The Democrat (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 4, 1904 Page: 4 of 8
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Next Week's Grocery Bargains!
We offer some extraordinary inducements on the class of Gro8eries we sell, the best for cash, only
8 lbs Java Blend Coffee |1 00 7 lbs Elegant Santos Coffee $1 00 20 lb pails pure fruit preserves..*.;^1 50 2 cans 3 California Apricots 25c
1 glass jar preserves worth
25c, for lOe
] gallon Ribbon Cane Syrup,
the very finest 50c
1 Package cleaned currents or seed-H\
ed raisens for ),(h>c
1 galon can apples, pealed and
cored for • 25c
Come to headquarters for your groceries during February. Everything new an<* Fresh. CASH/
JOE W. BARNES, THE GROCER
NEWSOME OLD STAND, McKINNEY, TEXAS. /
McKlnaey Printing Company
r. C. Thompson, Editor.
OPPOSITK MASONIC TKMPLK.
One Copy One Yemr, 91 00
THUR8DAY, FEB. 4. 1904
Japan is preparing to issue
bonds for war purposes.
Remember the poor during the
hard freezing weather.
Governor Taft ha* assumed the
duties of Secretary of War.
VITAL STATISTICS REPORT
Births and Deaths in Collin Coun-
ty Since Last Report
To have steadfast friend* ouo
should refrain from "working"
Bryan fearlessly attack* the
money changers in their strong-
hold in New York.
The public would like to know
just where Lho transcontinental
railroads are placing tho "bait."
Senator Stone of Missouri says
he will vote for the Panama treaty
though ho scores the administra-
Senator Simmons of North
Carolina was the first democrat
to tpakp ft speech in favor uf the
Senator Burton of Kansas is
under indictment charge'1 with
receiving money for interceding
for a friend with the postal au-
thor ities. ____________
The January number of the
Pioneer Magazine, by the Mc-
Kmney Printing Co., is before us.
It is interesting, instructive and
entertaining — specially so tc
Collin county people, in everyone
of whose homes a copy should
come regularly.— Frisco Journal.
Sheriff Russell of G.ayson
county with his corn* of deputies
jbas au exceiient change to make
a state-wide reputation u* ah p'-
ficer. From what WC tea**, and
feear he is cuiliii to the opportun-
ity./ lie is Feartessly dealing with
"jlfol option violators and gain-
lerB in Sherman and Denison.
._i«j public eye of Texas is now
on Grayson and her officers. Suc-
cess to you, Sheriff Russell.
Judge Tut hi 11 Thursday or-
dered the immediate release of
Mayor Caiter Harrison of Chica-
go, from custody in connection
with anv responsibility for the
losa of life in the Iroquois theater
fire. The judge declared that the
mayor was in no way whatever
guiltv oi liable, and that the cor*
oner's Jury in ordering Mayor
Harrison held to the grttnd jury
bad put an unjust stigma upon
the mayor, who had failed in no
particular whatever either in
omission or commission.
D. E. Simmons, assistant at-
torney-general of the state, in h:s
announcement as a candidate for
attorney-general says in b ief that
he is subject to the democratic
party, is opposed to free railroad
Causes, the issuance of injunctions
y dii trict judges to take effect
in other districts; in favor of or-
ganized labor but opposed to vio-
lence which affects the liberty of
individuals, never represented Na
railroad but is not prejudice]
•gainst a railroads. Is in fav
of local option. Mr Simmo
ludon a farm hi Grayson
C M Ragsdale and wife, Celina,
John Dowdy and wife, Celinu,
Sam Coher and wife, Allen,
John Buly and wife, Allen, girl.
J W BrHkebill and wife, Mc-
J A Wilson and wife, McKin-
Lon Biddy and wife, Lucas,
John Doyl and wife, Pike, boy.
Val Hunter and wife, Sedalia,
B F limes and wife, Sedalia,
J F Morris and wife, Sedalia,
Allen Crenshaw and wife, Ne-
John Jones md wife, Nevada,
Bryant Davidson and wife, Ne-
S H McGuire and wife, Neva-
M L Epley and wife, Frisco,
N II Innis and wife, Prince-
C H Ellett and wife, Celina,
S V Williams and wife. Far-
WFGunteranl wife, Wylie,
Arthur Kemper afid wife, Wy-
Charlie Chafin and wife. Celi-
D H Sanders and wife, Climax,
Elmer So^thwood and wife, j
Claud I'Vanalin and wife, Mur-
J M Green and wife, Moreland,
J D James and wife, Moreland,
Joe Brookins and wife, Blue
Jim Chandler and wife, Lucas,
Amos Hayes and wife, McKin-
Mrs O M Hill, ago 29 yesrs,
McKinney. heart failure, infla-
matiou acute rheumatism.
Will Stubblefleld, (col), age 23
years, McKinney, epilepsy.
Hessie Eunice Leo. ago four
month*, Princeton, uremic con-
vulsions. acute nephritis.
'1 E Hunter, age 49 years, Se-
dalia, phthisic, lagrip.
Dec Looper, (col), age 21 years,
Sedalia, abscess on lung pneu-
Ellett. infant, Rosoland,
Julia A Fate, age 44 years,
'Climax, nervous prostration due
Johnston Dy art, age 77 years,
Anna, intlnmation of stomach
and bowels, debility from fract-
ure of thigh bone.
W E Gregory station agent at
lend W>o., but formerly the
>ig hearted, genial operator of
"le II K A T at McKinney, sends
l«h for The Democrat. We
for him health and prosper-
Fifth Sunday Convention
Miss Bertha Mason of Monterey,
Mexico, Delivered Address
The opening discourse of the
Fifth Sunday meeting of the
Christian churches of Collin
county was preached Friday night
by Elder Jewell Howard of Piano,
to a large and appreciative audi-
ence. This morning C. C. Bear-
den of vVylie was selected as sec-
retary, and reports of the corres-
ponding secretary, R C Horn,
were heard, showing the work
done in tho county. A balance
of $145 remains in the treasury,
with no indebtedness. Report!?
were received from twonty-seven
churches in the county, and all
of the preachers were present ex-
cept Elder J P Holme* of Melissa
who is absent in West Texas
holding a meeting, and J J Hall
of Allen. The value of church
property in the county reaches
At 11 o'clock Rov. A J Busb,
superintendent of the Juliette
Fowler Orphan's Home at Dal-
las, preached an excellent sermon
on tnc orphanage work.
At the Saturday session of the
Fifth Sunday meeting, chairman
George L. Bush being called
awa to conduct a funeral, Jewell
Howard, pastor of Piano Christ-
ian church, presided Saturday.
The committee on place for the
May meeting reported in favor
of Celina which report was agreed
t< . As a church house is under
constryctiou at Celina which is
one of the mission points of the
County board, it was decided to
complete it ready for dedication
by that time. Rev. W. L. Swin-
ney of Weather ford, Texas was
selected to preach tho dedicatory
sermon. Rev. Swinney held a
meeting in Celina in 190JJ and or-
ganized the congregation.
Rev. R. C. Horn having been
made County Superintendent of
missions under tho direction of a
board of five resigned hie position
on the county mission board so as
to give himself more fully to the
work of looking after the woik of
locating work for others and the
building of churches. Jewell
Howard was elected to fill the va-
cancy. The board now is com-
posed of the following persons
to wit: George L. Bush, presi-
dent; F. G. Jones, Dr W F Wol-
ford, Jewell Howard, J N Sans-
trum, R C Horn, Cor Sec and Ex
In order to meet tho demand
for church houses^t new points
where the people are unable to
build a house without outside aid,
an associat ion was started to bo
known as "The church extension
Association of Collin county."
The above board was to bo also
extension board. Any one puy-
irg the sum of one dollar or more
for each new church aided by the
board is a member of this associa
R C. Horn headed the list by
pledging himself and wife for the
sum of $5,00 on every newehurch
T E Shirley and wife 10,00
C C Beardon and wife.... 2,00
Jewell Howard and wife... 2,00
W N Osburn 1,00
J N Sanstrum and wif<*.... 5,00
Robt Wiseman and wife... 2.00
L W Bush 2.00
Miss CUy Haggard 1,00
Dr W F Wolford 5,00
J S Stockard 2,00
lluntly Epps and wile 2,00
Hugh McClell-.ii and wif«>. 2,00
A J Busb and wife* 2,00
FG Jones and wife 2,00
A L Shirley and wife.... 5,00
•Jas Belding 1,00
Barnie Davland, ca*'i 1,00
Mrs Mat tie Oates ... 1,00
G L Bush and wife 5,00
Plummer llairis 5,00
Mrs F C Thompson 1,00
H II Neely 1,00
A H Snider 1,00
Cordine Snider 1,00
Cord Spurgiu 1,00
Robt Hunter 1,00
W F Horn 1,00
A C Crenshaw 1,00
Herbert Royster 1,00
E E lioyster 1,00
Miss Rosa Feland 1,00
Miss Helen Horn 1,00
FM Hill 5,00
L A Scott 5,00
W II Franklin 1,00
Is taken wl$on an aPP':cfttion is made for a policy of life in-
surance an>> ^ou eanno' aff°rd to make any mistake. Abso-
lute safety/company—a record of pa t results that give
assurance ^u*ure—conservative methods of business
must all b#43 taken into consideration. You make no mistake
The /Mutual Life Insurance Co
of New York
Richard A. McCurdy, Pres.
This (.0,PPHny has paid its policy-holders the stupendous sum
of . . .
• 626 Millions of Dollars
It now 'holds for thoir protection, and the guarantee of future
40 Millions of Dollars
(,r_Jher than any other Life Insurance Co. in the world.
' ,lttt''he most liberal policy with the largest guarantee.
/'"All policies sold without restriction as to reside
Total to date $86,00
This association is a voluntary
one and its obligations are moral
and religious and no legal moans
of Collection is be used by the
managers of the funds.
At the evening service J. S.
Stockard, the new preacher for
Allen, prcached to a good au-
dience. It was a good discourse.
At tho close of the discourse
Elders A J Bush and R C Horn
assisted by G L Bush and t'lo
Elders of tho McKinney church •
present, oroained Hugh McGlel-
lan and F G Jones as Deacons +0
of tho church. Thus closed a 2
very successful Fifth Sunday 9
meetings j} |
IteV. Ceo L Bush filled his pul-/|/y'j
pit Sunday morning at l1
o'clock and Miss Bertha Mason.,
returned Missionary from Mo|>
erey, Mexico, delivered an exc
lent address on the mission w« t\
in that city. b
Thanks to D C Efird
r. atV' Poli
trling t '•,
line It is important that you see our agents first, or write for
led particulars to
!>vri Chamberlain & Gillette,
in aitnagers San Antonio, Texas,
un J ERWIN, Special Agt. McKinney.
A fcL* t • in —
eceedings of the Session Held
in This City.
. „ of 'efr'or
mcta, Texas, for cash renew'c//500
the Tho Democrat. Mr 0
formerly lived near Princcto6'
. « ■ fr-
it is in order now for the
chant not only to envy tho
er his free and healthy li'
to acknowledge that as fin
they are decidedly in the let
Attendance is Large,
Collin County Teachers'
euiu vi fMjww ww
aided by board,
iw shows the
t means so
441 have made a most tL
trial of Aver'a Cherry Peew]
am prepared to say that fov
eases of the lungs it nev<r
J. Tnrly Finlcy, Ire
won t curc rheui
we never said it
It won't cure dyj
we never claime<J
it will cure co(
colds of all kit
first said this sj
ago; we've b<
ThMtei Mc, !•«.,!
Tho . ,
,f Institute which convened here
<1 Friday afternoon at the Coo-
tral public school building, is one
of tho best attended meetings
that the teachers have over had,
•lud great iuterest and enthusiasm
is manifested. Yesterday after-
noon a general discussion of
"Relative Value of Praise and
Blame as School Room Forces
was engaged in by the teachers.
Prof S C Stephens read a hne
paper on parsing, which elicited
much interesting discussion.
Saturday's session was pre
sided over by Prof J R ^'cker-
son, County Superintendent J li
Hili being sick. The program
was as follows:
Plain Geometry, Book 1, Orig-
,Ual*—Prof Chas Thompson and
,1 R Dickerson •
Relation of Teacher to Trustees
and Patrons—Profs J W Millet
and W L Yarbrough.
' School Fund, Permanent and
Available—Prof. V\ H Echols.
klich of these subjects were in-
„.„tin8ly and olicitod
orotiUblo di«cn i«n.
Mrs T W Wiley who is tho lady
World's Fair commissioner of
Collin cotinty, appeared before
the Institute and made a strong
niea for tho teachers to interest
their pupils ia World's Fair work
of raising money for completing
the Texas baiktiag and arranging
Cures Dandruff and
Positively Stops hair
...From Falling: Out
Sold by most all Barbers
and manufactured and sold
wholesale and retail by
j. E. [Ed] HINNAN
Proprietor Palace Barber Khop, South
Side Square, McKinney. To*a .
Pi ice Per Bottle 75c
J. 0. N. Smith,
-Office wefet side square, ovpi
Sham's office. McKinney, Tesj
Texas School Journal, was pros •
out. He reports the Institutle
lore tho nest and most enthu«m
astic that ho has attended in tlu>
The Saturday afternoon session]
of tho Collin County Teachers
Institute was very interesting.
The subject, "What is Discipline
and How Obtained?" was ably
treated by Prof. G, P. Gadberry
and Miss Dora Nichols, as was,
the subjects, ''Should School bt
a Monarchy," by Profs. D. D(
Kemper and W. 8. Owensby, and .
•4Arithmetic Decimals," by Prof..^
T. D. Simpson and others.
The institute adjourned to meet |
in Piano, Friday and Saturday^
March 11 and 12.
Manufacture sunshine. It light
ine ie*a — - Manufacture sunsmae. h ug
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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/m1/4/: accessed January 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.