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NASHVILLE GLOBE, FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1912. NASnVILLE GLOBE. fetched 'rr-arFridaiia the y-ar t M Fourth appeared to be fully saturated Business and Arrargements. On a recent occasion a Negro man, inam, Sunk. NaahTiile, Tana., by the KAsaraxE globe publishing coMfAinr, Telephone, Main ISM. with the "soft drlnkB" such a3 are sold in Nashville, was heard to make this remark: "Niggers never have no business; white folks have busi ness; Niggers have 'rangements. A Vo actio ukaa of anonymous oontributlona. digger never was known to have no business; they just have 'range- tetutad u twvond -class matter Jaouury 19, liOS. I aa nwat-oflica at Nattmllt. TenBoutac. under CooereM of March 3. li'.i. SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE. fftwTaar ft Mental Tim Mntht i Cpy .$ 1 50 80 40 OS Kodfy the office when you fail to let your paper. ADVERTISING RATES FURNISHED UPON AP PUCATION. KADIHO MATTER RATES. I niU per line for each insertion. m cent per tine for each insertion in (black Adrertiaini copy should be in the office not later then I a. m. Tuesday ot each week. mental" Most of the people who heard the remark laughed it off as a joke. Some were disgusted, in fact, all who heard the remark regretted that the man of their race was con ducting himself so rudely hi public. But there were Borne who heard the statement and stopped to think, and they asked themselves the question: "After all, is not there some truth FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1912. TO THE PUBLIC. Any erroneous reflections upon the character, Jn tne assertion? The man was not aaaaiiiial er reputation of any person. Arm or cor- , nation, which may appear in the column of the questioned as to What he meant Dy JA8HVILLE GLOBE will he flladly corrected upon . crtoTT1nr v.., the nnestinn sue- Mil hrouiht to the attention of the manufie- the statement, out tne question sug wt. , , ., . , tweets itself: "Is it possible for a Send correspondence for publication so as to raw a the office Monday No matter intrnded man who is not educated to thorough- nVrli ly understand business?" We submit T.1' . , U1 , . k. . that Negroes are yet in their infancy ill news sent is for publication must be written ",vc " " r on one side of the paper, and should be ae-i when considered as a race. Not nwnioi by the name of the contributor, not fMGoaoarily for publication, but as evidence of faod'j Quite Mty years irom Slavery; ue- prived of the opportunity to study business with the leading men of the country, they have been greatly han- ... dicapped in commercial pursuits. But Amusements in Nashville. nevrtnelesa made For many years the Negroes of this Btrjde8 along business lines. Some city have complained that they were 0f them are succeeding beyond doubt, not provided with ample amusements. fbut many nave attempted and failed. One of the complaints was that they Failures are not racial, for thousands had no parks to which they could 0f men wh0 are members of other go for recreation. Rev. Preston 'Tay- race8 hat have had centuries of lor, our public-spirited citizen, was training, start in business only to the first to answer this plea in the make a complete failure; and, on establishment of Greenwood Park, a the. other hand, thousands succeed, nlace of amusement equal to any in rjusiness is a pursuit or occupation the South, and the people are show- that requires energy, time and ing their unstinted appreciation. The thought; arrangement is the act of city officials, led by Mayor Howse putting it in proper order, and the Board of Park Commission- One of the things on the part of ers, decided that the Negro citizens the b'ack man that has caused his of Nashville were entitled to a city undoing in the commericial world is park where those who want to spend the tendency to discredit education, a quiet hour could go and sit in the Many of them reach the conclusion cool shades and read a book or maga- that experience will outlast educa zine, or while away the time as they tion. This is a misnomer. Those might see fit. Consequently a large men of the race who are not educat tract of land, consisting of 34 acres, ej( an(j who have succeeded in busi has been purchased by the city and negg are creatures of circumstances. Nashville Negroes are satisfied along! in this age we find men organizing that line. combines and what we generally But there are others who seek term trusts, and where the uneducat pleasures and amusements of a dif- d man counts his profits in dollars ferent character. They like to go to, the educated man counts hi3 In cents theaters and enjoy the plays. Mr. an(i mills. He Is able to figure A. N. Johnson, one of our leading 0ut the value of a mill, and can cal citizens, has responded to that de- culate what the mill will be worth mand with the Majestic Theater, to him In twenty years or fifty years. Since its completion only two of the He then sets about to organize his Kest amusemjent : organization con,- business. He figures out the cost of trolled by Negroes have been staged every item. He knows before-hand at that house; but it is with regret wnat it will require to produce his that the statement must be mad stuff and what it will cost him to that Nashville Negroes have not seu it He is able also to estimate shown their appreciation of such what a certain thing ought to be shows. Their complaint is that the WOrth at a certain time. With his prices are too high. They never trained mind he is able to see in stop to count up the cost attached to the distance the probable reverse such organizations as a troupe of I that are likely to come to him. So dancers and "rag-time singers, but it j ho calcu'ates on a margin of safety, is a different proposition when one an(i j8 therefore in a position to meet sets about to organize a high-class the reverses when they come. The theatrical company. It costs thou- uneducated man cannot do this. Hu sands of dollars to equip and main- goe3 on from year to year succeea tain a troupe of professional per- jng. gees his cost and his profits, but formers. Actors of class cannot be ne is not able to see the reverses found on the street corners. Their that are likely to come, and is there services are In demand, for there are by unable to prepare for that day. sections of the country where their' h6 js unable to Bee also that there services are appreciated; and if Nash- ja a greater danger in handling a big ville desires to have such shows sh business than there is in handling a must make up her mind to pay the sman one, and thereby he becomes price. drunk on success. As a result he Negroes have for years visited awakes some morning to find hlm white theaters where they are com- Beif a bankrupt and unable to ex pelled to go and take the "jim crow" trlcate himself from the awful pre- service, entering through alleys and j (Hcament he is in. side-doors. They- have complained Education is a necessity In this ago of the treatment, but on many occa- 0f big business, and no race can hope sions these same people have paid to permanently succeed In business as high as $1.00 and sometimes $1.51) or in any line when it reaches the to stroll through a muddy alley ori through some side door and make their way to the last Btory in the house, and their strain their eyes and ears to see and hear a performance. But they throw up their hands as if horrified when they are asked to pay less money for choice seats in a theater of their own. They say that the same shows are put on in larger cities for much less money, but they get that in those cities which are several times the size of Nashville, a hundred to one persons attend every show. Again, they forget that shows are organized in these cities and that the matter of traveling does not en ter into the expense. The whits shows that come to the Vendome in Nashville do not charge the same price in New York and Chicago they do here, for the same reasons stated above, and those who have been close observers have noticed that the dally papers in this city have found cause to complain that white shows are not patronized here as freely as they must bo if the best are to be secured. So, if the Negroes of Nashville desire high-class amuse ments they must make up their minds to pay high-class prices. He is that type of man that this nation admires, and if he is not nomi nated it will be one the greatest disappointments the American people have ever sustained. The Taft managers continue' to c'aim the nomination, but it is known that they are not basing their claim on the attitude of the people., Sj therefore, they must have in mind some deep laid scheme to rob the people of their wishes. Time only can tell 'what will be the outcome; but if the wishes of the people arc trampled under foot by the delegates elected by them to the National Convention to carry out their wishes, it must be expected that there will be a revolt, and in all likelihood a democrat will be elected president of the United States. We do not be lieve, however, that the representa tives of the people will so disregard their wishes and we believe that Mr. Roosevelt will be nominated In June and elected President or the United States In November. Jack Johnson is In New Mexico training for his fight with Flynn; but he left his white wife in Chicago J. Arthur is not as foolish as some people would take him to be. The Tennessee delegates to "the A. M. E. General Conference Fay therj were no dissensions in their ranks. We will have to accept their word for It, being as they are, for the most part, ambassadors of the lowly Nazarence. In Louisville, Kentucky, a short while ago, the body of a white boy was found dangling at the end of a rope. Recent developments have concvined the father of this bashrd convinced the father of the boy that he was lynched by his associates. This only goes to show that the mob spirit is weaving itself into the very fiber of the American people, and superintendent Mt. Nebo Daptisl Sunday-School; paper on the general sub ject for discussion. Miss Emma Car ney, of Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Sunday-School; discussion ltd by Rev. T. J. Lewis, superintendent Mt. Olive Baptist Sunday-School; Sunday-school lesson reviewed fifteen minutes by Rev. G. K. Wilson, pastor. Collec tion. Closing prayer, Brother Hunt, Superintendent Mt. Bethel Baptist Sunday-School. The cost of living continues to soar. The people would appreciate a drop in the price of green peas and snap beans more right now than they can any man for the presidency of the United States. KORTRECHT HIGH SCHOOL COM MENCEMENT, j Special to the Globe. Memphis. Tenn., May 29. The an nual commencement of the Kortrecht High School will be held Friday night, May 30th, at Church's Auditorium, on Beale street. The following is the, program as it will be rendered: Oration-Education the Basis of Racial and National Supremacy," James Claud Donoho. Music. Declamation "Character and Achievement Bertha Franklin Davis. Music. Oration "Self Respect a Guaranty of Respect of Others," Charles Edward Taylor. Music Valedictory The Greatest Architect is the One that Makes the Happiest Home, Cecelia Maxlne Webster. Music Presentation of Diplomas. Music Benediction. Class of 1912 Clifton Harold Allen, Willie Mae Baker, Ruhye Annette Pomar, David Ray Burnett, Ashley Dorothy Hawkins, Fannie Mae Neil son, Nannie Mae Pope, Anna Louise Tapley, Cecelia Maxine Webster, Bertha Franklin Davis, Jas. Claud Donoho, Wm. Arthur Driver, Jr., Blanche Fairfax Foreman, Chas. Edward Taylor, Clarence Atthews Thompson, Roberta Estefla Walton, Mabel Georgia White. Faculty of High School. G. P. Hamilton, Principal. Literary Department W. A. Lynk, Ade'a E. Jones, S. S. Brown, Anna J. Polk. Mary W. Jennings, Lucia E. Campbell, Mary E. McMichael, Blanche L. Wright. Industrial Department E. L. Sim on, Wi'lia M. Brown, Bessie W. Simon, Lucile N. Baker. Frugal and Monarch THE TWO RICH COALS Lump, 4-inch or Nut, S3.00 Per Ton OR 12c PER BUSHEL Buy Coal Now and Save Money CHAS. C. MEADOR. Manager Overton & ISusli 1212 Broadway 1021 Cei 13 Arcade RHONE MAIN 4841 c unless a sentiment Is created against lynch law, in a few years this coun try will be a nation of lawbreakers. COMMUNICATION. W500 City Items. t f y t f t t t ? f v i The Only Sporting Goods House in the City Largest Line of Base Ball and Fishing Tackle Goods in (he South Let us prove it Dixie Sporting Goods Go. lOS CIIUIIC1I STREKT 18th Avenue and Jefferson St. Staple emd Fancy Groceries Fresh Meats and Vegetables "Good Things" to eat always on hand. If you don't see it ask for it, TREIBER has it "GET A RECEIPT" with every purchase as it will be money to you. conclusion that education is of no use. Republican Presidential Outlook The fight for the nomination for President in the Republican party Is in Taft's managers will doubtless find another batch of fifty or more dele gates for him since the election in New Jersey. It Is remarkable how much they can get out of defeat. overshadowing all things else in this country now. The tilt between ex President Roosevelt and President Taft has been one of the most strenn ous ever known in the history of this country. A few months ago it ap peared that President Taft, with the federal office holders' machinery, had the nomination sewed up; but recent developments have changed the situ ation entirely. Mr. Roosevelt can he truly styled a "come-back," and it is clear that if the wishes of the people are respected he will be nomi nated at the National Republlca Convention which will convene Chicago In June. No election is certain until it baa been held. There are so many tricks In politics that the shrewdest men do not know what the outcome will be; but from all points of view it appears that Mr. Roosevelt will be aide to break down the opposition to a third-term and will be over whelmingly nominated by the Repub lican National Convention as their standard-bearer. The Globe haB held all along that he would be. He Is the most popular man in America today. He is a courageous states man and is a fighter of the first order. REV. GRAY DISSENTS- Dear Mr. Editor: Please allow me space In the columns of your paper to give a cor rect statement of some thlngB that happened at the General Conference of the A. M. E. Church in Kansas City, Mo. You stated in last week's Issue that a Bpecial meeting was called and that I, A. P. Gray, was de prived of my leadership of the Ten nessee delegation, and that the honor was conferred upon Dr. G. L. Jackson. You were misinformed. These are the facts In the case: I was elected leader of the Tennessee delegation by the sufferage of my brethren and I filled the place as leader of 'the de legation of the Tennessee annual con ference and served on the Episcopal Committee that makes the appoint ment of the bishops and I will hold aid position for the next four years uatil another is elected in my Btead at the close of the quadrennium. The whole delegation, composed of the three conferences in the state, elected me chairman of the state de legation, ' and because two of the members of the West Tennessee Con ference desired me to use my influ ence for six per cent, of the Dollar Money to be given to the C. P. A. department, of which Dr. LieWis was Secretary-Treasurer, and I refused to support the proposition, they tried to force me to do so, and before I would offered my resignation aa chairman of the state delegation and Dr. Jack son was elected in my stead. The delegation of the Tennessee annual conference was not divided only on railroad matters. You alBO stated that we came back with empty honors. Dr. J. A. Jones was defeated as Editor of the south. em Christian Recorder on account of sympathy thrit was shown Dr. Allen in his old age. Dr. Roman laid down, so to speak. I mean pulled put of the race. Dr. S. L. Howard was elected Secretary of the Evangelical Bureau and was located at Nashville with headquarters at A. M. E. S. S. Union. The Southern Recorder was perma nently located at Nastivtl'e, also the A. M. E. Review. Trof. Ira T. Bry ant was re-elected by acclamation as Secretary-Treasurer A. M. E. S. S. Union, and Dr. J. C. Caldwell, also as Secretary-Treasurer A. C. E. League. I am sure this is more honor than Tennessee had before, and neither do they look empty to me. A. P. GRAY. oooooooooooooooooooooooe Mr. and Mrs. Walter Alexander spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Head, of Sylvan street. Mrs. Willa B. Reed, of Owensbofo, Ky is in the city visiting her sistjer, Mrs. Mabel Overton, at 106 Wood- jj p pz Co. land street. THY GERMAN STILE TABLE VHEGAR IN 10 CENT BOTTLES On Your Table Make A Ciootl Salatl Heller Nashville. Mr. and Mrs. uagar rueai are re- M v, r- AAI, joicing over the arrival of a fine baby ItlOnCy tO LOall gin ouiiuajr, iviaj ui.u. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stewart, of Eighteenth avenue, North, are jproud $1000, $1500, $2C0j or $3000 on good parents of a son, who made his ad- real estate for 1, 2 or 3 years, address R. care Globe if you have the goods vent Wednesday night. May 29th Father Stewart is all smiles. Mention the Nashville Globe when talking to merchants, and they will treat you better. Prof. John Hope, A. M., President of Atlanta Baptist College, sailed this week from New York ror Europe There also sailed on the same ship with Prof. Hope Dr. and Mrs. E. H Carter, of Atlanta. It will be re membered that Dr. Carter has for twenty-nine years pastored the Friendshin Baptist Church. It ia their plan to make a special tour of Europe and possibly go into the Holy Land. I saw your ad in the Globe" tells the merchant that you are Intelligent, Word has reached Nashville that Revi C. A. Ward, pastor of the Ebe nezer Church, of Boston, and who re cently married Miss Smith, of Browns ville, will probably pass througn Nashville en route to Tuskegee, stop ping on his return to the East. Sergt. A. S. Hamilton, formerly of the United States Calvary of Denver, Colo., is here visiting his mother, and mean business. flew Majestic Theatie STAR CHICKEN, REEL BEERNAN AND COMPANY Two Thousand Feet Weste.n Pictures Under New Management For Rent Two Rooms in Odd Fellows Build ing, 447 Fourth Ave., N., Suitable for Office. Rent Reasonable. Apply to Mrs. Mary Hamilton, of 1C08 Elev- Taylor & Co enth avenue, North, and leave will Thursday for St. Louis, Mo. Think of the "Globe" advertisers when you go to buy your coal, gro ceries or hardware, and get full meas ure, t Everybody doing it now. Doing what? Buying Ice Cream and Fancy Ices at The Palms. Main 1973. Mrs. Florence Ewing, of Clark vine, ieuu., ieit me vilj "w. Philinrler.Smith after snendlng two weeks with her ?' h Ph.11d,Gr ?mItn. sister, Mrs. Ella Smith, of 1209 Jack' . . A 4. SOTl Street. ,UV lo Ura 1 waa fiininro trtof The friends and patrons of the rv,it nn Prof. A. D. English CLAIRVOYANT lG24Jeirergon Street Nashville, Tana. Telephone Main 5715 Oil ioe Hours, 8 to 12, 1 to 8, 7 to 10 Headings Daily Except Sunday. Take Jetl'er sou Street Car, Uetoil at litn Avenue. College, of Little Rock, Ark., has returned to the city to spend a part of the summer an , Jm, invited to attend tb. lj Ugtagj exhibition of students work Sunday, . , Take Up an Agency NOW IS YOUR TIME. DO NOT PUT IT OFF DO IT TODAY, Do you want to make money? If so, accept the agency to sell Negro Dolls You can make from three to fifteen dollars per day canvassing for these dolls in your town. , For further information, write, en closing a two cent stamp. Address a letter to the National Negro Doll Co. H. A. BOYD, Manager. 523 Second Avenue, North Nashville, Tennessee June z, irom 1 p. m, to o.ou p. m. ni, m&7 t Miss Maggie L. Bradford, ot Spring- Xvandria La field, snent a few days In the city the A1xandrLa'La' , , guest of Mrs. Lloyd Moore, of 1207 - -J pioTant daV at Twelfth avenue, North. , .Vl.'m! Mrs. W. II. Hollins left Sunday .cu,. . : . .u.-j 11. 1 were he euesta of Mrs. Kt.herlv. their evening ror L.CDanon 10 auenu ",v.. TTrll 1 A TnfiftttA t ' Mrs. Minerva Perry spent a few it J i.1 a. Vv days a lieiiwooo. tue guest 1,01 1 WEEK-END RELIGIOUS MEETING t n Tnna to' vUitini People from far and near are to .t.iMn in 'Tr.rii.ii.nr.iL. Tnrl patiently awaiting the first Saturday Mro Tampu T. Ttrvant. Bfter an 111- night in June, which is the first day 0c f cor.mi wool is shin . to. he K the month, when they will make out again tnelr way to tne Mt zlon BaPtl8t i oo, r "ori- in thA p.lnhA will Church at Smyrna, Tenn., where the help, if you will only tell the mer- double quartette composed of mem chants bers of ine Mt 0,ive Baptist Church Miss Lillian Dean Allen, who has choir, one of the leading Baptist been head of the music department churches of the country, and em nf wnev TTniversitv. of Marshall. Ployees of the National Baptist Pub- t, h,,t rvhn wna recently elected as Hshing House, the greatest Negro in- one of the music teachers in the State stitution known in the world, will fur Normal, will visit the Sunday-School nish music for the occasion, when a nnncn.oaa r . TiiRlcerpfi on the snecial lecture will be delivered by Rev. John Congress train leaving Tuesday Rid'ey, who is connected with the n;Kllt "Publishing House and' a member of For lee Cream for any occasion, any the Mt. Olive 'Bantist Church. This kind, call The Palms. Tell them the promises to do me greatest ween. tho limn, nnrl thev will do end religious meccing ever held at the rest. ln'8 place. Other Nashville visitors mio tt7p1 ThnmnRon. who has will be present. Members of the ,..'. nngi vnur nn tha famiitv fiuartette as follows: Mrs. Cora wi" ' I I - and Mrs. H. T. Noel, is preparing to .MR. JOHNSON CONVALESCENT. All fear of a serious break down, which the close friends of Mr. A. N. Johnson, proprietor of Johnson's Un dertaking Establishment, had enter tained for him was vanished when, after four or five days' stay at the sanitarium ln East Nashville, he was able to return to his home and re sume his duties, although on a more reduced basis, as it is learned his phy slcians advise the utmost care. NASHVILLE BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION. The Nashville Baptist Sunday- School Union will hold its next regu lar monthly meeting with the Fifth Avenue Baptist Sunday-School on the second Sunday in June. The program will 1 as follows: Song; prayer, W. B. Wilkins. superintendent Fifth Ave nue Baptist Sunday-School; song; Scripture reading, Bro. S. S. Page, $29000 STOCK OF MET CHANDISE. ""I am now closing out a large Bto-'. of goods which I traded for a she tlmeatfo. I am In the Keal KsU business and do not care to sell goo; so If you want all kinds of merch.i u dise goodB, now Is your chance to i. good goods at your own prices as th cost me hut little, for this reason ; can sell them to you the same way - 300 While Canrao Slipper. $3.50 Valne gov far $1.35 nliV soiled ia shipping. The rail -Co. paid tke damage. Men's $18.00 Saita now f Bot'i $3.00 Sails bow S - $18 00 Drne(anow $1! : $2.50 Kngt $! . Dry Goods of all kiads out the nan,! Never were snch treat bargains offered ia (his city. I aell Rral Kitato alo. I only aell r own properly. Come to ire me at -plaee. TJ. L. MAY, Jr. 320 Fourth Avo., L Between Union and Deaderick Roll. II. rite N. D. Overall harry L , FITE, OVERALL & ( GENERAL INSURAXCE Nashville, Tenn., Phono. Main 602 203 UNION ! t Dr. George E. Wi; PHYSICIAN & SURGEO BYK. EAU. ZXOSK A Till HOURS 9-11 A. M. 2-4 P. M. 5-7 P. M. Office 426 Cedar St. Phone I'. Fields, Misses Mary L. Clark, !' E. Gray, Jennie P. Dunson, IV" J. Blaine Boyd, Clarence IL.. Theophilus Boyd, John H. t Miss Minnie Toney, organist.