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A. M. E. CONFERENCE
(Rev. Dr. Matthews Urges Goepel
Beet Solution of the Race Question.
The forty-ninth annual session of
'the Missouri conference of the A. M.
IE, church, which has been In progress
at St Paul's chapel since last Wednes
day, adjourned last night at the close
t) , of tho evening session, after the read-
)'''lng of the appointments.
The first two hours of the morning
session were executive. The suspen-
ion ot Henry ureen was continued,
! Rev. T. J. Dlemer was granted a letter
V. Y mttiwlfnifnl nwl 4 It a inmm nf tVnmn
1 ' ft n IT T . . .1 .. .1 Mnm ,a
roll of the conference.
Rev. Mr. Wall of the M. E. Church
and Rev. John Matthews and Rev. J.
W. Cunningham of the M. E. Church,
South were Introduced, and the two
latter ministers, who have served in
the Methodist ministry fifty-eight and
fifty-nine years, respectively, addressed
conference. Dr. Matthews urged the
colored ministers to help solve the race
question by preaching the Gospel of
Christ and tcnvhi&g1 good morals. lie.
urged them to cling to emotional re
ligion. He said: "When you regen
erate your people and we regenerate
the whito people, there won't be any
ji-V' i race problem to solve. God has got a
hand In this matter and he will settle
J' It all right in bis own way and In his
own time." lilshop Tyree responded
ty'S to tho greetnigs.
i Greetings were ordered to be sent by
f ) telegraph to tho Illinois conference, in
sosslon at Paris. President J. R.
Hawkins of Kittrell college, A. M. B.,
commissioner of education, reported
great advancement In his department.
The afternoon session waa devoted
to reports of special committees. The
committee on state of the country de
plored the utter disregard of law and
order In many portions of the land and
applauded President Roosevelt, Gover
nor Yates of Illinois, Governor Durbin
of Indiana and Governor Jones ot Ala
bama, for their firm stand against mob
rule, and commended the Missouri leg
islature for the spirit of fair play that
enabled it to defeat class legislation
Reports of ministerial work were re
ported by the women evangelists of
the conference, Mrs. Dors Russell, Mrs.
George Ann Hyde, Mrs. B. Howard and
Mrs. Sarah V. Dean.
Rev. D. P. Roberts, pastor of St.
Paul's chapel, St. Louis, was chosen to
fill the unexpired term ot Rev. White
as treasurer of the conference.
The Auditorium ot St. Paul's was
densely packed at the closing session
to listen to an address by Prof. J. R.
Hawkins, the commissioner of educa
tion, on "Our Contribution to Amer
lilshop C. T. Shaffer announced the
following appointments for the en
A St. Louis district Presiding elder,
Rev. J. D. Barksdale; St. Paul chapel,
St. Louis, Rev. D. P. Roberts, M. D.;
St James, Rev. W. C. Williams; Allen
mission, Rev. O. W. Harris; Boonville,
Rev. J. L. Williams; Higglnsvllle, Rev.
J. F. Sago; Sedalia, Rev. William Alex
ander; Marshall, S. L. Bean; Washing
ton, Rev. Jas. Madison; Waverly, Rev.
W. F. Hamilton; Pacific, Rev. E. W,
Thomas; Union, G. W. Cross; Osage
City. Rev. J. E. S. Reed; Chamois, M.
McFerrin; Speed. Rev. T. W. Weaver;
Pleasnrnt Green. M. McTerrell; Holden,
Rev. E. W. Clemens; Malta Bend, Rev
C. A. Williams; Jefferson City, Rev.
I P. Duke.
ij der, J. C. Owens. Allen chapel, to be
supplied: Ebenezer. Rev. William
Hawkins; St. John, E. R. Vaughan;
Independence, J. 11. Allen; Springfield,
M. C. Collins; Lexington, A. A. Gilbert;
Pleasant Hill, L. H. Harris; Welling
ton. H. H. McAllster; Westport, J. F.
Smith; Joptln, S. S. Pitcher; Odessu,
J. B. Wallace; Nevada, II. H. Trlplltt;
Butler, D. J. Gordon; Lebanon, I. H.
Johnson; Carthago, A. Long; Ozark
mission, G. W. Newman; Ash Grove
mission, to be supplied; Neosho, to
be supplied; S. E. Mission, K. C, to be
Cape Girardeau district Presiding
elder, N. C. Buren. Capo Girardeau,
Wm. H. Spurlock; Jackson, L. J. John
son; Charleston, Perry Thurman; Bel
mont, Richard Phillips; Poplar Bluff.
Calvin N. Douglass; Klrkwood, B. W.
Stewart; St. Peter's, St Louis, T. I
Watson: Do Soto, to be supplied; Com
merce, Jeremiah W. Wiles; Frederick
town, J. R. Hopkins; Bonne Terre, A.
O. D. Steele; Oak Ridge, J. Clioulcy;
Festus circuit, James Randall; Qulnn
chapel, St. Louis, J. E. Christopher.
Payne's mission circuit, St. Louis, F.
E. Clark; Caledonia mission, to be sup
plied; Caruthersville mission, Perry
Sad Plight of a Sfill Boy.
A small boy whs watching workmen
lay- t composition roof In Columbia,
Mo., a few days ago when his hut
blew ofT. In trying to recover it he
stepped on the composition and his
feet stuck. In struggling to release
his feet he lost his lialanco and got
his hands Muck in tho composition.
He was held a prisoner on all fours
until the work men got turpentine and
dissolved the tar and pulled lilm loose.
This story was told on one of the
yachts yesterday: "When Sir Thomas
came over here tho first time he
brought a lot of handsome silverware
and other valuable things on the Erin.
Almost everybody who went to that
yacht wanted a souvenir and took
one. A young lady had to grab one
hurriedly, and when she got home
she found she had a pair of pajamas."
New York Sun.
A Mean Question.
The other day a journal, hitherto
without a spot on its character. Inquir
ed with well folgnod innocence, "How
can Ave persons divide Ave eggs so
that each man will receive one and
still one remain in the dish?" After
several hundred people went two
thirds detracted In the mazes of this
proposition, the journal meanly says:
"One takes the dish with the egg."
Name Is Not Duplicated.
Clarinria. In Iowa, in the only town
of Its name In the world, and was
christened In honor of Miss Clarlnda
Buck, niece of Alexander M. Ttco, who
lived there In 1851, heforo its Incor
poration. She was, then 22 years old
and famous for her beauty of person
and character. She afterward married
and moved to Oregon, where she died
twenty flvo years ago.
Degrees for English Women.
Two Englishwomen have received
from Heidelberg the first honorary
degree of doctor of theology granted
by a German university to a woman.
They are twin sisters, Mrs. Agnes
Smith Lewis and Mrs. Margaret Dun
lop Gibson, who discovered tho Sin
altlc palimpsest and have done Impor
tant work in Bible research.
The common contagious diseases,
the causes of which are still unknown,
are scarlet fever, measles, chicken
pox, yellow fever and hydrophobia.
One difficulty In experimental re
search for the organisms which cause
scarlet fever, yellow fever and meas
les is that the animals are uot suscep
tlble to them.
Especially Flap Doodle.
American fathers are the best fel
lows on earth. In addition to paying
millinery bills they have cheerfully
given their daughters more than $200,
000,000 with which to buy foreign
titles, coronets, gewgaws and flap
doodle. St. Ixiuis Globe-Democrat,
for It Reaches MoreHomes of Colored Peop.e than any other Paper
KANSAS CITY MO.. FIMDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1903.
CONTRIBUTED TO THE RE8T OF
When dear Miss Smith, with her skill
Was writing of our doctor friends,
She omitted some along that line
To whom it might sadness lend.
We love them all, so leave out none.
There is work for all to do
On every side, if they walk or ride,
Tim old as well as new.
If ernzed with tho toothache
These Autumn days,
And your brain seems to bo a ruttlin',
Go, just as rwlft us ever you can
And find ur friend Dr. Chapman.
If he Is rushed with some one else
And others are wnitlng and hurrying,
Go like an arrow back up town
And try our popular Dr. Carnon.
If taken ill in the dead hours of night
Or any time of the day,
Just rush to the nearest telephone,
And call up Dr. Pery.
There Is Ransey, New, and his friends
May bo few. but there is work enough
So if yon live In the south part of town
Give this worthy one a call.
Dr. McCamy is here and deserves a
Of his class he was valedictory.
So don't forget his nnmo and place,
When !n need of him call up 70 Hick
Well wishes to our many doctors,
Success to all on every side.
Mny you Im so successful financially,
That those who have not enn lake tin
to themselves a bride.
W. FREDERICK FAIRFAX.
Sight of Frogs.
An Austrian naturalist named Wer
ner has ascertained by numerous ex
perlments that frogs can see no ob
Jocts at a dlstnnco of over twenty
times tho length of their bodies.
Crocodiles can distinguish objects ten
times the length of their bodies and
boa constrictors only one-quarter of
their own length.
Women News Venders.
Scattered along Park Row, New
York, there are about a half-dozen
women who sell papers. In the pro
cession of a half million which passes
daily during business hours there are
thousands who prefer to buy their pa
pers from them. A sentimental con-
siuerauon muses many steady cus.
Tourists In Hard Luck.
A rumor got abroad in Rotterdam,
Holland, reoently. that two people
were going about distributing pole
oned chocolate to children, and two
Scotch tourists had rather a warm
time, being assaulted by the populnco
as the supposed miscreants. They had
to take refuge In the police station,
The Audubon society In North Caro
lina has branches In eight towns and
cities, including Raleigh and Wilming
ton. It has 280 members, who pay
$5 each per year. Tho socioty em
ploys men on tho const at $45 to $50
a month to look after violations of the
law against killing birds.
A Bunch of Time.
Mrs. Feedum Why do you move so
lazily? Don't you know that time and
tide wait for no man? Tattered Tuck
er Dat may bo all right about tide,
lady; but I'm feared (lore's a bunch
o' time waitin' fer mo do next time I
git jugged. Kansas City Journal.
"She's a prominent amateur actress
now, I suppose," said the returned na
tive. "() no; sho has Improved won
derfully since you wero here last.
She's got a job now as a chorus girl
with a professional company." Phila
Bells on Hansoms.
Owing to the Berlin hansoms hay
ing rubber tires, complaint was marie
ot danger to the public, and they have
now been supplied with bells.
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COLORED MUSICIANS ENTER
The colored musicians of this city
memlTis of Local No. 314, American
Federal Ion of Musicians, will give their
opening ball of tho season at their
headquarters, tho old dancing academy,
southeast corner Sixth and Charlotte.
Admission 15c. Wednesday evening,
This hull hns been lately renovated
and civvi be secured at reasonable rate
for balls, parties and receptions.
For further information seo Chas. T.
Watts. Sec, lineal No. 314, A. F. of F.,
Most Crowded Spot.
The most crowded spot on the
globe, nt certain hours of the day. Is
tho noighhorhod of the City Hall park
In New York. The Brooklyn bridge
ends there, as well ns one of the ele
vated roads, the subwny now in con
btruction. other projected subways
and many lines of street cars.
The Time to Die.
That a great majority of all deaths
occur between 1 and 8 o'clock a. m.
was shown by the record of 6.000
rase-i presented to tho British Medical
ofh Gallon by Dr lUivlland. Forty
por finl more deaths occur In the
fiftli hour of the morning than in tho
Modern ballooning, by universal
consent, dates from 1783, when the
Montgolflers, two brothers, niado their
first ascent in France. They used
hydrogen gas, which Cavendish In
lifiti had discovered was only about
one-seventh tho weight of nlr.
That Exiled Whisky.
Kentucky Is sending 20,ont barrels
of whisky to Europe to mature. It
would not seem necessary to send It
so far and yet it lias to go a long
way from Kentucky If It ever hopes
to reach old age. New York Mall and
On an average a pine tree will yield
turpentine for about five years, and
after that time It Is cut down and sent
to the sawmill, tho previous "boxing"
for turpentine In nowlso Injuring its
aluo for lumber.
In Europe there Is only one species
of wild sheep. It Is known as the
moufflon, and It. Inhabits tho moun
tains of Corsica and Sardinia, where
nionmnn stulklng Is a favorite autuiuu
Waterways In Canada.
Canada has spent nenrly $100,000,.
0(in on its waterways and Is well sat
isfied with the bargain. A proportion
ate expenditure in the United States
would bo $i.i;on,ooo,non.
Case of Crucifixion.
In Klatlnc, China, a man was recent
ly executed by being nailed to a wood
en cross. He lived three days before
ho succumbed to bis tortures.
Tho Jungfrau railway in Switzer
land has now reached tho Eigerwand,
at an altitude of about 12,000 feet
above sou level.
The unexplored antarctic region,
which equals Europe in sle, Is tho
largest unexplored area In tho world.
Women Own Land.
One sixth of the land owners In
Groat Britain are women.
Glaciers are Disappearing. ,
According to experts who have been
studying the question, tho death and
total extinction of the prehistoric gla
cli rs Is only n matter of time, lu the
Iiaupblne Alps seventeen main gla
ciers have been under close observa
tion since l.xiiii, ami all have shrunk
s'eadlly during Hie period, somo of
11.. in as much ns lilty feet a day.
LOG CABIN PHILOSOPHY.
Old frYn's Is tie lies' fr'en's "cept
w'en dey gut too good a niem'ry 'bout
what you owes 'em.
Do worl' takes a mnn at what he
says he Is, en den writes him down for
what It knows he ain't.
Life Is Tint Ii in' but problems, en de
blgges' problem er nil Is how not ter
go crazy tryln' ter solve any er 'em.
Self preservation Is do fust law er
rntur", end de law dat causes many a
man ter fall In business at de right
De devil Is mo' dangerous knzo yon
enn't see him; y It, if folks once not
eyes on him dey'd never b'l'eve In lilm
De house on the mountain top nln't
no closer ter heaven dan de cabin In
do valley, en hez mo' trouble wld de
Dry's lots er talk 'bout glvln' de
devil his due; but cf be got It. dey'd be
fewer er us down here to saddle our
sins on him.
Perhaps de reason nrgel visits Is so
few. dey got. so nigh de yntber plnen
dey didn't luive enough fodders lef fer
After nil. do lies' wisdom er Solo
mon didn't come ter him 'twel he bad
experience enough ter know dat he
didn't have none at all.
It's all right en proper ter give de
womnn de Inst word, but It's wise ter
let her sny it w'en you Is two miles
film hearln' distance.
Kf dey lull It a fence roun' de plneo
whar Satan live ul. de curiosity er dls
worl' would take inn" people ilur dnn
ever des ter see what, wuz on de
yuther side, er do feme. -Atlanta Con
stitution. FIGS AND THISTLES.
Gravestones do not represent re
served se.its in glory.
A man has no more religion In him
than comes out of lilm.
Greatness of soul Is not synonymous
With littleness of sense.
Salvation Is not by culture but cul
(tiro coiiks by salvation.
God's Just lee cannot be w eighed In
tho scales of our scruples.
A good deal of laziness of mind Is
railed liberality of opinion.
The modern plinrlsee knows enough
to adopt the publican's prayer.
The more we are burdened with sub
stance the greater shadow wo cast.
The lllght of time ought to remind
us of the coming time of our Night.
The sign of the dollar Is tho one
most sought by this sinful generation.
The hungry heart Is the only pay
ment God will take for tho bread of
Tho grumbling Christian Is more
greedy of God'B goods than ot His
It Is of Utile use mnklng earth like
heaven until we make men's hearts
liku God's. Ram's Horn.
Danish Colony for Mexico.
A 1 Mi nlsli colony of f,oo families Is
seeking n local Ion In Mexico. If the
colony prospers, It will receive large
A firm of Dublin photographer was
honored with sittings by the King aud
Queen and I'lllicess Victoria.
Rsllway Earnings Increase.
Railway earnings are $1,000,000 a
week greater this year than lunt.
In the State.
The reopening at the St. John's
church Sunday was a financial success.
They n.tsed $1011.50. Rev. Young and
his members deserve much credit for
repairing their church. Rev. Howell
nnd his members were down. llo
preached at 3 o'clock Sunday after
noon. Mr. nnd Mrs. Win. Hunter are In tho
restaurant business on Tenth street.
Call In for Mr. Hunter for anything in
the restaurant line. They are doing
fine business. When strangers come
to the city don't forget he Is on Tenth
street, lie bad enough business about,
him to give us a Utile ml, like all col
ored business men ought to do. You
must advertise your business In tho
Rising Son If you expect success.
Rev. Mrs. Epps subscribed for tho
Rising Son. Mr. Arthur Coleman nlt:o
Mr. More l Saunders paid up his
subscription for the Rising Son as did
Mr. Chas. Hey wood. I:mlcl Green and
Mr. George Porter.
Everybody ought to take the Rising
Sou. For the last mouth or so we
can't got enough papers for the pooplo
fuA want them. Wo have new Biib
si rlbers every week. The people know
that this Is I he only colored paper that
comes to ibis town regular and when
they pay money for It they know they
Will get (t.
Mrs. John Johnson nnd her sister.
Mrs. Stamlllord, were In Kansas City
Mr. John Johnson wiim in Kansas
City several dhys last week. Mrs.
Josephine Jackson, of Chlcin:o, who
has I n In our city visiting Mrs. M iry
Webb anil other relatives, returned to
Chicago a few days ago. Mrs. Webb
accompanied her as far as Kansas City.
Rev. Mrs. Gilbert 1ms an attack of
In- Ball had an attack of uenrnlglii
lust week, but he Im now able to bo out
The Second Baptist State Convention
opened here on tho 1 lib. (.Julie a num
ber of delegates were present.
Mr. Ruben. Moshy and Miss Mamie
Carey wero united In matrimony
Thursday morning at 7 o'clock and
left the same morning for Knnsns City
on a bridal trip.
Mr. Jordan Hook spent a few days In
Kansas City recently and returned
Monrin'y morning. He Is expecting to
make Kansas City his fulure home.
Mrs. Emma Smith went to Kansas
Clly to meet her sister before she re
turned to Texas where her husband Is
in tho ministry. Mr. Robert SnilUi
wont, up Satin clay evening. He ami his
wife and mother returned home Hun
Mrs. l'arkei-7 t!i' mother of the 13-ycnr-old
boy, Milton I'arker, who killed
the 11-yoai old girl in IligKinsvllle last,
week. Is here trying to help him out,
ma mothers will do.
Mr. Ellle Williams got bis hand hurt
very badly last week In the mines.
Mr. Green Marcus has bought out
Mr. Hughes' restaurant.
Mr. Warren Rood Is making some
Improvements on his new home. We
love to see men buy property and Hu ll
Improve It. It. speaks well for our
Mr. Conway Is making some lin
proxemcnt in his shop. Give him a
No one w ii ti I In
ran help a lilclnr
dog. ll Is equally
lor some form ot
true 1 1 1 tat n duly or
ahMiys a fomlues
ganl.od miiict hns
for soiii" kind of
fair thliii: to car
the d"i; than lor
child, ll is not thu
so much more for
Hie child as to sub-
Ject the human Ii
flic assault of the
canine creature, i
baby In osc aping
loss of lite,
ilher di IHierately or
to the luck of the
the contact without