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VOLUME X.
LEXINGTON NEWS.
Rev. O. D. Vaughn of Carthage, Mo.,
preached at the Second Babtlat church
Sunday night.
Mrs. Laura Lee who has been here
for the past few months with her
father, Mr. James Taylor, left last
week for her home In Omaha, Neb.
Dr. Taylor of Columbia Is here vis
iting friends.
Miss Henrietta Haydew of Independ
ence is here visiting relatives.
Bishop Grant preached a noble ser
mon at Hlgglnsville Sunday morning.
Every soul that ever knew the love
of God was enthused. Quite a num
ber from here were there.
Mr. George Worsuff and Miss Flora
Dorsey were united into matrimony
Wednesday, Oct. 18th, at the bride's
home. Rev. Wm Thlrkles officiated.
We hope them a long and prosperous
life.
Miss Hannah Harris departed this
life Oct. 19th and was burled on the
21st from the St. John's M. E. church.
She leaves a dear mother, one sister
and two brothers, to mourn her loss.
We extend our heartfelt sympathy to
the family.
Mr. Frank Saunders and Mr. Robt
Johnson of Kansas City were here a
few days last week.
Mr. Wm. Booker is very ill.
A Great Hit.
"My wife made a decided hit at the
church social last night"
"I don't doubt it. I bet she was the
flrest looking lody in the room.'
"Indeed she was, (but she made
another kind of a hit. They were
throwing bean bags at a dummy, three
throws for a dime, for the benefit of
the hospital fund."
"Hit the dummy three times?"
"Ob, no, with the first bag she hit a
tray of dishes on the opposite side of
the room. Cost me SI. Great hit."
Kansas City Drovers Telegram.
Bad Accident.
"Had bad luck with my automobile
last night. Ran into a buggy and bent
both of my axles, punctured a tire and
busted the gasoline tank. Terrible
expensive!"
"Too bad, too bad! Anybody hurt?
"Nope, no one but the man and his
wife in the buggy. They were killed
Couldn't get out of the way in time,
you know."
Warping the 8cripture.
A sympathizing friend stood over
the little casket. He wanted to say
something that might console the
mourning ones. He could think of
nothing more befitting than a pass
age from holy writ, but this is the
way he delivered It:
"Blessed are they that die at the
eleventh hour."
He Might as Well Go Back.
If Hall Calne has come Into the land
of plenty with a view of taking his
"Prodigal Son" home with him, he
might Just as well go back. Since the
lad has been circulating In America
he rather likes the taste of husks and
will stay with us. Denver News.
Taking No Risks.
"I need more money," ralj the flying-machine
inventor.
"But I thought the machine was fin
ished," replied the capitalist.
"It is, but I've got to hire a man to
fly it. Do you think I want to get kill
ed?" Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The Right Idea.
Miss Alice Roosevelt, who will send
a sewing machine to the empress of
Japan, has the right idea of spreading
civilization In the Orient. She evi
dently believes there is more to be
gained In sowing machines than sow
ing missionaries.
The Morning After.
Boston preacher has tho audacity
to say that "Colorado, like hell, needs
more water.' My, what a thirst he
must have had the morning after he
made the rounds of Denver. Denver
News.
Edible Seaweed.
It is not a little astonishing to find
what a number of seaweeds are really
edible and nourishing, says The Lan
cet Perhaps the best-known example
in this country Is laver, which ia a
kind of stew made from a weed, an
alga. The laver made on the Devon
shire coast and to be foundln some
London shops Is excellent.
Hold Farm Since 1300.
Recently the stock was sold on a
farm in Dumfriesshire, Scotland,
which had been held by a family nam
ed Moffat since the year 13vJ. when
King Robert Bruce made a grant of
the land to the MotTats. They held It
for 300 rears as owners, and the rest
of the time as tenants of the Dukes of
Buccleuch.
Commit Sport by Proxy.
"Vandal." a well known writer on
ports, said In a recent Issue of the
London Express: "The sports of this
country are absolutely rotten un
sound to the core. This nation is no
longer a nation of sportsmen. It Is a
nation, of odds-taking people who com
mit sport by proxy."
Self-Winding Alarm Clock.
Jotienh Blvthe. a resident of Ches
ter, Pa., has recently obtained a pat
ent on a self-winding alarm ciock,
which is said to have several very
novel features. The winding is done
by electricity and when once set will
ring every day at tbe same hour If de
aired. Kipling as Critic.
Here Is Rudyard Kipling's advice to
an author who submitted a story for
his criticism: "Tear out second chap
ter and scatter broadcast. Change
name of hero and name of story; then
get down to business and rewrite the
whole thing." Atlanta Constitution.
Black Rot in Cabbage.
Soaking the seed for fifteen min
utes in a 1:1000 corrosive sublimate
solution or in a 0.4 per cent formalin
solution Just before planting is sug
gested as a cheap and effective means
of destroying tbe germs upon the
seed.
Firemen Start a Blaze.
When the volunteer fire department
of Tunbridge Wells, England, was on
parade a spark from one of tbe en
gines set fire to a haystack, and the
fire burned itself out, for the volun
teers proved unable to extinguish It
.
Many Schools in Hong Kong.
For Its size Hong Kong has an
enormous number of schools. The
population of the Island Is about 330,'
(ton and there are over 100 schools
the great majority of which are under
government supervision.
Church In Farmyard.
Few more curious places for
church could be found than one at
Sotuham Delabere, Eng., which stands
In the middle of a farmyard. The only
means of entrance Is by passing
through the yard.
lll-Tlmed Wit.
Did
he leave you anything when he
iiied?"
I nsk1 of the fntherlosii slrl. who cried,
"Oh, yea, he did!" And I questioned
her,
"What was It?" "He left me an orphan,
It!"
Cleveland Leader.
Girls' Best Safeguard.
Let us teach our daughters that
life Is not only tennis and parties. Let
us endow them with the best of In
surances a profession at their fing
ers' ends. Woman.
Pills Cause Peritonitis.
Death from peritonitis, due to
cesslve taking of pills, was stated to
be the cause of a woman's death at a
Bristol (England) Inquest.
British Railroads Well Manned.
American railroads have six em
ployes for every mile of track and
the British roads have twenty-eight.
Income of Oxford College.
The income of Oxford University is
lightly under $360,000 a year.
for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper
KANSAS CITY MO., FRIDAY, OCT. 27, 1905.
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT.
See - Fourth Page.
NOTICE!
The Inter-State literary Associa
tion of Kansas and the West will con
vene In annual session at Kansas City,
Mo., December 2G, 27. 28.
Each Literary Society Is entitled to
representation by three delegates.
(one of whom may have a place on
the program), and three alternates.
New Societies, and those not having
been enrolled at the last session of
the Association, will be required to
pay a membership fee of $1.50. So
cieties enrolled at the last session will
pay $1.00 membership fee.
The Executive Committee will con
vene In November for the purpose of
making up the program.
Any Society may become a member
of the Association by application to
the President or Corresponding Secre
tary on or before the first day of De
cember, sending therewith the re
quired fee.
JAS. H. GUY, President.
429 Kansas Ave., Topeka, Kan.
I. M. HORTON, Chairman Ex. Com.,
1C08 E. 13th St., Kansas City, Mo.
MISS A. F. MOORE, Cor. Sec,
1214 Vine St., Kansas City. Mo.
The Color Line.
If, as Is now claimed by an eastern
Individual, St. Peter Is or was a color
ed man, the "white trash" will hnve a
hard tlmo getting past him, while the
mere fact that "culled pusson" pur
loined a nice juicy hen while living In
Denver will not be considered so
sylous ns to bnr him from tho New
Jerusalem. Denver News.
Arranging His Toilet.
The king of gamblers sat alone
With a mirror in his hand:
One of his Fridays came along
And took his watchful stand.
"Why this mirror. O my king?"
Thus did the Friday prate.
"Thnt I might see," the king replied,
"If my lid Is still on straight." A.
l. Mayfleld, Denver News.
When All Others Fail.
Dispatches tell us thnt but for a
heavy rain which set in just as tho flro
department had exhausted all Us en
ergy, Butte, Mont., would have been
completely wiped from the map. An
other evidence of the necessity of be
ing In touch with providence.
A Redeeminq Feature.
There is at least one rrdeemlna
feature about a parrot it only repeats
just what it hears. Denver News,
1
Skeltons in Trenches.
A curious discovery has been made
in the course of some excavations that
have been in progress In St. Martin
de Re, in France. The excavators un
earthed trenches In which lay skele
tons which were presumably those of
the citizens who fell fighting tfeere In
defending the town against the Kng-
llsh In 1C27. Among the skeletons
was found a spherical iron bomb con
tainlng a most black powder, which
was found to consist of about a third
of nitre, a third of carbon, and a fifth
of sulphur, the remainder being Iron
oxide derived from the rusting of the
Iron shell.
The Bear Dance.
Little Bobble Pa, I want to see
another bejar dance, like tho one that
come along tho street last week.
Papa I don't know where to find
It, son, but you run In and tell mam
ma that we will go down to the comic
opera tonight and see the big ballet
Kansas City Drovers Telegram.
IetroIt Free Press: "In It true that
v i-m hovu umifitrtt-lnl nunlrut Inntt "
asked the reporter over tho 'phono
"Yes," remarked the girl whoso mini
her had been called by mistake, "but
I'm not sure that I can land him."
Puck: Mr. Got rox When I was
your age, sir, I didn't have a dollar,
C'liolly Gotrox Well, dad, when I am
your uge I probably won't have a dot
lar!
The man In the brown stone palace
mav enjoy life after a fashion, but
he misses the satisfaction of ttu hum
lib- cottager who can sit in the front
yard In his shirt sleeves and talk
over the fence with his neighbor.
Not a Doubter.
"IM have you know, sir," said the
pompous individual, "that I'm a self-
made man."
"Ah, Indeed," rejoined the meek
and lowly person, "I thought there
was a home-made air about you."
Chicago News.
The Fad for Restitution,
Another embezzler who escaped to
Mexico years ago Is sending back tho
money to cover his defalcations am
pay all bis creditors. Is It possible
lliin tiling is to become n fad? St
Lou's Globe Democrat.
L It's Impossible for n man lo see the
point of a joke and feel it simultan
consly.
A man Is as old as he looks, but a
woman is seldom as young as she
thinks she looks.
Bessie, doi.'t you want to stay in
the parlor where your papa and Mr
Kawler are?"
HEN WILSON IN TROUBLE.
Icandal Disturbs Serenity of Inhabi
tants of Bingvile.
It Is rumored on reliable authority
hat Hen Wilson has left his wife
igaln owing to some martial trouble
between them. This is lot the first
Ime Hen and Sarj Ann have bad mar
tal trouble. The : iM. t!nm before this
5ary Ann struck rltn wltn a roiling
Bin above the left rye and he went out
' the house and dii not return for
teveral weeks. Son e says he went
io the Co. seat and l pent most of his
Ime In a hospital. Finally ne returned
nmc a sadder and wiser man and
ilm and Snry Ann made up again and
ttarted out together to try to live a
HflVrcnt life with fie deve of peace
lerchcd above their hearthstone, a?
ton might say.
Unt now ruction nwlft and terrible
las broken out In their midst again.
Ve got tills straight or we wouldn't
my anything about It In print. Mrs.
Wilson herself told Mrs. Caroline
looper that Urn had left home fol-
owed by nil tbe cooking utensils in
ne kitchen. Mrs. Hooper told It to
Jen Wade's wife and Hen Wade's wife
old it to Mrs. Widow Ilcm'erson who
.old us.
Snry Ann has a quick temper and
when she gets mad there seems to lie
milling else to do lint for lien to dig
)iit. for a while ntid wait until the
Motids roll by. What tho trouble wna
.his time was that Hen went right Into
Hie house like a durn fool mid set Ills
elf down on a new sofa pillow which
Mrs. Wilson had Just finished. Mis.
Wilson stated that Hen might think
hat sofa pillows were made to sit on
hut he was mlslal:en. lien's where
about s is at present unknown "Hlng
ville Bugle Items'' In the Boston Post
ARTIST ME" HER IDOL.
John Ruskin's Self Introduction to Mil
Adtilrer.
The London Outlook tells a pretty
story of the late John Ituskln, artist,
author, reformer, which snows that
courtly and chlvalrlc gentleman and
grent writer in a playful mood:
Mr. Ruskln war, taking a morning
alk down the road Just In front of
llrantwood, when be saw a lady heal
ed on a eampslo'il making a skeleh
if the house, and, with n courteous
race which was Intensely Ills own, lie
addressed her, Inquiring her reason
for choosing the house in question lor
her subject.
"It Is the house of tbe famous John
Ituskln," she frankly nsked.
"Have you met Ituskln?" she was
asked.
"No. Indeed." she replied. "If I hn!.
I would have defined It one of tbe
greatest privileges tif my life."
"Then, madam. If you care to fol
low me, I will show him to von."
In a twinkling the stool and easel
were packed up and the artist eagerlv
followed the guide. To her surprise
ind gratification, be led her up to th
house, and entering, hade )iW guet
follow, which she readily did On
n, arched the Granger into the draw
Ingronm; then, placing bl hack to the
fireplace, a familiar attitude, tie ex
claimed, to the amazement o his com
pan ion :
"Now, what do you think of Run
kin?"
Trom "The Giaour."
II" who hntli l"fil him evil the dead
Krc the- f)i v t day nf I'.alh l Hil.
The hint (link ! v ef N'"l hli eness,
Vhe left I mutter met I autre
Kcfnie icia ft . i ' I 1 1- linger
Have HWcpt the lilies hi le I', Hilt V MtlR
res I.
"1 fna'le( ll'C n!ld fin", HI'
The rapture nf Repose that's 'her.
The l,x,-l Ml I. lei' I Unit- lh.lt HIM ilk
The lal'llllel nf the Il ehei-5.
Aiid t ill fer I hut "ad ni.inte( eve.
l'hllt flle lint Will" nut W'l-pu nut nW
in. I Iml fur t tin i hill h:iM!-"'', hinw
Where eeld I ll .t I net Inn lipllthv
4 peril I In unzlfii.' ni'-min i ' heart.
" If In I, On II reuld llnpnit
The llniim he ilre.l.ls. vet 1el!l lipen.
Yes hill fer the-e. lira! these nl ,
Some nietnents, nye, nnc Ileal heretic
hnnr
rl "till inlliht donht the Tvnet '. pnweif
'i fair calm. o f'lv enifl
The flist hi-t liHik hv di nth lecnh d'
llll h l the ri-pec t ef tl:l hrtc,
Tl flreere hnt llvln i;ici- ne lll'irr!
"o enhllv sweet. .n ileadlv fall.
.Vn Htnrt for H'nil mem wan) Inn; there
IP ih N the Imi'llnc In ih-alli.
Vhnt pnttn net nulle Willi patllni; hienti:
I'nt he'iutv with Unit fearful hlei.rn.
Thnt hue which hriuntx ll In the tnm.
KxpreMsien'f la1! reccdinu lav.
A Kil'leil Male hnverlnir linn il decav.
The fan II henm nf Kei II-ik p i-1! "war!
Hpark 'if I ha i tUnie, i.'-n In,'.. uf heaven
ly l.hth,
Which Kleiini" hut warms no more IM
chei Lsl.i'd earth.
Lord liyron.
In the State.
NUMBER 2li
LINCOLN INSTITUTE NOTES.
The Clerk Whistled.
A Scotch minister Instructed his
clerk, who sal among the congrega
tion during service, to give u low
whistle If anything In her sermon ap
peared to lie exaggerated. On hear
ing the minister say: "In those days
there were" snakes fifty feet long.
tho clerk gave a subdued whistle. "I
should have Hiild thirty feel." added
tho minister. Another whlstlu from
the clerk. On nonsuiting Thompson's
Concordance," said the minister, "l
see the length Is twenty feet." Still
nuotluT whistle; whereupon tho
preached leaned over and said in a
stage whisper: "Ye can whistle as
much as ye like MasPherson. but I'll
no take uuitlier foot off for anybody!"
In CrimeanTimes.
In Crimean tlmtn (says the "Tat
tler") tho Highland regiments were
so full of HtlieiTaus that ninny stortcH
wc-ru current exploiting the fnct. One
gallant Scottish colonel, ll was suld,
resolved to take the sense of the reg
iment on the vital question of adopt
ing the plaid as an essential part of
the uniform. When the orderly rame
to report the result, tho colonel was
scandalized to find that only two of
his men favored tho suggestion, "And
who are there two gallant. Highland
ers?" he asked. "Ooch!" replied the
orderly, "suro it's Corporal O'Hrlen
au' Private O'CallaRlmn, sorr!"
Bulk From tha West.
The bulk of the commercial honey
crop comes from the West and South
west, and this year the supply Is
likely to be short. From Colorado.
I'tn'.i and Nevada the yield Is reported
lo be poor to fair. Callforuln has a
moderate crop, and other producing
Slates only a fair crop. Producers
are holding their stock at an advance
over last year's prices, I lie advance
amount ing to about two cents per
pound.
How Schiffless.
Jacob II. Sfliifr, bead of the firm of
Kuhli, l.oeh & Co. of New York, say a
he was powerless to ward off tho
things Kqultalile Hyde did lo him and
his company. How Schlfflesa of Mr.
Schlff and bow llydeous of Mr. Hyde.
Denver News.
Aak 'Em.
"Should the Sclioolmu'ams Marry?"
Is the quest Ion that is being freely
discussed by some of the erusly old
baebejor etlllorlal writers of I he pa
pers Just now. If these fellows really
want to know why don't I hey put
on a clean collar and go and ask tho
sflioolmn'aiu about It?-Denver News.
Oh, Joyl
( (limit I lleilliuillg, a geoli-gist of
Pennsylvania, aim discovered In Col
in ado u v.ist deposit of mineral from
wImIi radium is made, and be says
the price will now drop from $:!,ouo,
Him mi ounce to only $l,niio,iinii on
ounce. Now t hit t is more like ii.
Thief million dollars was a llllle high
for most of us. I leiiveil News.
It Did.
"Tli In watch will work liko a
charm," said the dealer. "And it will
cost you Iml a dollar."
We paid I lie dollar.
Ily the way; did you ever see a
charm that kept time?
The dealer was correct.
mid wo
liae no complaint to mnke,
I he watch worked like a
charm-
exactly like a charm.
"Papa," he said one day, "sailors
must be awful small men."
"Why do you think so?" asked Ills
father.
"liccausc," answered Harry, "I read
In the papers about one who went to
sleep on bis watch."
When a man declares lie Is out of
polities be doesn't alwuys slop to ex
plain why.
Men often miss opportunity's knock
because they are themselves so busy
"knocking."
The heaviest collection place doesn't
always Indicate the most religion.
Very often a dog runs as fast as
he can, and tho rabbit gets away.
I.ove may be blind, but It usually
finds a way.
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