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VOL. IV. NO. 4.
Doings of the Past "Week in ail
Parts of the Great Metro
polis of the West.
The APPEAL'S News Budget,
This has been a week of booms. The
Gresham, Allison, Alger, Harrison,
Depew, McKinley, Blaine and various
other booms and boomlets have been
duly considered by the representatives
of 60,000,000 of citizens. The APPEVL
boom began about three months ago
and still continues, and now the APPEAL
has the largest circulation of anv
Colored paper published Chicago.
We come out with anew dress on today
and Ave feel just as happy as woman un
der similar circumstances. Nice isn't it?
The APPEAL is the people's paper. All
classes are treated fairly. It is in
sympathy with the masses and not the
organ of auy particular class or clique.
The people say the APPEAL is the best
Colored paper ever published in
Chicago. If you are not a regular sub
scriber send jour name to the
office, 180 Clark street, room 4 and have
Chicago's leading Colored paper de
livered promptly every Friday.
Do you like
Our new dress
Mrs. C. Dorsey is on the sick list.
Mrs. R. J. White, of Morengo, is in
Mr. Daniel Seals, of Cleveland, is in
Mr. Warren King, of Cincinnati, is
in the city.
Mr. F. E. Wilson, of Minneapolis, is
in the city.
Mr. I. M. Clark, of Pittsburg, Pa is
in the city.
Hon. Jere Brown, of Cleveland, Ohio,
is in the city.
Mrs. F. E. Parks, of of Columbus, Ga.,
is in the city.
Mr. George Smith, of Detroit, Mich.,
is in the city.
Mr. T. C. Jackson, of Lexington, Ky.,
is in the city.
Mr. Cbas. Green, of Denver, is visit
Mr. Martin Jones, of Cincinnati, Ohio,
is in the city.
Mr. Fred Havis, of Pine Bluff, Aik.,
is in the city.
Mr. W. P. Plummer, of Ottawa, 111.,
is the city.
Mas. Henry Gibbs, of Louisville, Ky.,
is visiting the city.
Mrs. J. T. Thomas now lives at 1220
Mr. John S. Johnson, of Jackson,
Ohio, is in the city.
Miss Rosa Hill, of St. Paul, is visiting
Miss Bertha Grant.
Mr. Charles D'Elward, of Chatta
nooga, is the city.
Mr. Howard Boone,'of Cincinnati, was
in the city this week.
Prof. O. W. Vance, of New Albany, is
in the city this week.
Mr. Leff Smith, deputy sheriff at Cin
cinnati, is in the city.
Miss Josephine Hatcher, of Kansas
City is on the sick list.
Mr. Charles Bell, delegate from Ful
ton. Mo-, is in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nelson, of Mil
waukee, are in the city.
Miss Theresa Gray came down fiom
Oconomowoc, this week.
Mr. J. H. Ringold, of the Indianap
olis Argus, is in the city.
Mr. J, Dallas Bowser, of the Gate
City Press, is in the citv.
Mr. Chas. Thomas, left Wednesday
for St. Clair Springs, Mich.
You must read the APPEAL to be well
informed about Chicago affiirb.
Mr. J. H. De Veaux, editor of the
Savannah Tribune is in the city.
Messrs. Dan Lucas and Paul Jones, of
Kansas City, are visiting the city.
Mr. S. F. Westerfield. of Lincoln,
Neb., is attending the convention.
Mr. T.Horace Lewis, of Marysville,
Ky., is visiting relatives in ihe city.
The price of the WESTERN APPEAL is
$2 per year, 60c. per three months.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Bullett, of Kansas
City, Kan., are visiting friends here.
Capt. S. W. McKinley, of Charleston,
S. C, is a delegate to the convention.
Miss Ella Harvey left Monday for
Denver. Col., to reside permanently.
Mrs. Ellen Jean, of California, is in
the city the guest of Mrs. Henry Smith.
Mr. Geo. W. King, associate editor of
the Memphis Watchman, is in the city.
Mrs. M. E. Richardson, of Boston, is
a guest of J. Q. Grant, No. 2827 Vernon.
Mr. Emanuel Jackson, undertaker
and embalmer, of Pu'sburg, is the
Miss Callie Alexander, of Detroit,
Mich., is visiting Mrs. Ed. Mead, 372
Mr. Lee of 690 Austin avenue, who
has been sick for several months, is now
Mrs. R. H. Anderson, of Milwaukee,
Jr.u .i c"3. i.
18 the guest of Mrs. Seawicks, 555 West
Mr. E. L. Anthony, of Jefferson City,
Mo., gave the APPEAL a pleasant call
Messrs J." K. HHyard, and J. Q.
Adams, left Friday for a trip to, Louis
Jerrjr Moore, of Indianapolis, is the
guests of his danghter.Mr*, J. A. Smith,
Mrs. H. Dickson and Mrs. A. Page, of
Cincinnati, are guests of Mrs. E. Brvant,
Mr. M. A, Baker, delegate to the
convention from Texas, was in the city
Misses Lizzie and Emma Pierce, of
are guests of Mrs. M. Burnhajn 1708
Mrs. Elijah Foite, of Cin^nnati, is
viskin^her sen.Henry Forte, 2831 Deai
Hon. J. Pennoyer Jones, of Arkan
sas City, Ark., is circulating among
Messrs E. B. Cheatham, J. F. Combs
and J. C. Goins, of Danville, are in the
city this week.
Judge M. VV. GibbS, of Little Rock,
Ark., is a guest of Mrs John Johnson*
Hons. J. J. Johnson and Isaac Curtis,
of Louisville, alternates from Kentucky,
are in the city.
Hon. Win. Copeland, W, Brown and
Martin Jones, of Cincinnati, are doing
Mr. Benj. D. Bagby, editor of the
Indianapolis Argus is a guest at the
Mr. Henry Brnnham, of Louisville,
is in the city the guefat of his father, Mr.
Messrs Ford Stith, and Fiemont
Anderson, of Cincinnati, are guests of
Hon. Geo. Ecton.
Mr. Harry C. Smith, the editor of
the Cleveland Gazette, is in attendance
at the convention.
Mrs. Dr. H. T. Noel], of Nashville,
Tenn is a guest of Mr. J. C. Plummer,
2974 Dearborn street
Miss Cordelia Parker, of Princeton
Ind., is the guest of Mrs. T. G. McDou
gal, 3754 Butterfield.
Mr. A. S. Barnett, of Omaha, a
brother of F. L. Barnett, of the Con
servator, is in the city.
Mrs. Lavinia Metcalf and daughter,
Miss Mary, of Springfield, Ohio, are in
the city visiting friends.
Mr. H. L. Morris, president of the
Stanford Republican Club, of San Fran
cisco, Cal., is in the city.
Mrs. E. W. Napier, of Nashville,
Tenn., is a guest ot Mrs. John Mitchell,
No. 2067 Butterfield street.
Messrs Jas. A. Thomas, George
Hunton and Nelson Russell, of St. Paul,
were in the city this week.
Miss Mary Morris, of Cleveland, and
Miss Jennie Lee, of Columbus, Ohio,
are guests of Mr. John Lee.
Mrs. Mary Thomas, of Danville, Ky.,
is in the city the guest of Mrs. Addison
Davis, 2826 Butterfield street.
If your wall paper is soiled have J.
E. Brown, 2921 Dearborn St., clean it
and you can't tell it from new.
Mr. Joseph Anderson died Tuesday,
of nervous debility. The remains were
taken to Toledo for interment.
Mr. J. H. Lott, ot Paxton, 111., alter
nate delegate at large is in the city and
paid the APPEAL a friendly call.
W Wilson, of the Negro
World, St. Louis is taking in the con
vention and other things this week.
Mr. and Mrs. William Bell, of Indian
apolis, are in this city the guest of Mr.
and Mrs, John Amprey, 2625 State.
Mr, J. Thomas Turner, of the
Memphis Watchman, alternate at large
for state ofTennessee, is in the city.
Mrs. Annie Graham and daughter,
of Rockford, Ind., are visiting Mrs.
Sarah Peterson, 3112 Lasalle street.
Mr. Wiley Jones, of Pine Bluff, Ark.,
the only Colored man in the world who
ownes a street railway, is in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Thomas, of
Columbus, Ohio, are the guests of Miss
Maggie Harris, 215 Ferdinand street.
Mr. Lou Robinson, of Pittsburgh,
arrived in Chicago Monday. He will be
the guest of his sister, Mrs. A. T. Hall.
Mr. Henry Jeffery, ot Indianapolis,
arrived in the city Sunday morning.
He is staying at Mrs. Sol. Taylors. 2733
Messrs A. G. Plummer, W. R. Rogers,
R. C. Marshall and W. H. Hunt, of
Minneapolis, were doing the convention
Miss Gertie Jackson and Mesdames
Warwick, Davenport and Devenger,
filled two engagements last week in
Mrs. Belle Jackson and Mrs. W.
Buford, of Springfield, Ohio, are visit
ing Mrs. Fannie Jackson, No. 3222
Miss Mary Hubbard, teacher in the
Hannibal public school, is spending her
vacation with Mrs. Mathews, 929 West
Mr. Graham Deuwell, of the adjunt
ant General's office, of Columbus, Ohio,
is in the city.
Mr. Thomas Nichols, of Xenia, Ohio,
is the guest of Mrs. Hester Morrison,
No. 3020 State.
Miss Eliza Crawford, of Memphis,
Tenn., is the guests of Miss Oda Carter*
MM, R. M. Hancock, of 600 Fulton
street, left last week for a short visit
with relatives in Cincinnati, O., and
Subscrip tions advertisements "and
items for the APPEAL may be left with
Leroy Taylor, agent, 348 State street.
The APPBAL on sale.
Misses A. M. Roane, Victoria Over
all, Nellie Banks and Lora Lawson,
and Mrs. F. J. Bradshaw, of Kansas
City, are in the cit3r.
Trofessors H. G. Parker, A. D. Langs
ton, P. H. Murray, Capt. C. H. Tandy,
Messrs H. Inge, and J. M. Vena, of St.
Louis, are in the city.
Mr. C. S. Morris, Washington corres
pondent of the APPEAL is in the citv rep
resenting the Boston Herald arid the
Louisville Courier Journal.
Hon. W. H. Williams, a delegate to
tne convention, and Mr, Geo. Ryan, of
Lafayette, La., are guests of Mrs. R. C.
Young, 3123 Butterfield street.
Mrs. Alonzo Jackson, 2909 Butterfield
street, will shortly leave to spend the
summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Milton, Webster, Indiana.
Mr. and Mrs. James Williams, of
Rockford, 111., and Mr. C. B. Williams,
of Marquette, Mich., are the guests of
Mrs. D. B. Mason, 56 Arbor Place.
Prof. J. C. Corbin, principal of the
State Normal school at Pine Bluff, Ark.,
is visiting his sister, Mrs. Mary White.
He is accompanied by his sou John.
Mrs. Hester Buford died June 15
from heart disease, at the residence of
her daughter, 2716 Dearborn street.
Funeral Sunday, Rev. Thomas officiat
Mr. and Mrs. Fountain Lewis, Jr.,
of Cincinnati, Ohio, spent several days
in the city this week as the guest of
their aunt, Mis. R. Nelson, 179 Walnut
Mrs. Ann Buchanan, of Baltimoie,
mother of Mr. Chas, A. Williams, and
her grandson, Chas. South, are the
guests of Mrs. Martha Gray, 2436 Dear
Mr. and Mis R. J. Harlan, Mrs
Eugene Leavelle and Miss Lilla Hickey,
of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. A. Redd,
of Georgetown, Ky., are guests of Mrs.
Conrad on Dearborn street
The following delegates went to the
convention of the Knights of Tabor at
Keokuk, Iowa, which convenes June 19.
Mrs. Susie Terry, Mrs. Agnes Moody,
Mrs. Boone, A. P. Payne, Mrs. Beard.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Smith, No. 3219
Butterfield street, entertained at break
fast Wednesday, Miss Eliza Crawford,
of Memphis, Tenn., Dr. H. Fitzbutter,
of Louisville, Ky., Mr. J. Q. Adams, St.
Mrs. Sol. Taylor, No. 2733 Dearborn
street, will sell you a new piano for $6
cash. That is for $6 she ill put a piano
in your house and you can pay 1.50
per week until it is paid for. You'd
bettei see her about it.
Mr. A. L. Baldwin celebrated his 23rd
birthday, Tuesday evening,at 2726 Dear
born street. The parlors were beauti
fully decorted with choice flowers.
Dancing and refreshments were in
dulged in until a late hour.
Messrs Jno. Cisco, of Cleveland, D.
Hale, of Springfield, Wilmot Johnson,
of Detroit, Walter Minor, of Indian
apolis, J. R. Pullpress, of Pittsburgh,
J. R. Craig, of New Orleans, S. W.
Dorsey, of Washington, Pa., Chas. M.
Grundy, of New Albany, are doing the
convention this week.
Miss Lida Spears, of South Charles
ton, Ohio, is the guest of her aunt, Mrs.
I. E. Jones, No. 1429 State street, Mr.
Graham Deuwell, of Columbus, her
brother, Mr. G. W. Wilkerson, ol
Detroit, Mr. Green, Gentry, of Indian
apolis and Mr, J. Johnson, of Dallas,
Texas, are also her guests.
Mrs. N. A. Lee and Mrs. Freeman,
of Vanwert, Ohio, arrived in the city
Saturday, the guest of Mrs. D. S. Scott.
Mrs. Freeman returned home Monday
evening and Mrs. Lee, mother of Mrs.
Scott will remain in this city about ten
days longer. Mr. A. B. Cosy, editor of
the American Star, Newark, N. J., was
in the city Sunday, visiting Mr. D. S.
The Garden City Literay Club will
give their annual entertasnment at the
Princess Rink, West Madison street.
The gentlemen composing this club aJe
some of our leading young men and it is
a guarantee that the exercises will be
first class. There will be good music in
attendance, and if you wish to have a
delightful time come out next Monday
evening. Admission only 25 cents.
There will be a grand literary and
musical entertainment given by the
Daughters of Union on Monday even
ing, June 25th at Central Hall, corner
of twenty-second and Wabash avenues
The occasion being the thirty-third
anniversary of the order. Admission
twenty-five cents. Among the special
features will be reading by Miss Octavia
Lucas and a solo by Miss Sadie Robin
son. Readings by Miss Fannie Hall and
little Sissie Smith. The Congo Quartet
All of the ministers of the city have
been invited to take part. Music by
Prof. Scolt's band. Mrs. Effie Brynes
chairman Mis. Hulda Buford, secre.
Bethel Spelliu' Bee
A grand mid-summer-night festival
and spelling bee will be given by
Bethel Sunday school next Monday
evening. There will be a spelling con
test by three classes and addresses by
prominent gentlemen. Admisson free.
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-ST. PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS AND CHICAG|Ci SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 1888.
THE SAINTLY CITY.
St. Paul' Doings for -one Week
Two Souls Made Happy.
Items plucked here and there.
Go* to Society
Mrs. Geo. Duekettjeft Monday, for*
trip to Chicago.
Miss Gracie Johnson left Saturday for
Memphis, Tenn. 'ilfcl^ f&
Charles Stewart left last Saturday for
a trip to Chicago. if!0^Wjjl!^-*
Mr. J. H. Cunningham left last Sunday
for a trip to Chicago.
Mrs. Frank Scott left 'for a trip to
Chicago last Sunday.
MrT. .S. Watkins took*"* trip to
Chicago last Sunday.
The Odd Fellows will give a grand ex
cursion August 1, to Lake Minnetonka.
Mrs. H. C. Covington and Miss Leona
Landre went down to Chicago Tuesday.
Mr. S. H. Hickman left Saturday
night for a trip of a few days to Chicago.
Try a meal ut the City Restaurant 448
Jackson street. Only 15 cents and a
good one too.
Are you going any where July 4th?
If so, do not forget the low rales via
Mrs. W. A. Hiljard left last week for
Fargo to visit her sister. Of course Sadie
Mr. James Wiley, of Gallipolis, Ohio,
is in the city visiting bis cousin, Mrs.
James A. Thomas.
Mr. John Harrison en route to Ohio
from Topeka, Kan., stopped in the city
last week to visit bis brother Mr. George
Mrs. James Bannister entertained at
d.nner Sunday, Misses Bertha Heath
cock and Ella B. Smith Messrs J. Q,
aud C. F. Adams.
Cyrene Commandery, of Minneapolis,
will assist at the grand entertainment to
be given by Pilgrim Commandery, at
Drake Block, Society hall, July 4.
It looks aa if everyone Mas planning a
holiday on the 4th of July. The low
rates announced by the St. P., M. &M.
Ry., will influence a great deal of
Mr. and Mrs. J, K, Hilyard, enter
tained at dinner last Saturday, Mrs. W.
R. Godett, Mr. A. A. Bland, of Keokuk,
Iowa, Prof. C. F. Adams, of Chicago, J.
A Colored man named Frank Pendle
ton, living at 563 Broadway, was ar
rested Monday night*for biting the
nipple off his wife's .breast. Mrs. Pen
dleton is a white woman,
July 4, the grand promenade concert
by Pilgram Commandery will take place
at Society Hall, Drake Block. Two
grand marches, Sir Knights Drill.
Refreshments served by the ladies.
Grand concert and literiry entertain
ment will take place at Pilgrim Baptist
church, Tuesday evening, June 26,
under management of management of
Mrs. Geo. ALdams, for benefit of Pilgrim
Baptist church, Prof. R T. Brown.
Musical director, assisted by Miss Lulu
Griswold. Admission 15 cents. Be
sure to attend. Committee Owen Davis
and Moses Martin.
A grand iestival and musical enter
tainment will be given by Wm. Stevens
Lodge. No 113 F. A. M., on Thursday,
June 28, at St. James church, corner of
Fuller and Jay streets. Al the deli
cacies of the season will be served in
abundance. Doors open at 8 o'clock,
p.m. Admission 15c children, 10c.
Committee of arrangements: R. Wil
liams chairman, G. W. Patterson, R. A,
The topic in social circles for several
weeks has been the wedding of Mr.
Huron J. Shelton and Mrs. Cora Hen
derson. The happy event was consum
mated Thursday evening of last week at
the residence of Mr. F. D. Parker on
Martin street. The ceremony was pre
formed at 5:30 p. m. by Rev. L. H, Rey
nolds, of Minneapolis. The bride wore
a fashionable gown of a fashionable
shade of green Henrietta cloth with hat
to match. The groom wore the conven
tional dress for isucb auspicious occa
sions. Miss Alice Lawrence, and Mr.
W. H, McDaniels acted as attendants.
Immediately after the ceremony the
bridal couple left for Milwaukee, their
future home, There were present
Mesdames R. C. Howard, J. K. Hilyard,
W. S.Ellison, Geo. Duckett.M. Hopkins,
D. Roy, J. B. Johnson, E. Parker, F. D.
Parker, H. C. Covington, C. Waldron,
M. D, Pettis, Addie Henry, James
Banister, J. A. Thomas, Geo. Hunton,
W. Sparks Misses Cora and Florence
French, Gracie Johnson, Dodie Roe,
Ella Smith. Hattie Johnson, Ida Mink,
Viola Berry Mrs. L. Morris, Messrs J.
B. Johnson, W. McCoy, C. A. Mason, C.
H. Bush, Will Brown, G. A. Gooden,
Jas. A. ThomaSjJae. WHey.
The following presents were received:
Mr. W. Brown, silk umbrela Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Parker, silver pickle castor
Mrs. Jas. Banister, glass celery stand
Mrs. Geo. Hunton, napkins and rings
Mrs. L. Morris, towels Mrs. D. Roy,
silver forks Mr. and Mrs. J. B. John
son, silver table spoons Mrs. C.
Waldron, bed spread JVIiss B. Parker,
silver butter dish Mrs. R. C. Howard,
towels Mr. G. A. Gooden^ set silver
knives Mrs. J. K. Hilyard, OTW
Mrs, M. D. Pettis, tea gown Miss
Hattie Johnson, dressing aacque Mrs. street, room 4,
H. C, Covington, silver cake basket
Mrs. G. Duckett, bride's cake Mr. and
Mrs. J. Hackney, towels Miss Ida
Mink, glass water set Mrs. J. Eliison,
vesta Mrs. R. Smith, sister of the bride,
bridle underwear Misses Cora and
Florence French, Alice Lawrence,Grace
Johnson, and B. Parker, plush hand
kerchief box and hand mirror Messrs
W. W, McCoy, C. H. Bush, C. A. Brown,
trunk Mrs. Jas. Thomas and Miss Ella
B. Smith, dozen watetglases,
Bro. Barry Bounced. The Color
ed Y. M. C. A a Failure
Fae ts From the Falls City.
Mr. W. H. Steward is in Chicago.
Subscribe for the WESTERN APPEAL.
Miss Laura Thomas has been very ill.
Teachers examina/ion June 25,2d, 57
Miss Lucp Jackson.has returned from
Mr. Henry E. Baker, of Washington,
D. C, is visiting friends in the city.
Rev. J.H. Jones preached on "Dress"
last Sunday, and the collection fell
Mr. Chas. Morris went to Chicago
Sunday night to see the Republican
The U. B. of F., will celebrate 4th of
July at Daisy Paik, Rev. Jamieson will
be orator of the day.
Mrs. Alicia Dunlop, Misses Mattie E.
Fowles and Florence Miller went ovei
to New Albany this week.
The commencement exercises of the
Colored high school took place at Mac
auley's Theatre Monday evening.
The APPEAL with Louisville column, is
for sale every Saturdaj', by Henry Nor
ton, 926 W. Walnut street, and *N. L.
Neal, 509 W. Green.
The Louisville National Medical
College will oe opened in regular medi
cal and siargical course, November 20,
1888. This Institution will admit
students regardless of color, was legal
ized, by legislative enactment, April 24,
Rev. J. Frank preached a powerful
sermon last Sunday morning from the
text"Look to Jesus, "the effect of which
was spoiled by the announcement Irom
the pulpit that Bro. Barry had been ex
cluded from the church for following
the example of Christ while on earth
and keeping the Sabbath day holy.
The Colored Y. M. C. A., which is al
leged to have met here was a failure. Not
a single outside delegate was present.
All of the city delegates were elected to
some office. After three days work
they came to the conclusion that it had
better "die a bornin." Good enough
we don't need any Colored christian
associations. Now Bro. Mack will have
to join Bro. Barry or have no hobby.
Robert Sweeney and Mrs. Millie
Harris were married by Justice Keigwin,
Monday. The bride is on the shady
side of fifty, and tips the scales at 300
5s her third venture in
the matrimonal line, and she has three
daughteis, all of them over eighteen
years of age. The groom is a mere boy
scarcely eighteen, and would not weigh
much over one hundred pounds. While
the papers were being made out, great
dropB of perspiration trickled down his
cheeks, and he seemingly realized the
solemnity of the life-long obligation he
was about to take upon himself.
Bro. A. Barry was excluded from
Fifth avenue Baptist church last week,
for believing in that portion of the
scripture which says "Remember the
Sabbath to keep it holy." The vote to
turn the brother out was not unanimous
bv any means. Some of the members
were liberal enough to allow Bro. Barry
to obey the command as he understood
it. Among them was Bro. W, L. Gib
son who, after Bro. Barry's dismissal
moved that he, Gibson, be dismissed
also as he believed as Bro. Barry.
Miss Florette Allen asked to be dis
missed, but the church retused to take
action, promising that their cases would
be considered in due time.
The Baza ar of Nations.
A grand Bazaar of Nations and en
tertainment for the benefit of the
pastor, Rev. J. Chavis, will take place
at Bethesda church, next Tuesday and
Wednesday evenings, June 26 and 27.
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
Thompson in the title role. The fol
lowing will be served by the ladies:
Genuine IriBh stew, hot egg corn bread,
tea, coffee, sehmierkase, butter milk,
homemade light bread, sardines with
lemon. Admission 15 cents. The whole
affair will be managed by Mrs. Willie
Sayles and Mrs. Tempa Botts.
"Where to get the Appeal.
The APPEAL is for sale by Chas. Lan
dre, 111 Harrison street, R. S. Bryan,
446 State street, F. A Cbinn, 338
Thirtieth st-eet, W. H. Monroe, 370
Dearborn street, George Purceli 2646
State street, and at the office, 180 Clark
Misses^Vttnnie A. Crosswhite and
Mable Gr^S&MJjaiL^ leavfl Tuesday,
for Marshall, TTich.^'^ife^fedith V.
Mordicai expects to go to Chicago next
St. Louis coutinueB lively enough, the
great Democratic convention being
followed by the Saengerfest which isstill
with us, tho' some of the singers are
Many of the prominent citizens are
going to Chicago to attend the Republi
can convention toward which the eyes
of Christendom are now turned of
course this class includes all races and
The public school of the city ^closed
last Friday nearly all of them with ap
propriate exercises. School picnics
have been the order of thte day for the
past two weeks. Places generally used
for the picnics were the Fair Grounds,
Bodeman'sGiove and Forest Park.
Much interest centers in the Sumner
graduating exercises, to take place
Tuesday, at 9:30 a. m., in Exposition
hall. The graduates are Misses Mary
E. McLeod, Minnie Thompson, Mamie
Smith, Georgia Brown, Clara Slee and
Messrs Bernard Hopson,Alonzo Beener,
Go to Mrs. Geo. Williams for your
Be sure to visit the Peoples Theatre
An augel of the Lord seems to be
visiting in our city this week.
Don't forget the social next Tuesday
evening at Freya hall 5051 Washington
Rev. E. A. Mitchell preached at the
First A. M. E. church last Sunday
morning and evening.
Mr. W. R. Rogers is assuming the air
of a politician, when he returns from
the convention we expect considerable
woik from him.
The St. P., M., & M. Ry., comes to
the front with their usual announce
ment of excursion rates for fourth of
July. See your agent for rates for your
The building contract for the new St.
Peter A. M. E. church was let Tuesday
the 19th to Balck & Co., a reliable firm
of this city. It will cost $3,695. The
structure will be completed in ninety
Mr. McWaters, manager for Altman
& Co., the great clothiers of this city, is
desirous of a call from you, go and see
him and he will convince you that they
sell clothing cheaper than any one in
A number of Colored "gemmens,'
were up before the municipal judge
last week for gambling. Five plead
guilty and paid a fine of 25, As the
orficers brought no charge against the
others except being found there they
A grand neck tie social given by the
Stewarts of the St. Peters, A. M.E
church at Freya's Hall, No. 505? Wash
ington avenue S., Tuesday evening,
June 26, 1888, to pay back salary of
pastor, come one come all, 505* Wash
ington Ave. S. Tuesday evening, June
26,1888, admission 10c.
Mr. Caesar Warren is now in jail
awaiting the action of the grand jury,
chaiged with assault in the first degree
for thiowing a brick. It passed through
a window on Washington avenue near
Fourth street striking a little girl in the
face and breaking her jaw and cutting
her quite seveiely. There is great
doubts as to whether this is the man
who threw the brick.
ST. LOUIS SIFTINGS.
Matters and Things in the Fu
Sweet Girl Graduate Season.
Mr. Harry M. Griffin, principal of the
Colored schools of Sedalid, Mo., is here
to attend the reception of MissMcLeod,
given in honor of her graduation.
Chas. Henderson, and his sister,
Fannie, of Cleveland, are here the
guests of the Hickman family. Thev
are much pleased with the Future
The readers of the APPEAL are, per
haps, not generally acquainted with the
fact that there is a movement on foot to
organize a Colored Presbyterian church
in the city of Chicago.
About two years ago the Presby
terians formed a society among them
selves, and invited Rev, J. R. Riley, of
Louisville, Ky., to visit them and give
some instructions as to how to proceed,
That gentleman came as desired but
receiving a call a few weeks afterwards
to the pastorate of the Fifteenth street
Presbyterian church in Washington, D.
C. he accepted.
No further steps were taken at that
time towards organization, but neither
the idea nor the hope of having a Pres
byterian church here was suffered to
Early last fall the present society was
formed, and a correspondence was en
tered upon with a man to come to Chi
cago and organize a church. As a re
sult of that correspondence, Mr. Moses
H. Jackson, a graduate of the Lincoln
University, both collegiate and theolo
gical, and a licentiate of the Presbytery
of Baltimore, came to them early in this
month. Since Mr. Jackson has been in
this city, he has been presenting the
claim of the Colored Presbyterians to
some of the leading white membpj-g of
Tte Appeal News is
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that denomination in this city, -who
seem quite favorable to th enterprise
and it is quite probable that a place of
public worship will be soured i the
near future, and a ebttrdh^g^nization
For the present thejaoe^ty hold regu
lar religious exercisea every Sabbath
afternoon at 3:30, at the house of Mr.
and Mrs. T. F. Dyson, 3512 Butterfield
street, where they will be glad to see
all Presbyterians and well-wishers.
Caught Floating on the "News
Current and Steered into
Our Office by Ou
Army of Correspondents.
Sol White has signed as third baseman
in the Wheeling club.
A Phildelphia Colored woman brought
her baby to be baptized the other day,
chose the word "Amen," as she liked
its sound and it was in the Bible.
A little six-year-old Colored girl living
about three miles east of Fort Gaines,
Ga., choked her infant sister to death
last week because she did not wish to be
troubled nursing her.
Ishmael Weaver, a Colored man who
died at Barnesviile, Ga recently, was
the father of seventy-two children, of
whom fifty-two sons were able-bodied
farm hands when he died.
At Nichoiasville, Ky., Mattie
Slaughter, Colored, attended a trial at
the court-house Saturday, and left her
babe lying on the floor. When she re
turned rats had eaten part of the nose
oft" and other parts of the face.
At the recent commencement of the
Keckuk, Iowa, high school the only
male graduate was a Colored boy Aithur
Gilkrin. There has been an ayarage of
one Colored graduate each year from
this school for the past twelve years.
Rev. Father Tolton, of Quincv, 111.,
celebrated mass at the Green Bay
Cathedral Sunday morning. He is the
fixst and only Colored priest in the
United States. He was a slave, and
now has charge of a Colored congrega
tion at th"e former place. He speaks
several languages, and is regarded
highly by the clergy.
Henry Jackson, a Colored man living
on the plantation of Mr. Liwugston, in
Schley county, Georgia, one day re
cently he cut ten acres of wheat,averag
ing fourteen and three-fourths bushels
to the acre,and diank a gallon of whisky
duriDgthe day. At the conclusion of
the day's work he asked Mr. Livingston
if he "co'ild't set 'em up for about a
The female employes of the Govern
ment Printing Office and of the Bureau
of Engraving at Washington do all kinas
of work, dirty as well as clean. They
help manage the presses, their sleeves
are rolled high above their elbows, and
their plump, round arms receive many
an ink spot during the day. About
1,500 women are employed in the two
offices, and Colored women work side
by side with white women without
Mr. Lindsey Muse, Colored messen
ger in the navy department at Wash
ington, died last Friday afternoon of
old age. He had the distinction of being
the oldest employe in the government
service. He was appointed a mes
senger in the navy department in 1828,
and served there continuously in that
capacity to the day of his death.
served under twenty-seveu different
secretaries, and shook hands with every
president from Monroe to Cleveland.
An amueiug occurence is roported
from Philadelphia. A newly appointed
Colored policeman entered a street car.
His uniform was spotless hiB brass
buttons shone brightly, and he carried
himself with the air of a Spanish
hidalgo. As he gazed around the car
his glance fell upon an aged Colored
woman, who was carrying home a great
bag of clothes from the laundry. The
recognition was mutual. "Why, fob de
Lord!" she exclaimed, joyously, "if dis
ain't Eli. Why,chile,I sca'sely knowed
ye. How you have growed. Is de ole
man at the almshouse yet, Eli?" There
was no answer to her question. Eli
had fled with an angry expression on
his previously placid countenance.
National Educational Association
Meeting at San Fraucisco,
July 17 to 20.
"The Burlington" is the line selected
by the Directors of the Association for
several Eastern states, to the meeting.
It is the only line that can carry you to
Denver without change, and on its own
track. All want to see the wonders
of Colorado, and this is the route to
take for that purpose. The fare from
Minneapolis or St. Paul, to San Fran
cisco and return will be $72.85, includ
ing the membership fee to the Associa
tion. Tickets will be good for return
ninety days from date. Choice of five
routes going and eight returning. All
coupon agents of the Northern Pacific
or St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba
sell these tickets from June 15 to July
13, inclusive, via "The Burlington," and
furnish information write to W J. C.
Kenyon,Gen. Pass. Agent C. B. & N. R.
R., St. Paul, Minn.
Fourth of July excursion rates will be
put into effect as usual this season, and
all having the time to take a holiday
should avail themselves of the low rates
offered by the Manitoba Road.