The Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 20, 1906 Page: 1 of 16
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41.00 PEK YEAR.
JJcKINNIY, COLLIN COUNTY. TEXAS. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER30, 190 i.
VOL. 23. NO. 34.
DEATH OF MRS.
J. J. MILLER
IftOMVXENT MELISSA LADY DIED
INTEkNENT AT HIGHLAND
Barlal Will Take Place «t That Cem-
rtwjr Sunday Afternoon at
Mrs. Mary R. Miller, wife of J. J.
lller of Melissa, died at about 7
llock this morning after a several
feeks' illness. Mrs. Miller's maid-
en name was Mary ChrlBtnan, being
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Chrisman, who formerly resided in
that nonimunlty, brt who have for
several years been residents of Co-
mnnche, 1. T. She was twenty-
nine years and seven months of ai?e
and had been married about ten
years. She is survived by her hus-
band and iwo little daughters, Ves-
ta and Alma. She was r sister of
Mrs. G. W. Scogglns, residing north
of town, unci leaves two brothers,
Hilary E. Chrisman of Fort Worth
and Hoy. tin; youngest member of
•lie family, living with his parents.
1lrs. Miller was a consistent mem-
r of the Baptist church and a high-
esteemed lady, whose death is
deeply deplored by all who know
her. The funeral services will be
held nt the Baptist church at Melis-
sa at 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon,
after which the remains will be in-
terred at Highland cemetery. We
Join in extending condolence to the
bereaved f mll.v.
off the ordinary diseases of the
summer. Ml-o-na is nt an ordinary
suminer tonic or digestive, it la a
true streogthener of the digestive
system, building up the organs to
perfect health and vitality by cur-
ing the indigestion and absolutely
removing all pains and distress in
the atomach, specks before the eyes,
sick and nervoua headache, and oth-
er symptoms that come from a weak-
Ml-o-na makea positive and last-
ing cures and la sold by Smith Bros,
under an absolute guarantee that It
will cure all dlaeases of the stomach,
except cancer, or the money will be
Ask them to show you the guar-
antee they give with every 50c box
Business End of a Country Print Shop.
FIFTH SUNDAY MEETING.
Urogram for Meeting nt Ko*t McKln-
ncy Christian Church.
After a man baa apologized what
does It amount to?
Some people do odd things for
Che purpose of getting even.
Hut the mother always has an cv-
t'use for the Juvenile terror.
When In need of a good line of
ialk patronize a telephone company.
Gossips are persons who make a
specialty of talking without think-
In trying to pet up In the world
some men use their friends as ladder
Government meat inspection will
not. affect the Wall street "lamb"
There are times when it isn't nec-
essary to speak the truth—but at
inch times it isn't necessary to speak
#t all.—Chicago News.
FINK EXCKIXKN'T RECORD.
U tendance in All Departments of
Exactly one hundred students
ye matriculated in the Literary
;mrtment of Jones Academy,
owing 45 per cent Increase upon
i> enrollment of 1905 for the same
ate. The art class of Miss Erwln
substantially increased. Miss
owell has a larger class In oratory
lal came to her last year. Dr.
och's piano and violin classes are
rowing dally. The spirit and per-
i>nne! of the student-body was never
uniformly good. A new hope
d a higher purpose seem to pos-
ss the whole school.
4 ItUNAH'AY ON SQUARE.
T. Barber, Nodding Near Culieo-
ka, Receives Injuries.
A team of mules hitched to s
igon containing Ave bales of cot-
n. drven by .1. T. Barber, residing
W. P. Goostree's place In the Cul-
ika community, became frlghten-
<*n the square nt 1:110 o'clock this
B.eirnoon and ran around the court
I luse and up West Vlrglna street
ore they were stopped. Mr. Bar-
Jumped off the wagon and was
islderably bruised but his Inju-
are not regarded ns serious.
1IOT WPTAHEH LEIIILITY.
to I rot«'ct Oneself Against Heat
fatigue and Summer Disease.
Following is the program of the
Fifth Sunday meeting of the Chris-
tian churches of Collin county to be
held with the East McKlnney Chris-
tian church, September 28-30,
Friday, Sept. 2H.
8:(Hi p. in. Devotional—Hugh Mc-
Opening Sermon W. .1. Haywood,
alternate M. S. Dunning.
Saturday, Sept. 211.
9:30 p. ru. Devotional —F.
10:00 a. in. Report of II.
10:00 Report of Evangelists.
11.15 Appointing of Committer.
11:20 Devotional—R. D. Shults.
11:30 Sermon— M. S. Dunninr-
2: M0 Meeting of Mission Board.
3:00 Business Session. I. Dis-
cussion of out work, led by R. D.
Shults. 2. Some pressing needs
of Collin County Missions, lead by
H. H. Neely. 3. How to supply
our need, E. H. Holmes. 4. Re-
pot t of Commlttes and consideration
S:00 p. in. Devotional—M. S. Dun
8:30 Sermon—E. H. Holmes.
mi inlay, Sept. 80.
9:30 a. m. Sunday School Rally,
led by Hugh McCUelan and W. C
10:45 Devotional—W. J. Hay-
2: o p. m. Given to reports and
exercises by the Ladies Aids, Homes
and Christian Missionary Societies
8:00 p. in . Devotional—Plummer
9:30 Farewell service .
At the meet in* of the employing printers of Texas, held In HouHton.
of which Mayor Tom W. Ferklns of this city was elected president, he
■poke oa "The Business End of a Country Frlnt Shop," as follows:
tion there is strength. Let us co-
operate; let us study and exchange
Misunderstanding Between Two Me-
ney Citizens Late Yesterday.
As result of a misunderstanding
over an account at Coffey's livery
stable late yesterday afternoon, be-
tween Jesse Warden and 8. P. Cof-
fey, the latter was struck and se-
verely Injured about the face, his
mouth, one eye and Juw being bad-
ly hurt. The wounds were soon
dressed and his friends are hopeful
that they will be entirely healed In
a short time.
Attack of Diarrhoea Cured by One
Dose of Chnmherlaln's Coll", Chol-
era and Diarrhoea Remedy.
It was " week an attack of diar-
rhoea that 1 could scarcely attend to
my duties, when I took a dose of
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and 131
arrhoea Remedy. It cured me en-
tirely and I had been taklnir other
medicines for nine days without re-
lief. I heartily lecommer.d this rem
edy as being the best to try knowl-
edge for bowel complal'tr. —R. G.
Stewart, for of the firm of Stewart &
Bro., Greenville, Ala. For sale by
C. A. Houston and Hard Butler Part-
ners in Fort Worth.
.fany peoplo are so easily affected
htV.e hot weather as to lie capable
|lni! little work during the snm-
|r months. Inquiry nmonu this
will show that. In nearly every
lance there Is a weak stomach
more or less indigestion. Pnt
digestive organs right by using
[o-na Btomaeh tablets and the
itner time will prove the pleas-
i st, most desirable and enjoyn-
[season of the year.
Vne little Mi-o-na tiblet before
meal will give you life, vltall-
[energy and physical endurance
the heated term and word
C. A. Houston of this city and
Hard Butler, formerly of this coun-
ty, having resided nt Allen, but now
of Fort Worth, have purchased a
saddlery and harness establishment
In Fort Worth and will conduct the
business in future. Both have many
friends in this city and county who
wish them much success In their
business. Mrs. Houston will leave
Sunday to Join her husband In Fort
Iiocal Option Arrest.
A negro named Frank Despaln
was arrested by City Marshal John-
ny McKlnney on a charge of Belling
whiskey and was placed iu jail. He
Is built Just right to do splendid
work In improving Collin county
Mr. Chairman and Fellow Print-
ers of Texas. Away down In Bast
Texas I was born on a farm, that I
might qualify myself when I grew
up to manhood to run for office in
Texas, as you never heard of a man
running for office in this great com-
monwealth of ours unless he was
born on a farm. Well, I carried out
that native-born desire. 1 fulfilled
that ambition, and the voters liber-
ally expressed their desires, aims
and intentions in the premises, and
Ihey chose me—to remain at home.
So, knowing that I was born for
something—either weal or woe to
my country—I entered a country
printing office, and whatever 1 am
today, or ever expect to be, my
friends, I owe it to the early train-
ing In a "country prim shop."
You have elected me as your pres-
' ident, and I only desire today to
| make a few remarks on the "Busi-
ness End of a Country Printing Of-
j flee," a subject, my friends, that Is
I a broad, deep and lar-reachlng one:
| because from the business end of
| any enterprise come the meat and
bread, and when 1 talk about meat
and bread you printers from the
small towns, like myself, know what
I mean. Of course our friends from
the cities don't know what corn
bread, c\ jbage and pork means, but
1 presume, live on cakes and pies
and all good things like that. Be
that he it may, 1 am going to talk
to you today just as 1 would talk to
you were you in my office, and jus'
like I am -a country editor-printer.
We have met here for some pur-
pose and object, and I want to tell
you that If we all look to our Inter-
ests and to our families' interests
we are bound to be benefitted. The
good book tells us that he who pro-
vides not for his own household is \
worse than an infidel, and, my
friends, that is the truth. 1 do not
believe that there is a job printer
or a newspaper man in all this great
State of ours but who wants to mak
money out of his business and give
his family ail th^ luxuries possible.
If there is. who does not, I hope he
will get out of the business, and stay
out of it.
NOT A TRUST.
I want to state emphatically that
I am against trusts and combines in
any shape, form or fashion. They
are not for the best Interests of the
common people of this country, and
country editors and printers are In
that class. 1 have been told that In
some cities in Texas cert tin large
printing houses were In agreement
that you could not get work from
them unless you paid them th'>ii
prices. This I hope is true. It is
also true of the dry goods and gro-
cery men; still they are not In a sup-
posed trust. These big printing
firms, my country friends, generally
have first-class, up-to-date business
men at their head, have offices
equipped with nil the latest and
most up-to-date type and machinery,
and llgure out that It costs so much
to do business, and when a Job is
submitted to them, they figure ont
that it costs so much to do the ac-
ual work, and their profit Is so
much. What do we do as country
printers when some merchant brings
us some job work for us to do?
Why, we tell him that It will cost
so much—alawys making a very lew
price on it. What does he say?
Why, Mr. Jones or Mr. Stnlih, our
competitor down thes treet, will
print it for 75 cents les son a Job.
and what do we do? Why, we tell
him that we will print It Just as nice
and just asc heap as either Jones or
Smith, and we will cut the price
ideas with each other. By mutually
coming together and talking over
our trials, troubles and tribulations
with each other—and we Texas
printers have many—we can lighten
each other's burdens, and no doubt
greatly benefit ourselves. Better
equipped shops means be'ter prices,
and better prices means that you
can pa©- your printers more, and
you make more for yourself and
family. 1 believe in co-operation, i
believe in the proprietor co-operat-
ing with the printer, and the printer
co-operating with the proprietor
The better work the printer does,
the more you can afford to pay liiin
The nicer and cleaner work you do
for your customer, the more he is
willing to pay you for if. I will
admit that some printing offices in
Texas are getting more for their
work than they should: but there
are many that are not getting one-
half what they should not even
cost ami carriage. That is the rea-
,son that we have met here, to see
if we can't improve our business,
and for no other purpose.
Over a quarter of a century ago
the Texas Press Association was or-
ganized. I now have the honor as
well as the extreme pleasure of be-
ing the president of that great or-
ganization. When I tell you that
the press association has accom-
plished much for the upbuilding and
uplifting of the craft in this state.
1 state the simple truth. Each year
we meet in some Texas town and
exchange ideas, and tell each other
our troubles and joys, and the meet-
ings of the press have become great
and joyous occasions. We have also
edifying and entertaining papers
upon all branches of the business,
and for years I have always looked
forward for the time of the meeting
of the press association. That is
the kind of an organization the em-
ploying printers should organize
themselves lntlf- an brganzaton
I lor the betterment of (he entire
craft. I love the printing and news-
paper business, I follow and make
my living out of it. I can not con-
ceive of a business that Is more ele-
vating and uplifting. Year by year
I learn more about the business,
nnd year by year l love the business
more. Texas is only in her infancy
now has not even shed her swad-
dling clothej—and It behooves us
to Improve our every opportunity
and thus keep up with the great
progress our State is bound'to make
during the next few years, la fact,
my friends, the time has already
come In Texas, if a printer or news-
paper man is not a business man
and does not use bukiness principles
in the management of his office, he
can not succeed. So, it's up to us.
Nothing succedds like snccess. There
are as much brains, and I well
know there is more energy, used in
the printing business that almost
any fiilsiness "on e/trth. Then why
can not we succeed and make mon-
ey? We cau.
or season for the every advance-
emnt of the entire craft.
I have spoken to you lonK enough.
My heart Is in this work. 1 want to
see Texas, my native state—a state
which was carved out of the wilder-
ness by our forefathers, and made
famous by the spilling of the blood
of our martyrs, of Fannin and Trav-
is at Goliad, and Crockett and Bowie
at the Alamo—-the greatest and
grandest state iu the galaxy of
slates. My friends, it can be done,
and it is up to us to do it. Will we
;do It, or will we let the opportunity
i pass? I say, do It.
Land To Sell Or Rent.
5000 acres rich bottom land near
Wichita Falls, one-half In cultiva-
tion, well Improved, 7 miles of rail-
road station in Wichita Valley.
Every acre tillable. Price $25.00
to >35.00 per acre, one-third cash,
balance In one, two and three years
at fi per cent. Will sell In blocks
to suit purchaser, or will rent for
cash or part crop. Blue prints fur-
nished if Interested. See
4td&w. J. PERRY BURRUS,
II. AI T. C. Special Rates.
Kansas City, Mo: Account Trans-
Mississippi Commercial Congress;
rate of $15.55 for the round trip;
dates of sale Nov. 18. 19, 20 and 21;
limit for rriurn Nov, 2s.
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Atlanta (!<•. Account Homecoming
for Georgians: rate of $27.00 for
the round trip; date* of sale Oct. 8
and 9; limit for return thirty days
from dale of sale.
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Houston and Galveston: Account
of Popular Excursion: rate of $1.90
to Houston and $5.15 to Galveston;
date of sale Saturday, Sept. 15; lim-
it for return Monday evening, Sept.
J. E. CLARKE, Agt.
Annoying Habit Encountered at So-
da Fountain and Elsewhere.
"One of the most annoying hub
its that we encounter" suid a popular
dispenser at one of McKlnney's lead-
ing soda fountains, "is that of mnny
people who will wait until the dis-
penser Is busy waiting on another
customer and then begin knocking
on the counter with thei, money
and keep it up until the coin is tak-
en. It often happens that a person
will come in, have the money in his
hand all the while he is drinking his
soda and just as the dispenser gets
busy with another patron he begins
knocking on the counter with his
money and keeps it up. It is a habit
that is very annoying to say the
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Not III interest of Big Shop.
Let sis not get the idea into our
heads that this movement Is Inau-
gurated in the interest of the big
printing houses in the cities. It is
not. They do not work one-half as
cheaply as we country printers.
They use business sagacity, and
have tirst-class, up-to-date offices
They don't cut the prices, but if they
can't get the work nnd make some-
down. thus knocking off 'nil our thing out. of it why they let it alone
profit, Just because Jones or Smith I Whenever I solicit Job printing I
always tell my local merchants that
if they will pay me as much as the
city offices and they do the work
reasonable—I will be more than sat-
isfied And when I get them to do
It I always make about 33 Vi per
cent more than my regular price.
So much for co-operation. That Is
Just exactly what I want to see us
employing printers of Texas do- co-
operate with each oiher nnd make
something out of onr business. Don't
be afraid of the big printing houses
In the cities—they have to get some-
thing for their work or they can't
run. It. has never been my desire to
do cheap work. I'm no cheap man.
I don't believe in cheap things. The
business men and people of Texas
don't believe in and patronize cheap
things, and the cheap- cut-throat-
printer has, or will, be forced to re-
tire from business in the Lone Star
State This is a day of business
push nnd progress, and, my friends,
let ns all work—in season and out
said they would do It, and some-
times when we come across .iones
or Smith we le "*n that they have
never In their whole life been ask-
ed n single word about said printing
This Is where the said merchant
warks ns for a Rieat big sucker—
because we don't know or look after
our business. Now, friends, these
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Should Talk Over Our Troubles,
What we want is better equipped
shops, and better business men at
the head or the country printing of-
fices. Love and respect your busi-
ness, and the public will respect
you nnd your affairs. We have s
grea' State and a great people, and
I d-i not believe that there is a mora
ent'-nrtslng set of business men in
all Texas today than the printers
an J newspaper men of Texas, but
we are not looking after our busi-
ness like we should. In co-ope ra-
it KAL 1 STATE.
145-aere rami as fine land and
ns well improved as any place In
Collin County, only three miles
rrom Frisco, easy terms.
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Fine modern home ror sale—
Nice south and east front, all mod-
ern convenience*, at a bargain and
on easy terms.
j. A. GARRISON.
For Twenty Years.
Other chill remedies have sprung
up, flourishing for a brier season,
then passed away- even from mem-
ory—but ror twe.ity long years
Cheatham's Chill Tonic has been In
the field or action. The reason is
simple, it has merit. It actually
cures Chills and Fevers while the
majority or others merely promise
to. One bottle guaranteed to cure
any one case.
Office or F. B. Dlllard, Rereree In
Bankruptcy, Sherman and Paris Div-
isions, Eastern District or Texas.
In the District Court or tho United
States ror the Eastern District or
In the matter or 1. E. Provence,
bankrupt. In bankruptcy:
To the creditors or I. K. Provence,
of McKlnney, in the county of Collin
and district aforesaid, a bankrupt.
Notice Is hereby given (hat on the
12th day of Sept., 190t , the said
I. E. Provence was duly adjudged a
bankrupt; and that the first meeting
or his creditors will be held at
County Court House, McKlnney,
Texas, on the 21th day oT Sept. 1900
at 8.30 o'clock In the rorenoon, at
which lime the said creditors may
attend, prove their claims, appoint n
trustee, examine the bankrupt, and
transact such other business as may
properly come before the meeting.
Sherman, Texas, 13th day or Sept.,
F. B. DILLARD.
Referee in Bankruptcy.
IT IS TO COST $2,000,008
Comimny is to In> Chartered at A—-
tin With Capital Stock of
of • ,uoo,ooo.
A dispatch from Galveston states
that Suderman & Dodson, contract-
ors of that city have secured the
contract for building the lnterurbun
electric line between Dallas and
Sherman. Several North Texas cap-
italists are Interested in tho enter-
prise, among whom are Messrs. J. F.
Strickland. Capt. William H. Bean
of Howe and also Ed M. House of
Austin. The cost of the road, when
built, will be In th ' neighborhood of
$2,000,000. it btated.
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Mr. Siricklmid's Statement.
j Relative to the construction of the
j interurban line from Dallas to Sher-
> man, J. F. Strickland said: "It is
'a fact that the terms of the contract
have been agreed upon, the work
has been awarded and within a day
or two the papers will be signed,
which will mean that within thirty
days Suderman & Dolson, contract-
ors. of Galveston, are to begin the
actual construction of the electric
line. The terms of the agreement
are to the effect that the line shall
lie complete and in operation by
.fsn. 1908, The reason ror the long
tire is that it is difficult to get the
materials for the tracks and for the
stations from the rolling mills. We
expect to be in actual operation
long before that time, but It Is beet
to be on the safe side.
"Next week the Texas Traction
Company is to be chartered at Aus-
tin with a capital stock of $3,000,-
000. it is expected that the con-
struction of the road and the acqui-
sition of the rolling stock will take
at least two-thirds of that amount..
Among the Incorporators are the
following: John S. Heard of Mc-
Klnney, .), l. White, cashier of the
Collin Colntv National bank of Mc-
Klnney, F. F. Dumas, cashier of ahe
Van Alstyne National Bank; George
W. Bowman, president of the Piano
National Bank; Ed M. House, Aus-
tin: Capt. William H. Bean, Howe;
J. F. Strickland, Dallas; W. R.
Brents, president Commercial Na-
tional Bank, Sherman: W. T. Eu-
bank. vice president Merchants' and
Traders' Bank, Sherman; M. B.
Pitts, president Grayson County Na-
toinal Bank, Sherman.
• « • • «
Sixty Miles in Length.
"The line is to be sixty miles long.
McKlnney is to be the power station
and the location of the shops. There
will be two substations on each side
of McKlnney, rour in nM. These
have not yet been determined.
"It Is not certain how the line
will enter Dallas, whether over Mc-
Klnney avenue or Bryan street or
some other way. At any rate, it is
to be on Commerce street east or the
library, and will proceed westward
on that street as far as Austin. It
Is not determined where the Inter-
urban station is to be. The service
will call for a car leaving each end
of the line on the even hour. The
schedule calls for a run to Sherman
in two hours and thirty minutes.
"General offices are to be In Dal-
las. At present they will be at the
offices on Main street. In time there
will be needed, and It is expected
that a building for the railway on its
own grounds will provide for the
administration departments of the
road service and regulation. There
will be large terminal facilities In
Dallas and of course roundhouse fa-
cilities will be necessary.
"The company Is made up of a
large number of the leading financial
nnd business men of the northern
part of the State and some others.
We shall go Immediately to work
and have the line In operation in ns
short a time as possible."
Miss Helen Murray spent Sunday
with home folk here, returning to
Piano Sunday night.
What Everybody Says
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These three go together: Pure blood,
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feel well take Hood's Sarsaparilla, the
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Hood's Pillt are the only pills to
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