Nashville Globe – City Items (Part 1)
February 22, 1907
- The Households of Ruth, the ladies department of the Odd Fellows, had their installation in the Odd Fellows hall on Spring street, East Nashville, Monday night. After a business meeting it was turned over to a committee and it proved one of the most enjoyable social gatherings of the season. The tables were elaborately decorated in ferns and palm, and a four course menu was served.
- Mr. Frank Carter, of Ohio, accompanied by his wife, is in the city, the guests of his mother, Mrs. Ella Carter of Lischey Avenue.
- Mr. George Darden, of Williams street, is suffering from a sprained ankle caused by a fall.
- Mrs. Julia Bosley, of St. Louis, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Kennedy, who live across the new bridge on Hyde’s Ferry Pike. She has been out of the city for twenty years. Mrs. Bosley is the sister of Mr. Fred Bains.
- Mrs. Annie Hatcher has been very sick for two weeks at her residence, 62 Green street.
- Miss Alberta R. Harrison, of 1226 Fourth avenue, South, was very much delighted over the birthday present which she received from her little niece Alberta Bell Porter, of Chicago, Ill.
- Miss Bettie E. Allen, of Twenty-first avenue, entertained in honor of a few friends last Thursday evening. The features of the evening were whist and other games. The parlor was beautifully arrayed in palms and vines. Among those present were Johnnie Avy and Lizella, of Murfreesboro, Kate Boze, Julia McChristine, Daisy McRoberts, Messrs. R.M. Mason, Arthur Harris, John Massey, John McCoy, Dr. Johnson. A two-course menu was served.
- Miss Daisy Roberts left Nashville Saturday in route to Algood, Tenn., where she will attend the bedside of her father, who is very sick.
- The Marechal Niel Club held a pleasant meeting Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Julia Flagg, at her home on Eighth street. They added three new members to the club. The Flagg home was beautified with ferns, and refreshments were served during the fine social hours. Interesting topics were brought before the club and matters of general interest discussed.
- Col. B.F. Johnson, Uniform Rank, K. of P., of Chattanooga, Tenn., spent last Friday in the city attending the meeting of the Endowment Board of the Knights of Pythias.
- Mrs. Cage Cannon, who has been ill, is able to be out again.
- Mr. N.N. Reynolds, of Pulaski, spent Friday and Saturday in the city. Mr. Reynolds is Grand Lecturer for the Court of Calanthe and reports that the order is progressing.
- Mr. B.J. Fernandis, of Memphis, spent three days in the city last week attending the regular quarterly meeting of the Endowment Board of the Knights of Pythias.
- President Merrill, of Fisk University, addressed the congregation after the regular sermon at the First Street Baptist Church Sunday morning. The sermon, which was a very powerful one, was preached by the pastor, Rev. W.S. Ellington.
- Miss Mamie L. Alexander, of Providence, Tenn., spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Matilda Alexander, of 704 Ewing avenue.
- Mrs. Marie Ransoms, of William street, gave an elegant luncheon Tuesday evening, her guests including Mrs. A. Julius Williams, Mrs. Mabel Overton, Mrs. C. McGavock, and Mrs. Mamie Turner. The table was radiant in decorations, the table having a centerpiece of a cluster of crimson & purple.