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Transcribed by Margie Travis


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 15 AUGUST 1919

HIGHLAND

Burton WIMBERLY of Madison arrived Sunday for a visit with the family of his uncle H. C. WIMBERLY. Mr. WIMBERLY has lately returned from overseas duty and saw much active service having been with the ambulance corps. He was twice awarded the Croix de Guerre and modestly says he won them by giving a French General a package of American cigarettes.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 3 FEBRUARY 1922

WARD - HAISLOP

Mr. W. C. WARD and Miss Louise HAISLOP were married by County Judge R. A. GREEN in his office on January 28. Mr. WARD is a highly respected employee of the Powell & Powell naval store company, while his bride is a daughter of Mr. Robert HAISLOP a prosperous farmer of the Water Oak section. She is very popular with a large circle of friends and much happiness is predicted for the young couple.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 28 AUGUST 1925

IN COUNTY JUDGES COURT

D. W. BOREE charged with desertion of his wife and children and non child support plead not guilty before Judge GARDINER. He had been arrested on a complaint of Alice BOREE but in the preliminary hearing the proscuting witness acknowledged that BOREE was not her husband and that they were never married. BOREE discharged.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 31 MARCH 1922

LAWTEY

Brooks STARLING and family moved back to Lawtey a few days ago from Mulberry where they had been for two years.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 8 JUNE 1923

BENNETT - STARLING

Mr. R. D. BENNETT of Jacksonville and Miss Lizzie STARLING of Lawtey were united in marriage by Judge GREEN at his office last Tuesday afternoon. Mr. BENNETT is the eldest son of Richard BENNETT deceased is a highly respected and industrious young man. At present he holds a responsible position with a large saw mill in Jacksonville. His bride is the attractive and talented daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. STARLING and is a favorite with a large circle of friends. The young couple left on the 6 o'clock train for their home in Jacksonville. Their many friends wish them all the happiness.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 14 SEPTEMBER 1923

LAWTEY

Miss Lena FRIGO of Jacksonville is spending this week here with relatives and friends. Miss Lena FRIGO and Della BLANCHARD were the guest Monday of Mrs. W. E. TORODE at the cottage of Kingsley Lake.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 28 SEPTEMBER 1923

HIGHLAND

Robert L. CREWS arrived Monday to relieve his brother W. G. CREWS as railroad section foreman. Mr. CREWS and family are moving to Fernandina where he will have charge of a section.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 14 DECEMBER 1923

STARKE
LETTERS TO SANTA CLAUS

Dear Santa I will drop you a few lines to let you know to bring me something for Christmas. Bring me a big walking and sleeping doll for Christmas and carriage to ride it in and some fruit and some candy to eat and a pair of socks and a looking glass for Christmas. Donie RIVERS Box 157


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 30 NOVEMBER 1923

MINUETS OF THE SCHOOL BOARD

Widows pensions approved as follows:

Belle THOMAS Brooker $8.00
Emma BRYANT Starke $3.00
Georgia HILLIARD Starke $10.00 for the first month


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 2 OCTOBER 1936

HIGHLAND

Mrs. J. B. CARRUTHERS of Jacksonville visited her sister Mrs. Ruth MARR here recently.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 1 JUNE 1923

HIGHLAND

Mrs. G. W. PARKER left Sunday for Jacksonville where Mr. PARKER will join her in a few days to make that city their home. Mr. and Mrs. PARKER have sold their home and chicken farm here to Mr. and Mrs. WILLIAMS of Jacksonville. Mrs. WILLIAMS and son Ben have already taken charge of the farm and Mr. WILLIAMS and children will arrive in a day or two.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 9 MAY 1924

Those from here who attended the dance at Earlton Beach Thursday night were Mr. and Mrs. S. A. BRYAN, Mrs. D. L. RIGBY, Myrtle and Pearl REDDISH. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. BRYAN and Mrs. D. L. RIGBY visited relatives in Lawtey and Highland Sunday.

LAWTEY - Misses Sidney, Louise and Onie RICHARDSON of Umatilla were guest last week of their sister Mrs. L. A. MARR. Mrs. L. A. MARR and children visited relatives in Sanford.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 23 FEBRUARY 1923

LAWTEY

An airplane exhibition was scheduled Thursday afternoon but owing to engine trouble, only two flights were made, W. H. EDWARDS, Roy VAUGHN, Volley KELLY and Percy STARLING making the flight.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 14 DECEMBER 1917

Captain S. A. BRYAN, roadmaster of Seaboard Air Line is spending the week at his old home at Marshalville, Ga. While in that locality he will take a look at the army camp at Macon and visit some other points of interest.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 14 DECEMBER 1917

TWO MORE BRADFORD COUNTY BOYS DIE AT S.C. CAMP

Othello HARDEN and Preston HARNAGE Give Their Lives For Country

Two more Bradford county young men have died at the training camp. This time the deaths occurred at Columbis, S.C. and were among the boys who left here on November 20th. This sad news is contained in a letter written on December 10th by Charley POWELL to Frank HOLLINGSWORTH, of Starke. Mr. POWELL writes that Othello HARDEN, of Lulu, died on Sunday night, December 9th, from some cause unknown to him. Preston HARNAGE, of Raiford, died on Monday, December 10th, of spinal meningitis, this disease having broke out in camp. He writes also that Bryant GRIFFIS, Grace COOPER, Sidney GRIFFIS, Andrew GREEN and Mason ELIXSON are in the hospital, but does not know the nature of their illness. Among those who went away on the 20th J. W. WHITE, of Lulu, Noah HOWARD, of Lawtey, and James GRIFFIS of Lawtey, failed to pass the physical examination and have been discharged. The death of these young men casts a pall of sorrow over the entire county, and their families have the tender sympathy of everyone.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 14 DECEMBER 1917

TEN MORE MEN CERTIFIED FOR ARMY SERVICE ARE NOW SUBJECT TO ORDERS OF THE LOCAL BOARD

Ten more Bradford county men have been certified for service in the army by the District Exemption Board and they are now subject to the orders of the Local Board. These men are as follows:

985 - Elisha W. WILKINSON, Sapp
416 - Clifford Clifton TAYLOR, Nichols
666 - Arthur Boman WILLIAMS, Starke
63 - Julius HOGAN, Lawtey
617 - Isaac Blake CARLTON, Starke
863 - Richard JAMES, Hampton
141 - Titus SPEED, Brooklyn 1159 - Hezekiah McCLORE, New River
1168 - Lawson FOSTER, New River
1109 - Alonzo Drew NOBLE, Ft. Ogden


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 30 NOVEMBER 1917

WANTS NEWS FROM HOME

Private B. E. DYAL, a son of Mr. and Mrs. George E. DYAL, of Raiford, writes to have his name enrolled on the mailing list of the Telegraph. Private DYAL volunteered soon after the declaration of the war and has been in the service of the country ever since. He is at present attached to the base hospital corps at Chattanooga, Tenn. His address is Chattanooga, Tenn. care of Base Hospital, Military Branch.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 30 NOVEMBER 1917

GENERAL NEWS ITEMS

Last week, Mr. B. J. SAPP, of New River, carried a load of cotton to Lawtey and on his return trip the mule took fright and ran away, throwing Mr. SAPP out and breaking his right shoulder. Mr. SAPP has certainly been unfortunate lately, for it is just a few weeks ago when he was thrown from a wagon load of hay and had his left shoulder dislocated.


Last Saturday Mr. Math SAPP met with a painful accident at his home near New River while cranking an auto for Mr. Ray ROBERTS. The engine backfired and the whirling crank broke his arm.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 25 JULY 1919

EAST OF STARKE

Boon and Eugene GRIFFIS and Sam RHODEN have recently returned home from the army after receiving a honorable discharge. All these boys have been overseas and have fought in one or more battles while over there.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 9 MAY 1919

HIGHLAND

Private A. H. WILKINSON is home on a 10 day furlough. He is stationed at St. Louis, Missouri.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 4 OCTOBER 1918

EVERGREEN

J. W. GRIFFIS and son Pasco visited Starke. Gordon GRIFFIS and sister, Miss Frances and aunt, Miss Emma GRIFFIS, visited J. W. GRIFFIS.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 22 AUGUST 1919

 

Miss Flossie REYNOLDS returned Friday from Gainesville where she has been attending summer school. Miss REYNOLDS was accompanied home by Miss L. A. WHETHERBEE of Central City, Iowa. Miss WHETHERBEE left Monday for St. Cloud.


BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH - 22 MAY 1914

MAXVILLE

Last Saturday L. E. NORTH and Heck McPHERSON participated in an alligator hunt which resulted in the killing of one alligator 7 feet and 3 inches in length. They tried in vain to capture their game alive and finally shot him.



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