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i i 'M ' S I. i a If Pays to Advertise In the Rising Son VOLUME XI. THE SON HAS PLANNED TO DE VOTE A SPECIAL COLUMN TO THE INTEREST OF RELIGIOUS AND CHURCH. NEWS AND ALSO TO LODGES AND SOCIETIES. .Mr. .1. F. Craig, a member of the Second Baptist church and u high Ma son will have charge of church and lodge news. Mr. Craig Is a hlblicul scholar and fully competent to render efficient sarvice. A young minister of the educated type, and has the highest respect and good will cf.a host of friends. All churches, lodges etc., are requested to make out your schedule and bring it into the office of the Son, No. HI 4 R. 1 2t Ii street. Doth phones 7X' main and grand. .1. F. chak;. Upeorter of Lodges and Churches. "THE BUDDING GENIUS." A good club for the literary and so cial Interest, of the race. The officers and niejubers of this organization are men and women of literary ability and good social standing. A very bright future is predicted for these young people who (look up with high ideals. Members are only received upon a written application and it presented fine week previous to the tlmo or ac tion. President Mr. Amos Smith, Vice President Mr. S. V. Whit ting. Secretary Miss Yersinia Muse, Treas urer Mrs. Hester Owens. The club renders three programs during the month to which visitors are cordially invited. The organization is preparing for their grand affair of the 28 Inst. They will give the first banquet In the din ing room of the Hotel Compton. The club has adopted The Rising Son as their official organ, which all other literary clubs and social parties have the privilege of doing. They had a very excellent program. Rendered Thursday Evening, March 7. Chorus Hy Club. Invocation S. W. Whining. Chorus Uy Club Quotations. Violin Solo, piano nccoinpaniant Miss Iteulah Starks & Mr. H pence. Pres. Inauguration Address Mr. A. Smith. Piano Solo Miss Starks Recitation ' The Widow's Dream" Mrs. Hester Owens. Current Topics Chorus C. L. Miller. Py Club Recitation The Last Hymn. Mrs. Luvenia Slolts. Paper Value of Friends Mr. A. Payne Critic's Report Mr. S. W. Whitting Music Miss Starks & Mr. Spence. The following visitors were present and made speeches that were encour aging to the club. Mr. W. Dawson, Husiness Manager i of the Son. Prof. I M. Tillman. Mr. W. H. Owens, Mr. Earl Johnson and Mr. W. M. 1 recti. All Negroes who don't desire this paper please notify tills office 7SU M. and 7S0 0. Don't wait until our col lector comes around. This paper is going to the front by tho good loyal Negroes who want an enterprising Negro Journal. This paper cannot exist on air and news. We must have the money. Please take notice. Emery. Bird. Thayer Co.. Brown- jj Z ing BL King. Nebraska Clothing Co.. 2 jj Stevenson's. Hubbard's Shoe, Store 2 and all the largest white business firms advertise with us. 5 Iteeause, our circulation Is tw ice the combined circulation of all the other Negro weekly newspaper, lieshles, n sp. tiding of ten years in the community, from a point of authenticity we are foremost. From ? 8 poiut of educations! instructiveneiiS we stand preeminent, "uirrep. resentativos sre the most Intelligent Negroes in the journalistic field of " today. Our circulation is increasing at n wonderful rapidity, and a soon us it reaches the 10,000 mark we will change it into u daily, lio JJ on. Rising Son, keep on Rising! Black Diamond Development Company Chicago. March H. I!n7. Dear Prleiul: As per request of Prof. T. W. Ii. Williams, our Kansas ( iiy agent, we are herewith enclosing to you some printed information pertaining to the Muck Diamond Development company. The pamphlet of the managers report of November H covers quite a Ills t ry of the lilack Diamond Develop ment coup.iuy from the date of in corporation up to that time, which will give you a very good Idea of what this company has done. Since the issuing of this report I wish to say that well No. tl has been drilled and finished and proves to be another good gas well: also the con necting up of our wells to the Kansas ! Vfifiii'iil rutin mi ti v'm t.ltw? liti.i litiu been pushed with all energy and is nea'riug completion. Tills work would have been com piled much sooner, but account of the high water in the Neosho river and the bad weather which has prevailed in Kansas for siveral weeks, we have been unable to get pipe delivered from the city of Chanute, to our prop erties, six miles east. Fred A. West cot t, our manager, just returned from the Kansas field last Wednesday where he spent several days looking after the interns of the ce:iipuny. and the work that is being done is certainly very gratifying, and. barring accidents and unavoidable de lays Kansas City will be burning Hlack Diamond company's gas within the next "u days. F.very (stockholder will join us in JAMSSTOWN EXPOSITION NOTES W. (. Smith, artistic painter and interior decorator, of Cleveland. Ohio, will have an interesting ex hibit of designs made especially for this occasion. lie has had twenty years of active experience- .and stands high in his calling one in which few men of the race are engaged, lie has had charge of the Interior decora tion of many public auditoriums and private- dwellings in different sections of the country, and his work is eti tiivly satisfactory. The embellish ment of the St. Thomas Kpiscopaal church In Chicago and the beauti ful decorations in the home of the late Senator M. A .Hanna In Cleve land, are samples of what lie cau lo in his line. At Jamestown. Mr. Smith will have two artistic celling designs, two types of mural decoration, and five panels, showing five different grains of wood used in making up th decoration scheme r ions kinds. in buildings of vu- Mrs. D. A. C. Jones, of Washing ton. I). C. an 'crgetic business wo man, who entered the hotel business twenty years ago with fifty cents and has now amassi I a fortune of over $Tu.0iiii, is colic -ting an unique ex hibit, and will g ve much of her time to the work of making the Negro de part iiient a slice ss. In 1 770, when the Colonial army un for It Reaches More KANSAS CITY, MO., SATURDAY, MARCH Hi, UK)1 rejoicing over the good work which has been done by tills company in its tirsl year id' existence, and the grand siiecoos we have made. The time will conic in the near fu ture when the ha. ne of hlack Did mond Development, company will be heralded in every com:liunity through out the I'tilted States as one of I lie grand successes achieved by !iace. (ireenbacks and tirit." The Hlack Diamond Development company Is another strong example of cooperation and consolidation of bruins, money and energy, to which ever ystockholder has contributed his or her share in building Its success. In regard to there heng any slock for sale wilt say. that there is a small amount of stock which can lie had it taken tit once, pi ice being :!.V pel share with an allowance of ! per cent discount for cash In amounts of $n(i.iiii or more. In addition to this will say that there will be no stock for sale in a very short time as the company's fi nances are in good condition, as with the amount of stock now under con tiacl will have sufficient money for all necessary needs to put eu a divi dend paving basis, and consequently the sale of slock will be closed as soon as the last share of this block ol stock is contracted for. Hoping you will give litis mailer your Immediate consideration and ad vise me of vour wishes, I remain, A. WII.KKFOIU'F. WILLIAMS, President. der General (ieoige Washington moved forward to overtake the Itrit isli under (ieneral dales, a gun of curious make was left at tho camp, w hich happened to be on I lie outskirts of a farm owned by a colored man. John Lewis by name. This gun. which has been preserved in the fam ily of John Lewis as a sacred heir loom, has been kindly loaned to the Negro Kxhiliit. and will lie found in tile Negro Building At Jamestown. Scores of relics of the Revolution ary and Civil Wars, related to inci dents in which Negroes have had a part will lie among the striking ex hibits in tin' Negro lluildiiig at Jamestown. The field agents are asking promi nent citizens of the various stales lo co-operate with them in the work of collecting exhibits, and are ineetinu Willi favorable responses at the hands of the substantial people everywhere. In answer to numerous requests, the Committee states (hat there are no funds to be used in paying per sons for making exhibits for miscel laneous advertising, holding meet ings, etc. All of tiie available funds are used in the construction and maintenance of the building at James town, the einploynieJiit of the few field agents for the transportation of exhibits to the building. .Much of the work done by individuals must, of necessity, be a labor of love and a contribution to a cause which carries I benefits In w hich ovrTy member ' o I lie race w ill share ill cuqal propor 1 t Dm. !! A $2,000 RALLY. 1 1 l! The following business and pro I fessional men of Kansas City have I rlgnified their willingness to assist 1 the V. M. C. A. in raising $J.hmi by tin first of June us a building fund. . That the public may know who Is in I t' tested in this effort we will print I tne mimes and the amounts paid in I (ash und pledged to be paid by June I first. The ministers, physicians, teach- ers. harbors, ma. I carriers, posioffici' ! employees, hotel men, police and fire I ti'"li. I, Fx'cutive Hoard V. M. C A.: IM ' wa'd Ross, James A Lee. John Hun ' 'lonl. ) C. Kilby, I. Hues Fold. .1 W. . ; Robt rts. INDEPENDENCE NOTES. Rev. Itrown, pastor of the M. Iv church preached a noble sermon last Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper night, it being his last sermon for this conference year. Rev. Mrs. FHimie Itrown and daugh ter und Mrs. Cox are visiting in Den ver, Colorado. Miss Ida Tucki r who has hoiyi quite ill since the death of her lather is able lo leave her home again. The churches are hnviiig quite a success here Willi protiactiil effort. 1V. Phchix has quile a ptactic here, we hope Hie report about him going to leave our city isn't true. Parents' open vour eyis. it will sunn lip time to elect (. idlers again. Prof. China and wife of Cla-co visited in our city Sunday. CAPT. WEBER EXONERATED. Capt. Weber at No. 1 Police Sla linu vho was up before the Hoard on the charge ol Allowing (iainhling ; lie conducted in building of which I is onwer was completely exoner ated lo the general satisfaction of the entire community. The Negio s were especially pleased lo have su h a man retained on the force. Ilesbbs Jlis ong years of successful service. lffebas been a good, friend of .the Negroes. He has helped the good Negro citizen to gel lid of I he lad Negro. In his dealings wiih the Negroe-i at the Slat ion he has been entirely fair to the black man. He has always gives the erring Negro a chance. The entire Negro race is gad that he lias been iPtailu'd. PROGRESS THE WATCHWORD OF TIME. A. T. MHOliC. The A. T. Moore I Inb I lal-lng Co., at iv.'ii I-:. 1Mb St.. will have one ol I he finest and most up-to date e,r ili- I Mi men I ol its kind Ibis side of Ihc Mississippi river, when they compleii the beautiful new four loom briik addition which i now belnu con- striiilcd, and luaUe all the repairs in the adjacent building which h.lvi been COIileilllll.lleil Mr Moote win is at the head of thai firm Is an em i j.et ii . alul thrifty Ineiiios man. He c.iinc lo the city a few vial's aro, since which time lie has demons 1 1 at d lo the woibl his ability as an i m hahiM r ami a funeral ilii ei tor The Son lik-hly complements Mr Monie s strong rai e pride; he dei la'e., and insisi.s ihai ihe race should stand by i li N1T10 business enterprises and pal roiii.'c them. The heauly of this is that be is pulling Into practice what he pleaching. All the men now ai woil. in the consi rial ion of the new nnild Ing: such a-i stone masons., luhu layer-, carpenters and etc , are No. gl'oe- The new additions will iost over $1.1111111111, and will be of gnat i relit to the race and 1 cuiiiiiinity. The 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 11 - arrangement of I In cepal lliu ills, the plans, ami etc., aie Ihe id"a- of Mr. Moore. The follow, inu brief description will f:ive a (.'I lid . J Id". 1 of the plai e Tli-'i" is priv-i.ie office and n-i ep lion room with lady artcii'tan. ?'re chaiMi in which will be ihe uncial fancy glass ;diow caes built in. 111 ihe flour to the ceiling. The stale r 0111 is tieAt in rotation, th 11 coics tho murine To I lie east of these two ff m: I i ; -Kk LiLlm room will be the tilming roo.n. workshop and storage n 11:11. 'i o lie vve-t wi.l be a long hall leading from the dial lo to lack end of the build in;. 11 he sla'e ik in, morgue and 'J10 .'impel each w ill have doilideelitialice; one from the hall ami one tiom room to room 'Ihe race should fool very proud 10 Know lit. 11 the eMablishuie.it will at fold just as good a comiui idat ions as can In given I y tiny regardless 1 I color. An allien- In the National Minor saying. ('online Pros, have pur chased The Wising Son. ami that they L'ol it fiotu teliable source I .-t 11 1 out by saying thai it is absolute l.il.-e-hood. an I there could have hceu 110 reliable source save myself. Mr. Win. T. Washington the owner of The Uis iug Son rents a pint ion of our build ing. He also pays Ills rent I have had Ihe highest respect for the genll - inen of the National Mirror, lull I say that they have greatly deceived tin- by publishing this article without ascertaining the truth. Not only c'n I ue this manner of denial, out I called Mr. Ilailey up asl.iui: him to repule the statement. If Mr Viaiby or Harris is jealous of Mr Washing ton I wished they would not use niv name In order lo get back at him. Hoping the approval of the mil lie. Sincerely to the public, C. II. C( lI'NTFi:. of countce tro. Mr. Percy D. Crump another of the young men who lias joined the His ins: Son. Mr. Crump will have charge of all soliciting and all Hie p.'int ing. In addition to the publication of news, we are endeavoring to do all the printing of cards, booklets, programs. and stationary. Mr Crump is an oihcr iiiodiict of Kansas Cilv. a giad iiale of Lincoln llii'li School, and young man who took the business ionise ai St. Joseph, Mo., and com ideied it in I I months. Tin- 1 olon d people of ibis cilv should le. I proud of the Cjc'l th,,! i,js piipci is cat It wing on lis staff such Intelligent voting men Mr. Crump can be found in the oliiie anv time you led like calling upon hint and have any buM uess 10 t rausai I in his line. The colored grocerman is located al 'i-'l Independence Ave. with a ficsli slock of fancy r.roi ' ics and sail lucal s. ( i e him a 1 all It Smith. I'loii Mr. Iloiare W. I'obbn Is- Society lalttor of -he Wising Son. Any one having parties or social gatlii-rinus, phase 'phone 70 Main or 7S0 Orund ami we will send to your residence lo lake nil account of the proceed ings. Mr Ldward Ha her, Jr., f collector j lor 1 lit- Wising Son. Please pay him your subscription and tell him where ( lie can gel a new subscription. Now don t give him the same old song that.! you stopped the papir six months ago 01 ordered it stopped. Stolen sweets are often hard to di gest. The more you try to please some poonle ihe greater will be your falttrc. There Is usually but one end to a womnn 's line of toll; and that Is thoj beginning;. The supply of adjjectives In the Kit-j glish l.iiiL-uage is found insutficlciit : for tin- girl lo properly describe her j hirst beau. Many a man growls a good deal! about having to support a wife who! works eighteen hours a day trying to help support him. rr in the State. M'MRKR S THE SCHOOL LUNCH APPETIZING AND DAINTY FOR THE CHILDREN. Many Little Things That Will Afford a Welcome Change in the Noon day Repast of the Small Girl and Boy. S ANliWlCHKS. - -Chop very lin- some cooked ham or old corn beef or tonuue with a little lal Mi one tea spoonful of dry mustard and one salt spooulul of salt with cold water to t paste, add a tablespootitul of cleaned butler. Spread thin slices of bread with Ihe iiiiisliinl and btitiei paste, then spread Willi the ham. tongue or cot lied beef. Al'Pl.i: SANDW ICIIL'S After pe.. ing the apples, allowing one lor -i saiulwhich, chop them up tine with a little celery, one stalk to ail apple, mixed in Ileal into Ihe yolk of an egg a I it 1 1 mustard, oil and viucgai. utakiii'-a paste thinner than uiayoii liaise' Season lo taste with sail and pepper and mix Willi the chopped ap pie and celerv . Spread between two I. nets of mill buttered In cad Peai sandwiches may .il-o be made in lie same w ii v . Fit; AND M l SANDWIf UTS After coring Ihe dried llgs. chop into hue bus Willi anv kind id available nuts. Add enough cieaiu to lot tit into a paste These sandwiches cannot be kept fioin one day lo another F.;: S WDWICIILS rier hard boiling several eggs, sepal ale thevolks fioin while ami season lo taste with salt ami pepper I'oilt' on enough olive oil lo I'm 111 a paste. Sptcad onto thin Iv cut and hutlcicd slices ol biend. l ake halt the w hues and a few pickles. Chop into tine bits and sptiuklc on top the egg pasie Then la on another sin e ol In cad W VI KWCIil.SS SWDWICIIKS Chop Into Hue bus an soil ol avail able meal, ham pieletred Let the waleiciess he fresh and cilsp Pull Ihe leaves I10111 Ihe stems and cover with a I tenili dressing I'll si spread he chopped meal 011 the blend and then lav on the waieniess. which should be allowed to drain in a plate for a few minutes hcfoic being spread All oiange sliced thiough the middle and spiinklcit with powdeieil sugar, then laid between slices of In cad. makes a delicious and rclieshlng sand wich. It li:i UK S WDWICHKS -When Hie hakcit beans ate pellecllv cold make a tail diesslng ol 'oil and vlticga r. slight I y dampen I hi- hea lis and spread between slices of buttered hi cad. FISH SALMI S WDWICH I lo cold lish should be dressed exactlv as Ihe beans, with u little Fieiicli dressing. CWKAM CIIKKSK SANDWICH This is veiv easy lo hx. It being neces sary meielv lo spread the cheese onto the htcad lii icgiinl lo bread it n belter to use alieiiialely while an I brown Inc. el Nothing a-lils mote lo a meal man a pteitv or unusual way of solving tin ever useful pnia'o A plain potato salad iwhich is alwavs much better in lextnie and flavor when tin- potatoes ate baked Instead of boiled 1 seems far nioic elaborate when scivcd in Hie po tato shells, and these are really pret ty when propel ly prepared. For any suit of slutting. Ihe potatoes should In of uniform sl.e, and large rather than small, since ihe latgi-r ones are easier to handle; the novice had best practice on a few Hi st until the lingers become deli in handling, lor the tirst few tu apt to he spoiled ill removing the In terior or in lelillltig the shells. Banana Compote. Make a svmp ol four tablespoon fills of water and four tatilespooufuls of sim.it'. add tin- rind of one halt lem 011, two 1 loves, one inch of stick cinna mon : cook ten minutes; then drop into the svtup six bananas cut Into fourths. It Is best to cook just enough pieces id' lianunl a' a time to cover the hot torn of lie- sauce pan. When tin fruit becomes 1 1 anspaunt and soft, take it up caiefully, put into a pretty dish and pour over the syrup. Cool and serve with whipped cream sll'J sweetened aud flavored with lcimoo.