Excerpted from the Gadsden County Times Newspaper, Quincy.
Articles were photographed and typed by Angela Cassidy. The writers almost always use initials of
people, so have inserted in brackets the full name of people that I know through my genealogical research.
|Local and Personal (written from a Quincy perspective)
Rev. and Mrs. W. A. Fischer were visitors to the city from Chattahoochee Tuesday.
Money to lend on city property. Easy terms. Greer & Williams. Adv. tf
Jack Scarborough returned this week from Jacksonville, where he spent two weeks.
$35 Early English buffet for $22 at S. L. Yon's Furniture Store. Adv.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mahaffey of Gretna, were in the city Monday to see The Birth of a Nation.
$20 solid oak sideboards for $9.50 at S. L. Yon's Furniture Store. Adv.
W. T. Doss, Ira L. Gunson and Sandy Cantley of Hinson, were in the city Monday.
Mrs. Amos Davis and Miss Ola Nixon were in from Old Mt. Pleasant Tuesday afternoon to see the show.
Shoe repair work of all kinds done with neatness and dispatch by the Electric Shoe & Harness Shop. Adv. tf
Ex-Superintendent Holloway, representing D. C. Heath and Company, dealers in school books, spent Tuesday at the high school.
$2.50 lace curtains 100 pairs going at 98c per pair at S. L. Yon's Furniture Store. Adv.
Mr. and Mrs. Fountain May are very happy over their new baby boy, who is to be called Donald Farris May.
Mrs. W. E. Sanders left Monday for her home in Tallahassee after a visit here to her sister, Mrs. J. E. Shelfer.
$20 oak library table for $9.50 at S. L. Yon's Furniture Store. Adv.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Butler and daughter, of Calvary, spent Sunday in the city with relatives.
$15 2-inch white enamel beds for $8.50 at S. L. Yon's Furniture Store. Adv.
J. H. Butler left Tuesday for his home in Jacksonville, after a visit to relatives in the county.
Among those who were here from Chattahoochee to witness The Birth of a Nation were Mrs. W. L. Vanlandingham, W. B. Richards, E. C. Harden, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Howell and Dr. A. E. Conter.
T. W. Mitchell, who now resides in Lancaster, Pa., left for his home in the Keystone State yesterday, after spending a short time here attending to business and mingling with old acquaintance.
A. T. Hearin is back from the northern markets, where he spent ten days replenishing the stock of the Love & Hearin Co. On his return Mr. Hearin stopped off for a short visit with his daughter, Miss Pauline, who is attending Converse College, in North Carolina.
Mrs. J. L. Bell left Monday for her home in Jacksonville, after a pleasant visit of a few days with relatives in the city and county.
$35 large refrigerator hold 150 lb. ice white enamel special $18.50. S. L. Yon's Furniture Store.
Mr. Metcalf, a representative of one of the companies dealing in school books , was in Quincy Monday, and spent several hours at the high school.
State President Hon. J. L. Shepard, who has been spending about ten days in middle and south Florida with officers of the National Farmers' Union, has returned and is now making preparations to attend the meeting of the Legislature which meets next month as a member of the Senate.
W. B. Gossett and Jack Key have returned from the New York markets, where they purchased a line of goods for the A. L. Wilson Co. Both these gentlemen are discriminating buyers and the lines purchased by them are of the latest styles and best makes.
The Junior Aid Society of the Presbyterian Church will be glad to fill orders for cream pie, individual pies, candy, mayonnaise, hot rolls, eermits, Boston brown bread and hand-work. Any desired information will be given gladly by the Secretary, Martha May Blackwell.
Greensboro was well represented at "The Birth of a Nation" both days. Everyone who could availed themselves of the opportunity of seeing the wonderful picture.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Jinks were summoned to Marianna Saturday on account of the illness of Mrs. Jinks' father, L. F. Merritt. News reached here Monday that he died Sunday night.
Mrs. M. E. Martin and daughter, Miss Mamie Martin, who have been visiting here for some time are now the guests of Mrs. A. S. Carr in Bainbridge. They will soon leave for their home in Mississippi.
Mrs. W. O. Brewer of River Junction spent last Friday here.
Miss Mayme Bishop of Aucilla has been visiting her brother, Prof. Bishop, at Hotel Essie this week. She is a charming young lady and made many friends here during her short visit.
Crowds from here are attending the Chautauqua in Quincy this week.
Mrs. J. N. Wells and daughter, Dorothy, spent Saturday and Sunday here with Mrs. Wells' parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Green.
Prof. Karl Jansen, who recently lectured at the auditorium, will be here three days next week for a special work with the teachers and pupils of our school. We feel fortunate in securing him, indeed.
|Old Mt. Pleasant
C. J. Atwater of Waycross is at the home of his father recuperating from a recent operation for appendicitis.
Mrs. R. C. White was called to Gretna last week to nurse her brother-in-law, Ira W. Powell, who is quite ill.
Miss Julia Gilchrist of River Junction spent last week-end the guest of Miss Ellen Rice.
Among those attending the Birth of a Nation in Quincy from here Monday night were Misses Zadie McKeown, Maysel Crane and Ellen Rice and Millard Davis and Jack Rice.
O. E. McKeown of River Junction was a visitor to home folks Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Presnell are the proud parents of a boy who arrive at their home last Wednesday.
Alex Poitevint of Recoery, Ga., visited Cecil Whiddon Sunday.
Henry Rice is visiting relatives in Quincy this week.
Dewitt Atwater of Chattahoochee spent Sunday with his parents.
Rev. Overstreet filled his regular appointment here at the Baptist church Sunday.
Miss Rodges(sic) of Marianna spent the week-end with her cousin, Mrs. Dan Thompson.
Alex Thompson was in Gretna Sunday.
The Girls Sewing Club met with Miss Lillie Johnson last week.
Quite a good number from here attended The Birth of a Nation.
Dr. J. C. Davis passed through Gretna today.
Miss Rilla Stewart will leave for Jacksonville next week.
Mrs. A. W. Watson is on the sick list. We hope she will soon be up again.
W. P. Humphrey, who spent winter months in Tampa with his son, B. W. Humphrey, returned home last week.
Miss Bessie Humphrey will leave next week for Waycross and other points in Georgia.
A crowd went fishing Monday afternoon. They failed to catch any fish but the "skeeters" were very entertaining.
Mrs. Griffen of Midway is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thompson, this week.
Misses Lizzie Humphrey, Lucy Green, Nora Bassett and several others went to Chattahoochee Sunday afternoon.
This beautiful spring weather makes you think of Hough's pool.
Karl Jansen lectured here Friday evening to a large and attentive audience.
Dr. Gardner of Greensboro was in Gretna Tuesday.
Mr. Stevens purchased a new Ford recently and has already backed into a tree.
We are sorry to hear that Mrs. Jim Humphrey is ill.
Farmers around here are now busy preparing their land and planting sugar cane.
Rev. J. M Folsom delivered two interesting sermons at the Baptist church last Sunday.
P. P. McKeown is having his dwelling house remodeled; it is now nearly completed and will add much to the appearance of our thriving little town.
Mrs. G. O. [Georgia, Mrs. Donald Paterson] Paterson of Amsterdam spent the week end with relatives here.
J. B. [John Bennett] Perkins is on the sick list this week. We hope he will soon be well again.
On last Sunday a large crowd witnessed the unveiling of the monument of H. C. [Hugh Carroll] Paterson at the Concord Cemetery. Although the orator of the occasion failed to be there, Bro. Folsom made an interesting address. Miss Pearl Walsh read the beautiful poem, "O Why Should the Spirit of Mortal be Proud." The advanced Sunday school class did the singing.
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