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NASHVILLE GLOBE. FRIDAY MARCH 9, 1917.
NON PARI EL ART CLUB.
Mrs. W. S. Ellington was hostess,
'Tuesday afternoon of en enjoyable
meeting of the Nonpariel Art Club, at
her residence on 17th Avenue North.
Mrs. Hightower presided.
The following club members re
sponded with quotations: Mesdan.es
Adams, McMillian, Chavis, Hurt,
Boger, Hightower. Reed, Moore, Scott,
Walker and Ellington. Guests -were
Mesdames Tally, Caruthers, Misses
Robinson and Chamberlain. The host
ess served a delicious three course
menu. The club colors, red and green
were used In the decorations and
menu. The next meeting of the club
wiU be Tuesday, March 13th, with
Mrs. J. H. Hale.
THE WE MEAN PLEASURE CLUB.
The We Mean Pleasure Club met
with Mrs. Annie May Bradford on
Cleveland Street. An hour was spent
In business and several new members
were added to the club. The house
was beautifully decorated with club
olora of (red and white and beautiful
ferns which gave the house a very
spring-like appearance. A delicious
Ice course was served and games and
dancing were enjoyed by all present
The club adjourned to mee March 8th,
at 809 Cedar street, with Mr. J. O.
Tourence as host.
Mr. Robert W. Reese and Miss Wil
lie Hyman were quietly married at
the home of Rev. and Mrs. Preston
Taylor, at Greenwood Park, Sunday,
February 25th. On account of recent
bereavement in the family of the
groom, the wedding was private. A
limited numeb of friends and relatives
attended. Rev. Preston Taylor per
formed the ceremony.
Miss Rosa Belle Sims and Mr. Zody
Rucker were quietly married Wednes
day evening, February 28th, at 8:00
. o'clock, at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. Harvey Odie, 710 Georgia street.
Dr. L. J. Johnson, pastor of Payne
Chapel A. M. E. Church, performed
the ceremony in the presence of rel
atives and a few close friends.
'Mrs. Isaiiah Williams played the
wedding music, the onlv attendants
were Miss Teunie M. Odie and Mr.
James Wilt'h worth. The bride wore
a blue charmeuse costum combined
with, georgette crepe. A reception fol
lowed the ceremony, and a beautiful
collection of wedding gifts were dis
played. Both have many friends to
be interested in their marriage. They
are making their home for the present
with the bride's mother.
MRS. CLEMMIE WHITE CONVA
LESCENT. Mrs.. Clemmie White, the popular
treasurer of the Court of Calanthe
was very ill the first of the week,'
I'Ut at the time of going to press is
reported very much better. The
many friend's of Mrs. White will be
Pleased to know of her improvement.
Mrs. White is one of the most popu
lar matrons In the city, being identi
fied with a number of organizations
interested in the civic betterment 0f
the people and has madef or her
telf such a warm place in the hearts
of the people that it is wit regret
(hat we learn of her inability to be
about ber duties.
Miss Opal Beard and Mr. Haskell
Thompson were quietly married at
Gallatin, Tenu., on Saturday, March
3rd. They left Gallatin for Nashville
Teaching here Sunday morning and
were met at the Union Station by Mr.
and Mrs. Jas. Philips, of 1007 Scovel
street, in a Buick Sedan. On reach
Ing the beautiful Phillips home where
.friends awaited them, they were the
honorees 0f a beautifully planned
breakfast of four courses. Those pres
ent were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gooch,
Miss Ida Davis. Mr. Herbert Thomp
son, Miss Marie Marshall and Dr. I
H. Martin. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson
are happily domiciled nt 1607 Scovel
street. , ,
MISS ALDA JOHNSON OF
On Wednesday evening of this
week Miss Alda M. Johnson, a resi
dent of Springfield, Mo., arrived in
the city. Miss Johnson spent two
days here, having come fromv Union,
town and Montgomery, Ala., where
she has lieen visiting friends. While
here she was the guest of Mrs. Henry
A. Boyd of 1C03 Harding street. Miss
Johnson .has made several visits to
the city and has a number of friend
here. She is connected with the Har
wiok Grocery Store of Springfield,
which is looked upon as the most
progressive and tip-to-date grocery
firm owned and conducted by Negroes
in the United States.
MRS. LLOYD MATTIFEW0 ENTER
TAINS. The (Lilly of the Valley Art Club
met Wednesday afternoon, February
(21st, 1917,-wlth Mrs. Lloyd Matthews
as hostess at the home of Mts. Henry
Reynolds, 1207 14th Avenue South.
Soma time was spent In fancy needle
work, after which the president, Mrs.
S. M. Utley, called the house to onder
and the meeting was opened with
devotions conducted by Mrs. Henry
Reynolds, the chaplain. A program
had been arranged. The principle
feature being a paper by Mrs. A. B.
Martin, who chose for her subject,
"Looking on the Bright Side." After
listening to this paper, each one
present was much Inspired and re
solved to ever try to look on he
bright side. Each one present was
permitted to discuss the subject, after
which the secretary, Mrs. Roht. Eason
called the roll and each one answered
with a quotation. This being done a
pleasant social hour was spent, dur
which time, Mrs. Reynolds led a
plav: "A trip to Panama." This was
indeed enjoyable. Deliolous refresn
menta were served.
Members present were: Mesdames
S. M. Utley, Pobt. Eason. Henry Rey
no'ds, Llovd Mathews, Henry James,
A. B Martin, S. M. Strayhorne, R. E.
Floyd. v - '
We were very much pleased to a'ld
tnTee more names to our roll, viz.:
Mesdames Knox Campbell, Lawrence
Moore amd Green Norvell.
The next meeting will be with Mrs,
S. M. Utley. Wednesday afternoon,
March 7th, 1917, 1205 Edgehill St.
- ENTERTAINED BY MISS
A charming affair of the week
was a card party In honor of Mrs.
Davis given by Miss Eva Murrell.
About sixteen guests were present to
pay their respect to this charming
young matron.' When the final
score was counted it was found that
Mrs. Davis hud won the first prize.
During the afternoon a delicious ice
course was served the guests at the
TAKEN SIGHT-SEEING BY MRS.
Mrs. H. A. Boyd was hostess of an
auto ride in honor of Mrs. Davis on
Monday afternoon. Mrs. Boyd and,
Mrs. Davis were classmates, finishing
In the same class at Pearl High. The
party were taken through Centennial
Park awIThe Bellemeade Addition,
using the new boulevard through to
the Hillsboro pike. Coming back
into the city they were driven by
points of interest in North Nashville.
At the Chantant delicious Ices and
drinks were enjoyed. In the car
with the host and guest of honor
were Mrs. G. L. Jackson, mother of
Mrs. Davis, and Mrs. Cora Jordan
GUEST OF HONOR AT CARD
Delightfully informal was the
card party given in honor of Mrs.
Davis by Miss Fannie Banks at her
home on Gay street. About twenty
guests enjoyed the hospitality of this
charming hostess. At the conclusion
of the game it was discovered tfiat
Mrs. Crawford had won first prize.
Mrs. Anderson of the Normal won
the consolation prize. Mrs. Davis
was presented the guest prize. A
delightful ice course was served the
guests at the tables.
MR. AND MRS. JOHNSON ENTER
TAINS. In honor of J. C. Col of St. Louis,
Mo., Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Johnson, 1000
21 Avenue. N.. dellehtfnllv entertain
ed with an elaborate dinner Sunday,
fenruary 25, in honor of Mr. J. C.
Cole of St. Louis, Mo. The table
was very pretty indeen having a s
its decorations, cut flowers and a
beautiful crochet centre, a delicious
five course menu was served. Seated
at the table with the host were: Mr.
J. C. Cale, Mr. Samuel Johnson, Mr.
Hayes Cole, Mr. George McGavock,
Mr. Esquire Johnson, Mr. Jas. Bum
Das, Mr. Peter Royster, Mr. Ernest
Cole, Mr. Adam Hardin, Misses Eunls
Marris and 'Hattie Sherrill of Leba
non, Tenn, little R. W. and G. W.
Johnson and Juaneta Johnson. Mrs.
S. H. Johnson was assisted by Misses
Amanda and Anna Bell Johnson and
Miss Henrietta Blaekwell.
CAPTAIN AND MRS. A. V. RICH
Captain and Mrs. A. V. Richardson.
1518 14th Avenue, N., left Nashville
Friday night, March 2nd for Portland,
Oregon, where they expect to n.ak6
their future home, stopping en route,
Chicago and St. Paul, Minn., to see
relatives and friends.
WOMEN'S MISSIONARY AND ED
The Women's Missionary and Edu
cational Union held its regular quart
erly meeting on Friday afternoon,
March 2nd, at Zion Baptist Church.
In spite of the very bad weather,
there was art excellent attendance.
The president, Mrs. M. H. Flowers,
conducted the meeting and an inter
esting program was given. Mrs. E.
T. Brown told a missionary story;
Mrs. E. P. Looper led the discussion
on "How our Missionary Society dif
fered from the 'folded hands' Society"
to khich several took part. Miss Ada
F. Morgan asked the question in Feb
ruary Hope. Members of Zion
Church contributed papers and spec
ial music. At the close of the pro
gram, the ladies of the Zion Church
served refreshments to all present.
WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPER
On Monday night. March 12th, oc
curs the monthly business meeting
of the Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union. This is an Important
meeting and it is hoped members will
make a special effort to be present.
Time, 7:30. Place, Fireside SChool
Headquarters, G12 Gay Street. Let
there be a good and prompt atten
dance. NEGROES TO TAKE MORE INTER
EST IN CITY BEAUTIFUL CON
TEST. The Negroes of Nashville should
take a greater interest in ,the City
Beautiful Contest this year. By doing
so they will improve the sanitary
conditions and cultivate- civic pride.
It will also help the next door neigh
bor to take more interest in keeping
a nice flower yard, a nice vegetable
garden, and a nice clean alley. The
prizes will give you free money and
B. H. January, Chairman.
J. H. Green, Sec.
YOUN'f? MEN'S CO-OPERATIVE
CLUB WIILL LAUNCH A CAM
PAIGN. The Young Men's Co-operative Club
will launch a campaign in a few days
for new members. After the cam
paign a stag supper will be given in
honor of their new members and
hand shakes will take place. The
following are the campaign commit
tee: O. O. Clendenem, Joseph Wil
liams, J. H. Green, B. H. January, S.
B. Blades, W. M. Boyden and ,H. J.
NORTH POLE LITERARY CLUB
HELfD A' BUSINESS MEETING.
The .North Pole Literary Club met
at tlie home of Miss Mario S. Head
last Friday night and much business
of importance was transacted and
final plans were completed for their
spring festival to be given March 14.
After business, 'short talks were made
by Mr. F. C. Cooper and Mr. J. E.
Thornton, after' which a delicious
menu was served by Miss Head. The
meeting adjourned to meet next Fri
day night at Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Thornton, 903 Horton St.
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NORTH POLE LITERARY CLUB
WILL GIVE SPRING FESTIVAL.
The North Pole Literary Club will
give their first Spring Festival, March
14th, on Wednesday nleht at thn
German-American Hall, cor. 4th Ave
nue and Cedar St., Plans have been
outlined' to make this one of the most
enjoyable entertainments of the
spring. Many other clubs will partic
ipate and wear their colors. Over 500
invitations are being sent out by the
invitation committee consisting of F.
r. amun, jr., u. Cooper and B. H.
JJanuary- Many out of town guests
are expected to be present. No one
will be admitted to this entertainment
unless they are invited. All guests
must bring invitations. The feature
of the evening will be a dancing,
whist and checker games. The Oak
view Orchestra will furnish music.
BAKER CONCERT A GRAND SUC
CESS. One of the most enjoyable enter
tainments ever given at Mt. Olive
Baptist Church-of which the Rev. C.
H. Clark, D. D. is the pastor, was the
Baker Concert, given last Mnndav
night. In spite of the inclement
weatner, a large number of friends
and admirers of this interesting fam
ily were present.
The concert as will be seen by the
name was given entirely by the Baker
family consisting of three daughters
one tiny son and mother and father.
This concert put to shame a number
of concerts that have witnessed, giv
en by semi-professionals. Little Hazel
Baker's rendition of Dunbar's "WJhen
Malinda Sings," was a tribute to this
little miss' sense of rhyme and rhythm
and reflects great credit on her moth
er who had sole charge of Hazel's
histronic ambitions. Mattie Mae
Baker recited 'ILlttle Brown Baby" as
sweetly as if she had been twice as
old and experienced. Phlnetta sang,
true to time and with perfect enuncia
tion, in sweet little voice, "Tell
Mother I'll be there.
Mr. Baker is superintendent of tne
Mt. Olive Sunday school and his wife
is an active member of the Galeda
Class of the same Sunday school. The
children are recrular attenrlnnta in fha
school. Little Geo. Baker carried all!
do lore mm wnen he sang a song
about "Polly and Molly" in a clear
little voice with baby enunciation and
lisp. In each act of which he was a
part he carried out his part with per
fect ease and freedom from stage
Mr. and Mrs. Baker are to be con
gratulated on the ability of their chil
dren all of whom seem artistically in
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Turner of 33.17
Georgia Avenue wish to announce the
marriage of their daughter, Beatrice
Andrews to W. B. Shannon, Wednes
day night, February 28, at 8:30 o'clock.
They left on their honeymoon trip
to Atlanta, Ga., Saturday, March 3.
MRS. JAMES AND MRS STEWARD
RETURN TQ ST. LOUIS, MO.
Mrs. I. c. Jamies and her nine
month's old baby boy, Mrs. W. J.
Stewart and her eleven months old
baby girl left the citv last Saturday
morning for St. Louis, Mo. They
have been visiting their father,
Bishop Phillips for a little over a
month. While here they were extend
ed social courtesies and It is reported
their stay was very delightful among
relatives and friends. It will be re
called, Mrs. James is the youngest
daughter of Bishop Phillips, she hav
ing married Dr. I. C. James, a dentist
in St. Louis, while Mrs. Stewart mar
ried Dr. W. J. Stewart, an ex-druggist
of Jackson, Miss., but now a resident
of St. (Louis. Since their removal to
St. Louis, they have made a wide cir
cle of friends and are very popular
matrons among the younger society
. NEGRO PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Hours 2: 00 to 9:00 p. m. daily.
Closed on Wednesdays.
Sundays 2:00 to 8:00 p. m
Story Hour JLadies from Peabody
will tell, stories to the Young People's
Division. Story games are acted but
for the benefit of the smaller children
The stories for Mirch will be spring
stories on Saturday, March 10th.
iNew Books New novels recently
put in the library Inside the Cup
Martha .When a. Man's a Man. The
Common Law The Cricis The Eyes
of the World Non Fiction. The Life
and Times of Frederick Douglass
Plumbing Standard Practical Plumb
ingthe lastest encyclopedia for
children and a number of other non
fiction relating to. all subjects.
Anniversary Our first year's work1
has closed. Our records have or have
not recorded your name. Wlhy? Why
not take advantage of all the privi
leges the city of Nashville offers you.
We want to extend a cordial invi
tation to all the people to become
better acquainted with the work of
the library its second year.
REV. SAM McWINTERS AN IMPOS
TER, SAYS PROF. COLLIER.
The following communication has
.lust been received from Jacksonville
"Rev. H. A. Boyd, Nashville, Tenn.':
"Dear Brother Boyd: A Rev. Sam
McWinters has been operating in
New Jersey, managing a fraudulent
ouartette and collecting money" in
the name of the Florida Baptist
Academy of Jacksonville, Fla. Please
inform me if you know of any such
person, and if he is engaged in any
legitimate work In the south or else
where. Any Information you can
furnish, me with reference to this
man I shall be glad to have. Thank
ing you most heartily in advance and
with best good .wishes, I am,
"N. W. COLLIER."
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THE RUBY TAI10RS
Dept. !g fhirwgn1
of the Standard Life Insuiance Com'
pany, was In Nashville. He was
here with Dr. J. B. Wallace, the
Nashville representative, and to
gether they went over the work of
the Standard Life here. Plans were
laid, so It was learned, for a vigorous
campaign. It was learned from Mr.
King that the home office has been
exceptionally pleased with the show
ing that Dr. Wallace has made with
the Standard Life, ha having been
instrumental in putting Tennessee In
the lead tor two meetings in succes
sion. Last week's report from the
home office of the Standard Life
showed that $21,250,000 worth of in
surance policies had been Issued for
the state of Tennessee, only letting
it fall behind the home state by
$8,000. Dr. Wallace stated that Mr.
King stopped over in Nashville en
route home from Kentucky and Mis
FORT SCOTT, KANSAS, NEWS.
Fort Scott, Kans.. Feb. 25. The
social world here has been paying
marked attention to the bride and
groom, Dr. and Mrs. A. L. Hawkins,
the newly weds and the latest addi
tion to the city's society. A function
that was enjoyable was the surprise
kitchen shower that was pulled off
Saturday night. The shower was
managed by Miss Myrtle Terry, one
of the teachers in the Plaza School
of which Prof. E. J. Hawkins is the
principal. The party met at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hall. It was
a complete surprise to Mrs. Hawkins.
The donors presented her with a
complete sot of kitchen aluminum
ware. Mrs. Hawkins was formerly
Miss Bclma Mahan, of Little Rock,
PROF. MARCUS GARVEY HERE.
Professor Marcus Garvey, president
of the Universal Negro Improvement
Association of Jamaica, West Indies
who is traveling through the United
States, studying the social and econ
omic life of the colored people has ar
rived in the city on his way do Alaba
ma. Professor Garvey who is the fore
most Negro leader of the West Indies,
has been traveling extensively for the
purpose of linking the'colored race to
gether with the hope of getting the
250,000,000 of the race scattered all
over the world to think from one com
mon race standpoint.
He has spoken in all the large cities
of the east and middle west to crowd
ed and enthusiastic audiences, and he
is now 'going through the south de
livering his message to the people. He
will speak at a mass meeting at
Bnaden Memorial M. E. Church, 711
Georgia street, Sunday afternoon at
3 o'clock. His subject wi'l be "The
Negroes of the West Indies after 78
years' emancipation" with general
talk on the worliNositiom of the race.
Professor Garvey .1s an orator of
distinction and has appeared before
the most critical audiences in England,
Scotland, France and America. He
has traveled through the principal
countries of Europe and had the ad
vantage of spea'k.ing before the Vet
eran's Club of London, England and
other popular societies of that coun
try. He leaves here tomorrow night
for Alabama. Every member of the
race is requested to go out tomorrow
afternoon to hear this West Indian
Thos Gardner, 54, Hubbard Hospital
Richard Henderson, 16 City Hospi
Nannie Jane Robinson, 2", Vander
Ewlng West. 2.1, 424 4th Ave., S.
Wm. Polk, no, irsOU Harding.
Tims. Partee, 31, rear 513 Ash St.
Roht. Rihone, Jr:, 27 days, 192 1-2
Hewitt Miller, 15, rear 404 14th
Jennie Lou Brown, 16, Hubbard Hos
Andrew Moorman, 50, Davidson
OWe Cleaves, 31, County Tubercu
Buford "Blackman, 8 months, four
miles on Chicken pike.
Elizabeth Patrick, 1 month, 1125
11th Ave.. S.
Ardell Caldwell, 5 months, 911 War
Ella Williams, 42, Hale's Infirmary
Crawford Shearin, 55, 290-3 W. Hill
Norman Jackson and Myrtle Lewis,
2260 24th Ave., N.
Zody Rucker and Rosa Simms, 1034
1-2 11th Ave., N.
Harvey Stafford and Hattie Irving,
700 Winter St.
Wm, Anderson and Harrletta Uras
ury, 1039 14th Ave., N.
John Phillips and Minnio Kelley,
1724 4tih Ave., N.
Essie Clark and Virginia Humes,
Thos. Poarch and Evltlne Snow,
1413 Jackson St.
Robt. and Lizzie Kirk Swingle
girl, 137 Fairfield St.
Hugh and Mary Roberts, boy, Hub
Simon and Bettie Degrafenrded,
boy, 806 Clifton Ave.
Richard and Annella Bright Moody,
girl, 604 fth Avenue, N.
Ernest and Alia May Smith, gjrl
i3 Grant St.
DEATH OF MR. DEU, BASS.
iMarch X at 8 p. m., the spirit of our
brother Dell Bass passed from this
earth. He leaves a wife and one
daughter, three sons and many friends
to mourn his death and cherish bis
memory. He was confined to his room
only a few days. Mr. Bass was born
March 14, 1S57. He married Miss
Jocle March, with whom he lived
many years of happy life. He was
converted 35 years ago aud Joined Mer
ry chapel A. M. E. Churoh under Rev.
Parks' administration. He served his
church as steward, trustee and class
leader. He was a chartered member
of Elk River Lodge No. 109, A. F. and
A. M. His funeral was preached by
Rev. J. B. Turner of Winchester. His
pastor in charge at Merrv Chapel, as
sisted by Rev. Parks. His standing
in the community was shown by his
Lodge turning out -and also by the
large number of people who attended
his funeral. On the cold Sunday ot
March 4th, with the ground covered
with snow with sad rites he was laid
to rest in the Rose Hill Cemeterv.
The many friends or Miss Lizzie
Vance was delighted to have Miss
Vance of Pulaski, Teon., with us last
week. We hope for her an enjoya-
oie visit in rayettevlUe.
A NEGRO ENTERPRISE
The Young Men's Negro Business
League that was organized Sept. 1st.
1916, of which P. F. Hill is presi
dent is aa organization destined to
be beneficial to the uplift of the
young Negroes of Nashville, and of
the state generally.
The organization has for its object
the encouraging and fostering of all
kinda of business enterprises among
the colored people.
The organization has caused to be
drafted a constitution and by-laws,
setting out fully the aims of the in
stitution which was adopted at the
regular meeting of the League last
The League has alrearlv
record by instituting plans to havo
rapitanzeu $iu,hh laundry plant, to
be operated by and for colored people
in the city of Nashville and other
surrounding towns in a radius one
hundred miles of Nashville.
The president, when seen and
asked about the purposed enterprise
said that the League had the ar
rangements very near completed for
the operation of a colored laundry
that would give employment to at
least 30 or 40 men and women, and
as there were about 40,mo Negroes in
the city of Nashville, that from them
alone their patronage would be suf
ficient to support the enterprise, say
ing nothing of the out-of-town sup
pirt. P. F. Hill has guaranteed
$2,000 of the money himself, and oth
er colored men sums of several hun
dreds of dollars.
The charter for opening the laun
dry is being prepared by a lawyer,
who will also draw np the certifi
cates for stock to be issued to indi
viduals from ,?5 shares to not exceed
one thousand dollars ti nny one per
son. All. colored people, both men
and women, will' be asked to take
stock in the enterprise throughout
The president of the League will
commence a canvass among the col
ored people of the state at a very
early date for the purpose of placing
the stock- on "the market.
THE RAILWAY EMPLOYEES' PRO
TECTIVE ASSOCIATION STILL
KEEP UP THEIR REPUTATION
The Ladies' Auxiliary lust two of
us memDers within ten days of each
other and the Auxiliary paid to
their beneficiaries $87.50 each. I
want to thank the Ladies' Auxiliary
for the prompt payment of claim at
my mother's death, Mrs. Susan
Haynes of Lewisburg. She died at
6 p. m. and the check was issued by
7 p. m. 1 can't say too much for
(MRS.) MALISSA CHROMER.
I want to thank the Ladies' Aux
Auxiliary of the Railway Employees
Protective Association for the prompt
payment of the death claim of my
sister, Miss Lula Hall, who died Feb.
12th. Cheek was issued the same
(MRS.) ALICE BAKER.
The Association is doing a good
work in the city, paying their sick
and death claims promptly. They
are now looking forwa-d to their an
imal bunn.net which will be abjmt
July 15, 1917. They are contemplat
ing having the grandest banquet that
was ever given in Nashville by col
onic people. It will be given in
Ihe dining-room of) the Duncan Hotel,
known as the Colored Y. M. C. A.
Mr. Humphrey Bowling and Mrs!
Annie Cartmcll. Dresld !IltS. will Tint
spare money nor time in making
mis a grand occasion. There will
be 500 plates.
MIDDLE TENNESSEE COLORED
The committees, together with the
ollicers of the Middle Tennessee Col
ored Teaclieis' Association, have been
called to meet at the Pearl High
School Saturday, March 10th, at ten
o'clock. This call Is being issued
by Prof. E. VV. Benton, the president
of the Association. It is understood
that oilier members of the various
committees, whether they be execu
tive, on arrangement, entertainment,
reception, information, on homes, or
what, are urged to be present In or
der to make the final plans for taking
care of the sixth annual session that
Is to be held In Nashville April b,
0 and 7th. The following is a list
of officers and various committees:
E. W. Benton, President ..Nashville
F. E. Jeffries, First Vice President,
Miss M. M. Green, Second Vice Pres-
B. H. Morrell, Third Vice Presidentt
Miss L. L. McKeever, Treasurer..
W. F. Reynolds, Secretary
J. B. Batte, Chairman; R. G. John
son, R. T. Butler, J. D. Steele, A". M.
Gilbert, J. C. McAdams, J. L. Mur
ray, J. P. Crawford, R. E. Battle,
Mrs. L. P. Allen, Misg 0. J. Lischey.
J. R. Inman. R. H. Brown, B. H. Mor
rell, F. E. Jeffries, E. W. Benton,
Miss M. M. Green, Miss L. L. Mc
Keever, W. F. Reynolds, T. R. Lei
ford, G. T. Hall, H. G. Allen, W. C.
Jones, R, L. Wood.
Committee on Arrangement.
E. L. Taylor, Chairman; H. A.
Cameron, J. I. Watson, W. M. Allen,
J. A. Anderson, W. C. Wilklns, H. J.
Johnson, Mrs. Nannie E. Porter.
Miss Bessie R. Davis, Miss C. S.
Bailey, Mrs. G. A. Cash, Miss R. M.
Green, W. P. IrUng. F. A. Randals,
R. H. Brown, T. A. Fr'erson. F. N.
Greene, J. C. Haynes, Miss E. N.
Murrell, J. E. Hill. S. B. NeaL Mrs,' S.
E. Page, Miss E. R. Watson. Miss
Amanda Perkins, a T. Randals,
Miss Lottie Haygood, B. C. Lewis,
Miss E, M. Beaden. T. J. Cllnisaou,
R. S. White, Miss Susie Vernon, W.
R. Dnvis, R. S. Harris, Miss L, T.
Jackson, S8 L. M. Fox, Mls9 G. A.
Lofton. Miss E. J. Cockrill, Mrs. IC.
M. Ferguson, Miss Sadie L. Watson.
T. B. Hardiman. Miss E, B. Driver.
Committee on Lntertaluinent.
IMiss N. E. Perkins, Cha.rman, Mis
L. M. Fox, Miss G. A. Lofton. R. H.
Brown, T. J. CUnisson, F. A. Ran
dals, R. S. Harris, T. B. Hardiman.
Miss E. N. Mure!l, Mts. H. Fergu
son, Miss E. J. Cockrill, Dr. R. S.
White, Miss E. R. Watson, F. N.
Greene, Miss E. M. Beaden, J. C,
H. J. Johnson, Chairman; W. R,
Davis, J. A. Anderson, J. E. Hill,
Miss A. R. Dunlap, Mrs. G. A. Cash.
Committee on Information.
T. A. Frierson, Chairman; S. B,
Noal, B. C. Lewis, W. P. Irving. Miss
E. B. Driver, Miss Susie Vernon.
Committee on Homes.
Mrs. Cora L. Fields, Miss Sadie L
Watson, Miss L. T. Jackson. Miss C,
S. Bailey, Miss Amanda Perkins.
THE AWFUL PLIGHT
OF A MAN WITHOUT
By J. P. Robinson, D. D.
First of all I want to give mv
reasons for writing upon this sul
jeet. It was caused by a real com
panionship with Dr. Moses. That is
to say he came to my home more than
a year ago, after the great Chicago
Convention. He impressed me as a
Christian gentleman and for several
da.v8 we lived together in my home:
and no man was more welcome there
in than he and I want my readere
to know that be is still welcome as
a Christian gentleman. But since he
has broken away from what I
thought to be sincerity and love of
the cause of Christ and the Baptists,
I now stand in wonder and thought,
pondering whether or not he was a
man of conviction. 1 have been
studying him very carefully: I have
l een studying his writings, and 1 am
convinced now that he is a man with
out conviction. Especially so as it
relates to the National Baptist Con
vention. In his article that appeared
in the Christian Bnnner of Philip
delphia on February 23, 1917, he
writes on the subject: "Close Up the
Rank and Shut Them Out." I saw
him in Chicago, 1 heard him speak
in the Convention there until he al
most fainted, and every sentence he
uttered was against the incorporated
Convention and tlie man who wa3
then presiding over that body and
who is president of it now. I do
not suppose there was a dry thread
left in Dr. Moses' clothes because of
the perspiration forced by his ora
torical effort. His coat got too small
for hint and he threw it off of his
body in an effort to convince the peo
ple tha he was a MAN OF CONVIC
TION. Then he tore his collar from
his shirt in nn effort to further con
vince the thousands who listened of
the wrongs being perpetrated upon
the Baptists of America: and to con
vince the people further of his sin
cerity he attempted to run out of
his white shirt and perhaps would
have, but I think some one interfered.
After the great speech, and after
reading the long article written by
him soon afterward, also tho visit to
my church and residence, I was con
vinced so I thought of his earnestuesa
and seriousness. But when I heard
of him again, he having left my
borne lor his place in Texas, behold
he had turned a double somersault
and had gone into the tamp of incor
poration the ones he had so valiant
ly fought and belittled. First he
bud Boyd in his arms and was advo
cating the honesty and integrity of
Boyd, calling him the greatest ante
bellum Negro leader In tlie world.
Hut now when I read the article re
ferred t0 in my beginning. I am
forced to say the man whom I had
once confided in, I am now ashamed
of. It is a pity to think of him now,
so broad at the National Convention
in Chicago; so little and narrow now.
And I thinTc Dr. Moses ought to lie
EHhamcil of himself when he nttempls
to ridicule Dr. Boyd; a man who has
done something for tho Negro Bap
tists; indeed a man that has done
more than any oilier man could do;
ior oven Dr. M"ses himself, with .ill
of his brains and non-conviction,
could not do what Dr. P.oyd lias done
and if he could, ho up to this good
t mo has not done so.
Dr. Boyd has brought into existence
enough for" Dr. Moses and nil of his
kind to fuss over, mid according te
lle article appearing in tho Manner.
its tone is such that a man could
not have written it. unless ho was
having spasms. Tlie fact that Dr.
Iloyd's minio enters into his argument
more than a dozen 1 lines on the same
sul'joct justifies this conclusion.
Now as to shutt'ng up the ranks
and closing them out, I am lost to
know of Vthoin he is speaking. Ho
certainly cannot be talking about
the National Baptist Convention
which met nt Kansas City last Sep
tember, for they are Baptists both
tried and true and II Is not the dispo
sition of the National Baptist Con
vention (unincorporated) to shut out
any Baptist or set of Baptists. We
ieel that we would betray the high
calling of our Lord and Master should
we attempt to shut the door cf liberty
against any Baptist body. We would
not do such a thing if we could. We
stand for fair play and for majority
rule In our Baptist churches.
Every effort to condemn Dr. Loyd's
actions on Dr. Moses' part hut shows
up the insincerity and imbecility of
Dr. Moses. I shall never forget the
scene I 'witnessed when Dr. Moses
spoke in Chicago. The memory of
that shirt and collar business will
last me as long as I live. Then to
think that after all of that sweat
and vocal demonstration he turns
coat aud attempts to stab the old
man in the hack, is roally unworthy
of A MAN.
His subject: Close Ud the Ranks
and Shut Them Out needs elucida
tion. Who can he be talking about
shutting out? I consider that Dr.
Moses has gone into a new oxganlza.-
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wheat or corn, so will the proper
remedy create a healthy condition ol
the scalp, and promote the growth of
tho hair. QUINADE stimulates and
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by causing a healthy growth.
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shampoo, is an excellent aid to
QUINADE in keeping the scalp in
a clean, healthy condition. It should
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Both articles are sold by druggists
and dealers at 25c each or will be
sent direct by Seeby Drug Co., 79 E.
130th St., New York City, on receipt
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We are the largest
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styles in hair
dressing sent free.
Every colored wo
man should have
one. We Bell thou
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toilrt ariiilt s. Sat
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Agents Wanted. Address as follows:
!lSl-i-; J-ai "-.n- v lurk City.
tlon when he entered the incorporat
ed convention presided over by Dr.
i'.. u. Morris.
Monday morning. Mav I7ih lairs
a board of seven men without the
knowledge and consnnt of th Matin.
al Baptist Convention, said seven
men being Dra. Sutton E. Griggs, C.
H. Part'ish. W. TVnhnn .Tilling, n A
Willbanks, A. C. Powell, M. W. d!
Norman and Prof. M. jr. Rodgers,
filed articles of incorporation of the
National Baptist Convention in the
District of Columbia at Washington,
D. C, tlie same being of record in
Book 31. Page 312, in the Recorder's
olnce. The preamble read: We, the
undersigned, citizens of the United
States, are of full HCft Atld thfi m n.
jority of us residents of the District
of Columbia, having been authorized
so to do by resolution of the Nation
al Baptist Convention of the United
States of America, an unincorporated
voluntary association and being de
sirous of having said National Bap
tist Convention of the II. S. of A.,
incorporated as a membership cor
poration for missionary and educa
tional and religious purposes, pur
suant to and in conformity with the
Acts of Congress and the Laws of
tlie United Stales providing for and
regulating corporations in the Dis
trict of Columbia; and having asso
ciated ourselves together for the pur
pose of becoming a body politic and
corporate and in order that we and
those associated with us in said Na
tional Baptist Convention shall here
after be and become in law a body
politic and corporate, do make, sign,
acknowledge and declare this certifi
cate as follows
All of the men whose names appear
upon the foregoing petition made
sworn statements that they were
puthorized by resolution or the Na
tional Baptist Convention so to act
end to incorporate that body. But
such a resolution was never passed
by the National Baptist Convention
and nobody knows this better than
does Dr. Moses. I have wondered
why Dr. Moses has never challenged
the sworn statements of these lead
ers of the incorporated convention.
How a man wh0 is an author, a great
preacher and speaker, who can go
into a cami) of ninn wlin malm atnto.
i ments lilto these incorporators made
! unci swear to tliem, and then at
tempts to throw aninioiis and poison
upon the character, Hie and tnlbicnce
of one whose deeds and ads sttind
out superior to any of tlitwo in tho
incorporated camp, is a mystery
well as a wonder to mo.
So far as closing them out is con
cerned, the man of many minds has
simply closed himself out. for Boyd
and the Publishing Board are doing
business at the same place for tho
denomination and race and have the
respect and well wishes of the busi
ness men of the country. The noble
deeds of Dr. Boyd will not only re
dound to his own good and credit.
They are bound to redound to the
race and denomination. The name of
sucn a man is written in the halls
of lame where it ought to be. So
that the argument of Dr. Moses re
minds me of a door that is swung
on the bottom hinge, the top hinge
of course is off and there It swings
on the bottom hinge, helpless and un
stable, to be tossed to and fro by
every passing wind.
The People's Defender.
HEARD IN COURT.
After receiving several complaints
which had been sent him by different
ones obout their chicken roost beu
raided, the city Judge had the offlcet
to be on the lookout for the protu'
slonal ohioken raiser. Finally tho
chicken raiser was arraigned before
the judge. After the hearing the
judge sentenced him to six months,
with hard labor. The accused, hearing
his sentence (evidently thinking of
foodstuff ff) said: "Say, Judge, cant
yer double de time and cut out de