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PROF HEZEKIAH WALDEN.
Professor of Physics, Lincoln
Alongside with the other competent
teachers of the New Lincoln High
School, Prof Walden as one of the new
teachers stands In a very conspicuous
light. Mr. Walden was born in the
town of Markham, V.rglnla and at
tended the public school of his native
town. Then he attended Wayland
Seminary and College in Washington
I). C, and graduated from the acade
mic course in 1893. He took a Post
Graduate course at Coburn Classical
Institute at Waterville Maine and fin
ished in 1894. Afterwards entering
Colby University at the same place
and finishing 1898.
Immedately on leaving college he
took charge of the department of
Natural Sciences at Roger-Williams
University, Nashville, Tenn. Occupy
ing the chair from 1899 to 1905. Leav
ing Roger-Williams because of the de
structive fires to that Institution oc
oui ing Jan. 24. 1905, and May 22, 1905,
he was given the chair in the depart
ment of Industries and in additions to
that teaching some studies in nat
ural science, particularly college
During the years of his teaching
service, he has been Improving all
he time taking two special courses,
one In X-ray and Physico Chemical
' Radiography and the other in Miner,
slogy In the University of Chicago.
Prof. Walden Is a staunch Christian
nd a follower of the faith, and since
giving his valuable service to his spe
cial school, he has also begun to take
n active part In the Y. M. C. A., and
e wish to say in order for such insti
tutions to prosper they need more
men like Prof Walden's type. He is
at present occupying the chair of
PhvHlcB at Lincoln High School In
which subject he has devoted a num
ber of years, making him peculiarly
fitted and doubly valuable in that
line. Prof. Walden has a very nice
family, composed of a boy and
girl, and a wife of very pleasing man
ner. Intellect and refinement.
In Mr. Walden the people and the
community at large nave a very vm
uable adjunct to our new Higli
School's corps of teachers and ho
should be given every consideration.
LINCOLN INSTITUTE NOTES.
The members of the Athletic Asso
ciation under the able management of
Professor West are preparing for the
annual contests upon the gridiron.
Sounders, otherwise "Big Jim," Young,
Richardson, Johnson, and many oth
ers well known in former victories,
are all here In good shape.
The religious bodies, the Y. M. C.
A. and Y. W. C. A. societies are in
flourishing conditions and aid mater
ially in elevating the tone of student
life. The concert given by the Y. M.
C. A., on the 12th Inst., under the su
pervision of Professor Reynolds was
financially and otherwise a great suc
cess. Friday, November 9th, the date set
for the Annual Farmers Conventions,
draws night, and we hope many are
planning to he present. At no pre
vious time in the world's history has
that ancient and honorable occupa
tion known as agriculture received the
scientific attentions that has been ac
corded it within the last decade; and
yet. even with the present advanced
ideas on the subject, farming meth
ods today, as some one has we'l sa'd,
are little mor than "a slight scratch
ing of the soil."
To render this same "scratching"
more complete, more productive of
results, is the a'm of tbe Farmers' In
stitutes and Conventions that have
multiplied within the last few years.
Dy means of the Ideas thu dlssem'
natcd the white farmer has been en
abled to make two grains grow where
one grew before, and It is Just this
-iJJfJ'T5,sjiai T3.rvUl.VL-'i' --lSLtfTS WHJ-JJ-Vei :'
JUDGE EDGAR GUINOTTE
For Probate Judge.
It Is a pleasure for us to recom
mend Judge Gulnotte to the public
as the logical candidate for Probate
Judge. He Is a man of unquestioned
character and high reputation.
Many men, In their - private lives,
win love and esteem, but few punllc
officials niche themselves In the
hearts of the people, Inspiring a feel
ing that takes no account of party
or partisanship. Such an one Is Judge
Edgar Gulnotte, Probate Judge. The
place is one that calls for more than
mere learning, ripe knowledge. Ju
dical dlspasston and that sort of
thing, for a Probate judge deals with
humanity in the raw, and sustains the
most sacred fiduciary relations to the
widow and the orphan. Passionately
Just, tender of heart as a child, and
generously sympathetic, he has saved
many a small estate from despoil
ment, and safeguarded hundreds of
black-gowned women and children. It
Is the commonest sort of thing one
that no longer occasions comment
for him to refuse the fees due him
from the administration of such es
tates where the bereaved ones have
need of every cent. Little surprise.
then, that he Is loved and honored
by all who admire gentleness, nobility
He was born and reared In Jackson
county and his life is an open book
to us. He is known by both black
and white and Is especially known for
his charitable deeds.
HON. WILLIAM H. WALLACE.
We heartily endorse Hon. William
H. Wallace for Congress from the
Fifth District. No better man could
he Rtdncteri fnr tho nhire. The time
ha- come an(J now ,s whpn (he vnWc
should turn its eyes to men and not
parties. Men who stand for prin
ciples and humanity. Such a man Is
the Hon. William H. Wallace. Wal
lace stands for fair play, the recog
nition and education of the Negro.
Like the good and lowly Nazartne his
charitable acts are sung in praise at
R,ch Hm Mfj There g nn oM Np
gro woman down there, poor, old and
blind, who says that Hon. W. H. Wal
lace and his family does not let her
want for anything.
Now if he Is elected there is one
thing that Is very likely to be, and
that is that a little Negro boy might
get to carry his grip up to the White
For Revenue Collector.
We especially recommend Mr. Wil
liam Edward 'Lyons for revenue col
lector. He is against the man who
is against the Negro vote, Mr. Fred
Adams. Now is the time and chance
for the Negro to help his friend. To
place his friend where his friend ran
help him. Ixxise sight of party and
vote for men. This applies also to
The Hon. Tom Pendergast, who Is
now nominated for coemty marshal
the Negroes will not be a bit alarmed
If he gets the office. We know he
will treat them right. And If he
makes any promises he will make
knowledge that the Negro farmer
must have if he is to become part and
parcel of American civilization,
Therefore let us come together for a
practical discussion of farms and farm
life; how to secure arms; how to Im
prove farm life and thus render It
more attractive to the boy and girl of
KANSAS CITY, KANS.
The Sunrise prayer-meetings are
growing rapidly. All are Invited to
attend at the 1st A. M. E. Church.
for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper
KANSAS CITY, MO., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1900.
BY THE SAO SEA.
Same old summer
An of yore;
Same old breakers
On the shore; ;
Same old muni)
Hy the hand:
Same old bathers
On the sand;
Same old bltca; ,
Same old people
Out o' nlKhm;
' Fresncd In slabs!
Same old flavor
In the air;
Same old sameness
The drummer was observed to be
decorating his sample trunks with
white ribbons and old shoes.
"Have you lost your mind?" asked
a brother knight of the road In astou
"Oh, no," laughed the other, "this
Is merely a scheme of mine. '
"What kind of a scheme'.'"
"Why, there is a very romantic bag
gageman on this route, and when he
sees my trunks decorated like this
he will think they belong to honey
moon couples and pass them on ten'
derly without a single smash." Chi
Though he burnt into boisterous laughter,
Vt hen aaked If he wait a graua-hter.
And told the man with the rake
He had made some mistake,
He shuddered Immediately aughter.
COULDN'T COUNT THEM.
"How many fish have you caught,
"Oh, I couldn't count 'em."
"Little imp! 1 don't believe you've
"That'B why I can't count 'em."
Wedderly (time 11 p. m. Yes, sir,
I'm right here to tell you that since 1
married my home Is a perfect heaven
Singleton Huh! That accounts for
it, I suppose.
Wedderly Accounts for what?
Singleton Your being downtown so
late. 1 never heard of a man who
was in a hurry to enter heaven. Chi
Of Attitude Merely.
"He is very niggardly about some
"Ho told his wire that ber bathing
suits come too high."
"1 know, hut he told her last win
ter that her ball gowns came loo low."
"Oh, then It is merely a question of
altitude and not of money." Houston
A Change of Spirits.
"Do you believe In corners, Mr.
"No, Indeed; I would die before I
would go into a corner or countenunc:
a monopoly. Why?"
"Why, Miss Petrle, whom you ud
mire so much, Is all alone in a coi
ner of the conservatory, and what,
going?" Houston Pott.
"It's strange,'' said the piano teach
er, "that you can't learn to run the.
"That is probably one of the traits
I inherlte from father." replied the
young lady pupil. "lie made hi
money in the grocery business, you
know." Chicago News.
HORSE KICKING IN STALL.
Device by Which He May Be Ren
The kicking horse Is not only dan
gerous but destructive, but the way to
control him Is a perplexing problem
sometime. A South Dakota corre
spondent of the Prairie Farmer sug
gests a device for controlling such aul
nidi. ;f he kirks with only one foot place
a strong surcingle about him and at
H put in a strong ring. Fasten a strong
foot strap below the fetlock Joint C
on the foot with which he kicks. Then
rua a rope from ring C through ring
U to a rlug fastened to the opposite
Device for Kicking Horse.
front foot at D. When he kicks he
will Jerk this front foot under him. If
he kicks with both hind feet run a
rope from one hind toot up through
th? ring H. down through ring V and
back through ring It to and fasten
.in the other hind foot. Then when he
Kicks with both feet he will Jerk this
one foot from under him, which leaves
him standing on one foot. This will
!oon get him out of the notion of kick
ing. Building a Breed.
The usual method of starting a
breed of live stork Is to select two
or more unusually good animals from
a group that has been developed In
a certain direction by means of better
food, better environment and careful
selection from a greater number. No
breed Is ever started if the animals
that can he used are not better than !
the same breed of animals in another l
locality. At the beginning this work
Is carried on by a few men, some
times by one. In-breeding bos to be
practiced for generations till certain
characteristics are fixed In the ani
mals. The In breeding Is intensified
by constantly eliminating those anl
niuls not of the desired type.
Feeding the Pig.
It does not follow because a hungry
pin will gulp down almost any kind
of slop, that any kind Is good enough
for him. Muke the slop strong enough
to give the pig a well rounded form
that will stay with him all of the
time, not the form that Is seen Just
after leaving the trough.
The Profitable Pig.
Under average conditions with the
farmer, there is very little profit In
feeding pigs after they reach a weight
of '!."() pounds. The must pork is mailo
with the least feed uu voting pigs.
"In Holhthd we saw l lilk carts
drawn by dogs."
"Do they ever run beer carts the
"I dou't know why?"
"I thought that might bo the origin
of the expression 'rushing the growl
er.' "Cleveland Leader.
"Why don't you write something
otlglnal?" asked the editor.
What's the use?" replied tho au
thor. "If I do my friends merely ask
me why I don't write something In
teresting." Cnsseirs Journal.
Family Friend So they call you
Jack, the same as your father. Isn't
it awkward when your mother calls
to know which of you she wants?
Little Jack Oh, no; when mother
wants me, she always says please. '
Got It Himself.
"That lawyer I employed to get
hold of that property for iiki is the
smartest, man 1 know."
"Ho got It, all right, did he?"
"Yes he got It." Cleveland Leader.
An up-hill railway, perhaps the
most remarkable in the world, is the
Oroyo. In Peru. It runs from Cullue
to the gold fields of Cetro de Pat.ro
From t'allao It ascends the narrow
valley of the Hiniuc. rising nearly
5.000 feet in the first f.ti miles
Thence It goes through the Intricate
gorges of the Sierras till it tunnels
the Andes at an altitude of 15,('ir
feet, the highest jiolnt in the world
where a piston-rod Is moved by steam.
The wonder Is Increased by remem
bering that this elevation is reached
in 78 miles.
Moved ths Wolrd.
C'eril Ithodew was onre considered
crank. When Mr. Rhodes made hi?
first appearance In the Cape purlin
ment he could talk of nothing hut his
great Idea of a transcontinental railway
and with the aid of a specially pre
pared mup he sought to Interest his
fellow members In the colossal
scheme. Most of them thought him
a bore and some openly railed him
Was Dead at the Throttle.
An engineer died at his Mst on a
fast express train running from Boh
ton to Philadelphia recently. It is
not know how long the dead hand
rested on the throttle, as the track
was clear for many miles. Not until
they were entering Philadelphia like u
whirlwind did the fireman discover
that the engineer was dead.
LEARN NEW TRICKS
ENGINEERS TAUGHT HOW TO
GUIDE ELECTRIC CARS.
Men on One Great System Being
Broken In for the Change to Come
Work Neither Hard Nor
The metamorphosis of the railroad
engineers of the New York Central
has begun, says the New York tilobe.
It Is here with the electrification of
the system, and It will continue stead
ily. The school is without text books,
ami larks all of the frills and furbe
lows hi dear to the modern educators
heart. The men were taken in hatches t
of six and sent right over the roud i
in tho new double ended electric en-
glne that run draw more and draw
It faster than any steam engine that
ever was built.
The process of change from engi
neer lo molorman Is licit so long as
one might casually suppose. In tho
first place, the engineer does not need
to be taught anything about signals
und general rules of the great Iron
highway. He has learned all thai.
The engineer who, being fur-slghled
and anxious to keep ulireusl of tho
Improvements in the service, decides
that he wants to be a molorman, ap
plies to the chief engineer through the
superintendent of his division, ami he
Is given preference over all other
The application of Hie engineer be
ing favorably passed, he Is ordeied to
report to the 'professor of electrical
engines" III Kingslilblge. If you were
to ask for him tinder this title, ou
wouldn't llnd him. because be lias
in actual denomination. The engineer.
1J5 of him. went to Klngsliriilge one
day a ml walled mound expectantly.
Every one was dressed in ordinary
gurb, as the electric engine Is mil so
oily und grimy u proposition us Ills
former pet. the strum locomotive.
The first class of six pupils climbed
up the iron ladder in much the same
way that a passenger boards a steam
ship from a rowlioat. The seusuilon
Is uboul the same, except that there
is no chance to drop into the water
Inside lie round himself in a compart
ment uboul the sl.e, perhaps a trill)
larger, than the average Hat. The
main c -imipurt ment is us big as a bed
There are oilcloth covered sea's
In two of lis four corners. Iieslde the
seats are the controller and tin
luaiie. Up above is the whistle cord
and bell rope. The whisile Is produc
live of a sound that is a cross be
tweeli the toot of a self respecting UU
tomobilo and the din of a log horn
gone amuck. The sound Is deep, per
vading, and audible for pet hups I w
liilli s and a half If the wind Is right
First of all the novitiate is taken over
In the State.
t.o motors, tfte condensers, and other
sections of the complete mechanism.
The explanation of these parts is
only superficial, and by the way ol
Then the "professor," and that's
Just what the new men began to cull
him within an hour after the start ol
the dims, grasps the controller and
brings It bark a notch. The not eh
Is one of a series of teeth, like things
that have to be touched in turn, us
the lever Is brought backward to in
crease the speed. If this Is not oil
served, to drop Into the veruarulai
of the professor, "things burn Inside."
The big engine, noiseless, us though
its wheels were shod with felt, b
gins to slip slowly over the track
Then more notches are let out. and
the spei'd increases until It fairly
bounds over the rails. This continues
for two hours and return. On the
return the motortuan docH not send
lils engine .to the turntable, as he
diil in his si cam days . He merely
changes his seat to the other side ol
the compartment, for the electric en
glne Is double ended and runs just
as well one way us another.
After two or three of these trips
the pupil is permitted to lake a turn
at the starling and stopping. Then
the minute explanation of the intrl
carles begins. This same process
Is gone through with on succeeding
days until every part und lis use U
thoroughly famlliur to him.
FEEDING AND SELLING MULES.
How They Should Be Dealt With to
Get the Best Results.
The southerner requires fat mules,
the falter the heller. Flesh catches
the planter's eye. Sleek coated anl
mats are also In demand. In sl.e, the
cotton mule ranges from the 1 i hand
donkey to I he lii.2 hand farm mule.
Mare mules are given the preference
in the south, hut norlh. east or west
this Is not so. The wise feeder will
keep these facts in view when buying
young or work mules. The rough,
leggy It II i It ui I should he audited. Such
are mean feeders und seldom fallen.
This Is also true of colls. It is possi
ble, says Orange .iiubl Funnel. In tell
Willi reasonable lertaluly which colts
will feed oul well mid which will not.
The colt that keeps nearly fat on null
nary f 1 und with ordinary care run
be depended on, while the one Dial Is
stunted, rough and Ihln is a doubtful
f lor. Some of our f lers raise
their own Mock mules, busing colls
and yearlings, then pasturing or feed
lug them very much us ciillle are fed
Feeding usually begins in early tall
und continues until Ihe end of the
year. Many carloads of I year old
mules go south.
The feeding Is besl done in sheds
equipped for thai purpose In most
sections. Ill leusl Ihe kinds of feed
run he bad Corn is tlie principal fat
Idling element, but bran and shelled
oats act as a loosening ugenl and pro
dure a good runt. Such feeds should
lie given ill the proportion of one pun
bran or oats to three or four purls
corn. Soy I cans lire a promising mule
feed, being Hie equal of linseed meal
In retiring and fattening mules. the
shearing should be attended to often
The mane falls over badly when ill
lowed to get loo long, and it Is prac
tically Impoe.dlde lo make a good trim
la'er. When receiving a mule that has
been shod, remove the siloes, especial
y l hose on Ihe hind Icel. the lltsl
Ihlim. Mules will kick each oilier,
hut if there are no shoes, no harm Is
Work as many as possible. If only
a time or two. Many consider a mule
broken Unit lias had only one or two
lessons In I hi- wagon or plow. Mub.s
should be kept, during the fattening
period, confined to the shed. Hood
bedding Is very essential lo piodiirlnn
a fine finish. The ubcue Is written
with special reference lo coiloti mules,
hut applies equally well to other de
mauds. Most all the cotton mules
from Kentucky are sold through the
Atlantic gateway. The market opens
in the late fall or early winter and
doses lii early spring.
KnlcKer Has Subbulm been sue
ccB.sful with his garden?
Mocker Yes; I think he must have
iiiised enough cabhuges to biuoko. X.
Y. tjun. . u