The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 25, 1912 Page: 2 of 16
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Should always be made of the proper flour. The
presence of impurities will render the "staff" weak
and unfit to lean upon. In buying your flour—Be
sure! The abundance of
that go to make up
gives it leadership as a dependable article for bread-
stuff. GUARANTEED PURE.
Your Grocer Sells It
Collin County Mill & Elevator Co.
The Democrat - Gazette
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY.
Tom W. Perkins, Waller II. Wilson,
Editors, Publishers and Proprietors.
Cireenlierry Admits, Circulation and
Assist nut Huslness Manager.
be ready to begin the erection of
their handsome new home on their
splendidly located lot in this city.
And when the McKinney Camp
li 11 iIdh, it is safe to predict that it
will be an ornament to the city and
a credit to the local membership.
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When death is near, and I at last
am facing the mystery which chills
the heart of men, will memories of
all my money chasing bring to my
soul a gentle peace again? Will
mortgage# and stocks and bonds
and leases dispel the gloom that
daunts my dying eyes? Will banjt
boohs help, or tench me what true
peace Ib, or light the waters, where
death's river sighs? Will comfort,
come from him who yearly pays nie
the Interest on bonds or farms or
ores? Will money bribe Ihe oars-
man who conveys nie o'er sobbing
waves to undiscovered shores?
When death is near, and I must go
a-salling from scenes I love, across
uncharted seas, and friends stand
near, some cheering and some wall-
ing, some saying to me, "Now, look
pleasant, please " my heart will
find no comfort in my riches, but In
the thought that every now and
then I've helped some fallen pil-
grims from the ditches, and that I
always loved my fellowtnen.
i . WALT MASON.
The man who owns a good home
and a few acres of Collin county
dirt i« hs independent as a "robin
In a cherry tree." If he isn't it Is
his own fault and does not need the
sympathy of anyone.
The State of Texas has filed suits
for amounts aggregating $305,000
against the Houston, Harrisburg &
San Antonio and> M. K. & T. rail
ways in Texas, for violations of the
thlrty-mlnute-schedule law. The
State now has suits of this kind
pending against very nearly every
big line which muke up and for-
ward trains from and to points in
the Slate. This law only applies,
however to roads which make up and
forward trains from and to points
In the State. It does not apply to
trains which are made up in other
stutes and come across the line be-
hind schedule time.
Suppose Collin county makes a«
much as 50,000 bales of cotton this
year, and the farmer gets I cents
a pound for it. That, on top of the
tine grain and forage crop would
put the old county on easy street,
August 2N, 3H and tt(( those are
three days which every man, woman
and child in Collin countv should
remember. Those are the days on
which our big three days Old Set-
tlers and ex-Confederates reunion
will he held. Have you written to
any of your friends to come and be
with us oil those dates'.' If not.
Get ready, fellows, t<> eat your
plate of crow which is cerlnin to i e
lilshed up to you about ii"\t Sunday
morning. It might not 'be a nig
dish, but we feel gate in predicting
that there will be but few who are
taking any great amount ol interest
in the presell', state and county cam
paign but will have a small portion
of crow dished up for him when the
votes are all In. We can't all of os
win on all our favorites.
The passage, by the house, of the
ileal 1 bill prohibiting the gambling
in cotton future®,. Is one of the big
triumphs of the session of congress.
Its fate in the senate is not forecast
iu sources of high authority, but
there is thought to be good prospect
for its final enactment into law. The
measure prohibits the buying and
selling of cotton not In existence,
and it places restrictions on tele
graph companies, the mail and other
communicating agenlces. It would
mean the entire abolition of cotton
speculation In futures, and the de-
struction of the big exchangee. The
light against it has been principally
on the plea that dealers In cotton
need Ihe future markets in order to
"hedge" and that without this pro-
tection, they could not conduct their
business. That legitimate dealers
do use the exchanges in their opera-
lions is no doubt (rue, yet for every
deal thus "legitimately" made, there
are probably thousands which are
gambling speculations pure and sim-
ple. If the exchanges are abolished',
the country will manage to worry
along somehow, and the cotton will
find its way to the spinners.—Tem-
There are all kinds of campaign
liars in the country just at this time,
and it behooves every fair-minded
voter to be on his guard and not
listen to everything he hears. in-
vestigate all reports, no matter from
what source, and make your choice
from an unbiased standpoint.
The Woodmen or the World
Camp at Denison have just dedicated
their new home in that city, which
was erected at a cost of about $12.-
< 00. it is said to be a modern,
handsome building, and a credit to
the membership of Live Oak Camp
No. 11. And it will not be long un-
til the Woodmen of McKinney will1
THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE. THURSDAY, JULY *5 1#12.
Defiance Lodge No. 28, Knights of
Pythias, held their regular weekly
meeting Tuesday night. As thla was
tho occasion for the newly elected
officers to be installed, the attend-
ance was exceptionally good. Fol-
lowing are the officers who were In-
J. H. Ferguson, C. C.: W. B. Mc-
Kinney, V. C\; Giles McKinney, P.;
O. M. Goddard. M. A.; Kent Smith.
M. W.; R. B. Davis, I. G.; J. M.
Foster, O. G:
The following officers hold over:
F. C. Thompson, K. of R. S.; T. J.
Melton, M. of F.; H. L. Davis, M. of
E. • C. A. Turrentine, R. B. Davis
and W. Donald, trustees.
Should Convince the Greatest Skep-
tic in McKinney.
The race for United States Sena-
tor and for Governor of Texas Is be-
ginning to get real warm—-in fact,
rather hot, and there promises lo
be some sure enough "hot times,"
punctuated by all kinds of pyro-
technics Iwtwecn now and next Sat-
urday. Stand aside, fellows, and
let the procession go by.
If Is reported that some of the
county chairman In the state have
refused, even after wired instruc-
tions from Attorney General Light-
loot. 'o have the names of presiden-
tial electors put on the primary tick-
et. in this county flu1 names of the
electors are going on the ticket by
order of the county chairman.
Representative Jack lleall, of Tex-
as, who is a candidate to succeed
himself In tho United States Con-
gress, states that so far, the cam-
paign has not cost him a cent. Thut
Is too cheap for the office he holds.
.1. H. Hlgglnbotham of route 2
Frisco renews for one year for the
Because it's the evidence of a Mc-
Testimony easily investigated,
The strongest, endorsement of
The best proof. Read it:
Benjamine F. Richardson, 811 N.
Kentucky( St., McKinney,,. Texas,
says: "I could hardly endure the
pain in my back and work was tor-
ture. Finally a friend advised me to
try Doan's Kidney Pills and I got a
box. They helped me a little so I
took more and have felt good ever
since. If the trouble ever returns.
Doan's Kidney Pills will be the first
remedy I will use."
Mr. Richardson gave the above
statement in April 1!i08 and during
a personal Interview on January 21,
1912 added: "1 still hold as high
an opinion of Roan's Kidney Piik;
as when I previously recommended
them. They are an excellent kidney
For sale by all dealers. Prlc.e 50
cents. Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the
Remember the name—Doan's—
and take no other
Fire lloys Make Hun.
Friday afternoon about 5 o'clock
in response to a fire alarm, the tire
boys made a quick run to a point
where East Anthony street crosses
the railroads, where they found a
chicken house belonging to one of
the little negro cabins, on fire. The
chicken house went up in smoke,
but the loss was nominal.
P. S. Matthews of Memphis, Ten-
nessee, and Miss Pearl Matthews of
Graham, are visiting at tbe home of
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Brown for a
Ask For it
When you want
the BEST of can-
dy, you don't
simply say 'give
me a box of can-
dy1 you ask for
it by name
when our cus-
tomers want the
best of candy
they do the same
they say John-
BtfTB PHONES, 460 Mil 10
(From Dallas News).
Last night at X o'clock, at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Lane on
Maple avenne, their daughter, (Ma-
rian, was married to Thomas Wlll-
lngham Newsome, Rev, New Harris,
pastor of the Trinity Methodist
church, performing the ring cere-
The entire home was artistically
decorated with the cool, tropical
plants and vines. The banisters of
the steps down which the bridal par
ty came were entwined with smllax
and ferns, with cluster of paims on
each side,- at the-bottom of the steps.
Miss Elsie Hay played Lohengrin's
march. The bride came In on the
arm of her father, preceded by lit-
tle Miss Alice Maxwell and Master
Thomas Wooten, niece and nephew
of the bride and groom, carrying
the ends of white ribbons, and so
forming an aisle for the bridal par-
Mrs. J. Orren Newbury, sister of
the bride, and Mrs. Goodall Wooten,
sister of the groom, were the ma-
trons of hbnor, while Miss Willie
Newbury acted as maid of honor
and Alvin H. Lane as best man.
Misses Reita Tuttle and Helen
Thompson assisted the bridal party.
The bride and groom stood In
the parlor before a bank of palms
and ferns, Inserted In either side of
which were two big California bas-
ket vases filled with tall, white lil-
ies and roses, while overhead was a
canopy of the sheerest ferns and
The bride wore real Chantllly lace,
draped over white satin, caught up
with seed pearls and orange blos-
soms. Her veil was wreathed, with
the same blossoms, falling almost to
the hem of the rose petal train. In
her arms she carried a shower bou-
<iuet of lilies of the v/illey, orchids
and roses, while around her neck
was the gift of the groom, a diamond
and pearl platinum La ValRere. Mrs.
Wooten wore a gown of Princess
lace, hung over white satin, and
Mrs. Newbury was gowned in French
lace, draped over satin, caught up
with bowknots of lilies of the val-
ley. Both had arm clusters of Fast-
er lilids. Miss Newbury wore a
white lace frock over pink roses.
After the ceremony a reception
was given for the bridal party. In
the library, which was decorated as
the rest, of the home, Miss Marguer-
ite Wills presided over the punch
bowl, all but hidden in a bed of
white asters and ferns. In the din-
ing room the guests assembled for
the cutting of the bride's cake, Miss
Lucy Wooten presiding. Streamers
of smllax studded with white asters
fell from the chandelier to the ta-
ble, while a row of the same flowerB
surrounded the cake In the middle
of the table. Miss Jane Robinson
was keeper of the bride's book, In
which were put many interesting
Later Mr. and Mrs. Newsome left
for a trip to Salt Lake, San Fran-
cisco, Portland, Yellowstone Park
and Denver. They will be at homo
at the Park Hotel after Oct. 1. The
bride wore a pretty traveling suit of
blue serge, trimmed in a ratiney
The groom is the son of Mr. arid
Mrs; W. B. Newsome of this city,
and the grandson of the late 1. D.
Newsome. a pioneer Collin county
citizen. He Is a splendid type of
young American manhood, intellect-
ually, physically and morally capa-
ble Of building for himself and
charming bride a brilliant, happy and
successful future. The editors hope
that his fondest, hopes may be fully
realized. The following McKinney
people went down Wednesday after-
noon and were guests at the Lane
home for the ceremony: .T. Perry
Burrus and wife; J. L. Lovejoy and
wife: T. F. Everltt and wife; Mrs.
W. T. Beverly, Howell E. Smith and
wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Newsome and
sons, I. D. and Fitzhugh, Dr. M. S.
Metz and wife, and parents of the
groom, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. New-
some. Accompanying the McKinney
party were also Mr. and Mrs. Will
Daugherty and son, Newsome, of
If Your Eyes Cannot
See All Things
"as others see them" your eye-
sight must be defective and needs
aid. Step into our store some
time and we will examine your
eyes free of charge.
'If it come* from Goodln its
We Pleased Your Mends; Let Os Please Yon
Our photographs combine the most pleasing char-
acteristics of the subject with our high standard of
quality and workmanship.
H. D. MOUZON
Maker of Fine Photographs.
Time is linked together by days, weeks, months and years. Life
is linked together by babyhood, childhood, youth and age. Why
not save the connecting links by the photos of different stages.
GREENWCK5D will make them, something you will prize too,
and moro so as the years pass by. Come in and see us and pre-
serve the links. \
GREENWOOD S STUDIO
Phone OttO, McKinney, Texas.
Made By Senatorial Candidate of
Washington, July 19.—.7. F.
Wolters and Representative Morris
Sheppard, two Democratic Senator-
ial candidates In the Texas primar-
ies, filed today statements disclosing
We have for sale an Acety-
line Gas Lighting outfit, au-
tomatic, generator of sufficient
capacity to run fifty lights;
also a number of burners nnd
lot of pipe, that we will sell
at a very low price. This Is an
Idenl lighting outfit for coun-
try use or sinnl! towns, where
electric lights ; re not avail-
able, nnd Is cheaper than eith-
er gasoline or electric lights.
The generator with this out;
lit is absolutely safe, as It Is
automatic and generates gas
only when you turn a light on.
For further particulars, ad-
dress, or call on
Perkins & Wilson
an unusual distribution of campaign
"I paid to Morris Sheppard," says
Wolters' statement, "$250 to be dis-
tributed by him for charity and for
him to meet nie in just one Joint de-
bate on the tariff.''
Mr. Sheppard admits he received
"One hundred and twenty-five dol-
lars," he says, "was sent by me to
W. P. Lobbnn of San Antonio, to be
given through the San Antonio
Temperance Education bureau to a
widow with fourteen children near
L&vernia, Texas, whose husband
was killed in a saloon brawl and had
left her In a desperate financial con-
Mr. Sheppard says he gave the
ether $ I 2"i to the Star of Hope Miss-
ion in Wolters' home town, Houston,
"to help save human wrecks," most,
of whom were the victims of liquor.
The outcome of the Texas Senator-
ial fight will not be known until the
primaries of July 27.
Tor Infanta and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
NEW SWITCH HOARDS.
franchise in Van Alst.vne by a vota
of 5 to 0. McKinney is proud of the
fine telephone system the Union Tel-
ephone Co. Is establishing here.
When completed it will be some-
thing for any town to feel proud of.
Married at Sherman.
Sherman, Tex., July 19. --C. M.
Bryant, and Miss Mamie Sturdlvant
ol Princeton, Collin County, were
united in marriage in this city this
morning at 1 I o'clock. Elder J. 11.
Baxter of the Christian Church of-
Union Telephone Co. are Very Husy
Manager C. A. Shock of the Union
Telephone Co. stated to a representa-
tive of this paper that he had just
purchased new switch boards for Ce-
lina and Farmersville. He also state.)
that they were recently granted a
ERECT A MONUMENT.
Erect a monument to the memory
of your loved ones. The expense
will be very reasonable if you buy
from us. We have many beautiful
designs and will be glad to submit
them to you. We have quite a num-
ber of monument* complete and
ready for inscription to be engraved,
which de do In our own yards.
McKINNEY MONUMENTAL WORKS
W. W. Pruett, Prop.
$10.00 PER ACRE
70 acre block , close to gin and school, in Fannin
county, close to Lamar. GOOD TIMBF2R, FREE
STONE WATER. LEVEL, v6ry productive for
cotton, corn, fruit, sweet potatoes, peanuts, etc.
Small payments and balance on ten years time.
Lands close to these selling tor $20.00 per acre. This
bnrgain price for only a short time—will only sell a
few blocks at this price. : : : ; ;
Frank G. Dowell,
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 25, 1912, newspaper, July 25, 1912; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth292107/m1/2/: accessed February 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.