Nashville Globe – 22 Feb 1907
South Pittsburg Notes
- The rally held on the 11th inst by the M.E. Congregation was a decided success. Mrs. James Randolph won in the prize contest.
- Mrs. Josie Estell has been indisposed since her return from Orme, where she closed a very successful term of four months public school.
- Miss Orlena Smith, who has been attending school at Knoxville, has come home to be with her mother, who is in bad health at present.
- Mrs. A. Shelton was sick last week.
- The two masterly sermons preached by Presiding Elder Carter of the A.M.E. Church were a treat to all who heard him.
- Mrs. J.M. Hawkins is confined to her room with the grippe.
- The Henry Byrom Literary Society meets every Tuesday night at the A.M.E. Zion Church
- The “Baby Show” given by the Ancient Daughters of Africa recently at the K. of P. hall was largely attended. The two prizes were a “go cart” and a baby dining chair. These were won by voting. The winners were respectively Mr. & Mrs. Irvin Robinson and Mr. & Mrs. Walter Cooley.
- The pastor of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church fills the pulpit promptly every second Sunday.
- Mr. A.B. Bryant subscribes to the Globe this week.
- The valentine entertainment given Thursday night of last week by the Juveniles of the K. of P. Lodge, was a very interesting affair.
- Rev. Mr. Shelton preached two splendid sermons here last Sunday.
- Rev. Wm. Simmons, pastor of the Baptist Church, realized a handsome sum of money in their rally last Sunday.
- Mr. Lewis Corrington has returned to Chattanooga after spending a few days with his family here.
- Mrs. Walter Gaines suffers with neuralgia.
- Rev. W.C. Adam, of Hot Springs, Ark., is visiting friends here.
- Mrs. Mary Miller left Monday of this week for McMinnville, Nashville, and other points of interest of the Calanthe Court.
- Rev. B.J. Jones, P.E. of A.M.E. Zion Church, will hold his second quarterly meeting for this conference year next Sunday.
- The entertainment held at the Odd Fellows Hall last Saturday night by the A.M.E. congregation was patronized by the public generally. The most interesting feature was a “spell down” by a class of some twenty or thirty persons. The ladies who stood the longest were Mrs. Josie Estell and Mrs. Minnie Martin. Mrs. Estell’s side won the prize.