Excerpted from the Gadsden County Times newspaper, Quincy.
Articles were photographed by Donna Warlick and typed by Eunice Herren.
Quite a number from here heard the splendid sermon delivered at the Greensboro school house Sunday morning by Rev. F. J. Patterson of Quincy.
Some from the community attended the "Mother's Day" program at the Quincy Baptist church Sunday morning.
W. H. Dean and family attended the funeral services of Mr. Timmons of Gretna Sunday afternoon at the Baptist church.
Miss Louise McPherson was a visitor in the home of J. E. Dean Monday. She is from Greensboro.
Mrs. D. H. Anderson left Sunday about noon for Tallahassee, where she was to spend a few days with her son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Pittman.
Miss Lou Strom of Titusville arrived here recently and is visiting among her relatives. This is Miss Strom's home, but some months ago she went south, and of course we are glad to have her back on a visit.
Rev. R. T. Russell will not be with the church here Saturday morning, as he is to attend the Southern Baptist Convention in Memphis, Tenn., beginning May 13, but at far as we know there will be services of some kind.
Misses Valda and Lillian Shelfer and their school children of Greensboro were over this way Monday on a hike and picnic. As there was a hundren of them in all, they made a most beautiful picture.
Monday afternoon a party went fishing at the Clark's mill pond and their biggest catch was a six foot moccasin.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Morgan and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gholson are spending some time in Miami.
Mrs. Marvin Rowan and Mrs. W. L. Shepard spent Monday in Bainbridge.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Linton motored to Tallahassee Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Moseley motored to Bainbridge Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Linton and Mr. and Mrs. Alford spent Friday in Tallahassee.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Rowan had as luncheon guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Johnson, Mr. and mrs. Otha Edwards and William Johnson.
Circle No. 1 of the Chattahoochee Baptist W. M. U. met at the home of Mrs. P. C. Head Monday afternoon.
Subject for B. Y. P. U. program for Sunday evening was "Be Ye Fishers of Men," which was very interesting and instructive.
Subject for Christian Endeavor for Sunday evening was "How to Observe the Sabbath," and was carried out well.
Circle No. 1 of the Presbyterian church met with Mrs. D. L. Casey Monday afternoon. After a very interesting program a delicious ice course was served.
Dr. and Mrs. W. S. Bell of Quincy spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Olin Bell.
Mrs. J. P. Linton, Mrs. Colson, Misses Madge Whigham and Margaret Linton spent Monday in Tallahassee.
Mrs. Willis Kelly is home, after a visit to Thomasville, where she attended the rose show.
Miss Eufaula Joiner entertained Circle No. 2 of the Presbyterian Auxiliary Friday afternoon at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Nixon. After the program a delicious ice course was served to the members.
Mrs. Pelt entertained all the circles of the Methodist Missionary Society Monday afternoon. After an interesting program ice cream and cake was served.
Rev. and Mrs. J. E. Cook, Jr., and children of Perry were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Bell Monday, en route to Carrollton, Ala, where they will spend a few days with friends. They will also visit in Birmingham and relatives in south Alabama.
|William Simeon Timmons Died at Gretna Home
Gretna, May 11--Last Saturday at his home near Gretna, Mr. William Simeon Timmons, after an illness of several weeks, through which he was a most patient sufferer, passed into the beyond.
Surviving him are four sons, Samuel Brantly, Charles Long, Clifford Talmadge and Edmund Lane, and one sister, Mrs. W. H. Thompson, his wife having preceded him in 1921.
Interment took place at the Sunny Dell burial ground Sunday afternoon, following funeral services which were held at the Gretna Baptist church and were conducted by Rev. R. T. Russell.
Mr. Timmons was born in Gadsden county, near Concord, on August 6, 1859. He came of good old South Carolina stock, his early ancestors having been the founders of Timmonsville, S. C. His parents were Samuel Brantly and Elizabeth Timmons.
On November 24, 1887, he was united in marriage with Miss Betty Thompson, of near Quincy. To this union were born five children, four sons and one daughter, Alice, who preceded her parents to the grave in 1903.
At an early age, Mr. Timmons united with the Melrose Baptist church, and on his removal to near Gretna became clerk of the Sunny Dell Baptist church; he retained that office until the Gretna Baptist church was founded. He was always prominent in church affairs, and, as a devoted and consistent Christian worker. As the writer has ofter heard remarked, " Those who did not know Brother Timmons personally. know that he had a high motive always, and that his example of clean living and pure thinking is showed by the sons he has reared to honor their father by living the kind of lives he has set the example for."
In the passing of Mr. Timmons, Gadsden county has lost one of her stalwart citizens, whose upright life was an inspiration and example to all of those around him, who felt that influence of his upright life, and gained inspiration and renewed faith from his Godly walk.
|May Day clebration Be Held in Quincy Thursday, May 21
May day is to be celebrated on May 21 at 5 o'clock on the east side of the court house square. The parade will be formed at Sara Shaw park and all children wanting to be in the parade are requested to come in costume and be at the park at 4:45 o'clock.
The king, Tom Owens, and Queen, Margaret Kennedy, with Master Linton Munroe, crown bearer, and Little Miss Mary Shaw Love, flower bearer, will lead the parade, riding in a beautifully decorated automobile.
Following them will be their court, including the following maids and knights:
Maids--Lillian Woodward, Mary Graves, RAchel Burghard, Estelle Humphrey, Elizabeth Thomas and Agnes McRae.
Knights--Jimmy Whiddon, James Ball, Bob D. Woodward, Lamar May, Robert Key, William Kennedy.
There will be a doll carriage parade of all the little girls who will ocme dressed in fancy costumes and rolling their doll carriages. A prize will be awarded to the little girl with the prettiest costume.
These will be followed by children dressed flowers, butterfiles, etc. A prize will also be given for the most beautiful costume for the older children.
All children are urged to dress in fancy costume and enter the parade, which will start from the park at 5 o'clock and march to the square, where the coronation of the queen will take place. A lovely program has been arranged and will follow the coronation. The program will include dancing, flower pageants and the May pole dance by the little folks, as well as the larger girls.
The celebration is being given under the auspices of the Woman's Club, and anyone wishing information will phone Mrs. W. P. Kennedy, 163. The celebration which they gave last May day was one of the loviest affairs ever given in Quincy and much interest is being centered around this coming May event.
The Boy Scouts will be ready with tags to tag the spectators.
Rev. Floyd Dykes, pastor of the Baptist church, left Tuesday for Memphis, Tenn., to attend the Southern Baptist Convention.
Miss Ruby Weaver of Bristol is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Traylor.
Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Locklin and children visited relatives in Faceville, Ga., Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Gilchrist visited relatives in Gretna Sunday.
Tom Hollingsworth was called to Madison Wednesday on account of the serious illnes of his mother.
Mrs. D. J. McLaughlin continues ill, to the regret of her many friends.
The Eureka Club held its business meeting at the home of Mrs. C. L. Herring Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hopkins of Tallahassee were guests at the home of Mrs. J. O. Baggett Sunday and Monday.
Several delegates from the Eureka Club are planning to attend the Gadsden County Council Friday in Gretna.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sammons and little son, Karl, have returned, after an absence of ten days.
Miss Slay, Western Union telegraph operator who relieved Mrs. Sammons several days, has returned to Chipley. M. Brown, relief operator, has gone to Dothan since Mr. Sammons' return.
The River Junction Baptist W. M. U. met with Mrs. J. M. Gilchrist Monday afternoon.
R. Y. Warwick of River Junction spent Monday here on business.
H. M. Morgan of Chattahoochee was a business visitor here Monday.
Miss Evelyn Darsey of Attapulgus spent the week-end here as the guest of Mrs. C. H. Gray.
Mrs. E. J. Hather spent last week in Tallahassee visiting her mother, Mrs. W. E. Wood.
Miss Alice Sanford of Amsterdam was the guest of Miss Rosalyn Kennedy over the week-end.
Harry Morgan of Bainbridge spent Sunday here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Morgan.
Dr. and Mrs. W. S. Bell spent several days of last week in Jacksonville.
Earl McRae and J. T. Prine motored to Tallahassee Sunday and spent the afternoon.
Payne Savage of Midway spent the week-end here with his sister, Mrs. G. L. McCall.
Obie Gatlin, John Mahaffey and Ulmont Slappey motored to Tallahassee Sunday and visited friends for the afternoon.
Mrs. A. B. Blackburn returned home Monday from Tallahassee, where she spent several days visiting relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Weinberg returned home Monday from a visit of two weeks spent in Philadelphia and other northern points.
Sheriff Gregory and Lawson Ellinor of Havana left by auto Thursday for a visit of a week to points in south Florida.
For creepy shuttering horrors, uneasy thrills, see Lon Chaney in "The Monster" at the Enterpirse Monday and Tuesday.
Misses Janie and Agnes Gregory of Tallahassee spent the week-end here visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Gregory.
Misses Allee Pratt and Mabel Clare Miller of Tallahassee spent Monday here as the guests of Miss Louise Quarterman.
Mrs. George Munroe and daughter, Miss Betty Munroe, left Sunday for Atlanta, where they will visit for a week.
Y. L. Watson and N. B. Jordan motored to Valdosta, Ga., Saturday on a business trip, returning home Sunday.
Dr. J. C. Davis returned Sunday from New Orleans, where he accompanied George Munroe to a hospital. Friends will be glad to hear that Mr. Munroe is slightly improved.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Woodward and Miss Betty Woodward motored to Attapulgus, Ga., Sunday afternoon and spent a few hours there visiting relatives.
Misses Myrtice and Reba Mann of Winter Haven, who are students of the Woman's College in Tallahassee, were guests of their aunt, Mrs. J. W. Hendrix, for the week-end.
Miss Erin Conrad returned to the Woman's College in Tallahassee Monday, after spending the week-end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Conrad.
Mrs. C. R. Shaw and Mrs. J. E. Broome will be joint hostesses to a number of friends this afternoon at the former's home on East King street.
The performance of "Quincy's Smart Set" at the Enterprise Theatre next Wednesday promises to be a smart little revue, finished in every respect. The girls should be greeted by a capacity house.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Brinkman and son, Mrs. Y. L. Watson, Miss Sara Watson, and Y. L. Watson, Jr., motored to Cairo, Ga., Sunday and spent the day.
Miss Louise Quarterman, a studnet of the Woman's College in Tallahassee, spent the week-end here as the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Quarterman. She had as her guest, Miss Phobe Quarterman.
Miss Martha Elizabeth Scarborough, who has been ill at her home in Chattahoochee for the past two months, returned to Quincy Monday to resume her studies at the high school.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Marlin, Miss Clare Marlin and Crawford Marlin motored to Camilla, Ga., Thursday afternoon for a visit of a few hours with relatives. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Marlin's mother, Mrs. I. F. Walker, who will be her guest for several weeks.
Dr. T. F. Grantham, chiropractor, who has been ill at the home of his parents, in Thomasville, Ga., for the past three months, returned to Quincy Tuesday to resume his practice. Little Miss Margaret Hearin, who has been visiting her grandparents for a few days, returned with him.
Among the out of town guests at the dance given at the Elks Club in Bainbridge Monday were Henry Munroe, John Mahaffey, Dr. McBrayer, J. T. Prine, T. R. Smith, Bernard Conrad, William Kennedy, Tom Owens, Jimmy Whiddon and Obie Gatlis.
Mrs. P. H. Thomas, Mrs. Frank Sharon and Miss Ellen Sharon motored to Tallahassee Saturday and spent the afternoon. They were accompanied by Misses Elizabeth Thomas and Rachel Burghard, who spent the week-end with Miss Elizabeth Bostick at the Chi Omega Chapter house, and Lillian Woodward, who was the week-end guest of friends at the Sigma Kappa Chapter house.
See our dollar window for Monday, 11th. Conboy's advt 1t
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. (Charlie and Gertrude) Gray were visitors to Havana Monday.
Cleve Andrews spent Sunday in Blakely, Ga., visiting frineds.
R. E. L. (Robert E. Lee) McFarlin of Knights arrived Monday to spend some time with his family.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Massey and Dr. W. W. Massey motored to Barwick Monday, returning home Tuesday.
Miss Grace Hill spent Saturday and Sunday with friends and relatives of Marianna.
Miss Ruby Bailey was the guest of her sister at the college in Tallahassee during the week-end.
Remember graduation time is near and that son or daughter will expect something. Conboy's ad 5-7-2t
Miss Lois Hawkins of the Florida State Woman's College was the week-end guest of her parents.
Mayo Hill of Hartford, Ala., is expected home Saturday for a few days' visit with friends and relatives.
Miss Elizabeth Bostick of Tallahassee will arrive home Saturday to be the week-end guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Bostick.
Miss Agnes McRae entertained the members of the S. S. Club with a swimming party at Lillian Springs Saturday afternoon.
Miss Elizabeth Geeter of the Woman's College in Tallahassee will spend the week-end here as the guest of Miss Elizabeth Thomas.
Mrs. Nat Williams left Thursday for a visit of a week to points in South Florida.
Munroe Covington of Dade City spent a few hours here Wednesday afternoon visiting his aunt, Mrs. J. L. Davidson.
Mrs. Angus Gholson of Chattahoochee is spending a few days of this week here with her daughter, Miss Martha Elizabeth Scarborough, at the home of Mrs. Mary Ellis.
Mrs. Arthur Corry and two children left Monday for New Jersey, where they will visit relatives for several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Bass and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Holoman, Mrs. A. M. Holomon and Louis Holoman enjoyed an all day boating and fishing party Saturday, given by Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Holoman.
Most critics agree that the work of Lon Chaney in "The Monster,' which will be shown at Enterprise theatre next Monday and Tuesday surpasses anything he has done for the screen yet.
The social meeting of the Methodist Missionary Society will be held Tuesday, May 19, at 4:30 o'clock at the church, instead of Monday. Mrs. Armes, district secretary, will be here to give her report. All members are urged to attend.
Richard C. Blackwell, who is completing his second year in Johns Hopkins medical school, will be an under graduate intern at the State Hospital in Worchester, Mass., during the summer.
A million dollar chorus, a mass of local hits, tricky tunes, clever comedy, and good costuming are only a few of the things to be presented in the revue of Quincy's Smart Set at the Enterprise Theatre next Wednesday evening.
Among those who attended the Knott-Bazemore wedding in Tallahassee Wednesday night were Mrs. W. P. Kennedy, Mrs. R. L. Sweger, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Thomas, John Curry, Miss Margaret Curry and Miss Sada Bostick.
Next Wednesday evening is the time set for the initial and only appearance of "Quincy's Smart Set" for this year. The Enterprise Threatre will be the scene of action, after the pictures have been run, or about 9:15. Everyone is going.
Mrs. Oglesby and two children, who have been visiting her sister, Mrs. C. R. Shaw, for the past two weeks, left Saturday for their home in New York. Mrs. C. R. Shaw accompanied them to Atlanta, returning home Tuesday.
Mr.and Mrs. D. J. Blackwell entertained Friday night with a spend the night party in honor of Miss Sarah Curtis, who is spending the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Curtis. Miss Margaret Curry and Miss Sada Bostick were guests.
The different departments of the Presbyterian church of Quincy have selected five young people to attend the Young People's Conference in DeFuniak Springs, which opens June 7. James Ball, Lillian Woodward, Elizabeth Thomas, Miriam Smith and Elsie McIntosh are the representatives. The young people of this church had an average attendance of forty one during the month of April at the Christian Endeavor.
Special arrangements have been made at the Enterprise Theatre to care for the connoisseurs of high kicking at the annual revue of Quincy's Smart Set at the Enterpise Theatre next Wednesday evening. Eighteen seats in what is commonly known as the bald head section will be reserved for them. Extra prices will be charged for these seats, but the demand for them has already been heavy. advt 1t
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Trump left Sunday for Atlanta, Ga., where Mr. Trump will undergo treatment at a sanitarium before going to North Carolina for the remainder of the summer.
Mrs. Dan Bland of Carabelle is visiting relatives here and at Jamieson.
Rev. H. B. Tyler filled his regular appointment here Sunday; this being Mother's Day, was observed with appropriate exercises.
Charlie Pittman of Miami is here on a visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Pittman.
Miss Kittie Shepard is leaving this afternoon for Jacksonville, where she will take a business course.
Miss Sadie Hubbard is visiting relatives in south Florida.
Mrs. Jennie Grubb moved to Chattahoochee Monday, where she expects to make her home in future.
Louise Holoman spent the week-end in Panama City with her grandmother, Mrs. A. M. Holoman.
Mrs. Walter Paramore and children were guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Booth, Sunday.
Rev. H. W. Tyler made a business trip to Quincy Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. James Nicholson and Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wilson of Hardaway attended church here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Booth were visiting here Sunday.
G. H. Shepard of Jacksonville visited his mother Tuesday afternoon.
Everybody is delighted to see a good rain today.
The Ladies' Aid held an interesting meeting at the church Tuesday afternoon.
|Mrs. J. L. Davidson Was Hostess at Bridge Party
Mrs. J. L. Davidson entertained a number of friends with a bridge party Saturday morning at her home on East King street. Progressive bridge was played and following the games a lovely angel food cake was presented to Mrs. J. C. Jessup for the winner of high score. The consolation prize, a hand made handkerchief, was won by Mrs. W. S. Bell. Delicious refreshments of a salad course and orange ice and wafers were served.
Miss Myrtle Bevis, one of our popular teachers in the high school department, left for her home at Bascom Wednesday.
Mrs. Durant Cumbie and children and a sister, Mrs. Owens, of Jacksonville, were here this week to attend the graduation exercises.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Vanlandingham returned last week from Eustis, where thye had spent several months.
Rev. Spencer, a Presbyterian minister of DeFuniak Springs, preached at the Baptist church Sunday evening to a large and interested congregation.
There have been many out of town people present to attend the commencement exercises. Among them were Miss Laura Howren, of Sumatra, Mrs. C. M. McLean, of Port St. Joe, Miss Elizabeth Davis, Messrs. Garnder McPherson, Oziel Harrison, Forrest Davis and Hanson Booth, of Palmer College, DeFuniak Springs, Mrs Byron Ellinor, Havana, Frank and Elton Dezell, Fort Lauderdale.
Mrs. Pauline Beiter and Mrs. Loida Hyde returned Tuesday, after a delightful visit of several weeks at St. Petersburg. They will spend a while at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Petschel before going north.
Misses Lillian and Valda Shelfer left Wednesday for their home at Havana.
Dr. and Mrs. O. W. Gardner and Mrs. C. P. Green went to Camilla, Ga., Sunday and returned Monday.
Arver Hopkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Hopkins, and Miss Tabitha Jones, of Tallahassee, were quietly married Sunday afternoon in Quincy, with Rev. Patterson officiating. They visited his parents here Monday and Tuesday and left for Tallahassee.
An election was held here Tuesday to vote for school millage and trustees. They voted 10 mills, the maximum, and the trustees are Dr. O. W. Gardner, C. P. Green and T. B. Fletcher. Messrs. Strickland and Harrison resigned and Dr. Gardner was reelected. Everyone feels certain a better set of trustees couldn't be found and we feel proud to have these gentlemen with affairs in hand.
|[This is part of a newsclipping of Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Knott's daughter's wedding--we will try to go back and find the first part of it later]
Preceding the ceromony a program of beautfil nuptial music was rendered. Several organ numbers were played by Dr. W. C. Dodd, including "Bridal Song," by Jensen; after which Miss Margaret Curry, of Quincy, sang with sweet expression, "Love's Coronation," by Aylward. "Three Love Songs, (a) "Amoreuse," by Berger; (b) "A Shepard's Tale," by Nevin; (c) "Tell Me Daisy," by Ronberg, were beautifully played by Dr. Dodd. "Because," by D'Hardelot, was sweetly sung by Miss Alberta Murphree, of Gainesville.
The bridal party entered to the strains of a "March from Lohengrin," by Wagner.
Entering first were the bride's maids and groomsmen. Advancing down the two aisles, crossing at the altar, they took their places in the background. They were Miss Olivia Barnes, of Chattahoochee; Miss Clestine Futch, of St Petersburg, and Mrs. Harvey Wood, of Miami, sister of the bridegroom; Mr. Charles Knott, of Chattahoochee, brother of the bride; Mr. Raymond Crowin, West Palm Beach; Mr. George Dyer, of West Palm Beach.
Next to enter was Miss Mary Dodd of this city, who attended the bride as maid of honor.
Just preceding the bride, who entered with her father, who gave her in marriage, was little Nan Parsons, who was fairy like in pink chiffon, trimmed in ecru lace and tiny pink and blue rose buds, carrying a silver basket of pink rose petals, the handle of the basket being tied with a bow of pink tulle.
The bridegroom and his best man, Mr. Harvey Wood, of Miami, entered from the vestry, meeting the bride at the altar, and just before the ceremony, "At Parting," by Cadman, was sung by Miss Alberta Murphree.
During the impressive ring ceremony Dr. Dodd played "The Eyes of Blue and Tender," by Lassen.
The bridal party left the church to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, and repaired to the Leon hotel, where a reception was held for the bridal party and immediate relatives of the two families.
The bride, of a radiant brunette type, was exquisitely lovely in her bridal robe of Duchess slippers and dainty head dress of flower wreaths.
The spacious parlor of the hotel was artistically decorated for the occasion, quantities of lovely spring flowers being used to advantage. Hanging baskets, tied with pink and white tulle, hung in each window, and vases and baskets of Dorthy Perkins roses, sweet peas, oleander, sweet williams and other blossoms created a lovely setting for the affair.
The receiving line was composed of the bridal party and the immediaty members of the two families, and many friends called during the appointed hours to extend congratulatins and best wishes.
During the reception hours a dainty ice course was served, the colors of white and pink being carried out.
The bride is a young woman of rare beauty and brilliant intellect _________________.
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