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THE NASHVILLE GLOBE, FRIDAY, JULY 12. 100?.
Tho Nashville Globe.
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A SUMMER HINT.
It pleases us to call the attention of
our readers to the inconsistencies
of the white man who is forever point
ing out our faults. We are not loath
to point out a few of his glaring faults
and, semi occasionally, when we find
a man whose convictions are based
upon the principles of right and he
has the courage to give expression pub
licly to his views, we are delighted to
accord him proper credit. But we find
our greatest pleasure in emphasizing
the good qualities exhibited by some
member of our race.
We do not believe in eternally harp
ing on the faults of our race or of
those of any other race, but we believe
occasionally we should direct the at
tention of our readers to some of the
charges made against us as a race and
most especially when we think there
are good grounds for the allegations
of the accuser.
One charge made against us as a
race Is, we are not clean. To be more
specific, the white man says that the
Negro, as a rule, gives off an odor that
i3 rather offensive; in plain words, he
stinks. Is this charge true? If it Is,
we cannot alter the fact by making the
counter assertion, an assertion which
we know is true, that the white man
exudes an ordor which is not only of
fensive to us, but also to other races
and especially to the Japanese. What
are the facts in the case so far as it
concerns us as a race? We fear,
though it humiliates us to make the
admission, that there is more truth
than fiction in the charge.
We had an occasion recently to at
tend a gathering of our people the
largest, we believe that has assembled
at one time and one place in this city
during the year. Being late we were
forced to push our way from one por
tion of the vast audience to the other.
We encountered in our passage about
one dozen different odors and one well
defined stink. The odors varied from
the cheap cologne which made its
presence known in all directions with
in a radius of ten feet, to the most
delicate perfume of the most refined
Sachet and talcum powders were also
in evidence. But that well defined
stink seemed to be omnipresent. It
overshadowed, aye even eclipsed all of
the odors. We wish we could find a
more delicate way to express our
meaning and yet convey in a simple,
direct way our opinion as to the cause
of the stink, but Ave can only say,
truthfully, that the cause so far as we
were enabled to determine was the
sparing use of soap and water upon
those portions of the anatomy not ex
posed to sight.
But, seriously, we pay too little at-
tention, as a race, to the sanitary con
ditions of our homes and bodlez1
large death rate of our race Jr.
cities especially can be directly ch!v,Vrol
ji ml Johnson gave a
exhibition Tuesday and
to our disregard of the laws of health,
Filthiness causes more death in the
course of a year among the people of a
city like Nashville than there are Ne
groes lynched for the same period in
the least law abiding state in the
Let's all begin a campaign for clean
er bodies and cleaner homes; invest
more in soap and less in these loud
scented powders and perfumes, and if
we keep it up, the enormous death
rate will soon dwindle to where it
Ben Tillman, the woud-be duelist!
Recently there was going the rounds
of the press a story of Benjamin's
latest sensational caper in a Michigan
town, where he delivered his irrepress-
ble harangue on the Negro. It waa
rumored at the time that a Mr. Dolli
ver stirred up the ire of tho loquacious
Carolinian to such an extent by criti
cising him that he challenged the
.Michigander to mortal combat.
Bishop Henry M. Turner, the ven
erable prelate of the A. M. E. Church,
statesman, scholar, writer and soldier,
oilers to add to the coins in Ben Tiil
man's exchequer to the amount of one
thousand dollars, if he can make a
speech without having the Negro in
it. Mind you, the Bishop means a
speech that will be considered a
speech by those competent to judge of
what constitutes a speech. As Ben
Tillman is out for the shekels, the
loaves and fishes, this is a good
chance for him to copper the coin and
refute the charge made against him
by one of America's grandest men
Tillman cannot ignore this chal
lenge, because this whole country
knows that he would bo as helpless
before an audience without his pet
hobby as a schoolboy without any
preparation would be. If he does not
want the Bishop's "filthy lucre," let
him prove by actual accomplishment
that the Bishop's declaration is un
No one doubts the results of fiuch
an attempt, if Tillman accepts the
gauge thrown down by Bishop Turn
er; no one believes he can measure
up to the height and dignity of a
speech with the Negro eliminated; in
fact, that is what gave him the
"brainstorm" when Mr. Dolliver, ot
Michigan, branded him as a sensa
tional Lilliputian gabber out for no
toriety, the loaves and fishes.
While one may not agree with that
grand old man, the lit Rev. Bishop
11. M. Turner as to the emigration of
the Negroes in the United States to
Africa, one must admit that he strikes
a responsive chord when he classes
Vardaman and Ben Tillman as human
jackasses. Bishop Turner might have
found one of the same species promi
nent in the political affairs of Ten
Few of our exchanges, indeed, find
the social events of Nashville so in
leresting as does the Washington
Bee. Miss Beatrice Chase, who fills
the position of exchange editor we
suppose so acceptably, is as interested
in the happenings of this city as if she
were one of us. The ability to write
as well as clip, in this case, has passed
from sire to daughter.
John D. Rockefeller,' after eluding
the United States officers for two
weeks, has been served with a supeona
to appear before a Chicago judge. He
seems to be following the rule he uses
in making charitable gifts in that he
put the government to about the same
amount of trouble to catch him that he
was put in dodging the officers.
The ladies who are sponsors for the
Day Home should ask for an appro
priation from the county toward the
support of this movement. They are
entitled to it and, if the proper effort
is made, we believe they can get it.
Why was the segregation law so
amended as to take in the Negro dis-
Crict between Ninth and Twelfth ave
nues, North? Does the law intend to
protect only white communities?
Halslcr, Dr. Hairier
valuable presents wero received. i
Some candidate for mayor ought to
run on a platform which contains a
plank that would pledge him to keep
women from saloons.
Why has Teddy been so quiet? He
must be hatching a third term egg.
Warm weather and conventions go
hand in hand.
A PAINTER'S BRAINSTORM.
Tom stopped in Possum Cut one day,
When happening to look.
He spied a laundry, billed this way:
"No nigger washing took."
Tom went back home, put up this sign:
"Fine painting by Tom Bacon;
Houses and fences finished fine"
And "No whitewashing taken."
GETS EXCEPTIONAL DISTINC
TION. John Hope, '94, Recognized by Alma
Mater as Leader of His Race.
Seldom in the history of Brown Uni
versity has an honorary decree been
awarded to an alumnus for noteworthy
service Within the short neriod of 13
years after his graduation, but such
was tne case when President Faunce
announced yesterday that the decree
of Master of Arts had been conferred
on John Hope of the class of 1S94.
As an educator of the DeoDle of his
own race in the South Mr. Hope is al
ready making a name for himself that
is recognized not 'only in Georcla.
where he is teaching, but also through
out the country, especially amone the
Baptists, in the interests of which de
nomination he has been workine for
13 years, or ever since he graduated
He 13 now President of the Atlanta
Baptist College, Atlanta. Ga.. where
this year he succeeds in fact as well as
in name Rev. George Sale, now the
Superintendent of the home mission
schools of the Baptist denomination.
Last year Mr. Hope wa3 Acting Presi
dent of the college and has been con
nected with its faculty for nine years.
un leaving Hrown he was appointed
Professor of the Department of Nat
ural Sciences at Roger Williams Uni
versity, Nashville, Tenn., where he
served four years. Going to Atlanta
Baptist College In the department of
Greek and Latin Literature, he grad
ually rose in his profession and was
macie Principal or the literary depart
ment of the college, a position which
he held until made the institution's!
The college had 213 students dnrinz
the year which has Just closed, the
most in 12 years, and it has the dis
tinction of being the only college in
Georgia for colored young men. It has
a college course and a theological
The field from which the collece
draws is one of the largest in tho
South. There are nearly 300.000 col
ored Baptists in Georgia in a negro
population of more than 1,000,000, or
nearly nail the population of the en
tire State. The college was founded
in 18C7. Mr. Hope, besides discharg
ing the duties which devolve upon him
as President, teaches psychology and
On returning to Brown for Com
mencement in 1904. when his class
celebrated its decennial, Mr. Hope at
the class dinner made a masterful plea
for recognition of the needs of the col
ored race, presenting the subject in a
new light for most of his classmates
and awakening their profound inter
est. The gift of an honorary decree
from his Alma Mater so comparatively
soon after his graduation indicates
that he is recognized by that institu
tion as one of the foremost vouneer
educators of his race. Providence
DOGS HAVE AN EAR FOR MUSIC
The capacity of dogs to distinguish
musical tones has been made the sub
ject of elaborate experiments by Dr.
Otto Kalischer of Berlin in the Pro
ceedings of the Berlin Academy of
Sciences. Dr. Kalischer trained his
dogs to pick up and eat morsels of
meat set before them only when a cer
tain note was sounded. This he called
the "feed tone." All the other notes In
the scale, which he called "prohibition
tones," were signals that the food In
front of them waa not to be touched.
He began his course of training with
a set of pipes of nine notes covering
the diatonic scale. When he had
taught the dogs all the notes in this
he turned to the piano and harmoni
um and soon found that the animals
were able to distinguish semi-tones
The method of procedure was sim
ple. He had a long note sounded and
throughout, its duration he gave the
dog he was training bits of meat. Aft
er two or three days, when the dog
was thoroughly accustomed to this, he
had another tone sounded, one of the
"prohibition tones," and during that
he held meat before the dog, but pre
vented hlra from taking It, making
gestures to show that it was forbidden.
The lessons were given daily, each
lasting about five minutes. He found
that many dogs caught on in five or
Closing Out Sale
FOR THE NEXT 30 DAYS
We will close out all spring and summer
goods regardless of price. Men's and Boys
Clothing, Hats, and Furnishing Goods, Men's
Ladies and Children's Shoes, all up to date
styles, must be sold.
Come and s e for Yourself.
Remember we are Sole Agents for W. L. Douglas Shoes.
I. D. ELLIS, Gor. Public Square and Cedar St.
Staple and Fancy Grocer
ies of all Kinds.
Goods received fresh daily and all orders
Promptly attended to.
Please give us a call.
Pearl St and Tenth Aveiiue
Telephone Main 1173.
J. . Martin,
THE CUSTOM. HOUSE LIVERY
First-Class Livery on Short Notice.
712 and 7 14 Broadway,
six lessons, making no attempt to
touch the meat during the continuance
of the prohibition tone, but snapping
itup eagerly when the "feed tone"
was sounded. The other notes were
quickly added as "prohibition tones,"
and oddly enough when he decided to
change the "feed tone," a majority of
dogs detected the change and accom
modated themselves to it with ease.
It was proved by the experiments
that all dogs have a very acute per
ception of music tone. They could not
only distinguish the "feed tone" from
the half tone above and below it, but
they caught it when sounded in a
chord with other notes. Finally, after
long training, they showed ability to
pick it out amid a jangle of discordant
notes in which even the ear of a
trained musician failed to detect
whether it was sounding or not, New
RETURNED FROM TEXAS.
N. M. Stewart, formerly manager of
The Abraham Lincoln Land Co., 71
The Arcade, has returned from Texas,
and is now in the employ of the
Realty Savings Bank and Trust Com
pany, corner Fourth avenue and Union
street, and will have charge of their
North Nashville property.
From his association with the Lin
coln Land Company, and his large
sales made to the colored people of
this vicinity he needs no introduc
tion to most of our readers.
Mr. Stewart informs U3 that we may
look for one of the largest sales he
has ever conducted in the near fu
ture. We will say that of the great
number of lots Mr. Stewart has sold
in Nashville, it has never come to our
knowledge that one was ever misrep
resented or that any purchaser ever
met with any but courteous treatment,
and all his agreements have always
Two men from the Sheriff's office
were headed for the jail with a pris
oner, aal when near City Hall they
faund their way blocked by the usual
Saturday night crowd. One colored
man who did not move quickly enough
to suit the officers was roughly shoved
to one side. Right then and there
the trouble began. Fists and clubs
were freely used, when one of the dep
uties fired a shot in the air "to fright
en the crowd." Two colored men
whom the officers suppose were in the
melee were carried to jail.
Mrs. Willie Neely, served a tempt
ing and enjoyable dinner Monday,
July 8, at her residence, compliment
ary to Miss Mattie Neely's guest, Miss
Stella Glin, of Fourteenth avenue,
Nashville. The dining room was
beautifully decorated with cut flowers
and ferns. Among the guests were
Misses Estella Glin, Mattie Neely and
Mittie Halfacre. They expressed them
selves as having spent a pleasant aft
ernoon. After dinner was served, the
three ladies with Mrs. Willie Neely
enjoyed a pleasant drive over the city.
Miss Glin left for her home this even
ing. tuw rrom lX
M. W. BUFORD,
Hair Cut 25cts. Shave IOcts.
Clean Shop. Courteous Attention.
117 FOURTH AVE. S, Nashville, Tenn-
J. VV. SHERRILL,
FRESH MEATS, FRUITS VEGETABLES.
All Kinds of Canned Goods.
Telephone, 4776. 107 8th Ave., S.
D. WESLEY CRUTCHf R.
WIIX BE PLEASED TO HAVE
YOU CALL ON HIM AT
HAIMAN y LOEB'S,
226 FOURTH AVE., NORTH,.
Where he will be glad to show you an
elegant stock of high grade, up-to-date
Hats and Men's Furnishing Goods
At Moderate Prices.
R. R. DeGrafenried
SUITS MADE TO OUDEIt,
Strict Attention ful to ladies' Work.
CLEANING, DYEING AND RE
PAIK1NO. 43D Cedar St., Nashville, Tenn.
Incorporated Un Jer the laws ot 1 ennessee.
OncCent Savings Bank.
CAPITAL STOCK, $25,000.00. '
Does a regular banking business, in
terest paid on all time deposits. Only
institution of its kind in Tennessee.
R. H. Boyd, Presid ent.
J.W. Bostick, Vice President
CN. Lanoston, Teller.
411 FOURTH AVENUE. NORTH,
NASHVILLE. . . . TENNESSEE.