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Pays to Advertise In the Rising Son
A SWEEPING VI3TORY FOR THE
On Tuesday the Republicans carried
Jackson county by such overwhelm
ing majorities on most ot the candi
dates that it shows the people's atti
tude on the bosses. Ellis beat Wal
lace by 17,000 or more majority. The
following Republican candidates were
elected: Isaac B. Klmbrell, prosecut
ing attorney; Al Hesllp, county mar
shall; Fred C. Adams, county collec
tor; Dr. G. W. Thompson, coroner;
Samuel Boyer, county clerk; Oscar
Hochland, circuit clerk; A. C. Warner,
treasurer; Charles P. Baldwin, sher
iff; Andrew E. Thomas, criminal
clerk; C. E. Moss, Judge county
coutr; J. M. Patterson, presiding
judge county court; Geo. J. Dodge,
Judge county court. Eastern district.
Three Republicans elected to legisla
ture as follows: M. E. DItzler, second
district; W. A. Shope, third district;
E. S. Noyes, sixth district.
LINCOLN INSTITUTE NOTES.
The following members of the Board
of Regents visited the Institution this
week in a body. Hon. D. C. McClung,
Hon. W. T. Carrlngton, Dr. A. Ross
Hill, Hon. E. S. Wilson, Messrs. Nelson
C. Burch, secretary of board and Oscar
G. Burch, regent for a long term of
years in the past, and Intimately con
nected with the history of the school
These gentlemen Inspected the
campus, ( building and departments,
nnd partqpk of a seven course dinner
prepared nnd served by one division of
the cooking class under the direction
of Miss Ida Burrell, Instructor In do
mestic science.. The many expres
sions of satisfaction with the manage
ment and progress of the institution
were very gratifying to President Al
len who has labored hard and un
ceasinglg to build Lincoln Institute up
ns a great Institution of lenrnlng, that.
Irrespective of race or color, shall be
second to none of Its kind or class.
The Lincoln Tigers under the man
agement of their skillful conch. Pro
fessor West, left for Nashville amid
the enthusiastic cheers of faculty and
students; and dispatches from the
scene of action declare victory for the
Tigers. Hurrah for Lincoln Tigers!!
Groves, the Potato King will de
liver the principal addresfc before the
Farmers' convention, November 9th.
Mr. Groves always Interests his audi
ences and President Allen hopes that
many will be present on this occasion
nnd help to demonstrate by the farm
products which they may exhibit that,
as a people, we are alive to the value
of agricultural pursuits. The Proges
slonnl World strikes the proper note
relative to the Farmers' Institute in
nn editorial In last week's Issue, a"nd
this not Is still further Illustrated on
pnge 13 of Lincoln Institute catalog,
Among the many visitors of the
week we note Miss Helen Burrell, in
Dtmctor of domestic science In St
Louis nnd sister of Miss Ida; Mr. I. B.
Blackburn of Kansas City, Kan., who
made a very Interesting talk con
trasting the past with the present in
Lincoln Institute, and testifying in no
uncertain sound to the many and
marked Improvements of the present
time; Mrs. McDonald of Hannibal
Mrs. R. L. Dabb, the state secretary
of V. M. C. A. work.
The morning talks given by Presl
Jent Allen during the Devotional per
wri ! nll of Interest to his
hearers; ado always prepared with an
earnest aim In view the uplift of the
student body this Is the true mis
When you want the best news con
cernlng the Negro, place your name
on the subscription list of the "Son1
and thus have It delivered to your
Women are like men in one re
spect; some are good and some are
MUSTERING .OUT OF THE
A great calamity has befallen the
negroes who serve the United States
In the capacity of soldiers. President
Roosevelt has Issued orders for com
panies B. C. and D of the Twenty-fifth
Infantry to be dismissed without honor
Some of the negro soldiers have
served for 20 years. Even old Mingo
Sanders, first sergeant of company B,
must go. The majority of the negroes
have faithfully served Uncle Sam from
a period covering ten to twenty years.
All must go. No place in this country
Is the negro safe from the stern, sever
ity of the powerful white man and his
combined forces to eliminate, the black
man. , -.
President Roosevelt Is commander-in-chief
of army and navy and head
of the entire nation. Yet the presi
dent Is assuming this great responsi
bility. The military regulations pro
vide that no man can' be dishonorably"
discharged unless proved guilty by gen
eral court martial as read In the C2
article of the army regulation rules.
Again if the negro troops are to be
dismissed ns some say the law pro
vides, why not discharge the white of
ficers commanding them as the law al
so provides In the army regulation
Effect of College Education.
It would be interesting to trace In
detail, and after careful study of facts,
to Just how great a degree the 'varsity
bred man influences us In respect ol
dress, says Men's Wear. For Instance,
the knee drawer, which retailers could
not get enough of during summer, la
nothing more or less than the running
pant" of track athletics, as the Jersey
that Is coming to be worn with them la
the Jersey of the "gym." The turning
up of the trousers to show fancy hose
Is an outcome of turned up tennis trou
sers, not for 'varsity's sake but for ex
pediency and comfort.
So, the list of what we owe to col
lege men In matters of dress might be
lengthened. The collegian Is certainly
a force to be reckoned with by makers
and sellers of men's wear.
"What kind of an automobile do
"I know of only two kinds, an
swered Mr. Cumrox; "those that are
running and those that are out of re
pair." Distinction and Different;.
"I aln' got no use foh avarice," said
Uncle Eben, "but It sbo' is safer foh
ii man to hold on to money foolish
dan lt Is to s: end it foolish."
"Ah, Touchem!" cried the man with
tho close-fitting eyebrows, "Isn't this
the most remarkable day you ever
"I see nothing unusual about It," re
"But haven't you noticed that It has
had four afternoons, four nights and
four mornings In lt, and here we are
on the fifth afternoon all in the same
"Am I not right? You borrowed a
ten of me this morning, or one of the
mornings of this day, and told me you
would pay m .to-morrow, as sure as
the sun rose on a to-morrow. So I
cannot reason the thing out any other
Parlcr Car Diversion,
"Porter," said the fussy lady In the.
parlor car, "I wish you would open
The lady In the seat directly across
heard the request, and drew a cloak
"Porter, If that window Is opened,"
she snapptai, testily, "I shall freeze
"And if the window is kept closed,"
returned the other passenger, "I shall
The porter stood timidly between
the two fires.
"Porter," remarked the commercial
traveler, "your duty Is very plain.
Open the window and freeze one lady.
Then close lt and suffocate the other."
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for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper
KANSAS CITY, MO., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER , 1900.
COURAGE OF RUSSELL 8AGE.
Close Friend Sheds New Light on Char
acter of Financier.
Twenty years ago few persons
could get Into the presence of Russell
Sage without passing Inspection by
John E. McCann, who for a long time
was Mr. Sage's confidential clerk, says
the Wall Stree Journal. Mr. McCann
served efficiently in that' position, but
he had a soul for poetry, and after
ten years he left finance for literature.
Now that Mr. Sage has died, Mr.
McCann contributes to the Journalist
a remarkable tribute to his character.
He speaks of him as a genius.'" He
says he was a deeply religious man.
who had often during a lull In the
storm of business "muttered a little
prayer," and who In the panic of May,
1884, "when the universe seemed
crashing about his ears, looked and
acted like one ir deep communion
with the Infinite." He declares that
Mr. Sage was a "true man and a gen
tleman." While It was Impossible for
him to cringe, he did not know how
to offend deliberately. The- proof of
his moral courage was to be found In
the fact that for nearly 34,000 days
he insisted on living his own Il'o in
his own way, regardless of criticism
whereas a weaker man would have
been made a reckless spendthrift by
the ridicule to which Mr. Sage was
subjected because of the carefulness
of hla nor son al expenditures.
THAT'S WHAT HE MEANT.
Hubby Knew What He Was Waiting
for, All Right.
The words "chiffonier" and "chauf
feur" look very much alike when writ
ten, though In conversation there Is
sufficient difference In the pronuncia
tion to distinguish very readily. Re
cently the following dialogue occurred
In which the words were used, though
one of the parties thougiit for a while
that his friend didn't know any bet
ter: "What are you waiting for, old
"Waitln' for my chiffonier. We arc
going driving In my auto."
"O, no; you mean you are wnltlng
for your chaffeur the man that drives
"Noje; I'm waiting for my chiffon
ier," stubbornly replied the man.
"I beg your pardon," replied the
other. "A chiffonier la a swell dresser,
and a chauffeur Is one who drives
"That's all right." replied the one
who knew, as a prevty woman, hand
somely dressed, came down tho stair
wav and not In the machine. "I'm
waiting for a 'chiffonier' nil right."
Discovery of Coal.
Coal wa3 first accidentally discov
ered on the summit of Sharp mountain
(now the site of the town of Summit
Hill), nine miles west of Mnurh
Chunk, Carbon county, In 1791, by a
hunter named Philip (Muter. Ginter
had taken up his residence in that sec
tlon of tho country, supporting him
self by the proceeds of his rltle, which
he exchanged for tho necessaries ol
life at the nearest station. The story
runs that on his return homo In a diiz
zllng rain after an unsuccessful day
he stumbled over something which
was thrown forward, and observing
that tho object was black and hearing
of the many tales In regard to conl In
that section, lie picked it up and car
ried It home, where ho decided that It
must be the stove coal spoken of !:
tradition. The next day he took tin
specimen to a Col. Jacob Weiss, whe
resided at a place culled Allen, now
Welssport, and ho In turn took It to
Philadelphia, where the mineralogist'
decision proved It to bo anlhraclt;
Family Friend So they call you
Jack, the same as your father. Isn't
It awkward when your mother call
to know which of you she wants?
Llttlo Jack Oh, no; when mother
wants me, she always Bays "pleaao.''
Got It Himself.
"That lawyer I employed to got
hold of that property for me Is the
smartest man 1 know."
"He got it, all right, did be?"
"Yes he got it" Cleveland Leader.
BY THE SAO SEA.
Cimo nhl mmimar
An ot yore; ,
Same oll breakers
On the shore; ;
Same old music
Hy the hand;
Same old but hers
On the Hand;
Same old bltea; j
Sium old people ,
Out o' nights; ,
FrcRfiod In ulablj
Sumo o'd flavors
In the oir;
Fame old munenona
The drummer was observed to be
decorating his sample trunks with
white ribbons and old shoos.
"Have you lost your mind?" askod
a brother knight of the road In astou
mOh, no," laughed tho other, "this
is merely a schemo of mine."
"What kind of a scheme?"
"Why, there is a very romantic bag
gageman on this route, and when ho
Bees my trunks decorated like this
ho will think they belong to honey
moon couples and pass them on ten
derly without a single smash." Chi
Though he burster to boisterous laughter,
W Men aska TT tie was a KratiKhter,
And told tho man with the rake
lie had mado some mlstuko,
Ho shuddered Immediately uughtor.
COULDN'T COUNT THEM.
"How many fish have you caught,
"Oh, I couldn't count 'em."
"Little imp! I don't bellevo you've
"That's w').. I can't count 'em."
Wedderly (timo 11 p. m.) Yes, sir,
I'm right here to toll you that since 1
married my home Is a perfect heaven
Singleton Huh! That accounts for
It, 1 suppose.
Wedderly Accounts for what?
Singleton Your being downtown so
late. I never heard of u man who
was In a hurry to enter heaven. Chi
The Fly In the Ointment.
Watt Smaller How dooB your wife
like the new flat?
lieezall Wright She Is delighted
With It.' She could bo perfectly happy
If It wore not for the fact that there's
a lot of families occupying the oilier
npartmeuts iu tho building. Ch!cago
A Man of Deed.
"I know my rival lias untold acres
of real estate while I have nothing but
the words In which I tell my lovo;
"That will do, Mr. Sllmpurse; 1 In
tend to marry a man of deeds, not of
words." Houston Post.
Mother You shouldn't have laughed
when Charlie was proposing.
Dora I couldn't help, it, mother;
ho was so scared bis teeth chattered.
Detroit Free Press.
Knlcker How are your boys get
. Uoekcr One gets a five dollar
salary and the other ten-dollar wages.
N. V. Suu.
An up-hill railway, perhaps th
most remarkable in tho world. Is tin
Oroyo, In Peru, lt runs from Callae
to the gold fields of Cerro do I'nsco
From Cullao it ascends the narrow
valley of tho Uliiiac, rising nenrly
5.000 feet in the first GO . miles.
Thenre it poos throiiKh the Intrirate
gorges of the Sierras till it tunnels
tho Andes at an altitude of 15,l!l!
feet, tho highest point In the world
where a piston-rod is moved by steam.
Tho wonder Is Increased by remem
bering that this elevation is reached
iu 78 miles.
Moved the Wolrd.
Cecil Rhodes was once considered a
crank. When Mr. Rhodes made his
first appearance In tho Cape parlla
ment ho could talk of nothing but his
great Idea of a transcontinental railway
and with the aid of a specially pre
pared map he sought to interest his
fellow members in tho colossal
scheme. Most ot them thought him
a bore and some openly called bin)
a crank. ,
Was Dead at the Throttle.
An engineer died at his post on a
fast express train running from Hob
ton to Philadelphia recently. It is
not know how long tho dead hand
rested on the throttle, ns the truck
was clear for many miles. Not until
they were entering Philadelphia like a
whirlwind did the fireman discover
that the engineer was dead.
LEARN NEW TRICKS
ENGINEERS TAUGHT HOW
GUIDE ELECTRIC CARS.
Men on One Great System Being
Broken In for the Change to Come
Work Neither Hard Nor
Tho metamorphosis of the railroad
engineers of the New York Central
has begun, says the Now York Globe.
It Is hero Willi the elect lillcnl Ion of
tho system, nnd it will continue stead
ily. The school Is wiihoul text books,
and lacks nil of the frills ami furbe
lows to dear to the modern educator's
heart. The men were taken In batches
of six ami sent, light over the road
in tho new double ended electric en
gine that, can draw more nnd draw
it faster than any steam engine that
ever was built.
Tho process of change from engi
neer to moWiriiiun Is nut. so long as
one might casually bimiiiohc. Iu the
first place, the ongli r does not need
to bo taught anything shout signals
and general rules of the great Iron
highway. lie bus learned ail that.
Tho engineer who, being far sighted
and anxious to keep abreast, of the
lllipiovoinoiils In the service, decides
that bo wants to be u inotortnan. ap
plies to the chief engineer through the
superintendent of his division, and he
is given preference over all other
The application of the engineer be
ing favorably passed, lie is ordeted to
report to the "professor of electrical
engines" lit Klhgsbridgo. If you were
to nsk for It I in under this title, you
wouldn't find him, because be litis
n.) actual deniiiiiiiialiiin. The engineer,
125 or 111 in. went to Klngsbridgc one
day innl walled around expectantly,
livery one was dressed in ordinary
garb, ns the elect ii igino Is not. so
oily nnd Mi my a proposition ns bis
former pet. the steam locomotive.
Tho first class or six pupils climbed
up the iron ladder in much the same
way that a passenger boiinls it steam
ship from a rowismt. The sensation
Is about tho same, except that there
Is no chance to drop Into tho water
Inside bo found himself In u compart
ment about the size, perhaps u trillc
larger, than the uvorago Mat. 1 he
main conn ailment is us big as a bud
There are oilcloth covered seats
In two of its four corners, beside His
seals are the controller , and the
br&flc. I'p above is tho whistle cord
and bell rope. The whistle is produe
tlve of u sound that is a cross be
tween tho toot of a self-respecting an
tomoblle and tho din of a fog horn
gone amuck. Tho sound Ib deep, per
vading, and audible for perhaps two
miles and a half If tho win! is right.
First of all tho novitiate is taken over
In the State.
t.So motors, tfie, condensers, ami othet
sections of tho complete uiochnsism.
The 'explanation of these putts Is
only superficial, and by the way oi
Then the "professor," and that's
just what the new men began to rail
him within nn hour after the Btart ol
tho class, grasps tho controller nnd
lirlngs It back a notch. The notch
is one of a series of teeth, like things
that have to bo touched In turn, as
the lever Is brought backward to In
crease tho speed. If this Is not ob
served, to drop Into the vernacular
of tho professor, "things burn Inside."
The Mg engine, noiseless, as though
Its wheels were shod with felt, be
gins to slip slowly over tho track.
Then more notches are let out, nnd
the speed increases until lt fairly
bounds over the rails. This continues
for two hours and return. On the
return tho motortuan does not send
bis engine to tho turntable, ns ho
did in his steam days . Ho merely
changes his seat to the other side of
the compartment, for tho electric en
gine Is double ended anil runs Just
as well one way as another.
After two or three of tbeso trips
tho pupil Is permitted to take a turn
at tho starting nnd slopping. Then
the minute explanation of the Intri
cacies begins. i bis sumo process
is gone through with on succeeding
days until every part anil lis uso is
thoroughly familiar to him.
FEEDING AND SELLING MULES.
How They Should Be Dealt With to
Get the Best Results.
Tho southerner requires fat mules,
tho fatter the better. Flesh catches
tho planter's eye. Sleek coaled ani
mals are also In ilemiind. In si.e, tho
cotton mule ranges from the 1 1 hatrU
donkey to Hie 15.2 baud farm mule.
Mare mules are given the preferencn
In tho south, but nnrlh. east or west
this Is not so. The wise feeder will
keep t!;eso lacls in view when buying
young or worn mules. The rough,
leggy aiiiinal should he avoided. Such
are mean feeders ami seldom fallen.
This Is also true of culls. II Is possi
ble, says Orange .liidd Farmer, lo tell
Willi reasonable leiialnly which colts
will feed out well and which will not.
The coll thai keeps nearly fal on ordi
nary feed and with ordinary care can
bo depended on. while the one thai Is
stunted, rough and Ihln Is u doubtful
feeder. Koine of our r lers raise
their own sl-ick mules, buying colls
and yearlings, then pasluilng or feed
ing them very much as cattle are fed.
Feeding usually begins in iy full
nnd continues until the end of tho
year. Many carloads of ( year -old
mules go smith.
The feeding Is best done In sheds
equipped for that purpose, la most
seel ions, nl least live kinds of feed
can be bad. Corn Is the principal fat
tening element, bill brim and shelled
nuts art as a loosening agent ilnd pro
luce a good coat. Stub feeds should
be given In the proportion of one part
bran or oats to three or four purls
corn. Soy I cans are a promising mule
feed, being tl pin! of llns I meal.
In l u.iiliig and fattening inuies, ' the
shearing should be attended to often.
The mane falls over badly when al
lowed to get too lom and II Is pine
tii aily impo,ilde to make a good trim
later. When receiving a mule i hat has
I II shod, remove Hie shoes, especial
ly those on the hind feel, I In- Inst
thing. Mules will kick each other,
hut if there are no .'.hoes, no barm Is
Work ns many as possible. If only
a lime or two. Many consider a mule
broken that has bad only "tie or iuo
lessons In the wagon or plow. Mulis
six i ii lit be kept, during the fattening
period, coiilined to the stud. flood
bedding is very essential to producing
a Hue finish. The above Is written
with special reference to rotlhii mules,
hut applies equally well lo other de
mands. Most all the cotton mules
from Kentucky are sold through tbn
Atlantic gateway. The market opens
Iu the late fall or early winter and
closes In early spring.
Knlcker Has Subbubs been suc
cessful with his garden?
Ilocker Yes; I think he must have,
raised enough cabbages to smoke. X
V. Sun. . .