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('Til O v It NASHVILLE, TE.N., FRIDAY. OCTOBER 27, 19 1 No. 42 Y..L. VI. I 1 AN ! N "v V J J M OUTLOOK BRIGHT Itl NASHVILLE !NEV BUSINESS E NT ELI PIUSES STAHTE1). General Feeling of Mutual Interest. that it will be necessary for encour agement to te given to every citizen in the bounds of this corporation. The best of feeling prevails among the white and black people here and every j one Is showing the disposition to do j tinto his brother: as he would be dono ; by. It is believed that within the' next few years Nashvlle will outrank any city in ic South, for with the spirit of brotherly interest existing , everywhere it is absolutely impossible to thwart that growth that comes to any communty where all the citizens are pulling in the same direction. . ON A. M. E, C FEBENCE MEETS IN FOllTf-FOUllTH SKs-SUN. JOHNSON'S THEATRE N EARING COMPLETION WILL HAVE LARGE SEATING CAPACITY WILL BE OPERATED AS WELL AS OWNED BY NEGROES EM BALMING SCHOOL ON FOURTH AVENUE BRANCH OF CINCIN-j NATI INSTITUTION OTHER' EVIDENCE OF MUCH PROGRESS. Tho hnefnpiHa nntinnlr In Nashville v, - among Negroes is very promising at ; this season. Many improvements are being made and permanent growth is visible in many ways. Several en terprises have started recently with such promise and it is rumored that others will bo opened up within the near future. Nashville Negroes are soon to have what they have desired, namely, a flr3t-class theatre owned and operated by members of the race. Mr. A. N. Johnson is erecting a com modious and magnificient brick build ine on Cedar street, which will have offices and store rooms in front and a theatre in the rear. The approach to the theatre will be through a wide, commodious hall or walk-way to a flight of stairs, which will lead to the theatre from the hallway. The seat ing capacity will be suffcient to ac commodate the citizens of Nashville, and the plays selected, or rather the companies that will be engaged for this theatre will all be of the highest character. It is the manager's inten tion to make it a first-class amuse ment hall where all of the people can go and enjoy themselves. Another business enterprise Just started 13 tho new embalming com pany started by Mr. Leach and others. The concern is under the direction of the Embalming College of Cincinnati. This branch is for the specific benefit of the Negroes who are in the undertaking business. BISHOP TYREE RETURNS TO , TEXAS. j Bishop Evans Tyree left the city i Monday night for his field of labor j in Texas to complete his quadrennial work. On the eve of his departure he expressed himself to a Globe rep resentative as hopeful of a good year's work. He cited that the churches in the Lone Star State that are of the African Methodist con nection had raised ten thousand and some odd dollars and cents for edu cation. TJhis money goes to Paul Quinn College at Waco, Texas, which is rapidly forging to the front among the schools of the African Methodist church. It is very probable that the next General Conference, which con venes in Kansas City in May, will transfer Bishop Tyree to some other district as he has. spent eight years already in Texas. The people mere, however, will be glad to have him re turn. It is not known ;ust where he will be sent However, the people of Texas are very .proud of their leader and gladly receive him for the third quardrennial if the General Confer ence should see fit to send him back. Delegates to the Gen eral Conference. ASSEMBLY BEING HELD IN ST. JOHN LARGE CROWDS IN AT TENDANCE REPORTS ARE ' VERY GOOD GENERAL IN CRESE IN FINANCES AND MEM BERSHIPREV. S. L. HOWARD LEADS DINNER SERVED AT CHURCH EACH DAY NEXT MEETING AT MT. PLEASANT APPOINTMENTS MONDAY. An enterprise of which not much is heard, but is " destined to do a great good to the needy peo ple is the old folks' home be ing' erected by Dr. C, H. Clark, pastor, of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. This institution will fill a long-felt need to the old people in the church that is supporting it and shows that the leadng Negro pastors in the city are waking to the needs of the people Dr. Clark has done a great deal of work for the uplift of the people in Nashville, and never tires, but is al ways discussing and devising plans whereby the dependent of the race can be taken care of. Aside from these individual institutions the city is becomng aroused and concerned as to the welfare of its Negro citizens. They recognize the need of a library for Negroes that they may read and keep posted on the progress of the times. They also recognize the need of parks and playgrounds that the Negro children may be kept in a healthy condition. Every indication points to times of peace and happi ness in this cty. The slogan adopted bv the Board of Trade. "Nashville Of fers Opportunity," is taken to mean that every citizen must be made to feel that he is a part of this munici pality. The opinion is expressed that the hearty co-operation of every Ne gro will be had, which co-operation serves as a great lever in the efforts being put forth to place Nashville in the proper sphere. The Y. M. C. A. work among Negroes in receiving attention. It is Dointed out that when the white people made their canvass for funds to erect their Y. M. C. A. building, that those Negroes who were able to do so contributed freely to that cause. It is also remembered that the Negro voters of the city came to the rescue when the high school proposition was before the people. The Nashville Negroes have con vinced the world that they are inter ested in everything that pertains to the upbuilding of their home city and to keep this spirit alive it is argued WASHINGTON PROSECUTES UL-RICH. The Educator's Assailant Again Pleads for Delay Case Se$ November 6. New York City, Oct. 17 Harry A. Ulrich, the drunken thug who so bru tally attacked Dr. Booker T. Wash ington, the Tuskegee educator, on a public street in this city last March, was "brought to book" in the Court of Special Session, Part V, today, Judges Zeller, Mayo and Ryan presiding. Dr. Washington was in court to prosecute Ulrich; present also were his secretary. Emmett J. Scott; Hon. Chas. W. Anderson, Collector of In ternal Revenue for the Second Dis trict of New York; Fred R. Moore, writer and publisher of The New York Age; Hon. Ralplv V. Tyler, auditor for the Navy Department, Washington. D. C; George W. Harris, of the Am sterdam News, and other of Dr. Wash ington's friends. The people of the State of New York were represented by Assistant Attorney James E. Smith. .Dr. Wash ington's personal attorney, Willard H. Smith, was present as consulting at torney. Ulrich has continued to have this case continued each time it has been called for trial, hoping that Dr. Wash ington would drop the prosecution; to-day, through his counsel, ne again pleaded for delay, .claiming that he had not been able to get his witnesses into court this despite the fact that he has had seven months to do so. District Attorney Smith opposed the motion, claiming that. Ulrich had no witnesses, and that his plea for delay was simply an effort to avoid the con sequences of his brutal and uncalled for assault. The judges decided they would give him one more chance, and have set the case down for trial Mon day, November 6. Dr. Washington has notified the District Attorney's of fice that he will cancel all the engagements he has for Wisconsin and the West, made long since, so as to be in court and prosecute Ulrich. The assault occurred several months ago, and Ulrich at the time told con tradictory stories of what led to it. To tho police he said that he had ta ken Dr. Washington for a burglar, but to the reporters he said that Dr. Washington had insulted Mrs. Ulrich, his wife. Ulrich, however, was never married to the woman he claimed as his wife, and the real wife of Ulrch, who lives in New Jersey and was de serted bv him several years ago. con fronted him in court when he was to day arraigned for trial. The meeting of the Tennessee Con ference of the African Metnodist Epis copal Church has attracted much at tention during the week. From the lime the conference opened Wednes day morning in St. John A. M. E. Church, up to this time the church has been crowded and the sessions interesting. This year closes the adniinistra tion of Bishop H. Blanton Parkes, rs the general conference 'which ects in Kansas City, Mo., next May will doubtless assign him to another district, and several have Deen men tioned as his successor. It may be that one of the new bishops will come to Tennessee. The conference is composed of a fine body of men from all parts of the state, and many visitors from ctser parts of the country are here, either general office' i or aspirants for honors in the general church, They were to see and know the de legates who are to go to the general conference. NEGRO SEGREGATION NOT CONSTITUTIONAL. Norfolk, Va., October 26. The new seeresation ordinance restricting the residence of Negroes to certain streets and localities was declared unconstitutional by Justice Duncan yesterday. The court held the ques tlon was one of taste rather than law. The case was appealed and will go to the Supreme Court. Rev. J. Q. Johnson lined the open ine hvmn Wednesday morning, and the opening prayer was made by Bishop Parks introduced Rev. F. YV.. Rev. A. P Gray. Following this Bishop Parks introduced Rev. F. W. Gardner, presiding elder or the Shel byville district, who preached tlj4 opening sermon. It was scholarly and well delivered. Then followed Holy Communion administered by Bishop Parks, who was assisted by the pre siding elders of the conference. "Be fore we go further let us sing the song that mean3 so much to us as ministers of the gospel," said Bish&p Parks, and lined "And are we yet alive'" The ministers joined in the singing with much fervor and shook hands. The roll was called by Rev. J. A. Jones, D. D., of Shelbyville, Presi dent of Turner Normal and Indus trial College. The following officers were elected: J. A. Jones, D. D., sec retary ; G. W. Hodge, assistant sec retary; S. W. West, statistical secre-; tirv: L. Buford. C. L. Smith, J. W. : Thompson, C. A. Jordan, S. L. Ma jors, marshals; J. T. Gilmore, corre spondent to the Christian Recorder, PhiladelDh at J. Q. Johnson, to the Southern Christian Recorder, Colum- bus, Ga.; T. W. Stephens, M. D., to, the Western Christian Recorder, Kan- j sas City, Mo.; J. A. Crump, to the, Voice of Missions, New York City; ; Charles Stewart, ofheial press repre sentative to the dally press and se-' cular papers. At this DOint the Bishop announced that the conference was duly or ganized and officially announced the death of Rev. T. W. Haigler, presid ing elder or the soutn Nasnviue dis trict, and out of respect the confer ence adjourned five minutes. Then followed the introduction of visitors. Among those introduced were Revs. John Huret, D. D or Washington, D. C, financial secretary; Julian C. Caldwell, D. D., Nashville secretary Allen Christian Endeavor: Mr. Ira T. Brvant. Nashville, secretary of A. M. E. Sunday School Union; Revs. J. R. Ransom, D. D., Topeka, Kans.; M. H. Leath, Florence, Ala.: G. J. Robinson, Belle Fountain, Ohio; J. W. Richmond and W. L. Denton, of the Methodist Episcopal Church. . The committees were announced and the conference spent the rest of the day hearing reports of pastors. Most of the reports were in advance of the previous year. During the noon hour dinner was served in the lecture room of the church by a committee from Payne Chapel A. M. E. Church, East Nash ville. "Self-help" was the keynote of the several addresses delivered at the rc ptlon ghen the bishops and mem bers of the Tennessee conference at the African Methodist Episcopal Church Wednesday night at St. John's A. M. F. Church. A large crowd was TTrsent, many being unable to get striding room. Rev. S. L. Howard, pastor of the fhrrch. presided. He said In the out set that the people were proud to have in the city some of the mov no d men and women of the race, and that It. was a pleasure to hlra . to turn over to the conferente headed . by one of the -nost noted men of the 1 Neero race of America, Bishop Parks, j th keys of the church. J The first address of welcome was delivered by Dr. W. S. Ellington,' editorial secretary of the National ; IBiptist Publishing Board. D. A. ; I Hart, secretary of St. John's Church,! delivered an address, after which Rev. ' : J. A. Jones, president of Turner Col- j leg--, spoke. Bishop Parks then maCe an able , address In which he spoke of the Ne-! ! pro and his achievements during the , i past forty years, showing that he 1 : had not been asleep but was .up and . doing. j ' Before taking up the reports Bishop . ' Parks introduced Rev. I. H. Jones, of the C. M. E. Church; W. G. Por-; I. r, D. D., and II. F. Smith, presiding e'derb of the Central Tennessee Con fen nee; T. II. Blackman, H. P. Bel cher, of the Methodist Episcopal Church; J. F. Dean, Dixon, Tenn., and W. A. Lewis, D. D., secretary : and treasurer of the Connectional Preachers' Aid Association of the A M. E. Church, with headquarters in Nashville. Dr. Lewis stated that ne was put- j ting forth an effort to establish a ; fund for the aged ministers who had given their life in the service. He : wanted that there should be a place where they could go for food and shelter when unable to preach. i Report of Pastors. i The report of pastors who were not T -.-esent at the opening of the con ference claimed attention. Rev. W. : Sampson Brooks, pastor or St. Paul ; A. M. E. Church, reported that the i church had sent to the conference $;U0 for the dollar money fund, whicn , was over last year, and the church had collected for Its running ex ! nenses $5,000 since the last session of the conference. He was given an ovation. ' : The Committee on. First Year's Studies reported that Rev. Jesse J. Parker, who was a student in Tut ner College, had passed the required examination and passed him to the ( second year. , Class Failed. ! The entire class of the third year ( failed and will have to remain in the class another year. Bishop Parks ' said that the man who wanted to j keep up in the ministry would have ito study. ' j The questions in the discipline were , asked and answered. Question 13, i "Who have -died this year?" At this point the death of Bishops Ahram Grant and James A Handy i was announced, also Rev. T. W. Halg 1 ler, presiding elder of the Nashville ' District, and Watson Johns, local I deacon of St. Paul. Mt. Pleasant Selected. I "Where shall our next conference 'be held?" To this question, Mt. I Plensant was selected. The Bishop announced that it had I been the custom of the church since 1 its organization to hold a General I Conference, and to such a conference delegates were elected. "We have : now reached that place in our con ' ference. You will not have any ob- jection to electing. How many dele 1 cates is this conference entitled to, Brother Secretary?" "Six." came the prompt response from Secretary Jones. Revs. J. C. Caldwell and G. W. Porter were elect or tellers; J. G. Robinson and D. A. Graham, clerks. The following delegates were elect ed on the first ballot: Revs. A. P. Gray, W. Sampson Brooks, S. L. ' Howard, W. B. Denny and G. L. Jack son. This narrowed the race clpwn to Revs. H. L. P. Jones and G. R. Nor- man. The first ballot showed Rev. Jones to be In the lead and all of j the strong aspirants withdrew and save him the field. He was elected ; by a big vote. I Dinner was served by St. Paul ! Church members. Every member of the conference and many others were ' dined sumptuously In the large- Sun- day-school dining-room. Friday morning. October 2Cth, the I conference opened with devotion. Af I ter a few preliminaries the report Jof St. John A. M.E. Clfcirch was called for. Rev. .Howard had a splendid report. Over $G,000 had been raised for all purposes and the church (Continued on Page 4.) EAST TENNES SEE SYNOD HOLDS ANNUAL SES SION AT COLU31MA. Kntertaiiicd by 31 1. flll,. fU 1. liiuur I'll m en. LARGE DELEGATION REPRESENT ING MANY PARTS OF COUNTRY REV. C. B. DUSENBERRY MOD ERATOR IMPORTANT SUB JECTS DISCUSSED THE HOME TRAINING OF THE CHILD FOR CHURCH NEGRO COMPARED TO PIPPIN BY ONE SPEAKER A MIGHTY FACTOR IN HIS COUNRY. Special to the Globe: The East Tennesse Synod of the Presbyterian Church convened here at Mt. Tabor Church Oct. 19th, and continued until Sunday night, 22nd. There was quite a large delegation, with many sections of tne country represented. At 7:30 p. m. Thursday the Synod was called to order by the moderator, Rev. C. B. Dusenberry, of Aaheville, N. C, who preached the In troductory sermon. Rev. D. S. Col der, pastor of the local cnurch, read the report of the committee on ar langements. At 11:30 a. in. Friday there was a slrmon by Rev. H. L. Peteison, A. M., of Memphis, Tenn. At 7 : CO p. m. Rev. J. W. Malloy (white) of the First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, Tenn., by invitation oi Rev. Collier made an address on the "hnportance of Home Training of the ( nild for the Church." Ills remarKs along this line were very appropriate. Mr. Craig, who has traveled around the world In the interest of the church, made a very interesting talk on the progress that is being made in the foreign fields by tne mission aries, both intellectually and spirit ually. At 9 p. m. Rev. G. T. Dlllard, D. D.. superintendent of the Sunday school work for the colored people In the South, spoke very ably and In terestingly on the 'Condition of the Negro, His Position, His Progress, ' His Opportunities and Row id Better These Conditions." In part, Dr. Dll lard said that "the Negro was a great factor, for he is the only race that can stand up and look 'he white man in the face;" In his comparison he describe the Negro as pippin by the side Of a crabapple tree," and says, "because of the sourness of the crab apple no one ever trouples them; but the pippin being sweet, everybody wants them and it is with the Negro today because of his importance as a mighty factorl n this country every body is after him, and with all of the figuring and figuring af'er him, regardless of what the result may be, the Negro still continues to progress." With reference to the estimation of the Negro's standing, he said, "the white man too often judges the Ne gro at a l'.g distance, and generally pnssrd judgment on him before any evidence was reached." Dr. Dillard is quite a speaker, and the freedom with which he uses his words and the manner of his delivery are evi dence that he is quite a profound thinker. BISHOP C. S. SMITH AS A PRE- SIDING OFFICER. Of the forty-five delegates who pre sided over the various sessions of the Fourth Ecumenical Conference, To ronto, Canada, October 4-11, 1911, Bishop C. S. Smith, of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, alone re ceived special mention by the press. The Christian Guardian, or Toronto, Canada, which was the official organ of the Conference, made this observa tion: "Bishop C. S. Smith made a good chairman. With the urbanity of his race, he gave some liberty where oth er presiding officers rigidly forbad. Perhaps that lent itself to a freedom of discussion which is one of the best features of the conference." The Christian Advocate, Nashville, Tnn., the officialorgan of the Metho dist Episcopal Church, South, gave ex pression as follows: "One of the best presiding officers of the conference is a colored man Bishop Smith, of the African Metho dist Episcopal Church. He Is ready and appears equal to all demands."