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. ! j Mrs. Minnie Pago loft Saturday
p)r Pomeroy, Ironton and other
joints in Ohio.
It Mrs. It. U. Johnson continues ill,
lit her home.
vF. D. Page closed his school Fri
day night with an entertainment, it
the 11 nest, of the kind given here
for many years. At the closing
..speeches were made by Ceo. High, .1.
.',W. Woods. I. C. Cable. J. W. Page.
Woods, 1. ('. Cable, .1. W. Page, and
and W. \\\ Lewis. After tlie exercises
refreshments were sold by Missos
Sadie Woods and Mattie Martin.
W. 11. and G. Tv. Jackson. of
Charleston, were here Sunday to
visit their mother.
J. W. Woods and \V \V Lewis
were business visitors t<? Charles
ton Thursday.
Miles Webb was the gu?4st of
friends here Sirttdav.
Miss ivory Woods is visit in?'
friends in Charleston this weoU.
R. \V. Snood was a business visit-]
or to Huntington last week. |
Joseph Branohe and S. Marshall
uwere calling on Mr. and Mrs. H. 11.
Washington of Kincaid, Sunday af
Mr. and Mrs. L. Miller are tlio
' proud parents of a girl.
Rev. Stanley preached here Sun
day night an able sermon.
?'.'j .Mrs. R. L. Cosby, who lias boon
' icon fined to her room for a week is
able to be out again.
? Miss Lola Washington, of Kin
* oaid, was calling on Mrs. Boarde.
Suudav afternoon.
S- The people here met on last
Thursday night . and organized the
^ 'OSOKr Grove Missionary Society with
a the following officers: president,
$ Esther Philips; vice president, Mrs.
? Jf.o^ Walker; secretary, Evangeline
f Catjkn; assistant secretary, llattie
% Walker; treasurer, Mrs. J. L.
r Vaughn. Installation and siveeial
?. program Sunday. April 16.
| Charles Tolton, of Elizabeth, Pa..
" Jia6 opened a clothes cleaning and
li pressing establishment here in oon
5 shtic?ion with Theodore Roache's
^ shop.
Miss Garnett Harris, of Charles
ton, passed through here last week
* en route to Caperton.
Mrs. Ida Coleman, of Raymond
?: City, was here last week visiting her
* 'brother, George W. Lee.
i Rev. S. F. Boston, pastor of the
? A. M. E. church, shared the hospital
; ity of Miss Esther Philips at dinner
?*1ast week.
Mr. and Mrs. Alexandria Shaver,
.Of ""London, were here last week.
The revival services tha.t... . have
ieen going on at the A. M. E. church
under the management of Rev. Miss
Jjurtrude Dona way, of Parkersburg,
?cMfeed Sunday night without success.
* TMrs. Theodore Roache was visit
j[<ng relatives and friends in Charles
ion last week.
Miss Bessie Dawson, of Charles
ion, was here last week, the guest
?>f Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Roache.
? Mrs. Georgia Lewis, of Longaore,
was here last week.
* Misses Delia and Bertha Newman,
lof 'Five Mile, were here Sunday. j
v Mrs. Richardson, of Charleston,
Cwas visiting friends at Monarch last
.Morris Jones, of Monarch, is re
covering from an attack of la grippe,
t, Bernard B. Waynesboro, of Boom
jar, met with the Cedar Grove im
provement Company last week.
W. F. Martin continues ill.
Ms>. sf?h n Johnson, of Mucklow, is
Miere for permanent, residence.
?. \Y. L. Vaughn is sick.
Miss Frances Good wine and Mi.ss
SBdith Thompson were bridesmaids
?^o Miss Kettie J. Roberts last, week
Jjjfind Misses Alice and Annie Smith,
^Mildred Bnrdette and Mrs. A. M.
.Banks were in atendance at the
tovedding also.
S Mrs~ArM. Banks and Miss H. M.
Sanies have returned from Lynch
:i)urg,< Va., where they went t.o at
^?.lend conference.
Mrs. M. A. \V. Thompson, Misses
JOdith Thompson and Frances (.lood
AVine, Prof. .1. M. Alter and 'wife,
"Prof. Thos. Jefferson, Mr. and Mrs.
C. Clemmons were in attendance
at the examination at Fayetteviile
? Thursday and Friday. Rev. (\ II.
Rollins, of Slab Fork, was in town
Rev. .1. .1. Turner was in town
? Monday. Rev. I). (\ Hunter tilled
?? his regular appointment hero Sun
r- day.
A Ion /a Munroe and wife enter
tained Mrs. M. A. W. Thompson and
daughter Sunday at dinner.
Rev. Martin, who was appointed
to this circuit, and \\*m. Spencer, of
Mt. Hope, were calling on some of
the people last week.
Andrew Hickman, one of the stu
dents of \V. Va. Seminary nnd Col
lege, left for his home last week.
Mrs. Davia is sick.
:i W. B. Wright wenl to Mt Hope
Monday to attend quarterly confer
uwism rc;.
Mrs. Charlotte Rose died at the
home of her son. Frank Perkins,
Thursday afternoon aged eighty
years. The funeral services were
held Saturday at the residence.
Fourteen applicants were in the
..uniform . examination on' Thursda\
ftpcl Friday.
Mifls Hattle Perkina of Wheeling,
was here to attend the funeral of her
grandmother, Mrs. Rose.
Rev. Love, the new pastor of the
M. 10. church, wan a business visitor
In Baltimore last week.
Little Eva Scott is sick.
| CJeorge Carter was called to Char
I lot tesville. on account of the illness
of his. mother. .
Rev. Love preached a very able
sermon Sunday morning and admin
istered the eucharist to a largo num
ber that night.
i- Mallilieu Perkins, of Roanoke, is
he?v visiting her grandmother, Mrs.
llannie Calender.
* .). (\ Lewis was a business visitor
in Ronceverte. Monday.
.1. C. Campbell and T. B. Bush of
Charleston were in the city this
week attending the Federal Court.
l>r. T. H. Nicholas passed through
tht? city Thursday en route to Fair
Minn'. where he will locate to prac
ti?e his profession.
.1. \Y. Scott has published a para
phlet. under the auspices of the
|Y. M. C. A., entitled. "The Progress
of i he Huntington Negro." It gives
an account of every piece of property
that has been purchased by Negroes
since the founding of Huntington.
Every one should secure a ?opy.
The Y. M. C. A. observed Palm
Sunday with a song service. Rev.
.1. T. Reed, the newly appointed min
ister to the M. E. church, stirred the
souls of those present by an eloquent
add ress.
The St. Lukes will have their an
nual sermon at the First Baptist
church Easter Sunday, at 3 p. m. .1
The 1 fit 11 St. Baptist church will
have Baptismal Services Sunday at.
1 1 a. m. * |
There are several colored physi
cians taking the State Board Exam
ination here this week.
R. \V. White passed through the
city last week, en route to Charles
ton. looking after some legal affairs.
The box slipper given at the 1st
Baptist church Thursday was quite a
B. F. M. Scott, who has been
working on the McDowell Time?, at
Keystone, is home for a few days.
B. F. Richardson, who has been
ill for some time, left Tuesday for
his home at Kokamo, Indiana.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Cros
by, a boy, April 4th.
Mrs. John McClure is improving.
The following named persons at
tended the teachers' examination
here: C. It. Black, of Coketon; E.
B. Black, Davis; Mrs. A. C. Jones,
Thomas; .Miss Clara Cockron, Bev
erly, and Miss Alice Brown.
\V^ Qraham is in the city.
t'tf ?ta?. * . k
? The i)ii hi ic school rendered an in
teresting program, observing Arbor
day, Thursday. -
John Connally arrived from South
Caroling, Saturday.
Christian Barber, of Patton, is
here for the. summer.
Palm Sunday was observed at the
A. M. E. church. A large audience
was present and heard an interest
ing sermon.
Clemmie Burch, of Cleveland, O.,
is employed at Randolph hotel.
Grace Greene is a delegate to the
district conference of A. M. E. j
church which will meet in Parkers
burg in May.
D. C. Crosby is a delegate to the
electoral college of the A. M. E.
church which meets in Clarksburg.
The base ball club will have an
entertainment at the residence of
Mr. Roland Tuesday.
The True Reformers will give a
supper Wednesday.
M \ in I XSBl'HG.
.lames Freeland. of Baltimore, is
now employed at. Ceo. L. Moxley's bar
ix>r shop.
lTenry Hopewell spoilt a few hours
in Shepherdstown one day last week.
Richard Murphy >s suffering from
rheumatism in his ankles.
Pembroke Ctaithers. who was strick
en Sr.udav. t lie 2nd instant, with pneu
monia. died last Sunday night. Tie
was industrious and gentlemanly and
the community loses a good citizen.
Miss Adcna Roberts, assistant teach
er in Sunnier School, is sick at her
homo on S. Maple avenue. Her many
frir.ids are hoping she may recover
very soon.
Mrs. Lawson V. Hark visited friends
and relatives in (rnrranfalown last
Prof. .fehn Cor-ev, principal of
Sumner school, continue-' to improve
and his recovery is almost assured.
Ilarrv 1,. Meyers is visiting his par
ents at Ccrradstown.
The R. Y. 1*. r. will hold their
week i v meetings at TObenezef Baptist
church Sunday evening at 7 P. M.
Tiie meetings have been very success
ful so far and promise to he better
as times goes on. t
This community was shocked by a
telegram to Mrs Bertie F. Scott an
nouncing the death of Mrs. Oeo. TO.
Curry, who died Sunday night at he/
home iti Gettysburg. Pa. Tt will be
remembered that Rev. Oeo. TO C'urrv
once pastoral Mt. Zion M. TO. churchy
a< a time when the church was at its
low water mark financially, a*. id is*
lv responsible for the flourishing
condition the church enjoys today. But
whatever Rev. Curry accomplished in
the way of building up the M. TO.
Church iti this community a, share of
tV> credit must cro to his devoted wifo
who < tnod bv him loyally in every of*,
fort he made and even' cause* Tie
espoused for the uplift of humanity.
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H^r d<?ath.wdll^ keenly felt by *11
who &new . her in Martiuebiicg, as
there never lived In this 'community a
woman who was more dearly loved.
Hayes Taborn is Very ill at the
homo of his parents at State Mills.
.lames Taborn is home from Colum
bus on account of Vie illness of hi*
brother llayes.
The Ladles* Aid of Quinn Chapel A.
M. 10. church elected the following of
ficers Wednesday night: Miss Mae
Medley, president; Mrs. Marie Ro.*s,
Vice President; Misses Esther Walker,
Lena Marshall, Secretaries; Mrs. Jas.
Lucas, Treasurer; Miss Maude Fair
fax, chairman; Lookout Committee:
Miss Cora B. Medley; chairman of So
cial Committee: Mrs. Nora Heard;
Chairman Sick Committer. Mr?. EUza
beth Medley; Chairman Sewing Com
mittee;. ? They were installed into
their respective places offices Sunday
night b v Rev. AV. E. Walker ?'
The choir of Quinn Chapel will bold
an Raster market Saturday in the lec
ture room of the church.
Easter exercises will l>e held by the
Sunday school children at 3 p. m. Sun
Mr. Johnson, of Dayton, O., is
spenuling his vacation In the city, stop
ping with Mrs. Steward, on Mechanic
Miss Geneva Ross will spend Easter
in Ironton, Ohio, with ? friends. She
leaves Friday.
Rev. C. S. Gee, T). D., will hold the
third- Quarterly Meeting at ? Quinn
Chapel the first Sunday in May.
Miss Nellie Croker and Mr. Ford, of
t v ' 4
Xenia, Ohio, wore married Tuesday
last fci Xefiia, by Rev. O. 10. Jones.
They will make th<nr home with Mr.
Ford's mother on the farm near Xenia.
G. R. Ryans is -much in/proved at
this writing.
Mr. Biggs, of Cleveland, was the
guest of Miss Mae Medley on South
High street, Sunday afternoon.
The choir of Quinn Chapel will ren
der special Faster music Sunday morn
ing and evening.
Rev. D. C. Dean, of Montgomery,
was in town Wednesday on business.
Mrs. Lizzie Woods, of Thayer, and
Mrs. I. ula Ray, of Montgomery, were
visiting friends here last week.'
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Moore have
moved to Raymond City for future
Jasper Randolph returned Friday
from a trip to Derry, Pa.
Mrs. Win, Wicks left Tuesday for
Slabfork, where she is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Mary Burkes.
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Win . Brown is ill at this writing.
Henry Brown and Smith Brown, of
Montgomery, were up Sunday on busi
S. P. Young returned Monday from
a business trip to Slabfork.
Mrs. Elen #Obie is much improved
at. this writing after a severe attack
of rheumatism.
James Denmark has returned from
a visit to his family at Oakland, Md.
Mrs. Robert Smith has been dan
gerously ill with acute indigestion.
Dr. Eugene Nichols, of Huntington,
is looking over the field here with a
view to locating. It is hoped the Dr.
will be so favorably impresed as to
Grand Chancellor L. O. "Wilson, of
Weston, spent Saturday acid Sunday
here the guest of E. L. Morton.
A reception for the pastor. Rev. C. C. |
Gill, of the M. E. church will be given
at Dunbar Hall, Thursday night.
The annual Thanksgiving sermon of
Marion Lodge No. 40, K. of P.'e was
held at the Court House Sunday after
noon. The sermon, a beautiful dis
course on Pythiamism, was - preached
in a most able manner by Rev. C. C.
Gill. A solo by Clarence Lee was
then rendered, and the address by
Grand Chancellor T,. O. Wilson fol
The services as a whole were beauti
ful and impressive. A large congre
gation was in attendance and a splen
did collection was given.
M. T. Obie, of Clarksburg, attended
the K. of P. sermon, Sunday, of which
order he is a recent member.
Mrs. Arch Meade entertained at
supper? Saturday Miss Florence Cobb
and W. O. Armstrong, teachers of Dun
bar school.
The supper given by the Ladies' Aid
No. 1 at. M. E. church Thursday ciMghl
was a splendid success.
Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Colbert left
Thursday for their new field of labor/
Many warm friends ? were made by
them during their stay here and the;
best wishes of the community follow
t hem.
Pov. J. II. Jenkins, the newly ap
pointed minister at Trinity M. K.
church, arrived with his family Wed
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Ha/.lewood passed
through here Sunday enroute to Park
ersburg from Buckhaijnon, where they
visited the la tier's* parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Davis. * ,
Win, Dabney, Jr., of Grafton, was a
pleasant Sunday visitor here.
The many friends of F. D. Cambric
will he pained to learn that, his health
is not. improving. ; *
Rev. S. P. West was a business visi
tor in western Pennsylvania last week.
Misses Florence Jackson, Vxda
Pankrt, Lily Robinson and Laura Allfu
entertained a number of their friends
at Smith's Garden Monday evening.
The ladies of the Women's Foreign
Missionary Society received Friday
afternoon from 2 to G o'clock at the
home of Mrs. M. W. Grayscvi. A num
ber of lodies called and the afternoon
wits, vorv rdeflpoTj + lv ?~nnnt. A
offering was left for the cause of mis
sions, '
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? ' .;?" .. .J1" Mi ?' "W"^
Tue?4*y tfaftins ia n**|>tl?n yd
tendered Rot, W. t. Konney by
Pastor's At flpbror.' A pleasing prt>
pram whs rendered.
An entertainment will b? given at
Pride's Chapel Friday night.
The Golden Rule literary Society of
Water street &6hool will render a pro
gram. at 1>tnlt?y K. church Thu re
clay night.
Mrs. C. C. Jones and Mrs. Jno.
Strange are sick. v ' '
Miss Hannah Davvlss'on an<l. Moth
er, of Elizabeth. wfere visiting Mrs.x
S. P. West, last week.
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Mrs. Berthena Pnltoh r?.TO Mlssi
Irene l>abnoy were visiting relative^
in Berrvburg' last week. ; rf*
Miles Ada Stout has returned front
121 bins. ' ? v
Mi's. Lizzie' Sheppard. who has been
indisposed, is ont again. ?'
I Miss Nnrsv Howell, who for the past
two weeks has hen ill at her home on
Barrett street, is improving, but not*
vet- able to be out.
! Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Martin gave n
party Saturday night ini honor of their
baby. girl. Ira.
Miss Carrie Martin, of Pocahontas.
Va., arrived in the city Friday.
' John Gallaway, of Berrysburg, was
visiting his aunt, Mrs. Turner, last
The organizing of the Mt. Zion Bap
tist church Wednesday night at Meri
den. was an interesting feature. Rev.
M. V. Turner preached an able ser
The revival which was conducted
by the pastor. Rev. M. D. Willis, was
a success. In seven days there were
13 added to the^church. The Baptiz
ing will take place Sunday. April loth,
near Meridan.
Mrs. Charles Smith, who has been
ill for some time, is oub again.
Mrs. Irene Ross is improving.
Miss Maggie Mooreliead, of Thorn
ton, was visiting friends in the city
last week. ' ? ? ^
In the death of Mrs. Randolph
Brady, which occurred a few days ago,
one of the beat*, women of the conira un
ity passed away. All her children
were home at the funeral.
On Friday night will be lield a poly
glot program. The faculty and stu
dents together Will give recitations imi
nine different languages. It will bo
the first program of the sort given here
in years.
Faculty committees have been ap
pointed to select those who will repre
sent the different Nflrmal Clares in
the Commencement Prize contests.
Ten speakers have been choecn from
tbo Senior Class to appear on Com
mencement Day. The honor parts
given as an award for scholarships and
exemplary deportment are announced
at follows: Salutatory, Mary F. Parker,
Cooksville, Md., Valedictory, Henrietta
Smith, Gaylord, Va.
About 300 volumes have recently
been added to "the list of catalogued
books m the Roger Williams Library.
The first baseball game of the spring
will occur Saturday with Hagerstown
at that place.
A fine Raster program is being pre
pared for Easter Sunday night. A
sacred cantata will be given.
The quarterly meeting of the Free
Baptist church convened at the col
lege church Friday and Saturday.
Quite a number of delegates from
near by towns were present. Excel
lent sermons were delivered by Prof.
Saunders, Rev. i\Vm. Craven, Charles
Town, Rev. G. L. Dand ridge, Pleasant
Valley, and Rev. J. L#. Johnson, John
son town.
The community is sorry to lose Rev.
T. B. Snowden, who has labored here
in the M. E. church for some time. The !
good wishes of all accompany him to
his new field of labtfr. Rev. Lewis
has made a very good impression in
the short time he has been here as
his successor.
Mrs. L. J. Brackets of Jamaica
Plain, M&ss., is visiting Mrs. Brackett
and other Ferry folks.
Several of the college boys have been
fishing of late. Whales can be caught
in the Shenandoah and Potomac ? to
judge by their stories.
Ttev. E C. Page preached at the
Baptist church Sunday morning.
The Homemakers* CluTT will cel
ebrate its eighth anniversary Friday
evening, April 21, by giving a publie
entertainment in Hazlewood Assem
bly TIall at the We?i Virginia Col
ored Institute. The main feature of
the evening will be the presentation
of a play, entitled "Aunt Matilda's
Birthday Party."
The grades of the Academic and
the Normal graduating classes at
the West. Virginia Colored Institute
were announced* Monday. Roscoe C.
Olarkson of Oarbondftle and Miss
Linda Scott of GallfpOlie, O., received
the highest marks^ln the Academic
and Normal classes respectively.
Mrs<. ftosa Browri is til this week.
Dr. and' Mrs: R." \j. Jones were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. & 15 f Mitchell
Sunday ntvt Monday.
Mrs. f>olbmorv BtoWn vltfft<?d home
people Saturday and Sunday.
E. H, Harper is spending a few
days at Institute.
The Oriental Art. Co. offers for the
purpose of advertising their high
grado work tllrtr $4.#0 portrait en
largement, complete (franwMl) for
This work consists s of three dis
tinct high grades of art: Steel Kn
graveurs ? like cmvon. only very fnr
superior to anything ever before
placed at popular prices; tttepia- or
Brown Tone, a distinctive feature of
our high /grade wortc; Pa^el, must
l*e seen to l>e appreciated.
? This offer is for flO flays Only.
Boom 9, K. of F? Building,
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Mrs. Rloe SiNtelns WrbU. ? .labile
engaged in the performanoe o f do
mestic duties, Monday morning:,- M*re.
HI 9.*Rieetel| in hef yard, on Brooks
St: and epratnetf both Wtats. Her
Injuries ? are -etftreinetf painful arid
will incapacitate h?r for. some time.
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\)pens Cre?m 1'artor.- ? The Peo
ple's Grocery "Company- Announces
the opening, Sunday, of their ice
cream parlors when ices and sodas
of all flavors In full compliartoe ^Hth
the Pure Food Laws will be eerveq.
The store will remain open ^ve?y
evening and the raanugement assured
the public that it will receive su
perior service.
1? ?
Mrs. F. H. Huftkinn Injure*!.
While hanging curtains in the bath
room of her apartments on Summers
St., Saturday, Mrs. F. H. Husklns felj
across th? bath tub aud sustained*
the fracture of a rib. It was thought
at fl^st that there were internal in
juries but fortunately no complica
tions arose and she is recovering as
rapidly as .is to be expected in such
Palls . and Breaks Arm. ? Mrs/
Amanda Campbell's was the second
of the series of painful accidents re
corded in these columns. Sl^ was
standing on 9. board goliecting eggs
ill her hen house, Saturday, ? w]iei?
the board slipped and threw her* to
the ground, breaking her right arm
near the socket. Mrs. Campbell is
advanced in years and her recovery
will be, in consequence, slow. ..
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Culture Club Ol^anizwl,' ? num
ber of young girls met at the ?home
of Miss Rebecca Bullard, Quarrier
St., last week, and with ^the assist
ance of Mrs. F. C. Brown organized
; "The Girls' Culture Club." The offi
cers are: Miss Rebecca Bullard, pres
ident; Lucy Cash, <vice president:
Ella Holmes, secretary; Ruth
Stephenson, assistant setfretary; .Tu
anita Morris, treasurer, and Mrs. F.
C. Brown, critic. . Miss Cash' will en
tertain tnom at Hotel Brown Satur
day, the 22nd Inst. ' 'v
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Miss .Tamos Entertains.-?' The' Art
clivb was enltcrtained at the home of
Miss Stella Jame9, Monday evening.
There were in * attendance Misses
Mary Preston, Maude Viney, Aristis
Johnson, Moss Clay, Bessie Tayloi;,
Lillian Taylor, Cornelia Davis, Lu
cinda Williams, Mr. and Mrs.1 W. H.
Burke, Mr. and Mi's. Oharl?r? Pres
ton, Messrs. J. A. Jackson, Charlee
Payne, J. F. J. Clark, T. W. Ran
dolph and Edward James. Whist
was the divertisement.
A. ? M. the pastor will deliv
er a sermon on "The Resurrec
tion." A program made up by num
bers of the choir and Sabbath School
will" be rendered at 8:00 P. M. This
being the missionary ' 'antiivertfa fry,
the collections will be taken for
home and foreign mission work. The
church will be ^appropriately decora
ted for the occasion and easter eggs,
will bo distributed at the evening
Federation Meets Tomorrow*. ?
The State Federation of Colored
Woman's Clubs meets hfere tomor
row at the First Baptist church. The
local committee on arrangements
and entertainment has evgrything ,in
readiness for the large number of
delegates who are expected from all
parts of the State. They have ar
ranged for a public banquet Friday
Program Being Arranged. ? Dr. R.
L. Jones, secretary of the West Vir
ginia Medical Society is now busy
arranging the program for the meet
ing of the society at Bluefield, June '
1st and second. He states that sub
jects of interest to both the fraterni
ty and the laity will be discus&ed by
th? members, who embrace the ma
jority of the profession in the State. ,
Simpson Church ' Notes. ? Palm
Sunday was appropriately observed
at Simpson M. E. church. Pastor
Carroll preached a special sermon
upon The Triumphs of Christian- ?
ity. Mrs. Carroll, with Miss Maud
Wanzer aa' accompanied. ' sang very ^
beautifully "The Palms."
10 aster ^ill be celebrated by the
delivery of a sermon on the occasion .
and the rendition of special music by
the choir at th? morning service. At
night the Sunday school will render
a beautiful service of "speech and 1
song. There will also be ftn early
morning prayer service beginning at
6 o'clock.
The week of prayer is being well
attended and much interest ' mani- '
fested. The pastor delivers a spe- ;
cial discourse each night in keeping
with pa salon week.
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Miss Maude Viney leaves Ifriday (
to spend Easter at Clarksburg with
Mrs. J. A. CatnplfeH has been con
fined to her bed this week with a
severe attack of . rheumatism.
Louise Hazlewood, who is attend
ing school in Kentucky, arrived in
th<> city Tuesday to spend the East
er holidays with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs., J. M. Hazlewood.
Miss Virginia Gilmer goes to Park
ersburg Friday to visit Mrs. Clora
Butler Williams for a week or two.
The Ladles Aid Society of St. Paul
A. M. E. church, upon the special in
vitation of Mrs. S. D. Cowser, will
hold their meeting Friday night, the
21st. inst., at which time the annual
election of officers will be held.
The L.oyal Union will be enter
tained by Mrs. Annie Smith, Lewis
St., Monday evening.
Miss Lillian Taylor has returned
from a pleasure trip to Parkersburg.
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Other Plain or in Brick
Special Prices TiicK"
602 Virginia St? Wholesale Only Both Phones
Mrs. W. D. Johnson, who ha3 been
a guest of Airs. Pate, Court Street,
left Monday for Georgetown, Ky.
Sunday, the 23rd inst., will be ob
served at St. Paul A. M. E. church :
as "Bible Day," the tercentenary an
niversary of the King James version
of the scripture's."
* Mrs. Jennie Hardin, Donnally St.,
is recovering from a long illnes3. 1
Burglars entered the house of 1
Julius Thomas, Donnally St., early
Tuesday morning, but were frighten
ed away before anything of value <
was taken.
New line of hair goods just re
ceived. Beautiful natural hair wigs,
tape switches, pomps and puffs. Mrs. 'I
Brown, 500 Capitol St. x Adv.
. The Tribe of Joseph had an inter- 1
esting program at the First Baptist 1
churcrft, Thuts day night Of last week. ~
Especially pleasing was the solo of
MJss Juanita Morris and the recita- ??
tions of the little Brouder brothers. ]
The Improvement League met <
with Mrs. Nannie Huskins, Friday ]
evening. i
The Married Ladies' Wlhist Club <
will be entertained Thursday after- t
noon by Mrs. J. W. Viney, Jacob St. ]
Clayborne Smith died Thursday !
morning at his home on Bradford St. *
from old age and general debility. I
The funeral services were held Sat- I
urday afternooti at the First Bap- I
tiat church. He is survived by three I
ions and a wife. Hazlewood and I
Glarrett had charge of the funeral. 1
Carl, ttu* .two-months-old son of I
\fr. and Mrs. C. Clarkaon, died 1
Wednesday morning at their home 1
in 1 A) veil Street. The funeral ser- J
yices w&re held Saturday afternoon I
it one o'clock.
D. E. V. Jordan left Sunday for I
Washington, D. ? C. Mr. Jordan is 1
looking after business interests in I
hat city.. ?
('has. Starks died at the Soldiers' I
Home In Dayton, o., and was buried I
VTonday Yn Pomeroy. ( He was the I
'<ither of Miss Frances Starks and I
Ben Starks of this city.' 1
The entertainment given by the 1
\ntl-Tuberculosis League w-^s a 8UC- I
;ess and a neat sum of money was I
-ealized. The League is striving to I
-aise funds to furnish a bed in the 1
ypen Air Camp for colored people. I
Mrs. Mary Starks was ill a few I
lays last week at her home on J
Shrewsbury St, ll
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Miss Estella Greene f/wap ' called
home Thursday because, of the death
of her father in.tfcJflBesyjHIe. O. Miss
Mary ,T. Jones is Utfti'jtolni g her grade
at Garnett.
Miss Hattie Peters is spending the
week at Sissonsville in attendance
itprtft her mother, who is seriously
111. Miss Ida King is filling the va
cancy made by her absence in the
Garnet t school.
W. S. Gilmer had a slight, vopera^
tion performed Tuesday at. the otli
^es of Drs. Sehoolfield and Young.
Miss (|eorgia Wares, of. Institute, '
was in ttie city the latter part,-/ of
last w^ek to take the Uniform pxam
Ination. ,
Mrs, Malinda Ford of Ash ford.
Ky., was called to the city because of
the illness of her mother* i!/.n
PI 1 1ST GIN FI HIJ) r?0 l7S A GO
Washington, April 12. ? Practical
ly all of the patriotic and veterans'
organizations of the District of (Co
lumbia held special exercises qpday
in observance of the fiftieth anniver
sary of the firing on Fort Sumter,
vhich event marked the commence
ment of the Civil War.
T'en and twenty, year comhi
, ?* / /*
natfoh distribution ,.,!cf4rti Urate
of mOiniierMiiip as devised l>y
the Anteriean Workmen Fra
ternal Insurance (Jotnpany, of
Washington, I). C., one of the
most. Ifhcfttl, strongest- and re- .
Hal)1o fraternal institutions in
? lie field. Kor further partlcu
lars sec
Office: KoOin 2, K. of V. Bldg.
Charleston, W. Va.
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