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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.

Murfreesboro Notes – 1 Feb 1907

Murfreesboro Notes
Nashville Globe – February 1, 1907
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  • Miss Beulah C. Miller entertained the Ladies’ Embroidery Club Saturday evening in her home. After the business meeting was over an elaborate luncheon was served. There were present Mesdames J. B. McClellan, R. B. Meeks, Misses Johnnie E. Oneal, Maggie A. Nelson, Lillie M. Lilliard and Elma A. Williams
  • Mesdames G. B. Brady and Jack Mefford are in the sick list.

Murfreesboro Notes

Nashville Globe: July 5, 1907

Murfreesboro Notes –

  • Mrs. Dora Douglas, of Hendersonville, Tenn., spent a few days in the city visiting her mother, Mrs. James Eules.
  • Messrs. George Vaughn, Wm. Douglass of Hendersonville; Irvin Wade and Reid of Nashville, spent Sunday in the city the guest of Misses Eules.
  • Miss Mary L. Douglass entertained a number of young folks at the home of her grand parents Mr. and Mrs. James Eules. Refreshments were served.
  • Miss Lille Mae Lilliard, who has been very sick, is improving rapidly.
  • Mrs. Mary Jenkins, of Cairo, Ill., was the guest of Mrs. G. B. Brady at 5 o’clock tea Sunday evening.
  • Misses Hattie and Freddie Lane, of Snow Hill, Ala., are the guests of Mrs. G. B. Brady.
  • Messrs. John Sublett and Tom Smith are on the sick list.
  • Mrs. Fishback, of Ohio, was the guest of Mrs. Florence Mefford and Mrs. Fillie Keeble Sunday.
  • Mrs. Sallie Patterson, entertained Miss Emma T. Chears at 6 o’clock tea Thursday evening. Those present: Mrs. Rosa Overall, Lula Alexander, Misses Maggie Nelson and Elma Williams.
  • Miss Drue is guest of Miss Allie N. Green.
  • The rally at Keys Chapel Sunday was quite a success, raising $247.35.
  • Messrs. Saul Johnson and Joe Sanders are in the city.
  • Misses Johnnie O’Neal and Cordelia Butler have gone to the Exposition. While away, they will visit Washington, Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago.
  • Master James Miller is in the city.
  • Master Harley Pierce, who has been in school at Knoxville, is home for vacation.