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The Denver Star
CHAS. S. MUSE. Editor. G. G. ROSS, Auodat. Editor PHONE CHAMPA 2962 1026 Nineteenth Street, Denver, Colorado SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Oso Year *2.00 Six Months LOO Throe Months •*# To get advantage of the MAO cash rate, all subscriptions must be paid within 30 days after data of wxpira-tlon. It 1111 ■ 1 Ims gj \appens that papera sent to subscribers are lost or stolen li ca**~ jom 4* aA recaiva uur numbar when due, inform us by postal card **4 *4 vtift jfcaerfully iotohrm - explicate of the missing number. Vvmtttances should be made by Express Money Order, Postoffice Money Or4tr, Registered Letter or Bank Draft. Postage stamps will be received the same as cash for the fractions part of a dollar. Only 1-cent and 2-cent stamps takesu Send ail remittances to THE DEN-VER STAR. Communications to reoeire attention must be newsy, upon lmpuiiaui > u . fonts, plainly written only upon one side of the paper. No manuscript re termed unless stamps are sent for postage. Entered as second class matter at the postoffice in the city oi ueu*« Colorado. Jack Johnson In Gay Paris Haris, France. —Jack John son is using the same tactics in preparing for his fight with Frank Moran that he employ ed in Australia when he was getting into shape to fight Tommy Burns for the cham pionship. "Dady” Vienne, promoter of the Johnson-Moran contest called up Johnson’s mansion the other morning, intending to speak to. Johnson's valet Instead of the valet it was Johnson, who answered the telephone. Vienne was start led to hear Johnson’s voice and asked him what he meant by being at home at io o’clock in the morning and wondering why he wasn't on the road working out, Johnson explained that he had already covered ten miles that morning. Instead of waiting until near noon to do his road work Johnson is out drilling when dawn breaks. He did the same thing in Aus tralia and it worked well. By the time the average fighter rolls out of bed, Johnson has done half a day’s work. The big champion is still conducting his afternoon teas. At these sessions Johnson does some real boxing, shad ow fighting, bag punching, tosses the medicine ball, skips the rope and does numerous other things, to the delight of fashionable men and -women who pay money for the privi lege of seeing him train. It is noticeable that the ma jority of his followers are Americans. Many delight in the remark, “I knew him in Chicago." Whether they did or not they willingly plank down a five spot, the price of admission. It is persistently rumored that Theodore Roose velt will be among the specta tors at the fight and many have evinced a desire to at tend since they heard the quiet "tip” that will not down. Johnson's present condition is a surprise to those who can judge. Several day's work has taken off several pounds of superfluous flesh. He has regaineil much of his speed and stamina, looks trained to the minute and his sparring shows little of a long period of idleness. All the talk and deduction about his being “all in” fails to make good. Ex perts agree that he is all there. Moran, too, is hard at the grind. Far from the white lights and the joyous life of the world s playground, he has pitched his camp at Butry an ideal spot on the River Oise, where, with several French boys, he has got Tom Kennedy and Willie Lewis keeping him company. When the party arrived at Butry they could find nothing better than a back yard to work in, and the prospects were not particularly pleasant. It was no consolation to see Prince Murat's palatial coun try residence just opposite. But William Astor Chandler, one of the Americans interest ed in Moran, came along handsomely, had fitted up as fine a gymnasium as could be wished for,, and Moran is now as happy as any sandboy. —Chicago Defender. RESCUERS OF HUMAN LIFE Whit Colored Moo Han Done Along This Line. FEARLESS IN THEIR EFFORTS •to ry of Many Thrilling Incidonto In Which True Manhood Aaaorfod Itoolf Without Regard to Personal Danger at tho 'Psychological Moment—Lib eral Rewards In Money and Medals. Among the colored persons who bare received prizes from the Andrew Car ; negle hero fund for acts of bravery in preventing death or serious Injury to individuals are the following named men. The character of the service per formed is also given: 1 John G. Walker, aged twenty-nine, ! drayman, rescued William G. Obear. forty-four, quartermaster general, state , militia of Georgia; Legare H. Obear, aged thirty-four, and Julia H. Obear, aged four months; E. W. Butler, aged fifty-five, mayor and lawyer, and Green Thomas, aged fifty-six, laborer, from a runaway at Madison. Ga. Walker tried , t tQ grab the rein of one of a team of ’spirited horses drawing a surrey con i taining Butler, Thomas and the Obears. , but, failing, he ran alongside the horses a few steps and then grabbed the rein. I It slipped through his bands to the loop, and at that moment Walker was struck by a wheel and knocked to the ground. The wheel passed over his legs below ' the knees and, still clinging to the rein. be was dragged alonp the street for : about fifteen feet, when, as a result of his pulling back, the horses ran Into an embankment and came to a stop. Walker was disabled nine days by his injuries. None of the occupants of the surrey was hurt Award, bronze medal and SSOO toward purchase of a home. Charles A. Smith, aged thirty-one, at tempted to save Theodore Dilhof, aged forty-three, laborer, from suffocation. Cincinnati. O. Disregarding warnings to take precautions for bis own safety, Smith descended a ladder in a twelve > foot manhole of a sewer where Dilhof lay unconscious from carbonic acid gas and methane. When about two feet above Dilhof and as be was reaching , toward him. Smith fell unconscious across Dilbofs boody. He was rescued about five minutes later and resusci tated. Dilhof was dead when taken out. Award, bronze medal and SI,OOO toward purchase of a home. Elbert Gray aged sixteen, schoolboy, saved A. Calvin Stepp, aged two, from drowning. Canton. Tex.. Feb. 5. 1012. Calvin fell feet first Into a well thir teen Inches In diameter and sixty feet deep, which contained eighteen inches of water, and tiii*Uc«*e*sft»l efforts w'ere made to rescue him with a hook. An uncle of the child went to a town three miles distant and there met Gray, to whom be to.d the circumstances. Mnk In* no mention of a reward, he ashed Gray if be would enter (be well, and Gray a«id be would. WMMf&Gray reached the well a rope was tied tinder his arms, and be was lowered Into It Be put bis shoulders forward In Older to make his body smaller and held bis bands down In front of bin). Be grasped Calvin and was hoisted to a poiift near the surface when Cal vin’s clothes gave way. and he again dropped to (be bottom. Gray was hoisted to the surface. Be was crying, being somewhat frightened. The skin bad been rubbed off bis arms In sev eral places, and his face was scratched and bleeding. When asked ha agreed to descend head first with a rope around bis ankles, although he heard a rnamsay that be (Gray) would-be dead before he reached the bottom. Gray was lowered Into the well head first, carrying a rope, and when he reached Calvin he tied the rope around him. and both were hoisted. Neither suf fered any 111 effects from. the experi ence. Awarded medal and $2,000 for educational purposes as needed. Noldon Townsell. aged sixteen, por ter, saved Emma E. Seale, aged four, from being run over by an auto truck, Waco, Tex., Feb. 1, 1912. As Townsell and Emma were crossing- a street the child darted ahead of Townsell In front of an auto truck which was approneb lng at a speed of twelve miles an hour. Townsell sprang forward and landed between the child and the auto truck. Be grasped Emma's shoulders and pushed her out of the path of the ma chine just as it struck him. He was knocked to the pavement, and one wheel ran over his leg. Emms was not Injured, but Townsell suffered a broken rib and was otherwise Injured, being disabled two months. Awarded bronze medal and $2,000 for educational purposes as needed. Nathan Record, aged thirty-cue. farmer, helped a man named Law- lo save Luther F.. Anna and Nettle I. McClanahau and Dorris A- Stafford from drowning, Letot, Tex., May 24. 1908. Record accompanied Law to the rescue, and when swept Sway from the others, although slightly in jured, succeeded in swimming to a tree. In which he remained until taken off In a boat In the morning. Award, bronze medal and SI,OOO toward pur chase of a farm. Arthur Lockett, aged thirty-throe, fireman, saved Claude H. Potter, aged three, from being run over by a train. Jefferaon. Ga.. May 0. 1912. Lockett was In the cab of a locomotive run ning twenty-five miles an Honr. and bis attention was attracted by a scream from the engineer. Be saw Claude on the track, 150 feet ahead j of the locomotive, and although the | locomotive was swaying under an emergency application of tbs brakes he ran along the running board, jump ed to the steam chest, tbenee to the bumper timber, and When the pilot was leu than ten feet from 0a ode jumped to (he track In front of the locomotive, which was then mining ,elght or nine miles an hoar, lie fell forward as he struck tbs ground grabbed Claude ns be fell. With two strong, qnlek jerks he threw hi maeftfl and the child off the track to safety* The locomotive was stopped when the pilot was thirty-five feet beyond the point of rescue. Award, silver medaj and SI,OOO for a worthy purpose,* aa needed. Beecher Roberta, aged seventeen, farm hand, helped two other men to rescue Thomas Ashcraft from n cave in in a well, Tyler, Tex., April 16, 1012. Roberts reached the well after Wills and Gregory hud been working In it for some time, and when he was asked to do so immedi ately had himself lowered. He scrap ed some sand from around Ac Ik-raft’s leg and then tied the rope to Ashcraft Another rope was lowered to Roberts and both men were drawn out. Award, bronze medal and SSOO for a worthy purpose, ns needed. Mack Stallworth, aged thirty -three, oil tank cleaner, died saving Squire Bradford, colored, aged twenty eight, oil tank cleaner, from suffocation. Port Arthur. Tex.. June 25, 1910. Bradford was overcome in a tank car by gas which had formed in it Stallworth en tered the car through an opening fif teen inches in diameter and, grasping Bradford, lifted him np so that; two men on the outside of the car could reach him. Bradford was got out, but Stallworth was overcome by the ga* and was suffocated before he could be rescued. Bradford revived. Award, bronze medal and S3O a month for rap port of widow during her life or until she remarries, with $5 a month addi tional for her son until he reaches the age of sixteen. James Pruitt, aged forty-four, term er, saved Fritz F. Muller and attempt ed to save William Ulehle from suffo cation. This took place at Walballa, 8. C., May 20. 1911. Pruitt dcscepded to assist Rlehle rescue Muller. He tied a rope around Muller, and be and Mul ler were drawn to the surface. When Rlehle failed to grasp the rope that Was let down to him Pruitt was low ered into the well, but when part wny down called to be drawn up. Pruitt was hoisted and was weak and unable to work for two weeks. Awarded sliver medal and SSOO toward purchase of a farm. Nathan Duncnn. aged forty-one. term er and well digger, rescued William C Anderson, aged fifty-two. well from a cave-ln In n well. West Point. Tex.. Aug. 5. 1907. Anderson wee working in a well three feet In diame ter forty feet below the surface When sand slid .from the sides and bttrled him to his shoulders. For a dlstfflice of twenty feet above his hend there was ud tmsupiiorted wall of sand, flpm which other slides seemed Imminent Of the twelve or more men who gfttb ered all were afraid to go to the aid of Anderson. Duncan was summoned and, fastening a rope to himself, Mk* RAPID PROGRESS IN MOUND CITY Activity of Afro-Amaricsns In Missouri Metropolis. BUSINESS IS 6ROWIN6 FAST In Culture Also Colored Population of Bt. Louia la Showing tha Way to Loaa Advanood Communitiaa —Soma of tha Loadare of tha Raoa and What Thoy Are Doing. By RALPH W. TYLER. St Louis.—Visiting this city as a rep reaentative of and in the intereat of the National Negro Buaineaa league, 1 naturally vent into condition* here more carefully than tbe casual visitor. Next to Washington perhaps 8t Louis has been famed most for her colored society. Its large number of colored schoolteachers, drawn from every sec tion of the. country and representing the best Institutions of higher educa tion, gives to the city a cultured com munity. as Washington’s more than 800 colored teachers give to that dty a superior air of culture. Secure In their professions of culture and consciousness of mocb “higher” education, the colored people of 8L Louis for years neglected that basic foundation for permanent and substan tial progress business. There is a re vival on here now, a business revival, and, while not neglecting either culture or tbe so called “higher" education, the colored people of St. Louis, inspired by tbe achievements of colored business men In other cities and encouraged by its local Negro Business league, are branching out rapidly and succeeefully into various lines of activities. One of the most complete men's fur nishing stores conducted by colored men in the country is to be found here Id this city, conducted by Clark h Smith. Tbe largest and most modern steam laundry, owned and operated by colored men. is on* of St. Louis' boast ed colored co-operative enterprises. Tbe drug stores, print shop*, grocery stores, newspapers and cafes are now equal to the bast to be found tn other . parts of tbe country. The schools are among tbe best In tbe country—best buildings, best equip ped. best managed and possessing s corps of tbe best prepared teachers. No Sty compares with St Louis for the magnificence of Its colored churches, and no city’s colored pul piteers surpass id eloquence and pre paredness tbe colored ministers of this city nor In their race devotion. .1 was or course particularly Inter ‘sated in learning of business progress among our people I ascertained, after tour days' careful investigation, that tbe colored people of this city bare 9160,000 Invested la business enter prises, that they own 9260,000 worth of real estate and that tbs men and women engaged In business sod pro fessions are injecting Into their .work rare energy and an admirable personal service whicb makes for success. I also ascertained that tbe race is repre sented as owners and conductors of the following businesses: Hen's fur nishings, groceries, meat markets, drug storey, coffee and teas, undertak ers, livery, shoe repairing, notion stores, printing, publishing, boraesboe lug. theaters, cafes, laundry, balr cul ture, etc. 1 found tbe local Negro Business league, recently organised, under that splendid business man. W. G. Gordon, bns become a very potent factor In propagating tbe doctrine of business and professional co-operation. While bere every opportunity jwas of fered to me to get at tbe real facts concerning tbe race’s progress along business lines. In few places have I enjoyed greater courtesies. There are seven colored lawyers, seven colored dentists snd twenty-one colored physicians. They are top note be ra -In their respective profes sions and appenr to be enjoying splen did practices wblcb their ability de serves and warrants. Dr. Ernest Har ' rts, Dr. Wilson and Dr. W. H. Mosby. tbe druggists, have indicated race progress with their modernly famish ed and largely stocked drug stores, tbe former having two stores. O. K ' Robinson, one of tbe most pnhlle spirited race men I have bad tbe good fortune to meet. Is making splendid success wltb bis modern, np to dnte printing establishment, and one must go far to find s cafe to equal In up polntments and cnlslne the one con ducted by Mr. Ferguson. A few of tbe men who are pushing the business spirit among colored iieople In this city and wbo are untiring In their efforts to make tbe race com merdally strong In Missouri's metroiw 11s are O. K Robinson, W. C .Gordon Dr. Ernest Harris, William Osborn. E L. Williams. A. Russell, T. J. Nevlns. R. H. Stanton. W. H. Mosby. with Messrs. Flcklln. Ferguson, Calloway Clark and Smith. The cans* of the race bere In the Mound City is most ably championed by two enterprising newspapers which stand for tbe best' among the meinliers of the fourth as tate. It was while here I renewed an old acquaintance with Professor Richard Cole, principal of one of the colored schools, whom 1 knew familiarly years ago as Dick Cole of Cincinnati. He ia atill the vigorons man of twenty-five years ago and a splendid asset to the public school system. Insurance Companies Come end Go, Bpt Uie Union Health and Accident Co. Stays! ' l UNION HEALTH and ACCIDENT POLICIES ALWAYS SATISFY CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $180,000.00 4 Jacluonville. Fla., June 11, 1914. The Union Health £ Accident Co., Denver, Colorado. Gentlemen: Received your check No. 13419 for six hundred seventeen dollars and fifty oents, being In complete payment and discharge of my claim for injury ' sustained in railroad wreck under dato of September 23, 1913. I thank you for the prompt manner in which you settled with roe. It will be a pleasure to always recommend your company. Very truly yours, VERT C. WATSON. BERT PATRICK R. H. LEE 3631 Hnmboldt Street 1339 South Logan Phone York 6514 Phone Ellsworth 1773 £:£££■ 1. H. BIGGINS 1417 E. 24th AVENUE TEACH UK OE VIOLIN Up-to-date Music and Har- FURNITURE . |mony furnished for all nnn A | DIUrl occasi ons. RLl AllUnU SECOND-HAND FURNITURE BPho„. c,"up bought and sold St. Denver Phm*, York 7<oc Office Open from 9 a. m. to 6:30 p. m. Dearfield Address, Master*, Colorado DEARF1ELD TOWNS1TE AND SETTLEMENT T. JACKSON,(General Agent)} 2561 Washington Avenue Denver, Colorado Phone Main'6239 Always Lead to Bsttar Haalth. Serious. sicknesses itart In disor ders of the stomach, liver and kid neys. The best corrective and preven tive is Dr. King’s New Life Pills. They Purify the Blood —Prevent Constipa tion, keep Liver, Kidneys and Bowels 1 nbealthy condition. Give you better health by ridding the system of fer menting and gassy foods. Effective and mild. 26c, at your Druggist. Bucklen’s Arnica Salve for All Hurts. Join Morrison s violin class at rea sonable rates. Morrison’s full orchsetra will play at Old Colony hall July 4th, afternoon and night. Admission 26c. It must be so; I read It In The Den ver Star. > •'tore fh T ‘’“"'f***' , ° | tr>d « wttfc ■'SSL IMMT.T WILLIAMS, TOM JOHNSON I The Star Barber Shop i ■ and POOL ROW! HI _ First CImm hi mrjr Particular Hi SHVK US A TMIAfcl HL SSHJLartaar St P—tsr, Ctb j ( *■*' - _ ‘r , Jr t.l \ < . *T*- *3 #1* pupils Of Mias B. Thrashlsy will bs presented In advanced plans work Tuesday, June 30fh, at Zion Baptist church. Tha pupils will randsr com positions by amlnsnt masters of music. Corns and Hoar tho young pi* Admission 29 cants. Benefit Zion Mission Circle. JRY RICE - * RICE'S ICE CREAM and leas, home-made bread, pies and cakas. Your orders are solicited for parties and church entertainments. Phone Champa 243. That's the time to have some Ideal pleasure with a nice morning thought for Fourth of July. Just attend the popular Ksyatona Social Club’s first annual plcnlo July 3rd, at Bloomfield Park. Admission 28c. Walts'fihd pi ano rag contest. You can find Monroe Dannie at 1229 21st 8t., at Carrie * Carrie barber shop.