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SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1889.
A special frond Columbia, S. de
scribes a homicide of yeiy unusual char
acter, the killing of Alfred Prolean by
Cornelius Means, both Colored men,
The weapon used was a double-barrel
shotgun. Seven buckshot entered the
victim's arm between the elbow and the
shoulder, breaking the limb in three
places. Five buckshot took effect in the
body just below the armpit, inflicting a
wound which the examining physician
pronounced sufficient to produce death.
Means was about 15 feet from his victim,
and as the latter fell to the ground, he
xushed upon him and struck him three
heavy blows with the butt of the gunthe
upon the forehead, breaking the weapon
at the breech. Returning to the house
in front of which he had fired, Means
laid by his gun and got his pistol. Then,
standing over the now dead body, he
pointed the pistol downward and fired
once, the ball entering the wooden
bridge upon which the corpse lay. Pro
lean had seduced Means' daughter, who
was a well educated girl. "We have hun
dreds of Colored fathers who ought to do
just what Means did, riddle the scoun
drels, white or black, who seduce their
daughters, with buckshot and there will
be some protection for Colored females.
A Colored girl can scarcely reach ma
turity before a pack of dirty hyenus of
both races is on her track. The proper
remedy for such a state of things is buck
shot administeied as they were by the
It is truly marvelous to observe the
coolness and carelessness with which
respectable journals, which ought to
have some occasional glimmerings of
common sense, attempt to impress the
most atrocious nonsense upon what they
speak of as the Negro. For instance,
the Arkansas Gazette says in a recent
issue: "That man who will disabuse
the Negro's mind of the idea that he is
in any way benefited by being 'repre
xesented on the ticket,' will do him a
good service. It doesn't benefit one
Negro in the least conceivable manner
to elect another to office." The Ga
zette would not dare to print those two
sentences and substitute the word Irish
man or German for Negro. We may
eugget to the Gazette how it may itself
"disabuse the Negro's mind." The
plan is simply to demonstrate to the
Negro that he is not benefitted by
breathing the same air, drinking the
same water and eating the same food
that benefit the white man. The incon
sistency of the Gazette reminds one of
that of the slaveholders, who always
argued that freedom was a curse to the
Negro, yet, whenever a Negro perform
ed some great service to the community
they usually rewarded him by setting
him free. An instance in point is the
case of the Negro who saved St. Mich
aels church in Charleston S. C.
Charles Hendley, editor of the Hunts
*ville, Ala., Gazette, and Grand Secretary
of Colored Masons in that state, has
been appointed by the President as Re
clever of Public Moneys at Huntsville.
Hon. D. W. Ellison whose appointment
ire recently commended, has for many
years been Grand Treasurer of Colored
Masons in Arkansas. The Presidedt
will not be apt to err in his appoint
ments if he selects men who have been
selected by Colored men as their repre
sentatives and who have been trusted
and triedjand alwaysjfound faithful. Both
of the above men were of the class we
have mentioned. Men who have been
for years building up enterprises among
the Colored people. It is a fact that
many who claim to be our representa
tives cannot cite an instance in which
they have done anything in relation to
the Colored race that did not result im
mediately and directly in putting money
in their purses.
The success of Chandler in
race for the senate is a
subject for congratulation for
Colored race of America. Some
the hardest and most effective blows
struck for us by the really great men of
the country were the blows of Chandler.
Mr. Chandler is an experienced public
servanttried and true in the broadest
and best sense, That such a man had
enemies, reasonable and well meant,
perhaps, goes without the saying. Men
like Chandler see principles, not people
and move with a courage that takes no
account of the individual. It is indeed
a gratifying sight that they are occasion
ally popular enough to be elected or ap
pointed to fill the leading positions in
At last full management oi the affairs
of the Johnstown sufferers goes exclus
ively into Pennsylvania hands. Adjt.
Gen. Hastings is really at the helm with
Gov. Beaver, of course the responisble
head. We know Gen. Hastings of old.
He is the man who made the admirable
speech placing the name of John Sher
man before the Chicago convention for
presidential honors, and can be depend
ed upon for serviceable conduct in try
ing times. Hastings, like Grant, is a
man for instant, vigorous action he will
see to it that everything possible is done
to alleviate the affliction so heavily laid
upon the citizens of the Central and
Western part of the Keystone State.
Levi W. Brown, of Ohio, recently ap
pointed to be consul of the United
States at Glasgow, may not be an ideal
man for the place. However, when we
recollect that George Bain, the St. Lou
is miller, had strong indorsers for this
consulship, we think President Harri
son has done well in this instance.
Bain is the republican who said a few
years ago that "he would not serve on a
committee with a nigger."
Botany Bay, or some Siberian point, is
berth for you, Mr. Bain.
The fact that a state as reliably repub
lican as Ohio, has had a Democratic sen
ator at Washington for a decade or so, is
one of the political anomalies of the
times. The grand old Buckeye State is
on her good behavior, though, thisyear,
and intends to send to Columbus a first
class legislature, which in turn will do
its duty and place at the capital of the
country a man worthy to keep company
with the giant Sherman.
Quite a commotion was created last
week in St. Louis, when several married
ladies who have taught in the city
schools were notified that they would
not be reappointed next year. The hus
bands of these ladies are principals in
the St. Louis schools and the Teachers'
committee think the young ladies of the
community ought to have a cbance. The
principals, however, will try hard to
have the order revoked.
Ex-Gov. Cameron, Gen. Grover, Mr.
Brady and others present a sensible
plan for action in the Virginia campaign.
Its characteristic feature lies in the
fact that the voter is to be a freeman in
all that the word implies. And in this
line is Republican success for the Old
Dominion just as sure as a ballot is ta
Our people are still holding their own
at the schools and colleges of the land.
Fisk University turned out a nice large
class of graduates the 11th inst.
Don't miss the operetta at Turner
Hall Tuesday evening.
Mr. John Sterritt of Minneapolis was
in our city Thursday.
Mr. G. B. Taylor of Cleveland, Ohio,
was in the city Thursday.
Next week at the Peoples the famous
Irish drama "Arrah na Pogue."
Marrs. Lodge G. XT. O. of O. F. will
give its annual picnic and celebration
at Spring Park Aug. 1st.
The finest musical effort of our musi
cal people will take place Tuesday eve
ning at Turner Hall, the operetta of
Paulina or the Belle of Saratoga.
Should you need anything in the jew
elry line, call on John D. Bodford 380
East Seventh street, and save ten
cent. Read his advertisement on fourth
The installation of officers of Pioneer
Lodge Monday night will be a grand
affair a large crowd is expected and a
good time guaranteed. Don't fail to be
on hand. Grand promenade after the
ceremonies are over.
Albert Thompson, sentenced one
month ago to the workhouse for oneone
year for robbing a passenger coach, was
Thursday afternoon pardoned by the
governor on account of sickness.
has been sent to the bospitrl.
Charles Fountain, a watchman in
Lewis' wood yard on Arkwright, shot at
Norman K. Evans, a son of A. W. Evans,
Tuesday night, claiming that he mistook
him for a thief. Mr. Evans had him'Sunday.
arrested for assault with intent to kill.
Sunday night Gilmore's Band gives a
grand concert at the Newmarket. Next
week, beginning Thursday, Augustin
Daly's company will give their latest
success "Railroad of Love." This en
gagement closes the theatre for the
Arrangements are making for a mons
ter celebration bv the people of Minne
sota at the Fair Grounds on August 1st.
This celebration will be the biggest one
that ever took place in the state.
Future announcements will be made as
arrangements are perfected.
The swell affair of the season will be
the operetta of "The Belle of Saratoga,"
which will be produced for the benefit
of St, James A. M. F. church at Turner
Hall on Franklin street, Tuesday even
ing June 25. If you wish to be consid
ered among the upper tens you must be
The High Tea at Stevens Lodge Hall
Thursday evening for the benefit of St.
St. James church was a fairly successful
affair and those who attended had a
pleasant time. Owing to the ineisposi
tion of some of the performers the
promised ladies orchestra eould not per
form. The following programme was
caaried out: Piana solo, Mrs. T, H.
Lyles soprano solo, Miss Alice Law
rence instrumental trio, piano, mando
lin, guitar, Mias Nellie Griswold, Miss
Lulu Griswold, Mrs. C. A. Mason piano
sclo, Miss Lizzie Roocli addresses, Rev.
J. M. Henderson. A fine drill was
given by the Knights Templar under the
command of Sir Wade Hampton.
Wednesday was the loth anniversary
of the wedding day of Mr. and Mrs. J.
K. Hilyard, so he got up a little surpiise
party on his wife. St. Philips society was
to meet the same nighfrat Mrs. Liggins'
so he took her there so as to give his
friends possession of his house. As no
one went to Mrs. Liggins'as per arSt.
rangementabout 10 o'clock Mr. and
Mrs. Hilyaid returned home. Arriving
there they found the house full. It was
a genuine surprise to Mrs. Hilyard.
There were present: Mr. and Mre, H.
Parker, Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Pettis, Mr.
and Mrs. T. H. Lyles, Mr. and Mrs. W.
B. Elliot, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hilyard,
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Wilson Mesdames.
W. H. Davis, L. A. Roberson, F. D. Par
ker, J. H. Jackson, W. J. Ellison, W.
W. Liggins Misses Ella Smith, Cora
Jackson, Celia and Vodie Roberson,
Grace, Blanche and Mamie Wilkins,
Sadie Hilyard, Addie and Gertrude
James, Jamie Logan Messrs F. J.
Roberson, J. W. Luca, Chas. and George
James, Richard Farr, Harvey Jackson,
Rev. W. C, Pope, THE APPEAL. There
was reading by Mrs. W. H. Davis and
Miss Mamie Wilkins, remarks by Rev.
C. W. Pope and Mr. T. Lyles. Mr.
Hilyard presented his wife a nice gold
bandied umbrella, a set of silver spoons
and a pair of sleeve-buttons. Refresh
ments were served and all had a de
The Colored Champion.
Ever since it was known that Peter
Jackson the Australian heavy-weight
champion was coming to St. Paul, the
folks here were in a fever to see the
great slugger and on last Monday eve
ning Turner Hall was filled with his
admirers. The affair was under the
management of the genial Billy Wells.
There were set-tos between Dominick
Barnes and Jimmy Nevins, Jimmy
Smith and Barney Smith, John Donald
son and Tom Lees and the Maguhn
brothers. The Findley Quartette sang
some fine selections and Chas. Edwards
gave a song and dance and then the
event of the evening was announced a
four-round set-to between Jackson and
Cardiff. The cheering was loud and
long when the victor and vanquished
appeared on the stage and their exhibi
tion was very satisfactory. Cardiff has
made many friends by the gentlemanly
way in which he acted toward Jackson
during his visit here. After the exhibi
tion a reception to Jackson was held at
the White Elephant No. 106 E. 5th
street and the proprietors Messrs.
Miller and Baty did themselves proud
in the manner in which they entertained
Jackson and his friends. They had en
gaged the Eureka Brass Band which
discoursed music, the Findley Quartette
sang, solos were lendered by Prof. J.
W. Luca and Mr. George Adams. Fluid
refreshments were plentiful and theMrs.
affair wound up with a nice lunch.
Jackson says he had the finest time
here of any place he has visited since
he left the coast and promises to return
in the fall.
Pilgrim Baptist Church.
"They that seek Me early shall find
Me" a number of sisters met at 6 o'clock
Sunday morning and the Lord was
found of them in power and great glory
Our hearts were made glad Sunday to
see among us again Mrs. Wilson, sick
ness having kept her at home last
Sunday. Prof. Coleman, who is well
known to many of the citizens, stirred
and touched many hearts by the solo
that he sang. It was, "Jesus is Mine."
He also assisted us in our children's ex
ercises in the afternoon, which was the
feature of the day. The church was
well filled. St. James school came in a
body in response to our cordial invita
tion. The worthy Supt. Mr. T. H.
Lyles delivered a very interesiing and
address which was well re
ceived. The children and their teachers
deserve much credit, for the program
was truly delightful. The little folks
sang for all they were worth, their
hearts were in it. Collection was $10.
If some of the older people won't work
in union, whatever you do, don't
prison the hearts of the children. Let
the two schools work together. If any
bhould try to stop it, he may find
that he is fighting against God.
At the nfeeting called on the
inst we learned that on the 1st of July
our interest is due which reaches near
$300. We must raise it by the 28th
inst, nearly $100 was subscribed at the
meeting. We want every member and
friend to come prepared to help us
Elder Shefae has not been
very well for some time, he has been
obliged to work very hard here and now
is in need of rest. A short vacation
may be necessary in order that he may
not get down sick.
St. James A M. E Church.
The object of these notes is simply to
give news, social and religious sermons
will be delivered from the pulpit, per
sonal matters discussed in private, and
announcements of entertainments will
appear as advertisements.
We thus definately state the limits
within which we shall keep because we
deplore the habit of insinuating un
pleasant things either from the pulpit or
through the paper we believe that an
honorable, straight forward course will
always commend itself and that its
virtue will shine out resplendant
through all the petty little tricks that
ill-mannered, persons may employ to
Lee us all learn to be brave and manly
and abovefnean, sneaking practices, the
honorable man is the only one who has
A committee was engaged until ten
minutes to twelve Saturday night trying
a brother who was accused of making
false statements about measures
adopted in the board, he was found
guilty and severely censured.
Persons to whom we would always
look for nothibg but the truth have
said, "the people out at St. James are so
high toned that they don't want or
dinary folks to join with them," now
that and all such remarks are false,
while we proudly admit that our
moral and religious standards are high
and that we do not encourage nor per
mitifweknow it any of our members
to live contrary to our rules, and while
we do not meddle with others, yet
all know that our treatment of all have
been such that the greatest revival ever
in a Colored church in this state was at
James when one hundred persons
All who truly and earnestly re
pent of their sins and try to
lead a new life aie most cordially wel
comed, we will love them and help them
as long as they have a spirit to so con
tinue, but we will not compromise with
evil, a church should be an ornament to
a community and a light to the world
But where will you see a finer congrega
tion than assembled Sabbath morning
at St. James. The congregation was as
't ever is, one of the grandest. Prof.
Coleman rendered a solo be has a bass
voice of good volume. The choir each
week grows better, so much for the in
struction of Prof. Luca and his regular
St. James choir will probably supply
the music at one of the Sabbath services
at the Milwaukee conference. Mrs
Kelly, of Nashville united with the
church on probation she is an old mem
ber but had not brought her letter we
gladly welcomed her for we have many
grand members from Nashville. Mr
Clarence Washington joined by letter
from Bethel church, Detroit he comes
Next Sabbath is quarterly meeting.
Don't miss the afternoon services it is
the closing quarter and a glorious time
ss anticipated. Rev. Williamson, the
new Minneapolis pastor, will preach,
Rev. Knight will preach and preside.
Come, let as all give him a hearty wel
come his district is in the lead.
Thirty-eight were present Monday
night Brother R. Taylor was recom
mended for local licence by a vote of 36
yea and two nay brother Joshua Davis,
by of 19 yea and 18 nay.
Rev. Henderson will deliver the an
nual masonic sermon Sunday. It will
probably be at night.
Doing's in Duluth.
Mr. W. H. Ford was presented with a
13 pound son by his wife last Sunday.
Mrs. J. N. Richey left for Detroit,
Mr. Smart gave a ball last Wednesday
night, but about half past twelve o'clock
the police came in and broke it up.
Smart says he intends to test the case
One of the most pleasant occurrences
of the past week was a little private pic
nic gtved Sundav. The party consisted
of Mrs. Lillie Richey, Miss S. E. Byas,
Miss Mamie Hall, Miss Julia Richey,
T. G. Harcourt, Mrs. C. Byas
Messrs. J. E. Louis, J. H. Simms, E.
Richey, M. C. McDowell, H. C. Richard
son, J. Graves. The picnic took place
at Two Harbors, Minn., which was
reached by a ride of 27 miles on the
Lake Superior. The places of note were
visited, a nice dinner was partaken of.
A visit was made to the residence of
Mrs. Harcourt where music etc. was in
dulged in and at 7 o'clock the party
again returned to Duluth.
Go to Mrs. Williams for board 219 3d
Mrs. M. Hunton boarding and rooms
at 206 Third ave. S.
Go to Mrs. Joyce's for your meals
250, 3d Ave. South.
Mrs. P. Bell will return today from
her visit to Chicago.
THE APPEAL office is now in room 4
No. 24 S. Fifth street.
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.
Mr. Chas. Parker who went to Hot
Springs Ark., some weeks ago for his
health will return today.
Go to Dorsett and Co. 418 Nicollet are.
for cream they will furnish at reduced
rates to churches and societies.
Mr. Chas. Parker who went to the
Hot Springs in Ark., some weeks ago
his health will be back to day.
The mother of Mrs. J. L. Neal, Mrs.
Williamson, arrived in the city Wednes
day on a visit. She will spend the
summer months here,
Mrs. Stapp and Miss Susie Jackson,
have opened a bakery at 257J 10th ave.East
South, where any one desiring home
made bread, pies, cakes etc., can obtain
them at reasonable rates.
Mr. A. H. Myrick has purchased the
elegant tonsoral parlors of Mr. J. R.
Henderson's 303 2d Ave. S. and took
charge Wednesday. He will still run
his shop at No. 1500 Franklin avenue.
We wish him success.
Boarding bouse for sale reasonale.
The Glyndon house 119 3d St. S. Min
neapolis, a fine large house with 16
sleeping rooms, office, sitting-room,
dining room and kitchen fitted up in
first class style, doing good business.
The reason for selling is the ill health
of the landlady Mrs. Geo. Williams
For further particulars address 219 3d
St. S. Minneapolis.
The Quarterly conference convened
Monday evening at the St. Peters A. M.
E. church. Elder R. Knight, of Chicago
presided and the general routine of
business was transacted peculiar to their
discipline. The appeal case of Mr.
L. Anderson was considered which re
sulted in the reinstating of Bro. Ander
son to his former position as secretary
of the Trustees board.
Rev. R. H. Williamson the new pastor
of St. Peters church arrived in the city
Friday morning of last week from
Chicago and has been stopping with Mrs.
S. Mitchell 2806 Cedar avenue south.
He took charge of the work Sunday
evening. Hisfirstsermon was preached
to a good audience and was evidently
well appreciated. Rev. Williamson has
a wife and two children in Chicago, a
son of about 18 and a daughter of 16
years. They will be here some time
The social event of the week has been
the birthday party given by Miss Leona
Akers, at her home 710 Hennepin Ave
Wednesday evening. Among those
present were: Mesdames R. Burke,
F. Scott, George Williams Misses
Fannie Burke, Hattie Taylor, M.
Williams, Hattie Watkins, Evans,
Mrs. Zancy Messrs. G. Nelson, M.
McFoley, G. Coleman, J. H. English,
Oueley, M. E. Singleton, Fred and
George Reed, J. Foster, J. Bersey, G.
Roper, W. Harris, N. Casey, A. Ander
son, A. Nome, A. Kelley, Robert
Hamilton, A. Buckner, S. Saundeis, J.
The last quarterly conference of the
year convened in the St. Peter A. M.
E. church Monday evening with Elder
R. Knight in the chair. The general
routine of business peculiar to such
meetings was transacted. At the last
the appealed case of Frank L. Ander
son, who formerly has been the Secre
tary of the Trustees board and was ex
pelled from church some weeks ago,
which resulted in the reinstating of Mr.
Anderson. Rev. C. H. Thomas was
present and spoke very gentlemanly in
behalf of the new minister, saying he
had no malije against the members
and hoped they would all pull together
and assist in making the work a success
Rev. Robert Henry Williamson who
succeeds Rev.C. H.Thomas, comes from
Joliet, 111. was born in Hegers
Town, M. D., and is 47 years of age.
His grandfather Wm. Berry took him
when very young, with 16 other mem
bers of his family and made his way to
Canada, where Rev. Williamson passed
his boyhood days, and was educated in
the Canadian schools. About 1886 he
left Canada, coming over to Detroit,
Mich., and enlisted in the 1st Michigan
Reg., from there he went to Jacks jn
and entered the 122d U. S. Reg. At the
close of the war he was discharged at
Harts' island, from there he went to
New York,from New York he went over
to his home in Canada, again from there
to Chicago, from there to Camden, Aak.,
where he bought property, was married
to a very esteemable young lady Miss
Bertha Munn in 1871. He taught school
for four years, while living there'-giving
general satisfaction to all. His wife was
the means of bringing the first civil
action in their courts under the 14th and
15th amendments, the case was against
white man, for insulting her at a white
churh where Colored people was
welcomed. He was ordained by Bishop
Isaac Lane of the C. M. E. church in
Washington, Ark., in 1879, first preach
ing in the Ozan Academy in Washing
ton. He then took charge of the *'Ozan
Circuit" in Heamstead, after two years
of successful work, after a year of hard
labor he went to Chicago to live, there
he joined the African M. E. conference
and was sent to Council Bluff, Iowa,
where he was crowned with success.
After two years he wrs sent to Sioux
City'. Iowa, where he for two seasons
having the best of success. He was then
sent to Joliet, 111., after J. M. Hender
son. He staid in Joliet for nearly two
years, and is now here as pastor ef the
St. Peters. Rev. Williamson has a wife
and two children who are now in Chi
Where to Get THE APPEAJL.
For the benefit of persons who are not
regular subscribers, THE APPEAL is on
sale in Chicago at the following places
Chas. Landre, 111 Harrison street.
R. S. Bryan, 446 State street.
F. A. Chinn, 338 Thirtieth street.
W. H. Monroe, 4 Madison street.
W. Nelson, 179 Walnut street.
Remonde House, 464 State street.
G. W. Henderson, 2734 State street.
Garrett Morgan, 2903 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.
Edward Quinn, 281 29th,
John Griffin, 2958 Butterfield.
Harry Curtis, 2611 State street.
Wm. Brown, 2630 State street.
W. Nelson, 21^W. Randolph.
FOUND IN TEA.
The Globe Tea Company of New York
have opened branch stores at No. 25
Seventh street, St. Paul, and No. 23
South Fourth street (next door to post
office), Minneapolis, Minn Their tea is
put up in paper caddies. Every caddie
contains a souvenir, such as ladies' and
gents' solid gold hunting case, jeweled
American watches, genuine diamond,
emerald, pearl, turquoise and sapphire
jewelry in solid gold settings, and many
other articles of less value. This expen
sive method of advertising cannot con
tinue longsixty days being the limit.
Below is a partial list of fortunate
purchasers so far:
B. Wurst, bookkeeper for the
Wanderer Printing company, found a
genuine diamond ring in his can, for
which he paid $1. H. It. Johnson, en
gineer on Manitoba railroad, paid $5 for
6 cans of tea, and found in one $50 in
gold and in another a pair of genuine
solitaire diamond eardrops. W. L.
Keech, station agent Chicago, Mil
waukee & St. Paul railway, Denla,
Iowa, aud F. E. Duncan, with Rogers
& Ordway, 180 to 184 East Fourth
street, each found genuine diamond
rings. C. Kastner, contractor, 144
Colorado street, found a solid gold
hunting case Elgin watch in his tea.
Edward Johnson, Lanesboro, and Mrs.
M. McKay. 37 East Ninth street, each
found solid gold band rings. E. Williams,
carpenter and contractor, found twenty
silver dollars in his can. E. B. Lott,
bookbinder, Pioneer Press, 463 St.
Peter street, found a genuine diamond
ring. W. C. Mahon, 381 Minnesota
street, got one of the same kind. F.
Whithan, bartender at the California
wine house, 48 East Seventh
street paid $1 for a can of
tea, and on opening the
can found a genuine diamond ring
William Jones, farmer, Fargo, sent in a
club order of $20 for 27 cans of tea, and
found in one fifteen silver dollars, and
in two others ladies' solid gold hunting
case watches, stem wind and set J. B.
Bryan, with the West Publishing Co.,
Third btreet, and F, M. Chapman, con
ductor on the Chicago, St. Paul & Kan
sas City railroad, residence 339 East
Congress street, each found genuine dia
monds. Miss C. Mooers, Clifton Hotel,
J. T. Thompson, Detroit laundry, and F.
P. Koempel, printer, West Publishing
Co., each found genuine diamond rings.
B. Anundson, 106 and 108 Washington
street, Decoran, Iowa, found a genuine
diamond ring in one can, and in two
others solid gold rings (ordered by mail).
L. L. Christine, upholsterer, 1017
Twenty-first streetsouth, F. Born, sales
man, Second avenue and Twenty-ninth
stieet, and E. J. Barnes 3229 First ave
nue south, each found genuine diamond
rings in their tea. Miss Anna Muller,
West St, Paul, found a genuine diamond,
ruby and sapphire lace pin. O. B. Allen,
traveling salesman Wells Whip Co.,
Wellsville, Pa., and Warren Hill, per
fumer, 102 Fourth street, each found
genuine diamonds. HonG.E. Le Claire,
attorney, 156 Third avenue south, got a
solid gold ring.
rders by mail, accompanied by cash
OJ postoffice order, from any part of the
United States, will be promptly for
warded. Parties getting up a club, of
$10 or $20.always get a valuable souvenir.
Sinele can, $1 six cans, $5 thirteen cans,
$10 twenty-seven cans, $20. Address
the Globe Tea Company, No. 23 South
Fourth street Minneapolis or 25 East
Seventh street, St. Paul, Minn.
Open from 8 a. m.until 9 p. m.
Historical Illustrations of the Influence of
Man's Imitative Faculty.
Within ten days after the suicide of a
man in a full-dress suit in this city
three similar cases were reported in
other parts of the country, and doubt
less others will follow as a result of
these. The influence of morbid imita
tion in causing what seem to be epi
demics of crime against the person or
property of others is equally potent in
determining' not only the number but
the character or method of suicidal
The murderous criminal, whether
suicidal or homicidal is invariably one
in whom appetite and instinctthe es
sentially animal qualitiespredominate
over the will in whom reason and judg
ment are subordinate to imagination
and impulse. He is the result of an
human development which
favors and fosters an abnormal devel
opment of the mimetic faculty, shared in
common with the monkey by unculti
vated, uneducated man. Students of
this class of crime have accumulated
multitudes, of illustrations of the influ
ence of the mimetic faculty. In his
"Anatomy of Suicide" Dr. Winslow
furnishes a curious collection
them the following:
"Some years ago a man banged himself on
the threshold of one of. the doors of the corri
dor at the Hotel des Invalldes No suicide had
occurred in the establishment for two years
previously, but in the supceeding fortnight five
invalids hanged themselves on the same cross
bar, and the governor was obliged to shut up
Lecky. in his history of European
Morals," recounts among the epidemics
of purely insane suicides that strange
mania which raged in the Neapolitan
districts from the end of the fifteenth
to the end of the seventeenth century,
the victims of which "thronged in mul
titudes toward the sea, and often, as
the blue waters opened to their view,
they chanted a wild hymn of welcome
and rushed with passion into the
waves." An epidemic of mimetic sui
cide occurred among the women of Mi
letus, who killed themselves in great
numbers because their husbands and
lovers were detained by the wars. This
epidemic, like a similar one among the
women of Lyons, was only checked by
an order that the bodies of all suicides
should bo dragged naked through'the
streets and exposed in the public mar
If the dress-suit suicide continues to
grow in popularity it may be necessary
to check it by threatening to expose
the bodies of its victims in unfashiona
ble and badly-fitting garments. This
seems to be about the only kind of ar
gument that will appeal to intellects of
the dress-coat type.Chicago News.
John Jones Lodge, No. 7. Regular
communication first and third Mondays,
each month at 328 S. Clark St.
G. W. Rem, W. M.
CHAS. LANDRE. Sec. Il Harrison St
Hiram Lodge No. 14. Regular com
munication first and third Tuesdavs at
hall corner 16th a*nd State.
ROBT. J. B. ELLINGTON, W. M.
GEO. T. JACKSON, Sec, Am. Ex. Co-
Mt. Hebron Lodge No. 29. Regulap
communication, first and third Thurs
days at St. George Commandery haUV
State and Sixteenth streets.
M. A. AKNOJD W. M.
JOHN B. HART, Sec 2433 State.
St. Mark's Chapter No. 1, H. R. A. M..
Meets first Tuesday in each month at
i26 Clark St.
A. D. STEVENS, H.P
GEO. W. RUCKER, Rec. 1821 State.
Corinthian Commandery No. 1, K. T.
Regular conclave second: Thursday
each month at their asvlum 328 Clark st.
WM. ATCHISON, E. C.
D. W. DEMPCY, Rec., 3716 Dearborn,.
St. George Commandery No. 4, K. T^.
Regular conclave, second and fourth*
Thursdays in each month at their
asylum, Cor. State and 16th streets.
Visiting Sir Knights in good standing.'
K. E. Moore, E. O.
J, W. Taylor,Recorder,2961 LaSalle.
Godfrey Commandery No. 6, K. T.
Meets second Monday in each month ai.
326 Clark St.
J. B. FOSTER, E. C.
F. FREANY, Rec.
Eureka Court No. 11, Heroines of Jer*--
ioho. Meets second Tuesday in each*
month at ball 16th and State.
Mrs. Mary Clayton, M. A. M.
Mrs. Sadie Hart, Sec. 2433 State.
Esther Court No. 2. Meets first Mon
day in each month, at St. George Com
mandery Hall, Sixteenth and States
MRS. E. CHATMAN M. A. M,
MRS. E J. LAWSON, Sec. 2701 State..
Electa Chapter, No. 11, O. E. S. nieete.
first Fuday evening ol each monthaL
hall corner IGth and State.
MRS. AGNES MOODY, W. M.
MRS. E. NOELL, Sec. 2939 State.
Talma Chapter, No. 12, O. E. 8. meets*
3d Friday in each month at St. George's-.
Hall, cor. 16th and State.
MRS. JOSIE E\ i:RtTT, W. M.
Mhs. LUELLABJCLL, bee. 1709 Dearb'rt.
G. U. O. O. K.
Golden Fleece Lodge No. 1615. Reg
ular meetings, second and fourth Thurs
days at 132 Clark street.
H. A. BABTLETT, N. G.
F. W. ROLLINS, P. S., Tribune Bldg^
Ezekiel Lodge No. 1905. Meets regr
ularly on second and fourth Tuesdays*
and second Thursday for instruction.
R. W. Watkins, N. G.
G. R. Scott, P. S.2712 Dearborn st.
P. M. Council No. 20. Meets second?
Monday in each month at 132 Clark St.
A. O. HUNTER, W. G. M,
G. R. SCOTT, G. S. 2712 Dearborn.
Mount Moriah Lodge No. 44, House
hold of Ruth. Meets first Tuesday in
each month at Freiberg's Hall, 22d. st.
Mrs. Clara Pryor, N. G.
Mis. L. BELL, W. R. 1709 Dearborn.
Household of Ruth No. 153. Meets*
third Tuesday in each month at 13S3
Miss Nellie Atkinson, M. N. G.
Mrs. Nellie Boudin. W. R.309 Clark
U. B. P. AND S. M. T.
Morning Star Lodge No. 14, meets at
326 Clark street, on second and fourth
Tuesdavs in each month.
J. H. MAGEE, WT.
R. M. HANCOCK, Sec 600 Fulton.
Mt. Hope Temple No. 1. S. M.
Meets second and fourth Mondays at 7"
p. M. at hall corner 16th. and State.
Mrs. F. A. Powell,M. W. P., 221 3d.
Mrs. J. C. Williams. 3425 Butterfield?'
D. or T.
Jerusalem Tabernacle No. 16. Meet*
second Wednesday in each month at No
132 Clark Street.
Mrs. Lottie Burgess, C. P.
Miss M. WILSON, C. R. 857 Madison.
Diamond City No. 72. Meets fourth*
Tuesday in each month at St. George*
Commandery hall. State and Sixteenth.
MRS. ACHES MOODY C. P.
Mas. SARAH BEARD Sec.
Western Light Tabernacle, No. 87
Meets second and fourth Wednesdays*
corner of Sixteenth and State streets*.
MRS. SUSIB TERRY C. P.
MRS. R. RODLEY, C. R. 3035 Indiana^
XNIGHTS OP LABOR.
Wm. Lloyd Garrison (Mixed) Assem
bly, Colored waiters No. 8286, meets er
ery Friday night at 104 Randolph Sfc.
A. O. HUNTER, W. M.
W. E. TURNER, R. S. 57 N. Robey.
BROTHERHOOD OF EAILWAY PORTERS.
Garnet Lodge No. 1, meets on the
3d and 18th of each month ai 1 o'clock
p. m. Pharp at 328 Clark St.
MACK CALDWJ:LL, M. P.
WILLIS EASLEY, fcec.
Daughters of Union No. 1. Meetc*
second Monday in each month at 7 p. u.
at Olivet Baptist Church, Harmon Ct.
MRS. AN N SIMPSON, Pres.
MRS. F. A. POWELL, Sec. 221 3d. avsv.
Daughters of Zion No. 1 Meets lasts.
Monday in each month at Mrs. M. E.
Douglass' 293 Third ave.
5IRS. F. A. FULTON, Pres.
Miss A Wn.LiAMS,Sec2927 Butterfiefc
Mothers ana Daughters of Israel..
Meets first Thursday in each at Quinz
Chapel, Fourth avenue
MRS. SALLIS ADAMS, Pres.
MRS. SARAH GANT, Sec. 2136 State.
Daughters of Union No. 2. Meets sec
ond Tuesday of each month at St. Steph
en's church, Austin Ave.
MRS. I). BLACKBURN, Pres.
MRS. D. MCGOWAN Sec. 71 N. Leavitt~
GRAND ARMY OP THE REPUBLIC.
John Brown Post No. 50. Meets firsfc.
and third Thursdays, at 326 Clark St.
BARNEY MOORE, Com.
GEO. W. REED, Adj.
Womens Relief Corps, No. 14. Meek
Mrs. Nettie Burton, President.
Mrs..Mary Polk, Sec.47N. CampbellL
Bethel A. M. E. Preaching Sundays
-t 2.30 p. m. Prayer meeting, Wednes
day evenings. Class meeting, Friday
evenings. Especial attention given to
the sicSE when notified, also to weddings
Pastor, 2702 Butterfield 8 fc.