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"The Night Hawk"
"THE NIQHT HAWK" glvet you a full evenlno here nd Undi you In 8t. LouU
(t the very beginning of the butlneu day. Ifi mlohty fatt tnd mlQhty com-
f That " apart of the Alton service If one of the things that make seasoned
travb.u. luulc upon the Alton as
The Only Way
THE NIGHT HAWK
Leaves Kansas City 11:30 p. m. Arrives St. Louis 8:00 a. m.
Sleepers open for occupancy at 10:30 p. m.
THE EARLY blRD
Leaves Kansas City 9:00 p. m. Arrives St, louIs 7:00 a. m.
THE DAY FLYER
Leaves Kansas City 10:00 a. m. Arrives St. Louis 6:30p. m.
For reservations or further Information call, write or phone Chicago & A't5
ticket offices, where courteous and competent tlbket men will give you every
The Junction 9th, Main and Delaware Sts.
Both Phones Main 542.
W. H. ABEL, Assistant General Passenger Agent.
The Eureka Ga
I "7 IS Euciid Avenue
The CrAy Steam Carpet Cleaner in Missouri Owned
and Operated by a Negro.
Your Old Carpets Made to Look New for a Reasonable Price
Special Attention Given to Out of
Town Orders You Pay the
Freight One Way and I Pay
( the Rest.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED TO BE FIRST CLASS
Call Up or Write for Information.
Yours in J. SVJ. & T.
PHONES; Homa M, II69. Bell E. 3555. D. M. WEST, Prop.
1718 EUCLID AVE. Kansas City, Mo
ALL HAND WORK
COLONIST RATE TO
COLONIST RATE TO
"The Lines with the Service."
ON SALE DAILY
March 15 to April 15.
Through Scenlo Colorado and
Feather River Canyon,
Liberal Stopover Privilege
Full particulars upon request.
Ticket Offices, 901 Main Street,
Union Depot and Missouri Pacific
Depot, Kansas City, Kan.
Phones, Bell 8740 Main; Home 6327
R. T. Q.
j $30 I
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rpet Gleaning Go.
J. GREENBURG) Prop.
Gleaning and Repairing
718 East 8th St.
Suits Cleaned and Pressed, 11.00, Goods
called for and delivered. Bell phone Main
4231Y; Home phone Main 3338.
BEDFORD'S HAIR GROWER.
Mrs. C. A. Smith
has opened a branch office of
MRS. S. BEDFORD'S
Wonderful Hair Grower &
This treatment lias proved to bo a
wonderful success. Mrs. Smith will
receive patients for treatment from
From 8i30 a. m. to 6i00 p, m at
her residence, 11th and Highland
Every Ingredient used on the hair
Is perfectly safe and
Gu&riuteed to Give Satisfaction
Bell Phone, East 4975.
Latest and shortest method In milli
nery taught. Private pupils and
classes. Hats made to order. Hair
treatment, braids, transformations and
all kinds ot hair goods made to or
der. Bell phone West 2306,
All persoLs od our list to collect
from In or out of the city please he
In readiness as we will call on you
soon. You will find us In our new
location. Address or call
MISS EVA P, WASHINGTON,
849 Freeman Avenue,
Kansas City, Kans,
Bell Phone West 2306.
Best Shine in K. C.
For Ladies Gents
The Kansas City Son.,,
The New York Age,
and AU Daily Papers
Ice Cream and Soda
Cigars and Tobacco
1635 East 18th St.
New York has a Boclety whose pur
pose Is to fight against tho develop
ment ot a negro "ghetto In the
American cities. It Is tho National
League oil Urban Conditions Among
Negroes, whoso membership Includes
many persons socially prominent In
New York, together with a company
ot serious-minded colored people. The
hoadquartcrs are at No. 110 West For
Mrs. William H. Baldwin. Jr.. was
recently elected chairman of the
executive board. Other members of
the league are: Mrs. Haley Flske,
George McAneny, Silas McBee, Wil
liam H. Maxwell, William Jay Schlef-
felln, Isaac N. Sellgman, George W.
Sellgman, Charles D. Utiles, the Rev.
William Adams Brown, Paul J. Sachs,
Theodore M. Taf t, Albert Shaw, Judge
Joseph F. Mulqueen and Major R. It.
The league has affiliated organiza
tions In Philadelphia, Chicago, Louis
ville, St., Louis, Richmond ad Nor
folk, Va.; Augusta, Ga., and Wilming
ton, Del. Its biggest work, however,
is in New York, where the negro
population is now more than 90,000,
being more than in any other city in
America, except Washington.
"Our work here Includes many
branches of activity," Bald Eugene K.
Jones, associate director In charge of
the local work. "We have a commit
tee for improving industrial condi
tions, which seeks to organize work
ers In tho various occupations, and by
this means help our people to better
things. For Instance, we have organ
ized one group into the Colored Public
Porters association, for the purpose
of guarding the public against unscru
pulous porters. The organization Is
raising the standard of reliability and
efficiency among Its members. Work
ers in other occupations are similarly
Then we "have a vocational ex
change, operated in connection with
tho housing bureau, at No. 127 West
One Hundred and Thirty-fifth street.
In the thickly populated negro section
of Harlem. This exchange is being
made a clearing house through which
applicants for help and for positions
may be referred to reliable philan
thropic and commercial employment
agencies. Positions have been secured
for 197 peraons."
It takeB three seconds for a cable
message to cross the ocean.
Of the material success of certain
colored men In tho south, the Crisis
'Ocala, Fla., has 3,000 colored in
habitants, and there are 12,000 others
in the surrounding county. This has
offered a chance for Industrial co
operation. There is a thriving sea
island cotton factory, considerable ex
porting of moss and velvet beans,
while colored men have numerous
stores and are supporting professional
men. Recently the Metropolitan Real
ty and Investment company has been
organized and has erected a $20,000
building. In this a bank with a capi
tal of $25,000 has been located. The
president of the company, George
Giles, Is a large holder ot real estate.
The vice-president, Joseph L. Wiley,
Is the founder of Fessenddh academy,
and the" cashier, F. P. Gadson, is the
owner ot the largest dry goods and
notion Btore owned by a colored man
In the United States. Other directors
are Dr. Williams, a well-to-do physi
cian; A. S. Richardson, D. W. Good
win, Charles Stewart, J. S. LaRoche,
N. T. Brown and S. H. Hadley."
By a deal which was closed last
week and In which a consideration of
$30,000 was Involved, a tract of land
near Thornton, 111., to be used for the
purpose of a negro cemetery, and to
be known by the name of Mount For
est cemetery, was acquired, reports a
In a communication to the Kansas
City Star a correspondent "Lacey,"
writes as follows: "Africa is not the
place for the American negro. As yet
we have not heard enough to warrant
our going there. I don't think the ne
groes of tho United States ohould sac
riflce our fifty years of success here
to start all over In a barren, half-clv-lllzed
country. Here we have our
own churches, schools and colleges.
Now comes Chief Sam and asks us to
break these up, leave all we have
worked for and go back. If Africa
is as rich as Chief Sam suggests it
will not want for others who will seize
It is said that descent can be traced
from only 49 passengers that came
over in the Mayflower, the rest hav
ing died without issue.
When George Schwartz, a farmer in
Scrar.ton, Pa., cut down an oak tres ho
found imbedded in its heart a pine
tree shilling dated 16C2.
As a universal dangor sign il, a Den
ver Una has designed and copyright
ed signs bearing a human hand, across
tha palm of which appear the words
In London a motor bus proprietor
has to comply with between 60 and 60
conditions before he can obtain a II-
Need of Ventilating Church.
"Our church Janitors need drilling
on tho subject ot ventilation," says
tho Downs News. "A morning or eve
ning congregation of several hundred
persons is entitled to pure air, for
there aro oceans of it outside. After
the morning service the whole room
should be thoroughly aired, and yet no
doubt tho door are closed when the
people leave, and tho foul air securely
boxed for the evening service. This
is dreadful, the News declares. No
wonder folks sleep and get a head-
Writing In the Baltimore American,
tho Rev. J. U. King, pastor ot tho
Union Methodist Episcopal church at
St Michaels, Md., has this to say:
"To be successful in tho develop
ment of the soil we must have scien
tific training; thus well-equipped agri
cultural colleges'for tho negro are In
dispensable. The day of tho Ignorant
and superstitious fanner has passed.
Superstition la being replaced by sci
ence, Ignoranco by knowledge, ineffi
ciency by efficiency.
"If the white man, who is nearing
the tOD of the hill of nur B-mnt mn-
torlal endeavor, needs the advantages
of a well-equipped agricultural college,
how much Exantfir nra tho ncprin nt
those who only yesterday, like goods
ana cnattels, served as a medium of
commercial exchange; who stand at
me very root of the hill struggling to
ascend? This efficiency wlli not only
be of benefit to all of those whose
racial lrierltltv T honr hit mnra for
reaching than the average person
wouia imagine win he the benefits de
rived by tho white people as well. Ob
servation alone has evidently taught
every thoughtful white man that tho
Increase of mental, moral and material
efficiency on the n.irt of thn npprn
means the decreaso of Ignorance, Idle
ness and crime." Wo live side by side
with, our whlto neighbor, and be our
contribution to this great social fabric
helpful or baneful he Is affected ac
cordingly and commensurately.
"Is It not, therefore, the highest wis
dom on tho part of every constituent
part or a community to welcome cor
dially every means that will perma
nently establish tho criterion! All men
up, and not Eomejmen down?"
More's been accomplished with a
good set of nerves then by the fellers
what gita by on their nerve.
Organization of an Omaha branch
of the National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People is
now being completed. Over 25 peo
ple, most of them colored, have Joined
the local movement, which has for its
purpose tho economic, political and so
cial advancement of tho American ne
gro. John H. Grove of the Grove
Wharton allied business Interests, was
one of tho white men who helped the
association to establish a branch in
Omaha, and ho has been elected
treasurer. The other officers, all col
ored, are: Rev. William T. Osborne,
pastor of St John's African Methodist
church, president; Thomas Reese,
2723 Miami street, vice-president;
Samuel L. Patton, 2420 Patrick ave
nue, recording secretary; Jesse Mer
chant, 712 North Twenty-eighth ave
nue, corresponding secretary. Meet
ings have been held monthly at St.
John's African, Methodist church since
the organization began here, three
months ago. Dr. C. M.'B. Mason of
New York, national organizer for the
association, helped to promote the
new branch In Omaha. Rev. John Al
bert Williams, rector of the colored
church of St Philip the Deacon, Is
also an active member, .and says that
membership is open to all persons,
either white or colored, who wish to
participate in the national move for
the advancement of tho black man.
Hereafter meetings will be held every
two weeks, ,and an executive commit
tee will bo chosen to assume active
charge of the association's work In
It shore would be a fine thing if this
rest cure business was for them as
really needs It '
An Interesting Btory of how preju
dice agalnBt a race can be removed by
learning to like one of its members
comes from the Provident hoanltel in
Chicago's "Black Belt" It began as
a negro enterprise and has graduated
118 negro nurses. A white boy was
recently hurried to the hnsnlrnl rirrt.
bly ill with pneumonia. His mother,
a southern woman, telegraphed from
the east, urnintr his rnmnvnl in snmo
other hosDital. It was ton lain fnr
that The doctors gave him up. But
the negro nurse did not. For thirty
six hours with not a moment's rest
Me fought for his life, and won. The
ooy s mother is no longer prejudiced
agalnBt negro trained nurses.
Fuel oil consumption thin vpnr hv
the United States navy is estimated at
More than 10,000 boys under sixteen
years of age wera injured In mines In
Great Britain last year In such a way
as to disable them for more than a
week. There are about a million coal
mine workers altogether, one worker
in every seven being killed or injured
Carlsbad by law requires all build
ings to be as nearly fireproof as pos
sible, with tho result that the city's
firemen earn most ot their wages as
A Norwegian company has patented
a secret process for producing 98 per
cent, nitric acid from the 30 per cent
acid It has been making from atmos
Ain't it funny that ther hens lay
ther most at a time when eggs is so
ache. They aro dying for oxygen,
Open' the windows, if it ddea tak
more coal. If a church onco gets the
reputation of always being well, ven
tilated there will be more peoplo at
every service to drop extra coal money
in the contribution box,"
Black "She said on her wedding
day that she would go through every
thing for him," White "Well,, s I
suuoa pun u. luuuvu mm a if.
rpot uui morning.
wan 3id See
I'm going to Journey far away,
I'm coin? to seek a fairer clime.
I'm coins to do some splendid thing
The world to eet to noticing
No longer disinclined to see.
But very elad to tender me
Bomo day I'll cause world-wide slit.
To proudly claim success as mine
Some day I'll take my place among
Some day my praises shall be sung
I'll do the great thing wait and see
When there is naught else left for me'
"Poor Mr. Dlggloham! Isn't it a
shame that he has been so foolish! I
can't understand why a man should go
wrong as he has. It seems to me that
he ought to have known he would get
found out. What do you suppose he
did with all tho money?"
"Lost It speculating, I suppose."
"I'm awfully glad they are not going
to send him to jail. It would kill his
poor wife. She seems to be awfully
"Well, I am Inclined to believe they
are making a mistake in letting him
off so easily. That's the sort of thing
that causes people to Ignore our laws.
When one man is let off others think
they may go wrong and also get their
friends to Intercede.
"Still, he Is to be turned out ot
church, you know. That will be pun'
ishment enough, I should think."
"Great heavens! you don't call be
ing turned out of church punishment.
O, Noble Judge.
The world again seems fair.
My heart onct more is light;
Around me everywhere
All I behold is bright;
I feel superbly rich;
The alimony which
In future shall be mine
Will -be enough to take . .
Away the foollsla. ache;
Tho judge was just dlvlnel
I'm free again) I'm free!
How beautiful and bright
The old world seems to be-'
My heart once more is light
The alimony I
Shall have to pay her why
'Tis small beside the pries
I had to pay before
She turned me from the door:
Gee.but the judge was nice!
Why She was Worried.
"But, mother, why do you object to
to my being pleasant to the young
men? You can't hope to keep me with
you always, you know. One of them
will take me away from you some
"Take you away from me? Well, if
that happens I shall not complain. It
is the certainty that none of the young
men who have been coming here so
far would take you away that has
worried both your father and me.
His Winning Way.
'It seems queer that she ever took a
fancy to him. Ho isn't at all the kind
ot man one would expect her to ad'
"I know; but he always had a way
ot noticing it when she happened to
have on a new bat or a gown that
had Just come from the dressmaker's."
Hard for Mother,
"I suppose you often find it rather
trying to have six marriageable daugh
ters on your hands?"
"Oh, I don't mind it so much my
self, but my wife has a pretty hard
time of it, seeing that she can't 'pos
sibly watch at more than one keyholo
at a time."
"Do yotf believe the truth should be
spoken at all times?"
"No. When your wife comes home
with a now hat and wants to know
whether you think It is becoming why
tell her that it isn t, even it it makes
her look like a fright?"
Wonders of Science.
"Oh, mamma," said little Albert,
who was having his first view of an
aeroplane action, "see the cattle pen
Ill Luck. ,
The greatest misfortune that can
come to a woman who trusts a man
blindly is to have her eyes opened.
One who can use technical terms In
discussing art or music has a big ad'
vantage In society.
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Prescriptions Promptly and Carefully Compound
ed by graduate pharmacists.
All brands of Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobaccoes.
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MADAME CALDWELL & 1 DAUGHTERS.
- 1505 Cast 15th St.
We do everything In. the manufacture of hall
goods, Switches, Pomps etc. made from combings
Scalp Treatment &v Specialty.
. Electric treatment for tho growth of the hair.
GIVE THEIR HAIR GROWER A TRIAL,
Hats made to order and remodeled. Feathers
Cleaned, Curled and Dyed.
Willow Flumes made
Expert Dental Specialists
OF KANSAS CITY.
Oar work Ui stood tht tint. We hare teas do hit hick (Uuu ramnte8
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T5i doctor who extract your teeth bar hu undoubtedly hod mora ezpcrtescQ
tn this Una then any other dentist la tka oily, so yo ret tha most wrgWB".
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mtivmr rilllnga, 7 Bo. and m 1
WkUo Growma ma, 4 and mm i
Platlnm PIIUms M9A
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'NEW YORK DENTAL CO .
Now Location 1017-19 Walnut St.
Over Jaccard's Jewelry store, x door north Emery, Bird, Thayer C$
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SHAW HAN WHISKY
''KEEPS ON TASTING GOOD"
of your old Feathers,
mitlDQK WOKK I
SfM&tM where from en. to ten teeth ksm
been lost v. ro plica with bride vorkJBL
looks tha asm. ss natural teath. 'lWtrir
tlm. and requires no plate. Bro&em down
taetfc ww rmtore to beauty and imnfnlBsaa
with erowas of poroslsia amd gold. J
Beat all the RestJ
Kelley Milling Coj
K. C. Ui S A,
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