Happenings in our Neighboring Villages
- Miss Daisie L Foreman, of Perate (sic), Ala. is spending a few days with her Uncle, WA Jernigan.
- Riley Bass, who has been working at JN Booths leaves for his home in Ala., Monday.
- All day sing at Davis School House, Sunday the 4th
- WF and DH Arnett & Giley Mason called at A Jernigans, Sunday
- WJH Matthews called at WF Arnett’s Sunday evening
- Hardy Davis called at AD Ward’s Sunday
- Rev. Riley will preach at Pleasant Hill, Sunday
- Miss Callie Ward teaches here satisfactorily
- Misses Lillie & Laura Ward are at home for a while
- Ralph Snowden came from DeFuniak to visit home folks
- Mrs ER Ward, of Freeport, spends the week with her mother at JJ Ward’s
- M/M NS Townsend were shopping here Monday
- John F Silcox has moved here
- WA Ward was in Washington Co. last week
- WF Commander was over from Ebro, Monday on business
- M/M C Ward were here on business, Monday
- Mr. Joe Ward is still confined to her bed for over a year at home of her sone JJ Ward
- Dr. Strong was called to see John Bozeman’s wife and baby last week. Mrs. Bozeman is improving, but the baby died Saturday night
- Henry Rogers continues to show “Hard Sense” in running the school – long article.
- AJ Loudermilk came up from Pt. Washington, Monday
- RE McCaskill was in Pensacola Monday & Tuesday
- WF Croft was in Crestview on business Sunday night
- CA Moreland of the Brown Hotel was in Pensacola, Monday
- “If feed goes much higher the dairymen will have to raise the price or dilute the milk.”
- Doctor Adams & John Henderson of Glendale were here Monday
- Henry Jernigan was here Monday on his way to Veteran’s reunion in Macon
- MC Braswell is back from Florala where he ran a lunch stand during the Chautauqua
- Unusual number attended the Commissioner’s meeting Monday.
- Col. Flournoy left last night for Jacksonville meeting of State Executive Committee
- WK Jennings bought the Saunders cottage just west of Mrs/ Mannings and will move in soon
- Dr. Frank Cawthon has caught the fishing fever
- JW Kelly of Portland was here Monday
- WH Kennington of Red Bay was here Monday
- NO Straughn of Florala was here first of the week
- Quarterman McCaskill was here on business Monday
- EW Richardson has opened a colored grocery store in the east end of town
- M/M Herman Bludworth of Eucheeanna were in town Monday
- AF Paderick continues to offer his house for rent or sale
- JT McKinnon continues to offer pur bred Jersey Duroc pigs for sale
- Joe Allen of the Breeze has the measles.
- Major Harley Cawthon & Lt. Stinson are attending school for officers at St Augustine this week
- Mr Biddle, chairman of the street committee, is having work done on the streets
- Miss Gladys Storrs had a birthday party with 25 friends, Tuesday afternoon
- Theo. Tharp now with the Crown Bottling Works at DeFuniak Springs came up Tuesday and spent Wednesday here with friends and relatives – Chipley Verdict
- Rev. ACS Smythe purchased the WB McLeod farm east of town and will reside there with his sons, who will arrive about the first of the year
- Dr & Mrs. WG Wade, spending winter with Capt. & Mrs. Lason, returned to their home in Monmouth, Maine thi week
- County Commissioners: Monday approved firearms bonds for JW Taunton & JH Poole; notary bonds for SK Gillis & JH Warren; referring pension application of JE Owens to the UVC for examination; paid Dan Geohagan $25 for road right of way.
- M/M MA Warren and daughter Myrtie held a graduation party for the seniors of Walton High School
- Complete results of first Democratic primary, 30 April 1912 is printed.
Meeting of Ex. Comm.
Voting canvass – lengthy article; people named: SK Miller, WP Balkom, Peck Cawthon, Mr. McCrimmon, JG Churchwell, NO Straughn, JK Spradley, JD Howell, Herman Bludworth, Campbell, Henderson, Jeff Richbourg, Col. Steele, CD Meigs Mapoles
City Council meeting: ordinance regarding pool rooms – fixed age at 18 and laid out rules for operation. Sales of soft drinks, etc. on Sunday was tabled till next meeting. Delinquent taxes sale set for first Monday in July. Police docket addressed
The Schooner Thos. W. Knight, employed by Standard Oil, is at Pt. Tampa for a couple of weeks while Capt. TL Parrish visits home folks.
JH Richbourg thanks for support in vote and reminds public that he will be in second primary and asks for support, then; several others did same.
Teacher’s exams will be held at High School 4 June 1912 – books are listed from which questions will be asked
FT Nolin, one of Darlington’s leading farmers, in town Monday says the rain is hampering planting as well as ruing crops.
[Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler]