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"AH thing3 come to tliem that wait, providing they hustle while they wait." Charles W. Anderson. "Get out of our sunshine." R. H. Boyi.
NASHVILLE. TENN.. FRIDAY. JUNE 21. 1907.
Nabbed by Police. Officers Dur
. in(j Monday
FOR ERASING THE DIVIDING SOCIAL
EQUALITY RACIAL LINE.
SEVERAL COUPLES 0 DEGEN
ERATE WHITE RASCALS AND
THEIR BLACK PARAMOURS
WERE MARCHED BY OFFICERS
THROUGH THE PUBLIC STREETS
TO THE POLICE STATION MON
DAY WERE NOT ALLOWED
TO RIDE IN PRISON . VAN TO
A uolice officer Monday arrested and
took from a room in a hoarding house.
520' Third avenue, North, run, it is
said, by one Chancy Cains, better
Known in the locality as "Miss" or
"Aunt Chaney," a white man and Ne
gro woman who were there on a socia.;
equality basis. The officer took them
put the rear way to Linck's alley and
uu it around to the Dolice station. It
must, have been hard for these .two
lovers of opposite races to have to' go
along the public streets in each other s
society as prisoners, escorted by1 an ac
commodating officer, whose ethica
ideas of "social equality" Were differ
eut to theirs. ' Their predicament was
an unenviable one. attracting the at
tention of a number of people, colored
and white, hut there was no help tor it
They were deserving candidates for
prison, and to prison, these congema
' loveis went: but it may "" safely b
taken for granted that all of their
love dreams had vanished with te ap
pearance upon the scene of the oificer.
The above affair happened in' the
morning and another one similar oc
curred in the early evening hours.
This pair were escorted by two police
' office! s, one held fast to the waist
band of the white rascal's pants and
the other saw to the safe escort of the
Negro woman. In this wise the pro
cession marched up Jo Johnston ave
nue and around to the city prison.
The degenerate white reprobates,
taking all conditions into considera
tion, are lower than their dusky para
mours whose environments and ad
vantages in life have been less favor
able. White men who seek the so
. ciety of Negro women are immoral
scoundrels by deliberate and 'premedi
tated choice, while most of their dark
lovers are the product, so to speak, of
the gutter and unsavory environments
over which they had no control.
While no . argument is being made
here :' in extenuation of Negro women
who are guilty of hobnobbing with
white men, yet it is an obvious and
patent fact that of these -immoral dere
licts the white men are the lowest.
The later have had every advantage
of mirage, education, law and liberty,
while the former are the children of
parents whose "immediate parents
were chained down without any op
. portunitics under the burdens of a
hard and cruel bondage.
White men who proclaim their su
periority and their repugnance to "so
cial equality" from the house top, and
then crawl down and make a bee line
to some supposedly safe and secret re
treat where they, like gay Lotharos,
revel in the charms and pay court to
their darkskinned lovers, are the low
est, meanest and dirtiest hypocrites
outside the confines of hell. These
aie the villians who would come
gleaming' hot from their dens of
shame to join a mob, when if they had
a thousand lives and there were a
thousand ropes and a thousand pairs
of honest hands to string them up,
they would still be in debt to Justice
for their crimes- Mny a Negro wom
an whfl.wptlitTjfi the street is the
vicUiHtMlH'MM rascals a w,ere
nbbed by the police, Monday, having
rone down- v frith binder their seduc-
' tW Jlw4iWiVl ,lusive vows 0f
love. .T7 ,ft M-!
The NeiMMrVho listens to the
...i.i.nnrc .f love fwni the lying mouth
of-nvhitrrnftB lRscrve. but one tate
out any gV.mcntai ei ior i. oi
speaks to her is to countenance Ins
arivnnrps anfl invite reiteration ol
There should he. no mincing or
mint? these two low. eut
tcr elements the mud sills of both
races. Their conduct is decidedly dan-
serous to any community and deserves
the severest condemnation and pun
shment. Thev furnish the most con
tagious and baneful object lesson, and
no mprov should toe shown tnem.
The d.ailv newsnaner accounts or
the criminal and misdemeanor doings
iwthe cUv nft taken from the ponce
UOUVt'S DlOtting piiu, eiu oiiem o-w
these white "gents," who utterly disre-
nut T-.ad it been only Negroesfhow
glibly would the names of all parties
have flowed forth. If there are white
ascals who break the "social equality
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eggs," let there oe no mains ol me
shells. If there Is less hidipg of shells,
there will he lees breaking: or eggs.
That's the point, and thereby hangs a
NEW ROGER WILLIAMS TO BE ON
OLYMPIC PARK SITE.
There is one sisnificance t6 Prof
Qnioc1 visit trk Nncjhviiift this week. It
moans the rebuilding of Roger Will
iams University. It is understood tnat
nftev'n tnnr nf insnection over various
parts of the city, the State Board, in
the presence of Dr. Sales, visiteu
Olympic Park and held a meeting in
in the club building, and a counter
nvnnnsition was Offered the Home MIS-
c-inn RrwMotv nf NpV York OV LllO Ottlt I
Board of Tennessee, by which Olymp-
ic raiK win LHJV.U1UC h,.,Uu,u .
the new site of Roger Williams uni-
Tt is understood that the proposition
in sunstance is as iLmvv&.
pro jsapnsts oi i umies-sw i iu. i
i i - a m -v ril f lin
$5,000., the Jiome Mission oueieiy ,iu
90,VlHJ, 1115 11U1J1C AILAOOIXJAI WWitlf .
?;nn.o m;ikinsr a total of $10,-
000 which is the price that the park Is
now offered for, and thus disposing of
the former site selected and purcnaseu
v,,. Qrv.iDtv the end nf Kavne
nvATiiiP A resolution was also adopt-
ed at the board meeting that the
built about one month, will pass into
the hands of the university, and the
mlflppnt. irrounds on the hanks or
the" Cumberland overlooking the city
of Nashville, will become the Baptist
n,tinmi renter of Tennessee..
At the hoard meeting able speeches
were made by Revs. W. S. Ellington,
were mane by uevs. w. d . jmihibiu...
C. 15. Taylor and i r. n. it. y. "
were in r.nmnanv with the eight gentle
men who were with lJror. aaies on tnis
tour of inspection. -
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MRS. V. W. BROUGHTON RETURNS
FROM OLD WORLD.
Mrs. V. W. Broughton arrived at
the port of New York Thursday, June
13, from an extended trip to Rome,
Italy, and other places upon the Emro
nean continent. Though the visit was
fatiguing, she had excellent health
during the whole voyage, only suf
fering from the usual mal de mer in
eident to a person's first trip on the
Mrs. Broughton was a delegate to
the World's Sunday School Congress
and reports that the meeting which
she and the other six colored dele
gates attended was the greatest reli
gious gathering she ha.d ever witnessed.
Phe returns to this country with re
newed zeal for her religious work.
Mrs. Broughton addressed the Con
gress and met with a very favorable
reception. The American Embassa
dor gave a reception to which all of
the delegation from this country was
'nvited, and which most of them ac
cepted.' From Rome the trip was
made overland to London, with stop
overs at the most famous places.
From New York Mrs. Broughton
will probably visit Philadelphia, Pitts
burg, Cincinnati, Chicago and Mem-
diis, arriving in Nashville about the
9th' of the current month.
OLD FOLKS' CONCERT.
The Old Folks' Concert and military
drill at Lea Avenue Church last
Monday evening was a decided suc
cess. A large audience attended the ex
ercises and all were well pleased with
(he evening's entertainment. Little Miss
t illian P. Cooper won the first prize
for selling the most tickets; Little
Ethel M. Ferrell will be awarded a
prize next Sunday morning at U
o'clock. She sold nearly as many
iwo no Miss Conner. The differ'
I e s so small that it was decided
. , n gaM that
of money was real-
Of Industrial Academy of Im
TAA1, n, irr .., ,ru; 1 1 inlTADII mi
J00K PLACE IN NEW AUDITORIUM
EXERCISES WERE. EXCEEDING
GOOD THE SMALL CHILDREN
WHO TOOK ACTIVE PART IN
PROGRAM WERE WELL
DRILLED MUCH CREDIT DUE
INSTRUCTORS 4" FATHER BRY
ANT'S ADDRESS WAS TIMELY
AND FULL .OF LOGIC AND
a t,i...-.i oi,i
, Tmmaenlate Mother held Its first
j commencement in ttg new au-
ItlllllUtXl VUllllllCIlVt-iltVllli 1 LL J.I.O AAV ,T U I
. YV1 . The ev.
ti'-mq ovooflrUiKrltf crrtrA TVi o I
gmai children who took an active part
in ine nrouraiumt; weie wen uiineu.
Credit and honor should be given to
their instructors. As we know when
lQC school was first opened there was
a great eompiaim, umu uy sumc
H .111.., C J . lnniinn mi rth 1
uib,. cnizuiis ui me ciiy uwauo ouui
a genooi was openea ior iw&iu youius.
I d DLllUUl Y ttO VJVAAV.VA AVA llftl f JWW"""'
Too much can't be said of the noble
women who came from the North to
establish a school for our people.
me-programme ia . luuuwa.
Overture (G. II. Fisher)
Alexine Walker" and Sandella Hale
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ru ertne mn, u tr ine uaie .
Maicu, up. JfUr; 'V'hr
. . . . . . . . .Buelah aud Hazel Sharber
Ancnoieu v vaibou; VftV,rQ
I T,.. ' Tll0.
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Pearl Winston and Ahbie liurne
The IIunchback.. ;. .Eugene Woodfork
-Poses are Blooming Again".
lAavinia McLemore, Louella
well. Willie Flowers. Sandella Hale.
Chorus : Boys
Novello Anderson and Ernestine
A Little Boy's Lecture
Lullaby ..: Little Tots
Scarf Drill ' Junior Class
March (A. C. Garland)
Lavinia McLemore and Florence
Gold medal for Christian doctrine
awarded to Evelyn Crosthwait.
Father Bryant addressed the audi
ence with a short address but full of
logic. He said for the school to be a
success the parents should heartily co
operate with the , teachers and give
their children a home Christian train
ing, for without the assistance of the
parents the school "would not bo very
much. He said they had met with
much oppression but by the help of
the Almighty they meant to succeed.
"This is only our beginning," he said,
"but you all have been highly enter
tained by these girls and. boys and,
and we should feel proud of her who
has her whole soul in the work.
Though across the ocean, her heart is
with us to-night. I had a letter from
her and she asked about the com
mencement, and said God had made
mankind to enjoy all the good things
of life regardless of color." Father
Bryant told the young ladies he would
award a gold medal to the young lady
next year who was the best cook or
seamstress. He told the class no mat
ter what their call should be, to do
their very best if they desired to suc
Last Thursday night, June 13, the
home of Miss John Thompson of Dc
nionbreun street, was thrown open for
a soiree, given in honor of some of
the girls of Fisk University who spent
a few days after commencement with
their city friends. The double parlors
were thrown open an.l many couples
engaged in dancing, while others
amused themselves in various games.
"llome, sweet hnme," was played and
all of llio congenial nartv took nart in
a waltz. The girls of Fisk were very
much impressed with the hospitality
of Nashville people and in speaking
of the occasion said that it would si
ways be remembered as one of the
most enjoyable cocial courtesies they
had ever been the recipients of. At a
late hour the guests were served a
dainty three-course menu. Tho Fisk
srirls present were Misses Beatrice
Flanders. Montgomery. Ala.: Ladv E.
rtnllips, l.eonia Kobinson. Sacramen
to, Cal.; Nettie Hancock, Danville,
Ky.; Miranda Winter, Bessie Will
iams. Meridian, Miss.; Anita Scott,
Myrtle Harris. Mamio Coneland. TIazcl
Thompson. Irene Nixon. Grace Frank.
h lossie Davis, Miss cniirls, or Helena,
Ark.: Messrs. Jasper T. Phillips. D
Wr. Crutcher. Edward Allen. B. J. Had-
lev. I. II. Martin. Arthur Stump. Lu
cian Searcy, of Memphis: Frank Gor-
of Texas; Fred Williams, of Franklin:
T. tlay - Moore and smith, 01 Mem
The National Nesrro Business
League, of which Booker T. Washing
ton is President, will hold its 8th an
nual ression in Topeka, Kans., this
y;r, uio u:iu- naviim uwu uauu iui
1.1 .T a 1 ; . i x.i
Aug. 11, 13 and 1C.
Tlilo Tnnirnn oa Ic; trnnorollir Irnnurn I
Ms enmnocefl nf mnnv thfi best most
1 mo i 'V. ti,, 1.1 , it l o t.v.in.iiiu unv n n,
4ti fl iif ?n1 nnrl n ,1 n u t rl rn a m An onrl I
women of the race, and wre may say
rnat in a large measure, represents
the wealth, business acumen and in-
tellteence of the race. And when we
sav intelligence, we do not mean to
confine me terms to literary attain-
ments. out we mean mat class or men
nm WOmen who do things, who ac-
compllsh something for themselves,
and are a living and practical exam-
i Jl i i v
pie to tne commercial ana ousiness
.,.,,,.1.1 AV.r.4. ,1 .mll Vxn nn.U'n,l I
wuiiu Liictu tuuiu wen uo cuiuuacu.
Men and women of every livelihood
are represented in this great con
Enst aml South; some as legates,
my as frim1s of the Tjea?uei
who will make the trin to see the
WTest as a matter of curiosity and per-
sonal pleasure. The attendance will
. p!rx .r. Rnv flip lntwsr ,n
I 1, 1, 1 n.,.r nP 4-m T -x r rvn -v In i.Alnf y-
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It will be a splendid opportunity
for the North, South, East and West,
to touch the cord of common brother
hood and for three days drink from
the same fountain that will be filled
with the lessons of economy, thrift
and industry. There has never been
a time in the history of this republic
when there was a greater necessity
for a common understanding; .an un
derstanding as to the best methods of
making a life worth living. Of mak
ing a life, not only commendable to
ourselves or one's own country, but to
The program for this session will be
ripe with seed thoughts, thoughts
which when once dropped, will take
root and send forth a hundred fold.
The benefits to be derived from this
meeting, especially to the West, are
The Committee on Transportation is
assured of a .rate of not over 1 1-3 fare
for the round trip for the benefit of
those who may avail themselves of
Topeka most heartily extends to all
her warmest and best right hand. The
necessary committees have been ap
pointed and ample accommodations
for all will be provided. A most
hearty reception will be extended.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION.
Quite a number of delegates to the
Baptist Sunday school Convention of
Tennessee, which opened Wednesday
morning at , Union City, passed
through Nashville. They were joined
by the Nashville delegation. The
president of this convention is Rev. T.
.1. Townscnd. pastor of the Spruce
street Baptist Church. A proposition.
it is learned, was presented to the
convention. r,u!rirestln:: to unite it
with the regular State Convention
cutting down the number of annual
meetings and making it possible for
a larger attendance and a more repre
sentative meeting on the part of tho
churches. Not many oi the pastors
from Nashville attended this meeting,
owing to three other important annual
meetings that will bo held within the
next three months.
the Jubilee Club during their stay. 3
EPWORTH LEAGUE if
in Key Chapel Gallatin, j
Tenn., June 12. !
PROMINENT MEN AND WOMEN OF
M. E. CHURCH PRESENT. '
MANY SUBJECTS RELATING TO I
WELFARE OF THE YOUNG AND i
AFFECTING THE ORGANIZATION J
WERE DISCUSSED MUCH EN-
THUSIASM WAS EXHIBITED BY j
THE MEMBERS OF THE CON-
VENTION-ON THE WHOLE, IT,
WAS A VERY PROFITABLE
Gallatin, Tenn., June 14. The Ten
(omnon- Rnwrvrth iTjensnie
fnnvdntlnn met in Kpv nhiinel AT. 'E.
v y i , v i. . ...v, -- 1. , . -. - - -
nhni'fh Wednesday June 12. at 9
n'olnnl; am At tVlA nriATll n fT nf iho'
Convention there were only a few del-lj
egaies piksviil. lvev. j. x. ma',:
President, presided, assisted by some!
of the other brethren throughout tins
three days' session. The Convention;
hem tnree sessions uauy. ah oi in? ct
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i 'residing tiiuers wore pivseiu except
Mrs. Ida WW.s made "the address I
ot weicome" on behalf of the church. !
Her words of welcome were very ap-
Dr. J. J. Stowe, of the M. E. Church
South, delivered the address of web
come on behalf of the town. In wchj
coming the Convention he said he repj
resented the cultured the decent, the;-,
m-oacl:mIndel andf the? "best of his p( ' "
pie and felt that tho convention rep-; ,
resented the best of its people. ThjJ
perplexing problems that come to ug
as races must bo solved by the besi
of both races working together undej
the leadership of the Holy Spirit. Thf y
hope of us all, he said, was in Jesus
Rev. T. Wr. Johnson, of Clark Memo!
rial Church, Nashville, Tenn., made a
very strong response to the address o)
welcome. He besousrht the members !
of the convention and of his race ti
make friends with the people yot;
meet every day.
Dr. G. G. liOgan. Field Secretary o
Foreign Missions of M. E. Church,
made a very forcible talk in thi
interest of Foreign Missions. He ems
pha sized the fact that if you have nervi
desire to save others you yoursell
have not been converted. Another."
thought urged by him was, that w
must have a full conception or dun
to mankind everywhere
The second dav's session of th
convention showed a large attendance.
Manv subjects relatine: to the wclTl
fare of the young people and the Elf1
worth League were discussed. lVIuelj;
enthusiasm was exhibited on the par
of the members of the convention. '
"How to Induce Younsr Men to Eui
ter the Christian Ministry," was verj
ably discussed by tho members or tin J
convention'. Some advocated bettei
pay as an inducement, but others too
the contrary view by saying that nj
man should be induced to come int-y
the ministry hoping to become rich o
acquire a fortune". It was unmistak j
bly stated by Dr. Logan that the mir
istrv did not hold out and should na ;
hold out big salaries as an incentiv
to young men, but it should be we
understood that tho minister's plac
in the world was far superior to an
commercial interest. '
Dr. Fl W. S. Hammond. First Xil i
President of the Conference Epworti ''
League could iiot; present on a .
count of being ill. However, he sen '
greetings to the convention.
Every one looked forward to til :
coming of Rev. I. Garland Penn, S
retary of the Epworth League 1
the M. E. Church, on the third day .j6t,
the Convention, but were disappoin ":
ed. Dr. J. N. C. Coggins was sent ;
represent, him, owing to the fact tbs t
Rev. I. Garland Penn was summonf1"1;
to the bedside of his sick mother w
Mrs. F W. S. Hammond read a ve; ;
fine paper on "The Place of Amus
ments in the Development cf fl'1
Child.", Sho denounced tho two-sip.1
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