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VOL. IV.-NO. 3.
Doings of the Past Week in all
Parts of the Great Metro
polis of the "West.
The APPEAI/3 News Budget,
The phemonenal success of the
WESTERN APPEAL in Chicago and else
where, is making some of our contem
poraries feel sick. The APPEAL is the
people's paper. It is in'sympathy with
the masses and not the organ of any
particular class or clique. The APPEAL
is an impartial newspaper, and the
people say it is the best ever published
in Chicago The APPEAL has the largest
circulation of anv Colored newspaper in
Chicago. Send" ~rtr your name to the,l?he
office, 180 Clark street, 100m 4 and have
Chicago's leading Colored paper de
livered promptly every Friday.
Monday evening, June 18.
St. Thomas (hurch will be repainted
and repaired shortly.
Miss Mary Britton, of Lexington, Ky.,
is expected in the city next week.
You must read the APPEAL to be well
informed about Chicago affairs.
Everybody will be at the First
Cavalry Armory, Monday night.
The APPEAL has the largest cnculation
ol any Coloied paper in Chicago.
The price of the WESTERN APPEAL is
$2 per year, 60c. per three months.
Mi. Alex Ta\lor, of this city, is now
head waiter at Hotel Riverview, Kan
Mrs. Livelv and Miss Edith Thornp
fon, will arrive in the city today for a
The reception to the Colored delegates
to the convention, will take place June
18 at Battery D.
A reception to Colored delegates will
occui Tuesday night, at the Library
Mrs. T. W. Henderson left Friday
night for St. Louis to attend the iuneral
of a very dear friend.
If your wall paper is soiled have J.
E. Blown, 2921 Dearborn St., clean it
and you can't tell it from new.
Mrs Salhe C. Maguire, of Kansas
City, is in the city the guest of her aunt,
Mrs. Martha Giay, Dearborn street.
Hon. S. A. McElwee, member of the
Tennesee legislature, with his bride,
nee Miss Georgie Shelton, are in the
Rev. Win. Balay, of Xenia, Ohio, will
arrive in the city today and will be the
guest of his son, D. W. Balay, 649 W.
All the great orators of the Colored
race will speak at the First Cavalry
Armory, next Monday night. Don't
fail to attend.
Mr. Hannibal Carter left last Satur
day night foi a trip to Memphis, Vicks
burg and New Orleans. He will be
back ior the convention next weet.
The grand reception to the Colored
delegates takes place Monday evening
at First Cavalry Armory, Michigan
avenue, between Madison and Monroe.
The funeral of Mrs. Mahala Leonard,
mother of Mrs. Mary E. Wright, 3230
Butterfield street, took place Sunday.
The deceased was an old and respected
Jesse Jones, the Colored man whostreet,
indicted for the murder of Wm. Tobin
on Dec. 8, pleaded guilty of manslaugter
and was sentenced to one year in the
There will be an entertainment for
benefit of Bethesda Baptist church on
on 26 and 27 of June. It will be man
aged bv Mesdames Willie Sayles and
Leon Louisa Johnson, the four year
old daughter of Mrs. L. Johnson, died
last Friday. The funeral took place
Snnday from the residence, Rev. W.
If you are troubled with rheumatism
on catarrh see Dr J. B. Bubbins, No.
1471 State street. He can cure you. No
charge for consul ation. Office hours
8 to 11:30 a.m. 6 to 8 p. m.
What'fa the use of suffering from
cramps when Bubbin's French Oil will
cure you in five minutes. It is good for
cholera, cholera morbus, colics, diar
rhoea disentry and all summer com
If you wish to keep up with the great
procession of APPEAL readers send your
name and address on a postal card to
C. F. Adams. No. 180 Clark St. room 4,
and the paper will be sent regularly
Mrs, Sol. Taylor, No. 2733 Dearborn
street, will sell you a new piano for $6
cash. That is for $6 she wUl put a piano
in your house and you can pay $1 50
psr week until it is paid for. You'd
better see her about it.
The Remonde House now makes a
specialty of Sunday dinners which are
served from 1 to 3 p. m. All the delecu
ies of the season are provided, fruits,
ace cream etc. Public patronage soli
cited, Price fifty cents.
Bro. David Smith, of Olivet church
has arrived in the city and some of the
troubles there will now be settled.
They've been waiting for him to come.
He's going to let something drop.*'-
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The entertainments last week at Cen
tral Hall were not well attended because
they were not advertised in the APPEAL.
If yon wish anything to succeed, you
must let the people know through the
The Colored Waiter's Union sent a
crew to the St. James Hotel, Denver,
Colo., recently. The boys are getting
$10 per week board and room in the
house. Waiters if you wish to get good
plates you'd better join the Union.
Last week Dr. J. B. Bubbins was
elected a member of the Executive
Board of District No. 24 K. of L. They
were several white candidates but Dr.
Bubbins won the race. He is the first
Colored man who has received that
Striking Choir Members
Takeen Bak' at Their
Alavely Church Meeting.
An APPEAL reporter was dispatched
at Englewood to interview Mrs. John
son about the recent church meeting at
Olivet. The APPEAL scribe when he
arrived at the lady's residence, No. 730
Englewood avenue, found her sad and
dejected on account of the death of her
little girl, which occured last Friday.
The interview is substance as follows:
At the last meeting a resolution was
offered by W. R. Johnson to reinstate
the old choir and allow the leader, Mrs
F. A. Powell, to select her own organist.
Brother Scott took the floor and sug
gested that the church get rid of the
old choir and the new, the old organist
and the new, the old sexton and every
bodv and start out anew. Bro. D. B.
Peyton said: "We have never had a
first class organist and Julia Johnson is
too young." Bro. Albert Brown said
"With due respect to the choir, I think
as they have struck we had better get
rid of them." Mrs. Johnson arose and
said: "If my husband had spent on
his family the money he gave to the
church, we would now be entirely in
dependent and would not have to askthem.
any favors of any one. How dare you
say my child is notable to play when
you have not tried her. Bring Mrs.
McSpadden and Mrs. Powell and some
professors and have a trial and see what
she can do. Several of the good
brothers and sisters spoke pro. and con.
and a vote was taken which resulted in
a tie. As Rev. Thomas refused to give
a casting vote, the vote was taken
over and by a vote of 35 to 25
the church reinstated the old choir
giving Mrs. Powell the right to name
the organist. Mrs. Johnson said: "We
have been shamefully treated. We
are no new comers here. My mother
and father labored for years for Olivet
church as all the old citizens know.
We have given nearly all of our money
to church and I haye spent money to
give Julia a musical education. The
church at regular church meeting
elected her organist and agreed to pay
her $10 per month. They have not
paid her for the time she did serve.
Mrs. Powell said she would assist Julia
and promised Bro. Deacon Arnold so.
My daughter was elected for one year
and now they will not pay for the one
month she did play. And to turn her
out and say she can not play is an out
rage and a great shock to my feelings.
But rest assured Mr. APPEAL this
matter is not settled yet. They can't
sit down on us in this way."
Died, at his residence, 15 Baldwin
Sunday June 10th, at 6:30 p. m.
Frank Mathews, of pneumonia and con
gestion of the brain. He was born in
Adams county, Miss., April 15,
He was a member of 102 regiment,Mich.
He had been employed by the Chicago
Times as fireman for many years. The
deceased leaves a wife and four children
to mourn his loss. The funeral services
were held at St, Stephens A. M. E.most
church, Tuesday June 12th, at 1 p. m.manded
Interment at Oakwood cemetery.
Wm. Moore, of649W.Lake street,
met with quite a serious accident
Thursday, at the firm of Chapin and
Smith where he was an employee.
While pulling a truck backwards to put
on the elevator and thinking the
elevator was still waiting for him he
made a backward step toward the
elevator, being carelessly left open, and
fell from the fifth story to the basement,
His injuries though serious will not
prove fatal and it is hoped that he will
be around again in about a week or ten
A grand entertainment for the ben
efit of the pastor, Rev. J. Chavis, will
take place at Bethesda church Tuesday
and Wednesday evenings, June 26 and
27. It will be a Bazaar of Nations,
Japanese, Turks, Germans, Irish, Jews,
Mexicans, Swiss, Gipsies and Indians
being represented by various persons.
The first night there will be a farce,
The Irish Linen Peddler," and a quar
tette "Profundo Basso" followed by a
tableaux. The second night the com
edy, "The cow that kicked Chicago,"
will be presented. Then the "Genius
of Liberty" with beautiful Mrs. Minnie
Thon.pson in the title role. The fol
lowing will be served by the ladies:
Genuine Irish stew, hot egg corn bread,
tea coffee, schmierkase, butter milk,
homemade light bread, sardines with
lemon. Admission 15 cents. The whole
affair will be managed by Mrs. Willi*
Sayles and Tempa Botts.
(Continued on Second page.)
Y. M. C. A Meeting. Story of* A
Dude. Personal points.
Facts From the Falls City.
Subscribe for the WESTERN APPEAL.
Mrs. Roxborough has been quite sick
at her residence.
Rumor says we will be minus one of
our East end teachers soon.
Miss Nannie Stokes, of Madison, was
the guest of Miss Mattie Fowles.
Big boat excursion up to Madison
Ind., last Sunday for a church which is
Mrs. Wm. Anderson and daughter,
have gone to Kansas where they expect
to reside in the future.
Mr. W. O. Vance, of New Albanv,
lectured-on-"Joha Brown-," at the Fifth
avenue church on the 7th.
Mr. and Mrs. Steele, of Magazine
street, are just as happy as can be. It's
a boy and its name is Johnnie.
Rumor says that our friend Mr. J. J,
C. McKinley will soon lead one of our
fairest young ladies to the altar.
The APPEAL with Louisville column, is
for sale every Saturday, by Henry Nor
ton, 920 W. Walnut Btreet, and N. L.
Mr. C. S. Morris, who nas been a
student at Howard University for the
last two years, is spending his vacation
in the city.
Mr. Alonzo Duncan has returned to
the city after a abort business trip to
Chicago, he looked every inch a lord on
the street Sunday.
Mi. J. Q, Adams, editor of the
WESTERN APPEAL is expected in the city
next week, to spend a few days among
his friends in his old home.
There will be a grand organ recital
and concert at Quinn Chapel, next
Thursday evening, in which some of
our best local talent will participate.
The Dumas Literary Circle leave by
special train this evening for Frankfort
where "East Lynn" will be presented.
A number of folks will accompany
Mr. David Steward has gone to St,
Louis. Ne hope Mr, Steward will not
get so crushed on the "Future Great"
as a certain young lady who visited
there last summer.
The Batson concert was not so well
attended Monday^ owing to the fact that
Odd Fellows had their annual picnic at
Seminary Park on that day, where a
large crowd assembled early in the af-
Rev. E, P. Marrs and Miss Bettie
Frazier, one of the graduates from the
high school, will be united in marriage
at Twelfth street church next Thursday
evening, at 8:30. Rev. D. A. Gaddie
will perform the ceremony, a reception
will be held at the lesidence of the
groom, No. 1727 Columbia street.
The first national convention of Y. M.
C. A's. of the Colored race convened in
Liederkranz Hall, Sunday at 3 p. m.
The meeting was called to order by
President Albert Mack and W. H. Good
all was elected temporary chairman.
The election of officers for next year re
sulted as follows: C. S. Morris,presi
dent Albert Mack, W. H. Goodall,
vice presidents Geo, Talbott, treasurer
Albert White, secretary.
The Colored high school commence
ment occurs at Macauleys Theatre
Monday. There are eighteen gradu
ates as follows. Charles Maxwell,
Willie Davis, Pleasant Alexander, John
Jetton, Merriwether Johnson, Alice
Smith, Mary Branch, Mary Rowen,
Maggie Johnson, Lucy Berry, Carrie
Heath,Kate Masterton, Minnie Crutch
Laura Jones, Rubena Rogers,
Florence- Gibson, Eliza Davenport, Lu
There was a young dude in this city
who not long since married one of our
esteemed lady teachers. He de
half her salary every month it
is said, to pay the expenses of another
young woman of doubtful character,
but the teacher wife refused to comply.
So the dude after putting out most dam
aging reports about his wife leaves for
parts unknown. Young man you may
regret your action. You have wronged
a woman whose social standing laised
you high above your level.
Pullman Yestihulecl Trains.
It is universally conceded that, not
withstanding the advent of old and new
lines into the field of competition for
passenger traffic between St. Paul and
Minneapolis and Milwaukee and Chi
cago, the Chicago Milwaukee and St.
Paul railway maintains its pre-eminent
position as the leading line, and carries
the bulk of the business between these
points. It is not hard to account for
this, when we consider that it was the
first the field, and gained its po
pularity by long years of first-class
service. It has kept up to the times by
adopting all modern improvements in
equipment and methods, the latest be
ing complete Pullman Vestibuled trains
running daily between Chicago and St
Paul and Minneapolis, and its route be-'
ing along the banks of the Mississippi,
through the finest farming country, the
most populous and prosperous towns
and villages, it offers to its patrons the
very best service their money can buy.
Its dinning cars are celebrated
throughout the length and breadth of
the land as being the finest in the world.
Its sleeping cars are the best belonging
to the Pullman company, being marvels
An Org In th Intorat tk 0o4* Polf th# Northwest.
ST. PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS & CHICAGO, JUNE 16, 1888.
of elegance, comfort and luxury its day
coaches are the best made, and its em
ployes, by long-continued service in
their respective capacities, are experts
courteous and accomodating to all.
It is not at all strange, therefore, tba't
an intelligent and discriminating travel
ing public should almost exclusively
patronize this gre/it railway.
For the National Conventions.
From June 2d to 15, inclusive, to St.
Louis, good to return only from June
6th to lltb, inclusive, and to Chicago
June 16th to 19th, inclusive, good to
return only from June 16 to 19, inclu
sive, the MINNEAPOLIS & ST. LOUIS
RY. ("Albert Lea Route"), will sell ex
cursion tickets to points named above
at rate of ONE FARE for the Round
Trip. For full information^ call on or
address any agent, or
E. A. WHTTAKER,
Minneapolis, Minn. G^T. & P. A.
Done up in Small Parcels for the
Edification of Our Many
Des Moines feels justly proud of her
base ball nine this season.
Mrs. Carrie Hubbard Webb is in poor
health again. She's contemplating a
change of climate soon.
Mrs. G. A. W.Poindexter.of St. Paul,
paid her daughter Eva, and her sister
in-law, Mrs. A. Brown, a visit.
Mr. David Bassfieid and Miss Emma
Williams, and Mr. R, Alex Wilburn and
Miss Luella Davis were married in May.
Miss Jennie Turner is the delegate
from the A. M. E. Sunday sohool to the
convention which convenes in Da\en
Miss Effie D.Jones has secured a place
under Miss K. Pailey, the milliner, to
learn her trade. Giadually the ice is
Miss Mary Hyde, of Chicago, whose
mother lives here, came a few weeks
ago on a visit but receiving a position
with a white lady Miss M. Knight, the
leading modiste, decided to remain.
Mrs. Jordon D. Potter has being
suffering from mental and physi
cal exhaustion. She was taken to the
Mt. Pleasant Asylum for treatment ac
companied by her grief striken hus
The various .societies established for
the winter season are gradually disap
pearing upon the approach of spring
and summer. The spring has been a
cold and backward one, making busi
The stage fever has broken out among
our local talent which has ended with
the presentation of a few light plays
such as "Lost and Saved," etc.,"Among
the Breakers" is under rehearsal now,
besides a few lesser ones.
There has been a gradual influx of
people to Des Moines this season.
Strangers confront you on every hand,
but the great trouble, is there are not
enough who bring wealth, or even
reasonable means to push things in
some self sustaining business.
The people of Iowa, and especially
this portion of the moral vineyard, still
demand a place among the prosperous
people of the country. The spring elec
tions, conventions, state and county and
municipal, are over, while base ball and
the probable nominees of the political
parties are be.ng meditated upon day
and night. The Republican party of
Iowa. Blaine out of the race, favors its
favorite son, William B. Allison, but
will be governed by the will of the
party for any other good man who has
The funeral of Mrs. E. W. Vaughn,
took place at St. Paul A. M. E. church,
June 1st, at 2:30 p. m. The church was
packed with the friends of the deceased
and many were unable to get in. The
casket was of fine mahogany with silver
mountings and a plate on which was in
scribed, "Rest in Peace." The floral
tributes were numerous and beautiful
especially those from her Sunday
school class, J. H. Shepherd and T. E.
Barton, North Star Legion, No. 16, the
Solon club, and her friends in Scott
Gounty. Revs. Peterson and Denny
conducted the services in an impressive
manner. The choir consisted of Mes
dames W, H. Birney, F. Shipman, C. S.
Stewart, Miss E. A. Logan, Messrs E.
M. Heusten, and S. Stewart sang
"Refuge," The pall bearers were
Messrs T. E. Barton, J. H. Shepherd,
H. K. Kirterly, Wm. Coalson, J. H.
Poindexter, and I. E. Williamson.
Of his patrons has built up many a
man's fortune. Corporations which
have good common sense realize this
and make attentive courtesy to the
traveling public a factor of success and
Foremost among railroad companies
acting upon the conviction that this is a
valuable business rule is "The Burling
R. R. All, inquiries of passengers as to
time of trains, stop-over privileges,
change of cars, routes and connections,
will be attentively received and politely
answered by any officer or employe of
the road, and all reasonably iounded
complaints of detention, connections
missed, loss ol baggage, over-charges or
discourtesy will be promptly investi
gated and ample redress given. For
information as to routes, tickets, etc.,
call or write to Wl J. C. Kenyon, Gen.
Pass. Agent C, B. & N. R. R., St. Paul,
Bobbins' Great French Oil,
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IT WILL CURE.
Rheumatism, in 2 to 60 days
Cholera and Cholera Morbus
Colics and Cramps, 5 minutes
Diarrhoea 2 hours
Chronic Diarrhoea, 1 to 5 days
Dysentery, 2 hours
Coughs and Colds, 2 to 3 days
Croup, 2 to 4 hours
Pleurisy, 2 to 4 days
Sore Throat, 1 to 2 days
Neuralgia, 1 to 2 days
Catarrh in the head, 1 wk to 3 months
Toothache, 5 minutes
Earache, 5 minutes
Nervous Headache, 15 minutes
Sick Headache, 5 minutes
Piles, 3 to 5 days
Swellings, lto 3 days
Kidney Troubles, Skin Disease, Cuts
Weak Bladder, Wounds, Bruises,
Burns, Stiff Cords, &c.
DR. J. B. BUBBINS,
Residence, 1471 State St.
Office hours, 8 to 11.30 A. At. 6 to 8 P.
Eight ounce bottle $1.
Three ounce bottle .50
Blood tonic, for blood, liver and
bowels and for all female complaints,
Anyone troubled with headache, will
be cured in a few minutes free of
charge, at my office.
Mail orders receive prompt attention.
For sale by W. DALE, Clark and
Madison Sts. CLARK BBOS, 511 State St.
JOHN DIETZ, 2842 Butterfield St. JOHN
BHOWN, 332 S. Clark St. and R, S. BRYAN
446 State St.
217 Dearborn St.
We are miners of You
and Brazil Block Coal.
Prof. J. M. WolrLdge,
No. 1309 STATE ST. CHICAGO.
General Dealer In
Inventor and Sole Manufacturer
Of The Famous
BLACK DIAMOND STROP.
The Best Strop Made.
Orders by mail promptly attended to.
326 STATE ST.
CHEAPEST PLACE IN CHICAGO.
fl@Tirst class work guaranteed.
POPE & SMITH.
No. 121 13. Lake Street, Chicago.
Suits made to oider. Will cut and
make garments from cloth furnished.
Gents clothing cleaned, dyed tw,d reCity
paired. Prices consistent with first
R. S. BRYAN
446 So, State Street, Chicago.
A first class meal including coffee
and a copy of the WESTERN APPEAL
20c. Polite and attentive waiters.
Open all night.
The Famous Battle Between the'
The only exhibition in the world which
introduces all the elements of war on
land and sea. Open every day and evl
ening. Michigan-av between Madison
I and Monroe streets^^^^^
.J. E. BROWN,
Every conceivable thing under the sun can
be bought at "The Fair" and at prices low-
er than anywhere else in Chicago. Clothing,
Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Underwear, Furnish-
ing Goods, Dry Goods, Furniture, Groceries,
Candy, Crockery EVERYTHING.
Adams, State and Dearborn
A Grand ReceptioN
IN HONOR OF
THE COLORED DELEGATES
Republican Nat'l EnnvEnilnn,
Will be given by the COLORED CITIZENS of Chicago, at First
Cavalry Armory on Michigan Avenue between Madison
and Monroe streets next MONDAY, June 18.
HON. FREDERICK DOUGLASS
Will Deliver the Oration of the Evening. There will be Addresses also by Hons.
John R, Lynch, of Miss. W. A. Pledger, of Ga.
J. M. Langston, of Va. Robert Smalls, of S. C.
P. B. S, Pinchback,ofLa, N. W, Cuney, of Tex.
All of the other delegates have been invited
and are expected to be present.
The Entertainment Will Conclude With A
Music By Prof. Henderson's Orchestra.
ADMISSION FIFTY CENTS.
PRESIDENT OF THE EVENING
HON, JAMES W. E. THOMAS.
Dr D. H. McAllister, Wm. Baker, Esq.,
Dr. A. A. Wesley, Henry J. Mitchel, Esq
Wm. C. Phillips, Esq., Sam'l Wright, Esq.,
J. H, Porter, Esq., J. E Bish, Esq.,
John H. Howard, Esq.
COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Col. Ruel Wadsworth, Dr. J. H. McGdee, Col T. G. Keys,
Hon. Frank C, Cage, Saui'l R. Snowden, Hon V. P. Cuoiuiings,
E. H. Monis I G, Armstrong.
Refreshments Will Be Served by Bethesda Baptist Church.
The Fidl "Worth of
Their Money by
Safely and Quickly
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Checked to Destination.
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more fully informedall Ticket Agents at Coupon
Stations have themor address
L. E. Sessions, Trav. Pass. Agent.
Box 581 Minneapolis, Minn.
Ticket Office, No. 73 Clark Street,
E. O. McCormiclv, General Pass. Agent.
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It is the general impression that when
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Making- Wall Paper Equal to New
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Rooms 50c, 75c and $1.00 per day.
Rooms with board $1.00, $1.25 and
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week. Private parlor for ladies, Read
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$5 a pair, manufactured
for us by the cele-g
brated makers, i|
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84 MADISON STREET.