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THE RISING SON.
Remember please H' the lltl!f bit w col loot her n there Tbul enables us to run from year to year." L O CAL S . Rev. MeNeal Is full of push and a race man for true. Jas. R. Gordon. S. O. K. of the S. & P. of J., is nmeh better. Mr. W. W. Waters Is pending the week In Wichita. Kansas. Ell Harris made a flying trip to St. lxnils In Interest of the Odd Fellows. Allen Chapel Is carrying on a re vival. It Is hoped that lots of good will follow. Mrs. Emma Clay of Hannibal. Mo., Is spending several weeks with her sister, Mrs. John Davis of 1609 Lydia avenue. Dr. T. C. I'nthank has been con fined to his home with a case of ton-silltis. The Misses Ida and Daisy Foster and Frof. J. S. Harris were among those who attended the Negro State Teach ers' Assoiiitlon at St. Ixuls. Mrs. Bet tie J. Jorden of 419 Cherry, after a three weeks' stay at Cleveland. Miss., has returned. She reports a nice time. We expect our local subscribers to pay up at once. Please meet the col lector pleasantly and pay him. Father Harper of England, has ac cepted the charge of St. Augustine Mission. He is a practlcle scholarly gentleman who is able to infuse new life in the work. The Rev. Father and Mrs. E. T. Domby left Monday night for Cairo. 111. The best wishes of a host of friends regardless of denominations, go with them in their new field of labor. In addition to the names of the ladles who assisted Mrs. D. A. Willis at her reception published In the Son of last week, are; Mrs. Amos Barnett. Mrs. Wm. Gaines. Mrs. Geo. Bryant. Mrs. E. Gorsey. Mrs. Herndon. Miss B. Perry. Miss Leona Doughtry and Miss Bell. Miss Josie Ray and Miss Flora Ray of Ma view. Mo. Dr. Birch was called to Joplln, to visit a white lady who was afflicted with a tumor. He brought her to Kan sas City and performed a very suc cessful operation. She has returned to her home restored to health. This goes to show that fitness, ability and determination win win and a black skin Is not always a barrier. Character is property. It is the noblest of possessions. It Is an estate in the general good will and respect of men; they who Invest in It, though they may not become rich In this world's goods, will find their reward In esteem and reputation fairly and honorably won. And It Is right that In lif good qualities should tell, that industry virtue and goodness, should rank the highest, and that the really best men should be foremost. Mr. Wm. Thompkins, after spending the holidays with friends In the city, left for Boulder, Colo., Saturday even ing, where he Is studying medicine. Mr. J. A. Wilson, the Jeweler, Is the happy father of a ten pound boy, born Monday morning, the 5th. Mother and son are doing well. Prof. Hawkins of Ft. Scott and Prof. Collins of Kansas City, Km., was much In evidence on this side of the Kaw during the holidays. The Rising Son will have its collect ors out from now on and it Is hoped that all suhscrllKTs will pay their bills promptly on our presentation of the same. PLEASE PAY UP. Our collector will be around. Please be prepared to meet him with the money. All delinquents are expected to settle by February 1st. after which all outstanding bills will be placed in charge of a collection agency for Im mediate settlement. What Adam Missed. "I can't say," observed Uncle Allea Sparks, "that 1 approve entirely ot the tobacco hnhit, but did you ever think what a difference It might have made in the history of the world It Adam hud had a chew of tobacco In his mouth when Eve tempted him with the forbidden fruit?" ALLEN CHAPEL NOTES. The revival, on account of the severe weather Is not so well attended. There has been nine persons added to the church already and we hope for great results from this meeting. l.et all who are really Interested In the salva tion of souls not neglect to attend these meetings as often as possible. Prayer meeting each afternoon. Every body is welcome. The Sons of Allen gave Its mem bers an elegant luncheon at the resi dence of Mr. D. A. Doyle, In honor of Mr. I D. Hines, one of Its members who leaves next week for Florida to spend the winter. The gentlemen had a splendid time all to themselves which wll) long be remembered. Those present were: Messrs. Burton Hill. Wm. Crump. Harry Bean. Wm. Baker, Arthur Rosemond. Edwin Watts. Chas. Fra.ler, Turner Sexton. James Crews, Samuel Lee. Oscar J. W. Scott. I D. Hines and D. A. Doyle. The Sunday school re-elected their officers. No changes were made. We hope something will be done to put more life Into the Sunday school. The Sunday school needs some one to teach the children to sing. There should be more singing in order to Interest the children. They grow restless during the closing lesson re view. A few changes would Improve the school. The Uiyal Legion had a very pleas ant meeting at the residence of Mrs. I-aura Collins last week. The annual report was read and was a splendid report of their year's work. The club had given to the trustees from their treasury during the year In cash, $!6.r0, besides taking care of their especial work of supplying needed ar ticles for the parsonage. They hold the election of officers Wednesday, Jan. 14. The Stewardess board meets each Wednesday afternoon. They are doing a good work for charity. The True Eleven meets each Fri day afternoon. They are assisting the trustees. Mr. James Bush was in the city Sat urday. Rev. Anthy Is quite ill. also Mr. Wm. Shafer. Mr. Chas. Lewis Is on the sick list. Mrs. Emma Smith and Mr. Eugene Conway paid up for their subscription. We hope others will do likewise. Mr. lwig Porter got his finger nearly cut off. CELEBRATE THEIR TWELFTH AN NIVERSARY. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Willis celebrated their twelfth marriage anniversary Inst Wednesday afternoon a? their beauti ful home, 2438 Waldron avenue. The cot y home was fittingly decorated for the occasion. The following Indies as. sisted the hostess In receiving: Mrs. w m. Garrett. Mrs. Johnson. Mrs. Dean. Mrs. Ed Clay, Mrs. J. Brlce, Mrs. Bert Hill. Mrs. Herndon. Miss Parker ar.d Miss White. Refreshments consisting of punch, rhfeken salmi, salted al monds, candies. Ice cream and cake and coffee were served In abundance. The hostess received many valuable presents suited to the occasion. LEXINGTON NEWS. Quarterly meeting was held nt St. John's M. E church Sunday. Presi dent Elder Davis preached morning nnd evening. Onnrterlv ronfernei was held Monday and he left Tuesday morning. Revival meeting has begun nt the A. M. E. church. Rev. Gilbert was in Kansas City several days last week. Rev. Mrs. Howard was here Tues day night on her way to Kiehmunil to hold a series of meetings. She was out to the meeting Tuesday night and the people were glad to see her. Mr. Shvll Olden was badly injured by the fulling of coal on his foot, Saturday. THEY ARE THE ONES. It Is the working class of our peo ple who toil hard for a living, that can always be depended upon for the suc cess of Negro enterprises, while only a few of our professional men will pat ronize or give support to such enter prises. A man Is respected these days for what he is really doing Detroit Reformer. Our collector cannot feel In good humor when he Is requested to call five or six times to collect a small sub scription bill. Please treat him as you would that he treat you. Canada Growing More Apples. Canada's shipments of apples this year are over thro times what they s ere last year and ahvut li ultle what tl'cy were in lswo. Proof Needed. If it can be proved that the kaiser's yacht was christened wi.h French wine, France can afford to bury the hatchet and forget nil about Alsace-Lorraine. Caught in SuLteifune. Because she kisseil iier iMiuub in "tend of the Testament when being sworn nt Siindarlnnd. England, police com I. a prosecutrix has ln-i-n so iely admonished. Naturally He Wat Interested. Hamley You seem Interested in she horse show. Have you any en tries there. Pbnmley -Well or es. Hamley Priye winners? Pham ley I hope so. They're my three old i st daughters, and all marriageable. liiila.lclphia Piess. KANSAS CITY. KANSAS. NOTES. I Our genial barber. Tim Roberts, is at Topeka looking alter the loaves 1 and fishes. Hon. B. S. Smith Is smiling, he lias his forces welt In hand. ( Martin Tucker is looking well these days. He has some well defined ideas along race lines. i Judge I. F Bradley, one of the most ' aggressive Negroe at the mouth of! the Kaw, has a splendid law practice.' At her beautiful home on Haskell avenue. Mrs. I. F. Bradley received her friends front 2 to f. lust Friday alteriioon. in honor of her former schoolmate, Geo. W. Walker, of Wll-1 liams &- Walker theatrical troupe. The j house was darkened and Illuminated with gas and candcllabra. The table, was a poem of green and white. Ixmg white satin stream rs from ceiling to! table, banked w ith smilax and ferns, I with all refreshments carrying out the1 same color scheme reminded one of dteamland. The ladies wore handsomely gowned, and amid such attractive setting. formed a pirture of lovlmess. It was an lmpromptol affair, but was ait-1 gether as pleasurable as though weeks had boon given for its preparation. ! Thoso who assisted the hostess i were: Mrs. S. II. Thompson. Mrs. B j S. Smith. Mrs. J. t Bran. he. Mrs. O. ' B. Johnson, Mrs. S. A. Edwards. Mrs. I D. N. Crossthwalte. Mrs. Wm. Fair ! fav. Mrs. F. L. Trent. Mrs. 1.. Ashton- Woods, Mrs. 1. Oliver and Miss I Th waits. Mrs. S. Woods furnished music dii'lng the afternoon. The Whist club met with Mrs, Mat j tie Oliver. Wednesday. All Colors. A nun feels blue illi trouble, red with r;ue. whiic with tear, yellow with eiuv and green with Jealousy. Hull mum- A met ir.in Only One ef the Kind. The West Indies migratory crab Is the only creature which Is lMrn In the sea. matures In fres!" water and passes the remainder of Us das upon laud. The Longest-Lived Men. In Italy pti sts and monks live torpor than any other class of men. FiTty seven per eer.t oxiccd the "term of the IValmist." An Unfair Tax. At Qulnson, in Frnreo, a father has Just had to pay fs i'.d death duties on his daughter's estate, wl-iih amounted to 4s. ' I'v-tvim!.' rtiviiinir te tui PRICES Arc lowest here - we buy in immense lots for stt cash, takinjr ad vantage of every dis count, we sell on a close margin many stores pay for thett pianos the prices we sell for our selection is superb in chulinr the CllU'KK.K in;, Kmkksox, Stkk LiN; a tul dozen other ratul makes. cz (art Hoffman) Inscription Over Hero. "Cats tor men never turn hack" Is to be inscribed on the mirumont over the grave of the nine l':tistei- (Kng lis boHtmen. who eie diowneil on Nov It, l;inl. '. II. WNTKK. JU-r W II OVfNTKK TEL. 780 GRAND. COUNTEE BROS.. Undertakers. Licrnted Embalmers. I'arriag"es ami Mowers furni-lied for ail occasion. 914 t. 9th St.. Kansa City. Mo. Loo I L'otenhcrft, O. M. lHen, Proprietor. IVartfnilwr. Fine. Wines, Liquors And Cigars. Louie's Place I'nion liar. V.. lull, . St., K,iiMMit,, m. m El a N N s. r T ID AN IMMENSE CONSIGNMENT OF GUARANTEED ALL IMPORTED WOOLENS! A Rare Chance to Get an Imported Woolen Suit or Overcoat Tailored to Order, at About Half Price. The U. S. TAILORING CO. has captured a $40,000 from New York City of the highest grade of the finest Imported Woolens. Such qualities were never seen in Kansas City before. These goods arc made up in regular $50, $60 and $75 Suits and Overcoats and $15 to $20 Trousers This firm retired from business early in December and disposed of its valuable Stock to us. and now we will make you: $60.00 Suits and Overcoats for $35 $50.00 Suits and Overcoats for $30 $40.00 Suits and Overcoats for $25 $15.00 Trousers for $9 $12.00 Trousers for $7 $10.00 Trousers for J6 This unheard of sale gives the Kansas City business men the opportunity to dress well, to buy Suit. Overcoat or Trousers at about one-half the price these same woolens are made up in New York City and London by such well known tailors as Poole of London. Rock & Bell of New York City and Mathews & Ely of Chicago. We simply ask you to come in and examine this stock whether you desire to purchase or not. The quality speaks for itself. T5he V. TAILOHIJVG COM'PAJVJS', 800 Main St. J. FLOUR, Proprietor. 800 Main Sr.