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1 1 New Oil Fields
In WELD COUNTY COLORADO
Now the Scene of great Activity by
The EAGLE OIL CO.
Issue OL Share
Big Producers and Geologists report enthuisasticaliy on
our location. Drilling soon to begin /:
Write for Oil Map—its free ? j
215*216 Ideal Building, Denver, Colo.
To meet the demands of our patrons, wo
are pleated to announce that tnis offioa hat
recently installed one of the large* and
best job presses in the city. So, wiA a
large and small press, we are now in a
position to do won of all lands.
Thirty new faces of the latest and moat
up-to-date type have added. This
type has been selected after careful stndr.
The addition now makes the office hay
t equipped to handle work from a calinf
card to a large placard, inrhiding hook
work, booklets, dodgers, wedding hwita 1
tions, announcements, and in fact wad of
1 every description.
We do not claim to do the cheap a* wmk
in the city. The cheapest is umalfer the
poorest. Our prices are gauged from the
actual cost of production with an addUon
of a —*H profit Consult us before pinn
ing your orders.
Are men of wide experience, and lans
•erred the trade for yeArs.
THE DENVER STAR
1026 19th St Phone Champa IMS
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Phone Champa 20771
Day or Nighi
'**' Cammel & Co.
HOME FUNERAL PARLORS
First aid to the bereaved
Modern in every particular
We take your cares and sorrows to ourselves and
f Relieve Your Burdens
E. V. C4mmel, Mgr H. H. Martin, Asst. Mgr.
Mri. E. V. Cammel, Lady Attendant
CM. Harria, Funeral. Director Jease Douglas, Lie. Emb
Office end Parlors 2418 Welton st.
We have a telegram from Washing
ton authorizing us to accept until fur
ther orders, suitable Colored men for
enlistment in stevedore regiments,
quartermaster for national army.
DON’T OVERLOOK THE ADVER
TISING COLUMNS. TRADE WITH
THOBE WHO ADVERTISE IN THE
STAR. IN THIS WAY THEY SHOW
THEIR REBPECT AND FRIEND
SHIP FOR THE PA PER.
Smith Lodge No. 15 will meet at
their own hall, Old Colony, 28th Are.
and Downing, on the 2nd and 4th
Thursdays of each month.
Floyd T. Smith, C. C.
K. of R. and S.
IF YOU WANT TO ARGUE ON
TK I WAR, GO TO THE FRONT. IF
YOU WANT TO TALK RELIGION,
GO TO CHURCH; BUT IF YOU
WANT JOB PRINTING, ADVERTIS
ING, OR TO READ A NEWSY, RACE
PAPER, THEN CALL UP THE DEN
TO ESTABLISH HOME FOR
ORPHANS AND WORKERB.
Bishop Oscar Elnarsen, who has
been engaged in missionary work
throughout the United States, arrived
in Denver this week to establish a
home for orphans and Christian work
ers, which, according to the present
plan, will become the center of a
movement. He has purchased the
property at 2070 South Milwaukee
street, formerly occupied by the Uni
versity Park postofflce, and will equip
the place for the work as soon as he
has sufficient funds.
A workshop for the benefit of or
phans and invalids is to be established
under the auspices of the Life-Savior
Apostolic Benevolent church, of which
Bishop Oscar Binarsen is the founder.
A piece of property has been pur
chased in University Park at 2070
South Milwaukee street for this pur
Bishop Einarsen is endeavoring to
interest the public in his cause, which
has been pronounced worthy by the
American Bank & Trust Company and
others who have investigated it. He
appeals for donations of money or
useful articles. The founder of the
movement, who was incapacitated for
manual labor by an injury to the spine
sustained early in life, has placed all
of his savings in the fund for the pur
chase of the land and building.
He states that all Life-Savior labor
ers will receive, so far as possible,
necessities of life, but no money sal
Organized. 1896. Affiliated with Na
tional Council of Women 1900.
Mra. G. N. Rosa,
State President of Colored Women's
My dear Co-Worker:
NATIONAL, ASSOCIATION OF
I have good news for you God is
answering our prayers. it appeared
before the Rules Committee of the
House of Representatives. Friday.
August 3rd. and that night Congress
man Dyer phoned me that the Com
mlttce was wonderfully impressed and
bad decided to recommend that the
Resolution, begging Federal Investi
gation be taken up by Congress. Now,
we must win. God will help us if we !
help ourselves. Keep at it! WORK'
PETITIONS! PETITIONS! PETI
TIONS are the things that will prove
that there Is countrywide sentiment
and determination back of this de
mauding that an end be put to mob i
violence. Now. I will not rest until
•every Congressman is appealed to to
take a stand for justice and pro'ec
tion. Will you get men to sign these
I Petitions in Ink. and you divide the !
number and send them directly to
xbe members of Congress from your
State? Send them to men In the
House and In the Senate. See that
the work Is neatly done so as to re
flect the intelligence that there I?
back of this movement. Tell our peo
pie to take pride and pleasure In this
Get influential white friends to sign
some of them. Give them the liter
ature and urge them to see their pa
triotic duty In saving America from
mob violence. Get signatures. Every
Fill out the Inclosed memorandum
and send It at once, to me. This
memorandum goes to Congressman
Dyer. He wants to keep close tab on
wbat Is being done by the Colored
Send each Congressman one of the
Inclosed tags. Write a very short let
ter, telling him you know he Is going
to hear the voice of his fellow coun
tryman, pleading for justice and pro
tection. Make It bristle with patriot
Ism, but make Mm feel that this coun
try Is facing a problem at home that
Is no less serious than the problem
Work with us in this. Pray with
us and we will win.
Yours for a True Democracy.
N. H. BURROUGHS
SLOGAN—"STOP LYNCHING AND
MOB VIOLENCE BY LAW.”
National Association of Colored
Women: Our Denver N. A. A. C. P.
is backing the movement here
FOR RENT—Neatly furnished or tin
furnished rooms with use of kitch
en: convenient to car lines; hot wa
ter day and night, bath and gas will
also take children to board by day or
week. Call 234 C Curtis, Mrs. Edwards
Reserve your rooms for the winter
et the Dunber, 1887 Arapahoe street:
steam heat, baths and up-to-date serv
ice. Victor Wglksr, Prop.
FOR HJQNT —4 rooms, modern; rent
*! 0: at Welton. Inquire 2851
Welton or phone Champa 1942. Also
furnished rooms for light housekeep
ing. modern, convenient, at 1805 Wal
GRACE VS. FAILURES
Often Times It Is the Great Re- !
vealer of God’s Mercy, Love ]
and Power to Deliver.
The disciples learned through their (
tails, but they never learned anything
which would not have been better t
learned through their faith. It is 1
enough to say that God will teach us t
through our stumblings when that la „
the only text-book left to teach us out
of. We need not go Into any raptures
about failure. When he had denied
his Lord and then suddenly saw him ,
In all his truth and beauty, Peter knew I
well enough that he might have seen
his Lord more clearly without a fall.
But be that as it may, the fall was
there, and the wonder of it was that
his master was still willing to reveal
himself through what was left. Al
most any master could take the de- *
fects and mistakes of his disciples and
point out what they had lost, but who
else would take the meanest and most
contemptible passages in one’s exist
ence and make even them a lens
through which they could see the di
vine if they would?
There are more normal ways of rev
elation, points out the Sunday School
Times, but when this is the only way
we have left to God, then he takes '
our falls and reveals himself through
them. Without ever once saying that
the fall was upward, or that the sin
was goodness in the making, the Bible
takes what men give and shows how
wonderfully God will commence the
miracle of repair.
It may be that we do not learn as
we might because we are too proud
to learn through the only means we
have left for God to employ in teach
ing us. A great fall may still be a
great re vealer. When we have had
one we may look upward because there
Is nowhere else to look. At last we
look unto the hills .whence cometh our
help. One of the marks of a Christian I
believer is that to him a fall is some
thing different from what it is to an
other man. To the non-Christian a
fall may seem nothing but a finish. I
To the Christian it must in some way
seem more terrible than to anybody
else. But though he Is cast down,
he Is not destroyed.
Every Christian is brought very low
at times. To anyone else It would be
the end: but he is taught to expect
something more. Joseph Parker, who
so constantly exhibited the exuberance
of the Gospel, said: “I have known
aa nearly as any man what it was to
be forsaken, I have reached out and
found no help, that is, no lateral help.
1 The only direction from which help
could come to me was vertical.”
TBese exhaustions ought never to
have been, but they are here, and they
may be made the ground of revela
tions. When we cannot pray to God
, out of our nearness to him, then we
. can pray out of our distance. George
. 1 MacDonald said that sometimes he felt
! he had no other claim upon God ex
] cept that he was so miserable; and he
1 I made that claim. One man lets his
weakness overwhelm him. His relig
ion ends there. But another takes his
• stand upon his weakness, it is all he
lias, and he uses that as an approach
to God; and the willingness to do that
‘ has been a great revealer to men.
; Pride may ruin us. It may keep us
waiting until we have some better
, bads on which to speak to God —and
I we never find that basis. Who would
• nor wish t.iat he might look into God’s
face from a life that was all clear?
‘ But we cannot. The Pharisee tried it
In the temple and failed. The publican
[ know that if he was to see God at all
, he must see him from the standpoint
of sin and shame; throwing away his
pride, waiting for nothing, saying “God
i be merciful to me a sinner.” he saw
God. There is not a sinner in the
world who may not add to the glories
i of revelation.
"God fulfills himself in many ways.”
We could wish that the truth might
| come to fis steadily, through eyes that
are always bright and glad. But the
truth comes to many' of us through
1 tears. It may come that way. Let us
' not despise our disappointments,
i So far our sins and falls may have
I only revealed to us ourselves. They
may have only Intensified our self
• knowledge. This Is something; but if
it is all. it may end in death. But
when one realizes that just this ex
perience is what Christ has been look
ing for, and that, made over to him,
ho may make it a means of revelation,
then our greatest days may be draw
You are having some terrible dis
appointment or sorrow or failure. Do
not let it be that and nothing more.
Do not be proud about it. Do not say
you will not see God unless he comes
In the grand way. If this is all you
have byway of present experience,
then it will, suit God better than any
thing else you can offer. Christ al
ways took men just where they were,
lie never asked that the situation
should be altered. He said nothing
about “bard cases.” There was no
depth to which one had fallen which
might not become a ground from which
to rise again. Just there the soul may
find, if it is humble enough, the help
which Just matches his need. When
Thorean fell and sprained his ankle
tn the .woods, as he lay on the ground
looking about he saw for the first time
In many months the herb arnica mollis,
good for sprains, and felt It was a
parable of much else in the spiritual
world. So when our first shame and
discouragements are over, we are to
ask, “What may this yet mean to me?”
It may be the beginning of greater
revelation ttaa vt have yet received.
To Members of Columbine Court.
Mo. 279, O. O. C.: Beginning Tuesday
evening, Nov. 26, monthly meetings
will be held at Old Colony Hall, 28th
and Downing, the second and fourth
Tuesdays of each month at 8:30
o’clock. Thin 1b a change from the
second and fourth Fridays. Sadies
VonDickersohn, W. C.; Viola Wash
ington, R. of D.
Men so accepted will be sent after
enlistment to Newport News, Va.,
with orders to report to commission
officer to stevedore regiments.
We will also accept married men if
they sign declaration to support their
families while in service. At present
time there are no vacancies in regular
Mon. Night, CHRISTMAS EVE
Columbine Dancing Schol will give Pres
ents to every one who attends the
Grandest Xmas Tree ever Displayed in Den
ver; r Iso Mon. night, New Years’s Eve
The Columbine Dancing School will give the Greatest
Cake-walk and Dance in the city
Admission to both Dances 25c
ff? Morgan Jackson’s Orchestra
■TStesti style: hats made to order
I £ $2.00 and $2.50
Hats'Clean.d| .nd| Blocßedf
Phone Main 7182 718 Eighteenth Street
FROM 12HT0 7:30 PJM.
711 28th Street Denver, Colo.
PETITION TO THE
President and Congress
\ FOR THE
Independence of Ireland
Wc, as American citizens, respectfully state to tha Government
| of the United States that Ireland is s distinct nation* deprived a#
her liberty by force and held in subjection by England by military
power alone. As America has entered the war for tha preservation
of democracy and the freedom of small nationalities, this Govern
j ment is in honor bound to apply this principle impartially in all eases
of peoples held in subjection, whether they bo under the Jsrbdb *
tion of Germany* like Belgium* or of England* like Ireland, As Aanr>
| lea cannot be a party to any schema of world-peace which with
holds from any nation tha God-given right of freedom* the only Anal
' settlement must be the complete independence of Ireland.
America has the right* by her entry into the war* to demand M
from England, not in tha Peace Conference at tha close of the war*
We therefore respectfully urge upon the Preeident and the Con
gress the necessity and good policy of giving a great example he Aw
world by insisting that England shall grant Ireland oomplots ea-*
tional independence. We earnestly hope that* like Cuba* Ireland
will be made free by the action of America.
Every lover of Democracy* irrespective of sex, rase and rslaisa |p
asked to sign this Petition.
Plcese have this filled out ee soon aa you oss and return hnassediate^y
■ TT Barclay Strut
■ NEW YORK
Put. additional paper hara tor mora t lyn.tmru a—4 at—«ua
PROTEST AND PETITION.
To tbr President of the United States:
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary
The House Committee on the Judiciary.
I am an American Citizen of full age and accountability and do bar,
now, over my own signature, most solemnly ' .otest against the outragw pgr
petrated upon other American cltixenß in Ba.t 3t. Louis, Illinois, July % lWi.
and petition you to comply with the request made by Congreaamn L. 0.
Dyer in H. J. Res. 118 as speedily as possible.
Sign mod return to your Coagrsea maa.
army or cavalry, except men who
have had regular service previous,
but there will be opportunities later.
The only thing open to Colored men
now, who have not had previous serv
ice, Is stevedore regiments.
(Signed) MAJOR BARNKY,
Acting Recruiting O Ulcer.
NOTICE! SUBSCRIBERS NOTICE!
If you move, Inform us.
For tome reason, unknown to us,
many subscribers did not set their pa
pers last week; If the Issue la still de
sired let us know and we will mall
same out as early as convenient Mall
ns your change of address as soon as
you move to Insure prompt delivery.
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