Norfolk Letter-JM Harrison

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Norfolk Letter-JM Harrison - NORFOLK LETTER. ? ft Knights of Pythias'...
NORFOLK LETTER. ? ft Knights of Pythias' Entertainment. I Other Interesting Items. lk, Va, April 17, 94?The Knited Order of Knights of Pythias of Virginia, subordinates to the Su? preme Lodges of Europe, Asia. Afri? ca end America, wbo were in conven? tion here last week, all expressed themselves as being highly pleased at the way they were entertained by i he Knights and the good people of the "city by the pea." After carrying out their various programiueH they wound up the gala week by witness? ing in a body the playof Damon aud Pythias. It was aa event unprecedented in our city, aud one "long; to be remem? bered. Not only did the entire ueijuit themselves with credit, but to the large Intelligent audience, who gave vent to their appreciation by fri quent applause. Messrs. J amen l\ Stith anti William E Smith in title roles were never better, being ably assisted bf Messrs. F. N. Farter. A. B. Ouetreil, William Hamilton, Jas. M. Harrison and thecharming Misses Delia Stith and Maggie Woodley. The second act wherein Pythias goes to prison at-- ransom for l>a uiod'h return shows up the play in one of its strongest lights, and the gnat friendship of the two wan tbe ta use ol many a tear being shed by many a hardened Knight. The great parting Keene in the 4th act was the event for great ap? plause, aud Mr. and Miss Slith were the recipients of an encore. Your "Scribe" met the Editor for the ii ret lime, at the banquet last Tuesday night, and to say that he was greatly Impressed with Hie "Fearless" ls but. saying lt mildly. Every one here has a good word for him and the Fla nev and wish success. About 100 young ladies and gen? tlemen assembled at Mrn. Newman's residence on the Lambert's Point R. ll., donday night and the hostess found she was the object of a capital joke?a surprise party whether she was the surprised cannot be ascer? tained at this writing. Fred. Floyd ls a hackman with a semi-dreamy look who wears glasses and a pompadour. Miss Gertrude Foreman is a highly respected j oung lady of this city. Cards were out for the marriage of the couple this morning at 7 o'clock at St. John's A. M. E. Church. The bride was there but the groom had not been seen at this writing. Great in? dignation ls expressed on every hand at his serious breach. Rev. A. L. Gaines left this city for Roanoke to be present at the A. M. E. Conference. The following voung men were otlielally notified of their eligibility, having passed satisfactorily the civil service examination held here Feb. 10th ; William E. Smith, David G. Jacob (of the Herald) J. M. Harri? son, Phillip Scott, James Blimps. Rev. J.B. Work of NM College left for Philadelphia last Saturday on business In Interest of the school. A part of the success of Damon and Pythias was due to the great management of "Commodore" Jas. Napolean Bi own. The St. Clair B. B. Club ha\e or? ganized for the season and are opened to all engagements. There ls a revival of interest being taken In the Planet owing to the Norfolk locals. There has been a complaint that the Planet could not be had, all right there will be no excuse now, Mr. Woods on Church St., will "turn you aloose" with one anytime. The first game of professional base ball played here In several years was played yesterday at the League tween the Norfol ks and Al Pennsylvania?Virginia state league teams which resulted in the "Quakers" were defeated by a score of 10 to 9. j. M. H. i

Clipped from Richmond Planet21 Apr 1894, SatPage 4

Richmond Planet (Richmond, Virginia)21 Apr 1894, SatPage 4
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