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It Pays toAdvertiso In the Rising Son for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper In the State. VOLUME XI. KANSAS CITY, MO., SATURDAY, MAKCII 30, 11)07. NTMHKIt 2 The Largest Edition today of any Negro Newspaper in the United States. 4$ t 7f It.;..- ..I- !' BISHOP ABRAM GRANT, Head of the Fifth District. The Mouth piece of the A. M. E. Church, and One of the Most Able Negroes of Our Race. He is ai S ? nnll'l? T. tV A Nil t Mi I IN. Romn ppM arc I'Uiimn tVcit Honker T WiwMt'ri: Democrat. Tliis is lint t r 11 Mr. Wa-tiiiu'tcn. hi a WnshinKtoo, D. ('., M.iid . "1 'iiii mil n )H'l:tie'.ie . I i I Republican." President MKmlfv ami Mr V.V! " close friend. ii i- . Ii J THE RIQHT REV. F. JESSE PECK was h iiii in I 'all hum e, Maryland. 1 1 rami' fmiu a Imitr lino of preachers. His fal hers grandfather was a preach- Uuring his career as a preacher h' lias pastured many charges. 1 1 was -4 years at I ho Campbell A. .M. K. church. Washington, l. I'.: at St. Joseph, Mo., I! years; at Denver, Col., :! years, ami at Kansas City, .Mo.. !t years, staying longer limit any pas tor of any church In tho A. M. K. .Inrisilictioti. He attondeil school at the Catholic llrotherliood In Ilaltitnore mid finished Storer college ut Har per's Ferry. Ho then attended Ober lin College and graduated ut Howard I'niverHity Washington. D. C. During Ills brllllan career In Kansas City ho has always taken a most prominent part In all the important affairs. He was the first president of Western University, and at present vice presi dent of. Douglass Hospital. He is a member of the Trustee Board, Wil berforce College. He is one of the leaders In the 5th District of the A. M. E. Assembly. He built the church In -Washington, D. C. and Allen Chapel. Kansas City. He paid off off the debt of the Colorado church and installed the large pipe organ in the St. Jo seph, Mo. It seems that his family are all preachers as his brother Is a pastor in Ioa Angeles. Cal. Rev. Peck has been west 15 years and his influence is felt whore-ever he goes. Ho in a young man with vigorous force and wonderful energy This pro grossivo work shows conclusively that Rev. Peck should receive positions as secretary of Missions or some of the other higher positions in the A. M E. church. w:: z. ) C. H. COUNTEE. Senior Memher of Countee Bros., Undertakers, has di'monstr;.iod his wonderful abil ity in the managing of some of the most iinKrtii! t funerals that have been conduct (I in this city. Ho Is reticent by nature and unassuming, but during his career his successful work points toward a turning period in Negro pro ress along this lino. In the past wee.; he had over seven funerals, showing the Negroes confi dence in his creditable work, and the handling of funerals. WANTKD. bright, energetic, young man as solicitor and collector. For information call at the office of the Son SM E. lth street. HON L. AM ASA KNOX. One of the Aggressive and Most Suc cessful Lawyers of the West, He was born at Poplar Mount, a country hamlet near Petersburg, W. Va. After completing the schools of his home hamlet, he spent four years with his father, who was a mechanic. At fie age of P.I y'nrs he entered (' Virginia Normal and college Institu tion from which ho graduated with the degree of A. 1. He also graduated from the law department of Howard University. Wasliillgt.on, 1). ('. with the degree or I.. I.. M. and came to St. Joseph, Mo. January l'.'ui to practice law ul'er having made the highest average of lii law students who look the Uar ex amination with him In St. liuis. Mo. j He practiced in St. Joseph, Mo., mi i til c lining to Kansas City, November 1 ,. I'mM. He has handled huooobs fully many Important cases at law of eipiily as w ll as criminal. Mr. Knox Is well prepared to handle all kinds : of le:l cases. He Is a regular at- I, il l ml nt the It.iplM il.illi ll II" lielieM s the negioes slicilllil lel'ialli mun piililiis ami give mini' at t ' in inn hi lil :ines. Mr. Knox U a co::eiit spe.ik.'t riii.! ,i Piiiii al thinker, anil well .-i--' 'l in l.iw. id, 'I Is I if -y in I a il'in;it tin- I'tih in v.t M in the stale n aci icin.- I i v Ml. ih,. . ;:i if I.. I.. M 1!" "'.l l !,, .-J n in liavo t!ic tin-iuliei s m I;. -t..i-e uiie hisi! a call Mr kmi is a pleaiug n: n '" leret . I le has a 'i in'" llri"ii ( wit,-, a chariiiiiig l.nl wi'b a sttei't I i -1 il i-1 1 inn . Mi Kmiv lii'ls fair In coni i i 1 n' .i . i. at work to Ills r.u". ami at pi. i III ( 'lialieellor Colnmaiiiler nl .loim l.ami" II'lge, No '' K ol P A FEW THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND. PraiM- Hie ship that (allies v.ni sal.-lj across the water. Stand I tTTT ini'ii who show themselves most t.i voiable to our race. patronize the business houses that appreciate o'ir trade, and In reliiin give good e.tu ploynietit to members of our race. There are snine large corporal ions who have .Vegr.ies filling good posi tions. The Kliodes llaverly lliiipe Km nil ure Co. has a Negro manager In one of their large stores in th" south. ( apt. I. II. .Ionian was field agent for the same company for seven years. We call t'i" iitteiiiii ?n of our readers to the larg. ad at the t of thu back page of the paper, at.ii advlso you to inieiii wniisilws a( coi ilitiL'ly. I 1 V'' V vfl'Jffi 1 NELSON C. CREWS, Kansas City's own Torch Hearer, who. Iieeauso of his rich Inheritance from nature, Is ilesUncd to reach the goal for which he Is so ably striv ing. 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