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Society Notes of Charlottesvillians
On Christmas Day, Reverand and Mrs. S. C. Abrams of Anderson Street entertained their mother, Mrs. E. J. Seay; brother, Mr.
J. E. Seay and sister, Mrs. Stevens and nephew, Bennie Seay Smith, all of Fluvana County.
Mrs. Grace Whiting White of Grady Avenue received a call recently from the Medical College of Virginia, Hospital Division.
She was instructed to get a transfer from this county to Richmond and report to the Memorial Hospit al for a civil works job
in nursing. She began work Tuesday of last week at St. Phillips Hospital in Richmon, Va.
Reverand J. W. Kerr, pastor of the Union Baptist Church in Fluvanna Co., has been pastoring at Mount Zion Church during the
absence of Reverand W. E. Strassner who, together with Mrs. Strassner, is visiting relatives in Tuls a, Oklahoma.
Mr. Robert Bryant, who recently was the houseguest of Miss Polly Coles, has returned to Jacksonville, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Sellers returned to this city last week after being called to Portsmouth, Virginia, on account of the death
of Mrs. Lillian Brown Uzzell, sister of Mrs. Sellers.
Mr. Leroy Flannigan, instructor in Phyllis Wheatley Public School in Baltimore, was the houseguest during the Christmas holiday,
of Miss Edwina Sellers of Ridge St.
Mr. and Mrs. Minor F. Jackson were the guests recently of Mrs. Fannie Lias of Fifth St., N. W.
Mrs. Martha Thomas and her two grandchildren, Miss Marie and Master John N. Harris, Jr., spent the Christmas holiday with
her son, Mr. John N. Harris, Sr.
Miss Constance Kelly spent the holiday in Yagerstown, Philadelphia, with her brother and sister, Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson,
formerly of this city.
Miss Emma Lee Washington spent the holiday in Gordonsville, Va., as the houseguest of Miss Beatrice Walls.
On Tuesday of last week, Reverand and Mrs. S. C. Abrams and family were the dinner guests of Reverand and Mrs. S. J. Ellis
of Dillwyn, Va. On Wednesday they were dinner guests of Mr. J. E. Seay of Shores, Va., and on Saturday they were the dinner
guests of Reverand and Mrs. H. B. Perry of Mechums River, Va.
Miss Angulia Paige of Brown Street spent the Christmas holiday in Madison, Va., with relatives.
Mrs. Ella Baylor has returned to this city after spending the holiday in Durham, N. C., with her husband, Mr. James Baylor.
Miss Edna Terrell spent the holiday in Stony Point with her grandmother.
Reverand E. D. McCreary recently completed his work in Leesburg, Va., and has now taken full charge of the pastorate of Ebenezer
Mrs. Gertrude C. Gault of Richmond, Va., spent the Christmas holiday with relatives on Dice St.
Miss Marguerite Carter has returned to Richmond, Va., to resume her studies at Virginia Union University, after visiting relatives
in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Washington are residing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Moon of Anderson St. Before her marriage recently,
Mrs. Washington was Miss Eliza Gross.
Mr. James Benton and Miss Elizabeth Walker were united in marriage at Zion Baptist Church, North Garden, Va., by Reverand
O. W. Nowlin.
The reception was held at their home after the wedding.
Misses Cora and Eva Powell of Fifth St., spent part of the holiday at Faber, Va., as the guests of relatives. They were accompanied
by their aunt, Miss Ethel Jackson.
Mrs. Marie Long is visiting her husband, Dr. E. A. Long and friends in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Truheart were the recipients of a fifteen pound turkey, shipped from Hugo, Oklahoma, by their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Marshall. Mrs. Marshall was formerly Miss Ruby Truheart.
Miss Margaret Pennington entertained a group of her friends Saturday night of last week. On Monday of this week she and her
school mate who was visiting her here, returned to Viginia State College to resume their studies.
The Jokers' Social Club of this city entertained their many friends at the Annual Yuletide Ball on the night of December 28th.
Music was furnished by Johnson's Happy Pals of Richmond, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Arnette and sister, Miss Rosa Arnette, spent Sunday evening with friends in Louisa.
Mr. Thomas Farrar of First Street spent the Christmas holidays in Baltimore with relatives.
Mrs. Julia Stratton, who has been the guest of her husband, Dr. Edward Stratton, has returned to Staten Island, New York,
to resume her studies as nurse.
Miss Bertie Evans who has been quite indisposed is improving.
Mr. Leonard Barbour who was ill for a period of eighteen days, at his residence on Rose Hill Street, is able to be out again.
Mr. Press Scott, the brother of Mrs. Eliza Childress, is quite ill at the University Hospital.
Mrs. Bertha Henderson and her daughter, Mrs. Mae Young, who have been ill for quite some time at their residence on Fifth
Street, have improved considerably.
Miss Geneva Knox, who was confined to her home in Emporia, is able to be out again and has returned to this city and resumed
her duties as teacher in the Jefferson School.
Messrs. Edward Ware, Robert Johnson, Winton Coles, William Goins, Charles Michie, Bolling Burrell, John Pleasants, Robert
Wicks and Misses Pauline Henderson, Margaret Pennington, Marian Howard, Cornelia Winston, Pocahontas Sellers, Violet Coles
and Chris tine Cary are among the co-eds who returned to the various institutions of higher learning, after having spent the
past two weeks in this city visiting relatives and friends.
Summary of Article
Various local announcements detailing activities of Charlottesville's black community, from accomplishments on the job, to
notable travel plans, and inventive New Years celebrations.