. Afro'American Courier
MOTTO: “LET DOWN YOUR BUCKET WHERE YOU ARE.”
YAZOO CITY, MISS., AUGUST 1, 1926.
FIRST ANNUAL SESSION
The first Annual Session of the Grand
Lodge of the Afro-American Sons &
Daughters will convene with the Mt. Ver
non church, Yazoo City, Mississippi, Aug
ust 18, 19, and 20. Fully six hundred del
egates are expected and one thousand
(1000) members will witness this annual
celebration of the most thriving organiza
tion that was ever chartered in the state
of Mississippi. The auto parade will take
place on Thursday, the second day of the
session, at 11:00 o’clock a. m. All lodges
are expected to take part in this parade
with one or two cars according to the size
of their local lodge, and the cars must be
on hand not later than 10:00 o’clock.
President A. Banks will call the grand
lodge to order at 9:30 o’clock on Wednes
* day morning, August 18,1926.
1. Devotional exercise by Rev. N. W. 01
2. Remarks by President, A. Banks.
3. Enrolling delegates for fourth and
grand lodge degree at $2.50 each.
* 4. Informal conference lead by Mrs. U.
( S. Hunter of Belen, Miss.; and Mr. Elijah
\ Sutherland of Pickens, Miss.
* 5. Appointing committees by President,
Re-assemble 2:30 P.. M.
Meeting called to order by the Vice
President, Rev. E. L. Twine.
tion by N. W. Olrin, chaplain.
2. Remarks by Rev. E. L. Twine.
3. Address by Custodian, T. J. Huddles
4. Custodian’s report.
5. Remarks on report, led by Rev. J. W.
6. Introduction of visitors.
7. Miscellaneous business.
8. Special sermon by Rev. L. W. Wil
liams, Lexington, Miss.
9. Collection and adjourn.
Re-assemble at 8:00 P. M.
1. Local program, including all welcome
U, 2. Speakers—Miss Pennye R. Wilburn,
Benton; Mr. Isadore Jefferson, Deovolente;
Mrs. Annie L. Mitchell, Greenville.
3. Solo—Mrs. I. B. White, Yazoo City.
August 19, 1926.
Meeting of executive board from &
o’clock until 9:30. ■ v
Grand lodge called to order by President,
1. Invocation by N. W. Olvin, chaplain.
2. Remarks by President, A. Banks and
Custodian, T. J. Huddleston.
3. Report of Executive Board.
4. Report of all committees previously
5. Conferring degrees and grand lodge
degrees, by President and Custodian. Re
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