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NEGROS PART IN MUSIC MUSICContinued MUSICContinued
Continued from page 2 2I 2Paring
I Paring aring of my Dreams Once ne needing needingthe ding dingthe
the money he burst into ragtime and andnlade andmade
made more money than he ever got gottram gotfrom
tram aU his ballads w with h Go Way WayRack WayBack
Rack and Sit Down DownVilliams DownWilliams
Williams and Walker are better betterh betterknown
known h Hawn as actors and managers than thanas
38 composers but they write a part of ofthe ofthe
the music for their own songs In Int Inthat
t that hat same class of actorcomposers actorcomposersis
is Earnest Hogan who set the whole wholeuntry wh le leuntry
untry singing his All Coons Look LookA LookAlike
A Alike like to Me ire He is also responsible responsiblelor
lor + nr The Ph Phrenologist enologist CoonJ CoonJIrving Coon CoonIrving
Irving Jones i in the same class classw
w rote Get Your Moneys Worth and andrm andIm
rm Livin Easy and Shepherd Ed Edmonds Edmonds
monds is 1pcntcjl11e rn nnneihle for Im Gain to toLive toLive
Live Anyhow Until I Die7 Die Smith
went tn a wlIit wllitemusician musician he says saysand saysand
and sang them over to him several severaltimes severaltimes
times timesDo timesDo
Do you thing theres anything ill itsthem illthem
them 2 asked Dixon DixonNot DixonNot
Not much said the white man mantheyll mantheyll
theyll hardly do So Dixon gave gaveit gaveit
it up But two or three months late latealong later lateralong
along came his songs to the music musicstore musicstore
store published under another name namDriftin nameDrifting
Driftin Drifting around the country this thisyear thisyear
year in a road show is the Negro who whowrote whowrote
wrote My Grandfathers Clock The Theis Theis
is old Sam Lucas now starring the theWest theWest
West in The 1foonshiners Daugh Daughter Daughter
ter He is also the author ot Carve CarleDat CarveDat
Dat Possum PossumThe PossumThe
The most famous Negro composer composerof
of popular songs was Gussie L Davis Davisnow Davisnow
now dead And he never wrote a a Ne Nero Nea Nearo
ro songat song at least not one that made a
MR ERNE ST HOGAN HOGANThe HOGANThe
The Unbleached American Premier Comedian and Song Writer
arid Bowman wrote Good ood Mornln MorninCarrie MornlnCarrie
Carrie and McPherson and Brown Brownwrote Brownwrote
wrote Josephine My Jo JoHarrr JoHarry
Harrr TBurleigh T Burleigh is called by the theothers theothers
others of his race and trade our best bestrfad bestread
read musician He is a singer as aswell aswill
well as a composer and has kept en entirIy entirely
tirIy out of ragtime although he has haswritten haswritten
written one Negro song Sleep Little LittleChile LittleChile
Chile Go Sleep Jean and HiO HiOa
a drinking song are two o of his compo composit compositions
sitions sit ions SchumannHeink and Bisp Bispham Bispham
ham are singing his ballads on on their theirntrt theirr
ntrt r rt fn t He has ambitions to toward toward
ward oratorios oratoriosOthers oratoriosOthers
Others in the New Y York rk group f fcomposers fcomposers
composers are Will Viill Tyers who wrote wrotthe wrotethe
the Trocha March whIch had a arun arun
run in the Spanish war Will Dixon DixonJohn DixonJohn
John Europe Willis Accoo Harry HarryVellman HarryWellman
Vellman and Harr Harry Brown BrownVill BrownWill
Will Vill Dixon hit town from Chicago Chicagowith Chicagowith
with a hardIu hardluck k story When the theragtime the theragtime
ragtime craze was boomingh booming he be bethought bethought
thought himself of several songs songswhich songswhich
which he had made up out ot his hishead hishead
head to SIng to the neighbors 3e Ie
hit He belonged to the era of the thestory thestory
story song The Lighthouse by the theSea theSea
Sea The Fatal Wedding and The TheBag TheBaggiage
Baggiage Bag age C Chach ach A Ahead h d were his hisHe hisHe
He was a performer too and used to tosing tosing
sing his own songs songsThe songsThe
The great composer of the Negro Negrorace Negrorace
race isnt claimed by America He is isS isS
S ColeridgeTaylor of England who whowas whowas
was born in Africa and is half Scotch Scotchand Scotchand
and half native Oratorio is his hisspecialty hisspecialty
specialty The Atonement is his hisbest hisbest
best known long work He has Ihaswritten haswritten
written also Hiawatha not the late latepopular latepopular
popular twostep but a cantata of that thatnam thatname
name nam By the Waters of Babylon Babylonan > >
an anthem often heard in American Americanchurches Americanchurches
churches is his also He teaches in inthe inthe
the Royal Conservator Conservatory There is a apossibility apossibility
possibility that he may visit Wash Washington Washington
ington next winter winterThe winterThe
held
The Republicans of ockville held a aratification aratification
ratification meeting on Labor Day at atthe atthe
the County Park Rockville Md Law Lawyer Lawyer
yer Thos S Tones and J L H Harris of ofChicagoJ ofChicago
Chicago w were r 11 le principal speal spealies rs
THE MONARCH OF NEGRO NEGRO NEWS NEVSP NEWSPAPERS
P PAPERS PAPERSThe APER8The
The ideal race newspaper and pub pHblished published
lished at the Capital of the Nation Nationis
is THE CoLORED AMEn1CA un Rlc It is clean cleannewsy cleannewsy
newsy and ably and fearlessly edited editedIt editedIt
It i5 the organ of no clique or factionbut faction factionbnt
but a fearless champion of the colored colored30ple coloredpeople
people 30ple everywhere Its columns teem toemwith teemwith
with news of the da day reflecting th thbest the thebest
best senti sentiments elts as well as the doings doingsand doingsand
and achievements of the race every ererywhere everywhero
where Read what the Negro press presssays presssays
says saysTHE saysTHE
THE COLORED A E1tlCAN is already a agreat agreat
great newspaper printing fortyeight fortyeightcolumns fortyeightcolumns
columns each issue It aims to print printseentytwo printseventytwo
seentytwo columns May its friends friendsaid friendsaid
aid it to Its realizatlonThe Willltino Willltinoton Wilnainpton
ton Jecord JecordI JecordMr T ecord ecordMr
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Mr Edward Cooper manager of TILE TUECOLGRED TILECOLORED
COLORED A AMERlc EnICN N Washington D C Cis Cis
is unquestionbly the ablest aHroun aHrounnewspaper allroundnewspaper
newspaper manager of our race if re results results
sults are areto to settle the question = = TlLe TlLeNcw TJteNcw
Ncw SouthTHE South SouthTUE
THE COLORED Aill A IER1cAN uCAi s without withoutquestion without withoutquestion
question the greatest newspaper pub published published
lished br colored man ever every colored colorededitor colorededitor
editor should < l tal take o oft his hat tolIr tolIrCooperThc to Mr MrCooperThe
CooperThc LeaveUtVOlth Herald HeraldlHE HeraldTHE
THE COLORED AMERICAN of Washing Washington Washington
ton D Cs 0 comes < every week brim brimf111lantl brimfull
f111lantl full and running over with good goodthings goodthings
things Brother Cooper is one of the thebest thebest
best newspaper men of the country countryTho countryThe
The H1mtsvUle Journal Journalff JournalTHE
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THE COLORED A AdIERICAN IERICAN in a short shortspace shortspace
space of three years has gone to the ther thefront
front r nt at the Nations atluns Capital Its man manager manager
ager E E Cf Cooper > op r holds a a unique uniqueposition uniqueposition
position in colored journalism being beingthe beingthe
the pioneer of illustrated journalism journalismEx
Ex ExE ExEditor
Editor E lt r Cooper of TUE TIr CoLORED Ausu AusuICAN A 1SR 1SRICAX
ICAX has so many good things for his hisreatlers hisreaders
readers that he serious seriously contemplatesmaking contemplates contemplatesmaking
making his a a twelTepage iHstead o oan of ofan
an eightpage paper This shows that thatTHE thatTHE
THE COLORED AmmICA1 < is not only onlyholding onlyholding
holding its own but is doing more moreThe moreThe
The Star ot o f Zl Zton ZtonTHE n nTHE
THE O COLORED > LORED AIERICA of Washing Washington Washington
ton D C will shortly i issue sue 8 a twelve twelvepage twelvepage
page paper weeklysevent weeklyseventytwo two col columns columns
umns ot reading matter Under t the theable e
abl able management of Editor Cooper it ithas ithas
has ferged ahead till It earned the thename thename
name ot Monarch of the We Weeklies WeekliesThe eklles ekllesThe
The Western outlook outlookTiis OutloolcTUE
TUE COLORED AIERIaAN A + N a local heb hebdomadal hebdomadal
domadal published In the interest of ofthe ofthe
the colored people came out in a a new newdress nowdress
dress and with a beautiful heading headingSaturday headingSaturday
Saturday It Is one of the best news newspapers newspapers
papers in th the country edIte edited by col colored colored
ored men bas a goo8 oo circulation circulationand circulationand
and carries a large line of UTe adTer adTertistngThe advertisingThe
tistngThe Washington Pod PodInECoLOin1l PostTrtE
TrtE InECoLOin1l CoLoB1ro AM SCAN is without withoRtdoubt withoutdoubt
doubt doubt one of the able ablest t journals pubIlched pub pubtuhed
tuhed by AfroAmerlcans It Is a Re Republican Re Republican
publican paper very free in its e epressiens e epresdens
presdens which mak make9 s it more FOliU FOliUlar popular
lar even among thGW who d deny < my therequality the therequallty
requallty at manJa man This paper is pub p1bUsMc publlsbQd
UsMc at Washin WashintOil to where heTe the do dok1s dobags
bags of the lawmakers of the great greatRepubl1e greatRepublie
Republ1e may be had pure and fresh treshaud freshI
and submitted to the people for th their theirl Ir Irt
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