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PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY, 10M 19TH STREET, NEAR ARAPAHOE STREET. C. A. FRANKLIN, Editor. TERMS. One year $2.00 Six months .SI,OO Three months '.O Entered at the postoffice, Denver, Colorado, as second class mail matter. Black 2207. Phone us your news. Phone us your printing orders. As the representative of the greatest organization among us, it is in the highest degree fitting that the people of Cheyenne in which the session Is to be held and the people of the whole west whom it serves, welcome the an nual conference of the A. M. E. Church. The greatness of an organization is measured by the men who have been its leaders.* who have made it great and who have in turn shined in the reflected light, The Statesman, there fore undertakes to say a word of wel come to the valiant Captain of the host, Bishop Grant and his co-workers for the Church and its Master. A Colorado Springs newspaper in commenting cn the transfer of the*r only colored mail carrier to this city prophecies that he will be the last for a long time as the postmaster there does not recommend colored men for appointment. We recall that this pa per was an ardent supporter of the Republican party a year ago and rec ommended that it demand for its peo ple that the party machine which makes and unmakes postmasters, bring him to time. The friendliness of every Republican officeholder re dounds to the good of the party and the reverse is equally true. The impression is general that Rev. W. W. S. Dyett will be returned to this charge, bo satisfactory has his pastorate been that it is unthinkable that other disposition will be made of him. As an organizer he has been a THE STATESMAN, DENVER, COLORADO. distinct success. His financial record is on a par with any man in the church and the plans which he has in for mation for extending the practical good of his church and enlisting all Christ ians in the moral uplift of the lowly and fallen will make it a public loss if he is not returned. We speak the sen timents of the whole people in* this and especially of his congregation. TO FIT THE CRIME. Professor Evidently Approved of Com ing "Execution.” Tbe daughter of the house was pounding away at the piano like a human piledriver, and tbe faces of the assembled guests bore traces of acute mental anguish. Suddenly the "music” ceased, and the company, In order tc remove all possibility of Its resump tion, burst out into a salvo of applause. The proud and happy mother of the performer approached the guest of the evening, old Herr Zwlllbler, who was stamping his feet and clapping his hands like an unemployed cabman on a frosty morning. "And what do you think of my daughter's execution, Herr Zwlllbler?” she Inquired, smiling sweetly upon the old gentleman. "Your dorder's vot, matam!” he cried. "Her execution,” replied the somewhat astonished lady. "'Er cgsecutlon!” shouted the professor, " 'cr cgsecutlon! Matam, I congradulade you! Yen vos 'ce to be? Yen vos ec gomlng off? I to be bresend vlll efcry efford make!” And In bis excitement he shook his hostess violently by the hand, and ilmost burst Into tears. —Liverpool COLORADO SPRINGS Rev. Jordan of Texas is in the city for a much needed rest. Labor Day was observed with pri vate functions in honor of visitors. Mrs. Maupin has gone to Denver for an indefinite stay. Miss Ida Gray is quite ill at the res idence of Mrs. Franklin. W. W. Taylor of Salt Loke was vis iting friends a few days last week. Mrs. Miller of Newton, Kaus., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Gee. Mrs Lewis and daughter of Den ver are guests of Mrs. James Thorn ton. Father Phillips, an Episcopal rec tor of Columbus, Ohio, will be at the home of Prol. Jackson for the next few weeks. Wm. Butler, who has been Jn St Franeis hoepilal taking occult treat ment, went to relatives in Ohio last week. Mrs. Lyle entertained a parly of se lect friends at six o,clock dinner Fri day, in honor of Mesdatnes Wicks and Elliott of Emporia, Kans. Mrs. Chas. Montgomery of Denver, accompanied by Mrs. McKeeand Miss Goldie Young of Leavenworth spent Sunday in the city. Spotlswood Rice of St. Louis, is the guest of his father, Rev. Rice. Mrs. Ida Fleming gave a dancing party in honor of Miss McNeal Tues day night. Prof. Ross of Kansas City, Kaus, is visiting relatives. While here is creating great interest for Quiudaro University of which he has charge ( f the commercial course department. Mrs. Fanny Franklin gave a break fast Saturday, in honor of >he depart ure of Miss Daliha Lnmpton who left that evening for her homo in Wash I inglou. after sp-nding a month with her sister, Pearl. Covers were laid fort( n. S. B. Jones and H. C. Davis re turned this week from Cheyenne where they hid lieen attending the Grand Lodge of O ld Follows, Prof. Jackson left Is at week for Muskogee, to attend the Press Con vention. He will be gone a month visiting points in Missouri and Kan sas. Mrs. L. L. Duncan was called sud denly to Boulder on account of the dealh of her brother, Wm, Wicks, who was accidently shot in that city. Mr. Smith and.wife of Ohio are vis iting their niece, Miss Goldie Smith, and her father. Mr. Blankenship and wife attended the Encampment at Denver this week Also Smith Gee. Elaborate preparations are being made for the eighteenth wedding an niversary of Rev ani Mrs. Gladden, next Monday. Neat invitations have been issued. Mrs. Saunders and wife, who came here recently from Missouri are nego tiating fora line piece of West Side property. He has just returned from Trenton where be made a flying trip to close sa'e of properly th-re. Miss Mildred Thornton.one of Col orado Sp'ings, charming young la dies was united in marriage to Mr. Johnson oi Pueblo, last Thursday. Immediately af er the ceremony the couple left for Pueblo where they will made their home. Miss Roberts cf Missouri ’is a dla tinguisbwl guest at Mrs. Hanger. FEEBLE REMNANTS (Centinued from first (*rp.i A. Berry. Sugar City: Mias P. Dally, Gunnison: F. Schavere, Gunnison: Hit 11 t-n, Salicln: John Morris, Idaho Springs; H. F. Phillips: J. H. Huls tewood. Idaho Springs: W. Crumerdy, Pueblo; C. T Reede, Manltnu; Frank Jones. Ilarnum: Mrs. Blankenship, Colorado Springs: J. A. T. Clark. Gunnison: William Clark. Gunnison; Mr C. O. Pilgrim. Cripple Creek: R. Thompson. Colorado Springs; J. R, McGowan Denver; L Tart, Colorado Springs; Mr, and Mrs. John Crimp. Colorado Springs; Mrs Buckner.-Colo. Springs; Mrs Knox, Colorado Springs; J Rlehardwin. Cripple Creek; H. Clay. Easton villa. • Blaming Lawson. 'How ii your ion doing on Will •tree!, Mr, CllnkumT” "He ' ta doin' right well for a (lire He awe ps out a broker’s office, you hrow. aV there wasn't ■ single morn- In’ that he didn't pick up money— sometimes a uuarter, sometimes a naif, sometime* a dollar Once he found a >5 gold piece. But ever slnco that man Lawson came out with his iran'loua pieces he ain't picked up even a dime! No, sir- not even a nickel! An' Jimmie writes that no body seems to know when anothei drop in money will come Tough ain't It?"—Cleveland Plain Dealer.