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NASHVILLE GLOBE, FRIDAY, DECEMBER SO, 1910.
Nashville Globe. Published Every Friday in the Year, at 447 Fourth Avenue, North, Nash ville, Term. Phone Main 19S9. Entered as second-class mail matter January 19, 1906, at the post-office at Nashville, Tennessee, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1S79. No Notice taken pontributicns. of annonymous SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE. One Year . $1 50 Six Months 80 Three Months 40 Single Copy 05 D. A. HART Editor II. A. BOYD Business Manager Notify the office when you fail to get your paper. ADVERTISING RATES FURNISH ED UPON APPLICATION. HEADING MATTER BATES. 8 cents per line for each insertion. 10 cents per line for each insertion (black face). Advertising copy should be in the office not later than 9 a. in. Tuesday of each week. TO THE PUBLIC. Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person, firm or corporation, which may appear in the columns of NASH VILLE GLOBE will be gladly cor rected upon being brought to the at tention of the management. Send correspondence for publicar tiou so as to reach the office Monday. No matter intended for current issue which arrives as late as Thursday can appear in that number, as Thurs day is press day. All news matter sent us for publica tion must be written only on one side of the paper and should be accompani ed by the name of the contributor, not necessarily for publication, but as an evidence of good faith. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1910. THE NEW YEAR. In a few hours we will be uiQered into a new yer.r, and following an old custom we resolve to "turn over a new leaf" or in other words we make a pledge to ourselves that we will strive to do more good deeds and to live better lives in the future than we have in the past. As a servant of the people, and in a most hvnible man ner we would like to offer a few suggestions as New Year resolutions for the Negroes of Nashville and Tennessee: First, the new year begins on Sun day. Let every one get up, put on his best clothes and attend church services somewhere, and make a lib eral contribution as an offering to the anise of Christianity. Secondly, revive to keep up the church-going habit for twelve months. Thirdly, carry the children to some Sunday-school every Sunday and re frain there with them. We guaran tee, that, every one who will adopt the sug.afcstiong thus far outlined will say at the end of the year 1911 that they have made material progress and have Increased their moral courage as well. Again, it would be a grand thing if every husband and father would re solve to work every day possible In the new year and stay away from picnics and excursions. Let every man, woman and child not resolve to, but start a bank ac count. Every ptstor of a church should resolve not to advocate steam boat and railroad excursions. The business men should resolve to have some kind of an organization that will meet monthly. Let us all resolve to do everything that we resolve to do, and in the best manner we .know how. HELP MAKE NASHVILLE BETTER. Since we know Nashville has a po pulation of over 100,000 we can re alize khat our responsibilities are great er ynan they have been at any time pa it. The only way to meet these re sponsibilities is for every citizen to ' do his whole duty toward making the. city better. Every one can do some thing; the rich, the poor, the great, the small. First of all we should have a well-regulated and clean city. The cottage should be kept clean and tidy a3 well as that of the palace, for the only way we can have a clean and beautiful city is for every one to take an equal interest in trying to keep it so. We must clean up the front yard and the back yard as well. Servants must feel that it is their duty to do their level best at whatever they may be engaged; and then these same people should take the same pride in their homes, however humble they may be. Nashville has a great reputation as an educational center, and her citizens thould feel a pride m being residents of such a popular city; but we must not lose sight of the fact that the only way for Nashville to maintain her popularity is for every citizen to be come a booster at home and abroad They must also understand that the word ' Booster" means you must hus tle all the time, and that the results of your hustling must be presented in the most tidy form. CHRISTMAS EDITIONS. We wish to express our admiration of the Christmas editions of many of our contemporaries. The folowing are deserving of special mention: I he Florida Sentinel, Journal and Guide, Richmond Planet, Atlanta In uepent, New York Age and the In dianapolis Freeman. , Many others show signs of prosperity. The ap pearance of these papers' suggests the power they could exert if they were organized, and had some way of un derstanding each other. But so long as thty go at it single-handed their influence will remain in the weakened cendition it is now. A white man accused all blocJ: men of being cowards because a Negro in Mau.-Cpunty made two attempts to ,-namite bomb and throw It fimtc uiuua icct. ju ten flakes a man brave. ''VdrniaMon that President Jot appoint Mr. Lewis As- . Mr sistawL Attorney General should come as a s.' I'llse to th observant Nesro. It is aifac't.of je real man. We will soqf with us again' lican gyv'erno' our daily cpmp y the law makers 50, with a repub Merment will be 'from now till the If you pfd. points a pound for turkey for-hriylinas yoit should not blame the jjpal'nian. Pay, him and you 'can get' wore fuali EDITORIAL cifrPINGS. WASHINGTON'S AfJLEY ' PROBLEM. Public sentiment has at last been awakened to the conditions to be found in the alleys of fvshington. One of the leading civic bodies in the city has taken this matter under consideration and a thorough investi gation is to be made of the alleys and the facts gathered to be brought to the attention of the proper con gressional committee with the ulti mate purpose of having all alleys converted into minor streets. This is a movement which especi ally touches the colored necple of Washington and one in which they should be interested. A large ma jority of those who live in the alleys are colored people, and more can be clone to help them by the colored peo ple than by anyone else. The alley problem, as it is called, is not so much a problem of the alleys, as it is a problem of clean, sanitary liv ing. What our alley population needs most of all is to be taught how to live. The colored churches and. organizations ran do more to help these unfortunate class to learn how to live than can any other agencies. In the upward movement, therefore, for the betterment of our alleys and their population the colored people here should allow themselves to be left out. Washington American. More than two-thirds of the Negro voters in New York and Ohio, accord ing to a published statement, voted for the -Democratic candidates in the elections last month and at least half of the Negro voters in other Northern states voted the Democratic ticket. Let that fact be known in the South and the "grandfather clause" will soon pass into "innocuous desuetude." The Congrcgationalist and Chris tian World. DISTINGUISHED ORGANIST AT FISK. Dr. George Whitfield Andrews, Pro fessor of Organ in the Oberlin Con servatory of Music, will appear at Fisk University in an organ recital to-night Edward Dickinson, Author of the History of Music, regards Dr. Andrews as one of the ablest organ ists in the country. He says: "His recitals cover the whole range of or gan literature. He not only ha3 suf ficient skill for the easy mastery of the great work of organ music, but he also possesses the rare power of illuminating the composition that he performs with the fire of his own high artistic temperament." Dr. Andrews has made a specialty of appearing be fore the students In quite a large number of colleges throughout the country. He gave recitals at tbv'" cago world's Fair in 1S93, the St. Louis World's Fair, af been In great demand for orgar ings throughout the Middle Wes Andrews is also a composer of f, music of considerable note, and to-night play several composition. . his own. ' The holiday season at Fisk Unfv sity closed Tuesday night, and cla;r es resumed work Wednesday. .i ' i Speakkig of race 'leadership, ,di has to (f Jsider conditions. Too mar of our ixfople think that by.antagonV izing everything some other worthy wiuieu Ulan uas none iney snow ineir transcendent ability as leaders.' When; it comes to. tearing down, these lead ers occupy the , front of the stage.': When It comes to building up,, you can see their coat-tails as they rush out of the back door. We want lead ers, who can lead upward, and not wind-mill leaders, who lead down ward. Richmond Planet. FRANKLIN NOTES. ' Mrs Will Cart'wright and little sons, Wilber and John I. and Miss Julia Otey, of Nashve, are spending the holidays with their mother, Mrs. Ma linda Otey. Mrs. Syrilda Rateliffe entertained at dinner Monday Mrs. Bettle Kin- nard, Mrs. Amanda- Neely, Mrs. Mar garet North, Miss Mattie Kinnard, Mr. tarn Kinnard and little daughter. Wil- helmina, Mr. and Mrs. Jno. A. Hughes. An elaborate two-course menu was served. WCODLAWN NOTES. The holidays are being quietly and pleasantly celebrated here There were services at both-' churches Sun day. Rev. R. B. Polk held his first quar terly meeting with Palestine C. M. E. Church. Rev. C. H. Clark, of near Gallatin, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Johnson. IMr. Jno. Ewing has returned after a month's stay in Madisonvllle, Ky. ;uev. C. II. Clark was entertained at dinner Monday by Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Manson. Mr. B. F. Jones, teacher at Dotson- ville, is spending the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tones. .. Quite an interesting review of the Sunday-school year's work was held by the Sunday-school of the Baptist church Monday, after which a dinner and Christmas tree were arrangeu for the children, which was much en joyed by all. ,' Mr. Willie Cowherd, of Evansville, 13 spending a few days with her and loiatives here. Miss Ora L. Jones, of Clarksville, is sp nding a few days with her friends. Mr. J. M. Poindexter is spending the holidays with her daughter, Mrj Ligon Metcalf, of Rossview. Miss Ira Norfleet and Mr. Dexter Da vis were united in marriage Monday night. MURFREESBORO NOTES. Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Page, of Forrest avenue, entertained with a delightful, family dinner Sunday after noon complimentary to their sisters, Miss Parthenri H. Page and Mru. Odessa O'Neal, and her husband Mr. Reuben O'Neal, and Lawyer J. P. Rhines. The table decorations were most charming in their appointments. The centerpiece was a mound of crimson of poinsettias fringed with maiden hair fern and the season's chosen colors added to the attractive ness of the occasion. The genial company seated with the host and hostess were Hon. J. P. uhines, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben O'Neal, Miss II. Parthenia Page, Miss Hen rietta' Williams and father, Wylv Williams. CELEBRATES ST. JOHN'S DAY. F. A. A. Y. Free and accepted Masons celebrated St. John's Day ay night at their Hall. Prayer by the chaplain, a few remarks by Rev, Bryant, followed by the deputy A. W. Stones. One hundred and fifty were present. J. D. 'ROWELL, Grand Master of State of Tenn WINCHESTER NOTES. We had one of the finest games of the-' season for Christmas last Tues day, Wolverines vs. Black Tigers (Se wanee). Line-up; Black Tigers' stars: Yum Yum, Tx)gan Phillips, John Moseley, Mo Pharland, Landes Rankin, Wolverine Stara: McMurray, Green, Daniel, Trimble. There were about 800 people pres ent. Among the Sewanee rooters, FARMS AMD FARMERS MORE PROFITABLE CORN-PLANT ING METHOD. Mr. C. P. Hartley, of the Department of Agriculture in a recent bulletin compares the advantages of drillins and ordinary checking of corn with those of "kernel-spaced checking" or checKing in which the hill is one of four stalks, each placed at one of the corners of a five-inch or larger sauare. Un tests of this method conducted at uouna mil ana McLean, Va., and at viKeton, u., Kon different soils and ith different types of com .trains 13 3-4, 5 and 4 per cent., respectively, V tDe yieili seured by the ordi- y meinoa were obtained. Jr. Hartley suggests the manufac of check rowers with two shoes ', ach com row and a separate i,ng tube for each kernel of a iud adjustable in point of num ,1 kernels dropped and the spacing 'n'a the kernels of a hill. It is )l out that the increased yield .suich kernel spacing should be ir .gain, as a properly constructel ck, rower should drop the seed in rM,iarate places as rapidly and cheap- ny',s the present check rower does its 'Wtfrk.' No difficulty was encountered im cultivating corn planted in this itiper , in rows 3 1-4 feet apart in'j-enprse z-row cultivators could t!, p.tbeeti used to as good advantage ftiijt&if;the usual method of checking, evaiiougji me Kernels naa oeen spitify.six or eight inches apart. At MWt'nh, Va., and Piketon, O., it was nq;.d '-.that kernel-spaced rows were lessilbject to damage by winds t&an those .''checked in the ordinary num ner. ':' Problem of Farm Help. The scarcity and, in some localities, the entire absence of efficient farm la bor, has greatly hindered the intro duction and development, especially in the South, of intensive methods of cultivation, which are the only sure means of bringing production up to the high level attained in tountries where farming lands are scarce.' This has brought on a further dis cussion of the treatment of farm la borers and the inducement, or lack of inducement, to life on the farm. It Is generally acknowledged that the average farmer, in his treatment of farm hands, does not make the life very attractive, and that the only so lution of the problem lies in a radical change in the method, especially in so far as it concerns their home and family life. 1 is suggested that the married laborer should be given the preference, and he should be pro vided with a cottage of his own, with a piece of land, one to five acres, which he may cultivate for his own Benefit, and of which he should be of fered an opportunity to become the owner. The idea could be extended so as to include the settlement, on similar tracts,,- of enough laborers, with their families, to supply all the needs of the farm in busy seasons. The necessary investment in each cot tage, so provided, would not be large, and the possession of a little "home of his own" by each laborer would go far to substitute, at a lower cost, per manent employment for the nomadism which is tolay such an unwholesome feature of ihe industrial situation on the farm. , . LIME NOT A SUBSTITUTE FERTILIZER. FOR The idea yet exists among many that lime is a fertilizer. If lime is applied no commercial fertilizer need be bought, think scores of farmers. This is far from being the case. Lime is needed in many soifls, but not to take the place of the phosphoric acid and potash of commercial fertilizers. Its function is to sweeten the soil, to make a sandy soil more compact and a clay soil more open, and to liberate plant food that exists in the soil. Lime will usually stimulate the soil to greater production for a few years, but if no stable manure, commercial fertilizer nor green manure to used the yields will fall off until they wi bo below what they were before lime was Note the effect of lime one season in an experiment at the Pennsylvania Experiment Station: Manure 6 tons, lime 2 tons, 5784 pounds of hay per acre; manure 6 tons, 4,006 pounds;, lime 2 tons, 1.88P, pounds; and no lime, no manure, 1,010 pounds of hay per acre. But the yields of all products on the four different treatments for 25 years were respectively 18,016 pounds per acre, 17,383 pounds, 11,632 ponds, and 11,663 pounds per acre. The manure was applied every two years and the lime every four years. A rotation of crops with good tillage made the yields on the no fertilizer, no manure plats better than than they would have been under average con ditions. It will be observed that the yield for the entire period on the ma nure plot was nearly as good as where lime was added too. Manure had practically the same effect as lime. This is a point of common observa tion; manure helps get clover, lime hflps get clover, and in many in stances the combination gives the largest returns. 'Use lime and watch results from year to year, but do not cease to use PARADE llfcs FOR LODGES. t : V "4 -. 4 PLATE I. We manufacture K. P. Lodge Banners w per illustration given above, at prices iccording to quality of materials and irimmings, ranging from $;0 to $75; silk embroidered work from $80 to $ll(); hand embroidered bullion' work from $l;!,r to $2(50. Specifications furnished on banners t any price desired. :: :: :: mmmm G. U.O.ofO.F PLATE 2. This iliows a very popular design for . U. O. of O. tf. Lodges. Front made ri white flag silk. Lambrequin, or Cur tain, of red silk. Painted m gold leaf ind oil colors, back of red banner sateen. Trimmed with imported gold lace, fringf tassels, etc Hardwood pole, woodcrcf bar, rtn cover and holster. Prices fc. . . 4,. ?f the acare Banners will ? made for any other org.?. "4on at sani prices, changing emblems and lettering to suit the Order. :: :: t , For farther information -wrlic to $ National Baptist Publishing Board. R. H. BOYX, Secretary. stable manure, green manure and a commercial fertilizer, supplying phos phoric acid and for some soils at least potash. KNOWLES SCHOOL ALLIANCE MEETING. The Knowlcs School Alliance will hold their mC2ting at tho Knowlei School Friday, January 6, 1911, at 2:30 o'clock. A good attendance is desired. The influence for the im provement of the coflditions of the school surroundings is already man ifest. "We solicit the interest of ail the patrons of this school, also our friends. A paper and topics bearing upon parental problems will be dis cussed. MRS. S. P. HARRIS, President; MRS. T. CLAY MOORE, Sec'y. 'III UJ. a