Race and Place Newspapers

Richmond Planet

Newspaper Information
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date of Publication: August 26, 1893 (Saturday)
Frequency: Weekly
Article Transcripts

Page 01

Column 01
Personals and Briefs

Transcript of Article

Miss Kate Dandrige has left the city to spend a few weeks with relatives in Charlottesville.

Summary of Article
This section of the paper provides an update on the travel plans of local community members. This week, Miss Kate Dandrige is visiting her relatives in Charlottesville.

Column 03
Doings of a Week About the Central City

Transcript of Article

The regular camp meeting of the A.M.E. Church is in progress near Piedmont Park. They have quite a large attendace each day.

Mr. Henry Sellers, after a short illness, died Wednesday the 16th inst. His funeral took place from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Rev. R.B. Hardy officiating.

The excursion which left for Danville on the 14th inst. carried a very large crowd. A picked nine of the city played the "Black Swans" of Danville. The "Swans" were victorious. Score, 28 to 7.

The Virginia Baptist Sunday School Convention meets here on the 24th inst. at the Mt. Zion Baptist church. Quite a large delegation is expected.

The corner-stone laying of the Ebenezer Baptist church was a grand success. About $130 have been realized.

The St. Luke's Grand Lodge convened here last week. A large delegation was in attendance.

Miss Mary E. Fry of Gordonsville is visiting in the city, the guest of Mrs. Jesse H. Cary of South 4th St.

Mr. Wm. Barcus who has been sick for the last three or four weeks is able to be out again.

On Wednesday, the 17th inst, a gentleman came in from the country to get a coffin for his mother, but on going back he found that she was in a trance. She died however the following Sunday.

The excursion from Richmond arrived in this city Sunday afternoon about 3 o'clock, bringing a large number of Richmonders to our beautiful city.

Mrs. Nannie Smith and daughter arrived in this city from Washington, D.C., on the 19th inst.

The examination of the colored teachers was held in the Court House on 17th and 18th inst. A large number of applicants were present.

The question is now: "Who was able to stand?"

Miss Arnold and mother of Washington, D.C., are in the city; the guests of Mr. Thos. B. Jones, of Dice street.

The concert that was given by Miss Louise D. Hamer, the Contralto Singer of Washington, at the First Baptist Church, was a great success.

All news for the Planet should be left at Bullock's Ice Cream Parlor, 409 west Main Street.

Summary of Article
This article provides a general synopsis of current events in Charlottesville. Of particular interest this week was the regular camp meeting of the A.M.E. Church, the scheduled meeting of the Va. Baptist Sunday School Convention in Charlottesville, and the laying of the cornerstone of the Ebenezer Baptist Church.C. Hab

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