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THE SAINTLY CITY.
Paul MelangeThe Occurren
ces of tbe ast Week in the
Capital of Minnesota.
The total enrollment in the public
schools is 1J1.369.
Stoves sold on installments at Bene
The North Star Lyceum meets Tues
day evening at St. James church.
.i /The best square heater in'the market
for tbe money at Benedict's 7 Cjn.ers.
ylf von are in want 6f a good heating
Move at a moderate piice go to Benedict
First class rooms and meals may be
obtained at Mrs. Lottie Roacbe's No. 41
E. Sixth street.
FOR S\LE.A brand new silver valve
Lyon & Healy cornet. Apply at the of
fice of TUB APPEAL.
There will be a rausu al-hterary enter
tainment at the Pilgrim Baptist church
next Thursda evening.
Items of news for THE APPEAL may be
left at Columbus Waldon's barbershop
No 106 E ist Fifth street.
Theie are some choice furnished
rooms torrent at Mrs. Emma Glovers,
corner ol 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.
Mi. It. L. Douglass, of Little Rock,
who has been in our tity for the past
three wet ks left Wonday for hm home.
Are jouamonz thoe who have not
paid their subscriptions to THE APPEAL.
Ihe office is at 76 Last Fifth street. Call
On last Monday Mr Oscar Saudeis
opened the handsome bar! er shop in
the Davidson Block corner of Fourth
and Ja ksnii
Whon jou wish one of the old fash
ioned, toot h-ome meals diop inatMi?.
Mary Canada'-. No. 377 Robert street and
you mav get it.
For Rent, four-room cottage 375 Jay
street $12 per month. Apply te F. L.
MtGhee, Union Block cor. Fotuth and
Cedar room 68
Anybody troubled with rheumatism,
neural la, stiff neck, or any pain or ache
should procure a hot le of Salvation Oil
at once. PricfiT26 cents.
Should you neeo anything in the jew
elry line, clll dn John D. Bodford 380
East Se\enth street, and save ten per
cent. Read his advertisement on fourth
For RentFour large room* on fir*t
floor No 160 Edmonds street. Rent $10
per month. Apply to Fredrick L. Mc
Ghee, loom 68 Union Block cor. 4th and
Continue to go to Harris' theatre but
insist upon relieving the same accom
modations others get for the price.
Don't be imposed upon in any par
Mr. H. O. Moore, of Phelps, N. Y.,
who has be the guest of Mr. VV. Ridge
way returned to his home last Friday.
His wile will remain for a few weeks
Visitors to tills city will find it to their
advantage to obtain accommodations at
the "Little Ryanj" comer of S xth and
Robert, Mrs. Emma Glover, proprietor.
Terma very reasonable.
The case of I-uac Booker for shooting
William Woddell on account of his un
warranted attentions to s. Booker
came up Judge Brills court Thursday
and Booker was acquitted.
St. Peter Claver's Catholic church,
Market aireet opposite Rice Park. Mass
at 10.30 A Stttidavs. fcundav Pchool
at 1*2.00 Instructions at 7:30 p. M.
Rev. Father Hurrif-oti, Pastor.
Judge M. W. Gibbn, of Little Roc
Ark, H in the city a few davs this
week to visit his daughters who are here
for the winter. He left We Inwday for
Chicago. He was a guest at Hotel de
A resolution was passed by tbe city
counrlTnttday nll guaranteeing an
appropraitioti of $10,000 towards the he
carnival fund 1 his at the some time
guarantees that the ice carnival will be
held God ami the weather permitting.
Rev. Henderson is voting the week
to a canvas among the business men
gatherit data fur his sermon Sunday
night. Judging from appearance it is
to tie n esceedtuglv practical dtscoaise
and should be heard by *ach Colored
citizen who is truly inteiested in the
welfaroof the race.
The Adani and Eve con tellalion has
e*ovde the new Olvmpic nightly dur
ing the week. For next week they have
Mand Iluth'a Female Miwtodons and
living statues. Ten female models in a
new uo\elty entitled "Bal Mat-quo"
The programme will conclude with the
apirfcHng and spicy comedy '-Innocent
The fair to be given by Tilgrim Bap
tist Chur-h will open with iThanksgiv
ing dinner Nov. 28.,* and continue for a
week. Tbe committees which have
charge of the fair are the most active
wo keta In the church and their are de
termined that this effort shall^chpseall
former ones, go tbe generous public
mav look for great times during fair,
*&- kJL k^J ^"Jb J&
Some time ago a young man by the
name of E. Morgan camel the city and
Latt Monday Morgan left lor St. Louis.
A lot of Mr. James' clothes and an over
ccat of Mr. WiH Roberson's, who room
where Morgan did, are mysteriously
missing: and, as Morgan and the clothes
disappeared at the same time, what is
the natural inference? One of the most
despicable things is ingratitude.
Commencing Monday at the New
market Price & Dixey's gorgeous pro
duction of the Pearl of Fekin will be
seen, and continuing for three nights.
Louis Harrison will assume the leading
role and render his famous Bing Bin-
ger." There are 60 artiste with the show.
Commencing Thursday and continuing
three nights and Saturday matinee Miss
Victoria Yokes, the charming com
medienne, direct from Europe will be
seen in a great double bill "A Mere Ci
pher" and 'Hubby."
The Progressive Colored Citizens
of St Paul Meet and Form an
Perfect Harmony Prevails.
Pursuant to the call made in THE AP
PEAL a Uige number ot the progressive
Colored citizens of St. Paul met in Mar
ket Hall last Tuesday evening aud form
ed the Alro-Amencan League ot fet
Paul, Minnesota No. 1, under the plan
submitted ly T. Thomas Fortune ot
New York. The meeting was called to
order by J. Q. Adams who stated
the object of the meeting and
read the constitution uuder which
the league was to be formed. Rev.
J. M. Henderson was chosen tem
porary chairman and W. H. Davis sec
retary. Trie chairman introduced Judge
M. VV. Gibbs of Little Rock, Ark., who
made a short speech, replete with wis
dom and wholesome aivice. which was
well received. Messrs. J. F. Curtis, F.
L. MtGhee, T. 11, Lyles, F. D. Ware and
Allen Fiench, were appointed a com
mittee on peimanent organization, aud
repoited the lodowing officers: Robt
E. Anderson, president W. H. Davi^,
secietar J. W. feuntu, treasurer D. O
Cotton, teigeant-at-arms Rev. J.
Henderson, chaplain. The organizers
ol the league are among the mo.t repre
sentative class of Colored ltizens of the
cit} and the nireting was characterized
by a spirit ot bai mony, such aa has not
been witnese here before.
Thecouttnuliou was adopted as fol
lows, alter liich the meeting adiourned.
SEOTIOH 1.Any person of the age ot
eighteen ears and upwards (without re
gard to lace, co.or or sex) can become a
member ot this league by subscribing to
its constitution and by-laws, and by the
payment ot titty cents entrance tee, aud
a monthly assessment of twenty-five
SECT ON 2 The objects of this league
are to protest against taxation without
representation to secure a more equit
able distribution ol school luuds to in
sist Upon a lair and impartial trial by
judge and a jury ot peers mall causes ai
law wherein we may be a party, to re
sist by all legal and reasonable means,
mob and lynch law, whereof we are*
made the victims, and to insist upon the
arrest aud punishment of all audi of
fenders against our legal rights to resist
the tyrannical usage ol railroad and
steamboat and other corporations, and
ttie violent and insulting conduct oi
their euiyhyee in all instances wheie
we are concerned by prosecution of all
such corporations and their employees
iu State and Federal Courts to labor for
the reformation of all penal institutions
where barbarous, i ruel and unchristian
treatment of convicts is practiced aud
to assi-t healthy iu migration from ter
rrur-ndde sections to other and more
SECTIOH 3 A general tax of $1 per an
num ou all meiubei8 of tuja branch lea
gue shall be levkd and covered by the
treasurer into the treasury of the Na
tional League to carry out the objects
bttt forth in Section 2.
SUCTION 4 f he object of this league
shall be conserved bv the creation ot a
healthy public opinion, through ttie m
dmm of public meeting* and addresses,
aud by appealing to the courts of law for
ndress ol all denial ol legul uu insti
tutional rights., U.e purpose ot this lea
gue being to Sdcuie the ends desired
through peacable and lawful methods.
SECTION 5 This league is in no sense
a partieian body, and no man shall be
debarred from membership therein bt
cuuee of his political opinions.
Only a portion of the officers provided
for were elected, but the vacancies will
be filled at the next meeting which oc
currs Tuesday Nov. 19 at St. Jamc
church. E *ch member of the league
was appointed as a fomnuttee of one to
bring iu a new member, and the nexi
meeting will in all probabilitytoea verj
Do vou borrow in APPEAL, or, d.
you subscribe for and pay for a?
The blind son of Rev. Hickman was
geut to the) Faribault institution Thurs-
On Friday evening of last week Mrs
Charles Robertsgave a Hitie tea in hon
or of her guest Mrs. W. H. Freeman of
Kansas CSl*^bi^W* pleasant
~kffIlr.^Tti$KHTefafc wera Mr. andnever
Mrs. A. J. Bo". Mr. and Mm. C. 11.
Bush, Mesdames Jas. Banister, J.
waa befriended by Mr. Charles amen.J Turner, J. W. Hackernev. M. Irvin, of
MinneapQlw lfbtEUa Smith.
THE FLOUR CITY.
Minneapolis and Minncopolitans
and Their W liere-abouts
Go to Mrs. Joyce's for your meals and
Go to Altaian & Co. when you \iish to
Services at the Bethesda church to
morrow as usual.
TUB APPEAL office is now in room 4
No. 24 S. Fifth street.
You can gel TB APPEAL at A. ~H:
Watkms barber shop 254 4thVive. S.
Mr. B. F. Berrv and family have
moved to 017 Washington avenue South.
THE APPKAL is the bo'dest most pro
gressve and most enteiprisiLg news
paper of its class.
Wm. R. Moiris attorney and coun
telor at law 24 Fifth street S., call on
him for legal advice.
Mr. Fnnk Blake who has been near
death's door for the past six months is
able to be around again.
Mrs. R. J. Coleman who has been in
disposed for the past three weeks, part
of tbe time confined to bed, is better
A great benefit has been secured to
the poor bj the introduction of Dr. Bull's
Cough syrup for it now only takes 25
cenu to cure a cold.
Mrs. Mattie Hnnton succeeds Mrs.
Geo. Williams at the Glyndon House.
She io now prepared to give satisfaction
to all and ak all to call.
In ordei to makeTHB APPEAL interest
ing to vou, s^ud all matter of interest to
public and \ourbelves to us the first of
the week, it will cost nothing.
When jour frunds come on a visit to
Minneapolis drop us a card to 24 5th
street date of their arrival, how
long they will remain and our name
Tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock Rev.
J. M. Henderson of St Paul, will preach
atthebt. Pet-r M. E. church. Rev.
James, of the Kast ide will also be over
as tomoriow is Quirterly meeting and
Sacramental service in the afternoon.
On the evening the ldih of this month
Dr. Burrell of the Westminster church
of our dry will lecture at the St. Peters
A. M. E. eliurcli. Admission adults will
be 25 cents, tor children 15 cents. By
this the trustees hope to realize t\vo
hun ired dollars verv one interested in
the work Of St. Peters church society is
expected to show it by being present.
Rev. J. W. Dungee will preach a
special sermon on ."The condition
aud tieatmeut of the Colored
men in the South" The Bethesdd
church association has moved from
Fraya Hall to 507 4th street South
whore it has roomy apartments on the
first floor. It is preparing to build and
has already secured a lot on 5th street
between lOih and 11th streets South.
On last Frid evening the Social
Union of the BefctiesJa Baptist church
met at the residence of Mrs. A G. Plum
pier 5 9 orli street Smth. Rev. J. W.
Dungee presided, and after a formal
opening Liwyer Morris was called on
and rendered quite a lengthy discourse
on '/Moral Ethics" which proved bene
iieial te all present. Rev. Dtiugee aUo
took up the sitne subject after Mr.
Morris and added more interest* there
unto. Mis Drucelbt Dungee recited
1'Curfew" in a very able manner. Mr.
Morris recited a "Lightening Rjt Dis
penser." The hostess prepared a most
excellent repast for iho- present which
proved a very pleasant feature of the
The Bijou Opera House, next week
will open its doors to ieceiv a laughing
throng when the Ferguson & Mack Com
panv will present their original comedy
conceit entitled," McCarthy's Mishaps."
The pUy .is not very intricate, but it is
loaded to the muizfe with funny com
plications and absurdly comic speeches,
and it gives Fergu-tou the well-known
star, of Ferguson & Mack, an ample op
portunity to convulse his auditors and
win the heartiest commendatiou. The
play is announce las b^mg constructed
for laughing purposesonlv, aud with this
end in view seems to have met with de
tided puohc approval. The company
numbers among others, Mr. Birue Fer
gu*on, John Mtrr, Miss Lizzie Daly,
Carrie Behr aud a numbet of other*,
whose names ve lon been associated
with that of comedy.
Some months aeo the chop house on
Hennepin lumed Harris Theatre at
tempted to exclu te ir Clore ci izens
from their second class house bv say
ing that the tickets for the paraquet aud
eirule were all sold when a Color*
person attmuted to buy one. Since
that time however by Lies and promises
which are so common to the firm,
temporarly settled matters. However,
it has been said that the Grand Opera
House of which Mr. J. F. Conklin is
manager is opposed to having Colored
patrons which ike following Iroin Ur.
Coukltu will expla n. In an interview
with TUB APPKAL Mr. Conklin was asked
if the policy of his nome had ever been
such as excluie Colored people? Iu
reply he said, "I have been connected
With the Grand for eight years and have
had any reason for .not wauttnie
Colored patrons. I have never lmcf
any one to complain about having to ait
by a Colored colored person, and I have
neyer bad an occasion to ask one out of
niv house for any re^
others. 1 have alwa
dressed neatlv and acti(
gentlemen. I have kntti
five dollars for a seat
tractions for instance,
paid ten dollars for twos
have dono the same. Nc
people are just as welcoi
as any other class of
have always found Mr.
feet gentleman and one
thing he says.
5f aqd I have
te ladies and
(hem to pay
ig large at-
to my house
takhn a per-
rely on any
Will each person wbo so
for the Harvest Festival
church, please attach
basket in Saturday the|
THE FALLS CITY.
Louisville laconicsA Record of
the Happenings Among: the
Colored Residents of
Mr. C. Weeden, has been appoint
ed bv Collector Albert Scott, U. S.
Ganger at a salary of$l ,500 per year.
Weeden was born in Kentucky and was
reared and educated in Louisville. For
several years he was bookkeeper for the
C. M.E Publishing House of Bishop W.
H. Miles. He was appointed editor of
Zion's Banner by Bishop Jones of the
A. M.E. Zion Church, which publica
tion he continued seveial years, with
credit to himself and the church. He
has been a representative to the annual
conference of his chun h, tor nine rou-
Zion church, which met in New Y^rk
y 1884 Mr. Weeden was a delegate
to the Ecumenical council which met in
Baltimore, December 1881, aud deliver
ed an address on "Missions." Was a
delegate to the General Conference
which met in New Berne, N. C. May,
1888. Mr. Weedea is at present and
has been for nine years, superintendent
of Jacob Street Tabe.maile, Sunday
school, lie was a trustee aud secretary oi
the church. Mr. Weeden is well known
as a journalist, and has been connected
with the following papers: Ziomr Ban
per, "Christian Index,""IheBulletin*"
1'T.he Argus," and is at present manager
ot tbe Luunmlle office ot Tits APPEAL.
Mr. Wtedou waai*j eutpto\ed in the
postoffice as letter carrier for a uuiuber
Of ears. H* was removed from ibe
postoifice because he i dared to tell
Miss Carry titrolhei* is iu the city*
Miss Clara Lawsou is home on a visit
\o her mother.
Mhs Z^rhna Thompson is in the city
visiiing her many iueuds. 1
Bishop J. M. Brown is in the city the
guest of Mr Alex. Morris
Miss Ida May Brwat" Washington,
C.,*is in the city visiting relatives.
Mr, Robert Sherman of Qwensboro,
was in the city this week visitingfriend*.
H. Taylor the undertaker at 610
Ninth street has been in business for 23
The Reading Circle of the" Alumni is
doing nicely and should be better at,
The County Teachers' Institute was
held last week at Gieeu Street Baptist
The Ladies Sewing Circle will give
their annual entertainment Thanksgiv
Laxidor ia the at tonic and regula
tor in the market. It is recommended
for all bowel, rtomach and liver affecting,
1'iice only 25 eentaw^ J*J
The Congregational church gave a re
cepiiou in honor of the Rev. Mr. Snell,
ihe former minister, at. the residence of
the Rev. Mr. MCleIland. The affair
was quite enj jyable. Mi%&i
-Alb rt White ha* made himself con
spicuous and obnoxious by sheading a
^Inuin in the SuudaLyCommercial "Our
fjiiloreil People, Writ^n "by Albert
Whitej!' If he is a regular eeporter for
the paper and^comaaanils a salary, why
by not let tbe paper aUBdforhm writ
ings. Mr. White lias a ?/sll developed
of big head.
Chicago's Haps and Mishaps and
Items of General Interest Ga
thered by the Staff of
Remember The Independent Club's
Grand Reception November 27.
Mr. G. W. Holland ha-, removed from
2650 La Salle.
Diphtheria is bad on Dearborn and
Butterfield streets on South hide.
Ifyou want to increase your business
you must advertise in TaisAPPEAL.
You can get a soo'cl square meal at
Mrs. Eliza Jones 3614 Butrei field street.
If you wish a just, fearless and pro
gressive paper,subscribe forTHE APPEAL.
Furnished rooms to rent on reason
able terms at 288 Rush street, Mrs.
Will Basey the eldest son of Mrs. W.
T. Basey has been severely ill for the
Furnished room, suitable for a mar
ried couple for rent. Apply 3333 Dear
If you have anything to say to the
Colored people of Chicago, insert it in
You can get a home cooked meal at
W. Tweedy's 147 Third ave., for 20
cents Trv it.
You can get delicious meals for 25
cents each, at Mrs. H. Pumpfrey's 010
State street 3d flat.
Mrs. Corne ia Miller of Ricbmond,
Ky., is the guest of her father Mr. Isrorn
Ford 2715 Dearborn.
Mrs Carrie Lathom of Windsor, Out.,
is in the city the guest of her sister Mrs.
E. Chappell,402 27th.
Call on Mrs. Marv E. Bowman, 2801
Dearborn street for fashionable dress*
making Prices ieaonable.
Rev. Roval Brown, lectured at
01i\et church Tuesday night on "The
Negro Nearly 3 000 Years Ago."
Mihs Anna Bilbe of McConnelsville,
Ohio, is visiting her sifter Mrs. Emma
Taylor of 3149 Butterfield street.
If anythitig has been said or done by
the Colored people of Chicago you canLogman
g"t full particulars in THE APPEAL.
^'^t^j Me. Pope and Smith, 121 Lake St.
the General Conference^ the A. M. K.f willclean and repair your clothing and
make it aa good -as new. Give them a
You can get the best meal in the city
at Mrs. J. H. Hunter's, 201 Third ate.
Try one and you'll eat there all the
Have you tried the meals at Mr. R. K.
Jones' No. 211 Third ave. third flat? No.
Well, try them and you will not eat any
S. Camphor a member of Assembly
8286 K. of L. died last Friday. Sunday
his remains were shipped to his mother
Cigars, tobacco, fruit, stationery,
branch office Wa hington Park Laundry,
express and employment office at Brit
ton 2828 State street.
lfjyou are looking forfirstclass rooms
and meals try Mm. Luoy Brown, No.
l&o^Third ave. near Polk street. Tran
Mr. H. R Hzerhas with drawn from
tbe fiim ot Tweedy & Fizer. The busi
ness will be conducted by Mr. Tweedy
at the old staiul, 147 Third avenue.
Mrs O. Taj lor of 3431 Butterfield
street, left the city thi week,to visit her
mother in Cardington, O., thence to
Brooklyn, N. Y., to visit her lister.
Just read the advertisement of John
D.' Reynolds the crayon artist, which ap
pears in this issue ai.d t-ee what a nice
portrait \ou can get for a little money.
"No more laudanum for our babies
All mothers unite in pronouncing Dr
Bull's Babv Syrup ihe best soothing
remedy now sold. It is free from opiates.
truth as a witness in the,case ot Wm.
Patterson, the Colored jn^uwho was
l,egallv murdered-here tofctjrejTr. if
appointment is one of tbe best Collector
Scott has yet made and will give'general
satisfaction to the Colored peopled
Louisville. Mr. Weeded has shown
rare ability as a journalist, and as he is
yet a young man less than thirty. I pre
dict for him a brilliant tuture. His
mode-t demeanor, high moral worth aud
Christian chaiacier have won lor him
the highest esteem of all who know him.
C. F. ADAMS,
For RentFurnished room for mar
ried couple, or two gentlemen. Inquire
at THB APPEAL office, 325 Dearborn or
Mrs. K. A. Caldwell, 244S Dearborn 3d
Miss Dottie Morehead, formerly fore
woman for Mis. A. E. Brown, has gone
int the dressmaking hut-iness for her-
elfatSOl Thirty-second street. Former
patrons wil please call.
Herman R. Johnson called at Tine AP
PEAL office. Wednesday and stated that
he had Bishop Lenox pnt tinder $"MO
band on a peace warrant Johnson says
Lenox threatened to shoot him.
The Colored Catholic's fair has been
hel 1 all this week at Central Hall. It ia
for the bentfitof the church to build on
the lot lecentlv purcbated on the cor
ner of Thirty-fifth and Dearborn streets.
Mr. Michael Todd of 2826 Dearborn
street, was badly hurt while woiking on
the steamboat docks. The steam der
ii caught him and lifted turn np mash
ing his loins and knocking him in
The horse-shoeing firm known as
Butler & Johnson, 626 W. Madison
sticet, will hereafter be Edw. Butler.
Mr Butler has secured the services of
Wath. Gore, a practical horse shoer from
Mrs. Rebecca Elliott the celebrated
hatrculturiet Vas called out of the- city
suddenly Wednesday. Mr*. Elliott will
return to the city, and may be seen at
Mrs. Lamar's 407 Htate ftreel, on and
after next Tuesday, November U.
Charles Lenners, who lives on Frank
lin street, took a number of crayon por
traits away from He*man Loenwen
strin's picture store at No, 103 Blue Is
land avenue, and retailed them on the
West side. Ha was caught with several
of the stolen pictures in his possession,
and was held to the Criminal Court in
$600 by Justice Doyle.
Mrs. Rebecca Elliott of Cincinnati,
is stopping at at Mrs. Lamar's 497 State
street. She is in the city to meet ladies
who desire to avail themselves of her
improved system of straightening the
hair. Our representative has read many
letters from ladies of different cities she
has visited commending' her system.
See her advertisement on the fourth
THE KORAN IN AFRICA.
Dr. E. W. Blyden Delivers an
Interesting: Lecture at
On the Dark Continent.
Monday night Dr, Edwa W. Blyden,
the distinguished African scholar and
traveler, lectured on "The Koran in
Africa," and for neaily two hours he
neld his hearersspell-bound,ashe, with
easy, graceful deliveiy, spoke ot the
(wonderful influence of that book on the
natives of Africa. *.L Barnett, Esq.,
intioduced Dr. Blyden, who began by
saying that the Koran holds its votaries
uuder its own peculiar spell. All, in
every clime, regard it with a reverence
whicii no alien influence cat undermine.
"The religion it teaches," he said,
"was not quite hlty year when it
had ovenuu the wholeot North Alrica.^
A part of the wonderful influence
which this religion has tor the Atucan
over the Chnstian religion, the lecturer
Ha d, is due to the equality otvaeeg, as
taught by tlie Koran, a doctrine which
Cbi istian missionaries do not succe&iully
"There is a iapter in that sacred
book inscribed to a Negro, in which his
wisdom and piety are specially dwelt
upon and pointed out as the Uirect gilts
oi God. This is the thuiy-tirtt chapter,
emitted 'Logman' Rodw il bUposes that
is the same person whom the
Greeks, not kupwiug his real name,
have called JBsop. He is celebrated in
Arahic poetry as 'Brimful of wisdom,
black as night.'"
"Oio Moslem, whether Arab, Turk or
Indian, c*u read this chapter ot the
Kotau given according to their belie! by
direct inspiration of jod and separate
the Negio Irom participation in the
puvileges ot (I'd elect. Mohammed
uad as ids right-hand man iu the incip
ient stages ot his religion a Negio."
"Christian inlegionaries, as a rule,
kuow very little of ihe hold, intellectual
and patriotic, which Ulaiu has upon the
^egro tribes who have embraced it, or
ihey would ujtcousider the task so eaoy
to make thtm sui render a system in
which thev have borne,and still ber,Bo
important a uart, lor a sys.em intro
duced by foreigners which brings them
no social or political advantage merely
quahlying thepi tw be humble follower*
iu ah worldly and even bpinttuJ matters
of their religious guider*/ While tr
the teaching ot the Kuianand the whole
aecuiar literature of bib religion, the
Negro MutJeiu ia taught a profound salt
respect, he is nowhere encouraged to
look upon the Aiab, through whom he
received the religion,as as a 'superior
Heie Dr. Blyden switched off from
tils maUuscript and old his hearers they
ought to be tlunkiul that they weie
-You thank God,"said he, "that He
delivered an saved your raee, aud jet
many oi youfceema*huiuedotourculur
God made this black skin and wuoly
hair,aud you can't g: gel ud of intni.
I tie ainks are heie to sta aud no aiiti
klnk piocess will reihuve them. As a
race you are independent and dmiincl,
una have a IIUMUUU to perlorui. This is
a lesson you should begin to learn."
Every Moslem Negio teaches his child
to read and wine, and teaches him eveiy
uay lea una in the Koran. They become
veiceu in it, while the Christian Negtu
is comparatively ignorant. They Ire
queuity become missionaries when they
uieuiselves are unable to read.
"1 have seen that here in America
ihere are Negroes in the pulpit, who
could not re*d tLe name oi God it i
were written in letters as large as this
Thoie are about 150 000 000inhabitants
in the Sludaii," coiiuiiUed Di. BryUeu,
"aud of these 80,000.000 aie Moslem
Negroes. Tbe only ageucy to coiiliotit
this system and to break intotheir ranks
with the religiou ot Jesus Cuiisl is ihe
Once more the speaker appealed per
sonally to ins listeners. "Ttua is you.
mission. No Europeans can accoui*
plisti it. You do not see it no*, but
you will later. God reveals UU plans
gradually. At the same time you will
solve the Negro Problem in ti.is coun
try, which beg^witb the arrival of the
Monday night A large number of the
friends of bister Jane Wilson, nee ra.
Jane Allen, the blushing bride of 80,
surprised her and her groom of 40.
$2.00 PER YEAR
MULTUM IN PARVO.
New* Pertaining to the Colore*
People oft he I and oft he Pre*
and Home of the Brave.
Gathered From Everywhere.
Judy Huson has died at Milledgeville,
GaM at the age of 99 years.
Harvard had a Colored orator once
before, when Terrell of '84 was elected
by his classmates.
Last week the five-raonths-old child
o/ Julia Smith, of Memphis, cried itself
to death because it wag left alone, -v,^
and killed uncat Chisholm,. white, at
a Colored festival at Maxton, N. C.
A boxing match between Jem Smith
of England, and Jackson the Colored
champion, has been arranged to take
place in London Nov. 17.
Last week at Sidney, O., Shadrach
White, a Colored man known as Shang,
shot and instantly killed Henry Nh hols,
a white man, beeause he plagued hua.
Miss Florence A. Turner, of Fort,
Leavenworth, Kan., has been awarded
*500 damage, tor having been ejected
from a first-class coach on the N. E. &.
St. Louis railroad.
Two Colored people went to Justice
Davis' oflhe in Wheeling, W. Va a few
days since, &nd thinking that West Vir
ginia justices are endowed with the same
pdwers as those of Pennsylvania, asked
htm to marry them. The justice sent
for a clergyman, who performed tho
At a fisdi fry at Brief-Creek, I. T".,
Willis Jones lought with John Carver.
The men fought desperately tor several
moments when Jones gave Carver a
stunning blow widen laid him out.
Jones then whuptd out a huge knife,
and opening the mouth of his antagonist,
deliberately cut out a portion of his ton
gue. Jones was finally overpowered and
At Birmingham, Ala., last week Ade
line Wilnams, an aged Colored woman
from Nashville, was run over by a dum
my train on the street and instantly
killed, her body being crushed into a.
shapeless mass. She attempted to cross
the track in front ot a rapidly moving,
train, when her foot slipped, aiid she
fell under the wheels. Her daughter,
whom she visiting, was an eye-wit
ness of the accident.
Capitalists of of Latrobe, Pa., have
taken steps to put the Keystone Base
Ball club composed of Colored players,
on an equal financial and playing footing
with the celebrated Cuban Giants and
Gorhams, the crack Colored ball clubs
ot New York city. Arrangement* have
been made to have the Keystones com
pete with the clubs mentioned for the
Colored championship of the world and
play in every prominent city of the
Mose Strange tbe aged Colored man
who shines shoes at the entrance Of the
Court Hoiise at Cincinnati, was boned
for a nickel by a confidence man, who
introduced hitm-elfas an old acquaint
ance named Hey!, who ran with Moae
on the river. Mo-e went into tbe
County Treasurer's office to a dime
changed, and when he returude the al
leged Mr. Heyl had walked away with a
brand new pair of shoes of Mose, who
waa resting \m feet in earpet sHppenu
Move walked home on kis iiands.
The Atianti Constitution publiekee
statistics to show that the Colored peo
ple of Texas are prorperou*. They own
1,000,000 acres of lam), pay taxes on
$20000,000 worth of property, have 2,6011
churches, 2, 00 Sunday schools, 10 high
schools, 2,500 common cchool. 126,000
pupils, 23 docto s, 25 lawyers, 100 mer
chants, 5,000 mechanic*, 15 newopapers.
and several inventors. And still the
8 hern papersclaim that Colored men
a uoi fit to vote, and ought to have no
pirtintbe law-making of this country.
Jamea Lunken, an old Colored man of
was the recipient of a large number of ho co-operate in the movement for uer
presents and oyer #10 in money. The Ittoiial organisation.
nappy couple reside at 209 Third ave. It. T. THOJUS FOBTUSS.
WHs taking a walk
through the woods near that town about.
a week a go, when his dog, a large
briudle cur, pounced upon an enormous
hawk iu the bu-hes feasting upon a wild
pigeon. The dog seized the Hawk 1)f
tbe right wing in his teeth, and broke it.
Instantly tbe hawk showed fight. It bit
the dog about the eyes and nose,,
scratched him severely all over the body
and finally drove him off whimpering
with hia tail between his legs. .Lutikene
took a club and killed the I awk. The
bird measured seven leet froin.tip to Up
of its wings.
National Afro-American League.
New York, Nov. 1,1880.
To the Colored cit.zeus of the lepub
lic: Being convinced that the time isr
ripe for the organization of the National
Airo-American League pro|osed by me
two years ago, to successtuliy combat the
deuial of our constitutional and inherent
rights, Mid being urged to do so by
members of branch league's all over the
country, 1, with much remctauce, issue
a call to alt the branches of tbe Afro
American league, and invite all club*
and societies organized to secure die
rights denied the tace to meOt by their
rt preseutatives in national convention
at Nashville, Tumi., Wednesday, Jan.
15,18l0, for the purpose of organizing a
national Airo-American league.'thetoaeis
of representation to be three delegates
tor every 100 members constituting the
branch league, cluboi society, desiring.