people all over the
and so is the colored man, and if country, will note with much pride, I tance in wringing their bread from the
\ o J would sue :eed now you must noble defense of the franchise sweat of other men.s faces; but let us judge
quit your floggyism and appeal to all the people ,hat is beine. mad J -ot, that we be not judged. The prayers
their intelligence on living issues and in theSerate this week by S. M. ofb°lh ™°Wb°°' lw"a fullv Tte
not to their prejudices against the pr;tcharJ of North Carolina. The Almighty has Hia own purposes. "Woe
Negro. They think more of old "Tar Heel" slate Would disgrace unto the world because of offenses! for it
Negro than you seem to be aware of herself by disfranchising. a iarge per I must needs be that offenses come: but woe
One of oar esteemed co„te„,„„rari I
AJanta, Ga., m its summary t,f n 1,1
pers published by strong Afro-Ar "
men credits Mr. H. Hagler as pS*|
of The Gazette, which statement v.
The Gazette 1, now and aiwaj
thoughtful and j"has been published by Re%\ ,j \j • '
cent of her citizens; but the good
Senator comes to the rescue.
A NEW BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
FOR THE CITY-
Our enterprising Young towns-
man, Mr. G. H. Bowen has gone in
to the real estate business on a large
ened mind and an awakened judge- J know, and with the aid and the pro- scale, and has a number of choice
to that man by whom the offen *e Cometh
Those words might with only a little change
be said to-day, and said without offense by
either side, as might also the passage
which begins -.-Fondly do we hope, fer-
vently do *»e pray—that this scourge of
war may speedily pass away," and ends
with the declaration that whether the wai
be long or short, we can only say: "The
judgments of the Lord are pure and right-
eous although.'' The last period must be
quoted verbatim, a passage both for thought
and language as noble as any in our lan-
guage; ''With malice toward none; with
ment, that the day is rapidly passing tection of the law, he barely eecaped city l°ts f°r sale at moderate prices charity for all; with firmness in the right,
by. Among the new generation
there are those who bring new life
new hope, better judgement and hon-
esty of purpose to the race- Their
purpose is to succeed because they
with his life. Kindly now, Senator,
we think you are in your dotage
and have outlived your day of use-
fulness. Why not take a rest.
and upon easy terms. He also has
a two story house with nice lot for
sale. Besides this he will rent houses
and collect rents. If you wish to
buy, sell or exchange real estate;
rent a house or have one to rent in
Race leaders every where, shoulc
gird on their armor and go forth to
glorious war, in the cause of God
right, and their native land! No
quarters should be given to race
traitors or deserters; whether from
the rank or the officers in command.
deserve to succeed; and their labors 1 Bryan is srill hunting for a. .
for and in behalf of the race will be j0b at the White Honse. Those the C1ty of W aycross, it will be to
in accordance with this principle. Nebraska boys from the Platte your interest to call on or address
The time-serving cheap-John no ac- | are famous talkers and hustlers. | him first, His unquestioned integrity
count bargain-counter Negro will be
relegated to the rear; his carreer will I Prof. B. T. WASHINGTON or- I iness world, is a sufficient guarantee
be consigned to oblivion and his ganized an insurance Company that any business entrusted to his
voice shall no more be heard in high in Chicago last week and Mr. G. j care, will be honestly attended to.
laCes H . Bowen has established a big
Morality, manhood, loyalty to the ^Gazette h^its e°ye I A 6reate Churchman And Race Lover
race, love of truth, nobleness of pur- on both and concludes that the j Departs This Life.
pose, and qualifications are thf prime Negro is progressing north and
factor with which a man must be I south.
possessed in future, if he hopes to
stand for the people. We warn our
people to make this the required
standard, and to put aside all of I
those who do not measure up to it;
because all others retard very ma-
terially. the progress of the race.
as God gives us to see the right, let us
strive 011 to fiuish the work we arr in; to
bind up the natiou's wounds, to care for
him who shall have borne the battle, and
for his widow, and his orphan—to do all
which may acheive and cherish a just and
lasting peace among ourselves, and with
all nations." Here it seerai to us in the
lesson needed for the present war We
must not cherish the feeling that we do
. not care whatthe merits in the case are,
ana well known standing in the bus- | or speak as if the justice or want of justice
did not matter. It does matter, and must
matter. On the other band, those wlio be-
lieve that the war is a just one need not
and ought not to worry themselves, not
because they have doubts as to orr cause
befog good, but because the Boers so
sincerely their cause good, and b^9ause
both views can not be right. Tha is no
concern of ours. As Linco'n says; 'With
firmnness in the right, as God gives us to
, see the right, let us strive on to finish the
We are aggrieved with sorrow.to announce work.' If we are to think, not of our own
the death of J. W, Wootten, who were standard and sense of right or wrong, but
arrested here at Wayeross during the are to be constautlv looking round to see
summer of i899 lor a crime, committed whether Somebody else has not got a diff-
at Palatka Fla.iu i898. He lived the life oi I ereDt °r a be"-er °ne' whl.ch.?<>^* with,
Another occurrence taken
place in Jackson, Miss., just a few
days ago, a recital of which v/e
know must very keenly humiliate
the false *arristocratic pride of
some of our nearby neighbors. It
was this. The city of Jackson
had k Negro Alderman. (Hor-
rors, yet it was true* and he died
and at h]s funeral the white May-
or and white alderman aet*d as
pall bearers. Commenting g on
this tr>cedent, The Public says,:
"The incident carries a lesson in
democracy by which men like
, 1 111 VIV.V1 gia iu Jiiiitiigiabtvu t
Every Republican voter in Ware | make this look reasonable.
County and the state of Georgia,
should see to it at once, that his tax- i The Democrats of Kentucky are
es are pa d and his name duly regis- | still doing their best to steal the state
tered, in order that he may be fully
qualified to vote in this county.
Hon. Judson W. Lyons,the lawyer
state-m«in and national representative I We are indebted to Messrs C. B
of the Republican party and of the ! Cottrell, Sons and Co., New York
The Bee says to solve the race
problem, the Negro must scatter
himself over the country; where . — * ^ .a, .u .0,0. uvea me me ot 1 or even cancels ours we shall simply par-
he IS SO densely populated move a true disciple of Christ. In 1898. a most, alyze our hearts consciences. It is not
out and go to sections of the inhumaue crime tried to be committed to Le*pected of ua that we should do more than
country where he will have more a Negro, at Palatka jail house, and he honestly seems^to us right It is far
* . - * . 1 . j , . , ^ ted than to do nothing, because there may be
appreciated. K-ecent happenings j to great hindrances, and were successful anolher view of what is truth ann justice,
in Georgia to immigration agents I he was put in jail, coming out on bonds The Almighty has His own purposes
he migrated here at Waycross, here he We can °ply strive to do our doty confi-
was captured and carried back to Palatka ^e,nt ^at do that all must fall right'
, . . . , , . , . . ** whether the issue is or is not the one wp
pu m cus ody, but his freedom was desire. But a part and no small part, of
restored and he lived one month afterward our duty in moments of peril and danger is
to stand by our own country. Ws do not
for a moment wish to indorse the mig-
Tattlpr'c Ti.rp I cbievous sentiment, "My country right or
wrong." If a man sincerely believes that
Take one pound of root called ''Think | his country is playing ab evil part he can
The Zion Baptist Church of Greensviile
Ga., holds its regular meetings every :a(j
Sunday. Communion at 3 p m. Sisters'
prayer meeting every Tuesday nigh.
Preaching every Thursday night. Victor,
Rev. M. Devard, Pastor
First A. B. Church. Waycross, Ga. Sei>|
ices every Sabbath, prayer meeting everrl
Monday evening at 4 p. m—Tnesdwl
nights, Brothers' prayer meeting. Preach
ing Thursday nights. 1st. Sunday paJ
toral day and Communion. Proachm
every Snnde^—Snnday School every Sua.
day morning at 9 a. m. Visitors alwarj
L. L. Roberts Supt, S. S.
S. Beaufort, Pastor
King Solomon M. E, Church Preaching
every Sunday at 11 ». m. and at T :30 pm
Junior Epwortli League at 9; 30 a m and
Sunday School at 3 p. m. Class meetine
every Tuesday evening at 7;H0 and prayer
meeting on Thursday evenings. The pub
lie is cordially inyited to attend all tb
S ervices. W- A. Holmes Pastor.
Bowen S. S. Snpt
St. Jonn Baptist Church—Preachy
First Second and Third Sunday in each
'^onthat a 11:00 A. M., 3:00 and 8:00 P.S
ayt School at 6:30 A, M. Covenat
Meeting 4th Sunday in each month.
Rev. "W. . Johnson pastor,
(jr, W Manley Sunday School Sup
Gaines Chapel A M. E. Church, Rruns-
Wick Avenue—Preaching every Sunday a
11 a. m., 3 and 8 p. m- Class meetin
every Tuesday night at 8 o'clock—Sunday
School at 9:**0, a. m. Communion every
Ffrst Sunday. Visitors always welcome
Rev. R. H. Singleton, Pastor.
WolfChapel, A. M- E. Cnurch- Preach-
ing every Suuday at.. 11 a m. s nd p. m
avd 7:30, d. m. Class Meeting every
Tuesday night. Sunday-School at 9:3
a. m. C >m n iui>a evai-y First S1 ill?
Rev J. W. Maxwel.
aul Missionary Baptist church. Way I
cross, (New Town) service as follow:]
Preaching every Sunday night, 7:3o p. raj
TSabbath school every Sunday at 9 a. nil
ehursday nights preaching. Communion
every other second Sunday. Pastoral day
Svery second Sunday. Conference every
Saturday night before the setoncl S'unlay |
Rev, W. J. Kinney, Pastor, Isiah Moore
S. S Superintendent
Sf Peter Baptist Church Way
cross Ga- Reidvilia- Services as iol-
low sisters prayer meeting Tuesday
nights at 7 30 p. m. Preaching
every Thursday nights at 8 p. m.
Sunday School every Sunday
morning at 9 a- nv Third Sunday
is regular Pastoral Day Conrnunion
Frieudsarc cordially invited Rev
S. M- Jacksou pastor
Wolf Chaple A. M. E.
Pastoral Days every 1st. and 2nd]
Snnday at 11 a.m. and at 3p nv
and at 7 30 p. m. class meeting
every Tuesday night prayer
meeting every Thursday night
Sabbath School every Sunday
morning at 9 30 oclock commur-
ion everv 1st. Sunday at o p, m.
everybody is welcome Rev. DS.
Among its new exchanges The
Gazette is pleased to acknowledge
the receipt of The Poulan Herald.
federal government: the true the peer
less, the friend to his race. YVe are
quite sure the party in Georgia could
do them-jelves 110 greater credit than
to unanimously re-elect him to
National Committie and delegate
from the state large.
Live peacably with all men.
for a copy of their beautilul Decern •
ber edition of'"Munsey."- It is filled
with beautiful illustrations and ch« ice
reading matter; and in fact, Munsey
is one ol the finest Magizines on the
We take pleasure in placing on
our exchange list this w;eek the
"Bethel a. M. E. church Bulletin''
published a* Sacremento, Cal, it is a
Twice,1 one pound of "Speak' one weed,' I nol. course give her help with a whole
a sufficient qunntitv of "Fluid Extract of heart the men who have not
Discretion,'1 and a sprig of ;'L^t alone arrived at any such conclusion, or who do
other people's business " Steep the whole n°t pr°fess to have mastered the merits o.
in a pot of modesty and it is retdy fo : upe. the tlua"'el. the duty ot patriotism is clear
Dose: One teaspoonful just before is not for nothing that men are bound
speaking of your neihebor. It can be used to each by the ties of patriotism,
by !a,dies in any condition of health without They can not break away from the duty
the slightest injury It would be a good nat>0nal cohesion lightly or capriciously
idea to sprinkle your handkerchief and Till the country is eommitted to the ar-
put a lew drops on your conscience before bitrament of war a man may lake sides
visiting your neighbor. It works like a aSa'nst the Government, that is, that which
charm and can be had at Old Peace maker represents his country, and has a right to
or at Madame soft speeches. If you are in its name. When howevor, war
a down right liar take a dose of arsenic. has once begun, a man must indeed be
E. C. Jones, Clear and confident in the wickedness of
^ j. Powell. his country's action if he can abandon the
Cairo, Ga, ■ I fulfilment of the duty of patriotism.
The Laboring Man's Hone
is a large and
Under the proprietorship of
\AI. B. B R O VA/N
There is a restaurant on the premises I
meals are served on the European plan-
address is 238 Bryant street, be sure not
miss this number for you will mi.ss this nu
ber for you will miss a good thing, a' - ^
know a good thing is to see it. vJB
the large amount of patronage Mr.
has found it necessary to procure a c°"l!'^ :
ious dweding as a lodging house. .
partnership with Mr. Smith and this a * j
tional business is known as
BROWN & SMITH LODGING
located at 20 Teffersou street. Sav
and Whiskey ^
cured at home *' - I
3JaLs uinrtLLEi ®S?
m DR. b. m. w00tley> j
Office, 104 North ro0'
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