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"All things come "to them that wait, providing they hustle while they wait." CJtarJes W. Anderson. "Get out of our sunshine." R. E. Boyd.
Vol. II.
NASHVILLE. TENN.. FRIDAY. JULY 5, 1907.
NO. 26.
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ENDEAVOR ARMY
IN CHARGE
opened by singing hymn No. 1, "O for Walls, or Arkansas, responded. lie BAREHEADED COFFEE.
a tnousana tongues to sing, etc. saia. "inis occasion betokens a new- unn in Arizona" civ n.m
Prayer by Rev. I. II. Bergen, of era In the Christian world, and we Hackley Winston "I once visited an
uncle who was preaching In a back-
FIRST BIENNIAL CONVENTION
. MEETS FOR SEVEN DAYS'
SESSION.
Convened Tuesday Evening
In St. John A. M. E.
Church.
Ail nail the power of Jesus' name hope to see great results from this
etc., was sung, after which Rev. I. 0. meeting." Continuing, he said, "I
vvaus, or ArKansas, reaa ior a scrip- nave always naa taiih In my race,
ture lesson Romans 5. The Decalogue and this demonstration only strength-
service was conducted by State Super- ens that faith. We have come to the
intendent Hunter, of Washington, D. C. conclusion that there is a peculiar
Dr. E. J. Gregg announced that the place to be filled bv the young peonle
Board of Control had agreed on the of the African Methodist Church. It
following officers for the Convention: is said that the Negro cannot pro
Prof. A. St. George Richardson, Presl- gress beyond si certain line; this meet-
dent of Edward Waters College, Jack- ing belies that statement. The time
sonville, Fla., Secretary; Rev. T. W. has come for us to take care of our
Haigler, of Nashville, Tenn., Assistant own children. We can teach our peo-
Secretary; Mrs. Delia A. Adams, of pie better than anybody else. .We can
Chicago, 111., Secretary; Rev. J. G. Rob- preach better for them; We can sing
inson, of Louisville, Ky., Reporter;
Rev. Wm. Byrd, of Atlanta, Ga., Treas
urer.
Bishop Salter announced that the
communion service had been deferred,
better for them, and from this time on
we are going to sing a new song." He
was easily the hero of the evening.
The Convention cheered him to the
echo, and several times the speaker
DELEGATES IN ATTENDANCE
FROM ALL PARTS OF THE
COUNTRY MANY OF THE LEAD
ING MEN AND WOMEN OF THE
RACE HERE A WAVE OF CHRIS
and that he would now receive Intro- was compelled to pause amid the ap-
ductions. Bishop C. II. Phillips, of the plause. Dr. Walls is a forceful speak-
C. M. E. Church, was the first. Intro- er, and a deep reasoner. After collec-
duced, followed by Dr. E. W. S. Ham- tion and announcements by Dr. Gregg.
mond, Dean of the Theological Depart- the benediction was pronounced, bring-
ment of Walden University. Bishop ing to a close a session of the Convex
L. J. Choppin was Introduced and tion that will ever be remembered by
woods district in Desha County. It
was a very poor charge, and he in
formed me that they paid his salary
about twice a year. He boarded with
one of his members, and on my visit
I shared the accomodations of this
unpretentious abode. 1 was used
to this sort of thing, but met a sur
prise at the supper table. We had
chicken, corn bread and black coffee.
I saw no sugar and Inferred that the
coffee had already been sweetened.
A sip from the tin cup changed my
mind as well as the expression of my
face.
" 'A little sugar, please,' I said, turn
ing to the hostess. Then seeing that
she was puzzled, I took up the coffee
cup.
" 'Lord bless you!' said the husband,
taking a long pull at his cup, 'us drlnkj
it bareheaded. There s some sorghum
ef you want to use It; we ain't got no
sugar.
CONGRESS AND
CHAUTAUQUA
OF BAPTIST YOUNG PEOPLE
OF THE
STATES
Great Meeting Held In
New Orleans, June 26
To July I.
spoke words of encouragement. He
said he did not feel that he ought to
attempt to make a speech under the
circumstances as the time was so far
TIAN FELLOWSHHIP PERVADES spent it was necessary to push for
ward to the completion of the organi
zation. He said the work was in Its
incipiency, and of necessity would
have to be put in smoothe running or
der.
every one present.
KELLY WINFREY.
Little Rock, Ark., June 27. the wed
ding of Miss Mabel Winfrey, of this
THE CITY MEETINGS WILL
CONTINUE UNTIL MONDAY,
JULY 8.
SECOND GREAT GATHERING OF
BAPTIST YOUNG PEOPLE AND
THEIR LEADERS TO DISCUSS
HELPFUL THEMES AND PRO
GRESSIVE METHODS FOR SUN
DAY SCHOOL AND OTHER
WORK AMONG THE YOUNG
. PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE
COUNTRY.
McCLAIN STEWART NUPTIALS
One of the prettiest home weddings city, and Mr. John IT. Kelly, Jr., of
of this season was witnessed by a com- Nashville, was solemnized at the First
pany of about 150 relatives and Congregational Church of Little Rock
friends on Wednesday, June 2G, at Wednesday evening. The general
high noon, at the residence of Mr. opinion Is that it was one of the pret-
and Mrs. J. S. Stewart, 99 Claiborne tiest weddings ever witnessed among
street, when Miss Fate Lou Stewart, the people of the City of Roses. The
Bishop C. II. Phillips was the next and Dr. T. E. McClain were united in church was beautifully decorated with
speaker. He expressed himself as high- marriage. Before a back ground of cut flowers, potted plants, ferns ai.d
ly pleased to be present, and hoped ferns, vines and flowers the ceremony lilies, forming a beautiful background
1.1 -, .1.. - 1U. Ill ..! ll-.. wi.i.li rmrA ntAiil.l Yn. JtnlinJ J J.1 - L 111 mi-- 1- UI.V it. V "lnt
enniai uonvenuon 01 uie Aiieu vuns- uiai umtu guuu uum wc aiAAimimoiicu, was periormeu piumijuy ai oiuouiv. ine arcn unuer waicu uie nappy iuu- geu0ol Congress and Baptist Youn"
tian endeavor leagues 01 tne Airican ami mat a si-eat army ui youus meu uev. msner. pastor 01 uuvet uaptist pie stood was laacn wun lines irom peopie's Union Chautauqua was sol
Methodist Episcopal Church was called and women for the Christian army be church in Chicago, came down to per- the center of which hung a floral de- Pirmi7Pfi wnh manificpnt rpUsHrma
to oruer on luesaay evening at eiguu kulucicu uuuci wc unuuci vl ocouo 10rm tne ceremony, wnicn ne uiu in a sign in tne snape 01 a ueu. mis iiuuij
o'clock in St. John A. M. E. Church, Christ. very simple yet impressive manner. a picture long to be remembered
corner of Cedar street and Eighth Bishop Tyree was the next speaker. The bridal party entered the draw- While the audience was waiting for
avenue, North, by Bishop M. B. Sal- He said, "The poor you have with you jng r00m through bridal gates the bridal party to enter Miss Carrie
ter, D. D., president of the Endeavor always, .ana that it would not he in wreathed in southern smilax and Booker rendered a very sweet selec
Department. The beautiful auditor!- order for him to make a speech, out ,-oses. which were opened bv two lit- tinn "Dearie
urn was pacKea to overnowing witn uiat n uam w aimoum: iut tuc t!e girls, Alleen streator and Jenetta To the gtraing of Mendelssohn's healthy sentiment among the Baptist
delegates to the Convention and citl- Kailway Protective Association had of- PHKht who were beautifully dressed WP(1f1illr march. plaved bv Miss Stella churches in favor of the Sunday
The opening session of the first bi-
New Orleans, June 30. The closing
session of the National Baptist Sunday
-.ervice at the First African Baptist
Church, on Third street, between
Franklin and Liberty to-night. Thus
the second annual session of this
worthy organization that has for Its
prime objects the creating of a more
zens or wasnvuie. u.r. t. vv. naigier, mu men i an lvi uie uB mi me - in whie lingerie frocks ana blue sasn- E Bugh the bridal party entered, led School and Young People's organiza-
pastor of St. John Church, and his iting delegates, and they had put in es; next came the maid of nonor ana 'our usherg lMessrg Prank A tlong ag well as the study of the Bible
members deserve much credit for the electric lights in order that the hall the bride's only attendant, Miss Lillian Youn- Oscar A Miller Berestful W. from the International Sunday School
manner in which they have prepared might be used at night. He. spoke of A Brisht. sho was gowned In a Tackso'n and Chester E Bush Next Lesson standpoint has passed into his-
me ciiurai 01 me uuveuuuu, riveiy " " " ,. blue hatiste peautituuy trimmea u came the four bridesmaids Misses tory. The attendance, while not as
way one turns his eyes a new scene is strong plea for the redemption of the lace and tuckg blue siippers, gloves. attip A Booker Ethel M. Pitts, large as expected when first advertised,
beheld. joung. lie bdia . ine young peupiw lrdle and a blue hair braid hat were n m.. ..J m.wi. w tcpi. was sufficiently larce enouch to en-
j t a i " . i .vi t r. j. vv 1 1 1 1 1 l v aau ush'j - -
wo a rn nTrpr in r nr i'iw m i i' ' . n l i .,- . . . .
ly of Columbia. Tenn., beautifully rourage tne promoters to aireaay maKe
Prior to the opening of the meeting
the choir, under the direction of Prof
J. I. Watson, entertained the vast as
semblage a soul-stirring song serv
ice. At the conclusion of which Bish
ops Salter and Tyree ascended the ros
trum. Bishop Saltev stated the hour
we are after do not come to church,
and we are here to find a remedy for
their rescue;" also that he did not be
lieve the ship would sink, for God
would not permit a ship to sink that
he had kept afloat for forty years.
Dr. Chappelle suggested that a com-
had arrived for him, as the head of the " ee be appointed to rev ,g the Con
Endeavor Department, to open the first
Biennial Allen Endeavor Convention.
Bishop E. Tyree lined hymn No. C26,
"Jesus shall reign," etc. At the con
elusion of the hymn Bishop Salter
said that as this was the first meeting
of the kind in the history of the A. M.
E. Church, he desired that every one
present kneel while Bishop Tyree
would sk the divine blessings of God
upon the meeting. All present seemed
to be greatly affected by the fervent
prayer by Bishop Tyree, and a wave
of brotherly love could be seen in the
countenance, and a harmonious meet
ing was assured. Seated upon the
rostrum were Bishop M. B. Salter,
D. D., of Charleston, S. C; Bishop E.
Tyree, D. D., LL. D., M. D., of Nash
ville, Tenn., Bishop L. J. Coppln, D,
D., Philadelphia, Pa.; Dr. W. D. Chap
pelle, Secretary of the A. M. E.
Church Sunday School Union, Nash
ville, Tenn.; Rev. E. J. Gregg, D.D.,of
Jacksonville, Fla., Secretary Christian
Endeavor Department, and several
prominent pastors and presiding el-
tiers.
Scripture lesson was read by Dr. E
J.' Gregg, who read for the evening's
lesson the twelfth chapter of Romans.
Bishop Salter asked the Secretary
of the Endeavor Department, Dr.
Gregg, to read the law authorizing
(hem to call the Convention which
was done. He then declared the Con
vention open. He said he desired to
introduce to the Convention his col
league in the person of Bishops L. J
Coppin and E. Tyree. He next intro
duced Dr. W. D. Chappelle, Presiding
Elders Lewis. Nixon and Welch, and
all the superintendents of conferences
and states. Bishop Salter asked that
thr dplonntes hold prayer services
where they are stopping morning and
evening.
Dr. Gregg made a few remarks out
lining the work of the Convention. He
jnctrnried fvrrvone to bring a note
stitution of the League, and he was in
formed that such a committee had been
appointed. Dr. . Chappelle was asked
to .suggest a person or persons to be
added to the committee. He suggest
ed the name of Mr. Wm. E. DeLacy, of
Chicago 111. Those having in mind
any change that would be of benefit to
the committee as an addition to the
constitution would write them and-
band them in at the next meeting
WEdnesday Evening.
The convention was called to order
by Bishop M. B. Salter.
my God, to Thee," etc., was sung by
the choir. Prayer was offered by Prof.
Lawrence, of South Carolina. The
congregation joined in singing "On
ward. Christian Soldier." Dr. E. J
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worn, she camea a large Douquet oi
pink carnations tied with blue rib
bons: next came the little flower girl,
Lillian Dixon, strewing flowers along
the bride's pathway. She wore a pret
ty lingerie dress with white ribbons.
Then came the bride leaning on the
arm of her brother, Mr. Wm. Stewart,
of Michigan, who gave her In mar
riage. The bride never appeared more
beautiful than she did in her wedding
rohe. A charming picture of loveli
ness, in a French mouseline elaborate
ly trimmed in real Val lace and num
erous fine tucks, with a white pom-
gowned in pink, green, blue and lav- "reparations for next year's meeting.
ender organdies respectively, carryini
carnations and fernsr The best man,
Dr. Frank B. Adair, of Humphrey,
Ark., followed by the matron of honor,
Mrs. Lida Gilliatie, of Ft. Smith, Ark.,
trowned in white chiffon with blue rib
bons and carrying an armful of white
carnations and ferns, entered. After
these came the ring bearer, little
Sara Booker dressed in white em
broidered swiss. She was followed by
That much good has been derived
from the meeting is already seen by
cores of young Baptists In New Or
leans who have identified themselves
with the meeting daily. A summary
of the work of the Congress will con
vince all that the progress as well a3
the work outlined was calculated to do
much good.
The session proper opened Thursday
morning at ten o'clock by Scripture
reading led by Rev. John Marks. Aft-
twn mtlp flnwpr frlrls. Olsra Jordan
Tio,Qi t inAe rxrhn wow Hrosspri er Invocation the welcome addresses
padour satin girdle. A handmade . ... nlflo)4 nrni were delivered. Rev. J. II. Fleming.
milline hat, with ostrich plumes and , ,,oCi;pt filial with roses of the First District Association, on
jeweled pins completed the toilet. She ' . ctrm,H in ttm bride's behalf of the body; Rev. J. M. Young,
nofVi TVnm ihn vpctrv rnrim in the
rear 'came Mr. John II. Kelly, Jr., who "apHst Church and Miss Angle F
roses and ferns, tied with white satin
ribbon. Her only ornaments were a
KrMMr diamond ring, the gift of the groom,
1H ... , 1 11.. Ji. 1
ond cltamona earrings, uie gut in uei
mother.
The groom with his best man, Mr
Eugene Page, entered from the hall
th1 mpt the bride at the altar. Both
stood under the arch and awaited the
coming of the bride, who entered
leaning on the arm of her brother, Mr.
Robert C. Winfrey. The bride's dress
was a creation of white silk chiffon
over liberty satin with panel front
and yoke of imported silk embroidered
chiffon, trimmed with frills of accor-
n . & 11 i lit- .,. 4-Hin
Gregg, Corresponding Secretary, made wore t rmce Aiueits wnu B.ay
a few remarks. Among other things ers and gioves. , dion pleated chiffon, white satin rib
i ie nnaai pariy ionium a. ocuu-vn- . ... - ., .,M u tt ,kiv
the altar which made a
he said, "We have looked forward
to this hour with great ' anticipation.
We had extended formal invitations
to the Governor and Mayor to be pres
ent, but they were unable to be pres
ent; we have, therefore, filled their
places with others. There will be one
extra number that you will know
when you get to it." The choir sang
"Oh for a thousand tongues to sing,"
etc.
The first speaker of the evening was
Rev. C. II. Boone in behalf of the city
churches. He spoke of the success at
tained by the African Methodist
Church in the affairs of the nation.
Miss Lizzie Stockell was the next
speaker in behalf of the Local Union.
She spoke eloquently and receivea
great applause. The next speaker
was Rev. Wm. Flagg, who spoke in
behalf of the Local Union. He told of
the efforts put forth to prepare for the
comforts of the delegates to attend.
And said that if the work had to be
done over the committee would roll
up their sleeves and go at it again.
The African Methodist has furnished
hpr mmtn. of men to take their places
book and Bible to each session, as the nmomr uie men of the day. At the
Convention would be practically a conclusion of his speech Bishop Salter
school and that each was here to have cae( for a Chautauqua salute.
The next ppeaker of the evening was
Mr. D. A. Hart, who welcomed the
a good time by working hard.
Wednesday Morning.
The Allen Christ lan Endeavor
t no o-no nupnort at a: ay ociock. j
Convention in behalf of St. John Sun
day School. Endeavor Society and the
church. Miss Lydia E. Norrls, of
brief session of the Board oi uoniroi jew uneaiiK, uu., huucku
was the first business conducted. At She possesses a rich contralto voice
30:15 the religious services were and has an easy delivery. -Dr. 1. W.
cle around
beautiful picture long to be remem
bered. After the ceremony all turned
and faced the audience to receive con-
imi'lnlifinnc!
(,iiiiuittiiuii.i. . I fnrniPrl
lurs. .j t unit; Diiut-iujnc invoiuv.u
the piano, playing the wedding march
nlso accompanying the two soloists.
Dr. Mattie Coleman sang "Love me,
and the world is mine" very sweetly
"Because God made you mine' was
beautifully rendered by Miss Alberta
K. Davis.
The receiving party consisted of
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Stewart, Mr. and
Mrs. John Cunningham, Misses Mattie
Scales, Rebecca McCants and Lottie
Black. The wedding register was Kept
bv Miss Elizabeth Elliott. Frappe was
dispensed to the guests by Hattle May
Stewart and Pryor Williams.
The presents were many, rare, cost
ly, valuable and too numerous to men
tion here.
Mr. and Mrs. McClain left on the
7:40 train for Denver, Colo., their fu
ture home, where the doctor has al
ready established himself. The bride's
going away dress was a blue taffeta,
niade guimpe with lingerie blouse, tan
hat. belt, slippers and gloves
The out of town guests were Rev.
nnd Dr. Coleman, of Clarksville: Miss
Lettie Black, of Jefferson, and Rev. E
J. Fisher, of Chicago; Mr. William
Stewart, of Michigan, who came down
especially to attend the marriage; Dr,
Edwards, of McMinnville; Dr. Reed
of Kentucky.
bon and chiffon rush. Her veil which
extended to the end of her train, was
caught up with orange blossoms. She
carried an armful of bride's roses.
During the ceremony, which was per-
Lewis on behalf of the churches and
Sunday schools, while Rev. L. C.
Simon, of Opelousas, La., who Is an
excellent speaker, gave a welcome on
behalf of the State. The responses
were but two; the first by Rev. Henry
Allen Boyd. Assistant Secretary of the
National Baptist Publishing Board,
Nashville, Tenn., and Secretary of the
Sunday School Congress, who thanked
the committee, the church and the citi
zens for the hearty welcome. The
next was by Rev. E. W. D. Isaac, D. D.,
of Nashville. Tenn., Secretary of the
N. B. Y. P. U. Board and editor of the
by Rev. Y. B. Sims the pastor, National Baptist Union. Dr. Isaac, as
rdie Mao Boyd, of Obcrlln, O., j proceeded to take charge of his
Miss Bi
sang sweetly "O Promise Me
The reception was at the bride's
home. 2400 Adams street.
BOUND OVER.
audience, dwelling at length on each
portion of the welcome addresses. He
closed by paying the Negro women a
deserved compliment for their purity,
their loyalty and their devotion to
T,irp nnbpr of the Gitv Cnnrt bound Christianity. The entire first days
Anthony Malone over to the Criminal session, after the welcome addresses
Court Monday morning, the charges and responses, was spent in discussion
against the man being highway rob- or sum a oie topics as nau ueru pun-
bery and obtaining goods under false n en 10 in
pretenses. One Nathan Baston claims i'wt
tbnt. while on the wav home Satur- A charming ioature was Drougnt out
day night a mr.n whom he thinks is
Malone, after following him quite a
distance, asked what the hour was
and snatched his watch and ran. The
other chanre wr.s made by a man
in these sessions when it was shown
with what unison and harmony the
National Baptist Publishing Board,
the Home Mission Board of the Na
tional Convention with the B. Y. P. TT.
named Seifried. who says that Malone Board, and all of the officers of the
ordered a case of beer for Lillian Lee
on false pretenses.
three were working for the uplift and
benefit of the Negro In general and the
Baptists in particular. Each day's
session of the Congress was opened
with fitting devotional service. The
most charming part being the prayers
pnd the singing. Nothing In the way
HOUSE DISMUKES.
A nuiet wedding took place last
Thursday evening at 718 Sevier
street, the residence of Mr. and Mrs. pf POngs was offered during the entire
Wm. Hadley. the contracting parties session emt the product of Negro
being Mr. Edward House and Miss brain pnd skill. The songs of the late
Callie Dismukes. The family and a Prof. William Rosborough, found in
few friends witnessed the ceremony. Celestial Showers. Nos. 1 and 2. and
Rev. Wm. Ilayncs, pastor of Sylvan those in the National Anthem Series
Street Baptist Church, officiated. by Rosborough and J. II. Carter, with

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