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and corrected the error.
Thanksgiving A%ith its good dinners
has passed, we will now prepare foi
The place-seekers are ^ery quiet
among the Colored people. What's the
matter? Are they all on little still
Now that all the elections aie over
and the returns all in, the occupation of
the politician is gone, and men who
were chuck full of business thirty days
go now And time hanging heavily on
There ia a movement on foot looking
to a big emancipation celebration on
the first of January, v\bich, if carried
out on the grand scale proposed by the
originatois, will be an interesting and
enjoyable affair in which all may feel
Various and numerous are the reasons
given by the Democrats for the recent
annihilation, but the fact is, that this is
a Republican country and they saw the
erior of their way in allowing the Demo
crats to get control of the country by
their apathy and carelessness four years
ago, and went to the polls in No\ ember
The last month in 1888 is ushered in
to-day. There are only thirty more
dajs of leap year and the old maids
who do not take advantage of these
few davs of grace will have to wait four
years before another leap year with its
peculiar privileges comes along. Hurry
up girls, if the boys wont pop, don't
lose your opportunities, pop for them.
There'braanva good fellow to be hadcushion,
fov the asking.
The weather is a the me "which has
been worn thieadbare, but the extra
ordinary beautiful, mild weather which
lias been prevailing here in Minnesota
for the past few weeks has put the old
theme in the mouth of every one. Just
think of it the last week in November
and the weather more pleasant than it
was during the last week of May. The
farmers have been blesfeed, and he is a
shiftless, procrastinating fellow who has
not fixed up things all right for the
dreary winter which w'H surely come,
and all the more severe, perhaps, be-
cause of being kept away so long by the
St. Peter Claverffe Catholic
Persuant to the announcement in the
APEBAL, a large and very intelligent
audience assembled last Sunday eve
ning in St. Peter Claver's (Catholic)
church to hear Father Shanley's lucid
explanation of the Catholic doctrines
on the subject of indulgences. The
large congregation listened very atten
tively to the Rev. Pastor, who spoke
substantially as follows:,
The civilized world was Catholic until
Jbe sixteenth century. I the begin-
ningofthe sixteenth century, a Cath
olic priest, Martin Luther, rebelled
against the authority of the Catholic
church, and founded a church of his
own. One of the reasons which Luther
gme for leaving the church of Christ
and starting a church of his own was
the Catholic doctrine about indulgences,
which he vilely .misrepresented and
abused.. From that day to the present
non-Catholics bav persisted in mis
understanding what the Catholic church
teaches o-n this as well as on every her
important subject. .Non-Catholics think
that an indulgence is a permission to
commit em. Now wbafc do we Oath
olics mean by an indulgence? An in
dulgence is the remission of the tem
poral punishment due to sin, after the
guilt and eternal punishment have been
forgiven through tike aaerement of pen
ance. An indulgence has nothing to do
with the guilt or with the eternal pun
ishment of sin. I refers only to the
temporal punishment which Godinflicts
on the sinner for every sin committed.
That every sin brings -with, it a temporal
punishment is clear from the plain
teaching of the Ploly Bible. Adam
sinned, and his sin, together with the
eternal punishment thereof was for
given. But the temporal punishment
sickness, death, spiritual weakness
remained, Moses sinned at the waters
of Contradiction, and was forgiven.
But the temporal punishment remained.
He cou'd not enter the Promised Land.
So every sin brings with it a temporal
punishment, which must be undergone
eithei in this world or in Purgatory.
An indulgence is the remission of this
The tme church has power to grant
indulgences-the forgiveness of this
temporal punishment. For priests ha\
pouei to forgi\e sins. Wlose sins ye
shall forgive, they are forgiven.'
(John 20th, T}
verse He who can do
the greater, can do the less. Now it is
greater to forgive sins and the eternal
punishment due to them than to remit
temporal punishment The Savioi gave
to Peter the kejs of the kingdom of
heaven, and said to him' "What-so-ever
thoushalt hind on eaiih, shall be hound
in heaven and what-so-ever thoushalt
loose on earth, shall be loosed in heaven."
(Matthew 16th 19 veise.) These words
give an unlimited power to Petei and
his successors of freeing a person prop
erly disposed from every thing that
may keep ms soul out of hea\en. I
other words the Saviour then and theie
gave Petei and his successors the power
of gianting indulgences.
We cannot gain an indulgence unless
we are free from mortal sin.' There
fore, in asking us to stihe to gain in
dulgences, the church urges us most
powerfully to abandon evil, and to truly
return to God.
At the close of the seivice a society
was formed to aid in evangelical work
among the Coloied people oi the South.
Mi. S. E. Hardy and Mr. N. Gillaid,
together with Rev. Fathei bhanley
pased through the aisles taking names
of the members, and issuing to them
tickets of membership. About seventy
membe rs were oiled.
Society circles have been in afluiry
of excitement since the fact became
public property that Miss Hattie M.
Ball, the charming daughter of SIis. S.
J. Ball was to give up a life of single
blessedness for the sake of the man she
loved, Mr. Frank Beard, of Chicago.
Mr. Beard arrived in the city Tuesday
and the important event took place at
the lesidence of the brides mother No.
228 NorriH street Wednesday evening
at ei^ht o'clock. The very beautiful
ceremony was performed by Rev.
William Gray. The bride was given
away by her brothei Mr. F. Ball
while Miss Zoe Ball and Mr. Wm. Ball
acted as attendants. The brides rare
loveliness was iuither enhanced by a
gown of cream broadcloth entrain,
white brocaded satin petticoat, high
necked basque with angel sleeves and
fastened with white satin bows, Sara
Bernhardt gloves, diamond ear rings
and flowers. The bridesmaid wore
mahogany brown plush, tiimmed with
cream plush, mbies, flowers. The
groom and groomsman wore full dress
suits. After the ceremony and con
gratulations the refreshments were
served and the large crowd of guests,
from our best society circlestoo num
erous to mentiontook their departure
leaving their best wishes foi the happy
The presents received were as fol
lows: Pair antique vases, Miss Alice
Lawrence and Mr. "W. W. McCoy fruit
basket, Mr. J. M. Henderson pair
vases, Mr i,. 0eLyons, log cabin pin
Messrs. C. A. Lett and W. H.
Fairfax chair tidy, MissFrankie Lewis,
plush work box, Mr. and Mrs. B. W.
Smith set silver folks and spoons, Mr.
and Mrs. J. D. Williams, Detroit, Mich.
set silver knives, Mr. E. C. Ashby,
Toledo, Ohio box cigars, Mr. H.
Ball set silver knifes, Mr. and Mrs. T.
H. Griswold Bohemian water set, Mr.
J. A. Wisdom tablecloth, Mr. and Mrs.
E.Mitchell Persian rug, Mr. S Smith,
Minneapolis Turkish rug, Miss Zoe
Ball traveling trunk, Mr. W. Ball
mantel clock, Mr. F. Ball niht
shirt, Mr. W. Ball table cloth, Mr
and Mrs. C. B. Henderson table linen,
Mr. and Mrs. W. Alston silver butter
knife, Mr. and Mis. J. K. Hilyard
white bear rug, Mr. C. A. Mason, china
tea set, Mr. J. W. Luca set napkins,
Mr. W. EL, Brown oxydized cruets, Mr.
W. Wheaton carving set, Mr. C. A.
Johnson, Minneapolis silver pitcher,
Mr. B. W. Lynch.
The Indian Summer Time. A beauti
ful song and chorus, by Will L. Thomp
son, author of Gathering Shells on the
Sea Shore, Come Where the Lillies
Bloom, etc., etc. I is one of the pretti
est songs over published any music
dealer will mail it for 40 cents. Pub
lished by W L. Thompson & Co.,
East Liverpool, Ohio".
nM ^^m nyawt
THE SAINTLY CITYI
Tlianlssgfiviiis Dinners and En-
Should you need a carriage* telephone
Hermann Bros. 8052.
When you need a plumber, call on W.
J. F-reaney, No. 14 W. 3rd.
For anything in the line of dentistry
go to Dr. Huid 24 E. Third.
For all styles in hair goods go to Mrs.
T. Lyles No. 47 East 3rd.
Mrs. C. Yancey, of Edina Mills
spent Thanksgiving in the city.
Mrs. J. K. Hilyard, Jr. oi Hudson,
Wis., was in the city Thursday.
Mrs. E Dishmore leaves this week for
Tacoma, W. T. where he will reside
"The Boston"is the place for all gentle
men to get their clothing. Cor. Robert
and Third streets.
Everyone who has once used Dr.
Bull's Cough Syrup invariably resots to
it again for colds, etc.
Where must I spend this evening?
Go to the "Skidinore Palace" 88 East
5th, and play billiards.
FOR RENTA six-room house No.
439 Superior street. Apply to Mr. I.
Hill, No. 20 Court Block.
When you ar= hungry go to the "Del
monico" No. 37S Minnesota street and
get a first class meal for 25 cents.
Mis. Carrie H. Webb, of Des Moineg
returned to our city last week and will
make her home here in the future.
When you wish to have a little dance
call on Prof Ohas W Howard Ko.
374} Minnesota stieet to furnish the
FOR RENTFor gentlemen only, a
nice, furnished front room with use of
parlor. Apply at 174 W. 9th. Mrs. Lew
FOR RENTHouse of five rooms, in
good locality, southeast corner ofNorns
and Sibley. Apply to T. H. Lyles, No.
20 East 4th St.
Leave vour baggage checks with Car
los Williams at his expiess office
near Union Depot entrance and save
Eminent physicians recommend Lax
ador as the most effectual specific foi
dyspepsia or indigestion. Price only 25
cents a package.
FOR RENTFive, large handsomely
furnished rooms for horn 5 00 to 310 CO
per month. Apply to Mrs. Welden
Howard, No. 181 W. Thiid stieet.
The fair committee of Pilgrim Baptist
church intends to give an entertainment
on Thursday Dec. 13th, full particulars
of which -will be given nei.t week.
FOR RENT-Furnished or unfur
nished rooms suitable for ladies or
gentlemen, by Mrs. M. E. Walker No.
574 Fullei street. Street cars pass the
The Thanksgiving dinner atPilgiim
Baptist church was well patronized and
a large number spent the evening at the
church and all had a good time. Con
siderab'e money was realized.
Thanksgiving day was quite generally
observed throughout the city, by the
business, houses closing and services
being held at the churches. The
Theaties were well attended.
The masquerade ball at al
Tlianksgivig^%ii^i.t wag well attended
and a splendid kriety of beautiful and
comical masks were shown. All had a
great time. A number of prizes were
Mr. Robert Hunton our yonng attor
ney, left Wednesday for Hot Spring,
Aik. He will continue his stndies
while there and when he returns next
spiing he intends to hang out his
Theie is considerable curiosity to wit
ness the play at the People's next week
which is written by a St. Paul man. It
is entitled "Our Foreign Correspon
dent" and is said to be a drama of
America's great tragedian Robert
Downing will begin a weeks engage
ment at the Grand, Monday evening.
The repertoire for the week will em
brace, "Spartaeus," "Virginia," "Ingo
mar" and ""Julius Caesar."
At New Mission Baptist church Rev.
W. Gray's subjects are as follows:
Morning, "A Woman's Request," eve
ning (by request) "Shaking of Dry
Bones." Everybody invited Eight
persons requested prayor last Sunday
The meeting to organize a social and
literary society will be held at the
school room of the church of the
Good Shepherd Cor. of 12th and Cedar
streets next Wednesday evening. All
who desire to participate in such a move
ment are invited to be present.
The show at the Olympic has been ex
ceptionally fine during the present week
and the business done has made the
manager smile. Next week an equally
attractive show will be presenced.
MurdelFs athelic and speciality carni
val concluding with "Olando the Vali
ant" a burlesque on the Opera of Faust.
The Thanksgiving entertainment at
Gray's Hall by the New Mission Bap
tist chuich was a very successful affair.
Tne contest for the diamond ring re
sulted in a victory for Miss Fannie Wil
liams. The contest for the watch is
continued. The amount taken in was
Mr. James C. Cox has opened an
elegant cafe at No. 385 Minnesota St.
which he lias christened Cox's Cos
mopolitan Cafe." Meals will be served
to order in first class style. Tne house
will be kept open all night and has a
private parlor for for ladies or private
parties. f^jjS* $^1**-**^
Sergt. Z. A. Pope, of the 23th U. S.
Infantry stationed at Fort Shaw, M. T.,
is in the city this week, he came in com-
mand of the detachment who brought
James Lambert of Co. 25th to Still
water where he is sentenced to serve
ten years for shooting James Lmdsev.
of Co. C. sometime in last June.
left lor his return trip Friday evening.
Mr M. Leavitt and Mr. Moses
Davis were the originators of the idea
of tendering a surprise party to Mrs. K.
Dishmore prior to her departure to
Tacoma. The party met at Mis.
Leavitt's Wednesday ev emng and about
ten o'clock marched to Mrs. Dishmore's
on East Sixth street. They had lots of
good things with hem and after taking
full possession of the house all had a
good time. There were present: Mr,
and Mrs. W. Page, Mr. and Mrs. T.
Hickman, Mr. and Mrs. H. Harrison
Mesdames M. J. Leavitt, Mattie King,
S. Tucker, C. A. Andersen Misses
Amelia Williams, Lou Jones. Messrs
O. Parker, W. Adams, W. Roland,
Pickens, M. Gibson, L. Carter. J. Lewis,
C. Allen, L. Moore, T. and Jackson,
J. Crisman, R. Clark, the APPEAL.
St. James'A. M. E. church gave a
Thanksgiving entertainment at Odd
Fellows Hall which drew a large crowd.
The following program was rendered:
Opening chorus, choir Address, Rev. J.
M. Henderson solo, Miss Maud Rals
ton, of Chicago Calesthenics, Mable
Berry, Grace Wilkins, Addie James,
Minnie James, Grace Williams, Edith
Thompson duett, Mrs. W. H. Clay,
Miss Bertha Heathcock recitation and
song, Grace Wilkens reading Mr. J.
Q. Adams tableux, "Ten Virgins,"
"Gymnastic Act" "Last Beau o. the
Villiage." The entertainment wound
up with the presentation of a hfe size
photograph of Rev. Henderson to Mrs.
Mr. T. H. Lyles, response
by Rev Henderson. The photograph
was a gift from our photographer Mr.
Harry Shepherd, '.ffhe supper was well
patronized and the whole affair was a
Knights mplars .Soiree.
Pilgrim Cummandry, Knights Temp
lar No. 22, is making great preparations
for a grand soiree at Society Hall, Drake
Block, Tuesday Dec. 11. The com
mittee who have the affair in charge
have been selected with the utmost
care and it is the intention of the gal
lant Sir Knights to make theii enter
tainment the society affan of the season.
There are three prizes to be given to
the peisons selling the greatest number
of tickets as follows:
lhe lady selling
th# most tickets will leceive a china
dinner set set of 146 pieces, valued at
$50 the lady selling the next greatest
number of tickets will receive a fine
gold rinj, the gentleman selling the
greatest number of tickets will leceive
a fine overcoat valued at $50. The set
of dishes may be seen at the china store
opposite the post office. The overcoat
may be seen at Hudson's clothing store
Cor. of 7th and Robert. The tickets have
be en placed at the low rate of fifty
cents which plac the entertainment
within the reach of all. Remember the
day and date Tuesday evening Dec. 11,
at Drake Block.
The Great Through Route
To all parts of the NorthwestMinne
sota, Dakota and Montanaand to all
points East and &outh, is "The Burling
ton"Chicago, Burlington & Northern
Railroad. Leaving the elegant Union
depots of Minneapolis and S#t. Paul,
daily, its trains land traveleis in union
depots at either Chicago or St. Louis
according to their destinationwithout
change of cars. In those cities it makes
sure and convenient connections with
leading lines of railway for all the prin
cipal cities of the United States, Canada
and Mexico Likewise, for travelers
coming from the east via Chicago or
Peoria, and from the South and West
via St. Louis or Kansas City, "The Bur
lington" and its connections offer a first
class through route to the great North
west, closely connecting at St. Paul and
Minneapolis with the great railroads
radiating thence to all parts of Minne
sota, Dakota, Montana, Oregon and the
British possessions. sure your
agent gives you tickets via "The Bur
lington," and for maps, time tables, and
other information, address W. J. C.
Kenyon, Gen Pass Agent, C. & 1ST
R. E., St. Paul, Minn.
Don't forget Talma Chapter Tuesday
Gld Folks concert at St. Stephens on
Remember "Leah the Forsaken" at
Freiberg's Monday evening Dec. 17.
Thanksgiving services at Grace Pres
byteiian chureh Sunday at 7:43 p. m.
There was marked improvement in
the singing at Grace church on Sunday
Mr. Roger Williams gave an enter
tainment for the benefit of Grace church
Sabbath school on Thanksgiving.
Miss Francis Atkinson, of 312 Thirty
first stieet has been quite ill for the
past week, but is somewhat improved at
Miss Victoria Easton who has been
sick for several months is slowing im
proving and hopes are now entertained
of her timate recovery.
Rev. W. G. Reed preaches every
Sunday at the Christian church which
he has organized at No. 2730 State street.
All are invited to attend.
The Sewing Circle, Literary and Aid
Society of St. Paul's meets at Mrs. A. A.
Trevans 3119 Butterfieid street Liter
ary exercises will be rendered during
this winter. All invited.
The first Sunday in December the
ladies of the various Chapters and
Courts are invited to be present at
Bethel as the pastor will .deliver a ser
especially for them. Text. Ruth 1-16.
Preaching at Providence Sunday at
11 a. m. and 7:30 in. Sunday school at
2:30 p. m. Come and let us reason to
gether. Why gtandeth thou afar off.
Draw near to God and will draw
near to thee. Rev. R. Meredith, pastor.
rrominent Aspirants for Local
OfficesDeparture of Mr.t
*F E Wilson.
3 & is** -T
Miss Willie McCastia is ill with scar
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at the Peop
ples next week.
"Little Barefoot" will be the attrac
tion at the Pence next week.
Go to Altaian & Co. for your winter
clothing, 31, 33 and 35 Washington Ave
Ben E Mitchell, of the St. Peters A.
M. E church, of St. Paul spent Sunday
last in our city.
Mr. S. Golden, of Prescott, Wis., was
tne guest of Messrs. M.Brown and J.
Riley this week.
Go to Nexaen & Williams' for Ladies',
Gents' and Children's fine footwear.
No. 327 Nicollet, Ave.
The Baptist Mission Sunday school fair
closed Wednesday evening Nov. 28th
after 3 nights of fair success.
The East side rink will be opened by
Mr. I. H. Watkins Monday evening.
For dancing and skating all are invited.
A low rate of advertising will be given
for all entertainments to be given in the
city. See Mitchell for your advertising-
For the best 25 cent meals in the city
go to the Glyndon House No 219 Third
street South. Mrs. George Williams,
Subsi ribers 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.
Cold weather is coming' Take time
by the forelock by laying in your coal
and wood now. Go to the Minneapolis
Fuel Co. No. 47 Washington Ave. South.
Large sales indicate the merits of all
good ai tides. Druggists sell more of
Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup than of all other
remedies forth cure of baby dieoi ders.
Rev. Lomack still continues his re
vival meetings on the East side. Last
week, there was one convertion. The
Rev is thankful and feels pleased with
his success so far.
The most complete clothing house in
the city may be found at nos. 31 and 33
Washington Ave. South, Altman &. Co
Read their "ad" on 4th page. They are
leaders in their line.
Among our advertiseis is Mi.R. H.
W.Davis a dealer in wood and coal.
He is a Colored man and ought to get
the custom of the Colored people. Call
on him at 254 Fouith Ave. S.
BOUTELL BROTHERS, Nos. 207 Nic
ollet A\e. and 323 Washington Ave. S.,
have tbe largest line of household goods
of any establishment west of Chicago.
Goods sold on installments.
Shorter Lyceum met Friday evening
of last week and aftera\ery fine pio
gram elected officers as follows: A. G.
Plummer, president Miss C. Napier
vice president Miss Fannie Johnson,
secretary F. L. Anderson, Cot. secre
tarj J. L. Neal, literary manager.
"When vice prevails and impious men
When cuts, sprains, bruises torment all
Then ease from painfrom care and
hurt is sent
By great balvation Oil, the standard
GENTLEMEN, remember that "The
Crystal" has moved from No. 253 Nicol
let Ave. to No. 213 Nicollet Ave., next
door to S. E. Olson's. "TH E CHRYS
TAL" is hea Iquarters for Hats, Caps,
Canes, Umbrellas, Shirts, Collars, Cufls,
and Gents' Furnishings of everv de
The St. Peters chuich was filled
Thanksgiving evening. A fine musical
and literary program was rendeied. In
the morning Rev. Thomas preached to
his congregation in the evening after
the concert was dispensed with, refresh
ments was served up until 12 o'clock.
A general good time was had by every
The general class meeting of the St
Peters A. 31. E. church was held last
evening. Love Feast will take place in
the morning at 8 o'clock, at the church
Preaching by Rev. Thomas at 10 30
Sunday school at 2 p. in. Quarterly
meeting at 3 p. m. Rev. J. Henderson
of St. Paul will preach. All are solicited
to be present tomorrow at the church.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Wilson, left Mon
dao for Washington Territory, where
they expect to ma ke their future home
Mr. Wilson has been in our city but a
few years, but during his stay here he
has baen one of the leading young men
foremost in every enterprise of the
Colored people. He leaves a great
many Iriends who will be surprised and
sorry to know of his departure.
leaves to accept a better position where
he is going. Mr. Austin Wear succeeds
him as head waiter at the "Ardmore
The janitorship of the City Hall or
Light Inspectorship of this city will evi
dently be given to a Colored man.
There are now seveial aspirants in the
field, one antagonizing the other in or
dei to make himself sure of the positiop.
which is very damaging to the chances
of any of them. We find that the only
way we can secure either of the posi
tions is to unite upon some one man ior
it and then send our delegates before
the city council on the first or second
Mondays in January with the applica
tion for said individual for said position,
with the names of the Colored oter's
and taxpayer attached to it. The meet
ing should be called soon. Due judge
ment, due consideration and practical
sense is very esential in our future de
Mr. W. C. Bell, No. 14 Grant St. left
Saturday for Mississippi, where he will
remain during the winter, ^511
The ladies of Talma Chapter will
treat you nicely, Tuesday evening De
cember 11th at Central Hall.
C. Bowman, 398 Dearborn street, saj's
that Bubbins' Great French Oil cured
him of neuralgia of the bowels.
Go to Central Hall, Thursday eve
ning, December 6 and dance all night
and have a good time generally.
Mrs. Martha Bland, 3200* Butterfieid
street is prepared to straighten kinky
hair. Try her "anti-curl" process.
If you want a good meal well cooked
and at a low price, eat at the Estella
446 State street. Dick Bryan will treat
SITUATION WANTED-By a com
petent dressmaker in a sewing parlor.
Will guarantee to cut and fit perfectly.
Address Miss L. Starks, 211b TButter
field street, Chicago, 111.
Miss Henrietta Vinton Davis the
great tragedienne will appear in "Leah
the Forsaken" at Freiberg's Opera
House, Monday evening December 17.
The lady will be supported. a select
FOR RENTSix room house No. 458
Maple St. Englewood. All modern im
provements, short distance from cars.
Inquire No. 730 Englewood, Ave.,
Englewood or Room 31,169 E. Washing
ton St. City.
We desire to call especial attention to
the advertisement of the Empire Parlor
Bedstead Co., 381 and 383 W. Madison
street. The gentlemen show that they
wish the patronage of the Coloied peo
ple by putting a large "ad" in the AP
PEAL the Colored people's paper. They
sell first class goods and at lowest prices,
so by not give them your trade?
The famous Moxie nerve food bever
age slakes the tnirst, prevents the after
effects of liquor and tobacco, remoung
the odor from the breath at once,
givefc the weak and nervous double
power of endurance and takes away the
tired feeling like magic without leaction
or harm. Foi sale everywhere.
A New Reciuit,
Capt. Harvey Brown, of Company
"B" Quinn Chapel Woikers was made
quite proud on last Saturday by the ar
rival at his house of a great Dig boy,
oh no we mean a girl, the gift of his
wife to him. The gul, father and
mothei are doing well.
Miss Eliza Pervins entertained a few
friends at the residence of her sister
1706 .Dearborn St. Thuisday eve Nov
22nd. The evening was spent in in
dulging in a few social games and a gen
eral conversation- Among those pres
ent were. Mis. J. Turner, Miss A
Andeison, M. Leuard, Mrs Fletcher,
Messrs. H. Brown, A. D. Stephens, J.
Simms, D. R. Bland, S. Fletcher, Rev
Doisey, Win. Band, and "APPEVL."
"Who Stole my Overc at?"
These were the sad words uttered by
Presiding Elder Knight, just as he arose
from his seat in Farv\ell Hall, last
week, on the occasion of the address of
Ex-Pr eS ident Hayes, on "How to le
form criminals." The good Elder had
just bought the coat and as Piesiding
Eldeisare never oveily flush the loss
was no one horse affair. When we left
the hall the pood man was stid asking
the question "Who stole my coat." He
now more than ever is in favor of re
forming the rogues.
A GREAT MAGAZINE.
The Century for 1889.
HE question lias often been
asked, "to what does Th
Century owe its great circu
lation?" The Chtistian Union
once answered tins toy the
statement that "it has been
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With the November number The Century
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wtucb. are to continue
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ume are already well
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Lincoln history and the
papers on "Siberia and
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President Lincoln's pri
vate secretaries, contains
the inside history of the
dark days of the war, as
seen rom the White
THE SIBERIAN PAPERS,
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