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Galveston Banner (Newspaper) - January 18, 1930, Galveston, Texas Pace time j we Fly no double Flag Aind trim no sails to catch the passing Breeze 1 the gulps greatest week saturday january 18th, 1930head of Tuskegee at new York meeting Eulogy to the memory John in Johnson my political enemy and personal Friend. F a a a a 1 1 1 a Quot Quot 1t special to the Galveston Banner quo by John w. Mcgaffey. 1 Johnie As he was known to the rank and file of South Texas is dead he fell with his face to the foe. He fought cleanly never hitting below the Belt his belief was his religion. Politics his heritage bequeathed Toa wonderful Quot son by a Noble sire. Johnie Johnson was one of the few negroes who did not mix polities with personalities he could oppose you Qeti an Issue and still be your close personal Friend. It seems Hilt last lit i 3to�d�?~n a a a a Lfeo Street listened to his eloquent denunciation of me and the Side whose a Ause 1 espoused last a May i can hear the that wonderful voice now Cly so in to tetanus lockjaw of the Man with the scythe. I can a a cartoons and the scathing articles i wrote about that Doughty and interesting personality Johnie Johnson who almost alone saved the Day for a political faction Well the Isle of dreams. With the exception of Alex Ross editor of the Banner few know that i waited for Johnie to finish Blessing my soul nightly Andje in him latter on and laugh and talk about what of the weather which was mixed with rain ,., sleet and for the Benefit of tie True blues that came out of love for Christ and loyalty to the cause the pastor Chosu for re his text be thou faithful unto death Rev 2 10. We will leave again on Satur Day. We extend to the Cibit amp try of Galveston and1 of Texas at Large a standing invitation to come up and see us at any time. Ask Quot about it. Rose Quot Baptist Church. We Heg to Ren Iain yours cordially Rev. J. L. Harris pastor of prominent Bapt. Minister visits weekly ministers meeting Rev. Ira of Chicago Iii., brother to Rev. A. D. Hendon Galveston and who is Secretary of the Home Board of the National Baptist convention Uniec spent several Days in was next he would Tell me How he would paint me the following the this wee f As Kun est of night and i would give him a Rouh sketch of his likeness in my hug and conferring with next weeks Issue. J fought against Johnie the politician n0t a Baptist leaders on important Johnson Theta an during the Campaign we had each it Hep a per matters. He night As friends we spoke in the morning As enemies. Real men can to help but Admire men that Are Mene would stick the regular weekly meeting of the City pastors Alliance held Forth on tuesday in weekly session in the West Point Bap t. Church Ori 30th and aver my a Rev. Of Calhoun president presided. Routine business was passed in order. The Vav Meuly Sermon was delivered by Rev. E. R. Nelson of the City. The Sermon was pronounced unanimously As a a very worthy Effort and production indeed. Several visiting ministers were introduced prominent Anions whom were or. . Hendon of Chicago Iii. At close of the session l r. Hendon As Field Seow to. Of the National Baptist Home Board held a special conference with the Baptist ministers o f the Alliance on special denominational matters. Rev. Dorn of Carters Temple on 39th Quot rend i will preach the weekly Sermon next tuesday. Rev. J. A. Cole will deliver a special Solo Rev. A. Jujj. Mathews pastor of Macedonia Bapt. Church will conduct devotionals. Moton supporting Smuts meeting insulted a Hen general Calls negro ass crusader news service new York Jan. 18,. Roberts Russa Moton head of the Tiliske gee Institute failed to see the appropriateness in general Smuts it Marks at town Hall thursday afternoon when after noting the presence in the audience of a group of Riddle class negro leaders the general referred to the negro As a the most patient of All next to the a tors Alliance of. The City Ori. J tuesday at the West Point Bali Church Rev. J. C. Calhoun president of the. Alliance. He left wednesday for St. And other Points West. O just a Little news from Brenham Texas Rev. J. Of Harris has just returned from Brenham where he spends the Sabbath Day every a week. We launched out f of the Shore on the first sunday in Jan to put Over a great program for Christ and the cause. We broke the it silence of it that Day with the opening of sunday school at 9 30 of cd off with supt. J. H. Swain and acis staff of officers at their Post of duty. The teachers took charge of their classes for .-30 minutes and the pastor gave 15 min. Of review and at the 11 of clock hour the pianist sounded the piano anti the choir marched in and Sang out of their souls. Then the Pas Tor came to the Rostrum with a burning message choosing for his text Heb. 12 i-3. Subj. The Christian race the Sermon was enjoyed by an overflow crowd. We had Many visitors in our midst prominent among whom were mrs e. L. Lockett wife the late Rev. A , mrs. Alice Rodgers and mrs. M. A. Davis All of Ennis Texas and m is. A. V. Fox a wife of prof. Pox who has. Charge of Junior College Houston Texas and mrs. Stevenson from Shaw University of North Carolina. The evening services were enjoyed by a delightful crowd. Our services on last sunday the 12 inst were somewhat hampered owing to the inc Lem Rev. S. L. Gates prominent Baptist minister passes preached at both services at the. It. Olive Baptist Church on by what he believed regardless of the aftermath it was in him a unday and also visited the Pas to go up of Down with the Side he believed was right. It. Was Tor balance of the Oliv on Hiap Aithi \ Quot 1 said in his a life and death \ v so he died foi1 his Faith. That is Fine More than most of us do. A but say can Yogi add to that line. That he lived for it too Ain Quot his death he it bore witness at last As a Martyr to the tilth. Did ins life do the same in the Pas from the Days of has youth it is easy to die. Men have died por a wish or a whim from bravado or passion or Pride was it harder for him but to Jive every Day to live put Quot All the truth that amp a Rampt while his friends met his conduct with doubt and the world with was it thus that he plodded ahead. Never turning aside. A then Well talk of the life that he lived. Never mind How he died a the intelligence of his death reached me at Beaumont where i spent a Holiday it shocked and dulled my faculties momentarily and robbed my Holiday of its Joys. Where Falls the Mantle that he wore with regal dignity i sitting at my desk this saturday eve i wonder what Cuney the incomparable said to Johnie when they met in the. Skins Johnie no doubt said Wright i was tired i fought Oyer a Quarter Century ofttimes t was misunderstood in my labors for the Benefit of the body politic lets go somewhere and talk. A Leelton Johnie you did not fret your hour upon the stage of life Torii played Well your part May you rest in peace. Farewell. A spent several Days the Island on a Alfred Bonner of Houston a pent several Days ton a a the Island this week As guest of her sister mrs. Janette Washington Louis 0f 2909-Avenue i. Of former Galveston an passes news reached the City this week through Rev. H. M. Williams Moderator of the Lincoln Baptist association that Rev. S. L. Gates of Caldwell Texas had passed to his Long a sought rest on last Friday night in Temple Texas where he was pastor of the Corinth Bapt. Church. Rev. Gates was rated As one of the Lead inst ministers and pastors of the state having been born and reared in Texas and spent the Active part of. His useful career As minister acid Pas Tor. He was one Mohe leading pastors of the Lincoln District association and treasurer of the District s. S. Convention. Funeral took place wednesday from the Shiloh Baptist Church in Caldwell. --0-r went to Orange a a a mesdames sedonia Harris of 1305-15th Street and Etta Williams of 41 St a and a be. A visited in Orange recently in attendance upon the death of their auntie,1 mrs. R. Minor who was Pear 90 years old. J v a siting Frobin san Antonio Rev. H. Gandy of san Antonio is visiting Galveston for an in definite stay. A a preached at . Luke and Avenue l churches sunday morning and Pight. Or. Ernest Ward formerly of 312 a Lii St. Galveston Texas father in Law of or. Willie Prater and a member of Lone tar Cotton hammers ass�?Tn., local 851 i. L. A. Passed into the great beyond after a Long illness on thursday night at his. Residence in Idepence Heights Houston. Texas. In spite of the notorious record of the South african imperialist As one of the worst enemies of the negro race Middle class negro readers of the ilk of or. Moton had turned out in support of the meeting. One of these sought Assurance from the Boot general that the natives of South Africa would be permitted to a continue to sing and dance while the Whites gather diamonds and Copper and rubber Quot. A was Urb Andly assured that this would be. The thing Lioi White imperialists. Would Likel most of All. He regretted How i Ever that �?~�?~the1 troublesome1 communist native Saufl White a. Were spoiling this idyllic of affairs by rousing tie natives to demands Slich As a a. Free Black b Outh Africa Quot a and de mands for the return of the lands they have been robbed. Iii order , to assure the general that his opinion of the negro a a race was not wrong these Middle class leaders had Given their co opera tion in securing a Nero quartet to sing negro spirituals Tor the entertainment o f t h e South african visitor. In objecting to the remarks of general Smuts or. Moton was quite his usual Servile self Quot i Felt a he said that South 1 Africa was safer under your premiership than under that of your Succes wer. However i am not Here to bring up politics. But i do wish general Smuts would explain Why he has com pared the negro with the jackass i mean the ass. I am quite sure of course that no insult was meant but on the other hand we negroes would leave this Hall with a bad taste in our Mouths if no explanation were forthcoming Smuts reply was to the effect that far from Ento din g to insult the negro he was simply pressing his admiration for a supposed trait which has facility. Ted negro s a Export Avion at the hands of the White imperialists. A correction by an oversight to omitted jibe. ,,.,.uame�?z.o.f.�?z undertaker Hays for a. Liberal it contribution ill the card of thanks published Jan. 4th for Rev. J. C. Calhoun and family. The Banner. Notice curd of thai Ike Oil tue a it a a. Bub Noea army Una menu Widding k a a Iii emants. Dyvad Dinic Vij Rito Upa Pruni fromn from in apr. Pb06bah. ---------5 for miss Helen Lewis at Centra High a Phelps change cars for a a Huntsville a by Fred a. Sublette it was in a Bleak december the very Day i Donl remember when the jury found him guilty or a misdeed he had done in his mind this Man could picture the very visions of a sound of a Phelps a change cars a a Huntsville for. Splendid music thursday feb. 6th. 8 15 p. M for this Carh Siprion bound. It was in a crowded courtroom when this prisoner heard his Juht doom As the tears came stealing Down his chocks he oat wishing now for childhood when to romped out in the Wildwood when the school room closed its doors at 4. He was peering into yonder when with bar feet on Tho ground of the thoughts a Phelps Quot change cais for a a Huntsville soon must ring that lonesome sound to live our lives in contemplation to keep Down strife and cons Turna Tio n a hut the opposition meets us face to face with a bitter foe try not be a hardened criminal turn your thoughts the other Way for when in debt to your own country that a debt we All must Payi fit our lives be full of happiness Joy and peace May they abound when its Quot a Halpan change for a Huntsville Justice then has made her round in tile cold Gray Valls of prison there the Young and old must toil j for the debt Tho Jowe society and the Laws they tried a to foil be right and. Righteous mount your Good deeds Mound by Mound font you in hear the conductor Hollar a a Phelps change cars for a a Hunts Viilet for this car is . See prison \ a s. Phew up up changing Point Fot y Huntsville amp

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