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Richmond Planet

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Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date of Publication: September 09, 1893 (Saturday)
Frequency: Weekly
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Column 01
People's Column

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Mr. C.E. Coles of Charlottesville, Va., called on us.

Column 02
News From the South

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Concerning People That You Know.-Caught up Here and There.-By The Regular Correspondent Around the Old Dominion City.

Two weeks from this date the Public Schools will begin the fall term. Those who have certificates of promotion will enter a new field of knowledge with happy anticipations of future triumph awaiting them. The less fortunate or more careless student will grimly pack up his old books and take another year's work on his old studies.

Are you among those indebted to the Planet?

Messrs. Andrew Jackson and Jno. Brown have returned home from the springs.

The Virginia Seminary Star Concert Company gave a grand musical concert at the First Baptist Church last Tuesday night. A large representation of people were out, both colored and white. The company was assisted by some of the best local talent of this city; viz. Mrs. Jno. A. Brown and Miss Annie E. Brackett, also Miss Johnson of Salem, Va. It was a grand success.

Mr. Wm. Yager, who came home sick recently from Ohio, departed this life last Monday morning, Aug. 26th. He was buried Tuesday morning at 11:30 from the First Baptist church, Rev. L.B. Goodall officiating.

Miss Mary E. Clayton has returned home from the Springs.

Miss Ida Rowser, who has been visiting in this city left for Washington this week.

Bullock's Ice Cream Parlor is the headquarters for the Planet news.

Mr. Burnet Watkins, of Baltimore, Md., is expected in the city on the 7th, visiting friends and relatives.

Miss Lillie Rowser left the city Monday for Washington, D.C.

Watermelons are plentiful and cheap this year.

Times are hard and money scarce, yet we are living.

When in need of first-class hair cut and shave call on Mr. Preston Green. He will treat you right.

We return many thanks to Mr. Chepus for writing for this paper last week, whilst the correspondent was indisposed from his eyes.

Messrs. Clarence Lewis and Rawles Pleasant have returned home.

Mr. James Roberson arrived in the city Wednesday from Washington, D.C., looking well.

Mr. Jas. Lewis is in the city.

Miss Lucy J. Martin, who has been visiting in the city, left for Washington last week.

Mrs. L. Loudon and family left the city last week for Iowa.

Summary of Article
This article provides a general synopsis of current events in Charlottesville. Of special interest was a grand musical concert given by the Virginia Seminary Star Concert Company and hosted by the First Baptist Church. The concert was a grand display of local talent and drew a diverse audience. The article also provides updates on the health and travel plans of Charlottesville community members. For example, this week Miss Ida Rowser left for Washington, D.C. and Miss Mary E. Clayton returned from the Springs.W.H.P

Column 02
Church Hill Notes

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Mr. Jessie J. Hood who was a well known citizen of Church Hill, died on Sunday, August 27th, 1893, at 10 o'clock p.m.

The deceased was a consistent member of Asbury Chapel, from which edifice the funeral took place. Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the Rev. A. Beck of Leigh St. Methodist church officiating, assisted by Rev. Evans Payne, pastor of 4th Baptist Church. The deceased leaves a devoted wife and twelve children to mourn their loss. "He died in full triumph of faith."

Dearest loved one, we have laid thee

In the peaceful grave's embrace;

But thy memory will be cherished,

'Till we see thy Heavenly face.

The funeral of Mrs. Mary Lue Scott, who departed this life Monday a.m. the 28th inst., took place from the 4th Baptist church of which she was a devoted member, on Wednesday a.m. at 11 o'clock. Rev. Evans Payne officiated, assisted by Rev. A. Beck.

The deceased was for several years an active member of Union Prospect Council, NO. 93, I.O. of St. Luke which was in attendance. The deceased was held in high esteem by all who knew her and her faithful services to her church will never be forgotten. She was laid to rest in the Evergreen cemetary near Oakwood.

Mrs. Betsie Gardener, nee Robinson, and her sister, Miss Mamie Robinson arrived in the city on Tuesday the 29th inst., from a trip to Long Branch.

Mrs. Charlotte P. Johnson who has been quite sick is very much improved this week.

Miss Mary Wilder, Mrs. Janie L. Smith and Mr. E.A. Washington have returned from Charlottesville where they were recipients of many kindnesses at the hands of their friends.

Rev. Evans Payne of the 4th Baptist Church, left on his vacation trip, last Tuesday, 5th inst.

Mrs. Easter Robinson has returned from a very pleasant trip to West Point. She was accompanied by her niece, Miss Virginia Green.

Miss Maggie L. Patterson has gone to Philadelphia and from there will go to Atlantic City.

Miss Mildred Robinson, daughter of Mrs. Francis Robinson is quite sick at their residence, 720 29th street.

Summary of Article
This article provides a general synopsis of current events in Church Hill, Va. Unfortunately, the past week was a somber one as the Church Hill community lost two of its cherished members, Mr. Jesse J. Hood and Mrs. Mary Lue Scott.

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