The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 15, 1921 Page: 1 of 16
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16 PAGES IN 2 SECTIONS THIS WEEK
Member of Hunting Party Tells of HOW COMMUNITY
Recent Outing on Frio River in Real ! AND COUNTY
County; Grandeur of Ranch Scenery SALES HELP
Mm. iiiicl Mrs. Will Hush. Mr. ami
Mr*. I*. V. Mulkey, Mr. and Mm. J. .1
Undo, Kntiis; Mr. and Mrs. I'. It
Westmoreland, Dr. and Mm. .1. Knight.
Major -Dickson. Col.
Tin- itliovf mentioned part> left Mi *
Kinney Nov. 21. 8:30 a. m. for their au-
ii u it I deer hunt on the Win. 1'. W
l-lolnics rnnoh In Ural county. \ las; Dul-
Copyrightcd 1921 by W T. Poster. ,us ,,.ol.t vVortli. Bteplienvillc. Ilrown-
Washlngton, 1 . Dec. 16-T^ ^ ltrady. Junction, making the
w**«*k centering on Dec. 2K will bring
The^7rTat"%aV w"chttn«eH"n temper: vrttl, only live hours sleep, landing i.t
at u res art* bud lor man, beast and,a very beautiful place on the 1- rio. .
winter vegetation; In HiIh case pur- elevation of 2100 feel where you
tlcularly bad for winter grain, more cunnot avoid nature blowing her
particularly bad for winter wheat breath directly Into your face. Major
which Is already in poor condition, j Clhe big boy) pulled forth the bed-
That temperature condition will strike Iu ll">t W«H temporarily mretohed
the Pacific slope near Dec. 2«. «>d a few hours of peaceful sleep In-
Rockies, general line of the Red river .dulled In. At 9 o'clock that big heart-
of the North and Mississippi river 28, ed nappy headed shine Hounded the
reaching Atlantic coasts near 30. This! breakfast signal and everyone wax
will be one of the most severe storms I ready to eat what Major had prepared,
of the winter and you should not fall The rest of the day was spent llxing
to get ready for It. All Its weather up camp which consisted of four large
wasningion, u. ... iw. . ■ wood, Urady. Junction, making the
'cek centering on Dec. JH wUl br ng hundred miles in Bush's
cry high temperatures o me da * Mulkey s two l.ulck touring pars
0. from the I cxas gulf coast o the Wt(Kln,or„,um, •„ lH)dge truck. The
ar north, ma kin* a very g at ilsc In compieted Nov. 28. 1 30 a. ...
en. ne rat urea from Dec. 20 to 2s. 1 1 1
features will go to great extremes, In-
cluding a northern hlixxard and a
southern norther. 1 cannot be too
positive nor loo emphatic about that
period of great storms.
The whole world of man has clam-
ored for an Intensely cold winter. My
contention bus been that the general
average of the principal weather fea-
tures would he close to the 10-year
average, with great extremes in all
the principal features. In speaking
of winter I mean from October 20 to
tents, three for sleeiHng purposes and
one for the dining room. Thursday.
Nov. 24 at daybreak live anxious rifle-
men e scattered to the four winds
of 90«J acres of rugged hunting
giounds and by noon of that day there
hung In camp a very line deer killed
by Phil V. Mulkey. Friday the third
duy In camp but second day of hunt-
ing Dr. Knight hung up No. 2. Satur-
day I'. V. Mulkey hung No. 3. Sunday
Mill Mush hung No. 4. Monday I'. It.
Westmoreland hung No. 5. These Ave
April 20. Those are the average dates(deer were killed with live single shots,
when the great changes from summer John Sharp (lower) of Kinds Joined
to winter and from winter to sum- us on Nov. 28 and was with us for
mer occur. You cannot llnd any real | five days and added to an already con-
sudden changes between spring and .genial party. He being an old hunter
summer nor between fall und winter, i made we wee hunters fee! shaky Inti
Por cropweather purposes let us dl-'it seems that old Johnny llardluck bail
vide the seasons into two, as nature him down but at one time lie scram!)-
makes then.. Depending on the Newjjud to his feet will, a very line 20
Moon in October the summer low that pound gobbler.
covers North America goes to South! The scenery surrounding this very
America and their high barometer— beautiful camp is beyond the writer's
winter conditions -comes lo NorthUtility to describe but if you can re-
America. The reverse occurs in IM|| HOme beautiful spot somewhere
A A. Itcagan, prominent iarnn r oi
near Put mcrsv illc, and successful Mum I
Collin purebred llvcjtock breeder and
enthusiast, stated lo a representative
oi this paper while in McKinney Sat-
urday that Parmursvlllc Is real proud
of her community show and lair. Their
I sccond one was only held last week
continuing for throe days. The boll
! weevil menace and average crop un-
certain1 v of every kind makes It im-
| er;*«l' 'i. bo lie says. I hut our Collin
county fanner* give more attention to
the breeding of registered cuttle, hogs
and sheep, and pur strain poultry.
| He cited an instance tending to demon-
strale tl.e correctness of the Partners-
villi; community fair awards.
♦ ♦ ♦
Pi-run Un.vc Dairy <>iil.
In their lirsl show In 1920 be stated
(but a Pecan drove Dairy (of McKIn
ney) gilt wits awurded first premium.
This name gilt one year later ut the
Dallas State Flar won the Junior
championship In her cluss, her chief
competitor was Glover's sow from Mis-
souri, that had uniformly won llrst In
six or seven siate fairs this yuur be-
fore coming to the Texus State Kalr
where she was defeated and stood
second to the McKinney gilt that start-
ed on her career In the slum ring al
Furmersvlllc's llrst community show.
♦ ♦ ♦
A Club Roy's IVolit.
Mr. Itcugan also cited another In-
stance of the profit in breeding regis-
tered hogs. He referred to Ted Hurkott
a member of the Fttt'inersvllle boys
hog club, who bought u gilt for lluO
in the llrst Farmcrsville community
show and sale of 1920. After raising a
litter of nine pigs that now weigh 200
pounds or more caoh, he sold I ho gilt
now a tried sow, in the second Fnrtn-
ersvllle show anil auction sale hold
last week for $115, or tlfteen dollars
more than the sow cost him one year
ago anil he still has the nine pigs or
hogs besides. Mr. Iteagan is one of the
prime movers among the activities of
Kast. Collin's purebred livestock men.
Such men as he are Invaluabi'e citi-
zens to their community and county.
21 GRADUATES TO
AT END OF MIDTERM
April, the average dates beiuK Oct.
20 and April 2". Hut these average
dates are changing—falling buck-
about 50 seconds every year. A con-
siderable change has occurred since
the Christian era brought in our
present method of keeping time. The
cause of this 50-sceond annual change
is found in the motion of our Sun
around the center of our se:"iil Milky
Way. October 20 to Apr! JO is our
cropseason winter, April 20 to Oc-11|)(
tober 20 our cropseason summer. That
kind of winter. I believe, will be close j
to tl.e 10-year average for the win-j
ter beginning Oct. 31. 1921. ending
April 18, 1922
liiist two weeks of December pre-
cipitation will be near the general
average, least moisture utong the
southern coasts of America, Increas-
ing northward to northern agricul-
tural parts of Canada. These are ex-,
peeled to be the general conditions frr°eerlc8 (ut
but will not apply to a few small sec-
tions for which land elevations and
depressions control moisture.
My monthly weather charts have
been greatly Improved. All my weath-
er forecasts have recently been very
some beautiful spot
upon this earth, Just mugnll'y it sev-
eral times and you will have a true
picture of our camp.
It just hurls me lo have to mention
these lady members for I am one oi
these men that positively know noth-
ing about them. Knowing nothing
about them you can't expect anything
but it must lie done so here goes.
Aunt Ida (Mrs. Moilo) as we all call-
ed her was bard to distinguish from
masculine gender in dress as were
ull the rest and when advice was need-
ed site gave It. and she was designated
as budy of the Camp. Then there was
Itobcrt, Kriimu, Kathleen and Maude.
iThut Mutiny spirit predominated for
1 these are tl.e names used: Uncle Jim.
Aunt Ida. Kohcrta, Km ma Kathleen,
i Maude. John, Mill, Joe, I '111I, Peyton
| The above crowd ate $104.90 of
wholesale price) two
buck deer und twelve large turkeys.
Now Isn't It awful to be a notorious
writer and unable to say anymore than
the above about ■women, but I warned
you und for that reason 1 had to Jump
to the eats).
much Improved and I utn expecting! We are all heavier than we were on
them to give better satisfaction dur- ^*°v, 21, 21 but it you could only eat
ing 1022 than ever before. The long-
er I work at the great weather prob-
lems the more wonderful, to me. are
the exceedingly close relations that
■exist between Sun. Moon and planets.
including Knrtli Its atmosphere, and
l-r* its ocean waters. Kvery day it Is be-
ing demonstrated lo me that the an-
cients knew more about these natural
laws than we do and whoever studies
ileeplj into these tilings, called astro-
physics, will readily understand why
the ancients believed each of these
solar system bodies to be a god, each
liuvlnu a "sphere of influence" sep-
arate from tl.i' others. Hut they bad
not discovered the form which——
electro-magnetism—-Is the all power-
ful that controls everything physical.
MkiCAIN PURCHASES Hi;sll I N( K
l/MATED ON WADDIM. NTHKin
for two weeks tl.e things that Major
can cook It would be necessary thai
you be troubled with pernicious
anemia and with in (iO Inches of
death's door not to con.e back.
The Win. P. W. Holmes Kanch is
located within 58 miles of a rutlroad,
containing nearly 1(1 sections of land
l.umped and bumped as it is and I lie
lieve if It was pressed out smooth II
would most cover the state. Tills ranch
is stocked with cattle and goats, with
plenty of such game as deer, turkeys
quail, squirrels, cats, foxes, wolves
and llsh (speckled trout und bass) up
to llvo pounds. We have this land leas-
ed for hunting privileges, the owner
allowing us fi guns per season. During
the twelve days encamped there were
11 deer killed with heads ranging from
spikes to 22 points, eight of these were
killed by our party, Mulkey threi
Mush two, Knight two, Westmoreluml
K. O. McCain has purchased J. A. one. nlso twelve or fourteen turkeys.
Itountree's fine home on Waddlll The Kast prong of the Prlo river rises
stroet, and will occupy It with the be- within this ranoh which gives us water
Killing of the New Year. Mr. Mountree to drink that really satisfies. The
will build a new home, he states, some weather conditions at this time of
time it. 1922. Mr. McCain's newly pur year enables us to keep all meat killed
chuscd home Is one of the most mod- us most every night is visited with a
ern and choicest located In our entire j heavy frost to an Inch or more of Ice.
city. Mr. McCain came to McKlnnej jriie middle of the day Is quite warm
this year, acquiring the big dry goods or enough so to permit bathing. Ilow-
store of Matthews Hros. Oo. He is u t«ver the sun does not reach our camp
live wire buslnes man. and is doing there us early as It does our home here
well. For many years he has been a 'on account of the mountains on the
icudltiK cltlxen anil business man or ,.««(; neither does it linger so long on
Farmcrsville. and still conducts n lurg< account of the mountains on thi west,
dry goods business there. The Dully'say, ll's line. You ought to try it some
Courler-Oaxcttc and Weekly Demo
cral-Guxette are more than pleased to
chronicle the acquisition of this line
home by Mr. and Mrs. McCain, which
means, that they expect lo In- perma-
nent cltlxcns of our fast-growing city
We are well pleased, too, to state that
Mr. and Mrs. Mountree will not leave
our city; on the contrary, will build a
new homo In the future. Mr. Mountree
Is the able malinger of the Texas Cot
New York. Dec. 13.—When Hetty
lenders took off her coat In court the! Iiik him thi
Judge gasped because all Hetty wore
was a pair of pink socks -rolled down (iBAVEN 1111(18. SHIP PIO
PAI L K. Mch i:\NI0Y RE-
VISITS MrKINNKY FRIENDS
Paul K. McKenney of Columbus,
Ca., Is spending a few days here, the
guest of friends. Mr. McKenney was a
citlHeii of McKinney for n few years,
being manager here for the Texas
Cotton Mill. While u cltlxen here he
was ulmi president of the Chamber of
Commerce. All of his friends are glv-
The monthl) meeting of tl.e Mi
Kinney School Hoard was held Mun
ih.) afternoon In the law office oi
True! I A \oaI her) Ocorgf Wilcox
vice president of thu board, presided,
ami Will .1. I £ lieu served in Ins usual
eftleient manner as secretin > . Clt>
Superintendent Curllsle presented IiIf
monthly report showing an enrollment
of about two thousand pupils, with an
average attendance of about 95 pel
cent for the white schools.
The colored school uverago ulteud
at.ee in not so good. The board voted
lo graduate the fullo>*lug twenty-one
pupils al midterm:
1 Handle Doyia.
Messie I <ee May.
Juanlta Valcru McKinney.
Mary l>islle White.
hXIward D. Oreenwood.
Albert N. Jackson.
Joe M. McKinney.
The graduation exercises will take
place Jan. 13. The baccalaureate ser-
mon will be delivered by Dr. J. I..
Morris, pastor of the Klrst Methodist
church, at the First Christian church.
Sunday, Jun. 8.
The board docided on a holiday va-
cation Pom Friday. Dec. 23 to Mon-
day, Jan. I.
Health among tl.e pupils seems to
ibe better than usual and tl.e utmost
j harmony and the best of Interest pre
|vnl|s among the pupils In each of tlei
j schools. Very satisfactory work Is
being done by both teachers and
pupils, outside of tl.e crowded condi-
tion of some of the schools very tint
work of a highly satisfactory nature is
U SETS MORE
IET1ERS OF EUCE
MAKE ARREST AND
STOLEN AT ARDATH
5,000 BALES SHORT
IN COLLIN COUNTY
There were ginned in Collin county
from the 1021 cotton crop prior to
December 1, 45,525 bales of cotton as
compared with 50,864 hales ginned to
the same date lust year. J. Perry
Watson, government statistician for
Colllin county. Mr. Watson will start
on another round of the county Tues-
day, but expects to llnd only a few
bales ginned sines ht , lo-.t report.
RKV. J. !>. IU'DUINN CRITICALLY
11,1, AT WKKTMINHTICIl
Hev. J. D. Huilgins has recently
moved to Westminster where he has
purchased a home. The Rev. Mr.
Hudgins is one of the best known
Methodist preachers In the North
Texas Conference. He has held pas-
torates at Prosper, Princeton, anil
other points In the McKinney district.
Hut for several years has been serv-
ing pastorates in the Honham and
other districts. His health has failed
him and, at present, his condition Is
regarded as extremely critical. His
long time friend, Bd S. Hurgc, of Ro-
land, drove over to Westminster Sat-
urday and spent a couple of hours
with him. He took him some squir-
rel, frying chickens and other edibles
calculated to tempt the appetite of a
sick num. Mr. Hurge regretted very
much to liuil his good friend's condi-
tion so serious. The Mev. Mr. Hud-
gins is a cousin of the late Prof. H.
W. Hudgins who was for several years
principal of the McKinney High
PMKACHKN AND TI ACHKN
SCHOOL AT NEVADA
Rev. W. D. Thompson, presiding
elder of the McKinney district, preach
ed Sunday morning at the Nevada
Methodist church and then held first
quarterly confercnce at thut place
Rev. J. W. Reck lg serving his third
year as pastor at that place. In addi-
tion to being a popular pustor. the
Rov. Mr. Beck Is also an efficient and
popular school teacher. He Is teaching
ills second year In the Nevada High
school, being the teacher of Ijitln In
that school. Rev. Mr. Reck Is one of
the most highly educated young Meth-
odist ministers of the North Texas
KI OCI WUli FARM PR
Hi:VISITS M WSPAPl.HM \,\
TO AN ARKANSAS Ct'STOMFH
Hetty was pinched for dancing on the
nub way platform, that way.
O raves Hros., Industrious young
Rufua Furr lias rocenlly repainted stockmen of McKinney have Just
hla rent house on Kast Anthony street shipped out a fine I'olnnd China pig
better known as the T. M. Wilson old to Hen I<ewls, one of their customers
home place. ,at White Oak, Arkausns.
Tom Ht'lgham was here from Mur-
phy, dropping In to see us. We have
known him for more than thirty years,
and for that length of time lie has
been a valued render of onr paper.
Mr. Rrlgham started In with us as :i
reader when first started in the news-
paper bualucm In Collin county. He ts
n farmer w1 " farms with Ills hands
and head: to > with his tongue. He hnr
n>ado a suci • is, lie owns 2flo acres of
tine land between Piano and Wyllc
nnd 100 no ii near Lucas. Does not
owe a dime In this world on his land
or nnythlnr "Ise. Has money In the
j bank. Health s all this, he looks on the
, bright side of life, believing In the
ifnlherhood of (lod and I he brother-
I hood of man. We appreciated a visit
jiind friendly talk with our old-time
friend. Come often, Tom.
LOSS IS $8,000
Fire at lo o'clock Monday night
destroyed the six-room residence and
the furniture anil household effects of
Mr. and Mrs. It. D. Brwln, 508 North
Church street. Mr. ICrwIu estimates
his loss al $7,500 or $8,000, partially
covered by Insurance.
The cause of the tiro is unknown.
Mr. and Mrs. Krwln had been gone
from home about ten minutes, when
neighbors discovered the flames
breaking through the roof at the back
of the building. Mr. and Mra. Brwln
left no lire burning when they left.
They believe the lire was caused from
electric wiring, which probably had
become defective. The lire depart-
ment put up a heroic tight and soon
had the flames under control. Bf-
tlclcnt work on the part of the lire
boys saved tlio residence of W. II.
•Sims, adjoining on the north. The
Sims residence caught on fire two or
SHOT I Of \l> IN
(larnett Wright, formerly of Pros-
per but now If McKinney, is a pa-
tient In the McKinney City Hospital,
lie was operated on Friday afternoon
in thai Institution. In removing his
appendix, the operating surgeons
found a number 8 shot in the end ot
it. The only explanation t.f it is thut
at some time in the past, he had
probably swallowed the shot when
partaking of food. Mr. Wright's con-
dition is considered satisfactory and
his early recovery Is expected. Mr.
Wright is a son of J. W. Wright, a
well known cltlxen who operated a
service car line from McKlney to
WcHt Collin nnd Denton points.
('(•VroN ACRAOK OF
SOUTH KANT COLLIN SAMF.
R. A. McClendon, a successful fnrm-
er of Southeast Collin whose land is
located one mile norlh of Nevada. Is
of the opinion that the 1922 cotton
acreage will about equal the ucreage
of the present year. The prevalence
of boll weevil makes a cotton crop so
uncertain that farmers fear to risk
too much of their land any more in
the fleecy staple. Southeast Collin
Is especially udaptoil to the production
of cotton, corn and onts and feed
Southeast Collin contains much
valuable, well tilled tarm land and
many highly Improved farms.
Land sells at fancy prlccr. But
with boll worms and weevils destroy-
ing cotton production or. nt least
scrlonsly curtailing It. formers must
turn more of diversified crops and
purebred livestock as a means of sup-
port. Diversification and livestock
would undoubtedly result In building
up and conserving the soil, much of
which wus greatly deteriorated from
the long followed policy of cotton pro-
duction almost exclusively on much
Information received by relative*
hero Monday from the bedside of Mrs.
Hlkln Franklin of Roswell. Now Mexi-
co, stated that her condition wns
worae. Mrs. Franklin has been danger-
ously III for the past several days.
Frank Callahan of near Princeton.
was placed In Jail early Tuusdut
morning and u charge of burglary
f I led against him, following the bur-
glurixlng of the Williams general mer-
chandise store at Ardath at 2 o'clock
Tuesday morning, and the theft of
Mr. William's Ford cur. Mr. Williams
heard somebody leave his place. He.
hurried to his garage to get his car, UIU" 11 ,,,n •"•"'J™ documentary evl-
Washlngton, Dec. 13. -"I have |>re-
seiiteil lo the committee more than
"oil letters or affidavits charging Iho
I. lilting of American soldiers III
I ranee by their officers or al the
ciiiill.iai.il of those officers. When till)
committee meets again I will hava
that many mure to offer."
So declared Senator Tom Watson
of (leorgiu today. He was referring
to the Senate investigation of hla
charges I hu t soldiers were Illegally
executed In Pre lice.
"Kvery mall brings In letters by the
score, making new charges, giving
names, dates and places and signed
by persons .willing to testify," de-
clared Senator Watson.
The cominlttcc has taken a reoeaa
after finding that his store had been
burglarized and Intended giving chuse
lo the burglars, hut found his cur wua
gone. The matter was reported to the
Sheriff's department here. Deputy
Sheriff Harry White left ut daylight
for that section. He found the auto
mobile abandoned on the pike between! M'> ,u,w """ /'''
McKinney and Princeton. Mr. White 'muy."f .
returned to McKinney and obtained u A 1 Mluhnel
search warrant and returning searched .'., .
tu ning searched
t lie home of I'Vuiik Callahan, two
tulles west of Princeton, where he
found a quantity of the stolen goods.
Callahan was placed under urrest and
with the Htolen articles brought to
McKinney. sheriff Kil Hlukemun stated
that Frank Callahun had Implicated
another person in the burglary who
had not been arrested at noon. About
$200 of merchandise was tuken from
the store, Including groceries, overalls,
dresses und candles.
ItOVAL HAWAIIAN ORCHESTRA
CONCUHT AT MII.IJUAN SCHOOL
In order to secure something new
nnd unique In the way of ciitcrlnln-
n.ent, ns well as lo "Put one over" the
other schools of the country, lite
teachers and trustees of Milllgan
School have succeeded In obtaining a
company of the most successful and
best known Hawaiian entertainers,
l-'our members of the Royal Hawaiian
Orchestra, now located in Dallas, will
give a concert at Mllligau school
bouse, four miles cast of McKinney,
Thursday evening, December 22. 8
o'clock. This orchestra of native
llawallaiis has played In nuinbeis ot
the larger cities of the United States,
und the manager, Mr, AI Troll as, h:
widely known among musical enter-
tainment circles. The orchestra plays
not only the nulive Hawaiian music,
but classic and populur music as well
and anyone who bus heard and learn
ed to appreciate the dreamy Huwuiinn
melodies can not ulTord to iuIsh this
opportunity to hear the Royal Hawai-
ian orchestra. This concert will be a
treat to the people of McKinney and
Collin county, which seldom comes so
near home to us.
In connection with the concert there
is u school program and Christmas
tree. The proceeds from this enter-
tainment will benefit the school li-
brary. The admission Is 10 and 15
♦ ♦ ♦
Opening Chorus—A Christmas Carol.
Headings—From the Primary Divis-
My Christinas Wish—Irvin Duggcr.
(lay Utile Socks--Lucille Avon.
A Ileal Santa Claus—Milton Terrell.
Vocal Solo- What Would you Take?
-Lola Mae Smith.
Heading (Orchestra Acc.) Little Boy
Blue, Field -l rlue A veil.
Song Pant online Sweet and Low
(Orchestra Acc.) Primary Division.
Heading and Tableau—An Old
Sweetheart of Aline itiley.
The Dreamer—Charlie Inge.
The Visionary Sweetheart—Utile
The Sweetheart—Huttlc Anglln.
The reader—Miss Swunson.
Drill—An Old Fashioned Oarden—
Lola Mac Smith, ttvelyn Smith, Mattic
Cravor, Lorlne Avon, Ullle linker,
Muth McCown, Jlmmle Lyllo, Dessle
Mae Aven, Louise Brldgefarmer, Bes-
sie Brldgefarmer, Koso Belle Wiley,
Lucile Aven. (Orchestra Acc.)
Reading—Christmas Bells Ixing-
Tableau—Camp Scene— Dreaming
of Home Sweet Home—Oeorge Dug-
gor, Charlie Inge, Wilbur Cnstlehury,
Wayne Castlebury. Malcolm Teat, Val-
deo Lytic. Denver Cowan, I Leonard
Vocal Duet—Star of the Kast (Ken-
nedy)—Ruby Jewel Vest, Muth Mc-
Chtckcnology, Hutnoreske —t 'harlle
Inge, Oeorge Dugger and Wilbur
Song Pantomime Silent Night -Or-
Duet for Pantomime- Ruby Jewel
eat. Miss ttwanson.
Tho girls In Pantomime -Myrtle
Haney. Hnttle Anglln. Knitna Teat. An-
nette l^avls. Jlmmle Kllcn Lytle. Ullle
Baker. Knlle Craver, I^oulse Nrldge-
farmer, Dessle Mac Aven, Ruth Mc-
Cown. l«orlnc Aven, Kvelyn Smith.
Concert by the Orchestra.
Mrs. John WItelier and two little
children of Sherman spent Sundny In
McKinney as guests In the home of
Contractor Oeorge It. Hughes. Mrs,
Witchcr and Mrs. Hughes are sisters.
deuce already offered.
Several hitters make charges of
Indiscriminate killings In the United
Slates Army camps, as well as In
In Hie inume of letters, mostly
from men In the ranks, there crops
from a former
tills kind la
I hung a while American soldier
who denied Ills guilt lo the last,"
wrote the Cuptiiln. "I made a report
of my views to Washington and am
now wultlng to go In Washington to
give Information lo the department
regarding the case."
A. C. Delow, Box 211, Poplar Bluff,
.Mo , wrote to Watson saying he saw
a mun killed In Iho United Htatea
disciplinary barracks at Poplar Bluff.
Miiymond Hunscy, Rcdnion, III.,
declared he would swear a soldier
was hanged In Prance without trial 111
April, 1920. "and the victim did not
know he was to be hanged until the
morning ot' the bunging."
It. C. Martin's Daughter Teaches In
I'lillMillili High ScImmiI,
J. K. Ollison ot Melissa was In Mc-
Kinney Monday afternoon on business.
Mr. (1II.ton Is a well known merchant
at that place and Is president of the
Melissa National Bank.
R. C. Martin who lives on his well
improved I'nrm at Hloomdale, passed
through McKinney, Friday evening,
on route homo from Princeton, where
he bad gone In his auto after hh<
daughter, MIsh Gertrude Martin, who
Is a teaclior In the High school ut that
place. It. C, Martin Is a son of the
late Rev. Jeno Mniilii. pioneer West
Collin farmer anil Methodist preacher.
ATTORN 10Y (1KNKRAL ISSPiqN
OPINION ON l>KAN LAW
Austin, Texus, Dec. 12.—The Attor-
ney dene mi's Department In an opin-
ion given today held thut It la atlll
unlawful under the Dean prohibition
act lo transport Intoxicating liquor
whether, for sale or not. The court ol
Criminal Appeuls has held that it la
not an offense under the Dean law to
possess liquor cxccpt for the purpose
of sale. The court, however, has not
held that the transportation of liquor
Is lawful even where It Is not for the
purpose of sale.
The opinion wns given In response
to an inquiry from a (County Attor-
ney, who represented the following
"We have a person arrested charged
with violating the prohibition law and
the facts will show that this person
hail gone out of Ills home town in an
nutomohlle ami upon his return he wan
arrested for being intoxicated In a pub-
lic place, iiml upon the examination
of his car two bottles of whiskey were
found with some taken out of one
bottle. It seems from the ' opinion
bunded down by the Courl of Crimi-
nal Appeals the State will not lie ulile
to make out a case. Please udvlse If
the above stale of facts will consti-
tute a criminal ense."
"The fact thai the offender was
intoxicated and the further fact that
one botCc of the liquor was partially
emptied are circumstances whlah
would probably preclude the defend*
ant from proving (hat the liquor waa
transported for a permitted purpose;
In other words, It shows (hnt It wm
transported for beverage purposes,"
the opinion says. "The fact that the
liquor was found In his automobile,
together with the other circumstance*
mentioned all tend to prove* that the
liquor was In fuct, transported for an
TURK FYS RHINO Sfto l RR
POI ND ON LOCAL MARKRT
Turkeys nrc bringing a higher prloe
on the McKinney niurket this week,
while the price of eggs haa experi-
enced ii drop of ten centa per doaen.
Turkeys lire now selling for thirty-
five cents per pound. Bggs which
have been bringing forty-five cents the
pust lew days, are now selling for
thirty-five cents per ilosen. The A. 1.
Commons Produce company of this
city shipped u car of turkeys to the
northern markets Monday for the
Christmas liollduys. Anther car will
lie shipped out Wednesday. Bggs are
mor-1 plentiful In the country now,
which Is the cause of the drop In prloe.
UFOItOK OKHIUMH F. RECTI NO
NKW MrKINNKY HOME
Oeorge Qcrrlsli Ij having a modern
live-room cottage, with all conven-
iences, erected on his property on
South Tennessee street. Contraotor
Oeorge H. Hughes is building It.
Mr. ami Mrs. S. J. Pooshce and
children of Dallas were guests of Mr.
und Mrs. It. J. Walton In this city
Saturday night and Sunday. Meodantes
Fooshee und Wulton are sisters.
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 15, 1921, newspaper, December 15, 1921; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291735/m1/1/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.