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Murfreesboro Notes (1 Mar 1907)

From the Nashville Globe – March 1, 1907

  • The pupils of Bradley Academy celebrated George Washington’s birthday last Friday, February 22.  A very interesting programmed was rendered.  Those on the programme were Misses Sallie R. Anderson, Vera Lee Coleman, Maggie Eules, Mary and Amanda McClain, Annie M. Prim, Darrow Reed,  Willie Todd.  Messrs. Percy Jordan, Richard Burks, Thos. Lillard, of seventh grade;  Lela Anderson, Laura Meeks and Henry Lee Brown, fifth grade;  Master Charley Howse and Lavada Brooks, fourth grade;  Elizabeth Murray and Whitmore Carney of third grade; Ada Lee Alexander and Burrus Miller, of second grade; Nick Patterson, Betha Meeks and Samuel Rucker, of first grade.  The decorations were of red, white and blue flags.
  • Mrs. Annie Ransom entertained the Ladies’ Embroidery Club Saturday evening, February 23, 1907, at her home.  After the business meeting was over an elaborate luncheon was served by John Ella Bass, consisting of chicken, beaten biscuit, salad, fruit salad, cake and coffee.  Those present were Mesdames Mamie Vaughn, R.B. Meeks, H.P. Scales, G.B. Brady, Walter Page, Horace Mitchell, Misses Nannie Ransom, Beulah Miller, Dilsy Butler, Matilda Green and Elma A. Williams.
  • Mrs. Clara Ewing and Mrs. H.P. Scales are on the sick list.
  • Mrs. Ollie Officer, of Sparta, Tenn., who has been at the bed side of her mother, has returned home.
  • Mrs. Harden is convalescent.
  • Mr. P.A. Bently, of Nashville, Mr. Williams and Mr. Ewing, of Franklin, were the guests of Mrs. Clara Ewing.
  • Misses Nannie and Bettie Keeble have returned to Chicago.
  • Rev. James Moore has returned from Paris, Ky., where he has been carrying on a series of meetings.
  • Rev. D.P. Pearson had a successful rally Sunday, raising $19.00
  • Mrs. Lula McMurray, of Chattanooga, Tenn., who has been very ill at the home of her mother, is improving rapidly.

King-Harris Marriage

Nashville Globe – 1 Mar 1907

Mr.  William Thomas King, of 1616 Patterson street, and Miss Ada Lee Harris, of 513 Fourth avenue, South, were quietly united in the holy bonds of matrimony Sunday, February 24, at 4:$5 o’clock, at the home of Rev. C.H. Clark, 610 Jo Johnston avenue.  The ceremony was performed by Dr. Clark in the presence of a few relatives, after which they were driven to the home of Mrs. M.S. King, mother of the groom, where they were served, with an elaborate six o’clock dinner which consisted of several courses. 

Those seated around the dining table were Mr. and Mrs. W.T. King,  Mr. and Mrs. R.L. King, Mrs. M.S. King, Misses Mary Clark, Ophelia Alexander, Nellie E. King, Little Connie May King, Dr. Oliver Reynolds and Mr. Waymon Box.  A number of presents both handsome and expensive were received. 

The bride made a lovely picture in a creation of grey and blue grenadine over blue silk with hat to match.  She carried a bouqet of white and red carnations with white ribbon.

Deaths – June 28, 1907

June 28, 1907 of the Nashville Globeissueid=1

Henrietta Sample, 713 Winter street, 68 years
Jessie Mason, Creek and Hill streets, 12 years
Felix Hollensville, Simmons Avenue, near Cedar, 8 months
George W. Washington, 1306 Fourth avenue, North, rear, 1 year
Infant of Mary Culp, 1620 Hubb alley
Mary Alice Marshall, 2521 Stewart street, 1 year
Chas. Collins, City Hospital, 28 years
Margaret Furgeson, 3011 West End, 6 months
Mansfield Jenkins, 116 Whiteside street, 2 years
Lorengo Roland, 811 Fourth avenue South, rear, 45 years
Zelma Woodard, 414 rear North Fifth street, 2 years
Bruce Reynolds, 1116 Ninth avenue, South, 55 years
Andrew Bardsay, 28 East Hill street, 29 years
Luttie Rothrock, 110 Fifth avenue, South, 27 years
Julia Williams, Davidson, 195 Filmore street, 9 months
Phillip Murphy, 1117 Church street, 45 years
Moses Patterson, Twenty-fourth avenue, North, 17 years
Robert Hill, 1202 Kayne avenue, 4 months
Sammie Bailey, 1021 Fourteenth avenue, North, 21 years
Alexander Scott, 927 Warren street, 32 years
Mary Puryear, Clifton avenue, 54 years
Harris Robert Davis, 511 Peabody street, 1 month
Mattie Riley, Creek street, 11 months
Lucy Carver, 43 Claiborne street, 53 years
Ella Ranson, 1823 Sixth avenue, North, 31 years
Infant of Walter and Alice Alexander, 515 Sixth avenue, South
Eugene Snowden, 524 Sycamore street
William Crandle, State Prison, 17 years
Fyle Thompson, Nolensville pike, 17 years
Margaret Anna Wooten, 3 miles Harding pike, 14 years

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