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TEXKS TO Jrt N S HI THE PALLAS EXPRESS, PALLAS, TEXAS, SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 23, 1922 1MK. ...... !... , ...... ! - ,, SIM. .... .MM. 1 .MM. - (MM. Mineral Wells. Rev. J. M. Bold Ing, P. C. of the Mt. Olive A. M. E church preached at 11 and at 8 o'clock. The spirit ran high. Mrs. Carnara Alexander, president of the A. C. L. E., la planning for a pro gram on Thanksgiving night to be gin at A. M. E. church. Rev. Allen the present pastor of the C. M. E. church is attending annual confer ence. Mr. J. B. Steward of Naples, Texas, are here visiting his brother, Mr. 0. S. Steward. Mrs. Gertrude Gordon left for Ft. Worth, Texas where she Is to Join her husband. Mrs. Upshaw and Mr. Frank Boy kins are reported sick. Mr. Sandy Cole off Gainesville, Texas, has been In the city for some time seeking his health left Sunday for his home He reported very much Improved by the waters. Mrs. May Boltlzar Natchez, . La., is here visiting her Blster-ln-law, Mrs. w. H. Sheppard. Services were on high order at Beth el throughout Sunday's program for Thanksgiving. Rev. Robinson re ports a great board meeting at Cle burne, Texas. Rev. Robinson In ac ceptlng the Invitation to lecture at the city school department soon is arranging to carry his choir with him to Fort Worth. Sister Lena Washington departed this life re cently In our city. Rev. J. S. Sut ton of Dallas, was called to offici ate In the ceremony who so fittingly eulogized the deceased. Friday night following Rev. Sutton preached a stirring sermon to the delight of all concerned. Rev. Sutton Is our much honored ex-pastor. The remains was laid to rest in the Pollard's ceme tery. Mr. J. H. Felton and J. H. Tumor both were week end visitors to our city. Mrs. Rebecca Wllburn of Sherman, Texas, are here the guest of Mrs. Upshaw. Mrs. L. A. Patterson has been In the city for some time visiting. Cleburne. Mr. Cat Llggln who died at Wichita Falls last week re mains was shipped here for burial, his funeral was attended at Baker's undertaker parlor. Rev. A. W. Ed wards officiated, he was burled with Woodmen honors. Rev. O. W. Bur ton and members of Shlloh Baptist are engaged In a ten days' meeting. Rev. Dr. J. C Lott of Austin will assist. Mr. Ed Gee, who was an em ployee at the Santa Fe shqps took sick Tuesday morning, he died a few minutes after he was carried home. His funeral was attended at the A. M. E. church, Friday. Rev. J. W. Griffin, officiated, he was a member of the Masons and Knight of Pythias. He . was burled (With Pythian honors. Bakers Undertaker had charge of the remains. Rev. Keller and Mrs. Kindell attended the annual conference at Oak Cliff, Dalas. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Clau die Kelley, a baby boy. Mrs. Rosa Fowler and son who have been visit ing her monther, Mrs. Charity Pol lard have returned home. Mr. Hen ry Lewis of Sllsbee Is visiting his wife and daughter, Mrs. Lulu and Miss Lois Lewis. Mrs. Corrine Car ter and Mr. Listern Jones of Okla homa City were called to the bed aide of their sick sister, Miss Ruth Jones. Mrs. Annie Tyler is visiting Mrs. Rosa Tyler at Waxahachie. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Max well, a boby girl. Miss Hazel Phillips who underwent an operation Is im proving. Mrs. Laura Chapel of Wichita Falls and Miss Minnie Chap el of Denlson attended the funeral of their step-father last week, Mr. Ed Gee. Messrs. Tom Gee, Sr., and Clifton Pollard have returned from South Texas. Mr. Frank Cranberry is on the sick list. Mitchell lodge No. 65, paid $575, $200.60 to Mrs. Lillie Gee, the decease's wife. $200. 60 to Mrs. Flora Pope, sister of thi. deceased, $75.00 to Baker's under taker. Rev. G. W. Caraway of Abe line Was in the city last week. Mr. and Mrs. Walker an dfamily have moved to Itasca. Mr. and Mrs. Skin ner attended the funeral of their little son who died at Dallas last week. Mrs. Pearl Alcrander is visit ing her sister at Houston. Miss Mel rose Carter, Mr. T. H. Wryce, Mr. and Mrs. H. Wilson attended the annual conference at Oak Cliff, Dal las last week. The younr people of the A. M. E. church have or ganized a literary and debating so ciety which meets tvery Friday night. Mr. James Baker, our under taker was in Dallas and Ft. Worth on business this week. The free will offering ft the First Baptist church Sunday was $125.36. The funeral of Mr. Ed Gee was largely JVmptar Mr. John H. Barne of South ISth. street, following a long - illness, passed -away Monday Nov. 13th. at his horn-;. His brother and . oone nephew survives him. Interment was made in the seven star Cemetery by Undertaker E. Li C. Bradford. Mrs. Cbarlott Wi'lianis of East Cal houn Ave., wua called by death Thursday Nov. - lGth. at her home. Her son, Will Davis, two jitters and 8upi9A iCspuns piaq eje.w BODj.uas iuj8iiry( 'jaq ssa).uiib saAjiuia-i uoqio from the Corinth Baptist church of which ehe was a member, under the auspices of the Knights and daught ers of Tabor, the Rev.W.' Marcus Taylor officiated. Interment was made in thti new cemetery by Under taker I. L. Moody. Mrs. Mary Stokes, following a long Mlness, passed a vay Friday Nov. 17th. at her home in East Ave. E. two sons, one daughter nnd other relatives are left to mourn her lost. Funeral services were held Sunday morning from the f.h. street Baptist church under the auspices of the Knights and Daughters of Tobor. the Rev. T. E. George offic iated. Intorment was made In the New cemet. ry by Undertaker I. L. Moody, G. K. George son of the Rev. T. E. Or-orge. passed. hru Sat day night from Ada . Okla.. enroute to Cameron, at which pliue he im mediately married to Miss . L. C. Bennett, pftor which he end his bride return from Tyler last Saturday, rove at the dv with parents. th T v. and Mrs. T. E. - George, after which Lhey If ft for Artr., Oklahoma. M-s. Mary Odons loft Monday for Denlson, , at which place she will keep house for her cousin Mr. G. E. Bradshaw. and care for his little b years old daughter. F. D. Worgan made a business trip to McGregor last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. R. Klnchon after spending three months In Sweetwater, returned home last Saturday. Miiieolu. Sunday school was well attended at all churches Sunday. At St. Paul Baptist church, especially services were excellent. Mrs. C. Wal ton, Supt. Mrs. N. E, Jortes. wife of Prof. H. R. Jones went .to Dallas Saturday and returned Sunday morn ing". Mrs. Bud Joieo returned from Jurvis Christian Inst., where she has been visiting her daughter, Lue Vera. Miss Jones accompanied her mother and returned to school Weduesdaoy. Mrs. Rachel Session returned from Palestine last week where she has been visiting daughter, who was ill thee. The banquet which was to have been at the C. M. E. church was post poned on account of the Inclemency of weather. Mrs.. L. B. McGrew -nnd si n of Waco are visiting her mother in law, Mrs. K. McGrew. Mrs. Lydta Johnson ofTerell was the guest of Mrs. K. W. Flewellen also the guest of Miss Lydia Walton. Master Seals, fon of Mr. L. Seals died last Friday night. Burled Saturday. Mrs.I Davis, Mr. George ' Washington and others went to Troup last Sunday. Mrs. Tobe Tewls of this city left Sunday for Dallas, to under go a treatment at the Sanitarium. Prof. Blair of Wills Point was in the cltv Inst Saturday on business. I Itt'e Mcreder Hickman retiirnedfrom Tyler last Saturday. lodd City. Sunday school at the A. M. E. church was well attended Sunday Rev. G. W. Henson, paster was at his post He preached at the 11 a. m. service. He also preached at night and' an excellent time was had. Rev; Henson is preparing to leave for the Annual conference which convenes at Pelham. Rev. Floyd of Honey Grove was In the city Sunday, preacher his farewell sermon at church of God and left Monday for Honey Grove. Mrs. B. Blanch is 111 at this writing. Little Lena Mae Phillips is still ' improving to the ..delight of her friends. Mrs. Ullie Runnels is improving at this writing. Mrs. Ella Johnson has re turned from Sulphur Springs, where she has been visiting. 'Crockett Series of prayer' ser vices were conducted by Rev, Wm. Scott at St. Paul Baptist church in order to revive the members that they might receive a shepherd to watch over them. Rev. James John son, H. P. Boxley and R. W. Hol man held splindld services Sunday. Rev. G. W. Motly, graced his new congregation St. Andrew's A. M. E. Mr. Clifford Tarver of Boston, Mass. is guest of his mother and relatives here. Miss L. A. Conner of Elkhart was guest of her cousin Mrs. S. A. Alexander Saturday. Also Mrs. Geo. Hicks of Lovelady was In town. Mrs. Lee Pender Is visiting her brother Mr. Abe Grahenheimar. of Houston. Mr. J. L. Mosley received the sad news of his sister, Mrs. E. Black had died in Ft. Worth Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Groves have purchased a home from Mr. L. Davis lots two houses. Mr Lipscomb Will iams is doing much Improvement about his home. Mrs. Nellie H. Mos ley the nurse was in town for ser vices Sunday. Mrs. Susie Mason wor shipped with the A. M. E's.Sunday morning. Mrs. Camellia Tlppett Is on the sick list. There are several ardent readerss of the Express. Mess rs. Clinton, Cannon, Pender and Scott, the leading barders are al ways on the look out for the paper. Miss Evola McCullaugh reports a trip to Houston and Prairie View. Mrs. L. Steward teacher near Gr&i land cf.me to town for its breeze. Mrs. Jessie Reese can pull you over that poor way of singing by giving you voice culture, give her atrltl. Waco. Mr. C.C. Johnson real es tate man Tlslted ns Inst week. Mr. middle Robarson Is now attending school in K-.nsas City. Dr. Orr of Htllsboro made a brief trip to Waco. Funeral of Mrs. MarUh Caldwell we'u attended Sunday. Mr. Thomas Ringo of Bea-'mont is ou his wav 4.o Austin to attend D. D. and Buna Instltnte. Many of our citizens went to P. V. Satmday. Mrs. 3catrlce P. Black and baby Joined her husband ! at P. V. ' - Cuuey. Services were held all day at Rock Hill. Rev. Little (white) of Corine preached in the morning urging c'.ueer Cooperation between the two races. The ser jon was s masterpiece and was enjoyed by all Collection $23.75. The delegates to Association made their report show ing that 2 of their members were given appointments In the Associa tion. Hen. H. L. Price is still making syrui on his form.U? to date there has been 70C gallons made. Mr. H. C Swanson of Palestine is in Cuney this week .cooking syrup . for Mr. Price. Mr. W. C. Price. Mr. Haywod Burrell, Mrs. Lula Brogg, Mrs. Rosa Hamilton and Rev. D. D. Evans re turned from the Association which convened at Alta last week Mrs. H. L. Price, Mr. W. C. Price and others made a business trip to Jackonvllle. Prof J. L. Hamilton made a fling trip to Texarkana this week. Rev. Thos. Si mm s has made some improve ment on the school hruse. Mr. Tay lor Wilson -of M'iso.ie. Oklahoma has retturned home. ftulte a number of families are moving to Ouney. They are fast real zing that this is the best town In East Texas to live The Masons are plunnlng to hold thanksgiving services at Rack Hill church Thanksgiving day. Grand Master H. D. AVInn will speak here on that d?.y. Much Interest is being niunif 7 Led In the B. Y. P. IT. work under the leadership of Mr. W. C Price. The P. Section carried off all the honors Sunday. Much building Is going on around Cuney. Mrs. Bessie Rogsdaleof Jacksonville, Texas spent a few days here visiting parents. Mrs. Sulina M. Benson and little daughter Darls Ruth of Jacksonville, Texas are visiting parents here this week. Prof. J. L. Hamilton and Mr. Mr. Jno. Brogg. made business trips to Athens this wef k. Mr. Ben Jones of Alto Is in the city an business Mrs. Bessie Jessie is visiting her hus band here ' this week. Mrs. Lizzie McClendon Is still visiting in Dallas. l'ittsbnrg-Sunday a very fair day, mmornlng seemed to be a litttle un favorable. Services at St. Paul Bap tist church. Rev. N. N. Sawyer was reassigned to pastor at Morris Chap el he reported a fine conference at Palestine. Sunday was high day at St. Beulah . Rev. I. Whitlow will de liver his last message for this year. On to the conference at Texarkana.' A dinner waB served Friday evening at Mrs Julia Williams honoring Mrs. Oma Hart of Sulphur Springs, It was enjoyed by all. The C. M. E. ites pull ed off a light rally Sunday the sum of $68.00 was realized. The Sing song Festival given under the direct ion of Mrs. Ada Butler at Pine Bluff was a success. The Interdenomana- tional Missionary Program at St Beulah C. M. E. church given under the auspices of the society by Mr. C. Dyke Baker Sunday raised $25.65 was a success. Mr. C. Dyke Baker will love for Lane College Jackson, Tenn. Before entering school.he will make three annual conferences. Mr. W.. H. Phoxx has purchased a new ford car. Madams Lona Collins, Edna Jackson . and visitor motored over Sunday from Mt. Pleasent. Mrs. Sel ena (Mosley) Hamilton Is in the city visiting relatives. Mothers attend the Mothers club. The 8th grades gave a party at Mrs. Tina Shavers last Thursday night all had a Joval time. Mr. Fulton- McNeary visited in'Mt. Pleasent. Rev.' W. R. Beamer the past or of S. Stephen A. M. E. church has been transfered to Central Texas conference. The conference sent u Rev. A.. F. Franklin formely of Tylei. We regret the change of our Beamer. We hope for him much success. Prof. S. M. Kirk of Paul Qutnn College is in the city. Prof. B. L.lllard is at home. Mrs. Emma N. Hancock the Jeans Supervisor of Home economic and Industrial Arts of Morris county is In the city. Texas has 52 Geans Supervisors for colored. Arrivals from the Annual A. M. E. conference at Marshall; Revs. W. R Beamer, F. W. Wright, Sr., J. Robinson. Mr. Johnson Hughes. Rev. I. Culberson, Brown and Glein. Mrs. Isabelle and grandaughter Lena Belle, Dallas , Mr. Beverly Gillian,' Ft. Worth. .Meal and Eura Williams will be agents for the Express. Mr. Bill Searcy, Mrs. Belle Searcy. and Mrs.' Ella Phoxx are on the sick list. Miss Jirr mle Mae Bolton has accepted a po sition In the music depart, in one of the city schoo's at Ardmore. Okla. we wish Miss Bolton a success. Gainesville, All . churches were well attended Sunday. Mt. Olive con-, ducted a rally and netted more than $100.00. Rev Mooney held his confer ence meeting for the ensuelng year. He hendered through the week by rain. Sunday was a busy day tor the conference. Money raised $7. Dea coness and layman's meeting hender ed Friday night on account of rain. Next meeting will be held at the re sidence of Mrs Hattle Kindred. Mr. E. Woody left Sunday for Oklahoma city on business. Mr. Oscar Sumpter attended he conference which conven ed at Dallas, Toxas. Miss Florence Collins left for Ft. Worth Saturday to spend a few days in that city. She She was the gui.t ofMr. and Mrs. O. F. Dixon. Mr. C. S. Taylor of Ft. Worth is in the city the guest of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Fulbright, 416 Throk morton st. Mr. E. L Blackmon has returned from the different places where he has been on business. Mrs. V. Thomas, Mesdames A. Crawford and King have returned from the con ference which was held at Dallas. Mr. Sldnev Collis fs able to be up and out to the delight of friends. I, Rev. .T. J. Johnson, the pastor of Antloch Baptist church, hereby Bay that I highly appreciate my deacon board ma members or An '.loch Baptist c'.mrch, for this rea son , they are royal and loyiU to their offices and 'willing to be lead by their pastor the best working deacon I ever saw. Their names are: Deacors W. D. Steveison, S. L. Hamilton, N. J. Wilford. J. Marshall. TAYLOR. Miss I. Caldwell, one of the regular readers this week joined her moth er and father In Kansas City, Mo. Mr. R. Holiday and wife' and chil dren left Polo Alto, Cat., their fu ture home. Mrs. Grace Bryant spent the week end in town with her hus band. Mrs.' Ev. Johnson Walker, formally of this place, but now of Brenham Is In town with her moth' er. Miss Ora Leonard and mother spent the week end In Smlthville. I Dr. A. E. Hughes, our dentist is now spending Mondays and Tues days in Smlthville. Miss Ethel Da- v'i left Sunday afternoon by the way of San Antonio, for Los Angeles Cal., to Join her motrer and fath er. By the recent addition of the Mrs. B. E. Campbe'l to force of teachers our school now has nine teachers. Prof, Price says there Is one more teacher yet to cokiie. Some of tha citizens of Oklahoma are asking for a primary school in tbr,r section of town. Wo don't s why this should not be favored by all of the Colored citizens. Others are asking for a highway to Biackshear high school. We think both are reasonable demands. Services at all churches Suiida were excellent. Mlsa BIostKfcn Sunday school was well tended at both churches Rev. Rich-' ardson oi rans, ruled we appoint- ment at the Baptist church Sunday morning and Sunday night, the meeting was very successful The patron of the school have finished the school room and made It very comfortable for the kids and the teacher. Rev. T. C. Chambers, the newly elected pastor to the Oak Hill Baptist church came to answer the call Wednesday night with a burning message. Miss Reuby Bills of Paris, who will begin teaching at Kennytown this week was the guest of Mrs. Bert Alexander Sat urday. Mrs. Willie Robblns came through our city, Monday on her way to Mediil to visit her father and mother. Mr. Sam Thomas, the barber was unable to get the shop Saturday on account of an attack of the dengue fever, but is some better at this writing. Tyler. Dr. A. T. Stewart, pas tor of Bethlehem, preached a noble sermon on Sanctificatlon at 11 p. ra. services. Sunday was high day at St. Jame& C. M. E. church. Dr. Clark and his members are prepar ing to go to the annual conference at Henderson. Rev. T. C. Bledsoe, B. Y. P. U. ordganlzer filled the pulpit at True Vine Two additions. Dr. Franklin, pastor of A. M. E. church is out of the city attending conference. Prof. Strains of Pales tine was in the city Sunday visiting nis wire, wno is teaching near here. Miss Ruth White. Supervisor of Colored schools in Cherokee County spent a few days at home last week. Mrs. Ida Denson. who has been here visiting relatives left for her home at Corslcana, Sunday. Sickllst: .Aunt Bamma Starr is very til at her home on Liberty St. Mes- sers. Jas. Hlghtower and Jas. Terry have been confined to their homes this week. Mr. J. C. Clomon has re turned from Monroe, La., where he was called on account of illness. Mrs. Dora Patterson has returned to Fort Worth after spending a few days with her sick mother. Mr. Wil liam who Is representing the Stan dard Life Insurance Co., was in the city for a few days this week dom iciled at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Tucker on Border street. He was accompanied by his chauffeur, Mr. Taylor. Little Miss Louise Jor dan has been out of school a few days with the dengue fever. Miss Louise King, entertained , Friday night with a birthday party at her home on Nbnth Border street, dell- clous refreshments of cream, cake, fruit and assorted candies were served after the games. She received many useful presents. Prof. J. L. Ford made a flying trip to Hen derson last week on business. Mrs. Eugenia Wiley returned from Mar shall, Sunday evening, where she visited her husband. Mr. Robert Lynch Is neatly repairing his home on W. Claud street. The remains of Rev. C. C. Bufford, one of East Texas' most loyal and energetic ministers arrived in the. city last Tuesday morning. The funeral ser vices were held at the First Baptist church, Thursday evening and wore largely attended. Dr. A. F. Stewart delivered the funeral sermon. The ministers of the District turned out in a body to pay their respect. The floral offerings were profuse. His body van laid to rest in St. Louis Community cemetery. Ifi leaves a wife and five children, a host of friends to mourn his loss. Mrs. M. J. Pinkston, one of Tyler's much loved and progressive business women passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 12th at 8:35 o'clock at her resi dence, 620 Border street after a continued illness. Her funeral was largely attended Wednesday after- noon at St. James C. M. E. church lone of Elm0 , the gueBt of re,a. ef which she was a member wlthltive() sick ,lst. Mttck Slrle8 jrle S. . 1 "L .... f,1 Eastern Star. Rev. Clark, officiated Floral offerings were many. Inter ment at new cemetery. The remains of Mrs. Ella Wide- H,u ixov. io, ail ... .uOT aid to rest in the new cemetery last Friday evening. The Allen Undertaking Company had charge of, the three funerals mentioned. Quite are Retting ready to attend the Teachers Assocd 'Ion at Fort Worth nanksgivlng. TexarkiuiA. Sunday was a beau-1 E- attendance good. Rev. S. Garn tiful day and t-ervices were largely r was at his post, also services attndded at the various churches. (good. Miss Mardina .Mmmons of The sewing circles number one and: Overton spent Saturday and Sundny two of Hopewell C. M. E. church Henderson last week. Dr. A. W. Ani.ateA monev frni,i ihAir fraaMr- Pryer visited wife and friends here les and had the church papered last: week. George Thoirpson Is now the new agent for tr Ci-Ms, when in need of it s?e v.m. Friends of Mrs, Tiieo Harris of Chicago, 111., form erly of this place, have been In formed that she has recently fin ished a course as trained nurse Hon J. H. Allen, supervising deputy ,c n7 "" nere anu wiBi w.u, ump . aw,j and in his owj i way addressed the Camp. Rev J. H. Moore stopped at Horewell churca Sundar night and gave a synopsis of the conferences j that were held at Daliw and Ash- do-'n, Ark., respectively. Rev. H. P. Porter Is reported very sick at his brother's home on Bucharan ave nue. Mr. Jones of St. Augustine is In our city as ruest of his sister. Mrs. J. W. Whlttaker. The Parents Teachers Club of Dunbar high school, and wish the co-operation of all the patrons. MrikI. ThorA win not anv Sunday school last 8undar on account of, the heavy rain. Rev. I. W. Williams is conducting a series ot meetings at his church In Mt Plisant this week. We wish for him great sue- On Snnrtav uphool under the leadership of I rof. C. M. Banke ii. wide awaite. Mr. ionny uauie is.bibici " quite sick with the dengue fever, j Fannie Gray. Prof. H. M. Brown. Rev. Williams preached an excel- our agricultural damonsfator, .old lent sermon last Sunday. Mrs. Mary'a meeting Saturday an-l gave prizes Taue Harris Is visiting relatives In to the winners In the faT. The Corley this week. Mr. Will Fisher prles were given to the following: has been ill. Mr. and Mrs. Pleas Johnson made a trip to Hooks, Texas on business. Mrs. Daisy Mil ler was here last week visiting pa rents and friends. 'Our public school with Mrs. M. E. Lanier, teacher is progressing. Palestine. Services were good at all churches Sunday. Pastor Atkins was with us and at bis best He delivered a burning message at 11 o'clock He preached again at night. Antloch Baptist church made a wise selection when they selected this god-sent man. Sunday school and Star Light Band and B. Y. P. U. all had their meetings Sun. Total collection for l he day was $76.61. Rev. B. J. Jackson was with his peo ple at Mt. Vernon A. M. E. church after visiting the Northeast Confer ence which convened at Marshall, Texas. Rev. Williams of Galveston and ex-pastor of Mt. Vernon, was with them Sunday and delivered a strong sermon and at "night Rev. Jackson carried them to a thorn of grace. At 3:30 o'clock there was a good road meeting at Mt. Vernon A. M. E. church. Mr. Royall (white) was the principal speaker. Short talks were made by Rev. Atkins, Dr. W. R. Roberts, E. A. Swan son and Attorney S. J. Williamson. The mumps are still raging here. Mr. James Swanson, the grocery man has the mumps. Mr. Stell Is convalescing. The wedding bells are ringing. Invitations are out announ cing the marriage of Miss Bettle B. Green to Mr. Alex Smith Sunday Nov. 26 th in Swanson. Mrs. Ethel Swanson and son. Leslie and Mrs. Alberta Philips had a feast at Mr. and Mrs. Mosley, Sunday. Mrs. Ver nal Taylor has returned from St. Louis, where she had a pleasant trip. Mrs. Truda Smith returned from Houston, where she visited rel atives and friends. Sick listed: Geo. McQueen, Mr. and Mrs. Dillle Hun ter were called to Wells' Switch, Sunday, on account of the death of her nephew. Grnpelaixl. Mrs. S. A. Prince, president of the Missionary Baptist General convention of Texas, was here last week and taught Bible lessons every night at the conven tion. Mt. Zlon and St. John Baptist churches to a crowded house each night. Mother Prince, as she is called is a great teacher. She is worthy of your hearing. A liberal contribution was given her to help her to carry the good news to oth ers. Services were held Sunday at Corinth C. M. E. church. P. E. Rev. Young was with ' us and preached a noble sermon. The following made business trip to Crockett, Saturday: Mrs. V. J. Buasley, Mrs. Sarah Dem by Mrs. Leoda Thompson, Miss Ara bella Hicks, Miss Annie J. Gllmore and several others. Mr. Rosevelt Tollver and Miss Fannie Lee John son, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. N. P. Johnson, Sr., were quietly mar ried Saturday night, Nov. 11th at the home of the bride. Rev. Boxley officiated. Miss Annie Ophelia Walk er was brought home from Pales tine sanitarium, where she under went an operation for appendicitis. She is much Improved to the de light of her many friends. Mrs. Hul da Harvey has returned fom Hous ton. Mr. Johnny Pouncy of Houston arrived Saturday to spend a while with his family. Mr. Charlie Wilson returned from Galveston, Sunday. In the rally held at General Mt Zion Baptist church, Sunday, Nov. 19, $68.25 was alsed. Henderson. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Adams of Dallas are in the city this week. Mr. Foster Murphy visited Houston and Gi lveston last week. Tha nnnnlfi nt ITonrtarann an Ha. : llghted t0 nave Prot. McCane Dack ' nrt mil-.h imnroi . Mr. Mart Ma- Jenkins, Emma Simmon and Frankle Brown. The friends of Mr. John Glpson are glad to know that he Is much improved. Those who wish to take a part in the Thanksgiving program at Mt. Hebron Baptist church please see the program corn- mittee Rev. Llnaiey WM at hlB pogt at Mt Hebron and preached tw0 able Bermon9. Sunday bOo good at Motner Z1 aUendance rood. Rev. Rnd preached two able sermons. Two I ar AAaA , ,w t,,h g,,,, .o , n m '-Ms week. Mrs- Marjorie Glpson is making aplendld progress in her scno. , at juigore. mi. wiuw oog ley as the happy gueisi of Mrs. R B. Myers last week. Mr. Jim Crear is looking for a wife, old or ypung. Hurry up! Ferris Church attendance was R . p N M1Uer it his post. Rev. Starks, the pre ,d) Jder he,d h,g ql,ttrterly con. ference bere Mr F M Mltchel, ,B recoverlnf; from a ,lght attack of d f Mfe Sumrnetta JaCK. gonB wag , tne cUy Sunday and Mondav Tg)tng grand mothrr. The Orphan home chlldreu were here Sunday and played eerveral good selections. Carthage Sunday School was well attended Sunday. Rev. Grady Stev enson, a student of Bi;hop College was wltn us Sunday and delivered a great sermon. Mr. Calton Woods gave a singing Saturday night wUh 1 large attendance. The wedding bells are ringing announcing - the engagement of Mr. Calton Voods , and miss Jessie nay Aaams.. mr. Roosevelt HollaM of Terrell Is here visiting hlB father, Mr. ?I. H. Lol- land. Mrs. Leia Cordon of Easton, Texas, Is-in the city visiting her Mrs. Sue Hicks Thompson, Mrs. Maggie Gray, Mr. Burl Stevenson, Mr. Jessie Boy.ce ot Silvia, is back after a short stay. Holland's high school was shocked last week by an examination. Mr. Tony Cranford reads the Express. Mr. Wm. Godfrey is erecting a new bungalow. Sherman. Mrs. Clora Scott of Moody is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Roy Perry and Sister, Mrs. E. Cor- sey. Rev. A. Simmons la tonsorlallng at Mann's tonsorial parlors. Mrs. Eddie Mitchell and little baby ac companied by her mother. Mrs. F Hardeman of Paris have returned to visit of her parents. The marriage of Mr. Louis Shannon to Miss Cor delia Fields will be consummated night of the 25th Inst, at Payne Chapel A. M. E. Miss Jennie Mae Thomas, teaching at Lavon spent Saturday and Sunday at home. Mrs. Rev. M. N. MUligan accompanied Mrs. Jennie Hardin of Fort Worth to her home for recuperation. 'Mrs. Stella Young is representing Hi Jay toilet articles.. Mr. Jeff Davis of Clarksvllle is In the city. In the re cent session of West Texas C. M. E. annual conference Wednesday and Sunday inclusive held at Oak Cliff BiBhop J. C. Martin presiding. Rev. J. M. Fountain was sent to Amar Ulo and Rev. J. E. Raines of Gaines ville, sent here. Our Presiding Elder Kev. u. J. Rucker was sent to Gainesville with Rev. Dr. Starks. P. E. of this Dallas District: Rev. W. G. Ingram was sent to Indepen dent Springs; Rev. Moses Johnnon was' sent to South Sherman; Rev. G: H. Bell, a former pastor of St. John C. M. E. here and P. E. of Oak. Cliff District was stationed at Oak Cliff. Rev. I. E. Robinson, a former pastor here now pastorlng In Fort Worth was returned to Ft. Worth. The conference convenes next year In Fort Worth Messrs. G. Hennle, Jas. Kirkpatrlck accom panied by Miss Estella Burton of Bonham, motored to visit Miss Jlm mie Smith, in Honey Grove. Rev. W, H. Purnell of St. James M. E. will preach his closing sermon. 26 th preparatory for his West Texas M. E. annual conference In San Antonio, Bishop Robt E. Jones of New Orleans, presiding.- Mrs. Mary Davis has returned to her home in Fort Worth. A grand musicale will be given night of 28th at Andrew's auditorium fpr benefit of Harmony Baptist, under the management of Mrs. Dr. S. L. Goodson and Mr. Jo seph Huntley. Rei J. W. Wftliams of Progressive Baptist is in Teague visiting wife. The marriage or Mr. Jno. H. Lewis to Miss Ethel Bald win of Denlson was consummated Monday morning at the residence of Mr. H. P. S. Bruce on South Branch street, by Kev. H. D. Allen. Both contracting young people are In the upper crust of sweeldom. Mrs. Tressle Hatcher, Miss Ivory Polk, Messrs. Clark Anderson and L. D. Davis motored to Dallas Sun day. Mrs. -Ed Fisher' narrowly es caped with her life Friday al(,'bt, by burning of her home four miles north of the city. All her household goods were a total loss. Miss Rosa Hill has resigned as teacher in Fred Douglass high to accept a position at Whlterock. Miss Irene Jefferson Is teaching in her place. The fun eral of Miss Louis Porter who died early Sunday morning at the Sher-; man nospuai was auenaea monaay at Blue Creek by Rev. Fountain, Mr. E. Everett had charge. Mr. Rice Nelson made a business trip to Fort Worth and Waco. The marriage of iwr. uiauaie wicKberry to Mrs. Ella Ray Boyd, formerly of Bonham, was consummatod afternoon Sunday at the palatial residence of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Brewsttr on East Chaf- fln street by Rev. Dr. Wlrdlowe of New Hope Baptist, both contracting young people are In the upper crust of sweeldom or sweedledom. He be ing owner of the capital theatre as well as stockhuder In Fraternal Bank and Trust Company of Fort Worth. Mrs. Boyd is one of the city's leading bells. Denton. The New St. James Is near completion. The new Colored addition, Rev. T, T. Jackson, our pastor shows . mself ejual to his task. All churches joined to help make the Sunday services . for St. James a success. St. Emanuel Bap tist church $21.05; Pleasant Grove $11:45 Mt. n.;gah C. M. E. $13.02; Mrs. Dora Randolph. $22.65; St. James reports later. Rev. A. L. Lee the newly elected pastor of St Emanuel is a big hearted Christian man. Sunday being his regular pas- .orlal day. Rev. Jrckson 'jelng on the eve of froin.r '.j conference and no where to hold his final services, he dispensed with all services and threw his doors open and miHe him welcome Jewel Art Club Owing to Incle ment weather the Jewel Art club did not have its regular meeting Fridiy, but will met Friday with Miss Cleo Young. Miss B. O. Tay lor, President; Miss M. J. Neal, Sec retary, T. D. HighThe T. D. H. was very pleased to have ts their guest Fireman Hughes (white) of the Dallas fire department who spoke to the faculty and students on an important subject of fire preven tion. He was In company lth fire man Barns of Dallas anil Fireman Bates of Denton. Many helpfrl ideas were eloquently brougbt out by fire man Hughes. Prof. F. D. Moore gave an able response, after which the student body rendared a very nice program. F. D. Moore, p"! lei pat; Faculty: Miss O. M. Se.y, Miss B. G. Tayl',.. Miss E. J. Stinnett. Miss Zelma Taylor, who Is teach ing at Sanger, "pent ine week-end with her mother, Mrs. M. E. Ayers and motored to Sanger, Sunday evtnltg Yit company with Misses E. J. Stinnett, B. O. Taylor, A. M. Sen and Messr Willie CUr'.c and Rufus Smith. Brookuvllle Sunday School was well attended at both churches. Rev. G. T. Price preached a soul stirring sermon at the St. Baptist church at 11 a. m, and gave a wonderful black board demonstration. At 6:39 p. m. Prof. L. S. Simmons is out of town on business. E. L. Jlmer son has gone to Wewoka, to visit relatives. , Piano The C. M. E. Conference was a success and the best we can say now is we have an excellent minister to serve us the insulng year in person of Rev. R. T. Brown. Rev. Sanders 'of Lockhart occupied the pulpit for Rev. Monogan, Wed nesday night. He preached an excel lent sermon. Rev. Monogan's 10 days meeting was a success, with 5 additions. Mexliu .'.'ant Mexla is still press forward. Wc have meat markets, cafes, grocery stores, barshops, tail oring establishments and dry goods stores. Still there are some who walk to the dingy surban store of the other fellow and spend their money. There have been recent, happenings in and around Mexla. that uhould make the Negro go not only eight or ten blocks but that many miles to spend his money with Negro merchants even though it costs a little bit more. It is true our merchants ask 60c for eggs and the other fel low sells them for 45c but Just think what the nickel means to some poor unfortunate Colored boy. ' ' Mr. Lawrence C. Tatum, manager of the retail department of the West Texas Manufacutrtng Company, at Mexla. Is back on the job after four weeks' stay in Marlin. If peace and harmony is a jest and progress a heineous crime, then woe be unto the citizenry of East Mexla at the hands of the law. The young men of East Mexla. under the manage ment of Mr. J. G. Fuller, are etfort Ing to organize an Athletic club. It Is. a community need. Let every youth respond. Mr. Patrick Jones, a prominent farmer ot Midway is here on bu si nes for a few days. Miss Adelle Chew of Houston, Texas, who has been In the employ ot the Deroloc Oil Company and the Mexla Mutual Fire Insurance Company of this city for several months, as stenographer and typist, left Wednesday for Palestine, where she will spend Thanksgiving with an old school chum. Miss Chew dropped in the office of the West Texas Manufacurlng Company Mon day. She spoke conimendably of the work this company was doing and pledged her support with an appre ciable amount of stock. Mr. Columbus Watkins, President of the Watkins Dry Goods Company, which now has three stores in oper ation: one at Ennis and two at Mex la, was in the city this week ar ranging for his holiday display. Miss Earner Hawkins has been added to the faculty of the East Side School whose enrollment is now over one hundred and twenty pupils. From the Glory Hallelujahs and tho Amens It wab evident that Little Zlon had some more of that good old Joist swinging feelings Sunday night. Any how we have our opinion sight unseen. OKLAHOMA TOWXS. MrAlister, Okln. Mr. Willie Hul- sey, an old resident Jled last Thurs day aftr a very short illness. Mr. Hulsey was very much beloved by both white and Colored. The fun eral services were held at Ward's A. M. E. Chapel. Rev. Fletcher Mor ris, officiating. Mr. Hulsey leaves a wif Bister, three nelces and two npnhawa in rnnnrn hi loffn Tha T). Y. P. U. and Sunday School comjn tlon which convened here last week at Mt Triumph Baptist church was quite a success. Mr. A. D. Oden toblc his second team to Ft. Smith, Ark., Friday. Mrs. I. B. Layne, sis ter md Mrs. R. A. Hudson, mother havo returned from Kansas Cltyi Mo. where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Menora Cumby. Mr. Charlie Johnson and Miss Alice Wllburn were married last week. The mar riage took place at the some of the bride. Eliaa Ridge, the 14 year old Colored boy, who killed a white woman In Muskogee, some time at;'., and sentenced to ?e electrocuted Uit week .has been reprieved Indef initely. We believe tUat the lad will escape electrocution. The different women's clubs and tfe N. A. A. C. P. should be commended for tha noble sups taken In bis behalf. - I aw ton. Wjrk has begun w the side walk down First . street Rev. R. L. Jackson, a Missionary from Africa, preached at Bothlehem Bap tUt church Sunda morning and night, also gave a very intere'. tin?: locture Monday night. laviUtlona are out announcing the marriage fit Miss Eula Evans to Mr. Walley ot Muskogee. Mr. George Walley's fun eral was held t Bethlehem, Mon day afternoon by the K. B. S. had charge of the body. We extend to the family our heartfelt ymsMhy. Mrs. . Pearl Easton and children left Sunday for Omaha, Neb, to their future home. Mr. E. D. Jack son of Thurber, Texas, arrived in our city Thursday to visit his broth er, H. L. Jackson. Proper., and business which Mr. Jackson carry his brother back homo. Sunday School and B. Y. P. V at usual hour at Galilee Baptist church. Mr. J. S. Phillips, it contractor will build you a houee on easy terms. X.rs. Bell Trimbles of Nebraska la here visiting friend and lookin? after her . mother. "lt( Dornella M. Heiti",-on celeb:ated her 4th year bfrtlilay, Nov. IP. Fifteen IS -tie iit ve present. Mm. Geo. gia Ycung ot Ihickasha, Okla.. bus. moved to Lav ion to make h':r future home. ..