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News From Over The Community

Mrs. B. S. Bloom left Saturday for a shopping trip to Chicago.

The Jack Parkes have moved into their recently purchased home on Stinson Drive.

Following the Freshman dance at Peabody Saturday night, Vic Bernal will be host at an informal party at his home on Elm Hill Road. Approximately 30 guests are expected.

Mrs. T. L. Brandon entertained at a bridge luncheon Monday at her home on Bluefield Avenue. Guests included Mrs. Earl Bouilly, Mrs. Charles Evans, Mrs. George Davis, Mrs. Floyd Oliver, and Mrs. E. S. Buchanan.

Mr. and Mrs. "Dick" Pullum, of Old Hickory, have a little daughter, Kathy Laraine, born at Madison Sanitarium Febuary 7. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Pullum on Fairway Drive are the "proud grandparents."

Mrs. Jack Steele is convalescing at her home "Hedgehaven" on Williams Ferry Road after a major operation and a two-week stay in St. Thomas Hospital. Her son, L. Wayne Steele, S2/c, of Pensacola, Florida, received a 13-day emergency leave to be with her.

Mrs. O. J. Hazard, of Nashville, Mrs. Vic Walsh, Mrs. Tom Brandon and Mrs. E. R. Sanders, Jr., were guests at bridge luncheon Friday at the home of Mrs. R. E. Slaughter on Cumberland Circle.

Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Adsmond, of Bryan, Ohio, who have been vacationing in Cuba and Florida the past two months, stopped en route home to spend a few days last week with his brother, the W. G. Adsmonds on Cumberland Circle.

Miss Mary Criswell will be in a fashion parade of spring models this afternoon (Thursday) at Harvey's.


Miss Imogene Wray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Wray of Nashville, became the bride of Edwin Brown Cunningham, of Donelson and Nashville, in a ceremony at Hobson Methodist Church on february 28. The Rev. Woodward Adams, pastor of the church, read the marriage vows at 8:00 p.m. in the presence of a limited guest company....


Mrs. Carl Fry entertained at three tables of bridge Monday evening at her home on Bluefield Avenue. Arrangements of yellow forsythia, ble Dutch Iris and acacia were used to decorate the house. Guest list included Mrs. Frank Smith, Mrs. George Barnett, Mrs. Robert Steele, Mrs. Houston Gillespie, Mrs. Lewis Robertson, Mrs. Gordon Pierce, Miss Lucille Smith, Mrs. Edward Kirkpatrick, Mrs. A. L. Griggs, Mrs. Harry Ward, and Mrs. Blanche Dunnaway, of Lebanon. Five prizes were awarded.

Baker's Grove

Phone News to 273-J3

W. L. Smotherman received news of the death of his nephew, Clifford Smotherman, in Dayton, Ohio, in a plane crash last Friday.

Brown's Creek

Mrs. R. C. Stewart, Correspondent
Call news to 5-0297

Harold Rehord, USMC, who received a 6-day emergency leave due to the death of his grandfather, has returned to Puerto Rico where he will be on maneuvers for a month. He expects to then be stationed at Oak Grove, Newport, North Carolina.

Una News

Mrs. E. H. Duke,
Phone News to 6-3227

  • Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Vulcano -- the people with the beautiful pottery in their front lawn -- have moved back to their home on Murfreesboro Road. The neighbors are giving them a hearty welcome.
  • Eighty-five children were absent from Una School Monday on account of colds and "flu" -- quite an epidemic!
  • Mrs. Alfred Andrews made a number of pupils happy Tuesday by taking them to Children's Theatre to see "The Snow Maiden." Those who enjoyed the event were Nancy Vulcano, Neal Andrews and Clara Jean Gardner. Others who usually attend with Mrs. Andrews are George Brandon and Elvin Woodruff, Jr., who were both ill.

Central Pike

Mrs. Bennie Bright
Phone News to 58Y

  • Mrs. Wayne Hammock spent Friday in Lebanon and took the test for a driver's license. She's pretty good, we hear.
  • Lewis Jones and Bessie Alexander were married one day last week. We wish them a long and happy life with much success.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Hoace Garrett are the proud parents of a baby girl named "Teresa Howard."

Dodson Chapel

Phone News to Mrs. A. D. Jackson

  • A brush party, attended by several people, was given last Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Oscar Jackson.
  • Mrs. Betty Knell, of Tampa, Florida, was the honor guest in a dinner at the home of her sister, Mrs. Andrew Jackson, Sunday. Those attending included Mrs. Carrie Miles, Mrs. Edd Anderson, Mrs. Horace Stephens, Jimmy Irey, Jr., Dona Gale and Eugene Halbert, all of Nashville.


Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm McGowan welcome the arrival of a baby boy.



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