Wilson Daily Times, 25 August 1899.
- Spencer Barnes — Barnes was newly returned to Wilson after service in the Spanish-American war.
- Ward McAllister — McAllister was the tastemaker and social arbiter of Gilded Age New York City.
- Jim Ottis
- Colored Odd Fellows Hall
- Miss Brinkley –– probably, one of the daughters of Dick and Charlotte Brinkley. In the 1900 census of Wilson, Wilson County: Dick Brinkley, 65; wife Charolott, 49, cook; son Hilliard, 29; and daughters Nancy, 27, school teacher, and Bettie, 23, nurse.
- Miss Rountree