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A TRIP WEST
Mrs. Staples TockLung-Vita
Upon Advice of Her Sister
and Was Cured.
Mrs. Staples Took Lung-Vita Upon
Advice of Her Sister and Wat Cured.
"Three years ago I was in very bad
health. I had had a troublasome
cough for a number of years and my
physician advised me to go West,"
says Mrs. John L. Stapler of Larkins- j pure.
m OUT OF TOWN NOTES m
ville, Ala. "I wrote my sister about
my condition. She immediately sent
me a bottle (small size) of Lung-Vita,
urging me to .give it a trial. By the
time I had finished taking the bottle
I was beginning to feel like a new
woman, my cough was almost entire
ly gone. I then ordered a large bot
tle and when I had taken it I was
feeling so well, and mo cough at all,
that I did not get any more. I went
through the last two winters splendid
ly, something I had not done for years
The first "week in December last I
contracted a severe cold and my bron
chial tubes were terribly affected,
talk, and coughed badly. I dragged
along this way for a week or more,
then ordered' a bottle of Lung-Vita
(which had I done In the besrtnnlng
would have saved me much suffering).
I am now feeling well, with my voice
an strong and clear as usual and
cough almost entirely gone.
"I cannot say enough in praise of
Lung-Vita. I only wish every one
stfciirg iicm bronchial or1 lung
trouble would give it a trial. I
think it the grandest medicine In the
world and a God-send to humanity."
Lung-Vita is sold by druggists and
CHARLOTTE PIKE NOTES.
The Baptists of Charlotte pike, not
as yet having a church, met at the
home o( Brother, and Sister Frank
Robertson, March 31st. The pastor.
Rev. John Kirby, preached a very
able sermon, subject, "Keep thyself
Sisters Minnie Robertson and
GERMAN MONEY STIRS BLACKS.
Mississippi Negroes Being Helped To
Dodge Army Draftt
JACKSON, Miss., April 7. Charges
that German money is being used to
encourage Mississippi Negroes to
vade the selective draft are made
in a report filed at the adjutant gen
eral's office by V. K. Ethrldge, state
inspector of local exemption boards.
The report declares it has been al
most impossible to get Negro regis
trants to respond to the draft and
that C. H. Mason, pastor of a Negro
church at Lexington, Miss., known as
"The Church of God in Christt," has
keen preaching pro-German sermons
and advtelng Negroes to resist the
Three weeks ago according to the
Inspector's report, a foreigner giving
the name ot Dirmititms Glannoku
lion conducted a week of meetings at
the church, and that while in town
received a message in code.
The inspector's report said:
"The Church of God in Christ' has
headquarters in Loe Angeles. In Au
gust last year a $25,000 church was
fcuilt at Lexington for which local
Negroes, furnished only a small part
of the 'building fund, the report says,
and also that the pastor, hitherto
an obscure Negro preacher, recently
erected a $25,000 residence in Mem
phs. Buffalo News.
Nancy Patton donated the eggs for
an egg hunt; all the members of the
Christian Sunday School were Invited
also tha friends of the community.
After all had gathered, tlwre were
about seven dozen eggs hidden. Bro.
('has. I'artee bring the lucky one
finding the most eggs but all were
distributed. They then reassembled,
expressing their thanks for tho hos
Sister Dannie Kirby, the pastor's
daughter, being quite ill, a donation
was taken and sent her. Those not
being able to give money gave eg.s
and other things.
Bro. Klijah Cato has been confined
to his bed but is now, able, to bo
around the house.
Mrs. Lula Stevens is able to be
around the house. She has been dis
missed by the doctor but is yet suf
fering from rheumatism.
Mrs. Emma Greer, who was carried
to the hospital for an operation, is
doing fine. She was carried to the
home of her sister.
Owing to the pretty weather the
Sunday school at the home of Bro.
John Davidson has been crowded in
stead of giving the egg hunt they de
cided to pay homage to Sister and
Brother Caesar Greer and give to
them their Utiles to help cheer
them. Bro. Greer is superintendent
and is greatly missed from the Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Harl Dozler are all
smiles another fine girl has arrived.
Mother and daughter are doing fine.
Mrs. Lula Davidson and children of
Cub Creek are visiting in our neigh
borhood. They are now the guests of
her mother, Mrs. Sallie Kennedy
They will spend some time with their
mother and grandmother, Mr. and
Mrs. John Davidson.
Master Page Carney has been to
Pegram to visit his mother and la
ther but has returned.
auspices of the Springfield Ministerial
Union waa preached by Dr. J. H.
Walters at St. John A. M. K. Church.
The sick list: Mrs. Annie Taylor.
The members of St. John read the
Globe. St. John is in the midst of
a great rally and will close wl'h suc
cess because Messrs. J. B. Porter and
Chas. Sugcs with the great women of
the church are leading. The Allen
Endeavor League is doing well.
ing for Camp Meade, Md., to b train
ed (or servipe of Uncle Sam. Messrs.
Elda Lewis Vannoy and iMack Ram
sey of this place were among the
number to leave. These are our
young men 'Mrs. Ma Hill and Mrs.
Jane Bonner spent Easter with their
parents in Suiumiitvllle. Master
Richard Vannoy was in Tullahoma on
business the first of the week. Mrs.
Willie 'Elliott and Miss Mary J. Ram
sey and Misses Dora and Laura Woo
ten were in Tullahoma Tuesday.
Mrs. Lomia .Scott of Tullahoma was
lu town Tuesday with her husband,
.Jr. Jerry Scott, who was among the
number that left lor Camp Mead.
..,r. Will Hollands spent Tuesday
bore. Mis? Leona Northcutt Is Indis
posed at this writing. Mr. Brent
Uewsom of Champaign, 111., who was
called to the bedside of his mother,
has returned now to his home. Mrs.
M. H. Newson is some better at this
writing. Mrs. Leu Lane was in Tul
lahoma Tuesday. Miss Rubye Elliott
I o ' Nashville has been visiting her
! relatives and fi lends. Mr. Bill El
i liott as goue to Huntsvllle, Ala.,
The Colored Women's Business wiim-e he is doing brick work. Mr.
League e lection resulted as follows: j l'ol ert Vannoy has completed nn
Mrs. Cecelia Turner, president; Mrs. ; other brick bungalow on College
Alosius Jackson, vice president; ' t-t ect. llev. J. D. Price prpache-i at
Mrs. Annie Kelley, financial secreta-1 the M. E. Church Tuesday night. We
ryMrs. Ad. lie Scruggs, correspond-! are always glad to have a man like
lilt; secretary: Mrs. Lueretia Trent. !i,pv Price in our mi'lst. We have
to mourn their loss. She was a mem
ber of New Hope C. M. & Church.
She lived a consistent Christian life
until death. Rev. E. W. Mosley, her
pastor, attended the tuneral and her
remains were laid to rest in Bethle
hem Cemetery. The colored draft
boys left for Camp Meade, Aid., Mon
day night They were given a nice
reception at the colored high schosl
in Ripley. Misses Jennie, Ruth and
Oddie Garrison were the guests of
their uncle, Ada Jones, Saturday and
Sunday ot Gllrap. Sunday, April
7th, was a high day in Henning. Rev.
E. W. Mosley preached a great ser
mon to a lurge and highly apprecia
tive crowd. In the afternoon we had
a lecture by Mr. Pritchard, a white
gentleman of klpley, on the conser
vation of food. We had visitors from
Mt. Zion, Revs. H. L. .Mask. B. J.
Morrows, C. P. Glenn, wife and
child also Brother Joe Mask.
:Mrs. Ida Mosley Is on the sick list.
Dr. E. H. Kirk is her medical ad
viser. The rally at New Hope totaled
near one hundred dollars.
Miss Eddie B Sbcpard, formerly
of Stanton and Nashville. Tenn., has
just finished n course in Toro hair
dressing. She is now living in Cin
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse J. Scruges.
formerly of Nashville, Tenn., wish
i l:ev. Price in our mt'lst
! now ap'ong us a man that carries the
Gospel and a man to whom the pooide
: of Manchester are praising to th
, highest in the parson of our o-n Rev
I W. M. Meales, pastor of Stephen
! Chapel M. E. Church. Ho is the
1 riu-lit T-fin in the right place. Mrs.
Sallie Northcutt has been on the sick
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progressing nicely In the business ing.
Attorney R. G. Brown, the well-1
known lawyer, frequently referred to I
as "the learned counsel." is rpppivine kev. W.
congratulations as victor in one of ' tor. failed to preach for us Easter
tha hnrriasf fnmrhr IbpoI hnttioa in Sunday on account ol illness, nut e
recent years. A brief sketch of the were glad to see him at his post Sun-
case may prove of interest.
Mrs. Gertrude Rice, of 252 Brown
street, was arrested August 5, 1916,
on three charges of embezzlement,
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we are having showers of rain
that are much needed and which have
gladdened the hearts of the farmers,
Mrs. J. T. Swift and Mr. Kattie Wed
ding, Mrs. Lenora Newhouse, Mrs,
Luddie Flowers, Mrs. Jessie Bright,
Mrs. Mai Lou Sykes, Mrs. BeBsie
Cam, all of Rives, were in Union
City last week shopping. The Easter
exercises at the Baptist Church were
enjoyed by many of the citizens of
Rives. Mrs. Mary Beck and 'Mrs.
Bettle Yancy are due much credit for
their labor in preparing the pupils
for this entertainment. The Easter
exercises at the A. M. E. Church were
well attended. Rev.. Killybrew, the
pastor, Miss Cora Wallace, Mrs. Mat
tie Jenkins, the instructors, spared
no pains in making the exercises
commendable. Mrs. Beckie Flowers
and Mrs. Mary Newhouse were in
Union City last week. Mr. A. D.
was In Union City last Tuesday on
amounting to about forty-five dollars.
Dr. S. J. D. Meade, wealthy resi
dent of the Grand Hotel, had the
After being locked up six hours,
she secured bond.
On the 27th of September, he
charged her with embezzling thirty
nine dollars. She was tried on the
11th day of October, in the Criminal
Department of the 'Municipal Court.
Attorney Brown won out. She
was triumphantly acquitted. On Nov.
27, 1916, suit for damages was filed
in the Superior Court. Then the bat
tle was on. Dr. Meade, wealthy
white physician, with the great law
yers of his race on one side. On
the other, the poor hard working
colored woman and her courageous
colored counsellor, ready to fight
every inch of the way. The case went
to the Jury on June 1st. Victory
Number 2. Motion was filed for a
new trial on claim of prejudice, er
ror of law, and excessive amount of
damages. The motion was overruled
and judgment entered. Dr. 'Meade's
counsel took exceptions and filed his
petition in error in the Court of Ap
peals of this County. January 30th,
1918, arguments were made by the
lawyers on both sides. On the 11th
day. The colored boys ot this county
left Tuesday for Camp IMeade, Md.
Their names are as follows: V. T,
Summers, Will Valentine, Will Ho
cans. James Summers, Ollie Taylor,
David Marable, Arthur Russell, Her-
diel Maxwell. George Lomax and
John Cooper. It was quite a sad af
fair, but we hope they will return
home with many honors. A banquet
was given at the K. P. hall in honor
of the soldier boys, after whicn mu
sic was rendered by the Waverly
brass band and all fell In line and
marched to the train. Mr. David
Summers of Dyersburg was the guest
of his sister. Mrs. Kittrell. Mr. Har
mon Manning of Dickson called to
see Miss Imogne Beard Sunday. Kev
T. W. Hampton preached at the A,
M. E. Church Sunday afternoon. We
are glad to have with us again fror
M. C. Jones after such a, long ab
sence. The Willing Workers' Club
is Dlannins to give a concert soon
Our Sunday school is progressing
The NationtljLife aid Acc
deit Insurance Co.
Cask Capital $300,eea60
Lile, Health ana Aetuaeat
IaAoramec in oaa Policy
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There was a banquet given at the
public school building in the 28th in
honor of the drafted boys. Mrs. Ash
ley, Mrs. Wattle Marlln, Mrs. M. h.
Scruggs, Mrs. O. L. Scruggs canvass
ed the town and collected funds for
the entertainment. There was a very
interesting program rendered: Master
of ceremonies, Mrs. O. L. Scruggs,
called for the roll of those who do
nated which was read by the secre
tary, Mrs. M. L. Scruggs, after which
the program was rendered as follows:
Song, Bro. Jesse Marsh, "Where is
your biding place?"
Prayer, Mr. Tom Carney
The speakers were Brother Alford
White, one who served as a soldier
in the Revolutionary War; Jesse
Marsh, O. L. Scruggs, Torn Carney,
all spoke to the point and gave the
boys so many words of encour
agement while so many sat with
teras in their eyes.
Miss Roberta King presided at the
piano and the music was beautiful.
The table was beautifully decorated
Avlth flags, flowers and other colors,
The ushers, Mrs. M. L. Scruggs and
Mrs. Hattle White. The ladies who
waited the table wore white linen y
with the colors in their hair werefl
Mrs. Louise Hunter, Mrs. Milton.
Garner, Mrs. Mack Marlin, Miss Ella
Erwin. There was a crowded-house.
Everybody enjoyed the occasion. We'
ask the prayers of everybody for
our boys who will enter the. camp
soon, being the first to leave our
town. The list of our drafted boys
will appear in the next issue. Mrs.
Mattle Marlin and Mrs. Tina Miller
visited the bedside of Mr. Dan Fu
gett, also Mrs. Marcus Scruggs, Mrs.
Ozro Scruggs, Mrs. Rosa Cannon
and Mrs. Ellen Bailey are on the
sick list. Mrs. M. L. Scruggs and
Mrs. A. L. Scruggs called to see her
Monday afternoon. Found her very
sick; hope for her a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Martin and daughters were visit
ing Monday afternoon on the west
side of town; called to see
The K. P. Lodge turned out in full
Sunday. Quite a large crowd attend
ed the services. Kev. R. II. Peoples
preached the sermon at McCube Tem
ple M. E. Church. The Rev. was at
his best and preached with power.
Dr. E. A. White, of Walden Univer
sity, preached two able sermons at
It a. m., and at 7:.0 p. in., at McL'aoe
Temple M. E. Church the fourth Sun
day. All enjoyed them. A nice of
fering was realized for the school.
Dr. and Mrs. E. A. White and little
son, Everett, were the guests ot Mr.
and Mrs. D. C. Martin while in the
city. Prof. J. L. White of the A. &
I. State Normal was in our town in
the interest of the W. S. S, and voca
tional education, lie spoko at Mc
Cabe Temple M. E. Church Tuesday
night. Quite a crowd heard him.
President W. J. Hale, who was to
have been with us on that night, could
not .get here and he sent Prof. White.
We were glad to have him with us;
hope he will come again soon. Sev
eral subscriptions were taken for W.
S.' S. and Thrift Stamps. Thursday
night at the public school the teach
ers and patrons banquetted the sol
dier boys or drafted men. A nice
program was rendered. The house
was filled to overflowing. The teach
ers spared no pains in making it a
grand affair. Prof. J. L. White was
the guest of Rev. and Mrs. R. A.
Dowell while In the city. iThe fun
eral of Mrs. Charity Dent was held
at McCabe Temple M. E. Church
Wednesday. She was a faithful and
much loved member, having been for
more than thirty years. The funeral
was attended by Revs. R. A. Dowell
and R. H. Peoples. Easter exercises
were observed Sunday at Oak Grove
Baptist Church; in the afternoon a
splendid program was conducted by
Mrs. Cunningham. At 8 p. m., at Mc
Cabe Temple exercises were good.
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Maury County teachers had their
industrial exhibit at Odd Fellows
Hall April 6th, underjhe supervision
of Miss Cassie Cannon, supervisor of
the schools of Maury County; Miss
Myers, supervisor of East and Mid-
was present ana or-
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cipal of the city high school next
year. Mr. W. A. Dobbins and Mrs.
B. R. Cartey as assistants. Notwith
standing Mrs. Cartey offered her res
ignation, she was elected over it.
We can proudly say that Mrs. Cartey
is the best that has ever been our
pleasure to know to handle the chil
dren of her department. So success
fully. Little Leslie M. Reynolds, the
paper boy is sick. We hope he will
be well soon. Mrs. W. H. Reynolds,
Emma Buchanan are on the sick list
this week. . Also Mrs. Josie Cannon.
There is a deal of illness in our town
this week. There was a tremendous
crowd at the depot Monday to meet
the special train in interest of our
U. S. Government. The speaner on
one of them said we were the largest
crowd they had met on the trip.
Hurrah for Lincoln County.
lawyers on oom siues. un ma inn i , , , " , , . .--v,tv..,i
day of February the Court of Appeals Elated. Prof, ates of State Normal
affirmed the verdict of the Superior w . ' w.aV.
Court jury! The amount of damages cipal address. There , was an Easter
awarded with interested was collected. fgnunt at u'u"''
This irreat victory marks an enoch . DV miBS ""r1
in the legal history of this county.
Attorney Brown has for many years
been known as a criminal lawyer,
but his latest victory gives him a
grand standing In the higher courts.
Rev. W. S. Amos is suffering a bad
burn on his foot and has been con
fined to his room for more than two
weeks. He is expected to be out
soon. Mrs. W. S. AmoB is improv
ing slowly with her hand and it is
thought by her attending physicians
that they will be able to save her
Mr. A. J. Martin, formerly of Nash
ville, is sick, but Is better at this
'Mrs. Mary Davis had a grand Eas
ter exercise Sunday, March 31, and
is now planning to help send Rev.
W. S. Amos to the Sunday School
Congress. We are planning a great
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Beckett and daughter of Nashville,
who is visiting her mother and sis
ter, Miss Mattle Ranklns and Govonla
Ranklns. Mrs. Beckett Is accom
panied by her sister, "Miss Irene Ran
kin, and daughter, Mattle Beckett.
Mr. C. N. Dlckerson and Dr. W. B,
Braden gave a grand banquet Wed
nesday night at the K. P. Hall for the
boys who left Saturday morning for
Camp Meade, Geo. Nichols,, John
Walk, Oriss Cox, Luther Puller, Chas,
Calbert, Ed Harwell, Charlie Jack
son, Turner Alexander, Thos. Wag-
staff, Sam Johnson, Bee Walker. A
large number of friends were at the
hall to see the boys. The band fur
nished music. A grand address by
Mr. J. W. Jackson and Mr. E. D,
Roads. All kinds of refreshments
were served. The boys had a happy
time. Miss May Braden and Miss
Ophelia Gordon took a trip to Pulas
ki Thursday. ' Mr. C. H. Dlckerson
was the guest of Miss Jennie Nich
ols Sunday afternoon at Buford,
iTenn. Mr. Frank Marsh was the
guest of Miss Johnnie Jackson Wed
nesday nig'ht. Mrs. Birdie Holt of Bu
ford, Tenn., has been here visiting
her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs.
Josh Dlckerson. She has returned to
her home. Mrs. J. P. Fitzpatrlck gave
a school entertainment Saturday
night at Waco. Mr. C. H. Mitchell
is here from Nashville and spent a
few days with his friend. Rev. W.
M. Riggins of Columbia will preach.
Mrs. here Sunday at 11 o clock at the A,
... ' ir T7 nU..-U rVT a O anntt tit o a
well attended and generally enjoyed
by all. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Chand
ler had as their guests at ainner
last Sunday Misses Lucy Lewis and
Nannie Perry. The dining room was
beautifully decorated with cut flow
ers. The dinner was served In
courses. Mrs. M. B. Frlerson and
daughter. Miss Sarah, spent the week
end in Lawrenceburg visiting Mrs.
D. O. Burrus. Miss Nannie Perry
spent the week-end on Knob Creek.
where she had a very pleasant visit
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar
Chandler. She was accompanied by
her niece, Louise Johnson, of Cowe
ta, Okla. Mr. Marcellus Dobbins re
signed the school at Hills Chapel to
accept a position at Dyersburg, West
Tenn. Mrs. Bessie Bowser of Mt.
Pleasant will finish the unexpired
term at Hills Chapel. Mrs. Ella
Green is id Gallatin at the bedside
of her mother, Mrs. Maria Andrews,
who Is quite sick. Mrs. Andrews was
visiting in Gallatin when she was
taken seriously 111. Her many friends
here wish for her a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Callle Morton and son, James
Edward, went to Gallatin last week
to visit her friend, 'Mrs. Maria An
drews. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stone an
nounce the marriage of their daugh
ter, Myra, to Mr. Shelie Williams,
Saturday, March 30, 1918, at the resi
dence of Rev. W. D. Cook, pastor of
Bethel A. M. E. Church, 3155 Calumet
avenue, Chicago, 111. Mrs Maggie
Norray of Chicago was called here
to tbe bedside of her mother, Mrs.
Charlotte Webb, who is seriously 111.
Miss Flora L. Tyler is at home with
parents after having tau.ght a suc
cessful terra of school at Santa Fe.
Rev. J. W. Irvine, Dr. C. E. Jones
and Miss Cora Tyler witnessed the
closing exercises Friday night at
Santa Fe of which "Miss F. L. Tyler
is teacher. A very nice program was
rendered. The attendance was good
with many white people present.
The stewards of Warren A. M. E.
Chapel gave a social March 28th at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred John
son. They realized a neat sum lor
the benefit of their pastor, Rev. I. S.
Webster. And on Sunday they had
beautiful Easter exercises consisting
of speaking, singing by the Sunday
school scholars, and visitors. They
were largely attended. Mrs. Weiker
of Mulberry street has been very ill
Knf la Imnrnvlnir
Mrs. Agnes Weiker and son of
Cleveland are visiting here for a
Mrs. Maggie Bond visited Mrs.
Mary E. Davis Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Ewing Robertson is Improving
after a long illness.
Mr. R. L. Mopplns of Nashville,
Tenn., sustained a broken levg last
Wednesday in Chicago, 111. Mr. Mop
pins is the brother of Mrs. W. S.
Little Harvey Holt of Dickson,
Tenn., is progressing rapidly in his
school work at Minnequa Grade
school, District No. 20. Miss Floye
Knight of Dickson is one of the best
pupils of the fifth hour stenography
classes ot Central High School.
Scotts Chapel M. E. Church will give
a dramatic cantata of Jephthah and
his daughter, April the 29th. The
following girls are to act as maidens:
Miss Floye Knight, Miss Nannie
White, Miss Zella McClanahan, Miss
Frankye Jones, Miss Sallie. Lou Gilbert.
In the heart of a seed,
Burled deep, so deep,
A dear little plant
Lay fast asleep.
EaBter service was held in a most
usual way at 5 a. m. Thanks meeting
was held and at 6 a. m., the Easter
sermon was preached by the pastor,
Rev. Isaac T. Jefferson, B. D., In the
afternoon a beautiful program was
rendered by the young people of St.
John under the direction of Mrs.
Alice Suggs. Last Friday night a
"Rabbit Hunt" was given by the Sun
day school. The prize was td the
person finding the rabbit that laid
the Easter eggs. Dr. Jefferson found
the rabbit. Miss Delorah D. Jordan,
who is musical directress of the St.
John A. M. E. Church, is building a
fine choir. Mr. J. B. Porter is the
president of the Steward Board,
"stepping In the footprints of his
father" and is an efficient man for the
place. The first sermon under the
M. E. Church. Mrs. S. S. Scott was
in Nashville Sunday. H. R. Braden
is very sick. Miss Annie Boatright
was in Pulaski Friday. Miss Blanche
Martin was in Columbia Tuesday. Mr.
Monroe Braden was in Nashville Fri
day to see his sick son, B. B. Braden.
Read the Globe and get the Lynnvllle
news at all times.
Easter Sunday was a nice day and
everybody seemed to' appreciate go
ing to church. An excellent program
was carried out Easter Sunday un
der the management of Miss Clara
E. Vannoy and Miss Jessie Lee van-
nov. Our organist furnished some
splendid music at the M. E. Church
and the sum of $8.75 was raised dur
ing the day. Prof. J. F. Anderson,
principal of Tullahoma school, spent
Easter here. Miss Elzena Outlaw of
Cowan is visiting relatives and
friends of this place. Misses Mar
gie and Jessie Walker are In Tulla
homa attending the school commence
ment exercises. Ten of our boys
from the country left Tuesday morn-
Misses Angellne and Fannie ' Mai
Lowe of Nashville were the guests of
Miss H. A. Burton on Easter Sunday,
Miss Henrietta Moore of Nashville
was the guest of her mother on' Eas
ter Sunday. Mrs. Blrda Brown is
able to be up again after being very
ill for some time. The first Sunday
in May we are going to have a bap
tlzlng. Get off the car at Cayes Bend.
Let's don't forget to pray for our sol
dier boys. This is the Lord's will
and it muflt be done. A program was
rendered here at the C. M. E. Church
on Easter Sunday under the manage
ment of Mrs. Callle Vaughn. Mrs.
Ella Reld and children were visitors
here Easter Sunday. Avondale is
not dead. We are yet alive. Oh, lis
ten! Now everybody come to Avon
dale the second Sunday night in May.
We are going to have what you call
a tacky supper and a potato race and
everything to eat. Come, don't forget
when and where, In dear old Avon
dale. We have received message
Dr. A. M. Jacobs, D. D., of Nash
ville, spent the week-end with Mrs
A. M. Jacobs, his wife of 400 W.
Market Street. Mr. Clarence Bonner
was the pleasant guest ot his mother
and father, Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Bonner, he being called to serve for
his country, could not go without
looking at his relatives and old
friends. He and Mr. James Ander
son left Monday morning for Nash
ville. Mr. Samuel DIsmukes left
Monday morning en route to Cleve
land, Ohio, where he expects to make
his future home. We wish for him
much success. Mrs. S. Dismukes will
Join him later. Mr. N. M. Rhanle
writes that he will be in this city
next Saturday, 13th, asking for the
subscription. Don't fall to be ready.
We will say more later. Sick list this
week: Mrs. Frances Rice, Miss Vlnie
Commons, Miss Sarah Rhodes, Mrs.
Mollie Birkely, Mr. William White,
Mrs: Fannie Dixson, Mrs. Harriet
Bonner, Mrs. Ann McDonnel, Mrs.
Bell Hulsey. We hope all can be re
ported well in our next issue. The
Elk River Lodge No. 109 A. F. and A.
M. turned out with the Eastern Star,
the ladies department, Sunday. A
very nice program was rendered at
St. Paul A. M. E. Church. Rev. Hils
man ot the Baptist Church and Mr.
G. W. Whlttaker of Mulberry, Rev.
J. M. Brown, pastor of St. Paul made
Interesting remarks. As they were
all on their way home people were
saying, "Didn't Rev. Brown make a
talk, another said yes, what we heard
this evening was Just what we need."
It will make a new and better people
of us. Say what you may the black
ed In New York City safe. We onlylma? ca at ?st see what,h,e?"5"
say to the boys to put God in front
and He will help them fight their
battle. Miss H. H. Burton and Miss
Emma Lee Grizzard were in Galla
tin shopping Saturday.
Mrs. Susie Fonderlar, wife of Mr.
Henry Fonderlar, departed this life
Friday. She leaves a host of friends
to do, and with good sound lectures,
he is bound torlse. Miss Corene
Batey purchased a copy of, the Globe
and wishes all to know that she is a
race loving and progressive young
lady. Mrs. Mary E. L. B. Scott, of
Athens, Ala., is visiting her father,
Rev. W. H. Reynolds of 312 W. Mar
ket St., this week. The news reaches
us today that Dr. O. H. Hampton, M.
D., succeeds Prof. . T. Hall, as prin-
The court house was crowded with
people from all parts of the county to
hear Mr. Rakestray of Alabama,
speak. The house was called to or
der by Rev. Harding Smith. Song by
Dunbar High School girls and boys
"Star Spangled Banner." Prayer by
Rev. S. P. Morrow. Song, Jubille
Medley, by school girls and boys.
Then the speaker was introduced by
Rev. Harding Smith. Mr. Rakestraw
arose in an eloquent way and thanked
the court officials for the use of the
Court House. He began with an lm
pressive statement telling the people
how they could help win the war
by doing not their bit, but their best
at raising food stuff and not go wild
over the high price of cotton. Let
every farmer and his wife play safe
ty first and raise everything eatable,
and stay on the job twelve months.
Instead of having their sign, "Gone
be back in March," in December,
January and February, they should
fence, ditch and put in a supply ot
wood for the farming season. He
encouraged the school children to
buy thrift stamps, and the people to
be law-abiding citizens and not fol
low after fashion and give more
money to the Red Cross, buy Liberty
Loan Bond, pray for the boys in the
trenches, stand by everything that
stands for good and help turn up the
boot leggers. He then appealed to
white Board ot Education to see to
it that the colored people have good
schools with longer terms, where the
colored boys and girls may be better
trained at home, where they can be
helpful at home. They the black
boy will make a better soldier. He
further stated that Ignorance is
costing the government $825,000,000
a year. The farmer should stay in
the country and educate his children
on the farm. Let us help the white
people win the war and make it safe
for democracy. We can do this on
the farms, in our homes and in the
schools. Response by Lawyer Mann
Wills, (white). Song, "Glory, glory,
Hallelujah." A standing vote that
every body would do everything they
could to help win the war. Third
'speaker, Rev. A. Parr, pastor of First
Baptist Church. Subject: "I came
not to be served, but to serve." song,
"Tramp, tramp, the boys are march
ing," and "America," by the Dunbar
High School boys and girls. Fourth
speaker, Major N. B. Keathley, "The
white man is the Negro s friend ana
the Negro is the white man's friend."
Fifth speaker, Mr. Chambliss, chair
man of the Liberty Loan committee,
made some interesting remarks, urg
ing people to invest money in Liberty
Loan. Remarks by Rev. N. J. uat
neal, on "Investing in the Liberty
Loan." Benediction, Rev. A.' N.
Steven, after which there were
$2,750 worth of Liber.ty Loan Bonds
sold this list Increased to $4,000 be
fore night. Mrs. Nellie (Sloan) Tur
ner and her assistant, Miss Nellie
Newbern, closed their school at Wil
low Grove on last Friday evening,
with a lovely concert. Prof. ' Mc
Adam and Prof. Harrold Sloan were
present, each making very instructive
remarks on food conservation, urg
ing each to do his or her part to help
win the war. Mrs. Emma i&ioanj
was nresent. sang a lovely patriotic
solo which was enjoyed much by the
hearers. The concert was well at
tended. Mrs. Turner is doing much
for the uplift of her people in this
community. This was Miss New-
burn's first term in this neighborhood
but she won many friends. Rev. M,
H. Holloway was called to Covington,
April 1st, by request of Allen, his
son, who was In the call to the army
that left for Camp Meade, Md. Kev,
Holoway by request of the pastor,
Rev. W. J. Clark, preached the ser
mon to the soldier boys, who were
about to leave. He used for his text,
1st John 2:14, "I write unto you
young men because you are strong."
Subject: "The strength ,of young
men." His sermon was very Im
pressive and touching. The church
was packed to over flowing. More
than nine thousand people were pres
ent. Rev. Holloway used to pastor
Canaan Baptist; Church. His large
circle of friends were glad to see him
again. Allen, his son, was selected
captain over the boys while cn route
to the camp. For this beautuuiiy
planned program. Rev. Holloway
wishes his friends to know tnat r roi.
E. A. Austin, was master of ceremon
ies. Last Sunday afternoon, Mr. W.
M. Leigh entertained a very large
bunch of the younger set with an egg .
hunt. Misses Katie and Sadie Lee,
their charming daughters were as
sisted in receiving by Miss Florence
Tynes. The eggs were hidden by
Mr. W. J. Leigh, Miss N. B. White-
low, Mr. and Mrs. Suel Flagg, assist
ed by Mrs. W. M. Leigh. This beau
tiful country home was the scene of
merriment. After the egg hunt.
music was the main feature or
amusement. A very large numDer or
the girls and boys ot Dunbar High
school and of the city were present
and enjoyed the hospitality ot Mr.
and Mrs. Leigh. Mr. E. J. Whitelow
spent Thursday of last week in
Humboldt. Tenn. Mr. C. J. Porter
spent Wednesday of last week out of
the city on business. Dr. v. w. jiay
bon, spent the week-end out of the
city. Mr. Thomas Greene, who has
been in St. Louis for several months
has returned home. Mrs. Emma
(Sloan) Johnson of Memphis, Tenn.,
spent the week-end with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sloan, who live
five miles east of Brownsville. Prof.
McAdam Sloan was called to Mem
phis recently to his sister-in-law's
funeral. Miss Alice Manney, a popu
lar hair dresser Is visiting relatives
and friends in Memphis, Tenn. Mr.
L. Benerly spent several days ot last
week but ot the city , on business.
Rev. A. Parr spent the past week In
Mmnhis. conducting the spring re- 1
vival for Rev. T. O. Fuller. Mrs.
Bettie (Taylor) Batchelor, who has
been ill for some time is much im
proved. Dr. J. L. Curtis, one of the
progressive physicians ot the city
has been confined to his home, corner
Cherry and Tyrus street, on the ca
count of Illness. He is convaleneent
at this writing. His large circle ot
friends wish for him a speedy recov
ery. Last Friday evening, the Im
provement Society ot the First Bap
tist Church of which Mr. J. W. Leigh
is president furnished the program at
the Epworth League ot Farmers .
Chapel, ot which Mr. Chas. it Porter
is president. A splendid program was
rendered. Mrs. M. L. Parr had
charge of the program and was ex
cellently assisted by Miss Carrye L.
Dixon, one ot the pianists of the
younger set. At the close of the pro
gram the Junior Progressive ot
ranners uttyei oi
cold drinks. Mrs. Etta Batchelor -spent
Easter pleasantly in Jackson,
Tenn. Mrs. Geedle (Walton) Bond,
the progressive teacher ot Beach
Grove spent the week-end In the city
the guest of Mr. and-Mrs. Joseph
Mnrnhv. Friday afternoon ot last
week. Mrs. Ollie King closed her
school at Salem, by having an egg
hunt for the children, Friday even
ing, beginning at 8 o ciock a con
cert which was grand. Both of these
exercises were well attended. The
church was packed to its uttermost
capacity to witness the pcert. She
Is indeed a splendid worker in the
community whereever she teaches.
Miss Julia Hesse, who has been 111
for some time is able to be up now.
Miss Jlmmle D. Natt is out after re
cent illness. Mr. Pike Anthony, an
old citizen died Monday, April 8,
1918. Mr. David Evan, the son ot i
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Evans, left lastfj
Sunday for Nashville lor an inaen-v
nita stav. Miss Indiana Evans, wrlt.
has been quite ill tor some time
much improved. . Mr. Phiii watt v
Sunday afternoon, April s, jl
Mr Natt. was 87 years old. Hp
been in falling health for the
five vears. Mrs. Fannie watt,
,if n,hn rlennrreri this life twen
years ago and since tnat time uati
lived with Mr. anu mrs. jonu nm,
the later being his daughter. In
this home he was well cared for, not
allowed to be thrown out in tne
winter's cold to suffer. Each mem
ber ot the family was devoted to him
while all of his grand children lovea
him dearly. Little Emma was ex
ceedingly kind and attentive to nun.
He is survived by one sister, Mrs.
Jane Splnery, who is close to 99
years old, living in' the Mercer neigh
borhood, two daughters, Mrs. Millie
Hill and Miss Laura Natt, three sons,
Messrs Wiley and Phil watt oi Mem
phis and Dave Natt of Indianapolis,
Ind., and a number of grand children.
The many friends extend their sym
pathy to them, interment iook piacw
at Pythian Cemetery.
Mrs. Elsie Baker is reported very
sick at the home of her father, Mr.
H. Orr, 6024 Ada street, Chicago,
111. Miss Bottle Hudson, who has
been spending several weeks In the
city ot Indianapolis, Ind., has return
ed. Mrs. Berdle Lane Head - Of
Louisville, Ky., died Monday. Her
remains were shipped to thlB place
for interment. She was a lovable
woman with a kim'idlsposition .and
carried sunshine wherever she went.