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City Items – Feb 22, 1907 (Part 2)

Nashville Globe – City Items (Part 2)
February 22, 1907

  • Mrs. Sophia Cannon, of Ninth street, who was reported very ill last week, is much better.
  • Mrs. Mattie Statton, of Berry street, who was on the sick list last week, is able to be out again.
  • Miss Bessie Whiten, of Ohio, is in the city on business, stopping with Mrs. Elam on Smiley street, East Nashville. She will be here until March.
  • The sermon preached by Rev. Fields at the First Baptist Church, East Nashville, Sunday, was very much enjoyed by the members.
  • Rev. Goodall was in Clarksville last week.
  • One of the most charming occasions of the season was a valentine reception given by a jolly little crowd of East Nashville girls at the residence of Miss Viola Bibbs, on Webster street, last week.
  • Shirley Nichols, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nora Nichols, of Crooked street, is on the sick list this week with malarial fever.
  • Miss Mary Walker, of 410 Ninth avenue North, is on the sick list, not being able to be about her duties in the music room.
  • Dr. and Mrs. R.H. Boyd, of 523 Second avenue, North, are both on the sick list this week.  Dr. Boyd is convalescing, while Mrs. Boyd at this writing is still in bed.
  • Miss Josie Joyce, of Manchester, Tenn., an ardent supporter of the Globe, was in Nashville last Sunday and took advantage to have the Globe sent to her Manchester address, where she hopes to keep up with the news of Nashville.
  • Tickets for Prince Herman’s special engagement at Meharry Auditorium Friday night, March 8th, may be had at the One Cent Savings Bank, 411 Fourth avenue, North, Wilson’s Drug Store, University street, and Crescent Drug Store, Main street, East Nashville.
  • Miss Bessie L. Woodford, who resides at 1036 Sixteenth avenue, North, has been seriously ill.  The doctors pronounced it heart disease, but she shows signs of rapid improvement.  Although not able to be out of bed, it is her desire to see many of her friends.
  • Mrs. M.L. Foston, of 1509 Harding street, is another one of the cold sufferers of North Nashville; but this has not detained her from being about the house during the week.
  • Miss Susie A. Webb, of 8711 Wabash avenue, Chicago, who is a native Tennessee girl and who visited her sister in East Nashville last fall, writes that through the columns of the Globe she is able to keep up with all that is going on in Nashville.  If she misses the paper one week she feels like coming back South.
  • Mr. H.C. Scarlett is one of the prominent seniors at the Meharry Medical College.  It is learned from different sources that Mr. Scarlett will possibly locate, after he has finished in his old home at Waycross, Ga., where is his much admired and holds a good reputation.
  • Mrs. Chas. A. Kelly, of Clarksville, Tenn., a prominent secretary of one of the leading lodges, is expected to arrive in Nashville within a few days on business connected with the organization.
  • A party of ladies last week, who have been in Nashville for some time, went on an inspecting tour of the various publishing houses.  In the party were Mrs. A.T. Cooper, wife of Rev. Cooper, Miss E.B. Williams, and Mrs. M.L. Gallaway.  They expressed themselves as well pleased with the remarkable progress being made in Nashville.  These remarks were made to a Globe reporter, who chanced to see them just as they were completing their trip.
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