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The Metropolis of the Lone Star State
and Its News
A Compilation of the Doings of the Afro
Aniencans ot the Greatest City of
TexasMatters Religious, So
cial and Otherwise.
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Dont get left. Lookout for the 16th of
July when the excuision club will run
an excursion from Dallas to Weather
ford, for $1.50 round trip. Come and
go with us. Henry Harris manager,
Payne, secretary, S. C. Gates, treasurer.
There was a man in our city last week
who Baid that his name was Brown and
that he was agent for the Freeman. He
put up at tbe bonrding house run by
Mrs. Anna Brown. 594 Main street. He
left the next morning for Galveston and
with him disappeared a dusting brush
and several other little articles and Mrs.
Brown's paper was also taken before she
had an oportunity to read it. It was THE
APPE\L. He was stuck on it but too
stingy to pay five cents for a copy. Bye
bje brother Brown,we will see you again.
Hon. D. Hill of Little Rock, Ark.,
D. M.of the Mosaic Templers of Auier
ice ai rived here Friday from Gainesville
Texas, where he has been for some
time inspecting tbe lodges of the Oi der.
He states that the Order is 25,000 strong
and its founders are Negroes. Mr. Hill
is one of Little Rock's best business
men and is rates at $10,C00, He come to
lis highly recommended and we wish
him success in our state. He is also U.
S. Deputy Marshal. The Grand Master
of this Order is C. W. Keats and the
Grand Scribe is J. E. Bush, both of Lit
tle Rock. These three gentlemen, Hill,
Keats and Bush are the founders of the
Order. Mr. Bush was a delegate to the
National Convention held at Minneapolis
Mr. Hill la making the Grand Master's
annua' visit through Texas, Louisiana,
Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, and
Tennessee. This Order although only
ten years old has members in 15 states.
The Grand Lodge will be held this year
in Paris, Texas, the second Tuesday in
October, six or seven hundred delegates
will be present. Texas is the largest
state in the Union and we see no reason
why the Order should not do well here.
Rev. J. M. Murphy is in Dallas working
in the interest of the Order and has
made quite a success so far. The initia
tion fee for men is $3 50 ladies $2 50.
Mr. Hill delivered an explanatory
lecture at the Odd Fellow's Hall Satur
day night. This Order pays $2,000 on
the death of a member. For further in
formation call or write to J. E. Bush. G.
S 1418 Chester street, D. G. Hill, G.
M. 504 W. 9th street, or C. W. Keats,
915 W\ 10th street Little Rock, Ark.
Have you paid for the paper you are
Miss Altredie left Monday to attend
a funeral in Richmond.
Miss Nellie Talor of Richmond is
visiting her grandmother.
Mr. Horman Lewis of Richmond,
Ind id visiting his daughter, Julia
Camp meeting will be held at Lewis
burg July 29. All friends of religion
invited to attend and all other well
We are glad to have the sunshine af
ter so much rain last week
On account of so much rain we have
had no ball playing this week.
Our new depot promises to be a beauti
ful structure when it is completed.
Look out! boys. The wedding bells
will ring soon. See if you can guess who
is to be the groom?
We have no supper nor entertainment
our report this week. Everything
seems to be at a standstill.
We hope the meny readers will excuse
the shortness of our report this week.
We will do better next time.
When in the city give as. A. Carmic-
& $ nr*. Ml
hael and R. J. Garrett a call. They
have the best shaving parlors in the city.
The Madison Couaty Baptist Associa
tion met at the Third Baptist Church
this morning in special s. siion and will
Hon Spelhnan, Moderator held
the chair and ruled in his usual pleasing
way with a gentle smile ever upon his
face. Rev. I. J. Turner vice-moderator
was in his place to assist. The meeting
promises to be very interesting.
What is the reason we don't have any
more Jackson news? Wake up Mr. Gray
and give us an interesting report. It
will be much appreciated. [Mr. Eugene
A. Gray failed to report promptly for
papers sent for several weeks so we cut
biin oflL.We wish. MjvjGtray would wake
up and pay what he owes ED. APPEAL
The Great Negro Poetess of the Last
Sketch ot the Life of one of the Most
Remarkable Characters of American
History Her Wonderful Talent but
Phillis Wheatley the Negro poetess
was brought from Africa in a slave ship
and sold In a Boston Slave Market in
1761 to a kind lady Mrs. Wheatley. As
she sat with a crowd of slaves in the
market caked save apiece of cloth tied
about her loins her modest intelligent
bearing so attracted Mrs. Wheatley that
she selected her in preference to all
others. Her selection proved a good one
for with clean clothing and careful atten
tion Phillis soon began to show a great
desire for learning though onlyeight^ ears
old this young African, whose race.all the
learned men said were incapable of
culture, within little over a year's time
so mastered the English language as to
be able to read the most difficult parts of
the bible intelligently. Her achieve
ments in two or three years drew the
leading lights of Boston to Mrs. Wheal
tey's house and with them Phillis talked
and carried on correspondence concern
ing the popular topics of the day. Every
body either knew or had heard of
Phillis. She became skilled in Latin
and translated one of Ovid's stories
which was published in English maga
zenes. She published many poems in
Euglibh, including one address to George
Washington. Phillis was emancipated
at the age of 21. Soon after that her
health iailed and she was sent to Europe
where she created even a greater sensa
tion than in American men and women
in the very highest stations of the old
world were wonderstruck and industri
ously attenthe to this humble born
African girl. While Phillis was awaj
Mrs. Wheatley became sick and longed
to see Phillis who was sent for and ar.
rived just before Mrs. Wheatley died.
Phillis married a man named Peters.
He, far interior to her in most every
way, became jealous of the favors shown
her by the best of society, grew cruel.
Phillis did not long survive his harsh
trea ment and she died greatly beloved
and mourned by two continenis Dec. 5,
1784, at tbe age of 31.From Johnson's
School Historv ot the Negro Race.
Has THE APPEAL an Agent in your city?
If not, write to us for our schedule of
Agent's rates. If you are a hustler, yon
CAB make big money. Write at once.
N. M. Tompkins, chews more tobacco
than any man in town.
Miss Gertrude Willliams of Frankfort,
is visiting friends in this city.
Mr Thomas Bogy, was seriously hurt
while playing baseball this week.
The workmen will begin to repair St.
James. A. M. E church next week
Mrs. Patsey Jackson, of Louisville,
is visiting her father-in law W. M. Jack
Mr. Geo. Beatty, beats everybody in
this section hshing for catfish. He
catches less than any one
I tell you Brother Robert M. did look
lonesome at the moonlight fete last
night. Miss Lou was not there.
Mr. and Mrs. Meyers of Bowling
Green, Ky are visiting Mrs. Meyers
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Doram.
Mr. N. S. Miller is studying medicine,
and he seems to take delight in looking
in a yard in front of the A. .E. church.
Mrs. Mary Harlan, who has been quite
sick for several weeks is improving very
fast to the delight of her friends, and
they are many.
Danville is alive with amusements of
the season, and the people are preparing
for their annual stock fair, which is al
ways largely attended.
Misses Ida Parr, P. Parr, L. C. Din
widdie, C. Caldwell, Mattie Carr, and
Fanny Parr, are attending teachers'
institute at Stanford this week.
Dr. W. R. Aurthur formerly of Louis
ville, is now in Danville. He has a very
large practice. He is building a
very nice house. His wife, is a young
Jumbo, she weighs nearly ninety
pounds, and is a very inteligent lady.
Mrs. Mary L. Ducan wants to know
why Mrs Pauline Tompkins, Mrs. Frank
Williams, and Mrs. Mary B. Jackson,
never attend their church. Yes, and Mr.
Louis McGill, would like to know, why
Flem Robinson, and Harvey Knox, do
not come to church. There is grocery
keeper in town who has not been to
church for four years.
oelal Matters, Gleanings of News
Condensed Into Small Space.
Wmr the Beaeflft f ur Thousands of Reae
-11 Sorts ef News Items Croat
the City by the Big Bridge
The Vuture Great.
Miss Beulah Roots is visiting in St.
Oh! my, what will the boys do while
all the girls are gone.
At the recent All Saints excursion
over $300 was realized.
Miss Lulu Mo*eleyha9 returned from
her trip to Quincy, Ills.
Miss Daisy Day was given a social by
Miss Berenice Dore last Friday.
While in Chicago Miss Lizzie Price
will be the guest of Miss Ada Brown.
Misa Mary McLeoa and Miss Julia
Yeizer spent a few dajs in Cincinnati.
Miss Robertine Hamilton spent the
past week with Miss Boulah Pattison.
Misses Eva Carter and Nellie Wilkin
son will remain in St Paui until school
Miss Bertha Grant of Chicago is
spending a few days with Miss Bertha
Miss Berenice Dore and Miss Daisy
Day of Kansas City made a Hying trip
A surprise party wag given to Mr.
George Collins last Thursday night at
the Collins' residence.
Miss Katie B. Harrison and mother,
Mrs. G. W. McKoin, will visit Kansas
City after leaving Omaha.
It is rumored that Mr. Harvey
Bolden and Miss Georgie Mason will
shortly unite in matrimony.
The Home club gave their annual
picnic Monday at Ramona park, where
a delightful evening was spent.
The Central Baptist church gave
their annual boat excursion Monday,
and as usual drew a good crowd.
That of Miss Georgia Gibson is one of
the late departures from the city. She
will vacate at Lebanon Springs.
Don't forget, the Orphans excursion
in August. They will have dancing
this time. Remember the Orphans.
The colored employes of the Lig/ett
and Meyers tobacco factory gave their
annual steamboat excursion yesterday.
Mrs G. W. McKoin and daughters
and her little son, Harry, are visiting
in Omaha, Neb., the guests of Mrs. S.
The Misses Mason and Miss Pelagie
Thomas, who left the city last week,
will make an extensive tour through
the East, visiting Baltimore, Washing
ton and other cities.
The Married Ladies' club picnic at
Carondelet park Thursday was one of
their usual select gatherings, at which
much pleasure was had by those who
were so fortunate as to receive an in
The Farmer-Bradley and Hu'i fish
ing party on the Fourth was a
"screamer."' From the latest reports
it is gleaned that, all told, two fish
were caught. And there are yet many
fash in the Merramec.
L,a Fayette, Ind.
Mr. J. Willis is on the sick list.
Mrs. Jane Robbert is visiting in Le
Mrs. Thomas Lake of Logansport
was in the city.
tSanrj^tm jfj Ti 11 ill Hi i nil rTntifHl)[W lplM 1 1 jSlfi
Mrs. William Silet
on the Lake Erie.
Mr. Louis Silence
weeks in Chanlies.
Mrs. Thomas Scoot
Briggs are visiting ink
Mrs. Markes Edwa
daughter, Mrs. Mltot
Mr. L. Travis is on the sick list. -J*~
On the 2Sth there will be a fine enter
tainment giyen at Zion Baptist Church.
Quite a number attended the Con
solidated Baptist Association in Mays
ville, Ky,, last Wednesday.
Tbe Young Men's Colored Christian
Association held a priase meeting at
Allen Temple last Sabbath afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. James Taylor are mourn
ing the loss of their oungest daughter
Blanch who died last week.
Mrs. Nellie Drake who has been in
poor health for some time left Monday
for a lew weeks visit among friends in
The members of Union Baptist church
have at last decided to extend a call to
Rev. H. D. Proud of New Orleans for
We are pained to notice the growing
indifference of those who are placed at
the head of affairs in the Colored Orphan
Asylum and the lack of regard for law
and order among those who attend the
annual gatherings there. No doubt this
indiscriminate |mixing up caused the
death of George Tyler a promising young
man just 20 years old who was cruelly
shot down within any provocation what
ever by an assassin who seemed to have
murder in his heart no matter who
would be the victim. But we trust the
law will take its course and he will be
placed where he will meet his fate.
While we so deeply sympathize with
the bereaved family, yet we could not
but admire the perfect submission of
the mother who was so forgetful of the
loss she had sustained in the joy she felt
at his conversion before his death.
What a beautiful faith was her's, that
could look beyond tbe clouds and feej
that her loss was his eternal gain.
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has gone back
till spend a few
md Miss Lucy
I'd visited her
11, of Frankfort,
Mrs. Rhueben Jaokssn of Crawfords
ville was in the city||n search of her
A surprise party wits given Mr. Ed
Mamson at the residence of Mrs. Bed
ford last Friday night.f,.
Mrs. Mary Stocks^he W. M. of
graoM chapter at MVrriajn.
Doings of the Week Anions the Atto
Americans of the Queen Gtty.
Haas and Mishaps aad Items la eoaa*a
Oolleeted and Comallod by ear Be
porter for the PolootaUoa of
SAINT PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS, SATURDAY. JULY 16,1892. $2.40 PER YEAR.
THE CITY OF ROSES.
Pot-pouriof the Social News Gather.
Inge in Little Rook* Ark.
stelae* ff the Afro-Amerleaat In the
afftol of Arkansas* Done up la aaall
Bat Delectable Morsels for Dalatr
Pelves* la the World ef Mows.
Weather unusually cool.
Miss Addie Davis is improving.
Miss Mary Armstead has been on the
Mr. Ferd Havis of Pine Bluff was in
the city the past week.
Mrs. Ida Shover left for her home,
Hot Springs, last Saturday..
Miss Leonore Array of Texas is visit
ing Mrs. M. E. Alexander.
Mrs. Emma McDanief of Ft. Smith
is being pleasantly entertained by Mrs.
Dr. Bruce of Wrig htsville has re
moved to our city and purchased a
home and intends residing here per
Miss Essie Rector was the recipient
of a pair of handsome pearl opera
glasses a few days ago, a gift from
Mrs. E. A. Langford.
Mr. Harrison Sykes (our favorite
machine agent) has "let the machine
go'' and is now in the grocery business,
Fifteenth and Ringo streets.
The school board elected teachers
for the ensuing year last Saturday
night. All of the old teachers were
re-elected, with an addition of three
A select party of our society folks
enjoyed a picnic at West End park last
Thursday. Many thanks were voted
Mr. Paxton for his untiring efforts in
making this occasion one of the most
enjoyable of the season.
Do you read the APPEAL? If you do
not, why not?
Rev. Hayes was in the city Wednes
Mrs. M. A. Thomas is in the city
visiting her mother.
Quite a number of Paris boys are
working on the railroad.
Miss Laura Thornton has returned
home from Shelbina.
Miss N. A. Allen has returned home
again from Kansas City.
Rev. H. C. Vaughn passed through
the city en route for Moberly.
Rev. P. C. Crews passed through the
city, shaking hands with his many
The entertainment given by the
Christians on Saturday evening was
grand and success crowned theirefforts.
A collection was taken up Sunday
evening at the A. M. E. church by
Rev. McDonald for the purpose of buy
ing the necessary tools for burying our
dead in a decent way. It certainly
was a grand movement, and the people
of Paris should feel that it was.
Mrs. Claborn has returned from
Mr. George Rsed went to Terre
Presiding Elder Simon preached a
logical sermon Sunday night.
Mr. Riley Morton was over from
Sullivan Sunday to Elder Simon7*
The State Capital of the 9th says
that "the colored citizens of Mattoon
have items in eight different news
papers and not one of the journals has
enough subscribers at that place to
pay for the valuable space." Now, I
don't know how many subscribers the
Capital has here besides myself, but
yet out of the forty colored families of
Mattoon I have sent to four papers
within a year $45 for papers that I have
distributed amongst thirty families of
our colored citizens, and it is a late
thing that I give three papers a little
article, and none of them seems to
kick with no subscribers. I find that
colored people rather buy a paper than
subscribe. They seem aloof to trusta
subscription. JACOBS ANDKRSON.
NEW ALBANY, IND.
Doings of a Week in the Thriving City
by the Falls.
Stem* of Bvery Kind Caught Her*
There by Oar Ubiquitous Repor
ter aad Served up la
The Grand Lodge of F. A. A. M., met
in regular form this morning.
Oh, yes! Brother S. D., the next time
you go to a picnic, or other gathering,
please keep awake.
The Second Baptist Church celebrated
the Fourth by giving a grand dinner and
supper bv which it cleared $77 00.
Bethel and Zion Churches gave a
grand excursion to Brandenburg,
by which they toook in $238 00.
It is not worth while to continue to
talk about other peoples shortcomings.
Do something yourself, then talk about
A word in secretIt is our duty to visit
tbe sick and minister to them. It is
better to call before than after death.
Isn't it brothers and sistert?
There were a great many strangers in
the city on the Fourth and jut a few
were killed. Without a few killings one
would not know it was the "glorious 4th."
The committee on entertainments has
been so successful thus far that only two
more will be given. One by the
Second Bapt'st church and one by the
Five Brothers at Scenic Park and Silver
Hills Monday the ISth, headed by the
great and only J. W. H.
Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
July 4th was observed to a pretty gen
eral extent by both white and Colored
people. The whites generally xcurted
to the fishing grouuds. The Afro-Amer
icans went to Wiley Jones' Park, in
which St. John's A. M. E Church gave
an old-fashioned barbacue during the
day and a musical concert at night, un
der the direction of Prof. J. C. Smith.
The barbacue was quite a success There
addresses by Prof. G. W. Bell and others
base ball, croquet, roller skating and
other amusements, all of which were
enjoyed by the large crowd in attend
ance. The exercises at night did not
pass off so pieasantly, on account of an
unpleasantness among the musicians,
some of whom favored and others op
posed the appearance of a certain wo
man as one of the pei formers. Her ser
vices being rejected, some of her friends
refused to perform and several pieces
nad to be dropped from the program.
Next some of the young people wanted
to dance, to which Elder Russell was
opposed. They determined to dance
notwithstanding his objections, but were
compelled to go outside the grounds to
Did Not Draw The Color Line.
To the Editor of THE APPEAL.During
the Prohibition Convention in Cincin
nati, Dr. Grandison, a Colored delegate
from North Carlina, was refused dinner
and otherwise mistreated in tbe Gibson
House. The Inter-Ocean made capital
of this, by saying that the Prohibitionists
paid no attention to Dr. Grandison's
treatment. This was not true. Both in
the columns of The Union Signal and in
a personal letter to me, Miss Willard
says: Our folks in Cincinnati passed
resolutions of strong condemnation of
tbe hotels that illtreated our Afro-Amer
ican delegates, and by unanimous vote
on motion of a white Kentucky delegate,
seconded by a Virginian.
Yours for Truth,
JAMES D. COBBOTHERS.
Tuesday morning July 5, at 6 o'clock, die aged and in Harry's own words,
was the date of a rather notable event
in Afro-American society, the marriage
of Miss Alice Albertine Sizemore to Mr.
Thomas G. Childress, at the residence of
the bride's uncle Mr. David A. Robin
son, Rev. Dr. Potter being the officiating
clergyman. The invited guests were
only the relatives of the parties and a
few particular friends, among whom
were the following: Revs. Geo. Robin
son, A. J. Russell, Lewis Johnston and
ladies, Prof. J. C. Corbin, Dr. J. R. Pow
land, S. J. Hollensworth and ladies and
Mr. Wiley Jones. The contracting par
ties are both graduates of the Branch
Normal College and both have been for
some years teachers in the institution.
Perhaps there are no two young people
in tbe community more highly and de
servedly esteemed for high moral char
acter, amiable qualities, correct deport
ment, than the contracting parties in
this case, and they enter into their new
relations accompanied by many prayers
for their future welfare. The newly
married couple left on the afternoon
Missouri Pacific train for Chicago, Sara
toga and other Northern points.
HC E APPEA
I S NEWS MATTER.
Phe World's Fair City as Viewed
The Appeal Man.
4 OemaUatloB ef a Number of Hapaea*
among the Afro-Araarleaae
ef the Second City of this
The Hyers Sisters are at the Keystone
Miss Mary Fitzbutler of Louisville is
in the city.
Lee's photograph's are out of sight.
Mrs. John J. Smith is visiting friends
in Lexington Ky.
MrsrLTtcr-Browrrof 1555J PlynTOUtn**'
Place is quite eick.
Col. Robert Harlan of Cincinnati is in
the city attending the races.
Mrs. Hawkins of 209 Plymouth Place
is visiting in Nashville, Tenn.
Gentlemen roomers wanted. Apply
at 2706 Dearborn street first flat rear.
Mies Lizzie C. Cassel of Memphis is in*
the city visiting Lizzie Vaughan 3008
Be in the swim and go to Lee for a
photograph or tin-type 2447 State street.
Master Gus Williams will leave the
city Sunday July 17th for Minneapolis to
spend his vacation.
Prof. Isaiah Mitchell, who has been
visiting in Chicago for two weeks left
Tuesday for Indianapolis.
Pro. and Mrs. J. C. Corbin of Pine
Bluff, Ark., are the guests of Mrs. H. H.
White 3217 La Salle street.
Mrs. Lizzie Stepney, formerly of
Louisville died Monday morning at 108
Plymouth Place, aged 39 years.
Mrs. Ada Smith of Indianapolis is
visiting in the city the gueet of Mies Lil
lian Renfro, 175 Desplaines street.
Mr. Tom Hill of this city, and Mies
Lola Johnson the sweet singer of
Madison Ind., were married Thursday
Miss Sirgurina Woodson of Hannibal
Mo., is the guest of Miss Bertha Sullivan
22 N. Campbell avenue formerly of 787
Miss L. P. Bruce of Helena Mont., en
route to Washington D. spent a few
days in the city the guest of Mrs. C. V.
Pan-is 3115 La Salle street.
Miss Annie G. Boyle one of the recent
graduates of the, high school has re
cieved an appointment as teacher, in
the public schools of Chicago
Dr. Ida Gray of Cincinnati who has
been the guest of Prof, and Mrs. r. B.
Morgan for a week leaves for Lake
Geneva, Wis., to spend the summer.
Mr. R. K. Jones, har taken in a part
ner Mr. G. W. Nelson, and the firm
name is now Jones & Nelson. They
continue to furnish first class meals at
211 Plymouth Place 3d flat.
Mrs. J. L. Henson and Miss Aline Car
mine of 3247 Armour avenue are so
journing for a few weeks at tbe elegant
Gabriella Resort Avondale. Mr. J. L.
Henson will join his family next week
Mr. Jas. S. Madden usually a very
quite man came rushing down the street
the street the other day singing "Boom
ta-ra-ra and "In me behold a father."
His friends were suprised. It was
all caused by the appearance of a sweet
baby giil at his home.
Harry Jones, an Afro-American of 40
summers ,'took up" with a white wom
an four days ago and is now suffering the
pangs of regret. The woman who fixed
Harry's wandering affection was Lizzie
Cranshaw. She was gray haired, mid-
"kinder bony like." She had lost t#o
front teeth and most other claims to
beauty. Harry rented a room in the
quiet neighborhood of Clark street and
the two occupied it. Wednesday night
Hairy reported to the police that the
woman had disappeared with all the
valuables which he had left in the room.
Her booty was: Two twenty dollar gold
pieces, one ten dollar gold piece, two
five dollar bills and a gold watch and
chain. Thus are Harry's dream's of
domestic happiness on the European
Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Mrs. Cornelia of St. Louis is in the
Miss Adeline Walker ofSt. Louis is ex
pected in the city this week.
The Moonlight picnic at the Baptist
Church on the 4th was a success.
Our policeman Charles Hunt made
his'first arrest on the Fourth of July.
The Progressive Club banquetted Dr.
H. M. Simkins on the 7th, at Union hall.
Rev. Barker and wife departed for
their home at Memphis, Tenn., on the
Miss Celia Hamilton of Cairo made
quite an empression on the young men
in our city.
Mrs. Emma McKee says that she most
have a copy of THE APPEAL every week so
as to keep herself posted.
The South East Hereld will come to
the front this time for true, it is the only
Afro-American paper in Southeast, Mo.
We are pleased to note that our public
school will be enlarged at once and
more teachers added by the time school
Dr. H. M. Simkins of New York has
recently located in our city. We extend
him a hearty welcome and wish him