Birth Clipping from Boston Sunday Post, Sun, Dec 26, 1897.

Clipped from US, Massachusetts, Boston, Boston Sunday Post, December 26, 1897

Colored People Sing and Dancein Music Hall.THE SPINDLE CITY WON OUT.Alexaoder Douglass and Miss Ida Vigal Carried Off Honors.CAKE WALK AT MINOT HALLMore than 200) people npent Christmas night in Music Hall at the cake walk. There was a meiry three hours for the company of colored artists who furnished, the programme, composed of twenty or more colored women and men, who occupied the big stage.William Washington, a champion cakewalker, presided in the centre, while James Grundy and W. A. Cook made Ideal end men. Grundy and Cook were royal entertainers. It was an evening of laughter, an entertainment not surpassedby the finest minstrel show.The lengthy programme was dividedinto two parts, equally enjoyable, singing and dancing and a genuine Southern cake walk. The troupe are dancers of excellent ability and received repeated encores. A somewhat novel and altogether pleasing opening was given to the entertainment. The entire chorus, from behind the scenes, sang “Old Kentucky Home.” When the curtain arose there appeared an “animated song sheet,” the heads of eight male singers forming the first eight notes of the favorite Southern melody. The following programme was given*.