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It Pays to Advertise In the Rising Son for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper In the State.
KANSAS CITY, MO., SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1907.
Hanging over the negroes heads in
the state of Missouri 1b a "Jim Crow '
bill which wag introduced by certain
legislators for the purpose qf pushing
the negro to the wall and junking him
cringe before the onslaughter of the
white man's prejudice.
This bill would be depressive from
many standpoints, as it would have
a tendency to curb his Joyful spirit
and stem his ambition. If the bill
would paHH it would make the negro
in Missouri forever republican. If it
dwB not pass it will cause some ne
groes to be Independent voters. Any
state that would pass a Jim Crow
measure only retards the progress of
the state. The negro is an ilnteral
part of Missour) and if anything is
done to retard the negro it also ef
fects the component part. Machinery
moves In harmony and If the small
est wheel is broken or bent it has a
general effect throughout the entire
machinery. All states where Jim
Crowlsm prevails is necessarily set
back for an indefinite period. These
laws are laws for the universe. No
living man can fix the status of the
sun or curtail its orbs. No man can
prevent the Wishing of the waves or
stop a hurricane in its flight. This
is the Will of Ood. No living man
can stop progress of humanity or the
tread of civilization. These are laws
which God the Father has decreed us.
The white leaders of the Republi
can party believe that they can ignore
the negro voters with impunity. It
has been a very long time since the
negro has had representation 11. the
county. Every race but Ihe negro
has a representative In all the offices.
At the outset the negro was promised
one or two positions.
Frank Hoss, Samuel lioyer ami
Oscar Ilo'hlaml promised negroes
positions. In 1!M2 the negroes organ
ized and fought the county ticket and
defeated it. In l!tu4 the county tlceke"
vas elected and they gave the
Negroes promises what would be done.
The chairman of the county ticket
at that time could not carry out his
promises because the candidates
elected to office refused to Hand by
their pledges. At that time the Hon.
P. S. Brown pacified a few of th
Nego leaders by giving them city
vositlons. The Negro voters not
withstanding they were angry when
the ticket came up Tor a renewal of
confidence. These weak Negro lead
ers with a couple of two-cent Jobs in
the city laid down their arms and re
fused to fight. But this condition has
changed for the great multitude of
3,500 Negro voters is demanding a
change. These petty leaders among
the Negroes working In the City Hail
dare not raise their voices and tell the
Negroes to come on. If they do, they
will be drowned like Pharoah in the
The Republicans in the county who
vere elected believe that they ate
forever sheltered behind a four year
term of office. Rome in all her splen
dor, sunk beneath the setting sun.
Empires which have endured for cen
turies have faded away. The flowers
of Athen's beautiful temples have
jierlshed. Father of time the reaper of
death fiills alike on black and while.
good and bad, rich and poor. Don't
think you are completely shield. The
Negroes are determined to take out
their revenge on the first Rtpubllcars
that stick their heads up for office. A
year from now comes another election.
Thank Ood the Negro has time to
organize to fight the alms of the
greedy politicians. We have ona
thing In common now. A great black
wave of prejudice scorn and In
dignation is sweeping the country tJ
engulf the race. At last you have
forced us together. The Negro trait
ors shall be read out of the race, and
purged for their unfaithfulness. Tho
good Negroes Bhall receive their re
ward. Remember humble and faith
ful Negroes Just one short year and
the howling hounds of war shall be
set against the white men who would
retard our progress. Organize Ne
groes of my race for they will need
you and need you bad. With the
balance of power given unto us, let
us rise tin and assert ourselves. Sena
tor llanua says organization is power.
O! Teni!ora! O! Mores. Fortuna
aves and aria.
GOO WILL BLESS THE CHERFUL
The following are the contributors
to the Old Folks Home, Feuruary 2'.',
Kittle Edith Williams, 1323 Jack
son, 1 can Sorghum.
Mrs. Dan Willis, 1 can sorghum.
Mrs. O. C. Greeu, 1319 Kensington,
1 can Tomatoes.
Mr. J no Wheeler, 1411 E. 17th St.,
1 can sorghum.
Mr. C. Smith, 1404 Jackson, 1 can
Mrs. Mettle Scott, 1028 Spruce, 1
Mrs. C. K. Davis, i:M() Kensington,
2 pounds beans.
Mrs. Mary Chambers, 1322 Spruce,
1 can sorghum.
Mrs. Henry Ford, 1324 Spruce, 1
Mrs. Pearl Shaw, 1 box oats, lint)
Mrs. McDanlel sugar and coffee.
Mrs. Morehead. 1 sack flour.
Codaya Circle, check J20.0U.
Mrs. Compton, cash !9
Mrs. J. Shorter, cash 50
Mrs. Thurman, cash 50
Mrs. Phoebe Smith, cash 40
Wm. Walker, cash 25
M. E. Nero, cash 2'!
Mr. Jas Kee, cash l.oo
PROF. G. N. GRISHAM AS THE MAN
OF THE HOUR.
It was said in ancient timrs by one
of the great philosphers that the
principle for which you fight is a
genuine part of a m'an's fight. The
same rule applies In this case, even
though the Jim Crow nienusre may
pass nevertheless the Negro has put
himself oiv reccrd in u masterful man
ner against It. Prof. Grlsham has
done this In h' cool logical manner.
As principal of the High School for
over twenty irs and coming with
such force lu hi. 4 speech It has made
a great impression upon future gen
erations of Negroes to come. Pos
terity has inunded in his Home rich
Jewels that it may wear foiever.
Emery, Bird. Thayer Co.. Brown
ing (EL King. Nebraska Clothing Co..
Stevenson's. Hubbard's Shoe Store
and all the largest white business
firms advertise with us.
Because, our circulation Is twice the combined circulation of all
the other Negro weekly newspaper, Besides, u (.landing of ten yean
in the community, from a point of authenticity e sre foremost. From
point of educational instructiveness we stand p-eemlnent. ur rep
rxneuUtivei are the most intelligent Negroes in th" Journalistic field of
today. Our circulation is increasing st h woudeiful rapidity, and us
oou st it readies the 10,000 mark we will change it into a daily. !o
on, Kiting Son, keep on Rising!
LINCOLN INSTITUTE NOTES.
One of the happiest occasions in
the annals of Lincoln Institute was
that of Wednesday, February 13,
when a large body of Missouri's rep
resentative men of color, each man
holding a worthy place In his chosen
profession or calling, visited Kincoln
Institute, listened to recitations, in
spected all of the departments and
the plant generally speaking.
This delegation, headed by one of
Nature's noblemen, Ulshop Abram
urant. included Professor Orlshatu
and Harris, Reverends Peck, Stevens,
Cook, Gilbert and Stewart; Doctors
Cnthank and Shannon; Lawyers
Houston nnd Phillips; statesmen or
politicians; Crews, Washington and
The body occupied seats tiion the
platform In the auditorium during de
votional exercises, at the close of
which President Allen In his usual
gracious manner and with Interesting
and humorous remarks, announced
Klsliop Grant, president pro tern of
the Institution; upon which the bishop
In well chosen sentences Introduced
the speaker for the various callings
represented In the delegation. Among
these speakers -we note professor
Grishma, Dr. I'nthank. Reverend Dr.
Stevens, Cook and Peck; Lawyers
Houston and Phillips; Statesmen
Crews und Yashons.
Each speech was an inspiration
and indicated, in no uncertain sound
the friendliness and good-will enter
tained by each speaker for president
'Allen specifically ,'ind for Lincoln In
stitute generally. Each speech was
replete with sound advice to the stu
dent body, and with facts, figures and
telling points that cannot be other
wise than helpful now and in the)
years to come.
At tile close of the morning session
tho orchestra treated the distinguish
ed visitors to an Impromptu sere
nude. On the following day Dr. Crosslaiul
of St. Joseph and A. H. lllackbiirn of
Kansas Ciiy, Kansas, were the honor
ed guests. Hot h of th.'se gentlemen
are patrons of Lincoln Lnstitute and
their excellent and timely addresses
showed them, like the speakers of
the previous day to be firm friends of
president Allen and of tlu adminis
trative policy by meas of which he
has made Lincoln Institute, with Its
more than WM students, one of the
leading negro schools of the coun
try. Another great event of the week
was the concert given by students of
Lincoln Institute In the Hall of the
House of Representatives, for the en
tertainment of Governor Folk, Che
state officers and the- 44th General
Assembly of Missouri, on the evening
of February 14.
In every sense of the term the
concert (literary and musical) was a
signal success and on the following
vote of thanks was tmdered Lincoln
Institute and Its president by the leg
islative body assembled.
Among those who delivered ora
t'ous and received well merit'
Itiiinils of applaus" were the follow
ing with subject: Chester Kimhroimh,
"Causes of American Prosperll ; "
Eunice Freeman. "The iloiiie-Makinu
Victor Collins, "The I'nein
" Carrie Sydrs, "The Normal
and the Relation to the Train
the Negro;" Josephine S
Jr.; "The Selection and Prep
juration of Food As Factors in Nation
al Development;" Kussel Johnson,
'"The Toilns:" Mayselle Williams.
I "The Poetry of th Bible;" Until
Cooper, "Clelilliiess Next to Godli
I The vocal solos by Miss Zorehk
i Gordon, the violin solos by Miss
i Pansy Phelps, the renditions of tin
' Gle:- Club and of the orchestra, tin
choruses, Jubilee songs and Instru
mental duets were all thoroughly en
Joyed by a critical but keenly iippre
I Many congratulations and requests
for a repition of the concert at an
i early date have -been received by
night, Feb. liith. About .300 persons
were present. The program was brief
and to the point. Mr. N. W. .lor
da defended with much force the
principles of I'ythiitnism und Court oi
Calalnthiaus. Rev. J. M. Booker, pas.
ton of the Pleasant Green Baptl.-t
church, the sM'aker of the occasion
preached the sermon, which was fill:
of good aiUlse and Just the kind ot
a talk the organization and race need.
The K''rmon was a friendly criticism
pointing out the weakness of the Or
der and race, and a plea for more
love and unity among the people. Go.ul
music was rendered by the Pleasant
Grfen Choir directed by Mr. W. II.
Cohntee, Mr. F. K. LpwIs, master of
ei'einonles. Collection raised $22.;'.r.
Knight of Pythias Celebrate.
The Easti-rn and Western heini
sphere held their 43rd anniversiir
servlces at the Second Baptist rhiire
liith and Charlotte Streets, Tuesda
Kr. Horace W. Poldrn Is Society
Editor of the Rising Son. Any one
having parties or social gatherings,
please 'phone 7X0 Main or 780 Grand
and we will send to your residence
to' take an account of the proceedings.
Wilson Dawson a young Kansas
City product has assumed part man-
iigement of the Son. Mr. Dawson's
capabilities for such work are gener-
Mr. Edward Baker, Jr., ts collector
for the Rising Son. Please pay him
your subscription nnd tell hlui where
he can get a new subscription. Now
don't give him the same old song that
yow stopped the paper six months ago
or ordered It stopped.
Stolen sweets are often hard to di
The more you try to please some
it'ftpft the greater will be your falure.
There Is usually but one end to o
woman 's line of tolk and that Is tho
Tho supply of adjjectlves In the En
glish language Is found insufficient
for the girl to properly describe her
Many a man growls a good deal
about having to support a wife who
works eighteen hours a day trying to
help support him.
ally known. After graduating from
Lincoln High school of this city he
attended Lincoln Institute. He has
been very active In various ru parities.
i Mr. Dawson Is an English student of
marked ability. He brings to the
Rising Sm, good Judgment, coot cal
culating proceedure, energy, friendly
supKrters nnd wide acquaintance In
the dealing with the number of bus
iness men of the city. This paper Is
proud (indeed to bring such a living
force a'liil enlist such energy to its
il ready valuable staff of young men
it'fillating with the paper.
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A SHORT SKETCH OF SOME OF
THE MEN WHO ATTENDED
THE JIM CROW MEETING
AT JEFFERSON CITY.
Hull. Charlie Turin r, formerly
sheriff, for eight years office holder,
sheriff of St. Louis county, for eight,
years office holder; Rev. S. H. Wool
rich. 11 A., an energ.lle pastor of
Lexington, Mo., and a strong worker
for the race; Rev. 11. W. Stewart.
St. Louis, a strong missionary preach
er; Prof. .1. W. Datnlel. who holds Ihe
chair of Agriculture ami Biology. Dr.
.1. T. Cast roil, a prominent Jefferson
City phslctan and pastor of a church.
Dr. Cariiitt, of Macon, president of
Western College. Dr. SI evens, a
brilliant minister of St. Iuis. Dr.
Crosslaii'l. ex-minister to Liberia. Dr.
Cook, also a preacher of St. liouis.
has charge of a lame church in that
city. Tom Mass, .loplin. Mo., a pro
fessional horse trainer, lion. A. W.
L!od. Craud Chancellor. K. of P. of
Mo., a prominent politician, a strong
wire-puller and a mini who gets results.
Mr. Percy D. Crump another of the
young men who has joined the Ris
ing Son. Mr. Crump will ha- charge
of all soliciting nnd all the printing.
In addition to the publication of news,
we are endeavoring to do all the
print lug of cards, booklets, programs.
Rev. J. T. Smith, of .lelfcrsot! l ily,
whose hospitality to lite il legation
fruiii Kansas City has maile many
frieiv.ls. He is Pastor of the A. M. Iv
church, ,li I'fersoii City. He has had
two successful years at this place.
It Is thro' him that the church which
hail split has come together. The
congregation Is rallying around him
The colored grocerman Is located
at ill! I Independence- Ave., Willi a
fresh stock of fancy groceries nnd
salt meals. (live lilm a tall -It.
ami stationary. Mr. Crump is an
oilier pioiluet of Kansas City, a grail
mile of Lincoln High School, and
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ness to transact in his Hue.
Peck Pleads Guilty.
St. Louis, Feb. !.- Thomas V. Peck,
chief clerk of the hoard of education,
Friday pleaded ililly to having Issu
ed fraudulent ciiorKs for $:!:! ami
was sentenced to serve two years In
tlii. pen i I miliary.
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