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May 31, 1918

The Bystander, an African American publication from Des Moines, Iowa, uses the front page to make its endorsements for various offices: for US Representative, James B . Weaver ("splendid Christian and a true friend of the common people"); RJ Byrkit for County Auditor ("will treat all races and classes right"); FD Joseph for State Superintendent ("is in sympathy with all struggling classes, especially the Colored race"). The King of Spain remains incapacitated.

Source: The Bystander, Des Moines, Iowa, May 31st, 1918. Page 1.

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