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SPRINGS Those desiring copies of The Statesman can purchase them at 216 Pueblo ave Dr. H. B. Parks See. of Home and Foreign Missions, and one of the fore most men of the A. M. E. connection, will be in the city Sunday, and preach at Payne Chapel Sunday evening. Sunday is also Children's Day, and great preparations are being made for that day. Excellent programs will be rendered by the children, and this bids fair to be a gala day for Payne. The Literary Society of the People’s M.E. Church is doing nicely. Mrs. B. Jones its efficient President, is putting forth every effort to make it a success. Let us attend every Thurs day evening and lend our encourage ment. and spend a pleasant and prof itable hour. Mrs. Tillman who has suffered for the past month with some very pain ful felons, is now quite ill, and is con fined to her bed. Dr. R. S. Grant is the attending physician The Pastor's Aid Society will give a Chicken and Strawberry supper at the residence of Mrs, Julia Emery, Thursday Jnne 2lnd, All are invited. A splendid program was rendered at the Forum last Sunday afternoon, ami a good crowd was m attendance. A discussion of ‘What Has Been the Greatest Benefit to the Negro During the Last Twenty Years,” was led by Wm. Gudgel, and in the general dis cussion which followed, it was unan imously decided that“Education'had been of the greatest benefit to him. Next Sunday the “Relation of the Ne gro to the Chicago Strike” will Ire dis cussed in a paper by Mr. Alexander, after which a general discussion of the subject will follow. Let all men be pnaeat. The District Conference of the Col orado Springs District, convenes in Pueblo next week, and Rev. G. M. Tillman leaves Monday to be present at the session. He will deliver the Annual Sermon. Frank Jones who represents the Sunday School, will al so attend the meeting. A treat is promised to those who at tend Grant Lyceum at Payne Chapel next Tuesday evening. The program will be announced later. Alex Mosby of Birmingham, Ala., the noted excursionist, will bring an excursion from Alabama this summer. It is reported that quite a number of eight-seers will take advantage of the cheap rate and spend a few days in the Springs. THE STATESMAN, DENVER, COLORADO. Rev. DeClelland has been quite ill the past week, but is somewhat im proved now. Mrs. K. D. Cammack anticipates a visit from her husband in July. He is a resident of Birmingham, Ala., and has made several visits to this city. Dr. Chivary one of Chicago’s most prominent dsntists. was in the city Monday, the guest of Dr. R. S. Grant. Mrs. Annie Stubbs of Bonton, is in the city for the summer. She is stop ping at the residence of T. J Manley 311 E. Costilla St. It is reported that the Masons will give their annual picnic at Cheyenne Canon, in the near future. More will be said of this affair later, Lytle Baker has recently come to the city from Seattle, Washington. He is here health seeking, and is at 311 E. Costilla. Twilight. The twilight is sad and cloudy; Th> wind blows wild and free; And like the wings of sea-birds Flash the white caps of the sea. But In the fisherman s cottage There shines a ruddier light. And a little face at the window Peers out Into the night; Close, close it Is pressed to the window, As If those childish eyes Were looking Into the darkness To see some form arise. And a woman's waving shado'W Is passing to and fro. Now rising to the celling. Now bowing and bending low. What tale do the roaring ocean Ami the night wind, bleak and wild. As they beat the crazy easement. Tell to that little child? And why do the roaring ocean. And the night wind, wild and bleak. As they beat at the heart of the mother, Drive the color from her cheek! Longfellow. Balked at Boiled Elephant. In recognition of her generous pat* ronage. a provision dealer sent to Mrs. itichard Mansfield a New Years pres ent of a beef tongue. The cook's as -istant. a colored woman from the wilds of North Carolina, had never seen such a thing before. Putting her hands on her hips Auntie gazed upon it curiously and long. At last she In quired of the cook; “Do you all up Norf hcah eat ele phants?" “No,” answered that busy person without looking up from the fowl she was dressing. “What, put such fool* shness Into yo’ head?" “Why that there.” pointing to the ongue, “That’s a sho’ nuff elephant’s 'runk—what he picks up the peanuta wlf—ain’t It? 4 EPITAPH TOLD ALL THINGS. Testimony as to Character Witness Thought All Convincing. A bank president called one dav on Phone Main 4956 E - FACLRNtR, Manager THE IDEAL PHARMACY 2100 Arapahoe Street. Brand new stock of Druggists’ Sundries, Patent and Proprietary Remedies. Prescriptions filled at any hour of Night. Goods Delivered Anywhere. Fresh Candies AH flavors of Soda Nut Sundaes LADIES’ SPRING HATS! Are here-all the latest street and shirt waist styles ready to wear. THE HOWLAND MILLINERY CO. 16th Street opposite Daniels & Fisher MRS. NANNIE KING. Prop. The Little Cottage Dining Room. 1936 Arapahoe Street. Surpassing Cuisine--Quick Service--Three Meals dai!y--Regular Dinner at Noon. Special Sunday Dinner from 12 to 3 p. m. Gov. John G. McCullough of Vermont ■Governor,’* he said, “I want to rec ommend to your notice Sebastian Su tro. This young man would fill a place of trust with discretion and In tegrlty.*’ “He is a good man. eh?* the Gov emnr asked. "Ho is one of the best of men." said the bank president, solemnly. “Moral, high-minded, generous to a fault —“ With a laugh the Governor Inter rupted the bank president. "This fervid praise.” ho said, re minds me of a case wherein I ap peared In San Francisco.” He laughed again. Then he went on. • “It was a will rase. We were try Ing to break the will of an elderly gentleman who. ignoring his relations, had left the bulk of his property to a total stranger It was part of our case to prove that the dead man had been eccentric. Irregular, cruel, dlssl pated, and after we had proved this point the defense summoned a wit ness In rebuttal. "The first question put to the de fense’s witness was. ‘What do you know about 'he character of the de ceased?* an<* the man answered, sir, In words Ilk? these: “ 'Ho was a man without blame, be loved and respected of men. pure lo all his thoughts, and—- "But I Interrupted the witness t*uere, i aatu, did you learn an that?* “ 1 so* It.’ the man anawercd. ’from the tombstone ’ * Money, but No Friends. J Arthur Josephs, one of lh< * the financial center, was appi ; Che other day by a w»*il known actor about “the street." who j ClToly put to him this queallon i "Josephs. would you lend five d<»iMv to a friend In distress?" . "I would In a minute/' »'• Joseph*, "but I haven’t got-- "Don't toll mu that you haven't It." Interrupted the other. "I »: ■ change a ten dollar hill Junt nov Kberlln's." "You did not permit mo to finM sentence," said Josephs Idly. I started to say was that ll cot a friend In the world."— Now Times WISDOM'S WHISPERS. About every pretension there la an air of avoiding to pretend. The popular notion of an easy Job la doing Just aa you feel like. About a big display of temper there alw ija la a flavor of being 111-used.