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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
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VILLE GLOBE will be gladly cor
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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
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FOR LODGES.
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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
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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.
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