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date (1914-11-17) topic_African_American newspaper_issue A    Weekly   Newspaper    THE STAR   Published Saturday    Circulated in every  County in  Kentucky     Weekly  Frankfort  Ky   Saturday  November 7  1914    1 00 Per Year in Advance   5c Copy by Carrier  5c Week            J  C  W  BECKHAM    Sweeps the State for United States Senatorship  State  Normal Students Are Being Mistreated  Some Ex   pelled and Arrested by G  P  Russell    Hon  J  L  Gordon in City     Former J  C  W  Beckham   who was defeated a few years  ago by traitors of his own party   swept the State November 3rd  for State Senator  He goes down  in history as the first public man  elected for the long term Sena   torsbip that was never attacked  by a Negro paper in Kentucky   The high principles on which his  platform was  Negro preachers   editors  educators and business  men  were in sympathy with the    tution to be trained the Indus   trial Art of making their living  by the sweat of their brow  The  students after being driven out  his office as dogs  when they  came and wanted to consult with  him for their better interest  and  after having been mistreated by  him so many times they became  disgusted with the conditions   drew up a petition and signed it   sent one to the Superintendent  of Public Instruction  another to  Governor Jas  B  McCreary  and  another one to the Trustee Board   The students got up in Chapel  and expressed their grievances  why they wanted to be treated  as young men and ladies and  that they were not being treated    J  C  W  Beckham   high principles which he said he  would carry out  They judged  by his past record in public office  that he would deal impartial to  all  The most remarkable of all  is that Mr  Beckham is a Demo   crat of the autocratic type  and  the colored women did not knock  on  him  Every Negro should  vote regardless of politics and  religion  which sent Mr  Beck   ham to the Senate     The Kentucky Normal and In   dusttial Institute for colored per   sons  is now the livest subject in  Kentucky  from the fact that  this Negro at the head of this in   stitution in the person of G  P   Russell  who has no more grati   tude for the many mothers ahd  fathers who are working hard to  send tbeir children to this insti     J  S  Dean  a Student at the State Normal  Who Was Expelled and Arrested for Demanding His Rights    Lawyer L  R  Diggs  Who Volunteered  to Represent the Young Lady  Was Driven From Dor   mitory by Russell     right   G  P  Russell  the Ptesi   denti supposed to be the father of  thekudents in the absence of  ts  Russell had the   L  art to drive Miss Willie Mae   r  orian  a young lady four hun   ched miles from home  out of the  girls dormitory and have arrest   ed and expelled from school  sim   ply because she had the moral  stigma to ask for her rights as a  free citizen  Miss Vera  Met   calfe  of Hopkinsville  was driven  ofit of the dormitory because she  did not sign a petion to sustain  Russell when he had treated  them as dogs  Russell has a  large number of students in  court after expelling them  Who   ever heard of a president of any  institution ever taking his stud   ents to  the courts and paying a  lawyer to persecute them  and  himself has lied on several oc     cassions in court trying to pun   ish his students severely  As  long asthe Negro race has notor   ious characters like G  P  Rus    sell at the head of this institifi  tion we can never hope for it to  be what it should be  The Star  is the medium that goes into  every county in the State  and to  four hundred Negro exchange  papers  as the   Star is read in  some of the best Christian homes  in Kentucky  Russell had the  students to draw up resolutions  against  Rev  D  C  Carter  a  minister of the Gospel  because  he said something in his sermon  that Russell did not like  This  capped the climax  when a man  becomes so low to begin to fight  Godls Almighty works  It is bad  enough to expel students from  school but it is worse when a   Continued on 4th Page      This Group of the Senior Class of the State Normal  Mostly of Whom Were Expelled for Demanding Their Rights                  President G  P  Russell                                        t    The South Side   Bakery   J  D  PHILLIPS  Prop    Banquet Bread  Doughnuts   Pies  Cakes and  Cream Puffs      Koal Kwestions    Does it Burn Up   Does it Heat    Is it Clean    How About Clinkers     For the correct answer to the   Burning Question   Give us a  ring  At your service for any   thing you may need in the fuel  line  Quality  service and full  satisfaction guaranteed when you  buy coal from   The Frankfort Elevator Coal  Company   Coupons on Cash Orders    Indianapolis  Indiana    Panama Protective    Service    Law Collections and Adjust     COUPON   Subscription Contest Closes Decembor 20th    10 VOTES   Diamond Ring in Seibert s Window will be  given away in the Church     Business Directory    RESTAURANT   Orders at all Hours  Mrs  Henry McComb    PROPRIETOR   H  O SULLIVAN   Dealer in Staple and Eancy Groceries    Country Produce Taken in Exchange   The place where you get 16 oz  to the  lb  New Phone 340  Corner  Clinton and Wilkinson    W  F  NICKLES   Dealer in Groceries  Confec   tions  Notions  all kinds Fresh  and Salted Meats    333 MERO STREET  FRANKFORT  KY   General Blacksmithing of all  Kinds  Work Guaranteed  422 Broadway    BIL TOLL  Proprietor    CECIL WELLS   New and Second Hand Bicycles   Motorcycle Supplies  Gen   eral Repairing    210 Second Street  Frankfort  Ky    BOARDING HOUSE   First Class Meals   431 Clinton Street    Mrs  Winnie Collins  Prop    Lawyer L  R  Diggs   Notary Public   Your Patronage Solicited    ODD FELLOWS BUILDING  FRANKFORT   OFFICE OF   DR  C  W  ANDERSON   PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON   325 CLINTON STREET   Night Phone 710 Day Phones  Both 666   Dr  H  B  ROSBY    DENTIST   Office Odd Fellows Building  Both   Phones  Old  228  New  688    Dr  E  E Underwood   Physician end Surgeon   Both Phones   Odd Fellows Building    THE STAR    HARDIN TOLBERT        Editor   PUBLISHED TWICE A WEEK  WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY   TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION     One Year  in advance    2 00   Six Months  in advance   1 00   Three Months  in advance   50c   Single Copy  3c    Entered as Second Class Matter  Pending at the  Frankfort  Ky   Post Office     Advertising Rates Furnished on Application Blank    Address all communicati  ns to The Frankfort  Star  Social news tree  Sign your name  send  matter ior Wednesday edicim no later than  Monday  Ter Saturday no later than Wednesday     SATURDAY  NOVEMBER 7  1914      I    SOCIAL EVENTS    Miss Addie A  Watts  who has  been visiting Miss Salena F   Mayo  during the month of Sep   tember ana a part of October   returned to her home in Detroit   Mich   last week  after having   lad a most enjoyable lime in  Kentucky    Miss Salena F  Mayo  direc   tress of Domestic Science and  Art  in Clinton Street High  School  having been appointed  by Mr  F  C  Button  Super   visor of Rural Schools  to de   liver a lecture to the Colored  Institute  at Shelbyville  Ky    filled the appointment last Tues   day  Prof  George W  Saffell   Jr   with his entire membership  of the Institute  expressed them   selves as much pleased with the  excellent lecture given by Miss  Mayo upon  Domestic Science   Its Importance and How to Man   age it in Rural Schools      mints Everywhere   Heirs  Wills  Deeds   Located   Colored Representatives Wanted  General Offices    736 25th Street West     lllllllllli illllilllllllllllll lllllllllll IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIW   H Office  505 South 8th St  near Walnut  Residence  1S37 W  1  Chestn ut  j gt   ne ar 20 th     j   1 Hours  10 to 11 30 a  m   8 to 9k  m   6 to 8 30 p  m   2 30 to gj    4 p  m   and by appointment    DR  RICHARD W  OLIVER I   PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON     m   CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED     1 Special attention to Diseases of Eye  Ear  Nose and Throat     m and Scientific Fitting of Glasses  Home 1   J Phone Sha nee 732  1     LOUISVILLE  KENTUCKY       i1lllllllllllllllllllllllll lllll llllllllllll ll l l                                                                                  l           II                                                    I     e    FINE CLOTHES   FINE SHOES NEW STOCK  JUST RECEIVED  GIVE ME A CALL   FERD JACOBS St  Clair St     RESTAURANT   WATERS  EXCHANGE   MEALS AT ALL HOURS  MRS  LIZZIE WATERS  Proprietor    511 Washington Street    McGinnis   BROS    South Side Meat Market   Wholesale and Retail Dealers in   Fresh and Salted Meats  Lard  Etc    Bridge Strret  All Bills Due When    Your Money   Buys the Most for You at   Farmer s   Reliable Goods at Moderate  Cost is the Foundation of  our Success    COATS at    as      Now Being Featured   W  S  Farmer   Son    Presented    Phones Old  262  New  234  SUBSCRIBE AND  FRANKFORT    LENTUCKY  ADVERTISE IN    THE    STAR    Mme  H  B  Rosby Beauty Par   lor is one of the centers of at   traction in the city lor men and  women  She carries a li ne of  Mme  C  J  Walker s goods  and  has manufactured some goods of  her own  She is preparing to  have a grand opening soon    Mr  Brown Jim  the well   known Negro Democrat politician  is in the city    Prof  T  J  Smith  of Versailles  was a guest in the city this week    Mr  Ed  Glass  a prominent  bnsiness man of Hopkinsville   arrived in the city in the interest  of his daughter  who is a student  at the State Normal    Mr  Robert Conda died after a  few weeks  illness  He has  seven children    Mrs  Alice Brown  a respect   able colored woman died very  suddenly  She left one daugh   ter  a son  and a host of friends    Miss Lucy  Twymad is making  a fine success with the Poro  System for treating hair  Hair  dressing is very popular in this  city and you should not forget  of getting the habit of having  your hair treated    Mrs  Sharp Steel and Miss  Willie Knox  of Versailles  were  the guests of Mr  and Mrs  Geo   W  Martin    Miss Sue Martin and Mrs  Ro   berta Allen  of Lexington  were  the guest of Miss Maggie Knight    Mrs  Kate Sage  a prominent  citizen  left for the West for her  health    Dr  E  E  Underwood  a prom   inent physician delivered the  principal speech at the banquet  at Versailles in the honor of Dr   H  P  Taylor    See Dr  H  B  Rosby to have  your teeth treated at his dental  parlor in the Odd Fellows Build   ing                                                                  Is Now Prepared to do all    Kinds of      PATRONIZE    YOUR OWN RACE   PRICES   REASONABLE                   L  Douglas Shoes   For Men and Women      These extra good  wearing shoes are  comfortable as well  as up to the minute in   STYLE    They come in Tans and Blacks  button and  blucher  and in the popular Englist Lasts   The nobby tans with beaded toes            3 00   3 50 AND  4 00   FOR MEN AND WOMEN    Popular Goods  at   Popular Prices    L DAVIS    The Store For  the   Masses    ESTABLISHED 1877     Continued trom 1st page   man supposed to be their father  will take them to the courts and  have them prosecuted as crimi   nals and try to destroy the good  reputation of their characters for  life by putting them in jail  Had  it not been for the kind hearts  of the white people  who went  their bonds  some of whom did  not know who went their bonds   but they felt that they had been  mistreated as they were  which  was highly appreciated by the  mothers and fathers some of  whom were hundreds of miles  away  It is supposed that Rus   sell is a wealthy Negro and we  hope that he is paying his lawyer  out of his own pocket and not  charging the bill up to  the tax   payers  because there is no  father or mother who would like  to pay to prosecute their own  children as Russell is doing  a  man who has shown by example  to have no consideration or  reason  by suppressing the Negro  young as he is doing  It is  cheaper to educate the young  than lail them     SUBSCRIBE    FOR THE    Fresh Fish STAR    s  toppass    keene mcginnis   TOPPASS   CO    Wholesale and Retail Dealers in   Fresh and Salted Meats  Lard  Etc    Groceries  Canned Goods  Etc    120 W  Broadway Both Phones    Go To   PETE PARDI   314 Broadway   JOHN H  GUY   Contractor   Builder   East Main St  Home Phone 692     2 00   PER YEAR                 v i   B  R  Bacon Hardware  Co     iiiiiniiiniiiiniiiiniiniii iiiiiiiM Hardware  Lime  Cement  and   1 THOMAS K  ROBB S _ General Supplies     UNDERTAKER AND LIVERYMAN   Best Hitch Stable in the City   Piano and Furniture Mover  Packer and Crater   Office and Stable  308 316 W  Clinton Street   Frankfort    Kentucky     1 Frankfort     Kentucky    NOTICE    m  u m i mnmw m inn iHiniMAJLimmiiLL ju   The great Dissolution Sale on  Clothing  Shoes and Furnishing  Goods is now being conducted at the    LOB   Tailoring House    231 Broadway  Frankfort  Ky    The House Where You Get the Most   For Your MONEY     St  Clair Street Store  is Showing Some   WONDERFUL   VALUES   IN SUITS  COATS  SKIRTS  AND DRESSES    CALL AND SEE THEM    McGinnis   BROS    South Side Meat Market  Wholesale and Retail Dealers in   Fresh and Salted Meats  Lard  Etc    Bridge Strret  All Bills Due When  Presented    Phones Old  262  New  234   FRANKFORT    LENTUCKY     REMOVAL SALE   Hardie  Drug Store   Has Been Removed from 1 the Corner of Broadway and  St  Clair Streets and is Now in the  McClure Building   NEXT TO THE GRAND THEATRE   We Solicit Your Patronage in our New Store                                                                         

Star (The) (Frankfort, Ky.): 1914-11-17

4 pages, edition 01

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  Published in Frankfort, Ky., Kentucky by Hardin Tolbert
   Franklin County (The Bluegrass Region)