The Democrat (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 5, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 3, 1904 Page: 3 of 8
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Clear Lake, Feb 29.—People
have commeoced planting corn in
this community. Gardens are
growing fino and looks as though
we would not starve this year for
most of the farmer* have their
corn and meat.
The Farmers' Union was or-
ganized here last Saturday night
wilh 15 charter members. I am
sure the business world will hear
from the oppressed farmer some
time in the future.
Edward McCraw has been quite
sick With pneumonia but is better
I H Huston and wife visited F
,J Marriott Saturday and Sunday.
N B Baker and Win Wellborn
went to McKinney Saturday.
,1 B Snider tilled his appoint-
ment here Saturday, Saturday
night, Sunday and at night.
Donna, Feb 29—Little Maggie
tluebsch, who was almost fatally
burned five week- ago, is now
a|jle to be up.
"Mrs Gilbert of Donna left for
Virginia Sunday to attend the
bedside of her daughter who is
Dr Bates of Anna was in Don-
na last week.
Miss Vera Hemphill has return
ed to her home at Donna after
spending several weeks in Melissa.
Mrs W P Abernathy who has
been confined to her bed three
weeks is slowly improving.
The little daughter of Mr and
Mrs Jim Hendrix is very low with
Rev Miller preached an inter-
esting sermon at Donna Sunday
Prof Miller of Leonard gave an
entertainment at the school
house Saturday night that was
enjoyed by everybody present.
Mr and Mrs Nicholson of Me-
lissa visited their daughter, Mrs
Abernathy who lias been very
Turner \Ye>t visited in MoKin-
j,. ney Sunday.
1 Misses Estella and Mav Nichol-
son visited their aunts, Mesdames
Duke and Abernathy in Donna
Saturday and Sunday.
Parker, Feb 20.—Mrs Dr Wat-
sou returned home fiom McKin-
ney last night.
Miss Annie Stephens of this
place spent last Saturday night
with W II Magu ire and wife of
Claud Hunter and wife of Fug-
leman community spent Saturday
night with Mr Hunter's sister.
Mrs Virgie McMillen of Murphy.
Miss Lillie Rogers of Falkner
spent a few days last week with
her sister, Mrs Corda Lewis, of
Grandpa Williams is sick.
Roy Robbing,Charlev and John-
nie Smith and Mrs Whisenant's
children have all got the measles.
While out driving Sunday week
Henry wood and Mis* Ella Lewis
happened to an accident. The
buggv turned over. No serious
damage was done.
W T Saltsman of the Territory,
who was here last week, is now in
Corpus Christi, Tex.
The musical entertainment at
Mr and Mrs Tom Lewis' Satui-
day night *vas well enjoyed.
We are glad to report Aunt
Nancy Robbing up again.
The singing at Tom Woods'
Sunday night was well enjoyed
by all present.
Chambersvilie, Feb 2H.—Corn
planting weather seems to be here.
Some gardening is being done.
Wheat is looking well and the
prospects for a finer crop is not
Clover through this section is
Rev John Goteher of Farmers-
viile tilled his regular appoint-
ment here Saturday and Suuday.
We are blessed with good health
in this immediate community.
Ninety-four per cent of the chil-
dren enrolled in school were in
regular attendance last week.
Outride of Uncle Jacob Bryan
there seems to be no lagrtppe.
He has not been down but is not
Mies Annie Curts was best in a
spoiling this woek. Her average
wa«99. Cleve Giles And Jeff Gray
each averaged 100 in B spelling.
Gabe Beck of McKinney 'vas
in our midot last week.
Cleve Giles got his foot badly
ly hurt Saturday by falling from
a wag >n.
J B Giles is able to te out on
crutches now. He looks consid-
erably worsted by his accident,
but we are glad to see him up
Culleoka, March 1.—W M Bur-
ess, manager county farm, was
Dr T G Boorman has sold his
property here and will move back
to Princeton. He is building a
new residence in Princeton now.
C R Hall of Branch was trans-
acting business here Thursday.
Mr and Mrs W H Snavely en-
tertained with flinch and other
games Thursday night. Supper
was served, and all bid their host
and hostess good night, express-
ing themselves as having a nice
time. Among thoso present were
Misses Nellie Kerby, Esther Las-
ater, Roxie McElroy. Lillie Wick-
ham, Lillie and Etiie Peacock;
Messrs W C Cosby,IV D Elder,
I) S Johnston, Joe AlcGraw, Mar-
tin Bradeu, R C Bounds.
M N Wood, organizer for the
Farmers' Union, was here Satur-
Sam Gambrell of Copevillewas
here Friday and Saturday.
Prof Joe A Leo went to Mc-
Kinney Saturday after his wife.
She has been in McKinney the
past week having her eyes treated.
The following went to Copeville
to attend a call meeting of the
Farmers' Union: W E Bowen,
S A Todd, C B McDowell and J
Joe McGraw went to McKin-
ney Friday and purchased u new
Miss Esther Laster and brother
Granville were visiting near Pia-
no last week.
Born to Hen'v Todd and wife,
Feb 29, a girl.
The following are just recover-
ing from lagrippe: A G Lowary,
W C Dement, R C Bounds and
W C Cosby.
Rev W C Johnson preached at
the Christian church Sunday
Westminster, March 1.—We
are having some line weather foi
the farmeis now.
Dr Frank Williams ami wife of
Moreland are visiting relatives in
A crowd of the Westminster
"young people" went over to
Graybill Friday to a spelling.
Everybody reported a nice time.
On the way back from the spell-
ing Josh Phipp's horse died. It
is reported that a crowd of boys
scared the horse ("Old Trigger")
Mr Terry of Blue Ridge visited
relatives at this place Friday,
Saturday and Sunday.
Mr Bass, Misses Eflie and Lula
Giles of Graybill attended church
at this thi« pla«*e last night.
The B Y P U supper that was
given here at the college last
Monday night, Feb 22, was a suc-
cess. Every one seemed to have
a nice time.
Measles are still in this part of
the world, and quite a number
more are expecting to take tlieni
Rev Walter Hollums went to
Climax Sunday to preach a
Gus King of this place and
Cleel Edwards of Sedalia went to
Btthel, Grayson county yester-
Mr AI lie and Marian (files of
IMot Grove were iu Westminster
Saturday and Sunday.
Prof and Mrs Rosser went to
Mrs Guv King of this
teaching school at Anna.
Mr Tallent of G i avbill
Let's Get Busy
Read Our Advertisements.
You must keep watch on our weekly advertisements
in order to spend your money judiciously. We realize
the buying power of your dollars.
Saving Money is earning it,
and you cannot earn it easier
than by reading our "ADS"
and buying of us.
Every train and express brings
us new Spring (ioods. We
have the largest stock ever
carried by us.
And We Have Many Special Bargains For You.
Ladies' spring slippers 75c to 3.SO
Children*' spring slippers 50c to 2 00
Men's shoes 1.00 to 5 00
Ladies' new spring skirts 1.00 to 12.50
The new French Suitings, per yard 10c to 50c
New spring percales, per y ml 7 l-2c to 12 1-2
New spring gingham, per yard. .. H l-3e to 15c
New spring girdles 50c to I 00
New spring silk gloves and mits. .. .25c to 1.00
New styles dip combs .... 10c to 25c
Beautiful line t-pnng hosiery, pair 10c to 1.00
A case lull of spring ribbons, pr yd. .le to 50c
Spring bonnets 25c to 1.50
Big lino now embroidery, per jaid. .3c to 1.00
Ladies' Shirt waist sets 10c to 1.00
Big line ladies' muslin underwear. .25c to 2.50
Men's spring style hats 1,00 to 0 50
Men's spring stylo shirts 50c to 1.50
Spring ties for men 25c to 1.00
Men's spring clothing, per suit .3.50 to 20.00
We have resolved to make tne year 1904 exceed
any previous year in the amount of our sales, and in
order to do so will have to continue to sell our goods
on closer margin. We sell our goods for cash—the
almighty dollar—and at a very small margin. Come
to see us when in McKinney.
Oneal & Co.
Long Neck, Feb 29—Our farm-
ers are busy planting corn.
Wheat <n this section is looking
S H Houseman who has been
quite sick is able to he out again.
The idea of moving our church
to Princeton ha been declined.
Mr and Mrs Rutledgc of Fon-
cine are visiting at the home of
their parents, Mr and Mrs J C
Turner of this place.
Miss Ruth Sneed of McKinney
came over Saturday to spend the
day with hor sister, Mrs C B
Miss Virgie Campbell left
Thursday afternoon for Lucas
where she will spend a few weeks
attending the Patton Singing
Dan E Neathery and family
and S H Graham and family of
McKinney passed through our
"town" Saturday afternoon on
their way to Farmersville.
Misses Ward and Rutledge and
Sam Turner were welcome visit-
ors at school Friday afternoon.
Bishop, Feb 29.—Mr and Mrs
Kemp of Allen have moved to
Mr Peters lost a tine horse last
Mr and Mrs Cheser of McKin-
ney vim ted in this couimunit> last
Frank Dagger of Wetsel trans-
acted business here last Tuesday.
Mrs Eafird and children of
Biggers visited Mrs Will Clark-
son last week.
Mrs John Kendal of Princeton
spent Saturday night and Sunday
with hor father and mother, Mr
and Mrs C W Wallis, of thio
School is progressing nicely
under the direction of J O John-
Sunday with Mrs Emma
of Blythe chapel.
Misses Annie Klapper and Lois
with his son, J L Baas, of this
Hardin spent Saturday night and
Grandpa Bass spent Sunday
house Sunday evening.
The gentlemen of this com-
munity have organized a Kanga-
roo court and Debating society at
our school house, with olhcors as
follows: J L Baas, President:
Jim Bevil, Secretary; Bill Bevil,
Sheriff, and Elzie Trantham,
Janitor. They meet every Satur-
Happy, Healthy Children.
community. He resides at Prince-
Ray Kirkpatrick and wife and
Miss Ethel Cole, the latter's
cousin, all of McKinncy, spent
Sunday with Wm Bishop and
Roy Enlo preached at our school
Any child can take Little Early
Risers with perfect safety. They
are harmless, never gripe or sick-
en, and vet they are so certain in
results that robust constitutions
requiring drastic means are never
disappointed. They cannot fail
to perform their mission and
every one who uses DeWitts Lit-
tle fcarly Risers prefer them to
all other pills. They cure bilious
. Sold by City Drug Store.
Have Your Bugg^ Painted.
This is tbe season to have your
carriage and buggy painting done.
Take such work to W. C. Gray
who does only the highest grade
of work and at most reasonable
Miss Mary Tal.ent is visiting
her sister at Sedalia.
Schuyler Giles and wife have a
smile on their face that they can't
get off—it's a girl.
Mrs Godwin of Princeton visit
ed her mother. Mrs Reed, of this
place, yesterday. Miss Bertha
Godwin came with her.
Mrs Lillie Swinson of Klondike
was called to the bedside of her
sick mother, Mrs Reed, last week.
Mrs. Reed is better, and Miss
Lillie returned to her home Sat-
Guy King and wifo visited Mrs!
Manning, Mrs King's mother,
Wirt Fry, one of our school!
boys, spent Sunday with home
folks in Pike.
Rev Bryant, the M. P. preach-
er, preached a fine sermon yes-
terday and one la-t night.
We had a very interesting pro-
gram at the B Y 1' U yesterday
The Phelemiathoans rendered a
tiue program at the Society Fri-
day evening. The Aurora Boral-
lis, the Pholemathean paper, was
Bro Lovelace will lecture for
us Friday night.
Wetsel, Feb. 29—We are glad
to note that M L Taylor is recov-
ering from a severe attack of la
We are having beautiful spiing
weather—some farmers are be-
ginning to plant corn.
Wheat and oats are looking
Uncle Billie Scott, we are sorry
to sav is no better.
W W Ownby. wife and two
little daughters of Dallas visited
their cousin, Mrs <i W Shields,
Miss Mamie Wilson of Van
Alstyno has lelurncd home after
an extended visit to her uncle,
T R Murray.
Misses Lulu and Madge Shields
have !u>t returned from Cumber-
land, Iml T., whore they were
\ i-itmg their brothel, 'f C Shields
and other relatives.
,1 B Rhoden of McKinney at-
tended Sunday school at W etsel
Temos Millner is around greet-
ing old friends after several years
Uncle Tom Murray received a
few days since the sad intelligence
(if the death of Lis grandson,
Addio Roborson, which occurred
at Ringgold, Montague county.
G L Shields and family of
Whites Grove spent Sunday with
his parent , Mr und Mrs G W
younger daughter of Rev UNO
Bently Thursday. While out play-
ing the older sister cut two of her
sister's fingers off her right hand
with an axe.
Bom to Mr and Mrs Wm Dan-
iels, a girl
Mi Stennett is very low wilh
There was an old-time spelling
match at the school house Satur-
day night. A large crowd at-
tended, and was enjoyed by all.
Ardath. Marcn 1,—W M
son's sick at this writing.
Roy King, son of Mr and Mrs
W S King, is numbered among
the sick this week; also Tom and
Johnnie Thompson and s'ster,
Miss Zora, are visiting relatives
at Blue Ridge Saturday and Sun-
W K Long,wife and family vis-
ited relatives at Van AIstyne Sat-
urday and Sunday.
Ed Martin, wife and children
fieitod M C Gaunt and wife of
near Long Neck Sunday.
Pascal Bomar and wife visited
relatives at Allen Saturday and
Joe B Rogers of McKinney and
Prof T M Wilson of Princeton
visited the 1 () () F at this place
last Tuesdav night.
M isH Essie DiiUghton visited
home folks at Farmersville Sat-
urday and Sunday.
Willie Thompson is visiting
J relatives at Floyd, Hunt county,
Dr John Mantooth of Altoga
was in our village Sunday.
llenry Bandy returned home
Saturday from Giuliani, Texas.
He has been working for .John
Martin on his ranch near Graham.
Cottage Hill, Feb 21'—F Fran-
cis and sister, Miss Dona, and
Miss Ella Degmun attended
church at Celina <>n last Sunday
Our (Quarterly Conference em-
braced last Saturday and Sunday.
Rev Burk of Celina preached on
Saturday; Rev Kossoron Sunday.
They both preached tine ser-
mons. We were glad to have
with us on Saturday Rev Stuckoy
of McKinney. Would have been
glad to have heard him preach.
Mr Morrill and family wore de-
lightfully surprised by a visit
from Wallace Hughston and
family on last Sunday night.
Our gonial postmaster at Wes-
ton was in our midst one day last
Mr Adkins of Delta county vis-
ited S M F itncis one night last
wool;. Ho formerly lived in Mis-
sissippi. Moved to Texas about
three years uyo. They had not
seen each other for quite number
Burger. Feb 29.—We are hav-
ing some nice spring weather now.
There is a great deal of sick-
lies.-. in the (ommunity, especially
pnuemonia and ineaHes.
W 1' Ownsby and wife spent
Sunday here, the guests of the
latter's parents, Mr and Mrs J A
Claud Francis has returned
home after a week's visit to rela-
tives at McKinney and near
Several of our young people
attended children's day services
at Weston Sunday. All report
a nice time.
M V Thomas and family are
visiting relatives in our commun-
Mrs J T II ale is visiting her son
at Anna. Tex.
Wheat and oats are looking
The farmers aro planting corn.
Some have corn coming up.
Anna, Fob 29.—Grandma Rex-
road fell from the porch Sunday
evening and was badly hurt.
There are quite a number of
lagrippe and mump cases here.
The little baby boy of G W
Cundiff and wife is quite low
Mrs F I Wolford visited rela-
tives in Dallas last week.
Jim Mote, living south of town,
had one of the bones broken in
his left leg between the knee and
ankle, Saturday, by a horse fall-
ing on him in the south part of
town. Ho was taken to the home
of Lee Guthrie, where the broken
hone was set by Dr Evans.
M lis Anna Lou Shirley has re-
turned from Denison.
G P Collins has returned from
St Louis where he has been buy-
ing his spring stock of goods.
W L Strother will have his
business house completed in a
few days and will be ready for
A sad accident happened to the
Vineland, Feb 2! .—W M Kerr,
our popular hog man and pro-
prietor of Elmwood Stock Farm,
ints just added two line Poland
China sows to bis herd which ho
purchased from Iowa. These
sows are full sisters to the sweep-
stake boar at last year's State,
Illinois and Iowa, fairs. Mr
Kerr is doing much to improve
hog brooding in Collin county.
Walter and Miss Lena Horn,
who are attending school at Gun-
tor, spent Saturday and Sunday
with their parents, Mr and Mrs
J R Horn.
Eld K C Horn filled his regular
appointments at Vineland Sunday
morning and night.
Our Friday night (-polling was
well attanded. Our teacher, T O
Murray, has developed much in-
terest in our midst along every
Mr Boll has been among the
Walter Scott is home again
after attending the McKinney
Business College and taking a
A few farmers have planted
Matt Criin of the Territory is
visiting his brother, Frank Crirti.
Concentrated Lye in Eye
(irand Juryman Ed E. McMur-
ray, of Verona, received a phone
message yesterday stating that bis
wife received a painful and dan-
gerous injury to one of her eyes.
She was engaged in making soap
when some concentrated lye
wnich her little son was emptying
into the kettle was accidentally
thrown into her eye*
An appropriation of $10,000 is
urged in congress to be used in
the enforcement of the law against
the sale of intoxicating liquors to
Miss Jimrnie Morton is tbe
guest of relatives in Van Alstyne.
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Thompson, F. C. The Democrat (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 5, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 3, 1904, newspaper, March 3, 1904; McKinney, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291827/m1/3/?q=sachse%20sentinel: accessed February 21, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.