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Secretary Taft's Coming Did Not Make Any Hit With the Nero Voters
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, AUillST H)07.
II II Of III
ii Ml 1B1 Of II
Holds Record Breaking Session At Boonville.
August, 6, 7 and 8.
Order Making Great Progress grand household upon the splendid
Friendly Federation Discussed showing made by the order in its an
Odd Fellowa Home Planned Jim mini convocation and .upon its finnn
Crow Legislation Hit Secretary . clal and fraternal growth. He greet
Temple Geta New Headquarter in ed the delegates as brothers and Pis-
New Odd Fellows Temple Building tcrs and hid them n hearty welcome
in St. Louis.
to Boonville. He said he wished to
throw open the door of bis home and
make them all welcome as his guests,
He concluded by wishing the fratern-
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T.iKinvlllt Mo Anir R 1907 The
District Grond I-odge of Missouri. I !ty aud "8 "fibers Godspeed, and a
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows. I ha8,un'"K of. tho dav 80 earnestly
wisncu lor oy our national Grand
Master. J. Mfclleury Jones, when all
the fraternities may be united in a
ami the Grand Household of Ruth, as-
semniea nere loaay 111 ine morgan
Street Ilaptlst church In the twenty
sixth annual convocation of the or
der. Delegates arrived last night and
this morning, from all sections of the
state, over the M., K. & T. and Mis
souri Pacific railroads, and were com
fortably housed and hospitably treat
od by the people of lioonvllle.
District Grand Master Edward S.
Lewis of Kansas City presided at tlu
opening session at. Morgan Street
Ilaptlst church, where a large con
course of Lioonvllle people assembled
to extent cordial greetings and words
of welcome to the visiting delegates.
Mayor W. G. Pendleton of Boonville,
who was to have delivered the wel
ocme address, was seriously ill, but
sent an able substitute in the person
of Judge C. V. Journey, the eloquent
city attorney of lioonvllle, who ex
tended the wvlconie and freedom of
the city to the visitors in a most cor
dial manner, paying the delegates
many flatering compliments upon the
orderly and Intelligent character of
the delegates. His address was deep
ly appreciated by the delegates and
was responded to in a most appropri
ate and sensible address by District
Grand Master Edward S. Lewis, who
said in part: "We hope to show the
people of lioonvllle by our conduct, as
well as by our words, that we fully
appreciate the courtesies so cordially
extended to us by the mayor's repre
sentative." Addresses of welcome
were delivered by John V. Drown of
lioonvllle Iodgp; Miss Mary Douglass
of Blooming Hose Household, and
Rev. J. H. Brooks, of the A. M. E.j
church, which were resonded to by
Deputy Grand Master D. B. Jones of
Social ia; Most Noble Governess Mrs.
Salllo Dupee of Jefferson City, and
Past Noble Father llenj. Thomas of
St. Charles. The lioonvllle papers
speak of the convocation ns one of the
largest and most orderly gatherings
of representative Negroes ever held
here and the people aiv manifesting
great interest ill the proceedings.
Th business sessions of. the district
grand lodge are being held in Odd
Fellows hall and the grand household
is meeting at St. Matthews A. M. E.
The afternoon session of the grand
lodge was devoted to the npitolntment
of committees and the reading of the
reports of grand officers. Grand Sec
retary George E. Temple read his
characteristic annual report, embrac
ing a condensed history of the busi
ness transactions of the order for the
past year, with exhibits showing the
unprecedented prosperity of the or
der and Its members. The report
showed that the collections for the
This Is an increase of f 1,000 over the
nut-plug of last year.
The evening session was a Joint
meeting of the Grand Lodge and the
Grand Household, at which memorial
services .were held in hvnor of the
deceased members of the order. The
meeting was held In St. Matthews A.
M. E. church, and was open to the
public, who thronged tho church to
overflowing. The feature of the meet
ing was an address by Hon. C. G.
Williams of Boonville, Mo., Most Wor
shipful Grand Master of the Masonic
order, of Missouri Prof. Williams
common brotherhood. In one frater
The address was eloquent, appropri
ate and timely and was received by
the delegates with enthusiastic ap
plause. Many addresses . were deliv
ered on the lives nnd work of our
deceased members and an excellent
musical programme was rendered by
the choir of St. Matthews church.
Second Day's Session.
Boonville, Mo.. Aug. 7, 1!07. The
second day's session of the Grand
lx)dge and Grand Household or the
G. V. O. of O. F. was devoled to the
transaction of routine business and
to the hearing of reotts of commit
tees. The grand lodge appropriated
$:i,000 to be used as the basis of a
sinking fund for the erection of a
suitable structure for a permanent
home for the aged twid decrepld mem
bers of the fraternity. Grand Secto-
tary George E. Temple of St. Ixmla
was unanimously chosen as the fra
tomal delegate to the District GraMd
Lodge of Pennsylvania. During the
recess today there was considerable
maneuvering among the delegates for
places. The delegates gathered in
groups to discuss the forthcoming
election of officers nnd many candi
dates were suggested for various
places. Many changes In the per
sonnel of the official corps of the
Grand Lodge, and a special delega
tion from St. Louis, lead by a wealthy
business man of that city, made a
strenuous fight on the Grand Secre
tary, but the "Little Giant " contin
ued to smile ns sweetly as ever and
seemed as cool and undisturbed by
the attack of the opposition as a cu
cumber on ice. A canvass of the dele
gates tonight seems to indicate that
the entire official corps, with Ihe ex
ception of a few minor otlleers, will
lie re-elected, although many candi
dates seem willing to accept places
within the gift of the order. A'. the
afternoon session today it 1 1 appropria
tion of $"00 was passed for (he equip
ment of permanent headquarters for
the Grand Secretary in the 11. -w Odd
Fellows Temple in St. Louis by a
vote that made the opposition Io the
able scribe look like the -fly on the
chariot wheel." A nighl session was
determined upon in order to complete
the business In time to permit Ihe
delegates to enjoy the various social
functions prepared for their enter
tainment by the local committee.
Boonville. Mo., Aug. S, 1'uiT. The
business of the twenty-sixth annual
session of the District Grand lxidge
was concluded lust night In a session
that lasted the greater part of the
night. The place selected for the
next meeting Is St. Joseph, Mo.
Among the most Important measures
adopted at the closing session was
the following resolution, which was
offered by Grand Secretary George E.
Resolution Endorsing the Conatitu
, tional League of Missouri. .
Whereas, It has become evident
that a determined and organized ef-
compllmented thife grand lodge and fort is being made In this state to
bring about the enactment of dis
criminating laws for the puvpos of
segregating and humiliating the citi
zens of Missouri, of African descent;
Whereas, A large body of the rep
resentatives of the Negro race, from
all pans of this state, assembled in
the city or St. Ixwis, July in nnd 11.
lltoT, and then and there organized
what Is known as the Constitutional
League of Missouri, whose avowed
purpose is to use lis influence to op
pose all unjust and discriminating
laws by the stale Legislature; and.
Whereas, It is the purpose of our
great fraternity to promote and en
courage all efforts for the betterment
of mankind and society in general,
and most especially to care for and
In every wise protect the best inter
ests of the members of our noble or
der; there, be It t
Resolved. That .we most sincerely
endorse the action taken at St. Louis
on July 10 and 11. by our brethren
from all parts of the state in the in
terest or good government, by the
organization of the Constitutional
League of Missouri; and he If further
Resolved, That we recommend to
ihe members of our order throughout
the state that they aid and encourage
the efforts of that organisation In the
worthy cause it has undertaken to
promote, by becoming members, by
contributing of our means, or In any
other lawful manner.
The following Grand Lodge officer
were elected for the ensuing year
Grand Master, Edward S. Lewis of
Kansas City; Deputy Grand Master.
Henry C. Bragg. Macon: Grand Sec
retary, George E. Temple, St. Louis
Grand Treasurer. Augustus Turner.
SI. IxjuIs: Grand Director, Waller
Jackson, Poplar Bluffs; Stale Health
Commissioner, Charles F. Crews, St.
IjOIiIk: Endowment Inspector. L. C.
Eduuindsou. Springfield. The follow
ing oflicers were chosen by the Grand
Household: Most Xable Governess,
.Miss Belle Wortham, Kansas City:
Grand Recorder. Miss Viola S. Clnv,
St. Louis: Grand Treasurer. Mi.s
Ella Harris, St. Joseph; Grand Lec
turer. Mrs. Sallle Dupee, .L-ffcrson
City; District Noble Governess, Miss
Maggie L. Garner, St. Louis.
The usual ceremonies of closing
day were augmented by a grand dem
onstration In Ihe form of n street pa
rade. in which Ihe delegates partici
pated, headed by the Sedalia Imss
band, marching through the principal
streets. During the afternoon a pie
n!c. given nl City park, was the seen
of much merriment. There was a
large crowd present, many of whom
came from Ihe neighboring towns on
morning trains. Among the features
of the day's pleasure at the park were
a base ball game between the .Icffer
son City and lioonvllle teams, ami a
programme of utnactlvo games and
out of door sports, including mi old
fashioned country dance. In tin
evening a splendid musical promuu
was remit red by local talent nt H:"
lioonvllle opera house, for the en
tertalnmcnt of the visitors. The pro
grain included an exhibition drill I"
the Kansas City Patrlarchv No. ;t.
commaudi d by Cap. Thomas Katun,
which was one of the most commend
able ft attires of the entertainment
BEAUTY CONTEST IS ON
Everybody who takes the Rising
Son and who wishes to enter some
name or vote for the names which
have already been sent la, cut out
(he coupon in the paper and send
it to 1 4 E. 12th. Yon can vole ,.k
many times as you buy the papers
nnd cut out Ihe coupons.
Let every body take an interest in
llii.t contest. Let the names of
every beautiful or good looking worn
iin be Kent In. If she Is mauled put
ier in tln married column, ami II
she is single put her in the single
ladies column. If you nr not a sub
scriber buy the puper at any one of
Smith's Drug Stores.
THE NAMES OF THE MARRIED
WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN EN
TERED IN THE BEAUTY CON
Alberta Tompkins 1 1
Olivia Page :;s
P. Campbell. . ; ::t
I. Fields -. :!,-,
I. X. Birch ::7
Fannie Morton ::.i
Bertha Kennedy 12
Katie Kennedy 4
L S. Harris :!!i
F. Jackson "7
F. Jackson -. "X
S. .lordon I I
F. J. Peck 41
Lena .lordon 4 1
l.tona Rediiiau .Ml
Laura Johnson ::u
.Minnie Croswaile US
John Lang lit;
Minnie .lames 71
Joule Finiit y at;
L. Moss 34
Dorthy Harrl.t ,V.
W. 11. Hubel Unbind t;o
.1. Francis ;:t,
wina Micklts (12
rankie Givens til'
Arthur I'ullam ii
Toin .MeCampbell -,
James Cowdeu tig
Frank Walker 4.-,
C. Randolph ji 4,s
Maggie Clay m
Harvey Wells 17
B. lit ndt rson 2
E. Martin n
M. Mosley 1:1
F. J. Weaver 4:,
Lt na Brut e ;i
T. C' Chapman
llatlie Attains 4:;
B. C. Miller
A I V i II .lordon ;7
Tom Alnam :;u
Lilly Williams :!s
E. 11 .Ramsey ;-,
.1. E. Pt rry
Clara Walden ;u;
Leutt r Davis ;j
Hi ssic Conway ;ts
May Have Dairy Paper.
Kansas may have an official pap-r
devoid! to the subject of dairying
This Is one of the Innovations pro
posed for adoption by the new state
dairy commissioner, H. C. Kendall
at tho recent meellng of tin state
dairy commission at the office of F
Favors a Crematory.
Dr. Glenn, of lola, does not favot
Ihe purchase of a new site for 11 ceine
tery by tho city. He thlnkB that
Instead of investing money in a ceine
tery that the city had much better
ereet a modern crematory plant and
save the money onuually lost In funer
Almost the Limit.
A New York department store ha
added real estate to its business. It f
next move, the Atchison Globe- thinks,
will be to establish a cemetery In the
THE NAMES OF THE SINGLE LA
DIES WHO HAVE BEEN ENTERED
IN THE CONTEST:
Bessie Palii rson 71;
Eiitina Collins 71
Et.monia llubbrl 7;;
Allitrta lis si,
Emilia Snilili i;-
L11I-1 Graham ;,(,
Maud Old n j 1
Miss Owen 0,
M. Lasporlas .(.-,
A. Davis .(i,
Katie Wright ;i
Ida Godfrey , 41,
ilatid Thornton 47
Ida Sailey is
Ida Foster 4'j
..aomi Flsk 72
Amy Jackson .12
Gertrude Myers 4:1
Vallier Bowman 41
Ethel Jackson 4s
Bessie Whitney 04
N'etli, Allen s
l.eona Parks ;s
Gertrude lloonc j
Gussie Halt l'
i leo. Ilrasslit Id ;,
Th; re was a very swell reception
gl- 11 by Mr. A Fox at hl.t resident e
l:!"ti Highland. Friday. Anuusi ::o
Some of the very hi si pt ople id' tin
city alt tuii il. Kvcr.vhodv bail an en
jovable time. Th.-re was a splendid
programme remit red. The gmsts
were as follows: Mesdatnes .1. Lew
Is. Laura .Smith. Marco R. MeClellan.
Evaleua Baldwin. Jos. Henderson.
Hannibal. Mo.; II. . Fd wards, Eu
genia Mosely, .1. L. Combs, Hurl Hill.
. II. I'lirilt II. M. W. Wilson. Jessie No
vtl. James Gillespie. II. o Cook, .1.
S. Harris, Isaac Christopher, Win.
Bell. Sallie A. Moore. Ai.alla Smith.
W. B. Liincan. .las. Lee. .Misses A.
Bradbury. E. Blackburn. (iainpninn.
III.; C. Carrey, Lincoln. Inst.; Katie
Cnrr. eorgia Owens. Gent ude Sonlon.
Susie Ball. .Mamie Barker. Lt iia Ro
gers, entleinen ami couples. .Mi ssis.
nnd M. silann .1 Ivl. Brown, Jos. I
A.-!.. D. Siimmt is. ti. II. I'mnell. Wm.
Dlt-w. J. I). Bowser, M. L. Crosswait ,
Theo. Clay. J. W. c;,,, '. c s. hallt i
and .Messeis. Edward Dennis, Charles
rani, Ntal McWilliam, Wm. Drew.
Wm. ,1. Thonipklns, M. ., Reuben
Can. A. O. Collin, P. K. Brown. Wm.
Warrielis. S. A. and .Mr .ami .Mrs. .1.
W. Me Daniel. All expressed them
selv s as highly pleased. Rising Son
Mr. Wm. .lames, of K.i's Lvdia. who
was tendered a farewell reception by
his wile last evening, lias gone tm aii
extensive lour of Hie soul heasl . St
Louis. Louisville. Ky , ami .1; stown.
Says Secretary Jumes Wilson, of (he
4eirtmctit of agriculture: ' For years
he department lias 1 11 ilistrllnillng
tainphor tree seed and thousands of
trees are now growing throughout Ihe
Houth ond Pacific const states. Two
years ugo 11 serious effort was niude
to develop the inanufActure of cam
phor from these trees. Satisfactory
esiilts have been secured and a large
manufacturing concern Is now build
ug up a camphor grove of 2,000
cres In Florida, from which It hopes
Xi make camphor. This lli;m uses
nore than fKoo.WM worth of cam
ihor every year."
King Barred from House Debates.
The king of KiikIhihI lubors under
me curious disability. He may not
Istcn to a debute in the house of com
hmis. Admission to the legislative
liauiber, which Is open to his lowli
.st subject, is denied to I Liu Mover-ilto.
TRAVELED TO GOOD TllttE.
Something Really New in the Way of
Those who were the recipients of
Ihe following invitation were excited
almost to the point of spontaneous
combustion berore the night, indicated
on the card arrived.
In spite of the Hepburn bill they
lid not hesitate to accept these
From Now- In Nvr. NVvrr Land
I'.ihh tssiuil 1,1 Mr. unit Mrs. III.111U. to
tl"- i.slil.n.i. 1,1 Mr mil Mrs tiiiinilv-
11 1 "iil en tin- lllli iliiv ef Man-ii
I'lnin S In wiiiil nmriiliiK. I'linsi' 11 1 i .-.i e
In 1 1 it i-1 1 11 u iimI mm'.
Every one entered into (he spirit
of the occasion aud arrived carrying
satchels, suitcases. shawl strapped
bundles and a bird cage or two, not
forgetting band boxes. Linen dusters,
veils ami caps, ulsters and old fash
ioned shawls added to Ihe comical up
pearunee of Ihe guests. They were
met ut the door by the host in u uni
form and currying a lantern.
The walls were completely covered
with timetables and train bulletins,
which showed most of (he (rains
'late." The staircase bore a Ihko
sign marked "baggage," and obliging
purlers" assisted the "travelers" up
stairs. In descending they went lulu the
"den," which had been converted into
a "waiting room" nnd "ticket tdllee "
Here they r Ived "tickets," a dis
linclive kind for men. each marked
Willi the station from which they were
to slart. Passing through a turnstile,
they found (heir station, or tables,
and promptly iiDcr the blast of a
whistle ami the ringing of a bell the
train was off and the gamo was on. In
I 111: ease II was "Cinch."
There were the general luleriuption
of newsboys, candy and popcorn
venders, and n conductor punched the
score All of a sudden the lluhls were
turned out. aud a cry of "robbers,"
' hold up nieu." etc., added to the con
fusion Tltc llghls were turned on. re
Ven I Inn masked men, who In a most
gentlemanly manner proceeded lo rob
Ihe passengers. After Ibis the game
continued, Inil there were pickpockets
In the room who kepi things Kilned
up In a most amusing fashion "Twen
ty minutes'' wH'ie allowed for refresh
ments, which were served In railroad
Prizes were distributed consisting
of a traveling drinking cups, umbrel
la straps, a money bag. snap cuse ami
tooth brush case and a shawl strap.
After this the "unclaimed baggage"
was auctioned off ami caused untold
merriment These articles bad been
arranged by the hostess nnd the wit
of III impany disposed of them In
u sidesplitting manner The pick
pockets were arrested and all "valu
ables" recovered. The souvenirs with
hat boxes, suit cases und miniature
BLIND BOONE CONCERT CO.,
Second Bo,iti95st CJlxxircli.
BLIND BOONE CONCERT CO.,
Second E5jxicit dtaxxr-ola.
Beauty Contest Coupon
I vote for M
as the most beautiful lady of