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TENNESSEE'S LEAL. Tvri irrrcA t.-ittcvai XT C-ftTT TT ftlTf.'S OPPomnnTi Vol. VIII. NASHVILLE, TKNN., FRIDAY MARCH 7, 1913. No. 10. 1T A (Q'1LJT7 F TE7 WASHINGTON VISITS CITY DELIVERS ADDRESSES AT F1SK, STATE NORMAL AND BOARD OF TRADE In Usual Optismistic Mood Has Un shaken Confidence in Wilson Be lelves He Will Be Fair Toward NegroesTells State Normal Students to Strive for. the Best Congratulates Ten nessee En Route West. Dr. Booker T. Washington stopped over In this city Saturday to pay a visit to his son, Booker T. Jr., who is a student at Fisk University. While In . th ritv thn iHstinE-iiished educa te woo bant hiiov lVirl!v mrtrninp no spoke in the chapel of Fisk Uni- Washington, D. C, Mar. 4. In the versity from there he went to the ! Pr(,ec of a great throng of his State Normaland at night he visited : country people, Woodrow Wilson of the Board of Trade and delivered ai New Jersey today was Inaugurated Abort address. At every turn Mr. ! president of the United-States. In Washington received the heartiest ap-J" as sltmPle a.nnd 1 finnan s'Ve was tne inauguration of Thomas .Mtalng the students at tie Marshall, of Indiana, Vice Presi State Normal he said: .., ' de- - 4l: , , I congratulate you upon your 'fine ! beginning. I came out to see this x 1. rMln.lnnl T T 1 nrna - i . Tit. tt .i 1 wuai i men a.w. upuu newius Ji , campua and buildings, I find every' thing clean and neat. In the Girls' Dormitory everything is not only neat but tidy, although a few tooth brush-1 es are missing here and there, tooth brush shows signs of civiliza-! vCu '7" " "quki the agitation for a change Vio.ro T bpd vaat lmnrnVPTtinr on i ? tion. Insist upon the use of the tbe women suffragists were lined ac tooth brush. When I inspect myjcording to thl, pr0gTam previously ar buildings at Tuskegee, which is once ; ranged. There was not the least frlc a year, I look for a tooth brush the;tion any where noticeable. first thing. President Wilson's inaugural ad- Now, that your buildings are clean, ! drpS8 was sllort, and was encouched keep them so. Do not have signs: ln forceful language, yet so simple that of a Negro College. I went to a Ne- tnt, humblest citizen can understand gro Institution a few days ago, and just wnat ne js discussing. The ad I saw Greek signs on the wall and dress in full was as follows: grease signs on the floor. I could There has been a change of govern not see the connection. This Is what j ment lt began lw0 ycar8 ag0 wh?n I mean: At some of our Negro Col- th(i House of Representatives became leges they do not seem satified until Democratic by a decisive majority. It the plastering is knocked off their : nas nOW boen completed. The Senate buildings, half of the window panes j about to assemble will also be Denio knocked out and pillows stuffed in ' cratic. The offices of President and their places, and grease spots on the i Vice-President have been put into the floor. 'Have so much self-respect and i hands of Democrats. What does tho racial pride that you will look upon one w,ho does these things as your personal enemy. 1 congratulate the State of Tennes see upon what It is doing for the edu cational advancement of its Colored j citizens and wish that some of our friends in the North would come down here and see this proof and others that we could show them of the Ne- gro's opportunity here in the South ! to make himself a true and useful citizen. I congratulate you Principal Hale upon the great success you are making here at the State Normal. The president took the party on a tour through the buildings and about the grounds, then ushered them into ; the Dining Hall where the students I ened eyes; have dropped their dis were assembled at their evening meal, j guises and shown themselves alien and Mr. Washington when asked for an 'sinister. Some new things, as we look opinion on the change of presidents ! frankly upon them, willing to comprc expressed great faith In President Wil-1 hend their real character, have come son,- and said he firmly believed that! to assume the aspect of things long fte Negro would be treated absolutely; believed in and familiar, stuff of our f tir by the new president. FARMERS' INSTITUTE OR x GANIZED. The Farmers' Institute of Tennessee was organized in this city last Satur-jup by the genius of individual men day. The organization proposes to en-, and the limitless enterprise of groups courage scientific farming. A tem-iof men. It is great also, very great, porary organization was formed ,sev-in its moral force. Nowhere else m eral days ago. and the meeting held ; the world have noble men and women Saturday was for the purpose of form- j exhibited in more striking forms the ally organizing, adopting by-laws and) beauty and the energy of sympathy electing permanent officers. and helpfulness and counsel in their A number of speeches were made at the meeting clearly expressing the sentiment of the fanners to be in thorough accord with the work of the agricuitural department of the state and indicating that the farmers are alive to the importance of employing more improved methods in order to get full returns" out of the soil. In stitutes are to be organized in every district, and it is proposed to do real and effective work. The following are the officers elected: Wesley Hoggart. president; A. McGuire, vice-president; W. M. Franklin, recording secretary; W. M. Johnson, corresponding secretary; Frank Ilamm. treasurer; J. B. Mul lens, general manager; and James Bunipas, legal adviser. The following are members of the board of directors. W. Hoggart. Sec ond district; A. Gooch. Third district; J B Mullens, Thirteenth district; A. McGuire, Thirteenth district; James Bumpas, Nashville; F. Ilamm, Fifth district; W. M. Johnson, Thirteenth district: C. P. Porter. Sixth district Robert Gray. Seventh district; W. M. McCall, Thirteenth district. Mrs. Eugene Lewis is visiting her mother, Mrs. John Tage, of Lebanon, Tenn. I OODROW WILSON PRES SIMPLEST BUT IMPRESSIVE CEREMONY WITNESSED BY A THRONG THE NATIONS PATRIOTIC CITIZENS NEGROES AC CORDED DUE RECOGNITION. Special to the Globe. 1 lie wtallirr was uiui c lavuiuuio the occasion than it has been for several years, and will to a degree in date uan. , oa .ha narf M0.rnpa tinct citizens play in these celebra tions, there was no way to distin guish a difference between this inaugU- rat jon and that of a Republican presi dent. The Maryland troops marched iT1 ,ith fh ntnpr R,tp trnnns and change mean? That is the question 1 am going to try to answer, ln order, if I may, to Interpret the occasion. It means much more than the mere success or a party, rne success oi a means little except when the na tion is using that party for a large and definite purpose. No one can mis take the purpose for which the nation now seek to use the Democratic party. jt t0 use it to interpret a change jn jts own plans and point of view, gome 0id things with which we had grown familiar, and which had begun to creep into the very habit of our thought and of our lives, have altered their aspect as we have latterly looked critically upon them with fresh awak I own convictions. We nave Deen re- freshed by a new insight into our own i life. We see that in many things that life is very great. It is incomparably great .in its caterial aspects, in its body of wealth, in the diversity and sweep of its energy, in the industries which have been conceived and built enons to recuiy wrung, auevmie bui- fering and set the weak in the way of strength and hope. We. have ubilt AMENDMENT KILLED. Senate Refuses to Take Action Emancipation Celebration. on Washington, Feb. 27 (Special.) The amendment of Senator Bradley to the Sundry Civil Appropriation Bill to carry into effect the provisions of the Senate bill passed April 2, ism, pro viding for the celebration of the semi centennial anniversary of the act of emancipation and appropriating $25Ji OOO for this purpose, was defeated in the Senate to-night. A point of order was made against the amendment by Senator Hoke Smith, of Georgia, and the point of nrder wna sustained. Senator Brad ley spoke In favor of his amendment, and had previously oucceeded in' hav inir the amendment accepted in Com mittee of the Whole, but when the bill reached the Senate the point of order was made against it which killed it. The Senate then passed the Sundry Civil Bill, aa this was the last amend ment acted upon. IDENT OF - - r v ; ; -. . r PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON. up, moreover, a great system of gov ernment, which has stood ' through a long ago as in many respects a mode' for those who seek to set liberty upon foundations that will endure against fortuitous change, against storm and accident. Our life contains every great thing and contains it in rich abundance. But the evil has come with the good, and much fine gold has been corroded. With riches has come in excusable waste. We nave squan dered a great part of what we might have used, and have not stopped to conserve the exceeding bounty of nature, without which our genius for enterprise would have been worth less and impotent, scorning to be careful, shamefully prodigal as well as admirably efficient. We have been proud of our industrial achievements, but we have not hitherto stopped "three days Beginning today the Young Men's Christian Association, under the di- . rectlon of the Committee of Manage - nient and the Executive Secretary, sisted by nine young men of the Bible Study Groups, will conduct a member- ship campaign. The goal the boys hope to reach Is 99 members In three davs The Secretary and his faithful co-workers seem to be desperately In earnest about the matter. The annual fees nre two dollars and five dollars per year. Two dollars Is the general membership fee and five dollars makes one a sustaining mem ber. If some of our men have more faith than fome others in this work for men and boys, as is often the case in most communities, an opportunity is here given to show the same by becoming a sustaining member, mani festing five dollars' worth of Interest instead of two dollars' worth. If the boys are given a square deal, nnd there is no reason to doubt that they will be. they are bound to win AT en pvervwhere are anxious to Drove to the world that they are not halt so selfish as the stem critics accuse them of being. They are easily re minded of the fact that they once needed encouragement themselves and in many instances need lt now. Hence they simply want the assurance that the, cause is just and that It Is what the fellows need and want and they CAMPAIGN IMUGARATED THE UNITED STATES thoughtfully enough to count the hu man cost, the cost of lives snuffed out, of energies (overtaked and broken, the fearful physical and spiritual cost to the men and women and children upon whom the dead weight and burden of it all has fallen pitilessly the years through. The groans and agony of it all had not yet reached our ears, the solemn moving undertone of our lire, coming up out of the mines and factories nnd out of every home where the struggle had its intimate and fa miliar seat. With the great govern ment went many devp secret things which we too long delayed to look into and scrutinize with candid, fear less eyes. The great government we I loved has too often ix-en maae use or : for private and selfish purposes, and ! those who used it had forgotten the people. y. mTI will not fail to respond when properly "Plroached I Most "''J" I achieved distinction along some spe- !. line mugt admit tnat ,.nc0urage- as-jn.nt has at some time In their lives j come from large, generous hearts who j found pleasure in doing something for somebody else without expecting even la spiritual profit, President Woodrow Wilson said: "'No man ever organized a Young Men's Christian Association for his own profit. No man ever expected, if he were a true man, even to mage a spirit ual profit out of it, because if you try to do good for another man for your own sake you don't do it for him. There is one way in which you can test the modern community. You can test it by its degree of inter est in its Young Men's Christian As sociation." ,V few days ago a two days' cam paign for association men, the Y. M. C. A. organ, was pulled off in the city and fifty subscriptions were taken, Atlanta. in a similar campaign a few I days before ours, secured ten. "We are bound to win," the boys are heard to say on every hand. Well, it can be done. Approach men like you mean it. Clearly state your proposition to them and expect a favorable hearing and in nine cases out of ten you will get it. Great hearts want to tp but they insist upon knowing what they are expected to help. OF A Helpful Vision. At last a vision has Deen vouch safed us of our life as a whole. We we the bad with the good, the de based and decadent with the Bound and vital. With this vision we ap proach new affairs. Our duty is to cleanse, to reconsider, to restore, to correct the evil without impairing the good, to purify and humanize every process of our common life without weakening or sentimentaliz ing it. There has been something crude and heartless and unfeeling ln our haste to succeed and be great. Our ' thought has been 'Let every man look out for himself, let every generation look out for itself,' while we reared giant machinery which made it possible that any but those who stood at the levers of control should have a chance to look out for themselves. We had not forgotten our morals. We remembered well enough that we had set up a policy which was meant to serve the hum blest as well as the most powerful, with an eye single to the standards of justice and fair play, and remem bered it with pride. But we were heedless and In a hurry to be great. We have come now to the sober second thought. The scales of heed lessness have fallen from our eyes. We have made up our minds to square every process of our national life again with the standards we so proudly set up at thfc beginning and have carried in our hearts. Our work is a work of restoration. We have itemized with some degree of particularity the things that ought to be altered and here are some of the chief Items: A tariff which cuts us off from our proper part in the com merce of the world, violates the just principles of taxation, and makes the government a facile instrument In the hands of private Interests; a banking and currency system based upon the necessity of the government to sell its bonds fifty years ago and perfectly adapted to concentrating cash and re stricting credits; an industrial system which, take it on all its sides, finan cial as well as administrative, holds capital in leading strings; restricts the liberties and limits the opportuni ties of labor, and exploits without re newing or conserving the natural re sources of the country ; a body of agri cultural activities riever yet given the efficiency of great business undertak es or served as it should be through the instrumentality of science taken directly to the farm," or afforded the facilities of credit best suited to Its practical needs; watercourses, unde veloped, waste places unreclaimed, forests un tended, fast disappearing without plan or prospect of renewal, unregarded waste heaps at every mine. We have studied as perhaps no other nation has the most effective means of production but we have -not studied cost or economy as we should either ns organizers of industry, as .states men, or as individuals. Nor have we studied and perfected the means by which government may be put at tho service of humanity, in safeguarding the health of tne nation, the health of its men and its women and its children, as well as their rights in the struggle for existence. This is no sentimental duty. The firm (Continued on page 4.) TWO PROMINENT WOMEN. Mrs. Frank Miller, Chairman of the Educational Committee of the Wom en's American Baptist home Mission Society, with headquarters at Chica go, 111., who is a relative of the editor of the Chicago Standard, was in the city this week, accompanied by Miss Julis Dickerson, sister of Rev. Dr. Bickerson, the Editor of the Chicago Standard. Miss Dickfrson Is also a member of thi Executive Committee. While in the city they made a per sonal Investigation of Nashville's edu cational facilities, and while attend- i ins; chapel services at the National Baptist Publishing Board Saturday morning exprer sed themselves as being highly pleased with the Investments the Women's Missionary Society had made in some of the educational insti tutions in Nashville. They were the guests of Roger Williams University and the Fireside School, and were chaperoned by Miss Eaton, visiting many points of interest in the city. A PROPHET IN BEDFORD W. H. GOSLING OF SHELBYYILLE PRE DICTED WILSON'S ELECTION Also Said Bryan Would Be Secretary of State Has Been a. Life-Long Democrat Always Voted for Bryan Conducts a Successful Business in His Home Town He is Highly Respected By All. In the Bedford County Times of October 4th, Mr. W. II. Gosling, one of the leading mertfiants of Shelby ville, predicted that President Wood row Wilson would be elected, and that Hon. Wm. Jennings Bryan would be Secretary of State. Mr. Gosling, among other things, said: Our next President is Gov. Wood row Wilson, a clean, high-toned gen tleman, and Gov. Thomas it. Marshall will be his vice. We want Hon. Mal colm R. Patterson in the U. S. Senate, Hon. W. C. Houston for Congress, Hon. Benton McMillin for our next Governor, Gen. Harvey Hannah for K. R. Commissioner, and Mr. E. T. Mallard for the Legislature. We would like to see Hon. W. J. Bryan Secretary of State. We have voted for him three times for President, and would vote for him as many times as he would offer. We think he is one of the world's greatest men. We have read after him nearly 20 years and every proposition set forth by him is safe and sound for the common people. Progressives will make all things better for the next four years. There is one thing I do not like. I think it is undemocratic to stop a man from voting in a primary because of the color of his skin, this is not right. I have voted the Democratic ticket for nearly 25 years, and I have not scratched a ticket. I am with them yet. iso man who knows me will question my Democracy. I ask a'l my race again to go with .us to victory, we will do you good. You have always shown yourselves men, when called upon for the cejense ot your country, you have done bo on more than 100 battlefields, you helped to buy your own freedom with your blood. The North cou'd not whip the old South wthout you, which was much lesa than the new.- For the first 75 years of the United States, the government was in Demo cratic hands, and if we will stand to gether we can take it again. Any one one who will take the time to read the Democratic record In reference to what has been accomplished by them will know this is true. With Hon. Oscar Underwood as floor leader, wo go before the people of . the United States with our able, strong and clean candidates, well known to all as lead ers of men. We believe in Woman Suffrage, she is with us and wllf puri fy the ballot This is a year that we will be called on to line up, because we will be needed very much in this State. Let us show ourselves as men, let them know that we are progressive and cannot be thrown down by the Repub licans until in extreme need and then bo huddled as cattle. We can vote the Progressive Democratic ticket from Governor Wilson down, and (Cntinued on page 4.) TO CARRY CASE TO THE U. S. CIRCUIT COURT. Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 27. The Ne gro Civil Rights league hac decided to carry the case of Dr. William J. Thompkins, who unsuccessfully sued a railroad for being given "Jim Crow" accomniodatioans, to the United Statc-3 Circuit Court at St. Paul, Minn. The case will probably be tried in May. On Saturday, December 31, 1910, Dr. Thompkins left to attend a patient at. McAllister, Okla. He was in a Pull mon car, but when he reached .Vinita, Okla., he was taken from the car and placed in jail. When lt was found that he was arrested without a war rant, the town magistrate fined him one dollar and costs, amounting to $U. On his return home lie entered suit against the railroad for $100,000. A jury in the United States Court here decided against him. A few weeks ago Attorneys W. C. Houston and 0. H. Calloway appeared before the judges of the United States Court of Appeals, at St. Ixniis, to ask for a rehearing. The same was grant ed after Dr. Thompkins presented tho equrt a printed abstract of the record of the trial in the lower court DR. DYE AT LEA AVENUE. . Dr. R. J. Dye, Missionary for more than fifteen years in Africa, will speak at Lea Avenue Christian Church Sun day at 11 a. m. at .1 p. m. and 8 p. m. It. will bo interesting to attend these services and hear from one who knows the conditions of Africa, Rev. Preston Taylor and his congregation have pledged $500.00 to ...e Mission ary Fund of $1,000,000.