NATIONAL NEGRO BUSINESS LEAGUE.
The National Negro Business League will hold its Twelfth Annual Meet-
ing at Little Rock, Arkansas, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August
16th, 17th and 18th, 1911. Those intending to be present should notify
W. M. Alexander, Chairman Committee on Homes, 504 1-2 W. 9th Street,
Little Rock, as early as possible.
Governor George W. Donaghey, of Arkansas, is manifesting great interest
in this coming meeting, and has assured the Local League of his entire will-
ingness to do everything possible toward making the meeting a success.
Governor Donaghey, the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, and the most
important white citizens of Little Rock joined with the Local League of
Little Rock in inviting the National Organization to Little Rock. The
citizens have already begun to make extensive preparations for this meeting.
The annual meetings of the National Negro Business League are yearly
increasing in value and helpfulness to the race. They bring progressive
colored men and women together from every section of the country, and
afford a chance to become acquainted and exchange ideas with each other.
Moreover, the deliberations of the meeting, and the opportunity which the
members of other races are afforded to learn of what the Negro is doing for
himself, are helpful in the highest degree. Lastly, the annual vacation
which every person usually takes can be made both inexpensive, delightful
and profitable by attendance at these meetings of the National Negro Busi-
Hon. J. E. Bush, a member of the Executive Committee of the National
organization is the leading spirit in all of the activities now being made for
the coming meeting, and is especially anxious to have Northern members
of the League present in large numbers. "It is no further from New York
to Little Rock than it is from Little Rock to New York, and Arkansas has
always been largely represented at every meeting of the National Organiza-
tion." Mr. Bush assures the Northern members that the progress which
the colored people of Arkansas have made will fully warrant their coming
South in large numbers.
The railroads have already consented to make an attractive rate for this
coming meeting, and delegates are especially urged to give attention to the