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M.irxtmli, Jan. 6. Rev. E. Wiley,
one of Marshall's leading and pros
perous citizens and ministers and
preachers of the. C. M. E. church
dk,! at Toxarkana, after an opera
tion for gaut stones. 102 taken from
him. He survived several day, but
pas.ted Into, the great beyond. He
kuH hAf.n in the service of the mas
ter about 4 5 years, was 65 years
old. Horn July 8, 1856, he wan maae
presiding elder of the Marshall dis
trict of the C. M. E. church. He
was never able to fill his appoint
ment taking seriously 111 on his re
turn home. Dr. J. It. Shepherd, a
leading doctor and surgeon of this
county used all means to ktp tnis
eminent divine upon the land of the
living. His funeral was attended
from Miles Chapel C. M. E. church
of which he was a member. Sat
urday. Dec 31. 1921. Bishop Cot
trell. officiating. Haywood Under
takers, director. Interment In Over
ton cemetery, Sunday, Jan. 1, 1922.
Mr. Thomas Tate, a well liked young
mn of the city died very suddenly
at Ills sister's home, after a very
short Illness. Mr. Joe M. Hoiiaway
and Mlsa Viola Johnson, one of
Marshall's most excellent and ac
complished young ladies, were Join
ed !n the holy wedlock by Kev. Bll
hmw. hev leave for their future
hoaie In Dallas, Texas. We wish
them a successful Journey througn
life. Miss Grace D. (GUmore) Bar
low, nun of- our charming and ac
complished young ladles left for
Chicago University 10 lane a ousi
tivhi or commercial course. We wish
hor nil the success. The race needs
Just such excellent young women
In such avenues in that proression.
Mr. Chas. Patterson and wife went
In Dullng. Mr. C. H. Brilton of Kfln-
ts City is spending the Christmas
holidays In the city. The churches
of the city observed waicn nigni.
Mr. Lee Johnson killed nice porkers,
they netted 660 pounds. Mrs. J. D.
Ranford of Ore City Is spending a
few days of the holidays at home.
Mr J 'it. ITnvwiwid Is verv sick.
Mr. Stephen 'Edward is much bet
ter. Mr. 11. L. Lane continues very
low. Willie Wilder - and George
Griffin engaged In a gun battle, re
milllntr in both parties . being shot
and a mule killed, the trouble Is
not known. Thoy met on the road,
Wilder drew a uislol. begun Shooting
ono shot took effect in Griffin's
right breast, and came out under the
arm. Griffin returned the fire with
a shot gun. shooting Wilder in the
head ana neck wun oira snoi, neun
nr urn In a serious condition. Both
were arrested and placed In Jail
charged with an assault ana attempt
to murder and . were . released on
tKftn nn anA t7nn no linmln Ttev.
W. A. Trenton is mingling with his
many rrlonda.
all renders who are In the
arrear for the-Express pay up or
your papor win do aisconunuca.
Teftgue, Jan. 6.- Sunday School
was well attended at all churches.
Rev. Alexander was at his post Hun
day and preached to his congrega
tion. Misses Velma and Katherine
Itogors of Pallas, visited their aunt,
Mrs. A. D. Buckley has returned
home. Miss Ever Nolen of Fairfield
and Miss Bonnie May Nolen are in
Mcxla. Upending the holidays with
their aunt, Mrs. Mary Colter. Miss
Willie Batts and sister Grace Batta
and Grace Johnson spent the holi
days In Hi'hbard City. Mr. and Mrs.
Wattle Nea'v took dinner with Mrs.
Jones and then took a flying trip
to Mexla. Every one seemed to have
a happy Christmas and New Year.
If you wish the Dallas Express, see
J. fa. Brewer and give your reports
to H. J. Brewer. Miss Mable Brew
er. Miss Mable Brewor spent the
holidays in Ennis. Miss Mnnervla
Barton of CorslcRna and Miss Ed
ner of Fairfield, were tho guosta of
Mrs. Emmr Crawford during the
holidays. They made a flying trip
to Mexla. . '
Rockdale, Jan. fi. During the
bad weuthor the Christmas holidays
were fine. The Christmas tree at
New liopfl was a success with a
larRo crowd to witness same. The
banquet at tho Idoul Cream Parlor,
Tuesday night was tho best given
tn this city since "89." The atten
dance was so largo there was hardly
room to accomp'idate them. Madams
Auzocia Davis. Mattie Cooper, Ma
mie Cooper, Nealie O'Uea, Ola Mao
Ituckor, Lola Tennon; Messrs. Van
Ileuley and Tom Floyd attended
the dance al Cameron. Mr. Willie
Ford en route to .Temple, af.ter a
fiw days dpent with his cousin,
Tom Floyds. also Btopped over at
Cameron for the dance. Mr. Zomer
Nichols,! Garnet Bucley, came In
tYon Waco, for a few days visiting
elatlves. Mr. Tom Floyd will loave
1 a turd ay night for San Antonio.
Pon (a. Jan. 6. Services w- re very
well attended at Plain View 0. M.
E. church Sunday where H v. Wll
kins of Winoni, filled the i-ostrum.
tills being his Introductory sermon,
he add'fBsed a nice audierie and
sivke from the 3rd Geu. 6 verse,
object "Gr-d Searches for Mi n," he
Bhoued himself quite able to handle
the 8ii Joct. As a sample our out
look bids fair this year. On accouia
of the ISlness'of Mr. Wayman Hicks
tho Geu. .Supt. P. B. Hicks failed
to be with his Sunday School Sun
day. We w'.ll hae preaching ser
vices on 1st and 3rd, Sundays this
year. Visitors this Christmas were
many . Among some, we are able
to mmtion Prof. E. O. Adams of
Troupe. Prin. of City schorls who
visited In the W. K. Kyle's home.
Prof. M. Hardeway, of Calvertj Stip
ervlHor of Colored schools . thoi
visited In this section among rela
tives and friends, who were glad to
meet him. Wo jiote that Prof. Harde
way is making good, a credit he
honestly 'losorvoa, as well as being
aide to do. Prof. W. V. Cleaver of
Shady Grove and Principal of Shady
Grove school vinlted In Jacksonville
!stf"t week. Prof. W. A. Fuller of
Anadarlta Cominuraty pnsned thru
en route hoLie- from Jacksonville,
Prof. Wheeler, Principal City Schools i
at Perry passed tnrouftt en route to
Naeogtl'tK'H and other points last
w i'k. i'r. M. A. ifanipton left for
points unknown Saturday. Mrs. Vir
ginia Cox came home Saturday.
Miss Lucile Hill returned . hopie
from Jacksonville, Thursday. Little
MIhs annle Elburno Snow is visit
ing In this section this week. Miss
Lena Nales cams home to spend the
holidays. Mr. John. Fuller, proprie
tor of the So-Different Cafe at 607
North Central avenue spent the holi
days with his old home folks and
returned Saturday. We are reliably
Informed that he Is making good.
Mr. It. J. Fullt-r, agent for the Ex
press at Pine Hill visited In Jack
sonville, Friday and returned Satur
day. Mrs. Minerva. J. Fuller visited
the bed side of her sick father, Mr.
R. B. Johnson last week and re
turned home Sunday. Miss Luella
Fuller of Anadarka visited In the
Massive and Miller home laBt week.
Cupid rang the bell last Thursday
at 7:30 p. m., to announce the
marriage of Miss Ethel Christopher
to Mr. Ira Johnson, the wedding
took place at the residence .of the
bride's mother, Mrs. Martha Chris
topher. These young people are. too
well known to be Introuced here.
They are among our best people
and stand well in tho business ele
ments of our race. The reporter
with the many readers ind friends
wish for this couple a prosperous
and happy life. Mrs. Adline Muse
and Mrs. Shears went to Jackson
ville Saturday and returned Mon
ay. All of the teachers resumed
their school work, Monday morning.
Mr. T. H. Cleaver of Cr'aftls here.
Cuney, Jan. B. Sunday School,
B. Y. P, II., were both well attended
Sunday. The people were all dis
appointed because the wedding
bells did not ring In Cuney. Prof,
II. L. Price has closed a successful
drive for the Knights of Pythias
and is homo again with his family
and friends. Rev. NewBome of Long
view has moved to Cuney to help
us to build a greater Cuney. Itev.
Thos. Simms spent a few days in
the city with family.' Miss Frankle
Hamilton spent the Christinas in
Cuney, with parents and friends..
.Mrs. IUp Nelson of Ponla, spent the
Christmas. In Cuney with her sis
ter. The Thanksgiving annual tea
given by the Missionary SIsterB on
N'ew Year's evo was quite an en
joyable affair and every one took
great interest in watching the old
year out and the nw year in. The
teachers are all back at work after
spending the holidays with parents
and friends. Mrs. Clny, the moth
er of Mrs. Thos Sims Is In Cuney
Waiting her daughter. The holidays
are over and the people have begun
farmelng again. For Dallas Express,
r,oe J. F, Price, agent and reporter.
Grniilmry, Jan. 5. liev. W. A.
Sj.arks of Fort Worth, preached two
strong sermons Sunday which were
enjoyed by all. Parents don't forget
helpful Bible lessons are still being
taught at Sunday School and you
are cordially invited to attend and
above all send your children. MIsh
D. M. Judward spent the holidays
in Mineral Wells with Miss Terrell.
They reported a pleasant stay. Miss
Hedulia High tower of Wichita Falls
spent Christmas week-end with
Misses Uytia aad Uyleara High
tower. Mr. Ed Crowder and others
motored over to attend the party
Tuesday evening. Rev. Wootley
Jones of Stephonville worshipped
with the members of Mt. Ebo Baptist
church Sunday. Miss Emlie and lit
tle Roosevelt Mosley returned from
Hreckenrldge, Sunday accompanied
by their mother. Miss Josie 8. High
tower entertained Miss Terrell, Mon
day with a Bix o'clock dinner. Mrs.
Dollie Howard and mother were
called to Weatherford at the bed
side of Mr. Clummio Garlands who
is reported seriously ill. Madams
Minnie Mitchell, Massie Keith, Ruby
Wrenn. and little Pearl Johnson
are on' the sick list. Messrs A. F.
Oeavors and John Adams went to
Tolur, on a hunting trip, their
game was one rabbit. Misses Birdie
and Hanoi Edwards left Monday
for Brockonridge. Mlsa Nettie El
win is home again visiting parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellla Hall of Dallas
njoyoii new year dinner with their
mother. Messrs. P. W. Roe, C. W,
Keith, George Moore and W. M.
Anderson entertained the "Y" girls
with a 10:30 luncheon Sunday night.
Sherman, Jan. 6. Mrs. Jennie
Mae Whidby, teacher of Laveru
school spent few days at home, this
week. Miss Octavla Brooks, of Van
Alstyne, is visiting her slster-In-law,
Mrs. Sarah Brooks. .Recently,
MIb? Thelma Douglass nnteruinod
the Sylvia club with "Xmat tree.
Rev. J. M. Fountain, pastor of St.
John C. M. E. church will wed
Miss L. E. White of Dallas, 3rd
inst. iiev. G. H. Boll, former vjstor
here and now P. E., Oak Cliff L'is-
trict will offlc'ate. Rev. Fountain
ani bride will return here 6th inst.
A few friends were royally enter
tained with New Year eve social re
past, giveu by Mrs. J. W. Ward
at her palatial reside ce on E. Grif
fin. Contest and kcuiOclng amused
tha distinguished guest for the
evonlng. The met, a consisted of
salad course, shrimp salad, hot
chocolate, cake and ho.ne made
candy. Mr. Riggtns Moor and
Mrs. Mamie Utywood were united
In holy bonds of wedlock at the
oourt house last week. Mr. Price
Woodrie now of Pallas visited rela
tives here last week. Rev. G. W.
Hill, former pastor of First Baptist
church in Mount!, 111., occupied pul
pit night 28th nit., at Harmony Bap
tist, his wife accompanied hlui.
While' here they were the guests of
bla son. Rev. Harrison Hill and
wife. Miss C. W. Johnson enter
tained afternoon, 31st ult., In Pro
gressive Whist Party at her pa
U tlal residence, 516 East Jones
street. Mrs. M. V. Manack, Mrs. Dol
lie Jones, Mrs. Amandy Mack Cain,
Miss Virginia Stewart all of Dal.as,
being the honorecs. Other out of
tot, a guests present were Miss W'llie
Mae Montgomery of Nowata, C'.;
Mrs. Alma Vaughn of Dallas; Mrs.
Fv Hauioman of Ardmore, Okla.
Miss Fannie Johnson, L. Corni'Jus, I
liiei na JJouglass, ueorgo Johnson.
Itafka; Coleman and Horbert Tate
of .siientidn were royall entertain
ed at Mi;a Helen Camnell at Den-
i.on, Monday evening. Miss Bertha
IV lard Oliver Hlllard, James Love
ana Eugene Cole.
In go, Jan. 6. Mrs. Frances Am
boree of Beaumont and Mrs. Mary
Flnnell of Mark bam are here visit
ing relatives and friends. Rev. D. R.
Turner of Bay City, Is here visiting
bis brother, Mr. Henry Turner. Miss
Novella Heard of Needvllle, and
more recently of Houston, spent a
couple of days here visiting relatives
and friends. The New Bethlehem
members and pastor. Rev. T. Smith
of Houston, beltevelng in the time
honored custom of starting the rew
year right had all day services at
their church Sunday, a spicy liter
ary program was rendered consis
ting of songs, . prayers and discus
sion of various subjects closing the
services with preaching and an old
time talking meeting. Mrs. Cresia
Harris acted mlstrs of ceremony.
and address of . welcome was ex
ceptionally well delivered by Miss
Annie Simmons. Response was made
by F. J. Foster. Some of the sub
ject discussed were "Unity,"
"Friendship." "Obedience," "Lead
ership." and "Relation of Pastor and
Deacons." Between these exercises
a sumptuous dinner was served by
the good sisters of the church. Ail
visitors went away in high praise
of Dr. Smith and hi members. Mr.
Louis Monroe and the Misses Mon
roes, Mr. Ed Williams and wife,
Mr. Saul Allison, Mesdames E. J.
M linger, Lucy demons, Miss Bertha
Clemons and Mr3. Roberta Holmes.
Mr. John Laws and wife, Mr. Geo.
Williams and wife, Messrs. Albert
Murry and D. Lockhart. all of Iago,
attended church at New Bethlehem
Sunday. The Iago American Wood
men Camp No. 128 In their holiday
drive added 13 new members to
their camp Friday night. These
neighbors have under consideration
the erection of a new hall In the
near future to accomodate their In
creasing membership. .
Wnoo. Jan. 6. Everybody seemed
to have enjoyed' a very pleasant
Christmas and a happy new year.
Only a few accidents, one about 2
o'clock Sunday morning at they cor
ner of 6th and Washington streets,
which resulted in the loss of one
life .and others reported badly hurt,
in nn . auto collision here Sunday,
Jan. 1, 1922, all white. All the
pastors of the city had services
Xmas, Sunday, Now Years. Also had
watch. Among our Christmas friends
were one glad to note. Rev. Prof.
Berkley and wife, Mrs. E. E., of
the leading water city visiting Mrs.
E. E. C. and family, 1410 North
tth street. Mrs. J. D. Ford of Mar-
lln, attended the funeral of her
niece here last week. Brother Wm
Jacob, rear, 1004 North 6th. ii
suffering with rheumatism. Sister
Wood, fhe hair dreaser on Archie
street, East side, is ill this week.
Mr. J. H. Harris reports that he is
attending the bedside of his nephew,
Mr. Andy Crane. Mrs. L. B. H., la
said to be visiting in Dallas, this
week. Don't forget that advertising
pays. Often through the columns of
the Express many an old friend is
found. Special write-ups and ad
vertlsements may be had at a very
low cost. Let us all remember that
this is a day of progress and ad
vancemont, and that a man lives by
what he oes. We as a race con
sider reading too high and espec
ially our own newspapers. Service
persons and others should read their
own papers, it matters not what the
cost. Advertise for a wife or hus
band. Call Garnett P. B38 for
whatever you want In the Dallas
Center, Jan. 5. The death An
sel vislled the home of Mr. Vance
Greer early Monday morning, Dec
26th and clalmed'hls little 13 year
old daughter, Elbert a (Doll Baby)
who was so seriously burned, Dec.
2nd until all medical skill and at
tention failed to raise her. Funeral
services held from the C. M. E.
church Tuesday, Dec. 27 and inter
ment was in the African cemetery,
the same was conducted by Rev. T.
A. Amos. The wife of Mr. Collin
ralth died and was burled here
Tuesday, Dec. 27th. The dinner at
Mrs. Diana Jones' Christmas day
was a grand affair. Mrs. Mamie
Holton of Nacogdoches was the guest
of Miss E. L. Bolton, during the
holidays. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Mc-
Cary of Pittsburgh, Pa., spent the
Xmas with Mr. Tom McCary, the
formers father, and plan to return
home the early part of Jan., via.
r,ort Worth and Chicago., Mr. Q.
Garrett and daughter. Miss Irlne of
McCuce, Texas, visited Mr. Ned Gar--ett,
during the holidays. TVe mov
ing picture show men, Mr. Fred
Garrett and Mr. Willie Hicks ex-
MHted at Steep Creek, Monday
night and Tuesday night and reports
plendld success. Mr. and Mrs. S.
Moyd and Miss Bertha Procella of
Nacogdoches, visited Mr. W. B.
Hrown and wife during the holi-
ays. The young Rev. Chas. Nobles
eft Saturday night for Texas Col
"ce, Tyler, where he will enter
ohool as he was successful in wln-
n'ng the scholarship at the annual
onforence. Mr. W. B. Brown made
1 business trip to S- Augustine,
itnrday. The dinner the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. K Nobles, Jr.,
'lew Year's day. Mr. A. King gave
nice dinner New Year's day. Most
nil the out of town teachers spent
the holidays at home and roturn-
d to the'r respective schools Mon
day, January 2nd. .Miss Cora Dixon,
after spending the holidays . wun
friends and rrlatlves In Ueaumont.
eturned home Monday. Miss Geor
gia Lister or Shelbyvllle, visited
her sister, Mro. Bunnett Fountain
during the holidays. 't
Corsica., Jan 6. Visiting out
r city during the holidays:
fm MrNeelia in Ta-ue. Mrs. Mol-
l'e Moton and son In Dalla 1 wlih
her son. Mr. James Powers surprised
'Is wife with a beautiful self player
nlmo as a christnas gift. Master
Edward Major Carrol celebrated his
fifth birthday anniversary, Dec. 80,
under the supervision of Mn. Ira
Carrol, his mother. MIbs Sadie Thlte
is s'ek. Mrs. Rosle Oeut of Cal
vart. u vlHiilns her sister. Mrs. Ra
chel Johns, n. Mr. Carl AuBtin White
la vlnitlnff 1 is erandmother at CoRsle,
Texas. The Southtown Civla Parent
Teacher clubs are working hand In
hand and shoulder to shoulder. The
Civic Cl' b accepted the Invitation
of the parent-teacher "lub through
Prof. Boswell, to mak the school
property tho center of rttractlon for
the netehhorhnod and ait evidence Of
good faith, has put out iiuveral val
uable shade f ees on the yard. Watch
as this year.
Cisco, Jan. 6. The Dallas Ex
press Is alive again in Cisco, Texas.
Let us welcome it with gladness. .
The old reporter, Mrs. Imogene
Randall has returned after a 7
weeks' stay In 8outb. Texas, and
wishes for the Dallas Express read
ers a happy and BUccessful New
Year. I bIbo wish your strong sup
port in enlarging the circulation of
'he Dallas Express, one of the best
and most widely circulated Negro
papers of the South. Xmas and New
Vuar was celebrated and much en
Joyed by all. Let ug he optimistic
Indeed and look forward to great
er opportunities and- broader ave
nues for the success of the race In
1922, than ever before. The public
school rendered a splendid program
Christmas eve' night, together with
a well laden Christmas treet. All
were made to feel proud of teach
er and children. Rev. J. W. Washing
ton held his regular services at St.
Mark Eaptlst church. 4th Sunday
service well attended. Departures
for holidays: Mrs. Victoria Johnson,
I'arls, Texas; Mrs. Rella Brooks.
Kernes, Texas. Mrs. Mattie Phllllns.
Stephenville, .Texas, Mrs. Ollle Smith,
Montgomery, Texas. Miss Lottie
Byrd, Weatherford, Texas; Mr. Eu
gene Barnes, Hillsboro, Texas; Rev.
W. S. Johnson, P. E. Austin, Dis
trict Central Texas Conference of
a. v.. k. church spent holidays with
his children, Mr. and Mrs. Chester
Johnson on avenue A. A. M. E.
church services were well attended
Sunday. Jan. 1, 1922, Rev. L. Cor
nelius, pastor. Sunday School is
moving on nicely. C. A. Culberson,
Supt. Entertained: Mrs. Oscar Wil
son, Dec. 31, 1921; Mrs. Williams,
Dec. 24; Mrs. J. J. Sneed, Dec. 29;
Mrs. SylvoBter Tyler. Jan. 1; Mrs.
Mary Thompson, Jan. , Mrs. C. A.
Culberson, Jan. 1. Sickllsted: Mrs.
Veney Mclntyre; Mrs. Ollle Johnson.
The K. of P. Lodge was set up
Wednesday, Deo. 29, by Prof. T. H.
Bowley of Houston, Texas, with 17
men, among Cisco's best citizens.
Banquet and public installation
Tuesday night. Jan. 4. Visitors
from Eastland; Sunday, J. V. East,
Hlllard, Small, Mr. and Mrs. Tal
bert. Madams Harris, Love, East
land, Brannon and a number of
others. Rev. Clark of Ranger. Tex
as, preached at A. M. E. church.
Sunday night. Everybody hear his
ramous lectures on "The Five Sen
ses," Tuesday night, Jan. 11, at A
M. E. church. Be ready for the
Dallas Express. Every Saturday when
Little Mlnnett Randall meets you
with It. Hand news to the reporter.
Please take note of alt worthy oc
cu ranees.
I .'11 11 is, Jan. 6. Galilee Baptist
church Sunday school was well at
tended. Rev. B. F. Williams, preach
f d to a large crowd. Christian union
was held on Dec. 26th, with Rev.
W. M. Massey, President. The Union
nerved refreshments to Revs. Waters
of St. Paul BaptiBt church, C. C.
Buff ord, Sykes of Dallas, Texas.
Miss Pauline Frieraon of Dallas,
was a visitor to her relatives, Misses
Mattie Lewis and Ella Hollins,
Owens avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Doss
are spending a few days in Houston
visiting Mrs. Doss' mother. Mr. Doss'
father 1b here visiting from Bryan,
Texas.. Mrs. Battle is visiting her
daughter in Prairie View, Texas.
Mrs. Adams of Bryan is visiting
here. Mr. J. D. Jelly served turkey
dinner to Rev. X- B. Williams, Rev.
J. W. Williams of Sherman, ex
pastor. Rev. Sykes of Dallas and
Mrs. E. L. Harper of Mexla, Mrs.
Amos D. Kernard served lunch to
a large amount of guests. Rev. A.
K. Starks, P. E., held his first quar
terly conference at the A. M. E.
church, the sauio was a success.
Houston, Jan. 6. Mr. Orange of
Lott Texas, is in Houston, visiting
his sister, Mrs. Bennie Venters, in
400 Richmond street. Miss Nattle
White left Sunday for Livingston,
Texas, to resume teachorlng. Law
yer J. Vance Lewis is home from
New York City, Lawyer Wllford H.
Smith of New York, N. Y., was in
the city accompanied by Lawyer A.
G. Perkins of Galveston. Miss M.
Tohnson of Galveston, Texas, after
spending the holidays in Houston
ton, with her parents and returned
o Austin. Sunday, to attend school.
Mr. H. Thomas Callaway of Chicago
111., is in the city spending the hol
idays. Prof. P. Jones of Texarkana,
Texas, is in the city spending the
holidays with hi? parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Jones, 1106 Rutland St.,
Mr. Y. N. Jones of Thompson, Texas,
visited in Houston last week. Misses
Lillian and Estella Tucker both of
Dallas were the gueats of Mrs. Phil
ip Herbert, 2202 Ilutchlns street.
Miss Claudle Collins, teacher of
Denison, Texas, pnent the holidays
In Houston, visiting Miss Ruby L.
Rice, 719 Cleveland street. Don't
fail to read the Dallas Express.
Copies for sale at Doras' cafe. 716
Prairie avenue, an 1 Little Qujen
Barber Shop, 715 San Felipe street,
or see Wm. Archibald, 422 San Fe
lipe street. Phone Preston 4480.
Houston Heights.
Mrs. Lizzie Spriggs Is very sick
at 613 Rutland street. Miss Dovie
Sanders went to Calvert, Texas, Sat
urday and returned Monday. Read
'he Dallas Express, for sale at 621
II ut land si nit.
Itockwall, Jan. S. New Caldonia
Baptist church held a few nights
service throughout the Christmas
holidays, and there was watch ser
ice on Saturday night, December
11. Rev. F. R. Rmdall being ab
ent.'Flev. E. M. Young filled his
ostrum. At 6:30 p. m., Mr. Willie
Tlandson and Miss Clara Boykin
were' united In matrimony. Rev. B.
TP. Burk, officiated. . Mrs. Carr was
'aid to rest last Sunday in Rockwill
cemetery. She leaves a ' husband
ind two small children and friei.ds
and relatives to mourn her loss. Mrs.
File's and Vlda Fields of White
Too- spent the Xm.is with their
mother. Mrs. Moten. Mrs. E. Wal
on of Garland has returned after
Isltlng relatives and friends. Mrs.
Angellne Thomas of Pallas Is visi
ng her uncle. Rev." Phillip. Mrs.
Ora Klttrell is In the city visiting
relatives and friends, she is now a
esident of Oak ClUf, Texas, M'is
uvcnla Patterson of Mineral Wells,
Texap is visiting Miss Alice Martin.
Mr. Edd Atitlns and his family of
eight members were stricken se
riously HI of ptomaln poison after
the prompt attention of their phy
sician. Prof. Bullard of Dallas is
in the city Mrs. Vina Ellis gave a
reception to a few of her friends In
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Melvln An
drews. Mrs. T. C, Flanlgan, of Tyler,
Texas, Bpent a few. days In this
city ine guest of Mr. and Mrs. Rob
erts. Mrs. Rosle Brown of Dallas
spent Sunday at me noma of Mrs.
P. Roberts.' MI3S Alva Wiser nasi
returned home after spending an
extended visit in this city. Miss
Alva Wiser has returned nome after
spending an extended visit In this
city. Mlsa Earlens Kitrel is visiting
In Dallas. Mrs. Blanch Thomas is tn
Farmersville on business. Mrs. E.
Young is visiting in Fort Worth.
If you have news of Interest please
give it to the agent not later than
Sunday evening.
Ferris, Jan. ' 6. Watch meeting
was held at all churches Saturday
night. Rev. Miller was at his post
Sunday as usual Xmas passed with
out accident. Mr. Joe Taylor and
wife have moved In the city. Rev.
T. C.' Nickleberry and daughter left
Sunday for Central Texas College,
where his daughter, Gertrude will
enter school. Mrs. F. A. Little
made a flying trip to Corslcana and
Durdon, Friday visiting relatives.
Mr. B. Strange and nephew have
returned from Palestine. Mrs. Emma
Williams Is confined to her bed.
Miss Tommie L. Clark, accompanied
her little cousin of Ft. Worth as
far as Oak Cliff. Dallas Sunday.
Miss Oneda Williams after spending
Xmas here, returned to Dallas to re
enter school.
r Jacksboro, Jan. 5. Everyone
spent a very delightful time, sev
eral dinners and a tuckey party
were enjoyed. Miss Llnnie Moaley
was awarded first prize for being
iha nMtMtt tnolrlAat and Mtna T.llHv
Smith, the second prize. There was
a pound party ror ttev. ana ulster
Brown at the residence or Mrs. is.
PhtniTin Arrivals: Miss L. H. Bar
nes from Albany, Mr. Otis Shelton
from Fort Worth, spent unristmas
at home. Messrs Claudle and Ed
die Shelton, Miss Llnnie Mosley and
Mrs. Mary Barnes went to Fort
Worth, the past week. Mr. Har
vey Johnson Is very sick. Mrs. Rosa
Womhra served new year's dinner
for several friends. Returned: Miss
L. B. Barnes to Albany. Master J.
Green spent ChristmaB In Mineral
Wells with his mother.
McKinney, Jan. 5. Mr. and Mrs.
P. W. Stewart honored their (baby)
daughter, Willie Christine Stewart
with a birth day supper, Saturday
evening, Dec. 17, at 6 o'clock. Miss
Nina Ruth Stewart, Sister of Chris
tine met the guest and unburden
ed them of their raps.
Christine then entered the room
wearing a pea gre-n canton crepe
with white collar and cuffs, black
slippers and hose. Many games were
played until the hour for supper
.arrived. At 7:30 o'clock. Miss Stew
art and her guest followed Mrs.
Oeorgie Collins who wore a navy
blue taffeta with rose color trim
ming to a beautiful dining room
where Christmas wreaths and the
table which was a dream decorated
in all colors, pertaining to Christ
mas and a large cake with candles
in the center. The room held full
sway and brought silent thought to
each one. "Peace on Lartn and
Good Will Towards Men." The
Xmas tree with Its brightest ten-
sels. red. streamers and brilliant flx
tures added more attraction to the
Christmas array. The Supper con
sisted of a two-course menu, pe
mento sandwich, friend chicken, pix,
fruit salad beaten biscuits and cof
fee, devil food cake and grape Juice.
Mrs. Collins presided at the tree
where each guest was the happy
recipient of a token from Miss Stew
art and guests then departed for
the theatre. They were as follows:
Misses G. A. Howell, Great V. Priest
ly, Myrtle C. Duncan, Mildred P.
Washington, Mr. G. L. Thomas of
Melissa, Miss Stewarts escort. Miss
Stewart was the happy recipient of
many useful present. Mr. Wesley
Warrick of Houston, was the guest
of Miss Leda Doty. A card party was
given at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Douglas Doty with 16 couples pres
ent. Mr. Warrick was the honored
guest. The house was beautifully
iecorated with Christmas wreaths,
a beautiful fern and hot chocolate
and sandwiches were served. Sun
day Miss Xeda Doty entertained
with a delicious dinner and those
present were: Miss G. Priestley,
Misses C. D. and A. A. Young, M.
Washington, Inez Doty; Mr. W. War
rick of Houston, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy
noty. The menu was turkey with
dressing and cranberry sauce, Eng
"sh peas and Irish potatoes, can
did sweet potatoes, scalloped oysters
macaroni and cheese, fruit salad
served on lettuce leaf and hot cof
fee, fruit Jello and whipped, cream
Ith fruit cake and carmel cake.
The table was beautifully decor
ated. La Qrango, Jan. 5. Xmas was
very quietly spunt here. Services
were held at Ebenezer Baptist
-hurch. , Rev. S. A. Tillman, pastor.
On Monday night, St. James M. E.
church, Rev. Strait, pastor had a
inost beautiful Christmas "fee for
the encire Colored citizenship.
Many valuable and useful gifts were
In evidence. Mrs. Susan Peyton was
very kindly remembered by a daugh
ter of California, wlo sent her
ed mother many useful articles
'or herself and all of the grand
hildren. Most of the boarding stu
dents of the LaG range high school
pent the holidays with parents and
elatives. Misses Macie Qullla, Prlm
ose Pr.lmer, Essie Marshall, Maggie
Rhone "will return here for school
roui their, respective homes. Jan.
',, 1922. Miss Beulah Rhone is
pending the Christmas days . at
Vaco with her brother where she
's Joined by her sister Urisa..
Franklin, Jan. 6. Sunday was a
;reat day with William Grove Bap
'.ist church. .Kev. J. -S. Sims, the
tastor delivered two great sermons,
to a great audience., Bro. Butler,
the great blind evangelist was with
Willow Grove, Sunday, he thrilled
the hearts of his hesrers with singing.-
Miss Fanny Sims after a
week' rtay with parents, has re
turned to her home at Kansas City,
Mo. Mr. Peter Edwards and family,
Misses Bennie Lee and Nice Ed
wards, Mrs. Julia Rodges and Miss
Rosle Lee Havward were called to
Waco, Saturday to wltnfeds the bu
rial of a relative. Prof. C. L. Ham
ber and Miss Johnnie Johnson his
assistant teacher were injured In
the car wreck, near Franklin. Mrs.
Ttoak McCutche -n of Bald Prairie,
Texas, was gu jst of Miss Odell
Blocker Sunday evening. We are
glad to report Z'o. W. D. Smith up
again. Suiiday will be a great dayi
with North New Hope. The pn'ollc'
Is inv'ted. We are sorry to report
grandma Haraway, yet indisposed. 1
Sick listed: Urandma Haraway,!
Mrs. Fanny Riley, Mrs. Mary Tomp-j
son and Mr. Taylor Lee.
. nranchvllle, Jan. 6. The services
at Sweet Homo A. M. E. church
were well attended Sunday. Rev.
McKoy preached two good sermons.
Mrs. Deliah Miller Is very sick at
her son's home. We hope for her
a speedy recovery. Mr. Ned Drone
was shot by Mr.- General 'Jackson,
Dec. 31. Milam County Union was
held with Livingstone Br. No. 929,
Saturday, Dec. 31. The members of
that branch spared no pains in mak
ing our stay pleasant. There were
6 branches present. We will come
again. Mrs. Jennie Bryant and
Grand Daughter returned to tholr
home at Houston. Saturday. Prof.
Mrs. Roland and Freddie Louisia
dined with the reporter, Sunday,
Jan. 1st. We spent quite an enjoy
able time together. Have your mon
ey ready" ror the Express every Sat
urday. Thanks. Mr. Pat McCul
louch, an old citizen of Maysfleld
died Saturday, and was burled Sun-
ay. The family has our sympathy
Marlln, Jan. 5. Christmas has
come and gone and many hearts
were made happy. The Dallas Ex
press Pub. Co., extends a happy
new year greeting to all and wishes
for you unlimited prosperity. We
also wish for your valued patron
age and support in the future as
in the past. Marlln was crowded
with Xmas visitors, the most of
whom have returned to their re
pective homes and places of oc
cupation. Born to Mr. and Mrs
J. J. Jefferson, a 10 pound baby
boy. Born to Mr. aud Mrs. Will
Walker a 12 pound boy. Both mo
thers and babes are reported doing
well at this writing. Mr. M. Miles
of Oregon, is here visiting home
folk. The Proter and Zephyr's fun
eral parlors recently opened Is a
creditable institution to any com
munity. They are equipped to ac
commodate the public in their line
and should be given due credit for
their Affnrtq Mr Milen of Lou
Angeles. Call., is here for the Chris-1
Xmas holidays, he Is engaged in the
real estate business in his state and
is rated at $15,000. Mrs. John
son of Prairie View and Miss Stamps
of Dallas left for their homes Sat
urday. The Mackey sisters of Mex
la. spent the Christmas In Marlin
visiting the Child's sisters. Mrs.
Prince Wilson of Big Creek died last
week and was buried Saturday. She
leaves a husband, children, friends
an relatives to mourn her demise.
Mrs. R. L. Williams of Jennings,
La., died in that place and her re
mains was brought here for burial.
Her death was quite a shock to the
Colored people of Marlln. All loved
her, who knew her, yet she has
passed from the stage of actton. She
was buried under auspices of the
local Court of Harolnes. Rev. Flem
ing and other associated miniates
attended the funeral. Hon. J. C.
McKenzie. Revs. Brown, Ellis, Shaw
and others attended the Bishop's
Council heald at Waco, last week.
There was much accomplished as to
reports. Mr. Monroe Anderson Is
erecting a costly bungalow on his
Island street property. Mrs. DavlB
Is erecting a nice cottage on her
Wiley street property. Mr. E. L.
Gibson Is erecting a beautiful build
ing for the Zephyre and Porter Un
dertaking parlors. This Is located
on Rose street. Rev. C. L. Humber
had the ' misfortune to have his
car turned over on him from which
he sustained painful injuries inter
nally, but at this writing he seems
to be improving much. Prof. Wright
and wife of Rosebud oame over
Christmas week to spend some time
with their father who was Injured
In an auto wreck. Miss Alberta
Griggs of El Paso, Texas, is In the
city visiting her mother. Mr. Rob
ert Washington of San Antonio, Tex
as, has bren spending Xmas with
home folk here. Several parties went
to Waco, last week to witness the
singing by Miss Smith. Col. M. M.
Mosley left the crowd and secured
a box seat which cost $3.60.
Prof. Chase of Otto, Texas, spent
the Christmas here. A hot contest de
bate was encountered at First Bap
tist church, between . Hon. W. C.
Clark and Prof. C. Wyman. Resolve
which was the greatest man. Abra
ham or Joshua, the Jury rendered
their verdict In favor of Abraham.
The Bub-reporter was out to Light
ning bug convention at First Bap
tist church. Those who missed it,
missed a great treat. It was quite
amusing. ' Finance raised $7.70.
Prof. A. Wallace of Prairie View
College spent the holidays In Mar
lin. Miss Devora Cook and Donald en
tertained quite a number of their
friends with a Grand Social on the
eve of Dec. 26.
Mr. O. L. Lights entertained his
friends with a turkey d toner.
Alerkel, Jan. 5. Sunday school
as usual at all churches. 'As Sun
day was New Year, there was a
Joint Sunday School at Mt. Olive
Baptist church conducted by Rev.
L. T. Turner. Supt., it was high
time all day and at night. R-v. E.
I ' Special Feature Attraction
The Af Fairs
of Aria tor
Q (paramount Qidure
Wallace Reicl
Elliott Dexter.
' Monte Blue
Theodore Robert!
Raymond HaUxt
W. Wiley delivered an excellent ser
mon, subject. "Watch." We have ail
resolved to do more for the Lord
in the future, let us all turn out
to Sunday school more. All young
men and women are cordially Invit
ed to attend B. Y. P. U. every Sun
day evening at 4 p. m., at Mt.
Campbell. Brother James Whtpps,
president is back on the scene, been
absent for some time, but from now
on will endeavor to ever be at our
post of duty with the Express, each
Saturday. Let us all start right
this year by taking, paying for and
reading the Dallas Express, the
foremost Negro Journal of the
Southwest. We must co-operate In
every tangible way in West Texas,
help build up our own enterprises.
Each citizen should read the Ex
press, I have been reading it since
childhood and find no other to sur
pass It for Information as to the
things of interest of the Negro
race, this is what should interest
us more than any ' other thlnK in
existence. Let's start the new year
right and read this paper more and
at all time. Have your change
ready every Saturday evening as the
reporter passes, rain or shine, cold,
or hot.
"Never a Christmas morning.
Never the old year end,
But some one thinks of some one,
Old days, old times, old friends.
Calvert, Dec. 5. Mr. Clarence
Jones left Wednesday for Marlln.
Mrs. A. S. MIms came home Wed
nesday after spending Xmas with
her daughter. Mrs. C. C. Smith of
Waxahachle. News reached Calvert
Sunday or the death of Mrs. Amelia
Pugh Johnson of Houston. Her re
mains were shipped to Hearne, Its
final resting place. Mrs. A. S. MIms
left Thursday for Houston, to visit
her son, Prof. G. A. Minis. Mrs.
Bessie Washington and children of
Marlln are In the city the guests of
Parents. Miss Blanche Whitehead ,
came home Thursday from Marlin,
where she spent Xmas. Mr. Nelson
Gates of Mart is In the city the'
guest of friends, Rev. Robt. Stewart
of Beggs, Okla., is in the city, visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Tear, M-s. Mat
tie Hayden of Qusen City, Dallas,
spent the Xmas in this city, the
gueBt of her mother, Mrs. Francis
Tear. Mrs. Alice Love left Sunday
for Groesbeck, where she Is teach
ing. She spent the Xmas at home.
Mrs. E. P. Hunter of Houston and
sister, Emma L. Blackshear of Na
vasota, came up Sunday to be
gin school work, after spending
Xmas at their home. Prof. R. C.
Cook, principal of the Kosse school
spent Xmas with his family. Miss
Iola Moss, his assistant teacher in
the primary department is rendering
excellent service. Mrs. Sophia pow
ers gave a family re-union dinner
Sunday, Dec. 25th. and all the chil
dren met in her spacious home and
presented present to mamma and to
each other. The guests were invited
to supper with Rev. and Mrs. E. W.
Powers. Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Dun
lap .spent Xmas in this city, the
guests of their mother, Mrs. Ellen
Charles, who is ill at her home.
Miss Eula Dunlap spent Xmas in the
city at the bed side of her sick
mother. Miss Vada E. Washington
of this city who is employed at De
villa, Texas, as teacher, stopped over
to Bay howdy to home folk as she
passed through en route to Okla
homa City, Okla., to witness the
wedding of her sister. Miss Mabel
0. Washington to Mr. John G. Gil
ford of that city. Mrs. Glllord has
charge of the Intermediate grades
I and domestic science in Weleetka,
Okla.. city school. She will finish
up her school term and join her
niiileyville and Jones Prairie: The
Pageant was hindered Saturday
night by cold weather. Sunday ser
vice was good. Solo, by Mrs. F. A.
Williams; selection by Miss Lenora
McDanlel, after which the pastor
ascended the rostrum and delivered
a timely and brief sermon from
Luke 2:10, theme: . "No Room in
the End." The pageant was fine
Monday night. Music by Mrs. F. A.
Williams, Tuesday night a great
business meeting. Mr. Jerry O.
Gentry left Tuesday for Mexla, ac
companied his sister-In law, Mrs.
Mattie Gentry. Miss Dora Graves
and Mr. Dell Penetta were united
'n holy wedlock Thursday night at
the home of the bride. Mr. and
Mrs. T. Risby. Mrs. Robert Walton.
MIbs W. .F. Graves and her Bister,
Mr. Chas.' Bonna, Miss Veeta Orains,
Rev. M. Coberton, all of Calvert,
were here to witness the wedding.
A host left the wedding to witness
the Xmas holiday exercise at Pleas
ant Grove, conducted by Rev. F. L.
Workers. Mrs. M. L. Dogan left
Wednesday for Rockdale. Pastor
Sharp .was laden with present to
take home. Miss E. N. Portis Is
here spending the holidays with
Misses H. L. and K. D. Williams.
Mrs. T. M. Williams is still on the
Ick list, also .Mrs. Letha Watley
and Mrs. H. L. Smith, but all are
Cloria Svansor
Bebe Daniely
Vanda ilawlev
Atfnes Ayrer
Pc ily Moran
Julia Faye

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