The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 22, 1914 Page: 3 of 12
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THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT GAZETTE, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 22. 1914.
' LOCAL HAPPENINGS
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Mr >4 ii ii Mi" Ki r I • \ from K.i-
Ti n m-foi • , who have been visiting
Mr ami Mi> It. Douglas, havi re-
turned home Mr Douglass 1# .1
brother "I Mis Kcrbv
11. r |< in--, wife . 111 • I tin lighter,
v. iii ha\e In-ill visiting Mr and Mi
1'. j Mussel, hav< returned to their
home in Kingston. ' 'kla.
Mr und Mr- Ho> lluntci of M>
Kinn«\v have moved Into our midst.
Mr. (Mid Mrs Douglass, Mr and
Mrs. Kol rt Mlddleton, Mr- It
I'arlsll Ulld daughter, Miss Stella,
have iii ell trading with MeKlnney
men bantu tills \N• ek.
W T Klilwell of luiiiifi will
preach at the church of «'In 1st iii Nl
Sunday. Kverybody Invlleu.
clear l«ike, Oct. Ili.
T H. Knliie and wife visited John
Rcnfro and wife, of lllslio|i couiinu-
nity S11 n 11(1 >
Mr. and Mrs Frank Morris visited
Mr and Mrs. Jessie Slialu of New
Hope Saturday night and Sunday.
I; \ A he Kiilm vlsllcil Kev. Hen
Snider of McKlnnc.v 0111 night last
Will Kidder of near Cellna vlsltad
)■' m Davidson Sunday
Hen Knloe of m ar Mi Kinney and
Win.* Dovle Knloo v lulled near
Aura Anderson of MeKinney visit -
i d in i his community Sunday after-
High- Klulcy and Misses Kill.
Wright and Km Kurd, all of New
11 ope spent Monday in this commu-
nity Halhering perms.
i; 11111 lit I Mullen lllil Wile III Mi Kill
ncy visited In this community Sun-
Knloe, Oct. 1".
The injunction case of T. J. Townsend, et al vs. H. L. Davis,
County Judge, et al, came on for hearing in the District Court
last Saturday bv agreement. It was admitted that the cost
charges and expenses set out in answer is a charye against the
p'aintiffs if they recover. It is stated that the assessed valua
tion of this precinct was not sufficient to justify a sixty five
thousand dollar bond issue. And also that the survey is some-
tlr.ng like twelve hundred acres short in that precinct. Many
such cases are being considered in other Texas towns and efforts
in other precincts in this county have been made to have bonds
issues annulled. The outcome of the case Saturday afternoon
has caused considerable comment. Following is the order of
the court. Judge M. H. Garnett presiding: "After hearing the
evidence I conclude that the bonds are illegal and void and that
the injunction should issue as prayed for and be made perpet-
ual. The commissioners Court is ordered to cancel and destroy
all of said bonds, it appearing to the Court that the whole issue
is in the possession of the said Court and they have not been
sold nor in any manner passed into the possession of an innocent
holder. All costs of this suit are taxed against the plaintiffs
lincluding SGI 05. (Dollars) being- the costs, expense, etc., in get
ting up the bonds." No appeal of the case will be made.
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i 'ellna visitor
I W. Kerry was a
Miss opal Drury is visiting her
Mint. Mrs. T. J. McAdams. in i •ellna
Mrs. I' K. i'handler, who has hecn
slik for some time, is reported to he
Miss Jennie !>•<• Sears left Sunday
for Cleburne to visit relatives.
W. I. Kryan anil family of t'elina
visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
M. Hryan, Sunday.
li. M. Chambers of I'lisco visited
his brother, K. M. Chambers, Sunday.
Those who attended the Fair at
Dallas from here Sunday were M.
Hryan and family, J. c. Thompson
i,nil wife, Mrs. .1 W. Anderson and
Dr Sam Hryan and family of Van
Alst.vne visited Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Rev. 10. K. Kan caster tilled his
regular appointment hero Sunday.
Miss Herthn Karnahan of Melissa
visited the Misses Karnsworlh last
There will he a box supper at the
school house next Friday night for the
benefit of the church. Kverybody
invited to come.
Chuinbersvlllc, < >et. 1 !•
Health in this community Is very
pood at this writing.
Mrs. (iaddy and daughter, Daisy
daddy and granddaughter, Huffy
daddy, visited Mrs. Julia Mass and
family of Heard's Hunch Sunday.
10(1 Akin and wife are all smiles en-
tfrtninlhg a new baby boy.
John daddy, wife and little daugh-
ter. I >iifly, \ Isiteil the hitter's father,
K. J. Smith, of the We toe I communi-
ty Saturday night, Sunday and Sun-
Sunday School was well attended at
this place Sunday.
Ixinzie Shubert, who has been pick-
ing cotton for W. c. Kdmonds the
past week, returned to his home In
the Friendship community Sunday.
Charley Hannah and family of
Princeton visited the Hitter's sister
and family. Mrs. drecn Burnett, Sat-
Kstclla daddy attended church at
Mt. Olive Sunday, Oct. 11.
There will be preaching at the
church Saturday night, Sunday anil
Sunday night. Kverybody Invited to
Dr. Mi Kirov of West Texas was a
welcome visitor In this community
Thompson, Oct. 19.
i d Mr.
of Hi d
ml Mrs, Pop
• 'ochrun spent
inda> with rcl
I ; v . Mi Klnnct ii
(•'red s.iort null
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Ml : .1 Mrs Jin
Siiturdiiy i.iKh! .11:• I
at I vt s 1 ttlui 1 (nlgc.
Mr j.i.il Mr- Hower* of
Itldg. spent S inflii> of last
with relatives here
Mi ami Mrs M< iin.c Hodge of
Valdosti % tatted relative* lure Sunday
of last wiek
Mr und Mr W I Aliernathy ami
daughter, Mary Kou, spent Sunday
with relalivis ;.t Melissa
Mr anil Mrs Ueorgi Taylor of
Nobility spent Sunday of last week
Willi J W Hendricks and family
Mrs. Mary Flemings of Valdasta
spent Sunday of Just week Willi her
grandmother Mrs II c Smith
Mrs. Marion Walker and son,
Dewey, of Anna spent Saturday night
and Sunday of last week with I heir
daughter and sister, Mrs.
Woods anil family
Mr and Mrs .1 c Handles accom-
panied by Ml and Mrs. Have Me.
Clnre of Whltcwright visited rela
lives ut Altoga Saturday night anil
Sunday Tin y m.nli the trip In Mr
McClun s car
I lonna, ('el I 9
of col I on and
bed part of the
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Several from Wyllo attended the
temperance lecture here Sunday by
Hro. John Corrlc.
Misses Kena. Mae Miller, Annie Ma-
vis, dussle Miinean, and Mrs. S. J.
Moul'leti attended Hebekah lodge at
Wyllo Friday ufternoon.
Mrs. Hefner of dreenvllle Is visit-
ing Mrs. W. S. lloyd this week.
Mm lOrneM Stadden who has been
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.
F. Berry man, has returned to her
home at l^uneneter.
Miss Ora Turner spent the week
end In Piano visiting friends.
Prof. W. I* Yarbrough has return-
ed from Austin where he has been
the past few weeks.
Mrs. CharlU' Coward of Piano vis-
ited her mother, Mrs. J. T. Knight
Tux Collector 11. K. Chiulillck was
111 our town one day last week.
Albert Taylor visited In Nevnda
Murphy, Oct. in.
J. II. Jackson of Cross ltonds vis-
ited friends here Sunday of last
Mesdiiines W P. Tnoley and J. \N
Miss Myrtti Hrnnls is on the sick
Mr and Mrs K A Martin und
hahv. ( ira Anise, visited Klliier Wttl-
lis and family Saturday night and
Miss A It a Wa Ills litis been very
sick since Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs Jim Stiff visited K.
M Might and wife Sunday.
Misses Pearl draves of Menlson
and Jewel draves i I Dallas were
guests ot thi Misses Neul Sunday.
Mrs .1 F Nichols and daughters,
Misses Sadie and Tillie. were guests
of Henry Wallls and family Sunday.
John Poe Jr and slater, Gladys,
visited Henry Stift and wife Sunday.
Miss Alta Wallls was a guest of her
aunt. Mrs. 1011a Wilson, at MeKlnney
l r W S Wystng of MeKlnney
made professional culls here last
Mr and Mrs K M Might visited
In MeKlnney Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs Joe Nichols anil
children visited Mr Nichols' brother,
Hlrl Nichols and family at Collna
Saturday night and Sunday.
Prof. J W Neal has gone to
Princeton where he will teach In the
high school at that place. He was
one of the faculty last year.
Wallls Chapel, Oct. 2ti
\V. S Campbell and wife visited
his brother, c. T Campbell, and fam-
ily near Culleoka last Sunday.
Miss Koxle Durham spent several
days last, week with her brother, It
p. Durham and wife at Hlue Kldgc
and attended the singing convention.
S. P. Kiiykenda.il and C. H. Hurton
attended the I o O F. lodge In Me-
Klnney last Thursday night.
Miss 101 len Campbell entertained a
few of her friends with a singing
Itev. C. If. MeKlnney vlslteil S. H.
Ilolton and family last Wednesday.
Mrs. lOrmlne Hurton and children
spent Saturday night at the home of
her mother, Mrs. J. B. Morris, near
Harnett School house.
Joe. Ferrell of Hunter Is visiting
his sister, Mrs W. H. Campbell.
Mr anil Mrs Mullendore nnd lit-
tle daughters, Maltln Txiu and Alllne,
spent Snttirdny night and Sunday
with relatives near Anna.
Miss Ola Dunn of Herona was the
guest of Miss Mamie Ilolton Sunday.
Wllev Hallew and family were vis-
iting In Blue Midge Sunday.
New Iilfe, Oct. I#,
Fanners hero are using the Ideal
weather. Kverybody Is trying to get
done gathering corn aiul cotton.
A singing was enjoyed at It. lley-
wooil's Tuesday night.
Oscar James was a Whltewrlght
W T James was seriously Injured
about the breast Monday while help-
ing load some bill
\\ i-i i unfilled to h
Muvo, the tittle son of Arthur Car
pi'iiter, has diphtheria.
John James and wife and little
son. I D, spent Sal u I'd in nlidit anil
Suiida.v with the tatter's parents. Ml
:111• I Mrs Walker at ornngcvllle,
Itev .1. A. Carpenter was In Tren
Ion Saturday selling cotlon.
l,ols of wheal has been sowed here
the past week.
Kaey Whltdker of this place was
arrested and put under bond by Dep
titles Itlaekwell and Itne of Keotiard
PartIculnrs were not learned.
Mat Kartell and fit ill 11 > spent Sun-
day with A. It Harretl, Ids father
T .1 Muse of lOilhube was a Sunday
Mock Harretl and wife with their
two Utile girls spent Saturday night
and Sunda\ with the hitler's parents,
Mr. and Mrs, Adams near Pike.
Attend our Sunday night prayer
meetings They are proving ii suc-
Mrs. <> A Mc.Kinney has been on
the sick list the past week, but Is re-
ported to he Improving.
Mr Harry of West Trenton and
Miss deorgle lleywood spent Sun-
day evening with Miss Flora Harretl.
Jim and Marry Sliced will h ave one
day tills week for Haskell County.
Ilellill, I let. 111.
Misses Pearl Mantooth and Grace
Hunter visited Hie lalter's grandpar-
ents, Mr and Mrs. Minion, Saturday
night and Sunday.
Miss Nannie drlff.v was a MeKln-
ney visitor last week.
Messrs. Hamilton and Maleomb of
Weston spent Sunday with Dan Itol
litis and family.
S. <> Scott was out on his farm
Mr. and Mrs. II. II llasklns of An-
na spent Sunday with their daughter
and family, Mrs. Dan Kolllns.
Karnie Thompson was a Ooffman
visitor Sunday evening.
Troy Talklngton of Hlooindale vis-
ited Ids aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Cririi, Saturday.
Frank Crlm and son, Scott, visited
at Hlooindale last Wednesday.
Kev. Iioiig and wife and son, of
Wyllo, spent from Thursday till Sat-
urday Willi Itev. Miller and wife and
10. Klgglns made a business trip to
Miss Frances Powell was an Anna
visitor Saturday evening.
Kev. Caraway of Anna preached at
the school house Sunday evening
There will be preaching at the
school house Saturday night and Sun-
day by Kev. Wilson of Westminster.
Mr. nnd Mrs. duy Stevenson and
children visited Mrs. Stevenson's par-
ents, Mr. nnd Mrs. J. C. Cromer, at
Anna Saturday night and Sunday.
Misses ttollllis Spent Monday eve-
ning with Misses Dtiggan.
Wood Dale, Oct. 19.
A good rain fell here Sunday
night, which was much needed to
aiise the wheat to grow.
Much land that was used lo grow
. otton this year Is being seeded In
wheat and oats for next season.
The prayer meeting at. drnyblll
Sunday night was not well attended
on account of threatening weather,
drayhlll, Oct. 1 .
Illg Reduction Sale.
Don't fall lo read Mrs. Marshall's
ail in this paper. The greatest millin-
ery reduction sale ever announced In
IjATE foukion news.
By Associated Frose.
Cape llaytlen, Hnytl, Oct. 19 -
American marines landed here today
to maintain safety In this city when
the rebels occupied the city,
Pelrograd, Oct. 20 -lOmperor Czar
Nicholas today announced that the
Kussian doverninent will never again
manufacture or sell Intoxicants to Its
subjects or anyone else.
Kotidon, tfl The Central
What Kind Do
Crcnm of Tartar, the chief ingredient of Dr. Price's
Cream Baking Powder is a producl of ripe grapes. It
is pure and healthful beyond question.
Alum is the chief ingredient of many of the sub-
stitutes offered in place of Dr. Price's Cream Baking
Powder. Alum is a mineral acid, declared by physi-
cians and chemists to have an injurious effect when
used in the preparation ot food.
No baking powders containing alum are permitted
to be sold in Kngland, France or Germany. To avoid
alum and Ik* sure of wholesome, hoinc-bakcd food,
read the label carefully and use only
Made from Cream of Tartar No Alum
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News \kiiiv reports (hat the llrlllsh
cruiser I' n da unt eil and two torpedo
boat ile.iroyers have caplurcd a
deriuan initio layer disguised as a
l/ondou, ('it 17 The Mail Co-
penhagen correspomh ut says a Nor
wi'Klan si a captain reports, Mint
while In the North Sea, ho saw about
twenty cruisers and some transports
lie said It resembled a convoy to
Vera Cruz, Oct. 17 Any belief
that Agilllar would attack the Ameri-
can lines at Vera Cm/, seems lo have
been unfounded Agoilar last tilghl
told Consul Sllllman that he was uol
responsible fur Thursday night's
demonstration against the American
I roo | is.
\ II 1st e l'i I a ill, I let I II S hcii fell y of
wheal iii• iii is felt iii Holland. At a
meetlii|; la-t Saturday Hie halters of
\ elseii ih chlcd lo hake rye bread only
The Netherlands produce very lilt In
wheat, rve and barley IicIiik the prin-
cipal cereal cl ops. I nie to Hie fact
thai during the last four weeks no
wheal has l.oell Imported, owing lo
the rigorous cuIorceuieuI of the con-
traband I • \ the llrlllsh and I'Yeiioh
cruisers, the supply of wheal Is near-
Toklo, 'let in (iiiilcial) A mine
iii Klao Chow llay sank the Japanese
cruiser Takaclilclin on (let. |i Twenty
eight othe rs and men were lost
The cruiser was old, being built
twenty nine years ago, and carried
several six-inch guns II was on pa
IroI duty outside the harbor of
TsIiik Tan When the Japanese lie
st rm • i •, heard the explosion and
1 i\v (lie Ihimc:, shoot up fioiil I lie
ilooini d Vcnm'I, llicy rushed to I ho
rescue, hut the cruiser f|ntc)iIy ills
appealed, and In the darkness only
tivi l\i 111cu were saved.
I: I, Swaim, wholesale dealer In
poultry, < run, butter and product! of
Sherman, sends Ills check for olio
dollar for The Weekly Meiiiocrat da
/.cite another year. Mr. Swalm Is an.
i\ Collin cllly.cn whoso wife Is a
daughter of Hnclo Henry Stiff of t.h«
Stiff i 'Impel community. Sho Is also
a sister of Mrs W. K Uroswnll, the
wife of a well known MeKlnney car
pen I e r anil i oiilraclor.
Tom Coi hell of Wyllo was Irausaet-
lug hiislness in MeKlnney Monday.
Stock of Pianos
In North Texas
You don't need to go to the city to buy a piano.
You cannot get a better one there than you can here.
You cannot buy it cheaper there than you can here.
You cannot get any better terms there than you can here.
You cannot get a better guarantee there than you can
You cannot have more styles to select from there than
You cannot get a sweeter toned piano there than here.
You will not find a larger stock there than here.
You cannot beat the pianos we sell and you are sure of
getting a square deal here because you are dealing
with a HOME BUSINESS which is here to stay.
Won't you let us show you what we have?
Jas. T. Couch
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 22, 1914, newspaper, October 22, 1914; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth292173/m1/3/: accessed March 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.