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The Breeze – June 30, 1910 – Page 6

A Swimming Record

Not long ago a tramp beat all know records by swimming twenty-seven miles in thirty minutes. The feat was not undertaken voluntarily. The hobo merely tried to steal a ride from St. Louis to Chicago on the rear of a locomotive tender. When the train started he fell over backward through the open manhole into the water tank. The noise of the train drowned his cries for help, and he was obliged to swim until the first stop was reached, at alton. When taken out he was nearly dead, but the engineer was so unfeeling as to call his attention to the fact that the water was only four feet deep and he might have stood up. The conductor, equally unfeeling, asked him for his ticket, but the hobo replied that he had not come by rail, but by water.
—Exchange.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 30, 1910 – Page 5

A wedding of interest to DeFuniak people from the wide acquaintance and many friends the bride has here, was that of Miss Hattie Stubbs and John Morris at Freeport last Wednesday evening at the home of the bride’s mother, Rev. Mr. Clayton officiating.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 30, 1910 – Page 4

Resolutions of Respect

Whereas, the all-wise Creator has seen fit to remove from this vale of sorrow to her eternal home, the beloved wife of our brother A. L. Beach.

And, whereas, we knowing the christian character of Mrs. Beach, her kindly spirit, broad charity to all and her wifely devotion to her husband, we feel that our fraternal sympathy should be extended to those suffering this bereavement.

Therefore, be it resolved by Felton Lodge No. 63 Knights of Pythias that we extend to brother Beach and his children, our deepest sympathy, and commend them to the Supreme Chancellor of the universe, who alone can comfort them in their hour of unspeakable sorrow, and fill in their hearts the vacancy caused by the loss of the wife and mother.

Be further resolved, that a page in our minutes suitably inscribed, be dedicated to her memory, and that a copy of these resolutions be forwarded to brother Beach, and further, that these resolutions be printed in the local papers and the Florida Pythian.

R. W. Storrs, B. P. Morris, H. Thornber, Committee.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 30, 1910 – Page 1

Married in Pensacola

It has been several years since Miss Eva Munn left here, and many of our folks have probably almost forgotten her, but there was one who did not, and that was Will Steele, and Sunday night he left Pensacola and Monday evening they were married at the Methodist parsonage there, Rev. C. W. Gavin performing the ceremony. They went to Panama City for the honeymoon and will return here within the next few days.

We thought that Will was a confirmed old bachelor, but it proved not to be so and our congratulations are none the less sincere because so it was so long before we had a chance to tender them.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 23, 1910 – Page 7

W. S. Davis, an old resident of the county died at his home on the north side of town last Thursday night and was buried Friday at Cluster Springs cemetery.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 23, 1910 – Page 7

The many friends of Stanley Woodward, who spent most of his boyhood days here in DeFuniak, will be interested to know that on the ninth of this month he was married at Staunton, Va., to Miss Esther Hampton. They graduated in the same class at Stetson University, of DeLand, Fla., and will make their home in Pittsburg, Pa., where Mr. Stanley Woodward is director of the Junior Department of work in the Young Mens’ Christian Association.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 23, 1910 – Page 2

Last Sunday evening about 4 o’clock a quiet but very interesting wedding took place at the home of Mr. J. C. Prescott. The happy couple being Mr. Jim Griffin and Miss Pearl Prescott, Jude Parish officiating.

Miss Prescott is well known among the social circle of this town and well thought of by her many friends, while the groom was a wide awake businessfied young man, who follows the black art as a trade and was the promoter of several projects while here for a short space of time.

The young couple left Monday morning for Vernon, Fla., where Mr. Griffin has a good position on the Vernon News and at which place they will make their future home.

They have started out on life’s journey rather young but the good wishes of their many friends of this place as well as others including that of THE BREEZE goes with them in wishing them all kinds of happiness and prosperity.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 16, 1910 – Page 5

FOUND – A $5 bill. Owner can have it by proving property and paying for this notice.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 16, 1910 – Page 5

Invitations have been received here by friends and relatives of the bride and groom the wedding of Mr. B. G. Stanley, of Freeport and Miss Norma Rooks, of Orange Hill, the Wedding to take place on the 22nd inst.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – June 16, 1910 – Page 5

J. A. McDonald went to Caryville Tuesday to look after the business affairs of Julian Miller who died last Saturday [June 11, 1910].

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

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