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The Southern advocate. (Mound Bayou, Miss.) 1933-19??, April 27, 1940, Image 1

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Lake View Church
Donates Special Gifts
The Lake View M. B Church
sent a storm cf provisions to their
pastors, Revs A. Newsome and
C R. Raymond, Monday night,
April 8. After the storm a banquet
was given for Revs. Newsome and
Raymond. The following name.^
a e those who blew the wind of
kindness: Bro. and Sister Harrison
Ridley, 5 lbs. flour. 2 lbs. sugar,
2 packages macaroni, 1 lb apples;
Sister Nellie B. Lloyd, 2 bs. flour.
5 lbs. rice; Sister Rena King, 1 ja
fruit, Sister C. Cole, 2 lbs. rice;
Sister C V. Woodley. 2 lbs. salt,
2 lbs. sugar; Sister Maggie Scul
field, 2 lbs. sugar, Bro. and Sister
S Hopkins, 3 lbs. sugar. 1 lb. co
coa; Sistei Effie Hariis, 2 lbs. sugar
Sister Minnie Cage, 5 lb* f;our,
Sister Lonnie B. Hamilton, 2 lbs.
sugar, S ster Queenie King, 2 lbs.
flour; Bro. and Sister F«ank Black
man, 2 ib*. sugar, Sister Leaner
Carter, 2 lbs. sugar; Sister Della
Robeson, 2 lbs. beans; Sister
Emma and Maud Ridley, 1 box ol
pranut and pep corn; Bro. Shelie>
Hopkins, $1.0U and many others
Rev. L M. McNeal pieached t
strong reimon.
Rev Newsome and Rev. Ray
mond thank the members and
friends for their honor and gifts.
Wanderers’ Home Church
Sunday School was opened at
9:30 by the sup^r ntendent. The
h sson was carefully discussed b>
the teache<s, after wh cb the pas
to< reviewed the lesson. Service
began at 11:45 with the officers in!
charge. The po>t minister, Rev. S
E. Pace. One member was added
to the church. The pastor preached
from 155 P aim, his subject was,
“The Christian’s Safety.” After B
Y P U. was over, night service
began. The Rev Z M Winder, *f
V cksburg, preached from lohn
5*24 Money raised day and night
$28.31. Fev. Z F . Stampley, pas
tor, Alla Fair Pace, reporter.
Rev. Joiner To Preach
Dedicatory Sermon
On Sunday April 28th, the Mt.
Pleasant M. B. Church of Beu ah
pastored by Rev. F. T. Griffin, will
hold theii Dedicatory Services.
The church was completed recently,
and the pastor is inviting all the
churches in and around the com
munity to take a part in the
services The Dedication sermon
will be preached by Rev
J. L Joiner of Mound Bayou,
Missifsippi. This is to be one cf
the largest services of its kind in
the hist ry of the church. Come
and bring your friends Each
Auxiliary ia expected to play its
> rvices will be held through the
day. Dont forget, April 28th 1940
Rev. F. T Griff’n pastor
Services at St. Peter M. B.
Church went over in a spritual
way. Collection $15 00. Among
the visitors were, Mr. L. W. Wall
of Symonds, Mrs. Annie B Rice
of R lsedale, Pas4or Griffin preach
ed a strong ?e mon.
Of Drew, Mis^ , pastor of Union
Temp e M. B Church, 7 miles
southeast o Rulevi le wh ch will
celebrate its pastor s anniversary
May 9, 10, 12, 1940.
Drama Staged By Alcorn
Group Is Real Treat
Those of us who braved the rain
and chilly winds to see The “At
torney for the Defense” were well
paid for our trouble. The young
people from Alcorn certainly put
on a real drama.
Mrs. Lawson and Mr. James
had thoroughly trained their
stars; and between the acts our
boys scored high with their Swing
Bands. Mr. and Mrs. Jones of
Clarksdale who are the parents of
Mr. Robert Jones, who played the
title role, motored to Mound
Bayou to witness the plav. Quite
a number of Mound Bayou social
ites attended the performance. The
Alcornites were entertained at
Ouida’s Grill after the performance.
Thursday night’s pleasures will
live in our memories a long time.
Mrs. Hattie Powell had a severe
sick attack early Monday morning.
Her relatives and friends are ex
periencing keen anxiety over her
condition. Her children from
Chicago are expected to arrive
here this week.
Mrs. Ida Darling returned home
from Chicago ‘Monday where she
has been for the past three weeks
in attendance at the sick bed and
funeral services of her mother.
Consoling frien Is thrcnged Mrs.
Darling’s house Monday after
noon, when sleep came down to
soothe her weary eyes they left
her smiling pleasantly.
• Mrs. Ella Gordon returned home
Saturday much improved after
having suffered a second severe
attack of sickness v hile out on her
farm five miles east of Mound
i - | if~ I
Mrs. IV issouri Connoway, of
Banks and Francis addition, suf
fered a slight stroke of paralyses
last Saturday. She is improving
nicely at this tkne.

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