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TnE "Afro Indepent" paid its respects
to the APPEAL last week in the only man
ner in which Buch sheets show their
ability, viz by personalties. The edit or
of the APPEAL does not care what the
opinion of the editor of the "Independ
ent" is in regard to himself personally
and he is at liberty to say anything he
pleases time will prove the truth or
falsity of his assertions, but the APPEAL
hopes, at least, that regarding the course
of the APPEAL that be will not follow the
usual Democratic customlying. It may
be, as the Independent says, that the
APPEAL has not, during its three years
of existence, accomplished anything for
the people who support it, but, if that
be a fact, whic h, to draw it mildly, we
ery much doubt, we must plead that it
was our misfortune rather than our fault
Yet, we KNO'rt that the "Afro Independ
ent" after having been in the field two
weeks, can name nothing that the APPEAL
has done to the detriment of the people
who support it It was very unfortun
ate for the Independent that it cited the
ulia Payne case as one in which the
APPEAL took no more interest than a
Democratic paper would have taken.
The readeis of the APPEAL know that to
be false in every particular. And so
does the editor of the "Independent" if
he knows anything about it at all. But,
if he wishes to know the truth of the
matter, which we very much doubt, we
lefer him to the issue of July 7th of the
current volume, where he will And head
lines to an article fully three quarters of
a column long, of which the following
are a fac simile:
A Respectable Colored Woman
Lured to a Lonely Spot by a
white Monster in Human
Form and Brutally
Where is Judge Lynch Now?
There is also a three quarter column
editorial on the case which is the only
editorial in that issue. Perhaps we did
not do as much as the "Independent"
would have done in such a case, but, as
the "Independent" has not had such a
glorious oppoitunity to show itself, vie
will wait until such a time occurs, and
then we will see what we will see. The
other slurs and innuendoes cast at the
editor of the APPEAL we do not consider
of sufficient importance to refer to, other
than to say, that the APPEAL never has
been and never will be used for the
purpose of self erandizement, and we
hope the editor of the "Independent"
will not judge us by himself. The AP
PEAL belongs to a legally incorporated
joi nt stock company comprising a a re-
epp' 'e number of both Colored and
^ens in St. Paul, Minneapolis,
who have backed it with,
because they believe it had
and will continue to do,
Colored people of the
APPEAL has never
^rtain sound, and its
no wise been con-
#3en acceptable to a vast majority of its
patrons. I has not pleased everybody,
but no paper does. The Son of God did
not please a portion of the world, for the
salvation of which left His throne in
heaven and passed thirty odd years as a
man on His footstool. W cannot hope
to be more successful than Christ. We
are unqualifiedly opposed to tbe course
pursued by the "Independent"the
name is a misnomer, Democrat would be
nearer the truthand do not intend to
aid the schemes of its managers by keep
ing up a controversy and thus advertis
ing their sheet. The APPFAL is known
to the people and is willing to rest its
cage with them. The "Independent"
is a new aspirant for public favor, and
is working in a groove exactly opposite
to that followed by the APPEAL. This is
a free country,at least it is so called
and the people are at liberty to choose
the course they shall pursue. If the
"Independent" proves to be the winner
in the race, we say amen! as we believe
in the survival of the fittest. I the fut
ure we shall accord the "Independent"
the usual professional courtesy existing
between newspapers, but we shall not
enter upon a mud-slinging contest as we
have no desire to come down to that
level in journalisn now, after nearly ten
3'ears avoiding it, for the purpose of ad
vertising the "Independent." Con
scious that we are doing that which is
right, and for the best, we shall continue
our course according as God gives us
strength and knov ledge. W feel satis-
fied that the best citizens, both. Colored
and white, are with us, and so long as
that is the case we are satisfied. And,
when the cold chilly winds of November
-are being wafted over the grave of the
"Independent" we will be stillMoing
business at the old stand. Our answer
to future slings from the "Independent"
we give now, in advance, in the memor
able words of Ben Butler "Shoo fly'
Don't bother me!"
The Miunesota State Fair begins Sept.
10th and continues to the 15th.
Remembers the Fisk Glee Club concert
at St. James church next Friday evening
Rev. J. M. Hmderson left Tuesday for
a trip to Chicago. He will return to-day.
The fashionable thing to do now is to
get up a party and attend the exposi
tion at Minneapolis.
Mrs. W. H. Morris entertained at tea
Tuesday evening Mrs. A. Kirtley, Miss
Ella Smith and Miss Lizzie Ridley.
"School" at the Peoples' has had a good
run dnring this week. Next week by re
quest of many citizens the Lady of Lyons
will be presented.
Mr. and Mrs. John Glover entertained
at dinner Wednesday Mrs. Lucy Dand
ridge, Messrs. E. Rucker, C. Johnson, J.
M. Hunduson and the APPEAL.
Mrs. Lucy Dandridge who has discov
ered the art of straightening kinky hair
is in the city at No. 394 Robert street,
where she may be consulted by those
desiring her services.
Among the guests at Hotel de Mink,
No. 56 E. Sixth street this week, are: F.
L. Fortson, T. J. Calloway, T. W. Talley,
I. Anthony, S. A. D. McCallister,
members of the Fisk University Glee
The business at the Olympic continues
good and the show excellent, next week,
Pat Killen's congress of novelties, an en
tirely new company of the best artists in
the profession. There will be scientific
exhibitions of the manly art of self de
fense nightly. The show next week wUl
eclipse all former efforts.
Officer W. Wilson, went to Hastinglast
Saturday aud arrested Alice St. Clair who
threw her newly born child into a garb.,
age barrel a few days before. The coro
ner jury decided that the child was alive
when born. The case will be tried as
soon as the un-natural mother recovers
sufficiently to attend court, where she
will be made to pay the penalty of her
The young folks of the city have orga
nized the "St. Paul Dramatic Club." Miss.
Leona Landre is president and Mr
George James vice-president. The mem
bers are Misses Viola Berry, Lizzie Buck,
Hatie Wilkins,Florence Singgcros Messrs
John Drake, Ed. James, Richard Farr,
Cincinnati Hawkins. The next meeting
will be held Tuesday night at Miss Leona
A nice little social took place at the re
sidence of Mr. T. Griswood last Mon
day evening. Readings, recitations, sing
ing, music and dancing filled the evening
to completion. There were present Mr.
and Mr. W. H. Clay, Mrs. Jas. A. Tho
mas, Mrs. Carrie Webb, Misses Mary
Hunton, Lettie Wilson, Francis Lewis,
Hattie Johnson, Lulu and Nellie Gris
wood, Messrs. Johu Luca, O. D. Howard,
W. Brown, C. A. Mason, W. J. Lof
ton, R. Jefferson, J. H. Hickman, T. W.
The Republican county convention was
held last Wednesday and as there was a
very large majority of Scheffer men in
the convention the adherents of McGill
and Merriam made no opposition and
every thing worked as smoothly as if
greased for the occasion. The editor of
the APPEAL was the only Colored dele
gate. There were no Colored delegates
selected to attend the state conventi on
but Mr. R. C. Howard was elected to the
congressional convention. The state con
vention meets in Anoka next Wednesday
when the next governor of Minnesota
will be nominated.
Those who failed to go to the Grand
last week during the engagement of Jar
beau missed seeing the clever perform
ance of Clarence Duval, a Colored boy
picked by Jarbeau about a year ago
and is considered to be her mascot.
is now a regular member of the company
and is billed just tbe gse the re$
His performances here were wellreceived
and repeatedly encored, his drum major
act cannot be excelled anywhere. Louis
James and Marie Wainwright took up
the first half of this week at the Grand in
tragedy. Rices' Conrad the Corsair ran
during the last half to crowded houses.
Next week we will have French and
Sangers spectacular melo-drama "Harbor
Last Sunday night Rev. Father Shan
ley delivered his discourse upon "Con
fession" at the*Colored Catholic church.
He explained to a large audience that
confession was an express, contrite, but
secret self-accusation to a duly author
ized priest, of all grevious sins commit
ted after baptism or since the last con
fession. also refuted the charges
made by non-Catholics and Protestants,
that the priest receives money to ab
solve sins. showed through his dis"
course where the Almighty God cer_
tainly can, if it so pleases Him, depute
certain men to forgive sins in His name,
just as well as depute certain men to ad
minister baptism, communion, and mat
rimony. He will continue the same sub
ject next Sunday night. All aie invited
Hunt up Your Book.
All the Colored depositors in the
Freedman's Bank are to be paid the
money due them from the bank. So all
who have books should hunt them up,
and present them at the proper time
and get the money due on them.
4 Harvest Excursions 4
SBPTEMBER 11TH, AND 25TH, OCTOBER 9TH,
The MINNEAPOLIS & ST. LOUIS
RY. ("Albert Lea Route") will sell upon
above named dates round trip excursion
tickets to points in Minnesota, Dakota,
Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Mississippi,
Tennessee, Indian Territory and Eastern
Colorado, at rate of ONE FARE for the
round trip. Tickets good 30 days from
date of Sale. Stop-overs granted in the
territory to which tickets are sold. For
information regarding rates, maps, etc.,
call on any agent, or write to
E. A. WHITAKER,
Minneapolis, Minn. G. T. & P. A.
Misses Britton and Jackson have re
turned to their homes in Lexington,
The Armour Mission picnic took place
Tuesday. All nationalities weie lepre
sented, including a large number of Col
Miss Addie Ralston, who has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. W. C. Franklyn
of St. Paul, has returned to Chicago and
intends opening a studio.
The Garden City Literary Club gave
an excellent concert at 682 Austin Ave.
Thursday evening. The various nam
beis were enjoyed by those present.
The Visiting Ladies.
It is seldom one sees so much beauty
and gallantry collected together as the
APPEAL man saw when he entered Lin
coln Hall, Tuesd ay night. The occasion
was the party given by the Western
League in honor of ladies visiting Chica
go. The evening was spent in dancing
Those present were Misses, Mamie Long,
Octavia Lucas, Gertrude Moore, Laura
Thomas, Louisville, Nellie Battles, Maud
Ralston, Ida Ferguson. Olhe Jamebon,
Gertie Jackson, Lizzie Geddy, St. Paul,
Bertha Grant, Annie Dorsey, Alice Har
vey, Susie O'Hara, Paducah, Mamie
Richardson, Boston, Carrie Weeks, Sa
die Robinson, Hattie Brown, Louisville,
Messrs. D. P. French, W. H. Wright,
John Jaycox, Jas. Batts, Chas Jordon,
E. C. Smith, R. C. Davis, T. W. Lee, S.
J. Evans, Granville Harding, Will
Thompson, Jas. Lewis, Harry Jones,
Will Fowler, Geo. Hawley, Chas. Hack
ley, Harry Hudson, Sam Kiines, Chas.
TO MINNESOTA, DAKOTA, MONTANA.
For the information of all parties de
siring to take a trip through Northern
Minnesota, Dakota or Montana for the,
purpose of looking over the country, or
with the idea of selecting a new home
within the boundaries of the grandest
wheat belt in the world, and an agri* ul
tural country suitable for diversified
farming, dairy and stock purposes, the
St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry.
will put in effect a rate for the round
trip from St. Paul to points on its line
cheaper than ever before. September
11th and 25th, and October 9th and 23d,
tickets will be sold from all points south
and east of St. Paul.
For maps and information apply to
your home ticket agent, to any agent of
the company, or
F. I. WHITNEY,
Gen'l Pass, and Tkt. Agt.,
St. Paul, Minn.
"The Burlington" (C. B. & N. R. R.)
will sell tickets to almost all points in
Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louis
iana, Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, New
Mexico, Indian Territory, Kansas, Col
orado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Minnesota,
Dakota and Montana, at the low rate of
one fare for the round trip. Dates of
sale, September 11th and 25th, and Oc
tober 9th and 23d. ."For tickets, rates,
and any information, apply to any agent
of the C. B. & N. R. R., or write to W
J. C. Kenyon, Gen. Pass. Agent, St. Paul
21 EAST THIRD STREET, ST. PAUL ,MINN.'
Brown (looking at rogg scrkp^dowK?
which is made up of biographical
sketches)"Ah, you have here among
Prominent Men' a Prof. Smith. What
Smith ~was he? I never heard of him/'
Fogg"He was a teacher of mine."
Brown"Ah! and how particularly
enator Voorhees' Tariff Views Seven Tears
Ago and To-Day.
We observe that Senator Daniel W.
Voorhees has been opening the Dem
ocratic campaign in Indiana. At vari
ous points in his diversified career Sen
ator Voorhees has shown his convic
tion with Hosea Biglow that
A maroiful Providence fashioned us holler
O' purpose that we might our principles swal
But he has never shown a larger ca
pacity for the job than this time. Sen
ator Voorhees blossoms forth in this
speech as a free-trader, "trace chains,"
'tin plate" and all. The "enormous
subsidies and bounties to the manu
facturing barons fill him with wrath.
"The old, huge, grinding war taxes"
rouses his inmost scorn. Senator
Voorhees declares he is much mis
taken if the manuiacturer of the North
will not be cited as a counterpart of the.
Southern slaveholder," whom Senator
Voorhees did what he could to aid in
breaking up the Union.
Yet this was not always thus with
Senator Voorhees. Seven years ago
he went to Atlanta and made a protec
tion speech. It was a year when Dem
ocrats were still smarting under the
defeat of a "tariff for revenue only,"
and Senator Voorhees preached pro
tection as the safe Democratic path to
power. He was called to account for
his departure from the platform of
1880. But Senator Voorhees was not
to be stopped When he g-ot back: to
Terre Haute he wrote a letter, pub
lished at the time, and this is what he
said in it:
What I said there was upon mature reflec
tion. I expected to he criticised, and for that
reason I asked no one to share my responsi
bility by consulting in advance. The platform
of 1880 was a violent departure on the subject
of the tariff, and has no precedent in the his
tory of Democratic platforms adopted in Na
tional conventions I have examined them all.
The declaration for a "tariff for revenue only"
was never before made in a National Demo
cratic convention and 4s a burlesque on com
mon sense. Every tariff on imported goods
necessarily protects something manufactured
in the United States. To avoid all protection
we must abolish aU tariff and resort to direct
taxation. The great question, while we have a
tariff for revenue, is to so adjust it as to afford
the protection which it always carries to those
interests which need and deserve protection,
and to withdraw it where it is not needed.
This was my position at Atlanta. No more
and no less. We are compelled to have atanff
for revenue, and protection is one of its abso
lute incidents, from which there is no escape,
and while this state of things exists I want the
West and the South to embrace the advan
tages which arise from it. We lost Indiana In
the last three weeks of the campaign of 1880 on
the absurd issue made by our platform on this
subject. In my opinion that issue will never
again be presented in that form by a Demo
cratic State or National convention, and my
purpose at Atlanta was to aid in securing a
sound position for the party hereafter. I was
warmly indorsed in the South by leading men
who have styled themselves free traders.
The policy I declared will make the South the
richest part of tbe globe and will promote the
best interests of Indiana. By living, moving
and aoting in view of the Dresent interests,
and not by clinging to mere theories without
any possible application, the Democratic par
ty has a great future, but not otherwise.
These conditions have not changed
since this letter was written. Protec
tion is as much needed in the South
and Indiana as it was seven years ago.
If it was an "absurd issue" to propose
to rid the tariff of protection then, it
is now. If such a policy "lost Indiana
in the last three weeks of the cam
paign" then, why not now in the last
To do Senator Voorhees justice, he
is probably of the same opinion still.
But the President has set the pace in
his message, and Senator Voorhees,
like other Senators and leaders, needs
must follow.Philadelphia Press.
THE HASKIN DEFECTION.
I Proves Th at the Revolt Against Cleve
land I of Great Importance.
The abandonment of the Demo
cratic party by John B. Haskin means
something more than^fhe defection of
one man and the gain of a single vote
for the Republican party. Mr. Haskin
W5is the ablest and most conspicuous
Democrat in the New York delegation
in the House of Representatives in
the two Congresses next preceding the
opening of the war. It was Haskin
who led the movement in the House, in
opposition to the attempt of the South,
to commit the Northern Democracy to
the extension of slavery. Then, too,
ab now,he was an ardent and. outspoken
opponent of free trade, although con
tinuing his opposition within party
lines. For years past he has been
one of the most prominent members
of the Tammany section of the Demo
cratic party, the title given him by his
admiring friends and co-workers in
that society being the Tuscarora
Tammany, as a faction, has always
favored the protective policy. This
was the case during the days of the
John Kelly regime, and there has been
no change in this particular since Kel
ly's death. The tariff question, in faet,
has been one ol the points of difference
between the Tammany creed and that
of its great rival, the County Democ
racy. I am a protectionist," said
Mr. Haskin to a newspaper correspond
ent, "and will vote the Republican
ticket, and I know of many who never
before voted against the Democracy
who will vote with the protectionists
this year." "Our homes, our indus
tries and our flag," "mus
and this year I can best carry it out
by voting for Harrison and Morton.1'
In this he undoubtedly voices the sen*
timent and purpose of thousands of
members of the Tammany Society, and
of tens of thousands of Democrats out
side of New Tork City in other parte
of the State and throughout the cour
it is useless for the Democratic lead
ers to attempt to underrate the impor
tance or the extent of the revolt with
in the party. The drift to the Re
publicans is too widespread and de
cided to be pooh-poohed as of no con
sequence and as unworthy of notice.
It is true that this is coincident with a
counter movement of Republicans to
the Dem ocratic party. Compared with
the former, however, this latter move
ment is insignificant in volume and ex-
THE SECOND-TERM ROAD BLOCKED.
tent. The Republicans gain four at
least to every one which they lose. No
intelligent, unbiased Democrat who
reads the newspapers carefully will
say that this is an extravagant esti
mate. In every Northern State thou
sands of men who have always voted
the Democratic ticket in the past are
arraying tbemselves under the Repub
lican banner. This tendency is par
ticularly active in the State which the
Democracy is seeking to make the bat
tle-ground of the campaign. Journal
ists, politicians and men representing
every department of endeavor in New
York who were among the most earnest
and outspoken champions of Mr.
Clevela nd in 1884: are coming over to
the support of Harrison this year.
This is a fact which the Democracy
can not deny. Nor can they explain
it satisfactorily on any other theory
save that of a wide-spread and em
phatic protest in the party against the
vicious and un-American policy of the
Democratic leaders. The Haskin in
cident demonstrates that even among
the older and more conspicuous Demo
crats the revolt against Cleveland is
widespread and important.St. Louis
Hard Facts for Laborers, Mechanics,
Farme rs and "Reform" Cranks.
A reliable home market is tbe best
of all markets. People consume more
when prosperous than when poverty
stricken. Our fifty-five millions of
prosperous Americans afford a better
market than any other two hundred
and fifty millions in the world. As a
consumer every American is undoubt
edly equal to ten Chinese.' With all
our increased facilities for manufactur
ing, we are not only consuming nearly
all we produce, but also importing and
consuming more foreign made goods
per capita than 1860. The city of
Philadelphia alone now produces an
nually more yards of carpeting than
the entire United Kingdom of Great
By reducing American labor 50 per
cent, we might complete with England
or 66 per cent., with Germany, or 90
percent., with India or 94 per cent.,
But in order to reach these delusive
foreign markets we shall have spoiled
our own home market, for, by cutting
down wages, we bave taken away the
purchasing powef of our own people.
The remarkable prosperity^ the
American people is largely due to the
high wages earned and expended by
wage workers. With earnings re
duced, the purchasing power of the
masses is immediately diminised, and
the people all suffer. Not only are
the laboring people deprived of the
enjoyments of life, but all classes are
The following table shows the in
crease of consumption in the United
States under twenty years of protec
UNITED STATES. In i860.
Value of total man
Total importations... 8362,166,254
Value of manufact-
ures per capita 863 00
Importations per cap-
Total per capita.. $78 20
But if we would, even at such great
sacrifice, we can not easily secure
these coveted foreign markets. Estab
lished trade is not easily diverted into
new ehanaels. Foreign tariffs are
against us. Even England at the
present time is shut out of nearly every
important market in the world as ef
fectually as from our own. Her own
colonists maintain high tariffs against
her, and her markets are supplied by
protected countries with goods cheaper
and better than her own.
Mr. Gladstone, in 1881, said England
was annually paying $225,000,000 for
manufactures that they ought to have
made themselves. Sir Edward Wilmot,
M. P., in a pamphlet just published,
gives ten articles of manufacture which
have cost England $1,400,000,000,
while the operatives in these lines have,
been on the verge of starvation.
Let us then, throwing theories to the
winds, develop and perpetuate a good
home market, and be content with
such foreign trade as can be done wjth-^
out injury to home markets. ~^f|t
Of all the delusions I have ever
known, the idea of political equality
between the white and black races
seems to me the, greatest*."Juag*
PUNG ENT^PARAG APHS.
In polite circles the word "drunk^
or "intoxicated" is no longer used.
"Overestimated his capacity" is the
Old gentleman (to convict)"What
is the most objectionable feature you
find in prison life, my dear friend."
Convict "Wisitors."JV. T. Sun.
"Look out for number one" is like
the baseless fabric of a dream to a
widow on the "qui vive for a second hus^
It is said that kissing was intro
duced into England by Rowena. There
are lots of fellows who would like to
subscribe $5 for a monument to Rowena.
Burlington Free Press.
St. Louis man (witnessing "Julius
Caesar")"Do you notice, my dear,
with what stately grace Brutus moves
about?" Wife"Yes, and he is in his
night-gown, too. It's wonderful!"
"I notice," remarked Amy, *that
the milk shake is making a heap of fuss
now "Yes," replied the High School
girl, "the lacteal agitation is responsi
ble for considerable perturbation."
Some one says that an umbrella
will last much longer if it is placed
with the handle downward to dry. To
preserve it still longer, attach, it to
your body with a long chain and pad
lock. Norristown Herald.
It is not always easy to tell whether
Or not a woman really means what she
flays 5 but this rule does not apply when
she is expatiating on the accomplish
ments her baby. She may be mis
guided, but she is always perfectly
"All the men are not fools, any-
how," snapped Mrs. Curtly to her hus
band during a little domestic discus
sion. "No, my dear," replied Mr.
with true manly politeness. "No,
there area few bachelors left as sam
Did you ever notice how incon
sistent women are? Nothing touches
them in such, a tender spot as tbe sug
gesti on of antiquity, and yet what do
niae out of ten of the dear creatures
say when they meet each other on the
street? They say: "Why it's been an
age since 1 saw you!"
do you li ke your new house out in the
suburbs?" Jones"The on ly objection
I have to it is that it is so far to the
police station in case of burglars."
"Why didn't you rent a house near a
saloon? You can always find a police
man hanging around there."Texas
Mrs. Lenox Hill, Jr. (getting ready
to leave town)"Lenox, wliere snail I
hide these silver spoons, in case thieves
break in? Do you think between the
mattresses would be a good place?"
Mr. Lenox Hill, Jr. (who knows what
he is talking about)"Nonsense! Put
them into one of your dress pockets in
the closet, and if a burglar finds that,
he deserves the spoons!"Puck.
"The types," observes a Southern
Missouri paper apologetically, "made
us allude last week to our esteemed
townsman, Mr. Polhemus, as a villain
ous lounger. W wrote 'versatile law-
yer.' The error was overlooked by our
proof-reader, a gentleman recently
from Texas, who assures us, in exten
uation of the oversight, that the two
terms mean pretty much the same
thing where he came from.1
Clergymen should be brief and to
the point. A Boston clergyman once
had a broad hint to that effect. "W
would like to have you short when you
marry us, said a prospective bride
groom, "because we are going West."
"How soon after the ceremony will you
start?" asked the clergyman. "In
about a week," was the reply. Then
the minister realized he had a reputa
tion as one possessing the gift of con
ORIGIN OF PETROLEUM.
The Plausible Theory Advanced by a Dis.
tinguished Russian Chemist.
He origin of petroleum has been ex
plained both on the organic and inorgan
ic theory. The commonly accepted view
which is held by many American geolo
gists, is, that it has been formed by the
distillation of organic remains by the
internal heat of the earth. Others con
sider that it has been formed directly
from its elements by chemical reac
tions, and that its existence is in no
way dependent upon the organic re
mains of former geological ages. Pro
fessor Mendelejeff, the distinguished
Russian chemist, has recently advanced
a theory of the inorganic origin of pe
troleum which is of considerable inter
est. Briefly stated, he believes that
in the interior of the earth iron is
present in large quantities, qombined
with carbon in the form of a carbide.
Now, when water from the surface
reaches this heated carbide of iron the
oxygen combines with the iron, re
placing the carbon, which unites with
the hydrogen, forming the hyd rocar
bons of which petroleum and natural
gas are principally composed. The
most important practical point of this
theory is, that, if true, the formation of
these substances may be continually
going on, so that we need have no fear
of the supply becoming exhausted.
Marvelous Brute Sagacity.
IB Vanderburg County, Indiana, the
otW day, a horse was standing- tied
to a fence, when a drunken man delib
erately plunged his pocket-knife into
the dumb brute's neck. The gash was
a long one, and quite severe, and the
blood flowed from the wound profusely.
The horse writhed in agony, and in
its struggles broke the hitching- rein
and ran out of the lot. The horse kept
up its speed down the road until it
came to a drug store. Th animal
stalked into the store and went as fat
hack as the prescription case and set
up a most pitiful neighing, The clerk
was alarmed, but spoke gently to the
animal, and, taking a sponge, bathed
the ugly wound in cool water, much to
the relief of the brute. Th proprie
tor then sewed up the wound and tied
a band around the animal's neck. The
horse was then led back, seemingly
happy and contented. Th druggist
is positive in the assertion that this is
the neatest case of brute sagacity on
record, and points out the blood spots
I on the floor of his store in proof of the
THE SAVINGS BANK O ST PAUL.
Rice Block, S. W. Corner of Fifth
Five per cent, interest paid on time
deposits. Money loaned on improved
city property. Transacts a general
banking business. Capital, 850,000.
Surplus and undivided profits, $20,409.-
38. Open Saturdays from 6 to 7 m.
John S. Prince, President. Edward J.
St. James A. M. E. church, corner
Fuller and Jay streets. Sabbath ser
vices, 11:00 a. m. Wednesday evening
prayer meeting, 8 in. Fiicay even
ing ass, 8:00 p. m. Rev. John M.
Henderson, Pastor, residence, 173
Cliar.es street. Days for pastonal visits
Monday and Tuesday. Days at home
Wednesday and Thnrsdav. Weddings,
funeialsand the sick, promptly attend
ed to upon notice.
REAL ESTATE, LOANS
John L. Neal,
224, Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis
Room No. 1.
Property for Sale in all parts of the
city. Money to Loan on City or Farm
property. Abstracts f'zrnisbed and
MINNEAPOLIS and St. LOUIS
AND THK 7AH0XTS
Albert Lea Route
Two Tnrougn Trains Daily
FBOM ST. PAUL and MINNEAPOLIS
Without change, connecting with the
fast trains of ali lines for the
EAST AND SOUTHEAST]
The direct and only line running thiough
cars between Minneapolis and
DES MOINES, IOWA
Via Albert Lea and Fort Dodge.
Direct Line Watertown, Dakota
Solid Through Trains, a
MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. LOUIS,
and the principa
South an i 1
cities ol the Mies-
for all points
Many Hours Saved and the only
Lino running Two Trains Daily to Kan
sas City, Leavenworth and Atchison
making connections with the Union Pa
cific and Atchison, Topeka and Sante
Close connections madein Union
Depot with all trains of the St Paul,
Minneapolis & Manitoba Nothern Paci
fic, St. Paul & Duluth Railways, from
\m\ to all poiuts North and Northwestl
Remember the Trains of the Minne
tpolis &St. Louis Hailway are torn posed
of Comfortable Day Coaches, Magnifi
cent Pullman bleeping Cars, Ilorton Re
dining Chair Cars, and our justly tele
brated Palace Dining Cars'
J" 150 lbs. of Baggage '"Vcked Free.
Fare always as Low *'.& Lowest! For
Time Tables, trough Tickets, etc.
call upon nearest Ticket Agent
write t S. BOYD,
Gen. Tkt. and Pass. Agt.,Minneapalis
Pioneer Lodge, No. 12.A.F.A.M. meets
the 1st and 3rd Mondays in each month.
Lodgb room on Jackson below Seventh.
All Master Masons in good standing are
invited to attend.
NELSON TAYLOR, "W. M.
JAS WOODFOKK, !-ec.
Stevens Lodge, No. 113, A. F. A. M.
meets 1st pnd 3rd Tuesdays in each
month at No. 198 W. 3rd street All
brother Masons in good standing are
TALBOTT BUSH, W. M.
J. i CoQciKi Sec.
Eethel Chapter, No. 28. R.A.M.,meeta
1st and 3rd Thursdays in each month at
No. 198, W. 3rd street. All Royal Arch
Masons in good stauding are always
J, F. COQCIUE H. P.
TALBOTT BLSII, Sec.
Pilgrim Commanderv, K. T., No. 22,
holds its regular monthly conclave the
2nd and 4th Thursdays in each month,
at their asylum, Stevens Lodge hall. All
Sir Knights in good standing are cor
W. H. HAMPTON, E. C.
CHAS. MOEGAN, Rec.
Mars Lodge, G, U. O. of O. No. 2202,
meets every sen.nd and fourth Wednes
days, hall No. 317 Wabasha street, be
tween Third and Fourth.
J. B. JOHNSON, N. G.
F. D. PAKKER, Sec.
Brotherhood of Railway Porters meeta
1st and 4th Thursday evening at Pioneer
Lodge Room^ Jacksbn, betwen 6th and
A. W. BRAGG, Master Porrjr.
D. E. B&ASLEY, Secretary.
St. Anthony Lodg e, No. 2827, G. X7, O.
of O. F. meets at Ho. 220 Nicolett Ave.,
every Maecd and fourth Monday eve-
G. E ANnEBSON, N G.
Z, W. MITCHELL, P. S.
Sea exist in thousands of
but ar surpassed by the mar
els of invention. Those who are In
need of profitable work that can be done
while living at home should at once send
their address to Hallott Co., Portland
Mmi and re \e/ret-, mil information how
eitnersex, oiuu g, ctn e*m iron* i& toSSSE
per day *nd upwards wherever they live.
You are started free. Capital not required*
Some have made over 150 in a single dayatsfi*
this work. All succeed. _^ Hfl