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liRay to Advertise In the Rising Con
A Ba quet After tha Ceremonies
Tuesday was a gala day and night
for the officers and members of Prince
of Peace Council No. 46, of Paola, Kan.
The occasion was the instalatlon of
the officers. In Mallory's Opera house,
and banquet In De Berry hall. The
retiring M. E. queen, Dtr. Kate Avery
had matters In charge and It Is but
mildly putting It when we say she was
eual to the occasion. At 10 o'clock
Col. T. B. Robinson, S. O. M. of Kansas
City. Mo., the Installing officer, com
manded Son Robert Allen to form the
cons and daughters in marching order.
After encircling the opera three times
they formed In a semi-circle. Dtr. Kate
Avery, the conductor, introduced the
newly elected M. E. Q. Dtr. Minnie M.
WVilt field. Son Oliver Vantress. M. N.
K. Sarah Jones. M. E. V. Q., Wm. Hun
ter. M. N. V. K., Elizabeth Bennings;
M. E. T.. Berthle Jones, M. E. S. Sid
ney Vernon, M. E. R., Iewls Merrl
roan, M. N. H. P. Salllo I,ee. M. E. H.
Prs.. Robert Allen M. N. M., Laura
Bonner, and Pochahontas Strawder,
right and left sentinels.
Laura Scott and Minnie Green, right
and left cup barriers., Harry Bennlngs,
M. N. I. O.. Frank Logan. M. N. O. O.
Board of Judges: Sarah Means, chair
man; Emma Carter, Bonnie Blackman.
Board of Attendance; Jane Williams,
chairman. Hugh Bennlng, Ida Davis,
were all Installed In their respective
stations. The Panla Mandolin Club
furnished music.
The ceremonies was Impressively
carried out. as laid down in Gordon's
manual. The vast audience sat and
listened with rant attention. Immedi
ately after the ceremonies was con
eluded, the floor was cleared and
those who desired tripped the light
fantastic toe until the orchestra played
"Home, Sweet Home," Those who de
sired a quieter time, patronized De
Berry's Hall, where the council enter
tained their Invited guests at a ban
quet given In honor of Its fifth anniver
sary. Covers were laid for ine hun
tire, and quite a sum was realized. So
Prince of Peace sent their banking
commitee the next day to increase ltt
The third quarterly meeting for this
year was held at the A. M. E. church
last Sunday. Rev. J. D. Barksdale,
the newly appointed presiding elder,
for the district, preached two very In
structive sermons morning and night
Rev. J. C. C. Owens preached a very
happy sermon at 3 o'clock. The at
tendance was good all day and every
r.ne was happy. Over $800 was raised
this quarter. The pastor and people
are to be commended for such excel
lent work.
Rev. Countee gave two fine enter
tainments here last week. One at the
Macedonia aBptist church Wednesday
night and at the A. M. E. church
Thursday night. They were well at
tended and every one present was de
lightfully entertained. Come again.
Mr. Walter Oolley, one of the tflnest
tenor singers in the West, and leader
of the chclr at Lexington ia in the
lty. the guesi of his brother.
Miss Effle Fisher, one of the teach
ers in the pub'le school, has gone to
spend the summer In Ottawa, Kan.
Mr. Henry Colley has accepted a
position in the Pullman car service.
We wish him success.
Mrt. J. T. Knapper of Liberty, Mo.,
Is spending a few days in our city,
the guest of Mrs. Edward Turner.
Mrs. Fannie Anderson, who spent
the winter at oFrt Robinson, Nebras
ka. Is home again for a short stay. She
Is the very picture of health.
Prof. Chas. Stewart of Chicago, the
most noted Journalist of the Negro
race, will lecture at the A. M. E.
church, Thursday, July lfith. Don't
miss thU rare treat. Admission free.
Miss Mattte Clark passed through
the city last week on her may home to
Pleasant Hill. She has had a very
pleasant year teaching school at Nor
borne, Mo.
Rev. J. H. Allen and family were
the guests of Mrs. Fannie Brown on
College street, a few days last week.
It U worthy to note that at the A. M.
E. church 8unday afternoon three of
the founders of the church here and
also of Allen chapel were present in
the persons of Brothers Scott, Smith
a.id Tucker. It was Indeed very inter
esting to hear them tell of the start
ing of the church more than 40 years
The Bible Training class is Increas
ing In number and In Interest. It
meets every Wednesday night at the
A. M. E. church.
There will be a basket meeting at
Hoffman's Park Sunday given by mem
bers of the A. M. E. Church. Every
body Is Invited to attend it.
The members of St. John M. E.
church has begun to remodel their
There will be a fair In Higginsville.
given by the colored people of the
county. Under the management of Mr.
Green. Mr. Wm. Hegwood, G. Taylor,
C. Bradford, and others. Begin Au
gust 4th. They request all colored
horsemen to bring horses and other
stock. See advertisement next wek.
Mrs. Mary Wilson and Mrs. Martha
Wfnodson spent the 4th In Kansas City.
Returned home Tuesday.
Mr. Charles Reed died In Kansas
City July 4th and was brought here
for burial Monday and was buried by
the U. B. F..'s. He was a member of
the Second Baptist church, where his
funeral was preached. He leaves
wife, two brothers and a sister to
mourn his loss. He was 43 years old
We extend our heartfelt sympathy to
the family.
Rev. Countee, the undertaker, came
down Sunday night with Mr. Rood and
returned home Monday morning.
Mr. Wm. Shaffer got a leg broke in
the mint's a few days ago. He is get
ting along very nice.
Mr. Eugene Conway Is fctlll In the
barber business.
Mr, Wm, Booker Is in the Ice cream
business. Give them a call.
Mrs. Perry of Higginsville was the
guest of Mrs. Mattie Bouldridge Sun
At a regular meeting of the Far
West Commandry No. 3 Knights Tern
plar. the following officers were elect
ed for ensuing Templar year:
A. R. Harris. Eminent Cammander,
Edward Bradford, Generalissimo.
Edward S. Lewis, Captain General.
J. M. Harris. Prelate.
J. W. Baldwin, Treasurer.
S. H. P. Edwards, Recorder.
J. F. S. Carpenter, Senior Warden
C. H. Lewis, Junior Warden.
Frank Neal, Sward Bearer.
J. R. Baas, Standard Bearer.
W. H. Nolen, Warden.
Daniel Martin. Captain of Guard,
a. H. Bacon, First Guard.
Matthew Bolen, Second Guard.
Nathaniel Harris, Sentinel.
An extremely pleasant evening was
spent by the members and visitors of
the oriental art club on the evening of
July 3rd, 1903, at the elegant residence,
of Mrs. Thomas Harris, 2435 Flora
avenue, commencing at 4 p. m.
Ladies present were;
Mrs. Dixie Bryant.
Mrs. Frailer Justuctor.
Mrs. C. F. Harmon.
Mrs. E. Pat son.
Mrs. Willis Page.
Miss Inez Page.
Miss Maud Richardson.
Mrs. Oxley.
An enjoyable time was had by all.
The Literary Congress and Mission
ary Convention of the Fifth Episcopal
District. A. M. E. church, will be held
at Leavenworth, Kansas, July 21, 22
23; 1903. Rt. Rev. C. T. Shaffer, M
D. D., presiding bishop. The commit
tee Is putting forth strenuous effort to
make this the grandest event in the
history of the west. Ample accommo
dation has been provided for all who
may attend. All persons going on the
Electric car from Kansas City can se
cure a round trip ticket for 60 cents
good for three day. Ail others can
secure a one and one-third rate by the
certificate plan. Don't mis this splen
did three days' literary feast Notify
at once Rev. W. II. Brooks, Leaven
worth, Kansas. He ran arrange for
Miss Annie Reynolds Is In the rlt
for the summer, stopping at her
for It Retches More Homes of Colored Reop.e than any other Paper
cle's, 903 Ella avenue.
Rev. Robert Mltchel, LU D., who
succeeded the late Dr. Grant, deceased,
of the First Baptist church. Wyandotte.
Is having abundant success and high
appreciation of his spiritual and finan
cial pastorate at that church.
The American Citizen, which had to
go In the Ark during the late flood,
has sent out the dove of peace and
promise, who announces that ye editor
and the printers devil will soon be
doing business again at the old stand.
Thus history repeats Itself as at the
close of the antediluvian days of Noah.
Mayor Gilbert continues the work
of sanitation. The city is being thor
oughly cleaned up, thanks to his In
defatigable labors and the good work
of his able city councillors and also of
its capable heads of city departments.
Kansas City, Kansas, (the literal gate
way of the West) has done herself
proud In the way. she arose, to meet
the awful emergency and the sore
needs and destitution the flood en
tailed unon her. Hurrah for our twin
iHter city of Kansas.
Sam Dlggs, the junk man, is back at
his stand doing business; ready to
buy If you have anything in his line.
ron, brass, copper, lead, bottles or
ags; Junk of any kind. Call and see
To the Public,
Why suffer from discharges
rom the venerial organs and
ruin )-our digestion with nau
seous, ill tasting medicines or
strong injections that may
stricture you for life or neces
sitate a painful and expensive
surgical operation when by
using Dr. Comb s celebrated
remedy for three nights you
are guaranteed a cure. Noth-
ng to take or inject. Good
for male or female. Write at
once for terms to Dr. Combs
908 E. 12th St., Kansas City,
We have In our midst Dr. McQueen
Carrion, dentist, who comes to this
city highly recommended In his chos
en profession. His office Is located
at 910 East 12th Sst., Kansas City.
Missouri, where he will take pleasure
In waiting on his customers. Calyl and
see him.
USED IN 1858.
Way back in the year 1858 tha
Original Ozonised Ox Marrow was
used by colored people In the Norm
and la now used all over the country
from Maine to Texas and Oregon to
Florida. The continued use oi th
preparation for such a long period
of time la- a positive proof that it
gives perfect satisfaction to all. It
makes kinky or curly hair straight.
soft and beautiful. Stops falling hair,
cures dandruff and makes the hair
grow. Never falls. Warranted harm
less. Only 50 rents a bottle. Get it
from your dealer or send us 50 cents
and we will ship you a bottle express
paid. Address Ozonized Ox Marrow
Co., 70 Wabash ave., Chicago, III,
Flock to Hear Layman.
The Rev. B. S. McKe.nr.le. rector of
St. James' Episcopal church In Macon.
Mo., seems to have settled the nmpty
pew problem. For six month laymen
from the local congregations have oc
cupied the pulpit at Sunday evening
service, and the church has ben
Direct Descendant of Royalty.
Mr. Maria Bartholomew, promoter
and leading spirit of the Old Colored
Veterans' World' Fair association, or
ganised to promote the interests of the
exposition among negroes I the direct
descendant of King Hennilok, a South
American monarch.
Hasheesh the Curve of Egypt.
Hasheesh take the place of alcohol
In Egypt as a cause of crime and In
sanity. Sixteen ton were confiscated
In 1901. Most of the drug Is consumed
In cigarettes and pipe, but much also
1 eaten in pill form and In aweet-
un - n,eta'
Stand for Houra Admiring Therv
selves In Mirror.
A pair of guinea fowls were intro
duced as pets into the garden of a
young man up town the other week,
aays the Philadelphia Record. The
wings of the birds were clipped, to
that they might not fly away, ard
they were quartered In r.n outhouse
that happened to contain a miiror.
Tlieeffect of the mirror outc.e guineas
seems hardly credible. They post
themselves before It, and ther
atndylng their reflections Inteutlv,
they stand perfectly motionless and
allent for hours at a time. It Is lm
possible, to drive them away with
hcuts or hand-clappings. They must
be carried forth bodily, and then, as
Bonn as they can, they return. No
matter how fine the weather mny be,
the guineas remain In the outhouse,
gazing at themselves In the mirror.
To get then to take exercise it I
necessary to carry them forth, and
then to shut up the outhouse tight.
The owner of the fowls thii.ks Unit
perhaps the mirror hypnoii.es them.
Society Does Not Take to Them, but
Army Men Like Varied Hues.
If colored shoes are not generally
worn they are popular in the urmy, us
evidenced by locent contracts given
out for the manurncturlng of shoes for
the members of the United States
army, says the Shoe and Leather Re
porter. One contract was for Ol.oi'O
pairs of shoes, all colored, there being
not a single pair of blacks In the order.
In another order was Included SSI
pairs of colored shoes. This gives
the Impression that for army wear col
ored shoes are preferred. They look
better for a longl-r period of time with
reasonable care than black goods. In
the opinion of the army officials. For
hot weather colored shoes are viewed
by sensible people as a most common
sense proposition.
What th World Owe Every Man.
The world owes to every man a liv
ing, says Chauncey M. Depew, provid
ed he has the industry and determina
tion to collect It. The world owes to
every man more pleasure than pain;
more good than bad; more gain than
loss; more happiness than sorrow;
more success than failure; more love
than hate; more friend than enemies;
but It rests with the man himself
whether he collects that debt, for the
world holds fast to the good things
which it possesses and lets free the
bad; and It Is only by labor and en
ergy, only by determination and char
acter that the debt which the world
owes to every one Is collected.
It may h questionable whether "a
lady can smoke a rlgaret and remain
a lady.'
It Is certain that she ran be)
without smoking. New York
it lady
Coal Mining Statistic.
total number of persons em
at the coal mines of Great
llrltain Is N2.V40I. Last year the prod
uct was 227.1 78.1 40 Ions.
German Customs Tariff Decree.
The new German rustnniH tariff pre
scribes that on entering goods the Im
porter shall make declaration as to the
country of origin.
Lightning Kills Young Trout.
A flash of lightning the other day
Killed a tankful of young trout In a
IVsh breeding establishment at Helms
bach. Germany.
New Weapon for Consumption.
In consumption, early diagnosis Is of
great Importance. It is now greatly
facilitated by the use of X-rays.
Large Combine In Sweden.
Swedish glass manufacturers ara
combining to prevent excessive com
petition and facilitate exiiort.
Much Smallpox at Liverpool.
More than 300 cases of smallpox
were under treatment at Liverpool la
the middle of March.
Brandy From Artichoke.
The Jerusalem artichoke Is used In
France for making brandy a well aa
George W. Walker, the "Cannibal King
King of
How the "Kinl of
By George W. Walker, of Williams and Walker, the American
Negro Commedi&ns.
I have had the honor of playing the "King of Dahomey" before ITT
Majesty, the King of Engluud. While he did not wear his royal robes, as I
did, and was therefore somewhat at a disadvantage, still he looked every
inch a king. He la the real thing. He treated me as one king should an
other. We were Invited to appear at Buckinghom Palace by "royal com
mand" as It Is called here. A command of this klnw la the greatest honor
that ran be paid t a theatrical company In England. The gentries at the
Palace presented arms when we arrived and wo wero received In the
grand ball by a hundred magnificent servants In scarlet and gold liveries,
with knee breches and white silk stockings.
Some of my American frleudH mistook these servants for the royal fam
ily and thought the ladles and gentlemen In plain clothes were the serv
ants, but they soon came to understand Court society a little better.
The servants conducted us to the beautiful gardens where we gave our
show. We were treated royally. That Is the only word for It. We had
champagne from the Itoyal cellar and strawberries Hlli cream from I lie
royal gardens. The Queen was perfectly lovely. The King was as Jolly
as he could be and laughed at everything we I i . The little Prince and
Princesses were as nice as they could be, JiikI like little fairies,
tendon. June 20.
ljituliiii. June 27.
Messrs. Williams ami Walker, the
eminent Afro-American dramatic art
Ists ami their troupe, have hail the
honor of presenting their comic opera.
"In Imhoiney." before the King anil
Qui en of England si ilnekingliam
The entertainment was nominally
given for the amusement of little
Prince Edward of Wales, the oldest
grandson of the King. It wns his
ninth birthday, and a grand parly was
arranged In honor of the occasion in
the beautiful gardens of Iliiekinham
I'alace. These are sixty acres In ex
lent, and contain beautiful summer
houses and a lake. All (he little
princes and prim-esses and the little
cons and daughters of dukes and other
iniroriant persons known to the rayol
family were Invited.
"In Dahomey" was modified and
abridged to suit I he requirements of
the children's garden party.
The chllilrtn wero Immensely
pleased with the funny darkles, the
first thut most of them had ever seen,
but the King and Queen were still
In the State.
of Dahomey," as He appeared Before th
the King of England.
more amused. The King was espe
cially entertained ami laughed until
ho shook at Home of the songs and
the i alto walk. Tin show had much in
it of peculiar interest to him. for it
l rials of a king and his court, al
though a dillereni king and court from
that of England.
People who were familiar with the
show wondered with some uneasiness
whether Mr. Wnlker would have tint
audacity to sing his great song. "Evah
Dnhkcy Is a King," to ills Majesty tho
King of England. He . This is
what he sang:
Dai's a mighty cur'ous circumstance
Dili's a botherlu' all de nation,
All de Yankees Is dissatisfied
Wid deir untitled station;
ley lit huntiu' after titles
Wld a golden net. to snare 'em;
Anil lie dcinocralle people
Dcys inns' inighiy glud to wear
I In t iey ain't got all de titles,
Ko' it is a 'cullur thing;
When a darkey starts to huntln'
He is sin) to prove a king.
Evah dahycy is a king! ,

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