Saturday, July 10, 1915
The big coast liner being constructed by the Ocean Steamship Co. will be named “City of Chattanooga” due to the efforts of local businessmen. G.H. Evans received an official letter Friday from the steamship company.
Mrs. Matt Carter and Miss Nell McNabb will leave today for Nashville to visit Miss Bell MacDonald and later they will go to Lebanon for a visit.
Sunday, July 11
Miss Lena Barton of Johnson City will arrive today to visit Mrs. George Graeme on Walden’s Ridge.
Miss Elise Chapin will be the guest of Miss Rosaline Ewing on Lookout Mountain for several days.
Traffic officers find that the people in Chattanooga are “mulish” when at traffic corners and resent being warned they risk being run over by autos. Officers are staying on the job anyway when pedestrians look daggers at them.
Monday, July 12
The 49th Encampment to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the close of hostilities find only two Corps Commanders of the Civil War survive. Col. L.T. Dickinson is one, and it has been suggested that a joint reunion of the GAR and UCV meet here in 1920.
Eight brick school buildings totaling $170,000 are under construction in Hamilton County. The Board of Education passed a resolution to build nine more.
Misses Fannie and Willie Caulkins have returned from a visit in Greenville, Tenn., and Tryon, N.C.
Tuesday, July 13
Mrs. D.S. Anderson and Miss Eleanor Anderson of Birmingham, Ala., are the guests of Judge and Mrs. Lewis Shepherd at Altamede Farm.
Miss Polly Rice and Miss Edith Wiggs are spending some time at Pine Lodge.
The McCallie Alumni will have a banquet tonight at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. Officers are Tom Landress, president; Eugene Bryan, vice president; Leopold Chambliss, secretary; and Carl Gibbs Smith, treasurer. Dr. J.W. Bachman will give the invocation and Dr. Ira Boswell will be toastmaster.
Wednesday, July 14
The Real Estate Exchange is busy trying to promote a $400,000 seven-story building on the Northeast corner of Georgia Avenue and Ninth Street, the present site of Sharp’s Livery Stable. The Volunteer State Life Insurance Co. represented by Commodore A.L. Key propose to build the home office there.
J.J. Mahoney, Dr. W.T. Hope and Frank L. Underwood were appointed Tuesday to succeed themselves as trustees on the Chattanooga Library Board. Mayor Jesse M. Littleton made the appointments.
Mr. and Mrs. T.H. Wagner have returned from a stay at Rhea Springs.
Thursday, July 15
The first shovel of dirt will be turned today for the new Dixie Highway by the former speaker of the national House, Uncle Joe Cannon (Joseph G. Cannon). Delegations will attend from surrounding states.
Dr. German P. Haymore and Miss Beth Mason were married Wednesday by Dr. E.A. Elmore in his study at the Second Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Haymore is the daughter of Mrs. Beth C. Stoops.
Miss Anna Martin honored Miss Henrietta Scranton with a bridge luncheon at Lookout Mountain Club. Eight guests were invited.
Friday, July 16
Miss Katherine Myers Simmons and Charles Dana McKinney were married Thursday in the study of the First Presbyterian Church by Dr. J.W. Bachman. Mrs. McKinney is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Simmons of St. Elmo.
Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Maclellan have gone to North Carolina. Mr. Thomas Maclellan and Miss Dora Maclellan are occupying their cottage on Lookout Mountain during their absence.