The Democrat (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 4, 1904 Page: 3 of 8
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Brunch. Feb I.—Among those
who went to McKinney tins week
were Lt Lafon. •) 1 Branch,
i John Oeborn. Willaid Smith. .1
|G .Johnson and .) T Betterton.
Many of our tanners are now
' ready to now oats.
Bom to 11 B Dunn anil wife, a
}boy, Jan. 2^.
To the *ui prise of their friends
i,l H Ntckerson and Mi— Ann
'Mullen drove to McKinney Sat-
urday and were married at the
Many from here attended the
|inging at Lucas Sunday evening.
J Calton is sick with tonsile-
W years, and
Dee, 7. UGH.
live <in Johnson
They lott home
Parker, Tex., Feb.
llendrix made a business trip
Dallas last week.
M T Haley has got his new
house almost completed.
Mrs Lydia Stiff of Mr Kinney
spent Saturday night and Sunday
with her sister, Mrs J T Watson
of this place.
Little liitta Watson, Mrs Lia-
y.ie Wilson, and Mrs Jim Turnejr
are sick at this writing. >
Jesse Smith of this plact> ami
Miss .Vlunor of Dublin wer/c mar-
ried the 24th ult. at the "home of
the bride. We extendi our best
A musical entertainment was
given to the ydung people of this
inmuuity Saturday night by
rlrs J H Dunn. AM
il a nip®
C W Stephens
4 well attended.
t)i>«erv« your confl-
T>n. <•. 7 hiv tun o n« ver
f.lloJ wnii t fall now.
' S o IJ by all dealers.
lVO-t Krrtl Animal
D. M. FERRY * CO.
the funeral. A largo crowd of
sorrowing relatives and fiiends
Mrs Tollv Mitchell is up after
a severe attack of la grippe.
HO Wallis sold two mules in
Mr Kinney Sat unlay.
W N Strode of Ardiith was in
our community Friday.
Little Miss A It a Wallis is on
the sick list.
THE PLANO SACKED CONCERT
Citi/en* of the Town Delighted
With McKinney Choral Club.
"Music is full of religion. The
first tidings that ever came from
heaven to man came in music on
the plains ot Bethlehem."
The Choral Club by special in-
vitation cave a sacred concert at
the Methodist church in Piano
Sunday evening. The church
whh crowded tn overflowing,
many having to stand. A collec-
tion was taken mi I tin* ro ult was
gratifying' Tin* *' •' 1 people of
Piano demoiistratt «l their appre-
ciation and entestaiix d the club
iu a manner that won the heart of
each member. Their kindness
and words of encouragement will
not soon be forgotten, and all
left singing praise to our sister
city and hoping at sumo future
time to have the chance and pleas-
We have Just Received ourNewSprin^ Line
ure of returning the generosity
John \ ounger and wife and j hospitality that greeted them on
The Choi d Club
llina is reported
pple met at the
d a most en-
ing flinch and
Is, who has been
trip, is reported
jtnily i-= visit-
finished in a
|i. one of the
lor lister at
if young i
*0111 1 low el
kwel is a
Isham Younger of McKinney
visited homofolks Sunday.
Most of the farmers are up with
Ben Bomar of McKinney \ isit-
ed relatives here last week.
Miss Iva Wallas is visiting rela-
tives in Mc Kinney this week.
J.I Wilson was in McKinney
Mr and Mrs Ben Wilson of
Princeton visited F F Wall.s and
family Saturday evening
Burt Nichols and sister, Miss
Dora, of Stony Point, visited
their brother aud family Saturday
Mrs. Pobert- of M< Kinney is
visiting Mrs llatler. They were
gue-ts of Mrs Melissa \N':i111- aud
Fair to Both! S
' You |i;iv (';i-h
in advance. Ta-
per >to|>8 when
Is Better Than a Letter.
is young bu
hopes in'tinu to win a reputation
as one of the foremost of its kind
in Texas, and with a leader like
Mrs Gibson, whose motto to
success is detei initiation, patience
and persevcrence. there can be no
such word as fail. Composed of
ladies and gentlemen of good tal-
ent. the few public appearances
of the club have already marked
it as well trained, well led, and a
success in all th(! many attributes
that go to make a musical organ-
ization of th kind a credit not
only to the members, but to the
town. A quantity of new nai-ic
has been studied and only the
best, grade, among which i> "King
of Israel-' and "Shiloli." < Mato-
rio tjantatus, which will be given
W hieli we will be pleased to show you. I ne\ are all newi
and up to ilatu pattern.-, and the nicest line e\er brought tol
your city. We will have, to arrive, in a few days, a solid!
ear load ot matting of the latest pattern and designs fori
our Spi iug t t ilde.
floor coverings that can be bought]
We give tickets with
that are redeemed bv us.
every cash purchase
1 ho '
the l i s-
at an early date.
oci uri iug on iic<
ignation of Mi-
who ha-> accepted a p<
one oft he leading lii ins
woith. Tha club regret
her as a number.
Those who visited Piano were
Mesdamcs .1 10 (iihson, C 1'
Heard, F L Burton. W \\ Davi-,
K F Bristol. *1 om Beverly, Miss, s j
Finnic Johnson, Allie Johnson, i
A1 In* Coleman, Pailine Rogers,
Josie Harris, Mamie Dowell, Yd*
ma Scott, May Johnson, Messrs
Rogers, Gadberry. Sullivan,
Pierce, Hill, Rhea, King, Harris.'
The party was chaperoned by!
Mrs Gibson and Sheriff Tom
Beverly, and lis needless to say j
tln.t all were on their good beha* i
Mrs John Hums Died at (iowen,
| A n
Body Arrived this Morning, and.
Interment Made in Oren-
agrci'd judgment was r<
in the case of Frank Caui
David Reccer, suit
•ssession of land.
The disabilities arising fr<
minority were removed fiotn
11. ( 'ooper.
W. II Cli
a divorce fn
W T Woody of Potosi, Taylor
county, writes that he missed
The Democrat a few issues and
added: "It is better than most
of trie letters I get, for it gives
the news from all over the couu
ty besides lots of other good!.
news. 1 am well pieasod withl nt ^ A. IJ. Drake and Parly
my new home out here. I like I of Ex-Colllnites in Territory.
this country line. Nearly every- !
body seems to be well pleased j \
and getting along very well. Peo-
ple sire preparing to son oats.
Some have already sown. We
arc having some of the coldest
OA.'IH ON BOtHiY KIVI-R
t hi- winter.''
that we have had
of t I
. 1 >. Drake ha- returned from
•ekV visit to hi- brother-in-
ex-Constablc R. A, Bishop,
iiis city, but for some t imc a
lent of Bennington, I T.;
ic he conducts u big ginning
fot J. A. Barnet! of
The grand jury returned twci
ty-six bills of indictment, two fd
felony and iM for misdemeanol
Ilia body of Mis John Burns Saturday and adjourned unl
arrived this morning on the .S:H() j p^b 15.
11 iV. T (' train from (iowen, I T, (i... ... r v n i>
, . j . \, i • , , ' In the suit of A H Burns vs
where she <bed Monday night at i n , i , ,
, • i , , i , ,• 7 I - Horton et al, suit over a die
I o clock at hei home from lagnn. i i .. i . ... .
h 1 i pitted boundary line, the juiy r<
| turned a veiviict Saturday evet
, i mg in favor of the d' fendaut.
formerly a resi-. The juty in tho Rcecer dauiui
hei home .suit failed to agiee and wel
XI .. noitli of; discharged Saturday cvenmgl
Mi*Kinnev. lor about sixteen Tliey remained out c.-,nsiderin|
jears, lie, hii-band died eight the case for two and a half days!
years ago and left her with live follow,„g i- the jury list forth*
en. hhe an,1 her four sons. wrek: John W at. Sum Kite Fd
She had beou sick only a short
Mrs Bum- wa>
dent of this county.
being at Wooiilawn,
KEIJ. OFF TEN AN I HOl'SE
II I! Singleton I'ell and Sprained
II. F. Singleton, proprietor of
die Cedar \ ale Slock Farm, a
lew miles out from McKinney,
|pll off a tenant house, on which
was working yesteiday after-
lion, and sprainc 1 hi> ankle
Lverely, and was otherwise Inuii-
and shaken up. He is resting
ry well today, but it will be
feral days before he can be out
U. C. V's Meeting.
Bl ne Ridge. Mr. 1 > i
by 1 )r. ('Inn lie Rul ledg<
son. S II Burton and
Gehce. ail e\-( 'ollinites,
posed a jolly hunt um pai t v
went up on Boggy river lor
etal ilays. Mi. Drake brought
back some vcrn-on which he
shared with (ieoigc M< Kinney.
I*hey had Mpnrrel stew and bag-
ged plenty ol game. The hunt
and recreation was greatly enjoy-
ed by every member of the party.
Her husband died eight
ago and left her with live
She and her four sons,
Mark, Wille, Charlie and Horace,
all single., moved to (iowen, 1 T,
two years ago. Her married
daughter, Mr.- \ M ()rendoilf,
also lives there. Mr- Burns was
a native id'()hio. and was fifty —
six years ot age.
Her children a< companied her
body here, and it was taken to
tha tesidence "I John < heudortT,
north id McKinney, where the
funeral seivices, conducted by
Dr F F King, were held this uf-
ternoon at <i o'clock. The inter*
ment was made in (irendorff cem-
Hie members of J. W. Throek
prton Camp No 10S* IT C \'s.
next Sunday, (Feb. 7)
joon at 2:3d o'clock the
will meet at the Court
and will march from there
Methodist church, at
place Memorial services
held in honor of Gcn'ls
[ordon and James Long-
Several ministers will as-
Lthe devotional exercises
cesses will be made by
[he members of the camp.
Gibson and theClioral
furnish music for the
fam will lie published in
mpers by order of
IV. Pafford, Com
11. Lake, Adjutant,
will be held at the
[o'clock p in.
Llass all sizes. Prices
[up, the kind you
I? Drug Store,
new stock of wall
W A and J C Rhea sold the
last of their cotton for tlas sea-
son, yesterday to Henry Lewis,
receiving the handsome price of
l.r> 1-2 cents per pound, without
In regard to making silver the
paramount issue in the approach-
ing campaign the New York Her-
ald says William J. Bryan has re-
j canted, Mr. Brian is quoted as oven iog a habeas corpus trial
Largcnt, \\ A Spencer, M '11
Jones, Andy Mallard. C Baker
.1 B J artel I, S F Swanson. Plum-
lucr I larri-, (i 1- Matthew.-. Jasl
McKinn.y, W M Doyle. A Mj
(irillin. N L Ilendi i x, Joe Clark.1
D Smith, Fd ('hristian. S Cl
Montgomery, J T (iarner, A L|
I 'rain, L B Averitt, 11 S Robbins.j
An agreed judgment in the suit
of John Martin vs Phu nix As-
surance Co, and Jno d Page, was
rendered in favor of plaintiff for
$1^00. This suit was brought by
I ontractor John .\!■ rtiu against
tile Pirn-nix AssurancjK'J:>. with
whom he had hi-dwelling, vfluch
was burned about a year and a
half ago, insured.
After court adjourned last
N A Bomar, a charter subscri-
ber of The Democrat, renews a
yeat in advance for The Demo-
crat. Mr) Bomar now lives in
isaying: held before Judge Pearson, in
•'1 do n .t favor making silver which IF F. Key of Now Mexico
I the paramount issue of t.ie cam- j was suing W W Rlioden of near
! paign. I do not favor making Lavon for the custody of his
J trusts the paramount issue of the children which wore Mr Rhoden -
campaign. Neither do I believe j grandchildren.
Doggett «.M. Clifton do a general
real estate business, and if you !
have business in mat line it will
pay you to see them. tf d«&w
Trv a bottle of Bristol's "Cat-
nation Cream" for chapped!
hand and face.—City Drugstore.
J B Wright, of the
community, is a new
of, The Democrat and takes the
Dallas News at our clubbing rate
He also left cash on the subscrip-
tion of his neighbors, W M Tur-
ner and E s Kemp.
Claude Donaldson, McKinney,
R F D No 2, enrolls on The Dem-
ocrat's fast growing subscription
list. Thanks, >ir Donaldson.
J T Cave irv route 4, McKin-
ney, is a njKv subscriber of The
Democi^^L The Democrat is
it wise to make imperialism the
paramount issue. The tariff
would not be accepted as the
paramount issue, but all should
be merged into the grcatei ques-
'Shall the money changers rule
the 1'nitcd States?' That is the
question which Mr Bryan believes
must lie brought forward in the
campaign of 11)04, and expressed
the opinon that the Democrats,
Snow Hill I by taking the negative side
subscriber ! of the debate, will certainly win.
Mr. Bryan believes that
of "olla padrida-' may
coctcd which will please all of
the Democratic voters, ami in the
stew would have all the money
changers well cooked.
Toile dii Nord and A. K c
Ginghams "J cts. yard. Just re-
ceived at The Fair, next door
P. Dowell's, S. T. Ilammon
UH>4 designs in wall paper tat
—City Drug Store*
't seems that Key and nis wife
who was Rhoden's daughter, had
separated, and she had lived with
her father for some time though
is now dead. Rhoden proved
that he did not have the children
in his possession, aor did he know
their whereabouts, so he was ie-
The jury in the land suit of A.
M. Wilson vs. J R, Moote re-
turnad a verdict in favor of de-
1 he case of Robert Jackson vs.
a policy j w. M Bowman et al, suit over a
be con- disputed boundary line of a tract
of land is now on rvial.
W. B. Hodges of Piano, who
has been in jail on a charge of
illegally signing for railroad
transportation, was ordered re--
.^sed the grand jury failing io|8
WANTED—Tom to U rn raphy
erstor nrt ohint 1
Mtrrkv under an
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Thompson, F. C. The Democrat (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 4, 1904, newspaper, February 4, 1904; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291823/m1/3/: accessed February 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.