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The APPEAL'3 News Budget.
The differences between the WESTERN
.APPEAL and its contemporaries is ap-
parent to the least observing. In most
of the papers a lot of stufi is thrown to
gether without uny regard for order in
the vain hope that the quantity will suit
the public. The matter in the APPEAL
as short and to the point. Tlieie is no
waste of wordB.
We do not use a column
The APPLAL is-a modern newspaper, up
to the times in everything. The people
know these things and appreciate them
and that's why the APPEAL has the larg-
est bona fide circulation ever attained
by a Colored paper published in Chita-
Miss Gertie Washington is back from
Revs. Chavis and Thomas have re
turned to the city.
Mi. D. Wilborn, of Springfield, Ohio,
was in the city this week.
Miss Mollie Marshall made a short
trip to St. Louis last week.
Miss Ella E. Jones, of Newark, is
visiting friends in the city.
The Wm. Llayd Garrison Waiters
Assembly picnic netted $129.
Miss Carrie Hancock returned from
-Cincinnati, Ohio, last Sunday.
You must read the APPEAL to be well
informed about Chicago affairs.
Miss Azaha Smith, ot Detroit, Mich.,
left for lier home last fcalurday.
Mrs. Susie Ousley has returned from
her visit to Omaha and Creston.
Mr. Henry Branham left Monday for
Knoxville where he will attend school.
Mrs. Selina Lee and Mrs. J. W. Hen.
derson are visiting friends in Weston,
Miss Annie Nelson returned last week
after a delightful MBit to Cincinnati
Mr. and Mrs. John Weekly enter
tained Rev. L. H. Reynolds at dinner
Good furnished rooms for ladies and
gentlemen at Mrs. Annie Williams, 517
Rev. Henderson went to Grand Rap
ids Wednesday to attend the Michigan
Miss Susie Williams has returned home
from the Sunday School Convention at
Mrs. Julia Thompson has returned
from Kalamazoo where she has been foi
We made a mistake last week in stat
ing that Mrs. Lincoln was fined $25, she
was fined only 3.
Dr. and Mrs. Perry of Richmond, Ind.
are the guests of Mrs. J. T. Curry, 3737
Cottage Grove Ave.
Mrs. F. C. Peterson and son of 2948
Dearborn are visiting her mother in
Don't forget the anniveisary of Esther
Court Monday e\ ening. September 17.
A great time anticipated!
Mrs. R. M. Hancock returned from
Waukesha, Wis. last Saturday, feeling
much lefreshed in health.
Miss Richie Cooper, after a pleasant
summer in Chicago, has returned to her
school work in Kansas City.
The axe fell at the last meeting of St
Marks Chapter and fifteen heads rolled
heads rolled into the basket.
Two nieely furnished rooms to rent to
man and wife or single gentlemen at
Mrs. N. J. O.Niel's 2530 Butterfield.
Will Mrs. F. Tyler, formerly residing
at 493 State St. kindly send her new ad
dress to APPEAL office, 32 Dearborn.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Boudin will cele
brate the fifth anniversary of their mar
riage on Thursday evening, Sept. 27.
A reception will be tendered by St.
Luke church Englesvood, to
Brown on next Tuesday Sept. 11. All
If you fail to receive your paper regu
larly, report at office or send postal to
C. F. Adams, 325 Dearborn St., rooms
Mrs. Bland's Hair Tonic is a matchless
remedy for dandruff. Get a bottle from
Mrs. Bland, 2623 Butterfield street. On
ly 25 cents.
Miss Laura Thomas, one of Louisville's
charming young ladies, who has spent
several weeks in Chicago, has returned
to her home.
Mr. William Bnnker, 2706 Dearborn
street says that Bubbins Great French
Oil cured him and his family of bruises,
headache and cramps.
The marriage of Miss Molly Pleasant
to Mr. Louis Stacker occurred Thursday
evening, at St. Stephens' A. M. E.
Church. Ceremony was performed by
All news, notes, or articles intended
for publication in the Chicago edition of dancing school will be held regularly
the WESTEHN APPEAL must be sent to the ery Wednesday evening.
Chicago office, 325 Dearborn street, and
not to St. Paul. gp
A. srand reunion of the various dele-
Boings of the Past Week in ail flT/^ !TJT ^f**! So She Tried'to Shuffle Off This
,_ r, Bethesda church took place Wednesday TUMM nn wm i ,i_
Part of the Grea* Metro_
polis of the West.
evening. Everything was fine and a
good time was had.
Mrs. Alice Bealer, sister-in-law of Mrs.
jaG Gray, of this city, departed this
life Monday, Aug. 27, 7:15 A..
to say what coujd be said in a few lines. Jacksonville have returned to the city
A little of everything is to be found in Mrg
27 7:1 5 A ar. was
buried from the residence of her son,
Henry Rudd 40 Athon St.
The 21st anniversary of Esther Court
No. 2 will take place at Central Hall,
news from every- Wednesday in honor ot Mrsu.n
It's fresh, bright, and breezy. Washington who left for home the next
day. Mesdames Young, Pitman, Ham
ilton, Green and Miss Edith Fossett
were among the guests.
Rev. L. H. Reynolds, of Minneapolis!
A Delightful Affair.
A very pleasant entertainment was
given Thursday night by Mrs. Fannie
Bryan, at her residence, 446 State St.
Dancing was indulged in until a late hour
and delicious refreshments were served.
Those present were: Misses Mary Brit
ton of Lexington, Lizzie Ridley of Nash
ville, Gracie and Francis Knighton,
Katie Adams, Richie Cooper, Mollie
Marshall, M. Dunlap of Memphis Mes
dames Ida Dempcy, Jno. G. Jones, Jas.
L. Branham, Melissa Elam, M. Williams
Messrs. Cowan, Cleary, Hammond, Sam
Bishop Jordan of Kansas City, Settles, Broadie,
Hackley, Hudson Midget and the AP
Miss Allie Gra Walsh 437 State street,
rear, is in search of information as to the
whereabouts of her father John Walsh,
or hi mother, Mrs. Nettie Thompson,
or her sister, Ida Thompson er uncles,
Charles, Fred, and John Anderson. She
was born at Columbus, Ohio, and stolen
from her parents at the age of six.
information will be gladly received by
The Ideal Socials.
The opening reception of the season
of the Ideal Social Dancing Club took
place Wednesday evening at Central
Hall. The hall has been remodeled and
repainted and looks very nice, and tli
er to be forgotten
fea'uie of the evening. The Ideals
VOL. NO. 15. ST. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS AND CHICAGO. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBEE 8, 1888.
THE WATERJOO COLD,
Morta Coi Wit Laud f1
George Ceased to Love Her."
For some time past Bro. Smith and
Sister Jones have been living together
man and wife. When questioned
Monday evening, September 17. A fine tainetd that they were not married,
program has been prepared. Music and
refreshments. See ad on 4th page.
Mesdames, Mary Washington, Julia
Burges and T. Cooper and Mrs. S. C. Chapel for the alleged misconduct
White who were delegates to the Wood
the matter Smith always main-
while Sister Jones declared that they
were joined in matrimony. Anyway
the pair were excluded from Quinn
A few dayB since fcistei Jones became
Baptist Association which met at despondent because Bro. Smit!h1 seemed
to be neglecting her and hios
"distractions" to another woman. She
upbraided hilme for his change of heart
comes to Bethel. Rev. W. Laws, of ]ive without you. Without you, George,
Galesburg, goes to Minneapolis. Rev
J. B. Dawson of Blooimngton goes to
Galesburg and Rev. W. F. G. Reed goes
always loved another." Although Sister
Jones was a widow and had known
many sorrows this was more than she
could bear. "Farewell my love I cannot
this world is but a dreary waste. Fare
well, I die." Hastening to a friend's
to Blooimngton. intention to leave thiosr wicke^ world by
Alfred John has been calling on Belle the lake route and asked her friend if
she would see to it that her grave was
Abbott to the exclusion of his wife
Alfred visited Belle Sunday night and kept green etc. then she lushed down
then came home to his spouse at 186 to the lake at the foot of Peck Court.
Pacific avenue. His wife asked where The water looked so cold and forbiad
he had been, was told, and slashed him iuK that the good sister concluded to try
in the arm with a razor. She was ar
Henry Forte, who ran away from Chi
cago a few weeks since has charge of the
Colored Democratic headquarters at
Cincinnati. Henry has been a Demo
crat for some time and now be thinks
he'll get some of the 60,000 Tom For
tune received from the Democratic com
mittee to use in Ohio.
Mr. John V. Bell, a young man from
Columbus, O., is doing the ornamental
plateiing on the Auditorium and is the
only Colored man employed on the
building. Mr. Bell is a fiist class work
man having been employed on the State
Capitol at Austin, Tex., and War De
partment building in Washington.
The Ladies' Relief Corps, John Brown
Post, have made arrangements for a spe
ih coach to go to Columbus, Ohio, to
attend the National encampment A.
R., which begins Monday, Sept. 10th.
Train leaves on the 9th. Those desiring
to go, are requested to send their names
to the secretary, Mrs J. Payne, 1331
State St. Fare, round trip $6.25.
For some time there has been a leak
in the till in the cashiers' desk at the
Woodruff House. Fully $100 in small
sums has disappeared, but the closest
watch failed to show where it went.
Saturday three mai ked half dollars were
missed and were found in the pocket of
John Cohen, a Colored elevator. Yes
terday Justice Lyon held him to the
Criminal Court in 00 bonds.
In a batch of mail received at the AP
PEAL office last Saturday was a paper
which attracted particular attention by
the peculiar hieroglyphics written on it.
It was addressed:
325 deabon streat"
"We at once jumped at the conclusion
that it must be the new democratic Col
ored paper, and so it was. It is called
"The Chicago Division" and isthe organ
of the nine Colored men who call them
selves the "Cook Co. Colored Democratic
Club." The paper is a six column folio
patent sheet, contains a salutatory, a few
local items, two column of clippings. E.
A. Payne and D. D. Dawson have their
names at the head of the column as edit
ors and proprietors and the democratic
paity pays the expense of the to do.
infme of her
another method of ending her unhappy
existence. (Methodists don't believe
in going under water very much.) Re
tracing her steps from the lake Mrs.
Jones went to Ebert's drugstore (every
body goes to Ebert's) and purchased a
bottle of laudanum which she drank
and then went home to die. She told
her friends what she had done and
they called in a doctor, who applied a
stomach pump and saved hey life.
Now Mrs. Jones says she does not wish,
to die, she is perfectly satisfied with
this \v orld. and all its appointments.
Sunday School Convention.
The Wood River Baptist Sunday
school Convention met in Jacksonville
last week. The following officers were
elected for the ensuing year. Spurgeon
C, White of Chicago, president Miss
Georgie De Baptiste of Galesburg, vice
president J. B. Bates of Alton secre
tary J. P. Johnson of Upper Ahon,
Treasurer. Mrs. Julia Plummer Bur
gess Chairman of Committee on Finance.
A paper on the proper qualifications of
a Sunday School teachc was read by
Rev. J. F. Thomas, of Chicago, which
treated the subject in an acceptable
An interesting discussionDoes the
relation of the Sunday School to the
school by the church?was opened
by the president, Mr. S. C. White, in a
very able manner, taking the ground
prohibition of Sunda^lab^r, abolition of
private detective system. Richard S.
Bryan, proprietor ib Estella Cafe
was nominated to tbe state legislature
and is the only Coloridman on the tick
et. If elected, Mr. Bryan, will make an
efficient legislator. i%
There will be a grand Leap
tertainment given by the ladies of Gold
en Gate Temple No. 2, aV Providence
Baptist church, 15 Irving avenue, Thurs
day evening Sept. 13-. ^Ladies come one
and all and eachrliring a gentleman With
you, as you will surelv have a~nice time.
Admission only 10 cents.
church warrant the entire control of the standing the heavy lain the entire day
and evening, there were seventy-five or
more in attendance. The Auxiliary clear-
that the control of the school by the
church depended upon circumstances.
Rev. -E JL Scragga, Mrs Amanda Ross,
of Decatur, Rev. E. H. Beverly, F. E.
Turner of Chicago, took part in the dis
cussion which was made interesting by
the pleasant interchange of opinions^
An important change was made in the
constitution, giving the Sunday chool
convention the right to choose its place
of convening, and not meet at the time
and place of the Wood River Baptist as
Smothered by Smoke.
"My God, I'm burning to death!"
shrieked Mrs. Mary Clark, as she rushed
from the frame house No. 2728 La Salle
street, Saturday night. Her clothing
was on fire, but a man who happened to
be passing took off his coat and smoth.
ered the flames. Mrs. Wooden, wi.e of
the barber, who occupied the lower
story was unable to get out and was
smothered by smoke. When Mr. Wood
en was informed of his wife's fate he
was frantic with grief. Mrs. Wooden
was thirty-five years of age, and was
somewhat crazed from the effects of long
illness. When the husband left Mrs.
Clark was watching with the sick woman
and sat up until Mrs. Wooden fell asleep,
when she herself dozed off. It is sup
posed that Mrs. Wooden awoke and
went into the kitchen, where she in
some manner over-turned a lamp. The
noise awakened Mrs. Clark who at
tempted to extinguish the fire, and so
ignited her clothing. Mrs. Clark's burns
A Select Picnic.
A pleasant crowd of young ladies and
gentlemen formed a picnic Wednesday
afternoon Aug. 29, at Garfield Park, in
honor of Miss Azalia Smith, of Detroit.
After partaking of a delightful supper
boating was indulged in until the music
ceased. Among those present were
^"y Misses, Lulu Gregory, of Detroit, Bertie
Lee, Mamie Johnson, Theodora Lee,
Lottie Washington, Pet Owens, Rose
Conrad, Annie Nelson, Jessie Mont
gomery and Alice Taylor.
beautiful ladies dressed in magnificent Saturday night. There were 419 dele-
costumes lent a charm to the scene nev- gates present. Benj. W. Goodhue was
Dancing was the chairman, Jos. E. Ogden, secretary.
Resolutions calling for the eight hour
Bryan for the Legislature.
The nominating convention held un
der tbe call of the Central Union Labor
Club assembled at Madison St. Theatre
system of work, prohibition of employ
menj of children under 15 years of age,
Horace Pearce Married.
The Selika concert took place Tuesday
The Dumas Club is rehearsing "Lady
Rev. O. H. Purrish has sold 600 copies
of his book, "What we Believe."
Mr. Horace Pearce and Miss Lucy
Jackson were married at Fifth Avenue
Baptist Church, Thursday evening.
George Pool, Colored, of Lafayette
street, was arrested Monday morning for
beating his wife in a most cruel manner.
Mrs. Callie Douglass, of Chicago, spent
a very pleasant week with her home folks,
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Peyton, of our city,
last week. They were delighted to see
her and did much to make her trip a plea
Frank Willis and Will Jackson, both
Colored, were arrested Monday morning,
charged with highway robbery. It is
alleged that Willis and Jackson held a man
named Murray up near Seventh and Green
streets, and stole $10.
Willis Taylor, theBColored porter of the
ed by Chas.Wilson, also Colored, at Jack
son and Walnut streets, one night this
week, and severly beaten abeut the head.
The assult was without provocation.
ofArough-and-tuutble Julia Lewis, 722 Grayso street,house at an
earl.y111 hour Sunday morning,mcausedt Johon
Wagner, Julia Lewis, Etfie Henderson,
one of the inmates of the house, and a
Colored servant, Bettie Robinson, to be
arrested and placed in Central Police sta
Attention Heroines of Jericho!
Reduced rates of a fare and one-third
for the round trip ($6.88) have been.se
cured for persons attending the Session
of the Grand Court of Heroines of Jer
icho of the State ot Illinois, held in Mat
toon, 111., Tuesday, Sept. 11th, 1888.
To secuie the reduction, tickets must
be purchased on the certificate plan.
For further particulars, consult the
ticket agent. IDA M. DEMPCY,
4 Harvest Excursions 4.
SBPTEMBEE 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 late 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.
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will sell tickets to almost all points in
Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louis
iana, Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, New
Mexico, Indian Territory, Kansas, Col
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Dakota and Montana, at the low rate ef them a call
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THE SAINTLY CITY.
Surprise Party to Rev. GrayMu
sicale at Odd Fellows' Hall
A Trip to Stillwaterj.
Thing's in General.
Hurrah for Merriam
Mrs. W. C. Hawkins left Tuesday for
an extended Visit to Chicago.
Mr. G. A. Grooms has opened a neat,
two chair barber shop No. 505 Sfc. Peter
Mr. C. H. Bush, who has been on an
outing trip to Bruel, Wis. returned home
Mrs. James W. Smith and her sister
Mrs. H. Howard leave to-morrow for a
visit to Minneapolis.
Mr. Ollie Hall left the City Thursday,
for Ottumwa, Iowa, where he willjoin^
the Sam Lucas Troupe.
Miss Tazzie Thomas, after a pleasant
stav in our city left Monday evening for
her home in St.Louis.
During the month of August $24,344.78
was received from the sale of postage
stamps at the post office.
During August the police made 694 ar
rests 62 of which were females. Fines
amounting to $2,147 were paid.
There were 362 building permits issued
during the month of August at an esti
mated value of $1,018,153 for buildings.
Miss Nellie Banks, who has spent the
summer in our city very pleasantly leaves
for her home in Kansas City to-morrow.
The pipes, arches, etc for the illum
ination are in place and the city will
show up in a blaze of glory during fair
Mrs. Cora Sterritt, of Ediua Mills,
spent the past week in the city, the guest
of Mrs. James Smith and Mrs. Allan
Mrs. Lew Johnson No. 572 W. 7th St.
is prepared to do crochet
ing in silk or worsted and all kinds of
Od^Fellows'orthedressmaking, Vty met'totTfeht-
1 in. 79,9. flrnvor otrna .if i__i.rt_i.__
The entertainment given at the resi
dence of Mr. Addison Evans, No.
Jacob street, by the Ladies Auxiliary of
the Church of Our Merciful Saviour,
August 31,was quite a success. Notwith
A baby scarcely tliree weeks old, was
found on the door-step of Mrs. Julia
iLrtliur's residence, No. 415 Jacob street,
Friday night about 9 o'clock. Accom
panying the child, was a trunk well sup
plied with baby clothes. While the fam
ily weie sitting in the room, the door-bell
rang and the sound of carriage wheels
was heard leaving the house The baby
was found outside, and was taken in the
house and will be cared for. A note was
left, asking that it be given all the atten
tion possible, and in due time they would
be remembered for their services.
The lady members of the families of luCordle Messrs N
for the purpose of organizing a House
hold of Ruth.
Rev. J. M. Henderson, wife and baby,
accompanied by his sister Mrs. Jones,
fight, the and brother Ben arrived from Chicago Charles street, which was a very plea-
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Hilyard entertained
at tea Friday evening of last week Rev.
R. Knight, P. E., Rev. Scott B. Jones,
and THE APPEAL.
Mrs. Mary McRoy nee Williams has
broken up her boarding house on Min
nesota street and left last Monday for
to permanently reside.
Mr. E. C. Robinson has moved from
Martin street to 432 St. Anthony avenue.
Mrs. Robinson, who has been indisposed
for the past three weeks has recovered
Mr. John Williams, a young candidate
for the ministry who has been spending
the summer at Omaha, Neb., passed
through the city Monday enroute to
During August the fire department
responded to twenty-two alarms of lire.
Damage to the amount of 3,595 was
done by fire to property, which was in
sured for $83,900.
A Harrison and Morton club was or
ganized Thursday evening, of last week,
of the eighth ward. The newly elected
officers for the present are F. D. Parker,
chairman C. A. Sweed, secretary.
The citizens, generally, are so well
pleased with the state ticket, that they
propose holdingagrand ratification mass
meeting some time next week, of which
due notice will be given.
"A woman of the people" an intensely
emotional drama, a great Paris and Lon
don success, will be presented for the
first time in this city, at the Peoples'
Theatre next week. Don't fail to see it.
Messrs. G. T. Jackson, and W. W. Mc
Coy will on Monday open an elegant
Tonsorial parlor on Jackson street be
tween Fifth and Sixth streets. They
are wide awake, energetic young men,
and we hope they will meet with suc
John Stewart, Colored, and Lodie Du
play, white, eloped from the West Side,
one day last week and went to Prescott.
They were followed and arrested. The
case came up for trial last Tuesday. The
girl was sent to the farm for 90 days, and
Stewart was put under $3,000 bonds to
the grand jury.
The "Little Four Club" gave a ger
man at the residence of Mrs. W. A. Hil
yard, on Martin St. Wednesday 29 ult.,
and had a splenJhd time. There were
present, Misses Cora Jackson, Vodie
Roberson, Mamie Dover, Nellie Gris
wold and "Pet" Hilyard Masters Willie
Francis, Chas, Fogg, James Dover, Fred
Messrs. James Woodford and C. A.
Carter have purchased the restaurant
No. 37S Minnesota, known at the "Del
naonico," which they have refitted and
refurnished in first class style, and are
prepared to satisfy the cravings of the
hungry public. They are competent
caterers and guarantee satisfaction. Give
Mr. Nat C. Goodwin has been espeeial
ly engaged at the Grand Opera House
for fair week Monday, Tuesday, and
B^W -4. V%IT Wednesday evenings "Lend Me Five
Shillings," and "Turned Up." Thurs-
day, Friday and Saturday evenings,
"Lend Me Five Shillings" and "Confu
sion" with special matinee Friday after-
noon. The regular Saturday matinee
will not be given on account of the great
sham battle at State Fair grounds.
Rev. Father Shanley delivered one of
his course of lectures last Sunday night
at the Colored Catholic Church on "Con
trition." He showed that contrition
was an interior grief, horror, and detes
tation of the sin committed, with the
firm resolve never more to relapse in
to evil habits. He also explained where
contrition includes in itself two acts, sor
row of the heart for sin committed, and
the purpose of the will to avoid sin in
the future. He will continue the same
subject next Sunday night. Let every
body come and hear the truth.
The most toney little social affair that
has taken place lately was a five o'clock
tea given in honor of Miss Tazzie Thom
as, of St. Louis, by Miss Bertha Heath
cock at the lesidence of Mrs. James
A. Thomas, on Dale street Fridav even
ng of last week. The tea wassimply de
lightful, but it could not be otherwise
when it was furnished, table ware and
all, by the famous cateier Mr. T. S. Wat
kins. Miss Heathcock played the part of
hostess to perfection, and her guests en
joyed themselves hugely. Those who par
took of her hospitality were. Mesdames
Carrie Webb. Jas. A. Thomas, J. C. Ber
ry Misses Tazzie Thomas, Celia Rober
son, Hattie Johnson, Lulu Griswold,
Blanch Parker. EllaSmith Messrs. Lew
is Wilson, Jas. Thomas, Jas. Wiley, THE
Aveiygay partvof folks left the city
Thursday evening to attend a grand par
ty at Stillwater given by Messis. J. R.
Robinson, Lewis Smith, and T. A. Rey
nolds at the residence of the latter. The
party was a grand affair in every partic
ular, and everybody was highly pleased.
The St. Paul contingent was as follows:
Misses Ella Smith, Bertha Heathcock,
Celia Roberson, Rosa Hill, Kittle Wil
kins, Alice Thompson Messrs. Chas.
and Richard Farr, W. Bloom, J. Edwards
W. B. Buckner, Richard Higdon, Chas
James, J. Thompson, Will Roberson, W.
T. Stradford, J. Q. Adams, Geo. Brady,
Minneapolis. Those from Stillwatei
~^v^ m^ K/.T m mow XTXID. uunco, iiuuui vxray ac ms residence JNo. 163
$2.00 PEE YEAE.
Rev. Reynolds' Removal Giyes
Club Etc. Etc
Mr. Nat. Goodwin has had a crowded
house at the Grand for the last week.
The Burk & William's dance, at Freya
Hall, Friday eve., Aug. 31st, was an en
Mr J. Waddle, gave a dance at his rink,
on the East side, Monday evening, Sept.,
3d. A large number were present.
Mrs. A- Jones, who has been visit
ing relatives and friends in this city, left
to join her husband in Sheldon, Dakota,
Mrs. J. H-xll, Mrs M. W. Lewis and
Mrs. M. Davis were in the city, Sunday,
inspecting our new church. They re
mained lor the evening service.
At a Republican Mass Meeting, held at
the People's Theatre, recently, your cor
respondent espied a number of our lead
ing politicians, reclining in their seats,
fast asleep The next day they were lect
uring on Judge Thurman's speech.
The management of the Exposition
have decided not to attempt to procure
Hon. Fred Douglass to speak on the 22d
of Sept., the day set apart as Colored
people's day. Whether or not the Colored
people will celebrate, remains h.n uncer
Members of the Fisk University Quar
tette, gave an exhibition of their harmoa
IOUS vocal power, at the Ply mouth Church,
Tuesday evening. It was all that could
be expected from the distinguished talent
and ability that gave it. The audience
was piofuse in its praise.
The People's Theatre has been the ren
dezvous for an unusual large attendance
for the past week, "Forty Nine" has
been presented with all the brilliancy of
peitoimance and grandeur ot
were: Mrs S. H.Hadley Misses Mattie mat has tiom first distinguished it amone
Green, Addie Lindsay, Mattie Lewis, Lu
Norns, C. Jackson
G. H. Lewis, E. Forrist, Peter Cropper,
T. Allen, E. W. Lindsey, John Cropper.
On Thursday evening, last week, a
surprise party was tendered to Rev.
William Gray at his residence No.
.j ant affair.. The party was unde~rth,__.v_.. di
rection of Mr. Moses Davis. The "Twi
light Quartette" of the Ryan Hotel capt.
Wm. Rowland, leader, entertained the
guests with sjuie excellent music. The
party brought a bountiful supply of re
freshments and spent the time most
pleasantly until a late hour. Those
present were: Mesdames Victoria Page,
Mary Wiley, Kate Allen, Josephine
Howard, M. J. Leavett, Lula Hickman,
Hattie Hobbs, Lucy Niter, Eliza Dish
more, Jessie Adams, America Parker,
Elizabeth Coleman. Misses, Amelia
Williams, Julia Turner, Christine Saun
ders, Dora Bassett, Lizzie Roach, Lulu
Jones Rena Bradbury, M. Hackley
Messrs. H. C. Fletcher, Harry Ellsey,
Jas. Williams, W. Roland, R. Bernard,
Clark, J. A Christman, J. Ii. Whit
ney, H. Morris, J. P. Pritchett, II. C.
Jackson, T. J. Holland, L. V. Gray, Rev.
F. Lomax and many others.
Miss Lena Taylor, of Frankfort passed
through our city this week oil her way
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. P. Morgan of
Hathwav St. entertained quite a number
of friends Monday night.
Miss Edie Mordecai who has spent
a very pleasant time in our City, return
ed home Thursday evening.
Mrs. Albert H. Fendeison, and a
party of friends, will attend the Lex
ington fair, which begins on the 13.
Mrs. Louis, of Cumnnnsvills will give
a reception in honor of her son's mar
riage. Mr. Andrew Louis to an Indiana
Mrs. Chas. Graham has been quite
ill at the residence of her mother, on
Walnut Hills, since her return from
Miss Ella Darnell, of Clinton St. en
tertained Misses Ross, Cole, Williams,
and a few of her home friends on last
Miss Mattie Fowles, the pleasant
young lady from Louisville has returned
home, leaving a certain young man's
heart in a sad fix.
Miss Blanche Liverpool is spending
a few days at Elm wood, visiting Mrs.
Chas. Blackburn, who has purchased
an elegant home there, and is as happy
as can be.
Miss Julia Williams, of Detroit, who
has been visiting Mrs. M. E. Liverpool
returned home Wednesday evening,
only to find her father very ill, and the
following day a dispatch reached Mrs.
Liverpool announcing his death.
Rev. and Mrs. Burcb, of Sherman Ave
gave an eatertainmhnt in honor ot
their guest, Miss Griffin of Detroit.
Every one had a happy time especially
Mr.and when she left for home Fri
day night perhips some tears were
Miss V. M. Burks, of Louisville, Ky.
is visiting Mrs. J, Watson of Coui St.
On her arrival at Mrs. Watson's
the parlors were well filled with ex
pectants and we will only gay, that
calls did not stop until 11 P. M. Miss
Burks will leave Sunday night, to the
regret ofWell we know who.
the leading plays of the age.
There is considerable dissatisfation in
the church circle jut now, occasioned by
theiemoval ot Rev. L. U. Reynolds,whom
the Bishop has called to Chicago. How
ever, thedissapomtment has been greatly
by the intelligence that Rev.
J. VV. Laws has been appointed to succeed
The Baptist Mission Sunday School
gave a concert Friday eve. at Freya Hall,
it was in all respects an interesting and
successful entertainment, besides the best
talent obtainable among the Colored peo
ple, were contributed from other schools,
among otbera were Mrs. Wells, the fam
ous vocalist of the First Baptist Church
of this city.
"Harbor Lights" will be produced at
the Grand Opera House next week, it is
much like "Romany Rye" and "Hodman
blind," and other revival plays. The
story ot the play zs drawn from high and
low alike, and is like others we have
named, full of stirring emotional interest.
The scenery used is extremely heavy,
and requiring oyer thirty men to handle
the numerous revolving scenes.
The quarterly meeting at the St. Peter's
A. M. E. Church was largely attended.
During the day there was three ser
vices, Presiding Elder Knight preached
the mording and afternoon, and Rev.
Jones in the evening. The collection was
quite large. The trustees are pushing
the work of building as rapidly as possi
ble, and notwithstanding the absence of
the Pastor, will have everything in read
iness for the dedication on the 16th inst.
FORT SHAW, M. T., Aug. 27, '88.
Some one writing from this station a
short time ago gave an account of a ball
given by the Proper Caper Club stating
that the soldiers' wives were present.
The one who wrote that article must be
an enemy to the soldier's wives as there
was not one soldier's wife present.
Please make this correction in justice to
the wives of our men.
The city treasurer last Saturday paid
out to the police $13,678.47 and to the
firemen 14,265.68. There is one Colored
policeman and five Colored firemen in
the city. The pay roll of the water board
for Angust contains 465 names of em
ployes, to whom 16,367.99 was paid. We
wonder how many Colored men got
some of that.
Mr. P. C. Foy succeeds Mr. James
Coughlan as stage manager of the Olym
pic. Next week they have the Imperial
Burlesque Co., giving an entire' new
show, and an excellent one. The feature
is the burlesque extravaganza, "The
Sleeping Beauty," introducing a bevy of
pretty, shapely, girls, in ballets, march
es, and groupings. This will be the
strongest show on the Olympic boards
so far this season.
Master Jessie Bowman left the city
Tuesday for his home in Kansas City.
Monday night hisyoung friends tendered
him a delightful surprise party. There
were present, Misses Lizzie Black, Lau
ra Adams, Hattie Shepherd, Florence
Scroggins, Maud Conway, Viola Berry,
Mamie Seelig, Birdie Stockton, Dovie
Adams, Leona Landie Masters John
Drake, Eddie Henry, Geo. and Ed James
Arthur Adams, Chas. Parker, Chas. Mil-*
ler, Ben Henderson.