Winnsboro Weekly News (Winnsboro, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, June 16, 1922 Page: 1 of 8
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winnsboro^ WOOD COUNT Y,
Play July 4 at '
(COUNTY ACENT j we are miming this in an
^indication is that w y' «winin« the
,/cotton will I* good 8U,T>Ius of blackberries whether
|the best culture met- tame or wild berries. Mr. C. W.
Wore should l>e employ Moore who has charge of the
Lt the plant in produe- general managing of it, tells us
(«ry be®1 yie,ds *2™]® that wild blackberries bought in
L^ta"ifSlthe°soH be-}bttl^ or ^ other blackberries
JjIanH the v-ather hot to that, mash and are not
Only or August we can suitable for canning. They
7I large yield of cotton 1 would make «ood jam doubtlees _
^ boll weevil. After .but they are not prepared to mawmaS. boy Thoma* Holley
Jf* dust mulch, we can jam them> He advitte8 that we Mrs. Chiggerson Boggs, a re-
A weevils from the tumish crates to those who f.ruliC,ty lady L|"1;U1 Mc-
hytli- ii" 1'iush at- want to pick the wild berries ^ .. D
| to the t ani or cultiva- which of course we are willing ' '"s •'u'1®tte Bean, propriet-
l way that will get them to-do. If you have wild berries ? I theL famoas Sphnterville
i — i !_1.. i I. 11 • • ■ 4- T • I u\'\ •/! l tt iy Umi<< v A ma • • — T T i -
r)AY JUNE 16, 1922.
lhe "Little Clodhopper," a
comedy in three acts will be
presented at Pleasant Grove, on
the evening of July 4th. This
is one of the funniest plays ev-
er presented at Pleasant Grove
and if you want to get a good
laugh see this play. Admission
10 and 15c.
Coat of Charactera
Ocey Gump, from Splinter-
v"'e ■ - — Earl Harris
Sjp Gresn, not so green
$1.25 PER YEAR
?f C. Ready for Dollar
Day Sale Tomorrow
We cannot emphasize too
n . .... . ,~T~! I strongly the industry of broom
Umsederable interest is being county giving all patented sur- com growing. This will doubt-
aroused over the Dollar Day vtjy8- These maps at some time ess moke a good crop planted
Sale lx-.ng staged by the )ier- wi perhaps be of inkiest to lhis week and next, safer tor a
Chunts n>xt Saturday. June 17 you anc* whenever they are, >. . , . . -
A numbed of tickets have been /ou have a cordial invitation to ^ney.Cr?> a . ?
already iriven from the Chamber usc them.
of Commerce. It is going to be
a big day for the man or wo- _ a result of the farmers sure market for all good broom
crops we are trying to
for money. We have a
nan wishing to mate a little ^ass<r,n(^tin held in this city corn we grow at the broom
an acre or
so of the drowned out crops
VT. ^ | — *r VWI II TTC W TV CSV I
reen as money go along way. The Cham 8eVc)a' w®el« ago urging the factorv here Plnnt
Taylor, ber of Commerce will have some "^asity of the planting of more u, 4, \ .
George Chiggerson, a regular, one 1n tlfti office all day to ser- fo,orf an(1 fee(l cr°P8 many are
jmmtiu 1 ,f\\t Ti.it _ ... .... nnAntim* .
ve you with a ticket so if you adoPtirM? that program. Quite a that real|y replanting. Fer-
have not yet secured a ticket [ew farrners were in the Cham-jtilize the land a little if you
to participate in the distribution Je^ °} Commerce office last think necessary and grow an
of the premiums you will have pat"rday and several have been acre Gf i)room Corn jt
in opOoiUinitv until four o'clock U11..W* and on Mcroption „Und. a Zd chan^ , °T.rin.
„„„ . jr thai afternoon. Turn to the to ? ",an w« hnv« found that "tnna" « «" chancc to brine
phut into the dust. Im- j,hat you want to pick for the ,*)"1'(,inK hous" Amye King page ad in this issue of The sorghum, and all kinds vou a net Proflt of $20 to *.,0
itob" u-d are larga, canning factory go to the crate Chairman Carter, movie act-jNews and read what the mer-1. "e,J Peas are planted,or even $75 per acre acccord-
very .shallow one fur- houss and see Mr. Kintr for the resJ8 V . Alva Darby, chants : re offering at bargain'!" P1™"9"™- The problem that ing to the crop and the care
b_ M' i a * rt i a ft itt /111 w ni.wt A-1. n M . -.. L ^ A ' a 1 a i IA PATi T rrvi T i n tt f n a w ** > a«« . • a «
Spinning at 9:30 number of crates to answer to
I until we have gone over y0ur pUrpose, YVe will charge
Id or four times, and you you with the crates and then
Jtea larpre yield of cottoi^fcredit you back with them as
[this met hod during the you bring the berries. Should
10$ topcthpvi hi picKingty0U j08C any or tear them up . . .
wnctured squares one|0f course that will be your loss.'to ,roin admission into heaven,
efore it got dry enough ,\ye will pav 50c per crate for ,>ut Saint P -ter r fused, saying
ire a dust coating and wj|(|
15 halts of cotton, each
■ over 500 pounds from
Judy, from the poorhouse
An oil promoter was trying
If rhr Dollar Day Stile Satur-
day is the success that we are
hoping for. it will be made a
of upland. Mr. DeV/itt
pay 5<>c per
blackberries to can. 60c that the oil men he ha(1 inside
for tame or cultivated black- nt present gave him more trou-
berries. | bh than everyone elf.". The
Trusting to have a nice out-1 would be angel made a proposl-
iii now owns the farmiput 0f these and scatter some tion that he would g.>t rid of
I this demonstration was
M Hi. Vandiver.
LINT, MAIN STREET
erSearcy is doing some
in graveling North
rth Main street, connect-
i the concrete pavement
several months ago.
easy money around over the all the other oil men in heaven
country, save an important pro- h- *)e "'lowed to remain. He
duct as best we can, beg to re-, was admittsd on thesefterm . In
monthly affair and the premium weev*' 10 «° considerabl
will be increased from month .rna^' . e °r y thing as w
to month. So help ake it a suo- I\fw the 8,tuation is to poison
there are several articles in oth
with your presence that
,farmr I that is given it. It is of the mr-
now is what to do to extermin-; „hllr¥, , ,
ate the 1k>11 weevil. On accou.it' family and *1*^ miKse®
of lhe lateness of the cotton CV°F'' Z°U
conditions are favorable for the F pasture and fodder
boll weevil to do considerable, a_iy crop'.
e WINNSBORO BANKER
W. A. Nalx>rs.
The Chamber of Commerce is
olanning a Poultry Show to l>e
held some time the last of July
or first of August in Winnsboro.
As soon as the details can be
worked out full pubMcntioin will
• very short time all the oil PiPIP
men came up to the gate andi . together with the pre-
asked to be let out. and they! rr iun>« to b offer-d W- men-
viere immeditely given their on ,n ?,||S weeks of
frc dom. When Saint Peter saw
the man who had managed to
get all of the promoters out he
from one i end to the
s teams ^hat the co>n
« paving, Broadway
ill he taken up when
nborn assumes control
hreveport branch which
Kntlv purchased from
Ity. The City is ready to
I Part of the work as soon
1 railroad decides to pave
: of the street.
iHere Friday, 23
'Allien K. Thomas, can-
try rejidy for the exhibit
•y s that you mnv begin
wuv winning poul-
i o's et^nti
The State Democratic Execu
... x-j 'tive Committee, in session at ^sked him -howtit had l>een ac-
job is completed Austin Monday, adopted the' comnlished.
t will l e in first class majority report of committee "Welt. I just whisnered it a-
" " on p.irty pledge, as follows: |'-aund that a wildcat well had|'h>
"W)hcrealU'm th;; paiihiVtorv l>een struck 1 And JTSt j bo«au
of the'Democratic party a great had better let me out. With all matiV ft. Thia week t
deal of confusion has arisen and that bunch prospecting around h-tH
we wou'd call the pub-
tion to the fact that
1 of Commerce ia
er parts of this paper as to th<
kind of poison to use, and how
to use it, which it will do for
one to read. The Chamber of
Commerce has letters out now
enquiring the cost of a car load
of Calcium arsenate and when
replies are had publication will
be made of the cost, etc.
Winnsboro has a wonder in
a road to the county s at. It
At a recent meeting of the
Texas Bankers Association at
San Antonio, Mr. Alf Morris,
/'ashier of the First National
Baek of this city, was nameo
| as a meml>er of the Committee
' on 1/egislation of the Associa-
wa.s the pleasure of this writer !r>oal r>r 111M• v°V nThn' - ! ' ' ^>y
to acctnryjany County En*inoer l^nX att^'slrd^
Searcy, C. W. Moore and R. B.
Howell to Quitman Monday af-
ternoon of this week in an auto-
. . '-60 supp1,nd with a map credit for this splended road.
manifest injustice has been done down there thev might strike ri ,,p nf «ll graded and grave)-(VVe will have more to say later
growing out of the fact that something and I wouldn't have rd highway# in the state, also of this good road and the excel-
there was not prescribed by the any leaac."—Judge. i h. ecured a map of Wood , lent service rendered by our
Doll Alvis exhibited several Bar-
red Rocks and J. B. Parker
p"/.hK ,11 fanc.V chickens and no doubt
'tifc Pr°Ve ^ ' *
Democratic executive committee
throughout the State uniform
qualifications for voters to par-
ticipate in primaries, and where
as, it is to the interest of the
Democratic party as a whole
to have uniform qualifications
for participation in the primar-
ies; therefore, be it
"Resolved hy the Democratic
State executive committee or
Man Kills Mother-in-Law;
Shoots Wife at Daingerfield
Commission!' and Engineer.
(From Daingerfield News)
The worst tragedy that has
ever occurred in Daingerfield.
Ekti — the State of Texaa in ,'WIai' was enacted here last Saturday
1 th',> Democratic nomi- meeting duly assmbled accord- morning at 6 o'clock when M.
for the United States in£ to law that no person shall McDonald, one of our most
h sppak in WirinsborVvote or participate in the gen- orominent and influential citi-
, ternoon, June 23rd at eral primary election of the Do- zens shot and instantly killed
BOck a.i l.. a_ u. i. iU!c . . .. • i ** „a„
Tuesday, June 27th, will be
athletic day in Winnsboro, the
league having arranged
a ball game for the afternoon
and an athletic exhibition for
the evening. The ball game will
be called at 4:"0 on the High
imocratic party to be held in this mother-in-law, Mrs.
a^tnf/* tho fourth Sfiturd&V ill TV i«rrft«n onrl nlan <ilint ni
Mrs of .\rr. Thomas m,state the fourth Saturday in Thigpen. and also shot and per-
w'll endeavor to secure My. A- D- 1922- or the eneraI haps fatally injured his wife.
I® crowd to hear him primary election of the Democra ^ i ;rfje McDonald. The shoot-
comes to Winnsboro tic party to be held in this Sta- jnjf took place at thi McDonald
IfliR sneech " * * ** " " J L-- "—
here, - Mr te the fourth Saturday in Aug- home and was witnessed by Mrs
go to Pittsburjr unt' A- 1922, un,ess such per- Fnnnie McDonald, mother of
rj. an address at 8 o*- son the time of such jyjj. McDonald.
Bp W'H sp«iak in Sulphur general primaiy election l>e a ^ 33 Colt's pistol, containing
on Saturday June 24th 'qualified clector and voter un- f|ve cartridges was used by Mr.
jnd at H o'clock wmd der the Constitution and laws McDonald in shooting down his
Tuesday morning he waiv-
.« 1 .examining trial before
T. B. Lilly, who refused
and on the first charge,
't his bond at $5,000 on
l itter charge, and he was re-
< d back to jail.
Mi. McDonald, his wife, his
mother and Mrs. Thigpen had) this magazine.
■dl just returned home Satur-
morning at 2 o'clock frorr! It hsis l>een suggested that
Maiiin. Texas, where they sp?n.t there be organized several ball
v '1 weeks for the former's teams among the business, pro-
V . :i h, which has l>een veiy bad fessional men, and clerks of the
The State's Marketing Bulle-
tin, a bi-weekly magazine issued
Sy th? Texas Markets and Ware
house Department at Austin,
advertises free of charge any-' Sch^fgrouiKlV.' On the"Lil>rary
tng*a \ f a!/"81 4^asOa0ri lawn at 8 o'clock p. m. the
It circulates the entire Sta-; athletic exhibition will be given,
te of Txns. Should any of our The proceeds from above will
farmer friends have anything usefj jn some much
or sal? and care <o advertise nee(je(i repairs on the Library
it, if they will inform the Sec-
retaary of the Chamber of Com-
merce about it. he will be glad
to see that it is advertised in
■ m clock, same
LC0MED IN BERLIN
1 of this State, and any such yjct/'ms. He first attack d his
'person shall also posses the fol- wjfe an(j shot her. Mrs. Thigpen
lowfpg additional qualifications was in an adjoining room
for voters in such general pri- camc to her rescue and he shot
mary elections: four times at her three of the
"1 Such person shall be « ^unets taking effect, and she
white Democrat. dind instantly. His mother was
"2. Such person shall take a „|s0 the room with, but he
!; pledge that he or she will sup- shr,ved h?r aside out of his way
port at all times and vote for .,n,i escaped uninjured. The
in the general election all the bujIet that hit Mr. McDonald's
r 1 1 tout two years. He show-
imnrovement while away,
Spt grew decidsdlv
worse. Within a few hours af-
t 1 1 aching home he must have
undoubtedly become desnondent
town and that each afternoon
after four o'clock a game be
played. The idea is a good one
besides affording amusement it
would prove healthful, and put
pep into things generally. We
ov >r his ohysical condition and ire taking the liberty here and
this verv likely bore on his mind | now to call a meeting of all
so h' avily that he became men-, those that might b? interested
tally unbalanced and caused him j t'or Monday afternoon at four
to shoot his wife and his mother 1 o'clock at the Chember of Com-
in law. Lunaey charges were j rr.erce.
T. J. SHAW FOR
Fellow Democrats, both ladie^
and gentleimen, if you can ap-
prove my administration of the
office of Tax Collector, I kindly
solicit youc influ nee and vote
in the coming July primary. I
need your help.
Thanking you in advance for
any favors, I am yours to serve,
T. J. SHAW
Candidate for re-election to
the office of Tax Collector.
WliNS BRONZE MEDAL
IN ONE YEAR
j fi|< d against him Tuesday morn-
ing and he will be tried for !n-
sii > tv next Monday.
Mrs. Thigpen. who was 68
nominees of the Democratic wife struck her in th 1 small or
party in the general primary just to the l^ft of the
election, includeng nominees for spjna| column about three inch-
National, State District. County PSi causing partial paralysis on
Precinct and all other offices. the ri^ht side of her body* and
"3. Such Person shall have .,|KO likely internal injuries, as
The First National Bank had
'.•"'Irs old. was one of our most th"1 awning on the Elm street
noble and beloved women and. side of its building overhauled
hei tragic death is cert«ainly de-'the past week being made al-
plored by all. She was a mem- :vost new.
of the Methe>dist church and
lov?d and esteemed by each
Mfcm*,] c ' nion B. Hough
phot^l .. Amf>*M*dor to
' lr,ivi| immcdiifely
? ^ <ieTman
i. «id to have
fort to anv political party other
than the Democratic party
hones for her ultimate recovery.
Sheriff Ponder was on the
seen? of the shooting in a few
minutes after it hnnneiied and
Rirr^ted Mr. M^D^ftld nnH
three children, 2 girls and 1
Mrs. G. S. Hussey, Mrs.
supported and voted for in the thf> attending physicians have a ^ ^ T^iLpe,-, ,s survived by
last general election, if he or have been unabl" to determine.
she voted at all, all nominees of fnr. i„st what course the
the Democratic party, and no iM,n- t took when it struck her.
person shall vote in such gen- However, she is still In a very
era I primary election who, in dangerous condition, but shows
the last general election, voted somo jrrnmvement and those at
for, gave aid, support or com- her bedside entertain slight
The Denney Drug Co. Store
was given a new coat of paint
and the awnings worked over.
Perkins Bros. Store under-
went similar repairs.
The old Queen Theatre is l e-
M. W. McDonald and Willie ing remodeled and will be con-
Thigpsn. besides numerous ot- v?rted into a modern store build,
her relatives ing. '
Sunday afternoon at S o'clock! The Civic League is preparing
the '-emains of the deceased to have the Carnegie Library
w re laid to rest in the famliy. hui'ding overhauled juid much
burial grounds, this city, Rev. jr?eded repairs made. 1
II. B. Sn.i'.h c liduct:ng tne ser-| All of which will add to the
vices, assisted by Dr. W. D. looks of the buildings and make
Gladstone learned Greek at sev-
enty. Sotoman Ba Dabinski, not
so widely famed, reachcd Ainerie*
from Poland a year ago, unable to
, , . —TZ, „.,th nnrtv "!n i^r'ZWoi BnuirWd of Data, in the prcj- the town pt«r more Vn>.per. 'LS & Hi
I want to contract with partv olj>r.^ h.-m in jaib \harsre*,^ f^ce of one of the largest crowds ous. Besides that, it is giving patriotic e «y on Wa*hin*?on
to furnish me two oords or c murder and assault to muioer , ever attended a funeral in work to carpenters, painters and given by the National Society of
' Colonial Daughters of VVashingtwii
inch wood weekly.
were afterwards filed against Daingerfield.
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Weir, Homer R. Winnsboro Weekly News (Winnsboro, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, June 16, 1922, newspaper, June 16, 1922; Winnsboro, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth268227/m1/1/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mineola Memorial Library.