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mmr i VOL. i. SEDALIA, MISSOURI. SATURDAY. MAY ai. xooi. Svta
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- id&Alftw- In st Louis Welcome Address
p' ,V-'- Oo Dodlcatlon Day. To'tho Mo., M. E. Conference.
S4 fci y , HV SHKI.TON FKKNCII.
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Thoi(e wlm wri-o nt'Iortleil the plcimire
ot bemK in I his jjte.it cllj' during the re
cent tiHRnlfjfent military demonstration
l lh ldV(tiory- osorciRc e .he comi";
world's fair can nsvrr forget Imuran Jeur
And one will probably never ngain have
an opportunity ot seeing at one time no
many dignitaries and hUb officals; gov
ernor of ulnlcs, nil In one teeming end
less line ol marcli,headed by our i'reel--'ent,
Tbeo. Jioosevelt, Again one could
hardly expect to witness uch a multitude
of people ni that which filled every avail
able bit of space along the route Unversed
Thore must have been at least 15,000 peo
ple who, despite of the extreme coolnets
of the day, stood and watched the pro
cession pass. Ko ctaubt it thrilled the
heart ot every true American citizen, and
especially the Ncgro.to see him who not
only said but demonstrated the fact that bo
"will not close the door of hope'' ac
knowledging with graceful bows the Ire
mrndous and hearty cheers that were giv
en as he passed the thousands and thou
sands of patriotic people on bis way to de
liver the formal dedicatory speech in Lib
eral Arts Building, at the fair grounds,
where the official count showed that more
than 10 j, 000 were present. To see this
i-rand military pigoant, many perched
thcmclvo on telegraph poles. others be
coming desperate in their etlort to have a
clear view, performed the feat ofsuspen
ding tbenselves comfortably over the cen
ter of the itreet on the telegrnpb wires
liut in all this great, gorgeous parabe It is
regretted .o say the negro was conspicuous
by I'.'s absence, even the President's trust
ej valet had by some means got left In K,
C The day set apart for Si. Louis to im
tresson its visitors what she is, and what
hejs going to do, was a auccesstul one
iricvery'p'artlcnlar, Kspecial notice -reus t
have been given by all who witnessed the
civic parade in that it wain true demon
titration of tno energetic St. Louis cltiren
"I'retly" and "beautiful" are words
which go well to describe it. Standing at
one place, at the beginning of this pa
rade, with bodies and companies of men,
marchini! with no less than u or 15 a
breast, likewise bands ol music, carriages
floats, and the numerous different vihicles
of the city proper, three and four togeth
er, still It required 1 hrs. and ao min, to
pass. In this parade, far up to the front,
wero veterans of. the Spanish Amuti
ciui war, and in that colmnu several of
our colored men created favorb'lo com.
went by their soldierly bearing, and
altho uot clad in perfcct-fit.'iue;, uoatu
inform, still they wero there, and re
minded you porhnps of Washington's
ragged, buro nud footsore, but never
tholes loyal Auiericnn soldiors.
Not far in tho rear of thosoeatuelho
1'. U. department, whoso ranks wore f ul
ly represented by men of color, and it
js 11 pleasure to say that they woro uot
t all confined to tho rear of that ptirt
of tho procosslou. All looked exceed
ingly well, nud with one ot their num
ber at tho head on horseback, all wero
.oemiugly in place without any prefer
ence or care. Tho P.O. and policel do-
jiartmuntsof St. Louis appeared as two
young armies, to say nothiugof thu niu.
iiy others, such as tho street aleanlng
smvnr. and water, departments.
Conspicuuos also was the Negro by his
.'ibsonce tu tho police and tiro uopart'
ineuts, becanso of his numerical power
and brain, and tho greatness oE the ci
tv of St.Louis. Womust takeitforgran
ted that all in nil, -during the-noccasions
ho was pretty vroll represented in in
stncos which nro made mention of, bo
sides mauy coachmen, footmen, a drum
corns, a band -which in nppeuruuoe and
iuuhIo carried tho memory directly back
dear old Sodalia, with thoughts of hn.
olish. "yallor" Carter, and otharsof
Mr nnlnbrnted musicians. So it isthat 1
. Lopo to speak well, and mypaise of all
J, J. llollins.
If you wish to beautify, stralgh
ton. and promote the growth
o the hair try Mrs. Jackson's
MAGIC HAIR ELEXIR,
It wlll do it. Address,
(Con, from last week)
Today 54 tho brightest and best day
the world evorsaw. The gospel of peace
U preached in every land and in every
clime; in far off China, ud the !;.-.::!:: of
the Gnngcs, in tho fastness of the Ama
zon, by thewfttnr of Japan, and in tho
jungles of darkest Africa.
Tin church is aggressive nnd uncom
promising, tho volco of some one crying
in tlio wilderness, and like the giant oaks
and towering mountains, it ever points
men upward, onward, licavenwnrd,-the
inspirer of human cndeavoranilthe mor
al uplift of human life.
Through tho teachings of the church
tho wlordis comprehending the sacred
ness of liumnn life, swords are being
turned into pruning hooks, and nations
aro arbitrating their differences.
Uecause of the ministry human slav-
ory isa thing of the past, churches and
schools adorn every hill and beautify
every vale, despotism iscrutnbling, an,,
the doctrine of the equality of tuon is
becoming more nud more universal.
Come my brother, draw near, let us
reason together. You represent tho
preacher who stands between sin and
folly on tho one hand, ami wisdom and
righteousness ou the other; I, the teach
er who stands between ignorance on the
one hand, and culture on the other. Our
callings are different, but noble ; our mis
sions, identical. Hnving common aims,
wo join hands in united eflcrts.
Wamust not faltor nor look back. We
audovor-comc thoobstaelesthat impede
Our race is to day being beld ,up '.o
public ridicule, under-goiug tho sover
est criticism, nnd passing through the
fiery crueibla oEprocri'ition,-the result
of radical predjudice.
We have suffered greater wrongs, en
dured greater rtlTDctious. May we not
with complacency bear tip under thesef
God wants to draw us closer to him in
order that wo may servo him in the
boautyof holiness, thus, living bettor,
purer, nob'or and more useful lives.
This sickness is uot unto death. These
lighter afflictions are but for a season,
'Whom the Lord loveth ho nhastisoih."
Wcare not without friends. Clod has in
spired the hearts of such men as your be
loved llishop Hamilton, Mayor liabcock,
President Jtoosevclt, and thousands of
others to doal with us gently nnd justly,
and accord us a chance in the race and
battles of lite.
Hut we must do our duty and measure
up to the rofuirod standard of manhood
Of us tho world is exacting men, noblo
men, industrious, mteiiegent men, men
who consider it their burden duty to be
morally ns well as physically clean.
Of us it also demands women, puro
women, goullc, lutollegent, amiable wo
men, women "who will uot shrink tho op'
pressed by every foe," and who will not
Btoop ovon to conquer,
Woo unto the nation who is a boggnr,
or a pcoplo who crowd aud cringe. We
must detorminoourown dostiny, tho wu
tromble under the weight of our roapon
Wo may ho domed tho right of suff
rage and conveniences of public acconv
oduttous; wu may bo thrust into "Jim
Crow" cars; but, mark you, no mau or
combination of 111 011 cau doprivo us of
our manhood or womanhood.
Proachers, parents aud teachers must
form a triple nllinnco for the purpose of
throwing around our young pcoplo a
safe guard, and rigorously "train thom
iu tho way they should go."
Tho church, tho home, tho school con
stituto tho bulwark and salvation of
any people, roco or nation.
Let it bo wafted on every breeze,
sounded from overy hill top that wo
stand tor tho raising higher tho stand
ard of (Jurist, tor better and purer
homes, fora broader and dooperculturo.
Let not thenarrowuess of our creeds
divide us; but rather let Christianity u-
nito us in ono happy, peacful family
My brethren, yoaro tho vico-goreuta
of Uod, the ambassadors of heaven, call
ed aud commissioned by the highest au
thority in tho universe astheropositor
ios of his oracles, tho recoptacles of his
holy unction and commanded Urns, "Go
ve therefore, and teach allnations. ban
tlzlsg tb'm iu tho name of tho father,
nnd of the Son, andjot tho Holy Ghost:
Teaching them telfobsorvo all things
what-so-ever I hnvft' commanded you;
and, to, 1 nm witlt you nhvny, even un
to tho end of tho wiirld."
You aro commanded (ogo. Thero U no
waiting for roads If. dry, for bridges to
bo built, or the weather to become less
inclement, but .-pii While you wnit
men aro dying, geV
Go in haste. Ootwilh a burning, liv
As you go, tell men the glad story r
tho cross and compel them tobelievc.
Lo, I nm with yem alwny."
Go. thotiL'h bnrefoot and hungry. Go.
though tho pcoplcfall to appreciate or
support you. i
Go iu tho early mom, at noon day, at
nventidc, and at tlio still watch of tho
night, to cheer tho dying nnd comfort
As you go, romimber you hav6 uotn
promlso of case, but of God's presence
" Lo I am with you nlwny, oven unto
tho end of tins world" how full o hope
how preguaut withsood cheer, firmer
and mora enduring than the everlasting
Hounds of vicq and immorality may
bo nlongyour path-way, but theycattnot
bite; for, "Lo, l.nm with you alway."
Howling devils may frighten, but they
cannot harm yrtr; preying wolves may
leap into your fojd, but they cannot de
vour; tho hiss of tho cunning sorpent
may deceive, but cannot dcstroy,-"Lo,
1 am with you.",
Again 1 bid yoa wclconio and Invoke
tho blessings of heaven lipon tho sitting
of this annual session. Uy precept and
oxample, so tench nnd inspire us that
we and thou may:
"So Uvo, that when tbystimmons comes
Tho innumerable caravan that moves
To thopnlerealmaotshade, whorocach
shall take 1
His chamber. Injtliecilcnthallsof death,
Thou goaipt lik'ojthe quarry-slavo nt
Scourged tn hisdungeou, lnit.susanlu-
d and soothed,
Uy an unfaltering trust, approach thy
.ikeouo who wraps tho drapery of his
About him, nnd lies down to pleasant
George R, Smith College.
Rev. I. L. Lowe, D. D., Ph. D., President
CALENDAR FOR Fall wvm opens Sept. 22, closes
1903 04 Dec. 11. Winter term opens Dec.
14, closes Feb. 19. Spring terui
opens reb. 22, closes April
The purpose of the College is to give a thorough, practical christian
education. It cares for the health and physical training, provides for
refined social culture, gives careful attention to morals and manners,
and aims to lead the student to a persoual religious life.
The work of the College is divided into six general departments'
; I, Primary and Grammar Otadoh, providing a thorough- drill itt
tie elementary branches.
It Academy or College Preparatory, witUClassicnl, Scientific, Dili-
lical English, Normal nnd Commercial courses.
III Art Department Drawing, Painting aud Decorative work,
IV Music Department Vocal and Instrumental Music, Theory
V Industrial Department Sewing, Dressmaking, Cooking, Do-
niestic'Economy, Mechanical Arts,. Agriculture, .
VI College of Liberal Arts Complete elective courses leading to
the several academic degrees.
Senator Beveridgo Quoted.
We take the liberty of quoting the fol
lowing from the benator's paper entitled
'Americans of To-day and To-morrow,"
as we find it in the Saturday Kvening's
Post. It Is so full of wisdom and common
sense we aro suro you will be pleased.
"What is the secret. of your power?"
said ono of those who sat bv the bed
side of tho dying liichelicu. "Toll us,
thnt wo may contiuno your work for
ili good of l'l-nncc." And the dying
"Somo say it is courage that I am n
lion; somo say it i cnift that 1 am a
fox. It is neither. It is justice." Soruus
the noblo anecoote. Doubtless it is not
true as litteral fact, but it ought to bo
truo; thcreforo, for tho purposo of hu
man instruction n. Is truo. fcvory man
of sensibility ocnsionnlly finds atory
which so interprets mau and the world
to him that henceforth itbecomes npart
of hischaractcr. Such tale is tho legend
of ltichclieu. Apply Itto tho repmllic,
.lustteol This Nation must bo just. Tho
first papor was designed to show our
power, growing out of our location on
tho map of the world and the resources
within us; tho second paper nttempted
to show that out of tho etomcnts of our
very boingspriugs our first national and
individual necessityof character: to wit,
tlio uccessity of couservntlsm, modora'
tiou, thoughtful poiso.This paper is to
demonstrate that this power which, tin
riyalod iu tho world if well comsorved
must pass all othei human influences
and is worth whileonly when used Just
y. And if the Nation mutt be lust iu
its dealings with the world, its cltzons
must bo just, Why? Uecuse nooltizenof
tho Republic can disassocioto himself
from tho Nation Tho Nation's neces
sides are his necessities; tue Nation's
characteristics, his characteristics; tho
Nation's opportunities, hit. opportune
ties; weightier than nil. tho Nntiou's du
tics' his duties. And duty Is a great word
It is n greater word than the word
wealth; greater than the words roimey.
power, ulc-yy, dominate- lti the word
Work and Self-help.
A number of students boarding m tho
College nro permited to earn somo part
of their expenses by "-ork in tho build
ing or on tho grounds, provided they
are willing and efficient. Liberal pay is
allowed for all work done, but employ
ment will not bo contiuued to those who
fail to do their work satisfactorily. Most
students earn in this wny t'.'.OOn month;
some earu larger amounts. Application
for woik should be made to the Presi
dent iu advance of coming.
A Jnrgo number of utudents find em
ployment iu homes in the uity. suill
cieut to meet expenses of board and
tuition. The call for yotiug ladles for
these positions is always grentor than
tho supply. Application for such em
ployment should bo made iu advance
through tho President of the College,
As far 11s possible wo endeavor to
safeguard those working in the city,
but eannotbo fullyretpousiblu forthose
outside the building. Only young men
and women of established hnbitu aud
haractcr can bo allowed this privilego
of out side residence,
Iu case of minors this may be gran
ted otily ou tho written request of par
Ills or guardians.
Board nud room for four Weeks J8.00
Use of laundry "gj,
-Music, Instrumental or Vocal for four
weeks, two lessons per week $2 CO
Ono lesson per woek iiO0
Lsoof Instrument per month - icO
t.e of typewriter iu Commoreirtl de
partment, pr month - - ,50
Hooms nroHghtod, heated, furnished
with bedsteads, mattress, pillows, two
quilts, mirrors, bowl pitcher nnd lamp.
Students furnishforthemsolvos, sheets
and pillotv cnsoi, extra quilt and blan
kots, slop bucket, lamp chimneys, mat
ches, soap etc.
A reduction of Got- rr month ismado
from tho luit'on of cntidtdrtes for tho
Ministry, and children of Ministers.
All hills aro paynblo in advance tho
first of each school mouth. Monoy for
students' expenses should bo sent di
reutiyto tho President of the College.
Send by draft. P. O. order, oxprress
order or registered letter to
Pres. I I., Lowe,
which tiinkos all otherwordsworthwhllo
No suno mau, nolover of his kind, no
geutletnnu can tolerate mere, strength
which Is not directed to higher purpos.
es, Kvery oueof us dislikes cant and all
hypocrisy. PretenfO of high purposes,
which wliicli we know very well is not
in the heart of tho man who professes
them is repellent, But every ouu of us
uncovers boforo tho man whom in our
vory being 0 know to bo both power
ful and just. Tin1 19 true oven ivlten such
a man is n bitter rersonal onomy,
I hate him, but 1 must follow him. I
cannot help it,'' onclnimed a local politic
ian of a political leader whose boldness
andforgotfulness of self in a great emer
gency had chained tho attention of a
State. "I must follw hlm-him becnusotho
has been just'" And so tho ward polltl
clsu ot mi American town ropeated in
substatico the dying word of France's
most accomplished statesman.
A young lawyer' brilliantly endowed
and who started out with fine perform-
nnce which argued n. still finer proroiso,
.was seen by tho Judges on the bench and
hy Ills professional brelhrou to indulge
in "sharp practice "He became fond of
f iness Inprofeasional work. Tho eihics of
tiie law were 10 him "foolsayV' Ho said
0110 day in intoxication of succef-sover
one of his masterpieces of craft: "Well,
I admit it; I like sharp practice, end it
wins, too. Hosides, It is such fun lo dis
arm a fool." Vhnt was tho result? with
nit his fiuished swordsmanship he soon
found himsolt dueling with till socioty;
and that master antagonist disarmed
him, with his superb abilities he has
been quietly eliminated, from his pro
fession and from nil human usefulness.
Into our daily conduct thon, letua
each wevo this all-powerful e)emnt, Its'
growth upon cultivation, will surpriso
themotl skeptical. Mr. Por(or In his work
on Moral and Mental Philosophy, whie,
years ago was a textbook iu nit colleges
speaking.ot the force of habit, snld tome,
thing to tho effect thai ''Neglect coiiv-