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KANSAS CITY, KAS LOCALS AND
D. E. Over ta on the sick list.
Voorhee restaurant ia the place tor
Genial Tom Roberts was down from
Topeka this week. '
Gilbert for mayon where will our
Abe Rutherford is able to attend to
business again after a long Illness.
The Y. M. C. A. of Kansas City.
Kas., is located in nice quarters" at
440 Minnesota avenue. Chas. Stewart,
president; Dorsey Green, vice presi
dent; Harry White, secretary.
Dorsey Green, the disciple of Black
stone is jubilant. He says the young
crowd is the real thing.
It appears that the colored men has
about got control of the central com
mittee. Cowlne Patterson, Reuben Harris
and three other colored men are serv
ing on Jury this term of court
uev. R A. Wilson was in Atchison
this week assisting Rev. Matthew
Jones with his revival.
Read and subscribe for the Rising
Attend the Y. M. C. A. at 440 Mln
Jake Tillman, our old-time friend, has
bought and paid for his home. Jake
lias put in four years steady labor for
our city and made It count.
Robt. Patterson has returned from
Sapulpa, Ind. Ter. He says the preju
dice is to great for him.
Judge Donohoe'a court la a busy
law marL Aunl Harars follca Is a!
ways In evidence. Hon. B. S. Smith
for the state and Judge F. Bradley, I
Vf. Johnson and Dorsey Green for the
defendant show that while they plead
jnillty and not guilty, that the state is
ably represented by a Negro and that
the defendant will be ably defended by
Colored legal talent. todo,
LEXINGTON NEWS AND NOTES.
Rev. Gilbert closed his revival with
about 35 additions to his church. He
had quite a success. His greatest
meeting will be held Sunday February
22nd. at which time they are expect
ing to have a grand time.
Rev. Oaks left Saturday morning
for his home at Hills Burr, Mo.
Prof. Anthony, who was here attend
ing the burial of his father. Rev. An
thony, left for his home Tuesday.
Born to the wife of Mr. Wm. Mc
Donald, a boy.
Mrs. Nancy Brown Is quite ill. also
Mrs. James Bolton.
Miss Pinkee Wilson left Sunday
evening for Kansas City.
Rev. C. Smallwood was here in Kan
ess City, Kas., Sunday, returned home
Miss Joseph Hawkins of Kansas City
came down Sunday morning to visit
her mother, Mrs. Nancy Booker, re
turned Monday morning.
We often heard it said "that it Is
too late to shut the stable door after
the horse is out." Some of you people
are talking and if you continue I will
expose your names. Please let me
alone. We ought to try every way
to build up our race, not to tear it
down. The legislative bodies are pass
ing and trying to pass the Jim Crow
car law, and disfranchizing the Ne
gro and yet some of us are trying to
cover up things that ought'to Ce ex
posed. Mr. Grundy Bunion of Johnson coun
ty has bought property and is now
building. We are glad to have him
in our city. He is an old soldier.
Mrs. Hinch received a telegram from
St. Paul, Minn., that her son, Howard
Hedgwood, was dead. Since then we
learn that he Is not dead but Is not
expected to live long.
We hope our subscrlebrs will pay up
their subscriptions. We need the
money now. A paper cannot run un
less you pay to keep it up. You
say it Is a good paper and you
want what you do good published
and when you do anything bad you
don't want it published and if It is
published you atop taking the paper a
while. This paper don't want to pub
lish anything but what Is good, as a
general thing. A. W. W.
A new road for transport by aut
mobile ia being constructed In the
Congo Free State, aud at present It
xtendt 450 kilometres. The method
pursued Is simple enough. All (hat
la done la to drive a herd of forty
elephants three or four times ovar the
track marked out. by surveyors. They
level down obstructions aa efficiently
a a steam roller.
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There will bo a first class vaudeville
and stereoptlcan entertainment at
Turner Hall, February 24. 1903. for
the 'benefit of the Old Folks and Or
The entertainment will be given un
der the direction of a charitable white
lady of this city. Among the views
shown will be some very interesting
scenes from the Philippine islands.
The actors of the vaudeville were
trained by M. Lester Lonnergan. The
entertainment has been given before.
once at Music hall for charity.
Since our white friends feel them
selves enterested enough to do this
much for us, we should show our in
terest and appreciation by a full at
Miss Rosalind Reed will sing.
Music and refreshments will follow
Admission 25 cents.
Large checks are the correct thing
in lawsuita this season.
Don't argue with a fool. Listener
will say there are two of a kind.
' A coward likes to believe that dis
cretion ia the better part of valor.
A man'a heart la blamed for a lot
of things that his head ia responsible
When a woman keeps a secret aha
can't keep secret the fact that ahe ia
' By the time a man gets oM enovgn
to talk well he has learned the value
of not talking at all.
Says an Irishman: "Every man la
so honest in this country that they
are compelled to offer reward tor
NUGGETS FROM GEORGIA.
Misery sho likes comp'ny, but de
wise man ain't sociable w'en ahe
Hit's a mighty good idee ter make
hay while de sun shine even ef you
ain't got no hoss ter eat it.
Tf there were a railroad to heaven,
some folks would refuse to travel
that way. for fear they'd get wrecked
on a star.
No use ter talk tor folks 'bout de
shortness er life, for ever" man in de
worl' thinks he gwine ter live ter
bury his frien's.
Ef. ez de good book say. de right
eous hardly escape, some er de best er
us hed better be takln' out fire Insur
ance policies right away. Atlanta
THE FUNNY CYNICS.
If it wasn't for sluy hens, the fox
would nut nave his reputation. Life,
Tell a man he mustn't, and he will;
tell a woman she mustn't, aud you'll
Often when a society woman's
"cheeks burn," you can detect the
odor of burning paint. Life.
Many of the people who live in
glass houses go into politics and they
don't seem to mind it a bit. Puck.
A woman doesn't fully understand
how essentially alike all men are un
til her boy gets old enough for other
women to make a monkey of. Puck.
The daily talk of the Hehridcans
has a shrewd picturesqueness. "Let
the loan go laughing home," they say.
That is, "Be careful of whatever you
If a person were to be met coldly
on going to a friend's house, be would
"The shore Is the same, but the
shell-Ash I not the same."
The impossible is denoted by
"blackberries in midwinter and sea
gulls' egga In autumn."
"Better thin kneading than to be
empty." That la, "Half a loaf la bet
ter than no bread."
"The man who la idle will put the
cata on the fire."
"He that does not look before him
will look behind him."
"A house without a dog, without a
cat, without a little child, ia a houae
without pleasure and without laugh
When it came to being well pre
served Lot's wife had all her female
acquaintances beat a block.
KANSAS CITY, MO., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 190:1
PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR,
Will be at Allen Chapel, Tenth and
Charlotte streets, Friday evening, Feb
He will render an interesting pro
gram, consisting of his own writings.
There will also be a musical pro
pram In connection.
If Ills galore affect you sore
And pains beset you more and more,
Then do not stop; run, skip or hop
To SMITH'S Apothocary Shop.
With drops and pills he'll cure your
And "PrOiE" will bring around the
Be Sure to Patronize
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He will deliver your goods free of charge if you will call
TELEPHONE 1211 GRAND.
All the churches were poorly at
tended on the Sabbath, on account of
the severe weather.
Revival services are Mill going on
at Uie Macedonia and Second Baptist
Rev. W. H. Spurlock of Cape
arrfcau, waH'ln the city last week vis
iting friends. He reports his work in
A very fashionable dinner was given
by Mrs. Bin in a Shumake last Thurs
day from 4 to 6 at her residence on
E. Farmer street. Among those who
enjoyed her hospitality were Rev. anil
Mrs. Rozelle, Rev. and Mrs. Caldwell.
Rev. H. C. Caldwell of Indian Terrl
tory. Revs. Clark and Howard, Mes-
damcs Montgomery, Bush. Taylor and
Turner, it was an enjoyable affair.
Rev. J. Will Jackson, presiding eld
er of the St. Joseph district of the
M. E. church, held quarterly nicelliiR
here Sunday. He and Rev. Clark were
entertained at tea by Mrs. J. C. CaM
well Monday evening.
Mrs. Kate Collcy, who has been en
the sick list, is convalescing.
IMr. Marcus Berry of Casper, Wyo.,
visited relatives here last week, lie
is very much pleased with his home In
the far west.
Mrs. I .aura O'Bannon of Iees Sum
mit paid her sister, Mrs. Jennie Jones
a flying visit last week.
We are glad to note that Rainey
Hawkins, who has been seriously 111
Is Improving rapidly.
The Bible Training class meets
every Wednesday night at the A. M.
E. church. J. C. C.
Whitefleld's Pulpit on Exhibition.
The pulpit which George Whlteneld
two hundred years ago carried with
him aa be moved about the country
among the thousands who flocked to
bear blm preach. Is said to be at pres
ent on exblbltlou in New York City.
The drama used by tbt Scots Guards
in South Africa have Just been sold,
and In some cases lhy fetched be
tween 9300 and 1350 apiece, s price
T.-hlch Is nearly eight time as much
as they originally tost
Thla will be your last opportunity to
j Admission Adults, 25 cenfs; chil
dren, 15 cents.
REV. OSCAR J. W. SCOTT,
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QMITH The DRUGGIST.
POINTED PARAGRAPHS. ..
After losing bis heart a young man
often loMts bis head
Avoid whisky and water; it Id a
dilution and a snare.
Some men's littleness Is by far the
biggest part of them.
A gentleman of leisure excels In do
ing nothing gratefully.
Money ceases to talk after a miser
gets a strangle hold on it.
Time will tell but the woman with
a secret never gives time a chance.
A sensitive man. unlike a clock, is
apt to go when he is run down.
When the bookkeeper drops a nickel
in the slot he makes a cash entry.
A man has to be dunned to death
before he will pay the debt of nature.
It stands to reason that any man
who would hook a Osb would lie about
Don't be so aRnresslvely charitable
as to make beneficiaries uncomfort
able. Some men tnke a mean advantage
of their wives by wearing their hair
It's the girl who can't sing that
seems anxious that everyone should
People who always say what they
think usually think a lot of disagree
Speaking of real estate in cities, a
front foot Is often worth more than
a back yard.
What the modern airship navigator
needs is a safety anchor and some
thing to anchor to.
It sometimes happens that a poli
tician Is never so much out of place
as when he Is In one.
The easiest money to spend and the
hardest money to save Is that which
you haven't yet earned.
It Is better to spare the rod and
spoil the child than spoil the child by
using the rod too much.
Marriage is a failure when both
husband aud wife make the discovery
that they have married beneath them.
The spendthrift Is like a buzz-saw.
He scatters a lot of dust while run
ning around and has nothing but his
board to show for It.
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GLEANINGS FROM PLEASANT
GREEN BAPTIST CHURCH.
Ix)cated In rear of Independence and
Sunday school opened at 10 o'clock,
Superintendent being absent Rev. K,
M. Wilson, pastor, officiated.
On account of extreme Inclement
weather, many were unable to attend
services. Our pastor Instructed the
whole school, both teachers, pupils
Mrs. Llllle R. Taylor acted as sec
retary pro tern, regular sectary being
Explanation from Cluster Leaf by
pastor, was superb.
Regular eleven o'clock services.
Congregation read 15 chapter of John.
and Xth chapter of 1st Cor. Text, "As
the father hath loved me; so have I
loved you; continue ye In my love.
,1 no. 15: !. References I. Cor. S: 11-12.
And through thy knowledge shaTTlhe
weak brother perish, for whom Christ
But when ye sin so against
brethren and wound their weak
science, ye sin against Christ.
His subject was "Self Control,
Endurance." The sermon was most
excellently discussed. After sermon
choir sang "Name of Jesus."
Sunday being general rally day.
$28.40 was collected. A number of
members having been absent the col
lection did not como up to the stand
ard. Mr. F A. Turner was present and
spoke to us relative to the Bohemian
and Coor. songs, that were sang at
the White House. In connection with
that he gave reasons for publishing a
Negro paper. He Is a race man. and
believes in the Negroes being an Inde
pendent people. Made remarks con
senting the sermon. Th pastor and
a number of the officers and teachers
and members of the church met Sun
day afternoon and read and discussed
all of the home readings and the Sun
day school lesson, and received valun
hie Information. So many fine
thoughts were brought out, and dis
cussed readily. They decided to have
the meetings each Sunday afternoon.
Quite an Interest has been awakened.
B. Y. P. V. opened at fi:3' o'clock
President F. L. Lewis presiding. Les
son from Renhmlad's defeat, I. Kings
20: 12 20. Temperance lesson. The
lesson was read In consent led by
the President. Lesson discussed su
perb. Miss Annie Taylor was then cabled
and acted as secretary pro tern. She
then read a paper, her subject being
Regular services at 7:30. Song by
audience, "Come We That live the
lord." Choir entered choir box. sane
"Father, I Stretch My Hand to Thee."
Congregation read 72 INalm. led by
pastor. Sermon by pastor. Text: He
shall have dominion also from sen to
sea. and from the river unto the ends
of the earth." Subject. "The Reign of
a King." He discussed King Solo
mons life, and the reign of the queen
of Sheba. He warned sinners to flee
from tin' warth to come. Doors of
church opened for the reception of
Choir sang "Oh How Happy Are
They Who the Savior Obey."
Pleasant Green Baptist church some
time ago purchased a lot on Tracy av
enue betwieii Independence nm IV
cifie streets and for thai reason the
lot in the rear of Indepemlenee and
Tracy avenues- Is on snle now for ILV
(ieiieral collection for the day, $31
nnd some cents. We feel under obli
gations to the Son for having publish
ed our news weekly, with so much pre
Read, subscribe aud pay for the Ris
ing Son. ). W. M.
Make up of the Senate.
All the states in the union have
their full quota of Senators except
Delaware, which has none, and of the
eighty eight Senators all told, sixty
one of them are lawyers. Of the rest,
one Is a civil engineer, two are doc
tors, three are Journalists, and the oth
ers are bankers, mlrers, farmers, busi
ness men and politicians.
New Disrovery of Science.
Hitherto Tynrtall's theory that the
azure tint of the sky Is due to minute
corpuscles In the air has been accept
ed. Prof. 8prlnger or Liege ba
proved that tbe blue of the sky I
purely electrical In origin, aud an
essential quality of the air.
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IF "JIM CROW" BILL SHOULD PASS
Mr. Corrigan Thinks White Passen.
Bers Would Take Seats Re
served for Negroes.
President Corrigan of the Metropoli
tan Street Railway company was ask
ed this morning to give his opinion ot
the "Jim Crow" bill now being urged
lor passage In the legislature by Col
onel John Crisp.
"I don't believe It will pass." said
M. Corrigon. "Conditions In Missouri
do not demand It. Are the common
carriers to be forced to pull a coach
across the state for the three or four
Negroes to be found on a train? The
bill isn't practicable in that regard
any more than It Is In its effects on
street car companies. We have only
one line in Kansas City upon which
you find many Negroes. Thnt Is tho
Vine street line. We might partition
a car there, but if It were half filled
with Negroes, or empty, the whites
would crowd In. The agitation Is very
largely to satisfy women. There nro
few men In the North, few Southern
men In Kansns City, who object to tho
Negroes. It is too late now, forty-two
years too late, to begin talklngot
changing a condition which we have
brought upon ourselves." K. C. Star.
This from Mr. Corrigan. fittingly ex
presses the situation. The oplnlonso
tersely put by a man of Mr. Corri
gan' experience only proves our con
tention that tho average citizen Is dis
posed to be fair and this agitation only
emanates from the demagogue and
small bore politician. Mr. Corrigan.
we thank you. There are many men
whose minds aro largo as well as
rO THE MEN AND WOMEN OF
The Negro Is passing through a cri
tical period In his history. What our
raco needs most to carry us through
this ordeal is Christian character.
Christian character must nlso be tho
foundation stone of our progress. Tho
Young Men's Christian Association
stands for I be development of Chris
tian character in Us broadest sense.
The most important clement in our
race is the young man. (in him the
future depends as on no one else. Tim
Y. M. C. A slnnds for the spiritual. In
tellectual, moral, physical and social
uplift of young men. No thinking man
or woman will iliestlon the need of
such n work among the colored men
of Kansns City.
The Coloivd Young Men's Christian
Association ot Kansas City, Mo., lias
opened rooms at SMS 10. 1-'h street.
Our work at present consists of a
Sunday meeting for men. n night
school, monthly practical talks to men.
and a rending room which Is open
every evening from 7:oo to lii;im
o'clock. It Is our desire to add other
lealures of association work, such as
bntlis. n gymnasium, an employment
bureau, etc., nnd also to have the
rooms open all day Instead of only
in the evening, but we cannot carry
on such a work without the hearty sup
port of our people and W'e hereby np
peal to the race loving men and worn
I'll of this city to give us their moral
and flnniii lal support. Wo feel that,
the work we are trying to establish
means a great deal to tho Colored peo.
pie of this community.
The undersigned members of tho
executive committee will gladly re
ceive any contribution, no matter how
A. J. STAHXBS.
E. IV ROSS.
W. W. WATERS.
Honor Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Arrangements are In progress In
Concord. Mass , for the observance of
the centennial of the birth of Ralph
Waldo Emerson, May 25. The Social
circle, ot which Mr. Emerson wa a
member for forty three years prior to
his death In ISM, has appointed a com
mittee to prepare the program. In the
morning there will be exercises in the
town hall for the children, and in the
afternoon the exercises will be In the
L'liltut ian Inirih.
Powf of Birds.
What tremendous power an eagle
exerts when earning away n lamb
that weighs, say, sixty pounds or over!.
If you take tbe weight of the bird al
together. 7f pound, then it appears
tbsl an I'Hgle ran develop mora tbaa
two home power, sin) must put a
strain or over l.ino pound ou the
muscles or the wiue.