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South Pittsburg Notes – 22 Feb 1907

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.

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