Cochrane Plane Breaks Coast-to-Coast Record
Keep your eyes on Glendale, the garden spot of West Florida. The new railroad, the DeFuniak & Northern, is about complete, and especially low rates are in effect. For further information see W. L. Cawthon or A. L. Beach, at DeFuniak, or D. E. Murphy, at Glendale.
Mrs. E. W. Thorpe was the first woman in Walton county to register for voting under the constitutional amendment which gave woman the power to vote. Mrs. R. Buchanan, Mrs. J. C. Prescott, Mrs. H. Thornber, Mrs. Anna Vinson and Mrs. Geo. Ward followed in that order, and Miss Bessie Tervin was the first single lady to register.
At a special election held for that purpose, the new county of Okaloosa was created from portions of Walton and Santa Rosa counties, Walton county voting four to one, and Santa Rosa two to one, for the division.
If Bob Sellars at the “Big Store” sells you salt for sugar, don’t think he’s crazy: It’s twins—a boy and a girl.
Born – to Mr. and Mrs. Burruss Cawthon, a charming little daughter. All are doing well.
Mrs. W. W. Clark and son, William, were killed in their car by a logging train on the outskirts of Milton. Mrs. Clark was a sister of the late Judge T. F. West of Milton, and her sister was the wife of Luther Fisher of Milton, a brother of M. N. Fisher of this place.
Rev Pitt Mercer Scott Sr, 69 died Friday Feb 15, he was born in Washington Co. Florida. Services were held Sandy Creek church Sunday . Surviving are his wife, former Celia Jane Wilkes, 2 sons, Pitt Jr, & Clark Scott, 2 daughters, Mrs T D Sutton & Mrs J W Alfson.
[Contributed by Lois Danley and Sharon Watson]
[The following sayings were taken from an advertisement placed by One Cash Price House on the McCaskill Block on Baldwin Avenue in DeFuniak Springs.]
“Trade here and get your money’s worth and then some.”
” A penny saved is a penny earned. It’s old, but it’s gospel truth.”
“There’s plenty of room at the top, but the elevator is not running today.”
“When you reach the top of the ladder–yell for more ladder.”
[Contributed by Michael Strickland]