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VOEMV: NO. 6.
Doings of the Past Week in
Parts of the Great Metro
polls of the West.
The APPEAL'S News Budget,
Wednesday was the glorious Fourth.
It was properly celebrated by the small
bov with crackers, Roman candles, spit
devils, bombs, etc. The fourth month
of the APPEAL boom is now com
pleted and we rejoice. The APPEAL
has the largest circulation of any
CblbreoT $aper jmblishe/l jn Chicago*
The APPEAL is the people's paper. All
classes aie treated fairly. It is- in
sympathy with the masses and not the
organ of any particular class or clique.
The pbople say the APPEAL is the best
Colored paper ever publish ect^in
Chicago. If you are not a regular sub
scriber send in your name to the
office, 180 Clark street, room 4 and have
Chicago's leading Colored paper der
hvered promptly everv Friday, ^/^f*
-T to tbe
St. Thomas p*emc, July 10,
Brink Zozone, the new health (Irink,
MissUJennie Randall is still danger-
Mr. Geo. Glass, 47 Campbell street^
is quite sick. j*-
Mr. Jerry Price, of Frankfort, Ky.,
is in the city. *t
Don't forget St. ThomaS picnic n&j
Tuesday July 10. i
Mrs. Mattie McGhee visited Burliagl
ton, Iowa, last week.
Miss Lulu Williams, of 51 N. Camp'
bell street, is seriously ill.
Mrs, Mary Pitman left
Mrs. Wm. H. Brace of Washington,
D. is visiting her son, Mr. W. A.
Bruce, 2714 Dearborn.
Mr. J. K. IIi[yard returned to St.
Paul Wednesday after a very pleasant
visit to the Windy City.
Dock Olden has htted up with new
pool and billiard tables at his Sample
Rooms, 136 Fourth avenue.
Messrs Geo. Farll, of i-1 Mary, Can.,
and Eddie Gatewood, of Xenia, are
registered at the Remonde.
Mrs. W. R.Godett, of St, Paul, passed
through the city, Tuesday, enroute to
Kipton, O., to visit relations.
Mr. J. E. Bowen is the obliging liquid
dispenser at the Pittsburg, No, 323cash.
Claik street. Call to see him.
If your wall paper is soiled have J.
E. Blown, 2021 Dearborn St., clean it
and you can't tell it from new.
Mr. Geo. Cavil, 2831 La Salle, gave a
dinner last Saturday, in honor of Mrs.
W. H. Bruce and Mr. J. K. Hilyard.
I The ever popular sample room, No.
434 State street, Fenton W. Harsh
proprietor, is just as popular as ever.
Mrs. Sayles and Mrs. Botts wish to
thank all who kindly assisted them in
production of the "Bazaar of Nations."
The APPEAL suggests that a party of
leading Colored meu go to Indianapolis
to congratulate the presidential nom-
Mrs. Ball anct lierHwo4
480 State street, for the past few weeks,
and still there's more in the bar'l.
Mrs. Robert Smith, 329 Larrabee
street entertained at dinner Monday,
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Bell, Mrs. Geo.
Ducket and Mr. J. K. Hilyard, of St.
Mr. Wm. Randall and Miss Jennie
Pierce were married Monday night by
Rev. T. W. Henderson, at the parson
age. The lady is the leading alto in
Quinn Chapel choir.
If you are troubled Vfith rheumatism
on catarrh see Dr J. B. Bubbins, No.
1471 State street. He can cure you. No
charge for consul'ation, Office houis
8 to 11:30 a. m. 6 to 8 p. m.
last week to
visit hei mothei in Maton, Ga.,
You must read the APPEAL to be well
informed about Chicago affairs, &
The price of the WESTERN APPEAL is
$2 per year, 60c. per three months.
Buy your drugs and medicines at
Ebert's pharmacy, coi. State and Polk.
Mr. Will Tayloi, of Lexington, Ky.,
was in the city this week attending the
Rev. L. Jordan, a prohibition
lecturer from Anderson, Texas, is in
Mrs Georgia Hawkins, of Milwaukee
is visiting Mrs. Geo. B. Smith, Dear
The APPEAL congratulates Mr W. H.
Curd on Lis reappointment in the Cus
Mrs. Geo. Duckett, of St. Paul is
visiting hei cousin Mrs. Lizzie Brow n,
Lawn party this Friday evening at
Mrs. Sol. Taylor's, 2733 Dearborn street.
A nice time sure.
St. George Commandeiy picnic will
be held soon full particulars in next
issue of the APPEAL.
Misses Hattie and Zoe left Wednesday
for St. Paul, wheie they reside perman
Rev. Chavis has moved Lis residence
from 30th street to 2930 Dearborn. Dr.
Magee will also reside at the same
number, J&i ty*^#3S"
Mrs. J. W. Jones, returned from
Windsor, Can., last Wednesday. She
will take her former residence 364
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harvey, of
Greenville, Miss., after a pleasant stay
several days in tbe city,left last Tues-
Rev. Wm. Balay, Mrs. Balay and Mrs.
pf#x%Duncan, of Xemia, who have been
''^visiting L. W. Balay, 649 W, Lake
street, left Thursday for home.
Hnowdenand Beasley have been doing
a land office^jasinesa at their place, No.
A Good sister at Olivet in troub
le, and a Brother wisliestp
**I*U waltz til the sun goes down"
^Olivet had a lively time church meet
ing Monday night. The auditing com
mittee when called on to report,
answered "not ready" where upon
Bro. A. C. Brown said spme one had
influenced committee to hold back
report.* Bro. Bailey said that Baptist
church members only, should be pres
ent. Moderator said, that is deacons'
business,,they should see that mothers
fare present! 'Bro." Geo.'W. 'Gray said,
"why do you not send for a patrol and
put out intruders. I know the laws of
the country anjd the statutes of_ the
state and you would be protected. The
good brethren said sisters were loln
int^ntly'discussing sister Belle Davis ^l- sr
wo they called the intruder that they |^e*ig-*^^
not notice the modest APPEAL re
'porle" seated on a -ftter bench.j
Peyton moved "As sister Davis will
not respect Us I move we adjorn and
respect her," This was carried with
but 3 dessenlirig votes and'trouble
'averted. After aSjournmenJ the APPEAL
man walking leisurelv down State street
he met sister Davis who said," think
it is wrong to try to put metfnt when
they are as big devils in the church as
I am, I think I have the right to stay
and see their devilment. They should
do something with you men who go
around writing about the churchl I am
perfectly harmless. I am going to
whip Bro. Gray tomorrow
it 1,11 waltz with him and when the sun
goes down I'll be waltzing still, indeed
I will Mr, APPEAL." Then the APPEAL
man vanished, fearing the good sistei
might possibly want to dance with him.
J). H. Williams performed an
operation on Mr. W L, Darrow, who
has been quite sick and was thought he
would die, but now, thanks to the
doctor's skill, he is rapidly recovering.
A benefit to Miss Fannie Hall, the
rising young elocutionist, is talked of.
The APPEAL seconds the motion and
hopes it will be given soon, and be a
fitting tribute to a very talented young
The people know when they get a
good thing althought they may not un
derstand the philosophy of it. So with
the universal use of Colgan's Taflfy-Tolu
for indigestionask your doctor to ex
Mr. Geo. L. Marshall, of Cincinnati,
special stenographer to the president of
of the Queen and Crescent Route, spent
the Fourth iu the city the guest of his
mother, Mrs. J, H. Magee, 2930 Dear
C. F. Adams, manager of Chicago
office of the APPEAL is again in the city
after a three weeks stay in St. Paul
where he has been running the St.
Paul end during the absence of J. Q.
Adams, the editor.
Mrs, Sol. Taylor, Np\ 2733 Dearborn
street, will sell you a new piano for $6
That is for $6 she w'll puta piano
in your house and you can pay $1.50
per week until it is paid for. You'd
better Bee her about i%%$ ^^i
The floor was cleared and the grand
march was led by Mi. J. Napier and
Miss Josie Smith, Mr. S. S. Cabell act
ing chief After the grand march all
joined in tripping the light fantastic toe1
Music was furnished by Fitzgerald.
Refreshments were served during the
Mr. and Mrs* Robert J. Harlan, Mrs.
Jennie Leavelle and Miss Lilla Hickey
of Cincinnati, who have been the guests
of Mrs. Conrad, for two weeks left Sun
day night for home, well pleased with
Chicago. Miss Hickey is a charming
young lady and was greatly admired by
the gentlemen of this city.
While looking over the records
Chicago divorce mill, an APPEAL re
poiter noticed that Mr. Geo. ,A. Hum
phrey had secured a divoice from nisf
wife whom he married New York.
Mr. Humphrey is now head waiter at
Race Bros, restaurant, a place which
formerly employed white help only.
Some of the friends and relations of
Mrs. Minnie Thompson* have taken
offense at the flippant way in which an
APPEAL reporter referred to the lady's
beauty. They say the lady is not con
ceited and does not think she is so re
markably beautiful and that her object
in appearing wa$ not to make a shx of
herself but to ajsist in a worthy cause.
The manager oip the APPEAI, was out of
the city at the time and one of the
young reporter! was a little careless
and the AFP&U cheerfully makes the
What is Going on at the fritter
lent churches of the City.
Quarterly^ meeting at Bethel to
Quarterly conference was held at
Quinn Chapel, Tuesday night.
Holy communion was celebrated last
Sunday at St. Thomas church.
The Iowa Conference of the A. M. E.
church, convenes at Oskaloosa, Aug. 1.
At |htf -frand rally lasl Sunday at
ftuinniCh^pel $327 was collected. Good
Quarterly meeting last Sjjpday at SK
Stephens. Rev. Trevan preached to a
The Sunday schooLfcf Jt.Jfcrol's church
will give a picnic* nfejackspn Par|, July
24. All scholars free, others 25 cente.
Rev*. H. H. White* preachii trt &a-
thesdaU|st Sunday night taking as hiisi
theme "Services to God." After preach
ing comniuniofi service was held.
Revs. R. Meredith and John Bir3tt\ of
Xenia and W.%n|'A.
were the guests of Mri! Lloyd Cuj& No.
163 N, Oakley nave retttrnea*tfrlbeir
homes much pleased With their vteKT
An important meeting will W hei*at
Quinn Chapel Wednesday evening,
July-11, at which the question of selling
or exchanging the church will be con-Jrcity
sideied. It wil probably be a lively
Tim ^^er stone of the Third Baptist
chifrcj*, of Aurora, will be laid Sunday.
Revs. Chavis and Thomas, of this city,
will assist in the ceremonies which will
take place under the auspices of the
The great event of the season in the
picnic line will bs th$ one give by St,
Thomas churtsh, next Tuesday evjening,
July 10, at Cedar fLake, Ind. Train
leave's Dearborn li&tion, Polk* street,
*t 9:30 sharp, Lots ot fun in store for
those who go.
At the gran^dP sessioe of the Knights
Keokuk, Iowa, last week, the fol
lowing persons were elected and ap
pointed of the state of Illinois and
luresdiction: R. D. Boone, C. G. C.
Mrs. Agnes Moody, C. G. P. ^Mrs.
Susie Terry, C. G. I. S. Sir E A. Payne,
P. G. G. There were 250 delegates
present, The next grand session meets
in Quincy, 111., in June 1889. Miss Ro
daha Johnson, of Quincy, a very prom
ising young lady was elected V. G. P.
Garden City Literary ClubT
A large and fashionable audience
assembled Thursday evening, June 28,
at the Princess Opera House, where the
second anniversary of the Garden City
literary and social club was held. This
club is composed of some of the best
talent of the young ladies and gentle
men of the West Side, since its organi
zation two yeara ago it has greatly in
creased in number. The cozy little hall
presented a beautiful appearance, being
well illuminated and the stage being
beautifully decorated with vases of cut
flo wers and potted plants.
The exercises commenced with an
instrumental selection by Miss Rosa
Smith,a short address by the president,
Mr.Lester Pope a well composed essay
on the Value of Reputation by Miss F.
Hunt an address on Intellectual Minds
by Mr. Mansifee was thoughtful and
well delivered solo by Miss Josie
Smith was heartily received Miss Bar
quetgave a pleasant reading a well
rendered duet was sung by Misses
Coates and Thompson Mr. Wm. Patter
son read with good elocutionary effect,
The Lake Dismal Swamp recitation by
Mr. R. M. Watkins reading by Miss
Fannie Hall was rendered and received
rounds of applause by the audience
select reading by Mr. Richardson was
well received, then followed a Spanish
sword drill by Mr. S. S. CabelJ._This
closed the literary programmep*g
"Hires' s- -^Vy
number of the teachers went up to
Richmond, Ky., Tuesday, to attend the
Mrs. William Porter, of Evansville,
Ind.,is in the city visiting her daughter,
Mrs. W. H. Leonard, iijj ^f^
Mr. Walker Lynn and" Miss Sadie
Bazel were united in matrimony by
Esquire John McCain,^Tuesday of last
Mr. W. E. Thornton, of the govern
ment service, was in the city a few days
wejBkxMle|p'hurjday for Jtviian
apolis. i fills
Visitors in Louisville cannot find a
better place to get good meals than at
Mrs. Matilda Brown's, No. 509 West
Green street. _- r-,j%m
Mrs. D. H. WUd8, white breaking Ice
with a fork one day last week, stuck the
fork through her left hand inflicting a
The APPEAL with Louisville column, is
for sale every Saturday, by HenryNor
ton, 926 W. Walnut street, and N. L.
NeaV509 W. Green. v- W
Mr. J. Lawrence Minor, oflte New
Orleans Pelican, enroute to his home
was in the, city, last week the guest of
Mr. Horace Morris. Mr. Minor was
one of the assistant, secretaries, of the
recent National convention at Chicago.
Mrs. Amanda Tracy, 57 years old,|was
a devout member of Jackson ^slreet
church. Friday night at services, lira.
citement., She "shouted, "Gifce me a
ticket to heaven, Let me go now,*Good
Lord I'm coming soon, Loose my
clothes I'm coming." She fell and ex
pired at once. It was sometime After
the?tlecea^d felifBefore ^ipyone #nl
believe that slie Was dedd _
dei|h ha&1 don^mjich tl^rd
many tojbelie^ thejsffica
urayer. t^vd? S
A J$#lijMyaiiif Colorea Woman
iJiui-ea foal*mely &obya
white Monster in Human jig
Form -and Brutally
.Where is Judge Lynch Now?
One seldom picks up a daily paper but
he seesan account of the 1 vnching of som
Colored man accused of committing rape
on some white female somewhere in the
South. These stories are of such fre
quent occurrehce~that we were inclined
to believe that rapes were seldom com
mited any where else than an the
South, and that all rapists were black
and their victims white, but such
proved to not be the fact, as a most
diabolical, fiendish outrage was com
mited on a tolore woman iu this
Tuesday evening, by a niant with a
white skin but with a heart'blacker
witn crime* tjaan Egyptian darkness.^!
Mrs. Julia Payne, a handsome Col
ored woman, came to this city from
Marshall, Texas, about three weeks
ago, and stopped with Mrs. Emma
Glover, at the corner oftSixth andkRob
ert. She was4-anxious1
get wor and
had an advertisment for a situation
placed in the Globe, Tuesday morning
a fiend in human form saw and ans
wered it. He was'extremely polite and
affable, so Mrs. filover told the APPEAL
representative Wednesday morning,
and had the air of a gentelmah. He
persuaded the poor victim to accomp
any him to his home, but instead of
taking her there where she hoped to
make an honest living, he luited her
across ~tfie riv%t^*a^iely^(t near5
Mohawk avenue and when "She became
alarmed knocked her down and after a
severe struggle succeeded in outraging
her. He is a man of nearly two hundred
pounds weight while she will scaicely
weigh one hundred pounds. She is
very high spirited and fought like a
tiger but being sick and weak could not
withstand the big burly brute. Her
face and throat arc badly bruised and
she received severe internal injuries by
the brute pressing his knee in her side
while endeavoring to overcome her.
After accomplishing his devilish work,
the infernal scoundrel left his victim in
a semi-unconsious state and fled.
As soon as she was sufficiently recov
ered to walk, she went to a house in the
neighborhood and was directed to the
cars, and came to her boarding house
more dead than alive. She received
the necessary medical attention but is
in a precarious situation.
At this writing the hell-hound has not
been apprehended though the case is
fully known to the authorities. The
Colored people of Minnesota, and every
where else as a rule, aie inoffensive law
abiding citizens and do not believe in
lynch law, but if there ever was a case
that would justify the administering of it
this is one, We, however do not ad
vocate any such proceedings as there is
justice for all classes of citizens in this
state. We, however, should, each and
every one, use our utmost endeavors to
hunt down this scoundrel, and see that
he gets full justice.
LATERThe scoundrel was captured
in Minneapolis where he lives, His
name is W. H. Smith. He is a married
man with two children. He has con
fessed his crime and been held in $1,000
bond for trial Saturday morning,,.
LATESTAs we go to press we learn
that Mrs. Payne is in "a dying condi
Mr. George Duckett, left Tuesday for
a trip to Chicago?"?
Opera slippers 50 and 75 cents at A.
G. Peil's, 37 East Seventh street, i
The Odd Fellows will give a grand"ex
cursion August 1, to Lake Minnetonka.
Miss Claude Sweed, oi St. Louis, is in
the city visiting her^mother Mrs. E. C.
Fine shoes made to order and repair
ing neatly done, at A. G. Peil's 37 East
See Peil, No. 37 East Seventh street,
before you buy your fine 8hoes||LA dis
count on prices. mi
Mrs. James A. Thonils, an'd Mrs. T.
R. C.Taylor left Tuesday for a weeks
sojourn at Lake Minnetonka.
Mrs. Sarah J. Ball and daughters,
Misses Hattie and Zorah, of Chicago,
are visiting her son, F. H. Ball, No.
228 Norris street.
When Mr. A. A. Cotton returns from
histrip to California he will be consider
ably surprised to find himself the
father of a bouncing baby boy.
Thoughtless people think it absure to
say that chewing Colgan's Taffy-Tolu
will aid digestionask any good doctor
^Continued on Second Page.]
SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1888.
Br o. A. Barry's able Defense.
A is no Jew. Died in the
House of God.
Having hacf &y attention called
several times to items in various papers
pf the city regarding my expulsion from
5th street Baptist church, I deem it ad
visable 1o make a few statements
through your paper regaiding my case.
I united with the Baptist church
twenty-five years ago and to my best
knowledge have never been nndr
censuEe in any manner for living an
nave ever believed advancement
in knowledge, and in proving all things
and holding fast that which is good
I make no changes wjithout caieful in
The following is an account of my ex
pulsion: Thg,question was asked, do
you believe it is a sin to work on Satur
day? My answer was, yes, sir. Then I
iyas asked, do you believe it a sin to
work on Sunday? I answered, no, sir.
Without allowing me any hearing at all,
I was at once expelled. However,
many failed to see the justice of such a
proceeding. Since that time some have
supposed that I was a Jew, others, that
I kept the Jewish Sabbath. By your
permission, I will briefly state what led
me to do as I have done. I have been
taught by men of acknowledged author
ity in the Baptist church, as well as by
the Bible,-to have explicit faith in
Christ as our only Redeemer. In this
I am unchaneed.
Next the Baptist literature, in har
mony with the Bible, has ever taught
that the ten commandments is the
eternal, unalterable, and perfect law of
God, and the only instrument written
by his own hand, of which we have rec
ord. For proof of this read the follow
ing: "We believe that the law of God
is the eternal and unchangeable rule of
bis moral government that it is holy,
just and good, etc."Baptist Church
Manual, Art. 12. ^*J~ _ct*^
Mr. Spurgeon, of England, says.
'The law of God is a divine law, holy,
heavenly, perfect There is not
a command to many there is not one
too few."Sermons, p. 280.
The testimony, below is from the
"A*teaa Baptastf-Pnbhcation Society
Th law as announced in the Sermon
on the Mount, is not an abrogation, but
an illumination of the law as it came
from Sinai "Baptist Teacher, Vol. 18,
No. 8, p. 366. Just before Moses was to
come down, the Lord gave him two ta
bles of stone, written with the finger of
God. They were the commandments,
which were to be the law to the chil
dren of Israel.
But it was not only right for them to
keep themwe ought to do so too.
Ten commandments, all divine,'
/|f Every one of them is mine.
Ji Ten commandments, all complete,
Every one for us to keep.
Our Little Ones, Vol. 14, No. 41, p. 164.
The Baptists do not stand alone hold
ing the above views, for the Methodists,
Presbyterians and others are in hearty
accord with them. Now in all this I
stand unchanged and believe it as firm
ly as I ever did. Therefore I conclude
I am a Protestant, and a Baptist of the
The reader will ask, then, why I was
expelled, and what can be the differ
ence? I reply, I am the true Baptist,
but my church has adopted the tradi
tions of men, and made void the com
mandments of God I practice the
Bible and Baptist teachings, but they
do not. )$|M| $g&
For proof of this I offerthe following
arguments: Sunday the first day of the
week, as a day of rest is not a divine
institution. There was never but one
religious meeting on that day that we
have record of in the Bible. That was
anight meeting, and while Paul was
preaching the JDesciples were rowing
the boat all night. Sunday morning,the
first day of the week, at break of day
Paul started nineteen miles on foot.
Not a word said about the sacredness of
the day or its observance as such Acts
Opposed to this, Paul kept seventy
eight Sabbaths as recorded in Acts 18 4,
11 It was his "manner" to do so. Acts
17 2. Gentiles kept it twenty-three
yeais after the resurrection. Acts 13.42,
44 18:4. It was a day of prayer. Acts
16: 13. The holy women kept after
Christ death. Luke 23 56. It was
Christ's "custom" to keep it. Luke 4:
16. He instituted it. Col. l:16 Heb.
1:2, 3 Gen. 2:1, 3. It is the memorial
of creation. Ex. 20. 8,11, and the Sab
bath of the Lord thy God," not Jewish
Sabbath, for the Jews did not exist
until more than 2,000 years after crea
tion He plainly calls it "my holy day"
Is* 58:13, and says He is Lord of the
Sabbath day, Mark 2:28 Matt 12:8
hence it is the Lord's day of Rev. 1:10.
It is mentioned 59 times in the New
Testament as an existing institution.
The 1st day is mentioned only eight I
times six of these are found in the
Gospels, and refer to the resurrection
day. From these we learn that the 7th
day, or Saturday, is still the Sabbath.,
Mar. 16:1,2 Luke 23: 56 and 24:1. We
also learn that the Disciples did not
believe Christ had risen until they were
convinced while "they sat at meat" at
tbe close of tne day. Jno. 20:19.20
Now for additional proof that the
Baptists hate^ojcsake^i4heir, Jej^hhigs,
or, rather, never did practice what they
taught, and like their sister churches
are only reformers in part. To a
genuine Protestant the Bible alone is
sufficient but as some, doubtless, would
like a brief statement of the origin of
Sunday observance, we will give it but
as it rests on tradition we will.of course,
have to leave the Bible to get our in
formation. And, so. for our
proof we must go to the pages of his
gives the origin of the name Sunday as
follows: "Sunday (Sax.* sunnan doeg,)
the first day of the week, identical with
the Roman dies sohs (day of the sun.)"
The names of the days of the week now
in use were given by the Romans, who
were Pagans or worshipers of the
planets, and gave the names of their
gods to the days of the week. According
to the prophets, Daniel, Paul and John,
corruptions of doctrines would enter
the ""church and the truth would be
trampled to the ground. Dan. 7:25
2d Thess. 2.1, 7, Rev. 13:1, 8,
Leading Protestant commentators
agree that these scriptures refer to the
Roman Power in its change from the
Pagan to the Papal form of religion
toe Papal being especially referred to.
The change of the Roman religion
was brought about in the following
mannei: "There was a desire to amal
gamate the Clnistian doctrine with
other systems. They made a compound
of Christianity, Judaism and heathen
religion and speculation Relicc
of saints and martyrs were cherished
as sacred possessions. Religious obser
vances were multiplied and the church,
under the Cnristian emperors, with its
array of clergy and of imposing cere
monies, assumed much of the stateli
ness and visible splendor that had be
longed to the heathen system which it
had supplimented."Fisher's Universal
History, p. 191, 193. In this effort to
unite all classes the Sabbath of the
Lord was disregarded, and the ven
erable day of the sun intruded itself as
a riyal institution. Having no divine
sanction, we should expect to find it
upheld by human law, in order to es
tablish its observances. Notice the fol
lowing high authority. "It was Constan
tino the Great who first made a law
A D. 321,) for the proper observance
of Sunday."Encyc. Brit, art, Sunday,
7th edition, 1842. Now for a part of
Constantine's famous edict that we may
know what was proper Sunday observ
ance in his time. "Let all the judges
and town people, and the occupation
__ v, sanies of Harris* and Morton sends
of all trades resi"on""trie ygtiStKBtStTtSf "wttmH ofelectric satisfaction through
of the sun,but let those who are situated
in the country freely and at full liberty
attend to the business of agriculture,
because it often happens that no othei
day is so fit for sowing corn and plant
ing vines.The Amer. Encyc, art.
Sunday, ed. of 1872, says: "Additions
were made to this order under various
emperors. In 538, A. D. the
third council of Orleans forbade all
labor on Sunday." The Catholic church,
which called the above council, became
fully established in the year 538. We
will now bring testimony from this
church on the subject. In the Catholic
work called "Abridgement of Christian
Doctrine," is the following: "Ques.
How prove you that the church hath
power to command feasts and holy
By the very act of chang-
ing the Sabbath into Sunday, which
Protestants allow of and therefore they
fondly contradict themselves by keep
ing Sunday strictly and breaking most
other feasts commanded by the same
The observance of Sunday by Pro
testants is an homage they pay, in spite
of themselves, to the authority of the
Catholic church" Plain t$lk for Pro
testants, p. 213.*^ ~:-T^
Now for admissions from eminent
Protestants: "The current notion that
Christ and his apostles authoritively
substituted the first day for the seventh,
is absolutely without any authority in
the New Testiment".Christian Union,
Jan. 19, 1882, (Lyman Abbott, Editor)
"It is now seen as it is admitted that
we must go to later than Apostolic
times for the establishmant of Sunday
observance."Christian at work) Pres
byterian) Feb. 18,1886.
I^Much more might be given on this,
and every point that has been intro
duced, but space forbids. I trust others
may be led to ^consider these things as
I have done, and be brought to realize
the blessing of God that obedience to
his truth can only bring. I have the
best wishes for my brethren, and desire
that they and all otners may prayer
fully search God's Word for the truth
it contains.A.BARRY 1033 12th streeet,
Subscribe for the WKSTKBN APPEAL.
There is to be a grand picnic at Short
Line Park, July 9.
Mrs. Roger A. Pryor went to Chicago
on a visit, June 28.
Miss Annie Davis, left Tuesday of
last week for Waukasha.
Mrs. Emma Reed, left Wednesday
of last week for Waukasha, Wis*
Foity-one "persons tried the annual
teachers' examination, and all failed
I**rence Minor is visiting his \be*
Miss^Lucretia Minor, whom he P
has not seen for seventeen years.
Mrs. M. L. Mead -returned from
Cleveland, Monday, after a visit of
several days to her mother and sister.
Quite a number of persons came in
on an excursion from Nashville, Sun
day,read the signs and then went home
again., *#f-. JJ*
Join Kennedy and' lafigM
have gone to Kirkville, Ky. to spend
The Barretts to hang next week.f&i
Good words for Harrison &i1
gHH and Morton. Sjp^**
All Sorts from the Flo^Htf
Go to Mrs. Geo.
out the country, ammatesva nation with
hope, and assures the pai% of victory
The political "dry bones" are rattling
togather. The party is quickened and
is prepared to enter the campaign with
unprecedented zeal and energy. The
Colored people also are arming for ac
tive service. Let the good people of
Minneapolis arise to duty, organize
their armies and maich forth to do duty
to their countay service to their, party
and honor to themselves.
We were glad to see a number of Col
oi ed citizens at the ratification meeting
held in Harmonia hall Moday evening
by the several Republican clubs of the
city. And especially, as per agreement,
Rev. Reynolds advanced to the front of
the platform amid long and feeling ap
plause. He was as usual, precise and
eloquent. After praising the party for
its good judgment in selecting Harrison
and Morton as standard bearers of the
party, he reviewed the differences be
tween the platforms of the tw parties
a very clevei manner and alluded to
the political outrages of the South in
which the Colored people were the
sufferers in away which left its impres
sion on the audience. Col. Plilmmer
of Dakota, and Hon. Mahlon Chauce, of
New York, were present: both made
rousing speeches in behalf of the party
platform, and srored on every sitie the
Mills' bill and its free trade advocates.
The meeting closed with three cheers
for the Republican ticket.
Williams for your
meals. *$$ T-^
Tbe contract fjffe St Peter
M. E. church are doing rapid work.
St. Anthony lodge will give a public
installation on or about the ?9th of
Mr. Emory Mitchell left for Montana
on Tuesday, where he will remain until
about the middle of November.%0^
Mr. Joe Matthews left Tuesday even
ing for Chicago, from there he goes to
Grand Rapids, Mich., he expects to re
turn in about two weeks.
Mr. L. H. Hurd left for Chicago
Thursday evening on a visit, he leaves
there for Louisville, his old home from
there to New York and return.
Timothy and Pete Barrett will hang
next week. Notwithstanding the time
grows apace when justice shall be meted,
they effect the same nonchalence that
has characterized them since their cap
ture. i *l Z- U-A'*
The picnic given by Messrs George
Williams and R. Burk Thursday June
28th \sas quite largely attended, and
was a most enjoyable occasion. Thev
remained until a late hour. Dancing
and boat riding were the principal en
Don't use the many mixtures and
messes that are being sold as chewing
gums and think one as good as another.
Colgan's Taffy-Tolu is made of pure
native gums and is endorsed by the
best chemists and physicians in the
land, It is absolately pure and harm-
less.' 5 i
The case against Caesar Wan en came
up Monday, owing to the disagreement
of the jury, he was placed under $150
bonds andlfee case was continued. The
story is-a bttle wi&te,girl about 11 years
old, caiied Warren ft ^ia^fger." After
wards when passing the bouse. He
(Warren) threw a brick in the window
I, A M. E Church Notes.
The morning services were not
largely attended on account of the ram,
but those present had a glorious time.
At 3.30 p. m., Mrs. Electra Walker
was immersed by Rev. J. M. Henderson
at the Highland Park Baptist church,
the baptistry of which was kindly placed
at the disp jsal of St. James church.
The evening services had the usual
excellent attendance. Mr. and Mrs.
Macafee and Mrs. Poindexter united
with the church. f-lp^^
Rev. Henderson had called upon all
to join in singing the doxology, when
one of the officers reminded him that
that the collection had not been taken
up. It is something unusual for a
pastor to forget collections, but, not
withstanding the fact that over|6,000
have been raised during this year, Rev.
Henderson says less about money thun
any clergyman in his connection.
The mite boxes are all to be turned
in tomorrow, those having them are
urged to bring them in. fi!?^
Monday evening the ladies will give
a strawberry festival, each will &
striking her in the face. *-fe
The Republicanjarty bavff^tf'se
lected.the.ir standard bearers. The
^^rnonadeperson free A
*j be given by Mrs. T. H.
Lyles to the person bringing in the
Don't forget Monday night.
All of the young people of thelyty are
invited to be present Sunday evening,
a special service is being prepared for
the young people.
Saturday evening, Mr. Chas. D. Sharp
and Miss Fannie" Thompson were
united in marriage at the residence of
the bride's mother, Mrs. Kellum, by