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THE SAINTLY CITY.
St Paul MelangeThe Occurren
ces of the Past Week in the
Capital of Minnesota.
To-day is the-last day of the exposi
Do you borrow THE APPEAL, or, do
you subscribe for and pay for it9
Mr. C. H. Williams is serving on the
juiy of the District Court this week.
Miss Lila Kirtley, of Detroit, Mich,,
is in the city visiting her brother, Mr.
H. A. Kirtley.
First class rooms and meals'may be
obtained at*Mrs. Lottie Roache's No. 41
E. Sixth street.
Mrs. W. S. Steward and 6on Arthur
are the guests of Mrs. W. H. Da\is, 432
St. Anthony street.
Mrs. H. A. Kir^ey who is visiting
relatives and friends in Pans, Ky., is
expected home to-day.
Items of news for THE APPEAL may be
left at Columbus Waldon's barbershop
No. 10b East Fifth street.
Mr. and Mrs M. C. Powell tired of
their wild, wooly West home and have
returned to St. Paul to leside.
Are you amon? those who have not
paid their sub&eiiptions to THE APPEAL.
The office is at 76 East Fifth street. Call.
Wh*n you wish one of the old fash
ioned, toothsome meals diop in at Mrs.
Maiy Canada's No. 377 Robert 6treet and
you may get ic.
Mrs. O. D. Howard returned fiom her
visit last Tuesday it having been cut
short on account of fire at her residence
last Tuesday night.
Sunday at the St. James church Rev.
J. M. Henderson will deliver the open
ing sermon of the new conference year.
A feast of gospel oratory is expected.
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.
The night schools of St. Paul will open
next Monday in the Franklin, Baker,
Van Buren, Gorman, Adams, Cleveland,
Jackson, Madison, Humboldt, Lincoln
and Longfellow buildings.
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
What does P. P. P. mean anyhow?
Look in another column and you may
learn. Then if it does not bring glad
tidings to you, tell all your friends about
it, some of them may be very glad to
hear of it.
Master Eddie Henry left Tuesday
evening for Nashville, Tenn., to attend
school. Mr. Dan Scott, a wealthy gen
tleman of Chicago, an uncle of Eddie's
mother, Mrs. Addie Henry, is gener
ously paying his expenses.
A sexless white child was arrested last
Monday ior stealing chickens. M. L.
Hutelnns agent for the associated chari
ties wishes to obtain the child when an
operation will be performed for the pur
pose of determining its sex.
Mr. Harry Shepherd the proprietor
of the Peoples Gallery on Seventh street
is now the proprietor of the Annex
Galleiy adjoining the Museum which he
has fitted up especially for taking tin
types. He also is prepared to take tin
types by electric light at night, this is a
novel feature in the business and is tak
ing well. St. Paul Bhould feel proud of
the remarkable success of its only Col
The members of St. Philips Literary
fcouety with their friends are requested
to meet at the residence of J. K. Hil
jard 4bS Robert street, next Wednesday
Oct. 2d, at 7.30 p. M. The following pro
gramme will be rendered: Chorus,
"Ameiica" the Society intioductory re
maiks, the President paper, W. H.of
Davis, reading, Mrs. R.C. Howard solo,
Mrs. B. H. Wilson paper, T. H. Lyles
address, F. L. McGhee.
Business at the Olympic during the
last week has been excellent. For next
week the attractions will be Leo Morley,s
"Fata Morgana Novelty Co.," one of the
strongest vaudeville companies that has
been here this season. Besides the
splendid oho of specialties there will be
a grand production of Harry Montague's
aew dramatic romance entitled "The
Outcast," with the author in the title
role and introducing Miss Carrie Dun
can in her great character of "The Oldare
Hag." Remember ladies night Thurs
day and Saturday Matinee at 2:30 p. M.day)
The Young Masters Cadet Company
will give a festival and drill for the bene
fit of Pilgrim Baptist church n Thurs
day Oct. 10, at the church. These young
men have become very proficient in the
drill manual and they can give a very
nice entertainment. They have been
drilling recently at the Capitol under the
command of Col. Bobletter and when
they get a sufficient number of members
will make application for admission to
the state militia. The captain of the
company is Charles Miller, 1st Lieut.,
Walter R. Stallard, 2nd Lieut., Mervin
Bibb. The price of admission to their
entertainment is only 15 cents. Let the
house be crowded.
On Tuesday evening last a number of
musical eutusiasts met in the vestry of
Pilgrim church and completed the or
ganization of the St. Paul Choral Club.
Its official roster is as follows: Musi
cal director, F. Q. Swasey president,
John H. Hickman secretary, W. T.
Francis treasurer, Chas. B. Farr librar
ian, Miss Lulu Griswold. There are also
committees on finance and library. The
club begins with twenty six members
embracing some of the best mumcal tal
ent in the city and will soon begin the
winter's work. As indicated by its
name the club proposes to excell in
chorus work and by conscientious atten
tion to duty expects to so creditably
acquit themselves that critics will be
disarmed, skeptics will be compelled to
acknowledge the capabilities oi our peo
ple in interpreting the st class of
music. The club meets again next Tues
day when Prof. Swasey will be present.
All interested in musical matters are in
vited to attend.-
St. Paul Churches and Matters
Pertaining to the Spiritual
Progress of Their
Pastors and People.
After an absence of several weeks at
tending conference and looking after
official business, Rev. J. M. Henderson
has returned to the city and begun the
work of his third year as pastor of Jthe
popular church now so widely known as
st James Church. The warm welcome
which he is receiving on all hands
speaks well for the prospectB of the com
ing year. This coming Sabbath service
wiil be held as usual, only an extra good
time is expected. The membership of
St. James is faithful and true to their
church and can always be relied upon
to do their duty, each faithful member
will be fomd in his pew Sabbath and
ready to put his shoulder to the wheel.
There area few who habitually neglect
to attend class and shirk their duty, they
will be promptly expelled unless they
immediately begin to amend their ways.
There are a few given to gossip and the
sowing of dissentions, they will be
brought up and tried according to the
laws of the chuich if any more is heard
from them. Immoral, unfaithful, and
unworthy people cannot belong to any
well conducted A. M. E. Church. The
people of St. James church propose to
go ahead this year as they have ever
done, and earnestly attend to their duty
and interfere with no one all are wel
come who choose to attend any service
and behave orderly. The people of St,
Paul may well be proud to bring their
friends to visit St, James. The first Sun
day of October Rev. R. Knight will be
present and hold Quarterly meeting, all
are invited. A great big time is expect
ed to-morrow, let every body come.
Some busy bodies have said that the
famous St. James choir is disbanded,
but don't get uneasy, a big surprise is
in store, The condition of the church is
better than it has been at the beginning
of any year of its existence and the pros
pects are most glorious for a grand re
PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH.
Every thing about the church is tak
ing on an air of getting readiness. The
summer beiag past, the harvest season
is upon us. Will there be a harvest of
souls among us? Are we expecting to
see smneis converted? Every enter
prise within the church ought to have
as the soul of it, sinners salvation. The
attendance at our Wednesday evening
class, was very flattering, the interest
manifested in this meeting is indeed
wonderful. Friday evening meeting
for prayer and praise at the church and
on the West Side had large attendance
and great spiritual power. We arepractical
laboring and expecting the power of the
hwly spirit in our hearts. Sunday de
spite the inclemeney of the weather, we
had good congregations, the morning
theme "Pleasing God," the evening
"Jonah," the choir did noble service, it
has increased in unity and harmony and
promises to be among the leading choiis
the city. Madam Wilson rendered
"Flee as a bird to your mountain" very
beautifully. Sunday evening subject,
"Naaman." Monthly deacons meeting
Tuesday October 1st, church meeting
Friday October 4th, business of impor
tance every member is expected to bewest.
present, we wish to complete arrange
ments for our fair on this evening. Keep
in mind the drill by the young cadets
to be held on the 10th for the benefit of
All Master Masons in good standing
requested to meet at Stevens Lodge
Hall 371 Jackson Street to-morrow (Sun
at 2 o'clock sharp to receive T.
Smith, G. M., R. E. Moore, G. S. and B.
H. Harris, G. E. lor Illinois and
jurisdiction. By Order C. Morgan, W. M.
J. F. Coquire, Sec.
The Knights Templars Ball.
The joint entertainment by Cyrene
and Pilgrim Commanderies, K. T., at
Plummer Post Hall last Monday evening
proved to be a most enjoyable occasion,
The gallant Sir Knights from both cities
were out in goodly number and in ex
cellent spirits on account of their suc
cess. The hall was more than comfort
ably filled and our sister city did her
share in furnishing the crowd. The
music, was excellent and the whole affair
was one of the most pleasant Minneapo
lis has witnessed in along time. The
joint committees deserye much credit
for their grand success'
THE FLOUR CITY.
Minneapolis and Minneopolitans
and Their Where-abouts
Go to Mrs. Joyce's for your meals and
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.
Mrs. Hattie Dewald of Lima, Ohio,
joined her husband here last Saturday.
Mrs. Mattie Hunton leads for 5 o'clock
dinners, go to her for room, board and
meals at 206 Third ave. S.
Elder R. Knight arrived last Saturday
from Chicago and spent his time in
Minneapolis the guest of Rev. William
Mrs. Jno. Gibbs arrived last Thursday
from Chicago and joins hei husband
here to make the Flour city their future
Mr. Jeff Fite has opened a first class
barbershop for himself at 919 Nicollet
Avenue. We wish him unparalleled
In order to make THE APPEAL interest
ing to you, send all matter of interest to
public and ourselves to us the first of
the week, it will cost you nothing.
When your friends come on a visit to
Minneapolis drop us a card to 24 5th
street S, the dale of their arrival, how
long they will remain and your name
On Monday evening Sept. 30th the
Farr md will give a grand musical at
521 Nicollet Avenue. A fine programme
has been prepared which will be woith
a quarter, but it will only cost ten centp.
Boutell Brothers furniture dealers
have recently received a bankrupt stock
from the East and are prepared to give
special bargains in furniture and carnets.
Give them a call No. 207 Nicollet and
323 Washington Ave. S.
Next week the management of the
Bijou will present a very strong attrac
tion in "Beacon Lights" a melo-dramatic
play of the scenic order which has met
with most wonderful succass. The play
will bestaged with elegant special scen
Rev. R. H. Williamson and family
was the recepient of a very pleasant
surprise last Tuesday evening. A num
ber of friends gathered at the church
and afterwards called on their paster
ladened with edibles. A very pleasant
evening was spent.
Quarterly meeting will be held at the
St. James A. M. E. Church to morrow.
Rev. Williamson of St. Peters will
preach duiing the day, also Rev. Hen
derson of St. James, St. Paul. Sacra
mental service at 3 o'clock p. M. All are
invited to be present.
Messrs. W.D. Allen, of Boston and
Jno. Watson, of La Crosse, were enter
tained at the Eagle Club Wednesday
evening. Mr. J. G. Sterritt president
of the club was present and made the
visitors welcome, while Messrs. M. W.lead
Weaver, W. J. Weaton, A. G. Plummor
and Z. W. Mitchell spared no pains in
making the evening a pleasant one.
Toasts were responded to by Sterritt,
Allen, Weaver, Plummer and Weaton.
We have more interesting news for
our readers. In our last issue we illus
trated our progress as citizens in Min
neapolis by giving a list of some of our
business representatives. This week
their progress is further marked by a
example set forth by one of
our conservative young namely Mr.
Jasper Gibbs. Mr. Gibbs came to Min
neapolis but a few years ago from Chi
cago, He engaged here at our largest
hotel as aside waiter. His ability and
competency soon warrented his promo
tion to second waiter, which position he
has filled with credit and success until
4.u i i
lunch establishment in the whole Northf
best business center in the city, it is op
ST. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS AND CHICAGO. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 28,1889.
i, nine ua icii a strung uesir to enter an
las Saturday when called
fort his resignationother MrbusinessU LouiMs Hurd
i i i picP*we UIUIBCH ior me urit WHICH
will take hi-s place as second on the staff i, A I
nine rows of drawers of three* tierLs each
will furnish room for his silver ware e*c.
which will be completed in every par
ticular, in the center of the room is a
large double dummy used to transport
victuals etc., to and from the kitchen.
While on one side of this dummy will
set a large cake griddle with a lady
whose sole duty will be to take care of
it. this will set on a large sevice table
twenty feet long, on the other side sets a
large steam table ten feet long with a
solid copper bottom which alone costs
$125. The ooimter also encircles a large
dish heater, on which sets a very ex
pensive nickle tea and coffee urn. Gas
will be placed in all parts of the build
ing for convenience, outside of ibis
large room we fnd a large pantry, store
room, laundry, wash room and every
thing complete, nnmerous handsome gas
fixtures adorn the entire room. Down
-J **--i^ifefe*%: 1$ "V^ 4
stairs tne kitchen, ice box etc., are lo
cated. A large range 14 feet long with
three fires is among^the kitchen uten
sils. The building is heat by a large
furnace. In addition* to modern cDn
venience usually found in firBt class es
tablishments of this kind, is an elevator
in the store room. Mr. D. F. McFar
land has been retainus chef de cuisine.
Mr. Gibbs will have t^mll corps of wai
ters and assistants, anfong whom will be
first, second and thirefcook, pastry girl,
laundry girl, and casgier. This enter
prise by Mr. Gibbs wjf hope will excell
any of its kind in the^Northwest. Mr.
Gibbs has fitted up his place to suit him
self and at hie own exfjffinse and when he
opens Monday moral
will have paid cas
$2,000, so our reade
neopolitans are pro
T,TVM, for hi Tfsifnlin
at the West hotel. Mr Gibbs has now v. i.
,^I*^J i. I.
completed arrangements for the finest A Z\
This place is located in the very 1' \w i
best business cente in th rftv Z*Z of the following month.
powte the Custom, House end also the A U- /Y, I
magnificent Guaranty Loan building on 1*
South Third street No. 114. HJeLhas a
to the public he
the amount of
see that Min
REV. T. JENIFER.
Sketch of the Life of the New
Pastor of Quiii Chapel
A Good Minister of Christ.
Rev. John Turner Jenifer, D. D., was
born of slave parents, March 10.1835, in
Upper Malborough, Prince George's
county, Maryland. His father, John H.
Jenifer, of New Bedford, Mass., belong
ed to David Crawford, of Maryland.
His mother, Catherine Burgess, was the
slave of Grace H. Dorsey, the daughter
of Truman Tyler, nephew of President
Tyler. He was separated from his par
ents at seven years of age, and rendered
his first service in doing general house
work. One of his chief duties was to
carry the books of his young master to
the school house door. Death and mar
riages having wrought changes in theover
old Malborough homestead, he was
taken by his ownersto Baltimore at the
age of eighteen. fHe learned to read,
and his love ofltooks and apt business
tendencies made him*fc#rviceable in his
young master's dry goods store. Young
Dorsey (his master) having failed, he
hired his time and secured a position
as a shipping clerk in a large dry goods
He was converted in the Sharp Street
M. E. Church, Baltimore, Md., April 4,
1856. He was one of the founders of the
King Soloman Lyceum of that city, and
it was in that organization that he was
first seized with an intense ambition to
a life of usefulness. Having earned
for those who claimed him over fourteen
hundred dollars, in 1859, learning of the
whereabouts of his father, who had left
Malborough many years before, he
moved to New Bedford, Mass., Oct.,
I860, where he entered a commercial
college with the view of preparing him
selt to engage in the dry goods business
in Boston. This purpose was not ac
complished. The "divinity that shapes
our ends" called him to another path of
duty. One Sunday night, while walking
the streets of New Bedford, he was
solemnly impi essed that God had chosen
him to the work of the ministry. In the
winter of 1861 he joined the New Bed
ford A. M. E. Church, then under the
pastoral charge of Rev. Henry J. Young.
He was licensed to preach by Rev. W.
W. Grimes, February 5, 1862. At this
time he felt a strong desire to enter an
i order to fully
prepart- himself fo thnwork which
God bas called him that he might ob
tai the means to go he bor
and sailed for California
July, 21,1862, where he arrived the 17th
sought out Elder
Sout Thir t i T'! of a station Sacramento City, in No
vember, in which city he had
kitchen and other apartments
equally large. He has without any ex
ception, the finest lunch counter in the
Northwest. The counter is in a horse
shoe shape one hundred and forty-four
feet in length with a solid cherry top, i **T
nine rows of draw* of
T. M. D.
His next appointment was to the
Placeville circuit, where he bought vala
ble property and built a church and
taught the district school. In 1864, up
on the organization of the California
Conference by Bishop
Campbell, D. D., LL. D he was chosen
one of its secretaries. He was ordained
a deacon by Bishop Campbell April 13,
1865, and appointed to the Virginia City
Station. .Having by this time saved
about $900 and by diligent study nearly
completed the ordinary prepartory
course, he was transferred to the Ohio
Annual Conference and entered Wilber
force University January 22,1865. He has
been trustee of Wilberforce since 1866
served two years as superintendent of
its buildings and grounds, and three
years Secretary of the Board of Trustees
and Executive Committee.
He was in 1867 appointed, under the
recommendations of Hon. Ben Wade
and Judge Bingham, ofOhio, postmaster
at Wilberforce, being the first Colored
man appointed to that position by the
United States Government.
(COKTUTOW ON SECOND PAGE.)
Defecfive Page 9%,*i
THE FALLS CITY.
Louisville LaconicsA Beoord of
the Happenings Among the
Colored Residents of
Rev. J. L. H. Sweres of Pennsylvania
was in the city this week.'
Mr. George Murfree has returned
from and extended visit North.
Revs. S. B. Wallace and S. V. Doug
lass left Tuesday for Hopkinsville.
Rev. W. H. Chambers and family re
turned from Madisonville this week.
Mr. Jno. C. Martin left Monday for
Washington City to enter Howard Uni
Win. Watson, the Undertaker, 813
Ninth street is prompt and reliable in all
Mr. J. W. Randolph and bride nee
?Jane Frazer left this week for Washing
ton City their luture home.
Bring your job punting 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 Bi own's No. 509cessful
West Green street.
The funeral sermon of Rev. Mrs.
Frances Walton was preached at Jack
soon Street Church Sunday afternoon at
2 o'clock before a crowded house.
Misses Emma Stockdale, Julia Sim
mons, and Messrs. Moses Goodall, Dan
iel Lawson, Augustus Lawson, of Sbelby
ville, and Mr. McClellan left Monday
for Nashville to enter Fisk University.
THE APPEAL is on sale every week at
these pLices: Bud. Malone's, 509 W.
Green street C. Smith's 411 First street
Henry Norton's, 927 W, Walnut street
J.H. Taylor's, 515 W. Broadway J. H.
Joran's Jackson and Caldwell streets.
A reception was tendered the Zion
Bishops at Twelfth Street Church Thurs
day evening and the reception was con
cluded last nignt at Jacob Street Taber
nacle with a literary and musical pro
gramme. The occasions were pleasant
and those present were delighted.
The Board of Bishops of the A. M. E.
Zion Church held their semi-annual
meeting Wednesday in Tweltth street
church. A very interesting session was
conducted. The meeting was presided
by Rt. Rev. J. J. Morse, D. D. To
morrow the pulpits of the several Meth
odist churches will be* filled by the
originators of the church.
Rev. J. H. Paris who resigned the
pastoral charge of the Portland A. M. E.
Church and quit the Conference at the
same time, and went to Lexington to
take charge of a Baptist church two
weeks ago, after an illness of several
days died Monday. His remains were
shipped to the city Tuesday and his
funeral was preac' ed at Fifth Street
The semi-annual meeting of the Board
of Bishops of the Zion Methodist church
convened at Twelfth Street Church,
Wednesday morning Bishop J. J. Moore,
D. D. of North Carolina, presiding.
Bishop T. Jones, D.D., of Washing
ton City, is the Senior Bishop. Bishop
T. H. Lomax, D. D., of Charlotte, N.
Bishop J. P. Thompson, M. D., of New
York Bishop J. W. Hood, D. D., of
Fayetteville, N. Bishop R. C. Harris,
of Tennessee and Bishop C. C. Petty,
of Salesbury, N. compose the board.
At Wilmington, Del., the jury in the
case of Samuel Peo, an Italian, charged
with the murder of Samuel Edwards,
Colored, rendeied a veidict of not guilty
Saturday evening. The trial has lasted
four days and the verdict was unex
People Who Fret.
"Care killed the car," is a well
known old saw. The force of it is in the
fact tuat fret and worry will kill even an
animal which is popularly said to have
nine lives. Fretting and worrying may
not kill you, but they will shorten your
days, and what happiness is there in a
life all cankered with care? But how
avoid worrj? Well, Americans travel
more than any other people on the
globe, and probably discomforts and de
lays in traveling cause us greater annoy
ance than all otiier sources of fretting
combined. The great Burlington system
reaches all the principal cities of tl\e
West, and if you always select it as your
route, you can banish fretting forever,
so smooth is its track, so sumptuous and
luxurious are its are, and so appetizing
and well-cooked are the meals served
on its diners. For tickets, and any in
formation about this "People's favorite,"
call on your local agent, or write to W.
J. C. Kenyon, Gen. Pass. Agent, C. B. &
N. R. R., St. Paul, Minn.
African Methodist Appointments.
Marion, Ind., Sept., 23.The African
M. E. Conference closed a week's ses
sion here this evening. The Bishop an
nounced the following appointments just
previous to adjournment: Indianapolis
District, Jason Bundy, Presiding Elder.
Bethel Church, Indianapolis, John H.
Clay New Albany, T.E.Wilson In
dianapolis, Allen Chapel, James A.
Davis Evansville, D. P. Roberts
Bloomington, L. Ratcliffe Vincennes,
Morris Lewis Mount Vernon, to be
supplied Washington, R. H. Felton
Jeffersonville. R. McDaniel Princeton,
C. W. Chavis Seymour, A. Mason
Cordon, Johnson Mitchell Crawfords-
THE FUTURE GREAT.
St Louis' Social Matters .Glean
ings of News Etc., Condensed
Into a Small Space for
Miss Nellie Wilkinson one of the suc
competitors in the last examina
tion has been appointed to the position
of 3d ass't ai the No. 5 School. Her
friends are pleased to note this good for
Miss Celia Roberson of St. Paul form
erly a popular member of St. Louis so
ciety is in the city for a protracted visit
among her many friends. All are most
glad to see her and every effort will be
made to tender her stay a pleasant one.
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.
Emancipation Day was appropiately
celebrated by the Colored people here
Monday. A procession numbering over
1,300 Colored men was reviewed by
Mayor Noonan and other city officials.
I the afternoon and at night exercises
were held in Central Turner Hall.
Saturday night Wm, Johnson and
John Lane, both Colored, proprietors of
a barbershop at 711 Pine street, got into
a fight about some work that had to be
done. Johnson pulled a revolver and
fired three shots, one of which took
effect in Lane's left arm. Johnson was
Tom Turkin, Frank Watson and Louis
Holle, three Colored men, bad a fight
Sunday afternoon in the rear of 2316
Wash street. Watson pulled a revolver
and fired four shots at Turkin, but with
out efiect, but one of the bullets lodged
in the fore finger of the left hand of the
shooter. All three of the parties were
Rev. C. M. C. Mason, Rector of All
Saints Church has returned to the city
after an absence of two months. Father
Mason is most beloved by the com
munity, in which he is a most faithful
laborer, and the regret'at his absence is
only equal in intensity to the joy at his
return, A public reception was ten
dered him on Thursdsy evening.
Madam Selika the greatest prima
donna, the race has ever produced, is at
present in the city for the purpose of
giving several concerts previous to her
return to Europe- The first of the ser
ies was held at St. Paul Chapel Wednes
day 18th inst. Words are inadequate to
express the praises due this remai kable
songstress. Suffice it to say she was
greeted by a large audience, and has
been prevailed upon to return next
month. She was ably assisted by some
of our best local talent, among whom
were: Prof. J. Arthur Freeman, Master
Sumner Byron, and Mrs. Josiah Frer
A fair representation of Colored peo
ple were present at the Minneapolis Ex
position last Monday to celebrate the
twenty-seventh ann versary of the issue
of Abraham Lincoln's emancipation pro
clamation. The day was dull and gloomy
which probably -accounts for the num
ber not being larger. Excellent singing
was furnished by the choral club and
Prof. Z. A. Coleman. The addresses by
W, R. Morris, Esq., of Minneapolis,
Rev. J. M, Henderson and F. L. Mc
Ghee, Esq., of St. Paul, were
masterly efforts and elicited contin
uous applause. Rev. J. W. Dun
gee offered an eloquent prayer. Mr. A.
G. Plummer read the emancipation pro
clamation. Innes Band furnished ex
cellent music and all present enjoyed
the occasion. After the exercises the
committees and the participante in the
exercises were tendered a supper by
the exposition management which was
not the least of theenjoyable features of
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AddressTAYLOB'S NEW ELECTRO-OIL
PHOTOAEAPH Co., BOX 812, Austin, Minn.
ville, Martin Coleman Lyle mission, C.
H, White South Mission, Indianapolis,
E. Stewart Spencer, H. Wilson Madi
son, L. Pettibone Marion, J. Burden
J. K. Hart, general mission and for the
Indianapolis district Evansville, H. H.
Thompson.Presiding Elder Greencastle,
L. A. Murray Terre Haute, Alex Smith
Richmond, P. M. Lewis Brazil, John
Jordan Lafayette, J. W. Harper Lo
gansport, James Simpson Mitchell and
Bedford, John Furguson Kokomo, B.
J. Coleman Portland, L. Slopes Muncle,
John W. Stanton Noblesville, Wm.ville,
Townsend St. Paul and Indianopolis, C.
W. Roberts, A. J, Brown, agent for the
Jeffersonville Church Nathaniel Jones, ing a man last Sunday.
general missionary for the Evansville Amrmotv^,.
district H. H. Thompson CBnfen SpriS l5 T^T,
Treasurer- T) BWf,! P*WKld 111., Monday was a Colored
NEWS MATTEK. I
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News Pertaining to the Colored
People of the Land of the Free
and Home of the Bravo.
Gathered From Everywhere.
A Colored Republican club of 400*
members has teen organized at Green
At Cincinnati Chas Shafer, a Colored
barber, was fined $3 and costs for shav-
man Haywood Randall
John Brown, Colored, of
County. Georgia, a few days
554 rats in a pot of water.
Mr. L. G.Jordan, the "Texas cyelone"
made two speeches in favor of prohibi
tion at the Canton, (S D.) fair last week.
Ex-Senator B. K. Bruce delivered an
address at the Emancipation celebra
tion at Hendeison, Ky., Monday after
John P. Parker, Colored, proprietor
of the Phenix foundry at Ripley, Ohio,
was fatally stabbed Monday by William
Fry, an emoloye.
A drunken Colored man ran into a
house at Chailoite, N. C, Sunday, and
without ovocation, proceeded to cut
up two Colored women, one of whom
The man-of-war Ossipee has sailed for
Norfolk where she will repair and coal
and then sail for Hayti with Fred Doug
lass, the new minister to that country,
Mrs. Hiram Snell, of Malad, Idaho,
has given birth to sixtets-three boys
and three girls. They weighed eight
pounds altogether. All are bright and
hearty, and promise to live.
Rev Rowe, of Charleston, S. the
Colored preacher who was ejected from
a first-class passenger car, has issued a
circular appealing for funds to sue the
railroad in the United States Court.
At Atlanta, Ga., Tuesday night Earn
est Willingham, the Colored pugilist,
was killed by a blow from the fist of Tom
Branch. The men were spairing, when
Branch knocked Willingham out, break
ing his neck.
Although Harvard has fewer repre
sentatives among the hotels in the
White Mountains than other colleges,
yet a graduate of the present year has
served as an elevator guide in one of
the largest of them during the past sum
mer. He is Colered, and in addition to
his work at the hotel has given readings
at neighboring houses.
A Colored man named Egan appeared
in Mr. Frambrough's yard in Rutledge,
Ga. He was a suspicious character and
was ordered to leave. Instead of leav
ing, the Colored man drew a pistol and
fired, The ball took effect in Mr, Fram
brough's bowels, and lesulted his
death before a doctor could arrive. The
Colored man fled.
The perified body of a woman was un
earthed in the cellar of the old African
Methodist Church, Sixth and Lombard
streets, Philadelphia, by workmen who
are tearing down the building. The
body was in a coffin, which was inclosed
in a lead-lined box. It is in a perfect
state of preservation, and is supposed to
bave been buried over a hundred years.
John Brown'* "fort" at Harper's
Ferrv, the old engine bouse, used as a
citadel by the great anti-slavery leader
and his followers thirty years ago as a
place of refuge from the soldiers and
citizens surrounding them, is to be de
demohshed, and will dibappear forever
unless the minor that it has been pur
chased for removal to Philadelphia
should be true. The Baltimore & Ohio
Railroad Company has determined upon
a cnange in its main line at this place
the new survey running directly through
the old engine house.
Conjointly with the Shah of Persia, a
petty African king and hid august wife
came all the way from their principality
to Paris. Dmah-Sahfoo'is a tall, hand
some man from Senegal, a gay, hearty
fellow, delighted with everything and
letting everybody see it by a smile which
discloses his white teeth. The Shah
and he fraternized amicably on meeting,
and exchanged presents, just as takes
place atx Homer. Dinah-Salifoo is now
on his way home, and he takes back
with him to Senegal a set of things
which will cause some sensation there,
the gem of his wonderful collection
being, according to his sable majesty, a
big bras bedstead, bright as gold, pre
sented to him by M. Carnot.
Missouri African Methodists.
Glasgow, Mo., Sept. 23.The African
M. E. Conference opened Saturday with
the usual devotional exercises. Many
visitors were present from other districts.
The greater part of the session was con
sumed in hearing reports and discussing
them. The Conference determined to
organize temperance societies.
The Ladies' Missionary Society held a
meeting this afternoon, at which over
$200 was collected in aid of the mission
At to-day's session Elders Riley Rich
ardson and Reuben Long were licensed
The Conference has indorsed the
action of the National Baptist Conven
tion at Indianapolis in asking Govern
ment aid for the Southern Colored peo
pie who desire to emigrate.