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The Nashville Globe.
Published Every Friday in the Year, Room
I, Odd Fellows Hall, No. 447 Fourth. Are
nue, North, Nashville, Tenn
Telephone 433J-I
J. 0. BATTLE Editob.
Entered u second-class matter January 10,
1906, at the post office at Nashville, Tennes
see, under tne act ot congress 01 juarca j,
No Notice taken of anonymous contribu
One Year fl 50
One Month 1
Kinrla Cody 05
the event he is successful in hi3 con
test with Johnson, and oust Mr. For-
aKer from the seuatorship. Foraker
is the idol of the colored voters of
Chio and unless Burton states positive
ly that his election will in no way en
danger the senior Senator's election
he will receive few votes from the col
ored wing of the party.
ever the President enters the gates of
any city in this country all citizens
should have the right to pay .their re
spects of honor to him as the execu
tive head of the Nation. None should
be debarred from an exercise of this
privilege, if they so desire it
This city is called by people in this
section of the country the "Athens of
the South," owing to the fact that it
is the seat of many notable institutions
In fact, since Mr. Burton is the ad- of learning among which are the well-
ministrations candidate, the colored 1 . UU"B1 uta: V. uuu :Y.ai.uuu.'
voters of Cleveland ought to defeat
him and thus show their disapproval
of the course pursued in the Browns
ville affair. Let the Negroes of the
North in the cities or states where
they hold the balance of power show
and the celebrated Meharry Medical
College. These institutions have hun
dreds of young men and women within
their walls who are being educated and
prepared for the uplift of their people
when they shall have finished and
gone out to take up their life's work
among them. These young men and
to the republican party that they will hv omen will represent the best thought,
not vote for any thins labeled "re- tact and tUent of "ir times; they
Will a thfl hATnO-mnL'Qi'O li rAitrn.
publican, regardless of the policies torgj the busmess actors and conse.
pursued, sinipiy because Aoranam um- quenlly the race-builders in the coming
coin emancipated the slaves, and that years, and anything which will con-
uaitv will soon do something to amel- tubute t0 encourage and inspire them
iorate the conditions of which we as
We will close out at cost and below cost all Spring and Summer
clothing for men and boys, also underwear, shirts, hats, men's,
ladies' and children's shoes.
Don't forget the children's school suits and shoes.
We are sole agents for W. L. Douglas' shoe $3,50 and $4.00.
The Most Up-to-date Shoe Made.
t cents ner line fev tveh insertion.
cents per line ftv each insertion
to their highest and noblest ett'orts will
also be contributing indirectly to tha
a raco complain, other than putting a betterment of the civic life of the
Contracts for i.oto lines to be taken in a
ear, made at 3 cenis per line.
AHvrrtisinff codt should be in the office
sot later than Tuesday, 9 a. m., of each week.
" " " '""
Any erroneous reflection upon the charac
ter, standing or reputation of any person,
firm or corporation, which may apear in the
columns of i'liii HASUVILMS OLOBJi will
be gladly corrected upon being brought to the
attention of the management
Send corresoondence for publication so as
tn rrarh tiir oihce Mondav. No matter in
tended for current issue which arrives as late
as ibursday can appear in that number, as
ihursuay is press uay. ....
All news matter sent us for publication
must be written only on one side of the pa-rw-r
and should be accoinoanied by the name
df the contributor; not necessarily for publi
cation, but as an evidence of good laitn.
Factional troubles in the democratic
party, which was on the verge of a
split in the last election for Governor,
will be still further complicated by the
candidacy of Edward Ward Carmack
to succeed M. It. Patterson, the pres
ent executive head of our state govern,
ment It was thought that when form
er Gov. Robert L. Taylor put a quietus
upon the fiery Carmack's senatorial ca
few vote-catching clauses in its na
tional platform.
Secretary Taft's address at the ban
quet given in his honor at Tokio is a
sample of the same diplomatic utter
ances voiced by his chief, President
Roosevelt, in one of his many rnes-
nation. If each of these schools were
allowed a student representative to
help make up a citizens' delegation or
committee, would that not make a last
ing impression for good upon the stu-
dent-liie of each of these institutions?
Yes. It would.be an impelling incen
tive to high endeavor, iniluencing the
students to act well their part. It
would be a deserving tribute of good
will toward these institutions which
sages to the last session of Congress
It was made principally for foreign are aoinS so much to prepare men and
consumption, and doubtless he hopes,
women tor the greatest usefulness.
The city would do itself much credit
to assign a place on "its program lor
a delegation of some of its worthy
colored citizens to pay their tribute of
respects to the President. This would
evinr.a trip fsw.t that it ia Intprpstr-rl In
Coast Just what effect the friendly all 0f its people. Nothing would re
words of Mr. Taft will Tiave upon the liect more favorably upon the peaceful
Japanese only time can tell, for that an(I civic conditions of thi3 commun-
Nashville Portrait Co.
J. W. TOLIN, Manager.
The only up-to-date picture enlarging house in Nashville
where customers receive cordial treatment. First-class
pictures of all sizes. Lowest prices.
Telephone, Main 3714-Y. 118 Fourth Ave., North.
a3 a "Secretary of Peace," to allay the
resentment felt by the Japanese on ac
count of the San Francisco and other
anti-Japanese troubles of the Pacific
nation has a habit of thinking for it
self and acting upon its own conclu
Now the question confronts us as a A Nil IJ IV Fill A L 1TOTTST! PTTT? IVTSTTTTVfJ nOAT.C
neonle. Will we sit suDinelv bv and " -,v
make no effort to be represented in
The dirty campaign made by Varda-
man in his effort to beat John Sharp
Williams in the recent primary elec
tion in Mississippi is bearing fruit aft
er its kind. The "red necks," as the
Your Old Furniture Taken In Exchange.
reer, that gentleman would be retired J 00rer whites are called In statc not we can have a part in honoring the
m Ttnt Carmack refuses have bGCOme s0 imbued witu thQ ldea President, and let this be done. It is
the reception of the President or as
certain the reason why we vnnot?
We should not let the opportunity go
by of finding out our status in this
matter, and then accuse the powers
that hp nf nh1trtinp' tn nnr UMtict rpn.
resented upon mere assumption. There IV. E. CoiTlCr BrOafaV and Third AtCITOC.
But Carmack refuses
to be placed upon the shelf. He is
now out for revenge and, incidentally,
if he can succeed in defeating Patter
son, he will be in line to succeed Fra-
zier at the next election of the United
States Senator from this state.
The issues upon which these two
democrats will appeal to the members
of their party for the nomination have
not as yet been announced. But what
ever the issues a deal of bad feeling
is liable to be engendered in the party
before the nomination is made. Car
mack possesses a faculty for saying
mean things, while Patterson is no
slouch at the same business. So, in
the event" there is a vigorous cam
paign, there will be a large disaffected
element in the democratic party no
matter which gentleman wins the
nomination. The contest will make
the republican's chances exceedingly
bright for electing the next Governor
of the state, unless the same assinine
policy is pursued that was followed in
the last gubernatorial election,
of their superiority to any other race
or nation that not content with beat
ing and lynching Negroes, they have
begun to beat and drive from various
communities Italian laborers, it is a
pity that some foreign power cannot
send in a few soldiers and clean out
some of the lawless gangs of that state
without embroiling the rest of the
country in war.
uee vvnizi ine amount or copy
Teddy is turning out these days upon
almost every conceivable subject shows
the quiet summer vacation was de
voted to something other than pitch
ing hay! He must have what the
school boys call a "pony."
The Rev. Dr. Morris, of the National
Baptist Convention, doubtless realizes
how Moses felt when he returned with
the Ten Commandments and found
the Israelites worshiping the golden
The municipal campaign in Cleve-
land, 0., is attracting more than or
dinary attention, because President
Roosevelt has thrown the weight of his
influence to the republican candidate
in order to defeat Mayor Tom Johnson
Johnson, reputed to be a millionaire,
has been heretofore almost invincible
because of his great fight to compel
the street railways of Cleveland to
give a cheaper and better service
Realizing Johnson's great strength
We are to have a real horse show.
My! but we are progressing. If we
keep it up we will soon be having big
scandals in high life just like the
white folks.
our right and we should know abso
lutely whether we will be granted it
or denied.
Nashville counts among its colored
citizens some of the ablest men belong
ing to the race a bank president,
splendid business men, lawyers, doc
tors, orators, writers and publishers,
many of a high order and national rep
utation in their respective fields of ef
forts. Let us meet this coming event
as befit men.
To The Nashville Globe:
It certainly grates upon the ear of
the casual observer to note that on
each possible opportunity a certain
gentleman, hardly known beyond his
own confines, takes occasion to attempt
the mud-throwing process at Booker T,
Washington by saying, "Institutions
keeping such men, especially institu
tions whose children are part and par
eel of the make-up of Tuskegee, can
well speak to that young (?) man,
Dr. Washingion has friends who dis
like thi3 pernicious custom, which
seems habitual, there is now a cer
tain institution in Georgia losing pres
tige because of an attempt to seek no
toriety by this route. Discretion and
common sense are sometimes valued as
more than book learning.
Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 2, 1907.
The town has a fine society which
is laboring in the educational field in
the interest of . the young people, i
There are many more good things
that could be told about Fairfield. I
hope you will find space in the Globe
for this letter. I have decided to do
all that I can to introduce your ex
cellent paper into every colored home
in the town.
Fairfield, Tenn., Oct. 3, 1907.
I love the" flower that greets my wak
ing eyes,
Wherein the glory of the sunlight lies;
1 love each leaf and blossom on the
All have an iridescent charm for me.
But there's one FLOWER the best of
all the bunch
Wheat FLOUR which makes the bis
cuit for my lunch!
Shall We be Represented In Receiving
President Roosevelt in His
Forthcoming Visit?
Xrt r. V .i 1 1 A 1, 1 .1 S J .11 XI .
aouviuj, uie spieuuia city, inrougu
A Voice from Fairfield.
To The Nashville Globe:
We are very anxious for the readers
of The Globe to know about Fairfield
and those who are its inhabitants. A
few days ago I subscribed for the pa
per and was so delighted with it that
Jasper Tappan Phillips, A. B., Me
harry Dental College.
The morning sun now softly peeps
Andshines with mellow light,
Upon the hill where Walden stands
Imposing, grand and bright
'Tis here the colored youth aspires
For nobler deeds to do,
They'll ever be to thee, Walden,
Devoted, staunch and true.
In this our land, and foreign climes,
Thy graduates now dwell,
Of college days and happy hours
With pride and joy they tell.
They live a life of service for
The betterment of man;
To those cdrift upon life's sea
They lend a helping hand.
1 began to lay plans to gather in sub
wnicn Hows the beautiful Cumberland, scribers in this place,
crowning more hills than Imperial The Fairfield school stands in the
Rome which sat in her palmiest davs lead of the many country schools in But some that once were bright and
with lhp masses the republicans have ln tne lar 011 Past upon her seven hills Bedford County so far as concerns the gay,
nnm inn ted Theodore Burton, one of
their strongest men and a representa
tive of the Cleveland district in Con
gress. Burton, who is one of, if not
the Rt rnn zest rem esentative of Ohio
in the lower branch of Congress,- act
ry libers wave and from her throne rural districts. Of course, the schools With hearts that teemed with love,
oi ueauty ruiea tne world, is soon to In Wartrace and Bellbuckle are In in- Have finished their work below,
be the hostess of President Roosevelt, eorporated towns and may be classed
lhis will be the biggest event of all with the best of the state,
the big events which have taken place
here during this year.
As the colored people of this com- Scruggs owns a beautiful home in the
munity compose a large per cent, of it3
ing upon the advice oi rresiuuui uuxmy, win uiey oe anowea repre-
t, u nnnt thp nnmlnaMnn. semauun on me committee or recep
1VUUSVC1L, av r , i
This interference of the President L . . , . ,
in a purely local election is considered lowed representation on the commit
hiehlv obnoxious by many of the citl- tee referred to above, will they be per
t nwi-n' and fisnep.lallv is mitted on their own initiative to have
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iu- n t v, inrt,i vntpr Bur- tu""lllucc ul i"UUJiUtul uuu iepre- many oiners nai space ioroius to
thlS true Of the Colored VOterS. UUI gentatlve citizenS to indicate their LvifcP mPntlnn sfnwn thrirnwn hnmns
ton is one of the leaders oi ine oppo- respects for his visit. Mr. Roosevelt, and raise their town produce,
sitlnn to Foraker in the state of Ohio as President or the United States, Is A revival of religion has Just closed
nnrf ft U thought that hi3 candidacy President or all the people, colored and and the result are gratifying, thir-
. white nr Incjcf It- lo cn Tiri-lf on1 n rv. 1 I i i ; S. , .i. .1 rru
against the strongest democrat in tn. i ated Jq he bQnd (ConstItutlon) a3Ln.rfiT1!Tq rfi Wdnr dfrrtinn nf t.h
state Js but an effort to ODtain urn- shylock would say. If this is true, Womac Brothels, the evangelists, as-
trol of the republican organization, in j men it stands to reason that when-Bisted by Rev. Jhn Batey.
Nearly all the colored people of Fair
field are property-holders. Mr. Patton
central part of the town; Mr. George
Singleton owns a fine residence about
one-half mile southeast of Fairfield;
Messrs. D. Martin, Edward Cowan,
Sam'l Murray, David Lane, Thad,
Caruey, P. and A. Armstrong, Jas.
Green, Geo. Streeter, W. Streeter, Mes-
dames M. B. Mosely, II. Moscly and
And dwell in realms above.
Then let us cheer the Red and Black,
N matter where we be;
For old time's sake we'll sing sweet
In deference to thee.
The record was broken this week in
number of persons who visited this
school. This popular and progressive
public institution seems to be growing
in the hearts of the people. Among
those who called were: Prof. W. A.
Giles, of Fisk University, Miss Lena
Boyd, of Rochester, New York; Mrs. J.
D. Ballcntync, of Topeka, Kan.; Mrs.
S. W. Crosthwaite and Miss Frankie
Caldwell, of Fisk University: Prof.
M. B. Thompson, Principal of the High
School at Sadlersville, Tenn.; Mr.
Thos. Ratcliffe, Nashvile, Messrs. Wm.
B. Davis and James E. Hurt, both .
graduates of the school, but now stu- f
dents of Meharry Medical College;
Mrs. Viola Pruitt, of East Nashville,
and Mr. J. Frank Battle, of the livery
firm of Boyd & Battle. .
These persons visited every ' class
room and listened to the children re
cite. All expressed themselves as high
ly pleased and greatly surprised at the
rapid progress the school has made.
Miss Anna Mayberry, a member of
the senior class, has returned from
her summer school and entered Pearl. ,
She reports a pleasant and profitable !
Miss Edw.'na Smith, a member of the
Middle Class, is entertaining Miss Cal
lie Beasley for a few days. Miss Beas
ley enters Fisk University next week.
Mr. Leonard Parkes, who was Presi- i
dent of the Board of Education at the
time Prof. F. G. Smith made his ad
dress to the Board a$d graduating ,
class, in which he askeu that Manual
Training and Domestic Science be
introduced into the school, paid the
school a visit this week.'
Mr. Parkes requested that Prof.
Smith's recommendation be adopted
and took real and active Interest to see ;
that the school got what the principal ;
had asked for. Hu spent much time
in these new departments and ad
dressed the boys and girls. He told
the girls that Domestic Science was
not intended to make cooks of them,
but to prepare them to take care of
their own homes better. Your report
er is or the opinion that Mr. Parkes is
one of the best members the Board
of Education ever had. When Presi
dent, he visited every colored school
and became acquainted with a great
many of the teachers. Napier School
owes its existence In part to hi3 vote
and his personal influence and energy.
On Monday evening, September 30
an enjoyable time was had by a num
ber of little folks at the residence of
Rev. and Mrs. A. C. Holder, 1734 Six
teenth avenue, North. At the appoint
ed hour the children began to arrive
in holiday attire each one apparently
with great expectation in view. They
were not disappointed for they were
royally entertained. Fruits, ices,
cake and confections were served.
Those present were Little Miss Daisy
Belle Dodson, Ida Seneggs, Mammie
Hopson, Isabella McGavock, Ola Young
blood, Lula McGavock, Maud Lock
ridge, Myrtle Helimons, Ruth Ellis,
Lacola Adams. Oaldonia Redby, Geor
gie Ella Gay, Carry May Holder, Katie
Holder, Hattie Magaline Holder, Alma
Alexander Holder, Genevia Gibbs, Mal
ba Kelly,. Johnny Harding, George
Fields, Willie Green, Earnest Green,
Moses Youngblood, Saniel Baker, Len
ora Donlce, George Scruggs, Earnest
Clemmons, Anthony Arnold, Herman
Pcnington, Wesley Baker.

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