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THE KANSAS CITY SUN
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to The Kansai City Bun, 1803 East 18th
Belt Phone East 899.
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ADVERTISING RATE, 50 CENTS PER
Bethel A. M. E. Church, 21th and Flora.
Centennial M. a Church, ISth and
Second Baptist Church, 10th and Char-
Allen Chapel A. M. E. Church, 10th and
Kansas Ave. Baptist Church, 46th and
Ebenezer A. M. E. Church, 17th and
St Augustine's P. E. Church, 11th and
Vine St. Baptist Church, 1825 Vine St.
Ward Chapel A. M. E. Church, 11th and
Ulue Valley Baptist church, 1120 Crys
St. Jafin's A. M. E. Church. 1743 Belle
Tlew, Ssventh Day Adventist, 23rd and Wood-
Bt Monica's Catholic, 17th and Lydia.
juvlums oiur XJupusi unurcn, ZJU vine.
IHghl.and Avenue Baptist Church, 1111
Centropolls A. M. E. Church, Conlrop
SL James A. M. E. Z. Church, 1823
Third Baptist Church, Roundtop.
People's Mission, 30th and Genesee.
St. Paul's Baptist Churcn, 10th and
Friendship Baptist Church, 17th and
Pilgrim Bjptlst Church, GH Charlotte
Pleasant Green Baptist Church, Inde
pendence Avenuo and Tracy.
Calvary Baptist Church, '19th and
Blgelow A. M. E. Mission, 5th and
Progressive Baptist Church, 29th and
C. M. E. Church, 1817 Flora Ave.
St. James Japtlst Chun.h, 4Vj Mill St
Bt. Luke's A. M K. Churcn, 43rd and
A. M. E. Mission, 5C5 Grand Ave.
KANSAS CITY, KAN. CHURCHES.
First A. M. E. Church, 8th and Neb.
1.e,aaant Green Baptist Church, 1st anu
Eighth St. Baptist Church, 8th and
Metropolitan Baptist Churcn, 9th and
Bethel A. M. E. Church, Water and
Buby PaU' 11 Church' 21l,t 11130
First Baptist Church. 6th and Neb.
Btate6 8olomon BaPUst Church, 3rd and
Qulndaro A. M. E. Church, Quindaro,
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. Rosedale.
M. E. Church, 9th and Oakland.
A XT I.1 Pni.,.1, J.U .1 . . I .
Baiter Mission, A. M. E. Church, South
Protestant Episcopal, 3rd and Stewart.
WphIpv riianol Hf XT' me
St Paul A. M. E. Zion Church, 4000
H-lhSl E- Church, Roselale, Kan
Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 4th and VIr-
Ebenezer A. M. E. Church, Sanford and
In a recent eilltorlal the Sp.irrfi
light advises its readers to spend the
long winter evenings In playing whist.
Better counsel would urge that said
readers first lay In a supply of coal,
then devote their spare time to at
tending night school or the readh.g
or good books. 'We're shorter on
these things than we are on whist.
You Should Use
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KANSAS JDITY, KAS.
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HAIR PREPARATIONS CO.
1806 E. 24th St. Kansas City, Mo.
tree, the gift of a toy and a bright
bag of candy nnd nuts or fruit. One
of the Friendly Visitors will explain
more fully to you, and ask the co-operation
of your help in making the
neighborhood Christmas a success.
Brother Chiles In going down with
H. M. Ship Hodges which struck a
stray mine In November, takes a
parting shot at the Sun, which al
ways casts forth the strong rays of
Lincoln republicanism. The shot went
far wide and we are still steering
toward the ever-nearing harbor wliere
in the g. o. p. craft Is sure to anchor
after the petty political squalls have
Threo local Negro physicians now
occupy good professional places in
the city government and each Is more
than making good. In this respect
the medical men are far outdistanc
ing their legal 'brethren who have not
as yet managed to land any of the
political Jobs of the city, notwith
standing the fact that through the lat
ter profession Is the greatest oppor
tunity offered for making political
acquaintances and demonstrating- of
Every once In awhile tho bugbear
of race prejudice is brought up
squarely before the United States su
preme court and each time that trib
unal demonstrates its ability to side
step the issue. The able Jurists know
that they dare not go before the legal
' world with any formal approval of the
greatest curse that ever blighted the
fair name of an empire, yet they dare
not face their frantic constituents
with an open declaration against
them. It Is indeed an embarrassing
position to be placed In and must
cause the judges no end of chargln.
The side-stepping really accomplishes
the desired purposes, however, and
mat. is some relief to the-court. In
the recent decision Involving the con
stitutlonallty of the Oklahoma "Jim
Crow" laws wherein violent
warranted discrimination are shown
to foe levied against our people, the
court declared that the laws are Illy
conceived but refused to give out a
formed decree because the rights of
the Negroes were too widely set forth
tninK or it! and 'because of some
verbal informalities in
of appeal. In the meantime wo are
sun m tho stuffy, filthy cars day and
night, paying full fare and foeln? sub
jected to nil sorts of humiliation.
The Friendly Visitors of the Kan
sas City Pr6vldent Association have
decided to give a neighborhood
Christmas tree and entertainment at
the Garrison Square Field House on
Christmas eve, December 24, 1914.
Tho children who seldom. It over, take
part in, any entertainment, will fur
nish tho program. Thoy believe it
would mean much to these families
to gee their children In a Christmas
entertainment and to receive from the
THE VISITING MINISTER.
This picture finely illustrates an
Incident too frequently happening in
this world. It Is more dramatic than
humorous and proves to be an ap
preciable sarcasm on the preacher
who happens around to Sister Jones'
houso about meal time to the detri
ment of the young ones who are much
concerned about whether there will
be enough food to feed them, with an
additional boarder whom experience
has taught them Is none too conserva
tive In his demands for moro"fowl."
and "hot biscuits." The splendid art
ist, Mr. It. J. Rice, is happily success
ful in portraying the feature lineaa
ments and character expression of the
painting. The humble surroundings,
a simple family with the bard laboring
i'husband disturbed in his musical rec
reation with his companionable banjo,
with a look that reflects a struggle
between hospitality and disgust; with
the tired and overworked wife, hesi
tating between respect for her pastor
and a possible fear of her Master, all
conspire to make the picture of con
tinued interest and worthy of much
The color effect, the feature work
Is excellent; how easy It is for the
painter to detect from his creation 'by
a too generous application here, or a
lack of depth there. But tho natural
lino given by Mr. Rice to the char
acters speak volumes for his aesthetic
sense which after all is best in form
We expect no trouble In securing
a patron for this splendid OIL PAINT-
Ing for the ridiculous sum of twelve
dollars and fifty cents. A work of
art that will last a life time and will
always be artistically pleasing to its
possessor and friends.
Periodicals of All Kinds Portraits.
Shining Parlor In Connection.
Dessemlnators of Negro Art and
THE LEAGUE ENTERPRISE
1521 E. 18 Street.
CHAS. A. STARKS, Prop.
Bell Phone East 1521.
PORO HAIR GROWER.
Scalp Treatment A Specialty.
Hours 8:30 A. M. to 7:30 P. M,
MRS. A. B. HOLT,
Home South 2408. 3215 Main St,
It's Up to You
to patronize a man who lias been for lo these many years striv
ing to help himself and also build up the business prestige
of his race.
J. A. WILSON
Kansas City's Pioneer Negro Jeweler
Sells Watches, Clocks, Diamonds
and other Staple Reliable Jewelry
or will help you to buy the same from any leading wholesale
You will receive courteous treatment and square dealing.
This store is at 1616 West 9th street, Kansas City, Mo., one
half block west from "Wyoming street or station.
Telephone, Bell Main 6248B.
Visit or call up.
THE FEDERATION OF COLORED
The Federation of Colored Charities,
under tho leadership of Dr. T. C. Un
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 bo, the
white people will give $5,000, making
the full amount $7,500 required to
maintain these charities each year,
The following persons have given the
amount opposite their names:
Prof. G. N. Grlsham $25.00
Mrs. Victoria Overall 25.00
Edward Ross 12.00
R. B. DeFrantz 12.00
Wheatley ProV. Hosp 19.00
M. F. Tood 10.00
H. O. Cook 10.00
Dr. J. H. Williams 10.00
Dr. G. W. Brown 10.00
Dr. J. E. 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. Hatchett : . . 10.00
Miss Anna II. Jones 10.00
A. J. Nash . .1 i 8.00
Mrs Mary Davis c.00
Miss Ida Overall 5.00
C. W Bailor 5.00
James Anderson 5.00
Prof. R. W. Foster 5.00
S. L. Thornton. 5.0Q
W. T. White 5.00
J. E. 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. Fllnn .- 2 00
Cora Green 2.50
Mrs. E. Baldwin 2.00
Dr. W. H. Peck 1.00
Raymond J. Knox 2.00
Mrs. S. C. Rogers 1.00
A. 01 Coffin .'. 1.00
Miss Maude C. Olden 1.00
All subscriptions cheerfully received.
Mrs. D. F. Harris, 1109 N. 10th St.,
Is Indisposed this week.
Mrs. Sarah Williams, 947 Freeman,
Is In Chicago, 111., the guest of her
daughter, Mrs. James Orear.
Mrs. Roberts, of Chicago, 111., was
guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. A, Smith, 947
Freeman Ave., Tuesday, December 1.
Mrs. S. A. Fltzhugh, 1614 N. 9th St.,
entertained tho Sewing Circle of tho
Eighth Street Baptist Church. Mrs
E. J. Thompson Is president
Mrs. Edna Fltzhugh, 822 Freeman
nnd Mrs. S. A. Fltzhugh, 1514 N. 9th
spent tho week in Lawrence last week
nd report a plesant time.
The Aloha Art Club led hv Un Prpsl
dent. Mrs. A. F. Wllhon and thlrtv.flvo
members went to Kansas City, Mo.
Friday and visited the Y. M. C. A.
Miss Rnulnh Dnitirtniso 1fi Arm 5t
entertained at dinner Thanksgiving
Day Mrs. Chase and Miss 'Mnireln Al.
len, Leavenworth, ICans. A sumptuous
dinner was served.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Scntt. 1214 Ko.
oraska Ave., returned home last week
from Lamonte, Mo., where they at
tended the funeral of their sister-In
law, Mrs. Mack Scott.
Mrs. Chas. Williams, 1309 N. 10th
St., had as her guest Thanksgiving
Day Mrs. A. R. Morrit and Mrs. Ed.
Smith, 907 Wash. Blvd. They will
soon leave for Chicago.
Installation services of Rev. D. A.
Holmes of the Metropolitan Baptist
Church were held Sunday afternoon,
November 29. A reception was given
by the church 'Monday night.
The funeral of Mr. Dan Fields was
held Monday afternoon, November 30
at the homo of his tinfie, Mr. Fred
Douglass, 128 .Garfield Ave. His rela
tives were here from abroad.
Mrs. Harry White, 318 Greely Ave.,
will entertain thee Junior Stewardess
Board of the A. M. E. Church Friday
afternoon, December 11, 1914 at heer
home. President iMrs. J. W. Ewlng.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Robinson. 2201 N
3rd St.. entertained thalr snMnl olnh
at their beautiful new bungalow, which
is strictly modern and beautifully fur.
nlshed, Tuesday evening. A four
course dinner was served.
Sunday, November 29, covers were
laid for 12 guests at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. G. N. Fulbright, 2109 N. Crd
St., complimentary to their pastor,
Uev. D. A. Holmes and family. Elab
orate four-course dinner was served in
Mr. and Mrs. Moses Woods, of Ar-
mourdale, Kans., entertained the fam
ily with an elaborate dinner Thanks
giving Day. Mrs. Woods is a sister
of Miss Eva P. Washington. Four
courses were served ,in grand style
and a pleasant tlmu was had by all
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Dwlggins, 852
Oakland Ave., entertlned at dinner
Thanksgiving Day for dinner Prof, and
Mrs. Robert Watley of Kansas City,
Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Brown of
Bethel, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. Hues,
Kansas City, Mo. . An excellent four-
course dinner was served.
Tho funeral of Mr. T. J. Dandrldcc!.
942 Nebraska Ave., was held at the
home Sunday afternoon, conducted by
Rev. Geo. McNeal. The floral tributes
were beautiful. He leaves a wife, two
sons, a daughter, three brothers, a sis-
ter and many friends to mourn his de
mise. Auto funeral procession was
conducted by Jno. W. Jones.
BUY YOUR LIQUORS FOR THE HOLIDAYS FROM
Denebeinfs Groceries and Liquors
52-23 MAIN STREET.
ONE QUART CALIFORNIA PORT WINE FREE WITH
ONE QUART GLENDALE, OWENSBORO, KY. WHISKEY $1.00.
This coupon good for a souvenir with each purchase of $1.00.
GIVE US A TRIAL
TAYLOR & rVEELCY COAL & TEED CO.
LOWEST PRICES BY TON OR QUANTITY
Cherokee Lump, $4 Cherokee Nut, $4.
Lexington Lump, $3.75 Richmond, $3.75.
HAY, GRAIN AND CHOPS.
1709 Lydia Avenue. Bell Phone, Grand 2441.
FIRST ANNUAL MUSICAL AND
ORATORICAL CONTEST BE
TWEEN The following educatlnnnl InnMtn.
tlons of this section: Western Uni
versity, Kansas City, aKs.; George R.
Smith college, Sedalia, Mo.; Topeka
Educational and Industrial School,
and our own Lincoln High, on Wednes
day, December 23. The affair will
be given under the auspices of the
docal branch of the National Associa
tion for the Advancement of Colored
People and will no doubt prove the
prime event of the holliday season.
A committee is negotiating for the
best meeting place in Kansas City for
colored, which will be announced in
next week's issue.
WOODY JACOBS, President.
MYRTLE F. TODD, Secretary.
F. J. WEAVER, Treasurer.
Moon's Live & Dressed Poultry
Eggs, Butter and Fish,
Fresh from tfis Country, Wholesale
QUALITY IS REMEMBERED
See us for anything In PouHryi
Turkeys, Eggs, Butter and Pro
duce. MOON BROS.
1(35 1, 18II1 Jt. Ci.l ftote Oracd 174iW
The Board of Directors of Orphan
Children's Homo highly appreciate the
donations sent them Thanksgiving
by tho schools, churches and citizens
at large, regardless of color. Sumner
High School gave $20.00 In money and
the 27 children enjoyed a happy day.
The Lord blesses the cheerful giver.
The Holiness Band, of which Mrs.
Pauline Woodfork is President, .Mrs.
Carrie Miller, 1st vice-president, and
Dr. G. E. Horsey, second vice-president,
held its annual Thanksgiving
service at the residence of Mrs. Me
lissa Dorsey, 818 New Jersey avenuo.
The ervice opened at 2:00 n. m. with
song and consecration prayer, after
which a soul stirring scripture lesson
from the 3rd chapter Thes. 2, was
given by the president which was en-
Joyed by all present. Then after
service prayers for a special anointing
tor testimony was offered. They
praised God with song and testimony.
As the songs of Zion were sung the
Holv SDlrit cnufiht nn.l Vlndln.! In
.every soul; it-was Indeed a spiritual
least. The meeting was well attended
Among the visitors present were
Mrs. Rev. Wilson, Mr. C. H. M. Collins,
Mrs. Rutledge and others.
At 5:00 p. m. an elaborate free din
ner was served of which flfty-flve par
took. Turkey, oyster dressing nnd
gravy, masheed potatoes, cranberry
euy, the different relishes, celery,
tomatoes, corn sweet potato plo,
lemon nle. coffee and tea wnrA rbtviv!
by the efficient committee of ladles,
namely: Cooking Committee Mrs.
Melissa Dorsey, Mary Bradley, Rebec
ca Nash, Mallle Jackson. Serving
Committee Mrs. Minnie Cooper, Ursa
Perkln3, L!zzle Hardy, Mary More
head, Jennie Smith.
The service' was continued till 8:30
p. m. The closing prayer for tho un
Baved In the different homes toy re
quest. God be with us till we meet
again was sung and meeting dismissed
by Brother Reed.
The Social Pathfinders meet on
Wednesday evening, December 9, at
the home of Mrs. Flnmnnn f.Yovro
2632 Woodland avenue. Visitors In
Your Xmas Gifts
Where They Always Treat You Right
Th SollUIro Clutter 7 Ulue
White. Genuine Diamond aet
one. cannot bs laid from a
Ingle atone. Com in and eta
FELD JEWELRY CO.
1017 MAIN ST.
Homo Phone 6628 Main.
CLEANERS AND DYERS
SUITS MADE TO ORDER
All Work Guaranteed. Ladies' Work a Specialty.
CIVE US A TRIAL
802 East Twelfth Street, Kansas City, -Mo.
Louis Finburg, Prop.
VTQTT And Do Your
lull Xmas Shopping
A. H. GEH A DEPARTMENT STORE
2308 VINE STREET The Lowest Prices
YOUR PACKAGES WRAPPED FOR SHIPMENT
FREE OF CHARGE.
CALL AND SEE ME-
7 EAST EIGHTH STREET.
You Can't Afford to Miss This.
WE HANDLE UP-TO-DATE MEN'S ALL" WOOL 'SUITS
AND OVERCOATS. OUR PRICES ARE THE LOW
EST FOR MISFIT CLOTHING IN THE CITY
COLORED PEOPLE'S INVESTMENT GO.
REAL ESTATE, FIRE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE
2427 VINE STREET .
SOL SMITH, President C. H. ADKINS, Treas'
BELL PHONE EAST 1011.
List your property for rent qr sale with the Colored Peo
ple s Investment Company, 2427 Vine street. We have .$2,000
to loan on first or second mortgages. We also make small
loans ranging from $10 to $100 on personal property from
thirty to sixty days' notice. Moving and coal a specialty.
Papering, painting and interior decorating. We are in a posi
tion to help .you, if you are trying to buy a home. Come to see
us and talk the matter over. Trying to help our friends as well
as ourselves. Nicely furnished rooms for rent.
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Here they are! The B!E Four. An unsurpassed scalp food and hair
dressing (full 3-oz, box), a two-ounce 6ox of snow white beauty cream a
full size box of facq powder In (high brown, flesh color, or white) and 1
box of shampoo powder that does tho work and leaves the hair In a soft
pliable condition, all for 80c. Any three 05c. Choice of any two 50c
postage prepaid. Agents wantod. Send money order today, and get' them
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Ltd., Wllkes-Barre, Pa. P, O. Box 30.