Week of January 3, 1924

Articles courtesy of The Gadsden County Times Newspaper, Quincy.

Articles were photographed by Donna Warlick and typed by Eunice Herren. Where full names of people are known,
they have been added in parentheses by Angela Cassidy.

Local and Personal (from a Quincy perspective)

Mrs. James Nicholson of Hardaway spent Monday in Quincy.

T. R. Smith and Cecil Sullivan spent Sunday in Madison.

Walter Maxwell of Gretna was a business visitor to Quincy Monday.

Miss Lelia Boring has as her guest this week Miss Ruth McGeachy of Chipley.

Mr. and Mrs. O.H. Buchann and Miss Olzena Buchann of Tallahassee spent Saturday in Quincy.

Mr. and Mrs. Dan McPherson returned last week from a several days' visit to Americus, Ga.

Clarence Harris of Tallahassee was a business visitor to Quincy Monday.

Repairing of electrical appliances, a specialty. T.C. Arnold. Phone 164 12-2-4t

Mr. and Mrs. Judson (Judson and Gennelle) Shelfer returned to Leesburg Friday, after a visit here with relatives.

Miss Clarise Green, who spent the holidays with her parents in Brand___ returned to Quincy Sunday.

Mrs. C. H. Willis and Miss Pearl Gregory spent Monday in Hinson as guests of Mrs. Willis' brother, E. H. Mayton.

Miss Nelle Gregory returned to Tallahassee Wednesday, after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. S. (Scott) Gregory.

Mrs. Calvin Owens of Dogtown spent several days of last week as the guest of her daugher, Mrs. F. __ Millirons.

Mrs. Estelle Albert and Mrs. Julia and three sons returned Friday after several days' visit with relatives in River Junction.

Miss Sallie Nicholson returned to Tallahassee Wednesday, where she resumed her studies at the Florida Women's College.

Mrs. Ida Smith and T. R. and ____ Smith spent Thursday in Blakely, Ga., as the guests of relatives.

Misses Emma and Mary Webb and ____ Webb of Damascus, Ga., here to visit with relatives, left Saturday for Valdosta, Ga.

Mary Munroe returned to Dade Friday, after a few days' visit with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Munroe.

Mrs. Estell Albert, Mrs. Julia ___ and two sons and Mr. and Mrs. ___ Lanier of Jacksonville spent Sunday afternoon in Chattahoochee.

Misses Elizabeth and Mamie Shaw, spending the holidays with their parents, returned Wednesday to Scott College, where they are students.

Miss Sarah Armstrong, who has been spending the past few weeks with her sister, Mrs. J. L. Johns, left for Wauchula, where she ____ a home talent play.

Miss Alice Shaw of Jacksonville, ____ _____ of Monticello, Elizabeth ___ and Virginia Dale of ___, Messrs. Ulmont Slappey, Charlie Sowell, James Cox, and ____ Humphrey attended the ____ in Tallahassee Tuesday night.

___ie Gregory, after spending the Christmas holidays with her parents Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Gregory ........(page torn)

Obie Gatlin and "Bevo" Bevis spent Sunday afternoon in Bainbridge.

Edgar Bailey Liddon of Sneads was a visitor to Quincy Sunday.

Leon Rocco of Palatka spent Thursday in Quincy with his brothers.

Mrs. R. E. Blitch left Monday for a visit to Jacksonville.

P. W. Conrad and son, Bernard, spent Friday and Saturday in Marianna.

For prompt and efficient work have your plumbing done by A. L. Merrifield. Phone 313. advt. 1-3-2t

Ena Darsey of Concord is here on a visit to her aunt, Mrs. R. L. Stevens.

Clarence Harris of Tallahassee was a business visitor to Quincy Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Hill Campbell and children returned last week from a visit with relatives in Atlanta.

Dr. S. E. Wilhoit and Arthur Corry returned Saturday night from Dade City, where they spend several days as the guests of DeCarr Covington.

Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Bowen, after spending a few days with Mrs. C. L. Sowell, returned to Albany, Ga., Thursday.

Mrs. D. W. Randall of Atlanta, Ga., has returned to Quincy and while here will be the guest of Mrs. Clarence Crofton.

Mrs. J. D. Archer, who has been spending the past week in Monticello, as the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. McCall, Sr., returned to Quincy Sunday.

Misses Mae, Nelle and Pearl Gregory, who have been visiting Mrs. Joe Cogburn in Inwood for the past few days, returned home Saturday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Sol Willis, who have been visiiting Mr. Willis' parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Willis, at Gretna for the past week, returned to their home in Atlanta Wednesday.

Mrs. G. S. Gregory, Misses Nelle and Gladys Gregory and Harbert Gregory motored over to Inwood Friday, where they spent the day as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cogburn.

Mrs. Henry Curry of Hinson and Mrs. Hal Curry, a matron at the Florida Women's College, spent Saturday in Quincy as the guests of friends.

Miss Jewell Chapman arrived Sunday from Sumner, Ga., and will remain at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Chapman, who recentlty moved here.

Miss Etta Bryan, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. J. C. Scarborough, for the past two weeks, returned to her home in Greenwood Tuesday.

Edward Woodward, who has been spending the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W, Woodward, returned Tuesday to Chattanooga, Tenn., where he is attending school at McCallie Military Academy.

Miss Essie Gay, who has been spending the past two weeks as the guest of her uncle, Smith Wright, left Wednesday for her home in Monticello.

Miss Grace Carr of Bainbridge, Ga., and Miss Larson Maddox of Moultrie, Ga., were the week-end guests of Miss Elizabeth Shaw, Friday night.

Lieutenant and Mrs. George Hume Dana, who spent Christmas with Mrs. Dana's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Coleman, left Thursday night for New London, Conn., wher Lieutenant Dana is attending a submarine school of instruction.

Misses Margaret Curry and Sada Bostick, Messrs. John Lester, Dr. Taylor Grantham, Jeff Davis, Edward Woodbery and Sam Lester motored over to Bainbridge, Ga., Friday night to a buffet supper at the home of Mrs. Van (Genie Lester) Streety.

Mrs. Louis Mayes, formerly owner of the Pensacola Journal, accompanied by her son, Howard Mayes, and Lieut. Bowman of the Pensacola Naval Air Station, stopped over from Saturday until Monday in Quincy while on their way to Miami, while having repairs made on their automobile.

J. R. Wells, a well known business man of Jacksonville, was a visitor in the city Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Cantey and family returned Monday from a several days' visit to Jacksonville.

Misses Doris Edwards and Geneva Glynn of Gretna were in Quincy Tuesday shopping.

Mrs. Van (Genie Lester) Streety and Miss Agnes Ingram of Bainbridge, Ga., spent Tuesday in Quincy.

Hall Roddenberry of Moultrie, Ga., spent Sunday in Quincy as the guest of friends.

Harry McCullagh, left Monday night for Atlanta, Ga., where he is a student at Emory.

Ashton Embry of Washington, D.C., nephew of E. B. Embry, is in the city, guest at the home of his uncle.

Bill Carr of Bainbridge, Ga., spent the week-end in Quincy as the guest of John Curry.

Eddie Hargrove and B. W. Allen returned Monday from a week-end visit to Jacksonville.

G. G. and Minego Rocco spent Christmas with their parents in Apalachicola.

Miss Elizabeth Thompson returned Wednesday to Tallahassee, where she is a student at the Florida State Women's College.

Miss Saundal Watson, who is teaching school at Brandon, near Tampa, spent the Christmas holidays with relatives in Gretna and in Quincy.

Mrs. Ernest Cook and little son returned home Tuesday from a visit with Mrs. Cook's mother in Pavo, Ga.

Mrs. Walter Hinson, Miss Frances Hinson and Miss Sarah Clifford Harris of Hinson spent Monday in Quincy.

Miss Ruth McGeachy left for her home in Chipley Wednesday, after a few days' visit with Miss Leila Boring.

Jack Davis and John Baxter Campbell, Jr., left Wednesday for Gainesville, where they are students at the University of Florida.

John Thompson and Herbert Behrens returned to Gainesville Tuesday, where they are students at the University of Florida.

Miss Josephine Gossett, after spending the holidays with her mother, returned Wednesday to Tallahassee, where she is attending school.

Robert Downing returned yesterday to the University of Florida to resume his studies, after spending the holidays with his parents in Quincy.

Misses Hettie Belle and Kate Wiggins and brother, William, spent the week-end in Dothan, Ala., visiting friends and relatives.

E. Cary, representing the Royal Typewriter company, has moved back to Quincy and will again make this his headquarters.

Frank Shaw, after spending the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Shaw, returned Monday to Davidson College.

Miss Madeline Rocco returned to her home in Apalachicola Sunday, after spending several days here as the guest of Miss Mary Stow.

G. G. Rocco and B. C. Bevis left Monday for Apalachicola, where they played in the Footwarmers Orchestra for the New Year's dance.

Miss Maude Slappey, who has been spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Slappey, will return Saturday to Ch___, where she is teaching school.

Herbert Love and his guest, ___ Rice of Hai Chow, China, was spending the holidays as the guests of Rev. and Mrs. Herbert Love, left Tuesday night for Davidson College.

Mrs. G. S. Cook and son, Billy, left Tuesday for Wilson, N.C., after spending the holidays here with Mrs. Cook's mother, Mrs. Wm. M. Wiggins.

Miss Martha Histel entertained about twenty of her friends Friday evening. Games and dancing were enjoyed by all, after which refreshments were served.

Miss Mary Love and her guest, Miss Mary Rice of Hai Chow, China, left Tuesday night for Red Spring, N.C., where they are students at Flora McDonald College.

Miss Leila Boring, after spendig the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Boring, will return Saturday to Clermont, where she is teaching school.

C. A. Watson was here this week from Geneva, Ala., packing up and shipping household effects to his new home. His residence has been rented to Wm. Curtis.

Herbert and Edwin Graves left Wednesday morning in their car for Gainesville, where they are attending school at the University of Florida.

Miss Alice Munroe, after spending the holidays with her mother, Mrs. George Munroe, left Wednesday for Columbus, Ga., where she is attending school.

Ernest Williford, who for the past few months has held a position with the City Drug Store, will leave Friday night for his home in Camilla, Ga. From there he will go to Macon, Ga., where he will attend a pharmacist school.

Herschel Munroe came down from Cordele, Ga., and spent Sunday in Quincy with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Munroe, and returned to Cordele Monday. He is engaged in the drug business in that city.

Miss Ester Haile of Monticello arrived Tuesday for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Curtis. Miss Haile taught in the high school here for several years, leaving last year to accept a position in Washington, D.C.

William Kennedy entertained a number of the members of the younger set at a dance Monday night at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Kennedy. Dancing was enjoyed until a late hour and during the evening delicious punch and wafers were served.

Blake Ballou of Bainbridge, Ga., spent Sunday in Quincy.

Miss Alice Shaw of Jacksonville arrived Monday for a visit with her aunt, Mrs. C. R. Shaw.

Whit Williams of Quitman, Ga., was a business visitor to Quincy Monday.

Miss Annette Liddon of Marianna spent Sunday in Quincy as the guest of friends.

Mrs. C. C. Cox and Miss Eunice Cox were the guests of their aunt, Mrs. C. E. Duggar, Sunday.

Miss Augusta Wood, after a visit with her sister, Mrs. J. M. Griffin, returned to Atlanta, Ga., Sunday.

When you need plumbing call A. L. Merrifield and have it done well and at the right price. Phone 313 advt. 1-3-2t

Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Harley and son, William, motored to Atlanta to spend Christmas with Mrs. Harley's mother, Mrs. W. B. Cox.

Mrs. J. J. Gatlin and son, Obie Gatlin, motored to Whigham Sunday, where they were dinner guests of Mrs. C. E. Duggar.

L. A. Bell, distributor for Buick automobiles, went to Cairo and Thomasville Thursday evening to bring back two new cars.

Miss Alice Clarke returned Friday night from Jacksonville, where she spent Christmas as the guest of her parents.

Mrs. Nellie Black, who has been visiting her sister in Jacksonville for the past week, returned to Quincy Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Freeman, Mrs. Riley Freeman and daughter, Winsor, of Claxton, Ga., spent las week here as the guests of relatives, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Belyeu.

Miss Cornelia Engle of Lake City, who spent several days of last week as the guest of Miss Mary Wood Davis, returned home Thursday.

Watt Madderson, who has been visiting friends in Quincy for the past few days, returned to his home near New Orleans Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Wood left Sunday for their home in Elberton, Ga., after a visit of several weeks with Mrs. W. A. McDearmid.

Miss Mary Wood Davis left Monday for Tennessee, after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Davis.

E. F. Mayton, Jr., left Tuesday for Wilmare, Ky., to resume his studies at Asbury College, after spending the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Mayton, at Hinson.

Miss Julia Munroe, who has been spending Christmas with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Munroe, left today for Clearwater, where she is teaching.

Miss Margaret Wilson, who has been spending the holidays with her sister, Miss Elizabeth Wilson, will return to her home in Monticello Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woodward and family and Miss Mary Violet Woodward left Wednesday for a few days visit to Panacea. They will return home Sunday.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Williams, Quincy, a girl. The young lady made her advent into the world December 29. She weighs 7 1/2 pounds and has been named Mattie Virginia.

Mrs. J. M. Marlin, Miss Claire Marlin and their guests, Mrs. Ida Polhill, Miss Edwina Polhill and Miss Ima Gilbert, who left last Thursday for Miami, Palm Beach and other points in South Florida, are expected to return home today.

Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hearin, Mr. and Mrs. C. (Charles) Conboy, Mrs. James Love, Mrs. Gary Jessuup, Mrs. Wallace ___right, Mrs. Joe Budd and A. Stan___, golf instructor, attended the golf tournament in Bainbridge, Ga., Tuesday.

Mrs. Irene Banks of Tallahassee spent Sunday and Monday in Quincy on business.

Miss Edna Bevis, who has been employed in Quincy for the past several months, returned to her home in Bascom Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. John Floyd, Mrs. Cornelius Woodbery and Miss Claudia Parrott spent several days of last week in Perry.

Miss Sallie Nicholson returned to Tallahasee Wednesday to resume her studies in the Women's college, after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Nicholson.

Miss Sarah Shaw, after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. shaw, left Tuesday for Spartanburg, S.C., where she is a student at Converse College.

Miss Louise Love, who has been spending the holidays with her sister, Mrs. H. H. McCallum, will return Sunday to Monticello, where she is teaching school.

Misses Elizabeth Hammergren and Virginia Dale of Gainesville arrived Monday to be the guests of Miss Daisy Munroe. They returned Wednesday to Tallahassee, where they are attending school at the Florida State Women's college.

Mrs. H. L. Vickers returned to her home in Montgomery Tuesday after having spent the holidays as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Nicholson. She was accompanied home by Miss Adelia Nicholson, who will visit her for a while.

T. J. Edwards of Chattahoochee was a visitor to Quincy Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Shaw and Mrs. Bert Shaw and children spent Wednesday afternoon in Tallahassee.

Mrs. Marion Faulk, Mrs. Fred Nordhaus, Miss Marie Behrens and Herbert Behrens spent Monday in Tallahassee.

Miss Katie Nicholson, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Nicholson, returned to her home in Jacksonville Monday.

Mrs. Irene Banks has moved her millinery shop from the Davidson building to a store room on Madison street north of the court house square.

Miss Maude Sammons, who is attending the Florida State Women's College in Tallahassee, spent the holidays with relatives in Quincy and Gretna.

Miss Eloise McGriff, after a two weeks' vacation with the home folks in Tallahassee, has returned to Quincy and resumed her work as county home demonstration agent.

Mrs. Walter Lyford has returned to her home in New York, after spending Christmas holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Gissendaner, at River Junction.

Mrs. Kenneth MacGowan was hostess to the members of her bridge club at a bridge luncheon Saturday. Several interesting rubbers were played and at the conclusion of the games Mrs. Jack McFarlin was presented with two lovely linen towels for the winner of the high score. Delicious refreshments consisting of a salad course and coffee were served.

Duval-Thompson Marriage
Miss Sarah Duval of Tallahassee and Mr. William H. Thompson of Daytona were quietly married Sunday afternoon at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Epsie Duval, in Tallahassee. Only the near relatives and close friends of the couple were present. Mrs. Thompson was dressed in a beautiful satin back crepe dress of brown with hat, gloves and shoes to match. Both parties have a large circle of friends who wish for them every happiness. For the past eight years, Mrs. Thompson has been bookkeeper for the P.U. Wilson Co. of Tallahassee and Mr. Thompson is connnected with an automobile firm of Daytona. After a short honeymoon trip, among relatives in Gretna and Jacksonville, they will be at home in Daytona.

Watch the New Year Come In
Miss Sada Bostick entertained a number of her friends at her country home Monday night to watch the new year come in. During the evening fireworks were shot and interesting games were played. Later a delicious salad course and coffee were served.

Miss Ellis Entertained
Miss Hazel Ellis spent the holidays in Columbus, Ga., as the guest of Miss Frances Marcum, a school friend at Sophie Newcomb College, at New Orleans. While in Columbus Miss Ellis was delightfully entertained. A Columbus paper says: "In honor of her popular guest, Miss Hazel Ellis, of Quincy, Fla., Miss Frances Marcum was hostess at a beautiful dancing party on Monday evening at the Country Club. The club house was beautifully decorated in Christmas greens and during the evening delicious sandwiches, punch and bon bons were served. Miss Marcum received her guests wearing a beautiful gown of black brocade velvet offset with rhinestones. Miss Ellis was lovely in a handsome gown of silver cloth and lace. About one hundred members of the younger set were invited to meet Miss Ellis."

Covington-Yost
Relatives in this city were informed by wire from Dade City Monday night that E. Munroe Covington and Miss Eula Lee Yost were married in that city at 8 p.m. Monday, December 31. No details of the wedding have been received. Munroe Covington was born and reared in Quincy, son of a very prominent family and is a young man of superior intelligence and character, known to everybody here and counting his friends by his acquaintances. For some months past he has been a resident of Dade City, connected with a drug firm there, and his bride, who lives in Dade City, is the daughter of a lawyer there, was formerly from Illinois and is nineteen years old. After a brief bridal trip the young couple returned to Dade City, where they will make their home.

 
 
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