The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 1, 1915 Page: 1 of 12
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THIRTY-SECOND YEAR (bUbUilinl February 1, 1884).
MuKJXNEY, COLLIN COUNTY, TM*.. Till IISDAY, Al'ltll, I, llll.V
ONK HOI.I.All n.ll YEAR
12 PAGES THIS WEEK
THE COURT HOUSE
Hon. M H Garnett, Judge.
In the case of Bessie Houston vh
1(111 Houston. divorce, the plea of the
plaintiff was granted.
In the cu-ie of Hrlda Thomas vh W.
H. Thomas, divorce, the plea of tho
plaintiff was granted.
< >ne application for n writ of huh-
ers corpus was heard and bond for
the defendant wan set.
Two applit-uUons for writs of
Habeas Corpus were heard Monday
aiul bonds trereln set.
in the case of tlie State of Texas vs.
Millard Butler, burglary, on trlul ut
'3 o'clock Monday, the jury returned
■a verdict of guilty and assessed his
'punishment at live years In the state
Jury for Um- Wwk.
The jur>" 'or the week Is as follows:
HallM Hp«rhn U It Talkington, W.
P. Foster, W C. Hayworth, I'Yank
'"'lark, I. M. It mil ley, Monroe Hmlth,
Nat Talkington, R. Van Brown, Pete
f'lardy, W. H. Stout and J. CI. Brad-
Ks Parte C. I>. Boyer, applica-
tion for removal of disabilities of a
Ex Parte James G. Hunter, appli-
cation to remove disabilities.
Suits Piled In County Court.
Hughston Grain Co., vs H. As T. ('.
Hallway, appealed from .1 I'. Court
" .SMITH FINE PROGRAM FOR TDONG MRN DIEDii
0IE0 Sfflif METTING IT PLANO IT MURPHY SUM
I 'i reel or (ioncrul A
The news of the unexpected death
of It. Smith plunged our town In'of the Collin County
sorrow Snturduj when the sad; has made
message Hew over the city. Ills ill-
suits riled in Count.> Court.
J. M. I,' Wis Vs W I I LoftiCe, suit
J. Purvln Son vs T. 10. Hall, suit
I ill-discs to Weil.
Bennle Barley and Willie May Live-
H. R. Wright anil Miss Myrl Kath-
Real Fstate Transfers.
John W. Halns to T. W. Rains, I
aero In the William Davis Survey;
F. G. Jones et nx to J. M. Bryan,
lot in City of McKinney; $3,000.
M. B. Herring to F. B. Taylor, lot
In tlie city of Princeton; 1200.
Elizabeth Stiff to F. B. Taylor, 16-
.05 acres in the W. I >. Thompson
J. O. Bill lew et ux to W. K. Foster,
lot in tlie City of Furmersville; $2,-
J. W. Funderburg to T,. C. anil J.
H. Funderburg, 8.79 acres In the Ga-
briel Fltahugh Survey; $2,000.
James E. T in vis et al to Mrs. E. F.
Grock et al, 1-2- acre in the Sun ford
Beck Survey; $700.
Sylvester Hotisewrlght et ux to O.
H. McTee, 79.91 acres in the M. 1,.
Morris Survey: $8,000.
J. C. Rob«.*t i Sr et u>: to C A.
Dr. man, 211 H n-res In tin. W H.
Willlnni Survey; $4,370.
H. I/. I.eddy to the City of McKin-
ney, land for street widening; valu-
nbl • considerations.
J. W. Webb et ux to J. A. Andrews,
fit? acres In tlie_ G. B. Plant Survey
and 4 0 acres In the P. H. Lock Sur-
W P. Harper et ux to W. E. Dit-
to, lot In the i'it.- of McKinney; $ I. -
J. Frank Smith et ux to the City
of McKinney land for street widen-
111k; valuable considerations.
J. W. McKinney et ux to I,. A.
Scott, lot in Hie City of McKinney;
Jolin J. Dougherty et ux to Champ
Clerk, 2 lots in the City of Frisco;
William Wadsworlh et ux to H. E.
T .It tie John et al, 27.4 acres In the Bit-
ford Clements Survey: $1,200.
R. L. Witt to E. it. Evans, lot in
the City of Nevada; $1 and other val-
J. E. Jones to J. W. Nowlin, 32.5
acres In the Hezkluh Walters Survey;
G. D. Filgnr et ux to c. A. T,everett,
136.47 acres In the John D. Black
Survey; $1#, 17.60.
over the cltj
uess had been announced, but it was
not thought to lie serious. Km ii Ills
Wife did nut regard ills condition as
critical up to Friday p in Hut lie grew
worse Friday p. hi. and rapidly sank
until his spirit quietly went out at 2
o'clock Saturday a. in and crossed the
river of death to that land from whose
bourne no traveler ever returned.
Harry Cjulncy Smith was born In
McKinney March 5, 1862, and during
the whole of lila 53 years of life never
lived elsewhere. He was a son of Dr.
B. M. E. Smith, a pioneer McKinney
physician, who came to Uie town In
1856 and who died here in 18MO. The
mother of H. y. Smith died here in
The dereuKcd was educated in our
city schools and then attended phar-
maceutical colleges, fitting himself for
Ids life's profession—that of a drug-
gist. For thirty years he conducted
a drug store In McKinney. As u drug-
gist he stood at tho head of his pro-
fession. A* a business man he enjoy-
ed an extensive acquaintance and Mc-
Kinney never had a business or pro-
fessional inan who was more univer-
sally esteemed than Harry Q. Smith.
He was the Very soul of honor, All—
rich anil poor, high and low—looked
upon him as a friend and a man
whose honor novel- had Hie faintest
breath of suspicion cast upon it by any
iiuestioniible deed, lli' was a Knight
of i'ytiUas, member of both Home Re-
lief Associations, an Klk and Mason.
The surviving brothers and sisters
arc, C. W. Smith of McKinney, and
K. A. Smith, w ho was last heard of a
few years ago In Arkansas; Mrs. T. J.
Cloyd, Miss Ncua Smith, Mrs. .1. K. I'.
Tho deceased was twice married.
His lirst wife was Miss Ksther Hous-
ton, deceased, daughter of the late
('apt. B. F. Houston. His second mur-
rlage was' to Miss Minnie Merritt, a
daughter of the late ('apt. Bill Mer-
ritt. She survives, as do ulso two
children, B. M. E. Smith Jr. and
Virginia, a little daughter at home,
The son is grown and married and f us
a partner In the drug business with
his father—the llrm name being the
Smith Drug Company, whose big
store Is located on the east side of the
(in Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock
funeral services were conducted at his
late home on Tucker Street, in the
presence of one of the largest assem-
blages ever ut tending u funeral in this
city. The devotional services were
conducted by Rev. Walter P. Jennings,
assisted by Rev. E. B. Flncher. Beau-
tiful and Impressive music was ren-
dered by a number of selected voices.
The floral offerings wore very profuse
and eluborutc, being very beautiful
After the exercises ot the home, tho
huiinl ceremonies were under tho aus-
pices of McKinney C'ommnndery No.
84; anil were elaborate, beautiful in
their sentiment and very Impressive In
their nature. The remains were laid
to rest In Pecan Grove Cemetery, and
the newly-made mound wus literally
burled in the beautiful flowers.
Members of Haggui Chapter No.
53, and members of St. John's Lodge
No. 51 A. F. A. M., the members of
the Elks lodge anil the members of
Defiance I^iilge No. 28 K. of P. at-
tended In bodies.
Among those attending from out of
the city were Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Smith, Dallas; Swnn Foreman, late of
Waco but now of Dallas; Mr. nnil Mrs.
C. A. Houston, Dallas; A. J. Cllne,
Melissa; C. R. Oshurn, Melissa; Jim
Douglas and daughter, Miss Alice,
Melissa; Hugh Graves, Melissa: II. S.
Wynong, Melissa: John Berry, Dallas:
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Nowsome, Dallas;
Tom Newsome, Dallas; Eber Merritt,
Midland; Dr. W. F. Wolford. Allen; C
J. DeWoody, Dallas; and Miss Ruth
I ninn of Ft. Worth.
Chnrlle Smith and Swnn Foreman
were once employes of Mr. Smith In
his drug business here. Eber Merritt
'is a b'otlier-ln-law of tho deceased
M. Ill.nl, in.ill
public an an-
nouuv'cmcnt of the features of the
annual meet this year, which is to bo
held at I'lano next Friday and Satur-
day, April 2 and 3. The program
provus to be u very Interesting one,
tlu-re being n' promise of strong com-
petition from a number of the schools
of (In- county. More rural schools
liavo entered this year than ever be-
fore, and there are more entries for
the spelling contests than at any pre-
McKinney will bt> well represented.
In Hie senior girls' declamation con-
test Miss Cecil Meailor will use, "The
Cleansing of the lepers."
Lit tho senior boys' declamation
contest Carlisle Ditto wll speak, "Tho
Delusion of Militarism."
In the Junior girls' declamation Ut-
ile Miss AnnetUi llraniion will use,
"Two Home Comings."
In the boys' declamation contest
Chandler Atkinson will speak, "Life's
Track ami I'leld.
The Boyd High School will be rep-
resented In the field and track events
bv a good number of boys who are
very confident of success. The at-
tractions anil entries lire us follows:
120-yard low hurdles: Grady Fry,
Marlon Griffin and llussell Dowdy.
100-yard dash: John Hay and Hay
one-mile run: Harold Ashley,
Hansford Hay and George I'rovlne.
220-yard low hurdles: Marlon Grif-
fin, Grady Fry anil John Hay.
440-yard run: Ray Brown.
220-yard dash: John Hay and
880-yuril run: Hansford Hay, Har-
old Ashley and George Hrovllic.
One-mile relay: Harold Ashley
and George Provine,
I'olo Vault: Ray Brown, Clovls
Harris, Burger Kenn and Hansford
12-lb. shot: Marlon Griffin anil
12 lb. Hammer: Marlon Griffin,
Walter Hunter and Grady Fry.
Kiiiming high Jump: Hussell
Dowdy, John Hay and Harold Ashley.
4.5-ll>. dii-us: Louis Everelt and
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Tin- orrifial 1'ronrani.
The official program Issued by
I'ri f. Hlackman and his co-workers
is as follows:
Tlie General I'logram.
3 p. m. Prellml-
Mrs. W. H. Franklin hns improved John Berry once made his homo on
so much since tho operation In the I the site of tho homo of the deceased.
Baptist Sanitarium at Dallas thataho|Ho is now president of the J. W.
is now able to be up about her home
part of the time.
Lone Christie of Allen was a busi-
ness visitor to the county capital to-
M. J. Loft us, general superinten-
dent for the Dallas-Denlson Interur-
bnn, attended to business matters in
McKinney today .
W. R. Maynor to T. c. Brown and
Eva Limpton Brown, 1 lot in tho City
of Allen; $fi50.
W. J. Ghorinely to T. J. Sliced, 10
acres in the I). M. Farmer Survey;
J. H. Spurgln et al to T. J. Hn.-ed,
10 ncres In the l>. W. Farm-r Sur-
W. M. Wolf et ux to T. J. Sliced, 1
lot In tlie City of McKinney; $160.
J. F. Butter by nn administrator's
deed to Mrs. Lizzie Sims; 4 lot•< In the
city of Wvlle; $100.
M. S. Jones et. tlx to tha Citizens
S'litlonal Batik of Rockwall; B0 ni'rcs
In the D. Anglln Survey; ft.ROO.
.1 M. Webb el ux to M. 8. Jones
and W. D. Austin, 50 acres In I ho D.
\nglln Survey; $1,000,
J. W. Howard Jr. et ux to Mrs.
Martha Carr, 59 (185 ncres In llu W.
H Williams Survey : 1,1,862.50.
Dnvld Alexander el al l y qultclnl n
deed to Mrs. J. D. Nell, 51.75 acres In
tlie L. R. Outlaw Survey,
Charles I. Itlicker to J. It. Baskitt,
1 lof In the City of Wylle; $100
Jeff K ii I glit et ux to S W, Sibley
Crowdus Drug Co. of Dallas.
Bl 11IX ,\N|> It FA It Fit HERE
•I. O. end W. C. Nicliols, Hons of L'n-
eh .limiuli X Idiot*, Call on lTs.
J • v Nichols of Childress and W. C.
Nld "Is of Galnrffvlllo, sona of Uncle
Joy I It Nichols, who died Sunday at
tin home of Ills daughter In Merkel,
and was buried Monday nt Melissa,
and who was one of Collin's first
pioneers, being 93 years old ot Ills
death, came here to attend the fu-
neral of their father, calling In to see
us Mr W. C. Nichols was nt the bed-
side of Ids father a few ilnys hefore
Ills death, but was not present when
lie died. He mine to McKinney from
Gnlnesvllle to attend the funernl. Ho
Is a bmiher-ln law of Capt. Tuck
lllll of Ihls city. While here, Mr. J.
O. Nichols ordered the Weekly
1>enioeraf Gazette sent to Ills address
G J Johnson writes from Farm-
crsvllle, Itonle 4. enclosing his re-
newal to The Weekly IVmocrat-On-
zofte for which we extend thanks
niirles In Debate.
Friday, April 2. 8 p. m. Finals In
Saturday, April 3. 9 u. m. Prelimi-
naries lu Tennis.
Saturday) April 3, 10:30 a. in. Fin-
als in Tennis.
Saturday, April 3, 9:30 a. m. Jun-
ior Athletics and Track Events
Saturday, April 3, 9:30 a. m. Hoys
Saturday, April 3, 1 p. in. Spell-
Saturday, April 3, 2 p. m. Senior
Track and Field Contests.
Saturday, April 3, 4:30 p. in. Girls'
Saturday. April 3, 8 p. in. Hoys'
and Girls' Junior and Senior Decla-
Debating teams are entered from
McKinney, Piano, Farmersvllle, Ne-
vada and Wetsel.
Tennis teams are entered from Mc-
Kinney, Piano, Farmersvllle anil
Boys' Junior Decliilmers are enter-
eil from McKinney, Piano, Farmers-
vllle, Westminster Baptist Academy
Girls' Junior Decliilmers are enter-
ed from McKinney, Josephine, Allen,
llutcherson. l'lnno. Pike, Melissa,
Brushhy and Westminster naptlst
Hoys' Senior Porlnimors nrr enter-
oil from McKinney, l'lono, Farmers-
vllle, Pike and Westminster Baptist
In the Girls' Senior Declamation
Contest entries ore from McKinney
and Piano, only.
Spelling teams are entered
Ash Grove, Hutcherson
Josephine, Bloomdale, Piano, Murphy
and Bethany. ,
In Athletics Farmersvllle leads
with fifty-four entries; Josephine
come second with fifty-one; and Mc-
Kinney third with thirty-eight, while
other schools enter from these num-
bers down to one.
Bushby has entered Hie larges
number of contestants from a rural
Tin funeral of Has Turner ot Mur-
phy was held hi tlin Haptlsl Church
at that place Monday afternoon, a
very large number oi 1'rlciuls ami rel-
atives being present. Hev. .1 I!. Sni-
der conducted the devotional scr\ ici s
and burial followed lu Hik Springs
Cemetery In Dallas County.
Til, dei euseil il parted this life
Siimlav morning al !> I,"> o'clock at
the home of his mother, Mrs. Mary
Turner . Hesldes Ills mother, he In
survived by three sisters and two
brothers, lie was a member of the
Baptist Church at Wylle and a ineiu
ber of the I. o. o. F. and Heliekah
lodges of his home village. Burial
Was under tlie auspices of fliese or-
ganliculloiis, assisted by members from
Sadist- and I'lano. lie was a graduate
of Wylle High School.
GREAT DAY FOR NORTH
Mi klXXFY HAITIST CHI 114 II
Tho North McKinney Baptist peo-
ple hud u great day yesterday . The
annual Missionary Day was observed
by the Sunday School. There wcl-e
one hundred and llfty-throo present
al the session of tho school 80 per
Guilt of the entire enrollment. A
splendid program was rendered by
the school and H. Y. I'. II. at the
night service, Illustrating some of the
work being done by the Home Mis-
sion Hoard. Every number on tlie
program deserves special mention, I• 111
for want of space we shall desist from
After l lie program by the school
had been rendered, the work of the
lloinn Mission Hoard w as furl her Il-
lustrated by iii<'iius of stiircoplli'on
slides, which was very inlerealing and
Another special feature of the eve
ii I ii K was u vocal sulo by Miss Franklc
Gates "The Holy Clly," illuslrated
by •tucropticou. Miss Dates lias a
splendid voice, which seemed to be nt
Its best, and she gained the iidmlra
tlon of the entire congregation In lie
rendition uf this beautiful song.
Oil" of Hie most pleasing feature
of the services yesterday was that ev
cry pupil in I lie Sunday School re
mulnctl for the preaching service. Wo
have been making a special effort tin
punt month to get I lie Sunday School
pupils to remain for the preaching
servk'ii by merging the teaching aer
vlco anil the preaching service Into
one, making the preaching service as
short us consistent. So fur, this has
worked admirably, as was demon
A splendid contribution for home
and foreign missions was made by flu
school yesterday . This Is a standard
A I Sunday School, and so far us we
know, tho only one In Collin County
the pastor and every member of the
church aro proud of the efforts being
put forth by tho ochool. Wo also
tinve a splendid H. Y. P. U. which Is
doing great work.
At tho night service, the house was
packet^ to Its fullest cupaclty, every
available seat being taken both In tlie
main auditorium and tho balcony.
Taken all together, we feel thnt we
had a great day yesterday. Wo are
on the mountain top lu North McKIn
MISS ETHEL WIS
P. M. IT MELISSA
"I'M'l.i:" .losi.MI NH
OIES IT MERKEL
The I'ostoffh e I icp.irt ulcut ut
W Islington has iiillloiillci.il the ap-
pi>1111111> nt of Miss Ktliel Harris to lie-
colli' post ill 1st l ess al Melissa, effOI'-
II* ■ in a fi \v days. Melissa office Is
now under the rules of the Civil Hor-
\ Ic, i cm mission and Miss Harris gcM
tin place as result of high efficiency
> how n iii the competitive tests given
i Miss Harris Is a daughter of Mr.
ami Mr«. Sum II Harris of Melissa.
The family is one of the oldest and
best of Collin County and has lived
near Melissa for several general Ions.
Miss l-'i 111> 1 w as educated in tho |>ub.
Ih school of her home town and at
summer normals. For Iwo or throe
M-ifrs she was one of the teachers ill
the public schools of the county, and,
her record lis such Is olio of which
any young lady could Justly fool
proud The Dolly Courler-Oaaotto
heartily congratulates the recipient
of this high honor, and liespeaka for
her adiulnlstration of tho affairs of
the office the high degree of succeaa
Hint her fine personal qualHIea
•i' •> •> <■
THE M'KINNEY MARKET REPORT
60c to 65c
. . .. $1.50
. .. $1.45
$f to $10
$13 to $18
$8 to $10
Feedstuff and Grain.
Corn In shuck per bu .. .. 95c to $t
oats per bu
'(Fran, per cwt
Shorts per cwt
'hops per cwt
Wheat per bu
oats baled per ton .. .
Alfalfa hay per Ion . .
Millet hay per ton .. .
Johnson gruss hay per ton $6 to $7.60
Prairie hay p<?r ton $9 to $10
llermuda hay per ton ... $8 to $10
I'rtmo per ton $14.00
l'rlma Cotton Seed $20.00
off cotton seed, according to grade.
Produce ami Provision*.
Flour per cwt $8.75 to 14.15
11aeon per lb 15c to >0c
liutter per lb 14c to 25c
creamery butter lie
Chickens, fryers per lb. 12 l-2c to 15c
t'hlckena, old hens per lb. #c
County Judge 11 L. Davis lUj'J
Commissioner A. T. Baper of to"
County were visitors at he Dallas
County Courthouse today. haG k
come to Dallas to Inspect gravel and
roads of the ci.upty. Collin County
now has four rond districts aroum
McKinney that have voted large Is
sues of road bonds nnd thnt money is
to be expended. Dnllos Times Her-
MIIS SARAH c. COX DIF.H
AT IIOMF. IN HAM.AH
Mrs. Sarah C Cox. aged sixty sex en
■■ ■ -• her home, S610 Noble
and S M. McDonald, undivided one-
half Interest lu 2 lots In the Cllv of
l.unle Brown et ux to J. K. Davis,
200 neres In the John McMInn Snr-1
xcy; $25,000 and other cotisldcrnllotv«.'and a daughter.
vears, died nt
\ venue. Dallas. Monday morning
Mrs. Cox resided nt Cellna for many
years before moving to Dallas. Her
remains were shipped to Cellna Tues-
day for burial. She Is survived bv
her husband. W S Cox. three sons
Did rooster* per dox.
Turkeys per lb
Kjfgs per do*.
Lard per lb
Irish potatoes per bu. ..
Sweet potatoes per bu. .
1,1 ve Stock.
Mutton sheep, per cwt.
Heef cattle per cwt
Hogs per cwt
13c to 15c
. 14c to 16c
$t to $1.10
.. .. $2 00
...$4 to $S
$ to $5.26
$4.50 to $C
Cotton on the local market
Is worth from 8.50c to 9.25c; In fact,
the best grades would probably bring
0.It7 1 -2c. Hecelpts continue to be
Renews For Four Pit|wr*.
Mrs, Mnrfhu Carr, living on route
one, out from Princeton, called lu to
see us Wednesday, renewing for the
Democrat-Oaaette, Farm anil Ranch,
Holland's Mngaxinc nnd Farmersvllle
Times, getting nil four of these good
papers, nt clubbing rate, for 12.50.
Mrs. Carr likes our paper, and we ap-
preciate her patronage. Call in and
seo us often.
on Sunday "I 'm le" Install Nichols,
wiio muilc his home near MI'llssu,
breath eil his last while oil ii visit to
his daughter al Merkel, Texas.
Captalli .Install Nichols was born
in Lincoln County, Mo., Feb. ii, 1822
ami came to Texas In is Hi. lie was,
therefore, IK, years, I mouth and 22
days old at l lie lime of his death.
Matthias Nichols. Ills la tin I. a unlive
of North Carolina, mined t• > Missouri
in 182'i, and settled in Si. Charles
County, but aflerxvards moved to Lin
coin County, x\ here lie 11i.I in I8lii.
lie married Miss I-illicit bet Ii Daub'l,
daughter of Joseph llaulii, of North
I'arolliia. ami to this union were burn
six children, of whom Jot-lull is the
fourth. When .Install came to Texas
he was without menus, uml the coiiii-
Iry in nn iiusi'ttI«mI condition. In
iltuns were IroiihleHoinc ami sollle-
iiients few and far between Hut he
worked hard and earned a little
money, iiiado a. payment on a four
h 11 ii il i-kiI acre farm of raw land, and
by skill and Industry he brought It to
a high state of cultivation.
During tin war Willi Mexico, lie
X'olmiloorod lu the serxicti of the
I iiiteil Staler, on the 3rd day of Ail
gust, I 84ti, lu Captain Slapp's Com
pany for six months, anil on the 2nd
day of February, 1817, he relnilsled
for twelve months lu Captain William
Flt/.hugii's Company and xvus oil the
frontier of Texas for lis protection,
for which lie was receiving a pen-
sion at the lime of Ills death.
During the civil Wur Mr. Nichols
was captain of a company of slate
troops for six mouths In 18(13. In
I8IG he was transferred to the regu-
lar army lu the Indian Department
until February, 18(15, and wns dis-
charged by virtue of being elected
sheriff of ('olllii ('ounty.
In 1 848 he married Miss Flly.nbeth
Flt/.hugh, a native of Cooper County,
Mil., but reared In Jackson County,
anil n resident of Texas since she was
twenty-one years of age. John Fltr-
hugh, her father, was a native of Vir-
ginia., who moved to Missouri, and
then. In 1815, came to Texas, being
one of the early settler's of Collin
County. With this companion of his
early iiiiinhuod he llx'eil more tliuli 6a
years. To Ihls union the following
children were born: Willliim C., Unt-
ile A.. Lutirn 10., nnd James ft. of
these, Battle A. wns mnrrieil in 1886
and died In August 1 888. Mr. Nich-
ols was a. Free Mason and u member
of the Chrlstiun Church.
The remains arrived in Melissa
Monday uf I o'clock p. in. over the
Intertirban mllwiiy, and services were
conducted In the church of which he
was a member. The pall bearers
were W. F. Scott, J. H. Sutherland
M. L. Mel I, J. II Graves, W. A.
Scranlmi anil J. W. Anderson. T he
pemains were laid to rest In Stony
Point Cemetery under the auspices of
the Masonic t^nlge of Melissa. Bur
lul nrrangmenfs were under the dl
reef Ion of J. C. Parker of the Massle
undertaking establishment of this
Following members of St. Johns
Lodge No. 5,1 A. F. & A. M. attended^:
II. T. Million, John Johnson, M. 10.
Mallow, Robert McNeil aiul J. A.
FOSTER'S NEITHER MllETll
I 1915 by W. T. Foster.
WITH Milt'III;M.. THF. DRI GG1ST.
I,. (Hawk) Dnniel of Wylle Moves
R. L. (liuwk) Daniel of Wylle, an
experienced druggist of years expe-
rience, bus moved to McKinney with
his family, having accepted a position
with W H. Mitchell, druggist on the
enst side. Mr. Daniel hns gone to
work. We hux'c known Hawk all his
life, anil no finer young man was ever
born nnd reared In our county. A
few yenrs ago lie came up to Mclxln-
nev anil carried one of the city's fair-
est buils (Miss Buby Ontes} to Wylle.
who has ever shared his hardships ns
well as good fortunes. Now, Mrs.
Daniel Induces her husband to move
to McKinney, the home of her nativ-
ity. Glad to have thrni move here.
We congratulate Mr Mitchell In ac-
quiring the services of such a splendid
druggist and fine young man.
TWO M'XJROKN AHRKSTFD
II Fit F, TI FKDAY MGHT
Deputy Sheriff Sam Welch arrest-
ed two McKinney negroes Tuesday
night—one charged with vagrancy
Miss Bessie Chandler of Allen wus and the other one for slmpe nssuult
a visitor In McKinney Wednesday uf - iThey plead guilty and were released
Washington I . C. April I:
bulletin gave forecasts of disturbances
to cross continent March 3D to April
I anil April 5 to !>; warm waves March
•j«♦ to April 3 and April -I to K; cool
waves Aplil 2 to ti ami 7 to 11. Lust
day of March were expected to bring
near normal lemperuliires followed by
a long spell of unusually cold weuiher
wit 11 li o.ts farther south than Is com-
mon for tho season. Heavy ruins cast
of the Hocklus expecled III solltlltilM
mid cuslcrn sections decrcuslng north-
westward and heavy ruins west of
Buckles In southern sections decreas-
The temperatures are expected to
rise some on meridian 90 near A.prtl
7, a little earlier west or that lino utid
a Utile Inter oust of it.
Next, disturbance will rcneli Pacific
const, about April 9, cross I'aciflo slope
by close of 10, great central valleys
II to 13, eastern sections 14. Warm
wave will cross Pacific slope about.
April ! , great central valleys 11, east-
ern sections':!. Cool wave will cross
Hadflc slope about April 12, great
central valleys 14, custom sections 10.
This disturb,nice will cuiiso a great
rise In tc m pern lures, which, during Its
passage, wll! average near normal.
I tii ill fa 11 will not be great lli amount
must of It will lie In southern and OMt-
crii mid euslern sections, decreiislng
toward klie northwest, east of th«
Hoekles. West of the Kockies most
rain will lie on southern slopes
decreasing northward. Foreo of tho
storms witli this disturbance will bo
greuter than iisiiul.
Fourth disturbance of April wl'l
reach Pacific coast about April .1 It.
cross I'uciflc slope by close of 14,
great central valleys 15 to 17 eastern
sections 18. Warm wave will cross
Haclflc slope uboflt April 13, great
central vulleys 15, eustern sections 17.
Cool wuve will cross Puiiflc slope
April 16, grout ccntrul vulleys 18, east-
ern sections 20.
Temperatures of this wurui wave
will go well above normal, the storms
will be of greater than liormui foroe,
not much ruin till the cool wavo comes
In uml I hen most of the rain cast of
tne Kocklci will be In southern and
eastern sections ilccrciislug toward the
northwest. West of tho Rockies most
ruin lu southern sections, decreasing
Our advice to hold cotton litis pro-
ven good. We said it would go to ten
nts and II lias been cluso to that
point. Our (|iintutlon.s on gruln al-
ways have reference to Chicago mar-
kets and on cotton to New York mar-
kets. Itciilly New Orleans should be
tho principal cotton market. Altho
cotton litis risen to our figures wo
continue to advise holding it. This is
not the time to sell it. We have good
reasons for fliis advice hut do not de-
sire to publish them. Readers of this
paper will aiwuys get a reply when
they write us.
Most recent rainfall east of the
Itockies has been in southern and
eastern sections, from latitude II and
40 southward and from longitude 10
eastward and west of Rooklee In
southern sections decreasing north-
ward, all lu accord with predictions.
Wo are expecting generally good
cropwenther for bu lance of April but
some very severe weather Is expect-
ed near the last days offhe month.
That rough weather will bo preceded
by very warm weather.
All Indications polns to great pros-
perity lu this country In the near fu-
ture and all classes of labor and busi-
ness should be grently encouraged. If
future legislation Is tempered with
Justice for all, the greatest prosperity
ever known is near.
With prim stiff.
Gene Morgan Is nguln with Price
Stiff us a salesman In Ills grocery
store. Gene is an excellent salesman,
being courteous, prompt and accom-
modating nt all times. He had a
number of years' experience In thia
work, but until recently has been a
member of the engineering force of
'nfter paying u fine of $9.70 each.
Dr. J. H. Corbln, nn osteopath of
Sherman, died Monday night. He waa
35 years of age. He waa a brother
of F. A. Corbln of McKinney.
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