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The Breeze – May 9, 1912 – General news

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Happenings in our Neighboring Villages

 

Pleasant Hill

  • 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

 

Bruce

  • 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 Cb 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. Bozemanis improving, but the baby died Saturday night
  • Henry Rogers continues to show “Hard Sense” in running the school – long article.

 

Local News

  • 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

The Breeze – March 14, 1912 – General news

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Chautauqua Day by Day

  • 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

Pleasant Hill

  • 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.

 

Niceville

  • 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.

 

Ganer, A.L.

  • 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.

 

Dorcas

  • 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.

 

Local News

  • 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.

 

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler

The Breeze – January 25, 1912 – General News

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

Pleasant Hill

  • Mrs. William Cutts died last Thursday night.
  • WA Jernigan visited WF Arnett’s Saturday.
  • Willia & SG Settles at Crestview on business, Saturday.
  • Stephan Manning putting up saw mill on Will Wright’s spring branch.
  • M/M Tom Davis passed through on the way to Crestview, Saturday.
  • Rev. WF Arnett is sick this week.
  • Bammer Hutto is visiting his sister Mary Settles this week.

 

Deerland

  • AJ Bolton went to Claroy Saturday on Notary business.
  • Bud & Joe Bass left for Holts Saturday.
  • Hardy Davis, of Laurel Hill, spending the past week in bay country visited here Sunday.
  • Harry Livingston, of Milligan visited relatives here this weekend.
  • There was a log rolling and Soshel (sic) at Jernigan’s house Thursday.
  • OA Higgins, of Arkansas was buying land, with intention of moving here.
  • Oliver typewriter stolen from Deerland Improvement Co. office, Saturday. Sheriff Bell brought dogs, but failed to find scent.
  • JT Byrd visited first of week.
  • Powell Mill Co. shipping lumber, Mon. & Tues.
  • Rev. WG Miller at Cobb, this weekend.

 

 

Niceville

  • Rev. Morrison preached on the east side, Sunday.
  • John Edge & Doc Davis, of DeFuniak were here this week.
  • Mrs. John Allen returned home from Crestview, Monday.
  • WJ Harley, ER McKee, Ella & Ellen Parish and Miss Ellen Destin attended dance at Freeport, Wednesday night.
  • JA Jordan, of Crestview, visited this week.
  • JE Allen, of Garneir’s (sic), spent Tuesday night with home folks.
  • Mrs. JE Thomas is ill.
  • IF Eldridge and Mr. Peck, of Pensacola, spent a few days at the Rocky ranger station.
  • John Early is very ill and is being treated in Pensacola.

 

 

Red Bay

  • Rev. Sellars, of DeFuniak, preached here Saturday night & Sunday.
  • John G Ward, occupying TC Kennington’s the past few months, has moved away; Rev. TF Ward & family took over the residence.
  • Rev. Peacock, one of the very old Methodist ministers of this place, attended services, Sunday.
  • WH Kennington in Ponce de Leon on business, Monday & Tuesday.
  • PI Hain(?) moved to Dr. McKinnon’s from JP Kennington’s where Bennet Evans now lives.
  • Miss Ada Campbell returned home to her home in DeFuniak – school where she taught closed, Tuesday.
  • ER Ward was taking pictures here Saturday.
  • Mrs. McLeod & Alice Kennington, “made music” at the sing at NA MCLeod’s Sunday night.

 

 

Bruce

  • M/M AJ Ward visiting in Ebro.
  • Geo. T Chesser and JJ Ward have improved from illness last week.
  • Martin Hare returned after 6 months absence.
  • Mrs. AL Miller and Mrs. Addie Ward visited here last week.
  • M/M John G Ward visited JJ Ward, Sunday.
  • Rev. TF Ward moved to Red Bay.
  • M/M Frank Stapleton, Miss Pallie Miles & Miss Malzie Ward visited the Dismal stockade, Sunday.
  • Misses Carl (sic) Commander & Victoria Strickland visited at Shilo, Sunday.
  • Mrs. JJ Ward was very sick and attended by Dr. Strong.
  • Allen Fowler moved back to Seven Runs.
  • M/M John Pate in DeFuniak on business, Monday.
  • Jasper & AL Ward went to Freeport, Monday.

 

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler

The Breeze – December 7, 1911 – Page 1

GENERAL NEWS

 

 

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.

CATAMOUNT KILLED
(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.

 

Contributed by Michael Strickland

The Breeze – December 7, 1911 – Page 1

ARNETT BABY BORN
(PLEASANT HILL) A fine boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Arnett last Friday morning.

 

Contributed by Michael Strickland

The Breeze – November 23, 1911 – Page 1

INFANT CAINS Obituary
(PLEASANT HILL) A dark cloud came over the home of Bro. N. F. Cains early Saturday morning when he lost his darling baby. What is his loss is Heaven’s gain.

 

Contributed by Michael Strickland

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