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HTERED AT POSTOFFJCE AS 5EC0KD-CLA83 MATTES3139
SATURDAY, APRIL, 20,1889~
Some time ago William C. Williams
and Harrison Heyward, the two Colored
men who were conyicted of murder in
Pickens County, S. C, Court and senten
ced to be hanged for the lynching of a
white man named Waldrop, who had
committed rape upon a 11 year-old Col
ored giil, from the effects of which she
died. The men claimed that they were
only following the example set by white
men in like cases where the colors of
assailant and victim were reveised
The case has created considerable ex
citement during the trial, and the Gov
ernor received fifty-two petitioans from
various pnts of the State, signed by
nearly 5,000 persons, asking executive
clemency. The mojorityy of the signers
On last Monday the governor granted
a full and free pardon to the accused.
In the exercise of executive clemency
in this case. Gov. Richardson says that
he was influenced by his desire to do
justice to the Colored people. This was
the first time any one had been con
victed in South Carolina for lynching,
and it was also the first time that Colored
men had lynched any one, and he would
not have them made an example of
when white men had not been punished
for like offenses. If these two men had
heen whites, he says, he would have
given them a long term in the peniten
tiary, or if it had been the second time
that a conviction had been had he would
have more severely punished them but
under the circumstances, where the Col
ored people were ignorant and had the
example repeatedly set them bv the
whites, he could not in justice let the
sentence of the Court be executed.
"We have always that there ought in
all reason to be a spirit of fairness ana
justice burning in the bosoms of the
dominant race in America which would
prevent them from outraging eveiy rule
of right where Colored people ere con
cerned, and we take it as a hopeful
sign for the future that this upright
judge had the moral courage to not allow
his decision to be warped by color preju
Ever since the success of the Demo
crats in 1884 up to Nov. 6, 1888, the Re
publicans have been only too fearful
that some other party would catch the
Colored vote. Some Colored men had
the courage to declare they were Demo
crats during that period, but they did so
at the risk of their lives, and all were
more or les& denounced and ostracised
by their former friends and associates
both Colored and white. The fealty of
the Colored men to the Republican party
has been unparallelled in the history of
political parties, and now for the Repub
lican party to desire to throw the Col
ored man over-board is the basest sort
The most elaborate and extensive en
dorsements of any Colored man for a
presidential appointment which have
come to our notice are those of R. C. O,
Benjamin, E*p., the only Colored mem
ber of the California bar, for the mission
of United States Consul to Antigua, W.
I. If President Harrison pays no atten
tion to his petition then the Lord help
all the other Colored applicants. Mr.
Benjamin is eminently fitted to fill the
position for which he applies and we
hope he will be appointed.
All of our Colored exchanges are bit
ter in the denunciation of the policy
foreshadowed by President Harrison in
his treatment of Colored men who ap
ply to him for their just share of the
offices at his disposal. If there are any
members of the Republican party who
DESERVE recognition they are found
among the Colored members.
The Colored voters of Desba County
Ark., stuck to their candidate Hon. J.
Pennoyer Jones and the result was his
election as County Judge, though there
were three tickets in the field. We
have known Judge Jones for a number
of years and for pluck and energy he
cannot be beaten.
If there is a visible admixture of Afri
can blood in your composition you need
not expect much from the Harrison ad
ministration. You must root hog or die.
A fine dress shirt, White's select
stock, 6 for $8.50.
Miss Laura Stallard who has been ill
with bronchitis is improving.
Furnished rooms fpr gentlemen only,
at Mrs. S. Gant's, 213G and 2138 State
St. George Commandery entertain
ment will be a hummer and don't you
Don't forget that there'll be great
times at Central Hall, Tuesday evening
Ladies, have your dressmaking done
by Mrs. Pendergiast, No. 77 E.Harrison
sti eet, ground floor.
Should you wish first class meals
served in fiist class style try Mrs. J. H.
Hunters No. 201 Third Ave.
Mr. Robert Willard has moved to
Butterfleld street. Mr. J. W. Hed
derson will also reside at that number.
Messrs. Pope and Smith, 121 Lake St.
wiH clean and repair your clothing and
make it as good as new. Give them a
Have you tiied the meals at Mr. R. K.
Jones' No. 211 Third ave. top flat? No.
Well, try them and you will not eat any
Cards are out announcing the ap
proaching nuptials of Miss Mamie Wil
son to Mr. Nelson Hayes. Date Wed
nesday, May 1.
Go to Peoples outfitting Co. 171173
\Y. Madison street and buy goods if you
wish to save money. Read their ad on
the second page.
If you are anting cheap furniture and
don't know where to get it read the ad
vertisement of the People's Outfitting
Co., on second page.
If you are looking for first class rooms
and meals try Mrs. Lucy Brown No.
155 Third ave. near Polk street. Tran
The Reapers and Gatherers opened a
grand fair at St. Setephens church last
Tuesday evening with a-oncer under
the management of Mr. E. Pitman.
Drop a postal with your address to
White Shirt Co. 3611 Butterfield St. and
an agent will call to get your measure
for a half dozen of their excellent shiits.
Subscribers who change their place of
resilience should at once send a postal
card to THE APPEAL 325 Dearborn Chica
go, giving both the old and new address.
If this is done they'll be sure to re
ceive the paper regularly.
Information wanted by Miss Fannie
Ford concerning Granderson Washing
ton, who was cook at the Colored Camp
Fremont, near Washington, D. in
1862. Address, Mrs. Fannie Brown,
care of THE APPEAL, Chicago, 111.
The infant son of J. W. Henderson is
very ill with brain fever. Mrs. Ida
Hendeison its mother who died in De
cember was taken from the vault and in
terred last Sunday. Rev. L. H. Reynolds
conducted the burial ceremony.
If you wish to buy a home be sure to
see Wm. Frink at 544 Morris street,
near Garfield Boulevard and Wright
stieet. He has a number of fine cottages
and sells them very reasonable on
monthly payments or your own terms.
We call especial attention to the ad
vertisement of The Baldwin Furniture
Co., which appears on the last page.
Those who wish first class furniture at
lowest possible prices should visit the
magnificent establishment at 255 & 257
Persons having local news, items etc.
for THE APPEAL should get to the office
as early in the week as possible. If
they come late they may not get in,
as paid matter is given the preference.
Bring or send your items to the office
325 Dearborn street, suite 13-14-15.
Miss Flora Batson the Colored "Jenny
Lind" and "Queen of Song" and Mr. W.
J. Powell, celebrated baritone and
"King of Fun," will appear in Bergen
Star concerts at Farwell Hall, Chicago
April 19 New Opera House, Galesburg
April 23-24 Grand Opera House, Quincy
April 30 St. Louis May 2-6. Manager
Bergen's address from April 11 to 20 will
be 2516 Dearborn street, Chicago.
Miss Leona Richardson, grand daugh
ter of Mrs. Harriet Champ J54 Seven
teenth street entertained a large number
of her little friends on the fifth anniver
sary of her Sirth day April 11, from 4 to 7
P. M. they were well entertained by
Miss Leona and her friend Miss Bertha
Hall. After enjoying a bounteous re
past the little folks took their departure
leaving a number of useful presents and
their best wishes.
The readers of THE APPEAL will do a
friendly act and one that will benefit
the paper greatly, by spending^their
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money with the people who advertise
in it. They are anxious for your trade
and prove it by advertising in this
paper. Help those that help you, or,
help your institutions. Read all the ad
vertisements as carefully as you do any
thing else and, when vou patronize our
advertisers, please let them know you
do so because they advertise in THE AP
Josepeh R. Barbor died last Tuesday
at the residence of his sister Mrs. John
Curry 3737 Cottage Grove ave. Mr.
Barbor had but recently returned to our
city from Los Angeles to where both
parental and medical care could be
given him. Dr. D. H. Williams was
called and by a careful examination
pronounced his condition beyond hope
His death though not unexpected was
sudden. By consent of family and a
few friends, a post mortem examination
was held Wednesday morning by Drs.
Dan H. Williams and J. N. Cooker, who
seon discovered that his immediate
death was caused by heart clot between
left oricle and ventricle. It is a great
comfort to know he had given his heart
to the Savior and so promptly attended
to the oidinance of God's house, while
he has missed life's opportunities, he
has escaped life's sorrow and sufferings
and has laid down life's responsinci
bihties and gone to heaven where suffer
ings, sickness and sonow can never
come. The funeral services took place
at his sisters residence, conducted by
Rev. Jordan Chavis. His remarks Were
appropriate and a more impressive
scene could scarcely be conceived than
Chicago House Cleaning Co.
One of the dreads of housekeepers is
house-cleaning time, and as that time
will shortly arrive THE APPEAL calls the
attention of the public to the Chicago
House Cleaning Company which has re
centlybeen organized by Messrs. James
C. Battles and Payton Randolph. They
emplov the latest and best known ma.
terials and tools and only experienced
reliable woikmen capable of executing
their work in a most thorough und su.
penor manner. They do general house
cleaning chimney sweeping dusting,
wiping and cleaning papered walls oil
ing and polishing wodwork and floors
clean wood-work, painted walls, win
dow s, lights, mirrors, globes, mantles
etc., cleaning yards and cellars, remov
ing rubbish. Fumigate and whitewash
cellars, carpets taken up and cleaned by
"steam. Also clean carpets on the floors.
Carpets taken up, altered made over and
relaid. They give their personal supei"
vision to all work placed in their hands.
In short they fill a long felt want. Leave
orders at their office No. 182 State street
After the close of the services at St.
Stephens A. M. E. Church Sunday eve*
A disorderly young man caused a dis
turbance in the vestibule of the church.
The officers of the church endeavored
to chastize him but they were soon sur
rounded by a number of his associates
who made such vile threats and caused
such a disorder in general that one of
the officers went to turn in the alarm
while one of the others held the fellow.
After arriving at the central box he dis
covered that he had lost his key in a
scuffle with the boys. The boys escaped.
Warrants will be issued for their arrest
Looked lake a Laundry Check.
It is a well known fact that a majority
of professional men write very badly, so
badly, in fact, that sometimes the
writers themselves cannot decipher
their hiei oglyphics when they get cold.
Dr. Daniel H. Williams doesn't write
such a bad hand, but either bad writing
or the peculiar appearance of all physi
cians perscriptions is responsible for the
following story which the Doctor tells.
Las week a small boy called at his
office to get a peiscription for his mother.
The perscription was written as uwsal in
Latin with apothecaries signs affixed.
The little fellow as soon as he left the
office calle to his "chum" who was wait
ing outside and they tiled to read what
was written of course they made an
ignomious failure, and, as usual with
human nature, they proceeded to shift
the blame for their failure off their
shoulders. Said the little fellow: "Gee
whizz! dis is de tufies writen I've seen
lately. Nobody can't understand dis.
Disis to git medicine wid but I'll bet,
ef I tuck it to a Chinaman, he'd break
his neck gitten to a bundle of washin."
The Colored Bicyclists of Chicago are
requested by the Colored Bicycle Club
to meet at the residence of Theodore
Hubbard 3514 Butterfield street, next
Saturday, April 27 at 7 m.Phil Loh"
man, Harry Bright, Theo. Hubbard'
The Ladies Sewing Circle, Willing
Workers, of Bethel A. M. E., will open
their fair April, 22, with a pink tea.
And during the week of the fair they
will produce a very interesting drama,
all donations will be thaukfully received.
Sent to 2809 Butterfield street, in care o*
Mrs. Chas. H. Howard, Secretary.
For Bent Cheap.
An elegant new corner brick store
and basement on 36th street corner 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.) Apply
in the afternoon.
St. George's Entertainment.
Don't forget that St. George Com
mandery No. 4, K. T. will give its an
nual entertainment and promenade con
cert at Central Hall, Twenty second
street and Wabash avenue Tuesday
evening April 23. It will be a grand
H. C. Beaufort, Chairman,
H. Graham, Secretary
The Autumn's May Party.
The annual May party of the famous
Autumn Club will take place about May
15th. Look THE APPEAL for furture
The first of May will soon be here and
there are a number of our subscribers
who will move to new residences. All
who change their addresses are requested
to send postal cards notifying ua of the
change. Be sure to give full name, and
the old as well as the new address. Ad
dress tho cards THE APPEAL, Chicago,
111. Just as soon as you move to your
new residences notify us, not before.
A Dog Unearths a Murder.
Zebulon, Ga April 15.-Three miles
from this place, several months ago, a
traveler on the Barnsville road, saw his
dog run into the woods, and emerge a
moment later with a bone. Something
prompted the traveler to examine the
bone whice proved to be a jaw bone,
with two teeth in it. They were cer
tainly human teeth. Going on a little
further he met Emma Jenkins, to whom
he showed the bone. The sight of it
hrew her into a convulsion. She then
told a strange story. She had been visit
ing at the house of Green Griffith in
1887. One day a strange Colored man
came by, who gave his name as Evans.
He had never teen seen before. He
asked if he could stay all night and was
given an affirmative answer. He was
sitting by the fire when Griffith entered.
The latter didn't speak a word to him
In a few minute* Griffith went out, and
returning directly with an ax, he went
upto Eyaus and burning the ax in
Evans' head, said:
"What in the devil are you doing
Griffith then compelled his wife and
Emma Jenkins to help him carry the
body into the woods, where it was cov
ered with leaves and left. Griffith was
arrested and placed in jail yesterday for
the murder of evans and convicted
He will be hanged in June.
Hou se Cleaning.
Nothing, perhaps, is such a wear and
tear upon the system and disposition as
the process of house cleaning. The
chaos it brings, added to the many un
pleasant phases and experiencees are
most annoying, but they aie inevitable,
for the house must be cleaned, every so
often, especially in the spring. Wives
and husbands like to have neat homes,
whatever comes. They like good rail
roads, too, and theiefore e\ery sensible
person takes the Saint Paul & Duluth
Railroad, the "Duluth Short Line," to
and from St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth,
West Superior, and other points. In
formation furnished cheerfully by A. B.
Plough, General Passenger Agent, St.
Paul, Minn., or by ticket agents.
Oklahoma Wide Open!
Now that the President has issued his
proclamation declaring the Oklahoma
lands open for the taking of claims, every
one will be interested in knowing how
they can leach this section with as little
delay a possible, and the least expense
The MINNEAPOLIS & ST. LOUIS
RAILWAY, "Albert Lea Route." in
connection with CHICAGO, KANSAS &
NEBRASK RY., offeis the only direct
and feasible route to this section.
Only one change of cars between St.
Paul or Minneapolis and Pound Cieek,
I. T., where connections are made with
Stage line for Ft. Reno, Ft. Sill, and all
interior points in the Oklahoma country
For Rates, Time Table, etc., address
your nearest R. R. Agent, or write to
S. F. BOYD, G. T. & P. A., M. & St. L.
Where to Get THE APPEAL.
For the benefit of persons who are not
regular subscribers, THE APPEAL is on
sale in Chicago at the following places
Chas. Landre, 111 Hairison street.
R. S. Bryan, 446 State street.
F. A. Chinn, 338 Thirtieth street.
W. H. Monroe, 370 Dearborn street.
W. Nelson, 179 Walnut street.
Remonde House, 295|, Clark street.
T. W. Johnson, 2734 State street.
I. B. Walters, 2828 State street.
Thomas Buck, 75J Harrison street.
C. Tracy, 110 Harrison street.
G. W. Richardson,6036 Halsted street.
J. C. Cranshaw, 456 36th street.
John Griffith, 807 Austin avenue.
C. M. Hunt, 2611 State street.
Wm. Brown,5630 State street.
H. W. Nelson, 214 W. Randolph.
Barney Moore, 2646 State street.
Jacob Dozier, 2941 State street.
Thos. J. Birchler, 2724 State street.
Chicago Office, 325 Dearborn street.
Are You Going to Nashville?
The National Educational Association
meets in Nashville July 16th to 19th,
1889, and as usual, the enterprising
Monon Route will sell excursion tickets
at special low rates for the round trip,
from Chicago, Michigan City, and all
points northwest. Through car arrange
ments will be made from Chicago to des
tination, and those contemplating attend
ance may be assured of superior accom
modations on the trip. The Monon is
the direct route to Nashville, and is
often called the University Route, from
the numerous University towns located
on its line. The term Monon has also
become familiarly known to teachers as
the Mammoth Cave Route, this world
renowned cavern being reached direct
by the Monon in connection with L. &
N. R. R, All those who desire to see
something interesting enroute, and
make the trip Pullman's finest buffet
sleepers, parlor chafr cars, or palatial
da3' coaches, can do so by securing their
tickets via. the Monon Route. For
special information, address L. E. Ses
sions, T. P. A., Box 581, Minneapolis,
or E. O. McCormick, G. P. A. 185 Dear
born St., Chicago.
Prfscilla Davis, Colored, died at Balti
more Friday ot the advanced age of 105.
There is an old Colored man who cir
culates around Leary, Ga., by the name
of Frank Pachitla, who in slavery days
was noted for his fleetness of foot. He
was then, as he is now, constitutionally
opposed to work, and used to spend the
most of his time in Pachitla Creek
swamp, from which fact he derived his
name. In those good old days, Frank
used to run before the dogs, and he was
hardly ever run down. He can't run
any more, however, on account of the
infirmities of old age.
Remember the opening of the Baptist
Go to Mrs. Williams for board 219 3d
Mr. Minor of Madison, Wis., spent
Sunday visiting in our city.
Mr. L. A. Moore, of this city left for
Chicago Wednesday morning.
Jessie James will be at the Pence
Opera to-night for the last time.
The Farr Band will give an entertain
ment May 6th at their hall 521 Nicollet
Mrs. S. Burke and family, of Bellenue,
Iowa is in the city visiting relatives and
Go to Dorsett and Co. 418 Nicollet are.
for cream they will furnish at reduced
rates to churches and societies.
Mrs. C. L. Hunt left for Milwaukee
Wednesday evening to be with her
mother who is quite il at her home
Mrs. J. B. Brown of Duluth past
through our city, on her way to Rich
Valley Dak., last week, and spent sev
eral day's visiting Mrs. Burke.
The Ladies Sewing Circle of the Uni
que Baptist churck will open their fair
at Freya,s Hall 505J Washington ave. S..
on Monday evening May 13th and will
lun one week.
Mr. L. Smiley the great vocalist who
claims to have a pure female voice and
who has been in our city for some time
will leave next week to join the Richard
& Pringle minstrel troop in Wheeling,
The Baptist Mission Society met last
Sunday evening as usual at Freya's Hall,
and after worship they had determined
to organize themselves into a permanent
church body, and begin by adopting
some valuable resolutions offered by Mr.
J, Gibbs, after which C. O. Seams was
elected clerk pro tern, there were 18
HI tide of faith presented and adopted
Mr. C. O. Seams was elected church
clerk, Mr. J. C. Todd was elected dea
con, Mr. J. C. Reid was eleoted treas
urer and Rev. J. P. Brown moderator.
After organizing the name of Unique
Baptist church was chosen. They start
with the following raembeiship in their
church: Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Todd, Mr.
and Mrs. H. H. Thompson, Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Henderson Mesdames J. B.
Webb, S. L. Lapradd, G. O. Barnett F.
Shepardson Miss Jennie Bird Messis
Jasper Gibbs, S. Wooten, M. E. Single
ton, A. E. Curties and J. B. Reid. Rev
their pastor, he has been here for
several months and has doe very effec
tive work since his arrival.
was in the city this week.
I wish to correct a statement in your
last issue, under Minneapolis News
Elder L. C. Sheafe preached the funeral
Sermon of Miss Emma Garnet, assisted
by myself. J. M. Henderson.
Pilgrim Baptist Church.
The time of restraint for many of our
citizens is just at its close then into
every form of amusement they will dive
to the full. Where is the profit spirit
ually? Whatever is a sin to do at one
time, is also a sin at another time. We
believe in a lent that lasts through the
various stages of life. A usual on Sun
day services were well attended ard
profitable wordswords of life fell from
the Elder's lips upon attentive hearts
and ears. The week has been a heavy
one with our pastor. The demand upon
his time and strength are numerous,
Sunday morning Easter sermon, at 3 p.
m. sermon to the Pilgrim Commandery
K. T. No. 22. An appropriate exercise
for the evening. On the 25 of this month
there will be a jug-breaking entertain
ment. Our Church Aid Society is grow
ing in number and interest, come out
Monday evening, see, hear and be pro
fited. We will have an interesting lec
ture on the life and labor of Lewis Hay
den, by the pastor. It must be gratify
ing to every thoughtful Colored man and
woman to see in every periodical of the
day an elaborate article entitled, "The
Negro Problem." We are more than
glad to know that we have ceased to be
thought of as a "thing" and have arisen
to that height where we cause the peo
Mantell, in the romantic drama "Mon. burned to death. The criminal will be
bars," will open at the Newmarket next tried for her life at the next term of
Monday evening for three nights and couit.
Wednesday matinee. Seats are now on
The entertainment by the "Little
Maids From School," at Pilgrim Baptist
church Thursday night drew a packed
house. The affair was under the man
age ment of Miss Lulu Griswold and was,
a giand success financially and other
wise. The ladies and gentlemen who so
ably assisted in making the occasion a
successful one are entitled to greatcredil
for their efforts.
Business at the Olympic as usual good.
For week of April 22d with Saturday
matinee we have "Doyles American
Tourists" the specialty stars are Louis
and Chic Kehoe, character change artists
Clifford and Carroll, Negro song and
dance new Phil and Hattie Mills, Dutch
sketch artists Tom Doyle, a great clog
and jig dancer Harry McBride and
Mamie Goodrich, Irish comedy Duo
Rians and Bently, celebrated double
contortionists, Mack and Raymond
Grace Cylvano and many others. The
whole concluding with a laughable
comedy entitled "Montana Jack."
pie of these United States to scratch
their heads and pronounce us a problem.
We are a problem because we are here
to stay. We are a problem because
against almost insurmountable obstacles
we have advanced, and to such a degre
that our friends cry. "If we dontget
rid of the negro, he will soon take our
place and nation." This is where the
problem comes in this problem like all
others has a key this we hold, let us use
it well,unlock, solve.as the omnipotent
ruler would have us. Patiently con
stantly, truthfully, show to the rest of
mankind that we willbeapeople will
respect ourselves, and therefore com
mand the respect of others.
St. James A. M. E Church,
Notwithstanding the strike, the con
gregations last Sabbath were as large es
The morning congregation becomes
larger each Sabbath. M. M. Smith the
former librarian of the Sabbath School
has taken up his residence at Washing
ton where he has opened up a Bureau
of Inquiry and Information the chief ob
ject of which is to place lost relatives in
communication with one another. Our
knowledge of his ability an*1
cause us to prophecy great success for
On April 29th the combined steward
esses board will give a Crazy Festival at
the new Masonic Hall on Jackson St.
the proceeds are to be used for charit
The committee will dress in appro
priate costumed, music, recitations, and
flowers, fruit and supper aire among the
attractions, particulars will be an
nounced next week.
To-monow (Easter) will be observed
as becames the occasion. Saturda)' after
noon all the ladies of the church have
been requested to meet at the church
for the purpose of decorating it. AH
are requested to bring the birds in the
morning. Let flowers and song and joy
ful praises be the order of the day. fcjer"
vices at 3 o'clock and in morning and
The entire day will be devoted to gos
pel service, preaching and music by the
choir morning and evening and a Sun
day School Progrmme in the afternoon.
The proceeds of the afternoon collection
are for the Foreign Missionary Spciety
of which Rev. J. M. Townsend of Rich
mond, Ind., is Secretary. He expects
to receive $10,000 fiom the A. M. E.
Connection on that occasion.
Sister Thompson is much better. Mrs.
Richardson is slowly recovering. Bro.
T. H. Lyles was confined to his room all
Dont fail to attend at least one of the
servicee^tomoriow. Come sit among the
flowers and singing birds and let your
songs go up with theirs in praising ou*
Faraby Singleton, a Colored female
-r, convict in the .^outh Carolina peniten-
mitted an act a few days since which
will probably consign her to the gallows.
She beized a live coal, wrapped it in a
pair of woolen stockings ond placed it
under the mattress of a bed in which
T, -o two women were lying sick with the
Mrs. Robert Ragan of Minneapolis measles.
The stockade was locked and
The fascinating young actor Robert fire was discovered they were
CUTE AND CLEVER,
A MAX famous for his discreot habit of
speech once said that he often regretted
his utterances, but very rarely his silence
A MABBIED man," says one who knows,
can always pack a trunk more easily that
a bachelor can. He gets his wife to do *i
THE hop is said to be becoming obsolete aJ
fashionable watering places, but any sum
mer hotel proprietor can inform you that
she skip is not.
WHAT are all those girls shouting
tor all the time? What do they mean bj
A?" asked a country visitor in a city ba
ar. Oh, it's a mere buy-word," was the
IF it were not for the auburn butter of the
nountain resort, you could not swallow the
D.-ead that set instead of rising And if it
were not for the bread, you could not swal
low the butter.
THE old adage: "Better the day.better th
Seed," which is often quoted to justify work
Ml Sunday, does not always hold good*, es
^cially when the deed is of real estate ex
teuted on the Sabbath.
IF young men this country put half as
much energy into their daily work as they
io into playing ball, the young men of this
sountry would be rich enough to marry be
fore they were two years older.
A CALIFORNIA judge recently granted ft
fhvoree to a husband on the ground that he
was insane when married. There are thou
sands of husbands who think that they ought
to be divorced on the same plea.
Mr dear, if you don't quit annoying me,
tI shall really have to move to Mexico,"
said a Washington man to his wife the
jther day. What good would that do, I'd
ike to know?" There is a law there com
ellmg males, and males only,towear panta-
3* is easy to make a loango in debt. The
forms are all prepared, tho road is smooth.
But there are no forms waiting to pay it.
IThe road is rough, the weather is lowering
and stormy. Circumstances conspire to
olock the way and defeat all enterprises
sending that direction.
LET no person flatter himself that because
a man is loud of voice and blunt in speech,
ever ready with cruel judgment of others
and free with advice on all matters, that he
will pleasantly accept such treatment from
others, for he is quite as likely to resent in
terference with his affairs as the man of
Rentier speech and greater charity.
IT IS easy to form the habit of meddle
someness and to persuade one's self into the
belief that one's mission is to be a "private
investigator and public advisor," that one is
apt to forget that in the regulation of one's
own conduct life presents enough perplex
ing problems without trespassing upon the
rights of others in a mistaken zeal to con
cert them to abetter wav
has revolutionized tb*
world during the last half
vu i- century. Not leastamong
the wonders of inventive progress is a meth
od and system of work that can be performed
aUo\erthe country -without separatlnetbe
workers from their homes Pay liberal- anv
one can do the work eitheimportancegtor sex youn old
no special ability required. Cartel not ne^d'
ed you are startede free. Cut this ont ana
return to us^n we wiU send you free, some-
Address TBUE 6 Co., Augusta, Maine.
that will start you in business, which will
bring you in more money right awav tha
anything el*e in the worfd.
A. DIVER'S EXPERIENCE.'
An Hour of Agony at the Bottom.
of the Mississippi.
Surgery Under Water-Impaled Throafflft
tbe Foot by a Strong BoltA Cut from
the Instep to the ToeThe Story as
Told by Diver JUoore.
When submarine divers go down under
water they look for and expect all sorts of
adventures. Engagements with devil-fish
Df enormous proportions are of every-day
occurrence, while the finding of human
bodies and other ghastly evidencesof ship
wreck is a small matter to the professional
3iver. Probably one of the most noted
divers in this country, says the San Fran
cisco Examiner, is John Moore, who is now
in this city on business. Mr. Moore claims
New Orleans as his home, althoughheis re
sently from Seattle, W. T. It was et the
Chicago Hotel on Jackson street that an
Examiner reporter met him a few days ago,
and heard one of the most thrilling advent
ures that ever befell a man under water,
he having been impaled through the foot in
some twenty feet of water at Memphis,
Tenn. Mr. Moore walks with an almost im
perceptible lameness as a result of his ad
ventures in the Mississippi river.
"That foot bothers me at times," said tho
diver, "and the horror of the situation 1 was
in I shall never forget."
Mr. Moore removed his shoe and stocking
from his right foot, which is slit from near
the instep to between the great and second
toes, he having released himsolf by tearintr
his foot tnrough the bolt at the time of the
The story, however, is best told in the
diver's own words:
It was in October, 1883," said Mr. Moore,
"that I was engaged to do the underwater
workthat is, to build the inclines for the
Kansas City, Springfield & Memphis rail
road at Memphis. My work was all under
water, I having to sink caps on top of the
piles, and then drive drift bolts in each pile.
The latter were six in a row, forming what
is termed a bent. ^The incline was about
four hundred feet in length, thebents being
sixteen feet apart It was ou the morning
of October 17 that I was sent over to the
West Memphis side and made a survey. I
found that the incline lacked afoot of being
Sown on the caps, and so reported to the
shief engineer. I was directed to bolt the
nclme timbers to the caps, and it was in do
ng this that the accident that nearly cost
tne my life occurred. I used the regulation
diving-dress, with helmetand air-pump, but
relied principally on my life-line and signal-
Mr. Moore then explained the method of
irawing a bolt twenty feet under water.
'In this instance," he continued, "apiece
3f two-inch gas pipe of the required length'
was used. After holes had been bored
bhe timbers a bolt was sent down the pipe,
and, being put into position by the diver,
was rammed home something after the
manner of loadmg a gun. Every thing pro
gressed nicely until about the middle of the
lay. I had just pointed the pipe over a bolt
hole, and gave the signal to send the bolt
lown and ram away, when I felt a sharp,
stinging pam my right foot and found
myself impaled. I reached for my hfe-hne,
but owing to the muddy nature of the water
in the Mississippi I was unable to find it for
3everai moments. By that time I realized
my position. The bolt had heen driven
through the string-piece of the incline, then
through my foot, and then into the top of
the pile. I confess that I was frightened
at first, but well knowing that if I lost my
presence of mind I would be a goner, I
braced up and looked around for some way
to release myself. If I had a slate with me
I could have sent it up and notified those
above of the fix I was in, but I had gone
down that day without one. My situation
was a very serious one.
"The current was running at the rate of
about six miles an hour, and there I was, a
prisoner under twenty feetof water, suffer
ing intense pam and losing a large quantity
of blood. There was no other diver within
three or four miles of the place, and things
looked very blue for me. I had been impaled
for probably half an hour when the men
above concluded that something was
wrong, and tried to signal me with my life
line. This was finally abandoned, and a
young fellow named John Conners, who
acted as my tender, came down. Ho brought
with him tho dullest knife 1 think I ever
saw. He came down to meet me in a novel
way. He had no diving suit, but got one of
the men on the lighter to hold my hfe-hne
and hose, and came down by them. He
had to act quickly, and as soon as he
reached me he placed the knife in my hand,
and releasing his hold on the hne, rose to
"I can assure you I felt better when I got
hold of that knife. My first work was to
sharpen it on apiece of railroad iron, piles
of which were around me. I then cut tbe
upper strap of my shoe and then cut the
right leg of my dress off just above the
knee. This resulted in tho water filling my
dress up to my chin. This I did not mind,
however, for as long as tbe air-pump was
kept going I was safe. The mam trouble
was to get my foot clear. I could not, from
the position I was in, reach down further
than the upper strap of my knee. Had I
been able to do so I would have slit my foot
between the toes.
"I tried in every possible way to clear my
self, but it was impossible, and, as a last re
sort I had to suflerthe torture of having
the bolt torn through the flesh. I signaled
with my life-line, which was attached to the
winch, and the engine started. Tho agony
was simply terrible, and after being im
paled under water for fifty minutes I was
brought up very faint from loss of blood."
A Silly Bible Misprint.
It is popularly supposed, remarks a corre
spondent of the London Daily News, that
the Authorized Version of the Bible, as we
have it to-day, is entirely free from printers'
errors and it may be interesting to a good
manyof your readers to learn that it contains
any thing of the kind. The following pas
sage, however, speaks for itself, and the
misprint contained in it will be readily no
ticed: "Woe to the idol shepherd that leav
eth the flock! The sword shall be upon his
arm, and upon his right eye his arm shall
be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be
utterly darkened" (Zechariah, chap xi,
v. 17). Curiously enough, this error has
been allowed to remain uncorrected by the
University Press for nearly fifty years, and
possibly for a much longer period at any
rate, it will be found in the editions of the
Bible for 1839 and 1883, 1885 being the date
of publication of the Revised Version, tt
was of course discovered by the Revising
Company, and it would seem as if they
wished to consign the fault to oblivion as
they substituted a new adjective ("worth-
less") for that misprintednamely, "idle-"
avoiding, moreover, any reference, mar
ginal or otherwise, to the alteration made.
An Energetic Defentte.
This is not oursit's English, you know
and is copied from London Tid-Bits: "I say'
Bill," said a worthy fellow, "do you know
that Jones said you were not fit to clean his
shoes?" "Did he?" was the reply "I hone
vou defended me." "Yes, that I did
"Well, how did you do it?" "I said yin1
soles arm IA wv. v
A Big Pair of Shoes.
A shoemaker at Atlanta, Ga., has int r,
ished the largest pair of slwes^ver^J?
for actual use. It took a JS3h2J
i pounds. The
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