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VOLUME VIII. KANSAS CITY, MO., FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1903. MTMKKH 10.
KANSAS CITY,, KAN., LOCALS.
Gilbert is not mayor yet.
Peter Nugent U city clerk.
Reltz, our genial city attorney, is
doing the right thing. L. W. Johnson,
under the guidance of Lawyer Was
sora, runs the police court In the ab
sence of our Reltz.
The Metropolitan choir, pastor, and
a number of our people attended the
Pleasant Green Baptist church in Kan
sas City, Mo., last Sunday.
Mrs. Boone, the mother of William
and Boy Boone, died Friday of
last week. The funeral was held at
the A. M. R. church. The services
were conducted by the Rev. M. Col
lins. Horsey Green has been complaining
of a severe cold, but Is convalescent.
Roht. Bowman, who has been down
with La Grippe, is able to be on?
The Enterprise Grocery Company
has moved from its location on Min
nesota avenue to 1016 N. 5th street.
The election of officers and the
review of the work for the past six
months by the president, will be the
program at the forum Sunday after
noon. P. C. Thomas, fortnerly of our city,
but now of Topeka. was In town last
week, shaking hands with old friends.
The "True Eleven" held a social
- fc, - -meet in for -4ts -wwihr aad
Wednesday evenln glast. Dr. Hudson
of Atchison and Miss Shoemaker of
Wathena, Kan., were the guests of the
Mrs. B. 8. Smith Is sick at her home,
Jake Brown Is suffering with a
Robert Patterson has gone to the
Indian Territory again.
Sunday was a great day at St. John's
M. E. Church. We had our Easter ex
ercises at night. Raised (3.08 for mis
sions. The member and friends of St. John
M. E. church gave their pastor. Rev.
R. H. Young a grand surprise Monday
night. Forty-three persons were pres
ent and they left about 75 pounds of
good thing to make them happy.
Mrs.- Henrietta Richardson of Inde
pendence was In the city last week vis
iting friends. She left Sunday morn
ing. Miss Tlldla Parke bad her closing
exercise on April 18. Quite a number
of people were prevented from, going
oil account of the rain. Those who at
tended said the exercise was good.
Bacteria and Flavor.
The great difficulty with most butur
makers la that they do not com
prehend that it Is a certain kind of
bacteria that largely controls the fla
vor. Even cleanliness In every sense
of the word does not always result In
milk souring with the best flavor, as
all cows are usually milked In the
stable during the winter months and
in a real warm barn we usually find
that the putrefactive bacteria are
found In abundance. These get Into
the milk while milking and contam
inate it before It reaches the cream
ery. A maker cannot tell by the taste
or smell Just how the milk Is going
The Introduction of starters or
pure cultures Is benefiting the dairy
business of the country by Introduc
ing higher skilled labor. The Igno
rant, careless maker who does every
thing by chance rather than by rule
will soon be relegated to the rear. In
his place will come the, intelligent,
clean, tidy maker, with his knowl
edge of chemistry and bacteriology,
making a uniform product of butter
that oleomargarine or process butter
cannot meet in competition. Prof.
O. L. McKay.
Pope Leo's Wonderful Vitality.
The Pope at ninety-four reads with
out tpeitaclps, walks without a cane,
dresses and undresses without as
sistance, and works about fourteen
Little Snow In Berlin.
The removal of snow baa cost Ber
lin as much as 1250,000 a year. Dur
ing the past winter there was so lit
tle snow that It cost only 13,500 to
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REV. E. M. WILSON.
Pastor Pleasant Green Baptist Church.
By Rev. E. M. Wilson.
;Mr. Chairman, members of the con
vention, ladles and gentlemen, at the
behest of the program committee. I
have prepared a paper on partial
The following topics under said sub
ject shall be discussed. 1st. Paul the
missionary to the Gentiles. 2nd. His
calling extent of his labors. 3rd. Dif
ficulties and persecutions encountered.
4th. Self-sacriflce. 5th. Evangelistic
work. 6. His constructive work as
shown In the epistle. 7 th. General
estimate of Paul's character and In
fluence. Paul was a Benjamlte, a native of
Tarsus, a city In Cillcla. and was born
about A. D. 5, a free Roman citizen by
birth, by descent frem his father. He
was a tentmaker by trade.
The main events of his life were as
follows, conversation, labors at An
tlocb, his first missionary Journey, in
which he assume the character of the
Apostle to the Gentiles, the visits to
Jerusalem to settle the relation be
tween the Jew and Gentile converts.
The Introduction of the Gospel Into
Europe, the third missionary Journey,
during which time he wrote the four
great epistles. The arrest. Imprison
ment, voyage to Rome and death. Per
sonally he is almost unknown to us,
unless we accept tradition and the
statements of the ancients, he assisted
In the stoning of Stephen, his forerun
ner and the first Christian martyr."' He
was on his way to Damascus to arrest
he disciples of Jesus there and bring
them to Jerusalem for trial, and pun
ishment as apostates from the Jewish
church. On his way he was arrested
by a miracle, converted by receiving
knowledge of the truth, was conse
crated by Ananias, and, after his re
covery from the temporary blindness,
began his work for the new cause In
the synagogue at Damascus, by preach
ing Jesus Christ to the Jews and Jesus
the son of God to the Gentiles.
'Ills preaching- excited rage, and he
had to escape from the city by night.
His friends let him down from a win
dow In a basket, and he made his es-
cape. After three years absence lie re
turned to Jerusalem, but was soon
driven away by the Jews. He went
from their to Antloch. He and Barna
bas were afterwards sent to Jerusalem.
It was on his first missionary Journey
that his name was changed from Saul
to Paul. He and Barnabas visited
Jerusalem again, then separated ou ac
count of a sharp contention concerning
His business the next year was
founding churches In Phrygia and Gal
atla, which he did with great success.
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He started to Bythynia, but in a vision
the spirit of Jesus turned him back
from Uythinia. and he went to Tions,
while there the spirit, In the form of
a man of Macedonia directed him to
carry the Gospel Into Europe. In thes
memorable words, "Come over to
Macedonia and help us." He preached
from city to city for nearly a year and
passed on Into Greece. He then set
forth the gospel in the synagogue, the
market place, and by invitation. In the
venerable assembly of the Oreopagus,
where were gathered the most polished
men of the foremost seat of learning
In the world, who were acute, witty,
shrewd, and most Intensely scornful,
He exposed the folly of their super
stitions with exquisite tact aad abiiMy
and unfolded the character and claims
of the Unknown God, whom they were
already worshiping unintelllgently. But
he made very little Impression on that
popular religion, probably because his
simple faith, having no splendid show
of material accession, could not be ex
pected to take the place of their highly
poetical mythology, which was cele
brated by the most magnificent dls
playsof temples, vestments, processions
and sacrifices. A year and one-half in
Corinth was spent In preaching and
working at his trade, with much better
results than at Athens. Apain at
Ephesus he made so many friends t hat
the Idol makers became alarmed for
the business and stirred up a tumult
After another visit to Macedonia,
Greece, he turned towards Jerusali m
for the fifth and last time. On his way
there occurred at Mllltus, one of the
most affecting Incidents In the whole
story of his life. He was over '
years of age, naturally feeble of bodv.
always a hard worker, and it seeuixl
probable that this was his last int r
view. He is one of the nfost wonder
ful characters known to history, lie
was called to preach the Gospel al
many places, namely: Macedonia,
Phrygia. Galatla, but was forbidden to
go to Blthynia. It was at Troas that;
he had the famous Macedonia call, lie
went to Phllippl. one of the chief citi s
of Macedonia, then passed throir.'li
Amphlpolls and Appolonla to Thes.-a-lonlca,
to Berea, Athens. Corinth. Jeru
salem. Ephesus, Antlach. the starth t;
point of all his missionary Journeys.
In these and many more places he
established churches. His labors were
Indeed extensive. There were many
difficulties and persecutions encoun
tered. The first difficulty was at Damascus,
when he escaped from bis enemies in
He went to Jerusalem and was
driven out from there and went to
Tarsus. He went several more places,
(hen proceeded to Ephesus, where a
tumult was stirred up against him.
t.iust before visiting Corinth and Ath
ens he and Silas were In Phllippl, and
were beaten by a mob. taken to their
hief magistrates and were then taken
in prison, but were released by the
I ower of God. He was nualn perse
iited at Berea and wan also In a dif
liculty at the Areopagus. There were
many other difficulties and persecu
tions In his life, too numerous to men
tion. His enemies had determined on
1:1s destruction, Riid watched for an op
I'orlnnlty. were finally compelled to in-
etit an Recusation on the pretext fiat
Paul bad taken some Greeks In the
temple and thereby had broken the law
( Moses, and had polluted the holy
Vmisc. He was lessened from t'ie
lews by the Roman soldiers and pro
tected on account of bis Romau citi
zenship, but for years was kept In
liains without trial. Of his death al
most nothing Is known.
Tradition affirms that he was be
headed at Rome, where a grave Is now
Miown which is honored with a monu
ment. He was a poor mechanic, and
In the eyes of the Greeks and Romans
was of an origin as hateful as that of
the Jews, who are called the enemies
of mankind, and his enemies said that
he was of a bodily presence that was
lt,- and h oritttititl!lf Mnaoch:
yet he did more than any other man
to set In motion those Ideas that were
to lift up mankiml out of darkness,
and superstition, purify their minds
from the errors of ages, open their
hearts to the great truths of the one
ness of God, anil the brotherhood of
mi n and the value of the good and true
life, enforcing these great truths by a
life equally great, full of bravery, self
sacrillre and self-denial ami which
have gained power to crush and scat
ter the paganism of the Greek and
His evangelistic work wns a remark
able success, he always held fast to
that which was good. He made full
proof of his ministry, he wns the prop
er man for that particular duty be
cause he did the work of an evangelist.
The constructive work as shown In
all of his epistles Is exceedingly grand.
Tfhe two Epistles to the Thessalonlans,
Epistle to the Gallatlans, Epistle to the
Corinthians, Epistle to the Romans,
Epistle to Timothy. Epistle to Titus,
wrote to Philemon, Collosslans, Ephe
slans, and Phllipplans.
In nearly all of Paul's letters to
churches, there are six features that
occur. 1st. The greeting. 2. The
thanksgiving. 3rd. A doctrinal sec
tion. 5lh. Personal messages. 6th.
A final salutation. In his epistle to
the Thessalonlans, he says these
1. Now. we exort you, brethren,
warn them that are unruly, comfort
the feeble minded, support the weak,
be patient toward alt nu n. See that
none render evil for evil unto any man.
but forever follow that which is good,
both among yourselves and to all men.
Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceas
ing. In everything give thanks; for this Is
the will of God In Christ Jesus con
cerning you. Quench not tfle spirit.
Despise not prophesying. Prove all
things, hold fast that which is good.
Abstain from all appearance of evil.
And the very God of peace sanctify
you wholly; and I pray God your
whole spirit, soul and body be pre
served, blameless unto the coining of
our Ijord Jesus Christ. Faithful is lie
that calleth you, who also will do It.
Ilrcthicti, pray for us. Greet all the
brethren with an holy kiss. I charge
you by the Lord. that. this epistle lie
read to all the holy brethren. The
grace of our Ixnd Jesus Christ be w'Mi
you. Amen. This epistle was written
A. D. 52, during the second mission
ary Journey. It was the first of the
Pauline epistles; It was written at
Corinth to the church at Thessalonica,
"here Is something peculiarly striking
about his letters. They are at this
time translated into one hundred and
fifty languages, read by every civil
ized nation on the face of the earth,
read by one hundred and fifty million
people; Bnd churches ar dedicated to
name In every Christian city In
the world. If privation, suffering, pa
tience and pcrseverence, warmed by
seal, and tempered with wisdom, and
love, elevated and pollsned by schol
arship and brilliant talents, inspired
with the knowledge of the divine spir
it, and all these qualities softened with
a charming urbanity that was never
laid aside If all these rare endow
ments can build an enduting mem
orial 'u the cHtth. surely anting the
Immortals In the memory oT men will
be found, along with the names of
Adam. Moses, David. Solomon, and
Jesus, the noble name of I'anl the ap
ostle. Some of the most stilklim pass
ages of scripture In the Bible were
written by Paul. Rom, s :is-:::i reads
For I am persuaded thai n- it In r
death nnr life, nor angels, imi prin
cipalities, nor powi is. nor thin s
present, nor tilings to come nor In ights
nor depths, nor any other creature. ca:i
be r.lde to separate me fiom tlv line
of God, which Is in Christ Jesus our
Go with me back Into the dawn of
early literature when ciliicalion was
raging In the noble halls of Greece,
touching the hearts of the nations; now
slop for a moment and consider the
authors of the I Iliad, or the great Ath
enian scientists and philosophers, and
In no respects are they to be compared
with Paul the apostle of our Lord and
Savior Jesus Christ. Tm people were
stimulated end fascinated by the trnu--rfhti
trrnwn-o -wlpdntn wli Ich r Allowed
In the wako of his marvelous teachings.
Having had profound knowledge of
human nature in every respect, be
was greater then Stephen, his fore
I miner and martyr. As for intellect-
i unlit v, with shrewdness, skill he
i stands pn enieiieiitly. He was a gen
I ins. His was the highest calling and
he was best suited for II. and w ill nev
er lade out nl our Hignt. Ill Hie twi
light of ecclesiastical tradition every
thing in his life was done with orderly
Bluffed Gen. Kitchener.
A .certain young Canadian officer
of engineers is (red I ted with having
"put down" Ixird Kitchener during
the troubles In South Africa. The
young man was In charge or an Im
portant piece of railroad work. Kit
chener appeared one morning and
expressed disapproval of some feat
ures, talking In characteristically
biting fashion. The young officer
had his share of the Independence,
which comes of living on this side
of the Atlantic, so he said: "Am I
bossing this work or are you?"
Kitchener looked at him, recognized
young fellow after his own heart
and walked away with a nod of ap
proval. A Unique Apology.
President Roosevelt was telling a
friend about his mall, which averages
600 or COO letters a day. "One of the
most remarkable letters I ever re
ceived," he said, "arrived on the
morning the first full accounts of the
Martinique disaster were printed In
the newspapers. The writer said he
saw that the American consul at
Martinique had been burned to death.
He applied for the place and wound
up with this sentence: "I make this
early application so as to get in ahead
of those loathsome creatures, the
Carnegie's Unsatisfied Ambition.
Mr Carnegie likes to talk to tall
men. Pittsburg friends say that they
have known him to deliberately
scrape up acquaintance with repre
sentatives of the fi feet and over class
for no other reason in the world than
to ask them how they mannged to
grow tall. Mr. Carnegie has never
i;ot over his boyhood ambition to be
a big man physically. He ouch said
to a friend upropos of this disappoint
ment: "I'eople tell me that I'm a big
man. But I'm not as big as I'd like
to be. Ixiok at me."
The First American Piano.
A year before Philadelphia rang
Joyous bells on account of the dec.
laration of Independence she tnadn
the first piano ever produced In this
Will Erect Monument to Friar.
The Quivlra Historical ,sof lety of
Leavenworth, Kas., will erect a
monument to Friar Juan de Paiillla of
the Coronado expedition of 1541.
DR. L. J. HOLLY, MISSOURI'S FORE
A Graduate of Three Universities,
Bennett, Lincoln, Howard.
Dr. L. J. Holly wa.s born In Chowan
county. V C, years ago. He was
sent at tiie curly age of seven to the
public schools of his native city,
through which he rapidly passed, en
tering the high school at thirteen and
gi adiiatcing therefrom at seveniei n. a
tccord Indicative of the future sin s
whic hhe lias attained. Nut being con
tent with a liii;h school education, we
i find young Holly a fn simian at lien
licit college shortly utter leaving the
high school. Graduating Horn this
i i s-1 ii hi ion of learning, be went moth
and intend l.i'icolii university. Clo -
,tir comity. . taking his I'.a helor's
jdeglic tloui ll.is si hool in 'M-, We
i:ct titiil him nt Howard rniversit v .
I puisuing a meilii al ciuir.-e, lliii'-hing
the some with high honors. I he began
Hie ptiteliee of bis profession hi tll'
jcity of Washington, I . t'.. meeting
I with success from the start. Like
most young men of ambition. I'r. Holly
'believed that the west offered more in-
ilneeineiits for young men of brains
and push, he made up his mind to
locate In Kansas ('It v.
Before leaving Washington lr. Holly
was married to Miss Sadie Gaskln,
the only daughter of Hon. J. T. Gaskln.
:. 8 ..'i'K't.hy .and well known resident yf
j Washington, who has for more than
, thirty years held a responsible posi
tion in the senate of the Culled Slates.
I.Mrs. Hull) is a graduate of Howard
I'nlvcrslty uinl a musician of rate
Mr. Holly Is also an ailisl. her
paintings being the best on exhibition
111 nil' I ra Us .Mississippi Imposition at
Dr. Holly has an elegant home at
1117 Campbell street ainl cujovs a
To laugh al spiu.otcrhood nowaday
Is to display Ignorance of women, and
assuredly the very last way In thu
world to persuade her Into matrimony.
It Is tolerably clear that when a wom
an wants to many she generally man
ages to achieve her object. When kho
prefers a -bachelor" life It may bo
taken ns equally certain that sho is
best securing her own happiness ami
probably that of others. Lady's Pic
torial. Canada's Pig Iron Production.
The American Iron and Steel asso
ciation has received dlnict from th
manufacturers the statistics or th
production of pig inui in Canada In
1902. They show an Increase of 74,
681 gross tons, or over 30 per cent, as
compared with l!M)l. The total pro
duction In 11102 amounted to 3l'J..ri57
gross tons, against 24VJ7U tons in l'.lOl
and Hii.UW tons in r.nai.
Fast Travel in Automobile.
A new speed record of 27 seconds
for the kilometer was made by the
Hon. C. S. Itolls In Nootlnghninshire,
Knglnnd. A 72 horsepower Mors racer
was used and the rale at which it trav
eled was equal io s:i miles an hour.
Lived Under Many Presidents.
Henry IV Adams, who died recently
In Miami county. Kas.. was a lartner,
mid was six years of age when .Ii hu
tjuincy Adams was elected Pnsidcnt
of Ho Cnited States. He was a licar
tclativi of thai president.
Succumbs to Starvation.
Antonio Canipano, "the terrible
Cnrsican," three limes a jail break
er, has Ik en ton ed by starvation to
i, urn nder in i'aris.
Japan a Nation of Smrikers.
Neatly evirvbo'ly smiokcs in Japan.
Til" giU beg II When they ate ten
years ol it : ami 'be )" s .1 year
Texas Cotton Production.
Texas now pmduces more cotton
than Georgia and Alabama, the next
two laiuesi eolion states, combined.
Will Not Write a Book.
Colonial Secretary Joseph Cham
berlaln will not write a book ou his
expei ienics In south Africa.