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liPaysto Advertise In the Rising Gon
The dedication of the Vine Street
Baptist Sunday School Hall, of Kansas
City, Mo., will take place Sunday, No
The dedication sermon will be
preached at 11 a. m. by Rev. E. A.
Wilson of Kansas City, Kansaa. Dedi
cation prayer by Rev. Jackson, of Kan
sas City, Kas.
At 3 p. m. Rev. E. M. Wilson and Dr.
Mitchell of Kansas City, Kas., will lec
ture on the work of the Sunday School.
Rev. McXeal'a Choir, of Pleasant
Green, will furnish music for the occas
ion. Dr. S. W. Bacote, A. D. Jamison and
McNesrl will take up the collection.
The History of the Sunday School
Work will be read by the secretary.
All pastors and churches of the city
are cordially invited to attend and take
part in the ceremonies.
Aspeclal invocation will be offered
for the Sons .and Daughters of Jerusa
lem, who laid the corner stone.
Rev. T. H. Ewlng, Pastor.
H. J. Springer, Secretary.
Charles Whiting, a well known sport
ing man died Thursday of last week of
heart failure. He was a native of Ken
. tucky, but lived in Kansas City a quar
ter of a century. The funeral took
place last Sunday at the Vine Street
Baptist church, the Rev. Dr. Ewlng of
ficiating. Mr. Whiting was a liberal
giver to the charitable institutions of
CASH OR CREDIT AT FIRM
DUFF AND REPP.
The long series of their business
standing in Kansas City in furniture
business warrants us In saying their
business methods are right.
We Invite your attention to the fact
that they handle nothing but first
class goods, the best that money will
buy Our sales throughout the com
munlty have been perfectly satisfactory
to the buyers.
We have spent numbers of years
studying the wants of our customers,
now comes the season of the year
when every good mam should take unto
himself a wife, and to satisfy her we
have prepared to assist you In doing so,
by asking you to visit our store before
you go elsewhere. We would invite
you to visit our store, examine our
stock of goods and prices; in every
department of our store you will find
it well constructed.
This firm awaits a Thanksgiving call
from aril their customers and friends.
Too Many Wheel,
Old John Curtis, tho Atchleoa slock
tlnkerer, mended a clock ono day,
says the Globe, and when he went to
collect his pay the woman noticed
that he had left one wheel out. "How
la this, Mr. Curtis?" said the woman,
"you have left a wheel out of the
works." Curtis was anxious to get his
money. "Oh, that's all right," he
said, "that was what was the matter
with it." Kansaa City. Journal.
The Young Man's Chance.
The young man is In demand. If he
falls to avail himself of some kind
of an opportunity It is usually his
own fault. The elder Vanderbllt once
said that you could take a young man
and stick him down anywhere and If
he bad the right kind of stuff In him
he would get on and save a little
money. This may be a strong state
ment, but there la a good deal of
truth tn it-
America Rules Germany.
A German economist, Prof. Jastrow,
has written an esBay In which he dep
recates the existing feeling of fear
and of dependency on the American
banking and industrial market by the
Investing, commercial and manufac
turing circles of Germany, which, says
the professor, gives Germany the ap
pearance of being a dependency of the
Mrs. L. Ashton Woods, graduate of J
Freedmen's Hospital and Training
School for Nurses at Washington, D. C ,
Superintendent of Moses Prolvdcnt
Hospital at Baltimore, Md., and late ,
Superintendent of Douglass Hospital
rand Training School at Kansaa City,
Mrs. Woods is well Informed alon3
the line of the care, management and
appreciation of a hospital by her peo
ple. The training of our young colored
women In the profession of nursing and
sending them out to care for the poor
sick In their homes and work hand In
ha-nd with the physician, will eventual
ly break down the prejudice that now
exists among the colored people to a
hospital. Mrs. Woods has formed and
Incorporated her association under the
state laws of Kansas with headquarters
at 347 Washington Avenue, Kansas
CUy, Kas. The officers names are as
Mrs. Laura B. Smith, President.
Miss Frances Gamer, Vice President.
Mrs. Ella E. Braxton, Rec. Sec'y.
Miss Emma T. Brown, Cor. Sec'y.
Mrs. Armllda C. Scott, (Bonded)
Mrs. L. Ashton Woods, General Su
perintendent and Manager.
The association has fitted up a
branch office at 1227 Highland ave
nue. Kansas City, Mo., where nurses
can be had at any time. Secret orders
can have their sick cared for at reason
able rateB. Churches cam have their
poor sick cared for by calling up a
The association has made arrange
ments with the editor of the Rising
Son to open and run a subscription list
for the contributors. The list was
kindly headed by Rev. S. W. Barcote,
with a large base burner, hard coal
A ft lend of Edward MacDowell at
tended a recital given by a mediocre
teacher's pupils and when he met the
American composer he remarked: "I
heard one of the pupils, a little girl
of 8, play your 'To a Wild Rose.' " The
composer sighed dejectedly. "I sup
pose," MacDowell remarked, "that she
pulled it up by the roots."
Desth of British Centenarian.
An authentic centenarian, Vis
countess Olentworth, died recently In
England, age one hundred years and
three months. She was married
seventy-seven years ago to the grand
son of the Earl of Limerick and cele
brated her golden wedding with her
second husband in 1897.
Erects Many Churches.
The board of church extension of
the Methodist Episcopal church has
aided In the erection or saving of over
12.500 churches, expending nearly
$8,000,000 for these purposes.
The "housesmtths" are those Iron
workers who put together the steel
skeleton frames which are now used
In the construction of all large build
ings. Build Many Submarines.
England has nine submarine war
vessels built or building, and France
has fifty. Their presence Is expected
to make blockades Impossible.
Milwaukee Is Half German.
The most distinctly German city in
the United btates Is Milwaukee,
where more than half the population
is of German stock. .
Electric Line Parks.
Rural park? to the number of 352
are maintained by the trolley car
companies of the United States.
Mexico Buys American Books.
Over $200,000 worth of American
books were Hold In Mexico last year.
for It ReaehesMoreHomesof Colored Peop.o
KANSAS CITY MO.. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1903.
Looking into the Are is very Injuri
ous to the eye, particularly a coal
fire. The stimulus of light and heat
united soon destroys the eyes. I.ok-
Ing at molten iron will soon destroy
the 8lgilti Reading In the twilight is
Injurious to the eyes, as they are
obliged to make great exertion. Read
ing or sewing with a side light In
jures the cyeH, as both eyes Bhould
be exposed to an equal force of IlKht.
Those who wish to preserve their
sight should preserve their gcueral
health by correct habits of living, and
give their eyes just work enough, with
a due degree of light.
An Overblessed Father.
"There air two things," said Josh
Billings, "for which a man Is generally
onprepared. They are twins." Still
less is a man prepared for twins born
In two different years. In the house
of ono of the well known Inhabitants
of Chicago a child was bom shortly
before 11 o'clock on the last night of
the old year, and soon after midnight
a second came Into tho world. The
result Is that though tho children are
twins they will havo birthdays on dif
ferent days, for the one will have to
be celebrated on December 3t and tho
other on January 1 of tho following
Defect of the Box Kite.
The chler defect of the box kite, of
which Dr. Inngley'H aerodrome. Is an
elaboration. Is that tho weight In
creases with the cube as rapidly as
the lifting power does with the
square, so that the lnrger tho kite the
less II will lift In proportion. I'roi.
Graham Hell's kites are equal-sized
triangles, bo that they need no brac
ing, and It Is found that the lining
power Increased ai a greater rate than
tho Increase in weight. A flock of
these kites recently lifted a 200-pound
Work of Historian Klopp.
Onno Klopp. the historian, who died
recently In Vienna, at the age of
eighty-one. wrote perhaps the longest
history of the Stuarts In existence.
He was tn tho service of the King of
Hanover, till 18t; and was marked
for his bitter hatred of tho Prussians.
That prevented his completing his
edition of lelbnltt's works, as tho
Prussian government, after the war,
refused to let him consult the library
and archives at. Hanover, where tho
Leibnitz, manuscripts are.
Cathedral Project Not Popular.
Bishop Potter of New York Is ex
nerlenclng much difficulty In raising
tho treat sums necessary for the
construction of the Cathedral of St.
John the Divine. Many clergymen
and laymen of the diocese regard the
nrolect as medieval and a decided
waste of money,
feeling that the
iu v v
mniiiij iinn um'ii
much disappointed at lack of contri
butions. Rich parishioners soem to
have closed their pocketbooks for s
time at least
Not Obliged to Smoke.
Under the new rule West Point
cadets may smoke pipes. Probably
it is intended that pipes shall con
duce not to peaco, but to generalship,
tor the benefit of anxious or alarmed
parents it should be stated that the
rule does not make smoking compul
sory. American Cotton Mart.
Austrian cotton mills use 318,000,
000 pounds of cotton a year, two
thirds of which Is American. The
cotton is shipped from tho United
StatoB direct to Bremen or Hamburg,
and thence forward by rail or on the
River Elbe to Its place of destination.
Better Late Than Never.
In no country In the world are
Courtships so abnormally long as in
Bohemia, where engagements com
monly last from fifteen to twenty-years,
In fact, there recently died at tho age
of 99 an old man who had been court
ing for sevonty-flvo years, and who
was married on his deathbed.
When a man has for his aim the
good of others, by sacrificing, unself
ish labor, success Is bound to crown
IP" . f; h
DR. J. E. PERRY.
Never before In the history of the
Afro-American population nf Kansas
City have there been so many energetic
Negro business men actively engaged
In mercantile pursuits h'i now or so
many colored college-bred ministers,
lawyers, professors, doctors etc., of
high Intellectual and executive ubllity
of such unusual degree. The number
of negro doctors In the lost few years
unvc been doubled and quadrupled and
still they come. Men of high nioril
stiviiilnrd and professional excellence of
which nny race or community might
well feel proud.
Among the recent additions to our
medical fraternity may bo mentioned
lr. J. Edward Perry, late of 1'olunibln,
Mo., who has a residence nt 1211 Vine
I root and an office at 704 East 12th
This gentleman deserves more tha'.i
passing notice, being unusually bril
liant, lie gindiiated with high honors
from Mcharry Medical Collcgo In the
year ISlCi, served his country with
credit during the Spanish American
war. At the outbreak of thlB struggle
he was instrumental in organizing two
companies of volunteers for the Sev
enth Immune regiment, over ono of
which he was commissioned as lleuton
unt, ready to serve his country on
Culia-n battlefields, marine hospital oi
wherever duty called him.
At the close of the war he receive
an honorable discharge, the uniform o
war, shot and shell wan doffed and th
intellectual accoutrements In the shape
of medical hooks, microscopes and aril
the delicate Instruments necessary to
wage a tireless war in the disease germ
hostile country have been amassed by
He spent considerable time at Chi
cago at the Post Graduate, better pre
paring himself for his professional
We are reliably Informed that In Co
timbla. Mo., he stood high among her
.-It Icons of all classes and was regarded
Hy the Medical family and students of
the great state university as a scholar
ly, upright gentleman of broad culture
and progressive methods. This opetie.l
to him exceptional advantages In Medi
We wish him Hurt, large masurc of
uocess to which his ability and pains
taking inethodB entitle him.
"10 Demolish Elfel Tower.
Paris' Elfel tower will stand for
only a few years longer. A commission
appolutel to decldo on the useti to
which the Champ do Mars shall be
put h.is ordered that tho tower be
torn down at tho end of tho conces
sion, which expires In 1910.
More Blame for Unions.
"The question of labor Is really as
Miming a serious aspect," says Ixird
Alfred Mllnor, governor of the Brit
ish South African colonies, "In public
works In tho Transvaal, Hrltlsh lalior
unions will probably prevent tho use
of alien labor."
than any other Paper
WANTED TO IMPROVE RACE.
Eccentric French Millionaire Left
Money for Giants' Dowry.
M. de Saint Ouon de Pierrecourt,
an eccentric French millionaire, died
a short time ago and left the sweater
part of his fortune to his native city
of Rouen, stipulating that the mu
nicipality wns to found an annua) prize
of $20,on0 as a dowry for a giant and
a giantess In order to regenerate the
human race. An amicable arrange
ment has now been made between the
heirs and the city of Uouen. Tho fam
ily attacked tho will on the ground
that the "giant clause" was Imisissl
blfl of execution. Ily the arrangement
now made the city of Rouen will pay
the heirs $tinn.ui0, while out of the
residue It undertakes to found an un
dertaking, "Inspired by the Idea of
protecting, preserving and Improving
tho human race, but which shall nut
cost more than $lfio.oo0." The details
of this undertaking have not yet been
WANTED ONE TO WABBLE.
Provincial Dandy Would Go Capital
Swell One Better.
Chick wns considered tho dandy of
Sloonm-on-Mud, and when ho c.uno up
to ondon always luadn a study of
what ho considered the latest fash
Ions In order to introduce them Into
his native village. Willi this end In
view, after watching closely the at
tire of the male habiiues of Picca
dilly, ho went Into n hosier's shop and
asked fur gloves. He was shown sev
eral pnlrs, but astonished the shop
keeper by saying:
"Hut 1 want three."
"Three gloves? Dear me! Do you
mean three pairs?"
"No, 1 want three gloves."
"Nobody can wear more than two."
"I know that; most on 'em nny
wears one and wabbles the other; but
I want three -two to wear and ono to
wabble." London Telegraph.
On the Road.
Sweet, we must never meet
Iwcre too much luiln:
We ncedM miiHt k r Journey throiwh
V 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 mm li Ki lrf ur mrlru fur fuur wo
WlllK till! HlllW
Ami wo li it v t. fur to ri.
Sweet, yim nnd I must never meet and
"1'wer tno much IiMnn;
We hsvn In n mir Journey soberly
Wll!iit niin li ecBtimy for feur we wnlk
And miss the way at lust.
Bweet. you Hint 1 muni follow aenurate
Ami inn our itnys
And nut too much reinemlier nor forgot
Too utterly, for yet, remains Urn un
(All our WHyfiirlna lieliia past and done)
At Met of min
After lh ulilne nml ruin
We luke our emn nml maybe moet
Quite a Monument.
Some one has proposed that a monu
ment be erected to tho memory of tho
signers of tho Declaration of Inde
pendence. What better monument
could bo conceived or could bo more
lasting than tho American republic?
Climbs Mountain In Auto.
Lucius J. Phelps, of Stonoham,
Mnss.. has Just succeeded In climbing
Mt. Washington In a motor carrlogo
In one hour and forty-six minutes.
This Is the shortest timo In which
tho ascent has been made.
Chicago beef packers declare that
there Is no reason for an Increase In
tho price of beef. TIiIm assurance that
a reason Is considered necessary Is a
hopeful Indication. Washington Btar.
A Pealiody, Mass., tannery, run by
two partners shut down tho other day.
One of tho partners went to IloRton,
leaving the other In tho shop. At
noon time the bero of tho tale went
to tho boiler room, got up steam, and
then blew tho whistle for himself to
go home to dinner.
The i-hoHtnttt-i rop Is a failure, but
tho tiresome story-teller Is with us
NUMB Kit 34
The entertainment given by tho
Young People at Zlon A. M. E. church
was quite a success.
Rev. Jackson was here Sunday and
preached Sunday night at the Second
Prof. G. H. Green nnd his faculty nt
trnded the Teachers' Association at
lllgginsvlllo last week.
Mrs. 1ouisu' Porker Is still very 111.
Mrs. II. M. Walker Is also 111.
Miss Eliza Young Is here visiting her
brother Rev. Young.
Mrs. Katie Colley was brought from
Independence quite 111 Sunday morn
ing. Master Wallace Swaney Is quite 111.
Mrs. Nettie Hawkins has been sick
with the rheumatism.
Mr. Will Love got his arm cut very
bad Saturday night.
Mrs. Howell of Odessa was hero Sat
urday visiting her sister Mrs. Burton,
and wos over and sat up with Mrs.
Walker. She left Monday morning and
took her niece with her.
Mr. Albert Jones was brought homo
from Fulton anil burled by the Knights
of Tabor, Thursday, November C. Ho
leanes a wife and a brothers, Mr. Isaac
Jones, to mourn his loss. He wns high
ly esteemed by tho Second Baptist
church, lie was treasurer tip until tho
tlino of his Illness nnd had been for
many years, and also a deacon, lie was
esteemed by all who knew htm. His
funeral wiw preached by Hev. Howell,
ustdsled by Hev. J. (I. Hayes.
J. T. Mc Campbell Starts a New
Mr. J. T. Met'ampbell has opened .1
drug store nt 1NM4 Vine street, slocked
with a full line of drugs, candles, toilet
nrtldes, perfumes, clgins and tobacco.
The store Is provided with telephone
service (Tel. U.il East). Mr. MoCnmp
bell Is well known In this city. Ho
! graduated from Lincoln High school of
Kansas City In lS'.tK and Is also a grad
ate from ihe school of phnriunvy of the
Kansas University, class of 1901, com
pleting a three years' course In two
years. Mr. McCampbell successfully
conducted tho Capitol Pharmacy in
Topeka, Kirs., for the past two years.
He took tho Missouri State Board ex
amination In pharmacy In April, 1902,
and out of 60 candidates for examina
tion was ono out of the 22 who suc
ceeded In pausing. He Is a registered
pharmacist in both Missouri nnd Kan
sas. It Is hoped that success will at
tend his venture.
Tho Executive Committee of the In
terstate Literary Association will hold
Its annual meeting soon to transact
business relative to tho session which
Is to bo held nt Fort Scott. Kansas,
during tho holidays. All literary so
cieties will please select delegates,
and send name of name to E. J. Haw
kins, 12 llendrlek street, Fort Scott,
Kansas, or E. (J. Stafford. 505 Wash
ington avenue, Kaunas City, Kansas.
Enrollment fee for new societies,
$l.ro; for old ones, $1. Please attend
to this at mice, as al lclubs who wish
to bu represented on tho program
must report on or Jieforo November
T. W. BELL, President.
E. (1. STAFFOHI), Cor. Sec.
The Great American Hen.
It will astonish not a few peoplo to
be told that the most valuable of our
crops, excepting only com, wheat and
hay, Is eggs. Tho lay of tho Ameri
can hen Is worth about $:ioo,o00.0(i0 a
year. All tho cat tin nnd hogs slaught
ered In tho country are worth loss,
and so Is tho country's total yield of
both gold and sliver.
Increate of Gold.
Gold now constitutes nearly one-half
f our stock of money.