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Samaritans to the Front
There will be a public meeting at the Third St. A.M.E. Church, on Monday night, the 5th of January, under the auspices of
the Samaritans of this city.
Addresses are expected from National Grand Sire, David F. Batts of Petersburg; Hon. J.E. Reid, Grand Secretary of the State
Grand Lodge, and Past Grand Chief Robert Kelser of Charlottesville also John W. Grinnell. All members of the Order in this
city, Manchester and vicinity and their friends are invited to attend as the addresses will be of a high order of excellence,
dealing with the origin and purposes of the order, its accomplishments in this state and its plans for the future. Those
who attend will be amply repaid.
The arrangements are under the direction of Mr. J.B. Taylor, Deputy for this city.
Summary of Article
This article announces a public meeting of the Samaritan order of Richmond at the Third A.M.E. Church. The meeting will consist
of numerous addresses from prominent members of the order and promises to be both informative and intellectually stimulating.