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THE NASHVILLE GLOBE, FRIDAY, AUGUST 1C, 190?.
The Nashville Globe.
erecting a reformatory w.nere youtns a Japanese newspaper contained a
criminally inclined can be confined vuy significant cartoon recently, one
separate and apart from hardened and which, if It is representative of the
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O. BATTLE lUDllOJi.
PASSING OF PROF. W. L.
In the death of Prof. W. L. Cansler..
Nashville loses one of her most pro
gressive citizens. Mr. Cansler was long
identified with the educational work of
this city, and In religious work he was
known from one end of this country to
the other, because of his identification
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TO TliJi i'UBUC
Anv erroneous rellection uuon the charac-
Locally, until his health began to
fail, he wa3 connected with all the re
ligious organizations which worked
for the betterment of the Individual
churches, his denomination and the
race. As a lodge man, his popularity
can be readily seen when the fact is
stated that at the meeting of the
Knights of Pythias, held In Knoxville
last month, though scarcely able to be
present, he was re-elected unanimously
feelings of the masses of that coun
try, should cause the hot-headed Sac
Franciscoians to ponder before they re
new the anti-Japanese agitations. One
portion of the cartoon represented the
great ovation tendered the Russian
Minister, Kuropatkin, when he visited
Japan before the Russo-Japanese War.
The other represented the proposed
visit of Secretary Taft and the mighty
welcome that will be tendered him.
Under the former appears, "After-Gen
eral Kuropatkin visited us we had
war," under the latter, "After Secre
tary Taft - '!"
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 se for Yourself.
Remember we are Sole Agents for W. L. Douglas Shoes.
I. B.ELLIS, Cor. Public Square and Cedar St.
The "lily white" election commis
sion at Chattanooga refused to appoint
Negroes to act as registrars, even when
some districts are composed almost ex
clusively of colored voters. Formerly
though the majority of the Commis
sion were democrats in some wards,
Hi 1 111 i" i
ter, standing or
reputation ot any person.
IN HONOR OF BRIDAL PARTY.
Mrs. P. J. Young entertained in hon
or of the Elliott McNeal bridal party
at her residence, 74 Murray street, on
the Negroes were recognized when ap- evening of August 5. Those pres-
cnt were Misses juarun, oi xuacuu,
Co Lillian HHcrhr Martha and T.lz-
can member seem to coincide with his zie Wells Minnie Hunter, Rebecca Mc
confrerees. Between a white republi- Cants, Blanche Randals, Eugenia
can and a democrat there is precious Walker, Messrs. F. Work, T. Moore,
. viuceut, J. o. uavis, iviesuumes uuia
AHOLIter , , Tnh nf XnnYville- w VJ
thing is true, every Negro in sight now 0(len j, s Davis D, VVi Draper, Mack
is not a republican. Blake. Mvrtle Blake and Mattie D.
Walker served frappe. The evening
"Peaceful Bill" Taft speaks in Ohioras Pleasan?J Bnt in, whist and oth-
tii- iromf-a At e oven n V inolt trio nnrtv
ucAl. iuuuuaj Hi UOluniOUS. U IS ex- hv Mr AJpKppI nnH Misa Rllintt
and by acclamation to one of the most
rirm or corporation, wlucti may apear in iub lrvirint.f -ffioa ln iha ift nf tha a.
columns ot Tim inA6UV1L1.hoi.uijh u o - little difference these days
ue giauiy corrccicu uyuu 5 uer. iu uiuer iru.ierui(,iea iii itue
attention of the management.
bend correspondence tor publication so as worth was recognized In a like man
to reach the oihee Monday. Mo matter in-
tended iot current issue winch arrives as late .
as 'Ihuisday. can appear in that number, as M had nis peculiarities,
lhursday is press day.
Ail news matter sent us tor publication hut beneath what at times seemed to
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per. and should be accompanied py me b. u a uu8u cAtcnui tucic was a. ai m, pcted that he will sound the admin- were ushered into the dinins room.
cltiorf iTi TevrdencTotgd iZuZ tender heart that ever beat with the Oration's keynote for the next Presi- "vhere a two-course menu was served,
constancy of a true friend. Few, in- Jential Carrmnie-n "rini" -win rtnuht. after which they returned to the par
,.,,,m,,r .mimNro deed, will be the former school hovsL r- -or. and tlie time was pleasantly spent
1 lt'ixil uu tivxiuxiiiiju. - 1,1 jr iu uuaci. ruiaivci a pioiiuuiicc-
,,nn,nJand eirls wb0 were students of "Billy ' ment upon the Brownsville affair,
uovemui rawu. UJ Cansler, who will not feel like drop-
eighteen boys last week administered ping & tear 0Q hearing Qf pasging
a rebuke to the penal system of this Qf thig one Qf the fayorite teachers of
state and made plainer man ever De- their youth They kQew him
fore the urgent, the dire need of an in- , . .,
Tuesday evening while passing un
der the trestle on Pearl street, the
noise attached to a buggy containing,
uessrs. J. .bite. A. G. Fite and H. G.
ite, of Fite Bros. Pressing Club, be
came ingntened at a passing train.
'he occupants were thrown -to the
ground and slightly injured, Mr. A. G.
ite receiving the most serious in
juries. The buggy was completely
wrecked. The horse ran up Pearl
street, but was stopped by a man
whose name the Globe man could not
so he has a rugged path to follow.
stitution where wayward youths could
be confined with the ultimate end in
view of reforming them. From time
to time individual cases where young
sters, almost too young to differentiate
between right and wrong, who had
been convicted of felonies have
aroused public sentiment, but, 80 far
as we know, never before have the
facts of how child imprisonment is
practiced in this state been brought
Now they say that officers of the U.
Tliey S. Armv in the PhilinninA Islands nro
sending souvenirs to their friends at
The various organizations with the expense of tne Federal Govern-
which Prof. Cansler was connected, ment. Why not? Roozevelt takes
the city of Nashville, and the Negro pleasure trips on a Government yacht
race have sustained a loss which they
could ill afford by the death of Wil
liam L. Cansler.
THE STRIKE OF THE
The strike of the telegraphers has
before the public .in such a concrete made the daily papers of the country
form. assume the appearance of a scrap
The prisoners whom the Governor hook filled with clippings appealing to
Qrfinnprt rnnfreii in ace from 10 years various trends of thought. It has
to 18 years. The former case being further drawn the attention of the
that of a colored lad sent up from public to the irrepressible conflict be
Franklin County for burglary, while tween organized labor and organized
the latter was that of a white youth capital, a battle between a labor trust
i.o.ia.iatju ior twelve years from on the one side and on the other side
Blount County on the charge of rape, two companies between which it is
The total ages of the 18 boys was 245 claimed there is an agreement to mo
years, making an average age of 13.5 nppolize, without competition, the tel
years. The average of the 11 colored egraphic business of the country,
boys is 12.3G years and that of the 7 This strike, which if it continues to
whites is 15.28 years. spread will cause great losses to all
The conditions made bare by the nes of business, was caused, osten
executive clemency of Mr. Patterson sibly. ly a California telegrapher, who
are apalling and should cause an hon- was discharged because he refused to
est blush of shame to spread over the live up to the agreement made by the
The Negro newspaper is not
only newspaper that can be read
five minutes these days. Some white
dailies this week could have been
read in less time.
until a late hour.
CHURCH EXTENSION BOARD.
Tyree Camp of the Church Exten
sion Board of St John A. M. E.Church
met at the home of Mrs. Sarah Eulis,
434 Ninth avenue, North, last Friday
evening, Mrs. E. C. Coffey, the Presi
dent presiding. The attendance was
small on account of many members be
ing out of the city. The members were
pleased to have in their midst Mrs
Price Seaton and daughter, Mrs. R. C
tho Erwin and little son, Price Eaton Er
in win, Jr.; Miss Ina Patterson, of Cov
ington, Ky.; Aiesaames it. A. rumps
and Lee Woodard. Miss Patterson
spoke of the woman's work in the
churches of her home. Mrs. R. A,
Philips delivered an excellent address
on "Success." At the close she recited
an original poem and was roundly ap
During the social hour, the
DEATH OF MRS. STRATTON.
Mrs. Sadie Verilee Stratton. wife of plauded
Mr. George L. Stratton, of Fourteenth hostess, assisted by Miss Gertrude May
avenue, North, died Saturday, Aug. 10, berry and Mrs. Nannie Porter, served
after an illness of several months, a four-course menu. A vote of thanks
The funeral services were held at Mt
Zion Baptist Church, of which she was
a member, Monday, Aug. 12, Revs. S.
Mattheus and A. C. Holder offici
ating. The church was filled with
sorrowing friends who came to pay
their last tribute of respect to the de-
was rendered the hostess for her hos
and a devoted and loving wife. She
leaves to mourn her loss a father,
husband, many relatives and friends
Interment was at Mt. Ararat with Al
sup & McGavock funeral directors.
HARD KNOCK ON HIS PATE.
A man whose name was not learned
was knocked down and badly hurt by
a rock thrown by one Sol Bass, who
,10nric of thu nrmiri statft who have Union in that state recently. The man took French leave after seeing he had
always congratulated themselves upon was discharged and the Union demand- Lr'aleasfSpoTarSf Thfdiffi-
our humane institutions. " They show Ma reinstatement to which demand cuty' occumMl in the alley leadlng off
that while meeting out justice too oft- the Company refused to accede. Then j0 Johnston avenue, between Fou01i
en mercy is an unknown and an un- from oue offlce to another, until all and Fifth avenues, Tuesday night.
welcome visitor. They show that imj l-uu,1Liy bms to ue invoiveu, uie - , , V Jl "
though legislatures have been lmpor- Union men liave left their keys,
tuned by Governors notably Robt. L. ln a contest between capital and la
Taylor to provide for the reforma- bor the sympathy of the masses is
tion of youthful criminals, the law- always with the latter when there is
making branch of our state govern- the slightest semblance of a just com
ment has been inexcusably derelict to plaint upon its part. The huge sums
one of its highest obligations. of money paid out in dividends, the
Governor Patterson may be criti- lal'Se amounts of ten put aside by these the Tike the scene of his late esca-
.is .i,i,.r,i ,..,..,irt.,?,r n mammoth business enternrises as nn- Pa(ie
MSCU Hll U1C VY11U1C&O.IO (IttlUUUIUo ui - -
these boys. Such is to be expected. 1,1 i". uiaicsaiu DINNER PARTY.
There are tnose wno, line bnyiocK, ; -.ii.UUu. ii mC ,. Nannie Porter, of 808 Cedar
The first of this week the registra
tion booths in the citv and Davidson
ceased, one was a iaitniui unnstian county were thrown open to the pub
lie. Voters are alive to the coming
election and - are rapidly falling
line. They are preparing to have
say in who shall be the law dispensers
in the next city administration. The
black voters are unusually active,
Many things will come up for adjust
ment before the next set of offlcla'
that vitally concern the Negro, and he
is very much concerned about them
now, when he can prepare to have a
bay in the matter. The time is short
The booths will close the first of next
ONLY NEGRO CONDUCTOR.'
Not only does Henry Vanness of
KocKville, Conn., enjoy the distinction
ot being the only Negro railroad con
ductor in the world, but he also has
the honor ot being one of the men who
nave been longest in continuous rail-
oad service in the country, having
been employed as a conductor for
ty-tbree years without a break. Ho
nas been employed on the New York,
New Haven and Hartford railroad
since it was opened to traffic in 1803.
PROF. R. B. HUDSON COMING.
While a Globe man was on a
southern trip, he stopped in Alabama
and spent several days at Mobile at
tending the Baptist atate B. Y. P. U.
and Sunday School Convention, where
he met Prof. R. B. Hudson, a promi
nent member of the Convention.
Pirof. Hudson is one of the energetic
business men of the state of Alabama,
being well up in secret organizations.
He is principal of the city schools of
Selma, which position he has held for
more than twelve years; owner of one
of the largest business blocks in the
city; one of the partners of Hudson
Bros. Coal Company; secretary of the
Alabama Baptist State Convention
and assistant secretary of the Nation
al Baptist Convention. Although a
young man, he is identified with all
that goes to make up the business men
of his city and state. Prof. Hudson is
scheduled to visit Nashville within
the next two or three weeks on busi
ness connected with the National Convention.
w'as jealousy. The injured man was
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
CnrtwHtrht 1799 Pattorenn ctroof -nroa
douched with water and had to be thR scene of a reception last Friday
worked with cosiderably before he was
brought back to consciousness. The
policemen on the beat went in search
of live irate Sol, hoping to bag him.
But Sol thought any other part of the
city would be more comfortable for
residence than Jo Johnston avenue
hat will be long remembered by those
present on account of its beauty and
the exquisite taste which marked the
whole affair. The honorees of the oc
tasion were the sister and nephew of
Mrs. Cartwrlght, Miss Alice Stevens,
Chicago, and Mr. J. Thomas Caruth
ers, recently graduated from Am
herst College, but now located at Bor
dentown, N. J.
The house was beautifully decorated
with ferns and flowers. From five to
iignts oi me public, make the sym- street, gave a handsomely planned" din- Losed of a number of the married ele-
matter what be the conditions so long l'ainy natuiany unit towards the men nw Tuesday in Honor. ot Miss L. C. ment, asembled to meet the honorees
who are doing the drudgery which pile P-'ase. or uwanoma uity, uuia. 'ine
the great fortunes of the owners ot -W was picasa uy spent in social cnat
iiiie i siit'i sen wiui music. ineie was
as they did not affect their selfish In
terests. Others, whose motives can
not be' impugned, may criticise him
because they believe that once a court
lias .convicted an offender ha should
- be compelled to serve to the utmost
the sentence Imposed. Regardless of
these. Mr. Patterson has seen what he
conceived to be the right course and
has followed it. In so doing he has
focused the limelight on what to hu
mane persons appears to be an ulcer
in the penal and judicial systems of
our state. We hope that Gov. Patter
son's action in this case will so awak
en the people of Tennessee that at
a very early date the proud old Volun
teer State will take its plac with oth
er progressive and humane states by
The public is willing to take the
side of the striker when he has a real
grievance. It realizes that some of
the most salutary reforms ever accom
plished in tho industrial world have
been brought about by the organized
opposition of labor, but it has little pa
tience with a sympathetic strike
brought about to uphold a workman
present besides the honored guest,
Mrs. E. C. Coffey, Mrs. Amelia Moore
and daughter, Miss V. L. Moore, of
Walden; Dr. It. F. Boyd, Mr. and Mrs.
John Porter, of Eastland; Miss Odessa
North and Mrs. Willie Mae Powel.
MR. JAMES YEARGAN.
The many friends of Mr.
Yeargan will be glad to know of his re
turn to the city. He has spent the last
two years traveling extensively, but
who will not live up to his own agree- finally located in Kansas City, Mo
ment. tIip tpWmnWo ,,nrim,i,tiw "e was called home to the bedside of
..... v qi w uJiuyuubv-uij
have the right to demand higher
wages and doubtless they deserve it,
biit they should free themselves from
the odium of striking to uphold un
and later the evening was devoted
to the younger set. After a delight
ful time spent in playing various
games the guests assembled in the
dining room where supper, consisting
of green peas, chicken croquettes,
pickles, beaten biscuit, stuffed tomatoes
with mayonnaise dressing, sherbet,
blanched almond cream, individual
cakes, candy. The color scheme of
pink and white was carried out in
all the table decorations.
Those present were: Mesdames R.
S. White, J. C. Thompson, Josie Brad
ford, George White, B. Caruthers, of
Columbia; Misses Alice Stevens, Chic
ago, Martha Wells, Lizzie Allen, Ethel
Spence. Hazel Thompson, Lizzie Wells,
Minnie Hunter, Lillian Badger, Lucy
White, Georgia Bradford; Messrs. J.
his mother, who was very ill but is
now rapidly recovering. Mr. Yeargan
is stopping at his brother's home, 2020
Jefferson street. He will be in the city Thomas Caruthers, D. Wesley Crutch
for several days yet. There will be er. T. Clay Moore, J. O. Battle. Fred
several social entertainments given ei Iclc Williams, of Franklin, George
nere in nis nonor. White, Jr.
STONES RIVER ASSOCIATION.
Many of the ministers and Sunday .
school workers of Nashville attended
the Stones River Association and Sun
day School Convention at Eaglevilie, j
Tenn., last week. Rev. E. M. Law
rence is Moderator of the Association,
while Rev. J. C. Fields, pastor of thew ,
Pleasant Green Baptist Church, is
President of tne Sunday School Con
vention. Among the delegates to at
tend from Nashville were Revs. W. S.
Ellington, C. H. Clark, E. M. Law
rence, J. C. Fields, W. L. Craft, Mr.
Lovcll Landers and a few more. The
Association and the Convention were
both a success notwithstanding it
was considerably out of the way from
considerably out of the way from all
railroad connections. It was held in
a section of the state where Negroes
aie doing well and own valuable prop
erty. It is said that a neat sum was
realized for the Roger Williams Uni
versity movement. '
Mrs. W. H. Grant, of 03G Fogg .
street, entertained the Carnation Club
Monday afternoon in honor of her
guest, Airs. Lillie Brown Gibson,'
Cleveland, Ohio. The additional
guests were Mrs. Julia Bramlett and
Mrs. William Henderson. The home
was charmingly decorated throughout.
After an hour had been spent in work,,
the guests were invited into the din--ing
room, where an elaborate three
course menu was served with ices and
confections. The table was beautiful
ly decorated, its centerpiece being em
broidered peaches, on which rested a
stand of peaches, which every one ad
mired. The hostess was assisted by
Mrs. Matthew Lyerson and Miss Jen
nie V. Anthony. Those" present be
sides the honoree were Mesdames Wm.
Rucker, P. A. Simms, M. S. Amos, J.
Polk Fowler, F. A. Turner, Charles -Duff,
Hal Duff and W. II. Cant, , '