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110 THE CRISIS ADVERTISER      
[[box]] LIVINGSTONE COLLEGE
Salisbury, N.C.
A Religious Co-Educational School with a Tradition
Open to All Negroes:  Only Merit Counts
Students come from Twenty-nine States in 
the Union, from Canada, Africa, the West India Islands
and Central America,  And Graduates Make Good.  
Salisbury, North Carolina, an Ideal Place for Study, with a Mild, Equable Climate, Pure Water, Breezes from Pine and other Forests a Constant Tonic-the Greatest Degree of Healthfulness.
New Girls' Dormitory with all Modern Conveniences Accommodating 210 just Completed and Ready
Courses of Study:  Grammar School, Academy, Normal, College, Divinity, Music and Industries for Boys and Girls.  
Expenses Moderate.  
Thirty-sixth Session Opened Wednesday, October 3, 1917.
For Further Information Address
D. C. SUGGS, President or J. E. Aggrey, Registrar [[/box]]

[[box]] Don't Waste Your Evenings
Never before in the history of the race has the demand for skilled colored help been so great as at the present time. Fall in with the spirit of the times for preparedness and learn a useful trade for the demand is greater than the supply. Enroll as BEREAN SCHOOL now and equip yourself in 
Stenography, Typewriting, Bookkeeping, Upholstery, Woodworking, Plumbing, Dressmaking, Tailoring, Printing, Cooking, Waiting, Millinery, or Power Machine operating. 
19th year and Fall Term opened Tuesday, October 2nd, 1917
Late afternoon and evening sessions, twice a week, specially adapted for the convivence of the day wage earners. Painstaking and efficient teachers, specialized training in all departments a marked feature. 
Efficiency our aim Helpfulness our object
The doors are open now. Will you enter?
Visitors Welcome Gymnasium Beautiful Location  
Write the principle of 
Berean Manual Training and Industrial School 
MATTHEW ANDERSON, D.D. 
1926 S. College Avenue   Philadelphia, Pa. [[/box]]
 
[[box]] ROLAND W. HAYES, Tenor 
Recitals Concerts Oratorio Opera 
"An unusually good voice. The natural quality is beautiful. It is a luscious yet manly voice. Mr. Hayes sings freely and with good taste."--Philip Hale, in the Boston Herald. 
"A voice of unusual sweetness and calibre."--Chattanooga Times 
Address: 3 WARWICK ST.. BOSTON. MASS. [[/box]]

[[box]] THE FLORIDA A. & M. College 
Tallahassee, Florida 
Offers long and short courses in Mechanic Arts, in Home Economics, in Agriculture, in Education and in Science
For Catalog Address 
NATHAN B. YOUNG, President 
P.O. DRAWER 524 [[/box]]

[[box]] COLEMAN COLLEGE 
GIBSLAND, L.A. 
Supported by Baptist State Woman's Home Mission Society of Chicago and Boston and A. B. H. Society of New York. Students from six different states. Graduates excepted on first grade by Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma. 
O. L. COLEMAN, President [[/box]]

[[box]] STENOGRAPHERS WANTED 
All Races 
Prepare in the best school of its kind in the State Subjects 
Shorthand, Typewriting, Bookkeeping, English, Penmanship, Civil Service Training, and SPANISH COMMERCIAL CLASS 
Lenox Community Center--at 
PUBLIC SCHOOL 89 
Lenox Avenue and 135th St., New York City. 
Open All Year--Four Evenings Weekly. 
Fitz W. Mottley, President. [[/box]]

[[box]] The Slater Industrial and State Normal School 
For Colored Youth of Both Sexes
WINSTON-SALEM, N. C.
I. Offering Standard Courses
In Academic Subjects, 
In Industrial and Vocational Subjects, 
In Education.
II. Graduates receive the Teacher's Certificate. 
III. Located amid the foothills of the mountain section of Western North Carolina and the health conditions are ideal. 
IV. Accommodations excellent and expenses moderate.
For further information communicate with 
S. G. ATKINS, Principal
SLATER STATE NORMAL SCHOOL
Winston-Salem, N. C. [[/box]]

WANTED
Agents for THE CRISIS. Dignified work 
70 Fifth Avenue, New York

[[box]]
LULU ROBINSON-JONES
Soprano
Available for Concerts
Telephone 6393 Morningside
126 W. 134th Street New York City [[/box]]

MENTION THE CRISIS

THE CRISIS
Vol. 15-No. 3 JANUARY, 1918 Whole No. 87
Editorial

THE YEAR OF GOD 1917
IN ACCOUNT WITH THE AMERICAN NEGRO

Dr
East St. Louis
Houston
Chester
Thirty-six Persons Known to be Lynched in ten months, beside the Unknown
The Lynching of Haiti
Colonel Young's Retirement
Refusal of Negro Army Volunteers
Dead-lock on Negroes Among the White Methodists
Split Among Colored Odd Fellows
Widening Rift Among Colored Baptists
Atlanta Fire
"German Plots" Libel
Court Decisions Against Colored Masons
Death of Prominent Negroes: Bishop Walters, J. D. Corrothers, H. S. Cummings, J. E. Bush, J. H. Hayes, P. A. Payton, M. W. Gilbert, C. M. C. Mason, J. L. Bishop Johnson, H. W. Bass, W. P. Hall, W. Bishop Johnson, R. S. Lovinggood, Ellen C. Crum, A. S. Gray
Death of White Friends: J. B. Foraker, F. B. Sanborn, Caroline Putnam, H. L. Morehouse, H. B. Frissell, G. M. P. King, Ruth McEnery Stuart, C. F. Ryder
Total: Oppression, Murder, and Disunity

Cr
Segregation Decision
678 U. S. Army Officers, and Scott Hegira from The South
New Employments and a Chastened A. F. of L.
New High Schools in Washington and Louisville
455 Bachelors of Arts and 2500 High School Graduates
$500,000 to Educational Endowment and $500,000 to New Negro Schoolhouses
National Aid to Vocational Training
Howard, Morehouse, Biddle, Talladega, and Roger Williams are Fifty Years Old
New Appreciation of Negro Art
Frederick Douglass Home Saved
Hapgood-Torrence Plays 
Virgin Islands Annexed and Citizenship for Porto Rico
Civil Rights Victories in New York and Other States
Harry Burleigh, Spingarn Medalist 
Silent Protest Parades in New York and Other Cities
75,000 New York Colored Women Enfranchised; Representative in Legislature and on Board of Education
Widening Work of Y. M. and Y. W. C. A.
New Alderman in Chicago
Pollard on "All-American"
Payton's Expansion of Harlem
Five New Hospitals and Several Public Libraries
Total: Courage to Fight, Sympathy, and Progress
Carry Forward to 1918 - Determination

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