THE NASHVILLE GLOBE, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, ikt
I CITY ITEMS.
Miss Annie Prlmm. of 818 King
street is indisposed this week.
Mrs. Augusta Williams, of Chatta
nooga, spent Sunday and Monday in
the city, the guest of Mrs. Marshall
Wheeler, of 313 Eleventh avenue,
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Carter, of
AVessynton, spent a few days In the
city visiting relatives.
Miss John D. Thompson Is home
after an absence of several weeks In
Birmingham, Ma., where she visited
Prof. W. S. Thompson spent Satur
day and Sunday In the surrounding
cities taking a view of the country.
Mr. and Mrs. James Harlan left for
St Louis Thursday night, where they
will make their home.
Mr. Thomas Caruthers, after spend
ing three weeks in the city will leave
this week for Chicago.
Mrs. J. R. Reece, of Lebanon, Tenn.,
who has been visiting her daughter,
Mrs. Annie McGill, of Jefferson street,
will leave for her home In a few days.
Miss Henrle Ellen Church, of Frank
lin, Tenn., was in the city last week
visiting Miss Brucie Mai Ewlng, of
509 Twelfth avenue, North. Miss
Church was entertained at dinner Sun
day afternoon by Miss Velma Mai Mos
ley, of 611 Fifth avenue, North.. She
returned home Sunday evening.
Miss Velma Mai Mosley and Miss
Carrie Walker will leave thi3 after
noon for Gallatin, Tenn., where they
will be the guest of Mrs. Annie Ma
lone, who will entertain in their hon
or. The young ladies will return home
Mrs. Cassle Greer, of Waverly
School, entertained at dinner January
2S. A menu consisting of four courses
was served. Those present were Mrs.
Octavia Elkins, Mrs. Sophia Dodson,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Greer and Mr.
Chas. Greer, Jr.
Miss Sallie A. Smith, of 716 Smiley
street, has entered the Normal Course
at Fisk University.
Mr. and 'Mxs. N. J. Buchanan, of
81 Fairfield avenue, gave a dinner in
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Straghn, of the
S. D. A. Church, last Sunday.
Mr. L. L. Thomason left for Grena
da, Miss, on January 20, to spend a
few weeks with his relatives.
Mrs. Josephine Hall and daughter
Sophronla have returned home after
a week's visit to her cousin, Miss John
nie D. Wilson, of North Hill street
Mrs. Thomas Baird, Sr., of Colum
bia, is attending the hedslde of her
sister, Mrs. E. W. Birdsong, 419 First
Miss M. L. Guinn, of McMlnnville,
Tenn.. Is expected to visit Nashville In
(ja few days.
Mr. W. J. Blanton was on the sick
list last week, but Is able to be at
Mr. W. J. Blanton, the popular jew
elry salesman, is filling orders at 1307
Miss Carrie Bailey, who has been
visiting her mother has returned to
Mr. C. P. Lay, Secretary and Treas
rer of the Rembrandt Studio, . will
'iter Walden University, Monday,
..finish his Normal course.
Mlfeij Ruth Bryant, who arrived in
the city January 14, Is yet with her
mother, Mrs. Samuel Bryant
Miss Selena Henderson, who has
been the guest of Mrs. Hester Porter,
of 1911 1-2 Morrison street, left Sun
day morning for htr home In Chatta
nooga. JKD LET YOUIl UEARTS BE LICIIT
417 Cedar St. Boyd Building
50 cents worth of pleasure
for 5 cents.
Bring your family and your
A Strictly High' Class Enlcrtainincii
now going on
Mr. C. P. Lay, who has had a very
severe cold, is able to be out
Miss Alberta Allen, of North Hill
street Is slightly indisposed.
Miss Jennie Crowell, who has been
the guests of Mrs. Hillman, of 307
Eleventh avenue, left the city this
week for Chicago.
Mr. Sherman Granberry is In 'Mt.
Pleasant visiting relatives.
Mrs. Sarah Utley left this week for
Louisville, Ky., after spending two
months visiting relatives on Ewlng
Mrs. Elnora Brooks, of Cincinnati,
O., the sister of Mrs. J. C. Thompson,
of No. 209 Eighteenth avenue, North,
who has been spending some weeks
here is expected to leave in a few
days. Mrs. Brooks at one time resided
here and is well known in this city.
Miss Mary Walker, of 410 Ninth
avenue, North, continues very ,111. It
was hoped that she would show signs
of recovery this week, but up to the
present nothing has been noticed that
argues for her improvement Her
friends continue to call and show their
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Price, of East
Nashville, who left during the holidays
to visit friends and relatives in South
Carolina, have returned. , They visit
ed Columbia, Spartanburg, Sallbury,
Charleston and Camden. Most of the
time was spent in the latter place,
which is the home of Mr. Price. They
received much attention from old
friends and acquaintances while away.
Miss Ida B. Holmes is again quite ill
at her home, 915 Shankland street.
Little Mary. Patterson, of 715 Gay
street, is still seriously sick.
Mrs. Nellie Rivers, sister of Mrs.
Patterson, of Gay street, Is ill.
Little Lucile Johnson, of Gay street,
has recovered from a recent illness.
There was a violin recital given at
Jackson Temple C. M. E. Church Wed
nesday night Miss Hester O. Brown
being the star, she was ably assisted
by local talent. An appreciative audi
ence was present.
The Willing Workers' Club of Tab
ernacle Baptist Church, will give a
"Parlor Concert" Monday evening,
February 4, 1907, at the residence of
Miss Mary J. Phillips. An excellent
program will be rendered.
There will be a' box party given at
Tabernacle Baptist Church Friday,
February 8, 1907.
Miss Hester O. Brown visited the
Verdi Kindergarten School Thursday,
where she made a short address and
rendered a violin solo.
A SOUTHERN TRIP.
Rev. Preston Taylor, the progres
sive Fourth avenue undertaker, has
kindly consented to give the readers
of the Globe the benefit of his experi
ences during a trip through the South
n a series of four letters, which will
appear in these columns consecutively.
A day spent in Birmingham would
convince any skeptic of the wonderful
nogress our people have made. The
mines and furnaces which have made
the city noted, are worked by colored
men. The firemen on all railroads, aft
er leaving Nashville, are colored, and
hese men make from sixty to one
hundred dollars per month. Birming
ham is a magnetic city, and our peo
ple are well established along all' the
walks of life; they , own good homes
and many of them are beautiful places
of great value. The Penny iSavines
Bank owns its own building, a three-
story brown stone front, with offices
above. They have ten employees,
such as president, cashier, teller, sten
ographer, clerks, etc. They did a busi
ness last year of two hundred and fif
ty thousand dollars. This bank has
stood the test of years against terrif
c panics and to-day has business of
Bond & Co. are the men furnishers:
they have a store full from pit to
dome of everything that a man wears.
Every article is of the very latest fash
on ana Dest quality; tney nave a
good trade, and demand the patronage
cf all in their reach.
The People's Investment and Bank
ng Company is erecting a new office
milding, two stories in height, and
will have one of the best locations in
the city. They furnish money to our
people to buy and build houses. The
company employes a dozen clerks and
handles thousands of dollars in the in
terest of our people. The President
Mr. V. L. Lauderdale, is a gentleman
of great activity, and his company has
made wondertul progress, and still
there is a bright prospect before them
for Birmingham is like a gold mine
always on the increase.
Messrs. Davenport and Harris are
the funeral directors, and they own
one of the finest funeral cars and a
number of carriages as can be found
in any establishment in the country
They do the business of the city. Mrs
Davenport is the Secretary of the
company and owns a large block of
Dr. A. M. Brown is one of the most
affable gentlemen of the city. His
suite of rooms is fitted up in the
most elegant style, with all the mod
em appliances, and his rubber tired
buggy, with his horse, Fox, moves
among his numerous patients at light
ning speed. He is holding all he has
and getting more and now already
counts his possessions by the scores.
The Mason Building is occuDied on
the first floor by one of the largest
aid. beit arranged dm? store at &
city. The furniture and stock shows
up to a great advantage, and from
what we saw they have a large patron
age. The second floor is occupied as
offices, among them are the "People's
Mutual Aid Association," which la do
ing a good share of the insurance busi
ness among our people. Their record
shows they have been able to conduct
a satisfactory business both to the
people and themselves.
Birmingham has her 6hare of pro
fessional men, such as lawyers, doc
tors, etc., and will rank with any city
in the country. Our race is well cared
for in the post office and the city gov
ernment PRESTON TAYLOR.
(To be continued next week.)
GOODLETTSVILLE NOTES. ;
Prof. Merrlwether gave two scene
plays here this week.
Mrs. Ada Napier has decided to take
the Globe for one year.
Mrs. Mattie Cantrell, of East Nash-
ville, visited Mrs. Willie Finch last
Mr. Horace Cantrell has recently re-
turned from Columbia, Ohio.
Miss Mary Fite visited her brother,
urange cantrell. at Edgefield Junction
lnt O,, A I
Little Frankle Gordon, of Nashville,
accompanied by her aunt, Miss Anna
L. Hendricks, visited Goodlettsvllle
Owing to unfavorable weather,
cnurcn services were
rupted last Sunday.
BEYOND THE CENTURY MARK.
Mrs.. Jane Bincent, who is one hun
dred years and one month old, la liv
ing with her grandson, Mr. Polk Holt
or xno. m lennessee street Airs. Bin-
cent was born in Wilson County.
where she lived fifteen years, Maury
County, thirty-five years, Marshall
oouniy tniixy years, uaviason county
twenty years, sne la the mother of
ten children, seven girls and three
ooys. uuring ine aarK days OI Slav-
ery she had four masters and worked
in the field every day. She has had
good health all her life, and the only
dose of medicine she ever took was
in her early childhood.
FUNERAL OF REV. GEO. W. SMITH.
Rev. Geo. W. Smith, of Murfrees-
boro, lenn., died Tuesday night, Jan.
15. His funeral took place Thursday
afternoon at 2 o'clock at Mt. Zion
Baptist Church, Murfreesboro. He
leaves a wife, sister and six children,
VV. Smith, Jr., and Sallle A. Smith
two of whom reside in Nashville Geo.
Revs. Moore, Joe iSwift and Pearson
had chafge of the cermonles. '
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Normal enter-
ained at their residence, 1049 Edge-
iiill avenue, at dinner Sunday. A num
ber of guests enjoyed the. gathering
and passed off the time in discussing
The Interest of Mechanism and the
Future Prosperity of the Negro Race
as a JViecnanic. An appetizing din
ner was served, after which cigars and
Jokes were enjoyed by all present
Those present were A. L. Anderson,
chorister of Kayne Avenue Baptist
Church Choir; Thos. W. Maddox, In
structor in Industrial Department of
A. & M
College, Normal, Ala.; Mr.
and Mrs. Will Thompson, Mr. and Mrs,
T. J. Rhodes, Mrs. Fannie McGhee, of
iJecatur, Ala.; Mr. and Mrs. Win. Nor
mal, Q. Hamilton, Mr. and Mm Nel
son Napier, F. S. Rhodes and Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Pointer.
A delightful entertainment was giv
en recently at the residence of Mrs.
Whittaker, 808 Eighth avenue, North,
in honor of her son, Mr. L. L. Thoml-
son, of Houston, Texas, and 'Miss No
vella E. Jones, of Avondale. Dancing
and games were the features of the
evening. Cakes and ices were served
at a late hour. Those present were
Masses Evalena Barnes, Brucie MJ.
bwing, Vannoy C. Webster, Annie L,
Milla, D. Mayberry, Selene Peterson,
Fannie Hayes, Eloise and Clara Frier-
son, Nannie Bond, Mamie Allison, Mat
tie B. Tucker, Sadie L. Paschall, No
vella E. Jones, Lula Grant, Virginia
and Mary Whittaker, Annie M. Kil
crease, iMrs. Lizzie Edwards and little
daughter, ,-Samella; Messrs. Alonzo
and T. C. Brock, W. A. House, Andrew
Stith, R. M. Edmonson, E. J. Frier-
son, C. H. Morton, Allen Whittaker,
Edward and V. R. Whittaker, H. O.
Mayes, J. H. Perkins, O. H. Sublett,
Lee Wilson J. R. Robinson, J. C. Web
ster, J. R. Anthony, H. M. Mitchell,
Mrs. J. D. Mitchall is sick with ca
Miss Sallie B. Williams has returned
home from Nashville.
Mrs. Albinda W. Redmond was in
Nashville Sunday to see her cousin,
Mrs. Wm. Brltt, who is sick.
Mr. Henry Scott is very sick.
'Miss Annette Freeman, of Nash
ville, is here with her aunt, Mrs. Hen
Dr. R. L. Washington and Mr. J no
Ewlng, Jr., found their cows where
little boy had given them over to the
city marshal. The little fellow re-
ceived 25 cents, bought marbles and
went off rejoicing, He boIiJ us knew
Funeral Directors and
CARRIAGES FOR HIRE.
449 Forth Ireoae, forth,
Nashville, - Tenn,
Mr. T. A. Williams lost his horse
Tuesday from indigestion. He had
refused $160 for her.
Rev. E, M. Seymore and wife will
soon leave this city for Shelbyvllle.
Mr. Solomon Sweeney was buried
Mr. J. K. Hughes is sick with pneu
monla on House avenue.
Messrs. M. C. Nevlls and T. A. Wll-
Hams were in Nashville Wednesday
Mrs. A. N. C. 'Williams received a
painful v ound last wees irom a
Miss Julian Armstrong is on the
Miss Beulah Perkins spent last Sun
day in Brentwood.
Alex. Cole, the little son, of Mr. and
Mrs. Houston Cole, was accidently hurt
by exploding a torpedo. He is recov
Mrs. Thomas Walker gave a taffy
pulling last Thursday evening in hon
0r of the little Misses Nannie and
RH7q Vcmnn. OhHa h rmmhfr nf lit,
tie misses wera In attendance, as also
were some of their parents, and a very
enjoyable time was had.
. Mr. Hubbard Newsome. the coal
merchant at Chapel station, was at
Columbia. Tenn.. the other dav to be
examined for an increase of Dension.
He reports the meeting of many
friends and old soldiers of his com
pany. Mrs. Laura Spratt, of the Granny
White pike, is still dangerously ill.
Her relatives and friends are very anx
ious about her.
Mr. Alex. Raines Is preparing his
hot-beds and grounds for an early
market of peas, beans, tomatoes, etc.
He hopes to be one of the first on the
The pastor and congregation of
Brook's Chapel M. E. Church are look
ing forward with pleasure to a visit
from Rev. E. W. S. Hammond, Dean of
Walden University, Sunday, February
17, 1907. Dr. Hammond is an excel
lent speaker and his sermons on that
day will doubtless be interesting and
instructive to those who will be for
tunate enough to hear him.
Mr. John Hyde who has been sick
so long, is now slowly improving.
Miss Pearl Buchanon is visiting rel
atiYes in Williamson county.
SERIOUS ACCIDENT NARROWLY
On Thursday morning about 11:30
another accident was added to the
long list that has made the vicinity
o fthe old Llnck Denot famous. Mr.
Eugene White, who is employed by
ine uianon ranting company, cor
ner of Locust street and Second ave
nue, North, was thrown by a fright
ened horse, receiving painful injuries
about the head and chest. The un
fortunate man mounted the horse on
Locust street. Before he was secure
ly seated in the saddle the animal
whirled suddenly and started at break
neck speed toward Third avenue. Pe
destrians passing were attracted by
the speed of the horse and made ef
forts to lend assistance, but before
such could be rendered the horse had
reached Third avenue, making a sud
den whirl he threw Mr. White on the
granite paved street, cutting a painful
wound on his head and rendering him
unconscious. Frlend3 were soon at
his side and carried him to the nearest
drug store where he received medical
EUREKA DANCING CLASS.
The Eureka Dancing Class, under
the management of Mr. Dock Liner, Is
achieving fame among the lovers of
dancing, both old and young, that
makes It a credit to the city. There
were more than one hundred persons
present Monday night and any one
outside pf the hall could not tell that
It was occupied. Then, too, the dan
cing Is high class, and lends to aid In
training toward self-control.
Monday night they danced the"Ger
man," taking from 10 o'clock until 11:
30 o'clock to go through all three of
the figures. There were 36 couples on
the floor at one time. Not one figure
was called, nor could you hear any
thing except the rhythmical sound of
the feet to the accompaniment of mu
sic. The whole German was danced
without an error, which shows the per
fection which the members of the class
a have reached
A visit to the class
will convince you that It Is essential
to your own as well &i others' social
welfare. The first annual dance o
the season will be given Monday night,
Fibrmry 4, J307,
fio. O. Boyd, Jr
J. Frauk lUttle.
BOYD & BATTLE,
Fist-Class Horses and Iteics To Let
Pur Pajrgae, Wagon will call for
and deliver your parcels.
Short Wood and Coal Orders promptly dellrered.
Horses Beught and Sold.
PHONE MAIN 4460 Y.
DOC Joe Johnston Av
BUY YOUR SHOES
PIIOXE Main 1014
RESIDENCE: 018 WEBSTER STREET.
Clino & Gordon.
410 Union Street. Phone 1235.
The Iicst Variety and the Most Reliable
Clothing, Hats, Etc.,
PHONE Main J u
RESIDENCE: 618 WEBSTER 8TREET.
Varley & Bauman.
3SR Union St. Phone 600.
The Rest Variety aid the Host Reliable Place
In the City.
Dry floods, Notions, Cloaks, Etc.,
PHONE Main 1614
RESIDENCE! 6 1 8 WEBST ER STREET.
The Castncr-Knott Dry Goods Co.
200 Fifth Ave., N. Phone 620.
The Largest and lrest Stock to Select from,
in the City.
To tlic Madam of the House:
ANY TIME YOU
Call Main 2160
Hunt's Employment Office.
1 Black Dress, cost $50, slightly
worn, size, 3G, $9.00.
1 Blue Dress, never worn, a beauty,
cost $35, size 3, $10.00
MRS. N. N. STEWART,
200 South High Street
Omre l'hone 4!12-L. Residence lttU Jefferson St
UoNldencs Thine 8131-Y.
DR. S. S. CARUTHERS,
llnniconnihfo VliVKiciftn nnil Siirnn.
- - ---- . j;,
Room I , First Floor, Odd Fellows Hall.
447 Fourth Ave., North
Office Hours: 9 to 1 1 a. m., 3 to 4 p. m., 7 to
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