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Nashville, Tenn., Mar. 15, 'IS
SLEEPING ON THE JOB.
Perhaps the most surprising news
that has been Hashed across the
Atlantic from somewhere in France
since the war was the news item
stating that American Boldiers have
been sentenced to be put to death
for sleeping on duty in the trenches.
"Sleeping on duty" is as common
almost as sleep itself, and while we
have never associated the trenches
with, the places we regard as desira
ble for lodging we hope that there
will be circumstances that the pres
ident will find when he reviews the
cases that will favor the soldiers. It
may be their expression of contempt
for the activities of the Germans be
fore them, "but their expseaslon will
hardly satisfy a nation who are keyed
up to a point of sending an army
3,000 miles to defend the rights of lib
erty. But will this country be. more
severe on the boys in the trenches
than on others that have been placed
on the firing line in other service
that is essential to the successful
prosecution of the war? Day by day
some one on this side of the Atlantic
is discovered sleeping on duty.
The lraft board in Georgia who ex
empted all but colored men, are
guilty of "sleeping on duty." Those
who accepted this exemption are
"sleeping on duty" and all should be
LETTER TO THE EDITOR.
Talladega, Ala., March 4, 1918.
Editor W. L. Miller,
My Dear Uncle: The lynching
of Tennessee are unworthy of her. I
had hoped to register my protest in
some substantial way. This I have
had not time to do, but under forced
and hurried labor, I enclose this
literary matter. If it suits ycur
purposes, you are welcome to use it.
It may interest your readers to
know that I have been commissioned
a chaplain in the National Army and
that I am to be located at Camp Lee,
Petersburg, Va. I have Just resigned
here and expect to begin my new
work on March 17th.
With every good wish to Aunt
Mary arfd the family and the hope
that when I am at the Camp, you will
"do your bit" by sending me a copy
of the Globe now and then.
Clifford L. Miller.
Our God the enemy of Autocracy,
Ours is a lawless nation,
Yet in love with a Democracy
That shall drown
Lynching from our land.
Barbarous and cruel was the burning
In dear, old Tennessee
Grant that it may mark the turning
Into mighty paths of justice
For every American.
Lofty mountains and noble hills,
Lord, you enthroned in Tennessee
Symbols of thy sovereign will
To inspire every man '
To dare be free.
Of national integrity and fame
Was our sou "Old Hickory."
For this awful shame,
Would he not rebuke our guilt,
That sullied Tennessee's glory?
We love thee so, Our Lord,
Our hope springs eternal
That thy ways may be above
Man's foolish unwritten law
Clouding the Dawn of Democracy.
Clifford L. Miller.
THE NEGRO AND AMERICANISM.
Twelve million colored people of
the Vnited States, as they have been
so well representor in the recent Tus
kegee and Hampton "War-time Con
ferences," possess simon-pure Tmerl-
The Americanism of the Negro
means doing intelligently, cheerfully
and patriotically the essential work
of the world In war times growing
bumper crops of food-stuffs, and
some crops for ready casn; can
ning, preserving and drying fruits
and vegetables in home and school
kitchens; earning, saving and in
vesting money in United States
Government bonds and War Savings
Stamps; building better schools; and
making clean, comfortable homes for
the training of useful, happy citizens.
PROOF OF PATRIOTISM.
The finest proof of the Negro's
patriotism is the enthusiasm with
which leaders and workers aiiKe nave
taken their places in the armed forces
of the United States; have attacked
with more intelligence and greater
zeal the big job of feeding the South
and producing vast food supplies for
our Allies; have eliminated common
hut important forms of waste in the
kitchen and field; and have furnished
the United States Government with
ready cash which could be used to
VIRGINIA NEGRO FARMERS.
Long before the coming of '.he
meatless days and the heatless
days, no one wanted to be called a
farmer. Our professional kindred we
spoke of with a feeling of proud dis
tinctionbut our former relation
we referred to with apologetic tones
no one found dignity in being called
a farmer, and when some one was
called a farmer, they knew it meant
that they were rude, unpolished and
behind the times but, lo, the farmer
has come unto his nwo behind the
times. No, no, he is ahead of the
times; no more we hear "cotton is
king, but instead the farmer is king;
on him rests the biggest responsi
bility that has ever tallen on any
class of workers.
"B'ood will win the war." On the
American farmer rests a task greater
Mrs. Lucinda Ditty and little daughter
of near Stevenson, Ala., were guests
of Mesdamea Jo McM'han and Lucy
Amos, through Sunday. Rer. W. J.
Hancock preached two spendld ser
mons at Bethel A. M. E. Church last
Sunday. The Presbytery of the C. P.
will meet with that congregation this
city in April. The Elk River Associa
tion will convene at Mt. Bethlehem
Baptist church in August. Dr. M. L.
Springs (dentist) left this week for
Rockwood, where he anticipates en
gaging in a spendid practice. The
people of this vicinity are reluctant in
giving up Dr. Springs as his practice
is greatly needed and his presence is
a great adjunct to society. His many
friends through these parts entertain
no doubts but that he will have a bun
dant succes sin his new field of labor.
Now Doctor, don't forget to head your
self for our burg pretty often. Some
thing doing here. Mrs. Harris and
little Miss Magdalene Stepler were
seen calling on friends Saturday. Mr.
Wm. Petty is suffering with appendi
citis at this writing. Mrs. J. M. Haw
kins resigned her position as teacher
in Richard City school to take effect
on or before March 31. Mrs. Hawkins
goes to Indianapolis, Ind., early in
April we are told. Mrs. S. E. Oliver
succeeds her at Richard City. The
cake contest at Mt. Bethlehem Bap
tist resulted in raising $62.00 and
some cents. Mr. Alex Stapler was
the successful contestant over Mrs.
Hannah Campbell, Mrs. Ella Jackson
and Mrs. Minnie Robinson. Mrs.
Priscilla Tally of Stevenson, Ala., was
the guest of her mother, Mrs. Harri
son Smith and her sister-in-law Mrs.
Cora Hill recently. Mable infant
grand daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen
Stephens died Saturday and was
buried Sunday 3 p. m. Rev. F. A.
Hatcher officiated, interment at city
cemetery. Miss Lillian Walker of
Jasper is the guest of Mrs. Ed High
tower. Mr. Jno. Murphy and Miss
Bertha Mason both of Richard City
were united in wedlock at 2:30 o'clock
Sunday afternoon at the residence of
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Cummings, Elm
Ave., this city. Rev. W. J. Hancock
officiating. The Missionary and Edu
cational of Mt. Bethlehem Church
met with two sick members, viz., Mrs.
Lizzie Brooks and Mrs. Emma Mc-
Campbell recently each meeting was
very interesting. The one Monday
this week was held with Mrs. Mary
Douglass, the lesson topic was one
of equal interest to previous meetings
and the social side was elaborately
carried out. Mr. J. J. McElroy was
summoned to the funeral and burial
of Mr. Ed Gill, who died in Chatta
nooga, on the Sth or 9th and whose
remains were shipped to Shelbyville.
for interment. Mrs. W. M. Clay of
Richard City accompained Miss Ber-
i I ha Mason (bride to be) from Richard
City to this city, where she was happi
ly married to Mr. John Murphy.
Dame Rumor says Mr. Henry Hill and
Mr. Freeman Marks are next on the
list for conubial bliss. Also Mr. A.
H. Booker.. Rev. C. H. McFlelds
preached at Richard City last Sunday
and reports a splendid meeting.
Modest behavior and Helen's beauty
is possessed by the young lady who
started from Detroit, Mich., arrived
here Thursday the 7th to the delight
of her mother and grandmother, Mrs.
Kathleen (Northcut) Dimples and
Mrs. Ida Northcut her name had not
been given at this writing but both
mother and infant are doing well. The
stork visited Mr. and Mrs. William
Streeter on Cedar Ave., and placed in
their home a young man who will
board with them for an indefinate
period. Our boy in the army has
written to the church for their prayers.
"MAPB !! HAgBTTUJ."
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VIIXSWHKN YOU HELP
aCJMa F. StrMt.
Dr. L. J. Edwards, presiding elder
of the Columbia District A. M. E.
Church, will preach at Paynes
Chapel, East Nashville, Sunday, Mar.
21th, at 3 p. m., in the interest of
the Willing Workers' Board, subject,
"The Grandeur of the Human Soul."
The public is invited to attend these
services. Come and help us.
At Hampton Institute several hun
dred Negro farmers nf Virginia re
cently met in conference to discuss
what they could do to meet more ei
fectively the demands which are
made by the great World War.
The Negro farmes of Virginia,
who have been ably led by John B.
Pierce, a Tuskegee-IIampton gradu
ate, now serving as the state colored
agent in charge of farm demonstra
tion work in seventeen counties,
showed clearly that they had made
exceptional progress in handling
soils, crops and live stock.
They showed, too, that tney nac
learned how to use wisely the extra
money that they had received during
the past season from their abundant
Virginia Negroes, like thousands
throuehout the Nation, nave recently
been paying off many of their old
debts. They have also had enough
ready cash with which to improve
their homes, schools and churches
They have been learning to pay
as they go, and have been freeing
themselves of the burden of time
prices the penalty of unsatisfactory
and dearly bought credit.
MEETING NATION'S CRISIS.
From all quarters there comes a
common report that the colored peo
ple have demonstrated that in the
ST. JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH.
Sunday school opened promptly at
9:30 o'clock and was largely attend
ed by scholars and visitors. In the
absence of the superintendent, Dea.
J. A. Turner, who was very seriously
but not fatally hurt last Friday eve
ning by a fall, the assistant superin
tendent, Rev. Wm. Whiteside, went
right ahead and filled bis place and
all present reaped great benefit
from the lesson. , The pastor, Rev.
W. H. Whittaker, preached two
very Intelligent and spiritual, uplift
ing sermnos. At 11 o'clcok a. m.,
he took for his text Mark 5:30, sub
ject, "Jesus Restoring Life and
Health." He illustrated it so very
eloquently and with such power that
every one present could just see the
very pictures with their mind's eye.
At 8 p. m., he again filled the roi
trum and it seemed that he was stilt
full of the Holy Ghost. He electri
fied the whole congregation. We
have known all the while that we
had one of the best and grandest
pastors in the city, but it looks like
he is getting better and better every
day. Come and hear him. It is
worth your while. Visitors are al
ways welcmoe and new members,
On Thursday night. Feb. 28, 191S.
Rev. Prince Condelee, a native of
Africa who was captured and brought
here to be educated, so as to be able
to return to his native home and
impart knowledge to his own people,
was at the St. John Baptist Church
and we were proud to have him. He
is a very interesting and intelligent
young man. We hope and pray for
him every success in all that he shall
undertake to do. We gave to him a
very liberal contribution to assist
him in his education. He received
all told the sum of $14. We only
wish that more had been present to
have heard him and that he could
have received twice the amount.
HILL'S TABERNACLE BAPTIST
March 4th: Rev. W. H. Whittaker
of the St. John Baptist Church preach
ed for us Monday night, March 4, his
text was the 18th chapter of St. Luke
and the 35th verse, all were made to
rejoice. Rev. English preached Wed
nesday night, March 6th. We are
always glad to have visiting preach-
The Baptist congregation is greatly u c. "'" i ."
wrought upon by a letter written byai?ain as (hey bring us what we like.
Mr Arthus Jones in the U. S. Navy. We are having service every Sunday
We shall make them a specialty not ' " " ""- "' '6t
onlv in prayers but in this column and we are extending a cordial invi-
ncxt week. The annual spring rally lu a" uu u,e
will be pulled off at Mt. Bethlehem I
Baptist church next Sunday tne ivtn puALtun ulass TABtniNAiiut
$300.00 is the slogan. Let everybody! BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL,
help this once. The , people at the big
plant are expected to do great things
Sunday afternoon, ino people gen-, ; w,,i,M,.v nirtt. March
ti, 1918, at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. Ewing Brown, 1204 Cedar street.
Miss Katie O. Walker was hostess.
business. Every contestant is get
ting out his oration for the contest
Quite an enjoyable evening was
Our Metokas are taking on new
life. About twenty were present
We are moving onward, looking to
God, for the race is not given to the
swift nor to the strong, but to him
that endureth to the end.
ST. ELI U. P. BAPTIST CHURCH.
iThe Women's Auxiliary of St. Ell
U. P. Baptist Church met at the
home of Mrs. Maggie Rhea. The
meeting was opened with song and
prayer by Mrs. Annie Wade. The
meeting was announced open and
ready for such business as might
come before it by the president. Mrs.
Mary E. Black.
The minutes of the previous meet
ing were read by Mrs. Vera Camp
bell. Roll 'call of members and pay
ment of dues. The roll was called by
Mrs. Fannie Rucker. The forerun
ners made their report. The super
visor, Mrs. Lena Jones, made a nice
talk to the club and said for each
member to make forerunners of
themselves. We were glad to have
Mrs. Mays and also one of our old
members, Mrs. Edna Jones, with us.
Mrs. Rhea was assisted in serving by
her sister. Miss Sylvia Henderson.
Vote of thanks by Mrs. Boxley. Dis
missed by Mrs. Wilson. The. next
meeting will be at the home of Mrs.
Lena Jones, 1016 Stevens street.
METOKA CLASS OF 15TH AVE
NUE BAPTIST CHURCH.
The Fifteenth Avenue Baptist
Church Metoka Class met in their
resular meeting Wednesday night at
the residence of Mr. A. Sutton, 511
12th avenue, North. The vice pres
ident, iMr. Berry Black, opened the
meeting with song and prayer by
Mr. L. G. Carney. The lessno was
most beautifully discussed and enrh
and every one gave a collection. Dis
missed with prayer by Mr. Goodnll
The meeting was enjoyed by all pres
u I VI
TEACH TOUR CHILDREH TI SITE
Point out to them the necessity
ol starting to save while in their
teens and tell them of the po wer,
influence and indepance it brings.
Why not open an account with us
for each of the children and give
them to understand the money is
theirs and you expect them to put
away their, nickels and dimes in
stead of spending them.
ONE CENT SAVINGS BANK.
erallv of this city are pleased to learn
that Editor Miller, a former coiieagne
is on the road to recovery. Get well
than that which confronts the Amer
ican Army. Did Booker T. Washing- Nation's hour of crisis they have beer.
ton see this when he admonished his
race to become pioneers on the old
soil, to stay away from the cities,
and later :hen he ur.ned all to raise
a pis? Those who heeded the ad
vice of (he sage of Tuskegee are
reaping a deserving reward, while
those who heeded not regret ' that
they didn't, while all must "doff"
their hats to "Mister Farmer," who
has come into his own.
We are not sorry that any one was
advised of our coming to Evansville,
but nevertheless we were accorded a
reception that will long linger in our
memory. We were Joyfully met at
the threshold of our bedroom by
church convention, who made our
welcome very feeling.
The new garden army of 50,000,000
sounds formidable, but just wait 'til
Gen. Potato Bug marshals his forces.
ready and glad to give of their best
in order thatthc war for democracy
may be carried to a successful con
Dr. Robt. R. Moton, principal of
Tuskegee Institute, made clear the
position of twelve million colored
people in this world war for democra
cy, when he recently said:
"I know that all the colored people
in the United States will rally to the
defense of their country in this war
"Whether in producing food-stuffs
on the farm, in conserving food in
the home, or in fighting for democra
cy in the trenches of Europe, the coir
ored people twelve million strong
will do their full share, loyally and
cheerfully, in helping to win this
world war for democracy."
The Americanism of the Negro is
a rare gift to a world at war and to
a world which needs the continued
and loyal support of twelve million
citizens. In this Americanism there
is being fulfilled the vision of the
late Dr. Hollis B. Frissell, principal
of Hampton from 1893 to 1917, who
worked unceasingly for nearly forty
years to give country people a chance
to develop and make good. Wm.
Early birds of a feather also flock
together, which makes it multitudl
nously hard for the early worm.
. When a man gets tired of minding
his own business, it's a cinch that he
has done a good day's work.
Job was a man of great patience,
hut it Is well understood that Job
never had to drive steers.
Do your 1918 coal shopping early.
Mr. A. H. Booker spent Sunday at
Sheffield, Ala. Local talent of this
city pulled off their interesting play,
Old Maids Club, at Mt. Bethlehem
Baptist Church Friday night the 8th
before a large and appreciative audi
ence. Nearly twenty dollars was
netted there from. This play will be
put on at Richard City, Thursday
night the 21st. It is the request of
several persons that It be repeated in
his city. TJiore are eighteen charac
ters In the play each of whom wore
costumes that were very attractive
as well as suitable for the occasion.
THE METOKA FISHERMAN
CLASS OF MT. OLIVE BAPTIST
The regular monthly meeting of
the Metokia 'Fisherman Class was
held Wednesday evening, March 6th,
at 8 o'clock IU the Sunday school
room of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
The meeting was opened by singing
"Onward Metokas and Galedas, al
ter which prayer was offered by Rev.
V. E. Shipp. Several talks were
made in behalf of saving sinners. It
was decided that the class name be
changed to "Metoka Fisherman." It
was also decided to dpscuss tne les
sons and "How to get large num
bers in the class each 'meeting."
The meeting adjourned to meet
again April 3, at 8 o'clock.
SEAY'S MEMORIAL CHURCH
Seav's Memorial Church will have
their spring rally Sunday, March 17
at which time each class leader is
asking their members to stand by
him as each class leader is acting as
captain in this rally.
The officers and members of the
church are asking the public to come
out and help them.
' Dr. J. C. Sherrill of the Board of
Foreign Mission of the Methodist
Episcopal church will preach at 11 a.
M., and Rev. Dr. Stoner of Baptist
Church will preach at 3 p. m.
At 8 p. m., will be the closing ser
mon for this occasion at which time
the leaders will make their reports.
The pastor, Rev. F. N. Collier, wishes
to announce to the public that Dr.
Stovall of Capers Chapel C. M. E.
Church will preach at Seay's Memorial
M. E. Church, Thursday evening,
March 21st, 1918.
Dr. Stovall Is a great preacher and
the people of south Nashville will do
well to hear him.
. Sunday, March 24 will be our second
quarterly meeting, we truly hope that
every member will discharge his
duty as the year is swiftly passing.
Several members of the church are
sick at present. We are glad to say
that a good number have been added
to our church this conference year.
The president called the meeting
to order at 8:45. Singing, "Nobody
knows the trouble I see," led by
Miss Mary Cheatham. Led In a fer
vent prayer by Miss Samuella Shan
non. Scripture reading, the 24th
Psalm. Minutes of the last meeting
were read and adopted. It was an
nounced that, our beloved teacher
was on the road to recovery. The
details of the oratorical contest were
discussed. 'The president asked that
each member have tlieir subject
ready by next meeting. New mem
bers added, one, Miss Almeda Wil
liams. It was also suggested that we
have a joint meeting with the Me
tokas. As the roll was called by
the pro tem secretary, the members
responded with quotations and dues.
All business being over, M Ewing
y the presl-
BUSINESS LEAGUE BOOSTERS
By Albon L. Holsey.
Every once and a while you can
hear someone say "We had a good
Local League ih, our town but it
went down." Let me tell you ,what,
in my judgement, is the reason why
Local Leagues run down. The di
rect or minor cause, in many in
stances, la local petty differences be
tween Individuals;, the indirect or
major cause is the apparent inabili
ty of the mem'bers of the Local Lea
gue to understand and appreciate
their oportunlties for service through
In my observations regarding cer
tain cities, we are seeking to deal
with the larger aspect of the situa
tion only, and the observations are
based uyon conditions as they ex
isted in 1916.
iLet us compare Augusta, Georgia,
and Shreveport, Louisiana, both en
terprising Southern cities of about
the same size and same Negro popu
lation. Augusta has a most unique
co-operative grocery store, owned
and operated by colored people with
more than a hundred stockholders.
A capaible manager is in charge of
the store and it is an inspiration to
see how the venture has succeeded.
In the insurance field Augusta stands
with the leaders. Four or five strong
companies with more than a hun
dred hustlin agents take care of the
hulk of the business among the col
ored .people. The spirit of progress
is evident in Augusta, with the suc
cessful co-operative effort and the
large proportion . of Insurance busi
ness handled by the Negro com
panies, and yet Augusta has no first
class drug store.
On the other hand, Shreveport has
two very striking and successful Ne
gro drug stores but the insurance
situation is pathetic. One Negro
company with three agents and the
Negro population equal to that of
Augusta. Clearly here is work for
tlwo enterprising hustling Local Lea
gues; one in Augusta to get that
drug store among other things, ana
one In Shreveport to arouse the peo
ple to the necessity of turning all of
that insurance money Into Negro en
terprises where it will help our boys
(To be continued next week.)
TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH.
Rev. R. E. Morton filled the pulpit
Sunday at 11 a. m.. At 8 p. m., he
preached another Inspiring sermon,
text, Deut. 32:9-11, subject of discourse
"God careth for his people." Thurs
day night services were conducted by
one of our young ministers. Rev.
Eugene Crouch, who preached a very
interesting sermon from Psalm 2:11.
The manner in which he handled his
subject showed that he had given it
deep thought. We are glad to report
our much loved pastor rapidly improv
ing under the efficient care of Dr. J.
H. Hale, and expecting him home in
a few davs. The church under the
auspices of tho Pastor's Aid Is pre
paring to celebrate the tenth anniver
sary of Rev. H. M. tfurns, pastorate
of Tabernacle Baptist church on the
fifth Sunday March 31. All tne or
ganizations of the church are striving
to make it a grand success. On the
following Monday night, April 1st he
will be tendered a banquet. The pro
gram will be given in next week's
issue of the Globe.
WAR STAMPS MASS MEETING.
lA' general Mass Meeting of the
Thrift Stamp work will take place
at St. John A. M. E. Church, Sunday
afternoon, March 17 at 3 o'clock, un
der the auspices of the speaking
committee, or education committee.
It appears that two. meetings will ibe
held at the same hour one at the
Bijou theatre, especially for the
school chidrlen, and the other for
citizens, generally, at St John. It
is expected that a large crowd will
attend both meetings. A special
program has been arranged for the
meeting at St. John, where four
speakers will address, the people,
and special music rendered by stu
dents from Walden Univer8ity, Roger
Wlllams, Fisk University and the
State Normal. The speakers for
the ocacsion are General Chairman
A. N. Johnson, Dr. J. A. Jones, Mrs.
G. E. Haynes and Mrs. M. L. Crosth
waite. Rev. Dr. J. H. Smith, pastor
of St. John, will act as master of
Monday will be donation day
Hubbard Hospital and the members
of the club will be very grateful to
all those who donate. The hours
are all day, so come and do your bit
for Hubbard Hospital.
TWO ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS.
All the Masonic bodies of Nashville
are preparing for a mammoth cele
bration on Palm Sunday and Easter
Sunday. The O. E. S. Chapters will
celebrate Palm Sunday at Braden
Memorial Church, East Nashville,
services beginning at 2: 30 o'clock p.
m. Rev. Bro. R. B. Polk Grand Lec
turer of Masonic Lodge for Middle
District of Tenn., will deliver the
message. The officers of the day are
Bro. B. G. Bryant, Patron, and Sister
Lee Pennington, Matron. All the
sisters of the seven city chapters are
to be present on this occasion. The
outlook for a big offering is very
The two commanderies Apollo No. 1
and Mt. Hebron No. 4 K. T. will hold
their service on' Easter Sunday at
Spruce Street Baptist Church at 3
o'clock p. m.
Sir Preston Taylor will preach the
sermon assisted by Sir A. M. Town
send. Officers of the day are Sir M. V.
Buford, Eminent Commander, Sir F.
G. Carter, Generalissimo, Sir Preston
Taylor Captain General, Sir T. B.
Hardiman, Prelate and Sir Wm. Steele
Recorder. All of the local' lodges of
Master Masons will he in attendance
on both Palm Sunday and Easter.
The public is urgently requested to at
tend both services. The offering on
both oocasions will be devoted to
paying on our new building.
Mr. and Mrs. McFarland of Decherd
have moved an denrolled their children
In school. The biggest thing that has
been here recently was the quarterly
conference of the A. M. E. Congrega
tion that was held Sunday the 24th, by
Dr. J. H. Turner and pastor, Rev. W.
J. Hancock. Mrs. Wm. Clay chaperon
ed a bridal party to and from So.
Pittsburg where the nuptfal knot was
tied by Rev. W. J. Hancock. Mr. Jno.
Murphy and Miss Bertha Mason were
the contracting parties. Mr. Wyatt and
Miss Versle Oliver also witnessed
marriage. Our teacher, Mrs. J. M.
Hawkins who has taught here for
several years has resigned her posi
tion to the great disappointment of a
great many children as well as patrons
We are reliably informed that her
resignation wll be accepted "under
pay." Mrs. Hawkins is one of the best
Informed teachers of her race In this,
Marion Co., and we feel at a loss to
give her up. Dame Rumor has her
going to the Middle West but where
ever she goes she carries the good
wishes of the people generally k of
this little city. Mrs. S. E. Oliver is
the teacher selected to succeed Mrs.
Hawkins. She was on the scene Mon
day. There is no doubt but that Mrs.
Oliver will prove a satisfactory teach
er In every way if given the proper co
operation by patrons. Miss Gertrude
Acklln of Decherd, who visited her
sister, Mrs. Ersklns has returnel heme.
Mrs. Zenia James has returned
from Nashville, where she visited her
sister. Mr. Joe Franklin was in
Chattanooga this week on business.
Mrs. Smith and son of Decherd, are
the guests of Mrs Gertrude Blevins
this week. Old Maids Club will be
played here Thursday night, March
21st by local talent of So. Pittsburg.
PAYNE CHAPEL A. M. E. CHURCH.
The pastor. Rev. John H. Grant,
will preach .Sunday morning from
the theme, "Lynching Is tne direct
result of our Sins of Silence."
Sunday at 3 p. m., Rev. G. R. Nor
man will preach for one of the clubs
of Payne Chapel.
At 7:30 p. m., the pastor will
speak from the theme. "The Ene
mies of the. Cause of Christ." This
will be sermon No. 2 upon this subject
Brown was called upon by
dent and in a most becoming style
complimented the young ladles on
their good behavior and said that
if more young ladies were engaged
In such good work the race and
the world would bo better for us hav
ing lived in it.
Motto Text was next In order.
after which the hostess, assisted by
Mrs. Brown, served a dainty ice
course and cake. Mr. Brown played
grafonola music during the social
hour, which was enjoyed by all.
'Miss Murphv comnlimented the
hostess and Mr. and Mrs. Brown for
their hospitality and thus ended a
glorious 'meeting. Adjourned to
meet with Misses Mary Cheatham
and Elizabeth Motley Wednesday
nlsht, corner 9th and Woods street.
The Metokas and Galedas will
meet in a Joint meeting Thursday
night, March 21st. at the residence
of Miss- Almeda Williams, on 15th
avenue, N. The program committee
has spared no pains to make the
meeting a success, also to secure
some one that will help the work.
Mrs. A. L. Williams has secured
Rev. W. L. Porter, who will make an
address, subject, "Loyaltv." Each
member and friend is asked to come
an' hear him. Visitors are always
Members present Wednesday nl,(?ht
were: Misses Katie Walker, Mattin
Murphy, Settle Simmons. Elizabeth
Motley, Pauline Cason. Miss Almeda
Williams, Mrs. Thomas, Nina Green
leaf, MIps Mary Cheatham, Mrs.
Blakemore, Miss Sam Ella Shannon.
Mr. and Mrs. Ewing Brown.
We are glad to see Miss jlattle
Snann's mother out after a serious
. The president of our class wen
visiting Friday night' smiled In o
x missionary meeting and slipped
In on a big Metoka meeting. She
found the Metokas getting down to
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