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Richmond Planet

Newspaper Information
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date of Publication: June 10, 1893 (Saturday)
Frequency: Weekly
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Charlottesville Notes

Transcript of Article

Some of our subscribers to the Planet think our correspondent is away from the city because the month of May has passed and not a letter has appeared in the Planet. A great many things have happened since I last wrote which will occupy too much space to mention them.

Our Correspondent disposed of 125 Planets week before last and 115 last week.

The Invincible base-ball team of Lexington crossed bats with the Phalanx base-ball team of this city at Piedmont Park, on June 2nd. The game was of great interest, both being excellent teams and played well, but victory perched upon the banner of the Phalanx, with a score of 11 to 0. The Phalanx have won every game played at the Piedmont Park this season. Let others come.

Mr. Robt. Kelsor, State Grand Chief of the Samaritan Order of Virginia, leaves this week enroute to the Grand Lodge which convenes at Norfolk, June 13th. He will visit Richmond, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Hampton and other places where Samaritans hold forts. Our schools have closed but he (Kelsor) never tires, for the last week he has been arranging matters for the Piedmont Industrial and Land Improvement Co. of which he is president and last Saturday had sale of stock amounting to $2369.

The young Ladies Social Club gave a grand reception at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. Ferguson 278 W. Main Street, Thursday evening June 1st. All were highly entertained; and at 12 were invited in to a table laden with good things. Ladies present were Misses Mary Wilson, Lizzie Washington, Mary E. Carey, Mary Brown, Emma Gatewood, Bettie B. Ferguson, Sallie B. Brown, Jane Carey, Lottie Lewis, Susie Alexandria and Bertha Kelley. The gentlemen were Messrs. Charlie Brown, A.F. Angel, James Barcus, Washington Pollard, Courtney Goodloe, John Coles, Jr., Eli A. Howard, Thomas Faucett, Renold Cox, Jno. A. Kennie.

On May 28th the Sunday School Union met in Mt. Zion Church. Address by Rev. R.B. Hardy music by the school: the Union then adjourned. J.A. Kerney, Cor. Secretary.

Reason thus with reason fetter, Love sought is good, But given unsought, is better

Mr. Eugene Bland had a terrible blow in his eye week before last, but is about well now.

Summary of Article
This article provides an update on current events within the Charlottesville community. Of particular interest this week was a baseball game between the Charlottesville Phalanx and a team from Lexington held at Piedmont Park. The Phalanx emerged victorious by a score of 11 to 0.Angel

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