Coon, Coon, Coon sung at Republican Club
A Lily Whit Caroaaat From The Galveston (Tlx.) Nws. ' Tha R Mevelt Rennhllesn rlnh if Fort Worth. Jexas. rently held a oanauet. at which 150 guests were seated, includ ing prominent party men from various sections of the State, all the attendants being white. In fact, the salient sentiment sentiment of the company was one of undisguised undisguised prejudice to color. The favorite tune rendered by the orchestra was "Coon. Coon. Coon. I Wish My Color Would Fade," and the tenor of the most applauded speeches was marked by a similar tone. In response to the toast "How to Make Texas Republican." Mr. S. IL Lumpkin, referring to the race problem, said: "Wherever the Negro participates in the affairs of the Republican Republican party in the South it kills the Republican party in the South deader than h 1. The Negro is a man who casta a strong shadow, and is all right when his services are seeded, but he is not needed in politics. One notable fact is that the strongest Negro counties in the State always go Democratic." And then, as the report goes, "Coon. Coon," etc.. waa again rendered, with increased applause.