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The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 8

Local News Items

  • Mr. E. W. Peake, of Pensacola, was in town last week visiting his sister, Mrs. W. P. Reynolds.
  • Rev. Robert S. Sanders, field agent for Palmer College, DeFuniak Springs, Fla, spent several days here this week in the interest of that worthy institution. Mr. Sanders filled the pulpit at the Presbyterian church Sunday morning, delivering an able sermon – Monticello News, Feb. 27
  • Messrs D. Butts, J. A. Neel and Bob Davis of Union, were in town last Monday on business
  • Mr. W. P. Balkom of Union was in town last Monday on business
  • Mr. J. C. Walden Jr., who has been spending a few days with Mrs. Walden, left for Dothan, AL last Sunday
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McCaskill Jr., of Freeport, were in town last Saturday and Sunday visiting their parents and attending the Chautauqua
  • We were glad to see so many country people in town last Monday
  • Miss. Ida Ray, who was called to her home at Knox Hill on account of the illness of her sister, Miss. Sallie Ray, returned last Sunday.  Her many friends are glad to have her back at the telephone office
  • Mr. Dan Wilkes, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Saturday
  • Mr. C. E. Hewett, of Antioch, was in town last Sunday visiting his family
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hughes and son, of Florala, Al were in town last Sunday visiting friends
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. K .Harrell, of Marianna, were in town last Sunday visiting friends.  Mrs. Mary Wooten of Florala, AL was in town last Sunday visiting friends
  • Mr. G. H. Bulter, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Sunday
  • Mrs. G. H. Harrinon, of Griton, arrived last Saturday to visit relatives
  • Hr. Huggins and Charlie Robinson, of Freeport, were in town last Saturday.  Mrs. L. Miller of Pensacola was in town last Saturday
    • Mr. Tom Alsobrook, of Ponce de Leon was in town the first of the week
    • Mr. and Mrs. L I Smith, of Camp Walton arrived last Monday to visit their son and attend the Chautauqua
    • Mr. J. B. Ward, of Union, was in town last Monday visiting his daughter, Miss. Anna Ward
    • Mrs. Dr. Trammell of Crestview arrived last Saturday to visit her friend, Mrs. Florence and attend the Chautauqua
    • Mr. C. D. Meigs of Mossy Head was in the city Friday visiting his children
    • Mrs. W. L. Lockey of Chipley was in the city Saturday visiting her cousin, Mrs. Burruse Cawthon
    • Mrs. M. O. Brawner of Pensacola is visiting her parents, Dr. and Mrs. D. L. Campbell
    • Mrs. Olih Campbell entertained some of her friends one evening last week at “Forty-two” in honor of her friend, Miss. Mary Lewis of Natchez, Miss, who is visiting her sister, Mrs. P. D. Beville
    • Editor Williams, of the Holmes county Advertiser, was in the city Saturday on business and pleasure combined.  While here he showed his genial countenance in the Herald office for a pleasant few moments.  Ed says he got enough law-making in the last legislature to do him a good while and that he is not in politics this year.
    • W. C. McLean, of Knox Hill, was in the city Saturday
    • Mr. U. R. Woodham, of Portland, was here Saturday
    • Mr. Brett, of New Home, was in DeFuniak last Saturday
    • Mrs. J. Conrad Scott, of Pensacola, was visiting her husband in DeFuniak last Saturday

    The Baptist Ladies will sell homemade cake Friday afternoon at the Dixie Drug Store. Light house keepers and busy house keepers should

    • not miss this opportunity to provide themselves with a delicious cake, made by some of the best cooks in town.
    • Miss. Hemphill, of Chipley , visited Mrs. Burruss Cawthon last Saturday
    • Mr. S. A. Kennedy, of Mossy Head, was in town last Tuesday and made a pleasant call at the Herald office
    • The Young Ladies Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church will sell Cake and Candy at the Dixie Drug Store Friday
    • Mr. W. Chaffin, of Tallahassee, was the guest of friends here last Saturday
    • Mr. D. A. McLean, of Niceville, was in  town last Sunday visiting his daughter who is attending Palmer College
    • Miss. Mattie Phillips returned to her home at Ocala last week after visiting friends here
    • Miss. Mattie Bell returned from Pensacola last Thursday after spending a few days with her friend Miss. Leah Sutton
    • Miss. Jennie Jackson of Vernon, is the guest of her cousin, Miss. Leah Jackson
    • Miss. Eva Rutherford, of Crestview, was in town last Saturday visiting her parents
    • Mr.  John Richardson who has been quite sick is able to be out among his friends again
    • Mr. WillliamRogers visited Ponce de Leon last Friday on business
    • Misses Eola and Nera Powell returned to attend school again from Dorcas last Tuesday where they had been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Powell
    • Mr. J. F. Richbourg of Crestview was in town last Tuesday
    • Mrs. C. D. Meigs of Mossy Head was in town last Tuesday visiting her children
      • Col. W. C. Dodson, of Atlanta, is visiting the family of Mr. W. L. Cawthon
      • Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Smith, who have spent the past two months at Camp Walton, returned Monday accompanied by Dr. A. A. Dye, of Madison, Wis., who is visiting them.

The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 6

Freeport

  • Mrs. W. T. Morris is greatly improved to the delight of her many friends.
  • Mrs. H. E. Reese of Portland was visiting her sister, Mrs. Morris the first of the week.
  • Mrs. S. E. Huggins returned from Atlanta this morning where she had been in the Infirmary for the past six weeks. Her many friends are glad to see her so much improved.
  • Warren Melvin was on our streets this week. He represents a fishing establishment at East Pass.
  • The people of our town are expecting great volumes of hot air here today. Many Candidates are expected from all parts of the county and the citizens are expected to turn out with full baskets.
  • Rev. and Mrs. C. J. Buttram are happily domiciled in the Daniels house. They visited Point Washington last Sunday.
  • Rev. C. W. Gavin was in our town last Saturday and Sunday.

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 3

Local News Items: Social and Personal Notes of Local Interest

  • Rev. D. F. Slaughter of Ozark, Ala., was in the city Monday shaking hands with old friends who are always glad to see his genial face.
  • Mrs. Ceal and son, of Birmingham, Ala., who have been here visiting her sister, Mrs. Geo. Davis, left for Jacksonville last Sunday night.
  • Mr. D. E. Richardson returned from Jacksonville last Friday where he had been to attend the Re Union.
  • Mrs. J. C. Walden Sr. was over from Andalusia, Ala., the first of the week to visit home folks.
  • Mrs. Dear left for Miss. last Friday. Mrs. Dear has a host of friends here who hope to see her again soon.
  • Mr. Wm. L. Campbell, of Bruce, was in the city the first of the week.
  • Mr. Pink Ward, of Red Bay, is in the city this week, much to the joy of his many friends here.
  • Mr. Patterson of Atmore, Ala., who has been here visiting his sister, Mrs. Kenneth Bruce, returned to his home last Sunday.
  • Mrs. Lancelot Hughes and daughter, who have been here visiting her parents, Dr. and Mrs. G. P. Morris, left for their home in Ponce de Leon last Friday.
  • Mrs. Seyfrit who has been here visiting her daughter, Mrs. Geo Davis, left for Bonifay last Tuesday.
  • Mr. J. C. Ward, of Union, was in our city last Friday on business.
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Davis and daughter of Deerland were in our city last Saturday visiting friends.
  • Mr. J. M. Wilson and family attended preaching at Gum Creek last Sunday.
  • Rev. and Mrs. Buttrum of Freeport passed through our city last Friday enroute home after a visit to various cities in the county.
  • Miss Ruby Cawthon and brother Mr. Lewis visited Gum Creek last Sunday.
  • Mr. Amos Lewis of Marianna was in the city the first of the week.
  • Mr. Frank attended church at Gum Creek last Sunday.
  • Mr. Walker Green of Argyle was in our city last Friday and made a pleasant call at the Herald Office.
  • Dr. G. P. Morris returned from Carrabelle last Thursday night after spending a few days with friends.
  • Mrs. Obie Adams and daughter visited relatives at Freeport last Sunday.
  • Mrs. T. N. Townsend and children who have been here visiting Dr. E. L. Townsend and family left for their home at Carrabelle last Saturday.
  • Rev. P. M. Scott of Ponce de Leon was in our city last Saturday.
  • Miss Martha Morrison [of] Euchee Valley was in town last Saturday visiting friends and relatives.
  • Mr. D. H. King and mother Mrs. M. King attended preaching at Gum Creek last Sunday.
  • Mr. J.E. Clark of Mossy Head was in town on business last Saturday.
  • Mrs. J.C. Walden Sr. visited her sister Mrs. McLean at Freeport last Friday and Saturday.
  • Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Langley of Alaqua were in town last Saturday.
  • J. C. Walden Jr. visited relatives at Freeport last Saturday.
  • John Fountain of Lakewood was in town last Tuesday.
  • Mrs. Lowell, of Pensacola, arrived last Sunday to visit her friend, Mrs. M. A. Cawthon, [for] a few days.
  • Mr. Frank McLean of Pensacola arrived last night to visit his niece, Mrs. W. K. Jennings.
  • Mrs. Ratclift left last Friday for her home in Gloster, Miss.
  • Dr. C. Thompson received the sad news of the death of his sister, Mrs. Rose Albee, at St. Thomas, Ontario, last Thursday morning.
  • The W. C. T. U. will meet next Tuesday afternoon at 4 o’clock at the home of Mrs. Robert Buchanan.
  • Mr. H. Jernigan, of Portland, is in town visiting his daughter, Mr. Geo. Ward.
  • Dr. Mitchell left last night for Panama City on business.
  • Mrs. Claude Meigs visited friends at Ponce de Leon last Tuesday.
  • Mr. G. W. Parish of Niceville was in town yesterday to visit relatives.
  • Miss Anna Parish left last night for Lucedale, Miss., to attend the graduating exercises of her niece, Miss Hazel Jones.
  • Mrs. Ellen Ames of Texas arrived last Sunday to visit her friend, Mrs. M. A. Cawthon.
  • Mr. D. C. Campbell of Jacksonville was in our city yesterday to visit his father Dr. D. L. Campbell.
  • Mr. Bowers Campbell and family have rented Mrs. Sprague Cottage on the Circle and expect to move in as soon as some repairing is done.
  • By order of the Chancellor Commander of the Felton Lodge K. of P. [Knights of Pythias] there will be a special meeting Monday night the 18th to confer ranks. All members are earnestly requested to be present at this meeting.
  • Dr. S. E. Stephens of Mossy Head was in town on business  Tuesday.
  • Mr. Dave Adams, of Paxton, was in our city the first of the week on business.
  • Mr. J. J. Meigs of Mossy Head visited our city on business Monday.
  • Messrs. R. E. L. Jones, D. Jones and John Cortney of Ealum were in town the first of the week.
  • Mr. Geo. Keene of Mossy Head was in town last Monday.
  • Messrs. Bud Adams and Allen Jones of Ealum were in town the first of the week.
  • Mr. Oscar Helms of Mossy Head was in town Tuesday.
  • Mr. H. E. Wickersham and family visited relatives at Knox Hill Sunday afternoon.
  • Mr. Norman Gillis of Knox Hill was in town the first of the week.
  • Mrs. A. D. Douglass and son Curry of Pleasant Ridge were in town Wednesday.
  • Mr. Chas. McIver, of Bruce, was in our city the first of the week.
  • Messrs. J. N. Boothe and W. D. McCallum of Dorcas were in our city last Tuesday.
  • Mrs. Miller and son Arthur of Bonifay visited relatives here Monday.
  • D. G. Ray and Alvin Gillis visited friends at Westville last Sunday
  • Mr. R. P. Winslett visited Bonifay, Caryville and Westville looking after Telephone business last Saturday.
  • Mesdames Chas. and Harvey Turner and son visited relatives at Mossy Head last Thursday.
  • Mrs. Jim Brigman of Westville returned to her home Wednesday after spending several days with her sister, Mrs. T. J. Miller.

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 2

Deerland

  • Pretty weather and good health prevails.
  • Revs. Brunk and Griffith preached at Deerland schoolhouse Sunday.
  • J. E. Ward attended Justice court at Mossy Head Saturday.
  • Misses Kate and Minnie Ward visited at Mossy Head Saturday.
  • W. J. Davis was on business at DeFuniak Saturday.
  • John Wright and family was here the last of the week visiting Mr. Wright’s parents.
  • J. E. McConnell was in Pensacola Saturday on business.
  • E. C. Hart and family visited on the south side Saturday and Sunday.
  • Will and Alex McCallum attended church here Sunday.
  • W. G. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Hart, Mrs. P. M. Griffith were among the visitors at the Bolton house Sunday.
  • Commissioner Steel was in our parts Monday.
  • J. W. McSwain passed through Tuesday morning going to DeFuniak.
  • W. A. Jernigan and wife visited down Crestview way Monday.
  • Mrs. M. D. Miller of Bonifay was in town last Sunday visiting her sister, Mrs. W. F. Meigs.

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 2

Red Bay

  • Clifford Meigs, of DeFuniak and Randall Hughes of Ponce de Leon were down here Sunday.
  • Mrs. Neil McLeod visited her mother, Mrs. David George, at the Valley Sunday.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Pat Kennington of Ponce de Leon spent Sunday with their parents.
  • Miss Irene Brown spent last week at home.
  • Rev. Peacock of Pleasant Valley preached here Sunday.
  • J.R. Brown and Marshall Chamberlain were in DeFuniak last week.
  • Daniel Alec McDonald and Reg Sanford were in Ponce de Leon on business Wednesday.
  • Edgar Chamberlain was in Argyle Sunday.
  • Tom Chamberlain wears a smile these days twice as long and large as the ordinary father wears. His twins are named Hurtis and Curtis.
  • The young people under the management of Mrs. Brown and Mrs. McLeod are practicing for a play to be given in about two weeks. It is to be given to raise funds with which to purchase a new fence to be used around the cemetery. A worthy object, and we are sure the young folks will receive the encouragement and patronage they deserve.

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 2

Ealum

  • The health of the community is generally good- only colds.
  • Most farmers are preparing their land for farming, though some say it is too early. By the looks of it, spring is here.
  • Mr. Leonard Bell made a business trip to Florala last week.
  • The debate at Liberty last Thursday night was fine and enjoyed by all.
  • J.R. Turner and daughter Miss Vivian went to Mossy Head last Saturday.
  • The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Connie Jones is quite ill.
  • Mr. Tom Price, who moved here from Waycross, Ga., some two weeks ago returned last week. They leave but they have to come back to Florala.
  • Miss S.E. Ray spent Saturday and Sunday with home folks.
  • Miss Ruth Shelly left Saturday for Bonifay to visit her sister. BHer friends were sorry to see her leave, especially some of the boys.
  • Charlie Prater and Jesse Tompson were at DeFuniak last Friday.
  • Murie Bell and wife, from Glendale, were visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Turner, last Friday.
  • Notwithstanding the rain last Friday night the debate at Gum Creek was fine and enjoyed by all.

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The Breeze – November 30, 1911 – Page 5

Little Miss Iris Storrs entertained about twenty of her little friends last Wednesday with a party in honor of her sixth birthday. The usual games and refreshments made the afternoon pass very quickly to the little men and women who made up the party.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – November 30, 1911 – Page 5

The Union Thanksgiving services will be held at the Presbyterian church this morning at 10 o’clock.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – November 30, 1911 – Page 1

The monument erected to the memory of our late Sovereign M. M. Glass will be unveiled under the auspices of this camp, of which he was a member, at Corinth cemetary on the first Sunday in December at 11 o’clock. All near camps are cordially invited to attend and participate in the unveiling service. The cemetary is located about eight miles northwest of Westville and about nine miles from Ponce de Leon.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

The Breeze – November 30, 1911 – Page 1

B. M. Archibold left Monday for Laurel Hill and Claroy, where he will work for a while.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

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