VI Hi I
Doings of the Past Week in all
Farts of the Great Metro
polisof the West.
APPEALS News Budget,
At Biety's 461 State.
A fine dreg's shirt, White's select
sjiock, 6 for $8.50.
You must read THE APPEAL to be well
i^med About Qhicag^o agai^.^^^-
'MA. G. W.* Trice is tyinjTvery itflS
her residence, 217 W. Polk street.
Hon. George Ecton, returned
"Washington last Friday evening.
Mr. A. D. Stevens returned
Washington and Baltimore Saturday.
Mr. Heniy Goins left last Monday
"With a party of tourists for California.
Mr. Robert Elam, of 444 State street,
is suffering from a severe attack of pneu
The seventeen Republican councilmen
whose terms expire are all candidates
For latest" styles in dressmaking call
on Miss Lizzie Anderson, No. 497 State
street, top flat.
Ladies, have your dressmaking done
by Mrs. Pendergrast, No. 77 E.Harrison
street, ground floor.
Mrs. Williams, of Rockford 111., who
lias been visiting her daughter, Mrs. F.
L. Cufiy, will leave today foi her home.
Married Sunday afternoon by Rev. L.
H. Reynolds, Mr. Oscar Wagner and
Miss Ida A. Bowers.
Married at Bethel parsonage March 5th
by Rev. L. H. Reynolds Mr. John Riggs
and Miss Annie Reed.
Messrs. Pope and Smith, 121 Lake St.
will clean and repair jour clothing and
make it as good as new. Give them a
Whatever you do, don't fail to go to
the entertainment by the Pprters and
Janitors Union at Cential Hall Monday
Mr. J. Q. Adams, of THE APPEAL was
entprtained at dinner Sunday by Mr.
and Mrs. John Madison of 544 Mori is
Mrs. Matilda G, Wilson accompanied
by Miss Clara V. Huggs has returned
from Washington, D. and Virginia,
delighted with the trip.
Chas. Landre, the newsdealer, 111
Harrison street has the new Masonic
work, "Ecce Orienti"onsale. Allmaster
masons should have a copy.
Get your flour, feed, coal and wood
from W. Hairison & Son, 2103 State
street. They are Coloied gentlemen
and deserve our patronage.
Mr. George Oldham of Louisville, Ky.,
will arrive in the city on the 17th and
will remain until he can take away one
of our belles. Look out boys.
"Alas' Alas! the dude exclaims, "in
my slender ankle I've got pains.''
"Don't fret," said ma, for whom he had
sent, "I have some SaUation Oil."
Kev. and Mrs. J. M. Henderson, Mr.
and Mrs. T. H. Lyles and Mr. F. D. Par
ker of St. Paul enroute home from the
inauguration were in Chicago this week.
The Democrats are ai ranging their
plans to run Carter Ilai rison against
Mayor Roche but the chances are very
much in favor of the latter carrying off
Three nice furnished rooms to rent
for light housekeeping, terms very rea
sonable. Inquiie at Delmonico Res
taraunt No. 1607 Wabash Avenue. L.
A very pleasant meeting of the Home
social ciicle took place Thursday at Mrs.
Sadie White's 2976 Dearborn street.
The charming hostess made all the
ladies feel at home.
James W. Jackson the young man
who shot himself with suicidal intent
l.ast week died at the County Hospital
Monday. His remains will be shipped
to his parents at Middleton, Pa.
Col. A. A. Jones, of Oscaloosa, Iowa,
was in the city last Sunday enroute home
from the inauguration he was accom
panied by Mr. Thomas Allen, of Kirk
ville and Mr. Jeremiah Trueheart of
Mr. Lewis B. Spencer and Miss Virgin
ia Beckford were united in marriage by
Rev. W. C. Trevan, on March 5. Thea
happy couple are now housekeeping at
No. 4740 Butterfield street, where they
will be pleased to see their friends.
If you wish to buy a home be sure to
see Wm. Frink at 544 Morris street,
near Garfield Boulevard and Wright
street. He has a number of fine cottages
and sells them very reasonable on
monthly payments or your own terms.
Mr. J. Dyson the "Jew drummer,''
whohas been sojourning at the Palmer
House for the past six weeks, and
smashing the hearts of the susceptible
young ladies of the South Side, packed
his grip and returned to Washington
WANTEDThe address of Henry
Jocken Smith he was in Chicago two
years age, and at that time was a mem.
bex of the Brick-layers' Union. He was
married to a Miss Rebecca Brent, and
his original home wa& Lexington, Ky.
Important and valuable information for
him. Address his sister, Mrs. J. T.
Hudson, 1605 Jackson St., Louisville Ky.
The regular meeting of the Third
Ward Repoblican Club was held in
Arlington Hall last Saturday night and
had an enthusiastic meeting. A.T. Hall,
Jr., in behalf of a committee appointed
by a meeting of Colored voters the pre
vious evening, formulated the request of
the Colored voters in the ward to be
represented on the delegate tickets. He
had been instructed to ask for four Col
ored delegates to the town convention
and an equal number to the city con
vention, there being 733 registered Col
ored Republican voters in the ward.
This was referred to a committee of nine
appointed to select delegate tickets for
the primaries. Brief addresses were de
livered by Colonel Calkins, L. B. Dixon,
Louis. Hutt, Dr. J. H. Magee, Perry
B. Lpngenecker. *From
tljgse/speeches itappears that the club
is solid for Mayor Roche, South Town
Assessor De Young and L. B. Dixon.
A SLAVE'S SECRET.
Concerning- a Silver Mine in West
Virginia Proves to be
A Big Bonanza.
Recently there has been a great deal
of excitement at Moorfield, Hardy,
county, W. Va over the publication of
the fact that a company has been organ
ized to open andwork a silyermine, lo
cated by local tradition for fifty years
past in "Middle Mountain," a few miles
from the town. Ten years before the
war John Gaiter, a slave ov by a
small farmer nearMooifield, located the
mine, and going to his master, told him
he would show him where the mine was
piovided he would set him free. The
master refused to do this, so the old
man never told where the silver could
be found. When the war set Gaiter free
he moved with his family to Mount
He died some years ago, but before
his death told his son Henry where to
find the mine. lie has been back several
times and obtained silver from the mine
and had it tested. It proved to be of
the best quality, and Henry has various
things which he says are made of this sil
ver. For yeais people have searched
for this silvei mine, but ha\ never been
able to And it.
However a laige tract of land on
Middle Mountain was purchased by a
body of gentlemen, composed of S. A.Hon,
McMahon, PI. T. Cair, and others. Some
of the company have been in correspond
ence with Gaiter about the mine. Gaiter
says the mine is on this land, and finally
agieed to come and point it out for 25and
per cent of the yield of the mine. Gaiter
arrived last week, and work was begun
at once to fix up the papers. Gaiter
seems confident about the mattei and
that as soon as the papers are properly
ai ranged he will cairy out his paitof
Gaiter has a relative in Chicago in the
person of Mr. C. R. Johnson, District
Secretary of the Odd Fellows and head
waiter at the Southern Hotel, and he
has used his utmost endeavors to get
Johnson to purchase the land on which
the mine is situated but Johnson gave
so little credence to the tradition that
he would not invest the few hundreds
of dollars necessary to purchase the
whole tract. Hh has recently received
a letter from Gaiter, who informs him
that the indications are that the mine is
a -\ery profitable one. Johnson now
employes considerable portion of his
time in going into the cellar and kicking
Jnmself for missing his chance to make
Entertained at Dinne r.
Mr. Edward H. Lee., the artist and
his estimable wife entertained at dinner
Thursday of last week Mr. J. Q. Adams
of THE APPEAL. The interesting trio of
children of the artist"a head of them
all" appears in his advertisment on the
lourth pagedid their share in making
the afternoon pass pleasantly. The
talents of Mr. Lee seem to be appreaciat
ed judging from the orders that are on
his books. He has just completed two
crayons of Mrs. F. M. Newsome and
Miss Annie Bland of 2529 State street,
which are fair evidences of his skill.
A most pleasant social was given under
the management of Mrs Fred McGhee,
for the benefit of the congregational
Church, last Friday evening, at the resi
dence of E. H. Morris Esq. A large
number were present and the affair was
financial success. The following pro
gramme was rendered: Instrumental
solo, Mi3S Annie Hocker vocal solo,
Miss Hattie Smith vocal duett, Swisses
Annie and Belle Hocker instrumental
solo, Miss Lula Archer solo Miss Gertie
Ideal Social Dancing Club.
The famous Ideal Social Dancing Club
will give what as known as a "Hard
Times Ball," Wednesday evening March
27th at Central Hall Corner of Wabash
and Twenty-second [streets. Admis
sion fifty cents. It will be understood
that this entertainment is to be asocial
and not a dress affair. A good time is
what is desired, and all who wish to
have a good time may obtain invitations
by calling on or addressing James A.
Gains No. 2108 State street, or, W. D.
Gains No. 1615 Wabash avenue.
For Rent:Furnished room in private
family residing on Dearborn near 32d.
Address "W" Chicago office of THBducement
APPEAL, 325 Dearborn street.
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VOL. IV: NO. 42. ST. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS AND CHICAGO. SATURDAY. MARCH 16,1889.
HAD A HOLE IN IT.
Disappearance of Funds From
the Conference Trunk
Colored Churchmen Excited.
Parkersburg, W. Va., March 10.The
Twenty-sixth annual session of the
Washington Conference of the M. E,many
Church (Colored) opened here Thursday.
The attendance is extraordinarilly large.
Bishop S. M. Merville, presided, and
the Rev. E. W. S. Peck, of Baltimore,
.was re-elected secretary. The Rev. J.
&*r jPhoinas, of/Washitfgtoir", D:C, was
chosen statistical secretary.
The duties of the secretary of the var
ous conference departments excited a
heated discussion, owing to the alleged
fact that moneys deposited in what is
called the "conference trunk," a re
ceptacle for contributions to the various
church charitable departments, had not
been strictly and correctly acoounted
for. There had been considerable mis
understanding relative to the disposition
of and accountability of these moneys.
The Rev. A. Reed said that there "bad
always been a hole in the bottom and
top of that trunk." The Rev. R. S,
Smith Avas also of the opinion that, to
put it in his own words, "money was
put in the trunk and somebody took it
out and did not report the fact."
The trunk arrangement was veiy un
satisfactory, owing doubtless moie to
a misunderstanding of the duties of the
various financial officeis than for any
thing else. No imputation was implied
by the warm arguments, but the minis
ters complained that the various depart
ments were not pi operly managed in
their relation to the financial end of the
conference. The trouble was settled in
a satisfactory manner by the passage of
a resolution that all moneys, except
those to be applied to relief of superan
nuated ministers, be paid to the Treas
urer, and receipted for by him.
This is the Place to Go.
The first grand reception under the
auspices of the Porters and Janitors
Union No. 1 will be held at Central Hall
cor. of Twenty-second and Wabash
avenues next Monday evening March
18th. There will be an interesting pro
gramme consisting of addresses by F. L.
Barnett, Esq., Hon. J, W. E. Thomas,
Alexander Clark O. J. Nail
piesident of the Union, H. T. Smith,
vice president and others. There
will also be readings, lecitations and
vocal music by first class local talent
other inteiesting features. At the
close of the exercises, the lovers of
dancing will be given an opportunity to
enjoy themselves. General admission
fifty cents. Refreshments in abundance.
COMMITTEE OP ARRANGEMENTS.
J. C. Williams, I. Ely,
COMMITTEE ON RECEPTION:
R. Hagans, J. P. Turner,
Harry Ely, F. Freeney
Mr. and Mrs. George Hoard who were
married on the 3dinst., at the residence
of the brides parents 149 Seventeenth
street had a reception tendered to them
at the same place Monday evening. A
large number of friends were present
and all had a good time. The following
are among the presents which were re
ceived: Miss Georgie Williams, hand
kerchief Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher, table
eloth Miss Mary Todd, set cut glasses
Sam Hershell, set silver spoons Chas.
Adkms, fruit dish Mr. and Mrs. Bond
and family, fruit dish and cake stand
Mr. and Mrs. Cranshaw, wine glasses
G. Washington, crumb pan and brush
Mrs. E. Burton, towels Sarah Burton,
towels Miss Lulu Bell, towels Miss E.
Conner, water set E. Franklin, table
cloth Mrs. Jane Giay and daughter,
cake pan and jelly mould Mrs. J. W.
Brown, pitcher Mrs. Thos. Brown, fruit
dish and plate Jas. Brown, sugar bas
ket Mrs. Jane Allen, apron Miss Carrie
Vandusen, set pie plates.
For Bent Cheap.
An elegant new corner brick store
and basement on 36th street comer of
Butterfield. Splendid location for mar
ket or any good business. Also a couple
of nice, new, modern brick flats, same
location. Keys at 454 36th street. Rent
from $10 to $16. Inquire of R. J. WALSH
114 State street (Pardridges.)
Direct From Duluth.
Duluth, March 12 As readers of your
interesting paper, allow us a small space
in your valued columns, that we may
express our hearts desire. We the peo
ple of Duluth, last but not lea6t, although
we are small in number we are possessed
with large minds and wants, notwith
standing we are blessed with all the
privileges belonging to citizens of U. S.
But there are some things yet wanted
by the Colored people of Duluth.
The Zenith City is one of the most
beautiful cities of the Northwest, its
beauty cannot be described by thewhich
writer. Nestled in a lovely valley be
side the great unsalted seas. All persons
coming to our pretty little city are very
much delighted with it, after living here
a short time. But one of the most im
portant things that our city needs is a
Colored church, although we are heartily
received bv the people of the white
churches. But we long for a vine and
fig-tree of our own to have a church we
must first have a minister. Every in
is held out to encourage the
Colored people to start a church, but it
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seems as though we are forgotten by the
religious fraternity Through the in
strumentality and|Supervision of Mr. J.
H, Simms, who represents us we have a
Strong hold on a great power, THE APA
PEAL, which we believe will lend us a
helping hand in thle time of need. We
know that all musi-read THE APPEAL.
T. N. Wagner.
I most heartily indorse the above let
ter. It was written by a lady who de
credit, she being
the first to make $ formal appeal to the
friends wh possess the ability
to aid us in having^, church in Duluth.
Our advantages here are superior to
those in other plaeei. The Colored pop
ulation of Duluth exceeds 100. We have
the good will of t}^white^ people and
could count pit thewassistance in mak
ing the church a success. We therefore
appeal to o^philantbropic friends for
assistance. John H, Simms.
FASTED FORTY DAYS.
A Colored Woman Goes "Without
Food i Obedience to Di
The Fast Ends With a Feast.
Springfield, Ohio, March 11.Mrs.
Pauline King, a Colored woman here
who claims to have been fasting forty
days, completed her fast Saturday after
noon and took a public feast in the Su
pervisor's room at the the Comt House.
There was an inmense crowd present.
She had a table abundantly spread with
bread, butter, cold meat, cake, pie andpage.
fruits. Tlie faith cuie people had charge
of the meeting. Mrs. King arrived at
2:30, though she was not to begin her
feast until 4 o'clock, at which hour she
said the forty days would be up. The
time was occupied in singing hymns and
with speeches from several pepole. A
prayer meeting followed in which half a
dozen went into trances, and there was
such a crowd and jam at the door that
the police had to be sent foi. She made
a little speech in which she claimed
Christ ordered her to fast. In compli
ance with the divine order, therefore
Mrs. King began her fast on the 27th
day of January, at which time her
weight, now eighty-nine, was 113 pounds.
There is no doubt she really went
without food^the time she claimed. The
latest vision Mrs. King has leceived
from on high js that ^jer body shall not
be burned on this earth, but that she
will ascend to heaven as Elijah of old
and then, when this has occurred, there
will be no hereafter.
Fishing- and Hunting Club.
The opening reception of the Chicago
Fishing and Hunting club took place at
their rooms No. 466 State street Tuesday
evening. The club was incorporated on
the third of January with the following
officers: R. C. Hubbard, Pres. Geo. W.
Johnson, Vice Pres. J. M. Hunter,
Treas. P. A. Loman, Sec P. Randolph
Director. The club rooms are four in
number, consisting of parlor, reading
room, sitting room, and all are beauti
fully caipeted with brussells carpet.
The walls and ceilings are all beautifully
decorated and the furniture from one
to the other is superb. All the appoint
ments of the club room of the latest
style und of the best quality. The club
at present consists of only thirteen mem
bers, but if elegant quarters are attrac
tion the membership will soon test the
capacity of the present location. The
reception was attended by scores of the
gentlemen of the city and all weJe loud
in their praises of the successful begin
ning of the enterprise. An elegant
lunch was served by the famous restaur
ateur Blakemore which was not the
least enjoyable feature of the evening.
Colored Lynchers Convicted.
Charleston, S. C, March 10.The con
viction of three Colored men, Batten
Heyward and Williams closes a remark
able case in the criminal annals of South
Carolina. A white man named Waldrop
was accused of outraging a Colored girl,
who died from the effects of the assault.
Waldrop was committed for trial, and
on his way to jail a body of Colored men
overpowered the constable and hanged
Waldrop to a tree by the roadside.
They were following the example of the
white people in defending, under the
highest law, the sanctity of their homes.
Six of the leading lynchers were arrested
and three are now convicted, but with
a recommendation to mercy. All this
occurred in Pickens county in the north
western corner of the state over a year
ago. An appeal to the supreme court is
Rev. Trevan Surprised.
There was a surprise party tendered
to Rev. W. C. Trevan at his residence
last Friday evening under the manage
ment of Mrs. R. M. Mitchell and Miss
Maggie Goins. There was a very large
number of the Elder's friends present
laden with good things, with which a
delightful supper was prepared and of
all partook with relish. A purse
of $9.45 was made up by those present
and presented to the Elder bv Mr. R.M.
Mitchell with a few appropriate remarks
to which Rev. Trevan feelingly re
sponded. All there enjoyed themselves
with music and song until a late hour.
The occasion was a most pleasant one to
all the participants.'-
Mr. C. D. Thormngton, of Cincinnati,
arrived in the city last Monday and will
make this city his home for the future.
He has just returned from a trip tp the
inauguration and the eastern cities.
THE SAINTLY CITY.
Few Notes and Paragraphs of
the Metropolis of the
Mr. H. C. Covington is quite sick a
the residence of R. C. Howard, 394 Uni
Go to the grand concert and social hop
at Society Hall, Drake Block, next Tues
day evening the 19th.
The "Fish Fry" at Pilgrim Baptist
church Thursday night'was well attended
and quite a sum realized.
Misses Eannie Allen, LUella Under
wood and Hattie Johnson of Minneapolis
were in the city this week.
Mr. Samuel Lewis of Indianapolis and
Miss Glenora Roe of this city will be
married next Wednesday the 20th.
The recent tax roll shows that one
Colored man in Petersburg Va pays
more taxes than all of Gov. Lee's family.
Mrs. T. H. Lyles has opened her hair
parlors on the second floor of the Grand
block, room 206, and is prepared to at
tend to the wants of her customers.
A cordial invitation is extended to all
churchmembers to attend the concert
by Eureka band Tuesday night. Noth
will take place to shock their feelings.
Should you need anything in the jew
elry line, call on John D. Bodford 380
East Seventh street, and save ten per
cent. Read his advertisement on fourth
Persons of sedentary pursuits are pre
disposed to constipation such should
always use Laxador, which insures safety
against constipation and all of its disas
trous consequences. Price only 25 cents.
The benefit tendered to Mr. J. W. Lu
ca Monday night at Odd Fellows' Hall,
was a success both artistically and finan
cially. The public showed its apprecia
tion of the gentleman by the large at
There will be a special service at the
church of the Good Shepherd cor. of
12th and Cedar streets, on March 17th,
at 3 p. m. St. Philips Society fiiends,
and the public in general aie invited to
be present. Rev. Wm. C. Pope, Rector.
"The Rialto" restaurant No 378 Min
nesota street has again changed hands.
It is now being run by the original pio
prietor Mr. George Brown. Regular
meals will be served for 25 cents, room
and board $4.00.
Mr. C. P. Crawford returned from
Washington Sunday. While there he
met many relatives and friends whom
he had not seen for thirty years or more.
He was much pleased with his tiip. He
also stopped a day in Chicago while en
route for home.
The Merry Ramblers will appear at
the Olympic, during week of March 18.
The laughable comedy called "The
Tramp," will be produced. There will
be anew and novel first part, and many
other catchy novelties, making in all a
most excellent show.
A grand concert and social hop will be
given at Society Hall Drake Block, Tues
day evening March 19 the in honor of the
consolidation of the Eureka Band of St.
Paul and Mrs. Farr's Band of Minne
apolis. A first class programme will be
rendered, consisting of vocal and instru
mental selections. Admission 50 cents.
J. Waddle, Director.
A delightful little surprise party was
tendered Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Williams,
at their home Monday eve. The time
passed away with Music, games and
pleasant chat. After which came re
freshments. Those present: Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Hampton, Mrs. Dora
Adams, Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Hampton,
Mr. P. Jachson, Mr. H. Gibson, Mr. S.
Mrs. M. J. Leavette gave a pleasant
party at her residence, 484 Mississippi
street, last Friday evening. Among
those present were: Misses Ida Mink,
R. Mink, Bragg Mesdames C. Ander
son, C. Shaip, J. Wiley, L. Allen, W. A.
Lawrence Messrs. Neal, Massey, Murff,
Monroe, Carter, Parker, Woodfolk,
Jackson, Ashby, Mr. and Mrs. L. R.
A PARTNER WANTED-An active
partnei with from $1,500 to $2,000 cash,
is wanted in a well established general
expressing, household goods moving,
and baggage check room business, in St.
Paul, Minn. The business now has six
wagons and teams, an uptown and a
down town office and Union depot check
room. The value of the business is now
$5,000. Any one who means business
address C. H. WILLIAMS
375 Selby Ave. St. Paul.
Of course every body remembers the
beantiful crazy quilt which was awarded
to Mrs. William Alston at the Baptist
church fair. The quilt is valued at $100
and is a beauty so beautiful and so
valuable that the fortunate owner has
never used it. She now desires to dis
pose of it, and in order to do so, has, de
cided to do so by chance. She and her
friends have tickets to sell at 50 cents
each which will entitle the holders to a
chance on the quilt and also admission
to Odd Fellows Hall where the raffle
will be conducted. The raffle will take
place next Thursday night, March 21st.
There will be music and refresh
ments at the raffle and those who pur
chase tickets will get the worth of their
money and also a chance to get a 100
quilt for 50 cents.
There will be a grand Cravat festival
given at Odd Fellows Hall, Wednesday
March 20th, under the auspices of the
following ladies of St. James A. M. E.
Sunday school. Alice Beiry, Blanch
Parker, Alice Thompson, Alice Law
rence, Florence French, Grace Johnson,
Lulu Griswold, Celia Robinson and
Mary Hunton. The committee will
provide each lady with a tie on entering
the hall. The corresponding tie will be
sold to tba gentlemen at ten cents each.
The gentlemen having coi responding
ties with the ladies will have the plea
sure of eating cream with her free.
Oysters will be served in any style, re
freshments will be in abundance. The
committee is making special efforts for
A cordial invitation is extended to all
The proceeds of the affair will be applied
to the buiiding of a steeple on the A. M.
E. church. Admission 15 cents.
The Budget of News From the
Falls City Concerning- the
Mr. C. F. Spaulding has gone East.
Rev. W. H. Chambers has leturned
Revs. D. Irvin and W. A. Foreman
left for Russellville, Monday.
Rev. J. R. Ealey passed through the
city this week enroute to Mt. Steiliug.
Mr. J. Q. Adams of THE APPEAL was
in the city a few days this week on busi
Any one can sell two or three houses
by addressing THE APPEAL or 624 West
Wm. Watson, the Undertaker, 813
Ninth street is prompt and reliable in all
Forty-nine converts were baptized at
Green street Baptist church lastfcatui
Prof. J. T. Gilliard, teacher of dancing
and instrumental music, may be found
at 13th and Walnut streets.
The Knights Templars are prepaiing
foi Easter ceremonies which will be held
in 12th Street Methodist Church.
Bring your job printing to the Louis
ville office of THE APPEAL, 312 W. Jeffer
son St. Good work at reasonable rates.
Visitois in Louisville cannot find a
better place to get good board and room
than at Mrs. Matilda Brown's No. 509J.
West Green sheet.
Revs. J. W. Carr, of Indianapolis and
I. Tolliver, of Rockdale, Texas, are in
the city assisting Rev. Jamison in his
"My time is up," said the Doctor to
the patient, whom he found using Dr.
Bull's Cough Syrup, and he was conect,
for his cough had been cured.
The rally at Quinn Chapel last Sunday
was a success. Two hundred and fifty
dollars were raised, the requhed amount
to complete the payment of the new
Mrs. Elizabeth WeedeD was surprised
at her residence by a large party Mon
day night, it was the occasion of her 57th
birthday. The party indulged in mod
ern and ancient conversation and a good
time was spent.
Mr. W. C. Duson was the first person
to discover the big fire at Kleinhas &
Simonsons clothing house last week and
rendered signal service in assisting the
employes out of danger.
Knights ofTabor, Order of Twelve, will
have a public installation of officers at
the hall cor. Tenth and Jefferson streets.
Dr. R. Conrad and J. H. Taylor Esq.,
will conduct the ceremonies.
Master Philip Fields died suddenly at
his parent's residence last week. He was
a member of May Blossom Tent, Order
of Twelve, by whom he was buried
Monday, Rev. J. Frank preached the
THE APPEAL is on sale every week at
Rev. C. C. Bates baptized over twenty
converts in Beargrass creek last Sunday
afternoon. There was a large gathering
of people present to witness the cere
mony. While waiting for the arrival of
the candidates A. G. Drake improved
his opportunity by making a temperance
speech. Mr. Drake has fought nobly
for the temperance cause for several
years and great success has attended his
$2.00 PER YEAR.
Doings in Society Circles in the
Flo ur Cit jGossip of the
these places: Bud. Malone's, 509 W. The infuriated bird turned on the girl,
Green street C. Smith's 411 First street
Henry Norton's, 927 W, Walnut street
J.H.Taylor's, 515 W.Broadway J. H.
Joran's Jackson and Caldwell streets.
A novelty will take place at Zion Bap
tist church to-morrow evening, Rev.
Jamison will deliver a sermon to the
"hotel boys." After the permon a com
petition collection will be raised, the
men of the Louisville Hotel competing
against those of the Alexander Hotel to
see which can raise the more money.
Louisville is not blessed with a siugle
Colored representative in its municipal
government other than the janitors in
the city hall. We have no clerks, no
firemen, no policemen no anything.
Are we worthy? Have we not a number
of capable men? What say you,
Jacob? Do you not think the citizens
of Louisville can tolerate these things as
well as those of Chicago, Indianapolis,
Cincinnati, St. Paul and many other
cities? Mayor Jacob, we would liko te
have your aid in righting this wrong.
Geo. Paris is quite ill.
Mr. R. Ragan returned last Sunday
from Xenia, Ohio.
Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup is in good de
mand everybody speaks well of it. The
price is only 25 cents.
it to be fbe greatest affair of the' ^m^\J^t^B^f TS?"?***^
A cordial invito i *vt,w n |*ivetbe public satisfaction at his ton
soral parlors 219 3d street S.
Altman & Co., have made some won
derful cuts in -prices for their stylish
clothing. Go and buy of them if you
Messrs. Cicero Hunter, W. R. Rogers,
J. Hill and H. Freeman returned Mon
day last from Washington D. C, where
they attended the inauguration.
Mrs. A. Mitchell's name was omitted
in an article last week, among those
present at the party given by Messrs.
Chas. Joyce and Settles, in the coun
try on Wednesday eve.
The St. Peters A. M.E choir rendered
an excellent musical programme to a
crowded church last Sunday eve. Rev.
E. A. Mitchell, the local preacher
preached a short, but inteiesting ser
The Ladies Sewing circle of the St.
Peters A. M. E. church, will give a grand
opening of their fair on Mondav even
ing March 18th. An excellent pro
gramme will be rendered, and every
one is invited.
It is only four more days before the
grand dress ball will take place at the
G. A. It. Hall cor. 1st and Washington
aves. N. Great preparations are being
made by the ladies of this city, who are
going to attend, they feel confident that
Minneapolis will receive the prize. Get
your costumes and be leady lor Wednes
day evening March 20th. Burke and
A number of the young people of the
city, are preparing a grand programme
which will be rendered on Thursday
evening March 28th, eithei at Freya's
Hall, or at the church. They intend not
only to make this a pleasant affair, but
a novel one. After programme the
Ladies will receive and entertain their
friends. This entertainment will be
given as a testimonial benefit to Mrs. R.
Coleman, and will be but one of a
series of like entertainments which they
hope to give the twin cities. Our
next one in Minneapolis, will be given
to Mrs. Kate Smith, in appreciation of
her work here.
The Farr Band was the recipient of a
veiy pleasant, and successful benefit,
last Monday evening, at the hair parlors
of Mrs. S. H. Farr, 521 Nicollet ave.
The Eureka band of St. Paul came over
and greatly assisted in making the affair
a success. Mr. J. E. Waddle is leader
of the St. Paul band. The bands are be
coming the pride of the twin cities.
Mrs. S. H. Farr is the president of our
band here, net because she is a white
lady, but on account of her true chris
tian integrityshe is one of the leading
business ladies of the citjshe deserves
much credit for her effoits. The mem
bers among whom are: Messrs. J.
Todd, R. Owsley, Wm. Lester, Adam
Norris and others are energetic young
men devoting much time to practice un
der an excellent professor and will in a
short time be able to appear before any
audience with credit. A very pleasant
programme was rendered, after which,
refreshments were served.
If the following story is true the
Georgia kawk is a more spirited bird
than the emblem of freedom: A hawk
made a dash at some chickens in a Color
ed man's yard near Americus recently,
and the old hen interfered. The fowls
got into a furious fight, when a daughter
of the man thought she would capture
the hawk, and grabbed it by the tail,
tore her hand severely with its talons,
cut up her face badly and went off with
a chicken and ate it within a hundred
yards of the house. When the old man
got home and seized his gun the hawk
rose in the air and sailed off.
Representative Kent has introduced
a bill in the Illinois legislature pre
venting the intermarriage of lof whites
and Chinese, under penalty of im
prisonment in the penitentiary for
from one to five years. The prohibition,
extends to those who have one-eighth or
more of Chinese blood, the jury trying
the case to determine the percentage of
the Chinese blood in any person marry
ing from the appearance of such person.
Mr. Kent has a bill containing the same
provisions preventing the intermarriage
of whites and Colored people.
John Shay a white man was put in the
Terrie Hante, Ind., jail last week for
drunkness. "Just for fun'- as he said,
James Russell, a Colored fellow prison
er, tied a lot of paper around the bare
feet of Shay while in his drunken
stupor, set fire to it. Shay's feet were
severely burned. Russell was imme
diately arraigned on the charge of may
and "just for fun" the judge sen
tenced him to the penitentiary for two
A Colored editor in the South offers to
take small pigs in payment of subseriptiv
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