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VOLUME IX. rf--..f.,.si, A. POWELL Who will goon open a hotel for his race In the city, near Oak an-1 Fourth StH. LEXINGTON NEWS. We wish to thank our friends of Lexington for their kindness and as slstance with our deceased friend, Wra, Henry Caves. WM. STRAWTHER. LUTHl'R BFRLES. Mrs. Pollard and a ludy of Hlggins ville were the guests of Mr. Mose Maty Sunday. Miss Amelia Johnson, who has been in St. Louis for several months, re turned home Sunday. Mrs. Emma Caves is quite 111 over the death of her son, Will Henry Caves, her son, who was ground to death n Kansas City. Mrs. Win Henry Caves, the wife o fthe deceased, re turned to Kansas City Friday evening. Mr. Arthur Coles is quite ill with pneumonia; also Mrs. Caroline Hughes is quite sick. Mrs. Cliff Bradford fell last Tuesday and broke her arm. We hope she will soon recover. Mr. George Shelby Is quite ill, and not expected to live; also Mr. William Jenkins. Mr. Alfred Curtis and wife, of Kan sas City were here Sunday visiting, their parents. Mr. John Walker and Miss Georgia Collins, both of our city, were united in the bonds of matrimony Thursday, January 12, at her home, and left for Kansas City, where they expect to make their future home. Miss Collins was a member of the choir at the A. M. E. church and we will miss her soprano voice. We wish them a long, happy and prosperous life. What is the matter with Mr. E. and her; yoiu time next. Mis. Jamea Lawson paid up her sub scription for the Rising Son. What Is the reason you all don't pay up like wise. Some owe for two years and some for a year and I know one young new married man who owes for seven years. What Is the matter with you? Why don't you pay up? Mrs. Rosa Ice, of Klrkwood, is suf fering greatly with the rheumatism. Mr. Shell Oldron got his finger cut off In the mines last week. We hope that it will not prove fatal. Von remember a few months ago that we said there were things, going on that was not right, and it ought to be stopped. Now you ought to stop talking so much about things that you know nothing about. A hint to the wise is sufficient. We ought to be truthful and manly and not try to have ...... f. . . 1. II.. I ihu iui.-t.-B uum-r uuta iim, v ii.:-ju j strong men end women morally and, !&'H'- Intellectually to represent our race, think this is enough for this week. Mi. A. W. Walker returned home Saturday after two weeks tour from St. l.ouls, Jcflerson City and other places, and reports having a pleasant time, meeting with some of his old fi lends-, ns I'rof. Garnett and wife, Mr. Drake, Prof. Rutledge, and many other acquaintances. Whilst In Jefferson City I stopped with Prof. W. H. Harrison and wife and was highly entertained while there by them. I think that Prof. Harrison is the right man In the right place, which he holds. He works both day and night and he is an honor to his race. Work on, young man. Snow Deer Hard to Capture. The enow deer, a beast nearly sa ttg as the great wapiti, has seldom fallen to the gun of the European. No complete specimen has yet been sent to Europe. In England it Is repre sented only by Ave skulls and norm In the British museum and as many more in different private collection!. The horns are of great size, the rec ord In the number of points, thir teen. Is in the British museum. The spread between the tips of the horns is over ground. Utile is known about tne creature, but It Is conjectured that this coloration Is protective, harmnn. Izing with patches of snow and black rocks among which it lives. Peat in Sweden. The total quantity of peat In Swed en Is estimated to equal a supply for two centuries of the present coal im port to that country. No Doubt. "Spiders," says the Boston Globs, 're passionately fond of music." No doubt their favorite in the music Una Is a tarantelle. Rochester Tost Ex press. Short Cut to Poorhouie. The proprietor of a suburban news paper brought up on a Judgment sum mons at a 1-ondon court, declared that "running a newspaper was only taking a short cut to the Doorhouse." All Were at One Time Black. While there are no black races In digenous outside of the tropics, the leading American, English, French and Italian ethnologists boldly teach that the while races of the world are simply moilined negroes and that the Anglo-Saxon and other white races are of an African origin, having crossed over Into Europe during the neolithic age. Their habits, charac ter of food, environments, attitude of their homes, climate, occupation, their greater distance from the rays of the tropical sun, are some of tha ethnol ogical factors which are believed to have bleached their skins and mads them white. a . - for It Reaches More KANSAS CITY MO., FRIDAY, JANUARY 21), 15105. - . I MR. AND MRS. COMPTON CELE- MR. AND MRS. COMPTON CELE BRATE THEIR FIFTEENTH MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY. The residence of Mr. and Mrs. Comp ton. 1104 Charlotte street, was the scene of a very brilliant affair on Mon day, the ltilh Inst. They celebrated their fifteenth wedding anniversary. Their home was fittingly decorated for the occasion and between seven and twelve hundred friends came to con gratulate the happy couple upon their successful voyage through life. The following is a list of the useful pres ents received: Carnation Club, n hemstitched linen set. Covenant No. a silver chafing dish. Mesdames Conden, Burnett, Out man Mushy, Bishop. PiIqo, Jackman, Rob Inson, cut glnss berry bowl. Mr. and Mrs. Mock and Mr. and Mrs Brlce, silver sugar spoon. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Tolbert, silver bread tray. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cavall, a set of silver after dinner spoons. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Carol, silver gravy ladle. Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Colwell, silver souvenir spoon. Mr. and Mrs. Woodard, silver crack er Jar. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold, silver berry spoon. Mr. and Mrs. James Miles, and Mr and Mrs. George A. Clay, silver syrup stand. Mr. I. J. Jones and Mrs. L. Phelps silver set of orange spoons. Mr. and Mrs. Washington, a silver butter knife. Mrs. G. McFalls, a set of silver fruit knives. Mr. Charles R. Clarke, a silver card receiver. Mr. June H. Taylor, a silver cake stand. Mr. ami Mrs. Baalre, silver bread tray. Mr. Daniel Madison, Mrs. R. W. Mad ison. and Mrs. Martha Anderson, a nil ver teapot. Mrs. Christina Marbles, a silver chocolate pot. Miss Cora Huff, a silver gravy and cream ladle. Mr. John F. Miner, a silver butter knife and sugar spoon. Miss Josephine Williams, of Sedalia, a set of silver spoons. Mrs. Ida Sharper and Miss Achee P. Davis, a nut bowl bound in silver. Mrs. Josle Hamilton, a set of silver after dinner spoons. Mr. Robert Allen and Miss A. Red mond, silver berry spoon. Mrs. Benton Bean and Mrs. Scuttle Dickens, silver pickle fork. Mrs. A. Crump, silver salad fork. William Wade, sliver salt and pep per stand with napkin ring. Mr. W. Wilson and Miss Allonla Keith, silver berry snoon. Mr. ami Mrs. J. Smith, silver berry spoon. INDEPENDENCE NEWS. Ada Hnll died last Friday afternoon after a lingering Illness of several weeks. Funeral was Sunday after noon from the Second Baptist church. The revival services are meeting with success at the A. M. E. church. Monday night five were added to the church, among them was Dr. K. M. Phenix. Rev. uml Mrs. Wlnrow will attend the Booker Washington reception In Topeka. Sick List: Mr. Palmer, Mrs. Bell John Ross, Henry Laws and Walter Scott. Those who promised to subscribe for the Rising Son, please leave the money at Hayes' grocery store on Lexington street. Homes of Colored Peop.e than any othei Paper In the State. Cause fear? for Fear, I'lio planet nno by Why Imrlior one Their piMri'fii! path tiaekless snace: pursue Hi mil nil The niyriml stars. Ihu' ill-tanl It I'tn the YUM itvlliw Unlit wlih inhUml-iiMied grace. Want th.' swift. Kinliloil storms tti'i'p SWlfllV llV Anil fret tlio face hour'' bovi the tempest's of heaven for an rase a lioumllpss thshailoweil In nils Its power. hi no In tranquil To Sbailo.sl souls nor strife nor sin ran ' love ii n. I fillet sphere of helng nriiur lti'snliiint III. Whir dwell The full. harmonious HWlllg (Serenely on I heir wav- n nil ill Is o. - Harp. s Weekly. Character. i no nniui ot ministry can be ac- qiiTred as easily as the habit of idle ness. But it Is always the man or Iwy of character who Intrenches him ,f,?lf with good habits, and It is always the moral weakling, the characterless person, who becomes the slave of evil habits. Accomplishments are either helps or hindrances to genuine suc cess. High qualities of character alone can make tliein worth while, mighty, and enduring. Man's Place in the Univeree. What Is man but the great musi cian of the universe? The universe la a great organ with mighty pipes. ?h?.ce. time, eternity, are like the throat h of this great organ; and man, a little creature, puts his fingers on the keys, and wakes the universe to thunder of harmony, stirring up the whole creation to mightiest acclama tions of praise. Charles Spurgeon. Valuable Artificial Fall. The Swiss engineers have worked out plans Tor tapping the Lake of Sils In the Engadine and letting the water drop down the mountain side, thus creating a fall that would yield 60,000 horse power. During the tourist sea son the lake would resume Its normal appearance, owing to the necessity of storing the water. Dates Cut on Turtles. Orrin K. Haskins of LaKeville dis covered a turtle on his premises which was marked F. V.. IKL'K." An other one close by was inscribed "E. T.. )S.r)7." The former was doubtless marked by Francis Washburn and the latter by Klias Thrasher, both roroier residents of Ihu town. Curioua Evening Primrose. Mrs. ('. A. Cunningham of Oakland, Maine, has a Moral curiosity in her yard in the shape I an evening prim rose. 1 lie surprising rapidity with which lis buds develop into very hand some blossoms shortly alter sundown Is a wonder to all persons nut familiar with plants of this kind. Shingles Lasted Long.' C. M. Rouse of Essex Junction, VI., Is reshlngllni; his I ih in. the first time such work has been done on the struc ture for ninety-two years. Mr. House exhibited a shingle taken from ihe pile that is in good conilil ion, being one of the hand mailt kind, such as were niiule years ago. Oldest Cat Killed. Th'i oldest cut in the world was killed by Its owner, ilelt'ord llonham, at Sliiloh, N. J., last week. The cat was 22 year" and .1 months old, and had been In his day one of the great est, of ratters. He fell III with a can cer of the nose, however, and had to hu put to death. Bedspread Made in 1805. Mrs. Denisoti Turner of North Ston- Ington, Conn., Is the ossessor of a bedspread made In IKnii by her grand mother, who spun the woolen yarn from which it is made, wove the cloth, colored some of the yarn, and drew In little tufts over the face of the spread. Not Injured by Long Fall. A a year old boy named Durkta climbed into a new house at Nanus tuck. Conn., and fell through the hole left for the chimney Into the cellar, thirty feet below, escaping with noth ing more serious than a lump ou his head and a few bruises. j Source of Petroleum. t'ptll recently it was almost uni versally believed that petroleum was, like coal, derived from fossil veueta tlon or possibly from animals or fishes of some long past age. Now It Is as serted bv ninny scientific men that It may not be of any organic origin, but may be due to subterranean chemical ai t urn. Popular Taste Changed. Two generations ago an author could not make his heroine niccess ful without constantly calling the slen derness of her waist to the attention of the reader. For certain small mercies let us be duly thankful. The eighteen inch waisl is no longer the basic motif of the popular hotel. Virtues of the Amethyst. The nniyethyst. In days of chivalry, was believed to have great power for good in battles. The wearer was ren dered brave, farseeiii'; and honorable. The amethyst, was also said to destroy the craving for liipmr. which was as prevalent In those days as it Is in this. Year of Ocean Disaster!. The worst year on record for trage dies of the deep was 1NX1 N2. when the list of "missing" was swollen by the enormous addition of one hundred and forty-seven ships, with an aggre gate tonnage of 4 1 .07 7 tons; and tha loss of life was terrible. Church on Mountain Top. It is proposed to build a small con crete church on the top of Croats h Patrick. County Mayo, Ireland, for the celebration of the annual pilgrimage mass. The church will be almost 2,0110 feet above the sea level. As a Rule. A New York ghost, after creating great excitement, proved to be merely the frolics of mice In a piano. When ghosts are finally discovered they are invariably so commonplace! lluffalo Courier. True Friendship. The good friend Is the friend that knows, not thinks, or fancies, or Imag ines, or hopes, but knows that he can tell us what hi' thinks and how he feels with perfect freedom and aban don. Law of Sacrifice. law of sacrifice Is this - thnt to The those who win, lo thoso who pay (ho price. ihe sacrifice Is no sacrifice; that is to say, Ihe element of pain is not present. They Know Better. Very few men. although they talk so iniieb about wanting to live again the happy days of childhood, would pnl In lunch of the time eating green, apples. Steal Burglar Policy. Some burglars t;ol only stole the silver plate from a house in (he sub urbs of London, but carried nff the owner's burglar Insurance policy. Sage Advice. Draw the curtain of night upon In juries, shut them up in the tower of oblivion, and let them be as though they had never been. Mistakes of Dress Reformers. In dress reform, as in other re forms, the mistake is to ailtcmpt to substitute something not so handsome and less expensive. Read and Ponder, You aren't really livlrg if you aren't learning a little something every day and taking time lo think. - Chicago Record Herald. Little Objection to Slavery. It may be better to be an old mini's darling than a young man's slave yet there are more slaves than dar lings. Better Late Than Never. After kissing a pretty girl for th first time a young man always re grets the opportunities he has wasted. Peacemaker It Stubbed. Seeing two men lighting ,n front of his house, M. Dujaiilln. of the Con servatoire of Music. Paris, took his violin and began lo play in order to soothe the combatant s by his music. But one of the men at once turned on him and dabbed him. and he was taken In a Hying condition to a hos pital. independence it Expensive. The people of Jersey. Channel Isl ands, refused lo carry out the provls-lom- ot the new Uritish militia law, so the British governmi nt w ithdrew thu Kglmyiit always hitherto stationed on the island. The Islanders are out at least $.",.-iii, a year thereby, and urn Inclined to regret their Independent attitude. Study Prospective Bridegroom. A would be bridegroom In Kamchat ka has to serve some time in a menial position in his prospective father In law's household in order that tin) bride's family may have an opportuni ty of observing whether his habits and temperament are worthy of her. Hat 158 Descendants. Mrs. Alice Simpson, a Stockport. England, tiomigcuarian. has five sons and three daughters living, seventy one grandchildren, seventy four great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren, making a total ot IDS descendants. At Least One. A South Altlean constabulary com mandeiy office wrote to a local troop officer asking f there were any don keys in can. p. The reidv came. In the troop officer's handwriting: "Yes, ou It. II. Symes, Captain." Animals Foretell Weather. It has long been known that ant mills are able to foretell storm or fair weather with an Instinct practically unknown to man. Many sayings are based ou the aclions of beasts, birds, fish and Insects. Pointer for Statesman. If we were a statesman we nevar should begin an interview with: "My nttentlon has been called to an article concerning." etc. We would not want people to lliiiik we didn't read th papers. Money. Money thai talks does little rUn. Money thai whispers reechoes where least expected. Money that nits might save many a broken heart from a sut chin's grave. Giraffe Unable to Swim. The gi ruffe Is the only animal which is unable to swim This Is on account of lis long neck Every other animal ran. If put to it, manage to keep itself ntloat. Canals in United States. The number of canals In operation, In the I tilled Slates exceeds twenty thousand, uml their ciiiuhincil .-ngtli Is not less than filly thousand miles. Dmkelspiel on Habit. Habit is a underfill ding, but It nefer jet made a man look for der towel In fore he got der soap In bis ryes. I liiil.ehplel When Silence Is Golden. It Is a bit ssing for the happy home that husbands and wives do not al ways know exactly what each thinks of the other. Mosquitoes in London. Apparently mosquitoes have rome to Ioinlon to slay, and I hey seem to be making their way Into the country places. Not the Man the Son. When a man has to support his Crown-up son, his mother says he has an nrllslic temperament. --.Ww York Press. Heaven on Earth. If husbands ami wives were always aweethearts there would be no long logs for another and better world.