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TFjhe Sunday School Congress Meets In Nashville Juno 13 to IS, . 1S17
NASHVILLE A CITY OF OPPORTUNITY THE LEADING NEGRO JOURNAL IN TENNESSEE.
. NASHVILLE, TENN- FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 1917.
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Citizens Responding Nobly --All Workers in Readiness
Ladies' Auxiliary Meeting.
. , - . f i i . i I a t An, nffnrt Tim nimni1i'ni)ifilit .if i I in ..r lit .rOil vvntiuili
Nashville Is about to answer the "est 01 uiese equipments yei eecureu. out ol m u.ul a, ' ;- '' "
The plan is to so renovate tne uun- iwo geiiuiaw aiu men m uu"ns - a ,.- um ""'""u n.-. vm.
oft-repeated question over the coun
try, "Is Nashville going to fail in thoroughly up-to-date and adequate
her effort for a. great Colored Y. M. jor the colored men and boys of the
C. A?" This question has become city.
more pointed to the colored citizen? The showing made by the Naslr
of Nashville since the beginning ot colored Pe?le !n .
ui iNuanvu.e e n " three vears under the leadership of
last October of the $100,000 building lRevB A Boyd and his commiUeo
lor the colored men . ana Boys in lm3 not been a bad one by any moans.
Atlanta. I The $20,000 to be raised in the pres-
Louisville, Washington. Phila- ent eftort is to supp.emeut wnai ...
t!lal for the colored citizens up to
sno.noo. The while ' citizens arc
ftp-r- w"f-t- nny ZF$ raising $45,000 for the same purpose,
making $7o,uw mo amount. ioe i;i.
can hotel property ns to make it ergy and ability, and are possessed I "I am glad to see that you are en-
delphla, Indianapolis, Chicago, Cin-
Tilth mi nliini.lanrfi of cood humor raced to heln the Young men am.
which will be mightily In evidence boys. We should all learn the lesson
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V ' 4 is
has been asked to
raise for the
throughout the campaign. It will be
a pleasure to te on hand each day
to hear the reports and to partake of
the well prepared menu.
THE LADIES' AUXILIARY.
The Ladies' Auxiliary ha.s thrown
itself into the fight. They, will be
responsible for the preparation and
serving the meals each day at G:'-!0
p. m. Their, plan 1h to have ai.
least ton ladies on the job each day
to wait upon the ten tables. Married
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REV. PRESTOX TAYLOR,
General ot Division B of the Y. M.
C, A. Canrpaign now ou for cash 'and
cinnati and Kansas City have pro
vided such buildings already.
New York, Brooklyn, Pittsburgh,
St. Louis and Columbus, Ohio,, are
to begin soon on buildings to cost
from $100JitOO to .$200,010.
From the beginning of this great
ibullding movement in 1511, the eyes
of the country have been on Nash
ville and Atlanta because of their
strategic positions as educational cen
ters and their enviable reputations
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if doing something for some one el se
We should have something to live
for other than ourselves," said Miss i
Diomgoolo among other good things.
Miss Ada F. Morgan, of the Fire
side School, on Clay street, was also
an interesting speaker along lines ci
the duty 0f parents to boys and young
men. Jliss Morgan is a iavome
worker among the colored people and
hor assurances of help were gladiy
received by the women .
Following the speaking the captains j
of the various teams reported s;'.7f-.".; i
in cash, with several teams el In,
ijuring inu iaii, an iiuv;iuat.oi-,
talk was also made by Secretary J.
I!. Watson, of Atlanta, who will 1 e
in charge of the campaign among thi
colored people, which l ogins Tnuiv
day. He' reviewed the plans by j
width the camiaiign w.ll lie fonds:.'!- j
c-d, predict ing its success ou the
preat interest being ni'.uiii'e-:tuil hy i
the women. '
It will be recalled that since the :
organization of the women not more
than a month ago more than $400 in j
cash- has boon turned in by them l" I
date. This is splendid evidence ol !
interest accompanied by efticicnev .
In this connection the work of sev-j
eral individual workers is partim
larly notable. To date Mrs. Wm. N. ,
zanders lias turned in ner neai
est competitor being Mrs. Dan Hut-;
tie, who has turned in $30. Aew
records along this line are expected j
lu the next .'ev days, as the rally
is increasing in .ii'tnii.
Th0 meeting wasp reSidod ever by
Mrs. Clommie White, president 01
the Ladies' Auxiliary. She was ably
assisted by Mr. J. C. Napier, general
chairman of the campaign commutee;
11. A. Doyd, chairman of the commit
tee of management; A. N. Johnson
of the Finance Committee, and Win
N. Sanders; executive swetaiy.
Find below a list of captains and
amounts turned in to date. The
name of each contributor was reau
out at tlio meeting Sunday and wid
lindgins has been oju'ruling for a
nuiiber of years, is now cpeuing up.
Mr. lludgins is a native Kcntuckian,
and be:-;nn to run speci.il excursions
over tbo various railroads as. fa;
back as 1 ssi. His lenitory em
braces all tl 3 stales, and for tlieso
past thirty-!! years it is estimated
that he has hauled cu his special
trains nunc than ."iO,'"n people an
nually on an average: in othec
words, a conservative esiiiuato places
It that he has transported more than
l,Stio.i;i) people, and liis business
continues to grow each year. It
was '.c-mied that he torned in. to
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Chairman II. A. I'.OYD.
the railroad officials last year $51,
(iiio.no gross receipts, and that one
exclusion thai was run from Nash
ville to St. Louis, more than 2.0(H)
people were carried out. -Mr. Hud
gins, perhaps, is the best known
railroad excursion agent iu ' tha
South. It wa s learned from him
that the real opening of the season
UlSllOl' I. 13. SCOTT,
utec who will
work for 8 days to help raise funds.
S. H. JOHNSON, .
Otiptain of Division D.
for thrift and progress. - .It took
Atlanta live years and nine mouths to
answer, this being the exact time
between hor campaign and the actual
beginning of the new building. But
there is no more question about
Atlanta's build v; the concrete and
Bteel frame woik is to be ccmploted
f v ) vi X life'1,
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DR. J. U LEACH, '
Secretary -Division "A" of Y. M. Ci A.
, Campaign. ,
by April first and the building Is to
be ready for occupancy In Novem
ber. ' . :s .
: Froni every prospect Nashville's
answer Will be given in the next
eight days In favor of one of tne
MISS WILL ALLEN PROOM'GOOLE.
Vho Spoke to the Women's Auxiliars of Y.
M. C. A. Last Sunda.
M1 ' liSfeil
i Mrs. I). W. llerry 4 -
Mrs. Excie Cullum
The names and renorts of tlio
thirty captains which appear above
will be followed by the remaining
M'toen ns soon as they are scut in
to the cilice of the Association.
Y. M. 0. A. RALLY SONG.
Tune (I'll Surrender All.)
THE WORKERS IN READINESS.
Divisions A'rnd B headed by W.
D. Hawkins nnd Ira T Bryant, re
spectively, have shown excellent
judgment in 'the selection of their
staffs and captains. Tuesday night
at the campaign headquarters, the
entire list of captains and staffs were
leported ns follows: For Division A:
W. D. Hawkins General; D. W.
Crutchor, Lieut. General; Dr. J. L.
Leach, Secretary. Captains for Di
vision A are as follows: J. P. Poi
ter, H. G. FIte, Dr. Crawford Har
well, James Crockett and Wm. D.
Laws. . ' : .- ;
Division B : Ira T. Bryant, ' Gen
eral; Dr. J. T. Phillips, Lieut. Gen.:
E. T. Brown, Secretary. Captains for
Division B: Hon. A. N. Johnson, S.
H. Johnson, Dr. A. L. Whlttaker, 8.
L. Ferguson and George McCaster.
Each of these captains have their
nine men selected making a total ot
ten men -to tha team, and three men
to each division, . including the
General, Lieutenant and, Secretary.
The way things are shaping up this
Is going to be not simply cold busi
ness proposition' with ' (ill the neces
sary elements of certainty for final
triumph, but tne men who take pari
are going to get a. great deal ot JW
ladies, single !adie3, and so on will
he called upon from day to day.
LADIES' AUXILIARY HOLDS
i Now the campaign s on in .as!ivine
Andw cllw orl; ami never rim i
. 'Till we get the 'Twenty-Thousand
Which is the amount assessed.
Wi will raise it all iltn.'i! Rah! Rah!) ,
W'3 will raise it all (Hah! Rah! Rah! I ,
At. the "Twenty-Thousand Dollars" j
We will raise it all.
j Kalu yah, rah, for our building!
When equipped 'Wl'l snrciy o.;
A fM'cat h-ii.n to every member
In our .fair and proud city.
NiiohvP'o Ofie's biil'.'P'it. chances
For the hpst Y. M. C. V
Which will train and send forth your.:
' Wh'j'il tu: n darkness into day.
; "flpt Tocethc". Work Together,
I Win together" victory,
1 "Twenty-Thousand" is nur slogan
i iWe will cet it Watch and see.
'. Jasper Tappan rhlllips, M. P.
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A. 1. Y'; I ITTA'-l 1011.
Captain m' Divi ii n II.
The New Y. M. C. A. Building, Coloied V.-nnch
for which the present Campaign is n-oivlieing
pushed for cash and subscriptions. Have ou
Subscribed? (Will you Help.
appear in print later:
Mrs. Wm. N. Sanders'
Mrs. Dan Battle . . . .
Mota than R00 colored women were
electrified bv the encouraging words Mrs. G. E. Hnynes
of Miss Will Allen Dwingoolo, the Mrs. Clemmie White
well-known newspaper correspondent , Mrs. AVm. Flagg . . .
and author of many volumes, who j Mrs. Preston Taylor
addressed them at "the special roeot- V.-s. H. A. Bi.yd ..
tnir held in the auditorium of the 1 Mir3 Eva Mnrrell ..
Duncan hotel, the recently purchased i Miss Amanda Johnson IS 23
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tin minr Tfir rnp I fiuirHii I. ivi. i-. imo. u. m-'ina .., -i
Sunday . afternoon at 3 o'clock on
the occasion of their second public
rally for the benefit of the Colored
Y. M. C. A. work among the men.
The introduction of Miss Drom
goole to the audience was greeted
with! prolonged applause because the
women considered it a rare treat to
have her In their midst, and the
rapt attention given her words of
counsel, encouragement and assur
ances of success bespeak the utmost
respect and confidence they have for
lier. Miss Dronutoolo's most perti
nent declaration waa that "The CokiLMrs. Marie Chadwell
orwlvt. M. C. A.: work will succeed kbjlj. u Murray..
In Nashville." She declared lurtner
that no good t work . .Btarted , among
colored men with the autiv .help and
Mrs. J. D. Chnvis 13 23
Mrs. T. H. Elliott .... ...... 12 od
Mrs. W. E. A. Forde -. 13 01
Mrs. Lovie Baldon 10 25
Mrs. Malissie Caruthers .... 2C 10
Mrs. C. F. Jones . . 10 51
Mrs. W. E. Gray 10 05
Mrs. M. B. Lewis 10 00
Mrs. M. H. Flowers 20 00
Miss M. B. Starnes'... 10 60
Krs. W. H. McGavock 10 00
Miss M. A. Dunson 10 00
Mrs. J. C. Napier ' 10 00
Mrs. L. P. Smith , oo
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.... 7 00
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4xiv. uaia uiiui .! ........
Mme. Mabel Overton 5 60
Mrs. Irene Dowell .. 25
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Secretary Wm. N. SANDEBS.
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A. N. JUHNSiUN,
Captain of Division B.
MR. JOHN HUniHNS,
Louisville, Ky., Excursion Agent of
the L. & N. Railway.
During the past . week Mr. Jno,
Hudgins, the excursion agent of the
L. & N. Railroi.d. whoso headquarters
are at Louisville, Ky., was in the
city. When seen by a Globe repre
sentative, Mr. Hudgins stated that
he was down to Nashville visiting
friends aud lnddefttly arranging for
some excursion business, as the sea
eon for these special trains that Mr.
would begin with a big excursion to
St. Louis, Mo., that will enable the
people to leave Nashville on Satur
day evening and remain over In St.
Louis Sunday and Monday. V
WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN TEM
On Sunday atte'-noon, March 25, '
the Woman's Christian Temperance
Union will hold a pu'biic meeting lu
the Negro Carnegie Library on 12th
avenue, at three o'clock. Addresses
are to be made by Miss Ada F. 'Mor
gan of the Fireside School and others.
I A good program will he given and a
Penny invitation to tttena w ex-,
tended to all, men and women, boys