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Prof. W.H. Smallwood has open
ed his dancing school.
Mr. Walter A. Brown of Provi
deuce B. I. was in the city this
Mr. W. H. Black, of the money or
der division, Post office department
is on leave. Mr. Black is suffering
with a severe cold.
In the treatmeut of rheumatism
neuralgia, sciatica, tic douloureux,
semicrania, &c, ihe value of Sal
vation Oil cannot be over-estimated.
It kills pain. Price twenty
live cents a bottle.
Eecorder J. C. Matthews left the
city last evening for Albany, N. Y.
Ho will briug his wife and sou on
his return to the city.
Mr. Joseph Armstead and J. H.
Jones ot Baltimore, Md., were in
the city Thursday, on a visit look
ing well. Tbe two gentlemen left
Thursday uight for home.
Furnished or un
furnished rooms, modern conveni
ences, at 1822, 1 1th sr., n. w. With
or without board. Terms reasona
ble. The Bethel Ltterary met last
Tuesday evening. The papnr of
Rev. Stewart was very good. There
were not over fifty people in atten
dance on account of the inclemency
of tbe weather.
;A merry heBrt goes all the
day;" but who cau merry be,
when racked and tormented with
a hateful cough. Be wise, and
try Dr. Bull's Cough Cough Sy
rup. It relievs at once, cures
promptly, and costs but twenty
five cents a bottle.
The following officers of the Jr.
Ex. Ben. Asso. were elected at the
annual meeting Oct. 23, S6.
Y. A. Stewart, president; Chas.
I?. Coleman, vice-pres't; David
W. Henry, recording secretary;.
Frank F. Davis, financial secre
tary ; David A. Bruce , treasurer,
Johu Dowuer, disbursiug-officer.
"Take the bull by the horns'7 is
an old adage, but you take Dr.
Bull's Cough Syrup by the tea
spoontul. A few drops for a child.
One bottle will save the lives of a
foniily. For coughs, colds, brou
eiiitis, etc., it is excellent and safe.
6. U. O. Of O. F. Union
iMieudship Lodge, No. ,891, will
have a re-union in honor of its 40th
anniversary, at Bethel Hall Thurs
day evening, November 4th, Ad
dresses by, P. w. G, M., J. A.
Mmms, ai.V. p. David Warner,
alter this the Union Fire. Grand
march and dancing.
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A SUCCESSFUL MAN
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being extensively sold by the
agents. .It will pay any man or
woman to bny this book. The
agent who is readily known when
met, has been very successful
in securing a number of subscrib
REV. LAMEINS' SALUTE.
The complimentary entertain
ment to Hev. S. G-. Lamkins took
place at the Cadet's Arrrory last
Tuesday evening, but on account
of the inclemency of the weather
the crowd was not as large as it
would have been. Notwithstand
ing the committee will present
the prizes at the church next
Monday evening, at which time
persons who are holding tickets are
requested to report. The church
is on K st., bet. 4th and 5th sts.,
Some time ago, Messrs. W.
Handy Johnson and A? E. T.
Draper went to Norfolk for the
purpose of getting some backbone.
It was said that Diaper taw the
point, Johnson did not. Circum
stances nas caused the Bee to
change. Johnson sees the point,
but Draper is wandering. Things
arexed two years irom now. It
Willie immense. lie has caught
the flower of the city.
A WORTHY PROMOTION.
The promotion of Mr. H, C.
Bruce, ot Kansas from a $1000 to
a $1200 clerkship in the Pension
office, is an act worthy of mention.
Mr. Bruce is the brother of Ex
register B. K Bruce, a man of
ability and integrity, who should
have received a promotion years
ago. Mr. YVm. P. Davis, chief oi
his division, who recommended
Mr. Bruce is a democrat who
doesn't kuow a man by the color
of his skin when he is c m
petent to fill a position and is
woitby of it. Out of the
two colored clerks in his di
vision both have been promoted.
It is hoped that others in the sev
eral departments will follow the
example of Mr. Davis.
Mr. T. K. Richardson, who is
employed by the Golden Eagle
Clothiug Co., has received a tes
timonial letter from Major C. A.
Fleetwood, formerly commander
of the Washington Cadets, to the
effect that the great number of
uniforms cut and made by Mr.
Richardson for tbe Cadets have
given satisfaction; that not a
stitch was changed or a button
moved. Mr. Richardson also
states why he did ut have specie
mens of bis work on exhibition at
the Industrial lair, was for the
want of time. He further says,
that he visited the fair one even
ing and he noticed by the cards
on certain clothing, it would be
supposed that the clothing were
made by the person whose name
was attached to the card. Such
false representation he could not
tolerate. He also claims that he
can show the difference between
a job by an apprentice and a pro
James l. Turner, Agent and Reporter.
1417 West 2$ Street.
The choir of the First Baptist
church rendered excellent music at
the Mt. Zion M. E. church on last
The revival, at Mt. Zion contin
ues with great success.
Mrs. Ajuos Jenkins is very ill at
her residence Beall & O st.
The Free Will Association of
Mt. Zion M. E. church will give a
grand entertainment at Union
Bethel Hall Tuesday evening next.
A very pleasant soiree was given
on Thursday evening by the Miss
Griunel 2825 Dunbarton Ave.
Among those present were, Misses
Southren, Smith, Carson, Ridge
ley, Cole, Dodsou, Brooks, Saun
ders, and Stewart. Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Turner, Mr. and Mrs, Win.
Chase, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Turner,
Messrs John Pope, J. Harris, N.
Dorsey, J. Saunders, and C. B."
, Mr. and Mrs. B. McDauiels, of
Utica N. Y., are here and will
spend the winter with their mother
Mrs. A. Beckett of L st,
Miss Mattie Lane is very ill and
there seems to be but little doubt of
WINTER LIHYActlTe nd Intelligent to
KAMI i.SUyi 1 represent in herowTilocaUtr
an old firm. References required. Permanent position
wad pod salary. GAY &BBOS.. 13 Barclay StT.N.Y
IT IS EUMOBED,
That J. C. Matthews will be con
firmed. Purvis will be removed.
Miss Lucy Moten is a dignified
and reserved school teacher.
Miss Emma Merritt will be pro
moted because she deserves it.
The second Baptist Literary as
sociation is the best in the city.
Recorder Matthews is an honor
to the negro Americans.
Ex-Begister B. K. Bruce, is the
most popular republican in the
The self constituted trustees of
Harmony Cemetery will be knocked
ouc in court.
J. H. Merrewhether is an enter
piisingmau. W. H. Black is popular among
the young men.
Mrs. Alex. Powell declined a re
enstatemeut in the Interior depart
ment. The Bee is, the. best paper, that
has ever been published in the city
6y colored men.
Commissioner Webb is honored
by the entire community.
Johu L. Marshall, of Tenn., has
been appointed in the Pension of
fice. Hon. B. K. Bruce, has left the
city to deliver four lectures. He
will return in two weeks.
Mrs. Annie Middleton of this
city is in New York, where she will
remain some time.
Miss Susie Harris, has returned
to the city from Farmingham,
Hon. J. Milton Turner, "of St.
Louis, Mo., has issued a circular
in the interest of those who want
homes in the west.
R. S. Laws, 316 H St.. S. W.
There seems to be quite an in
terest among the voters of states,
now resident citizens in this city,
and many from this locality are
preparing to go home to vote.
Disorder is a general thing in
this community, which as it seems,
the Police should have lull protec
tion by assistance of honest wit
nesses, and the Police court to
break up Sabbath breaking by the
side and back door whisky sellers
among the white people.
A female who recently left South
Washington for the north end, to
take rooms, because she charges
her husband's unfaithfulness as a
reason that they cannot hold a
house, now states, since she moved
away, that she left her native lo
cality because there was no socie
ty. -Lnat tne-e were as many j
women backed by white men, as
there were in the Treasury depart
ments Of course she meant that
as she believed that other women
got her husband's money, that she
would go where she could get
some one elese's; in this communi
ty females are industrious ladies,
and strive to be property owners,
and do own more than she who
has lived here all her life. The
ladies of South Washington stand
the equals to any ot the world.
Please let us have job printing
at 31b il st., irom all societies and
clubs in this section.
The lamb slaying feast at the
Rehoboth Baptist church, on
Monday evening the 25th was
quite a novelty among the people.
The societies and lodges had a
great diiy in this section on Sun
day last witn their annual sermons.
The ancient order of the Knights
of Mo-es and 'several other socie
ties were preached to, bv the Rev.
Wm. H. L' e, at the First Baptist
church, and Prof. W. B. Johnson,
pastor of the Second Baptist
church, preached to St. Simon
Lodge of Samaritans, No. 38, at
the Zion Baptist church.
The St. Rebecca Lodge of the
Order of Purity will have their
annual sermon preached at the
Virginia Avenue Baptist church
on the third Sunday evening,
Nov. 21 by the Rev. R. S. Laws.
COMMISSIONER WEBB AT
THE 1NDUSTKIAL EXHI-
HIS SPEECH TO THE EXHIBITORS.
Last Monday evening at the
Industrial Exhibition was the ex
hibitor's evening, and Hon. W. B.
Webb, Commissioner of the Dis
trict, delivered an address, which
was full of logic and sound sense,
Among other things Mr. Webb
spoke to them as fellow citizers
among whom he had grown up,
and whose progiess he had watch
ed with plea ure and of whose suc
cess he win proud. He spoke of
their industry and intelligence
and of the good use they made of
their public school advantugef.
He treated more directly of e lu
xation aa a factor in the ordinary
J 1 f 1 r I 1 i 1 t
industries of life, and bow it could
be applied with advantage to all
classes of labor. It could no long
er be looked upon as a luxury,
nor could it beargued that because
of a man's humble occupatiou he
was not in need of education. Ed
ucation did not elevate a man
above his avocation, but rais-ea
his work with him. He defended
the policy of education beyond
the rudiments in the public schools
' "It is a man's own fault now a
days if he is found in the ranks of
the ignorant and unenhghtend.
The spirit of the timej, the needs
of the people, the clamor of the
multitude, alike demand, not as a
privilege, but as a right that- the-
means and advantages or educa
tion shall be brought to his door,
shall be a part of his every day
rights as a citizen. There is not
a man here who mny not send his
.children to the public schools, and
have the pride of seeing that child
advance to the highest point of i i
tellectual culture. I sav this be
cause this public education is not
confined to mere elementary train
ing, is not content with giving to
I the pupils rudiments upon which
to basehis eftor:s at eelf-culture but
thiB education takes the youth far
beyond this; it advances him to
the highest grades of development;
it places before nim the privileges
and appurtenances of the college
and enables him, if he be so dis
posed, to attain the very highest
culture possible to man.- It has
been contended by some that this
is a vice in our public scho 1 sys
tem; that the great object of that
system should be, not to make our
children accomplished scholars,
learned, cultivated men and wom
en, but simply to imbue them
with the elements, ihe rudiments
of an education, and to leave the
future ambition and application
the completion of the education
appropriate to the condition aud
life work of the pupil. There
may be something in all this and
there undoubtedly is, unless we
can find some' way to make their
education of the highest character
useful to them. If it is simply
ornamental,.if it is to be of no use
it. our future lives, if it can be
only .available to those whose
paths lead them into the learned
professions, into tbe scientific pur
suits of life, then it becomes a
very serious question, and which
it becomes us all to ponder and
consider well. There can be no
question that the object of all
such education is meutal training,
and along with that the imparting
of mental strength. Men become
able to use their faculties with'
greater facilitv, as a result of this
meutal training. lo put the
question we are considering in a
few and as plain words we can
put it, are men better prepared to
do the work allotted them in this
world because their minds have
been trained and strengthened or
not, because if it could be made
to appear that those men do the
best work in the world whose fac
ulties are the strongest and
brightest, then the question is set
tled, and no more need be said
about it. The discuFsiun is endrd.
I have been lead into this train of
remark because I believe it in
every way -practically applicable
to the wt rk in which I find you
engaged in this exposition. By
it you are miking application" of
this mental training of which I
have been speakiug to the daily
pui suits of life. You have
brought together here the evidence
of that high culture gained from
the schools. You have made an
exhibit of the bui -eriority of edu
cation when applied to matters to
that conduce to man's advance
ment; matters that are practically
beneficial in every department of
THE 2D BAPTIST LITERARY ADOPTS
-A NAME. MR. GEO. M. ARNOLD
READS BEFORE A LAKGE AUDIENCE.
THE MINISTRY WAS AND WAS NOT
OPPOSED TO THE DRAMA.
The paper on last Thursday ev
ening at the 2d Baptist Literary
association was read by Mr. Geo.
M. Arnold. The house as usual'
was crowded and among the die-
tinguished gueBts were noticed Col
Robert Harlan of tbe Ohio legis
lature, in company with Mrj. W.
H. Smith and daughterMr.. Louis
H. Douglas, W. B. Bos mum and
others Prayer was oft red y
Rev. C. Lambert, uthrnhich the
r8ecretar3T, Mits Lizzie Mason read
the minu es of the prev oih meet
in. The president, Mr. Chafe,
T 1 T t 1 f
called for a leoort ih several
committee?, they not being ready
to report Mr. D b Batts. thought
since the c mmittee on c:ousuiu
tion was not ready to report, a
suitable name should be selected
for the association as it had been
sailing under no c dors. He sub
mitted the name of Philo-Mathian
and Mr. Maxfield, Kio. Atter an
exchange of views the former
name was adopted. Mr. Geo. M.
Arnold was introduced and read
a p-.per entitled
I have resolved to open this paper
with a brief mention of that iorm
of amusement, which the church
has' regarded for many years, as
its chief antagonist. I mean the
drama. It is the child of the
church. Its power was first dis
played in Qhristendom, in illus
trating Christian dogmas to a
rude and uncultivated people. To
a little Bavarian village it is pi
ously used for that purpose now.
The Punch and Judy show, which
answers our children is a degraded
remnant of the religious drama.
Punch being Pontius Pilot and
Judy beiug Judas Iscariot. Since
in many countries the drama has
fallen into disrepute with many
religious people. Since that day
the drama has been subjected to
all the renovating processes which
have touched the various interests
of society while many good peo
ple have bten repeating and re
produc;ng the moral objections to
the stage, the most of wtrch have
ceased to be of any weight. The
drama has Droven itself to be one
of the iudestructable factors of
our soc'al life. All classes of peo
ple are forced to recognize its in
fluence, power and existence. The
frame work of antagonism that
surrounds it, grows thinner every
There are demoralizing plays
and immoral actors, but to see such
artists as Macready, Booth, Al
drich, Barrett, Irving, Salvaui,
Ristori, Rossi, and Miss Cushmau
reproduce the creations of the
mightest mind that ever lived in
the tide of time, is not only a fas
cinating recreation, it is a splend
id factor in a liberal education, it
is not only changing lifes bour
dons from one shoulder to auother,
but is really renewing the wasted
tissue of blood, body aud brain and
giviug him refreshment to your
THE LEGITIMATE DRAMA
is a powerful moral agent, and at
the same time au agent demonstra
ting many virtures and commen
dable traits. Shakespeare tells us
that all the world a stage and in a
man's-time he plays many parts.
May I beg your pardon for assert
ing that there is hope that an im
portant part may yet be played on
the dramatic stage of acting by
comiug scholars and actors of our
Mr. Geo. H. Richardson beiug
the first speaker said that he en
dorsed the paper because he
thought that it was a great mor.il
agent. When Plato, Milton and oth
ers see in the drama good results,
it ills becomes us to presume that
it is nob beneficial. The church has
antagonized the drama which
forces me said he, to differ in some
instances with the chut ch.
Mr. Maxtield, said that a substi
tution of a hymn " book for the
drama would be better. God killed
Abraham Lincoln because he was
fouud in the theatre. Prof. John
son, wauted to be understood that
he did not agree with Mr. MaxfiVld.
He believed in the drama, but be
foie he concluded he was fouud on
the side with the cbuich.
Mr. John Lawsou, thought Mr.
Maxfield's statement was incon
sistant. The Baltimore and Poto
mac depot ought be removed if his
theory be correct and every other
place where a person has been killed.
Mr. u. Jb. Jiuuay am not agree
with Mr. Lawsou on the origin of
the drama. He made some excel
Mr. A. S. Richardson, thought
the stage was corrupt and the
actors immoral, that he would not
like for his sister to follow the
j stage. The exercises were very in
teresting and the interest that
seems to be manifested assures
all that the literary will be a tuc
cess. Next Thursday evening Mr.
A. P. Albert of New Orleans, La.,
will read a paper eu titled the Ne
gro as an Independent.
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