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THURSDAY, AUG. 1.
AT STATE FAIR GROUNDS.
THE GARDEN CITY.
Chicago's Haps and Mishaps and
Items of General Interest Ga
thered by the Staff of
Ttfr. D. E. WayneofToledoisinthe
Miss Poindexter will leave shortly for
Mrs. Geo. Terris of 2917 Dearborn has
Miss Adeline Ralston leaves on the22d
for Niagara Falls.
Mies B'anche Williams left Thursday
for Marquette Mioh.
Miss Ollie Jumeison left Tuesday for a
"visit to Racine, Wis.
Mrs. R. K. Jones has returned from
a pleasant tup to Nashville.
Mrs. D. B, Mason left Thursday for
Kansas City to isit her sister.
Mr. John Pope left Sunday for Lon
don, Canada, to visit his children.
Mrs. Lizzie White of 354(5 Butteifield
has gone to Louisville, Ky.. on a visit.
You can get a good square meal at
Mrs. Eliza Jones 3614 Butterfield street.
Mrs. Harriet Moore mother of Mrs.
Terrell -2807 Butterfield has gone to
Mrs. M. F. Pitts and Miss Susie L.
Arnold, of St. Louis aie guests of Mrs.
L. H. Reynolds.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Tarker formerly
of Louisville have resided at 2921 Dear
horn for faome time.
Prof. W. 0. Vance of New Albany is
in the city exhibiting his panorama at
the various chinches.
Mcsdames Fannie Barbour, Maggie
Smith, of Spnrgfield, Ohio, are the
city visiting their brother.
Misses Maggie Eddie of St. Louis and
Lola Johnson of madieou, Ind., are the
guests oi Mrs. John B. French.
Miss Addie Allen of MadLon, Ind., is
in the city visiting her bistei Mrs. J. M.
JacLson "lob Ashland Boulevard.
Mi. Field, the only Colored Christian
Scientist is at his business again after an
extended toui thiough Ohio, with his
Mi. J. A CLurch 2440 Dearborn was
31 3 ears old last week, and his wife gave
him a grand reception in honor of the
For Rent. Furnished room, suitahle
for two gentlemen, in private family
Dearborn near 31st, Addiess "B"
Mr. Will Presley has returned to hie
home in Denver, Colo after a two
\seeks visit to Miss Adline Ralston 2J0
Miss Annie Maxwell celebiated her
10th birthday last Tuesday by giving a
quiet and select party to her many
Mr. Fredenck Freeney and Miss Littie
Olston were married Thursday evening
at434 State street. The reception took
placefiom9 30 to 11.30
Hello' the Quinn Chapel and Rethel
Sunday Schools hold their picnic this
year at Trotter's Park, Monday July 22d
-"Are you going?" "Most assuredly?"
Mr. G. H. Hutchinson is the successor
of Mr. E. II. Wright in the County
Clerk's office Mr. Hutchinson is a young
man of ability and a credit to the peo
Mrs. Willis Montgomery has gone to
Denver, Colo., to visit her brother. She
was accompanied by her daughter Miss
Jessie. They will speud the summer in
For Sale. Furniture for a six-room
house, including sewing machiue, par
lor set 7 pieces, 3 commodes, 3bedsteads
and bedding, 3 bundles carpet, pictures,
&n* other furniture for only 100. The
sewing machine and parlor set are
worth 100. Address "O" APPEAL.
Nancy Gordon and Ella Russell, both
Colored disreputable women, had a fight
over a man at Polk street and Fourth
avenue at 4 o'clock Sunday morning.
The Gorden woman fired three shots at
her rival, hut none took effect. She was
locked up at the Harrison Street Station.
Mrs. Jesse Gordon is in a precarious
-condition at the County Hospital. Her
husband struck her with a base-hall bat,
July 8, which fractured her jaw. Her
injury was net considered serious at
first. A warrant is out for Gordon's as
Test. He lives at No. 148 Sherman street.
Mr. J. E. Wright has returned to the
-city with his family and brother W. C.
Wright wholiad heen visiting relatives
ut Chillicothe, Ohio. Mr. Wright and
family also visited Circleville, Colum
bus and Xenia, Ohio, Mr. Wright ex
tended his visit to Washington, D. 0.,
to look after his appointment as Consul
to Santa Domingo. He reports every
thing in good shape.
Chicago Patriarchie No. 10 G. IT. O. of
O. F. will give a grand entertainment at
Central Hall Monday evening July 29.
A grand sheet parade of the order will
be given on the afternoon of the 29th at
2:30 under auspices of the Patriarchie
assisted by following lodges: Hutchin
son, 1362, Western Star 1443, Golden
Fleece, 1615, Ezekiel, 1995, Northwestern
of Evanston and P. G. M. Council No.
20, in full uniform.
In the evening the Patriarchie and
Households of Ruth will appear in full
No. 44 and 153 will appear in full uni
form. Grand dress parade. At 11
o'clock the floor will be cleared for the
young folks. Music by Prof. Ruther
ford's Second Regiment band. Refresh
ments in abundance. First prize of $10
will be given to lodge or household turn
ing out the largest number of members,
second prize of ?5 to next largest num
ber. Committee A. O. Hunter, chair
man Ernest Chapel, Coleman Broady,
G. W. Johnson,,Jr., Wm. T. Good, G.R.
Scott S. N. Rankins, Secretary.
The grand excursion to Detroit will
take place on Monday next under the
auspices of Chicago Patriarchie during
convention of Ohio District Meeting
lasting four davs. Accommodations
reasonable. Full particulars in next is
Chicago Churches and Matters
Pertaining to the Spiritual
Progress of Their
Pastors and People.
Rev. Reynolds preached at Aurora
Sunday morning last.
The Iowa Annual Conference meets
Aug. 31st at Milwaukee.
Rev. D. A. Granam of the Michigan
Conference is in the city.
A fine quarterly meeting was held at
St. Stephens church last Sunday.
Love feast Monday evening. Quar
terly conference Tuesday evening.
The Herman Baptist church has
i egular service every Sunday at 3 and
8 p. m.
Next Sunday evening there will be a
sari ed song concert of one hour instead
of regular sermon.
Services at St. Luke's church Engle
wood, morning at 10.45 evening at 7.30
Sabbath school at 2.CO.
Pullman Mission A. M. E. Chuich
service every Sunday at 3 o'clock. Rev.
J. H. W. Collins, pastor.
Rev. Henderson has an invitation to
assist Rev. A. J. Burton to dedicate his
new church at Jacksonville on the 21st.
Services every Sundav morning at 11
and evening at 7:30 at St. Thomas Epis
copal Church, Rev. J. E. Thompson,
Come to Bethesda chuich to services
at 11 a. m. or 7.30 p. m. Sundays, Sun
day school at 12:30. Rev. Jordan Cha
Wednesday and Thuisday there will
be a drand enteitainment at Bethel con
sisting of views of the Johnstown flood,
Services at Emanuel Congregational
Church Sundaj at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p.
m. Sunday school at 12:30. Rev. Simon
Peter Smith, pastor.
Shiloh Baptist Church 230 Sixty-third
street, Englewood. Sunday school at
3 o'clock. Services at 7:30 P. M. Prayer
Among the recent additions to Bethel
is Mr. Astope who graduated from
Wilbeforceat the last commencement
and Mr. Snell of Kansas City.
The Church of Christ meets 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. Wed
nesday evening prayer meeting. All ai
welcome. W. G. F. Reed, pastor.
Preaching at Grace Presbyterian
Church, 3233 State street, every Sunday
at II a. m. and 8 p. m. sharp. Sunday
school at 12:15 p. m. All are cordially
invited to all the services. Pastor, Rev.
Moses Jackson, 3433 Butterfield street.
Quarterly meeting at Bethel Sunday
11 a. m. and p. m. Preaching by
Elder Knight. 3. p. m. Sacramental
service, preaching by Rev. W. C. Tre
van. At the evening services Mrs Hunt
of Minneapolis, will sing that beautiful
solo "Gracious God of Love." She has
a sweet soprano voice which she knows
how to use,
The Garden City Lyceum re-organized
June 3d 1889. President, J. C. Battles
i ecordiug secretary, R. R. Cabbell cor
responding secretary, B. A. Lewis
treasurer, R. S. Bryan.
Its ob,eot to encourage a thorough dif
fusion of knowledge amongst its mem
bers in art, natural science, history, agri
cultuae and horticulture, music and
literature, mental and moral philosophy
The Lyceum meets every Monday even
ing at 2518 State street, and respectfully
solicits the membership of male and fe
male students in any one or more of the
above named studies. The Lyceum
offers its assistance at concerts and other
entertainments given by churches and
charitable institutions For further
particulars address B. A. Lewis, Corres
ponding Secretary, 432 State street.
Don't You Forget It.
The Barbers assembly No. 1. will give
a grand picnic at Island Park on the C.
& E. I. R. R., fifty miles from Chicago,
on Monday, August 5th. Further par*
ticulars in the next issue of THE APPEAL.
Train leaves Dearborn station at 9:00 a:
m., making stops at way stations, Watch
for the great street parade.
Committee: J. L. H.Sweres, E. Russell,
W. A. Jones, Geo.Shaw. T. R. Van Pelt,
Messrs. Pope and Smith, 121 Lake St.
willclean and repair your clothing and
make it as good as new. Give them a
A SWELL EVENT.
Grand Reception Given by Mr.
And Mrs. John
I Honor of the Visiting Ladies.
The most elegant of all swell affair of
the season was the grand reception ten
dered by Mr. and Mrs. John B. French
to the many ladies who are visiting the
great summer sesort Chicago. It took
place Monday evening at the new and
elegant residence of Mr. and Mrs.
French, 1002 Walnut street. The spa
cious double parlors were beautifully
decorated with cut flowers. About nine
the carriages containing the guests be
gan to arrive and by 11 o'clock the house
was thronged with beautiful ladies at
tired in the most magnificent costumes
and gallant gentlemen in regulation
The following ladies were the "Ladies
of Honor" the especial guests of the
Miss Nina Pinchback of New Orleans,
red china silk, diamonds.
Miss Stella Hickman of St. Louis,
black lace over pink, diamonds.
Miss Edith Mordecai of St. Louis,
white satin corsage, bouquet, diamonds.
Miss Josie Lee of St. Louis, black lace,
natural flowers, diamonds.
Miss Bella Thomas of St. Louis, white
silk, lace, natural flowers, diamonds.
Miss Belle Armstrong of St. Louis,
white silk, natural flowers, diamonds.
Miss Louise Armstiong of St. Louis,
white silk, natural flowers, diamonds.
Miss Lola Johnson of Madison, Ind.,
white satin, Spanish lace, diamonds.
Miss Carrie Beckwith of Nashville,
Tenn., white cashmere, diamonds.
Miss Maggie Edie of fct. Louis, black
silk over pink, pond lilies and fern
Miss Allie Booth of Kansas City, black
satin, natural flowers, diamonds.
Miss Beulah Roots of St. Louis, white
surah lace Grecian style, diamonds.
Miss Lulu Williams of Marquette,
Mich., biocade silk natural flowers,
The lady guests present were:
Miss Minnie Henderson, white india
Miss Lulu Gregory, hite silk, lace,
Miss Alice Taylor, ivory cashmers,
Miss Birdie Lee^ pink satin, pure old
Miss Blanche Williams, white silk,
Miss Mary White? white swiss.
Miss Jessie Gillespie, black lace, dia
Miss Lulu Wiley, gray silk, black vel
vet combination suit, diamonds.
Miss Carrie Baxter, white swiss Em
pire style, scarlet sash.
Miss Olhe Jamison, black broadcloth,
Miss Ojtavia Lucas, black satin.
Miss Carrie Green, white silk, natural
Miss Mollie Simpson, white satin, lace
Miss Lulu Johnson, black lace over
Miss Lizzie West, embroidered white
Miss Mattie Conrad, India mull, point
Miss Mary Conrad, cream satin, Valen
Miss Theodora Lee, cream satin.
Miss Mamie Johnson, lavender satin,
Mrs. J. E. Jones, white cashmere.
Mrs. Alonzo Thompson, black silk,
Mrs. Wm. Ousley, white satin, lace,
Mrs. J. J. Smith, white silk entrain.
Mrs. Henry Pope, white silk, tulle
Mrs. Howard Green, white satin.
Mrs. Geo. F. Ecton, black silk, white
Mrs. E. M. Hancock, cream albatross.
Mrs. Ed. Meade, white cashmere, blue
Mrs. Geo. Gray, brocaded suit.
Mrs. John Jones, black silk.
Mrs. S. L. Williams, white satin,
Mrs. C. E. Bently, black lace, ostrich
Mrs. Emma Jones, black lace, dia
Mrs. Jos. French, black silk, diamonds.
Mrs. Peter French, black silk.
Mrs. Hattie Forte, white albatross,
Mrs D. B. Mason, white brocaded
Mrs. Harris, black silk, passementrie.
Mrs. Wm. Beasly, black silk, beaded
Gentlemen present were: Ex-Gov.
P. B. S. Pinchback, New Orleans Col.
Robt. Harlan. Cincinnati. Messrs. Bis
marck Pinchback, W. H. Curd, Lloyd
G. Wheeler, J. E. Jones,Alenzo Thomp
son, J. J. Smith, Henry Pope, Howard
Green, Hon. Geo. F. Ecton, R. M. Han
cock, Ed Meade, W. Beasley, W. H.
Mosby, of St. Louis. Dr. C. E. Bentley,
S. Laing Williams, Prof. T. S. Boston, D.
B. Mason, Peter French, Joseph French,
W. R. Cowan, Harry Duncan,John Cole
man, D. and P. Steele, J. O. Alexander,
E. G. Alexander, Frank Waring, A. S.
Gamblee, M. Crisup, Chas. Lett, of St.
Paul. F. Dennison, J. Conrad, E. Con
rad, Robt Shaw Jr., D. P. French, J. B.
French, 3. W. French, L. Eugene Hale,
H. Simpson, A. W. Wilson of Detroit.
S. Delano, John Fairfax of St. Paul.
ST. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS AND C^DAGO. SATURDAY. JULY 20,1889.
The evening waspipent in dancing,
games and conversion until 1 o'clock,
when the guests repaired to the ban
quet room where a tempting spread was
laid out. Then a fetf sets were danced
until two o'clock, wpen carriages were
called, and all departed greatly pleased
with the evening's enlovment.
Grand Lodge Knljrhts of Pythias.
Persons desiring t&attend the meet
ing of the Grand I$dge of Knights of
Pythias of the world H^hich convenes in
Cincinnati, Aug 12j 13 and 14, shouldf
go via the Monon Route which is the
only line running three daily trains
through to Cincinri#i.| Call at city
ticket office 73 Clark.preet where spec
ial rates will be mad%
The Colored People of Minnne
feota Will Celebrate at State
Fair Grounds Aug. 1st.
Archbishop John Ireland, W M.
Bushnell Fsq. and Miss
Ea McDonald Among
The Colored Divines and the Col
ored JLawyers of the
Twin Cities will Also
The Variety of Attractions in the
Way of Sports of All Kinds
Never Before Equalled
in the Northwest.
on Hand to Vote for the Most
Popular Lady in Minnesota
Who will be Award-
The Biggest of Big- Times.
Tht interest in the coming celebration
at the fetate Fair Grounds Thursday,
August 1st, is hourly, increasing as the
time approaches. The people are pleas
ed with the idea of holding a celebra
tion, on the beautiful Fair Grounds. It
must be lemembered that the occasion
is in no wise a picnic where one goes to
loll aiouL.d in the woods but a day of
celebration in commemoration of the
emancipation of the laves in the West
Indies. Every one knows there is am
ple sitting room on the grana stand,
which is shady, airy, and comfortable.
Here those who attend mav sit and wit
ness the gieat trotting races, of which
there will be several the contest for the
finest rig, occupied by a lady and gentle
men the grand exhibition foot-race of
220 yards by the handsome young spirit
ed Mr. D. Clark the several foot races
by the crack runners of the state, and
the great sweepstakes race with its nu
merous entries the shooting match at
clay pigeons the great ten-mile bycicle
race the base ball games and the other
amusements that will be provided. Mu
sic will be furnished by the brass band
during these contests and between the
speeches. Look at the array of talent
among the speakers never before have
so much been gathered together the
two new Colored lawyers, Messrs. F. L.
McGhee and W. S. Morris Rev. R. H.
Williamson and C. H. Thomas of Minne
apolis Revs. L. C. Sheafe, J. M. Hen
derson and William Gray of St. Paul
Miss Eva McDonald secretary of the
Eight-Hour League Wm. M. Bushnell,
Esq., president of the State Fair Associ
ation will deliver the welcome addiess
besides there will be some other inter
esting features added to the liter
ary programme of the day. For the lov
ers of dancing two pavillions are provid
ed remote from the grand stand, where
they may dance to their heart's content
during the entire'day. Excellent music
has been provided.
This is not a picnic where some folks
go to great expense to get up lunch bas
kets and feed a lot of folks that don't
take any, but dinner may be enjoyed in
the large dining hall and and all sorts of
refreshments obtained from the differ
ent stands at moderate ratee. Of course
any one who chooses to do so may take
a lunch along, but the trouble and ex
pense may be obviated by obtaining
dinner on the ground.
The Fair Grounds ar so close to each
of the twin cities tli at all the young
bloods are contemplating driving out,
thus having that pleasure added to the
day,8 enjoyment. Parties can also be
made up to go to the grounds from eith
er Minneapolis or St. Paul in large wag*
ons at rates about as low as those on the
railroads, and several Cf such are form
ing. Taken all together from the varied
sports and pastimes which may be in
dulged in on this
grounds, only there
believe that the bij
witnessed will occur on that day.
(CONTINUED OK SJHpOKD PAGE)
ion and on such
every reason to
THE FLOUR CITY.
Minneapolis and Minneopolitans
and Their AVhere-abouts
and What abouts.
Mrs. M. Hunton boarding and rooms
at 206 Third ave. S.
Go to Mrs. Joyce's for your meals llishing
3d Ave. South
Go to Altman & Co. when you wish to
buy clothes. See ad on 4th page.
THE APPEAL office is now in room 4
No. 24 S. Fifth street.
You can get THE APPEAL at A. H.
Watkins barber shop 254 4th ave. S.
Father Geo. Parris and family left
Tuesday for Chicago where they will re
We understand the bishop hasap.
pointed Rev. C. H. Thomas to the St.
James A. M. E. Church of the East side.
Mrs. W. Lee left Sunday evening
for Chicago, occasioned by the illness of
her sister, Mrs. R. Williams of that
Mrs. E. Edison returned last week
from her visit in Indiana. She expects
soon to join her husband in Tacoma,
The St. Peter's is again coming to life.
The people once again take active part
in the work, and success is attending
Our Colored Sunday schools of the
city will unite in one grand picnic for
the children on Wednesday July 26th at
A prize will be given to the finest turn
out, lady and gentlemen, at the Fair
Ground celebration Aug. 1st. Get your
buggies ready boys.
R. F. Jones was fined $5 last Monday
morning for Wie assault of Mr. J. C.
Cummings at the Fair Grounds last week.
This was not half justice, but tended to
remind the honored gentleman that he
was not in the South.
The ladies' sewing circle of the St. Pe
ter's A. M. E. chmeh met Monday after
noon at the chuich and elected the fol
Mrs. M, Brown, President.
Mis. C. Crosly, Vice-president.
Mrs. J. Kane, Secretaiy.
Mr. F. Anderson, Assistant Secretary.
Mis. S. Mitchell, Treasurer.
Our ex-committee man of the county
committee, Mr. J. Gibbs, also Mr. A. G.
Plummer, of the city committee, will
soon call a committee to take steps in
urging the city council to consider again
the request made of them nearly two
yeais ago to appoint a full company of
Colored fiiemen which was piomised,
but never materialized only in part..
The Press and its influence was dis
cussed at the Unique Baptist church
last Sunday evening by their eloquent
pastor, Rev. J. W. Dungee. The meet
ing-house was crowded with attentive
listeners who evidently profited by the
discourse. The Rev. took for his text,
Learn to do well. 1st Ch%p. and 19th
verse of Isaiah, and began with scriptori
al illustrations and quotations until, by
forcible argument, he applied his text
to the public Press. He defined the
Press as a public educator and moulder
of public opinion. He said: Our Col
ored Press to us is, or should be in the
same degree what the public Press is to
the general public. It is growing and
keeping step with the timeB." He spoke
of the general Presshow it was sup
ported by the white people, saying the
facilities are given to the industrious.
He spoke of the late war "f the Colored
race being turned out of slavery into a
world of responsibilities without the
church organization or the public Press
to assist. He told the story of an old
preacher who would always thank the
Lord for not having "book lurnin'
illustrating the general condition of our
race at that time. He showed how, by
the influence of our Press, and the zeal
ous efforts of the puplic educators, we
have emerged from the dark ages of the
pa6t. The growth of our Press, he said,
is steady, keeping pace with the times.
Some of its failures are due to the non
support of its constituents, or people of
whom we expect co-operation and sup
port. This was due, he said, to them
having failed to learn how to do well.
Again, he said, the Press was a moulder
of public opinion, and if the sentiments
of the Press are debased, then public
sentiments are, also. But if their senti
ments are pious, truthful and elevating,
then public opinion is to the same de
gree elevated and benefited. O, -"give
us a strong, pure, able Press." "Thank
God lor more strong and able editors,"
he said, that they may go hand in hanu
with the pulpit of our land to a higher
and better land. He spoke of the de
based sentiments of the Southern Press,
of how the Colored people are murder
ed there, and the public minds are al
lowed to rest undisturbed.
The Colored Press of the South is
wholly unable to cope with their sur
rounding contingencies made by the de
based condition of public sentiment. He
spoke of the good that the Colored Press
of South Carolina has done.
One hundred and sixty-five journals
and periodicals are published by Color
ed people, all lacking support. He
thought support should only be given to
merit and not for charity. He spoke of
the Forum and our magazines as repre
sentative work. As for a field for the
Colored Press in the Northwest, he said
we have a large one we need our Press
to advocate the civil, political and equal
rights of our citizens. They fall short of
their duty when they don't do it. They
need.to give the workings of our churches
and to discuss social, moral and other
topics of to-day. The daily papers of
Minneapolis and St. Paul, he said, prac
tically ignores us. He said he was not
there to advertise newspapers, and when
they became digressive then they should
lose their support. He thought our
fault to be, wanting to publish things
which our enemies are desirous of pub-
He feared that our Press here is not
fearless enough in discussing our civil
rights. He concluded by again urging
the Press and pulpit to unite hand in
hand in forwarding pure public senti
ments for all that is right.
I Anticipation of Judgment Day
the New Messiah Provides
Mea ns for Reaching:
Heaven by a New Route.
Savannah, Ga., July 16.Liberty
County is excited over the proceedings
of Dupont Bell, of Circleville, Ohio, who
claims to be the New Messiah. He is a
tall, sallow individual, with long black
hair. Senator Brad well, who lives at
Hinesville, is kept constantly informed
as to the latest developments in the case.
"This man," he said, "appeared sud
denly six weeks ago. He proclaimed
himself the Son of God, and the Colored
people went mad over him.
THEY DESERTED THEIR FRIENDS
To follow him, and now things are so
bad that it is impossible to get hands on
the plantations near Riceborough. The
Colored peoole kneel before him and
struggle with each other for the privilege
of kissing his feet. He has told them
that the judgment Day will be here the
16th of August. He says the white peo
ple have enjoyed their paradise on earth
for the last eighteen centuries, and now
it will be the black man's turn. On the
eagerly-looked-for 16th every white man
Ani black man white. He says his
body was born thirty years ago in Ohio,
but his soul has been since the world
began. On the 28th of June he was ar
rested on a charge of vagrancy, but it
was impossible to hold him on such a
charge, as he had a quantity of money
in his possession. If he were to be ar
rested now 500 Colored men would be
ready to go on his bond, and the women
would tear the building down where he
was confined with their fingers to get
him out. His
SCHEMES FOR RAISING MONEY
Are peculiar. The last effort was a
declaration that he had sent to his au
gust father for a consignment of wings
which the Colored people will need on
and after the 15th of August. There was
a corner on wings when his requisition
reached heaven, and the Almighty was
only able to Bend 330 pairs. These he
claimed, would be delivered on judgment
day, and, in the meanwhile, he would
sell them at $5 a pair. Every pair has
been bought and paid for. He thinks his
father may be able to send him a few
BEFORE THE GREAT DAY.
Bell is now confined at the State Lu
natic Asylum at Milledgeville. His
teachings made such a disturbance in
Liberty County, that a warrant for luna
cy was was sworn out, and recently he
was arrested at Fleming. Tbe arrest was
made at baybreak to prevent the Color*
ed people coming to his assistance.
The Independent Club will give a pic
nic at Willow Spring Grove on the Chi
cago & Alton R. R., Monday August 5.
We intend to make this picnic the
grandest affair of the season. We have
chartered 14 cars on the C. & A. The
train will leave the Union Depot at 9:30
a. m. stopping at Archer avenue and
23d street enroute. We have already
mailed 1,000 invitations to our many
friends. Those who failed to get invita
tions can procure them on application
to A. L. McDowell 84 Ashland Block or
Geo. M. Turner 2837 Butterfield, or by
addressing Lewis Gilbert Correspond
ing Secretary 103 Ashland avenue.
Collared Collar-girl and Cash.
Cincinnati, O., July 15.Jefferson
Kinney, the Colored collector of the El
ectric Laundry has i skipped with be
tween $300 and 9500 belonging to his
employer. As might be expected, there
is a girl in the case.
Kinney disappeared early Friday
night, and at the same time Julia Con
nelly, a pretty white girl, who is collar
ironer, is missing.
There is every reason to believe that
Kinney and the girl have eloped, as
their actions in the past caused the em
ployees of the laundry to talk. There
was every indication that the pair were
in love with each other.
Kinney is a married man and lived
with his wife and two children on Mc
Allister street. He is a mullatto, good
looking, and a neat dresser. He entered
the employ of the Electric Laundry
about ten years ago. Being polite, he
soon pushed his way up in the estima
tion of his employer, Mr. Spickerman.
He was the principal employe of tbe
place. He collected all the bills, had
the combination of the safe and had
general control of the business. y*'#7
THUKSDAY, AUG. 1.
AT STATE FAIR GROUNDS.
$2.00 PEK YEAB.
MULTUM IN PARVO.
News Pertaining- to the Colored
People of the Land of the Free
and Home of the Brave.
Gathered From Everywhere.
John Powers, Colored, an employe of*.
the Cincinnati Southern Railroad Com
pany, fatally shot Warren Harris at Cin
cinnati Sunday morning. Jealousy was
Henry Shelton, a Colored fireman on
an Ohio river steamboat one day this
week attempted to save the life of a
child which had fallen overboard, and
both were drowned.
Joseph Smith ate onions' and* cheese?
and drank a glass of beer and boarded a
street car in Brooklyn. A disgusted
citizen threw him off, and when Joseph
went into court for redress the jury
wouldn't give him any.
The Colored people of Tiptonville,
Tenn., don't know the rules of poker.
The other day, when one of their num
won $5 at the game and proposed to
keep it. they ran him off to the woods
and sought to hang him.
At the Polk County Republican con
vention held in Des Moines, Iowa, last
week Mr. C. S. Stewart was elected dele
gate-at-large to the State convention.
He is the first Colored man who has
ever had this honor conferred on him
in that State.
At Vincennes, Ind., Jonathan Cox, a
worthless Colored man, was sent to Jail
Saturday, for killing a notorious charac
ter named Moses Hamilton, also Col
ored. Both men married white women
and in a quarrel last Sunday, growing
out of their wives, Cox slashed Hamil
ton across the abdomen with a razor
which resulted in the latter's death.
At Mount Pleasant, Fla., on Tuesday,
Fiances Cooper, a Colored woman, in
vited three other Colored women to dine
with her. After eating they were seized
with convulsions and one died. Mrs.
Cooper was arrested and confessed that
she had a grudge against the women and
put "Rough on Rats" in their food.
The two surviving victims will probably
Yesterday I saw young Dumas' picture
at the Exposition Gallery, by Bonnat, a
great portrait painter here it showed a
grey-haired, strained, ageing man, more
French than African, though he is a yel
low man, and his grand mother was a
mulatto. He wrote "Camille" at 20,
when probably he had fallen in love
with his mistress, and heightened her
cearacter to be that of a sacrificing one.
The tale of love is never told in vain,
and the act of sacrifice of a lost woman
is a noble ne greater love hath no
Magdalen than this that she lay down
her love for her friend.Gath in Cin
cinnati Eenq Hirer.
Tomas Jefferson, Colored, was hanged
in the corridor of the Memphis,
Tenn., jail at 1:23 o'clock Saturday
afternoon. His neck was not broken
in the fall, and he was strangled
strangled to death in eighteen minutes.
The crime for which Jefferson suffered
the death penalty was the murder of
William Ragland, Colored, on Oct. 20,
1888. On the night of the murder Jeffer
son returned home to find his mistress'
gone. Knowing that Ragland had been
trying to induce the woman to leave, he
armed himself with a razor and went to
Ragland's room. He found his rival in
bed, and grabbing him by the hair
forced his head backward and cut big
Here is a chance for you to make big
money. No humbug, no chestnut, but
BUSINESS! We wish to employ a num
ber of industrious ladies and gentlemen
to introduce our work something that
every one wants, clean and easy work,
good pay. The right person can coin
money. We pay salary or give commis
sion. If you are not satisfied with your
present business, write and get our
terms. Enclose postage stamp for reply.
AddressTAYLOR'S NEW ELECTRO-OIL,
PHOTOARAPH CO., BOX 812, Austin, Minn.
Mr. M. Vaughn of West Superior
was in the city last week.
Miss E. B. Hogath was in the city last
Saturday the guest of Miss Lillie Richey.
Mr. John Graves has returned to Du
luth to again reside after a six week's
stay in Wisconsin.
Reports from Mrs. J. N. Richey state
that she is slowly improving in health
since her arrival in Detroit.
St. Mark's church work is moviBg for
ward rapidly, and in a few weeks the of
ficers may feel assured of ultimate sac
Mr. J. N. Richey has newiy refitted
and refurnished his barber shop. Has
pui in four new chairs and a combina
tion plate mirror and cup case. His
shop now presents a beautiful appear
A careful census ofthe Colored popu
lation gives a total of 241 persons of
whom 125 are voters 97 are females
over 17 years of age and 19 are children
under 16 This is a large increase over
the population for 1888.
Lake Minnetonka Trains.
With the change in time Sunday, July
7th, the Minneapolis & St. Louis Rail
way will inaugurate a faster time sche
dule between all Lake Minnetouk*
points than is in effect via anyotbec
lines. See small folders. ^\%A