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THE SAINTLY CITY.
St Paul MelangeThe Occurren
ces of tbe last Week in the
Capital of Minnesota.
Stoves sold on installments at Bene
Mr. J. H. Smith left last week for a
abort visit to St. Louis,
Do you borrow TH E APPEAL, or, do
you subscribe for and pay for it?
Don't forget the Scott benefit at the
Newmarket theatre Monday night.
'The best square heater in the market
for tho money at Benedict's 7 Cjruers.
M*a .Ch^swCk China MQnJtre&L.
Canada, is in the city visiting hei
If you are in want of a good heating
stove at a moderate price go to Benedict
Mr. and Mrs. William Liggins returned
from tbeir trip to Washington, D.
First class rooms and meals may be
obtained at Mrs. Lottie Roache's No. 41
E. Sixth street.
Mr. Geo. Montgomery who has been
in our city for several days left Thursday
for his home in Chicago.
Items of news for THE APPEAL may be
left at Columbus Waldon's barbershop
No. 106 East Fifth street.
There are some choice furnished
rooms for rent at Mis. Emma Glovers,
corner of Sixth and Robert streets.
A good way to get a start in the world
is to open an account with the St. Paul
Savings Bank cor. Fifth and Jackson.
Messrs. J. H. Jackson, Bruce Bryant
W H. Hampton and T- H. Griswold
returned from their trip to Washington
Mr. C. F. Adams of THE APPEAL after
a stay of five days in our city left Thurs
day via the "Albert Lea" for St. Louis
thence to Chicago.
Continue to go to Harris' theatre but
insist upon recieving the same accom
modations others get for the price.
Don't be imposed upon in any par
Miss Johanna Graves wishes to an
nounce to tbe public, that she has open
ed a first-class boarding hou-e at 541
Sibley strett where she will be pleased
to recieve boarders at any time. Meals
by the day or week. Miss Graves will
have the opening dinner on Sunday
Oct. 20tli,andtoany one wishing strictly
first-class boarding, we cheerfully re
commend 541 Sibley street.
The attractions at the Newmarket
theater for next week are the two best
comedy companies that have appeared
here this season. John H. Russell's
Comedy company in their new success,
"The City Directory," will appear four
nights, commencing Sunday, Oct. 20.
Frank Deshon and Amy Ames in their
latest comedy sensation "'Mamma," will
fill the last three nights at the Newmar
ket commencing Thursday, Oct. 24.her
Sale of seats now open for both attrac
The meeting of St. Phillips society
was held at the resideuce of Mr. F. L.
McGhee on Edmonds street last Wed
nesday evening was a very pleasant oc
casion. Mr. McGhee presided and Mrs.
Louis Wilson acted as secretary. Read
ings were given by Mrs. Phil Hunton,
Misses Gracie Wiikins and Nellie Gris
wold which were'well done. Mrs. W.
H. Davis acted as critic, her citique will
be read at the next meeting which oc
curs at the residence of Mrs. Phil Hun
ton No. 590 Kent stieet Wednesday
The Kent Storage and Foi warding
Co., is spreading out. Mr. Kent has
added to his capacity the magnificent
ware room in the new Moore Block at
Seven coiners. He continues to do fire
proof ware housing, packing and ship
ping of furniture, also upholstering, fur
niture repairing aud carpet laying.
There is a lot of all sorts of household
goods on hand at Kents which are to be
sold for storage, at less than their value
and it will be to the advantage of those
who neeed anything in that line to pall
and examine these goods.
Mr. and Mrs. Columbus Ball, residents
of the West Side, have not been living
exactly as one, for better than some time.
Columbus has been untrue to his marital
vows and left the side of her he swore
to love, cherish and leave all others to
cling to, and has been dallying with a
Delilah. Mrs. Ball becoming cognizant
of the transfer of her livge lords affec
tions forbade him to darken tbe door of
her present abode. Columbus heeded
not the warning and called on Clausse
last Sunday and undertook to rock her
to sleep. Mrs. B. would none of it and
drawing her trusty razor proceeded to
carve her unfaithful spouse on the hip.
Judge Burr interviewed the couple
Monday and sentenced Mr. B. to the
workhouse for thirty days and Mrs. B.
for sixty. Let us now draw the veil of
The manager of the Newmarket The
atre, Mr. L. N. Scott, took the old Market
Hall and fitted it up at considerable ex
pense immediately after the burning of
the Opera House, and since that time
has furnished the theatre going public
An unbroken line of first class attractions.
In appreciation of his efforts as a man
ager and a caterer to the pleasure of the
public, a number of prominent St. Paul
people decided to tender Mr. Scott a
.benefit. The signatures of nearly three
Would \ou get tho people's eje,
Ontowtaa jou'd have them buy:
W/rite it up, and tell up lies
In THE APPEAL then, Advertise!
hundred of the leading citizens both
Colored and white were attached to the
Mr. Scott has replied to the signers
thanking tbem and has named Monday,
next, as the date for the benefit. On
that date John H. Russell's Comedy
Company will appear in the new success
"The City Directory." Mr. Scott has
been a successful manager and has not
made any odious distinctions on account
of the co'or of his patrons, as the man
ager of Harris theatre is now doing. All
respectable people have been treated
alike by Mr. Scott and while this is
nothing more than right we hope the
Colored people will turn out in large
numbers at Mr. Scott's benefit and show
by their presence that they appreciate
the fact that he did right and fair with
We dream of doing great things when
we have need only to be content with
doing the little things close at hand.
The latter are the kind of which life is
made. The last few weeks have been
the most prosperous that we have known
for some time. The littles that have
been given systematically have answered
every purpose, we are getting all our
forces harnessed, from the least to the
greatest. The drill was a grand success,
it was fully appreciated, and was a cred
it to all, we wish the bojs all possible
success. The Literary society will give
an entertainment on the 28th inst., then
comes the Game supper on the 7th of
November- The Womans Missionary
Circle met last Monday at the house of
Mrs. Lindsey's, the Circle is growing
each month, interesting subjects were
discussed after which a delicious tea
was served. Last Sunday's congregations
were truly all that one could wish. The
themes were fresh and timely.
ST. JAMES A. M. E CHURCH.
At three o'clock the large auditorium
of St. James church was well filled with
those who had come to pay the last pub
lic tribute of respect to the memory of
Miss Gracie Johnson. The funeral ser
vice was a most remarkable one. The
mns sung had all been stlei ted by the
deceased and the entire service was con
conductea as she had requested. It was
request that none should give away
to loud and demonstrative grief over her
death. Rev. Henderson, her pastor,
remembered her request and in his ser
mon carefully avoided anything that
would lead to weeping, he spoke only of
the bright and hopeful side causing all
to forget that they were in the presence
of the uead and making them 'eel rather
that they had met to rejoice over the
dear one's triumphant entiy into
heaven. He said, "I need not*utter
glowing panegyrics, the life of our sister
speaks ior itself. I need not by words
strive to prove that she ha^ gone to
heaven, her own glorious testimony as
she quit the shores of time teaches us
to think of her redeemed. Here lies
the deserted clay, up yonder is tr"
spirit, up yonder in the glory world sing
ing among the angels. For one full
week death shook his dart over her,
but refused to give the blow all the
while she looked tbe fell destroyer in
the face imploring him to strike that
she might sooner reach her eternal
home. For seven days God held her
here that she might testify of his power
to save. Last Friday night at fifteen
minutes past ten, death flung his awful
dart full at the shining mirk, she shud
dered not, but cried aloud, 'goodbye I
am going home, I know that my Re
deemer liveth and if he liveth I shall
also live.' Her thrilling gaze pierced
the gathering gloom, a smile settled on
her face as her ready spirit leaped forth
in to tlie Savior's waiting arms. Her
eyes closed to earth and quicker than
the lightening's flashed opened in
heaven her feeble voice had scarce
whispered farewell to friends ere it rang
out clear and sweet in tbe triumphant
chorus on the other shore." He then
recounted the history of her christian
life, spoke words of comfort to the
mourners and with a brief exortation to
to all to be ready, closed his remarks.
The Sabbath school in which she had
been an efficient teacher attended in a
body as also did the stewarde board,
of which she has been a member. Dur
ing tbe entire service the utmost order
prevailed, there was no loud and vul
gar demonstrations, there was no shriek
ing and lamenting, hundreds of eyes
were wet with tears but all hearts were
filled with a consoling belief in the
triumph immortality over death. Thp
mother, bending over tbe casket said,
"my .darling, God has taken you, I give
you up, I know that you are now at rest,
you said, 'don't grieve after me,' oh I
miss you so much, but we will meet in
St. Paul Churches and Matters
Pertain ng to the Spiritual
Progress of Their
Pastors and People.
At the West St. Paul Mission on last
Sunday morning Rev. R. Taylor preach
ed from the text, "Be not overcome of
evil, but overcome evil with good At
the prayer meeting the following officers
of the praying band were appointed
Mrs. H. G, Terry, Mrs. D. D. Boiling,
Mrs,. J. Pirdoux, Messrs. C. Parker, L.
Goodall, Geo. Turpin, Mrs. C. Livinge
tou, secretary Mrs. L. Goodall, treas
PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH.
ST. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS AND OHIO
THE FLOUR CITY.
Minneapolis and Minneopolitans
and Their Where-abouts
and What abouts.
Go to Segelbaum Bros, for your dry
goods, corner Nicollet avenue and Third
Miss Bird of St. Paul spent Friday and
Saturday in the city the guest of Miss
THE APPEAL is tfte boldest most pro
gressive and most enterprising news
paper of its class.
Wm. R. Morris attorney and
celor at law 24 Fifth street S.
l&Tth for letaiadvice.^^^*^
Mr, C. H. Howard and Miss J. F. Lov
ing offet.Paul spent Wednesday of last
week in our city visiting.
The biggest thing out is what the drug
gists term Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup its
sale is enormous and it never has been
known to fail. Price 25 cents.
Mr. Frank Blake is veiy ill with the
consumption of the bowels. Mr. Blake
is one of our leading young business
men and his illness is felt by his many
The truthfulness in the statement that
A. G. Plummer took a trip down to Chi
cago last week must be verified by the
gentleman himself as he is tbe one who
informed us, also of Mr. Wheaton being
in La Crosse on business.
On last Friday evening the ladies and
friends of the Bethesda Baptist church
gathered at the residence of Mrs. Geo
Barnett 517 10th avenue S., and in the
form of a church social, experienced a
most pleasant evening of pleasure.
We wiBh to make a feature of present
ing a few facts about some citizen of our
city every week and our readers who
transact their business with THE APPEAL
honestly, punctually and business like
wil always have the preference regard
less of friendship or personal feelings.
Mi. Chas. A. Davis return last Mon
day from Washington, D. where he
left for over a week ago. His trip was
a pleasant one and he has many nice
things to say of Washington and Wash
ington people, but concluded by saying
he would rather live in Minneapolis than
have the best house in the Metropolis.
Mr. O. P. Jackson, proprietor of the
popular Blue Front dry goods house of
this city returned from a trip East this
week. He left four weeks ago with the
Merchants excursion party via Chicago,
Philadelphia aud New York. Mr Jack
son is a thorough gentleman, polite and
civil to eveiy one, by which he has
grown very popular.
A very pleasant little group of friends
f Mr. and Mrs. Henry Grimes gathered
at their residence on Tuesday evening
to congratulate the happy couple on
their fifth wedding anniversary. A
very pleasant repast was served, after
several hours of pleasant conversation
and congratulations the merry party
separated for their seveial homes.
A very pleasant social was given at the
St. Peters A. M. E. church last Friday
evening by the choir. A social enter
tainment will be given by them every
Friday evening, either at the church or
dwelling house all winter. A musical
programm will always be prepared and
small admittance fee of 10 or 15 cents
will be charged. These bids fair to be
the most popular series of entertain
ments in the city.
Rev. E. M. Mainor of the Presbyter
ian church of Le Roy Minn., preached
at the St. Peters A. M, E. church Sun
day evening last. He took for his text
Ephesians 2d chap. 8 9 ys. The Rev. is
a white gentleman and used a great deal
of German accent which more or less
tickled a number of light weighted at
tenders. His discourse if not eloquent
was a most logical one. The singing of
the choir was most excellent, if the
choir will only supply themselves with
a variety of music books appropriate for
all services and sing from them as thev
are now singing from those they have.
St. Peters church may well be proud of
The names of those who will compose
the Flour city "Gang" which they insist
on being the name for an association of
young people here, was handed to us for
publication this week. Some of our fore
most young men and ladies of ihis city
are members of this associat on, but
owing to the inelegar* of the word
"Gang" we will withhold their names
at present until, as we think, a more ap
progriate name be selected for their so
ciety. The word "Gang" has fallen into
the worst kind of associations and will
reflect on any persons who aseumes it
for a name. Ju tge Emery said the
other day we want to break up all the
gangs in town." Webster says the term
"gang" ordinarly used of persons in low
or se-ville positions. As the word
"hoodlum" and "gang" are partners we
think it would be injustice to utilize one
without giving the other a place.
Here's Your Chance.
Save time, money and health. Grand
discount dry goods sale at retail for
twenty days only. We have just re
turned from the East where we pur
chased a finer assortment of goods than
we have yet carried. Good goods and
low prices is the leading principle of the
Blue Front. Foliteness, civility and
strict attention to the wants of his cus
tomers has made Mr. Jackson of the
An Admirable Paper
"Here is a race that hus lived with us
since the beginning of our history. Be
tween it and ourselves there bave been
no conflicts or animosities leaving their
ineradicable scars upon the national feel
ing. There are no bitter memories such
as disfigure the annals of alien races that
have been forced into reluctant com
panionship. With all his faults, the Col
ored mau has been a patient, affection
eir great sale
nth. Great op-
every word and
heavy all wool
price 39 cents,
orth 40 cents*
Mens' all wool
Blue Frent popular,
begins to-day at O.
Front dry goods
portunity for wide a
Here is the list,
price $1. Ladies pi
$25., discount price
worth 45 cents, disso
Ladies' all wool
discount price 25 cenl
socks, worth 85 ce
price 25 cents. A munificent stork of
di ess goods. No troupta to show you
our goods. When weldvertise look out
for bargains. Don't #iss this greatest
of opportunities qf fifae season at the
Blue Front, people's popular purchasing
palace 427 Washington*
Rev. John Snyder in the Forum.
We give below a portion of an article
by Rev. John Snyder of St. Louis which
appeared in the current number of the
Forum and which contains such a clear
insight into the subject, and is such a
frank confession in regard to the incon
sistent color prejudice which exists only
in this country that we desire to give
our readers the benefit of it. Would to
God there were more white men who
viewed the suction through Mr. Sny
te, tractable element of our social life.
And yet he has been subjected to social
indignities that have no parallel in his
tory outside of the barbarous caste sys
tem of India. Socially his life is passed
in an atmosphere of aggravating insults.
In railway cars, steamboats, hotels and
theaters he is treated,'in large sections
of this country, as if he were tainted
with leptOBy. Iu domestic service, the
filthiest and most ignorant Irish or Ger
man servant refuses to eat at the same
table with the cleanest and most re
spectable Colored man. In some of our
hotels the wealthiest Colored man in the
land couLd not purchase, at any price,
the privilege of sitting in the common
dinning room, or of occupying one of the
sleeping apartments. Industrially he is
practically restricted to a "beggaily ac
count" of the least profitable and most
menial trades. Those labor unions
which complain so bitterly of the
pression of capital, and announce Uto
pian principles of universal brotherhood,
do not dare to cast their mantle of pro
tection over tne despised and neglected
laborer with a black skin. But saddest
of all is the attitude which the Church
has held towards this spirit of color
caste. Ideally, at least, the Church is
the home of human equality. All classes
and conditions of men are supposed to
meet there on a common ground. And
while we constantly depart from this
principle in practice, we usually tiy to
co\er and disguise our shortcomings by
a thin veil of self-ex ulpation. We may
not want the poor and poorly dressed
man sitting in our pews, but we rarely
make a frank confession of the fact.
Only the Colored mt*n is openly, and by
common consent, excluded from the
broad definition of Christian equality.
We have not yet accepted Mr. Nasby's
advice, and altered our versio of the
New Testament so that it shall read,
"Suffer the little (white) children to
come unto me," but it would be quite
consist ant for us to do so. Some years
ago a great revival was going on in one
of the churches of my own city. The
Evangelist was feryidly inviting all kinds
of people to come to the "anxious seat."
Crowds of men, ,women and children
wrere accepting the invitation. Tramps,
drunkards and b*ggars were among the
nun ber. At last it was announced to
the church officials that a Colored man,
upon one of the back seats, was "under
conviction." Here was a problem of
series import. The officials heW a hur
ried an 1 anxious consultation, and it
was finally decided that the Colored
man might receive the benefit of Salva
tion in an in conspicuous pew. This
case might fairly be termed exceptional,
if it were not true that one of the largest
and most influential denominations in
the land, having been split in half by the
question of slavery, remains in that con
dition to-day, solely on the question of
This condition of things would cease
to be mysterious if it were based upon
recognized physiological reasons. We
can easily understand Brabantio's sur
prise when his daughter became enam
ored of a thick-lipped Afriran, or Aunt
Ophelia's disgust at seeing Eva hanging
about the neck of Uncle Tom. We areestablish
not disposed to question the good
Puritan's conviction that love for
the pure Colored man is "an ac
quired taste." Bat we entertain
the same personal and social re
pungance for every possible modification
(COHnNUKD OK SECOND PAGE.)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19,1889.
THE GARDEN CITY.
Chicago's Haps and Mishaps and
Items of General Interest Ga
thered by the Staff of
Don't fail to see Blind Tom at Bethel
Monday Evening October 28th.
If you want to increase your business
you must advertise in THE APPEAL.
Miss Sadie Nichols has returned to the
city after a pleasant trip to Indiana.
Mrs. Martha Gray has gone to visit
friends in Baltimore and New York.
Mesdames W W. Keeble and C. B.
Henderson left Saturday for St. Fa&tt*
street has been sick for the past few
Mr. R. Marshall who was acci
dently shot a week ago is able to be out
Mr. E. L. Benson left Monday for St.
Louis where he will remain for two
Mr. Dan Scott contemplates building
on his lot at corner of 61st and Morgan
Chas. Reynolds is a candidate for
bailiff to succeed the Cronin iury fixing
If you have anything to say to the
Colored people of Chicago, insert it in
Miss Fannie Waldon of Bucvrus, Ohio,
is staying at her aunt's Mrs. J. W. Dirst
2106 State street.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Lewis
was christened at t. Thomas church
iast Sunday morning.
Mr. Geo. W. Henderson the leading
tenor of St. Louis sang at Bethesda Sun
day school last Sunday.
Mrs. Samuel Brown of 640 W.Lake,
who has been suffering from rheuma
tism is recovering rapidly.
Mrs. E C. Jaokson of 1605 State street
who has-been quite ill with typhoidma
laria has almost recovered.
If anything has been said or done by
the Colored people of Chicago you can23
get full paiticulars in THIS APPEAL.
Messrs. J. II. and Wm. Neal were
called home suddenlj last week on acing
count of the illness of their mother.
Rev. Geo. W. Gaines has almost com
pletely recovered from his sick spell and
is able to resume his pastoral duties.
W. C. Phillips who has been in the
Recorder's office for several years is a
candidate for County Commissioner.
Miss Alice E. Depp of Janesville, Wis.
has returned home after a pleasant visit
to her sister Mrs. J. W. Dirst, 210G State
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
George Sparks charged with robbing
Guthrie on the Rush street
bridge Sunday night last of $200, has
Mrs. James Ford of Louisville, who
has been visiting her brother-in-law Mr.
Geo. Foid 217 E. Huron street, left for
Mrs. Phil Ford secured a judgment
against Mrs. Florence Johnson in the
amount of $78 for aboard bill for Mrs.
If you are a candidate for office this
fall you will do well to call and see us,better
so we can inform the Coloied people of
If you are looking for first class rooms
and meals try Mrs. Lucy Brown No.
155 Third ave. near Polk street. Tran
Mr. L. N. Rankins was elected dele
gate and Mr. S. S. Cabell, alternate from
North Chicago to represent the 24th
Ward Republican Club.
The John A. Logan 2d Ward Club
meets Ibuuday night at Freiberg's
Opera House to make preparations for
the primary Friday night.
J. Bish has been talked of for eounty
commissioner, and can have the Second
ward delegation if he wants it, but the
legislative bee is in bis hat.
The low price of 25 cents a package,
brings Laxador, the "golden" house
hold remedy for all diseases of the liver
and blood within the reach of all.
Mr. John Howard was refused a seat
at Havlins Theatre last Friday night.
Saturday morning he entered suit
against the manager for $500 damages.
Mr. H. C. Weeden, manager of the
Louisville office of THE APPEAL spent
last Saturday and Sunday in the city,
looking at the wonders of the great city.
Mrs. Maude Stolley, her daughter,
Miss Maude and her mother Mrs. Mar
tin, of Dowagiac, Mich., have been the
guests of Miss Lottie Farrow, 2106 state
The patrons of Mr. I. B. Walters will
please take notice that he has moved
his place of business from 2828 State
street to 2822 same block, three doors
Mrs. Anna R. Pierce of 1728 South
Clark street is making arrangements to
a lodge of Good Samaritans in
this city ladies desiring to join shall call
J. H. Ransom has left the Keith fac
tion and gone over to their opponents,
but the majority of the Colored voters
refuse to follow him. Things look
gloomy ior Ransom.
You will find the "ad" WJII pay,
Cash will come lu every day,
Your success will you surprise:
lu THE APPEAL then, advertise!
Mrs. Willie Warren Morgan passed
through the city last week enroute to
Baltimore. While in the city-she was
the guest of Mrs. J. D. Warwick.
You will confer a great favor by send
ing your name and address and name ot
your church to the United Christains
Directory. Geo. Washington, 150 Dear
born st. 43.
Mrs. M. J. Talliaferro. 2520 Cottage
Grove avenue, dealer in dressmaking
and millinery goods and notions of all
kinds, will be pleased to supply dress
makers first class.
Subscribers who wish to receive the
paper regularly should notify us wfaeu
they move. Send a postal card to THE
APPBAL, 325 Dearborn street, Chicago,
giving full name, and both old and new
Louisville LaconicsA Record of
the Happenings Among the
Colored Residents of
Mr. Fiank Gray has returned to the
Miss Suwe Henry is teaching in Dan
Tbe total number in the blind school
Miss Clara Lawson returned from
Mrs. S. Peters of Roselane street has
returned to the city.
Mr. Horace Morris has returned from
a visit to Flemingsburg.
Mr. Murfree of Danville, Ky., is visit
ing relatives in the city.
Fitzboodler had on a brand new paper
collar Friday, business is improving.
If you wish a just, fearless and pro
gressive papar,subscribe forTHE APPEAL.
Mrs. Lizzie Sherley, after a very pleas
ant visit to our city returned home Fri
J. H. Taylor the undertaker at 610
Ninth street has been in the business for
Mr. Alex Taylor the purchasing agent
will soon wed one of Louihville's charm
Wm. Watson, the Undertaker, 813
Ninth street is prompt and reliable in all
Miss Mollie Yeakie of Brandenburg is
in the city visiting Mrs. F. B. Broyles
735 7th street.
Mr. and Mrs. John Williams held their
reteption last Sunday afternoon at their
residence 112 W. Gray street.
Mrs. Elliot should come back and dofar
her work over, for the straightened hair
is returning to its natural condition.
Bring your job printing to the Louis
ville office of THE APPEAL, 312 W. Jeffer
son St. Good work at reasonable rates.
Mesdames J. Newman of Eminence
and D. Langston of Hopkinsville, are
the guests f Mrs. Lawson 1319 Magazine
Mr. N. N. Newman will go to Leeds,
England, next spring to attend the
Committee of Management of the G. TJ.
O. O. F.
East Lynne was rendered Tuesday
night October 15th, by the Dumas Liter
ary Club. A large and fashionable au
Visitors in Louisville cannot find a
place to get good board and room
than at Mrs. Matilda Brown's No. 509expected
West Green street.
"A faithful assistant." This is what
the nurses term Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup.
It is the best assistant as it will prevent
a "crying spell" of the baby.
The Alumni of the high school met
Saturday Afternoon at Quinn Chapel.
The reading circle which has been es
tablished is quite a feature. Mr. J. M.
A public meeting of the Colored Or
phans Home Society will be held at
Cavalary Baptist church Sunday Oct. 26,
at 3 P.M. The meeting will be addi esaed
by Rev. W. H. Hargrave.
Samuel Carter, Esq., the great city
court barrister broke the record of smail
fees received. He had a case and his
client gave him an order for all the
property taken from him at the time of
arrest. Carter presented the order and
received a two cent postage stamp.
Mrs. Joe Johnson (as she was fami
liarly called) one of our oldest and most
highly respected ladies, died at her
home oa26lh and Cecilia street Tuesday
night a 10 o'clock, and was buried from
Fifth Street Baptist Church Friday
afternoon. Mrs. Johnson was the
mother of the late Mrs, Frankie Gibson
(who crossed the dark river last year),
also of Misses Laura and Maggie John
son. She was truly a good woman and
will be missed by a large circle of sorrow
Avery enjoyable entertainment for
the benefit of the Church of Our Merci
ful Sayiour was given by the Ladies
Auxiliary at the residence of Mrs. Addi
son Evans Friday evening. The pro
gramme was varied and interesting, con
sisting of an instrumental solo by Miss
Lottie Bryant, declamation by Miss
Anna Gray, vocal solo by Miss Eliza
Davenport, declamation by Miss Alex
ina Quigley, declamation by Miss Mary
Belle Bowen. A large number of peo
ple enjoyed the exercises which were
prolonged until a late hour in the even
ing when refreshments in abundance
$2.00 PER YEAR.
MULTUM IN PARVO.
News Pertaining to the Colored
People of the Land of the Free
and Home of the Brave.
Gathered From Everywhere.
Two Colored men were killed at Shell
Prairie, La., by the explosion of a steam
Edwin Randolph, a Colored lawyer of
Richmond, Va., is stumping New Jersey
for Gen. Grubb, who taught him to read
and finally sent him io College.
The report of the Episcopal conven
tion at Nqta York appropriating $40,000
9* .jgyangelilatipn. ,4c}f_ tjija* Colored,,
Nlhe Colored men and three women
have been arrested at Charlotte, N.
for robberies extending over several
months. It is estimated that their steal
ings will aggregate $100,000.
H. E. Gibbs, the porter who shot
Special Officer McDevittand his son at
Portland, Oregon, Friday night, has not
yet been caught, although a liberal re
gard is offered for his capture.
At Milwaukee, Tuesday night about
one hundred Colored men formed the
Union League of Wisconsin, and issued
a call for a state convention of Colored
citizens, to be held there Nov. 27 ^8
The residence of Editor Chase, at
Washington, D. was burglarized the
other night and $2 stolen. Of all men,
the editor should know better than to
hoard up his wealth and keep it about
the house. If he isafiai of banks let
him rent a safety deposit box.
The Colored Teachers' Institute for
the counties of Bath, Bourbon, Clark,
Montgomery and Estill, in session last
week at the Court House at O wingsville.
There were twenty-five or thirty teach
ers present, and they comprised a body
of intelligent, well-behaved men and
women, comparing verv favorably in
abilitv with tbe white Teachers' Insti
tute held in the same house the previous
A. F. Matt, with a string of aliases a
yard long, who has been working the
pension racket on ignorant Colored peo
ple in Jasper, Smith, Covington, Jones,
and Marion counties, Miss., has skipped
for parts unknown, after his nefarious
scheme came to light. Matt carried a
bundle of pension papers, and would
take th9 address of each persons who
wanted a pension-, provtttedr-the-spplj
cant paid $5. Every man who could
manage to raise the amount came for
ward with tho money, and some went so
as to sell their household goods to
raise the cash.
Willia ms Will Wed a White Wife.
Geo. W. Williams, of Worcester, Mass.,,
lecturer and author of the "History of
the Colored Race in the United States
has become involved in a romance.
Williams arrived in London a week or
two ago, having met on the 6teamer an
English girl, traveling with her brother
and sister. He and the girl fell in love
with each other, and with the consent
of her family th have become engaged
to be married. The name of the lady is
not known, as she refused to identify
herself when she called at the Ameri
can consulate to ask General New's ad
vice on the legal points involved in her
marriage with a Colored gentleman.
Williams is at present in Belgium, but is
to return to England soon to
claim his bride.
Gowhided in Church.
Duluth, Minn., Oct. 17.There was a
sensation in the African Methodist
church here last night when Mrs. Mamie
Hall, one of the Colored sihters, cow
hided the pastor Rev. Scott B. Jones.
The pastor, it is said, had called a meet
ing of the stewards to consieer the con
duct of Mrs. Hall's mother, and it was
here the cowhiding took place.
Master Charlie Ross Graham has re
covered from the effects of a severe cold.
Mrs. Emma Plumb left for St. Louis
last week to visit her friend Mrs. Ada
Mis. Areen Berry entertained the
^Esthetic Circle in royal siyle last Friday
evening at her beautiful home No. Ill
Miss Ida Gray has returned to the
dental college at Ann Arbor, Mich., to
complete her studies. She expects to
graduate nextsummer. We admire her
Col. Robt. Harlan has been appointed
Special Customs Inspector. He has our
congratulatins. There is no better or
truer Republican in Cincinnati than tbe
Elder Wm. A. Burch pastor of the
Union Baptist church has obtained
three weeks leave of absence, to visit
bis birthplace in Massachusetts. We
hope he will have a pleasant trip.
Mr. J. Matt. Mitchell was not forUn
ate enough .to get the position of Assist
ant Custodian of the Government build
ing, but be is the fortunat possessor of a
musical daughter and son. Miss Flor
ence the daughten's one of the finest
pianist in this city and the son Jesse is
making rapid progress on the cornet.
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.
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