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Colored Men, Mr, Harmon, residing at 1611 S. 17ih St. .has one of the mosi beautiful residences in that sec lion of the city. It is a modern house, and a credit to anyone tc own such a house. Mr. Harmot also has other property, and his energetic wife conducts a small stojein the same block. We hope they will get our peoples sup port and build up a real live bus. iness. Mr. Harmon is a brick mapon, plasterer and coal miner and his possessions should be an incentive to other young men to elevate them so 1 ctrixm become desirable citizens of some consequence in the communities wherein they reside. Solomon White. Mr. White is another creditable man in our city1 A pious Christian, ever striving to higher things. He owns some good property Over the city, and stands well in the city among all the pec pie H> is a devout member of St, Pau A, M. E. church, a mason and a prominent republican of the 1st Ward, whom the colored people have been anxious to get ro run for Alderman, but Mr White is somewhat reluctant in dabbling in politics, as politics has been so defiled, that he who enters is likely also to become somewhat stained by its indelible spleeu, The Freedman’s Bank. The announcement that th-> Senate has passed a bill for the distribution of the Freedman’s Bin'; and Trust Cjmpany fund which am rnnts to upwards of $1,000 000. will be welc nne news to thousands of Negroes through out the Siuth, who lost their ah iu that ill fated enterprise. This huge sum of m mey, which prop, erly belongs to the depositors and the descendants of deposit, ers has been tied up in the Uni. ted States Treasury fora number of years and heretofore all ef lorts to have it distributed among those who could show proofs that they were depositors in the Freedman’s Bank at the time it hailed have proved abortive. Now that the bill has passed the Sen BOAIIDING ffirLodging Best services and accommoda tions—all necessary conveniences —good water good location— the place to stop when in out city. Mrs. McKinney 1006 Sherman St. LINCOLN, - - ILLINOIS Call at Thompson's, 815 East Wasl ington st. for colored papers. LAM) SALE. 1 20-acre farm with good timbei suitable for farming. $50 per acr< farm at llliopolis. Apply to or writ< We can secure any one houses foi rent or sale also, in Springfiield oi out. E. L. ROGERS, \ ate it will go to the House of Representatives where, it is to be hoped, it will receive similarly favorable action. — Nashville Globe. What manner of man is this Roosevelt? That shooting up of Brownsville has stirred the na. tion. Miss Blanche Hoagland IF ’ Ti of Bioomtngton, III. Our agent, and correspondent who has done a good work, and whose punctuality and accuracy make her a very promising young lady in the affairs of life. Repaint your house* Do not depreciate the value of property, just because it does not belong to you. Such is the cause many people will not reut to colored people. We have urged you many a time and earnestly to call at this office or 815 Washington St., and get all manner of colored pa. pet's, and magazines, and white, , R ly Stannard Biker contributes ; to the American Magazine, we informed you that- The rnaga zine could also be delivered to you by us at the samt price as you piyathhe book store, yet you fail to heed. What manner of people are you? IQ.EDW. BAUMANN 4 £ | * CIIA3. T. BAUMANN I Baumann Bros.... I Prescription Druggists. i (Deutsche Apotheke) ^ I'orner 7th and Washington Sts || Uoth Phones 654 te Your Patronage solicited. I I _» 1 $1.50 io East St. Louis every Sat urday and Sunday ILLINOIS TRACTION SYSTEM You may give news matter or mo ney you have lor the Forum to Miss Daisy Donaldson; a’so all kinds of typewriting; orders or colored papers. Magazines, treating on the mu lattos of the colored race and the cause, at Thompson's and this of lice. \ Let Mr. Taft come forward, at the call of his name, and explain in language not so ambiguous, and more academic, what he means by his oft repeated asser tion, especially when m the south, that the “fear of Negro domination is no longer entertain ed in that section.” Yates vs. Deneen is the cry. HERE IS YOUR CHANCE TO BUY A HOUSE LOT IN BOSTON. For $10 cash. The lots are situated in the best residential section of the suburbs of Boston. Best electric a^d railroad service. Nothing like it are offered to investors. In a short time these lots will be selling for 20 times as much as you pay for it today. Only a few lots selling for $10. Full infor mation by E. L. Rogers, Agent. The Dunbar News Company Is the place where all colored pa pers and magazines can be had. Call at 815, 813 E. Wash, or 30(5i so 6 I purpose, step by step, create a regular news store; handling all colored literature, books etc. al. so the big Sunday dailies. And leading white magazines. Telephone 998, E. L. Rogers, Mgr. bivine Services at the Evangelical Lutheran Holy Trinity Church. On Fifteenth between Washington and Jefferson streets. Bible Reading, 11 to 12 a. m. Preaching at 8 p. m. Instruction in the chief parts of the Christian doctrines every Wednesday at 8 p. m. One and all are cordially invited to attend these services. Rev. Jas. H. Doswell, Pastor. FOR SALE. De Witt Couny, Illinois—Waynesville. One fine piece of residence property. Modern house in good condition $450.00. Easy terms. One hundred and forty-five acres rich farm land in fine state of cultiva tion. one mile from Waynesville, no house, $150.00 per acre, easy terms. One hundred and sixty acres 3% miles from Waynesville, improved, twenty acres in pasture, at $115.00 per acre. Rents for $900.00 per annum. Terms easy. C. H. JONES, 116 S. 7th St., Springfield, 111. / I - ' ' ■ JAS. SMITH (SALOP NIST,) 8th and Washington Streets Invites the public to make this place their headquarters 0 0 Choice Wines and liq uors. Standard brands of domestic cigars. | The Public Invited. A. C. Cornell | IOC Meals They can’t be Beat 111 South 7th St. Subscribe for the Foruir. 1 Many Foot Troubles May be relieved and corrected by wearing my Special Shoe properly con s'! ructed to give support to the weaken ed part and eventually restore same to its normal condition. It matters not whether flat, deformed or tender feet— broken down arches—or lame—my system of Plaster Paris Lasts, the exact duplicate of your own feet rec tify these misfortunes and permit walking as others do. Physicians and surgeons are invited to inspect my system of shoe building. Illustrated Booklet for 4c to Pay Postage. MARTIN LABS ON Expert Shoe Specialist, 54 Fifth Avenue, near Randolph St., Chicago, 111. Notice This paper is represented by the Busher Advertising Co. Public Stenogra phy. Done at This Office. V Short-hand, typewri ting and amanuensis work. Business let ters, accounts itemiz ed, Essays, speeches or sermons, written on machine. 3ive us a Trial. The FORUM, 305 S. 6 MISS DAISY DONALDSON. Stenographer. Old’Phone, 998. Springfield Illinois The New Skat _ing Rink. Mccaw & Browder. Props.* Open every afternoon and night. Good Older Will Be Had. No Profanity nor Boisterousness Al lowed. The Public Invited. 15ih & Washington Streets. POLITICAL ANNOUNCE MENTS. FOR CORONER. I hereby announce myself a candi date for coroner of Sangamon County, subject to the decision of the Repub lican primaries, Aug. 8th, ’08. JOHN C. CANFIELD. “THE FLAMTNG SWORD.” An ably edited religious magazine, which deals with future existence of man, and the coming of Christ, and contains also, the strongest and best information on Christian origin ever before advanced, social and po litical questions of the day — it is a fine authority on the most perplex ing subjects of the day. Price: 1 year $1.00; 10c a copy. White “The Flam ing Sword Co., Estero, Lee County, Fla. St. Augustine’s Mission. 1420 South Grand Ave., East. Ser vices every Sunday. Sunday School, 4 p. m.; Divine services, 7:45 p. m. All are invited. Conducted tey Rev.