iative is particularly prominent.
A sentimental bishop was the first to suggest the importation of Africans to America in order to relieve the Indians from the labor which their spirit could not brook.
It was a philanthropic business at the start.
Indians would not work, Negroes would.
Here again the human factor asserted itself.
The cavalier immigrants of the South did not like to work, the Puritans of the North did; hence one of the reasons that slavery flourished only below Mason and Dixon's line.
Mr. Simons refers to this fact as one of those strange happenings called coincidences ! The interesting point lies, he goes on to say, in the fact that in Europe it was just the cavalier who represented the old feudal organization of society with its servile system of labor, while the Puritan is the representative of the rapidly rising bourgeoisie which was to rest upon the status of wageslavery.
Strange happening, coincidence, interesting point ! This is certainly most naive.
han the black man's wisdom.
It is The leopard's Spots, by the Rev. Thomas Dixon, a shining light in the Southern Baptist Church; and it temt of the tiger rather than in that of the Christian minister that Mr. Dixon treats the delicate issues of the race question which is the subjbeen faced in the right way. Lynchings, burnings at the stake-and Mr. Dixon depicts one for us — have failed to decrease the number of them.
will not cure savagery, and the tiger cannot tame the leopard.
Mr. Dixon seems to see this when he speaks of the mob as a thousandlegged bn shows far more of this than the author of The leopard's Spots.
Mr. Dixon may not know it, but he seems to believe in a gospel of hate.
Ononce beaten to death.
Surely this is the spirit of the tiger.
Mr. Dixon's ideal Negro is the old plantation servant who despises his own ing that of their colleagues in the North.
Will they use it like Mr. Dixon and the ministers he creates in his book, to foment misunderstan