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VOL. II.-NO. 45.
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There have been several withdrawals
of companies from participation in the
National drill shortly to take place at
Washington, D. because there are
one or two companies of colored men
entered and, even the company in this
city, is suspected of withdrawing on
Among the companies to withdraw
was the Belknap Rifles, of San Antonio,
Tex., but we learn they have changed
their minds, since, in answer to a tele
gram sent by them, asking if the colored
troops would camp and drill with tihe
whites, and if they would be recognized
in the appointment of officers of the
day, the following telegram was sent
Washington, D. April 6.Capt.
J.^ Badger, San Antonio, Tex.: No.
There seems to be an entire miscon
ception. Gen. Anderson enters the
Virginia brigade. In it are two negro
companies. If thev come they will be
camped separately and drilled separate
ly. Please show this to Capt. Greene.
(Signed.) ALBERT ORD WAY,
Chief of Military Committee.
It now is in order for us to indulge in
our great Aineiican pierogative of kick-
ing and say: If there is the slightest
difference, the most infinitesimal par-
ticle of proscription or ostracism shown
to the colored companies on account of
color, we hope they will immediately
withdraw. Be EQUAL or nothing
We are getting to be quite powerful
indeed, so much so that our white
brothers and sisters are almost para-
lyzed when they are brought in compe-
tition with us for fear that we will win.
African blood asserts its strength: let
one be ninety-nine parts white and one
part African, the one pait absorbs the
ninety and nine.
If the white companies are composed
of men and wish to enter a competitive
drill for tho purpose of gaining fame
they can lose none by excelling colored
soldiers,who have proven themselves to
bo the equals of an people in the wo Id
in military tactics. We hope the
-American citizens who desire to take
part in the American drill will be treat-
ed as American citizens should be
treated by Americans in America.
The real estate fever is beginning to be
epidemic among our people every man
one meets is on the look out for a snap.
They are somewhat selfish however and
are altogether too secretive about their
movements. The better plan would be
for those who have a few hundreds to
spare to put their little sums together
and buy some of the valuable acre pro-
perties to be had, and then to plat them,
and thus get the benefits which accrue
from the larger investments. It is all
very well for men to go it alone some
times, but it is never-the-less an ac-
knowledged fact that in union there is
strength. Let us endeavor to inspire
confidence in each other, by fair square
dealing one with another, AVe need
not rush wildly into the traps constant-
ly laid for the feet of the unsophisto
cated and unwary, but be sure we are
j-ight and then go ahead. It has been
deix'onstrated by the continued activity
in thtf market, which only increases as
time moves along, that there is nothing
of a boom in itf but that the rabidly in
creasing values are the natural result of
the rapidly increasing population. St
Paul dirt is better value than bank stock
The number of deaths which are an-
Ml' wmUy caused Alusough the .mistakes of
druggists in comnounding pefscriptions
is so large that it is a matter of wonder
that more safe guards are not thrown
around the public to prevent these
fatal accidents. Some method should
be generally adopted which would make
it next to impossible for any druggist to
put poisonous compounds into medi
cines where they do not belong. The
Scientific American of the present week
publishes an account of an invention
the use of which would prevent the pos
sibility of such accidents as occurred in
this city last week, causing the death of
a dear child. State laws should be
passed, making it criminal for any drug
gist to fail to use some such device. We
are wonderfully careless in not protect
ing human lives more fully.
Since, as a rule, the greatest number
of colored people who had the privilege
of riding on the railroads, on passes,
were among the editors of colored
papers we will willingly give up that
blessed privilege, without grumbling, in
view of the fact that, under the Inter
state Commerce Law, which takes it
from us, no discrimination can be made
against colored passengers* It is an ill
wind that blows nobody good. Our
passes will have to go, but the "Jim
Crow" cars and the custom of compell
ing colored passengers to occupy only
the smoking cars will have to go also.
The elections throughout the country
are badly mixed up, all parties winn
ing and losing, but upon the whole there
is much encouragement from the gener
The Republican victory in Chicago is
sufficient to off set loses in many places.
The the success of the party in Cincin-
nati fills us with unbounded joy. We
can even get considerable consolation
from the result in Minneapolis for there
was every reason to believe that we
would be more badly beaten.
We have secured the services of the
young, talented, versatile writer of
Washington, D. whose interesting
letters will hereafter appear in the
APPEAL over the nom de plume of
Satchell, and will certainly enhance the
value of our paper as a weekly visitor
at the homes of our readers.
Another colored journal has been
added to the list under the title of Free-
man's Journal. It is a seven column
folio, and hails from Galveston, Texas,
under the editorial charge and pro-
prietorship of Mr. Richard Nelson. We
extend a heartv welcome.
The great Negro World, of St. Louis,
found its way to our desk during the
After an absence of several weeks the
Cleveland Globe has visited our sacctum
Mr. Abner Hall has returned from his
Miss Ledia Johns expects to spend
the summer in our city.
Rev. J. S. Woods has organized a
church in Glencoe, which he thinks will
be a grand success.
Mr. Jesse Marion is busily engaged in
his janitor work at the Dempster street
school this vacation.
Mr. J. H. Jackson is one of our most
energetic business men and a rich har
vest is in store lor him.
Rev. R. J. Temple has tendered his
resignation* the SecondBaptist Church.
The valuable services of this gentleman
will be a severe loss to this community.
The concert to be given April 14th,
under the auspicies of the A. M. E.
Church promises to be a grand affair.
Mr. C. Winter Wood is to give some of
his select readings.
Columbia, S. March 80.Informa-
tion has been received here of an out
rage committed on the Cooper River
near Oakley, for which Captain Lewis'
Poinsett, of the sloop Carrie and Hattie,
will probably suffer. A large party of
colored laborers who had been working
on a river plantation on one side of the
river were being conveyed across to
their homes on the other side in a flat
boat. When the boat was in the middle
of the stream it was passed by the sloop.
Alter passing about a hundred yards
the sloop came about and, notwithstand
ing the ample room in the river, ran
directly into the flatboat, which was
partially split open and a number of
men knocked into the river, four of
them being drowned. The jury of in
quest put the responsibility on Captain
Poinsett, who has been committed to
Among the young colored men who
have good mercantile positions in New
Orleans, La., are Victor Veazy, clerk in
a clothing house Frank Sylvester, sales
man in a clothing store Louis Vinet,
clerk for a cotton buyer M. F. Ward
and W. H. Gainie, samplers and mark
ers for a large cotton firm. *-r?WK*i
Newsy Items Gathered in the
City of Magnificent Dis
The Satchell's Contents.
There were one hundred and twenty
seven patriotic colored men willing and
anxious to risk death serving their
country in ''Africa's torrid clime," as
Minister to Liberia at $5,000 per annual.
C. H. J. Taylor was the man selected as
the victim. Two Kansas Millionaires
went his bond for $10,000. No provision
has, as yet, been made about his funeral
The Original Nashville Students, a
colored troupe of much merit, sang here
Sunday and Monday nights to good
houses, mostly white. Monday after
noon they called on the President at thp
White House. He received them very
kindly and said he regretted that the
pressure of official business deprived
him of the pleasure of hearing them
sing in the executive mansion. One of
the ladies of the troupe, Miss Hawkins,
one of the balles of Chicago, was con
siderably annoyed by the persistent at
tention of a white masher in a railroad
car full of people. Unabashed by the
evident signs of her annoyance, he
leaned over and renewed the mashing
process, when she also leaned over and
boxed his jaws. The people roared and
the masher sad and despondent sucked
his paw and mused on the progress of
Col. George W. Williams, the colored
historian, has been selected as the orator
of the day on the occasion of the cele
bration of the Emancipation of Slaves
in he District. Mr. Williams has been
quite busy during the past winter with
his new book, "History of the Negro
Soldiers during the Rebellion," he also
prepared the bill presented by Senator
Hoar for the erection of a monument to
colored soldiers and sailors, besides a
half dozen orations on different subjects.
Many, prominent men in the Distiict
think another National Convention
should be held shortly and have Indian
apolis as the place.
Virginia lias nine colored men in her
legislature, one of them now very
wealthy, as once sold to buy the very
grounds he now owns. When he ran
for the legislature his former owner, a
hard shell Democrat, said he was going
to vote for him because "he knew he
was honest and believed he would do
what was right."
J. Milton Turner, the ex-Minister to
Liberia, broke $300 worth of champaign
on the evening of his departed from
New York city for his post.
Hon. Frederick Douglass is in Egypt
studying the natives and their history.
His name has been cut on the very
summit of the great Cheops Pyramid, to
tLe top of which, although dangerous
and difficult of ascent even to young
men, he at the age of 70 ascended safely.
Prof. Cyrus Adams, the noted lin
quist, received a large number of letters
of sympathy, from all parts of the
country during his recent sickness. He
is quite a social lion here.
Howard University nas two native
Africans from Liberia, one the nephew
of the ex-president Johnson, and the
other a bright and pretty molotto girl,
daughter of late president Payne. There
are also attending, a Japanese, a Turk,
several West Indians, quite a number of
Germans, a Swiss, and white and black
Americans both male and female. A
young white woman from Tennessee
was valedictorian of her class in phar
macy, composed of white and colored
Several prominent young white women
in the highest society of the capitol, are
very much smitten with a handsome
yourjg Chinese attach of thp Chinese
legation. When the Chinese Minister
gave a ball this winter and invited 500
guests, a mob of 1,500 of the best society
people came surging into his legation
without notice or invitation. Now, by
all the Gods at once, what is there in a
Mongolian more than in an African to
cause the one to be lionized and the
other to be discarded? Its condition,
not color that regulates our social and
civil position and treatment.
Recorder Trotter who has been dan
geiouslv ill, is now pronounced out of
danger by the eminent colored physician
Dr. Cook who has attended him through
The voung colored man, student in
Howard University law school, who
knocked the watchman out in the presi
dent's room at the Capitol, was a guide
at the Paris Exposition. secured
his appointment through Secretary
of State Evarts who has been his con
stant friend and benefactor. During
his stay in Paris he became quite a
favorite with the Parisians and they de
lighted to have him tell of his struggles
and misfortunes. On one occasion when
he had several prominent Americans
under his charge showing them the
beauties of "La belle Paris" chancing to
stop at a Cafe for dinner at the request
of some of his Parisian friends he nar
rated seyeral incidents of his life in the
South. Some of the Americans whom
he was guiding seemed to grow figedy
and restless, some listened with interest
a few gave evident signs of disapproval,
but nothing was said until he recounted
his adventures with an Alabama mob,
how, when a mere boy, he had been al
most murdered in one of the political
ST. PAUL & MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., APRIL 9, 1887.
riots so common in the south. Then
one man especially, broke in a tirade oJ
abuse, and finally ordered the young
man to hush up immediately. He did
not hush, however, and what was more,
he told the man, who by the way Avas ol
considerable note in this country, he
would not guide him another step, he
would have to find his way back to his
hotel as best lie could, and so he left the
man in the lurch, swearing to have the
"impudent nigger" discharged at ouce.
But the i. n. was not discharged and
often after did he beguile the wonder
ing Frenchmen with the injustice done
in sone sections of this land of freedom
and home of bravery, p||p|
Mr. Fortune is universally and severe
ly censured for his edi^omal inspired by
the letter of Bishqplj^lly^ of Hayti
Here wher& Mr-.-^^^^Sm^fi^iploma.tic
record is be.st known, it is most highly
spoken of, and his services both to the
Haytian Government at a mopt critical
period of its history, and also his action
in the Mosellcase are spoken of in terms
of high praise. It has been paid that
Hoyti would have been dismembered
by the various European powers, had it
not been for Langston. During the in
surrection which occurred during his
ministry there, citizens of different
European nationalities were abused in
property and person by the natives.
The English Minister drew up a paper
providing for the destruction of the Re
public which he desired to have signed
by the various ministeis resident.
Nearly all the ministers signed the
paper.Langston then withdiew from the
diplomatic corps, positively refused to
sign it and the proportion wasabandon
ed and the little Republic saved. When
Minister Langston went to pay his re-
SDects to President Soloman just before
leaving the country for good, the Presi
dent after a long conference, when the
time came to say good bye, put his arms
around Minister Lang&ton's neck and
bending downfor he is remaikably
tall, powerful man,kissed him on
either cheek and said, "Mr. Langston,
you have been the severest and the
justest man that ever came a minister to
this country, I would rather see any ten
men leave than to have you go."
Extracted from the Mine of Mis
cellaneous Matters, on our
Claim,ancl Assayed for
our Delvers after
Notice the Output.
There are 2,055,920 Catholics in
Hon. B. K. Bruce is now on a lecturing
tour in Iowa.
There are 1,229,434 colored voters in
the United States.
All the street car drivers of Savannah,
Ga., are colored men.
Mr. James Wilson, colored,is shipping
clerk for Giiffiths Bros., Indianapolis,
C. L. Maxwell, Esq., is a candidate
for member of the School Board of
Mr. H. C. Smith, editor of the Cleve
land Gazette is to be a candidate for the
Ohio Legislature next fall.
Hon. Robert Smalls has appointed
Mr. Eli W. Henderson, of Port Royal,
S. C. to a cadetship at West Point.
Mr. G. S. Loguen, colored, of Syracuse,
N. Y., has been appointed Deputy Re
corder of Deeds at Washington, D. C.
Master E. Barnes, colored, is the
leader of a brass band in Cayuga, Ont.,
the members of which are white boys.
Mr. Henry E. Baker, colored, an ex
aminer in the Patent office at Washing
ton, has had his salary increased to
$1,800 per annum.
The colored citizens of New York city
have raised a large sum of money
which will be contributed toward a
monument for Henry Ward Beecner.
The Harris family, of Bald wing county,
Ga., consisting of eleven persons were
"voodooed" or poisoned recently by
one Bonner and six of the number have
Mr. James M. Ricks was recently ad
mitted to practice in the Court of Ap
peals of Virginia. Mr. Ricks, is the only
colored man qualified to practice in that
Governor McEnery, of Louisiana, has
issued a proclamation asking the people
to assist the colored people's State fair,
to be held in New Orleans, beginning
A few days ago three small colored
children were burned to death near
Brookh-i-ven, Miss. They were left by
their mother to take care of the house
while she went to work in the field.
Last week at Devall's Bluff, Ark., a
colored porter and a section foreman
named Castello quarrelled. The porter
in attempting to shoot Caste lo, missed
his aim and shot Mrs. Castello dead.
The township assessor of Indianapolis
has appoined among his deputies
Messrs. Richard Wells, J. Ringold,
Charles Stepp, J. D. Bagby, Will Wal
den and W. W. Christy, all colored.
A 7 year old colored boy, in Chester
county, S. was put to mind his baby
brother. The baby cried, aud to quiet
it he stuck a fork in its head, placed it
in the cradle and covered it up. When
discovered the baby was dead. i$SJIb|
KNOTS & TOURS.
Matrimonial Linkings and Spring
Migrations of Prominent
The Record of the Week.
Mr. D. F. Scott and Miss J. Harris, of
Mr. D. C. Clark and Miss Gertie Rich
ardson, of Chicago.
Mr. Charles Coleman and Miss Sadie
L. Sly, of Omaha, Neb.
Mr. Frank Blair and Miss Mollie
Adams, of Lincoln, Neb.
Mr. Philip Mead and Miss Lina Wal
ker, of New Orleans, La. jj,
Mr. William Coachum and Miss Ella
Smith, of Livingston, Ala.
Mr. Charles Lockett and Miss Emma
Morns, of Little Hock, Ark.
Mr. William Fowler and Miss Lulu E.
Habersham, of Savannah, Ga.
Mr. John H. Johnson and Miss Lydia
L. Beverly, of Luuisville, Ky.
Mr. F. A. Thompson and Miss Mamie
L. Leach, of Stubenville, Ohio.
Mr, William Biown and Miss Mary
Puillips, of New Haven. Conn.
Mr. Chester Meyer and Miss Mollk
Faulkner, of Indianapolis, Ind.
Mr. John Payne and Miss Laura
Thompson, of Indianapolis, Ind.
Rev. R. T. Pollard and Miss Eliza J.
Washington, of Montgomery, Ala.
Mr. Edward Morrison and Miss M.
Hester V. Thomas, of Chicago, 111,
Mr. Wilson C. Buckner and Mrs.
Henrietta Lewis, of Keokuk, Iowa.
Miss Ida Harrison, of Buchanan, is
visiting Niles, Mich.
Miss Tena Hildiidge, of St. Joseph, is
visiting Sedaha, Mo.
Miss Lizzie Fowler, of Kansas City, is
vifitmg Sedaha, Mo.
Mr. Robeit Peiry, of Chicago, is visit
ing Kansas City, Mo.
Mrs. India Moore, of Kansas City, is
visiting St. Louis, Mo.
Miss Fannie Allen, of Pittsburgh, Pa.,
Miss Abbie Case, of Fairfield, Ky., is
visiting Columbu, Ind.
Mi&sCoia D.Nero, of Kansas City, is
visiting Carrollton, Mo.
Mrs. Mattie Johns, of St. Joseph, is
visiting Springfield, Mo.
Mis. Jiliza Heniy, of Toledo, Ohio, is
visiting Richmond, Ind.
Miss Ada Davis, of New Orleans, La.,
is visiting Louisville, Ky.
Miss Annie Skellon, of Columbus, Ind.,
is visiting Carrollton, Ky.
Mrs. Maggie Riceton, of Columbus, is
visfting Indianapolis, Iiid.
Mrs. W. W. Talley, of San Francisco,
Cal.,is visiting Chicago, 111,
Mis. Mattie Leslie, of Emporia, Kan.,
is visiting Indianapolis, Ind.
Miss Selena F. Whiting, of Boston,
Mass., is visiting Portsmouth, Va.
Mrs. Susan Lindsay, of Phillipsburg,
Mon., is visiting Wyandotte, Kan.
Miss Susie Heyers, ofFoit Robinson,
Neb., is visiting Washington, D. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Gray, of
Chicago, 111., are visiting San Francisco,
Hon. C. C. Astwood, United States
Consul to San Domingo, is visiting
Miss Kittie Geer and Annie Rollins, of
Providence, R. I., are visiting Cleve
The election passed of quietly.
Miss Ella Smith visited our city Thurs
Mr. H. W. B. Greer, visited St. Paul
Mr. J. C. Cox visited the Capitol on
Miss Katie Mason who has been ill
Mr. William Waters, of Omaha, Neb.,
is visiting the city.
Mrs. A. G. Plummer returned from
Mrs. Maria Liverpool leaves for a
visit to Duluth, Tuesday
During the present school year, 14,-
575 pupils have been auinitted to the
Mesdames Gertrude Anderson and
Georgie McCullough visited the Saintly
It is thought that Minneapolis will
soon have a colored fire companyif
promises mean anything.
Tommy Warren, of Louisville, Ky.,
knocked Billy Smith out in three-rounds
at the Comique, Thursday night.
Easter services at Second A. M. E.
church, to-morrow. Madame Alice
Mink Cooley, of St. Paul will ren
der a solo.
WHATS the matter with going to J. P.
Balls' to get your photos. He takes
pictures in first-class style for three
dollars per dozen.
John Evans, a stranger, who died of
consumption, was buried Wednesday.
The funeral services were conducted by
Rev. L. H. Reynolds.
"Balls is all the rage now," said a high
school graduate a few days since, to a
companion. "You should not say balls
is, but balls are all the rage," "said a
younger sister who had just made her
debut and had dancing on the brain.
'I was not refering to bal dansante,
little sister," was the rejoinder, "but to
Balls' aitistic photos, his poses are
superior to Sarony's everybody says,
and his prices are so low that he is kept
busy day and night."
The "spelling match" at the Second
A. M. E. church, Thursday night, was a
success in every way but in the spelling.
There was a large attendance. The ex
ercises were opened at 10 o'clock, when
prizes were awarded for the most tickets
aold. The first prize, a gold pen and
holder, was taken by Miss Fannie John
son, who disposed of S8 worth of tickets
the second prize by Mibs Sallie McGar
\er, $4.40, and the third by Miss Mamie
Croswell, 1.80. Theie was an abun
dance of refieshments, and all present
had a good time.
EDITOR OF THE APPEAL:
The item in your last issue about the
Mozart Club, does the young people be
longinsr to that organization an injustice.
They were in no way responsible for the
dance that took place after their concert
on the 17th ult. Their control of the
hall ceased at mid-night as per contract.
Some young men over their protest se
cured the hall for the remainder of the
night by paying extra rental to the
L. H. REYNOLDS.
The elder was in no way connected
with the item furnished this office, origi
SILVER LEAF CLUB.
Thursday evening the Silver Leaf
Club gave a hop in Noithwest College
Hall, which was the most delightful af
fair of the week. It was not a full diess
party, but the toilettes of most of the
ladies were elegant. The music was
furnished by Millard's orchestia, and
with Messis. Sam Carr and R. Jackson
as floor committee eveiything v. as con
ducted to a Queen's taste. Those pre
sent wcie: Mesdames J. Waddles, A.
Buckner, J. Todd, Maria Liverpool,
Georgie McCullough, Gertrude Ander
son, J. Cair Misses Jessie Brooks,
Georgie Lewis, Co a Cod win, Lottie
Ware, Lida Smith, Addie Brooks, Jessie
Smith, Sadie Andeison, Rosie Brock,
Lena Smith, Mary McDonald, Alice
Turner Messrs. R. Jackson, A. Myrick,
C. Stansul, W. M. Smirh, L. V. Purcell,
N. Mason, C. Johnson, L. Morgan, S.
Carr, J. Carr, L. Spencer, T.Henderson,
J. A. Ross, S. Tyler, E. Moore, Al Buck
ner, Will Johnson, Geo. Bolden, C.
Smith, C. Watkins, Geo. Fisk, H. Bur
ton, WillRyle, Geo. Waddil, Veigil
Peoples, J. Q. Adams.
E. GIDEON French, is visiting Madi
Mas. F. L. WILLIAMS has returned
HAVE you a new gown, and a new
TO-MORROW is Easter, spring styles will
make their debut.
MRS. J. W. CHRISTMAN and son, have
returned from Indiana.
FOUR hundred and five arrests were
made by the police during Jie month of
MR. J. J. ALLEN was called to Indian
apolis, Ind., last week by the death of
R. AND MRS. W. R, GODETT have
gone to house-keeping on University
near Western avenue.
ALBERT S. LOEB, the wide awake real
estate agent, No, 147, E. Sixth street, is
offering some rare bargains.
MR. J. K. HILYABD continues to im
prove and is able to sit up and to travel
around the house on crutches.
LITTLE ANNIE JACOBS, grand-daughter
of Rev. C. S. Jacobs, left Thursday for
her her home in Galesburg, III..
MRS. ALP. ROBINSON left for Chicago
Wednesday, having been called there
by the death of her sister Mrs. Jessie
FOR RENTThree nicely furnished
rooms, in private family, pleasantly
located.Enquire at No. 173 Charles
street. References exchanged.
HE saloons and drug stores were not
very particular about observing the
Sunday closing law last Sunday. The
barber shopsgeuerally, were closed.
THE LATEST NOVELTIES.
THE entertainment recently given by
the Girls Circle, of Goodrich avenue
Presbyterian Church was a decided suc
cess. Miss Rosa Hill, the president,
presided at the organ. ^Sfc $- fl
Also a full line of SHADES, OIL CLOTHS, MATTINGS, etc., at Prices
that Defy Competion. CALL AND SEE US.
$1.50 PER YEAR.
F. H. PETERSON, & CO.,
206, NICOLLET and 207 HENNEPIN AVES., MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.
GET your photograph taken by J. P.
xJall, No. 221, Nicollet avenue, Minne
apolis. only charges$3.00 dozen and
will pay the railroad fare of every
customer from St. Paul. Grab it quick.
MRS. R. H. HEGENER, a pretty Ger
man, the wife of a Minneapolis barber,
on last Wednesday afternoon shot and
killed John Murphy, a barber, who was
formerly in her husbands employ, for
defaming her character.
LILLA COQUIRE, aged two years and
eight months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. F. Coquire, died Thursday of last
week from a dose morphine administer
ed by mistake, supposed to be quinine.
Coroner Markoe held an inquest and
the jury rendered a verdict in accord
with the above facts.
EASTER SUNDAY, April-10th, is Miss
ionary Day at St. Jnmes Church, and
the pastor, Rev. C. S. Jacobs, is very de
siious that the friends will turn out en
mass and assist in the Missionary col
lection. Theseryices will be full of in
terest, and the church appropriatelv
decorated. The children will have an
especial part in the sei vices of the day.
HE artistic arrangement of the show
windows of Madame T. H. Lyles' Hair
Goods Emporium on Third street, at
tracts the attention of all the promen
aders on that popular business thorough-'^
fare. Madame Lvles has just recehed
a large stock of-11 the latest styles, in
cluding the Cleveland, the Russian and
the shaped terrace bangs, from the
leading houses of New York, Boston
aud Chicago. Latest styles of hair cut
ting a speciality.
ON Tuesday evening, the 5th inst., at
the residence of Rev. and Mrs. C. S.
Jacobs, 243, Martin street, a very pleas
ant surprise was tendered to their
grand-daughter, Annie Jacobs, who left
for her home at Galesburg, 111., on
Thursday. The evening was spent in
singing, eating and other amusements.
Among those present were: Viola Berry,
Minnie Seelig, Celeste Byers, Willie
Jeffeison, Lizzie Kellum, Maudie Con
way, Rena Bi ad bury and Nellie Gris
wold Willie Francis* James Dover,
Fred Jones, Artrudol Lee, Eddie Heniy
and Charlie Fogg. The older persons
warn: Mrs. A. J. Henry, Mrs. S.
Williams Messrs. Taylor and Cotton.
THE concert and entertainment to be
given at the A. M. E. Church, on Tues
day evening, April 12th, 1S87, promises
to be a very grand and worthy affair.
There will be instrumental and vocal
music, select reading, recitations, etc.
Those who have consented to take part
to make the concert a success, are:Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Hickman, Mr. and Mrs.
T. H. Lyles Mesdames S. Williams,
Clay, Parker and Russell Messrs. J. P.
Anderson, D. C. Cotton and R. Allen
Misses Bertha Heathcock, Grade John
son and Lulu Griswold. One of the
novel features of the evening will be a
dialouge, entitled "Women's Rights."
All are cordially invited to attend. The
pastor and officers of the church hope
that this rally will be a grand success.
Admission to the concert, supper in
cluded, 25 cents.
A. M. E. CHURCH CONCERT.
The following is the program for the
concert at St. James A. M. E. church,
Tuesday, April 12:
Song"rock of Ages,"Choir.
PrayerMr. D. Hardin.
Trio"Not ashamed of Christ,"Mr.
and Mrs. T. H. Lyles, Mr. J. P. An
Essav "The Jeremiahs,"Mrs. M.
Solo"When the Quiet Moon is Beam
ing."Miss Bertha Heathcock.
Solo and Chorus"A Boy's best friend
is his Mother,"Miss Sabie Kellum.
Recitation"Lady Clare,"Miss Gracie
Bass Solo"Roll on Deep Ocean,"Mr
D. C. Cotton.
Nellie Griswold, Manuie Conway,
Rena Bradbury and Master Willie
Quartette"The Sea hath its Pearls,"
Mr. J. H. Hickman, Mr. C.Mason,
Mrs. Lizzie Clay, Miss Bertha Heath
ReadingMrs. A. G. Russell.
Recitation Great Mn," Master
Declamation"A Scrap Bag,"Master
Song"Come w*er the Lilhes Bloom,"
Recitation"People will Talk,"Miss
Finale"The Lords Prayer''Choir.
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