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Inand the Afro-American, of Baltimore, had a correspondent in Wheeling. Her notes are gathered here along with other items that appeared in the paper, particularly very detailed reports on a community beautification program sponsored by the Afro-American in the early 40s. Wheeling, W. Henry Drake was unable to work eight days, obliging "Sambo" Reid and Sam Robinson to do the comedy for him. The comics made good and the show did a turnaway business. The company wishes all friends in and out of the profession the season's greetings.
The first change was at the Simpson M. Church from which Rev. Hodges was transferred, at his own request. He is now pastor of a very prominent church in Washington, D. Next came the ultimatum and then the reation of Rev. Davenport, after friction and disagreement with officers of Macedonia Baptist Church, the largest religious organization among Negroes in Wheeling.
In reference to these changes, public opinion was divided; some people charge officers of these churches with domineering and persecuting the ministers while others denied the charges and defended the churches. But the consensus of opinion was that both ministers were justified in seeking new fields.
The last and possibly the most sensational change comes when Rev. Adams, one of the most experienced and best qualified ministers the A. Church in Wheeling ever had, suddenly informed officers and members that he Swingers Glady West Virginia ab decided to terminate his services as pastor of Wayman A. Church to become an evangelist. Information can be secured through H. The unique feature of the rally was that there was no begging of the public. The members and friends of the church subscribed various amounts and paid their subscriptions.
A special program was rendered by the members with short addresses by Mrs. Susie C. Love and Deaconess Victoria Murray. The Twentieth Century Club celebrated its first anniversary with a house party at the residence of Mrs. Romaine Albright, Chapline street. Forty-five persons were present.
A large table decorated with roses and chrysanthemums was spread for the guests. Julia Russell is president and Mrs. Gladyce Browne is secretary. Laura Webster, of Eoff Street, were the house guests of Mrs. Ida Hughes, of Philadelphia, for the week-end. Charles H. Yates, of 45 13th Street were at home to a few friends Sunday night, honoring Hubbard J.
Harris, of the New England Conservatory of Music. Covers were laid for eight. The Blue Triangle Branch Y. Essie White, branch secretary; Mrs. Jessie Campbell, finance chairman; Mrs. Friday night, July 11th, a public mass meeting was held at Simpson M. Church, to protest against the inadequate school and recreational facilities provided for the Negro group.
Two committees were formed - one to appear before the school board, composed of Revs.
Love, J. Coger, A. Smoot and Messrs. John Harris, W. Reed and James E. The second committee is composed of Rev. Rainbow, Mmes. Fannie Turner, Lizzie Turner, Isa Settles and James Moe, appointed to appear before the city council to request improvements to the playgrounds. The Rev. Love preached Sunday at the morning service, from the subject: "Vain Delusions," using the text, "Peace, peace, when there is no peace.
Others on the sick list are: Al Robinson, 12th Street, and Mrs. Lennie Walker, High Street.
Church Sunday, July 20, were Mrs. Caffman, of Philadelphia, all members of Simpson and former residents of Wheeling. Love made two trips out of the city this past week, going to Pittsburgh Friday, and to Cleveland on Saturday.
Church will have a Swingers Glady West Virginia ab in the dining hall of the church, July Ada J. Stillyard, of Eoff Street, who is the supreme matron of the A. Gertrude Dixon, Mrs. Adeline Rainbow, Pittsburgh, Pa. The K. The committee is composed of Messrs. Earl Johnson, J. Todd, W. Harris, David Hawkins and Ellsworth Merrill. Miss Geraldine Yates acted as accompanist. Among those attending at Moundsville, W. Tindley, of Philadelphia, were: Mrs. Yates, Mrs. And Mrs. Earl C. Jones, Mr. Wilbur Dalan, Mrs. Hatty Derry, 71 Seventeenth Street.
The newly laid out horseshoe and croquet courts at Simpson M. Church are becoming a very popular recreational center for men who are busy during the day. Among those who take advantage of this progressive recreation center are: Earl C. Jones, Zell Kent, O. Payne, Clarence McGroom, J. Rainbow and the Rev. The official board of Wayman A. Church met and petitioned their pastor, the Rev. Smoot, to use his influence to assure his return to Wayman A.
Those on the sick list this week are: Mrs. Thaddeus Turner, Eoff Street, Mrs. Eliza Lane, Morrow Street, and family are back in the city after visiting her home in Maysville, Ky. Miss Maggie Payne, of Washington, D. Nathaniel Richardson, of Twelfth Street, met with a serious accident, which impaired the of his right eye. Students going from Wheeling to colleges are as follows: Messrs. Clarence Campbell, Howard, Washington, D. The teachers are back in the city and are busy making asments. The following teachers are back in school: Profs.
Miss Jennie Woods, of Charles Street, returned to the city last week, after spending two weeks' vacation at the home of the Rev. Moore, of Huntington. Harry McMechen, of Hannibal, Mo. Wilbur Dolan, Eoff Street. Love preached Sunday morning from the text, "Thou shalt have no other Gods before Me. Visitors at the morning service were Mrs. Ramon Williams, of Wellsburgh, W. Edna Moody, of Clarksburg; Mrs. Clara Goins of Washington, Pa. Special features of the program were an address on the subject, "The Aims of Religious Education," by the Rev.
Special music was rendered by the choir.
The most important feature was the presentation of the club's annual scholarship, which was awarded to Clarence Berto Smith, a graduate of Lincoln High School. Love and their niece Vivian Hansbury, were the house guests of Mr. Robert Wood, of Washington, Pa. Clara Goins, of Washington, Pa. Virginia Love. James E. Moe, of N. York Street. Smoot, pastor of Wayman A. Church, left the city Tuesday, to attend the A. Meachem, made an unexpected, but well appreciated visit to Lincoln High School last week.Swingers Glady West Virginia ab
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