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VOL. IV: NO. 49.
XHftngs of the Past Week in all
Parts of the Great Metro
polis of the Wes t.
*The APPEAL'S News Budget,.
Miss Lillian Ash is visiting friends in
Mr. G. W. Holland is quite ill with
A fine dress shirt, White's select
stock, 6 for $8.50.
Mr. George Henderson of St. Louis
was in the citv this week.
Mr. Sbaw, president of the Duma's
Literay jClub has resigned.
You must read THE APPEAL to be well
informed about Chicago affairs.
The Autumn Club promises a grand
time at their annual May party.
Monday night the Knights Templar
gave exhibition drill at Bethel church.
Furnished rooms for gentlemen only,
at Mrs. S. Gant's, 213G and 2138 State
Mr. Fred Barrett of the West side fell
on bis arm last week causing a very pain
Mrs. N. J. O'Neill has been quite sick
for a week or so at her residence 2417
Mr. W.C Bell of this city has returned
from Pass Christian, Miss., where he
spenc the winter.
Mr. J. H. Sampson has puichased the
house No. 1234 Trumbull avenue, where
he will reside in the future.
Should you wish first class meals
served in first tlaes style try Mrs. J. H.
Hunters No. 201 Third Ave.
The Boquet Club of Olivet church will
give a conceit ior the benefit of the
church at dantral Hall May.20.
A complimentary reception will be
tendered to Dr. Carrie Golden, next
monday evening at Quinn chapel.
The place to get anything in the
jewelry line or to have repairing done is
at Henry Ritter's No. 3152 State street.
Messrs. Pope and Smith, 121 Lake St.
wiH clean and repair your clothing and
make it as good as new. Give them a
Mrs. Mildred Scroggtos has returned
from her visit %p Louisville and is now
.quite ill at hei residence, 502 State
i?** Have ytftftfied the meals at Mr. R. K.
Jones' No. 211 Third ave. top flat? No.
Well, try them and vou will not eat any
Mr. H. H. Jones the popular Wabash
avenue barber, will remove in a few
weeks, fioin Evanstonto his new home
on Fifty-fifth street.
If you are looking for first class rooms
and meals try Mrs. Lucy Brown No.
155J Third ave. near Polk street. Tran
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricb
ardbon died at their residence 6032
Halstead street last Friday. The fun
eral took place Sunday.
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 shirts.
The popular resort for the young folks
out South is the ice cream parlors of
Mr. I. B. Walters No. 2828 State street
Sunday nights after church, if you wish
to be the swim go to Walters'.
The Autumn Club wishes those who
desire invitations and who have changed
their addresses since the last party, to
send new addresses to C. H. Harrison,
141 17th street of F. L. McGhee, 2723
Subscribers who change their place of
residence should at once send a postal
card to THE APPEAL 325 Dearborn Chica
go, giving both the old and new addiess.
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. C, in
1862. Address, Mis. Fannie Blown,
care of THE APPEAL, Chicago, 111.
If you wish to buy a home be sure to
see Wm. Fnnk at 544 Morris street,
near Garfield Boulevard and Wiight
-street. He has a number of fine cottages
and sells them very reasonable on
monthly payments or youi own terms.
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.
Monday, William Bennett living at
1725 State street had a little misun
derstanding with his wife regarding his
manner of sweeping the floor. Mis.
Bennett emphasized her remarks on the
subject by seizibg a coffee pot and dash
ing it at her lord who was badly scalded
by the hot coffee.
At the christening of Florence Ethel
the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Wright, last week, the following presents
were received: Handsome ring, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry scarf pin, father
Crochet sack, Mrs. Andrew Anderson
Valenciennes lace, Mrs. Deacon Jones
bank, Mrs. Walter Scott childs cloak,
Mrs. M. Williams.
Alonzo Moore, Colored, and Jennie
lv*illiams, white, were locked up Mon
day night at the Armory by Officers
French and Enders. The officers say agents.
that Jennie Williams is the wife of a
well-to-do merchant of Cincinnati, who
left ber husband to live with the man.
They are now wanted, the officers say,
for fifteen burglaries in Cincinnati. The
proceeds, the officers claim, were dis
posed Of in various cities, Jennie Wil
liams having charge of that part of the
The readers of THE APPEAL Will do a
friendly act and one that will benefit
the paper greatly, by spending their
money with the pi ople 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 inow you
do so because they advertise in THE AP-
Matters and Thin gs Spiritual and
Financi al in God's
Chicago Church Circles.
The North Side Baptist church has
regular service every Sunday at 3 and
8 p. m.
Services at St. Luke's church Engle
wood, morning at 10.45 evening at 7.30
Sabbath school at 2 30.
Pullman Mission A. M. E. Chuich
service every Sunday at 3 o'clock. Rev.
J. H. W. Collins, pastor.
Services at Emanuel Congregational
Church Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7 30 p.
m. Sunday school at 12:30. Rev. Simon
Peter Smith, pastor.
Services every Sunday morning at 11
and evening at 7.30 at St. Thomas Epis
copal Church, Rev. J. E. Thompson,
Shiloh Baptist Church 230 Sixty-third
street, Englewood. Sunday school at
3 o'clock. Services at 7.30 P. M. Prayer
The public is cordially invited to at
tend service at Olivet church every Sun
day morning at 11, and evening at 7:30.
Sunday school at 2 30.
The thiid quarterly meeting will take
place at Allen Chapel Sunday May 5.
conveyances will carry visitors from the
Milwaukee avenue street car to church
and back. Come and beep us.
Preaching at Providence Sunday at 11
a. m. and 7.3 p. m. Sunday school at
2 40 p. m. Come and let us reason to
gether. Why standeth thou afar off.
Draw near to God and He will draw
near to thee. Rev. R. Meredith, pastor.
The congregation of Grace Presbyter
ian church hold their services at 3233
State street every Sabbath at 11 a. m.
and 7.45 p. m. The Sabbath school
services take place at 12.15 p. m. The
public is cordially invited to attend all
The propertv on Twenty-fifth street
having been sold to the Chuich of Christ
has removed to its old quarters in Apolo
Hall 2730 State street. Services Sunday
11: o'clock a. m. Sunday school at 2.30
o'clock, evening service 7:30 p. m.
Wednesday evening prayer meeting.
All aie welcome. W. G. F. Reed,
Mr. Moses H. Jackson having been
formally call to be pastor of the Grace
Presbyterian Church, the Presbytery at
its annual meeting at Englewood ap
pointed Monday the 29th of April for
his ordination and installation. Rev.
John L. Withrow will propound the
constitution questions, Rev. J. H. Mal
colm preach the sermon, Rev. T. C.
Hall charge the pastor and Rev. S. J.
McPherson, the people. The public is
invited. The ceremony took place last
Monday Revs. John L. Withrow, J. H.
Malcolm, T. C.Hale and S. J. McPher
'fused at a Restaurant.
Mr. Rice of Chicago, who has been
railroading for the past twenty four
years, reports, that while in Wheeling,
W. Va., last Monday he met with
first refusal in a restauiant. It was a
greater insult from the fact that the
restaurant is owned by two colored
men Yates and Williams at No.
1402 Market street. Mr. Rice went in
and sat down at a table, but was roughly
informed that Colored people iwere not
served in the "white folks" dining room
and that if he wished anything to eat he
would have to go up stairs to a room set
apart for Colored people. This he re
fused to do and leaving the place, he
went to a first class restaurant owned
by a white man and was served without
question. Such Colored business men,
who discriminate against their people
are a disgrace to their race.
Now is the soulful time when the hap
less married man covers his Sunday suit
with soot and sacrifices his religion in
an endeavor to put up stove pipe that
will not fit. These are moving times,
indeed, and we may say with the poet,
that "The melancholy days have come,
the saddest of the year." But in mov
ing from one place to another, you will
always escape discomiort by taking the
Saint Paul "& Duluth Railroad, which is
the best and shortest route to and from
St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth, West Su
perior and other points, making close
connections beyond. For information
apply to A. B. Plough, General Passen
ger Agent, St. Paul, Minn., or to licket
8T. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS AND OHIO
Chicago's Grand Celebration of
the One Hundredth An
Tuesday was a 'gala day in Chicago.
Patriotism ran high and he was a traitor
who did not feel his bosom throb at love
of country shown by the people on the
hundredth anniversary of the inaugura
tion of the nation's first president.
The official celebration of the consti
tutional centennial began at 8 o'clock in
the morning, when a great chorus of
bells and whistles saluted the close of
a century of National existences %**!$%
Once startecTthe following programme
was carried out:
At 8.30 o'clock, salute of thirteen guns.
At 9 o'clock, church services at all
houses of worship.
At 11 o'elock, exercises at all public
At 12.33 o'clock, salute of forty-two
guns in honor of the States now in the
At 3 o'clock, mass-meetings in the Ex
position Building, Central Music Hall,
Battery D, Second regiment Armory,
Farwell Hall, Board of Trade Hall, and
two tents in Lake Fiont Park.
At 7.30 o'clock, fireworks at Lincoln
Park, the West Side Driving Park, and
Lake Front Park.
At 8 o'clock, banquet at theUuion
IN THE CHURCnES
John Brown Post and Martin Delaney
Post G. A. R. attended services at Olivet
church where they listened to a patri
otic sermon by the pastor, Rev. J. F.
Thomas. Mrs. Eliza Reed sang "John
Brown's body," the entire audience
joining in the chorus, appropriate selec
tion were also rendered by the choir.
Special sei vices were also held at all
the other chmches.
THE AIASS MEETINGS
At 3 o'clock, mass meetings occurred
at the fellowing places which were
crowded to their utmost capacity:
Exposition Building, Battery D, Sec
ond Regiment Michigan Avenue
Armory, Central Music Hall, Farwell
Hall, Board of Trade Hall, and two
tents on the lake front.
The programmes was similar at each
meeting and was a- follows:
1. Overture of American airs..Orchestra
2. Invocation... Chaplain
3. "Ht.il Columbia"
4. Introductory remarks Chairman
5. "Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean"...
6. Messages and letters Secretary
7. Resolutions Secretary
8. "Star Spangled Banner"
9. Address Speaker
10. National airs Band
11. Address Speaker
13. Benediction Chaplain
14. Grand march Band
The banquet was held in the evening
at the Union League Club. Judge W.
Q. Gresham presided. The toasts and
speakers were as follows:
"George Washington," the Hon. John
"James Madison," the Rev. Bishop
"Thomas Jefferson," the Hon L. D.
"John Marshall," the Hon. Robert T.
"Benjamin Franklin," the Rev. C. C.
"Henry Clay," the Hon W. C. P.
"Alexander Hamilton," the Hon.
"Daniel Webster," the Hon. Julius C.
"Abraham Lincoln," The Hon. John
"Ulysses S. Grant," the Hon. John
WEST SIDE HIGH SCHOOL.
Robert Shaw, of the West Division
High School took part the centennial
exercises last Tuesday which occurred
in the Assembly hall of the school build
ing. This young man being the only
pupil of the school selected to take part
on the programme. He recited with
great elocutionary effect the poem en
titled "What Constitutes a State" which
had been selected for the occasion, and
was received with a round of applause
from the vast audience. Robert Shaw
waspreceded by Gov. Fifer who con
cluded his remarks by quoting the ode
"What Constitutes a State." After the
exercises concluded he received the
congratulations from a number of the
professois of the school, and distin
guished gentlemen present.
The ladies or Quinn Chapel gave a
Martha Washington tea party and mock
inauguration Tuesday night. Mr. Solo
mon Taylor assumed the character of
America's first president and was duly
instated in office. Miss Luella Points
took the character of Martha Washing
ton. Mrs. T. W. Hendeison, wife of the
pastor, a most beautiful woman, was the
Goddess of Liberty. The choir ren
dered choice music. There were also
Solos by Misses Jackson and Spencer.
The whole closed with the grand chorus I the city visiting this week*|^w
THEGABDEN CITY LYCEUM. *i
The Garden City Lyceum celebrated
the Cehtcnnial at Bethel church in the
evening. After a few explanitory re
marks by Mr. R. S. Bryan, president of
1 the Club, Mr. A.S. Saunders, master of
ceremonies introduced Mr*
who made a speech. Mr. R.
read a paper on the Race,Pro)
J. C. Battles delivered a loi
on the "Progress of the
Reynolds made closing rei
freshments were served.
No one kuew wh were to
at the various meetings, hi
niittee, this prevented the
the people at any particular
hear a favorite orator Hon!
Langston spoke at Battery
dience of 12,000 people. Hi
address was mostenthusi
"Excuse*haste and a badl
the message left behind by
convict on escaping from
i andr e-
THE 3 O'CLOCK MEETINfl
IN LANGSTON'S HONOR.
Grand Banquet Tendered
Great Orator by His
A the Palmer House.
Wednesday night Hon. John M.
Langston delivered the annual address
to the Colored Men's Library Associa
tion, at Quinn Chapel. The church was
crowded and the distinguished orator
made an address which was received
with vociferous applause. At 11 o'clock
about Bixty of Chicago's representative
Colored citizens repaired to the Palmer
House where a banquet was served in
honor of the distinguished guest.
Mr. F. L. Barnett presided and at bis
right sat the guest of the evening.
The table was set to represent three
fourths of a parallelegram. The room
was radient with electric lights, and
presented an exceedingly bright appear
ance. At each plate was a menu card
and a list of toasts, as well as a bouton
The following was the very elaboiate,
Little Neck Clams.
Sliced Cucumbers, Duchess Potatoes.
New Green Peaa.
Croquettes of Sweetbreads.
Puree of Spiuach.
Dressed Lettucer^ Saratoga Chips.
Broiled Jack Snipe on Toast.
Russe. Assorted Cake."
Tuti Frutti Ice Cream.
After the croquettes a silent toast was
drunk to the honored guest, all arose
and greeted him silently. It was half
past one when the speech making be
The following toasts were then re
"Our Guest," F. L. Barnett.
"The Colored Pulpit," Rev. Jordan
"Our Girls and Boys," J. W. E.
"The Colored Soldier," Hannibal Car
-The Negro in Politics," the Hon.
John M. Langston.
"Women of the Race," the Rev. T.
"Our Professional Men," E. H. Mor
"Race Leaders." R. M. Mitchell.
"The Colored Press," A. T. Hall, Jr.
All the toasts were responded to in a
happy style and were received with
rounds of applause.
The gentlemen present were:
Jerry Stewart, A. Anderson,
R. E. Burrows, W. E. Tipton,
H. Patterson, D. C. Blakemore,
Johnson Carter, A. T. Hall, Jr.,
R. E. Moore, L. W. Cummins,
C. H. Anderson, T. S. Boston,
Hon. Geo. F. Ecton, Rev.T. W. Hender
Dr. D. H. Williams, son,
F. L, Barnett, Rev. J. E. Thomp
Dr. C. E. Bentley, son,
William Harrison, Rev. Jordan Chavis,
J. C. Palmer,
D. C. Smith,
J. C. Battles,
A. L. Jones,
E. H. Morris,
H. C. Carter,
J. B. Fronch.
R. M. Hancock,
J. W. Moore,
Hannibal H. Trent,
R. S. Bryan,
H. J. Mitchell,
E. H. Wright,
F. W. Rollins,
Robert M. Mitchell, C. R. Johnson,
J. Norman Croker, P. T. Tinsley,
T. C. Hubbard,
S. W. Thomson,
C. F: Adams,
J. H. Lewis,
L. D. S. Christy,
Geo. M. Crisup,
J. W. E. Thomas,
W. H. Curd,
D. P. French,
E. L. Benson,
J. E. Shaw,
J. E. Browne,
R. A. J. Shaw,
H. McCallis- J, W. Garnett,
"Mrs. Scott Ragland of Chicago*was in
John Jones Esq. of Chicago made a
business trip to the city Wednesday.
The concert given by the members of
Third Baptist Sabbath school was a
grand success. The exercises rendered
by the little folks were pleasing and
I laughable. &m JRg?
SATURDAY. MAY 4,1889.
The Budget of News From the
Fails City Concerning the
Rev. W. H. Chambers was in the city
Miss Luella McGrath has returned
from the country.
Mr. Geo. A, Schaefer contemplates lo
cating in Chicago soon,.
Mr. and Mr?. John Hodge have gone
to Chicago to reside permanently.
The exercises at the public schools in
honor of the centennial were interest-.
Wm. Watson, the UndertakerT 813
Ninth street is prompt and reliable in all
Mrs. Lottie Lumpkins was called to
New Orleans Saturday to attend the fu
neral of her brother.
The Japanese drill by Prof. Gilliards
dancing class Monday, May 6, promises
to be of unusual merit.
Rev. Moses Dickson of St. Louis
preached at Quinn chapel Sunday morn
ing and Rev. Mrs. Foote at 8 P. M.
Mrs. Julia Wilson and Miss Mattie
Roling of Washington, D. C. are visiting
Mrs. Thomas Elliott 510 E Jacob street.
Bring your job printing to the Louis
ville office of THE APPEAL, 312 W. Jeffer
son St. Good work at reasonable rates.
Visitors in Louisville cannot find a
better place to get good board and room
than at Mrs. Matilda Brown's No. 509
West Green street.
The Pickwick Club composed of the
elite young men of the city will throw
open their splendid quarters 111 W. Wal
nut, about the 15th inst.
W. H. Lawson has opened his gallery,
and he is ready for work. His gallery
is neatly fitted up, new carpet, newly
papered and every thing is attractive,
The funeral of Dave Talbott the ward
politician was preached at the Christian
church Sunday afternoon. He was buried
by the Knights of Tabor who turned out
in full uniform.
Lampke, a Colored Jockey, while ex
ercising escort at the race track last Sat
urday morning had him to fall and
break his left fore leg. The jockey was
thrown and received fatal injuries.
The season of annual sermons is at
hand. Sunday at 3 o'clock the Hod Car
riers will attend Jacob street Tabernacle
for this purpose and in a few weeks the
Teamster's Union will go to 12th street
THE APPEAL is on sale every week at
these places: Bud. Malone's, 509 W.
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.
The famous Moxie nerve food bever
age slakes the thirst, prevents the after
effects of liquor and tobacco, removing
the odor from the breath at once,
gives the weak and nervous double
power of endurance and takes away the
tired feeling like magic without reaction
or harm. For sale everywhere.
Thanksgiving services were held Sun
day by the United Brothers of Friend
ship and the Sisters of the Mysterious
Ten at their hall. The first and second
floors were used for the occasion. Ser
mons were delivered by Kev. W. M.
Jamison of the Baptist church choir.
The collection taken up went into a
sinking fund for a Widow's and Orphans'
The sudden death of Rev. J. M. Har-,
ris, last Saturday was a shock to the
public and especially the congregation
he pastored so long. He was the found
er and builder of Lampton street Bap
tist Church. Several years ago he gave
up the charge and located in Indian
apolis about a year ago he returned to
the city and made several attempts to
establish a church and finally started
one on Linden square. He was sick on
ly a few days. The funeral took place
at Lampton street church Monday at 3
o'clock. The ministers of the various
denominations were in attendance and
exercises were very touching.
On the night of Wednesday April the
25th, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Elliott were
aroused from slumber, about 10.30
o'clock, by hearing strains ol music and
the buzz of a merry crowd at their resi
dence 510 Jacob street. The door being
thrown open, the following persons en
tered MissesJulia Pierce, Julia Mc
Camel, Mary Hicks, Birdie White, Cora
White, Annie Johnson, Ella McKay,
Mary Haflord, Daisy Matthews, Lulie
Moxley, Li ban Bate, Lizzie Riley,
Henerietta King, Lizzie Johnson.
Messrs.K. Jones W. Johnson, M.
Johnson, A. Tutt, J. Hafford, J. Brown,
J. Berry, J. Leslie, W. White. T. Light
foot, J. Taylor, N. Beam.
A. Summer Tour.
It is not too soon to be planning for
the spending of your summer vacation,
and let us suggest that one of the most
delightful journeys imaginable is a trip
through Colorado. Your first real view
of Rocky Mountain scenery will be at
the beautiful city of Denver, which you
can best reach from the Mississippi Val
ley by the palatial vestibuled trains of
"The Burlington." Thence you can go
over the crest of the continent, through
the grandest mountain scenery on the
glpbe, landing in Salt Lake, the curious
city of the "Saints," or numerous short
tours can be taken to a hundred plates
of great interest. In nos
other part of
the country is so great a variety of Rocky
Mountain landscape to be seW from the
car window. For full infomration as to
rates, etc., addres W. J. C.v
Gen. Pass. Agont, C. B. & N. R.' R., St.
The corner stone of the new A. M. E. I
church was laid Sunday April 14 with
the usual appropriete ceremonies.
Rev. Smith the Presiding Elder of the
M. E. Church preached the sermon.
He was followed by several distinguished
gentlemen of the community. When
finished the church property will cost
$4,692 of which $1,850 has been paid.
The house will be dedicated about July.
Rey. S. B. Jones the pastor has done
great work since his sojourn in the for
A Few Notes and Paragraphs of
the Metropolis of the
The East Seventh street cable line will
be in operation about the first of June.
Mr. Alex Miles of Duluth, after spend
ing several days in the city returned to
All the talk is in reference to the St.
P. S Club party at Odd Fellows Hall
next Tuesday evening.
Mrs, Pattie Craven, from Europe en
route to Helena, Montana, was in the
city last week, and called at THE APPEAL
office. latter half of the week Joe Jefferson
will appear in "Rip Van Winkle,"
"Cricket on the Hearth"and "Lend Me
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Hilyard enter
tained at dinner last Sunday Mr. and
Mrs. E. C. Robinson. Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Wilson and Mr. J. Q. Adams.
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
Stevens Lodge, No. 113 A. F. A. M.
will rent their new and elegantly fur
nished lodge room 371 Jackson street
for respectable entertainments and
parties. Apply to W. W. McCoy or T. J.
Prof Daymon and W. Waddle gave an
entertaining concert at Gray's Hall on
St. Peter street last monday evening
After the concert dancing was indulged
in until a late hour all present having a
The special service at the church of
the Good Shepherd last Sunday after
noon was not largely attended. The
sermon by Rev. W. C. Pope was very
impressive. The singing for the oc
casion was delightful.
The centannial celebration in the
Saintly city consisted of a half holiday,
an attempt to ring out a few tunes on
the chime of bells at the new court
house and the first running of the street
cars after dark since the strike.
We have secured the services of Mas
ter Bennie Henderson as our city col
lect and he will call upon those of our
city subscribers who are in arrears on
subscriptions. Subscribers will pleaBe
report any corrections in their addresses
that may be necessary as we are revis
ing our mail list and wish to have all
Our famous pugilist Billy Wilson says
he is willing to fight Peter Jackson for
any amount up to $2,600 and the gate re
ceipts. His backer is J. C. Murnane of
Duluth. Wilson has received letters
from the California Athletic Club in re
gard to a meeting with Jackson, and he
says he will shortly make arrangements
to accommodate the Australian.
The whistling prima donna Mrs. Alice
J. Shaw and Kittie Blanchard in the
Golden Giant Mine have drawn large
houses at the Newmarket during this
week. There are two more perform
ances of the latter, this afternoon and
to-night. Next week commencing Sun
day night four nights and a matinee
Wednesday the famous comedian
Charels Gardner in "Fatherland." The
Thursday of last week was the sixth
anniversary of the wedding day of Mr.
and Mrs. F. D. Parker. In commemora
tion of the memorable event Mr. Parker
went around and quietly invited a
goodly number of the good citizens of
the Saintly city, to help him surprise his
wife on that evening. The good citziens
responded and the result was a genuine
and enjoyable surprise to Mrs. Parker
and a delightful time for the large crowd
which was present. Refreshments in
abundance were served and at a late
hour the guests reluctantly retired.
The charity entertainment which was
given at the new lodge hall of Stevens
Lodge on Jackson street was the most
enjoyable occasion of the week. There
was a very large crowd present and the
"crazy" costumes whien a number of
the ladies wore elicited much merriment.
This is the first entertainment which
bus been given in the hall and the pub
lic was pleased with the spacious room
and its elegant appointments. The
drilling of the "Cadets" was an interest
ing feature. In every way the enter
tainment was a success and the ladies
who had charge of it have good, reason
to be.proud of their success.^^%\ fej
$2.00 PER YEAR.
Fished From the Ocean of New*
in all Parts of the Glo-
Mr^Freemont Quarles has teen ap**
potntesl' chimney sweep,* by the citjr
council-ef St. Joseph, Mo.
Bud Jrankliri. a aotorious crook
quarreled'with Ed. Woods over a' game
of craps as Lawrence, Kan.., an^shot
Woods in the abdomen.
Rev. W.J. Simmons, D.D., of Louis*
ville, Ky., has given up the editorship
of the American Baptist and disposed
of his entire interest in the paper.
A Colored maaJp Raakin county,
Mississippi, who had stolen- a mule wash
given the option of going to the peniten*
tiary or receiving a hundred lashes om
his bare back. He chose the latter,
taking the punishment like a stoic.
At Lexington, Ky., Two boysWill'
Dinneen, white, and Chas- Young, Col
ored, were playing about the ruins of a
burned building on Main street, wneit
one of the walls fell, burying the boys.
Chas. Young received a compound frac
ture one leg and Dinneen suffered in
juries which proved fatal some hours
Robert Henderson, a Colored man of
Leavenworth, Kan., walked up to hi
step father, Charles Bailey, at 7 o'clock
Sunday evening and fired two bullets
into his head, killing him instantly.
Bailey had assaulted Hendeison'Sr
mother with a baseball bat and the
shooting! occurred a few minutes after
Henderson was informed of it by his
Louis Jackson a Colored man was em
ployed to convey notes from an objec
tionable suitor to the daughter or
Charles Mowland a prominent contrac
tor of St. Joseph, Mo. Mowland met
Jackson in the office of the chief of
Police one day last week and made an
accusation as above stated and wished
him to tell who gave him the notes.
Jackson refused, whereupon Mowland/
shot him four times.
At Pigeon River, N. C, Willis and
Thomas Dowell, two brothers, began to
quarrel about the preacher's text while
returning home from church. Soon tho
brotherers came to blows, and Thomas
stabbed Willis with his pocket-knife
Willis became enraged, and, snatching
a heavy club, he felled Thomas to the
ground, when, from exhaustion and loss
of blood, he fell by his side. They were
carried home and are both in a critical
Carved His Mistress.
Cincinnati, April 29.A partnership,
based on mutual affection has existed
between Henry Jones and Fannie Jack
son, two Colored lovers for some time,
and they have sustained marital rela
tions without going through the formal
ity of a marriage, their bower of love
being at No. 98 East Sixth street. Re
cently Fannie resolved on a dissolution
of partnership and and intimated to
Henry that his mortgage on her feelings
had been foreclosed, delicately suggest
ing that he retire from the said bower:
But Henry refused to take the hint and
as a consequence several quarrels have
taken place. Yesterday morning came
the culmination, the result being that
Fannie went to the bed with a painful
wound in the cheek. After a quarrel
Jones drew a knife and with one slash
laid open the side of her face from the
ear to the point of the chin, inflicting a
most horrible wound. After the cutting
the coward turned and fled, leaving his.
victim bleeding on the floor. Dr. Dun
lap was hastily summoned, and after
some hard work succeeded in closing:
the gash, taking no less than fifteen
stitches in the lips of the wound. Her
condition he pronounced as most serious.
The police were notified, and are now
searching for the cowardly knife-user,
who it is thought has*fled the city.
Noted Sport Cut.
Cincinnati, April 29.Ball Thomas,
the well known colored sporting man,
was cut last night in front of his "joint,."
on the north-east corner of George and
One of the cuts was in the shape of &
nearly complete circle around his head,
and looked as if somebody had tried to
scalp him. It extended to the bone and
was exceedinglv paintul. There was
also a serious stab in the abdomen near
A.bout eleven o'clock last night Arthur
James, a Colored employe in the City
Engineer's office, went into Thomas' re
sort to try his luck at a "crap game" in
progresss over the saloon. As James
was leaving he probably said something
that indicated he intended to "tip off"
the game to the police. Anyhow, that
idea entered the mind of the proprietor,
who kicked him out on. the sidewalk.
A scuffle ensued and James was thrown
down, Thomas' father ran up and kicked
him in the mouth. Ball, who bad
jumped into the saloon, returned* and
dealt James a blow on the forehead
with a beer glaes, whL raised a knot
as large as a man's fist. Somehow dar
ing the fight Thomas received the two
cuts, which James, nowever, denies
having inflicted. Thomas was taken to
bis home, at Georgeand Central avenue,
where he was attended by Dr. William
Knight, who pronounced his wound*
dangerous. *,i*Jt** 1