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Beach Combings
Mr Henry Baker captured 24 mul
let at one throw of the cast net this
week And they were not small fish
either A good catch
Mr G B Thompson received a large
t consignment of cypress shingles on
Fridays Tarpon from Apalachicola
> with which he will reshingle his resi
f Mr John Davis an old resident and
4 prominent citizen of Nixon died Fri
day morning last He was buried at
Youngs Saturday afternoon i Rev
Parker conducted the services
Work upon the building of McKen
zie Brothers in which is to be install
ed the bottling works and a meat
market is progressing well and pro
4 bably both institutions will be run
ing before another week passes
The stork visited the residence of
Martin G Post on Sunday leaving a
pretty baby girl who vas named
a Margaret Eiizahethj to cheer the
hearts of the parents and grand
K parents Mother and child are both
doing well
Rev E W Roberts states that
owing to Quarterly Conference being
held here on June 15th and 16th
when services will be field here at 11
f a m on both days there will not be
preaching here next Sunday June
Oth Sunday school will be held as
Visual at 3 p m
Mr J W Masker St Andrews
popular photographer made a busi
ness visit here Monday afternoon
i Mr Masker states that he is doing
and is also doing much in the way of
views He will soon be equipped with
a launch of his own so that he may
a go to a point on the Bay where his
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lib Gulf COat Development Co
hav donated a choice lot on the cor
ner of Grace avenue and Fifth street
to the Baptist chutch5 upon which
that ddnonijnation Will at some future
time erect a find church building
Mr R ljt McKenzie states that he
Will give ten per Cents toward the
building of the church cost what it
may Where are the bthei nine who
will doas ttilY2
The Gulf beach was visited by many
last Sunday who went to see the
effects of the gale in hurling the waves
on to the beach The sent wlis one
that is rarely sitipassett the heavy
gale of the day bringing on to the
fchorcs immense waves that breaking
would throw the spray high into the
air Messrs Jenks Ward McLellan
i anal Jernigan formed a party who
went from Panama City in the launch
Leo lore
Our citizens have contributed quite
a sum to uniform Atid equip the base
ball boys and When they receive their
outfit the club will make rather fine
appearance John A Hogeboom has i
been elected captain of the team and
Mr G H McKenzie is treasurer of
the club Several older boys such as
Rei Hogeboom Marion Jenks Oscar
r McKenzie and Bob McLellan are giv
ing the young fellows pointers on the
As stated last week the PILOT is
very anxious to have a regular corre
spondent at each post office or settle
ment in the southern part of this
county and along the Peninsula in
Oalhoun county In no other way
can we weekly lay before our readers
at distant points just what advantages
we possess and what is being done
s here Every one has niore or less
influence and the PILOT wishes to be
the medium through which that In
t fluence may be felt to the largest
Complaints have been received at
this office thatson1e of rubscriber C
did not receive their papers last week
1 4 A copy war placed in the post office
here for every subscriber rnd they
i V should have reached all points on the
Bay not later than Saturday morning
Anyone vho did not receive a copy 1
J > will confer a favor by reporting the
same to us and we will furniflb cop
of the missing number This request
r also applies to all future shortages
r The mail service is not that compli
ry cated in this section that there need
rQ e any < My or lossof mail
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A Bible reading arid study is to be
instituted by the ladies of Andrews
the initial meeting to be held at the
M E church at 3 p m today Rev
F Wineman will have charge of the
Captained by the Rev E W Roberts
quite a few of our citizens turned out
Tuesday forenoon and cleared off the
M E church lot It is a very pretty
spot and the members of this church
hope to begin the erection of a parson
age on the lot at once
Mr Oscar McKenzie a Taylor
Postcn attended church id Sunday
school at St Andrew 1i day last
On their way thither thin over a
rattlesnake that they a was over
six feet in length and pi onately
large around As thesti oung men
were going to church at f time the
story must be accepted given
Mr J M Brown and jns Sam J
and Fletcher arrived a nama City
this week and will spe dome time
here Mr Brown may co Sue to erect
a business block upon Jhj 1ot near the
bank corner
i Ont1 e Gu1 Coast > Opppsite a7Cit3i t onda
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Rapid Progress Made
Extension of Train Service on the
Atlanta St Andrews B R R
Reports of work being done on the
Atlanta St Andrews Bay R R re
ceived this week are very encourag
ing A good force is at the grading
all along the line the steam shovel
is now ill the big dut liear tile lake
ready to begin work there and
rails are being laid daily Super
intendent Dourer is right at the front
all the time and pushing the work
as fast as it can be hustled
A Y has been put in at Round
Lake and such terminal switches will
be completed there this week as will
permit o f through train s being run
from Dothan to that point It is
stated that a regular passenger and
freight service will at once be inau
gurated and trains will then run daily i
between Round Lake and Dothan
That means that we have a railway
station some miles nearer here than
before and it is probable thatmany
who have been driving through from
lower Alabama and Georgia will here
after take the train to Round Lake
and a hack from there through This
will shorten the trip considerably
Railway Cinders
We clip tae following items relative
to one our roads from the Chip icy
Verdict of May 31st
Fifteen flat cars arrived this week
for the B C St A Ry
President Gordon of the B C
St A Ry took a trip up the L N
yesterday to try and find out what
has become pf the rails for his road
now long overdue
Work on the B S St A R R
continues and it is forging ahead
briskly Some changes have been
made in the course formerly laid out
on the lower portion of the line and
the engineering corps are now busy
locating the new route A large force
of men and tenons are employed by
those in charge of the grading
Mr L F Miller a of the B C St
A B R R reached Chipley on Sun
day last His arrival is expected to
start active operations again in r the
construction Qf the roain1erof tI t
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Mr L 0 Gay of Gay Was a visitor
here Monday
Mr and Mrs W B Parker visited
Panama City on Sunday last
Mr A J Gay left on Tuesday for
DeFuniak Springs and Cllipley
Mrs M B Jenks of St Andrew was
a caller at the PILOT office to day x
E M Goodson attended the mason
ic lodge at Parker oil Saturday last
Mr Dick Lewis representing the
Lewis Bear Drug Co was in town on
Mr David Ward oculist visited
Panama City and other Bay points
this week
Mr H H Mock has been very ill
the past few days Dr Jansenius has
been in attendance
Ir W H Parker was doing some
surveying for Mr Charles Bracken on
Tuesday of this week
Mr J J Ward made a flying trip to
Farmdale and East ba YP oirtts in Capt
Deshazos launch on Tuesday
Mr G B Faulk B Faulk and two
sons of Dothan Ala were visitors
at Panama City this week Tuesday
Mrs G H MeKeiizie spent Tues
day evening at St Andrews the guest
of Mrs Drummond and Mrs Z V
Porter 4
Mr W lL Parker of Parker was
in town Monday resterday he was
engaged surveying on RlL Bakers
property on the beach just west
of Panama City
Mrs W W Green is having a very
neat fence built alongthe beach front
of the Panama City Hotel This im
provement will add much to the
beauty of the place
Mr Ernest Wood chief engineer of
the A St A B R Rcame into
town last evening He is doing some
work on this end of tire line this
The Alabama Brenau at Eufaula
closed its yearly term May 29th and
Miss Alia Juanita Green of our city
who has been in attendance the past
year is expected honfSlwithin a few
day t
Mr W H Priest General Manager iI
Southern Timber Co t9f Vicksburg I
Fla Mr D M Dismnke Secretary
and Treasurer Southern Timber Co
Vicksburg Fla MrJHf Davis Vile
President Southern Timber GoM Daw
son Ga Mr Savage Timber Fore
man for the SaleDavis Coapd Ph
Tom Garvin of Anderson Fla spent
last Sunday hr c with M r R i Me
KenZle at tk fllJpJ Hotel
Mr and Mrs J N Forbes left on
the Tarpon last Friday for a visit
at their old home in Hornell N Y
This is their first return to that point
since their coming to this place from
there over 20 years ago
Mr Hallett was at this place Satur
day and Sunday taking pictures This
is his second trip here and he is not
through yet He intends to come
over next week again
Bathing is a great sport here Our
beach front is noted for its cleanli
ness and magnificent extent
Mr Will Railsback who is now run
ning the North Bay mail boat was
here Sunday visiting his home folks
Messrs Fenters Hodge and Spicer
all of the steamer J P Williams came
home for Sunday
Rev F Wineman will begin a series
of meetings here next Sunday June
9th to last as long as interest may
Mr E Ayars reports having ripe
peaches and tomatos at his home
place on Pearl Bayou Sunday last
As I saw a very cordial invitation
in the PILOT for correspondents I
will give a little news from Croman
After the services Mr C Forbes took
a small party to St Andrew in his
pretty little launch the Usay
Needless say the afternoon passed
all too soon
Mrs Bates entertained a very few
of her friends at luncheon at her beau
tiful home today in honor of her
birthday Every one pronounced her
a delightful hostess May she live to
enjoy many happy returns
The entire family connection of
Mrs lneyenjoyed a reunion afc her I
home last Sunday where a picture of
her was made with her children and
grand children gathered around her
Last Thursday the people of this
place celebrated Decoration Day
The pregram consisted of songs reci
tations and addresses by the soldiers
The school children deserve much
credit The grave of the one soldier
resting there was lovingly remem
bered by many beautiful floral tri
Success and long life to our breezy
little paper the PILOT Come along
correspondents and lets help to make
it the best paper in the South
I Port News
Mr Lew Wright expects to make
a trial trip with the Monarch on Sat
The Oleo Capt Ware with Wes
Gwaltney and McDonald left on
Thursday last for Pensacola
The Lucy H in charge of Capt C
Anderson left on Monday for Pensa
cola loaded with naval stores
The Martha Lillian Capt Hassel
burg left on Tuesday for the snapper
banks and from there goes to Mobile
Capt Frank Witherill took a load of
lumber in the Leonore from Millville
to Dr Booths at Gay on Tuesday
Mr Frank Menge shipped on the
Lucy H last week Owing to the
storm Saturday evening and Sunday
the boat did not get away until the
fore part of this week
The tug Simpson with a barge load
ed with brick and machinery for the
German American Lumber Cos mill
at Millville came in Tuesday morn
ing It started back to Pensacola
with a barge of lumber Wednesday
The Tarpon arrived from Apalachi
cola at noon Friday and left at o p
m for Pensacola East bound it ar
rived at 3 p m yesterday getting
away late in the evening for Apala
chicola They had a full cargo of
miscellaneous freight
The U S Coast Survey steamer
Hydrographer came into thq bay at 1
p m today and anchored off Buena
Point We were unable to learn her
mission here but trust that it maybe
be in connection with i roSUjyey oi
this Bay
I I St Andrew j
One of yesterdays arrivals on th
Tarpon was lIr Eisenberg a traveling
Miss Ethel Brainard went to Vernon
Saturday last to attend the teachers
Mr T A Hutchinson of Bonifay
has been stopping with Mr B F
Thompson the past week
lir W W Whidden and wife of
Dothan have been stopping with Mr
B F Thompson for some time past
Mrs J R Thompson returned
from a visit at the old homestead a
Eonfina on Wednesday evening of
last week
Miss Forrester is home from school
at Tallahassee accompanied by a
young lady friend They came on
the Tarpon yesterday
Mrs Russel son and daughter and
Mr Gray from Blakely Oa are stop
ping at the Annex They expect to
remain two or three weeks
Mr Daniel and Mr Kelly of Mari
anna arrived this week and are pre
paring places for others of their
people who will soon be here
Miss Young goes to Vernon this
week as a member of the examining
committee at the annual examination
by the county superintendent of
Mrs John Milton Jr and children
and Mrs J N Crigler and children
of Marianna are expected at Old
Town ere long for their summer so
journ on the Bay
Mr and Mrs F A Witherill enter
tained small party at cards on Fri
day evening in honor of Mrs A A
Wright and two sons A very enjoy
able time was had
Mr and Mrs L M Ware have the
sympathy of their many friends in the
loss of their baby born on Monday
last We are pleased to report that
Mrs Ware is recovering8 nicely
The Mariati iK pi li6ates lili t Mrs f
Slaughter and daughter Gladfsf flrfK a IK
and Mrs S A Daffin and baby and
the Misses Susie and nlwllVuttJon i
had left for the Bay They will pro
bably reach here today
Mr John Harper of Ohipley came
in on last nights mail boat from Bay
Head to remain a day or so He will
return within a few weeks with his
family and build a residence on the I
lot just east of the old sanitarium
A week ago today Capt Bert Ware
with the Martha Lillian took a party
of St Andrews people out to the snap
per banks for a days sport The fish
ing was all that could be desired and
the catch amounted to about 400 fish
weighing nearly a ton One 132 pound
Warsaw was among the number This
was caught by Mr Forrester A fine
time was had and Chef Bradshaw
served up a generously good lunch
The crew consisted of Capt Hassel
burg Paul Mellieu Tom Burke Roy
Ecker and Rod Wilcox while those
with Capt Bert were Messrs Ed
Day T Wilcox Sam Surber 0 C
Clarkson B Forresterand Leather
Mr Bert Ware has the credit of
growing the first watermelons which
have ripened hereabouts to our know
edge Bert has a fine garden and 3
we have seen some very choice vege
tables which were grown therein
Quite a number of our young men
went to St Andrew last evening te
I institute an Epworth League Owing
to some of the blanks and printing
matter failing to arrive the starting
of the League was postponed until
next Sunday at 330 p m when a
meeting for that purpose will be held
in the Methodist church at St Andrew
All are cordially invited to attend
Among those stopping at the
Panama City hotel this week we noted
Mr Ben Hancock of Welles Kahn Co
Pensacola Mr R O Hancock repre
senting a Mobile drug firm Mr Bel
cher of the Diamond Food Co
Chicago two representatives of Swift
Co Chicago and Mr Lester repre
senting a hardware and mill supply
Co of Mobile
The Panama City Heal Estate Co
have been appointed local agents for
the Florida Life Insurance Co They
will also soon have a good line of
Fire Insurance Companys and then
the people around the bay can obtain
fife or life insurance without going to t
the trouble and expense that they g
have had to heretofore Step by step ji
we get into line and each week adds < i j
E something our growth end Develop l 1
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