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The Negro Business Men's League has adjourned for the summer. The Federated Clubs of Colored Women of ilie Stale of Washington will convene in Seattle next Wednesday. Prof. Kelly Miller will be entertained by ;i number of prominent colored citiens dur ing liis brief stay in Seattle. He will ar rive Wednesday morning and'depart Thurs day forenoon. Rev. W. I). Carter will be the only col ored delegate in the coining Republican Stntc convention. Horace R. Cayton, Jr., writes from the Y. M. C. A. camp: "I like it up here and while the work is a bit strenuous the fun and finance fully compensates for the hard work." Colored men and boys are getting work in the Seattle shipyards and the wages are fine. Z. L. Woodson has a bunch of pigs on his ranch near Sumner, which he is sticking to like a sick kitten to a chair post, because he thinks they will net him a pile of money. Woodson knows how to get the money. Miss Don-is Grose entertained a number of her young friends last Monday evening. Alex Pantages continues to discriminate against colored patrons in his play houses and his hand should be called. The Seattle Branch of the National As sociation for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its bi-montlhy meeting at the Graco Presbyterian Church next Mon day evening. Mrs. Jennie Vrooman has presented the Mt. Zion Baptist Church v/ith a manificent clock, which was unveiled last Sunday. Rev. W. J). Carter assisted by Rev. E. A. Johnson officiated at the funeral of the late Frank Smith last Sunday. If you know of any place young colored school girls can secure lucrative employ ment for the summer, consider it your Christian duty to give some of them the information. Among the Spokane delegates to the Fed orated Clubs next week will be Mrs. E. N. J. Sims, at one time a leading teacher of both Mississippi and Oklahoma. Mrs. Nelson T. Fisher is now a regular notary public and the first colored woman of the Northwest to hold such a commis sion. Oscar Collins is now driving an elegant car and handles the wheel like an adept. Hurr Williams, who returned last week from his eclipse tour, denies that he got lost in the darkness, but has been looking for a farm on which to settle. B. K. Brown and many other from Ta coma attended the funeral of the late Frank Smith last Sunday. The Efficiency Club met last Tuesday evening and had a most interesting session. Mrs. Frank Smith wishes Cayton's Week ly to thank one and all who so kindly as sisted in the laying away of her husband, even to those who but dropped a tear of re gret. LADIES, LOOK, LISTEN! You are solicited to have your fancy shoes polished at Russell Miller's Shine Shop. You get a beter job by leaving them. Pantages Building FRANK SMITH Frank Smith—Approximately two thou sand persons attended the funeral of the late Frank Smith, who was killed in an au tomobile wreck last Friday morning, one week ago. One hundred or more automo biles followed the remains to the cemetery and not less than #500 worth of cut flowers were laid upon his bier by loving friends. It was perhaps the only funeral of a col ored person ever held in Seattle where at least one-third of the audience was white and a large part of them hard headed busi ness men of financial standing in the com- PROF. KELLY MILLER Prof. Kelly Miller, Dean of College Deartment, Howard Uni versity, will lecture in Seattle Wednesday, June 26, 8:30 p. m. at Washington Hall, Fourteenth and East Fir St. Also will lecture in Tacoma Thursday, June 27, 8 :30 p. m. at the First Congregational Church. Subject: "Race Loyalty and National Patriotism." This is an excellent opportunity to hear one of the foremost men in the United States. Admission, fifty cents. Secure your tickets early. Seats limited as everybody will be there. Committee: Z. L. Wood son, Rev. W. D. Carter, k F. Tutt, A. R. Black. Dr. D. T. Card well, Rev. A. W Williams. niiuiiiy. The tear bedimed eyes of all pres ent showed the Irgh regard they hold the deceased, whom they had assembled to look upon for the last time. At the bier of Frank Smith the black man, the white man, the Japanese, the Chinaman, the Jew and the Gentile met and mingled without reservation and all mourned for "my friend." Frank Smith had his faults, and so has every other man, but with all his faults, he was a square shooter and never betrayed a friend; no, not only a frined, but not even a foe. Frank Smith in life fed the poor, visited and comforted the sick, gave to charity and in short did the most of those things that the down and outer was most in need of, and if he does not reap a reward on the other side of life then there is nothing in doing those things. "He was my friend and I loved him," said the Rev. W. D. Carter as he discoursed over his remains, and in this he voiced the sentiment of that great concourse of people there assembled. "I rushed to the morgue to see his remains as soon as I heard of the accident," said a former chief of police, "not that I could do any good, but because I felt like shedding a tear over the man, though a clubman, he had given the police department less trou ble than any man, white or black, that had ever run a 'social club' in Seattle." Let those near and dear to Frank Smith be con soled by the high esteem in which he was held by all manner of man in the Puget Sound country as was shown at his funereal ceremonies. Peace to his ashes.