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SATURDAY, MAY 1LJ889.
April 30th just passed T\as a day of un
usual interest to every American, and
the Centennial Celebration at New York
the city where Washington, our first
President was inaugurated under the
brand-new constitutionwas in every
way creditable to the greatness of the
countiy. The Chicago celebration, how
ever, which was a good second to the
monster affair of the metropolis, was de
cidedly the event of April 30th, for the
Colored people of the United States be
cause here they were part and parcel of
the giand programme splendidly exe
cuted, in this magnificent Western city
The day celebration of Chicago consti
tuted of monster meetings, held in dffer
ent parts of the city, \vhere addresses
were delivered by leading citizens of
the Republic. The Colored people were
represented, at Battery Armory, by
their pre-eminent scholar and orator,
Hon. John M. Langston. Judge Walter
Q. Gresham presided at the meeting
and Mr. Langston's speech published in
full is a masterpiece. The Colored peo
ple slaves in 1789, furnished a remark
able example of progress in.1889, in this
ration on Washington and the consti
tution. Of course Mr. Langston's bril
liant effort will be widely read and ap
preciated by all classes. Our earnest
wish, however, is that the Colored peo
ple especially, may study carefully this
example of their own greatness and
wonderful improvement. The banquet
of the Union League Club, in the even
ing of the Centennial Day, was one of
grandest events ever given in the coun
try. The greatest publicity was given to
the galaxy of those of world-wide repu
tation, who responded to toasts. With
such men as Gresham, Harlan and Robt.
T. Lincolnj John M. Langston is given
a prominent place, and his response to
the toast "Abraham Lincoln" is readily
characterized as a magnifident tribute
to the Martyr President. Yes, friends,
while the centennial occasion is fresh in
our minds, THE APPEAL as a representa
tive of the Colored people of America,
calls your earnest, thougntful attention
to the Chicago celebration and its lesson.
The Cleveland Gazette quotes the fol
lowing from the Ohio State Journal:
"The Republican party is not based
upon the protective policy. It sustains
the doctrine of protection to home in
dustries because that is in accord with
the vital spirit of Americanism and na
tionality that have animated its whole
career. But to suppose it to be merely
or mainly a protective party, is to de
grade it from its lofty position as the
friend of fieedom, of national unity and
of equal rights, and make it a mere ad
vocate of shifting and ephemeral poli
cies. The soul of the Republican party
is loyalty to the American Union and
equal rights and equal justice for citi-
zens." In the last campaign the mes
sages of Cleveland, the speeches of
Thurman, Mills and Breckenridge and
the Sackville West letter brought the
protection idea into prominence and
^rendered it the most available political
capital. But it spent its effect in the
-Jforth, it failed to resurect even one old Griffin, Prof. La Dow and Lucias Marco
why at the South. Since the election it
has beenthe ten commandments of a
few leeches who want to be just good
enough Republicans to control the
federal appointments, and, at the same
time* manage by toadyism and scull
duggery to not hazard their good stand
ing with the Solid South. The men in
the South who are howling for protec
tion, want office and care but little for
equal -ights and equal justice. They do
not care what policy the Republican
party adopts or discards, just so they
gobble up the perquisites.
The Southern project of reorganizing
the Republican party on the theory of
excluding the Negroes might work in
that section, but it would certainly not
be a safe proceeding in the North, since
the number of Colored voters in the im
portant states in New York and Indiana
exceeds the pluralties which those
States gave for Harrison last November.
In other words, if the Colored vote of
the North had been cast for Cleveland
he would have been re elected.Globe
Democrat. It will not "work in that
section," Mr. Globe, for the following
1. Hundreds of county and municipal
oft ces in the South are held by white
men through the influence of the Col
ored vote. The Colored voters can
bounce every one of these incumbents,
and get a divide in the offices from the
2. The leaders in the reorganizing
scheme are a gang of played-out cranks,
with no following, white nor Colored.
3. Without the Colored vote the Re
publican party of the South would no
longer be a leading political factor but
would be in a minority as compared not
only with the Democratic party, but
with the Union Labor Party, the Prohi
bition party, and perhaps others.
An Arkansas editor, who claims to be
a Republican says Referring to what
is lately going on before the Federal
Coui here, we would suggest that here
after white men of both parties be
selected if possible to hold the elect OES
and would further suggest that the
political party that cannot command
sufficient white material to do this,
should disband and no longer seek to
present tickets before the country for
it might as well be understood once for
all, that the white man is going to rule
in this country, "peaceably if be can, or
forcibly if he must." The suggestion
will be taken for just what it and its
author are together worth, that is noth
ing. The old editor virtually makes
himself an accessory after the fact to the
ballot box stealing and suppression
which was punished by the Federal
Court and the degree and kind of his
Republicanism can be judged bv his rot.
During a debate in the Arkansas legis
lature, Representative Rector spoke of
the Germans as "desirable immigra
tion. To this Representative Kilgore
of Columbia county, replied: "The gen
tleman from Garland can have his so
called desirable immigration, we do not
want immigration at all, and especially
not the Germans. We do not want the
Germans in this State."
We rather like Secretary Noble's way
of solving the so-called "Negro Prob-
lem." It's noble in him to do it in his
way. The other secretaries and the
president might follow his good ex
HERE IT IS!
The members of Stevens Lodge No 113
A. F. & A. M. will give a giand enter
tainment at their new and elegant hall
No 371 Jackson street Monday evening
May 20. There will be addresses on in
teresting subjects by Rev. J. M. Hen
derson, and Rev. L. C. Sheafe and
The celebrated Bay City Quartette
will furnish vocal music, Instrumental
music will be furnished by Eureka Brass
Band. A fine gold-handled, silk um
brella will be awarded to the gentleman
or, a "La Tosca" oxydized silver-hand
led parasol to the lady who sells the
greatest number of tickets for the oc
casin. The refreshments will under the
charge of Mesdames W. H. Hampton,
J. Adams, T. J. Starks, H. Giles, Wm
Stevens, R. A, Jefferson, Mrs Addie
Henry, Mrs J. Cooper.
Tickets only 25 cents which may be
obtained at the barber shop of W.
Elliott No 393 Wabasha near 6th, or of
the following committee of arrangments:
Moses Davis, Chairman S. J, Wright,
Wade Hampton, J. K. Johnson, Chas
Every body is invited to be present.
Manager Wells's Benefit.
At the repuest of numerous patrons of
the Olympic, proprietor Pat. Conley,
has kindly tendered a grand compliment
ary benefit to his manager Mr. W. J,
Wells which will occur next Eriday
night May 17. Over fifty volunteers
will appear on that occasion including
the best variety and sketch artists
The London Burlesquers will be filling
an engagement at the theatre next week
and they will also appear. There will
be a series of set-to's between Pat. Kill
en and Barney Smith, Billy Wilson and
Tom Anderson, John H. Clark and Jas*
Manning, Dannie Needham and Jas.
Christlo and the McGoon Bros, Prizes
will be offered as follows: to the best
bootblack, the one who can climb the
greased pole, the one who eats a pie
quickest, the bootblack who can put his
shoes on first, the boy who can eat a
bowl of hot gruel first, the handsomest
man in the house and the homeliest
one. Music will be furnished by Prof.
Fred Wills' 1st Regiment band of 25
performers. The occasion will be a
grand one and every body ought to be
present as much to compliment the able
and obliging manager as to see the best
show of the season.
Pilgrrim Baptist Church.
The sons and daughters of God met
in holy convocation, last Sunday. The
counts of Zion were well filled, and wit
nesses of the power and grace of God
were many. Our communion service
indeed was blessed. At our business
meeting it was necessary to discipline a
few ot the members, hoping there by to
save them, and others. Elder Sheafe
will not preach the sermon, at the lay
ing of the corner stone, of Zion Baptist
Church, as announced. In connection
with the apron sale to be given soon,
the will be rendered a drama, entitled:
"To Oblige Benson." The musical pro
gram will be under the direction of Mrs
B. H. Wilson. This will be on the 31s
We are prepairing to go to Minnea
polis on the 16th inst. to assist the Un
ique Baptist Church in their fair. The
sociable at the home of Elder Sheafe, on
Tuesday evening, was something new
for St. Paul. The commodious apart
ments were brilliantly lighted, and
every thing had the stamp of home up
on it There were about 30 persons
present. The evening was spent very
pleasantly by all. Several solos duetts
and instrumental piece were rendered
After we bad regaled ourselves with
music, Mrs. Sheafe invited all to the
dining room, where au abundant supper
was served. May these gatherings,
bind pastor and people closei together
The pt s'or does not seek yours but you.
unda} morningsubj* Chr sttbede ir
of all nations. The evening discourse
will be to parents and childien. Good
music by the choir all day. Do not
gaze backward, nor pause to contemp
late anxiously what is in front, bui
move. Work, and we shall believe
Do, and we shall know.
Juice of the Grape Unfermented
In an interview with Mr. Sp (r the
producer of the celebiateel unfermented
Oporto Grape Juice he said that the
Grape Juice when passed through the
fumigating process, and treated with
the electric *current perfectly free from
spirit or the germ that makes it and
from any foreign substance. We have
to watch it very closely however, he
said, and if any signs of fermentation
appear it must immediately be diawn
off the lees and again passed through
the fumigating process, and a enrrent oi
electricity, for if a day or two should
pass before they do this, one or two per
cent of alcohol might be formed. Kept
Tue Deadly Frying-Pan.
This familiar kitchen utensil has to
answer for much of the dypepsia com
mon among Americans. To the diges
tion of the hunter, the soldier, or the
cowboy, who spend their lives in the
open air, fried meat is perhaps a foe,
but the professional or business man of
the city should shun half-cooked or over
done food as an abomination. Time
was when the way-station lunch counter
with its specimens of pre-historic cook
ery was all that stood between the trav
eler and starvation. Now, on "The Bur
lington" at least, the tourist car* bid de
fiance to dyspepsia and indigestion so
far as they arise from ill-cooked food or
forced haste in eating, Peerless dining
cars are attached to through trains, on
which the best in the market is served
by skilled cooks, with ample time to en
joy it. For tickets over this route, ap
ply to your local agent, or to W. J. C.
Kenyon Gen. Pass. Agent, C. B. & N. R.
R., St. Paul, Minn.
NoticeIn the last issue of THE AP
PEAL we promised its patrons the full
programme for the Unique Baptist fair,
to take place at Freya Hall 505J Wash
ington avo S., commencing Monday
evening May 13tb. The following will
be observed: Opening address, Mayor
Babb Tuesday, Odd Fellow's evening
addresses by Messrs F. D. Parker of St.
Paul and Jasper Gibbs of this city, four
-in-hand quartette will sing. Wednes
day Minneapolis evening, addresses will
be made by Mayor Babb and other
prominent speakers of the city. Danz
Orchestra will furnish the music. There
will nearly every saleable article on
hand, a fountain will contribute to the
refreshment, and a post office will be on
hand to receive such communications as
friends desire to send. There will be
several* departments. All kinds of dry
goods, notions and fancy goods will be
for sale. In additian to these there will
be a novel fishing-pond, while Rebecca
at the well will attend to demands. The
committee will spare neither time nor
expense in making the occasion the
grandest of the kind ever given in this
city. Rev. Thomas will also make an
address. Thursday, St. Pauls evening,
addresses by Mayor Smith and Rev.
Sheafe, music by Baptist choir and St.
Pauls Brass band Mr. Thomas H. Lyles
will be master of ceremonies. Friday
children's evening, dolls and toys will
be in abundance. Saturday will be
everybody's evening, Farr's band will
furnish the pastimes with music assisted
by the Unique Baptist choir.
A citizen of Carthage has in his pos
session an original price list of slaves,
the property of Jeff Davis' brother be
fore the war. The list embraces 106
names of both sexes, ranging from
infants to the aged patriarch. Babies
are quoted at $100, children of twelve
years $6C0, able-bodied women 800
and thrifty farm hands at 1,100. A
man fifty yean of age was worth but
$600, while an old blind woman was set
down at zero. Igusband and wife are
quoted separately. The document is
queer-reading to the present generation.
Mr. C. F. Adams of THE APPEAL is
visiting in Louisville.
The A. M. E. District Conference was
in session at Elgin this week.
Wanted:Address of Rice Ellis living
in Chicago, Formerly lived in Louis
ville. Address Charly Warfield 534 4th
street Louisville Ky.
It has reached our ears that Miss
Mamie E. Long will be crowned Queen
of May at the Autumn Clob's May Party.
Miss Long is a charming young lady and
will make an excellent Queen.
The Hermon Baptist Chureh choir
gave their first concert for the the benfit
of their church Thursday evening May 2
under the management of their musical
director Mr. Jordon Allen, at the La
Salle Ave Baptist Church. The prog
ramme was well rendered. Miss Hen
netta Overstreet being the leading feat
ure great credit is do her for the rendit
ion. Little Maggie Allen was one of the
chief attractions. There was a large
audience present and the concert proved
to be a success financially.
The Queen of May.
The Autumn Club announces that the
name of the May Queen, will appear in
our next issue, also the names of six
Maids of Honor. The hall will be taste
fully decorated, and the Queen will be
crowned midst a bed of natural plants
The Ideals May Partv,
The annual May party of the Ideal
Social Dancing Club will be celegrated
Wednesday evening May 29th at Cen
tral Hall. This club is one of the per
manent and popular societies of our
city, and always entertains royally. In
vitations may be had of Mr. W.
Gaines, 1615Wabash Ave., of Mr. James
Gaines, Southern Hotel.
For Rent Cheap.
An elegant new corner brick store
and basement on 36th street comer o1
Bntterfield. Splendid location for mar
ket or any good business. Also a couph
of nice, new, modem biick flats, same
location. Keys at 454 36th street. Rem
from $10 to ?16. Inquire of R. J. WALSH
114 State street (Pardridges.) Applj
in the afternoon.
The First of May.
The first of May has come and there
are a number of our subscribeis who
will move to new residences. All wLo
change their addresses are lequested to
send postal cards notifying us of the
change. Be sure to give full name, and
the old as well as the new address. Ad
dress the cards: THE APPEAL, Chicago,
111. Just as soon as you move to youi
new residences notify us, not before.
Miss Hemietta Nelson tendered Miss
Mary Spinner a reception at the resid
snee of Mrs. L. McKinzie 345 Randolph
st. Wednesday evening May 1st. After
the quests arrvied music and society
games were the order of the evening.
Miss Skinner will leave for New York
Friday. An elaborate table of refresh
ments was spead and the guest departed
at a late hour. Among those present
were Miss Jennie M. Johnson. Miss
Julia Stacker, Mis3 Lulu Hayter Mes
dames. L. K. Gilbert, Sarah Kindred,
L. McKenzie Messrs L. K. Gilbert,
Thomas Rolls, Rev. Lealtead, Ben.
Stacker, Lester Pope Johnson, Robert
Taylor, S. Britten, W. Beck, Wm Wash
ington, A. Brown, Owen W. Jackson,
Hayes- W ilson.
A very pretty home wedding was cele
brated Wednesday nightone of the
prettiest that have taken place for some
time. It occurred at the residence of
Mrs. N. Green 2531 State street, the con
tracting parties being Mr. Nelson Hayes
and Miss Mamie Wilson. Both of the
young people are well known in social
circles and the event was one that had
been looked forward to with bright an
ticipation for several weeks. Many
were the expressions of disappointment
when it was learned that the affair
would not occur in the church.
The ceremony occurrsd at 9 oVlock
and shortly before that hour the guests
assembled in the parlors to await the
appearance of the bride and groom.
The pretty little bride appeared
dressed in white cashmere and a veil of
tulle and carrying a bouquet of La
France roses and Hyacinths. She was
supported by the bride's maid Miss Liz
zie Buford,. dressed in white nuns veil
ing. The best man was William Jones.
The wedding ceremony was perform
ed by Rev. J. F. Thomas.
The music was Mendelsshon's Wad
ding march, performed by Miss Rosa
The presents were varied and beauti
ful. After the ceremony a reception
Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Scott and Miss Re
becca Lee, handsome stand lamp.
Miss Lizzie Churchill and Mr. David
Steele, dinner set.
Misses Eliza and Martha Bootn, set
Mr. O. P. Johnson, half dozen fruit
Albert Morgan, half dozen silver tea
Mrs. Sally Ford, plush covered jewel
Mrs. Easton,"handsome tidy.
Mamie Branton, one pair towels,
Miss Delia Blake, pair towels.
Misses Mary and Grace Edmonson,
syrup pitcher. MM^
Mrs. Geo. A. Johnson, three towels.
J. H. Heal, white bedspread.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Handy, white spread.
Mrs. J. W. Hackerney and Mrs. J. B.
Turner of, St. Paul, white spread and
F. W. Newsone, pair towels.
Pleasant Whitman, wreath of artificia
Mr. and Mrs. C. Walker, silver cake
Miss Josie A dams, fan cv vase
Fannie G. Bushamon, half dozen sil
ver nut picks and crackers.
F. W. Rollins, fancy tea pot. VV
L. and Mrs. Geo. W, Reed, pair
Mrs. F. H. Webster and Miss Lou
Webster, lace fan.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Jordon, half dozen
E. B. Buck, pickle stand.
Robert Hayes, table Bpread.
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Wright, sack flour.
Mrs. Surges, two pairs kid gloves
Mrs. M. French and Miss Carrie Bax
ter, table cloth and napkins.
Geo. Mead, three towels.
Miss Carrie Green and Richard Simp
son, glass water set.
Mrs. C. Cheeks, glass sauce set.
Miss Marrian Simpson, glass cream
Mrs. La Mars, pair towels.
Mrs. McGowan, pair towels.
Miss Roxie Page, tea set.
Groom, set of furniture and kitchen
Miss Belle Claiborne, Cincinnati, O
Chicago House Cleaning Co.
One of the dreads of housekeepers is
house-cleaning time, and as that time
will shortly arrive THE APPEAL calls the
attention of the public to the Chicago
House Cleaning Company which has re
centlybeen organized by Messrs. James
C. Battles and Payton Randolph. They
employ the latest and best known ma
terials and tools and only experienced,
reliable workmen capable of executing
their work in a most thorough und su.
perior manner. They do general house
cleaning chimney sweeping dusting,
wiping and cleaning papered walls oil
ing and polishing wodwork and floors
e'ean wood-work, painted walls, win
dows, lights, mirrors, globes, mantles,
etc., cleaning yards and cellars, remov
ing rubbish. Fumigate and whitewash
cellars, carpets taken up and cleaned b}
iteam. Also clean carpets on the floors.
Carpets taken up, alteied made over and
relaid. They give their personal super,
vision to all work placed in their hands
In short they fill along felt want. Leave
iders at their office No. 182 State street
Where to Get THE APPEAL.
For the benefit of persons who are not
regular subscribers, THE A. PEAL IS on
-ale in Chicago at the following places
Chas Landre, 111 Hairison street.
S. Bryan, 446 State street.
F. A. Chinn, 338 Thirtieth street.
W. H. Monroe, 4 Madison street.
W. Nelson, 179 Walnut street.
Remonde House, 464 State street.
G. W. Henderson. 2734 State street.
Garrett Morgan, 2903 State Street.
I. B. Walters, 2828 State street
Thomas Buck, 75 Harrison stieet.
C. Tracy, 110 Harrison street
G. W. Richardson,6036 Halsted street.
J. C. Cranshaw, 456 36th street.
John Griffith, 807 Austin avenue.
Harry Curtis, 2611 State street.
Wm. Brown, 2630State street.
H. W. Nelson, 214 W. Randolph.
Barney Moore, 2646 State street.
Jacob Dozier, 2941 State 6treet.
Thos. J. Birchler, 2724 State street.
Chicago Office, 325 Dearborn street.
Kansas City, Mo., May 6.The mar
riage of Miss Hattie E. Smith to Mr
Geo. W. Berrv, was something that
might be called superior. The bride
wore cream colored satin with train
trimmed with gold and cream colored
braid and lace, with natural flowers,
diamonds and gold ornaments. The
groom wore full dress suit. The guests
about 150 were entertained with music
by the leading Colored orchestra of the
The bride has resided in Kansas City
several years and has many friends both
in Kansas City and St. Louis. Mr. G.
W. Berry is from Indiana, now residing
in Kansas City, is a young man of ster
ling reputation. May success attend
them through life.
It occurred Tuesday evening April 30.
List of presents: Paper ree'e and
large photo of Rev. Moses Dixon, by
T. B. J. Robinson handsome parlor
limp Mr. and Mrs. Mitchel, St. Louis
handsome silver card basket with ini
tials, Mr. Valentine Allen silver butter
knife, Mr. W. B. Young, Cincinnati
crystalize glass fruit bowl, Mr. and Mrs.
Hubbard, Joplin two^pots of natural
flowers, Mr. Mrs, Cloyd, toilet set Mr.
and Mrs. Beckley glass water pitcher,
Mr. and Mrs. Hartro'l lot No. 1, block
10, Bellefont, Kan., W. T. Smith bridal
cup and saucer, Mr. and Mrs. Penix,
Joplin set silver table spoons, Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Oliver one dozen napkins,
Miss Julia Garner set glass table ware,
Mr. W. R. La May one half dozen shell
glasses, Mr, and Mis. .Booker set of
Reman button-hole bouquet stands, J.
Holhnswortb two bisque figures, Mr
Chas. Kingcac'e, fine porcelain cup and
saucer, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Moteley, Jop
lin silver butter knife, Miss A. Ma on
unique cigar stand, Mrs. B. Duddly
granite vases and vinegar bottle, Mrs. J.
Garner one half dozen goblets, Mr. and
Mrs. Frankm cup and saucer with
Egyptian paintings, Miss Ella Gordon
and Mr. Thornton butter dish, Mr. D.
W. Oakes bottle of Golden Gate cologne,
Mr. ft. Sweeney, St. Louis onevhalf
dozen plates, Mrs. L. Payne one half
dozen tumblers, Mr. and Mrs. Wm Car
ter one half dozen florantine tumblers,
Mr. and Mrs. Overton six linen towels,
Miss Lucy Dorsey napkins and table
cloth, Mrs. A. Brown two linen towels,
Mrs. M. Johnson table cloth, Mr. and
Mrs. Arnold two Turkish towels Mr.
Geo. Wynn whisp broom and holder,
Mr. J. W. Smith one dozen linen nap
kins, Mr. R. Martin fruit stand, Miss
Hattie Miller Tennyson's poems, Prof.
A. W. Williams.
A DIVER'S EXPERIENCE.
s\a Hour of Agony the Bottom
of the Mississippi,
forgery Under Water-Impaled Throuffb
the Foot by a Strong BoltA Cat from
the Instep to the ToeThe Story as
Told by Diver Moore.
When submarine divers go down under
water they look for and expect all sorts of
adventures. Engagements with devil-fish
sf enormous proportions are of every-day
occurrence, while the finding of human
bodies and other ghastly evidences of ship
wreck is a small matter to the professional
liver. Probably one of the most noted
livers in this country, says the San Fran
cisco Examiner, is John Moore, who is now
in this city on business. Mr. Moore claims
New Orleans as his home, although he is re
cently from Seattle, W. T. It was at the
Chicago Hotel on Jackson street that an
Examiner reporter met him a few days ago,
and heard o/.e of the most thrilling advent
ures that ever befell a man under water,
he having been impaled through the foot in
some twenty feet of water at Memphis,
Tenn. Mr. Moore walks with an almost im
perceptible lameness as a result of his ad
ventures the Mississippi river.
"That foot bothers me at times," said the
diver, "and the horrorof the situation 1 was
In I shall never forget."
Mr. Moore removed his shoe and stocking
from his right foot, which is slit from near
the instep to between the great and second
toes, he having released himself by tearing
his foot through the bolt at the tune of the
The story, however, is best told in the
diver's own words:
"It was in October, 1888," saidMr. Moore,
"that I was engaged to do the underwater
workthat is, to build the inclines for the
Kansas City, Springfield & Memphis rail
road at Memphis. My work was all under
water, I having to sink caps on top of the
piles, and then drive drift bolts each pile.
The latter were six in a row, forming what
is termed a bent. The incline was about
four hundred feet in length, the bents being
sixteen feet apart. It was on the morning
Df October 17 that I was sent over to the
West Memphis side and made a survey. I
found that the incline lacked afoot of being
Sown on the caps, and so reported to the
ahief engineer. I was directed to bolt the
nclme timbers to the caps, and it was in do
ng this that the accident that nearly cost
me my life occurred I used the regulation
diving-dress, with helmet and air-pump, but
relied principally on my hfe-hne and signal
Mr. Moore then explained the method of
Irawing a bolt twenty feet under water.
'In this instance," he continued, "a piece
3f two-inch gas pipe of the required length
was used. After holes had been bored in
he timbers a bolt was sent down the pipe,
and, being put into position by the diver,
was rammed home something after the
nanner of loading a gun. Every thmg pro
gi essed nicely until about the middle of the
lay. I had just pointed the pipe over a bolt
hole, and gave the signal to send the bolt
iown and ram away, when I felt a sharp,
-stinging pam my light fx and found
myself impaled. I reached for my hf e-hne,
but owing to the maddy nature of the water
the Mississippi I was unable to find it for
several moments By that time I realized
my position. The bolt had been driven
through the string piece of the incline, then
through my foot, and then into the top of
the pile. I confess that I was frightened
at first, but well knowing that if I lost my
presence of mind I would be a goner, I
biaced up and looked around for some way
to release myself. If I had a slate with me
I could have sent it up and notified those
above of the fix I was m, but I had eone
down that day without one. My situation
was a very serious one.
'The current was running at the rate of
about six miles an hour, and there I was, a
prisoner under twenty feet of water, suffer
ing intense pam and losing a large quantity
of blood. There was no other diver withm
three or four miles of the place, and things
looked very blue for me I had been impaled
for probably half an hour when the men
above concluded that something was
wrong, and tried to signal me with my life
line. This was finally abandoned, and a
young fellow named John Conners, who
acted as my tender, came down He brought
with him the dullest knife 1 think I ever
saw. He came down to meet me a novel
way. Ho had no diving suit, but got one of
the men on the lighter to hold my life line
and hose, and came down by them. He
had to act quickly, and as soon as he
reached me he placed the knife in my hand,
and releasing his hold on the line, rose to
1 can assure you I felt better when I got
hold of that knife My farst work was to
sharpen it on apiece of railroad iron, piles
of which were around me. I then cut the
upper strap of my shoe and then cut the
right leg of my dress off just above the
knee. This resulted the water filling my
dress up to my chin. This I didnotmmd,
however, for as long as the air-pump was
kept going I was safe. The main trouble
was to get my foot clear. I could not, from
the position I was in, reach down further
than the upper strap of my knee. Had I
been able to do so I would have slit my foot
between the toes.
"Itried in every possible way to clear my
self, but it was impossible, and, as a last re
sort I had to sufferthe torture of having
the bolt torn through the flesh. I signaled
with my hfe-liue, which was attached to the
winch, and the engine started. The agony
was simply terrible, and after being im
paled under water for fifty minutes I was
brought up very faint from loss of blood."
A SUly Bible Misprint.
It is popularly supposed, remarks a corre
spondent of the London Daily News, that
the Authorized Version of the Bible, as we
have it to-day, is entirely free from printers*
errors and it may be interesting to a good
manyof your readers to learn thatitcontains
any thing of the kind. The following pas
sage, however, speaks for itself, and the
misprint contained in it will be readily no
ticed: "Woe to the idol shepherd that leav
eth the flock The sword shall be upon bis
arm, and upon his right eye his arm shall
be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be
utterly darkened" (Zechanah, chap xi
v. 17). Curiously enough, this error has
been allowed to remain uncorrected by the
University Press for nearly fifty years, and
possibly for a much longer period at any
rate, it will be found the editions of the
Bible for 1839 and 1883, 1885 being the date
of publication of the Revised Version, ft
was of course discovered by the Revising
Company, and it would seem as if they
wished to consign the fault to oblivion, as
they substituted a new adjective ("worth-
less") for that misprintednamely, "idle
avoiding, moreover, any reference, mar
ginal or otherwise, to the alteration made.
An Energetic Defense.
This is not oursit's English, you know,
and is copied from London Tid-Bits: "I say.
Bill," said a worthy fellow, "do you know
that Jones said you were not fit to clean his
shoes*" "Did he?" was the reply "I hope
you defended me" "Yes, that I Khd
'Well, how did you do it?" "I said you
Physicians agree that the poison con
veyed by human teeth is one of the most
annoying that they have to deal with. One
of them writes to the Medical Begteter: I
have under my attention severe and most
complicated cases of blood poisoning, in
which the patient had but slightly abraded
the hand in the course of a fight by strik
ing the knuckles against the teeth of his
opponent. I have known hands thus
poisoned only saved from amputation by
the application of all the resources of set
John Jones Lodge, No. 7. Regular
onth 32 8 Clar
G. W. EJHD, W M.
CHAS. LANDKE, Sec. Ill Harrison St'
Hiram Lodge No. 14. Regular com
munication first and third Tuesdays at
ball corner 16th ad State.
KOBT-J. B. ELLINGTON, W. M.
GK T. JACKSON, Sec., Am. Ex. Co.
Mt. Hebron Lodge No. 29. Regulai
communication, first and third Than*
days at St. George Commandery ball,
State and Sixteenth streets.
M. A. AKNOJDW. M.
JOHN B. HART, Sec 2433 State,
St. Mark's Chapter No. 1, H. R. A. M.
Meets first Tuesday in each month at
WQ Clark St.
A D. STEVENS, H.P
GEO. W. KUCKEB, Rec. 1713 State.
Corinthian Commandery No. 1, K. T.
Regular conclave second Thursday in
each month at their asvlum 328 Clark st.
W M. ATCHISON, E. C.
D. W. DEJCY, Re'c, 3716 Dearborn.
St. George Commandery No. 4, K. T.
Regular conclave, second and fourth
TlHirsday5s in each month at their
*nd 16t streets
Visiting Sir Knights in good standing
K. E. Moore, E. C.
J, W. Taylor,Recorder,2961 LaSalle.
oaday each mont. at
tUo dark bt.
J. B. FOSTER, E. C.
F. FRE*NY, Rec.
Eureka Court No. 11, Heroines of Jer
icho. Meets second Tuesday in each
month at hall 16th and State.
Mrs. Mary Clayton, M. A. M.
Mrs. Sadie Hart, Sec. 2433 State.
Esther Court No. 2. Meets first Mon
day in each month, at St. George Com
mandery Hall, Sixteenth and State.
MES. E. CHATMAN M. A. M,
Mas. E. J. LAWSON, Sec. 2701 State.
Electa Chapter, No 11, O. E. S. meets
just imiay evening ot each month at
ball comer 16tli and Mate.
MRS. AGNES MOODY, W M.
MRS. E. NOELL, Sec. 2939 State.
Talma Chupter, No 12, O E S meets
Sd tndtij in each month ac St. George's
Hell, coi 16th At btite
MRS. JOSIE E\ ERL.IT, W. M.
M s. LutLLA BtLL, bee. 170J Dearb'n
a. u. o. o. B".
Golden Fleece Lodge No. 1615. Reg
ular meetings, second and fourth Thurs
days at 132 Clai street.
H. A. BARTLLTT, N. G.
F. AV. ROLLINS, P. S Tribune Bldg,
Ezekiel Lodge No. 1905. Meets reg
ularly on second and fourth Tuesdays
and second Thursday for instruction.
R. W. Wptkms, N G.
G. R. Scott, P. S. 2712 Dearborn st.
P. M. Council No. 20. Meets second
Monday in oach month at 132 Clark St.
A. O. HUNTER, W. G.
G. R.fecoTT,G. S. 2712 Dearborn.
Mount Moriah Lodge No. 44, House
hold of Ruth. Meets first Tuesday in
each month at Freiberg's Hall, 22d. st
Mrs. Clara Pryor, N. G.
Mrs. L. BELL, W. R. 1709 Dearborn.
Household of Ruth No. 153. Meets
third Tuesday in each month at 13S
Miss Nellie Atkinson, M. N.
Mrs. Nellie Boudm, W. R. 309 Clark
B. F. AND S. M. T.
Morning Star Lodge No. 14, meets at
326 Claik street, on second and fourth
Tuesdays in each month.
J. H. MAGEE,W. M.
R. M. HANCOCK, Sec, 600 Fulton.
Mt. Hope Temple No. 1. S. M. X.
Meets second and fourth Mondays at 7
p. M. at hall corner 16th. and State.
Mrs. F. A. Powell.M. W. P., 2213d.
Mrs J. C. Williams. 3425 Butterfield
D. OF T.
Jerusalem Tabernacle No. 16. Meets
second Wednesday each month at N
132 Clark Street.
Mrs. Lottie Burgess, C. P.
Miss M. WILSON, C. R. 857 Madison.
Diamond City No. 72. Meets fourth
Tuesday in each month at St. George
Commandery hall, State and Sixteenth.
MRS. Aohss MOOY C. P.
MRS. SARAH BEARD Sec.
Western Light Tabernacle, No. 87.
Meets second and fourth Wednesday*
corner of Sixteenth and State streets
MRS. SUSIE TERRY C. P.
MRS. RODLEY, C. R. 3035 Indiana4'
KNIGHTS OF L4BOB.
"son (Mixed) Assem
bly, Colored waiters No. 8286, meets er
ery Friday night at 104 Randoloh S
A. O. HUNTER, W. M.
W. E. TURNER, R. S. 57 N. Robey.
BROTHERHOOD OF RAILWAY PORTERS.
Garnet Lodge No. 1, meets on the
od and 18th of each month at 1 o'clock
p. m. sharp at 32S Clark bt.
MACK CALDWELL, M. P.
WILLIS EASLEY, bee.
Daughters of Union No. 1. Meet*
.second Monday in each month at 7 p. u.
at Olivet Baptist Church, HarmoP Ct.
MRS. ANN SIMPSON, Pres.
Mas. F. A. POWELL, Sec. 221 3d. ave.
Daughters of Zion No. 1 Meets las*
Monday each month at Mrs. M.
Douglass' 293 Third av
MRS. F. A. FULTON, Pres.
MISS A WiLLiAMs,Sec.2927 Butterfiel
Dau *nters of Israel.
Meets first Thursday in each at Quinn
Chapel, Fourth avenue
MRS. SALLLB ADAMS, Pres.
MRS. SARAH GANT, Sec. 2136 State.
Daughters of Union No. 2 Meets sec
ond uesday of each month at St. Steph
en church, Austin Ave.
MRS BLACKBURN, Pres.
MRS. D. MCGOWAN
GR\*.TZ7AEArY OF TBD REPUBLIC.
and third Thursdays, at 326 Clark St
BARNLY MOORE, Com.
MATTHEW HLLEIT, Sec.
Womens Relief Corps, No. 14. Meete-
Mrs. Nettie Burton, President.
Mrs. Mary Polk, Sec.47N. Campbell
BethelA.ME teaching SundaysheS
*t 2 30 r, rnandp7:3
-t J.6U p. m. Prayer meeting Wednes
day evemngs. Class meeting, I?flaV
fvemngs. Especial attentiongiven to