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The Breeze – March 23, 1911 – Page 3

Turpentine went to a dollar a gallon last week and the operators have had to have their ears moved up to make room for their smiles.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 23, 1911 – Page 1

Postmaster B. P. Edge, of Boggy, no we must not say Boggy any more as it is now Niceville, brought his family up Saturday to enjoy the day. He says that the reason for the change in the name was that the place had out grown the old one and one more euphonious was needed.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 23, 1911 – Page 1

Ex-Governor Bloxham, Florida’s grand old man died in Tallahassee last week. No man in the state had more personal or political friends, and his loss will be sincerely mourned from Cape Canaveral to the Perdido.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 23, 1911 – Page 1

John Strickland and family passed through here [Santa Rosa] on their way Pt. Washington to visit relatives at that place.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 23, 1911 – Page 1

Born: to Mrs. and Mrs. Sam N. Cox, a fine baby boy. Mother and babe doing well.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 16, 1911 – Page 5

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Gordon are the happy and proud parents of a bouncing baby boy who arrived last Thursday morning [March 9, 1911].

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 16, 1911 – Page 5

There are at present about 30 automobiles in this town, which is going some on that route.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 16, 1911 – Page 4

Mrs. M. C. Pittman, nee, Miss [illegible] Douglass, a cousin of Mrs. Jas. A. McLean and Gillis Douglass died in Milton Saturday from strychnine poisoning, and her husband narrowly escaped death from the same cause. It is not known how the drug came to be taken, and there is a certain amount of mystery surrounding the whole affair. No inquest was [conducted,] the body being taken to Westville for burial.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 16, 1911 – Page 1

K. K. Rushing will lecture at the Beach Grove school house next Friday night. Everybody cordially invited to attend.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – March 16, 1911 – Page 1

A. J. Ward attended a dance at Ebro Friday night taking Miss Victoria Strickland with him. They report a fine time.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

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