Gossip by our Correspondents That May or May Not Interest You
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
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
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)
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
Gaskin – Louis Blount, Dollye King
Paxton – JJ Hathaway, Beatrice Cawthon, Effie K McDonald
Clear Springs – Alma Recket, Bessie McGhee
Laurel Hill – JT Hathaway, Minnie Tippin, Mrs. AL Coleman, Neta Campbell
Ebenezer – Ezra Moore
Magnolia – WF King
Campton – WT Brannon
New Harmony – Kate Gillis
Glendale – Misses FE Gillis, Mary McKinnon, Christian McKinnon
Mossy Head – Minnis Bragg
Silver Springs – Jimmie Lou Burks, JA Gillis
Crestview – Jimmie Lou Burks
Mt. Olive – Louisa Tappan
Iona – Stealle Preacher, Thelma Gillis
Pleasant Ridge – Frank Miles
Antioch – Annie McDonald
Arcadia – Pallie Miles
Pleasant Valley – Miss Eppa Jones, Will Wooten
DeFuniak Springs (grammar grades) – Sexton Johnson, Irene McSween. Flora E Gillis, Mary V Boyle, Dollye King, Ruby McConnell, Christian McKinnon
Alaqua, No. 1 – Joe McKinnon, Rae Ackley
Steele – Howard Thalimer
Eucheeanna – Christian Gillis, Harvey Biddle
Mossy Bend – Minnie Tippin
Alice Creek – Callie Ward
Svea – Aubrey Stephens, Lillian Stephens
Boggy – Ross Brown
Portland – CL Trotman, Irene McCallum
Natural Bridge – Malcolm Morrison
Freeport – Lee Smith, Annie McDonald, Ada Campbell, Jennie Campbell
Black Creek – Fena Yent
Seven Runs – Ola Miller
Dorcas – Willie Dowling
Moores – Mabel Moore
Rock Hill – WL Hurst
Beach Grove [sometimes spelled Beech – Ed] – Jeanette Campbell
Juniper Bay – Sarah E Ray
Attica – Ina Kennedy
Sardis – Mrs AG Wyatt
Hulion – Tillman Clifton
Basin – Crma (sic) Mickler
Deerland – Mary V. Boyle
Indian Creek – Laura Beck McConneell (sic)
Darlington – two months, EHS Beall
Pleasant Hill – Ebin Burlison
Tioga – Cleveland Prescott
Ceutral (sic) – Ada Campbell
Union – Minnie Kennedy
Argyle – Christian McDonald
Halford – L Ross Baker
New Home – Minnie Kennedy
Stella – Maggie Colie
Campbell’s Rest – Minnie Bragg, two months
Pond Creek – Nettie Oman
Gum Creek – Evie Oman
Chestnut – Nettie Oman
Macedonia – Lottie M Wilson
Oak Grove – Grant Campbell
Bruce Creek – Sarah R. Jones
St Johns – Eldest McCray
DeFuniak – Grant Campbell, Beulah Joyner, Evana Gipson
Cedar Grove – EP Sanchez
Black Ranch – ML Clay
Poplar Springs – Maude Thomas
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
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
Rev. JT Mapoles, editor of the Milton Star was here Tuesday, visiting son, WH
M/M Earnest Day visited relatives at St Paul Sat. & Sun.
Social held at home of DC Morrison, Friday night
M/M AW Wilks and little son, from Sandy Creek, were here Sat. & Sun. visiting relatives
Master Fred Hunt left Saturday for Argyle to visit grandmother and to attend school
Misses Maud & Ann Tricky of Blountstown spent a few days here last week with their aunt, Mrs. Harriet Garrett; Tuesday night, Harriett held a social for them
M/M Jim Stewart visited relatives here Sunday
Sanders Douglass & Mr. Leibert of DeFuniak were here Sunday
Mrs. Ellor Hannon, of Westville, visited her sister, Mrs. Mrs. HM Day, Thursday.
M/M HH Stewart and children visited friends in Argyle, Monday
Rev. RQ Baker filled regular appointment at Valley Church Sunday
Rev. Sellars filled his regular appointment here Sunday
Rev. AW Langley, of Baker, will hold services at Pleasant Ridge for several days on the Saturday before the third Sunday of this month
JV Campbell was at Red Bay, Saturday
Mrs. Dukes has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Hannah of Westville last week
Mrs. Ola Dukes visited Mrs. PD McSween, Saturday
Mrs. JE Jeraulds, of Pensacola visits her parents, M/M GW Perish this week
Rev. Each of Destin, preached on the East side, Sunday and will speak 2 Sundays each month
Edith, little baby girl of M/M SL Lancaster Monday night and was laid to rest in Rocky Cemetery, Tuesday night
BH Sutton & BC Davis were on business in DeFuniak, Wednesday
CP & John G Ward visited at JJ Ward’s Sat. & Sun.
LD Wats & Chas Siegler, of Enterprise, were here Sunday
Capt. BO Lewis took his wife last week to Mobile for treatment and we hope she is well soon
JJ Ward improving after a week of illness
Dr. Rabon was looking after Mr. Ward & Mrs Pate while they were sick
Miss Victoria Strickland, of Ebro was here & returned home Friday
Chas. McIver & Jackson Grice were here on business last week
WA Bishop hosted fish fry, Saturday
Mr. Parson & Miss Callie Ward visited in the Dead River settlement
Dave Spare, watchman at Wise Bluff left last week for his home near Pensacola
School in the Dead River settlement will be discontinued for a while due to measles outbreak
RL McLendon & JVCaswell visited here Sunday
M/M Chas. McDonald & M/M Phillip Garrett & son visited in Arcadia, Sunday
Curry Douglass attended church here Sunday night
Geo McLendon spent Saturday night and Sunday with home folks
P Garrett held social Saturday night
Misses Ethel & Gladys Bludworth have returned to their home to the regret of the many friends they have here
Jessie Evans of Rock Hill attended church here Sunday night
John Brown has returned from Southport
Rev RQ Baker conducted services here Sunday night
Mrs. Nanie Wilks, of Ponce de Leon visited Jay Gomillion’s first of the week
Rev Peacock gave a lecture here Thursday night
Misses Mabel, Flossie & Annie Moore, of Moore’s attended services at St. Paul, Sunday
Miss Molie Ward, of Beech Grove, guest of Miss May and WM Smith
Bob Henson, Jerry Day & Geo. Lee, of Douglass Crossroads were here Sunday.
Earnest Burk and Miss Annie Day of Pleasant Ridge attended services at St. Paul, Sunday
Miss Pearl Wilks visited Miss May Gomillion Sunday
MK Rushing & WM Smith were in DeFuniak, Monday on school business
Mr. Hardy, our mail carrier has a new motorcycle to use on his route
Gordon Richard visited JT Green’s last Sunday
DJ Alford, Mrs. Emma Haskell and Misses Mattie Battersby & Minnie Lee Green were fishing at the creek Monday
Little Miss Doris Brownis improving after being ill for the past few days
“HH Hare who came home to visit his wife and boy is quite ill.”
Dobbin Alford left Tuesday for a visit to his home
H. Roberson and his sister, Miss Rossie were at JT Green’s & all went to ice cream supper at Henry Thomas’
Henry Cleary & Miss Mabel Reckford made a business trip to Crestview, Saturday
Scott Green & Miss Margaret Reckford spent Saturday evening berry picking
Miss Josie Williams returned Saturday night from Florala where she wasvisiting friends
Ice cream supper at AE Kent’s Saturday night
Messrs. FF & S Gilbert were on business in Campton last week
We would be very glad to see Mrs. Gilbert and Mrs. Brown back in Garden City once again
Chas. McCaskill, after running the Freeport Hotel for the past year and a half, has purchased the Brown House and will run it as the McCaskill Hotel. He plans to upgrade, “laying particular stress on the cuisine.”
Memorial Day Observed
There was no formal observance, but “the old soldiers decorated all the graves of the Federal soldiers buried in the cemetery and hung wreathes on the cemetery gates in honor of the Confederate dead buried there.”
IV MCJusig was over from Jackson Saturday
N McQuire was here from Freeport the first of the week
Mr. Sutton has moved his family back to Niceville for the summer
John Douglas left Monday to do some carpenter work at the New Home still
Dr. Smith of the Sanitarium, left yesterday on business to Indianna
A rural route has been set up for Alaqua, starting July 1
Messrs. JR & Frank McLane here visiting their mother, Mrs. J N McLane, who has been very ill
M/M Geo Standen leave for their summer home in North Dover, Ohio, but will return in the fall
Daughter born to M/M Gillis Douglass Monday morning
Harold McCaskill & Leslie Cawthon were in Vernon demonstrating the Brush auto. “That is one of the advantages of that machine, any boy can drive it.
WH Kennington, of Red Bay, was here Monday
Jesse Cox was up from Southport last week, recuperating from illness
“There are 24 would-be teachers taking the examination, this week, 23 white and one colored.”
Bloom & Wadsworth do ironing
M/M LS Cleveland leave tomorrow to visit his parents in Birmingham
WP Balkom brought peaches down from Union, Friday.
WF Graves making improvements to his home
WH Swinney, of Dorcas here on business, Monday
M/M JC Walden, Sr. of DeFuniak & daughter, Miss Susie Mai, spent last week visiting Mrs. T. H. Edney. – Florala Democrat
Prof. WE Bellleft Monday for Orlando to visit his parents, and then he and his wife will go to Lancaster, PA for vacation
Mrs. Bruce, Mrs. Reisingeer’s mother accompanied M/M Standen north and Mrs. Reisinger expected to go also, if able to make the journey, in the hopes that the change would do her good
WL Cawthon bought a copy of “old blue back” speller while visiting in Atlanta
“Harry Moore is at home to spend his vacation”
EW Thorp is building addition to his home on the circle
HL Berry came home from Southport, Saturday to spen Sunday with his family
Rev SJ Catts holding protracted meeting at Cottondale this week
New Shipyard at Freeport
AD Stanley was up from Freeport last week telling us he bought the property of CH Rutan and will erect a new Shipyard with ways large enough to handle any of the bay craft normally serviced at Pensacola and the Narrows.
Col. Bain “departed from the program” – delivered temperance lecture
Otterbein Males Quartet and Major Mershon, drummer, entertained
Milo Deyo/Melodio, pianist, played Monday night
Next Saturday is Children’s Day
Neighborhood News Items
BP Edge & BH Sutton attended Chautauqua at DeFuniak Saturday
Mrs. Leorrmora (sic) Brown returned home Tuesday from Key West where she has been visitng her daughter since January
Dr. Lewis of Pensacola was here on business Wednesday
Mrs. BM Archibold, returned home from 2 months at Clayroy
DP McKenzie, BH Sutton, Doc Davis, JJ Smith, BP Edge & Joel made a fine catch at Pippens Lake Tuesday
M/M GW Allen moved from Garniers to the west side of Niceville Thursday
Miss Ella Fair Edge & brother Vinson left for DeFuniak to attend Chautauqua Saturday
BH Lindsey was campaigning for State Senate here last week
JM Miller & AJ Bolton were among the overseers attending the “good roads meeting” in DeFuniak last Saturday
M/M WH Davis attended Chautauqua in DeFuniak Saturday
Willie Lisco on business in DeFuniak last week
CH Powell went to DeFuniak for treatment of stubborn case of Measles
LJ Nathey opens 60 acre farm on Florala road just north of Pond Creek bridge
Wt Hart was an “excursionist” Saturday
WH Swiney is still in the carpenter business at Deerland for WH Davis
Rev. WG Miller filled his regular appointment at Holly this weekend
Allen Hart plans a syrup plant this fall
TA McCallum are moving to DeFuniak this week
Mrs. Mary McLeod of Red Bay returned home Saturday after 2 weeks visiting relatives here
Messrs. Oliver Pouney & Will Pruitt made their usual visit at the Ray house Wednesday night
Chas. Melver, Jr. of Bruce visited friends here last Sunday
Murray Elmer was on business at Ponce de Leon Wednesday
JN Gillis is very ill
The Hon. WC McLean attended DeFuniak Chautauqua, Saturday
M/M HW Phillips returned home from month visit in Lynn Haven
Miss Thelma Gillis left Saturday to spend week with relatives
M/M Knox Gillis, Frank McKinnon & George Davis were buying fruit and shade trees here Wednesday
CA Campbell called to see his little son at Eucheeana Sunday
Mrs. Mary Ann Douglass, of Pleasant Ridge her siblings, Mrs. Bell Brownell & CA Campbell here, Thursday
Miss Kate Gillis is visiting M/M EV Crawford
Misses Ida Corinne, Sallie Ray, Mrs. Murray Elmer & Will Pruitt attended the sing at Beach (sic) Grove Sunday
M/M MP Rushing spent Sunday at Beach Grove
John Campbell & Jannie Dukes of Ponce de Leon passed through enroute to Red Bay
Collie Bowden called here Wednesday night
NA McLeod & children, of Red Bay visited relatives & friends Sunday week
Rev RQ Baker will preach at the Valley church next first Saturday & Sunday
Hon JA Hussey here on business week before last
Mr Cannon of Lock Hart visited GL Pouncey & family here, Sunday
Charlie Howell & GA Vaughn attended church from Vanghville (sic)
Perry Corner made his usual trip to Darlington Sunday
Miss Cora Purvis & Miss Padgett visited Dr. Brown Sunday where a large crowd came for a singing
Mr Bullard & Miss Lee Sutton, of Darlington attended church here Sunday
“We were much surprised Sunday morning when we learned that Miss Charety Cook and Miss Menervia Commander had married.”
Chas. Gordon, Kenneth McCaskill, H Thornber, JE Graves and others with automobiles met the road overseers and others at the depot and took them to the convict camp about 2 miles south of town. Hon J Ed Williams, Vice Pres. Of the State Good Roads Assoc. addressed the crowd about the value of good roads and the work being done in Escambia Co. RW Storrs and RG Christian, who is in charge of this road and those in Sumter Co., GA, spoke as well.
Demonstrations of road grading equipment and methods; facilities at the camp were viewed. Overseers were very interested and took home valuable and useful information.
AE Gamage, of Chicago, visited REL McCaskill
Mr. McAllister, of the West Florida Grocery was here Tuesday on business
MV Buskin, of Pensacola, returned last Saturday night after spend several days here with friends
Dr Thompson will make improvements to his house on 11th street
Miss Amie Copeland leaves for Enterprise, Ala. For a short vacation with relatives and friends
Chas Crehore left for his home in Elyria, Ohio last Friday, Mrs. Corehore accompanying him as far as Pensacola for a day’s stay, returning here till May
HJ Brett bought interest 8n the New Home Turpentine Co. and will move his family here
John Watters of Apple Creek, Ohio, uncle of Mr. Storrs is here on visit, came to this office Monday where he met his old friend, Mr. Munn, who he had not seen in nearly 50 years
Dothan papers reported death of former DeFuniak resident, Jeff Walton – died there Sunday
Frank Richbourg and other candidates here Saturday
The Young Ladies’ Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church will hold a Tea at Mrs. Robt. McCaskill’s
HJ Henderson, of Gaskin was here politicking for seat on School Board Saturday
Miss Edna Meigs & Dr. SP Strong of Freeport wed. She is daughter of M/M SK Meigs and the wedding was held at their house. The couple left afterward for Freeport where they will make their home.
Prof. WE Bell was in town Saturday
Mrs. Mendheind and daughters, Cora & Irene, of Dothan, Mrs. Ed Nix and Mrs JT Seen of Troy are guests of JH Senn, this week
MG Murphy, Glendale, Fla. – 3 town lots
LH Cawthon – small house 160 acres, 1 mile from town
Next Saturday; Col. Geo. W. Bain gifted speaker; Otterbein Male Quartet
Moving Pictures at the Auditorium, instruct and amuse
Lecture by Dr. Atkinson. Tuesday night, on “Makers of the French Revolution” points at way our country could go
Dr. Geisel lectured on “new paper bag cooking”.
Superintendent Bruce arranged for the celebrated “Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock” to play next Saturday
Neighborhood News Items
Measles over, here
Mis Mary Ellen Chamberlain is visiting her grandmother and aunt in Red Bay
DC Anderson & wife visited at Mrs. Chamberlain’s Saturday night
Joe Howard was visiting his little children here Sat. & Sun.
Tom Chamberlain & wife attended Chautauqua, Saturday
The Messrs McCall & EW Chamberlain were in DeFuniak, Saturday
WL Anderson & wife visited Mrs. Anderson’s father Sunday
Mrs. WJ Ward’s sister, Estelle spent last week with her
Mr. & Mrs. McCall, Edgar & Miss Maggie Chamberlain attended preaching at Red Bay. EW Chamberlain visited Dan Morris who has been ill with fever for some time
Mrs. Chamberlain’s family is over the measles, though all are weak
M/M GW Allen, Mrs. Smith, JM Jordan & Joel E Allen, of Garnier’s spent Saturday night and Sunday here
John A Early died Monday at 4:30, after a long illness and was buried in Rocky Cemetery Tuesday evening, He leaves a wife, seven children and a host of friends to mourn his death.
JE Allen left Wednesday morning for Panama City where he will stay a while
Herbert Moller went to Pensacola Saturday, returning Tuesday
WJ Hailey left for Wausau Tuesday to accept a position in a store
HB Moller & H May went to Laurel Hill Tuesday
M/M JB Sutton of Laurel Hill visited relatives here this week
M/M JL Heath, M/M JB Sutton & Joe E Allen made a trip to Camp Walton Sunday evening
BH Sutton made a business trip to Crestview, Wednesday evening
Robert Truart is now with the Dixie Drug Co.
Mr. Eddy would like to know something of the man who formerly lived here by the name of Samuel L. Street. Does anyone know more about him?
This issue has many political announcements and editorials.
County Agricultural Agents had a 2-day meeting here. Present were: State Agent Meherg, Dist. Agent WL Watson, County Agents, J Ham of Holmes, CE Pledgeer of Jackson, GA Danley of Washington, JA Urquhart of Santa Rosa, DR McQuarrie of Escambia& JC Smith of Walton.
Millard Owens of Bonifay, was here Saturday
Ten yards of calico, 35 cents at the OPCH
Ben Morris of Clayroy, here Monday
Dr. DL Campbell builds new addition to his house on east side of town
TW Hentz, of Marrianna visited his sister Miss allieHtof the primary dept. of the grammar school, Saturday
State Convict Inspector Ferrall was here Monday
Miss Erma Ecker visits her aunt Mre. REL McCaskill
Dave Donaldson, of Freeport was business visitor here last Saturday
Lanznar’s Orchestra provided music for the dance at the Armory hall Monday night
Will Mapoles, of Laurel Hill News, candidate for Reprsentative visited here, Saturday
First National Bank stock for sale
BP Edge, of Niceville was here Saturday
2 Colored convicts in the road gang died last week
Allen’s Minstrels next Monday night
Mr. Smith, of the Madison, S.D., Chautauqua has been an interested visitor here the past week
EH Miller, up from Freeport, Tuesday tells us politics are quiet in the bay country
M/M M McCaskill have gone to Hosford to take charge of the Hotel there
Judge Daniel Campbell returned Saturday from campaign trip to Holmes County
The Junior Christian Endeavor will have a birthday party at the home of Mrs HE Wickersham, Friday, March 22 from 4 to 6.
Principal HJ Rogers is able to be at his post at the High School again
“You will laff and grow phat if you attend the minsterl show Monday night.”
Knowles Hyer and Miss Dalay Hyer visited M/M Jas. Muldon, Saturday & Sunday
CH Nundle, of Hillsdale, Ill., was here Saturday and may come down next fall to spend the winter
JJ Raughton takes orders at Laird’s store for fire wood
Amos Lewis of Marianna and a bevy of young ladies were guests at the Hotel Chautauqua, Saturday
Miss Bonnie Burnham, society editress of the Pensacola Journal is expected here Saturday
Hon. WH Milton, strong candidate for Governor, was here Friday and Saturday
RN Tarance, Supervisor of Registration says registration books will be open 3 days 18 March- 14 April.
Pleasant Ridge Church to hold Graves Association meeting 30-31 March. Mentioned: Rev. John R. Anderson; Rev. D. Anderson; Rev. JP Sauls; MG Morrison; Rev. SJ Catts, PM Scott; Rev DT Arrant, Rev, JE West; JW Baker; CD Frink.
DeKoven Male Quartette and Price-Shipley Concert Co., were here.
Dr. King recruited his students to act in play “Merchant of Venice” with Miss Atkinson playing Portia.
Lou J Beauchamp speaks.
Local talent recruited for comedy, “Mr. Bob” under direction of the King School of Oratory.
Neighborhood News Items
Rev. Bailey preached at Pleasant Hill Sunday.
Riley Mason visited WF Arnett, Sunday.
AL & Dan Alford past (sic) through our berg (sic) Sunday morning.
Joe Johns and several Crestview boys were in Defuniak Saturday.
Measels are about over, here.
William Mason visited SH Barks Sunday.
Mr. Flournoy of Defuniak here on business Monday.
Rev. Stock filled regular appointment here Sunday.
Dr. Lewis of Pensacola here on business Tuesday.
WJ Harley left for Pensacola on launch “Ruth” Thursday.
BP Edge, JJ Smith & Master Joel Edge caught a good number of fidh at Pippins Lake Thursday .
VL Stonaker passed through on his way to Garniers.
Mrs DP McKinnon visited relatives in Harris this week.
Perry Corner went to Darlington, Sunday.
The Burges brothers visited home folks, Sunday.
Rev. James Brooks preaches at Oak Grove next Sunday; Church will be there 1st Sunday and Sunday School will be held in the evening.
Walter Graham & Miss Estelle Warren were married Sunday.
Miss Annie Hambrick visited.
M/M WT Hart visited in Crestview.
A. McDonald attended Chautauqua on Saturday.
TA McCallum & James Kelly were in Defuniak on business.
Hart Bros. expect big cane crop this year.
M/M WH Davis returned from North Carolina the first of this week.
Riley Mason of Deerland visited on the north side of the river, Saturday evening.
Temperance Day at Chautauqua: Mrs. Manning held meeting with Rev. Chapman, President Walker of Palmer College and others attending.
RN Tarance, is noted as Supervisor of Registration.
Charlie Jones hers from Laurel Hill, Saturday.
Col Flournoy “went to Milton Monday to attend the big barbeque and political speaking”.
The Florala Chautauqua is 16 days this year, ours nearly 7 weeks.
N McGuire visited from Freeport last week.
DR King and Lou Beauchamp were guests of M/M Storrs Friday night.
FJ White, the well man, was here Saturday.
M/M Gifford Garrett wer here Sunday to visit home folks.
WF Meigs has purchased the interest of JJ Meigs in the hardware firm and will run the business alone.
Mrs. AM Lewis leaves this week for Ft. Davis, TX to work for one of the largest dry goods businesses in the area.
Dr. CB McKinnon takes over Landrum’s Drug Store.
JT & Grady Gilbert were here Monday.
George Ward left Sunday night for business in Georgia.
Probation Officer, FM Neel “wishes any one who may know of any cases that would come under the jurisdiction of his office to notify him at Union”.
Work on the well for the ice house progresses well.
AF Prior, long time night operator, was back visiting friends here.
Mrs. AH Sherman, of Ashtabule, Ohio, is visiting her friend Mrs. Lason and attending Chautauqua.
REL McCaskill & Geo. Ward have purchased a mill at Wausau in Washington County; it will be named for McCaskill.
The Dandy Dixie Minstrels, here Tuesday was managed by JR Anderson who had a merry-go-round here 12 years ago.
M/M EH Miller of Freeport celebrate their 25th anniversary and many from here will attend.
A fourteen year-old cigarette sucker with a pistol in his pocket is a good subject for home missionary work, and a sized birch rod will prove more effective than sermons and Scripture reading.
All members of Co. K, 1st Inf. NGF are hereby ordered to report to drill in service uniform, Friday March 15 at 7:30PM and Monday night March 18th at same hour. Inspection Tuesday night March 19th at 7:30PM. Harley Cawthon, Captain Commanding.
M/M Kenneth McCaskill returned last Thursday from their bridal tour.
RS Inge says he will have ice ready for delivery tomorrow.
Hon. JH Richburgh (sic) of Crestview was here on official business, Saturday.
Dr. EP Webb, of Laurel Hill was here Friday to see WP Miller.
Allen L. Hart is being spoken of as possible candidate for Tax Assessor.
Gainer Destin and George Woodward of Destin are visiting here.
Arthur Brown went to Destin on Thursday.
GA Wilson of Miss., was here this week delivering pictures.
Mr. Butler and Goodwin of Freeport were here advertising the Carnival Sale the first of the week.
CL Ward was in Freeport on business the first of the week.
BH Sutton left Friday for Crestview on his way to Ga.
M/M Oliver Bayette and family moved from here to Alabama last Saturday.
The County Commissioners
Mr. Meigs was instructed to mark out the lateral roads to be contracted for.
Bids for building bridge over Seven Runs, 750 feet long, to be advertised.
$200 appropriated for Inland Water-ways work.
Jeanette McDonald was allowed $10 per month for maintenance; beginning the first of the month.
4 more mules to be purchased for road work.
Pitch pine or cypress to be used for the culverts on Freeport; galvanized iron being too expensive.
The Herald was designated to print tax list.
Bills must henceforth be in the hands of the clerk by first of month.
Dan N. Trotman posts Notice: Boys wishing to join the Boy’s Corn Club of Walton county; send in names as soon as possible to Supt. DN Trotman of DeFuniak Springs or Mr. JC Smith, Luanna, Fla. You will be sent pledge to sign and return. Meeting soon with JJ Vernon of Gainesville.
Ministerial Association formed: bi-monthly meetings will be held with all ministers in town. Mr. Chapman was only minister not attending as he was out of town. The Rev. Mr. Jones, Evangelist of the Christian Church was a welcome visitor at the meeting. “The hidden pool room, Sunday selling of soft drinks, candy, cigars, etc. and also the Sunday Post Office business.” Committees were formed on all these issues for further consideration at next regular meeting in 2 weeks.
Hotel Corporation formed: Company to buy Hotel Chautauqua. Kenneth Bruce and Mr. Gillis formed the organization with James A McLean as chairman of the meeting and Kenneth Bruce as secretary. McLean was elected President; DE Richardson, Vice-President; Kenneth Bruce, secretary; GB Campbell, Treasurer; JJ McCaskill, WL Cawthon, TM McConnell, WH Butler and MT King, Directors. Mr. Gillis was to prepare articles of incorporation.
Rev. Claude C. Jones of Jacksonville holds meetings at the Christian Church.
WA Underwood, of Glendale and Clerk Miller of Ealum were in town Monday.
Drawing of the proposed Supreme Court Building, Tallahassee, noting Senator Flournoy introduced the appropriation bill of $200,000.
Road work begins on Freeport road with county convicts working to prepare the right of way
Mr WS Sherill of Chicago was here “in the interest of the JW Butler Paper Co.”
School Honor Roll: “Following are the names of those who secured first and second class standing respectfully in the last examination at the public school.
First Grade; Florance McGim, Nina Jenson
Second Grade; Codie Reeves, Gladys Matthews
Third Grade; Murrel Tarrance, Cuthill Tervin
Fourth Grade; Elizabeth Cawthon, Ethel Work
Fifth Grade; Gladys Storrs, (tied for second place) – Gladys Bludworth, Carolie Meigs
Sixth Grade; (tied for first place) – Malena Murray, Leta Powell, Hazel Campbell
Seventh Grade; Hugh Smith, Lee Work
Eighth Grade; Addie McLean, Clifton Angle
Ninth Grade; Emma Biddle, Irene McCallum
Tenth Grade; McGourin Johnson, Harvey Biddle
Eleventh Grade; Ashley Cawthon, Donna Jones
Twelfth Grade; Ada Faircloth, Christian McDonald
H. Lindsey was in town.
J McCaskill went to Pensacola on business connected with the new company.
Rev. Mr. Jones holds revival at the Christian Church.
Rev. Dr. Bisbee, DD, editor of “The Universalist Leader” holds services at the Universalist Church.
Notice of Sheriff’s Sale:
On 4 March 1912, property in Crestview will be sold to settle case between the Pensacola Grocery and DP Powell. TJ Sapp was mentioned as well. JM Bell, Sheriff; Daniel Campbell & Son, Attorneys for the plaintiff.
DAVIS SCHOOL HOUSE MENTIONED
(PLEASANT HILL) Rev. S. G. Settles will preach at the Davis school house on the 3rd Sunday.
MOVING PICTURE MACHINE ORDERED
(PLEASANT HILL) Sam Arnett has ordered him a moving picture machine.
(NICEVILLE) J. F. Edge killed a catamount Wednesday morning whcih measured four and a half feet in length.
SHERIFF JEFFRIES MAKES A STRIKE
(BRUCE) Deputy Sheriff Jeffries made a strike at Bruce on Sunday night, and took back with him to DeFuniak a man and woman wanted for alledged infractions of the moral law.
EBENEZER KNOWN AS GUM CREEK
Edler B. J. Wilson will preach at Ebenezer, known as the Gum Creek church, on the 5th Sunday in this month at 11 o’clock. All are cordially invited to hear him.
PONCE DE LEON POSTMASTER INSANE
A. G. Murphy, postmaster at Ponce de Leon, went insane last week, after it is reported a post office inspector checked him up over a thousand dollars short in his accounts with the department.