Microfilm Roll # 133
Compiled by Jan J. Barnes
May 2, 1894
Miss Edna Schell has returned to her home in Gallatin.
Miss Tompkins of Kentucky, a very clevery young woman who has been acting as Purchasing Clerk for the United States Supreme Court, has been appointed Assistant Marshal of the Court, a position never before held by a woman. Miss Tompkins was formerly Secretary of the Southern Exposition, held at Louisville, and has held a number of important positions, although she is not yet 30 years of age.
The census office has issued a bulletin giving the statistics of conjugal condition in the United States, from which we take the following interesting figures: Of the 62,622,250 persons living in the United States in 1890 37,129,564 were single, 22, 331,424 were married, 2,970,052 were widowed, 129,996 were divorced, and the status of 70,214 were unknown. The term "widowed" is for convenience sake applied to men as well as women who have lost their married companions by death. The statistics for Tennessee give the following figures: Of the total population of 1,767,518 there were 891,585 males and 875,933 females. Of the males 577,598 were single, 290,440 were married, 21,198 were widowed and 1,154 were divorced. Of the females 515,379 were single, 291,665 were married, 65,859 were widowed and 2,660 were divorced.
May 3, 1894
Pythian Progress - Corner-Stone of the University Laid at Gallatin, The Ceremonies Conducted by The Grand Lodge In the Presence of a Very Large Assembly.
May 2, 1894 will be a prominent date in the history of Pythianism. It
will be used to mark the beginning of a new era in the development of the
idea of the order-a progressive and educational era. On that day it
will be said the Grand Lodge of Tennessee laid the corner-stone for the main
building of the Pythian University of the order universal, the great institution
to be erected under the sanction of supervision of the Supreme Lodge.
And yesterday's celebration was in thorough keeping with the importance of the event. Knights of Pythias never did themselves prouder in this state and it must be said that the ceremony and laying the stone and the incidents and surroundings were most gratifying and impressive.
With the Laying of this stone Pythianism enters a new field in the advancement of the aim of benevolence and the promotion of the general good that underlies all Pythian movements. Education of the highest sort will be provided for the children and grandchildren of Knights of Pythias and one of the grandest universities in the south promises to spring from this beginning. There is no limit to the hopes or ambition of the promoters of the institution and doubt of the success of their venture has entirely vanished.
The fact that the institution is to be located at Gallatin does not localize it in the least. It is not a Sumner County affair nor yet one of Tennessee. It represents the first and great educational effort of the Knights of Pythias of the world, and those who are conversant with the pluck and personnel of this comparatively young fraternity know well that it will not be allowed to fail nor stop short of something excellent in the way. The Knights of Pythias of the United States, Canada, and Mexico are interested in the success of the plan, and every jurisdiction will forward in every possible way this great educational plan.
Gallatin and Tennessee, on the other hand, are to be congratulated on their selection as the site of the buildings. Such an institution would be an ornament and a benefit to any community, and the fact that it comes to the South, Tennessee and Gallatin speaks volumes for the energy and influence of the Knights of this state. With such an institution established on her soil Tennessee will naturally be given an additional prominence in the thought and interest of the great and growing order.
Yesterday morning's session of the Grand Lodge ended at 11:30 o'clock, and immediately the great majority of the members set out for the Union depot, where a special train of eight coaches waited to take them to Gallatin. In the meantime the local divisions of the Uniform Rank, the Joel A. Battle and the Nashville, were mustering at their armory on the corner of Sumner and Union Streets. Headed by the Phillips & Buttorff Band, a hundred brilliantly trapped and helmeted Knights moved up Summer to Church and down Church to Union depot. Their waving red helmets made a pretty sight and at the train they were cheered. With probably 600 people on board the train moved out at 12 o'clock.
Within less than an hour Gallatin was reached and there was a large crowd at the depot. The stop was made at the grounds about one mile north of the town and here the Nashville Lodge was met by Rowena Lodge and the local uniform division in a body. . . . . . .
Rev. H. A. Truex, Chairman of the local committee, took charge, and after calling the gathering to order, introduced Mayor Geo. N. Guthrie, one of Gallatin's most prominent citizens and Knights of Pythias who bade the Grand Lodge and visitors a formal welcome . . . . . . .
May 4, 1894
Misses Freddie and Jennie Schafer of Gallatin are visiting Mrs. C. D. Collins at the Duncan.
May 5, 1894
Mrs. Ogilvie, of Holt's Corner, who has been visiting her daughter on South Market street, has gone to Gallatin.
Judge John Milliken, of Franklin, Ky., was in this city this week.
The opera house on Wednesday evening was the scene of the most brilliant society ever that has taken place in this city for a long time. It was the "gala day" ball which had been looked forward on with much interest for several weeks. Hundreds of visitors were in the city and the managers had issued complimentary tickets to them. The dancing hall was tastefull and artistically decorated with flags and bunting. Prof. DePierri's fall orchestra furnished music for the occasion. At midnight the guests were ushered into the two large rooms adjoining the hall were elegant refreshments were served by Mrs. C. H. A. Gerding, of Nashville. After supper, dancing was resumed and continued for some time.
Miss Jane Vinson, by request, represented the Knights of Pythias on this notable occasion. She was attired in a yellow silk gown trimmed with red and blue ribbon, the Pythian colors and the coat of arms of the lodge on the skirt of her dress. The ball was a decided success, and the managers deserve much credit for the excellent manner in which they entertained all who were present. Those in attendance were Misses Gosnell, of Chicago; Mai Porter Weakly, Daisy DeWitt and Eula Patterson, of Nashville; Florida Franklin, Annie Brown, Jane Edwards, Mary Bugg Peyton, Jane Vinson, Sarah Foster, Kate Buchanan, Lucy Prince, Ellie Barr, Margaret Allen, Grace Franklin, Minnie Brown, Martha Rogan, Augusta Rogan, Etta Lewis, Lizzie Lewis, Lula Lewis, Edna Schell, Edna Allison, Claribel Turner, Nettie Prince, Montrey Barnes, Kate Seay, and Jennie Haslam, Messers. Demoville, Green and Duke, of Nashville; Jones of Lebanon; Potter and Pond of Franklin, Ky.; Hale and Lauderdale of Hartsville; House and Malone, of Cincinnati; C. C. Douglass, T. M. Anderson, E. B. House, A. D. Pierce, I. T. Blue, James Allison, E. F. Nickelson, Dero Seay, George Foster, A. L. P. House, Balie Peyton, John Carter, W. L. Baker, Edgar Read, W. T. Peyton, Harry Fidler, W. S. Callender, R. H. Turner, Will Mills and Julius Schell; Mr. and Mrs. John W. Head, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. E. Odom, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Peyton, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Boyers, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. John Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown, Mrs. Walter Rainey, of Nashville, Mrs. Addie Cherry, Mrs. X. B. Haynie, Mrs. Ed N. Franklin, Mrs. T. S. Vinson, Mrs. G. D. Read and Mrs. Nellie Head.
Knights of Pythias
It was a great day for Gallatin when the corner stone of the Pythian University was laid and right royally did the town celebrate it. The local committee, prominent among whom are Messrs. Truex and Roth, deserve especial credit for their successful management of the event. The ladies turned out en masse and served a dinner to the hungry thousands that would have satisfied an epicure.
Miss Edna Schell has returned to Gallatin.
Mrs. W. G. Black has returned from Gallatin.
Miss Eliza Hill has returned to her home in Sumner County.
May 7, 1894
Result of the Democratic Primaries Held Saturday:
Returns from the primaries throughout the county Saturday show the following nominations: County Court Clerk, Harris Brown; Circuit Court Clerk, J. A. Troutt; Sheriff, W. A. McGlothlin; Trustee, J. F. Hutchison; Register, J. F. Gardner. Following are the magistrates of the Gallatin district: J. W. Gilmere, W. H. Joyner, Lee Oldham, O. H. Gray, G. N. Guthrie. Constables are W. K. Walton and H. B. Lucus.
The case of E. B. Turpin, charged with the (torn paper) of Wm. C. Carter at Gallatin in Feb, 1892, was called in the Circuit Court Lebanon this afternoon. At the ___ Banner went to press it was not ___known whether the case would be ___or not, but the indications were that it would be taken up. The case has attracted wide-spread interest and has been tried ___ times.
May 9, 1894
A Floater Found
Body of an Unknown Man Found in a Mass of Debris
Will Smith, a colored farm hand, discovered the body of a man lodged in a drift between the old Hyde's Ferry and the new bridge yesterday afternoon. Deputy Coroner M. S. Combs was sent for soon after 4 o'clock and he made an investigation, but so far no conclusion has been arrived at as regards to the floater's identity.
The man was well dressed and appeared to be about 35 years old, and rather thickly set. Though very badly decomposed, it could be seen that he had heavy black or brown hair and a moustache, part of which was gone. He wore two coats, and the top one was buttoned tightly and close up to his neck. His features were no aid to identification.
A testament found in one of his pockets had no name in it and his only other possessions were some 38 caliber cartridges. This led to the belief that probably he had killed himself. A small hole was found in the side of his head, but probing showed that it did not penetrate the skull. A dead dog was found near the body and it was evident that both had been dead several weeks.
The verdict of the jury was to the effect that the man to them was unknown and that the cause and manner of his death were uncertain.
Wilson, Haynes & Dougherty, the county undertakers, took charge of the remains and removed them to the pest-house, where they will be buried today.
May 10, 1894
Clew Found At Last
Concerning the Floater Found at Hyde's Ferry Bridge
Indications That the Body was that of Rev. Nolan
Peculiar Circumstances Surrounding the Case
The publication of an item in the Banner yesterday concerning a sorrel mare left at Singer & Bennett's livery stable about three weeks ago was not only instrumental in restoring the animal to its owner, but it furnished a clew as to the identity of the drowned man found day before yesterday in driftwood near the Hyde's Ferry bridge.
On the night of April 18 a man rode in to the stable of Singer & Bennett, on North Cherry street, and put up his horse for the night. In response to the clerk's inquiry he gave his name as Nolan. He made some inquiries as to the time he could get into the stable the next morning, and the answer being satisfactory the man took his departure. Little attention was paid to the man's appearance, as hundreds enter the stable daily. The clerk remembers him as being medium-sized and probably weighing 140 pounds. He was nicely dressed and wore a moustache with a small goatee.
Time wore on and no one came to claim the mare and growing uneasy, Mr. Bennett yesterday reported the occurence to the station-house. Lieut. Curran asked a Banner reporter to make a note of it, and the item was published yesterday.
It seems that ex-Deputy Sheriff Wm. C. Cantrell, of Sumner County, had been in the city several days previous looking for a mare such as was described in the Banner. He visited nearly every stable in the city, but failed to go to Singer & Bennett's. The proprietor of one of the stables visited, noticed the Banner's article, and suspecting that the animal was the one wanted, he notified Cantrell of the fact. The latter came to Nashville this morning and clearly identified the mare.
He knew nothing of the finding of the drowned man, but the statements he made of the mare's disappearance undoubtedly convicts the two. The mare was loaned to Nolan, a young preacher from Smith County, on April 18, by a farmer named Ashworth, living near Gallatin, for the purpose of riding to Edgefield Junction, where he was to preach on that day. Nolan failed to return the next day, and nothing had ever been heard of him or the mare until the notice of the latter was seen in the paper. Nolan filled his engagement at Edgefield Junction, and it is presumed that he rode on into Nashville to spend the night.
The body found in the river fits Nolan's description in many respects. The man found wore a sandy moustache, with nearly one whole side pulled out, probably from coming in contact with the drift wood in which he was found. The corpse had no goatee, but it is probable that this too might have been rubbed off, as the body was badly decomposed. The finding of a testament in the dead man's clothing is another point in favor of the clew that the corpse is that of Nolan, as it is quite natural that a minister of the Gospel should carry one around with him.
Mrs. Sam Maxwell and little son George of Hazel street, have returned home from a visit to Mr. and Mrs. George Hill, of Sumner County.
Miss Kate Hill of Gallatin, is with South Nashville friends.
May 11, 1894
A Barn Burned and Six Horses Destroyed in Sumner County
Gallatin, Lightning did considerable damage in Sumner County last night. The most serious accident was a the farm of Dr. R. Nichols, whose barn was ignited by lightning and burned to the ground, together with its contents, including six head of horses and a large quantity of hay. The insurance was $1,000.
William Henry Johnson, the youngest son of Mr. Jacob Johnson, of Springfield,
was bitten and seriously injured Tuesday by a dog supposed to be mad, in
Springfield. The boy was on his way to school, when he was met by the
dog and thrown to the ground. His left arm and shoulder were lacerated by
the dog's teeth and several gashes were cut in the child's body. He
was stunned by the fall and it was some time before assistance was
Finally the dog was driven off and the child was carried to his father's home. On Wednesday he was brought here and taken to the residence of Mr. Alex Joseph, on Woodland street, where a mad-stone was applied to the wounds for several hours. The stone adhered to the wounds and the boy seemed to be greatly relieved. He was taken to his home in Springfield Wednesday night and was resting easy at last accounts.
May 12, 1894
Mr. H. C. Claiborne, Register of Macon County, Commits Suicide
Gallatin - Stage passengers from the up-river country bring news of the suicide yesterday of H. C. Claiborne at Lafayette. He was Register of Macon County and an excellent gentleman in every respect. He had been in bad health for many years and for several days had been unusually despondent over the condition of his health. He shot himself in the head with a revolver. Mr. Claiborne leaves a widow and three children, and an aged and blind father.
Mrs. H. H. Knapp has returned to Franklin, Ky., after a visit to relatives in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Meguiar, of Franklin, Ky., are visiting the family of Capt. C. S. Douglass.
Tuesday evening as Howard Female College a delightful entertainment as
given by the music pupils. It was in every way creditable to the teachers
and pupils. The programme was as follows:
Quartette - Misses Prudie Simpson, Kate Austin, Ruby Roach and Annie Carr.
Solo: Miss Nellie Ligon
Violin Solo: Miss Lena Lewis
Duet- Misses Bessie Hitchcock and Susie Staley,
Solo-Miss Kittie Jackson
Solo-Miss Alma Lackey
Violin solo-Miss Kate Anderson
Solo-Miss Maggie White
Duet-Misses Virgie Anderson and Meta Johnson
Solo-Miss Kate Stewart
Solo-Miss Mary Johnson
Duet-Misses Annie Jones and Laura Chenault
Solo-Miss Mattie Martin
The final meeting of the Young Ladies' Matinee Whist Club was held Wednesday afternoon at the residence of Mrs. S. E. Lane on South Water street. The club was handsomely entertained by Miss Edna Allison. Miss Grace Franklin and Misses Annie and Minnie Brown tied for the first prize. Mrs. John W. Head was the winner of the booby prize. Elegant refreshments were served at the conclusion of the games. The members in attendance were, Misses Claribel Turner, Lucy Prince, Annie Brown, Grace Franklin, Sarah Foster, Maria Reid, Jane Vinson, Florida Franklin, Minnie Brown, Etta Lewis, Lizzie Lewis, Montrey Barnes and Mrs. John W. Head.
Mrs. Erskine Turner entertained a few friends Wednesday evening, complimentary to her guests, Misses Bessie Gee and Jennie Kliser of Madison Station.
Justice O. H. Foster was summoned early Thursday morning to the Sindle House to officiate at the marriage of Mr. Wm. Lively and Miss Amelia Smith, who had escaped the watchful eyes of their parents in Warren County, Ky., and come to Gallatin to be made one. After the ceremony the newly wedded pair took the north-bound passenger train for Kentucky.
Miss Kate Hill, of Gallatin, is visiting friends in the city.
Miss Maria Guild is the guest of Miss Frances Reid in Gallatin.
May 19, 1894
(fold in paper, first name appears to start with F?sa) Hesson, a white girl of 14 years of age, who claims to have come from Franklin, Ky., applied to police headquarters yesterday afternoon, asking assistance in securing a home. She said she was an orphan and had no relatives or friends to whom she could apply.
Death of Walter Guild
Mayor Guild was called to Gallatin today the death of his nephew, Walter Guild, the 15 year old son of the late Mr. Walter Guild.
May 21. 1894
Misses Gertie Fussell and Lizzie Lee Youree, of Gallatin, are visiting Mrs. Geo. Nelson, in Neeley's Bend.
Gallatin Society News:
The Jolly Club was elegantly entertained by Miss Mabel Franklin at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Franklin, on East Main street, Monday evening. The evening was spent in playing several new and interesting games. Miss Florida Franklin received a beautiful rose jar given as a prize by Miss Franklin. Refreshments were served during the evening. Those present were Misses Grace Franklin, Kate Anderson, Florida Franklin, Kate Buchanan, Mason French, Lua King and Ella Miller; Messrs. Robert Miller, Allen House, Edgar Read, Walter Anderson, Will Hale, Julius Schell, John Foster, Will Hill, James Eemyas, Charles Rogan and Harry Fidler.
Wednesday evening last the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Smith on East Main street was the scene of much enjoyment. The occasion was an entertainment given by them to their young friends in honor of their guest, Mr. Donald McKay, of Louisville. Dancing was indulged in till 12 o'clock. At the usual hour refreshments were served. Among those who attended were: Misses Willie Foster, Margaret Gosnell, Kate Seay, Lina Belle Lewis Bessie Dismukes, Anna Walton, Louise Peyton, Kate Buchanan and Lua King; Messrs. Dero Seay, Martin Dismukes, Garwood Schleuter, Henry Collier, James Allison, James Mulligan, Charles Rogan, Donald McKay, Elmore Smith, Nelle Smith and Mrs. E. O. Buchanan.
The South Gallatin Glee Club was handsomely entertained Wednesday evening by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lanier at their residence on Winchester street. Music was rendered upon the mandolin, harp and guitar by Messrs. Surbar, Estes, and Lanier, and the evening was pleasantly spent. Those present were: Misses McIntyre, Heermans, Kitty Jackson, Dell Bruce, Vena Rascoe, Willie Owen and Rebecca Majors; Messrs. W. H. Surbar, Robert Estes and Sewell Chenault; Mr. and Mrs. John Bryant.
A part of the boarding family of Howard Female College, accompanied by President Burney, two of the faculty, Misses Orr and Simpson, and Mr. D. K. Spillers, started early Wednesday morning for the Hermitage and Soldiers' Home on a Mayday excursion. The programme was for entertainment and amusement, and the trip was one of much pleasure. The party arrived at the Hermitage at 12 O'clock. During the day they visited the Soldiers' Home. Capt. Smithson received the visitors, and President Burney made a few timely remarks, introducing the young ladies as daughters of the South who had come to honor the patriots of the Volunteer State. Recitations were given by Miss Sallie Holder, Miss Smith, of Sparta, and Miss Chenault, of Texas. The recitations were preceded and followed by the singing of "Dixie," The Bonnie Blue Flag" and other songs. In response Lieut. Williford recited two very beautiful poems. The comrades expressed themselves delighted with the visit. The young ladies composing the party were Miss Anna Bronaugh of Arkansas, Misses Holder, Anderson, McCormick and Smith of Sparta, Miss Smith of Hartsville, Misses Ligon, kerr, Brady, Staley, Kidd, Jones, Carr, Johnson, Thompson, McGee and Sweeney, Tennessee; Misses Johnson and Vaughn of Kentucky; Misses Roach, Jennie Austin, kathe Austin, Sallie Colcote, Essie Calcote, Blanche Flannaghan and Harrington, of Mississippi; Misses Kouns and Chenault of Texas; Misses Humble, Morris and Murphy. of Alabama.
A number of young ladies and gentlemen of this city took advantage of the beautiful night Thursday and visited Castalian Springs. Quite a pleasant evening was spent and the party returned to town about 11 p. m. The party was composed of W. L. Baker and Miss Ella Lewis, ___ and Miss Annie Brown, W. T. Peyton and Miss Pearl Haynes, C. C. Douglass and Miss Kate Haynes, W. Y. Allen and Miss Maria Reid, R. L. Malone and Miss Sallie Foster.
Miss Claribel Turner has returned home from a visit to friends in Nashville.
Miss Mai Robertson is the guest of Miss Vallie Enloe.
W. H. Surber and Allen House visited friends in Lebanon this week.
Sam Nickleson and family, of Mississippi, are here on visit to relatives.
Mrs. Mary Pepper, of Springfield, is the guest of Mrs. Elizabeth Boyers.
Misses Ellie Barr and Rachel McAlister were in Nashville Thursday.
J. T. Reddick, Esq., has gone to Paducah, Ky., on a visit to his son.
Miss Sallie Gaines, of Bowling Green, Ky., is visiting the friends of teh family of T. H. King.
Wooten Townsend, of Schochoh, Ky., is visiting the family of his uncle, W. B. Wooten.
Mrs. Walter Rainey has returned to her home in Nashville, after a visit to relatives in this city.
Williard Blue came over from Lebanon Monday to see his parents.
George T. House and family left this week on a visit to relatives in Anniston, Ala.
Mrs. Laura Davies has returned to her home in Louisville after a visit to Mrs. Nellie Head, near this city.
Misses McIntyre and Heermans. of Mitchellville, are the guests of Mrs. William Ellis of Winchester street.
Sam WAtson, who has been living for the past eight months in Lexington, Ky., is here on a visit to his mother.
Mrs. T. H. King and son, Thomas King, left Monday on a visit to the family of C. L. Peacock. in in Chattanooga.
E. Wallace, after an absence of fifteen years in Waxahatchie, Tex., is here on a visit to relatives.
Misses Louise Allen and Kate Trousdale accompanied the river excursionists on their return to Nashville Tuesday.
Joseph Williams, who was en route from New York to his home in Paris, Tex., spent the week with the family of T. J. Henley, in this city.
Mrs. N. B. Hill, after a visit to relative in this city, has returned to her home in Bowling Green, Ky., accompanied by her sister, Miss Elma Mulligan.
J. C. Lucas, of Nashville, visited relatives here this week.
Miss Lizzie Walker is on a visit to relatives in Mississippi.
C. Levy and wife were in Nashville this week.
Mrs. Ada Bryant, of Tampa, Fla., is visiting her mother, Mrs. Martha Rascoe, near here.
May 26, 1894
News From Gallatin:
Marriage of J. A. Morris and Miss Lizzie V. McFerran
Mr. J. A. Morris and Miss Lizzie V. McFerran came to this city on the 22d inst. and were united in marriage while sitting in a buggy, 'Squire G. N. Guthrie performing the ceremony. The happy couple at once left for South Tunnel where Mr. Morris is telegraph operator.
An impromptu dance was given at Rodemer's Hall Thursday night by a number of young men. Music was furnished by De Fuqua'[s string band, and an enjoyable evening was had. Refreshments were served. Those present were: Misses Sallie Foster, Jennie Vinson, Lizzie Lewis, Mary Bugg Peyton, Edna Allison, Etta Lewis, Montrey Barnes, Margaret Gosnell;; Messrs. Tom Anderson, Ernest House, Julius Schell, John Carter, Jim Hill, Jim Allison, Will Peyton, John Foster, Claire Douglass, Dero Seay and Harry Fidler.
Miss Pearl Spillers is visiting friends in Nashville.
Mrs. Thomas S. Vinson is visiting relatives in Nashville.
Miss Lucy Prince is visiting relatives in Hopkinsville, Ky.
Willard Blue, of Lebanon, is visiting his parents here this week.
Attorney-General H. C. Carter, of Waverly, was in the city this week.
Miss Claribel Turner has returned from a visit to friends in Nashville.
Miss Montrey Barnes has returned from a visit to friends in Nashville.
Miss Edna Allison has returned from a visit to friends in Franklin, Ky.
Miss Rachel McAlister has returned to her home in Nashville after a visit to Miss Ellie Barr.
Misses Mary and Jenny Bass and Miss O'bryan, of Nashville, are the guests of Mrs. J. A. Trousdale.
Countess Eugenie Bertinatti left last Tuesday for her home in Italy.
Mrs. T. H. King and son, Thos. King, have returned from a week's visit to C. L. Peacock and family in Chattanooga.
Tom Epperson, of Nashville, was in the city this week.
Hon. A. B. Newson, of Hartsville, visited friends here this week.
Mrs. Sarah Lytle, accompanied by Mrs. King, of Monongahela, Pa. is visiting her daughter, Mrs. F. F. Pierce, near this city.
Mrs. C. R. Head and daughter, of Chattanooga, were in Gallatin Wednesday en route to Dixon Springs, on a visit to relatives.
Miss Helen Minor, of Boscobel College, spent Sunday with Miss Goodloe, at Howard Female College.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Guild, of Louisville, are the guests of Mrs. Bettie Guild.
Miss Sallie McClure, of Nashville, is the guest of Miss Readie Hale, near this city.
Miss Mattie Witherspoon has returned from an extended visit to relatives in Florida.
Misses Lula Snow and Mollie McLaren went to Nashville Wednesday and joined a boat excursion for Evansville, Ind.