Excerpted from the Gadsden County Times Newspaper, Quincy.
Articles were photographed by Angela Cassidy and typed by Eunice Herren.
Where the full names of people are known, they have been added in parentheses by Angela Cassidy.
|Diplomas Presented to Forty Graduates Gadsden High School|
Largest Class in History of School Graduated Friday Night
Medals, Prizes are Awarded
Dr. Conradi Delivers Commencement Address--Education Theme
Thirty girls and ten boys, the entire senior class of the Gadsden county high school, were awarded diplomas at the school auditorium Friday evening. It was the largest graduating class in the history of this institution.
The commencement address was delivered by Dr. E. C. Conradi, president of the State Woman's College in Tallahassee. Dr. Conradi spoke along education lines, with particular interest to those just embarking on the sea of life or preparing to enter istitutions of higher learning. He stressed the advantage of c collegiate training, particulary that afforded by the college of which he is president. He also dwelt upon the current session of the legislature and acts pertaining to education. His talk in the main was devolted to strickly educational topics and was an elaboration upon an address recently delivered before the Quincy Exchange Club.
The Exchange Club medals for winners in the declamatin contest were awarded by Dr. W. S. Bell to Miss Ellen Bailey and William McFarlin. Miss Bailey's subject was "Billie at the Circus" and Wm Farlin's "The New South."
The Rotary Club prize for the best essay on "What I Intend to Do in Life," open to the boys of the senior class, was awarded to Lester woodbery by Dr. W. B. Tisdale.
Gray Presents Diplomas
These exercises concluded the 1926-27 session of the school, one of the most successful in the history of the institution. Saturday the teachers began leaving for their vacation homes.
|Two Lose Lives in Explosion Mill Boiler|
Negros are Victims of Accident at Sawmill Near Hardaway Wednesday
Grant Keenan, colored, was killed, another received injuries from which he died later, while four others suffered minor injuries when a boiler at the sawmill lof E. Wells, near Hardaway, exploded yesterday morning at 8 o'clock, soon after the crew went to work. Keenan, a foreman, was killed instantly. The injured were taken to the hospital at Chattahoochee for treatment, where another died as a result of internal injuries in the afternoon.
|Sallee to Face Two Charges in County Court|
Havana Principal Must Answer to Charge of Court on Two Counts
J. A. (James A.) Sallee, principal of the Havana school, was placed under arrest Saturday afternoon and lodged in the county jail here on suspicion of having been implicated in the burning of one or both of the school buildings at Havana. One of the buildings burned in October and the second was destroyed by fire in March. The arrest was made by Sheriff Gregory, following an investigatin made by a detective employed by Sheriff Gregory and the county board of public instruction.
Sallee was released from custody Monday afternoon, officials considering the evidence against the school official insufficient to justify holding him longer in connection with the arson charge. He was taken into custody again the following morning on two charges of committing an unnatural and lascivious act. He will in all probability be tried in county court next week.
Prof. Sallee came to Havana last fall to assume the principalship of the Havana school, for which he was well recommended by school authorities of Brooks, Ga. He formerly taught at Monticello, Ga., and has been engaged in school work in North Carolina and Virginia.
He is a man of high intellectual attainments, having been educated at Jefferson college, Convent, La.
|R. W. Pearce Manager of Local A. & P. Store
F. H. Jacobs, who has been local manager for the Atlantic & Pacific Tea company since opening of the Quincy branch, has been succeeded here by R. W. Pearce, assistant Manager. Mr. Jacobs has gone to Marianna to open a new store there. It is understood a new district will be created in this part of the state of which Mr. Jacobs will have charge as superintendent.
|Residence J. A. Edwards Badly Damaged by Fire
A residence occupied by J. A. Edwards and owned by Judge E. C. Love on West King street was badly damaged by fire early Friday morning. The fire was discovered about 5 o'clock by Charles Munroe, night patrolman, who aroused teh sleeping occupants. Part of the funiture was saved. The cause of the fire is unknown, as no fire had been used in the kitchen stove during the previous night. Gallant work on the part of the fire departmenat prevented a total loss.
|J. B. Johnson New Judge in Circuit
In compliance with an act of the legislature providing an additional judge for the second judicial circuit, Governor Martin Thursday afternoon named J. B. Johnson, attorney general, as Judge E. C. Love's associate in the counties of Gadsden, Leon, Franklin, Wauklla, Jefferson and Liberty. At the same time the governor announced the appointment of Fred H. Davis, of Tallahassee, attorney for the state railroad commission, as attorney general and A. H. Williams, of Tallahassee, as assistant attorney general. Senator T. T. Turnbull, of Monticello, succeeds Mr. Davis as attorney for the railroad commission.
Other appointments sent by the governor to the senate for confirmation were:
|Havana Asks Justice Dist. Be Abolished
Citizens of Havana presented a petition to the board of county commissioners Monday asking for abolition of the justice of the peace district in the eastern part of the county. While the matter is one over which the commissioners do not have jurisdiction, futher consideration will be given the petition at a later meeting.
|Youth Meets Tragic Death Saturday A. M. |
Almost Instantly Killed When Thrown From Truck Enroute to Quincy With Vegetables
Thrown from a moving automobile truck, Alexander Smith, 14, was almost instantly killed Saturday morning about 8:30 two miles west of Quincy on the old Chattahoochee road. The youth had his skull fractured, his jaw crushed and his neck may have been broken when hurled from the truck on which he was riding.
The lad was a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith, who live on the Mahaffey plantation of the Max Wedeles Tobacco company, seven miles west of town. The truck was loaded with vegetables for the Quincy market and was driven by Walter Smith, an older brother, when the accident that brought such sudden and tragic death to the little boy occurred. He was in the act of adjusting a crate of vegetables from falling off when he was hurled violently to the ground and expired a few minutes later, without speaking.
The body of Alexander was taken to Slyvania, Ga., former home of the Smiths, Sunday where burial was made at 11 a. m.
|William D. Doss Receives Bachelor of Laws Degree
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Doss, of Hinson, attended commencement at the University of Florida last week at which time their son, William D. received his bachelor of laws degree.
Following graduation from the junior high school at Havana and the senior high school at Quincy, the young man entered the university five years ago and attended one summer course at Vanderbilt University. Candidates for a degree in the College of Law are required to present sixteen entrance units and two years of college work.
|[Individual Personals used as filler throughout the paper]
Miss Emma Westbrook, who spent the winter here with her sister, left Friday for South Carolina.
The Young Matrons Sewing Club was beautifully and delightfully entertained Tuesday afternoon of last week by Mrs. Marvin Miller. A pretty salad plate with iced tea was passed by Mrs. Miller at the conclusion of the sewing feat.
Chesley Sappington, a divinity student at Southern, Miss Margaret Robinson, of Woman's College in Valdosta, Winston Sapp, of Emory, are home for summer vacation.
Miss Eleanor Nicholson, Latin and English teacher of Kissimmee high, is spending the summer with her mother, Mrs. Eliza Nicholson.
Miss Grace McLellon of Alto spent Sunday with Fanny Rachel Sappington.
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Woodbery and little Miss Betty Jean, of Jacksonville, are joint guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Woodbery and Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Butler.
Mrs. Howard Gray and children, Mesdames Laura Loyd, Bob Spooner, Misses Jewell and Sara Rollo have returned from a week's visit in Moultrie.
East Gadsden has just harvested its fine oat crop and is in the midst of gathering its tobacco. Fine rains each day are most welcome and doing a world of good. Vegetables are moving right along and bring good prices.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Masters were shopping in Moultrie Saturday.
His Honor, Mayor Boynton, J. E. Shelfer and Lawson Ellinor were business visitors in Quincy Monday morning.
Mrs. Glenn Maxwell of Orlando is visiting relatives here and in Calvary.
Mesdames Traub Woodbery, of Quincy, and Grady Poppel, of Chattahoochee, were visitors her Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Ellinor, Bob and Merrell Ellinor, Mrs. Annie Ellinor, Miss Lynda Cumbie, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Ellinor and Master Harry had supper and a swim at the pond Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Lester, Miss Alma and Master Nixon Lester spent Sunday with relatives in Bainbridge.
Judge and Mrs. Paul Thomson of Quincy were guests of Mrs. Eliza Nicholson Sunday.
Mrs. Knott Hostess
Mrs. W. V. Knott delightfully entertained the Chattahoochee Woman's Club at a social meeting Friday afternoon. the interior of the lovely home was abloom with a wealth of summer floweres. Upon entering the guests were greeted by Mrs. Knott, lovely in wite, and were served punch by Mrs. P. L. Laing.
A short program consisting of piano duet by Miss Hilda Linton, solo by Mrs. W. C. Gholson and Piano solo by Mrs. W. O. Bell was enjoyed, after which the guests enjoyed a talk by Mrs. Knott. A lovely salad course with cheese straws and coffee was served by Mrs. Bazemore, Mrs. Moran and Miss Jessie Dukes. The meeting was a very enjoyable one, as Mrs. Knott leaves nothing undone for the pleasure of her guests at all time.
Mrs T. J. Edwards, Mrs. W. O. Bell and Miss Zadie McKeown entertained with a delightful fish fry at the pool Thursday evening, especially honoring Miss Catherine Fletcher, who leaves soon to attend school in Tallahassee. About forty guest enjoyed this lovely affair and as a memento of the occasion Miss Fletcher was presented with lovely perfume.
Mrs. J. P. Linton was hostess to the executive committee of the Christian Endeavor Tuesday evening. After a business meeting iced lemondade was served.
Miss Carlyne Boykin has arrived from the college in Tallahasse and has as her very delightful house guest Miss Jennie Couch.
Miss Martha Scarborough is home for the summer, after having attended school in Tallahassee the past winter.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Sechrest have as guests Misses Clara Miller and McDonald of Bonifay.
Harry Moseley is the guest of relatives in Melbourne.
Rev. W. P. Chalmers and Miss Catherine Fletcher were luncheon guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. o. Bell, Sunday.
Dr. and Mrs. W. S. Bell and children of Quincy and Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Bell and children are enjoying a fishing trip at dead Lakes.
Mis Olivia Barnes has arrived for a short visit with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. B. F. Barnes. She expects to leave in a few days for Baltimore, Md., for the summer.
Misses Dorothy Driver and Bettie Fletcher were week-end guests of Dr. and Mrs. B. F. Barnes.
Misses Bettie and Catherine Fletcher spent Thursday in Bainbridge.
Paxton Linton left Sunday for Pensacola, where he will be employed in a cabinet factory and his many friends are predicting much success for him. He will be joined soon by his wife, who is convalesing after an operation for appendicitis.
The superintendent and the faculty of the Florida State Hospital traing school for nurses wil have their sixth annual commencement at the reception hall on the evening of June 17 at 8:30. A cordial invitaion is extended to every one.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Luning of Tallahassee were visitors at the hospital Saturday.
Mrs. Douglas, Mrs. Baggs and Mrs Folmar entertained with a chicken pilau at Torreya swimming pool Saturday evening, honoring the graduating class. About fifty girls were present and swimming was enjoyed throughout the evening.
Among the nurses that took the state board examinations at Jacksonville last week were Mrs. White, Mrs. Cobb and Miss Vernell McDonald.
Dr. and Mrs. J. Q. Folmar have as their guests Mr. and Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Lacy Folmar of Anniston, Ala.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Palsgraaf, Miss Rosa Lee Green and Ralph Potts spent Sunday in Port St. Joe.
|Antioch and Wetumpka
Mrs. Curtis Duncan was visiting the bedside of Mrs. W. L. Todd Wednesday afternoon.
Miss Ruby Blount was the guest of Miss Mildred Todd Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. H. D. Todd was visiting Mrs. W. L. Todd Wednesday.
Miss Madie Todd was the guest of Miss Pearl Paramore Thursday night.
T. C. Craven spent the week-end with his sister in Climax, Ga.
Mrs. W. L. Paramore was visiting her mother, Mrs. H. d. Todd, Friday.
Mrs. M. M. Rudd, Mrs. C. G. Gray and Fred Gray were visiting Mrs. C. H. Richards in Providence Friday.
Rev. A. C. Camp was visiting C. G. Gray and Mrs. M. M. Rudd Saturday and Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Paramore and Asa Paramore were guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Todd Sunday.
H. W. Dean and Mr. and Mrs. Jones of Chattahoochee were visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Craven Thursday evening.
Misses Lon gray, Beatrice Todd, Elmer and J. C. Gray were dinner guests of Mrs. C. W. Blount and family Sunday.
Mrs. Emily McPherson of Quincy was visiting Mrs. W. L. Todd Sunday.
Rev. A. C. Camp, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Gray and Mrs. M. M. Rudd were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Craven Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Duncan were visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Todd Sunday afternoon.
Sehlley Gray was the guest of Gordon Craven Sunday.
Miss Dorothy Lee Haire of Quincy was the guest of Miss Maggie Crave Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Paramore and family were visiting Mr. and MRs. W. L. Todd and family Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Paramore were visiting Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Craven Sunday afternoon.
Miss Thursey Rudd was the guest of Miss Mildred Todd Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O, Parrish were dinner guests of Mrs. L. B. Glenn Monday.
George Glenn and Cecil Barr made a trip to Quincy Monday.
Misses Girdie, Lottie, Omie and Clarence Barr were afternoon guests of Miss Dovie Glenn and Girdie Green Monday.
Jessie Goodson passed awasy at the hospital May 29 and was laid to rest in the Sycamore cemetery Monday. Mr. Goodson leaves a wife and four children to mourn their loss. His death leaves a vacancy in his home and community which can never be filled.
Miss Elise Laffitte, county home demonstration agent, made a business trip to Miss Dovie Glenn Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. J. G. Barr was the afternoon guest of Mrs. J. A. Barr Tuesday.
Quite a number from around here enjoyed a fishing Wednesday and Thursday.
J. G. and J. A. Barr and George and Fletcher barr made a trip to Thomasville Thursday.
Miss Dovie Glenn left Friday for Tallahassee, whre she will spend a week at the club girls' short course.
Mrs. O. F. Shepard spent Thursday and Friday, in Quincy, taking teachers' examinations.
George and Lonnie Glenn and Fletcher Barr were guests of Elmer and Mayhew Rowan Sunday.
Misses Grace and Ruby Smith of Quincy were guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Obie Smith, Sunday.
J. G. Barr, George, Clarence and Lottie Barr made a trip to River Junction Saturday afternoon.
Cecil Barr was the guest of Claude Smith of Flat Creek Saturday night.
Miss Hattie Rowan was the dinner guest of Miss Bessie Barr Sunday.
Miss Daisey Parrish was a dinner guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Barr Sunday.
Miss Eva Sue Harbin entertained as guests Sunday Ben Johnson and Miss Trudie Whittle.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Jones, Mrs. Will Summerford, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Parrish, Miss Inez Jones and Robert Dyer were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Haire Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Smith and Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Rowan were guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Johnson Sunday.
Miss Omie Barr was the guest of Miss Vader Harbin Sunday.
Mrs. Mamie Stokes and daughters were guests of Mr. and Mrs, Obie Smith Sunday.
Mrs. L. B. Glenn and son Lonnie, and Girdie Green made a business trip to Quincy Friday and were dinner guests of Mrs. R. A. Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Harbin made a trip to Quincy Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Smith of Quincy were visiting here during the week-end.
Tommie Smith and Miss Essie Potter made a trip to Quincy Sunday afternoon.
Earl Johnson of Quincy was the afternoon guest of Miss Lottie Barr Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Shaw of Gainesville were guests of relatives in Quincy during the week.
Edgar Liddon of Sneads was a business visitor to Quincy Monday.
Miss Mary Scott Clancy of Albany, Ga., arrived here Friday and is the guest of Miss Ellen Bailey.
Miss Bessie Munroe left last week for Miami, where she will visit Miss Florida Dupree and other friends for a few weeks.
J. D. Henry of Miami arrived Tuesday for a visit with his brother, Tharpe Henry, at the home of Mrs. C. H. Willis.
Miss Mary Sanders, who taught in the Quincy graded school last year, left Monday for her home in Oglethorpe, Ga., to spend the summer.
Miss Peggy Purvis left Monday for Lake City, where she will spend two weeks with her aunt, Mrs. A. B. McDuffy.
Mrs. J. E. Albert and daughter, Mrs. W. H. Baur, left Sunday for Montgomery, Ala., to visit friends for the week.
For some of those specially cured hams and breakfast bacon call D. M. Livingston, phone 1038-5, evenings. 6-2-3t
Mrs. Ida Smith had as her guests Thursday and Friday her daughter and grand-children, Mrs. Carl Fryer and son and daughter, of Blakely, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Posten left mOnday night for Jacksonville to attend the convention of American Bankers Insurance Co. They will return home today.
W. W. Allen and son, Wallace, Jr., of Jacksonville were visitors in Quincy for the week-end. While here they visited Mr. Allen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Allen.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eddy left Monday for their home in Vero Beach, after a visit of a few weeks here with their daughters, Mesdames Gus Lester and W. W. Lester.
Misses Evelyn Gregory and Sara Watson left Monday for DeFuniak Springs to spend the week attending the young people's convention of the Presbyterian church.
Mr. and Mrs. Gleve Andrews of Marianna motored to Quincy Sunday and spent the day with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Chapman.
Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson of Havana have a baby girl, born last Tuesday at a hospital in Bainbridge. Mrs. Johnson will be remembered as Miss Ellie Inman, of Greensboro.
Mrs. Haslem and daughter, Miss Elizabeth Haslem, and Miss Juliet ANderson, of Fort Valley, Ga., are spending a while in Quincy as the guest of Mrs. J. C. Johnson and Miss Lila Luten.
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Millirons and faughter, Misses Susie Mae and Effie Mae, Misses Mary Sanders, Gladys Reynolds and Gladys Gregory and Sheriff and Mrs. G. S. Gregory formed a party leaving here Saturday for Panacea Springs. They returned home Sunday night.
Y. L. (Young Leonard) Watson and son, Y. L., Jr., motored to Bainbridge Saturday to meet Frank Watson, who returned to Quincy to spend the vacation with his parents. He was a student in the medical college of the University of Georgia at Augusta for the past scholastic year.
Miss Gladys Reynolds left Wednesday for Fowlstown to spend a few days before going to her home in Pensacola. Miss Reynolds spent the winter here teaching in the graded school. She was accompanied by her sister, Miss Lucile Reynolds, who visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Millirons for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. McFarlin, Jr., and little daughter of Marianna were guests of relatives here Sunday.
See the Educatinal Poultry Show at the Enterprise Saturday. ad 1t
Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Cotton had as their guest over the week-end Miss Virginia Anglin of Milton.
Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Crawford of Tallahassee were visitors in Quincy Sunday.
Edwom Bair left Friday for Chattahoochee to visit relatives for a week.
G. E. Kemp and daughter, Miss Erma Kemp, of Concord, visited in Quincy Saturday.
Jack Davis is spending the week at Lake Bradford, near Tallahassee, assisting at the Boy Scout camp.
Don't forget L. A. Rocco for Thompson spray system for lawns. 6-2-2t
I. C. Duke of Faceville was a business visitor in Quincy Tuesday. He was accompanied by his daughters, Misses Clara and Annette Duke.
W. H. Eggett left Monday for ATlanta. after visiting in Quincy several days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Kennedy.
Mrs. W. L. Taylor and daughters, Misses Sara and Dorothy, expect to leave today for Tallahassee, where they will visit the former's sister, Miss Sallie Blake, for the summer.
Misses Verna Day, who taught in the high school here last year, left Saturday for Pensacola to visit for a few days before going north to spend the summer. Miss Day expects to teach in the Hillsborough high school next year.
Rev. D. J. Blackwell will return to Quincy Saturday and will fill his pulpit here Sunday morning. He preaches at Edwards School house Sunday afternoon and at Havana Sunday night. Monday Mr. Blackwell will leave for Clinton, S. C., to attend a board meeting of Thornwall Orphanage.
Collis, Marvin and Margaret Land, who have been in Thornwall orphanage for several years, will visit their aunt, Mrs. Emily McPherson, for one month this summer. Harriet Foster, who entereed Thornwal last fall, will visit relatives in Quincy for a month this summer.
Miss Mildred Edwards, one of the Sawdust Sunday school pupils, graduated from Palmer College May 18, after three years int that institution. She is leaving Monday for Atlanta to enter Davis Fisher sanitarium for training as a nurse.
Virginia, William and Mary Lee left Quincy a year ago for Crew, Va., to make their home with their uncle, Henry Lee. Virginai graduated from the high school there last week and expects to enter Randolph Macon College this fall. On the night of her graduation she was awarded two medals for the most excellent essay on the "Old Mammy." These medals were given by the U. D. C. and the D. A. R.
Among those from Quincy who visited at Panacea Springs Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Prine and family, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Macon, Miss Lula Smith, Mr. and Mrs. George Watson, Mr. and Mrs. Roma Horton, Miss Valita Jernigan, Carl Rudio, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Reeves, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Bolen, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Blitch, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Burghard and son and Miss Maggie Hinson.
Friends here of Richard Curry Blackwell will be glad to know that he will be graduated from John's Hopkins Medical School June 14. Following graduation he will attend a six weeks camp at Carlisle, Pa., after which he will be commissioned first lieutenant in the medical corps of the Army. After spending August in the CArolinas with relatives he will return to Hopkins September 1 to fill an appointment he received last December to serve as an intern in the hospital.
|Miss Thomas Entertains at Garden Party
Complimenting her guest, Miss Rose Williams, of Lancaster, S. C., who had the honor of being chosen "Miss Converse" last yer, Miss Elizabeth Thomas entertained a host of friends at a garden party Saturday afternoon at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Thomas. Tables were arranged on the lawn and teh girls dressed in pastel shades of organdy fashioned bouffant and wearing picture hats made a most lovely garden scene. During the afternoon punch and ice cream and cake were served.
|Mrs. Johnson Entertains in Honor of Visitors
Honoring her guests, Misses Elizabeth Haslem and Juliet Anderson, of Fort Valley, Mrs. J. C. Johnson entertained a host of friends Saturday at Lillian Springs from 10 until 2 o'clock. The guests enjoyed a swim in the pool, following which a delightful picnic lunch and cold drinks were served.
|Miss Graves Hostess at Luncheon Tuesday
Miss Mary Graves was hostess at a luncheon given Tuesday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Graves, complimenting her guest, Miss Eva Morgan, of Apalachicola. The beautifully appointed table was arranged for eleven guests and a delicious three course luncheon was served. The guests included Misses Margaret Kennedy, Sora Embry, Elizabeth Thomas, Rose Williams, Elizabeth Barnes, Addie Mae Mahaffey, Lila Luten, Olive Shaw and Ellen Bailey.
|Presbyterian Church Notes
The Qunicy Presbyterian church is well represented at the Young People's Conference in DeFuniak Springs, which opened Monday to last until June 14. Dr. Blackwell is teaching each day a class on home missions in Florida. Mrs. Love Gregory is representing the Florida Presbyterial, of which she is president. Mrs. E. C. Love, president of the local auxiliary, and Miss Lois Smith are representing the auxiliary. Miss Sarah Watson, the Sunday school, and Miss Evelyn Gregory the Men's Bible class. Ned Love, Jr., is also attending the conference.
The Worker's Council of the Presbyterian Sunday school met Monday night with Mr. and Mrs. John Sylvester, with eighteen present. The Sunday school two months ago decided to take an offering every Sunday for some benevalent cause and our tresurer reported that our offering has increased seventy-five percent. Mr. Perry Woodward was ananimously elected assistant superintendent. After a most enthusestic and enjoyable meeting the hostess served refreshements.
|Mrs. Malone Hostess to Executive Board
Mrs. W. B. Malone, the new president of the Quincy Woman's Club, was hostess to the members of the executive board at her home Tuesday morning. This is the first meeting of the new administration and many matters of importance were taken up and disposed of.
The report of the treasurer showed a balance after closing the year's books. The literary chairman, Mrs. Lafar Lipscomb, was present and a general discussion was entered into about the year book for the coming year. Mrs. Lipscomb will have the copy for the book reacy to present to the baord at an early meeting, which the president expects to call.
A few matters of importance had to be carried over until another meeting, among them being the budget for the coming year.
After the business session, Mrs. Malone served her guests a fruit salad with iced tea.
R. E. L. (Robert E. Lee) McFarlin left Saturday for West Palm Beach, afer a visit of ten days with his family here.
Mrs. Francil Philips left his morning for Miami for a visit of a few weeks with her sister.
Miss Elise Laffitte, county home demonstration agent, is spending the week in Tallahassee on business.
Miss Marguerite Hendrix will leave Monday for Tallahassee, where she will attend the summer sessionof the Woman's College.
Richard Fuche, who spent the week-end here as the guest of Buford Williams, left Sunday night for Gainesville.
Mrs. M. D. Dees and baby daughter left Thursday for West Palm Beach to be guests of Mrs. Dees' mother for two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Crichton, who have been guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Bailey, for the past few days, left wednesday for Folley, Ala.
Supt. and Mrs. C. H. Gray are receiving congratulations on the arrival of a daughter, born Sunday at their home on East Washington street.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Woodward and son, Edward, and daughter, Betty, and Miss Annabelle graves left Thursday to spend a few days at Panacea Springs, returning home Monday.
Miss Louise Ezell, member of the Gadsden county high school faculty for the past two years, left Saturday for Columbus, Miss., to spend the sumer with her mother.
T. R. Pierson, and sister, Mrs. W. H. Davidson, of Jacksonville, arrived in Quincy Tuesday afternoon to visit their parents and other relatives. They will remain for two weeks.
Miss Elise McIntosh left today for her home in Boston, Ga., after spending the winter here teaching in the graded school. For the past week she has been the guest of Miss Archie Lunsford.
Miss Emily Blackburn, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Blackburn for the past week, left today for her home in Tallahassee.
Miss Eugenia Thrower, accompanied by Miss Katherine Fletcher, of Chattahoochee, will leave Monday for Tallahassee to spend six weeks at the Woman's college.
Misses Addie Mae Mahaffey, Catherine Humphrey, Buford Williams and guest, Richard Fuche, motored to Tallahassee Sunday afternoon, accompanying MIss Katie Mahaffety, who spent the week-end here with Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Mahaffey.
Mrs. R. B. Laffitte, of Lloyd, spent a few days of last week in Quincy attending commencement exercises, her son, Garvin, being a member of the graduating class. She was accompanied by her daughter, Miss Pearl Laffitte, of Jacksonville. While here they were guests of Miss Elise Laffitte.
|Mrs. Mary Ellis Hostess to Church Circle
Mrs. Mary Ellis entertained the members of Circle No. 2 of the Presbyterian church Monday afternoon at her home. A program was arranged on mission schools and was in charge of Mrs. G. W. Lamar. Following the meeting a salad course and iced tea were served.
Lem Suber and Homer Jones of Jacksonville were visiting their relatives here the past week-end.
Misses Agnes and Gladys Fletcher were guests of Misses Verdie, Jewell and Rachel Blount Sunday afternoon.
Miss Mellie Bowen of Washington, D. C., has recently been spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Bowen, and other relatives of the community, having left Wednesday for Washington, where she has been for some time.
Alfred Dean of Detroit, Mich., arived here Sunday and is spending a few days with his people, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Dean, and children.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Chester were guests at the home of Mrs. D. H. Anderson and children Sunday.
Miss Majorie Bowen was in Tallahassee Monday with friends at the college.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Richards were in Quincy Saturday morning.
Misses May Dean and Majorie Bowen will leave Monday for summer school in Tallahssee.
A large congregation was present for the weekly prayer meeting Monday night when the lesson Joseph was taken up by the pastor, Rev. DuPree.
Gadsden County B. Y. P. U. Federation meets in Gretna Friday evening, June 10. An interesting program is to be rendered by the Havana B. Y. P. U.
|Roll of Honor|
Of Quincy Graded and Gadsden County High School
The following pupils of the Quincy schools have not been absent or tardy during the school month ending June 3, 1927; have made an average of ninety percent, or more, in their studies, with not less than eighty-five in any subject, and not less than ninety-five in deportment:
Lower first grade--Harry Bassett, Louis Callahan, Julian Davis, Leroy Godwin, Margaret Woodward, Bill Munroe, Ross Batchelor, Edna Mae Gatlin, Richard Elder, Edward Beinhart.
Higher first grade--Merle Baggett, Tillman Farr, Clyde Griffin, Lyle Malone, Clyde Roberts, Carlton Taylor, Douglas Watson, Virginia Gregory.
Lower second grade--Ernest Mahaffey, John Cotton, Fount May, Harold Peters, Jack Sweger, Jefferson Webb, Dorothy Belle Brown, Marjorie Mae Clayton, Marvine Peacock.
Higher second grade--Jessies Belyeu, Vance Luten, Eugene Nixon, Perry Woodward.
Lower third grade--Dorothy Gregory, Lewis Gregory, Frank McCall, Lewis Sowell, Sara Smith.
Higher third grade--Hazel Willis, Annette Burke, Reedie Flake, Oma Gatlin, Frances Lester.
Lower fourth grade--James Ray Long, Ned Love, William Hugh Malone, Donald May, Charles Spooner, Eileen Arnold, Pauline Arnold, Virginia Brown, Sarah Liines.
Higher fourth grade--Glen Boring, Carl Jackson, Gertrude Bass, Edna Newberne, Helen Perryman, John Allan Poston, Floreine Morris, Howard Woodward.
Lower fifth grade--Malcolm Collings, Marcus Shelfer, John Allen Smith, Elizabeth Flake, Marcia Smith, Elizabeth Taylor, Catherine Wynn, Arthur Malone.
Higher fifth grade--Edwin Baur, Amos Beinhart, Milus Embry, Pat Munroe, Edith Bates, Ruth Cox, Edna Feinberg, Janet C. Kelly, Margaret McCall.
Lower sixth grade--Marian Bailey, Virginia Clayton, Martha Flake, Ruth Agnes McClain.
Higher sixth grade--Marjorie Owens, Will Johnson, Jr., Sammy McCall, S. L. Wilson.
Lower seventh grade--Robert gardner, Federick Conboy.
Higher seventh grade--William Lester, Lee Ray Munroe, Mildred Bass, Annie Brown, Gladys Cox, Lora Frances Davis, Gertrude Johnson, Ruth Jones, Peggy Purvis, Betty Smith, Fenton Woodward.
Lower eighth grade--Warren Culp, Billie Hutchison, Lucile Sowell, Frances Gray Thomas, Annette Weinberg.
Higher eighth grade--Margaret Munroe.
Ninth grade--Julia Munroe.
Tenth grade--Monetti Andrews, Elizabeth Barnes, Irma Feinberg.
Eleventh grade--Florence Cantey, Needham Flanagan, Mabel Edwards, Veta Harper, Sara Louise Weldon, Joe Lines.
Twelth grade--Evelyn Gregory, Lila Luten, Addie Mae Mahaffey, Ruby Newberne, Anna Patronis, Elizabeth Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dezell and son, Jimmie, of Ft. Lauderdale, spent a very delightful week here at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Dezell recently.
Elton Dezell of Jacksonville spent the week-end here recently.
Miss Gladys Shepard of Jacksonville was the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Shepard, recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Murrow of Apalachicola are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Smith.
Ward Fletcher is home from the university, where he attended school last winter.
Misses Grace and Eloise Gardner are home for the summer; they have been attending the Woman's College in Tallahassee.
Dr. and Mrs. Ed Fletcher and Charles Braddon of Leesburg returned home recently, accompanied by Mrs. Howard.
Miss Goldie Shuler of Hosford spent last week here as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Davis.
Misses Thelma Johnson and Ruth Clark are home for the summer, having attended school in Quincy.
Mrs. Lois Glass entertained her music pupils and their parents at Lillian Springs last Wednesday.
Miss Maude DuPree of Tallahassee is home to spend two or three months.
Rev. J. E. DuPree and daughters, Misses Maude and Dorothy, spent three days of last week in Palatka; they wer accompanied home by Mrs. Dupree and Miss Edith Dupree.
Miss Ethel Inman spent last week in Quincy as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Clark.
Miss Carlene Greene spent several days in Quincy last week as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Green, who recently moved there from Chattahoochee.
L. H. Booth of Midway spent Sunday here with Mrs. Booth.
Joe P. Johnson of Palm Beach spent Saturday night here, enroute to his home in Union Springs, Ala.
Mr. and Mrs. Campbell and children are visiting at the home of Mrs. T. M. Cumbie.
Mrs. Lois Glass left Wednesday for Jacksonville to spend the remainder of the week with her little daughter, Florece; she will return home Saturday night and leave Sunday for Tallahassee to go to summer school.
Louise Elizabeth and Wilbur Greene, Jr., of Quincy spent last week here with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Greene.
Floyd Greene returned home last week from Gonzalez, where he attended school.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Moses and two children left Sunday to visit friend in Alabama.
|Mrs. Beinhart Hostess to Missionary Circle
Circle No. 1 of the Methodist Missionary Scoiety met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. G. Beinhart on East Jefferson street. There were present thirteen members and two visitors. After transaction of the business of the circle the Bible lesson was given and proved to be one of the most interesting of the year. It was presented by Mrs. L.L. Willis, Mrs. Mortimer Bates, Mrs. R. J. Love and Mrs. F. J. Patterson. Upon adjournment light refreshments were served.
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