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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 — April 28, 1935

On 25th Mar Mr Jullus Caesar Day died leaving wife, 3 sons, & 6 daughters to mourn his loss. Mr Hugh M Day, Argyle, Wallace of Eucheeanne, Ernest of this place; Anne who lived with her parents; Mrs Mary Hunt; Mrs Bill Wilks, Ponce de Leon; Mrs Emma Infinger, Mrs Sallie Infinger & Mrs J F Robinson; also 18 gr children, 7 gr grands. Uncle Jewel, as he was known, was one of 16 children, only two brothers now living, Mr Jeff Day of Marianna, and Mr William Day of Orange Hill Fl. Mr Day was born Dec 12 1848 near Opelika, Ala. In 1856 the famiy moved to Knox Hill and in 1872 he Married Sarah Abigall McDonald. Services held at the Valley on Wednesday Mar 27; internment in Valley cemetery.

[Contributed by Lois Danley and Sharon Watson]

The Breeze – April 2, 1925

Judge Daniel Campbell was born near Knox Hill in Walton Co Fla on July 27 1844 and was the younget son of Angus & Mary Catharine Campbell. He peacefully passed away on March 19th 1925 in 81st year of his age. At age 17 enlisted in Confederate Army. After the War, he went to Marianna, FL where he worked in store of Mrs Merritt and read law under Judge Bush. He was admitted to the bar abt 1869 or 1870 when about 25 yrs of age. Soon he returned to Walton Co, where he married Miss Emma Bowers in Feb 1871 and became the father of 8 children, 2 sons Newton & Ralph preceded the father as did his wife who died on Dec 7 1914. Survivors are 3 sons, Judge A G Campbell, G Bowers Campbell and W O Campbell; 3 daughters, Mrs C I McKinnon, Mrs John McKinnon and Miss Emma Campbell all of DeFuniak Springs.  Services on Mar 20th with interment in Euchee Valley cemetery.

[Contributed by Rita Bridges]

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 DeFuniak Herald – February 12, 1914 – General news

Contributed by Emily Petroskey

 

GENERAL NEWS AND OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Local News Items (1)

  • Wanted to Rent – an oil stove ,address Look Box
  • Mr. & Mr. Cawthon entertained friends from the Thomas Industrial School at their home last Tuesday evening
  • Mr. Lola Work entertained friends at her home last Friday evening in honor of her guests, Misses Ida and Ethel Bludworth and Thelma Bauler, who were spending the weekend with her.
  • Mr. Ward of Union was in town last Thursday visiting his daughter, Mr. Anna Word
  • Mr. D.H. King, who has been visiting he rparents, Mr. & Mr. Joe Sawyer at Clintonville, AL is expected home in a few days
  • Mr. Dave McQuarrie of Roberts arrived last Saturday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mr. Buchanan
  • W.H. Daniels of Chipley visited relatives in DeFuniak Thursday
  • S.S. Kelly, of Portland, visited friends in town last Thursday
  • The editor thanks Prof. D.N. Trotman, county superintendent of education, for sending home-made sausages.
  • Dr. T.H. Hagerty and wife, of St. Louis, Mo. Is stopping in town for some weeks to enjoy DeFuniak, they are homing with Mr. Manning
  • Mr. Infinger Jr. of Bruce was in town on business Thursday
  • Apportionment of Funds (3)
    • Made under Section 24, Chapter 4322 Laws of Florida 1895 shoing the amount of taxes charged to the Tax Collector of Walton County, Florida to be collected for the years of 1911, 1912, and 1913

Knox Hill Locals (1)

  • Dr. C.B. McKinnon, of DeFuniak, passed through en route to Red Bay
  • Gordon McDonald and Ed Brown of Ponce de Leon visited friends here Sunday
  • Mr. J.G. Ward, of Bruce, is spending some time with relatives here
  • J.W. Floyd transacted business in Ponce de Leon Saturday
  • Messrs John A. Ray and Angus Gillis spent Saturday night and Sunday week with relatives in DeFuniak
  • Henry Edgars and brother, Jim, of Ponce de Leon, visited friends in town Saturday
  • Mr. Sutton of DeFuniak was here on business last Wednesday
  • Mr. Nora Gomillion, who is attending school at Ponce de Leon, is home for a few days
  • Mr. John Allison Gillis, of Palmer College, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. & Mr. J.N. Gillis
  • M.P. Rushing and J.A. Ray were among the Knox Hill people that attended services at Beach Grove Sunday
  • General Spencer of DeFuniak visited Sunday
  • Friday’s storms didn’t do much damage, except to the roads that recently had been worked on
  • Mr. Ida V. Ray of DeFuniak spent Sunday with home folks here
  • M.W. Gillis of Palmer College visited his parents Mr. & Mr. Norman Gillis here Saturday and Sunday
  • John. Grice of Red Bay was a business caller here the week before last
  • Mr. Perry Henderson arrived here Wednesday with his parents.
  • Hon W.C. McLean was in DeFuniak last week on legal business
  • Mr. Sam McBroom returned to his home in DeFuniak Saturday
  • Mr. Arch Harrell didn’t deliver mail Friday because of the storm. S.P. McDonald carried him around the route in a car Saturday
  • Harvey Henderson spent the weekend with is wife and mother in DeFuniak
  • Lancelot Hughes of Ponce de Leon passed through Tuesday
  • Mr. Mary Gomillion is home from Mossy Head for a few days to visit with relatives
  • Mr. Dean was in Ponce de Leon on business Saturday
  • Mr. W.C. McLean has been sick with a cold for the past week.
  • Mr. Beard of DeFuniak was interviewing our merchants Tuesday
  • Don’t forget to come to preaching Saturday night and Sunday

Locals (1)

  • Mr. & Mr. McCaoley of Michigan came back to DeFuniak after visiting several town seast of here.  They said they found no town they liked so well as DeFuniak
  • Mr. A.B. Campbell was called to Crestview to her ill grandchild, who is much better now
  • The B.Y.P.U. held a social meeting at Mr. Morgan’s Tuesday night.  This was enjoyed very much, as is everything we have at “Aunt Chloe’s”
  • Mr. Mary Lou Cawthon entertained a number of friends Tuesday evening in honor of her sister, Mr. Hope Cawthon
  • Mr. and Mr. Gillis have moved to the bungalow on the circle that belonged to Mr. Gillis Douglas
  • Mr. & Mr. Hope Cawthon of Florala are visiting Mr. Cawthon’s mother
  • Mr. and Mr. Plowden of Pensacola expect to make their future home here, and are now stopping at Mr. McDonald’s
  • Mr. Mary G. Douglas of Argyle attended the oyster supper given Saturday night in McCaskill Hall
  • Mr. Ada Campbell spent the week with home folks, she is teaching at Campbells
  • Mr. Norman Morrison bought out Dan McDonald’s mercantile business and is now doing business in McDonald’s old stand
  • Opposite Boy’s Dormitory, Mr. McDonald is living in Mr. Anderson’s former home

Locals Continued on Page 3

  • Mr. Justine DeUraelen, of Chicago, will arrive today to spend a week or two the guests of Mr. & Mr. Gen, F. Palmer, she will visit Jacksonville and other South Florida Cities
  • Mr. E.P. Mader has returned from Freeport, where he has been for the past three weeks.

Red Bay (4)

  • J.R. Beard, of DeFuniak, was in town yesterday.
  • Miss. Nan McKenzie, who has been visiting Mr. N. McLeod, returned to his home in DeFuniak Monday
  • Miss. Mary Ellen and Cora Lee Chamberlain visited their brothers at Tiago last week
  • Mr. Mack Walton, of Thompson, GA, is in town with friends
  • The young people who are arranging to entertain in the churches Friday night are working up enthusiasm and that means success.  (illegible) McLeod and Brawn have charge of the entertainment.

Notices/Announcements

  • Announcements (1)
    • L.H. Cawthon announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • Miles Warren announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • J.E. Wooten announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • Samuel J. McCall announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • J.A. Richbourg announces candidacy for County Commissioner of the Fourth District of Walton County
    • A.W. Powell announces candidacy for County Commissioner of the Fourth District of Walton County
    • Jas. L. Clary announces candidacy for Tax Collector of Walton County
    • Herman Bludworth announces candidacy for re-election to the office of County Commissioner of the First District of Walton County
    • Notice of Special Tax School District Election, Argyle, FL March 7, 1914 (1)
      • There will be an election held at the the school of Argyle, FL on March 7 to decide whether the area described will be used to create a special tax district for the school
      • Notice In Circuit Court of Walton County First Judicial Circuit of Florida (2)
        • T.M. McConnell vs. J.A. Myers Company, a corporation
        • Corporation is required to appear on or before the rule day in April, 1914
        • Chas. H. Gordon, Clerk Circuit Court
        • D. Stuart Gillis, Solicitor for Plaintiff
      • Notice (2)
        • Mary J. King, Administratrix of the Estate of W.M. King, deceased, will apply for final discharge from administratrix duties on January 15th at the offices of the Hon. W.E. Parish, County Judge of Walton County
      • Notice for the Application for tax deed under Section 8 of Chapter 4888, Laws of Florida (2)
        • L.F. Campbell, purchaser of tax certificate
        • Witnessed by Chas. H. Gordon, Clerk Circuit Court Walton County, FL
      • Call for Special School Tax District at Dorcas, FL (2)
        • Election will be held at Dorcas to decide whether or not to create a special school tax district
        • J.M. Mirler, T.A. McCallum, Wilkes Powell, Managers
        • Done by order of the Board of Public Instruction, J.E. Bowers, Chairman, Dan. Tratman, Secretary
      • Petition to the Honorable School Board of Walton County (2)
        • Taxpayers are calling for the creation of a sub-school district, the Argyle Sub School District
        • Signed by TS Merritt, CK Anderson, DW Vaughn, CM Bishop, JF Bishop, MG Whitton, WD McLean, JD Nobles, JR Crenshaw, Henry Casty,, Hermon Bludworth
        • By order of the Board of Public Instruction, Walton County, D.N. Trotman
      • Notice of Attachment (3)
        • In Court of Justice of Peace, State of Florida, Walton County, Eleventh District
        • J.E. McCall, Plantiff vs. H.M Woodard, Defendant
        • Woodard is notified that a Writ of Attachment has been issued against him and his property  attached to satisfy the demands of the plantiff, and he must appear before a Justice of the Peace
      • Notice of Sheriff’s Sale (3)
        • J.M. Bell, Sheriff
        • Sections of real estate for sale due to a court case involving Star Cooperate, B. Boothe, C.D. Powell and R.A. Bell
        • Terms of sale cash, deeds at cost of purchase
      • Notice of Publication (3)
        • John W. Barnett, guardian of the estate of Rudolph Barnett, Mabel Barnett and Gertrude Barnett, minor children of the late Ada Barnett, will apply to Hon. W.E. Parish, County Judge of Walton County, for leave to sell at a private sale sections of real estate in the interest of the minor children
        • D. Stuart Gillis, Guardian’s attorney
      • Special Master’s Sale (3)
        • Real Estate auction will be held on March 2, 1914 as a result of the case between J.W. Wilkerson, complainant, and S.F. and Amanda Rice, respondents
        • D. Stuart Gillis, Special Master in Chancery, will conduct the auction

The DeFuniak Herald – January 29, 1914 – General news

Contributed by Emily Petroskey

 

GENERAL NEWS & OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Knox Hill News (1)

  • Hon. W.C. McLean confined to his room for a few more days with la grippe
  • Mr. H.E. Wickersham brought Messrs. Perry and Harvey Henderson of DeFuniak down to his farm Monday, they are preparing to move their families here soon
    Dr. Bertrem was called to our town on professional business Saturday
  • Miss Ida Ray of DeFuniak Springs spent Saturday night and Sunday with home folks here
  • Dr. Lowery of Ponce de Leon was called to see Mrs. M.P. Rushing Saturday
  • Mr. &Mrs. C.A. Campbell were shopping in Ponce de Leon Friday
  • Mr. N.A. McLeod of Red bay passed through en route home Saturday night after having been to DeFuniak to take his civil service examination
  • Mr. Jerry Sutton of Ponce de Leon spent Saturday night and Sunday with friends here
  • Rev. R.Q. Barker of DeFuniak passed through Sunday to Red Bay where he preached that day and night
  • N. Gillis and son Angus spent Monday night at the County Hub
  • Callie Bowden of Beach Grove was in our burg Saturday on business
  • M.P. Rushing had a log rolling and clearing last Thursday
  • Mr. Carmen of Lockhart, AL is making preparations to build his farm here
  • P.D. McDonald of Pleasant Valley was a business visitor here last week
  • D.C. Morrison of Arcadia was in the surrounding vicinity last week cordially inviting us to work the road this week
  • Mr. Angus Gillis and Miss. Sallie Ray visited Ponce de Leon Saturday evening
  • S.G. Ward and Albert Adkison of Red Bay made a business trip here Friday
  • Jim Stewart and family of Beach Grove were guests of M.P. Rushing and family Thursday
  • Two candidates from Knox Hill are expected in the coming election
  • J.A. Gomillion spent last week at Miller’s Ferry and Bruce
  • General Spencer was an unusual visitor here Sunday
  • Rev. Griffin was in Mr. Harrell’s place in our mail route Saturday
  • M.P. Elmer transacted business in Ponce de Leon Tuesday
  • G.C. Gomillion called in Westville on Monday

Dorcas (1)

  • Uncle Alex was doing business in Deerland Monday
  • Allen Hart and Rev. W.P. Brunk drove to DeFuniak Monday, did their shopping, attended business and returned the same day.  Allen says he likes the good roads
  • Work on the Parsonage is progressing nicely
  • J. Matthew Miller and little daughter Lula visited DeFuniak Monday
  • Miss. Maggie Coley, accompanied by Mr. Sutton of Laurel Hill, were at church here Sunday
  • Mrs. P.M. Griffith and son Arzo were shopping in DeFuniak Monday
  • Farmers are getting land ready for spring crops
  • Mr. Elijah Bowdoin of Pink, AL, who recently purchased the Durham property, has moved his family here and expects to open a store soon, which is much needed and appreciated
  • Mr. A. McDonald left Monday for Eucheeanna where he expects to spend a few days visiting relatives
  • J.M. Miller has planted a number of fruit trees this season and expects to plant more

Local News (1)

  • Mrs. F.E. Brawner, of Pensacola, arrived last Saturday to visit her friend, Mrs. D.L. Campbell
  • Dr. Harley Cawthon is now located in the sanitary and completely equipped dental office in the north room of the Photo building, and having discontinued his trips to Freeport, will hereafter devote his entire time to practice here
  • Miss. Katie Walter, a niece of Mrs. Hunt, who is stopping with Miss. Mollie Richardson on the Circle, arrived last week from St. Louis, Missouri to spend a few weeks
  • Miss. Sarah Beal, of Miamisburg, Ohio arrived last week to visit her friend, Mrs. Hunt, who is stopping with Miss. Mollie Richardson on the Circle
  • Mrs. A.W. Dannelly of Glendale passed through our city last Tuesday en route to Mobile for business
  • Mr. & Mrs. Ed McCraken of Point Washington, were in town last Saturday

Local News Continued on Page 2

  • Mrs. D.H. King left yesterday morning for Clintonville, Al to visit her mother, Mrs. Joe Sawyer, who is quite ill
  • Miss. Mary Richardson is expected home tomorrow fro Evergreen, AL, where she has been spending a few days with her sister, Mrs. S.M. Northcutt
  • The tourists are having a meeting at the Alpine Park this afternoon from 2:30-5. We hope that all the people of our little city will join them and make them feel at home
  • Mr. & Mrs. James are pleasantly located at Mrs. Sue Gillis’
  • Miss. Grace Brown, who has been nursing a patient at Bonifay, expects to return to DeFuniak this week.
  • The many friends of Mrs. Catts are glad to know that she is able to be up and around the house after her long illness of several weeks
  • Mrs. John Cameron, of Pensacola, after a pleasant visit to Mrs. Sue Gillis, returned home last week.

Local News Continued on Page 4

  • Mrs. F.M. Neel, of Union, was in town last Thursday visiting her sister, Mrs. John M. Laird
  • Mrs. D.W. Haskew, and son, Lawrence, are visiting relatives this week in DeFuniak Springs and Ponce de Leon – Florala News Democrat
  • Messrs. W.F. Meigs and Howard L. Cawthon, of DeFuniak Springs were in the city a short while last Monday morning – Florala News Democrat
  • Mrs. & Mrs. White, of Lakewood, arrived last week to visit their son, J.A. White and family for a few days
  • Mr. L.H. Nelson of Ponce de Leon was in town last Saturday on business
  • Mrs. Edney, of Florala, AL, who has been visiting her mother, Mrs. J.C. Walden, Sr. returned to her home last Saturday
  • Mrs. Brocks, of Brockton, AL, who has been here visiting her mother, Mrs. J.C. Walden Sr. returned to her home last Saturday morning
  • Mr. Baldwin and family of Pensacola moved here and are occupying A.F. Paderick’s residence on Live Oak Avenue
  • Miss. Ruth Davis, of Marianna, arrived last Friday night to spend a few days with her friend, Miss. Susie May Walden
  • Mr. Wilkes, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Saturday on business
  • Mr. Neel McLeod, of Red Bay, was in town last Saturday visiting friends
  • County Commissioner, Hermon Bludworth, of Argyle, was in town last Saturday
  • Rev. West, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Saturday on business
  • Miss. Steptoe Campbell, who is a teacher at the Industrial School, spent last Saturday with her friends, Mr. & Mrs. H. Thornber at Bide-a-Wee
  • Mrs. Jewel Adams, of Paxton, was in town last Saturday on business
  • Mrs. Davis, of Chipley, who has been visiting her brother, Mr. D.F. Wooten and children, left for home last Saturday
  • Mrs. J.C. Douglas, of Argyle, was in town last Saturday visiting relatives
  • Mr. Frank Wilkes, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Saturday on business
  • Miss. Cebelle Green visited friends at Ponce de Leon last Saturday
  • J.W. Pool, of Lucedale, Mississippi, visited this section last week with a view to locating here.  He has gone to DeFuniak for a visit but may return here – Panama City Pilot
  • Mr. & Mrs. Sturdevant, of Crown Point, Ind. Arrived last Saturday to visit their daughter, Mrs. John Prescott
  • J.C. Smith of Glendale, was in town last Saturday on business
  • Mrs.  Martin Buskin, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. & Mrs. C.W. Jones, left for her home in Pensacola last Saturday night
  • Miss. Jimmie Lou Burkes, who is teaching in Crestview, was in town last Saturday visiting her parents
  • Mrs. L.P. Campbell left Wednesday for Marianna to visit her brother, Mr. Guss Lewis and family
  • Mr. R.P. Winslett visited Dorcas last Friday in the interest of the Telephone Company
  • Mr. & Mrs. B.H. Sutton and children of DeFuniak visited Mr. Sutton’s parents, Mr. & Mrs. J.B. Sutton, at this place last Saturday and Sunday – Laurel Hill News
  • Miss. Corine Mickler, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Saturday visiting friends
  • J.D. Anderson of Argyle was in town last Saturday on business
  • Mr. Cleve Prescott of Milligan was in town last Monday visiting relatives and friends
  • Mr. & Mrs. Dannelly left last Sunday for Samson, AL to visit their daughter, Mrs. W.S. McDuffie, who is quite ill
  • Mr. A.D. Smith, of Marion, Indiana, arrived last Sunday and is stopping at the Walton Hotel
  • Mr. & Mrs. H.W. McConnell of Rock Hill were in town last Monday visiting relatives
  • Miss. Ida Ray visited home folks at Knox Hill last Sunday
  • Mr. Charlie Henderson of Ponce de Leon was in town last Saturday on business
  • Mr. C.H. Gordon visited his parents at Gordon on Sunday
  • Mr. Mapoles, editor of the Laurel Hill News was in town last Saturday visiting friends
  • Miss. Lottie Alford, who is here attending Palmer College, left last Saturday for Chipley to visit her mother
  • Misses Margurette and Nanye McFadden, of Louisville, KY, arrived last Monday and are stopping at the Walton Hotel.
  • Mr. F.E. Brawner, of Pensacola, who has been here visiting Dr. D.L. Campbell and family returned home last Sunday night
  • Mrs. Powell and children, of Crestview, who have been here visiting Mrs. Powell’s parents, Mr. & Mrs. A.R. Campbell, returned to her home last Sunday night
  • Miss. Ada Campbell, who is teaching at Campbell’s Rest, was in town last Sunday visiting her parents
  • Mr. G.W. Keen Jr., of Mossy Head, was in town last Saturday on business
  • Miss. Flora McLean visited her parents at Eucheeanna last Sunday
  • Mrs. C.E. Hewett and daughters visited Mr. Hewett at Antioch last Sunday
  • Mrs. Matthew Miller of Dorcas was in town last Monday visiting friends
  • Mr. & Mrs. W.D. McLean of Argyle were in town last Sunday visiting their niece, Mrs. W.K. Jennings
  • Mrs. Griffith and children, of Dorcas, were in town last Monday visiting friends
  • Rev. Sanders left last Friday for the North in the interests of Palmer College
  • Miss. Irene Brown, of Red Bay, who is here attending the Industrial School, left last Monday morning to visit her parents, Mr. & Mrs. J.N. Brown for a few days
  • Messrs. E. Murphy, J.W. Wilkerson, Alex Wilkerson, W.M. Henly, of Glendale, were in town last Monday on business
  • Messrs. John Levin and J. Laird, of Union, were in town last Monday on business
  • Mr. J.B. Alford, of Alaqua, was in town last Monday
  • Allen Hart, of Dorcas, was in town last Monday on business
  • Mr. Bowden, of Knox Hill, was in town last Monday on business
  • Mr. Fate Bell, of Knox Hill, was in town last Monday on business
  • Mr. & Mrs. J.W. Davis of Deerland, were in town last Sunday visiting friends
  • Mrs. Ousley, of Notasulga, AL, arrived last Thursday to visit her daughter, Mrs. D.E. Burkes
  • Mrs. J.T. Richardson and son, who have been visiting relatives in Pensacola, returned home last Monday
  • Mr. W.J. Henderson and son, of Luanna, were in town last Monday on business
  • The W.C.T.U. will meet at the home of Mrs. Johnny Richardson next Tuesday February 3 at 3 P.M.  All members and those interested are invited
  • The A-Muse U postponed its opening from last Friday to this Friday – January 30, from 6 to 10 PM at the Hotel Walton
  • Mrs. J.E. Clark and baby, of Mossy Head, were in town last Tuesday visiting friends
  • Mr. T.P. Andrews, a prosperous merchant of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Tuesday on business
  • Mr. J.L. Edwards of Glendale was in town last Tuesday on business
  • Mr. L. Smith, of Mossy Head, was in town last Tuesday on business
  • Sheriff Bell and sister, Miss. Mattie, visited their parents at Eucheeanna last Tuesday
  • Mr. D.R. Moore, a prominent merchant of Laurel Hill was in town last Tuesday on business
  • Mr. W.S. Shepherd visited Deerland last Tuesday on business
  • Mr. D. Haskill, of Laurel Hill was in town last Tuesday on business
  • Mr. A.F. Bullard visited Pensacola last Tuesday
  • Mr. W.F. Graves visited Pensacola last Tuesday on business

 

Notices/Announcements

  • Notice (2)
    • In Circuit Court of Walton County, First Judicial Circuit of Florida
    • T.M. McConnell vs. J.A. Myers Company, a corporation
    • Corporation is required to appear on or before the rule day in April, 1914
    • Chas. H. Gordon, Clerk Circuit Court
    • D. Stuart Gillis, Solicitor for Plaintiff
  • Call for Special School Tax District at Dorcas, FL (2 & 4)
    • Election will be held at Dorcas to decide whether or not to create a special school tax district
    • J.M. Mirler, T.A. McCallum, Wilkes Powell, Managers
    • Done by order of the Board of Public Instruction, J.E. Bowers, Chairman, Dan. Tratman, Secretary
  • Notice (2)
    • Mary J. King, Administratrix of the Estate of W.M. King, deceased, will apply for final discharge from administratrix duties on January 15th at the offices of the Hon. W.E. Parish, County Judge of Walton County
  • Notice of Sheriff’s Sale (2 & 4)
    • J.M. Bell, Sheriff
    • Sections of real estate for sale due to a court case involving Star Cooperate, B. Boothe, C.D. Powell and R.A. Bell
    • Terms of sale cash, deeds at cost of purchase
  • Tax Notice (4)
    • A.D. Gillis, Tax Assessor of Walton County, and James A McLean, Tax Collector of Walton County, will be assessing taxes for 1914 at the following times and places
    • Glendale on February 4, Darlington on February 5, and Gaskin on February 6
  • Notice of Publication (4)
    • U.S. Land office at Gainesville, FL
    • Berry Morrell of Mossy Head, FL on February 8, 1909 made a homestead entry sered No. 05125, has now filed notice of intention to make 5 year proof to establish claim before the Clerk of the Circuit Court at DeFuniak Springs on March 10, 1914
    • Claimant names as witnesses C.D. Meigs, S.R. Richardson, J.W. Richardson, and F.M. Turner, all of Mossy Head
    • Henry S. Chubb, Register
  • Special Master’s Sale (4)
    • Real Estate auction will be held on March 2, 1914 as a result of the case between J.W. Wilkerson, complainant, and S.F. and Amanda Rice, respondents
    • D. Stuart Gillis, Special Master in Chancery, will conduct the auction
  • Notice (4)
    • John W. Barnett, guardian of the estate of Rudolph Barnett, Mabel Barnett and Gertrude Barnett, minor children of the late Ada Barnett, will apply to Hon. W.E. Parish, County Judge of Walton County, for leave to sell at a private sale sections of real estate in the interest of the minor children
    • D. Stuart Gillis, Guardian’s attorney
  • Notice for the Application for tax deed under Section 8 of Chapter 4888, Laws of Florida (4)
    • L.F. Campbell, purchaser of tax certificate
    • Witnessed by Chas. H. Gordon, Clerk Circuit Court Walton County, FL
  • Petition to the Honorable School Board of Walton County (4)
    • Taxpayers are calling for the creation of a sub-school district, the Argyle Sub School District
    • Signed by TS Merritt, CK Anderson, DW Vaughn, CM Bishop, JF Bishop, MG Whitton, WD McLean, JD Nobles, JR Crenshaw, Henry Casty,, Hermon Bludworth
    • By order of the Board of Public Instruction, Walton County, D.N. Trotman
  • Announcements (4)
    • L.H. Cawthon announces candidacy for the office of Treasurer of Walton County
    • Miles Warren announces candidacy for the office of Treasurer of Walton County
    • J.E. Wooten announces candidacy for the office of Treasurer of Walton County, subject to the Democratic Primary of June, 1914
    • J.A. Richbourg announces candidacy for the office of County Commissioner for the Fourth District of Walton County, subject to the action of the Democratic Primary

The Breeze – June 27, 1912 – General news

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Gossip by our Correspondents That May or May Not Interest You

 

Niceville

  • BH Sutton left Friday for Crestville and Laurel Hill
  • Dr. Strong of Freeport was here to see Mrs. Edge, Thursday night
  • Mrs. BP Edge has been ill for the past few days but is improving
  • Mrs GW Allen is visiting her cousin Ms. (sic) JM Jordan at Garnier’s this week.
  • WF Hill of Garniers spent a few days at the Rocky Ranger Station
  • Mrs. JL Heath has been very ill for the past few days but is improving
  • M/M RE Nathy (sic) have daughter, born Sunday June 16
  • JH Tison returned Tuesday on the Launch Viola from visit to home folks in Savannah
  • DP McKenzie, BP Edge, JS McKinney went to DeFuniak on business, Sunday, Mr. Edge returned on Monday

 

Eucheeanna

  • Mrs. PV Lindsey is still very sick
  • RL McLendon & family spent the day here Sunday
  • Cassy Davis of DeFuniak was at the sing here Sunday night
  • John & Campbel Morison of Arcadia, were here Saturday night
  • Miss Sarah Ann Casewell is visiting her sister Mrs. Davis at Freeport this week
  • M/M Herman Bludworth visited at Argyle Saturday night and Sunday
  • M/M Albert Lindsey , children and Frank Buihannan (sic) of DeFuniak spent Sundy here
  • M/M Philip Garrett hosted party, Saturday night

 

Pleasant Valley

  • Ezra Moore of Moores’ was at the sing Saturday night
  • Mason Rushing, Leon Reeves and WM Smith were at Ponce de Leon Saturday
  • Miss Mary Gomillion has recently returned from a visit to relatives at Caryville
  • Rev. Peacock has postponed prayer meetings for a few weeks
  • MK Rushing purchased a site in Ponce deLeon from GB Smith on which to put a swa mill
  • Granpa & Granma Reeves of Hartford accompanied by Miss Howell, visited their sons Bascom & Leon here, last week
  • Alex May’s son of Douglas’ Cross Roads regularly bring corn to be milled here
  • Douglas’ Cross Roads – picnic to be held July 3 (southwest of Ponce de Leon, near home of Angus Douglass)

 

Knox Hill

  • Mrs. Senn of DeFuniak visited relatives here last week.
  • Angus McKinnon & Ned Beattiie passed through her Friday
  • WH Elmer of Lynn Haven is visiting relatives here this week
  • JA Gillis visited his grandparents near Ponce de Leon Sunday
  • JA Ray & JA Gillis visited Caryville Saturday
  • Rev. Langley of Bartow, Fla., preached here Monday night
  • Robert Bell & family visited Mrs. MP Rushing last week
  • Miss Kate Gillis & brother Alwin left this morning for the big picnic in Florala
  • M/M Elmer and Miss Salie Rey on business in Ponce de Leon, Monday
  • Alwin Gillis & Casy Davis of DeFuniak visited friends and relatives here Sunday
  • LE Laird & Curry Douglas attended sing Friday night at Knox Hill Academy
  • County Solicitor Campbell reminds county residents that selling of non-necessary items on Sunday is not allowed
  • FQ, Tervin’s mill near Bearhead burned last Thursday evening; loss estimated at $1,000
  • Captain Stinson of Company KFST of DeFuniak Springs organized  a squad, here. Joined: Will Talbot, Robert Davis, Cecil Miller, Rue Tew, Armor Johnson, H Kates, CE Miller, JH Dixon, Price Hickman, Howatd Cox, P Allen, Ed Allen, Will Allen,Horace Dixon, Claude Hollis – Bonifay Advertiser

 

Teacher Assignments

  1. Gaskin – Louis Blount, Dollye King
  2. Paxton – JJ Hathaway, Beatrice Cawthon, Effie K McDonald
  3. Clear Springs – Alma Recket, Bessie McGhee
  4. Laurel Hill – JT Hathaway, Minnie Tippin, Mrs. AL Coleman, Neta Campbell
  5. Ebenezer – Ezra Moore
  6. Magnolia – WF King
  7. Campton – WT Brannon
  8. New Harmony – Kate Gillis
  9. Glendale – Misses FE Gillis, Mary McKinnon, Christian McKinnon
  10. Mossy Head – Minnis Bragg
  11. Silver Springs – Jimmie Lou Burks, JA Gillis
  12. Crestview –  Jimmie Lou Burks
  13. Mt. Olive – Louisa Tappan
  14. Iona – Stealle Preacher, Thelma Gillis
  15. Pleasant Ridge – Frank Miles
  16. Antioch – Annie McDonald
  17. Arcadia – Pallie  Miles
  18. Pleasant Valley – Miss Eppa Jones, Will Wooten
  19. DeFuniak Springs (grammar grades) – Sexton Johnson, Irene McSween. Flora E Gillis, Mary V Boyle, Dollye King, Ruby McConnell, Christian McKinnon
  20. Alaqua, No. 1 – Joe McKinnon, Rae Ackley
  21. Steele – Howard Thalimer
  22. Eucheeanna – Christian Gillis, Harvey Biddle
  23. Mossy Bend – Minnie Tippin
  24. Alice Creek – Callie Ward
  25. Svea – Aubrey Stephens, Lillian Stephens
  26. Boggy – Ross Brown
  27. Portland – CL Trotman, Irene McCallum
  28. Natural Bridge – Malcolm Morrison
  29. Freeport – Lee Smith, Annie McDonald, Ada Campbell, Jennie Campbell
  30. Black Creek – Fena Yent
  31. Seven Runs – Ola Miller
  32. Dorcas – Willie Dowling
  33. Moores – Mabel Moore
  34. Rock Hill – WL Hurst
  35. Beach Grove [sometimes spelled Beech – Ed] – Jeanette Campbell
  36. Juniper Bay – Sarah E Ray
  37. Attica – Ina Kennedy
  38. Sardis – Mrs AG Wyatt
  39. Hulion – Tillman Clifton
  40. Basin – Crma (sic) Mickler
  41. Deerland – Mary V. Boyle
  42. Indian Creek – Laura Beck McConneell (sic)
  43. Darlington – two months, EHS Beall
  44. Pleasant Hill – Ebin Burlison
  45. Tioga – Cleveland Prescott
  46. Ceutral (sic) – Ada Campbell
  47. Union – Minnie Kennedy
  48. Argyle – Christian McDonald
  49. Halford – L Ross Baker
  50. New Home – Minnie Kennedy
  51. Stella – Maggie Colie
  52. Campbell’s Rest – Minnie Bragg, two months
  53. Pond Creek – Nettie Oman
  54. Gum Creek – Evie Oman
  55. Chestnut – Nettie Oman

 

Colored Schools

  1. Macedonia – Lottie M Wilson
  2. Oak Grove – Grant Campbell
  3. Bruce Creek – Sarah R. Jones
  4. St Johns – Eldest McCray
  5. DeFuniak – Grant Campbell, Beulah Joyner, Evana Gipson
  6. Cedar Grove – EP Sanchez
  7. Black Ranch – ML Clay
  8. Poplar Springs – Maude Thomas
  9. McDuffie – Birdie Moore

 

Major Cawthon & Lt. Cawthon of the 3rd Battalion along with; Sgt Richardson, & Pvts. Fisher, W Cawthon & C Ward, Sgt Bradbury, Corp. Hall & pvts. Ackley and Spence left Saturday for at the annual target shoot at Black point; LT Kennedy will join them

 

Local News

  • Dave Vaughn of Ponce de Leonwas here Monday
  • Charles Campbell was up from Freeport last week
  • M/M Herman Bludworth of Eucheeanna were here Monday
  • BP Edge was here from Niceville on business, Monday
  • Ducan (sic) Wilks of Ponce de Leon was here on business, Monday
  • Jim Clary here from Laurel Hill for court last week
  • AC Bailey and daughter, Lola are visiting relatives in New York state at his boyhood home
  • WL Cawthon was fishing at Basin Friday
  • CK McCaskill offers a used Brush runabout for $175 cash
  • Mrs. Varanadoe of Atlanta, GA is visiting her perents, M/M TF Bludworth
  • Harry (sic) Muray and Will Meigs and others were in Florala to attend the Masonic celebration on Monday
  • Jim Hadley “must work six months for totin’ a pistol” [presumably without a permit – Ed]
  • Postmaster Eddy has info on carrier opening for Alaqua
  • CK Anderson was down from Argyle Saturday
  • Walker Howell & Martin Day from Arcadia were here Saturday
  • Mrs. RW Storrs and children returned from St. Andrews last Thursday night; she is much improved
  • Mrs. JR Brown gave house party in honor of Miss Waite of Pensacola, Wednesday at Red Bay
  • Mrs. AE Bowers announced the marriage of her daughter Annie Myrtie to William Walter Kinsaul at Lockhart, Ala. Sunday June 16
  • Jim Laird brought tomatoes to town Saturday
  • Mr. Geo Boutelle, former resident died recently; principal of Braidentown (sic) High School
  • Rev. JB Cummings, editor of the Alabama Christian Advocate preached at the Methodist Church Sunday; formerly pastor of the Marianna Church, 20+ years ago.
  • Aaron Brewer of Deerland brought his son to have the doctor remove a deeply embedded splinter from his foot
  • Petitions for appearance on the ballot of city: Mayor – DS Gillis, Clerk – AR Campbell & Murray S Cawthon, Marshal – John W Douglass & ED Wester, Councilmen – WL Cawthon, PL Biddle, DH Simmmons & DH Simmons
  • Hand churned buttermilk, 5cents per quart. Englewood Farm
  • Mrs LH Cawthon left Monday night for her old home in Notaslga, Ala
  • CLSC met Tuesday night with the Misses Landrum
  • John Cawthon of Pensacola visited relatives here last week
  • Miss Chirstie Gillis to visit Mrs. WE Quarterman at Live Oak for 2 weeks
  • Miss Minnie McCaskill hosts Miss Virginia Jones of Augusta, Ga.
  • Dance held at Chautauqua Hotel in honor of Miss Bell of Pensacola visiting Mrs. Chas. F Turner
  • Miss Ruth Catts left Thursday for house party in Ala.
  • LJ Bush is expected home after some weeks away
  • Mrs Oscar Rogers and little son Howard, are back after several months in Pensacola
  • Miss Christian Gillis is giving a house party in her old home at Knox Hill
  • Dr & Mrs McKinnon, Miss Armints McKinnon, Miss Kate Morrison, Miss Mary Campbell, Miss Matlock, Ralph Campbell, Angus Gillis, JL McKinnon were fishing down at Pink Ward’s last week
  • Misses Ashley, Marian, Nannie Pearl & Elizabeth Cawthon returned Tuesday from visiting relatives in Florala
  • Major Harley , Walter & Hope Cawthin took honors at shooting match at Black Point
  • Judge William Wilson of Santa Rosa was her yesterday on his way to Vernon
  • L&N RR offers round trip to Chicago for $29.95

 

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler

The Breeze – June 13, 1912 – General news

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Neighborhood News

 

Garden City

  • Mrs Stokes of Laurel Hill was visiting friends here las Sunday
  • Barson Scott and Malory Green were hurt badly Friday night when driving mule wagon too fast
  • Plaist Masions’ little girl has been quite ill for the last week
  • Miss Eula Mae Green “made a flying trip to Bascon Geren Friday evening.” [I believe that should read Bascom Green – Ed.]
  • Miss Velmer Reckford has been quite ill the past few days
  • Mrs. AL Hare has been ill for the past week
  • Miss Margaret Reickord, father and brother made a business trip to section 3 last Wednesday
  • Mr. Battersbe went to Montgomery to see a doctor

 

Niceville

  • M/MBH Sutton, M/M BC Davis, Miss Lula Edge, SS Spence and Mr. Ross visited in Camp Walton, Saturday
  • JR Bedding left Sunday to spend a few weeks with relatives in Opp, Ala.
  • M/M Jacob Benton and children, M/M Linsey of Opp, Ala. Visited here and went on fox hunt
  • BM Archibald spent a few days in Pensacola this week
  • Mrs JE Jeraunld, returned to her home in Pensacola Saturday after visiting here
  • M/M BH Sutton, BP Edge, M/M RC Davis, M Ross, Miss Lula Edge, Walter Miller and Master Joel Edge spent Tuesday fishing at Pippens Lake
  • BH Sutton took his wife and little girl, Berlas to Pensacola to the doctor
  • JH Tison left for Savannah, Ga., Saturday to visit relatives – had been here for a year
  • Miss Rosa Browne, of Laurel Hill is visiting Miss Lula Edge
  • IA Helms of Holt is spending a few days with relatives and friends
  • WF Hill of Garniers is spending this week with ER McKee at the Rocky Ranger Station

 

Knox Hill

  • Norman Gillis has been sick for the past week
  • Dr. CB McKinnon made professional visit here Tuesday
  • John Gillis and sister, Miss Thelmer (sic) have returned from DeFuniak where they were taking the County Exam
  • Alwin Gillis came home Thursday came home to see his sick father; he will stay for a few days
  • Messrs. Frank McKinnon, Knox Gillis & wife, of DeFuniak visited Mr. Gillis’ sister and brothers last week
  • Mrs. WH Elmer, of Lynn Haven is visiting her father and son for a few days
  • Dan Ray & Will Smith attended services at Beach Grove Sunday
  • Oliver Pouncy left for Lockhart where he will work for a while
  • Mrs. PD McSween of Pleasant Ridge visited friends here Saturday
  • WC Gillis was in Ponce de Leon Saturday on business
  • HE Wickersham & Stuart Gillis of DeFuniak visited their uncle Norman Gillis here Thursday
  • JW Gillis and son Alex were in Ponce de Leon on business Saturday

 

Pleasant Valley

  • Mason Rushing returned from Ponce de Leon Friday, where he had been carpentering
  • WM Smith was in Ponce de Leon on business Friday
  • Miss Lillian McDonald of Westville visited her grandmother her for a few days after visiting her sister in Milton.
  • Miss Mary Gomillion returned Sunday from visit to relatives in Westville
  • Rev. Peacock lectured at the school house Thursday night
  • Misses May Smith, Nora & Mary Gomillion were guests of Miss Mary Rushing Sunday
  • Jerry Day made his usual call here Sunday
  • WM Smith made his usual call down Beech Grove way, Sunday
  • Miss Lillian Mc Donald and father of Caryville, were here Friday and Saturday
  • Miss Mary Gomillion was in Westville Saturday
  • Jenry (sic) May of Caryville made his usual call at MK Rushing’s Sunday
  • Miss Ann Kennington and Aden Ward passed through on the way to Ponce de Leon
  • NA McDonald & FL Gomillion from camps near Douglass cross roads Saturday night. FL Gomillion wxpects to move to Caryville next week
  • M/M John A McDonald of DeFuniak spent Sunday and Monday with parents here
  • Messrs. Willie & Harlin Campbell and Lonie King spent Sunday at Ponce de Leon
  • Mason Rushing is home after working at Ponce de Leon with Geo. Smit
  • Messrs. Bob Hinson and John & Geo. Lee and Preston Bass left Douglass Cross Roads for Pleasant Valley
  • Miss Ola Gomillion visited Miss Carrie Adeline Rudhing, Sunday
  • Our Sunday School is progressing nicely under the management of Miss Mary Rushing, Sect., Mrs. AP Peacock, Supt, and first teacher, Mrs Sarah McDonald, second teacher and Mrs MK Rushing third teacher.

 

Eucheeanna

  • Mrs Bludworth & Mrs Lindsey were shopping in DeFuniak Saturday
  • Crowd of young folks at the sing at CE Howell’s Saturday night
  • M/M RJ Garrett & niece, little Miss Isabelle Garrett of Freeport visited relatives here Saturday and Sunday
  • Rev. Sellers filled regular appointment here Sunday
  • Mrs CE Howell returned from long visit to Pt. Washington
  • Miss Mollie Ward & William Smith attended Sunday School here Sunday evening.
  • TJ Garrett & m/M Charlie Garrett visited here Saturday night and Sunday
  • Porter Infinger attended church here Sunday morning
  • Ed Laird made his regular visit here Sunday evening.
  • Misses Mary D Bowers & Savannah Garrett spent Sunday with Miss Ella McLendon
  • Earnest & Michael Burke attended church here Sunday morning

 

New home

The One Price Cash House is erecting a 54X140 ft, 2-story building with elevators on the lot just east of the McCaskill garage

 

  • John Q. Adams is here from Portland this week
  • Miss Minnie McCaskill is home from college

 

Local News

  • Frank Bell was up from Eucheeanna Monday
  • Davis Clary was down from Laurel Hill Monday
  • Mrs. Cameron visiting Mrs. Sue Gillis this week
  • “Uncle Billie” Powell of Dorcas was in town, Sarurday
  • Mrs RG Smith & children visiting in Bagdad this week
  • Ernest Walden was here from Mossyhead the first of the week
  • JJ McCaskill left Tuesday night on business in Chicago
  • Ben Morris from Claroy visiting homefolks Sunday
  • M/M Chester Beard of Mossyhead were shopping here Saturday
  • RL Burnham & DL Ingram of Freeport were here Tuesday
  • Wavy Wadsford will enter Dental Dept. of Vanderbilt University this fall
  • Malcolm McCaskill was here from Hosford on business first of the week
  • Wanted at once, 5 log teams at Wausau – REL McCaskill & Co.
  • S Kropman, district mgr. for Standard Oil Co., was here on business Saturday
  • M/M Gifford Garrett & Miss Annie Storrs were up from Pensacola to spend Sunday with homefolks
  • Jenkins Lowe was up from Eucheeanna Saturday; he is 81 years old and has never worn glasses
  • RH Adams resigned from the city council
  • Mrs. WL McDonald of DeFuniak visited daughters Mesdames Oscar Steele & AD Campbell last week – Laurel Hill News
  • “Mr Carden has the neatest thing in the way of a compact pocket camera we have ever seen. It fit nicely in the breast pocket if the coat and still takes a nice picture”
  • Wm W Flournoy offers 2 6-room houses for rent
  • Bob McCaskill went to Pensacola Tuesday night
  • J Walter Kehoeis attending court here this week.
  • JT Gilbert has been spending the week here overhauling his auto
  • “M/M Geo. Marzoni are here on a visit to the latter’s Mr and Mrs JA McCall” [presumably parents of the wife – Ed.]
  • Col Flournoy returned from important business in Chicago last Friday
  • REL McCaskill left Monday for Wausau to attend his saw mill interests
  • LJ Bush of Hotel Chautauqua is away on business for the hotel
  • MR Gaskin did effective work on the slayed streets last week with county road equipment
  • Mrs Storrs is improving at St. Andrews and expects to return next week
  • Books & stationery at a  bargain to close up the estate of the late DG MdLeod at his store the remainder of this week
  • Bob Drake bought 2 Brudh autos from REL McCaskill, local agent, with which to cary the mail on the Freeport route
  • Mrs Frank Wilson hosts social for BYPU next Friday night
  • WCTU meets 4 PM next Saturday – either at the Lake yard or at Mrs. Mannings, depending on weather
  • WC McLean of Knox Hill is attending court this week
  • Doc Davis came up from Niceville Sunday
  • JJ Meigs came over from Bristol Saturday night for a day with homefolks
  • Eugene Thorp is back from college at  Greensboro
  • ME Savage & MF Shaw prominent turpentine men from Crestview were here Tuesday
  • Miss Myrtle & Evelyn Bowers were here Sunday on a short visit to their mother, Mrs AE Bowers
  • Mrs Dowling & daughter, Miss Willie of DeFunisk Springs are here visiting Mrs. Mathison, Mrs. Dowling’s daughter, this week – Panama Pilot
  • Robert Touart, with Dixie Drugs for the past few months, has taken a position in Mobile and leaves this week
  • TF Bludworth, Jr., attends the Convention of the National Electric Light Assoc, in Seattle and will make extended tour of the west – New York Paper
  • CB Ferdon of Crestview was here Friday
  • De Murphy was called to Pensacola to visit his seriously ill wife; he had mumps and had to wait till it was safe for him to “venture out”
  • HE Graham & Miss Anna Thompson, eldest daughter of M/M HW Thompson of Bagdad, were married at an early hour last Wednesday morning and left on the 9 o’clock train for parts in Lousiana.” – Milton Star

 

 

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler

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 – July 6, 1911 – Page 5

Mr. John McJenon and Miss Mary Douglass were married, at the residence of the bride’s father near Knox Hill. May all joy be theirs.

[Contributed by Michael Strickland]

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