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The Breeze – May 2, 1912 – Political announcements




Application for Pardon

Henry McKnight convicted for murder, William C Hodges Atty. for Petitioner


Notice of Dissolution

Meigs Bros: JJ & WF Meigs


Notice of Special Master’s Sale

Sale of property to satisfy ruling on case of Bank of Laurel Hill, a corporation vs Davis and Mary L Clary, deed at cost of purchaser, on 6 May 1912; D Stuart Gillis, Special Master


Notice of Sheriff’s Sale

Sheriff, JM Bell to sell lands to satisfy ruling in case of RL Studebaker vs. Melissa Niles, et al, on 6 May 1912.



Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler

The Breeze – February 8, 1912 – General news





  • WB Miller was ill last week.
  • AL & NT Hart in Crestview on business, Saturday.
  • 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.


Other notices

  • 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.

  1. First Grade; Florance McGim, Nina Jenson
  2. Second Grade; Codie Reeves, Gladys Matthews
  3. Third Grade; Murrel Tarrance, Cuthill Tervin
  4. Fourth Grade; Elizabeth Cawthon, Ethel Work
  5. Fifth Grade; Gladys Storrs, (tied for second place) – Gladys Bludworth, Carolie Meigs
  6. Sixth Grade; (tied for first place) – Malena Murray, Leta Powell, Hazel Campbell
  7. Seventh Grade; Hugh Smith, Lee Work
  8. Eighth Grade; Addie McLean, Clifton Angle
  9. Ninth Grade; Emma Biddle, Irene McCallum
  10. Tenth Grade; McGourin Johnson, Harvey Biddle
  11. Eleventh Grade; Ashley Cawthon, Donna Jones
  12. 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.


Contributed by Mary Ellen Wexler