The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 26, 1921 Page: 1 of 12
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YIIIRTY-EH.li I'll YEAH (Established February 7. IHttl).
McKl.WEY, COLLIN COUNTY, Tl XAS, THURSDAY. MAY J«. Illlil.
12 PAGES THIS WEEK
Copyrighted 1921 by W. 1'. Font*!'.
Washington, l . I'., May ;ii 1981.
During the ourl> part ol week cent-
oruiK on J lint- t ono ot the most se-
vere s t u r ms ol I hi' ye.li ||| open its
butteries on the Eskimo people* ol
northwestern Alusku uiiii those grand-
children of the Japanese race will
have i serious time ot it, because that
tierce storm will lie ut IU greatest in -
teuHily at lhut time unit place. Aliout
June 4 all the northern Buckles iiuU
the lower countries on each side of
the mouiituin crest will be covered by
u great warm wave. The more ln-
ten.se that warm wave the greuter fear
and caution you Hhould huve about
that monster beaut behind It, making
a charge to the southeustwurd/ similar
to that of Roosevelt's iioseliorued
African beast. Somewhere between
the Yukon forests of northern Aluksu
and Now Orleans, during llrst week in
June, will occur a historic destruc-
tion of life and property almost as
relentlees as that caused by the new
go-carts of our country highways.
Above is only one chapter of the
gieutest storm period of 1821. A
frost, the most destructive of the yeiir.
will follow these great storms and
much damage will occur to eurly
crops, particularly in the Missouri,
upper Mississippi. Red ol the North,
Haskatchewun, and Albany river val-
leys and about I^uke Manitoba, Luke
Winnipeg and the Great l^akes.
Middle of the low—storm center-
will cross meridian 90 near St. Ixmis
not far from June 5, move southeast-
ward • toward southern part of the
Alleganles then northeastward toward
Newfoundland. You may have noted
that those storm centers have been
closely following the paths I marked
for them This great storm center
will move from St. lyjuls to •*s'1'w^
foundlarul in three or four days. Ruin
Yes; a plentiful supply of it Of
course the topography of the land
surfaces—elevations and depressions
will out off a few lociilitle, but the
rains will be so general that I ■wllHioi
try to select the exceptions.
Monthly changes in rainfall for the
season have been calculated for near
March 16, April 14, May 14, June 11.
July 12. The longer period changed
near middle of April and will change
again near October 1.
I am expecting a hurricane in the
vicinity of Cuba about July 10. It will
be a very dangerous tropical storm
*nd much destruction ol properly can
be avoided by giving attention to this
forecast. I cannot give any further
Information about it except that it
will cause very cool weather in the
middle northwest. The path and de-
structive force of these hurricanes can
be foretold as correctly as I am giv-
ing the dally temperatures at Pitts-
burg. St. Louis. St. Paul and other o-
callUos, but I am not tlnanciully able
to work out that Important problem. I
would work It out If I had the money
to pay for the work An observutorj
has boon established in Cuba to study
the hurricanes, but, us they know
nothing about the cause of any kind or
storms, they cannot progress. I ab-
solutely know the causes of all kinds
of storms, but have only partly work-
ed out the problems buck of means
to pay for the work is the reason. I he
Cuba hurricane Institution could gel
my knowledge of hurricanes, but not
till they come after It.
THE LOCAL MARKET
What the Farmera Arc Being I'ald for
Their Products—Corrected to Data.
Feedstuff and Grain.
Corn-in shuck per bu Vi'ro
Bran per cwt Jj™
Shorts per cwt
oats per bushel
Wheat per bu. (basis No. 1.) •• 1"
Alfalfa hay per ton '« to $zo
Millet hay pt-r ton 10[to 1Z
Johnson grass hay per ton 17.60 to$10
Prairie hay per ton 18 to II"
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Produce and Provisions.
Bacon per pound to !#e
Butter per pound We to IBt
Creamery butter • J®1'
■Thickens, fryors per pound 5c
Old roosters, per lb -Be
Hens, per lb J;°
Kggs per dos. (candled) lie
Turkeys per lb J®1'
Lard per lib. • •
Irish potatoes per bu •'
Sweet Potatoes per bu *•"«
♦ ♦ ♦
I jive Mock
Hogs por cwt JJ J.
Beef cattle pen cwt M to •
Sheep per cwt " to 1
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per pound ®c to 12c
jn seed per ton ■ *>2
Cci^on seed meal per cwt I.n
Hulls per ton •8
Mind hulls and mpal eotton
seed per cwt. . .jrT. .. . 1.00
""" "A""M "'ToW *T HW
Sunday morning at 11:80 o'clock
Ore destroyed the big barn and much
feed Stuff on the Bngleman old homo
glna at irr— The (arm now be-
longa to X. n McKinney and Jesse
Atkinson of this city.
barn Messrs. McKinney and Atkinson
lost about BOO bushels of oorn and
some nay. Their law was ahout llOH
with no Insurance. W. P.
on the Place. • «> h'* **7™
and some feed stuff. He oarried no
is begun in
The Jury 111 the case of \\ . II
Worthy vs. Texas Electric Itnllway.
was completed Monda> afternoon.
The taking of testimony was begun
Tuesday morning. The plaintiff, who
is suing fur about 134,000 lor dumuges,
was the llrst witness placed ill the
His attorneys ure Truett and
Neuthery und Judge Charles K. Green-
wood of Dullus.
The electric railway Is represented
by YV. K. Abernathy of this city and
Judge K. C. Dillurd of Sherman.
The Jury in the case Is us follows:
C. R. Gallagher. U W. Nichols, II
Bell, It. A. Crank, J. W. Spain, A. E
Douglass, It. L. Vinson, C. M. Mc-
Elyeu. Robt. Nicholson, J. 1). Burton.
Ben F. Gearhurt and II. M. Marconi.
The second week of district court
began Monday morning with the call-
ing of the civil docket by Judge Frank
E. Wilcox. The Jury for the week
was sworn in by District Clerk Alice
(Juite a number of prospective Ju-
rors were excused for various rea-
sons. Home were transferred for
service later during the term. The
main reasons given were for sick-
ness in family. Some said their
crops needed immediate attention.
One man said ho could not read
and write. "You can sign your name,
can you not?" asked Judge Wilcox.
"Yos," he replied.
"You'll do," assured the Judge.
Another man's wife whs reported
suffering from rheumatism. He was
"Judge, 1 served on u special ve-
nire several months ago," said one
"How long," inquired Judge Wil-
"Can't let you off," and the man
sat down, as a wuvo of laughter
swept the court room.
"My crop needs my attention."
suid one man.
"Will you work If 1 allow you to go
home?" uskod Judge Wilcox.
The crowd tittered.
The man said he would. However
he decided to stay and serve this
week Instead of coming back again.
At 10 o'clock Judge Wilcox ex-
cused the Jury until 1:30 p. m.
Saturday was divorce day in the
Fifty-ninth District court, non-cont-
ed divorce cases. Judge Frank E.
Wilcox granted three divorces in the
Albert Taylor vs. Frank Taylor, the
plaintiff given custody of minor child.
Laura Eva Higglns ys. A. C. Higgins
Mrs. Maggie Pnt%biiH vs. C. B.
♦ ♦ ♦
Ex Parte Ethel Shipley, application
for removal of disabilities as a minor.
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Jury for W<*ek.
O. R. Gallagher, C. C. Davis, I,. W
Nichols, II. Bell, F H. Priest, R. A
Crank, A. A. Bengali, .1. W. Spain, A.
E. Douglas, O. 11. Older, B. D. Vin-
son, T. W. Nohlett, C. N. McElyea.
Robert Nichols, J. Brlrlgefarmer. .1
D. Burton. J. W. Howard, Ben T.
Hoarhart, II. M. Marcom, J. T. Can-
trell, D, Ij. James and W. S. Talley.
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Nutile 4 hanged.
Ex Parte Ernest Cockerman, appli-
cation to change name to Ernest
Vardermuu, application granted by
GRAND .I!TRY TAKES
INDUTMIINTS POI ND
The grand jury which convened last
Monday, a week ago, recessed Monday
afternoon until July 5. The inquls-
torial body has been busy the few days
it has been In session. Its report
shows thlrty-.'ieven indictments In fel-
ony caes and sixteen Indictments for
Marriage Idem am.
I^iwrence H. Mayo and Iaura May
Scott Mangrutn and Ora Collins.
Will Chamberlain and Eddie I.tvely
Eoyd Rich and May Johnson.
Walter Walker and Allle Howard
Nathan Adams and Katie Newing-
Hosea I,. Euscomh and Muttle Evan*
The district conference of the Ep-
worth League to have been hold at
Piano Friday night, Saturday and
Sunday, has been postponed until
Fridayy night, Saturday and Sunday,
June 3, 4 and fi. All delegates are
urged to please take notice. Gerald
McCollum of Wylle Is president of
the District Epworth Leacue.
West Texas Suffering.
J. 3. Shell on, cotton merchant, has
returned from a month's business
trip to Seymour and other nplnts In
West Texas. He says that sftme sec-
tions in the West are suffering for
want of rain, while some sections
have excessive ralna. Where rains
have fniton crops are looking very
good, Mr. Bhelton said.
i At the ripo old ago of 7!* years, 11
moiuliM and 16 days, B. 1,. Parker.
Contcdciu!•• veteran aud .Mason lor 6b
yuars, qineil> breathed Ins lust at
o i loi k Wtdiit'sdu) morning, at his
Illume. JUL South College street,
j wheiv lie hud resided for 40 yeurs.
I Thu deceased was u sliooinaKor o>
LruUc aim followed thai uvoculiou
jevsi since he cumc lo Mclviuue) In
i#7J until a few months ugo when he
retired Hum work on account ot lu-
! lirinities ol advuiicing age. lie wus
down tuwn unl> last Sulurduy und
touk duwu with his fatal illness thut
| night, which resulted In his death 72
! hours later. Ills death hus caused
much sadi-ess throughout Ins hoinu
R. I,. Parker was born in
Humphreys County, Tennessee, June
10, 1B41. He married Miss Amanda
Burch in 1 Ktiu at Waverly, Tennessee.
The dear old wife and helpmeet for
nearly sixty-l-wo years, survives
him. He served throughout the Civil
War In the Confederate armies. The
surrender finding him In the Gen. N.
11. Forrest's famous cavalry division.
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Uaoie Hero in 1079.
On June 3rd, 1872, he arrived in
McKinney where he and his xood wile
reared their family of children and
continued to call their home for the
remainder of his life. For forty years
this splendid old couple resided in the
old home In which he quietly breath-
ed his last In the midst of JUs devoted
| wife and family circle of liv e children,
i The deceased 'was an expert at Ills
|trade whose business was always more
i popular with the trade than ho
could accommodate. In Ills work ill
Ills trade he was as conscien-
tious ilid honest us he was el'llclunt
und. consequently, old customers wore
retained und new ones came to I he
maximum number tliut he would und
He was one of the most systematic
men in his business affairs that ever
lived in our city. Slow to multo u
promise, but purtillotis to the minute
in meeting his obllgutlmis and
He reared his family with those
ideals and principles uppermost in
He wus a man of retiring disposition
who mover desired nor sought office
or public honors, but was a lover and
supporter of good morals aud honest,
efficient government. He was an es-
pecial friend to the cuuso of good
schools aud better educational facili-
ties for the young and rising genera-
tion. He gave his children good school
advantages and all of hifl children be-
came usoful cltlcens—school teachers
or editors. He was a brother of the
late J. R. Parkor, an honored McKin-
ney business man, who died about ten
years a«o. He is survived by one
brother, Warren D. Parker of Dullus.
who came to his bedside Tuesday.
He Is also survived, besides his
heartbroken old widow, by the follow-
ing children: C. W, Parker, printer
und stutionor, Sherman, Texas; Editor
Ernest ,1. Parker of the Sherman
Democrat; W. A. Parkor. editor of the
Bindale Reporter; Mrs. W. 11. BIcB-
urdsoit ol Denver, Colorado, and Mrs.
Battle l<ue Falun, u teacher for sev-
eral years jiust In the Dallas city
schools. He is also survived by 14
grandchildren und one great grand -
Mr. Purser was one of the very old-
est members of St. Johns I/odge No.
61 A. F & A. M. of this city and was
a me ruber of tho Christian church.
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Funeral services will be conducted
at the residence, 206 South College
street, at 10 o'clock Thursday morn-
ing May 28, by Rev. Clifford &
Weaver and Rev. E. B. Flncher. In-
terment will follow in the family bury-
ing ground In Pecan Grove "nmotery
under Masonic auspices. Thu active
pallbearers will be selected from the
Masonic fraternity by St. John's
Honorary pallbearers will be as fol-
lows: Dr. T. W. Wlloy, Dr. J. E.
Gibson. Dr. J. C. Erwln, Dr. W. R.
Mathers, l>r. W. S. Wysong, John l>.
Page. John S. Heard. R. H. !>avls, W.
Murdock, Henry A. Finch, Geo. B.
Hughes, G. J. Barlow, O. Doddy,
Walter B. Wilson, Eld. R. C. Horn.
Clint Thompson, F. C. Thompson,
Senator Tom W. Perkins, Oscar M.
Ooddard, J. H. Cable, J. G. Fltshngh.
Howell B. Smith, R. F. Dowell. Capt.
J. 8. Dowell. W. R. Abernnthy, E. W.
Kirkpalrick. Dr. M. S. Met*. Dr. A. T.
Bryant, A. G. Speck, I. H. Younger,
Judge George R. Smith, E. O. West.
G. Adams, Judge VV. J. J. Smith, and
W. U. Keen.
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In tho passing of R. D. Parker, the
South loses one of Its typical old oltl-
sens of the highest honor, chivalrous,
courageous, honest and brave. He
loved his country and flag with all the
ardor of a patriot that ho wns. Court-
esy. promptness. Industry and frugal-
ity were all a part of his very nature.
A model cltlaon In civic affairs—
humble and tinsslflsh, he was also
naturally a devoted husband and
father and a home-loving man. What
greater tr'butes can be spoken of any
man. Pence to his ashes and repose
to hie soul.
The county is being covered by Mr
Bush of Wucu, who is addressing the
fuimuiH In reference to the cotton
conlruct of the Texas Farm Bureau
Cotton Marketing Association.
It is pluuncd to liuvc tanners ol
i'exua lu pool at least i.uue.uuu bale.'
ol cotton tor u period ol ll\e years
Alroud) more than 1 bu,UtHl bales Has
been signed up on this pool uilh Kills
County 111 thu lead with 1'u.uuu bales.
Ukluiiuniu has ulrcud> signed up -i ;>u.-
uuu bales. Her quota "Was onl> 3UU,-
UUU bales. Mississippi bus also signed
her pool lor SOU,UUU bales,
There uro ten Southern stales that
have planned (t) pool the cotton ol
their stale through a similar plan.
Bradford Kuapp, formerly luiud of
thu extension service of thu south, ami
who is now doun of ugrioulturo of the
University of Arkunstis, will speak ut
Furmsrsville Tuesday, May 31st, at 2
p. m. His address will be in the in -
terest ot' this pool.
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Speaking Dales Arranged.
Mr. Bush's speaking dates In this
county are as follows.
Blue Ridge, May 26, 8 p. ni.
Veiona, May 27, x p. m
Wylle. May 28. 3 p. in..
Culleoka. May 30, 3 p. m.
Princeton, May 3d, 8 p. in.
Copovllle, June 1, 8 p. in.
Clear Duke, June 2, 8 p. in.
Duvon, Juno 3, 2 p. in
Nevada, Juno 3, 8 p. m.
Josephine, Juno 4, 3 p. tn.
Murphy, June U, 8 p. in.
Piano, June 7, 8 p. in.
Kenner, June 8, 8 p. m.
Ijebanou, June 9. 8 p. m.
Frisco, Juno 10. 8 p. in.
Prosper, June 11, 3 p. m.
Weston, Juno 13, 8 p. in.
Chunibersvllle, June 14, 8 p. m.
Celinu, June 15, 8 p. m.
Melissa, June 16, 8 p. in.
Foote, June 17, 8 p. m.
Westminster, June 18, 3 p. m.
Parker, June 20. 8 p. in.
Allon, June 21, 8 p. m.
kucas, Juno 22, 8 p. m.
hea Mills, June 23, 8 p. m.
Rloomdalo, June 24, 8 p. in.
Altogu, June 25. 3 p. m.
Valdasta, June 27, 8 p. m.
Rtkhop, June 28, 8 p. m.
WlnnlngUofr, June 2#, 8 p. m.
DONATES $6(1.000 TO METH-
ODIST EDUCATION FUND
Mrs. J. L. Oldham and children.
John, Jane and Mnrl.iret Polk Old-
ham, are the several weeks guests of
Mrs Oldham's mother In Kemo.
Ml« D-nks of Sherman spent Sat-
urday nlrht and Sunday with his
parents, Mr. and Mre. Willie O. Drake,
at Rnloe. He also attended cervices
at the W«t Baptist church Sunday
morn In it. hie brother. Avery Drake,
being one of the graduates of the Boyd
John Wynne Barton, financial direc-
tor for North Texas Conference in the
Christian education movement of the
Methodist Episcopal church. South,
announced Monday the first largo Indi-
vidual gift within his territory to the
$3.'t,000,u00 fund the church Is raising
for Its collogos. On Sunday, May 22,
J. J. Perkins, of Wichita Falls, made
ii donation of $50,000 provided the
First Methodist church of lhat city
would match It with a llko amount.
The chullnnge was promptly accoptcd
by the First church making a total
of $100,000 from that congregation.
The quota assigned the First Metho-
dist church, Wichita Falls, Is $28,000,
so that congregation will raise nearly'
four times as much as tho assigned
quota. Mr. Barton, who spent last
week with other Dnllas business men 1
on the trade trip, made It a point to
inquire about tho education movement |
ot every placo touched and at every
one ho hoard the most encouraging
The Fifth Suudu) meeting of the
Collin Count) Baptists will be held
with Frisco Baptist church, to begin
Thursday, Maj 2ii 8 p. m. and continue
Au important feature will lie thu
Mission Board mooting which con-
venes Saturday 1:80 p. m. ut which
time tile meeting place ol the next us-
sodution Is to be docldcd. Celinu,
Piano und McKinney ure being consid-
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'Ihiirn*lu), May Mill.
8:t>u p. m. -Introductory Sermon.
Rev. E. 1* Averotte.
♦ ♦ ♦
Friday, May J7III.
10:00 a. m.—"Prayer and Praise, '
—Rev. A. J. Seale.
10.40 u. in.—"Preparing the Way
for a Revivul," Itev. It. K. i 'oruellus
and ltev, E. F. Watson.
ll:i!U a. in.—Sermon,—dlev. Car-
l!:00 p. in. "How to Enlist ull our
Members in Financial Support of the
Church"—Rev. I... T. Grumbles, Rev.
R. I* Ijitever.
3:00 p. m. "Evils ol Present Da>
Conditions us Related to our Young
People and how to Correct Them"
Rev. It. J. Fletcher und ltov. F. U.
8:00 p. ni. -"How to ho a Good
Pastor"—Rev. J. Bell Snider.
8:30 p. m.—"Scriptural Baptism;
Its Bclutlon to Salvation"- ltev. G. L.
♦ ♦ ♦
Sal unlay May i2Ht.li.
8.30 u. m.—"Scriptural Worship" ■
Rev. J. H. Daws and Rev. E, E.
10:15 a. m.—"Denominational Iioy-
alty and Church Independence"—Row
John Wiiiham and Rev. Floyd Jones.
11.15 a. m.—Sermon, Rev. V. L.
1:80 p. m.—Board Meeting.
2:SO p. ni.—Women's Work—(Pro-
gram announced luter.)
8:00 p. in.—"How to Study the
Bible" Rev. I. D. Wallace.
8:80 p. m.—"Why Haptlsts-Ilostrlct-
od Communion"—Rev. G, O. Key.
♦ ♦ ♦
Sunday, May 3PUi.
10:00 u. m.—-Sunday Hcliool.
7:45 p. m.—"Origin and Immortal-
ity of tho Soul,'—O. J. Cyle.
BODY OF WOHIjD WAR HEHO
TO REACH TEXAN TOMORROW
The body of Carl Hprlngle, Farm-
crsville soldier -who paid the supremo
socrlflce on the battlefields of Franco,
was expected to arrive In Texas Wed -1
nesduy. according to word received
here. No funeral arangeinents are
FlfTH SUNDAY SINGING
AT BliYTHE'S CHAPEU
FOR PliANO I.ODGE
The fifth Sunday singing will bo
held at Wilson Chapel Sunday aft-
ernoon, May 29, beginning at 2:30
o'clock. All singers aro cordially in-
vited to attend. James M. Smith is
director of the Wilson Chapel choir, |
and stutoB that some good singers1
will bo present upon this occasion.
About thlrt.v-llvo members of tho
McKinney Rehekah Dodge, Including
the degree staff, went down to Piano
Tuesday night and conferred tho de-
gree on two candidates for the Piano
lodge. There was a good attendance.
At the conclusion of the team work
and business, refreshments were serv-
$1.25 Per Day for Cotton Choppers.
Interesting letters hav o reached Mc-
Kinney friends telling of the safe ar-
rival of G. H. Ilowson, cotton buyer,
in IJverpool. Mr. Rowson expects to
red urn to America in August.
| Cotton-chopping is tho order of
tho day all over Collin county. The
farmers are doing most of their work
themselves this year, aided by their
children. Whore they hire eotton
chopped, they pay $1.25 per day.
alleged illicit still raided
near wylie; man arrested,
released on bond of $5,000
DEBANON I. o. o. F.
TO GIVE BARBECUE;
PERKINS TO KPFAK
licbanon IjOdge, I. O. O. F., No. 276.
will glvo a barbecue to their members
on next Saturday, May 28, commenc-
ing at 4 o'clock. A great tlmo Is
anticipated. After the barbecue, all
tho members will repair to the halt.
Senator Tom W. Perkins of this city
has been Invited by the Lebanon I<odge
to deliver an address, and will be pres-
ent The Lebanon Dodge has a good
membership, and no doubt a large
crowd will be In attendance.
DONATIONS TO MlUB
Liberal donatlona have been made
to the McKinney Fire Department b?
Mrs. J. L. Lovojoy and J. H. Merritt
In appreciation of the services res
dered by the Are hoys during the
conflagration of Wednesday night.
May 11, when the big three-story
briek building and stock of hardware,
furniture and undertaking geede of
J. 9. Crouch * Co.
Deputy Sheriffs Harry White and
Jim Klmhrlel of McKinney uml Con-
stable R. L. Gullagher of Wyllo raid-
ed an alleged illicit still in East Fork
Croek bottom three miles east of Wylle
Friday afternoon. When found the still
was In operation, being sot on u four-
burner oil stove. About live or six
gallons of brew was found, about
twenty-live gallona of singllngs which
was being run through tho second
time, and some two or three hundred
gallons of maBh was also found.
• • •
Brought to McKtatiiey.
The still and contents were brought
back to McKinney. Jake McDowell,
who was arrosted and brought back to
McKinney and placed In Jail later
waived an examining trial to await the
-Mon of the grand jury before Initio*
• Peace Willie Sutherland. Two
ta were filed with Justice of
the Peace Sutherland against McDow-
ell—one alleging that ha was manu-
facturing liquor and one alleging that
he had liquor In hla peareaston.
His bond waa aet which
Commencement exercises for tho
McKinney lllxli school Ki'adualiug
class were held in the auditorium ot
the Boyd IIikIi school Moudu) night.
;The ^iioKrani began at S o'clock and
there was a large crowd present.
Prompt I) at the appointed hour tho
.eurtuin was raised and forty-aoven
jbrltsht faced buys ami girls seated
Ion the stage greeted the audience,
j The American Hug was conspicuously
j displayed at either end of the stage.
.The class and audience were brought
to their feet lis the llrst stralna of
"The Stur-Spungled Banner" were
sounded by Miss Irene Marloy at the
piano and all Joined III singing the
The Invocation wus offered by Dr.
The graduates then stood and sang
ol the class songs, "Huppy Daye
♦ ♦ ♦
Superintendent J, s. Carlisle then
Introduced the speaker ot tho oven-
iiig, President Tt. II. Illnlon, of the
East Texas State Normal school at
Commerce, who delivered the claaa
address. Prof. Illnlon Is ono of tho
leading educators of thu State. His
address was ably rendered and was
interspersed with Just enough wit and
humor to make II the more Interest-
ing, entertaining and Insiruutive. His
address was on Americanism and In
Ills discourse lie brought out many
startling fuels, some lhat were amus-
ingly surprising to many lu thu au-
In Hits country, he suid. there lire
Communists, Bolsheviks by tho hun-
dreds of thousands, who are ever
planning, and In ii measure putting
some of their plans into effect, to
destroy society, the home, the gov-
ernment and the Christian religion.
Capita^ and Dabor, since |ho war,
the speaker said, were ut daggers'
point because of their own selfish na-
Even cases like the above mention-
ed, lie said, were closer to us than
some peoplo think. The way to rom-
edy these conditions, he suid, was to
bc.come more democratic. These are
questions thut will demand the at-
tention ot these youngor boya and
girl*. He urged them to follow the
teachings of tho Christian rollglon,
and to tuke a stand for Ood, stand
for true Amerlcunlsm, the home and
♦ ♦ ♦
Mupt. Carlisle Is Speaker.
Supt. Carlisle, in the absence of
L. A. Scott, president of tho City
School Board, made u brief address
to tho audience lu appreciation of
the patronage and support given the
lty schools and said that whatever
had been accomplished wus due to
lie efforts of the patrons und that
he greatly appreciated the friendship
and co-operation of thu cltlxuns of
lie then turned aud uddresse'd the
members of the class. Hu urgod
them to ut all times lit; true to them-
selves and lo their home town, coun-
ty, state und nution, and said that
the higher institutions of learning
were anxious for thuni to enter their
doors lie named a list of tho State
educutlunul Institutions where former
graduates of the McKinney High
school were standing high up and in
fact, several, leading in their
Superintendent Carlisle then pre-
sented the diplomas to the class—
forty-seven In number. As ho called
the name the graduato stood and the
diploma was passed back to the
♦ 4 «
Prof. It. H. Hurdage, principal of
the Boyd High school, then an-
nounced the honor mombers of the
class. Of the boys Clarence Oar-
laud received llrst honors and Arvel
Butler received socond honors. Of
the girls Miss Ruby Rlckerson re-
ceived first honors and Miss Frances
Muse wus second.
The class then stood and sang Its
good night song.
Benediction wus pronounced by Dr.
After the exercises at the sohool
the class visited Craus & Dowd oon-
fectionery where u social functlojt was
1 (Ml-ACRE FARM
AT FOOTE HO Id)
A $88,000 land deal has Just been
consummated by Frank G. Dowell or
tho McKinney Realty Company. Mr.
Dowell sold 100 acres of line land In
the Foote community of Ben Lewis' to
Nat Talklngton. Mr. Talkington sold
200 acres of extra good land In Weat
Texas to Mr. Lewis. Both transac-
tions amounted to |t8,000. Mr. Dow-
ell has Just returned from West Trass,
where he went to complete the deal
botween Mr. Lewis and Mr. Talking-
ton. The McKinney Realty Company
is kept pretty busy now Hating and
selling and mchanglng lands, olty
property, etc. They have three good
autos, three hustling salesmen, and l(
you want service and deaire to sell,
exchange or buy, better see tham.
They knew how and do It different.
They also have plenty of money to
loan on Colt'n county land. See them
Joe Kirkland of Rhea Mills came to
MeMnney Friday afternoon ta gat a
Poland China sow whloh was shipped
to McKinney to the Rhea farm hy Joe
Csley of Bddy, Teaaa
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 26, 1921, newspaper, May 26, 1921; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291708/m1/1/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.