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A Brilliant Marriage
The Fourth Baptist Church was packed last Thursday afternoon, the occasion being the marriage of the young divine, Rev. R.B.
Hardy, B.D., pastor of the Charlottesville, Va. Mt. Zion Baptist church, to the accomplished Miss Fellisco Payne daughter
of Rev. Evans Payne.
On the rostrum were Revs. C.H. Corey, D.D., J.E. Jones, D.D., D.N. Vassar, D.D., James H. Holmes, R. Wells, E. Watts, B.D.,
W.F. Graham, W.M. Moss, B.D., Dan. James, J. Francis Robinson, S.T.D., S.H. Dismond, M.D.
The ceremony was performed under an arch of flowers made by the Fourth Bapt. Sunday school teachers, a bell was suspended
therefrom and was rung during the ceremony by Master Hezekiah Jones.
The bridal party entered in the following order:
Rev. R.O. Johnson and Miss Annie Jackson. He later re-entered with Rev. S.C. Burrell, Rev. H.W. Chiles and J.W. Toles. Rev.
L.J. Pollard and Rev. J. Woolfolk, Rev. G.W. Good and groom, Rev. W.T. Johnson and bride.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. Z.D. Lewis the brilliant young pastor of the Second Baptist Church.
The bride wore a pearl gray Undala Cotala silk, trimmed with Teu tone velvet of mouse and magenta with hat, veil and gloves
to match, the groom, the conventional suit of black.
The happy couple left for an extended trip north. The presents were especially numerous and costly.
Summary of Article
The article provides highlights of the marriage ceremony for Rev. R.B. Hardy and Miss Fellisco Payne. The article indicates
that several prominent church and social figures attended the ceremony and also goes into considerable depth in discussing
the bridal arrangements.
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Hard to Determine
"The last case was the worst of all-that of Susan Mitchell charged with being very drunk and unable to take care of herself."
The last case was the worst of all- that of Susan Mitchell charged with being very drunk and unable to take care of herself.
She was found prone upon the floor of the reception room of the Union Depot at six o'clock this morning. She claims Lynchburg
as her home and had a ticket to the "Hill City" and fifty cents in her pocket book. It was hard to determine whether she
was white or colored; but it was very easy to see that she was a very miserable looking creature. She was fined $2.50 and
costs. When our reporter left she was trying to get some one to pawn her ring for the $3.50 necessary to get her out of the
The Police Court has its sad side as well as the humorous one.
Summary of Article
This article relays the case of Susan Mitchell, an inebriated and destitute woman who was found lying on the floor of the
Union Depot. What amused the author of this article was the fact that authorities could not determine whether Mitchell was
white or black.