The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 8

Local News Items

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

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

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

  • Rev. Robert S. Sanders, field agent for Palmer College, DeFuniak Springs, Fla, spent several days here this week in the interest of that worthy institution. Mr. Sanders filled the pulpit at the Presbyterian church Sunday morning, delivering an able sermon – Monticello News, Feb. 27 
  • Messrs D. Butts, J. A. Neel and Bob Davis, of Union, were in town last Monday on business.
  • Mr. W. P. Balkom of Union was in town last Monday on business.
  • Mr. J. C. Walden Jr., who has been spending a few days with Mrs. Walden, left for Dothan, Ala. last Sunday.
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McCaskill Jr., of Freeport, were in town last Saturday and Sunday visiting their parents and attending the Chautauqua.
  • We were glad to see so many country people in town last Monday.
  • Miss Ida Ray, who was called to her home at Knox Hill on account of the illness of her sister, Miss Sallie Ray, returned last Sunday. Her many friends are glad to have her back at the telephone office.
  • Mr. Dan Wilkes, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Saturday.
  • Mr. C. E. Hewett, of Antioch, was in town last Sunday visiting his family.
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hughes and son, of Florala, Ala., were in town last Sunday visiting friends.
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Harrell, of Marianna, were in town last Sunday visiting friends. Mrs. Mary Wooten of Florala, Ala., was in town last Sunday visiting friends.
  • Mr. G. H. Bulter, of Ponce de Leon, was in town last Sunday.
  • Mrs. G. H. Barrinon, of Griton, arrived last Saturday to visit relatives.
  • Mr. Huggins and Charlie Robinson, of Freeport, were in town last Saturday.  Mrs. L. Miller of Pensacola was in town last Saturday.
  • Mr. Tom Alsobrook, of Ponce de Leon, was in town the first of the week.
  • Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Smith, of Camp Walton, arrived last Monday to visit their son and attend the Chautauqua.
  • Mr. J. B. Ward, of Union, was in town last Monday visiting his daughter, Miss Anna Ward.
  • Mrs. Dr. Trammell of Crestview arrived last Saturday to visit her friend, Mrs. Florence, and attend the Chautauqua.
  • Mr. C. D. Meigs, of Mossy Head, was in the city Friday visiting his children.
  • Mrs. W. L. Lockey, of Chipley, was in the city Saturday visiting her cousin, Mrs. Burruss Cawthon.
  • Mrs. M. O. Brawner, of Pensacola, is visiting her parents, Dr. and Mrs. D. L. Campbell.
  • Mrs. Olih Campbell entertained some of her friends one evening last week at “Forty-Two” in honor of her friend, Miss Mary Lewis of Natchez, Miss., who is visiting her sister, Mrs. P. D. Beville.
  • Editor Williams, of the Holmes county Advertiser, was in the city Saturday on business and pleasure combined. While here he showed his genial countenance in the Herald office for a pleasant few moments. Ed says he got enough law-making in the last legislature to do him a good while and that he is not in politics this year.
  • W. C. McLean, of Knox Hill, was in the city Saturday.
  • Mr. U. R. Woodham, of Portland, was here Saturday.
  • Mr. Brett, of New Home, was in DeFuniak last Saturday.
  • Mrs. J. Conrad Scott, of Pensacola, was visiting her husband in DeFuniak last Saturday.
  • The Baptist Ladies will sell homemade cake Friday afternoon at the Dixie Drug Store. Light house keepers and busy house keepers should not miss this opportunity to provide themselves with a delicious cake, made by some of the best cooks in town.
  • Miss. Hemphill, of Chipley, visited Mrs. Burruss Cawthon last Saturday.
  • Mr. S. A. Kennedy, of Mossy Head, was in town last Tuesday and made a pleasant call at the Herald office.
  • The Young Ladies Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church will sell Cake and Candy at the Dixie Drug Store Friday.
  • Mr. W. Chaffin, of Tallahassee, was the guest of friends here last Saturday.
  • Mr. D. A. McLean, of Niceville, was in town last Sunday visiting his daughter who is attending Palmer College.
  • Miss Mattie Phillips returned to her home at Ocala last week after visiting friends here.
  • Miss Mattie Bell returned from Pensacola last Thursday after spending a few days with her friend Miss Leah Sutton.
  • Miss Jennie Jackson, of Vernon, is the guest of her cousin, Miss Leah Jackson.
  • Miss Eva Rutherford, of Crestview, was in town last Saturday visiting her parents.
  • Mr.  John Richardson, who has been quite sick, is able to be out among his friends again.
  • Mr. Willliam Rogers visited Ponce de Leon last Friday on business.
  • Misses Eola and Nora Powell returned to attend school again from Dorcas last Tuesday where they had been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Powell.
  • Mr. J. F. Richbourg of Crestview was in town last Tuesday.
  • Mrs. C. D. Meigs, of Mossy Head, was in town last Tuesday visiting her children.
  • Col. W. C. Dodson, of Atlanta, is visiting the family of Mr. W. L. Cawthon.
  • Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Smith, who have spent the past two months at Camp Walton, returned Monday accompanied by Dr. A. A. Dye, of Madison, Wis., who is visiting them.

The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 1

Local News

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

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]