Nashville Globe – January 25, 1907
Mr. and Mrs. John Barnes, of 1411 Pearl street, gave a surprise birthday party Thursday, Jan. 24, in honor of their sister, Miss Vannoy Cleveland Webster. For the occasion the house was beautifully decorated with flowers. The guests began to arrive at an early hour and throughout the evening the spirit of the occasion was entered into heartily. Music and games were the principal features of the evening, the music having been furnished by Messrs. Wm. Brook, D.J. Jenkins and Lou Brook. At a late hour the following menu was served; Deviled ham sandwiches, green peas, cream cheese, crackers, pickles, chocolate cake, ice cream, mints.
Those present were Misses Velma Mosely, Clara Frierson, Bessie Garrett, Fannie Watkins, Lena Barnes, Marie Stockwell, Brucie Mai Ewing, Virginia Whittaker, Addie Fite, Mary Whittaker, Addie Fite, Mary Whittaker, Myrtle Kirkpatrick, Emma James, Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Voorhees, Messrs. Samuel Houston, Joseph Webster, Richard Perkins, James Hunter, Ed Allen, Hugh Cox, Herbert McBride, Frank Patterson, Arthur Bell, Milton Darden, Charles Walker, W. A. House, A. Brock, Geo. Reid, A. Fite, H. Fite, Jesse Fite, Thos. Webster, Wm. Brooks, John T. Barnes, S. L. Marshall, Lee Roy Barnes and Wm. Stockell.