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IDEALS OF OUR OWN There is in progress in this city a doll contest that is more than a mere [contest It is an education. The rea- Ison lies in the fact that the doll con gested for Is a Negro doll, a pretty brown-skinned, crinkly-haired beauty that Is the admiration of all who see it. Even whites have admired the perfection of thiß Negro doll, the pro duct of colored brain and colored workmen. It is not our purpose to extoll the beautiy of the doll so much as to praise the givers of the contest for their foresight in devising such a means of educating the community to our dire need of ideals that are our own. So long has it been the custom for the little Negro child to fondle a blue-eyed, flaxen-haired doll, that the incongruity, the downright tragedy of it, has struck but few. Since childhood is the formative period in which character is Bhaped, no one can estimate the untold harm that has been done the Negro race by thus implanting in children's minds ideals of personal beauty that they could never obtain. Worst of all, the children have showed their kinship to all humanity by being the more chagrined because it was im possible to be flaxen-haireo and blue eyed. The absurd divisions existing within the race based upon degrees of admixture of white blood, have been fostered by the silly practice of thrusting white standards upon -Ne gro children. Let the Negro race be willing to stand up and be counted! I-et it be willing to be weighed! Merit or de merit, vice or virtue, ignorance or wisdom, be ours what it may, we can not make progress under false pre tense. The Negro doll win teach the colored child the lesson of self-re spect. That lesson learned early will eradicate the silly color factions we have, will place all workers, our own and the white, on an equality where they will be judged by their merit and not by color. We have too much ol general denunciation of mack work ers by black people for no other rea son than that some black worker has lacked merit. Shame! Shame! upon a people so lost to self-respect that it despises its own. God should crush us, He WILL CRUSH US, unlesß we place ideals before us that are good, that are attainable, and Ideals that we will approach. PUT THE BRAND ON FAKIRS. There are several enterprises which are being pushed by Negroes in Colo rado which have no substantial bach ing whatever. They are the flimsiest of dreams. The promoters of legitim ate enterprises deserve support. Even when their plans do not turn out as expected and the ventures are not financial successes, the promoters are guilty of no bad intentions. The class of enterprises we do not mean. But the fakirs who travel up and down the state soliciting money from citizens in the name of enterprises purporting to be for the uplift of Ne groes, are a class- apart. They prey upon the kind- feelings which white people have for us; they impose upon their generosity; they are accepted upon their own claims of being worthy; they are making It all the harder tor legitimate Negro charities to be helped because they will bring all under suspicion. We suggest that the ministers of each city take upon themselves the Investigation of pro posals which seek money from the general public, and unhesitatingly de nounce all that are not good. There is no virtue in the dark color of a Negro fakir that makes him any less a rogue because he Is a Negro. CITY NEWS. Madam Patti Brown arrives in the city today and will be. the guest of Mrs. Laura Hill. After her engage ment here Monday, she will sing In Colorado Springs, going there Tues day. Mrs. Bessie Keelan has returned borne from a visit in Omaha. . Mrs. Jas. Abernathy is indisposed. Mrs. Fannie Turner is preparing to go to Balt Lake to stay with her son John. Mr. and Mrs. Clark, former Denver ites, have come to the city from St. Paul sind are stopping with Mrs. J. W »3KK»«~. a former Denverite, now living in Alberta, Canada, spent a few days betw-tbta week. Mrs. Edward Grice has returned to the city. She Is leaving two children in Georgia for the winter. Mrs. C. N. Love of Houston, Texas, is In the city the guest of Mrs. Pbtl tips, stopping at 2531 Clarkson street. She is en route home from California. John Short has so far recovered his health that he has returned to his Work on the road. ■ Mrs. W. A. Gatewood has gone to Eastonville on her annual trip, selling millinery. The Twentieth Century Art club, a new organization, met with Mrs. Bo denheimer yesterday. A distinctive feature of the work of this club is the instructress, who is Mrs. M. E. ulshman. The clubs devoted to art, in their beginning, had white instruct ors. Now the ladles are able to se cure competent Instruction from col ored women, a feature which Is in the highest degree creditable to the race. Mgs. Dlshman is the second woman to be so engaged. The other is Mrs. W B. Townsend, who is instructress in art for the Wednesday Study club. “Madam Busby” and the free set of dishes promise to make a big even ing at Shorter church Wednesday night. It is quite a tussle to see which is the higher drawing card. At any event, a full evening is expected and some one is going to be very happy in the possession of the dishes, as well as being pleased with a good three-act drama. Mrs. G. B. McCarroll of Glenarm place leaves for California in the near future, where she will remain all win ter. Her house will be occupied dur ing her absence by Mr. and Mrs. Eu gene Carter. Rev. Hazell delivers three [lectures on his trip abroad to the Races Con gress beginning Oct. 31, under the au spices of the Sunday Alliance. Dr. Harper Curtis Harris, Rank Hol ly and W. L. Scott went hunting this week. The only thing that died us the result of their trip was one of the tv> o horses. J. S. White, who is on his vacation, Frank Payne and Walter Ewing went hunting this week. Life is fleeting; health is oncert- in. The German American Indemnity As sociation makes your income steady by providing for you in the time of acci dent and sickness. Bert Patrick, its agent is desirous of showing the advan tages of the German American plan. Gil Buford is in the city. Mrs. McNeil was in the city Friday enroute from the Springs to her home n Cleveland. Samuel, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Jan. Russell, is ilk Word comes from Nevada that Mrs. Rose Overton is seriously ill in the Reno hospital. Dr. DeFrantz has gone to Kansas City, Topeka and other near cities on a short vacation. The body of Mr. Anderson, who died last week of tuberculosis, h. been shipped home to Kansas City. Little Lillian, daughter of Mrs. Theta Miller, Is about recovered from her Illness and returns home next week. Little Bonita Scott and Master Ore Marshall will entertain both old and young on the 19th. The smile that will not come < rests upon the faces of the boys at the Railroad Men's and Waiters’ club at 2X49 Curtis street, now that their home is all bright and new. Of course it is not the looks of things only that pleases them. Every appeal to comfort, every additional perfec tion of service makes them glad. DENVERITE HONORED. In the current- number of Current Literature, one of the heavier maga zine*, appear* a picture of the not ables at the Universal Races Con gress, which took place In England the past summer. Denver is gratified to see that Rev. Thomas Hazell was Included In the number of those prot ograpbed, and so labeled. Campbell Chapel Harvest Home Festival and Church Industrial Fair, October 22 to 27. • D. W' Mallard who is no w run insr to San Francisco expect to visit his mother in Taft, Okla., in November. Mrs. John Turner is now at her daughter' Home 2727 California Street preparatoy to going to Salt Lake taking her grandchildren. TH B ; TAT E 0 H-AH-rr DENVER NEWS The Tampa House, modan - and nicely furnished. Mesdamea 'May * Chandler, 2542 Arapahoe at. • Mrs. Susie Brown is convalescing. FOR RENT—Furnished rooms in modern house at 2526 Qlenarm place. Phone Olive 1811. Mose Daniels of Salt Lake passed through the city this week' eh route to Kansas City. James Adams has returned to the city from Cipple Creek. He la stop ping just now with Mr. and Mra* .Mad dox and leaves soon for Kansas'City. FOR RENT —Three-room bouse at 1954 Pearl street. Call at 1948 Pearl street. Mrs. Pollard of Marion street con tinues ill. The Knights of Pythias, under the leadership of Pythias lodge, attended the funeral of Chas. Jones last Sun day and conducted the funeral rites. The services were held at Campbel church, Rev. Williams, pastor, in the presence of a concourse of friends. The bereaved widow and friends, doubly mournful because of the un expected advent of death, had many sympathizers, kindly both In word and deed. Undertaker Lawhorn laid the body in Its last resting place at Fair mount. The i-ureka Literary society ren dered a splendid program last Tues day evening before a good house. All are requested to be present next Tues day, as the following good program is expected: Violin solo, Clarence F. Bryant. Select reading, Miss Margarlte M. Graves. Vocal solo, Harry H. Barnett Select reading. Miss Ada B. Downie. Vocal solo, Frederick L. Clements. Select reading, Miss Nellie F. Eu banks. Plano solo, Miss Edna A. Freeman. Elbert W. Robinson, president. Clarence F. Holmes Jr., secretary. An afternoon tea at West Brea, cafe will be one of the big hits of The Bhow Girls. Miss Aimie Matthews is sure to make a hit in "Klro,” with her Egyp tian dancers. I I MADAM ANITA PATTI BROWN. audience. Her return is certain to The return of Madam Patti Brown, And her with the additional prestige the Chicago queen of song,/who sp* of proven ability. Besides the nun* pears Monday evening at the People's bers she will render, there will be church in a recital, Is the event. In others Interspersed whicn will be musical circles. This Is* the second meritorious. The coming, of moalcal appearance in Denver of this famous artists to Denver has become a regu singer. At her first appearance she lar feature of the cultured side of won the approving plaudits of a fuH, our life that is made the most of. ' F. M. Franklin , 2016 Blake St. Prom our warehouse on the trade, to your home. Tak. Larimer car to Twentieth street Only a two-block walk. JUST A SAMPLE OF OUR EVERYDAY PRICES. HIQHSPERE 27-INCH RUO FOR *#e. A earing of 35c for you. ■ AXMINSTER 27-INCH RUQS POR S1-SO. A earing of 66c for yon. AXMINSTER 8.3x10.# EXTRA QUA LITY RUGS. *17.50. A saving of $7.50 for yos. AXMINSTER »x12 PAIR Y RUGS, $13A0. • A saving of $11.50 for yen..., ’ Bigelow, Hartford, Sloan', and fattk’a beet duality rugs at a saving to you of from $10 to $15 on a: rag. GOOD SOLID OAK DRESS#*. LATEST STYLES, POR MAS. MONEY SAVED for you on °* r “»• of BRASS BEDS U ex ceptionally attractive, and 8* Almost tW two beds tor the re tail price of one. • OUR 1.12 CATALOGUE ftM** UPON REQUEST. 4 Campbell Chapel Harvest Home Festival and Church Industrial Fair, October 22 to 27. The Taka Art Club will met with Mrs. A. M. Ward, next Wednesday af ternoon . Miss Josephine Douglas who has been visiting Mrs. Elulte has returned to St. Louis where she will take up a school. Miss Ecie Whits of Kansas City, Kansas, who has been in the .city for more than a year left Thursday for California. She was accompanied by Miss Velora Hama. Among the sick this week are Mrs. Maloney and daughter Hattie, Mrs. Su sie Davis, Mrs. L. EL Cash, Mrs. Alex. Waller and'Ruth Chambers. —" I Father Brown has a call to San An tonio. Texas and leaves for there this month. The Life Line Club gives a house so cial at 2748 Welton street, Nov. 27. as a benefit for the Harris appeal fund. Wm. Sprague and wife leave the city next week for a trip to the cities in the Missouri valley. Tney will go to Omaha, Kansas City, AJchison and others. Their stay will be nearly three weeks. Mr. Sprague Is one of the oldest employes of the Stearns- Roger Mining Machinery company and Is taking this 11 rat vacation of length in many years. Mrs. Lorena Stone, a childhood companion of Mrs. Maggie Sanford, who has been her guest, has returned to her home in Little Bock, Ark. She has also been entertaining Mrs. Frunklin of Chicago, who was in the city en route to California. Mrs. Hetty Henry of Little Rock is visiting her sister and brother, Mr. and Mrs. Hoggins. Officer U. H. Baker is enjoying the first vacation he has had in several years. He resumes work on the 18th. Campbell Chapel Harvest Home Festival and Cbtarch Industrial Fair, October 22 to 27. Sheet and pillow case masque at [ Dania hall, Oct. 31. YOUR PIANO FREE In case of death to anyone buying a piano from ua, if payments are kept up promptly in our 500 club, in which you can buy a piano for nothing down pnd 10 cents a day, payable weekly,or monthly; piano delivered at ones. TWO YBARS* FREE MUSIC LBS LOOK! LISTEN! ARE YOU GOING TO EAST TURNER HALL • * ON THURSDAY EYE., NOV. 16 YES! WHY? BECAUSE THE WELCOME CLUB IS GOING TO GIVE A ' GRAND BALL . You can Enjoy Yourself 'from 8.80 p. m. to 2a. m. for the Sum of 35 Cents. There will be Good Music, for Goodman’s are the Best, they furnish it and you can Dance to your Heart’s Content. Committee—Chas. Berry. Joe William*, Jaa. Colaton, W. M. Jacob*. D. W. Walker. Good goods. Large Stock. Why pay high prices for Hard ware bought from down town stores. .We give you what we save in rent. THE ECONOMICAL HOUSEWIFE who needs Kitchen Cutlery, Garden Hose, Garden Tools, Paints, Oils and Glass, Screening, and in fact, everything in Hardware WILL SAVE MONEY by buying from THE FIVE POINTS HARDWARE CO. 2643 Welton Street At Five Points - I l WAY SHOE REPAIRING V QEWED MEN’S 08 CENTS ' Boles ladies* so cents C. C. DENNIS. Prop. Plmm IMi 3737 1157 Cfcanpa St THE MUTUAL LAUNDRY IS EQUIPPED TO DO ALL KINDS OF STEAM AND HAND WORK Wet Washing, Rough Dry, Finish Work and Mangla (Flat Wsrlt) L Work Callsd For and Daihrsred phone vork ease as4o washi noton st. the CUT RATE sr J? AL 4 STEAKS MARKET CO. *£&* 1807 WELTON STREET 10c lb. NOT IN THE TRUST BCC Fr..OM ONE CENT PER POUND UP TO TEN CENTO PEN POUND. Buy your meats from us In any amount at wholesale. All steaks of steer bear, lb 10e 11 lb*, prlmc rtb roastfor atoo 14 lbs. ckelee beef, «an be used for ream, steak or. ball, f0r....... gl 00 1« Ibe. flret class rib ballln« beaf for Whole rumps stew beef, large or small, lb. *. Pet roast, any out, your she Ice, lb ’ ’iila Prime rib roast In small amounts, lb ”!'!7l0o ; PORK. Lein perk renal, any amount, lb Perk should#*, whole, lb ai2eT Perk chops, rib or loin, lb.. ”’.!!?lie LAMB. Leg of lamb, any Mae, 1b..... ia * Sh wilder of lamb, JL "" iii. a peuaia iamb steak far » pounds iamb for for *....» !!..‘sh HAMS AND SACON. Hams, half or whole, any alas or any bran* we have, lb ..,.IBe'-N t pounds sugar eurad breakfast baeen, the beet quality .. .mam ) SPECIAL LARD Ol MPOUND SALE. Bpound pall today far ....-.* as, «*** »•« Ms MUCH MEAT PCR LITTLE MONEY SONS given to every purchaser in this club. Come in now, buy before this dub closes; $100 club benefit saved on every piano .purchased, during this Mie. Pianos from $150 up. with. $1.00 dub benefit off. Come in today before the 000 members are enrolled. ■' Columbine Music Co., 010-014 15th St, Charles Bldg., next to Gas and Electric Bldg., Denver, Colo.