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"All things come to them that wait, providing they hustle -while they wait." Charles W. And mo. -Get out of our sunshina." 71. U. Boyd.
Vol. II.
NASHVILLE.; TENN.. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 8. 1907.
No. 44.
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SESSION CLOSED
MONDAY NIGHT.
A. M. E. CONFERENCE ELECTS
FIVE DELEGATES TO GEN
ERAL CONFERENCE. -
Nashville Left Out Entirely.
Busy Day Saturday.'
GENERAL OFFICERS MAKE GOOD
REPORTS DR. H. T. JOHNSON
PREACHES AT ST. JOHN ORDI
NATION SERVICES AT PAYNE
CHAREL RESOLUTION TO IN
DORSE ROOSEVELT TURNED
DOWN APPOINTMENTS MADE
MONDAY NIGHT.
The most exciting as well as inter
esting session of the Tennessee Annual
Conference was that held Friday even
ing, Nov. 1, when the delegates to
the coming General Conference were
elected. It had been previously stat
ed that only five would be elected, and
that about fifty were candidates for
the honors. Three o'clock Friday was
the hour set apart, and when the time
arrived every seat in Payne Chapel
was occupied. On schedule time the
business of the hour was called for
and Bishop Lee asked for the nomina
tion of clerks and tellers. Drs. Chap-
pelle and Lewis were chosen tellers,
and Dr. J. A. Jones and Rev. J. T. Gil
more were elected clerks. Bishop Lee
announced that everything was in
readiness and the voting was on. The
contest was very spirited. It was soon
noticeable, however, that Nashville
would not be in the race, although Drs
G. L. Jackson and W. B. Denny made
a good showing. The first ballot
showed that four were elected, name
ly: B. G. Gordon,, of Shelbyville; J. Q.
Johnson, presiding elder of the Colum
bia District; H. L. P. Jones, presiding
elder ot the Shelbyville District, and
A. P. Gray, of Pulaski. On the second
ballot the race narrowed down to Dr.
W. B. Denny, Dr. G. L. Jackson, of
Nashville, and Rev. G. It. Norman, of
Mt. Pleasant, Rev. Norman winning
on the third ballot.
Saturday was a very busy day with
me divines. Having elected the Gen
eral Conference delegation they set
tied down to the work of the annual
n r . in : , .
umermict). ah reDOrtS snowprt nror-
ress. Dr. V. D. Chappelle, Secretary
. of the A. M. E. Sunday School Union.
read a report that brought forth great
applause, mere was no session Sat
- urday night
Among the pastors from the annual
conference filling the various pulpits
in Nashville Sunday, Rev. II. T. John
son, of Philadelphia, Pa., editor of the
Christian Recorder, preached perhaps
the most interesting and instructive
sermon at St. John A. M. E. Church
at the morning service. His sermon
was intensely practical, and he drew
some vivid comparisons between the
Israelites and the Negroes, giving to
me members advice based upon the
experience of the Israelites in their
varied life of hardships and blessings.
His text was taken from Nehemiah
0.10 "nJ 1J l.i
. .uu uicy saiu, iet us rise up
ana mulct.' He recounted the hard
ships the Israelites experienced in
ibylonian captivity, and the efforts
..t Neiiemiah put forth to rebuild
Jerusalem, stating that in beinjr de
prived of their religious liberty, the
Negroes of America ought to be able
to sympathize with the Israelites for
' bavins at one time gone through a
similar experience.
e are engaged In a work no less
important man they," said he. "We
, nave a work to do, a work of UDbnild
jng, a huge and gigantic undertaking
It is necessary that the work should
be done under God's guidance, and if
we would succeed in the tremendous
task we have before us, leaders and
ionowers must chime in the chorus
ana say as did the Israelites: 'Let us
rise up and build.' "
letore we can nronerlv hnllH tvo
,7 lon ana aPPrect-
ic me iui mai we are town an
thnt ,.,.1. a .
c imihu up. uur progress
has beon marvelous; our people have
accomplished a great deal, and vet
the work ahead of us is so great-that
we have only come a pace of the way
God would have us go. God has never
helped a single soul that did not real
ize the need of him. It is only in
the extent that we realize our extrem
ity that heaven is given an oppor
tunity to help us. . We must realize
that we need God's help. We may
talk about solving the race problem,
talk about overturning the mountains
of prejudice, but there will be no de
liverance for this race, no hope for
our people, until every Negro learns
to call upon the name of the Lord, un
til we come back to the God of our
fathers and mothers. He heard them
back yonder in the days of bondage,
and they had no houses of worship
such as we have to-day; but they stole
off in the fence corners or in some se
cluded spot, pouring out to Him their
soul's desire. So must we do."
At Payne Chapel, the seat of the
conference, the sermon was preached
in the morning by Rev. D. E. Johnson
from the text 1 Peter, 2, 3 and 4. Bish
op Lee ordained a large class of elders
and deacons in the afternoon and Rev.
C. H. Williams preached Sunday
night. Dr. B. F. Watson, Secretary of
the Church Extension Department:
Prof. H. T. Kealing, editor of the A.
M. E. Review, and Prof. John R. Haw
kins, Secretary of Education, spoke
Monday morning at Payne Chapel at
the conference. Various committees
finished their reports at the morning
session.
Resolutions, mild in character, yet
indorsing the Republican party and
the administration of Theodore Roose
velt were turned down Monday by the
Tennessee Conference of the African
Methodist Episcopal Church. The de
bate on the resolution furnished an
other feature of the session, and in
no instance were the delegates to the
Conference willing to go on record as
belonging to the Republican party per
se or indorsing the Administration
The resolutions were submitted by the
Committee on the State of the Coun
try, and read in part as follows:
"Race prejudice seems to be increas
ing in this country and grows in pro
portion as the colored race increases
in numbers and advances in the arts
and sciences of civilization. This
should not be regarded as unusual. It
is history repeating itself. Such is
common with all people of all ages,
We believe that the best course for us
to pursue is to simply forge ahead
and make preparations for the crisis,
should it ever come. We are not in
sympathy with the alarmist nor the
calamity howler. We believe in the
God of the Nations and that behind a
frowning Providence he hides a shin
ing face. "
The clause calling President Roose
velt the greatest ruler the Nation had
since the days of Lincoln was stricken
out after a debate of a half hour's
duration, when it was distinctly given
out by the leaders of the Conference
that the Negroes of the South could
not support the Republican party per
se, and did not indorse the Adminis
tration in all of its "big stick" poli
cies, and particularly in the Browns
ville affair. The part of the resolu
tion indorsing Roosevelt was very
tame, and yet the Conference .would
not stand for it. It reads as follows:
RESOrTTTOX TUIXED DOWN.
While we condemn the action
of President Roosevelt in dischare-
Ing the colored soldiers without suffi
n'ent proof of their guilt, and we are
not in sympathy with all of his 'big
stick' policies, yet we believe that the
Republican party is the safest and
best party for the black man in this
country, and that the present Chief
Executive is, all things considered.
the greatest ruler this Nation has had
since the days of Lincoln."
Dr. B. F. Watson, Secretary of the
Church Extension Department, with
headquarters at Philadelphia, rendered
m interesting report to the Confer
ence in the afternoon, showing the
magnitude of the Church Extension
Department. His report showed that
the Church Extension Society had as
sets amounting to $250,725.42, with
liabilities of only ?ll,4f50. The Soci
ety has on hand real estate amounting
to $S9.000, some of which is valuable
church property in Denver, Col., Fall
River, Mass., and unimproved proper
ty in Philadelphia. Loans to church
rs in the denomination, mortgages
and bonds held by the Society amount
to $145,199.48, while on haiid from
last year remains a cash balance of
$10,119.9.4. The disbursements fpr the
vear amounted to $2G,3SS.f4, as fol
lows: Loans, $ll,r,G4.21 : donations
$5,038.50; departmental payments. $8.-
117.1.-); and office expenses. $1,508.78.
1 He receipts for the vear have been
$29.94(5.(50, and the balance from last
"ear. $12,552.98, making total receipt
-n $42,199.50 for the year. Loans hav
been made in Tennpssee Conference n
follows: Shelbyville. $00; Brllbuckl
5U); snorters. Tullahoma, $100; St
Paul, Nashville, $100; St. Luke, Nash
ville, $100; and Columbia, $100. The
report showed that St. John, Nash-
(Continued cn page 7.)
PEARL HIGH
VSJMJRRELL
GREAT ANNUAL SOCIETY EVENT
TAKES PLACE SATURDAY
ON FISK CAMPUS.
The Elite of Nashville will
be on Hand.
BIG CROWD EXPECTED ON BEN-
NETT FIELD TO CHEER BOYS
TO VICTORY FISK PLAYS AT
LANTA BAPTIST COLLEG TO
STANDSTILL SCORE 0 TO 0
LARGE CROWD WITNESSES
CONTEST PRONOUNCED BEST
GAME SEEN IN SOUTH.
On Saturday afternoon at three
o'clock the football eleven wearing
the colors of the Pearl High School
will line up on Bennett Field, Fisk
Campus, against the strong eleven
from Florence, Ala., for the prep
school supremacy of the South. This
will be the first appearance in this
city of the Burrell Academy boys, but
the team comes with a good record,
having defeated sotme of the strongest
preparatory school team's in Alabama
and Georgia. Pearl High School is
represented . by. an exceptionally
strong team, and lovers of the manly
sl)0lI"t may rest assured that rthis game
will be as interesting as any that
will be played here this 'seaison. It
seems to be the concensus' of opinion
that "this game will gradually grow
into prominence until it will attract
more people than any of "the big
games, in view or the fact that it is a
game in which the home team Is
composed entirely of home talent,
which naturally interests the people
of this) ciity imos.t.
Prof. Cameron has high hopes of
capturing this game, since the team
showed up so brilliantly in their
game iMonday against the Walden
Cubs, defeating that strong team G to
5. The Pearl High boys came out of
that contest in good shape, and at
once got to work preparing for Sat
urday's conitest with Burrell Academy
The probable line-up in Saturday's
game will be as follows:
Burrell. Position Pearl.
Rickets L. Fj Upshaw
Terry ...L. T Duncan
Davis L. G Williams
Rhodes C Dillahuntv
Jones R. G Franklin
or Peyton
Portlock R. T iManson
Brewer R. E Hockett
or Allen
Glenn Q. Davis
or McKissack
Johnson L. II Hurt
Waits R. H Manson
Pool F. , Davis, I
Subs:
Floyd and Stockell
Fisk Vs. Atlanta Baptist College.
Special to the Globe:
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 2. The strong
eleven from Fisk University, bearing
the colors of "old gold and blue,"
reached this city early this morning
from Nashville, Tenn., to participate
in the annual struggle between Fisit
and Atlanta Baptist. College of this
city. The enthusiasm of the admirers
of the gridiron has boon boiling fo
the past throe weeks as never before
and the Fisk aggregation received a
hearty welcome by the "maroon" sup
porters, which are the colors of the
Atlanta Baptist College. The visiting
team was lustily chewed by many of
hoir supporters, especially by the At
lanta University, which school has
been the life-long opponent to the
Atlanta Baptist College. But the na
ture of all the cheering and the oppo
sition to the home team in favor of
the visitors was friendly in every way.
and nothing but the best of feelings
Prevailed. Clark University, Morris
Brown College, and S pel man Scmi-
'vrv. with their host of students,
together with the elect of Atlanta,
tiwned out to sw the long-expected
Tridiron contest. The battle took
nlace on the college campus of the A.
B. C. in the presence of Atlanta's
magnificent and representative audience.
As the boys ran out on the field
t was easily seen that Fisk had the
advantage In weight Yet bath teams
had suffered to some extent since last
year by the loss of some of their star
players, and this, together with the
fact that each team was playing its
hrst game of the season, possibly
served to keep the supporters of the
opposing teams on the anxious seat.
The game began very briskly. The
Baptist College kicked off to Fisk.
Then the contest was on in earnest.
The nerves, of each player were
worked up to Hhe highest pitch. Fisk
mmediatjelv took nosspftsinri nf th hall
"Se a fef aStS
but being blocked on every hand bv
the A. B. C. boys, Fisk punted to Mat-
tison, who caught the ball and was
tackled in his tracks. Heret was
brawn against brawn, muscle r.gainst
muscle, and the superior tactics were
brought initio play. After several ex
changes of punts, Fisk was the su
perior and the ball was In possession
on her five-yard line. Here she at
tempted to kick out of danger, but the
A. B. C's strong center, ,S. Jackson,
broke 'through the line and blocked
the kick. Hence Atlanta recovered
the ball 'on Flsk's one-yard line.
While Atlanta University was cheer-
ng lustily for Fisk, the boys from the
Baptist College, wirtih their nerves
wuub l" mfcucsui, uiiazu, witjsueu
.lv 11 iV.l.
..uu iwufciM, wiui mi uivn vim aim
courage, but the old gold and blue
ovwvju lino a muuc WiUl. AUtUllcl IUI11-
bled the ball, and 'Fisk secured it and
made a safe kick out of danger.
... . I
Never in the history of football play-
ng in Atlanta did the excitement run-
so high. It wasr a hair-raising exhibi
tion of careful training, hard playing
and superior football tactics brought
into play by both team. Many attempts
by the visitors, as well as the home
team to worn tne iorwara pass, and
the double pass failed from the fact
that every position was ably held and
played to perfection. One notable
feature, however, was that Atlanta
managed to keep the ball continually
in Fisk'8 territory, where most of the
playing was done. While on the oth
er hand, Fisk was on the defensive
and refused to let the ball cross its
goal. Neither (team seemed to be
able to score when an opportunity to
Rirrno Tiro a nrocontnl An1 niWa nn
score was presented. And authors on
football in this city declare that the
training of the two teams was in every
way perfect. It is notable that at no
time during the second half was the
goal of Atlanta threatened, for the
ball did not enter her territory.
The commendable feature about the
ame was that it was clean from start
to finish. It was conspicuous! because
of the absence of an. contention. The
decisions by the referees were abso
lutely fair and met the approval of
both teams. Had it not been for the
masterly defense of Fisk, Atlanta
would now be rejoicing over her vie
tory, and the same can be said with
resjieet to Atlanta. Both teams
played superb ball. Neither side
was iiermitted to score. The result
was 0 0. Thus ended the greatest
football game ever played in the
South.
HEARD ON THE GMDIPON
B. Hubert's repeated tackles behind
Fisk's line made the natives stare.
S. Jackson broke Ithrough the line
to block the kicks for pastime
The Turner boys gave a splendid
exhibition of tackling in open field.
Mattison and Davis were under all
forward passes in magnificent style.
Dixon, Hannon, Jackson and Arnold
were a veritable stone wall on the de
fense.
Hubert came into his own and purt
ed the ball as ho has never punted
fore.
Coach Giles of the Fisk University
team has already demonstrated his
superior football training by the way
his men played the A. B. C. boys
Atlamta University rooted for Fisk
until theiir throats were sore
The coaches for Atlanta, Dr. A. B
Jones and Prof. S. II. Archer, smiled
i big smile of satisfaction that their
boys held their own.
The attendants at Atlanta during the
football game were of the highest
class of citizenship
Little King was missed from the
Fisk football aggregation very much
Boutte played r. star game and lost
no opportunity to gain territory for
Fisk.
Fisk. Position. A. B. C.
Upshaw R. E Davis
McMillan R. T V. Turner
Thompson R. G Dixon
Wa rren C la ck son
Dawson & Spitts..Q Zubn
Boutte R. H B. Hubert
Wade F C. Hubc t
King L. II R. Turner
McKissach L. G .Arnold
Smith L. T Hannon
Rosenburg L. B, Mattison
IMPORTANT BUSI-
NESSJVIEETING
OF THE ONE CENT SAVINGS
HELD TUESDAY EVE
NING, NOVEMBER 5.
YSmt fati (Hid HlOSt
of Directors Present.
PRESIDENT R. H. BOYD STATPn
OBJECT OF CALL CASHIER J.
C. NAPIER STATED FINANCIAL
CONDITION OF INSTITUTION IN
GOOD SHAPE CLEARING-HOUSE
CERTIFICATE PLAN ADOPTED
MUCH IMPORTANT BUSINESS
TRANSACTED.
An important mwHmr tv,. ,u..4.
..... . f "l II 11 GUI-
ors or tne One-Cent Savings Bank
was held in the directors' room of the
UilllK 1 UPS ,1V cvnti nw Tu- i
' v1i.n;0. j. iiv; lllhl-
aem or tne bank. Dr. T? H twi
stated that the purpose of calling the
special meeting just one week prior to
the regular monthly meeting
was on account of the prevail
ing nnanciai eycitpinon n
quarters, and to assure every denosit
or, stockholder and the city at hr ire
that the One-Cent Savings Bank was
still on the firmest hni c.v
ier, Mr. J. C. Napier, made his quar
terly report.
-i v, 1 1 rill-
The Condition of the One Cent Sav.
Ings Bank at the Close of Business,
Tuesday, November 5, 1907.
RESOURCES.
Notes and Discounts $27fil0 2fi
Cash and due from Bankers iW r8
Expenses paid 4 14R 7?
'
Total resources $43,907.09
UABILITIFfl.
Capital stock paid in $ 3.04A.00
uiuiviauaj Deposits 33 607 75
Profits
7,199.94
Total Liabilities $43,907.09
Me prefaced his remarks with th
statement that the One Cent Savings
u.uiiv is ame now as it has always
been heretofore to pay dollar for dol-
i:ir every depositor on demand and
'hat the same economic course is pur
sued as has always been by the insti
tution. It is known fVint tMc. ?cfit,,
IV iuotii,ir
ion has grown steadily since its or-
?aniz"t:on. While it ho directors ami
stockholders have not attempted to
boom themselves or to do any great
amount of advertising, it has been
looked upon as a solid, nrotrressive
financial business concern. Tim rP.
port for Ith e third quarter of 1907
shows a substantial gain over the
swue quarter a vear .nn-n Vnin-ith.
standing the prevailing excitement in
the North, the deposits of the In
stitution have continued stn.nlv
uninterrupted.
The president and the cashier both
stated to the directors that in a recent
conference with the clearing-house
committee the One Cent Savings Bank
had acquiesced in the clearing-house
certificate plan, and that the same
rules governing the other banks of
Nashville were applicable to the One
Cent Savings Bank. While they had
endeavored at. all times to favor the
small depositor, they would not diso
bey any rules now in vogue by the
clearing-house committee. It was re
markable to note at the directors
meeting the encouraging remarks
from those present.
A review of the cashier's report
will show that 'the bank has not in
dulged in any reckless speculation,
and that the only investments made
by the iiistitutieu were of the safest,
and ithcre was no mone y whatever in
this bank froivn New York banks, nor
had the institution invested or depos
ited any money in the New York in
stitutions. Nashville can compMrnent itself
upon having a bank that is as safe as
my in the SnuMdand. It was shovm
by the cashier's report that a .run va
the institution was impossible. Tie
president, who is also the secretary o.
the Baptist rublisming Boird, rmd no
- doubt one of the. largest depositors in
the bank, remarked that their busi-

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