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sr-a ir it TGAS P E3 .1 1 13 3 HOT I if L3 u u u uuuv tv tr A KASHTILLE CI7EE3 OPPOETUKITY TENNESSEE'S LEAL, i iUIU r,'G KEGnO J0U2NAL Vol. VIII. Nashville, texn.. Friday December id, ioi3. No. 51. IXOli 1 V 1 OLD LAUD MARK PASSES AWAY I DAVIS ANSWERS THE FI NAL SUMMONS. Lived to a Good Old Age Was Born In Virginia Sold With His Moth er When a Baby and Brought to Tennessee Leased Previous Master's Farm Saved His Money and Purchased Home Reared Family. Special to the Globe. Silver Springs, Tenn., Dec. 15. Mr. John Davis, one of the oldest citizens of this community, died Thursday, December 11th, at 2 p. ni. All the members of his family were at his bedside to see him breathe his last. lie was burled from Ruth land Ohuroh. Dr. Wm. Haynes de livered the funeral oration, assisted by Dr. Dan Bloodworth, the pastor. Mr. Davis was 75 years old. He had been nn active member of Rut'and Church for forty-seven years, and a deacon for forty years. He was born ' In Virginia and sold at six weeks old with his mother and brought to Tennessee. One year after Emancipa tion he married and leased his form er master's plantation. By economy, thrift and Industry he accumulated money sufficient to buy a home of his own where he lived in comfort for many years. He was the father ot a large family, nnd though, he could not read and write, it was his high est ambition to educate his children Two of his daughters, Misses Pinkie and E. J. Davis, were edu cated in the public schools of Nash- vllle. One of his sons, Wm. Davis, Is a first-class carpenter and painter. Odia, Harvey and J. Arthur Davis were educated at Roger Williams University at Nashville. J. Arthur -'avis, after taking the degree of A, B., took the degree of LI... B., at Howard University and has been considered one of the ablest writers of the country. Mr. John Davis was a man of great Influence and commanded the high est respect of all amonp: both races. The daughters of his slave master wept at his grave. His home was not only a model, but his family was one of the most comfortably sustained in his section of the State. He leave to bereave his death a devoted wife and six children. WATCH FOR ODR CHRISTMAS ISSUE For the special benefit of our readers we will issue the Christmas number of the Globe on Tuesday morning, December 23d , so everybody may get the paper n time to look over the special offers made by Globe advertisers to Christmas shoppers, and that Santa Claus may get all the letters sent to him through the Globe. It pays to trade with the merehantsw ho advertise in the Globe. They are your friends, and are helping you support your paper. ' 9 Ask for the goods you see advertised in the Nash ville Globe. They are just the things for Christmas: Just what the children have asked Santa Claus to bring. MORTGAGE BURN ED AT 1ST. BAPT. CITIZENS OF HASHYILLE TURN OUT TO WITNESS THE EYENT. J. W. THOMAS JR. PASSES AWAY Excellent Program Rendered Dea cons Tell fothe Early Struggles Interesting History Related In Regard tto the Church First 1 Met In Hightower Hall Then on State Street. And Other Places. PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER N. C. & ST. L. RAILWAY. Hemorrhage From the Lungs Has tened the End Was Notable Rail road Man Started In as Water Boy Entire Life Given to Ser vice of Nashville, Chatta nooga and St. Louis Rail way Was Well Known. The following are the names of the original members now living: T. G. Ewing, L. Fort and fam ily, W. T. Hightower, S. Crosth walt. G. Ensley, Ross Moore. T. L. Jones, J. W. Work and family, Ed. Knight, Jeff Polk, John Adkln Bon and wife, John Foster. Nellie Seay, W. O. Tate, Lula Crosthwalt, Alice West, Ella Henry, Susie Car ter. E. Jones Mattie Johnson, Minnie Barber, Hugh L. Price, P. Balentine Kalie Steel. Jennie Duncan, Sarah Barber Silvia Knight, Frances Cam pbell Hurt, Lucy Kink. At the Frst Baptist jChurch, Friday night, December 12, the members and a large gathering of friends that filled the house to overflowing witnessed the burning of the mortgage that has been hanging over ithe property for many years. An excellent program was rendered pre ceding the burning of the mortgage in which the Deacons participated, they all made an interesting talk telling of the history of the church. Mr. Hightower gave an accqunt of the early struggles of the church which. wa,s interesting from every point of view. In his remarks, Mr. J MADAM HACKLEY HAS LARGE AUDIENCE AT COLUMBIA. Special to the Globe. Columbia, Tenn., Dec. 10.--Colum bians were- offered and received an unusual musical treat in the appear ance of Madam E. Azalh Hackley, of Philadelphia, Pa., on last evening. This engagement had been secured by Prof. J. W. Johnson, who had pre viously arranged with Madam Hack- ley to visit Columbia at ner earner convenience. The spacious auditor! 'mn of Mt. Lebanon Missionary Bap tist Church was comfortably filled at an early hour by an expectant audi ence, who were well paid for their visit. A simple description in words, however prolific, does not nor cannot do justice to the matchless powers of this gifted woman, for one must see hear and know her himself in order to form any just estimate of her gTent ability as a true, genuine art ist in the musical arena. Madam Harkley disappointed nono of her auditors at Columbia. Agair. she is the more to be admired and appreciated when her mission is Known, for she is undoubtedly true exponent of Negro womanhood and a splendid example or tne possiDin tles of the race. It Is said she has disposed largely of her means and powers for the common good. Her demonstrations in voice and physical culture were a revelation to many. The audience was spellbound by her utterances and general expressions were complimentary. The net proceeds of the entertain ment will go to supplement a fund designed to procure a piano for the City Public School. Several volun tary subscriptions were offered by in dividuals present. WEAKLEY COUNTY TEACHERS MEETING LARGELY AT TENDED. Special to the Globe. Dresden. Tenn., Dec. 13. The Wenklov County Teachers' meeting convened at the public school build . ing. The teachers to whom the various subjects were assigned were present, and lively discussions, were had. The following teachers were present, viz., Prof. A. M. Bishop, Mrs. A. M. Bishop. Mrs. F. M. Law ler, Mrs. Ger'le Howard, M'ss Ella Grlzzard and Miss Pansy Bishop, ol Martin. Tenn.; Trpf. M. A. Dnbhs Greenfield, Tenn.: Pr.of. E. II. and W E. Edmpndson, of Beech Grove, Te'in. Prof. C. 0. Menzies, of Vincent Grove, Tenn.; Prof. Major Boyd, of Lathoni, Tenn.; Miss Nora Walker, of Rnl ston, Tenn.; Mrs. Bertha Taylor, ol Gleason, Tenn. We were also fa vored with addresses by Hon. Alfred Thomnson, attorney, nnd Hon. O. A. Ogan, attorney. Dinner was served by the citizens. - THE ZIONIST MOVEMENT AND ITS SELF-SACRIFICING FOUNDER. By Annie M. Garfinkle. One of the most important move ments among the Jewish people is1 the Zionist colonization. At first tiliis movement attracted but few of the Jews in the higher stations of life, and they were called dreamers and idealists. At the present time the most prominent are connected with it. The Basle program declares: "The aim of the Zionist movement is to establish a legally secured,publicly recognized- home for the Jewish pei recognized home for the Jewish peo making further inquiry, took this to mean that the object if the Zionist" vas to take all the Jewish peopl Zionist never have had that inten and iplace them in Palestine. The tion: the object is to take the poor, persecuted Jews from" Russia, Rou-saj-nunoa paiuSinoq pun v.mvm and establish them in Palestine, where they can engage in agricul tural labor. This is both desirous and conven ient for the colonosts convenient because Palestine is near to their present -place of abode, and desirous because they possess an intense longing for their ancient home. Over eighteen centuries of disper sion has not destroyed the Jewish love for Palestine, and with a de votion such as only the strongest smiled people are capable- of, the Jews still long for the home of their fathers. This love has survived over eighteen centuries 'of cruel per secutions, of continual wanderings, of terrible massacres, of the bloody Institutions of Tornuemanda and the horrible humiliation of all cen turles and times. In the early part of the twelfth Century the great poet and philoso pher. Jehuda Halevi. wrote: "O city of the world, beautiful and majestic, For thee I long from distant western home. 0 that on eagle's wings to thee I might come nigh. M. DR. STEWART ADDRESSES Y. C. A. At the meeting of the Y. M. C. A, last Sunday Dr. F. A. Stewart dis cussed the "Human Body." It is thought by many that if Dr. Stewart could be induced to repeat the dis roiirso at least three hundred men rnd bovs would avail themselves of the privilege to hear him. Next Sirndav Dr. C. V. Roman will speak on the "Mind." The boys club in West Nashville directed by Mr. Crawford aro planning some great things in the near future. Rev. Mr. Ellis, pastor of Seay's Chapel M. E. Church will hold a spe cial service hi the interest of the Young Men's Christian Association Sunday morning at eleven o'clock. Tho big meeting planned by Prof. Keith two weeks ago will be repeated at rn early date. It is interesting to note tho great work that a Young Mrn's Christian Association, with proper management and backing is able to do in a community. MR. STROTHER BUMBREY, FA THER OF L. D. BUMBREY PASSES AWAY. Was Well Known in this City Mar. ried Tennessee Girl Friends Here Send Condolence to Family. Special to the Globe. San Antonio, Texas, December 16. Mr. Strother Bumbrey of 309 S. Wyoming street, died this morning at his home, where he Jias lived for more than half a century. Mr. Bumbrey thas been indisposed for the past few months and it was thought that he was convalescing till yesterday when he became worse and death came and relieved him of suffering. At the time of his death there was around his bed side nearly the entire family. He leaves three sons and two daugh ters, namely: Robert D., Jesse M. and Louis D. Bumbrey, Mrs. R. II. Hoffman and Miss Frankalena Bum brey. News of the death of Mr. Bumbrey spread rapidly through the city and caused much sorrow n the city and the county of Bexar as he was one of the oldest and most highly re- sneeted citizens of the community. He had quite a number of relatives throughout various parts of the United States and some in Mexico. Mr. Bumbrey came to San Antonio about 70 years ago, long before Emancipation and was a trusted em ployee of the United States, having charge of a conveyance between An tonio and Monterey, Mexico. He came to Texas from Ohio and re turned to his old home only once in 70 years. He was a devout mem ber of New Hope Baptist Church and a Senior Deacon. He left at the time of his death an extensive estate, being the only Negro In San Antonio to hold realty on E. Com merce street between the Southern Pacific's New Station and the Alamo Plaza. Only recently a new two story building has been erected on one of these lots. NEWS RECEIVED IN NASHVILLE. News of Mr. Bumbrey's death reached Nashville by special tele gram Tuesday morning and created much sorrow as Mr. Louis D. Bum brey is really considered a Nashville citizen having lived here a number of years as foreman of the compos ing room sof the National Baptist Publishing Board. At present ho Is in the mail service in Texas. While in the city hn was married to Miss Pinkie Mavbcrry, one of Tennessee's most popular ladies. B. Ridley, Chas. Watkins, J. H. Hyde, Miss Katie M. Shelton. Nashville, Tenn., December 16th. Mr. L. D. Bumbrey, 315 S. Wyoming St., San Antonio, Texas. Accept sincere sympathy for you and children in these your sad hours. Put your trust in Him who doeth all things well. Impossible for any of us to be present at funeral. HOUSE OF BOYDS. BY R. H. AND H. A. BOYD. The end came to Mr. John W. Thomas, Jr., President and General Manager of the Nashville, Chatta nooga & St. Louis Railway, at 2 o'clock Wednesday morning at his residence, 123 Ninth Avenue, South. Since Sunday he had been desperate ly ill, and his life had been de spaired of. Eearly Tuesday night he showed some improvement, but it was considered at the time only a temporary matter, such as frequently occurs in pneumonia cases. The news of the fatal ending of the dis ease coming some hours later occa sioned little surprise. The news spread rapidly and occasioned wide spread regret. The end came very suddenly, after some hours xf sleep, death being Im mediately due to a hemorrhage from the lungs which carried him off quickly. That he had lived so long was attributed to his wonderful vi tality, assisted y the unceasing medical attention he received, those ministering to him being among his warmest friends. The news of Mr. Thomas' death was a source of particular distress to the officers and men of the road, Hightower stated that the church! with many of whom he had worked CLARKSVILLE PAPER SPEAKS IN HIGHEST PRAISE OF MME. HACKLEY. The Leaf-Chronicle, the daily pa per at Clarksviile, Tenn., in the is sue of December 15 speaks In tho highest praise of Mme. Hackley who appeared there in her musical lec last night by about fifteen of our ture. The Leaf-Chronicle savs: A rare musical treat was enjoyed musicians who went to St. John's Baptist Church to hear a musical lecture by Madame Azalia Hackley, a Negro woman, who is not only a finished musician and the possessor or a wonderful voice, but who is de voting her life to the uplift of her people. Her work now is the founding of a memorial school for the training of the Negro hi all branches of vocal art. This sohool is only open to graduates of the High School, for Madame Hackley s aim is to Im press upon the Negro the relation of hygiene, physiology and education to voice culture that it is impos sible to do anything with the voice without the aid of a sound body and a trained mind. Madame Hackley has a beautiful soprano voice and gave selections from the Barber of Seville, the Polo naise from Migncm, and a number of other songs In a lighter vein, be sides some of the old plantation melodies. She came here under the auspices of the Negro city sohool and the proceeds of last night's mus ical was given to the domestic sci ence department. There is an effort being made by some of the white people to have her here later to sing in the opera house. first met in a church on 4th Ave nue known as the Hightower Hall. The next meeting place was on State street and finally the third on sth Avenue, In the old stone church, that used to be the meeting place of the African Methodist Congregation. It was while there that the deal was made for the lot where the church now stands. The older deacons told of the struggles of the early church and were high in their praise of the aid rendered by other churches and the public generally. Dr. F. A. Stewart, was on. the pro gram to represent the city, and he made an impressive talk on what a church should possesB to attract visi'ors. He grew eloquent as he recounted some of his experiences with some of the members of that church and when he told his knowl edge of tho sacrifices that had been in the ranks. By all of tihem he was beloved to an unusual degree. A flood of telegrams received from all over the country told of the esteem in which Mr. Thomas was held away from home. President Thomas was an abiding friend to the colored employees of his road and they all loved him and knew they could always approach him when they needed his counsel. He was deeply interested in the col ored employee's Railway Protective Association ,tind newer allowed an opportunity to pass when he could do something to strengthen that organization. CLIFTON SCHOOL. A Parent-Teachers' Association will be organized at Clifton School in a few days. In the weekly test n made by the congregation that the ma,.k ranginR from SO and above First Baptist Church might be a real- C.B Grade-Pauline Patton 96, Wm. y ltngtori "?e Presnt Gray OC. James Dungy 88. George Mc- pastor read the names of the de-Kissac, j 92 P(f c d 8g ceased members. This was a pathe- and James IIowlaml s'c tic rart of the evening program The -.A Gra(leMartlm Armstrong 90, mortgage was then presented to Mrs.FrankJe L(.e 95. Jerelean Crowder 93 Seay one of the oldest members of :jos, Evm.(t 10() wlljlam Al.ernathy the church by Deacon Wm. H. Young, y2 B t c ' ,,, 9 p , , M(f. 11. w.o jimcuio ui 1110 ivumrgar SQ William Wntl.-in 83 lion she s'uck a match and burned tho mortgage in to ashes. The members md visitors then repaired to the Sunday-school Auditorium where refreshments were served. Fannie DeGraffenried 88, Edmond Thompson 84. 5-B Grad. Eimira Perkins lot), Minnie Thompson 95, Josephine Wi ley 95, Frankie Chrittman 95, Roose velt Cato 90, Porter Hardison 90, James Robertson 90, Joseph DeGraf fenried 85, and Glenora Cannon 85. 4-A Grade Bet tie Andrews 100, Douglass 95, R. A. LAWSON, CELEBRATED PIANIST AT FISK. UNIVERSITY. Thft third rpcttnl in th bpHa nf Carrie Jones 95, Lela musical concerts srlven under the di-'Em. L. Burks 95, Aline Roland 90. rectlon of the Musical Department I Betiuiie Harris 90, Susie Avant 85. of Fisk University will occur Fri- Charlotte Avant 90, Maryland Hog day night, Jan. 2, 1914, when Mr.p;l 95, Charles Pernon 95, Wood Raymond Augustus Lawson Willi60" Thompson 80, Perry Wiley 85, give a piano recital. Robert Roland 85, Major Galloway Mr. Lawson li a graduate of the!85- James Moody 95, Cleveland college as well as the music depart- j Knight 95. ment of Fisk University. Since' 4-B Grade Names of those who graduating he has studied in the! made 100: Willie Brown, William east as well n nhrnnd. undo tho'LoEan. Willie Gray and Susie most eminent pianist. His re citals in Boston, New York and else wnere always draw lartre and ap- Vaughn. Those who made 96 ns fol lows: Viney McCutcheon, Jesse Den ton nnd Cassie Everett. Those mnk- preclative audiences. Hn la ron-'lng SS as follows: George Vaughn sidered the most cultured and artis- and Lee Smith. Those making 88: tic pianist of his race, tlsment on next page. See adver- WEAKLEY COUNTY TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION. Special to the Globe. Sharon, Tenn., Dec. 15. On Satur day, January 21, 1914, the Weakley Teachers' Association will convene here. Program. Arithmetic Decimal fractions, A.M. Bishop, Martin. TELEGRAMS OF CONDOLENCE SENT RY NASHVILLE FRIENDS. Teler-rnms of condolence were sent the familv ns follows: N'shvilie. Tenn., Dec. 16th. Mr. L. D Bum'Tey. 315 Wyoming St.. San Antonio, Texas.. We the following craftsmen do sympathize with you in your hour of bereavement: Johnson Cockrill, C. T. Hump, Dan R. Barry, A. G. Price, Ceo. I. Dodson, .Tense L. Cheatham. Jos. Boyd, Chas. Hart, Grant C1nrkr. Watson Bovd, Wm. ravne, S" P. Harris Miss N E. King. J. II. Kellv. Jr., Louis K. Thorn- Miss Gussle Tkistlck after several; as, Wm. Frnnkltn, J. Henry Floyd. weeks of illness is able to be up Geo. Davis, Floyd Davison, J. B. again. I Boyd, L. S. Gray, E. W. McGuire, J. HOWARD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH HAS CALLED NEW PASTOR. At a. recent business meeting of the members of Howard Congrega tional i-nureii u. was (teeldorl by a Spelling 50 words selected, pages narin majority vote of the membership to; 100-1 50, Mrs. Bertha Taylor, Glea- sion. can a new pastor. Kev. 1. .M.'son. Bloomfield of Pes Moines, Iowa wasj Country Life 2nd, 3rd and the choice of the eontrer,ntion. In 1 chapters, v. A. Pblm. Sharon. addition to tin call a p"tliio"i of the Grammar Analysis of sentences, membership has been forwarded to MKs Mattie Moseley, Martin, the reverend nnd a replr Is evprte'l : rural Economics J. A. Vincent, from him (la'ly. Roy. B'oomfioH is Dresden. a rradi'alo of Fisk University of the1 A'dre-s, 'ajor Boyd. Latlnm. class of 1909. lie nlso graduated! Miscellaneous. Edward Brady, Wm. Moore, Jr., Willie Patton and Wayman Wither spoon. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. There will be Christmas Services at the. First Baptist Church Sunday morning, December 21st. "Holy ''ork For Christmas," will be the subject of Rev. W. S. Ellington's dis course in the morning, and at niaht, "The Life of Christ As Seen in Mod ern Christianity." The choir is pre- fxeellent music for the oeca Tho Fundav-school will have jits .holiday exercises and Christmas 4th 'tree Wednesday night, December 24. Admission free. All aro invited. from Ol'orlin in 1912. He married Miss Sophia Overstreot. one of Nash ville's leading yotmg ladies who en joyed the social life of a host of friends in this city. Rev. G. W. Hemphill has been serv-. A. M. BISHOP, President. M. A. DOPBS. Principal. MISS ET.LA GR1ZZARD, Sec'y. MR. SOL HAM DEAD. The funeral of Mr. Solomon TTam, in? the church since the rosiTnntion j of Antioch, Tenn., w as nreaehed tit of Rev. Imes, but it is understood tint he could not spare the necessary time from business to give the church work the attention it mands. Taylor & Co.'s undertaking estab lishment Tuesday by Rev. Wm. Haynes, A brother and sister, Miss de-illattie Ham I survive him DF1. BOYD SPEAKS AT MASS-MEETING IN MEMPHIS. Pnvctical, though in simple lan-gua-'e was the address delivered by Pr. R. IT. Bovd. Secretary, National Baptist Publishing Board at a mass and union meeting of all the church es held nt Salem Baptist Church, Memphis last week. A magnifieient audience greeted him, in which were distinguished citiens fro mall over the state. 41 1 IU i ' , 1 . 1M 1, A'l, w, , i'. ihm md Mr. Frauk Ham, Hie National Baptist B 1 Board is indisposed. Pr. E. W. D. Isaac, Secretary of Y. P. U.