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.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Campbell were visitors in Tallahassee Monday.
Miss Nora Green of Bainbridge, Ga., spent Monday here at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Green.
Misses Mary DuRant and Eva Lillian Rowan and Jack Peacock spent Sunday afternoon in Marianna.
Etho Skipper went to Carrabelle Friday with M. R. Strickland and remained for a visit with friends there.
Special Mother's Day services are planned for the morning hour of worship at the Baptist church. The evening service will be suspended on account of a meeting to begin at the Methodist church. Everyone is invited to be present at both churches.
Mrs. Byron Ellinor and Mrs. Eugene Morgan were here from Havana Friday and enjoyed a visit with their mother, Mrs. Florence Cumbie.
H. Q. Brewer and family of Panama City, Mrs. R. O. Collins, her daughter, Miss Mabel L., Miss Annette Brewer and Howard Brewer of Tallahassee, spent Sunday here at the home of J. C. Brewer.
Mrs. Floyd Green and Mrs. W. D. Ferguson went to Wellborn Tuesday where they attended the funeral services for Mrs. J. R. Cason, who passed away. The deceased was Mrs. Harry Anderson's mother. Sympathy of all her friends goes out to her in this sad hour.
Prof. and Mrs. A. G. Driggers and Joyce enjoyed a brief visit at Bonifay Saturday with Mrs. Driggers' mother, Mrs. G. N. Roberts.
Mrs. Cassie Conner and little boy, Marion, spent Monday in Quincy with her daughter, Stella, who underwent an operation last Friday.
R. G. Green of Fort Bragg, N. C., came Sunday night and left Tuesday on his return, accompanied by his father and mother, Mr. and Mr. O. P. Green, who reside with him and his family.
Prof. R. E. Brunson, Mrs. Brunson and Mrs. G. W. Hudson returned Friday from a two days' visit at Chipley and Marianna.
Mrs. Essie Wells underwent a major operation at Bainbridge, Ga., Thursday night. Since then favorable reports have been received each day by her family.
H. L. Baker and family were visiting in Bristol Sunday.
H. A. Davis and sons, Billie and Bruce, enjoyed a visit with J. F. Davis and family, near Quincy, Sunday.
Mrs. W. O. Daniel of Chipley, spent a few days here with her daughter, Mrs. T. W. Green, and family. Mrs. Green accompanied her home Tuesday and will remain until after Mother's Day.
Mrs. J. W. Culpepper, her daughter, Miss Anne, Miss Doris Hopkins and R. E. Browne spent a while in Dothan, Ala., Sunday.
Miss Omie Barr of Sycamore spent one night last week as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Dean.
Misses Hattie Edwards and Macie Richards of Quincy were attending services here Sunday morning at the local church, visiting relatives in the afternoon.
Blount Baby Dead
Providence Cemetery Cleanup
One could get out on the highways in the community the first of the week and look most every direction and see farmers in their fields and gardens working after the good rains Sunday and Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Anderson were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Basil Pittman of Wetumpka Sunday.
After spending some time with his grandmother, Mrs. Ellen Rowan, who is suffering with an affected ankle, Robert Rowan has gone to the home of his father, Steve Rowan.
Mrs. Rebecca Blount, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Blount, Mr. and Mrs. Mayo Blount, of Providence, Mr. and Mrs. Worth Clark and baby, Emily, of Quincy, were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Blount of Tallahassee Sunday.
Following is a clipping taken from a recent issue of the Jacksonville Journal: "Madge Suber gave an interesting piano recital Thursday night at the Institute of Musical Art before an audience of friends and relatives. The program was presented by her teacher, Miss Margaret MacDonough. Assisting were Velman and Marie Romedy in piano duets. Ushers were Charlotte Eskridge and Dorothy Cauthen, and assisting Mrs. L. M. Suber in serving refreshments were Melva Eskridge and Joan Freeman." Madge Suber is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Suber of Providence. L. M. Suber, Madge's father, is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Suber.
Mrs. Sam Poston and mother, Mrs. Kinney, of Quincy, were visting Mrs. Eri Dean Thursday.
Mother's Day Program
Sunday is Mother's Day, and the following suggested program is to be rendered during the Sunday school hour:
Scripture, Proverbs 31:10-20; song, "My Mother's Grave," Misses Nora and Minnie Ola Richards; prayer for mothers; "Mother is Lonely Here," Mrs. C. E. Blount; "My Best Friend," Miss Bernice Anderson; "Mother at the Gate," Miss Lottie Richards; "Mother's Love," Misses Mae and Minnie Ola Richards; Song, "If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again," Misses Lottie and Mae Richards: "A Boy's Mother," Bernard Edenfield; "You Mean My Mother," Susie Dean; "Nobody Knows, Only Mother," Mrs. Edenfield; "When a Boy Thinks of Mother," Ralph Anderson; "Which Loved Her Best," Marvis Anderson; Song, "Tell Mother I'll Be There."
You are invited welcome to attend these services.
Sunday morning at the church, the special Father's Day program was very inspiring. The junior girls, Carolyn and Sara Suber, Marvis Anderson, Catherine and Marie Fletcher, presented to the fathers present, roses.
Rev. and Mrs. Elijah Newberry and daughters of Quincy attended services here Sunday morning.
Misses Gladys and Lottie Richards spent Wednesday night in Quincy as guests of their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Starling.
Miss Bernice Anderson is leader of prayer meeting next Tuesday evening. Isaiah, 24th chaper, is the scripture for the evening's study.
|[Individual personal mentions used as filler in the newspaper]
Mrs. B. T. Cogbill, who has been making her home at West Palm Beach, is here on a visit to her brother, Quincy Williams, and Mr. and Mrs. Mercer Bishop.
Mrs. J. M. Smith and daughter, Carole Ann, left today for Albany, Ga., to spend a week with her mother, Mrs. J. M. Hurst.
Mrs. Frances Gray Thomas has accepted a position with the Smith Drug Co., Inc., as special saleslady for the cosmetic department.
Miss Mabel Faircloth is spending a few days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Faircloth.
I. C. Dennison of Hosford was visiting her mother, Mrs. George Shutts, Sunday.
Mrs. V. D. Faircloth of Chattahoochee is spending a few days with her mother, Mrs. T. S. Ferrell.
Misses Mary and Virginia Stokes had as their guests Saturday night Miss Evie McAlpin and Misses Florida and Tommie Ferrell.
Johnnie S. Ferrell of DeFuniak Springs CCC, was visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Ferrell, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Miss Myrtle Edwards of Miami returned to her home after spending a few weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Edwards.
Misses Florida and Tommie Ferrell has as their guest last Thursday night Miss Leetha Williamson of Mt. Pleasant.
Everyone enjoyed the birthday dinner given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Ferrell, honoring Mrs. S. D. Stokes and Johnnie S. Ferrell. Those present were Mrs. S. D. Stokes and four children, Mary, Virginia, Marvin and Macon; Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Whittle and four children, Catherine, Doris, Eva Mae and Charles, Jr., of Pine Grove; Mrs. W. T. Marshall and two children, Louise and Earline, of Sealey Chapel; Mr. and Mrs. V. D. Faircloth, of Chattahoochee; Miss Mable Faircloth, of Quincy; Miss Evie McAlpin, S. L. Moore, J. D. Sharpton, Forrest Landis, Beulah Hampton, Misses Florida and Tommie Ferrell, John Ferrell, Claude Ferrell.
Misses Sara Margaret, Hazel Virginia and Elizabeth Watson, Lillian Green and Virginia and Kathryn Dykes were shopping in Tallahassee Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Willis and daughter, Marjorie, left Friday for Miami, where they will make their home.
J. W. Thompson made a business trip to Tallahassee Thursday.
Newton Edwards of Niceville spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Edwards.
Mrs. John Doan and baby left Friday for their home in River Junction, after several days' visit here with relatives.
John McPherson of Greensboro spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Thompson.
Mrs. John W. Thompson spent Monday at Sawdust with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Strom.
Kenneth Maxwell of Plattsville, N. Y., is spending some time with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Maxwell.
Miss Mortimer Gatlin of Chattahoochee spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Gatlin.
Mrs. J. G. Thompson and Mrs. Paul Thompson were shopping in Quincy Tuesday.
Rev. and Mrs. Earl Dodd of Greensboro visited friends here Friday evening.
We have a good Sabbath school at the Edwards school house every Sunday afternoon and service every second Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Marshall.
C. A. Johnson, James, Annie Lee and Geo. Johnson made a business trip to Quincy Saturday.
Mayhaw gathering and jelly making are at hand again. Quite a number were gathering Mayhaws Monday morning.
This community has been blessed with good rains since Sunday noon which was much need. Crops are looking promising.
Little Kathryn Johnson is improving from a three weeks' illness of the red measles and whooping cough, but is still very weak. Her grandmother, Mrs. G. M. Johnson is just up from measles.
Little Byron Cox is improving from a case of measles and double pneumonia. His sister, Lucille, is recoverng from measles and pneumonia.
Mrs. Jas. Walker is expected home from a four or five weeks' stay in Alabama. She went for the purpose of having an operation.
L. L. Weakley and son, Harris, have returned home, after spending a while with his daughter, Mrs. Gregory Petronis, of Tallahassee.
Luther Bowen is very sick with malaria. His mother, Mrs. O. S. Bowen is still improving.
Myrtle Johnson has improved nicely from her case of measles.
R. L. Sweger, candidate for state senator, was visiting in the Concord community Saturday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Darsey and daughter, Sara Frances, visited Mr. and Mrs. M. L. (Mack and Ella) Hinson Monday night.
W. D. Hinson and daughter, Nannie Mae, of Jamieson and Sam Laing of Hinson were visiting Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Hinson Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. D. G. McPherson have gone to Hardaway to visit relatives before going to South Florida.
Several from this community attended the school picnic Friday in Calvary, Ga.
Miss Mary Harrison of Calvary, Ga., spent the week end with Louise Bell.
Mrs. A. C. (Fannie) Wood was visiting Mrs. E. B. (Eliza) Walsh Wednesday afternoon.
L. E. Butler, who has been ill for several weeks, is able to be out again. He was in Quincy on business Saturday forenoon.
Willie Rogers, of the CCC camp, is spending a few days here with home folks.
Friends of Mrs. A. P. Chester are sorry to learn she has been quite ill recently.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Boykin were in Quincy Friday on business.
A number from here enjoyed a few days' trip on the coast last week.
We are sorry to learn of Mrs. Wm. H. Boykin's serious illness.
Dr. O. W. Gardner has been making calls in the community recently.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Walden Cox are glad to learn of the rapid recovery of their young son, Byron, from a severe attack of red measles.
Katherine, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Johnson, is ill with whooping cough.
George Johnson, Jr., and Walter Brinson were seen "robbing bees" in their community Saturday evening.
Gardens and crops in this section are very much improved since the rain which began last Sunday afternoon.
Andrew Finkley of Concord is visiting relatives here this week.
A. D. Brinson was a week end guest of Wallace Gatlin of Gretna.
Mrs. Idell Macon and Mrs. Med Gozy were Saturday evening guests of Mrs. J. O. Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. Isler Butler and children visited relatives in Tallahassee Sunday.
Ace Johnson spent last Monday night with his sister, Mrs. Elmer Rowan, in Sycamore.
Miss Edith Vickers and grandmother spent last Friday with Mrs. J. O. Johnson.
Mrs. S. J. Anderson is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Johnnie Brinkley, this week and will visit relatives in Tallahassee before returning home.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson and children were visiting relatives in Greensboro Sunday.
Miss Louise Smith visited Miss Bertha Brinson Saturday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Smith of Jacksonville are making their home with Mrs. S. J. Anderson, mother of Mrs. Smith.
Death of Robert Rudd
Mrs. Julia Ward of Telogia was the guest of Mrs. S. S. Parramore and other relatives here last week.
Mrs. O. H. Sapp of Quincy was visiting her parents here Wednesday.
E. A. Chester and family of Sycamore were guests at the home of H. D. Todd Sunday.
Mrs. John Gatlin of Tallahassee is enjoying a visit here with her father, B. F. Flournoy.
Mrs. A. C. Duncan was the guest of her sister, Mrs. H. D. Todd, Thursday.
L. L. Owens and A. C. Duncan are recovering from an attack of malaria.
J. E. Maxwell of Quincy was a business visitor here Tuesday.
Miss Gunson Honored
Rev. Joe Barton and family returned home Friday, after an absence of ten days in Midway attending revival services in the Methodist church there. The meeting, as reported by the pastor, was well attended at each service, and there was evidence that the spiritual life of the church was built up and strengthened. Rev. H. G. Cowan, pastor of the Havana Methodist church, did the preaching.
Mrs. Elton Smith has recently returned to her home in Crescent City, after a visit here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Laing. She was accompanied home by her sister, Mrs. O. D. Griffin.
Mrs. R. A. Gray of Tallahassee and Miss Pet Howren of Hinson had a pleasant visit and enjoyed lunch in Quincy Friday with Mrs. T. M. Cumbie and family.
Miss Margaret Martin is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. L. Bibb, in Thomasville, and while there attended the flower show.
Miss Pet Howren spent last week in Tallahassee with Mrs. R. A. Gray. Mr. Gray was in attendance at the general conference in Jackson, Miss.
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Doss of Atlanta are here for a few days' visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Doss.
Mrs. W. J. Gray had a recent visit with her sons in Tallahassee, R. A. Gray and Joe H. Gray, and their families, during which time her 80th birthday came and she was entertained with a dinner at the home of her oldest son, Joe Gray. From Tallahassee she went to visit a niece, Mrs. Tom McPherson, near Greensboro, and returned home Friday.
|Old Mt. Pleasant
Our hearts go out in sympathy to the bereaved family of Thomas Bevis, who was buried in Old Mt. Pleasant cemetery May 8. The burial service was conducted by Rev. Chas. Wattenbarger, of the Chattahoochee Baptist church, in Old Mt. Pleasant church. The large crowd of friends and relatives who gathered to pay the last tribute and the beautiful flowers attested to the love and esteem in which this young man was held. He was 24 years old and a son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bevis. He was a young man of sterling character and gave promise of a wonderful future. He was in an automobile accident on April 29, and lived about ten days, suffering intensely almost continously.
Rev. Finley Patterson, presiding elder of Tallahassee district, preached a most impressive sermon at the morning hour Sunday and immediately afterwards conducted the quarterly conference.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Wood and Winton Martin of Dothan, Ala., spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Martin.
Misses Ruth Alford and Ruby Wills were the week end guests of Miss Mabel Walters of Midway.
School will close here Friday. The grauting exercises will be held in the school auditorium Friday, May 11, at 8:30 o'clock. There are six in the graduating class.
Mrs. Maude Wood of Tallahassee spent the week end here with her daughter, Mrs. Charles Horton.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Clark and grandaughter of Quincy spent Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs. Burnis Clark.
Mrs. Walter Parramore and children of Tallahassee were visiting Mrs. J. W. Booth Sunday.
|Death of Robert Rudd
Our community was shocked early Monday morning when it became know that Robert Rudd, an elderly man of the community, had died suddenly Sunday night from what was supposed to be an attack of acute indigestion, he having died before a physican could be summoned. The funeral was preached about 5 o'clock at Antioch by a minister of the Latter Day Saints church. Interment was in the local cemetery. Mr. Rudd is survived by his widow, Mrs. Alice Parramore Rudd, and six children. A host of grandchildren and other relatives who have our sympathy also survive.
|Death Takes Mrs. Laura Frances Broome
Mrs. Laura Frances Broome, aged 80 years, beloved citizen of Quincy, died at the Gadsden county hospital in this city Friday morning, following an emergency operation for appendicitis which she underwent the previous Monday.
Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Saturday at the Methodist church, with the pastor, Dr. Rembert A. Guy, and Dr. Herbert A. Love, pastor of the Presbyterian church of this city, conducting the service.
Intement was in the family burial lot in the eastern cemetery.
Pall bearers were: James Malone, James Shaw, Oglesby Shaw, Elwood Malone, T. R. Smith, Al Wilson, Rod Shaw, Jr. and Mattauer Griffin, Jr.
The life of Mrs Broome is closely identified with the early history of Gadsden county. She was the daughter of Thomas Richard Smith, of Lunenberg county, Virginia, and deborah Sweet Smith, of Marion District, S. C. She was a granddaughter of John Smith and Martha Wyatt Smith, who came to Gadsden county in 1828, bringing with them the first tobacco seed planted in Gadsden county on what is now South Santa Clara Plantation. She was married in 1881 to Major George W. Haynes, officer in the Confederate Army. Following the war, they lived in Columbus, Ga., where Major Haynes was employed by the federal government, later they moved to their plantation near Attapulgus, Ga., which later was sold to A. Cohn & Co., now the village of Amsterdam. Following the death of Major Haynes, she moved to Quincy where she has since resided. In 1905 she became the wife of Senator James E. Broome, of Quincy, a son of Governor Broome.
Mrs. Broome was actively identified with the church and with charitable and civic institutions of Quincy and her loss will be felt keenly. A woman of strong intellect and a great kind heart, she wielded a strong influence for good. Her death brings to a close a life of service and love to humanity.
One daughter, Mrs. Ethel Haynes Miller, wife of Peter Miller, of New York City, survive her.
|Death Sunday of Mrs. Clara Waller Woodbery
The many friends and relatives of Mrs. Clara Waller Woodbery, of Havana, were greatly shocked to learn of her death which occurred at 7 p. m. Sunday.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday at the Methodist church in Havana. She was laid to rest in Barber cemetery to await the resurrection morning.
Mrs. Woodbery was born March 10, 1953. In early life she joined the church and was a consistent and loyal member as long as she was able to attend, and to the last expressed her faith in God.
In January 1869 she became the wife of Collins Luther Woodbery. Five children were born to this union, the only living ones at this time being Joe Woodbery, of Quincy, and Sam Woodbery, of Havana.
Following the death of her husband ins 1880 she was left lonely and with the care of her children, but she made the best of it and pressed on faithfully to the end. Her quiet and unselfish life endeared her to many who can truthfully say:
"We will miss thee from our home
|Death of Arthur Butler Sunday P. M.
Arthur Butler, 52, died at the Gadsden county hospital in Quincy Tuesday afternoon, where he was taken from his Havana home Sunday after being taken violently ill.
Mr. Butler suffered a leg fracture about four weeks previously and had returned home from the local hospital two weeks before his sudden and unexpected death Tuesday. The deceased was a prominent and well known farmer of Havana.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Presbyterian church of Havana at 4 p. m. today, conducted by Dr. H. A. Love, pastor of the Quincy Presbyterian church. Burial will follow at the Havana cemetery.
Surviving relatives are his widow, two sons, Cecil, at home, and Fred, a student at Wheaton College in Illinois; one daughter, Marjorie, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Woodward, Quincy; Mrs. E. L. Maxwell, Calvary, Ga.; Mrs. J. R. Pickren, Pahokee; three brothers, Charles, Jacksonville; and Ira and Jacob, Calvary, Ga.
The death of this prominent citizen is deeply and sincerely mourned by neighbors and friends.
|Burial of Hugh L. Nicholson Friday
In the little, tree shaded Nicholson cemetery midway between Quincy and Havana the remains of Hugh Lee Nicholson were laid to rest Friday forenoon. Mr. Nicholson died at his home near Quincy Thursday morning.
Services were conducted from the Methodist church in Quincy, of which the deceased was a member and regular communicant for many years, at 10 a. m. Friday. The services were conducted by Rev. R. A. Guy, pastor, assisted by Presiding Elder Finley J. Patterosn, of the Tallahassee district. The Methodist choir snag two of Mr. Nicholson's favorite hymns, "Rock of Ages" and "Asleep in Jesus."
Relatives from a distance attending the services included a son, John, of Tampa, and Mrs. Katie Bare, Atlanta, Ga. Rev. and Mrs. Paul Fletcher, of Plant City, friends of many years standing, were here to attend the services and burial.
A large number of sorrowing friends gatherred at the church and cemetery to pay their last respects to a man who for so many years had been one of this county's most highly esteemed citizens. The floral tributes were many and beautiful.
|Auto Victim Dies At State Hospital
Thomas Krone Bevis, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bevis, of Mt. Pleasant, died at the State Hospital at Chattahoochee, Monday at 10:45 p. m., death resulting from pneumonia contracted following injuries received in an automobile accident in Liberty county April 29, when several others were less seriously injured. He suffered a fractured skull, pelvis and arm.
Mr. Bevis was born and reared in Robertsdale, Ala., and Waycross, Ga., moving to Mt. Pleasant seven years ago where he resided until the time of his death. He attended the Gadsden county high school for one year and was an outstanding member of the G. H. S. football team; later he attended the Southern Military Academy at Greensboro, Ala.
Surviving relatives other than his parents are six sisters, Miss Addie Bevis, Waycross, Ga.; Mrs. Ralph Heide, Mobile, Ala.; Misses Grace, Loretta, and Corrine Bevis, of Chattahoochee, one brother, James Bevis, of Jacksonville.
Burial was made in the Old Mt. Pleasant cemetery Tuesday afternoon, following services in the Methodist church there, conducted by Rev. C. L. Wattenbarger, of the Chattahoochee Baptist church. Active pallbearers were B. E. Martin, P. E. Garry, C. J. McCarthy, C. W. Etheridge, C. P. Green and Marion Runkle.
A large concourse of sorrowing friends attended the funeral, and this combined with a large number of floral offerings attested to the esteem in which this young man was held.
|Chattahoochee Presbyterian Church Notes
Rev. F. Crosley Morgan, D. D., one of the most noted bible teachers in the Southern Presbyterian church, is holding a series of meetings in the Chattahoochee church this week and is expected to continue the services until May 18. Every Sabbath school teacher in the region surrounding Chattahoochee would consider it a previlege to listen to his expositions of the bible if an opportunity afforded to attend. The services are held every afternoon at 4:30 and every night at 8:30 except Saturdays. Dr. Morgan is the son of the famous bible expositor, Rev. G. Campell Morgan, D. D, pastor of the Westminister Congregatinal Church, in London England, and will probably be as well known as his father in the next twenty years.
Mrs. Jas. R. Walker of Gretna church has had an operation for the removal of her tonsils. Her brother in law, Rev. Patrick H. Carmichael, D. D., has recently been chosen as professor of Bible and Religious Education in Columbia Theological Seminary, Atlanta, Ga.
Miss Almena Rogers has received her New Testament from the publication committee of the church and her certificate from the Christian Observer for the perfect recitation of the Child's Catechism in Smyrna Sabbath school.
The annual birthday party of the Woman's Auxiliary is to be held next Monday afternoon on the lawn of Mrs. G. C. Toole's home. The offering is for the relief of home missionaries whose salaries are behind because of the depression and also fro the relief of aged and infirm ministers, their widows and orphans.
Florida Presbytery is convening this week in DeFuniak Springs for the purpose of ordaining Licentiate R. Howard Gould who has been called to the Panama City church.
Mrs. W. O. Bell, and her daughter, Sara, Mrs. Archie Whigham, Miss Marilyn Harden and Mrs. G. C. Toole have been appointed leaders for the Vacation Bible School that is to be held June 18-29. The enrollment in this school last June was 66.
Mrs. Melvin Dietz, of Vernon, Fla., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. D. Howell, Sr., last week.
The grandson of Mrs. I. A. Russ is reported as recovering from his serious illness at Altha, Fla., and Mrs. Russ is expected home in a short time. The little man is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Spear.
W. H. Maxwell had a serious reversal last week in his illness a the Quincy hospital but at his writing is somewhat improved.
Mr. Spielberger of Quincy has been engaged to come to Chattahoochee and take a photograph of the manse debt board, as this was requested by Rev. Dr. Morgan after he discovered what the board's purpose was. There remain only 101 blocks now on which no one has as yet placed a name.
C. S. Dunn and family visited his parents in Cairo, Ga., last Sabbath.
|Miss Hancock Speaks Before Providence Club
The Providence Woman's 4-H Club met at the home of Mrs. John Rowan, with eight members and one visitor present. After the business meeting Mrs. Hancock, county nurse, gave an interesting and helpful demonstration on the care of an invalid in the home, how to bathe a patient and change a bed. Plans were made for a study course on "Hygiene in the Home" for the next few months to be taught by Mrs. Hancock. After the meeting adjourned refreshments of iced punch and cookies were served by Mrs. Rowan and Mrs. Albert Bowen.
|Smith-Woodbery Marriage Saturday
The marriage of Miss Mary Lou Woodbery of this city, and Mr. Eugene Smith, of Havana, was solemnized at 5 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Woodbery, in the presence of a few relatives.
The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. Rembert A. Guy, pastor of the Methodist church. The young couple took their vows before an improvised altar over which was an arch of white covered with ivy. Lighted white candles and baskets of radiance roses completed the scene.
The bride wore a becoming costume of pink triple crepe sheer crepe with accessories in white.
Following the ceremony the bridal couple left for a short wedding trip.
Mrs. Smith is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Woodbery. After her graduation from the Gadsden county high school, class of 1928, she attended Florida State College for Women and also completed a business course.
The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Smith of Hinson. He is a young man of fine business acumen and is superintendent of one of the A. S. T. Corporation plantations near Hinson.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Smith have hosts of friends who will extend best wishes.
|Havana Baptist Church Notes
The Ideal Mother
Special Program Havana Baptist Sunday School by George Hightower
Last Sunday the secretary, J. E. Robinson, announced it as the Sunday school's best record day attendance during his several years as secretary. For the coming Sunday a cordial invitation is extended by the superintendent to come help make it the record honor day for mothers at church.
|Gadsden Girls to Be Graduated from College for Women
Tallahassee, May 8.--The Misses Sara Hinson and Florence Pittman, of Quincy, Miss Nellie Clark of Mt. Pleasant, and Miss Mildred Gunson of Hinson, will be among the 315 candidates for degrees and certificates at the twenty ninth commencement exercises of Florida State College for Women here May 26-28, the roster of graduation shows. Miss Hinson and Miss Gunson are candidates for the A. B. degree in the school of education; Miss Pittman, the two year diploma in junior high school; and Miss Clark, the two year diploma in primary grades.
Of the 315 candidates, 230 are candidates for the bachelor's degree, 6 for the master's degree, 74 for the two year teacher's diploma, and 5 for certificate in music. In addition, 3 of the candidates for the bachelor's degree are also seeking certificates in speech, and 3 certificates in music. Completion of the year's work together with other requirements for graduation prescribed in the college catalogue will be required of all candidates before graduation.
Division of the total number of candidates for the bachelor's degree places 102 in the college of arts and sciences, 93 in the school of educatin, 27 in the school of home economics, and 8 in the school of music. The candidates for the master's degree are listed in the graduate division, and those for the teacher's diploma in the school of education. The seniors seeking certificates in speech and music are in the college of arts and sciences and school of music respectively. Music certificates will be awarded this year in piano, organ and violin.
Jacksonville and Tallahassee, each with 26 candidates, tied for first place among those seeking degrees. Tampa had 19 candidates and Miami 18.
|Baptist Circles Have Regular Gathering
The Circles of the Baptist Woman's Missionary Society met at the following places Monday afternoon for thier regular monthly session:
The Rosa Cox Circle met with Mrs. W. E. Friday, with Mrs. Friday and Mrs. J. M. Freeman as hostesses, with twenty five members and three visitors. The business meeting was in charge of Mrs. B. F. Betts. Mrs. _. N. Parmer had charge of the program.
The Lucy Perkins Cirlce met with Mrs. C. C. Cox with 17 members and one visitor present. Mrs. Quenn Ann Edwards had charge of the business sessopm amd devotional program. The hostess served a sweet course and at the close of the social hour.
Fannie Davis Circle met with Mrs. T. V. SMith with twelve members and Dr. Vines and Mrs. A. D. Mayo present. Mrs. G. O. Cox presided in the absence of chairman, Mrs. W. M. Inman. The $75 goal on building fund was reported reached and Mrs. Mayo will give them $5 for reach the goal before any other cirlce. Hostess served ice cream and cake.
The Nora Gee Circle met at the church with eleven members and one visitor present. Plans were mad to meet at the home of Mrs. Cordy Massey Friday to study a book on Stewardship. Mrs. W. W. Massey will teach the book. Plans were also made for a "May party."
Louise Love Circle met at the home of Mrs. H. J. Davis, Jr., with Mrs. George McKeown as joint hostess. Seventeen members and one visitor attended this meeting. Mrs. j. T. Prine had charge of the devotional. The circle members were urged to meet at the home of Mrs. L. M. __ Tuesday for study course. Ice cream, sandwiches and punch were served.
|Births of Daughters
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hightower of Havana announce the birth of a nine pound daughter, born to them at their home Monday night.
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Fowler at their country home two miles west of Quincy Monday morning.
|Chattahoochee Girl Honored at College
Miss Etna Cook, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Cook, of Chattahoochee, has just been honored at Southern College at Lakeland. She has been elected president of the Phi Delta sorority and has also been named secretary of the woman's house government association.
Claude Harden, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Harden, of Mt. Pleasant, has likewise been honored at the same college by being named secretary of the Beta Mu fraternity. He graduated from the Mt. Pleasant school two years ago.
|Entertain Friends at Camp On Lake
Mr. and Mrs. James Cox, Mr. and Mrs. Sanford May, Dr. and Mrs. Geo. Allen McDearmid and Mrs. W. A. McDearmid not only enjoyed an outing and fish fry at the Star Camp on Lake Talquiin, but at the same time entertained quite a group of their friends last Thursday afternoon and evening.
The camp was recently leased by D. D. Maxwell from B. J. Butler, and the new oerator is making numerous improvements that will add to the popularity of the place, and also to the convenience of visitors. Additonal cottage room is soon to be built, says Mr. Maxwell. The place has its own electric lighting system, and is splendidly equipped with swings, benches and tables--an ideal place for an outing and dinner.
Annette McFarlin, young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack McFarlin, celebrated her 13th birthday anniversary Friday evening by entertaining about thirty of her friends with a weiner roast at the Cotillion club.
|For County Commissioner
With the announcement this week of D. E. (Jack) Gee for county commissioner from the First District the race in this district becomes a three cornered one, with E. H. Slappey, incumbent, and Potter Woodbery the other candidates. Mr. Gee is a well known citizen of Havana, who announced his intentions some weeks ago of becoming a candidate.
|Card of Thanks
We thank our friends for the many kind deeds and the beautiful floral offerings during the sickness and death of our dear mother. May God bless you all.--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Woodbery and family, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Woodbery and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Bentley announce the arrival of a seven pound baby girl, born May 8, at the home of H. L. McPherson. The baby has been named Patricia Ann. Mrs. Bentley will be remembered as Miss Inez McPherson of Greensboro and Sycamore.
|Give Buffet Supper
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Scarborough and Mr. and Mrs. Angus Gholson entertained with a buffet supper Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Scarborough in Chattahoochee in honor of Mrs. Joe Fines of Los Angeles, Cal., who is the guest of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. B. F. Barnes, of Chattahoochee. Among those present from Quincy were Mr. and Mrs. Rod Shaw, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Wilson and Mrs. James Love.
Frank L. Sutherland, inmate of the State Hospital for the Insane at Chattahoochee, who fled the institution with another man named LaVain, was taken into custody in Quincy last Friday morning by Deputy Sheriff Otho Edwards and Patrolman Wynne. He was turned over to an attendant from the hospital and returned to that institution Friday afternoon. It was learned that LaVain had sent a telegram to a relative from Tallahassee, but officers there failed to apprehend the man.
|Six to Graduate at Mt. Pleasant
The Mt. Pleasant high school is to hold its graduation exercises Friday night, May 11, at 8:30 in the high school auditorium. Dr. Kathryn Abbey, of the Woman's College, is to be the speaker of the evening.
Diplomas will be given to the following graduates: Vicy Ellis, Ovalon Harden, Charles Dennison, Marie Parramore, Helen Powell and Grace Smith.
The program will be as follows:
Processional; invocation, Rev. J. E. Skipper; salutatory, Helen Powell; solo, Ruth Alford; valedictory, Ovalon Harden; address, Dr. Katheryn Abbey; presentation of diplomas, Superintendent C. H. Gray; announcements; benediction, Rev. J. E. Skipper; recessional.
|Will Visit Son
O. P. Green, well known Greensboro farmer, has gone to Ft. Bragg, N. C., to spend the summer with his son, Roy Green. It has been his custom to spend the summers there, since he has retired from active farm life.
|Clothes and Purses Stolen from Kittles
Two purses, a suit of men's clothing and a lot of lingerie comprised the loot of robbers who last Sunday afternoon invaded the home of Mr. and Mrs. K. W. Kittle in Burmah Heights. The boldness which characterized the theft indicates that local talent, familiar with the habits of Mr. and Mrs. Kittle, are the guilty parties. The Kittles had just departed from their home, to make a trip to the ice plant, when they noted a car drive up to their place. Thinking the parties were relatives, the Kittles continued on their way, intending to return in a brief time. On their return they failed to find any visitors, but did note that they had been the victims of thieves.
|Body of Itinerant Remains Unclaimed
The body of a man identified as Fred Roberts, aged 73, of Tuscon, Arizona, who died at the Gadsden county hospital April 16, remains unclaimed at the Faircloth Funeral Home. The man, in an unconscious condition, was found alongside the road, five miles east of Quincy, by a motorist who brought him to the hospital. He died shortly after arriving at the hospital.
His identity was established through records at Camp Foster, where he had resided some time. He left the camp April 12 to return to Tuscon. The man is said to have had no immediate relatives. At the camp he gave the name of a Dr. Purcell, of Tuscon, as his next friend. Dr. Purcell has not responded to messages which have been sent him by Milton Bevis, of the Faircloth Funeral Home.
|Daughter Born Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Long are the parents of a baby girl, Marjorie Ann, born to them at their home at Midway Sunday. The day on which the child was born was also the birthday of its father.
|Gives Organ Recital
Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Munroe, who have been guests at the home of Dr. Munroe's brother, Dr. R. L. Munroe, returned to their home in Jacksonville yesterday. Dr. and rs. Munroe attended the organ recital given by their daughter, Miss Julia M. E. Munroe at the State College in Tallahassee Tuesday evening. Others attending Miss Munroe's recital were Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Munroe, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Blake, Miss Julia Munroe and Miss Annie Sowell.
|Negro Gets 60 Days on Assault Charge
Pleading guilty before County Judge E. M. Dyal to a charge of aggravted asault, Harrison Vickers, negro, was sentenced Saturday to pay a fine of $15 and costs or serve 60 days at hard labor. He was snet to join Superintendent Luten's road gang.
Harrison was arrested after inflicting painful wounds on another negro, Abel Jakes, at Greensboro recently.
|Greensboro Chapter of Future Farmers In District Contest|
Represented at Graceville Meeting by Paul Smith Friday Evening
Greensboro Chapter of Future Farmers of America held the annual Chapter speaking contest Thursday night, for the purpose of selecting a winner to represent the chapter in a district contest which was held at Gracevillel Saturday night.
Paul Smith was awarded first place and received first prize. He also entered the district contest and placed third. His subject was "A live at home program as a farm relief measure."
Marco Clark ran Paul a close race and was awarded second prize. Melvin Clark placed third. Other entrants were Mahue Rowan and James McIver.
The contest was very successful from the student standpoint because each boy wrote his own manuscript.
Judges for the occasion were Prof. J. Lewis Hall, principal of Mt. Pleasant high school; Prof. G. H. Mears, principal of Greensboro high school, and Mrs. H. O. Strickland, science teacher of Greensboro high school.
|Greensboro Women Taken to Hospital
Mrs. Essie Wells, of Greensboro, last Friday was taken to a hospital in Bainbridge for an emergency operation for appendicitis. Her condition is now reported as satisfactory.
Miss Stella Connor, also of Greensboro, was brought to the Gadsden county hospital on the same day for a similar operation. She is reported as improving.
|Lester and Maxwell Improve at Hospital
A. N. Lester, of Quincy, and Walter H. Maxwell, of Gretna, both well known Gadsden countians, who serveral days ago submitted to surgical operations at the hospital in this city, are reported as improving. This will be welcome news to their many friends and acquaintances. Lester suffered from appendicitis, while Maxwell had intestinal obstruction. The latter submitted to two operations.
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