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It not only beautifies the hair but also keeps It
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Price, 25 and 50 Cents Everywhere
Successor to G. A. Roy
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PHONES: Home Main 7344; Bell East 43
18th and Paseo
Summer Tourist Fares
' Missouri Pacific
On Sale June 1st to September 30th.
Los Armeies and San Francisco. $60. 00
Portland and Seattle 60.00
Salt Lake and Ogden 30.50
Nashville, Tenn 26.10
Return Limit October 31st
Glenwood Springs, Colo 27.50
Ashvllle, N. C 31.60
Buffalo and Niagara Falls 36.00
Washington and Baltimore 47.20
St. Paul 16.50
New York 43.00
Atlantic City 43.00
Niagara Falls 31.10
Portland, Me , 43.85
Return Limit 60 Days.
"THE LINES WITH THE SERVICE"
4 Trains Dally to SL Louis.
2 Trains Dally to Little Rock and Hot Springs.
3 Trains Dally to Omaha.
3 Trains Daily to Joplln and Carthage.
2 Trains Dally to Wichita.
2 Trains Dally to Pueblo, Denver, Salt Lake
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901 Main Street, Union Depot.
Third and Washington, Kansas City, Kas.
Telephones 6327" Main, Home; 6740 Main, Bell,
R. T. G. MATTHEWS,
Assistant General Passenger AgenL
A Successful Fair In Spite of the Bad
Surprisingly Large and Excellent
Display of Agricultural and In
Tho Negro Industrial, Educational
and Agricultural fair held at Bunceton,
Mo., last week, was an unqualified
success. In spite of the rainy, anil
disagroeable weather large crowds
were In attendance each day and on
Friday an unusually large crowd was
accorded. All of the best farmers and
citizens of Cooper county are Inter
ested in this venture nnd all worked
hard too make It a succea each year.
The officers this year were! G. D.
Holliday, president; Win. Henderson,
vice president; Chas. G. Byas, secre
tary; Maggie L. Holliday, assistant
secretary; W. T. Newman, treasurer;
with Mrs. G. D. Holliday, superinten
dent of the Art Hall. The Board of
Directors were: Emmett Baskett, J.
F. Crockett. W. Clay, W V. Holliday,
A. Gaston, -Lewis Draffen, W. Lindsay,
and the officers. At night lectures
were given on Industrial and racial
topics; first night ly Dr. R. Leon Hill
of Boonvlllo; the second night by
Prof. N. C. Bruce of Balton; and tho
third night by Hon. N. O. Crews of
Kansas City, editor of the Kansas City
Sun. Large crowds gredted each
speaker. Prizes were offered for the
various products raised on a farm; for
the best lady .rider; for the best spec
imen of handwriting; best home-made
quills; best gentleman rider over fif
ty; the prettiest girl baby; the oldest
person In attendance; for winner of
fat man's race to weigh not less than
200 pounds, and many other Interest
ing events. All In all it was the most
successful Negro fajr held In the state
of Missouri and the management
promises to make it even better and
larger next year. W hllp there the ed
itor was the guest at the beautiful
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Byas. Mrs.
Byas Is one of the most charming hos
tesses In the state and her husbaand
is rated as the best blacksmith in
A large number of friends were
gathered at the home of Mrs. Emma
Davlsi 813 Magnolia avenue, Vlcks
burg,' Miss., on the evening of Sep
tember 9, to witness the marriage of
her daughter, Julia Lee, to Mr. Claude
Harold DePriest of Denyer, Colo. The
bride entered the parlor with her cou
sin, Mr. Willie Moseley, at 7:30 p. m.,
by a beautiful strain played by Mrs.
Alice Davis, while Rev. E. Whltten
berg read the ceremony which made
this happy couple man and wife. The
parlor was beautifully decorated with
a bank of ferns studded with pink
roses, which formed a background for
this occasion. The bride never looked
more lovely In a gown of white char-
meuse trimmed with point d esprit,
Is on the sick list. .. .After a pleasant
day with relatives and friends Miss
Pansy Smith will return to Mollne,
Texas. .. .Mrs. Fannie- Dalley of Mo
llne, has been the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. James Moss the past two weeks
. .. .Mr. James Smith of Springfield Is
(siting Ws mother. ,. .The entertain
ment given by Mrs. Josle Howard at
tho residence of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Orange, was a success. .. .Miss Allco
Lavlnia Smily will leavo Tuesday for
Baxter Springs, Kas., where she will
make her home with Prof, and Mrs.
C. M. Yeager. While there she will
attend High School. .. .Mrs. Jennie
Sparks and daughter Pearl have re
turned from St. Paul.
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.
A- love since childhood, a devotion
lasting for more than fifteen years,
culminated In a quiet home wedding,
Wednesday, September 2, In this city.
The contracting parties were Miss
Susie Lewis of Kansas City, Mon and'
Mr. Benpamin Parks, who for the past
three years has resided hero. A pretty
nnd well .attended "at homo" party at
which time opportunity was given for
all to meet the bride, was held at the
homo of Mr. and Mrs. H., It. Johnson,
20 East Seventh South in the even
ing. Miss Marie WIckllffe rendered
several beautiful selections, but the
one which appealed most to the bride
groom was "Goodbye Everybody.
Among those present were: Mrs.
Chouteau of Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs.
Perkins of Denver, Colo.; Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. WIckllffe, Miss WIckllffe, '
Mr. and Mrs. F. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs.
H. W. Osborne, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin
Faulkner, Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Jack
son, Mrs. Mary Jackson, r. and Mrs.
J. W. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Gunn, Mrs. Chas. A. Washington,
Mrs. E. M. Washington, Messrs. I. K.
Jackson, J. Thompson, J. Brown, Geo.
Conn. The bride and groom were the
recipients of a beautiful chest of sil
ver, a present from the "Utah boys"
which was fittingly presented by "Un
cle" Charlie Wickllffe,and accepted by
the bridegroom on behalf of the new
lywcds. FARMINGTON, MO.
Douglass School opened September
7 with an enrollment of 8 and every
thing is moving along nicely with a
good average of attendance for, the
first week, with V. E. Williams and
Miss Dayse F. Baker In charge
Prof. J. C. Staten made a business trip
to St. Louis, Wednesday, returning
Friday. . . .Mr. T. M. Hunt of St. Louis
visited his mother and sister a few
days last weela. . . .Mrs. Jno. Ransom
of Bonne Terre wa3 the guest of Mrs.
Felix Poston, Tuesday. .. .G. E. Suth
erland Chapter No. 48 conducted two
candidates, Mrs. John Ransom of
Bonne Terre, and Miss Dayse F. Bak
er, into the light of tho Eastern .Star
on Tuesday evening. . Mrs. Martha
Washington returned to- Champaign,
111., Saturday moorning, after a few
weeks' visit with her aunt, Mrs. uou-
rfiinestones and orange blossoms. She thiti Prof j c gtafen left Sunday.
carried no flowers nor did she wear a
veil and her only jewelry was a dia
mond ring, a gift of the groom. After
receiving congratulations the dining
room was open to the guests; the
color scheme of pink and white was"
cleverly carried out in the refresh
ments. Amid showers of rice and
good wishes the happy couple depart
ed at 10:10 for Mound Bayou, where
they will reside for a few months. Mr.
DePriest is connected with the Dem
onstrator Publishing Co. of that city.
There were nearly three hundred
guests present. The out of town
guests were Mrs. Nolson of Jackson,
Miss.; Miss Bessie L. Crowder of Mer
idian, Miss. Miss Crowder, who has
been visiting the bride, left Thursday,
September 10 While visiting rela
tives at his home, September 3, Mr.
Joe T. Patton, musician, formerly of
Kansas City, accepted the position as
instructor of music at Jackson Col
lege, Jackson, Miss W. T. Vernon
of Kansas City, Kas., formerly Regis
trar of the U. S. Treasury, spoke at
the A. M. E. Church during the Pre
siding Elder's Council, Wednesday,
September 9 to a large audience. . . .
A large delegation left here for the
National Baptist Convention at Phila
delphia, Pa., Monday. Among those
departing were Revs. A. M. Johnson,
president Mississippi Baptist Confer
ence; J. H. C. Henry, G. W. Alexan
der and wife, L. H. Winn, Mrs. A.
Scott and a number of others.
for Charleston to assume the duties
of principal of the public school....
Miss May Baker was a business visi
tor In Bonne Terre Saturday.. . .Mrs.
Estelle Roberts and son Addison, left
Sunday for Terre Haute, Ind., to visit
friends.... Mr. Felix Poston spent a
few hours In Bonne Terro Sunday af
ternoon with friends.
Rev. G. P. Haywood preached a soul
stirring sermon at Bethel A. M. E.
church, Sunday.... Prof. Hurde of
Brookfield, has been elected principal
of Lincoln School here.... The Stew
ardesses of Bethel A. M. E. church
gave an entertainment Friday at the
church. An excellent program was
had and a free mind reading by Rev.
Hay wood.... Mrs. Price and Mrs.
Douglass and son of Lagrange, are
the guests of Rev. and Mrs. E. D.
Greene.... Miss VIrgle Hunter of Mo
llne, 111., who has been visiting par
ents, returned Tuesday nlglit. . . ,
Miss Nellie Bowman of Kansas City,
Kas., was the guest of Miss VIrgle
Hunter last week. . . .Mrs. Kate Baines
.and son Leal of Hannibal, attended
the fair here.... Mrs. Rilla Williams
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For the Entire
An these delightful Sep
tember evenings why not
take the family on a cool
ing trolley tour ?
A pleasant outing and one
that costs next to nothing.
As an Instance:
From' Chelsea to Swope
Park, sixteen miles:
5Cent Fare for Adults.
2 Cent Fare for Children
between 8 and 12,
Free Fare for Children under 8,
Dozens of other interest
ing and pleasant long dis
tance trolley rides.
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Mr. A. C. Black and Mr. Clifford
Tlmony spent several hours Sunday
In Huntsvllle The Calendar Club
met at Mrs. Fannie Colman's
The Embroidery Club, led by Mrs. A.
C. Black, has been reorganized
Mr. Henry Kennedy of Chicago is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dlggs.
Mr. Harry Lowry, Mr. D. T.
Tlmony and others attended the pic
nic at Huntsvllle last Saturday
Miss Sophia Althouse is arranging to
give a big concert at Grant chapel
with the assistance of Second Baptist
choir and Magic City band Friday
night the 18th. You will miss a liter
ary and musical treat if you fall to
come Rev. Spencer Robinson left
the city for his home Tuesday, after
having almost completed the base
ment floor of Grant chapel Mr.
Estil Noel left for Oklahoma where
he Is attending school Mr. Thos.
Seldon and son, Darrel, will leavo
soon for a visit to Philadelphia, New
York and other eastern points. Mr.
Seldon Is foreman of the departments
of the Wabash car shops and takes a
trip east annually Elmer G. Car
ter has been given charge of the
church work at New Franklin and
will move there soon Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Tavlor visited in Fayette
last week .".Mrs. B. F. Wlnrte has
beautified her house on Bedford
street Rev. Washington flf Han
nibal preached at Second Baptist
church Sunday Lincoln school
opened on the 8th with a favorable en
rollment and has been increasing
dally. At present the enrollment Is
181. The patrons are expecting good
results this year from the splendid
corps of teachers, which Is as fol
lows: U B. Qulnn,, principal; Misses
Aline Brown. Edna Timony, Maggie
Boyd and Lillian Schwelch of Colum
bia Ono of the busiest men In
town Is Rev. Ponder who is making
preparations for conference Mrs,
Rosa B. Washington has been appoint
ed Dollar Money Queen to be assist
ed by Mrs.. Carrie Newby, Mrs. Susan
Green, MIssAllne Brown, Messrs. Jas.
Baker and George Evans Mrs.
1'ieitle Page, accompanied by Mrs. E.
J. Golns to the Masonic Home last
Thursday, returned Saturday and re
ports an improvement' In her patient.
The members of Grant chapel
are very thankful to the members of
other churches for kindness shown by
opening their doors to members of
the conference Rev. S. E. Boone
was at his charge Sunday, .Rev.
W. B. Coleman spent Sunday .at
Are you Discouraged, Discontented or
Are you Poor.Poverty-stricken or Painful?
Are you Sick, Sad or Sinful?
It to. write now anil learn the SECRETS OF
PEACE, POWER AND PLENTY.
GEO. W. SPEARS
P. O. Box 21 INDEPENDENCE, MO.
Mme. Benton Dean, the popular
milliner, has moved to 1010 Troost
avenue, where she Is elegantly lo
cated and will be extremely pleased
to meet her many friends and cus
tomers at that number. Belle
phone Main 2102J.
WORDft OF APPRECIATION.
The Star Cleaners and Dyers, Mr.
R. L. Hopkins, proprietor, five years
at this location, 2326 Vine street, wish
to take your measure for summer and
winter suits. Steam and French dry
cleaning a specialty. Ladles' and gen
tlemen's clothes called for and deliv
ered. We make a specialty of alter
ing Ladles' and Gentlemen's clothes.
Our work speaks for itself as well as
hundreds of satisfied customers. It
you want good work at moderate,
prices, give us a call. Bell phono,
East 1207vT. R. li. HOPKINS, 232G
Mrs. Oliver Kelton, daughter Eve
lyn and sister Miss Ada McAfee, and
little Vertena Jackson, have returned
from Excelsior Springs, Mo., after a
three weeks; stay at the Harris flats.
Miss Ada McAfee, after a serious
Illness of eight weeks, is able to be
out again, She was under the care of
Dr, M. G, Brooks and Miss Laura
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
of 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 DRUNER,
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 Xth
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 Phillips 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 of Madam
P. M. Dabney's XXth Century Hair
Preparations sent on receipt of P. O.
money order of ?1.25, or a single pack
age of XXth Century Hair Grower,
.Pressing Oil or Shampoo sent for 60c.
"Write today to Madam P. M. Dabney's
XXth Century Hair" Preparations Co.,
180S E 24th SL, Kansas City, Mo.,
Persons living In Kansas City' -who
cannot be supplied by their druggist
will be called upon by an agent on
dropping a postal card to the abov
address or calling Bell phone, East
A GOOD SCHOOL
G b sr yci Ra Smith CoIIuv
offers Courses in English, Ancient and Modern Lan
guages, Science, Agriculture, Music, Business, Sew
ing, Dressmaking, Cooking, etc.
Next School Year Opens October 1st.
For terms and other information address GEORGE EVANS, Pres.
CALDWELL & CHAPMAN
Hair and Millinery
1 8th and Paseo, Kansas City, Mo.
Home Phone Main 7499
Scalp Treatment a Specialty. Caldwell's Pomade and Tonic really,
Grows Hair. Try it. Save your combings, cut hair
and any old hat you may have.
Hair Matched From Samples. Feathers and Hati Cleaned, Dyed and
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