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NASHVILLE A CITY OE OPPORTUNITY-THE LEADING NEGRO JOURNAL IN TENNESSEE.
NASHVILLE. TENJC FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27,
52 YEARS OF RE
Mt. Zion Has Stood
Over Half of a
DR. R. H. BOYD AT
WILL BE GUEST OF
C1L OF DEFENSE
Dr. Wells Resigns
Mrs. Hale Will
Negroes Have Mon
ster Parade In
Rule Working Beau--tifully-Changes
to be Made
jfcjllcn at Concen-
Dr. Edw. P. Jones at
Mt. Olive Bapt.
Colored Y. M. C. A.
Scene of Great
MEETING OF COUN
BAPTISTS OF CITY
MAII STRIKING BANKERS DIS
PLAYED, GENERAL NEWS OF CITY,
New Orleans, La. Tho Negroes of
New 'Orleans gave evidence of their
patriotism last Wednesday night iu
a -monster parade through tv prin
cipal streets of the business distri't
Tne parade was Biased to stimulate
registration Thursday. Several hr.ia
played martial alia, and many banners !
ucaiiug uauiouc inscriptions were
milieu Q.y mo marchers. Every
u.aii.ucr uarrieu an American nag.
Amone th t . l- .7- V " ' '
wero- cfj w """""6 uaunersjio give lniorraation relative to war
d by ur President," work.
WT " i0 L' Kaiser Tho resignation of Dr. Wells as no-
v-n Vf? 9.a"s Us" "Col- tlonal chairman of South Nashville
ored Man no Slacker." i wns afPPtltPrt with t,,m, e,
Represented in the parade were
clubs and fraternal orsaniza-
A squad Of Stevedores whn :
??'fhingx,,n "ance anfi lnK able t0 Set Mr. J. H. Hale, sup
SSi.. i gu,ers Naval Training ierintendent of the Millie Hale Hos-
"1" "c""cu i" paraue. rney were ,
ouuie 01 tne WOODS who hnlH th
great docks In France.
' The Flint-Goodridge Hospital was
visited last week by Prof. Ben Smith
and Dr. Cruzot, both of whom were
greatly pleased with the work being
Mrs. Bnckly, missionary ot the M.
k. Church, was a prominent visitor
Dr. Frederick brought in ssveral
patients upon whom he operated, as
sisted by Drs. Jones and Dunning.
A birthday party given by Misses
Morgan and Charles, two of our sen
wr nurses, was enjoyed last Monday
night. Recitations, songs and games
were amusements. We are sorry
that the, other nurses have stopped
Mrs. E. Perrault, of Beaumant,
Texas, mother of one of our senior
nurses, visited the hospital last week.
Rev. Chinn is conducting a very
successful camp meeting in which
thousands of people, white and col
ored, are hearing the gospel preached
and many are beine; saved.
Rev. W. M. Roberson, pastor of the
St. Roberson Baptist Church, is still
doing a good work for the Lord and
humanity. Two members were re
ceived on September 7th and two chil
dren christened on September 15th
We were all glad to have Dr. E. L.
Dunnings from the Flint Goodridge
-r r-if iHinrn i wirn ita nH .n .. .
- ua iiu wo UIV e&pBCL
nig io nave mm address us in
The Home Mission under the lead
ership of Sister Mary Hill donated a
bell and a table-cover to the church.
The anniversary of the churoh will
begin on the 5th Sunday in Septem
ber and continue until the third of
October. Refreshments will bo serv
ed. Committee on Arrangements is:
Mary Hill, Emma Poter, Fannie Cole
man, Sallie Richardson, Henrietta
Perry, Chas. Williams, Walter San
ders, Pleas Darby:
The members wish to thank Sister
Mary Hill for releasing Bro. Williams
from prison for failure of having his
Baptising on the second Sunday at
Rev. R. Porter's church on Sixth St.
Sermon preached by the pastor, Matt.
26:39, "And he went a little tit fur
ther and all the. hearts were rejoic
ing." Tulane Avenue Baptist Church. N. 0.,
Sunday services were conducted by
Rev. J. W. Tobias, assisted bv Rev.
A. Washington. There were two able
discourses delivered by the former,
' REV. L. DRANE VISITS NASH
Rev. h. Drane, D. D., of Chicago, 111.,
was in the city for two days this
week. He came here direct from
points in Texas where he went to
fspend his vacation. "Prior to going
1 to Texas he was in attendance at
the National Baptist Convention that
held its recent session at Little Rock,
Rev. Dr. Drane is well known in
this citv, as ho was formerly pastor
of the Tabernacle Baptist Church
when it was located on- Eighth ave
nue. From this city he was called
lo a larger field at Chattanooga,
where he pastored for a number of
years, but upon leavinsr Chattanooga
he was called to tfie Friendship Bap
tist Church of Chicago, III., where he
. enjoys the distinction of having one of
, the largest congregations of the West
Side. Dr. Drane is also chairman of
the B. Y. P. U. Board under the Na
tional Baptist Convention (unincorporated).-
He said this week that his
Board made a wonderful showing at
the Little Rock Convention, as their
report was evidence of this fact, show
ing that thousands of Unions had
been revived as well as organiezd, and
that they were supplying them with
every kind of literature necessary for
the success and the prosecution of
their work. Dr. Drane said the peo
ple of Chicago had presented an in
vitation for the 1919 session of tho
Snndav School Congress to be held in
rkim.n v, i. '
, u.t,v mm burn, una ui 111H prilUS
objects for coming was to personally
put an invitation in the hands of the
Board having charge of the matter.
He snent one day in Columbia, Tenn;,
the home of his wife, as it will be
recalled he married a Miss Goldie
Perry, vrho was also on a visit south
iw uci iciaures in uoiumDia.
. MR. J. L. BAKER, GETS FUR
LOUGH ...,; I. ;
Mr. J, L. Baker of the 24th Infantry
Company, who has been stationed at
Columbus, N. M., will be the welcome
guest of hip parents ,Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Baker, of 836 Vernon street. Mr.
Baker will arrive in the cltr about
the 15th of October. He has been
with this company about five years
and ha made good.
WEIGHING STATIONS TO BE OPEN
ED, HEADQUARTERS ON CEDAR ST.
Thn Council of Defense had a splen
did meeting Wednesday at their head
quarters ou Cedar street. Several
Chairman made special reports
Mrs. Morgan of East Nashville . de
serves special mention, and at an
early date the reports of the chairman
given In full. Monday, Sept.
the headquarters of the Coun
cil of Defense will be open contin
uously, and there will be some one
ha hnen vpr hninf,,i i .n ,VQ
activities throughout the city. The
iv.nnnii i, v, . v.
pital, to succeed Dr. Wells. Mrs.
Hale has offered to open and furnish
a weighing Btation for the ChiH's Wel
fare of the Council of Defense, which
shows a great patriotic spirit
On Wednesday, September 25th, the
pastors of every church in the city
are asked to appoint five ladies to
meet as a war committee at the Coun
cil of Defense headquarters at 3:30
o'clock. Friday, September 27th, the
weighing and measuring of all col
ored babies will take place at the
headquarters under the supervision
ot the Child's Welfare department,
assisted by the Parent Teacher's As
sociation. The presidents of all pa
rent teacher's associations are asked
to assist in this movement. See that
the babies are brought to headquar
ters on that date.
STATE FAIR CLOSES.
After a successful run, the Tennes
see State Fair closed its 191S exhibi
tion at Cumberland Park Saturday.
In connection with the Fair this vear
there was a department for the Col
ored people, which was under the I
management of a special committee
ot ladies in the city. Exhibits of al-
most ver, description from needlo-
work throueh the riiitnarv rt
to aerlculture wnre ninned m.t I
by the women, who seemed to take
a deep interest in displaying what
they had been able to accomplish. A
numner ot rewards were given to the
cAmuiiurs ana quite a lew Dlue rib
bons were passed around as first
SPLENDID DONATION TO TUSKE
Tuskegee, Ala., Sept. J&1.--Dr. Robt
R. Moton, Principal of Tuskegee In
stitute, announced today the receipt
or $1,200 from Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Malone, Executive Heads of the Poro
College of Hair Culture. St. Louis,
Mo. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Malon have
for a number of years manifested
great Interest in the work of Tuske
gee and have on a number of occa
sions contributed to the work
The Poro College is one of the
most successful business enterprises
owned and operated by colored peo
ple. It is said that they employ near
ly 100 young men and women at the
St. Louis office and factory, and do
an average annual business ot $250,-
PROF. ALLISON IN THE CITY.
Prof. 'A. J. Allison of Albany, Ga
formerly a product of Nashville, was
In the fity for a few days to visit
his mother and friends. Durins the
summer months he has ben visiting
the U. S. training camps to nsaht In
Y. :M. C: A. work. He reports pplen
nid work ,bein-r done along these
lines. He is also making good in his
school work - in Albiny, Ga. His
Nnshville friends wish him much suc
cess and trupt he will see us aealn
AND MRS. PATTERSON GONP
Mr. and -Mrs. Chas. Patterson of
Chatlanoo.ga have gone to Washing
ton, D. C, to nter their sister, Ma
rion Darnett. in Howard University.
She possesses unusual intellectual
ability, having already comnleted the
city school w"rk with credit. Miss
Barnett also ha-i a very pleasing dis
position. Mr. p'l Mrs. Patterson will
spend about fo'"- weeks visiting
points of ihlereat...
MISSES POPE LEAVE CITY.
MisBes Julia Mi'one and Mary Lee
Pope left the cit- Mondav evening for
Chicago. Thev wi'l spend a few days
In the' "Windy City" as the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Gleaves of
Rhodes avenue and" other, relatives
and friends. later they will leave
Chicago for Minneapolis, Minn., to
Join' their brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Pope, to make
their future home. The Misses Pope
have a host of friends that regret
to see them leave the city.
GOLDEN JUBILEE OF BISHOP
B. F. LEE, LL. D.
Active Senior Bishop A. M. E. Church.
Interesting indeed were the pro-m-aros
rendered on the occasion of
Bishon Benjamin Franklin Lee's 60th
Anniversery in the (Ministry, which
were rendered during the day, Wed
nesday at the A. M. B. S. S., Union,
nd at nlPht at St. Paul A M. E.
Church., There were perhaps more
prominent divines ot the Connection
from points throughout the United
States present in this cltv on this
occasion than them haev been at anv
time prior. On account of the dif
ferent conferences betig in session in
most of the Districts, some of the
FROM NON-ESSENTIAL TO ESSEN
TIAL, THIRTY DAYS TO HND JOB.
'Work or fight" regulations have
oeen nigniy effective in directing la-1
bor fiom nonessential to essential oc-1
cupauons, accorumg 10 reports that
have reached tho Department of La
Draft board members also believe
that the regulations have had the full
result expected of them. The "work
or fifcht" rule went liHo offs t July I,
and iar.ge numbers of store clerks.
tneater ushers, bartenders and wait-
era were confronted with tho alterna-:
no n...n.. i .
Ui uuuiuB euiiuuj mcui m war
work or being inducted Into the
By October, it is expected, the full
effect of the measure can be per
ceived, for by that time doubtful cases
will have been cleared up and the
Employment Service will have had
an opportunity to show what it can
Many clerks and others who were
thrust out of their former jobs were
really much pleased once they had
adapted themselves to the situation,
for they found larger pay awaiting
them in their new work, and a con
sciousness that they were serving the
Nation directly proved an inspiration
One problem was presented in the
case of clerks, men who were skilled
in stenography and typewriting. They
had worked indoors for many years,
and were not adapted to heavy work
in the open.
"They have bten sitting at desks
and are not overstrong," a draft
official explained. ' "It Is hard to get
them work where they will earn any
where near the same amount of
Another difficulty (developed in some
States through laws forbidding the
employment of women in restuurants
at night. Yet waiters were ruled as
holding non-productive Jobs, and the
reBlauranl Keepers paid they were
?naile11.to find, n,en fbove dratt a6e
todo tne work; L
Mun vMermuglven A0 days to find
new Jbs- Those who, failed to And
tnem were allowed extensions of
time, if it was shown that they had
actually made a serious' effort to obey
the provisions of the regulation.
bishops were unable to be present,
but distinguished representatives of
these Districts brought greetings and
tokens. After the processional by tho
choir, the' following program was
rendered, followed by a reception in
the lecture room:
Hymn Rev. G. R. Norman
Prayer Rev. A. L. Pinkstoc
Address "The Part the, Negro Has
Played in the Spread of Methodism,"
Bishop I. B. Scott, D. D.
MuBic St. Paul Choir
Greetings and Presentations by
Episcopal Districts (.10
1st District Rev. R. 3. Williams 11
2nd District Rev. A. L. Gaines, D.
u., (Baltimore, Md.
3rd District Rev. S. P.'West, D. D.,!ue'n& one of the oldest congregations
Solo1 "Nothing Between," Miss Ge
4 th District Rev. J. H. Harvey, D
D., Louisville, Ky.
5th District Rev. Julian C. Caldwell,
D. D., Missouri Conference
6th District (Name not given)
Solo "Send Me," Mr. A. G. Price
7th District Rev. J. E. Beard. D. D..
Columbia, S. C.
sth District1 Rev. H. H. Buckingham,
D. D., Grenada, Miss.
9th District Rev. J. B. Carter. D. D..
So'o "He Lifted Me," Miss Alberta
10th District (Name not given)
11th District Rev. R. A. Grant, D.
D Jacksonville, Fla.
l?th restrict Rev. V. iM. Towiisend,
D.D. Little Rock. Ark.
MiiiC "The Church Is Moving On,"
St. Paul Choir
13th District Prof. John R. Hawkins.
Washington, D. C. -lth
DisfM (Name turi iven)
15th District Rev. T. D. Scott, D. D.,
Presentation on behal'-of CmmoU of
Bishops, Bishop C. S. Smith. D. D
Mrs. Jet Bragg of Detroit, Mich.',
Is the honored guest o' her sister,
Mrs. W. B. VaWr, 1130 Jeffenon
utreet. The msnv friends of Mrs.
Bragg, welcome her home.
MORTGAGE AT LAST IS BURNED
M. BROWN IS "REilEMBERED.'1
In the presence of a veYy inspiring
audience the Mt. Zion Baptist Church
people burned their mortgage last
Sunday afternoon. The ceremony in
cident to the burning of the mortgage
was indeed impressive. In fact, it
wns preceded by a Golden Jubilee
celebrating the fifty-second anniversa
ry of the church. It benan Wednes
day night, September 18th, with a
lospel strmon preached by Rev. N.
T. Stoner, pastor of tho Mt. Gilond
rtantist church. pnor h .jro for.
. . ; i --r.
ne Mai Jones. Solo, Miss Hazel Hvd'. I
and from that lime until Monday
jnicht one excellent program after an
other covering tho well-laid plans of
REV. J. A. BROWN,
Pastor Mt. Zion Baptist Church,
whose great work has put him in
front rank of Baptist pastors
Dr. J. A. Brown, the pastor, pvin d
the success that has meant much to
Thursday night, Dr. H. A. Alfred
pastor of-Mt. Nebo Baptist Church,
delivered a sermon in behalf of the
OUR PATRIOTIC DUTY.
In Order to help win the war, tlie War Industries Board
has asked all newspapers to assist in the conservation of
paper; and to reduce the size of their paper for several
issues that will save the paper output. The Nashville
Globe is patriotic andi s willing to do its bit' in winning the
war. We are asking therefore, our patrons to accept the
Globe only one half size this week we will crowd in as
much neivs as possible. Let us win the war for World's
Democracy by helping the Government in what ever way
they may ask us to do. .
THE NASHVILLE GLOBE.
W yK f
Auxiliary and Pastor's Aid. Paper by
Mrs. .Katie Norton. Chorus by Aux
Friday night, Dr. W. S. Islington,
pastor of the First Baptist Church,
: IJaat Nashville, delivered a sermon in
behalf cf the Deacon and Trus:ee
L'oaid. Paper by Miss Mattie B ,'il-
For fifly-two years the church has
been under a heavy mortgage and
was constantly being embarrassed by
Its creditors until finally in Septem
ber 28, 1914, the present pastor. Rev.
J- A- Brown, was called and accepted
! the call. He found a heavy debt and
an old mortgage of J3.542.82 in nddi
I'ion to a number of other obligations
Hiat augmented the tatal to something
i"1 tne nejgnoornooa of ?5,000. This
in the city, having been organized
ana pastored by Rev. Jordan Brans
ford back in the early days of the
Baptist history of Nashville, many
were rejoicing in the accomplishments
of Dr. Brown and his officers, so that
when the announcement was made
that the mortgage burning would take
place a number of people were at-
! traded. Mt. Zion Church has been
pastored by only eight men in the
I "fty-two years in their order named:
Revs. Jordan Brausford, W, S. An
' uersoi, W. L. Blackshear, J. M. Ma-
si, S. A. ' Matthews, B. F. Farrell,
W. R. Christian, J. A. Brown. Just
how long these various men served
13 not accurately given out, hut nil
seem that the work of the present
pastor. Rev. Brown, has met with per
haps more favorable comment and he
seems to hive the full co-operation o!
the ministers Wr the city. He has
been Active anohis maste--hand has
been felt even in the auxiliaries con
nected with the church.: He has been
i strong supporter of the Sunday
S hoo' Congi-ess, a great worker in
the Stone River Association and one
of the nrlme movers in the Baptlsl
S'at? Contention, and onlv recently
nt the National Baptist Convention
held in Little Rnck. Ark., he , was
honored wfth further obligations for
lb" denomination. , ,
The committee on amusements
headed by Mrs. Mary Folder as chair
" m: the rnmmit'ne on reception,
with Mrs. Mattie Mayherry as chat-
"NEGROES' PA I ROITISM" SUBJECT
HE COMPLIMENTED SELECTMEN,
Selected men out at tho Concentra
tion Camp at Fisk University heard
the Rev. it. 1L Uoyd, D. D., the sec
retary and founder ot the National
Haiitist Publishing Board, in p. spec
ial address at 4:15 Monday afternoon.
An effort had been madt for some
time to have him talk to these se
lected men that represent some of
the host who come fiom the various
iuiik's throughout tho state, but on
account of his many engagements it
Had been impossible to get him before
. . .
worflay: but ut this hour hundreds of
He men were held spellbound by the
able address of what the Baptists
claim as the leader in their ranks
and one of the citizens who stands
very high in the estimation of the
people of Nathville.
Dr. Boyd spoke on' the Negro's
patriotism, his loyalty and devotion to
his country and his flag. He told the
men how each and every one was an
Ideal In the economical and home life
of the nation. He paid a glowing
tribute to them for their courage,
told them how the citizens ot Nash
ville had abiding faith in them and
how the people knew they would give
full account of themselves for the
stewardship of tho life and liberties
of the millions that would be en
trusted into their hands.
"I want to commend you men as
the bone and. sinew of our line. I
want to pay you a compliment now
and toll you that individually and
collectively the members of the rare
are depending upon you and those
who cime after you to arry out tho
tradition and history that so beauti
fully adorn the pages of volumes on
the shelves of every student in which
we find nblazed glowing achievements
of the Negro in every war that tho
world has ever known.
The members and faculty of the
University, together with the com
mandlng officers, had a special pro
pram which was rendered preceding
the speaker's address.
Prof, and Mrs. E. W. Benton enter
talned with a beautiful dinner party in
honor of Mrs. Jeff Times? nf Tlnfrnlt
Mich., and Mrs. W. M. Martin, of SI
I Paul, Minn., September 24th. '
:i.",i ; the cJiiimitWi .u 'pro-vam, with
.Mis. Emma L. Brown as chairman
never lost an opportunity, to get to
gether in making their preparations
uumplole for a successful celebration.
Dn Suiiuay afternoon, Mr. 1. E.
Gree;;, the master of ceremonies,
made his announcements, then a pro -
gram which consisted of a number of
dxcellent papers and a sermon by the
Itev. C. H. Clark, D. D., was carried
out. Dr. Clark gave one of those
soul-stirring, appreciable gospel ser-
inons that have characterized his
success as a pulpit orator for twenty-
six years in Nashville. He was sup-
jorted by a large number of his own
members. On Sunday night a sacred
concert wa3 given the following pro
'gram was rendered
Awakening Chorus by the choir
Invocation by Rev. A. C. Holder
Scripture reading by the paptor
Solo by Corinne L. Johnson
Duet by Misses Hazel Hyde and Lona
Instruments! solo by Miss Mabel A.
Bass 'solo by Rev. W, B. Burns
Solo by Miss Queenie Mai Arterberry
Reading by Miss Mattie Moore
Chorus by the choir
Mt. Zion Banquet.
Groaning under the weight of eat
ables of almost every description that
would not be contrary to the food
administration, the committee on en
tertainment at the Mt. Zion BaptUt
Church Monday night spread a table
that would do fit to any occasion.
Prepaiations for the banquet had
been quietly under way, yet not much
had been said until after the other
parts of the program for the' week's
celebration of the Golden Jubilee were
''.ompleted. Decorations profuse were
in every part of the house, and those
who were to serve on the program
were in their places on time. When
the maste- of ceremonies for the oc
casion called the house to order the
following program was rendered:
Scripture reading, Rev. J. L. Harding
mvoa:ion, Dr. J. J. Tunstull
Welcome address,' Dr. A. O. Kenney
Paper, Mr. George Dodson
lurninr of the mortgage
WILL SPEAK AT THE ELEVEN
O'CLOCK HOUR, A RARE TREAT.
On Sunday morning at 11 o'clock
Rev. Edward P. Jones, D. D., ol
Vicksburg, Miss., the president of the
National Baptist Convention, will de
liver a special sermon at the Mt.
Olive baptist Church, corner Cedar
street and Ninth avenue. This an
no:ii'Ceu;eiit was made at the liuptiBt
Ministi'tK Conference Mondav morn
ing, when Dr. C. II. Clark called at
tention to the fact that President
Jones would bo in tho city and that
he hrtd invited him to sptaU St his
Dr Jones has been in Nashville a
number of times, but it appears that
this is the first opportunity that has
been given to the church-goin people
to hear this pulpit orator on a gos
pel discourse. Already special music
Is being arranged for the occasion,
and Prof. H. Ii. P. Johnson has been
invited to have his juvenile chorus on I
hand to supplement the regular choir
and to Intersperse selections during
the morning hour. Prof. L. S. Gray,
the chorister, and his choir were re
quested by Dr. Clark to be on hand
early so that a song service would
be given prior to the remilar church
services. In addition to this, several !
distinguished pastors who will be In
the city at the time have been in
vited to participate in the services.
President Jones is an international
character. Aside from his years In
the gospel ministry and in the edu
cational work, ho stands high in fra
ternal matters. Some vcars ago he
was a delegate of the B. M. C. Inde
pendent Order of Odd Fellows to Eng
land and Rpent quite a while travel
ing over Europe. For twentv years
he has been at the head of the Odd
Fellows of the state of Mississippi.
In addition to this he has been a
ereat factor in the development of
the industrial and economical lifs of
the Negroes in this country.
MISS BANDY GOES EAST.
Miss Ruth Ellen Bandy, the at
tractive and accomplished youn?
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. G. H. Han
dy, left the city Sept. 15th for Boston,
M.iss., where she will specialize In
violin and niano in the famous Con
servatory or BoRton. Miss Bnndv he-!
Kan her musical career in Fink and I
Roger Williams Universities. She
also completed her literary course at
Roger, class 1918. Miss Bandy's musi
cal ability gave her prestige and tho
music for c'ass nieht was under her
direction. She was quite popular and
on account, of her charming person
ality was loved by both students and
faculty. Though very voung. Miss
Bnmlv gives nromlse of becoming ono
of Nashville's most celebrated musi
cians. He- many friends are wish
ing for her much success during her
TAKES LEAVE OF THE CITY.
Mrs. M. O. Kenney leaves for
Washington, D. C, where she will
engage in war work in the National
Kducational Training School for Wom
en. Mrs. Kenney is earnestly re
quested to release this work in Wash
ington and eNeeute this same work
in this city. Other cities arc clam
oring for Mrs. Kenney on actount of
Int.. InnvlntindKl.. tnn ,.P -.1 .,
.,.,.1 ni.int.. i) ii'im ... i..., ,
lug her position qpen in case it is!"1 Birmingham. Ala.; Mr Wil
possihle for he,- t, return to them. ; Lia:n Augusta, .a. Mr and Mrs.
m-o !.-.... i i. i ...!.!... . John W. Owen and little sons, John,
..ii r..i.f!i. ... .
work. Her address is 10.'!2 Twelfth
avenue, N. National Training School,
Lincoln Heights, Washington, D. C.
NEW YORK CITY.
Mrs. Charles E. Mason, formerly of
i 1 hicago. who now resides at 85 W
1 street, New York, has tor her
.Buest Miss II. A. Pruitt, of Florence,
! Am- 'M,sfl Prult was for two years
i n teacher in the public schools of
i Columbia, Tenn, She will take a
i short business course while in New
1 York. She also plans to visit rh.j
Inrger cities of the East, including'
Philadelphia, Bnltimore and Wash-
I Ini'ton, D. C. From the capital Miss
Pruitt will go to Montreal. Canaaa
In Montreal she vill be the guest of
her friend, Mrs. Gregory, who will be
remembered as Miss E. K. Johnson
of Columbia. From Montreal she
will go directly to Chicago to viiiit
her brother, who is stationed at
Camp Grant, 111. From thence she
wil return south to spend the re -
malnder of the winter.
PLEDGED TO. TOP-SPEED WORK.
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"Top speed" is the watchword of en tomorrow we must educate them
the 1,500 workers at the California I todav in our gtmng 'Baptist educa
Cotton Mills, In Oakland, Cal.,ao long Monnl Institutions."
as the war lasts. At the clos of his address a splen-
ThPv hnvp iie,ii?Art ovorv .,,. nt contribution wps feasilv raised tor
effort to aid the Government in its
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war work, for the factories are large
ly employed in work for the Army.
They are making cloth, convas,
twine, towels and various other textile
supplies They have contracts tor
two years' ahead.
The mills use no cotton except that
grown in California, in the Imperial
and San Joaquin Valleys. The mills
have purchased this year $15,000,000
worth of this home-grown product.
After the reception the Auxiliary
Progressive Club, the Sunday school
an church at large presented to the
pasl '-8ome valuable presents among
whicil lyere a suit of clothes, a hat,
pair of (hoes and one hundred dollars
PROTEST AGAWST JIM-CR0WISM
ON RAILROADS VIGOROUSLY SADE
A large and enthusiastic patriotic
mass meeting was held last Sunday
afternoon at the colored Y. M. C. A.
building under the auspices ot the
Interdenominational Ministeis' Alli
ance. Four heads of departments ot
war work had been invited to address
the meeting. Theso persons were
Prof. W. J. Hale, of the food conser
vation and War Savings work of the
state; Hon. A. N. Johnson, county
War Savings work; Hon. J. C. Napier,
chairman of the Negro Stato Coun
cil of the National Defense, and Dr
Mattle E. Coleman, head ot the col
ored Women's Branch of the Council
ot Defense. All made rousing speech
es bearing upon their respective de
partments. A feature of the occasion was ibe
presentation of a memorial, consist
ing of a series of complaints aud pr
tests against the jlm-crow system as
Dracticed by the railroads of the
youth. This Instrument was addressed
to Secretary McAdoo, Director-General
of the railroads of the 'Unite
States, and waa Introduced in the
meeting by Dr. J. A. Jones, chairman
of the committee appointed by the
Ministers' Alliance for that purpose.
Speeches by several prominent peo
ple present followed the Introduction
of the paper, all highly endorsing the
movement and pledging their support
in every way to help in pushing the
movement to its final conelaslon.
The meeting consisted of many of
tho leading citizens of the city, all
of whom signed the petition, after it
had been adopted by the unanimous
vote of the body.
On motion of Mr. A. N. Johnson a
committee was appointed to proceed
In person to Washington to present
this matter to the Director-General
The meeting was enlivened by stir
rim? pntriotic and other sacred musk.
Rev. J. H. Smith, president of the
Ministers' Alliance, presided. The
committee to go to Washington will
bo announced later.
DETROIT, MICH., NEWS.
Detroit, Mich., Sept. 20. 1913 Rev.
and Mrs. Henry iMcClain of 505 La-
Belle avenue, Detroit, Mich,, doiiRnt-
fully entertained a number ot friends
Thursday evening, September 19th, in
honor of Mrs. J. A. Johnson, of IVil
Kith avenue, North Nashville, Tenn,
and brother, Mr. J. A. Porter, ot
Boston, Mass. Mrs. Johnson leaves
shortly for her new home in Nashville,
Tenn., after having spent the summer
with her husband, Rev. J. A. John
son. Music and recitations were the
features ot the evening. During tho
evening a delightful ice course was
served. Those enjoying the hospi
tality of Rev. and Mrs. McClain were
Hev. and Mrs. J. A. Johnson of Nash
ville, Tenn.; Mr. J. A. Porter of Bos
ton, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Wright of New Haven, Conn.; Rey.
and Mrs. J. B. Reid of Augujca, Gat.;
Rev. and Mrs. Thos. H. York of Nash
ville, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. Joe G.
Orove of Nashville, Tenn.; Mrs. Van
White and little son, Raymond, of
Louisville, Kv.; Mr. and Mm. Bud
Mnselev of Nashville, Tenn.; Mrs.
John Coleman of Nashville, Tenn.;
Mrs. Hubert Mosnley of Nashville,
Tenn.; Mr. (Edward German of Nash-
iville. Ten". Mr. and Mrs. John Sey
Jr.. and 'Thos. Alex, of Nashville
! Tenn. All expressed themselves
linvlng a pleasant evening.
BAPTIST ASSOCIATION HEARS
REV. MACK T. WILLIAMS IN
I ine Mississippi vuuey abpih-IiIikiu
recently in session at Newuern, Tenn.,
had a most unusual trent in hearing
an address of merit delivered by Rev.
Mack T. Williams, of Nashville, fTtenn.
Itev. Williams came as the special
financial representative of Hoger Wil
liams University and presented the
work and needs of the school in what
was called by many as able an ad
dress as had ever been delivered in
th history ot the association. Rev.
Williams appears to be a platform ora
tor and has an eloquence rarely
equalled bv a young man. His audi
ence was held spellbound for nearly
nn hour while ho preached the need
of our educational Institutions. He
i began hv picturing to his hearers the
, nnpniv nf ndnentinir their children
1 for tne cominpr ew conditions which
wm f.n. - 0.- h. wg hv rnon
of the fat thnt there will he a new
'world. That all realized the need of
educating their children in our own
' . . . . . . i . a
. npnnninai'onai buuuuih wus vviuom.
' for prominent among the things saJ .
nev. Williams was: 'That it we
,. . . .nA wnm.
wanted Rtrone Bantist men and worn-
Po"r Williams University. Rev.
Williams U tonrinw the state in In
terest of Roger Williams.
$8,100 RAISED FOR EDUCATION
Pine Bluff, Ark., Sent. 23, 19.18.
(Rneri-.! to the Nashville Globe,
Nashville, Tenn ) In a great mass
meeting which has just closed at Jthe
Arkansas. Industrinl College, efeht
thousand, one hundred dollars was
rolsed for education and missions.
Bishop R. A. Carter, of Atlanta. Ga.,
Is president of the conferences in
Arkansas and he has created quite
a large interest in th work ol th
church. He in one ot the most schol
arly men of the race snd a leader of
rreat force in the Colored M. E.