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30     The Crisis

thousand patents have been granted to colored inventors in this country.

[[special character]]  Major R. R. Morton with other members of the Negro Organization Society recently made a tour of the counties of Northern Virginia, giving talks on health, farm economics and education.

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Education

For the session ending June 1915, public school superintendents of 133 counties in 14 states have co-operated with the Jeanes Fund. The supervising teachers are paid partly by the counties and partly by the Jeanes Fund.
[[ special character]] A free kindergarten is to be started in the First Congregational Church, Savannah, Ga.
[[special character]] A night school for colored adults will be opened in Atlanta, Ga., this fall.
[[special character]] John C. Leftwich has started buildings for an industrial school for Indians and Negroes, in Oklahoma.
[[special character]] Prof. J. E. K. Aggrey of Livingstone College, Salisbury, N.C., a native of Africa, did exceptional work at the summer session of Columbia University, New York City. In a thesis which treated of customs in Liberia, he told of the knowledge of eugenics which West Africans have and how well and how long they have used it. 
[[special character]] R. T. Coles, principal of Garrison School, Kansas City, Mo., will also take charge of Garrison Industrial School, opened this fall in that city.
[[special character]] The summer normal school for colored teachers, held in New Orleans, La., last summer was most successful.  It will be repeated next season.
[[special character]] Vocational training will be started in the Thomas Durham School in Philadelphia, in January, 1916.  If successful it will be introduced into fourteen other colored schools in that city. 
[[special character]] Because the schools in Savannah were crowded many children were unable to enter this fall.
[[special character]] Prof. W. W. Colson after a year's study of social science at Columbia University, New York, goes to Virginia Union University, in Richmond.  He well devote part of his time to welfare work in the city.
[[special character]] W. Rutherford Banks, who has taught in Georgia and Alabama, is now President of Texas College, at Tyler, Texas.
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Economics
The Eagle Coal Company, composed of colored business men of Montgomery, Ala., has begun mining operations on their property in Fayette county.
[[special character]] The St. Paul Farmers' Conference organized and encouraged by St. Paul Normal and Industrial School had an interesting session at Lawrenceville, Va.
[[special character]] The colored people of both Alabama and Mississippi have held state fairs, at which their agricultural and mechanical progress was shown. 
[[special character]] All workmen on the residence of Mr. D. S. S. Goodloe at Jericho Park, near Bowie, Maryland, were colored.
[[special character]] A new bank to be known as the Savannah Savings Bank and Real Estate Corporation has been opened in Savannah, Ga. 
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Personal
Mr. Robert N. Wood of New York City is dead.  He was for many years closely identified with the 
Democratic party and its politics.
[[special character]] It is reported that Mr. B. T. Washington is very ill at Mobile, Ala.  Dr. George Hall of Chicago, and other physicians and nurses are in attendance. 
[[special character]] The writer, John E. Bruce, is one of a citizens' committee, appointed to receive Governor Whitman of New York, at the Yonkers Day celebration, In Yonkers.
[[special character]] Dr. Paul Crosthewaite of Chicago, Ill., has won praise in London, England, for his skillful dental work.
[[special character]] Mr. Isaac Fisher of Birmingham, Ala., well known for his articles on farm economics, has written a moving picture play, which has been produced by the Southern Motion Picture Company.
[[special character]] Rev. J. B. F. Shaw, President of the Meridian Institute in Mississippi, spoke in German before the German Methodist Conference in session at St. Joseph, Mo.
[[special character]] Edmund T. Jenkins of Charleston, S.C., a student at the Royal Academy of Music, London, England, has done a creditable year's work.
[[special character]] Private Steward from Jamaica won a race in which five hundred soldiers competed at Aldershot, England.  The Queen of England presented the prize.
[[special character]] Major Wilson R. Ballard and wife have reached this country from Africa.  Major Ballard has been an officer in the Librarian constabulary for nearly four years.
[[special character]] Thomas J. Bell, after thirteen years as secretary of the Y.M.C.A., New York City, has resigned on account of ill health.  James L. Jamison, Jr., will succeed Mr. Bell.
[[special character]] Dr. William H. Creditt has resigned as pastor of Cherry Street Baptist Church in Philadelphia.
[[special character]] Former Senator Joseph B. Foraker is dangerously ill in Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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The Church
The first bishop of Negro blood on the American continent was Right Rev. Francisco Jovier de Luna Victoria, the son of a freed slave.  He became bishop of the See of Panama in August, 1751, remaining there till he was transferred to Peru, nine years later.
[[special character]] Miss Sarah E. Conway, a missionary at Cape Mount, Liberia, on a recent visit

[[image across the top of page 11.  Runner in white shirt and shorts, presumably Private Steward, running in a marked off lane. Soldier with dog is standing to the left and behind the runner.  Further back is a large crowd in an area roped off from the race area.]]
Caption under the image   The King Sees Stewart Start.
[[image across the bottom of page 11 is of a man in a long coat, seen from the rear, accepting something from a woman in a feathered hat, carrying a muff, standing across from man.  The two are separated by a rope.  Behind the woman are a few wooden chairs and a large group of people gathered around to witness the presentation]]
Caption under photo  The Queen Greets Stewart as Victor.  

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