Excerpted from the Gadsden County Times newspaper, Quincy.
Articles were photographed by Donna Warlick and typed by Eunice Herren. Photo editing by
|Miss McDavid, District Demonstration Agent, Visits Quincy
Miss Ruby McDavid of Hinson, for a long time home demonstration agent of Gadsden county and since promoted to the office of district demonstration agent for North and West Florida, with jurisdiciton over twelve counties extending as far south as Putnam county, was in Quincy yesterday after a brief visit to her parents in Hinson. She left for Milton on the afternoon train. Her headquarters are now in Tallahassee and the extensive territory of which she has supervison makes her a busy young lady. She has an intimate acquaintance with her work in every county and her administration of her office has been one of marked efficiency.
Miss Cora Anderson returned home Friday afternoon late from Hammock Creek, her school having closed that day.
W. V. Strother, a business man from Atlanta, Ga., was here Wednesday.
Mrs. Fletcher Edwards was teaching school a few days recently at Greensboro, since Miss Marie Behrens, the seventh grade teacher, was ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Worth Suber are happy over the arrival of a little girl arriving recently.
Dr. Gardner was in the community a while Sunday morning.
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Richards has been named Eunice Maree.
Mr. Parker, a singing leader of Sycamore, was attending the sing Saturday evening.
Mrs. I. Edenfield and little son, Bernard, after visiting among relatives here a week, have returned to Grand Ridge.
School having closed here Friday, Misses Effie and Mattie Davis returned to their home in Marianna, accompanied by C. H. Matthews and family. These having left early Saturday morning.
It is sad to learn of the death of the infant of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Crawley, of Boston, Ga., a few days ago.
Sunday morning the Junior B. Y. P. U. meets at 9:30; Sunday school 10:30, and church services at 11:30. Visitors are invited. Senior B. Y. P. U.- 7 o'clock, and the evening services beginning immediately at the close of B. Y. P. U.
The Gadsden county singing convention meets at Antioch Sunday. some here are thinking of enjoying the sing there then.
Mrs. S. W. Anderson, with a number of others, were over this way a short while Sunday afternoon.
The Sunbeams are to meet now every Saturday afternoon at the church at 3 o'clock instead of Friday at 4 o'clock.
Misses Lorene Anderson and Lylie Richards were at the home of Miss Lou Strom Saturday afteroon.
Prayer services every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. A nice crowd assembled for the services last Tuesday evening. Eri Dean was leader and the third chapter of James was studied.
Quite a number of H. L. Shepard's friends from Quincy and surrounding neighborhood were in to see him Saturday and Sunday. He is seriously ill.
John Strain from Bainbridge was in our midst Sunday afternoon shaking hands with his old friends. We are always glad to see John, as he was once one of our citizens here.
Fred Nordhaus, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. McKeown and daughter, Helen, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Carman and son, Marshal, F. F. Morgan and Jeff Davis of Quincy were visiting at the home of H. L Shepard Sunday afternoon.
John B. Fletcher of River Junction was among his friends here Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. A. M. McMillan of River Junction is spending a few days with her brother, H. L. Shepard.
Mrs. John McDonald of River Junction was the guest of Mrs. H. L. Shepard Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Gordon McDonald and sister, Mrs. Mack Clark, were visiting friends here last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Haire and Mrs. Joe Morgan and daughter, Mary of River Junction were guests of H. L. Shepard and family Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Roach, Sr., of Quincy were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Roach of this place.
Miss Irma Bevis spent a few days last week with her brother, J. R. Bevis, of Quincy.
Mrs. J. M. Richards, Mrs. J. T. Evans and Gordon Roach attended the Woman's Council at Gretna last Wednesday afternoon.
Miss Kitty Shepard and brother, Isaac, are at home this week on account of their father's illness.
Jack and Thomas Shepard of West Palm Beach are here for a few days on account of their father's illness.
Mr. and Mrs. George Shepard, who have been visiting their friends at Brooksville for a shor while, returned home Sunday morning.
J. B. Overhultz, who has been spending a while with relatives here left for his home in Medicine Hat, Canada, last Monday.
Miss Dollie Bowman visited relatives at River Junction last week.
Rev. G. P. Hendry filled his regular appointment here last Sunday.
Misses Rossie Atwater and Bessie Daley were shopping in Tallahassee Saturday.
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Gholson is convalescing, after an attack of pneumonia, to the delight of their many friends.
W. S. Snowden was a business visitor to Madison last week.
Mrs. C. L. Herring and Mrs. roy Shepard were shopping in Quincy Saturday.
Mrs. H. B. Snowden of Madison was a pleasant visitor at the home of her son, W. A. Snowden, several days last week.
Little Miss Sara Frances Gilchrist, who has been confined to her home with the measles, is much improved.
Miss Martha Elizabeth Scarborough spent last week at her home here on account of the illness of her brother, David Gholson, who has been quite sick with pneumonia.
Miss Bettie Fletcher, a student of the Florida State Woman's college, was a pleasant week-end visitor at her home here.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Riley and children of Dothan, Ala., were the guests of Mr. Riley's sister, Mrs. D. J. Merchant, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Seaman of Quincy were the guests Sunday of the latters' parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Gissendaner.
Dr. F. C. Herring was a business visitor to Climax last week.
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Mrs. W. U. smith of Bainbridge was a visitor to Quincy Saturday.
Mr. M. O. williams of Attapulgus was a visitor to Quincy Tuesday.
Mr. Y. L. Watson left today for Tallahassee on legal business.
__ Darsey, prominent citizen of __ was a visitor in the city yesterday.
__. H. Henderson of Monticello, after a week's business trip to Quincy left Friday for Tallahassee.
__. Mahaffey motored to Tallahassee Saturday and spent the afternoon as the guest of friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Clancy and Payne? Savage of Midway were visitors to Quincy Saturday.
Mrs. M. T. Solar motored to Bainbridge Saturday and was the guest of __her __ for the day.
__ Irene Banks spent Tuesday __ in Chattahoochee as the guest of Mrs. H. A. Howell.
We have just unlaoded a car of __ Roofing, also a car of John's Manville Asbestos Shingles, Quincy Lumber Yard 1t
Mrs. Ernest Cook and little son, __ have been visiting her mother in __, Ga., for the past week, are expected to return home Friday.
Miss Daisy Munroe, a student of the Woman's College in Tallahassee, was the week-end guest of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Munroe.
Mrs. W. M. Harrell, who spent several days of last week as the guest of Mrs. W. W. Wright, has returned to her home in Bainbridge.
__ Smith, Mrs. Ross Harris, __ Green, Leroy Smith and __ Gregory spent Saturday afternoon in Tallahassee shopping.
__ Attorney Wright left yesterday for Hawthorne on legal business and will also attend the meeting of the State Highway Board in Orlando tomorrow.
Miss Juanita Andrick and Priscilla __ and Messrs. Bill McIntosh, __ Trammell of Tallahassee were visitors to Quincy Sunday afternoon.
Miss Annette Liddon of Marianna, __ Haire of Live Oak, students of the Woman's college in Tallahassee, attended the dance the the (Elk's)? Club Monday night.
Misses Grace Crumb and Helen __ of Tampa, who are attending school in Tallahassee, spent the week-end in Quincy as the guests of Mrs. __ Kennedy.
__. W. M. Lewis of Cottonwood, Mr and Mrs. Kirkland and Mrs. H. __ of Chattahoochee spent ? afternoon here as the guest of __ Irene Banks.
__. A. Brink of Tallahassee, district officer of the Florida Department of Health, was in the city Sunday and went out to Gretna to __ce the school children there.
__, Ramsey Simmons, Sonny __ and Pug Belcher of Bainbridge were among the out-of-town guests at the dance given at the Elk's Club Monday night.
__. W. Hendrix, Mrs. F. C. __ and Mrs. George Watso__ Tallahassee Tuesday morning __ Misses Myrtice and Reba __ who were week-end guests of their aunt, Mrs. J. W. Hendrix, __ the Woman's College.
__ John Pasco, Herman __, Charles Reif and Terry Kid_ of Monticello and Dr. Dannittee __ of Tallahassee spent Monday in Quincy en route to Marianna, where they went to attend the Shriners ceremonial.
__. McKeown, pharmacist's mate, __ U. S. N., is spending a __ furlough at the home of his parents?, Mr. and Mrs. O. L. McKeown, of Greensboro. Mac is now serving __ enlistment with the Colors and has nothing but words of praise for the Navy. Recently he has been stationed? at Washington, D. C., but after his leave of absence will rejoin the transport Henderson in __ads.
C. A. McAlpin of Hardaway was in Quincy this week attending court.
Lee Munroe of Havana was a buisiness visitor to Quincy Wednesday.
Clyde Gregory spent Sunday in Havana as the guest of relatives.
John Pasco of Monticello spent several days of last week in Quincy on business.
Mrs. Brown of Antlers, Okla., arrived last week and is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Joe Wedeles.
W. B. Munroe and Herschel Munroe of Chattahoochee spent Sunday in Cordele, Ga.
R. A. Willis and R. A. Willis, Jr., were business visitors to Quincy Tuesday.
Mrs. Wallace Wright left Monday for Augusta, Ga., where she will be the guest of her sister, Mrs. Purvis.
If it is anything electrical you need see T. C. Arnold Phone 342 3-28-3t pd.
Mrs. W. E. Tomlinson of Charlotte, N. C., is expected to arrive today and while here will be the guest of friends in the city.
Miss Ruth Haley, a student of the Florida State Woman's College, was the week-end guest of Mrs. L. S. Munroe.
Mrs. Eva Phillips, who has been visiting relatives in Montgomery, Ala., for the past two weeks, returned home Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Collins attended Al. G. Fields Minstrel in Bainbridge Tuesday night.
Miss Violet Horne of Blountstown is expected to arrive Sunday and while here will be the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Horne.
Mrs. Susie H. Wright and Miss Lottie Wright, who have been the guests of Mrs. E. M. Collins for the past week, left Wednesday for their home in Auburn, Ala.
Miss Janie Gregory, a member of the faculty of the Florida State Woman's College, was the week-end guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Brax Gregory.
Miss Girlie Fraleigh of Madison, who is attending school at the Woman's college in Tallahassee, spent the week-end in Quincy as the guest of Mrs. M. A. Love.
Mrs. Ross Harris left Monday for Marianna, and while there will be guest of Miss Lillian Kilpratrick, Worthy Matron of the Marianna Chapter of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Joe Wedeles will entertain a number of friends with a bridge party Friday afternoon at her home on King street in honor of her mother, Mrs. Brown, of Antlers, Okla.
Mrs. James Love and little daughter, Mary Shaw, left today for Bennettesville, S. C., where they will be guests of Mrs. Love's parents for about six weeks.
Friends of Mrs. N. J. Carmine, who was injured in an automobile accident two weeks ago, will be glad to hear that she is improving and that she returned home from the hospital today.
F. P. May, Sr., left Thusday for Jacksonville for a few days' visit with his son, Philip May. From there he will visit points in South Florida and will be the guest of relatives for several weeks.
Miss Hazel Ellis, who spent the week-end here as the guest of her aunt, Mrs. M. A. Love, returned Tuesday morning to Tallahassee, where she is a student at the Woman's College.
Misses Jennie McIntosh and Sada Bostick, Messrs. Jefferson Davis, Jr., and John Lester were among those attending Al. G. Field's Minstrel in Bainbridge Tuesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Eaton and two children of Monticello spent Saturday night in Quincy en route to Marianna, where they attended the Shriners's ceremonial and visited other points in West Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Kennedy, Mr. and Mrs. Rabe Love and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Harley, Miss Bertha Gholson, and F. W. White were among those who attended Al. G. Field's Minstrel in Bainbridge Tuesday night.
A. L. Wlson returned home Wednesday from New York, where he has been on a business trip.
Miss Mildred McWhorter of New York arrived last week and is the guest of Mrs. Wallace Allen.
Miss Eva Haire spent the week-end in Gretna as the guest of her parents.
Mrs. Laura Haire of Gretna spent Saturday in Quincy as the guest of friends.
J. L. Hearin returned home Monday night, after spending three weeks in Pennsylvania on a selling trip.
Edward Smith of Tallahassee spent Saturday here as the guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Paul Gregory and W. L. McKeown spent Saturday afternoon in Havana.
Miss Florence Gregory of Havana motored to Quincy Friday and was the guest of Mrs. R. E. Cantey for the day.
We have just unloaded a car of Carey Roofing, also a car of John's Manville Asbestos Shingles. Quincy Lumber Yard 1t
Billy Askew returned to his home in Newnan, Ga., last week, after spending several days here as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Munroe.
Mrs. Sam Kirkland of Chattahoochee was the guest of her sister, Miss Taylor, a nurse at the Gadsden County Hospital, Saturday.
H. L. Flowers, one of the best known business men of Apalachicola, was in Quincy yesterday on a visit to relatives.
Miss Louise Lipscombe of Tampa, who is a student of the Woman's College in Tallahassee, was the guest of Miss Daisy Munroe for the week-end.
Dr. T. F. Grantham and Alfred Hearin motored to Thomasville, Ga., Saturday afternoon and spent the night as the guests of Dr. Grantham's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Grantham.
Major Lines, county commissioner, is in Orlando this week to be present at the meeting of the State Highway Board in that city. Several of the other commissioners expected to attend, but it was not learned whether they went or not.
Among those attending Al G. Field's Minstrel in Bainbridge Tuesday night were Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Malone, Misses Ermine Malone, Alice Clarke, Marion Burton and Messrs. Hugh Wilson, Donald Mawhinney and Herbert May.
J. Baxter Campbell left this morning for Tallahassee to represent a client before the pardoning board now in session in that city.
Mrs. O. P. Dugger and Miss Callie Bryant were in Tallahassee shopping last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Mose (Mose and Tommie) Shelfer, Miss Grace, Mesdames George and Ruther Shelfer(sic) were in Tallahassee shopping Saturday.
Mrs. Pat (Nancy) Walsh of Concord spent last Thursday with (her daughter) Mrs. T. L. (Nora) Edwards.
J. A. Harrison was a business visitor in Tallahassee Saturday.
Eugen Martin of Aucilla spent Monday with friends here.
Miss Corra Strickland spent last Sunday with relatives in Bainbridge.
Havanians in Quincy last week were L. B. (Lawsom) Ellinor, Sr., O. M. (Oscie) Tillis, E. A. Shelfer, O. P. Dugger, Arthur Womack and G. R. Reese.
Mr. and Mrs. Miles Womack and Miss Ida Fletcher were shopping in Tallahassee Saturday.
Clyde Gregory of Quincy was the guest of his mother in Scotland last Sunday.
Mrs. E. F. Mayton of Hinson was shopping in Quincy last Tuesday.
Miss M. D. Lane and Mrs. J. R. Rollo's shop windows with beautiful plants in full flower catch and hold he eye of all passing.
Miss Pearl Long, tax assessor of Lake county, who has been at the bedside of her sister, Mrs. Marvin (Thelma) Miller, has returned to her home. Mrs. Miller's many friends are delighted to know that she has passed the crisis and is steadily improving.
Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Dugger and children left Sunday for Montezuma, Ga. They are making the trip in their car.
Mrs. Osgood Smith was in Tallahassee shopping last Monday.
Mr. J. W. Shelfer is able to be out, after a serious illness.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chewining entertained at a lovely dinner last Wednesday evening in honor of Mrs. Robert Coyle of Fullerton, Calif., Mrs.Stevens and Miss Haviland of Des Moines, Iowa, house guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Haviland. In the drawing room, where Mr. and Mrs. Haviland received their guests, ferns, yellow jessamines and jonquils were most gracefully used. In the dining room the elegantly appointed table was centered with a crystal basket of crab apple blossoms, Covers were laid for Mesdames Coyle, Stevens, Miss Haviland, Mr. F. P. Haviland, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hinson and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chewning.
Misses Dorothy Rollo and Caroline Shelfer were the guests of Mrs. Joe Williamson in Tallahassee Sunday.
Clarence Boynton of Midway was a business visitor here Saturday.
Mrs. Joe Shelfer was the guest of relatives in Quincy Wednesday.
The Woman's Missionary Society of the First Methodist church had a splendidly attended meeting at the church Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Sam Woodbery in the chair.
Much sympathy is felt for Mr. Miles Spooner in the loss of his house and its entire contents by fire last Tuesday.
Misses Lizzie Walsh and Nannie Edwards spent last Sunday with relatives in Concord.
Mrs. John McElvey has recovered from a recent illness.
Miss Nellie Loyd chaperoned the Girl Scouts on a jollt hike to the river Friday afternoon. It was a day to be out of doors, crisp, sunshiny, blue sky, air redolent of jessamines and pines. The girls in their trim and snappy suits produced a picture of youthful beauty and health.
Gardeners are covering their tender plants these cold nights.
The Baptist women are holding prayer services in their church every afternoon this week.
Mrs. Charlie Shelfer is in Augusta, Ga., recuperating from a recent illness. During her absence Mr. and Mrs. Lamar (and Mabel) Miller are guests of Mr. Shelfer.
Penny (Mrs. Alex) Shelfer, W. J. Boynton, William DeCosta, C. D. Wilcox, L. B. (Lawson) Ellinor, Sr., R. T. McDavid, Claud Arrington and F. P. Haviland represented the Havana Shriners in a most creditable manner in Marianna last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Farnell and children of Bainbridge spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. George Shelfer.
Havana was well represented last Friday at the Y. M. C. A. meet in Tallahassee.
A. O. Shelfer and family (Alex, Penny, Dan, Fred) have moved to their farm near Hinson.
O. B. Harrison is at the bedside of his mother near Camilla, who is very ill.
Mrs. Joe Cloud of Bainbridge is spending this week with Mr. and Mrs. George Shelfer.
Mrs. P. S. Brinson of Brinson, Ga., is the house guest of Dr. P. A. Brinson and Mrs. W. S. Loyd.
Mrs. Howard (Yvonne) Gray is visiting Mrs. Joe Williamson in Tallahassee.
Misses Nellie Loyd, Dorothy Rollo, Messrs. Adger Butler and Conrad Harrell were in Tallahassee for the pictures Friday evening.
Mrs. T. L. (Nora) Edwards was in Tallahassee shopping Friday.
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Miss Lillian Branch spent the week-end in Tallahassee as the guest of Miss Elizabeth Humphrey.
Messrs. M. R. Strickland and __ __ Wilson? were business visitors in Quincy Tuesday.
G. M. McKeown arrived home Friday to spend a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. I.? McKeown near Red Bluff. Mr. McKeown has been in the Navy five years and expects to spend about two years more in service during whic times he anticipates making a trip around the world.
Mrs. W. O.? Brewer of River Junction spent Saturday and Sunday here.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Chason had as their guest Friday Mr. Chason's mother of Telogia.
Mrs. D. H. Clark and children went to Sumatra Friday and returned Saturday night.
Several from here enjoyed the band concert in Quincy Sunday.
An election was held here Friday to decide about the bond issue for a new school building. The majority were in favor of the issue.
Don't forget the services at the Methodist church Sunday.
Rev. J. H. Gunter? spent Wednesday afternoon in Quincy.
J. C. Clark and daughters, Misses ___ and ___, came over from Flat Creek Tuesday to do some shopping.
There will be a picture show at the school house tonight (Thursday) and as the school will get a part of the revenue it is hoped there will be a grand attendance. The picture is "The Life of Christ"? and is said to be a ___ ___ ___.
Frank whiddon of Jacksonville visited here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Bassett celebrated their 5oth wedding anniversary last Sunday and had as dinner guests Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Moseley, Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Bassett and family, Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Johnson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Walker Bassett and family, Bob Bassett and children, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Harden, George Bassett, Jr., and Mortimer Bassett.
Miss Willie Johnson returned home Friday from a very pleasant visit with her brother at Bonifay.
Miss Roberta MacLauchlin spent the week-end with her sister at Recovery, Ga.
Harrison Smith spent last week with relatives in Amsterdam.
Mr. and Mrs. James Thompson of Atlanta arrived Wednesday and are spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thompson.
Mrs. S. S. Bentley has been quite sick for the last week.
Mrs. J. E. Thompson and Mrs. W. H. Thompson were joint hostesses for the Woman's Club last Wednesday afternoon at the home of the latter. The club was delighted to have so many visitors present, Mesdames Advant, Evans, Richards and Roach of Mt. Pleasant and M. A. love and C. C. Guy of Quincy. Mrs. Love gave a very interesting talk instructing the ladies on registration, etc., pertaining to voting. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. C. L. Timmons, the new president. Definite plans have been made by her for some form of entertainment each month for making money so as to get the auditorium seated by next school term if possible. After the ususal business, sandwiches, cocoa and coffee were served by the Mrs. Thompsons.
O. L. Mitchell was called to the bedside of his mother in Bogalusa, La., Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Gallaway were with those present at the Shriners ceremonial in Marianna Tuesday.
Miss Willie Belle Poole of Hosford and Mr. Henry Daniel were married in Bristol Saturday night.
Mrs. Dewey Reed and Mrs. Guy Tucker motored through to Port St. Joe, where Mrs. Tucker spent a few days with friends and relatives, returning Sunday night.
Mrs. Graves Wilhoit and Mrs. Smart spent a pleasant evening Sunday with Mrs. Ausbrook of Vilas.
Miss Ruth Rhoden is spending the week with her parents and attending the singing school here.
Guy Tucker, accompanied by Hector Jones and Frank wester, spent the evening in Bristol Sunday.
The B. Y. P. U. gave a social in the Baptist church Friday night. About fifteen young people were present. Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served. All present had a pleasant evening.
Hon. Frank Jennings, candidate for governor, spoke here Wednesday night in the school house to a large audience.
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