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1 Pays to Advertise in the Rising Son VOLUME XII. BACK IN THE FOLD Bolting Negro Pythian Return to Mother Lodge. 8o Announced the 8upreme Chancel lor Yesterday. Booker. T. Waehlngton Addreeeed the Delegates Friday. Un.form Rank Drill Well. Louisville, Ky Sept. 4. (Special.) At Llederkran Hall yesterday morning the fifteenth biennial session of the supreme lodge of the Colored Knights of Pythias, the largest and strongest organization In the world, came to order when Supreme Chancel lor Starke for the fifth time struck his gabel. There sat before him repre sentatives from not only 27 grand lodges of the jurisdiction, but those colored men who in their several com munities have stood the test, and come to be leaders of their people and examples of business integrity. Un like most colored institutions, the Knights of Pythias is a business insti tution. The Supreme Prelate, C. D. White, invoked the divine blessings, and the real machinery of the organl bation which directs the uniform ranks, which has attracted much fa vorable attention since beginning its sessions .ast Sunday, had begun to move. The morning session occupied only a few minutes. Supreile Chancellor Starks announced his committee on credentials, consisting of J. C. Duke, of Arkansas, chairman; H. C. Wallace of Mississippi, Dr. E. E. Underwood of Kentucky, J. J. Woodson of Ohio and Dr. George N. Stoney of Georgia. Secessionist Back In Fold. The Supreme Chancellor, amid tre mendous applause of the members, announced that a faction of the Col ored PythlanB, known as the Eastern and Western Hemisphere, had with drawn from that organization to re turn to the mother lodge, and that the representatives of the only grand lodge in that particular jurisdiction had come to Louisville to be re-obligated and to their places In the orig inal institution, Colored Pythlanlsm. This is considered the beginning of COLORADO NOTES. Colorada Springs, Colo., Sept. 1. Mrs. D. A. Doyle, of 1G21 East Thir teenth street, Kansas City, Mo., was accompanied to Pike's Peak by the following party: Mrs. Juanita Lee of Ponca City, Okla.; Mrs. Chas. Crow nell of Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs. Lovely Caurath and Miss Mattie Helms of Denver, Cold.; Miss Ma Clarke of Wichita, Kas.; Mr. James Roldera of Denver, Colo.; Mr. James and Albert Crawford of Manitou, Colo. The par ty started Saturday evening, Aug. 31, nt 7:30 p. m., and reached the sum mit at 4:30 a. m. Sunday morning, in time to see the beautiful sunrise. After their long Journey they enjoyed the lovely scenery on the Peak. They reached home at 2 p. m. Sunday, fecl iug as well ns if one had traveled on level ground. Mrs. Crownell started for Kansas City on the 6:30 train. Mr. Henry- Collins has returned from n rather pleasant trip to Den ver, Colo. Rev. r K.' White, D. D., of Texas, will begin his preaching at the Pil grim Kuptlst church Monday night. A JOKE ON THE EDITOR. The other evening the editor of The Son appeared at McCampbell's drug titore, and Just as he entered the door he was kidnaped or taken charge of by a number of ladles whose names must have been entered In the beauty contest. He was court-martialed and brought before the judg and Jurors, consisting of women. Ms. Frankle (livens was the Judge, and the follow ing ladles were the Jurors: Misses Bessie Patterson, Lottie Whlttlngton. Sadie McWaters, Nellie Snod. and Mesdames Nellie Davis and Myrtle Willoughby. The Jury found him gulltv, and a fine of Ice cream Sun daes was the penalty for insurbordl- Staunch friend, . i i tl e union of all colored Pytlilans throughout the world, and no part of Supreme Chanceller Starks' report will call more for the gratitude of his hundred thousand fellows than that dealing with the dissolution of that wing of the union which seceded 20 years ago. The uniting of all colored Pythlans is due wholly to Supreme Chancellor Starks, who said when he took hold of the reins of government ten years ago that he dedicated him self to this end. One of the pleasant hours of the encampment at Camp Corbin, 28th street and Broadway, was that spent yesterday when the Major General of the Uniform Ranks of the now dead Eastern and Western Hemisphere was received with honors into the head quarters of Maj. Gen. Jackson, in command of the encampment. The afternoon session of the su preme lodge was tsken up with the report of the committee on credentials and the conferring of the rank of grand chancellor on over forty candi dates. Supreme Chancellor Starks personally conferring the rank. The committee reported no contest and also that the grand lodge of each state presented the full quota of represent atives. .This morning will come the reading of the Supreme Chancellor's report, which Is always the big feature of the several sessions. Then begins the routine work of the lodge, and this will go on until Friday afternoon. At S o'clock this afternoon, at Camp Corbin, the "Escort to the Flag" will occupy the attention of the uniformed rank. Henry Watterson and Col. W. H. Haldeman have been invited to par ticipate in the ceremonies. Among the more prominent colored people attending the lodge are: J. M. Hazelwood, West Virginia; John W. Strauther, H. C. Wallace. John W. Harris and the famous colored law yer, Molllson .all of MlHslsslppl; Dr. C. M. Wade, J. C. Duke and J. J. T. Warren, of Arkansas ;the Rev. Dr. E. R. Topp, Roscoe Conkllng Simmons, New York Journalist and orator, and A. W. L.oyds, of Missouri Wm. James, Kansas City; Nelson C. Crews, James Maynard and Mrs. W. C. Combs. Chicago alone has 100 delegates and visitors. nation of 6rders In regard to not ad dressing them instantly on entering the drug store. At this Juncture Dr. J. N. Birch, as the attorney, entered upon making his splendid plea for the editor, and for such he was fined by the judge for contempt of court, and he in turn was made the burden bearer, paying the entire cost and fines. As an explanation to the public: There seem to be a rumor about town as to who helped the editor of this pa per in his paBt difficulties. First, we wish to state that It was W. II. Seegur vice president of the Union National Dank, that went Mr. Washington's bond. No Negro did this. Second, we hare a fair knowledge of .nil our friends. BEAUTY CONTEST. Notice All who have names to en ter in the beauty contest, please send them in. Those who deslr to buy coupons can get them at the office of theiRlsIng Son. Coupons can be bought from the paper. Everybody should take an Interest in this con test. Some must win the prizes which have been offered.' MISS TOOLEY GIVES PICTORIAL RECITAL AT INDEPENDENCE. Miss Lillian Tooley, the star elocu tionist of Chicago, gave a splendid recital to a very appreciative audi ence at Independence, Mo., Thursday evening, Sept. 12. Miss Mabel Yam: li nn necompanled hor us pianist. They report most pleasant trip. They will give entertainment from time to time. FOR RENT. Nice furnished front rooms, up stairs, for rent, at 923 Campbell. WALTER S. DICKEY, for It Reaches More KANSAS CITY, MO.. SATURDAY, SEPT. 14, 107. Rev. Dr. J. E. Robert has been elected Supreme Grand Organizer of the World of the Ancient Order of the Son and Daughter of Jerusalem, at the last grand session, which was held here last month. Dr. Roberts is lo cated at 805 Independence avenue, over Smith's drug store. ' -' t 1 CAPT. I. H. JORDAN, SUPREME GRAND MAR8HAL. Mr. I. H. Jordan, of 1713 Tracy ave nue, one of Kansas City's pioneer cit izens, was re-elect by acclamation of ti.e past grand . eslon of the S. and D. of Jerusalem as S. G. M. The Sons and Daughters of Jerusa lem having closed a very successful meeting here, adjourned to meet in St. Louis Aug. 20. 1908. There are over 910 members, and they intend to have 900 Increase next year. Mr. Jordan haB been an active member of the lodge for a number of years, iTM has occupied the positions of S. G. V. King and 8. G. Lecturer, and re-elected to S. G. M., a position which he now holds. Son Frank Williams, the assistant S. G. Marshal, has also played n prominent part in the build ing up of the order. The order Is go ing forward in a flourishing manner. DONOR CLUB. The Donor club, an Allen Chapel so cial organization, had a very enjoy able Jime at the home of Mrs. Ewlng, 1227 1-2 Highland. Everyone enjoyed themselves extremely well, refresh ments being served after the pro gram. There was a specially ar ranged programme, which everybody enjoyed. The members of the club who were present were as follows: Mr. Henry Collins, Mrs. Eva Smith. Mrs. Sarah Hammett, Miss Zola Pig eon, Dr. E. C. Hunce, Miss Bertie Fos ter, Dr. Russell of Indianapolis, Miss Willa Mae Glenn of Galena, Miss Lena Allen, Miss Ida Foster, Mr. .las. Wal ker, Miss Maud Harris, Mr. Ashcraft, Miss Sadie Boalware, Mr. James An derson, Mr. Alonzo Barton, Miss Ma bel Vaughan. Mr. Williamson. Miss Florestlne Wright, Miss Wlletta Ma thena. Miss Lossle Pennlston, Miss Cora Ramey, Mrs. Bona of South Kan sas City, Miss Josle Edwards, Mrs. Ewing, Mr. Eugene Vaughan. Letty Shackleford,. Mr. Pinkley, Mrs. Car penter, Miss Susie A. Ball, and W. T. Washington, reporter. They adjourned at 11:45. THE GREAT JENKINS BALL TEAM WENT DOWN TO DEFEAT. The Brlnkley baseball team, a white organization, demonstrated their su periority over the Jenkins ball team in a one-sided game Sept. 8. All the Jiinklns' pitchers were knocked out of the box. Boy horsey, Monk Combs Hardy Watts and Tom McCampbell coming In way late, and shutting the Brlnkleys out and keeping the score from being 20 to a very small num ber. The team needs reorganizing in order to play better ball. Everybody in the team played bail ball Sunday Brace up and drink water anil eat corn bread. J. T. Harris, Sporting Ivlltor. BENEFIT CONCERT BY WOMEN'S LEAGUE. A number of the young hull's who are contending In the Beauty Contest to determine who Is the most beaut i fill lady in Kansas City, have decided to have their first encounter at tlx Vine Street Theater, where they nr going to give a benefit concert for the Women's Lengue. The special feature of the concert will be the raffling off of the young ladies to the highest bidder, a penny representing n dollar, and no lady to be sold for less than live dollars Everybody should patronize the enti tainment, because it Is for tile benefit of the Women's League. has been Elected . Homes of Colored People than any othei Paper BEAUTY CONTEST IS ON Everybody who takes the Rising Son and who wishes to enter some name or vote for the names which have nlready been sent in, cut out the coupon in the puper and send it to 914 E. 12th. You can vote if many times as you buy the papers and cut out the coupons. Let everybody take an Interest In tklB contest. Let the names of every beautiful or good looking wom an be sent in. If she is married put hor in the married column, and if sue Is single put her In the single ladies column. If you are not a sub scriber buy the paper at any one of Smith's Drug Stores. V THE NAMES OF THE MARRIED VOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN EN TERED IN THE BEAUTY CON TEST: MESDAMES. Minnie James ....216 Anna Mickels 205 W. II. Hubbel 218 Minnie Crosswalte 190 T. C. Chapman 217 Maggie (May 117 Pcssle Conwny 124 Frankle Givens 221 B. C. Miller 105 Pearl Riley A 98 John Lang 217 Harvey Wells K8 lvln Jordan 105 Jftvia Page inc James Hill 99 Lester Davis 102 Fidelia Mitchell M!t P .Campbell 98 Alberta Thompkins 139 Ida Fields 89 J. N. Birch 131 Fannie Morton 109 Bertie Kennedy 139 Pearl Webster 97 Jno. Rone 117 J. S. Harris 112 Bertie Wheeler Kennedy 139 llezektah Walden lufi Frances Jackson 91 Katie Kennedy 140 F. J. Peck . , 132 Leona Redman 149 Lena Gordon 151 Bailie Jordan 114 Laura Johnson 63 Josephine Finney 181 Fannie Moss 80 Dorothy Harris 191 It. B. Francis 78 Arthur Pullam 171 flios. McCampbell 180 C. Randolph (Kansas) Ill Frank Walker 110 II. Henderson 107 K. Martin Ill Martha Mosley 117 F. J. Weaver 139 Lena Ttruce ;.H',il A. la Thnycra 07 Mattie Adams Hi" Bessie Abratns 131 Lilly Williams 13.", K. B. Ratnxey J!t Stella Ross 1 1 1 Clara Walden 132 Han Willis no Annals Garrett 130 liora Fisher till t: V. K. Love Hi I le Van! Vincent 70 Viola Ford 65 M. Green Ml' Hubert Wiley TV Miss Taylor 41 .la. Carpenter M THE NAMES OF THE SINGLE LA DIES WHO HAVE BEEN ENTERED IN THE CONTEST: MISSES. Caplloline Wilson 2-1-' Cordf Ma Seymour 190 Alberta V1N Bessie Patterson 1H7 rieo Brassfleld IS'1 IMinonla Htihhell I'm Mabel Bell Bill Pretzel Hamilton I.V.i Bessie Whitney 1st Amelia Davis 12" i:i!ie Booker H.!i l-'tlii-lyne Wilson 170 I.il.lllan Will Ill I'earl Chouteau i::i; Fiimihi 'ollins 191 Kmma Smith I S3 l.ula Graham 138 Maud -Alil.-n 192 Itnby Bradshaw -. 11', Gertrude Dwell 125 Minnie Wortham 121 Chairman of the Bella Jackmnn 9S Katie Wright . 123 Mayme Bradbury in:t Ida Godfrey 129 Maud Thornton 130 I.la Rnlley BU lila Foster 171 Mayme I. Morris 180 Naomi Flske 183 Amy Jackson 103 Amanda Moore 109 Gertrude Myers 141 Vallle Bowman 167 Ethel Jnckson 141 Mabel Vaughan 103 Victoria Overall 71 MISS MABEL VAUGHAN, SECRE TARY AND BOOKKEEPER OF THE RISING SON. Miss Mabel Vaughan was recently appointed secretary and bookkeeper of The Rising Son Publishing Co. She Is very well fitted for tlie position. She Is the daughter of Rev. Vaughan of Qulndaro, Kan. Miss Vaughan has finished these courses at Western University and brings to the otllce ability and accomplishment. She re ceived her earlier education In the mixed schools of Kansas, nnd attend ed other schools besides. Miss Vaughan has assumed charge of a very respo-jtfble position, which will tax nil of , - literary and Hngliah ability, of which she has quite -a knowledge. Miss Vaughan was Book er T. Washington's special stenogra pher nl the Negro Business league, which met at Topeka, Kan. It was there The Son found Its valuable asset. The office Is open to the pub lic, and anyone having typewriting or any form of letter writing or steno graphic work in general can come around to the ollice and see her. The terms are reasouatile, and the work Is satisfactory. Tin- young lady should be encouraged In work as a bookkeeper and stenographer. THE GREAT BARNUM A BAILEY SHOW WILL BE HERE. Barntim & Bailey's, the greatest show on earth, will be here Monday, Sept. 23, 1907. Everything will lie entirely new. Don't miss this rare chance to Bee some of the grenfest wonders on the face of the globe. It Is worth your money any time to see all of the various animals and the different performers. This show Is really instructive for people to at tend. Y. M. C. A. NOTES. Y. M. C. A. Bell phone 817 Fast. A committee, with Dr. J. E. Perry ns chairman, Is'to add loo new mem hers to the Y. M. C. A. In the next ten days. It. Is u big jolt, but with such men as compose the committee it can be done. The Sunday afternoon meetings which are lively and full of Interest, are being well attended. Last Sunday, Sept. 8. Mr. Jno Lauge, manager of the "Blind Boone" VACATION MATINEE EVERY THURSDAY AFTERNOON INSTRUCTIONS 15c. The only Hall conducted strictly by Colored People in the city. $10 per night. Kor Lodges, Secret Organizations, Concert Par ties and all other Entertainments. ED. HUDSON, President. JOHN McKNIGHT, Secretary. WM. W. GAKKIiTT, Treasure! Beauty Contest Coupon I vote for M as the most beautiful lady of Kansas City. Signed State Committee In the State. N HI HER Concert Co., gave some reminiscences of his early life, which were listened to by an appreciative audience. Next Sunday Mr Boone will give the asso ciation a talk. The hoard of education has grunted the Y. M. C. A. the use of the.Liucoln high school auditorium for special meetings. The educational committee will soon form classes for the night school. The first Bible class for this year was organized Tuesday evening. The leading Negro papers of the country nre to be found on the asso ciation rending table. Join the Y. M. C. A. R. B. I). Frantz. Dept. Sec. KANSAS CITY, KAN., NEWS. The amount raised nt the First Bap tist church rally. Sept. 9. was $3. The contestants for the prizes, a watch and ring, were Miss Kftie C. Gant. Pearl Weltoii and Wllla Flem ing. Miss Myrtelle Brown Is rapidly re covering. Miss Kstella Tribune is en route to Kentucky. Mrs. Allah B. Mason of St. Joseph, Mo., Is visiting friends of HiIh city. Cards are out announcing the mar riages of Miss Marietta Minor to Mr. Thomas Dixon, and Miss Mabel Mont gomery to Mr. .lames Clay borne. Mrs. Ida Most'ey has returned from u visit to Muskogee, 1. T. "iss Nellie Williams has gone to igllsher, Okla.. to teach school. .Miss Mabel Madison left for Bel on, Mo., Sunday, to teach school. I'.llle C. Gant. 011 State. Kaunas City (Kan.) Correspondent. THE PREACHERS' GOLD HEADED CANE CONTEST IS ENDED. Allen Chapel Went Down to Defeat in Spirited Effort. The Blind Boone Concert Company gave a splendid affair Friday, Septem ber ft. The pr'eipal feature was as to which minister would get the gold headed cane. The ladles of Allen Chapel, though some J tin-in worked very faithful, yet the others let their pastor go down in defeat. It is the first time the Bap tist Church has ever beat the Method ist in anything. Itev. Baeole's meiii bet'H mild $300 worth of tickets, sam ples of whieh you see below, and Rev. Peck's members sold $202 worth. British 8oldlen' Heavy Helmet. The British soldier wears the hear lest helmet In the world, for his head gear weighs no less than IS ounces, while that of the Prussian Infantry man Is only u trifle over 1 1 enures and that of the Italian just under 12 ounce. The forage cups of both France and Russia weigh less than eight ounces, while that nf Japan Is tint lightest of all, as it tin lis the scaln Hi a little over four ounces.