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Brentwood Notes

Brentwood Notes
Nashville Globe – January 18, 1907
pg. 6

  • Miss Idabelle Phillips, of Cane Springs, Ky., visited her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Phillips, last week.
  • Rev. S. M. Utley, of the West Nashville District held his Second Quarterly Conference at Brook’s Chapel M.E. Church, Saturday night, January 12. The meeting was very interesting and the largest attended quarterly conference in this church for many years. Rev. Utley is a man of great ability and presides with such cool deliberation, which has won for him the confidence and respect of his congregation. Rev. Utley states that the Brook’s Chapel is ahead of all the other churches in his District in paying the pastor and other church expenses.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bills, after an illness of about two months were both able to attend church last Sunday and take communion.
  • Rev. James Finnell, of Brook’s Chapel, M. E. Church, is taking a course in theology at Walden University, Nashville.
  • Mr. Rice Ewing, of Nashville, spent last Monday in Brentwood visiting the family of Roden Perkins and left last evening for St. Louis, Mo.
  • Mrs. Laura Spratt is quite sick at her home on the Granny White Pike.
  • Mr. John Armstrong lost a very very fine mare last week, she was only sick a few hours.
  • Messrs. Bell Leek and R. Harper have the contract for widening the railroad track in Dr. Oden’s cut. The nice weather has allowed them to make good head-way with their work.
  • Mr. William D. Vernon went to Tuskegee a few days ago to enter that institution, when they examined him they found he was too far advanced for their grades, so one of the teachers wrote his father, Mr. Samuel Vernon.
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