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Floral Concert

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Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
May
Year
1881
Copyright
Public Domain
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The floral concert at the M. E. Cliurcli last Sabbath eveniiijj Was very fine, indeed. The church was beautifully trimmed with flowers and green leaves. Especiallyabout the pulpit wasan abundanceand profusión of flowers. The audience was one of the largest ever in the church, there not being au empty seat, and many going away unable to obtain admission. The first part of the exercises consisted of singing by the :hoir and responsive reading. The congregation after jolning n repeating the ftpostleg' creed, listened to "The Hallelujah Chorus, a beautifui piece sung Dy tlie u.ulr. Then little Miss Millie O. Gillett recited, yery prettily, "Pulpit Flowers." After more responsive reading, Miss Annie F. Taylor recit.-d " Hjma to the Flowers." Next was a solo " Consider the Lilies," rendered by Miss May Whedon, in a pleasing manner. Her voice though not strong was very sweet, aiul well adapted to the selection. The exercises by the infant class, under the training of Miss Carrie Wilmot, were considerad by matiy to be the best part of the program. The little ones dkl 10markably well. Those taking part in the " Floral Emblema of Christ," were Earnesr Tolchard, Bom Sliirley, Freddie Kucli, Sammie Mummery, Minnie Alabaster, Llewellyn l'ond, Anabel McOmber, and Willie Peasc, each one reciting a verse and representing some flora] gift. In the dialogue which was a continuance of theexerclM, were Willie Vorheis, Clarence Noble, Florence Foster and Bertha Rose. A quartette by Misses Winchell and Alabaster and M. -srs.Whedon and Osborne, was then ren) dered to the pleamn of all, after which KÍM Carrie R. Hendrickson reeited "M'fiitThe missiou offering was collected by the following Miases from Miss Louisa Giles' class, wad were all handsomely dressed in white witli natural flower ornaments : Nellie Ames, Fannie Alabaster, May Webster, Nettie Storms, Anna Wilsie, Llzzie Bailey, Carrie Winans, Nina and Jennie Davison, and Allie Cramer. After the singing of a hynm one of the most pleasing sacred entertainnients ever held in the church m closed by the Rev. Kr. Alabaster pronoancLng the benediction. Duriug the exercises Rev. Mr. Alabaster announced that next fall, wlieu the harvest time should come, a harvest roncert would be held.

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Ann Arbor Courier
Old News