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VOLUME VII. NUMBEIt 14.
Kansas city, Missouri, satujiday, November 28, iou.
Oh Give Thanks Unto the lord His Mercy Endureth Forever
' r&f JL
J. SILAS HARRIS DEAD WRONG
tays Prof. J. Dallas Bowser.
J shall dismiss the article of .Mr.
T. W. II.. Williams with tho remark
that he doubtless means well, but ho
la quite harmless. For any colored
man Who would refuse to read tho
Crisis and would hold up to ridicule
the followers of tho N. A. A. C. P. I
have no mantle broad enough fo cov
er him except with my silence. Dut
Mr. Harris Is not the first In history-
to ho accused of bartering his birth
right for a mess of pottage. When
a Negro, fully cognizant of the damn
able outrages against the colored peo
by Negro hating white persons rushes
Into print with an uncalled for apol
ogy for race segregation, Jim Crow
cars, the abrogation of Constitutional
amendments nffectlng the voting priv
ileges of tho Negro and the N. A. A.
C. P., which was organized to right
those wronged, we may well call In
question his motives for such unwar
ranted apostasy. I repeat Mr. Har
ris is not the first to be accused of
sacrificing an important principle to
a supposed political expediency.
Thero was Esau, the hungry, barter
ing his birthright for a dinner of ba
con and greens; Judas, hungry for a
handful of silver, betraying the Sa
vior; Benedict Arnold surrendering to
the British the Continental soldiery
for a command of Red Coats; the
truculent Negro In slave time at Cin
cinnati and elsewhere along the Ohio
river, keeping watch for runaway
slaves to betray them to their mas
ters and back into slavery; Daniel
Webster, who for a possible, presiden
tial nomination, sacrificed his convic
tions in .his memorable March 7
speech in 1?50 "in favor of the Mis
souri compromise. Their treason was
tho death knell of each of them. Esau
earned the contempt of nil posterity;
Judas hanged himself; Arnold fled to
England and his epitaph Is preserved.
In that matchless classic by Edward
Everett Hale, "A Man Without a Coun
try," Webster, falling of the presi
dency, died the following year of a
broken heart, distrusted alike by
friend and foe. AVhlttler, In his poem,
"Ichabod," written of Webster at tho
time, has well characterized not only
the great orator but all like, him who
court favor with the enemies of man
kind with a view to personal glorifi
cation. I quote two of the nine stanzas:
, "Itevlle him not the tempter hath
f 'A snare for all;
' AnU pitying tears, not scorn and
Befit his fall.
"Then pay the reverence of old days
To his dead fame;
Walk backward with averted gaze,
And hide his shame."
Tho National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People which
Mr. Harris goes out of his way to
disparage. Is no new thing under tho
sun. It is but the extension and com
bination of the first anti-slavery so-
clety formed at Trenton, N. J., In 1780,
and which secured the passage for
tUo gradual emancipation of tho slaves
of that state. Its purposes today are
what they have ever been through all
the .crucial periods of tho nation
liberty to all, justice and a square, deal
Oswald Garrison Vlllard Is but a,
replica of his Immortal grandfather
I William Lloyd Garrison, who was
dragged by a rope through the streets
of Boston and lodged In jail because
pf his. pleadngs for the Negro. Prof.
Dubois Is but the counterpart of the
martyr Lovejoy, murdered at Alton,
111., and his peers thrown Into the
Mississippi river because his paper
was an uncompromising advocate for
freedom to tho slave. .Mary White
Ovlngton and Mary Chllds Nerney are
but disciples of JIarrlett Beecher
Stowe and Mary A. Llvermore con
temporaries of Frederick Douglass
,taklng fom the same platform, with
htV Wendell Phillips and Getrett
Smith in their thunderings against the
ramparts of slavery until God sent
John Brown whose pulpit at Harper's
Ferry made, more converts for free
dom to the slave than all tho preach
ers since the birth of tho Republic.
A . million bayonets was tho. answer
to hls martyrdom.
But for this courage and sacrifice,
this faith In God and man, this .sym
pathy for the oppressed, the Negro
might still be picking cotton in the
delta of the Mississippi, tho slave of
a white master. But for this the proc
lamation of emancipation might never
have been written. And unless this
new abolitionism which was revived
to champion anew the cause of the
(Negro, which is fighting segregation
in Washington, Baltimore, Louisville
and Kansas, City; the grandfather law
In Oklahoma: the chain gang in ueor
gla; Jim, Crow leglslatlpn in Missouri,
and which has rorcea restaurants in
Detroit and schools In Massachusetts
to comply with the civil right laws
relating thereto. Unless this movo
inent shall prosper and become as
great a power for good as the modern'
casto spirit has becomo a power for
evil, yea, unless the Negro himself
shall manifest an interest in his own
behalf equal to that of his white fel
low citizens, then alas, and alack for
the Negro everywhere in this broad
land. For not only shall segregation
provail in the government service of
"Washington, but likewise In Chicago
and Seattle, In Boston and San Fran
clsco, Jim Crow cars will bo as preva
lent In Missouri as in Maryland and
In Ohio as In South Carolina. The
fourteenth and fifteenth amendments
will becomo a dead letter In Iowa as
In Alabnm, and tho poor Negro, llko
Benedict Arnold, be indeed a man
without a country. Tho N. A. A. C.
P. should have 50,000 Instead of Its
present membership of 5,000, and the
Crisis 100,000 subscribers Instead of
the 35,000 It 'now has.
. DALLAS BOWSER.
2100 Paseo. .
A lite Man Spirals
Editor Kansas City Sun:
Permit mo to speak a few words
through the columns of your valu
able ffaper with reference to Mr. J.
Silas Harris' letter to tho Post. In
writing on this subject I may be per
mitted to say there Is no other mo
tive which prompts me to do this
aside from tho desire to see justice
prevail, controversy destroyed, reason
enthroned and good will to man.
I read with Interest the different
replies from members of Mr. Harris'
race. Some of them Impressed me
with the right spirit with which they
speak of his ill-considered move. If
anyone is mistaken, though he may
be honest, we can never help lilm by
crossing swords in disagreeable
words. It can only be done in the
way the great moral Teacher carried
out His work. He was patient, kind,
forbearing and inspired with love for
his fellowmen; oven in the moment
of betrayal and murder He prayed to
tho Father to forgive them. This
much for one phase of the situation.
I wIbIi to call the attention of the
colored people In this city, as well
as in every community, that the aim
of thedevll's most able agent Is to
cause dlssesslon among a class of peo
ple who are struggling to free them
selves from certain Injustices" and
prejudices. He chuckles In his sleeve
when he has accomplishe dthls. I
speak from experience and of many
years' observation, whenever this evil
Influence has extended Itself among a
certain class of people it has fulfilled
Its mission to the detriment of all
who are'concerned, sometimes caus
ing, not only hatred and malice and
Ill-will, but even bloodshed. Howthe
dear Master understood the work of
the demon when He exclaimed:
"What I say unto you, I say unto all
watch." I trust that all who are
concerned in this matter will awake
to the cunning, evil and Instead of be
coming discontented and estranged
to each other, Join hands with only
one desire In their, that of working,
praying and doing all In their power
to advance their great and just cause;
for It is the cause of humanity, and
we all may repeat the last part of
the Lord's Prayer, "For Thine Is the
kingdom and the power and the glory,
In conclusion I wish to say the X.
A. A. C. P. has a right to exist and
it Is fulfilling Its mission and it is
hero because God wants it to bo here;
good only can come from Us labors.
A GREAT BAND
Those Kansas Cltyans who were
fortunate enough to be at Convention
Hall Thanksgiving night had the
pleasure of hearing one of the great
est Negro bands in America Des-
dune's Band xof Omaha, vNeb.N Their
program was excelle'nt and the saxa
phone solo by Thos. Watkins, "Sllvor
Threads Among tho Gold," provoked
thunderous applause and he was com
pelled to give it again during the even
ing. Capt. Thomas as a cornetlsf, has
no equal, and his triple tongued solo
required an encore In which he most
effectively rendered "Dearest Memo
ries." Levi Broomfleld made his first
appearance before a Kansas City audii
ence as a. baritone soloist and he Jit
erally took .the house by storm. But
atiove all was the uncomparable lead
er) Capt. I)an Desdunes, easily the
greatest Negro bandmaster In Ameri
ca, and a composer of recognized abil
ity. After the concert dancing was
Indulged in until 1:30. About C00 per
sons were In attendance. -
THE $1CO,CO0 Y. M. C. A. OPENS.
As did the corner stone laying, so
it' seems, that the opening' week of
the V. M. Ci A. building Is eclipsing
any similar event. Dr. J. E. Moor
land, who spent three days with the
men during this period, was deeply
Impressed with the quiet, earnest man
ner In which all the members of the
association conducted themselves,
with the. feeling of responsibility
each assumed, Tho gymnasium audi
tolum was packed to the doors to
hear the words of congratulations and
admonition given by him on Sunday
afternoon. Thos6 who have heard '
Dr. Moorland many times say that
tlis was probably th'e most soul stir-
ring address he ever delivered. At !
the close of his addrress ovo $100,!
was subscribed to further the world
of the International committee. Fit-ty-threo
dollars of this amount was
The enrollment campaign between
tho "Reds" and "Blues" Is enrolling
scores of new members, and we look
for ono of tho greatest enrollments
that the building may boast of for
years to como.
Moon's Live & Dressed Poultry
Eggs, Butter and Fish,
Fresh from the Country. Wholesale
QUALITY IS REMEMBERED
Wc sold J. 00 pounds of
Turkeys to the A. M. E.
Church of Kansas City,
Wc sold J 20 pounds to
Eb:ne2cr A. M.E. Church
We sold 100 pounds to
Highland Avenue Baptist
We sold ) 25 pounds to
SED". That's us.
183S E. 18th St. Bell fhoni'Erm 1746W.
KNIGHTS TEMPLAR CONCLAVE.
The annual Templar Conclave wns
held at Lawrence, Kas., Thanksgiv
ing day and was participated In by
Far West of Kansas City, Mo.; North
western of St Joseph, Mo.; Cyrene of
Topeka, Kas., and Mt. Oread of Law
rence, Kas. The Commanderles of
Liberty, Mo., and Kansas City, Kas.,
were also represented. Melford's cel
ebrated band of Kansas City led the
parade and furnished music for the
evening entertainment. In the con-1
test for the Cup presented by the
Love Regalia Co., Mt. Oread of Law
rence was declared the winner.
A group of PORO COLLEGE graduates and demonstrators of the famous
Greater Kansas City. Mrs. Pope Turnbo-Malone Is sitting In the
her hat No finer looking body of ladles can be found In
Front Row Left to right: Mies M. McMurray, private secretary to Mrs. Pope-Turnbo-Malone; Mesdames J. L.
Tutt, Cora Williams, Leona Mosley (secretary of Poro Club), A. M. Thomas (Pres. of Poro Club); Mrs.
Pope-Turnbo-Malone (Prop, of Poro College); L. Smith (Vice Pres. of Poro Club); C. Jacobs, E. Gibson,
B. F. Isaacs.
Middle Roy Left to right: Mesdames J. Merchlson, M. Taylor, Miss Pearl Welston, Berta Johnson, L. L. Tay
lor, Miss Daisy, Baldwin, J. B. Wiggins, Delilah Rollins, A. B. Holt, Miss Cornelia Wilson, B. Franklin, Jen
nie Ball, F. A. Cook, E. Mlms, P. Harrison, C. Smith.
Back Row Left to right: Mesdames K. Young, B. Woodson, E. Norles, L. Robinson, Hattie Wiley, Eula Bur
. rls, Clara Ford Hill, Nellie Adams.
In the, "annual football contest be
tween Western University at Quln
daro, Kas., and Lincoln Institute of
Jefferson City, Mo., Western won by
tho Impressive scoro of 24 to 12.
A Beautiful Design.
Sprays $1.00 nnd upward
Designs $1.50 and upward
We please the people both In pi Ice
Flowers for all occasions.
WEAVER FLORAL CO.
15IO E. 18th Str
f . Home phone Main 7555.
"Bell phono East 4798.
THE FEDERATION OF COLORED
The Federation of Colored Charities,
under the leadership of Dr. T. C. Va
thank, Is preparing to wage a vigor
ous campaign to secure $2,500 for the
maintenance of these charities. In
case they succeed In doing so, tho
white people will give $5,000, making
the full nmount" $7,500 'required to
maintain theso charities each year.
Tho following persons have given the
amount opposite their names:
Prof. G. N. Gtlshnm ,$25.00
Mrs. Victoria Overall , 'SCOO
Edward Ross ,.. 12.00
R. B. DeFrantz 12.00
Wheatley Prov. Hosp 'xl.'. . 19.00
M. F. Tood ... A jfe.. 10.00
H. O. Cook .'."..''10.00'
Dr. J. H. Williams 10.00
Dr. G. W. Brown .' t. 10.00
Dr. J. B. Perry 10.00
Sandy Draper ,10.00
Dr. T. C. Unthank , 10.00
T. B. Steward 10.00
Prof. G. A. Page '. 10.00
N. G. Hatchctt 10.00
Miss Anna H. Jones 10.00
A. J. Nash 8.00
Mrs.. Mary Davis ..... COO
Miss Ida Overall k 5.00
C. W Bailor 5.00
James Anderson 5.00
Prof. R. W. Foster 5.00
S. L. Thornton 5.00
W. T. White COO
J. G. Herrrlford 5.00
Lewis Williams 3.00
Dr. L. E.- Bailer 3.00
Mrs. M. C. Mitchell 5.00
Charles Jones 2.00
Dr. M. L. Flinn 2 00
Cora Green 2.50
Mrs. E. Baldwin 2.00
Dr. W. H. Peck 1.00
Raymond J. Knox...... 2.00
Mn. S. C. Rogers 1.00
A. 01 Coffin 1.00
Miss Maude C. Olden , 1.00
All subscriptions cheerfully re
ceived. DR. CYRIL M. KANE IMPROVES.
Montreal General Hospital, Dorches
ter and St. Lawrence Streets, Mon
Nov. 19, 1914.
My Dear Mr. Crows: From the
above you will note that I am yet a
patient at the above Institution. To
morrow (Friday) will be exactly five
weeks I have been here. I had a se
vere case of acute artlcula rheuma
tism, chiefly affecting my shoulders,
wrists and fingers. I have been sick
seven weeks altogether, four of which
I have been absolutely helpless, had
even to be fed (and everything else
the hand Is used for by the nurse).
I have been running a normal temper
ature now for nearly 'three veeks and
at present time of writing am very
much Improved; can help myself, but
I am not allowed to get out of bed
yet. My feet have notjouched tho
floor now for five weeks. "Every cour
tesy and kind treatment has been ac
corded me herev'I could not desire
better treatment, it Is the best In
stitution In the Dominion, and has
o nits staff some of the best men you
can find. It is in this liospital that
the celebrated Dr. Wm. Osier received
his training, ths being a '-part of Mo
Gill University. Mrs. Georgo Julian
was In to sea me today and showed
me a letter you wrote her husband In
quiring after mo. I highly appreciate
your kind Interest and the interest 'of
'(all of my .Kansas City friends who
niHKe inquiry, in ims sicKness i nave
Indeed suffered and that means all
that suffering. Implies. I missed in-
deed the presence of near and dear
friends In Kansas City, but iope to
ba able to loin you all again as soon
as I am nblo.to traveli If improve'
mcnt continues! as It Is at present I
Specials at Smith's Phar
macy for this Week.
25c Massatta Talcum Powder, 19c.
23c Black Draught, 13c.
25c Sachet Powder, 18c.
10c Hair Nets, 5c.
'$1 Dr. Caldwell's Svrun of Ppnuln.
10c Talcum Powder, 5c.
$1 Lydla E. Plnkam's Vegetable
25c DbWitt's Toilet Cream, 20c.
25c DeWitt'ja Golden Liniment, 20c.
Beauty Spots, 10c.
35c Bangs, 25c.
50c Double Braids, 40c.
$1 Tope Transformation, 75c.
$2 Halt Wigs, $1.50.
50c Switches, 40c.
SODA FOUNTAIN SPECIALS.
We serve ice cream soda the year
Tango sundae on a blazer, 15c.
Ice cream soda, any flavor, 5c.
Hot chocolate with whipped cream,
Hot beef tea, 5c.
We have Just received a large ship
ment of human hair goods straight
ening and drying combs Madam
Walker's Hair Preparations combs
and brushes playing cards syringes
rubbo gloves High Brown powder
Alda and Elite Pomades watches,
clocks and manicure sets tooth
brushes and perfumes stage make
up. The ladies are specially invited
to come and look over our large as
sortment of human hair goods.
m Smith's Drug Store
S. E. Corner ISth and Tracy
Home Phone 3467 M. Bell Phone 4591 G
Mall and phone orders promptly
From Fad Studio.
Poro Hair Treatment, all residents of
center of the front row wearing
Greater Kansas City.
will ask the doctor to let me out in
about ten days from now. Have not
beenable to use my fingers until this
week, hence all of my correspondence
has been deferred. Give my kind re
gards -to the boys, thanking them for
kind Inquiry, and say I am on tho
convalescent list and hope to be out
Again thanking you for Interest, I
C. A. M. KANE.
A THANKSGIVING TREAT.
A number of young colored men env
ployed on Grand avenue organized
themselves Into a club under tho lead
ership of H. D. Tlmmons to furnish
a Thanksgiving dinner to tho children
of tho Children's Home, 140G Vine
street, and gave an order to the High
land Avenue Baptist church to furnish
every Inmate everything they could
eat, and they are now preparing to
give these children as well as the in
mates of the Old Folks' Homo anoth
er feast Christmas day. Hurrah for
these splendid boys. May others Iml-'
tate their excellent example. Their
names are: H. D. Tlmmons, 1015
Michigan avenue, $1; F. B. Harris,
019 North Twelfth, Kansas City, Kas.,
$1; G. L. Lewis, 2445 Euclid, $1; J.
C, Young, 1404 East Sixteenth,, $1;
Fred Youngerman, 2701 Sherman,
Kansas City, Kas., 50 cents; Edward
Young, 1815 West Prospect, 25 cents;
Geo. Holler, 824 East Twenty-fourth,
$1; T. M. Pate, 1717 East Eleventh.
50 cents; W. G. Green, 1019 Vino
60 cents; Geo. Weathers, 1710 McGee,
25 ,cents; Bass Booker, 1711 East
Eleventh', 50 cents; Frank Clark, 1G22
Tracy, 25 cents... .
MR. AND, MRS. A. E. MALONE.
Proprietors and manufacturers of the world's famous PORO, and Mrs.
Malone's private secretary, Miss Maudelle McMurray, with their chauffeur
snd high power touring car, In which they drove here from St Louis, and
from here to Qulncy, III. Mrs. Pope Turnbo-Malone employs three thousand
representatives and Poro College, 31C0 Pine Street, St Louis, is the greatest
institution of its kind In the world.
PORO AGENTS MEET.
Mme. Pope-Turnbo-Malone, proprie
tor of the Poro College at St. Louis,
Mo., and the discoverer and Inventor
of the wonderful hair preparation
known the world over as PORO, ac
companied by her husband, Prof. A.
E. JIalone, formerly principal of the
schools of Quincy, 111., and her pri
vate secretary, Miss Maudelle McMur
ray and their chauffeur, who drove
their high power Packard, paid a visit
to Kansas City last Monday and were
delighted with the beauty and devel
opment of Kansas City. During the
afternoon they met the Poro agents of
Greater Kansas City at the residence
of Mrs. B. F. Isaacs, 833 Freeman ave
nue. Mrs. Pope-Turnbo-Malone pre
sided at the meeting with her able
secretary, who recorded the proceed
ings. Prof. A. E. Malone came over
with a photographer and a group pho
tograph was taken of the agents of
Greater Kansas City. At C o'clock,
when the routine of business was com
pleted a dainty luncheon was served
by the agents.
At 8:30 p. m. at the Second Bap
tist church, Mrs. Alice Thomas, presi
dent of the Poro Club, presented Prof.
A. E. Malone, Miss Maudelle McMur
NOTES OF RACIAL PROGRESS.
Furnished by the National Negro
The Tulsa (Okla.) Local Negro
Business League, at a recent meeting,
appointed a committee to canvass
amons the colored people and urge
them to clean up, paint up and beauti
fy their homes .and places of business.
The New York News has established
a bureau of prominent colored women
of New York who are interested In
social uplift effort. The object of the
bureau Is to raise a fund to provide
Christmas gifts for Harlem's poor and
A group of enterprising colored men
of Washington, Ark., have organized
"an electric lighting and traction com
pany. Already, five miles of trolley
road, It is reported, have been laid be
tween Washington and Columbia. Mr.
J. R. Davis is at the head of the firm.
May, Stern & Co., the largest furnl
ture dealers In St. Louis, Mo., have In
their employ a young colored man.
Clinton T. Wnlker. IMr. Walker start
ed In ns an elevator boy and Is now
one of their best salesmen. Each week
Mr. Walker gives a plain." common
sense furniture talk through the col
ored papers of that city.
Chairman Josepl L. Jones of tho
Executive Committee of the National
Negro Press Association lias Issued an
announcement of tho plans for the
forthcoming MId-wlnter session of
this body. Among the things to be
discussed are a code service, advertis
ing agency, subscrlpalon clubs and a
National fraternal congress.
Recently, the Local Business League
of Waxahachle, Texas, gave a "Free
Smoker" to the tax-paying colored
men of their city. A splendid pro
gram had been 'arranged and some of
tho results of this meeting were a dou
bled membership and co-operative ef
fort towards civic Improvements and
business "boosting." Following the
exercises, refreshments were served.
Dr. C. S. Diggs Is the president of the
Waxahachle Local League.
A Thousrht For The Wppfc "T1i
business outlook for the Negro Is
great. To the wide-awake tho light
of truth sheds Its rays over the hori
zon of the business w6rid and opens
to him possibilities never discovered
ueiore, out across this favorable sky
emblazonod In bold Stern rpaillne- la
this one command work. What the
ivegrp Business League wants to ac
complish Is more customers and pa
trons for the business conducted by
us raemoers. Cleanliness Is econ
omy dirt Is wastefulness. Order In
vites business and trade. Disorder re
pulses both." C. A. Starke in an Open
Letter to The Kansas, Qlty Local Bus!,
ray and Mrs. Pope-Turnbo-Malone, tho
latter of whom In a delightful man
ner addressed the audience, encour
aging the young girls and women to
press onward and upward. Prof. Ma
lone called all the agents present to
the front and presented them to the
audience. Mr. Malone- contributed $10
to the Poro Club toward expenses,
which was appreciated very highly.
The next meeting of the Poro Club
will bo with Mrs. V. B. Johnson, 2327
Highland avenue, December 1.8 The
Poro agents and menostrators pres
Mrs. A. B. Holt, Mrs. J. Ball,
Mrs. Clara Hill, Mrs. B. F. Isaacs.
Mrs. W. Mlmms, Mrs. Franklin,
Mrs. B. Johnson, Mrs. K. Youpg.
Mrs. E. Burris, Mrs. D. Rollins,
Mrs. J. Merchlon, Mrs. . B .Wiggins,
Mrs. E. Norles, Mrs. P. Harris,
Mrs. H. Wiley, Mrs. L. L. Taylor,
Mrs. B. Woodson, Mrs. Sook,
Mrs. Gibson, Mrs. L. Jacobs,
Sirs. M. Taylor, Mrs. Nellie Adams,
Mrs. B. Harrison, Miss L. Robblnson,
Mrs. C. Williams, Liberty, Mo.
Mrs. K. Young, Mlsa D. Baldwin,
Mrs. J. Tutt, Miss Pearl Welton.
Mrs. V. Smith,
Mrs. Alice Thomas, President.
Mrs. Leona Mosely, Secretary.
TRAIN PORTERS PLEASED.
Please permit us, in behalf of tho
Santa Fe train porters, to thank tho
several clergymen in the two Kansas
Cltys for the loyal support and earn
est effort put forth in tho recent elec
tion to defeat the ninth amendment,
known as tho "Full Crew Bill."
Had this bill become a law several '
hundred colored men now employed
throughout the state of Missouri would
have been thrown out of employment
juast as they were in the states of
California, Arizona and several others
some years ago.
It Is with pleasure that we point
with pride to the number of railroad
officials who went to the front and
fought this bill in the Western 'coun
try through the newspapers, that it
might be known that they had no de
sire to discriminate against a race
on account of Its color, and whoso
fathers fought and died to uphold the
Constitution of the United States.
Again we regret that such an un
fair and discriminating proposition
was offered by our white brothers In
the service, and It behooves us as a
race to stand together and watch
those who are prejudiced against us
on account of our colorr. We must
eve remember that "United we stand,
divided we fall."
C. A. FOX.
M. J. FORTNER.
N. C. GERREN.
Edward Dennis, who makes his
first professional appearance this sea
son, Friday night, December 4, at Al
len chapel, will lntroduco several nov
elties that havo been warmly praised
by concert goers. Two seasons ago,
while touring Canada, Mme. Abblo
Helmer-Vlnlng, a degree graduate of.
the Lelpslg Conservatory, Germany,
now a teacher In Winnipeg, gave Mr.
Dennis the following testimonial: "Mr.
Dennis' art is possessed of a serious
ness of purpose, and a dramatic in
tensity which muBt convince his hear
ers of the possibility of expression
through the human voice." Under the
patronage of the leading musical and
social followers "an evening bt inter
pretations" promises to become a raro
Mrs. Marie Easley, 80 years of age,
died after a lingering illness at her
residence, 129 West Seventh street,
where she has lived more than 20
years. She leaves nlna children,
among them Mrs. Lewis Woods of tho
Woods Hotel. The funeral was held
from the home and was largely at
tended. The Sun extends Its sympa
thy to the bereaved family,
Y. M. C. A.
Cafeteria opens Saturdayevenj
Ing, 'November 21, Menfareftraoyft,
Ing into the dormItorTe's.fT7w ,