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PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. 10M 19TH STREET, NEAR ARAPAHOE STREET. C*. A. FRANKLIN, Editos. _ TERMS. One year 92.00 Six months 11.00 Three mentks. 5* Entered at the postoffice, Denver, Colorado, as second class mailmatter. Black 220 r. Phone us your news. Phone us your printing orders. Applicants who intend taking the Mint examination are notified to file applications with the Secretary, room 1. Postoffice building, before June 4. L. Vernon Grave of the Zanzibar lo cated at Helena, Montana, writes us that there is a good opening in hie city for Negro labor. He especially mentions barters, porters and waiters We also are publishing a letter from W. T. Thornton the Expert Cleaner of Albuquerque, N. M., asking for competent help. It is a pleasure to serve those who wish work, and we invite the whole western country to use these columns as have these two. Life is empty if one lives only for self and we wish to commend them for their interest in helping ethers. We wish for them success in their respective lives. Forbids Card Playing. The University of California has formally forbidden the playing of "crusoe" by the students, both be cause It is gambling and because the students made so much noise over It as to disturb the professors. Improves Her Complexion. A dairy maid has keen arrested at Cologne for bathing herself dally In the milk before it was sold, because she had read that milk baths were good for the complexion. THE STATESMAN, DENVER, COLORADO. NAILED DEER TO TREE. If You Don't Believe It You Can See Iti Skin. The open season for deer In New York closed with a remarkable hunt by Sam Van Inwegan, Will Crane and Ed Van Inwegan, accompanied by the -Wteran hunter, Zeko Rosecrance of <lg pond. They had failed to bag anything when they heard the report of Rosen rtrance’s gun In the distance. They hurried to the spot and found the old man lying on his back rubbing his head. His gun had almost kicked the life out of the hunter. They had failed to bag anything when 100 feet away standing at a tree. All raised their guns to fire, when the old man said: "Boys, that buck Is just waiting ww me, he won't run away." Rosencrance Informed them he bad nailed the buck to the tree. "You see,” he said, "I never use nothing to hunt with but boss and shingle nails, and that buck passed the tree just as I fired." The hunters examined the deer, and, sure enough, the nails used by Rosen crance had passed directly through Us body, nailing It fast to the tree. Its skin Is on exhibition at Gregg Porter’s livery stable with the marks of the nail holes In his skin.—Now York World. Nubian Whistling Tree. Among the curiosities of tree life la the sofar, or whistling tree, of Nubia. When the winds blow over this tree It gives out flute-like sounds, playing away to the wilderness for hours at a time strange, weird melodies. Reminiscence of Douglass (continued from page one.) against slavery when there is a rca. sonable hope of success. Men who live by robbing their fellowmen of their labor and liberty, have forfeited their right to know anything of the thoughts, feeling or purposes of those whom they rob and plunder. They have by the single act of slave-hold ing, voluntarily placed themselves beyond the laws of justice and honor, and have become fitted for compan ionship with thieves and pirates the common enemy of God and all man kind. While it shall be considered right to protect ona’s self against thieves, burglars, robbers and assas sins, and to slay a wild beast in the act of devouring his human prey, it can never be wrong for the imbruted and whip-scarred slaves or their friends to hunt, barrass or even strike down the traffickers in human flesh. If any one is disposed to think less of me on account of this sentiment, or because I may have had a knowledge of what was about to occur, and did not assume the Ijase and detestable character of an informer, he is a mao whose good or bad opinion of me may be equally repugnant and despi cable. Entertaining Ibis sentiment I may be asked why I did not join John Brown, the noble old hero whose one right hand has shaken the foundation of the American union, and whose ghost will haunt the f>ed chamlrers of all the born and unborn slave holders of Virginia, through all their genera tions, filling them with aI am and consternation. My answer to this has already l«en given, at least impliedly given, “The tools to those who can use them.” Let every man work hr the abolition of slavery in his own way. I would help all and hinder none. My position in regard to the Harper's Ferry insurrection may l>e easily inferred from these remarks, and I shall be glad if those paj ere which have spoken of me in connect ion with it, would find room for this statement. I have no apology for keeping out of the way of those gentlemanly United Slates Marshals, who are said to have paid Rochester a somewhat protracted visit lately w ith a view of an interview with me. A government recognizing the validity of the Dred Scott decision at such a time as this is not likely to have very charitable feelings towards me. And if lam to meet its representatives I prefer to do so at loast upon equal terms. If I have committed any ofT* nse against society 1 have done so on the soil of New York and I should be perfectly willing ther* to l>e arraigned before an impartial jury; but I have quite insuperable objections to be caught in the hands of Mr. Buchanan and bagged by Governor Wise. For this appears to Ire the arrangement Du chanan does the fighting and hunting and Wise bags the game. Some reflections may be made up on my leaving on a tour to England just at this time. I have only to say that mv goirqr to that country, has been rather delayed.than hastened by the insurrection at Harper’s Ferry. All know that I intended to leave here in the first week in November. Frederick Douglass. (From the Anglo African Magazine 1869, New York, Thomas Hamilton Editor. Account o[ the trial of John Brown with names of the men en gaged in the insurrection and officers of the provisional government which he contemplated establishing. STATE BUSINESS LEAGUE fcontinued from first page ) Afternoon Session, 2 p. tn. Papers, “The Need of Negro Sani tariums,” Drs. P. E. Spratlin. J W. Cottrell, Justina Ford, Denver. Paper, “The Nsgro in Medicine," Dr. R.S. Grant. Colorado Springs,JDr 0. W. Coffey, Denver. Three minutes discussion. “The Nsgro in Music,” Miss Gerlie A. Nichols, Garfield Wilson, Denver, Prof. L. L. McGrudsr. Colorado Springe" Address, Congressman Franklin E. Brooks, Colorado Springs. “The Negro as a Lawyer," Ally. J. Malone Tildon, Denver. “The Mining Interests,” Geo. C. Sampie, Denver. “The Negro Druggist,” Dr. E. L. Faulkner, Denver. Adjournment. Wednesday evening, R p m Song. Shorter Choir. Address, Congressman R. W. Bon ynge, Denver. Solo. Miss Pearl O. Lampion, Washington, D. C. Address. Mr. Fred R. Moore, Secre tary and General Organirer, National Negro Business League, Now York. Music, Centennial Mandolin ami Guitar Club, Denver, Address, Mayor R, W. Speer, Den ver. Song, Shorter Choir. Rev. E. W. Lampton, D. D, Finan cial Secretary A. M. E. Church, Wash ington. Banrpret in lecture room of Shorter Chapel. Court's Curt Decision. Justice Scott of the supreme court In Manhattan has handed down what probably l« the shortest decision ever put on record In that court. Mrs. Celia Schle«slnger Is suing Adolph Rchlea singer for a limited divorce, for an allowance of $250 a week alimony pending the determination of her ac tion and a counsel fee of $1,500 to enable her to prosecute the suit. ••De nied," Justice Scott wrote on the pa pets, and Mra. Sctilesslnger must con tinue her suit without either alimony or counsel fee. Mrs. Schleaalnger Is known ns “The Queen of Diamonds" of thi! ICast Side and Is wealthy.