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TllB NASHVILLE GLOBR. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER (5, 1907.
The Nashville Globe.
1'ublis.hed Kvery Friilay in the Year, Room
i, 0ld Fcllowa Hall, No. 447 Fourth Ave
nue, North, .Nashville, Tenn.,
Y
THE GI,OUE PUBLISHING CO.
Telephone 4323-L.
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IS106, at the post oilice at Nashville, Tennes
see, under the act of Congress of March 3,
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tions.
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Th school season Is upon us again.
We hope the Board of Education,
while paying Its customary visits to
the various schools of the city, will
take note of the fact that one build
ing which contains a very large per
cent of the colored pupils, is propped
up. The Board has been very liberal
this year In providing new buildings
and in building additions to those al
ready constructed. For their far-seeing
policy they have the thanks of all the
colored citizens. ' But that does not al
ter the fact that Knowles School needs
attention. The truth of the matter is,
the old building has served its day. It
should be torn down and another
erected in its stead. The Board of
Education Is asking that $300,000 be
voted for a white High School. They
ought to have it, but about $20,000 of
this sura should go into a new build
ing for the colored children in one of
the most thickly settled sections of the
city. Gentlemen of the Board, when
the ensuing school year is over, wo
want a new building to replace the
condemned and propped up Knowles
School.
TO THE PUBLIC
Anv rrnnjmla rpflnrttnn nnntl the charae
ter, standing or reputation of any person,
lirm or corporation, which may a pear in the
columns of THE NASHVILLE GLOBE will
be gladly corrected upon being brought to the
attention of the management
Send correspondence for publication so a
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to reacn tne onice jvionuay. rtv uuuicr w
tended tor current issue wuicn arrives u lute
as Thursday can appear in that number, as
Thursday is press day.
All news matter sent us for publication
must be written only on one side of the pa
per, ana should be accompaniea oy ine name
OI IMC CUllll lUUlur , Ulfh H.CDOHIJ . fUfM-
cation, but as an evidence 01 goou lauu.
IS IT ANOTHER IMPUDENT LIE?
William E. Burghardt DuBois, the
- one overshadowing figure in the Ni
agara Movement, very strangely re
mains silent to the charge made by a
newspaper of his home city, Atlanta,
and repeated in various papers
throughout the country, that while
preaching the fullest liberty for the
Negro and demanding the right to cast
his ballot as any other citizen, he has
disfranchised himself by refusing to
pay his poll-tax. In Georgia, so far,
the only restriction upon manhood
suffrage is the prepayment of a poll
tax. This tax, it is alleged, DuBois
will not pay.
How Dr. DuBois, with his volatile
temper, can rest at ease under such
a charge we can not understand. We
have expected ere this to hear from
him in language more expressive than
dignified, a denial of the charge and a
statement of the facts according to
bis version. Less than a year ago, we
remember, a report emanating from
the literary bureau of the Jamestown
Exposition, went the rounds of the
press that Dr. Du Bois was arranging
an educational exhibit for the Expos!
tion. The statement had been scarce
ly printed before Du Bois denounced
it as an "impudent lie." Why this sil
ence then about a report which re
flects upon him as a good citizen?
Does the Ananias Club, started by Dr
DuBois, contain only one member?
Dr. Du Bois ought to speak out, and,
further, professing the high ideals he
does, he ought to be in the forefront
in the impending battle to defeat the
amendment to the Georgia Constitu
tion which will disfranchise a major
ity of the Negro voters of that state.
Glendale Park seems to be growing
into another "Black Bottom." The
whites seem to be getting drunk and
killing each other with about the same
frequency as do the denizens of the
"Bottom." If Glendale were a park
run exclusively for Negroes, some of
fhe bullet headed writers in the daily
press would be demanding its demoli
tion as a place Infested by the vicious,
loafing, Bo-account "burden of the white
man." The criminal strain is present
in all races but we put different con
structions upon the deeds when com
raitted by those we love from those
committed by members of a race with
which we only sympathize.
We regret that Nashville is to lose
such a sterling man as the Rev. Dr.
James Bond, pastor of the Howard
Congregational Church. Dr. Bond's
ideals have always been high and his
love for the race was fully exemplified
in the campaign he waged for a new
public school in the vicinity of Cedar
street and Twelfth avenue, North. So
ardently did he wage the battle for
this school that some scoundrel, anon
ymously, threatened his life. The
Globe wishes Dr. Bond success in his
new field of endeavor.
w.'th all of the grandeur, with all of
me picturesque scenery, and with all
the mingling among the sight-seers
and the busy crowds of visitors wr
find here and there a reader and nn
admirer of your paper. It will be re-
memoerea that this is not-a section of
the country densely populated with
wnat is sometimes called the Afro.
American. There are but 1,500 in all
in tne city of 'Buffalo, sjid only ac.cn.
sionally will you find one whoso res.
ldenee is at Niagara Falls. We
niave here some of the -most reore
sentative people in this Dart of the
country. It was our pleasure to
snaue lianas with one Mr. Chas. A
Dickson, a reader of the Globe nnri n
man tnat is interested in manv enter.
prises. lie is a stockholder in three
of the largest banks in Buffalo, as well
as a stockholder in two or the most
extensive department stores. It is
iaid that he has an interest in the El-
ileott Building, one of the Iarirest of
flee buildings in Western New York.
Mill he is quite unassuming, njia an
aannrer or the Nashville Globe.
We met Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Talbott
The Talbott family is one of the old
st in the city, havinsr come to Imf
110 in tne rorties. Mr. Wm. Talbott
is a graduate of the Buffalo schools
and pays taxes on more property
ireai estate) than any other Necro in
tne city ot Buffalo.
We met Mr. John Lewis a srr.nrliintft
.. w
ot Lincoln university of Pennsyl
vania; Kev. Nash, pastor of the Mich.
igan btreet Baptist Church. Rev. Phil
lips, pastor of the St. Philin's Enieo.
pal Church: Miss Edith Davis, onfi of
Buffalo's accomplished young ladles,
ana many others who have heard of
tne prosperity in the South and the
great record beinsr made bv nrofes.
sional and business men. There are
quite a. number of visitors here, most-
ly from the southern part, of Ohio.
ihe most prominent anions: these
were the Misses Taylor, citv ten.rh.Ars
in Cincinnati, and Miss Lila Rick.
man, or Greenfield, O.
On the Canadian side . one enlovs
an atmosphere that it Is not possibla
to breathe on the American side. This
does not mean that there is more lib
erty on the other side, as the a.
few cities or communities in the
united States where citizenship is
more highly respected than in this
section of the country. But knowing
the protection that Great Britain ex
tends to her subjects, being on her
possessions, as well as continually in
close proximity to her domains, the
ieenng naturally comes and the con
tentment is noticeable on fl.ll kMaq A
beautiful compliment was paid by
tne editor or the Gazette aand Guide
to your paper. The editor, Mr. Ross,
is struggling haird to maintain an nn-
io-(iaie monthly journal. He srntP!
that the Globe was one of the mast
high-class, newsy and wel1-eUfpH
journals that reaches this office.
LAST NOTICE !
FOR THE NEXT 10 DAYS
We will close out at cost and below cost all Spring and Summer
clothing for men and boys, also underwear, shirts, hats, men's,
ladies' and children's shoes.
Don't forget the children's school suits and shoes.
We are sole atfents for W. L. Douglas shoe $3,50 and $4.00.
The Most Up-to-date Shoe Made.
I. B. ELUS, CORNER PUBUG SQUARE AND CEDAR ST.
ON THE CORNER.
AM
FOR THE
Parlor and
Chape'
One of the most beautiful pictures in the home, a
chureh or a Sunday school, is an organ one that
is built to suit the home, the congregation and
the financial condition of the people. This is what
a National Baptist, organ will do.
It is said that It takes a thief to
catch a thief, and it seems that it
takes a policeman to tell the faults of
a policeman so that the Civil Service
Commission will hear them. When po
licemen fall out then honest men get
justice. The leaven is working and if
it keeps at it some day the commission
may make an unbiased investigation
of some of the shooting scrapes which
bear all the earmarks of murder.
Roosevelt seems to have changed his
mind about sending the United States
fleet to the Pacific Coast. The latest
report Fays that Japan has invested an
island near the Philippine Islands as
a naval base. Japan does not want
war, but she believes In getting ready.
SUMMONED HOME.
A telegram to Mr. Louis TV Ttmr..
brey, foreman of the composing
room of the National Bant 1st. Publish.
Ing 'House, from San Antonio, Tex.,
announced the serious illness of his
n)tlier. Mr. Bumbrey left on Tues
day evening over the N.. C. & Rt T,
for his Texas home, going by way of
Memphis. Tenn.. and Texarknnn
Ai-K. his friends extended, him .wm.
Pfithy on this trip and wished for the
oest. tills mother has been In nnnr
health for the nasi, twelve
nut was reported to have been im
proving, having spent a nnrt of th
summer in the city of Galveston, Tex.
POSTAL CHANGES.
It is reported that George Von L.
Meyer, Postmaster-General, will re
commend in his annual report, re
forms In the postal laws, among which
will be the adoption of a parcel post
and the establishment of a postal sav
ings bank. The demand for the lat
ter is very slight, because the field is
so thoroughly covered by the saving
banks now in existence, which pay
rates of interest for deposits, in ex
cess of the rate paid by the govern
ment upon its bonds. But for the
former at reduced rates there Is ur
gent need. The present rate for light
naekages is almost prohibitive. In
Great Britain parcels can be sent with
in the limits of the United Kingdom at
rates varying from 11-2 cents for
a pound to twenty-five cents for
eleven pounds, why not in America?
We believe that it can be done and
that it would be a paying venture.
But any legislation along this line
will meet with determined opposition
from the express companies, t
The telegraphers' strike has con
densed the news in some of our race
newspapers. It is not so easy for
them to clip news matter.
The "brave men" are holding forth
in Louisville this week. We hope the
Knights will effect a union of the two
branches In this country.
TWENTIETH CENTURY CO., NO. 8,
U. R. K. OF P.
The East Nashville K. of P. organ
ized a U. R. on Tuesday, September 3,
with 35 members and received Hip
U. R. degree from Col. B. F. Johnson.
ot (.hattanooga. The officers were
elected and installed as follows: Cap
tain, John T. Shelby; Lieutenant,
onus. r. Vaughn; Herald, Hardy II.
McCullough; Recorder, Ambrose A.
Bennett: Treasurer. Houston TT.
Elam; Guard, Wesley B. Haves: fien-
tinel, Geo. W. Johnson. Meetings first
and third Tuesday nights at East
Nashville K. of P. Hall.
The parlor organs are in three
styles:
Style No. 2 is 5 octaves, action
B, oak case only.
Style No. 3 is 5 and 6 octaves,
oak case only.
Style No. 5 is 5 and 6 octaves,
case is oak or walnut-.
Style No. 75 is our new de
sign. It is quarter sawed, golden
oak polish and is put up in a six
octave case.
SOLD FOR CASH OR ON IN
STALLMENT TERMS.
COMMUNICATION.
To the Nashville Globe:
Buffalo, N. Y.. Auerujit 2!Voi,r
correspondent has just viewed the
neautirui Niagara Falls from the Ca
nadian side, and from tho
- V, , IVAlil
side, as well as from the bridge both
at the Falls and at Qucenstown. He
nas gone the entire distance around
the great gorge, and is prepared to
say that right here nam to nrxa
wrought its greatest wonders. The
Falls are one of the most WinMfni
sights on the American Continent.
I his Is, no doubt, an assertion that is
repeated thousands or fimwj
year, as there are thousands of visit
ors to this section of the country
every year.. Hence, this is by no
meens a new remark. But for the
benefit of the readers of the Globe, we
send this word back only to say that
AND THE DEVIL FOUND IT OUT.
A most, wonderful sermon was
preached to the Busy Workers nf iho
)iKQ mve tlul of the Pleasant Greer.
Baptist Church a short, time nun hv
I. .J. Jordan. His subiect was. "And
the Devil found it out." He wa
listened to with earnestness. He made
many strong points on the different
tilings mat the Devil had found out.
It seemed that every one n resent wpiv
earned away with the discourse.
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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE.
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PAYNE CHAPEL TRUSTEES PUR
CHASE NEW LOT.
The trustees of Pavne Clumol A
M. R. Church have recently nm-bncPii
a new lot lor a church silo. The loca
tion is one of the most desinhle In tho
city. Key. m. Flase. the able n:i.
tor, was sc'u by a Globe rmirpspntn.
tive Thursday, and he said he was on
his way then to close tin the eonti-jirt
Dr. .Flags is doins a crent work an,i
Is now making preparation to enter
tain the Tennessee Annual Confer
ence of the African Methodist Episco
pal Chinch, which will convene at hla
church on November 1st for a flvn
days' session.
CLOSING EXERCISES OF VEI ma
KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL.
One of the most interesting nnrt
hi -lily honored events of the season
wis that of the closing exercises of
the Velma Kindergarten School, civen
at Salem A. M. El Church last Thurs
day evening, August 29, under the su
pervision of Misses Blanche Davla and
Martha Stratton. The program was
as follows:
Motto "Not for school but for life "
Class colors, Red and Purple.
In the platting contest the prizes
were awarded to Ethel May Ferrell
and Andrew Shelby.
Song choir
Elf Rev. I. J. Edwards
g;;4 school
School
S60 J"00 Jennie Cason
Recitation F:thoi ifn t n
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