Newspaper Page Text
For Itent- Neatly furnished rooms, for
neat yountr man. Apply to Mrs. Coqper,
2610 Woodland avenue.
FOR. RENT Nicely furnished rooms
modern, 1301 Michigan. Bell phone,
East 2825. ,
For prices that are right In drugs,
paints, toilet articles, "etc., visit the
Cooper & Campbell Drug Store at
18th and paseo.
Mrs. Mary MIddleton, whd has been
111 for the past week, Is confined to
her home, 809 McGee street, and -will
be glad to see all her friends.
Mr. F. J. Boyce and Rev. R. M.
Gollghtley of Byhllla, Miss., were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Har
ris during the Presbyterian Assembly.
Just' think how' your Shoe Store
has grown. Call and see for yourself.
1507 East 18th Street, opposite the
Peoples' Drug Store, G. A. Page,
Prop., H. G. Jones, Mgr.
Poro hair dressing, hair weav
ing and facial massaging. Scalp
treatment a specialty. Mrs. E.
Norles, 1737 Paseo, upstairs.
Invitations are out announcing the
marriage of Miss Grace Thomas of
this city to Mr. Henry 'Martin of Jer
sey City, N. J., Wednesday, June 10,
at 212G' Woodland avenue.
Miss Cora Powell of Rosedale,
Kans., has returned home from Clare
mont, Va., where she has been teach
ing' the past two .years. She spent a
few days visiting In Washington, D. C.
Mrs. Sallle C. Rogers of 1C11 For
est avenue, has just closed up the
estate of her brother, the late Henry
Bridgewater of St. Louis, Mo., of
which she was the beneficiary to the
extent of several thousand dollars.
Mrs. Carrie Law M. Figgs, Grand
Most Ancient Matron of Heroines of
Jericho of Florida and a teacher at
Jacksonville, Fla., Is the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Hubbel, 2630 Highland
Mrs. W. G. Moseley of 2220-Woodland
avenue, left for Colorado Springs,
Colo., where she will spend the sum
mer with hopes ,of Improving her
health. She was accompanied by a
life-long friend, Miss Sarah Perkins.
The twenty-fifth session of the Mis
souri Annual Conference of the Afri
can Methodist Episcopal Zlon Church
will convene June 10-15, Inclusive. Ex
cellent prograspa will be rendered at
1805 Woodland avenue. Rev; . J. W.
Carter, pastor. '
SMITH'S QUICK LUNCH
Meals at all hours 15, 20, 25 Cents
Lunches Put Up
CHAS. F. SMITH, Prop.
815 Independence Aye.
A Big Double Header Sunday, June
7, at Association Park, 20th and Olive
streets. The first game will be be
tween the Mohawks arid Royal Amer
icans; the second the fast Ninth Cav
alry detachment team of Ft. Leaven
worth and the K. C. Colts. Come out
and meet Uncle Sam's favorite Son's.
Watch for the big mid-season sale
In men's, women's and children's
shoes at 1507 East Eighteenth street.
Pick them out at $1.00 for any man's
or woman's show, and only 50 cents
for any child's show.
H. G. JONES, Mgr.
. G. A. PAGE, Prop.
A sight-seeing party was given in
honor of Rev. Mrs. Wilson, the trav
eling Evangelist, in the splendid car
owned by 'Mr. Rob Robinson. The
party consisted of the following: Mrs.
Jennie Taylor, Mrs. J. M. Henderson,
Mrs. A. B. Robinson, Mrs. Snowden
and Mrs. Fletcher.
Miss Mable Vaughan returned homo
from Claremore, Okla,, where she has
teen teaching to spend the summer
with parents at Quindaro. She was
accompanied by Miss Bradley, a teach.
er in the schools o't Oklahoma City,
Our beloved husband and brother,
Mr, William Christian, departed this
life June 1. He was a member of
the Masonic U. D. lodge and the Cen
tennial M. E. Church.
MRS. GEORGIA CHRISTIAN, .
MRS. ROSO DANIEL,
MRS. JULIA THOMAS.
Miss Llllle Page, advertiser and
agent for Mrs. Simpson's Vegetable
Salve and Hair Tonic, will give
treatments at 1730. Michigan avenue.
Simpson's Hair Tonic 50c
Salve, . , 50c
Treatments , $1.00
Kansas City Agoncy, 1730 Michigan
avenue, Kansas City, Mo.
The Corner Stone off the New Ebe
nezer A. M, E. Church will be laid at
ICth and Lydla Avenue Sunday, June
7 by the Masonic Fraternity under the
auspices of Rone Lodge No. 25. Mel
ford's Military Band will furnish
music and Dr. W, C. Williams the pop
ular and successwul pastor of this
Church expects to make It the great
est event Is the history of the A. M.
E. Church In this City.
Invitations have been extended to
the people of Kansas City, Kansas,
Rosedale, Liberty, Independence, and
surrounding towns tq bo present. And
It wJH-doubtless be. a" memorable occasion.
FOR RENT Nicely furnished roonjs
upstairs light and airy. Suitable to
persons desiring a quiet suburban
home. Telephone service. Address,
Kansas City Sun Office, 1803 E. 18th
street. Bell 'phone East 999.
Let E. A. 'Robinson rent, sell or buy
you a home. A square deal, prompt
and courteous service. 'Call Bell East
Meals at all hour's '
WHEELER SL WHEELER, Props.
1904 Vine St.
SPECIAL TO GRADUATES.
Call on us at once and select your
shoes for graduating exercises. We
are making a 10 per cent reduction to
every graduate from Ward or High
School; our fine white shoes, our
white and patent 'Mary Janes, are ex
tremely popular and prices are within
reach of everyone. See as at once
and save money.
COLORED SHOE STORE,
1507 East 18th.
CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to thank our many
friends of Kansas City and Centropolls
for their kindness during the illness
and death of our daughter and sister,
Maude Cross, and especially Ebenezer
Church Missionary Society, for their
beautiful floral offerings. The mem
ory of these friends will ever be cher
ished In our hearts.
MRS. J. ELLIOTT, Mother,'
MRS. J. ABERNATHY,
MRS. E. WEBBER,
Mr. Levi Russel, 74 years of age,
of Xenla, Ohio, father of Miss M.
Russel, one of our most prominent
teachers, died at his home last Mon
day morning. He was one of Xenla's
most prominent and useful citizens and
leaves a family of nine children, one
sister and five grandchildren. He was
a member of St. John's A. M. E.
Church of that city for 45 years and
was also a member of the Trustee
Board of the Cherry Grove Cemetery.
White "and colored alike mourn the
'loss of this splendid citizen whose life
should be an Incentive to every aspir
ing young colored man In America.
The Sun extends its sympathy to the
THE UNITED STATES MOCK CON
GRESS TO CONVENE JUNE 22.
A great educational affair which
will be interesting from the word go.
Everybody can take part In the ses
sion. National characters to be im
personated. Tlllmans Underwoods
Smiths and Vardafans to make vlt
rollc speeches against Negroes. All
kinds of freak bills to be introduced.
Segregation and Disfranchisement to
be attempted. Remember the Second
Baptist Church is to be the "Capi
tol." The Primaries to be held one
week before the great session, June
15. Much Interest is being shown In
the possible outcome of the Contest
for the "Speaker of the House." Do
you want to be a Senator? Do you
want to be a Representative
UNHEARD OF BEFORE IN HIS
TORY. History records the awful slaugh
ter of the famous Light Brigade at
Balaklava, also the terrible butchery
in the Alamo added to this Is the
story of the bloody carnage at Ft. Pil
low. But my dear reader, If the his
tory of the past has been properly
written there is nothing therein that
will be equal to the Mammoth slaugh
ter sale Thursday, June 11, at the
Colored Shoe Store'at 1507 East 18th
street. Think of It right here where
Canvas and Buckskin Shoes and slip
pers are In season, they 'will be
knocked down at $1.00 for women and
50 cents for children. In fact a large
line of men's and women's shoes will
be sold at a $1.00 per pair and all the
children's good shoes are going at 50
cents. Come in and pick out your
size, almost free of charge.
A banquet by the Blues In honor of'
the Reds of Allen Junior Christian
Endeavor was held In the lecture room
of Allen Chapel following a member
ship campaign which lasted for two
or three months. The Reds were vic
torious. The room was decorated
with palms and red and blue pennants.
The two tables extended tho length
ot the room which seated 200 young
ladles and men and the table wa3
decorated with red peonies and large
white roses arranged In baskets ar
tistically. Vines of red carnations
were stretched across the center of
the tables and cards with each per
son's name who took a part on the
program were- placed at each plate.
The following program was rendered:
Invocation, Rev. W. H. Thomas; mu
sic, Mrs. Frazler; President Woodrow
Wilson, Arthur Johnson; Dinner, Par
ker House rolls, French peas' and frlca
see of chicken; Jane Addams, Mrs. V,
Peck? Salad, pineapple salad; Kelly
Miller, Wm. Nicholas; Solo, Miss Ruth
Price; Refreshments, chocolate
ream; Wm. J. Bryan, Secretary of
state, Willie Washington: Music. Mr.
Western; Salvation .Nell. Miss Ham
ilton; Attorney Qeneral Wickersham',
uanaoipn wisdom: Remarks. Prof
Dawloy, benediction, atev. W. H.
Women's Club Notes
Mrs. Thomas Boyd has returned
from Lexington, Mo., where she rep
resented the State Federation of Wo
men's Clubs. While there she at
tended the Grand Session of Masonic
Courts and reports a pleasant stay.
Dancing every Wednesday night at
Armory Hall, Cottage and Vine
streets. Roscoe White, Dancing
Master. Mrs. Janle White, Instruc
tor. Hall for rent Bell phone East
The Matrons Council of Kansas Cltv
tendered a reception In hpnor of Mrs.
igg, U. M. A. M. of Florida and Jur
isdiction. Thursday. June 4. from 8
to 11 p. m., at 2327 Lydla avenue. An
excellent evening was spent.
HOD CARRIERS' BENEFIT AND
At- L'yrlc hall Saturday evening,
June 6, 1914. Admission 15 and 25
cents. Come and enjoy Knox's mu
sic. The Poro Club met at Mrs. Wilev's.
329 Parallel Btreet, May 22, and the
following members were present:
Mesdames Jacobs, Thomas, Gibson,
Smith. Franklin. Isaac. Tutt. JohnRon.
Balls, Betts, Martin and Miss Bald
The Dunbar program rendered by
the XX History and Art Club was h
decided success. The club will meet
June 11 with Miss -Lizzie Gleaves,
1823 Flora and all members are
urged to be present. Mrs. Wm. Snell,
The Directors of Children's Orphan
Home, 852 Washington boulevard,
Kansas City, Kansas, extend an invi
tation to the public to visit this In
stitution and note the Improvements
Mrs. Wllla Dwlgglns, President.
Mrs. R, M. DIckerson, Rec. Sec.
Mrs. Carrie L. Figgs of Jackson
ville, Fla., Grand Matron of the H. of
J. of that state, was tendered a de
lightful reception last- Thursday night
at the beautiful residence of Prof, and
Mrs. R. T. Coles by the ladles of the
various courts of the city. Many
prominent people were in attendance
and a very pleasant evening was spent
by all present.
The Progress Study Club met last
Tuesday to perfect arrangements for
Home Day, which will be observed at
all churches Sunday, June 7. The pas
tors of all the churches will preach on
the subject of "Home," and the mem
bers of the Progress Study Club will
appear in a short program at Allen
Chapel at evening service Sunday.
The club will meet at Studio, June 9,
for the election of officers and closing
The Graeco Art Club met with Miss
Davis, 1229 Woodland avenue, and the
following program was rendered: In
vocation: Piano selection, (Walter
Mllnes) by Miss Davis; Paper, "The
Negro," Mrs. Watts; Solo, Mrs. E. P.
Fagan; "Last Night Was the End of
the World," by Harry Von ..Tilzor;
Reading, (Hagar), Mrs. Smith; Solo,
"I Hear You Calling," Mrs. Glass; Ad
dress, "Contact," Dr. Wm. H. Thomas;
Piano Selection (Ethbert Nevin), Mrs.
Steward; Recitation, ".Mother's Pray
er," Mrs. Adams; Solo, "If I Forget,"
(Alfred Anderson), Mrs. Jordon. An
excellent luncheon was served and a
delighted afternoon spnt.
With tho assistance of the Kansas
City Sun and the combined help of
the Churches, we were able to estab
lish "Home Day." This being our sec
ond anniversary we take this means
to remind you the first Sunday in June
Is "Home Day." The emblem to be
worn by every person who over know
of. a home Is the red carnation, The
pastors are asked to preach on the
"Homes" and the choirs to sing songs
that will carry the mind hack to the
dear old Home.
FEDERATION OF CLUBS.
Mrs. J. E. Frazler, 1030 Woodland
avenue, had as guests this week, an
aunt and cousin, llrs. Vernon and
daughter of La Junta, Colo." and a
cousin, Miss Buelah Vernon, of. Har-
The Choir of Ebenezer Church call
ed upon Mrs. Lloyd E. Bailer on Fri
day night, May 29, to express appre
ciation for her work as directress for
the past year and a halt and to pre
sent her with an elegant cut glass
water set. Mrs. Bailer waB deeply af
fected by such gratitude so beauti
Not Always Fatal,
Many a young fellow who. expected
to fade and die three weeks after a
sweet little girl had thrown him over
has developed into a big, robust speci
men of masculinity. Toledo Blade.
"I sent Flo my portrait the other
day." Made quite a hit, I suppose?"
"Well, I don't know. She -acknowledged
receipt of one comic valentine."
Guest-Anythlng good at tlje tho
aters this week? You know, some
thing I couldn't take my wife to?
Extreme of Wisdom.
'Utmost wisdom Is not in self-denial,
but In learning to And extreme pleas
ure In very little things.' Ruskln,
Everybody Is Going To Smith's
Everybody 1b going to Smith's Drug
store to try the famous Tango Sun
dae on a Blazer,
The following is- a Jlst of distin
guished guests and popular society
people who have visited and declared
the Tango Sundao to be the most de
licious they have ever eaten.
Is Your Name In the List?
Mrs. L. A. Knox, T. 8. O. DerBam, Sir.
Sam Watson, Miss Parllne Tarwater,
Mrs, C. L. Davis, Mrs. B. O. Cave, Mr.
M. Glenn, Mrs. It. F. Fulhrlght, Mrs.
Laura Lewis, Miss More Johnson, Rich
ard Elliott, Mrs. Maggie Drown, Mrs. Mc
Keever, Miss Mary Johnson, Miss Irene
Johnson, Mrs. II. Clark, Miss Mary Dixon,
Mr. Edward Fletcher," Miss Norah Rey
nolds. Miss Viola McDanlcls, Mr. E. T. Cnr
HnBton, Mrs. Beatrice McClanahan, Mr.
John w. Ront, Mr. Den Thomas, Mrs. Ben
Thomas, Mr. W. O. Fisher, Miss Nettle
Colbert, Mrs. Bessie Harris, Mrs. Earl
Carter, Miss Ollle Carter, Mi Earl Car
ter, air. Snell. Mrs. Charles II. Lewis,
Miss Erma Johnson, Dr. A. W. Fox, Jr.,
Miss Carrie Curtis, Miss Scott Materson,
Miss Bertha Hanna.
Miss Susie Perkins, Miss Altha Rollins,
Mr. C. Rose, Mrs C. Rose, Miss Hazel
Smith, Miss Eva Jenkins, Miss Margaret
Davis, Miss Loulsana Davis, Mr. C.
Green, Miss Overton Williams, Miss
Clara Jones, Mr. A. J. Robertson, Mrs.
Minnie White, Mrs. C. Holllngswortli,
Miss Bertha Goesberry, Mrs. S. W.
Brown. Miss Ola Crews, Mrs. Emly Over
alls, Miss Susie Pearl,, Mr. Harry J.
Brown, Mrs. F. M. Coles, Mrs. C. W.
Balls, Miss Laura Pero, Mr. O. J. Arnold,
Mrs J. L. Bowler, Miss Estellene Greer,
A. Ij. Wright, Miss Lillian Farley, Miss
Izetta Farley, Mr. II. IJ. Drake, Mrs!
Drake, Mrs. A. Lewis, Miss Minnie
Brown, Mr, Fred Lyons, Mrs. John Dale,
Mrs. E. D. Thomas, Miss Wllma Hamp
ton. L. .T. Green. Mrs. Ella Rose. Miss
Emma Starr. Mrs. E. Y. Pillow, Mr. A.
E. Walker, Miss Oladls Botts, Miss Bea
trice Penn, Mrs. C. Brown, Miss Nina
Brown, Miss Leona Johnson, Prof. Shel
ton French. Grace Dusen, Mrs. M. C.
Jeff, Mrs. J. W. Bell, Mr. K. D. Price,
Mrs. K. D. Price, Mrs. C. H. Smith, Miss
Lula Knox, Miss Lessle King, Mr. F. D.
Wright, Mr. F. W. Fltchue, Mrs. A.
Lewis, Mrs. Laura Hudson, Mr. Spencer
Walls, Mrs. II. Derrltt, Miss C. Palmer,
Mrs. J. W. Daniels, Miss Lizzie Dusen,
Miss Leona Johnson, G. S. Murphy, J. L.
Bowler, Jr., Hattlo Scott, Allen Harris,
Miss P. Washington, Jack Wengate, W.
B. Kennedy, Mrs. W. B. Kennedy, L. J.
Greene, Wllmer Hampton, Tilla May Pull
man, Parlee Harris, Mrs. Emma Mon
tlne, Mrs. Lula Spalding, Will. Finnel,
Mrs. J. E. Ingram, Mrs. Pearl Taylor,
W. D. Holmes, Mrs. W. D. Holmes, Mrs.
Edna Wlnkfleld, Mrs. Douglass McMillan,
Miss Minnie Johnson, Mr. Geo. Taylor.
Mr. Fred Plummer, Mr. Fred Snoddy,
Miss Mahle Edwards, Miss F, Wllburn,
Mrs. Geo. Washington, Mrs. Anna Combs,
Miss Ethel Taylor, Miss Stella Cant,, Miss
Bertha Smith. Mr. Milton Clay, Mrs. F.
W. Anthony. Miss May Shields. Mr. C. C.
Lewis, Mr. L. Peppars, Miss Ethel Crow
der. Miss Arthur Brown, Mr Wm. John
son, Mrs. E. P. Fogan, Mrs. Anna White,
Prof. Reynolds, Miss Clara Howard of
Miss Ethel Berryman, Mrs. Lillian
Berryman, Dr. William H. Thompklns,
Mrs. William H. Thompklns, Mr. Ernest
jonnson, miss uertna Alexander, jur.
Asa Damon, Mrs. Leslie Brown, Miss
Stella Dudley. Mrs. Mary Klne. Mis.
John A. Norles, Mrs. Mary Henderson,
airs, aiary i.ewis, Mr. Jessie Jieyers,
Mrs. Jessie Meyers, Miss Galena Plum
mer. Miss Rosa Hurt. Miss Estcll.i Tuonan.
Mr. C. O. Williams, Mrs. L. George, Mr.
R. Bennett, Miss Clara Holland, Mrs. Al
fred Rodgers. Mrs. Prof. T. B. Stewart,
Mrs. Jno. Cotton, Mr. Richard Hayse,
jurs. mcnara liayse, Airs. Hayes iong,
Master Ruben John Hayse, Dr. T. J. Mc
Campbell, Mrs, T. J. McCampbell, Miss
Lenora Dillon Theo. II. Mi.ler. Mrs. W.
W. Fields, Mrs. II. W. Miller, Mrs. W. C.
Hueston, Mrs. Hlnes, Misses Hunt, Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Dovls.'Mrs. Minnie Dowl
Ing, Miss Emma D. Dowllng, Miss M. II.
Gaston, Miss Sallle Fields, L. Harrison.
Miss Tllllo Robinson, Mrs- Guy Marshall,
ur. w. I liayaen a. u. uiarK, anss
Carrie Robinson. Miss Lillian Griffon.
Mrs. R. P. Jackson, Mrs. Samuel F. Price,
i.nsg victoria fiynn, juiss jennie iteys,
Mr. C. H. Southall, Mr. Fred Williams,
Miss Jerusha Ferguson, Miss Maud P.
Harris. Mr. J. B. Perkins. Miss Lida Web
ster, Miss Grace Thomas, Mrs. Ruby
iocKnari, Airs. J. A. j onus, Airs. 11. l.
Kahn, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Calvin, Mr. Geo.
Bledsoe. Mr. Gertrude Bledsoe. Miss
Grace Austin. Mr. Jno. Fowler. Master
jas. teen, .-uib- uieua urown, Air. Artnur
Patterson, Miss Judith Slmms, Miss Delia
Boaz, Prof. J. D. Bowser, Mrs. C. C.
Bousfleld. Chicago. HI.: Miss Elizabeth
Grandon, Mrs. o. Kelton.
aiiss Ruth Braaiev, sirs. u. a. urostn
walte, Professor Work, Miss Victoria
Newsome, Dr. Bruce. Miss Delia Newsom,
Prof. T. B. Stewart, Professor White.
Deep Fresh Water.
In Lake Baikal, in Asia, the extra
ordinary depth of more than 5,600
feet has been reached, making this
by far the deepest fresh water known.
It now appears that Lake Tanganyika,
in Africa, may approach this depth, as
Capt. Jacobs ot the German navy has
reported a sounding of 4,190 feet, and
a Belgian officer claims to have pene
trated still lower. Tanganyika's deep
est bottom Is at least 1,600 feet be
low sea level.
Very Old Custom.
The custom of saying "God bless
you" to a person when he sneezes
originated among tho ancients, who,
fearing danger from it, after sneezing
made a short prayer tq the gods, as
"Jupiter help me." Tho custom is
mentioned by Homer, 'the. Jewish rab
bis and others. Polydore, Vergil says
it took its rise at tho time ot the
plague In 558, when the Infected fell
dead, sneezing, though -apparently In
Transferring Box, Kites.
The United States experts use box
kites In many meteorological experi
ments, but have hitherto found dif
ficulty In transporting them across tho
country from one station to another
by reason of their shape and size.
A novel type has, been devird which,
by-cutting a few strings and loosen
ing four bolts, permits the kite to be
knocked down Into flat, compact form,
very much like a collapsible box or
Best of Political Parties.
The political parties that I would
call great, are those which cling more
to principles than to consequences;
to general, and not to special cases;
to Ideas, and not to men. such par
ties are usually distinguished by a
nobler character, more' generous pas
sions," more genuine convictions, and
a moro bold and open conduct than
others. De Tocquevlllo.
t, Keep Busy.
Tho best preventive against Idleness
ts to start with the dee;-seated con
viction of the earnestness of life.
Whatever men say of the world, it Ib
certainly no stage for trifling; In a
scene where all, are at work Idleness
can lead only to wreck and ruin.
John Stuart Blackie. , '
Husband "'There you arOjmy dear;
you see I'm lmprolng'" I've brought
my umbrella back." Wlfe 'That la
very extraordinary, considering your
umbrella is still In the stand,- and
that y6u went out with your' walking-stick!"
Professor Holder, Miss Grace "White, Mr.
N. G. Walker, Dr. Kane, Dr. Lowe, Mrs.
Silas Chalney, Mrs. Annls Garrett, Mrs.
Daisy McKnlght, Miss Viola Robinson,
Miss Ethyllne, Wilson, the Misses Mar
tin, Miss Ambla Keene, Mr. T, Laws, Mr.
Eugene Vaughan, Mr. Johnnie Banks,
Miss Pauline Vaughn, Miss Ferlow, Mrs.
E. Baldwin, Mr. Hugh Jones, Miss Joseph
ine Yates, Mr. Phillip Johnson, Miss
Susie Hutchlngs, Miss Mary Jones, Mr.
Phil Tllford, Mr. Tim Cooper, Miss Over
ton, Mr. Arthur Harris, Mrs. Sally C.
Rodgers, Dr. Holly, Miss Bel), Miss Annie
Bell Montgomery, Dr. Hopkins, Mr.
Thurman. Miss Sadie nodzers. Dr. nnd
Mrs. A. D. Bradbury, Mr. Moore, Miss
Jarrett, Mrs. Washington, Mr. Blue, Mls
L. A. Knox, M. C. Holllngsworth, Miss
B, Golsberry, Mr. A. J. Rollins, Miss
Florence Golsberry, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Taylor, D. G. Watson, Miss Estellln
Greer, Grant Moore, Mrs. Llge Hen
dricks, Mrs. Williams, Mr. Thomas San
ders, Mrs. Geneva Sanders, Miss Minnie
Coleman, Miss Lena Anderson, Mr. N. F,
Ward, Miss Craig, Prof. Marquess, Miss
Clymer, Mr. Roy Mosely, Miss Hattle
Ewlng. Miss Mattle Hanna, Mr. and Mrs.
Ferguson, Mrs. Charles J. Adams. Miss
Mamie Martin, Mr, Griggs, Mr. W. W.
Young, Mrs. C. M. Thompson, Mrs. W.
W. Young, Mr. C. M. Thompson, C. W.
Comogor, Miss P. Brown, Mrs. Julius.
Fox, Miss Allene Fox.
Mrs. Marie Patrick, Mrs. Charles A.
Ellis. Miss Emma Rector, Miss Blanche
Quarles, Miss Susie Johnson, Miss Mazio
Woodson. Miss Claudia I.. Quarrels. Mrs.
J. E. Frazler, Mrs. Leona B. Mosby, Wll-
uuin v: j.ayior. Airs. w. w. Lynn, Airs.
LUella Reeves Turner, Mrs. Lula Sweat
man, Mrs. Eyn L. Moore, Miss Inez Mc
Coy, Miss I. V. Ralley, Madame M. B.
Dean, Mrs. E. T. Carrington, Miss Lena
Allen. Mr. H. Hopkins, Mr. H. W. Mil
ler, Miss Jennie V.. Wilson, Miss Maude
nuugms. Air. F. 13. Davis, misb Willie
Glass, Miss Lillian Carey, Miss Dorothy
Cole. Miss Bertha Johnson, Mr. Willie
Williams, Professor Mabry, Sallle Mae
Nixon, Mrs. Grace Pannell.
Mrs. E. L. Washington, Mrs. Edward
Whltmore, Kansas City, Kas.; Mrs.
Thur-man, Mrs. May Hackworth. Geo.
Fortner, Mrs. M. I. Wiley, Mrs. Robt. P.
,Hurd, Chicago; Mrs. J. W. Mitchell, Mrs.
Abernathy, Miss Carriner Sanders, Mr.
William F. Taylor, Mrs. Lon Lored. Mrs.
Millie Williamson, Mrs. A. L. Lankford.
Miss Nancy Taylor, Hon. N. C. Crews,
Mrs. W. II. Pickett, Mrs. Clara Gardner,
Mrs. F. Pryor, Miss M. Aklns, Mr. C. G.
Backwell, Mr. C. Hollinsworth, Miss Em
ma Gardner, Mr. Andrew Rollins, Mrs.
M. B. Carr, Rosedale, Kas.; Miss Beatrice
L. Scholl, Miss Edna Klrkpatrtck, Miss
Bailey, Miss Melba Parker, Prof. W. T.
White, Miss P. B. Yoakum, Miss O. J.
Martin, Mr. R. J. Robinson, Miss Maude
Mason, Miss Myrtle Jackson, Mr. R. E.
ij. iaiiey, Airs, u. is. u. uauey, Air. u.
F. Sales, Miss Clara Carter, Miss Susie
Nuby, Miss Ethel Lay, Miss Mable
Brown. AIlss Fssln .Tnhnnnn. Air. V. J.
Weaver, Mrs. F. J. Weaver. Miss Como-
leia weaver, sirs. John F. Gardner, Miss
Miss Kingsbury, Dr. Pearl, Mrs. E. V.
McMIlllan, Mrs. William Snell, Miss
Maude Taylor, Mrs. E. A. Barnhlll, Prof.
T. W. II. Williams, Mrs. Haze Long, Mrs.
C. Johnson, Mrs. Bert Hill, Lawyer
Bruce, Mist Sweatman, Mr. Simpson,
Miss Locke Vrs. Hunter, Mr. Andrew
G. Williams. Miss Carmen Hackley, Mrs.
Frances Brown, Mrs. R. E. Strickland,
Miss Hattle Ewlng, Mr. Charles Holmes,
Mr. T. B. Beard. Bertie Taylor.
Miss Waunebia C. Webb, John Roy
Barker, Miss Beatrice Davis, Marlon
Smith, Effle Peninston, Miss Mary
Smith. Miss Catherine Wnshlnirtnn Minn
Anna Collier, Mrs. T. W. H. Williams,
Miss Irma Anthony, Miss Edith Williams,
iti-a. uieensireei. Airs, iianuau, Airs.
Mlckle, Prof, G. A. Page, Mrs. E. A.
The Ka-See Girls In a body, and the
following Clio Club members: Mrs. P. C.
Steward, Mrs. L. E. Woods, Mrs. C. A.
Washington: also Mrs. E. R. Whltmore.
Miss Ida F. Bell, Mlsa Armeda Jarrett,
Miss Williams, Mrs. E. C. Bunch, Mrs.
Elizabeth Stokes, and Mrs. Wilds'
Mrs. Dorsey, Mrs. Brown, Miss Stella
Washington. Miss Coleman, Mr. Carter,
Mrs. D. A. Willis, Mrs. Wells, Mrs. T. B.
Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin, Dr. E. C.
Bunch, Mrs. B. L. Fisher. lira. A. E.
Osborne of Los Angeles. OjIIC
Mrs. A. Williams, Mrs. T. L. Patton,
Miss Susie Pearl, Miss Anna Caro, Miss
Hattle Shy. Mr. Hubbard Ramsey, Mr.
Dorsey Brown. Sirs. Tllford Davis, Jr.,
K. C, K., Mrs. J. Lewis Gambles,
K. C, K.
Meet me at Smith's after the 'show
after church or after the dance, where
we can sit and talk the matter over
and enjoy eating one of those Thrill
ing Tangos. Eighteenth and Tracy Is
Which Kills Most Worry or Drink?
That the optimism which pervades
Kate Langley Bosher's new book,
"The House of Happiness," has the
racy quality of the phollosophy of
those who live near the soil, would
seem to be proved by the following
remarks of one of its characters:
"And if anybody will tell me what
good worryln' does they can have ev
ery egg my hen Is agoln' to lay this
spring! More folks wear out from
worryln' than dies from drink, and
drink Is the king-bee killer, Mr. Doyo
says, and he ought to know, beln' a
"He thinks all the world of her,
waits on her like she was a baby. I
used to think she was a fool critter,
but it's me who's been the fool. A
man don't think much of aVoman he
don't have to wait on."
"I ain't never heard tell that the
Lord pays taxes, or cuts the firewood,
or mends the roof when it leaks, or
gets shoes for the children, and all
them things has got to be done. Solo
mon Hatch leaves things he don't like
to do to the Lgrd. He gets me and
the Lord mixed up."
Varnish Soles of Shoes.
Patented liquids to spread upon the
soles of shoes In order to make them
wear longer have recently been an
alyzed In the laboratories of La Na
ture, In Paris. The chemists report
that these are little else but copal
varnish, very strong In copal. They
suggest that, as this Is far less ex
pensive than any of the patented sub
stances, it bo used Instead of them.
Their advice is to wear new shoes
for several days to make the surface
of the soles more absorbent, then to
varnish them with the copal until the
leather refuses to take up any moro.
Set tho shoes aside until the varnlBh
is perfectly dry. They close their re
port with the comment: -
"We do not know If this really
makes the leather more resisting.
But one can always try and we hope
that some of our readers will do It
and let us know the results."
She "If I'd known before we were
married that you swore so, I'd never
have accepted you." Ho "Confound
It! That's what comes of being a
Good Street Car Rule, Too.
In The How to Do It Series, the Lon
don Globe's tame medical man gives
this .valuable advice: To avoid disease
germs 'insido the motor bus, ride out
Maud "Hasn't Miss Oldun got
searching eyes?" Mario "Well, I
don't wonder at it She's been search
ing' for a hUBband for 20 years."
That all the lodges seem to be
electing new officers.
That a certain Negro slapped his
bride of a week and she's "gone to
That when you miss a friend now
adays the chances are you can find
him at the smallpox hospital.
That a certain buffet flat has such
a big beer trade that they have quit
using bottle beer and now sell from
the keg. Going some, ain't they?
That the Peoples' Band made ev
erybody sit up and take notice at the
laying of the cornerstone of the Y. M.
C. A. building Sunday afternoon.
That the band from out of the
city left crying while the band with
blue uniform and white stripes Is still
That a certain Miss Is sweating
blood these days because the fellow
who danced with her so often the
other night now has the smallpox.
(Better look out).
That when an usher shows you a
seat and you take another, you are
guilty of the grossest violation of pub
lic ethics, which can only be attrib
uted to Ignorance.
That a white brother who was so
liciting laundry In a Colored settle
ment, met the man of the house, Mon
day, and admired his keystone very
much and casually remarked that he
owned one. Tho Colored brother ask
ed him where he got It and he said
up in Wisconsin. The Colored broth
er repeated the question and the
white brother made a long story
about the difference, demultlcatlon
and so forth. When the black brother
said, "Well, what would you do if you
heard a cry In the night? Would
you ask: "Are you white, red, black,
brown or yellow?" The white broth
er said, "I would Investigate first and
act afterward." Take the witness.
A. P. or J. E.
Show your children the way to their
Shoe Store, 1507 East 18th Street, op
posite the Peoples' Drug Store.
All aboard to Leavenworth on the
Odd Fellows second Annual Trolley
Party Thursday, June 25. Come and
go with us, and enjoy one of the best
outings of the season. Good music
and entertainments at Coliseum Rink.
Round trip, 60 cents.. Thursday,
There Is a reason why the larger
per cent of Cabinet Stationary used
by Kansas City's "400" Is turned
from tho Arthur W. Harris Printing
Establishment. First their work
manship In this class of service is
unexcelled by any of the larger ana
best equipped printing establish
ments In this city, since they all but
make a specialty of this class of
work. Second, while their prices are
not always tho lowest, they are al
ways the fairest. They have "de
livered" with accuracy and despatch
to over 90 per cent of the classy
weddings and receptions during the
past year and now when a function
of class Is announced Us a ten-to-one
shot that Harris will handle the
WORDS OF APPRECIATION.
More Mothers Testify to Merits of
XXth Century Hair Preparations.
Nelson, Mo., April 13, 1913.
Dear Madam Dabney: I am writ
ing you for a small order. I want
you to please send by mall 3 bottles
ot shampoo, 3 boxes of hair grower
and 2 boxes of pressing oil. I like
the remedy Just fine; I would not be
without It for anything. I am using
It on my little girl's hair; it seems
to be helping It greatly.
MRS. ANNA BRUNER.
Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 20, 1913.
Dear Madam Dabney: I am a moth
er of four girls. In trying to Improve
their hair I had tried several prepara
tions, but none gave me good results
until I used Madam Dabney's XXth
Century Preparations. Their hair was
thin, harsh and would fall out so that
I dreaded to use a comb. Now their
hair Is growing nicely does not fall
out has no dandruff Is soft and pret
ty. Three of these girls are attend
ing Wendell PhllllpB School, Howard
and Vine streets. Investigation will
bear out my testimony. I would not
be without the XXth Century Prepa
ration In my house.
MRS. DORA HAWKINS,
2455 Woodland Ave.
A six week's treatment ot Madam
P. M. Dabney'a XXth Century Hair
Preparations sent on receipt of P. O,
money order ot $1.25, or a single pack
age or XXth Century Hair Grower,
Pressing Oil or Shampoo sent for 50c.
Write today to Madam P. M. Dabney's
XXth Century Hair Preparations Co.,
1806 E. 24th SL, Kansas City, Mo.,
Pertons living In Kansas City who
cannot be supplied by their druggist
will bo called upon by an agent on
dropping a postal card to the above
address or calling Bell phone. East
Seven Passenger Car
Special attention given to sight
Day phones Bell Grand 3125.
Night phones Home Main 8647; Bcltf
Kansas City, Mo.
E. EUGENE VAUGHAN.
MEMBER K. C. BUSINESS LEAGUE-..
Just why should a man procrastinate
In the matter of buying real estate:
No stronger earthly force can allev
iate The pains and sorrow In the hour ol
I have plenty of capital to fculMi
houses. Telephone me to-day. Event
ually you will. Estimates cheerfully
Two brand new houses, each with
Ave (5) rooms and bath, in Kansas.
Fifty (50) lots In IUverslde Parity
opposite Western University, to go at '
easiest kind of terms. A new rocli
road Is now being built to this addi
tion. Use the telephone, and make
an engagement with me to-day to sec
Five (5) room and three (3) rooTm
house, forty (40) feet ground, close
in. Three thousand (3,000.00) Dol
Four (4) room house, and one 'acres
of ground, $2,250. Terms.
EUGENE EDWARD VAUGHAN..
Twenty-sixth and Parkway,
KANSAS CITY, KANSAS"..
Bell phone. West 1757.
YOUNG LADIES WANTED.
We want a number of energetic, n
telllgent young ladles of neat appear
ance to handle Mme. P. M. Dabneys
XXth Century Hair Preparations. We
pay salaries to those who are quali
fied. Previous experience not neces
sary. Apply In person Saturday, Mon
day of Tuesday morning between 9 and
11 o'clock at 1806 East 24th Street.
Furnished L'and Unfurnishtti.
Rooms For Rent.
FOR. RENT Modern furnished
room. Bell phone, East 4721-W," D1L
Garfield avenue. Wm. Fisher, Prop.
FOR RENT Nicely furnlsheJi
rooms; strictly modern; Bell phone -East
4090; 1606 Garfield Avenue.
FOR RENT Four rooms strictly
modern. $9.00 per month. 1215 Indep.
Avenue. Call 211 W. 6th Street. Home
Phone Main 5595.
FOR RENT 2440 Montgall avenue,
6 rooms modern, $22.50 per month.
J. M. Day, N. W. Cor. 18th and Paseo
Grand 1413 Bell phone.
FOR RENT A Cafe doing goodt
business. Cheap. 1705 E. 12th street.
Bell phone, East 2214.
FOR RENT Nine rooms strictly
modern; hard wood floors; facing two
streets, Lydla avenue and the Pasco.
Call J, Dallas Bowser, Bell Phona
SPECIAL TO HOME BUYERS.
We are agents for several 6, 7 and!
8 room strictly modern houses om
Michigan Av., Euclid Av., and Gar
Meld between 10th and 15th st. This
is an excellent chance to buy a home-
In a fine neighborhood at a reason
These houses will be shown by ap
pointment only. We also have
new cottages, 3 and 4 rooms each
near Wendell Phillips School, price.
$1100 to $1500 each. Easy terms.
AFRO-AMERICAN INVEST CO:.
911 McGee' SL
Home 7555 Main Bell 751 Malm
1108 Vine, 3 rooms ,,...18.00
1108 Vine. 6 rooms 112.00-
2609 Highland Ave., 4 rooms JI5.CW
824 E. 24th St., 4 rooms (1st floor). SlCW
1112 Campbell It rooms (modern t45jUC'
2453 Flora Ave., rooms (modern). 2?A0-
1720 E. 18th St.. 5 rooms 115.00'
916 Highland, 7 room modern frame, I2COO
1323 Highland, 4 room brick , ..J1COO
1611 Garfield, 9 room frame ...2iO0
24th and Lydla, 7 room mod. frame $2800
2220 Flora, 4 room cottage...., tl0
Howard and Garfield 4 -room new cot
tage, sx.200; 1100 down, 110 a month.
Any of the above can he bought osi
.very liberal terms,
Afro-Amsrican Investmnt &
911 McQEE RTREET.