The Dallas Express (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 22, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 15, 1919 Page: 3 of 16
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Carthage Texas March 13. Rev.
M. C. Perkins of Kilgore P. C. ot
Mt. Zion C. M. E. church filled his
regular appointment here 2nd Inst
Services of both Epworth League and
Sunday School were had to the great
dollght of all. It Is announced that
the Epworth League will render a
program each Sunday evening at
8 p. m.
M. T. Benton who has been visiting
his parents Mr. and Mrs. Josh Ben-
ton several days left for his home
In Shreveport this morning. His
brother Verry Went with him to
make Shreveport his future home.
Jim Reese Is visiting his daughter
Mrs. Madle Bell In Shreveport this
week. Mrs. Pearl Lilly spent several
days In town the guest of Mrs. Bob-
ble Benton. Prof. A. W. Tatum and
family of Long Branch were in town
Saturday. Prof. Tatum spoke compli-
mentary of the Express. Good! pro-
fessor we are proud to have your
encouragement and support. Prof.
J. O. Wallace gave us 1.60 for the
Express. Prof. Wallace is a staunch
supporter of race enterprises. Mr.
Clytle Solomon is another new read-
er of the Express here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Benton wish to
thank all who patronize their res-
taurant and cold drink business. The
best of order is kept at all times.
The Dallas Express may be found
there every Saturday
Wedding bells here watch this
Grapeland Texas March '13. Mt.
Zlon Baptist church surprised their
pastor Rev. Stone with a fine suit
of clothes on his last round there.
Then New Mt. Zion gave their pas-
tor. Rev. Flemmings a surprise par-
ty and it did realy surprise him and
when they first began showering him
with presents he hardly knew what
to do. Rev. Thornton of Palestine
preached at County Line last Sun-
day and he is some preacher tw.
Cedar Bran h waa visited by Rev.
Wilson (Jo ; who gives presents in
the form of 'African roots ard herbs
to all who coiitrlt ite in his collec
Farming is not progressing in this
part of the country but we surely
have the season in the ground. The
oudook for the Express looks very
bright in thcra quarters at pres-
ent. You r.-sd it then get your
friend and acquaintances to see me.
and subscribe. "Puzzlewood Chap."
H. W. L. SHEPHERD.
ST. MARK BAPTIST CHCBCH.
Sunday was iilgh day at St. Mark
Sunday school was well attended. At
11 o'clock. Rev. D. A. Scott preached
a noble sermon subject "Mistakes
of a Self Centered Life" Luke 21:12.
At 8 o'clock Rev. Stone preached
from the subject "Stand in the Way."
Which was delivered with much pow-
er. BV Y. P. TJ. at 6:30 was well
attended. At night the pastor Rev.
J. P. Knox dollverod a noble ser-
mon subject "The Power of Chrls-
tlunlty." One accession for. the dav.
MRS. A. M. HAMILTON Reporter.
May Pearl Texas March 13. Sun-
day waa a high day at Canaan. Sun-
day school was good. At 3:30 Rev.
C. H.' Nelson preached a powerful
sermon from J.ohn 18-37. Night ser-
vico was very largely attended and
Rev. Nqlson the talking trumpet
took his text from Revelation 19-7
and brotierht out the facts and all
were spiritually pleaded. Receipts
for the nay was $22.52. Dearon
Smith and sister Newton Was
hapnily married on last Wednesday
at Waxnhsrhle. pastor Evans offlrtal-
rd we wish then a loner and Iwppv
life. Mrs. I. B. Pollard is loud n
her praise of tho 68 pupils she teach-
es dally and she is putting forth
strenuous efforts in huild irhnnl
The entertainment given by the mis-
sion sisters on Friday night at the
nome or Droiner ana sister Mays
was quite a success. Mr. Scott Por-
ter and Mr. Tavlnr la vnrv niiioh en
thused over their oil interest
Rev. C. Thomas made a flying trip
down to Brenham Sunday.
The dinner served at church Sun-
day by the sisters was very much
enjoyea Dy an.
Mart Texas March 13. Rev. S. D.
Mosley was at his post at St James
Methodist Episcopal church Sunday
and charmed his hearers with his
eloquence as a preacher. Though
in his feeble "condition he preached
two sermons at 11 a. m. and 3 p. m.
And at 7:00 p. m. "Rev. M. Jones was
at Joshua for him. He preached a
soul stirring sermon text John 11
Chapter 25 verse "I am the Resu-
rection and the Life He that Be-
lieveth in me Though He were Dead
yet Shall He Live." The banquet
given at St. Mary Free Mission Bap-
tist church in honor of Pvt Bert
Brown Thursday night was a swell
affair. Dr. T. E. Dixon with his
choir and Mrs. M. E. Terrell pianist
rendered some very sweet music.
We was very delighted to entertain
Pvt Brown as he is the first one
of our brave heroes to return home
from France who made good and
went "over the top." You can see
his gas mask and helmet on dis-
play in the window at Mrs. Ed. Wil-
son's cafe. Miss Ollie Wbodard is
in Ft Worth visiting: friends. Mias
Fannie Douglas of Waco is here
visiting her sister Mrs. Minnie Pay-
ne. Mrs.. Viola Miles visited her
sister Mrs. L. Shipp last week and
returned to her home Marlin. Satur
day. Mrs. Thomas of Calvert is
here visiting her daughter. Mrs. J
H. Dorsey. Mrs. Gracie Echols has.
returned rrom m. worm. Mrs. Pearl
Woodard is up again. Mr. Andrew
Wise is improving. Mrs. Rosa Wil-
liams is sick. Mi-. C. W. .Mitchell
has returned from Pittrurg where
he hat been on urgent business.
Bock Creok Baptist Church.
Sunday was a high day at Rocky
Creek. Sunday school was well at-
tended. Rev. Hayden was out of
town but Rev. Wriebtsel was a
Joshua at 11 a. m. and at 7:00 p. m.
Rev. Mayfleld (white) ; reached at
3 p. m. to a large audienue was pres-
ent The Sunday school rally was a
puccess. The contestants raised
$157.23 with all 15 Classes reported.
Class No. 15 raised $40.05. Dr. T.
E. Dixon teacher; class number 1
Prof. W. t. Smith teacher $48.20
the banner class. The total collec-
tion for the day was $168.83.
Terrell Texas March 13. A very
sad tragedy occured last Wednesday
evening about 6:00 o'clock which
placed a veil of gloom over the en-
tire city. Miss Dora McRuffin. daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. McRuffin
was. shot and killed by T.' B. Fow-
ler her-brother-ln-law. Fowler lias
for the past few weeks resided : in
Ft Worth and camo down on the
noon train Wednesday went to tb e Mc-
Ruffin home and inquired of his wife
Hattle McRuffin Fowler who with
her sisters were employed at the
laundry. He left to meet them and
the shooting took place firing at his
wife missing her twice turned on
Dora shooting her in the back from
which wound she died about an hour
liter In Dr. L. G. Pinkston's office.
Funeral services were held Friday
at St James A. M. E. church of
which she was a member.
The funeral waa one of tho" largest
ever held in the city.
Preliminary hearing was held for
Fowler where two charges . were
filed one for murder and the other
assault and attempt to murder ile
was removea to jau allowing him
Ta5 Kaufman County Medical and
St Louis Mo.
Dental Association assisted by the
high school are planning a program
in regard to the sanitary and health
conditions of our people in the near
future at St. James A. M. E. church
date will be announced later. .
" Each reader in the city should seek
information regarding the coming
school tax election . which is of im-
portance to the Negroes. Informa-
tion may be obtained from the Min-
isterial Alliance or pastor of any
church please seek this information.
Mrs. Jennie Whyte of Longvlew
who has been visiting her daughter
Mrs. D. K. Wheeler returned to that
city last Sunday morning. Rev. Burr
of Gasset Texas has purchased the
Chmault place on Rochester and Me-
Mr. Joe Thomas formerly of this
place but in recent years a citizen
of Mineral Wells died in that - city
and was shipped here for burial con-
ducted by Rev. L. A. Weaver at Beth-
lehem Baptist church. .
New Hope congregation plans to
open their new brick church on
Rockwall street the fourth Sunday
in this month. This church com-
plete will cost $15000 it is an edifice
Rev. Scott Chin of the M. E. Cen-
tenary work was a brief -visitor last
week in changing trains.
Our readers number 100 per week.
Let us make 150 this week. We have
3000 Negroes here. We can do It
Forney Texas March 13. Rev. 8.
J. Guster was at his post of duty
Sunday at Mt Rose Baptist church
and preached two strong sermons
night and morning. Collection $15.-
85. Sunday school at all churches were
Mr. Love Gillies and son pf Ft
Worth were in the city Sunday visit-
ing his mother-in-law Mrs. Ward.
Dr. Bledsoe has enlarged his house.
Mrs. Nannie Hayes returned home
from Dallas Sunday where she had
been waiting on her Bick father. If
you fail to get your paper call at
the Star Barbershop. Please get
your report to me on time.
Miss Valta Sanders left this morn
ing for Fort Worth.
. Miss Ida Spragins left Monday
morning for Dallas on business.
Mrs. Alf Laney is on the sVcB. list.
Mrs. Anner Buck returned home
from Dallas Sunday. She spent a
few days with Mrs. L. Richardson
Mrs. Helm . Hurd is on the sick
Mrs. Frederick Stephens of Terrell
is here visiting friends Mias Aunie
Mae Bates. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Wil
liams dinner with Mr. and Mrs. L.
Rev. P. M. Mitchell was at his
post of duty Sunday and preached
a strong sermon. Collection was was
$26.68. The Sunday school is pro-
gressing very nicely under the "lead-
ership of superintendent N. M. Far-
thing he is aa ideal superintendent
Collection for the Sunday school was
$1.50. J. C. Byrd won the prize a
beautiful book. Total collection $39.'
76. . .
Mr. and Mrs.'L. C. Ooss of Dallas
were the guests of Mrs. Lusiana Lips
Mrs. Dove Alexander left for Sea-
goville where she will spend a few
days visiting Mrs. Fannie Woods
Rev. L. W. Mackey and wife left
for Dallas last Wednesday.
Mr. Jerry Williams was in the
city last week. . -
- Mrs. Martha Lenox returned home
from Dallas Sunday night She spent
a week with her aunt
Soprlce at Mt Zion-Baptist church
were wen attended Sunday collect
ion in Sunday school $5.11. Brother
Hood $2.35; B. Y. P. U. was well
conducted by President Sister Sarah
Patterson. Progressive Tribe is still
in the lead. Class No. 2 of the Sun
day School has had the - lead for
more than a year under the leader-
ship of its tencher. Brother J. Mark
Hill. All visitors are welcome. Mt
Zlon has a . nico singing choir now
conducted by Brother J. Mark. v We
also have a progressive pastor Rev
Li. yv. wacKey.
Bonham Texas March 3. Mr
Willie B. Crurapton was in Pitts
burg last week visiting his wife.
The birthday party ut -Leola Marly
80c tiOc and $1.20
was an enjoyable affair. Rev. J. A.
Swann Rev. James Carr Rev. T. E.
Hlggs Rev. Lynch all had good con-
gregations Sunday and all preached
Rev. James Carr was In Greenville
last week on business.
The K. of P. installed officers
Mr. Mot Lee has purchased the
Rube Williams property.
Mr. D. E. Smith and Miss Noble
Stewart married Saturday night. Rev.
Mrs. Jake Shiply was in Sherman
Prof. Charlie Scay Prof. Ray Seay
and Prof. Coob Prof. Johnson and
Miss Etter DeJournette were all
from their schools Saturday.
The Welfare League met at the
A. M. E. church Friday night it is
doing great good for all concerned.
There will be a rally at the A. M.
E. church Sunday. Each member is
to pay $1.00. The sister churches
are invited to be with us.
Mr. Dave Yarborough was in Kauf-
man last week to see his brother.
Mr. L. P. Bcnnette was in Denl-
son last week on business.
The 21 Marechal Neil club met
with Mrs. GU8S Stull Wednesday
evening a luncheon was served.
Mr. Turner Watklns was here
from Oklahoma last week visiting
Mrs. Luther Patterson of Fort
Worth was in the city last week.
Mr. Emmett Ward was in Honey
The Clover Leaf club met with Mrs.
Allen Miller Friday evening a lun-
cheon was served.
The entertainments which are teing
given by the different churches are
having much success.
Card of Thanks.
I desire to thank our many friends
who was so kind to us during the
Illness and death of our beloved
father and grand father who depart-
ed this life Feb. 27 1919. May God
bless you all.
S. M. Johnson
B. K. Johnson '
Son Cannon and Claud
Smith Oklahoma City.
Mrs. Callle Bridge Okla.
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