Excerpted from the Gadsden County Times Newspaper, Quincy.
Articles were photographed by Donna Warlick and typed by Eunice Herren.
Where the full names of people are known, they have been added in parentheses by Angela Cassidy.
|J. D. Clemons Dies From Injuries Received When Struck by Auto
As a result of injuries received when struck by an automoble yesterday afternoon, J. B. Clemons died in Tallahassee at 10:30 this forenoon. Mr. Clemons was crossing the street in front of his home near the capitol when the accident that resulted in his death occurred. An operation was performed on his head but he failed to rally. Mr. Clemons was one of Tallahassee's best known business men and had a wide acquaintance here. He is survived by a widow, who was Miss Florence Nicholson, of this county, and one son and one daughter.
|Two Shade Tobacco Barns and Contents Burned at Havana
During a wind storm in the eastern part of the county Monday afternoon two barns filled with shade tobacco caught fire on the plantation of Charles Shelfer near Havana, resulting in a total loss. No insurance was carried on barns or contents. Fires had just been lighted in the barns to keep the tobacco proper case while going through the preliminary curing process when the wind fanned the fire into flames which soon enveloped the buildings.
Mrs. Frank N. Cross of Miami arrived Sunday of last week for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Willis, and her sister, Mrs. Jason Gregory.
The Gretna Woman's Club met with Mrs. C. L. Timmons Wednesday of last week; one of the most interesting programs was carried out at this meeting. After the program delicious ice cream and wafers were served, also some of the finest melons of the season. Each member present voted this one of the best meetings we have had.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Thompson had as dinner guests Thursday Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thompson and Mrs. A. A. McNeil and little son.
Mrs. Frank Robertson and little son arrived Sunday for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. McN. Humphrey.
Mrs. William Berk of Columbus arrived Thursday for a visit with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Bassett, Sr., and family.
John Clemons and children and Miss Ernestine Strickland of Tallahassee were guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Gray Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Bentley and Mack Humphrey spent Monday and Tuesday on Florida river on a fishing trip.
Mrs. S. S. Bentley and Mrs. Hattie Hand were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. McKeown Thursday.
Mrs. Sam Woodbery and children of Havana spent Thursday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Gray.
Miss Lucile Bailey left Saturday for a few weeks' visit to points in Alabama.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Thompson and children were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Vanlandingham Sunday.
G. W. Bassett, Jr., of Miami arrived Saturday to be at the bedside of his mother, who is quite ill at her home here.
Miss Ola Griffin is here on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Griffin and family.
Mrs. Hadley Smith of Havana spent a few days of last week with her sister, Mrs. D. N. Thompson.
Miss Leslie McGoogan of Quitman, Ga., arrived Thursday for a visit with her aunt, Mrs. D. N. Thompson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Robertson and daughter, Miss Lois, of Miami, motored over Sunday and are guests of her father, Luther Martin, and sister, Mrs. J. N. Bevis, and other relatives for a few days.
J. N. Bevis leaves Thursday for Orlando on a business trip.
Gordon McPhaul returned to Leadville, Ala., last Wednesday, after spending several days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John D. McPhaul, and relatives and friends. Gordon is a home boy and is always welcomed home by his many friends.
Miss Ethel Bussey returned to her home in Cairo, Ga., last week, after spending some time as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Hubbard.
George I. Davis of Tallahassee is visiting his daughter , Mrs. D. A. (Fenton) Avant.
Miss Viola Strain of Quincy is the guest of Miss Mae Shepard.
Mr. and Mrs. John Matthews of Daytona returned to their home Monday, after attending the burial of his brother, Andrew Matthews.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Paramore and family, Mrs. Joe Booth and Misses Edna and Dorothy Williams of Valdosta, Ga., motored to Quincy Saturday afternoon.
Misses Edna and Dorothy Williams of Valdosta, Ga., are visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Booth, and family.
Rev. H. W. Tyler and children were shopping in Quincy Tuesday.
We were shocked and grieved to hear of the sad death of M. B. Davis of Chattahoochee last Tuesday evening. He had been in poor health, so the end though not unexpected, came as a great shock to his loved ones and family. Mr. Davis was born and reared in this county, where he had a wide circle of friends and lived a good Christian life. He leaves a devoted wife and little son, a father, brother and two sisters to mourn for him. We extend our deepest sympathy.
Mr. and Mrs. Alf Woodward and family of Quincy attended the funeral of her brother, M. B. Davis, at Old Mt. Pleasant last Wednesday morning.
Another gloom was cast over our community last Saturday afternoon, when it was learned that Andrew Matthews had died. Mr. Matthews had been quite ill for some time. He was born in Georgia, but spent a good portion of his life in Florida. He was a member of the Mount Zion Baptist church. He leaves a widow and six children; Sam, of Mayo; John and Mrs. Willie Williamson, of Daytona; Mrs. June Hill, of Chattahoochee; James, of Quincy, two sisters, Mrs. Poston and Mrs. Lila Hargood, and two brothers, all of this county. He was buried in Mt. Zion cemetery Sunday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. H. W. Tyler in the presence of a number of relatives and friends.
Mrs. A. D. Johnson and little daughter, Edith, returned to their home in Mobile, Ala., Saturday after spending several weeks here as guests of her sisters and brother.
C. F. Bevis left Thursday for a business trip to South Florida.
Miss Irma Bevis and Mrs. L. K. Holoman were shopping in Quincy Friday.
George H. Shepard returned to Jacksonville Thursday.
Miss Katie Baggett was a visitor to Quincy Saturday afternoon.
Howell Tucker of Tallahassee spent the week-end with his family here.
Mrs. John Wiley of Recovery, Ga., and sister, Miss Hattie Johnson, of Jacksonville, spent one day last week as guests of Mrs. J. T. Evans.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Bevis and little girl, Catherine, of Quincy, spent Wednesday afternoon with his father and sister, C. F. Bevis and Miss Irma Bevis.
Mrs. James Nicholson of Hardaway and mother, Mrs. Carroway, of Waucissa were visiting in Mt. Pleasant Sunday afternoon.
Quite a number of friends from here attended the funeral of M. B. Davis at Old Mt. Pleasant Wednesday morning.
James Dezell of Greensboro was shaking hands with friends here Monday afternoon.
Rev. H. W. Tyler delivered two interesting sermons to good congregations here Sunday.
We are sorry to learn that J. W. Shaw is quite ill. We trust he may be restored to health.
Bertis Pittman of Jamieson come over Saturday staying, until Sunday as the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Pittman.
Mrs. F. C. Herring has returned to River Junction, after some time spent in Jacksonville.
The River Junction Baptist W. M. U. met with Mrs. O. E. Locklin Monday afternoon.
Mrs. J. A. Traylor and little daughter spent several days in Alliance this week visiting relatives.
Miss Zadie McKeown, who has been spending several days in Dothan with relatives, left Tuesday morning for Macon, Ga., to visit friends.
Rev. Mr. Strain of Atlanta, Ga., is visiting his daughter, Mrs. J. W. Simmons.
Mrs. A. M. Jones and children of Columbus, Ga., are visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. O. Baggett.
Rev. W. E. Lockler, associate pastor and superintendent of the First Baptist church of Mobile, Ala., spent Sunday in the city. Rev Lockler filled the pulpit at the Baptist church Sunday morning. He was accompanied by Mrs. Lockler.
Mrs. Nannie McLaughlin is spending a few days with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Herring, Miss Ottie McKeown and Maxwell McKeown have returned from Washington, D. C., and other points of interest.
Mrs. A. M. Gissendaner left Friday night to visit her son in Tampa.
George Bassett of Miami arrived here Tuesday and spent a few hours enroute to his home in Gretna.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wester of Sneads spent Monday here with Mrs. G. S. Gregory.
Mrs. Tom Alsabrook and Mrs. G. F. Wood of Vilas were visitors to Quincy Monday.
Montague Layfitte of Richmond, Va., was the guest of his aunt, Mrs. A. G. Lunsford, Saturday.
John Lester and Herschel Munroe motored to Tallahassee Sunday and spent the evening visiting friends.
Miss Irma Mathis left today for her home in Quitman, Ga., after a visit here with her aunt, Mrs. P. J. Neeley.
Mrs. P. E. Tally has as her house guest Miss Mary Elizabeth Smith of Blakely, Ga.
Sheriff G. S. Gregory and Miss Nelle Gregory motored to Tallahassee Tuesday and spent the afternoon.
Miss Ivan Shackney of DeFuniak Springs arrived Tuesday and will be the guest of Mrs. J. M. Barnes for a few days.
Mrs. R. E. L. McFarlin and son, Billie, returned home Saturday from a visit of a few days to Jacksonville.
Mrs. Smith Woodbery and Miss Maggie Woodbery left Wednesday for Tampa, where they will be guests of Mrs. Elmer Webb.
Richard Wilson of Atlanta is expected to arrive Sunday to be the guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Jernigan.
Hubert and Robert Graves returned home Saturday from a month's visit to Cuba. On the return trip they spent several days in south Florida.
Misses Martha Elizabeth Scarborough and Colleen Boykin of Chattahoochee were visitors here Saturday.
Miss Janie Gregory returned home Friday from Jacksonville, where she spent a few weeks as the guest of Mrs. Ferris Miller.
James Suber and J. P. Campbell returned to Atlanta Tuesday, after spending a few days here as guests of Mrs. A. H. Campbell.
Misses Rosalyn Kennedy and Louise Quarterman left last week for Malone, where they are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kennedy.
Misses Sallie Embry and Lucile Shaw spent the week-end in Tallahassee as the guests of Miss Sallie ___.
Melville Ellis returned to his home in Tallahassee Tuesday, after spending a few days here with Edward Woodbery.
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Gregory and family, Mrs. B. S. Gregory and Mrs. E. B. Silby motored to Tallahassee Tuesday and spent the day.
Miss Margaret Kennedy returned home Thursday from Live Oak, where she spent several days as the guest of Miss Harriet McCormack.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Chamberlin and Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Garrison motored to Thomasville, Ga., Wednesday and spent the day.
Misses Lida and Mary Virginia Malone left tody for Dothan, Ala., for a visit of two weeks here with Mr. and Mrs. G. Y. Malone.
Mrs. Otto Hough and little son of Jacksonville arrived Friday and are the guests of Mrs. Hough's sister, Mrs. J. M. Griffin.
Mrs. G. S. Gregory and Miss Nelle Gregory motored to Inwood Sunday and spent the afternoon. They were accompanied by Miss Mae Gregory, who remained for a visit with Mrs. J. A. Cogburn.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Pound and daughhter and Miss Frances Neff, who has been their guest for the past few weeks, left Saturday for Perry. Mr Poiund returned home Sunday. Mrs. Pound and baby remained for a weeks' visit with her parents.
Mrs. S. B. Roberts, who has been the guest of her dauhgter, Mrs. Ernest Bachelor, for the past month, returned to her home in Dade City Tueday. L. B. Bachelor accompanied her home and will remain for a visit of a few weeks.
Mrs. E. W. Woodward, Mrs. Ellen Sharon and Miss Mary Violet Woodward returned home Sunday from a visit of a few days to Panacea Springs. They were accompanied home by Misses Lillian Woodward and Betty Hudson, J. W. Woodward and Edward Woodward, who spent the week-end as their guests.
Frank Smith of Dade City is expected to arrive Friday for a visit with his mother, Mrs. Ida Smith.
Mrs. Frances Philips and L. S. Munroe left by auto Sunday for a visit to Miami.
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Gee have returned home from a visit of a few days to Newport Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ward Smith left in their car Saturday for a week's visit to Savannah, Ga.
Mrs. Max Wedeles and Miss Irene Wedeles left Monday for Chicago for a visit of several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Prine left in their car Wednesday for a visit of several days to Miami.
Emmett Morgan returned home today from a few days;' visit with his parents in Panama City.
Mrs. R. F. Ward and baby, Betty Jane, left Friday night to join Mr. Ward in Ft. Lauderdale.
Wanted--To do your dressmaking and children's clothes. 1070 Jefferson street. Phone 232. 7-16-2t
William Kennedy and Robert Pinson were visitors to Tallahassee Thursday afternoon.
E. B. Shelfer, Sr., returned home Friday from a business trip of several days to Jacksonville.
Mrs. F. F. Morgan and children left last week for Panama City for a visit of a month.
Tonight--Tonight. Set of Rogers Silverware to Winner of Home Furnishing Contest at Enterprise Theatre. "The Girl of the Limberlost" is the picture. 15 and 25c.
Miss Vivian McMillan returned to her home in Morgan, Ga., last week, after a visit here with Mrs. E. D. Davis.
Dr. and Mrs. W. S. Bell and family left by auto Saturday for a two weeks' tour of Mississippi and Alabama.
Miss Erin Hinson left Wednesday for her home in Winter Park, after spending a few days here with Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Burghard.
Mrs. M. F. Burghard, Miss Rachel Burghard and Hilton Burghard returned home Tuesday from a visit to Panama City.
Mrs. W. H. Moseley and father, Mr. Underwood, and Mrs. I. T. Mattox left by auto Thursday for a visit to Miami.
Miss Dorothy Stein will be hostess to a number of friends this afternoon honoring Miss Marjorie Friedman of Houston, Texas.
Hilton Burghard, who has been the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Burghard, for the past two weeks, returned to Atlanta Wednesday.
Misses Lillian Woodward, Betty Hudson, Elizabeth Guy and Elizabeth Wilson and Bob D. Woodward motored to Greensboro Monday and spent the afternoon.
Sherod McCal and Mr. Bond, who have been visiting in Miami, spent Tuesday and Wednesday here with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith, enroute to their home in Atlanta.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Brown and daughters, Misses Marie and Lillian Brown, left Friday, after a week spent with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Woodward, Mrs. Pearl Woodward, Misses Elizabeth Wilson, Betty Hudson and Lillian Woodward motored to Calvary today and spent the day with Mrs. E. L. Maxwell.
Miss Betty Hudson, who has been visiting Miss Lillian Woodward for the past two weeks, will leave Sunday for Atlanta to visit for a few days before returning to her home in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Miss Cornelia Wilkinson of Columbus, Ga., arrived Friday and is the guest of Mrs. T. J. Farr.
Morrison Davis of Mississippi is the guest of James Shaw.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. White and Miss Mary Violet Woodward delightfully entertained a number of friends with a party at Hough's pool Friday night. The guests enjoyed a swim in the pool, after which a delicious picnic supper was served.
Hubert Graves and Frank Watson left by auto Tuesday for Jacksonville. They are expected to return home Friday and Miss Florence Cantey and Robert Victor Cantey, who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Covington, will return with them.
Mrs. R. L. Brown and daughters, Joe Brown and Miss Kate Sullivan, spent Wednesday and Thursday in Marianna as guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Young and John Sullivan.
E. M. Collins and Fred Nordhaus left Sunday for Miami. They were accompanied as far as Jacksonville by Mrs. R. M. Davidson, Miss Mary Celia Davidson and Henry Curtis Davidson.
Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Yon left Sunday for Atlanta, where they will spend a few days before leaving for northern points. Miss Rachel Cole accompanied them to Atlanta and will visit relatives for a few days.
R. E. Cantry and J. M. Marlin of the R. E. Cantry Co. left Sunday on their semi annual trip to northern markets to make their fall purchases. They will be gone for about two weeks. Mr. Marlin will select the goods in the piece goods and ready to wear department while Mr. Cantry will buy for the furnishing and clothing departments.
Miss Annie Mae Smith left last week for Jacksonville for a visit with her aunt, Mrs. R. O. Birchy. While away she will also visit relatives in Daytona.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Beinhart are the parents of a son, born to them at the Gadsden County Hospital on Wednesday. This make the third boy in the Beinhart family and if they follow in the footsteps of their father there should be ample talent to assure the successful production of shade tobacco in Gadsden for some years to come.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Dolan of River Junction were visitors to Quincy yesterday. Their home narrowly escaped destruction during the fire at the junction Thursday night.
Mrs. J. C. Davis and son, Julian and daughter, Lora Frances, returned home today from a visit in Atlanta.
Miss Dora Feinberg left Thursday night for Boston, Mass., to be the guest of relatives for a few days.
Miss Lois Hawkins returned to Tallahassee Wednesday to resume her work at the Woman's College.
Clyde Gregory returned to Quincy Friday from a vacation of two weeks spent in Miami.
Miss Erin Conrad left today for Tallahassee to be a student at the Woman's College this term.
Edgar Hargrove visited relatives here for a few days of last week, coming up to attend the funeral of his mother, Mrs. E. A. Hargrove.
Mrs. W. L. McKeown returned home Saturday from Sumter, S. C., where she was called on account of the serious illness of her mother.
Mrs. W. F. White and Mrs. Mawhinney and little son motored to Chattachooee Wednesday afternoon and spent the night with relaives, returning home Thursday morning.
Miss Ermine Malone left Monday for Tallahassee, where she will lenter the Florida State Woman's College for this term.
Miss Hallie Carmine of Chairs returned to Quincy Friday and will resume her work as teacher at the Gadsden County High School.
Mrs. S. W. Anderson and little son of Greensboro left last week for Savannah, Ga., to visit her daughter, Mrs. H. L. Manley, for several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Keith and family, who have been in Quincy for the past year, left Wednesday for their former home in North Carolina.
Mrs. Bertha Lord of Tampa spent several days of last week here, coming up to attend the funeral of her sister, Mrs. E. A. Hargrove.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Chamberlin will return home tomorrow from a month's visit to Washington, D. C., and with Mr. Chamberlin's parents in Framinnton, Mass.
Mrs. J. H. Owens and two children left Wednesday for Savannah, Ga., after spending two weeks here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hinsey.
Mrs. J. M. Marlin and daughter, Miss Clare Marlin, Miss Mae Smith and Fred Mayo will leave Saturday _______.
Miss Edna Runkle of Chattahoochee spent Wednesday morning here shopping
William Cantey has returned to Gainesville to take up his studies at the university.
Mrs. Jacob Weil of Ft. Lauderdale spent several days of this week here with friends.
|Mrs. Cantey Entertained in Honor of Visitor
Honoring Miss Mary James of Miami, Mrs. R. E. Cantry entertained a host of young ladies at bridge Tuesday afternoon at her home on West King street. The home was beautiful in pink and white color scheme, pink crepe myrtle being effectively used. Four tables were arranged and progressive bridge was played. At the close of a number of interesting hands Miss Elizabeth Wilson was awarded a string of choker beads for the winner of high score. The consolation prize, a handkerchief, was won by Miss Margaret Kennedy. The honoreee was presented with choker beads. Delicious ice cream and cake were served.
Miss Lorene Anderson left Sunday afternoon for Tallahassee, where she spent a few days with her sister, Mrs. B. W. Pittman.
Mrs. Lee Baker and baby of Greensboro and Miss Virginia Baker of Bristol were in the community Monday afternoon on a business trip.
The Providence W. M. S. meets at the home of Mrs. D. H. Anderson Friday afternoon, 3 o'clock, July 25. Visitors are welcome.
Misses Tina and Totsie Chester were guests of Misses Lorene and Clara Anderson Sunday.
Miss Lou Strom spent the day with Mrs. C. E. Blount Tuesday.
Mrs. J. C. Crawley and children left for their home in Boston, Ga., recently, after visiting relatives and friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dean and children were at the home of Mrs. Ellen Rowan a short while Monday afternoon.
The Providence B. Y. P. U. enjoyed the Gadsden County B. Y. P. U. Federation meeting with their union Friday evening. The program rendered by the Gretna B. Y. P. U. was splendid. The special music by Misses Ethel and Bernice Shepard was most beautiful.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Walker and baby of Lake Wales arrived here Monday and are visiting at the home of Mrs. Mattie Richards. Mrs. Walker will be remembered as Miss Lucy Richards.
Miss Esther Richards of Chattahoochee is visiting among relatives here this week.
Thos. L. Dean of Jacksonville arrived at the home of J. E. Dean Thursday for a few days' vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Bob and Thelma) McDavid and little Miss Elizabeth of Tampa and Mrs. John (Sarah) Boynton of Lexington left for their home Saturday, after an extensive visit with relatives here.
Mrs. P. C. Harrell was shopping in Tallahassee Tuesday, having as her guest, Mrs. Joe Bryant and Miss Callie Bryant of Ideal.
Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Farnell and Master Joseph of Montgomery spent Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Shelfer.
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Tillis and Miss Virginia were shopping in Tallahassee Friday.
Mrs. J. T. Strickland and Misses Corra and Kate left Tuesday to join a motor party in Bainbridge for a trip to places of interest in Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma.
Miss Ruth Martin motored to Tallahassee Wednesday afternoon for the pictures, having as her guests Mrs. Osgood Smith, Misses Grace, Mary and Lillian Shelfer.
Miss Nannie Edwards has returned from a delightful visit with relatives in Port St. Joe.
Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Harrison spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Harrison in Greensboro.
Mrs. Osgood Smith, Misses Mary Shelfer, Lillian and Mrs. Ruth Shelfer were in Quincy Friday evening for the pictures.
Chesley Sappington left Saturday for Mayo, where he will assist Rev. J. L. Hunter in a series of meetings.
Mrs. Osgood Smith, Misses Kate and Irene Strickland, Lillian Shelfer and Farris Mayton were in Quincy for the pictures Saturday evening.
Misses Belle Raker, Ruby Finsher and Merrell Ellinor were in Quincy for the pictures Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Mayton are at the bedside of their little grand child at the Gadsden County Hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Tillis are entertaining Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Edwards and son of Hendersonville, N. C., and Miss Essie Tillis of Lakeland at a house party. Much informal entertaining is being done for them by a wide circle of friends made upon former visits here.
J. H. Turner is a business visitor in Miami.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Taylor of Daytona are house guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Ellinor.
Miss Coy Perrett of Port St. Joe is visiting Miss Nannie Edwards.
The Presbyterian Woman's Auxiliary will meet at the home of Mrs. A. D. Lester next Tuesday afternoon at 4. A full attendance is urged.
Miss Louise Ellinor is recovering from a recent throat operation.
Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Harrison were business visitors in Marianna Friday.
Mrs. Marvin (Thelma) Miller entertained the Young Matron's Sewing Club at her home here last Tuesday afternon. Miss Myrtle McDavid was the honor guest. During the social hour a variety of sandwiches and iced tea were served.
Miss Blanche Roberts of Lake Butler, Mrs. W. F. Hallinger, J. H. Hallinger of Lake City and A. L. Rider of Tallahassee composed a jolly house part here last week.
Mrs. Marvin (Thelma) Miller was shopping in Tallahassee Wednesday. Mrs. Howard (Yvonne) Gray and Miss Nellie Loyd were her guests for the day.
Miss Mabelle Peacock of Jacksonville is the house guest of Miss Grace Shelfer.
The Methodist Woman's Misssionary Society was entertained by Mrs. P. C. Harrell on her vine clad porch last Wednesday afternoon, with Rev. J. A. Hendry leading in the home foreign mission program, which is always well gotten up by this group of workers. During the social hour Mrs. Harrell, assisted by Mrs. Duggar, served cream and cake. The guests of the afternoon were Miss Callie Bryant, and Mesdames Joe Bryant, W. H. Loyd and E. A. Shelfer.
Miss Eloise Duggar has returned from a visit of two weeks in Cordele.
Mrs. Henry (Maggie) Walsh entertained at a beautiful luncheon Friday in honor of Mrs. Claud Beasley and Master Claud of Lakeland, who are visiting relatives here.
Misses Jannie and Doris Bryant of Cordele and Martha Rogers of Oglethorpe are visiting Mesdames O. P. Duggar and P. C. Harrell.
The Baptist Woman's Missionary Society had one of its very best meetings and programs Monday afternoon, with Mrs. T. L. Edwards. The living and dining rooms were most attractively decorated with gorgeous garden flowers. Mesdames J. R. Skipper, Ida Love, W. L. Williams, H. N. (Dewey) Alewine, Clarence (Olive) Morgan and T. L. (Nora) Edwards read well prepared papers on the educational work being done by Southern Baptist in Japan and South America. Different committee reports show the results being accomplished by this little band of alert, wide awake workers in the Master's vineyard. A vocal solo by Miss Caroline Shelfer brought to a close a program that had stirred all hearts to better and brighter things. Mrs. G. B. (Julia) Poppell was welcomed as a member. During the social hour Mrs. Edwards, assisted by Misses Nan Edwards, Aline Walsh and Caroline Shelfer, served delightful frozen punch and a variety of cake.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lane of Savannah and Mr. and Mrs. Claud Lane of Decatur and Miss Mildred Gregory of Rebecca spent Sunday with Miss M. D. (Mary) Lane and Henry (Maggie) Walsh.
|Infant Son of Mr. and Mrs. Landers Dies
James Landers, Jr., fifteen months old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Landers, died Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the Gadsden County Hospital after an illness of three weeks. The little fellow was taken sick with colitis at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Mayton, in Hinson. He was brought from there to the hospital, where he remained a week before his death. The little body was taken to the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Woodward, where the funeral was held at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Rev. D. J. Blackwell and Rev. F. J. Patterson spoke tender woods of hope and assurance at the parting service. Mrs. L. A. Bell, Mrs. E. C. Love, Mrs. J. W. Woodward and Mrs. L. L. Willis sang "Safe in the Arms of Jesus," and "Beautiful Bekoning Hand." From the house the body was taken to the Eastern cemetery for interment. The little fellow was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Landers and was an unusually bright and happy child. The family have many friends here who offer their sympathy in their hour of sadness.
|Local Men Buy Entire Havana Business Block
Havana, July 22--One of the most important real estate transactions to take place here in some time was the sale of the Bell business block to E. H. Slappey and Dr. P. C. Harrell. This is one of the best business blocks in the town and the fact that it was bought by local investors indicates the confidence these men have in the future of Havana. Work of remodeling the buildings will be begun at once.
|Havana To Have New Twenty Five Room Hotel
Havana, July 22--Havana will have one of the most modern hotels in the western part of Florida if plans now under way for the erection of the building are carried to completion, as it is believed they will be shortly. A fund of $25,000 is being subscribed to by local business interests to erect the hotel. It will be a modern building in every sense of the word, with twenty five or more rooms, and will cater to tourist travel through this part of the state.
|Havana Organizing a Live Chamber Commerce
Havana, July 22--With $2,500 of a $5,000 fund being raised here for the financing of a chamber of commerce, there is every prospect that Havana will soon have an organization that will take an active part in advertising the resources of Havana and Gadsden county. A part time secretary has been employed until the organization gets well under way, at which time a full time secretary will be employed.
|Lad Thrown From Horse Dies From Injuries
Roland Harris, the 13 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Harris, died at an Albany, Ga., hospital Sunday as a result of injuries received when thrown from a horse Friday. The family formerly resided in this county and are well known here. Mr. Harris is a brother in law of S. W. Carman, of Quincy, who went to Albany to attend the funeral Sunday afternoon.
F. F. McKeown has opened his store temporarily in the Ever Ready cafe building.
The Eureka Club met with Mrs. C. L. Herring Tuesday afternoon. After the business delicious refreshments were served.
M. W. Myers, clerk in joint railroad agency, is taking his annual vacation this week.
The River Junction W. M. U. met at the home of Mrs. D. J. McLauchlin Monday afternoon.
Mrs. A. M. Gissendaner has returned from a visit to her son in Tampa.
Everone is grieved to know of Mrs. C. S. Johnson's illness at the Florida State Hospital, where she had to undergo an operation Monday, and it is hoped for her speedy recovery.
Come out to the church Tuesday evening for the weekly prayer meeting. Miss May Dean is leader, and we are to study Daniel, five. Special music is rendered at most of these meetings.
Mrs. R. T. Russell and children and Miss Emily Gaines of Quincy were at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dean Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Eva Richards of Chattahoochee is visiting a few days in the community.
Rev. R. T. Russell was with the Providence church Saturday morning and delivered a splendid sermon from the "Talents" and "Pounds," using the subject "Occupy 'till I come."
Rev. C. Frank Wells of Aaran has been visiting lately at the home of his father, Rev. F. M. Wells.
A number from over this way attended services at the Methodist church Sunday morning and evening, the services being conducted by Rev. Kersey.
T. L. Dean, Mrs. J. E. Dean and girls, Misses Susie, Mary Anne and Orion Dean, spent the day in Chattahaoochee at the home of W. B. Richards Wednesday.
|Dance at Graves Bros. Hotel at Hosford was an Enjoyable Event
The most enjoyable dance of the season was given at Graves Bros. Hotel here Thursday evening. Music was furnished by the six piece orchestra from the Florida State Hospital in River Junction. This was the most successful of a series of dances that have recently been given at Hosford, and the following guests report a most pleasant evening: Misses Jessie and Sadie Harrell, Miss Josephine Mauldin, Miss M. C. Herndon, Miss Aline Newman, Miss Elmer Shuler and Miss Griffin of Bristol, Miss Hedrick, Mrs. L. Stinson and Miss Henry, of Jacksonville, miss Alberta Cromer, Miss Annie Lee Bailey, Miss Lessie Nobles and Mrs. R. L. DeWitt, of Hosford, A. H. Hudson and George D. Cowley, of Pensacola, R. H. Gaines and S. L. Henry, of Tallahassee, Jas. Daffin, Claude runkle and Henry Dolan, of River Junction, Mr. Crosby, of Bristol, J. D. Peters, Dr. J. C. Inman, R. L. DeWitt, Robert DeWitt, Luther Riles, R. L. Bethea, J. C. Shockney, J. H. Rigby, Jr., S. D. Smith, "Buddy" Bailey and Bill Chafin, of Hosford, "Ducky" and O. Z. Ferrell, of Miami.
Mrs. Kate Hedrick and nephew, Master Louie Stinson, of Jacksonville will return to their home Sunday, after a very pleasant visit in Hosford.
The Hosford school building has recently undergone extensive repairs, preparatory to opening of school Monday. The trustees are very fortunate in securing Miss Josephine Mauldin, of Bristol, as principal, with Miss Lillian Bolding, of North Carolina, as first assistant. Miss Maulding is meeting with success in her efforts to place the Hosford school among the accredited high schools of the state.
W. M. Inman and wife of Greensboro were recent visitors of Mr. Inman's brother, Dr. J. C. Inman.
Dr. L. Stinson and W. F. Stewart returned Tuesday, after a thirty days' visit in Clifton Springs, N. Y.
|Mrs. McCall Entertains Teachers' Council
Mrs. G. L. McCall entertained the members of the teachers' council Monday night at her home on Washington street. About twenty guests were present and an interesting program was led by Rod Shaw, Jr. Following the program refreshments of sandwiches, apricot ice and cake were served.
Death of Mrs. John T. McPherson
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gholson Entertained
T. J. Edwards left Tuesday for Gainesville, where he will be a senior at the university this winter.
Misses Carlyne Boykin and Martha Scarborough spent Tuesday in Quincy and were luncheon guests of Miss Elizabeth Wilson.
Miss Martha Scarborough left Monday for Tallahassee, where she will be a popular student at Florida State College for Women this winter.
Miss Carlyne Boykin left Wednesday for Tallahassee, where she will be a popular member of the sophomore class at Florida State College for Women this winter.
Mrs. T. J. Edwards was hostess to the Methodist Missionary Society Monday afternoon. A business meeting came first, after which an interesting program was enjoyed. Punch was served throughout the afternoon from a pretty flower bedecked table in the hall by Mrs. Edwards. Coral vines and fern were used as decorations and the interior of the lovely Edwards home was a regular fairyland. Pink and green brick ice cream was served at the conclusion of the program.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moseley were hosts at a delightful swimming party Thursday evening at the pool, specially honoring Miss Moseley, sister of Mr. Moseley. After a swim the guests were served chicken salad on lettuce hearts, wafers, olives, pineapple salad and iced tea. About twenty five guests shared this lovely courtesy and at the midnight hour the guests departed declaring Mr. and Mrs. Moseley perfect hosts.
Miss Carlyne Boykin entertained her Sunday school class Tuesday evening at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Boykin. After a business meetng a delicious ice course was served. Class No. 5 of River Junction Baptist Sunday school gave an ice cream supper at the Masonic hall Thursday evening for the benefit of the new church. A nice sum was realized. W. L. Shepard is spending this week at Dead Lakes on a fishing trip. Circle No. 1 of the Baptist W. M. U. met with Mrs. E. H. Boykin Monday afternoon. After Bible study delicious punch and wafers was served. Mrs. Jim Howell was hostess to Circle No. 1 of the Presbyterian church Monday afternoon, after the Home Mission program and Bible study, cake and punch was served. Mrs. L. F. Moseley and bright son, Harry, returned from Dahlonega, Ga., Tuesday, whre they spent the summer in the mountains. Their many friends are delighted to have them back. Among those from here who attended the B. Y. P. U. Federation in Havana were Mr. Herrin, Mrs. John McDonald, Mrs. Marvin Rowan, Mrs. Olin Bell, Misses Edna Runkle, Rosa Lee Green and Mary Morgan, Messrs. T. B. Fuller, S. M. Bell, Risdon Boykin, Marion Runkle, Mr. Juno and Mr. Kay Strain. A business meeting of the Woman's Club was held at the home of Mrs. J. M. Beggs on the hospital lawn Friday afternoon. Much business was discussed. The club members decided to have a silver tea Thursday evening at the school auditorium to raise money, also to have a reception for the teachers Friday evening, September 25, at the home of Dr. and Mrs. B. F. Barnes on the hospital lawn to which everyone is invited. It was decided to have the Hallowe'en party October 30, on Friday evening, at the Masonic lodge. Delegates appointed for the sectional meeting in Quincy were Mrs. L. F. Moseley and Mrs. L. L. McKinnon. Plans for the building of the club house were discussed. Marvin Rowan spent Monday and Tuesday in Quincy on business. Miss Emma Green of Sneads is a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Laing on the hospital lawn. Dr. J. Q. Folmar left Friday evening for New York on business. Macon Morgan is enjoying a vacation in Tampa.
|James B. Ball Succumbs to Carbuncle--Buried at Philadelphia Today
James B. Ball died at the Gadsden County Hospital in Quincy yesterday morning at 9:30 as a result of a carbuncle on his back which developed two weeks previous. He was 49 years old. He was moved to the hospital the day before his death, but his vitality was so well spent that there was no response to medical treatment and nursing.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Presbyterian church at 4 o'clock this afternoon, with Rev. H. A. Love officiating. Burial will be made at Philadelphia cemetery north of town.
Surviving Mr. Ball are his wife and one son; brothers, Wm. Ball of Thomasville, Ga., Joseph Ball, Sanford; sisters, Mrs. Howard Sylvester, Quincy; Misses Ruby and Sarah Ball, of Thomasville, Ga.
James B. Ball was a native to the county in which he spent his entire life. While he devoted the greater part of his career to farming, he was for a time engaged in the live stock business in Quincy and served one term as mayor of the city. He had a wide acquaintance throughout this part of the state and was known for his characteristic good nature, loyalty to his friends and devotion to principles in which he believed. An affable, liberal minded man, tolerant of the faults and views of other, "Jim" Ball was a pleasant, agreeable companion and friend and his devotion to his family was a marked attribute.
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