Dixon presents the Clansman

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Dixon presents the Clansman - SOUTHERNERS HISSED DIXON. "The Clansman"...
SOUTHERNERS HISSED DIXON. "The Clansman" Disapproved in Sooth Carollua. COLUMnu, S. C. October 15. Last night ex-Rev. ex-Rev. ex-Rev. Thomas Dixon presented his play. "The Clansman," here before a large audience of white people. As has been the case at other performances of Ihe Clansman," the play was liberally hissed. Dixon himself ventured to appear before before the curtain after the third act, and his appearance was the signal for a great cretevndo of hissing. He began to justify justify himself and his play by saying: 'God ordained the Southern white man to teach the lessons of Aryan supremacy and " Hut the hissing did not abate and Dixon lost bis temper. "There are scalawags before and there are scalawags now," he said angrily; and then maddened to recklessness, offered to give $1,000 to any person who would point out an historical inaccuracy in his play. After the performance a party ef young men called at Mr. Dixon's hotel nnd asked to see him. Ho declined their re quest. A note was then drawn up, in which the young men expressed their opinion of the play, and they aent it to the author's rooms.

Clipped from The New York Age19 Oct 1905, ThuPage 1

The New York Age (New York, New York)19 Oct 1905, ThuPage 1
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