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A New Organization--Literary Exercises
The Young ladies and gentlemen residents of University of Virginia have organized a society to be known as the University
Young People's Aid Society. The object is to aid the sick and afflicted. The following are officers, James Bullock, President,
Mrs. Ellen White, Vice-President, Jno. E. Suesbery, Secretary, A. F. Angel, Treasurer, Mrs. Julia Morton and White, Mrs. Garland
and Harris. The gentlemen were Messrs. W. F. Walker, H. Carter, Ragland, Richard Desper. This society began its good work
last Tuesday night, 22 inst. by visiting Mrs. Willie Thomas in Canada, many ponds and some money were carried her, she being
helpless. Thanksgiving evening at the First Baptist Church opened with singing by the club, scripture reading by Rev. Woolfork,
prayer by Rev. H. Overton, Duet, "the begger girl," by Katie Southall and Susan Kennie, remarks of welcome by Mr. Robert Kelser,
Solo, "Alice where are thou?" by Miss Etta Sorrell, Thanksgiving proclamation by Mrs. J. A. Brown, Address of congratulation
of the church being out of debt, by Captain McCajab Woods, Solo by Mrs. Ida Sea, scenes that are brightest, quartette, Misses
Brown, Jones, Brown and Sorrell, quartette, "A lone grave," Messrs. Ragland, Pleasant, and Jones, Solo, by Mrs. F. Jones "Birds
in dream-land," Solo, "Cottage by the sea" by miss Annie Alexandria, remarks by Rev. L. B. Goodall, "Home sweet home," by
Mr. Robert Kelser left Saturday A. M. for Richmond to attend to official business for the Good Samaritans.
Mr. Burkley Bullock, Jr, of Pittsburgh, Pa., is in the city visiting relations.
Rev. Harden Lewis of Middle Oak, near Blenheim, Va., preached at the First Baptist Church Sunday 11 A. M.
Mr. Thomas Clay lost two of children last week with the Diphtheria. One died Monday and the other Friday, and Mrs. Clay is
Mr. Robert Cogbill is confined to his bed.
Sallie Brown is often with a pain.
Miss Nannie L. Brown, Gertrude Farrar and Wilson were in the city four days, including Thanksgiving.
Mr. J. L. Edmond of No. 467 6th street gave an entertainment at home thanks-giving day. Among the friends that dined with
them were Messrs. E. and W. Gilmore Henderson and Miss H. Brown.
In God I trust.
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