Music: Grumble, Tablet

Southern notables assembled last week at Fletcher, N. C., to sing a song and unveil a tablet to the song's author, Daniel Decatur Emmett, who, though he never took his stand or lived or died south of the Mason & Dixon line,* nevertheless composed both the words and music of "Dixie." Son of Ohio and buried there, Composer Emmett is the adopted son of all "Dixieland." Yet the scene last week in the cemetery of Calvary Episcopal Church at Fletcher ("outdoor Westminster Abbey of the South") was the first of their kind; the tablet,...

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