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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.”
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.
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
MG Murphy, Glendale, Fla. – 3 town lots
LH Cawthon – small house 160 acres, 1 mile from town
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.