I Pays to Advertise In the Rising Son
HENRY M. BEARDSLEY REPUBLI
CAN CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR.
On Saturday next. Mr. H. M. Beards
ley will. go before the Republican of
this city as a candidate -for the mayor
Mr. Beardsley needs no special In
troduction to th cltlr.ens and voters
of this municipality. His great ac
tivity in public affairs has expended
over a period of many years during
which time he has been a devoted
-student on municipal government. In
placing himself before the Republican
primaries he has outlined his policy
1n connection with the Important
questions now pending and which
must shortly be brought to a conclu
inn in these nubile Issues good
citizen Is Interested. Mr. Beardsley
stands in favor of good Btreets and a
riPHn and healthy city, the granting
of franchises to public service corpo
rAtlona only after thorough Investiga
tlon as to their value, and the se-
curing, in the contract, frr the peo
pie the lowest charge possible for that
which Is to be furnished under the
franchise granted. If nominated and
elected he will require that all corpo
rations holding franchises comply with
the terms thereof; that there shall be
a further reduction In water rates as
speedily as possible. He favors the
appointment of competent men for all
public services and the Insistence up
on the faithful performance by them of
their duties. Upon the all-Important
gas question Mr. Beardsley's policy Is
NOT to yield to the present grossly
unreasonable demands of the Oas
TrUBt. but to secure a contract Just
and fair to the people or by municipal
ownership of a gas plant whichever
shall best secure the desired result,
He maintains that the battle for cheap
gas must be won by the Interest of all
the people and of the growth of the
rlty. He promises that If nominated
and elected he will give the next two
years of his life to the business of the
The attitutde of Mr. Beardsley on
these Important questions Is clearly
set forth. His unquestioned ability
nnd strong integrity is known to every
man, woman and child. His life as a
private and public citizen stands with
out a blemish, hike our noble presl
dent, Theodore Roosevelt he has the
highest regard for manhood integrity
and ability regardless of race or color
The Son takes pleasure In commend
ing Mr. Beardsley to the earnest sup
port of our closest voters and It is
hoped that they will be a unit at the
primaries next Saturday for Henry
M. Beardsley, good government and
LINCOLN INSTITUTE NOTES.
Appropriate exercises' commemorat
ing the life and work of the great
emancipator, Lincoln, and. given under
the auspicies of the senior class, were
held In the Auditorium and heartily
enjoyed by nn appreciative audience.
Proceeds for the benefit of the Athletic
The Sunshine Circle celebrated
Douglass day with an excellent pro
gram. Including quotations from the
speeches of ths Illustrious race leader,
and addresses by President Allen and
Miss Fred r lea Sprague, grand-daughter
The valentine party was a complete
success and afforded an evening of In
nocent amusement tb all w'ho attend
One of the most enjoyable and In
structive features of dally life In the
Institution Is the practice. Inaugurated
by President Allen, of calling forth
from the students assembled at din
ner Items of interest gleaned from the
dally papers and current magazines.
This process occurs dally after the
dinner and Is attended by many good
results. We predict that when these
students have established homes of
their own, the effects will still re
main as salutory and potent Influens-
Is In keeping down the permlscuous
habit of gossiping at table and else
where, and In stimulating a desire to
store the mind with useful Ideas.
The end of the second term is rap-
Idly approaching and students are los
Ing no time from work. It Is this daily
and hourly discipline of work, Indus
trial or literary or both, that In the
end produces the efficient man and
For Information relative to the sum
mer school, address President B. F,
New York's "Richest" Rich.
New York has the richest baby, the
richest boy, the richest bachelor, the
richest spinster, the richest married
man nd the richest widow in the
whole wide world. Parts of this big
claim might be overthrown on close
scrutiny but we continually rear of
little John Nicholas Brown, the rich
est baby In the world; James Henry
Smith, the richest bachelor; William
Zlegler,' Jr., the richest boy; Miss
Stlckney, the richest spinster; Roeke
feller, the richest of all, etc.
S. W. King of Excellslor Springs Is
building a hotel.
DEATH OF PAUL L. DUNBAR, THE
In the death of Paul Lawrence Dun
bur the negro race loses a poet and
writer of great fame. Mr. Dunbar
died of consumption last Friday at his
house in Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Dunbar
wus born In Dayton. June 27. 1872 and
educated In the public sohool of Day
ton. He became an author at the
age of 18 and contributed largely to
noted magazines und newspapers. Mr
Dunbar possessed more than ordinary
ambition and several white men of
note came to his rescue. With this
encouragement he pursued his work
with vigor until he achieved national
fame. Mr. Dunbar spent a consider
able time in London where he was en
tertulned by many of the leading
literary clulm of the city and his work
received favorable comment at the
hands of the British peers.
Mrs. Mable Peck hus returned from
California where she spent Beveru!
THE DOMESTIC 8CIENCE OF CAR
Principal R. T. Coles, of the Car
rlson School, wus asked by our re
porter the other day as to the bene'
fit the girls are receiving from the
Domestic Science Department of the
school. He said, "I am well satis
fled with results thus far. That Is
one of my favorite departments of
the school und I pay a great deal of
attention to it. A,t present we have
about eighty-five girls taking a course
in cooking and practical house-keep-
ing. Miss Robinson, the efficient
teacher of that department, Is thor
oughly competent and much Interest
ed iu the work. It will pay any one
to visit her classes and notice the
interest the girls take In the train
Ing. For example tho following Is a
part of the first year's coutse: twi
lectures a week on care of kitchen
for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People
KANSAS CITY MO., THURSDAY, FEBY. 22, 190
und kitchen utensils, sweeping, dust
ing, care of brooms, brushes and
dusters; scrublng floors, window
cleaning, silver polishing, care of din
ing room, bed room ventilation, and
care of kerosene lamps. The first
year's course in cooking, consists of
the following, cooking of staple
breakfast dishes, bread making, table
laying and waiting breakfasts. ThlB
training has already begun to make
itself felt in . the home. For in Con
versation Willi many mothers, of
these girls, who by force of circum
stances are compelled to spent? a
great deal of time away from home,
have turned the house over entirely
to the phi and have noticed the dif
ference in Interest the girl manifests
now to what she did before having
hud the tralulng. '
A few weeks ago one of the Fifth
Grade girls, without u mother, was
ill and the teacher, with a few of
the girl's clasmates visited her home
took charge of the room, put to use
their knowledge of housekeeping and
ventilation and prepared dainty foods
such us cream of tomato soup nnd
dropped eggs on toust. This pructl-
cul training Is the kind all our girth
need und will do much to revolution
ize our homes. The only regret I have
is that the work in my school cauijct
ue more extended."
A GAY LOTHAIRE.
The much touted "Christian Gentle
man," B. Allen Morris, has rather pe
cullar records in love affairs. Al
though a twice married man, he ar
dently woes two of Detroit's blushing
maidens at one and the same time.
About a year ago u correspondent
1n the Informer told in glowing terms
ubout the splendid Christian work a
stranger, by the name of B. Allen
Morris, was doing among the chil
dren of his neighborhood and about
organizing them into a club und train
ing them iu the noble work of the
Mr. Morris wus to all outward ap
pearances, u genlleinun of great piety
und high Christian character. No one
could blame the pretty maidens of
Bethel church for saying that Brother
Morris looked good to them, and when
two of Bethel's female members
seemed to be the elect of the polished
gentlman, they were looked upon with
envy. It wus said that Brother Mor
ris had become engaged to both of
the fuir young ladies, und indeed, wus
about to lie married to one of them
when a letter wus received In this
city from Kansas City, Mo., that rends
in part us follows:
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 21. 190.".
Dear Sir: I am inquiring for my
husband. He Is quite a church work
er among the young people. His
nume is Burt Allen Morris. We were
married here In Kansas City the 29th
day of June, 19n:i. We moved to Chi
cago. After a month he deserted me;
then after a time he came back to
Kansas City; then he deserted me
here and went back to Detroit. Now
1 heur he Is married to some woman
In Detroit. He hasn't got any divorce
from me. I am still his wife. He
was a Mason and belonged to tho
West port liOdge here, but he Is sus
pended now. Will you kindly Inform
me as to this woman, her name and
address. I cannot understand my hus
band's treatment of me.
The startling nature of the contents
of this letter sturted nn Investigation
that has resulted in uncovering a
rather checkered career on the part
of Morris, who only last fall matricu
lated in Wllberforce University, In
tending to enter the ministry.
Mr. Morris Is alleged to have been
mnrrled In Chicago November 1, 1899,
by Rev. J. F. Thomas, nnd again June
29th, 1904, in Kansas City, Mo., by
Rev. F. J. Peck. Deserted wife No.
2 In Chicago and came to Detroit.
Wife No. 1 applied for divorce :n Chi
cago, but dropped It upon learning of
his engagements In this city, and cer
tain Detroit maiden consider now
themselves exceeding fortunate that
they were not duped Into marrying
the oft time groom.
The authorities of Wllberforce were
communicated with nnd when they
asked an explanation from the gay
young man, he declared that he would
straighten the matter up to their sat
isfaction, nnd left the University for
that purpose, saying he was coming
to Detroit. He has not been seen In
this city, and his present whereabouts
are unknown. He Is n tall, brown
skinned ntHn of about thirty years,
with pleasing manners nnd gentle
Quarterly meeting wns held tit the
A. M. E. Church. February 11. The
Presiding Elder, Rev. Barksdale was
not able to lie here on account of be
ing sick. Hcv. Macomlc of Kansas
City, Kansas officiated In his stead.
Everything passed off very nicely.
Miss Katie Wilson and several oth
er young friends were In Indepen
dence last week attending an enter
tainment. The Grand Cliancelor. A. W. Lloyd
of the K. of P. was In the city Feb
ruary 1. for the purpose of settling
the claim of the Sir Booker. He paid
to the legal heirs $i;i;.(it'. He hail
imlv been a member ubont four
months at the time of his death. Pro
fessor Huston of Sedalla was in com
pany Willi him.
Rev. Hays preached ut the Baptist
church Sunday, morning anil even
Mr. Joseph Myers went to Moherly
on the 111 of January, 19or, to attend
the wedding of Mr. Waller Woddel.
On his return home he lost n very fine
hat. We are very sorry of his nils
fortune in losing bis hat.
Mr. Jake Fagett Is a candidate for
electeii, for he is all right.
Treasurer. We hope hi' will lie re-
Doctor Ball Is expecting to build
early In the spring.
Miss Mary Hoard spent several
days with her mot her In Independence
Mrs. l-'rnzler the mother of Mr.
Hal net Is (tulle III.
Mr. I'gene Conway went to Kansas
City on business on the fith of Feb
ruary and also Mrs. Morris.
Mr. William Ford Just got back
from Indianapolis, attending a eon
vent Ion of the coal miners. Me said
the miners and operators agreed to
disagree but will have another meet
Iiik In March.
Mr. Nelson Waters of Kansas City
was In the city visiting his sister,
Mrs. Hawkins and friends. He re
turned to bis home Monday evening.
Mr. Madie and Miss Mattie Shaffer
was united In matrimony February
11. 19(10. Rev. Win. Thlrkle officiat
ed. We wish them a long and pros
The M. E. Conference will M'X here
on the l lth of March, Utuil. The mem
bers and friends are making great
preparation to entertain them all,
Mr. Hedge Is a candidate for Police
.Indue nnd we think If he Is elected
he will make a good one. All can
didates that wish their names an
nounced in our paper or want our
support must pay Just what they pay
any oilier paper in the city, for our
paper has as many readers us any
other paper, more especially among
Mr. Walter W. Russel is n candi
date for City Assessor and I think
be will make a good one.
If yon try enough you will seldom
have to cry "enough."
He enn easily be fearless who daro
not tnako foes.
than any othei Paper
Documentary Proof of Idiocy.
'I-ook here, old chap, I'll give yon
a valuable tip," said the experienced
married man to the prospective bride
groom. "Don't let your wife keep a
diary on the honey'mon. My wife did
that, and now whenever we quarrel
she brings It out and reads some of
the Idiotic thlnes I said to her then."
All Around Athlete.
Aid. W. Anker Simmons, of Henley-
on-Thames town council, has Just ac
complished a remarkable feat near the
famous reach of the Thames at Hen
ley. He walked, ran, cycled, rowed
and then swam 200 yards all under
eight minutes. As Mr. Simmons Is 48
years of age, the feat Is all the more
Find Wealth in Bag
Discovering a hag In the si reels of
Sydney, Australia, a man took II lo
the police station, where ll was found
to contain gold and banknotes to the
value of 850, and subsequently a
hat less old man. a lunatic, who was
wandering aimlessly Ihionnh the
streets, was found to be the owner.
Eighteenth Century Earrings.
The eighteenth century saw the
glorification of the earring, fashion
fble beauties outvying each other with
the rarest and most beautiful jewels.
There is no doubt that the can inn is
cne of the prettiest feminine adore
ment nnd as such well deserves Its
Worth More Than a Smile.
A generous stork visited a certain
home uptown nnd left u pair of babies.
A few days afterw ard I In father und
a friend who congratulated him and
said: "I hear the Lord has smiled up
on you." "Smiled!" exclaimed the
proud parent; "He laughed aloud sir!"
A Lost Opportunity.
"Woman just dropped dead In the
bargain crush al the ribbon counter!"
cried the lloorwalkcil exclledly. "How
Inopportune!" cm-IhIuiciI the head of
the drill. "Our iinderiHkliig depart
ment won't be open until next Moo.
day! " Cai nolle Standard.
A Language Lesion.
Hans Hansen called to see how his
friend Ole Olsen was making out with
his line new job-street sweeping,
Says Olsen: "Vail. I lank I like the
sholi all right." At whleh Hiigrlly re
torted Hansen: "s-'.hob? I loan say
"shoh; nay 'yob'."
Easy to Identify Sisters.
It Is an easy matter to pick out sis
ters In a group of children on the con
lliient. for girls of the same family
are dresesd Just alike. In the Breton
provinces, wheie the gala dress Is
quaint, the effect is fantastic on fete
Benefit of Iron in Water.
lilts of Iron will prevent water from
becoming putrid. Sheet Iron or Iron
trimmings are the best. The often
K've smell of water In vases of Mowers
would he avoided hy pulling a few
btnull nails in the bottom of the vases.
No Uie for Beef.
In Uruguay, until within a few
years. Hie sales of hides was Hie only
pari of the cattle Industry that yield
ed any cash, Hie meat being mostly
discarded us of no value.
Must Keep Shoes Shined.
In Purls even the poor man stops
nn his way to work to have his shoes
shined. It costs hi in only 2 cents, and
he might lose bis Job if he did not.
Noserings as Aid to Beauty.
In New Guinea the ladies wear nose
rings, piercing the nose In the same
way that civilized women pierce the
And Still Most People Do.
Boys wound get very little satis
faction out of hcliis had If people ex
pected them to be. -New York Press.
Pears and Apples.
The pear and apple are from Europe.
In the State
"I'LL PAY YOU FOR THAT."
This title parable by an unknown
author teaches Its own lesson:
A hen trod on a duck's foot. She
did not mean to lo It, and it did not
hurt the duck much; but the duck
said. "I'll pay you for that!" So the
duck flew at the old hen, but as she
did so her wings struck an old goose,
who stood close by.
"I'll pay you for that!" cried the
goose, and she flew at the duck; but
as she did so her foot tore tho fur
of a cat who was Just then In the
"I'll pay you for that!" cried th
cat, and she started for the goose;
but as she did so her claw caught lv
the wool of n sheep.
"I'll pay you for that!" cried the
sheep, and she rah at the cat, but as
she did so her foot hit the foot of a
dog who lay In tho sun.
"I'll pay you for that!" cried he
and jumped at the sheep; but as he
did ho his leg struck an old cow who
stood by Hie gale.
"I'll pay you for that!" cried she,
and alio ran nt thn dog; but nn she
did so her horn grazed the skin of a
horse who stood by n tree.
"I'll pay you for that!" cried he,
and tie rushed at the cow.
What n noise there was! The horse
flew at the cow, and the cow at the
dog, and the dog nt the sheep, and
the sheep at the cat, and the cat at
the goose, and the goose at the duck.
and the duck at the hen. What a fuss
there was! And all because the hen
accidentally stepped on tho ducks'
"Hi! HI! What's all this'.'" cried tho
man who had the care of them. "You
may slay here," lie said to the hen;
bill he drove the duck to the pone
the goose lo the field, the cat to I Iu
barn, the sheep to her fold, the dug
to the house, the cow to her yard,
and the horse lo his stall. Ami so alll
their good times were over because
the duck would not overlook U llltlo
hurt which was not Intended.
Famous Russian Poetess.
The is corner" In the cemetery
of Hie Alexander Newskl cloister iu
SI. Petersburg has bet n augmented
by the grave of Myrrha l.oi-hw Izkayn
lYheiil, one of the few Kusslun wo
men who hae aniline, eminence for
their poetry. She was the daughter
of a prominent lawyer in St. Peters
burg, whciv she was horn In 1S09. In
I Kill, her first volume of poems wan
Issued, three other volumes followed.
Her verse Is characterized by Orien
tal touches, am! her favorite theme Is
Don't try lo be anybody but your
self. Few British Whalers.
Dundee Is the only port In the Brltl4
Isli-s I hat ow ns w haleHhips. Towurl
the end of the century before last
nearly all tin- east coast port hud
whalers of their own. London hud
thirty four ships. The falling oft of
the Indus'!'.- Is d -Iiiefly to Ilia
scarcity of "right" whales; but tho
turning point of tho decay was taken
when coal gas was discovered, anl
there was a fall In the importance of
oils us llliiminants, Hut. each season
Dundee sends tier whaling fleet to thfl
Arctic. So few are "right" whnles
wit li in the circle now that the Diimlco
experts know- them all. it Is said.
Wags aver thai the Dundee harpoon
er., have names for each of them.
Poor Little Babylonians.
Kininet Itahv lolau explorers say that
the mult iplicat Ion table w hich tho
Baby Ionian child had to commit to
memory extended lo "0 times !!0, and
that he was easily conversant with
two languages besides his own. The
school rooms liuve been discovered
and today It. is possible to examine
the school links, tlu tables with the
arithmetic lessons still legible upon
them.- Baltimore American.
A low corsage never seems so In
modest to a stout n tj a tti'.!? Tomaal
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