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This house was built for an
9 large, light and airy rooms, large
gymnasium, full cemented basement, combination furnace, lot 50x150,
east front street and alley paved, large banl suitable, for garage.
Several prominent Negroes
owner has decided to sell and in
reduced the price from $4,000 to
An ordinary family could live in four of the rooms and the other five
could be rented for enough to make
Surely opportunity is knocking
to pay rent or will you buy? If
AFRO-AMERICAN INVESTMENT CO.
011 McGee Street. .
Home 7555 Main. Bell 751 Main
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"House of Love"
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Lodge and Church Societies
The Love Regalia Company
2418 Flora Avenue Kansas City, Missouri
(ILsJik BeI1 phone' East 944
ex - Mayor of Kansas City. It has
attic suitable for pool room or
have bought in this block, so the
order to make a quick sale has
$3,500, $500 down and $20 monthly
the payments and interest.
at your door. "Will you continue
this is too large, wc have several
I you should nsk a Kansas Cltyan as
to the most elegant and popular barber
shop In the city he would unhesitatingly
say The Talace Barber Shop at 1510
East Nineteenth street (near Vine) own
ed by that prince of good fellow Prof.
J O Hobbs who, also, has next door
one of the neatest and best kept Pool
Halls In town.
Trof. Hobbs employes only the BEST
workmen, among whom are Messrs. C.
J. Nelson, David Robinson, W. T. Scott
and H. A. Peace, while he himself Is
barber of acknowledged ability, Ernest
Turner, the best known porter In Kniv
sas City, looks after the comfort of his
patrons with Jliss Mary A. "Woodson,
the neat and capable cashier. Prof.
Hobbs Is also Kansas City's most popu
lar dancing master, being manager of
the People's Dancing Academy, which
dances every Thursday night at Lyric
Hall, 1731 Lydla avenue, all the latest
dances. Telephone, Bell 2S33 East.
J. C. SHACKELFORD DIES AT AGE
The funeral of J. C. Shackelford of
this city was held from the Methodist
Episcopal church of that city last
Sunday. Rev. Richard Rush of Se
dalla, Mo., preached the sermon, which
Inspired rather than made sad the
vast throng of citizens who turned
out to pay last respects to the de
parted that stormy morning. J, C.
Shackelford was one of the best
known and most useful citizens of the
race In central Missouri. He leaves
to mourn his loss a widow and eight
children; Millie Alpha Shackelford,
the mother; O. M. Shackelford, former
teacher of Lincoln Institute, now au
thor of a hook; E. A. Shackelford, a
lawyer In Kansas City, Kas.; 1 M.
Shackleford, principal of school In St.
Louis county; Hattte Shackelford,
teacher, Moselle, Mo.; Hora, Stella
and Cornelius Shackelford, who re
side at the home. The family feel
keenly tho loss. They desire to ex
press through the columns of the Sub
their sincere thanks to the friends
(from different sections of tho state)
who sympathized, Served and sent
such beautiful floral offerings as a
token of love and respect for the fam
ily and the departed dead.
The members and friends of Grant
Chapel, A. M. E. church, are very
pleased to know that Rev. F. D. Wells
Is doing a great work at Bethel A.
M. E. church In Kansas City. When
we hear of the work being done by
this splendid young minister wo are
reminded of the five years of good
work done In this city. Our present
pastor, Rev. J. K. Ponder, took tho
work up where Rev. Wells left off,
and Is carrying It on to success. Rev.
P. C Crews, bur presiding elder, -was
present at our quarterly meeting and
quarterly conference, and was very
much pleased with the reports, $987.30
having been raised during the quarter.
Revival meetings started last Mon
day night, Rev. F. D. Abbott of Hunts
By I. C. U. Know.
Yes, Garrison High School has an
orchestra. The musical standard of
the school must -bo maintained....
Miss Jewel Cabbell was called to Mar
cellno, Mo., last week to attend tho
funeral of her cousin. .. .Mr. Daniel
Monroe's lunch room is doing good
business these wintry days. Business
and professional men, laborers and
Idlers; all are.at home when it. comes
to lunching at Dan's place. Mr. Jones
is working up a similar business down
on the levee.... Last Sunday was. Mis
sionary Day at the A. M. E. church.
A program was rendered In the after
noon, the roll was called and to be
brief, all signs of the "send ye" spirit
were In evidence. .. .The H. H. of R.
gave a masquerade entertainment at
Armory Hall last Friday night. En
joyment for attendants and profit for
the society were the results of the
entertainment. . . .The third election
for the $33,000 school bond was car
ried last Mondoy. This means the
erection of a high school and repairs
to be made on Garrison and the the
Ward schools. The men wjth a wide
seeing Vision v6lci for tho bond. We
were pleased to learn that the major
ity of our voters had a wide scolng
vision. It eg cms ' that tin Invisible
hand holds out' to, the children of men
sweet and bitter trouble: nliide so by
love. UnstV-Trlday iMIss Qabolla
Starks became lovelorn and attempted
suctdo by drinking carbolic acid at
the homo of Mr, and Mrs, David
Miles. Her mother arrived from
Koytesvllle, Mo., Sunday morning. At
present Indications point to her re
A quiet wedding occurred the even
ing of the 12th at St. Joseph, Mo. .Mr.
Everett Page and Miss Frankle Till
man, both of Maryvllle, wore united
In matrimony at 3; 00 p. m. Rev. N.
C. Buchanan officiated. .. .Mr, and
Mrs. Geo. K. Ousley are the proud
parents of a ten-pound boy, born Feb
ruary 10th. ...Mr. Win. Gunn of Malt
land, Mo., Is visiting his brother and
family.. . .Mrs. Thos. Holmes went to
Leavenworth, Kas.,- to visit her son,
Mr. Wm. Holmes. .. .'Mrs. Henry Wil
son Is 111... -The A. M, E. church
gave a Vnlentine Social for P. E. Bry
ant.... Miss Denore White Is 111....
Mr. Arthur Smith is 111.... Mr. J. M.
Palmer spent Monday In Maltland,
Mo Little Lewis and Jessie' Thom
as, sons of Rev. and Mrs. Thomas, are
lll....iMrs. ArJ Brown of Keokuk, la.,
Is visiting her father, Geo. Y. Palmer,
who has been quite 111. .. .Little Miss
Jennie Tate, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. E. Tate, is ill.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO.
Tho Main Street Baptist Church
ended its week Chautauqua last Sun
day which was a great success. . . .The
Muslcale given by Misses Douglass
and WoodBon on the night of the
Banquet was second to none, They
were assisted by Prof. Norman Page's
6trlng band and on the whole the af
fair was the .greatest in the history
of the Church.... Mr. John King, Jr.,
student of law of tho University of
Nebraska Is visiting his parents....
Mrs. J. Clark u returned ,home Sun
day... -We are sorry to learn of the
illness of Miss. Clara "Little of Park's-
vllle Miss Channle Golf has been
ill for some,, time.... Mrs. Emmons
Massey Joined her husband at tho
Albany Hotel Mrs. Vernon Young
has also returned and we are glad
to have hdr with us again.... Tho
picture of Mr. Curly and Pullman
will appear In the next Issue of the
Son.... The program rendered by the
Elms boys on0last Wednesday night
at the Church, was excellent. .. .Mrs.
Allle Hubert is home visiting rela
tives.... Mr. A, C. Stanley of Lincoln
has joined, tlie,Elms waiters There
was an 8 o'clock luncheon at the
home of Mrs. Dora Trigg. Many were
present and enjoyed themselves. Mr.
McKnight preesnts the public with
fashionable dances at the Studio every
Tho Ivy Leaf Club entertained by
Miss Loraine Staten at the residence
of Sir. and Mrs. Pter Swink Wednes-
day evening. ...Tho Clover Bee Club
entertained Thursday evening by Mrs.
Fannie Baker.-. . .Mr. H. Overton went
to St. Louis Thursday.... Thursday
departed this life shrdlu shrdlushrd
at 12 o'clock Mr. Thos Kennedy de
parted this life, leaving to his death a
wife and four children. .. .Mrs. Mary
Poston of St. Louis, arrived Saturday
to attend the funeral of her uncle,
Thomas Kennedy. She returned to
St. Louis Sunday..., Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. Douthit of Coffman, spent Sat
urday and Sunday In the city. . . .Mrs.
Jano Hurt from Frederlcktown re
turned Saturday where she has been
since Wednesday looking after her
hair work Mr. Reuben Staten of
Corfman, came to the city Saturday
and Is spending a few days with
Grand Junction, Colo.
Dear Mr. Crews: I have just re
ceived notice of my Indebtedness for
the Son. I enjoy reading your paper
very much. Please continue sending
it. Enclosed find $1.50. When this
amount is again due, I will be in old
Mt. Vernon, Mo.
To The Kansas .City Son: I herein
remit $1.10 for your lovely paper. 1
could not get along without It. I get
It every Saturday morning. And I am
always awaiting Its arrival. I hope
that many more of our people will
see the need of helping such a grand
paper. Yours 'respectfully,
it" L. F. MOORE.
Ottawa.rKans., Feb. 10, 1914.
Mr. N. C. Crewsj Editor: Enclosed
find my subscription for one year to
the Kansas City Son,, which I con
sider the best. Negro newspaper evor
published In Kansas City or the West
When I read It, it makes me feel as
though I was back in dear old Kansas
City so faithfully and fully does It
cover the news Held. I think you will
have a few subscribers here In the
near future. Yours for the race,
Medlr.lnA ram Junfnf
The berries of the common juniper
an evergreen shrub belonging to the
pine family, nnd sometimes attaining
the height of a Bmall tree are used
for medicine, They should be collect
ed when rlpe.'ln October, They have
an aromatic, somewhat spicy odor.
An oil, known as oil of juniper, is
distilled from; them, and Is employed
as a stimulant and diuretic. They are
Rather Too Boatftil.
The anclerit dwellers In Arcady
boasted that their beatific race camo
into existence before tho moon her
self, but they -Were probably Ignorant
of the period they claimed for their
ancestry. They must needs have
mounted back; in time some 67,000,000
years. In which casa their men wrmlrl
be hallowed indeed by prelunar an
tiquity,, Kansas city Star,
'. A play will, bo given at tho A. M. E.
church Saturday night by the South
Side Club..,. Mr. Clifford Jones and
wife of Kansas City visited relatives
and friends Sunday. ...Mre. Nancy
Slaughter of Kansas City was here
Monday to attend the funeral of Mrs.
Amanda Nichols. ...Mr. Geo. Ford of
Topeka visited hero Friday and Sat
urday. .. .Rev. C. Ferguson returned
to his homo in Kansas City Tuesday
....Mr. Vergil Gralia jnof Denver,
Colo,, Is visiting his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Tompkins. .. .Mr. John
Nichols has moved from town to his
old homo place In the country. . , .Mrs,
Amanda Nichols, an old resident of
Oskaloosa, died at the homo of her
daughter, Mrs. Rebecca Bradshaw of
Kansas City, Mo., February 6th, and
was brought to Oskaloosa Monday
morning, where her funeral was con
ducted at the Baptist church by Rev.
Harris of Kansas City, Mo. Her body
was interred In Pleasant View Ceme
tery besldo that of her husband. She
leaves seven children, 15 grandchil
dren and a host of relatives and
friends to mourn her loss.
Laura Grant, the little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Grant, is the chab
plon speller. .. .Mrs. Cora James Is
ill. . . .Mr. Mat Wilson and Chas. Grant
mado a business trip to Bonner
Springs last week.... Mrs. Douglass
Hilderbrandt and children visited
here.... Mr. Chas. Grant and Leo Ba
iter took dinner with air. Willis Nel
son and family Sunday. .. .Mr. Fred
Carter visited Geo. Fowler Sunday
. . . .Mr. Dennis Carter was a visitor
Saturday.... Mrs. Z. E. Nelson Is ill
....Mr. Mat Wllfon attended church
....Mr. nnd Mrs. Alex Jackson made
a business- trip to Lawrence Monday
. . . .Mrs. Frances Jarrott Is ill. . . .Rev.
Saunders took dinner with Mr. and
.Mrs. Rob Hilderbrandt.... Mrs. Queen
Gideon shopped here Monday. .. .Mr.
B. Humes of Kansas City, visited his
brother, Mr. Willis Nelson. .. .Gussle
,NelBon made a business trip to Reno
Monday.... Mr. 'Otto Horton was here
Saturday on business.
Mr. Albert Shepard spent Thursday
In Lawrence.; . .Mr. Joseph Sultles
was a visitor here Monday. . . .Mr.
Wm. Woods of Tonganoxle was here
on business. .. .Mr. Jas Nelson went
to Hogue on business. .. .O. B. Lee
went to Jorbola Wednesday. .Mr.
Wash Roffle was a Tonganoxle visi
tor.... Mr. Brad Suttles, Joseph Sul
tles and Mr. Frank Scott of Six Cor
ners, went jackrabblt hunting. . ..Miss
Mable Gideon made a trip to Law
rence. .. .Miss Marie Lee went home
Saturday.... Mr. B. Humes of Kansas
City Is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. Nel
son. .. .Misses Delia and iMarle Lee.
of Klckapoo, are the gueBts of Mr.
and Mrs. O. B. Lee this week....W.
M. Hawkins, Sr., made a business trip
to Lawrence Monday. .;. Mr. Grant
Gideon made a business trip to Leav
Mrs. J. F. Huff Is convalescent after
her recent Illness. .. .Mr. Jas. Irvine
of 266 Valley street, returned from
Little Rock, Ark., after a pleasant
visit with relatives.... At the .Chris
tian Endeavor of the St. Paul A. II.
,E. ZIon church Sunday evening, Feb
ruary 22, a program will be rendered
at 7:00 o'clock. Mr. Thos. Fleming,
District Superintendent of the Chris
tian Endeavor, will deliver an address,
The public is invited.
E. EUGENE VAUGHAN.
HE'S HU8TLINQ STILL.
The hustling man's still here In
Selling, property on small payments
Yea, selling the property that's fill
ing the bill
And Is making life worth living
27th and Parkway, K. C, Kas.
Bell phone West 1757.
"WHY HAVE KINKY HAIR"
straightens the most obstinate stub
born Klnkv Hair. 'PRESTO" eradi
cates Dandruff, Tetter an? other dis
eases of the scalp. "PRESTO" pro
motes a luxuriant growth of hair.
"PRESTO" Is the greatest discovery
known to chemists In this line.
Throw away your old pulling and
pinching hot Irons, also the so-called
Electric Combs, and use "PRESTO,"
the king of all hair preparations. Ap
ply "PRESTO" Just once to your hair
and your hair becomes straight and
remains straight 'or months.
"THINK OF IT1"
"PRESTO" Is applied only two or
three tlrrtes a year, "that's all." Noth
Ina In the world like "PRESTO," A
package of "FVRE8TO" with full dlrec
tlons sent postpaid on receipt of One
Dollar ($1.00). Satisfaction Guar,
anteed or Money Refunded.
LA FAYETTE MEG. 00.
EDENTON, N. C.
A Dumb Agent Can Sell "PfiESTO."
CALDWELL & CHAPMAN
Hair and Millinery
f8th and Pasco, Kansas City, Mo.
Home Phone Main 7499
Sculp Treatment n Specialty. Caldwell's Pomado nnd Tonle really
Grows Hair. Try ltu Save your combings, out hair
and any old hut you may have.
Hair Matched From Samples. Feathers and Huts Cleaned) Dyed and
Blocked. Agents for Splrotla Corsets. Mall' orders answered promptly
' ' WORK GUARANTEED.
We tench the
THOMAS E. GREAR
2211 1-2 Vine Street
GOOD SERVICE ELECTRIC LIGHTED
First Class Shaves, Hair Cuts & Shampoos. Best Shcp in the
City. Do not take your money down town when you can get
good service for it at home. You will always find us at our post
and ready to serve.
B ARBERSi T. E. Grear, Prop,,
If You are Pleased Tell Your
Fine Cigars and Tobaccos
Boll Phone E. 4394Y
Repairing; a Specialty
Estimates Cheerfully Furnished
' SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
(The Modern Builders Co., are successors to)
A. E. ESTES ' , ,
Contracting Building Co.
Funeral Directors and Licensed Embalmers
"Do unto others as you would they
should do unto you."
LOW PRICES FIRST CLASS SERVICE. ,
When in need of an Undertaker call and get our prices and
look over our stock before going elsewhere.
Experienced and EDWARD "JONES,
Practical Licensed E.'nbalrher. Manager.
HOME PHONE, 8165 MAIN. DELL PHONE, 1363 GRAND,
1211 EAST 18th STREET.
A Splenflifl Oiortiinity For Ipesient
STOCK FOR SALE IN THE
KAW VALLEY TRUCK FARM CO.
tables. Sweet Potato Plants, Tomato,
Pepper and Cabbage Plants, Po
tat&es and Watermelons.
References: Commercial National Bank, .Independence, Kans.
' , ..Commercial National Bank, Kansas City, kans,
E. A. Robinson, Pres. '
' j ' ' W. R, Carter, Vco Pres.
' ' . H. P. Ewlng, Secy.
Officers and 'Directors: Robk Turner, Asst.' Treas. , ,v'f'
Geo. McNeal, Asst. Secy.' ' i,
D. B, Jackson, Treasurer. ,. (, ,
Nick Chiles, Asst. Auditor, ' -'
. C H. Calloway, Atty. .f
General Offices 117 West Sixth Stfreet. H. P. EWING, Mgr.
Aegntsr J. P..MAYNRrr 3330 vine Street, Bell Phone, East 2330.
REV. G.T, MOSBY, 2404 Highland Avenue.
LIVE AGENTS WANTED
work wo do
F. J., Walker, Martin Franklin
Friends and If not Tell Us.
Jackson Laundry Agency
Office 2460 Waldrond Ave