The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 25, 1914 Page: 1 of 16
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ONE DOLLAR PUB YEAR McKlNMEY, OOLLDI OOUHTY, TEX AH. THtltMHAY, JtWE II, 1914.
16 PAQ18 IW 2 SHOTIOlfB THIS Will
EDITOR'S StCrr—We mi'linl one
contniiiiiicutloii Mitni'd "Black Eyes,"
but It co ii tut net I neither tin- name of
the t-oiiiiiniiill) from nlilt'li It cumc
nor tin- authentic iiuiiii' of tin- writ-
er. l.'orri'k|Miiuli'iits w 111 |iIi'iimi lie
careful to oliMTti' llliw two |M liil^.
Misses 11lit li Hanson ami Dixie
Munsker of Kidd-Key College Hum-
liter School. Sliorinun Wore silent* of
Misscsc Lclu ami Floru Hurls from
Sunday morning to Montluy ufternoon.
Misses Nuuliy Chuddick of McKln-
ney uml Oselia Lewis of Celeste were
guests of lilInn ilulliu Morgan Satur-
day and Sunday.
Mrs. Hunt liowlby of McKlnney Is
visiting Itor mother, Mru. Jesse Mar-
tin, this week.
D. A. Shirley of Canyon City Ih vls-
ltlng his parents, Mr and Mrs. A. L.
Shirley, in a duy or two he will
leave for Ann Harbor, Mlchlgun
where he goes to take a Hummer
course In school.
C. Cave of Princeton Is visiting his
grandmother, Mrs. W. A. Shclton.
Mrs. T. 8. Shirley has gone to
Wynnowood to visit relatives.
Mrs. Annul) Graves of McKlnney is
visiting her sister, Mrs. T. M. Scott.
Misses Helen and Massye Sheiton
attended the funeral of Miss F. E.
Leasing ut Denlson lust week.
Oarnctt and ''oen Outturn attended
the "Home Coining" ut T. 'I.', ut I'M.
Worth lust wei :<
Miss Lena Gili<on lias retimed from
a visit to her sister, Mrs. J. Aston
Webb at Greenville.
The Ladles Aid and ladles of the
Christian Church gavo an Ice cream
supper and box supper at the school
building Saturday night, realizing
nearly 140.00 as proceeds. They want
to thank all who helped to muke It
Miss Alile Wysong Is attending the
Normal in McKlnney. Also Miss ijex-
ia Davis Is going.
Miss Velina Osburn has been suffer-
ing with grunuluted eyelids for quite
a while. We are glad to report them
Mr. and Mrs. Koll Porter of Cham-
bersvllle have been visiting her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Harduway.
Miss Cora Martin of Graham visit-
ed her brother and wife, Mr. und Mrs.
A. J. Martin.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Corn of Beau-
mont are visiting her parents, Mr. und
Mrs. J. \V. Wulden, tills week.
Hct'itul Program of Expriwslon Class.
Special piano solo, Miss Annuh
Reading—"A Sisterly Scheme" Mls.i
Reading—"Music In Camp" Emily
Special vocal solo Miss Kathleen
Reading—"Gone With a Handsome
Man" Miss Emily Graves.
Reading—"What a Hurry Ho was
In" Vernu Bussham.
Violin solo—"Good Evening' Schot-
tlsche Helen Sheiton.
Reading—"Swing Sweet Churlot"
Inditui Motion song--"Red Wing"
Her Warrior Bold (.Red Wing'*
Lover) Vernu Basshuti'.
"Two Little Rebels."
Virginia Curruthers, one of the
Little Rebels.— Miss Lexlu Davis.
Dorothy Dare, the Dunce of Lieut.
Will Ford,—Miss Mae Walden.
Betty Wiles, Wilfred's sister.—Miss
Shirley Moore, a friend of Virginia.
—Miss Kathleen Graves.
Agnes DeForest—Miss Lexle Davis
Caroline Cummins.—Miss Kulc
Mamtny Lou, Virginia's colored
nurse.—Miss Helen Sheiton.
Sulley, a colored maid In the Holden
Neel and Jennie, Virginia's nelccs.
—Mary Francis Doughis und L<cnu
Act 1.—Virginia's home near Rich-
mond; directly after the Southern
Victory In the second battle of Bull
Run. Dorothy receives word that her
lover Is killed In recent battle. She
becomes enruged against Virginia. We
are both Rebels.
Act II.- -Vlrglnlu's home shortly af-
ter Lee's surrender. Mammy Lou
tries to comfort Virginia. Sally enter-
tains the children. Dorothy brings
news of Wilfred's escape. Let's give
three cheers for the dour Old Confed-
Pianists,—Miss Annah Graves and
Stage Manager.—Fngnn Moore.
This closed nn entertainment that
was appreciated by the large crowd
present. Miss Massye has been a
faithful, patient, und painstaking In-
structor. She Is line In expression, be-
ing a graduate of Miss Mamie Doweil
of McKlnney. She fully understands
her work and Is nn artist In her line,
being capable of doing for her pupils
all that Is necessary to win for them
laurels In readings. She Is a good
Chrlstlnn gin and worthy of the pat-
ronnge of her patrons.
Tho program rendered by the class
Was of the highest type of excellence
and wns praised by the people present,
each one performing his or her part
With credit to Miss Sheiton.
Death's Sail Doing*.
In Oklahoma Clt> on Sunday after-
noon when Hie lire company was run-
ning to u lire the unto tire engine was
struck by a street car and t ntlii lv de-
molished, Instantly killing Mr. Joe
Smith formerly of Melissa. His moth-
er Mrs J. (Hammonds, li\e here
and received the sud news soon ufter
the accident. She Is prostrated ov
the death of her son. Joe once lived
here uml hud friends by the score who
were shocked to learn of Ills death
He was an honest, upright, industrious
young man of flue business qualifica-
tions, loved und respected for his hon-
est, upright character, always Jolly
und with u word of sunshine for his
companions and friends he won muny
friends wherever he went. To his
mother he was especially tender, ul-
wuys doing what she suggested and
seeking her udvlco in every thing be
fore he undertook to go forwurd In
his undcrtuklngs and business pur-
suits. Her heart Is broken ut the un-
timely death of her beloved son. His
body reached here Wednesday morn-
ing and the funerul was preached at
tho liuptlst church by Bro. G. M.
Cook and Dr. 10. K. King of McKlnney
ufter which his remains were luld to
rest at the Blue Itidge Cemetery.
When anyone Is taken in their strong
young manhood. It seenis Hint a life
cut short with ho many possibilities
In the futuro for them tt Is hurd to
understand, but all things work to-
! guther for good to them who love the
I Lord. The bereaved cnes will bo able,
| we hope to appreciate the consolu-
j Hon contained herein. A IiohI of close
friends extend condolence to the be-
Ilirt Inlay Dining.
At the JrtSine of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Murtln wus given un elegant dining,
coinmemorutlng the Stith blrthiluy of
J. H. Martin, the father of tho home.
Quite a number of friends wero there
to enjoy this feast of good things.
When tho dinner hour nrrlved the
guests were Invited Into the dining
room where the table was ladened
with everything that would tempt the
appetite of man. After having par-
taken of this appetizing dinner the day
was spent very pleasantly In this hos-
pitable home recounting scenes of
days gone by and the mnny sweet
memories refreshed the mind of tin-
past spent so pleasantly together.
May Mr. Murtln live to spend mnny
such days with his friends. Ho re-
ceived gifts and tokens of the esteem
In which he Is held. All enjoyed the
day very much.
Til CM SSIOML MCE
HOW AIMM'T THIN
Miss Lou Dyer has returned home
from a two weeks visit to her sister,
Mrs. Ed Compton, of Weston.
Mr. and Mrs. Lou Llndsey gave the
young people a singing Sunduy night.
Mr. and Mrs. Sweeney of Van Al-
styne visited their daughter, Mrs.
Gambrell, Saturday night and Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Carman nnd
children, Mury und Berthu, und Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Reeves of Princeton
visited Mrs. H. B. Hall and Joe Gulth-
ers last Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs, Earl Lawrence visited
in Anna Sunday.
Miss Ruy Rlffe has returned home
from Waco where she has been at-
Miss Edith Coffey of Forest Grove
has been visiting friends here.
Mrs. Ivy Johnson and sister, Miss
Opal Snnis, of Emory visited here
week before Inst.
Most every body Ih nbout up with
their work here and you can almost
hear the hum of the threshor.
Mrs. Lou Llndsey and children vis-
ited their aunt, Mrs. Alice Eastln,
Sunday school wasn't so well at-
tended Sunday. I*et every body coine
Rosctnond Chapel, June 23.
While the Favorite bus no feur of
Tom Perkins defeating Congressman
Ituyburn for u second term, we re-
gret to see Mr. Rayburn forced to
make u cumpulgn for u second term,
We did not know before the of-
fice belonged to Mr. Ituyburn. We
have always been under the Impres-
sion that the office belonged to the
people und lh.it tlie> li.id the right to
Mil> who they would lease the office
to for a term of two years. If the of-
fice belongs to the mull and not the
l>cople, why did not the founders of
tills government give u congressman
elect u deed to the office for four
years und not make liliu subject to the
will of his landlord (the people)
every two years? As for Mr. Ituyburn
being forced to make the campaign
for the second term, lie is not forced
to any such thing, us there Is no law
on our statute book forcing a man to
even run ut all. Mr. Rayburn'couliV
quit. The first, second, third, or even
the sixth term, has never been ap-
plied to uuy congressional race. Senu-
tor Bailey beat his man for a second,
term and Ills successor, Choice Itan-
(lell hold his six terms. The demo-
cratic voters vote for u man for con-
gress fur what he stands for und not
because he is pretty. This is no side-
stepping time now. A progressive
democrat Is In the presidential cliiili*
at Washington and IIiIh district needs,
ought to have und will have ufter the
26th of July, u progressive, wide-
awake, working democrat as a rep-
resentative in line, heart and soul, in
tho personage of Senator Tom W.
<'ONGItENKiON AL It At E
.While the Guxcllocr has uiutle It u
rule not to mix In Stute politics, or to
have much to say about thu olllces
outside of the county officials, we are
forced to violate the rule In the case
of Tom W". Perkins of McKlnney, who
bus sliied his sombrero Into the ring
and entered tho race for Congress
from the district with a flying start.
Mr. Perkins had previously stated
that he did not Intend to make the
race this year, and it was thought for
some time that tlie Hon. Choice B.
Hamlell would be In tho race. Now
that Congressman Itundell has defin-
itely stated that he would not make
tho rucc, und that Mr. Perkins lias
come In, we can Htute that wo are un-
hesltutlngly and unqualifiedly for
Tom W. Perkins Ih no stranger in
Denlson by any means, as ho hus
made addresses in this city upon sev-
eral occasions outside of the speech
he made In the Interest of his candi-
dacy for Con"groHs two years ago,
which, by the way, he lost by less
than 800 votes and he hus muny
friends hero who will be glad to rally
to Ills stuudard. He Is an able man,
u clean man, uu eloquent man, anil
a man of pleasing personullty, and
would be u credit to us us our repres-
entative in Congress. He hus hud,
leglslutive experience through huvlug
served In the State Semite, and is
fumlllur with purllamentary proce-
dure. lie Is u man that knows wluit
lie wants and what his district
wants, ami usually nets what lie go
Mr. i'ei kins will lie in Denlson
unite often during the campaign, und
we trust that every voter in this city
will gltc his claims due consideration
befcre rusting their vote In the July
primaries. Iienisou (Grayson Coun-
COLI.IN CO IN TVS TIME;
PEItKiNS IHIIt CONGRESS
TOM BALL RALLY TO BE
Announcement comes thai Senator
Tom W. Pcrklit'i of McKlnney will
make the race for Congress to suc-
ceed Sam Ituyburn. Along In Febru-
ury Perkins gave out u sljiteiiieiit In
which he stated that lie wus nut able
to make the cumpulgn, but In answer
to Insistent demands from the people
of this district lie hus consented to
nl.. W his name to go on tho butlot,
unit will give out Ills plutform In a
few du>* uml begin mi active cum -
I i.lgit for the office. He Is so well
km wn In re, and In fuel, all over the
district, that It Is not necessary to go
ini<> a discussion of personalltleH, lint
I' Is safe to say that he will make a
strong tin e for the honors sought. If
lie shall he successful In Ills ambition,
It will be the first representative t 'ol
II li County Iiiih liuil In the National
lawmaking body for HO years and If
reports are true the Fourth district
will very likely award tho honor to
Collin ami send u true Woodl'oA' Wll
son progressive democrat to Congress.
-oil THE PEOPLE;
SAYS WOLF CITY SI N
We are glad to note that our fiiend,
the Hon. Tom W. Perkins, of McKln-
ney, Is In the ruco for Congress from
this district. . Mr. Perkins may have
his fuulls like the buluncc of Immun-
ity, but when he makes uu error It Is
un error of tho head and not of the
heurt and he has always shown a
willingness to make amends for same.
Me is a ^uun of mature yours, ripe ox
tferlenae and In every wny qualified
to make us a good CongroHHmun. He
Ih an original Wilson mutt, and Pro-
gressive Democrat In the true sense
of the word and his HymputhlcH are
with the people. If wo mistake not
the signs of the times, ho will he our
next Congressman.—Wolf City, (Hunt
lly Associated Press.
Niagara FiiIIh, Out., June 24. The
mediation principals here today In-
sisted that the stiiloiiieuls of Alfre-
do Itrecedas at New Orleans Tuesday
that Currunsa would not negotlute
with the Hucrtu delegates for peuce
Is not llnul. Tho Americans expect
Currunsa to ultimately purllclpute In
Washington, June 24.—Reports of
"sniping" ulong the Amoricun Hues ut
Vera Crux continue lo persist here
today. It Is believed by many that
the object In view Is to force Inter-
vention by the Dulled States.
Muxutliin, Juno 28.—The Constitu-
tionalists have cuptured the city of
Xupollun In the province of Jalisco.
Niagara Fulls, Out., June 20. The
Mexican delegates here have received
il telegram from the constitute lit 101
Paso which says that General V11 In
bus Issued u Htulomeut to the Amer-
ican people, Haying that lie Iiiih pro-
claimed General Angi-lcH, formerly
Ills gcnorul of artillery, provisional
President of Mexico. The consul lid-
ded tliut tho Intercepted messages
showed that the reports of an iimlc-
ablo adjustment between Villa und
Currunsa of their differences to bo
untruo. It wus^gild I hut Currunsa Is
aendlug two thousand men Into Sonoru
to deposo Governor Maytorenu.
A rally of voters who favor Tom
Hull for governor will be held iii Me-
Kinney Saturday, June 27. Hon. Ck
It. Smith of McKlnney Is chairman
und Issued the cull us appears below.
Some prominent speakers have been
invited among them being Judge A.
W. Walker of I hill as, stute chulrmun
of the Tom Hall organisation; uml
Hon. F. F. Illll of Denton. The hitter
is reputed to be one of the best cum-
pulgn speukers of the stute. He Is fol-
lowing Hon. C. C. Mclionnld who la
speuklng for Ferguson. Thu Hall
forces are determined lo start tlie ball
rolling in great shape lo the eml that
their favorite tiiuy roll up u magnifi-
cent majority In Collin July 2S.
Chairman Smith's Call.
The cull of Chulrmun Smith ta aa
"Supporters of Tom Bull are re-
quested to meet In muss meeting at
McKlnney, Saturday, June I7tli, at
1 o'clock p. m. We desire to effect a
thorough organisation of the county.
Speakers of State reputation lire ex-
pected to lie with us. Among lliem
lion. A. W. Walker uml Hon. F. F.
Illll All Democrats are requested to
meet with us und help to start the
Hall rolling in Collin County."
G. It. SMITH,
Chairman llall Campaign Committee
County papers please copy.
FOSTER'S WEATHER IULLETII
Copyrighted 1914 by W. T. Foster.
County Judge H. L. Davis states
that John Meud of Fort Worth, who
was recently employed by tho Com-
missioners' Court as County Engineer
of Collin County, will next weok be-
gin his work in tho county. J. B.
(Bert) Crockett, Hon of Mr. and Mrs.
It. E. Crockett at Prosper, has been
employed us uHsistunt engineer. Both
are graduates from the school of Civil
'Engineering of A. & M. College. The
first work will be surveying tho routes
for the new macadamised roads of
Collin County und mnklug yhie prints
of same. Tht< will require about six
MEltlUTT'S IlKi SALE.
•Ins. H. Merrill Announces Astonishing
Prlcti Reductions For Hlg June
MrKINNKy MARKET REPORT.
What the Farmers Are Being Paid
For Their 1'roil nets.
Feedstuff and Uraln.
Bran per cwt $1.40 to $1.60
Shorts per cwt $1.60
Chops per owl $1.70
Corn In shuck per bu 70c
Oats per bu S7c
Wheat per bu 76c
Cane seed per bu ... $2.00 to $2.60
Oats, haled per ton .... $8 to $10
Alfalfa hay per ton .. .. $10 to $12
Millet hay per ton .. .. $8 to $10
Johnson grans hay per ton ..$8 to $9
Prairie hny per ton $8 to $10
Hertnudn hav per (on 110.00
Produce and I Provisions.
Flour per cwt $2.60 to $8 St
Bacon per lb 1 fie to 20r
Butler per pound 16c to 26c
Creamery butter . 8fie
Chickens, fryer* per Ih l«c
Chickens, old hens per lb 7c
Old roosters, per dos |2.00
Turkeys per lb 9c
Eggs per dos He
Lard t er Ih ifie to Ific
Irish potatoes per bu $1.16
Sweel not aloes per bu ...$1 to $1.16
Mutton, sheep per cwl $4 lo $6
Beef cattle per cwt $4 to $6
Hogs per cwt $8 to $7.60
Lint, baled per cwt $7 to lit
Cotton In seen per cwt $1.76 to $t.t6
What promlsese to be one of tho
largest und most successful sules ever
given In McKlnney Is the Big Annuul
June Hurvest Sule announced In this
paper In a very attractive two-page
ad of Jas. H. Merritt. In this ad ure
quotod a large numlior of real bar-
gains—prices that are sure fo bring
hundreds of buyers. Mr. Merritt is
one of the most successful young bus-
iness men In McKlnney. He Is con-
servative, yet progressive in every
sense of the word. He is deserving of
the success he Is meeting In the dry
goods business nnd hns demonstrated
Ills ability as a business man by
building thlf> business up to whut it
Is toduy. Head his ad.
IT DALLAS JULY 2
Dallas, Texus, Juno 2S.—The State
Advisory Commute of Prohibition
Democrats of Dallas have culled a big
Submission Rally to bo held in Dal-
lus on July 2nd, at which Col. Tlios.
II. Hull, candidate for Governor, will
lie the principal spcuker. In addition
lo Col. Ball, Ex-Gov. T. M. Campbell
of Palestine, Prof. S. P. Brooks of
Waco, Judge Win. I'olndcxter of Cle-
burne, Gen. M. M. Crane, and Hon.
Cullen F. Thomas will be on the Rally
Tho railroads, it Ih announced, will
grunt special low rates for this occa-
sion, and Hall supporters, and those
in favor of the State-Wide Prohibi-
tion Amendment are urged to attend
from all sections of the State.
Muzatlan, via Wireless to Sun Diego
tNil., June 19.—Refugees report con
dltlons deplorable In the beselgeil city
of Tcplc. A strict censorship is being
maintained to prevent any of tho do
tails leaking out. The shortage of
food Is driving out tho foreigners.
El Paso, Texus, June 19.—Gcnorul
Pancho Villa has planned lo leave
Torreon for Kncntoeas late today. The
arrangements which healed Ids breach
with General Carrunsu are'Indeed
very peculiar. Villa Ih given uhsoluto
control of the territory he now doml
nntos und of all territory which he
hereafter occupies while Currunsa will
direct the operations of General
Gonzales In tho East uud of General
Obci-gon In the West. Villa will man
ago his own cumpulgns nnd supervise
the civil olflccs along tho route.
This, ofllclul reports stiy, will glvo
Villa practically complelo control of
the groatest division of the army, und
ho will return lo office the Carrunzu of
flcluls which he recently dlspluccd.
Wuslilnglon, June 22.—'The Consti-
tutionalists at Tumplco refuse to per-
mit the oil companies to pay tlielr
tuxes In ConstltutlnnuliHts money
They demund gold.
WITHDRAWS FROM RACE.
W. F. Stockton Could Not Spare limn
From Farm to Make Canvas.
PREPARING FOR SHOW.
.loe II. Wilcox Using Roller On Ills
Fine Half Mile Track.
Joe H. Wilcox, proprietor of one of
the largest breeding, training nnd
sales stables In Texns has been hav-
ing the roller used on his fine half-
mile track at Hamlin Park, prepara-
tory for the grent Colt Show which
will be given the latter part of July,
ut which lime over $260 In prises will
be given away by Mr. Wilcox. Ho has
received numerous requests to give
some nintlnee races during his Colt
Show. His fine horses arc In most
excellent condition nnd his trainers
are husy. Dates of the Colt Show
will be announced luL''.
W. F. Stockton of Weston was In
town yesturday. Mr. Stockton stated
that for business reasons he had de-
cided not to continue In tho race for
sheriff, and, tlierforc, did not file his
name with the committee for a place
upon tho ticket. Mr. Stockton Is u.
busy farmer and was not able to nog-
led his crop to give the necessary
time to a canvas of tho county. He Is
gruteful lo friends throughout tho
county for their kind ofTcrs of sup-
port und encouragement of his can-
didacy. He Is us thankful to' thom
us If he had continued In the race
und proved successful at the polls.
Mr. Stockton hus lived In tho county
eighteen years, during which time
ho bus proven himself to bo ono of
our most worthy citizens. Ho Is well
quullflcd for the office of sheriff, und
hud he continued In tho ruce nnd won
the county would never have had
cuuso to regret conferring tho honor
THE COIIDT HOUSE
Following Is a list, of tho Jury for
the weok: J. A. Hcdgcoxo, S. W
I,of I Ice, J. T. Klmscy, J, W. Cantroll,
Paul Yeagor, Both Brown, J. A. Boyd,
It. E. Graves, J. W. Evans, B. Burns,
E. L. Williams, E. S. Shlpman, 3. B.
Mallow, Scott Allison, R. Van Brown,
J. S. Kemp, W. R. Vler, C. D. Love,
J. L. Hitchcock, J. U. Osburn, J. I,
Butler, S. E. Martin, J. G. Loo per, T.
A. Dorsey, W. E. Oxford, R. L. Ste-
venson, W. T. Haley, it. S. Unison
Permits to Wed.
llurtsell ulid Miss fjolla May
l^awson and Miss Iva Duff.
Kufus Drain and Miss Esther Mc-
A Baby GirL
Mrs. Oils Potts and children of
I'lnno ure guests nt the home of Mr.
and Mrs. T. O. Murray.
A bright-eyed baby girl has taken
up her abode at tho home of Mr. and
Mrs. T. p. Shlndlcr of Altoga. Hho
arrived June 11.
Alma Wilson writes us to change
the address of his Dally Courler-Oa-
selte from Princeton to ' Mineral
Wells, where no doubt he has gono
for a few weeks' recreation and rest
Dr. A. H. Bridgcfariner of Melissa
was here yesterday and called at
this ottlce, ordering some circulars for
the big Fraternal Picnic which Is an
annuul iiffulr at Melissa. This Is
one of the lurgest picnics In the coun-
ty nnd will bo well attended. Tho
Altoga Band will furnish music for
the occasion. There will be a num-
ber of eloquent orations by promi-
nent men, a good baseball game and
other amusements. The picnic will
begin at 9 o'clock on the morning of
July 4th. They are advertising In
this papor that sealed bids for priv-
ileges may be sent to Dr. A. H.
from his nrduous duties as post mast- I Brlilgefarmer at Melissa. The bids
er of our little neighboring city on]will be opened nt noon Monday, July
the east. /
Washington, D. C. June 26. Last
bulletin guvo forecasts of disturbance
to cross continent June 27 to July 1,
warm wave Juno 20 to 80, cool wave
June 29 to July 8. This disturbance
will bring n grout hot wave with pro-
bability of hot winds In some sections
of the great central valleys. Soon
after June 20 the showers ure expect-
ed to become milch less frequent and
tho drouth In middle latitudes will be
This will be a critical period for ttia
growing crops, purticulnrly oorn. In
large aeetioiia of tha middle wjMt the
grass and hay crops are fallnreM and
now this ton days of drouth, ending
with the end of June, threatens to
Injure corn In tho best corn country
on earth. Hut tho corn crop will not
be ruined; it will pull through nnd
revive the hopes for a grout corn orop.
That dry ten dnys will bo very favor-
able to the Winter wheat hnrveat
along and houth of latitude 40 but It
will dninago the cotton crop and ad-
vance tho market prices of cotton.
This disturbance will also bring se-
vere storms and all should watch tha
locutions of the lows or storm centera
lis they move eastward.
Next disturbance will roach Paolfla
const about July 1 oross Pacific slope
by close or 2, great central valleim >
to !> eastern sections 6. Warm wava
will cross Pacific slope about July lt
great central valleys 3, eastern sec-
tions 6. Cool wave will cross Paclflo
si >po nbout July 4, great central val-
leys 6, eastern sections 8.
Temperatures of week centering on
July 4 will bo moderate, ruinfull will
increase in the cotton stutes and In
sections bordering on Intltuiles 81 and
40. The Increase of rainfall will be
greatest where tho recent drouth haa
been most severe and the cotton and
corn crops will lie much Improved by
the rains. Sections where tho mois-
ture hus recently been excessive will
get less rain and all growing crops,
Including Spring wheat, will bo bene-
These early July ruins may bo det-
rimental lo Winter wheat that will
be in harvest qjt'st week In July. From
about July G to 1(1 tho tempetratura
will uverugo below normal. Soma
radical chunges In cropweather are
expected In July und August. Severa
drouths nnd excesslvo rains are eg-
pccted und will be described In next
Great disturbances expected Aug-
ust 1 to 6 nnd A to 14. The earth will
pass very closo to a straight line be-
tween the Sun and Uranus on Aug-
ust 2 and also to a line between the
Sun and Jupiter August 9. Other
elector-magnetic planetary pogHlona
near theso two dates will add to tha
force of all kinds of disturbances. Our
readers should carefully note tha
dates and watch the news pages for
accounts of disturbances all around
We expect the forces of all weather
events to be Increnscd during thoaa
periods nnd thnt hurricane, earth-
quakes, tornadoes, electric storms,
thunder storms, floods, severe heat,
sovere cold and other extremes will
result. Not all In one locality but
each In Its place. Watch dates and
Jim Chandler, son of M. M. Chan-
dler of Chambersvllle, and Miss John-
nie McCoy, Step-daughter of Mr.
Humes of Ix>ne Elm, were united In
marriage Monday night at Weston.
Rev. Albert Spence, a Baptist minis-
ter and editor of The Weston Pro-
gress, officiated. Both young peopla
are members of highly respeotabla
Never go in for practloal Joking
unless you are a good loser.
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 25, 1914, newspaper, June 25, 1914; McKinney, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth292156/m1/1/: accessed March 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.