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If Pays to Advertise In the Rising Gon for It Reaches More Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper In the State. VOLUME XI. KANSAS CITY, .MO.. SATURDAY, JULY 0, 1907. Dr. J. E. Dibble. Elected Exalt ed Ruler of the I. B. P. O. Elks of the World. CALL FOR A SOLEMN CONCLAVE. To th Citizens of the State of Missouri: On SVhrnrv ISlh 1907. fiftv dele gates, representing ten counties ami 3nA t0 re"OIt on tl,e rant i-i'fj A CHARTER HAS BEEN DENIED THE NECRO ELKS. The referee who was appointed by At the Semi- Annual Election of las Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsyl- lh Imperial Lodge No. 101, I. D. P. O. E. of W. Dr. J. E. Dibble was elected almost, unanimously as the Exalter Ruler of that body consist ing of over 160 members. This elec tion marks an Epoch in that order as it places to the head a man well experienced In Lodge Works and all their composite makings. Besides his high and well deserved stunding in the community he brings to that body educational ability recognized by all Along side of his well rounded out dlsclpllnarlanshlp can not be disputed by any. In all crises there is always a man for the occasion, it is the con sensus of opinion that in the cirses of the Elk Lodge in trying to secure Its charter. Dr. Dibble stands as the strongest man that could have been elected to the head of that body and as its leader to secure for them selves a charter from the Btate. back ed by the entire Lodge Dr. Dibble will bring "to the front the same energy and capability he has dis played in his active work with the Knights of Pythias in this city. The Lodge can well feel compllmenvjd In having Dr Dibble as its head. He was born in Houston, Texas, and at tended school in that city, finishing Wiley University In 1892. After which he entered Maberry Medical College graduating with honors In the class of 29 being salutorlan of his class. He was then fortunate In be ing appointed head Physician of the Negro Dept. In the Houston, Texas, Central Railroad Hospital where he remained until he was assistant Surgeon of the Ninth L. A. Immune Regiment; serving his country dur ing the Spanish-American war. After the battle of San Juan Hill and Ecaney he preformed active surgical work among the wounded men Doctor Dibble spent fourteen months In the service of the army twelve of which on the Isle of Cuba provldnnoe of Santiago. On coming to this country his regiment was mustered out at Camp Mead, Harnsmirg, Pennsylvania. Immediately on being mustered out honor came to him for his excellent service by being ap vania. Along side of this appoint n(ent he saw an opjm-tunlt'y dur ing his service at the Hospital to In crease his medical knowledge, by taking a Post Graduate course at University of Pennsylvania on Sur gery and Diseases of the chest un der r.he famous Dr Tyson. On leav ing there, he attended the PhiludeW phia Polyclinic where he took the special course of abdomenal Surgery and the Diseases of Women under John W. Baldy who Is recognized as head Authority on that subject. Dur ing the National Republican conven tion at Philadelphia on meeting a number of Kansas Cityans he was pursuadi d by them begin his practice in the city as it is one of the best fields for Negro Physicians. Since coming here in 1900 he has gainej the entire confidence of the people, and pratices in some of the best families in the city. Dr. Dibble is a young man and for his age he Is In advance of many other Negro Physicians in the state; because he has not only acquired the theory but he has had the practical experience in surgery. He takes an active part in everything of benefit to the race he Is a constant contributing to charity and a general mixer with all classes of people, he is indeed quite a popular Physician. He is Past Chan tellor of the K. P. and one of two men in the city to be past worthy Counselor of a court of Calanthe the other being the Grand Chancelor A. W. Llyd. Dr. Dibble Is an active worker in politics and has been a delegate to every convention In both lity pnd county during his stay -in Kansits City. At present he owns a beautiful home on Michigan Ave., and ha a nice and beautifully fitted up Medical Office at 19th and Vine, with every convenience to meet his patience demand. Dr. Dibble has a very amiable wife, she is also of very highly educated ability and a very capable lady, having occupied several prominent positions in the past. Dr. Dibble's Influence will tend largely to securing the Elks Charter the entire public Is with him pointed House Surgeon of the Doug-, and wish him a prosperous success, the largest cities In the State,, as sembled in the State House In Jeffer son City to enter their protest against the separate car law, which had al ready passed the State Senate, and to appeal to the reason, liberality and good Judgment of the Railroad Com mittee and other members of the House of Representatives who were present, to kee p the proposed bill from becoming a law. We are thank ful to say that the belter Judgment of that body prevailed and we have been spared the humiliation to which our people are subjected In many o! the other States. The success which attended our efforts upon this occas ion, indicates clearly, that with or ganization throughout the State and discreet management, we can de much toward creating a healthy pub lic opinion In regard to all matt bearing upon tiie interests of our race. The Negro is under criticism; he needs defense; his civil and political rights are In jeopardy, he needs pro tection, for these reasons the dele gation adopted a resolution while as" seniblod In the A. M. E. Church, Jef ferson City, Mo., February lllth, 19'i". I instructing the President and Secre tary of that gathering to invite a sof e.nn convocation of the people of Missouri through their representa tives, for tiie purpose of considering the advisability of a pennuntnt organ ization. The meeting is hereby called to convene in St. Iuls, Mo., opening In Central liaptist Church, July 10th, at 9 a. 'm., and closing in St. Paul A. M. E. Church, July 11th. All religious dononiinatlons, educational institu tions, charitable ussociallons, mvret societies, and any other organizations In the State not Included in this num ber are requested to send at least one delegate from each city, commun ity and precinct to be priwnt at said conventions at the time herein des ignated. Abraham Grant, President. George E. Stevens, St. Louis, Secretary. Jefferson City Committee: William T. Washington, Kansas City. B. W. Stewart, St. ljuis. R. Farley Fisher, Jefferson City. IT. HomiT Franklin, Jefferson City. Chas. Turner, St. Louis. F. J. Shannon, M. D., Kansas City. Ieon H. Jordan, Kansas City. B. B. Tully, Holden. J. T. Smith, Jerferson City. U R. Woolrlch, Lexington. George B. Vashon, SL Louis. A. W. Boyd. St. Ixw'a. T. B. Carter. Jefferson City. J. C. Caldwell, St. Joseph. J. H. Garnett, D. D., Macon. J. M. Rutledge, Jefferson City. I,eon Hill, M. D., Boonvllle. W. B. Brooks, Boonvllle. J. W. Dawell, Jefferson City. B. F. Allen. Jefferson City. Nelson C. Crews, Kansas City. Homer C. Phillips, Sedalia. J. B. Parsons, Jwferson City. " C. H. McKensie., St. Iuts. Duke Dlggs, Jefferson City. P. C. Glvens. John Golns. Jefferson City. J. C. Campbell, St. Iouls. W. C. Hueston, Kansas City. Thomas Bass, Mexico. W. H. Huston. Pettis Co. O. N. Grisham, Kansas City. Herbert Beach, Chilllcothe. A. A. Gilbert, U'xlngton. George E. Thompson. Kansas City. S. W. Parr, St. Iiouls. Abraham Reynolds, Warrensburg. W. S. Carrion, M. D., St. Joseph. J, R. A. Crossland, M. D.. St. Joseph. George W. Dupee. Jefferson City C. G. Williams. Boonvllle, Richardson Ferguson, Sedalia. C. W. Holliday, Sedalia. W. D. Cook, St. Louis. James Thomas, Warrensburg. T. C. I'nthank. Kansas City. F. J. Peck. Peck D. D., Kansas City. J. T. Caston. M. D., Jefferson City lug of a charter for the I. B. P. O. Elks reported the matter In an un favorable manner to the Court. Claim- in the main that there were some un desirable characters in the Utdge. The Negro Elks in other States have lit en granted a charter and we don't see why that It can not be done In Missouri. This matter should have the serious attention of every Negro Interested in Secret order work. Mr. W. B. Cou toe has composed several pieces of music and Iip Is sending them to the Jamestown expo sition. His last composition is a mas terpiece in thatl shows Hie depths of negro genluS; besides the most difficult technic and harmony. It has a tendency oward the intona tions of Gill cart. The foundation ot the song conies' fr m Goethe. If t riis piece in the cont st takes the prize It will place Kansas City in first place along the musical line. I V I Mr. Geo. Walker. &2 West ir.Iid irtreet, a member of the theatrical company of Williams & Walker, paid the Rising Son a visit Sunday, lie was visiting the city for n couple ot day and left on the 4:1" train en route for Lawrence to visit his family. FOR RENT. Three newly papered and painted rooms at 568 Cottage Lane. Apply to R. E. Schryock, Pot-tal Telegraph Bldg, 8th and Delaware. If you want the best work done cheap bring nil of your Job printing to the Wising Son. Mr. C. II. Countee Is manager of the undertaking firm of t outitee Bros. With llie assistance and co workinnr ship of his father. Kev. It. N. Connie.-. who is well known, and his brother, W. B. Countee, they set about to cs tnblish their undertaking firm M years ago. Through obstacles and numerous disadvantages they dis played that Ingenuity which is well known In them, of stlck-to-lt Ivenoss. until they paved the way nnd made It possible that a legitimate business which Is solely dependent upon tin colored people for supisirt could thrive, thereby making it easier for others who wished to embark In the same enterprise. We have no need to mention to our readers that Countee Bros, are cour teous and gentlemanly as the best Their continued success is proof enough for that. fnct. They have Just completed the remodeling of their place of business. Their morgue room Is nicely arranged, their chaMl Is grand, the display of caskets and L. L. JONES. Mr. L. L. Jones, Vice President of The Black Diamond Development Company, who is among the greatest financiers of our race, and a strong pillar of the Blacg Diamond Co., Is now in the city. To give the Kansas City people a chance to purchase stock in this company. He has just returnei from the field where they have eight wells and a pipe line and 630 acres of Gas and Oil property to develop, and is now marketing their Gas in Kan- I sas City and Kansas Ci'ty, Kansas, and I all towns in this section are using gas j which the Black Diamond Developing Co. is helping to supply. They can cheerfully recommsnd this investment as one of the best tli.it colored people' ever had a chance to get next to. This Company has overcore all obstacles and made good. Your investment now will be a safe one as you have no risk to. run or chances to take. This is a great deal more than many other com panics can say.' This is one company of color upon which you can rest as sured its success is made. Mr. Jones spent five days In the field looking after business for the company, and also met several men representing sev eral large gas magnates who have spent from ten to thirty years In the business In the East, and they told him that they had a mint and could not help from getting rich some day. Mr. Jones will be in the city until next Thursday. If any one would like to see him or purchase any stock he would be glad to have them call at 908 E. 12th, Smith's Drug Store. The stock of this company" is now selling at 50 cents per share and pays dividend at its par value, $1 per share. We have to raise $3,000 to put in a large pipe line, so we can put the en tire output at the wells on the market. We also will be able to put on the line all the additional wells in the future, which means a great saving of over $7 000 to the company In the future. Remember that this is the chance. Buy now or never. Stock 50c per share. A FEW REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BUY BLACK DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT CO.'S STOCK. . It is a corporation, it Is not a scheme. It is a business enterprise. Every l share Is fully paid. There is no per sonal liability. All shares participate alike. There is no preferred stock. It has eight gas wells and a number of others to be drilled. The wells pro duce 15 000,000 cubic feet of gas per day.. Its success is made. It has con tracted for the sale of all its gas. It has contracted for 23 more wells. It now owns 630 acres of Gas leases. One pipe line finished April 20. Another now being installed. Missouri and Kansas both are burn ing Black Diamond Gas. Dividends iwll soon start. There were 105 stockholders October 24, 1905. There are over 500 now. There are only a few shares for sale now. No more will be offered to th; public for sate. Friday, lit: In a. in. 4n!i East Phelps Ave. Springfield. Mo.. June 'JS, r.in,. Editor Itibiuu Sou and Mgr., Kansas' City, Mo. Pear Sirs: Your subscription no tice is before me, mid it will be forth coining Just as soon as I can get to It. Allow tiie to mbl. In connect ion Willi tlli above. Ibe follow lug llionglits' that, have impressed mo very much In I bo l.lsl I or ." weelvM Having served at pastor in Kansas City. Mo. for ;', ears' ef Asbury M E. church, now Known tiboiieh consoli dated with Hum's M K eliiinb) ii) Centennial M. I', cliiireb. ami Know lin.st of the leading men ctr . I am lll.lefoie i ii 1 t I -i 1 in Hie doilies of K. C. We have read and considered care fully tiie late controversy throtu'.h th" columns oT your worthy paper "Tim Hlstng Son " In this particular case, (the Mr llui:!.', Mr. N. C. Crews, et onlv know about relative to sides: through what we have re: your paper. But as one Intensely concerned about every one having a "siptar.' deal." ami every man having a man's chance. I say to von and all others thus concerned. In stand by the trnlb. I hough the slurs sever tliems-eheS) from their sockets and fall. Since It Is an assured fact, though truth may be bnils'ed and mangled, it cannot be dest roved, as truth rests In fallibly upon this maxim, "(iod Is Truth." Yours sincerely and imbias'ly, WM. II. WHKKI.KK. Pastor Pitt's M. E. cli. ...o i.. u,.i ii,nin ,.rri.... fi.i.l reception room is not to bit compared , . , . . . ...... ... with any, It Is second to none. A visit through their place will thor oughly convince you of the above facta. The next good feature of their business method Is they have none but exerinced assistants to look after the work. Mr. Countee has quite recently, been elected Worship ful Master of Rone Lodge No. 2.", A F. and A. M. thereby establishing th- fact that ho Is well thought of In this community. H" Is the youngest man that we have known to be fleeted Master of any Masonic Lodge In Kan sas City. Mr. C. H. and W. B. Coun tee are also members of nearly all the various !dircs of Kansas City. They are both energetic young ncii who b(illv strongly in advancement and tht success of any and all good causes. nurchaie Black Diamond Stock. Mr. Jones had a very Interesting meet ing at the Second Baptist church, 10th nd Charlotte, last Monday night which proved very successful to the company. You should not fail to buy stock In the Black Diamond Develop ment Co., first because of the men who are at the head of the firm, are men of wide business experience, It v ah I botli d lu PAUL LAWRENCE DUNBAR. HE WAS THE WORLD'S GREAT EST NEGRO POET. THE FACT THAT HE HAD NO WHITE BLOOD IN HIS VEINS MAKES HIS ACHIEVEMENT IN THE LITERARY WORLD THE MORE ASTOUNDING. A FINE ENGRAVING MADE IN THREE COLORS HAS JUST BEEN ISSUED WHICH SELLS FOR ONLY ONE DOLLAR ($1.00). SEND FOR ONE TO DAY. ADDRESS THE COL ORED AMERICAN NOVELTY CO., P. O. DRAWER 2318, WASHINGTON, D..C. AGENTS WANTED. Pr. T. E. McUiln of Iienvcr, Colo., passed thru the city last night lth his newly wedded brido, m route for Denver, where they will re.-ddu. Why don't you come in out of the rain? Plenty room, Come in. PHILLIS WHEATLEY POETESS. THIS REMARKABLE WOMAN LIVED IN THE TIMES OF GEN- brains and money and they are going ERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON AND THOMAS JEFFERSON, AND WAS THE FIRST OF HER RACE IN THIS COUNTRY TO WRITE POETRY. A MAGNIFICENT ENGRAVING HAS JUST BEEN ISSUED WHICH SELLS FOR ONLY FIFTY CENTS ($.50). AD DRESS THE COLORED AMERICAN NOVELTY CO., P. O. DRAWER 2318. WASHINGTON, D. C. AGENTS WANTED. to carry this company to success Here is where you make your money earn money while you sleep. AH of the leading people of this country have stock in this company, so do not be left on the outside, for a chance like this only comes once in a thousand years. There is no risk to run when you go in a company somebody else has made it a success. The names of such men as A. Wilberforce, WilliaTO, L. L. Jones. Fred Wescott, S. Laihg Williams, at the head of this concern ought to be enough to convince every one of the stability of the company. W sell as low as 50 shares of the stock and up. but ail cash. We do not give any time. Payments must be made Inside of thirty days. Last It was filling that the Negroe's opening day should run parallel with the festal day of Georgia the state having the largest,' and wealthiest Negro population in the Ciilon and that the occasion should be honored by the presence of the Governor ot that great Commonwealth.