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4 THE COLORED AMERICAN
MJR IR DOUGLASS IN THE WEST WESTHe WESTa VESTHe
a He s Royally Entertained and Eatkua Eatkuaiastiooll J3ntJuuJistltflll 12atkui
i ° ° iastiooll Seceired1 Seceired1fWashingtonian Rece1TedrwashingtoniClna ReCQITOWashingtonians
Washingtonians should Be QxceQ QxceQingly Qxcead Qxceadt xc si siingly
t c ingly proud or the fact that they have havein havein haver
r 1 in their midst a young yQun man Who hasG has hasattained hasattained
G attained an exceptionally fine record recordIn rGcor rGcorin recordt
a In the musical field so much as to be hejustified bejustified bejustified
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justified in assuming tie non de plume plumeof plumeof
7 I of Ole Bull of the Negro race This Thisyoung Thisyoung Thisq
q young man whose reputation is now notvthoroughly nowthoroughly nowthoroughly
thoroughly established e tabli hed abroad as1i as aswell aswell
1i well as in his native city is none noneother noneother noneother
other than Joseph H Douglass grand grandson grandOn grandi ¬
i r son On fJt < rf the late Frederick Douglass Douglasswhose Dougl Douglasswhose s swhose
whose likeness l1ken e ppears her here below belowJOS belowJOS belowrr
rr f JOS H DOUGLASS OR OLE BULL BULLJoe BULLD1 BULLJoe
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Joe as he IB bailed by his Intimate Intimatefriends lntlmatefrIends
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very congenial fellow very sedate and andextremely andextremely andt
t extremely modest yet when the oc occasion oca OCcaston ¬
a = casion demande itself especially when whenhe whenhe whenfeels
he feels an Interview will not prove proveany proveany proveany
any ways at all embarrassing embarra ln Mr MrDouglass YrDougla Mrt
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Douglass Dougla s proves himself an adept con conversationalist conyersatlonaUst eonversationalist ¬
versationalist versationalistIn
In a a recent Interview with Mr MrDouglass MrDouglass
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i Douglass concerning hie western we tern and andsouthern andsouthern andJ
J < southern tours from which he has just
MR IR JOSEPH JOSEPHHDOUGLAS JOSEPHHDOUGLASVIolinIst H DOUGLASS DOUGLASSViolinist
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Violinist Violinistreturned VIolinIstreturned Violinistreturned
returned The Colored Ameriean glean gleaned gleaned gleaned ¬
ed the following facts factsIn factsIn factsr
r it In the states of Pennsylvania Ohio OhioIndiana OhioIndiana Ohio1
1 Indiana and Kentucky Kentu ky he was receiv received received received ¬
ed with great cordiality Not bel be because becau ¬
l cause cau e the was the grandson of the immortal Im Immortal immort11 ¬
+ mortal Frederick Douglass but owing owingto
J to the faet that his violin recitalswere recitals recitalwere recitalswere
k were as soul inspiring as they were wereclassical wereclassical
3 t 5 s classical while minds and tastes of ofhis othis
l his audiences had been cultivated to tothe tothe tos
s 4 the appreciation of classical music musicbut musicbut musicl
l I tw but not to the extent to which our ourown ourown ourown
own violin virtuoso had transformed transformedthem transformedthem transformedthem
them by the harmonious touch of his hisbow hisbow hisbow
bow bowtr
tr = l t4 bowAt At one time when Douglass Do gIass appear appeared appeared appeared ¬
ed at Dayton Ohio in the largestchurch largest largestchurch lar est estchurch
church white In that city before an anaudience anaudience anN
N audience of several musical loving lovingpeople lovingpcovle
t people as well as musical critics he hepersonally hepersonally hepersonally
personally received receiY d the entire enti e con congratulations congratulations conck ¬
ck gratulations of all especially from a ayoung aoung at
t young oung lady now a student in the New NewYork NewYork
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York Conservatory of Music who wh told toldhim toldhim toldhim
i him she didnt know colored people peoplecould peoplecould peoplecould
could play that classical music This Thisis Thisis Thisis
is merely merel an incident of the impression impres impression impression ¬
sion left by Douglass in the far Wes Western Western We Wetorn ¬
tern cities citiesIn citiesIn citiesI
I c s In answer to the question as towhether to towhether towhether
whether the southern S uthern people appre appreciate appreCate appredate ¬
date classical music In preference to torag torag torag
rag time Mj l Douglass replied Oh Ohyes Ohyes h hr
r yes decidedly de idedly I noticed during my
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southern tour in Tennessee that a agreater agreater agreater
greater part of my m audience were in intelligent intelligent intelligent ¬
telligent colored people and many manywhite manyhite manywhite
white hite people who I can truthfully truthfullystate truthfullystate truthfullystate
state evidenced no ragtime tendencies tendencieswhatever tendencieswhatever tendencieswhatever
whatever Again A ain I noticed notic d the ap applause applause applause ¬
plause and encores I received were werenot werenot werenot
not extended from force or habit but butwere butwere butwere
were sincere This latter feature was wasmore wasmore wasmore
more prevalent among the colored per person person person ¬
son who probfibly had become ex extremely extremely extremely ¬
tremely classical classicalWhile classic classicalVhile l lVhile
Vhile at Nashville continued Mr MrDouglaBfi 1tlrDouglaEs MrDouglass
Douglass I was wa the guest of the fac faculty faculty faculty ¬
ulty of Fi Fit a University Here I no noticed noticed noticed ¬
ticed the students inthe in he musical de department dep department ¬
partment p rtment were underistrict under trict discipline disciplineespecially disciplinee disciplineespecially
especially e as concerning their music musicThere musicT musicThere
There T ere was nothing but highclass highclassmusic highclassmusicVon highclassmusicVon
music musicVon Von Blou Verdi Ver4i Wagner and andothers andot andothers
others ot ers a a feature which which occasioned occasionedme
me to remark Our race race ra e is coming to tothe tothe tothe
the front frontMr frontN frontNr f fMr
Mr r Douglas while in St Louis took tookoccasion tookoccasion tookoccasion
occasion to visit the Fair Among the theplaces theplaces theplaces
places visited was the famous Pike PikeHe PikeHe PikeHe
He states he experienced none of the thesocalled thesocalled thesocalled
socalled prejudice prejudi e and adds further furtherthat furtherthat furtherthat
that he experienced none of the theseparate theseparate theseparate
separate gate entrances Although AlthoughMr AlthoughM
Mr M Douglass does not desire to be put puton puton puton
on record as saying no noprejudice prejudice exists existsthere existsthere existsthere
there thereIt thereIt thereIt
It is well to ncte nctethe the fact that that our ourviolinist ourviolinist ourviolinist
violinist was not seeking notoriety notorietyhence notori notorietyhence ty tyhence
hence his refusal to play at the Fair on ona ona ona
a special occasion occasionDEFENDS occasionDEFENDS i iDEFENDS
DEFENDS MINISTER POWELL POWELLDeclared POWELLDeclared POWELLDeclared
Declared to be an Intelligent and Loy Loyal Loyi Loyal ¬
i al American Citizen CitizenEditor CitizenEditor CitizenEditor
Editor Post In your roureditorlal editorial of ofAugust ofAugust ofAugust
August 6 styled Our Predicament in inHaiti InHaiti inHaiti
Haiti you mention the names of the theconsular theconsular theconsular
consular officers sent to that island islandto Islandto islandto
to represent this government Then Thenyou Thenyou Ihenyou
you add They seem to be all of ofthem ofthem
them either foreigners forei ers or negroes negroesand negroesand negroesand
and not one of them can be reasonably reasonablyconsidered reasonablyconsidered reasonablyconsidered
considered as representative of this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country
HON WM F POWELL POWELLU
U S Minister to Port au Prince San Santo Santo Santo ¬
to Domingo DomingoIt
It is strange to say the least that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the editor of the Post does not know knowthat Itnowthat knowthat
that Ministetr Powell and 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 received an American Americaneducation Americaneducation Americaneducation
education and proven their scholastic scholasticattainments scholasticattainments scholasticattainments
attainments on their native soil in incompetition incompetition incompetition
competition with other American cit citizens citI citizens ¬
I izens and that in their official capaci capaciI capacity
I ty they have shown themseh themselves the uelve3 es worthy worthyrepresentatives worthyrepresentatives
representatives of this nation nationr
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Minister Powell has measured measure < < up upto u uto uptc
to and has demonstrated his efficiency efficiencyduring efficiencyduring efficiencyduring
during the Haitien troubles and has hasevinced hasevinced hasevinced
evinced tact courage and a 3 psrsii psrsiitent perstatent persistent
tent determination to protect Ameri American American American ¬
can citizens and American intetrestsnor Intetrests Intetrestsnor Intetrestsnor
nor has he failed to show his interest interestin
in and extend his good office to for foreign fo foeign foreign ¬
eign representatives
PROF JAMES STORUM STORUMMinister STORUMMinister STORUMMinister
Minister Powell has proven himself himselfa himsela
a a representative of American citizen citizenship citizenship citizenship ¬
ship full of patriotism pluck and andcourage andcourage andcourage
courage If 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 anywhere 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
skinJAMES
JAMES STORUM STORUMMonday STORUMMonday STORUMtilonday
Monday August 8th 1904 1904Washington 1904Washington 1904Washington
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