These articles are provided courtesy of The Gadsden County Times newspaper, Quincy.
Articles were photographed and typed by Angela Cassidy. The writers almost always use initials of people,
so I have inserted in parentheses the full name of people that I know through my genealogical research.
Mrs. Geo. Johnson of Port St. Joe spent last Monday and Tuesday in our midst.
Holmer Smith was a business visitor to River Junction one day this week.
M. N. Smith was able to welcome the opening of bird hunting season, after several days illness of typhoid fever.
John Fletcher, of New Smyrna, was visiting in this community last Tuesday.
Mrs. W. L. Smith visited at the home of her brother, Norton Fletcher, of Juniper, last week.
Miss Elmer Smith, after spending the weekend of last week with her parents here, returned to Dogtown, where she teaches school.
Since the much welcomed frosty mornings, our farmers are found busy grinding cane, digging potatoes and looking after the welfare of their porkers.
Miss Nora Green is visiting relatives at Gretna.
Oscar Brewer was a visitor from River Junction this week.
M. R. Hinson, of Hosford, was a Sunday visitor here.
G. L. Martin spent Sunday with his family here and returned to Wilma on te late train.
A number from here went over to attend the minstrel in Quincy Saturday evening.
An interesting program was given by the B.Y.P.U. Sunday evening.
There will be services at the Baptist church Friday, conducted by the pastor.
Master Abel Strickland delighted a number of young boys and girls on Monday afternoon by entertaining at a birthday party from 3:30 till 5 p.m.
Mr. Wewlls was recently appointed depot agent at Gretna.
Several hunting parties were planned for this week and on Monday, the game-seekers set in.
H. A. Davis, of Freeport, spent several days with his family here last week.
There were recently shipped from here two carloads of the finest hogs ever seen in this part of the county.
Hon. J. L. Shepard and family left Monday for Palatka, where they went to attend the Farmers' Union Convention this week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Wells and daughter, Dorothy, spent Sunday with Mrs. Wells' parents at Hotel Essie.
Mr. and Mrs. Mose Macon, of Port St. Joe, are receiving contratulations over the birth of a son.
Greensboro was well represented at the Boosters meeting in Havana last Friday evening. Some very artistic pennants were seen flying from about five touring cars leaving here.
Rev. and Mrs. P. A. Fletcher went to Sycamore Sunday, the usual time for appointment. On next Sunday, the presiding elder will preach here.
Well! well! here we are again. Old Concord has been silent for sometime but is now awake again.
We have had some considerable cool weather in this community for some few days, and as you may suppose, some few porkers have been slaughtered.
Cane grinding is a common occurence around here at present. Some fine cane is grown in east Gadsden.
Concord school is progressing very nicely, with one hundred pupils enrolled and a good attendance.
Prof. C. H. (Charles) Gray was seen passing on Friday last, on his way to Quincy.
Miss Ettie Vickers spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. (Don Albin) Vickers. Miss Ettie is teaching school at Scotland. She was accoompanied home by her friend, Miss Katie Freeman.
O. L. (Oliver) Stephens has also put up a mill for the same purpose.
James F. Gray spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. (James and Sarah) Gray.
There were services at the Baptist church here on Sunday last, by Rev. Folsom, of Jacksonville.
Nathan Brady left last Sunday for points in Georgia, and to the astonishment of his friends, returned that afternoon with a wife.
The business of Concord is opening up once more. Messrs. Long and Maxwell have opened with an up-to-date stock of goods in the H. L. Reeves old store.
Messrs. Hinson and Chewning have put up a grist mill for the purpose of grinding the immense crop of corn grown near Concord.
Well, nearly everybody is now busy making syrup in our community.
Sam Cox and family of Quincy paid a visit to Henry Dean's on Sunday.
Mrs. Annie Roden is now visiting her mother, Mrs. Mattie M. Coleman.
Mrs.. Ola Subers was visiting Mrs. Carrie Dean on Monday.
H. W. Dean and wife paid a visit to T. C. Cravens' on Saturday and Sunday.
Calvin Gray and wife and Mrs. Gray's mother of Wetumpka were visiting C. H. Richards a few days last week.
Miss Flossie Bauldree, after spending two weeks at home, returned to Chattahoochee Friday.
Miss Ruby MacDonald spent the week-end with relatives at this place.
Mrs. Sue Ellis has been quite ill for the past few days. We hope her a speedy recovery.
Mrs. albert Shepard of Sumatra has been the guest of Mrs. Tilden Shepard of this place the past week.
Rev. Frank Wells filled his regular appointment at Hardaway last Sunday.
Frank Beuler was visiting at Red Bluff Sunday.
Cane-grinding and hog-killing are keeping the farmers pretty busy at present.
The Baptist people at Red Bluff invite you to attend an all-day service at their church next Sunday. Dinner on the ground.
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Mears of Red Bluff are visiting at the home of Mr. Mears' parents near Hardaway.
B. H. Hardaway's new residence is coming along fine. From appearances it will soon be completed.
The haradaway school will give an entertainment on Wednesday evening, Nov. 29th, for the benefit of the school. The program consists of songs and short dialogues, after which refreshments will be sold. Admission 10c, 15c and 20c.
|Mrs. Ide Hostess
The Tuesday Bridge Club met with Mrs. Ide on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Dowman of Atlanta was the honor guest. There were only two tables of players, but the afternoon was very pleasantly spent, as is always the case when Mrs. Ide is hostess. Mrs. Fred Burghard (Margie) made top score and won the Club prize. Delicious refreshments were served.
|Jay Hearin Married
Jay Hearin surprised his friends by being quietly married in Thomasville to Miss Louise Grantham Monday. A telephone message just after the happy event was received.
Mr. Hearing is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Hearin of this city and is one of the most popular young men of Quincy. His numerous friends here will join in wishing the young couple much happiness.
The following account of the marriage is from the daily Times-Enterprise of Columbus:
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