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Doings of tne Iast WecK in all
Parts of the Great Metro
polis of tne West.
The APPEAI/3 News Budget,
Remember Autumn Club
At Arlington Hall
Next Thursday even'ng
Will be the event of the season'
Be sure to read the rest of the news
on the second page.
Rev. W. G. F. Reed has removed to
2727 Dearborn street.
The Autumn Club reception is to take
place Thursday Oct. 18.
Mrs Susie Gordon of 1004 Madison st
is again on the sick list.
You must read the APPEAL to be well
informed about Chicago affairs.
Look out for an entertainment to be
gi\en by the Coloied Waiteis Union.
Miss Octavia V. Woods, of Minneapo
lis, passed through the city this week.
Furnished rooms for gentlemen only,
at Mrs S. Gant's, 2136 and 2138 State
.Nice furnished looms foi gentlemen
and Udies at Mrs Walker, 530 Wabash
Mrs. E. Able of San Francisco is in the
citv the guest of Mrs Jones, 3154 But
Good furnished rooms for ladies an
gentlemen at Mrs. Annie Williams, 517
Mrs \v. Lewis returned to St
Paul, Tuesday evening aftei a delight
The Ideal Social Dancing school is
a delightful place to spend Wednesday
The Grand Ball of Colored Waiters
Assembly takes place Nov. 26, at Cen
The concert by the Fibk Quartete at
Quinn Chapel Tuesday night was poorly
Dr B. Bubbins has been nomina
ted for County Commissionei of the la
Miss Weavei of Battle Crock Michigan
is the guest of Mrs Moore 624 Ful
Mr. B. S. Talbert, wife and daughters,
of Wilmington, 111., are registered at the
Mr Hancock left Tuesdaj for
Peoria to attend meeting of Grand Lodge
All musical instruments are taught at
Daymon &. Sweres' Academy of Music,
500 State St.
BIIBS Mary Towle^ of Hendpison, Kv
is usiang her aunt Mn Geo. W. Kucker,
1713 State St.
Mi Geo. Ecton was renominated
foi the legislature at the pimiaiies held
Mi A Gooden, of St. Paul passed
through Chicago Monday and gave the
APPEAL a call.
No Colored man who has a particle
of honor 01 rice pride will \ote for
Hertz lor Coroner.
Mrs Mattie Cooper of Springfield
Tils is in the city the guest of Mrs.
Flynn 1531 State St.
The Colored voters will scratch Hertz
and so will the Scandanauans Things
look bad tor the Dane.
The Unions (Colored) defeated the
Rnalsat North side Grounds Sunday.
The Bcore was 11 to 13.
Mrs D. B. White, of Austin Ave. is
veiy ill but her many friends have hopes
of hei speedy recovery
Mr. Will Cowan, who has been sick
for seveial days is out again to the great
pleasure of his many friends.
W. M. Dunningtou, 381 Deaiborn
street says that Bubbins' Great French
Oil cured him of neuralgia of the bow els.
The order of the Bed Cross was con
ferred on J.II. Howard by Godfrey Com
mandery at the conclave Monday night.
M rs. Parsons, the widow of the famous
anarchist has been invited to visit Eng
land and make addresses. She will le&\
If you fail to recen your paper regu
larly, report at office or send postal to
C. Adams, 325 Dearborn St., rooms
Mrs. Caroline Craig, of St. Catherine,
Ont, has come to Chicago to reside per
manently and is staying with her daugh
ter Mrs DeCourcey 143-17.
Get your flour, feed, coal and wood
from W. Harrison & Son, 2103 State
street. They are Colored gentlemen
and deserve your patronage.
Mrs. Mary L. Mead of Louisville was
in the city Saturday to see her brother,
Mr. Arthur Thomasson. who has been
quite sick at the Marine Hospital.
Mr and Mrs. Johnson and daughter
MissGracie of Memphis, passed through
the city this week enroute for St. Paul,
where they will reside permanently.
Mr. J. T. Curry, 3727 Cottage Grove
avenue has sold his barber shop and will
attend to his duties in the water office,
His successor is Mr. J. M. Higgenboth
Prof. G. W. Flowers delivered a lec
ture at 1086 W. Lake St. Monday every.
Oct. 8. Subject, The origin of the Black
Eace, and the cause of their becoming
Mr. Chas. R. Burns, of Buffalo, N. Y.,
clerk in the Commisary office of the
railroad company, spent a few days in
the cityvisiting his mother and sister J.
Invitations are oat announcing the
marriage of Miss Ada Cecelia Snowden
to Mr. Theodore A.. Harris, Thursday
evening Oct. 18, at 614 Pine St., James
town, N. Y.
Mr. Joseph Burns has left the city
to attend the Veiled Prophets at St.
Louis and to visit his Aunt Mrs. K. T.
Berthe, and also to attend the Centen
nial at Cincinnati.
The Drill Corps of Godfrey Cominan
derv -will give an entertainment at Cen
tral Hall on or about October 30. Look
out for invitations. Full particulars in
the next issue of the APPE \L.
Messrs. T. H. Smith, Theodore Jones,
John G. Jones, Litteton Jones,
R. E. Moore, Joseph Moore, W.
Darrow went to Peoria Tuesday to at
tend Grand Lodge of masons.
Mrs. Wm. Harrison, 2830 Butter
field Street says, I have used Bubbin's
Great French Oil in my family for colds,
headache, neuralgia, toothache, and
sore throat would ne^er be without it.
DULL MR. BRIGHT.
Witli one Wit Chicago lie lias
the Ner\ to Bring- !No. 2 to
the Citj and
Kegiisters at the Remontle.
Last Saturday morning, Mrs. Emma
Bnght sat at the window of her resi
dence No. 694 Austin avenue watching
and waiting for the postman to bring
the APPEAL with, its feast of good things.
In due season the paper came and
Mrs. Bright began to peruse it when the
following item attracted her attention.
"Mr. P. Bright and wife of Cedai
Rapids, Iowa arc registered at the
''Why that is my husband's name, said
Mrs. Bright to herself, "but surely he
would not dare to go to a hotel right in
Chicago with another woman and regis
ter in his right name And then Mrs
Bright remembered that Mr. Bright ho
is a railroad man, had been rather ir
regular in his "runs" lately and that he
reported business very dull and little
money circulation. Putting several
things together Mis. Bright concluded
that it would do no harm to investigate.
Shortly after, Mr. Bright made his ap
pearance and greeted his wife with a
kiss, bhe charged him witu unfaithful
ness but he denied everything and was
so affectionate in his manner that Mrs
Bright was ashamed that she had sus
pected him. After Mr. Bright left her
house, she, at the suggestion of a young
lady living with her, concluded to in
vestigate the matter. She waited until
Monday and then came to the Remonde
House. Examining the legister she
found in hei husband's handwriting the
words "J. Bnght and wife, Ceda
Rapids" "The APPEAL mteiwewed,
Mrs. Bright No. 2 at the Remonde
House She is a remarkably pretty
woman, with beautiful black hair and
bright eyes Her manner is rather
flippant and during the interview she
was hard at work on a big piece of
ehewmggum. She said I am 21 yeais
of age, I married first when I was 14
My second matrimonial venture oc
curred Thursday September 27, when I
married Mr. Bright at Cedar Rapids
la., I have known Mr. Bright for two
months and I think he is a lineman.
I have heard that he has another wite
Well if it is so I'll not give him any
trouble I love him too dearlv. This
other woman who claims to be his lfe
came to see me yesterday and asked to
see my license I has not come yet
so I could not show it Its commg
She went away without telling me her
identity but I knew her. I'm willing to
divide time with her."
On account of strike the APPEAL man
found it rather difficult to get to the
West side, Wednesday, but he finally
mounted a wagon of prehistoric appear
ance and reached his destination after a
long and jolting ride. found Mrs.
Bright No. 1 at her residence No. 694
Austin Ave. She is a charming lady of
petite figure and refined manners, quite
the re% erse of !No 2
She said: I was married to Mr.
Bright Sept. 22 1885 by Justice Murphy,
at the Court House, and have lived hap
pily with him until last Saturday when
I discovered Mrs. Bright No. 2 at the
Remonde House. claims it is a bo
gus marriage, and, by the way, he had a
bogus mamage with a white woman, by
whom he had two children. He has been
married three times legally and I have
had two husbands. I am sure he brought
that woman to Chicago, I recognized his
hand-writing on the register. I have
been a dutiful wife and I am nearly
crazed, I have no appetite, and I cannot
sleep. I am going to see that woman
and find out whi ch IB which. If she is
willing to divide, I am not. I wish no
partnership business in mine. I'm his
legal wife! I'll show the certificate!"
Mrs. Bright then went into an adjoining
room and ransacked it, hunting for the
certificate, but it could not be found
"I'll bet that nigger has stolen it." said
she, her bright eyes flashing with fire
"But you can go to court and see about
it. A few weeks ago I was reading the
APPEAL when Mr. Bright remarked 'why
do you read that old nigger paper, there's
nothing in it.' He'll find something
this week sure V
NO. 20. ST. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS AND CHICAGO.. SATUBDAY. OCTOBER 13, 1888.
LIFE IN A GREAT CITY.
Crimes aad Crookedness of Chi
cago's Contingent of Col
Mf ored Citizens.
Windy City Wickedness.
VIA. THE MORPHINE ROUTE.
Annie Thompson, a young Colored
woman, took a dose of morphine while
under the influence of liquor Saturday
night, and died in her room at 378 South
Clark street Monday morning.
Johnnie Jones and his big sister Susie
live on South Clark street. They
quarreled i^unday and Susie slapped
Johnnie. caught one of her fingers
in his mouth and nearly bit it off. He
HVD UER BRUTE rATHER ARRESTED.
Ella Lucas a neat looking Colored girl
of 16, appealed to Justice Lyon Saturday
morning for a warrant against her father
who is 59 years of age, charging him
with an unnatural crime and compelling
obedience with brutal threats.
"COULD BU\ HIS OWN WINE."
An ex-sextnn of Proyidence Baptist
church created a little disturbance last
Sunday during sacrament. While the
bread was being passed to him a little
girl exclaimed 0 that man drinks."
Hearing this the good stewards did not
pass the wine to him when he said
"Yon needn't be so particular
I have money and can buy all the
ed wine I want.
ROBBED A CHINAMAN.
Sam Sing, a Chinese laundryman, ap
peared before justice Lyon Monday with
torn apparel and battered visage. He
had been robbed and beaten by three
boys, one of whom was Peter Fier. Fier
went into convulsions of the epileptic
variety when arraigned, and somewhat
startled Jnstice Ly on by his queer con
ortions, until it became evident that he
was shamming. He was sent to the
Bridewell for six months.
ms IPE PAID THE TINE.
Joseph Smith left a wife and family
at home Monday evening, presumably
to go to a club, but he was found a few
hours afterward in company with a
woman named Minnie Smith.
Ihe guilty husband would have
reached home all right if he had not
stopped to fight with the woman. Officer
McMahon arrested the two, and soon
alter Joseph's wife heard of it and called
on Justice Scully. He eyes glowed
with a re\ engeful light.
"I'll see who that Minnie Smith is,"
Tuesday morning she was on hand,
bnght and early, in the police court.
Joseph bowed his head in shame in the
dock "Minme -was out on bail, aud did
not appear Both were fined 85, and
the wife went out to get the money to
pay his fine.
IrteaPs Dancing School.
The dancing school of the Ideal Social
Club, is held every Wednesday evening
at Cential Hall. The soirees occur the
last Wednesday in each month. Num
bered cards will be given at the October
and November soiree The person hold
ing the lucky number will receive as a
prize a large white fruit cake hand
somely decorated. The cake will be
presented to the fortunate ticket holder
at the Christmas party which will occur
Miss Alhe Grai Walsh 437 State street,
rear, is in search of information as to the
whereabouts of her father John Walsh,
or hi mother, Mrs. Netue Thompson,
or her sister, Id a Thompson or uncles,
Charles, Fred, and John Anderson. She
was born at Columbus, Ohio, and stolen
from her parents at the age of six. Any
information will be gladly received by
The Des Moines Daily news of Sept.
29 has the folio account of the marriage
of Mr. O. D. Howard of this city and
Miss Lizzie B. Hyde of that city:
"Wednesday evening at 5 o'clock the
wedding of Mr. O. D. Howard of St Paul
and Miss Lizzie Hvde, was solemnized
at the home of Mrs. Harriet Hyde, the
bride's mother, No. 1111 North Eighth
street, Rev. F. J. Peterson officiating.
At precisely 5 o'clock the large and spa
cious parlors were well filled with wait
ing friends to witness the marriage of one
of our most popular young ladies to one
of St. Paul's most prominent young bns
ness men, who is also well known in this
city. There has been no event in this
city that causes the fashionable circle
more real joy than does this one from
the fact that these young people seem
so well fitted for each other's society,
and are so capable of drawing around
them such a circle of friends, they both
possessing a reasonable education -wh.xt.li
renders them very intelligent in social
circles. Below we give a list of presents
Mrs. Golden, towels Mrs. M. J. Crow
ley, napkin rings Mrs, J. T. Blagburn,
two plates Mrs. Gaines and daughters,
initial glasses Eivers, finger bowl,
water jug and glass T. E Barton, plush
perfume box with two bottles Mrs.
Howland, f-cott's Poems, book Mrs.
Murphy, Mysterious Island Mabel
Wagner, oil painting Mr. J. Marsh,
oil painting, log cabin, Vic Goodlo, two
vases Effie Jones, pin cushion, two ti
dies Miss M. Barney, two arm cake
plates Mr. Hopkins, of Peona, silver
set Miss Mary Hyde, bed spread, Mr.
and Mrs. Godfrey, album Mrs. Denn
and Mrs. Davidson, water sefcj Mr. and
Mrs- Johnson, carved fruit dish Mr
B. J. Mitchel, cut glass sauce dishes
Mr. and Mrs. Wiley, pitcher JRev. and
Mrs. J. Peterson, two finger bowls
Miss Mary Lusher, Japanese vases Miss
V. Witburn, towels Mr. May weath
er, napkin rings Mr. J. Jones, easel
and paper weight Miss Era Robinson,
fruit plate, Mrs. J. Jones, cuspidor
Mrs. A. Brown, plush box, comb and
brush Mrs. G. Bernaugh, two fruit
plates Mrs. Fred Jackson, six'cut glass
es Mrs. A. Banks, twelve napkins
Georgia and Mandie Cleggett, berry
dish Miss-Annir^fevisjworiibb'X Mr.
G. W. Denny, salt aud pepper boxes
Mrs. Willett D. Austin,largeoil painting
S. Hedge, fine brass match box Miss
Julia Lenan, hand-painted tidy Mr.
and Mrs. C. S. Stewart, six silver knives
C. A. Mason, St. Paul, doz. silver spoons
1ST. V. Boice, St. Paul, willow rocker Mr.
O. D. Howard, diamond wedding ring.
We unite in extending our congratula
tions. The lefreshments were superb*
At 7 o'clock the bridal party left on the
Diagonal for their home in St. Paul.
K"otices of Good Advertisers
W present to our readers this week
the present and next City Treasurer,
Mr. E. Moulton is a native of New
York City was born there Jan. 10,1844,
was educated in Europe, and began
Banking business in New York, in which
he is still engaged, having come to Min
neapolis and organized the Farmers' &
Mechanics' Savings Bank in 1879. Since
Mr Moulton's residence here he has
made for himself an enviable reputation
and is esteemed by every class of people.
Mr Moulton has always shown his re
gard for Coloied people in e\erywa\
He was elected City Treasurer 886,
by a large majority and has filled the
position, with credit to himself and to
our city We feel sure there could be
no improvement upon our City Treas
urer, and we ask the support of every
Coloied \ottr in the city for E.
Mr. II. G. Lucas of Edina Mills was in
the city Sunday with his family
Miss Jennie Napier started to the
Commercial College last Tuesday
Go to Altaian & Co. for your winter
clothing, 31, 33 and 35 Washington A^e.
Miss Emma Gilispie and Mrs C. A.
Mason spent Sunday last visiting in. the
Mr. Wm. Johnson, of Wausaw Wis.,
spent several days visiting friends in our
city this week.
Look at Seglebaum's Bargains on 3rd
page and give them a call. Cor. 3rd St.
and Nicollet Ave.
Go to Nessen & Williams' for Ladies',
Gents' and Children's fine footwear.
No. 327 Nicollet, Ave.
Miss B. Culrath, who has been visiting
friends in the country for some time,
has returned to the city.
Mrs. Joseph Ames left last Tuesday
evening for Birmingham N. Y., on a
visit to her friends and relations.
For the best 25 cent meals in the city
go to the Glyndon House No 219 Third
street South. Mrs. George Williams,
Subscribers in this city who do not re
ceive their papers have only to drop a
card to the manager Z. W. Mitchell,
224 Hennepin Ave.
The People's Theatre have accommo
dated a great many people the past week
with their elegant production A Wo
man of the People."
Rev. C. Thomas, of St. Peter's A.
M. E. Church, preached last Sunda]'
evening to the largest audience that
has ever attended the services.
We present to our readers this week
an invitation to visit the "Big Brighton
Dry Goods and Millinary establishment
and ask a call from all. 519 and 521
Washington Ave. S.
The most complete clothing house in
the city may be found at nos. 31 and 33i
Washington Ave. South, Altaian & Co.
Read their "ad" on 4th page. They are
leaders in their line. M9&Z
Shooter ArrestedProf. Perry
Burlesqued in. Commercial
^Mr. Henry Frazie has moved to
Mr. Wm. E. Robinson sailed for Liver
pool last Friday.
Mrs. M. Matthews returned from
Indianapolis last week.
Major Davis will address teachers at
next meeting of Institute.
The "A" Grade and High School
alumni had a meeting yesterday.
Bev. C. C. Vaugh and brother of
Rossville, was in the city this week.
Mrs. V. Herren has returned from a
two weeks visit in Clarksville, Tenn.
Bishop W. Miles who was confined
to his bed last week is out this week.
The Colored Orphans' Home managers
met at Center street church, Thursday
Rev. L. M. Demby filled the pulpit at
Jacob street Tabernacle last Sunday
morning and evening.
Miss Sammie Murfree, teacher at the
Western school had the misfortune to
lose her month's wages (?47) last week.
Bring your job printing to the Louis
ville office of the APPEAL, 312 W. Jeffer
on St. Good work at reasonable rates
Rev. C. Mitchell who has served
three years at Centre street Methodist
church has been appointed to Hopkins
The Main street night school is in
creasing in scholars rapidlv, and much
interest is manifested it by Prof W
Visitors in Louisville cannot find a
better place to get good board than at
Mrs. Matilda Brown's No. 509 West
Rev. C. C. Bates delivered an excel
lent address at the Y. M. C. A. meeting
in Lampton street Baptist church Sun
Officer Warth arrested Henry Bryers,
Colored, at the Wet Woods Monday, on
a charge of shooting and wounding.
\bout six weeks ago Bryers shot Ed
Ha*vs through the hand, and since then
has eluded the police
The Louisville Commercial has a
Coloied people's column, edited by the
boss burlesque writer of the age. His
latest was a burlesque on Mr. W.
Perry a school teacher of this ci+y
"Perry is a first rate clever fellow and
modest withal, and must keenly feel
the absurd and ridiculous position
which he is placed before his friends
and the public.
Mr Charles Black has gone to West
Superior to assist Mr. A aughn.
A, Miles team of Grays are one of the
attractions on Duluth's new paved
The do-nothing gentry have been
ordered to new fields, they have been
getting quite numc rous here of late.
Prof J. IN Richey has done some re
pairing and papeimg his shaving
pailor which gives it a bright aspect.
Poisons desiring to subscube for the
WESTEKIS APPEAL can do so by applying
to John I. Lee Hotel St. Louis, Barber
Prince Albert Jones, of Chicago, is
working foi A Golden the barber.
Onlv one Colored Cleveland man in
Mr. J. Adams of the Hotel St. Louis
Barber shop has been seriously ill,
Typhoid fever being the cause, he is
Mr. Charles T. Pointer, of Chicago,
who has en in the employ of the
Elhthorpe Air Break Co. of Chicago for
the past six years, is in the city for the
purpose of constructing the three eleva
tors in the new Spaulding House. Mr.
Pointer is a practical mechanical en
Miss Mattie O. Bn'ant, left on the 2nd
for her home in Atlanta, Ga. Miss
Bryant has been spending the summer
here as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. C.
Monroe, by her amiableness and bright
intellect Miss Bryant made many friends
and admirers. Mrs. A. C. Monro ac
companies her as far as Atlanta. After
a snort stay she will proceed on to
Charlotte, N. to spend the winter
with her relations.
The supreme court savs Hal Reid, who
was sentenced to the penitentiary for 15
years for rape must serve out his sen
tence. Merkle, the brute who ravished
Julia Payne will get fully as long a sen
tence if like justice is done. His case
was much worse than Reid's.
A most delightful entertainment was
given by Mrs. M. Roach, at her resi
dence on Fourth street, last Wednesday
evening in honor of Mrs. Lizize Kellum
who left Thursday for Hot Springs.
The evening was pleasantly passed in
the usual conversation, music, etc. A
superb supper was served which all en
joyed. Those present were as follows:
Mr. and Mrs. M. Fogg, Mr. and Mrs.
John Glover, Mr. and Mrs. W. G.
Gray, of Washington Mr. and Mrs. J.
J. Ingham Mesdames T. Griswold,
C. Hopkins, Addie Henry, M. J.
Burke, of Washingt jW. A. Lawrence,
C. S. Walden, Lizzie Kellum, Eliza
Heath, Walker Misses Lulu and
Nellie Gnswold, Rena Brodberry, Hat
tie Hobbs, Lizzie Kellum, Lizzie Roach,
Dora Bassett Rev. W Gray, D. Hardin,
J. H. Hampshire, W. C. Pittman, E^
Henry, the Appeal.
Naomi Court, A. F. A. M.
On last .Saturday evening a Ladle's
Court was established under the auspices
of Stevens Lodge A. A. M. The
work was done by M., G. W. Patter
son, assisted by P. M. W. Stevens,
P. M., A. R. Robinson, Sir W.H. Hamp
ton, Sir T. Bash, M. A. M., Mrs. S.
Cooper, S., Mrs Dora Adams and
Mrs. W. Stevens. The officers elected
were: Mrs. Dora Adams, M. A. 31.
Mrs. W Hampton, S. M. G. W. Pat
terson, M. W. F. J. Mrs. W. M. Stevens,
Treasurer Mrs. R. A. Robinson. I. G.
K. Mrs. Giles, O. G. R. Directors-
W. Stevens, Talbot Bush, W
Hampton. Secretary Mrs. b. A. Patter
All female members of masons fami
lies are cordially muted to become
members. Court meets the second
Tuesday in each month.
Of News Prom All Parts of the
United States Pertaining
to Colored People.
-A-n. Interesting Ajrray
All the silver in the treasuiy at
Washington is being weighed just now.
The work is done by Colored men.
Mi. James Cousins, is foreman of
the largest tannery in Galhpohs, Ohio,
and one half of his employes are Colored
John Tobin, until recently a porter
a Boston hotel, is said to have accumu
lated a fortune, while there, of about
An old Colored man of Savannah, Ga
attempted to poison his wife last week,
by putting a nux vomica bean into a
dish of vegetables which she was cook
Bob Ledberry, of Waco, Tex., tells a
story about a Colored child, four years
of age, that goes every afternoon to a
bridge over a gutter and calls a snake,
which comes out and feeds from the
A five thousand dollar damage suit
under the civil rights act has been insti
tuted by William Harrison, Colored, of
Anderson, Ind., who was refused a shave
at Barney Wood's barber shop.
Alfred Bricker, a Colored pickpocket
awaiting sentence to the penitentiary,
and Miss Blanch Wilson, Colored, weie
married in the jail at Portsmouth, Ohio
The bride went all the way from Jeffei
sonville, Ind to become his wife.
Mrs. F. E Harper, one of the most
talented Colored wiiters began the pub
lication of one of her stories in the last
number of the Christian Recorder. It
is entitled "Trial and Triumph" and
will run through twelve or fifteen num
A Colored man was hanged the other
day at Marhn, Tex hut the punishment
was insignificant when compared with
the treatment ha received at the hands
of the newspapers. For instance, one
paper headed the description of the ex
ecution, "A Mid-air Dance," and anoth
er descubed him as having been "Jeiked
At Columbia, S. last week a
Colored man and white woman were
charged with living together as man and
wife. When brought into court they
proved that they had been married. As
miscegenation is not allowed by state
laws the couple were, in the eve of the
law, unmarried, and as they had ad
mitted living together they were about
to be convicted of immorality, which
would have sent them the peniten
tiary, when the woman changed
the tide by swearing that she
had Negro blood in her veins.
The jury could not agree, and a mistrial
Henry Brooks, a Colored tenant on
Dr. May's plantation, has a yellow
hound dog that is fifteen years old, says
the Jackson (Ga Argus His head is
hoary and he is toothless, blind and
deaf. When younger he was the crack
'possum dog of the settlement-*-every-
body knows and loves Ball. Now he
can neither hear his master's call nor
see how to follow him, but the poor old
fellow knows the approach of night and
the season, for the game, and wanders
alone to the forests and swamps and
"trees" his 'possum. The master al
ways goes or sends to the tree for the
pleasure of old Ball.
A Colored woman in Florida, it is re
ported, was bitten by a ground rattle
snake, one of the most poisonous of the
rattlesnake family, and was in tremen
dous agony. A so-called mad-stone was
applied to the wound after being plunged
in hot vinegar. It attached itself firm
ly to the wound, and adherred like a
nearly five minutes. It then
fell off, and being placed in warm water
threw oft a greasy fluid, grayish in color,
with here and there a trace of green.
It was again put upon the wound, and
clung there about a minute. By this
time the woman was asleep and appar
ently free from pain, and at last reports
she was fast recovering from the effects
of the bite.
$2.00 PER YEAR.
THE SAINTLY CITY.
A Pleasant Reception Visit
ins Strangers A :Nls
Should you need a carriage, telephone
Hermann Bros. 8052.
When you need a plumber, call on W
J. Freaney, No. 14 W. 3rd.
For anything in the line of dentistry
go to Dr. Hurd 24 E. Third.
For all styles in hair goods go to Mrs.
T. Lyles No. 47 East 3rd.
The anti-gang Democrats have placed
a full county ticket in the field.
Mrs. William Gray still remains ill at
her residence on Charles Street.
Mr. William Liggins is quite sick at
his residence on West Sixth street.
Mr. Alexander, of Cnicago, is in
the city, the guest of Mr. A. Lett.
Mrs Lizzie Kellum, her son Alfred,
and daughter Lizzie left for Hot Springs
Ark., last Thursday.
Mr. W. Branham, of Chicago, former
ly of Louisville, Ky., is in the city this
Mrs. M. Glispie, of Milwaukee, is in
the city this week the guest of Mrs*
Ff RENTA nice furnished room.
Apply to Mrs. Weldon Howard, No. 181
W. Third street.
"The Boston"is the place foT all gentle
men to get their clothing. Cor. Robert
and Third streets.
Where must I spend this evening?
Go to the "Skidinore Palace" 88 East
5th, and play billiards.
When you. ars hungry go to the *'Del-
monico" No. 378 Minnesota street and
get a first class meal for 25 cents
Mrs. R. C. Howard presented her
husband a bouncing baby boy last Satur
day evening. Mother and son are doing
When you wish to have a little dance
call on Prof. Chas. W. Howard No.
374 Minnesota street to furnish the
Mr. Clarence Johnson who has been a
resident of our city for several years left
Tuesday for Tacoma, W. T. to perma
M.r. and jMrs. X. Williams after a
pleasant visit of several weeks among
relatives in Missouri returned to the
city last Saturday.
Rev Robt. Hickman, the founder of
Pilgrim Baptist churcn has been rein
stalled as its pastor. Services at the
usual hours every Sunday
Do you need any furniture9
Benedict No. 176 West Seventh (Seven
Corners) has the best goods at the low
est prices. Goods sold on installments.
Services will be held at Odd Fellows'
Hail on Wabasha street Sunday, at 11 00
A and 7 30 M. The public cor
dially invited. Rev W Gray will fill
In the list of persons present at thte
surprise tendered to Rev and Mrs.
William Gray last week, the names of
Miss Rena Bradbury and Willie Gray
were unintentionally omitted mthe pub
There will be very inteiesting services
at the Colored Catholic church next
Sunday evening. The subject of Father
Shanley's lecture will be the "Rosary"
and its use in Catholic prayers. Mass
will be said at 10 30 A
The fact that Mr. M. J. Bell, the pres
ent register of deeds in this county rec
ognized the Colored people by appoint
ing a Colored man as clerk in his office
will secure for him all the votes of the
Colored people for re-election.
Mr and Mrs A. Kirtley on last
Monday even^g, gave a delightful tea
in honor of Miss Callie Alexander, of
Detroit, Mich. There were present Mr.
and Mrs. Loomis, Mrs. J. Adams,
Mrs. W Morris, Miss E. Belle Smith,
Mr. J. Q. Adams.
Mrs. J. Adams one day last week
tertamed at dinner, her mother Mrs. A.
Carter, of Burlington, Iowa Rev. and
Mrs. J. M. Henderson, Mrs. Clara Jones,
of Chicago Misses Laura and Dovie
Adams and master Arthur Adams, of
Mr. and Mrs. S. Canady, No. 455
Wabasha street entertained at dinner
Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Sim Johnson,
Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Howard Messrs.
G. Foster, Al. Smith, S. A. McFarland
and the APPEAL. The menu was such
l, Aunt Polly" can prepare and
was highly enjoved by all
"Rosendale" or "The Rifle Ball," in
five acts at the People's this afternoon,
to-night, and tomorrow night. Next
week the great emotional play, "The
Marble Heart," or "The Sculptor's
Dream." Tnis cosy theatre has grown
in popularity with each week and its
future is assured. Everybody goes to
The executive committee of the Ram
sev County Colored league met at 384
Minnesota street last Sunday evening.
After an informal discussion of the issues
of the campaign, a committee consisting
of T. Burgett, S. Johnson,
Cox, J. H.Cunningham and E Reid
was appointed to confer with county
committees, irrespective of party. This
will be done with a view to supporting
candidates who will grant Colored voters
recognition in the distribution of official