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Front Page - Friday, December 5, 2014


What was going on in Chattanooga in 1914?

Saturday, December 5, 1914

Approximately 500 guests, gowned in costumes of the Old South, filled the spacious ballroom and mezzanine of Hotel Patten last night at the Cotton Ball. The ball was sponsored by the Gen. A.P. Stewart Chapter, UDC. The king and queen of the ball, revealed after much fanfare, were J. T. Lupton and Mrs. T.R. Preston. The ball was one of the most brilliant social affairs of the city in many years.

Misses Elizabeth Dineen and Margaret Eiseman appeared in a delightful program, “The Soldiers Dream,” for members of the St. Cecelia Society and faculty of Notre Dame Friday afternoon.

Mrs. S.J. Trotter and Miss Lily Trotter of Dalton will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. T.O. Trotter for Christmas.

Miss Olive Clark returned yesterday from a week’s stay with Mrs. Overton Thompson on Missionary Ridge.

Sunday, Dec. 6

Arthur Hammerstein has rounded out a fine trio with “High Jinks,” booked at the Bijou Theater next Thursday. Maude Adams will appear in J.M. Barrie’s new comedy, “The Legend of Leonorea,” Dec. 17 at the Bijou.

Mrs. Willard Steele and little son will go to Lebanon to spend Christmas with her father, Dr. Hinds.

Misses Margaret Davenport and Mary Bertha Allison will come from Sweetbriar on the 19th for the holidays.

Howard Barr, Edwin Chapin, Robert Purse, and John C. Campbell will return the 17th from the University of Pennsylvania for the Christmas holidays.

Monday, Dec. 7

Mrs. Roy Crumbliss is in Knoxville visiting her father until after Christmas.

Miss Beulah May of Sweetwater is the guest of Mrs. Joseph Rowan in Highland Park.

Miss Louise Bradford will come from Martha Washington College on the 17th to spend Christmas holidays at home. She will be accompanied by Misses Mary Etta Cavett of Jackson, Miss., and Mamie Brasenell of Rocky Mount, N.C.

Tuesday, Dec. 8

Leopold Chambliss, Robert Jones, and Lavens Thomas will return the 24th for the holidays from Davidson College.

Mrs. Heath of Charlotte, N.C. has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. Walter C. Johnson. Mrs. Heath is the Regent of the Charlotte DAR.

Modern dances will hold sway at the Cotton Ball, to be given by the Girls Auxiliary of Pro Re Bona at the Read House Dec. 20. The committee is composed of Miss Bonnie Gilbert, chairman; Miss Regina Frawley; Mrs. Charley Thompson; Mrs. Locke Holt; Miss Bertie Wenning; and Mrs. Charles Hall.

Wednesday, Dec. 9

The New Thought Club will meet today at 3 p.m. in the Court House. Mrs. Emma Bell Miles will give an address on “The Influence of Suggestion on Children.”

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Erwin will go to Athens, Ga., to spend the Christmas holidays with their daughter, Mrs. Julius Young Talmadge.

Mr. and Mrs. C.W.K. Meacham and baby will spend the Christmas season in Franklin.

Thursday, Dec. 10

Miss Sara Ruth Frazier entertained yesterday with a brilliant afternoon tea for the unmarried contingent. The affair honored her two guests, Misses Sara and Cora Vaughan of Franklin, Va. Debutantes in the receiving line were Misses Elise Chapin, Louise Llewellyn, Annie Grady, Bessie Lodor, Mildred White, and Elizabeth Sharp. Others receiving were Misses Patty Martin, Margaret Estes Dorothea Snodgrass, Maude Whiteside, Florence Clift, Gertrude Oehmig, Helen Kline, Jessal Holtzclaw, Elizabeth Thatcher, Juliet McClatchey, and Louise Van Dyke.

Miss Ernestine Noa was elected president yesterday of the Chattanooga Equal Suffrage Association. Other officers elected were Mrs. G.F. Milton, first vice president; Mrs. A.E. Woodworth, second vice president; Mrs. Herman Renner, recording secretary; Mrs. Corrine Harris Pyron, corresponding secretary; Mrs. J.W. Hughes, treasurer; and Mrs. C.W. Pentecost, auditor. The advisory board elected: Mrs Frances Fort Brown, Mrs. C.D. Richmond, Mrs. D.P. Montague, Mrs. T.H. McCallie and Miss Margaret Ervin.

Friday, Dec. 11

President O.B. Andrews of the Chattanooga Ball Club left last night for Chicago on a double mission. One, to see some of his chickens win prizes in the Chicago Poultry Show; and two, to confer with Harry McCormick, manager of the Chattanooga Southern League, who will go to Chicago from New York. The two moguls will confer on the contract problems of the club.

How many East Tennesseans know that Tom Mix, great Western movie star, was formerly a deputy sheriff at South Pittsburgh and a frequent visitor in Chattanooga?

Mrs. M.C. Ewing and daughters will spend the Christmas holidays in Poughkeepsie. Miss Rosalind Ewing is in school in Philadelphia and will join her mother.

Mrs. W.M. Imbrie and children of Mount Clair, N.J., have come to join Mr. Imbrie here, and are with Mr. and Mrs. Euclid Waterhouse on Missionary Ridge.