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iDolngg of the Past Week in all
Parts of the Great Metro
polis of the West.
0?he APPEJLL3 News Budget.
Mr. H. H. Walker has returned from
The Remonde House has removed to
464 State street.
Miss Lillian B. Ash has returned from
her trip to Louisville.
x*wMessrs Robert and Bud Merrettleft
Saturday for Fankfort.
the city last Satttrda
Mr. C. D. Nolan has moved from 248
Wells street to 170 Wells street.
You mast read THE APPEAL to be well
informed about Chicago affairs.
The Autumn Club promises a grand
time at their annual May party.
Furnished rooms for gentlemen only,
at Mrs. S. Gant's, 213G and 2138 State
Mr. Samuel Askins will open agents
furnishing stone at 489] State street, this
Lhe Symposium Literary Club of the
West side has Mr. B. B. Waldon at its
The Autunm Club's Annual Mav Party
will be the event of the season Be
sure to attend.
The name of Mr. J. C. Plummer Mas
omitted from our report of the Langston
banquet last week.
Should you wish first class meals
served in first class style try Mrs. J. H.
Bunters No. 201 Third Ave.
The Boquet Club of Olivet church will
give a conceit ior the benefit of the
church at central Hall May 20.
The Ideal Social Dancing Club will
-.give its annual May party, Wednesday
evening the 29th at Central Hall.
Mrs. Cassius King has' changed her
place of residence and will be pleased to
see her friends at 87 Walnut street.
Mr. Alonzo A. Thompson has assumed
his duties as clerk of Harrison street
station, lately vacated by Bob. Mitchell.
The place to get anything in the
jewelry line or to have repairing done is
.at Henry Ritter's No. 3152 State street.
%*F Messia^Pope and-Smith, 121 Lake St.
will clean and repair your clothing and
make it as good as new. Give them a
Messrs Nelson, Garrett, Jenkins,
Croker and Benson are making assess
ments now, the consideration being $5
Have you tried the meals at Mr. R. K.
Jones' No. 211 Third ave. top flat? No.
Well, try them and you will not eat any
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Hayes will tend
er their friends a reception Wednesday
May 8 from 11 a. m. to 11 p, m. at their
2531 State St
If you wish to get household goods at
the lowest rates on time go to the
People's Outfitting Co, 171 and 173 W.
If you are looking for first class rooms
and meals try Mrs. Lucy Brown Ne.
155J Third ave. near Polk street. Tran
Mr. F. G. Alexander of Colorado
Springs, Colorado, who has been visit
ing his mother in Oberlin. Ohio, was in
the city, the guest of Mr. Chas. Landre.
Drop a postal with your addres* 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
*o be in the swim go to Walters'.
Mrs. Sadie White, 2976 Dearborn
treet gave an elegant reception to her
lady guests Mrs. Christian Poinanza and
Mrs. Wantress of St. Louis on Friday of
last week. All present enjoyed them,
The Autumn Club wishes those who
-desire invitationsand 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 APPKAL 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.
If you wish to buy a home be sure to
see Wm. Frmk 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. C. Battles has introeuced a
resolution in the Garden City Lyceum
to invite the ladies to become members
of the club. A committee consisting of
J. C. Battles, R. B. Cabbell, B. A. Lewis,
W. H. Johnson, A. J. Saunders, A. R.
Persons having local news, items etc.
fgr 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 giyen the preference.
!JF| Bring or send your items to the office
4J|^325 Dearborn street, suite 13-14-15.
Safer Miss Fannie Clemmons of 2837Butter-
field street was given a party by her
parents Rev.m and Mrs. Clemmons, on
Wednesday of last week, in honor of
of her 15th anniversay, at which time,
there were present a goodly number of
young ladies and gentlemens. Miss
Clemmons received quite a lay out of
The readers of THE APPEAL will do a
friendly act and one that will benefit
the paper greatly, by spending their
money with the pt 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 know you
-do so because they advertise inTHE AP-
Matters and Things Spiritual and
Financial 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. Church
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 Connectional Literary Society of
St. Stephens A. M. E. church will give
one of the grandest that has ever been
given on the West Side. May 23 at St.
Stephens Church. See full particulars
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. \vhy 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 Chuich of Christ has removed to
its old quarters in Apollo 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, pastor.
The Rev. Moses H.Jackson, the newly
ordained and installed pastor of Grace
Presbyterian Church was confined to
his room last Sabbath on account of a
very sore foot caused by the removal of
a tumor. The services were ably and
satisfactorily conducted by the Rev. J.
D.'Smith.who kindly consented to act.
The Rev. M. Jaekson expects to be
out next Sabbath. The public is cordial
ly invited totheservices.
In Honor of Mr. Ecton.
The Union Republican League of the
Third Ward- tendered a reception and
banquet to Hon. George F. Ecton,
member of Illinois legislature, at Bet
hesda Church, Monday night. Mr. W.
C. Phillips, presided. Geo. M. Crisup
read an essay after which the address of
welcome was delivered by Dr. J. flf.
Magee, who referred to Abraham Lin
coln as a "Second Jesus Christ," Mr.
Ecton made a happy response. Addres
es were also delivered by Hon. J. W.
E. Thomas, E. H. Morris Esq. and Mr.
A. T. Hall, Jr. All of the speakers refer
red to the early struggles of Mr. Ecton
and his final triumphs. After the
speech making the guests repaired to
the bauquet hall where a sumptions re
post was spread.
Autumn Club May Party.
The Autumn Club begs to announce
that its ninth annual May Party will
take place at Central Hall, Tuesday
evening May 21st. Extensive prepara
tions are in progress and it promises to
be most recbeitbe affair ever given by
the club. Cards of admission 75 cents.
Invitations may be had of Mr. C. H.
Harrison, 141 17th street, or Frederick
L. McGhee 2723 Dearborn.
THE AUTUMN CLUB.
The ninth anniverary and installation
of Western Light Tabernacle No. 87 will
be held at Central Hall Tuesday May 14
All Tabernacles, Maids and Pages will
be piesent and the occasion will be one
of the grandest of the season. Admiss
ion 25 cents, supper 25 cents. Music by
Prof. Scott. Committee of Arrange
ments:Mrs. Emma Bryant, Mrs. Rosa
Bartlet, Mrs. Francis Coleman, Isabella
Baker, Emma Leonard, Lucinda Jack
son, Eliza Patterson, Mrs. Susie Terry,
A REVEREND RASCAL.
Rev. Simon Peter Anderson of
Central Baptist Church
Fleeces His Flock and Flies.
For ten years Rev. Simon Peter
Anderson, has been the pastor of Cent
ral Baptist Church, but the places that
knew him once know him no more.
Rev. Simon Peter has flown and, under
his wings, it is alleged, that he anied
away $1,400 of the funfls of the church.
On April 24th Anderson notified his
congregation* that he had to go to Sed-
TOOK TEE EASTER MONEY
It appears that Anderson is the Chair
man of the Bankmg and Finance Com
mittee of the churdi of which Stokes
was a member. The safe in the church
has two keys, one of which Stokes has
and Andeison the other. On the day
before leaving he went to Stokes
and asked him for his key so as
to get into the safe, as he wanted to de
posit the Easter collection money ($250)
the bank. Stokes gave up the kev
and that was the last seen of it. When
Stokes received the letter from Ander
son his suspicions became arroused and
in company with other members he
went to the church opened the safe,
only to find that the tin box supposed
to have contained $250 was empty
BANK MONEJT GONE TOO
The arrangement that the church had
with the bank officials was that no
checks should be rcognized unless the
names of Anderson and Stokes appeared
on them. An investigation was begun.
It was found that Anderson has forged
the names of Stokes to seven checks
aggregating $1,190, and that his crime
dates back to June 1888. The forgery
was cleverly done. Instead of $1,200 to
their credit as they supposed the com
mittee found only .$15.47. They stood
speechless and looked at each other
and could hardly believe their eyes.
E^ AK OFPPKED
Chief Huebier was anthonzed to ofier
a reward of $100 for Anderson's arrest.
The description is as follows. Name,
S. P. Anderson, occupation, preacher
age 47 years 5 feet 6 inches in height
weight, 180 pounds.
The exact amount carried off by And
erson is asyet unknown as it is rumored
that he had several large sums belong
ing to members, for safe keeping.
He leaves a wife and two children.
Mrs. Anderson is prostrated with grief
and could not account for her husband
Read THE APPEAL.
The city schools are not to have the
usual picnic this spring.
THE APPEAL is on sale every week at
John Page's 705 N. 11th and at the St.
Louis office 1002 Franklin ave.
Mrs. Sallie Maguire of Kansas City
was called very suddenly to the bedside
of her friend Mrs. Robinson 1402 Chest
Father Mason was the recipient of a
handsome kitchen stove last week,
several of his body parishioners were
Mr. L. P. Clamorgan the very efficient
deputy in the City Collectors office has
been retained by the new Collector Mr.
Miss Gertie Might one of the bight
lights of Sumner High, has gone to
Springfield 111., on account of the seri
ous illness of her mother.,
Mrs. Wright of sparta, 111., who was
visiting her daughter Mrs, William Cole
for the past three weeks returned to
her home Saturday morning.
Mr, Joseph Wilkinson and Miss Car
rie Reeves, one of our accomplished and
beautiful young ladies are to be mar
ried in June. So says Dame Rumor.
Mrs. Flora Batson Bergen the sweet
singer is in town. She hasgiyen several
entertainments of which the St. Louis
Press has spoken very highly. She is
certainly an artist in her line.
The Idle Hour, one of our leading lit
erary and dramatic societies met Friday
night at th residence of Mrs. A. T.
Bethe, the members of the society were
royally entertained, The literary ex
ercises of the evening were highly in
If you wish to have first class job
printing done bring it to the St. Louis
office of THE APPEAL, 1002 Franklin ave.
We have a complete power printing es
tablishment and can r&atly and
promptly execute any work, from a
visiting card to a big poster.
Mr. Joseph Reynolds, son of one of
our leading citizens Morton Reynolds
has returned after an absence of two
months in Florida. His health is not
improved, much to the disappointment
of his many friends. Mrs. Joseph Rey
nolds accompanied her husband and on
his trip. %$M?t ^Sf^ !&,
A grand literary and musical enter
tainment by the Placido Club took place
at Stolle's Hall Monday the6thinst.
The affair is und
lin and Miss
prime movers in
ceeds go towards ei
school gave a gra:
bazaar on the eve
Fday last. The
last winter by th
school for this pnr
to clothe the deser
the district. It is
wrong until he failed to return at the
appointedtime, then some became susp
icious. A few daya ago J. M. M. Stokes,
a member of the Finance committee
received a letter from Mr. Anderson,
postmarked Sedalia, telling him that
the key which opened the inner door
of the church safe was in his desk.
This key proved to be the key to the
unearthing of all of the mossing pastor's
doings for the past year
to have been
)orsey and Frank-
antine Hill were
affair. The pro
wishing a library.
rs of the No. 4
concert and fancy
of Thursday and
ciety was formed
iy teachers of this
of raising funds
ag poor children of
le. The farcy ar
te children of the
was a grand suc-
a sum fer the
The Budget of News From the
Falls City Concerning the
Mrs. Bland of Chicago is in the city.
Mr. N. L. Neal was in the city last
Mrs W. H.
Mr. William Abarnathy of Detroit,
Mich., was in the city last week.
Rev. W. M. Jamison baptized in the
river foot cd Clay street Sunday at 3
Wm. Watson, the Undertaker, 813
Ninth street is prompt and reliable in all
his dealings. i
Mr. W. H. Lawson was re-elected
Superintendent of 12th street Sunday
school last Sunday,
Rev. W. A. Formal preached an elo
quent sermon to the Good Samaritans
Sunday evening at 8 o'clock.
The dedicatory services of the Old
Folks Home Association will take place
Sunday June the 2d, at two o'clock.
Bring your job printing to the Louis
ville office of THE APPEAL, 312 W. Jeffer
son St. Good work at reasonable rates.
The Hod-Carriers turned out in uni
form Sunday at Jacob street church to
listen to the annual sermon by Rev. E.
Visitors in Louisville cannot find a
better place to get good board and room
than at Mrs. M*ti]if Brown's No. 509
West Green 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.
Tucker of Lebanon is in
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 barm. For sale everywhere.
The Boulevard will seriously impair
the Colored boys exercising ground at
the House of Refuge, and we would like
to know if the city authorities have
thought of this. Although those boys
have been placed in this house for cor
rection they should at least be entitled
to a little privilege in the way of play
Quinn Chapel officers and members
have been doing their best to prohibit
the grocer at 9th and Walnut from pro
curing license to sell liquet, and we trust
their efforts will be successful. This
comes from a bad reputation and in the
time ef religious service men filled with
whisky and beer, from their loud talk
swearing and bad language, disturb the
pastor and congregation. We trust the
councilmen and aldermen will listen to
the appeal of the church and favor law
and good behayior^^
A i W Little Bockj May 7,1889.
Editor THB APPEAL:*The Republican
state central committee has been in
session. It is a fact that A. M. Neely,
of Forrest City, former editor of the Ad
vocate will be recommended for Receiver
of the Land office in Little Rock, and
Judge M. W. Gibbs, will be recommend
ed for the mission to Hayti. Gen. Clay
ton and W. A. Webber, editor of the
Progress, the Republican paper of Little
Rock had a qaurrel and drew their pops
on each other but through the intervent
ion of friends no blood wasspilt. It cost
them, however fifty dollars and costs
apiece for "toting" pistols. The action
of the Federal Court in punishing some
of the patroits who were led by the
fears of Negro domination +o interfere
with the elections and the election offi
ers will have a salutary effect, in con
vinicing some folks that the goverment
of the United States is not a myth, and
the result will be that, hereafter there
will not be so much enthusiain in per
petrating these outrages. Serving a
year or two at Detroit, or paying Five
Hundred Dollars fine takes all the fun
out of the joke. Arkansaw.
Special Notice, mmm&*
The members of Pioneer Lodge No 12
A. F. & A. M., are hereby notified that
the laying of the corner stone stone of
Zion Baptist Chuaeh, Minneapolis, will
not take place to-morrow, but has been
postoned until Sunday .May 19.
Xtoings in Socle iy Circles in the
Flour CityGossip of the
Go to Mrs. Williams for board 219 3d
8 reet S.
Go to Altman & Co. when you wish to
buy clothes. See ad on 4th page.
You can get THE APPEAL at A. H.
Watkins barber shop 254 4th ave. S.
Go to Dorsett and Co. 41S Nicollet ave.
for cream they will furnish at reduced
is and societies.
que Baptist churck will open their fair
at Freya,s Hall 505 Washington ave. S.,
on Monday evening May 13th and will
lun one week.
Mrs. Stapp and Miss Susie Jackson,
have opened a bakery at 257$ 10th ave.
South, where any one desiring home
made bread, pies, cakes etc., can obtain
them at reasonable rates.
Owing to the inclement weather the
workmen on the Zion Baptist church
were unable to complete is sufficiently to
lay the corner stone to-morrow (Sun-
day.) The ceremonies in connection
with the same are therefere postponed
until next SurMay May J9tb.
Mr. Chas. Valentine, an old man of
68 years while going up to his room in
the Theatre Comique where he worked
on Wednesday evening May 1st, fell
and injured himself from which be
never recovered, he died last Monday
morning at the city hospital. His re
mains were interred in the Layman
cemetery Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. E. Edison who has lived in our
city for the past year and has been a
prominent and active worker in the St.
Peters A. M. E. church while here, left
for Indianapolis Ind., her former home
last Wednesday, where* she will spend
severel months. Her husband left for
Washington Territory last Monday,
where he expects to make his future
The Services at the Zion Baptist
church of the East side last Sunday,
were verv interesting all day. The
morning service was well attended, also
the afternoon meetings Rev. Gray of St.
Paul preached a very interesting and
logical sermon. The Unique Baptist
services were interesting and well at
tended during the day, Rev J. P. Brown
preached as usual a very interebting
sermon in the evening.
The entertainment given by the Farr
band last monday evening at Mrs. Farr's
hair parlors, proved a grand sutcess
financially. The band is young and are
progressing finely. Among the young
earnest, energetic, members are:
Messrs. J. C. Todd, Richard Ousley, J.
W. Brown, M. V. English, Wm. Turner,
G. Paris, Wm. Lester, E. Crawford, W.
H. Casey, F. Jiffery and Adam Morris
They organized a few months ago, and
have since labored under adverse cir
cumstances at times as difficulties have
arose to discourage them etc. They
have notwithstanding all progressed to
the honor and credit to the Colored citi
zens of this city.
One of the moat universal topics of
conversation upon the streets is of the
coming production of the new drama
written by "Hal Reid" entitled ''An
Ex-Convict" soon to be seen at the
Grand Opera. The romantic circum
stances under which this play was writ
ten creates much comment, as it was
wtitteninaprison cell of the peniten
tiary at Stillwater during the time Reid
was serving out his sentence of fifteen
years, so in reality the drama was writ
ten by "an ex-convict." The play is
said by those who have read it to be
one of the most interesting, meritorious
and pathetic dramas of modern times,
and will certainly pack the Grand for a
short engagement. Miss Agnes Hern
don the most beautiful woman upon the
American stage will create the leadnig
female role. It is in four acts, and the
following quotations from various acts
indicate that a beautiful sentiment pre
vaded it: "Why, look at it, boys, only
four years ago I was upright and re
spected with a lovely wife, earning
$2,000 a year, and DeVoe in some way
heard I had been a convict. He ex
posed me, and to-night you* see me what
I ama broken down, miserable wreck
Let a man be convicted once, no matter
how innocent he is, that awful stein
clings to him. Turn where he may he
cannot escape it, no matter how well he
does let the world find it out, and he
is turned away to sink as I have done to
the lowest depths of despair. I tell you
boys there are only two courses open to
an ex-convict scorned by the world, he
must either steal again or take his own
miserable life."Act II.
"I am nameless, an outcast, a wan
derer on the face of the earth, I am that
despised thing, an ex-convict."Act II.
"Because baby, because I am blind
may be I shall never see the light
again."-ActIV. -*y 7
"Save your falsehoods. You show
vour love for me by deserting me in my
hour of need."Act III.
Oh! how I thank God for you, my
baby. If God does not hear that prayer
there is no virtue prayer."Act II.
Oh! Jack! Jack! Whatever you are,
however you be, may our baby's prayer
protect you, my darling."Act II.
Thank you, my boy. It is well said
Nelson Taylor, W. that children are wiser than philoso-
phers. There are other courses open to
an ex-convict than suicide or stealing.
No matter how deep the disgrace, he
can live it down, and I promise you that
I'll never drink another dropno, not
if I live a hundred hears.Act III.
The entertainment given by the ladies
of the A. M. E. Church last Friday eve
ning was well attended and successful.
Quarterly meeting will be held in the
Bethel next Sabbath by Rev* Lockey
assisted by Dr. Long of Monmouth, IH.
Mrs. J. H. Richardson will leave for
Keokuk. Monday to atiend the Grand
Court of the Heroines of Jericho of
which society. She is the gand secretry.
A Few Notes and Paragraphs of
the Metropolis of the
By Stevens Lodge,
And don't you forget it.
Mr. Will Robinson left for Boston
Mass., last Saturday.
Bring your job printing to THE APPEAL
office, No. 76 E. Fifth street.
The White Feather will be the at
traction at the Peoples during next
Owing to our removal this week the
St. Paul and Minneapolis editions of
THE APPEAL were printed Thursday.
Mr. Solomon Hall has been appointed
as one of the four iaintors of the New
Court house at a salary of$50 per mouth.
Frank Chapman who was before
Judge Burr last Saturday charged with
swindling some Seventh street pawn
brokers was discharged.
Rawsons London Burlesquers at the
Olympic next week. Benefit of "Billy"
Wells the of able manager Friday
night in which 50 volunteers appear.
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
The next and most important enter
tainment will be the one by Stevens
Lodge at their hall No 371 Jackson street
Monday evening Mav 20. See ad on
The first grand ball of the St. Paul
Social Club was given at Odd Fellows
Hall last Tuesday evening. The affair
was a very pleasant one for all who
Only 120 deaths were reported, at the
health office during the month of April.
The annual death rate for the month
isonly 8 per 1,000. Then were 275 births
during the month.
"The heart bowed down by-weight of
woe," will be the condition of my heart,
my darling, unless you take me to the
entertainment at Stevens Lodge Hall
Monday evening May 20.
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.
The office of THE APPEAL has been
moved from Union Block to No 79 East
Fifth street between Cedar and Minn
esota where we have more commodions
and desirable quarters. All of our
friends are invited to call at any time.
Mr. J. K. Hilyard is an agent of the
National Savings, Loan and Building
Association which is incorporated *nder
the statutes of Minnesota withan author
ized capital of 15,000,000^. Any person
who wish to secure shares should call on
him at 468 Robert street.
We have secured the services of Mas
ter Berinie Henderson as our city col
lect and he will callnpon those of bur
city subscribers who are in arrears on
subscriptions. Subscribers will please
report any corrections in their addresses
that may be necessary as we are.revis
ing our mail list and wish to have all
When will Mayor Smith recognize the
fact that about 5000 Colored poopie are
among the citizens of St. Pau1?
-w -w i ii -w j*m.
promised a certain applicant that he
would appoint him on the police force
but although probably 100 men re
presenting several nationalities have
donned the star the application of the
afore said is still "on file."
At this season of the year, when Na
ture is in her happiest mood and dons
her most beautiful garb, the man who
does not think life worth living should
get off the earth as soon as possible and
hide himself somewhere, for he is in
deed ungrateful. We cannot be too ap
preciative of benefits and beauties. The
public, however, folly appreciates the
advantages derived from the Saint Paul
& Duluth Railroad, for they realize that
it is the best and shortest route to St.
Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth, and West
Superior, having connections with roads
leading to all points elsewhere. Infor
mation furnished cheerfully by A. B.
Plough, General Passenger Agent, St.
Paul, Minn., or by ticket agents.
Fished From the Ocean of News
in. all Parts of the Glo
Philip A. Bell the veteran Colored
editor, of the San Franciso Elevator
died Aapro25th aged 81 years.
Secretary of the Interor, John W.
Noble has appointed Hon. A* J Spell
man of Jaekson, Miss, to a timber agen
A Colored man of Kansas City,Charlesog
Davis, has a covering for cable
catchin lmrse a
shoesin the sameT'
Major Bonner, a Colored man has
been appointed as railway postal clerk
in Fayetteville. Tenn. and he has an
unsavory reputation there iasomein
dignation. The worst feature about
him, however, is his color.
Among tfie first to secure a lot at
Oklahoma was a Colored man, who gave
the name of Abel Washington. He is
62 years of age, wasborn on a plantation
in Louisiana, and was a slave up ta the
time of the the war. His lot would sell
to-day for $750. easily.
Last Saturday Hugh Cunningham a
special night Watchman at Greenvjlle,
Miss was shot and killed by Moses
Weston a Colored man. Later on Lem
Collier, Colored, an ex-polieman was
shot and killed by John Kelly a bar
tender, because he was expressing sy
mpathy with Weston.
The mayor of Covington, Tenn., last
Saturday night headed a posse of ten
men who went to arrest Henry Donald
son a Colored man accused of raping a
white woman. Donalson stuck his gun
through the door and shot killing the
mayor instantly, the rest of the men fled
and Donaldson made his escape.
A serious riot occurried in George
town, Demerara caused bA an altercation
between a Colored man and a Portugive
uese in which the former was fatally in-
juriedThousands of Colored men took up
the case and the riot lasted three days.
A number on .both sides were killed
and damage to the extent of $100,000
was done to the city.
Kansas City has the lollowing Colored
officerswho receive the auexed salaries.
Henry Williams, Dep. Street Com. $840
Rev. C. Hunt,Dep, Supt. Work House 840
Henrv Harris, Guard Work House 840
Steve Wheeler, Guard Work House 840
Nat Harris Guard Pub Dump 840
John Hunn, Janitor Police Station 600
I. H. Jordan. Wharf Master 35
Direct From Duluth.
The beautiful span of greys of Mr.
Alex Miles is still in the lead.
Mr. J. M. Murphy has thoroughly
renovated his barber shop during the
Mrs. N. Wagoner who fell and dislo
cated ber shoulder about three weeks
ago is recovering.
Mr. French White has resigned the
position of assistant foreman of the St.
Louis Hotel barber shop.
The new A. M. E. church is progress*
ing finely. Rev. J. M. Henderson is
expected to visit the same shortly when
we expect a great time.
Mr. E. A. Stubbs has been attacked
again by ill health and being advised by
hia physicians to go South again, left
last week accompanied by bis wife for
Miss Mamie Hall, one of the Duluth's
charming young ladies is taking a
thorough business course at Parsons
Business College. She has accomplished
great work in the past six months.
Mr. A. C. Monroe who was formerly
foreman at the St. Louis Hotel barber
shop has leased the shop in the new
Spaulding House, the finest structure in
the city, for $2,400 per year and will
furnish it at a cost of about $10,000. It
is his intention to make it the finest
shop in the state. The shop will open
about the first of June.
John H. Simms the representative of
THE APPEAL has just returned from a
months trip through the East which was
the most pleasant trip of his life. He
left Duluth April 3d arriving in Chicago
the next day and called at the elegant
office of the manager of THE APPEAL in
the great metropolis. Leaving Chicago
thence to Harrisburg, Pa., thence to
Washington, where he was met by ic
latives and driven to Good Hope two
and a half miles west of the Capitol.
He attended a grand church entertain
ment the same evening and bad a mag
nificent time meeting a number of new
and old acquaintances. During his
stay in and around Washington,
he was entertained by the follow
ing friends: Mr. and Mrs. Hill, Good
Hope Mr. and Mrs. Green, Staunton
Mr. and Mrs. Hall and Mr. and Mrs.
Berry, Capitol Hill Mr. and Mrs.
imms, Garfield Mr. and Mrs. Luckett,
Staunton. He visited 4 government
buildings, 3 schools, 4 churches and
Central Market the finest in the land.
He made 87 social calls and was intro
duced to 32 young ladies. Easter morn
ing he attened Asbury cLurch which
was handsomely decorated with flowers.
Mr. and Mrs. Randolph tendered him a
dinner at their residence on 17th street
Sanday April 2Sth, the party consisted
i of Mr. and Mrs. Randolph, Mrs. Lizzie
Hogan and Miss Blanph Hogan. The
menu was elaborate and all enjoyed the