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4 THE COLORED AMERICAN
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I t L MR bDOUGLASS DOUGLASS IN THE WEST WESTHe WESTHe wE T Tit
it f S He s Royally Entertained and nd Zmtliu 1Catltusiasticall Zmtliuiasticall EBtkUiasticall
iasticall Receivedi Receivedh Received ReceivedWnshingtonians ReceivedWashingtonians
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h Washingtonians should b bo exceed exceedingly exceedngly sassedingly ¬
ingly proud of the fact that they hare harein haTein
2 in their midst a young younman man Who has hasattained hasattained
I F q t wq attained an exceptionally fine record recordin recordin
1 in the musical field so much as as to be hejustified bejustified bef
f ° justified in assuming the non de plume plumeof plumeC lum lumof
C of Ole Bull of the Negro race rac This Thisyoung ThiIiyoung Thisi
< i young man whose who e reputation is now nowthoroughly nowthoroughly nowa
+ a thoroughly established abroad as aswelL aswelL
4 welL as in his hi native city Ie none noneother noneother noneother
other than Joseph H Douglass grand trandeon grandr rand randcon
r con c of the late Frederick Douglass Douglasswhose Douglasswhose Douglassjr
jr whose likeness appears here below heloxrJOS belowJOS belowJOS
JOS H DOUGLASS OR OLE BULL BULLR BULLJoe BULLn BULLJoe BULLF
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° ° F o j Joe aa he is hailed by his hlsh1tJrute hlsh1tJrutefriends Intimate Intimatefriends IntlaAlefriends
friends and and80cial social companions Is a avery avery
1 3 very congenial fellow very s edate date and andextremely I ld ldextremely
4 extremely modest yet when the oc occasion occasion oef ¬
f casion demands Itself especially when whenhe whenhe whens
s he feels an interview will not n t prove proveany proTea provean
any a an ways at all embarrassing Mr MrDouglass YrDouglass Mrt
t 4A1 k Douglass proves himself an adept con conversationalist conversationa1ist ¬
I versationalist versationalistIn
a i i I S In a n recent interview with Mr MrDouglass MrDouglass Mrf MrDouglass
f Douglass concerning his western and andsouthern and andsouthern andsouthern
southern tours from which he has just
MR JOSEPH H DOUGLASS DOUGLASSViolinist DOUGL DOUGLViolinIst DOUGLA5SViolinist
Violinist Violinistreturned ViolinIstr
t returned r turned The Colored American glean sleaned gleanri lean leaned
ri ed ed the following facts factsIn factsIn factsx
x In the states of Pennsylvania Ohio OhioIndiana OhioIndiana Ohiot
t Indiana and Kentudky Kentu ky he was receiv received rQceived receivU ¬
U E ed ed with great cordiality Not be because becaU5C ¬
41 < cause he was the grandson of the Im Immortal immortal ¬
1 c mortal Frederick Douglass but owing owingto
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i to 0 the fact that his violin recital reoitalwere recitalwere recitalSwere
were as soul inspiring as they were wereclassical wereclassical woreclassical
classical while minds and tastes of ofhis ofhis
s
his audiences had been cultivated to totho tothe
1 the appreciation of classical music musicbut musicbut musict
t but not to the extent to which our ourown ourown
s
1 t own violin virtuoso
had transformed transformedthem transformedthem transformedthem
them by the harmonious touch of his hisbow hisbaw histi
ti bow
bowAt
At one time when Douglass Do glas appear appeared a appeared r red ¬
ed at Dayton D yton Ohio In the largest largestchurch lar largestchurch est estchurch
church white in that city before an anaudience 8Jlaudience anaudience
audience of several musical Iovin Iovinpeople lorlntf lorlntfpeople IOTl IOTlpeople
I people a as well as musical critics he hepersonally hepersonal1y
l personally received the entijre ent1 e con congratulations congratulations conx
x P gratulations of all especially from from rom a ayoung ayoung axI
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xI young lady ladynow now a adudent student in the New NewYork NewYork Newis
is r r York Conservatory of ofrrusic Music who told toldhim toldhim toldhim
him she didnt know colored
people peoplecould peoplecould peoplecould
could play that classical classicalmuic music This Thisis Thisis
i is merely an Incident of the impres impression impre3sion impreslion ¬
t sion left by Douglass Dou la85 In the far Wes Western W s stern ¬
tern cities citiesIn citiesIn cities4j
4j i In answer a swer to the question qUe tion as to towhether towhether towhether
v whether the
southern people
appre appreciate appreclato appreciate ¬
ciate classical music in preference to torag torag
4 rag time t me Mr Douglass replied HOh HOhles Oh Ohyes h hyes
yes decidedly decdedlr J InQticed noticed during my mya myj
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southern tour in Tennessee that a agreater agreater L
greater part of my audience were in intelligent intelligent intelligent ¬
telligent eolored people and many manywhite manywhite manywhite
white people who I can truthfully truthfullystate truthul1ystate truthfullystate
state evidenced no ragtime rag time tendencies tendencieswhatever tendencieswhatever tendencieswhatever
whatever Again I noticed the ap applause applause applause ¬
plause and encores I received were werenot were werenot werenot
not extended from force or habit butwere but butwere butwere
were sincere This latter feature was wasmore wasmare wasmore
more prevalent pr valent among amo among g the colored per person per person person ¬
son who probably had become ax axtremely ez eztremely x xtremely
tremely classicalWhile classical classicalWhile class cal calWhile
While at Nashville continued MrDouglass Mr MrDouglass MrDouglass
Douglass I was the guest of the fac faculty faculty faculty ¬
ulty of Fits Fh University Here I no1 no1ticed no noticed notired
ticed the students In the musical pmsieal de department depttrtment department ¬
partment were UJld under r strict strict ict discipline disciplineespecially di disciplineespecially cipline ciplinee5ipecially
especially as s concerning c concerning i erning their musicThere music musicThere musicThere
There was nothing noth n but Mshclassj Mshclassjmusic h highclass highclassmusicVon hclass hclassmusicVon
music musicVon Von Blou BlouVerdi Verdi Verdi Wagner andothers and andothers andothers
others a feature whim occasionedme occasioned occasionedme
me to remark Our race is coming to tothe tothe tothe
the frontMr front frontMr frmli
i Mr Douglas while In St Louis took tookoccasion tookI tookoccasion
occasion occasionte te visit the Fair Fair Among the theplaces theplaces theplaces
I places visited was w the famous PikeHe Pike7 Pike7He Pike PikeHe
He states he experienced none of thesocalled the thesocalled thesocalled
socalled prejudice and nd adds furthor furthorthat turthorthat furtliorthat
that he experienced none of the theseparate theseparate theseparate
separate gate entrances entrances eI tranees Although AlthoughMr AlthoughMr AlthoughMr
Mr Douglass does does not desire to be put puton puton puton
on record as as s saying no prejudice exists existsthere existsthere existsthere
there thereIt thereIt thereIt
It is well to note n te the the fact act that our ourviolinist ourviolinist ourviolinist
violinist was not seeking se k tig notoriety notorietyhence notorietyhence notorietyhence
hence his refusal reusalt tQ play playat at the Fair ona on ona
a special occasionDEFENDS occasion occasionDEFENDS occasionDEFENDS
DEFENDS MINISTER POWELL POWELLDeclared POWELLDec1ared POWELLDeclared
Declared to be an Intelligent and Loy Loyal Loyal Loyal
al American Citizen CitizenEditor CitizenEditor CitizenEditor
Editor Post In your editorial of ofAugust ofAugust ofAugust
August 6 styled st lcil Our Ou Predicament in inHaiti inHaiti inHaiti
Haiti you mention the names of the theconsular thecpnsular theconsular
consular officers sent to that island islandto islandto islandto
to represent this government Then Thenyou Thenyou Thenyou
you add They seem seem to be all of ofthem otthem ofthem
them either foreigners or negroes negroesand ne negroesand oes oesand
and not one of them can be reasonablyconsidered reasonably reasonablyconsidered reasonablyconsider
considered consider d as u5 representative e of this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country
HON WM F FPOW POWELL POWELLU LL LLU
U S Minister to to Port au a an Prince San Santo an anto n nto ¬
to Domingo DomingoIt
It Is strange to say the least that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the editor of the Post does not know knowthat k knowthat ow owthat
that Ministetr Powell and apd Consul Liv Livingston Livingston Livingston ¬
ingston are nativeborn citizens of this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country that they are loyal citizens citizensand citizensand citizensand
and descended from loyal parentage parentagethat parentagethat parentagethat
that they have hav receiY received tl an Americaneducation Americaneducation American Americaneducation
education and proven their scholastic scholasticattainments scholasticattainments scholasticattainments
attainments on their native soil in incompetition incompetition incompetition
competition with other American cit citizens cit1zens citizens ¬
izens 1zens and that in their thoi officialcapaci officialcapacity official capaci capacity capacity ¬
ty they hav hays shown ShOwIltl themselves selves wgrthy W9rthyrepre wgrthyrepresentatiYe
representatiYe repre enta entatiyed y afspdtion of Qtt1 < hjs Cation
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Minister Powell has measured up upto upto upto
to and has demonstrated his efficiency efficiencyduring emciencyduring efficiencyduring
during the Haitien troubles and has hasevinced hasevinced hasevinced
evinced tact courage and a a porsii porsiitent pgrsiltent persistent
tent determination to protect Ameri American American < meri merican ¬
can citizens and American 1ntetrests 1ntetrestsnor Intetr sts stsnor
nor has hilShe he failed f i1ed to to show his interest interestin
in and extend his good of offleei oe tp for foreign toreign foreign ¬
eign representatives
PROF JAMES STORUM STORUMMinister STOPtUMlIinister ST01tUMMinister
Minister Powell has proven himself himselfa himselfarepre
a arepre representative entative of American citizen citizenship citizenship citizenship ¬
ship full of patriotism pluck and andcourage andcourage andcourage
courage If Hhe he does not truly repre represent represent represent ¬
sent this government with dignity dignityhonor dignityhonor dignityhonor
honor efficiency and loyalty then this thisgovernment thisgovernment thisgovernment
government has no representative any anywhere anywher anywhere ¬
where A man must be measured by byhis byhis byhis
his achievements and not by the color colorof colorof colorof
of his hair or skin skini
skinJAMES
i JAMES STORUM STORUMMonday STORUMlfonday STORUMMonday
Monday August ugust 8th 1904 1904Washington 1904Washingt 1904Washington <
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