The Democrat. (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 10, 1902 Page: 3 of 8
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Collin County Gleanings. jf
Items Prom Adjacent Towns,
Villages and Coinmunitias of
a General Interest.
Mrs. Will Groves is Quite sick.
Miss Lillie Beard of Van AI-
styne visited Melissa friend* Sun-
day and Suuduy night.
Mrs. M. A. Haney aud Mr.
Will Haney of Bonhain are visit-
ing Mr- and Mrs. and Mrs] J. \\h.
Douglas and Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Morgan. Mrs. Haney will be
here some time.
Mesdames Burton and Joe An-
thony of MoKinney have been
visiting out at "Belmont Farm"
Mr. S. O. Scott's.
Bro. J. H. H. Burnitt of the
Christian church Oak Cliff
preached here Sunday morning
and Sunday evening.
Mi«s Fanny Bomar visited
Miss Elsie Graves last week.
Quite a number of young peo-
ple from Stiff's Chapel came over
Sunday to hear Bro. Burnitt.
Mrs. A. L. Shirlej has been
sick with la grippe.
Mis. A. M. Douglas has had
Mrs. J. W. Douglas has been
on the sick list.
Mr. W. Osbourne has been
Miss Maggie King is visiting
Miss Sanstrom of uear Anna.
Miss Maggie King, Junior C. E.
Supt. gave an Easter entertain-
ment with her Juniors at Christ-
ian church. The children show-
ed with what care they had been
trained and their efforts were
crowned with success. They held
the large audience enrapt for
nearly two hours. Their enter-
ment was fine and much enjoyed
The M. I. C. met with Miss
Lena Gibson Thursday after-
noon. Members present: the
Misses Reed, Douglas, Gibson
and Mrs. Dr. Hunter. The pro-
gram for the evening was good
Opening with Quotations from
Lady of the Lake. Current
events were next discussed. A
paper was then read by Mrs. Dr.
J. E, Hunter, 'The Life of Sir
Walter Scott," which was fine.
Also Miss Mary Lou Keed gave
us a synopsis of "The Lady of
the Lake," which was much ap-
preciated. Another subject was
discussed by the member?, "The
Best Way to Read a Book,"
Dainty refreshments were served
by our hostess and we left her
wishing for many such returns of
the afternoon. Meet next Thurs-
day afternoon with Mrs. Hunter.
Mrs. W. M. Merritt visited her
lister, Mis. Haney of Bouham at
Pike, April 5.—Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. (Bud) Williams' buby has
been very sick.
Mrs. T. W. Norman is on the
Mrs. Matilda Ready was kicked
by a mule last Sunduy, receiving
serious injury. She is some bet-
ter at this writing, but is yet iu a
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Miller are
the proud parents of u boy, born
Thursday, April 3.
Prof. Banks is conducting a
singing school bore, with un aver-
age attendance of 60.
Henry Kelley returned from
Georgia where he has been for
the benefit of his health and to
visit his grandparents.
Orel Pinkerton and Misses
Nannie and Belle Handley of Da-
venport visited the singing school
J. D. Wilson and family went
to Leonard F 'ay, the 4th.
The girls of 5th, 6th and 7th
grades in school took an outing
on Bear creek April 1, "All fools'
day." Of course they had a
C- C. Wheelis went to Celeste
Miss Eula Harlowe is taking a
week's vacation from her music
class at this place. She will le-
turn from here home at Celeste
and resume charge of her class
Foote. April 7,—All crops and
gardens look fine.
Mn. John Wright is very sick.
One of Dutch Stripland'a chil-
dren was bitten last Friday by a
copperhead snake. It is getting
along all right now.
Some few have been losing
some of their cattle. Don't know
what is the cause.
Mrs. Andrew Lewis was called
by telephone to Renner to see bis
siek sister, Mrs. Counts, last
E. P. Cox attended Easter ser-
vices at Walnut Grove last Sun-
Mrs. Grundy Lewis is sick.
Capt. J. F. Rhea left lust Fri-
day for St. Louis to spend several
J. A. Crutcher attended the
Tioga land sale.
Our school will be out April 25,
Jim Faulkner and Jim vVilson
were elected trustees at Bowlby.
Rev. Wilbanks preached to a
large audience at Bowlby Sunday
morning, in the evening he and
several others met at the home of
Joe Blackwell and had services
with his invalid wife.
Edgar Crutcher's hand is get-
ting well now. The physician
got a thorn % of an inch long
which had been in his hand ten
Tom Holowuy of Sanger spent
several days with his sister, Mrs.
Joe Blackwell lust week.
L. L. Hand is at home with his
family. He has been out canvass-
ing for tax collector. He is an
honest and upright citizen.
Tioga, April 7th.—The sale
was a success, although the rain
fell Thursday night and Friday.
Messrs. Mayhew aud Cantrell
of McKinney are doing some nice
painting for the Tioga Mineral
Walker Lewis of Gainesville,
formerly of McKinney, is doing
some plumbing work for the Tioga
Mineral Wells Co,
• *- "it.
J. A. Crutcher of McKinney
was here at the sale and stayed a
Mr. licndrix of near McKinney
was here on business a few days.
S. II. Foster was in McKinney
the last of last week on business.
He 9iiys everything is looking nice
Miss Amy Crowderof McKin-
ney has accepted a position with
the Tioga Mineral Wells Co. She
had just graduated in the McKin-
ney Business College.
Mr. Thotnason of Kingston but
who it now attending McKinney
Business College was a visitor to
Raines' mineral wells a few days
Donna, April 7.—A. F. Arm-
brister has been down from Le-
high. I. T., visiting home folks.
Among the nek are: the infant
of Isaac Coda, Mi's. Carpenter,
Mrs. Julia Wilder, the little son
of John Hendrix and Mrs. T. L.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Clarke 27th prox , a daughter.
G. W. West Sundayed with
C. W. Coffey leaves today for
the Indian Territory.
Grandma Wilson died the 27th
of last month at the home of her
daughter. Mrs. Press.
Rev. Watson of Princeton
preached to our people yesterday.
John Randies and son Sam were
in McKinney Wednesday.
Mi's. Burnctte Coffey of Red
Oak spent last night with Mrs.
Piano, April 7.—Mrs. J. S.Ful-
ton of Sherman is in the city the
guest of Mrs. J. H. Bowman.
Mrs. C. M. Rice is recovering
after a long illness.
Dr*, Waine and Peters are in
the oity holding a Sunday School
Institute. Dr. Peters of West
Virginia is one of tbe ablest Sun-
day school workers in the field.
They are meeting witn success at
A fire alarm was turned in to
the tire station this eve from the
Cotton Belt depot. By the time
the fire boys responded the fire
had been extinguished, having on-
ly burned a small hole in the west
end of the floor.
Oratory from the campaign stump
can be heard reverberating on the
hillside. When the circus comes
and goes our little boys call be
hearn singing the latest in song,
also the latest in dance, but when
the campaign is over our boys
will all be stump orators. At
first of the race it did'nt teem as
if we were going to have enough
representatives in the field to
muke it interesting. Look now?
no 18 I) AUG. .
Boisd'Arc, April 8.—The writ-
er uccompunied by B. F. Hearn
paid Reinhardt a visit Thursday.
We found the farmers along the
wav well up with their work and
wheat looking fine. A large
acreage of cotton will be planted
in that section of the country
While atReinhardt an old man by
the name of Garner who was dig-
ging a well was overcome by
smoke. His assistant started to
pull him out but when uear the
top he fell back killing him in-
Misses Julia and Maggie Davis
of Foote attended Suuday school
at Boisd'Arc Sunday.
Joe Farnsworth and family of
Chambersvillo visited Powell
Brooks aud wife Suuday.
We were visited by a good rain
Dan Fultz received the sad in-
tel'igence Sunday that his mother
who lived near Blue Ridge was
dead. Wo sympathize with Mr.
Fultz in his sad bereavement.
John Johnson, our efficient
road overseer, has had eoinu
much needed work done our road.
nfnster Tuesday night. He is
thiuking of teaching a singing
school at this place.
Some of our young people at-
tended prayer meeting at Gray
Bill Friday night. They reported
a grand time.
Dock Rolacd and little daugh-
ters of Denton county are visiting
friends and relutives this week.
C. L. Poole who has been the
tmcst of Prof. Stubbs and family
■is returned to his home in Geor-
I James Duffey a highly estcem-
II citizen, of near Westminster,
led Saturday morning ufter u
reek's illness of pneumonia. The
leased was 52 years old and
saves three children to battle in
liis cold world alone. He was a
letuber of the Baptist church at
this place. The burial took place
Sunday evening ut Elm Grove
Ardath, April 8th—Jennie, the
little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Ben Wilson, is sick.
Mrs. Jim Bomar is numbered
among the sick this week.
Miss Minnie Caldwell returned
to her home at Fayburg after a
tew days visit with her sister,Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bomar and
daughters Eula and Josie visited
their daughter, Mrs. Arnold
Wright, at Farmersville Saturday
Mrs. Miles Williams and chil-
dren vwited her mother, Mrs.
Johnson, at Copeville lust week.
Born, last week to D. W. Bag-
will and wife a buby boy.
The school trustee election
passed off quietly Saturday,Lewis
Whitson and R. G. Welch being
Rev. Iluddleston, formerly of
this pluce but now locuted at
Mineral Wells, is visiting his sons,
Tom and Willard Iluddleston of
Mrs. John Martin is sick at this
Joe Wul I is of Stoney Point vis-
ited our Sunduy School Sunduy.
Geo. Wilson and sister, Miss
Mary, of McKinney visited rela-
tives here Sunday.
John Howard of Ada, I. T., is
visiting relatives here this week.
New Hope, April 7.—Ed Mal-
low is on the sick list this week
Mernl Rutlcdge visited here
John Ault of Russellrille was
in our midst Sunday.
Misses Dora and Julia Mallow
were in Mt.-Zion community Sun-
Bob Reneau and wife visited
her mother Mrs. Wright Sunday.
Cal Klingler and Tom Watts
who have been getting rock at
Farmersville spent Saturday night
with homo folks.
Stewart McDonol spent Satur-
day night with Erwin Bell at Stiff
Quito a number of our young
Seople attended the party at Mr.
elf's Saturday night.
Rev. Day will commence a pro-
tracted meeting here Saturday
night, April 19.
Westminster, April 7*—Henry
Pbipps of Frogville, I. T.t visited
relatives Thursday and Friday.'
The little daughter of Mr. and
arrington has i a
Mrs. Charles Hi
severe case of pneumonia at this
Pro(. Sutherland of ^Ylldnta
entertained the people of! Wsafc-
Climax, April 7.—James Os-
borne of Cleburne, Texas, is heie
Mrs. G. S. Rodgers went to
Dallus last week.
Miss Ethel Wright of Farmers-
ville is the guest of Mrs. J. B.
Wesley Bailey and wife of
Leonard, Texas, visited relutives
here lust week.
This scribe, accompanied by
Miss Lindu Bomar, of New Hope,
went to Wylie Monday.
M essrs Everet und Glen Wages
jhave returned from an extended
visit to relatives iu Hunt county.
Mrs. Frunk Striplin und chil-
dren of Manguni, Okla., are the
guests of J. L. Hayes and family.
Miss Mary Knight, after u few
duys' visit to Miss Coru Caldwell,
returned to her home iu Wylie
Miss Jennie Smart of Vcronu
visited her sister, Mrs. Richard-
Mr. McMenamy und son, Ollie,
of Wilson Chapel were in our city
W. K. Stanford and mother of
Celinu ure the guests of relatives
and friends here and ut Farmers-
ville this week.
Mr. Childress of Farmersville
spent the night with J. A. Winn
and family Thursday.
Miss Gertrude Belle of Boggv
was the guest of Miss Coru Cald-
well Friduy and Saturday.
Miss Kute Gruy bus returned
from u pleusant visit to relatives
in Blue Ridge.
Misses Ella und Docia Cashion
visited in Merit Monday. They
were accompanied home by their
cousin, Miss Lula Dudley.
Mr. Wright und Miss Penrl
Daniels of Farmersville were here
Miss Ruby Pinkston returned
to her homo in Greenville Sun-
Will Coffey of Dallas was in our
Mr. Greer of Farmersville was
mingling with our people last,
Charlie Dixon and Miss Stella
Fagalu visited friends in Cham-
ley preached here Sunday.
Mr. Noblett was elected trustee
Gene Parker and family of
Rhea Mills visited relatives here.
The Lick Springs school con-
ducted by Miss Jane Coffey will
Geo. Drake has a sick child.
Mr. Stanley and J. L. Parker
of McKinney visited J.H. Parker.
Miss Rossie Miller of Wetsel
visited relatives here.
" Aunt Betsy.
Princeton April 7.—J. W. Hale
was in McKinney Saturday on
Mrs. J.H. Brackney who lives
south of here is sick.
Mrs. G. D. Lowe has been sick
but we are glad to report her bet-
Wiley Dugger of McKinnev
Business College spent Sunday
with home folks.
W. E. West sad Miss Snow,
Lucius DeBow and Miss Nora Me-
roney visited Verona friends Sun-
The candidates for different
county ana precinct offices made
cumulate tbe TORPID LIVER,
strengthen thc^dlystive trgiu,
equaled as an
In malarial districts their virtues are
widely recognised, as they possess
peculiar properties In freeing the
system from that polaoo. Elegantly
lake No Substitute. <
their announcements here Satur-
day night. Notwithstanding the
throateuing appearance of the
weather a large crowd assembled
to hear them. The crowd behaved
nicely, no loud or boisterous
cheering was done, which speaks
well for the people of Princeton.
Mrs. J. A. Mallow and children
visited near Lucas Saturday night
Rev. Dunn tilled his appoint-
ment at the Baptist church Satur-
day night und Sunday but on ac-
count of the rain there wore no
services Sunday night.
Mi-s Maggie Reed of Farmers-
ville is visiting her cousin, Miss
Messrs E. G. and Bob West of
McKinney spent Sunday at J. A.
Miss Myrtle IViun of Climax
was the guest of tier friend Miss
ElHe Keed Sunday.
M iss Lizzie Burton has gone to
Royse to take charge of her music
Dr. R. L. Davis was in McKin-
Weston, April 9.—Mrs. Ed
Martin caught fire while wa-lung
last week und wus seriously hurri-
ed but is recovering some ut
Mrs. Crowder also caught tiro
but her husbasul Rev. J.W. Crow-
der, was on hand and saved any
serious damage being done to her,
but in the attempt was burned on
the hands and arms himself.
Rev. G. B. Airheavt, formerly
of this place but at present a resi-
dent of Blue Ridge, preached at
the Baptist church Thursday
night also Friday and Saturday
Rev. J. W, Crowder tilled his
regular appointment at the Bap-
tist church Sunduy.
Prof. Stumps is on the sick list
this week. Jesse McBride is till-
ing his place as teacher during his
Ben Hudchin's wife who has
been sick for some time is some
better at this writing.
J. B. McBride and wife are the
proud parents of a bran now ten
pound baby boy.
Bird Mead of Martha, Okla.,
is visiting his sons-in-law, J. B.
McBride and John Clayton. He
will stay about a month.
G. W. Curtis has gone to Ken-
tucky to visit his mother.
Frisco, April 8.—Beautiful
weather and tine prospects for a
M. Lanson of Altogu has open-
ed a barber shop in the Brashears
& Atkins building.
E. T. Roach, with McAdams
Bros., is putting up the largo of-
fice building and sheds for the
Ye editors of Democrat gave
our town a pleasant visit. They
viewed the sights with great won-
der. Citizens closed tneir doors
and watched them closely whon
told that two editors were at large
in our city. Call again.
Rev. S. W. Miller of Allen was
prospecting in Frisco one day last
week. His son, Ed is thinking of
putting in a confectionery and
Mr?. Helds gave a party last
week which was very much en-
joyed by all.
Chas. Boyd and Mr. Lawson
have arranged to unite in the bar-
Brashears & Atkins have
bought R. W. Yeager & Co.'s
stock of drugs and will conduct a
first-class drug store here.
Otha Acree is building a resi-
dence in Griffin addition.
Miss Fannie Wrhite has return-
ed home from Greenville where
she attended school.
Fount Shrader is going to build
on tbe home place 1 mile north
Two big gins, a mill and eleva-
tors,grain'Warehouses, two lum-
•'/•i < •„ '■
ber yards, all representing invest-
ments to the amount ot $120,000,
are being built now at Frisco.
Miss Lalla Reed of McKinney
has returned home after a week's
visit with friends.
John Sunimerfield, general
agunt of Blackland Townsite Co.,
was hero last week.
Mr. Wood, the genial P. M. at
Little Elm, paid Frisco a visit
Tho young poople spent an
evening of social enjoyment at
Dr. Ogle's briday evening.
A most enjoyable party was
given at Chas. Hill's Saturday
Cope Haggard of Indian Terri-
tory visited uomefolks Maich 24.
Mr. Hinkle of Weatherford
has accepted a position with Con-
way-Leeper Co. as bookkeeper.
Bob Fisher is building his big
round bale gin; also elevators.
Will build mill of 100 barrel ca-
There are now 50 men at work
Ben J. Naugle, P. M. at Pros-
per, spent Friday here.
Messrs. Will Atkins and Will
Rogers spent Friday in Celina
and report that our sister city is
The Celina Record makes its
appearence Tuesday. We wish
them success and of that an ex-
•Jas. Lathery, townsite agent,
went to Celinu Sunduy.
J. II. Roblins, candidute for J.
P. precinct <5, wus mixing with
Grandma Eller is very sick.
Dr. Blackford of Illinois has
located here. He has bought a
lot and will erect a handsome res-
A deep well is being bored for
Fisher's gin and mill.
W. H. Bristol has returned
from a business trip to Dallas.
Dr. Mallow of^Lcbunon wus in
Mr. Price of Pilol Point spent
Saturday here prospecting.
Gene Sapp, candidate for con-
stable, was shaking bunds with
the boys Saturday.
J. K. P. Shrader spent Sunday
with relatives here.
There was siuging at Mr. Hull's
Miss Lela lligginbothain spent
Saturday und Sunduy in Prosper,
Wo ure nil well pleased with
our station agent, Mr. McDonuld,
u genuiue und uccomodating gen-
tleinan. His young son emie
down from Sherman and spent
Saturday evening and Sunday
Bray Bros, will establish a
branch hou e here.
The contruct has been let for u
water works system at Frisco.
Chas. Hill is moving into his
beautiful new residence at cor-
ner of Sixth and Elm streets.
M. F. Brashears, W. O. Hill
aud Tom Snow are each building
Theo. Van Schwinke.
Grove, April 8.—R. G. Hen-
dricks has bought from his broth-
er, Cal, of Allen, the farm ad-
joining his on the cast,
E. J. Armstrong has made con-
siderable improvements lately in
the way of painting, fencing, etc.
This section will be well repre-
sented at the Dallas reunion.
B. C. Armstrong has gone to
Dallas to accept a position as con-
ductor on tho street car line.
Luther Snider, our enterprising
merchant of Grove, was elected
school trustee Saturday.
Loyd Garrett has been employ-
ed as sexton for the Fitzhugh cem-
etery for the present year.
The closing exercises of school
were well attended Friday. The
morning program consisted of rej
view wotk and a spelling match.
When the noon hour arrived, a
feast which was characteristic of
the ladies of this community. was
spread before a hungry crowd of
pupils, patrons and visitors. In
the afternoon appropriate songs
and recitations were rendered by
the pupils. Rev. G. Mack Cook
of Lucas delivered a meat enjoy,
able address. After this each one
was presented with a sack of can-
dy as a treat from the teachers.
A game of ball between the "En-
gleman Beds" and "Wetsel" nine
was also an interesting feature of
the day's e*ercisee; •*«.
f •!' Sapling.
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