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Address Coctinued from page 1 member of tint Lodge; and also you will find in your laws that if a mem- j ber is in arrears for three months he should be declared suspended. If we respect those rules how many members would we have. Dear brothers, it is a downright shame for the Lodge to imposed upon as it has been in the past by some of our brothers, and lime and again hare brothers gotten up and asked the Lodge to be a little patient with the neglecting brother, even after consid ering the circumstances of some. It has become worse than six months ago. and if you would only give this a moment’s thought you would see such thing in the future will lie detri mental to this Lodge. Wo don't have to make suggestion what to do,broth ers, but take your Constitution and By Law and let it bo your guidance and if you find that you can't live up to it after swearing before the Su preme lluler to do so, then it will la useless for us to try to go any fur ther. We should take up this matter tonight and see that every memlterof this Lodge is provided with a Consti tution and By-Law and let this Lodge lw guided by it durii.g the next twelve months. See if the approach of naif, will not be of nee sue," -s than in the past. 1 dale say it will decrease member ship for awhile, but my dear brothers, it will bo lietter for us to have thirty financial members that we know we can lake care of should they get iu distress, than to have a large number of unfinancial memlmts and should anything happen to them and we can not relieve them we must lake the abuse of the public and other secret orders. I tell you. my dear brothers, it is not what we are that will in crease our membership but it is our work before the public, and when w* do that we will never have cause to solicit members for this Lodge. Would you think thst we as Elks are watched more than any olhe r secret order in the city in regards to our success along this line? Now is the time lor us to put our heads and shoulders together and go hand iu hand and make this part of the Lodge more successful than it has been. I truly hope that each brother, will from this on give the matter just stat ed his deepest consideration, for the benefit of the Lodge aud more so for himself. As we have set apart this dale it being our anniversary, to assemble together in a social manner, I would like to make a few remarks ou our so cial existence in the Order of Elks If there ie one feature that distinct lively marks the ceremonies jof Elk dom it It the social connection and THE STATESMAN, DENVER, COLORADO. tbe 11 o'clock toast. Perhaps in no other single point is the pre eminent excellence and special mission of our Order so clearly outlined. Whether in the humming, bustling cities or re mote fr >m tbe great centers of civile sttion, at the hour of 11 thronging cares ami jrrring discords of life are dismissed as the mind of every Elk is directed on swift winged thought to his absent brother, d ead or alive, and with one sweep of recollection and affectioi ail are instantaneously | brought into the magic circle. Some may 1 attempting fickle fortune with in the coniines of snows, others amid the Ihxurianc* of perfHtnal summer; some may be wooing fame and wealth in the far off Orient. Green be tbe turl about the Friend of past social days; None knew thee but to love three None name thee to praise. Others may tie a thousand miles away towards the setting sun, some life’s fitful fever over may lie no long er the sport of the toils and conflicts "f life, but each one present are as faithful brothers whom no distance or mutation of lime can efface from lov ing recollection. Not only islhelllh hour toast cf Elkdom to all absent brothers, and its rigid observance, a unique feature of the Order which is so lovable, so appropriate so full of devotion to all whom we are bound bv tender ties, that the more it is considered the more strongly does it commend itself alike to reason and to sensibility. Tbe thought is inspiring; it perme ates the entire being with a fresh vig or and greater determination; it nerves the one almost despairing with the invigorating knowledge that he is alone that there are brothers here, there and everyw here who magi his weal their weal, wboliound to him with a mystic tie, sympathize in misfortune and affliction, rejoice with him in prosperity. Man is immortal; that truth is written in the operation of na ture and the scheme of revelation. V effort can prolong the brief allot - ttsl s[i«n of mortal existence, but it is within the power of all to make these years of fruition for the development o( all the nobler attributes, for tbe culture of all the genial qualities w hich will make our brother man hap pier and the world the belter because we have lived and acted. My dear brothers, it is only when mao is bound to his brother man, on ly when his heart I teals responsive (o the aspiration and ideal efforts of others that he begins lo live. It is only when in full accord w ith the great soul of humanity throbbing il be thousand symphonies of the nni j verse that he realizes that highest conception ol creation a perfect man My dear bMtbers, I belie,-e.that our Order is the home for all intelligent, conscientious, honest men who hare become wearied of the quarrels of sects, creeds and isms of vtricus and Denver Professionals The Statesman takes pleasure in introducing the following colored professionals and recommends them as competent in their lines. Show yourself a race lover by patronizing them. Be a booster. innumerable kinds, and who do not believe that in order to live a higher and nobler life it is necessary to fore go the innocent recreation and amuse mentsorto smother those social in stincts which tend to bring us in close communion and to cement more firm- It the ties of friendship and frater nal love. And if we keep abreast of j tbe demands made upon us, then j when the ■‘nattered , fragments of lbt» past [shall have been gathered into the golden urn, it will be written in letters uf living light across history's , page that our Order has oeen second to none in promoting nobler living and creating a more perfect humani ty. I will say, dear brothers, with these few closing remarks that 1 firm ly Itelieve that this meeting will be ef, great benefit to this Lodge and with | God's help and your assistance un-i der my second administration I will spare no pains as far as my knowl e Ige and time will allow, to make the ensuing year a successful one for Sic* Lodge, No. 39, I. B P. 0. E. of Den ver, Colo. I remoin yours in C. J. B. L. & F, \V. A. SICE, Exalted Sulerr QUICK ARREST. J. A. Gulledge ot Verbena, Ala., was twice in the hospital from a se vere case of piles causing 2-1 tumors. Attar doctors and all remedies failed, Bncklen's Arnica Salve tjuickly ar rested further inflammation and cured him. It conquers aches and kills pain. 23c at James Hullinger the Druggist, li'iixi and Larimer Sts. Engaged. A "pressing engagement" had he. Such was nls excuse, you see. Some later wo spied him. Two "engagements" beside him. And each was the sweet, fair presses. Russian Holidays. Bu»lt bu elfitj-tlx genera! boll dar» in t r«ur. Geo. W. COFFEY M.D. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. (9 to 11 a. m Hours« 2 to 4 p. m. (6:30 to & p. m j 8 to 10 a. m Bnn d «x , jj „ 4 p m Diseases of the Ear. N'ose and Throat a Specialty. PHONE BLACK 647 Near Champa 313 21 st St. Denver JOS. H. STUART Lawyer. Practises in All Courts. Office 323 Kittredge bldg. Cor. 1 fit h and Glen arm. Res. 1123\Velton St. Examining abstracts of title, and drawing up legal docu ments given careful attention . Dr. E. L. FAULKNER, PMYBICUN AND SURGEON (5:30 to 10:30 a. m. Hours < 1 to 4 p. m. ' ( 7 to 8 p. m. c t 10 to II a. m. Sundors j; to Bp.m. Diseases of Women and Children. A Specialty. V RES. OLIVE 1113. PHONE OFFICE MAIN 4956. 1914 Arapahoe St. Denver DR. W. J. COTTRELL, PHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Phases of women a Specialty. I 9 TO 11A.M Omcc Hours % 2 to a p. m. (TTO 9 P M Sunday, 1 to 3 p. m. Rhone 3906-main. Phone between office hours 1184 Main. 1020 19th Street, near Arapahoe St. ' -- OFFICE ( 9 TO II a m. 49-50 GOOD BLR. HOURS , I TO 4 p.m. TCL.NtO 808, ( 7 TO 0 p.h. 1 DR. P. E SPRATLIN. Residence; 2226 Clarfceon street. Telephone York 123'