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News from Laban: A picnic at Bethel Church


Thursday, June 11, 1908

from the Mathews Journal

Laban: Time flies swiftly. The refreshing showers of last week and the hot sun of this, reminds us of the fact that the good old summer time is coming on. The picnic, which was held at Bethel on Friday night last to raise money for a children’s day collection, proved a great success considering the inclement weather. Though everything seems rather dull, the congregation was greatly surprised, on last Sunday morning, to hear the Superintendent report having raised about thirty-five ($35) dollars, clear of all expenses, after having served about two hundred (200) saucers of ice cream to the Sunday school free. Fifteen dollars of this money will go for the children’s day collection, while the remainder will go for whatever purpose the Official Board of the church may see fit.


Thursday, June 13, 1918

from the Mathews Journal

The Children’s Day service held at Salem last Sunday night was a ...

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