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NASHVILLE. TENN.. FRIDAY, JANUARY 24. 1908.
'' i i " ,
Delivered Address in New
York January 17.
THROWS NEW LIGHT ON GREAT
it profitable. I have never heard that
the North failed to put the "money it
got for its slaves in its pocket. It is
to the glory of our common man?qd
that, when Virginia ceded an Empire
to the Federal Government, it was
stipulated that human bondage should
never cross its border. At last the
Institution of African Slavery precipi
tated the South into a, ruinous war,
and, after this war, it was discovered
that slave labor had been no more
profitable in the South than in the
THE NF.CHO'S CKOWN OF GLORY.
Mr. William Malone Shot
Down Like a Dog.
that had been paid on the funeral
by the deceased's wife be returned to
her and that Malone be given a hrst-
class burial. The bill was ordered
sent to them, which proved beyond a
doubt that Malone was no loafer and
no ordinary man in the estimation of
EDUCATIONAL AND RACE MASS
An audience consisting, of between
six and seven hundred gathered in the
auditorium of St. Paul A. M. E.
Church, Monday night, and listened to
DVV ARAVK TARIF Rft an excellent program) which had been
, . ft. UllrtlLO, OlrtULL WOO, nrpna rPH fnr the occasion. It was an
During a century of angry conten
tion among the whites about tne
blacks, starting with the suppression
of fho Afrlrnn Slave trade to culmi-
HAS KNOWN NEGRO ALL HIS nate with the Proclamation or umanci- imu r-nuvuuniiuin rvn onon
iircr im ci avpry ANfi IN ration, it was the black peopie, not
LIFE-IN SLAVERY AND IN Jhe whJte peoplei who conducted them-
FREEDOM HAS ALWAYS FOUND SPiVes like Christian men and women,
Lj.mi iMniKi-rmrmc. and PAINS- and if Gabriel should suddenly blow
HIM INDUSTRIOUS AND PAINS- hig tfte worl(J ghQllld CQme to
TAKING PREACHES EQUAL an end this blessed instant, many a
nnnACTiiwuv mo aii m FN white man might be found holding up
OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL MEN- t hImself and the
WOULD NOT ASK MORE FOR HIS fire. to plead his case before the Re
cording Angel. The black people ougnt
OUS ACT PERRY TOLIVER
ONLY EYEWITNESS TO TRAGE-
educational and race mass meeting
one of the first of its kind held in
Nashville. A deal of interest was cre
ated In the meeting, principally on ac
count of the coming campaign and
because some of the speakers that
were assigned to subjects were ex
pected to give vent to their feelings
! along political lines. The meeting
had been chiefly chaperoned by the
Bishop C. II. Phillips Sur
prised by His Family.
WHO WITH FRIENDS ASSEMBLED
TO DO HIM HONOR. '
DY-STATES HE HfcARD NO
WORDS BETWEEN TWO MEN active workers in the African Method-
VILLAIN GKAvfcb imt iu speakerB were of that connection.
MANUFACTURE PRETEXT THAT This, however, did not mean that it
was not a race meeting and that the
MALONE WAS ATTtivir i iiNu iu interest was not to be created. When
ROB HIM GREAT INDIGNATION it is taken into consideration that the
..mlj cvM-rcMCM-r admission fee of ten cents was
FELT AND MUCH EXCITEMENT chargedi and yet this large audience
ddcvaii s was present. It can be readily seen
that the meeting was not laciung m
point of attendance.
ist Episcopal Church, as the principal
CHILDREN THAN .HE WOULD i " veyroud of this It should
BE WILLING TO GIVE OTHERS constitute their point of departure in
- that soul-iourney from grace to grace
PREDICTS BRIGHT ru.unt run perfection which is the goal of
THE RACE. those that accept for ttieir ruie 01
life and death, the Religion or unnsi
and Him Crucified.
GREAT LIFE PORTRAYED COM
ING FROM HUMBLE SURROUND
INGS IN CHILDHOOD, HE HAS
STRIVEN TO A POSITION OF
HIGH EMINENCE ONF OF THE
LEADING MEN OF THE RACE
A CHURCHMAN ' WITH A BRIL
LIANT RECORD FOR EIGHT
YEARS EDITOR OF THE CHRIS
TIAN INDEX, AND ONE OF THE
FOREMOST NEGRO EDITORS.
EIGHTS AND WRONGS.
T.nct Frlrlnv Ja.Tiiia.rv 17. the lit.
Another widow left without protec- n wa3 8:30 before the meeting was n n TT pi,minq nishon of the
tion to tread the wine press alone; an-' I called to order by the Rt. Rev. Bishop Episcopal District Colored Meth-
other law-abiding citizen gathered to Evans Tyree. M. D., D. D., LL. D., of
l ntmrph was 50 vears
.1. .ll,io oaf onrt nnnthpr fllltrairfi UDOn I v. T 1 nistrirt who was .. . .. . , r,
ATanv years ago, within tne circle oi w r 4v 1 .- 0 cl ana tnis anniversary was wiy m.-
tlngly celebrated oy tne iamny aim
few friends. Bishop Phillins was born
in Milledoeville. Ga... January 17, 1833.
Governor Hughes, friends. We had been discussing the a white man is chargea mm tne crime n uy tu ou .. " "
On Friday evening, January 17, Mr.
Henry Watterson, of the Courier-Journal,
of Louisville, delivered an ad
drpss on the "Future of the Negro,"
the needs, aims and hopes of the col- a bay window overlooking one
ored race, before
at Carnegie Hall, m iNew iuik, mton, i was ainiiiK wn . lf. , B rUM'."?L-. I Ii, w . Jh. Rt Paul choir. A
PC 1" Ul I ' k,l -J tUU XVyAAVU
of the Nashville, is chalked up in the annals acting as master of ceremonies. Ex-
of crime for Saturday evening, last cellent music was one or tne ieatures
H'e came from' an humble parentage,
Ambassador Bfyce and Booker T. ra.fi question, when, as if to punctu- The victim was William Malone, who an(1 was rear0(1 upon the fam ln
Washington were among the speakers atP our discourse, two men across the was at the time of the shooting em- the attendance of men Prominent in mi wftg imiml to preJUjhf
of the evening. The meeting was for way-a black man and a white man- ployed by the Nashville Roofing and all l;". shortly afterward entering Atlanta
the purpose of launching' a campaign entered upon an altercation which Paving Company, occupying the promi- the state of Tennessee Instead of be- 1J wt whwe bo siwd his lit,
0 inoney raising for Tuskegee Insti- came to blows. The police were con- nent position as finisher, while the as- ng a : mee ting of loca taflenc. U at- theological sfudlos. 0nly
1 5 S vpnientlv. I might say characterise sassin was one W. D. Graves, a stable tracted from Memphis on the West, were nt ,u AUanta
- callv absent. A ring was formed, boss, who had charge of the horses and unattanooga on me rt, 11 rowewr because he later entered Con
... .norwia'a cvvvrXT lldliy, ttl'acilt. a i r I won Viorrllw tlTTIA PTlOllch allotted I c VTrl L,'LUO,r lu-
Mr. Henry Watterson
. .r 1- -c -,c.l-,Q,.,r 1 ...nrrrtno wh a Yi n rt hPPTl TPTT1- I T Ti Pre was naruiy llUltr cuuuru . . -i-n ttti,i
onrt in trnp v arm a 01 uuccunucnj aim wc,jua, - . . . i rrn i'phtipiS'Pp i ito. vvwutu
tnat cfv1p thp ra,G war unon a small but porarily promoted to fill the position to each speaker for doing jusuce 10 iue craduated from
though the white man seemed to have tandble scale was then and there of paymaster. !Stn i?.rSZk who the college department of this well
gotten along faster than his colored fon?ht 0llt Taltlng thls to illustrate 0n Saturday evening, while paying Bishop Lee, tn e nrs 1 Jr " known gooi, receiving the degree of
neighbor, all were creatures of evolu- the interrupted conversation one off the Negro help, which is largely was 0",,SroaBtPXh wav A. R This took place in 1881). A
tion and education, and added: amons our group asked. apparently ln the majority with this concern, it yery miia ana s ""Bfr1 t yl classmate of his is Bisop I. B. Scott, of
"We have had no race war or seri- P0Tlfldent of the reply, "which are we nnnpars that he could not stand the told of the many MCompiKnmenib o church. In December of
ous race conflict in KentucKy. iue fnr the Niarer or the Irishman Y" it tpninorarv nromotion, as the facts hue auu..4"" - " ' "' ,,:i. th
feudists of the mountains
nuraui iiiciuuau ' soutn wno answered, those wno went iu Sci men iuuuW Hr, fnrn trrim it9
not blacks Reasonable ' J doclde that I should like to Know -how that the very first duty deyoi L,.;, hich ws indicated in B. Tappan, a prominent. Baptist min-
anu reasuiiauie , " whicli has tne ngnt 01 11. ing upon mm, acoraing 10 uis iuuu8u , . - ..-..tion-i and mass ister of this city.
easy to get along mucn ab u M attitude toward the racial U-as to "bully" each employee or eacn commendable strides Mr. Phillips entered the Meharry Med
...iiA xn nr lino TQph Is InRDirefll J. . , l .1 , ...r. P Utr, mnnnff Alllmeetlng. 1 IIV tOIUIUCUUaU JC Otl into 1
fAisLcu uu iuiui " j I question has always groumieu itacu. naDorer wnu laueu iui mo muuej.
ir a oonco nf Hntv to the other, under I . ,, t nntviinr t..,j nti ntf rvuh fhp PYfpntioTi I made I)J
us " - - .. m tne same piiutiyjc. aU1, uUUlu.B Uilll uv,-u lai Onlnn
wtnen tne oenign muueuw Ul iCn nwsfif 0r for mv children, wmcn of a frw. among wnicn numuer was -
UCS- TeM for SrNIggeV or the Irishman?" It empry" promotion, as the facts 7 nlcSZ K -m, yer he mailed Miss Lucy.
3' fc was an emInent statesman uof, th? gathered from witnesses and from the JTfdcL SodiTcZrch E. Tappan, a graduate of Fisk Univer-
It lf' South wo answered. ''Well, before I those ho went to get their money ments of the Af rica Methat Oiurch.
existed no 1 fVw S QuesUon has always pounded tseir abo,er who called for h Collegei from which achool he
want noin us nart ooen pam on wiuhub B 1 as Paul Qulnn College at Waco; Short- graduated in 1882. Dr. Phillips was
ildren. which Lf n frw amonc which number was as am yuinn owe at v , Toi,n iwm
, . .i . M-nnnm 11 iujoui, ' . " ' . .... . n. r'nllpp'P at I.ITTIP K.OCK lllllltr rUl I uicu i;u.ncii uovnuvu, a .-u...,
gion and humanity may yet blossom f Rm 'nQt ready t0 give t0 my colored Wm. Malone. When he ca led to get "T8.", X01 at Shelby- president of Lane College. From Jack-
into the old ciomesuc mamma ui um i?nl)0r and his children. I live in a his money he was nanaea tne con- institute at Memphis, son he went-to Union City, where ha
fldence and affection the niaiwner- ?on by many blackg d tentg o & fQrt fl without any ap- ville Jnd SPUnl! remained a ycar ag the principal of
ship clause Bucceeded by a mjjjood orderly hard.wordng foik They parent cause and in actual cold blood 8er Williams, wa a nle Col At paco he
ciause, at "" TA,,"P & know me and they know tnat, wnen i according to tne statemeni maue uy K . m and ln fact all the was appointed pastor of Collins Chap-
is, I mean t. Perry .mver . an - - n the race supported in whole el, Memphis, Tenn., the leading
THE KGUOS FUTURE.
Mr. Watterson spoke as follows:
The most serious problem for the
former slave-holding States to solve
by reflection one of the most serious
problems for the States of the North to
consider and help to solve is known
I am, in my own home, served by Company and an eye-witness to the! fey the race were cnarge of hla church in the South.
black people, and very wen servea, .m.u mi. r Y mentioned very favorably. His pastorate there was a great sue
having had no occasion to change a tifird at the coroners jury inquesi interesting speaker of the even- cess. From Memphis he was sent to
! urnmtin in mnnv that ( i raves naa it in ioi luctiuue. xi-.aj noon woin
vears. We go away, and sometimes Other witnesses testified tta . they 6he Theologica Department of Wal- Israel Metropolitan C. M. E. Church
aie absent for months, returning to bad heard graves state . on severa oc- Universlty, who Is always inter- for four years. Again he proved a
find the place as we leu i . u uiey .u ,a -
i i i. . rr 1 1 it i ill i ill ii i i i i n nr.i wi iviim
were actual nieinuurs ui uic iaimij, - o
The shooting occurred at tne pay
as the Negro question. As It stands, w t be solicitous for
it is the embodiment of a century of Jurywelfare.
misleading ana error, mum omc i
i i i f n c Vi o a r
tne controversy nas na.u ito i-ebsonal exi-ehience,
iinth t ip mis eaaine anu uie cmvi
esting and commands an excellent great success. It was here that JJr.
flow of language. Phillips gained a national reputatian.
iv n Pnannpllp of the A. M. E. From Wa.shintrton he wns sent to old
ofiice of the Company on Third ave- a 'Srhool union, spoke, but did historic Center Street C. M. E.
iuhj, wiiiiii, uu laou uaiuiuoj w . nQj. uge manuscript, preiernug iu cnurcn. in i-nis cny lu uany itaa
between three and four o'clock. Ma- g k upon a liye toplc riev. T. W. frequently reported his sermons, and
lone was at once taken to the City TTaJeier added more fire to his "Sur- 0n one occasion after publishing his
. , I I . w . . - . I H H 1 f IPr Hilfltril C Ikiu K.
not until Heaven raised up in tne pi o- nnf fl. fPW 0f mv boyhood Hospital, where every possible effort. ..." . ..a Trutoct" than anv of the mnti in. full on "Mv Brother's Keen-
scribed race a Man a Leader of Men on the plantation in Tennessee was made to locate the bullet, which loug speakers. Naturally having er the Morning Courier Journal re
thoiiRh a Negro who Is with us neie n q upon two planta. entered the stomach about five inches he command of an excellent voice, he marked that "Dr. Phillips' sermonsi are
io nium um Biufa.0 " y k"" lions in Tennessee where slavery ex- above tne aDaomen, aim w used it to good advantage. Ur. lieo. attracting large crowds and It is pretty
pcueuaiH i"c ouiiuuuuiut, wi,
Almost despairing, I had ceased to
theorize, throwing myself back on a
simple, childlike faith in God, when
Booker T. Washington appeared upon
isted ln its complete but also under have taken a straight course, striking Henderson and Rev. S. E. Griggs hrenwallv conceded that he will yet
its milder aspects anu cuimiuuua. ine iowtr ymn vl mc uu. w were both absent, but uev. J. y. johii- reach the goal." 'rom nis cnarge .u
From the earliest dawnings ot intern- statement was irom ;jr. inompbuu. gM Qf Mt Pieasant, Tenn., made up Louisville Dr. Phillips was made a pre
sence, which I can remember, the sys- But without avail, tne ..leceaseu P"e" for absentees by a very heated ad- sldlng elder, then at General
l. v,-,,, r mo mnnetrniis. ' II awav tiptwppn ninfi ana len O Ciutt. ttim
. . , . ... j i l; ill oetrnicu lu i" lj .......
the scene to ngmen me giuum am. t wrong said Lincoln, was immediately sent to A. is. Jonn
point tne way. it CJ" " . " "nothing is wrong,
c-tonri i,v hl Ride, to hold up nis .
dress, in which he proceeded to de- ference hle was iocted editor of the
"UTir-tTrVdHQiYi" In thft Clearest I -lUlr-flon TrAnv tVi a rvfTipinl nrfnn nf
I ... . , i min ii 1 1 1 t t ii.Li'j" i tiiii ircLia.il i ini . mvj v....... . 0
So I thought, son's undertaking establishment, . Wrtof 11T,m?cfoVQhiA terms. Prof. 1 y, prtr in-rit vwrq ho, was
i . . . ... , i aim mwoi. uiu4u- i liic iuuiiii. x vi 1 f-4 j
stand uy n s to Tuske gee and 80 1 think- Thousands 0 mteAn flar street- nei;e nVn, T Trpr Johnson was not at all in sympathy one of the lcadinK coiored editors of
hands. Nobody can go to luskegee fout m Qn the Confederate side lay all day Sunday. A Globe reporter w the aUempt tQ elImlnate from tltQ cmmtry. In 1902 in this city he
and see wha I saw there, .and come Ww Qf Sectl wj? believed was present and viewed the remains. th republican party by the present was elevated to the Episcopacy. In
away without being impressed. Lvei thinn-- as r d Wash nston He saw the body stripped to its nude m, ovf cnooVor whose sub- .... v Mmf
- . . i, manv vppr5 - . , i . . v.. II1UVC. 1 lie ucai "l""-' i I 1.U1S CUUilCUy 113 luia jnuitii iiiiiii)v.n.
since I went there J yeJ and Jefferson, and the gentlemen of state during a careful exam nation by wag what Will the Negr0 Do in to sbe 1 leaer of sound and wlw
ago, I have been fl led with hope for whQ made the flrgt American physicIan3 an( coroners jury. Ha J908?l, wag Rey Dn Portei. pa6tor of ant IJe ig the jnnior Wshop 0l
heard tne evidence oi Avery Chapel, Memphis. He declared k. h h and bcars the d0;Sroes A.
which seemed to point to deliberate that he did not know what tne Ne. a D D B,shop rhniirs i3
murder witn mance uiuieuiuuBuu ..i,! fln n ioor. but made snme ...,tnif anA imflnc hla
--- u I"Biy 111, -r, --
rethren, over whom ho presides, na
Warn il7on, canetotisteainj-- Tndicatlon of the way the1
y wind blows. travel, having visited the old world
There was a strong Foraker sentt- . Ao ,,!.- ho ia nuont and
iuiuuuua uuu- nient througnout me niffnu, . uul-
,ho heard withstanding politics was not allowed
though the institution of African
.... 1.- j A .A V.onlr thp Trrl
B'arriL T M0;;n ; hT; When the Second American Revolu-
S n S-n tion came to pass liberating as by a
lie is neie iu v aphpTnpa stroke of the sword, nearly four mil-
" , c" d 3 Wm are tatoUc Hon .laves from bon.lage. my sent,-
-1 from nm wnd in PYPPSS fl L T11V
1 1 - i.i Tirrkiiin nrnvp n niir- 1 111111 1. ui uluivih " 1
ana, u aiieiniitcu, 1-- inao-nttiwiP and the com- t (junsnoi irouna trca rum, a
tive. He must be developecl 1 on sense he a n and com 1 ftfl of Mf 0rflvC,W
MB- eu"V, : 7 K n. The three last Amendments The verdict was the un
,1.on' an Lie!rv:r l w ;s a to the Constttnfion I declared to be the census of opinion of those v
f'lPTV. 111)1. tlS iJ.ll """"! " . . . . n Ti U 11.. ..nr.
ortnnl and Tina. 1 reaiv 01 ivnw ue- uie irsuiuuuy. moves nu.3
arrested to take charge. Yet at the mention
tween the ftorth and the South. It Saturday evening and remained ln the 0f te Ohio Senator's name, the house
was my opinion based on feeling and city jail an day Sunday. luonuay wouid applaud continuously.
. i ... i i,i f,.rrmnnt Oiat Vio -uroa tnifpn hpfnrp .Tiiflsrp Tlaker and Anniiiar ctar nf tbp pvpninc was
BOTH SECTIONS RESPONSIBLE. mo i u u .vj u h ,hQ hB(l nvpr thp Priminnl Ooiirt. TnUf WfAllr nnp nf the sweetest
I inVcSTcQ W1LU lUll llllACUnillll lV ivj-" I uwuuu v i iu s ' - JU I a, i,uuuiwi
tlnno nf tnA American lv-liberated slave would be able to default or hall, ne was locnea up in gingers of the city, wno was app.au u
CltLlUHO i v . ,1H Tlnty llio nmn ,t 1o il
WOI'K Olll Ills UW11 UeftUUJ. uuuuh Mir vwinnjr jciii.
1-nnw InintlV reSDOnSlDie IOI Aim-au iuc ivh j.v.k, - j
diavprv Oricinally tne siave naue iunu, i m. --j . i. "ui""n -
Diavvij. wi. n.i I .i it, i,ot,ililnHnn nf tho n mr i lifi ,i ri ,,i ,r fi
pvicstpd b'oth North and SSoutn. lneiwuni me lluu""s "1,u uiiii'"'j.
AfHrnn was brought here in Northern ! man of the South as essential to the evidenced the sympathy in his un
ci When the North found slave pacification of the white men of the timely taking off. The company tele
low n rofitablo it sold its slaves to North and South. There are plenty of ,)noned Johnson's undertaking estab
the South which mistakenly thought (Continued on Pago 3. Hshment and requested that all money
natural, indispensaK component part
That's the problenf.
ed lustily, being forced to return to
an encore. The management of the
mass meeting declared that It was a
financial success In every respect.
eloquent, his sermons being mado up
of the choicest diction, and best
rhetoric. As a husband and father ho
is kind and affectionate; as a gospel
minister he is always in earnest, and
is ever ready to do something for the
uplift of Christ's kingdom. Hence it
was fitting that his immediate family
and friends should congregate to pay
tribute of respect to him on his 50th
anniversary. His younger son, Prof.
J. T. Phillips, was absent, being
teacher in Texas College, Tyler, Tex.
Rov TV Tannan and wife, ratner-in-
Prof. A. J. Armstrong, of Columbia.
-v?ra. the Cty tart - ',..135,