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The above cut is the latest photo graph of Madam C. J. Walker, the wonderful hair grower and scalp spec ialist of Denver, who Is now In Louis ville. Ky., after having spent eleven months In the various southern states, Including Old Mexico. Madam Walker left Denver September 15th, in com pany with her husband to place her wonderful hair grower on the market in reach of the thousands who need It. Regardless of all opposition and the many obstacles that have been placed in her way, she has successfully over ridden them and has achieved a greater success than has any other woman in her line. Madam Walker Is a woman of whom the race should feel proud and especially the Negroes of Denver, as she was the first to bring hair growing to this part of the country. When she came here, two years ago and told the people she could grow hair, she was laughed at. Now It has become a recognized fact not only In Denver, but In nearly every state In the union, the proof of the worth of her goods Is the present Western Star Lodge No. 128 at its meeting Tuesday night selected as its delegates to the State Grand Ix>dge. which meets August 111 at Colorado Springs. Tllford McAllister, G. R. Cllngman and J. C. Jones. Miss Killian branch of Louisville, Ky., w is the guest of honor at a din ner party given at the Rhine Cafe Monday evening. The host. Mr. John Conway had invited to meet Miss Ilrsm.h some of the elite of the city and the event was in every way up to hla reputation as an effeient and chsrmlng host, THE STATESMAN, DENVER. COLORADO. demand, which exceeds thirty gallons per day. which increase will necessi tate her retiring from the road and establishing a factory for the manu facture of her goods in the very near future. Mr. and Madam Walker have met and been entertained by some of the best people of this country. They have had wonderful success, both fi nancial and social. They were very royally entertained at Knoxville, the old home and birth place of Mr. Walker, and has been the guest of honor at three receptions given while in Louisville. They were also royally entertained cn the eve of their departure from Dallas, Texas, by Mrs. Ella Noble and Miss Julia L. Caldwell, to which Dal las’ most exclusive set was invited. If they succeed in the future as they have in the past, within a few years they will be numbered among the most wealthy Negroes In this coun try. To them luck, health and wealth. Address all communications to Madam C. J. Walker, i!310 Lawrence street. Mrs Chas. Wicks entertained last Friday afternoon In honor of her guests. Mrs. Welkins and Mrs. Rich ardson of I)es MolneH, by inviting a number of ladies to participate In a bonnet party. Aside from the usual features of an afternoon at home, there was the making of fashionable headwear from fancy paper. Several handsome designs were submitted. Mrs. Tony Bell was the best and won first prise, Mrs Watkins second, Mrs. E. Morris third, and Mrs. Richardson i was awarded the booby. Mesdames \YII Brown, R. Frailer, N. Childs and Mr. W. Tasker went fishing to Barr last Saturday. Central church is pretty in its new decorations and its new pews. A finer interior is not in the west. The pastor and congregation are keeping onward now that they have left the mortgage days behind. Mrs. A. Vanders Is sick. Mr. Van ders Is conducting a nice shining par lor and refreshment emporium at 1840 Arapahoe street. Mts. Thos. Glover and Mrs. Henry James of Wichita are coming to visit Mrs. Minnie Robinson. MANITOU, COLO. Mrs. Maria Nickens of Denver is spending a week with friends. Prof. J. G. Ish, principal of Caiptal Hill high school. Little Rock, Ark., accompanied by his niece. Miss Mar ietta Kidd, arrived last Sunday to take in the sights around Pike’s Peak. Mrs. J. P. Simpson and son Henry of CoffeyvlUe, Kan., are in Manitou for the latter's health. Mrs. Victoria Head was called home to St. Louis Monday. Mrs. Head baa spent two seasons with her aunt. Mrs. Hubbard, and expects to return in the spring with her daughter. Miss Viola Burley of Enjula, I. T., is a recent arrival. Mrs. Victoria Head chaperoned Misses Barley and Jones to the Half Way house August 4th. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jlussull will spend the remainder of the season in Manitou. GRAND JUNCTION NOTES. Mrs. T. P. Langon and daughter Lottie, and Miss Bessie Price, left on Monday to visit the Jamestown exposition. Mtb. Millie Alexander has returned from Tonopah, Nev., after a lengthy stay of some months. She Is still a Colorado booster, however. Mr. John Newman and young son have been on a three weeks’ tour of the west. Mrs. Silvester Reed's small children have the scarlet fever. Miss Bertha Pitts of Montrose is In the city and has had the misfortune to be quarantined with her sister, Mrs. Reed. Quite a number of the elite plan to take In the Salt Igike excursion on the 15th. I>id you hear about the big fish caught by the Hineses and others, last Sunday. For particulars ask Jim Harris. Mr. T. Herron’s cleaning and dying parlors are doing a line business. The Misses Newman have returned after several weeks’ visit to Colorado Springs. They report a splendid time. Mrs. John Mapps will serve the big banquet of 400 people, during the ses sion of the white Methodist confer ence the first week in September. Mrs. Thomas Fields was called to Denver owing to the severe Illness of her mother. Mr. Muxro Miller spent the day In Olenwood Sunday. Madams Newman and Woodward are spending a week In Olenwood Springs. We yet have no church services In Brand Junction, although the popula tion numbers over a hundred soula. DENVER CONCERN WINNING FAIR FAME ABROAD. Ever since the early nineties there have been Denver Insurance con cerns getting members outside of the state, and in many cases causing a blot t ofall upon Denver as a result of their inequitable adjustment of claims. One of the worst offenders in this line was the Great Western Acci dent Association, but which reorgan ized under another name. When there have been so many of these licensed free-booters preying on people It Is a pleasure to And a con cern like the Commonwealth Life, which gives every man protection In surance at the same rates and does not discriminate against colored peo ple. - -1 - /. They have Just received the follow ing letter with an application for In surance from a clergyman In Mt. Ver non, 111. The letter speaks for Itself: "Mt. Vernon. 111. “Commonwealth Life Assn., Denver, Colorado: ''Gentlemen—ln making applica tion to you for Insurance I wish to explain at least in part my reasons, nrst. the good words you have from policy holders all over the country; second, the liberality of your Insur ance and the advancing money to members during disability. This Is a new thing In accident Insurance, and to me a splendid Idea. I feel sure that we will meet with the same fair ness as you have shown so many others. 1 am yours respectfully "N. T. LANE. "Pastor Corinthian Baptist Church. 417 Grand Are." When our Denver Insurance asso ciations receive such letters as this It speaks most highly for their fair deal ing, The Commonwealth Life has frown until It now numbers over one thousand member* In Denver alone. This, In four years, shows what they are doing. We have Inst our sister, our friend. And one of our commandent generals among the women of the town. One mother ran say, "I have lost my right hand, Not of yesterday but my right hana of many long years. Many lhanka to her friends who cov ered her over with flowers, Decked her with garlands, that sister of ours; "Lying so silent by night and by day Sleeping the years of her womanhood away. Years she had marked for the Joya ol her Mends, Years she must In the sloth of the grave. All the bright laurels she fought to make bloom. Fell to the earth when she went t* the tomb." The spring time will come, and go; The rain will melt Iho frost and snow; Time will heal the wound that bleeds so fresh to-day. But the memory of thut dear young sister's face. Time will never away. MRS. EMILY DANIELS, MRS. MATTIE ADAMS. MRS. JOHN W. BELL. MRS 000. C. SAMPLE.