HONORS HIS RACE.
James A. Mitchell, of St, Paul, Minn.,
James A. Mitchell, a colored Ameri-
can of St. Paul, Minn., passed the St.
Paul Detective Force examination
with honors, Dec. 1916. He was third
among 50 white competitors and only
8 of which passed. He is a native of
Alabama. A graduate of Mt. Meig's
and Tuskegee Institutes. He served
three years as a member of the 10th
Calvary. Prior to his appointment he
was employed by the Heberle Motor
Co. of St. Paul, as a mechanic. He
married Miss Minnie Gaskins, of
Chicago, Ill., formerly of Washington,
D. C., who is an amiable and charming
lady. Mrs. Mitchell is the niece of Mr.
R. W. Coleman, who is the Editor and
Compiler of this book, and is the cou-
sin of Judge Robt. H. Terrell, of the
Municipal Court, Washington, D. C.
Detective Mitchell has been very suc-
JAMES A. MITCHELL
LET US HONOR THEM
Senator Joseph I. France and his honor Mayor Broen-
ing are two gentlemen that every true-hearted American citi-
zen cannot too highly appreciate. They are Christian men of
high moral characters whose keynotes are loyalty to the flag,
freedom and justice for all.
IN UNION, THERE IS STRENGTH
Let us all join hands and give three cheers for Prof.
Mason A. Hawkins, principal of the Colored High School,
who is doing all he can to elevate the standard of the school,
and through the cooperattion of the fathers, mothers and
friends will soon have a new one.