The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 22, 1915 Page: 1 of 12
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12 PAGES THIS WEEK
THE COURT HOUSE
Tin- Drund Jury.
The Jury commission, consisting of
Fred Emerson, Charles K. Ilood uikJ
.1 K. Pendleton, has completed its
work und mile its report. It select-
ed i grand Jury us follows: J. II Mer-
ritt, MfKlntu'j: J- 1- Smith, Weston:
\ M Burk, Prosper; Wilson Spnln,
1'aruK.rsvlllv; I! 1'. Fugalu, I'rlnee'on:
W. M (Tu k> I'atti rson, l.uvon; H.
o. Hutier, Afllen: w. L. Boyd, WyHet
ocorge It. Alexander, Anna; J. K.
I.ipscomh, Celiua; J. E. Uliea, Rhea's
Mill, Will Fugg, Hlue Ridge; S. E.
swanson, Josephine; Claud Mayes,
l'lauo; <H Hill, I tell nel', and Champ
i 'lark, Frisco. These men comu to-
gether on May 17 for the May term
• >f the Kian.l Jury for Collin Count/.
suits Filed in IMnlrlct Court.
Ellen Itohinson Vs. (ins Itolilnson,
lion. II. ,L,. Davis, Judge.
C. W. Noys, charged Willi slnipl"
assault, appeared before County Judge
II. L. Davis Friday, llo was uc-
tlu11tod by Judge Davis. ,
Zcke Wat kins appeared before
County Judge H. I. Davis Saturday
and pdead guilty lo a charge of
slander. Ills line was $125.65, Includ-
ing court costs
Jake llood, charged with carrying
ij, pistol, plead tiullty Sat. Morning
before Judge Davis und his lino and
court costs amounted to $120.30.
Ill the case of the State of Texas vs.
Kosa Bell Maxwell, charged with sell-
ing Intoxicating liquors, tried Monday
morning, defendant was found guilty
A line and costs amounting to $90.SO
and forty days in Jail were imposed.
Tho Jury for the week In the
county court is as follows; Mate Har-
nett, R. Ij. Horn, W. F. Prewetl, W. T.
<"arroll, H. T Willis, It. A. Huey. It
H. Coffey, J. C. Montgomery, John
Mallow ami T ,S. Chandler.
In the case of the Stale vs. Howe
Morrison, charged with Helling intoxi-
cating liquors, the defendant was
found guilty und assessed a tine of
$100 and costs, and GO days In Jull.
In tho case of the State vs. Johnny
Scott, charged with carrying a eon-
ceuled weapon, the defendant wus
convicted and his punishment llxcd at
30 days in Jail.
In tho case of the Slate vs. Joe
Itambo, charged Willi selling Intoxi-
cating liquors, the defendant was ad-
Judged guilty His punishment was a
tine of $110 and costs and 40 davs in
New Suits Filed.
Two new suits were filed with Dis-
trict Clerk A. S. Whentley as follows:
Nona Justice vs. T. J. Justice, di-
J. M. Furr vs. Unknown Heirs of
Henry H. Tucker, to remove cloud
W. H. Worthy vs. Magnolia Petro-
leum Co., appealed from J. I'. Court
I licillHIW to Will.
55acn Thompson Jr. and Miss Kuth-
3. W. Rutherford and Mrs. Mary
COUNTY COURT JURY CASES.
Monday, April 2d.
ilifiiii COLLI! COUNTY CULTMTINC MANY
Feodsto* ami Grain.
Corn In shuck per bu .. .. 95c to fl
Oats per bu 60c to $5c
Bran, per cwt $1.50
Shorts per cwt $1.60
Chops per cwt $1.75
Wheat per bu $1.45
Oats baled per ton $9 to $10
Alfalfa hay per ton .. .. $13 to $18'
Millet hay per ton $8 to $10
Johnson grass hay per ton $6 to $7.50
Prairie hay per ton $9 to $10
Bermuda hay per ton ... $8 to $10
Prlmo per ton $14.00
Prime Cotton Seed $!.i.U0
YOUNG MEN FOR THE MINISTRY
;• •> •:* •> * <■ •> +4
FOSTER'S NEITHER BULLETIR
Copyrighted 1915 by W T Foster
Flour per cwt . .
Hacon per lb. . ,
Butter per lb...
. $3.75 to $4.25
.. . . 15c to 30c
. . 12 l-2c to 25c
Chickens, fryers per lb 13c
Chickens, old bens per lb. 9i
Old roosters per doz $2.00
Turkeys per lb 11c
ogi o% ojf atop J« d
Hard per lb 14c to 16c
Irish potatoes per bu.
Sweet potatoes per bu.
Mutton sheep per cwt. .
Beef cattle per cwt. . . .
llogs per cwt
$1 to $1.10
.. $4 to $6
$.1 to $5.50
$1 to $G 23
We are pleased lo acknowledge re-
ceipt of $1.00 sent us by S. H. Foster
of Tioga, by J. I,. Kissinger, who lives
on his farm northwest of this city, to
renew his subscription lo Tho lieino-
crat-Gazettc. Mr. Kissinger had ns
place his name on the subscription list
also, which we are very glad to do.
Charlie Jackson of Cellna was
visitor in McKlnney Saturday.
Wednesday. May 5.
J T Couch vs Woodman Circle No.
57R ot al.
Collin Co. Mill & Elevator Co vs 11
& T C. It. R. Co.
J. W. Oil I well vs F. R. Wilson.
Collin County Drain Co. vs SI. U
S. W. Ry Co.
c. C. Cannon vs Lee Edwards.
Dm pi re I<odgc No. 6ft I. O. O. F. vs
J M. Berry.
HI Paso A S. W. System vs Slurk
F. N Rank of Roswoll vs Brown
O. R. Ford vs I^'e Spell.
Hiur«l«y. May «.
Harris Bros. Drain Co. vs. C. O.
Dovett & Tatoin vs Rrown Grain
Mallow Drain Co vs H. & T. C. R.
National Bank of Garland vs J.
Piano Milling Co. vs II. & T. C. R.
Piano Drain Sc Hay Co. vs Contl-
nental Stale Bunk of McKlnney.
Piano Drain Sc Hay Co, vs L Vul-
Piano Milling Co. vs A. O. Dun day
A. A. An re I v A. J. Farrell ot. al.
Collin County Grain Co. vs H. &
T. O. R. R. Co.
l(oe Carver vs Ralney.
J. R. Hagtn.s V8 H. H. Burch.
Hooper Lumber Co. vs W. T Cook.
Hughston Grain Co. vs II. & T.
R. R. Co.
V. S. Mnlr vs Morgan Weaver.
A. J. Potter vs E. D. King el al.
Tuesday, April 27.
MIsh IJxzle Pearce et al vs M. B.
Yarbrough et al.
Sam Massle vs Doughelt.
F. F. Wlggs vs G. R. Smith.
G. J. Barlow vs T. M. Smith.
J. S. Mill vs Texas Traction Co.
J. T. Crthrh vs Mary Stover.
B. F. !>ooley vs Wggtar Union Tel.
Ullentbal Bros, vs Brown Grain
NON JURY CASES.
Monday May SI.
W. D. Dllley vs Brown Grain Co.
Crouch-Hurt zog Co. vs C. 8.
Collin County Mill & Klevator Co.
vs It. F. Smith & Co.
Arkansas Fertilizer Co vs Marvin
Helnhardt et al.
K. D. Roller vs H. & T. C. R. R.
first National Rank of Wylle vs
.1 K Brown.
S. S. Kerr vs Blggersluff and
MfAdama Grain Co.
McKlroy Sloan Shoo Co. vs J.
Monday, May 10.
Piano Grain ft Hay Co. vs
National Bank et al.
Relnhardt & Co. vs H. & T.
liny & Wilson vs R. C. Fisher.
R. C. Stone vs S. IT. & Rosa Bear.
Swift fti Co vs Relnhardt ft Co.
T A P Ry Co. vs C. V. and E. P.
White Branch Rhelton Co. vs G. P.
Ben Wlnfry vs It. C. Fisher.
Tuesday. May 4.
Noyes Norman Shoe Co. vs J. H.
Jess, Atkinson vs ,1. F. Acker
Piano Milling Co. vs Garrott War-
J. M. T.dwls vs W. D. l,nfMcn.
.1, Purvln and Son vs T. E. Ball.
John K. Wilson va Crouch-Hart-
zog Co. el al.
W. II. Worthy \s Magnolia Petro-
Hughston Grain Co. vs Farley &
Thomas et al.
F A. Cuperton vs XV H Miller
F X Capertop vs Collin Co. Na-
llonal llank of McKlnney.
Itoal Olale Transfers.
H. W. Bates et ux to W. B. Chap-
man, lot No. 20, block No. 1. In Bry-
ant Addition to the town of Prosper:
J. I,. Greer et ux lo J. H. Chandler,
lots In town of Anna; $100.
M. H. Holsonbake et ul to Mrs.
Clara Na.vlor, lot No. 6 In the Howell
Addition to the town of Karmersvllle,
love und uffcetlon.
10. G. Graves et ux to Geo. W. Mor-
rell, 1B3.S4 acres of land In llio Duke
Strickland Survey; $8,192. .
Robert I'rnlg to C. It. Cooper nnd
wife, lot No. 1, block No. 2, In town
of Frisco; $500.
N. Wiley et ux to A. I,. A bell, one
acre of land in town of Josephine;
Ileal Estate Transfers.
W, I,. Williams et ux to Watson
Davis. 1 lot In City of Rltie Rldje:
Watson Davis et ux to ,T. ! . Brook-
Ins, lot In City of Blue Blilire; $400.
Mrs lou H. White et al to J. K.
Gone' , 2 lots In City of McKlnney;
Mi". Hon Ford et al by Quitclaim
Dee ' to W. E. Rucker, 79.03 acres In
the lames Jackson 8urvey.
.1 \. Carroll et ux to W. C. Robin,
son I lot In the City of McKlnney;
J 1,. Dawson et ux to W. C. Robin-
son. 25 acres In tho Carter T, Cllft
E. P. Allen et ux to W. T. Cook,
lot In tho City of Furmersvllle; $450.
.T. H. and S. II. Monk to J. W. Gor-
don, 20.35 acres In the Thomas Jouet
Survey; $4 00.
Wlckllff Graves et ux to William
Murdock, 1 lot In the City of McKln-
,1. C Hallow to J. C. and R. E.
Honsonbake, lot In the City of Fur-
J. FN Clayton el ux to E. F. Kerhy,
32.15 acres In the James Osgood Sur-
Mrs. May Puckett by Quitclaim
Deed to J. F. Clayton, 32.45 acres In
the James Osgoo^Survey.
Mrs Mary PuiTpett, guardian, to J.
F. Clayton, 32.15 acres In the James
Osgood Survey; $.133 31.
E. D llewell to D. M. Ilewell. lot
In the City of Nevada; $1 and
11 KV. \\ 11,1.1AM GRA I >Y III i V I >
I'ollln Count> is I'liltlvutlng many
young men for the minis!r>. und the
communities from which they 40111c
are Justlv proud of lliein In Satur-
day's paper we told of four young men
of Farmersville answering lhe cull,
two ul Friaeo, und from nearly every
town in the county one or more young
men liuvc announced their Intention
lo "g i forth anil preach." lint one of
the most note-worthy of these lute ad-
ditions to the lenders of the urmy of
the l,ord Is William Grady Boyd, of
Wylle, who Is now 11 student in lhe
Southwestern Baptist Theological
Seminary, al Fort Worth. The lltle
to this story should be "From I'ool
Room lo Pi'lplt," but we will tell the
story as told In the Wylle Rustler, of
Stiuiluy morning, according to uu-
nouncemenl, Grudy Ho.vd prcuchoil at
the First Baptist church. Hi'also fill
ed the pulpit ul night.
Everybody In this community lias
known Grudy Boyd from his ehlld-
hood, und all were more than anxious
to lieur him and give him a word of
encouragement, and lo shake his hand
They were ull glad that he hud been
rescued from sin, and even those who
do not openly profess a hope went out
to hear him und enjoyed bis sermons,
which were brimming with the power
and the love of Jesus Christ for the
world, and the results und power of
were his fourth and fifth ser-
mons, ami all agreed Hint he spoke
well for oiii- so young In lhe cause. Hi-
did not seem abashed nor did he lack
for words, although of course Ills ills
course was not so deep as one ground
ed In the faith for years. Hut his ser-
mon wus an uilinonltloti that all would
do well lo follow.
The church was filled to lis capa-
city ul boih meidlngs. His purcnts,
grand parents, uncles and aunts all be-
ing in the audience. This would om-
burruss most young men, but ho seem-
ed so intent on Ills work for the Mas
lor fhat he seemed lo notice no one In
Grud> l.'i lhe oldest son of Mr and
Mrs. W. I. Boyd. He Is about 24 years
old. and bus been running a pool hall
for lhe lasl your or two. la fact lie
says himself thai he has been doing
nearly everything thai he should not
have done. He wus not considered a
model young man by any who know
III 111. Ills place of business was some
place in Oklahoma. Ho closed up the
pool hull and left for Fort Worth to
attend the Southwestern Baptist Theo-
While here he spent his lime with
his old friends and associates, talking
to them of their souls' Interest. He
told us that four persons hod confess-
ed and that several who hail been lax
In their duty hud promised thut they
would return to their duty and live as
MIE PROMINENT IN
Tuesday Ed .McMurray and J. W
('happell i ume Into McKlnney from
Princeton and without slopping long
lo greet friends boarded un Inlerur-
bnn cur for Hallas.
There was un air of mystery about
them which suggested something
out of the ordinary nnd wise ones bo-
giin to llgure on the ultimate outcome
of their visit.
In Dallas Mr. I'liappell met Miss
Clara Dalton. who was visiting at the
home of a sistor in that. city. Miss
Dalton has lived in Princeton for sev-
eral years nnd hus been assistant
Miss Dalton was expecting Mr.
Chappell to cull; In fact It had been
previously arranged that he should
call, as It was to be their wedding
day. Mr. McMurray was thero ns
During the day Mr. Chnppell, Miss
Dalton. Mr. McMurray, together with
relatives of the bride, drove lo the
home of the Rev. M. M. Davis, pus
tor of the First Christian Church of
Dallas, where they were quietly mar
J. W. Cliappoll Is a banker nnd fnr-
mer and has largo landed Interests In
i'ollln County. He Is one of Prince-
ton's most substnntlnl citizens, Is a
true blue Democrat nnd a regular
reader of tho Weekly Democrat-Onz•
otte. Miss Dntton, who Is now Mrs.
Chappell, Is said to be a young wom-
an of strong characteristics, capable
In business life nnd n prime favorite
with all who know her.
The mnrrlago of these two promi-
nent Princeton people come ns a sur-
prise to their most Intimate friends,
but they are being generously con-
gratulated, Just llle same.
Mr. i'liappell had Just completed n
handsome new bungalow home In
Princeton, to which he carried his
May they live long and prosper.
FOR HILL J WEBB
WashlllKloU I' C. April 21 lasl
bulletin gave loieiasts of ill*! Ul bum i
to 1 ross continent April to Mii> -'.
warm wave April 27 to Ma>. cool
wave April 30 lo N?a I Tempera
lures ot this disturbance uill uvcrugo
about normal, lhe storms will be of
greater than usual Intensities, or
force; rainfall wilt lie t'roiii about nor
lual to excessive In all southern anil
soul hcast era section ot the continent,
frosts will occur 1I1011I as usual foi the
season, reaching meridian '.mi not fai
from Mi) 3, a little curlier West of
that line a in I a little later cast of It
Vim 1 list nrbance will reach Pacific
coast about Ma} it, cross I'aciflc slope
In close of I, great central valleys .'1
to 7, eastern sections s Warm Wave
will cross I'aclfic slope about Ma> 3
great central valleys 5, eastern see
lions 7. Cool wave will cross I'aciflc
slope about May li, great central val-
leys ft, eastern sections la
Temperatures of this disturbance
will average about normal and frosts
will be about the uverage of I ho season
reaching meridian Ha near May 0
llalus will continue to fail in southern
and eastern sections with a tendency
lo drouth In the middle northwest.
< 'ropweather of first half of May Is
expected lo be from fair lo good
south of the I'otouiuc, Ohio anil Mis-
souri rivers ami lu northeastern
stales, bill some parts of the middle
northwest, In and around lhe Uakotus
will not get sufficient rain. Hut a
considerable part of 111111 section lias
enough moisture in tin ground to ear
rt It thru Mas lu good condition The
most damaging pari of I lie May
drouth, lu tlie middle northwest, is
ex peel eil from Mill III lo 17
We insist that ull northern sections
of lhe agricultural World will have a
deficiency of moisture during tin crop
season of IHI5. Hill It should tie re-
membered thai lu a large proportion
of those northern agricultural sci
lions I lie soil w as well soaked with
wilier before lhe freeze last fall and
then was frozen deeply, many places
us much as six feet. When thai condl
Hon prevuils not much rain will be re
quired tu inuke the crops
On that mutter of a general dftfli
li'ticy of northern ralus most interest
centers in our middle northwestern
states, middle Canada and ull of Hus
siu. Wo are of opinion thut purts of
those countries Hint missed the ruins
lust Full will lie dumaged by the
Great prospcrlt.i Is assured for tills
continent except where war exists
Tho lime Is ul hand for this coiill
try, this continent, to lead in the
world's industries, progress and goner
al wellfaro. Now Is the lime ul tin
beginning of the crop season, for
every one lo do their best in producing
the things thut the human rnce must
have. Strike while the Iron Is hot
make hay while the sun shines, profit
by the misfortunes of other nations
II is not our fault; follow the advice
of these bulletins nnd you will be hap
py when the hurvosts are all garnered
In Melissa I ometery Will llo Ohaerv-
e«l Saturday. May I.
All Interested nre Invited to meet nl
the Melissa Cemetery Saturday, May
at I o'clock for tho purpose of
decorating the graves of all burled
there. I^d ull tuke notice and be on
hand to nld In this nnnuul event In
loving memory of the departed
friends, neighbors and loved ones
Dr. nml Mrs. ,T. C. Erwln have gone
Inve.'to Rochester, Minn., for a stay of
I about two week*.
Work on tho big Hill k Webb wure-
liouse 60 by 1 III feet In dimensions, is
moving steudll) forward under the di-
rection of Contractor J. W. Tlnsioy.
Hill iV Webb is one of the oldest tlrms
in the city. The business was estab-
lished twenty-one years ago and, with
the exception of two years. It has op-
erated under the same firm name ever
since. Two yours the business wus
operated ae a slock company. They
own a big elevator, corn mill, corn
sheller, big hay warehouse and bag
warehouse. Recently they have mov-
ed their ollice building, built a big
concrete conduit, leveled up anil are
otherwise Improving their valuable lot
which Is located Just east und ncrosn
the railroad nnd across East Louisiana
Street, south of the lilg new Collin
County Mill and Elevator Company's
plant. The firm nre large dealers In
grain, corn, liny and all kinds of feed-
The big now warehouse has a con-
crete foundation, concrete floor: Is
built of corrtiguted galvanized Iron
and covered with the same material.
It will be celled within. Its conveyor
and blevntor will bo provided with
electric motor power This big new
warehouse Is specially built for stor-
ing outs In large quantity nnd thous-
ands of bushels can be stored In It
The flrm ot Hill & Webb Is com-
posed of Hen Hill nnd J. W. Webb.
They do much towards helping Mc-
Klnney to keep up her reputation as
a market for wheat, oats, corn and
hay. They nre both enterprising busi-
ness men nnd when they get their
plant overhauled they will own a
modern plant of much value to our
city ns one of Its most Important In-
OM,V ONE OF ITS
Manager Paul McKenney of lhe
Texas ''otton Mill recently returned
from a business trip to New York and
Memphis, Tennessee. While In Mem-
phis ho attended the annual meeting
of the American Cotton Manufac-
turers' Association. Mr. McKenney
had boon away eight days.
In conversation with a reporter for
Tho Democrat-Gazette Tuesday
Mr. McKenney stated that tho
cotton mill will begin the erection of
a standard cotton mill wurcliouse
Wednesday morning. It will bo fiO
feet by 100 feet. This edifice will b*
used for storing raw cotton nnd pro-
ducts of tho mill or for storing other
Mr. McKenney stuled that some
new cards, now looms nnd other
machinery hnd been bought for the
mill. The looms ure for the purpoas
of mnklng checked cloth, and in th*
only one now In operntlon west of the
Mississippi river. This big mill la
now making denim, pin checks, ex-
press stripo nnd other kinds of cloth.
Every overall fnctory In Texas Is
using the product of this big munu-
facturlng Institution. Manager Mc-
Kenney's motto Is, "l,ot Texas Clothe
as well as Feed Herself."
GREATEST EN ROM ,M EVP IN ,
HISTORY OF St HOOl,
Moml.i) tnoinln>' Section Fore*
milii Jim I >a\I < of the liilerurliun,
found a mangled body on tho track*
of tlie II ,v T. railway, Immediately
■ as! of Hu.tli slop. Examination led
to l lie belief that the unfortunate
man was Charlie Johnson, a sou of
llaiiloii Johnson of l his i 11 >, and lint
remains were later delluilcl) Identl-
tied by Ml Johnson.
Tin* deceased went to Pallas over
the Iiilei*urlxiii Suiuiav morning, buy-
ing a round Hip ticket. II is suppos-
ed or it Is presumed, lliat deceased
inIsseil tlie last luterurbiin car out of
Mallas Sunday night, and was return-
ing on a freight l i-ii in over the II K T.
c when the tragical accident occur-
The bod\ was badly mangled and
crushed, almost beyond lilcnttltcutlou
The II. & 'I'. •'. northbound passen-
ger train, due hero at 9:40 o'clock
this morning, slopped at the scene of
tlie accident for about twenty minutes
but did not bring the body Into Mc-
Sheriff Albert McCuulcy went to
Alien as soon us untitled, look chul'go
of the remains and un Inquest was
held bj Justice of the Pence lliiKhstou
Beverley Hint afternoon. The rcmalna
were then turned over to J. c. Parker
of tlie Mnsslc undertaking establish-
ment to be prepared for burial,
I leeeiiscil Was II soil of IlltyiloU
Johnson of lliis clt\ He was about
L'J veal's of age. lie Worked at Bluo
Ridge last week on a brick bulhllllg
under course of construction there
lie was a member of the W. o. W.
and of the Bricklayers' Fnlon.
Was f'harllc Johnson murdered on
a freight train early Monday morn-
ing coming out or Dallas?
Some developments coming toi
light seem to Indicate thut ho ulay
have mel foul piny.
II Is slated that Johnson and
others from McKlnney failed t.i •
catch the Inst Interiirhau car out Of
Soullus Sunday night. It Is also stat-
ed that Johnson was known to have
boarded a northbound H. & T. C.
freight trnlu out of Dallus, and that,
when lust seen hud on a pair of mw
shoes, and hut, when last seen In
Dallus. When lie wus found early
Moniluy morning on the Houston A
Texas Central tracks at Buah Stop,
about r> miles south from thla elty,
that ho had on neither lint nor ahoeM,
II Is claimed, however that hla hat
and shoes were found in a box car In
the Denison yards.
There have been many theories ad-
vanced as lo the probable cnuso of
Ills death. one Is Hint Johnson
boarded tho freight, Intending to
come to McKlnney, und aftor lying
down In the box car divested him-
self of his hut and shoes. That ho
was either murdered, or thrown from
the box enr—which ho was riding,
and that a. northbound freight killed
him, because it has been learned that
passengers oil the- northbound pas-
senger (ruin, which passed over hla
body, was cold anil stiff In death
when picked lip.
By some It Is slated that he, at
limes, walked in his sleep. If thla
theory Is good, he might have gotten
up in his sleep, walked to the open
door lu tlie box cur aad fulling under
tlie wheels grinding htm to death.
II Is said that dectectlves are work-
ing on the ciise In Dallus. So far, no
decision has been rendered by Justlc®
Beverly, who held the inquest.
The exact way and tlmo Cliarllo
met his untimely death will probably
never be known. ,
WINN %'AM AHI.E PRIZE.
Popular Voting Drug Clerk Is Award-
ed Prize for Superior Salesmanship.
Ed Ritnnlon, salesman In the
North Side long Store Is wearing a
very line seventeen--Jewel Waltliam
watch In a gold case. This prize was
uwurilod to Ed by the manufacturers
of "Liquid Veneer" for Ills superior
qualities ns a salesman. Some time
ago this company offered thla prln to
the salesman selling the greatest
quantity of "Liquid Veneer" and Ed
got busy and won t he prlae. There la
not a more deserving young nUtt ta'1
McKlnney than Ed Runnlon, -Ma hag
been a hustler and money-maker
atatce he was big enough to get aboftt'
Many years igo Angus Hunter recog-
nized Ed as an exceptionally bright,
energetic and honest young mart and
gave him n position In the North
Side Drug Store and he has more
than made good at his position as
salesman. The many friends of this
young man rejoice at his continued
Prof. W. I, Yiirbrongh's school at
lllgglns dosed Tuesday. Prof. Yar-
brough was assls'eil by Miss Ida
Belle Davis. The term was ■ most
The North McKlnney Baptist Sun-
day School had n splendid day Sun-
day. Following Is report of the en
rollment, attendance, etc, of the
school as of April 1 Nth. 1915:
Number on roll, 4 17.
Attendance In the classes. -18ti.
In Home Department, t<5.
On Cradle Roll, fil.
Tills Is the greatest enrollment nnd
attendnnce In the history of tlie
church. The school has set 500 ns Its
goal by the first Sunday In May and
I we nre confident It will reach the
mark, for the children nre here nnd
our people "linve a nilnil to work."
A woman's mind Is as changeable na
| the shape of her hat.
I,ATl E MeCARI/EV DJEH
ON HIN ItTH BIRTHDAY
Hlue Ridge. Texas, April 21.—Tues-
day evening at about fi o'clock, while
footling stock In the barnynrd at tho
homo of his father near here, Claude
McCnrley fell down nml expired al-
Heath came to him on Ills nine-
Ileeeased was n son of R. R. (Or
Coon) McCnrley, who Is one of the
most substantial citizens of the niuo
Ridge country. Ho wus an excellent
young man. of good habits and char-
acter and his sudden death Itna cast
a deep gloom over the entire comniu*
Claude had been complaining for
several days, and while In town a
short while before hla suddm end he
complained of being cold. He return*
ed home and soon Ills death wan an*
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 22, 1915, newspaper, April 22, 1915; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth293224/m1/1/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.