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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 – February 5, 1914 – Page 2

Deerland

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

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 2

Ealum

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

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The 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 19, 1914 – General news

Contributed by Emily Petroskey

 

GENERAL NEWS AND OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Local News Items (1)

  • Wanted to Rent- An Oil Stove, must been in good condition
  • Mr. Dan Hughes, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Thursday visiting his daughter, Mrs. Lancelot Hughes.
  • Mr. Butler of Ponce de Leon was in town last Thursday visiting friends.
  • Mr. & Mrs. Joe Moore and baby, of Darlington, were in town last Friday
  • Mrs. D.H. King returned from Clintonville, AL last Friday after visiting her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Joe Sawyer
  • The Ladies’ Missionary Society off the M. E. Church will sell cake and homemade bread at the Racket Store next Saturday afternoon from 2 to 5 o’clock.
  • Mr. J.T. Sawyer, of Clintonville, AL autoed over last Friday to visit his sister, Mrs. D. H. King
  • Mr. F. J. White visited friends at Bonifay last Saturday
  • Mrs. Mullens and children of Atlanta, GA arrived last Wednesday to visit her sister, Mrs. Robert Hemphill a few weeks
  • Mr. & Mrs. Albert Brock of Brockton, AL were in town last Friday visiting heir aunt, Mrs. D.H. King
  • Mr. J. J. Fitzgerald of Poley, AL was in town visiting friends the first of the week.
  • R.G. Smith, who has been here visiting his family left yesterday morning for Bristol.
  • Dr. Huggins and J. W. Hicks, of Freeport, were in town last Sunday
  • John Cawthon, of Munson, was in town last Sunday visiting his parents
  • Murray Cawthon, of Paxton, was in town last Sunday visiting his parents.
  • Charlie Henderson of Luanna was in town last Tuesday
  • M. Smith, who has been here spending a few weeks in our city, left last Tuesday for Jacksonville
  • Chautauqua Programs and mailing envelopes can be had at the Herald office
  • Mr. James Nipe, who has been spending the past six weeks with The Herald family, left Tuesday for Tallahassee, from whence he will go to points in North Carolina and Virginia.
  • Mr. T. L. Straughn, one of Glendale’s hustling merchants, was in the city Monday and gave The Herald a nice order for job printing and advertising.  Note his big advertisement of a closing out sale elsewhere in this issue.  We regret to learn that Mr. Straughn contemplates going out of the mercantile business and we shall wish him well in whatever line of business he may elect to engage.
  • Mrs. M.O. Brawner, of Pensacola, is expected next week to visit her parents.
  • Mr. & Mrs. McBride, who have been visiting our city a few weeks, left last Tuesday for Jacksonville.
  • Rev. J.E. West of Ponce de Leon was in town last Tuesday on business
  • Andy Henderson and wife of Ponce de Leon were in town last Tuesday
  • J.C. Smith and wife of Glendale were in town last Tuesday
  • Coy Hewett and wife of NC arrived last Tuesday to visit their cousins, C.E. Hewett and family
  • Mr and Mrs. W.F. Croft and daughter Emma Gene attended the funeral of Mr. Croft’s sister, Mrs. John Croft at Freeport last Thursday
  • Mrs. Dave McQuarrie, who is here visiting her parents, Mr. & Mrs. R. Buchanan expects to leave in a few days for her new home in Madison.
  • J.E. McConnell, of Claroy was in town last Monday visiting his brothers
  • Allen Hart and son of Dorcas were in town last Monday on business
  • Judge Porter of Grand Ridge was in town the first of the week visiting his many friends
  • Mr. Rodwell of Florala, AL was in town last Friday visiting his sister, Miss. Myrtle Rodwell, who is attending Palmer College
  • J.W. Henderson and wife of Luanna were in town last Tuesday
  • Miss. Mary Lou Mathis of Union, was in town last Monday visiting friends
  • Mr. Bud Balkom of Union was in town last Monday on business
  • Mr. Henderson and family of Darlington were in town last Monday
  • W.J. Davis of Deerland was in town last Monday on business
  • Mrs. J.B. Carr and baby of Holt arrived yesterday to visit her parents, Mr. & Mrs. R. Buchanan
  • Miss. Myrtle Rodwell and friend, Miss. Ruth McLean visited Miss. Rodwell’s parents at Florala, AL last Saturday and Sunday
  • Mrs. Chapman of Geneva, AL who has been here visiting her daughter Mrs. J.E. Grave left for her home last Monday
  • Mrs. A.R. Campbell returned from Crestview last Wednesday after a few days with her daughter, Mrs.  Powell
  • Mr. Dunans, of Ohio, arrived last Sunday to visit his son and family
  • J.D. Anderson of Eucheeanna was in town last Monday
  • Charlie McLeod and sister Miss. Sarah, and mother visited relatives at Eucheeanna last Thursday
  • Mr. & Mrs. Stuart Gillis and daughter visited friends at River Junction last Thursday
  • Mr. Simmons of Ponce de Leon was in town last Monday
  • Messrs. Angus Gillis and John Cameron of Knox Hill were in town last Friday
  • Master Alex Gillis of Palmer College visited his parents at Knox Hill last Saturday and Sunday
  • Mr. W.C. McLean of Knox Hill was in town last Saturday on business
  • Mr. & Mrs. W.F. Jones and son visited friends at Bearhead last Sunday afternoon
  • Mr. & Mrs. L. F. Cawthon and children visited Bearhead last Sunday afternoon
  • Mr. and Mrs. Claud Meigs visited their grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. C.D. Meigs at Mossy Head last Sunday
  • Mr. Bishop of Argyle was in town  Monday
  • Messrs. Clark and General Spencer visited friends at Alaqua Sunday
  • Mrs. Duggar of Climax, GA visited relatives  here Monday and Tuesday
  • Mr. Frink of Westville was in town Tuesday
  • Charlie McLeod of Beatrice visited his mother and sister Wednesday  and Thursday
  • Mrs. Robert Brown and children were the guests of Mrs. J. A. McDonald Monday and Tuesday
  • Mr. Gaskin of Caryville visited friends here Tuesday night
  • Mr. & Mrs. John A. McDonald visited relatives at Caryville Wednesday
  • Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Ray were the guests of Mr. Wooten and family Sunday
  • Mr. Charles Douglas of Westville was in town Saturday and Sunday
  • Mr. Ed Jordan of Milton was in town Sunday and Monday

Mossy Head (1)

  • S. Ginsburg spent Saturday in DeFuniak
  • C.D. Knapp of Greenwood spent last week visiting his sister, Mrs. John Meigs. He left Tuesday for New Mexico
  • Miss. Sadie Ginsburg and her friend Miss. Lillia Jacoby spent Saturday in our city
  • Messrs C.D. and J.J. Meigs spent Saturday in DeFuniak
  • Mr. & Mrs. Henderson from Boggy moved to Mossy Head last week
  • W.F. Meigs and Claude Meigs of DeFuniak came down for awhile Sunday afternoon
  • R.A. Campbell of Basin moved here last week. Seems that Mossy Head holds some attraction.  Welcome. We like to see you come.

Local News (2)

  • Mrs. J.C. Walden Sr. left last Friday for different parts of Alabama to visit her children
  • Mr. & Mrs. McCaskill moved into Mrs. McKenzies cottage on 10th street last Monday
  • The monument erected to the memory of P.W. Richardson will be unveiled at 2:30 PM on Sunday March 9th at DeFuniak Springs.  Neighboring camps are asked to come and assist in ceremonies.  A.D. Stanley, Clerk Magnolia Camp No. 10
  • Mr. Johnson of Bloomington, Ind. Purchased a farm the past week from C.M. Flow near the old McPhall mill on the National Highway

 

Notices/Announcements

  • Tax Notice (1)
    • D.A. Gillis, Tax Assessor, and James A. McLean, Tax Collector, will be at Red Bay on February 26 and Bruce on February 27 to asses taxes for 1913
  • Announcements (2)
    • L.H. Cawthon announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • Miles Warren announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • J.B Wooten announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • J.A. Richbourg 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
    • A.W. Powell announces candidacy for County Commissioner of the Fourth District of Walton County
    • Samuel J. McCall announces candidacy for Treasurer of Walton County
    • D.A. Gillis announces candidacy for re-election to position of Tax Assessor of Walton county
    • James A McLean announces candidacy for Tax Collector of Walton County
  • Notice of Special Tax School District Election, Argyle, FL March 7, 1914 (3)
    • 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 (3)
    • Parties having rooms for rent or accommodations for tourists, and tourists seeking rooms are requested to inform the secretary of the Tourists’ Club, S.M. Terry, lock box 422 DeFuniak, or at Caarles Gordon’s, who will render assistance in bringing the two together.
    • Notice In Circuit Court of Walton County First Judicial Circuit of Florida (4)
      • 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 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
  • 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 (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 of Publication (4)
    • U.S. Land Office at Gainesville, FL January 24th, 1914
    • Berry Morrell of Mossyhead has filed notice of intention to make fiver year proof to establish claim on the land described before the Clerk of the Circuit Court at DeFuniak Springs, FL on March 10, 1914
    • Claimant names as witnesses C.D. Meigs, S.R. Richardson, J.W. Richardson, F.M. Turner all of Mossyhead, FL
    • 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
  • In the Circuit Court of Walton County, State of Florida in Chancery (4)
    • Ed. J. Gehlbach, Complainant vs. Viola Josephine Gehlbach, Defendant
    • Viola Josephine Gehlbach is required to appear on March 2, 1914
    • Chas. H. Gordon, Clerk Circuit Court Walton County State of Florida, W.H. Watson, S. Pasco Jr.  Solicitor for Complainant
  • 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
  • Call for Special School Tax District at Dorcas, FL (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 of Sheriff’s Sale (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

The Breeze – January 4, 1912

Niceville News:

Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Allen of Garniers came up to spend the Holidays with friends and relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Allen and Miss Garrett of Pt. Washington are spending this week here.

Mrs. H.W. Johnson is improving.

Dr. O.O. Enzor of Freeport was transacting business here Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Archibald left Tuesday for Clayroy where they will make their home for a while.

Hunting at Pippin’s Lake on Monday: B.P. and Master Joel S. Edge, D.P. McKinzie, S.S. Spencer, Henry George, Jr., Walter Miller, and T.W. Edward.

J.A. Jordan returned home to Crestview after 3 weeks visit here.

R.I. Sutton went to DeFuniak to spend Christmas with his family.

Dr. Lewis of Pensacola was here on business, this Friday.

M.C.D. Meigs of Mossy Head was in our city Friday, on business.

M.T.H. Tison was in Pensacola a few days last week.

Mr. and Mrs. G.H. McLean of Pensacola are visiting friends and relatives here.

 

Pleasant Hill News:

Alford and his sister and Pettie Oman passed through Friday, stopping at W.F. Arnett’s.

W.F. Arnett returned Thursday from a trip to see his wife’s people.

H. Kilpatrick moved to Crestview to work in the blacksmith shop there.

W.A. Jernigan had a big dance Tuesday night.

M.F. Arnett is convalescing slowly.

Willie Bolton is visiting his people on the Bay this week.

[Garden City] H.G. Hare of Bristol, FL, was visiting relatives in Garden City, returning to business on the 20th.

W.A. Hare and family will move to Gadsden County this week. Mr. Green of Florala will take over the farm the Hare’s recently owned.

Capt. W.A. Little of Albany, GA and J.P. Davis of Washington, DC visited here this week.

 

Red Bay News:

Dr. C.A. Gavin attended Mrs. Ola Campbel (sic) and Miss Anna Kennington on Monday.

N.A. McLeod went to DeFuniak on Monday on regular business.

Eugene Ward of Laurel, Miss, visited friends here on Monday.

Gillis Chamberlain was visiting his sister and family of Pleasant Valley on Sunday.

W.B. Chambers and Joe Ivy of Ponce de Leon were here Sunday afternoon.

Ann Kennington and Bennie Sellars were in DeFuniak and Ponce de Leon last week.

Misses Flora and Flosie McCall visited near Pleasant Valley last week.

George Carter and family visited relatives and friends here last week.

N.S. Townsend drove through in his new car on Sunday.

O.B. Vaughn was in DeFuniak and Ponce de Leon on business this week.

M.G. Green of Dady was here one day last week.

Bennie Sellars of Cottonwood, AL, visited relatives, W.H. Kennington and family last week.

Wile Ward was here again on Sunday.

Mrs. P.L. Ham is visiting her mother, Mrs. Whiddon, near Ponce de Leon this week.

Everybody is invited to entertainment and a fruit supper at W.H. Kennington’s on Friday night.

 

Bruce News:

The Christmas Tree at Ward’s Store was well attended, with some 3,200 present.

M/M J.D. Sharon were here last week.

A.L. Ward spend holidays at Freeport.

Mrs. I.V. Sharon and Charles Sharon visited here this week.

Miss Pallie Miles of Darlington is teaching school here.

Walter Ward has moved here.

John F. Silcox and family visiting in Pensacola.

J.A. Perdue and family visiting Bonifay.

D.J. Burke spent holidays at home.

T.F. Ward is moving to J.J. Ward’s farm.

Miss Dee Brown of Ebro spent last week here with her sister, Mrs. A.J. Ward.

Another reference to N.S. Townsend’s new car – “A car that is a credit to this place.”

 

Dorcas News:

W.G. Miller in DeFuniak on business, the first of the week.

Mrs. J.M. Miller and children were at the Bolton House the first of the week.

George Nichols, Sr, doing business with County Commissioners on Monday.

J.M. Miller at Commissioner’s Court on Monday and at his post with the School Board on Tuesday.

M/M J.A. Donaldson expect to housekeeping this week.

M/M Peter Campbell spend Christmas with their daughter, Mrs. W.F. Hart.

Lowrin Young of Elba, AL, visited his uncle, the Rev. W.G. Miller over the Christmas holidays.

 

Knox Hill News:

M/M H.D. Campbell of Century spent holidays with relatives here.

Mr. W.H. Elmer and nephew, Warren Elmer, who went to Lynn Haven in November returned here on Saturday and say that everything is on the “boom” down there.

John A. Ray of Repton, AL, is home on a visit.

W.O. Silcox, manager of the mercantile department of Choctawhatchee Lumber Co, of Pt. Washington visited friends here on Christmas Day.

Murray Elmer was in DeFuniak on business Wednesday.

Rev. Arrent of Pleasant Hill spent some of last week with W. Gillis and family.

Miss Corinne Ray is visiting relatives in Red Bay.

“Kodaking” Thursday – Warren Elmer and Miss Sallie Ray.

Charlie Melver of Hosford was here for Christmas.

Eugene Ward of Laurel, Miss, visited friends here last week.

Rev. R.L. Baker visited here Thursday and Friday.

M/M N.A. McLeod of Red Bay visited relatives here on Thursday and Friday.

A.L. Moore, L.R. Reynolds and W.M. Glass were among the Ponce de Leon folks here Christmas night, perhaps to enjoy the event below:

**Entertainment at Old Knox Hill School on Christmas night was well attended. Not withstanding the weather, a nice sum was made for the benefit of the school house. **

Miss Mary Ray and Collie Bowden at a dance in Eucheeanna on Tuesday night.

L.R. Reynolds of Ponce de Leon was here last Thursday.

W.M. Glass and Miss Kate Glass were out driving on Sunday afternoon.

Alvin Gillis was in DeFuniak Springs on Saturday for a week on business.

 

Local Notes:

L.E. Laird here on Monday from Knox Hill Way.

The Rev. J. Catts in AL for business this week.

Mrs. M. Lewis  called to Louisville  on Tuesday, a very seriously ill relative.

A.F. Padrick takes charge of the grocery department for the West Florida Grocery in Pensacola, family to follow later. Also advertises his house and lot on Live Oak Ave.

J. Harrison, underwriter for accident insurance, consults company officers in Jacksonville.

Superintendent Bruce works on a program for Chautauqua.

The Rev. W.G. Miller of Dorcas was in town on business on Monday.

B.F. Infinger returns from Hosford after 2 months.

In town: Andrew Bolton of Deerland and Sim Kennedy of Mossy Head.

C.A. Landrum to run for office.

The Rev. D.F. Ellisor will be stationed at Monroeville, AL this year.

 

Laurel Hill News:

M/M Oscar Steele and M/M A.D. Campbell spent Sunday and Monday visiting friends.

Mrs. S.D. Cawthon resumes her duties as matron, Woman’s College, Tallahassee, after spending holidays here.

Laird, one of the oldest residents of these parts, visits after several years in Texas.

Flournoy visits from Jacksonville where he holds a post at one of the largest clothing stores there.

D.E. Murphee was visiting in Dothan.

Henry Henderson of Gaskin was mentioned.

B.H. Sutton of DeFuniak visited his parents, M/M J.B. Sutton. He was accompanied by his uncle, Eli Sutton of North Carolina, whom the family had not seen for 15 years.

Hub Allen of the Milton Gazette was in town.

WCTU meeting to be held at the home of Miss Arimenta McKinnon on Saturday, January 6th.

Miss Myrtle Warren entertained her Sunday School class on Friday night.

Theodore McKinnon grows large rutabagas.

 

Classifieds:

Cabbage plants, T.J. Whitehurst, RR2 Laurel Hill.

For sale or rent, 160 acres, small house, L.W. Cawthon.

200 acres, 2 miles from DeFuniak W.m. W. Flournoy.

 

Colored Church Notes:

M.E. Graham, Pastor; DeFuniak services 2nd and 4th Sundays, Argyle 1st and 3rd Sundays.

 

[Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler]

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