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ATfBDAY, MAY «. 1W7.
I orK cHiitcflii.:
R.) Chnnh. Mat St.
SfiwW- r.l II) a. m. and 8 p. m. Snad**'
*-^0.! ..i.! (1. in. Iter. P.P, AUTOX, pi^
('hurl'll. Graham Street. Ser*
;l [1. «n. and 8 p. m. Sandaf-
I 16 a. m. Rcr. E. M. CoLisTT.
Church. Soath Church St.
n( II n. m., S p. m. and 8 p.
--I1011I at 1 p. m. Rer. A.
(cr Kaotitt ChUTab. Eaat Seoond
11 n. ra..'8p.
l-.y-Kihool at I p. I
ti-rUn Church, comer Sereuth
ftiiti ‘ iiuv’o Sti Scrricce nl 8 p.
K p. III. SiiiiiUy-ncbool at 10 a. n
It. 1' \V(,-iiE. jaiftor.
Cliiili.ii Chaprl. (A. M. E. Z.) Mint St.
.STVK-'ii at 11 a. m..* 8 p. ID. and 8 p. m.
Suiul'.y-iclinol at I p. m. Her. M. Slips,
Mv'.li Itock. (A. M. E. Z.) E St. „.
at 11 a. m., 3 p.'ra. and 8
Itin WVkJOBXHX, pastor.
Wa wQI Hake rtUa fcr tk« ni
*ary low. Now if jroa waat to vaks
a (obw^tiOQ fraa with linU troaMe.
wrilftto ufor tanna.. .
If your paper baa a bine
croaa mark, it trill be stopped
till vnii pay up. Wo cannot coDtinuo
to t-viid if to you without some moncy
Pleaxf pay up and let ua continue it
Peraoua desiring aituations ns cooks,
nururr. :.nd laborers generally, whi
desire omploymcnt, and persons it
need of such kelp, trill do well to call
on A. W. Calvik,
at bis Store. West Trade St
.0 the Cun-
.Miss .Annie Connor, of Daviakon
College is in the city,
r fn reading tbe letters in this issue,
don't fell to read our Columbia letter.
Justice Woods of the Supreme Court
of tbe U, S. died in Washington lasi
Tlou. James G. Blaine will sail with
bis family for Europe on tbe 8th of
Our city is now decorated with
flags and bunting, and plants the
■ppcnrancc of the 4tb of July, .
The editor goes to Fayetteville to
day, and will probably go to Wash
ington i)eat week.
Tbo eonitnuiilcBilon concerning
Clinton Cbapi-1 Sunday-school came to
us too lati' for this issue.
The W. r. tcli'gruph ofilou Is being
Dori.-'] from tbo old slau‘
tral hotel building.
X. si W.-diiiiaday Week Is ('(itnmcDce.
iB'ntdsyai Biddle, Livingstone and
fie Fayetteville .Normal,
Ihe Qiivat and one of leading bar-
bcnihQ[>« uf Chester, S. C., is owned
and nianagad by a lady.
The colored- edilore of Alabmua.
faeld a convention at Selma on the bth
Inst. Eleven pap-rs were rcpreieted.
Prof S G. .Atkins, of Liviogstoue
Collcge, came down last * Thursday
evening, and spoke for Rev. Wm.
Johnson at bis entertainment.
About two hundred persons passed
tbrougb tbe city last Wednesday after
noon for AVa'Iiington, from Georgia
ind Soath (‘ar ilina.
Rev, F, R. Howell of the Concord
Star was in the city this week and at-
tendol the concert by the graded
'^'c liaTC yeoelvod a copy of tbe Aye.
■ weekly paper pnblii^ed at Allen
roiviTtity, Columbia. S. C., by Prof.
J. W. Morris.
This paper is printed early this week
as the printers want to jubilate oa the
20lk. We will fivf you the news
If yon want to see a pa)>er live asd
newsy, never get in debt to it, but
subscribe and pay and never make a
habit of leading to a neighbor (hat is
too mean to take R hinHif
If yon have a neighbor who doca
Dot lake this paper lend it to himonee
so be may aao what it is.bat don't lend
it to him a VAfW time, but tell him tbe
priae and how he may get it.
Titc Preiddeot tad Mn. ClevoUad
gave a state dinner to Ofneen Kapi^
lioB of the flawaHan lelaads, Isiit
week. Tbe Queea w a fall Uaad
Negro, aad is viaitiag this eoaatry.
The Cabbet oSm aad (heir wlvaa
atUaded->-cxaepc Oarlaad aad l«Wi
fc aaya ifc# yrma, •
^ The eolored Stata toacfciii iutitute
will be held at KittreU Springe, open
ing tbe 22nd of Jun*. Pare will be
reduced to 2o and 2^ per mile.
We failed to give much local nows
last week beeaase we were out of the
city. We have been away again this
week bcuee we come up short again.
Next Monday week ia annual deco
ration day of the graves of Fodcrel
■oildiers. Preparations are being
made for appropriate ceremonies in
Tbe Lancaster Higb School eloses
next Friday. Pfof. J, L. Battle of
Livingstone College will deliver the
address. Mr. A. W. Wcathingti
classmate of Prof. Battle, is the prin
The HorneU Nest Riflemen of this
city have decided not to go to tbe Na
tional drill at Washington. Qnito a
number'of our citixens will go. Tbe
soldiers will go to MarcbcadCity later.
The Carolina Central road is now
the quickest and best way to go to
Charleston. The day train makes
lose connection at Wadcsboro for
Charleston and it is twenty miles
shorter distance than the Columbia
Tbe election is two weeks from next
.Monday and if you have not registered
time you wore looking after it.
ae can vole who is not registered.
[i is tbe duty of every.man to take tbo
morel aide in such qnestions.
The MxasiNaiB acknowledges re
ceipt of an invitation from Prof. E. E.
Smith, to attend the commencement
■xercises of tbe Slate normal at Fay
etteville, Tbnreday, Juno Snd. It is
b(>autifal Invitation. There are
The 4th Sunday in June ia the day
Bxed by the law of Sion church to
raise special collections for tbe college.
Tbe proper interpretation of the law is,
make special efforts, and turn over
ull collected throughout the day to tbe
college fund." Ministers, tupepn-
lendoDta, members, your duty is plain
On aoeount of our absonec last week
our haste in making up news caused
us to neglect to mention
in oureU changes
-..y oflBcnrs. As noted before,
' 'here was no change in clerk and trea
surer, tax eoUeetor, street commission-
•r and cemetery keepers. Cspl. Stilt
was dropped and ex-sbrriff W. F.
Griffith elected chief of police. Ileury
Hill, George Farrington and D. P.
Hunter were dropped from the police
force and B. F. Powell, Ed. Rigb
and C. McNclis put on in their place
Tbe Graded Beheol Coocert.
The concert by the teachers, friends
and pupils of tbe graded school came
off lost Tuesday night at the 7th St.
was published in these colnmns last
week. It was carried nut to tbe gret-
iflcaijoD of all ^ircicnt. The friends
onteido of the school assisting, were :
Mr. and Mrs. J E. King. Mr. W. E.
Foster, Mie.s Mary Poster, Messrs.
Thompson and Rice of Biddle.
The instruments were all used to
perfection, and itwaaweU said: Prof.
Ratley played like an old stage “fid
dler” while Will Focler’s claronet
noted the roosic to perfection. Mrs.
Alston’s performanoe on the piano was
enjoyed by all. Some of the pieces
deserving special mention are: “Some
day I'll wander back”—King, baas;
Thompoon, tenor; Hiss Hayes, alto;
Mrs. King, soprano. The eomte song
“pro pbnndo basso” was most excel
lently rendered by the same persons,
except Mr. Bstley tang the tenor.
Tbe last ehoTH: “Softly treading,
silcoee keop,” was aa well rendered as
eonld be by profrasionaU. It is a
beantifal song and tbo ebildraa abowod
careful training na well aa fno voicas
and good masieai talenC
Tbe “lalkiwg medley” by three
boye aad Ibree girU waa (be moot
■mailing pieee of tbs owening. We
eannot deaeriba it. but any if tiusoon*
oart la over repaated bo ooro to boar
for yooibalf. Tbe attoadanee was good,
tbo eadianoe boiag mado ap of tbo
baatpaaflaof^oHy. I>b lagrattad
faalw lift tfwato «ai Miif
The weather at this masoa la qnito
Comiaeneeiiant nereiaea soam to be
the topic of the day jut new.
The graded school will close
Wednesday. Friday they will give a
picnic. In next week’s iuue we hope
give tbe readers and friends of ed
ucation the entire programme of exer
cises given by tbe little ones.
Some one wishes to know if it be
true, thst Fayetteville baa elcotriqity
within her limits. We answer boldly,
we have—«nd if disputed, we say
again, come and tee, and the Brel
noticeable feature that will attract you
•fter getting off the cars will be the
reflect of that beautiful and brilliant
Tbe Independent Order a>f Good
Templars held a gospel temperance
meeting in Uielr hall Sunday afternoon
at 4:80 o’clock, ^he exereisea were
good and tbe gentlemen who spuki
won laurels for themselves. The A
M. E, Z. Sunday school furnished ex-
cellcot music for (he occasion.
Rev, H. 8. McDuffie will preach
the annual sermon for the Sutc Col
ored Normal school, Sunday, May 29.
The Literary Address will be delivered
by Frof- 0. H. Williams, June let.
Among the visitors, (of our so-called
town of hospitality,) we had the p1i
of iDccting Mr. W. B. Hunter,
editor of iho Raleigh Outlook, and Mr.
A. L. Jeffries.
The Floral Exercises of Evans'
Chapel Sunday school, will take place
Sunday afternoon of tbo 22nd. Quite
an interesting programme is cxptHstC'l
and the ladies will try to cxcvll lisi
year ia tbo decoration,
■The members of the I. 0. 0. G.
Templars will give an icecream enter
tainment at (heir ball on the evening
of the 19tb. We anticipate an hour
or two of pleasure.
.At a regular meeting of Cape Feai
Lodge, I. 0. G. T-, on Monday night.
May IStb. the following officers were
installed by the G. W. C. T:
J. B. McKoy, W. C. T.
Mrs Sarah McLauren, W. V. T.
R. B. Williams, W. Sce’y.
R. MoN, Willi—s. W. F. See'y.
Rev. C. Kclly^W, Trci*
Rev. J, M
T • —11, Chaplain.
..onn Wright. W. M.
.Mrs. Ilenrieatta McDonald, W. G.
Joseph Oillia, W. Sent.
.May 17, 1887.
Hr. ABdentm, of the Aaaph Clib,
will taka bti dapartara for tba North
Ib a fsw days.
Miia Ida T. Evans will spend tbe
Snmmer months in- Sumter. 8. 0.
while Miss M. J. Mallett will rusti-
Ato at Southport dnriug the month of
Miss La3I. Smith hss p'remised
shake hands with Prof. J. C. Prieo
at KittreU, N. 0., on June 22d.
Mrs. Dr. Sbober is booked for Fay
Hr. Hunter, of the Outlook, was in
tbe city during tbe past week.
Rev, A. J. Chambers will com
mence hia camp-meeting some time
ihia or next month.
Rumors are that there will bo a
real estate office opened hero soon by
two of our young men. Good.
A certain widower of only 48 sum
mers cannot be seen with the girls of'
16 any more. He says they are com
Miss Annie E. Reid, who acted ai-
orderly sergeant in the flag drill a:
CJity Hall on Monday night last, i*
entitled to much praise for (lie man
ner iu which she bandied the glitter-
ing sword while giving the comniaud!-
the company. She is well equip
ped, and makes a first-class officer.
The drill wa.s composed of girts, and
ill in full uniform.
The Central Baptists will give ai
ntertainment soon in (be Opi-n
House. T c pluy will be • Piim
fore,” with Miss Charity Franklin u-
Mrs J. A. Whined, of AVarri-iil..i.,
. C.. is ill the city, the '
'r.parents. .Mr. and .Mr*. W R.
Miss Julia A. Aun-y is in Tarl.or ,
but will soon return 10 her Wilming-
n home and friends. Jersb.
There arc several colored pape^
which, if not published distinctively
party papers, have repablioai.
tendencies. The Cbarlutte MasexM-!
'pnblieau paper. ItsEdii^
W. C. Smith, is a forcib’
Mf tadnettau la prices of I^dlM Tlsltaa and K«w Markets. Look at oar IS.
TMtaa. About 4S suits fd
Ready Made Glothinq
At a a* Beductioa. Christmas Goods in 01ov«, Kerchiefs, Jlnflii
Ac. Gent's Kids, Foster Dooks. at Si .SO.
In Ladies'. Gents' and Children's Underwear thU week. Embn«ered Cashaarej
Scarfs, Clashmere Shawls—all shades. Nice lino of GenU Neckties and CiavaU. ^
HARGRAVES & ALEXANDER,
E. M. ANDREWS,
Has tbe Largest and Most Complete Stock of
IF" TJ E IsT Z T TJ E E
In North Carolina.
COFFINS & METALLIC CASES.;
Pianos and Qrgans
Of the Best Makes 01
Ixiw Prices and E.-isy Tcrnis.
Ohickering Pianos, Arion Pianos.
Bent Pianos, Mathushek Pianos,
Mason & Hamlin Pianos.
Mason & Hamlin Organs, Bay State
Organs, Packard Organs,
h. .M. A.NDREWS, : Tilvde Street. Cuari.otte, N. ' ,
Star of Ztnn is a
A meeting was held on last Wednes
day evening to elect an orator for me
morial day. Mr. A. Sumner was
-unanimously chosen president for the
day. W, L- Henderson and David
Brown ere put in nomiu* '00 ' "
orator. Rov, D. Brown was eleote.-.
Both gentlemen mentioned are bright
BODS of Rowan. Mr. Ueodenon will
graduate soon from the higb class at
Livingskonc College. Ho is a young
man of abilly and brains and had he
been favored with the honor ho woaid,
DO doubt, have made a favorable im-
pre.ssioD on tbe minds of those who
arc so much opposed to young men on
account of their age and discourage
home talent. Mr. Henderaoo would
in all probability have reflected credit
upon his native toirn. Rer. Brown
is one of Biddle's noble sobs and bas
made several creditable appearances
before the public, while his ability as
a divine is firmly established. We
earnestly hope Urge uumbera will be
present, May 80tb to bear hia Beble
effort aad also to engage in the patri
otic and gratefnl work of deeoraling
the graves of the Union aoldiers.
Mr. E. Brown has been elected Chief
Marshal. We regret this ehoiee for
one reason, U removes aa old and
bitbfnl mao who bai nuirdhtned tbe
forees on this noted ooeuion for 17
years and wo would have been glad
him enjoy that poaitioa, whieh
he BO well filled, untill he u eallod to
join the boot above.
Headersoo t Bro. ^ Btaking great
pre|Nirations to haveyslritars aad the
geBoral pablie ,M|^iad with those
ihiaga Mtufylag to the iaaer mb,
■ad also will hawa uw haai aU eoeUag
•ad refreahiog drinha—neh ae^
mA miBeral waters, UmoaBdas, -iae-
lad beet ef all, ■ilh-ahaksa
Mda by lha aav tightaiaf afcakar.
AU aaa hwilad la aaU Mi«M «haa.
.arao paper, and is well edited
It deserves special mention for its able
and inlcligcnt treatment of all edu-
uational and iodnsirial qui-siions.
The Oiillook at Kalt-igli coolaiDi- arli-
cb-s which show ability, and sn iudr-
pi-ndcnco of thought and rxprt-Bsion
which is refreshing.—Gre^iirbciro
Among (he papers of our Statu tb
Charlotte Mbssxxgbr stands a- tin
leader in Negro j^umalisiu. Tb.
questions with which Bro. .Smith deal,
are skillfully bandied, and thry are
always live in their nature This pa
per and The Outluok, with the other
Negro journris of the State, sliouhi
large support from our peo-
all the citixens,—Haltigh
At tbe union depot at Chester. S
C., the R. & D. railroad company em
ploy a colored baggagcioastnr He
was some time baggage master on the
narrow guage road from Lenoir to
Union men nnmbering about 200.
employed in all tbe breweries in San
FranciMO, were discharged Saturday
Tbe Strongest Nan In Ohio,
is said to be Oco. C. Arnold, of
Cleveland, 0., who. Icsa than oncyi'ai
ago, owing to chronic liver troubl.'
and Bright's disease of the kidneys,
weighed leas than niaety-five pounds,
bat by using Dr. Harter's Iron Tonic
has gained in strength and weight
until DOW bo » admitted to be tbe
giant of Ohio.
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