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Broad Ax, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1900, Chicago, Illinois HEW TO THE VOL. V FEBRUARY 100O. 18. CUR Kor J. of For of New OUR Equal and exact justice to woman and to Down with unlawful mob and lynch Secret alliances with foreign America for the Cuba for the Cubans and 'the pine Islands for the THE POLITICAL PARTIES AND THE We do not propose before passing on to the presidential of 1852, to elaborate very extensively upon the black laws which were enacted by the But it is ficient to assert that no state or states surpassed Illinois and In that in 1850 or shortly after the enactment of the fugitive slave law by the Whig the legislature of the later formulated a new state and Its 13th article forbid Negroes from coming Into the state and white men from encouraging them to Those two propositions were sub- mitted to the people to act upon and it seems almost impossible to realize that they were ratified by nearly ninety thousand Ten years bedore Indiana adopted her new Mr. the Whig for governor of that made himself very popular by proving that Martin Van Buren had favored Negro suffrage in New Congressmen Richard W. Lane and lace and the other Whigs throughout the west gladly followed the leadership of Daniel Webster and Henry and they approved of the fugitive slave law without changing the dotting an i or the crossing of a Daniel the oracle of the Whig continued to show his for the free soil Democrats and while he was engaged in ridiculing them and the higher the free soil Democrats of Massachusetts in electing the illustrious Sumner to the United States and after assuming his duties in that Mr. Sumner moved the repeal of the Fugitive Slave which was instrumental in a long and an angry only ten senators voted for the repeal of the compromise measure and the Fugitive Slave but it showed how signally the attempt to suppress the ery agitation had Upon the adjournment of Congress in 1851, the time had arrived for the leaders of both parties to prepare for the presidential of 1852. Franklin Lewis James Stephen A. Douglas and Marcy of New Yory were the ing candidates before the Democratic National which bled June the 1852, and on the forty-ninth ballot the first named gentleman received the The fifth clause in the Platform ted by the convention pledged the party to resist all attempts at in Congress or out of the tation of the Slavery under whatever shape of The Whig National Convention Daniel Webster and convened June the 16th. general Millard were conspicuous ted on the fifty-ninth The which was written by Daniel ster expressed ae reliance the Whigs of the American Sad the eighth lution declared their in the compromise Acts of 1S50, a final in principle and sub- stance of the subjects to which they and tt deprecated further agitation of the question thus as dangerous to our and it pledged the party all efforts to continue or renew such however roughly speaking there was scarcely any difference between the which were adopted by the two national August the the Free Soi National convention met in Henry Wilson was selected as dent of convention and the platform adopted was that of 1848 H set forth the fact tiie Free 4PFRS Democratic party was not organized to the Democratic party nor the Whig but to defeat both of the purpose cf the Kree Democratic party is to take possession of the Federal and ad- minister it for the better protection 01 the rights and interests cf the On this platform John P. Ha of New who be- longed to the old school of was nominated for the The real and the most the President al campaign of 185L' was in the ranks ol the Kree John P. was a less and he stood up as one man against fearful odds which was and arrayed against Tins name of John P. Halo be and honored by all lovers of for he was the lust or the third Democrat to run for President ou the anti-slavery or Free Soil Ticket or platform we have stated before other two were James G. and Ex-President Van Those three Beacon Lights of Democracy made personal and cal sacrifices in order to lead their on to grander heights so that they could grasp and comprehend tlie real and the true meaning of the 1 Declaration of but as umial ethers have been riven credit for the anti-slavery Those who cooly stood by and watched tbo signs of times have had the wreath of glory placed upon their brows but never fought a. battle nor suffered personal nor political like unto those endured by James G. Ex-President Van and John P. Be he wouldst have given Jacob haughty Thou hadst make me David's I wouldst not harve slain one so Then said the angry is Absalom 8. a large oak Hearing the birds singing Israel's re- Them Jacob three and my And F wilt slay the rebel truly fleet as Sol's bright ray ran oob thut 9. Absalom swinging there still Now a shriek as if to Whose in the distance heaven nnd soothing Take pity on David's let his career not be Tis the soldier of the kinc There no quorum the Phyllis Wheatly Club last no meeting was held Justice John Kitzgerald hss a his manly in a bran new vest of com- bination which is very at- tractive and pleasing to the Mrs. Liza Han of 4764 Armour has been confined her through illness but her many friends hono to see her out complete y restored to Prof. Salter addressed thn ciety for Steinway 17 Van Sunday morning on the or Whither Are We Assistant Attorney of is a ert anj is ready to took after the people's Mr. Donohoe is way up in the law and some day he will be Chicago's City Feb. 25, Hon. Clarence S. lectured at Handel 40 E. Randolph St. on by In- ation tor so royally entertaining the guests of the and each one ABSALOM'S The golden sun raged the whole day Then sinking from sight as the Till from the Heaven Car But still a mighty army But still a mighty country For the right and for the From the weak and from the For God and 2. One sice beheld a royal youth Descendant of the Trusting His brown locks of only O'er his shoulders could be His eyes of richest brown Was steadfastly fixed on the In the distant David's army stood The youth's army spattered with 3. Another side beheld a rude Captain Who the king's shekles he had tried to Every day his heart beat high mutiny and hate Endeavor to make the innocent Now his Majesty made him lord Of Abraham and Israel Anil told him to look out for Prince Warrior and heir to the throne cf 4. Tlw prince turned his soldiers to rude Joab fiercly drew the sword that His army cut through river's While Israel drank The blood of twenty-five thousand and Near gushing Gordon's The throne of the Jew For the love of 5. the prince com- allow their prince So mounting an ass Under a great oak he did For the first time and for the Over the wood he passed oaken bough And the rebellious prince was 6. Young Jacob in his chariot of brass the rebels and being last To see Absalom swinging there But who he see the rude captain Passing by to his private The sword tinder his cloak dancing His mind on the bottle 7. have seen Jacob replied didst thon not slaughter Joab M. F. The Thomas Jefferson of the ratic party of the The veteran who has shed more luster and upon the legal profession than any other single individual in the United 10. Down with rebel the Thou shall be struck Then throwing the darts light cut Absalom to the Then mid yell and They killed David's gave the government back t'i the The above was written by Fenton a young Afro-American age 11 cf 4S47 Armour THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL Feb. 22d., at a meeting of the National Committee held in D. it was decided to hold the National Convention of 1SOO, 4th, at Kansas Mo. There was quite a spirited contest between Milwaukee and Kansas Ma. but the latter city to the cation of all walked away with the This is more pleasing to us for we were opposed to Milwaukee from the start and we were glad to see and the other would-be of Milwaukee get it in the They can now return to their sleepy town and mediate on the might A. the popular West Side Was requested his name to be placed on the Broad Ax mailing and he sent the money in order to help oil the Justice bath is. the financial secretary of the Cook county Democratic and he discharges his duties ift that tion to the satisfaction of Mr legal training well fits him to handle such and important Alderman Martin has got a scrap on his hands with his son-in-law or J. tn and the scrap may be hard and pretty But it is our opinion Alderman Martin will come out on Alderman John of the 28th has about concluded that he does uot desire to serve another term in the city and if he adheres to this he will bo greatly missed by his after the swearing in of the new Col. Superintendant of tha Sewer is one of the est worked offices in the city But notwithstanding his exacting always recognizes his The colonel reflects credit upon Mayor rison's Henry who is known far and near by all the and un- washed hosts of has num friends who would like to see him selected as a delegate to the Dem National or his name adorn the county The fifth annual Douglas day exer cises were held by the Douglas League at their club 5058 Dearborn st Wednesday Feb. 21st In ad to the smoker and elegant re which were ex tended and appropriate remarks were made by CoL B. F. Judge W. H. A. S. Lang Richard W. Rev. P. A. bert B. and several President J. B. Secretary W. H. deserve the highest present will certainly long remember tho fifth annual exercise of the las Mr. Zola C. Manager of the Cold Blast Feather has been elected President of the Furniture Manufacturers' Association of anil the association should ly honored in having such a capable business man as Mr. Green to pilot its Some few citizens residing in the 16th who wear large An- upon their in- to prevent the and reelection of Alderman Stanley H. But the alderman will make a fight his friends believe that he will be The Cook County will visit New during the Graa and while will do a little missionary work for owing to the absence of many of the leaders who will accompany tba State committee will not nwt at Springfield until March the 4th. The was ovi r ly Mrs. M. P. President of the The addresses bv the ladies extremely lull cf Ideas suitable to the and they emphasized the necessity of carrying or Fraternal The Presidents and of the various clubs of the occupied seats on the The Zion church in connection with Rev. P. A. late of New and Bishop W. have for several months liwn negotiating for pun hase of a on near 39th It was their purpose to transform it into an institutional church but it passed into the hands of other parties and it will be used by A. M. K. de- Wednesday Feb. 28th. the Silver Leaf Charity of which Anna Tucker is will give an entertainment at Douglas League Dearborn for the benefit of the Old Folk's Good and good social time Is promised to ill who Refreshments will bo Admission ten and bring your friends assist most worthy The which was held at Bethel church Tuesday night under the auspices of the Women's was largely It was ad- dressed by Mrs the very popular and noted club of this Mrs State Com- mander of the Mrs. President of the Order of Dr. Bell Mrs. ident of the Worthy L. A. State organizer of the N. A. C. and Hon. Frank J. Grand organizer of the United Borman's orchestra furnished excellent The fight between the friends of erman C. J. Boyd and Fredrick A. Hart is becoming very which is ly to be deplored for both gentlemen are capable of representing the ward in the city and neither one has a life mortgage on the ward or on the position which is sought by The ward will be the fl will be here and the city of go will stand for a few years longer if neither one is Alderman Boyd should feel proud of his But at the same time his friends not endeavor to blacken the character of Mr. For his for fairness and honesty Is above A very Instructive meeting of the Mother's Council was held last day afternoon at the home of Mrs. S. J. 4841 Armour The lessons in Hope of the Fireside were continued after which the ing was open to Mrs. Wbster and Cotton made extended remarks on how mothers should In- struct their girls in all matters ing to their future not to let them roam the streets by day or by but they must keep close to their daughter and make constant companions of and wield such a refining influence over them for good that there be no danger of them ever wandering from the path of. Miss Becca Hill favored the ladles with a fine piano which much will peet with Mrs. Hart Feb. 26, at p. m. All ladles interested are cordially The Second Ward Democratic Cluta gave its annual ball at East 22d last Wednesday and it wat well attended and very in every respect iti E. favored us with an in- thus showing his edness The following leaders ot the party In that ward were present and joined in the F. Col. M. C. Hon. Hon. James Hon. P. J. Hon. Jacob W. Dr. M. F. J. E. Emil John J. Samuel M. James P. J. eph James R. Henry T. Matt N. James and WHAT THE LAW Libelous publication about a de- ceased person ia in Bradt vs. Nonpareil company 45 L. R. A 681. to give the mother of the no right of working more than eight hours per day In violation of a statuU are in Beck Co. Mln Ing company 45 L. R. A. 603 to have no right of action on the con- tract or on a quantum Owner of premises dangerous tc trespassers is in Cooper vs. Over- ton 45 L. R. A. 591. to havt no liability for injuries to trespassers even if they are unless are induced to enter the premises by something unusual and placed upon it by the owner or his knowledge anil permitted to re- main A communication made in good faith in the course of his by the ier of a by indorsing on a dis- honored note for collection thai it was a is in Caldwell vs. Story 4T. L. R. A. 135, to bi a privileged communication which doei not create any liability for though it is intimated that the makei may he liable for if lie falsely declares tho note is A statute receiving a barred so as to impair a title to property which lias vested under the statute ol limitations is in McEidowney vs. L. R. A. to be unconstitutional as a deprivation ot property without due process of but it is held otherwise with the re- vival of a cause of action which does not affect any vested right of With this case there is a note ing the other authorities on the tion of vested rights in defense ol statute of WITH THE Destiny clings close to Dr. gentlest affection Ol our T. native soil of hood and J. Sooner or later the world comes round to see truth and do the The clothing of our minds certainly ought to he regarded before that ot our Aristotle well the ture of everything is best seen in Its smallest It is an error common to many to take the character of mankind from the worst and basest among Goodness consists not in the out- ward things we hut in the inward things we To be is the great H. The majority of men confound with the means by which it in their is chief element of We should employ such carefulness in forming our that we should not at any time begin to love the man whom we could ever possibly We shall not love heaven more foi loving earth the needful thing is not that we but that we crate the interests and affections of our Every day Is a little and out whole life is but a day that dare lose a daf are dangerously those that dare misspend Three millions of people are said to be receiving famine relief In and the government will spend In by the end of Head and subscribe for The Broad
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