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VOL. II-NO. 44.
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While every bedy seems tc be going
wild und growing rich, through real
estate, in this neck of the woods it
seems a little singular that colored men
generally, do not "catch on." They
seem to be splendid imitatois of the
fashionable foibles, vices and follies of
their frirer-hued and straighter-baired
brothers, and in everything- but finan
cial undertakings "you can't lose em."
But when it comes to business enter
piises, wherein confidence in one anthe
other, and co-operation, are essential
element, of success, they seem to be all
at eea.
One of the greatest draw backs is the
lack of confidence in each other, and
just so long as this prevails,there will be
little general progress. There is not
one of the readers of the APPEAL, in this
city, that has not heard of t'ne onder
ful deals that have been mad e,rightbere
Within the past three year there are
numerous instances where its have been
bought, that doubled, trebl ed and quad
rupled in value, in that length of time.
We heard of a case where one man
"wished another to go in with him and
1 buy some property he knew of for sale,
he would not go in the deal, but loaned
1 $200 with the promise of receiving $600
1 in return. Shortly altervvard, the party
I tow horn the money was loaned,stepped
I up to the party from whom he had
borrowed itand who bv the way was a
colored manand planked down the
promised 600 in hard cash. "Now,"
said he, "how much do vou suppose I
made? You know I paid $2,200 for the
ground, well, I sold it yesterday for
$15,000 spot cash. I shall be a watch
man no longei I'm going into business."
This is only one of the recent occur
rences tha$ dazzle unbelievers*. A
gentleman was telling,a few nights since,
'of thirteen lots on Summit avenue that,
three years ago, he endeavored to get
"some other colored gentleman to join
with him in buying at 100 per lot, but
they lacked confidence in each other,
and would not come to any final agree
ment to-day those lots canaiot be
bought for 13,000. We ought to form
syndicates among ourselves and put in
our small sums, which are of littte ser
vice by themselvt s, but could be made
to *P8uir magnificent proportions if
taken together buv some of the avail
able properties in this vicinity, and ,r,et
some of the enormous profits that others
are reaping daily around us. Co-oper
ation should be our watchword. We
are too weak and feeblefinanciallyto
'do much single handed, but by co-oper
ation, we may achieve some wonderful
results. We learn there is a movement
m foot among some of us looking to
ard this end which we hope will ar
e at a successful termination. There
large number of men among us who
command a few hundreds each and
will only co-operate these hun-
\i ill grow into thousands. Don't
7 long thinking about it co*oper-
the points in the speech made
match thought on our part. Mr.
ift: "The attempt to enforce
the rights of 'tie colored
al authority I Y &**
it is concetded that under the limita
tions of the constitution the rights of tne
citizens of a state can only be enforced
through state or national tribunals, and
where public opinion is intolerant and
jurors will not do their duty, a citizens,
black or white, may be without remedy
for the grossest wrong, except the right
to MIGRATE to where his rights will be
It is known to be a fact that the damn
able theory advanced by Judge Taney,
years ago, in his Dred Scott decisiona
Negro has no rights which a white man
is bound to respectis in full practice
in (he South to day. True there are
some sort of half way concessions made
to eolored men for policy sake, but the
spirit of the infamous dicision still pre
vails. Then, according to the statement
made by Senator Sherman, nothing is
left for the colored man to do but to
migrate. Let those wno have means to
purchase lands be the first to leave, and
this will give,others no*t so fortunate, an
opportunity, perhaps, to get more work
or better pay. The broad domain of
the Northwest is open to all who wish
to come and till .her soil, and here the
rights of the citizens of all colors and
nationalities are fully protected by state
laws. We do not advocate a general
exodus but a gentle migration which
will not paralyze the industries at home
nor over burden the advantages of the
locality which may be selected. We
would not advise a location in the cities
which are already over crowded with
skilled laborers, but to go to the woods
and vast prairies which are stretched
out on every side inviting all who will
to come and take possession of them.
Good land,accessible to the markets.can
be obtained at low rates and with care
and perseverance bountiful returns are
the sure results.
Here all are equal in the enjoyment
of the highest political and civil liberties
and every man can worship God under
his own vine and fig tree according to
dictates of his conscience, with none
to molest him or to make him afraid.
The only places in the south where
the colored men and the white men are
on a perfect equality are twothe peni
tentiary and the cemetery.State Capi
Our contemporary is oft, away off,
there are cemeteries in the south in
which they will not bury colored per
sons and, if our brother imagines black
and white are on an equality in the
penitentiaries, just let him go and see
for himself, how badly he is mistaken.
The penitentiaries may be hell for white
men but they are heller for colored
Incompliance with a request of the
American Woman Suffrage Association
we have agreed to publish a "Wojian's
Column" or at least to publish some
thing in womans favor whenever con
venient to do so. This week we present
an article by Mary A. Livermore upon
"Industrial Training for Girls."
There are thirti -seven factories in the
United States for the manufacture of
oleomargarine, and still some folks
thinks they eat butter.
The great Ashland real estate boom
seems to be turning into a boomerang.
March spoiled the old adage by going
out lamb like.
Mr. Edward E. Cooper, the editor of
the World, the colored people's paper
here, is inclined to the belief that the
mills of justice grind slowly. Nearly
three years ago, while running as a
postal clerk from here to Louisville, he
was arrested for tampering with the
mails. It took him two years to get a
trial, although he was anxious for it as
speedily as possible, and when it did
come off he was acquitted. Then the
evidence against him was sent on to the
department of justice and came back
here in the shape of an affidavit for his
re-arrest on substantially the same
charge. He asked for an immediate
trial, but a postponement was taken for
two weeks, with the understanding that
the case was to come up before Commis
sioner Jordan to-day. Mr. Cooper and
his attorney, Mr. Holbtein, were on
hand ready for trial this morning, but
the government representatives did not
have their witnesses and were not ready,
and didn't know when they would be.
The commissioner accordingly dismissed
the case and discharged the defendant.
The above is from the Indianapolis
News, of March 29th. We heartily con
gratulate Mr. Cooper upon the success
ful termination of his presecutions on
account of color. We hope he will now
institute suit against the United States
for damages for false imprisonment.
There should be some restitution made,
for the suits against Mr. Cooper were
malicious and prompted solely on acsupplied
count of his color.
Taken for Business and Pleasure
by the People one Beads
Spring Movements.
Miss Willie Lee, of Kansas City, Mo.,
is visiting Paola.
Mrs. Eliza Keeble, of Chicago is visit
ing Indianapolis.
Mr. Henry Wilson, of Chicago, is visit
ing Laporte, Ind.
Miss Bertie Green, of Cleveland, Ohio,
is visiting Chicago.
Mrs. Ida Yocunvof-Trejuton, is visit
ing Camden, N. J.
Miss Maid Moore, of Kansas City, Mo.,
is visiting St. Louis.
Miss Lizzie Mitchem, of Paris, Tenn.,
is visiting Memphis.
Miss Lizzie White, of Akron, is visit
ing Cleveland, Ohio.
Mrs. Eliza B. Keebie, of Chicago, is
visiting Indianapolis.
Miss Hattie Powell, of Savannah, Mo.,
is visiting St. Joseph.
Miss Kitty Patterson, of Chesterton, is
visiting Laporte, Ind.
Miss Lula Lee, of Denver, is visiting
Colorado Springs, Col.
Miss Mary Ward, of Toledo, Ohio, is
visiting Detroit, Mich.
Mr.CarterRichardson,of Philadelphia,
is visiting Oakland, Cal.
Miss Delilah Wright, of Flint, is visit
ing East Saganaw, Mich,
Miss P. Miller, of Philadelhpia, Pa.,
is visiting Brooklyn, N. Y.
Miss Maggie Johnson, of Ann Arbor,
is visiting Ypsilanti, Mich.
Miss Agatha Jackson, of Leavenworth
is visiting Wyandotte, Kan.
MisB Mary Robinson, of Camden, N. J.
is visiting Philadelphia, Pa.
Miss Kitty Clark, of Knoxville, Tenn.,
is visiting Greenfield, Ohio.
Miss Ida Thompson, of Dayton, Ohio,
is visiting Fountain City, Ind.
Miss Emma Peyton, of Indianapolis,
Ind., is visiting Danville, Ky.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T.Scott, of Cairo, 111.,
are visiting Hot Springs, Ark.
Miss Ida R. Chase, of Washington,
D. C, is visiting Abbeville, S. C.
Miss Katie Wheeler, of Louisville,
Kv., is visiting Indianapolis, Ind.
Misses Katie and Agnes Robinson, of
Harrisburg are visiting Reading, Pa.
Misses Carrie Jones and Maria Beas
ley, of Greenbriar, Ala., are visiting
Mrs. L. L. Hedgebeth and daughter
Effie, of Kalamazoo, are visiting Law
rence, Mich.
Industrial Training for Girls.
If I were able, I would change the
public sentiment so radically that no
girl should be considered well educated,
no matter what her accomplishments,
until she had learned a trade, a business
or a profession. There would then be
fewer fathers and brothers toiling like
galley-slaves to support healthy and
vigorous human beings in stagnating
idlenebsidle for no earthly reason save
that God has made them women.
Lack of technical and industrial train
ing not only makes dependent and in
efficient women of our daughters, it puts
them in fearful peril morally. Indo
lence is always demoralizing. It ruins
health, destroys beautv, and enfeebles
the will. "Out of 2,000 fallen women in
the city of New York, 1,880 had been
brought up to do nothing 525 pleaded
destitution as the cause of their sad life."
In view of these facts, which might be
multiplied indefinitely, ought we not to
rid ourselves of the inherited social idea
that it is a shameful thing for young
women to be taught to support them
selves by honorable industry
In an early stage of the late war, be
fore the Government had organized its
various departments, I saw a body of
soldiers march from the St. Louis camp
of rendezvous, and embark on boats to
go down the Mississippi. Among them
were companies without uniforms and
without equipments. The men wore
the citizens dress in which they had en
listed. It was explained that they had
been ordered to the front immediately
after enlistment, in advance of the ar
rival of their uniforms and guns, to
maintain the morale of the army, which
was unfavoraoly affected by the muster
ing out of large numbers who had en
listed on short terms of service. Uni
forms, guns, and the all-important drill
would be given these raw recruits, we
were told, when they reached their
Two or three weeks later, I met some
of these very unequipped men, still
without uniforms, on board a hospital
boat, steaming slowly up the river en
route for the Buperb general hospitals of
St. Louis. Some of the poor-fellows
were so rent with shot and shell that
their own mothers would not have
recognized them. I heard tneir pitiful
atory from many lips, but it was always
the"same story. .Hardly had these
green boys in the "clothing of civilians
reached their regiments, when they
were surprised by the enemy and with
out guns or an hour's drill, they were
plunged into a sharp, disastrous engage
ment. Shot at, shot down, they could
make no defence for they had not been
with the munitions of war, nor
I taught how to use them..
It is as wasteful, as unwise, as inbuman,
to send our delicately-nurtured and ten
derly-reared young daughters ut fron
the home to fight the battle of life with
out a preparation for it, without ai
equipment in the form ofan^ industria1
and business education, as itwas to send
these hapless young fellows to fight tlu
enemy without drill, and without guns
The results are more disastrous, and
reach farther. Our daughters are not
shot down, like the untrained militar\
recruit they live, but with noindividual
grasp on life. They becomfe anxious
concerning th future, with nil power to
provide for it. At the mercy|)f circum
stances which tbey know nab how to
control victims of petty beliefs, old
abuses, and respectable tynxhues, they
drop into mental ill-heal$h, amy^djtfy
disease comes with it. J|iP8StPi&Si
Or they marry, and make faithful, lov
ing, lovelv wives to admiring husbands
But the husband dies. He was living
on a salary, which ceases with his life.
His young widow has one or more
children. What is she to do Or the
husband may drop into permanent in
validism, or into bankruptcy, or into
dissolute habits. If the young wife hat
not been in part prepared for such emer
gencies by previous training, her lot is
hard indeed.
"Oh, you can't prepare girls to meet
such emergencies!" said an eminent
clergyman, in '"hose parlor this topic
was being earnestly discussed. "You
must prepare them to be good wives
and mothers, and risk the rest. There
you will have to leave them, and trust in
Our trust must be in God, to be sure.
No one disputes that. And yet I have
the deepest respect for the advice that
Oliver Cromwell gave his soldiers,
"Trust in God, and keep vour powder
St. Louis, Mo.
The Kant class is booming.
Mr. Samuel Mordecai has about re
Mr. Wesley Campbell who has been
away for a month, will return next
The W. C. T. U. at Carondelet gave an
exhibition Tuesday eveningat Lafayette
Hall. Much interest is taken in this
temperance organization.
Mr. Danl Seals, of Cleveland, Ohio,
was in the city last week. His old
friends and numerous acquaintances ex
tended a cordial greeting to him.
The many friends of Prof. C. F.
Adams, now doing such successful work
in Washington, were pained to hear of
his reported illness. They earnestly
trust he will soon be himself again.
Mrs. D. E. Gordon has issued invi
tations to a card party to be given next
Friday night, in honor of her husband's
birthday. Mr. Gordon is one of the
leading principals in the schools. He
was married last September to Miss
Otillia Wright.
Mr. Lery Christy, editor ofthe Indian
apolis World, has been in the city for
several days. He is on a business trip.
Mr. Christy was one of the interested
audience at the Henry Ward Beecher
memorial service by the Review Club.
He also participated in the discussion.
The Review Club at its last meeting
considered from many points of view
the life and character of Henry Ward
Beecher, The exercises were highly
interesting and instructive. H. Par
ker, D. E. Gordon, Prof. Agee, Mrs. S.
D. Brown and otheis eulogized the
celebrated deceased.
Whist is and has been all the rage
here and many of our best society
people are experts in the game. For
several weeks Messrs. C, H. Brown and
D. E. Gordon have been contesting the
honors with Messrs. H. D. King and A.
D. Langston. Last Saturday these
gentlemen met at the residence of Mr.
King on south Jefferson avenue, at two
o'clock, they played till half past sevn,
stopping an hour for an elegant dinner
prepared by Mrs. King. At the quitting,
Messrs. King and Langston were found
to be well in the lead. Messrs. Brown
and Gordon departed for their homes
with heavy hearts.
Fort SnellingV
How happy we are to witness spring
Gallery target practice during the
week. Private T. L. Smallwood has the
best score, forty-eight out of a possible
fifty. lie is a skillful marksman, form
erly of the Mamons 9th Cavalry.
Guard mounting was on the parade
ground the 29th inst. The band trooped
the line with its"usual military precision,
and the guards were commanded to
their post by Segt. Pope, whose miUtary
bearing almost defies competition.
I regret to announce the critical con
dition of Musician Brown, who has only
a few weeks to serve to complete his en
listment, he has been in the post hospi
tal for several months. He has sym
pathy of his many friends at the Fort.
THE WILSON-DIAMOND glove contest
last Monday night attracted about two
thousand people to the Exposition Rink.
The fight was to be fifteen rounds, but
was given to Wilson at the close of the
seventh round on a foul. Wilson had
the best of each round and would in all
probability have done his man but the
police interfered and stopped the mill.
Wilson left Wednesday on a sparring
tour with* Chandler's combination, and
I will be gone for three or four months.
iatrimonial,Tie with the Ton
gue but which cannot he Un
done with tl*e Teeth.
Seekers after Wedded Bliss.
Mr. D. F. Scott aud Miss Johanna
Harris, of Chicago.
Mr. E. Smith and Miss Laura Robin
son, of Harrisburg, Pa.
Mr. William Porter and Miss Nora
D*3n,ofNorwalk Ohio.
Mr. John Dehoney and Miss Hattie
Bell, of Wyandotte, Kan.
Mr- Louis Jones-andMiss- Mary QM
ham, of Wyandotte, Kan.
Mr. Jesse Carter and Miss Ella An
drews, of Wilkesbarre, Pa.
Mr. Isaac Winters and Miss Lizzie
Harris, of Memphis, Tenn.
Mr. W. H. Wheeler and Miss Fannie
Edwards, of Lousiana, Mo.
Mr. Howard A. Lewis and Miss Mattie
Ousters, of Philadelphia, Pa.
Mr. Frank Horton and Miss Mary E.
Carrington, of Raleigh, N. C.
Mr John Smith and Miss Georgia
Wyman, of Montgomery, Ala.
Rev. C. M. J. Clark and Miss Carrie
Moss, of Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Mr. Paul Severn and Miss Hattie
Richardson, of New Orleans, La.
Mr. George W. Robinson and Miss
Dora Porter, of Leavenworth, Kan.
Mr. Solomon Anderson and Miss
Laura B. Roles, of Philadelphia, Pa.
Mrs. L. H. Reynolds is slowly improv
ing in health.
Mr. and Mrs. H.~W. B. Greer, visited
St. Paul, Monday.
Mrs. Freeman, of Milwaukee, is visit
ing with Mrs. Mitchell this week.
The genial face of J. Q. Adams was
seen on our streets Sunday morning.
Gentle spring smiled benignly on our
fair city Wednesday. Highly appreci
During the present school year 14,575
pupils have been admitted to the public
The rally at the Second A. M. E.
Church Sunday netted $32.75 for the
building fund.
Quite a number of the "boys" were
down to the capitol Monday, to witness
the Wilson-Diamond mill.
Mrs. Johnson, wile of Rev. Johnson,
of the Baptist Church, left last week to
join her husband in Arkansas.
Miss Annie Nelson, of Chicago, was in
the city the guest of Miss Mortie Gray,
she left for her home Wednesday.
Madame Alice Mink Cooley, of St.
Paul, will sing a solo at the Easter ser
vices of the Second A. M. E. Church
WHATS the matter with going to J. p.
Balls' to get your photos. He takes
pictures in first-class style for three
dollars per dozen.
Mrs. Williams has removed from 3rd
avenue to more commodious quarters
in the Glyndon House on 3rd street,
south. She now has a large and com
fortable hotel.
Last Friday evening a most pleasant
little informed reception was tendered
to Miss Annie Nelson, of Chicago, by
Miss Ella Underwood at the residence
of Mrs. Celia Falls. The occasion was a
most enjoyable one to all present.
Married at the residence of Chas.
Hicks, 2313,12th avenue, south, by Rev.
L. H. Reynolds Mr. A. H. Drake, of
Stillwater, and Mrs. Sarah Anderson, of
th's city. Ceremony at 5 p.m., Wed
nesday. The couple left immediately
for Stillwater.
The latest novelty in church sociables
will be a spelling match, April 7th, at
110, Washington avenue, for the Second
A.M. E. Church. Spelling books are
in great demand just now. F. E. Wil
son of the Ardmore will have charge of
the spelling effort.
Among the social events of the week
rhere was none more delightful than a
card party given Saturday evening by
Mrs. Lucreta Newman Coleman at her
residence No. 517, Tenth avenue, south,
in honor of Miss Annie Nelson, of
Chicago. Those present were: Mes
dames Celia Falls, George Barnett
Misses Luella Underwood, Mortie Gray,
Roberta Coleman,andMary Godett.of St.
Paul Messrs. W. A. Hazel, E. Perkins,
W. A. Gilispie, R. J. .^ewis, R. Gray,
and Geo. Harrison, Chas. James and J.
Q. Adams, of St. Paul. The supper
table presented a de ightful combination
of beauty, elegance and good cheer.
The hostess is a very charming lady and
the affair was most recherche in every
The Mozart Club was organized last
October, by request of Rev. L. H. Rey
nolds, pastor in charge of the Second A.
M. E. church of this city, for the pur
pose of giving concerts and other enter
tainments, for the benefit of the build
ing fund of the church. The members
at first were very zelous in their work
and gave a concert about the middle of
December by which they cleared $30.
Soon alter however, intoxicated by suc
cess they began to grumble of doing so
much for the church,although nearly all
were members. Dissatisfaction caused
discussion and some of the members
withdrew. Those that remained in the
club renounced their government and
adopted another, which provided that
half the proceeds of all concerts or en
tertainments given by them, should go
to their treasury, and, that the same
should be "equally divided among the
members for their services. The club
gave a concert on the 17th inst., but
the talent which brought them success
at other concerts was chiefly conspic
uous for its absence, and, to add to the
discredit of the distinguished society a
dance concluded the programme. Now
we do not wish to denounce the young
members but admonish them of the
errors of their ways.
Mich., fsin the city.
MB. A. MYBICK, of Minneapolis, was
the city yesterday.
THE county building will be supplied
with eleetric lights in a few days.
Mas. MABSHALL SAI/TEB presented her
husband a bouncing baby boy last week
MRS. ELLA ALLEN, who has been ill
for several weeks, is again able to be
NED LYONS wanted in Milwaukee for
the burglary of a safe was arrested here
last Tuesday.
JOHN J. BLACK was re-elected chief of
the fire department for the next two
years, Monday night.
MB. MILTON FOGG, who has been suf
fering from a severe attack of quinsy for
several days has recovered.
ST. PAUL is to have a new theatre by
next September, to cost in the neighbor
hood of $100,000. Sackett and Wiggins,
FOB RENTThree nicely furnished
rooms, in private family, pleasantly
located.Enquire at No. 173 Charles
street. References exchanged.
TUE Merchants hotel which has been
under the proprietorship of Col. A.Education,
Allen since 1873 has been sold to Mr. F.
R. Welz who took possession yesterday
ONE week from to-morrow Lent ends
and at the same time spring costumes
will be ripe. There are some gorgeous
toilettes preparing for their debut
THE entertainment by the Mite Society
at Pilgrim Baptist church, Thursday
night was a very delightful affair and
was well attended and was a success in
every way.
bell Printing Press and Manufacturing
Ca.yia in the city. He-is herefor the
purpose of putting in a new job and
book press for Mr. H. P. Hall.
GET your photograph taken by J. P.
Ball, No. 221, Niqollet avenue, Minne
apolis. He only charges$3.00 dozen and
will pay the railroad fare of eyeiy
customer from St. Paul. Grab it quick.
IT is settled that ministers will here
after under a late act of the legislature
be compelled to pay [full fare on rail
roa is while traveling to points in he
State, but may obtain half fare tickets to
pointB outside of Minnesota.
TUBNER HALL was the scene of revelry
and fun Monday night on the occasion
of the soiree given by the Eureka Dauc-
ingClub. The officers of the club are:
John Cunningham, president Scott
Blake, vice-president J. A. Williams,
secretary P. Reid, treasurer Chas.
Narciese, manager. The hall was well
filled with a merry, good-natured gather
ing, bent on crowding as much enjoy
ment into one night as possible. The
best of order prevailed and all who were
present had an enjoyable time.
AMONG the customs in vogue in the
Saintly City, there is none more pleasant
than that of giving birthday parties and
while it is not confined to those who are
still in their "teens," they seem to fol
low it with more zest than their older
brothers and sisters. There have been
several such parties lately, but none
that excelled in point of general elegance
the one given by Master Charles Fogg
on last Monday, the fifteenth anniver
sary of his birthday at the residence of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Fogg,
53,E.6th street.There were present:Miss
es Nellie Griswold, Birdie Parker, Rosie
Robinson, Viola Berry, Renie Bradbury,
Emma Glover, Amie Fogg, of Minne
apolis, Amelia Williams, Malinda Fogg
Masters Charles Fogg, Willie Francis,
Artrudol Lazenberry, James Doyer,
Fred Jones, Charlie Parker, Milton
Fogg, Jr., and Albert Fogg. The little
folks enjoyed themselves immensly,
plajing games of all kinds, winding up
with a pleasant little dance. The sup
per was very elegant and elaborate and
was one of the most enjoya le featu es
of the occasion. Master Fogg was the
recipient of a number of handsome
presents from his friends, among which
were the following: Autograph album,
Viola Berry handsome red plush collar
and cuff case, Masters J. A. Dover, W.
T. Francis, F. A. Jones handkerchief,
Linda Fogg beautiful card, Emma
Glover aligator collar and cuff boxes
and card case, .Artrudol Lazenberry
perfume and Russia pocket book, Chas.
and Birdie Parker handkerchiefs,
Nellie Griswold $1.00, Mr. Emraett
Simpson scarf, Rosa Robinson ham
mered brass broomcase,Amelia Williams
bo-x of. paper and birthday card,, Lurena rv* _, WiU w
Bradberry. Among the older folks who
were present, and enjoyed the occasion
as well as the children,were:Mr.and Mrs
Charles Fogg and Mr. and Mrs. H. W.
B. Greer, of Minneapolis Mr. and Mrs.
Alex Cooley Mesdames Thomas Gris
wold, Ella Allen Hiss Maggie Fogg
Messrs. James Dickinson, NealBoyce,
James Fogg and J. Q. Adams.
Extracted from the Mine of Mis
cellaneous Matters, on our
Claim,antl Assayed for
our Del vers after
Notice the Output.
The "Colored Citizen," of Cincinnati,
has not "turned up its toes."
Bishop Payne is writing a book en
titled "Divine Type of Womanhood."
Mr. John Brown, colored, has been
appointed letter carrier in Newark, N. J.
v/x uBumt Miss Lizzie Brown, colored, issteno*
-^^m^psm^m&isl' 'grapher in a law ffice-ef iirand Rapids,"*
The white and colored barbers of St.
Louis, Mo., have formed a protective
Mr. J. W. E. Thomas, colored, has
been nominated by the Republicans of
Chicago, as South Town Clerk.
Hon. J. Milton Turner has sued Chas*
Starkes, of St. Louis, Mo., for $10,000
damages, for burning him in effigy.
Miss Harriet Louise Smith, colored, is
the head of the Department of Drawing
and Penmanship in Livingston College
of Boston, Mass.
The Colored Lone Star State Fair As*
sociation has been organized at Fort
Worth, Tex. They propose to give a
State fair this fall.
The Johnson Brothers Colored Con*
cert Co., re-organized in Winona, Minn,
in March and have made a successful
tour through Wisconsin.
Jacksonville, Fla., has seven colored
men who are worth $100,000 each, thir*
teen who are worth $75,000, an1 twice
that number who are worth $50,000.
Mr. Newton Hamilton for constable,
and Rev, W. Wright for the Board of
are among the candidates
for the coming election in Lawrence,
Mrs. Ella Taylor and Jake Finkleborg,
both colored, of Memphis, Tenn., have
filed suits against the Memphis City
Railroad Co., for $5,000 damages each
for injuries received.
Mr. J. M. Nimbulu, a native of Natal,
South Africa, graduated from the
Chicago Medical College this week. He
will return to his native country to
practice his profession.
Mrs. Sarah Scheffer, the colored
woman, who was purchased from her
owner by Plymouth Church at Mr.
Beecher's suggestion in 1860, and given
her freedom, is still living at Peekskill,
N. Y., where she has a little place, and
sells ihickensand eggs for a living.
Rev. J. A. Cole, of Africa, in an ad
dress before the convention of churches
and christians at Chicago, Thursday,
said he believed that most of the evils
the colored people were suffering from,
were attributable to Masonry and se
cret societies. He was a central figure
in the convention.
The statement which is going the
rounds of the colored press.that Prof.
F. Adams, now teaching German in
Washington, D. C. was recently stricken
with paralysis, is unfounded. It origi
nated from the fact that he had a slight
attack of vertigo, from which he re
covered in a day or two.
The Robert Brown Elliot School of
Technology was incorporated in Birm
ingham, Ala., last week, by A. L. Scott,
Samuel Roebuck, W. R. Pettiford. Geo.
Turner, J. H. Thompson, Sandy Goodloe
D. A.Williams, A.T.Walker, R. C. O.
Benjamin and J.T.Jones. This is the
first school of the kind for colored
people in the United States.
Great excitement exists among the
colored people and ignorant whites
along the base of the Kenesaw Mountain
in Cobb and Gordon counties, Georgia.
A colored girl, who claims to hold con
verse with the angels, piedicts the end
of the world preceded by earthquakes,
whirlwinds and fire, on the first Satur
day in December. As if to confirm her
prophecy, a Greek cross, evidently of
rainbow origin, has appeared several
times over the Kenesaw Mountain, and,
after hanging for half an hour, slowly
Chicago, 111.
Mr. W. N. Williams has returned to
St. Paul.
Miss Nannie B. Pointer has returned
from St. Joseph, Mich.
The APPEAL is kept on file at the
Estella restaurant, 446 State.
The various Sunday schools of the
city met in a union, Sunday afternoon
at Quinn Chapel.
'Hardstew' issoliciting for the Chicago
department of the APPEAL, news of in
terest may be sent to him at 1448 State.
Mr. Jerome Wallace has gone to
Louisville, Ky., where he will accept a
position with the L. N. A. & C. R. R. Co.
as machinist.
Mrs. A. Boyer, who has been visiting
hea sister Mrs A. Pointer, returned to
St. Joseph, Mich., Friday, accompanied
by her daughter.
Rev call tenderefdSt. him by th
Bi rd Wilkins, Paul,
Bethesda Baptist church of this city.
He will assume the pastorial charge at
Messrs. A. A. Wesley and J. M. Nim
bulu graduated from the Medical College
of this eity.- The former expects to
travel south, and the latter will practice^
in his native country, Africa.

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