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SEDALIA, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, JULY ?,9
RACE DOINGS of OUR. STATE.
'Cliftin$s from Exchange Correspondence From Nerby Town
Here, There, a.nd Everywhere.
STATE FAIR SPEED EVFNTS.
The Missouri Grand Circuit
$80,000 In Pursos.
The Missouri (J rami Circuit,
on"crinR$800,000on speed events,
is the largest racing circuit in the
world, except the Eastern Grand
Circuit. It will furnish twelve
weeks of continuous racing oer
the best tracks west of the Mis
slssippi river, and with mcui hers
that have earned a reputation for
-fair treatment of premiums.
These favorablccondiiions, to
gether with the liberal purses
vff er cd, will encourage patronage
Irom the btst horsemen and se
cure entres of the speediest turf
performers. T'.ie Missouri
States Fair is a member of this
circuit, and with her excellent mile
trick, modern barns, each suppli
ed with water, and other con
ven icttce, should give the best
race meeting ever held in Mis
souri. No bookmakiug or pool
selling will be pretnittcl on the
!State fair Grounds. Racing
events are clean contests of
pced and endurance. The State
Fair management opens these
purses with a viewof improving
the great American road horses,
;tnd for the entertainment of vis
itors, but under rules enforced
tiy an eflicenl police, prohibits all
The high character of turf per
fomcrs entered with the State
4tir, and the spicuiid tiu:k, as
sures the breaking ol track re
cords, uusurpassed entertain
ment for visitors, and a week" of
royal sport for the. admirer of the
liorsc, and Mmse who enjoy speed
Good Offer Declined.
Prof. J. II, Kenncr, principal
of Marshall's colored schools, re
cently received a good offer
from Mexico, Mo., which wc arc
pleased to say he did not accept.
Marshall can illy afford to lose
so capable a man. Marshall
Head of Ticket Changed.
The executive committee of the
Negro Liberty party met in St.
Louis Wednesday and removed
the name of W.T.Scott from the
head of their ticket and put in
its stead the name of Hon. Geo.
15 Tavlor of Ottumwa, Iowa, Mr.
Taylor is an honorable man of af
fairs who has lived for many
years in the irreat state of Iowa
and possesses considerable abili,
The Vinrinia Passemrcr and
Power Company, which operates
"Jim Crow" street car lines in
Richmond and in scteral other
cities in that state, has been
placed in the hands of receivers.
For the past three months the
selfrespeeting colored people of
Richmond refused 10 ride in its
"Jim Crow" cars and the result
is that it is unable to jay its debts
A Surprise Party Marshall's Elite
The Mount Calvary Flee Bap
1ist educational society give a
Very pleasant suprhe July 20, in
lionor of the Rev. J. Patton Mc
Donald of Alabama, and Prof.
Willam Ilobbs of Hannibal.
The evening was spent in inno
centamuscment and an excellent
program was rendered under the
supervision of Mrs. Geneva Hus
ton and Miss Mattie Williams.
The Revrend McDonald, after re
covering from the effects of the
sudden suprisc, arose amid great
Applause and modestly thanked
the good people for their kind
ness. This social event took
place at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis Presley, two of Marshall's
most highly respected citizens.
The guests were, Misses Mat
tie Williams, Sadie Lee, Carry
Willains, Laura Freeman; Mes
damcs Edna Kennedy, Sarah
Lewis. Sarah Walker, Julia Pre
ley, Geneva Huston and Mr.
Karnest Kennedy and Prof. II.
George R. Smith College.
Colleje, Academic, Normal,
Commercial. Art Music.
Elocution 41 Industrial.
Fall term opens Sept. 20.
L. Lowe, D. D.Ph. D Pres.
A Hitfk-Grade Christiana School.
Thorough Instruction, Expenses Low.
Lincoln Institute. g
The Alabama Federation of
colored womens clubs, have clos
ed a successful annual meeting
held at Mobile, Ala. Br a letter of
greetings from the Minister's
union of Birmingham, to the wom
ens Federation of clubs, we learn
that this union employs a proba
tion officer at a salary of CU0 per
month. Who is recognized by
the criminal court, says the" Mo
bile Kxpress, to look after the
bors who arc arrested. Ll aici ce
ment between the ministers and
thv court, all boys under 14 years
of ai;e are turned over to the pro
bation officer who looks after
them and secures homes for tho.se
who have none. About 200 boys
have in this way been saved from
prison and the chain gang. The
report of the treasurer a balance
on hand from last year, SI 16. 12.
grand total collected from refor-
matory purposes only is $fJ4,77.
The Federation will meet at
Greenvill.e Ala., next year.
Thru an investigation occa
sioned by protest sent up from
Nee roes thrihout the united Stat
es, the 1st. Leiut, 4tb. Cav. U. S.
A. military sec. has resinged by
request from higher authorities-
The letter he wrote to Col.
John R. Marshall, of the Col. 8th.
Inf. I. N. G. which caused the be
lief that Negroes were di scrim-
inated against at the World's
E'air, was the cause of his res
ignation being demanded.
Missouri State School For Co'ored Youth
5 ' College, Normal, Industrial, Domestic,
Classical, College, Preparatory, Normal, Sub-Normal, -y
ai Model Training School, Music. ( Instrumental, Vocal),.1!?
Drawing, (Fine Arts und Mechanical) , Carucsstry. Wood-
eg working, Blacksinithing. Ma"cuin:ry. Shoc-Jnaking, Farming- (j
v .11111 uiu ucmng, i-ruiiing, x ypewriiniK, aewing, oooKiugauu go
op Good Location. Free Tuition. New Dnrmitorips
d Modern Improvements, UwShiinRra Ileated by Steam, Diplomas J?
"I1 a r 1 triUimtki 4 r ttr ik In an U tltt1ii u V .si !ti ltk lain 4 A
2 TERM begins on Monday, Sept., 5th. BOARD very W
tR reasonable. A few.deserviug students secure work by which j&
they can earn their way. . 'jj
t For Catalogues write to HiixjAMiN I'rankUn Ali.uk, A. M.. a
PRiainiT. Jefferson City, Mo. jj
Grand Lodge Delegation of K. P.
Friday afternoon, at 4:10 a dele
gation of 100 K. I'., men and
women, passed thru our city in
two special coaches, handsomely
decorated. G rand Chancellor
Lloyd and his able assistants de
clared this session of the Graud
Lodge, at Joplin, to be the best,
iu the history of Missouri pyth
ianism. . That this organization
is doing excellent work for racial
advancement, may be known by a
careful study of their quarterly
reports. Brother Lloyd was re
elected Graud Chaucellor and
Biatca mat ue was not alter a
committeeship from the republi
cans at St. Joe.
The. Democratic convention of
North Carolina, killed by an over
whelming majority the resolution
demanding a division of the school
funds between the race, on the
basis of taxation, thus putting
themselves on record as favoring
the education ofnhe Negro.
Muskogee, I, T. is to have an
other Negro enterprise a cloth
ing store. The colored people of
the, Territory are quite progress
ive. The firm name isBruncr
and Anthony, the fomer, a creek
native the later a South Caroli
A. M. E. CHURCH at HIGG1N5VILLE, MO
SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 1904.
1st 10 to 11 o'clock, Congregational Singing.
2nd 11 o'clock, Sermon delivered by
liev A. A. Gilbert, Lexington, Mo.
3rd --3 o'clock, Sermon will be delivered by
Rev. F. J. Peck, Kansas City, Mo.
4th 8 o'clock, Sermon will be delivered by
Key. Wm. Alexander, Sedalia, Mo.
Rev. J. D. Barksdale, P. E.. Rev. L. L. Dean, of
Marshall, Mo., and J. II. Allen of 'Independence,
Mo., will assist in the services.
Fare from Kansas Clty'Round Trip
will be Roduced to SI. 60
One Faro from Slater and Marshall
EXCURSION FROM SEDALIA.
Committees will serve Breakfast, Dinner and Supper on
the ground. J-.verbody will be invited to Higginsville that
day. We hope everybody will bring us liberal donations
as "we desire to raise the last dollar on that day. We
shall endeavor to make it pleasant for all.
TR.USTKES1 J&lie Greenwood, I te.l Utrlon, John Smith, Perry Dtvii. Al I'rknk
in. Arthur Grovo ind Gcorje Lindiajr. I!CV. J, F.SAGE, Pailor,
As we go to press, the famous
4 Rag Time'uusic writer, Scott
Joplin, isarranginga program of
his own compositions and will
render same at Liberty Park hall
Tuesday evening'. Mr. Joplin 's
music is played by all the leading
musical clubs and organizations
thru-out the United States. We
hope the music lovers have given
him a good audience, which will
both show appreciation for, and
given encouragement to him in
his noble efforts.
By a misunderstanding one of
the local dailies advertised the
Scott Joplin musicale for Whites
only. Mr. Joplin wishes to state
that tt was an error, and should
have read instead, "White
Mr. Walter Finlev, of Tcffcrson
city a student of Lincoln Insti
tute payed our office n visit last
Monday afternoon. He was the
guest of Rev. G. W. Ball. Mr.
Finley left for Kansas City Tues
day morning, to spend the sum
All Fourth of August Stand
Privileges must he takon be
fore Saturday July 30th.
Soo H. G. Phillips,
116 W. Main Streot.
Wanted A girl between the
ages 12-14 yrs; one who desires
a good home. Apply by mail to
Mrs. Maggie Brown(col).
The picnic at Smithton attract
ed quite a crowd from Sedalia.
M. B. CONFERENCE,
Tbc work in the North-wc3t in
our churches with a few excep
tions is doing excellent. The
Blackburn circuit Bro. William
Porter pastor. Is succeeding bt
vond expectation. The people
arc rallying nicely to the work of
the Church m every department.
The people are expecting to com
mence work on their new church
building in a few weeks. At
Pleasant Grove Bro. J. W.
Rhodes is doinggood work. His
Second Quarterly meeting w- a
success. Rev. G. W. Ball held
this meeting nnd repona good
work, among the members in the
church. Salt Poud Bro. John
son, has recently assumed the
pastorate of this church. The
church is doing fairly well. The
future otitMook howtVer seeming
ly is bright. Rev. Williapr Divers
officiated at the second Quarter
ly meeting. Waverly Bro. C.
Tayes, 5s doing a splendid year's
work. The Second Quarterly
meeting Was held July 16-17-with
good results. One joined the
church and the collections were
in advance of the 1st. Quarter.
Wellington, is one of our bust of
the smaller charges, Bro. Green
Enyour is doing a good year's
work. The benevolent collec
tions arc coming up splendidly
along all lines, the church is
spiritually alive. Odessa with
Bro. Monroe Dennic at the head
is leading the congregation to
victory with 32 members. At
this.point on the circuit their first
rally on the second Sunday in
July amounted to S75.
Lexington, where Bro. R. II.
Young is pastoring, the church
is doing good work, the debt on
the church for rcniodling is being
cancelled. The second Quarter
ly meeting was a great success
in every way.
We held our Second Quarterly
meeting at Marshall July 23-24
Rev. A. H. Higgs and his good
people are doing successful work
and success is always expected
there. W. II. Smith, P. E.
Rev. J. F. Sage, of Higginsville
Mo, was in town Monday adver
tising the opening dedication of
the A. M. E. church, of which he
is paster. He has us to carry
the program for him, which in
dicates that if one wishes to get
his advertising into the homes of
Central Missouri Negroes, he
must put it there thru the Con
servator. The young people of the Free
Baptist Church gave an excellent
entertainment at the D. O. II. hall
last Friday night. The lending
features of the evening were
three drills ably and wrll exe
cuted. Rev. Bums and his mem
bership 01 neroir worliers are
untiring in their efforts to sue
The U. B. 1 and S. M. T. lod
ges, held a beautiful installation,
jointly, last Thursday night, at
D. O. II. nail. Dr. C. S. Walden
waa installed master of the U. B.
F's. and Mrs, Vina Williams as
princess of theS. M. T's. J. II.
Williams, D. M. G. and S. T.
Pettigrew, G. M., conducted the
Rev. J. W. Summers, of Ed
wardsville, III., spent scvarl
days last weeks witli his mother,
Mrs. Winnie Taylor. Rev. Sum
mers is an able pastor connected
with fhe A. M, K. Church,
Thu excursion which was billed
to leave the Mo. Pac. Station for
Knob Nostcr, on last Saturday,
fellthru as there were not enough
passengers to go the train was
Mrs. Francis Sande.s, of St.
Louis and Mios Viola Perkins of
Troy, Mo., were the guests of
Mrs. Arris Abbott on west Mor
gan St., last week.
s Mrs. Sbeiton French departed
Tuesday tnornlag for St. Joseph,
Mo., oa a abort visit.
Rev. H. Green, of Marsh ill,
passed thru (rom Clinton, Friday
morning. He made his usual visit
to our office and left oa dollar
for the Conservator. '
C. H. Robinson, of Mt, Moriab,
attended Lbs joint installation at
U. B. F. and S. M. T. lodges here,
nM 1 ..!.,.!
J. uurauay iiiiii.
Best loe Cream tad Cssfee.
Hons available willb ervd
at Coates k Wllhites' stand,
at Liberty Park. Aug. Fourth,
A picnicat Mrs. Martha Allen's
Saturday, all had a joyful time,
Mrs. Samuel Clark entertained
a number of young folks Sunday,
and little jowisaud Pearl Stcyer
son entertained some little folks.
Mr. Lee Roy Huston, is con-
valesccnt Irom a recent sickness.
Sunday's visitors and where
they were entertained: Mis Geo.
Olliver, by Mrs. Agnes Shannon;
Missas Fannie Robecson, David
Allen, Fanny Allen, Messrs, Wm.
Roberson, and Richard Allen, by
Ester and Sadie Clark; Jas. Joncsr
at Mr. Jink Fletchers; Mrs. Min.
nie Reed and Mr Ed. Allen; Mr.
Wm. Hayes, with Miss Leola
Jones; Joe Matlock, with Miss
Blanche Price. Mr, Bob. Stever
son passed thru Sunday for
Blackburn, rcturing in thceveing.
Mr. A. Ham, of Malta Bend Sui
The good citizens of Smithton
enjoyed a very pleasant outing,
last Saturday. Prof. J. B. Simp
son and Gillie Lyles had arranged
an old time picuic for every body.
Many Sedahans were present
as Well as large delegations f ronx
Mt. Moriah and the surrounding
country. The Base Ball fans
irom Sedalia, Mt. Moriah and
Sedalia fanned a combination of
two teams that played an axcell-
ent game of ball. At 8 p. m. W.
II. Huston addressed the aud
ience of the l'ving issues of the
day-after which many skipped
the light fantastic until a late
SOUTH GROVE ITEM.
We enjoyed a fine rain Mot
day evening which was much
needed by the farmers. Sunday
School is doing nicely here the
pupils arc interested and Prof.
Stcverson is discharging his duty
his friends regret to know he
will take his departure in the
near future for Nashville Tennes
see to enter Meharry Medical
College to take a Doctors course
his many frieuds wish him much
success. Masdames. Birddie
and Ella Shannon Mary Baker
Malissia Jones Ella Smith Fannie
Shannon and Miss Rosa Jones
Messrs Henry and Edmon Shan
non Ilarvy Smith Turner Baker
were guests of Mr. and.Mrs. Sam
uel Shannon Sunday. Mr. Eug
aue Jones, one of Lincolns In
stitute's bright young men, ac
compahied by his brother, Mas
ter Emmet, Misses Dora Poll
ard, M. Blackburn, of Sweet
Springs. Mr. Thornton and
wife, Mr. Wm. Austiu were call
ers at the Steversou home Sun
day. The M. E. Church h pre
paring for an aftci noon and eve
ning picnic for July 30th. Speak
ing will be had at the occasion.
Mrs. Lizzie Guthrie, who has
been sick for quite a while, we
are glad to report her convales
cent. The M. K. church rally
netted $15.57 Sunday. Once
more the grim visitor-death
-comes, and takejway from u,
our beloved little Auua May Eah
ard, age 1 year, 4 month. She
had been sick for a long time.
Jas, Wilson made a quick trip
to Higginsville Sunday. Mrs.
Annie Warren was with bci'
many friends here Sunday.