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< Illinois Colored Men Solving the theSoCalled thej theSoCalled
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I 1 i the State Fair FairSpringfield FaIrI FairSpringfield i
f Springfield Ill Special SpecialEverything SpecialEverything
Everything was in favor of the theFair theFair theI
I Fair this year ye r the weather v eather thetimes the thetimes thetimes
times and the people The at attendance at1 at1tendance attendance I
tendance was the largest in the thehistory thehistory thehistory I
history of the State One street streetcar streetcar streetcar
car line alone handled 80000 peo people people peopie ¬
ple A great many colored people peoplehad peoplehad peoplehad
had stands on the Fair grounds groundsBred groundsBred groundsBred
Bred Wilson had Cracker CrackerJacks CrackerJacks Crackerhe
Jacks which he made and sold soldMrs
3 4 t tf Mrs May Neal had a lunch stand standMrs standr
r l f Mrs Chinn ran a dining room roomMr roomr roomMr
r Mr 1T John Fanner also had a alunch at alunch
t lunch room Sam Willes had a adairy adairy adairy
dairy stand standAmong standt
t td Among n1ong the exhibitors was vas that thatof thatH thatof
H of Mrs Emma Lewes and Leo Leopold LeoI Leopold ¬
I li pold Green their line is hair goods goodswhich goodj goodswhich
j t which was displayed by the use of oflarge ofi
i < 4 < large wax dolls dressed in all the thelatest the1li thei
i 1li r f p latest style of costumes and coif coiffure coifJ ¬
J J J 1 fure These attracted the atten attention atteni ¬
i L 2Pn t I tion of every passing woman and andchild andJ andI
J I c child c i d There was vas a few other ex exhibits exhibits ¬
1 hibits by other colored COlO ed people but butMessrs bu buMessrs butMessrs
Messrs Ames Lewis and Greens Greensi Greenswere
i iJ were 1 c the LUC pi prin2 principle imijric ple uiica uiicaMr ones onest onest
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t a fi i > t Mr T J C Miller was down from fromChicago fromY1 fromt
t f 1 Chicago Oh Icago and was vas in In the agricul agriculture agnculJ ¬
J C I f 7 7I ture department This place he hehas h
1 4 Y1 1 has held for many years He is iswell isi isand
° i well wel and favorably f vora1ly known in inSpringfield In Ina inr
r r Springfield SpringfieldMr a l ngfield
f f v 1i Mr Thomas Gaines has solved solvedthe solv solvedF d dAl
Al F the Negro problem so far as he is isconcerned isconcerned s slt
lt concerned Every foot of his hisfarm hisa
1 a j ti farm at a t Woodside is under cultit culti cultivation CU1tit1 ¬
t < a vation v tlOn and made to yield a hand handsome han d ¬
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t1 J some income Income He has two large largehot largef larg larghot e
f Ll 6 f hot houses which v 1 ch he built b i1t him himself himi ee
i f j r r self These in In the winter vlnter are arei arei1 ar arplanted e
i i1 < j I planted i 1 entirely en tirely i in 1 lettuce Ever Everday TT TTday Every > r ri
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t 1 i Z day ay from the ist of December un until un until unfi
fi li til Spring he sells from five to totwentyfive to4It t °
f I twentyfive dollars worth of let lettuce lett ¬
i t 4It i J fS < > k tuce He has all n the small fruits fruitsfrom frul fruitfrom s sI s1t
j i from fro In strawberries to pears and in inaddition In Inr i ir n
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r r ir J addition has an apiary apiaryvhicn which pro produces prot produces °
t 1t Jf 7 duces hundreds hnndre ds of pounds of th the thefinest e
1 < j t f finest clover honey hone Mr Gaines Gaineshas Gainesu s
1 u t I1t has a large and intcresting family 5
1 L C During Fair week a large num numf
f i t f < ber of the many thousands thous ds who whocame wh wht °
S 1 r t t > came to toSpnngfield Springfield visited the thehome thej th °
j tc tcr S r n t home and tomb of Abraham Lin Lincoln Lini ¬
1 i b f t coln showing that the loving in interest interest 1 ¬
1 t terest in In the great greatel11anclpator emancipator il is isnot IS IStrot
trot t t 1 not dimmed after forty years but butrather butt bu burather t
t I rather that the people und understand understandand understanand ertand ertandi d
Jk I and appreciate what his
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j V ht r Ar SflilPVfmfntc achievements nnH xotiiTv1
1 j i and example Inean Ineant mea meato i mti mtin n
S t f > to the whole American n people peoplemore peoplej
j + more m re and more as the tl e years pass passAmong passt
t d F 1 Among mong the business men in inRivcrton In Ini i iI
i j S Rivcrton I William Garrnett Garr nett liasL lias liaswon ha 5 s
I L MJItHtii t 4 won von a 2 high place In a communi community communiHrt community ¬
< fi Hrt ty where there are few colored coloredople colorepeople d
t t people ople he has worked up from fromlall fromI
f r I l I 1 1 small sn1a lall 11 beginnings be gtnnlngs He has gained gainedfor gainedi d
i 4 t t Ck f for himself a name and place P lace to be beenvied tef b bt4 e
t4 > f f envied In 1870 180 he landed i ii in In InJ n
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i Springfield Springfieldvith with twentyfive cents centsI centsin centsin
I in his pocket a stranger From Fromthere Fromthere Fromthere
there hedrifted to Riverton wherefor where wherefor vhereJor
for many years he carried on abarber a abarber abarber
j barber shop Some years ago he heopened hei heopened
opened up a livery stable and in inthis infthis inthis
fthis this he has done well enlarging enlargingand enlargingand
i and improving it from time to totime totime
r time At present he has a large largecommodious largeI largecommodious
commodious barn filled withstock with withstock vithI
I stock well fed well groomed groomedhorses groomedI groomedhorses
horses He is patronized by thehest the thebest theIbest
Ibest best people of Sangamon county countyHis countY3His
His two blooded stallions are oflong of oflong oflong
long pedigree and cost 1000 and andI6oo
1600 respectively He lives 1iv sur surrounded surrounded surrounded ¬
rounded by all the comforts of the themodern the1110dem themodem
modern home is a member of theM the theM
M W WI VI A and carries a life in insurance insurance insurance ¬
surance of several thousand dollars dol dollars dollars ¬
lars He is a hard worker havingspared having havingspared havingspared
spared neither time nor money in inbuilding inbuilding inbuilding
building up his business businessREGISTER businessI businessREGISTER
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I REGISTER R GISTER LYONS CAM CAMPAIGNING CAlVII CAMPAIGNING ¬
I PAIGNING PAIGNINGHon PAIGNINGHon PAIGNINGHon
Hon Judson W V Lyons Regis Register Register Register ¬
ter of the Treasury is campaigning campaign campaigning campaigning ¬
ing irithe in iIle the Buck Eye State and andmaking andmaking andmaking
making telling speeches at the thedit theditferent dif dffferent differentpoints
ferent ferentpoints points pointsvhere where he has spoken spokenHe spokenHe spokenHe
He has spoken already at several severaltowns severaltowns severaltowns
towns in the State notably in inCleveland inCleveland inCleveland
Cleveland and Springfield and atthe at atthe atthe
the request of the leading colored coloredRepublicans coloredRepublicans coloredRepublicans
Republicans of Franklin county countywill countyrill countywill
will rill speak in Columbus Mr MrLyons MrLyons Ir IrLyons
Lyons is a Republican of the stal stalwart stalwart stalwart ¬
wart stripe and is one of the ablestcampaigners ablest ablestcampaigners ablestcampaigners
campaigners in the countryWhile country countryWhile countryvVhile
While a s t few sore heads in Wash Washington WashingtQll Washington ¬
ington and other parts of the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country are fighting the adminis administration administration administration ¬
tration Mr Lyons is doing yeo yeoman yeoman yeoman
man service for the success of the theparty theparty theparty
party of Lincoln Grant and Mc McKinley 1c 1cKinley
Kinley KinleyTHE KinleyTHEFIFTEENTH KinleyTHE
THE THEFIFTEENTH FIFTEENTH AMEND AMENDMENT A AMEND1VIENT lEND lENDMENT ¬
1VIENTThe MENT MENTThe
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The Northern people seem con content content congent ¬ I
tent to let the South alone in its itswork itswork
work of selfpreservation selfpr ervation and andthat andhat
hat should content the South An Anagitation An19itation Anigitation
agitation for the repeal of the fif fifteenth fifteenth ¬
teenth amendment at this time timemight timemight
might and probably would wouldarouse wouldarouse vouldarouse
arouse the fanatics in the Northwho North Northvlio Northvho
j who have always hated the South Southern Southern Southem ¬
ern em n people and supply them with witha
a 1 1 battle cry cryvhich which might work in infinite infinite inFinite ¬
finite harm even if it did no more morethan mbrethan morethan
than deprive the South of its pro proportionate proportionate proportionate ¬
portionate electorial vote and
rep representation ¬ I Iresentation
resentation in Congress It would wouldsurely vouldurely
surely rekindle the dying embers embersaf embersJf embersof
af sectional hate
and serve no nogood nogood
good purpose The friends of theSouth the theSouth theSouth
South hope that Mr 1r Carmack willdesistBaltimore will willdesist villdesistBaltimore
desist desistBaltimore Baltimore Sun SunMr Sunl1r
Mr Wilford H Smith attorney attorneyatLaw attorneyatLav attorneyatLaw
atLaw of New Ne York spent last
Monday in this city attending attendino to
legal business He is one of ofb ofbthe the themost theInost
most successful lawyers lao ers in Goth Gotham Gotha1 ¬
am and the race is isjustly justly proud of o
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