The DeFuniak Herald – February 12, 1914 – General news

Contributed by Emily Petroskey

 

GENERAL NEWS AND OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Local News Items (1)

  • Wanted to Rent – an oil stove ,address Look Box
  • Mr. & Mr. Cawthon entertained friends from the Thomas Industrial School at their home last Tuesday evening
  • Mr. Lola Work entertained friends at her home last Friday evening in honor of her guests, Misses Ida and Ethel Bludworth and Thelma Bauler, who were spending the weekend with her.
  • Mr. Ward of Union was in town last Thursday visiting his daughter, Mr. Anna Word
  • Mr. D.H. King, who has been visiting he rparents, Mr. & Mr. Joe Sawyer at Clintonville, AL is expected home in a few days
  • Mr. Dave McQuarrie of Roberts arrived last Saturday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mr. Buchanan
  • W.H. Daniels of Chipley visited relatives in DeFuniak Thursday
  • S.S. Kelly, of Portland, visited friends in town last Thursday
  • The editor thanks Prof. D.N. Trotman, county superintendent of education, for sending home-made sausages.
  • Dr. T.H. Hagerty and wife, of St. Louis, Mo. Is stopping in town for some weeks to enjoy DeFuniak, they are homing with Mr. Manning
  • Mr. Infinger Jr. of Bruce was in town on business Thursday
  • Apportionment of Funds (3)
    • Made under Section 24, Chapter 4322 Laws of Florida 1895 shoing the amount of taxes charged to the Tax Collector of Walton County, Florida to be collected for the years of 1911, 1912, and 1913

Knox Hill Locals (1)

  • Dr. C.B. McKinnon, of DeFuniak, passed through en route to Red Bay
  • Gordon McDonald and Ed Brown of Ponce de Leon visited friends here Sunday
  • Mr. J.G. Ward, of Bruce, is spending some time with relatives here
  • J.W. Floyd transacted business in Ponce de Leon Saturday
  • Messrs John A. Ray and Angus Gillis spent Saturday night and Sunday week with relatives in DeFuniak
  • Henry Edgars and brother, Jim, of Ponce de Leon, visited friends in town Saturday
  • Mr. Sutton of DeFuniak was here on business last Wednesday
  • Mr. Nora Gomillion, who is attending school at Ponce de Leon, is home for a few days
  • Mr. John Allison Gillis, of Palmer College, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. & Mr. J.N. Gillis
  • M.P. Rushing and J.A. Ray were among the Knox Hill people that attended services at Beach Grove Sunday
  • General Spencer of DeFuniak visited Sunday
  • Friday’s storms didn’t do much damage, except to the roads that recently had been worked on
  • Mr. Ida V. Ray of DeFuniak spent Sunday with home folks here
  • M.W. Gillis of Palmer College visited his parents Mr. & Mr. Norman Gillis here Saturday and Sunday
  • John. Grice of Red Bay was a business caller here the week before last
  • Mr. Perry Henderson arrived here Wednesday with his parents.
  • Hon W.C. McLean was in DeFuniak last week on legal business
  • Mr. Sam McBroom returned to his home in DeFuniak Saturday
  • Mr. Arch Harrell didn’t deliver mail Friday because of the storm. S.P. McDonald carried him around the route in a car Saturday
  • Harvey Henderson spent the weekend with is wife and mother in DeFuniak
  • Lancelot Hughes of Ponce de Leon passed through Tuesday
  • Mr. Mary Gomillion is home from Mossy Head for a few days to visit with relatives
  • Mr. Dean was in Ponce de Leon on business Saturday
  • Mr. W.C. McLean has been sick with a cold for the past week.
  • Mr. Beard of DeFuniak was interviewing our merchants Tuesday
  • Don’t forget to come to preaching Saturday night and Sunday

Locals (1)

  • Mr. & Mr. McCaoley of Michigan came back to DeFuniak after visiting several town seast of here.  They said they found no town they liked so well as DeFuniak
  • Mr. A.B. Campbell was called to Crestview to her ill grandchild, who is much better now
  • The B.Y.P.U. held a social meeting at Mr. Morgan’s Tuesday night.  This was enjoyed very much, as is everything we have at “Aunt Chloe’s”
  • Mr. Mary Lou Cawthon entertained a number of friends Tuesday evening in honor of her sister, Mr. Hope Cawthon
  • Mr. and Mr. Gillis have moved to the bungalow on the circle that belonged to Mr. Gillis Douglas
  • Mr. & Mr. Hope Cawthon of Florala are visiting Mr. Cawthon’s mother
  • Mr. and Mr. Plowden of Pensacola expect to make their future home here, and are now stopping at Mr. McDonald’s
  • Mr. Mary G. Douglas of Argyle attended the oyster supper given Saturday night in McCaskill Hall
  • Mr. Ada Campbell spent the week with home folks, she is teaching at Campbells
  • Mr. Norman Morrison bought out Dan McDonald’s mercantile business and is now doing business in McDonald’s old stand
  • Opposite Boy’s Dormitory, Mr. McDonald is living in Mr. Anderson’s former home

Locals Continued on Page 3

  • Mr. Justine DeUraelen, of Chicago, will arrive today to spend a week or two the guests of Mr. & Mr. Gen, F. Palmer, she will visit Jacksonville and other South Florida Cities
  • Mr. E.P. Mader has returned from Freeport, where he has been for the past three weeks.

Red Bay (4)

  • J.R. Beard, of DeFuniak, was in town yesterday.
  • Miss. Nan McKenzie, who has been visiting Mr. N. McLeod, returned to his home in DeFuniak Monday
  • Miss. Mary Ellen and Cora Lee Chamberlain visited their brothers at Tiago last week
  • Mr. Mack Walton, of Thompson, GA, is in town with friends
  • The young people who are arranging to entertain in the churches Friday night are working up enthusiasm and that means success.  (illegible) McLeod and Brawn have charge of the entertainment.

Notices/Announcements

  • Announcements (1)
    • L.H. Cawthon announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • Miles Warren announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • J.E. Wooten announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • Samuel J. McCall announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • J.A. Richbourg announces candidacy for County Commissioner of the Fourth District of Walton County
    • A.W. Powell announces candidacy for County Commissioner of the Fourth District of Walton County
    • Jas. L. Clary announces candidacy for Tax Collector of Walton County
    • Herman Bludworth announces candidacy for re-election to the office of County Commissioner of the First District of Walton County
    • Notice of Special Tax School District Election, Argyle, FL March 7, 1914 (1)
      • There will be an election held at the the school of Argyle, FL on March 7 to decide whether the area described will be used to create a special tax district for the school
      • Notice In Circuit Court of Walton County First Judicial Circuit of Florida (2)
        • T.M. McConnell vs. J.A. Myers Company, a corporation
        • Corporation is required to appear on or before the rule day in April, 1914
        • Chas. H. Gordon, Clerk Circuit Court
        • D. Stuart Gillis, Solicitor for Plaintiff
      • Notice (2)
        • Mary J. King, Administratrix of the Estate of W.M. King, deceased, will apply for final discharge from administratrix duties on January 15th at the offices of the Hon. W.E. Parish, County Judge of Walton County
      • Notice for the Application for tax deed under Section 8 of Chapter 4888, Laws of Florida (2)
        • L.F. Campbell, purchaser of tax certificate
        • Witnessed by Chas. H. Gordon, Clerk Circuit Court Walton County, FL
      • Call for Special School Tax District at Dorcas, FL (2)
        • Election will be held at Dorcas to decide whether or not to create a special school tax district
        • J.M. Mirler, T.A. McCallum, Wilkes Powell, Managers
        • Done by order of the Board of Public Instruction, J.E. Bowers, Chairman, Dan. Tratman, Secretary
      • Petition to the Honorable School Board of Walton County (2)
        • Taxpayers are calling for the creation of a sub-school district, the Argyle Sub School District
        • Signed by TS Merritt, CK Anderson, DW Vaughn, CM Bishop, JF Bishop, MG Whitton, WD McLean, JD Nobles, JR Crenshaw, Henry Casty,, Hermon Bludworth
        • By order of the Board of Public Instruction, Walton County, D.N. Trotman
      • Notice of Attachment (3)
        • In Court of Justice of Peace, State of Florida, Walton County, Eleventh District
        • J.E. McCall, Plantiff vs. H.M Woodard, Defendant
        • Woodard is notified that a Writ of Attachment has been issued against him and his property  attached to satisfy the demands of the plantiff, and he must appear before a Justice of the Peace
      • Notice of Sheriff’s Sale (3)
        • J.M. Bell, Sheriff
        • Sections of real estate for sale due to a court case involving Star Cooperate, B. Boothe, C.D. Powell and R.A. Bell
        • Terms of sale cash, deeds at cost of purchase
      • Notice of Publication (3)
        • John W. Barnett, guardian of the estate of Rudolph Barnett, Mabel Barnett and Gertrude Barnett, minor children of the late Ada Barnett, will apply to Hon. W.E. Parish, County Judge of Walton County, for leave to sell at a private sale sections of real estate in the interest of the minor children
        • D. Stuart Gillis, Guardian’s attorney
      • Special Master’s Sale (3)
        • Real Estate auction will be held on March 2, 1914 as a result of the case between J.W. Wilkerson, complainant, and S.F. and Amanda Rice, respondents
        • D. Stuart Gillis, Special Master in Chancery, will conduct the auction

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