The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 28, 1921 Page: 1 of 16
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
<Etje WteUp ©emocrawgajette
TlllRTY-KllitiTII Yi:.\U (l-jtiabllslietl February 7, INttJ).
McKiNSKY, COLIjIN COUNTY. T1XAK. I'HI l<Ml\V. \PKII, in, lll'il.
16 l'AGES IN 2 SECTIONS THIS WEEK
Copyrighted by W. T. Pouter.
Washington. D April High
hut oinetcMH brum low temperature*
and low barometers bring high tem-
puratui ea. It is tilt' rule to leave out
the word barometer, hut always use
thu word temperature with the wotis
high and low. The high is also tin- cool
or cold wave unit the low in the storm
center. To say high temperature Ih
equal to saying low huroineler, hut the
lust cutuberHome word is usually lift
out. My published charts for April in-
dicated that the moHt severe storms of
the month would begin In the north-
want near 16th. ('lose hit.
Calculation* Indicate that the lows,
or centers of the storms, for May as
thoy move southeastward will cross
Meridian 0 near or not far north of.
Bt. LkjuIm. This suggests that May tem-
perature*) will gotioraliy average
near normal, First warm wave can
tar, coming from the extreme north-
wMt and moving southeastward, w \l
or ohm Meridian 90 near May 1. mot
to a point half way between Chicago
and Naw Orleans and then by way of
Ottawa to Newfoundland, reaching
latter noar May 4. Htorm wave and
cool wave following as usual.
No very high temperature*. Storms
will bo more severe than the average
near May 3. Rains will be about not
mal; probably a little excessive south-
eastward of ridgus, high hills, moun-
tain ranges and In vallays extendlna
and whoso rivers flow southeastward.
Probably less than normal rains In
localities occupying reverse localities.
These oropwoather conditions only
aply to May. Important changes uro
expected toi ever ymohtli on account
ol the changing positions of si roon
and planets, official science adnu>*
tiiat the tidi's change every moon
month and that sun, moon and planets
are the causes. Our atmosphere
many of the qualities of water,
why not tides in the atmosphere
flelui science denied for many
that the moon has anything to do m
causin gl he tides. My official science
I mean those -who receive salaries
from universities, or other Institu-
tions. for weather work. June crop-
weather Is not expected to be sunn as
that of May.
For balance of crop season I can-
not discuss future markets through
I RALLY HERE
TAKESTEPSTO CYCLONESAND flprmiinv WrmlH
PROTECT P. 0. Rnnrn m \ir T VJC1 luai1 J ' v UU1U
Manner Cuni|i Modern Woodmen of
America h< Id an Interesting meeting
Friday night In the K. of 1*. hall on
Kast Louisiana street. State Deputy
ileud Consul John E. Swaivger and
Slate Medical Director C. It. Hannah
of Italian were guests. Refreshment*
were served and each of the guests
delivered addresses along fraternal
lines. Mr. Mwangor spoke especially
ol the upproaching state camp round-
up at Fort Worth May 3-4 when it is
expected three thousand candidates
will ride the bucking Woodman goat.
Next Friday night Manner Camp
will hold an important meeting and 't
i* hoped there will be a large attend-
tiict Arrangements will he complet-
ed ill ibis meeting for the trip to Fort
♦ ♦ ♦
Candidate* From McKliuiey.
Manner Camp Is arranging to send
a largo number of candidates for the
ceremonial which will take place In
the Fort Worth Chamber of Com-
merce auditorium. Free barbecue
will he served to the visitors. Fort
Worth camps have appropriated two
thousand dollars to see that the visi-
tors have u good time.
Mr. Swangcr spoke enthusiastically
of the plans for the state camp cere-
monial. There will he uniformed
Forester teams in competitive drills,
the ceremony of adoption will be per-
formed by the stale degree team, the
Woodmen will engage In a parade and
then comes the Modern Woodmen
ceremonial goat riding from sun-
down to sunup. Several hundred dol-
lars in prizes will b« awarded.
♦ ♦ ♦
"Degree of Sylvanus."
Kvery neighbor who brings or
helps bring a candidate to the state
camp roundup will be decorated and
receive tin sublime "Degree of Syl-
vanus," the highest degree In Wood-
The occasion promises to be the
most interesting in the history of
(lovernor fat .\1 Nell', for years the
Texas attorney and lecturer and
member of the head camp law com-
mittee of the society, will deliver an
address to the Woodmen on Tuesday
The business session of the state
camp will be held on Wednesday.
(>li. no! When I'ostiuastei Oeneral
W ill 11 llu)s made it known thai lie
was going to arm every post-office
employe and offered a standing re
ward of lu.uuu for the capture of an>
ppstofflce robber, lie didn't mean that
the Democrat postmaster should cap
lure and place behind the bars the
Republican appointees ■when thoy
called at the office to assume charge.
As u result ol the crime wave that
has swept the entire I'nlted States the
I depredations in postolfice properly
j and the amount of funds stolen in tie
i'nlted States has readied the enor-
mous amount of six million dollars.
The department has determined to
stop the loss If possible, and has tuken
drastic steps to protect the malls.
♦ ♦ ♦
l*rot«*h IakmiI Office.
Postmaster N. A. Burton of this
city staled Saturday that he had
received notification from the I'ostof-
flco Department to the effect that the
department was sending to the Mc-
Klnncy office guns, ammunition and
bells. This adequate equipment for
protection is expected most any day.
In the local Federal building there
are look outs and in one of these se-
duded spots a man with a good rifle
can cover and protect the entire work-
ing force In the office. Although a
man In these lookouts can not be
seen, ho nan see perfectly what Is
going on In any portion of the post
This will make II a dangerous
proposition fo I'll robber or a number
RODEO DO NOT
ol bandits to try to rob a postofflee
• hi- class McKlnncv has.
i I II iiiim IIt i s
r.ttTii wmvi us\itv
iii Ills con YI KMON
the newspapers. The markets are not
a part of my newspaper work.. II huvir j |$U|j|tjy 1<m
advised farmers not to null Main, FI'NFKM/ OF J. Ii. IjOVI'ilOY
cotton, because for a considerab e
time past there have been no rella > e j |,'ormcr United States Senator
markets. Joseph Weldon Malley of Dallus was
All through the ages large numnei • ^ M(,K|n.nov Monday to attend tin
of intelligent shepherds. cowboys, ^servlei of his old friend ale
sailors, hunters and farmers 1 I former |iolitlc:il supporter
lieved that the moon, at Its new ttrst , ... >,i„ i.
quarter full and hist quarter arfecis
weather conditions. That belief Ins
been persistent throughout the tuisM
past, hut when scientists attacked "• f
problem and found sonic evldi nee sun-
talning these claims (hey failed to
work out a system by which they
could make valuable forecasts 1" \
or Hackcnsnek. Conn., made th-
tul vfllfkh* mi of* in 111 /it vln^
has made some good forecasts hut, >
1 'was up against that
before I solved
1 ovi Joy. w !i'
die I at his home hi is
Saturday and was Ion
llcove eciliel cry.
as accompanied by John J
ons. al i
M r I
at t en
I he d<
T'e\ I! (' Horn despite the incle
hi weather preached lo a good
./.etl ailtlleiice at the First Christian
htireh Sunday morning. As stated in
a prcvliAls 'ssuc of this paper he wart
Ued io preach Ins anniversary ser
•noil in the T'li'sl Church eommciunrn
ti e ol his 771 Ii. birtInlay which oc-
curred oil Tuesday, April 2titli It was
,ii-o Hie liiith. anniversary til his con
i rsif>ri and joining lite church in the
ij-.-.i church, which lllly-nine years
;.'o was a Irauie building standing
nek of the present parsonage on west
di ol Menge street. I'lrolher Horn
;t-' still ii "young man" to use his own
In the sermon Sundaj mortiinu lie
,-eu id i luce phases of human 11 f ■■ ."
' e physical, the intellectual, the inn-
il and religious. His thoughts as ex-
■ t'Mssed were very pmetlcal. For In
snt". regarding the physical he heM
I proper uro.vlli and developmi nl
n hod., could nol take place wii.i
mi exercise. "Tie my arm by tin
i!i ." lie said, "itrnl waieh it lQ#c -
Repri'sentative J. II. Sneed'a addrens
was the feature of interest at Frlduy *
noondu.v Kotar) luncheon served last
week in the parlors ot the First
Methodist church. Mr. Sliced review
ud some of the must important legis-
lation of the session lit Austin. lie
also reviewed the historj of the West
Texas A. .V M. bill and the new stale
normal legislation, a part of which
Oov. Neff recently veined, lie slated
that while he considered I'at Neff a
grout man and a good governor, yet
he had nevertheless mudu some mis
takes as governor. One of them, as lie
mcos it, was the governor's tendency to
lake tiie legislature to task whenever
II does not bend lo his will.
♦ ♦ ♦
Tom NcoU Talks.
Tom M. Scott made uu announce-
ment concerning llie outcome of ihc
recent Norlli Texas Round-up and
Rodeo at McKinney, Tom, like the
rest of us, was gratified at the per-
formance of the Kodoo—all being nr-
tlsls In their respective lines. Mul Tom
stated it is a business mistake to try
to pull off a cyclone ami a Rodeo and
Round-up at one and the sumc time.
On motion of Dr. (!. U Yates, a unani-
mous rising vole oi thanks as extended
to Mr. Scott and the Young Men's
Musliik'ss Association lor their enter-
prise in bringing the Round-up here
and their untiring efforts in trying lo
make it a success.
♦ ♦ ♦
( otterell's Announcement.
City Knglnccr 10. II. Cotterell an-
nounced fo the club Ihc action of the
new City Commission that morning in
electing another to fill the position ol'
city engineer. Mr. Cotterell reviewed
seme of the benefits which had come
to McKinney under his official nd-
m In 1st rat Ion and regretted the action
of ihc new administration.
Rev. Clifford S. Weaver Introduced
as Ills guests, orlla Moss. Wesley
Kerhy and I'cyton Adams, all mem-
bers of the Klrst Christian church
ill the absence of President Jim
Kouutrcc, Vice President Henry Y\
Warden presided In his usual smooth,
acceptable manner, while Moxie
Craus likewise very acceptably per-
formed the duties of secretary pro
t< m In the absence of Secretary Will
Debts to U. S.
Presidents of ninety -two Texas
county farm hurcuus will meet hi Dni-
lus Saturday morning to cousldei
plans lor furthering the sign up cam-
paign of the Texas Farm Unreal! Col-
ton tll'owers' Co-operative Marketing
Association for l,UOU,UUti bales of cot-
Ion. Tills will be thu most Important
Farm Mureuu meeting yet held.
• ♦ ♦
I Mega lion lomlag Here,
Saturday afternoon the delegation
of tiie Farm Murouu leaders will come
to McKluncy, where they •will hear
Aaron Sapiro, nationally famous mar-
keting expert. Mr. Sapiro will deliver
uu address In the district court room
111 McKinney at 2:30 Sal.ti"daj after
noon In the interest of llie cotton .is
soclation. The delegation coining to
McKinney from Dallas comprises
some of llie leading farmers of ninety-
two Texas counties where the Farm
Mureaii has been organized. This will
not only be a county meeting Inil will
also be a district meeting.
S( ill l X IliS slow l\ CONTItl-
Itl ll\l. TO STORM
't HI !
to lire br
d eye i
The schools ol the county are n
little alow * ii milking their contribu-
tions to a fund to repair the Melissa
school building, according lo a state-
ment made by Finance Chairman I/.
A. S oit, Monday afternoon. Mr.
fleett said Ciiit Anna sehoeol had sen*
in •; Henner wis the lli'sl to send
It- it'-' quoin and M' Kinney had siib-
Kcrlhcd iboitl one-htilf of lis quota
which Is about Slnntt. This means of
providlm funds to repair the In letc
often ,lie fail
problem forty w ar.
rr.d tnv dlscn< rv, made lot" In in..
will be used In tnv new
forecasting now noaring comi
The moon phases do have cffo«
our svealh r and Hometlmes v- .
food forecast' tait tie inon :1 ?
fall nt least three-fourths of th
M. KIWI \
BOY'S scc< i;ss
M AS M KVKO TOWN
\ V. \H *
: < V (. VF MII.I'V'
ItRI YKS AN \UV.
who is visiting in Me-
lloswell. New Mexico,
filer ill the First Nix-
of that city. Jack went
event.I years ago as book-
largi hardware store In
| trolls r\
clone of A]
(toi Men rd
cau se and
Foster Pi''t'. '
ef former C "
Ony. tirok" 1 i
coggi "T a ear
sliaw ranch in
Saturday. V <ut
led his tle t
farm and whit
tug after bnr.in
■ flay, t "-year-old son
iH Tax Assessor I,. T
ilirht arm white litill-
iiiir on the John Cren-
fthwest of McKinney.
g Oiiy had .iccotn.'.'in
nut to the Crenshaw
his father wii« look-
which he later bought till Interest
Making good in this position lie at-
tracted the attention of Roswell
bankers who Induced lilni to accept
a position with the above named
• lianlt— hleh is one of the largest
hanks in that section of New Mexico,
having a capital and surplus of a
quarter of a million dollars. The loans
and discounts, according to Hie last
istatemeui reach tip toward the two
million dollai mark. Jack was bdrti
and reared in McKinney. Ills father,
the lad tried to go
Slim Cuskey one bettor by bulhloggini. jj(|i Moore, was In the fur
(,ne of (Yen.- '\s yearling; caivea. buainana In McKinney for a
Tiie injured member was given ten - lllim|„,r „f years. His mother and
gleal attJ iition in Mt KJnney and tin o|)| aJ^(1 |,rother yet reside in
lad wlitl stlffering considerable pain, , |<i,,n..y. Jack attended tha Mo-
Is doing nicely. (Kinney illgh school and later pro-
* cured a businea acdueatlon. Kor some
1. M. rfTWWII'INH WAN time be was bookkeeper and cashier
IttlKIFD HWItK WKI NKHDAY jn the arocery store of the into Price
- Stiff in McKinney. He Is a young
The body of F. M. Stephona, who nian of high moral character and un-
dled at St. Paul's sanitarium In Dallas, questioned Integrity and only needed
Monday, wis sent to McKinney for an opportunity to show Ills worth,
interment In Pecan drove cemetery. | Both Mr. Moore and wife are de-
Tho body ai rived here at 9:.lt> a. u^Mcd with Roswell after having
m. Wednesday, and won received Ilm(jn that city their home for nrnny
by tho J. P. Crou"h A Company under- years. Mrs. K. A. Cahoon, wife of
Pecan Orove '
the graveside b\
pantor of the Pri
Mr. Stephens Is
•tt. ,tiie president of tho First
conveyed to the National Hank tiioro Is a cousin
ey where brief to Mrs. Moore. Mrs. Cahoon's maid-
> conducted at en nnme was Hcdgeoxc, being
10. B Flncher, of a well known and highly respect-
crlan church. etl Collin county family of people.
•>ivod by his •
widow who was form ly Mlse Kate
MA MM Dlllil'XiATRS TO
CIH IB II CONFl'IRKNCI
Buach, daughter of Charles Bunch.
who formerly conducted a liook store
hero many years ago She was reared The committee appointed by tho
here. church conference last Wednesday
« lilght to select delegates to the DIs-
HAflKYINO .IPSTICI'* trlct Conference If nvene at Pros-
per next Wednesday and Thursday
J. W. Brndbnry and Mrs. JefTIc
Jermalne of near Anna wore united In
marriage here at t p. m Tuesday by
Just ice Willc Sutherland The cere-
mony was performed In the county
clerk's office. Tills Is the thlrty-
elgbth couple he has united since as-
suming office Dec. 1
Tithing Ma arm Ic
1. n. and Fltahugh Newaome of Mc-
Kinney are In Dallas this week taking
the Hcotttsh Rite degrees In Masonry.
has chosen the following delegates
Walter B. Wilson, Olbson Caldwell, It.
J Walton, Oeorge Reinhardt, Olenn
flfr. J M. Klrhy, K. H. Uettua, U T.
flay, Sims Cameron, H. Ormly Chand-
ler. B. F. Poison, Sam Neathery, R.
M. Marsh. Alternate*—Mrs. R H.
I'ettus, Mrs. nihsoti Caldwell, Mra. it.
J. Walton, Mrs. Oeorge Reinhardt,
Mrs. Olenn fltlff, Mrs. F. W. Kmeraon,
Mra. M. I Burton, Mra. Arthur- A.
Bagwill, Mra. W. 1" . Thompson. H. H.
Neilson. W. B. Miller, and ,T. B. Cnn-
endy. H. t' Moiiron. tay lender, la an
ox-offlclo member of the conference.
rv its t
s world and
life lived alott
n nd unsetfiHh
ifi a life of jnj
i lie i nil of ! ht
Kev. aild Mrs.
tnil friends of
is held- at :i:B0
w a v
.•or Id to
il 1st tin
the colored school
g from tho disnM-
irll 13, was recoin-
sod by the McKin-
and the City Corn-
ya ago. This Is <•
the pupils of the
ond readily to this
, i In i'cpairlii!'. and
W( iver ntvl
tided In tt large number of neighbor*
•ti Hi:' historic conitnunity II was a
i::. lull of joy for Kltl and Mrs. Horn
iter. Wenver preached nt night to t
•ood sized congregation on the sub
eel of "Uepenlenee." the third of a
i ries of sermons he is preaching it
I he Sunday night liours. His presen
'ntion of the subject in till of its pints-
en elicited close attention and coin
'nendatlons. His discussion of the
-'i ri'lnv school subject. "Poverty and
I?ie.hes" before the men's class was a
rpletitlitl sermon within Itself lie
brought out In clear manner striking
points. His words was evidence or
thorough Rtudy, full of logic and were
convincing. His class members were
delighted with the message.
Kev. Sam Barcus. the populnr pas
tor of the First Methodist church, will
preach the Firemen's annual memo-
rial sermon in the pulpit of the First
Christian church Sunday night, May
The men reported that the volun-
teers were numerous who went to Me '
Ih'sa on Tuesday to clear up the wreck
of the Christian church there. They
llnlshed by noon. The good Indies of
ihc First Church always alert sur-
prised the men by their presence nt
the noon hour and spreading an excel
tent dinner before them. The men
who volunteered their services want
the public to know how they appreci-
ated the dinner.
D \i,i. \s t, \\\ \ t t: Vi n \ os
I.O V I •!< > Y It Nl It At SI ll\ t< I
Hon. IT. (1. Dovcjoy. a Dallas' lawyer,
attended the funeral and burial of hit.
cousin, John I,. Dovejoy. In this eit>
Monday afternoon. Mr. It. Q. I<o\t jo\
Is a son of John I.. Dovojoy, second of
tho name and second County Clerk of
Mils county and a grandson of th"
Kev. John 1: l/ovojoy, first of tin
i.ame and first merchant of McKin-
ney. Mel'ore going to Dallas he resided
In Comanche county of which It" was
county attorney for several years
While in the city Mr. I/ivcjoy visited
his cousin, Mrs. Kdna Nnlo, who Is the
daughter of the youngest sister of Ills
P2 MNN CHtntCH
tfNDKR KITS PRKAOHING
Rev. O. ft. Key hns Juat returned
from Mart Texas where he conducted
a revival meeting which reaultod In
«I2 addition- to the Raptlat church.
Itev. Key !•• now In a meeting at
t)ulnton. oMnhoma. The Rev. Mr.
Key who h*>« mnde hla home In Mc-
Kinney fo' the paat few yeara. la one
of the abte^t ministers of the naptlat
denomlnntli n of this eonnty. and ea-
peetally Is he a power In revival meet-
Ii. i.. IK > \llli. i'll in t i lt, in \i>;
\>IONt; llltsr Will ii i llll.dltt n
bob n in DI:n ion < til VIA
i jii I ii > el 11 Dawson lloat'k, one of
I lie f I in I while chlltlri'ii in be burn in
Denton count* alter it was organlacd
in is in. di,.,i at the family home, 889
Kant Oak Street, at :f o'clock Salurdav
afternoon after an illness of several
days, lie suffered a stroke of puruh-
sis Monday niithl ami never perma-
i.ently rallied growing gradually
'Weaker until tile end Clime Initial was
made at II o'clock Sunday afternoon
til the I. o. ti. I'', cemetery, following
services at the residence in charge
ol Wider It. 11, Smith of llie Pearl
Street Church of Christ ol' which lie
had been a member for more than
forty years ami attended by a very
large crowd of friends, in« hiding a
number from out of town.
Mr. Roiirk was born July liil, 1850,
near Old Alton, llie then county scat
of Denton County. With llie' excep-
tion of n few months spent In Dallas,
lie had made his home In Dentin
County nil of his seventy years mi l
more, lie was ti son of Cnpl. William
Koi'irk, who moved to Denton County
In I MO, tiie year the county was or-
ganised, anil who served font years
- its first sheriff and II
justice, a position corn
county judge in this day
He was married twice. Miss Duey .1
Ileiideraon, to whom lie was inarrl
on May 17 1X70. was the first. To j
them w re hoi ypfour children, two of J
whom, No,ah Hoark, well I now n Ital-
ian attorney, and Mrs. Kriiesl \, Scrl(t-
I nnre of (Ikinulgee. Ok., surv ive. Mrs I
Ron ,'k died twenty-seven yen ft- to ti |
day before Mr. Roarll's death. On
Oct. 2ti, lSfl!i, he was married to Mrs '
Dora I . Roberts, who Willi their '"V'.
children, litis, 20, tllld Oiuil. 10, both
at home, survives him. One brother, \
Jasper Roark, also survives.
Mr. Hourk Ii.kI served as alderman |
of Denton for a nil tuber of terms and
at the tlinn of Ills death was serving
Ills second term as public weigher.
Included In the visitors were the
following from Dallas: Col. Thomas
I,. Manlon and wife, II. W. Knelsel,
Fred Kills. R. K. Robertson, T. It
liolilnson, S. 10. Norton, Joe Sable, M ix
Oreenhouse, A. S. Johnson and It. K
ai jl il*:< • 101 > nit.bo Will.
si,\yi:it is impro\ ini.
ten as Chief
C. N. MAIiOMs IS HKIil'INtl
Hi;NT HOt'NK SHORTA(«l'!
C. N. Ma lone Is erecting n modern
five-room bungalow ront house with
all conveniences on Kast Damar stroot.
Mr. Malone will also soon commence
tho erection of a new homo for him-
self on a lot ndjaehnt to the rental
house which ho Is now having built.
Mr. and Mra. Malone arc among our
clty'a highly oateomod citlaenahlp and
show their faith In the town by build-
ing to holp out Its housing problem.
|>B. .1. F. B'TltF.R OF WYI.IF,
KIOPORTKD TO 111', lAII'BOVINO
Or. Oeortrc P. Mnynard. prominent
physlcltin of Wylie, was In McKinney
Tuesday on business, lie reported Dr.
J. F. Butler the veteran Wylie phy-
sician. who has been 111 for some time,
to be improving If his condition con-
tinues to Improve lie said Dr. Butler
would be able to sit up within a few
Many frHnd* of Dr. Butler have
Inquired of his condition. Ke was the
first postmaster of the town of Wylie.
lie commanded a company of sol-
diers In the Civil war.
McKINXKY IWPPON MAN OFF
TO KtfROPH ON lU'SINKSN
O. 11. Rowson. member of the cot-
ton firm of O. H. Rowaon and Com-
pany. lett for New York to sail
for Rngland on huslnese for his firm,
lie will also visit Oormony and France
while nwny. He expecta to rolurn to
McKinney In July.
Berlin, \prll I'll (lei in.iii\ "In tlm
event Hie I'niled Slates ami llio allies
mi desire. Is willing accorilllig lo thu
exteiil ot hei ti I • 1111 > and capacity, lo
a.ssiiInt1 llie allied obligation* to the
Pulled Stales," siijh a clause In her
coiiutei-proposals, il was dcl'lullely
leal neil here loilii> .
Willi tills exeeplion the counter-
proposals forwarded lo WushluKtOli,
Including llie offer of 8UU,000,000,-
niiii gold murks, ale virtually as Core-
cusl In yesterday's dispatches from
Paris, April 80. The possibility of
applying: penalties to tlermany Imme-
diately after May I, despite whatever
propositions (leruiany may make re
ganling tea ml Ions In general. Is being
seriously considered, according te
well informed French circles today.
Such in lion would be because of the
Oerniau refusal to transfer one billion
gold marks to tiie Rhlncltliid or hand
over the equivalent of that sum, as
demanded by the repu rut Ions com-
I.omlon. April I'll Mlied officials
began to gather here today for a con
ference pl'epa ralorv to the incetlng ol
the supreme ; 1111 • ■ l council on Satur-
day which will discuss finally Oer-
riany's latest reparations proposals.
♦ ♦ ♦
A Willi New Offer,
Mollis I -hour, mini I i of liberat-
ed i ( lions In lilt I'Veiich cabinet, was
expcclcil lo anivi from Paris, and
otliei allied iiiliilslcrs were believed to
tie on I lieli win lo this lily. Announce-
ment ot the (Icrmiiii reparations pro-
poruls, which arc being Iriiiismttted to
the allies I lirougIi Wasliiugloti was
Itciiii; awalled vvilli luleresl.
Chief luleresl III these lei ills ap-
peared lo center around the Kiiaran-
tces offered Hie ciilcnl. Adlvics from
Purls indicate tills phase of the pro-
posals will he closely examined by
Premier Mriuntl and the members of
Ills enhlnet. The Frunch premier Is
i|uolfil In dlMpiitclics as suyln:r tho
guarantees iiltii lie hatl In mind ua
being aci eplahle Included purticlpa-
Hon iu llie proceeds of Oerinati Indu*-
Iri' s. a share In < leruiany's customs
rocelpis and (lie deposit of gold by the
Mr. Walter Simons, Derman foreign
minister, was expected lo make public
today at least tlm outstanding points
el' (let tunny's proposals. He withheld
Information as lo details of llie terms
yeslerdti v beeaiiso of iiii understand-
ing with K, I. Diesel, American com-
missioner In Itciiin, bid It was au-
thoritatively iis • lied the sum (ier-
niiiny w ould be willing llll imnlely to
piiv would lie appi < i x I in it t c I y ^00,000,-
liitii.noii I'nlil marks, or in the neigh -
horhood ol $r.11,01111,000,Otlll. II vv'ls de-
clared the (Icrmiiii government hud
e. sled I hilt llie UtllOlllltH 1(1 he pltld
:1111111ti 11v should he conditioned upon
the i id in' t" te recovery of the eoun-
li In addition, I he floating of an
Ii 11 "I'l a I Ions I Ion tl Was u rged.
In : i (I • 111 ion lo the proposals offered
le ihc I Icrrn.iii government the sit-
in lie- council will be culled upon to
consul, r the answer lo Merlin to a do-
i i.iiid from the allied reps ra Hons eom-
mIssion for the payment of 1,000,000,
000 gold marks before Saturday. This
sum was ssked as a result of the alll-
tiule the RtHii cabinet has tuken to-
ward the di ninnd thai the gold hold-
linrs of lite Melchsiiank be transferred
from Merlin to either Cohletir, or Co-
lomie, and in view of (lermnny's fail-
ure to fulfill the provisions of Article
L'll'i of the Verstillcs treaty. This ar-
ticle called upon riermnny to pay to
the allies the equivalent of 20.000,000.-
000 before May 11, 1 21.
Toni Mrnmnon. colored, who shot
himself several days iuro, after shoot-
ing and killing his wife, 1,1111c Mru.m-
niui, at All 'ti. is reported to well on
the road to recovery, lie has boon In
the city hospital, hut was placed back
in the county hostile Monday. After
shooting his wife, Bratnnon then shot
Imsolf, the bullet entering his left
breast and bussing through his body
Just above the heart. Immediately
after the shooting on the morning or
April 10, Hrr.mnon was brought to Mc-
Kinney nnd placed In .lull, and later
, laced in the City Hospital.
Viewed Slnrm l>anitvge.
di.IiIyi bn opi;nin<; si:bmon
FOH BAM,AS MirrilODISTS
Rev. J. Sam Barctis, pastor of the
'■'list Methodist church of Mils city,
by invitation, delivered (he opening
Bormon of tho Dallus district confer-
ence Mondny, April 8r>, which Is now
in session at Wllmer.
MRS. HAWl.KY OIKS
AT ROCKWALL MONDAY
Mrs. S, j. Hawley died at Rockwall
Monday. Cntll a few weoks ago th«
deceased resided at Princeton. She
Is survived by three daughters.
Attended Funeral Here.
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. L. Snyder re-
turned to their homo at Sherman Sun-
day evening after apendlng Saturday
night and Sunday nt the home of the
latter'a mother, Mr*. Lee Talking-
ton, In this city. Mr. Snyder, en-
route to McKinney Snturday, stopped
o(T In ••Melissa to view the wreck and
devastation of the recent cyclone
there. Mr. Snyder was chairman of
the Sherman cltlaens organisation for
the relief of the Melissa cyclone suf-
ferers. He stated that between five
and six thousand dollars was raised
at Sherman for that purpose. This
amount wns In cash and In supplies.
F W. Jnekson of Itenner, honored
old settler of that section of the coun-
ty, was a business visitor in McKinney
Jewel Ro'vhln* ha* returned to Col-
lege Station where he Is attending A.
Si M. College after a visit to his
aunt, Mrs. S. K. Pendegrass.
Homer Rogers and wife visited
McKinney relatives. Snturday night
ami Sunday, and attended the Col.
Doggett funeral Sundny afternoon.
Homer lingers Is a son of former
County Treasurer J. B. Rogers of
this county, while Mrs. Rogers Is a
daughter of Mrs. J. W. Webb ot thll
city and a sister of Mrs. B. W. Rol-
low, also of this city.
Charles Moore Resting Nicely.
A report fro mthe City Hospital
Tuesday stated that Charles Moore
was resting nicely. Mr. Moore under*
went a serious operation Tues-
day. having his right hand and left leg
amputated. He was painfully burned
Friday morning at the power houm
Just north of the eltjr when lie bruehed
against the rod of an oil switch carry-
ing >1,000 voltage.
Thanks t<> W. H. Campbell of Mc-
Kinney, Route B, far his renewal sub-
scription to The Weekly Democrat-
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 28, 1921, newspaper, April 28, 1921; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291704/m1/1/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.