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SEDALIA, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1903.
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George R. Smith College.
Rev. I. L. Lowe, D. D., Ph. D., President.
Fall term opens Sept. 22, closes
Doc. 1 1. Winter term oPcns Dec.
14, closes I'cd. 19. opnng term
opens Feb. 22, closes APril 28.
Tne purpose of the Golleg is to give a thorough, practical christian
education. It, carca for the health and physical training, provides for
tefined social culture, gives careful attention to morals and manners,
and aims to lesd the sttdent to a personal 'eligious life.
The work of the Cnllcge is divided into six general departtneuts,
I, Primary nnd Grammar Gradea, prviding a thorough drill m
the elementary branches.
II Academy or College Prcparitory, witliCIassical, Scientific, Bib
Jical, English, Normal and Commercial courses.
III Art .Department Drawing. Painting ami Decorative work,
IV Music Department Vocal and Instrumental Music, Theory
an Harmony. ".!
--Vijjjultrlal DepartmentrSewngi MiiijftkinCOcUlns, Do
mcstic liconomy, Ncchanical Arts, Agriculture.
VI College of Liberal Arts Complete elective courses leading to
the several academic degrees. J
Geo, It. Smith Collgo Alumnio
On Thuradny nttornoou April 10 '03,
about 40 Oradunlcs of the) difturoiit tli
partmoHls of G. H. Smith Colloiro met
in tlioColIego Chapel ami orgaiiinod
tin Alumnnl Ansociation. Thu ollicers
for tlio enBulnK year nro via., W. H.
Huston Pr. II. II. Hall A. H. vice,
Jliss Ai'iloiiia Abbott Rue. Miss Barnh
Brown troas. Tlio Assoiation then
pledKod hearty cooporntion with thu
plans to oroot a Jo. 000, Mntiuul Train
iiiK lluildinR this yoar. Tlio foliowitf);
is iv list of some of tho membors with
their rosidonco and occupation subjoiu
Mrs. Gertrude Hawkins Ponn, St. L.
Prof. It. II. Mylos, Principal of tho
Mineral Springs School, Unrdciville, Ln.
Prof. W. ILMilcsPrineipnlGarrisou
School, Henry, Mo.
Miss Francis Crutoliflold, Teacher nt
LnxiiiRton, Mo., Maltabond, JIo.
Midsos Nellie Prthnor and llloiulollo
Kibby, Professional Nurncs, Provident
Hospital, 30 & Dearborn, Sts. Ohicago
Mr. J. A. Lewis pursuing a courso in
Pharmacy, Minneapolis, Minu.
Mr. K. A. Williamson, Pharmacist,
QutcnCity DruK8loro,Spaiugficld, Mo
A. L. Sullivan, Stenographer, Clerk,
W. H. Smith Sous & Co., Wholesale,
Myrtle 11. Craig, Agricultural College
Lysctta P. Johnson, Civil Sorvico,
Danvillo, 111., 1134 N. Wnlnut, St,
B, V. Hatrington, Teacher, La., Mo,
Ardonla Abbott, Teacher, J23 W.
Morgan St., Scdalia, Mo.
Sarah Brown, Toachor, 310 W. Mor
gan St., Sodaliu, Mo.
Miss Jean Cecil Taylor, Teachor,
Missos Leonora C. Dillon, Minniola
Jackson, andMr. W. II. Huston.'rcach
ers Lincoln School Sodella, Mo,
A. II. Gravitt, Toacher, Bralthton
Xliv. B. F. Abbott, Pastor Pitt's
Cbnpel, SpripRfiold, Mo
Kov'.' J. A. Dorsey pursuing a higher
couiso in O. It. Smith College.
W, 13, Keoton taking musical eourso
Tforlh-wdstoru Uuiverslty, Evaneton
Miss Violotto Jackson Vocohst,
Bevound The Madhi.nu Cnown.
Miss Kstcllo Hankins.
Awayboyouud tho madding crowd,
Itoyound all oarthly thuiga,
exquisite music like to dreams
Tho brush of angel wings
Oft' times wo hoar.
Tho glory of a setting suu,
The beauty of a dawn,
Tho mighty anthem of tho spheres,
Toll (lod is near,
Oh, bruised heart, of soulopprosscd,
Oh, spirit sad,' cast down,
Pall not beneath thy ljurileii weight.
Bo worthy thou thu victor's crown,
That you shall wear.
For tho' fruition comes not yot
Our labors hero to bless,
Ho knows, nnd will our deeds repay
And bring us to that promised rust,
Away boyound tho madding crowd,
'Neath tho shadow of the cioss,
Wharo beings e lad in spotless whito
Thu guile of oarth havo lost,
Wo shall bu blest.
Tliero brokou hsartsand blasted hopes
And sighs aud falling toars,
Are known no moro throughout tho
Of novor-onding yoars,
But rest, sweet rest.
J. M. Harris. M, D.
Physician and Surgeon.
n6 V. Main St.,Sedalia, Mo.
Office hours io to 12 a. m., 4 30 to
6 30 p, m.
Rosidonco, 230, W. Morgan St
Geo. R, Smith College attained
nnnthcr of its ambitions this scho
lastic year, viz,, the graduating and
confersng the Bachelor's Degree
upon twg full-flegcd Collegians, in
the parsons of B. H, Ball, A, B
Wentzville, Mo., P,
B , Sedalia, Mo
These are the first,
T, Bowles, A,
but others are
on and inauguralcd victoriously one of
thograndestof indnstrial revolutions.
Tho triumphotstoum locomotion was
assured, mid the diitaut places of tho
earth wcro bound together by anew
and nloser llo thatlthoy hadknown be-
foro, CommoMial lntorcourso was now
fully emancipated from thu rojtrnlnts
whloh wero laid upon it by insufficient
moans of transport. At once the causes
of separation wero removed. Men of
dlfforcnt towns and of dilforont coun
tries woro permitted freely to moot to
learn how little thcro was on thu other
side to hnto, and how much tliero was
to lovo, Aud yet fvhilo those first trains
used In 1830 woro'ngrcat improvement
over tho oldstago coach, still they woro
far from perfection, nnd did not admit
of comparison with modern accommo
dation. Tho train consisted Mmplyof a
constructed cngino nnd suvcral rough
built cars. Hut those havo bcou con
stantly under improvement until rnil
oad sorvico has reacho its prcsout
standing. The diffutont railway com-
iwnios havo been vying witheaeh other
as to which should give the bust pas
senger service, lutlieeontest therohavo
been invented sleeping cars, fine day
coachos.'ilinlnKCars, reelingchair eavs,
in fact, somo of tho modern trainr used
ou the trnnk linos of tho day arc varit
ablu hotels ou wbeels. The highest
speed which it was possible to roaeh by
tlio first trains was not ruoro than lUor
15 milos tin hour. But now by tho uso
of heavy steel rt.il, stouc bnllant, aud
engines of modern construction, our
fast trains mak from 1.1 to CO miles
per hour, nnd yet run steadily that it
is possible for a person to read and .to
write in legible haiulwiiting.
It Mr. Stephoiison could sco n mod
em pacifio express train at full speed
consisting of n dozen cars drawn by
Homo of tho most powerful locomotive
engines 111 tho world, he hardly could
rcalio it was tho culmination tho work
he begun by.hlstjnwn hand. But 11 still
moro wonderful' mastery over the "se
crets of nature was now to crown the
patient researches of scienoc, nnd yet
moro closely unite the scattered fami
lies of men. It was found that the same
inystctious und fttTfiJllr,Tllffi'D! which
tlashos out of the heavens iu storm was
ready to travels contineutnnd sea with
tho speed of thought, bearing tho mes
sages which men desired to convoy to
oachother. After many expsriments
with constantly growing success aline
of telegraph was established and used
for tho transmission of railway sigunls.
A littlo later the telegraph was taught
to print tlio messogos which it bore.
Tho uso of this maivolous invention
spread with grer-t rapidity, until final
ly through thu ingenuity o Cyrus W.
Field an electric pathway wasstreched
in tho depths of tho ntlantio uniting
Europe with America, hro long all civ
Hired uations wero thus connected.
Across all lauds and seas tho mystcri
ous agency whloh man had subjugated
obediently carried his commands.
A short tiuio since it was thought this
invention was final. That in transmis
sion of thought tho human mind had
reached tho limits of progress. But
now behold Marconi has demonstrated
that mossuges may boscntinaiiydirec-
tion without the uso of a wiro.
One of tho most remarkable and most
useful applications of electricity is the
telephone, by which audiblo couvursa
tlon can bo carried onbutweoii persons
many miles apart, Another instance of
tho marvels of scionco ministering to
tho common wants of man is that of thu
olectrlc light. A singlo fllectvio lamp
shines v.'tli the strength otonehundred
of tho most powerful gas jets, and with
a puro whto Isjrbt like that of tho sun
Already it has been adopted in ruil
way stations, in shops, in houses, in
light houses, in coal mines, and In tho
streets of largo cities. By its uso buihl
ing operations aro carried on by night
as woll as by day. hlectneily Is now
Isrgely used as tho motivo powerof en
glnes in placo of steam.
Tho union of distant locaitties by rail
way and telegraph quickened the inter
est which men felt in tho concerns of
enchother, and wakened nu incessant
thirs. for news. Tho weekly journals
which had hitherto satisfied thu dlsires
of tho limited who cared to read them,
woro now utterly Insufficient. It became
nocossary that the daily history' should
bo compiled in such hasty mannor at
might be possible, and printed every
morning in (lie news papers. It was
to be con.)
Pharoah Thomas Bow!
Class 03, of G, R. S.
THU VICTORY OP PEACE.
"Pcaco hath her victories, no less re
nowncd than war." Tho policy ot war
js as old 11s tho world. Every sincu
man's expulsion from the garden of
lideu, and a cherubic guard was plac
ed ot the eastern 'gato, with (laming
sword, to slay tho footsteps of Intrud
ers, weapons of somo kind havu from
time to time clashed in deadly conflict
Lvery.ii'ition has had its wars, to whose
victories it may point with pride; its
counucring rhieftnins who havo added
many pnges of tears and blood to tho
world's history. Greccolnvesto rccoun
tbo daring deeds and gallout bravery of
Miltiadns nt Marathon. TheKoman cit
i.oii delights to narrate thu story of
Ciesar and his gallic wars. T ic heart o
tho'Frenchmatf throb's with quickened
puisntious at the mention of tlio Great
Napoleon's nauio.Tho history of Swlt
zerlaud, simple and beautiful as it is
would bn "found wanting'' without an
nccouu' r' i-tiohl Vow Wickelred,who
at tlio battloof bumprnch, throw nnAu
phlnux into disorder, thou allow ed his
comrades to pass over his mangled body
to victory and to liberty. Omit tho vic
tories of Nelson at Trafalgar, andWul
lingtou nt Waterloo, and the history of
huglond would bo thu history of a diff
ernt country. But, whatuvor may hnv
been the achievements ot war; whatev
er changes may havo resulted decisive
battles of the world, yot tho victorios of
peace liavo exerted a wider influenco
upon civilization, aud Uavo been far
more beneficout to mankind. Victories
of peace, as hero used, means tho a
cheivemeuts of scionco aud invention,
gained in times of peace, or at least
through peaceful methods. Among tho
many other occupations which havo
boen advanced through tho avenues of
invention, commerce and navigation 00
eupy no trivial placo or rank. Tho ap
plication of utonm to navigation gave
to commerce a now stimulus. In thoso
times when sail vessels wore in use, and
before tho.'compass, nstrolabo and oth
er instruments of navigation wero in
vented, an uufiivorablo wind might
tnlto n veel many mile otf its course,
aud it was with fireat difficulty that
the sailors could tell in what direction,
or in what lai'itndo they wero sailing.
But since tho application of steam, mo
tivo power, nnd tho invention of fino
instruments of navigation, not only is
it possible to tell iu what direction 11
vessel is sailing, hut tho exact latitude
may bo rekoued nnd recorded. Indeed
n vessel crosses tho ocean with such lit
tlo variation from hor couwo, that di
rect lines have been established and
named. Long nftersteam had become
a motivo power by river and sua, tho
land communications of nllthocouutries
were maintained by the agency of tho
horse. Tho mall coach, which nt its butt
could not traverse more tha two hun
dred miles in twenty-four hours, laid a
powerful restraint upon that free, per
sonal iutercouiso which is so essential
in tho conduct of business lutorpriso.
Moro easy nud speedy trausport of men
was demanded, nnd thosteam-engino
was tho agency by which it was to be
supplied, Many effortsito supply steam
locomotion were partialvHuecnsful, cul
minating nt length In the final triumph
of Goo. Stevecion, Thfi'cugin construo
cd solved all doubts, silenced all object.
Advice to American Youth.;,
Hoforo I discuss oonortunitv. lit mit
defino tho term. Opportunity means a
fit, or convenient time, a time f rvohOiIa
for tho purpose, suitable thmi combined
with other favorable
Hence ovoryonowho enlovoshonlthof
body and" mind has an opportunity to
do something that will ' or may bring
pleasure and happiness to themselves,
ami happincn and pleasuro to others,
und by tho deligont application of tho
many opportunity that prosont them
selves to thu sous and daughters of men
cacli may mako thorn n namo that will
bo worthy to bo haudoJ down lo tlio
Ihcio uover wns a brighter day for
the Negro rinco ho landed on tho shores
ot America thauyow. While ho has op -
posers tlio grcatod opposition ho has Is
himself. Tho wiud n.id tho waves aro
conspiring to help him in tlio race, and
it howillonly keep lus eyes open tosoo,
his oars open lo hear, and his hoattcpen
to receive, ho will discover that this js
his brightest day ot opportunity. Op
pression can novor crush that raco that
Is dtteriuined to stand on its feet, nnd.
keep its head abovo the waves. Tho
world is putting a price on men nnd wo
men of ability regardhss of tho textnro
of thu skin.
It is not n question of color, buta ques
tion of ability. A question of fitness to
mcot th demands of a progress! voago.
It Is an ageotthpsiirvivalof thofite(,
only thoso Who make uso of their op
pot (unities, can liopo to accomplish anv
thing In this busy and business ago
"Opportunity lias hair iu front," snys
n Latin author, 'behind idio is bald, if
you scue"her by the forelock, you maj.
hold hor, but if suffered to osunpo, not
Jupiter himself can iter again.' School
facilities woro novor hotter for boys
nud girls, for young mon and womeu
than they aro at this day. And yet 1 11111
Borry to say that many of thorn living;
under tho very shadow of scLiooIIiousom
and colleges nro groping In tho dark
ness ot ignornuco aud unnecessary in
dolence. That class is going wound nsk
iug this question. If 1 educnto myself
what can I do with it? T!"ro aro moro
cducai'd Negroes now than can find.
some place to uso it. But I deny tha
charge. What is M.C.H. Masou doing
with his education I What Is Booker T.
Washington doing with hisf What is
Paul Laurence Dunbar doing witht hist
And thousands of others to numerous
to mention. Thuy aro the stauijiug. ad
vertisements of thu posslbilijtosjof tlio
race if it will strive to climb.'Thif boso
nnd thu sides of tho mountain may bo
crowded, but ho who will push his way
through llio.orpwd will find room nt
thu top. Up th'on young men, up, lot
the loses that you havo incurod be U10
mirror that not only ruriecls'the mom
ents, lost in idlonl-ss, but inayyou bo
aroused from joiijlelhargyto say.wilh
otioy remaining strength l will bo a
man. With this resolvo to live, that
when the summons comes to join that
innumerable caravan, that moves to
that mystcriouj5ii1r,j whoro each shall
take his eliaiuodFlltho.sltent hnils.ot
death, "thou go iioniko' the quarry
slave at night, icourgod lohisduugcon,
but, sustained and soothed by nn un
faltering trust, approach thy grave,
liko ouo who wraps tho drapery of bis
couch about him, and lios down to