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The Baltimore Afro American April 14, 1928 Lakeland, Maryland A Thanksgiving service was held at First Baptist Church for Harmony Temple No. 349 of Bladensburg on Sunday evening at 3:30. The pastor of First Baptist, Rev. Abbot preached. At Embry AME Church Sunday School was held at 9:30 and Rev. Wing preached at 8:00 in the evening. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Johnson, Charles has been at home for two weeks due to a lacerated tooth. On Tuesday evening Eunice Johnson was given a surprise party. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moody, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Gray, Emma Conway, Susie Briscoe, Eliza Gray, Gertrude Walls, Pauline Gray, Louis Gray, Elmo Poole, Henry Henson and Charles Stewart attended the event. Miss Johnson was given many gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Randall hosted her mother, Emma Rollins and younger siblings over the Easter holiday. The Gays had visitors on Easter Sunday. They were two sons with their families, M. Willis, Miss Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner from Washington and their children and Elizabeth Tilghman from New York. Julia Mack is at home for the holiday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W.C. Mack. Miss Mack is a student at Bowie Normal School. On Thursday many parents and children attended the annual field meet in Marlbora(o). On Sunday James H. Gray, Louis Gray, Arthur Brooks, Joseph Thomas, George Robinson, and Raymond Jones went to Blue Plains on a visit to the Old Folk’s Home. On Sunday Rex Isaac, from Laurel, MD visited Mrs. Arthur Brooks.

Revered J. W. WingJulia Mack CarrollMrs. James A. GrayPauline GrayEliza GrayJames GrayArthur BrooksCharles J. JohnsonEunice JohnsonEmma ConwaySusie BriscoeJoseph ThomasMrs. Arthur BrooksGeorge RobinsonElmore PooleOliver JohnsonMrs. Thomas MoodyGertrude WallsLouis GrayHenry HarrisonCharles StewardVictor RandallMrs. Victor RandallRaymond Jones
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