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Elijah P. Lovejoy, the Martyr.
The Cou ititutionai League of Missouri has issued a proclama tion to the Negro people of that stale, and of the entire country as well, to meet together in church or hall on Thursday, Nov 7, to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the martyrdom of Elijah P. Lovejoy, the man who gave up his life in the advocacy of our freedom So persistent was he in his tight against slav ery, the stupendous crime that had fastened its tencles about the life of this nation, that the friends and advocates of that iniqu'tous institution thought it expedient to silence his tongue and still his pen by assassination. It was done. History has rec >rded here and there the names of men who have utterly disregarded adverse criticism of their action because of their defense of their fellow men. Such tn<*n have ever ex isted; such men will ever exist. By some divine otid inexplicable decree of an over.ru ing Piovi dence, when the night of cruel j oppression and heartless perse- I uutiwn nas seiueu uuwii on some portion of the human family, | there have been men with moral as well as physical courage to slep forth into the arena of suf feeing to do battle for human rights, Some of its brightest and most significant pages have been dedicated to the courageous deeds of such men—men who flinched not in the face of the most bitter opposition while con tending for justice as theprce less heritage of all men—Nation al Baptist Union, Nashville. Tennessee. Surely we have risen to the full siature of manhood; recog nizing the great deeds done in obscure times, wheu truly, “the gloom of despondency hung like a cloud over the land.” Here was a ma., whose soul was tilled with that unquenchable tire, handed down from heaven by au horitv from God—surely. Woman's Club Notes. The business meeting of the club was held at the residence of the president, Mrs. Jennie Me C ain, last Monday afternoon. Much important business was transacted. It was decided to give an entertainment at the Lncoln Heme, Moi day night. Doc. 4, f >r tl e benelit of the puuo fund, to wnich the public is cordially invi ed. A dinner fo'1 the inmates of the Home will be given Monday afternoon preceding Thauksgiv ing; a program will also be reti dered. Donations to the dinner will be thankfully received All are invited 10 attend and give what they can. The Mothers’ Sect'on will meet with Mrs. Roey Hunter next Monday afternoon. The Home Culture Section will not meet this month, owing to a recent demise in the family of the chairman of this Section. Mrs. Alice Wmie was awarded t ■ prize for selling the largest number of tickets, for the lecture at the U. B. church, by Mrs. Terrell. Mrs. Jennie McClain presented the prize to Mrs. White with a charming little talk, and Mrs. White responded with her usual grace of manner. The sum of #26.10 was taken in Normal Items. Mrs P C Duff is indisposed. Wesley Price and wife are the happy parents of a baby girl. Mrs. Julia Handy is seriously ill at her home on W. Locust St. Everett Thomas and wife are the proud parents of a baby boy. Rome Calowav, who has been visiting his brother, Lucian Cur tis, lias returned to his home in Ken t ucky. Kentucky Goes Republican, j Wilson Elected by a Large Plurality. The election last Tuesday p oves a great victory for the Republicans. • There was some kind of an election in 12 states, and the Republicans got some of the spoils in each state, save Mississippi, which state is a po. litical nonentity. The election of Wilson, gov ernor of Kentucky, again breaks the solid south. Massachusetts returns Guild and Nebraska and Pennsylvania go for the g o. p. Johnson defea s Burton atCleve land, but Ciucinnai and Louis ville. elect Republican mayors— how marvelous. Ex Gov. Tayior and ex-Secretary of State Finley, it is said, will now return to Ken Lucky, for Nero is off the throne and justice is obtainable. ‘ God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform.” 10 Agents Wanted. In Springfie d lo represent an old established mail order house with over 1000 rapid selling arti cle>; $2 50 to$5 per day easily earned. A legal guarantee of quality with eacn article sold. Valuable presents given to all agents sending in cash orders $100 down to $10. Now is the lime while people are wanting Christmas presents. For furth - er information, call or write. J. B Walker, local manager, 902 S 12th street, old phone 851—rl. WANTED—An agent to seli Oil of G.adness. Recotnmenda. lions required. For further in. formation write to Geo. Hoag land. 9o3 W. Jefferson street. A Masquerade Party. The ’‘Jolly Twelve’’ club of girls gave a masquerade party last Thursday night. Oct- 31st., at the residence of Mr. Goins at Lanesville. They met at the In ter urban station,"leaving on" the 7 car Those present .Misses Helen Clem, Lizzie Martin, Effie Rice. Dessie L^e, Myrtle Ck*m, Deua Potee, Della Rice, H izel Bates. Cora Donegan. Gentle men-. Frank Jackson, Art Ctem, Roy Smith. A. Potee, C. Jackson and Fred Williams. The Annex Buffet (Hotel in Connection.) Restaurant in rear - - Hotel Accommoda tions reasonable--Try our 20c Meals First-class Saloon, First-class Goods. Fine Wines Liquors—Choicest Imported and Domestic Cigars. I am handling the famous SCHLITZ BEER, that is making Springfield famous. New Telephone 1491. EDWARD WHITE. Jr. PROPRIETOR. RIG FREE LUNcH EVERY SATURD \Y NIGHT. 809 E. Washington "treet, - * Springfield, Illinois* Anyone sending n sketch nnd description nin quickly ascertain our opinion froc wliellier ai. Invention Is prohnbly patentable, ronimunlcn. tioiis strictly contldent lal. Handbook on Patents sent free. Oldest miency for securing patents. Patents taken through Sliinn & Co. receive tpecial notice, without charge, In the Scientific American. A handsomely Illustrated weekly. T oreest cir culation of any scientific Journal. Terms, $3 a year; four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealer.* MUNN & Co.36in'“d”“". New York Branch Office, ^ t,f » VVn«M- ^ * RAHWAY TIME TABLES. mmm Depot Tenth, between Washington and Jef (•raon streets. Going East. * Arrive Depart •Buffalo Fast Mall. 2:15 am 2:16 an •Chicago Express . Starts 7:30 aa •Continental Limited . 9 45 am 9:50 am •Dafayette Accom . 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Starts 6:30am ■1 rairie State Express.. 2:35 pm 2:35pm •Alton Limited . 4:16 pm 4:16 pm ‘Phicago Accom .8:40 pm Stops •Spfld-Eldred Accom .. Starts 6:00 pm (Sunday Special . Starts 7:15 pm Peor*a Division. Arrive. Depart. •Peoria ccom . 9:10am Stops (■Peoria Express .4:00 pm Stops (■Peoria Accom. Starts 3:10 pm •Peoria Express . Starts 6:45 am (Sunday Special . Starts 6:30 pm (Sunday Special .9:00 pm Stops C. &■ A. INTERFRBAN SERVICE. Springfleld-Lincoln Interurbans leavs Springfield at 9:40 a. m., 12 p. m., dally. Snringfie]d-Lincoln Interurbans arrive (t Springfield at 11:50 a. m.. 5:50 p.m., iaily. •Daily tDally ex. Sunday. sSunday only For folders, rates and further informa don call upon or address D. G. CAMPBELL. Ticket Agent Chicago A Alton Ry., Springfield. 111. 1 Forum promises to be one of the very I beat advertising mediums The Voice f f The blared American Magazine, and McGirt’s Magazine.. are here each month.. Price, 10c.. We will deliver each or all to your door each month. Chive us your ordei and read e:ood literature DuBois and him class or contributors. Order by Phone. Old 998. 305% S. 6th St. E. L. ROGERS, Agent. For Home-Made Cakes. Pies, Cookies, And a first-class meal, patronize BROUN & NEILL’ Restaurant /26 East Washington Street Regular Meals. POc RUNTDATS: 25c.