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47 UOBTH ILLI1TOIS STBEET WHOLESALE and RETAIL DEALER IN A KD SEWIITG- MAOHIITB GOODS Agent for the Household and the "New Remington" 4 Drawer, I'ox Top, Drop Leaf of Singer Pattern Machine, $26.50. Machines for rent. Second hand machines cheap. All kinds of machines repaired and warranted. Need'-s, Oil and Attachments for all machines. GET YOUR And ail yoar School Supplies, sach as Hlates. Sti ap. Spoui?, Satchels, etc., where, for eacn and every book, will be HIM If HI A Handsome Durable Cloth Cover at Eichrodts 99 INDIANA AVENUE, Cor Vermont KOTICE! Bring or send yonr list for Scbool Books, In cluding all suppiles, and you may rest assured that a cover will be on, or with the book:. Sold at List, or Down Town Prices. Ben enter tie Fl&ce. Sign of t&9 MOBTAS STREET LAMP. -& (ILLUMINATED AT NIGHT.) CITY NEWS. TO SUBSCBIBERS. ir you fall to receive yonr paper, no tify this office at once. To Subscriber. It you eee a blue mark on your paper, Know" that your time is up, and that your rtartpr will Ix discontinued unless vou Dav f 1 - up. Tne blue mark will not be used for sub scribers in the city of Indianapolis: they will be regularly visited by a collector. It ii for all outside of the city. IO A WESTS. 1. Agent is required to settle not later than Thursday 01 each week, for the papers of the preceeding week no papers are to be sent to any agent who fails thus to set tle. 3. No papers are to be sold on credit un less th agent chooses to pay for them and run the risk ot collecting. 3. Each agent is to order only the num ber of papers that can be sold. The Leader is on sale at the following places. Bell's cigar store, No. 60 West Market. Joseph Smith's news depot, No. 13 N. II linois street, opposite Bates Ilouse. LouU Eichrodt's drug store, 99 Indiana avenue. Will Floyd's barber shop. No. 5 Indiana avenue. Scott & Lucas' barber shop, No. 161 In diana avenue. N. B. We have at considerable expense refitted and furnished the Leader office, No. 11 Miller's Block. Our rooms are pleasant and accessible, and we shall be pleased to have our friends drop in at their pleasure and read our exchanges, pay their bills and chat with the editor. Baoby & Go. Louis Eichrodt, druggist, 99 Indiana ave nne. A wonderful discovery Kendall's Spavin Cure. Read advertisement. A large number of colored and white peo ple went to Louisville last Saturday night. How to invest a dollar and make five: Buy a bottle of Kendall's Spavin Cure. See ad vertisement. Mrs. Blunk has returned from Kansas City, and has resumed her position as teach er in No. 23. Rufus C. Greear our Terre Haute corres pondent has been appointed letter carrier. JR. C. G. is blooming. Charley Kite wishes us to say for him that the statement in the People that he had the jim jams recently is untrue. Fine pianos and organs for sale and rent, cheap. Soehner & Rich, 19 North Pennayl vnaia St., east side. l-7t. W. Allison Sweeney is making com mendable progress in the study of law, and we predict for him a brilliant future at the bar. The constables and police are having their usual rows. Constable Baden and Detective McKinney had a fight last Tues day over an attempt of the lormer to arrest the latter. Councilman Stout is evidently not a lover of pickles. He wants Chief Pendergrast in vestigated for allowing an engine to be taken to the country to sprinkle Armstrong's cucumber patch. Campaign is over, and those who were up in arms against each other in the political tussle now join hands and march to the druggists for a bottle of Kendall's Spavin Cure. See advertisement. There are several Democrats employed as clerks in the State offices and not a single colored man. The gentlemen occupying those offices owe their election to the votes of the colored men. Is the square thing being dene? The pilgrimage to Lincoln's tomb, at Springfield, 111., promises to be on b of the erandest excursion parties ever taken out of Indiana. All who can should avail them selves of the opportunity to visit the tomb of the martyred hero. It is impossible for a woman after a faith ful course of treatment with Lydia E. Pink ham's Vegetable Compound, to continue to suffer with a weakness of the uterus. En close a stamp to Mrs. Lydia E. Pinkham. 233 We-tern avenue, Lynn, Mass., for her pamphlets. Jones' Tabernacle, Elder Manson in charge, is flourishing like a green bay tree just now, the absence ol internal quarrels and strife being very noticable. Last Sunday night standing room was at a premium; the pas tor, catching the spirit of the occasion, preached a very powerful and eloquent ser- ISO Drug mon. The title of the subject of his sermon to-morrow night will be, "Will no one free me from the embrace of this body?'' Public invited. Miss Maria Parks and Miss Hallie Laws, of Jefferson ville are visiting in the city, tho guest of Mrs. Clay Willis, 283 N. California street. MuaIc Lessons. Miss Marcrerv K. Stepp, of Madison. Ind.. will open a music school Monday September IZth, at 641 JN rth Mississippi St. Terms very reasonable. Removal. David Cady has removed his boot and shoe store from 53 North Pennsylvania to 42 North Pennsylvania, opposite Post-office. The firm is now Cady & Lodge. Certain Knowledge. We know whereof we affirm when w bav that Warner's Safe Kidney and Liver Cure naa periormea more wonderful cures than any 4 medicine ever brought before the American 1 ubiic. Strew Flowers O'er His Grave! And let Springfield hereafter be historical as the "mecca of the colored race"' whore annually they may pay their loving tribute of undying gratitude at the tomb of the great champion of human rights. 1 he Place to Oo For a nice-fitting suit of clothes is to G. W. Watson's tailoring etblishment, No. 33 E. Market streeC His stock of fall goods is complete in every department and having none but first-class workmen he never fails to satisfy his customers. I. S. of H. Celebration at Kock port. The I. S. of H.of liockport, Ind., will give their first celebration September 22. The order at Rockport seems to be in a flourishing condition and a grand time is expected at their celebration. Mr. C. A. Webb, O. M.; J. A. Preston, N. M.; and II. Doke, G. C, of this city will attend. Ckurch Notice. Indiana polid, Sept. 9, 1881. Notice is hereby given to the members of Jones Tabernacle A. M. E. Zion Church,that a meetincr will be held at the church Tuns- day evening, September 20, for the purpose of electing trustees; the meeting to begin at O OCIOCK. A. J. .M.ANSOX, ru3tor. James Ragsdale. James Ragsdale, a well known colored citizen of Tipton, aged ninety-nine, died in mat city a lew days ago. Deceased was born a slave in North Carolina, but becamo a free man in 1820, after which he emigrated to this State, settling first at Richmond. In 1825 he purchased a farm near Tipton, and has ever since resided there, a wel-to-do and respectable cnlzen. New Baptist Church. The seceders from the Second Baptist Church numbering about 175 have organized and will soon have a new pastor. They wor ship now at corner of Süriner and North Certain parties are circulating a report that iney win soon ue d&ck in liroyle's Uhurch, but thare is no truth whatever in the report, as every Doay win see. Wedding Hells. Mr. W. A. Bell, and Miss Roxi Hall were united in the holy bonds of matrimony rriaay evening at tne residence of the bride's parents on Bright street. A large number of invited guests were present to witness the interesting ceremonies. The bride was very beautifully attired in silk, and the bridegroom was looking his best The happy young couple have the best wishes of a large circle of friends for their ..A 1. iuiure nappmesa. Died. A little son of William and Laura Frv on Thursday, September 1, 1881 from throat disease, ne was wen known by the school children and teachers for he was all ways Loarsa ana couia not speak loud though he progressed fast in school. He was the only cnua ana a loving one, always tried to please ma and pa. He was 12 years 7 months and 4 days old, and never wanted to be late nor absent from school, he was burried Saturday the 3d. , 3 ' Bigamy. Wm Brown, colored, who lives on Chris tian avenue is wanted by the authorities for having too many wives. William it seems married a white woman some three years ago, and afterwards deserted her and mar neci a colored .woman. The white wife became indignant about the second alliance, and this week procured a warrant for Brown's arrest, and Thursday an officer attempted to arrest him, but Brown escaped. Eliza Kizer Brown is the colored wife, and Belle Garrett Brown the white one. Mrs Lsradonl Williams Resigns. The above-named lady who was recently appointed Principal of No. 23 School has declined to accept the position to which she was appointed. We know nothing of the reasons assigned by Mrs. Williams, but we are informed she has a permanent situation it iticnmond, where he has an excellent reputation as a teacher. Knowing of the unsavory record our School Board has earned by its unjust and malignant treatment, of veacners, we suppose Mrs. v Uiiams did not care to risk her prospects in the hands of such men. Sunday Sanctity. Last Sunday according to the order of the Police Board, nearly all kinds of business was entirely suspended, and the city pre sented a quiet village like appearance that has not been witnessed here for many a day. It has been along time since a fellow could'nt get a glass of beer in Indianapolis whenever he wanted it, but such was the case Sunday. During the week several men who violated the ordinance were brought into court and fined, but the cases were generally appealed. It is not thought the Sunday quietude will continue long. Opening of the Schools. The public schools opened last Wednes day with a fair attendance. Several changes have taken place in the disposition of the colored teachers. Mrs. Sadie V. Topp takes the principalship of No. 24, Mr. W. D. Mc Coy that of No. 23, and Mrs. McCarey No. 21. Miss Mamie Carter takes a position in No. 18, Miss Mary Wilson goes to No. 23, Miss Victoria Wilson to No. 19, Mr. Ed- win F. Horn to No. 24, and Miss Roxie Hall to No. 23. By the above it will be seen that one of the positions at No. 19, formerly filled by a white teacher, has been given to a colored teacher. This is right. It IS What tnefteonle havn bann rlomanriincr through the columns of the Leader for some time. Let all the places in colored schools be filled with competent colored teachers, mrA mil will V . a . , . " " uw isusincwrr vo me colored i peopli. I TUB SCHOOL QUESTION. The Colored People In Mass Meeting ion Church Denounce the Tarbell llrowu--Carey Pollcj. at A meeting of colored citizens was held Wednesday night at Zion Baptist Church, on Second street, to consider the action of the Hoard in the matter of appointment of white teachers in the colored Schools. Mr. Conrad Burley was called to the chair and Henry A. Rogan was appointed Secretary. After the Chairman had stated the object of the meeting, there was a very free express ion of opinion in regard to the discrimina tion against colored teachers. Tarbell.Brown and Carey were criticised in the most se vere terms by nearly every speaker. Only five or six persons offered to defend the ac tion of the Board, and among these were two teachers, of whom we have had occasion to refer to elsewhere. Prominent among those who were present and took part in the meeting, on the side of justice to colored p ople and colored teachers were Hon. J. S. Hinton, W. A. Sweeney. Louis Johnson. (. W. Cheatham, Conrad Burley, Frank Hurt, Leroy Washington, William DaJe, Nathan rierce, 11. A. Kogan, Robert Turner. Jessie McCrocklin, Benj. Thornton, and others. In this meeting Hon. J. S. Hinton showed conclusively that the Board had discrimi nated against colored teachers, by referring to prominent colored teachers and graduates irom aiuerem scooois, wno had applied for positions here, but whose applications have been refused by the Board. The following resolutions were adopted as tne sense of the meeting: Resolved, 1. That the policy of the School loard in appointing white teachers in the colored schools is an uniust and wrongful discrimination a?ainst our colored men ana women, ana we therefore desire to enter our earnest protest against it. 2. 1 hat Superintendent Tarbell. in pre suming to determine the wishes of the col ored people of Indianapolis by consulting u views oi uve or six men, places a very low estimate on the intelligence and good sense ot our people an estimate which we desire to inform him is incorrect. 3. That we condemn in tho strongest terms any man or set of men who presume to represent the wishes of -the colored peo ple of this city, without consulting the wishes of said people. 4. That we demand of the Board that they employ teachers in the colored schools having the same qualifications, morally and otherwise, as those employed in the white schools. 5. That we fully and heartily indorse the course of the Indianapolis Leader in this, question, and that a copy of these resolu tions be furnished the city papers for pub lication. Jamks F. Hurt, I Joux L. Evans, I Committee. W. A. Sweeney, J McCoy and Christy. During the few days past W. H. McCoy and L. E. Christy, teachers in our colored schools, have been making themselves ridiculous by attempting to vindicate Tar bell, Brown and Carey in their policy of ap pointing white teachers in colored schools V ere it not for the fact that they are the employes of the Board, their conduct under the circumstances which we shall state, would be surprising indeed. Since the first time that the Leader had cause to criticise the action of Supirin tendent Tarbell and the Committee on Ap pointment of Teachers, on their appoint ment of white teachers in colored schools, no criticism has been made on any colored teachers in our schools, but the position taken by the Leader is dirctly in the interest of colored teachers. However, the recent action of Messrs. McCoy and Christy, have evoked some severe and merited criticism fiom those colored people who have become acquainted with the facts which follows. boon alter our nrst publication of a criti cism on Tarbell, Brown and Carey's policy, Mr. W. I). McCoy came to the Leader office and congratulated us on the effort we were making in behalf ot the colored teach ers, and at one occasion went so far as to bring to our office one of the school manuels in order to show wherein the Board discrim mated against the colored teachers in the matter of salaries. Mr. McCoy stated that he had found Mr. Tarbell to be a very un truthful man, and wanted but little to do with him. He also said that he had told Tarbell that what we had said was repre sentative of the views of the people. Since that time Mr. McCoy saw the principalship of No. 23 in the distance, so he suddenly flopped about and in company with Mr. tnristy, triey have now become the cham pions of the Board s policy. Taking into consideration the opinion which Tarbell, Brown and Carey entertain about these teachers, it is difficult to account for their enthusiasm and unparallelled in consistencies. Mr. McCoy's case is especially peculiar, Tarbell trai.sferred him from No. 24 to No. 19 last year, as he (Tarbell) said, on ac count of his failure in the school work, and upon his remonstratingjtold him if he didn't do better work the balance of the year, his services would no longer be needed. Ave are informed by a responsible gentleman that the Committee stated that Mr. McCoy had failed in his work, but that he would be kept one more year on trial. Members of the Committee on Teachers have stated to several gentlemen that the reason Mr. Christy was not appointed principal ot iso. 24, was because he did not do good work last year in No. 18. Taking into consideration these charges of memciency, as preferred against these two teachers by the Superintendent and Com. mittee, together with the statement of Dr, Carey that the moral standard of the color ed teachers is much lower than that of the white teachers, the devotion of Messrs. McCoy and Christy to Tarbell, Brown and Caroy 13 without parallel. Here we have another case in which Tarbell and his Com mittee appear in rather a bad light as managers of our schools. Last year they decided mat Mcuoy was a failure as a teacher of one of the lower grades in No.24, but since McCoy has espoused their cause, they placed him at the head of No. 23, to teach a more advanced grade than that in which he failed last year. There seems to have been a bargain here, but the eyes of 1. 1- A. 3 J? luö peupie are not ciosea. vccoraing 10 Tarbell, Brown and Carey neither one of these men should be employed as teachers. Lincoln Ilated Slavery! From the time he arrived at the years of dis cretion, and he abolished it equally upon con scientious and constitutional principles. He rose from the meshes of prejudice and hereditary wrong to the "championship of Union and freedom," and when he spoko to the countrv as one "where every man has the right to be the equal of every other man," he truly defined that famous declara tion which up to that time had been a cheat and a mockery. surprise Party. On Thursday night, September 8th, about the hour of 11 o'clock, Rev. R. Titus and family was awakened by the sweet voice of many friends, who filed in big room, and to his surp'ise, however, soon discovered that he had met with a surprise, one that would be long to be remembered. The house was literally packed with the) ever-welcome intruders, and the evening was given to song and jollity. Yes, each vied the otier in demonstration of pleasure and gayety. The table was filled with do nations of every conceivable description. Dry goods, notions, silver coin, etc., suffered profusely in the entertainment; at the junc ture an appropriate song was sung to the enlivened multitude, after which Mrs. Jen nie Blackwell, in the behalf of the donors, in a well-timed speech presented the offer ings of the occasion. The Elder was com pletely overcome, but after regaining self jw session responled in his usualapprproiate style. TROUBLE IN TUE SECOND CHURCH. BAPTIST About One Hundred and Fifty Members Withdraw and Organize Another Church. The trouble which has been existing for some timo in the Second Baptist Church be tween the pastor and members terminated last Friday night in a split in the church. About 150 members withdrew iroru the church and have organized another body. The pastor, Rev. Moses Broyles, was charg ed with arbitrary church government, with unlawful disposition of church moneys and other acts unbecoming a Christian min ister. The opposition claim that they were refused a hearing , and despairing of being able to bring the matter to a satisfactory ending, they withdrew in a body, and, re paring to No. 21 Scheol House on New York street, perfected a new church organ ization. It is claimed by the seceders that they represent the financial element of the church, and considering the fact that the church is over $7,000 in debt, it leaves it in a pretty bad fix. The services of the new organization held in Masonic Hall last Sabbath were well attended. They are in corsespondence with two or three ministers and hope soon to be able to secure a suitable leader. For the present they hold services in the church at the corner of Spring and North streets. Masonic tirand Lodge. Take notice throughout the entire juris diction that Most Worshipful Independent Union Grand Lodge for the State of Indi ana and jurisdiction, will convene in the city of Indianapolis on the second Tuesday of September, at high 12. All Grand officers and representatives take due notice thereof and govern themselves accordingly, and report to the Committee of Credentials at 1 1 o'clock, a. m. H. W. Ron an, O. M. E. P. F. Whetsell, G. Sec. The following programme will be eb- served during the session: Opening of the Grand Lodge at 12 o'clock; Tuesday evening, from 9 to 10:30, Grand Master's reception at No. 21 Y ood street. All Masons, their families, and friends ot the fraternity are invited; Wednesday evening .Leah Court No. 11 will give a full dress en tertainment in honor of the Grand Lodge; Thursday night, exemplification of work; Friday night, public installation of the Grand officers, assisted by Gethsemane Commandery, K. T., in display drill. Our Colored Teachers Intuited by a Member of the School Board. In a public meeting last Wednesday evening a gentleman stated that Dr. Carey.a member of the committee on teachers and salaries, made the assertion that the morals of the colored teachers wire not as good as those of white teachers. How much longer is that man to be allowed to occupy the position he now holds, and with impunity fling insult after insult in the faces of the colored people of this city. But alter considering the reputation of the man to whom he runs for all his in formation concerning the colored people.and in whom he is wrapped up more closely than were ever Damon and Pythias, his conduct is not inconsistent. But a day of reckoning is coming. PERSONAL. "What has become of Master Philp Miller? Mrs. William Quinn has returned from her trip East. Rev. Ilutcheson of Noblesville was in the city this week. Mr. "William Elliott visited Xenia, Ohio, last Friday evening. Rev. W. C. Trevan has been transferred to the Illinois Conference. Mr. Frank Gaines has returned from Hot Springs, much improved in health. The veteran ono-armed Tom Hayes and his wife called at our office Wednesday. Mis 3 Emma Ross has returned home after spending a very pleasant time in Louisville Mrs. B. K. Bruce with Roscoe Conkling Bruce, is visiting her parents in Cleveland Ohio. Mrs. Kate Blunk returned from Kansas City this week, in time to begin school "Wed nesday. Mrs. William Stewart returned last Sat urday fram a very pleasant trip to the Canadas. Mr. Charles Lanier received a letter from James II. Beech, this week. lie is living in Muskegon, .Michigan. Mr. John Q. Adams, of the Dennison "Tonsona, made a short visit to Chicago, öaturoay, and returned luesuay. Mr. Charles Brown, a teacher in the St Louis schools, passed through this city last rv1 l oaiuruay, on nis way to &t. Louis. Mr. J. Burgess Browp went to Chicago this week to complete arrangements for the pilgrimage to Lincoln's tomb, aiöpringüeld. 111. Miss Maria Johnson, of Terre Haute, spent a few days in this city last week with the family of Vanlce Sanders, Columbia street. She left r rida v for Richmond where she teaches next year. Miss Mary E. Carter, and the Misses Mary E. and Victoria Wilson, arrived in the City this week, much refreshed by their sum. mer vacation, and ready for another year s struggle witn tne young idea. Mr. Solomon Day, Principal of thi col ored schools at Dayton, Ohio, was in ?u n t few days ago and gave the Leader lfk-o a call. Mr. Day figures very promim-..i.iv in unio pontics, ana as a speaker has !ew su periors. Mr. Benj. Thornton, is of the opinion that a man who runs a barber shop exclusively for white persons, and refuses to accomodate colored men, should keep quiet and not be constantly clamoring for leadership among the colored people and claiming to be a champion of their right. Mr. Thornton is correct in opinion. T. R. Crisup, Esq., a prominent colored lawyer, of the city of Detroit, Mich., and an old friend and acquaintance of W. Allison Sweeney, of this city, has this to say of the latter gentleman's future intentions. "I am E leased to notice that your expectations of ecoming a brother at law, will soon be re alized, for mv oninion of vour abilitr in . J g y . J high, and I have no doubt that you will be come an ornament to the profession." Fur ther on he says: "J expect wht n I meet you again you will nave become a staid old, reverential gentleman, with neither time nor desire to remember the pleasures of Auld Iang Syne. " A PHENOMENA. Boston Loses Her Equilibrium and Wit nesses a Grand Transformation. Boston. Sept. G. From early morning to sunset the air has been in the most curious condition, exciting much comment, and in some instances creating alarm, while the air, as viewed from the window or looking up into the sky, has apieared to be free from fog or moist. The sun has been totally ob scured. The atmosphere is pervaded with a yellowish light, which lends a strange ap pearance to every object. On the Common grass presents a most unnatural appearance, its livid green looking as though it were a coat of paint. Gas jets, which ordinarily show a yellowish light, burn with white bril liancy. It makes them resemble electric lights. In all directions distances appeared .to be shortened, and through windows and as far as could be seen were star-like points of white light, resembling little electric lamps, but being in reality gas itts. The phenomena is noticeable In New Hampshire and far east of Portland. C. F. Emerson, Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astron omy of Dartmouth College, says it must be something in the atmosphere which absorbs shorter and long wave lengths, leaving only those which give the colors of yellow and green, lie thinks it may be owing to the pollen from fir and pine trees together with the smoke from the forest tires in Canada. PROVIDENCE EFFECTED. Providence, R. I., Sept. 0. The day has been excessively dark here, accompanied with great sultriness. The day's consumption of gas commenced at noon, and failed at about 3 o'clock, compelling ollices and factories either to close work or resort to candles. The failure of the gas lasted about a half hour and was due to a temtorary disarrangement. Never in Town Before. Wednesday eveningshortly before 7 o'clock a woman "who gave her name as Mary Bush was found wandering helplessly about on North Ilinois street. She complained that she was lost and wanted to hnd Mrs. Sm?th s millinery store. She could not give the slightest idea as to where it was located, ami all that she could tell was that theore had hats in the window, and Mr. Smith lived up stairs. It was iuite evident that she was a stranger to lite in the city, and Officers Jester and Steninions took her in charge. They visited almost every millinery store in the city, but failed to hnd the one kept bv Mrs. Smith. As a last resort the woman was olaced in the Station House over night, where she seemed well contented. She said that she came here on Tuesday evening from a remote county 111 Illinois and had never been in town before. She went out last night to take some dishes to a neighboring restau rant and became lost ; the dishes were still in her possession when she was found. The friends of the unfortunate woman can re lieve her of her woes by calling at the Con tral Station. The Seminary Boys Reunion. "The Seminary bovs" cordially invite the surviving relatives of the Trustees, teachers and pupils connected with the Sem inary from 1831 to 18.33 to be present at their fourth reunion basket dinner and games at the Exposition grounds,' on Wed nesday, the 14th day of this month. Rev. James S. Kemper, Wm. Sullivan, and per haps others of the old teachers, will again be with us, and lead their "boys" as in the lolddavs. The teachers and tuiila con- I l a a 1 at . nected witn ansa Axteu s scnooi during its existence here have been made honorary members of the Association, and are hereby invited to attend all reunions, with their families. The usual programme will be followed from 9 o'clock a. m and the ladies will set a basket dinner for all present, bring you r baskets. Come, and Drowned in the Canal. William Oswald, a son of Theodore Os wald, groceryman at the corner of Elm and North streets, while bathing in the canal at the corner of St. Clair with a number of young companions at 1 o'clock Tuesday af ternoon, got beyond his deptn, and being unable to swim, was drowned, lie called lor help several times, but no one being in the vicinity who was able to grapple with the drowning boy, he sank and was not taken from, the water until half an hour afterward. He was thirteen years old, and was a irornising boy. Marshal Maddox, of Shelbyville, Ky., nr rived in the city last night for Henry Todd, who was arrested on Monday night by Otöcers Saulcy and McKinney. Todd is wanted in Kentucky for stealing a gold watch and chain, and will be taken back as soon as the wounds he received while being arrested have healed. Attempted Robbery. About 2 o'clock Tuesday morning Mrs. Brown, who resides at the corner of Virginia avenue and Maryland street, was awakened by someone being in her room. She arose from the bed, and was in the act of giving the alarm when a man seized her by the throat, and, while choking her, demanded her mones'. She managed to free herself from the robber's grip and get on to the street, when she gave the alarm. Ollicers Rooney and Garber were soon on the street, but the robber had escaped. The State Fair. The officers of the State Board of Agricul ture are as busy as bees preparing for the forthcoming State Fair. The premiums are larger than ever before, and there promises to be a large increase in entries. A large number of blooded horses will be here, and the trotting will be better than ever before known at the Fair. The woman's depart ment will also present many new and strik ing attractions. Cutting Affray. Tuesday evening Thomas Parker and Frederick Ihinan were arrested by Consta ble James Marshall for an assault and bat tery on William Stern. The dilHculty oc curred in the northwestern portion of the city, and was about a trivial matter, the men who did it being under the influence of liquor. Young Stern was quite severely cut about the head and neck. Marshal Maddox, of Shelbyville, Ky., Wednesday night left for Louisville, liaving in custody Henry Todd, the colored man who was arrested on Monday night by Officers Saulcy and McKinney after a des perate encounter. Todd was accompanied by his wite. ENGLISH'S OPERA HOUSE. WILL E. ENGLISH, Proprietor and Manager Grand opening of the second regular season. Engagement or MARIE PRESCOTT Presenting THURSDAY, SKPT, 15th, TDBZIE COTJ1TTESS I FRIDAY. BEPr. 16th. THE SALVINA VERSION OF 1 2sr G-o :m: -A. ir, i SATURDAY, SEPT. 17th, BAST Xj'Y'isrisri I BATURDAY MATLNEE, IT ZEE HD COTJUTESS REGULAR SCALE Of PRICES. Orchestra Circle, ... fi.oo Orchestra and Dress Clrole, .75 amiiy uircie. .... . Oallery. ... . .as Matinee, admission z ana goo, Reserved Beats, 75o. Boxes seating 8 persons, $$ to 10. Coming Attractions, Dcnman Thompson as JOSHTTA "WHITCOMB Fay Temprlton, la tne MAOCOTTE AND OLIVETTE. Beats on Bale Tuesday morning; at V o'clock at tne liox umce. ID 19th ANNIVERSARY OP THE O Oh i'tie Fint Annual Pilgrimage of the Abraham jjfjprji fkstay SeptembBF Ou the lltth Anniversary of the Issuance Oov. Cullom, of Illinois, will deliver the welcoming addre. Hon. Hobt. Todd IJncoln. Secretary of tbeUavr, Gov. Porter, of Indiana, (iov. Köster of Ohio. I-'.x Senator Bruce. Hon Fred Douglas, Rev. John Jaerer, 0f Richmond, Va., and many other oistingubhed perso as have been lnvlu-d and are expected to Trains will ltave Ind'polis,- Decatur On the night of September 21, at :") p m., morning or September 1; returning, will leave springneia aiyup. m.,Bameuay. Fare for the Round Trip, Indianapolis to Springfield, ONLY EXCURSION RATES will be made from nois. For Ticket, or any Information, call 011 or J. IS. JIKOWX ) TAGGARTS CRACKERS Are not the CHEAPEST, but lire tho BEST, BAKERIES Ho. 20 South Meridian and 16 North East Street. CHEAP BREAD. CHEAPER TRAN FLOUR. If you desire the best and CHEAPEST BREAD, a?k your Grocer for Bryce's Large-Sized Five Cent Loaves. BRYCE'S " VIENNA BREAD " and BRYCE'S BOSTON BREAD are equally cheap. Bryce'8 Bread and Bryce's Butter Crackers are unexcelled as to quality. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. DILL & MATLOCK,' 40 South Meridian Sreet Washington Street. 1st Square South of II. W. WHITE, MERCHANT TAILOR 37 WEST MAKKET ST. BES-Goods Made and Trimmed to order a Speciall j The revolution inaugurated on July 4, by IP. WEAT? EXl. No. 33 N. Illinois St., Y. X 0. A. Building, tn the prices of coffins, caskets, and funeral prvlces will be continued. The following is the Hat of prices. Cut them ut for reference: A child's rosewood coffin, box, carriage and attendance, tV2 00. An adult's rosewood case, trimineJ in the best, ulyle. hearse, carriage, box, grave find attendance, 5i".UU. Koewood caskets from HO.) to SD.OO. Cloth-covered can Rets. tiO.lO to s.Mi.OO. And will make a specialty of furnishing metal cases an! caskets at the following low prices: Metallic canes, 1(50.00 to $7.i.00. Metallic carets. 865.MJ to 8so w. Keep on hand a large stock of full ornamen ted caskets, aud a fine stock of undertakers' goods. No extra charges. Oar prices are cheaper than any other establishment. Have the finest liearses and carriages in the city. Don't forget the place, NO. 33 N. ILL'NOIS ST., Y. M. C. A. Building. Offlce open day and night. Telephone connections. 2 am JAMES P. WEAVER. Now- REAm! Schools and Colleges take Notice. Fffi LESEONS lH B BY W. S. Scarborough. A. M. Professor Ltin and Greek in Wi Iberforce University, WUberforce, Ohio. These lessons contatn copious notes, full vocabulary, and extensive references to Iladly'sand Good win's Ure k Grammar. Th exercises are easy, progressive and well gradt d. They form a most desirable book for lieglnners. Wholesale, or Introductory Price, OO Cts., Retail Price, 81.25. For sale by A. S. If AltXKS A Co., Ill and 113 Willl&n St., NEW YOSK. OR BY THE AUTHOR, WILD ERFORCE, OHIO. Colored People ofJtheWttto'the Tonb 01 Lincoln! iee 1 of the Emancipation Proclamation. be present. Indianapolis Via & Springfield H. H. reaching Springfield, Illinois, at 6:00 a. m.f 11 point in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Illi address, Q ONLY ar. B. BROWN. 141 SOUTH ILLINOIS ST. Indianapolis, I"1 J. P. 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