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THE COLORED ORPHANAGE AND OLD FOLKS’ HOME.
Located at Arvada, Colorado, take Ar-vada car. This institution provides a home for homeless colored children and aged women and men of the race. We alao care for children whose parent, are in service and cannot keep them, at a very small pittance. Any inform* tion can he had by writing a letter or poatal to Arvada, Colorado. Western University -THE LEADING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION FOR NEGROES IN THK WEST • A Faculty of Eighteen Thoroughly Equipped Teacher, from the Le.dlno Institution. In America. MAGNIFICENT BUILDINGS. Staam Heated and Electric Lighted. DEPARTMENTS: Theological, Claa.lcal, Normal. Sub-Normal, Mu.lcal, State Industrial, em bracing course. In Architecture, Carpentry, Mechanical Drawing, Printing, Bookbinding, Tailoring, Bu.lness Course. Dress making, Millinery, Cooking, Laundrylng and Farming. THOROUGH DISCIPLINE, CHRISTIAN INFLUENCE, CAREFUL SUPERVISION. FINE MILITARY BAND AND ORCHESTRA. FOR FULL INFORMATION WRITE TO H. T. KEELING, President Office Phone No. IAS’S PROF. SHELTON FRENCH, Vice-President, Residence Phone No. 15. OF WESTERN UNIVERSITY. QUINDARO. KANS CARPENTRY CONTRACTING BUILDING ERNEST HOWARD SHOP 1021 21st STREET Phono Main 1144 RES. 353 W. WARREN AVE Phona South 862 Estimates and Plans Furnished YOU WILL LIKE OUR TRAIN SERVICE BETWEEN DENVER, COLORADO SPRINGS, CRIPPLE CREEK, PUEBLO AND TRINIDAD particularly on account of its frequency, promptness and pleasing accommodations Block Signals Ballasted Track Dining Cars THE COLORADO & SOUTHERN RAILWAY Phone Main 5341 Residence 1037 20th St. Bstween Arapahoe A Curtis Sts. J. T. FRARY PAINTING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES Paperhanging, Graining, Glazing and Hardwood Finishing Kalsomining, Brush or Spray Work. All Work Promptly Done. Prices Reasonable DNEVER, COLO SPECIAL ROUND-TRIP EXCURSION FARES TO CALIFORNIA POINTS X? PACIFIC NORTHWEST FROM MAIN LINE COLORADO POINTS ON THE The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad “THE SCENIC LINE OF THE WORLD" Aa follows! ASA no to San Francisco, Los Angeies and San Diego, Cal. Tickets on Sale May 12, 13, 14, 1911. IRAfS OH to San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, Cal. One Way via Portland or Seattle. Tickets on Sale May 12, 13, 14, 29, 30, 31, 1911. tten nn to Portland, Ore.. Seattle and Tacoma, Wash. vv and Victoria and Vancouver. B. C. Tickets on Sale May 29, 30, 31, 1941 FINAL RETURN LIMIT, JULY 31, 1911. THROUGH ELECTRIC-LIGHTED PUUMAN OBSERVATION SLEEPING CARS AN D Electric-Lighted Tourist Sleeping Cars BETWEEN DENVER AND SAN FRANCISCO VIA DENVER & RIO GRANDE AND WESTERNIPACIFIC For full particulars, reservations, etc., call on RIO GRANDE AGENT, or address FRANK A. WADLEIGH, General Paeaenger Agent DENVER, COLORADO Phone Main 7947 WM. VOIGTS Watchmaker and Jeweler Witches, Clocks, Jswslry, Silverware, Etc. FINE REPAIRING OF ALL KINDS 611 27th Street, At 5 Points THE STATESMAN GREAT CENTER OF METHODISM Progress and Development of the Denomination In Chicago. SYSTEM OF ELECTIN6 BISHOPS First Hand Information About tho Work of Individual Pastors by One of Their Brethren—Achievements of the Rev. Dr. A. J. Carey, Great Finan cier and Organizer. By Rev. J. M. HENDERSON. D. D. Chicago.—The race has so far de veloped that you can no longer name an Individual and thereby describe a community. Among the blind the man with one eye can easily be king; in a cornfield an oak tree, however scrub like. easily towers, but in a forest of giants only the tree of surpassing growth stands majestic. A man may be great in a little rural district, town or city and yet be but a pygmy when among the men of the great world. The day has passed when the A. M. E. church wili accept as final the estimate of a man placed upon him by the circumscribed little world in which he lives and moves. To be great a man must be torn from his province and stood up side by side with the tall men of the great world. To prevent the election of four more bishops there is no way open except to resort to rotation and brave its dangers. Should it bbtain, farewell to the chance of the honest man to ever reach the front. It is bad enough as it is. and the church is too wise to make it worse. To continue the pres ent system and elect four more bishops and retire two is what will likely be done. There is not one single Individual in all the vast field of the A. M. E. church who stands out in bold relief and appeals to the connectionol eye. Like Samuel, the next general confer ence must go forth on a quest which will bring much that will surprise. Many likely sons may pass unapprov ed, and it may be said, “Are here all BIT. DR. A. 9. CARRY. thy children?” And the answer may be. “There remaineth yet the youncest, and. behold, he keepeth the sheep/* The word of command may be, ‘‘Send and fetch him, for we will not sit down until he cometh hither.” I have had the chance to give sev eral weeks to the first real vacation of twenty-nine years, and I have put In the time making a study of our church and our people at Chicago. Part of the time I have spent In hos pitals and midnight missions and places of amusement—amusement such as draws hundreds from our churches —some of the time at the leading churches of the other race and under conditions where I could get a fair glimpse of the candid opinion the world holds of our churches and men and race. In writing of the Chicago men I want before finishing to tell the* church of the stone wall-like Rev. Jesse Woods. D. D.; of that marvel among pastors. Rev. Iloraco Graves, D. D.; of the pastor, preacher and publicist, the genial Dr. It. E. Wilson; of the well known Dr. W. D. Cooke, pastor of Quinn, and of a number of men of whom the connection Is hound to know of their deeds before many years. I also want to talk of Dr. 3. T. Jenifer, tbe noblest man of his type among us. I will buvo much to say of Dr. Timothy Reeves, P. E.. and of the worth of calm and Just Bishop C. T. Schaffer. M. D.. D. P.. but my first two articles deal with Dr. A. J. Carey and Dr. D. P. Roberts. I know every bishop and all the prominent men of every part of our Church who have been on the stage since 1880, and I can form a fair Judgment of men. I am not now an advocate of any man. but my position Is that of an Independent and rather severe critic, bnt honest, whose de sire Is to picture to the church away from here what I see In local environ ment and coloring. I will begin with Dr. A. J. Carey, because in point of service he is the senior of Dr. D. P. Roberts as a Chicago pastor, although In point of years he Is much younger., It must be kept In mind that Dr, 6 B. F. Watson, secretary of the Church Extension society, is a mem ber of the fourth Episcopal, district, that he is a very popular ex-member of the fifth, that he is held in high esteem throughout the first and is now in the second district and would with out doubt be the favorite of each of these districts should he be placed among any likely number from whom a choice had to be made. Dr. Carey is not a candidate for the episcopate, but because of his splen did record as a church financier his friends will no doubt urge him for the post of financial secretary. What was his work in Georgia and Florida as a pastor the brethren of these states can best tell. It is sufficient for present purposes to say that because of his work and fitness Bishop B. W. Arnett selected him for the pastorate of Quinn chapel, Chicago, which was at that time in terrible financial distress. During his pastorate of six years about $21,000 was paid on the Indebtedness; the pastor's salary was raised from sl6 per week to the princely amount of SI,BOO per year, besides parsonage, etc.; the dollar money was placed at so high a mark that it staggered some of the oldest heads when reported—from SIBO to $Bl5. The congregations be came immense, and the order of serv ice and the method of worship devel oped into models. He introduced the Individual communion service. Dr. Carey was young and full of the fire of youth when he began his great task, and he was matured, strong and full of the masterly power of experi ence when he entered upon the pas torate of Bethel. That Bethel now slightly outranks Quinn chapel in the point of membership, assessments, etc.. is a fact that came about since the administration of Dr. Carey ceased at Quinn. Dr. A. J. Carey during his eleven years’ pastorate of these two great churches did not contentedly confine his labors to routine church work, but became acquainted with and entered heartily into the best activities of the community. He soon formed the acquaintance of the lending men and women of the city of both races who take an interest in public niTulrs and was thus able not only to raise, thousands of dollars for the church, but also was able to do heroic service for the race in many ways. It was largely through his efforts that interest was aroused and steps taken which prevented the extradition of Steve Green. This notable achieve ment is but one among scores of like character. lie is a member of the board of di rectors of the Chicago Law and Order league and of the advisory board of the Anti-saloon league. He has pre sided over Republican nominating con ventions In this city. During the great peace congress held in this city it was through Dr. Carey that the only Afro-American on the program was given a place, and this was our own distinguished educator and orator. Professor 11. T. Ken ling. And at the great banquet held that evening in the gold room of the Au ditorium hotel, nt which there were United States cabinet officers and en voys from every nation on earth. Dr. and Mrs. Carey were the only repre sentatives of the Negro race present. When the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln was celebrated in February. 1909. Dr. Carey was appointed by his honor Mayor Fred A. Busse ns the representative of his race on that committee and giv en entire charge of the Afro-Ameri can part in this historic event. He planned and presided over the great meeting, one of the largest of our race In the history of the world, in which more than 13,000 people gath ered In and around the Seventh regi ment armory. The complete story of this celebra tion is found in a volume of 500 pages, entitled “Abraham Lincoln—the Trib ute of a Century.” In this volume beth the addresses of Dr. Carey—one, “The Unfinished Task,” and the other, “The Other Side of the Question”—are preserved along with fifty-eight other addresses by such eminent men ns Governor Woodrow Wilson. United States Minister W. J. Calhoun and others. Colonel Wllllhm McChesney. compiler of the work, declares that the two addresses of Dr. Cnrey were among the best delivered on that oc casion and selected ns two out of the sixty selected from over 2,000 Lincoln day addresses. He is still a young man of sound health, wonderful physique and mag netic presence. His appearance and voice have caused many white people to liken him to the widely und well known Dr. Gunsaulus. He is capable of performing vast tasks and is of greut courage, cnlm in action, prompt and thorough in execu tion. faithful to the smallest detail and always genial and kindly of spirit. Whatever may be said in criticism of the manner which he has of under taking much more than the mere rou tine work of u pastorale, the fact is he has thrived under the strain of his great labors. Ills habits of life are well regulated and sound, and he gives promise of many years of energy and power. He is now pastor of the institutional church and Is doing a great work in that all but abandoned field. The In stitutional church can be developed Into the greatest church of the race. Cemmtnoement at Kayavilla School. The commencement exercises of the Keysville (Va.) Mission and Industrial school, of which Professor Allen J. Goode is principal, were held on Wed nesday. April 26. Members of the graduating class who spoke were George F. Tyler. Roy F. Walker. Charles J. Wart man and Miss Vir ginia U. Alexander. GOOD CLOTHES WHETHER CUSTOM MADE OR TAILOR MADE NOBBY IN STYLE AND PERFECT IN FIT AT THE QUALITY CLOTHES SHOP 1015 SIXTEENTH ST., opposite Tabor Grand J. R. CONTEE, Pres. & Manager FRANK N. ROGERS, Asst. Manager Resident Phone York 1669 R. E. HANDY. Licensed Embalmer. The Douglass Undertaking Incorporated. Bonded to the city. Phone Main 6123 1023 Nineteenth Street ■Phon. Main 8243 Mrs. J. J. Stafford, Lady Assistant FIRST AID TO THE lEREAVED IH THE RUE OF THE Parlors 1921 Arapahoe Street CURTIS M. HARRIS . g-hstaiar Funeral Director IUCOBSOO UTiDIHTUr Colored Soldiers For National Guard. Assumhlymnn Covlllicr him receutly introduced a bill In the legislature at Albany. N. V.. providing for the or ganization of n regiment of colored men. The measure hns already re celved the fnvornble consideration of the war department. The colored cit izens of Note York dly and vicinity have been advocating such a measure for the pnai six months. The addition of a regiment of a thousand colored soldiers to the national guard of New York will mean mnch. THE STATESMAN ALWAYS tfAS ROOM FOR YOUR NEWS. IF YOU WILL CALL 'PHONE MAIN 7906. s°/ MONEY for HOMES /° SIMPLE INTEREST Own your home at v. monthly pay ment less than rent. We will loan you money at 5 per cent, simple In terest per annum to buy. build. Im prove or pay off mortgage on real estate. $9.65 per month Is the aver age return pavment. Interest and prin cipal. on a thousand (SI.000.00) dol lar loan. Other amounts In propor tion. We also loan on business property, interest charged only on balance due on loan each year; therefore interest payments decrease annually. m N N T l V r a Easiest method of paving for im proved property. Loans made in any good town. Literature free. Write today. Dept. R. THE COLORADO CONTRACT INVESTING CO., Suite 405, Quincy Bldo. Denver, Colorado. Or Raymond A. Clark, 365 G Zuni. Phone Gallup 857. Denver phono. Main 8078. 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