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IN SAFE HANDS Success of Or. <J. W. Rankin In New Field. UP THROUGH DIFFICULTIES. Born of Slave Patents Without Shelter on a Mississippi Plantation, Learned to Read From Blue Back Spelling Book, Became Pastor, Presiding El der and Secretary of Missions. By CHARLES ALEXANDER. Many of the men of prominence in the Negro race today still carry the Hears of slavery upon their tacks. In deed, most of the Negroes of real dis tinction. those who have rendered val uable uplift service, have come out of the awful thraldom, up from slavery, and have known the terrible woes and sorrows of the system. But these men have made their way up from durkness to light, from pov erty to comparative plenty, from ig norance to eulightenraent, from pagan ism to Christianity, because they early realized that there is no royal road to success. These men represent a type. Rev. .Inmes W. Itankin, D. D.. the preseut secretary of the missionary depart ment of the great African Methodist Kplseopnl church, located at 61 Bible House, New York, is one of the type Just described. He is a man of splen did business ability. lie shows cour tesy without condescension, affability without familiarity, self sufficiency without selfishness. Dr. Itankin was tarn in an open field on a plantation In Mississippi while bis humble slave mother was still at work under the watchful eyes of a heartless taskmaster. The mother and Infant were taken to their cabin by fthelr slave companions. Young Kankln eijH.‘rienced all the trials and hard ships of the child In slavery. Ills father was a tanner and tanned all the leather from which shoes were made for more than 150 slaves on his master's planta tion While yet in slavery his mother DR JAMES W. RANKIN. purchased with money she hnd wived from the snle of opes n blue backed spelling book from which the boy learned to read. A short while after the emancipation of the slaves Hr. Hankin'* father sent him to a country school The first In splrntlon which he was able to pet out of Ills contact with his teacher wns the importance of building up his own character. Later he entered the city school at Memphis, Tenn. After finishing the public school he entered Lnuioyne In stitute. founded by the American Mis nlonary association, lie was not able to finish Ids course in this institution on account of the death of his father. In 1877. while in Rrookhnven. Miss., he Joined the A. M. K. church and dur ing the same year was licensed to preach by the Itev. M. T. Newton. In 1878 he Joined the annual conference nt Friar l’oint, Miss., and was as signod to n small church at Harrison Mission, Mlnh., where with but eight members he started Ills life work. Re fore leaving this charge be had built a good chtlrch and added over 100 mcm bers to the church. Dr. Rankin has since served Ills denomination ns pns tor nnd presiding elder in Mississippi, Tx>ulsinnn and Texas. The high dignitaries of the A. M. F church recognized Ills worth when at the last genernl conference they elect ed him to the Important position of sec retary of missions, with headquarters nt 01 RIMo House, New York city. When I>r. Rankin assumed Ills duties he discovered that there wns no money oil hand with which to pay the hills standing ngnlnst the department. There were no funds out of which he wns to receive Ills salary or to pay the office force, to say nothing of the hundred or more missionaries In the foreign field to be paid. The responsibilities of Dr. Rankin’s office nre almost overwhelming, but ho has handled the difficult problems of the office In n masterly manner. He has not only kept tho workers In the foreign fields, paid his own salary and the salaries of his office force and the printer's bill# for publishing the Voice of Missions, but he has been able to par oft many of tho old kills. TRAINING SCHOOL NOTES. High Standard of Community Lifo In a North Carolina Town. Durham, N. C.—The community life of Afro-Americans in this section is above the average communities in the south. The cause of this Is the ener getic settlement work and the effec tiveness of the propaganda being dis seminated py the National Religious Training school, this city. The less fortunate element of the race is espe cially co-operating with this great insti tution In making the condition of Afro- Amercans better as far as possible. This year, 1913, the school has the largest attendance in Its history. There are students from Africa, some of the islands of the seas and a in iber from the various states of the union. The enrollment in the boarding department Is about 200. These students are tak ing an active part in making the spirit of the institution felt in every section of this city where Afro-Americans are to be found. The officials of the school are reveal ing their splendid enthusiasm and with the strong faculty are making the National Religious Training school really unique in its scope and peculiar mission to develop the well qualified teachers and industrial workers. From present Indications the forth coming summer school of this institu tion, which will begin this year on June 18 and close July 27, will far sur pass nil previous summer school ses sions held since the founding of the Institution. BISHOP TURNER RESIGNS. Senior Prelate of the A. M. E. Church Quits Active Service. At the semiannual meeting of the bishops* counsel of the A. M. K. church recently held in Charleston. S. C.. Bish op ITenry McNeal Turner, who is in charge of the work of the denominn tion in the state, tendered his resigna tion. Bishop Turner is the senior prel ate of the African Methodist church in America and is possibly over eighty years of age. He has long been noted as a fearless champion of the constitutional rights of the race and is well known through out America. Kurope and West Africa. Several prominent men in the denomi nation are for promotion In view of Bishop Turner's resignation Among such are Itevs. C. J. Tucker. J. C Caldwell and I»r. .1.1 Morntit. W. T. Vernon, president of Camp bell college; W. W. Allen, president of Allen university: W. A. Fountain, president of Morris Brown college, and A. 1.. Gaines, who is winding up h most successful five years as pastor of Trinity A. M K. church. Baltimore I>r. Gaines was educated at Atlanta university and tlanimon Theological seminary He !•* wldelx known. HOUSES AND ROOMS FOit RENT Two unfurnished rooms with use of kitchen, at 2737 California. FOR RENT —One large front room with alcove, suitable for man and wif© or two gentlemen, in a modern house/ phone York 4032. Mrs. Ma son. FOR RENT —Two furnished rooms, strictly modern, at 2431 Ogden street. Phone York C 347. Mrs. Grimes. FOR RENT —Furnished rooms in strictly modern house. The Douglas, at 225 S street. Transients, 25c, 50c. 75c; permanent, $2 to $3 per week. THE DUMAS. Rooms for -rent, permanent and transient. Dinner from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. Mrs. T. Anderson. 2148 Cur tis street. FOR ’RENT —Furnished rooms in modern house at 2222 Curtis street. Mrs. Howard Steele, phone Olive 1608. HOPEWELL’S HAIR HEALTH The wonderful new dressing for kinky or curly hair. Its use makes stubborn, harsh hair softer, more pliable and glossy, easy to comb and put up in nny style the length will permit. Write for testimonies telling how thiß remarkable remedy makes short, kinky hair grow long and wavy; best dressing on the market for dandruff, itching of the scalp and falling out of the hair. Beware of imi tations. Clot the genuine put up in 50c. and $l.OO Jars Sold by Druggists or sent direct on receipt of price. THE HOPEWELL CO. Dept. 23. Box 2757, Roston, Mass. FREE COUPON NAME STREET No CITY or P. O STATE Cut out this coupon and mail it to Tho Hopewell Co., Dept. 23, Box 2787 Boston, Mass., a Free Letter of Advice regarding “H. H. H.” will be sent you pre paid. Agents Wanted Everywhere. FOR RENT—Furnished room in a modern house, man or man and wife. 2355 Ogden Btreet. FOR RENT—Front room, nicely furnished in modern house, close in. 2515 Curtis street. Phone Olive 1155. Mrs. Givens. FOR RENT—Two furnished rooms, 35 and 37 per month, at 2557 Clark son street. Mrs. Young. FOR RENT—One large front room with alcove, nicely furnished, in mod ern house. Phone Champa 2619. 2556 Welton street. FOR RENT—Furnished rooms for housekeeping, modern, all sunny, close in, between two car lines. Call Main 5768. FOR RENT —Furnished rooms In modern house; men preferred. Mrs. E. H. Jones. 2350 Tremont Place. FOR RENT —Furnished front room at 2738 Arapahoe street. Phone Champa 3069. FOR RENT —Furnißhed rooms In modern house. Call on Mrs. Edna Rogers 421 25th street Phone Champa 437. FOR RENT —Furnished rooms in modern house at 2361 Ogden street. Phone Blue 2602. FOR RENT Two unfurnished rooms for light housekeeping at 2803 Lawrence. St Strictly modern. FOR RUNT —Furnished rooms at 1121 Arapahoe street Phone Olive 886. Mrs. L. P. Holmes. FOR RENT Neatly rurnlahed rooms at 1962 Champa street. Very clean. Mrs. J. Cowden. FOR RENT —Furnished rooms in modern house, very convenient at 2938 Welton street. Phone Main 6—o. Front room. Mrs. Walker. FOR RENT—Furnished Rooms in modem house, at 1923 Clarkson Street Mrs. Stradwick. FOR RENT —Furnished rooms tn modern house, very close in. 629 22d St. Mr*. Sanford, phone Champa 7*l. FOR RENT—Furnißhed room* in a modern house. Mr*. Singleton, 2443 Tremont place. Phone Champa 278. CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT AUTO O. Hardwick, 2011 Champa St BARBER AND TOILET SUPPLIES. Denver Barber Supply Co.. 1527 Glen arm Place. BADGES NOVELTIES. Colorado Badge and Novelty Co., 1752 Champa street. BOARDING AND LODGING. BREWERIES. Cspltol Brewery, phone Champa 35b Zang Brewing Company, Gallup 395. CLOTHING SLIGHTLY USED. The Original, 528 15th SL CORSETAI RE. Mlfs Mabel Lewis, 2339 Gilpin SL CLEANER. The Cosmopolitan. 1914 Arapahoe streeL COAL AND KINDLING. W. O. Simonds, 2029 Champa street. COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHS. The Mile High Photo Co., 320 17th st. DRUGS. The Atlas Drag Store, 2701 Welton street. DRESSMAKER. Miss Jessie Ilryant, 241 S Champa street. DOCTORS. 3. A. Huff. 517 26th SL Justlna L Ford, 2335 Arapahoe st P. 12. Sprattln, 31 Good Blk., 16th and Larimer Sts. ENTERTAINMENT HALL. Eureka Hall, 2235 Arapahoe street. FLOWERS AND BIRDS. D. J. Sullivan, 534 Fifteenth streeL FURNITURE REPAIRS. J. H. Biggins, 1417 E. 24th avenue. GAS FIXTURES. C W. Jacques. 2053 Welton street GROCERIES AND MEATS. Walter East. 2300 1-artmer street HAIR GOODS AND TOILET SPEC lALISTS. Mine M. Cowden. 1219 21st SL The Leader, 210 S Larimer street. Mrs. A. M. Pope, Tumbo, 3100 Pine St., SL Louis. Mo. Mrs. E. Williams, 2223 Larimer street. Madam M. A. Holley, 2618 Downing street. Madam Perkins, 4630 W. 35th avenue Hopewell Co., Box 2757 Boston. Mass. Mrs. Ida Cox Holley, 222 G Clarkson street. HARDWARE. Five Points Hardware, 2653 Welton streeL INSURANCE. Union Health and Accldont Co.. Cen tral Savings Bank Building. ICE CREAM. Five Points Creamery. 817 B. 26th Ave. The Maoeo, 2712 ft Welton SL LAWYERS. W. B. Townsend, 20# Klttredge build Ins, loth and Glenarm Sts. LU*y W. Lewis, 1941 Arapahoe SL MEN’S CLOTHING. Quality Clothes Shop, 1015 16th St. Ferry the Tailor, 1905 Curtis street. The Eastern Tailors, 202 G Larimer street. MONEY LENDER. A. J. Arfsten, 2945 Larimer at. Miner Loan Co., 404 Quincy Bid*. MOVING AND STORAGE. I. M. Thomas, 2541 Welton St. ORCHESTRAS. Arthur Jackson, 2420 Walnut SL Webster's, phone York 3597. OPTICIANS. Swlgert Brothers, 1550 California St PAINTING AND WALL PAPERING J. T. Frary, 1837 Lawrence St. PIANOS AND MUSIC. Columbine Music Co., 920-24 15th st. POOL AND BILLARDS. Five Points Pool Hall,-2712 Welton St The Metropolitan, 1808 Arapahoe St. PRINTING. C. A. Franklin, 926 19th street. RAILROADS. Denver & Rio Grande. 17th and Stout sts. Colorado & Southern R. R„ 17th and California streets. REAL ESTATE AND LOANS. The Colored American Loan A Realty 00. 913 21e* St Five Point*. Realty Co., 2603 Welton st Patrick Langston Realty Co., Phone York 6514. RESTAURANTS. The N'ewport Cafe, 1841 Arapahoe st SALOONS. The N'ewporL 1846 Arapahoe SL SOCIAL CLUBS. The Rocky Mountain Athletic Asso elation. 2014 Champa aL The Metropolitan. 180 S Arapahoe st. Ozark Social Club, 2743 Welton street. SHOE REPAIRING C. C. Dennis. 185 Champa stree7L Champion Shoe Repairing, 2056 Lar liner SL UNDERTAKERS. The Douglass Undertaking Co., 1830 Arapahoe street. A. M. Lawhorn, 192] Arapahoe SL WATCH REPAIRING. Wm Voig ts, 611 27th SL t WINES AND LIQUORS. Silmo Wine Co.. 2636 Welton street. MoVlcar Bottling Works, 2605 Arap ahoe street. W. B. TOWNSEND Attorney and Counsellor At-Law Abstracts of title, wills, daed sad all legal matters pertaining to real and personal property carefnllj looked after. Room 209 Kittredge Building Phone Main 6782 Hessence, 2822 High St. After 6:00 Phone Blue 98 Phone Main 8626. DR. JUSTINA L» FORD OFFICE HOURS: *>o to 12 a. m., 2 to 4 p. m. ( 7 to 8 p. m. OFFICE AND RESIDENCE, jg 2336 Arapahoe Street, Denver. Phono Champa 618 Office Hours 9toll a. m., 3to 5, and 7 to 9 p. m DR. S. A. HUFF Physician and Surgeon 517 26th St. Denver, Colo. Office Phone Mi/n 5595. ML P. K. SPBATLiN Hours: 9 to 11 a. m_ 1 to 4 o. m.. 7 to 8 p. m. . Rooms—3l-2 Good Block. Residence, 2230 Clarksen StreeL Telephone York 123. Phone Main 7947 WM. VOIGTS Watchmaker and Jeweler WATCHEB, CLOCKS, JEWELRY, SILVERWARE, ETC. Fins Rapairing of All Kinds. 611 2?th StreeL At i Points. CHAMPION SHOE REPAIRING /TapS/ Ladies Sewed Soles 4Uc Gents Sewed Soles 50c *• p,ob® eh 2056 LARIMER STREET MONEY TO LOAN-CHATTELS "" ONE MONTH’sINTEREST FREE We loan lot# of money to anybody, like $lO, $l5, $2O, $25, $3O, $4O, $5O, $65, $75, $9O, $lOO or more, on your -furniture, pianos, sewing ma chines, ranges, teams, cattle, dairies, farm implements, store fixtures, income lands, lots, or anything else of value, ail left in your possession; very secret, private and quick; in one hour all done; plenty clerks and auto go any place. A. J. ARFSTEN Phone Main 1083 , 0 °/ F .i C To H Se" V 2945 Larimer St. Mill M. COWDES. <* Hair Dressing PARLORS. Shampooing, cutting and curling. All hair work made to order. Hair | tonics, scalp treatments, manicuring; stage wigs for rent for theatrical use or mask balls. Cheapest switches. 6« cents. Goode delivered out of the city Phone Champa 1981 1219 21st street. Denver. Colo. i/bvc iWe are now pleased to announce fc to tho public that we are located at , our new home, 2108 Larimer street, r in quarters more commodious and fc convenient- We have an especially a fine line of hair goods and toilet ac- J icessories. nair dressing according P to the latest modes. A call is all we A ask. as we are sure we can please F you. f HALLOWELL AND JOHNSON } j Mrs. Viola Johnson, Prop. 1 J. R. Hallowell, Manager. r Phone Main 5341 1837 Lawrence P- 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 DENVER, COLO j C. KAMPSON. Prts. 6. M. HAMPSON, Yrct-Prts. JL. T. McELVAIN, Treas THE ATLAS DRUG COMPANY DOES THE DRUG AND SODA BUSINESS OF EAST DENVER WHY? Because Our Extensive Stock Enables Us To Wrap Up Wbat You Call For We Invite Your Suggestion for the Betterment of Our Drug Store PHONES MAIN 875-895 2701 WELTON ST. MONEY IS WAITING FOR YOU. $lO Loans and upward secured for Salaried Employes, Owners of Furniture and Others. *lO loan, return 35c weekly. *l5 loan, return 50c weekly. *2O loan, ~ot urn ,0c weekly. *25 loan, return Ssc weeklr. *35 loan, return 95c weekly. *5O 10.. n. return *1.45 weekly. Those paying principal and lntereat. Larger amounts in proportion. No other charge. THE MILLER LOAN CO. 404 Quincy Building, 1010 17th St. Phone Champa 177. SPEND YOUR MONEY WITH THE COLORED GROCERY WM. PACE 2824 WELTON STREET Groceries and Notions First Class Goods. Cash Prices FOR RENT We have a number of houses o rent at all times. We get new on i every day. Call and see us If y \ want to rent. FOR SALE We also have a number or v*ises and cottages for sale, some o* < try easy tami. See us if you to buy. 5 POINTS REALTY CO. Phone Main 5831 Z 603 Weltoo St Notary Public, Fire Insurance Money to Loan. NEW POOL HALL AT FIVE POINTS New Tables, Pleasant Surroundings. CIGARS AND TOBACCO. ED. PAGS. Prop. 27 1 C Welton St.