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Colorado ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. A. J. Steele of Denver, a former res ident of this city, passed throngh Fri day and shook hands with friends. He was onroute to Needles, Calif., where he has accepted his old position as cook on a private car. Scrgent W. S. Wilson came in from Ft. Wingate to spend the 4th. w No accidents are reported on ac count of fire-works on the fourth, and the city council is to be commended for the exclusion of the fire cracker nuisance. Mrs. fda Bowman conducts a nice ice cream parlor at her residence, 216 So. Hth St., every Sunday Everyone is cordially invited. The A. M. E, Church gave an enter tainmenl at Park Hall on the Ith. Ke freshm“nts were served during the day, and in the evening J. U. Robin son went through a superb drill with a set of juvenile young m- n, which did credit I > the race. Young Collins Durham, Hutchison, Ellsworth and Reynolds deserve special mention. Four speakers were to have addressed the large crowd, but only two respond ed, W.T. Thornton and T O. Mason, who were erpra! to the occasion Jhe church neied a neat s- m. Mr*. W T. Pettis for several years a brilliant sclu lar of Prof Dramora’s ringing c'ass has ta'-en charge of the A. M, E. Choir This is considered a progresses step, and the choir hopes todo lietu-r than it ever ha* with arch an able leader. The Afro American League is pre p ring for a grand entertainment to !>e given in honor of its Ist snui versa ry The members of this organization propose to let the people know what they are trying todo. Rev. W. T Tho nto i chairman of the program committee, is doing all be can to make this occasi n a success. Chas. Davis of Denver, is a recent arrival. CHEYENNE WYO. Mrs. Currie Smith is on the tick list. The Afro American Woman’s Search Light Club held au enthusias tic meeting last week. It will close for the summer with au open meelbg at the residence of Mrs. T. E. Gray next Thursday evening. A special THE STATESMAN. DENVER, COLORADO. program will be the feature and the men will be invited The literary society of the A. M. E. Church re-organized Monday evening under the name of The Young Peo ple's Progressive Club. ffm. Ash ford. who up to the present time has never been accused of being a singer is slated fora solo at the literary. Rev. J. C. Bell is arranging for a rally on the 23, when he hopes to wipe out the entire church debt. With his characteristic ability as an organizer h* has everybody busy. The memliership is divided into clubs Mrs. Clara Ashford is captain cf the ladies and E. F. Landor of the men. Quite a rivalry exists and the ladies appear to have the lead. One of the most successful entertainments ever given for the church was last Thurs day evening under the direction of T. Edward Gray. TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE. The Postgraduate Normal Course of the Tuskegee Normal and indus trial Institute will be extender! to two years beginning with the opening of the next school term, September 12. ISIOS, and will comprise a much broader scope of work than hereto fore. Work will be offered for three classes of students in this depart ment: First, students whose inti rests are purely iudu-trial, tecond, stu dents whose interests are primarily iu the academic work, and third, post graduate normal students who wish to combine the industrial and academ ic work. Students of the second class will be required to devote five days of each week to normal work, and one day to industrial employment. The various courses will be taught by specialists thoroughly competent, and Tuskegee Institute with its complete material equip.aeut in every drpart ment thus affords superior advantag es for young men and women wish ing to prepare themselves for literary and industrial teachers, and for such teachers desiring to take advanced work. For further information ad dress, Booker T, Washington. Priu Tuskegee Institute, Ala. Somehow no one feels very hard toward the man who Is late to work every day because he stopped to play with the baby. People are hard to please. It a man gets mad easily he Is called "tcuchy,” and If it takes a good deal to make him mad he Is called “wooden.” It Is shame when the baby wakes up once in 'he night, and the father is awake for ten minutes, that he should lose “his whole night’s rest.” isn’t it, now?—Atchison (Kan.) Globe. FLORIDA SUNSHINE. The North Pole Itself Is not so cold as a good deed forgotten. The man who saves his religion for Sunday Is like the man who saves his money for his heirs. Women like mystery. Hence the fascination the average man has for the average woman. ANB SMOKES BAXTERS BULLHEAD CIGARS S srasxKMBBnHBBaBCBaH ~ 3 aasg2cas-'CTacs^y<ai'jaaLi>? > Topcka Industrial and Educational Institute > A “THE WESTERN TUSKEGEE” Five teachers from that famous institution. The ONLY NON SECTARIAN school for Negroes of the West. A school of Christian Culture. DEPARTMENTS Normal, Normal Preparatory, Agricultural, Indus trial, Business. Music and Military Science. TRADES TAUGHT Carpentry, Painting, Printing, Book binding, Tail oring, Sewing, Dress making, Laundryiag, Bask etry, Domestic Science, Agriculture in its various phases. Stenography, Typewriting, Agricultural and Mechanical Drawing. ‘ ADVANTAGES Expenses reasonable. Self help encouraged. Very careful attention given home training of young women. Rigid discipline maintained. Farm o( 106 acres. Location and sanitation the very bes( Endorsed by ministers of every denomination The Fall Term begins Tuesday Sept. 3. Try to be present the opening day. For further informati n address WM, R. CART ER President, Topeka Kas Ever}- desert has its oasis, and every woman has her good points—even when she disappoints. In spite of Dr. Os.er, some men im prove with age, and the glory of youth is often merely a mirage. All men are gamblers—even the plodding farmer takes big chances with nature and the seasons. A girl is not necessarily happy when she smiles—any more than a melon is eatable when it cracks wide open. A Boston actress is said to have made a small fortune trading in dia monds. Judging from some of these press agents' exploits, there Is also money in losing them.