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NASHVILLE. TENN., FRIDAY. APRIL 3. 1908.
Exercises at Ryman Audi
torium, March 31.
oy no means siow m Bringing out to iiii it DAI IT TUC
his class in a forcible argument the WW 1$ A I A III II II I Ml
tnp i nimi i iuu v I l IIL
business side 'of pharmacy, and the
need of a careful study of this profes
sion in a business way. This was fol
lowed by a solo, "A Toreador's Love
Song" (Couchois) by E. W. Miller.
Mr. Miller has long since made a rep
utation as a bass soloist. His piece
was applauded highly and was com
pelled to return to an encore.
"The Providence of Dentistry" by
John Seward, who was the dental vale
dictorian, carried with it a distinction
peculiarly its own. This department
IV. T. VERNON, REGISTER OF ZJXJTiVfiSftS 1 " CONDEMNED KNOWLES SCHOOL
OLD DEATH TRAP
Hundreds of Little Souls
in Daily Peril.
U.S. TREASURY. ADDRESSES
Graduates 0 n S
FIVE STUDENTS IN MEDICINE,
DENTISTRY AND PHARMACY
RECEIVE DIPLOMAS AN AUDI
ENCE OF MORE THAN FiVE"
THOUSAND WITNESS PROCEED
INGS AUDIENCE. A REPRESENT
TATIVE ONE AND THE FAULT
LESSNESS OF THE PROGRAM
The chorus of male voices. "Away!
Away!" (Brackett), by the Glee Club,
was next. Then the medical valedic-
hundkeu Concern," by Hiram E. Archer.
Archer took time and pains to forcibly
deliver his address. He covered a
scope that needs the most careful con
sideration by professional men. It is
said that he was the best speaker
among the graduates. He was lustily
applauded. After his address came the
chorus, "The Lord jof Hosts is with
us," from the 4Cth Psalm.
The principal speaker and the one
who lent dignity ahd national promi
nence to the already universally known
UNSTINTED school, was Hon. W. T. Vernon, Reg
ister of the Treasury of the United
States. Mr. Vernon proved, by far, to
be the best orator that ever addressed
a graduating class of this institution
BUILDING A PUBLIC MENACE.
Public AN OUTRAGE TO COMPEL CHIL
DREN TO JEOPARDIZE THEIR
LIVES IN SUCH A MANNER-
IMPOSSIBLE TO ATTACH FIRE
ESCAPES TO THIS DILAPI
DATED OLD HULK TIMBER
TOO ROTTEN TO HOLD BOLTS
CONDITION APPEALS TO
EVERY PARENT TO DEMAND
THAT THIS BUILDING BE RE
PLACED WITH A NEW ONE.
Last Monday night the Board of
On Tuesday evening, March 31, the Ho hQa n vnioo that , MmmanA.n
city of Nashville witnessed 'the com- eloquent and well-trained. With ease Education met in regular session with
menceunnt exercises of the thirty-sec- hp BnnlfC ani, 0wPifio,i ha fv,. a full membership present. It was
ond anniversary of the graduating snnH Honors ' -u-rm tir a very busy session, and all of the
classes of Meharry Medical, Dental LVfirri nilj nnniandoH f.rm nnio tn members of the Board seemed to be
and Pharmaceutical College of Wal- timp' intprriir.tinr tho Cnw Qa v,0 alive to all matters before them.
den University. These exercises were wouifl make some indelible impres- Considerable discussion was given a
given at the Ryman Auditorium and Rjon upon hjs hearers. The address proposition by a syndicate of dentists
a large audience, numbering approxi Lna iPmh.v enw ami gnnmnritote to lecture to the children in the pub-
mately five thousand, was present, Luri not on nttprnnre was omia5 ' lie schools as to the care of their teeth.
Nashville has long since enjoyed the iie cnoke in part as follows- Tne Superintendent's report was lis-
reputation of getting together as In- i aiwnv pnnnt it n nriviWp nn tenod to very attentively. He sub-
telligent an audience, among its Ne- opportunity greatly welcomed, when I mitted much for the consideration of
iu citizens, as can De iounu among permitted to say a word to those who ,ne tJ0'ir(1 nu- inai 01 placing me es
any race in the United States, with canes attracted the most attention
equal oportunities, and Tuesday night "Men of thp class-of 1908 vonr mis- His report in part follows:
was not an exception to the contrary, Lion 1 indeed lnftv Tn vnn will be nf- "Under your instructions I have in
It was the rule. There are just two forded the opportunity of dealing with conjunction with the Building Inspec-
great commencement days in which the structural side of the race, and tor visited all of the two and three-
Jhe whole people of Nashville turn broader than the race will be your in- story public school buildings in the
out to see. One is the High School fhienee, in that their destiny affects our city and have, as you directed, proceed-
commencement exercises, the other is rnm m nn pftiintrv on1 oil hnmonitv ed with the work of making such
Meharry. Both are usually held In the "Then let us to the task of deal-Mianges as the Building Inspector or
spacious auditorium commonly known hng with our problems manfully and dered. A detailed report of these
as "The Gospel Tabernacle." These f earl prsIv as become the future load- changes and work, and the cost of
departments of Waldefl attract as no ers of a confiding, struggling race. them, will be submitted when the work
Other school In the race. They have Your lives must harmonize with the has been completed.
students from nearly every country, dominant sentiment, of this orocres- "Fourteen thousand dollars is avail-
and from many races, but all IdentI- sive age. able for the enlargement of the Whar
fled with the Negro, and on account of "The tendency of our civilization ton School and I suggest that you
such, these exercises bring thousands is toward association on right princi- take this matter up at once so that
of-visitors. each year, who come to see pies, helpful co-operation,- toleration the work may be completed by the
a son, daughter, brother, sister, rela- and justice. beginning of the fall term.
tive or friend receive diplomas and "Today at birth, every child has op- "There is a piano needed on the
start out Into the professional world portunities surpassing the dreams of second floor of the Cockrill School and
to battle with the medical, dental and all past ages. The accumulated knowl- T suggest that you authorize the pur
pharmaceutical professions. edge of the world through centuries chase of a snuare piano at not ex
The class of 1908 has a decided dis- grown is yours. " cerding $40." There is an old and out
Unction over the former classes in "Civilization, an epitome of all hu- of-rerair square piano at the McCann
that it is the largest ever sent out man history, makes its onward sweep School, which might be used in ex
from this institution, increasing by before us. Man utilizes nature's pow- change if you authorize it
one hundred and five the long list of er and like a monarch commands the "It is at this time that it is cus
hundreds already pointing with pride captured elements around him. The tomarv for vou to elect a Census
to Meharry as their Alma Mater. thunder, the lightnings, no more strike Enumerator."
Some of the vistors in the city had terror to his heart. They speak across The Eveoutlve Committee, headed
finished from Meharry more than seas, telling of some new advance he by Mnl. Stahlman, reported that in
twenty years ago and were here for has made in science.- surance had been placed unon Ross
the first time since they received their "I might pause here to add that I and Murnhy schools. Mr. DeWitt re
diplomas and went out into the world have absolutely no sympathy with nortpd that the settlement of Htlga
to practice. those who believe that we are to reach tion unon certain school property had
The program showed the result of our fullest development elsewhere been left to the City Attorney, who
careful training. Especially Is this than in America. More than three had not vet made any renort upon hi
true m the pieces rendered both from centuries ago we left behind us the findincs in the matter. Tn connection
students and the musical selections, environment of the land from which with the first paragranh of Sunt. Web
At 7:30 Prof. Berry began the pro- our fathers came and to which we Ur's report it was estimated that the
cessional march, which brought down would naturally return should emi- sum of $7,500 will be needed for
the center aisle from the right cor- gration obtain. the various improvements counting
ner of the auditorium, circling the "With torn hands and bleeding feet, fie ' psoanrs. Following instructions
stage and climbing on it with dignified with the weary load and heavy heart, criven p fho pneolal meeting of the
tread, one hundred and five gradu- we have gone forward on American Boanl MaMi 7. examination of fire
ates. After they were seated comfort- soil to a degree truly inspiring to our oscancs needed in the sohools had been
ably on the stage, a chorus of voices friends. mnde. In conjunction with Building
under the direction of Miss Mamie "Remember that the achievements TnSrpctor TTodsre and the Chief of the
Braden. sang "For His Is the Sea," of the past are an earnest of the pos- Fire Department. Tt was recommend
from the 95th Psalm, Mendelssohn, sibilities of the future, and that no U,i ,y inspector Hodge, who was pvps
Then the Rt. Rev. Isaac Lane, D. D., man of impartial yiews can honestly ont. that "njral fire escanes be pvpet-
the senior bishop of the Colored Meth- predict other than our final success. oa jn the High School. "Warner. How
od ist Episcopal Church, of Jackson, "Those elements of progress which qrd and Tarbox schools at a cost of
Tenn.. offered prayer. A chorus with have brought success despite untoward $3 405 A motion bv Dr. Lofton to
solo. ' There is a River," from the 4Gth conditions are but the elements ex-hbP pffpot that the Snnerlnt.pndent and
Tsalm, by Buck, was rendered by Ger- hibited by the white race in America, raiding Tnsnpctor be nnthori7Pd to
trude Lewis and Glee Club. which elements have given to them a 0ow the contrnct for these escanes
The salutatory address, "The Aris- civilization today, the wonder of the h,r0,1!r,t on a. lenthv dismlon. Mr
tocracy of Medicine," was delivered ages. So then I repeat to go forward T.ipberTran was for "roinrr slow." Hp
by O. W. Sherrill. He took up the in your efforts, in your labors for a tb Board should not 1"n into
Buffalo, N. Y.
ENTHUSIASTIC RECEPTION TO
UNCLE SAM'S BRAVES.
The matter touched upon in the sec
ond paragraph of the Superintendent's
eport was referred to the Executive
Committee with power to act, Mr.
jieberman again interposing objec
tions. The third paragraph was taken
up and the Superintendent authorized
to arrange for the improvement men-
dll is to be started in the City Coun- Phi IhMnA khnk tfk
cil nrovidine for the anoronHation " iv
needed for the erection of fire es
Since the sad accident that hap
pened in Cleveland, Ohio, a few
weeks ago the schools in every ham-
et throughout this broad land have
)cen investigated as to the means of
escape in case of fire. The officials
of Nashville have not been asleep
along this line, and Maj. Stahlman
voiced the sentiment of every thinking
citizen in this city when he stated
that a fire is likely to happen at any
ime. There is one fact, however,
that the whole Board seems to have
overlooked, and that is this, a build-
ng that belongs to the city and is
condemned by the city building in-
peator is liable to fall at any time.
few weeks ago one of our citizens.
who is president of one of the largest
ianks in the South, was threatened
with a lawsuit by the city officials be
ause he had not torn down a building
that had been condemned. This was
a small brick building, and while it
may have been in bad condition was
not occupied daily, as is the old death
tran on Grant strpet. known aa
Knowlps School Rpvpral hnnrtrpri Special to The Nashville Globe.
bildren are housed in this hnildin? Buffalo, New York, March ine
five davs in every week, and if a fire "fighting Twenty-fourth is now in
should break out it would be almost Buffalo. To the strains of music from
miraculous if ten of tbpsp rhiirtrpn p. the best band in the United States
paped unhurt. And yet it stands the army' with I)0Sslbly the exception of
Ives of these rhildrpn nrp rmt in Ipoo. tne one stationed at west roini. eigni
" -vlr I . . , a tt.. 1 r-i . t a 1
ardv evprv dav tbpv stav in thi hnilH. nunarea 01 uncie oani s uravesi soi-
nsr. But the hoard has not as vpt aiers marcnea mrougn ine streets 01
1 I tl i 1 A. J 1 . .1.' . X Ii, a
seen fit to recommend that a new and UMiUO wy, fining umct nu n um
modem hulldlne he erpptpd to rpniapp Ucene ot a mignty connict in me iar
(htc nn a mimw cnoniafr0 East, tli3 Philippine Island, where
could keen them until midnight, in dis. they have seen two hard years serv-
" I I 1 1 iL A - J- A. - 1L .
cussing a free (?) offer to instruct the l-e ana wneie u vm a su,p 10 uie
-hildrrn in dentistry, but the hundred disturbing elements of that Archipela-
of helnlrss children who nrp hnnso,! go. 1 ncy came uy me way 01 tne t a-
' I . - 1 A. 1 A 1 1T ll-.l
n a hnildin? unfit to honso fnl,1pr cine uc'an ana entered tne uinieu
five days every week could not receive Slates at San Francisco, the Golden
anv ronsidpration whatPvpr aie KAiy, and were uansieireu
The Negroes are very much wrought across tne continent ln tnree sections
CITY IN HOLIDAY ATTIRE-
SCHOOLS CLOSE FOR OCCASION
STREETS THRONGED BY
MULTITUDES OF SPECTATORS
BUFFALONIANS FAIRLY WILD
OVER THE .EXCELLENT BAND
CONNECTED WITH THE REGI
MENTEIGHT HUNDRED STAL
WART MEN WIN APPLAUSE
FOR THEIR FINE MARCHING
REVIEW BY MAYOR.
up over this matter, and several have of a snCial traln- So this morning,
aid that thev would rathpr nut thir for the first time since the mighty
" I -A 1 ... Al TAik -,,1 C1.,V.
phildren in the pay schools than to su ks ueiwwn "iexUI LU DUUlu'
have them daily in danger of being ine C1VV var' uie . , lu,e pf
prushed to death like so many rats
They know they pay taxps for the sup
nort of schools, but that does not
seem to have any weight with the
nowers that be. But thpy are still
raded the streets of Buffalo. This
was made possible by an urgent re
quest sent up to the War Deparment
from thousands of Buffalonians, who
appealed to the department to allow
honin? that thpv win not hp ,nmn0iioH these men, fighting terrors to the man
, , v.. -..v., ..... . ... 1 .... T1-11 .
to take their children out of the pub- l, sfn"? nay m 1 " . 1 y uy iae 1 a"?
Mc school on account of the negligence Pf the Niagara. Finally the request
the part of the Board of Education
Thev bplieve that these men will
nventually awaken to a sense of dutv
'nd recommpnd that a npw Rphool-
house be built to replace old "Death-
Trap" Knowles School.
BLIND SCHOOL CONCERT.
was granted. The permission given
nd the climax was reached when the
parade started from Exchange and
Michigan streets at 11:10 this morn-
ng. The starting point was thronged
with thousands of onlookers. A
nlatoon of mounted police cleared the
way under the direction of Inspector
John Martin. Maj. Taggart and the
regimental officers, mounted, followed.
Sunday a party of students from The regimental band headed the bat-
be Blind School, accompanied by Mr. talions. plaving martial airs. Then
nd Mrs. Mvers, Mrs. Lowe, the Prin- came the lithe, stalwart Negro troops.
Hnnl. and Mr. J. IT. Crawley, went whose names are still a word of dread
''own to Hendersonville, Tenn., and among the Pulujanes of Leyte, Samar
""ve n splendid sacred concert at the and Cebu. Never did so many gigan
hofniMftil new ptone church, of which tic men parade in Buffalo in any one
Mr. Sbinn. of Fisk University, is the military organization. I heir appear
nastor. Followin? is the program: ance corroborated the statement of
Jubilee Song "Tell all the world, army officers that the Negro troops
Scripture Reading, May Sue Dick-
Ouartette "Over the stars there is
Jubilee Son? "Were you there?"
Remarks Mr. Mvers.
Jubilee Song "Swing low
Select Reading Blanche Davis.
Onarlette "Abide with me."
Remarks Mrs. Lowe.
"Oood Night" By the little ones.
This was the conclusion of a series
history of the profession and by a
description of the noted achievements
of medical science, showed that the
physician must at all times have be
fore him a high ideal In the domain
of preventatives. He said this had
been one of the greatest victories of
the science, and by a forcible argu
ment showed completely that there
was an aristocracy of medicine that
was not waning; that It was Increas
ing each year with all classes of pro
The pharmaceutical valedictorian
spoke on "Pharmacy a.a Business
and Profession.,:..jrhts:j-as ably-ren-4.w contemporary gratituo
Hered br C, L, Sharp'. Mr. StVaxp w'j; - ,,:,rrontinud nt patra 8.
trusting, conliatng people, is. put to q S.jor, nronositlon without nvich iu
give impetus to their development, vpt lotion. TTe declared tat th
eventuating into a final triumph, is orbools in onpptlon had stood for thlr.
but to contribute mightily to the prog- ty-five or fortv vPars without, bvinp-
rfss of American civilization. hppn v)s?tPd hv fire, and that ns in nil
1 11 A I
"incn. memners or ine graduating nrohaHb'tv thp psranps ronld not bp
class of. Meharry College, go heal the L,, nn for tno rcni cooqjnn. thp
sick, the halt and tbe blind, so tnat mn(jer ,ipfprvp(i ntqi ctnhlmon
it may vie said or you as it was said rnT)1iF(1 to t1liq hv s?,vinn. that firp
of Hippocrates, the great father of n1jo-nt v1sjt tnr qohooi t nnv time
mPdlCinO. I that tllP "nins in nuoqttm h" hnnn
"His was the ambition which soughtl ,T00rntv,ondpd bv pmnotpnt officials
II A J P a!A' 1 A . I
tne aggrandizement 01 seii in fiicum- f tllo worlf. ron.
passing the happiness or others; ins ( 1rartP, for nf nnoo Aftor jr0nprol
. . . 1 i .t-i. "I l -
me wisneo ior mory, wihihh uiruuu f1,nif!t!inT, i, wprp ailt,0.
contemporary . gratitude, ana MBrs. TTni fln(1 TJehermd
) lntf awalnst :h motion.
were more dreaded than any other sol
diers of the United States in the Phil
ippines as well as in Cuba or even in
Miese United States by reason of their
tiger-like ferocity in tbe battle-line.
The record of the regiment, with only
one soldier killed and one wounded
sweet in hand-to-hand fighting in a score of
battlefields in the Islands tolls the
whole story of their puissance.
Main street has not. been thronged
so mightily since Old Home Week as
it was when the 21th wont by. En
thusiasm aroused by the martial ap-
of concerts planned and given for the warance of the men in olive drab and
fiends and natrons of the Institu
tion, to awaken and create anew an
'nterest in the work which Principal
r owe and her corps of teachers are
n earnestly striving to carry on and
build up for humanity and especially
tbe Koto race. The school is sup
ported bv the 'State, and those whose
cisrht Is Impaired to the extent that
bev cannot attend a "seelne" school
are eligible to matriculation, pro
vlded thev are betwepn the aeres of
lyp and twentv-one. Tt is hoped that
much eood will follow these effort?
nd that more children will be sent to
he Institution next year.
REMOVAL OF REMAINS.
khaki, with their short Springfield
rilles and murderous looking side
inns, burst out in constant rounds of
ipplause. Every man in line had a
tin metal case attached to bis car
tridge belt behind containing appli
ances for first aid to the injured.
On they mirched with firm stop and
soldierly bearing, braving the cold
weather, but their hearts wore made
warm by the enthusiastic welcome
'bey received on all side's, never fal
'cviug, nevtr complaining.
The parade wont, up Main street to
Hiurch. to Franklin, whore Mayor
Adam reviewed tbe soldiers from the
"urb in front of tbe City Hall. Oth
ers who watched the regiment pass
'vere City Clerk Balliott, County
Tbe remains of Edward Ewlng will Treasurer Fix, County Clerk Price. Po-
K removed from the vault on Sundav 'ice Commissioners Zeller and Doher
"fternoon at ? o'clock and placed in ty.
be fnmilv lot at Greenwood. Serv- "A fine body of men." said His Hon-
n vot-hre will be in chargo of the Knights or, as the first battalion of the regl
f PythtM. ment passed in front of him, Mayor