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NASHVILLE GLOBE. FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 1917.
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ty.
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oaiel by the nrnne ollhe contrihutor. not n.ces-
nwnft for publication, but as evidence of goud
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RATIONAL NEORO PRESS
ASSOCIATION
w Terfc Boa, Frcajt m4 JVotrt,!
Gjticaga e&oa. Fro) Front, 1
ttattartlaimg Bn&BbuL ,1!l""'t l'le energy, the en-!
JaSanta ofiJco, Vrs. and rroetj terpriso, tin polish, the education, :
"afiw BvTHUjui jihe disposition, or ti.e cash to keep !
Maaitrllle vSca, fraM aid Front. up ttit!i the procesi"ti. But tho world'
r aM. moves on just the s;une.
Nashville, Tenn-, Jan. 5, 'Nippon il'o face of the earth," and the!1'
. I master mind said. "Let there be a
FRESH AIR.
One of the priceless things which
we have, and also the freest and
most abundant U fresh air. And
yet the common attitude of humanity:
toward fresh air particularly at this
time of year when the temperature
is low, is one of avoidiiuce, as though
fresh air were pestilential. We
make abundant provision for heat-
ing our homes and our church anil
other buildings, calculating to a nice
ty tlio area of radiation necessary
to a given measurement of air space;
but all arrangements for ventilation'
seem to be haphazard, without fore
thought, if ventilation is given anyikuoek and have nevr yet discovered
consideration whatsoever. We pro
vide windows without number
through which the pure nir nijrtit
be admitted; and then, ujvor '40
approach of the cold season, seal
them hermetically, to nire sure
thatnone of the air with-rt gets out
andit none of the air without
gets Tu. With hot --r furnaces and
Willi steam we oako ourselves in
u-oplral temperatures. It increases
fuel consumption to heat fresh iit
and so we shut it out and economize,
und the money so saved we spend in
paying the doctor and tho druggist
to cure us of the ills which follow
breathing foul and impure nir. The
atmosphere of some places is made
noxious anil offensive by stale to
bacco smoke which has mi awy of
escape.
Wherever people gather In largo
numbers, there wo seem to make the
least provision for the admission of
pure air from without.
We coiidL-iieutly shun the outdoors
so far as po-siol. We coop our
selves indoors, and when it is uec
pfsary for us to go about wo hasten
from one place to another in our
motor cars or in the street cars, shiv
ering as we take the few necessary
steps between our eestinatii n. Few
people any more walk in the winter
tmie, sfvve as urged by necessity. Tho
winter sjiorts such as remain are
left to the Iwys and girls, youngsters
who have no more sense than to want
to be out of doors in cold weather.
We permit our blood to become thin
and sluggish and our vitality low,
and thus offer ourselves as a fuir
target of disease. 'e do all this ii.
the light of the knowie lgc that fresh
air is the best tonic known; the sur
est preventive of disease, otten the
surest cure for disease; the unfail
ing source of vigor and vitality.
Fresii air is a better medicine than
any or all of the concoctions devised
by man, and it is the cheapest, cost
ing not a penny. Exercise in the
Iresh air in cold weather is much
more beneficial than the outdoor ex
ercise of the warm mouths, lor the
summer's heat ofteu is exhausting,
while the winter's cold always is !
stimulating and invigorating and
makes the biood run warm. To en
joy cold weather, one needs to bo'
clothed warmly. TV mistake that'j
; most of us make in winter time is '
.failing to . clothe our-elves as the'
; tempiv.ituie demands. We are quite!
likely, in ialse pride, to sacrifice com- ;
tort lor the sate of apiiearance. We !
have been learning in recent years
how to be comfortable in hot weather
and yet look well, but our winter
outdoor dress still i3 more or less
Mllogical, from the standpoint of com
! fort at least. Wo give heed too much
.to what people say about us. People
'living farther nortii, where 'eupera
! tures are so severe as lo foruid de
i fiance, are less finical about appear
lance and more regardful of comfort.
! We have incen who tfould consider it
j mortification to ba seen -wearing a
I cap, or covering tho'r ear -!, and the
man who dons ovoislioea to keep his
'feet warm Invites the contempt " of
'his follows. And the follies of our
jwomenklnd in H13 winter time who
.Is not familiar with tiiem? We are
cranks, of one kind or another;
some of us are free'a air cranks, and
st rue of us are the oir.er kind. Be
tween us,- we have to arranged mat
lers that It Is all but Impossible for
anvoody to get as n.nch as a breath
cf the pure, sweet air of the out
doorsair charged with life-giving
ozone and electric wUu vitality, air
that at this time of tho year comes
to us thoroughly washed, cleansed
end replenished, drawn from the
&ieat reservoirs of the north. Cut
't is never too lat to do better. Then
let us open the windows! Let the
fresh air pour in! Let us also go
out into it and give our life blood
a dally bath. For in the fresh air
are life, health and strength, spirit
ual as well as physical.
TOR WAYS OP OCR FATHERS.
We occasionally hear someone sav,
"We need to get back to the ways
ot our fathers." It is as the yelp of
the dog run over by the" automobile,
hut It will no more stop the steam
roller of progress than the whine or
the dog will stop the touring car. In
the first place, the man who says it
does not mean it. No oue wants to
cn h.,, tiin t .,., nf thn nt irt
b ",CK w 1118 ad8 01 lne ON- Clin
tho hand seeder, the s:ekle, the flail,,
the spinning wheel, the stao coach.
till? rl.'ivs nf nlm.twt inicolihruitVo-n-j
the days of almost impossible coin-
munication. The wail generally
comes from some oue who ha.s rim
up against a custom of soectv made
In the lirst place. "Dat kuess moved
li.uht; and there w.is light,'' and''ick is encouraging.
there will continue to he more light j
as hug as the world lasts. Count-' Su-ge led for the benefit of those
less remedies were hidden away In i cannot think of a suitable reso
the recesses of nature, and were in-1 t ion : When you get a dollar spend
tended for the benefit of man; num- i
erous laws were announced, scientific!
) truths were covered up with the rub-j
' Msh of medievalism; religious ini j
j pulses we:e left uncultivated. Man '
wa. put into this iield with an Im-
pulse to advance and a command to i
dig, to 'Seek and he could find; (
knock and have neovr yet recovered
him."
Some have misconstrued the word
anything of value, but those who
have sought, and sought with dili
gence have brought more light. Thus
we have the discovery of the law of
gravitation, circulaiiuu. chc germ the
ory of diseases, antiseptics, and hun
dreds of things in the medical world.
The mower, the reaper, the thrashing
machine, the cotton gin. the tele
graph, the telephone, the phonograph,
the movie, the wirelea-, the airship,
the submarine, the linotype to grind
out machine-made editorials like this,
and many, many things in the me
chanical world. We have the grape
iruil, the tangerine, and many other
tilings unknown to the palates of our
fathers. On all sides and ni all de
partment there has been advance-
motn. !
We forget that the things we now j
enjoy have not always existed, and i
when we want to gi t back to the 1
things of our fathers we don't real-j
ize what our wish. i.-,. Medical sci- '
euee will soon discover something to '
niake our m rvea impervious to the j
strain of the times, and then we will
i-viibui. e.iat wuul 10 reirograue.
But the important tiling is that al! !
I his change in the scientific, me !
ehanicdl and vegetable world is pro
ducing a change iu the social and
religious world, as inevitable ast ime.
We must adjust ourselves to chang- After an absence from the city of
ing conditions and bring our roll-, two years, which is the interval be
gious and social customs down to Iween the first and second visits, Mr.
date. There are certain laws in al' 1 C' A- Dic1ao" is in town. He is the
things that are indexible and un- S' M MfP- "e"r f
, ,, '.tv. , , ! Boyd, 1603 Harding stieet. Mr. Dlck-
changcable, -,:ut barnacles have gath-jSon was born and reared In Buffalo,
eretl upon the ship of state and the New York. He has the distinction of
"id craft needs to go into dry dock'l0'ng the oldest citizen of Buffalo,
and be scraiied and remodeled tofrome font'nued residence. He is a
keep up to the times. 1 stockholder of more different Negro
, , , ' banks than any visitor that has been
No. don t take us back to the ) to Nashville. He Is th ) only member
things or our lathers, but move u.-: I stock in all the Negrol banks. He is
up in thought and spirit to the pres- was an uncle of Mr. Dickson, and was
tin times, if we can't be crowded !
ahead to the timcg .f our children.
Tlte readers of the r;iole are here
by and now told that the frequent
errors that are seen in its columns
are not attributable to tho proof
renders, as these good people have
done their utmost t'f make the clean
and readable Globe that ought to be.
The truth, and the whole truth It, j
the atone man don't Hvo 9 -.hak f
u i,i.., ,.,n o ... i
M. .Ullliy.-. Kill IU IV IlllVlllt'l 11IC lltl-
per looks good, lad or Indifferent.
just so he gets it down to the press
room. I
'
Well, we got seveial Christmas
presents, Dan
Armstrong or Pitts-;.,,,
burg, Pa., sending us two pairs offagra." Mr. Dickson stat
.-ocks. Wo immediately discarded
the nair we were wearinc. buns then-
no,..- tim ft tmn i,.Jf:lrt- He stopped in Columbus, Ohio
..... .... . .. t ...-,
bio domicile. We haven t had a
visitor since,
. Furthermore, the Negro Board of
Trade, the Negro roosters, the Ne
gro Business League, etc., have
elected their officials for 1917. Wei!',
gentlemen, do something besides ex
ploiting the genius and business of
your executives.
Our make-up man deserves all
that's coming to hiin after death, as
last weeks Globe will attest. Dad
blame it, we would like to stand
by and see him sizsle, oh, joy.
The senate chaplain a few days
ago, asked the divine one "to for
give us of our national signs."' This
is Uie biggest job any preacher ever
unloaded unto the Almighty.
The Virginia prohibition law al
lows a man one quart of the best a
month. This is just enough tor a
sample to be poured cn a sponge and
inhaled.
If the Mexican problem can be
solved by parleying there still is
room fr hope that Carrauza " can
solve it. Hut the "if" is a big one.
At the outset the .new SO-cent
pieces will be quoted at the same
rate as the old two for a dollar.
It has been a 'dry' year with anly
a few "wet" spots.
One of our Detroit exchanges
comes to us wrapped in a beer label.
Now if our Detroit brother would
fend along but let that pass.
Tho more seriously the trainmen
talk about striking the more seriou---
lv ( on:.'res should talk about air-
light compulsory arbitration.
i
"rair, colder." It will take a lot of j
'hem to balance up for the "fair,
warmer' predictions at wliich we
"sed to groau last summer.
The mere fact that the peae0 dove
''ecu allowed to flutter about for
fortnight without being hit by a
lnrt of it.
(-1n he other hand persaps, you
might remember that you have not
I'a'd yur subscription to the Y. M.
C. A. bulhlingg fund,
It is so dry in Tennessee that
there Is no use In swearing off, so
most of us will be satisfied with
' swearin ; at.
Now, let old Bcb Allen, of Chatta
nooga, rejoice, there t. a new cure
tor baldness advertised.
To question the sincerity of Ger
many's desire for peace is to ques
tion German intelligence.
If we all will uy less we will
eventually have more money, and it
will buy more.
It will still be possible for some
of the old timers to swear off order
ing by mail.
1
A small lesolution put under the
wire a winner is belter than a large
resolution left at the post.
Father did little of the pre-Christ-l-ias
worrying, but lather's turn is
here.
ISunie people are iiclpl"ss a.
I hey can ; et help.
long as
Time goes slowly for
a woman
with a new wrist watch.
! Be sure you are o?T with the old
j date berore you are on with the new.
; a ' ,
, MR. C. A. DICKSON IN NASHVILLE.
one oC the stockholders 'and a director)
of the One Cent Saviii
gs Bank. He
plans to attend all of
He was one of the first
heir met'ngs.
Subscribers to
the Y. M. C. A. BuHdingl
Fund. He is
the donor of the Dirkfeon prize for
Christmas, the club aniong children,
carried on at the One
Bank. Mr. Dickson is v
Cent Savings
ry character-
istic, and In using his d
wn language,
he says, "I am an old
crank, but It
isn't everybody that cara
turn me."
Several years ago trie Nil
shville Globe
'ne '!""e a mstoinciion
to Mr. Dick-
son. In a write-up after til
e celebration
f 1 ., .1.1
the Battle of Lake Erie, .ivhen the clt-
ui liic uiiu iiuiiuxeuiii ai
isens of
Buffalo presenj
ted to Mr.
Dickson a madtl as recogli
inition of his
being the only surviving
Anthony Williams, the Nfj
the Battle nf T.nke Trio
relatlv of
gro Hero of
Ir. Williams
Commodovn Perrv's flnl
'-'ship. "Nia -
d while in
t'ie city this wek that be slaw Anthony
Williams. A very few ca
1 state this
,ll9 wav to .Nashville. H
nt. the New Year dinner at
was guest
the Nation
al Baptist Publishing Boar
H.
DEATH OF MRS. EST
IER E.
GRANT.
Mrs. fcisther k. Grant, w
,ho for the
past nine years has made h
r home In
Colorado Springs, Col., wltjli her son.
Dr. R. S. Grant, passed away)
last week
at tho home of her dang
Biter, Mr.
Birdie Grant-Brooks, in Denver, Col.,
at the age of 75 years. iTh e remains
St. Andrew's Presbyterian C lntrch and
were brought to, the city by Dr. Grant
and wife and the funeral services
were held from Taylor & Co's par
lors. Mrs. Grant , was a n eniber of
St. Andrew's Presbyterian C mrch and.
never moved her connection s.
She is survived by ber two sons and
daughter: Mr. Edward Grant, of Dy
ersburg, Tenn, and Dr. R. S. Grant
and Mrs. Birdie Grant-Brooks.
While in the city Dr. and Mm.
Grant are stopping with Mr. and Mrs.
T. G. Ewing on Gay street.
CALL MEETING.
The President, Mrs. P. R. Burrus,
of the Hubbard Hospital Club, has
called a meeting for Monday after
noon at 4 o'clock, at the Hospital
parlors.
All members are urged to be pres
ent. DKAT1IS.
Lucy Wright, 39, 1715 Cedar street.
Mildred Smith, 4 days, 1219 Pike.
Gordon W. Chambers, 45 Hubbard
Hospital.
Mattie Chilton. 24, 3010 Local St
Alhert Brandon, 22, 1313 Jo John-.-ton
Avenue, rear.
Daisy Rudder, 30 523 Stephens
avenue.
Cora White, 22, 731 St. Charles.
Laura Ann Parks, 54, 923 Hawkins.
John Franklin, 44. rear 725 Boyce.
Hobt. Mills, 65, Vanderbilt Hos
pital. ,
Dock Johnson, 45, 1C23 Cedar
street.
Beulah Woodfork, 24, City Hospi
tal. .Melviu Thomas, 8. Lincoln and
Trimble.
Nellie Manion, 10, City Hospital.
John Rivers, 30, Nashville By. &
Lt. plant.
Reuben Haines, 83, City Hospital.
There were 2,Ob7 deaths within
the city limits of Nashville laot
year.
, 'Kiniira Kwing, ui, 641 Fogg.
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! City
Items 1
eeeiitae-Te
-Mrs. Viola E. Vinson speut Sunday,
December 2U, in Franklin, Tenn visit
ing friends.
Mrs. Viola E. Vinson entertained
.Mrs. Idella Sturns of Chicago at her
home, 1012 Ivy street, December 6.
Quite a number of friends were pres
ent. Mrs. Clem Robers announce the
marriage of her daughter, Clemmie
Mai to Mr. Edward Harrison on Dec.
27, 191G.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Williams from
Wampum, Penn., are spending the
holidays with relatives.
Miss Tomeasue Foster of Sunflower,
Cal., attending Fisk University, spent
the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Fred
T. Hill of Summit avenue.
Miss Louise V. Mayes spent Christmas
holidays in Columbio the guest of
Mrs. Rose Jones of East Seventh
streen. Miss Mayes aiso attended the
social given by Mr. Blair and Mr.
Stockard. Miss Mayes was highly en
teartained by Mrs. Emma Akin Kelly
of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Co
Mrs. W. L. Smith of 712 Twelfth
avenue, North, has returned from Sa
vannah, Tenn., where she has been
spending several days with her
daughter, Mrs. J. W. Smitu. Mrs.
Smithreports a pleasant stay.
Mr. Ben E. Drake was called from
Chicago, 111., to Murfreesboro, Tenn.,
on account of the death of his moth
er, Mrs. Saphia Drake. He is at pres
ent in our city on his way to Chi-
! cago.
I Mrs. Delia Hoilins of Murfreesboro
was the week-end guest of Mrs. An
; lerson of 70S Winter Street.
Mrs. M. B. People's of Memphis,
Tenn., is visiting ber cousin, Mrs
.Martha Head of Fiimore street.
Mrs. Ethel Buford, wife of Mr. Sam
uel Buforu, of Chicago, 111., is 1n the
city visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Har-
, nson of Hoffernan street. Mrs. Bu
ford was formerly of Nashville and
' her friends here are planning many-
social functions in her honor.
Mr. Caroll Phillips of Sewanee,
Tenn., was in the city last week for
a few days.
Dr. .las. H. Rachels, wife and chil
dren of Danville, III., were among the
holiday visitors in Nashville during
the past week. Dr. Rachels is a grad
uate of Meharry Medical College ot
the class of 190S. While he was at
tending scho' he was popular among
the student bony. Mrs. Rachels before
her marriage was Miss Iva Walton,
and was popular with the society ele
ment. They were visiting the parents
of Mrs. Rachels at 144 Claiborne St.
It is reported that Dr. Rachels is do
ing a most excellent practice with a
large clientele in the historic city ot
Danville.
Ronnd-Rebin Dinner Great
(Continued from Page 1.)
ferns that were In evidence every
where, depicted grandeur, eloquence
and splendor for the evening. Before
serving the first course, which con-
slated of Fruit de Cedar, the hast, Mr.
C. A. Dickson, who is a native Buffa
Ionian, and who has visited Nash
ville once before, welcomed the guests
and gave them his idea and purpose
for giving Bitch a dinner.' He said:
"It has always -been my pollcv in life
not to allow anybody to do for me,
what I would not willingly and cheer-
i fully repay, whether lt be financial.
1 deeds of kindness, or courtesies. In
other words, gentlemen, I feel lndebt-
ed to every one of you here for some
social courtesies extended to mo while
I was in the city several years ago.
and I am taking this opportunity 'to
I repay vou. ' I want each and even- one
j to feel at home and to feel that in ac-
cepting this courtesy tonitrht you are
ionly receiving iwhat Is justly due you.
;Renieni!her that every one present has
bpen Invited to sit at tny right hand
during one course before the evening
rloses and that you are to continue
around the table until you return to
your present seats. This is to be done
before the dinner is finished. I am
also going to ask that each of you
sign on the second line your own sig
nature in the space prepared for auto
graphs. I will head each pace so
that I will know In years to come that
these men have dined with me on this
occasion. I need not say to you that
my stay here on my first visit . was a
pleasant -one and that I seem deeply
interested In you as personal friends.
In the language of a portion of the
Scripture that I have read once, I
will ask that each of you "Eat and be
merry, for when this is gone there
aln5t no more." The host called upon
Dr. Clark, who pronounced the grace.
(The Misses Marie L-. Boyd, Eleanor
Alfred a Battle and Katie Albertlne
Boyd, then passed the first course of
the evening to the table, and the din
ner was on. As the evening grew old,
and the conversation drifted, steering
clear always to what the host admon
ished, the host announced that he had
prepared a surprise iwhlch was not on
the program. Miss Katie Albertlne
Boyd was then introduced and de
lighted the guests with a reading. Miss
Eleanor Battle next beautifully and
cnarmmgiy sang "The Rosary," capti
vating the host and euesta. Misa Tint.
tie sang without instrumental accom
paniment. Mis Marie Boyd then held
all spellbound when she read a selec
tion. When the dinner was about
half finished many thought lt was
over, because there was a break in
the menu whern the HnnVi nnnmrnil
but according to the host's Interpreta
tion, "e nave just begun, gentle
men; take your time, there is no
hurry." Finally at 11:30 the last
course was on the table and dinner
was over, the guests congratulating
the host and wishing him a long and
peasant stay In Nashvine.
BIRTHDAY PARTY.
Mr. and Mrs. Neal Boyd at fiOfi Mor
rison street gave a birthdny party in
honor of their son, Harry Milton. He
was one year old on the date of Dec.
29th, 1916. Those who were invited:
Master Edward, Scott, Little Mary
hverett, Eddie Silvers, Naomi Silvers,
Elizabeth Emerson, Aimer Louise En;-
merson, Beulah Emmerson, Jnanita
Buchanan, Eleo Battle, Bernice Bat
tle, Evil Miller, Lora Miller. Re
freshments were served by little
Misses Clara A. White and Mrs. Hat
tie Boyd. Three courses were served.
The party began at four o'clock and
the little guests left at 6 o'clock.
Harry Milton received many valuable
presents.
NORTH POLE DRESS MAKING
AND SHIRT FACTORY A NEW
ENTERPRISE.
The North Pole Dress Making and
Shirt Factory opened its doors Wed
nesday at 504 4th Avenue, North.
This enterprise was fostered by the
North Pole Literary Club, one of the
fast growing organizations of the city.
Many styles of dresses and shirts
will be made at this factory. Already
many orders have been placed by
some of our best white people of the
city. Mr. B. H. January, President of
the North Pole Literary Club will
back these two young ladies In their
new business. They hope the busi
ness will grow so fast that other
young ladies of the club will be given
a chance to take an interest In the
factory. The owners of this new en
terprise are two prominent members
of the North Pole Literary Club, Miss
Willie Mae Dismukes, President and
general manager has Shown marked
ability for one so young in millinery
work. She Is a graduate of the
Teachers College Course of Domestic
Arts Department of the Agriculture
and Mechanical Normal College of
Alabama and also hejd the posi
tion for two years as bead of the
dress making dopartment of tho above
college. Miss Mattie K. Stevenson,
Secretary and Treasurer, one of the
young society bells of Kentucky and
Nashville. She is a native of May
field, Ky., and a .graduate of the dress
making course of the Immaculate
Mother's Catholic School of Nash
ville. She is a young lady in every
respect worthy and competent to
hold tho position in this new enter
prise. She has many friends in Nash
vill, as well as her home town, Ken
tucky. These young ladies will be
glad for their friends to call to see
them.
THE NEGRO
Y. M. G. A.
The purchase by the Nashville Y.
M. C. A. of the Duncan hotel build
ing to be used as the Negro branch
of the Y. M. C. A. la a happy solution
of two problems that have been
somewhat vexatious. In the first
place lt has been a difficult matter
to find a building suitably located
for a Negro Y. M. C. A. In the
second place, It has seemed a shame
to allow so excellent a building as
the Duncan to go to waste. The
building is admirably fitted and ad
mirably located to serve its new pur
pose, and it could vender no greater
service than In filling this purpose.
The white people of Nashville
those of them who are interested in
the-general , wellbeing of Nashville
should be very keenly alive to tho
importance of this matter. Tha
proper training, physical, Intellectu
al and moral, of Negro men la cer
tainly a matter of almost vital Inter
est to the general public. Let us
h.iok at the matter for a moment
10m a purely economic viewpoint.
The Negro, when he l efficient, gives
0 best service that the south has
or can hope for. Mo3t, of us have
lealized that all along, but lt was
brought more forcefully to the gen
eral attention a lew months ago
w-hen the news began to be printed
in the newspapers of the country that
the Negroes of the south were being
moved north In great numbers by
industrial concerns. The Negro la
where he belongs but, he needs to
have such training as will make him
manually capable, intellectually alert
end morally straight. To give- hlra
just that training, there Is no better
equipped agency than the Y. M. C.
A.
The new Negro branch ' of the
Nashville Y. M. C. A., when equipped
ani put In service, will be of very
great economic benefit to tlie com
munity of Nashville. Every Negro
young man who patronizes It sus
tains some sort of 'ervicea!ble ' rela
tionship to some white . person, and
there are very few .white person In
Naishvllle but are dependent in some
way upon some of theSg Negroes.
WHEN OPPORTUNITY
COMES
as it does to all. the man who
has saved his money is ready to
embrace and protit by it That's
why we advise you to begin sav
ing at once. Open an account
here and add to it regularly and
as largely as you can. It will
not be long before you'll have
capital enough for some oppor
tunity to increase it abundantly.
One Cent Saiings Bank
Nashville, - . TeBnesses
Every Negro will be better qualified
to give service because ot the Y. M.
C. A., and Tery few persona will be
better served.
Nashville Tennessean and
American.
The Southwest Little Rock
and Arkansas Conferences
(Continued from Page 1.)
laywomen. They make visitors feel
at home at a glance. L. M. Bell, Jo
seph Jackson, S. M. Ballad, A. Hawk,
J. S. Reed, W. P. Davis, A. C. Bailey,
W. R. Jeffrey. K. Hunter, M.C. Heard,
R P. Mcintosh, B. Redman, H. L. Lee,
G. L. Long, S. Braxton and J. H. Tay
lor are among the leaaers of thto con
ference. This conference made fine
reports on all claims. The special
collection for .Education on Saturday
amounted to $505.00. The women re
ported J403.:i8. Total for Education
and Missions fo rthe entire state for
1916, from the three Conferences
amounted to $0,241.
F. II. Brawn was transferred to thfa
Southwest Conference and stationed
at St. Luke: J. C. T. Walls. C W. Mur-
j pby, G. W. Hurt, K. Hunter and L. G.
Garrett were transferred to the Lit
tle Rock Conference and stationed as
follows: Charleston Circuit, College
j Height and Eastwood, Portland and
Crossott, Hensley Circuit and Claren
don Station, respectively. Rev. W.
W. Atchison was transferred from the
Little Rock Conference to this Con
ference. Bishop R. A. Carter presided over
these three Conferences and nev in
the history of the writer's experience
has he ever seen a Bishop preside in
a conference with more satisfaction.
Bishop CalVr is an ideal Bishop. He
conducts his conference business on
the highest business order. The men
of this state love him and they gave
him their highest respect. He Is a
leader of men, men who come in touch
with him have to follow his leader
ershlp. Mrs. Carter travels with him
and serves as his private secretary.
She is honored by the members of the
thre conferences in this state and they
tumble over each other toward doing
honor to this great and noble
woman.
The Conferences of the state are
now over and we have gone back to
aur several fields to do greater and
better work for the ensuing confer
ences. The Haygood-Arkansas College at
Pine Bluff, Arte., under the presidency
of Prof. C. C. Neal Is progressing by
leaps and bounds. This school is now
in its second year and it has more
than one hundred boarding students.
The president is appealing to the
Trustee Board for more room'. Dr. R.
S. Stout and Jas. A. Bray were pres
ent at this conference and they re
ceived their part of the conference's
kindness.
W. C. SMITH.
MRS. MARY ANN JAMES
DEAD.
Mrs. Mary Ann James, wife of
T. B. James died Sunday morning
December 24th, at 11:40 o'clock at
her home 1719 Heinian street, at
the age of sixty years. She is sur
vived by a husband, three daughters,
six sons, three sisters, and threa
brothers. She possessed many ex
celent traits of character that drew
to her many friends. Funeral ser
vices were held at St. Paul A. M. E.
Church Tuesday evening, December
20, at 2 p. m conducted by Rev. H.
L. P. Jones. Interment at Green
wood Cemetery, Taylor and Co., In
charge.
AN INVALID THAT HAS GROWN
WEARY OF LIFE.
One more dreary winter,
To wait and hope in vain
And watch the endless days drag by,
Will spring ever come again?
Life, Is but a fleeting phantom,
Like one beholds in a dream,
Now I long to be at peaceful rest,
Where radiant faces shall always
beam.
! '
Oh, that I were only sleeping,
Within the silent solemn grave.
Unconscious of life's cruel mis
fortunes, There my heart never more would
crave.
Once as great life passed me by,
I heard or seemed to hear,
A youthful song upon the air,
In a bold voice louh and clear.
So if I must remain an Invalid,
Still the battle is not yet won,
I shall knetw that God his willed it
And the Lord God's will be done.
Composed and written by J. Rose
grant Mayberry, Jr.
Thursday night, December 21 when
all was quiet and peaceable an alarm
was -made at the residence of Dr. G.
L. Jackson, Jr., and on opening tho
door a great multitude, the members
of St. James Church of course, iwere
there and in a few minutes the tables
begun to rock and floor to groan
from the amount of provision and
fruits of all kind that were put upon
there, after singing a few songs of
f.ion, the multitude departed leaving
the doctor and family very much ex
cited and unable to express their joy.
Dr. G. L. Jackson, Jr., pastor of St.
James A. M. E. Church and his loyal
members were highly entertained In
a Xmas watch meeting by Rev.
Andrew Wilson, pastor of Rock City
BaptiBt Church and ' hia faithful
members, a splendid spiritual meet
ing was had and one soul was made
happy by finding the Lord. ' To re
taliate a few hours before the whistles
began to blow and be'ls to ring an
nouncing the going out of the old and
coming in of the ney year. The
pastor and members ot Rock City
Baptist Church were being royally
entertained by St. James pastor and
members In a league. Prayer and
preaching service. After preachia,
St. James called roll of members and
two ot the number has answered the
call of the Master, this ended tjwo ot
the greatest spiritual meetings ever
held in the community. Not satisfied
with this the members of St. James
NOTICE.
Tho election of Board of Direc
tors and Officers of the Pythian Hall
Association will take place Friday
night, Jan. 2i, 1917, or the Iourth
Friday night in January, 1917, at 8
o'clock. f
A. W. File, President.
W. H. Allison, Secretary.
REV. W. S. ELLINGTON IN
PULASKX
The Orator of the Day at Emancipa
tion Celebration.
The great audience room ot the
magnificent Court House ot Giles
County waa filled to overflowing.
The colored citizens of Pulaski and
Giles County, together with quite a
number that came from other towns
and counties, celebrated the fifty
fourth anniversary of the emancipa
tion of Negroes, January 1st, in a
manner that would be a credit to
anv city.
Rer. Ellington was met at the
I rain by the reception committee, a
brass band and hundreds of citizens.
A procession wag formed of automo
biles,, buggies, farm wagons and,
pedestrians which marched through
the principal streets of Pulaski to
the Court House. At 2:30 p. m.,
Prof. J. T. Brldgeforth, chairman of
the Emancipation Committee, called,
the meeting to order. A chorus ot
r-elect voices led in i-ingingg "My
Country 'Tis of Theo," after prayer
and music Rev. Ellington was intro
duced and proceedd to deliver what
was styled by all who heard him a3
cne of the most eloo.uent and power
ful addresses ever listened to by the
citizens of Pulaski. Hev. Ellington
was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. T. P.
Turner.
BIRTHS.
Tlios. S. and Enn.i. Hyte Ensley,
girl. 102S Vernon.
Fred and Mary M. Drake, girl, rear
-104 12th avenue, N.
Rollie and Hattie Alexander, 'bor,
1C13 Pearl.
John and Henrietta Scruggs, girl,
Vanderbilt hospital.
Harry and Maggie Bostick, boy,
724 10th avenue, S.
John und Sallie Fletcher, boy, 1032
Ivy street.
Ralph and Samuella Bynum, girl,
1238 East Hill street.
Augustus and Mattie Malone, girl,
1818 Morenu,
Joe and Alice Davis, boy, 910 Gay.
MARRIAGES.
Albert Howse and Louise Hicks,
Neweom Station. )
Chester Nolen and Maggie Linton,
Franklin, Tenn.
Wash McGuire and Erline Gilbert,
1218 Cedar street.
Loub Smith and Nannle Butler,
917 Clifton avenue.
Jas. H. Nun and Lucille Stockett,
West Nadhville. .
Warren Giles-and Gertrude Neal,
3300 Delaware avenue.
John Williams and Dovle Groomes,
II. R, No. 1.
Frank Simmons and Maggie Beaa
ley, 407 7th avenue, So.
John L. Harding and Victoria Hall
bcrton, 1100 Vernon. s
Ewlng Williams and Mary Lee
Hayley, 503 4th avenue, So.
George Bradley and Josephine
Copeland. 17 Short street.
John Shute and Bessie A. Flzer,
1708 Heiman.
Chas. Wilson and Martha Kellum,
1500 4th avenue, So.
MISS DeGRAFFENRIED IN THE
OITY.
Miss Dora Degraffenried of Indian
apolis, Ind., spent Sunday and Mon
day of last week in Nashville. While
here she was the guest of her causin,
Mrs. Mamie Moore, of 1220 Thirteenth
avenue, South. Miss DeGraffenried
left for Franklin, Tenn., Monday
night, her former home, to stay a
few days, after which she will return
to Indianapolis.
WIDOWS' COAL FUND CLOSED.
With 201 annllcations being investi
gated and the way seems possible to
oprvn ftnrvh of them. The manv (White
friends exceeded the colored friends.
Members of the race who forwarded
donations were Hon. A. N. Johnson,
Dr. JJ. W. Russell, Mr. Hadley Flte,
Rev. Preston Taylor. IThe general re
port will appear In the next Issue stat
ine the general fact and every penny.
giving every one credit for the amount
contributed. Reconas show mat we
will be aible to deliver 1500 bushels ot
coal to the dependent widows. There
are a few friends who can and wll.
help us this Incoming iwete. The Gen
eral Meeting will be held at the P. U.
Headquarters on next Tuesday night,
January 2, for the purpose to close
The Committot htue fcrtiedro2. Jl
out the report.
Investigation Committee.
The Committe finds that many ot
ithese" delali old mothers aH )ln a
needy condition and they are actually
suffering. Then, again,' some of them
were ages from 50 to 92 years and
without support.
Tag Day Committee.
Miss Daisy Turner, R. D. Queen Ann
Court 87, eads In raising the largest
amount on Tags $10.28. Miss Ora D.
Wade, $6.09; Miss Susie Dysart, $4.10;
Mrs. Wallace .Shelby, $2.00. ' Total
$22.47, completed.
Special Notice. .
See later report In next Issue. -GENERAL
WELFARE COMMITTEE,
Nashville, Tnn.
STOCKHOLDERS'
NOTICE!
' The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the ONE CENT SAV
INGS BANK will be held at the
rooms of the'bank No. 411 4th Ave., N.
Nashville, Tenn., at 7:30 o'clock p. m.
on Monday Jan. 8, 1917. .. You are
earnestly requested to be n haad
promptly at the hour named. -J
C, NAPIER, , R.H. BOYD.' :
Cashier . - President,
' The prospect of' a titter republican
fight over the speakership lias re
lieved Champ , Clat 'V6f jtbe worried
look he has worn weir since ' election
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