The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 8

Local News Items

FURNISHED ROOMS—Nicely furnished at Mr. S. A. Cawthon’s residence on Crescent St.

  • Mr. E. W. Peake, of Pensacola, was in town last week visiting his sister, Mrs. W. P. Reynolds.

All the latest novelties in sterling silver, Parisian ivory goods at DeFuniak Drug Co.

  • 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, Ala. 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, Ala., 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, Ala., was in town last Sunday visiting friends.
  • Mr. G. H. Bulter, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Sunday.
  • Mrs. G. H. Barrinon, of Griton, arrived last Saturday to visit relatives.
  • Mr. 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. Burruss 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. Willliam Rogers visited Ponce de Leon last Friday on business.
  • Misses Eola and Nora 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 1

Local News

  • Mrs. Cleveland entered the DeFuniak Sanitarium today for treatment for at least two weeks. Despite her appearance and vigorous health, she is a longtime constant sufferer and we hope this course of treatment will restore her to complete health. She will be glad to see any friends who desire to call on her at the Sanitarium.
  • The Broward Literary Society held their regular meeting last Friday afternoon. President Herman Stapleton called the meeting to order, the Secretary, Miss Kate Meigs read the minutes of the last meeting, Miss Myrtice-Straughn announced news items, Misses Kate Meigs and Malena Murray played a piano duet, Lula Mae Fugua delivered a recitation, and the Jolly Boys sang a song before the meeting was adjourned.  They will not meet next Friday due to examinations.
  • Master Alex Gillis of Palmer College spent last Saturday and Sunday with his parents at Knox Hill.
  • Miss Gussie Miller left last Saturday for Florala, Ala., to spend a few days with relatives.
  • Miss Eva Rutherford, of Crestview, spent Saturday and Sunday as the guests of her parents.
  • Mr. Curry Douglas, of Ponce de Leon, stopped on his way to Florala, Ala., last Saturday.
  • Miss Helen McDonald visited relatives and friends at Argyle Saturday.
  • Mr. William Rogers seems to have recovered from a severe attack of acute indigestion which he suffered the first of the week.
  • If the ground hog didn’t see his shadow last Monday, it was his own fault, therefore we may expect the usual forty days of bad weather.
  • Mr. J.H. Laird, of West Bay, was in town last Thursday on business.
  • Mr. A. L. Moore, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Thursday on business.
  • Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Ray, of Rat Head, were in town last Saturday visiting friends.
  • Mr. S. M. McCan, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Saturday on business.
  • Mr. Wm. Bishop, of Argyle, was in town last Saturday on business.
  • Mr. W. J. Davis, of Deerland, was in town last Saturday visiting friends.
  • Miss Alma White, of Bonifay, arrived yesterday to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.J. White.
  • Mr. A.H. Rothmeyer, of Denison, Texas, arrived yesterday to visit his friends, Mr. F. J. White and family.
  • Mr. W. M. Smith, of Glendale, was in town last Saturday visiting friends.
  • Mrs. George Davis returned from Bonifay last Saturday after spending a few days with her sisters there.
  • Mr. Ross Lathinghouse returned from Freeport last Sunday and has accepted a position at the Racket Store.
  • Mr. C.E. Hewitt, of Antioch, was in town last Sunday visiting his family.
  • Mr. Britt and sister, of New Home, was in town last Monday visiting friends.
  • Mr. W. C. McLean, of Knox Hill, was in town last Monday visiting his sister, Mrs. A. R. Campbell.
  • Marshall Wester was pretty sociable the first of the week, and a good many of the boys responded to his call for three dollars for work on the road.
  • Mr. Ealum, of Glendale, was in town last Friday on business.
  • Misses Eola and Nora Powell, who are stopping at Mr. A.R. Campbell’s to attend High School, visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Powell at Dorcas last Saturday and Sunday.
  • J. Ross Helms will leave Florala next Sunday for DeFuniak Springs, and on Monday he expects to begin coaching the baseball club of the Palmer College. He will be accompanied by Mrs. Helms and a son, Ross Jr., who will live at DeFuniak until baseball season opens and Ross goes back to the Texas League. Florala News Democrat
  • Mr. D.E. Murphy, of Glendale, was in town last Monday on business.
  • Mr. R. S. Parish, of Gaskin, was in town last Monday visiting relatives.
  • Mr. R.B. Tucker, of Paxton, was in town last Monday and made a pleasant call at the Herald office.
  • Dr. S. E. Stephens, of Mossy Head, was in our little city last Saturday.
  • Mr. William Hart, of Dorcas, was in town last Saturday shaking hands with his many friends.
  • Mrs. B.P. Morris and son Roy visited relatives at River Junction last Thursday.
  • County Commissioner C.D. Meigs, of Mossy Head, was in the city Friday on business connected with the hard roads.
  • Rev. Sidney J. Catts has been appointed Chaplain of the First Florida Brigade, United Confederate Veterans, with the rank of major, and a letter from Brigadier General F.E. Day gives a brief outline of the Veteran’s Day exercise at the coming Chautauqua that should make it one of the best ever held during the history of the organization.
  • Miss Susie Mae Walden left last Thursday for Florala, Ala., to visit her sister, Mrs. Edney, a few days, and from there she will join her father, Mr. J.C. Walden Sr. at Antioch.
  • Mrs. M.A. Murphy, of St. Louis, arrived last Wednesday and is living in her cottage in the south part of town.
  • S.K. Miller, of Florala, Ala., was in town last Thursday visiting friends.

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The Breeze – March 28, 1912 – General news

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Chautauqua Day by Day

  • Col. Bain “departed from the program” – delivered temperance lecture
  • Otterbein Males Quartet and Major Mershon, drummer, entertained
  • Milo Deyo/Melodio, pianist, played Monday night
  • Next Saturday is Children’s Day

 

Neighborhood News Items

Niceville

  • BP Edge & BH Sutton attended Chautauqua at DeFuniak Saturday
  • Mrs. Leorrmora (sic) Brown returned home Tuesday from Key West where she has been visitng her daughter since January
  • Dr. Lewis of Pensacola was here on business Wednesday
  • Mrs. BM Archibold, returned home from 2 months at Clayroy
  • DP McKenzie, BH Sutton, Doc Davis, JJ Smith, BP Edge & Joel made a fine catch at Pippens Lake Tuesday
  • M/M GW Allen moved from Garniers to the west side of Niceville Thursday
  • Miss Ella Fair Edge & brother Vinson left for DeFuniak to attend Chautauqua Saturday

 

Dorcas

  • BH Lindsey was campaigning for State Senate here last week
  • JM Miller & AJ Bolton were among the overseers attending the “good roads meeting” in DeFuniak last Saturday
  • M/M WH Davis attended Chautauqua in DeFuniak Saturday
  • Willie Lisco on business in DeFuniak last week
  • CH Powell went to DeFuniak for treatment of stubborn case of Measles
  • LJ Nathey opens 60 acre farm on Florala road just north of Pond Creek bridge
  • Wt Hart was an “excursionist” Saturday
  • WH Swiney is still in the carpenter business at Deerland for WH Davis
  • Rev. WG Miller filled his regular appointment at Holly this weekend
  • Allen Hart plans a syrup plant this fall
  • TA McCallum are moving to DeFuniak this week

 

Knox Hill

  • Mrs. Mary McLeod of Red Bay returned home Saturday after 2 weeks visiting relatives here
  • Messrs. Oliver Pouney & Will Pruitt made their usual visit at the Ray house Wednesday night
  • Chas. Melver, Jr. of Bruce visited friends here last Sunday
  • Murray Elmer was on business at Ponce de Leon Wednesday
  • JN Gillis is very ill
  • The Hon. WC McLean attended DeFuniak Chautauqua, Saturday
  • M/M HW Phillips returned home from month visit in Lynn Haven
  • Miss Thelma Gillis left Saturday to spend week with relatives
  • M/M Knox Gillis, Frank McKinnon & George Davis were buying fruit and shade trees here Wednesday
  • CA Campbell called to see his little son at Eucheeana Sunday
  • Mrs. Mary Ann Douglass, of Pleasant Ridge her siblings, Mrs. Bell Brownell & CA Campbell here, Thursday
  • Miss Kate Gillis is visiting M/M EV Crawford
  • Misses Ida Corinne, Sallie Ray, Mrs. Murray Elmer & Will Pruitt attended the sing at Beach (sic) Grove Sunday
  • M/M MP Rushing spent Sunday at Beach Grove
  • John Campbell & Jannie Dukes of Ponce de Leon passed through enroute to Red Bay
  • Collie Bowden called here Wednesday night
  • NA McLeod & children, of Red Bay visited relatives & friends Sunday week
  • Rev RQ Baker will preach at the Valley church next first Saturday & Sunday
  • Hon JA Hussey here on business week before last
  • Mr Cannon of Lock Hart visited GL Pouncey & family here, Sunday

 

Ganer, Ala.

  • Charlie Howell & GA Vaughn attended church from Vanghville (sic)
  • Perry Corner made his usual trip to Darlington Sunday
  • Miss Cora Purvis & Miss Padgett visited Dr. Brown Sunday where a large crowd came for a singing
  • Mr Bullard & Miss Lee Sutton, of Darlington attended church here Sunday
  • “We were much surprised Sunday morning when we learned that Miss Charety Cook and Miss Menervia Commander had married.”

 

Road Meeting

Chas. Gordon, Kenneth McCaskill, H Thornber, JE Graves and others with automobiles met the road overseers and others at the depot and took them to the convict camp about 2 miles south of town. Hon J Ed Williams, Vice Pres. Of the State Good Roads Assoc. addressed the crowd about the value of good roads and the work being done in Escambia Co. RW Storrs and RG Christian, who is in charge of this road and those in Sumter Co., GA, spoke as well.

Demonstrations of road grading equipment and methods; facilities at the camp were viewed. Overseers were very interested and took home valuable and useful information.

 

Local News

  • AE Gamage, of Chicago, visited REL McCaskill
  • Mr. McAllister, of the West Florida Grocery was here Tuesday on business
  • MV Buskin, of Pensacola, returned last Saturday night after spend several days here with friends
  • Dr Thompson will make improvements to his house on 11th street
  • Miss Amie Copeland leaves for Enterprise, Ala. For a short vacation with relatives and friends
  • Chas Crehore left for his home in Elyria, Ohio last Friday, Mrs. Corehore accompanying him as far as Pensacola for a day’s stay, returning here till May
  • HJ Brett bought interest 8n the New Home Turpentine Co. and will move his family here
  • John Watters of Apple Creek, Ohio, uncle of Mr. Storrs is here on visit, came to this office Monday where he met his old friend, Mr. Munn, who he had not seen in nearly 50 years
  • Dothan papers reported death of former DeFuniak resident, Jeff Walton – died there Sunday
  • Frank Richbourg and other candidates here Saturday
  • The Young Ladies’ Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church will hold a Tea at Mrs. Robt. McCaskill’s
  • HJ Henderson, of Gaskin was here politicking for seat on School Board Saturday
  • Miss Edna Meigs & Dr. SP Strong of Freeport wed. She is daughter of M/M SK Meigs and the wedding was held at their house. The couple left afterward for Freeport where they will make their home.
  • Prof. WE Bell was in town Saturday
  • Mrs. Mendheind and daughters, Cora & Irene, of Dothan, Mrs. Ed Nix and Mrs JT Seen of Troy are guests of JH Senn, this week

 

For Sale

  • MG Murphy, Glendale, Fla. – 3 town lots
  • LH Cawthon – small house 160 acres, 1 mile from town
  • TJ Whitehurst, Laurel Hill – cabbage plants

 

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler

The Breeze – March 21, 1912 – General news

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Chautauqua Day by Day

  • Tom Corwin entertains
  • Dr. Geisel gives educational lectures
  • Next Saturday; Col. Geo. W. Bain gifted speaker; Otterbein Male Quartet
  • Moving Pictures at the Auditorium, instruct and amuse
  • Lecture by Dr. Atkinson. Tuesday night, on “Makers of the French Revolution” points at way our country could go
  • Dr. Geisel lectured on “new paper bag cooking”.
  • Superintendent Bruce arranged for the celebrated “Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock” to play next Saturday

 

Neighborhood News Items

Tioga

  • Measles over, here
  • Mis Mary Ellen Chamberlain is visiting her grandmother and aunt in Red Bay
  • DC Anderson & wife visited at Mrs. Chamberlain’s Saturday night
  • Joe Howard was visiting his little children here Sat. & Sun.
  • Tom Chamberlain & wife attended Chautauqua, Saturday
  • The Messrs McCall & EW Chamberlain were in DeFuniak, Saturday
  • WL Anderson & wife visited Mrs. Anderson’s father Sunday
  • Mrs. WJ Ward’s sister, Estelle spent last week with her
  • Mr. & Mrs. McCall, Edgar & Miss Maggie Chamberlain attended preaching at Red Bay. EW Chamberlain visited Dan Morris who has been ill with fever for some time
  • Mrs. Chamberlain’s family is over the measles, though all are weak

 

Niceville

  • M/M GW Allen, Mrs. Smith, JM Jordan & Joel E Allen, of Garnier’s spent Saturday night and Sunday here
  • John A Early died Monday at 4:30, after a long illness and was buried in Rocky Cemetery Tuesday evening, He leaves a wife, seven children and a host of friends to mourn his death.
  • JE Allen left Wednesday morning for Panama City where he will stay a while
  • Herbert Moller went to Pensacola Saturday, returning Tuesday
  • WJ Hailey left for Wausau Tuesday to accept a position in a store
  • HB Moller & H May went to Laurel Hill Tuesday
  • M/M JB Sutton of Laurel Hill visited relatives here this week
  • M/M JL Heath, M/M JB Sutton & Joe E Allen made a trip to Camp Walton Sunday evening
  • BH Sutton made a business trip to Crestview, Wednesday evening


 

  • Robert Truart is now with the Dixie Drug Co.
  • Mr. Eddy would like to know something of the man who formerly lived here by the name of Samuel L. Street. Does anyone know more about him?
  • This issue has many political announcements and editorials.
  • County Agricultural Agents had a 2-day meeting here. Present were: State Agent Meherg, Dist. Agent WL Watson, County Agents, J Ham of Holmes, CE Pledgeer of Jackson, GA Danley of Washington, JA Urquhart of Santa Rosa, DR McQuarrie of Escambia& JC Smith of Walton.

Local News

  • Millard Owens of Bonifay, was here Saturday
  • Ten yards of calico, 35 cents at the OPCH
  • Ben Morris of Clayroy, here Monday
  • Dr. DL Campbell builds new addition to his house on east side of town
  • TW Hentz, of Marrianna visited his sister Miss allieHtof the primary dept. of the grammar school, Saturday
  • State Convict Inspector Ferrall was here Monday
  • Miss Erma Ecker visits her aunt Mre. REL McCaskill
  • Dave Donaldson, of  Freeport was business visitor here last Saturday
  • Lanznar’s Orchestra provided music for the dance at the Armory hall Monday night
  • Will Mapoles, of Laurel Hill News, candidate for Reprsentative visited here, Saturday
  • First National Bank stock for sale
  • BP Edge, of Niceville was here Saturday
  • 2 Colored convicts in the road gang died last week
  • Allen’s Minstrels next Monday night
  • Mr. Smith, of the Madison, S.D., Chautauqua has been an interested visitor here the past week
  • EH Miller, up from Freeport, Tuesday tells us politics are quiet in the bay country
  • M/M M McCaskill have gone to Hosford to take charge of the Hotel there
  • Judge Daniel Campbell returned Saturday from campaign trip to Holmes County
  • The Junior Christian Endeavor will have a birthday party at the home of Mrs HE Wickersham, Friday, March 22 from 4 to 6.
  • Principal HJ Rogers is able to be at his post at the High School again
  • “You will laff and grow phat if you attend the minsterl show Monday night.”
  • Knowles Hyer and Miss Dalay Hyer visited M/M Jas. Muldon, Saturday & Sunday
  • CH Nundle, of Hillsdale, Ill., was here Saturday and may come down next fall to spend the winter
  • JJ Raughton takes orders at Laird’s store for fire wood
  • Amos Lewis of Marianna and a bevy of  young ladies were guests at the Hotel Chautauqua, Saturday
  • Miss Bonnie Burnham, society editress of the Pensacola Journal is expected here Saturday
  • Hon. WH Milton, strong candidate for Governor, was here Friday and Saturday
  • RN Tarance, Supervisor of Registration says registration books will be open 3 days 18 March- 14 April.
  • Pleasant Ridge Church to hold Graves Association meeting 30-31 March. Mentioned: Rev. John R. Anderson; Rev. D. Anderson; Rev. JP Sauls; MG Morrison; Rev. SJ Catts, PM Scott; Rev DT Arrant, Rev, JE West; JW Baker; CD Frink.

 

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler

The Breeze – March 14, 1912 – General news

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Chautauqua Day by Day

  • DeKoven Male Quartette and Price-Shipley Concert Co., were here.
  • Dr. King recruited his students to act in play “Merchant of Venice” with Miss Atkinson playing Portia.
  • Lou J Beauchamp speaks.
  • Local talent recruited for comedy, “Mr. Bob” under direction of the King School of Oratory.

 

Neighborhood News Items

Pleasant Hill

  • Rev. Bailey preached at Pleasant Hill Sunday.
  • Riley Mason visited WF Arnett, Sunday.
  • AL & Dan Alford past (sic) through our berg (sic) Sunday morning.
  • Joe Johns and several Crestview boys were in Defuniak Saturday.
  • Measels are about over, here.
  • William Mason visited SH Barks Sunday.

 

Niceville

  • Mr. Flournoy of Defuniak here on business Monday.
  • Rev. Stock filled regular appointment here Sunday.
  • Dr. Lewis of Pensacola here on business Tuesday.
  • WJ Harley left for Pensacola on launch “Ruth” Thursday.
  • BP Edge, JJ Smith & Master Joel Edge caught a good number of fidh at Pippins Lake Thursday .
  • VL Stonaker passed through on his way to Garniers.
  • Mrs DP McKinnon visited relatives in Harris this week.

 

Ganer, A.L.

  • Perry Corner went to Darlington, Sunday.
  • The Burges brothers visited home folks, Sunday.
  • Rev. James Brooks preaches at Oak Grove next Sunday; Church will be there 1st Sunday and Sunday School will be held in the evening.
  • Walter Graham & Miss Estelle Warren were married Sunday.
  • Miss Annie Hambrick visited.

 

Dorcas

  • M/M WT Hart visited in Crestview.
  • A. McDonald attended Chautauqua on Saturday.
  • TA McCallum & James Kelly were in Defuniak on business.
  • Hart Bros. expect big cane crop this year.
  • M/M WH Davis returned from North Carolina the first of this week.
  • Riley Mason of Deerland visited on the north side of the river, Saturday evening.
  • Temperance Day at Chautauqua: Mrs. Manning held meeting with Rev. Chapman, President Walker of  Palmer College and others attending.
  • RN Tarance, is noted as Supervisor of Registration.

 

Local News

  • Charlie Jones hers from Laurel Hill, Saturday.
  • Col Flournoy “went to Milton Monday to attend the big barbeque and political speaking”.
  • The Florala Chautauqua is 16 days this year, ours nearly 7 weeks.
  • N McGuire visited from Freeport last week.
  • DR King and Lou Beauchamp were guests of M/M Storrs Friday night.
  • FJ White, the well man, was here Saturday.
  • M/M Gifford Garrett wer here Sunday to visit home folks.
  • WF Meigs has purchased the interest of JJ Meigs in the hardware firm and will run the business alone.
  • Mrs. AM Lewis leaves this week for Ft. Davis, TX to work for one of the largest dry goods businesses in the area.
  • Dr. CB McKinnon takes over Landrum’s Drug Store.
  • JT & Grady Gilbert were here Monday.
  • George Ward left Sunday night for business in Georgia.
  • Probation Officer, FM Neel “wishes any one who may know of any cases that would come under the jurisdiction of his office to notify him at Union”.
  • Work on the well for the ice house progresses well.
  • AF Prior, long time night operator, was back visiting friends here.
  • Mrs. AH Sherman, of Ashtabule, Ohio, is visiting her friend Mrs. Lason and attending Chautauqua.
  • REL McCaskill & Geo. Ward have purchased a mill at Wausau in Washington County; it will be named for McCaskill.
  • The Dandy Dixie Minstrels, here Tuesday was managed by JR Anderson who had a merry-go-round here 12 years ago.
  • M/M EH Miller of Freeport celebrate their 25th anniversary and many from here will attend.
  • A fourteen year-old cigarette sucker with a pistol in his pocket is a good subject for home missionary work, and a sized birch rod will prove more effective than sermons and Scripture reading.
  • All members of Co. K, 1st Inf. NGF are hereby ordered to report to drill in service uniform, Friday March 15 at 7:30PM and Monday night March 18th at same hour. Inspection Tuesday night March 19th at 7:30PM. Harley Cawthon, Captain Commanding.
  • M/M Kenneth McCaskill returned last Thursday from their bridal tour.
  • RS Inge says he will have ice ready for delivery tomorrow.

 

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler