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METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL
. ALLIANCE IN MONTHLY MEET
ING. Growing interest is manifested at
each monthly meeting of the Train
ing for Service Class conducted by
Mr. W. H. Shackelford. These classes
are held the second Sunday of each
month at the . A. M. E. Sunday
School Union, Cor 8th and Lea Ave
nue. The attendance banner was carried
away by St. John A. M. E. Church.
W. H. SHACKELFORD, President.
C. L. LOWE, Reporter.
TRINITY A. M. E. CHURCH.
Following a day of rejoicing in the
apportunity of deadicating the house
of dedicating the house of worship, the
members of Trinity A. M. E. Church
heard a spdendid sermon at the even
ing hour by the pastor, Rev. W. L.
Powell on Christian Love and Fellow
ship. The A. M. E. League enioved an
interesting program at the meeting of
!f,aiU.?-,?1 88 C,rnelia aIley g?ve
several musical numbers. The speaker
of the evening was Rev. W. L. Powell,
there was a good attendance. The
Stewardess Sisters will give an enter
tainment Saturday April 27, 1918. Our
Sunday school at 9:30 o'clock was well0f Absalom" has a special message
attended. The lesson review was mads,; for sinner men and women. No doubt
very interesting by Rev. G. W. Mar
tin. The many friends of Sister
Elizabeth Keys who has been on the
sick list for several weeks will be
glad to learn that she is better, Mrs.
Lela Greer who has been on the sick
list was back at church Sunday we
ask our many friends to come and
help us In our big pay out rally the
third Sunday in May. See Trinity and
you will see all. Visit Trinity for ser
vices that are interesting and helpful.
Preaching every Tuesday and Thurs
day nights for clubs no. 1 and 2.
METOKA FISHERMAN CLASS OF
MT OLIVE BAPTIST SUNDAY
The Metoka Fishermen class of the
Mt. Olive Baptist Sunday School held
a call meeting Sunday morning, April
21 in the Sunday school room. Plans
were made for raising money to defray
tne expenses of their delegates to the
bunday School Congress. Rev. Ship
will represent the class. The meet
ing adjourned to meet Wednesday
evening, May 1, at 8 o'clock. The pass
word is "bring one."
GALEDA CLASS FIFTEENTH AVE.
The Galeda Class met last Wed
nesday night at the church. The meet
v ing was opened by the president with
'song and prayer. After inquiring
after absentees the teacher, Rev. A.
W. Porter, took charge of the class
Tor about thirty minutes and taught
the lesson. Much good was derived
from the lesson.
Next, quotations and dues to which
the members verv hripflv
The business was discussed. This
I was the last meeting until after the
revival closes. Several members
were reported sick. After a few re
marks from the pastor, the class was
dismissed by repeating the class text.
Those that answered roll call were
Mesdames Mattie Rrown, Cordelia
Miller, Jennie McGhee, Mary Sykes,
Jesse Mai Plumtngton, 'Misspg Laura
Brooks, Willie Reed, little Willie C.
McGhee and Rev. A. W. Porter. One
new member to Join, Mrs. Laura
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH EAST
Revival is going on at the First
Baptist Church, Rev. W. S. Ellington
is being assisted by some of the best
I Kregational singing is a feature of the
meeting. "The Rebellion and Tragic
Death of Absalom" will be the sub-
ject of Rev. Ellington's discourse
Sunday morning. Next to the story
of the "Prodigal Son," the "Tragedy
a large congregation will hear Rev.
Ellington, Sunday morning.
PATRIOTIC MASS MEETING AT
SYLVAN ST CHURCH, TUESDAY
NIGHT, APRIL 20 AT 8 O'CLOCK.
What promises to be an occasion of
unusual interest for the citizens of
Nashville is the great mass meeting
to be held ' at Sylvan St., Baptist
Church Tuesday night, April 3Q at 8
o'clock under theauspices of the East
Nashville division of the Woman's
Council of National Defense, Mrs. Fan
nie Morgan, Chairman.
Conservation, Gardens and Child
Welfare will be subjects which will be
discussed by men and women of Na
tional prominence, the principal ad
dress being delivered by Hon. J. C.
Myers of the Department of Agricul
ture at Washington, assisted by Dr.
Frank Smith, Mrs. Leslie Warner, Mrs.
J. C. Napier, Prof. J. J.Keves nnd Dr.
Arthur M. Townsend of this city.
The critical state of national affairs
and the cry of America for a co-oppra-tive
effort in all things, demand that
every peace loving and loyal citizen
of Nashville should be present..
A well arranged program Is already
completed with Rev. Mack T. Wil
liams the assistant pastor of Sylvan
St., Church as Master of Ceremonies.
A large crowd Is expected to be
present to hear these messages of
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METOKA CLASS OF PLEASANT
GEEEN BAPTIST CHUECH.
The Metoka Class had their month
ly meeting Wednesday night. April
17th, at the home of Bro. Baugh's.
We had quite an Interesting time.
Plans were laid and the results will
be seen in the near future. Prayer
was offered by Bro. Johnnie Rucker.
Song by the class, "Bless be the tie
that binds." Remarks on good of
organization by members. Each
member responded with a verse from
the Bible and dues. We adjourned
to meet with Bro. Percy Pillow.
Sunday afternoon at 3 p. m., 1023
16th Avenue, North. All members
are urged to be present, for we are
going to pull off a smoker, Thursday
night. May 2nd at Bro., W. R. Ruck
er's home, 1014- 12th Avenue north.
If you want to enjoy yourselves, Me
tokas, please be out Sunday after
noon and get your name on record,
so we can prepare for you. Be at
Sunday school Sunday morning at
9:30 a. m.
HOLDS FIRST MEETING.
Mrs. Katie L. Scott, Chairman of the
Food Conservation Committee of the
Colored Branch of the Committee of,
tahe Council of National Defense
held her first meeting at her resi
dence, 1232 1st Ave., S., Friday after
noon at 3:30 o'clock for the purpose
of organizing and getting her work
A representative number of ladies
from south and east Nashville were
present.. Mrs. Chas. Caldwell Chair
man of the Food Conservation Com
mittee of the Committee of the Coun
cil of National Defense (white) also
President of Victory garden Associa
tion was present and gave a splendid
talk on the production and conserva
tion. Her talk was full of inspiration
as well as information. She pledges
her support to our work in every way
possible. The following officers were
Secretary, Mrs. ' W. E. A. Forde,
Treasurer, Mrs. Julia Dancer.
Sub Chairmen: South Nashville.
Mrs. Alice Blake, Mrs. Ella Thomp
son, Mrs. Frankie Pi Mrs. L. P.
.East Nashville Mrs. J. M. Morgan,
North Nashville Miss Ethel Turpin.
Chairman for West and Central
Nashville and more for East and North
Nashville to be appointed.
The ladies are very enthusiastic
over the meeting and pledged their
support to help produce as well as
Mrs. H. L. Scott, Chairman.
Mrs. W. E. A. Forde, Secretary.
On Sunday afternoon, April 28th,
at five o'clock, the Forward Quest
Club, including a membership of 121,
will have a Get-together Meeting .at
the Public Library. A full atten
dance is expected as the degrees will
be awarded to those who have earned
tlieru. Those receiving the title of
Big Sisters are: Misses Lucille Jor
dan, Laura Jefferson, Hazel Martin,
Lady C. Martin, Grace Peden, Mattie
Peden. Those receiving the degree
of Path-finder are: Misses Mattie
Hodge, Mabel McDowell, Hazel Mont
gomery, Fannie Morgan, Loretta
Parker, Annie Thomas, Louise Wil
liams, Susie Wright, Glayds Peyton,
IT IS A COMPLETE
Mabel Jones, Sallle Landers. Ruth
Love, Flossie and Charlotte McCIaJn.
Willie Rucker, Ida Smith and Alberta
Thomas. Those in the Junior For
ward Quest Club receiving degrees
are Marietta Bonner, Clara Dorris,
Anna May Dunson, Willie B. Haddox,
Rachel Hunter, Alberta Jackson,
Carrie and Lula Jones, Bessie May
Meese, Alberta Scruggs, - Glayds
Trammell, Lecie West and Leona
At the regular liible Story Hour
which will meet at the puulic library
on next buntlay ulternoon, the 28th,
a very interesting leature will be the
acting ouf of this Parable of the
,Tcn Talents y several members of
the Junior Dramatic Club. Those
taking part are T, II. Barnes, Losey
Frazier, Ural Church, Euiieue Price
and Henry Washington. The public
is cordially invited to be present at
The Mothers' Communi.y Club held
its regular meeting last Monday
evening in the parlors of the Bethle
hem House. Miss Emma Olmstead,
one of the regularly employed work
ers of the settlement, has just re
turned from the ineetine of the
Woman's Missionary C-Hncil held at
Mioxvine, 'lenn., at which meeting
she w;as consecrate 1 to the work of a
Deaconess. She made a talk at the
Mothers' Meeting, explaining the
work of the Deaconess and the found
ing of the Deaconess movement in
the Methodist Church.
On next .Monday evening, April
29th, Miss Viola Jenkins will give a
demonstration of how to make toilet
soap, also the various ways in which
the housekeepers can use potatoes. It
is to be hoped that a large number
will be interested in this demonstra
tion and be present.
The Sallie Hill Sawyer Fund is
steadily growing and more than
eighty dollars in cash has been re
ceived. The committee consisting of
Mrs. George llnynes, Mrs. J. C. Cald
well, Miss Marion Hadley, Mrs.
Julia Williams and Mrs. J. L. Lewis
have been doing excellent work in
interesting friends in this movement
and the fund is expected to reach
the four hundred dollar mark by
fall, as it is to be used in the work
of the kindergarten and in helping
support the teacher. It is hoped
that this fund may be continued
from year to year as a living monu
ment to the memory of the beloved
house mother at the Bethlehem
House that her name and work
might still be perpetuated.
NEGRO PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Story Hour. The Junior Dramatic
Club will present for the Bethlehem
Story Hour Sunday the Ten Talents.
The characters are three servants,
the merchant and master. The fol
lowing boys will act it out: Lowry
Frazier, Tom Bonds, Eugenia Price,
Henry Washington and Earl Church.
Saturday, May 4.
The kindergarten children will rep
resent the Mother Goose Rhymes.
Jack 'Horner, Little Star, Rings and
Fingers and also have some music
SERGT. WINGFIELD AT Y. M. C. A,
Sergt. Wingfield gave a most in
teresting talk to the young men in
the lobby of the Y. M. C. A.
MT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH.
The Mt. Zion Baptist Church is yet
a live and is working in harmony
with their pastor, Rev. N. IP. Riley.
Rev. R. Hayden assisted the pastor in
his meeting, there were three added
to the church. The pastor has de
layed, his baptizing for an indclnite
time on the account of sickness. The
church is hard at work making ready
for their May rally. The pastor has
divided the church off in tribes, they
are planning for a church carnival,
the first week in May. The church
is rejoicing to know tha,t the great
Baptist host is at peace with each
other and planning for one great Na
Rev. O. D. Henry, the pastor of the i
Holiness Church, defered his meeting
that he was planning to hold on ac:
count of so much sickness in the city.
He will take his leave Thursday for
Columbia, Tenn., where he will meet
a number of their preachers In their
quarterly meeting. Rev. Henry's wife
and mother have been very ill, but
they are better now.
G. P. Bowser, President of the
Silver Point Christian College, Silver
Point, Tenn., stopped in Lebanon,
Tenn., April i4th with a number of
the students in eluding his family in
person of Mrs. Bowser, Misses Thel
ma, Lucile and Philiston Bowser.
They were the guests of Mrs. Hattie
Sweat. Miss Thelma Bowser and Miss
Marzell Tunstall, a student of the col
lege from Germantown, Tenn., took
dinner with Miss Lula Bardley. Sun
day, where part of the afternoon was
snpnt nleasantlv. They also met a
voung lady in the person of Miss
Lucile Helen, where they were enter
tained with music by Mr. Walter Den
nie. He Is a,fine musician. Mr. V. T.
Caruthers entertained Miss Marzell
Tunstall. He is a friend of Mr. Den
nie, also Miss L. Vaughn and Miss
Annie White welcomed the guest cor
dially. We had three excellent ser
mons preached by the following: tsro.
G. T. Bowser. Bro. Eddie H. Franmin
and Bro. Nathaneal Hogans. The last
two are boys Just beginning the work
of ther ministry. They certainly did
ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN
Fourth Sunday after Easter,
The Epistle St. James 1:17.
Gospel St. John 16:5-14.
At 7 a. m. Solemn service and
meditation upon the 83rd Psalm.
At 11 a. ra. Morning Worship and
sermon, "Tne singers ana tneir
At 7 p. m. Vesper service and ser
mon, "Christian Love."
There will be a roll call of brother
hood at the Vesper service and it is
hoped that as many of the members
as can will be present.
DR. J. A. JONES' ACTIVITIES ON
HIS DISTRICT. .
Dr. J. A. Jones, of the North Nash
ville district, has been active in and
around the city for the last ten days,
and will be for the next two weeks.
Last Sunday he delivered the anni
versary sermon for the Fisk Universi
ty Y. M. C. A. at 11 o'clock and held
quarterly meeting at St. John A. M.
E. Church, administering the Lord's
Supper at that church at night.
HISTORY EVER COMPILED.
He attended a banquet and recep
tion at Gallatin, Friday night, given
in his honor by the members and
friends of the A. M. E. Church at that
Some of the most prominent men
and women of the town participated on
the program including the leading
business and professional men.
Dr. Jones wil preach at St. Phillips
Sunday morning, and at Gallatin at
night. He will hold the quarterly con
ference at St. John, Monday night at
Salem. Thursday night of next week.
Beginning with May his work will
lie without the city for several weeks.
A CALL' MEETING.
A meetine is called liv the Council
0f National Defense, Sunday after
noon at 5 p. m., at the Y. M. C. A.
all the organisations are askprt to be
!. ?. f!i I .1 !.."1 ,
present with a representative and lend
your aid to this movement. Mrs.
Josle Britt, Ghairman of this move
ment, Dr. M. K Coleman, Chairman of
Council of National defense.
VISITED PEARL HIGH.
Sergt. Wingfield was forced to visit
Pearl High School from whence his
fame and patriotism started. There
he spoke to the young men of the in
dustrial department. Had the privi
lege of speaking to Dr. Smith, the
principal, on some subjects of real
life and how to live it.
BRADEN MEMORIAL CHURCH.
Braden Memorial M. E. Church
rally will be conducted by the pas
tor, Rev. D. T. Burch. A special ef
fort to raise $500 to relieve the
church of a great strain is being
made. The membership has been
divided into 45 clubs; each club is
asked to raise $10 at least. GUI'
friends are cordially invited to wor
ship with us and lend a helping
hand. At 11 a. m., Dr. T. W. Hamp
ton will preach. The "State Normal
chorus will furnish music. At 3 p. m.
Dr. J. R. Evans will preach. The
Sylvan Street Church choir will
furnish music. At 8 p. m.. Dr. Pres
ton Taylor will preach. Braden Me
morial choir will furnish music. The
following churches and their pastors
will rally with us at the 3 o'clock
services: Clark Memorial, Gordon
Memorial, Seay Chapel and Eleventh
Avenue M. E. Churches; Sylvan
Street and First Baptist, E. Nash
ville, Payne Chapel A. M. E., and
Lane Tabernacle C. M. B. Churches.
All other pastors, their congregations
and the public are invited.
The officers are: Lee Pennington,
chairman; W. D. Hawkins, treasur
er; W. M. Mathews, secretary.
SPRUCE STREET BAPTIST
The Spruce Street Baptist Sunday
School is still moving on. In spite
of the inclement weather, the atten
dance was fine last Sunday. A
friendly rivalry is existing among the
teachers and scholars and will ter
minate April 28th, at. which time the
"Reds" hope to be victorious over
the "Blues." Superintendent J. P.
Porter is leader of the "Blues." The
"Keds" are headed by Captain E. T.
Brown. Buy a tag and help your
favorite side. A cordial reception is
in Stamps for a
HER LUHG TROUBLE
Chest Was Sore and Was Spitting
USED FOUR BOTTLES
Says It Is Certainly the Medicine
for Lung Troubles
"I had taken a deep cold. My doc-
tor gave me some medicine, but it aid
me no B001, saya MrS- G" T" Wheeler'
who lives at 114 Wheeler street.
Nashville, Tenn., in her statement
given some time since.
"I had pains in my chest and sides
and had commenced to spit blood,"
continued Mrs. Wheeler. "I was told
by a friend that she had heard the
doctor say that my lungs were af
fected. Reading the paper one day I
saw a testimonial in it saying Lung
Vita was good for the lungs. I
bought a bottle and commenced to
take the medicine as directed and it
did me so much good that I kept it
up until I had used four bottles. Now
I am entirely well and go about do
ing my work just as I did before I
got sick. I cannot say too much for
Lung-Vita, as it is certainly the medi
cine for lung trouble."
Your druggist or dealer sells Lung
extended to the public to be In Sun
day school at 9:30 a. m., next Sun
day morning. A musical and litera
ry program has been arranged for
The church will pull off her "An
nual Spring Rally" on the fourth
Sunday in May. A strenuous effort
will be put forth to raise one thou
sand dollars. More will be stated
later concerning the above mentioned
HILL'S TABERNACLE BAPTIST
The pastor, Rev. Z. W. Hill, has
recovered from his illness and filled
the pulpit Sunday night. Text, Is.
43:11, "I, even I, am the Lord; and
beside me there is no Saviour." The
sermon was beautifully delivered.
Rev. Ray and Rev. Boyd preached
for us Monday night. Rev. Willie
Wilson preached Tuesday night
Wednesday night Profy and Mrs.
Hynes were with us and exhibited to
a well filled house. Mrs. Hynes'
sweet voice was very entertaining.
Rev. Z. W. Hill preached at the
Kayne Avenue Baptist Church Thurs
BISHOP I. B. SCOTT TO PREACH
Bishop I. B. Scott has been invited
to preach the bnccaleaureate sermonB
for Meharry Medical College, May
5th, Walden University, May 12th,
and the State Normal School of Flor
ida, May 26th.