NEGROES: Such Lily Whites

Ever since the Emancipation Proclamation the Republican Party has con- sidered the Negroes to be the especial wards of the G. O. P. Last week was instituted a determined move to swing the Negroes to the Democratic column. Various members* of the Executive National Negro Democratic Committee issued a call for a National Democratic Negro Convention in Baltimore, May 27. The announcement: "The Democratic Party is sure of victory this Fall because honesty will be the big issue, and the Republican Party certainly cannot boast of that "The Republican Party has never...

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