■QI. V. NO. XXX
HmVID FjeEFE er Co.
V 1 DEALERS IN
firtplo <| filiT' (lift tritt*
Tea and Coffee Importers
hf (• i for medical and family use, and tli
Vailiiit! Brands of CIGARS k TOBACCO.
TVC.lione Coiincclion. Open Evenings
it Miiwiilli Street. • • • tetai, fas
m \ Ton this Copy. r °" (au
tend Vs Yovr Xante.
IIIVAN’CIv hits btvn reoganized ami
_ p ,f tin* I t-t in the c aintry. e
"■ rhistmy 1 r the race by pub-
Ig-iiciia pa!"'i : 1 beret meit is hoped
w!i‘» read this article will yu
i.ys? .ding ten cents for one
i !»—.•:! iAon hnve had
. ~1,11,in 15 'ton, and you have
.. , i., ri Vi to race enterprises
£ i“stimti,n«. and regretted it:
otM.ii! this case. 1 lie Al)\ AXLE
vi:, its Fi;tun* Home, 11 him street,
-ie that v> t; can look too wifn
Will you help to siipp »rt such
s |) n you • :j)pr<*c*i«itK this work ? Do
tsireto sae vour friends’efforts for
c a success ? !>•> vou think that it
ef reach colored inan to patronize
ini race enterprises like other races
-jjm'* Tile last question we will ask
. Have you not confMenc* enough
re;.:; :n a this art!' k* to send Ten Cents
te*month’s subscription ? We say
ire have confidence in our race and
roml of every advancement inane by
cn lend us your support and wt be
that you will send Ten Cents for sub
■ iti oue month, and show your love
ithivli standard in which this paper
jr beimat published. W ill you give
mount? We "ill not ask for one
1 billseriptioa in this APPEAL, for we
Talent of t e fact that after one
h's trial as a reader of the NEW
A NTH, you will gladly send your
riptiou for a year.
Yours for t he Race.
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THE BOSTON ADVANCE
By the bursting of a batterv of four
boilers at Philips, Nimick & Co.’s roll
ing mill, Pittsburg. Pa.. Jan. 29, one
man was killed and nine inj : r ed, sev
eral of whom aro expected to die.
The captain and twenty men of the
crew of the British tramp steamship
Marstonmoor, which is stranded on
the North Carolina coast, refused to
leave the ship. Five other members
of the crew went ashore in a r fe ear.
Henry Miller, the California cattle
king, was thrown from a baggy Jan.
25 at Gilroy and sustained concussion
of the brain. > Miller is one of the rich
est men in California.
* While a three-year-old daughter oi
William Muth, of Guth’s Station, Pa.,
was playing with a pitchfork in her
father's barn, she fell, and one of the
tines of the fork pierced her brain.
The horrified father pulled out the
fork and, after summoning medical
aid, remained with the little one until
death came to her relief.
Senator Chauncey M. Depew's opera
house at Peekskill was destroyed by
fire Jan. 29. The loss is about. $40,000.
Ilox. w. B. Plunkett
There is no republican in America who
can claim better results |from his efforts
than the Hon. William B. Plunkett of
North Adams. lie is and always has
been a life-long republican and has shown
his love for the party in many ways.
Massachusetts feels proud of sons when
they prove to be what Mr. Plunkett has.
He has always been found faithful to the
trust of republicanism and is to be counted
among the first of America.
New Orleans and Return
The Southern Railway will sell round
trip tickets Washington to New Orleans
at one fare, $27.50. Tickets on sale Feb.
20th to 26tb with final limit returning
March 15tb. The only route from New
York offering double daily trains with
perfect Dining and Sleeping Car service
New York to New Orleans ; Time 39 hours.
For full particulars, call on or address
Geo. C. Daniels, N. E. P. A., 228 Wash
ington St., Boston.
A\ URGENT APPEAL.
The John Hay Normal and Indus
trial School of Alexandria, Ya., is now
in its sixth year of work and is in need
of funds to carry the work on. We,
the undersigned, therefore ask most
earnestly for an Endowment Fund of
at least $50,000 for the John Ilay Nor
mal and Industrial School. Even very
small amounts will be most gratefully
received. ‘ Respectfully,
Itev. Geo. S. Cunqan, Ph. D., Pastor
Eckingson Presbyterian Church, Wash
ington, D. C.
Simon Lyon, Attorney and Counsel
lor at law, Kellogg Bldg., Washington,
A. A. Warfield, General Insurance
Agent, Alexandria, Va.
Geo. 11. Robinson &Sons, Commis
sion Merchants, Alexandria, Ya.
Hon. J. B. Pioda, Switzerland Min
ister, Washington, D. C.
Robert F. Knox, Real Estate Broker
“W 9mm M aloxx, but ra n
BOSTON. MASS-. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 17. 1900.
Meets In Two Unis’ Session.
Order oj Brothers and Sisters of Bore
and Chanty Starts a New Branch.—
'lhe Past I ear a Prosperous One. —
-A. G. W. S. and IF. G, S. Walden
Banks fte-elected. — Xeic Bedford the
Next Meeting Place.
Tlic annual session of the Massachusetts
Grauil Tabernacle of the National Grand
Order of Brothers and Sisters of Love and
Charity opened Thursday afternoon, Feb,
rnary ], in Taborian Hall, 20 Hiver Street-
Cam bridge. Previous to the opening of
the meeting, Edwin Garrison Tabernacle,
104, was set apart. The exercises were
conducted by the National Grand Worthy
Superior: Walden Hanks < f Boston, a^sist-
N.G.W.S. and G-W.S. WALDEN BANKS
e 1 by his suite of local, notional and state
grand officers. Edwin G. Walker who is
past grand worthy superior of the Massa
chusetts Grand Tabernacle, was present
and delivered a short address. The honors
of the order were given to tiie following
oflicers of the new Tabernacle : Willis
Thornton, W, S., Susan A. Upton. W. V.
S., Ella H. Tolliver, W. R. S., Laura S
Kirk, W. T., Edward Foote, W. F. S., Al
bert ha Jefferson, W. C., W A. Johnson,
W. A. C., Buelah Butler, I. S., Thomas
Pope, O. S. The new organization was
started with G 4 members.
The Grand Tabernacle was opened at 3
o’clock. In their proper stations were the
following officers : Walden Banks of Bos
ton, N. G. W. S. and G. W. S. ; Mrs. J. A.
Smith of Boston, V.G.V.S. : Miss Emily
A. McAvance of Haverhill, G. W. It. S. ;
Mrs. Sarah Morris of Boston, G. W. T. ;
William T' Holland of Haverhill, G.W.IX;
Susan Galligo of Haverhill, G. W.C. : J.I)
Ludkins of Cambridge. G.W.A.C. ; Emma
A. Smith of Boston, G.W.I.S. ; Edward
Foote of Boston, G. W. O.S. The past
grand officers present were Mrs. Fannie
Washington of New Bedford, Edwin G.
Walker of Boston, Mary E. Richards of
Committees on credentials, finance com
piling and returns were appointed.
The address of welcome was made by J.
D. Ludkins, past worthy superior of Lew
is Hayden Tabernacle. The reply was by
Mrs. Lydia Gales of Cambridge, who re
viewed the starting of the National Order
in 1545, and referred to the fact that the
first Tabernacie in Massachusetts was in
stituted in May, 1863. The order is in
creasing rapidly in the state.
The regular routine business of the ses
sion was taken up, and at 6 o’clock there
was a recess.
After the usual ritualistic exercises of
the order bad I een exemplified, National
Grand Worthy Superior and Worthy
Grand Superior of Massachusetts Walden
Banks made his annual address. In the
course of his address he reviewed the for
mation of the order in 1845, in Philadel
phia, and spoke of the first Tabernade in
Massachusetts. This was formed in May.
1503, and was called Abraham Lincoln
Tabernacle 1, after President Lincoln,
whose name was penned to the emancip.»*
tion act which gave freedom to over 4,00
000 people held in slavery.
lie next spoke of the growth of the order
in Massachusetts. He said that the past
year had been fruitful. Four new Taber
nacles had been set apart, two in Boston,
one in Cambridge and one in Newbury
port. One of those in Boston took the
name of Edwin Garrison Walker, who was
the first grand worthy superior of lhe
Massachusetts Grand Tabernacle.
At the close of the address of the Wor
thy Grand Superior a pause for a half
hour was made in the proceedings. Inis
half-hour was devoted to a memorial ser
vice for those members of the order in
Massachusetts who had died the past
The regular routine was then taken up,
and the” reports and recommendations
New Bedford was chosen as the next
place of meeting.
The Court of the Machinery & Tr a nsportation Buildin
The Court of the Machinery & Trans
portation Builning of the Pan American
Exposition, which will be held at Buffalo,
N. Y., on the NiagraFrontier, during the
summer months of the year 1901, presents
an interesting treatment of cloister work.
The Machinery & Transportation Build
itself forms a hollow square, with this
Court in its center. It is 200 feet long and
100 feet wide, the east and west ends open
ing respectively to the great entrances
from the Grand Canal and the Court of
Fountains, while the great exhibiting
rooms of the Mall side of the building, lie
OPENIM OF THE FLORID)
Inauguration of the Magnificently Ap
pointed New York and Florida
The placing in service of “The New
York ami Florida Limited” of the
Southern Railway, the handsomest
train in the world, always signifies the
opening of the Florida social season.
This superb train leaves New York on
its initial trip for the season of 1900
Tuesday, January 16th, at 12.40 I*. M.,
and will run daily, except Sunday,
throughout the season, reaching St.
Augustine at 3.35 the next after
noon. The train <s composed exclu
sively of compartment cars, finished in
royal elegance; Pullman drawing-room
sleeping cars, constructed especially for
this train, a sumptuous dining car and
library and observation cars. It runs
through solid to St. Augustine except
one drawing room sleeping car, which
is detached at Columbia, S. C., and
runs through to Aikiu and Augusta for
the convenience of travelers to these
popular resorts. One car is also de
tached at Jacksonville and runs through
to Tampa and Port Tampa on the west
coast, where direct connection is made
with Plant Line Steamships for Key
West and Havana. “The New York
and Florida Limited” affords passen
gers the most delightful way of reach
ing Florida resorts under conditions
of the greatest comfort and speed, and
it is universally acknowledged that it
illustrates, more than any other train
in the world, the wonderful develop
ment which has been made in construc
tion and elegance ir. railroad equip
ment In addition to the “New York
and Florida Limited” the Southern
Railway also operates two other daily
trains to Florida. One of these, the
“U. S. Fast Mail,” leaves New York
at 12.10 A. M. every day in the week-
This train carries Pullman drawing
room sleeping cars through to Jack
sonville, St. Augustine and Miami,
connecting with steamers on Nassau,
Key West and Havana. Meals are
served in dining car. The other train,
the “New York and Florida Express,”
leaves New York at 3.25 P. M. dail}*,
and carries Pullman drawing-room
sleeping cars to Jacksonville and Port
Tampa. Like the other trains, it ha 3
a dining-car service. The Southern
Railway runs through the chaining
Piedmont region of Virginia,-find its
entire route is most picturesque and
attractive. Its road-bed and equip
ment are up to the highest standard of
excellence. Full information, reser
vations, rates, etc., may he had by
applying to the office of the Southern
Railway, 22S Washington street, Bos
Geo.C. Daniels, N. E. P. A.
SOCIETIES AND CLUBS
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COPYRIGHT, 1893, BY PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION CO.
on either side. Along each sid<* of ‘this
Court, and extending the entire length,
are roof-covertd arcades under which the
visitors may find rest on the comfortable
The pool itself is 175 feet long and’27
feet wide, it is nlaeed in the center of the
Court. Tiie bank is sodded and planted on
all sides, forming a pleasing frame or bor
dereffeet; the water is so low as to receive
the reflection of the growth around the
The fountain is an important feature,
placed in the cedter of the pool, and giving
DOINGS OF CONGRESS
WHAT OUR NATIONAL LAW MAH
ERS ARE CONSIDERING.
Some of the More Important Work of
the National Congress—Bills That
the Committees Report Favorably
In the United States Senate Jan. 29
Mr. Mason, Illinois, arose to a ques
tion of privilege and sharply attacked
the British government and the Brit
ish Vice Consul at New Orleans be
cause of an interview in which the
Vico Consul had assailed Mr. Mason
for the position he had taken in be
half of the Transvaal Republic in its
war with Great Britain. Mr. Tillman.
South Carolina, made a speech on the
In the House the bill for the reor
ganization of the Weather Bureau has
been “side-tracked” by a test vote of
57 to 73, it being bitterly opposed by
those who disapproved of the life
tenure provision it made. The bill,
however, remains the unfinished busi
The resolution offered by Senator
Pettigrew, calling upon the President
for information regarding the treaty
entered into with the Sultan of Sulu,
has been passed, after Senator Petti
grew had made an attack upon the ad
ministration for entering into an
agreement which, authorized
The debate in the House upon the
Roberts case was continued Jan. 24.
Mr. Roberts was not present. Mr.
I.andies, of Indiana, charged that
Utah was admitted to the Union as a
result of a Mormon conspiracy, and
charged the apostles of the church
with living in open violation of the
statute against polygamy. The other
speakers were Messrs. Powers (Rep.,
of Vermont) and Miers (Dem., of In
diana) for the majority resolution;
Messrs. Snodgras (Dem., of Tennes
see) and Wilson (Sil. Rep., of Idaho)
for the minority resolutions; Mr.
Lacey (Rep., of Iowa) for his proposi
tion to expel without swearing in. and
Mr. Crumpacker (Rep., of Indiana)
for expulsion by a two-thirds vote.
Jan. 25, by a vote of 286 to 50. the
majority report was adopted, and Rob
erts was accordingly not admitted.
A bill has been introduced in the
House by Mr. Clark, of Missouri, to
create a territory of the District of
Columbia, to be known as the ‘‘Terri
tory of Columbia;” also to place bind
ing twine on the free list; and by Mr.
Mudd, of Maryland, to establish an
art commission of the United States.
The Republican caucus of the Sen
ate has decided definitely upon the re
organization of the elective offices of
that body, and nominated Hon. Chas.
Bennett, of New York, for secretary,
and Hon. Daniel M. Ransdell, of In
diana, for sergeant-at-arms.
Senator Lodge has introduced a bill
reducing the postage on books and
other printed matter belonging to
public libraries when sent from one li
brary to another.
The Senate nas adopted the resolu
tion offered by Mr. Allen (Neb.) call
ing upon the Secretary of the Treas
ury for the correspondence and the
substance of all verbal communica
tions which he has had with officials
of the National City Bank of New
York concerning the transfer of the
old Custom House to the National
(Iw. Afro-American Newspapers
Boston Business Men
advertise in Advance
PRICE 5 Cents
life to the seen ean d freshness to the at
mosphere. Turoughout the Court are
pleasant »alks and paths, bordered with
low shrubbery and plants, and at inter
vals at wxis-poiuts with the arcades, rare
plants and placed in Sreat vases, making
a truly architectural landscape effect. The
entire scheme gives the effect of an ad
mirable enclosure of a mission cloister,
and is planned as one of the many little
oases for the refreshment of the weary
sightseer. This Building and Court have
b : -en designed by Green & Wicks of Bull 1-
MILLIONS IN WOOL.
Enormous Business Done in One Day
by the Trust.
Ten million dollars’ worth of busi
ness in one day is the new record
made by the American Woolen Com
pany, commonly known as the Wool
At the close of business in New
York Monday it was found that fully
110,000,000 worth of orders had been
booked, and Tuesday the sales were
almost as large. By 10 o’clock Mon
day nearly three hundred buyers were
waiting to place orders for all sorts
of fall woolen fabrics.
Mr. Woodhull, the New York selling
agent of the trust, said that the con
cern did an annual business of $60.-
000,000, and that almost six months of
its products were bargained for ahead.
Prices of woolens have gone up con
siderably; how much Mr. Woodhull
declined to say. “The raw material
has advanced tremendously,” he said,
“and I do not care to quote figures.
In fact, on some lines I could not do
it if I wanted to. We have had no trou
ble in getting good prices for what
ever we offered.”
In addition to the throng of buyers
who were on the spot, many orders
were received by telegraph and by
mail. The trust will not take orders
for later delivery than July 1.
MURDER AND SUICIDE.
Bank Cashier Kills Bookkeeper and
Capt. J. W. Murphy, cashier of the
Third National Bank at Columbus.
Ga., killed his chief bookkeeper and
confidential clerk H. T. Shutze, Jan.
16. When the police entered the bank
Mr. Shutze sat bolt upright in his
chair dead. On the floor, a few feet
away, Capt. Murphy lay in a crouch
ing position also dead.
Two shots entered Shutze’s head—
one in the temple and the other in the
top of the head. After firing these
two shots Murphy put the pistol in his
mouth and again pulled the trigger,
the bullet ranging upward through
Capt. Murphy was one of the best
known and leading bankers and poll*.,
icians in that state. For several years
he held the position of Assistant State
Treasurer of Georgia. He gave up
this place ten years ago and game to
Columbus, where he organized the
Third National Bank and the Colum
bus Savings Bank. He was a large
shareholder and was made cashier of
both banks. Recently he has been ia
declining health. :« r:
Just before the tragedy President
Jordan had talked with him, trying
to get him to leave for a sanitarium.
It is said Murphy got an idea into his
head that after he was dead and gone
Shutze would take his place as cashier
at the bank.
The two men were devotedly at
tached to each other. Murphy was
fifty years old.
Kills introduced in the House: By
Mr. Boutell (111.), to remove the tax
on proprietary medicines; Represen
tative Cochran (Mo.), for a constitu
tional amendment authorizing an in
come tax; Reperesentative Knox
(Mass.), for the taking up and recoin
age of the Hawaiian silver coins; Mr.
Levy (N. Y.) asking the Secretary of
War for an itemized account of all re
ceipts and expenditures in Cuba.
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