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THE FORUM * PUBLISHED WEEKLY largest Colored Circulation in j tL junty. Price: per annum, $1.50; three months, in advance, 40 cents; per month. 15 cents. Office: 305 1-2 South Sixth Streep TELEPHONE MAIN 998. INTER-STATE 1092. | WRITE ALL MATTER TO THE FORUM | E. L. ROGERS, ; 1 Manager. t “The promised Land” For Colored People. An Opportunity of your Life. Buy a lot id Guthrie, Oklahoma, the new state. The pop ulation of the city is nearly half colored \ Colored people are holding office-in banking business etc. j These lots sell at from $100 to $175 and up. This is no dream. People who cannot or do not desire to buy here. I should n<^t lose the opportunity—this plan is the one whereby the whites succeed so rapidly—Investment in new lauds. I have the ageucy for this territory and will be glad to show plat, which is at my office. You may pay so much down and balance monthly. People in South solicited. I want sub agents in this state and the South, WRITE E. L. Rogers, Springfield, Illinois, Agent for Western Lands. THE FORUM Is Prepared to do stenographic work of all kinds, see us or call at 305 south sixth Bring us your typewriting and let ter writing, rates good. Get in the reading habit—Colored papers are for sale at: J. E. Thomp son, L. F. Osborne’s Pool Room, The Pekin Cafe, BrcfWn & Neal’s Restau rant, Elk I. Cafe. At these places you can secure the New York Age, Boston Guardian, The Freeman, Richmond Planet, The Voice, The Colored Amer ican Magazine, The Forum, Etc. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS. I hereby announce myself a candi date for nomination for the office of state’s attorney, subjfct to the deci sion of the democrat ic voters of San gamon County. Thomas L. Jarbett Please don’t put the collectors off by telling them you want to see the editor. We employ them because we have not time for that ourselves, When the collectors come, pay them. “It is no benefit to have given me something, but it is a benefit to have enabled me te obtain something for m y sel f. ”—Efmerson. Parties will please enter int» ne j bu^iress transactions for this paper ■vith anyone save authorized agents fime Table of Springfield Consolidated Railway Co. Cars for North Fifth street will leave Fifth and Monroe every 1% minutes from 6:07 a. m., until 8:00 p. m.; every 10 minutes from 8:00 p. m. until 11:20 p. m.; owl cars will leave Cars for South Fifth street will leave Fifth and Conroe every 7 hi minutes from 6:07 a. m. until 7:45 p. Fifth and Monroe every 12 minutes from 6:00 a. m. until 11:24 p. m.; owl cars leave at 11:48 p. m., 12:00 mid night and 12:24 a. m. Cars for North Seventh street leave Fifth and Monroe every 12 minutes from 6:00 a. m. until 11:24 p. m.; owl cars leave at 11:48 p. m. and 12:24 a. m. Cars for Spring street leave Fifth and Monroe every 12 minutes from 6:08 a. m. until 11:20 p. m.; owl cars leave at 11:44 p. m., 12:08 and 12:30 a. m. " Cars for East Carpenter street leave Fifth and Monroe every 12 minutes from 6:08 a. m. until 11:20 p. m.; owl cars leave at 11:44 p. m., 12:07 and 12:30 a. m. ^ Cars for South Grand avenue leave Fifth and Monroe every 15 minutes from 6:07 a. m, until 11:22 p. m.; owl cars leave at 11:45 p. m., 12:07 and 12:30 a. m. Cars for Lawrence avenue leave Fifth and Monroe every 12 minutes from 6:00 a. m., until 11:36 p. m.; owl cars leave at 12:00 midnight and 12:30 a m Cars for North Ninth street leave # Fifth and Monroe every 12 minutes from 6:00 a. m. until 11:36 p. m. Cars for East Capitol avenue leave Fifth and Monroe every 12 minutes from 6:00 a. m. until 11:36 p. m.; owl cars leave at 12:00 midnight and 12:30 a. m. Cars for South Eleventh and Rut ledge streets leave Fifth and Wash ington every 15 minutes from 6:07 a. m. until 11:22 p. m.; owl cars leave at 11:52 p. m. and 12:22 a. ,m. Cars for West Washington street leave Fifth and Monroe every 15 min utes from 6:00 a. m. until 11:15 p. m.; owl cars leave at 11:45 p. m. and 12:07 a. m. Cars for Governor street leave Fifth and Monroe every 15 minutes from 6:07 a. m. until 11:22 p. m.; owl cars leave at 12:30 a. m. Cars for South Eighth street leave Fifth and Monroe every 15 minutes from 6:00 a. m. until 11:15 p. m. Dr.C.H. JONES, Contractor — Builder Real Estate Rentals and Loans. Manager Peerless Ideal Portiait Co Business Letters, Deeds. Wills and Mortgages drawn. All business confidential. Office: 116 South Seventh Street. BELL PHONES: Res. 2595 r 3 . Dr. S. A. WARE, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. OFFICE:—627% East Adants street. HOURS: 19 a. m. to 12 m. 2 p. m. to 4 p. m. 7 p. m. to 9. ' Phones: Calls promptly made. 1 Don’t Forget I I am now doing a general ■ 1 Real Estate 1 —AND— I Loan Business I Property in all parts of 1 the City oflered for the • I very Lowest Prices and 1 best Terms. 1 Loan* made on Property 1 or Anything of Value. 1 sjt r i c 11 y Confidential ft Ladies Business solicited 1 Phones: Office 2322 1 Res. 1768r2 I A. Morris William*, 1 Williams’ Bldg. 11th i Washisgt** ILLINOIS TRACTION SYSTEM. Bast Bound for Decatur, Clinton and aB intermediate points. •5:0# a.m. il:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. S:#0 atm. t!2:0# noon. +6:0# p.m. 7:0# a.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. +8:0# a.m. t2:00 p.m. *8:00 p.m. 9:0# a.m. 3:00 p.m. *9:00 p.m. +10:0# a.m. t4:00 p.m. *11:00 p.m. Springfield A. Northeastern Traction Co. Northbound. Southbound. 6:00 am 3:3# pm 5:00 am 3:30 pm 6:30 am 5:00 pm 6:30 am 5:00 pra 8:00 am 6:30 pm 8:00 am 6:30 pm 10:00 am 8:00 pm 10:00 am 8:00 pm 12:00 noon 11:00 pm 12:00 noon 11:00 pm 2:00 pm 2:00 pm TRACTION CO. Cars leave Springfield for Lincoln: f5, 7. 9 and 11 a. m.; 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 p. m. f5 a. m., dally except Sunday. Southbound, for Carlinvllle. Gillespie, Staunton. Litchfield. Edwardsville, SL Ixiuis, and all intermediate points: *5:00 a.m *10:00 am 3:00 pm 7:00 pm *8:00 am 1:00 pm *6:00 pm **8:30 pm 7:00 am 612:00 noon 5:00 pm 10:00 pm •6:00 am 11:00 am 84:00 pmWIiiiB fll:30 pm local and sleeper. •Daily except Sunday. tDimited cars, stopping at towns only. fjLimlted cars, making all stops. °Corp Belt. Limited for St. Louis. frCapital City Limited. ••Local through car making all stops. NO sf l^ll ■ SMOK1L ■ 1 (untvcrm STAR THEATRE. Open Every Night Best Vaudeville Seen in the City. Prices: 10 cents, box seats. 25c, 311 E. Washington St. , Springfield, Illinois. .Read TOMORROW MAGAZINE A medium of new thought—Learn fundamental thinking, logical de ductions and science. A high class magazine of transcendent ideas for literature and farther instruction and information. Write Walter H. 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