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I nitrjlPr-RuiTin j musical selections were rendered by
.. . . Mrs. Boll accompanied by her broth
Washington. D. C (Special to the er
Globe). Centering the Interest of a '0n entering the banquet hall a
host of friends In this and adjoining table bedecked with snowy linen,
Oracter Nashville Club Directory,
Giving the names ot ths Presidents, Secretaries, with d&tss at
Phyllis Wheatley M ...Mrs. 0. L. Jackson.... Mr. J. H. Hale Last Thursday
Noa Parell Mrs. W. T. Hlghtowsr.Mrs. M. C. Chavis ....2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Qu EM-Ce Que C'est Mrs. J. W. Work Mrs. J. H. Hale 2nd Friday
Housekeepers - Mrs. John Harlan Mrs. G. B. Fossle .. 2nd and 4th Mondays
Carnation Art Mrs. 8. M. Dtley ..2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Ladles A. M. E. Union Mrs. John Flnley Mrs. R, A. Rose 1st Friday
Mareohal Nlel M.Mrs. J. A. Lester Mrs. Lucy Harwell ... 2nd and 4th Friday
rioeur-de-Us Mrs. T. C Moore ....Mrs. J. P. Crawford ..1st and 3rd Tuesday
O. W. Hubbard Hospital Mrs. P. R Burrus
Oullnary Art Mrs-. J. H. Hale Mrs. W. 8. Ellington. .Lost Wednesday
New Haren Miss F. B. MoFarrlt..Mlss Mary Latlmore ..
Neighborhood Circle Mrs. Josle Henderson .Mrs. W. H. McQarock.2nd and 4th Wednesday
City Federation Mrs. G. L. Jackson ...Mrs. J. H. Hale 2nd Tuesday
Vlngt Cinq Dr. C. V. Roman Prof. H. L. Keith ....
H. T. G. if Miss Elizabeth Moore .Miss Hazel Thompson.
Mid-week Pleasure Mr. Geo. Phillips .....Miss Idella Cranberry .
Golden West Mr. E. F. Aarons Bush Thursday
Economy Social Mr Richard Crockette. srrle Baxter
Coterie Mrs. W. M. Bentley ...Mrs. Fox
jolly 8eekers Mr. Jesse Smith Mrs. Allle Smith
Buggesttre Mrs. Win, Young Mrs. A. L. Haddox ...
Rock Olty Academy of Medicine Dr. J. A. Lester G. M. Kendrlck
North Nashville Sewing Ctrole Mrs. P. H. Douglass . . . 'n. H A. Boyd
New Idea Mrs. C. N. Langston . . .Mrs. W J. Hale
We Mean Pleasure
American Beauty Mrs, Thos. Beach Mrs. W. H. Patton .
Toung People's ProgresslYe Club ,
North Pole Literary Club Mr. B. H. January
White Rose Social Mr. Louis Smith
Purtan Literary ,.. Mr. John T. Balden ..Miss Ruth M. Lore .. K. and 3rd Thursday
Relief Club . ..' Mr8- Susan Johnson .Mrs. Blanche Smith 1st and 3rd Friday
Twentieth Century'ciub Mrs. R. W. Wlngfleld Mrs. S. J. Baldon ... .nd and 4th Thursdays
Lilly of the Valley Act Club Mrs. S. M. Utley ....Mrs. Robt. Eason 1st and 3rd Wednesdai
states was the marriage ot Mlas Lola
Ruffin and Mr. D. W. Crutcher which
was solemnized In this city In the
presence ot a host ot friends and rela
tives. The bride is a very prominent
member of the college element In this
city, being a graduate from Howard
University. For the past two years
she has been connected with the
faculty of the Agricultural and Indus-
- A V ' I
having as a central ornament a
huge cut glass vase containing pink
and white carnations. The following
elaborate menu was served: canta
loupe a la sherbet. Iced tea, chicken
fricassee, asparagus, English peas,
buttered rolls, tomato with mayon
aise sauce on lettuce, cream and cake.
At the close of he last number around
the festive board Mrs. S. W. Williams
presented to Prof. Johnson and Mrs.
Hell a handsome bouquet ot carna
tions and ferns.
and friends of the two Tennessee In
stitutions, this shall soon be one -
the strongest clubs in Chicago. The
meeting will be held in the office ot
Dr. C J. Davis. 36U So. State St.,
Thursay, June 28th from 7 to 8 p.m.
AH alumni and friends ot the schools
are Urged to be present .
Meharry Graduates Make
Good Showing Before
The many friends of the college
will be glad to learn that every mem
ber of the Class of nineteen seventeen
who took the examination before the
State Board of Medical Examiners,
that every one passed with a good
average. The examiners expressed
great satisfaction at the manner in
which the applicants acquitted them
selves. The successful candidates
were: Drs. Edson Erwin Blackmail,
Dorsey Elbrooks Payne, George W.
Gilmer, M. C Mitchell, Farris L. Jack
son. Jos. H. Robinson, Eugene J. West,
and Fred D. Harris.
MR. D. W. CRUTCHER,
Prominent business man who was
married in Washington, D. C, this
trial Stale Normal In Nashville,
Mr. Crutcher is a prominent busi
ness man ot Nashville, Tenn., and has
Meharry Graduates Pass
President Geo. W. Hubbara ot Me
harry Medical College continues to
get good news from the recent gradu-
Drs. Vincent and Vaughn
In St. Louis.
The announcement has reached the
city that Dr. L. E. Vincent, A. B.,
M. D. and. Dr. A. N. Vaughn, A. B.,
M. D., of the class of '17 of Meharry
Medical College are in St. Louis, Mo.,
where they are engaged In taking the
State Board examinations. These
young men are among the ablest rep
resentatives of the class, Dr. Vincent
being president and Dr. Vaughn one
among-'the most -brilliant students.
They both enjoyed the acquaintance
of a large circle of friends in this
city who are anxious for their future
Mrs. Carrie Bryant Johnson
The many friends of Mrs. Carrie
Bryant-Johnson will be pleased to
know that she is now convalescent
from her recent Illness and under the
care of Dr. Josie Wells and will soon
be able to be out. Mrs. Johnsou who
makes her home in Atlanta, Ga.,
"where her husband has a very large
practice and where she is a social
.. favorite among the social and musl-
cal element, arrived in the city a few
' days ago seriously ill.
Upon her arrival she was taken to
the home ot her mother and imme
diately put in the professional care of
( Dr. Wells, who is considered one of
the best physicians in the city. Un
der this skillful care she has rapid-'.-
When her health permits Mrs.
The Rex Social and Liter
A very enjoyable evening was
spent at the residence of Mr. James
W. Eakins on Jefferson Street. Music
and games were enjoyed by the mem
bers and invited guests. The meet--
ing adjourned to meet at the resi
dence of Mr. Hicks at 1115 Gay St.
La., and her literary education was
finished in that historic and cultured
center. For a short while after gradua
tion she had charge of the musical de
partment of the school at Crowley, La.,
Before her marriage to Mr. Jas. Boll
a graduate of Tuskegee, she tured the
states accompained by her brother and
gave concerts in many of the largest
cities. Mrs. Bells musical education
was had under the supervision of her
mother and brother, Prof. II. P. B.
Johnson, the National Baptist Sunday
school Congress Chorister who has
been a guest in the city for the past
several weeks during which time he
trained and successfully managed the
great chorus of 300 voices, which ren
dered the music during the Congress
Before returning to Oklahoma, Mrs.
Bell and son, Blanton will be the guest
of Mr. Bells people at Columbia.
r l i,u", J""T. wtnrt ates. Three members of this year's
in this great event. Socially h0 ! ' took the Arknasas Board and all
bears the distinction of being tbo:wer successful. They are Drs. E. U.
center of a group of young men 1 1-ewis, G. B. Mooro and J. 0. Torrunce
around whom the social life of the
growing metropolis revolves. For
the past several years he baa owned
mifi conducted a clothing establish
ment for men, which has one of tlie
Mrs. Pius in the City.
The many friends of Mrs. A. Mabel
Pius, widow of the late Dr. N. H.
Pius are pleased to have Mrs. Pius
with them again after an absence ot
about a year.
There was not a member of the
Baptist ministry better known than
Dr. Pius, who for a number of years
was National Chorister for the great
national gatherings among Baptists.
After their children were of sutlicient
age to allow Mrs. Pius to travel, she
often accompanied her distinguished
husband upon these trips which took
them to all parts of the country. Dr.
Pius was considered an authority on
religious music. Because of their ex
tensive traveling and the genuine
worth of Dr. Pius combined with his
wife's charming personality, they
numbered their friends by the thou
sands, all of whom were very pleased
to be able to shake Mrs. Pius' hand at
the recent session ot the Congress
Just closed in this city, to which ses
sion Mrs. Pius was a representative
from her church in. Bordentown, N.
After the death of Dr. Pius which
occurred at their late residence on
Scovel St., in this city, Mrs. Pius was
offered and accepted the position as
matron of the large and growing
Ironsides School at Bordentown. She
is delighted with her work, which is
nothing new to her, as before her
marriage to Dr. Pius she was consid
ered one of the most accomplished
educators in the state of Ohio. Mrs.
Pius will be the guest of friends in
this city for several days before her
vacation in the south ends. On her
way east she will stop at several
places visiting friends and renewing
Elnora Woods, Messrs Charles Duff,
Jr., John Turner, Felix Crockett. Wil
liam Irvine Charles Keel. Jr Rufus
Jamison, Hobart Hopkins, Albert
Dixon, Thomas Fitzpatrick, Willie Col
lins, T. D. Ledbetter, Willie Brown,
George Petway, George Oddway, Butler
Perry, William Dixon, William Hob
son, Hubet Carter, Oliver Reed, Joe
Dobins, Alonzo Tinnon, Mr. McClain,
John Carter, Robert Stockard.
Things we are trying to do this
month (1) get every body to go to the
parks where it is cool, but to carry
with them one ot the Libary books.
(2) we want every body to see the
necessity of devoting a small portion
of their vacation is reading along some
(3) We want all of those who have
not registered to do so before June
(4) We want every body to come
to the Library at least once before
June is out.
Johnson will be the center of a round
of pleasant informal entertainments j Mrs. Pohn S. Allen of Columbus, Ga.,
Housekeepers' Club Re
ception. The annual reception of the House
keepers' Club was given at the resi
dence of Rishop and Mrs. Evans
Tyree, 15 North Hill Street, on Fri
day evening, June 15, 1917. The
guests were received by the Courtesy
Committee, composed of the follow
ing ladies: Mesdames F. E. Dawson,
Mildred Gray, and H. J. Johnson.
The palatial residence was thrown
open for the occasion and all received
a hearty welcome. The program was
very interesting and comprised the
following numbers: Invocation by Dr.
J. D. Chavis of Walden University;
Singing the club song, "Blest be the
tie"; The Welcome Address was giv
en by Mrs. T. H. Elliott, the newly
elected president of the club. Mrs.
H. J. Johnson rendered a vocal solo
which was enjoyed by all present; an
instrumental solo by Miss Leon M.
Saunders was another interesting
number. Prof. H. J. Johnson and Dr.
J. W. Russell were called upon for
remarks. Both responded to the de
light of all present. Mrs. J. W. Rus
sell presided at the piano. Mrs. J.
H. Harland, president of the club
presided. Mrs. J. L. Leach kept reg
ister and the following were present:
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Adams, Mr. and
Dr. Reed in Kentucky.
Dr. W. B. Reed the popular dentist
with offices on Cedar Street is in
Kentucky, the guest of friends. Dr.
Reed for a while before coming to
Nashville conducted a successful prac
tice In the Kentucky city and made a
host of friends because of his ability as
a dentist and his pleasing personality.
Since making his home in Nash
ville, he has spent the summer regu
larly with these friends who have al
ways been glad to have him return to
them to recuperate from the ardious
duties of his profession.
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capital and is also prominent socially.
Death of Rev. J. J.
among her friends and relatives in
the city before she returns to her
Mrs. Sam'l. M. Peyton of' Chicago,
111., Mrs. Lodosca Adams of Florida,
Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Hale, Mr. and Mrs.
Moses "McKissack, Mr. and Mrs. D.
Houston, Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Chavis,
Dr. and Mrs. L. A. Fisher, Mrs. C. C.
Boger, Miss V. L. Moore, Mrs. J. M.
Bell, Miss Bertha Allen, Columbus,
Ga., Miss E. L. Foster, Miss A. M.
Gross, Mrs. T. J. Cllnisson, Mrs. A.
N. Johnson, Mrs. J. A. McMillan, Mrs.
H. N. Hightower, Rr. and Mrs. T. H.
week were Mrs. Georgia De Baptiste EHiptt, Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Leach
Prominent Women in the
Among the prominent women at
tending the National Baptist Sunday
school Congress during the nast
Faulnner-Ashburn, president of the
Woman's Auxiliary to the great Na
tional Baptist Convention, unincor
porated; Mrs. M. A. B. Fuller, of
Texas, the efficient secretary, and
Mrs. L. B. Fouse, of Lexington, Ky:,
Director of the Galeda Department.
Prominent soloists in the city were
'Mrs. Birnelle Johnson-Bell, of Okla
homa; Mrs. Stewart, of Louisiana;
Mrs. Washington, of Indiana, and
Miss Webb of Florida.
Prof, and Mrs. H. J. Johnson, Dr. and
Mrs. J. W. Russell, Mr. and Mrs.
Amos Gray, Mrs. J. H. Harlan, Mrs.
Florence Fossie, Mrs. Rosena Sharpe,
Mrs. Juanita McLemore, Mrs. E. B.
Buford, Mrs. F. E. Dawson, Mrs. Cor
nelia Jones, Mrs. Mamie Saunders,
Miss Leon Saunders and Mrs. Evans
Tyree the hostess.
A two course menu was served and
each person present was given a sou
venir of the Housekeepers' Club with
the American Flag.
Mr. and Mrs. Hudson have
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hudson', ' 81b
Tenth, Ave., South are the proud
Centering the interest of a host of
friends was the marriage of Miss Ro
berta Landers, the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Lovell Landers, to Mr. Jas
a. woods. The marriage ceremony nmnti nt a no ton nnnnH hntw hnv
took place at the First Baptist born, June 16th at 6:30 p.m. Mother
Church in the presence, of several and baby are doing splendidly.
uumiicu ii cnuo aim uciiUHiiiiauces 01
the contracting party. The church
- was beautifully decorated with pottel
plants and cut flowers. The bride ard
her attendants are considered among
the most beautiful of Nashville's
younger element. The maid of honor
was Miss Marie L. Boyd, who -was
dressed in pink. Misses Katie Boyd
and Ruth Upshaw were the brides
maids. Their gowns were handsome
pink and white creations. Mr. Woods
was attended by Mr. Overton as best
man. Messrs. Burrus Miller, Wes
ley Maney and Mr. Eason served as
ushers. Little Marguerite Boyd and
Marguerite Smitson, the dainty
flower girls, were dressed in white
lingerie. The bride made a pretty
picture In Tier wedding gown of white
hs bpfore the altar of palms and cut
flowers she took the vow as solemnly
administered by Rev. Ellington.
After the ceremony a wedding re
ception was tendered the guests at
the handsome Lnfiders home on Four
teenth avenue,,. North. '
Mr. and Mrs. Woods are now at
home; to their friends at-thelr home
Mrs. Birdelle Johnson
Bell Miss Kings Guest
Mrs. Birdelle Johnson Bell of Mus-
gokee, Okla, is the house guest of
Miss N. E. King at her home in Scovel
St.,. Mrs. Bell was In attendance at
the recent session of the National Bap
tist Sunday School Congress at which
time her singing caused much favor
able comment as a glowing climax to
the numbers rendered at Mt. Olive Bap
tist Church on Cedar St., where the ses
sions were held was her rendition of
two numbers at the Ryman Auditor
ium Sunday afternoon before approxi
mately 5000 people when she was com
pelled to respond to an encore. Her
ability as a dramatio soprano has
never been excelled by the many artists
who visit the city. Her "voice is
naturally of sweet tone wide range and
harmonious blending. The notes above
the Btaff are easily made and prefectly
sustained. Mrs. Bell is also an accom
plished instrumental performer, her
on Twelfth avenue. N.. where a performances rating as a vocallBt
handsome collection1 of presents at-' hardly excelling her ability as a plan
tent tho nnnularltv of the contracting 1st. " . '" -
narties I Mrs. Boll was born in New Orleans
Mrs. Langston in the City
Mrs. Ida M. Langston the mother of
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Langston is in the
city the guest of her son and daughter
at their home on Hynes Street. Mrs.
Langston's home is in St. Louis, Mo.,
where her oldest son holds the chair
of German and History In the High
School of that city.
Mr. C. N. Langston the popular
cashier of the One Cent Savings Bank
and Mrs. Langston are very popular
and prominent in the social and civic
life of the city and Mrs. Langston, Sr.,
has spent several pleasant weeks meet
ing their many friends. She will be a
guest in the city for a month.
MRS. LOLA RUFFIN CRUTCHER,
Whose marriage to Mr. Crutcher was
a brilliant social affair at her homo
in Washington, D. C. .
Miss Davis of Nashville
Slielliyville, Tenn. Jmio 11, l'.)17.
Mr. mill Mrs. I.cp Trail, Sr., entertain
ed .Sunday with ono of those good old
"Hitf Dinners" in lionor of Miss Mary
IJavis of Nashville.
lie dining room wai beautifully
decorated and art.stically arranged.
Fverything good to eat from the
smiling hoi? jowl and greens to the
luscious strawberries and cream was in
abundance and the guests, forgetting
for the moment, the war and the high
cost of iving, ate "long and heartily"
to the health of the good host and hos
tess. After dinner the guests were shown
over the beautiful farm and were es
pecially impressed with the splendid
fields of strawberries and poatoes;
his cellar for storage of potatoes;
one of the most unique arrangements
ever shown for this purpose.
Mr. Trail is authority on strawber
ries and potatoes and a number of i
the young men were so inspired with if J 11 Tf 11 p'
his progressiveness that thev offered Mr. and IVuS. flail UlVe
their service this fall so that they
might learn Borne of his secrets. lie
did not encourage them as they all
proved to me too great eaters.
Those enjoying this hospitality
were: Mrs. M. I). Key, Messrs 1. J.
Hnv.'s and ,T. T. Trail, Prof, and Mrs.
The Relief Club.
A large representative of the mem
bership of the ReUef Club which was
so well attended, held its regular
meeting at the residence of Miss
Mary B. Brown. 912 Shankland Street,
last Friday. Miss Brown, aside from
being the Club's valued member, has
won the distinction of being one of its
most efficient editors. And she takes
great pleasure in rendering To them
any assistance that may come within
her reach. The house was attractively
decorated with Spring flowers, that
were presented to the hostess, by her
many friends. All during the meet
ing, visitors called from different
parts of the city, which made it
quite an interesting social event. The
meeting was very ably persided over
bv the President, Mrs. Susan John
son. A powerful Scripture reading
and prayer were offered by Mrs.
Henry C. Rye.
j Very touching remarks were made
MDL 1 L' l 'bv tho vice-president, Mrs. A. B.
r. KhineSin Washington M01Tis. Among the prominent speak-
D- era of tho day were Mrs. Bessie Cior-
. L. I don and Mrs. Lucy K. Harwell, Secre-
. n , . . , ! tarv ot' the Mareclial Niol Club. Both
Attorney J P. Rhine who l as estinuli,le women made elo-
odine 1(1c,lar, St,'!H ,,s u UV" quent speeches, and addressed the au
writing in the city ot Washington 1 . 1 wm b(lfllllB
C, where he has gone on a much need-, "Ilmu "l ,.., ,,-.,a -in
ed rest. While in the capital ho will '"" ovcM.lwir presence was an
be the guest of his son who owns j atl ?l1 ii'-quisition.
business in the nation's " lu" ,'""". "J " "
Armstrong, me assistant sui iui.n..
The Club membership was increased
by enrolling the names of Mesdames
Worke, Anderson and Misses E'ula
Stalks and Ophelia Brown. After all
business had been transacted, the
President dismissed tho organization
Orange, Texas, June 18th: After a hv sonir and waver.
lingering illness, Rev. J. J. Jennings, 't10 hostess then treated her guests
who for a number of years had been t0 a neveral course menu, of many do
pastor of the Starlight Baptist Church ! xijrhtrul afternoon refreshments, w hich
of this city, died this morning at 1:30 j .. .?.., sowed in finite an appetizing
o'clock. Funeral arrangements were I niaunor. The club adjourned to meet
periecieu, w nereoy services over me
remains will be held at eleven o'clock
Wednesday, from the church. Itev.
Jennings was one of the best known
pastors in this part of the state.
with Mrs. Carrie Johns, H12 Hamil
ton St., Friday, July 6, 1917.
Mrs. Lizzie Wells-Adams
Mrs. Lizzie Wells-Adams who has
been in the city fo rthe past several
weeks as tho guest of her mother, Mrs.
Anderson on 14th Ave., N., has return
ed to her home in Texas. Mrs. Adams
has had a very enjoyable stay in the
home of her childhood and young lady
hood and It was with regret that her
many friends saw her depart for her
As Miss Lizzie Wells, Mrs. Adams
was considered one of the most accom
plished young ladies in the city. Her
pleasing personality together with her
sunny disposition made her a favorite
in social circles.
Miss Elizabeth Moore in
Miss Elizabeth Moore of 17th Ave.,
N., the Domestic Science teacher In
the City Public Schools has been in
the east for the past few weeks. She
is taking a much needed rest and at
the same time making note of the most
advanced methods that the great eas
tern schools are using in their Domes
tic Science Departments.
Miss Moore is considered an expert
in her line. For a number of-years,
theyoung women coming under her
tutelage have shown every evidence
of having been throughly trained. This
is the day of preparedness and the
woman who is able to save in the
kitchen Is as great a benefactor to
the race as the financier. With this
Idea in mind Miss Moore has travelled
extensively in search of the most ad
vanced ideas concerning the culinary
Mrs S. A Davis, and little son Arthur. I st, at which a 'congenial company
'l : f,"1, ? - n; LT8 ,"'.!.' ",,M: ! rrinntls were entertained.
O. Jr.. and Mr .mil Mrs Itnvrl Sims iinH !
Armstead Bowen, who was acci
dentally shot and killed in Cincinnati
Thursday was brought here for burial
Sunday. The funeral was from the
residence of his brother, J. H. Boweu,
Sixteenth avenue, North. Services
were conducted by Elder Preston
Taylor. Burial at Greenwood Ceme
tery. His floral offerings were many,
and especially were his Cincinnati
friends very generous in this particu
lar. He leaves a brother, Mr. J, H,
Bowen, the popular insurance solici;
tor, and a Bister, Mrs. Julia Bowen
Dr. J. T. Givens in Chicago
Dr. J. T. Givens of Virginia and his
accomplished wife Mrs. Alma Wells
Givens left the city this week for
Chicago, 111., where' Dr. Givens will
take post work in the great Chicago
University. Since his graduation from
Meharry Medical College, Dr. Givens
has made great strides in his profes
sion. Not content with the training
already received he has used every
opportunity that has come his way to
improve and master the latest methods
In the practice of medicine.
Mrs. Givens has been the guest of
her mother Dr. Josie Wells at their
home in south Nashville, for the past
few weeks and while in the city she
and her baby have been the center
of a round of informal affairs tendered
her by the friends of her girlhood.
largest and most complete haber
dashery outfits in the city.
In municipal and social uplift af
fairs Mr. Crutcher has held several
responsible positions. During the
great tire in East Nashville he was
tin active member of tho relief com
mittee and during the Y. M. C. A.
Campaign for the purchase of tho
Duncan Hotel property at a cost of
$150,000 as a colored Y M. C. A. his
was the winning team.
Mr. and Mrs. Crutcher will be at
home at the Crutcher home on Phil
Prof SB. Neal at Tuske
gee. Prof S. B. Neal of Harding St., and
principal of oe of the city schools it
now registered at the summer school
at Tuskegee. Prof Neal is highly
pleased with the beauty and curri
culum of this noted institution and
hopes to return to the city invigorated
uritvi new ideas as the summer school
every department and their efficienc
for Teachers conducted at i usKegec
reputed to be one of the best in the
For Mrs. Gravin.
Mrs Geo. W. Phillips entertained
at her home, 708 Winter Street, in
honor of Mrs. Gravin, of Oakland,
Cal Instrumental and vocal music
was rendered during the evening.
Punch was dispensed by Miss Idella
Granberry during the evening. Re
freshments wereserved. The fol
lowing guestB were present, Mrs.
Gravin and Master Luther of Oak
land, Cal., Mrs. Emma Tillman and
Mrs. Lucile Cartwright of Shelby,
ville, Miss Sadie Smith of Mt. Pleas
ant and Mesdames Crutcher, James
Coffey, S. A. Jones, D.- D. Johns,
Isaac Miller, Joe Crow, Washington
House, L. A. Anderson and Mrs. Wm.
Bentlev, Misses Eva Bentley, Annie
Lee Thompson, Idella Granberry,
Mrs. Geo. W. Phillips and little Miss
Ida Belle Miller.
Mr. Bonny Priinm was host of a
delightfully planned breakfast last
Sunday morning in honor of Miss
Sadie Smith of Mt. Pleasant, at his
residence 133 14th Avenue, N. The
following were present. Miss Sadie
Smith, of Mt. Pleasant, Miss Idella
Granberry, Mr. Horace Whittaker
and Mr. Primm.
Miss Carter Visits Nash
ville. Miss Fannie Louise Carter, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Carter of
511 Lischey Avenue, East Nashville,
is now in the city visiting relatives
and friends. Miss Carter is formerly
Moahiriiio hut nnw nf Chicaeo
where she has been residing tor tneiwaunsu avb which was mrKeiy au-
past two years. Since, her arrival lenaeu Dy waiuen umversuy anu mb-
narry lvieuicui vjunege gruuuuies, nu
students at which an interesting pro
gram was rendered, an oganlzation
was perfected, which is to bo known
as Walden-Meharrv Alumni Club. The
'following officers were elected: Dr.
C. J. Davis, Pres.; John W. Jones,
On last Wednesday evening the ! vice-rres.; ur. r. vnas. uowns, aeo..
members of the Second Baptist Dr. G. J. Dixon. Asst. Sec.; Dr L. L.
Church, of which Rev. G. B. Taylor Rogers, Treas.; Miss Elizabeth Adams,
is the very popular pastor, tendered .Chairman of Reception and Enter
a banquet to Prof. H. B, P. Johnson itainment Committee. Dr. Mary F.
and his sister Mrs. Birdelle Johnson Woring, Rev. John Robinson, Rev. iH.
Bell, of Muskogee, Okla. Prior to M. Carroll. With the support of the
M. K. Gray Miss Mary Davis, Mr. nd;tjon at t,ieir' residence is2li Jefferson
The American Beauty Club met at
the residence of Mrs. W. H. Patton
on East Hill Street Wednesday af
ternoon, June 13. 1! 1 7 and carried
on their usual routine of business to
gether with tho election of officers.
Tho following officers were elected -Mrs
11. E. Aexander, rresiuem, .mis.
ivi- virp.Prnsiilnnt : Mrs. T. F.
and Mrs. G. 11. Hall on Wednesday : j ,, ,, ' Se(.,-etarv; Mrs. J. D. Clem
evening from seven to nine o'clock; 'aui-hu ' Secretary Mrs. Vv.
H. Patton, Treasurer;
In honor of Mrs. Nattio Pegrain
Davis of Oklnhoma City, Okla., Mr. I
For the occasion an elaborate deco
ative scheme was observed, and
I roses and evergreens were used w ith
nrniTOrhr HprP Hnr Kliria I ereat effect. The souvenirs were little
cupids. In the dining room the guests
were served a delightful ice course.
Among the out of town guests was
Mrs. Sarah Peyton of Chicago, 111.,
who Is in the city for a few days
visit and is the guest of Mrs. W. H.
Oden, 35 Maury St.
Mrs. Davis and children left the
city Thursday morning for Kansas
The Ladies Progressive Club met at
tho risidence of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Phillips of 1728 McKlnney St., on last
Monday evening, June IS, 1917, at 8
o'clock. Tho meeting was called to
order by the president, Mrs. A. C. Hol
der. The meeting was opened with
singing led by the chaplain. Scripture
was read by Mrs. Robert. Brady, prayer
was then offered by Bro. Phillips. The
Socretry then proceeded with roll call
.Mrs. T. M.
Mrs. E. Henley,
The next place of meeting is at Mrs.
E Ilenlev's, at Flat Hock on the UH
Ave., and Nolensvilln Car line on
Peace is the next word to be used
in quotations. Mrs. T. li. Elliott and
Mrs. E. W. Hibbett became new
The American Beauty Club reported
$10.00 which was raised on the tag
day at the Y. M. C. A. building to be
turned over in the interest of the
Y. M. C. A.
Mrs. Patton served a beautiful one
Rev. M. C. Reeves of Hemming,
Tenn., spent several days in the city
attending the Sjnnday School Con
gress. He will visit Paducah and oth
er cities before returning.
While in the city he was tho guest
of Mrs. Allen Abston, 91 S Jackson St.
Rev. Wm. Clark of Navasota, Tex.,
each member responded with dues and, who spoke so commendaiy a noui
quotations. A brief business session j True Vine Baptist Church of wmcn
was held. Over thirty members were; he is pastor, spent several days In the
present, interesting remarks were i city attending the Sunday School
made bv Mrs. Susie Thompson, and ' Congress. While in the city ho wa
Sarah Holder, Mrs. Sims Lawrence tho guest of Miss Mattio F. Matthew
was also among the visitors. The an-,yis Jackson St.
uual program was omitted until thej
next meeting. At this instance the Mr. Samuel P. 'loney aniuiuiu
meeting was turned into a social affair engagement and approaching mar-
a delicious ice course was served by the j rilKe 0 his daughter, Arminta Mm
Hostess, all expressed themselves as ne t0 r. James William Turner.
having spent a pleasant evening. While j rp1(J wedding will be solemnized at
all were enjoying the pleasanties of : snruce st. Baptist Church in July.
DORSEY ELBROOKS PAYNE, M.D.
The above picture is that of our
friend, Dr. Payne, of this year's class
who was one of the successful candi
dates before the Georgia State Board
of Medical Examiners. During his
course at Meharry "Dorsey" has en
deared himself to all those with whom
he came in contact. A large heart, a
true friend, and one who has always
willing to lend a helping hand. His
many friends join in wishing him a
successful career In his chosen profession.
Walden-Meharry Club Or
ganized. Chicago, 111., June 20, 1917.
Following a meeting Sunday after-
'noon held at the Douglas Center 3032
here hse has been the honor guest of
Prof. Johnson and Mrs.
the evening, during the hour ofjolly-
fication, Mrs. Bradley arose, and in a
ew words thanked the host and hostess
for their loyal hospitality tendered
them. The club adjourned to meet at
the church on next Wednesday night.
All participants of the womanless wed
ding are to be present.
Miss Mamie L. Branham returns to
her home near Gallatin, where Bhe
will be engaged in school work for
the summer and fall. The people of
her home are more than delighted to
have her return to them. She being
an untiring working in school and
church work. Miss, Braham will
teach near her home this fall, and it is
felt by all, that she will be a two-fold
blessing to both communities. The
people of Buch Hill, Macon Co., regret
very much that Miss Branham, will
not return to them again this fall.
Also the jolly workers Club and Choir
of Sylvan St. Church regret very much,
Miss Branham will not be with them
this fall, but hope for her a school term
of much success. Miss Branham is
widely known as an energetic and
enthusiastic school worker. She hav
ing attended A and I. State Normal
School stopped with Mrs. C. V. Lane
108 North 8th St., East Nashville.
Miss Doy List of Dickson, Tenn.,
visiting Miss Elnora Woods of 825
Vernon St., was entertained by Mr.
Robert Stockard at Miss Woods resi
dence, Thursday evening, June 14, 1917.
The guest began to arrive about 7:30
p. m. At 9:00 p. m an ice course was
served. The guest numbered forty
one. Dancing was the feature of the
evening. All who enjoyed the hospl
tality of Mr. Stockard were Misses
Doy List, Maggie Duff, Elizabeth
Tinnon, Ethel and Hazel Duff, Nannie
Freeman, Lena and Edith Irvine, Mat
Tag Day-Sacred Concert.
There will be a sacred concert Sun
June 24, 1917, at 3 o'clock at tho
Fifteenth Ave Baptist Church, Rev.
A. W. Porter, pastor, given under the
auspices of the Woman's Missionary
Baptist City Union. We are asking
the members of all the churches and
our many friends and visitors as can
to be present, and we specially re
quest that all the Presidents of the dif
ferent Auxiliaries will be on hand with
Music will be furnished by the Fif
teenth Ave., Baptist Choir. The fol
lowing program will be rendered:
Chorus by the Choir. Mrs. Fannie
Saunders paper. Mrs. Sallie Dedrick,
solo. Mrs. Katie Walker, selection.
Chorus. Miss Katie Boyd Recitation.
Mrs. Viola Venson, solo. Mrs. Hen
rietta McKeiver, paper, Mrs. Bessie
Gordon, solo. Miss Mary Ella Spratt,
paper. Mrs. C. J. White, solo, Mrs. J.
L. Harding, paper, Chorus by the
Grandma Brown Sleeps
Grandma Rebecca Brown, age 83
years, died last Thursday morning at
11 o'clock, at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. D. January of 2423 Batavla
Street. The funeral was held at Gor
don Chapel M. E. Church, Sunday at
lOo'clock. Many hundreds attended the
Grandma Brown was the mother of
the church. The following members
of the Young Men's Co-operative Club
served as Pallbearers: Arthur Ches
ter Morford, James W. Eakins, F. R.
Webster, E. Garrett, Joseph E. Gaff,
tie Moore, Pearl Gantt Ella Ramsey, I and Johnnie Hollins. , Lee and Co. was
entering the banquet hall, several j large number of graduates, students Ambrozine McGee, Belinda Adams, i in charge of the funeral