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Tell us not in mournful numbers,
Advertising does not pay
Try one in THE APPEAL columns,
And no more suc thing 3 ou'llgay.
THE SAINTLY CITY.
St Paul MelangeThe Occurren
ces of tbe Past Week in the
Capital of Minnesota.
Go to Masonic
Hall next Monday
"Gad's Band"Monday e\ening
Look out for the K. T. entertainment
Thursday June 5th.
Meals at all hours at the
monico No. 84 E 5th street.
Rember the entertainment by
Barifcy* next Monday night.
Do you borrow THK APPEAL, or, do
you subscribe for and pay for it?
Cap. W. C. Hawkins and Mr. Tom
Phillips left for Chicago last Sunday.
Instruction on the piano given by W.
A. Weir 434 St Anthony Ave. Terms
It is generally conceeded that O. O.
Cullen will be elected president of the
Mr. Bruce Brvant is very ill at the
residence of Mr. Nelson Russell, 299
Don't fail to go to Masonic Hall next
Monday night and witness the entertain
ment bv "Gad's Band."
Mrs. Lulu Poteete, of Omaha, Neb.,
is the city the guest of Mrs. Maggie
Thompson No. 896 Rice street.
Mrs. Mary Mink has moved from No.
58 E. Sixth street to the Herzog Flats,
S. W. Cor St. Peter and Fourth streets.
Mrs. J. B. Johnson left Thursday for
Logansoort, Ind., thence to the "blue
grass region" of Kentucky, to spend the
Mr. Austin Gordon formerly of Co. D.
25th, U. S. Infty stationed at Fork Cus
ter, Mon., is in the city a guest at the
The Republican state central commit
tee has issued the official call for the
state convention on July 24 at 1J A. M.
the total number of delegate will be 459.
The gallant Sir Knights Samuel Bur
nett and James Woodfork are making
things hum in their preparations for the
grand K. T. entertainment on Thursday
Mr. Joseph M. Grisom, of River Falls,
Wis was in the city Monday. He had
not been here for ten years and was
very much surprised at the wonderful
growth of the city.
Messrs. Frank Roberson and Chas.
James left last week for Chicago they
returned Wednesday. Mr. Will Rober
son accompanied them to Chicago and
then went on to Muncie, Ind.
On to-morrow at 3 p. Mrs. Nora
Moore, Mamie Rolland and Mamie
Henderson of the West Side A. M. E.
Mission will bp baptized by Rev. J. M.
Henderson at Pilgrim Baptist church.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Plum, of Cin
cinnati, Ohio, arrived in the city Tues
day for the purpose of making their fu
ture home here. For the present they
are guests of Mrs. C. H. Webb, No. 495
Ida Streihoff, the seventeen-year-old
girl who eloped last week with a Colored
barber norned John L. Adams, of Min
neapolis, returned to St. Paul with her
husband Sunday. Mrs. Streihoff, the
girls mother, has become reconciled to
the marriage, and will go to Omaha to
reside with her son-in-law.
St. Phillips Literary Society will meet,
at the residence of Mrs. C. H. Webb,
495 Fuller street next Wednesday even
ing Ma 28. The following program will
be presented. Piano solo, Miss Lulu
Griswold reading, Miss Lulu Mayo
recitation, Mr. Willie Francis solo, Mrs.
J. K. Hilya.d oration, Mr. R. F. Hun
ton reading, Mrs. R. C. Howard sing
Lawyer F. L. McGhee succeeded in
procuring a divorce for Mrs. Annie
Lockrey Smith, from her husband
Joseph Smith, in. the Distiict court last
Saturday. Mrs. Smith at once invited
her counsel to attend her wedding which
takes place to-day, Mr. John Smith
being the happy man. The parties are
white, next in order will be some Afro
The soiree by the Oriole Club Mon
day night proved to be one of the most
enjoyable affairs of the season despite
the unqualified rumors which were
noised around the city. Minneapolis
had a large representation present and
every thing went merry as a marriage
bell until early morn. The member8
may feel just gratified at their success in
their inaugural entertainment.
The regular dramatic season at the
new Olympic Theatre closes to-morrow.
The season has been a prfitable one to
the proprietor and the public has been
highly pleased. This is due in no small
measure to the indefatigible exertions
and judicious management of tbe popu
lar Billy Wells, and as a compliment to
him, proprietor Conley has tendered
him a grand benefit which will take
place Sunday evening June 1st. Every
body will be there.
Any one interested in the sick-benefit,
funeral-aid, and death benefieiary asso
ciations of the United States can help
make the statistics of their organizations
for the forth-coming census more com
plete and disseminate the knowledge of
the good work they are doing by send
ing the names of such societies as they
may know of, and tbe address of their
principal officers, to Mr. Charles A, Jen
ney, Special Agent of the Eleventh Cen
sus, 58 William street, New York City.
Next week at the Newmarket will be
strDng in genuine attractions. Begin
ning tomorrow, Sunday night the
"Queen of Comedinnes" Miss Nellie
McHeury will appear for four nights in
her new melo drama "Lady Peggy."
The plot is strong incomedy and sensa
tino and also affords the sprightly actress
an opportunity to display her most excel
lent singing and dancing. The play will
draw crowded houses.
Hallen and Hart begin an engage
ment Thursday evening presenting the
furiously funny farce comedy "Later
On." The play is brimful of music,
singing, dancing and fun and runs for
three nights. 1
St. Paul, Churches and Matters
Pertaining: to the Spiritual
Progress of Their
Pastors and People.
PILGRIM BAPTIST CHUKCH.
One said Love those who humble and
contradict you, for they are more useful
to your perfection than those who flat
ter you. This is what the truth will do.
Clear away the mists and give us the
clear shining after rain. The pastor de
spite his impaired physical condition,
gave us two sermons ol power, fresh
from the Spiritual fount. Our present
method of singing is meeting with the
approbation of all, and we expect to con
tinue it through the summer, solos'and
duetts will interspersed. Come and
hear the report from the state Sunday
School convention, by our delegate Mrs.
J. W. Smith.
Sunday services asusua1,
ject: "How shall we Harmonize Love,
Neighbor and Sell?"
Deacons meeting Tuesday night, Wed
nesday Bible Study, Friday prayer and
business meeting. We must come to
this last meeting to get ready for the
Association and look about for other
matters of importance.
Rev. R. Taylor has been granted per
to baptize in our pool Sunday at 6 p. M.
The question has been asked. Does
Pilgrim church appreciate the services
rendered by its present pastor? We
will leave this for its membeistoanswer.
Rev. L. C. Sheafe expects to change
his place of residence about the 1st of
June, to 503 St. Anthony avenue.
Tho Association to which we belong
meets with the Calvaiy Baptist church
ot Minneapolis, June 2b. We must get
into line for it.
ST. JAMES A. E CHURCH.
Sunday was a glorious day to us all.
God was with his people and blessed
them. Theie were a large number who
remained to the class-meeting. It is
joyous to hear christians say, "I know
that I am God's child." To have such
an experience to live with is to be happv
but better still, as we come down to die
it is glorious to be able to say in the face
of death, "I know that Jesus is my re
deemer." It was with this glad knowl
edge that the Rev. W. C. Treyan ap
proached the grave, and back from the
gathering shadows he called to his weep
ing friends telling them that all is well
with his soul, For over thirty years he
has preached salvation through faith in
Jesus, and in the hour and article -of
death he found that he had built his
house upon the rock. Thus our fathers
go to sleep, trusting in the Savior. How
glorious to think that tbey s'mll rise
again. We may have crosses and tr als
here below, but one moment in glory
will make up for them all. Let us follow
on, "This is the path our fathers trod."
Tliere is now a chain of A. M. E.
churches from St. Paul to Portland, Ore.
This is what grows out of the grand
work done by Rev. S. B, Jones, as angive
hvoible servant of God, at Helena.
There are always a few citizens who will
take ahold to help the race, ambit is
due to the aid of such noble persons that
churches are built up under God.
The statistics quoted in tbe sermon
last Sabbath night were taken from the
Budget, Rev. Debaptist's report, and the
To-morruw night there will be a
"Memorial Service" held to the memory
of the late Rev. W. C. Trevan, our
former presiding Elder. The Revs.
Williamson and James have been invited
to be present. The choir which is stead
ily improving, will render a special
musical service appropriate to the oc
casion. All are invited.
I have lately made the acquaintance
of over one hundred strangers.
J. M. HENDERSON, Pastor.
Mr. EditorWe Congratulate Mrs.
Charles Roberts upon her wonderful
Buccess with the "Liliputian Wedding
She deserves the highest credit and
thanks from the mothers for bringing
their children out so grandly. We hope
she will bring them before the public
soon. T. M. L. (75)
Robert Teamon, reporter of the Bos
ton Globe, was unanimously elected a
member of the Boston Press club.
is probably the first Colored man ever
elected to an incorporated white man's
club in Boston.
If yon want to increase your business
70a must advertise in InArmin
THE FLOUR CITY.
Minneapolis and Minneopolitans
and Their Where-abouts
steaks, chops, etc., go to
b~*4*t i jt
Services at the Bethesda church to
morrow as usual.
Services at the St. James A. M. E.
church tomorrow as usual.
For the finest 25 cent meal in the city
go to Johnson's 509 4th street ST
Go to Johnson's restaurant for your
dinners 509 Fourth street South.
You can get THK APPEAL at A. H.
Watkins barber shop 254 4th ave. S.
If yon wish a just, fearless and pro
gressive papar.subscribe forTHK APPBAL.
Mrs. Hunton keeps the only first class
boarding house in the city at 219 Third
Furnished rooms at reasonable prices
to be had at Miss Freemans 1819 5th.
Wm. R. Morris attorney, counselor at
law and Notary Public, 24, fifth street S.
All kinds of legal business attended to
At a meeting of the Barbers' Union
Tuesday evening the question of admit
ing Colored barbers was brought up and
discussed, at length the Constitution of
the Union provides that no Colored
man shall be admitted as a member of
the Union, but many receive some
benefits therefrom on certain conditions.
John G. Sterrett was present and cham
pioned the rights of the Colored barbers
in an able manner, and it is not improb
able that the obnoxious clause of the
constitution may be so amended as to
just recognition to the many Col
ored barbers of the city.
A very unique and interesting enter
tainment for the benefit of St. James A.
M. E. church is promised for an early
date. It will oe a prize drill between a
company of ladies and a company of
gentlemen. All the most diffcult drill
tactics in use will be employed, and for
once, the ladies will be given an oppor
tunity to display their superior grace of
movement and skill in fancy marching.
Mr. George H. Woodson will command
the female phalanx, while the men will
doubtless have some one equally as
proficient to train them. Miss Fannie
Sbipman has the affair in charge.
The social event of the season took
place Thursday evening May 15th, 1890
at the residence of Mrs. R. Burke, 503
24th, street S. where the Minneapolis
Knights Sisters of Tabley, assisted by
the Minneapolis Brotherhood of Pros
perity gave a surprise party in honor of
Miss Fannie Burke. It was a complete
surprise all round, as those invited did
not know who they were going to sur
prise and Miss Fannie being invited to
meet with the party, at the residence of
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Smith, never
dreamed they were going to surprise
her until within a few steps of her own
home. Dancing was the feature of the
evening and was indulged in till a late
hour when an elaborate repast was
served by the M. K. S. T. after which
that order formed a circle in tbe center
of the spacious parlors and were waited
upsn by the by the M. B. P's. After
supper dancing was again resumed.
Among those present were: M.
SAINT PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS ftHNN., SATURDAY, MAY 24,1890.
K. S. T., Mesc
ton, Harry Tc
uels and Fannie
Go to Altman & Co. when you wish to Watson, Joe NealJ$t, Paul Young.,
C. L. Brit-
nson, Mamie Sam
nson. M. B. P., C.
L. Britton, C. E. Johnson. B. S. Tyler,
F. Hogan and .Jpharles Liverpool.
Others MesdamjeJ $cott Blake, Addie
Stamps, Jno, Wahjfn, fc. Burke, S. Wil
lliams, R. Nieholaj Misses Hattie Renfro,
Mittie Boone, Susie Jackson, Fannie
Burke, Nellie Allen,, Lizzie Young
Messrs. Jno, Young, Jno. Williamson,
Wesley Davis, Wprthy Jones, Ralph
N.J. Sherman, StJaul C.Gib. Allen
Music was furnishej by Fortune's String
Band. Atl:30A.*y* a number of cabs
were called and Jfe merry but some
what tired younfc people departed for
their homes. S. B. BACON, JR.
A Young Man Wh was Recent
Appointed Copyist in the
Washington Signal Office.
Short Sketch of his Life.
S. B. Bacon, Jr., of Blackshear, Ga.,
was born near Hinesville, in Liberty
County, Ga., April 4, 1868, during the
same year he removed with his parents
to Ware County, after reaching the age
S. B. Bacon, Jr.
of 3 years old his parents in 1871 re
moved to Blackshear, Pierce County,
Ga., where he has since resided. Re
ceived a common school and academic
education, taught school in the rural
districts, and with the proceeds derived
from this occupation entered Clark
University in Atlanta, Ga. Serving two
terms, and learned the printer's trade
while in school. Having served as an
assistant teacher in the Blackshear
Academy for a long time, was in 1888
elected principal but declined. After
making an extensive trip throughout
the Southern states, returned home,
worked at the bench with his father de
siring to learn tbe wheelright trade, but
being repeatedly requested to give in
structions, retired from the workshop
and accepted the teachership of the
Patterson school. Was converted in
1886, was for a number of years secretary
in the Sunday School, after which was
elected superintendent, also recording
steward in the M. E. church. Having
passed a very rigid civil service examin
ation held in Savannah, Ga., on Feb. 11,
1890, was on the 26th of Feb appointed
to a position in the Signal Office, War
Department as copyist in Washington,
D. which position he now fills.
Pioneer Commaudery, K. T., (U. D.,)
will give a musical and literary enter
tainment Thursday evening June 5th, at
G. A. R. Hall, 350 E Seventh street
The object of the entertainment is to
raise lands to procure a commandary
banner. The entertainment promises
to be a very interesting and pleasant
one, concluding with a grand promen
ade. Admission 50 cents.
Arrangements have been completed
for an international fight between.
George Dixon, the Colored pugilist of
Boston, and Nanc Wallace of England,
to take place before the Pelican Club
for a $2,500 puree and the feather-weight
championship of the world.
A Full and Complete Account of
the Great Waiters' Strike
Now on in the Windy City.
W are With you!
The Culinary Alliance opened hostili
ties against the hotels Monday when its
executive head called out the entire
crew of waiters at the Commercial Hotel
and issued a specific order to tbe crew
of the Tremont to throw aside their
aprons and report at the headquarters
on La Salle street. The waiters at the
Tremont, for some reason or other, did
hot pay any attention to. the order, but
fepfoTi uttelfding to their duttes^jusFaf
if nothing unusual had occurred. This,
in view of the fact that a considerable
majority of them are members in good
standing of the alliance, was looked up
on as rank mutiny and it brought out
another order to report at Quinn
Chapel immediately upon quitting work
Monday night. A good many of the
men obeyed this order, and, it is
claimed, premised to join the ranks of
the strikers Tuesday morning, but just
how many could not be learned. One
reason why they refused to obey the
original order of the alliance was that
Manager Rathbone had voluntarily in-
creased their pay to $30 per month and
fixed their working day at twelve houis,
as demanded by the alliance. These
concessions they believed were the di
rect result of the union's negotiations,
and they were inclined to look upon the
order to walk out with suspicion. The
fact was that when the union committee
called on Mr. Rathbone he positively
declined to have anything to do with it.
C. W. Dabb, of the Commercial, took a
similar position, but he was less fortun
ate than Mr. Rathbone, for every one of
his waiters went on a strike as soon as
ordered to do so. At the Palmer
House, Manager Townsend following
the example of Warren Leland by dis
charging union men and advancing the
salaries of the rest. In all fifty-nine
men were turned adrift, making it nec
cessary to impress bell-boys and cham
bermaids and porters into tbe dining
room service. The auditorium was
again visited by the committee and one
of the clerks signed the union agree
ment for a period of twenty-hours, so
as to tide over threatened trouble until
Mr. Southgate returns. The proprietors
of the Grand Pacific took an entirely
different view of the situation. They
not only signed the agreement Monday
evening, but made arrangements
with the alliance to furnish
the hotel a force of 150 extra men forsecond,
sapper and banquet duty. This was
done in accordance with the views ex
pressed by John Drake the day the
committee originally waited^upon him.
Tuesday all tbe waiters at the Tre
mant House, except three walked out.
Manager Rathbone pressed every em
ployee into service he could induce to
do the work, but he had hard work of
it. The hotel help are in sympathy
with the strikers and chambermaids,
cooks, and other servants Mr. Rath
bone put into the dining-room did their
work and grumbled not a little. This
morning Mr. Rathbone was so pressed
for men that he went to the bell-boys,
six or eight in number, and asked them
to serve in the place of the strikers.
There was a revolt at once. "We're
with the waiters every time," said the
head bell-boy, "and we don't intend
taking their places." What is more,
the boys went oat on strike themselves.
I Life is real, life is earnest,
and one lonely, solitary waiter, hustled
in the dining-room of the Commercial
hotel this morning. The 1 est of the
waiters here were kitchen girls and any
one that could be induced to work.
The Palmer house also has a very small
force, not more than fifteen waiters, and
the management had hard work in
serving the guests Tuesday morning.
The executive committee of the strikers
was pleasantly received by Manager
Southgate of the Auditorium, who after
a short parley, signed the scale of prices.
The Brunswick hotel, corner Adams
street and Michigan avenue, .was next
yisited and in ten minutes bad wheeled
Tuesday night the Briggs House
wheeled in line and the manager signed
(CONTINUED ON SECOND PAGE.)
THE GARDEN CITY.
Chicago's Haps and Mishaps and
Items of General Interest Ga
thered by the Staff of
Mrs. Noell of 366 30th is quite sick.
Ice cream and water ices at TheTivoli
2828 State Street.
Mr. J. Earnest Oldham has moved to
111 Third avenue.
Miss Florence Plummer is visiting her
mother in Louisville.
Something new at the Tivoli. Come
and see. 2828 State street.
Mrs. J. S. Tandy of 2448 Deaiborn is
in Council Bluffs, Iowa, visiting relatives
The baby of Moses McGowan of Wal
nut street died last week of bronchiits.
Private supper room at Ihe Tivoli,
the most popular resort 2828 State street.
Rev. J. W. Howard of Houston, Tex.,
and his fair bride are in the city on
their bridal tour.
Suppers and refreshments served for
parties and entertainments from The
Tivoli, 2828 State street.
Fix the date of your picnics and ex
cursions at once and advertise in THE
APPEAL and aesme success.
Mr. D. D, Lacy of 353 W. Madison
leaves in a week or so for Hot Springs
for the benefit of his health.
Miss Julia Hudlun of St. Louis is in
the city visiting her mother Mrs. Nancy
Hudlun 2916 Butterfield street.
Madam B. Garnett has opened an ice
cream parlor at 361 Rush street where
she will be pleased to see her friends.
Hide in the woods soon in Highland
Park. The Young Men's New Hiding
Club takes an excursion tnere in a short
We call attention to the advertisement
of J. B. Storey & E A. Clark on our ad
vertising page. They treat every-body
Furnished room for one or two gents
with closet and bath. Terms reasonnble
Mrs. F. A. Williams, 3112 La Salle
Nicely furnished flat of four rooms to
rent to a man and wife during the sum
mer. Apply to Mrs. H. J. Henderson,
2629 Butterfield street.
Rev. W. A. Burch will preach a
special sermon to the John Brown Post
No. 50, G. A. R., at Bethesda ceurch
Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
For RentFunished rooms to a mar
ried couple. All conveniences for light
housekeeping. Rent reasonable. In
quire at 3154 Butterfield street.
Mr. J. B. Bubbins our enterprising
medicine man has discovered a new
remedy for kidney trouble which he
guarantees to be a complete specific.
Mr. B, D. Rlackshear the tailor has
opened a tailor-shop at 2734 State.
Dyeing, cleaning and repairing done in
first class style and at moderate prices.
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
If Mrs. Nancy Brown who formerly
lived on Third avenue in this city will
communicate with her niece, Mrs. H.
Pumpfrey, 510 State street, 3d floor, she
will hear something to her advantage.
Mr. McCulloch who owns the National
Bakerv on State street, also owns a num
ber of houses and through his agent he
refuses to rent them to Colored people.
This should be remembered by his Col
The two mile race at the Casino Rink
last Saturday night was won by Henry
Churchill, with Robt. Jackson a close
Walter Prime was third and Mr.
Hilliard fourth. Theee will race again
next Saturday night.
Mr. Richard Barbour of 20116th street
who has been down all winter with
dropsy is recovering. Thanks to the
skill of Dr. Williams. Mr. Barbour is
an old soldier and belonie to John
Brown Post No. 0, G. A. R.
Mrs. J. H. Hunter of 201 Third avenue
has leased the entire premises and hasLet
refitted and refurnished her house
throughout and is now better than ever
prepared to accommodate the public
with first clas meals and good clean
Mrs, Rebecca Chinn, beggs to an
nounce to the ladies of Chicago, that she
has opened fashionable dressmaking
parlors at No. 106Third avenue up stairs
Fine art dressmaking in the latest styles
and at the lowest possible prices con
sistent with strictly first class work
Give the lady a call.
And the man who hopes to rise
y/\ Must be ever up and doing,
$2.00 PER YEAR.
MULTUM IN PARVO.
News Pertaining to the Colored
People of theLand ofthe Free
and Home of the Brave.
Gathered From Everywhere.
There has been organized at Atlanta,
Ga., the first Colored Land Company in
the world-capital 10,000.
The Afro-American of Denver, Col.,
has changed its name to the Statesman.
Doesn't* like tbe former hyphenated
Mr. Frank Fulton a young Colored
man and Miss Ella Dudorf an attractive
white girl were married in Kingston,
N. Y., Monday.
A Colored dentist in Macon uses nor
instruments except bis fingers in ex
tracting teeth. By means of long prac
tice his fingers have become as strong as
forceps, and he claims that he can null
teeth faster arid with leas pain than any
dentist with instruments.
A day or two ago David Stokes, Col
ored, of Rokingham County, North Car
olina, struck at a cat, when the enraged
animal flew at him and fastened its
teeth in bis wrist. The cat held on so
tenaciously that its head had to be se
vered before its grip relaxed. Stokes
became ill at once and soon died.
S. J. Hollensworth, a Colored lawyer
of Pine Bluff, Ark accused of burning
the Colored school house in that city
has been convicted and his sentence as
sessed at two ears in the state prison.
D. A. Parks, a Colored politician in
the same city, is under arrest, charged
with conspiring to procure the murder
of Ferd HAVIS, the Colored circuit clerk
of the county.
Tho other day a Colored woman in
North Carolina staited for the hay mow
to see how a hen was getting along' that
was sitting on some egjis. OQ entering
the barn the woman was surprised to
see the old hen taking her babies down
herself. She would pick up one in her
mouth and fly down with it, lay it down
and continue the process until she car
ried them all down, thirteen, safe.
Bequests of a Colored Man.
The estate of Henry Todd, Colored, of
Darien, Ga., was wound up last week.
At the time of his death, three years
ago, his estate was said to be worth
$80,000. It waa not at that time known
that some of this amount was his wife's
estate. Her share amounted only to
$5,000, however. He bequethed to the
Colored Baptist church 10 per cent of
this, to his wife's church (white Presby
terian) 10 per cent, and to the Metho
dist (white and Colored) churches and
to the Episcopal 5 per cent each.
also bequeathed to both the white and
Colored schools a goo I percentage.
Miss Susie Torbush is home on a va
Mr. Dennis Henderson is lying dan
Mr. L. P. Hunster the popular artist
of Springfield who is here on a visit is
said to by a frequent visitor to the Art
The marriage of Dr. Consuela Clark to
to Mr. W. Stewart in such a novel man
ner, savored more of romance than her
matter-of-fact character would have in
Price Hill, one of our fine suburbs is
being rapidly impioved, many Colored
families have moved out who own their
homes and add very much to the popu
larity of the villiage.
It was a beautiful expression made by
the wife of Rev. T. Webb to her loved
ones as she realized the approach of
death "Jesus is going to steal me away
from you all." Much sympathy is felt
for the bereavedPfamily.
Perhaps there never was such a gen
eral outpouring of people as gathered at
Zion Baptist church Sabbath afternoon
to pay the last tiibute of respect to the
remains of the venerable Elder Wallace
Shelton. Rev. J. Poindexter of Colum
bus, preached tbe funeral sermon, and
many ministers of the city as well as
those called here from other parts of
the state, took part in the exercises.
"Jesus is coming to steal me away
from you all" wee among the last
words of Mrs7 E. Webb. wife
Thomas Webb, who died last week,
which has suggested the following lines:
Jesus is 00111109 to steal me away,
Daughter, be watchful of me as you may.
You will know not the moment, the hour, nor
When Jesus is coming: to steal me away.
Steal me away when He thlnketh best,
Give me a home where the weary find rest.
Where th light of His presence outshineth,
There I shall dwell when He steals me away.
Steal me away from husband and son.
That they will not know it until I am gone
Lest in their great grief they would urge me
If they knew He wag coming to steal me
them work for the Lord, in His service
While I for His coming awaiteth the sound.
Let me pass over the river in spotless array.
Whenever He chooses to steal me away.
Having rested my cause in his own righteous
I am ready, and waiting whene'er be convr
I can meet Him in peace, and His summons:
Whenever He comes to steal me away.
Brightly the Sabbath son shone o'er the land.
Gently murmured, mytime is at band.
It was just past the noon time of that holy
That Jesus came softly and stole her awayw