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The Weekly Democrat-Gazette
THIRTIETH YEAR. NO. 7.
McKlNNEY, COLLIN OOUNTV, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1012.
ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR.
Collin County Class Initiation
Campaign, to be h<>l<l lit McKinney
Enthusiastic Woodmen Meeting.
Magnolia Camp No. 4 31, W. 0. W.
lieldi what would be termed the
monBter meeting of the season Mon-
day night. This was their regular
meeting night and as there were two
candidates ready and prepared, to
ride "Billy," the greater per cent
of the choppers were present when
the time arrived for the consul
commander to open the lodge. There
have been many interesting meet-
ings of Magnolia Camp held in the
past few monthH, but none were a
compurioon to the meeting of Mon-
day night. Each chopper present
seemed to realize tliut he was not
only a member of the greatest fra-
ternal order in the United States,
but an organization thnt wouldNook
after his loved ones If he should be
called from this band of sovereigns.
Besides, they had the assurance that
this great order would pay to Ills
loved wife and children, aged father,
gray haired mother or loving sister,
a nice amount in cash, that they
might not be left dependent upon
the charity of their friends and
neighbors. And especially was each
sovereign more thoroughly convinc-
ed with the works and teachings of
this grand order, when It was an-
nounced that Mrs. Sallie Steele, the
widow of Sow Henry Steele, who
passed away only a few weeks ago,
hud received a check from the head
offices of the Woodmen of the
World for a thousand dollars, which
is u great help to her and her little
daughter who were left to light the
battles of life alone.
It was stated before the lodge
Monday night that Mrs. Steele bad
requested that the consul command
er appoint Sovereigns W. II. Hilton
and S. J. Mussle, and these two sov-
ereigns appoint a third party to
purchase her u home in this city
The consul commander was more
than glad to comply with Mrs
Steele's request. It was indeed
gratifying to know that this good
Christian woman had so much confi-
dence in the members of Magnolia
"Camp, and these gentlemen will
proceed immediately to make a se
lection -which will suit Mrs. Steele,
In order that she, with her bright
eyed little girl, might move into a
place which she might truly call
After the lodge had been opened
in due form, and busines- of import-
ance had been disposed of, Capt. D
M. Padgltt arrangedi his team for
the introduction of the strangers
who were In waiting to receive the
Protection Degree. The team did
splendid work, and the degree was
conferred In a most interesting, im
Sovereign .1. Stlnebaugh of Blue
Rldge, who was a visitor at the
meeting, occupied the station of
Past Consul Commander, and did
justice to himself, the lodge and the
The speeches made by Sovereign
Stlnebaugh, Hon. Marion Church,
Dr. E. E. King and Senator Tom W.
Perkins were appreciated very much
As the time is fast approaching
for the bi class initiation to be
held here April IS, It was decided
that the consul commander appoint
the different committees for that day
and report at the next meeting.
Five applications for membership
were received by the lodge at this
April IS will be a red letter day
for McKinney. The sovereigns are
arranging to have more Woodmen
In this city on that day than ever be-
fore on an occasion of this kind.
Every chopper of the various camps
of Collin, county should get busy and
do all in his power to make this a
grand success. With no other busi-
ness 'to come before the lodge it was
closed in ritualistic form to meet
again next Monday night.
Hold Good Meeting.
Cottonwood Camp No. 117, W. O.
W-., hold an interesting meeting
last Saturday night in which the
mysteries of Woodcraft was revealed
to two candidates. Five new mem-
bers were also elected at this meet-
ing. This runs the number to fif-
teen that have been elected since
the county campaign has been on
and the prospects are that at least
that many more will take advantage
of the low rate, which holds good
until the 18th of April.
Some three weeks ago a team was
organized in this Camp with J. B.
Cate captain. Saturday night was
the first time the team has undertak-
en the work, and when it is known
that they have had rtne night's prac-
tice each week, the members are to
be congratulated on the way they
handled the work. They are making
fine progress and In a short time
they will rank with the best In the
state. And why not?—Allen Enter-
N«#tv that (he W. O. W. has a big
campaign for membership, on In Col-
lin county every believer In Fratern-
allsm, or fraternal insurance should
lend a helping hand whether a mem-
ber of the W.O.W. or not., and when
some other society puts forth special
efforts for new membership, help
them. Every fraternal society should
at all times co-operate with each oth-
er for mutual benefits.
Rend In The Chips.
These articles and the correspon-
dence found under the W. O. W.
head, are published for the benefit
of the big W. O. W. campaign that is
now on In Collin county. We would
like to have correspondents from
each W. O. W. camp in the counlty
and suggest that you send in short
items in connection with your camp
happenings. There never was a
time when we have had such advan-
tages for the interests of the W.O.W.
as me have during this campaign.
Send In the happenings from your
camp. But make them short and In-
Went Fully Prepared.
The boys out on route 2 are tell-
ing a good one on Hans Hartnian
this week. It's like this:
Some time ago Hans made appli-
cation and was accepted as a mem-
ber of Lucas Camp W. 0. W., and
Tuesday night of last week was the
time set aside for Hans to ride the
goat. His friends had been telling
liini how the said goat had been de-
nied the benefits of a square meal
for some time and that he was un-
dergoing a special course of training
for ills special benefit. This did not
sound good to Hans and before ap-
pearing for the strenuous time that
was in store for liiin, he made all
kinds of preparation. It is stated
thnt he appeared clad in three pairs
of trousers and with Ills hands lm-
beddied in a pair of heavy-weight
boxing gloves, and no amount of
persuasion would induce the candi-
date to part, with the Implements
that had been especially prepared for
We are not informed ns to the
outcome of the affair, but feel safe
in saying that the goat did its work
in great shape under the guidance
of the Lficas boys.—Allen Enter-
Corn Crop Endangered.
Port Worth. Texas, March 13.—
"Help save the 1912 Texas Corn
Crop" is the plea that the agricul-
tural Department of the Rock Island
Lines is sendling out to the farmers
along their route in this state. The
communication is startling in its re-
port of tests made in other states
which show that 2.r> to 70 per cent of
the seed corn Is dead. The situation
Is most serious and unless extreme
precautions are taken In selecting
and testing the seed there will be
less than a half stand in many sec-
tions and the benefits of the good
soil conditions, which now exist, will
be lost. Tests made so far in Texas
indicate that conditions are not so
bad in this state, but It will be neces-
snry to make a germination tost of
every ear. It has been found in some
instances that the grains at the up-
per portion of an ear will grow while
those*ai the lower end will no! and
in some Instances the grains from
one side are good and those on the
opposite side of the ear are not.
The Rock Island's Agricultural
Department is co-operating with
the farmers and tests will be made
in practically every section of the
territory covered by its line before
Fine Pnyhurg Stock.
B. D. Rogers, merchant, ginner,
stockman and farmer of Fnyburg,
called yesterday to Insert an adver-
tisement In our Weekly of his big
registered Porcheron stallion and
registered Kentucky Jack. He also
ordered some bills struck advertising
the same stock. Any one having
mares to breed are invited to see Mr.
Rogers stallion and jack and Investi-
gate their breeding and terms. He
will treat you right and has splen-
didly bred antmalB from which to
improve your stock.
YOU ARE INVITED to call at th«
North Side Shaving Parlor, J. P
Brunson, proprietor. Hot and cold
baths, electric massage, flrstclaas
EGOS for hatching from thorough-
bred Barred Plymouth Rocks $1.50
ror 15—W. J. HILL, Route 4, Blue
Rldge, Texas. 4tw
WANTED—Some money for 8 or 10
years, at 8 per cent on good black
land security. Address "D." care
THE MOLER BARBER COLLEGE
of Dallas, Texas, wantB men to lenrn
the barber trade. They offer splen-
did Inducements dnd a short term
completes. They mall free a beau-
tiful catalogue and ask all our read-
ers to send for It.
REAL ESTATE FOR KX(
FOR TRADE—Dallas property to
trade for farm. Address B. D. Tay-
lor, 108, Field street, Dallas, Texas.
URGED TO RUN
If Ills friends ail over this part of
the state have their way about it,
there Is not the least doubt but that
Hon. H. B. Singleton, one of the
most prominent agriculturists of this
section, and a staunch Collin county
citizen, will be a candidate, with
good chances for election, for the
very Important office of State Com-
missioner of Agriculture.
Mr. Singleton, who is authority
on questions of agriculture and hog
raising, and at present President of
the State Swine Breeders Associa-
tion, and of the Corn Growers As-
sociation, has, on numerous oc-
casions been selected as a judge of
fine hogs at the International Stock
Shows at Chicago.
If he can be Induced to offer for
this important position, Mr. Single-
ton can count on the unanimous
support of almost every man in
North Texas, regardless of party af-
filiations, und It Is very doubtful if
there is another man in the state
who could) poll a larger vote
throughout the state.
As an Indication of the interest
that is being taken in his candidacy
in other sections, the following high-
ly complimentary notice is taken
from the Sherman Daily Democrat
of March 12:
"Much pressure is being brought
to bear upon H. E. Singleton, a
prominent and progressive farmer
and stockman of near McKinney, to
allow his name to be offered as a
candidate for commissioner of agri-
culture. About three months ago a
movement was revived to secure his
candidacy and A. M. Ferguson of
this city was made secretary. The
idea has previously received consid-
erable attention from a number of
"The duty Imposed upon the nom-
ination committee was substantially
to ascertain if Mr. Singleton would
become a candidate, and if he could
be elected. The report of the com-
mittee Is that he "can be elected, if
he will enter the race; and that he
has promised to consider the propo-
"Those who are urging Mr. Single-
ton's nomination are not all farm-
ers, however, perhaps the strongest
supporters are to be found among
the Corn Growers association and
tiie Swine Breeders' association. The
view of the supporters seems to be
that they wish to champion a man
who is progressive and one whom
real farmers will respect. There has
never been any publicity given to the
movement whatever, until now.
"Mr. Singleton is a native citizen
of the country near McKinney and
has resided there for the past thirty
years. He is an experienced stock-
man and is especially Interested in
hogs. It is said that ho raises no
cotton whatever on Ills farm. He is
president of the Corn Growers Asso-
ciation and has several times been
chosen as a judge of hogs for the
International Stock Shows In Chica-
go. During the past three or four
years he has had charge of a dem-
onstration train for the Cotton Belt,
Katy, Santa Fc and for a number of
other roads of the Gould lines. At
present he has charge of a train for
the Santa Fe In the Panhandle coun-
"The present commissioner of ag-
riculture is Ed R. Kone, but he is
now serving Ills third term. He has
not yet announced as a candidate for
the position another term. Also, iu
yet, no one has announced for the
Fire, which started some time af-
ter midnight Wednesday, aliuosi
completely wiped out the business
section of the little village of Mur-
phy, about half way between Piano
and Wylle, In the southeast part of
this county, on the Cotton Belt Hall-
Particulars are lacking, but so far
as we can learn, the fire started
some time after midnight, in the
general merchandise Btore of Mr.
Moore, andl Is supposed to have been
caused by a defective Hue. The
Moore store was soon consumed, to-
gether with a big stock of goods, and
the flames were communicated, in
turn to the Davis grocery store and
the Miller drug store, each of which
wore entirely consumed with their
stocks of goods.
The Moore stock of goods was
partly covered by insurance, but it
is not. known whether or not the
grocery and drug stocks were insur-
ed. The building occupied , by the
Davis grocery store was the property
of J. L. Moulden, former sheriff of
this county, and was Insured for
All the buildings, which consti-
tute the major portion of the busi-
ness enterprises of the little village,
were frame structures, and burned
IMPORTANT TO CORRESPOND-
We wish to urge all our cor-
respondents to be very particular in
writing proper names- - of persons
and places. Take jour time and make
your letters plain. Do not run your
lines too closely together. Draw a
straight line or other mark between
each paragraph or separate item of
,news. Use a soft pencil.
And above all, be sure to Kive the
name of the community from which
you write at top of first page of ycur
letter, and sign your own name at
the bottom of the last page.
By observing these simple rules
you will greatly facilitate the work
of, and it will be greatly appreciat-
ed by, the news editor, who must
read over and edit from twenty-five
to fifty of these letters every week.
Home of these he is obliged to re-
write, before turning them over to
the printer, who uannot take time to
decipher Illegible names and diuily-
Make your letters interesting by
giving the best general news of your
community, and thus make them a
source of information to the readers
and a pleasure and profit to yourself.
We now have a number of letters
on file which must be thrown out
for the simple reason that neither
the name of the community nor the
writer Is given.
M. W. KEEN
The many friends of M. W. Keen,
an honored citizen of Collin county
for thirty five years, were greatl.v
shocked to hear of his death which
occured at his home at Albany, West
Texas, Sunday, after a brief illness.
Mr. Keen had1 been residing in west
Texas for the past three years, being
a progressive farmer of that section
of the state.
He was born In Kentucky, and
moved to Texas with his wife, settl-
ing in Collin county at the age of
twenty four years. He was married
to Miss Bettie Orr of his native state,
who was called to her reward six
After moving to Texas he first lo-
cated In the Millwood community
where he successfully engaged in
farming for several years.
He was then elected as county
clerk of Collin county, and moved
with his family to McKinney, serving
two terms as county clerk, at
all times faithfully performing the
duties pertaining to this office.
He was the father of Ed Keen de-
ceased, who was for several years
deputy county clferk of this county,
and also W. L. Keen, who is at pres-
ent deputy under County Clerk G. E.
Strother. After his time had expir-
ed as county clerk, Mr. Keen moved
to Prosper, where he again engaged
in farming, until three years ago
when he moved to west Texas, at
which place he resided at the time of
Mr. Keen was a man who was lik-
ed by all who claimed his acquaint-
ance. He was a moral, honest and
upright Christian gentleman, always
believing in doing to others, as he
would have them do unto him. He
leaves a largo circle of friends who
will mourn his death.
He was a member of the Cumber-
land Presbyterian church, he was al-
so a member of the Odd Fellows.
He is survived by the following
children: Mrs. Gambrell and J. W.
Keen, of Abilene, .1. T. Keen of Cis-
co, Mrs. Will Horn and Mrs. Qd
Beanland of Prosper, Mrs. J. A. Mar-
tin of Fort Worth and W. L. Keen of
The Interment was made at Al-
bany. The editors of these papers
extend the deepest sympathy and
most profound sorrow to the be-
reaved children In the death of their
KILLED BY LIVE WIRE.
The only and first J. P. Duncan Is
a late addition to our growing week*
ly list. With a good farm, plenty
of live stock and feed, he lives at
home and takeB life easy. Big West
C. E. Lewis of Westminster was
Two Well Known Men of White*
tvrlglit Were Electrocuted
Court House s City Hall
What Has lleen Done in District, County, Justice and City Courts
A live wire that had fallen across
a clothes line caused the death of
two men at Whltewrlght late Mon-
day. Ira Davis, n telephone line-
man, and Bob Mayo, a carpenter,
were electrocuted within a few sec-
onds of each other. The accidents
occurred! In the back yard of Ira
Mrs. Davis, wife of one of the dead
men, was severely shocked while at-
tempting to free her husband from
the live wire that killed him and but
for the ef^prts of Postmaster Lon Da-
vis shs, perhaps, would have met
death in the same manner as did
No one saw Mr. Davis come In
contact with the wire, but his shouts
attracted others near by, among
them Mr. Mayo, who was on his own
premises, more than fifty feet away.
It was while the latter was making
a dash to render assistance to th,
lineman that he met his own death,
though at a point several steps away
from Mr. Davis when he touched
Wind, it is thought, caused a
hanging wire to come in contact
with that in the yard.
Mr. Davis leaves a widow and
ono child. A widow and two chil-
dren survive Mr. Mayo.
Judge J. M. Pearson, In the case
of the State vs. Henry Watson,
charged with the theft of a mule,
alleged1 to have been stolen from a
pasture near Fltzhugh Mills In 1909,
gave the jury peremptory Instruc-
tions Tuesday to return a verdict of
not guilty, which was done.
The case of- the State vs. John
Cain, charged with rape, alleged to
have been committed a year or two
ago, was called Monday morning. A
special venire of sixty men wus sum-
moned. All the Jury could not be
obtained from this number, bo thir-
ty-four' more were summoned to ap-
pear Tuesday, from which the
Jury was completed, as follows: W.
C. Cook, J. T. Crowder, J. B. Bush,
W. C. Monroe, S. 1. Moore, D. S.
Lassater, J. W. Nelson. C. G. Burk-
ett, Bert Farley. J. B. Ferrell, J.
W. Butler, Claud Mayes.
Following is the jury for the
week: S. D. Moore, S. P. Kuyken-
dall, J. D. Hood, D. S. Lassater. It.
B. Bedell, J. W. Nelson, F. F. Duff,
J. M. Webb; J. M. Pliarr, Ray Har-
ris, P. H. Lucas, Zeb Redden, J. R.
Starnes, R. S. Womack, H. M. Jop-
lln. E. A. Whorton, E. G. Burkett,
A. H. Womble, Bert Farley.
Serving on Jury.
A. 11. (Homer) and Hnrry Wom-
ble, sons of A. C. Womble of the
\Vomble community, were visitors
at our office Monday. Homer lately
moved from ills own farm one and a
half miles southwest of his father's
home to the latter's residence to
keep house for him, as the latter's
daughter, Beulah, recently married
Cal Redd and left her father without
a housekeeper. Homer is a juryman
this week. He ordered the Weekly
Democrat-Gazette sent, to his wife's
sister, Mrs. Nellie Johnson, who
lives in the Boggy community. The
Wonibles are all good people and
we are glad, to have their friendship
Sent to County Itoail.
The four men who were arrested
at the depot here Sunday afternoon
by Jailer Ed Blakeman and Consta-
bles Joe Uselton of Piano and Will
Kerby of this place plead guilty to
unlawfully riding the train and were
given a fine sentence to be worked
out on the county road. Three of
the men were taken to the camp
Monday. The fourth man was not
able to go, but will begin working
out his fine on the road as soon as
his health permits.
The jury in the case of the State
vs. Herbert Winn, charged with se-
duction, who had been out since Fri-
day afternoon at 3:110, were not
able to come to an agreement, and
therefore were discharged, by the
judge Monday afternoon about (J
o'ciock. They stood six to six.
Will Work Out Fine.
Dora Bonner, the negress who
was arrested several weeks ago on
a charge of being implicated In the
theft of a horse and buggy which
was stolen at Piano, was taken to
the county farm Tuesday, where
she will work out her fine.
Jones Spencer, the negro who was
also arrested on the same charge, is
working out his fine on the county
In Commissioners' Court.
Commissioners' court convened
here Monday in County Judge H. L.
Davis' office. They have been kept
very busy In allowing accounts, pay-
ing off hands, and attending to oth-
er business matters pertaining to
the county. They will probably be
in session the balance of the week.
The John Cain case, which was
called1 Monday morning is still on
A special venire of 100 men was
summoned this morning in the Ed
Btirge assault case. The venire was
fxcitsed until Thursday morning.
Real Estate Transfers.
James H. Strother et ux to (!. E.
Strother, 2-3 interest In 0 I acres in
the R. C. Ingram survey, $010.
Cliff Emerson to It. L. Might lot
No. 2, block No. 2, in Waddlil addi-
tion to the City of McKinney, $000.
W. R. Flfer to G. L. Flfer, 1-2
acre In Heffleefutger survey, HI
acres In Whltaker survey, $1800.
R. L. Might, et ux to Mary W. Bur-
rage, lot No. 2 block No. 2, Waddlil
Addition to City of McKinney,
A. T. Robertson, sheriff, to B. A.
Markum, 10 lots in Rockhlll in B. J.
Naugle survey, and lot No. 30, sur-
vey 12, Collin County School Lands,
D. W. Christian et ux to H. L.
Coleman, lot No. 59 in the Town of
I. F. BrookB et ux to R. L. Stone,
lot No. 15 block No. 30, Railroad Ad-
dition to Town of Wylie, $350.
R. L. Stone et ux to J. S. Bllllngs-
ley, lot No. 15, black No. 30, Rail-
road Addittlon to Town of Wylle,
J. S. Bllllngsley et ux to Minnie
May Clark lot No. 15, block No. 30,
Railroad Addition to Town of Wylle,
R. H. Foster et ux. Susie Foster to
T. H. Stevens, 122.54 acres land In
the E. B. Reed survey, $7350,
JameB Nellon to C. C. Gregory
20.7 acres In Thos. Chambers sur-
J. M. Brown et al to C. C. Gregory
20 3-5 acres in Titos. Chambers sur-
Martin Neilon, receiver, to O. C.
Gregory. 20 acres in Thos. Cham-
bers survey, $237.50.
W. T. Jennings et ux to M. C.
Glass 40 acres John West survey,
M. C. Glass et ux to W. R. Carver
10 acres John WeBt survey, $769.20.
G. W. McCarley et ux to G. W.
MeCarley, Jr., 52.60 acres Jofeeph
Matthews survey, $2700.
W. L. Hedgcoxe et ux to Mrs. M.
L. Gordon, lot in McKinney, Wm.
Davis survey, $2000,
Mary Lee Rainbo to G. B. Kindle,
7 2.12 acres R. H. Locke survey,
S. C. Connall.v to J. M. Connally,
82 3-4 acres John Leewrlght Burvey,
George Pardue and MIbs Grace
Mose Jackson and Alice Jackson.
W. T. Maxwell and Lydla Shroud.
Ralph Brady and Ella I^anler.
E. W. Allen and Paralee Bull.
Howard J. Brown and/ Evelyn Ox-
T. T. Carlock and Thursie Llghf-
Claude D. Manning of Leonard,
formerly of Blue Rldge and West-
minster, Is In the city, being a wit-
ness In the district court. Claude la
one of the best men In Texas, and
we were glad to shake his hand.
Tom AJlrhart, the big hearted,
big souled apostle of sunshine, who
belongs to the "Good ('beer Club,"
is here as a witness In court.
Esq. Rollins of Farmersvllle Is
here attending court as a witness.
Sammy Latham, the little son of
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Latham, who
reside on South Wilcox street, who
lias been very sick with meningitis
for the past five or six days, stlU
continues to improve. It Is thought
that the little fellow will soon be
able to be up again.
The little child of Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Stout was taken with meningitis
Tuesday afternoon. She was getting
along very well yesterday.
Big Sale Opens Saturday.
The Grand Leader Stock of dry
goods will be offered for sale to the
public at. great reductions, beginning
Saturday morning, March Kith. The
stock of goods has been sold in bulk
and the sale will be under the man-
agement of Mr. H. J. Bradley. In
this issue you will find a double page
ad. explaining why the goods are go-
ing to be sold so cheaply and quot-
ing prices on the goods. The sale
is well advertlcedi and a big crowd is
expected during the big sale. Your
attention Is directed to their big ad.
in this Issue. Turn to the ud. and
read it—read the prices—read every
word of the big ad1.
RETURNS FROM SAD MISSION.
McKinney Man Attends Burial of
Brother in Ellis County.
Ed Couch, ono of J. M. Wilcox &
Son's popular salesmen at their
lumber yard, came In Monday
from Irene, Hill county, where he
went nearly a week before to attend
llie bedside of his brother, Oliver
Couch, a prominent farmer of that
section who had pneumonia. Death
ensued Friday und the burial took
place Saturday evening at. ForcBton,
Ellis county, the old family home.
The deceased is survived by two
brothers, his wife and four children.
The deceased had visited his brother
in McKinney on several occasions.
Me was a large farmer, last year
making 120 bales of cotton. He was
only 13 years old and a prominent
Odd Fellow and Woodman. His
death Is lamented by a wide circle of
friends. We tender sympathy to the
bereaved brother who resideB in our
city and all other relatives.
McKINNEY MARKET REPORT.
What the Farmers Are Relng Paid
for Their Products Today.
Bran per cwt $1.05
Flour per cwt $2.85 to $3.25
Chickens, fryers 15c
Mutton sheep $3.50
Cattle $3.00 to $3.50
Hogs $5.25 to $5.75
Butter per lb 15c to 25c
Alfalfa hay per ton . v $22.00
Prairie hay per ton $14.00
Johnson grass hay per ton ..$12.00
Hens per lb 9o
Bacon per lb 12 l-2c to 16c
Turkeys per lb 10c
Old roost erg per dot., $2.00 to fl.lS
Oats per bu 67c
Eggs per doz 14c
Wheat per bu $1.25
Baled oats $17.00
Cotton, lint $6 to $10.90
Cotton, seed $2.00 to $2.60
Cotton seed per ton $18.00
Chops per cwt $1.60
Shorts per cwt $1.70
Ear corn In Bhuck 85c
Shelled corn 85c
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 14, 1912, newspaper, March 14, 1912; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth292088/m1/1/: accessed May 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.