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fiT-nr.! fridav January 11. 1907.
j CITY ITEMS.
Hon. It L. Mayfield will address
t'na people of Clarksville, Teun., Fri
day night. Subject: "The Negro of
yesterday and of to-day."
Miss Belma Mahaa, of the steno
graphic force of the National Baptist
Publishing House, was called to her
Lome iu Little Rock, Ark., last Sat
urday, on account of her lather's se
jious illness. Recent letters from Miss
Mahan contain the welcome intelli
gence that her father is better and
hopes are entertained ior a speedy re
covery. Prof. F. J. Work, lately instructor
if music at Atlanta Baptist College is
In the city and has a number of pu
lls who will receive musical instruct
ion under his new method.
Mrs. Lizzie Bransford and sister,
Mrs. Sarah Harding, entertained Friday
evening at 5 o'clock tea, Mrs. Smith,
Mr. Robt Woodson, Rev. Goodall, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank McCullough, Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Franklin, Rev. and Mrs.
Flagg, Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Forest and
Master Wm. Franklin, Jr.
Mrs. Eugene Woods has as her
guests, her sister, Mrs. Shaw and her
mother, Mrs. Lipscomb.
Sadio Lee Webb, the little daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Webb, received
many presents, this being her first
Christmas for old Santa Glaus to come.
Capt. Jackson McHenry, of the Geor
gia State Troops (col) and his son
Jackson McHenry, Jr., were the
euests of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Carter,
Mr. John McCoy at the home of his
mother. Mrs. Mary IMcCoy, 305
Twelfth avenue, North. Those pres
ent were Mrs. Annie Overall, Mrs. Jo
Bcnhine Clark, Mrs. McCoy, Mrs.
' Grace Brown, Mrs. iB. - H. Gray,
Mr. Henry Bonds and Mr. Jones, of
Mr. Jackson McHenry, one of At
lanta's mail carriers, and Miss Lizzie
Fant, of Nashville were married at
the home of her parents, January 3,
1907. Mr. and Mrs. McHenry will be
at home, 236 Fort street, Atlanta, Ga,
after January 5, 1907.
Airs. Nannie H. Keeble, of Chicago
IU.. left this morning to visit her moth'
er in Murfreesboro, Tenn., after spend
ing a few days with her sister, Airs
Isabella Keeble, of 318 Sixth avenue
Ttp.v. J. E. Phlrps. of Africa
nreached at the St. Andrews Presby
.terlan Church to a large congregation
last. Sunday morning. On Thursday
night he lectured to the mission class
and exhibited his curios.
.-''Mr. Jesse Randolph, of Patterson
street, is sick.
Miss Ada Lee Harris, of Fourth, ave
nue, South, is slowly Improving.
Mr. xoung Aiexanuer, ui njuo
fctreet, who was very painfully hurt
at McCullough's mill is rapidly recov
Capt. McHenry and son were roy
nllv entertained by Mr. ana Mrs
B. Carter, 7? 3 Uay street.
Mr. John Sublett, of Patterson
street, who recently stuck a nail in
his hand and from which he has been
confined to the house for some weeks,
Is able to attend to his work again.
Mrs. James W. Wright, who has
been the guest of Mrs. Robt G. Ba
son, of 318 Eighth avenue, North, left
for her home in -St. Louis, Monday
Mrs. Thomas A. Ewing, of 501
Fisrhth avenue. North, had at tea Sun
day evening Mr. and Mrs. Robt. C. Ea-
Eon and their guest Airs, james w,
Wright, of St. Louis, Mo.
Owine to a quorum not being pres
ent there was no monthly meeting of
the National Baptist Publishing Board
Rev. E. C. Morris, D. D., of Helena,
Ark., did not arrive to attend the Pub
lishing Board meeting Tuesday as
r--Hley. C. H. Clark, BvD., pastor of
Mount Olive Baptist Church, Cedar
street, left the city Wednesday for Sa
vannah. Ga., where he will spend a
fortnight assisting Dr. Carr in a re
vival. The church where tne meet
in f will be held and of which Dr,
Carr is pastor, is said to be one hun
dred and twenty-five yeai-s old and to
have a membership of six thousand.
Mr. Edward E. Cooper, of Washing
ton D. C, wlio is a special agent for
the Department of Commerce and La
Vor is again In Nashville. It is not
known how long he will be here as
he is on official business.
Miss Nannie Brooks entertained a
number of friends Friday evening
Deceiruer 28, at tne nume vi ucr
er, Mrs. H. S. Brooks, on the Harding
Tnnd UMth the house in the regu-
lation holiday attire of holly, mistle
hoi is a brilliant sight was pre-
t, sonted Miss Brooks was assisted in
receiving by her two sisters, Misses
thi Minnie and Pearl Douglass Brooks.
At a suitable hour an elaborate colla
t 'tion was served. Miss Mary E.
1 Wright served egg-nog on the arrival
of the guests, which included, Misses
Anna P. Burford, Hattie Jons, Ally
Mai Vaughn, Clare Adams, Mary E.
Wright, Samic Mays, Mary' Nolen.
Messrs Burford, Rhodes, Turner,' of
St. Paul, Gibson, Nichol, Burford, Tur
ner, Burford, Head and Compton. An
orchestia furnished music for the oc
casion. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Hightower, of
30 Lewis street, entertained Sunday,
December 30th. in honor of Mrs. James
A. Davis, matron of Turner Normal
Institute, who spent the holidays in
the city, the house guest of Mrs. M.
E. Bryant. Quite an elaborate lun-
heon oi nve courses was servuu.
Jttle Miss Clara M.. who has just re
covered from a spell of la grippe
served the guest wlrh frappe. She
was assisted by her cousin, Johnnie
White: The following enjoyed the
ospitalitles: Mrs. James A. Davis and
daughter Flossie, Mrs. M. E. Bryant,
Mrs. J. V. WThite and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. John Campbell, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Nannie H. Burroughs, the Cor
responding Secretary of the Woman's
Convention, an auxiliary to the Na
tional Baptist Convention with head
quarters in Louisville, Ky., is siatea
to reach Nashville some time during
the latter part of January or the nrst
of February. Her mission here win
ha in the interest of the Convention
and the manual training school, which
will possibly be located In wasnin,
ton, D. C.
Mrs. Lewis L. Cheatham, wife of
Dr. L. L. Cheatham, who is now re
siding in Pine Bluff, Ark., left last
Fridav evening after having spent
the holidays with her motnor, Airs,
Albert Buchanan. ' She was enter
tained by many friends while visiting
her old home.
Mr. F. D. Patterson, of the C. R. Pat
terson and Sons carriage manuiac-
turers, located at Greenfield, Ohio, was
n Nashville Monday. Mr. 1'atterson
represents one of the largest carriage
fMotnHps in the middle West. Not
withstanding It 13 a 'Negro corpora
Hon. it has stood the. close.'Jompeti
tion for three generations . ana nas
been in the Patterson family all the
time. The first Pattersons began as
renairers of wagons and . buggies and
built up a business. , Tne secona rav
tersons Improved upon it and the pre
ent generation of Pattersons are prov
ing: eauallv as industrious, 11 not more
nroOTGssive. as Mr. Fred Douglass Pat
terson spends most oi nis time on tne
road selling directly to the uaae.
is said that he solicited some excel
lent orders in Nashville. It is learned
thot com of the nrofessional men
r.laced orders for handsome turnouts
and that the two coiorea nvery buluic
gave large orders for vehicles to be de
livered earlv In the spring. It Is
measing to note that our people i
Wm. Ferguson, one of the restau-
anteurs of Jo Johnston avenue, has
been indisposed for several days.
Mrs. Ann' Dixon, mother of Rev. R.
3. Boyd, D. D., has been confined to
her room for several days from an
attack of side pleurisy.
Miss Willie E. Battle, who has been
11 for several days, is much better.
Mrs. J. W. LeWees, of Ament street,
has been ill for several days.
Mr. James Davis, of 50 C Fourteenth
avenue, Nortn, is quite inaisposea.
Mrs. Lou Lytle, of Fourteenth ave-
nue, JNortn, is connnea w nyr ut?u
with a complication of diseases.
Mrs. Willie Williams Reed, of Chi
cago, formerly of this city, who was
expected here to spend the holidays,
was 'prevented from making the trip
on account of illness.
Mrs. Ann Stamps is Improving aft
er a lengthy spell of sickness.
Dr. Jefferson, of Clarksville, was in
the city Sunday.
Last Sunday the ordinance of the
Lord's Supper was solemnized at Mt
Olive Baptist Church, Dr. C. H. Clark,
pastor. The services were Impressive
and the attendance was large, the spa
cious auditorium being completely
filled with communicants. The ej
ections for the day amounted to $114.
Mr. Jasper Phillips, member of the
Senior College class at Fisk, enter
tained his classmates with a 4 o'clock
luncheon, Wednesday afternoon, Dec.
26, 1906, at his home, 317 Twelfth ave
nue North. Games, music and jokes
were much enjoyed. Before leaving
the dining room, Mrs. Phillips pre
sented each person with an orange tied
with blue ribbon, representing the
college colors, and with much enthu
siasm, they all sang, "Hurrah for the
gold and blue." ; Those present were
Messrs. Arthur R. Ware, iienry k.
Merry. Brown W. Payne, Pratt Thorn
as, George Thomas Overstreet, Thom
as P. Haralson, Jr., Aionzo a. arocs,
William A. House, Misses Jennie Let?
Noel and Lady Emma Louise Phillips.
Mr. Phillips entered the boarding de-
nartment of Fisk, January 2, where hq
will remain until commencement in
Miss Gertrude Lewis, of Flrt ave
nue. South, entertained at dinner last
Wednesday evening Misses Anna P.
Burford, Katie Berry, Lottie R. An
derson, Messrs. Lawson- Burford, Dr.
Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Jordan, of
Sixth avenue, North, entertained a lim
ited number of friends at dinner
Sundav. in honor of the pastor and
deacons of Third Avenue Baptist
Church. The table was ladened with
thfi delicacies of the season. Those
L. Harding, Mr,
TAYLOR & CO.
Funeral Directois and
CARRIAGES FOR JURE.
449 Forjh Avenm, Korth,
Nashville, - Tenn.
1 ?y 1 '
Mrs. L. Ii; Johnson and Mr. W. C.
Davidson, of St. Louis, have returned
home as their sister has improved so
Miss Luclle Brien, of the Baptist
ublishlng House, is lightly Indis
Dr. Jefferson Lytton, the popular
chiropodist, is stationed at the shop
of Mr. Marshall Cheatham, Union
street, between Second and Third ave
The residence of Rev. and Mrs. W.
Lewis is being renovated.
Mr. Granville Lyons, of the Baptist
Publishing House, has returned from
Wartrace, where he visited his parents
during the holidays.
By request the cantata, "Santa
Claus' Doings," will be repeated at
Spruce Street Baptist Church Friday,
Mr. A. A. Underwood is slightly in
Rev.-W. A. Lewis left the city
Thursday for Kansas City and other
Miss Bertha Lee, after spending the
holidays, pleasantly at home with her
parents, is at her post oi amy.
Mrs. Alberta Saunders is now con
nected with the composing room at
the A. M. E. S. S. Union.
The. services at the First Baptist
Church. Eighth avenue, North, last
Sunday were excellent The sermon
bv the pastor, Rev. W. S. Ellington,
was well received and tne auoience
was afforded a rare treat in the nature
of two beautiful tenor solos by Prof.
F. J. Work and Mr. Roland Hayes.
Little Viola Carter, the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Carter, Jr., of St
Louis. Mo., formerly of this city, was
hnmed very badly last Sunday, She
Is improving at this writing.
Bishop Isaac Lane; of Jackson
Tenn., was the guest of Bishop Phil
lips duaing the holidays.
ACKS0N TEMPLE SUNDAY SCHOOL
WILL GIVE A
C. 11. E. Church
Monday Night, Jan. 1 4, 07.
All ministers and their congregations
are invited to attend this entertainment,
and every minister is expected to take
The entertainment is for the benefit' -
our church debt. '
A Prize will be given the lady that has
the Prettiest Box.
Admission, 10 Cts.
M. T. LYDA, Sup. A. W. UPSHAW, Ass. Sup. & Mgr.
J. Wm. LIJCKETT, Pastor.
Geo. 0. Boyd, Jr.
J. Frank Uattl.
BOYD & BATTLE,
Fist-Class Ilorses and Buggies To let
Our Baggage Wagon will call for
and deliver your parcels.
Short Wood and Coal Orders promptly delivered.
Horses Beught and Sold.
PHONE MAIN 4460-Y.
900 Joe Johnston Ire., : Saslmlle, Tenn. "
nresent were Rev. J
r.-r,A Mra Anthrmv Williamson. Mr. and
pleas ng to note tnat our we I.r obt Black, Mr. B. B. HudsOE, ;,Mrs. Dora Merrill, of 903 Eleventh
learning fast how to patronize not wrs. i , Mary avenue. North, entertained Dr. Lynch,
only home Jusmes a -J- , ' of Meharry, Miss Lelia Merrill, of Co-
- ,cr,t tn An. Miss M. C. Grisham, of 1624 Jackson
wu.ntin nre that Nashville will street, is suffering from the effects of
v nt ih hpst fitv directoiies a heavy cold.
that has evef been turned out by any Mrs. Brown, of Springhill, and sis-
Southern city. The work of compil- ter of Mr.. O. C. Pressly, spent the noil
ing this Directory is in the hands of days in the city, the guest of Mrs,
Marshall-Bruce-Polk Co., who aTe f. C. Bowling, of Patterson street.
sparing no pains in getting all the in- Mlsg Mayme K. Clcmmons, of Sixth
formation that one mignt neeu u &u avenue, South, is slightly indisposed
in this Directory. . Mr rhns. 11. Burrill. secretary of
Mrs. J. C. Napier, the President of ,hl rini,fl rubllsniiis Company, is suf-
the Day Home Club, has issued a call fering with neuralgia.
for a special . meeting oi me ouu u.u Mrsrwlanora Brooks, or umcmnau,
thfi Dav Home. No. 618 Fourth avenue, vsuTnr hr sister. Mrs. Mary F.
South, Monday afternoon, January 14, Houan,if 0f 209 Eighteenth avenue,
at 3 o'clock. New mcmDers wiu u North.
admitted and all those who nave con- M1 Carrle Tandy mi Hester
tributions of any klmd win piease semr , Hopasviiie, Ky., who were
them. visiting the aunt of Miss Toney, re-
Mrs. Daisy Byrd is sick at her home turned home Saturday. On their re-
on Almeta street. ' turn trip they were accompanied by
Mrs Cora Phillips, of Indianapolis, Miss Addie Fite,
rnrt who has been visiting her sister, tpv t t Townsend. of Browns-
Mia. W. M. Rucker, of 1413 Hynes vlllfl Tenn.. will occupy the desk of
street, has returned to her home. the sprUce Street Baptist Church on
Mr. . William Broyles is improving the second and third Sundays of this
... Cni,'iiinMM rnnHmiea to lm- Herrman the Great will be at Spruce
BUY YOUR SHOES
lunmbia, and Miss Cole during the
Miss Laura B. Coleman was away
from her post of duty several days
this week on account of an attack o
Miss Anna Young entertained a
few of her friends new ; year's day.
Those present were Miss Sadie Wat
kins, Lottie Phillips, Amelia Carpen
ter, Georgia Connell, Beatrice Can
trell, Messrs. William Royster, Arthur
Fite aud Howard "Salter.
Mr. Herman Rhodes, of Murfrees
boro. scent the holidays with his
rtjincTitftr. Mrs. W. M. Rucker, of
Street Baptist Church January 18
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Ferguson, of
1116 Jackson street, entertained a few
of their friends Tuesday evening Jan,
with a card party. A two-course
menu was served. Those present were
Mr nnd Mrs. Joe Watkins, of 1307 Mr. and Mrs. Wm. H. Richardson,
TTvnps street recently entertained a Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Turner, Mr. and
' : . mt. - I j nr.. txr
immhw nf friends at dinner. ine Mrs. Henry rrice. mt. ami wis, v,
indtPd mwfits were Mr. and Mrs. R. hi. Patton. Misses Nannio Brown
rjenfro. of SDringhill: Mr. and Mrs. R. Laura. Stump, Lena Moore, Lizzie
vcitv Tio-iiv Mr ami Mrs. Walter TnVmsmv Messrs. 11. poster. Arinur
i' tj, AiUUiVJ - - . ( v , -
Hadlev, Mr. and Mrs. Jake lladiey, stump, and Andrew uuason.
Mr. and Mrs. R. II. Bianton, Mrs. TTic(J thrs iiall. of 1610 State
Work. Miss Etta Shaber, of Franklin; -trPp., i3 tiowiv improving.
Miss Bennie Rogers, ot tjmcago; miss ,., n T OTlt t1l v,flii
M. L. Walridge, of Georgia;, and Mr. - has returned t0 the
W. J. Bianton. The menu consisted a- a
of eight courses, and included wines, r-11''
fruit and confections. Mr. and Mrs. rranu aucu euwsi-
it la hfArnr whisnered that at the talned In honor of their sisier, ivirs.
rinsA nf the nublic school season sev- a. Kelly, of Clarksville, ienn., ana
oral of the teachers will enter the
bonds of wedlock.
iMr. J. Milton Easterling, Grand Lec
tuer of the Knights of Pythians, will
be in the city soon to deliver his an
nual lecture to the lodges of that order
in the city.
Mr.' Joseph Wilkerson DeWees, who
recently returned to our city from
Chicago and Evanston, 111., has accept
ed a position with the National Bap
tist Publishing Board.
BES1DEXCE: 618 WEBSTEB STCEET.
Clino & Gordon.
410 Union Street. Phone 1235.
The Best Variety aud the Most ReilM?
Miss Anna Jackson, ot Mempmo,
Tenn., the guest of Miss Bessie Roon
ey. Mrs. C. A. Kelly and son, of Clarks
ville Tenn., have returned home after
a Christmas visit at the home of her
sister, MrsJ Pleas Perkins, 52 Lewis
Mrs. A. J. Dodd, who has been quite
sick for the last six weeks, is -much
better. ' . ' "
Little Miss Cerella Annette Brown,
of Fifteenth avenue, was "At Home
to auite a number of her little friends
t i i
ast Friday afternoon . January Be
tween the hours of 2:30 and 5:30
o'clock, It being her seventh birthday.
The house was gay with decorations
of red, white and green, , and the walls
echoed with the happy voices oi cnu-
dren. Healthful play and merry games
for tho little ones were mrectea Dy
Miss Janie E. Benson, who assisted
,urs Brown in receiving the guests.
All entered unrestalnedly into tne
fiTrtt nf iov and happiness that is
every child's birthright Promptly at
4 -so o'clock the children were ushered
Into the dining room, the march being
led by Little Miss Brown and Master
Lenida Crosthwait. There the color
scheme of red, white and green was
navHd out in the table decorations
ices,' etc. The birthday cake with its
candles of red. white and
green was a thing of beauty. A three
course luncheon was served. Quite a
number of beautiful and useful pres
ents were received. The guests left
promptly at 5:30 o'clock, wishing the
little hostess "Many. Happy Returns of
iha tviv."' Those present were Mas
ters Lenida Crosthwait, Smith Walk
er, Leonard J. W. Ellington, Bruce
Reynolds, J. B. iSingleton, Jr., Green
w ttii Jr.. Aueustus H. JacKson
ii. -- ' - " .. .(!
James P. Bond, James r. yv nue, flush
es Virginia Steele, Alberta Watkins,
Ruth II. Crosthwait, Georgia Walker,
Clara B. Stevens, Ruth Upshaw, Hat
tie Reynolds, Marie M. Singleton,
Vileen F. Hall, Bertha J. Dunn, Alma
M. Dunn, Ilva Paul Yerby, Edw na
n v-vw TCfimnnia White. Pauline
Crosthwait, Mabel Lillard, Madames
Preston Taylor, S. A. Walker, S. W.
Crosthwait and W. A. Crosthwait
Clothing, Hats, Etc,
BESIDEXCE! 613 WEBSTEB 8TBEET. -
Varley & Bauman.
825 Union St. Phone 600.
Th Beit Variety d the Most Reliable VUca
Drj Goods, lotions, Cloaks, Etc.,
RESIDENCE: 6 18 WEBSTER STREET.
The Castnor-Knott Iry Goods Co.
209 Fifth Are., X. Phone C20.
Th Largest and Eest Stock to Select from
in the City,
To t!ic Madam of Hie House:
ANYTIME YOU '
Call Main 2160
Hunt's Employment Office.