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Huntsville Weekly Times (AL)
Huntsville Weekly Times (AL)
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Description: Society - WMU Entertained at Pettus Home;
At Holmes Street Church, Diving Exhibition,
Mrs. Harry Merts Ice Cream Guest; Home Made Brighter

Date: August 12 1920

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Madison County, AL Library

Page/Column: Page 4, Columns 3 & 4

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Tel 38, 78, 478
SOCIETY
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W. M. U. Entertained At the Pettus Home
One of the most enjoyable and delightful meetings the Women’s Missionary Union of the First Baptist church has held this year was the one on Tuesday afternoon at 4 o’clock with Mrs. R. E. Pettus of West Holmes St. The occasion was the regular monthly mission, literary and social affair and the well-arranged program with Mrs. Frank Lynch as leader assisted by a number of co-workers was both profitable and interesting.
The subject was “Mission Stewardship” divided into the following outlined __ __ __.
“My money creed”—Mrs. Lynch.
“Whose is it? Mine or God’s?” by Mrs. Oscar Harris.
“The sin we are afraid to mention” by Mrs. C. G. Dillard.
“The right side of giving” by Ms. Jack Moore.
“Example of Chinese Stewardship” by Mrs. Annie Harris.
“What we withhold” by Mrs. Davis.
The music was furnished by Mrs. Herbert Johnson and Miss Bessie Pettus with Mrs. Frank Ware accompanist.
At the close of the program the social hour with the hostess was a very enjoyable feature. The guests were invited out on the veranda where a most delicious ice cream, cakes and nuts course was served. The house was decorated in garden blossoms, the pink lily being most conspicuous in the parlor. The union voted to discontinue meetings during the remainder of August.
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N. L. Steele of Birmingham and Mr. and Mrs. John Steele of Fredoma arrived in the city yesterday to attend the funeral and burial of their mother Mrs. A. F. Steele.
S. Mims. 3-3t.

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At Holmes Street Church Thursday Evening
There will be a meeting of the members and friends of the church Thursday evening at 8 o’clock. The Woman’s Missionary Society will serve refreshments free. The purpose of the meeting is to devise plans, discuss ways and means of finishing up our church at once so as to make it comfortable, commodious, attractive and do whatever is necessary to make it fit to serve its purpose as a soul saving institution. Be on hand to encourage with your presence and with your suggestions and good advice.
W. W. Heflin, Pastor.
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Diving Exhibition Tonight
A diving exhibition will be given at Burnam’s Swimming Pool tonight at 8 o’clock by the following: Misses Janice Young, Sue Baxter, Jesse and Annie Mae Terry, Frances Winston, Helen Darwin, Eliner Heffernan; Messrs. Geo. Mitchell, Paul Mitchell, Curtis Quick, Erie Quick, Tom Quick and Grady Martin.
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Mrs. Harry B. Merts Friday Ice Cream Guest
Mrs. Harry B. Merts on Meridian Street is invited to be the guest of The Daily Times Friday at the Grand Palace for a dish of ice cream. This clipping will be honored for the service.
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Home Made Brighter
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Yarbrough was made brighter and happier by the arrival of a fine son. Mother and baby doing nicely. Strong hopes felt for father—pulse normal today.
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Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cummings have as their interesting guest this week Mrs. Pryor Pruitt, an aunt of Ms. Cummings and Mrs. Harry Sonnell of Leighton, Ala.
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Mrs. L. S. Duncan is spending the week with the family of her brother, Mr. Robert Duncan on his farm several miles west of the city.
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Mrs. W. L. Hodge of Memphis is visiting her sister Mrs. Oscar Harris on East Holmes Street.

Submitted: 09/10/19

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