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"All things come to Uiem that Tilt, providing the? htstlf while they BJt" Charles W. Ar.dcrto. "Oct (rat of our sunshine." It. E. Bofd.
NASHVILLE. TENN., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21. 1908.
NEGRO BANKERS MEET, g DEATH CLAIMS SEMI ANNUAL STATEMENT. JHE PRIMITIVE
THE FLORIDA 0
il Mill Ways and Means Committee
E. C. McNAIRY
Of the Union Savings Bank of Vicks
Metropolis, Captures the
Next Meeting of
BAPTIST SUNDAYSCIIOOL CON
GRESS AND B. Y. P. U.
CHAUTAUQUAt-SESSIONS will be
HELD IN JUNE ALL OF
Mound Bayou, Miss., February 8.
The Mississippi Negro Bankers' Asso
ciation has closed a successful ses
sion lasting two days. The Associa
tion was called to order by Chas.
Banks', cashier of the Bank of Mound
Bayou, and President of the Missis
sippi Negro Business League. Prayer
was offered by Rev. C. S. Bowman
After some preliminaries it was ascer
tained that representatives from' all
the ten Negro banks in Mississippi
were on hand. Prominent among
them were H. H. King, Yazoo City;
Well Known Young Man
Passes Away Sunday.
PROMINENT INMUSICAL, LODGE
AND CHURCH CIRCLES.
J. H. D. Robinson. Durant; W. W.
THE Cox, Indianola; T. G. Ewlng, Vicks
burtr: T)r J. "R T?nnlrs and Rev. M. E.
BIG CITIES IN THE SOUTH Davis, Natchez; W. E. Mollison, Vlcks
WERE BIDDING FOR MEETING burg; II. L. Slaughter, Vicksburg; Dr.
W. W. Manaway, Jackson; John W.
Strauther, Greenville, and Dr. TL E.
Connor, Brookhaven. Dr. W. R. Pet
tiford, President of the Penny Savings
Bank of Birmingham, Ala., was the
guest of the Bankers' Association, and
his counsel was sought and words re-
LARGE REPRESENTATION EX
PECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN
TtfsichvMla Tpnn Tho ritv nf Tjirfc
sonvllle, Fl'a., hai captured the next ed with marked earnestness i and
This Institution opened for business
two years ago, and has earned net
profits of 23 per cent. It is doubtful
If there Is another banking institu
tion in the South that has made so
good a showing. The Cashier, Mr. T.
G. Ewlng, Jr., was born in Nashville,
Tenn., and went to Vicksburg In 1902.
Since he went there, he has organized
two banks and has promoted a num
ber of race enterprises. He also stands
high In fraternal Orders, being a 32nd
degree Mason and Supreme Treasurer
of the Knights of Canaan of the World.
He also is secretary of the Mississippi EIGHT
Negro Bankers' Association, the only
FRIENDS DR. CLARK DELIV-I . ,n,rl Af tha , f mtiai,n nf
the Association held at Mound Bayou,
Mr. Ewlng was elected delegate to the
Negro National Bankers' Association
to be held in Baltimore during the
He Is also First Vice President of the
Mississippi Negro Business League
and member of the Advisory Board
National Convention Will
be Held in this City.
CONVENES WEDNESDAY, JULY
15 -CONTINUES SEVEN DAYS.
ON YOUNG MAN'S LIFE BEAU
TIFUL MUSIC BY COMPANIONS
OF THE DECEASED.
ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND
THESE SESSIONS FOUR GREAT
MASS MEETINGS PLANNED
SUNDAY-SCHOOL CONGRESS TO
BE HELD IN CONNECTION WITH
The leading thinkers all over this
country aro learning more and more
A crowd of sorrowing friends that . fAn1 novnil nn mmi -e- Tf-
Tja VnnH,; V.swi n' helpfulness. It will be remembered taxed the capacity or Mt.uiiveuaptist Co
eresa and Youne Peoole's Tchautau- that Dr- Pettiford ls tne founfler of Church assembled Monday arternoon semi-annual statement showing the every day that for holding national
gren ana iuuiij, rtuyit? s nauuiu I . vt Korir in An,nrt fin fn nov iha loot tHVmtA nf rpsnppt to nl i-.-i. v,..i i u i v,
Thi-a nnTinimPTTiATit wm rvmrtp 1 1 '"f-'" "" .i. ,-..,. - . " COnaiUOn 01 Uie union oavings uauK, Sd-irciiLss tiiciu in mu u uitjr. iu uic
mis annoumtmenx was maae m, , i.v nAAr.nenc I i T7ina n Troirv I . r..i.t. i t-...-,, . . ,
ooum equai 10 rsasnviue in ino many
2v5i' T?tl tS o? fL w ery, founder of the town of Mound ing. Mr. McNalry had been pron resources. sary to make such gatherings a suc-
Peoples Union Board, a d the Home Bay0Uf and by Rev. A. A. Cosey. Re- lnent ag a member of this church, hav eeBa Many great meetings have been
Mission lioara or the wanonai I5a.pt.st sponses were made by Rev. II. II. lnpf been for a number of years con- Mortgage Loans $25,534.41 held here from timo to time, and all
Convention, through their secretaries King and Dr. L. W. W. Manaway. An nected wlUl tQe choir as a member Receivables 13,539.24 0f them have spoken in the highest
in this city to-day. address was also delivered bv Dr. Pet- ami a,3 chorister and the large attend- Furniture and Fixtures .... 2,003.07 terms of the hospitality of the citl-
There had been quite a contest as to tiford upon the subject. "Banks a anoe at his funieral obsequies atto?iteJ Sight Exchange 4,450.20 zens of the historic city of Nashville
where the 1908 session of this impor- Agents In the Development of Negro hig popularity Ue had bcen Cash on Hand 4.12S.72 AgaJn thIs ls a centrally located
" "s cu- K.meiiiu, wuii u ww U. ,U u, . lsQ during hIg ghort lire or thirty- Overdraft secured point, and easy of access.. Four of
io o umuu iiiuvruicui, uuiu uc nciu. iiiumju rum cu9u i.uji ui hutc ivn "-v years connected with various mu-
Many of the leading cities In the future of the race. On Friday the ex- - J orffanizations 0f the city.
South, through their representatives, ercise-s were held at Green Grove Ban- " ivTMnirv nnP nf tho nioneer
had made applicaiton foi this coming tist Church. Among the subjects dis- n ef0f
denominational meeting. Such cities cussed during the two days' session ?S? VCn
TmT' o Banke I" ge, No. T.and one of the organizers Capital and Surplus $ 9.003.90 ZTey w
JJ r SHSU2 iSTaCk Bi- of the Grand Lodge dn the state of Undivided Profits . possiblo Na?hville.s ciUzeiig haVQ
lXul"n ' rb" "UUo' Uminer?" "Panics and Negro Banks.' Tennessee. This Order, In which ne
' TCI' " m V. V,r.'- ,.V Thfl neoT)lft of Mound Bayou turned was so mgniy esieemea, au cmu s ftR that the delegates to the nrst session
wtitj m uie law wiui jacivsuiiviiie, i "1 v t ,n i tta oc. nf th rpmnins and a representative umuniU3'"' Z. I nf thQ vnHnT,nl PHm rvtlnn
Dill in Klt'ill. Iiuuiut'io m an ui u' I .... f'ToVifov'c f'VioAlra 74. hi"- "" v.vv
sions and they are loud In their ex- number of Knights accompanied them n " Povpi a 2 700 00 saw fit to select this city In which to
, t v1tr nltrftf1 frvm ih hfma tYin rhurrh nnrt from
oressions1 as iu uij fwu i uum u-uiv i. v.. v... -
from the meeting of the Association the church a portion of the- way to
the leading railroads of the country
have lines running into the capital of
the Volunteer State; the climate hera
is genial the year round and other
conditions exist to make a stay of a
hut the majority of the requests and
the fact of Jacksonville's important
location caused the boards, to give
Florida's metropolis the Congress for here; The foiiowh,ff named officers the cemetery.
elected for the next year: u k
Atwood, President, Jackson; W. W.
Cnx First Vice President. Tndianola:
T G. Ewlng. Secretary. Vicksbnrsr:
tt TT. KIncr. Treasurer. Yazoo City.
TCvpfMitive Committee: Dr. W. A. Attv
ventlon and tb the pastor, officers and wav. Greenville: John W. Strauth
The announcement ls made to-day
that the facts have already been com
municated to the officials of the Flor
ida Baptist Sunday-School Conven
tion, the Florida State Bnntift Con-
members of the Bethel Institutional
'Church at Jacksonville, who had is
sued special invitations to the man
agement of the. Congress to hold
their sessions with then;.
Drs. Isaac, Boyd and Clark .state
that they had received .two telegrams
from Jacksonville while the Congress
was in session in New Orleans last
Greenville: J. B. Banks. Natcnez; w
T Mitchell, Columbus: Oh as. Bank.
Mound Bavou; M. E. Mollison. Vlcke
bursr. and S. D. Redmond. Jackson
The next annual meetlnrr of the As
sociation will be held at Natchez, on
the 2nd Wednesday of February.
The chairman of - the Ways and
Afenns Committee of the Mound Bavon
Oil Mill and Manufacturing Co.. lion
VV.1 fnllnTvIno oro iha nfflpprs- TT. F.
The services at the church were in- ProoMlT1i..' t n TT.
deed Impressive. Dr. Clark, from long 1(;irc;' V,A prPSifiont : Thos.
association with Mr. McNairy, was DiIlon Second Vice President; T. G.
able to give a personal siae to nis ais- Ewl Jr cashier; G. M. Mclntyre,
course wmcn Drougnt tears io lllt! Assistant Cashier.
cheeks of many of the men ana wom
en present, and especially was this
noticeable among those who knew the NASHVILLE
history of Mt. Olive Church since Mr.
McNairy's connection therewith.
TO THE LIMIT OF HIS POWER.
hold their second cession. Tho Na
tional Secretary, Rev. C. F. Sams,
D. D., of Key West, Fla.', speaking of
the meeting in the National Primitive
Baptist Advanced Quarterly for the
irecond quarter of 1908, has tho follow
ing to say:
Secreta ray's Notes.
The National Primitive Baptist Con
vention, organized at Huntsyllle, Ala.,
July, 1907, has done mors to unite the
rhnrrnpa snnf tprort thrmiehout. the
Following Rev. Dr. Clark, a few re-1 Qn Rampage( spreading Terror country than anything else with an
n His Wake. unorganized people to work with, and
marks! were made by Revs. Slaughter
Thn Tniislf rendered for the OCC;V
sion by the Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Neville's stalwart Jaw 'Tnn
choir was very beautuui ana appro- Tors were umh... Work coins on. It has cost money to
or JO jonnsiou anui - Xt-i i c ,
On Tuesday of this week a number ' 4 b
Tnn-A nclrnno' Kof fh ttovt ecvciolnna . xa IhiA4 m!1 nHoto fnr finrh n Rflfl OCr.flj?Joil. Mr3. near the COmer
be held with them, but no answer fr : mPPting of' 'the Committee Parker, who was a member of tho Third avenues. The most punisn
tnor ' to nniHnfr oM firo Snnthprn Sevt.et.ti?. an orean- ous" gentlemen had succeeded m ar
rennet and a petition was sent bv the the roll by A. A. Cosev. Secretary ization of which Mr. McNairy had resting several men but Hid not nave Jn bringing al)Qut a scntiment tor
state to the National Convention at the Wavs' and Means Committee th been one of the most active members, quite a wagon full; so one nine nar- q progress. We
Washington, which could not be re- following namH members were ton sans a 0lo "Calvary." uut me row-iaeeu ienow, wu -
plied to, so to-day the announcement nresent: I T. Montsromerv. TT. H n.ost ltouching Incident of the whole have been kept out of the wet dis-
is made. Kin". John W. Rtrnnther 1. I'-win- servIces. excepting Dr. Clark's eer- tnct proceeded
W W. Cor. J. TT. D. Rnhlnn. M. F wa the solo by Mr. Samuel
to fill the vacant
every cent he could get his handis. on
to advertise the National movement
promised to get out our Sunday-schocl
literature and we are doing this at a
great sacrifice, but we are going on.
tti W Frnnr S. came iorwam -hi
made a verv enconraring rennrt. show
ing that several thousand dollars hr1
been subscribed and collectrd.
All of the members of th ComTT.it
toe expressed themselves a? beln" wen
"leaded n wht bad been '"ne TTon
. m M fill
W W Cox sala ne wnnien "i
nesdav. June 24. and continue through
until Monday. June 29. The sessions
are to be held with the Bethel Bantit
Institutional Church In the tftv of
Jackinonville, of which Rev John F.
Ford. D. D.. Is pastor. Th's is nn
doubt one of the most costH- churches
owned bv the Barv'i'sts In the United
Statess. The church cost In the neitrh
''borhood of $100 000 and is well cana
Tde of entertaining thi.T young peo
These annual Snn-lnv-Srhonl and hundred shares (SI
"VounT People's meetincs 'are calcu
lated to do untold good for the race.
The fact that, the mooting goes t'
Jacksonville, wbicn i's the largest citv
'n the State of Florida., brings to mlni
bnt this movement had it- birth In
Nashville In 19.0R. The first sopp'on
"'as held at the Snr"co Street Bnntit
hurch. Tt wis larcelv attended.
Nashville got an onrortnnitv to show
Inst. what, she could do to-wari entv-
tainlng national orennizations Tho
mxymotens of the Snndav-plrMii rnn.
cress arf honeful of havinr the 1909
passion held In some Tennesson ritv.
Tnfcf( of course depends imnn 'hp nr
ivtfv of the roonlo. t?pv. Ttr. Tord lq
li'Mlqnt over tVio fort tnaf the T'",',t,nfT
polios to b's phnr'-Ti TTp jinc n-torod
?r lonrr In the far Ws nnHl R!r'i-i
hn' been nastovlnw in Floirla.
not Vnpv7 just how pnthus.laic,M" '"hp
neo'-'lp worp along racial and donom
Davis. J. TT. Bufford. The Treirpr ' M the iifeiong friend and asso- ash boxes, men at work, or
seats m inu wusuu-icsi.u o,in,rv,ia na, rWnnnii
What I tJUimuj i".iiVAyio ivwpvuu.u
t ht KfnTAi nnt thpv nl ooced aiiKe io mm.
UiULC ui nil. miitiii. ..v, -..v.,, ,
Tho ro-mnins wprp dpnosited In the Ewrv one he got in reach of he
vault at Mt. Ararat Cemetery, serv- grabbed and attempted to shovo lu
ices being held in behalf of the Pythi- the wagon. His language was not
on rr,w nnW thp fiire.tion of C. C. such as a sober, sane man would use,
wm Pnirstpr nf namon lx)dc:e. No. and his actions were like unto those
1, J." O. Battle, acting Prelate. Those I of a raving maniac. All who saw him
a'ctinir as nallbearers were former as- in action were of the opinion that he
;ort,H Rpv. J. TT. fr-ord llko their departed orotner ma u.. junKiiif. u ou !, thank Cod and take
i ,v. hlq chpck for on- of the Grand I,odge. The pallbearers peared to oe ouna u u u"v u
00") Mr. s. rov. " were J. w. uiaine, j. uilli, l. as wt-u ivu... , , .. Since our N
nobly to our aid by ordering literature.
Of course some of our brethren think
we ought to furnish them with litera
ature and when wo send them the
bill they are insulted and begin to
kick and frown, and yet they can beat
the band about being Primitive Bap
tists. As we are in the midst of a
face. We must
courage think of
i nionfAK of Kntaw. wc
duced to tho Committee he
H was not the time for ?prhmok?n
hnt gavo bis oberk for fiftv shn,
($50) The Cprnmlttpp '"n"
much' imnortant busing. To Pv te
i. fha nil Mill Is a poinlr or'-
.11 t -.P rornl otl'l
nrlso a iron an rnixM-- -.
tl,a flnnnMal lonflprs of tnP r""o In AT -
ci;dnpi bavp re-olverl that it mu.t
vw Thp.co flos'rin-r infrrvotiP
Urr fT, Oil MiH rr YP '
,,v a(Mron- T7v ,. A. Posey, Secre
tary. Mound Bayou.
A ATaskpil Valentino Party was
given in the parsonage of the HowarJ ucation, has been overburdened with
,no Congregational Church on l ridav
ational meeting at
Tluntsville nearly two nundred and
fifty Sunday-schools have been organ
ized, besides Young People's Volun
teer Band?, Women's Auxiliaries and
Rev. R. A. McCloud. our National
Evangelist, will go into every state
before the National Convention meets.
Dr. L. W. Thomas, Secretary of Ed-
HOFFMAN HALL NOTFS.
TV. C. B. Wlckham. of New OHoqn0.
ha- vpn down with la grinne. The r.
ports are that Jie ls Improving In
Wp arp pl"oT tn ctntp tt p"'
iq nnMlv inor'!ln!r TTpv. V
T TWfv Arriilpnron. Tine r1ior'TO o'
tnP KorrrnT TnnrtTnont Th Tr
nr1p, orr rnorn-p of Mic- TCrV"
Tho non-pi CMrn TVnnrtwpr
in pporo-o nf t pooking. Onr
aim is to r-""1- tvp crhopi one of th
best In the
REV. C. J. BATTY.
nnVriii s w. Rhplbv. R. K Gee. ;s. p nitv were an lerror-sincivtu aim
V. Ix)fton. looked at one time as if the citizens
Mr. McNairy was born In this city would have to take a hand and put
in 1872, and with tho exception of a the nuisance in chains to protect the
few months at a time, spent all of his women and children.
lifo hpnp. As stated aboe, ne was
most of his life connected with some
musical organization. lie took a
great interest In affairs that concern
the race from a viewpoint of obtain-
ing an tne ngrus j hongrpgational Church on Friday work
gro by the constitution, um , number of the The National Banner is published
largely instrumental In organizing fnin- d frf fl of the church at Mcxia, Texas, with the polished
The Douglass Club of which he was her djnenu (ho Prof. A R. Foreman In the Pditorlal
at one time tne pres.. .. tho ocl,iPion. Most chair.
eral months, oy seasons, ..Mr im.Nau, masked Prof. B. F. Lee, of Austin. Texas, the
has been at hTencn lick, inn., ior ui i- .nr
IK'dllll, mill v uvii nt-
'ho hnlldavs in the city. He leaves
i brother, a sister, two sisters-in-law
md a host of friends to mourn his
lNii i ill. ii via i aiiKi".s w - - -
to remain at homo. Prof. F. M. Fitch
instances and Dr. J. T. Martin arc flghtin
these were lf.ter
placed financial Secretary, is appealing to the
,ealtrt. and when ne came nomeuur k a polJ to churchos nnd auxiliaries for $6,000 at
?T1:?7 St the highest bidder. The bidding was the National Convention. ,
very spirited, the high mark being nr. .1. ll. t'arey. tne isauonai rres
one dollar twenty-five cents. Othora ident. is on the ro'id, but in our
sold at prices ranging from 49 cents judgment it would be better for him
Thp costumes in -some
were grotesque and in others artls- against all odds at the National In-
tlc, though humorous. Refreshments dustrial and Theological College. Tho
we're served in connection with the Primitive Baptist College at Talla-
entertainment, in tho Sunday-school hassee, Fla., has a three-story build-
room of the church. ing In course of erection; tho Thorn-
Miss Annie Davis, of vValden Uni
versity, was operated on at Mercy
Hospital last Frldav by Drs. J. A.
McMillan and J. E. Weils, a large fi
broid tumor being removed. Mis Da
vis Is reported to be recovering nicely.