The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 9, 1912 Page: 2 of 16
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•"HE WEEKLY PEMOCRXT-G^ZETTE. THUR8DAY, MAY ■ 1>H.
Low Cut Shoes
Our line or IlKht, stylish, durable low cut shoes for men are prlc-
u<. to that you ure compelled to buy them If you art* wanting
shoo 'juttllty at honest prices. MUX, come In und Bee them.
For Women and Children
We are proud ot our llHt of regular customers among the women
ami children and for this spring and Bummer we have norne of the
best valucH we have ever offered. Wo Invite you to call and see
for you melt.
J. A. WATERS
EXCLUSIVE SHOE HTOItK
Delicacies of the season—
Spring I.anil), Spring Chick-
en, Spring Suit.
The last but not the least is
probably the most Important
question on your mind at
present. Don't lei It worry
you though; Just come hor\
pick out a fabric from our
large numbers and we'll do
Geo. W. Smith
North Kentucky St.
visit his parents for ten or fifteen
days, l'rof. Hlghsaw was super In
tendent of the Yukon public school
the past term, lie Is one of the
brightest young Instructors of to-
day and Is doing much good for the
cause of education.
Nat L. Talklngton, representing
the Farmers' Mutual Insurance As-
sociation of Collin County, was a
business visitor in both the Wood-
lawn and Vlnelnnd communities to-
day. Nat haB a flnj buggy mare— ft
sure-enough goer, and Is prepared
to get about over the county as
hurriedly as the Interests of his ex
(client association may require him.
Nat Hector and wife returned
lo Denton today after being called
here several days ago by the death
of their brother-in-law, L. M. Talk-
lngton. Both Mr. and Mrs. Rector
are members of West Collin pioneer
families, though citizens of Denton
county for many years Mr. Rector's
father, the late Charles Rector, set-
tled twelve miles west of McKinney
In 1855 and continued to reside In
this county for a number of years
until hlB death. Mrs. Rector Is the
daughter of Mrs. Klllis Qulsenberry
C. JIM HAYDON
The cash plan of buying grocer-
ies Is a success with this store and
a success In every way.. We buy
for cash, get all the available
discounts and then sel' Tor cash,
giving our customers the bene-
fit of all the discounts Our busi-
ness has been Increasing almost
every month since we have been
In business in McKinney aud
now we have a splendid crowd of
satisfied customers. Ask some
one who trades at this store If
they are pleased. We are willing
to iet them say.
C. Jim Haydon
Pryor Moreland was here today
L. E. Bagwlll was hero today
Prof. L. H. Goforth was here
yesterday from A nan.
J. J. Wilson of Princeton was In
the city tills afternoon.
Robt. Steele of the Mt. Zlon com-
munity was hero today.
R. Self of the Vlney Grove com-
munity was here today.
Tom Rut ledge of the Mt. Zlon
community, was here today.
Charlie Dunn and Russell Lawson
of Altoga wore here this afternoon.
Messrs. Walter and Wllford Lacy
of Altoga were here this after-
Mrs. W. K. Long and children of
Climax were visitors In McKinney
Mrs. Jesse Rntes and baby of the
Vlney Grovo community were visit-
ors here today.
Mrs. Homer Rogers of Ft. Worth
Is visiting at the home of her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Webb, in
John Dugger of Princeton, one
of the moat genial and progressive
citizens of that thriving little town,
was here today.
Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Rector of
Denton, returned home this morn-
ing, after attending the funeral of
L. M. Talklngton.
T. V. Williams of the Mt. Olive
community left yesterday for Hugo,
Ok., where he will visit his sister,
Mrs. J. E. McKamle for a few
Rev. J. H. Overetreet of Grand
Prairie was here today the guest of
Presiding Elder Chas. A. Stiraglns.
Rev. Overstreet will go to Blue Ridge
tomorrow where he will preach Sun-
MrB. C. L. Pharr and' daughter.
Miss Myrtle, left, this afternoon for a
three months' visit to relatives at
Atlanta, (la., and In Mississippi.
They will be joined at Dallas by
Miss Mable Cade of Rockwall, a
granddaughter of Mis. Pharr, who
will accompany them.
Prof. J. L. Hlghsaw of Yukon,
Ok., arrived In McKinney yesterday
en route to Culleoka, where he will
Newt Murker of Melissa was here
John Walker of Altoga was here
C. H. Jackson of Cellna was here
Jethro Hint on of Altoga was here
Ed Cain of Allen was here yes
Step Brown waB here today from
Henry Nellon of St. Paul was here
J. W. Berry of Chambersvllle was
O. D. Lowe of Princeton was
Walter Marshall of Weston was
Hon. Chas. Spradley of Alten was
Prof. S. C. Stevens of Weston was
Andy McMlllen of Murphy was
Will Hall of the New Life com-
munity was here today.
Former Sheriff J. L. Moulden is
here today from Murphy.
Mayor Iluddleaton of Farjners-
vllle Is In the city today.
L. T. Gay of Nevada was a busi-
ness visitor In McKinney today.
T. S. Letson, a prominent Far-
mersvllle citizen, was here today.
B. L. Shirley of Anna was among
the visitors in McKinney yesterday.
G. W. McCue was a business vis-
itor In McKinney today from Dal-
Editor Scott Fulton of Van Al-
styne is here today to hear Senator
Messrs. Ike and Lee Smith were
visitors In McKinney today from
Joe Dutton, a well known farmer
of near Allen, was here today on
Thad Lair of Canyon City Is vis-
iting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
T. A. Parrls.
•11111 Newman of the Cellna coun-
try, is here today, accompanied! by
Miss Hettie Bull of the Woodlawn
community was shopping In McKin-
ney yesterday afternon.
Andy Callahan, an old West Col-
lin citizen and promlent farmer,
was In the city today.
Messrs. Chas. and .Take Bryant
of the Chambersvllle community
were visitors here today.
Tom Alrhart of Valdasta is here
today. Tom swears by Joe Bailey
and Joe Bailey swears by Tom.
Prof. W. G. Reynolds of Bloom-
dale and Tilford Shaw of Anna were
We are giving a special discount on our excellent line of tine
chocolate candy. You can afford a big box at (he prices we are now
asking. Drop In and get a box for the lady.
We Are Particular II
to have cigars In the best possible condition. This counts for more
than people think. Cigars too dry or too green, too fresh or too
old—are not the best. We try to keep them Just right; critical
smokers say we do.
BUST HOI A WATER DRINKS IN TOWN.
visitors at this oflico this after-
Mrs. B. C. Varner of Dallas ar-
rived In McKinney this riornlng for
a few days visit' to Mrs. Goodney
Miss Lula Brown of Piano visited
her cousin, Miss Nona Porter, here
yesterday afternoon, and attended
the ball game.
Mrs. O. II. \stin, who has been
visiting her daughter, Mrs. F. I).
Perkins, here for several • months,
returned to her home at Bryan this
Ex-County Commissioner Mack
Smith ot Prosper, heard Bailey
speak here today. Mr. Smith has
hosts of old friends here who wore
glad lo greet him again.
Sebe Newman, of Ennls, a promi-
nent Odd Fellow, who holds his
membership in the Piano lodge, vis-
ited Empire Lodge last night. Mr.
Newman formerly lived at Piano.
Our old friend. W. T. Myrlck, was
In the city today to hear Senator
Halley speak. Mr. Myrlck is get-
ting about by the aid of a crutch as
a result of partial paralysis In one
Mrs. R. M. Scobt of Blue Ridge
Is visiting hdr son, Contractor C. R.
Scott and wife, in McKinney for a
few days. Mrs. Scott and her late
husband were old time residents of
McKinney and among our county's
most respected earlier citizens.
Hon. W. M. Imboden of Cherokee
county, candidate for lieutenant
governor, Is here today, mixing
with the people. He Is an old news-
paper man, and a perfectly good
one. He Is a prominent candidate
for the important office which he
Hon. Bob Barker, a popular can-
didate for state comptroller was
here today, mixing with the Collin
county voters in the Interest of his
candidacy . He states that he is
meeting with much encouragement,
and Is quite confident of his nomina-
tion and election.
R. E. Moore, a veteran farmer
and landholder of near Melissa,
was in the city today. He reports
most excellent crop prospects. He
says one of his neighbors, J. J.
Miller, has a Held of early variety of
wheat that Is already waist high
and heading out.
R. J. Straughati of Wilmeth, an
ardent admirer of Joseph W. Halley,
heard that distinguished orator
speak here today. Mr. Straughati is
one of Collin county's most success-
ful farmers, whose farm premises
and stock look like prosperity most
any old time that you see It.
D. Scott, a McKinney reared boy,
but for several years a citizen of
Haskell, Texas, visited his brother,
Contractor C. R. Scott, and McKin-
ney relatives and friend® this week.
I). Scott is also a brick contractor
and had just completed the brick
work 011 the new Federal building
at Temple, Texas. He went from
McKinney to Greenville 011 business.
Hon. Henry E. Singleton, the
Collin county candidate for Com-
missioner of Agriculture, left, today
for Brownwood and other points in
West Texas, where he goes In the
Interest of Ills candidacy. Mr. Sin-
gleton is receiving much encoura-
agemont from nil sections of the
state, and his friends here are con-
fident of his nomination and elec-
tion, and are accordingly well
J. H. L. C. English of Roseland,
heard Joseph W. Bailey speak today.
He Informed us of the loss by tire
yesterday, of E. D. Glenn's barn.
The structure was a good one. A
binder, mower, saddle, harness,
about sixty bushels of cotton seed,
and some turkeys were also burned
up. The fire Is supposed to have
originated from sparks from a burn-
ing trash pile. Mr. Glenn unfortu-
nately had 110 insurance to even par-
tially cover his loss.
When a man Is well-dressed, ev-
ery one who looks at hliu knows
It. There Is an unmistakable
quality about his clothes that
shows at a glance. The garment
hangs smoothly and gracefully to
his figure. It gives him that
free, easy athletic appearance that
every one admires. Such an ap-
pearance can only be gotten from
inade-to-order clothes, for It Is
the Individual attention, the
building of the garment to the
llgure, that accomplishes this re-
A GOOD HI'IT MADE TO YOUR
MEASURE FOR $15.00.
W. M. SHIPLEY
We Clean, Press and Dye. You
Grady Giles of Chambersvllle was
Bob Moore of near Melissa was
C. F. Clark was here yesterday
Dr. W. S. Wysong of Melissa was
Fount Shrader of Frisco was a
business visitor In McKinney yester-
Edi Dickerson, a well known
young man of Melissa, was here yes-
Miss Inda King and children of
Princeton were visitors In McKin-
Jack Aycock of Princeton was a
business visitor In McKinney yester-
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Brooks of
Farmersvllle were visitors In Mc-
Messrs. J. M. Pickett and C. E.
Lair of Westminster were business
visitors hero yesterday.
Mrs. Claude Bell and little son.
Roy, left for their home at Paul's
Valley, Ok., today, after a week's
visit at the home of her father-in-
law, J. T. Bell, in this city.
T. J. Tingle, left last night for
Mt. Pleasant to attend the bedside
of his aged father, G. B. Tingle, who
is reported to lie seriously 111. The
many friends of Mr. Tingle hope his
father will be much better when he
arrives at his bedside.
Ed Largent, one of McKlnney's
numerous traveling men, left today
011 a two weeks' business trip to
Montgomery, Ala., Macon, Ga., Mid
contiguous country. Mr. aLrgetit
has been traveling about Bevsn
years for the same house.
Chirlle Talkington and Floyd
Scott, two young Bloomdale citizens
wei'e In town today. They report a
much heavier rain out there than
fell in McKinney. Mr. Scott Is the
Bloomdale merchant who reports
business to be pretty fair with him.
R. W. Sandifer, the big dry goods
merchant of Piano, was in McKin-
ney yesterday, hearing Senator Bai-
ley speak and attending to business.
Mr. Sandifer Is one of C0III11 coun-
ty's most successful merchants and
has a big store and a big business
G. W. Howell, a prominent mer-
chant of Westminster, was in the
city. He reports substantial prog-
ress on the work of grading for the
interurban section from Westmin
ster to Anna. Everybody in North-
east Collin will hall the comple-
tion of this road with joy.
S. M. Brown of Allen was here to-
Sam Payne of Allen was here to-
Will Parsons of Ardatli was here
Jim Aycock of Melissa was here
Mat Miller of Melissa was here
Jim Angel was here today from
Jim Lawson was here today from
John Rogers was here from Me-
Jim Walls of near Melissa was
W. E. Williams of Mt. Olive was
Jonali Miller of near Melissa was
John Funderburg was here today
John Wadkins was here today
Bob Campbell was here today
Lewis McMlllen was here today
Jim Turner was a visitor here to-
day from Foote.
Luther Williams of Rhea's Mill,
was here today.
Bud Ray and son, John, of Altoga,
were here today.
T. J. Moreland of Ardath was a
visitor here today.
Prof. Angel was a visitor here
Saturday from Allen.
M. H. Dungan of the BIggers com-
muhitv was here today.
G. H. Harris of the Mt. Olive
community was here today.
Win. Lawson of the Stiff Chapel
community was here today.
W. K. Long, the accommodating
merchant at Climax, was hero to-
Jim Moreland and son, George,
of Altoga, were visitors In McKinnov
Dr. Bridgefarmer of the Wilson
Chapel community was a visitor here
Mr. and Mrs. John Lawson and
children of near Princeton were
visitors here today.
Mrs. Jennie Barnett. and little
daughter and son, Lillian and Fay-
ette, of Ardath, were visitors In
Prof. Willis Neal, who has been
visiting friends in the Mllllgan com-
munity the past week, was here to-
day en route to his home at Melissa.
Mrs. Amanda Kreuger of Bartlett,
who has been visiting her sister,
Mrs. W. B. Mitchell, returned home
today. Mrs. Mitchell accompanied
her as far as Dallas.
For Infanta and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
DAItX BLOWN DOWN.
fly Hard Wind nt A nun; Belonged
to Capt. Greer.
A large hay barn at Anna, 24x00
feet In dimensions, belonging to
Capt. J. L. Greer of this city, was
blown down Friday night. A very
heavy rain is also reported from
MONEY TO LOAN ,
We Invite you to
join our many satis-
fied customerg; they
have found their re>t>
latlons with us'kgree-
able, profitable and
J^our Per Cent Paid
On Time Deposits.
COLLIN CUUNTV DE.'POSITORY
Continental State BanK
T. B. Wilson
J. W. Field
J. H. Ferguson
Judge F. E. Wilcox
J. D. McKinney
J. E. Willis
E. M. PERKINS, Cashier. •
lflltl-.il I v n v
J. G. WllklnsouN
Jesse Atkinson \
Dr. C. T. Lewis'
The visit of England's great or-
ganist, Gatty Sellars, to the First
Christian church, on May 17, 18 and
19, is arousing widespread Interest.
Gatty Sellars, the great English or-
ganist-composer, was born In 1877
and received his training at Peter-
borough Cathedral, and from a well
known professor of the Royal Acad-
emy of Music, London. It was
through being heard in Switzerland,
however, that he obtained his first
engagement at the Queen's Hall,
London, concerts, appearing with
Agnes Nichols, KIrkby Lunn and
Sir Charles Santley. His after-ap-
pearances In Europe were with Al-
banl, Busonl, Marchesl and in the
same series of concerts as Pade-
rewskl, Kubolik and Dr. Hans Rlch-
ter, etc. Well known as a composer,
one of his compositions was selected
as a test piece for the National Band
contest at the Crystal Palace for
performance by the massed bands of
3,000 performers. Mr. Sellars Is a
son of the Rev. S. Sellars, his moth-
er being formerly a Miss Gatty, a
name well known In musical circles
through the reputation of Sir Alfred
Scott Gatty, Principal King of
The tour is under the management
of G. B. Brlgham, New York and
Judge Muse Here.
Judge J. C. Muse, of Dallas,
mingled with the voters in McKln
ney Friday. He Is a candidate for
the office of Judge of the Court of^
Criminal Appeals. The Judge 1b a
splendid lawyer, and with It, also
a genial, wliolesouled gentleman
and fine mixer with the people.
Keep the Balance Up.
It has been truthfully said that
any kind of disturbance of the even
balance of health causes serious
trouble. Nobody can be too careful
to keep this balance up. When peo-
ple begin to lose appetite, or to get
tired easily, the least imprudence
brings 011 sickness, weakness, or de-
bility. The system needs a tonic,
craves It, and should1 not be denle 1
it; and the best tonic of which we
have any knowledge is Hood'B Sar-
saparilla. What this medicine has
done In keeping healthy people
healthy, In keeping up the even
balance of health, gives It the same
distinction as a-preventive that It
enjoys as a cure. Its early use has
Illustrated the wisdom of the old
saying that a Stitch in time saves
nine. Take Hood's for appetite,
strength, and: endurance.
Wm. Purnell Is at home from New
York Clly on a brief vacation. Mr. I*
Purnell is a salesman representing a
large New York wholesale dry goods
house with whom he has long oc-
cupied a most responsible position.
Good Rich Milk
Good flch milk Is not what you want unless It is PERFECTLY
SANITARY. At thiB Orstclass dairy we handle milk In a sanitary
way. We are going to merit, your business whether you give It
to us or not, but we believe that McKinney people will appre-
ciate our efforts and continue to give us more patronage. We are
pleased with the increase In patronage we have had recently.
You can get the very best and purest milk by phoning to our dai-
ry or to our creamery. We deliver twice a day: we are going to
do what you want us to do, and we want your business. Keep
your eye on the McKinney Sanitary Creamery, for' we're going
after your business in a business way.
McKinney Sanitary Creamery
L. WEBB, Manager.
Office Phone 504 Dairy Farm Phone 592
The Motto of This Store
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Is too long to run beneath our
i: name for we have never found just
a few words that would include
half the advantages of this store.
Wcl Want Your Business
Because we know we have what
you want in the grocery line at
| prices you wont mind paying. No
i: difference what you want if it's
i; handled by an up-to-date grocery
li store we sell it. Try us with an order.
Dealers In Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Phone, 79 and 213, South Tenn. Street. McKinney, Texas $
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 9, 1912, newspaper, May 9, 1912; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth292096/m1/2/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.