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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1883, Trenton, New Jersey VOL. I. NO. l'i 9. First Hdilion. KXPKLLEl) FROM CHURCH. A COLORED CONGREGATION'S TROUBLE Why Mr. ami Mm. Been From tlie Menj of St. I'mil'M A. M. K.--Oueer Com- plications Likely to Arise a .Mortgage. _ There is trouble among the congregation of St. L'aul's A. M. K. Chinch on Willow ..street. It has been wc.lsioned through the announce- ment in a local newspaper by Rev. T. W. Johnson, the 1'astor, that Armstead Billips and .Mary Summers' have been expelled from the circle of the faithful. No reason for .the expulsion was assigned. j 'Mn order to get at the facts a Tl.MKS reporter wended his way through the winding, circuit oT Fowler, Ik-lv'idere and the adjoining streets, where, the people of St. Paul's Church chielly reside. All talked "freely oh theTnafter" of explnsiou, which appeared to be the.Yippermost topic among them, sided with the minister, but many also criticised his action severely. Mrs. .Mary .Summers was found house-clean- ing ter residency jiettr the westerly terminus of Befvidere street. She is a tall, able- -bodicd colored woman, and she had no hesi- tancy in uaburdemng her mind to the re- jjort'-'r. IIKH DKKSS TOO WOfcLW.Y. tmttble lu-tvveen and Mr. John- son, she explained, dated back to the cauiu, at Florence Heights last Fall. He insulted her Ix-caUse her husband, had seyjired the refreshment sliiiid, which he_wanted for a friend of his own. The first subsequent ultimatum of his enmity towards her displayed at. evening service a few months ago, when she appeared wearing a hat with light-colored ribbons, which she regarded as simply setting in the shade uH tin (Vther headgear in the. chtmji. Mr. Johnson, in the 'course of his sermon, mentioned that the mothers of Israel used to be known by their modest dress, hut nowadays they attired themselves like giddy Mrs. Summers, who is quite.a took the remark home to but miid bet re- venge when the minister, a levy weeks' later, invited tlie ladiesLof .the. church tojneetjijni at a semi-social gathering, for, while all the others attired themselves In gay-plumed she simply wore her last Summer's calico sun- bonnet. Mr. Johnson understood the slight, and the chasm which had previously divided pifetur and sister was now broadened ten-fold. Hefme Mr. to- the last Conference, he called another meeting of the congregation to obtain -signatures to a petition for his return to the church for another year. Mrs. Summers told htm she would ivot Fign the petition. Ann- stead .Btllfps, CAminmm the Church Trus- tees, and another meinbei took .the same view as Summers, and said they thought the minister should seek another call. Mr. John- win, according to the statement of Mrs. Suni- vH-rymuch- excited and demanded their reasoius, but whvn she arose to state hers her ilp. ami told tier she had enoilgTi to attejjJjo liius dicss. She replied hotly, that she woukl never listen, to him preach again, and (he meeting then broke up. Jjjwt Sunday week, after .-Mr. Johnson had been returned for another year. Mrs. Summers put he-r resignation in and sent it in. Instead of accept- ing it, the minister announced her ex- pulsion and in, her own words, "defamed her in the public papers." She thinks of appear- ing against the Con- ference. Tluit lie Armstead ISillips' course, at any rate. His expulsion, alleged to br on the same grounds as- Mrs. Snmuiers', is apt to involve the congregation in serious 'difficulty, there is u heavy mortgage on tlic -Church Mild for tliisi lie of.t.h'p1 Trustees, is mainly responsible. The holders of the mortgage will look to him for payment, and not to the ministers. Many members of the congregation express themselves unable to understand how so important a pillar of Church can be dispensed with. Uoth expul- sions are table-talk morning, noon and night in all the coLwxed households of the city. TIIK PASTOR'S STATKMKNT. The KPV. Mr. Johnson, pastor of the Church, sriv's the charge which Mrx Hummers was expelled was the uste of immoral language against the ministui in open congregation. Two of the members of the rhnrch, ttetfrge Van Slckc] and FamuwJ" Lyons, made the e her and the trial came off be- tlie In -the- mmn- e, Hi n Johnson brought a charge against Ai.nsteud f'illips tor falsehood. Hill: i- i hi i u ler in Mrs. Summers' house on tBelviM'i, Mrs. Summers had been sununoncd-to In-fore the congregation to answer the iinrge against her, but instead of responding, the pastor states, she took her written summons, together with the of to his house .left, it there. a. maik of her The congregation then went on and tried her in her absence, and unanimously found her guilty of the, charge. The result of the verdict at the hnuHu of the pan tor Irom the church, a wnrse which, under 'the i bi nh be has authority to take. Mrs Sninuiets. alniiit tbesaiiK the summons w a.s de.li veied toiler, r re-iirn.itt m u. uiuui" r 'I -TKENTONVFHIftAY AFTEHNOONVM AY 11, lufetf. expulsion Hillips has aecosted the'pastor on t THK KKiHT O'CLOCK CONCEKT. the street, the latter stales, and nuentioned hLs j right expel that hi- had not A Smut. Fine been duly summoned. The junior replied Home Talent, that he would have had the to appeal to I The O'clock Club, a local musical so- tht> (Quarterly Coui'urfuee had he appeared at ciety that near holidays, gavi-, the investigation in rtspouse to the __Minniions. a private conceit at the Opera Mouse but not having done so he could not blame before a very large and. tiihhiouable anybody but himself for the result. The pas- I audience thai was present by invitation. The tor claims that the saint persons have caused stage was set in extreme neatness. 1'otted trouble in the church during the pastorate jlowers wen- ranged in front, and behind the other ministers. An Account of Hie Operation ol the y.ation During'the 1'ant Year, The seventh annual report of the Women's Christian Tejnperam-e I'nion lias liMp issued. ral die-play sat the members of fhe iu utHn.bt-r.. The arms of the. club, in the shape of a huge dial iwith the hands'at eljihi wcie niispended the. tties. Mr. T. J. Macl'lrerson, Jr., the leafier, raised his baton on tMn, and the It shows the growth of the.temperance work during the past year. Weekly are heJd in the rooms of the Union at .No Fust State street, for the benefit of mothers having little children, who are, by this reawui, pre- vented from attending church. Tliere also" a juvenile department which is divided into classes, with teachers tor each class, the mi m hers of which Me iuJtrudcU in the prinripln' solo, Spring that opened tlw pro- gramme, was rendered with a precision and 1'ichnc.s.s that well- prefigured the general char- acter of'the concert. It is scarcely just to criticise a private con- cert through tlie'columns of a public journal. Hut the Light O'clock Club can readily sub- ject itself vvjthori( exception each selection was well rendered. :ill showed faitliful training ami i judicious leadei-sh, p. Especially this true tke choruses. The best oI time" was ke.pt Third Mi lion. LATKST NEWS BY WIRE. THE CAMPAIGN.AGAINST THE INDIANS. "A TIIK MORNING NKW8. at the leading of the World for Twenty-Kour The Berlin Hygienic Exhibition waa opened yesterday. McDaniel, of (ieorgia, was d yesterday. "T Forces iniihliilifi; to Crusli Out the Apaelu-H .'Murilcrt i Ji T an extensive _churucUrir and gave eliTploy- iiieiil to about I'.'o tnvii. such i. i lining, steamboat shafting and and Lmpnraim, ten week lestntd eight month- K _ i i axlis were Turned out br the estahlish-- lies, some ol-which are donated by inends-oi I r -r the Union I in yie place was destroyed j except, perhaps, some -portions of machinery which may yet be used; There VVILS an in- iif si l.i'dtl on the-establishment, ap- poitioned in the follow ing companies Koyal ot I.iverjiool, of_ Liverpool, oi J'lniadelpliia. s.i.uuii: 1 "he -insurance_ vcis by Sartiuel this inoveiiieiit of (ien. 1'iook across the .Mexican border is not only approved by his (ioveriuueiit. but thai (ien. Fiiero has iiistnietioiis to take the tii-bl in charge of the t in Chihua- hua toco-operate with (ien. Crook in the u'raiid Apache rouml-iip. A line oY -the combined KTTI i V 1, iu 51.10! ninniny high jumii by O'llarrinmn, iiuh.-s; Leavitt, 'H-l, in mile walk, by Coylc. >s-l. in hurdle rave by I'.nrr. lionlentow u. agent for .the above coni- --..-and also Secretary of the Standard "A Traiil. ..6T Anoflu-r Fire. A pefilioii i- K; signed by .the business men on Kust XJ, in O.ls The ltd yards' run resulted in a dead heat Messrs.-Hodge and in The limil heat was won by Mr.'Hodge. The pole vault was con- j ly O'Hai i iituin. and Tulei. Imili breaking the iuter-collegiatc recorti. Mr.-J Toler won, jumping 10 feel 1 O'Har- i riman's junip was 5> feet 11 inches. Throwing I the hammer was won by 77 teet 1' j inches the 'J'JO yards' 'dash, linal he-at. by Fell, '84, jmttiug llax- all, 'W3. feet inches: half-mile run, by Riggs, riuuiing broad jump, by Fell, 'H4, 1H feet; bicycle race, Mv Chester, 's4, iu H.M. The linal Jleat; of f lie tug-of-war In-tween. V-l and'XV Hte'decJsivc event uiMin day, by 'Hi, giving the Class cup. Lust evening the College Dramatic Associa- tion presented the play of" ftt Mercer Opera House, with an efficient caste. The audience was Very large. State between (ireene and Warren, south side, a-sking Siiniuel K. Wilson, owner ol' the linnicd Mitmsioii House, and .1. C. .Mount, ovvnef ol the to Jear down several rickefv obi buildings in the rear of the Mansion House, wUich are -a standing terror to the business Tiieli in the vicinity, who fear they will some- time take lire and burn mit all the adjoining buildings. v Art in H Show Window. Two .immense show have lately (berii constructed in the front of li. A. Don- nelly1'! clothing strur in- the Opera House South Jirecne street. This fore-' Vif Co. of New T "noon" ati ex Willaffl L. Adams, with Jessup York, arrived in the city and went to work to arrange the guudsin the windows. The work ha- b J ofis moments in makMig pencil sketches of all Andrew J. Smith, as attorney for u n _., n his cxilleaguf5. as ?tell as ot many of the wit- Jt (iixldiml. dealers of New York i heard John C.iudy, of defiinet (ilobe Company, his wife, Sai all F. and Josiab lies, one-of thf! Company's oHifers. The pur- pose is lo set aside two alleged fraudulent. J. -Academy street, i k rditinit- Meetings of the new will be held every two weeks in rooms to be hereafter chosen- the first inaile tiy Canriv n'nM wife to Hollies, and the second by to C.iiidv'.s wife Ille coin eVMliees An Fairly Kdltlon Itv AsSoeuted I'li't- tO THR TlMKS.. NKW Mtty -H-. The its iitrly nfnc I is. l.ntlimed fill pi'eselit. the tegular afternoon editions will Mppear. This change in in view of the approaching dullness of Hiiintiirr huviue'sx. 'I'he C'afliolle KnlghTs at a By Associated 1'res.s to THK TIMKS. -S'lv. Lot is, May. 11. -Tlii- Catholic Knights ot Amej-ie-a gave a banquet at the Siiuthern Hotel last 'niyht, which was a very cleuaiu alt'air, and WHS iMeiidril by. a larye -HUiirJwr of well-known, us. The Knights wilMndd tin ir linal ses- sion to-day. j_ AVInil Joseiili Alullett Saiil. By Assueiitiei] I're.ss l.i flu; i lM HI.IN. .1'i.seph Mullell. who wii.s yesterday convicted and sentenced to jieiial sor- v.itude for life for participating in the attempt to. JLUlJlej: Field, .exclaimed oil leaving thFllock after recriring his'sentenee, thai iic. iiontrt ge.t Tbetrish, he'Said, w on Id j e Toi him. TO-UAV'S STOCK illAItKKT. Messrs A and lloiul limkers of tliis Imtoii-ii deelinini.' .PriTi-s opened ttitllollt J'n ill! Ills! vvi-re ii in..st in', i-r, Mllli'iiiu'h vi-rv seii .iilslysii. 'I'lic i -u'lel-ed the It-elHR- -lire tv. NlMtville. whieH teit eriii" Ci-lilrnl I'.ii'ilie. which I'e'll I" lei'i.xerini; tn >liore tmielu'd 111'. ainiill to llli. The Im hi nee i if the list tlii'-tiiiited williiu I'mcli'iiial limits nud ill time iifu'i.inu' 1" pri-s- the inurket lieeninintr althoimh not JK-live ;i.< durinti'tin- lirreniHiii. The llurliiiytiui .V ('ompaiiy has deelari'd it.- til" id- nd ofj pi-r cent, piiynlile l.'i.lum.'h i- very .it I FHIL.M'KJ.l III K HutValn. I.'itt-. ,V l.eluirh i 'mil iunl NuvKiilii.ii.............. l.i Li'higji Centnil......................... Norlliern received by the AY it Kiiylaiul Springfield, show that the New Kngliind crop prospects are jjood. Levriis Carter, colored, convicted in South- ampton County, Va., the- murder of his has been sentenced to be hunted on The Cierman Reichstag has ordered ;nt in- into' the state of the atllucuts of the Rhine and a.s to the caiLie of the Hood in that river. Several liivincn weic badly burned yester- day at a lire in liridgeport, which t oeliiMiie House, u thrue-story tijieme.nt and Some York anil.New Knu- huid Railroad Coiupfiujvadded about cm- plovrcs to Its force, but it has decided lo of them. L The secured, and unsecured A- Tiitsmmti Co., of FiMsbtirK. the firm mi extension of live years yes- terday. Tho- liabilities' are Hi and "the asxuU __ _' _ 1_ _1 .It. was reported yesterday to tfie Siipreine CoiinciLof tin1 Catholic Knights of America, in session at St. 'Louis, l.uid Uicn puid tor the beiielit of widows and orphans since the ii bewail: a Di'spi-rule flougtu John Thorpe, a desperate ruflian, entered the ollice of J..C.. Stulljii veterinary surgeon on Cliancery street, last evening, ami anxions to pick a kicking about the room. Stnll remonstrated when Tho'i pe struck him in thejare. He then went out on the street and picked up a brick to throw at Stllll whelHhe liittj-r niched out and nun n y Vh e arins, ...SerueauL pencil to be passing at this oiiportune moment and Stull called him to arrfM the desperado. Thorpr -resisted the Sergeant and fought sit des- perately that assistance! had to be sum limned from the 1'olice Station. Sergeant I'.iine cainr a'pd together the felhtw Was conveyed to the Station House and locked up. Complaints for assault and battery and resisting an ollicei -li.ivii.been made apiinst him. Sot V NoltllWesI....... do do pd: Cliie., St. I'aul..........-...
ipon u h ii I >ieither of the accused atteljlpted to enter of William No. .J.JT stri-' tel'ilay niornillL' before I ij'ht. t> breakers in their pry opeiMi rear win- hail for trial. Dr. Vim Ihiyn.of Last Trenton, the i .an ol M.irnan'l he woman who wan nn ttir-UrOT tiV'B Mrs. rccovcriiiK. The chief trouble, the toi says w.is the loss of blood, which rendered the pal M ut iilmoit pulsclcsH lor nearly twu tlol'IM after tile iiMhituIL. a gathering of the friends of St Hnnpital in ttir rcrepTlon room of Omt iiiMtiMittttn DU .Sunday afternoon at four Thr fliffer'ent soeieties tiirnsof this city and vicinity will be, represent- ed. Tin purpose of the withering is to se.lect cotninittei to conduct the wmual picnic under the auspices of the Hospital authorities on the iflllh '.I I'.iultret liiigan, an inxine woman, umler I.HilLnM.ul in SL fro'll Ihat iliilmu :iiid tiled to dmwii heisell' in Shu w ah Tuscued by Charles man, who happened to hr prviing at the time, )i..... c. (ireeiiwood, I l-'eniielly, s, F.mslie, p.......'.. ili rth I. I'.. Householder. 1st orcoran, r. I___ It. It 1 1 I 1 I 1 1 0 1 3 I 2 0 i 8 1 -5 0 0 1 E. 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Totals. :M K) it; 37 21 4 'IRKNTOM. v Thatcher, s. s ijiiiulon, c.... Harkins, p I 'ronin, :M It l ioodinan, fst b b H.vUh I. f... Henry, r. I DelillillU, c. f Totals t 1. T.B. P.O. A. K. i i i .O 0, H 2 0 0 1 -8 333 2 10 0 1 0 3 000 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 27 17 11 I 89 Merritt..............0 1 :t O y 0 '2 8 Trenton...... ........1 0 0 I 0 0 0 0 4 Huns earned Merritt, '2: Trenton, 1. Home inn Fennelly. Two-base hits Emslie, Corcoran and Croniu. Double plays -Croniu ind (tood.nan-: Fennelly,
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