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Pays to Advertise In the Rising Gon
THE OPPROBRIUM OF
THE JIM CROW CAR LAW
The General Effect of its Passage on
the Negro Voters.
Hanging over the negroes heads In
the state of Missouri is a "Jim Crow '
bill which was Introduced by certain
legislators for the purpose of pushing
the negro to the wall and .making 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 pass it would make the negro
In Missouri forver Republican. It it
does 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 Btate. The Negro is an integral
Has the Republican Party of Jackson
County Kept its Pledge to the
5.500 Negro Voters?
The white leaders of the Repub'i
can party believe they can forever ig
nore Negro voters with impunity. It
has been a very long time since the
negro has had represent at ion in the
county. Every race but the negro
has a representative In all the offices.
At the outset the negro was promised
one or two positions.
Frank Boss, Samuel Hover and
Oscar Uo'.-hlniul promised negroes
positions. In 1!n2 the negroes organ
ized and fought the county tic ket and
defeated If In 19t4 the county tteeke.'
v as elected and they gave the
Negroes promises what would lie done.
The chairman of the county ticket
at. that 'time could not carry out his
promises because the candidates
elected to office refused to stand by
their pledges. At that time the Hi.n.
P. S. Hrown pacified a few of th
Negro leaders by giving them de
positions. The Negro voters not
withstanding they were angry when
the ticket came up for 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. Iiut this condition has
changed for the great multitude of
5,500 Kegro voters is demanding a
change. These petty leaders among
the Negroes working in the City HaM
dare not raise their voices and tell the
Negroes to come on. If they do. they
will be drowned like rharouh in the
Had No Other Foot.
Mamma Why, Johnny, what's the
Johnny M-my new s-shoes hurt my
Mamma No wonder, dear; you
have thorn on the wrong feet.
Johnny W-well, I c-can't help It. 1
ain't got no other f foot. Boo-hoo ti"o.
Emery. Bird. Thayer Co.. Brown
ing & 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 newspapers, Besides, a standing of ten years
in the community, from a point of authenticity we iiri foremost. 1'rorn
point of educations! InitructiveiicKS we stand preeminent, our rep.
reaentatives are the most intelligent Negroes in the Jon rnalistic field of
today. Our circulation is increasing nt u wonderful isphlity, mid us
oon ' it reaches the 10,000 murk we will change it into a daily. io
on, Kiing Son, keep on Rising!
fects the component part or
tho State. Mac hi a cry moves
in harmony and if the small
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
C'rowism 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 lashing of the waves or
stop a hurricane in its flight. This
is the Will of God. No living man
can Btop progress of humanity or the
tread of civilization. These are laws
which God the Father has decreed us.
The Republicans in the county who
v ere elected believe that they nie
forever sheltered behind a four year
term of office. Rome in all her splen
dor, sunk beneath the setting sun.
Empires which have en 'lured for cen
turies have foiled away. The flowers
of Athen's beautiful temt'les have
perished. Father of time the reaper of
Icuth falls alike on black and while,
good and bad, rich and poor. Don't
think you are completely shield. Tip
Negroes are determined to take out
their revenge on the first Republicans
that stick their heads up for oft Ice. A
year from now comes another election.
Thank God the Negro has time to
orgat.ize to light the aims or the
greedy politicians. We have on.'
thing in common now. A great black
wave of prejudice scorn and in
dignation is sweeping the country ti
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. The
good Negroes shall 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
yon and need you bad. With the
balance of power given unto tin. let
Us rise up and assert ourselves. Sena
tor Hanna says organization is ower.
O! Temporal O! Mores. Fort una
All Negroes who don't desire this
paix-r please notify this office 780 M.
and 780 G. Don't wait until our col
lector comes nroi.ud. This paper Is
going to tho front by the good loyal
Negroes who want an enterprising
Negro Journal. This paper cannot
exist on air and news. We must have
the money. Please take notice.
for It Reaches More
KANSAS CITY, MO., SATURDAY, MARCH i, 1907.
A GREAT FRIEND OF THE NEGRO
HAS PASSED AWAY.
Judge John Wofford has ceased to
he. They are passing," yes they are
passing one by one. As the Negio
gazes Into the distant future he
catches the gleam of the beacon fights
going out one by one. These lights
are the friends of the Negro passing
away. Judge John Wofford in all
the history of his career on the crim
inal bench he has dealt out lenient
jus. Ice to the Negro. Rec gnlzing ns
he did the hard decisions given out
by Jurors he would cut them down
is their sentence and make It very
easy on the poor down trodden Negro.
Let us h6pe that his departing shall
be remembered by the colored people!
who have a regard for good citizens.
CAPT, WEBER EXONERATED.
Capt. Weber at No. 1 Police Sta
tion who was up before the Board on
the charge of Allowing Gambling to
be conducted in building of which l.e
Is owner was completely ex-commissioners
to the general satisfaction f
the entire community.'' The Negro
were especially pleased to have smb.
a man retained on the force, Besides
his long years of successful service.
He has been a good friend of the
Negroes. He has helped the good
Negro citizen to get rid of the bad
Negro. In his dealings with the
Negroej at the Station he has been
entirely fair to the black man. He
has always gives the erring Negro
a chance. The entire Negro race Is
g'ad that he has been le'ained.
PROGRESS THE WATCHWORD OF
A. T. MOORE.
The A. T. Moore Undertaking Co.,
at 1820 E. 18th St.. will have one of
the finest and most up-to-date estab
lishment of its kind this side of the
Mississippi river, when they complete
the beautiful new four room brick
addition which is now being con
structed, and make all the repairs in
the adjacent building which havi
been contemplated. Mr. Moore who
is at the head of that firm, Is an
energetic, ana tnrltty business man.
He came to the city a few years auo
since which time he has demonstrat d
to the woild his ability ns an cm
balmer and a funeral director.
ine son Highly complements Mr.
Moore's strong race pride; he declat
and insists that the race should stand
by the Negro business enterprises and
l lie tieauty of tins Is that he is
I putting into practice what he Is
preaching. All the men now al win V
1 in the construction of the new tmilil
' lug; such as stone masons,. In ii U
layer.J, carpenters and etc, are N
I groes. The new additions will cost
lover fl.OiMi.uti, and will lie of great.
( credit to the race and community.
The unique arrangement of the
tlepartmt nts, the plans, and etc., aic
the Ideas of Mr. Moore. The follow
ing brief description will give a
general Idea of the place:
' There is private office and recep-
, lion room with lady attennant, ne
chnple In which will be the special
fancy glass .show ctues built from the
; flour to the celling. Tho state rc otu
is next in rotation, then comes tho
morgue. To the east of these two
i room will be the trlmlng room.
workshop mid storage room. To tho
Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper
vest will be a long hull leading from
the chnrle to hack end of the build
in?, ithe fctu'e roc in, morgue and Uio
chapel each will have doiMle entrance;
one from the hull and one from room
The race should feel very proud to
know that the establishment will af
ford Just ns good accommodations as
can be given by any regardless of
An nrticle In the National Mirror
saying, "Countee Bros, have pur
chased The Rising Son, and that they
got it from reliable source. I start
out by saying that It b absolute false
hood, and there could have been no
reliable source save myself. Mr. Wm.
T. Washington the owner of The Ris
ing Son rents a tmrtlon of our build
ing. He also pays his rent. I have
had the highest respect for the gentle
man of the National Mirror, but I
iif that they have greatly deceived
me by publishing this article without
ascertaining the truth. Not only do
I use this manner of denial, but I
called Mr. Bailey up asking him to
tepute the statement. If Mr. Bailey
or Harris Is Jealous of Mr. Washing
ton I wished they would not use my
name In order to get back at him.
Hoping the approval of the public.
Sincerely to the public.
C. H. COUNTER, of countee Bros.
Mr. Percy D. Crump another of the
young men who has joined tho Ris
ing Son. Mr. Crump will have charge
of till soliciting and all I ho printing.
In addition to the publication of news,
we are endeavoring to do all the
printing of cards, booklets, programs.
and stationary. Mr. Crump Is an
other product of Kansas City, a grnd
uate of Lincoln lliuh School, and
.voting man who took the business
course at SI. Joseph, Mo., and com
pleted it In 14 mouths. Tin colored
people of this city should feel proud
of the fact that this paper is galh
ering on its staff such Intelligent
young men. Mr. Crump can be found
In the office any time you feel like
calling upon him and have any busi
ness to transact in his line.
The colored grocerman is located
at H2I Independence Aviv, with a
fresh stock of fancy groceries and
salt meats. Give him a c ill II
Mr. Horace W. Polden Is Society
Editor of the Rising Soil. Any one
having parties or social gatherings,
please 'phone 7N0 Main or 7S0 Grand
and we will send to your residence
to take an account of the proceed
ings. Mr. Edward Baker, Jr., Is collector
for (he Rising Son. Plenso pay him
your Huliscrlillon and tell him where
he can get a new subscription. Now
don't give him the same old song that
you stopped the paper six months ago
or ordered it stopped.
Stolen sweets are often hard to dl-i
The more you try to pleaRe some j
peoide tho greater will be your future.
There Is usually hut one end to a
woman ' line of tolk and that Is tho
The supply of adjjectives In tho 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.
GOD WILL BLESS THE CHEER-
Tho following are the contributors
to t'ic Old Folks Home, Fe'iruary II;!,
l.lttle Edith Williams. US:':: Jack
son, 1 can Sorghum.
.Mrs. 1'an Willis, 1 can sorghum.
Mrs. O. C. Green, l;U Kensington.
1 can Tomatoes.
Mr. Jno Wheeler. 1411 E. 17th St.,
1 can sorghum.
Mr. C. Smith, 1401 Jackson, 1 can
Mrs. Bottle Scott, M28 Spruce, 1
Mrs. C. I-. Dnvis, lltatl Kensington,
2 pounds beans.
Mrs. Mary Chambers, 1322 Spruce,
1 can sorghum.
Mrs Hoary Ford, 1324 Spruce, 1
Mrs. Pearl Shaw, 1 box oats, HOG
Mrs. McPanlel sugar and coffee.
Mrs. Morehead, 1 sack flour.
Codaya Circle, check f 20.00.
Mrs. Comptnn, cash 00
Mrs. J. Shorter, cash 50
Mrs. Thurman. cash
Mrs. Phoebe Smith, cash in
Win. Walker, cash 2,'i
M. E. Nero, cash 20
Mr. .las I. ce, cash 1
Total amount f23.n
LINCOLN INSTITOUTE NOTES.
The work of Ine spring teini In
Lincoln Institute begins Marca Ith
ami many teachers who have t'oi
employed ill schools tll:it close the
latter pert of February or the first
of March, will enter lile Institute
mid complete the work of this term.
whic h with the summer si lined work
vill be of i ie;ii assistance to the one
piirsuiiiLf III- nurse, both in i duca
ti mal v l. ; and in securing In
iiu rcis. il s.i'jiv I'nr the ensuing year.
Ail parties who desire In tea ll
will do well In avail I lieuc el es of
lhe.se nimi I unit lis. and also shmitl
icui-tcr the name and i I nlliie ul
ilris-s witli li i t. nt A Hen. ;n le
I. as niat'v applications f"i' leather-.
loimt;rapheix, ci . gimd paying . t
liilis, Imlh vvi-'iiu and wilhnul th"
flute nf Missouri.
Ml-S I .It'll Pa Iks. class nf It, suc
cessful teacher ill I III' Fort Scot I
schools recently Mill us snine Very
creditable work cveciilcil by pupils
under her training in the second and
Scarcely a day passes but that one
hears directly, or indirectly from some
Kraduale who Is miking gnnd In his
or her c hosen line of work.
The hope of the race Is fn if
young pcopl" hence thes- l"orls me
very cue rating to all concerned.
Parents Faculty and students, c.eep
ly mourn the loss of Ollaliiln Itnl
tedge. class of ''7. Apprpi late reso
lutions were drawn up by the Senior
class of which the young man was a
faithful, studious and obedient mem
ber. The floral olterlngs were num
erous ami beam II ul.
(iiaud Master. C. (i. Williams was
among the roprosent-ilive gui'sts nf
the week. Profe snr Will ains expres
sed himself as very much plcasi'd with
the excellent condition in which he
f id the I list i I nt inn
A very pleasing and instructive
leature of life at. Lincoln Institute is
the nlii'l' dinner la'k, or bette- con
versation of Pre-ident Allen and the
sit. dents during which current tuples
as brought forth in dally paper:-',
standard magazines and high "lass
books, are discussed and e oinineiiteil
Iingfellow Hay was thus appropri
ately observed; and many were Hie
excellent lesxeilis I in pressed by Presi
dent Allen iixn the young people
assembled. Holmes. I-owell. Ten
nyson anil Emerson have fnllowed in
the order mentioned, and have fur
nished a veritable. "I''ea.t of rpa
snn anil flow of the soul." long to be
lemembei-od by all pteseiit.
Tht Great Uncompiled Lexicon.
.Johnson was compiling the Hist
list of words with meanings.
"Hut," we ineiulred. "why don't you
get up a dictionary of the things peo
ple' didn't mean'.'"
Glimpsing the enormity of the lank,
he Incontinently tied.
In the State.
THE SCHOOL LUNCH
APPETIZING AND DAINTY FOR
Many Little Things That Will Afford
a Welcome Change in the Noon
day Repast of the Small
Girl and Boy. i
SANDWICHES. Chop very Hue
some cooked ham or cold corn beef or
tongue with a little fat. Mix oue tea
spoonful of dry mustard anil oifo salt
spoonful of suit with cold water to a
paste; add u tiiblospnoiifiil of creamed
butter. Spread thin slices of bread
with the mustard and butter paste;
then spread with the hum, tongue or
APPLE SANDWICHES .After peel
ing the applcH. allowing one fur a
sundwhich, chop them up flue with a
Utile celery, one stalk to an apple,
mixed in. Heat Into the yolk of uu
egg u little mustard, oil and vinegar,
making - pusti- thinner than niiiynn
lulls!" reason to taste with suit and
pepper uud mix with the chopped ap
ple anil celery. Spread between two
layers of (bin buttered bread. Pour
sandwiches may ulso be iniide in the
I'll ! AND Ml' SANDWICHES.
After cm inn Hie ill led tigs, chop lulu
line hits with nut kind of available
mils. Add enough cie'iim In form into
a paste These' sandwiches canunt be
kept I mm one day to another.
Utile SANDWICHES After hard
bulling several eggs, sepal ale iheynlks
frolii white and season in taste with
sail and peppe r Pour on enough nine
nil In fnl III a paste' Sptcael ontn lliln
lv cut and luilleii'd slices nf luead
Take halt Ihe-u kite's and a lew pickles.
Chop I nt i line hits and spiinkle mi lop
the egg paste'. The'll lav oil allnlller
slie'e' nt hi cad.
U A I Kile l( ESS S WDW Ic'IIES
('Imp Into line' lilts any sml id avail
aide meal, ham ptcl'mrcd Let Ihe
waterele.ss be llcsli and crisp. u
Hie' leaves Irmu the Hems and com i
with a I'n iii h dressing First spread
the chopped meat nil the luead and
I hen lay em the" alenri'ss. which
should lie' allowed In drain In a plate
lor a few minutes lielme being spread
An mange sliced through the middle
and sprinkled with powdered sugar.
I he'll laid hi t ween slices of bread.
' makes u delicious and I e'l I vshitig sand
J BAKED BEAN SANDWICHES -When
the hakcel beans are peifCctly
cold make u t Hit dressing of oil and
v inegar, slightly dampen the beans and
spread between siloes of buttered
FISH SALAD SANDWICH The
cold tlsh should be dressed exurtly
us the beans, with a little French
CREAM CHEESE SANDWICH
This Is very easy tei tlx. it being neces
sary merely to spread the ebei'se onlo
the bread. In regard to bread. It is
' better to use alli'i tiate ly w hite and
Nothing adds nunc to a meal man
I a pii'tty or unusual way of serving the
ever useful potato. A plain potulo
sul.iil t which Is always much better In
texture anil Havoc when the potatoes
, are baked Instead of hulled I seems far
more elaborate when served in the po-
tato shells, and Ihe-se uie really pret
I ty when properly piepared. For any
I soil nf slutting, the potatoes should In
j of mil t Or in sie, ii nd huge rather than
I small, since Hie larger ones are easier
to bundle; the novice had best piie'ilc
' on a few first until the tingi'is heroine
I clctt in handling, for Ihe tirst tew an
apt to he spoiled In removing the in
terim or in relilliiig the shells.
Mule a sytup of tour tahlespoon
f u I k of water and four tahlespoonluls
of sugar; add the rind of one half leni
on, two cloves, one inch of stick cinuu
limn ; conk ten minutes; then drop into
the syrup six bananas cut into fourths.
It Is host to cook just enough pieces
of hunani a, a time to cover the hot
torn of the sauce pan. When the
fruit becomes transparent and soft,
take It up carefully, put Into a pretty
dish und pour over the syrup. Cool
and serve with w hipped cream slightly
sweetened and lluvored with leuiou.