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NASHVILLE A CITY OF OPPORTUNITY THE LEADING KEGUO JOURNAL IN TET
NASHVILLE, TENN., FRIDAY. JUNE 15, 1917.
SUlMY SCHOOL CONGRESS
NOW IN TWELFTH ANNUAL SESSION AT MX. OLIVE
MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
WELCOME ADDRESS BY
MRS. COB A I WHITE
Boy Cadet Band a Features
Hundreds Enjoy Music
Inspired by patriotic music an .en
thusiastic gathering of Sunday Schoo-.
Congress workers listened to Chair
man C. H. Clark as he called the
twelfth annual session of the Sunday
School Congress to order In. the ML
Olive Baptist Church at eleven-thirtv
o'clock Wednesday. Invocations were
offered by Drs. J. W. Hurse, of Kau
nas City, Mo.; E. W. Moore, of Colum
bus, O., and John V: Thomas, of Ch
caso. The Sunday School Congress
subjects were then announced. The
object of the Congress was empha
sized by Chairman Clark, after
which the director of the Congress
forces, the venerable Dr. Boyd, arose
amid bp; at applause and told of the
outlook for the coming year. The
following departmental conductors
were then announced:
E. D. HulAard. Ocean Springs, Miss.
P. W. Lancaster, Jacksonville, Fia.;
H. M. Williams. Calves! on, Texa3. As
sistants to be selected at Nashville.
tR, Ma Reddicls, Atlanta, Ga.; J. B
Ridley, Nashville, Tenn. ,
iMrs. L. B. iFouse, Lexington, Ky.
Miss L. U. Chambers, Pickens. Miss.
w.r- i-' Advanced Teachers, - - '- -Mrs.
M. A. B. Fuller, Austin, Texas;
Leroy R. Russell, Ft. Worth, Texas.
E.'L. Cunningham, Lexington, Ky.
H. BOYD, D. D
Intermediate and Primary Teachers.
.-Li. uanuers, wasnviii.e Tenn. (Assist
ants to be selected at Nashville.)
John , H. iFrank, Editor Union-Re-
vie, Louisville, Ky.: N. B. DodsouN
miiunnyiu, . i.; jm. ivi. naynes, jvaiior
The Herald, Austin, Texas.
Aiv V" MrS X3
- DR. R.
H w R.naaaii Atlanta ia. c u uimauimry i. uiiiBiriicc, m. uuve Alien nova, secretary or mis move
?L: x8!1:,- ir1 " Baptist Church (S. S. Department). : ment. before the magnificent audi-
- Johnson Nashville, Tenn.; Wm. Cru
dup, Chicago, 111.; Oliver J. Carter,
San Antonio, Texas.
. 1 B. Y. P. U. Department
Rev. s. R. Prince, D. ., Cor. Sec'y.
Nat B. Y. P. U. Board (unincorpor
ed) Ft. Worth, Texas; Rev. U Drams,
D. D., Chairman B. Y, P. U. Board (un.
: incorporated) Chicago, 111.
Congrsea Exhibit and Sunday School
- L. Landers and Assistants, Nash
Cradle Roll and Infant.
, ' , iMlss E. M. Kinnard, Galveston, Tex.
, ) Home. .
f Miss Ada F. Morgan, Nashville,
- - Bible Study.
Wm. Hicks, Meridian, Miss.; H. R.
- L. Johnson, Lynchburg,'1 Va.
. Sociolcoical. .
W. S. Buchanan, Normal, Ala.
' National A. F. Cadet.
. 1 ' ra i. yd. Commanding Gene
ral, Austin, Texas; Harry Lott, Lieut-enan-
(i':-ieral, A.ustin, Texts; S. S.
Jones, Adj. General, .Muskogee,. Okla.
- Publicity. I
, N, B. Dodson, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Hen
ry A. Boyd, Nashville, Tenn.
: Where Oepartmental Meelinos will Be
. B'IBLE STUDY C O NlFERiFN C
Mt. Olive Baptist Church &00 ft
9:30 a. m.
MISSIONARY CONFERENCE ,-Mlt
Olive Baptist Churtch (S. S. Depart
ment) 2:30 p. m. '
: ,,'MiETO'KA AND GALEDA St. John
A. M. E. Church 12:30 j. m.
ADVANCED TEACHERS 'Mt. Olive
Baptist Church (Primary Room) 2:3U
P- ni. - v "
INTURMEDIATE AND PRIMAR."
TE1ACHERS Mt. Olive Baptist Church
r (Second Primary Room) -2:30 p. m.
1U.TJ '1NT1"NDE.NT.S' CON Fr i
KNCiOPieaasnt i reen Baptist Church 1
--!:.. 0 p. m.
CRADLE ROLL AND HOME DE-!
PA i'.M NT.-1 i-;t. Andreas Presby-Mhe
terian Cburch 2:30 p. m,
Ir- .HOfliL DEPARTMENT
S'.. John 'Baptist Church (Pearl Street)
2:30 p. m.
f. OAJETS.Mt. Zion. Ba ti
Church, Jetlerson Street and 11 th Avr
N. (Drills and practice on Flsk Uni-
1NEGV.0 DOLL St. John A. M
PUL'blO TY Biard Room. Nation!
REV. W. S. ELLINGTON. A. B.,
Arbiter and Blackboard Critic.
Enptist Publishing Board,. 2nd Ave., N.
and I ccust Street. .
SUNDAY SCHn'P.L PAPM'inN
LIA AND BXiHlBITO at National Bap
tist Publishing Board's plant. The en
tire plant is cj:en for Inspecticri.
TEAOHFR TRAINING 9 : 30 to 10:
30 a. m., Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
.B Y. P. TJ. DEPARTMENT Mt,
Olive tiptist. Church 2:30 n. m.
. r j UI Ulurnlus session
of the first day was the constant
stream of Congress delegates arriv-
Jng from the various states and sec-
tions. By Thursday morning not only
V!frev . .vth ty'two' 8tate8 rePresent-
ed, but there came a representative
from Canada in the person of Rev.
Laurence M-Do well, D. D. Through-
out the week the departmental meet-
infra i j' a haU f i-Via ..11 1
...0 nt..v. ai. hid luuuwiuK
JMMe Study Conference, Mt. Olive
Metoka and Galeda, . St. John A.
M. k. C hurch.
Advanced Teachers. Mt. Olive Bap-
tist Church, Primary Room.
Intermediate and Primary Teachers
Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Second
Primary Room. ;
Nupermtei.dentp' Conference. Pleas-
ant Green BaptlsfT Churrn.
Cradle Roll and Home Departments,
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.
Soctoloeical Denartment. St. John
Baptist Churrh (Pearl Street).
A. F. lade's. Mt. Zion Baptis;
No-ro Doll, St. John A.' M. E
Publicity, Ponid Room, National
Hartist Publishing Board, Second
vannn ml Ln-M'qt Street. . v
1 Suidav School paranheprpnalia and
Pxhlldts. vational Baptist Publishing
ITencher Trainin.g, Mt. Olive Baptis',
Ch-'rch. ' '
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B Y, P u. Department, Mt. Olive year, although the secretary an
Taritlit Church. " .pounces that there have come ni-
A41H to 'V "tu'lam -"htoh Tra,''ady, invltatirmx from San Franctv
nlrendv at its highest pitch was the HP',StVul8' KaAn(?aSt,C1,n.tColU,r"J'
nmeniirent sesstnn -"-edneodav night 0nl- Chicago, Atlantic C.ty, Phil
The welcome address delivered by delphia and Washington.. The com
Mrs. Cora Jordan White cantivated ,nitte,e to oct ,,he "ext p,ac? ottae
the audience whh was es'imatod a' meeting will make its report af .er
eighteen hundred -present Standins the adjournment of tho Congress,
room was' at a rremtum. sue sweot ' '. 1 '..
Nashville off hr feet aid tonlr the
vlsltipe deleeatlons in aeroplana
flights with her elonu"nce. The ap
plause was so le".pe nnd fo nrolon.-re l
at the conclusion of her address thai
the' onirman of thq Congres was
forced to rap for order. M'ss 0neva
Wen.der then rendered a benu'lful se-
lection and was encored. The'Con-
press sermon was preached by, Rev.
A. C. Williams, A .M., pastor of the
"Cth Street, Baptist Church, Binning -
ham, which is supposed to be the
largest Baptist church in the state I
and one of the most magnificent
structures in the country, lie'
grasped the audience where Mrs. I
White had left it and carried 11 to it.
highest religious heir.u. ills was a
masterly fffort and save to the citi
zens of Nashville and throng of Coi ;
press delegates some idea of the in
tellectuality as well as spirituality o:
the ministers of the gospel of the
younger school and the present geu-
eratlon. Aside from his discourse be
ing eloquent it was filled with re
Itfions fervor. As soon as Rev. V11-.
: Hams una nnisnea mere was a sea-:
' Son Of Ron? hv tho rhnrn. ThA annj 1
which took the audience Werinesda '
i was the Jubilee sons, 'Nobo;iy '
Knows the Trouble I See."" Not onl !
mammoth chorus, b.it more thai:
'eighteen hundred people in the con
C,i bUL JwtUCU III 81. Ifilllg UltJ re
The Boy Calet Band faen gave !
brief series of selections. Dr. Clark j
a-'.e announcements while the secre-j
tary of 'the Sunday School Coneress j
and the Committee on Homes consist-1
I m" of Drs. Harding. Burns, Bolde'.;
'and othejs, assigned the late an"
vals, among whom was tlie Rev. Dr
Eobt. Mitchell, vice presldent-aMarg?
of the National Baptist .Convention, to
Delegates from Everywhere.
As nred'cled by the Sunday School
Congress Secretary, the delation a.
the present session of the Congress is
perhaps the most cosmopolitan that
has been seen at any sesiio-i. The
i began to arrive as early as T'tesda;-.
when Chicago and Illinois led oft
bringing her delegation into city ;it
7:'n o'clock. Then came the Georgl
state delegation which came in tlvi
afternoon on the Dixie Flyer. The a
came the eastern delegation by wav
of Chattanooga at 6:30 o'clock. Th,
Alabama special came in at. 7:4 )
Tuesday evenjne. Then at 8:35 the
Piipis nipht President E. P. Jones led
the Northern Mississippi, '.Vest Ten
nessee and Oi-lahoma delegation into
Nashville. Oklahoma was in charge
n p fl T.nL i t war5e
Dr. S. 8. Jones and J. F. Woods
and o'hers. Nashville was thronged
Tuesday night with
from thee various states. .Then at
0 a m , Wednesday the Arkansas
Travellers came In, led by Drs. Rob
inson, Gaines, Porter and others. Ar.
3--n a J". th Alnhma, Soith Mis
sissippi and Iouislana delegation i
rsachei ths s ene o- th t'onirresv
Thp folio- iig are soma of the dele
gates enrolle 1
Nashville, Tenn, June 13 Inspire!
by such an excellent rendition of fin
Sunday School Congress song, "Hail
the Baptist Congress." by 'h ni"?
nidcent chorus, hundreds of Sunday
school workers were present and par
ticipated in the opening of tho
Twelfth Annual Session of tha Su -dav
School ConTs f-t had I's "r ,
fcial opening at 11:30 Wednesday at'
Mt. Olive Baptist Ch'irch. Move Ma .
thirty-five states were represented
when the Sunday School Congress
secretary made up his roll in tho
afternoon. "Front Line Sunday 1
School Building," "Child Evang.'-
i8m "Greater Sunday School Mis-
Bionarv Activities, with better Teach-
er-Training Forces, are sor e of Ka
topics that will come prominently be-
fore the present session !
"We are loyal to the Stars and!
stripes, we mean to stand by the Coa-!
fititlltlnn nnrt tlio Klae nn,l at tiio
same time carry the banner of King i
Emanuel into every dark corner of ;
this great country," declared Henry
nce after he had been introduced
and read the list of subjects and
made the assignments for the denan-
; mental meetings.
; Fourteen different departments are
being operated in connection with the
. Congress. These departmental meet-
Inas are held at the various churches
The .general sessions will all be held
at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. The
Congress proper will not close until
next Monday. This is Nashville's
third time to entertain the Sunday ns"c'1' oiausucian, r.ev. j
School Cong ess forces of the United1 Thomas,, treasurer; J. H Beckham
States. The Congress has met at aunitor; D. P Jones and ..'
various cities It is learned from the llamB- offlclal reporters; R. Kemp,
secretary that in 1906 they were e;i-. 7
talned- at NaaJivllle, in 1907 at New
fn-oaiia IQno at Taplrennvnln Via f
1S09 at Nashville, 1910 at Atlnn-'i,
1911 at Meridian, 19112 at Tuskegee,
Institute, 93 Muskogee, 1914 at
Beaumont, 1915 at Birmingham, 1916 1
af Vicksburg. It is not knovn jusi !
where the sessions. will be held next
Ci 11 T ' 1 NT
oionewan -Loage 10.1
' 103. ,
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Officers' semi-annual ' election of
Stonewall Lodge No. 103 K. of P.
will.be -held 'Thursday ni'tht, June 21,
1917. All members of this and BlBtet'
., lodges in good standing are welcome,
Attest: P. A.-BOWJV1AN, K. R. & S.
weir." tj.' i.'J
REV. C. II. CLARK, D. D.,
l J "1
Nashvi'le. Ten"! .T'ie IV-Sevr
ty-etg!it. officials, njfiking up the Ex
ecutive "oir i of tile Na ional tiantis
C onvention, unincorporated, will hold
,,,oir OOBQln ,, ',, Prnr.
iirta Utr oil nf (hooa hava ftlrno H ' nv.
rived, having come with the various
dele-ations and on special trains
with the Sundiy School Congres
forces. Be.'. E. P. Jones, I). D., o;
Yicks.-bv.rg, LMssiaM t;1. ;rasi(le:i. o:
the Convention, ill prcs.de at tv
REV. J. P. ROBINSON, D. D..
Little Rock, Ark.
Board meeting. Rev. T. J. King, D
D., secretary of the Convention, of
Rjc.honu, Va., will act as secretary
of the ioard. Among those scheduled
? ttend are je Jollowlng: Rev. E.
P. Jones, president; Robert H. slit
chetl. vice nrpidp-y ''" T ,T Kin.'
secretary; Chas. G. W. Boyd, first as
sistant secretary; C- T. Hume, se
ond ass stant seiretary; Charles H
Lewis, third assistant secretary; W.
H Woods, fourth assistant sera'arv
.. ' RrUV. J. P.; TTfJIJ?!. 1
'.Treasure,.' N. B. Convention.
Secretary of Foreign Mission Board;
.1. I'.rof'ks, Secretary o Home Mis
sion Board; D-Ahner, Secretary o'
Educational- Board; S. R. Princo,
Secretary of B. Y. P, U. Board; S. T.
Floyd, Secretary of N. B. Beneti
Board; B. J. Prince, Chairman or
Evangelical Board; B. W. Currie, Sec
retary of Layman's Board; Mrs. M. A
B. Fuller, Corresponding Secretary o."
Woinait's A ixiliary, a id Mr3. G. 0. K
sh urn. President of the Woman'.;
At the meeting the Executl'".'
Poard prepared the program for tin-
'et s?i"!on or the Nvtonal Conveti-
tion to be held in Atlanta, Ga., Sop . I
E-llth. In connection with the sanul
-'e.'i!'t -fi Toar-l the Woman's A'.ixili- j
ry held a Biimlar meeting. Tho j
were presided over by Mrs. Georgi :
l'ei'aptist A.shbnrn of Chicago, whiio !
Mrs. M. A. B.
Fuller of Austin ace:
Invitations have teach ed Naslivill'
from Mrs. Joseph Dandridge Bibh, ot I
Atlanta, Ga., announcing the ap
proaching marriage of her daughter
Emma Ethelynde to Harry Herbert
Pace. The wedding is to take place
Wednesday, June 20th at eight o'
clock. The contracting parties are
both we'l pnd 'av-irn.Mv Vnivn In At
lanta. Mr. Pace is secretary and trea
surer of the Standard Life Insurance
Co. He was formerly cashier of the
Solvent Savings Bank in .Memphis.
They are to be Ft hnn'o afte- July
10th at 422 Houston. Atlanta, Ga.
Cmtcber A.bovtto Cross.
Following the announcemeit tha
Mr. D. Wesley Crutcher hns at las'
after having been rejected repeatedly,
persuaded one of the fairer sex tr
give him a chance to make good, r
few of his men sympathizers assent
bled in the office of Dr. J. A. Napier
to offer resolutions of condolence t-
Kfi fluraT1al Vi a hrMA.tA.Ka Immnl
ately and to express to Mr. Crutcher
their appreciation ot the fact that he.
will not die a batchelor. as had been
anticipated Dy all.
Long before the time for toast-mak
ing, different ones could bp seen tip
ping hither and thither through the
office rooms, cautioning eirh other to
not make any noise for Wes is rest
ing ouietly now. He had Just had a
fearful nervous attack.wlth which h.
has been frequently annoyed since
After a private consultation by Drs
Crawford Harwell, A. N. Johnson, G
S. Moore and J. A. Napier, it was
decided that Wes could probably
undergo the excitement acompan.
ing "a stag," and accordingly he wai
ushered Into the reception room an
gently seated in. an old arm chair',
where he reclined throughout the pro
gram, occasionally showing slpns 0
After well-chosn preliminary re
marks by Prof. Mosby of Fisk Un'
versity, master of ceremonies, tu
following gentlemen responded to a
signed toasts: - A. G. Price, Eu 1
Price, R. B. Hardiman, R. LvMayflel '
Moses McKissack, Calvin McKissftck
A. N. Johnson, L. S. Ika 'in:, Os S
Moore, Wm. M'CGavock, J. L. Allen
J. L. Eberhardt, and M. G. Ferguson
Other gentlemen present who bad
"Old Wes" Godspeed in his new fie!
of activity were: Dr. C rawford Har
well, Dr. L. E. Welker, Mr. Anthoa
Porter, Wm. Stockell, Geo. O. Boyi:,
Ernest Cole, Wm. Boger, J. A. Napie
T. Clay Moore, B. W. Allen, J. S
Allen, E T. Page, Overton Carte.
GRAND CHANCELLOR .
Grand Lodge to Meet In July
Many to Attend
Nashville Tenn.. Jne 7. 1917.
To all Grand Lodire Oilicers, Chan-
oellor Commanders, Dopu v Grand
harellors, Officers and Memhers of the
'rand JurinlicMon of Tcn".evefi,
'Inir'o's of Pythins, North America,
'uth America, Europe, Asia, Africa
.id Aus'ral!?: Crce'ings:
I:i accordance with Article 2 Sec-;
i-.n 2 of the Crand Lodge Constitu-:
icn of the aforesaid Jurisdiction
J-'rlv reals !.s follows: The Grand
Lodge shall be a migratory body, and
.-.ball meet on the fourth Tuesday of
1 & Z
PTi W. H. CRAWFORD, M. D.,
Coniniaii rne Gencr .l, Cadets,
of .ench year, and at such place
- V Vll lie determined by those en
' " o vote each session of the Grand
'.'If'e: Provided that no two (2) on-,
ecutive regular meetings shall lie
held at one and the same place; and
provided further that the Grand Ch'.in-
sellor shall change the date and pla;'e
1 case of emergency.
At the Session of the Grand Lo-hre
held in Nashville, Tennessee, July 11
M h, inclusive 1916. the city of Mfm
"his, Tennessee, was chosen as ti e
Mieo'ing place of the Grand Lodge for
he year 1917. Therefore, by virtue of
he Grand Constitution, aforesaid and
he power in me vested as Grand Chan
cellor of the aforesaid Jurisdiction,
te 39'h session of the Grand Lodse
Knights of Pythias of North America,
nuth America, Europe, Asia, Africa
aid Australia, Jurisdiction of Tennes
ee is hereby called to convene In the
;i(y of Nashville, Tennessee, July 24
.7t.h inclusive 1917, at 10 o'clock a. m.,
ir the purpose of transacting such
msiness as shall legally come before
All lodges and delegates ot this
urisdiction will take notice and be
All officers having reports to make
noIore l?e urana ,QBB , wl"
""'I that this session is to be a
purely business session, and make their
oportB short and to the point. We ex
pect to do business the very first day.
On account of the stringency of the
times and the sacrifice that lodges
have to make to send their delegates
.e cannot afford to waste any time at
'his session of the Grand Lodge. So
lot every one come prepared to shorten
' he session by adhering strictly to bus
iness. REPRESENTATION AND CREDEN
TIALS. Ii.ch lodpe will be entitled to repre-
eutallon as follows: one (1) delegate
i cery one nunareu uuuj me muers
Lodge is entitled to one (1) represen-
aUve no matter what its membership
iny be. All lodges will send the Cre
dentials of their representatives to the
:;ice of 1 r. C. O. Hunter, G. K. of R.
1 S., 815 S. Main St., Columbia, t
cTir.essee, not later than the 1st ol a NOBLE WOMAN 'ANSWERS CALL
ulv properly signed and seal attached
Credential blanks will be furnished by ' ""el came Into our town
the G K. of R. and S. It is earnestly taking out of our midst Mis. Marian
. e l that every lodge of the Grand Low. the wife of Bro. D. B. Low. Mrs.
'(iinaln make a special effort to be Marlah Low was a hard washing wo
pvesented by Its duly' accredited man. She always had a word ot cheer
epresentative or representatives as and consolation to offer those around
mcii business of Importance is to be her. She had reached a good ri;ie a e.
ransacted. She leaves a husband and some child-
. ren to imourn her loss. Though we feel
?ER CAPITA TAX AND REPORT. It la heaven's gain. The Sentinel com-
me"ds the bereaved family to-
Fer CajrKa Tax of 25o for every mighty who shall preserve them to a
inuclal member of each lodge is due more qperfectjday. ) ,
tand payable June 1 st, and must be
i Bent not later than July 1st, 1917 along
j wuh the Semi-Annual Report. Send
i tax and report to Dr. C. O. Hunter
sirVj Main St., Columbia, Tennessee.
DEPUTY GRAND CHANCELLORS.
All deputies are requested to file
their reports as to the condition and
progress made in their respective dis
tricts in the office of the Grand Chan
cellor and at the same time re' urn,
their commission an 1 Key to the S. A.
I'. W. not later than June 30, 1!)17.
All lodges that re delinquent in the
i Supreme Lodge, Tax, Per Capita Tax,
Uniform Rank Tax and other assess
: meats must pay same on or before the
Grand Lodge conve ei as no lodge
I will be allowed re;re;entaMon in the
i C rand Lodge where .aves are not all
I paid, and neither -ill such lodges be
allowed to re.ain their good standing
i in the Order after I ha ebusIous of the
I Grand Lodge until all taxes are paid
UNIFORM RANK ENCAMPMENT.
Encampment of the Uniform Rank
-.v 1 1 1 be held during the session of the
Si and LojJi;e. It is earnestly hoped
'lint each company in the state will be
present to help make the encampment
HENRY A. BOYD,
1 great success. For further informat
ion and particulars address Elder
ej on Taylor, Nashville Tennessee.
One and one-half tare plus 50 cents
ill be charged to those holding cer- .
iiiia es. Whatever you do don't fail
, ask for a certificate when purchas
: vour ticket. Failure to do so will
-nie you to loBe the rate returning.
'.0 every one attending the sessioa
! 'me on certificate plan as we must
have a certain number so as to secure
' he above rates.
For information as to stopping
place? communicate with A. W. Fite,
I S 5!h Ave., N., Nashville, Tennessee.
The Heraldic Degree will be confer
el on all Past Chancellors applying
i'or the same and presenting a cer
tificate from their respective lodges
and paying the fee of Two ($2.00)
The Supreme Chancellor, all mem
bers of the Supreme Lodge, Major Gen-
nl nf th Ttntfnrm Tinnlt nnit nftlcra and
minbev8 of other jurisdictions are most
cordially Invited to be present at our
DR. C O. HUNTER, G. K. of R. and S.
815V.. S. MaiiTSt., Columbia, Tenn.
J. P. CRAWFORD, Grand Chancellor.