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NashTillp.Tenn.. April 20,'IS
A NOT! IK 11 LYNCH INC.
""own in Henderson County the
other day, an alleged NY-rn bootleer '
shot and killed the sheriff of the
County while evading arrest. The
Negro was captured and the usual
The Clobc has always stood for law
and order, has no words of commenda
tion for those who violate the laws of
the land. The murderer of the sheriff
committed a most heinous crime, and
t'out any doubt would have been
h IcMualely punished had the law heen
allowed its sway. No sane man bo-
otherwise. Those men who
strung the criminal up and afterwards
' the body, are guilty of murder, i
just as guilty as the Negro who so
wantonly murdered the sheriff. Ten-'
MUMiuus oesi ciuzensiiip, is sorry Illegality, and rollects that this four
affair happened. This makes the ; footed fellow possesses in his degree
fourth Negro to be burned ill the i - in, snlishinco that is not nhvsical. but
state in a short period of time. Well,
v. hat is going to bo done about it?
The Nashville Banner Comments As
The lynching of the Negro murder
er of Sheriff McBride at Lexington
lacked some of the brutal and bar
"baric features that have characteriz
ed other lynehings in the state with-
in the last year, but it none the less when man looks thus downward at his
fvi;ithrew the law and was a resor! to follow mortals he is as keenly con
mob violence that lor no reason should j 1 ions of his limitations as when he
occur in a well ordered common- j looks upward, astrally.
wealth and amopg a people claiming
The state demeans and injures it
self by permitting these frequent ex
hibitions of outlawry and they do no
good toward chocking crime. They
increase and acerbate the feeling of
race antipathy; they create a demor
alized sentiment that defies and lowers
regard for law and brings authority
into contempt. It furthermore en
courages the lawless spirit that exists
in every community and that with
out the restraint are likely to revert
to primitive conditions, and indu'ge
the luve of a "man hunt" and savage
cruelty such as existed in barbaric
times, before law was constituted.
Law and tha authority constituted
by the law must be supreme to com
mand respect and when there aro fre
quent lynehings law loses
respect and authority becomes sub
ject lo C'Ui'emp! .1111! derision.
The white men make and adminis
ter the law in Tennessee und are
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themselves throw the law into con- ;top a bunghole. Man does not Know
tempt and go in the face of the author!- all what it is. He merely uses it.
iv ,l.v have nrovided for its enforce-
To keep down criticism and
troublesome renewal of the race uues- suggestion that man should gotlfrom my mother's breast, while we j p(i'e i,eek, 26 years,". City Hos
41. . Mw, it-i,i m .,, in ,.f tin. South 1. .. ip i. ....i.i . I were infants. There i snot a custom, L.1,.,1
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should be especially careful and zeal
ous in upholding the law in respect
to Negro criminals in order to give
support to the contention for white
The lynching practice makes Ish-
maelites of Negroes. It creates among
M h.wl ,.,,,1 resentment towards1
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the whites that would not otherwise.
exist and increases their criminal P
But aside from all this, the state
Bhould not be disgraced and civilized
sentiment outraged by repeated occur
rences of this kind. ,
e lynching at Lexington like that
at Eslell Springs and the one near
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.'em ihis all occuring wiihin a year's , iviiute Ne son set pace for himself
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time, could have been prevented by!.-i (,! to be followed necessarily in
a proper exercise of executive author! -
ty. They all had previous advertise -
ment. There were at least abundant
indications that mob violence was,im -
minent and there is no record that
the executive authority in the state
made .any sort of effort to prevent its
This statement is made with regret
and without any sort of personal or
political ill-feeling, but it is a lamenta
The murder of Sheriff McBride was
a dastardly and heinous crime, but
criminals in civilized lands are
amenable to law, to the state and not
Mob violence has increased in Ten
nessee and in the South, and the rea
son is that there has been no punish
ment of mob offenders. It gives op-
ixrtunlty for the naturally lawless to j
vent their blood lust, and has created j
a perverted sentiment that feeds on
repeated occurences or the kind and
eeks to give them the sanction of pub
As the Danner has before taken oc
casion to say, Negroes were first
lynched for offenses against white
women and then for all capital of
fenses, and there have been instances
n some parts of the South where they
were lynched for arson or grand
larceny, and in others where there'
a as only strong suspicion of their
;uilt. Leaving out all question of
wrong and injustice to the Negro,
iny right-thinking, intelligent mind
can see how fearfully damaging and
'.-moralizing such tilings are to uie,ilis own aCcount.
slates and communities that tolerate ; ous about that.
hem and to what a dangerous condi-,
tion they inevitably tend.
The vigilantes in the early days of
California first served a proper and ;
iieeded purpose, hut degenerated into 1
the hanging of men on trumped-up
charges in order to put them out of
somebody's way or to gratify a per-
!o;ial animosity. The same was true of
tlic Ki'i-I!u Klan. Iirouijht into exist-
mo liy onerous reconstruction cutidi
t ion in the South.
i'et'.nesee is a self-governing com-i.mv.i-ulth
of the American Union.
This is the second decade of the twen
tieth century. We are lighting a des-
rale war with a powerful military
oligarchy to sustain democracy and it
is assuredly incumbent on us to prove
that democracy makes effective gov
ernment. The Danner has always denounced
mob violence wherever it occured
shall continue to do so wherever or
for what reason it is practiced. Wheth
er or not its efforts are effective,
; duty to the state, to humanity and
to civilization are fulfilled.
Man, in his occasional mood of mag
nanimity, concedes that he is not
all of life, but merely the cream of it.
He looks about him and sees the dog,
whose eyes beam with wordless men-
vhich cannot be dissociated from it
except disastrously. He sees the les-"i-
creatures, and observes that ther
is a significant difference between
veil a worm that is dead and a live
one. The one crawls, and the other
loesn't. The one either grips or is
ripped by an incomprehensible driv
ng power. And the chances are that
About man, in the springtime, sap
rises, trees bud, foliage grows, and
nature functions through all her an
annual processes. The earth reclothes
itself, and thriftily takes measures
to repeat the thing another year.
Animal life, looks on as vegetable life
manifests itself, reduces it calculat
ingly to a germ, and comes against
ho impasse. It wonders a little dully
vhether the main difference between
(self and the other thing is the fact
that it has feet.
i to is a universal motaphor. It is
comparable to all things, for all things
llame, a bubble, a sleep, a load, a
gleam, a poem, a sea, a vale, a thread,
annarentlv are of it. It is a loom, a
.., summer land would as well be a
.inter,, a scene, a play, a harp, aj
"orge, a mission. A character of Dick-!
,..,ils it not Innntlv a horrid grind,
mil another intelligence savse it ia
md another lntelliguice a. se 11 1
lod. It is a force, an essence, an lm"
nilse, an aspiration, a success, a fail
ire and throuth all of them a inys -
1 1,,,.,. 1 iiv iVerlu on life, and the dust
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Or does it use him?
j There is a gay sort of humor about
very far away from it! Especially in
he spring. I
Senator Knute Nelson, or Minnesota,
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who was reluctant to become this vear
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! 1 cam mate 10 succeed niniseii. nas
nressure. The renubli-
: as all illssted he must run.
einocrals mostly added their encour
aKemonti And the senator, who re -
s that he didn't "slack" in '61,
eluded quite naturally that he1
mildn't afford to start "slacking' at
' his late dav. of course the rest of
.ill not fail to reflect that. Just as
1 r:s. we are mapping out now
i curse that we will not be able to
-et away from in 19TS. It is quite
jan achievement for an old man to be
j :ble to meet a difficult situation as
'. K'ntitG Nelson is meetinc it with the
! recollection that he has never "slack-' Ths Lexington mob was no less
,.,1.. 1 11 , .is.ivage than the Estill Springs
U" before and-cant very well start sIallhter and butchery. It appears
1 1 the evening of his life. tnat a mob, in the name of a "posse"
MaaU la Naakvill
NONE BETTER ANYWHERE ON EARTH
iANTT QIINO KCHOOL, U3S
The cheering news comes from all
over Tennessee, that the Negro is in
vesting his surplus cash in thrift
stamps, and Liberty Bonds. This is
as it should be. The Negro never was
a slacker, he is always patriotic. He
does his duty towards his country, he
has never wavered that the world
(Tennessee included) will be made
doubly safe for democracy.
You don't know wjiat the plans of,
Con. Foch are? Humph. First to
avoid getting licked and then, if he I
has managed to save any strength for
that purpose, to do a little licking on
The partlen is a regular saving bank
these days of high prices. It appeals
to the pocket book and to the ap-
petite. It should be the only prescrip-;
tion made by the physician during tlie
Mr. P. Wellington l'.erry, the well
known newspaper writer, who has
been seriouslv ill, is. we are glad to:
sav on the road to wellville. Here !
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is hoping that hell soon be lumselt :
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There is a white man Iron Knox'
County in the Davidson County jail
under sentence of death for rape. He ;
has been respited four times. Do you 1
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get Us .' 1
New York's effort to remove Sun-1
day fishing from the list of crimes will
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he objected to onlv bv the fish, the !
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uaiL aim IHU most iiftm ruouuio.
The trouble with too many an
American girl is that she assumes the
"take a good look" attitude too much
of the time.
We have the conviction that it is
true that if hell was turned upside
down it would be found marked
"Made in Mississippi."
Precisely what part has the vice
President of the United States played
n the weighty councils that have de
cided the country's fate?
Whew, that looked bad for a minute!
The headline said "Turks take
Datum," and at first blush it looked
This is one year that the ultimate
consumer must order his coal and ice
it the same time.
They tell us that no Negro mechanic 1
need apply for work at the Powder
Plant. Can this be true?
It has been decided not to move the
axis of the earth. Buy your winter
There ought to be a bin in South '
Carolina to hold Cole Blease. A sort
of has bin, so to speak. ,
AN OPEN LETTER TO HIS EXCEL
LENCY, GOVERNOR TOM C. RYE
The Lexington Lynching wnat win
The Governor Do?
A Plea for Justice and Fair Play.
To His Excellency, Governor Tom C
Hye, State Capitol,
In order that you may know who
' it is that is addressing you, I will '
j naee, a slave of slave parents, who,
H.ioIlf!e,i to one' of the most prom- 1.
!inent families of the state a family
that was not among the wealthiest,
1 nave SI,mU my me 111 , u, " len"
, 1Urfs(!C Hence I have lived among
white people all my life.
In act. one 01 tne sons 01 u.-
t nirii uhiwt fnmiiipy. mentioned aoove.
! shared with me. that nourishment
. . CJ.h,.
nuoii 01 prucucu uiiiuus wuiukiu
white neonle with which I am not
I thoroughly familiar. Hence I do not
i hail from across the water, nor even
from across the Ohio River. I am,
thoroughly Southern. I have passed
the fifty-year mark, therefore I have
I so"10 considerable time to study
; the life of the people, both white and
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IMK W.m WilUtH ( u
1 fnim mv infnncv
1 have been a minister of the gos-
pel lor iniriy-uigni uaia. 1 ,
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henn twice caned 10 me nresiueiicy
of a college, and served in that
' capacity II f teen years. I am now
serving as presiding elder or tne
1 . 1. k r 1. ..mi- l- 1 .. I fl U A f I
Nasiivuie iminu, . 1 u-
c.ii Methml st En sconal Church.
-,;..,,,. cnnfprence I reside in
rnt, city of Nashville today.
Governor, another Negro has been
ivncliPil in Tennessee in the beau-
uiu-nen in Hiintusa, 111 im. uoau
t ful little city of Lexington. This was
d(me withln loS8 than three months
aia(ter the horrible and brutal butch-
; cry of the Negro at Estill Springs,
and within less than two weeks after
h.,.i hQ ,.nvoitn,l iinnn hv thp
jucal aUtnorftie8 0f Franklin County,
to take official cognizance of the
NASHVILLE GLOBE, FRIDAY APRIL 26,
Fd Nt- Naahvill. Trna.
ran the Negro down, and that when
he was finally captured he was
"unconscious," or nearly dead, having
been wounded by a certain "former
sheriff," and having turned his own
gun on himself, rather than be taken
and suffer such torture as he knew
awaited him at the hands of the
Not satisfied to allow the wretch
to die, as he was doubtless breathing
his last, the "posse" deliberately
turned their victim over into the
hands of an "orderly" infuriated
crowd of "respectable citizens," who
proceeded to hang him, then drag
" ,K'a(11 lu',,y ro"mJ the vhx m "
full of bullets 150 or 200 and
them burn it like any other inhabi
tants' of the Fiji Islands would do.
(iovernor. it is said by the re
porters that the first intention of the
mob, was to hang the man on the
Tinted States flag pole that Hag
which is the emblem of freedom and
equality before the law. That it was
not done, is 110 fault of the mob. The
irony of the situation in our beloved
stat(', ()lat there should reside within
our bounds, even one white man,
who is so far lost to respect for the
llag. that he would haul it down and
hang on the llag pole in its stead, tin
American citizen who had been slain
hv a band of outlaws.
Governor, you informed a large
delegation of colored citizens, a lew ;
weeKs ago. mat vou were powerless
(() a(.( jn ;) Mgo wft -ro a m()b ()f
white citizens had formed to lynch a
Negro. Probably that accounts for
this second lynching, following so
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soon alter that declaration.
itls a irroat nitv that the laws and
constitution of the great state of
icnnessoo snouici create 1110 omce 01
Governor and then make him onlv a
It is a greater pity that the record
shows that the population of the state
of Tennessee seems to bo made up of j
,1,,, ti-nrut 1inintit ff oniiittv 1,1 tlita .
tlu! worst lenient of society in this
country, "etnicsse is a record-hreak-
er for savagery among its dominant
There was a time when I took de
light in saying to my friends as I
met them throughout the country,
that I was a Tennessean. God knows
I am now ashamed to say it. 1 am
thoroughly ashamed of the criminal
record of my native state, the state
I have grown to love so well.
Governor, we have boys at the
front, and others still preparing to go
going to fight, that this country may
he made safe for democracy. We,
Mm 1,-1, Inc.; aro nvnpntoil tn nrirH
them to go, and lay down their lives
and help put the Huns oufof bust-
ness, oecausu 01 111s nivurb insiiiiti,
that men, women and children shall
be henceforth free, having the right
Ill UlU, Mill! I IV HUM lV IJU.nu.l OL
piness. That men have a square deal
before the law. That is the story we
Governor, in the face of such hap-
penings as the Estill Springs mob
are trving to tell our boys. But
and the Lexington burning, our task it becomes necessary to use tne auui
is a difficult one torium as a recitation room, as some
' We want to give a reasonable an-of the claps rooms cannot be raised
swer to our bovs when they ask. i to the proper temperature. The inter
"Will the flag that cannot protect us I est of the officials was shown in the ,
at home, give us protection abroad?" i situation by the fact that they were
if .1. l nn iho -nromtups wltllln twpntv mm-
,,cl)lyi wnen tney as!ii "Will the flag
that does not seem able to give us
a man s chance now, oe competent
finally heped maRe the world gae
Governor, you as governor and thj
few law-abiding people of Lexington,
-X J rob?i?tVM
tha(. nQ mftgkB were use(1 by any one
Certainly then, some members of the
mot) couiu easuy oe lueuuiieu. we,
the Negro people of the state, will
watch with much interest, the action
of the governor of that state in this
matter, and God grant that you may
i be guided by the council of Him who
said in His inspired words, "Right
eousnes3 exalteth a Nation, but sin
is a reproach to any people."
J. A. JONES, Presiding Elder,
N. Nashville Dist.. A. M. E. Church.
Bonnie Richardson and Elmyra
Buchanan, 316 Van Buren St.
Sir Walter Shelby and 'iommie tl.
smitn. I6t lum Ave., a.
Ernpst R SU)ves an(, EateUa LoujHe
Cannon, 422 Jo Johnson.
Wallace McNary and Sammie May
Cedell, 1308 Pearl St.
: Georgia Higgs, 53 years. City Hos
1 Alice Gordan, 11 days, 1311 Clin
, ton st.
t.h rri.i 00 out
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iiosanna Block, 26 years, 1U14 Mc -
Ellena Hart, 3 months, 412 Bran-
nam st '
nntp Monro 1 r, vear. 11th!
; Jd'a Mcnairy, 6 years, 1107 Stevens
Edgar and Willie Yates, 1G27 State
Alhnl4 anH InuiiTih no Ga,v 1,1011
1 ". v.-,, v.
Harding St., girl.
! Carl and Mary Bramlett, 913 Ver-
EVENTS AT PEARL HIGH.
n Friday night, April 20th, will
ue liel(1 'the niost successful intra-
school debate in the history of the;
iugn iscnooi. ine coniesianis nave
.i,,hi i.0j j v.h
been throughly ctrached and both
sides seemis .evenly matched. ' Mrs.
E. M. Dickerson, Prof. R. S. Harris,
and Dr. K G. hmlth, the three teach-
era who have bad the debater? in
lralnlnr. flrp. iWpll ntensed with the
progress the young people have made!
and believe that the general public j
will be satisfied with the results on,
the night of the debate. The follow-
ing is the complete program
1 Opening . Chorus-"A Spring
2 Invocation Rev. S. L. McDow
ell, Pastor First Baptist Church.
3 Instrumental Solo '"Phantom
Caprice." Annie lA Hemphill.
4 First ' Affirmative Tiny Bel
5 First Negative Benjamin F.
6 Vocal Solo Selected, Queenie
7 Second Affirmative Mattie Eliza
8 Second Negative General L.
y Music "The Alphabet," Girls
10 Third Affirmative -Mabel Annet
ta McGuvock. ,
11 Third Negative James P. Hull.
Treble Cleft Club.
12 Music "The Rosary," The
13 Decision of Judges.
11. Closing Chorus "The Merry
The following well known educa
tors will net as judges: Prof. H. H.
Mavnard, of Roser Williams Univer
sity; Prof. J. U. E. Bowen. Jr., of
Walden University." and Prof. J. L.
White of A. and I. State Normal.
The Utopian literary
Responding to the demand of the
puI,ilSi t,at a literary society should
1)0 ovsanjzed in the high school,
which demand has been nguateci uj
the High School VoieY', the school
paper, edited by George Core, darts
111, Prof. Richard Harris called the
pupils together in room 300 and pre
sented the subject to them. As a re
sult: the Utopian Literary Society,
an organization which had a brief
but successful career at the old
Pearl High School, was reorganized
with the following olficers elected:
V C. Jones. President; Ruby Law
rence, Vice President; Meomarta C.
jlose' S00retary George YV. Gore,
The first effort of the society will
be to entertain the debaters and the
participants in the drama "Trouble
at. Satterlees," with a Spring fete at
the German-American Hall on Friday
night, May 3rd. The proceeds of the
fete will go toward swelling the fund
for the stage curtain and Victrola.
The following persons will serve as
chaperons: Mesdames F. G. Smith,
G. K. Washington, F. A. Randalls, A
iJ. McGavoclc and Miss E. J. Terry.
' p1,8. ,h
! "earl Hign,
1 .,, .;n, ant t t Kpvps
J? company Doren. the Biai-
. r,lt oVinla
j Manager of the City Sch ools.
Mr. Ucand Hume, Chairman o f Ex
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CllllVB Ul II" I I'L tt'c ill Hie
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days agd. They came in response to
a from the principal to look into
, the heating plant, which was not
working satisfactorily. On cold davs
utes after the distress signal was
sent out. While here, other matters
j were gone into, and it will be but a
Snori unie ueioie sumo ubcucu
provemento win oe seen nere.
The Pearl High
The firm of Lebeck Bros, is taking
unusual pains in' the making of the
lnrgp fteen ve'nir stage curtain
for thsi school. The principal, facul
ty, students and patrons hope to see
it in place on the night of the debate.
Several additions have been mude to
the curtain at the suggestion of Mr.
Bruce, of the Lebeck firm, which,
while making the curtain more ex
pensive, will emiance its beauty.
Fireside School recognition service
" , "
side School Training Classes were
i.i.i ml A n,l 1 OHMi 101(1
flt g 0,clck p m t ,he y M. C. A.,
j corner Cedar and 4th Avenue.
Song Training Classes.
1 Sc'ntnre Reading Rev. S. L.
Song Training Classes.
Braver Dr. E. M. Lawrence.
"Hear Me Praying" Training
Roll Call of Clubholdcrs-Mrs. M. H.
Renort of Fireside School Training
Classes for 1917-1918 Miss Alice
I Bible Drill Morning Class
:C '.nn,1 IJlo Htn" Tl-oln
' s' u,,;M .ii
1 ing Classes.
I rtlle Exercise Evening Class. .
I Song Union Glee Club.
Address Dr. A. M. Townsend.
"Walk Together Children" Train
Awarding of Certificates Miss Ada
Closing Prayer and Benediction
Dr. R. II. Boyd.
Members of Training Classes.
Mrs. S. A. Alfred, Mt. Nebo Bap-
Mrs. Delia Crowder.
Mrs. C. H. Fuqua.
Miss Rhoda L. DcMoss
Miss Ethel G. Scales.
Mrs. Lena Thomas.
Mrs. Srah Tucker.
n .1 .
Mrs. Ida Campbell, Kayne Avenue
Mrs. M. D. Carey.
Mrs. Frances Harris.
Mrs. A. H. Martin.
, Mra M. Thnmiwnn.
Mrs. Anna Brldgewater, Mt. Olive
Mrs. Josie A. Britt.
Mrs. Mary Brown.
Mrs. Minnie Easley.
Mrs. W. II. Hayward.
Miss Josephine E. Hill.
A NEST EGG
stored away with us and constant
ly being added to and piling up
interest which Veeps compound
ing, will surely put you iu posi
tion where you will be independ
ent later on. We ask you to open
your initial savings account with
us. We pay 4 per cent, compound
ONE CENT SAVINGS BANK
Nashville, : . Tennenee.
Mrs. Lapsley, Pleasant Green Bap
tist. Mrs. M. M. Lee.
Miss Hattle V. Minnis.
Mrs. Ethel Perkins.
Mrs. Fannie Richardson.
Mrs. E. T. Brown, Spruce Street
Mrs. Fannie Clayborn.
Mrs. Natalie Looper.
Miss Rhoda Pugh.
Mrs. Mary Stevenson.
Mrs. M. F. D. Alexander, Clark
Memorial M. E.
Mrs. Amy Barton.
Mrs. E. T. McAdoo.
Mrs. Sophie T. Wingfield.
Mrs. Lizzie Ballentine, Fifteenth
Mrs. Paraleo Hughes.
Mrs. Cordelia Miller.
Mrs. Mollie Smith.
Mrs. Hannah Allison, First Bap
tist, East Nashville.
Mrs. Ida Cage.
Mrs. Ella Redmond.
Mrs. Julia Dabney.
Mrs. Ruth Banks, Sylvan Street
Mrs. Mary Franklin.
Mrs. Mollie Lane.
Mrs. Maria Morgan.
Mrs. Susie J. Carter, First Baptist,
8th Ave., N.
Sirs. A. D. Hurt.
Mrs. Lessie Darker. First Holiness.
Mrs. Elizabeth Robinson.
Mrs. G. 11. Cumminss, New Hope
Miss Elizabeth D. Curry.
Mrs. Ruth Bunder. North Sixth
Mrs. Mollie Herrod.
Mrs. Mary F. Garden, St. John A.
Mrs. Arvilla Smith.
Mrs. Maria Boyd.
Miss Ozell Skinner.
Mrs. Maggie Polk, Third Avenue
Miss Minnie M. Tolk.
Mrs. Josie Pennington, Zion Bap
tist. Mrs. Frances Polk.
Mrs. T. M. Rucker, Bass Street
Mrs. Jennie Lee Harding, Gay
Mrs. Ellen Floyd, Gordon Chapel
Mrs. John Ridley, Hopewell Bap
tist. Mrs. Sallie Murphy, Mt. Giload
Mrs. Maggie Turner, Mt. Zion
Mrs. Esther Malone, Primitive
Mrs. "iiettie Rucker, Tabernacle
Mrs. Ida Perkins, Trinity Episco
pal. Mrs. Priscilla Bryant, St. Luke
Miss Maggie Jackson, Seay Chapel.
Certificates to be Awarded.
Miss Ruth M. Banks.
Mrs. Maria v13oyd.
Mrs. Josie T. Britt.'
Mrs. Anna Burch.
Mrs. Mary F. Carden.
Mrs. Fannie Clayborn.
Mrs. Julia Dabney.
Mrs Frances M. Fox.
Mrs. Mollie Lane.
Mr. Carnelius Lane.
Mrs. Martha Pryor.
Miss Rhoda A. Pugh.
Mrs. Fannie C. Richardson.
Mrs. Tennessee Satterfield.
Mrs. Sophia T. Wingfield.
(Third Year Reading Class.)
Miss Luella M. Hoyle.
The Hiwassee Presbytery of the C.
P. Church convenes here Thursday of
this week. Rev.. W. S. Bishop, Mod
erator, Prof. W. D. ' Eddington and
wife are in New York in the employ
of the U. S. Government and will
hardly be present as usual. The ab
sence of Mrs. Bettie Bonner will also
be consplcious. The Pythians anni
versary will be celebrated here next
Sunday the 28th at Mt. Bethlehem
Baptist Church. Rev. E. W. Wil
liams will preach the annual sermon.
Mr. Luther O. Cummings, C. C, is
greatly encouraged about the meet
ing. Grand Lecturer, Prof. A. F.
Shocklfiv. for Grand Division. East
'Tennessee, met the MatBons.in their
hall on the evening of the 13th and
made quite a hit in his new field.
Miss Mattie Mai McGavock of 2515
Alameda Street, Bpent .Sunday in
Springfield, the guest of" her grand
mother, Mrs. Mattta Bnrlett and
other relatives and friends. She re
ports a pleasant stay.
Mrs. Mollie A. Cheatham of Meri
dian, Miss., was called to the city on
account of the illness and death of
her netce. Miss Floretta Keeble. She
will remain for an indefinite stay with
her mother, Mrs. Ellen Winston, 807
71 h Ave., S.
The many friends and pupils of. Miss
Clara Louise Lowe, 2.r06 Jefferson,
St., are glad to welcome her back to
her post of duty. She is recuperating
from a severe attack of lagrippe.
Miss Lowe is one of Nashville's Imost
popular young ladies. She has the
pleasure of teaching one of the
largest primary Sunday school
classes of girls in the city and also is !
a primary teacher in the public schools
of the city. j
Miss Elizabeth Scribner of 805 1-2 !
State street is now in Columbia vis-:
1 Ring her mother and other relatives
and friends. We all hope she will
have a pleasant trip and return soon,
Mrs. Albert Roberts is ill and has
been in bed for two weeks at her
home, 170S Sixth aventie, Nor'h. Her
many friends wish her a, speedy re -
Mr. Hughss Roberts will leave for
the ( camp April ?9 to serve his coun -
try.' He has been with the Nance -
Remy Printing Company for eight
vpfirs and nnw wants to do some -
thing for Uncle Sam and thinks that
he will maVe as goou--t
hA AIA n AmnlnvML
m som Phiiiirm nf Indianapolis,
Ind., spent the week-end as guest ot
her sister-in-law. Mrs. Wm. Mclln
Tvre. "Mrs. rhtllips was here on a
very sad mission, that of bringing
the remains of her hsbuand which
were carried to Murfreesboro, Tenn..
and laid to rest. Mr. Phillips had
many relatives and friends in and
around Nashville who will regret to
hear the sad news.
TO ESTABLISH AN INDUSTRY FOR
THE COLORED JIAGJS.
Bishop Scott and Mr. J. C. Napier
invited Mr. M. I. Sobol or New York,
who is here in the Interest of the
National Industrial League, a co
operative industrial fraternity, to es
tablish an industry for the colored
race and thus make producers out ot
consumers, to manufacture the arti
cles such as men's shirts and 1 neck
wear, and ladies' waists and dresses,
and to teach men and women who
will become members of the fratern
ity the trades on the section system.
ECHOES OF RHODAO COLLEGE.
514 Tenth Ave., S.
All departments are busy Many
orders are recelevd in mail order de
partment. Mrs. Eva Hogans. a visi
tor from Clarksville, Tenn., has been
heartily welcomed by the Rnodao
force. Her words of encouragement
were also enjoyed.
Miss Grace Washington of tne
Fireside School, cousin of Madam
Rhoda, is among the many callers.
Ladies desiring good corsets
should have them fitted. Thescare
the best health corsets on market.
They relieve you of kidney disease,
rheumatism, asthma, female trouble,
etc Some who are wearing them
are Mrs. Marv Allen Cnruthers, Mrs.
.Tencv Cole. Mrs. Etta Jenkins, Rev.
J H. Harding, sleeping cap for
nervousness. Mrs. Nannie Dickson
and many others.
' Women who have goetre an dthicK.
necks should wear electrical throat
protector. Quick relief guaranteed.
Call and see or write at once.
Girls and ladies, also general pub
lic are cor-lially welcome.
Mrs. Emma Whittaker. 1047 S
First street, is one of the many
agents who is doing wonderful busi
ness She is a prize anions the
Rhodno force and a very intelligent
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to thank our friends for
their kindness and care during the
illness and death of our daughter,
niece and granddaughter, also for the
many beautiful designs which be
speak vnur sympathy for us.
'Mrs. Ella Stratt, Louisville, Ky.
Mrs. Ellen Winston.
Mrs. Mollie Cheatham,
Dr. Jas. Winston, Chicago, 111.
. Miss Georgia Winston.
Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Bright.
Miss Lena Winston.
CARD OF THANKS.
We take this opportunity of thank
ing our dear friends and neighbors
for the many expressions of sympa
thy and condolence in the loss of our
beloved daughter, sister, cousin and
niece, Helena, and bIbo for the many
beautiful floral designs.
Prof, and Mrs. C. B. Lowe, Sr.
and little daughter. '
Chas. B. l!owe, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Carter, Sr.
Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Hawkins.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Carter, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. W. H. Ballad
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Barksdale.
East Nashville K. of P. and Courts
of Calanthe will have a grand rally
at First Baptist Church, East Nash
ville, Sunday, April 28th at 3 o'clock.
All Lodges,. Courts and Juveniles and
friends are invited to assist us in
this financial effort. Music will be
furnished by the choir. Sermon by
Rev. H. L. P. Jones, pastor ot St,
Paul A. M. E. Church. R-jv. Preston
Taylor, Master of Ceremonies, J. T.
Shelby, Chairman. Mrs. Wayne War
CARD OF THANKS.
We take this method of expressing
our heartfelt thanks and sincere ap
preciation to our host of friends for
their many expressions of sympathy
and beautiful floral designs so gra
ciously given to us during the long ill-'
ness and death of our beloved hus
band, fpther, brother and uncle, John
Hanna, May the heavenly Father
ever watch over and protect each of
Mrs. Cora Hanna. Wife.
Miss Lettie Mai Hanna, Daughter.
Mr. Frank Hanna, Rro'her.
Mr. Felix Hanna,' Brother. Louis
Little Miss Florence Kealing,
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