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,1 VOL. II-NO. 44. WESTERN APPEAL. PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY THE WESTERN APPEAL COMPANY, LAMBERT BLOCK, ROOM No. 3, CORNER THERD AND CXDAB STBEETS. J. Q. ADAMS, EDITOR. TKBMS :Payable in Advance. One month Three months Six months One Year J86TTAKE NOTICE. This paper is for sale by: ri\ is a can if we dreds wait toi ate now. One of by Senator subject for Sherman sa 2 0 50 1.00 1.50 Agents wanted, send for terms. Subscribe for the WSSTE&N APPEAL. All Church and Society notices must be in by "Wednesday. Communications desired from all parta of the country. Entered at St. Paul Post-office as iecond class matter. Commurioations without signature receive no attention. Hurrah ior the Reduced rates. The APPEAL only $1,50 a year. We will not be responsible for sentiments expressed by contributors. Please send subscriptions by Postal Note, Money Order or Registered letter. J' C. "WALDO*, 308, Fifth street, St. Paul. CUAS.LANDEE, 111, Harrison St., Chicago. R* S. BRYANT, 446, S. State St., Chicago. I E. COOKSON. 103, Manson St.. Peoria. N. L. NEAL,509. W.Green-st., Louisville. W.H.TwiGGs,Orrington-ave,Ev3nstoD,Ill While every bedy seems tc be going wild und growing rich, through real estate, in this neck of the woods it seems a little singular that colored men generally, do not "catch on." They seem to be splendid imitatois of the fashionable foibles, vices and follies of their frirer-hued and straighter-baired brothers, and in everything- but financial undertakings "you can't lose em." But when it comes to business enterpiises, wherein confidence in one anthe other, and co-operation, are essential element, of success, they seem to be all at eea. One of the greatest draw backs is the lack of confidence in each other, and just so long as this prevails,there will be little general progress. There is not one of the readers of the APPEAL, in this city, that has not heard of t'ne onderful deals that have been mad e,rightbere Within the past three year there are numerous instances where its have been bought, that doubled, trebl ed and quadrupled in value, in that length of time. We heard of a case where one man "wished another to go in with him and 1 buy some property he knew of for sale, he would not go in the deal, but loaned 1 $200 with the promise of receiving $600 1 in return. Shortly altervvard, the party I tow horn the money was loaned,stepped I up to the party from whom he had borrowed itand who bv the way was a colored manand planked down the promised 600 in hard cash. "Now," said he, "how much do vou suppose I made? You know I paid $2,200 for the ground, well, I sold it yesterday for $15,000 spot cash. I shall be a watchman no longei I'm going into business." This is only one of the recent occurrences tha$ dazzle unbelievers*. A gentleman was telling,a few nights since, 'of thirteen lots on Summit avenue that, three years ago, he endeavored to get "some other colored gentleman to join with him in buying at 100 per lot, but they lacked confidence in each other, and would not come to any final agreement to-day those lots canaiot be bought for 13,000. We ought to form syndicates among ourselves and put in our small sums, which are of littte service by themselvt s, but could be made to *P8uir magnificent proportions if taken together buv some of the available properties in this vicinity, and ,r,et some of the enormous profits that others are reaping daily around us. Co-operation should be our watchword. We are too weak and feeblefinanciallyto 'do much single handed, but by co-operation, we may achieve some wonderful results. We learn there is a movement m foot among some of us looking toard this end which we hope will are at a successful termination. There large number of men among us whocommand a few hundreds each and will only co-operate these hun- \i ill grow into thousands. Don't 7 long thinking about it co*oper- the points in the speech made 'Sherman.recently.furnishesa match thought on our part. Mr. ift: "The attempt to enforce the rights of 'tie colored al authority I Y &** no maend bynnation- fail fa it is concetded that under the limitations of the constitution the rights of tne citizens of a state can only be enforced through state or national tribunals, and where public opinion is intolerant and jurors will not do their duty, a citizens, black or white, may be without remedy for the grossest wrong, except the right to MIGRATE to where his rights will be respected." It is known to be a fact that the damnable theory advanced by Judge Taney, years ago, in his Dred Scott decisiona Negro has no rights which a white man is bound to respectis in full practice in (he South to day. True there are some sort of half way concessions made to eolored men for policy sake, but the spirit of the infamous dicision still prevails. Then, according to the statement made by Senator Sherman, nothing is left for the colored man to do but to migrate. Let those wno have means to purchase lands be the first to leave, and this will give,others no*t so fortunate, an opportunity, perhaps, to get more work or better pay. The broad domain of the Northwest is open to all who wish to come and till .her soil, and here the rights of the citizens of all colors and nationalities are fully protected by state laws. We do not advocate a general exodus but a gentle migration which will not paralyze the industries at home nor over burden the advantages of the locality which may be selected. We would not advise a location in the cities which are already over crowded with skilled laborers, but to go to the woods and vast prairies which are stretched out on every side inviting all who will to come and take possession of them. Good land,accessible to the markets.can be obtained at low rates and with care and perseverance bountiful returns are the sure results. Here all are equal in the enjoyment of the highest political and civil liberties and every man can worship God under his own vine and fig tree according to dictates of his conscience, with none to molest him or to make him afraid. The only places in the south where the colored men and the white men are on a perfect equality are twothe penitentiary and the cemetery.State Capital. Our contemporary is oft, away off, there are cemeteries in the south in which they will not bury colored persons and, if our brother imagines black and white are on an equality in the penitentiaries, just let him go and see for himself, how badly he is mistaken. The penitentiaries may be hell for white men but they are heller for colored ones. Incompliance with a request of the American Woman Suffrage Association we have agreed to publish a "Wojian's Column" or at least to publish something in womans favor whenever convenient to do so. This week we present an article by Mary A. Livermore upon "Industrial Training for Girls." There are thirti -seven factories in the United States for the manufacture of oleomargarine, and still some folks thinks they eat butter. The great Ashland real estate boom seems to be turning into a boomerang. March spoiled the old adage by going out lamb like. EDWARD E. COOPER DISCHARGED. Mr. Edward E. Cooper, the editor of the World, the colored people's paper here, is inclined to the belief that the mills of justice grind slowly. Nearly three years ago, while running as a postal clerk from here to Louisville, he was arrested for tampering with the mails. It took him two years to get a trial, although he was anxious for it as speedily as possible, and when it did come off he was acquitted. Then the evidence against him was sent on to the department of justice and came back here in the shape of an affidavit for his re-arrest on substantially the same charge. He asked for an immediate trial, but a postponement was taken for two weeks, with the understanding that the case was to come up before Commissioner Jordan to-day. Mr. Cooper and his attorney, Mr. Holbtein, were on hand ready for trial this morning, but the government representatives did not have their witnesses and were not ready, and didn't know when they would be. The commissioner accordingly dismissed the case and discharged the defendant. The above is from the Indianapolis News, of March 29th. We heartily congratulate Mr. Cooper upon the successful termination of his presecutions on account of color. We hope he will now institute suit against the United States for damages for false imprisonment. There should be some restitution made, for the suits against Mr. Cooper were malicious and prompted solely on acsupplied count of his color. TOURS Taken for Business and Pleasure by the People one Beads About. Spring Movements. Miss Willie Lee, of Kansas City, Mo., is visiting Paola. Mrs. Eliza Keeble, of Chicago is visiting Indianapolis. Mr. Henry Wilson, of Chicago, is visiting Laporte, Ind. Miss Bertie Green, of Cleveland, Ohio, is visiting Chicago. Mrs. Ida Yocunvof-Trejuton, is visiting Camden, N. J. Miss Maid Moore, of Kansas City, Mo., is visiting St. Louis. Miss Lizzie Mitchem, of Paris, Tenn., is visiting Memphis. Miss Lizzie White, of Akron, is visiting Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Eliza B. Keebie, of Chicago, is visiting Indianapolis. Miss Hattie Powell, of Savannah, Mo., is visiting St. Joseph. Miss Kitty Patterson, of Chesterton, is visiting Laporte, Ind. Miss Lula Lee, of Denver, is visiting Colorado Springs, Col. Miss Mary Ward, of Toledo, Ohio, is visiting Detroit, Mich. Mr.CarterRichardson,of Philadelphia, is visiting Oakland, Cal. Miss Delilah Wright, of Flint, is visiting East Saganaw, Mich, Miss P. Miller, of Philadelhpia, Pa., is visiting Brooklyn, N. Y. Miss Maggie Johnson, of Ann Arbor, is visiting Ypsilanti, Mich. Miss Agatha Jackson, of Leavenworth is visiting Wyandotte, Kan. MisB Mary Robinson, of Camden, N. J. is visiting Philadelphia, Pa. Miss Kitty Clark, of Knoxville, Tenn., is visiting Greenfield, Ohio. Miss Ida Thompson, of Dayton, Ohio, is visiting Fountain City, Ind. Miss Emma Peyton, of Indianapolis, Ind., is visiting Danville, Ky. Mr. and Mrs. W. T.Scott, of Cairo, 111., are visiting Hot Springs, Ark. Miss Ida R. Chase, of Washington, D. C, is visiting Abbeville, S. C. Miss Katie Wheeler, of Louisville, Kv., is visiting Indianapolis, Ind. Misses Katie and Agnes Robinson, of Harrisburg are visiting Reading, Pa. Misses Carrie Jones and Maria Beasley, of Greenbriar, Ala., are visiting Huntsville. Mrs. L. L. Hedgebeth and daughter Effie, of Kalamazoo, are visiting Lawrence, Mich. Industrial Training for Girls. If I were able, I would change the public sentiment so radically that no girl should be considered well educated, no matter what her accomplishments, until she had learned a trade, a business or a profession. There would then be fewer fathers and brothers toiling like galley-slaves to support healthy and vigorous human beings in stagnating idlenebsidle for no earthly reason save that God has made them women. Lack of technical and industrial training not only makes dependent and inefficient women of our daughters, it puts them in fearful peril morally. Indolence is always demoralizing. It ruins health, destroys beautv, and enfeebles the will. "Out of 2,000 fallen women in the city of New York, 1,880 had been brought up to do nothing 525 pleaded destitution as the cause of their sad life." In view of these facts, which might be multiplied indefinitely, ought we not to rid ourselves of the inherited social idea that it is a shameful thing for young women to be taught to support themselves by honorable industry In an early stage of the late war, before the Government had organized its various departments, I saw a body of soldiers march from the St. Louis camp of rendezvous, and embark on boats to go down the Mississippi. Among them were companies without uniforms and without equipments. The men wore the citizens dress in which they had enlisted. It was explained that they had been ordered to the front immediately after enlistment, in advance of the arrival of their uniforms and guns, to maintain the morale of the army, which was unfavoraoly affected by the mustering out of large numbers who had enlisted on short terms of service. Uniforms, guns, and the all-important drill would be given these raw recruits, we were told, when they reached their destination. Two or three weeks later, I met some of these very unequipped men, still without uniforms, on board a hospital boat, steaming slowly up the river enroute for the Buperb general hospitals of St. Louis. Some of the poor-fellows were so rent with shot and shell that their own mothers would not have recognized them. I heard tneir pitiful atory from many lips, but it was always the"same story. .Hardly had these green boys in the "clothing of civilians reached their regiments, when they were surprised by the enemy and without guns or an hour's drill, they were plunged into a sharp, disastrous engagement. Shot at, shot down, they could make no defence for they had not been with the munitions of war, nor I taught how to use them.. ST. PAUL & MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.f APRIL 2, 1887. It is as wasteful, as unwise, as inbuman, to send our delicately-nurtured and tenderly-reared young daughters ut fron the home to fight the battle of life with out a preparation for it, without ai equipment in the form ofan^ industria1 and business education, as itwas to send these hapless young fellows to fight tlu enemy without drill, and without guns The results are more disastrous, and reach farther. Our daughters are not shot down, like the untrained militar\ recruit they live, but with noindividual grasp on life. They becomfe anxious concerning th future, with nil power to provide for it. At the mercy|)f circumstances which tbey know nab how to control victims of petty beliefs, old abuses, and respectable tynxhues, they drop into mental ill-heal$h, amy^djtfy disease comes with it. J|iP8StPi&Si Or they marry, and make faithful, loving, lovelv wives to admiring husbands But the husband dies. He was living on a salary, which ceases with his life. His young widow has one or more children. What is she to do Or the husband may drop into permanent invalidism, or into bankruptcy, or into dissolute habits. If the young wife hatnot been in part prepared for such emergencies by previous training, her lot is hard indeed. "Oh, you can't prepare girls to meet such emergencies!" said an eminent clergyman, in '"hose parlor this topicwas being earnestly discussed. "You must prepare them to be good wives and mothers, and risk the rest. There you will have to leave them, and trust in God." Our trust must be in God, to be sure. No one disputes that. And yet I have the deepest respect for the advice that Oliver Cromwell gave his soldiers, "Trust in God, and keep vour powder dry!" MABY A. LIVEEMORE. St. Louis, Mo. The Kant class is booming. Mr. Samuel Mordecai has about recovered. Mr. Wesley Campbell who has been away for a month, will return next Thursday. The W. C. T. U. at Carondelet gave an exhibition Tuesday eveningat Lafayette Hall. Much interest is taken in this temperance organization. Mr. Danl Seals, of Cleveland, Ohio, was in the city last week. His old friends and numerous acquaintances extended a cordial greeting to him. The many friends of Prof. C. F. Adams, now doing such successful work in Washington, were pained to hear of his reported illness. They earnestly trust he will soon be himself again. Mrs. D. E. Gordon has issued invitations to a card party to be given next Friday night, in honor of her husband's birthday. Mr. Gordon is one of the leading principals in the schools. He was married last September to Miss Otillia Wright. Mr. Lery Christy, editor ofthe Indianapolis World, has been in the city for several days. He is on a business trip. Mr. Christy was one of the interested audience at the Henry Ward Beecher memorial service by the Review Club. He also participated in the discussion. The Review Club at its last meeting considered from many points of view the life and character of Henry Ward Beecher, The exercises were highly interesting and instructive. H. Parker, D. E. Gordon, Prof. Agee, Mrs. S. D. Brown and otheis eulogized the celebrated deceased. Whist is and has been all the rage here and many of our best society people are experts in the game. For several weeks Messrs. C, H. Brown and D. E. Gordon have been contesting the honors with Messrs. H. D. King and A. D. Langston. Last Saturday these gentlemen met at the residence of Mr. King on south Jefferson avenue, at two o'clock, they played till half past sevn, stopping an hour for an elegant dinner prepared by Mrs. King. At the quitting, Messrs. King and Langston were found to be well in the lead. Messrs. Brown and Gordon departed for their homes with heavy hearts. Fort SnellingV How happy we are to witness spring again. Gallery target practice during the week. Private T. L. Smallwood has the best score, forty-eight out of a possible fifty. lie is a skillful marksman, formerly of the Mamons 9th Cavalry. Guard mounting was on the parade ground the 29th inst. The band trooped the line with its"usual military precision, and the guards were commanded to their post by Segt. Pope, whose miUtary bearing almost defies competition. I regret to announce the critical condition of Musician Brown, who has only a few weeks to serve to complete his enlistment, he has been in the post hospital for several months. He has sympathy of his many friends at the Fort. THE WILSON-DIAMOND glove contest last Monday night attracted about two thousand people to the Exposition Rink. The fight was to be fifteen rounds, but was given to Wilson at the close of the seventh round on a foul. Wilson had the best of each round and would in all probability have done his man but the police interfered and stopped the mill. Wilson left Wednesday on a sparring tour with* Chandler's combination, and I will be gone for three or four months. KNOTS..** iatrimonial,Tie with the Tongue but which cannot he Undone with tl*e Teeth. Seekers after Wedded Bliss. Mr. D. F. Scott aud Miss Johanna Harris, of Chicago. Mr. E. Smith and Miss Laura Robinson, of Harrisburg, Pa. Mr. William Porter and Miss Nora D*3n,ofNorwalk Ohio. Mr. John Dehoney and Miss Hattie Bell, of Wyandotte, Kan. Mr- Louis Jones-andMiss- Mary QMham, of Wyandotte, Kan. Mr. Jesse Carter and Miss Ella Andrews, of Wilkesbarre, Pa. Mr. Isaac Winters and Miss Lizzie Harris, of Memphis, Tenn. Mr. W. H. Wheeler and Miss Fannie Edwards, of Lousiana, Mo. Mr. Howard A. Lewis and Miss Mattie Ousters, of Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. Frank Horton and Miss Mary E. Carrington, of Raleigh, N. C. Mr John Smith and Miss Georgia Wyman, of Montgomery, Ala. Rev. C. M. J. Clark and Miss Carrie Moss, of Yellow Springs, Ohio. Mr. Paul Severn and Miss Hattie Richardson, of New Orleans, La. Mr. George W. Robinson and Miss Dora Porter, of Leavenworth, Kan. Mr. Solomon Anderson and Miss Laura B. Roles, of Philadelphia, Pa. Minneapolis. Mrs. L. H. Reynolds is slowly improving in health. Mr. and Mrs. H.~W. B. Greer, visited St. Paul, Monday. Mrs. Freeman, of Milwaukee, is visiting with Mrs. Mitchell this week. The genial face of J. Q. Adams was seen on our streets Sunday morning. Gentle spring smiled benignly on our fair city Wednesday. Highly appreciated. During the present school year 14,575 pupils have been admitted to the public schools. The rally at the Second A. M. E. Church Sunday netted $32.75 for the building fund. Quite a number of the "boys" were down to the capitol Monday, to witness the Wilson-Diamond mill. Mrs. Johnson, wile of Rev. Johnson, of the Baptist Church, left last week to join her husband in Arkansas. Miss Annie Nelson, of Chicago, was in the city the guest of Miss Mortie Gray, she left for her home Wednesday. Madame Alice Mink Cooley, of St. Paul, will sing a solo at the Easter services of the Second A. M. E. Church nextSunday. WHATS the matter with going to J. p. Balls' to get your photos. He takes pictures in first-class style for three dollars per dozen. Mrs. Williams has removed from 3rd avenue to more commodious quarters in the Glyndon House on 3rd street, south. She now has a large and comfortable hotel. Last Friday evening a most pleasant little informed reception was tendered to Miss Annie Nelson, of Chicago, by Miss Ella Underwood at the residence of Mrs. Celia Falls. The occasion was a most enjoyable one to all present. Married at the residence of Chas. Hicks, 2313,12th avenue, south, by Rev. L. H. Reynolds Mr. A. H. Drake, of Stillwater, and Mrs. Sarah Anderson, of th's city. Ceremony at 5 p.m., Wednesday. The couple left immediately for Stillwater. The latest novelty in church sociables will be a spelling match, April 7th, at 110, Washington avenue, for the Second A.M. E. Church. Spelling books are in great demand just now. F. E. Wilson of the Ardmore will have charge of the spelling effort. Among the social events of the week rhere was none more delightful than a card party given Saturday evening by Mrs. Lucreta Newman Coleman at her residence No. 517, Tenth avenue, south, in honor of Miss Annie Nelson, of Chicago. Those present were: Mesdames Celia Falls, George Barnett Misses Luella Underwood, Mortie Gray, Roberta Coleman,andMary Godett.of St. Paul Messrs. W. A. Hazel, E. Perkins, W. A. Gilispie, R. J. .^ewis, R. Gray, and Geo. Harrison, Chas. James and J. Q. Adams, of St. Paul. The supper table presented a de ightful combination of beauty, elegance and good cheer. The hostess is a very charming lady and the affair was most recherche in every particular. The Mozart Club was organized last October, by request of Rev. L. H. Reynolds, pastor in charge of the Second A. M. E. church of this city, for the purpose of giving concerts and other entertainments, for the benefit of the building fund of the church. The members at first were very zelous in their work and gave a concert about the middle of December by which they cleared $30. Soon alter however, intoxicated by success they began to grumble of doing so much for the church,although nearly all were members. Dissatisfaction caused discussion and some of the members withdrew. Those that remained in the club renounced their government and adopted another, which provided that half the proceeds of all concerts or entertainments given by them, should go to their treasury, and, that the same should be "equally divided among the members for their services. The club gave a concert on the 17th inst., but the talent which brought them success at other concerts was chiefly conspicuous for its absence, and, to add to the discredit of the distinguished society a dance concluded the programme. Now we do not wish to denounce the young members but admonish them of the errors of their ways. Locals. MATTIE WINBORN, of Detroit, Mich., fsin the city. MB. A. MYBICK, of Minneapolis, was the city yesterday. THE county building will be supplied with eleetric lights in a few days. Mas. MABSHALL SAI/TEB presented her husband a bouncing baby boy last week MRS. ELLA ALLEN, who has been ill for several weeks, is again able to be out. NED LYONS wanted in Milwaukee for the burglary of a safe was arrested here last Tuesday. JOHN J. BLACK was re-elected chief of the fire department for the next two years, Monday night. MB. MILTON FOGG, who has been suffering from a severe attack of quinsy for several days has recovered. ST. PAUL is to have a new theatre by next September, to cost in the neighborhood of $100,000. Sackett and Wiggins, proprietors. FOB RENTThree nicely furnished rooms, in private family, pleasantly located.Enquire at No. 173 Charles street. References exchanged. TUE Merchants hotel which has been under the proprietorship of Col. A.Education, Allen since 1873 has been sold to Mr. F. R. Welz who took possession yesterday ONE week from to-morrow Lent ends and at the same time spring costumes will be ripe. There are some gorgeous toilettes preparing for their debut Easter. THE entertainment by the Mite Society at Pilgrim Baptist church, Thursday night was a very delightful affair and was well attended and was a success in every way. MB. JOHN SCHUMAKEB, of the Campbell Printing Press and Manufacturing Ca.yia in the city. He-is herefor the purpose of putting in a new job and book press for Mr. H. P. Hall. GET your photograph taken by J. P. Ball, No. 221, Niqollet avenue, Minneapolis. He only charges$3.00 dozen and will pay the railroad fare of eyeiy customer from St. Paul. Grab it quick. IT is settled that ministers will hereafter under a late act of the legislature be compelled to pay [full fare on railroa is while traveling to points in he State, but may obtain half fare tickets to pointB outside of Minnesota. TUBNER HALL was the scene of revelry and fun Monday night on the occasion of the soiree given by the Eureka Dauc- ingClub. The officers of the club are: John Cunningham, president Scott Blake, vice-president J. A. Williams, secretary P. Reid, treasurer Chas. Narciese, manager. The hall was well filled with a merry, good-natured gathering, bent on crowding as much enjoyment into one night as possible. The best of order prevailed and all who were present had an enjoyable time. AMONG the customs in vogue in the Saintly City, there is none more pleasant than that of giving birthday parties and while it is not confined to those who are still in their "teens," they seem to follow it with more zest than their older brothers and sisters. There have been several such parties lately, but none that excelled in point of general elegance the one given by Master Charles Fogg on last Monday, the fifteenth anniversary of his birthday at the residence of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Fogg, 53,E.6th street.There were present:Misses Nellie Griswold, Birdie Parker, Rosie Robinson, Viola Berry, Renie Bradbury, Emma Glover, Amie Fogg, of Minneapolis, Amelia Williams, Malinda Fogg Masters Charles Fogg, Willie Francis, Artrudol Lazenberry, James Doyer, Fred Jones, Charlie Parker, Milton Fogg, Jr., and Albert Fogg. The little folks enjoyed themselves immensly, plajing games of all kinds, winding up with a pleasant little dance. The supper was very elegant and elaborate and was one of the most enjoya le featu es of the occasion. Master Fogg was the recipient of a number of handsome presents from his friends, among which were the following: Autograph album, Viola Berry handsome red plush collar and cuff case, Masters J. A. Dover, W. T. Francis, F. A. Jones handkerchief, Linda Fogg beautiful card, Emma Glover aligator collar and cuff boxes and card case, .Artrudol Lazenberry perfume and Russia pocket book, Chas. and Birdie Parker handkerchiefs, Nellie Griswold $1.00, Mr. Emraett Simpson scarf, Rosa Robinson hammered brass broomcase,Amelia Williams bo-x of. paper and birthday card,, Lurena rv* _, WiU w Bradberry. Among the older folks who were present, and enjoyed the occasion as well as the children,were:Mr.and Mrs Charles Fogg and Mr. and Mrs. H. W. B. Greer, of Minneapolis Mr. and Mrs. Alex Cooley Mesdames Thomas Griswold, Ella Allen Hiss Maggie Fogg Messrs. James Dickinson, NealBoyce, James Fogg and J. Q. Adams. .50 PER YEAR. NEWS NUGGETS. Extracted from the Mine of Miscellaneous Matters, on our Claim,antl Assayed for our Del vers after Knowledge. Notice the Output. The "Colored Citizen," of Cincinnati, has not "turned up its toes." Bishop Payne is writing a book entitled "Divine Type of Womanhood." Mr. John Brown, colored, has been appointed letter carrier in Newark, N. J. v/x uBumt Miss Lizzie Brown, colored, issteno* -^^m^psm^m&isl' 'grapher in a law ffice-ef iirand Rapids,"* Mich. The white and colored barbers of St. Louis, Mo., have formed a protective union. Mr. J. W. E. Thomas, colored, has been nominated by the Republicans of Chicago, as South Town Clerk. Hon. J. Milton Turner has sued Chas* Starkes, of St. Louis, Mo., for $10,000 damages, for burning him in effigy. Miss Harriet Louise Smith, colored, is the head of the Department of Drawing and Penmanship in Livingston College of Boston, Mass. The Colored Lone Star State Fair As* sociation has been organized at Fort Worth, Tex. They propose to give a State fair this fall. The Johnson Brothers Colored Con* cert Co., re-organized in Winona, Minn, in March and have made a successful tour through Wisconsin. Jacksonville, Fla., has seven colored men who are worth $100,000 each, thir* teen who are worth $75,000, an1 twice that number who are worth $50,000. Mr. Newton Hamilton for constable, and Rev, W. Wright for the Board of are among the candidates for the coming election in Lawrence, Kan. Mrs. Ella Taylor and Jake Finkleborg, both colored, of Memphis, Tenn., have filed suits against the Memphis City Railroad Co., for $5,000 damages each for injuries received. Mr. J. M. Nimbulu, a native of Natal, South Africa, graduated from the Chicago Medical College this week. He will return to his native country to practice his profession. Mrs. Sarah Scheffer, the colored woman, who was purchased from her owner by Plymouth Church at Mr. Beecher's suggestion in 1860, and given her freedom, is still living at Peekskill, N. Y., where she has a little place, and sells ihickensand eggs for a living. Rev. J. A. Cole, of Africa, in an ad dress before the convention of churches and christians at Chicago, Thursday, said he believed that most of the evils the colored people were suffering from, were attributable to Masonry and secret societies. He was a central figure in the convention. The statement which is going the rounds of the colored press.that Prof. F. Adams, now teaching German in Washington, D. C. was recently stricken with paralysis, is unfounded. It originated from the fact that he had a slight attack of vertigo, from which he recovered in a day or two. The Robert Brown Elliot School of Technology was incorporated in Birmingham, Ala., last week, by A. L. Scott, Samuel Roebuck, W. R. Pettiford. Geo. Turner, J. H. Thompson, Sandy Goodloe D. A.Williams, A.T.Walker, R. C. O. Benjamin and J.T.Jones. This is the first school of the kind for colored people in the United States. Great excitement exists among the colored people and ignorant whites along the base of the Kenesaw Mountain in Cobb and Gordon counties, Georgia. A colored girl, who claims to hold converse with the angels, piedicts the end of the world preceded by earthquakes, whirlwinds and fire, on the first Saturday in December. As if to confirm her prophecy, a Greek cross, evidently of rainbow origin, has appeared several times over the Kenesaw Mountain, and, after hanging for half an hour, slowly dissolved. Chicago, 111. Mr. W. N. Williams has returned to St. Paul. Miss Nannie B. Pointer has returned from St. Joseph, Mich. The APPEAL is kept on file at the Estella restaurant, 446 State. The various Sunday schools of the city met in a union, Sunday afternoon at Quinn Chapel. 'Hardstew' issoliciting for the Chicago department of the APPEAL, news of interest may be sent to him at 1448 State. Mr. Jerome Wallace has gone to Louisville, Ky., where he will accept a position with the L. N. A. & C. R. R. Co. as machinist. Mrs. A. Boyer, who has been visiting hea sister Mrs A. Pointer, returned to St. Joseph, Mich., Friday, accompanied by her daughter. Rev call tenderefdSt. him by th Bi rd Wilkins, Paul, acce te hase Bethesda Baptist church of this city. He will assume the pastorial charge at once. Messrs. A. A. Wesley and J. M. Nimbulu graduated from the Medical College of this eity.- The former expects to travel south, and the latter will practice^ in his native country, Africa. WHM y^l

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