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Proceedings of the Convention of Colored Men, Held in Edwards Opera House, Parsons, Kansas. April 27th and 28th, 1882.
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for the property at the time of final payment.
6th. That congress donate a sufficient number of school house and lots?, and employ teachers therein for one year, under a complusory educational law.
7th. Prohibit the sale of all intoxicating liquors as a beverage.
"LAST BUT NOT LEAST," Earnestly desiring that one great God and Father of all races of mankind, may mercifully fill your hearts with true Christian sympathy, and your mind with pure wisdom, in remembrance of the great "golden rule." While you are engaged in discussing the merit of this our? first appeal to you, we will anxiously? await a wire? and favorable decision by you.
The following gentlemen ably supported their propositions; Messers Price, Avery, Fulbright, Merritt, Garrett, Johnson and Stafford. Pending which the previous question was called by Mr. Avery, and lost.
SPEECH OF W.A. PRICE. _________________
Mr. President; The grand object of this assembly is to better the condition of our people, from the day of emancipation until some three years ago the refugees, who now reside in Kansas bore the burden of persecution, robbery, and deprivation of every right that is most sacred to the human heart. This people Mr. President have year after year been systematically swindled our of thousands of dollars by the land owners of outh, they were debarred from the
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