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THE GARDEN CITY.
Chicago's Haps and Mishaps and
Items of General Interest Ga
thered by the Staff of
Mr. J. T. Curry returned from Kala
Mrs. Terris of 2943 Dearborn has re
irom the South.
Miss Nellie Battles leaves Sunday for
'her summer trip.
Miss Theodora Lee will spend a week
Eev. R. De Baptist and daughter re
turned to Galesburg, Tuesday.
Miss Ollie Jamieson has returned from
-a very pleasant trip to Racine.
Miss Maggie Tayloe of Louisville was
in the city a few days this week.
A fine big 12 lb. baby said how-d'ye-do
to Mr. A. M, Curtis Friday Julv 26.
Prof. W. T. Peyton and family of
Louisville are in the city foi a while.
Mrs. C. H. Morgan of 2702 Dearborn
&tieet, left Sunday for Springfield.
The Barbers will parade Monday
morning Aug. 5, be/ore going to picnic.
You can get a good square meal at
Mis. Eliza Jones 3614 Butterfield street.
Furnished rooms for gentlemen only,
t Mrs. S. Gaut's, 2136 and 2138 State
Mi H, Simms of the St. Joseph,
(Mo Radical was in the city a few days
Go out to the woods Monday August
5, with the tonbonal artists and have a
Mrs. R. E. Croker left last Saturday
to visit relatives and friends at Rich
Nice furnished loom for gentleman
and lady oi two gentlemen at 1701 Dear
Remember the picnic to be given by
St Goorge Commandery at Island Park
Monday Aug. 12
MibS Claia Bkick of Oshkosh is in the
city the guest of Mrs. AVm Ousley 2703
Mrs Davd Martin of 1645 State street
will leave shortly to visit hei mother at
Miss Ella Bamer of Washington, D.
is in the city the guest of her sister,
Mrs. Fannie B. Willjams.
You can get the best meal in the city
at Mrs. J. H. Hunter's. Try one and
you'll eat there all the time.
Mrs. F. Newsome gave Mrs. C. H.
Morgan, 2702 Dearborn street, a surprise
party Tuesday evening July 23.
Mrs. W. L. Taj lor of Lexington is in
the city the guest of her daughter, Mis.
John J. Smith, 16S7 Fulton street.
Mrs. Emma Bryant of 2376 Dearborn
returned Monday after a two weeks'
visit to Milwaukee and Waukesha.
Mr. John W. Pope returned Monday
from London, Out., where he has been
visiting his childien and his parents.
Come to Bethesda church to services
at 11 a. m. or 7 30 m. Sundays, Sun
day school at 12:30. Rev. Jordan Cha
If you are looking for first class rooms
And meals try Mrs. Lucy Brown No.
155J Third ave. near Polk street. Tran
In naming the committee on the Co
3umbus Celebration in 1892, Mayor Cre
,gier appointed two Colored men, Messrs.
Lloyd G. Wheeier and E. H. Morris.
Messrs. Pope and Smith, 121 Lake St.
will clean and repair your clothing and
iimake it as good as new. Give them a
Miss Edith V. Mordecai of St. Louis
-who has been in the city for several
weeks left Tuesday for St. Paul for a
Mr. Henry Morgan and ladv occupied
proscenium box at the Park Theatre
Tuesday evening and they enjoyed
Mrs. Annie Pindell left on Tuesday
for Boston and the sea shore for her
^health, which has been poor for the last
-three or four months.
Miss Birdie Lee is going to San Fran
cisco, Cal., and will return with Miss
Hoffman, a wealthy young lady who
will spend the winter in Chicago.
Miss Annie Fermon who married Mr.
Jas. Anderson. July 20, at the residence
of Mrs. Issac Scott, 219 3d ave., has gone
to Louisville to visit her sick mother.
Miss Mildred Lyles of 542 Morris
iStreet, gave a nice partv Tuesday after
noon in honor of her birthday. The
iittle folks enjoyed themselves hugely.
A steady young man who is anxious to
ismake a living, wishes to learn the bak
er's trade. Any information will be
sgladly received by H. H. Taylor, 1325
Mrs. Celia Prentice and Miss Millie
iLong of Louisville, who have been the
jjguests of Mrs. Martin Anderson 509 56th
igjlace, Englewood left Tuesday for home
well pleased with their stay.
Edward Jones, a young Colored man,
was convicted of burglary in Judge Hor
ton's court Saturday, and sentenced to
five years in the penitentiary. His
rcrime was a raid on the house of Morris
*St. Clair, 171 West Lake street, May 22d
when he secured $200 worth of jewelry
BEI E APPE A
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
The popular resort for the young folks
out South is the ice cream parlors of
Mr. I. B. Walte* No. 2828 State street
Sunday nights after church, if you wish
to be in the swim go to Walters'.
Hotel for Sale.
The well known and popular Remonde
House is for sale on account of the
prprietor having engaged in other
business. For particulars inquire of Mrs.
Fannie Brown, 464 State St., second floor.
Pertaining to the Spiritual
Progress of Their
Pastors and People.
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 every Sunday morning at 11
and evening at 7:30 at St. Thomas Epis
copal Church, Rev. J. E. Thompson,
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,
Shiloh Baptist Church 230 Sixty-third
street, Englewood. Sunday school at
3 o'clock. Services at 7:30 P. M. Prayer
The Chuich 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 aie
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 ail the services. Pastor, Rev.
Moses Jackson, 3433 Butterfield street.
St George Commandery. No. 4
The tenth annual picnic of St. George
Commandery No. 4, Knights Templar,
will be held at Island Park, Momence,
Illr, Monday Aug. 12* We desire to say
since the first encampment of St. George
Commandery it has always been our aim
to choose such grounds as will affoidthe
most pleasure to our patrons. It is truth
fully said that'nature and art have made
Island Paik the most delightful place in
the state for an outing. The Park is pro
vided with unlimited accommodations,
and such as will add greatly to the pleas
ure of our guests. The attractions of the
Island will be found in the eating house,
bath house, water, shade, seats, tables,
fishing, boating, dancing pavilhon, grass
and delightful walks. To this delightful
place you are cordially invited to spend
the day. In keeping with our past ef
forts, the Commandery w.ll absolutely
refuse tickets to any improper charac
ters. In order to make the trip pleas
ant and quick, two trains will be run.
The first train will leave Polk street de
pot, over the C. & E. I. R. R., at 9.30
o'clock. The second train will leave at
10 o'clock. Botk trains will stop at 31st
street, and 55th street, Englewood.
Round trip tickets, $1.10. Children, 50
cents. Committee: A. Horn, chairman
J. W. Taylor, secretary John Brown, T-
F. Dyson, Jas. Dixon, Geo. A. Johnson,
R. E. Burrows, J. M. Williams, H. C.
For Kent Cheap.
An elegant corner brick store base
ment at 458 36th street corner Butter
field street. Splendid location for
sample room or any other businees.
R. J. Walsh.
(Pardridges) 114 State street. Apply
in the afternoon.
Colored Gamp Meeting.
Bloomington, 111., July 28. A camp
meeting under the auspices of the Afri
can Mr E. Church, opened here at the
base ball park and will continue a week.
It is conducted by Rev's Chenowith, of
Springfield Dawson of Bloomington,
and other ministers of the denomina
tion. The attendance embraces people
from all parts of central Illinois.
It Goes Everywhere.
What goes everywhere? "The Bur
lington." If it is not known to all the
traveling public, it ought to be, that the
lines of the great Burlington system
reach a greater number of important
towns and cities in the West than the
lines of any other railroad. Look at this
partial list: Chicago, Peoria, Rock Is
land, Galesburg, Galena, Monmouth,
Rockford, Ottawa, Quincy, Aurora,
Mendota, Streator, Bushnell, Savanna,
and Beardstown, Illinois Clinton Bur
lington, Ottumwa, Des Moines, Daven
port, Chariton, Creston, Mt. Pleasant,
Keokuk, and Council Bluffs, Iowa St.
Louis, Hannibal, St. Joseph, Kansas
City, Louisana, Macon and Brookfield,
Missouri Omaha, Lincoln, Hastings,
Red Cloud, Kearney, Oxford and Bold
redge, Nebraska Denver, Colorado
Cheyenne, Wyoming and numerous
places in Kansas. For full information
about rates, routes, etc., apply to any
agent of the Burlington lines, or address
"W, J. C. Kenyon, Gen. Pass. Agent, C.
B. & N. R. R., St. Paul, Minn.
THE FALLS CITY.
Louisville LaconicsA Record of
the Happenings Among the
Colored Residents of
Mrs. Belle Adams has gone to Virginia
Mr. William Arthur of Chicago is in
Gen. T. Morris Chester left for St.
Wm. W,atson, the Undertaker, 813
Ninth street is prompt and reliable in all
Montgomery are visiting
There are six inmates in the Home.
Mr. N. N. Newman is chairman, and
Horace Morris secretary.
Rumor has it that Miss Pauline Mc
Afee and a Mr. Britton of Tennesee will
be married early in the fall.
Bring your job printing to the Louis
ville office of THE* APPEAL, 312 W. Jeffer
son St. Good work at reasonable rates.
Visitors in Louisville cannot find a
better place to get good board and room
than at Mrs. Matilda Brown's No. 509
West Green street.
Notwithstanding the rain last Sunday,
between two and three hundred people
communed at 12th street church.
Mr. Horace Pearce has assumed
charge of his new position as messenger
to our International Revenue Collector
"Bud" the Colored police who was cut
in the head at the hustlers picnic Tues
day of last week, is all right and the
wound wiU heal in a few days.
THE APPEAL is on sale every week at
these places: Bud. Malone's, 509 W.
Gieen street C. Smith's 411 First street
Henry Norton's, 927 W, Walnut street
J. H. Taylor's, 515 W.Broadway J. H.
Joran's Jackson and Caldwell streets.
The new Gladstone Church, Tenth
street near Broadway was recently con
demned. The churcn authorities are
lemedymg this by having the church
sufficiently braced on each side with an
inch rod running through the top of the
Tomoriow at 3 o'clock the Orphans'
Home Society will meet in Quinn Chap
el to elect seven directors and a presi
dent. The meeting should be largely at
tended. Every person havingthe Or
phans' interest at heart should have a
hand and give the meeting a push both
financially and in numbers.
Belle and Garrison Camp Knights of
Friendship returned from Indianapolis
last Saturday headed by Timmon's Brass
Band and Cunningham's Falls City Band
lespectively. They were welcomed by
a very large number of friends at the
depot at noon and along the route of pro
cesssion they were gieeted with cheers.
Belle Camp was successful in capturing
the first prize of $150 and Garrison Camp
$100. It was the greatest excursion trip
of the season. The train which left the
J. M. & I depot Thursday night con
sisted of nine or ten coaehes, and that it
was a success no one can doubt. Three
cheers for Kentucky, she couldn't be
downed on drill.
One of the best institutions started
here for Colored people is that of the
Old Folks' Home. Since the purchase
of a building and grounds in Port
land several weeks ago, considerable in
terest has been manifested. Miss Annie
May bus been secured as matron aud
Mr. Isaac Curtis is general solicitor and
manager. The entertainment given at
the Home last week by Prof. Gilliard,
was a financial success. Bennie Johnson
received the first prize for selling the
largest nnmber of tickets, and Mary
Bibb the second prize. Adam Lodge G.
IT. O. ofO. F., donated 100 bushels of
coal and $5 in cash. St. John Lodge G.
Jackson street church will be reopen
ed tomorrow. The church has been
beautified new gas fixtures and carpets
and has been thoroughly overhauled. It
has a splendidappearance.and is very at
tractive. BishopJoyce D. D.,will be pres
ent, and the services will be conducted
by Revs. Abbey, Curry, and Forman
the music will be rendered bv a combi
nation choir. Much credit is due Rev.
L. M. Haygood, M. D., and certainly he
has worked vigorously for this accom
plishment. There is talk of building a
very fine parsonageadjoining the church.
There will be a great "Feast in the Wil
derness" entestainnent, commencing
Aug. 11 continuing through to the 27th.
The Ohio Falls Loan and Building As
sociation is anew incorporation which
is out for good, and an office has been
opened in Muldoon's block,Green street,
bet. 3d and 4th streets. The Association
offers very fair means by which a work
ing man can buy and pay for a house in
a short space of time, and the principal
and interest paid monthly will not
amount to any more than the rent he
pays at present. The full plan and ne
gotiations are printed in pamphlet form
and it will pay any one to get one and
read it thoroughly and be informed. It
is supported by some of ourbest citizens
such as Messrs. Jos. A. Leech, M. Mul
don, T. L. Jefierson, W. S. Parks, and
others. CCol. Walter Evans is the at
Izaak Walton, the Angler.
Who has not read of Izaak Walton,
the tutelary deity of lovers of the rod
ST. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS AND CHICAGO. SATURDAY. AUGUST 3,1889.
and line? It was he wfh^reduced ang
ling to a practical science |nd imparted
the infomation to posterity. Posterity
now honors him by usicjghis name as a
synonym. And by the way, if you want
some good fishing, take ^hefSaint Paul &
Duluth Railroad on voir way to the
Nepigon, to White 3Be*ip and other
places where finny beauties are found in
abundence. The DululMfShort Line is
the Popular route tojl Paul, Minne
apolis, Duluth, West Sup^ejfor, and other
points. For informatiohfapVly to A. B.
Plough, General Passenger Agent, St.
Paul, Minn. ink
Paul MelangeTKe Occurren
ces of the Past Week in the
Capital of Minnesota.
Mrs. Ran Cole left Tuesday for Kansas
Mrs. Julia Payne left Mondav for
Mr. Charles Johnson of Chicago is in
the city. i
Prof. R. Hawkins of Kittrell N. C, is
in the city.
Mr. T. J. McCoy of Detroit, Mich.,
was in the city this week.
Mrs. G. Rolland wha has been sick for
seven weeks, is now convalescent.
Miss Effie D. Jones of Des Moines, la.,
is visiting Mrs. O. D. Howard of 381 Fort
Mr. Dave Simpson of Chicago enroute
to Yellowstone Park was in the city
Mr. Walter Minor of Louisville passed
through the city Wednesday enroute to
Mr. 1. W. Evans left last Wednesday
Archbishop Ireland wiltfeonduct ser
vices at the St. Peter Claver Church.
Miss Edie V. Mordecai ot St. Louis, is
in the city, the guest of Mrs. L. A, Bob.
erson of Sibley St.
FOR SALE.A brand new* silver valve
Lyon & Healy cornet. Apply at the of
fice of THE APPEAL.
Miss Tillie Roberson and Lulu John
son, of St. Louis, are guests of Mrs. L.
A. Roberson oi Sibley stree|,
Prof Arthur D. Langston and son of
S. Louis are in the city, the guests of
Mr. James A Thomas of Dale St.
Mrs. Lizzie S. Morris, of Lonisville,
Ky., is in the city visiting her daughter
Mrs. T. R. C. Taylor, of Warrendale.
Mrs. Estella Wilkins, 214 Norris street
first class dressmaker. Stylish suits
made for $4 and upward. Satisfaction
One of the nicest places in the city to
get table board is Hotel de Mink, No.
50 E. Sixth street. If you haven't beenr
there go and learn for yourself.
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
A rumor has reached here from Seattle
that a number of Tacoma men have
agreed to make up a purse of $ 000 for
a match between Billie Wilson and
Visitors to this city will find it to their
advantage to obtain accommodations at
the "Little Ryan," corner of Sixth and
Robert, Mrs. Emma Glover, proprietor.
Terms very reasonable.
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 in. Evening
services at 7 30 conducted by Father
The office of THE APPEAL has been
moved from Union Block to No 76 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.
St. Phillip's society will meet next
Wednesday evening at the Residence of
Mrs. J. H.Jackson, No 541 Sibley St.,
at 8 o'clock. A good programme has
been arranged. The society has, in con
templation a picnic atone of the lakes.
All members, and all others who feel
disposed are requested to be present.
In Honor of Miss Cook,
Unquestionably, the most delightful
affair of the season was the ladies' recep
tioni which was given in honor of MiBs
Mickie Cook, of Washington, I C, at
the residence of her sister, Mrs. J. H.
Jackson, of Sibley street, last Monday
evening from 4 to 8 o'clock. Miss Cook
is a teacher in the public schools of the
"City oi Magnificent Distances" and is
one of the most popular young ladies in
the society circles of that city. She was
assisted in receiving by Misses Wiila
Henderson, Celia Roberson and Flor
ence French. Miss Cook w6re black
moire black lace over-dress, with
magenta ribbon and large sash Miss
Roberson wore light blue cashmera
Miss Henderson, white embroidered
suit Miss French, cream cashmere,
flowered. The ladies who attended
wore elegant street costumes they were
as follows: Mrs. T. S. Boswell, New Or
leans Mrs. Geo. Claggett, Des Moines
M. Falls, Minneapolis, Mesdames
T. H. Griswold, Louis Wilson',
J. H. Loomis, F. T1 Parker, Jas. Banis
ter, J. A. Thomas, I. Henderson, W.
(CONTIKUSD OX SECOND PAGE.)
THE FLOUR CITY.
Minneapolis and Minneopolitans
and Their Where-abouts
Go to Mrs. Williams for board 219 3d
Mr. Taylor of Austin is visiting Min
Mrs. M. Hunton boarding and yooms
at 206 Third ave. S.
Go to Mrs. Joyce's for your meals
250, 3d Ave. South.
THB APPEAL office is now injgmJk
No. 24 S. Fifth street.
Go to Altman & Co. when yon wish to
buy clothes. See ad on 4th page.
You can get THE APPEAL at A. H.
Watkins barber shop 254 4th ave. S.
Dr. J. ripkins, lnd., was in the city
Wednesday the guest of Mr. J. Sterritt.
The Bethesda Baptist church will
give a crazy tea party at Freya's ball,
505$ Washington ave. S., on Thursday
evening, Aug. Sth. This will be quite a
novel affair for all.
The St. Peter's A. M. E. Churcn soci
ety will give an exhibition of a Japanese
wedding with Mr. C. A. Johnson and
Miss Fannie Burke in title role, on
Tuesday evening Aug. 13th, at their
R. R. Bishop, J. M. Brown D. D. L.
D., will preach at the St. Peters tomor
row at 10:30. Don't fail to hear him al
so at St. James Church on East side, at
7.30 p. m- The bishop has just return
ed from Helena, Mont., where he dedi
cated another A. M. E. church, and is
on his way home in Washington, D. C.
A very pleasant social event took
plnce Tuesday evening at 507 4th street,
S., the occasion being the birthday par
ty tendered Miss Peail Summer of Chi
cago, and Miss Mamie Jackson, of our
city by Mrs. Harry Turner and friends.
The affair was a very pleatant one, and
the young people enjoyed themselves
Miss Mamie Myrick, the eldest daugh
city, was married Tuesday evening at
the residence of her parents, No 1601
E 29th street, to Mr. Lew Vader, also of
this city. Rev. C. H. Thomas officiated,
ter of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Myrick, of this
The Uuique Baptist church will no
longer be kucfovn by tftat name, but Be
thesda, as that is the name selected by
the church for their future title. Under
their new name they are making new
efforts, and successful ones. On Friday
afternoon and evening, members and
inends of the Baptist fraternity were
received at Mrs. &. L. Lepradd's resi
dence 3401 27th v, S. from 1 o'clock to
11 p. m. The affair was a lawn party
fciven te raise funds to buy a communi
on service. About $35 was realized, but
before the intended appropriation was
made, a very wealthy gentlemen sur
prised them by giving the desired arti
cles with his compliments. The pres
ent was a magnifieent, solid double-pla
ted communion service, with the mono
gram B. B. C. engraved on them, and
the name Dr. H. H. Kimble as the giv
er. The Baptist have purchased for
themselves a lot on 6th St., bet. 11th
and 12th ave's. The same is worth
about $7,5.0, which they have already
secured beyond any probability of losing.
To have visited St. Peter's A. M. E.
church last Sunday evening, you would
never think that an ill-wind had at one
time swept over its peaceful calm and
scattered its sheaves to the four winds
of the earth, but such hae been the case.
About six weeks ago, after the removal
of Rev. Thomas, Rev. R. H. Williamson
came from Joliet, III., to take charge of
the church. He found everything in a
very bad condition. The members were
discouraged and scattered some in oth
er churches and many staying at their
respective homes on the Sabbath day.
He has. by Christian examples shown
the people that success awaited them.
The attendance .and interest has been
manifested by, a steady increase until
lart Sabbath evening a congregation of
about 250 people sat and listened to an
eloquent sermon and beautiful singing.
The event of last week among the
church circles, was the music given at
St. Peter's on Friday eve. Shortly after
the arrival of their pastor cards were
out to be issued in soliciting money.
This wastaken 'hold of by the members
and friends and on the above date was
broughtin. A very enjoyable programme
was rendered as follows: Selection by
the choir prayer by Rev. Williamson
solo by Mies Fannie Allen duetby Prof.
Johnnett and C. W. Hall solo by Miss
Florence John on essay by Mr. A. G.
Plummer: solo by Mr. A. G. Chick. Se
lections by Farr band solo, Mrs. Kate
M. Smith instrumental duet by Misses
Ida J. Marson and Gertie Lilliebridge
solo, Miss F. Shipman select reading,
"The Rum Maniac," Miss O. V. Woods
solo, Prof. S. C. Jehonnot, Gathering up
the Fragments, by ten little girls, This
proved the most interesting feature as
about $245 cash was gathered up, and
about $50 subscription. The next and
last on the programme was an address
by our eloquent lawyer Mr. Wm. R.
Morris but owing to the lateness of the
'hour, his remarks were very brief. The
Ladies' Sewing Circle furnished refresh
ments in the basement. A*s
Arsenic in the Coffee Pot.
Nashville, July 28. Lucy Bedford,
aged 85, and Emily Parsons, her niece,
bolh Colored, were poisened by arsenic
in their coffee yesterday, Miss Parsons
dying last night, and Miss Bedford be
ing in a critical conditioa. Lucy BedV
ford is probably the righest Colored
woman in the South, having been given
an estate worth $100,000 by the will of
her former owner. Catherine Small a
Colored woman, who had formerly been
employed as cook, confessed that she
had put arsenic in the coffee in or5e to
kill Gracie Hunter, who now cooks for
the old woman, and whom Catherine
accused of taking her place in their esa
3loy She is in jail.
THE FUTURE GREAT.
St Louis' Social Matters .Glean
togs of News Etc., Condensed
Into a Small Space for
Read THE APPEAL.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Williams and Miss
Mamie Reynolds are spending a short
season in the country.
Many of our young girls who expect
soon to become teachers, can scarcely
wait for the city schools to open to be
gin their work.
Principal Parker will soon have an ele
gant new house to move into. The
same is to be said of Mr. Wood and Miss
The Colored church at 5713 Chelten
ham avenue, was burned Saturday at 5
o'clock a. m. The fire is supposed to be
the work of an incendiary.
THE APPEAL is on sale every week at
John Page's 705N. 11th Hulet*Kirkpat
rick's 1410 Morgan street, and at the St.
Louis office 1002 Franklin ave.
St. Joseph was chosen as the place of
meeting of the State Grand Lodge of
Knights of Tabor. The National Grand
Session meets in St. Louis in 1890.
Mr. Frank F. Scott, the popular bar
ber and genial gentleman, has been un
well for sometime. His friends will not
notice, however, that he is "reduced"
Mr. Chas. H. Browne is again happy
this time it is a fine boy. Mother and
baby are don nicely. Sweet Mandelle
and big fine Howard must now take a
step back for a time.
Last week was phenomenal in our his
tory for delightful weather. The 24th
(Wednesday) the highest point reached
bv the thermometer was 74 the lowest,
67. St. Louis expects soon to become a
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 neatly and
promptly execute any work, from a
visiting card to a big poster.
Last Saturday morning, while Louis
McCune, Colored, was examining a re
volver for the purpose of buying it at the
store of Abe Specter, 920 North Seventh
street, the weapon was accidently dis
charged. The bullet entered McCune's
left arm, inflicting a slight wound.
Allen Wilkinson, the Washington ave
nue barber, has had some unpleasant
experience of late. Several days ago a
woman entered his place of business,
and while he was engaged in shaving a
customer, Jfired at him (Wilkinson) five
times with a 38-caliber pistol. Wilkin
son, by skillful dodging was not hit. His
assailant was arrested, and charged with
assault to kill. The woman says Wilk
inson circulated unpleasant stories about
The Berean Baptist church Sunday
school gave a delightful picnic, at Forest
Park, Thursday the 25th ultimo. A rare
time was had by the many little folks
and their friends who were out. Butler
furnished the music. There was an
abundance of icecream and lemonade.
Great credit is due Mr. Thos. Shores for
the success of this Sunday school. Rev.
Wm. J. Brown is pastor of the Berean
Baptist church. Principal Langston of
the public school, of course exerts a
wholesome influence on the morals of
The cantata, "Belshazzar's Feast" will
be produced atOlivet Church about Au
gust 20. There will be a strong caste
and good chorus. The whole effair will
be under the musical direction of Mad
am F. A Powell, which assures its suc
cess. Full particulars in the next issue.
Mr. J. W. Dover was taken very sick
on account of the hot weather, and is
confined to his bed.
Rev. Chas. Jacobs passed through the
city last week and preached Thursday
evening. The attendance was very
small on account of the rain. Rev. Ja
cobs acompanied Mrs. Lee home for the
night. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Morris pre
pared dinner for the elder on Friday,
before he left for Milwaukee.
Rev. H. Lackey visited Muscatine
The Third Baptist chnrch gave their
annual picnic Friday at Watch Tower.
Rev. C. S. Jacobs, presiding elder of
the A. M. E. Cnurch was in the city this
The A. M. E. Sabbath school gave a
picnic Thursday in grand style. AH the
young folks had a grand time indulging
in out-dodr aporta. y$$0Si?i4*
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News Pertaining to the Colored
People of the Land of the Free
aud Home of the Brave.
Gathered From Everywhere.
Efforts are making for the pubilcationi
of t&e Crusader of New Orleans as
A Ckre iam at Albany, Ga., ha*
served ao less than twenty-one terms in
jail for fighting.
The firat bale of Texas Cotton was
made thio season by a Colored woman
Louis Traachon, Colored, who was to
have been esecuted in- New Orleans, last
week, was respited by the Governor.
An effort is being made to have his sen
tence commuted' to imprisonment for
An enterprising Philadelphia boot
black has attracted a great deal of atten
tion during the past week by this sign,
whic&heputs on bis operating chair:
"BoofcsBlacked Yellow." He has a sort
of mayonnaise dressing for russet shoes.
King/Menileck, t^e new ruler of Abys~
sima, is a fierce-look-ing man, dark, tall,
thin and active, with piercing black eyes
and a long, dark beard. He is not quite
as cruel by nature as the late King John,,
but nevertheless he manages to awe his
subjects into docile submission.
Martha Cobble, of Owensboro, Ky., a
Colored woman formerly a slave, hae
searched forty years for her two sons
who were sold to a New Orleans trader
when they eight and ten years of age.
Recently she learned the whereabouts
of both and was made happy by a viBit
from one of them.
Jordan Blaur, of Montrose, Pa., is a
Colored man possessed of remarkable
courage. He was afflicted with gangrene
in his leg and foot, and the doctors said
ho would die if they performed amputa
tion. Blair thereupon cat his leg off
with a Jack-knife and is now limping
along,the road to recovery on a crutch
Henry Sturdivant is a Colored farmer,
who works on the farm of K. W. Berry
bill, three miles outof Rome, Ga., on the
Alabama road. Sturdivant has always
been accustomed to having his shoes
made to order. tae of his feet is larger
than the other. It takes a No. 20sho
to inclose his right foot and a No. 14 to
house the other. The largest shoe in
the world is worn by a youing lady in
Kentucky, who sports No. 24,
Last Saturday Walter Rootsy Colored,
went into a Xenia,Ohio,saloon with an
other man's when Squire Kern, a white
man, guyed him. Hot words ensued,
when Roots jumped up and went for
Kern's throat with a razor. Kern turned
and received the blow on the back of
nis bead, the blade cutting the sealp to
the skull for a distance at three inches,
vi hich was followed by two more slashes,
severing the mam avteries and causing
Kern to nearly bleed to death.
A white man at Syuar. a, Fla., a day or
two ago, beta Colored man that he could
not eat the two watermelons before
them. The Colored man was to pay
double price for them if he failed. Ha
cut the melons, weighing thirty pounda
each, up into sections, and it was fun to
see his lips slide up and down the sec
tions of those melons. Within five
minutes nothing was left but the bare
rinds,which he turned over to the white
man, who had just paid 75 cents for
Wednesday night a party of fifteen
men visited the farm of Milt Barclay,
sixteen miles east of Somerset, Ky., onu
the Mt. Vernon Road, and called out a
Colored tenant, who was accused of
stealing from the surrounding neighbor-'
hood. Upon one occasion the man took
a horse, in order to transfer other thing*
which he had stolen. The crowd gave
the man a sound whipping and ordered
him to leave the State, which he did
without further testimony. They then,
called out Mr. Barclay and gave him a
sound thrashing for keeping^such ten*
ants upon his farm.
A short time ago there was avacancv
in the naval ffice at New York and QL
Burt sent to Acting Secretary Bah-"'
cock of the Board of Examiners,
for the certificates of th*
highest three men on the eligible list.
Of these three Col. Burt choose the
highest, and the fortunate man appeared
in the office this week. He turned out
to be a young and remarkably good look
ing Colored man whose name,is. Hora
tio P. Howard of New Bedford, Mass.
Mr. Bedford passed a fine examination,
as may be judged from the factthat the
eligible list has 150 names on it. His
papers are regarded as models of excel
lence. Mr. Howard was sworn in,
and received a position with a sal
ary attached of $1,000 a year. Collector
Erhardt seemed much pleased over Mr.
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