Posts Tagged ‘Arcadia’

The Breeze – June 6, 1912 – General news

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Neighborhood News

Rev. JT Mapoles, editor of the Milton Star was here Tuesday, visiting son, WH

 

Arcadia

  • M/M Earnest Day visited relatives at St Paul Sat. & Sun.
  • Social held at home of DC Morrison, Friday night
  • M/M AW Wilks and little son, from Sandy Creek, were here Sat. & Sun. visiting relatives
  • Master Fred Hunt left Saturday for Argyle to visit grandmother and to attend school
  • Misses Maud & Ann Tricky of Blountstown spent a few days here last week with their aunt, Mrs. Harriet Garrett; Tuesday night, Harriett held a social for them
  • M/M Jim Stewart visited relatives here Sunday
  • Sanders Douglass & Mr. Leibert of DeFuniak were here Sunday
  • Mrs. Ellor Hannon, of Westville, visited her sister, Mrs. Mrs. HM Day, Thursday.
  • M/M HH Stewart and children visited friends in Argyle, Monday
  • Rev. RQ Baker filled regular appointment at Valley Church Sunday

 

Pleasant Ridge

  • Rev. Sellars filled his regular appointment here Sunday
  • Rev. AW Langley, of Baker, will hold services at Pleasant Ridge for several days on the Saturday before the third Sunday of this month
  • JV Campbell was at Red Bay, Saturday
  • Mrs. Dukes has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Hannah of Westville last week
  • Mrs. Ola Dukes visited Mrs. PD McSween, Saturday

 

Niceville

  • Mrs. JE Jeraulds, of Pensacola visits her parents, M/M GW Perish this week
  • Rev. Each of Destin, preached on the East side, Sunday and will speak 2 Sundays each month
  • Edith, little baby girl of M/M SL Lancaster Monday night and was laid to rest in Rocky Cemetery, Tuesday night
  • BH Sutton & BC Davis were on business in DeFuniak, Wednesday

 

Bruce

  • CP & John G Ward visited at JJ Ward’s Sat. & Sun.
  • LD Wats & Chas Siegler, of Enterprise, were here Sunday
  • Capt. BO Lewis took his wife last week to Mobile for treatment and we hope she is well soon
  • JJ Ward improving after a week of illness
  • Dr. Rabon was looking after Mr. Ward & Mrs Pate while they were sick
  • Miss Victoria Strickland, of Ebro was here & returned home Friday
  • Chas. McIver & Jackson Grice were here on business last week
  • WA Bishop hosted fish fry, Saturday
  • Mr. Parson & Miss Callie Ward visited in the Dead River settlement
  • Dave Spare, watchman at Wise Bluff left last week for his home near Pensacola
  • School in the Dead River settlement will be discontinued for a while due to measles outbreak

 

Eucheeanna

  • RL McLendon & JVCaswell visited here Sunday
  • M/M Chas. McDonald & M/M Phillip Garrett & son visited in Arcadia, Sunday
  • Curry Douglass attended church here Sunday night
  • Geo McLendon spent Saturday night and Sunday with home folks
  • P Garrett held social Saturday night
  • Misses Ethel & Gladys Bludworth have returned to their home to the regret of the many friends they have here
  • Jessie Evans of Rock Hill attended church here Sunday night
  • John Brown has returned from Southport
  • Rev RQ Baker conducted services here Sunday night

 

Pleasant Valley

  • Mrs. Nanie Wilks, of Ponce de Leon visited Jay Gomillion’s first of the week
  • Rev Peacock gave a lecture here Thursday night
  • Misses Mabel, Flossie & Annie Moore, of Moore’s attended services at St. Paul, Sunday
  • Miss Molie Ward, of Beech Grove, guest of Miss May and WM Smith
  • Bob Henson, Jerry Day & Geo. Lee, of Douglass Crossroads were here Sunday.
  • Earnest Burk and Miss Annie Day of Pleasant Ridge attended services at St. Paul, Sunday
  • Miss Pearl Wilks visited Miss May Gomillion Sunday
  • MK Rushing & WM Smith were in DeFuniak, Monday on school business
  • Mr. Hardy, our mail carrier has a new motorcycle to use on his route

 

Garden City

  • Gordon Richard visited JT Green’s last Sunday
  • DJ Alford, Mrs. Emma Haskell and Misses Mattie Battersby & Minnie Lee Green were fishing at the creek Monday
  • Little Miss Doris Brownis improving after being ill for the past few days
  • “HH Hare who came home to visit his wife and boy is quite ill.”
  • Dobbin Alford left Tuesday for a visit to his home
  • H. Roberson and his sister, Miss Rossie were at JT Green’s & all went to ice cream supper at Henry Thomas’
  • Henry Cleary & Miss Mabel Reckford made a business trip to Crestview, Saturday
  • Scott Green & Miss Margaret Reckford spent Saturday evening berry picking
  • Miss Josie Williams returned  Saturday night from Florala where she wasvisiting friends
  • Ice cream supper at AE Kent’s Saturday night
  • Messrs. FF & S Gilbert were on business in Campton last week
  • We would be very glad to see Mrs. Gilbert and Mrs. Brown back in Garden City once again

Hotel change

Chas. McCaskill, after running the Freeport Hotel for the past year and a half, has purchased the Brown House and will run it as the McCaskill Hotel. He plans to upgrade, “laying particular stress on the cuisine.”

Memorial Day Observed

There was no formal observance, but “the old soldiers decorated all the graves of the Federal soldiers buried in the cemetery and hung wreathes on the cemetery gates in honor of the Confederate dead buried there.”

Local News

  • IV MCJusig  was over from Jackson Saturday
  • N McQuire was here from Freeport the first of the week
  • Mr. Sutton has moved his family back to Niceville for the summer
  • John Douglas left Monday to do some carpenter work at the New Home still
  • Dr. Smith of the Sanitarium, left yesterday on business to Indianna
  • A rural route has been set up for Alaqua, starting July 1
  • Messrs. JR  & Frank McLane here visiting their mother, Mrs. J N McLane, who has been very ill
  • M/M Geo Standen leave for their summer home in North Dover, Ohio, but will return in the fall
  • Daughter born to M/M Gillis Douglass Monday morning
  • Harold McCaskill & Leslie Cawthon were in Vernon demonstrating the Brush auto. “That is one of the advantages of that machine, any boy can drive it.
  • WH Kennington, of Red Bay, was here Monday
  • Jesse Cox was up from Southport last week, recuperating from illness
  • “There are 24 would-be teachers taking the examination, this week, 23 white and one colored.”
  • Bloom & Wadsworth do ironing
  • M/M LS Cleveland leave tomorrow to visit his parents in Birmingham
  • WP Balkom brought peaches down from Union, Friday.
  • WF Graves making improvements to his home
  • WH Swinney, of Dorcas here on business, Monday
  • M/M JC Walden, Sr. of DeFuniak & daughter, Miss Susie Mai, spent last week visiting Mrs. T. H. Edney. – Florala Democrat
  • Prof. WE Bellleft Monday for Orlando to visit his parents, and then he and his wife will go to Lancaster, PA for vacation
  • Mrs. Bruce, Mrs. Reisingeer’s mother accompanied M/M Standen north and Mrs. Reisinger expected to go also, if able to make the journey, in the hopes that the change would do her good
  • WL Cawthon bought a copy of “old blue back” speller while visiting in  Atlanta
  • “Harry Moore is at home to spend his vacation”
  • EW Thorp is building addition to his home on the circle
  • HL Berry came home from Southport, Saturday to spen Sunday with his family
  • Rev SJ Catts holding protracted meeting at Cottondale this week

 

New Shipyard at Freeport

AD Stanley was up from Freeport last week telling us he bought the property of CH Rutan and will erect a new Shipyard with ways large enough to handle any of the bay craft normally serviced at Pensacola and the Narrows.

 

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler

The Breeze – November 23, 1911 – Pages 1 & 4

ARCHBISHOP FUNERAL (p. 1)
(ARCADIA) H. H. Stewart, John A. Morrison and son, Campbell, were the people from here that attended the funeral ceremonies of the late Archbishop at Sandy Creek on Sunday.
(RED BAY) W. H. Kennington attended the Masonic ceremonies over the grave of the Archbishop at Sandy Creek on Sunday.

 

FUNERAL ATTENDEES (p. 4)
(LOCALS) Judge and Mrs. Parish, Thad Bell (the Walton County Sheriff at the time) and John Meigs were among those from town who went out to Sandy Creek, Sunday to attend the Masonic funeral ceremonies over the grave of the late Archbishop, who died last week from the effects of the cancer from which he suffered so long.
 

Contributed by Michael Strickland

The Breeze – May 25, 1911 – Page 2

Arcadia people were made to feel very sad Monday when it became known that Mrs. Hope Cawthon had passed away at the home of her sister, Mrs. D. L. McSwain, about noon.

Mrs. Cawthon had been sick about a year with some nervous trouble, and only about six weeks ago did they realize that she had a typical case of pellagra. Dr. McSwain met Mr. and Mrs. Cawthon in Jacksonville, on their way from their home in De Funiak Springs some three weeks ago, and took Mrs. Cawthon to a specialist, who verified the diagnosis, of three weeks before as pellagra, and then brought her here where he could more successfully treat her, and give constant attention. But even his constant care and attention and the loving ministrations of devoted ones, could not save her for them.

About a week ago Dr. Rogers, of Jacksonville, came and they performed the operation of the transfusion of blood, the husband being the one who willingly furnished the required amount of blood, and for a few days she seemed stronger and better, but on Sunday night it became apparent that she could not live, and quietly passed out Monday near noon.

Mrs. Cawthon had visited her sister here frequently, and was very well known and many were times she had delighted an Arcadia audience with her sweet voice, which will be all the sweeter in the heavenly choir, but so much missed by loved ones on earth. — Arcadia News

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

Categories