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Franklin's Paper The Statesman
Eighteenth Yeah. Campbell cinjRCH Trolley Ride Aug. 8 £l% AZALIA HACKLEY CHORAL CLUB When the audience heard the choral society render "Queen Bather" many thought, for he al talent Its per fectness in stage setting, in dramatic actions and in the musical portrayal of the different attlttdes and clrrum stances of the ancient religious char sclera, could not he excelled. But. at Uoa Baptist church the Chant ssthty ntdttsS "Batshassar" Tuesday night before a crowded con gregatlon of muulc and art lovers, even the most skeptical was con vlnced of the greut musical, dramati cal. artistic and emotional power of Denver's Choral society, the foremost one in the fsr West. So earnestly did the members of the society play their part that upon several occasions the audience could no longer restrain themselves until they gave vent In hearty applause, dcmor.strating their Intense approval of the art and senti ment shown. There were no delays, no balks In the scenery nr In the ac tions of the players, (everything went oIT Just like clockwork. Once or twice when the many voices wore showing, with telling effect, the various musi cal abadea of the combined Boclety, the audience seemed to feel ihc mu steal impulse and catch the inspira tion and ahow It by quietly assenting with Involuntary noils and smiles. "Hall To Belahazxar, the King." the finale chorus, presented s spectacle too powerful to be told. The entire chorus had palms, hailing and wel coming the king, when they were making aome very difficult liuerpreta tlona of the many musical runs. So great waa this last act that the audi ence verily stood upon their feet when the curtain dropped. For indi vidual work the honors were evenly DENVER, COLO., FRIDAY AUGUST 2, 1907. deserved by all, yet one ran see the great improvement of the society since its addition of many new, sweet and useful voices. To the accompan 1st, the stage directress and choral leaders too much praise can not be given and as shown Tuesday night their past efforts were thoroughly ap preciated. Mr. Morgan Jackson did exceptionally well on that occasion The people of Denver are certainly proud of their choral body and will long for another musical treat. DEATH OF MISS LULU DANIELS Miss Lulu Daniels, who died Sun day at her home on Arapahoe street of rheumatism of the heart, was burled Thursday afternoon from Shorter church, of which she was a member. The interment was at Fair mount cemetery. Rev. Dyett was the officiating minister. The deceased leaves a mother and two sisters to mourn her death, with a multitude of sympathizing friends. She was a lov able character, cultured, educated. In dustrious and entirely charming. She used to he a memlier of the choir of the church of which she was a mem ber and was always a good worker. For a long time she has beeu em ployed ns clerk In one of the drug stores and was the main support of her aged mother. The grim angel has removed from us a fair flower, and one that will be long remembered. Undertaker Gilmore was In charge of the funeral. The audience room was filled, even to the gallery and choir loft. Rev. Dyett was at his best and preached a most touching sermon on the life of the deceased. The funeral was sad, the more so because of the profuse floral offerings, whleh mutely protested against the stern summons of death. Mrs. Bell of Omaha, a sis ter. was present. KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS ANNUAL SESSION Tuesday, Wednesday. Thursday and Friday of last week the Grand Ix>dge of the Knights of Pythias was In ses sion in Pueblo with one of the most representative gatherings in its his tory assembled from all parts of th rt jurisdiction. After going over the work done for the past year and lay ing plans for the future, the granu body gave its commendation to the re tiring administration by re-electing \V r R. Bradv of Pueblo as Grand Chan cellor. H. B. Fox of Colorado Springs is Vice Grand Chancellor; H. Jones of Denver, Prelate; D. M. Tannyhil! of Pueblo. Grand Keeper of Records and Seal; L. L. Duncan of Colorado Springs. Master of Exchequer; Dr. .1 H. P. Westbrook of Denver. Grand lecturer; W. H. Benjamin of Pueblo. Grand Master of Arms; Dr. Huff of Pueblo. Grand Medical Director; W. H. Pcnson of Denver, Grand Inner Guard; P. A. Watkins of Walsenburg. Grand Outer Guard; Benj. Hatcher of Puebla. Grand Marshal The next session has been set for Denver. THE GREAT WEST. The Western Negro Mat All the Best of It From An Economical Point of View. A comparison of the opportunities of the East and West for Negroes gives every reason for encouragement* to those who have cast their lot west of the Missouri river. The great bulk of population lies east. It is true, the opportunity for business is the great er where the customers are at hand in great number, but in unity of atm and willingness to sacrifice for one anothers* good, the West is peerless end supreme. The harder conditions Five Cents a Copt that we face has trained us in econ omy of effort and given us a fuller knowledge of the value of money. • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS. Prof. Albert Rosa Telia the Great Progress Made Along Educational Lines at That University. Prof. Albert Ross, director of the business course department of West ern University, Quindaro. Kansas, is in Denver this week to talk with moth ers and fathers who contemplate Bend ing their sons or daughters off to school neat fall. Speaking about the great Improvement being made at Quindaro. Mr. Ross says: "Last win ter the Kansas legislature appropri ated $55,804 for our institution. This summer a new J14.000 building is be ing erected to contain a new black smithing and carriage and wagon making departments, a steam heating and electric lighting plant, and a steam laundry. It has twenty-one teachers, and 300 students will attend next year. Colorado will send down a larger number than ever before. Students are preparing to go next September from Pueblo. Trinidad, Cripple Creek, Colorado Springs. Boul. der. Denver and Santa Ke, New Mexico. It has a concert band, an orchestra, a choral society, four liter, ary societies and various religious and athletic clubs. The business depart ment will have a class of young peo ple at the National Negro Business League at Topeka. August 14-16, to demonstrate their ability as steno graphers and typewriters. It has de veloped two young negro composers during the past year. One, a young lady whose composition has been pub lished and is now ou exhibition at Jamestown Kxposltiou. Another, Den ver s own Clyde Andrews, whoso com position won second place at th* Ib ter-State Literary Society at St Jos eph, Mo., last Christmas.