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It Pays to Advertise In the Rising Son VOLUME X. HON. GARDNER LATHROP, Who acted at Toastmaster at the Banquet. Hon. Gardner I.athrop, the brilliant -.attorney who acted aa toastmaster at the Warner banquet, In his opening wremarKs stated tnat he was like the .llssourl Congressman on such an oc- casion, he was too full "too utter." 5? However, the noted Kansas Cltyan was at his best and brought forth much applause. Mr. Lathrop Is now general solicitor for the great Santa Fe system. SENATOR WARNER, Honored by the Republicans of the State of Missouri. One of the most elaborate banquets ever witnessed In this city was ten dered Senator Warner last Wednes night at the Midland Hotel by the Republican party leaders of this state. The occasion was one of special honor for the grand old leader who for more than a quarter of a century has figured as a leader in the Repub lican party. The attendance was very large and comprised many of the most noted leaders from the different sections of the state. The big ban quet room was adorned in national colors, superbly arranged. Y. v. Jr.. I Hon. Gardner Lathrop acted as toastmaster for the occasion. Among the noted Republican leaders were: Thos. K. Neidrlnghaus, T. J. Aklns, Jos. McCoy, Jno. H. Bothwell, Wm. L. Morsey, Cyrus P. Walbrldge, Ex- Congressman Joy of St. Louis, David W. Hill. Frank Wightmun, Jno. C. MeKlnley, A. C. Pettijohn and others. Mayor Ncff made the address of wel : come. Addresses were delivered by Representative E. C. Ellis, Thos. K. ; Neidrlnghaus, T.. J. Akin, Gov. Hoch of Kansas. Senator Wm. Warner spoke upon National issues. There is always a mystery about bow the people next door live. Lots of people take offense when .there Is none In sight. Edible 8eaweed. 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 lavrr, which Is a kind of stew made from a weed, an alga. The laver made on the Devon shire coast and to be found In 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 13 J. when King Robert Bruce made a grant of the land to the Moffats. They held It for 300 years 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 sports, 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. Joseph Blythe, a resident of Ches ter, Pa., has recently obtained a pat ent on a self-winding alarm clock, which Is said to have several very novel features. The winding is done by electricity and when once set will ring every day at the same hour if de sired. 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 the germs upon the seed. Firemen Start a Blaze. When the volunteer Are department of Tunbrtdge Wells, England, was on parade a spark from one of the 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, 000 and there are over 100 schools, the great majority of which are under government supervision. Church in Farmyard. Few more curious places for a 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. Hl-Tlmad Wit. "Did h leave you anything when ha died ?" I nuked nf the fatherless clrl. who cried, "Oh, yea, he did!" And I questioned her, "What wits It?" "He left me an orphan, air!" Cleveland Leader. Girls' Best Safeguard. Let us teach our daughters that life Is not only tennis and parties. Let us endow tbem with the best of In surances a profession at their fing ers' ends. Woman. Pills Cause Peritonitis. Death from peritonitis, due to ex cessive 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-elgbt. Income of Oxford College. The income of Oxford University ts lightly under $350,000 a year. for It Reaches More KANSAS CITY MO., INDEPENDENCE. Mr. Daniel Jones, one of our oldest citizens, tiled October 29th near 80 yenrs of age. Miss Lillie Chrisinan and Hut tie Hughes have gone to Jefferson City to attend the Lincoln Institute. Mr. W. G. Tucker spent the day In Pleasant Hill Visiting his daughter, Mrs. Minnie Bryant, Sunday. Oct. 22. Mrs. Martha Ross has gone to To peka, Kan., where she will spend the winter with her daughters. Mrs. Lucy Price and Miss Henrietta Haydon left for the annual conference in Higginsvillo, Saturday morning, October 21. Misses Naomi Williams, Flossie Yarnell and Minnie Dehoney, who have been sick, ore now nblt to be out again. Rev. J. 11. Wlnrow and Mrs. Mollle Rhodes are attending the Baptist Na tional convention in Chicago. 111. Mrs. Millie Rosellt; is now visiting friends in this city. Rev. J. C. Caldwell and wife of St. Joseph were t lie guest, of Mrs. M. I. and Agnes Jenkins last week. Rev. J. H. Allen nnd family are vis iting friends In Higginsville, Mo. LEXINGTON NEWS. Rev. Norrls and wife left lieTe on the 2t!th for Kansas City, Kansas, where they will make their future home in their new residenceUjey have Just bought. Mr. William Booker who has been quite ill is now better. Mr. Ad Coley is quite 111; also Mr. A. W. Walker Is on the sick list. Rev. John Caves was In the city Saturday. Mr. Reuben Hill ono of our oldest citizens nnd best colored farmer is vtTy 111. Wo hope he will recover soon. LINCOLN INSTITUTE NOTES. The Clerk Whistled. A Scotch minister Instructed his clerk, who sat among the congrega tion during Bervice, to give a low whistle if anything in her sermon ap peared to be exaggerated. On hear ing the minister say: "In those days there were snakes fifty feet long," the clerk gave a subdued whistle. "I should have said thirty feet." added the minister. Another whistle from the clerk. On sonsultlng Thompson's Concordance," said the minister, "I see the length is twenty feet." Still another whistle; whereupon the preached leaned over and said In a stage whisper: "Ye can whistle as much as ye like MasPherson, but I'll no take anlther foot off for anybody!" In Crimean Times. In Crimean times (says the "Tat tler") the Highland regiments were so full of Hlberians that many stories were current exploiting the iact. One gallant Scottish colonel, it was I aid, 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 came to report the result, tho colonel was scandalized to find that only two of his men favored the suggestion, "And who are there two gallant Highland ers?" he asked. "Ooch!" replied the orderly, "sure It's Corporal O'Brien an' Private O'Callaghan, sorr!" The Color Line. If, as Is now claimed by un enstern Individual. St. Peter Is or was a color ed man, tho "white trash" will have a hard time getting past him, while the mere fact thnt "culled pusson" pur loined a nice juicy hen while living In Denver will not be considered so serious as to bar 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 nlong And took bis watchful stand. "Why this mirror, O my king?" Thus did tho Friday prate. "Thnt I might see," the king replied, "If my lid Is still on straight." A. r. Mayfleld, Denver News. Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper FBI0AY, NOV. 10, 15)05. NOTICE! The Inter-State Literary Associa tion of Kansas and the West will con vene' in annual session at Kansas City, Mo., December 20, 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 feo of $t.i0. Se cludes 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 cemlKr. sending therewith the re quired fee. i .TAS. H. GUY, President, J 420 Kansas Ave., Topeka, Kan. T. M. HORTON. Chairman Ex. Com., 100S E. inth St., Kansas City, Mo. MISS A. F. MOORE, Cor. Sec. 1211 Vino St., Kansas City, Mo. 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 es-i.hed IrenchesCIi which lay skele tons which were presumably those of the citizens who fell fighting there in defending the town against the Eng lish In 1C2T. Among the skeletons was found a spherical Iron bomb con taining 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 Bobbie Pa, I wont to see another bejar dance, like the one that come along the 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. Detroit Free Press: "Is It true that you have senatorial aspirations?" asked tho reporter over the 'phone. "Yes," remarked the girl whoso num ber had been called by mistake, "but I'm not sure that I can land him." Puck: Mr. Gotrox When I was your nge, sir, I didn't have a dollar. Cholly Gotrox Well, dad, when I am your age I probably won't have a dol lar! The man In the brown stone palace may enjoy life after n fashion, but he misses the satisfaction of tho hum ble cottager who can sit In tho front yard In his shirt sleeves and talk over the fence with bis neighbor. Not a Doubter. "I'd 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-mude air about you." Chicago News. The Fad for Restitution, Another embezzler who escnped to Mexico years ago Is sending back the money to cover his defalcations nnd pay all his creditors. Is it possible tills thing Is to become a fad? St. Louis Globe-Democrat. It's impossible for a man to nee tho point of a joke and feel It simultan eously. A man Is as obi as he looks, but n woman Is seldom as young us she thinks she lookH. Bessie, dof.'t you want to stay In the parlor hore your papa and Mr. Kawler ai-e?" When All Others Fall. Dispatches tell us that but for n heavy rain which set In Just as tho fire department had exhausted all Its en ergy, Butte, Mont., would have been completely wiped from the map. An other evldenco of tho necessity of be ing In touch with providence. HEN WILSON IN TROUBLE. Icandal Disturbs Serenity of Inhabi tants of Bingvil e. It Is rumored on rellnbio authority .lint Hen Wilson has left his wife I gain owing to some martal trouble etween them. This Is lot the nrst line Hen and Sar Aun have had mar tal trouble. The : ltd. tlmo before this 3a ry Ann struck H.'n wl'.n n roiling aln above the left eye and be went out f the house and d(l not. return for teveral weeks. Son e says he went ;o tho Co. seat and ipent most of bis line in a hospital. Finally no returned ionic a sadder and Riser man and ilm and Sary Ann made up again and darted out together to try to live a lifferent life with fie dive of peace lorchod above the!:- hearthstone, as1 iu mlRht say. But now ruction nwlft and terrible ins broken out in their midst ncnin. vVo Rot this straight or wo wouldn't my anything about It in print. Mrs. vVllson herself told Mrs. Caroline looper thnt Hen had left homo fid owed by all the cooking utensils In no kitchen. Mrs. Hooper told It to Jell Wade's wife and Ben Wade's wifv old it to Mrs. Widow Heiu'erson who old us. Sary Ann lias a quick temper nnd when she gets mad there seems to be lothlng else to do but for Hen to din ut for a while and wait until the ;louds roll by. What tli. trouble wan :hls time wns that Hen went right Into the house like a durn fool and set hls olf down on n new soft pillow which Mrs. Wilson had Just finished. Mrs Wilson slated that Hen might think hat sofa pillows were made to sit on. but he was mistaken. Hen's where abouts ',s at present unknown. "Illng t'ille Bugle Items'' In the Boston Post. ARTIST MET HER IDOL. John Ruskin's Self Introduction to Hit Admirer. The London Outlook tells n pretty story of the late John Itiiskln, artist, author, reformer, which snows that courtly and chlvalrlc gentleman anil groat writer In a playful mooil: Mr. Ruskln wan taking a movnlng walk down the road Just in front of Ilrantwood, when he saw a liuly seat ed on n rampstool making a sketch if (lie house, ami, with a coin Irons rnco which was Intensely his own. lie addressed her. Inquiring her reason for choosing the house In question lor her subject. ' "It Is the house of (ho famous John Ruskln." she frankly asked. "Have you met Ruskln?" she was asked. ' No, Indeed," she replied. "If I had. I would have deemed It one of tlio greatest privileges of my life." "Then, madam. If ini care to fol low me, f w ill slum- him to vou " In a twinkling the stool and easel were packed up nnd the artist eagerly followed the guide. To her surpriso and gratification, lie led her up to th house, and erteilng. bnile tiis guest follow, which she loadilv did. On n. arched the stranger into the draw Ing room; Mien, placing his back to the Ireplace, a familiar attitude, lie ex rlaimrd, to the nmnemeut of his com pardon : "Now. what i!o you think of Rus kin?" from "The Giaour" lt who hnlh ln'it him nvrr llm h-;id Kie the III! liny nf li-nlli N n.l. Ttn firt ihirk il.iv nf NMhiitviM mm, l'h lai liiini-fi find itnj4 'Hi-fin li-n'H I'ft.lrinu Iiukt M;iv- xw.'pl the Inns whi-ie Ksauty line '"t rrinl'f'l lh- llil fini'elir nr Th rapture of Hi n'i that's h're. Mill' IIXi'll VI I I. II. I. I II. ills lll.lt MH.'lk Th" liiiiKiior of tto plie I'l i hi i A r i 1 lint fur llit sail Him mil.--! vr. Thnt ftn- mil v.Iiim not, umi-im riot now nd hut fur that hill, oluilitf '"-h hiol WlKTf fold I lliNI Ili'llOfi'x iiimthv i hi li lite If.ixlrm nioiirnrl'K i,,irl, Vi If In hlin It fuiild liiinn The ihiotii ho iire-it-.. w-t ilurlls upon, V"1. hut for lh'. in;,; thi-.m- nloiio. Some inomi'iits, nyi inn- ln-iii hi'iottfi hour. it ittll mliilit itonh' tho Tvi-mfs power; n fair hm -.-ilm. 'i MilHv .'tl 1 fll" flfMl. lawl llMik hv ih-nth levenlr'1' ll W the :ip." I of I hi.' "Iiolo. 'I'M 'lloert-. hilt ll illli ;-rre no niorf ! Vi rohllv vwi.-t. so Hi'iiillv fair 'A e Hlal t fur HomI hi-i-iiis w anting IlierO Hi li I- the lovellnn-oi In il-alh. Vhnt part' not rjuit,. with paitlrii; hreatfc: fill beauty with that fearful bloom. Thnt hue whph Ll'llilJ ll In t ) - tomb. Fxpl einlon'H lat reri-diiiir iy, A Kil'l''t Halo hnveritiK ioi,irid deenv. 1 he fait-w-ll beam nf reeh'iK pat nwav! Spars of thai flume, pen ha,l uf heaven ly iiiiin. Which Kleami. hut warms no mor iheiUhed tmth. Lord Hj-ron. In the State. NUMBER LJI LILLIAN BUYS HER OWN TICKETS How She Made a Speculator Look Very Small. Lillian Itussell Saturday took mat ter Into her own hands to solve the problem of the ticket speculator. At 'Z o'clock she whiz-zed up to the front of Proctor's Twenty-third Street the ater and, as she alighted from Hie ear, the most persistent of the speculators sidled up to her and thrusting a bunch of tickets upon her, said: "I've tho last twenty good seals in the house, (live you the best two for Can't get any at the box. of fice." Miss Russell took the bunch of tickets as If to look them over and makes her selection and walked rapid ly toward the box office. The specu lator, who had never had any tickets taken from lilin before by prospective purchasers, pressed close upon her loudly demanding a reliiru of his tick ets. Miss Russell stepped to tho win dow nnd handing Hie twenty tickets to I he i rcasiii'iT, said : "Here iiiv twenty fill-cent splits. This speculator tried to sell two of tliein to me at $l.."o apii (live him $! for thrill," mid with it smile entered the theater nnd proceeded to her dressing room. Tho speculator frothed at the mouth. Ho demanded his tickets back, but tho treasurer, standing upon tho legal rights of theatrical managers estab lished in tho courts to the effect that tickets mo not tratisfci'i'iihlc and thai they have the rlgnt to revoke the n ' trance and return the money for those " transferred to persons offensive to tho management, refused. "I bought those tickets from ou," roared the speculator. "You certainly did not," said tho box office man. "I have never sold n ticket to you and never will. 1 know you too wtdl. Vou have been thrown oil) of this lobby a dozen limes with in (ho last week. Those HcRcIs were bought by other people, whom you sent here. They wore transferred to you by those people. There is your $10. Now gel out, or I will have you thrown out." The speculator made his escape. New York Commercial. FINE FLOUR. The Rising Son takes pleasure In commending 'to the highest tho Kelly flour whlidi has been used extensively by one of its managers who tins fs lablislieil a restaurant lu this city. This recommendation is made from experience. All grocers would do well to keei the flour produced by tho Kelly Milling Company. THE JONES DRY GOODS COMPANY TO OCCUPY THE ENTIRE BLOCK. By the signing of a liliynir base lite Jones 1 1 1 (iooils company and L. M. .limes anil J. I.. Jones together, came intii control of nil of Hie block between Walnut and Main streets mid Twelfth ami Thirteen streets, except only tlio Chapman building at Hie southwest eonier of Twelfth and Wal nut. The Junes brothers through a realty corporal Ion control all that is not now occupied by the Jones I try (binds company. This Is the largest ana under n single control in the retail business district. In Kansas City. Manufactur ing concerns, packing houses, slock yards and tlio like have largo hold ings, but no merchandising concern comes near controlling ns many feet of valuable properly. Tin' frontage on Main si n et Is l.'o feet and thn frontage un Walnut street -Inn foot. While Hie Jones brothers hope that that some day Hie big while stori' may need all of the ground, they are not going to attempt lu cover it imme diately. Miss I.ovey I'm quite positive that he loves me deeply. Miss Wise Mow' lo you know? Miss I.ovey Oh. I can tell by tho sighs when he Miss Wise My dear girl, you can't gaugo tho depth of a man's love by Its sighs. rhiludelphla Press.