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N A 3 TljT n 7TT TT 1L? NASH7ILLE &FTI&3 oppoETUirrri :"S LEAL. ZTT3 KHSSG JvXilIAL NASHVILLE, TENN., FRIDAY OCTOBER 5", 1913. Vol. Yin. No. 43. BAPTIST STATE CONVENTION ii V iiiLdlLdiLj NEW $60,000 BUILDING DEDICATED BY MOSAIC TEMPLARS IN LITTLE ROCK, ARK. HON. J. C. NAPIER BANQUETED BOOSTERS OFF FOR KNOXVILLE EOLDIIG ANNUAL SESSION IS THIS CITYLARGE DELEGATION. President Hurt Calls The Meeting To Order Usual Devotions Con ducted Committees Appointed President Reed's Annual Ad Address Many Matters Com ing Up For Consideration. pecial to the Globe. Knoxville, Tenn., October 22nd. The annual session of the Baptist State Convention convened here this Morning with President Hurt presid lmg, when the gaval fell the church was crowded to overflowing. Dele gates begun to arrive as early as Tuesday, and by Wednesday morn iig the delegates had gathered from very part of the state. This promise is to be one of the greatest sessions f the convention ever held , and the fact that the exposition is going on low has brought to the city an un usually large number of ' delegates. At the same time the delegates ar rived a Boosting Club also arrived Irom Nashville and other points there y swelling the crowd to greater pro portion. The election of the president is causing unusual activity owing to the fact several strong men are in the race. Rev. Hurt the retiring president has only Berved one year a4 was recently elected the Secre tary of State Missionary Board, thereby causing a new leader to be hosen, nothing however, seems to attract the attention of the delegates from the great purpose they have in Mind. Nanrely, Great efforts in the iaterest of Education and . missions. The session will continue until Monday- SEGREGATION OF NEGROES CON DEMNED. Baltimore, Oct 20. Segregation aid other alleged discriminations against the Negro were denouncea hy Oswold Garrison Villard, presi dent of the New York Evening Post, ad other speakers at a mass meet lag here tonight under the auspices f the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Mr. Villard characterized the race segregation ordinance recently en acted in this city as "contrary to the constitution of the United States." NATIONAL COUNC'L OF CON GREG ATI ON ALISTS. National Council of Congregation alist Church, of U. S., will meet this week in Kansas City, Mo., will con vene oa the 22nd of October con tinue through October 31st. ' This is the tri-ennial meeting, which ver one thousand delegates repre senting every State in the Union. Dr. Moore of this city and Dr. H. H. Proctor of Atlanta left Monday. All of the National Missionary So cieties will meet in connection with the Council and v many important Matters affecting the work of the church and the readjusting of the work will be taken up for considera tion. MRS. HAMPTON VISITS NASH VILLE. Among the prominent visitors who dropped in the city last week was Mrs. I. H. Hampton, who is a teach er in the city high school of Fayette ville, Tenn. She came over to put some girls in the literary department of State Normal. During Mrs. Hampton's stay she visited her nep hew, Prof. J. Thomas Caruthers at Fisk University. Several years ago Mrs. Hampton was a member of the! faculty of Roger Williams University and did much in the pioneer work in the re-establishing of the institution. She is the wife of Dr. Hampton At Fayetteville and is a graduate of Roger Williams. DR. HERROD IN MISSISSIPPI. Nashville was included in the honeymoon or bridal tour of Dr. and Mrs. D. W. Sherrod, of Meridian, Miss. Dr. Sherrod is president of the Mississippi Medical, Dental, Pharmaceutical and Surgical Asso ciation and is the proprietor of Sher rod's Pharmacy at Meridian. He was only recently married to Miss Bessie Lena Williams, a graduate of Fisk University. Immediately after the time in Philadelphia and on the return home Nashville was favored with a visit. Dr. Sherrod is a grad aute of Meharry Medical College and Fisk University and is regarded as one of Mississippi's most success ful physicians and business mne. Jutt before leaving the city he made careful investigation and inspection of the enterprises that had sprung up in Nashville since his school days. He visited both bnaking institutions, the three undertaking establish ments, saw the drug stores, took a peep at the Publishing Houses and renewed his acquaintances with the educational iastitutlons. Thousands Gather To Witness The Ceremony Dr. Booker T. Wash ington Principal Speaker Drs. Morris And Griggs Delivers Strong Addresses Mayor of ' Little Rock Speaks. Special to the Globe. Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 15. The first session of the dedicatory of the Mosaic Templars of America was held this morning in the auditorium of the new Temple on the corner of Ninth and. Broadway. The session was called to order by the National Garnd Master, W. M. Alexander, who announced that a short session would be had to give the delegates a chance to go to dinner and return in time to Balute Dr. Booker T. Wash ington, who would arrive at 1:45. A portion of the Committee on Creden tials was appointed as follows: D. A Hart, Nashville, chairman; J. J. Burnett, Cleburne, Texas; Mrs. F. B. Calhoun, Talladega, . Ala.; Dr. Raymond N. Jackson, Brunswick, Ga. Geo. Brown, Little Rock, Ark.; Miss Mollie Woldridge, Ardmore, Okla.; John W. Laden, Popular Bluff, Mo.; R. B. Bell, Louisana. The Gus Blass Company Depart ment Store presented a large bou quet of American Beauty Roses with the following letter accompanying: Mosaic Templars of America, National Temple B'ld'g., 9th & Broadway Sts., Little Rock, Ark. Gentlemen: A worthy body of men are about to dedicate a building just well suited to the carrying into practice in your daily lives the high ideals of your Order, and we ask you to ac cept this offering of flowers as a symbol of our congratulations and best wishes for a life long useful ness. Yours truly, The Gus Blass Co., By J. Blass, Vice Pres. The Square Deal Tailoring Co. presented a large horse shoe floral design. The fragrance of the beau tiful flowers filled the spacious audi torium and it was evident that every delegate was delighted at the ap pearance of the good will extended to them through such compliments At 1:45 the party arrived at the sta - tion to meet Dr. Booker T. Washing ton, Co. C. Uniform Rank Mosaics, with mounted escort headed by Hat ters field band, with the committee in automobiles escorted the distin guished guest by the Temple build ing where a large crowd awaited on the appearance of the party and upon a glimpse of Mr. Washington a shout went up that echoed far in the dis tance cheer after cheer, making him welcome. At 2:30 the first session of the regular program was held. National Grand Master, Alexander introduced Mr. Mcintosh, Past National Grand Deputy, who presided at the opening session. He spoke very interesting of the early history of the Order, and his words seem to inspire those who have come into the Order at a later day. The Grand Master of the State of Arkansas was introduced who wel comed the delegates on behalf of the state. He said we welcome you to this state that you may see what the people are doing to better their conditions. We welcome you be cause of th congeniality of the white people, who joined hands with the colored people in the last elec- nnd had a ri,lt t0 be consIdered ln "!L and.sa.I(d lr vote3 t0 aUll things pertaining to the uplifting ou.vvv. aju wua,. iwu auD tu uO men you shall be, and thereby de feated the Grand Father Clause. Grand Master L. L. Powell, of Ala bama responded to the address of welcome. Mr. Powell, in his usual eloquent and forceful manner ac-1 Ct'llLBU LJIO WCIUUUIO Oil UtUlilU Ol IUO delegates. Dr. J. G. Thornton, Past National Grand Master, welcomed the delegates on behalf of the local lodges of Little Rock, he assured the delegates that they were welcome to the homes of the people of the city and that the latch strings were on the outside. Prof. J. J. Burnett, Secretary of the Burial Department of Texas re sponded. He said 'the delegates de sired to come to Little Rock, and sit at the feet of the founders of the Order and learn of the good reputa tions they have made at home as well as abroad. He compared the Mosaic Templars of America to the other great organizations that had risen up and thrown off the yoke of opposition. He paid a ihgh tribute to National Grand Master, Alexand der for his great achievements since he was elected to the position he holds, and to the painstaking efforts of National Grand Auditor, J. H. Cowico in keeping the affairs of the Order straight throughout His tribute to the women of the race tl. l v-i., ii.. v DR. BOOKER T. WASHINGTON, Who delivered the Dedicatory ad dress for the Mosaic Temple at Little Rock, Ark. was one worthy of the great woman hood of the race. The National Grand Master ad journed early that all might have time to go to their homes and re turn in time for the night exercises. Dr. Booker T. Washington Banquet ted. At five o'clock Dr. Booker T. Washington was tendered a recep tion at the home of National Grand facribe J. E. Bush on Chester street. The National and State Gnmd Of! fleers made up the party. A photo - graph was taken of the banquet par- tv on the side walk hv th p, i. ty on the side walk by the Bush resi - dence. Just when the photograph with one lodge "h er was about to put in operation his cated in ivS u 1 members, lo revolving machine he was ordered to noW operate in vf', , Jier hold up. All eves we t m ?.???te8 lu states- the Pana- r Z.liC" uu the troulTle was. Just then he cal- led to Judge Gibbs to come on and th trm,mQ ., t.,- u ' . Z- . -T get in line. Mr. filhhs l. nn f th old Mosaics in the Order and is Mn.Di - v, AZ1 ,: . iu6uij icopcuLeu citizens 01 the city of Little Rock. In fact he is a pioneer in that city and the State of Arkansas. Aftr th nhntn. State of Arkansas. After t.h nhntn. grapher had finished the stag party reparted to the spacious dining room frrnnW h fin..l,oJ y. V T. parlors where a most sumntious tioual Grand Sorihe rtnah in 00 wwl.,.. .. oue' Lei supper was served. I fl ttUU i,am Ior lor without levy- At 8 o'clock standing room was at mLbe?s ThJT"011 Upon the a premium in the auditorium of the Zip Z v . f hf.3 .never beea National Temple. The fact that Dr. h fin &Jty fraternity America. Booker T. Washington was going to 1 der ?h ,ZBaaJZ&tlou of the 0r deliver an address caused a great S, JJe benent departments have outpouring of the people. Such as . ' ,u, people more a half has not been witnessed in this city in i S 1 r,8,anf day tne 0r many a day. National Grand Audi- r lo71 of death claIms Pd tor, J. H. Conico acted as Master of "JL l6' and such has been its Ceremonies. He introduced Na tional Master Mayor Chas. E. Taylor. Mr. Alexander, said he was at one time head porter for the same com pany where Taylor was head clerk,' f y, aand treasurer. All of and he had always found him to be ! , j ' the 0rder have been a man who desired to do justice to 'fj , ,d and its financial sys all. Major Taylor made a brief hut I fen? planned- The. Order has never forceful speech He said when he was elected May or of Little Rock he felt that it waaL 1116 &reatest growth of the Order his duty to be Mayor of oil the peo- 5 as come. smce e induction into of pie and that he had endeavored to Preset grand master, rin tto com ohmif nr, tMmi r9 William Alexander. H siinnon,iH citizens of Little Rock were colored', ;0f tne cityi He was delishtefl to be present of such occasion, and hoped the Order a pleasant stay in the city and continued prosperity. F)r .Tnspnli P Ttnnlffip Wrn(lnnf1 n - wnshinnn whn nni na fni. lows: i ' o " "Although this is a tremendously naticmal grand lodge was to erect busy season of the year for me," I a natin'il temple. In five years he said he, "I count it a privilege, as ias Pshed his ideas from a thcoret well as a duty, to hearken to the call ! lcal be-KiTming to a practicai conclu. of the ofTlcers of this great organiza-! sion- The steady growth of the Or tion to come into your state and into der be indicated by the increase your city at present. I count it a.ln the endowment surplus In six privilege t0 have some small part inl'ears' which in 1907 was $6,049.57, the formal opening and dedication ofa"u 111 1J1" ?iij,4j this beautiful and costly structure, a building which would do credit to the members of any race of any oragnl zation. When we consider this building Is the result of the planning and the execution of men and wom en, who a half century ago were in slavery, and when we consider this''ness. and that is one of the lessons building Is erected in the midst of the people who once were the own ers of these slaves, and when we further consider this organization has the good will and support and the sympathy of these former own ers, who will dare venture to say we are not making progress here in the heart of the South; progress In the development of our race, progress in bringing about and perpetuating one of whom I am glad to call my uienaiy and rational relations be tween black man and white man. ''You have here in the presence of John E. Hush, as well as the other omcers of this organization, one of the strongest characters of our race. mend ana i! uplifter of humanity. Bush, from the beginning, has been supported by such men as Alexander. -t "co nuu a uost or others. msiory of Organization. - - . . w I at rvrv i v ia np Z " T1 ,recile something u organized in lv!' Ueeroea of i I 1 82 hy two ,eg.r0es J. Uttle Rock Hush and l Ka ine organization started canal zone. Central Amria , uie Indies. Its Zea gln consist, " r numerical " J " "b J'10? ordi- . Indies, consists . 1 II A, - --- IVU uuu. ". . bCO U1 "'UI .vcs, ul ou.vuu lueuiDers. rue a:it ollier .,.... yiwr sorted with no funds behind the necessary amount to (U'frav xue su nius n Xh , CXPen8e amount to $ 27 S n deptmeuts nJ "n. 0 127,UO0. The new tec , ".wu. xne new tern- o $o7ooo out o7h , at a C0St . Sf:G0,S?hf UJ 4 the endowment sur- ouiiuing W , , '?lQ ?aa be com record for 32 years J. E. Bush has been the financial wizard of the Order since its birth and has acted as national crnnrf lost a cent by embezzlement. Order Growth Recent. late L: w- Keats. His work shows up in tangible results. When 'e assed the head of the Order "''"'sip was barely 10,000 inrouSh his work the membership ""-'sea ten-ioiu. The surplus; i''n. .,lie endowment department was! j ?li,0 19.57. He has inrceased the revenues of the Order in nrnnnrHnn I to the Increase of membershin Th' !I,rsi recommendation he made to the 1" - "The more fact that vou hvae been able to erect this structure at a cost of $00,000, without leaving any in debtedness on it, reflects the highest credit upon our race In Arkansas and throughout the country. This shows that we are learning how to do busl- mat tnese lodges can and should emphasize among our people. Proud of New Temple "When we can point to such mar velous results achieved in so short a time, I do not wonder that the city of Little Rock is proud of this build ing and that the people throughout Arkansas and the United States are equally gratified. (Continued on page four) LOCAL Y. M. C. A. MORS DIS TINGUISHED STATESMAN. Affair Held At The First Baptist Church Citizens High In Praise Of The Ex-Register Of The U. S. Treasurer A Most Exemptory Life Lived In The Commurty Many Benefited. In the presence of a representative body of Nashville's progressive cit izens, Hon. J. C. Napier was tendered a banquet at the First Baptist Church Monday night Dr. S. S. Caruthers acting as Toast Master. The ceremonies were very imformal but yet very impressive. Dr. Ca ruthers stated the purpose of the meeting and asked that tack speaker be as brief as possible in his remark the first speaker was Mr. P. Ewing, who has known Mr. Napier for many years. Mr. Prince Ewing told of his early career as Alderman, elected through split Democratic party. Prof. H. A. Cameron, member of the Fac ulty of the Pearl High Shool, spoke of his opinion of him as a young ob server a source of gratification to be able to look back over a life spent in a community and be able to com mand such adoration of the peopla Dr. F. A. Ttewart said oae of the first pleasures he bad when he came to Nashville twenty-five years ago. I have gotten a great deal out of watching the "coreer of Mr. Nauier, have learned punctuality and integri ty. Mr. John Porter said he had pleas ant recollection of Mr. Napier's kind ness toward the Y. M. C. A. when it was in Us Infancy. Mr. Burrell Henry said he hai known the guest of honor for a num ber of years, and I am glad to he here tonight. Dr. C. V. Roman read the follow ing: To write one's name in the chron icles of his generation is a high priv ilege granted to but few. It is a privilege, however, that may be won by vice as well as by virtue. The infamy of Iscariot and the fame of Paul are alike indelibly written in the annals of Man. Benedict Arnold's place in United States History is quite as secure as George Washing ton's. Contemporary history an repre sented by the press hs an apparent predilection for the vicious In human life. Jack Johnson's immoral es capades received world wide pres9 notice to the civil detriment of race, the vast majority of whom are up to the average in the homely virtues ci mankind. "Foot-prints on the sands of time," are not always worthy to be followed. Men are remembered for honor or for obloquy. Infamy and fame are alike passports to remembrance. Character Is the results of heredity. uieais, conduct and enviroment A man whose character materialiaes the best ideals of his generation into conduct that meets the exigencies of his environment is a good man, worthy of the poet's eulogy: "A simple prayer but words more sweet By human lips were never uttered, Since Adam left the country seat Where angel wings around him fluttered. The old look on with tear dimmed eyes, The children cluster to caresss him. And every voice unbidden cries, THE FRIEND OF ALL HIS RACE, GOD BLESS HIM." Master of ceremonies, we are met o honor a man who has earned such i eulogy, Hon. J. C. Napier has proved himself "A friend to all his race, God bloss him." Rev. W. S. El.ington pastor of the First F.aptlst Church said: I am al ways glad to do honor to a worthy cl'nrnotfM, as a race wo nro learning slowly but I trust surely to honor our rront mon. He cited the scone that was pTjOsonted by the poople who pawl the demons! ration and which caused a ray of sunlight to come over their oountenahees. He declared Mr. Napier to be a great friend of the inimblofit of the race. Wre have prathered here tonight to do him hon or and as we Jo so honor ourselves. We show to the young that there is room at the top for all that will strive. Rev. II. A. Boyd said, on an occa sion likes this when we have before us such a leader it behooves the young to look around them and endeavor to discover the methods he has em rloyed to reaci honorablo heights. Nothing can be a greater inspiration tnan to have such a man as our guest who when the raoe was being discrim inated against gave back to the na tion that honor that had been be stowed upon him. Dr. J. H. Hale, snid It takes a man a long time to reach the point in life where he can be of use to his people, and wg should strive to prolong the ".Ives of men that they may he of ereat service. I am glad to he here to night to do honor to our distin guished guest v (Continued on page four.) WITH COLORS FLYING AND UikARTS FUIL OF JOY. Hon. J. C. Napier, Ex-RegisUr ef Treasury And Dr. G. H. Bandy, President of Board of Trade In Crowd Large Streamers Float To the Breeze From All sides Of The Train. The Nashville Booster Club left their initial trip Tuesday nioriig to visit the exposition that is heisg heli in Kioxville. The party left fr the People's Saving Bank on Cedar Street in hacks furnished free. Whea they arrived at the Union Statioa their Special coach was awaiting for them and the command of all obouri the Boosters crawled in and pulled their luggage behin.l them. They had every thing to tell about Nachville and every pig path from this ity to the Eastern metropolis knows some thing now about the Capital ay. It was a noisy crowd but they ireit bent on one thing and that was to tell the world what it is possible to get in Nashville for less money thaa else where. Murfreesboro heard about the Boosters and at once got bisy to keep the fact that they are oa the map and for such a small tow they certainly did keep a big rocket they acted just like they were Chicagsians, At 4:35 the jovrney was oontimued eastward and at every stop the Boosters kept up the boost Chatta nooga and Knoxville will never for get the Nashville Booster Club. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. "Oushi Running With a Message," will fee the subject of Rev. W.- S. Elllngtoa's discourse Sunday morn ing, October 26th. Rev. Mr. Hllinr- to la to spend the week in Knox ville attending the State Convention but will return in time to occupy hia pnlpit at both services Sunsday. The Ordinance of Christian Baptism will he administered at the prayer services Tuesday night, Oetober 28th. THE ALLEN CHRISTIAN ENDEAV OR LEAGUE OF ST PAUL CHURCH. The ' Allen 1 Christian : Endeavor League of St. Paul A. invites you to be present at song m TTiirH, aunuav evening nkfhQ ze, vju at 7 o'clock. Dr3. J Oaldwell, general fierretnrv anA " O v w yj v.. i c; ii. bnaniborguer of Clark Memorial M. E. Church will address fche League. A splendid musical pro gram will he rendered. CHARGED WITH MURDER HELD TO GRAND JURY. Arthur Ramsey, colored, charged with the murder of Sol ITendHT iar. colored is a street hrawl Saturday night on Fifth avenue, and who escaped detection at the time of the fight, ht was arrested Sunday by Sergeant Longhurst and Patrolman Griff en, was bound over tn ihn rim. inal court Monday from the daily city court. ACCEPTS POS'TION IN TEXAS It has just been learned t.hn.k 1?o J. Davenport Bushell has accepted the position as president of the lit erary work nnd training department of the St John Ornhanasre wMah u located at Austin. Texas. Thl in. stitutkm is operated by the St John AShoeiauon, easily the largest and most influential association Baptists of the South. Rev. Buch ell and wife returned to Nashville aiter an absence of several weeks. He held a meeting with the church people on Sunday and with his wife left the city Sunday night. It is not known that the Rev. L. L. Camp bell, D. D., who is the moving spirit in the Association, was here during the recent sessions of the National Baptist Convention and that certain overtures had been made for tho purpose of securing the services of tho Dr. Bushell who had visited the Lone Star State and who with hb wife filled an engagement during the St. John Encampmetn two years ago. FARMERS' CONFERENCE Special to the Globe. Florence, Ala., Oct. 17. An in- was last teresting farmers' conference held at Burrell High School week under the ausnlees of the farmers of Lauderdale County. Prof. Parks of Normal School, Hartsvllle, Alabama was the conductor. He was assisted by Prof. Geo. White, principal. Dr. Jog Moore of Nash ville spoke on, "The Force of Habit" counties. The fact was brought out that about 85 per cent of the farm ers in that community are renters. The farmers that represented this conference were land owners, hav ing on an average more than 100 acres ol land. Then considering the problem to help the less favored farmers get out of debt and secure farms of their own and educate will he held in December At the their children. Another aneeting school.