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It Pays toAdvertiso In the Rising Son for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper In the State.
KANSAS CITY, MO., SATURDAY, MAKCII 30, 11)07.
The Largest Edition today of any Negro Newspaper in the United States.
4$ t 7f
BISHOP ABRAM GRANT,
Head of the Fifth District. The Mouth
piece of the A. M. E. Church, and
One of the Most Able Negroes
of Our Race.
He is ai S ?
nnll'l? T. tV A Nil t Mi I IN.
Romn ppM arc I'Uiimn tVcit Honker T WiwMt'ri:
Democrat. Tliis is lint t r 11 Mr. Wa-tiiiu'tcn. hi a
WnshinKtoo, D. ('., M.iid . "1 'iiii mil n )H'l:tie'.ie . I i I
Republican." President MKmlfv ami Mr V.V! "
THE RIQHT REV. F. JESSE PECK
was h iiii in I 'all hum e, Maryland. 1 1
rami' fmiu a Imitr lino of preachers.
His fal hers grandfather was a preach-
Uuring his career as a preacher h'
lias pastured many charges. 1 1
was -4 years at I ho Campbell A. .M.
K. church. Washington, l. I'.: at St.
Joseph, Mo., I! years; at Denver, Col.,
:! years, ami at Kansas City, .Mo..
!t years, staying longer limit any pas
tor of any church In tho A. M. K.
.Inrisilictioti. He attondeil school at
the Catholic llrotherliood In Ilaltitnore
mid finished Storer college ut Har
per's Ferry. Ho then attended Ober
lin College and graduated ut Howard
I'niverHity Washington. D. C. During
Ills brllllan career In Kansas City ho
has always taken a most prominent
part In all the important affairs. He
was the first president of Western
University, and at present vice presi
dent of. Douglass Hospital. He is a
member of the Trustee Board, Wil
berforce College. He is one of the
leaders In the 5th District of the A. M.
E. Assembly. He built the church In
-Washington, D. C. and Allen Chapel.
Kansas City. He paid off off the debt
of the Colorado church and installed
the large pipe organ in the St. Jo
seph, Mo. It seems that his family
are all preachers as his brother Is
a pastor in Ioa Angeles. Cal. Rev.
Peck has been west 15 years and his
influence is felt whore-ever he goes.
Ho in a young man with vigorous
force and wonderful energy This pro
grossivo work shows conclusively that
Rev. Peck should receive positions as
secretary of Missions or some of the
other higher positions in the A. M
C. H. COUNTEE.
Senior Memher of Countee Bros.,
has di'monstr;.iod his wonderful abil
ity in the managing of some of the
most iinKrtii! t funerals that have
been conduct (I in this city. Ho Is
reticent by nature and unassuming,
but during his career his successful
work points toward a turning period
in Negro pro ress along this lino. In
the past wee.; he had over seven
funerals, showing the Negroes confi
dence in his creditable work, and the
handling of funerals.
WANTKD. bright, energetic, young
man as solicitor and collector. For
information call at the office of the
Son SM E. lth street.
HON L. AM ASA KNOX.
One of the Aggressive and Most Suc
cessful Lawyers of the West,
He was born at Poplar Mount, a
country hamlet near Petersburg, W.
Va. After completing the schools of
his home hamlet, he spent four years
with his father, who was a mechanic.
At fie age of P.I y'nrs he entered ('
Virginia Normal and college Institu
tion from which ho graduated with
the degree of A. 1.
He also graduated from the law
department of Howard University.
Wasliillgt.on, 1). ('. with the degree or
I.. I.. M. and came to St. Joseph, Mo.
January l'.'ui to practice law ul'er
having made the highest average of
lii law students who look the Uar ex
amination with him In St. liuis. Mo.
j He practiced in St. Joseph, Mo., mi
i til c lining to Kansas City, November
1 ,. I'mM. He has handled huooobs
fully many Important cases at law of
eipiily as w ll as criminal. Mr. Knox
Is well prepared to handle all kinds
: of le:l cases. He Is a regular at-
I, il l ml nt the It.iplM il.illi ll II"
lielieM s the negioes slicilllil lel'ialli
mun piililiis ami give mini' at t ' in inn
hi lil :ines.
Mr. Knox U a co::eiit spe.ik.'t riii.!
,i Piiiii al thinker, anil well .-i--' 'l in
l.iw. id, 'I Is I if -y in I a il'in;it tin- I'tih
in v.t M in the stale n aci icin.- I i
v Ml. ih,. . ;:i if I.. I.. M 1!" "'.l l
!,, .-J n in liavo t!ic tin-iuliei s m I;. -t..i-e
uiie hisi! a call
Mr kmi is a pleaiug n: n '"
leret . I le has a 'i in'" llri"ii (
wit,-, a chariiiiiig l.nl wi'b a sttei't
I i -1 il i-1 1 inn .
Mi Kmiv lii'ls fair In coni i i 1 n' .i
. i. at work to Ills r.u". ami at pi.
i III ( 'lialieellor Colnmaiiiler nl .loim
l.ami" II'lge, No '' K ol P
A FEW THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND.
PraiM- Hie ship that (allies v.ni
sal.-lj across the water. Stand I tTTT
ini'ii who show themselves most t.i
voiable to our race. patronize the
business houses that appreciate o'ir
trade, and In reliiin give good e.tu
ploynietit to members of our race.
There are snine large corporal ions
who have .Vegr.ies filling good posi
tions. The Kliodes llaverly lliiipe
Km nil ure Co. has a Negro manager In
one of their large stores in th" south.
( apt. I. II. .Ionian was field agent
for the same company for seven years.
We call t'i" iitteiiiii ?n of our readers
to the larg. ad at the t of thu back
page of the paper, at.ii advlso you to
inieiii wniisilws a( coi ilitiL'ly.
1 V'' V vfl'Jffi
NELSON C. CREWS,
Kansas City's own Torch Hearer,
who. Iieeauso of his rich Inheritance
from nature, Is ilesUncd to reach
the goal for which he Is so ably striv
ing. The Son hopes that the patrons or
this paper will feel that, its columns
are open, but It also wishes to stuie
that people not subscribing for tlii-
paper should tit baM order the paper
when they semi in their news.
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