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THE SAINTLY CITY.
St Panl MelangeThe Occurren
cesof tbe Fast Week in the
Capital of Minnesota.
Will be the
St. Peter Claver Sodality
At Gretin Hall Monday April 7.
Mr. J. D. Reed of Chicago was in the
Ten -cents admission to the. lecture
next Thursday night.
-?-*Meals at all hours at the new Del
monico No. 84 E 5th street.
Mrs E, J. Williams 438 University
street is seriously indisposed.
Be sure to go to hear Prof. Morris
Thursday night, only ten cents.
Mrs. M. J. Leavitt has moved from
484 Mississippi to 675 Pine street.
Lecture on Phrenology at Pilgrim
Baptist Church next Thursday night,
First class rooms and meals may be
obtained at Mrs. Lottie Roache's No. 41
E. Sixth street.
THB APPEAL is the boldest most pro
gressive and most enterprising news
paper of its class.
Lent ends tomorrow and the imposed
restraints will now be thrown off until
Lent comes again.
FOR SALE.A brand new silver valve
Lyon & Healy cornet. Apply at the of-'
fice of THE APPEAL.
Items of news for THE APPEAL may be
left at Columbus Waldon's barber shop
No. 106 East Fifth street.
The orchestra at the St. Peter Claver
Sodality entertainment Monday April 7
will consist of ten performers.
Easter Monday April 7th. is the date
for the grand entertainment bv St Peter
Claver Sodality at Cretin Hall.
There are some choice furnished
rooms for rent at Mrs* Emma Glovers,
corner of Sixth and Robert streets.
Front seats at the Phrenological Lec
ture at Pilgrim Baptist Church next
Tuesday evening reserved for ladies.
Capt. W. C. Hawkins formerly of the
St. Paul fire department but now a resi
dent of Duluth was in the city Thurs
Mrs. F. M. Williams.'Mrs. George
Hunton and Mr. C. A. Mason will assist
the choir of St. James church Easter
Any one wishing to take a partnership
in a flourishing restaurant will please
.call at tbe office of THE APPEAL and learn
Mrs. F. M. Williams enroute to Helena
from Canada arrived in the city last &at-
urdry and is the guest of Mrs. A. Cotton
W. 3d street.
The iour-months-old child of Mrs.
James Ward of University street was
buried last Sunday Rev. J. M. Hender
Mrs. A. M. Dayman and her troupe of
fifteen Jubilee Singers from Minneapolis
will be one of the features at Cretin
Hall Monday April 7.
Maggie Mitchell will appear at the
Newmarket next week as follows: Thurs
day, Ray: Friday, Fanehon Saturday.
Little Barefoot: Saturday, Matinee,
Visitors to this city will find it totheii
advantage to obtain accommodations ai
nhe "Little Ryp.n," corner of Sixth and
Robert, Mrs. Emma Glover, proprietor.
Terms very reasonable.
Mars Lodge, G. U. 0. of 0. F.,is
making great preparations for a grand
entertainment on May Day, assisted by
the Household of Ruth, It is the inten
tion te excell all other efforts.
St. Peter Claver's Catholic church
Market sireet opposite Rice Park. Mass
at 10:30 A. M. Sundays. Sunday school
at 12:00 M. Instructions at 7:30 P. M.
Rev. Father Harrison, Pastor.
Mr. W. A. Hazel manager for Brown
A Hayward, stained glass works, who
formerly lived in Minneapolis has
moved his family to the Saintly City
and now resides at 821 Burr street.
Business at the Olympic during this
week has been up to the usual standard
and the show has been good. For tbe
next week M'lle Bertha's "Majestic
Constellatian', a superb novelty com
pany. A grand spectacular first part,
entitled, "Evening Chimes," written
especially for this company. A brilliant
olio of the latest novelies and the. funny
comedy-drama. "A Game of Cards"
introducing a great cast of characters.IS
Mrs. Hilyard who died so suddenly
was expecting to get up yesterday from
child bed and was apparently getting on
nicely, but about 12:30 Thursday night
rheumatism of the heart set in at 9:30
Friday morning she pissed away. Tbe
two attending physicians did all in their
power to save her but she was beyond
human aid. Her loss will be deeply de
plored by her many friends here and
else where as she was widely known
and highly respected. The young hus
band who is this suddenly bereft of his
help mate is heart broken, and will now
have the entire care of MB little girl Sa
die and his newly born son. Mr. Hily
ard is the son of Mr. J. K. Hilyard and
is a highly esteemed member of tbe
community which with THE APPEAL ex
tends sympathy inhiB hour of trouble.
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The features of the grand entertain
ment at Cretin Hall, Easter-Monday
April 7, given under the auspices of St.
Peter Claver Sodality are as follows:
Orchestra, ten performers.
Mrs. A. M. Dayman with fifteen
Jubilee Singers of Minneapolis.
Mrs. Gertie Anderson, of Minneapo
Mrs. F. K. Heirzman, soloist.
Mr. Charles Bush, soloist.
Mr. Claude Jackson, soloist.
Messrs. Shea and Ellis, the best local
vocalists in St. Paul.
Mr. M. Smith, cornetist.
Mr. Fred Douglass, soloist.
There will also be many other Inter
esting features that have not been settled
upon at this time.
REV. R. KNIGHT.
A Short Sketch of the Life and
Services of the Presiding El
der of the Chicago District
A. M. E Church.
The subject of this sketch was born in
Vincennes, Ind., in 1841. His mother's
maiden name was Eliza Birch and his
father's Aaron H. Knight. He received
his education in his native state,
being a pupil of Ezekiel Williams,
Jefferson Anderson, Prof's. Porter
and Gibson respectively. He was
converted and joined the church
in 1864, under the spiritual labors of the
late Rev. William Jackson and wife, and
received his first theological instruction
from Rev. Levi Bass, now deceased.
Joining tlte traveling connection of the
A. M. E. church in the city of Spring
field, III., he las served successfully the
following charges: Metropolis, 111., one
year Mattoon, 111., two vears Daven
port, Iowa.'cvi'e year Alton. 111., two
years Mount Pleasant, Iowa, one year
Carbondale, II'., one year Springfield,
III., one year Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one
year St. Paul, Minn., four years St.
Stephens, Chicago, three years and is
at present filling the position of Presid
ing Elder of the First Presiding Elder
District of the Iowa Annual Conference.
He was ordained Deacon by tbe-late
William Paul Quinn, Bishop of the Indi
ana Conference which met at Chicago in
1871 and was ordained Elder by Bishop
A. W. Wayman, at Keokuk, in 1S73.
He has served two years as District Book
Steward of tbe Iowa Annual Conference
and has served four terms as secretary
and assistant secretary of his conference
and was elected delegate to the last
General Conference and served his con
stituency in that body with much honor.
Preachesin Hi Sl.-ep.
"Major" Perry, an illiterate and
ignorant Edgefield Coantv, S. Col
ored man, who while in what appears
to be a trance preaches learned and elo
quent sermons, is attracting a great deal
of attention in Columbia. Perry goes to
bed and lies outstretched iiiYull view of
he audience and goes to sleep. After a
few moments of apparently sound slum
ber, bis muscles begin to twitch, his
limbs to contract and his whole body
becomes contorted. This spasm soon
passes off and then he begins to preach.
He takes his text from the Bible, naming
book, chapter and verse, all the time
lying flat on his back with his eyes shut.
For half an hour or more he preaches an
excellent sermon, using strictly gramati
cal language. At the conclusion of the
sermon he sings a hymn to an old air,
but the words of it entirely new and of
Ms own composition then comes a
prayer and he dismisses the congrega
tion. This unconscious preaching goes
on every night, no matter where Perry
may be, whether before an audience or
not, except Friday nights, when he is
George Murray, a Colored man of
Baltimore, Md.t is one hundred and
fifteen years of age. He walks about and
is in possesion of his faculties The
most remarkable thing about him is
that he never saw George Washington.
fe, -fiiSiei 4*~
Watkins barber shop 254 4th ave. S.
Mrs. Brown of St. .Louis. Mo.," is in
the city visiting relatives at 712 Western
Mrs. Hunton keeps the only first class
boarding house in the citv at 219 Third
Wm. K. Morris attorney and, coun
selor at law, 24 Fifth stieet S., call on
him for le^al advice.
Maggie Mitchell, the popular Ameri
can actress will apppar at the Grand
Ooera House next week.
Jier. F. Lomack was arrested on
TliK jiay for misconduct at the Zion
Baptist church on Wednesday evening.
Don't forget next Wednesday evening
SIXTH YEAR SAINT PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., SATURDAY, APRIL 5,1890.
THE FLOUR CITY.
Minneapolis and Minneopolitans
und Their W here-aboute
Mrs. N. Akers is on tbe sick list.
Mrs. Geo. Bolden is still quite ill.
For nice steaks, chops, etc., go to
Go to Alfinan & Co. when you wish to
Services at the Bethesda church to
.morrow as usual.
TUB. APPEAL office is now in room 4
-No. 24 S. Fifth wtreet.,t,^^s.^-i- *^JA
Mrs. H. T. Middleton has been quite
ill but is much better.
Services at the St. James A. M. E.
church tomorrow as usual.
Miss Mittie Buone is convalescent
after several weeka illness.
For the finest 25 cent meal in the city
go to Johnson's 509 4th street S.
Go to Johnson's restaurant for your
dinners 509 Fourth street South.
You can get THE APPEAL at A. H.
the grand benefit for Rev. R. H.
Williamson, at the St.-Peters A. M. E.
Let the Afro-Americans of Minnesota
form themselves into subordinate ea-
uesj30 that by June they can unite and
form a State League.
Mrs Rosa of Sault Ste. Marie, Canada,
has been in the city for several weeks
visiting her daughter Mrs. Tiieadore
Rice of 213 2d avenue North.
In order to make THE APPEAL interest
ing to you, neud all matter of interest t*i
public "and yourselves to us the first ol
the week, it will cost you notning.
Mr. Owens of Milwaukee attended
the St. Peter A. M. E. church Sunday
evening and gave a very interesting ac
count Of the church work at his home.
Mr. J. B. Turner who is taking sub
scription for the famous book The Black
Phalanx, will be in our city next week
and will call upon the citizens. The
book is one which every Afro-American
The Little Gleaners Society of St.
Peters A. M. E. church, meets regularly
every Saturday afternoon at the resi
dence of Miss Maggie Freeman 1819 5th
avenue South. The Little Gleaners are
a number of little girls organized and
taught by Miss Freeman to sew and do
other work, at which they have been
very successful and will open a bazaar
in the near future for the benefit of the
church. Miss Freeman and her sister
Miss Eliza, are both valuable members
of the church.
Easter services. Love Feast Quarterly
meeting will be held at the St. Peters
A. M. E. church tomorrow. Love Feast
will take place at 9 o'clock A. M.
Preaching by Rey. Williamson at 10:30
A, M. on the "Resurrection of Christ."
Easter services and Sabbath school at 2
P. M. Rev. J. M. Henderson of St Paul
will preach at 3 P. M. The administra
tion of the Lord's supper will take place
at 4 P. M. Rev. R. Knight Presiding
Elder will officiate. Services in the
morning as usual.
Mrs. R. J. Coleman after many months
of most valuable service to the choir of
the St. Peters A. M. E. church has re
signed as organist. For a while it looked
as if the choir could not survive after its
backbone and leader had been taken
from it, but on last Sunday evening a
full choir was present and rendered fair
music. Miss Josie Williamson presided
at the organ. Mr. Wm. R. Morris will
now take charge of the choir and with
his proficiency in music the church is
assured excellent music.
"A Hole in the Ground" begins a week
at the Bijou next Sunday right, the fol
lowing is from the New York Dramatic
News, Sep. 25, 1889. When this play
was presented in the latter city, "Hoyt's
famous skit, 'A Hole in the Ground,'
attracted a large house at the Bijou. It
has been improved since last seen in tbe
city. As the restaurant-girl, Katie Hart
was fascinating in song and dances.
Frank Lawton was amusing as ever as
the station agent Charles H. Clarke
was quaintly funny as the Stranger.
Alice Evans was pretty, and engaging as
the telegraph girl." "A hole in the
Ground" will remain at the Bijou for
two weeks^fJ^ K||^i Ki4^
On Monday evening a large number
of the friends and members of the St.
Peters A. M. E. church met at the
church and laid plans for a grand ^fair to
be opened April 21st, in Harmonia hail.
Messrs, E. A. Mitchell, J. L. Neal, R. C.
Marshall, Rev. Williamson and others
spoke very encouraging abont tbe
church work. Messrs Neal, Marshall.
Carter aibt|jpaunder have been bearing
the burden^of the church, some of them
even gohig so far as to give their per
sonal riofeif'fpr the debt, for along time
and are^Mjng that victory is sure.
On We|ne^day evening April.9th, an
old fashioned Pink Tea social will be
given at||tl$t. Peters A.M. E. church
for the bfnefit of the pastor Rev. R. H.
Williamslp^ Manv attractions will be
presentedfr^imong which the masked
spelling j^tfttoh will evidently take the
lead. Til^elaare being sold vepy fast.
A prize ofibne dozen Phtogruphs of the
famous M^le^b'and will be given the
one selliugtae* most tickets. The sec
ond pnzefof*TuB APPEAL for one year
will be gi
one selling the next
iWrv large number of
taken out and are dis-
THE FAILS CITY.
Louisville iJaconicsA Record of
the Happenings Among the
Colored Residents of
The terrible cyclone which visited
this city Thursday night of last week
bringing death to over one hundred per
sons, and more or less injuring as many
more besides distroying property to the
RUINS OP ODU FELLOWS HALL.
amount of $2,500,000 was no lespecter
of persons. Rich and poor black and
white alike fell before its awful swoop.
The greatest loss to the Colored people
was by the destruction of Odd Fellows
Hall at the corner of 13th and Walnut
Adam Lodge wi|8 in session when the
tornado struck the building and eight
men were injured. That they escaped
alive from the tumbling structure was
little less than marvelous, as the build
ing was completely wrecked, the two
top rtories being bjown^entirely down.
WRECKED UNION DEPOT.
The peculiar freaks that the howling de
mon took with this edifice attracted a
great deal of attention and much won
der was- expressed that it was possible
for the wind to commit such havoc.
Several large circular \holes were blown
through the brick walls. The destruc
tion of this building is particulary un
fortunate to the Odd Fellows who pur
chased it some six years a for $15,000
It will be almost a complete loss to the
owners. Twelfth Street A.M. E. Zion
church ws damaged to the extent of
MA1N STKEET, LOOKING WEST PROM EIGHTH.
$5,000. James Smith lived with his wife
and seven children in Congress alley,
adjoining the rear of the fated Falls City
Hall. When the tornado came with all
its fury his little housewent down be
neath the mass of brick and timbers.
Smith's:dead toddy was recovered Friday
afternoon, horribly mutilated, and four
of his children5
were taken out more
dead than alive. His wife and three of
his children perished. -Moody Davis a
Colored boy was' killed while crossing
the street at 13th and Walnut. The in-
i-%, A WRECKED CHURCH
jured among the Colored people are as
follows: Mrs. Lucy Churchill 1221 W.
Green street, arm broken Oscar Bell,
Charitv Clemens^ George Drain, spine
injured William Jenkins, back broken
William Lindsay, internal Royal
Moody, Annie Moody, Susie Moody,
Nick Newman, one eye lost, head in
jured, Mrs. Kittie Trotter, arms and
legs broken James Lyons, .-r
The proseJty losses were as follows:
Lucretia Morris, 'two story brick house,
40 Eleventh street, loss $2,500.
Peter Galloway, boose 1619 Magazine,
Richard Sweeney 1621 Magazine, losvs
THE GARDEN CITY.
Chicago's Haps and Mishaps and
Items of General Interest Ga
thered by the Staff of
The World's Fair
In Chicago, 1893
Ice cream at Walters' 2S22 State
Try Walters' meals at 2822 State.
The young people like to patronize
Walters' 2822 State.
Mrs. Mamie E. Williams has returned
from her trip to Wheaton.
Rev.E. L. Scruggs is quifePsk*'%flr'f
the grip at 3127 Butterfield.
Everything served in first class style
at Walters' 2822 State street.
If you want to increase yonr business
you must advertise in HI APPEAL.
If you wish a just, fearless and pro
gressive paper,sttbscribs for THB APPBAL.
Mr, Allen Hawlev of 412 33d street
has been quite sick with cold and rheu
Furnished rooms to rent on reason
able terms at 288 Rush street, Mrs.
If you have anything to saytothe
Colored people of Chicago, insert it in
After church Sunday evening stop at
Walters' 2822 State street, and treat your
girl to ice cream.
Miss Leatta Harper 3230 Dearborn
street is visiting Rev. Alexander Waters
in New York city.
Mrs. L. A. Cole of 2701 Dearborn has
gone to New York where she will re
main with relatives.
Walters, caterer, 2822 State street will
take charge of your parties and serve
them in first class style.
Mrs. Emma Johnson, 202 Austin aven
ue died last week of Typhoid Pneumo
nia. She leaves a young baby boy.
Messrs. Pope and Smith, 121 Lake St.
will clean and repair your clothing and
make it as good as new. Give them a
You can get the best meal in the city
at Mrs. J. H. Hunter's, 201 Third a\e.
Try one and you'll eat there all the
Furnished room for one or two gents
with closet and bath. Terms reasonnble
Mrs. F. A. Williams, 3112 La 'Salle
Nicely furnished rooms, hot and cold
water, good clean beds, for gentlemen
only, at Mrs. Johnson's 472 State street
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
Two furnished or unfurnished rooms
for rent to man and wife or two single
gentlemen. Mrs. Pumpfrey 510 State
street, 2d flat.
Mrs. Nelson Williams of Milwaukee
who has been the guest of Mrs. Ada B.
Ward 5705 Butterfield street has re
turned to her home.
if you are looking for first class rooms
and meals try Mrs. Lucy Brown, Ne.
155$ Third ave. near Polk street. Tran
Miss Annie Harper and Mrs. Lucy
Powell 1707 Dearborn street left Thurs
day for a two weeks visit to Mrs. C. L.
Johnson in Detroit, Mich.
Rev. J. E. Ford of Beloit College,
formerly of this city, will visit Elgin
next Sunday on missionary work for the
Wood River 8. S. Convention.
Young man save your money and buy
a home. The money you waste on
cigars, liquor and other frivolities, if
saved, will make you comfortable in old
Preaching at Grace Presbyterian
Church, 3233 State street, every Sunday
at 11 A. H. and 7:45 p. M. sharp. Sunday
school at 12:15 p. m. All are cordial'ly
invited to all the services. Pastor, Rev.
Moses Jackson, 3433 Butterfield street.
The large congregation who listened
to the interesting essays, readings and
sweet music, at the review services of
Quinn Chapel Sunday school last Sunday
night were greatly pleased with the
character of the exercises and the pro
ficiency evinced by tbe pupils.
The United Christians' Directory,
containing the names and residences of
the members and friends of the 13 Col
ored churches of Chicago, together with
valuable general information. Our ob
ject is ts seek lost friends and locate
members of churches. Price 25 cents,
200agents wanted in and out of Chicago.
Geo. Washington, 150 Dearborn.
The cosy little parlor of Mrs. Anna
Baker 6029 Morgan street, was the scene
of much pleasure on Monday evening
March 31st, by the merry members of
the Acme Social Club. Music and song
was the order of the evening. And
justice being done to the inner man, at
the wee small hours all took their de
parture saying that it was good to toe
AH persons and societies owing me for
subscriptions and advertisements in the
Conservator prior to March 10,1887,
who will pay at my office 279 Clark
street. Room 6, before June 1. I will
discount fifty cents on tbe dollar. All
unable to pay inform me and I will can
cel. I desire to close my books of these
accounts. I will publish list of all who
do not comply with above.
litlH ALBXANBKB CLABK.
SO WILL YOU.
The dancing school of the Ideal Socjals
is now in perfect running order again.
It is held every Tuesday evening at Cen
tral Hall corner of Wabash avenue and
22d street. Instruction in the art of
dancing will be given by a competent
teacher. Those who wish to learn
should come early as the lesson is given
first after which come the regular dances.
The course will continue until May.
Harry Patton tried to stab Mary Best
at No. 90 South Jefferson street, Sunday
night, but she escaped through a win
dow. When Officer Tighe, of the Des
plaines Street Station, endeavored to
arrest him Patton made a lunge at the
officer and tried to cut him with his
knife. He was finally disarmed at the
point of a revolver and locked up at the
station. '.-Justice White fined Patton
CHARLES R. PURVIS.
Washington's Great Afro-Amer
ican PhysicianAn Interest
ing Sketch of his life.
A Credit to Hi People.
Dr. Purvis of Washington D. C. was
bom in Philadelphia and has no slave
blood in him. His father moved from
Philadelphia when he was about two
years old, to a country place called By
berry in Philadelphia county. He de
voted his time to farming. This occu
pation was followed until he was quite a
young man, the neighborhood being a
pleasant one. His educational advan-
tases were not very favorable but were
about as usual among farmer sons.
He derived some advantage from the
Quaker's schools. In 1860 he went to
Oberlin where he stayed two years,
evincing great mental ability. In 1863,
he entered Western Reserve Medical
College at Cleveland, Ohio, graduating
in 1865. Two months after he was of
fered a position in the army as acting
assistant surgeon, with rank of first lieu
tenant, which he accepted and was as
signed to the District of Columbia$ He
held this place two years when he was
appointed assistant surgeon in thel
Freedraan's Hospital. Dr. Purvis was
elected professor of materea raedica and
medical jurisprudence in Howard Uni
versity in 1868, which be held five years
when he was called to the ehair of obs
tetrics and at the same time elected sec
retary of the medical faculty, which,
position he now holds. This is the lar
gest and most thoroughly equipped col
lege in the capital of the nation and the
the majority of the students are white.
In 1882 Dr. Purvis was appointed sur
geon in charge of the Freedman's Hos
pital, which place he now holds. Since
he has been in charge of the hospital it
has grown very much and improved in
everyway. Dr. Purvis ranks among the
first physicians of toe country. He is
tbe only Colored surgeon in charge of a
Hospital of any kind in this country.
Normal College Dormitory.
The Dormitory of the Branch Normal
college is situated in Pine Bluff near the
western terminus of Wiley Jones' street
railway upon the beautiful 20 acre tract
of ground which forms the college
campus. It is a beautiful brick
building, two and a half stories in
height and contains 17 rooms, with par
lor, dining room, laundry,, pantries,
storerooms, and all other necessary con
veniences. The grounds were, during
the present year, handsomely graded,
drained and cleared, and present a
handsome appearance. This dormitory
is appropriated to tbe use of female stu
dents, and it is expected that another
will in a short time be erected for the
use of males. The female students are
under tbe special care of Prof. J. C. Cer
bin who with-bis family resides in the
T* %S 4%r /*s
/People are usually anxious to hare a
little enjovment after undergoing the 40
dy of deprivation from the usual
harmless amusments during Lent so
the St. Peter Clavers Sodality will sup
ply something of that sort at Cretin Hall
on Easter-Moday April 7. -Ski
A UTTLB "AD" IN NOW AND THEN,
ABOUT WHAT K'RB YOU DEAL.
TWILL DOUBLY PAY, IN THB E.VD,
I INSERTED IN THB APPEAL!
$2.00 PER YEAR.
News Gleanings From t&e Capitol
City of ThU Great and
Items of General Interes
Pursuant to a call of the faculty of
Howard University about 50 distjrfguish
ed educators of Colored yuuUH of this
country met here in convention on
March 25th. A very interesting three
days session was held in which was dis
played a more thH ordinary amount of
intellectuality. Very excellent papers
were read bv Miss Moten,
Prof. W. G. Pears, of Jefferson City. Mo.,
and Dr. Rankins President of Howard*
University. A permanent organization
was formed entitled National onfer
euce of Educators of Cqlored Youths,
with Prof. J. M. Gregory Ohio as
President. An address was issued to
the public advocating government aid to
education, asking aid from the wealthy
and philanthropic in endowing Colored
institutions of learning and urging all
teacheas to assist in creating a healthy
public sentiment in lavor of education
of Colored youths. The Conference
now has upwards of 150 members. The
The next annual session from present
indications will be held in Atlanta, Ga.
In last week's issue of the Wilmington
Messenger, of North Carolina, two col
umns are devoted to an unfavorable
discussion of T. Thomas Fortune of New
York. It contains the following sugges
tive information: "The whites in the
South are closely attending to their do
mestic affairs, but they have their eyes
fixed also on Congress. Wnile meditat
ing no wrong of any kind to either the
North, or the Negroes, or tbe Govern
ment, but standing for peace and loyalty
to the laws and the Constitution they
are resolved as one man that the great
destines o. their beautiful country shall
not be entrusted to an inferior and semi
civilized race." That is plain but era
pbatic talk. It indicates that they are
going to solve this problem, but hov\T
The remaining three contested elec
tion cases in which the Colored man is
directly interested have had a hearing
before the Election Committee of the
House. Indications point to the seating
of Langston and Miller, but Hill of Mis
sissippi will probably not be seated.
Ex-President Hayesand Geo. W. Cable
will issue a call for a convention to meet
in New York in June to discuss the
Negro problem, educational and other
wise. This is indeed an age of words.
Mr. Lewis G. Clark, the alleged orig
inal "George Haaris" of "Uncle Tom's
Cabin" is in the city engaged on a liter
ary work of reminiscences and race his
tory which he will shortly issue. His
residence is in Lexington, Ky.
Miss Anna Savoy a talented young
Colored lady of this city has just com
pleted an entertaining opera entitled
Noble Revenge wtvuh will be presented
at St. Augustine church on tbe 7th and
8th inst. Local talent will assist in its
J. Milton Turner the flexible and
reversible politician has succeeded in,
establishing his right to the residue of
the fees in the Cherokee Freedmeria
claim. He received $7,500 of this attor
ney fee last year. The remaining $7,5C|0
will be paid before the end of this fiscal
The Colored citizens of Washington,
in part, will celebrate the 16th of April
with music and a mammoth parade. It
is the 28th anniversary of the emanci
pation of the felaves in the District.
Mrs. E. G. Cole has been quite sick.:
Helena is to have a new goverment
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gaining ground here
Julias Anderson will soon move in his
James,Mack was elected President pf
tbe Republican Club.
The Lyceum will give another muw
cal entertainment soon.
Policeman Minnis who was so badly
burned is again on duty.
Mrs. Woodock who has been quite
sick is again able to be about. .f,
Mr. Brooks of the F. Shaw Band has
joined Prof. E. G, CoVs Band.
Prof. Cole and William Woodcock
have made quite a strike in their mine.
Chiming wedding bells will soon tell pf
three marriages if Dame Rumor may be
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Eureka Club rooms.
Little Jimmy Robinson has mysteri
ously disappeared. When last heard of
he hoarded a train for Wyoming.
Hotel Helena is doing the bustness of
the city and the "boys" have to get
there in great shape. Those Sunday
dinners make them hustle. '*"t
The new boarding house Eo: 19 Sduth
Jackson street, Miss Almira Kelly -pro
prietor is strictly first class and dotng
good business. Strangers in the city
will always find good accomodations
Hotel Broad waiter will soon open
again and the winder now is, who wrilbe
tbe head waiter? W. H. Adams seems to
be the dark horse though Henry ^fflk
lisms is coming very fast.