Category Archives: Religion

Hon. Robert P. Dick’s Lectures on Hebrew Poetry

July 5, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) We have received a copy of Sunday Afternoon Lectures before the Greensboro Law School by Hon. Robt. P. Dick. It is a neatly printed volume of over … Continue reading

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Remembering Rev. Thomas G. Lowe, NC

May 31, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Rev. Thos G. Lowe.—Rev. Dr John E. Edwards, of Virginia, writes as follows to the Raleigh Christian Advocate of the late Rev. Thomas G. Lowe, the great … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Work in the Church

June 28, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page) What is woman’s work in the church? She thinks, loves, gives, suffers, prays, and persuades. She sustains the prayer meeting. She fills the pews; without her, what … Continue reading

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“Our Fallen Heroes” by Rev. R.W. Todd, published May 31, 1883

May 31, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page) Our Fallen Heroes. By the Rev. R.W. Todd. Hail! busy freemen of Columbia’s soil: Halt on your ceaseless march—rest from your toil For one brief day, and … Continue reading

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Rev. Mr. Byrd with the Methodist Church in 1883

April 12, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Dr. J.D. Hufham was engaged in a meeting at Tarboro last Sunday, and Rev. Mr. Byrd filled his pulpit at night. His audience was much pleased with … Continue reading

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1882 Description of the Salvation Army

December 21, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page, 3d and 4th columns) THE SALVATION ARMY [Written for the Commonwealth] The Salvation Army in England has attracted much attention, especially within the last six months. Americans … Continue reading

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The Wayward Path of Too Much Conversation, Pickles, and Cakes

December 7, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 2d column) After a serenade on last Saturday night three of our young townsmen were so well entertained till the hour of three by pleasant conversation, pickles … Continue reading

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