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THE NEGRO CITIZENS MUST 1 KE MORE INTEREST IN THEIR JOURNAL
II Pays to Advertise In the Rising Son for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People than any othct Paper In the State.
. ,.,-, A CHANCE IN THE BEAUTY CON-
' Rocnuse of thi fart that the noauty
VtU" Contest Is Hearing the end, we have
arranged u special way whereby Indies
Nvv'ia nmy k Placed 1Q the contest. Wc
VtV? have been empowered by tho com
'f?i,M niittee to place the nnme of any beau
4 tiful lady In the content to the amount
'4'w of flfty vote9, Ll t everybody take
an interest in the contest to the ex
tent of sending a la. He's iam In.
Anyone desirous of entering the con
tent can enter with a start of fifty
votes. Coupons can be bought at
V Smiths two drug stores, and Mccamp-
, .'.5 bell's and Huston's drug store. Frizes
-; will be on exhibition bogiiilng about
" the 1st of the month. To the most
l.j beautiful married lady a Punch Howl
'..jf Set: to the most beautiful single lady
.''.? a Silver Manicuring Set. Thuse prizes
are worth striving for, any person,
'V therefore, desirous of enterinK some
. V beautiful lady, please send in her
. , ' name with a year's subscription and
', j' we will give fifty votes to everyone
" i of our subscribers who pays a year's
subscription in advance. Let every
name be sent In and everybody be
' ready to come out to Convention Hail
The names of the married women
;. v who have been entered in the Beauty
i .Tnhn I.nn -
. T. C. Chapman
Minnie Jame . ..44"
Minnie C'rosswaite 427
i. V. II. Hubbell 4:il
. Frankie Givens 4.M
''.'', Anna Mickles 425
.!.", J. X. Wren 42$
.'.Josephine Finney 423
1 . "i Itessie Conway 419
Alberta Thompkins 4:53
. Leona Redmon 415
F. J. Peck 3!i
' Lena Jordon 440
' Katie T. Campbell 401
. , i F. J. Weaver 413
..... 'Sallie Hooker 403
' . v Harvey Wells 40u
'., P. Campbell 3S!
Rcrtie Wheeler Kennedy 39.1
. ; Frank Walker 417
Yi-Sg Martha Mosely 3.11
'j'' Hattle Adams 427
. ' Mllle Williams nil.",
j"'Vj E. H. Ramsey ?M
."V it. C. Miller 351
Vr'f Rertie Kennedy 373
. Arthur Pullam 411
i, llezikiah Wnlden 371
.. 'I Lena Bruce .' 3!-
Itessie Abrams 3'7
Annals (iarrett 37S
j$, Allie Carpenter 270
K. Martin 32
V, Olivia Page 32r.
Fannie Morton 33!
,;: Pearl Riley 327
.lohn Rone 323
i! J. S. Harris 2'.id
' Mattie Johnson Clayton 434
Alvin Jonlon 311
James Hill 3K.
Lester Davis 304
,.s Phidella Mitchell 3!7
.; Hurt I fill 323
Ida Fields 2!'S
If Pearl Webster 2U
't Francis Jackson 23S
'; Katie Kennedy 3'.(0
Lena Johnson lfil
Lilly Pavlngton 2fi
Fannie Moss 23.
H. H. Francis 27
U C. Randolj.h (Kans.) 2!'3
II. Henderson 2M
V' Luella Reeves 27S
KANSAS CITY, MO.. SATUIiDAV, OCT. 2li,
11. O. Taylor
.1. K. I'ery
C. W. K. Love
Mine. 1. Vincent. . .
Jaini-s Carpenter. . .
Heiijaniin Harden. .
THE NAMES OF THE
DIES WHO HAVE BEEN
IN THE CONTEST:
Kmina Collins ,
Naomi Fiske. V
Hessie Patterson ,
Cleo Hrassfield ,
r, . .. . . .
Maynie 1 Morris
Ella Jaques. . . ,
1 s I
. . .2S3
. . .3ir3
... 1 V.I
. . .207
. . .225
WHY A DIRTY FIGHT ON THE NE
H s-cms that the supporters of the
vnnuMs Nij-.rn candidates on bothi
sides are throwing mud. This should
not have ever been entered into so
long as the Negro physicians who gets
it shall be expeet d to represent us In
thai, capacity as assistant city physi
cian, the two leading candidates for
tin- position. Dr. J. . Dibble and Dr.
,1. E. Perry, stand so high in the com
munity that it doesn't look well for
the supporters of either side to be
throwing mud at the other candidates.
The job only pays $50.00 per month
which is not enough money to kill
either mail's busim ss by the dirty
fiuht. which has been raping. Dr. Per
ry, one of the leading candidates, has
a very good practice In this city, In
fact his practice is so large that it
wouldn't warrant iiim In having the
other faction to make a ti-!it on him
that would Injure' his business. In
fact we think that he has goten out
of the race for he doesn't care for all
this fighting, and furthermore we do
not think he is a party to tho dirty
fight that Is being carried on against
the other ca- idate and again we do
not believe tl t Dr. Dibble is In favor
of those dirty charges which are going
to be filed against Dr. Perry. Let thp
tvo men fight on their merits and let
their friends support them and then
t.ee who will get. tin; ikiir.In.i!! v.
Merit wins and party-regularity
counts. The Son will investigate the
mntter and go to the bottom of the
charges, and furthermore we will sup
port the man whom we believe Is be
ing Imposed upon. We believe that
the mayor of the city will believe in
a small measure what we have to say.
Let the fight go on. Watch our next
Hy men who have attended the Mis
souri State convention in the past, say
that the 31st annual convention held
nt Fulton Oct. 10-13. the most success
ful in the state's history. Seven of
the two hundred or more delegates
were colored, renr 'senting the schools
of Sedalia anil Jefferson City, and the
city associations of Kansas City and
St. Louis. Among the Interesting.
j helpful and Inspiring conditions noted
j by tho delecat.es, was the progress! vo-
liess and culture of the colored people
Beauty Contest Coupon
I vote for M.
as the most beautiful lady of
NEGRO ROWDYISM ON STREET
The other evening it seems from the
facts and testimonies that a gang of
Negroes beat up a conductor on an
Argentine car. This is sadly to be
deplored, such an outrageous hap
pening. It seems tout the conductor
spoke to those Negroes ubout being
quiet and it was resented. The Ris
ing Son backed by the good Negroes
of this community are against, such
felonious assault and we believe they
should be punished. President Colli
gan is very strict on the niotorineii
and conductors on the companies cars
and he says "any incivility to the pas
sengers mi the part, of the conductors
or other employes t hould be reported
directly to him and the matter shall Im
..The Proprcssive Whist Club had Its
first, meeting at the homo of Dr. L. .1
II. illy last Tuesday evening, October
2'.'!id for organization. Prof (irisliaui.
chairman of the executive committee,
Win. T. Washington, secretary. The
executive committee consists of tin
following gentlemen: Dr. L. J. Holly
Tin odore Clay. Prof. W. E. Gi illln.
Prof. W. II. Dawley. Prof. J. P.rowm
They had a very enjoyable evening
Invitations were sent out to the fol
lowing gentlemen to become mem
hers of the club: Professor T. It.
Stewart. W. E. Grillin. 1. M. llorion
W. Yates. W. H. Dawley Evans
R. W. Foster. Jesse Tyler, J. Hrowm
Clarke, .1. H. Ilerriford. Drs. Win. .1
Thompkins. Carrion. Shannon, Lane
bright. Dibble. Hitch. Ramsey, perry.
Hunch, Chapman. Laeis Houston
Calloway Knox. Esquires Arthur
Pullam, I.o.eiizo, D. Dines. Timothy
t'oopir, Theodore Clay. Ed. Watts. (!
W. K. i.ovo, Wnlis Moseley, Fruit
Simpson ami Geo. Teeters. The next
meeting will be held a week from the
21th. Notices will be sent, out giving
lime and place. The object of the
Club is to promote scientific whlsi
plating and build up social felieity, to
teach and learn the game.
LINCOLN IN37ITUTE NOTES.
It i- therefore not strange that
youMv men and women ciine here
fr'.nn a:l parts of tin' country, as Mi s
Lena 'Pipkins, gradual" i f the llili
school of 1 iiej onne, W ; 0111 i n .'. ; the
MioS' s Thompson of Rochester, Ni w
York, daughters of Mr. Thoinp.ii. the
writei. William Ganvu of M ibii'i.
Tie 11, again, the wide ran-e of t. r
r'tory throughout which the senior
Normal diploma, a life ci ttiiVat is
taken in lieu of teachers' eaaii',.i
tlns. as Missouri, Oklalu ma. parts el
Kans.i-i. Illinois and Iowa. In all of
which localities teachers salaries are
ei client, constitutes nnotlu r lin en
tlo to cause the thinking pari nt to
select Lincoln Institute as the plac
III which to secure an education.
The Athletic Association nmhr the
v jry e'lllrieiit training of Manager
West, Is preparing for the annu il vi
to'ies on Hie grid-Iron. Itl Athletics
the institution takes 1 rout rank; and
In fact, can claim the championship
fe,1, foot ball among schools for the
Thriving Y. M. C. A. and V. W. C.
A. organizations 1 xlsl and cxeri a
very beneficial influence upon the life
o the school. Delegates are sent to
the State Conventions and the visits
of the State and National secretaries
are luokel forward to with Interest
THE MASONIC SCHOOL.
Hotter known as the Crust men Club
meets every Sunday afternoon at Ma
sonic Temple, 1 st h and Woodland,
2:30 to 4:30. F. Franklain Craig hold
Ing the rod as chief explainer. All
Master Masons invited.
PRAISE FOR THE SUBSCRIBERS.
We wish to thank our subscribers
for the punctual paving of their sub
scriptions. We are not having any
trouble at all with our subscribers
paying their subscriptions and we
think it should be noticed Everyone
is trying to see who is pa.' ing up the
GRAND OPENING SMITH'S NEW
Monday evening from S In 11:30 p
111. there will be an opening nt Smith'!;
Drug Store, 1 st h and Tracy. At this
nine the horse and buggy will be ral
lied off. Everybody having ebaiues
be present. Everv body is invited.
WE TAKE THIS OCCASION TO
THANK OUR COLORED ADVERTIS
f R3 FOR THE SPLENDID PATRON
AGE THEY ARE GIVING OUR PA
PER. THEY REALIZE THAT AD
VERTISING IS THE SECRET OF
BUSINESS SUCCESS AND AN AD IN
THIS PAPER GOES A LONG WAY
TOWARJS BUILDING UP THEIR
DR. E. A. WALKER, AT 1419 E.
18TH HAS A NEW ADDITION TO
HIS OFFICE AS STENOGRAPHER
IN THE l-ERSO.. OF MISS INEZ
PAGE OF THE KANSAS STATE
NORMAL. MISS PAGE ALSO DOES
OUTSIDE WORK IN THIS LINE.
ANYONE DESIRING SERVICES IN
THE CAPACITY OF STENOCRAPHY
MAY SEE HER AT DR. E. A. WALK
ER'S, 1419 E. 18TH STREET.
Little Charlie HUkox Jr. son of Mr.
anil Mrs. Hickox. 713 Wyandotte St..
Kansas City, Mo. died Oct. 12, 1'."i7.
age 12 years, ll mo.it lis and 4 das. He
was born In California. Moniteau Co..
Mo. The funeral services was con
ducted at tin' residence by Rev. Ru
Prof. A. L. Wright and Miss Joe
I'.. ihel Craig were nimd tocether in
ll.ily wedlock "HI ilinisd.iv eve. 1 T t f I
in.-t. lit Vino street Itaptist church.
Rev. T. II. Ewitu: performed the cere
mony. It was a very elaliorate aff lir
Miss Anna Cubs was ihe bride's maid
while Mr. .lames pnrd looked after
i-rooni. The Pride and groom were
eolivovcil in the church In an automo
bile, and the wedding inarch was be
gun promptly at :H". Musi'1 fund-lied
by the choir
The Pocption was hel l at 2.i''
Prof. Wright has returned to the
Territory in resume his duties as
teacher while bis Wile Is a II e 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 '
the 'Western liilveisity at (J iindam.
Mr. Eugene V.iughan has been so
busy In the Kansas I'itv, Mo. District
that he lias liol been aide lo rcich the
Kansas 'it . Kan., as et
THE NEGRO IN POLITICS.
A GRAPHIC POLITICAL HISTORY
OF THE NEGRO IN THE'. LNlTrD
STATES HAS CEEN PRCSCNTtD
IN AN ENGRAVING JUST ISSl.'F.D.
ENTITLED. COLORED CCNCR."SS
MEN. A L A B A V SENT TIIKIE
COLORED MEN TO CONGRESS.
FLORIDA SH NT ONE. (.EORGI
CNE, rississirpi sent two to
THE SENATE AND 0C TO THE:
HOUSE OF REPRESENT ATI VCS,
LOUISIANA AND VIRGINIA SENT
ONE EACH, NORTH CAROLINA
SENT FOUR AN D SOUTH CARO
LINA HEADS THE LIST DY SEND
ING EIGHT. THIS ENGRAVING
CONTAINS EXCELLENT PGR
TRAITS OF THESE TWENTY-TWO
REPRESENTATIVES OF THE RACE.
THE DATE OF THEIR SERVICE
AND THE CONGRESSLS IN WHICH
THEY SERVED. IT 13 SOLD HY
THE COLORED AMERICAN NOVEL
TY COMPANY OF WASHINGTON.
D. C, AND IS NOT ONIY UNIQUE
AND ATTRACTIVE IN APPEAR
ANCE, EUT SHOWS GRAPHICALLY
THE POLITICAL STATUS OF THE
Mrs. F. M. Johnson, P'.nil Highland
avenue, who is the greatest Magnetic
lleah r of our race, lias been doing f
feclive work in the city in Ibis line of
healing. She was born in Simpson
county, Mil, "ISC, I . taught school In the
same count y. She first discovered h."-
power of healing while attending pun
lie schools; she list d to heal the little
children from tim to time when tin'
became III in school. Later she gave
her services to the public; she has
been able to cure cases which physi
cians had given up because they did
not understand tin: situation. She has
been abb' to raise the patients niid
similar cases on different aslons.
She can heal all ruses of
Nervous Debility. Pln umat ism and the
most rigid coniplaiids. She would I"'
pleased for cver bo.lv In give her a
call at her resilience. I ::nr. Highland.
THE TAYLOR STUDIO
CORNER ELEVENTH AND CHAR
LOTTE, NOW OPEN. PHOTOS AT
POPULAR PRICES. WE SOLICIT
YOUR PATRONAGE. GIVE US A
TRIAL. WE GUARANTEE SATIS
MISS TAYLOR HAS WITH HER
MR. H. SANCHES. A MEXICAN
PHOTOGRAPHER, WHO STUDIED
IN EUROPE THE NEW AND A R
TISTIC PROCESSES OF THE PHO
TOGRAPHIC ART. HAVING HAD
EXPERIENCE IN SPAIN. MEXICO
AND THE UNITED STATES.
KANSAS CITY. KANSAS
"More men are i . i : I . gient . tnd
than b nature." ( ii-ero.
Mrs. M. Million died Sun-lav v 1 1
ing at In r home on New Jerscv awn
ue. Sh" leaves a husband, son. and a
host of friends to mourn In r lor:.. Sin
has lor nianv yean I u a member of
tin' .Metropolitan I'apllst church.
Mrs. Anna Sli -s and two nieces will
leave for Chicago in a few days owing
lo illness of Jut sister.
Rev. Howeii. pa-lor of tin' Fir I Pap
lisl church, has n tin ned homo from a
diighMiil vacation In the East.
Mrs. Elti" ;rant spent Suiid.iv In
I.ca ouw oi l b, the guest of M iss.' s Jan
I nary and William .
M i--. Moscicy ha ; gone to I, or hom
J in A i ii i - hi . Kansas.
Rev. A. K. WM.-on. pa -tor of the Me
j trnpolitaii church, lem.iii.od in Suielav
i alt r attending t In- rouveiiPon.
.i.ii.iH nT...v....,;.. s - ,.
' ' )
! -Il l -
3 ' jr '
Mis. Mattie Clayton .lolncm. one
of tin' married hnlies in 1 1 1 I'.'-auu
contest. Mrs. .hih'ison is running
high ami will probably had ut
PICTURES OF THE LADIES IN THE
Rcgluiitng with a later edition c
iTli.. Son. the paper will print tin- i
l i ni' io'si ten ia. in s in
married ami s gle list In the beauty
contest. The contest will terminate
some time In October. Tin' single
hnly winning the first pli-o will re
ceive a pure sllvr nianlcut Jug set.
and the married holy will receive a
handsome punch bowl sot. Papers
from which the coupons can be so
cured will bo on sale at Smith's three
drug stores, 1331 East Eighteenth
sii I. .so.") Independence avenue and
1 :: I East Eighteenth .and McCanip
bell Houston's drug .'.tore. Twenty
third and Nine.
PROF. GEO. M. JACK SON AND
HIS FAMOUS r.IRD REGIMENT
BAND. OF TOPE K A, KANSAS. HAS
13EEN SECURED FOR CONVENTION
HAIL AT THE ODD FELLOWS
THIRD ANNUAL DEMONSTRATION.
AT THIS TIME THE I1EAUTY CON
TEST WILL P.E DECIDED. THE
MOST UEAUTIFUL LADY WILL
HAVE THE HONOR OF LEADING
THE GRAND MARCH AND BESIDES
THE PRI7E SHE WILL, ti ET, SHE
WILL RECEIVE A HANDSOME
COPIES OF THE RISING SON
CAN BE HAD AT SMITH'S THREE
DRUG STORES. 805 I N DEPEND
ENCE AVE., flOH E. U'th ST. AND
1307 E. 18th ST.
P.-v Jones, fonmriv pa tor of tla
M. l hodh t church, I ak'a..l. '.liba lea.
j is cvpeeted to be at h po.-l of .lut '
Sunday at tin- A. ,M Iv clii.nii, -in aiai
Mr. Crisp Allien .' and Mrs Mag-ci.-
l-'osti r were mart ied at In r boiue
Urd and IMgorton.
CRAWFORD'S DRUG STORE.
THE STOKE WHERE tVERY
ONE GETS A SQUARE DEAL TELE
PHONE BUSINESS ESPECIALLY
SOLICTED. CALL US UP OVER
OUR PHONES: HOME ?0?7 MAIN,
BELL 07') EAST. LOCATION Pith &
VINE. ALL THE PATENT MEDI
CINES ON SALE. BLOOD MEDI
CINE ESPECIALLY PREPARED
FOR ALL KINDS OF DISEASES.
ALL KINDS OF PRESCRIPTIONS,
IN FACT, EVERYTHING THE PEO
PLE COULD GET AT ANY OTHER
Air in:.' ib ti tag C..iii.ons for the
I :. a ni v I oldest i an write for same i-i
ll I ) PMh St , all'l elie'ose p lee for
iinoiint i I con ; oi , waao d
i lie it l.no. ii to all i oa. . in. d Ht.it
I le v. .1. I ;. iJob.-r; , ! . le. I ill all . v. ,i
' i i.hiii'i t - :i a the Re I I 'n i I in '
m at i 'o A i. v and a i tics w i
w 1 diii I ina have .b alt w .' h in I ae
pa.t. in " oi'iiict ion wita the I;..! I'iid
ln i t n ii tit Co., Wiil please call at mi.')
j Independence avenue. K:ui:-a. City,
.'do, to adjust a. I una.! iu..'", malt' r--.
Very l'. ! poi t fully y ours.
I I.. S. Wil.-oli.
! tienera! Agent.
If vou want uny b'tt'is wiilt.ii or;
s.enographv work done of any kind " ,1""!' ' -
," r.ad the ad of Miss Mab. l tures which will appear ... the .,. xt
week s issue.
Vai.ghan In The Rising Ron.