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NASHVILLE GLOBE, FRIDAY APRIL 27. 1917,
1 JmiUS .1ICDCE3 . IN "PRETTY BABY" WITH JEAN TYNE3.
CHABXES EDWARD WELLS.
Heres to Hon. Charles Edward Wells i
the ettieient quill-pusher on Theatri
cals for the Philadelphia Tribune.
There is no need pt in argument about
it that W ells really gives us some 1
real 'stage dope" each week. He knows !
how to write in a spicy and interesting;
way. His column is a world of infor-j
mat ion to members of the profession. ,
The Tribune folks should consider
themselves fortunate in having such a
worthy man on their staff
.- He knows what to write and writes
it. Heres luck again to 'Kid" Webs. !
THE STAB l'HEATKE.
MR 1 4P i i iv I
t . M !
ng the ci'tton.' he U raising the
corn, he is ditching the land, he
ess of politics r rare, can se that' ininci, n,i hrr.iiiv whatever
h: 'ar '" r"1- ibk la &uiioe4 to his hands to do
tion, our unlimited moral and finan
cial support. To the women through
out the districts und sluie. would
ask that' you would heed tne c&u oi
Sister Slaitio Gaines, jour president
conversing the forest and whatever An,c'"- seemed to thin j i upholding the greatest govern
froes to make thi. . ora. Ulat.he .B,l0uld have Ponged this Wnt that today exist among Ihe
friues IU niHKO triH i gerat nilllllrv tnfn mar- . I... I a : .... ..j - ....
southland. whatever goes to ter and held on to nentrali.v until !v..!. ... ,T. U , -- ofiKally wound 'her. make the meeting
make Arkansas a great state. le as aituully shoved onto the lat-! the government than to cause the liat it should be. bring up a Jans
the Negro Is contributing as tleliebL Notwithstanding all of th s, ;earth to blossom and bloom like a representation both as - to aT
largely as anv other .-lat of cltt- tt ran V1' man oi irt,se and give food to the hungry; and finance Le us all help eacn
uibely a biij ouier ta.-a oi cm ,;owerIul moiltai activity. There- nd clothes to tlw naked and In this ether to do the work that itua been
ens of., whatever 3ut onaUy or f,.re all men whose eitWenshi is In Lntimenr even ? citC."M "grio nsrigaed w. The inv nation i is broad,
color. He is contributing us much Ihe home of the free and lund of the fnd work to the end that it should Whosoever will let him come w
to the progress and civilization of ,,rave 8noull stantl sloulder . to'e done. God lelng our he'per. let meetings stated above. AdJ J0"
Arkansas as the banker and as tho-?,,ouWe5 'ith h'B r1U'y- Wll,,e m,,-- Rpe thnt 11 's rtone- Thl8 ,s to right and rtehtwuwes..
ai Kansas as tne i.aiiker and as the lloI18 of men wl possil)1 . le , ! . bJ h t j trv.jiet aciuainted once wltli free-
scieut.st. and any other pwiessional , Ci nn the battle-field with we-ipons i to Impress upon you and that don. and regularity. Be God's free
class, and tlierofore kIidiiIiI hnv 1n: ol' war anil nirn.'i mul hl.wi,lul.Q,l I .r. . i -.. i ...b. i nunnln vet humble servants, ana in
..-...,vv., . wm(1 S ue( i iu lllinvo uui "h-i ----- ..n.loratonit
treatment from the state lecause U ,et us remember that it wij tnkelrmie3 victorious. Wltli.iut fod. o- all of thy gettmg. get the unuersiana
worth to the state.
Till: lHWTliiyS OF THE
CHRl'CH 'AS TIT CHRIST
It really does a person good to spend . f
en hour or so each day at the Star I
ThAIltrA Ttlo ca'ila f .x-t 1.1 . !
the interior clean and .anitnrv. th ,,r!i V9h- xr ' in l,is PPlieHc vision, guided by
der is excellent, t!io ventilation splen-i To plov a return engagement at the Jimmie Hodges and Jean Tynes have ill'e unerring finger of God, sa d that
am ana tlie pictures are grand. There I Orpheum Theatre. evidently pointed their arrows at : kingdom ol God woi.M I reak dow n
Is no use of talking out the "blues" The one or less preeont of our! he satisfaction of the majority, judg-' every other kingdom, and that U
nil f Tip tit A aiifif i ni n . t. ' r . ... . I- . 1 1 t. it . U
c,o. V'.-r '"",c"l,I-uu V"1" ll" : population that pronounces drama,"' '" l"e i-a. ""t.d0,(1 ,,ot , ,ert tQ pLcr nlen
vu.. .iiauuti l, via; .wuur is a won. . ,, . . .. ,1,1 me ciuics nave oecii leiuieriug iiiciu
lrrul n :iu and displays much taste in i
jii-any millicns more at home to flgUt ; reat musi
into won oi nunger in.m our doors: f,ir,j
yes, niore man win io necessary to
'fight on the battle-field against n
j a'orei2:i foe. As a race of people,
we are to do our part possiblv in the
la the war between ti,e siaies. the
When Daniel, many centuries ago Negroes led the army wnu their
own strong arms aim -sweat; but now
ua men a.e nee una t.ium ana n u
ii- tiio interest 01 all to teed the
wor.d; una now wine iko nejuie
VIClOriOllB. llll.iill i"tiu. .... ... ... . - ., ( .1
st come. This we cannot af- lg. when and where the
I oU II (!,.,, acnuoi .
vene and make reaay xo go.
Yours for the cause of humanity
and his kingdom.
WAR CONDITION SHOl'l.D NOT
HINDER THK WORK OP THE
By R. B. Porter.
It is true that at last this our great
country has become an ally with one
IT IS UETl'EK. -
Keep a smile on your Ups; It a bet
To Joyfully, hopefully try
of the greatest wars. that has paged iFor tne ead you. would gain than ta
ltseit in uie uisiry oi uiuubiuu. fettof
the selection of his phoio plays for
his patrons. Every day something well
worth seeing is put on and the pair.ms
are now dn the habit of expecting sur
prises. His Pat he serial pictures! "Pa
tria." featuring .irs. fastle Ve.n.ni.
and "The Mysery of the Double I ro.-s"
are superb. They hae tlie necessary
dash enthusiasm and instruction, t: at
mai.e bu'.h pictur.s enlightening ami
Before you forget it, make a resolu
tion that you will attend the Star at
least two nights a week. Get in the
habit of attending t lie Star for it i
the Movie-house that you a ill eventu
:he mission of iho theatre is
should be, solely educational
.hroughout all the larger cities.
not be 'ett to oil.cr men to
I'estrjy, that it should hu us vast as
have an opportunity to prepare i.groat ls lt untu aU nations of tl.e y""ufe with a moan or a sigh. ,
uie niiuig up oi lueir n.rii-cnts a:iU " i nM w.v r ..thpr nra' . v i Armament
- - - i Mi.it. nic v.-"" -
. ntr.rt4 Tl, ,..cl livlni' i - -
probably not like the big song sen
sation "1'KETTY HA11Y" with Jim
io. u I lodges and Jean Tynes, which
,;:ger .Moxon has secured for a
it' ill.: i-.i;.i.i:it:u .11 m- v.n j'iit-u.11 j
Itte.nie lie tinning .iomia. .nay 1.
a 1 he other hand the ninety-nine
.t w ho pays money to be enter
i ,:.'ti will say ihai it is a "rattling
-id 1 musical come ly show." and one
.ii.it lovers oi good clean wholesome
musical comedy should not miss.
or; The show is speedy, sophisticate 1, the universe Itjelf, that it
will and what is more, it is clean and re-shield' and hold, and protect the u.r
xer-e of men, that it should become .N0U
c.ply houses aud oinec hi'iuo uetes
Sit f'.S. il'l ill. Ml. Ull'l t.. !lll M..l
should muin, n wjll be verv mucii easier
feeling its effect. The ost of living
has made a record lo which there
lined. If the two and one half hours
( its progress does not change the
.I'itmle of the most ingrained
j-i'iich, there is no hope for the wear
The engagement is for six nights
v.id l he matinees, commencing Alon
my, Nigh'.. .May 7th. The sale of
.e;tvcl seats will open. Monday,
April :th. there will he increase in
prices. Half of the balcony will be
icserved for colored people.
ri,n haniiiv of heaven to mar,
tr. orollnl nihil n.k VtaiblA lndi- . . . . 1 ....., tlinrn la TlftVer
to put b.ead in jour own crios where' that ,-nilnf ,,r. The ! " 7.' '". 7i 1 star.
, , . ... , - Bill suiiiu vy 11 c - .
cau feet it iriir.nL:n.r hlia nf mil irrnnt env- N
Vt VTJ 'J?.fU:'i eminent have appropriated JJ.Keep a song In your heart; it will
should :;.,,;,,,.:.,. . r . ;,W,I0 fm- U'e conunuunce or inn; lighten
.wallow up, stamp out and consume wme unknot lam s T b.M T , Z "t...w?.flJ.r 1 .!ee,1"l Ul. .... 'The unty yoti hold In your hano.
US nnisij, m s"" j
tl-.e greatest liingdoni oi
kingdoms, Im'ee'l that it
vV other kingdoms,
'Yl.en Jesus Christ came to
I o; torn of
1 1 elow all of the
THE BIJOU ThEATEE.
Sn.o single. the very
IllGreen and Pugh, the boys who stuck
for tht- bu sIioa. are pleasing the tick
et buyers between Jackson and Battle states, including Louisiana
K 1...,. ..-...! -11, ,...
ui ,mui mm .it-.-. ....... c","-.gtaes that do not malio any
The Bijou is still showing high class sidered one oi tne pest acts on inmei
pictures and the people turn out large- hl.l time and have the "Papahs" tor t.cular
ly each day to se the photo-plays. l,l( tt'orks. jun
Society Night, every lYiday night
it appeared like U our shores. And then should it
come you would be possibly a ilious-
m.'u nines it. it-e niteiior wheie .1
would never reach von. Ilnino tlm
v-vld and siilstant am i-the very w.di of hiinger, if you fail to pro
statements by savins tliat he would vide lor yourselves, will stalk the
build his clnudt, and ,h.nt the gates laIui da.v "'Sbt until he shall
i.-vnu ,.f i,n ei.. ,i.i ,...n onfnu ,t bave Iv ought vengeance upon the
1 " ' luhabltunts
of the land for their neg-
The people who Cilrist tne Great Ilend nf the church. I
other southern and that the kingdoms nf-the world ett and stupiditv
' ... ...T . , .... ,1 . .... - i- 1 , ... 1MB '.....v w.
and oecuMu uib ..n.gu. m oi v.uu i-fa ii uie ou ui uuiigei' iu mis way , k t !8 v)ew that tl.;e work ot
the world huighed. but ever s'nee render as groat a service foi-jnur Maater should not be slighted or
l'a .v.... i... .1.. ..... i. ... their country as those who go to the i r 3..i.. ,.H;n,na
luuiiuty iiiB itriK.uucies ui nil eeilis f . . . ; . , , :oimicii ue.nimc ui ni . ."i"". "
world's democracy has been set up.
All of this, in a way, touches and ; ,r,,0 ,,.,. vn,. uieli purpose ban
affects all cituen;), whether saints or planned.
(inncrs, of th's Bovernmenf. Cran;-! your notes to the lives that are sail
ing that nil of this is r.cresarv for j (lenC(l
Mir country, to maintain its dignity m..v niake them to horefully yearn,
mid honor, and whatever else that . . , th snan (,e WOndrously glad-
nv'cht iustlv be included. The writer
a a Christian man and represenla-j
five of the HCe at'd works of Jesus
By songs they shall fdng In return.
frmi ;.m. ,u tr, i.c . ,,!., o.i . ii v . o :n l.ar K us is uaveu a ua.e ct.i
ui... ..... o ,pv j, i.g.i.i.,! ..iu. puiuc it"..- "
turft nicture is shown m. that niulit. in Nebraska, and from that he jumped scho.
The lliion ManaL'einnnr oi-esents m into Frisco, from w ill h place he sail- .i.
tlie r patrons only the best. They try eu tor .-usiiaua, u.si ee.v. , a.c state gt.i100;s 0f Arkansas,
hard to please which means their sue ! ranged to hear from that coon.ry res- sminm.tPl, ,,v llm stiltfi
UiiUi (minis iwb aiti uri tiir'. i
we will soon he able to tell all about it Negroes seem lo be less than the flimer ' ''c irlnciples
Dob Kussel and conipauy were the state school supported by the state,"'"8 lllan no"-
pretention to Negro educu- i.aVe been in that dire.-iiun. And """" l" 7'r( BUV; ! exist. The fact that war conditions
The provisions of the ta.even now the day was ner bright. ; m'e to fight'thi ! InSt'er will bI! ""ZlZ
education, tor Negro." for ,lie fulfilment of these state : crowned with glory an.r success. Now,u ,,e ext doe, nnt flretlo tbt nq
Keep a task in your hands; you must
By toil is true happiness won;
For foe and for friend and for
Rejoice, there ls much to be done.
Endeavor, by crowning life's duty
liool's seem to he the least of all ,llan il is t0,,a-v- "Otwlthstand-j are better prepared to fight eral,1f, nf the Cross we shou'd nl- V 'JSe'8 '
I states That is to say. that thu ' the church has had many up-! J n are the ored peop ; e , t w ohvls- m6 world fuller of beautv
thc heavals, lias had many things to nobleman. . He is physically prenar
f,. come against it, nut
8itians to dwindle. The soul of men
uou.emun. no s pnjsicany prepar- nre st,H wandering from the God ve
ed. and with n lew mouths' training ', nni1 nrtnPO n..r RnnH n.i .iniirh.
THE ALPINE THEATRE.
Out on Jefferson Sttect, there is a
little movie-house called "The Alpine"
vhiih has for a long time and co n
tinues to be extremely popular with
their many patrons. Mr. C. V. Itoger.
Ihe enterprising Manager sees to it
that only high-das and instructive pic
tures are shown in his house.
The Alpine is really creating a fav
orable impression for the movies in
general. Get in the ha hot of attending
the Alpine. Its a good place to spend
an hour each night.
Attraction at the Monogram, theatre ,or Ncgroes than any of the states in j Irregularity, bossism. selfishness and tlle wind3 never blow t0Q wU
w ii nnng victory o our native laiyi. terg m of wll0m are Btm pronina
me Bin never ge s so not mac ne ; , 1ranrnnP. an(1 silf Our ditties are
cannot oniig oieau iroiu me eariu.
last week. Thev have beai having great
sin cess all along the line.
Udia H. Mitchell and Julia Rector it
have joined as sister team
lust as bind'n? nwil ' in iiowortn'
' i. ..; i . t H llie nriH 'rmiH iiiu rm i ci." n.
the United States, or in other words,.1" '"1 B'vn., away, una inust j llUt timt ile cannot lie down on hisjwe must continue 1e work of the
sems that Arkansas stands at:"' lnr Ule operation of the splen-; arms and watch the movements oilAfaste-- in everv condition of life. To
:ho Standard. Phila.1; lph a last week.
Thev opened Monday at the Grand
.. ., o,... .,, iho i.mtmu nf Hie list nl states in did rrincinles of the doctrines of his enemies on the battle field. Ha thia end we are nskina the Prnirre
of Arkansas. cvmciicc m cvcijr Pi0,ii. juuvc-Sive napusts tnroinrnotit tpe (itstrcts
its preparation for Negro education. Christ. In
The Dram h Normal School of Pine these very
ment. in thin rnuntrv nnrl in nil ho
Of' SCriptlire V 0l,,n nm.Dnl,ln
. . . . . , . - i i.i"a o.v.u vuuiiucuuaiiic ...idea..
I eutral, Cleveland with tne oaianie oi Iiluff geems U( be mly 8tate )iave ttiven s,,ew and nervn to the One thing we can thank God for and
lie.iisline oi me iiwc '. , .. . . , . .. , , .. .i n, i.;.i. nj ,. tlmt la that In tili ng 1 no, o..fl. n,.
eitucationai enterprise losiereu anu micmuo m usu"i" nun, - - o
, .a i .. i 'iw h i,iio,i I ilisi'riniination holds a place, but
lll.liiu.uiieu n luc aia'c, iuu u mi e'; ' .....c .i........ .n,.. ..w,,.,.,. ; , ........ . ,
NEW HOPE LODGE.
and state to arm themselves as never"
before to do battle for the Iord. Our
first stale meeting was held last i
week at Roland (the Musical Conven-i
itlon, of which the Rev. N. Nichols is
Because von nre In It awhile.
The greatest and most complete of.
Ladies Misses and Childrens' under
wear in our entire career is now ready
at prices so low as to force you to
J. H. FOREMAN.
11th and Jefferson. '
that man of whatever color who will (president). The next great 'meeting
'iuil ....j tn;" .
:ir .'put we are inlYirinnd. of thertrona tlle opposition to church regn ., ,,. , , ... ... i.r: . :.' . . .. . .. . ... . . m rl- r C I
' ah nn.,,. Iji.i-o o lTTti CO V or i, . , . ,, . , & """" l,,e ii oi me euriii,wni he tne t;et-rogetner meeting oti "RAILKU U n HiUEno
i n, "i uH l ebLca ll H lmlds ,lml 8111,1Mirt ,hllt sd,onl k n,'ity' the I,,,pi,iticn to ,l,e ',rim'i and till Uie soil shall bo fed. So that this week. The next meeting will he C0INC SOON
'will '.lel,i'i'iointlv their 'doth' nni"- J-ivun bv great educational funds, (flea of the doctrine of Jesus Christ I i'o one need complain rIkhU going the Suridav School Stato Convention 9nj thfk Mvstrv of
twill lelebiiite jointly . . 1 ., ... ... ..... '.,... .,i rn ., on the field of battle. While I am'.n h wmn- ot A.'atlnn i'Patria' and the wiysT-ry oi
versary Monday n gnt Apr . .tuih r. u , i; ana not parucu.ari, .y u.e mu e. ., , am rurainde;1 ; ; .Mitel to the Double CfOSS"
at UU.l renows ua. i e-.-v . it was exceedingly painlul to note t he fucn is uie case, m "", thut there-are two battles to Inik, that the interest' thmiwhont . Now Running Big
n.ciiiuf. a " . v....v.,... - ,- j e.it uiueieiicc in cue ttinnui.ua- aie Clamoring lor uie oiu puiu, i ncv , tought.
I'.acn luiiuue. ami iiicuimc, ui ... ,
The battle for food is the , the districts and state 's cro-ing in
Mtti l to invi te a friend itio"8 r the last leBibuure ofr Ne !n, e hungering and thirsting after one: the battle of carnage and blood j the interest of "our spring and sum
' it iv i V ('Ant ' i gro state schools and while state j righteousness. Thev will be content 13 the other. Hence it 1 necessary mer sampaign.
Mas'ter of Ceremonies. schools. What little appropriations with nothing less' than the real; ltJaL n" 'e J ?.r l Vl' .n!!lt
U is very pleasing to note
man in orner r. mr w. ninv nA v.o. .1.. c. . o..i.n. -....
.v. ..uu ..o.. , 11 uin vi uca.io v.... , . . , as ..... t lorious in pom iiatties. As long as
that was appropriated by the legis-iis having a mighty hard time In the the war. lasts and for a long time
Admission - 6c
tbe nature for Negro state schools seems Igtale of Arkansas. The principles of . thereafter, lt is my impression thai
many pubic demonstrations of patri-jto have been vetoed by Gov. Brougli. j. Testis Christ are plainly upheld by ,ne g 'u t0f feeding and Vothin our
olism heinii nulled off by the Negro Islm.ink.) seems to have been set apart the Prnnressive movement, and. In- v. ,. . . j5. j
- . i . . minco, ,.0119 v. e aic in uiiuci aLiiiiu A
.1 n M.inif ninuK 1. .1... 1 i.,.., f.. lUnt 1 . ...... 1 1 .1 f.- 1 .. . .1... 1 ... ... , 7
cili.eiis ui rtri.iiiiB.ia. ...mi.j ny tuni luw-iuaiMUK imuj luul ; oeeu, iii.ii is wiiy Liie j i of, i casivv mui we are 10 oe ine arcnitecis ot
ings of a patriotic fearing with I purpose, but even that jmssilanimous j movement was formed, was to see to our own happiness or woes. In th's
...... ... . . .. .. ... .... time of mental nhnrtlnn nf Tcnrfni'o
many oi t lie I est citizens oi cuior ui- sum as compared witn mat great ap- it that seii-appotntea agents snouui : , ,
tending and taking part have been jpropriation made for the state school jnot sap from the church its real
milled off for the last lev: weeks. It
l is unthinkable that the other classes
of American citizens would take
part in the salvation of the country
in the preservation of '.he rights of
the government, and tlmt the Negi-o
would not join hands in thatt move-
those of Us who must be left at
ome wdll be more in need and we
at Fayetteville was vetoed and cut; life, nnd that the cliildiw of the must remember that our tasks will
out by the governor. When it is t future should have bequeathed tu
1 e remembered that there were I them a pure, unadulterated churc an
several state schools for whites j handed down by Jesus Christ and the
which are equipped and maintained ! apostles. Yes, the kingdom of God
in a first class way by thc state that j is going to break down every other
every branch of study necessary to ! kingdtom. Morrisism, llookerism,
rneiit. The Negro is not a sullter, he, make first-class citizens out of the j Sutton Griggism, Parris'.iism, mid, in
has never been, he ne evrwlli be. In .white youths of the state are oporal-; fact, all of the little petty kingdoms
many things be may have just cause ed In connection therewith, and thai lot Selfishness and Usurpation mu3t now is the time for every man to '
te more than double because we are '
to be the bread-winners not only for !
the women and children, but f or '
those who are fighting our battles
nnd marching to the drum-beat of
war. Therefore there will le a tas'--for
every man to perform. It is
also to be, remembered during thlsi
great crisis that there will be no j
time for idlers nor for loiterers but i
In H s Big New 5 Reel Picture
First time in Nashville
Friday, May 4th,
t in o actors win
Wm. S. HART.
ill moving pic-
appears in his latcsi
"The Patriot," at 1 lie
Friday. May I. Th .
nuiiimiii's that in i':ic
future all ihe hii: new 3 reel ; icturi ;
leal tiring Wm. S. Hart wjl! he kIiuwii
lit this theatre a:nl wilt iiositively
not he shown at any
theatri" in Xashv.lh.'.
other colore I
Fiddler and Shr.,on were at
son's Philadelphia Saturday.
Frank Montgomery is .netting an Hot
together for the Lincoln, New York
Blonde Robinson appeaed last week
at St. John N. B.
Floyd and Beeman are playing, The
Thomas and Craddock playod Iong
Island datis last week.
..Davis and Walker were in Philadel
phia at the Broadway Theatre last
Jessie Harris, wife of James Karris
the trombonist and member of the
team of Harris and Turner die..! April
i:tth at the Harper Hospital, Detroit.
Funeral was held Tuesday from the A.
M. E. church. For a number of years
deceased was a member of S. H. Dud
ley's Smart Set Company.
to teel aggrieved, but bis love of j large and liberal approp: iations are'Ie run down, must, be stamped to
country, his patriotism, bis devoi io'i ' made for their maintenance, and j pieces, must be broken asunder. It is
to wite and children, and his ery :separate heathers for separate -to be noted that some of ..these king
enlightenment raises b in up to a branches, and then there !s only one doms assume very great proportions,
;,o;nt iu the scale of civilisation little pitiful school fosteied by thc nnd at times look fornr liable. ll
v. lice all grievances readily disap-. rtate for the colored, and what lit-! appeared nt one time it: Hie olden
I ear in the background and he stand-j He appropriations, were made f"i' days that the kingdoms uf lrregi
:eady to shoulder arms and march that Institution to broaden it nnd to : larity, that the kingdoms of the pa
: ..boulder to shoulder w th any other .make il really a, lirst-clai.fr school j ol powers, (hat the kingdoms of
Aineiicaii o.tizen in the duicm-e ! ivere voiced and cut off, then it doe?. 1 mon in dial rule would withstand and
his nation's li 'iior. If there be ; npp.ear that the Negro if just rci-'put to flight all the agencies of God
c:cis between him and his neigh jrons to complain, just reasons to fee! 1 tit, nay, Cod had said that tho
l-ors, they ar0 domestic dll'terences, himself aggrieved, just reasons to . kingdoms of the earth should be
they are d iff ere in es in the family. memorialize the slate that he as a : broken down, and so in our great
il.ey are dil'lcreiH es betv ecu men ol jcitizen and a tax payr feels that Ilaptist Zion it has aiipeared at one
the same feeling, of the same blood, the is not being justly treated. There time no power on earth could breka
'of the same impulses, of the same can be no complaints about the 'down Aforrism,' that no kingdom on
GREEK PLAY AT HAMPTON
'Hampton, Va. Hampton Institute
does not teach Gree'.t as a language,
but through the Sophoclean Dramatic
Club, a student organization, its work
ers and students are once a year, a
careful and artistic presentation of
some fine Grpek play, For the benefit
of Madikane Q Cole (a Hampton grad
uate) and his work in south Africa,
the Sophoclean Club recently played
"Oedipus at Colonus translation by
passions, for every passion that pos
sesses the white Amherican possesses
ihe black American. There ls no ap
petite, whether good or bud, that pos
sesses the white man of America
that does not possess the black man
of America. The Negro le filled up
with the spirit; America for Ameri
cans, or at least that America should
not be trampled upon by any foreign
power, hence it is very, very pleasing
to all Negroes who can think to see
the Negro people entering into the
patriotic demonstration; flying from
their homes the nation's colors, sail
ing from their automobiles the stars
and stripes, pinned upon tbelr bosoms
emblems of their country. The.e
can be no question of his patriotism.
AttKAXSAS AT THE BOTTOM
The recent State Teaohers' Associa
tion held in Little Rock was a very
great success, and In many respects
was a great eye-opener. The teach
ers of the state are to be congrat-
Sir George Young, the last play writ- ulated upon the great showing they iter could be adjusted and remedied
splendid in rangements for the white earth could do anyth'n;? with the
youths. It is to be conceded, that kingdom of Morrisism and Bookcr
they have no more than what teyjism in Arkansas, but God's word
should have. The editor of the j must prevail, and the kingdoms of
People's Defender as a Negro citi-earth, however powerful and strong,
cenzen, as a representative of Negro I must surrender to the kingdom of A
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interests congratulates and praises Cod, to the kingdom of Jesus Christ.
them, but he sincerely and earnest-1
ly enters a protest against the very
poorly arranged preparations for Ne
groes as compared wllh that or
whites. It is to he believed, the
editor shares that bel'ef, that the
matter has not been justly and prop
erly brought to the knowledge of the
white people, for there can be no
doubt but what hundreds and thous
ands of white men and women In
this great state are in harmony
with Negro uplift Thev believe to
educate, to enlighten, to Christian
ize the Negro makes of Mm a better
citizen, and therefore makes him
more tolerable for hjs white neigh
bor, more acceptable as a part of
their community. If the matter
could be fairly and properly brought
before them, it is believed the mat-
ten by Scphoc.lis, but the second of the ! made. The exhibits, industrially aud
three dealing with Oedipus and his
family; the first being "Opodlus the
King" and the last, "A,ntigons," which
was presented last year.
The play deals with the wanderings
honored king of Thebes.
lonesome Mable Grant is doing her
neat single on the consolidated time,
and was at the Vaunette theatre, De
troit, Mich, last week. She cleaned up
the Grand Antrel the week before at
Cleveland Ohio. Single Billy lliggins,
the man who repeats is at the Grand
Central for the consolidated. He has it
all and is doing more than nicely.
otherwise, were exceeding fine.
Many educators demonstrated their
ability to measure arms intellectual
ly with the higher set. It was
pleasing to tne co-operation of the
white authorities of many of the
great educational societies and
board wdileh showed a warms of re
lation that Is always to be accepted,
but it was brought out that in some
things Arkansas Negro education,
or facilities for" education stands at
for there are hundreds of people
who do not believe in nn unfair
deal even though that deal be under
their own control. No enlightened
man, whether he be white man or
black man, can help but see when he
stops to consider in the light of
righteousness and truth, ' but what
the Negro, from au educational
pfandpolnt, as a citizen of the great
state of Arkansas is getting the lit
tle end of the ,deal, for the Negro
Is doing his full share, he la rals-
Let the Baptists throughout the
state of Arkansas, throughout the
United States take courage, and only
fret themselves about being on the
right side, for once we are right,
once In harmony with the kingdom
of God, once in harmony w'th the
great -powers on which the kingdom
of God Js planted, then vistory is J
certain, even tnougn we may not sen
how It ls to come. This message to
ihe brotherhood of Arkansas comes
to cheer them. Never mind about,
the stronghold of the men who are
Irregular, who are fighting for the
maintenance of hte kingdom of Ir
regularity, just .remember that their
kingdom shall be broken down, and
the kingdom of God shall be estah-l'sbed.
WHY ALL AMERICA SHOULD
Rev. J. P. Robinson, D. D.
I use this subject as a broad terra
to bring Jn all of the native-born
citizens of the United States ;"
America and even "those who have
Ibeen naturalized. President Wilson
of the United States ls no doubt one
of the greatest men ever born on 'the
American continent He foresaw nil
of this trouble that thousands of our
citizens could not see. Many of us
thought- him rather tardy because he
seemed to not have the war spirt;
but now It has all come visibly bo
fore ua. All Intelligent men, regard-
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