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Smyrna Notes

Nashville Globe – 1 Mar 1907

Smyrna Notes

  • Mrs. Martha A. Thompson and Mr. George Edmondson were quietly married last Sunday.
  • Madames M.C. Wade, S.K. Ridley and George M.  Jordan were in the city last week visiting relatives and friends. 
  • Miss Mary Cartwright has joined Miss E.M. Perry’s class in instrumental music.
  • Mrs. Ellen C. Elliott, surrounded by a host of friends left for Hot Springs Sunday night feeling much refreshed by her two months’ vacation. 
  • Miss Ellen Baker has gone to the city to spend a few weeks. 
  • News of the death of Mrs. Mary Mason, of East Nashville, formerly of this place, has been sadly received.

Smyrna Notes – 22 Feb 1907

Nashville Globe – 22 Feb 1907

Smynra Notes

  • Rev. S. Thompson was with us Sunday and as usual took a leading part in Sunday school.  He preached two sermons during the day.
  • Mrs. B.G. Strong and little daughter Lovie Lee, accompanied her husband on his charge this week, and were the especial guests of Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Dunnon.
  • Mr. John B. Ridley spent Sunday  with relatives and friends here.
  • The remains of Rev. Jordan Walker, and old resident of Lavergne, were brought here Friday morning for burial.  Quite a number came from the city to witness the funeral, which was conducted by Rev. Dr. Luckett, assisted by Revs. Giles and Pearson.
  • Mrs. Geo. Smith and little daughter Elizabeth, spent the day with the Dunnon family Sunday.
  • Mrs. Ellen C. Elliott, who has been here visiting for more than a month is to leave for Hot Springs, Ark,. Sunday night.  She will be in the city from seven till eleven-thirty, at which time her train will leave.  She enjoys reading the Globe, and will have it sent to the Elliott Flat, her home in Hot Springs.
  • Miss Isabella Batey left for the city Friday where she expects to make her home for a while.
  • While making boards, Mr. Pleas Smith was struck in the mouth, knocking out two of his teeth.
  • Mr. Geo Walker was in the city last week to have his eye treated.
  • Mrs. Mary J. Anderson is on the sick list.
  • Mr. J.M. Frierson was called to the city Sunday night on business.

Smyrna Notes – Jan 25, 1907

Smyrna Notes
Nashville Globe – January 25, 1907
Pg. 5

  • The social given by the Misses Mary A. and Cassie Cartwright, Thursday night, was quite a treat to the young people.
  • Miss Fannie W. Smith has returned from the city where she has been for quite a while visiting relatives and friends
  • Mrs. Paralee Gregory visited her mother at Tullahoma last week.
  • Madame Isabella and Malissa Perry were the guests of relatives at Sand Hill Friday.
  • Rev. B. G. Strong preached the first sermon to the sisters, who recently perfected an organization here, last Saturday afternoon.
  • Quite a number attended the prayer meeting Sunday night at the residence of Mr. Nat Perry.
  • Mrs. A.L. Field left for Bowling Green, Ky. Monday. They were accompanied to Nashville by Mrs. Allie Webb.

Smyrna Notes

Smyrna Notes
Nashville Globe – January 18, 1907
Pg. 7

  • Mrs. Ellen C. Elliott, of Hot Springs, Ark., proprietress of the Elliott Flat, arrived last Thursday to spend a few days at the home of her mother, Mrs. A.L. Perry.
  • The new officers of the Mt. Zion Baptist Sunday School are Miss Mabel Brown, Secretary; Mrs. M.C. Wade, Assistant Secretary, and R. L. Perry, Treasurer.
  • All the officers of the Sand Hill Union Sunday School were re-elected. Since its organization it has been using the National Baptist literature, introduced by R.L. Perry, without any complaint whatever; but now this school has decided to use literature of the Methodist denomination. We thank the National Baptist Publishing Board for their kindness and the assistance rendered us during the three years past.
  • Mr. J. W. Tucker has returned with his bride, and is now working at home.
  • Mrs. A. L. Field and daughter, Linnie of Bowling Green, Ky., are busily engaged entertaining and visiting friends, as they will soon leave for their home.
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