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HTERED AT P03T0FFJCE AS SECOND-CLASS 1ATTE1
SATURDA Y, JUNE 8,1889.
"The evil results of election frauds do
aiot expend themselves upon the voters
"who are robbed of their rightful influ
ence in public affairs.^The}.individual,
or community, or party, that practices
or connives at election frauds, has suf
fered irreparable injury and will sooner
or later realize that to exchange the
American system of majority rule for
minority control is notonly unlawful and
unpatriotic, but very unsafe for those
who promote it. The disfranchisement
of a single legal elector by fraud or in
timidation is a crime too grave to be re
garded lightly. The right of every qual
ified elector to cast one free ballot, and
to have it honestly counted, must not be
questioned. Every constitutional power
should be used to make this right secure
and to punish frauds upon the ballot.
Our Colored people do not ask special
legislation in their interest, but only to
be made secure in the common rights of
-American citizenship. They will, how
ever, naturally mistrust the sincerity of
those party leaders who appeal to their
xace for support only in those localities
Trtiere the suffrage is free and election
results doubtful, and compass their dis
franchisement where their votes would
l)e controlling and their choice can not
be coerced." It is a good time now to
xead and to carefully consider the above
manly, sensible and patriotic sentiments
taken from President Harrison's inau
gural. They are an open avowed and
distinct repudiation of the attempt to
eliminate the Colored man from the
Republican party, and has atone of con
tempt for any such policy. Like all else
that has come from the President, this
extract is emphatically positive. The
right to a free ballot, he says, "must not
be questioned. Every constitutional
jowe should be used." The phrase
"compass their disfranchisement," de
fines tersely just the policy of the white
man's Republican L'eague, and these
parties would do well to decide from
the above in what estimation they are
held by President Harrison, and men of
ense generally, without regard to their
The Memphis Avalanche has its own
^peculiar views respecting the Forrest
3t riots and murders. It says: "The
snob killed the wrong man. If any
blood letting was to be done, the whites
who encouraged Neely in his swaggering
insolence and incited the rest of the Ne
groes to violence should have furnished
4he blood. Those who kindle the fire
fihould be held responsible for the con
flagration. Negroes are not naturally
inclined to deeds of violence. They are
aot born assassins. If they were the
portion of the South where they outnum
ber the whites 'would be to-day a howl
ing wilderness. On the contrary, the
Tast majority of them are peaceable and
prefer to live on good terms with their
white employers and neighbors. But
tnev are ignorant, and, like all ignorant
people, no matter what the color of their
akin., they become an easy prey to the
nttsejsiDulous men who seek to use them
/or selfiab purposes. Even then
^atfyd/&wofthem can be induced I the extent of the law!
to engage in any open act of hostility
toward the whites." The Avalanche, it
will be noted entirely absolves the Col
ored men from blame for the riots. It
fails to specify what violence was com
mitted by them. There was none. The
Colored people simply declined to yote
for men who had for years foisted upon
them teachers who were objectionabV
to them. That was all the violenr
was anticipated upon their V^
Onft hundred and
publicans, of Virginia, headed by Gen.Glover.
Grover, recently held a conference at
the Ebbitt House, Washington. It is
understood this conference prepared a
plan of procedure for future political
campaigns in Virginia and also agreed
upon a line of action for the distribution
of Federal Patronage in the old Domin
ion. Mahone and his questionable
methods (as Secretary Blaine puts it)
must go and, the people, without being
bossed to death, are to be allowed the
ordinary privileges of freemen in their
political conduct. The different county
and district conventions should by all
means elect their chairman, the fairly
representative delegates of the people
doing the choosing and then, at the
next State convention, let some liberal
and able leader, like Col. Brady, be put
at the head of affairs to carry out the
wishes of the people (not his own per
sonal whims) in the interest of the pro
gress of the commonwealth. Virginia
is, without doubt, a Republican State,
All that is wanted is for the people of the
Old Dominion to exercise the full free
dom of citizenship, and she will give a
good account of herself at her State fall
President Harrison has made the fol
lowing appointment, viz: Hon. D. "VV
Ellison of Ark., Deputy U. S. Marshal
for the Eastern Dist., of Ark. Like all
of the appointments made by the Presi
dent that of Mr. Ellison is excellent.
Mr. Ellison has for many years, been a
resident of Helena and is a hard-work
ing, intelligent, enterprising man, who
has accumulated considerable property,
and in all respects stands high in the
community in which he resides. He has
held several local offices and filled them
honestly, efficiently and satisfactorily.
Mr. Ellison is fully competent to hold
the office is, in fact, specially well qual
ified to do so. We wish him great suc
cess, and know that he will achieve it.
Since it has become known that the
people of the LoneJStar State have sent
an urgent invitation to President Harri
son to visit them, Vicksburg, Miss., also
desires to honor him within her gates.
What a pity the denizens of that God
forsaken and benighted Mississippi can
not first honor themselves by granting
civil and political rights and priveleges
to her own population. If President
Harrison could see the State of Jefferson
Davis, as it really is, we would say, it is
his christian duty to go and stay not on
the order of his going. What's to hin
der a protracted visit to Arkansas and a
"neighborly call" on Louisiana, too,
The brutal murder of Taylor Combs at
the Rochester insane asylum which has
just come to light shows that the damn
able prejudiceagainst color which seems
to be inherent in the breasts of the
whites in America exists only ina lesser
degree in the North than in the South.
Had Combs not been a Colored man he
would, in all probability, been alive to
day. A little of thejustice which ismeted
out to Colored men of the South, who are
only accused of crimes, should be given
to these two foreign born murderers of
The great Pennsylvania calamity
which has been the topic of every
one for the past nine days will
be more than a nine days wonder.
Thousands lost their lives, thou
sands more lost all their earthly
possessions, thousands lost friends and
relatives and its full terrible effects will
never be known. Words fail to give
any idea of the awful disaster and God
only knows why it was permitted to oc
cur. Truly may it be said in the midst
of life death is ever near.
Carter B. Harrison, a brother of the
President, has entered upon the dis
charge of his duties as IL S. Marshall for
the middle district of Tennessee. His
bond /or $20,000 has been signed by
eight Democrats and one Republican.
The eyes of Christendom are now on
Chicago and its treatment of the Cronin
case and nothing short of a full unravel
ling of the brutal treatment of the Doc
tor and the hanging of his murderers
will be considered satisfactory.
The Agitator, of Richmond, Carollton
and Lexington, Mo., says:'' THE APPEAL
is] what we call a 'Lolla.'" The Agitat
or evidently knows a good thing when it
The Combs murder at the insane asy
lum has been the means of exposing a
lot of criminalty. Punish the rascate to
was in the city Friday,
Mr. C. C. E
is in the city
Mr. Lewis EvansV Pf
a guest of Mrs. Emma Glo-
M'*dame O. Esparanza Luis arrived
.a the city yesterday, and is the guest
of Mrs. J. Adams, 646 Robert St.
Mrs. Mamie E. Williams, of Chicago,
enroute to Helena, Mont., was in the
city Thursday. She will spend a few
days here as the guest of Mrs. Emma
Transient visitors to Sit. Paul, and
single gentlemen, who desire first class
lodgings, can usually find accomodations
at Mrs. Emma Glovers No. 394 Robert
street, corner of Sixth.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Lyles will sing a
duet Miss Georgia Taylor will render a
guitar solo Mr.^L. F. De Lyons will give
one of his tropical songs at the Odd Fel
lows' entertainment next Tuesday even
High mass will be celebrated at the
Colored Catholic church at 10:00 o'clock
a. m. to-morrow, Father Sullivan officiat
ing. Sunday school at 12 m. Evening
services at 7 30 conducted by Father
Messrs. Kellis Bowen, of Magee's and
Andrew Jackson, of the Ryan are con
testing for the prize to be given by the
Odd Fellows to the one selling the great
est number of tickets for their entertain
ment Tuesday June 11.
Rev. William Gray and Thomas
Combs, a brother of Taylor Combs, who
was so brutally murdered at the Roches
ter insane asylum, went down to Roch
ester Tuesday to investigate the case and
see that justice was done in the matter.
Monday night at the Peoples', "Blow
for Blow "Tuesday, special perform
ance of "Young Mrs. Winthrop" for the
benefit of St. Luke Hospital beginning
at Wednesday matinee and running the
rest of the week, "How she Loves Him."
Madame O. Esperanza Luis will speak
at St. James Church, Sabbath evening.
All are invited to be present. A cordial
and free welcome is extended to all. At
a future date this popular oratress will
deliver one of her famous lectures at
Mr. E. H. Sothern, and his own com
pany, under the direction of Mr. Dan
iel Frohman, manager of the Lyceum
Theater, New York, will appear at the
Newmarket next week, in "The High
est Bidder" and "Lord Chumly." Sat
urday matinee, only.
Mrs. Courtney Brown, mother of Mrs.
W. H. Dover, of the WeBt side, died on
laBt Wednesday, the 75th anniversary of
her birthday. Her funeral was preach
ed at the house yesterday by Rev. M.
Henderson at 2 o'clock. She was buri
ed in Oakland Cemetery.
The members of Pioneer Lodge are
making great preparations for a public
installation of officers on Monday June
24. There will also be other attractive
features which will make the occasion
one of the most interesting and enjoy
able ever gotten up under their auspices.
The ladies and gentlemen who are to
be principals in the operetta "The Belle
of Saratoga/' shortly to be produced in
this city and minneapolis, are bard at
work under the direction of Prof. John
W. Luca. Mr, Clarence Washington, a
phenominal barytone, of Detroit, Mich.,
is in the city and will appear in the cast.
The meeting at St. James church
Thursday evening, to discuss the late
speech of Hon. Fred Douglass, was only
fairly attended. J. K. Hilyard was call
ed to the chair, and E. P. Wade chosen
secretary. The speech was discussed
pro and con, but no satisfactory result
was arrived at, and the meeting adjourn
ed to next Thursday evening at the same
Mr. J. K. Hilyard hasjust received a
letter from Mr. Frederick Douglass, Jr.
of Washington, stating that the family
of Jason Browna son ofJohn Brown of
Harpers Ferry fameis in need of pe
cuniary aid. Mr. Hilyard wishes the
citizens to make a substantial response
to the urgent appeal and will call upon
them to show their generosity and sym
pathy for this family, every member of
which is dear to every Colored person
in the land.
Among those who are to appear in the
programme at the grand entertainment
at Odd Fellows Hall, Tuesday June 11th
are: Prof. John W. Luca, Prof. W. A.
Hilyard Messrs. C. A. Mason, T. H.
Lyles Mesdames B. Heathcock Wilson,
W. H. Clay, G. A. Russell, T. H. Lyles,
K. Mason Smith, of Minneapolis Misses
Mary Hunton, Lulu Griswold. There
will be refreshments in abundanee and
excellent music by Eureka Band and a
good time generally. Dont miss it. See
THE APPEAL for further announcements
Those who attended the entertain
mentat Pilgrim Baptist church last Fri
day night enjoyed a treat. Miss Lizzie
Roach rendered a piano solo, Mrs. K.and
Mason Smith of Minneapolis, sang
"Fisher Maiden," Prof. J. W. Luca, gave
"The Heart Bowed Down," Mrs. B.
Heathcock Wilson warbled "A Little
Bunch of Lilacs," Mr. Chas. Miller, fur
nished "The Phantom Horse." The ex
ercises concluded with the presentation
of the little comedy "To Oblige Benson"
by Misses Lulu Griswold, Mary Hunton
Messrs. Willie Frances, Richard Farr
and Charles James. After the perform
ance the festival and apron sale kept
Otf* S**T\nrA mooar nv.4-2
all having a most enjoyable time.
the large crowd presentf until1a,late
Pilgrim Baptist Church.
How refreshing is the companionship
of those that are towering toward God
sympathy and advice from such is truly
a God send. God has made ug strong
upon our knees and mighty in holy ser
vice, when we submit our will to his.
The Lord was in his temple, in power a
great glory. The very timbers praised
Jehovah's name. Every body wanted
to say a word for Jesus. Old and young
dead sea christians and all were shaken.
The house was well filled all day, collec-
tion$32. Sunday the 9th is our rally
day. Let every body come uptothe
-undreu. uouars to Meet pressing
demand. We wish to thank the young
people that gave the entertainment on
the 31st. It was a? noble and generous
spirit that pronijbted the movement.
The church and pietor fully appreciate
the effort to help, ihis effort netted $50.
Children's day w$l be Sunday the 16th
at 3 o'clock p. m.v,'We
want every body
to come, and see what the little folks
can do. Monday the 17th inst., at 8
o'clock p. m. there will be a meeting of
the church and congregation. All per
sons that are interested in the wellfare,
and contribute toward the support of
the church, are invited to be present at
this meeting. The association meets on
the 26th inst., in the Philadelphian
church, Dayton's Bluff.
There have been many enjoyable en
tertainments given in St. Paul in which
our talented folks took part but they
never appeared tobetter advantage than
on last Tuesday evening at the musicale
givenlby the St. Peter Clavers Sodality
in the new and elegant Cretin Hall on
the corner of Fort and Sixth streets.
The entertainment was given for the
benefit of St, S^ter Claver Catholic
church and its Success both from an ar
tistic and financial point of view was a
success beyond the most sanguine ex
pectations of the managers. The beau
tiful hall was completely filled with an
audience whose liberal and constant ap
plause testified unmistakably to tbeir
thorough satisfaction with, an enjoy
ment of thejunexceptionally well render
ed numbers. The acoustics of the hall is
the best of any in the city for the pfccu^
liarly sweet, harmonious voiceB of our
singers* and they covered themselves
with glory. The programme rendered
was as follows,: Introductory address,
President S. E. Hardy Overture, Prof.
Hilyard's orchestra quartette, "Sweet
and Low," Mesdames B. H. Wilson, VV.
H. Clay, Messrs. W. A. Hilyard, J. W.
Luca tenor solo, "Smiles May End in
Tears," Mr. C. H. Bush recitation,
"The Painters of Seville," Miss Edna
Buck duett,"Come to My Heart," Mrs.
H. Wilson, Mr. W. A. Hilyard piano
solo, "Leibach's Fifth Nocturne," Miss
Josie O'Keefe bass solo, "Rocked in
the Cradle of the Deep," Prof. J. W.
Luca soprana solo, "The Song that
Reached my Heart," Mrs. W. H. Clay
banjo duet (First appearance) Misses
Lulu and Nellie,Griswold chorus (By
request) "Steal Away," Mesdams B. H.
Wilson, W, H. Clay, K. M. Smith, Miss
Ella B. Smith, Messrs. C. H. Bush, W.
A. Hilyard, Prof. J. W. Luca soprano
solo, "Jack Won't Forget You," Mrs.
Katie Mason Smith, of Minneapolis so
prano solo, "Flowers of Love I Bring to
Thee," Miss E. Belle Smith quartette,
"Good Night," Mesdame Wilson and
Clay, Hilyard and Luca. Miss Lula
Griswold was pianist for the evening.
Every number was most admirably ren
dered and won encores which were re
sponded to in most cases.
Enjoyable as may have been the sweet
singing, the artistic playing and the
grand reading to many, perhaps, the
most enjoyable part was, the expres
sions of the just, humane, Christian
like sentiments of Archbishop Ireland
and Father Shanley who were called up
on to address the audience. These rev
erend gentlemen were most warm and
enthusiastic in their praises and com
pliments. Father Shanley said, "We
certainly are enjoying more genuine
music than thos? who are now at the
Peoples church attending the June Fes
tival" Archbishop Ireland said, "lam
glad to see this absence of the color line
and think this entertainment will be of
more benefit from an educational stand
point to the whites than the Colored
people." The noble, manly sentiments
ofArchbishopJIreland seemed to strike a
spmpathetic chord in the breabts of his
hearers largely composed of whites
and they were, of course, rolled as sweet
morsels under the tongues of his Col
ored auditors. Upon the whole the
occasion was a memorable one and will
not soon be forgotten nor lose its bene
St. James A. M. E Church.
The services Sabbath morning will
never be forgotton. After the sermon,
as the choir sang in tender, touching
tones, a grey-haired wanderer with
weeping eyes came tremblingly and
humbly forward and knelt at the altar,
around him gathering scores of earnest
Christians. Many sobbed aloud as they
looked upon the touching sight all
knelt, and brother Harding an%! Father
Harrison lifted up their voices in prayer
for the wanderer, who had returned.
In the afternoon a goodly congrega
tion gathered to listen to the Ascension
day sermon preached to Pilgrim Com
mandry K. T., by Rev. J. M. Hender
son. The Commandry was well repres
sented the drill gave evidence of much
careful practice, the uniforms and
regalia were all handsome and costly.
The sermon reviewed the history of
Knight Templary, spoke of the primary
object of its organization, dwelt on the
work now before it, and enforced the
moral and religious principles which it
The Knights presented Rev. Hender
The services at night were well at
tended. As the sermon was reported in
Pioneer Press no mention of it will be
here. Mr Bear united with the
church. Mr. Washington of Detroit was
present in the after-noon.
Mrs. Kellum was at ner accustomed
place and warmly welcomed by her hos
To-morrow at 3 o'clock p.m. the ex
cellent Children's fDay. Programme
will be rendered, all are invited, the
ladies will please bring flowers.
The two stewerdees committees are
busy at work arranging to raise the
amount of money allotted to them.
Joseph Jacobs divided twenty dollars
among four of the trustees.
Come to-morrow night, every body.
LISLE and BERLIN, 50 Doz.
Ladies* 4 and 6 Button Lisle and
Berlin gloves, plain and embroi
deied backs, black and colors
Sale price 13c per pair.
SILK MITTS, 60 Doz. Ladies'
6-button length, Fine Jersey Silk
Mitts in black and colors 35c
Sale price 20c per pair.
LACE PARASOLS. 20 doz. es
cunial lace covered parasols in
even colors. Regular price $2.50.
Sale price, $1.68 even.
SILK UMBRELLAS, 24 dozen
26 inch silk umbrella. Gold tips
on handles. $2 goods.
Sale price, $1.25 even.
HANDKERCHIEFS, 100 dozen
ladies fine hemstitched embroid
ered and ladies hemstitched lin
en initial goods 20c quality.
Sale price, 10 cts each.
HANDKERCHIEFS, 175 dozen
gents fine hemstitched linenand
fancy, all silk, 20-inch Pongees
Sale price, 20 cts each.
SILK GIRDLES, 60 doz. silk
girdles, 2 yds. long. Good as
sortment of colors. Alwavssold
Sale price, 25 cts each.
HOSE SUPPORTERS. 75 doz.
best quality hose supporters in
satin, all colors. Regular price,
Sale price, 69c pr pair.
TINSEL. Kismet Tinsel.all col
ors, full size ball. Others ask 7c
Sale price, 4c per ball.
ZEPHYR. Single and split
zephyr, all colors. Sold every
where at 10c. per oz.
Sale price 4c pr ounce.
SHIRTS. 100 dozen, gents'
white unlaundried shirts, 2 ply
bosom comes in all sizes. Best
Sale Price, 50 cts each.
HOSE. Men's full regular made
socks, double heels and toes.
Plain colors and fancies, 25c. goods.
Sale Price 15c Pr Pair.
S E OLSO N & CO
213 and 215 Nicollet Ave. Mmneapols.
Midsummer Clearance Sale.
$125,000 worth of seasonable goods to
be sacrificed in the next four weeksl
SEND FOR SAMPLES.
HATS and BONNETS. 100 doz
en ladies straw hats and to
ques, fancy straws. Regular price,
75 and 85c.
This sale, 28 cts each.
FLOWERS. 50 patterns of
wreathsand montures all choice
styles and fine goods. $1.25 and
Sale price, 75 cts each.
RUCHING. 50 pieces fancy
Lisse and Cord niching, always
retailed for 18c.
Sale price 9cts pr yard.
NECK WEAR. Latest styles in
Lorraine Directore collars, and
fine Embroidered mull ties 40c
Sale price, 24 cts each.
NIGHTGOWNS. 24dozen fine
muslin goods, Mother Hubbard
style, trimmed, Hamburg insert
ing tucks worth $1.37.
Sale price, $1.00 each.
SKIRTS. Best quality muslin,
10 inch eambric ruffle contain
ing 10 tucks headed by three
clusters worth $1.38.
Sale price, $1.00 each.
VESTS. 74 dozen ladies Jersey
ribbon and gauze vests sleeve
less. Our regular 25c goods.
Sale price, 19 cts each.
HOSIERY. 100 dozen ladies'
plain Ingrain colors and fancy
striped cotton hose, full regular
Sale price, 19c pr pair.
FAILLE FRANCAISE. 12 points
black Faille Francaise soft finish,
24 inches wide, former price $1.-
Sale Price $1.19 Per yd.
GROS GRAINS. 10 pieces black
Gros Grain silk, 24 inches wide
warranted good, $1.50 quality.
Sale Price $1.19 Per yd.
BLACK CASHMERE. 24 pieces
40-inch, all woqjcashmere, silk
finish, jet and blue blocks.
Sale Price 75c Pr yard.
BLACK HENRIETTA. 30 pieces
40-inch, all wool, black Henriet
ta cloth, satin finish, elegant
quality. $1.25 gi ods.
Sale Price 89c Pr yard.
S. E OLSON & O
213 and 215 Nicollet Ay., Minneapolis.
LAWN TENNIS FLANNEL. 36-
inch wide hair line or fancy
stripes on cream ground. The
latest for summer wear. Finest
88c. goods in the city.
Sale price, 59c pr yard.
LAKF SUITINGS. Fancy
stripes. A handsome line of col
ors non-shrinking and fast col
ors. Regular price 38c.
This sale, 23c per yard.
GINGHAMS. 1,000 pieces best
domestic. In stripes.checks and
plaids. All the new colors, 12
Sale price 8cts pr yard.
SATEENS. 1200 pieces elegant
variety of new patterns, all the
new colors. 15c quality.
Sale price 12 1-2 pr yd.
BED SPREADS. 250 full size
-white bed spreasto^ elegant
goods. Regular 85c goods.
Sale price, 59 cts each.
TABLE CLOTHS. 60 dozen
Turkey red table cloths,fringed,
2 yards long warranted fast col
ors. $1.25 quality.
Sale price, 69 cts each-
CHECKED NAINSOOKS. 250
pieces extra fine quality Nain
sooks in new patterns. 12J and
Sale price, 8a per yard.
WHITE LAWNS. 300 pieces
fine quality of satin finish plain
and striped lawns-, good styles,
15c and 18c goods.
Sale price 121-2 pr yd.
.EX-SUPER. 5,000 yards, all
wool ex-super carpetings, new
colors and designe 85c. quality.
Sale Price 65 cts Pr yd. *V
RAG CARPETINGS. 6,0'0 yds.
elegant quality rag carpet sold
by others at 45c.
Sale Price S O cts Pr yL
MOSQUITO NETTING. 100
packages black, blue, green,
white and pink, 8 yds. in piece.
Price 35 and 38c pr yd_
BLEACH SHIRTING. 50 pie
ces 104 extra heavy and fine
quality, sold for 28c.
This sale 22 l-2c pr yd.
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