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THE RISING SON.
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' , , Wm. Fairfax, Society Reporetr.
" , . ' A. W. Walker, Agent, Lexington, Mo.
.' Iternpnib?r picas
f t't tbellttlu blu we collect hnre nil rhro
r i-y.'k. ji'' enables un to run from year to year."
'.'''( 'u Mr. Alvin Jordon Is now on the mall
5' Mr. Snipes, from St. Paul, formerly
; of Kansas City, Is here on a visit.
Mammie Deloache Is reported as be
ing quite ill at Denver.
The ladies' art class met with Mrs.
Charles Jackson Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. Mattic Teters Is home from Se
Ming Anna Crosthwalt has been on
the sick lint this week.
Rev. Racote will leave on a vacation
the first of July ao be gone a month.
Miss Ruth Deloach has gone to Den
Hernard Mesbet Is visiting In Chi-
Miss Maud Oldham and Miss Ophel
la Watts successfully passed the last
Rev. O. W. J. Scott and family left
last week for Washington, D. C, their
Mrs. J. Silone Yates and children
are at home from the Lincoln Insti
Mr. and Mrs. Evans of Highland
ave, are the happy parents of a boune
Ing baby boy.
Mrs. Frank Watts and Miss Ophel
la Watts gave a picnic last Wednesday
There was a large attendance at the
Silver leaf club dance last. Friday
Mr. Ansul Hunn has qurchased
beautiful home in Chelsa Park, in Kan
sas City, Kan.
Rev. A. A. Gilbert and Prof. Ci. N
Orcsham and T. B. J. Robson called
at our office this week.
J)r. Lamhoght was quite sick for a
few days last week, but Is up and
Mrs. J. Silone Yates returned to Jef.
ferson City Monday to conduct a sum
mer school at the Institute.
Prof. H. F. Thompson has gone to
Knod Noster where he will spend the
summer with his parents.
Smith, the Druggist is prepared to
serve you with the cold drink. When
you go down town stop at 308 east 12th
When you want your teeth fixed
or some good work done, give us a
call. We will treat you right. New
York Dentists. M29 Main street.
Mr. Frank Watts has been offered a
position with 4-Paws and Sella Broth
ers circus, as band boy, which he will
To all subscribers who are a year
or more behind in their subscription
Your bill will be placed in the hands of
a collecllve agency after next week
you have one week now to settle up,
out of town and lntown.
Mrs. John Rone, sr., who has been
spending afew weeks at Kxcelsior
Springs, with her daughter, Mm. Botts
has returned home.
.Miss Zonolila Bruce, who has been
attending Lincoln Institute, passed
through on her way to Richmond Sun
day to visit friends.
Mrs. J. F. Cole of 1416 Lydia has
nice furnished room for gentlemen
A very desirable place If you are
need of a room.:
Rev. C. C. Owens did not resign his
place as presiding elder to take charge
of Allen chapel, but will look aft
both places till Dr. Scott's successor Is
Miss Anna Macon of Salt Lake City
who was called here on the account of
the death of her mother left Monday
to visit her relatives In Lexington
Hlgginsvllle and Richmond.
The Rising Son Is devoted to the
best Interests of our rase, a fearless
advocate of right and fair play. There
are those in high places who read and
receive this paper and Its benefits who
think that printers' Ink and labor are
produced by wind and talk. Now, to
all such we ask you again to pay us
what you owe. Some of you have
gained your notoriety through this
paper. Come and see us with the
Sam Diggs. the Junk man, Is back at I
his stand doing business; ready to
buy If you have anything In his lino.
Iron, brass, copper, lead, bottles or I
rans; Junk of any kind. Call and see
Next week Is commencement week
at the high school. Monday night clasr,
night, Tuesday night Lyceum Club
Party, Wednesday night reception giv
en by juniors In honor of seniors, and
Friday night commencement exercises
at Central High school.
Mr. A. W. Craig, one of Kansas!
City's boys, who Is now teaching In
Washington, D. C, has been appointed
as head man of the Industrial Depart
ment at Lincoln Institute.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marrlson have
sent out Invitations announcing the cel
ebration of their fifth anniversary,
Juno 29, at their residence, 1023 Vir
How can you expect to get a good
newsy paper when you don't pay up
your subscription and then kick its!
late. This Is a race enterprize and you
have a right to help make It what Hi
out to be.
At a regular meeting of Green Pas
ture lodge No 128. A. F. & A. M.. the
following officers were elected for the
ensuing Masonic year: Mark W. Wil
son. W. M.j Edw. S. Iewls. S. W.j
Sam'l. Winston. J. W.j J. H. Wllkins.
Treasurer; E. S. Baker, Secretary.
Mrs. J. A. Smith of 1025 Charlotte
Street wishes to thank the waiters of
the Baltimore hotel for the kindness
toward her in her husband's Illness.
and also Mr. Benny McRay for his
kindness and liberality to her and her
WANTED SEVERAL PERSONS
of character an good reputation In
each state (one in this county re
quired) to represent and advertise an
old established wealthy business house
of solid financial standing. Salary
$21.00 weekly and expenses additional,
all payable in cash each Wcduoaday
direct from head office. Me and
carriage furnished w)nr necessary.
References. Kneloyf self-addressed
envelope. Colonic; Co., 334 Dearborn
J. A. Wilson, who Is better known
as our "Pioneer Negro Jeweler." suf
fered great loss on account of the
flood. The water lacked two Inches
of touching the celling. It. carried
everything out of his store except the
Tho National Negro Business league
will meet in Nashville, Tenn., during
the month of August. 1!03. The execu
tive committee has decided upon Wed
nesday, Thursday and Friday. August
1!. 20, and 21, as the dates for the meet
Kansas City colored people need an
industrial school In connection wit'.i
their high school, and we hope that
our principals of Kansas City will
prove that they are interested enough
in the colored youth to bring the mat
ter before the school board while they
have funds to build with.
The parties who visited Jefferson City
Commencement week have all returned
and report a-t having a delightful time
and take pleasure In saying that Miss
Ruby Bradshaw and Mr. John Harris
who groduated last Thursday, did hon
or to themselves as well as to Kansas
The reception tendered the Rev. Mr.
Scott and family by two of the church
clubs was all that could be expected
About 3O0 persons attended. Light re
freshments were served in abundance
Resolutions from all the leading min
isters of the two Kansas Citys were
read and several speeches were made
by some of our leading men. The Rev.
and Madam, with their two little ones
made a scene of loveliness, as they
stood under the alter and bade Kansas
City friends good bye.
For sale, by R, E. Shryock Real Es
tate and Loan Company, T0G-70G Pos
$2,000 Five room cottage and 50 foot
lot. paved street, good location.
$1,. 10 Seven room frame, East Side;
all special Improvements la
and pa-id; easy terms.
$1,230 Five room frame, good rcpa'r;
The next thlng'you do," subscribe for
An editor of a small paper recently
stated that he had been kissed by one
of the most beautiful married women
in the town. He promised to tell her
name in the first issue of his paper
next month. In two week the circu
lation of hi newspaper doubled. But
when he gave the name of bis wife
be had to leave town.
Fire Screen of Human Skin.
The Sultan of Turkey Is said to pos
sess a fire screen made of tanned hu
man skin, exquisitely embossed, and
over two hundred years old. Tho
skins were those of twelve faithful
servants who rescued one of his maj
esty's ancestors from a blazing wing
of the palace, afterwards succumbing
to the cflects of their burns.
The Irony of Fate.
For International irony It would be
hard to beat the fact that, whereas In
1870 France produced 25,000 tons of
madder, the quantity gradually fell to
a few hundred tons, till now the trous
ers of the French troops are dyed with
aa artificial red made la Germany,
Forever and Aye.
Tlir ming on the men ill
And minx mm the Ira.
Illlthe siiiik In the ttrm kn,
Swppt mini In thi- trt-p;
Whllp a voire In my heart
lliith c-nrolo,! all liny;
Anil "hum I my hue
And swept," in tln lay.
Thrre nro snh In the shadows,
Ami yi-.irnlnir ami tints,
Bail enrn tn lip rluhti-d,
In dim tn-ln yriirs;
Hut still In my ln-iii-t
Kings the voire nf tho day,
Anil "lotiK Is my love
Anil Hptt," In the lay.
O snnK of the nniimhiy,
O soli of the nlnlit,
O Infinite yearning
For truth and the Unlit. ,
lie nr:mt us In fcoinltU'Wi
A oiik of the ln y.
Anil "Ioiik Ik my love
Anil sweet," la the In y.
The family call me Babbles, be
cause I tell too many things and
have fluffy hair. I feel that I am a
blot on the family escutcueon; for
I've never done anything fine or no
ble; while Lucy Lee, my sister, went
to Smiths, and came home with her
notebooks full of wonderful state
ments. Omar Khayyam Is my Persian pus
Every year on Jan. 3 we start for
the City of Mexico. The main office
of the Randolph Explosive company
Is there. Father is president of the
company and goes there to look after
the business. Lucy Lee goes to look
after liltn. to put in his studs. 1 go
to look after Lucy Leo.
By Jan. !i we reached El Paso,
crossed the Rio Grande and had got
ten into Mexican territory. 1 looked
out upon vast stretches of alkaline
plains decorated with cacti, until I
felt like a largo prickly cactus, my
self, and turned to Lucy I.ce for
Now, Lucy Lee had a grand game,
which she invented for railroad Jour
neys. She took a largo sheet of pa
per and blocked it off into squares
corresponding to tho bertl s. Then
she would look at tho passengers
with half-closed eyes and write
things in the squares.
And so she wrote until every soul
in the Klectra was put into one of
the neat squares. Every soul bat
'Lucy Lee," I murmured. "You
haven't put Lower 3 into bis square."
'Is there any one in Lower 3?"
'Well, rather," 1 replied. "You old
Then Lucy Lee let her big eyes
rest studiously on Lower 3. "He
looks as If he might bo Marcus Aura
litis about to write out bis noble re
"Nonsense." I didn't know who
Marcus Aurelius was. "I think he has
done something desperate and is run
ning away from it." He had a looli
In his eyes that made me want to
go up and say, "Never mind, it will
all come o,it right."
The train was pulling Into the City
of Mexico. I took a final glance into
my bag. Something was missing,
called to Lucy Lee.
"Your nightgown?" said Lucy Lee
'Cassius must have carried it out
with the linen."
Cassius was called but knew noth
"I suspect some one has stolen It.
Cassius lived on the gloomy super
stition thnt all men are black sheep
until proven white.
"Cassius Pullman," I cried. "That's
nonsense. It s been taken by mis
take." Then father came In to get brushed
and the thing was explained to him.
At such times It was not necessary
to look him up In Dunn's agency. The
explosive business was written In the
blue fire of bis eye and in his blaz
"Cassius, you will please find Miss
Opened his valise.
Randolph's wearing apparel at once."
Marcus Aurelius jumped to his feet,
opened his valise, tumbled his'thinM
about and produced a roll of muslin.
It was mine. 1 seized it.
"Sir," blazed my father, "what Is
the meaning of this."
"It means," said Marcus Aurelim,
"that there has been an absurd mis
take. I'm not exactly in the souvenir
Then Cassius put In, "I put Uiwer
3's things in your daughter's seat
when I was making his berth."
"And In the transfer I got more
than belongs to me."
The car roared loud and merrily as
only a car of gentlemen rovers can.
El Which A
Was Never Told O
Thlnjfi are free and easy south of
the Kio Grande.
"City of Mexico," called the con
ductor. Father hustled his brood Into tho
carrlnse. and we spun rapidly toward
the It ni bble.
And so the Incident was closed. But
It was reopened with n startling
stroke. That tiiuht. rolled up In the
gown, 1 found $mi.nou. It was In tho
new one thousand-dollar Mils as fresh
as from a bank.
Into what black mystery had I been
The next morning I was up bright
and early.' As Lucy Lee and father
were sluggards, I tucked Omar under
my arm and we started over to tho
cafe at the Janlia. In the initio of
the lintel I bought a great bunch of
roses and a basket of strawberries.
As we entered the cafe, I saw Mar
cus Aurelius eating his breakfast. At
the same moment two men, who en
tered behind me, were speaking in
'The telegram said: 'Brown eyes,
smooth shaven, six feet.' There's our
With the tail of my eye 1 saw dark
blue uniforms and buttons stamped
with the emblem of the republic. Tho
arm of the law was about to stretch
forth and pluck whom!
I stepped gayly over to the table
"The police are behind. Don't turn."
win-re the man with the brown eyes
".Marcus, dear," niul I laid my hand
hciivily and dug my seal ring into his
kniiekles. "Hurt are strawberries for
our breakfast." I took the sent lacing
him. Then I said, scarcely moving
my lips: "The police are behind.
Two brown faces stared flown at
us. stolidly as Atec gods.
' I'm don us. Senorita. but this gen
tleman " and one of them laid his
hand on Marcus.
"Senora. if you please and this
gentleman is my husband." If I had
had a thousand husbands. I could not
have been haughtier.
"We're wrong. Terrazas," said tho
shorter man. "The telegram did say
he whs alone."
The man opposite me sat and
looked in amazement at me. "Why
have you done this? Of course, you've
read about me In the Morning Her
ald?" "No, I haven't," I replied, "and I
don't want to."
"lint I do want to know to whom
the money belongs."
"It belongs to the First Kntltma!
Bank of Kansas City. 1 was cashier
there." Then he smiled. "Hut it got
Into your bundle by mistake."
"1 didn't know just bow to receive
It, unless you meant it for alimony."
"Alimony!" be stared.
"Do you like my looks?" 1 said.
"My color scheme. I hope you do, lor
I'm your wife."
I told him the marriage law of Ihn
hot countries and bow be bad beeu
"This Is startling." Hut 1 could sc
that he was not ninth frightened. "I
had expected to marry another girl
down lu re. She was to have come by
Eagle l'ass, but this came instead."
He handed me a telegram, which
read: "Decided not to come. Risk too
preat. Coed luc k to you. Adelaide."
"The money was for her," he said
The business energy of my father
descended In an enormous mantle-
upon my shoulders. "You must get
out of the city at once. The train
for Vera Cnu starts in half an hour.
We'll go to the tic ket ofllco at finco.
At Vera Cruz you can get your steam
er for Central America."
When 1 went back to the cafe
father and I.ucy I .en were eating
breakfast. Fattier was devouring hU
Herald. "Another poor fellow gonn
astray; and the First National Hank
of Kansas City is tint IIoo.imio. The
paper says he's here In Mexico."
"Oh, Hubbies," f ried I.ucy I.ce. 'It
must have been that bad looking man
that got off at Chihuahua."
I suid nothing; ami still it is a fam
ily legend, that 1 cun t keep a thing
over thirty seconds.
That afternoon tho Wells Farpo
Express company forwarded to tho
First National Hank of Kansas City
a package. It contained $1"I,000.
H. Mortis, in los Angeles Times.
Treatment by Chemical Rayt.
Treat ment by chemical rays has not
yet made so ureal progress In the
United States an in some of the Euro
pean countries. The therapeutic ef
fects of tho violet and ultra-violet rays
have been shown to bn remarkable,
and In France, perhaps, thU form of
treatment has reached the highest
stage of development at present attained.
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Gentlemen's Shoes in
Best Makes Made
We li;iv: the makers name on
all our shoes a nil do not sell
unstamped shoes for any
make asked for. Stuh names
as Stronir & Garfield. Staov,
Adams iV Co., The Resilia
Shoe, The Woodman Shoe,
protect you against fraud ami
make us headquarters for
best shoes made.
Oviatt Shoe Co., 1105 Main
No Delay-Satisfaction Guarartteed-Teeth Examined Free
We are the tin st reliable il. -mists in the city. We have the largest uml
oldest practice in the city. Our success is due to tin: utiifci inly high
grade work done by gent leuia'ily operators of middle ages; no youths
We Guarantee to Please. Our Reliability is Unquestioned.
This tirm is baoUed liy a wealthy eotp 'ration, ami is therefore thor
oughly responsible. All work is guaranteed fvir 1.'. years.
Full Set of Teeth
Set S. S. White Teeth
(lob! frowns JL'-k
tr'nlgv Work, per
Twin i xtrai-.i-ii wiiiimit
1029 Main St.
DAVID T. BEALS, Prfsidrnt.
FERNANDO P. NEAL, Vitf-Prrsl.
Union National Bank
KANSAS CITY, MO.
Statement as made to the Comptroller of the Currency at the
close of business Feb. 6, 1903.
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-CASH PAID FOR-
Scrap Iron, Rags, Bottles and Metals.
Our business transaction will convince you of
our honest weights and fair dealings.
PHONE 126 HICKORY.
IRON YARD Cor. 8lh 0 Hickrry Sti.
Ol f ICt & WAREHOUSE 1315 W. 9lh.
thrnqh the season
com hcrr. try pur of
John Kelley's Make
Soft as velvet, turn soles,
nobby military heels, and you
will be free from foot worry
Prices $2.50 to $3.00.
OVIATT SHOE CO.,
520 Minn Ave K C K
50e Wc do as wo advertise
ram Klii l-: We are here to tjy.
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