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Elaborate Dinner

Elaborate Dinner
February 15, 1907
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An elaborate dinner was served at the beautiful home of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Franklin, 924 Main street, East Nashville, last Sunday, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Draper. The table was richly decorated with silver, the centerpiece being of Battenberg, with pink under it, in the center of which was a pot of azalea with ferns. Those seated at the table were Rev. and Mrs. Flagg, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Draper, Miss Vera Moore, Dr. Dunston, Mr. and Mrs. James Davis, Miss Mittie White, Miss Suella Beard, Miss Sallie Ezell, Miss Minnie Bramlett, Mrs. Sallie Norman, Miss Queenie Arnold, Mr. Evans, Mrs. David Ferguson, and Miss L. A. Banks.

The menu consisted of frappe, celery soup and crackers, roast turkey, chicken or parsely, with dressing; cream potatoes, cranberries, corn, celery, beaten biscuits, sweet peach pickles, green peas, mixed sweet pickles, Waldo salad with white grapes on lettuce leaf, cakes, ices, black coffee and cheese sandwiches. At a late hour the guests retired complimenting Mr. and Mrs. Franklin’s home and how grandly they had been entertained.


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