The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 8, 1920 Page: 3 of 12
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THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT GAZETTE, THURSDAY, JANI ARY 8, 1950.
ROTARY CLUB !
rhe McKlniif> Rotur) Club, recog-
| tilling the advaniage of a lull urid
complete count ot our citizens in the
' Aturiecnth decennial census now un
Jiler way, parsed a resolution conipli-
iteming the Daily Courler-Ouxctte tor
Its efforts to procure h complete i*n
illiuin! ot the residents of this cit>
ind pledged the individual aid of eacn
lember in such work at the regular
reekiy meeting and noonday luncheon
the dining room of the First Hap-
lift church Friday, Ai- usual the In
|le« of that church served a most Hp-
^etizini! and sumptuous luncheon to
President J ,\ R<>unire< presided in
bis usual happy M>le. Secretary Will
I. Rhea a- in his accustomed place
lnd^i>ad the minutes of the previous
ax Min- and periormed his oilier du-
ties in 111- charadei i.- c pi a-lllg inn.
Iter Mr Rhea i- making a ver> c
|cielit secr< tary for ilie Club He i-
IIOSl diligent ; Till i ll> III 111 c ll III IlllikitV
fre pa ration* foi 'he weekly noon-dii>
inches initiating i>ians for the en-
J-r1 illilili 111 ;i 111 I 11 i \ e'1 ion of I In I In
Im.X Mii-'urni .1: p i; for 1 I vie im
iroveup nt^ and !■•'! a 1 • 1 ■ t.; under
At lite Frill- "I* ilwr of 'til IJe
lur> t'lnh a numlier of 1 Mi rprlsex and
jiltblb 11 .pro "II1 I ' eoo 1 ii I"
■e-Kiniiey wi 1 discussed. Also
t'hiilriiian lleiit. \V. Warm 11 ot 1
[■otiuilillei on |i! .n- and platform- it'
jinHled a report of the i< 'ill of th-
iol e of each 111! till" '•!! ! ll■ e pulil i
uterprlses. A copy of report fo!
'11 1 he Rotary ('lub
We, your 1 01111111'I-"', to whom vnu
referred certain propo it ton i"i l
ilicalion in the order of their import-
litiee, based on tin volt ot tin clu!)
members, re-|je«'tinll\ report thai tlii
Mile thill till consider lie ubjec'
I Aelicli'd ill the following order-
[7 1st. That 11 parking plan Itould b
secured lot automobiles and other ve-
2nd. Thai a innrliet piece should b
procured for the ptiiclia.'-c and ale of
ttatm products and other property.
* 3rd. That an auditorium should b"
erected for tin benefit of the commu-
•II h. That the city should have uni-
form awnings and signs.
HENRY VV. WARDRN,
f'h'm l'lan« and flat form Com.
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The resolution commending The
1 tally Courier (lastei10 for its efforts in
behalf of a complete and correct ( eii-
suh, which was adopted, follows:
Resolved, That tho Conrior-tia/.olte
be complimented for its efforts to se-
cure a correct count In tlie census thai
Is taken this month. He It fur-
Resolved, That each member of the
Rotary Club use his bent efforts to as-
sist in seen ring for McKlnney a fair
and lull count in the census taking.
HKNRY \V WARHKN.
Ch'm I'liins and I'lalfortn Com.
The Club pledged Its co-operation
[o the Mayor and city officials in pro-
urine a correct census of our city.
W. B. NfcWHOMK TI.NAM BI'YS
FAItM OF Ills OWN
Milt Walters and family, who have
been tenants on one of VV. H. Now-
Home's farina, South of Mclxinncy, for
sixteen years left McKinnoy Friday
lor Uunii.it), located ill Collie county,
West Texan, where Mr. Walters owns
a two bundled acre farm wlileh lie
bought two years ago. Tile farm lias
paid him good rent both years lie has
iwncd it. lie lilies Unit section of tie
,ato and goes there IjecaiiHe the land !
b ohoap'-r hihI to H' I- biiii a home.
His married daughter and husband, |
Imin Thomas ami 'wife of Wriltliiview
left With them to also make then
home iu ''oiile County. Mr. Walters,
stated that W. 15. No who mo was as I
W#1 a landlord as ho ever knew ami
he end not leave him until he was
able to ourchase him a home of Ills
own. Mr. Walters has been a resident
of Collin County for tweniy three
f > nrs and has a host of friends nml
acquaintances who regret to see him
lenve. Mr. Walters before .caving call-
ed to have the Weekly l emocrnt-Oa-
aotte changed from (lie old add reus
Route 2, McKinnoy, to his new ad-
dress nt llunlap ,Texn*.
IIAYIH'KN VINT* MoKINXI'V
FHIK.M S BltlKll.Y MONDAY
Congressman Sum Rayhtirn of
Washington, 1>. C„ who ban been
■pending the holidays with his par-
1 ents and others relatives and friends
nAawi old home In Honhatn, spent
jwnYrday night and Sunday In Pallas
I the guest of bis slater, Mrs. W. A.
Thomas and husband, and stopped off
In McKlnney Monday while en route
to Honttpm, to spend a few hours
moetlriir 'lis obi friends. Mr. Itnyburn
v ill leave Wednesday or Thursday for
Washington where lie will resume his
duties as Congressman from tills dis-
F.\!?Ml-:tH «;I\ 1 '•<
PAi tdlTi its (ill-is «11' VAl t.1
R D. It "Cells this week pri rented
Id his da ugh 11 rs a gift Ibat would
I total $ll |.'ni(i.on If it Were converted
I Into e i-.li. The gift is bind and illvld-
| I'd as follows:
One hundred and sixty acres to
[Mrs. Mattle liavtcr. the larm known
Ills tile V.'ilsi : place, valued at
one hundred and sl\t\ acres to ,
Mr«. I '■ e 1 r 1 Monti:.>m rv. Ill - farm lie- I
[lug the same that George Montgom-
f Ills 11 \ eil ell ll.e oast lew * ears,
valued at 9:<2,000. Frisco Journal.
Arc llome Front 1'aris.
11. P. Mouzon, wife and children,
II. D. .'r,, and Dorothy, have returned
from quite a pleasant holiday visit to
/' home of Mrs. Mouiion's sister. Mrs i
^ Jfceorge rratt, and family at 1'arls.
We have a few odd lots of Winter Goods we want to clean out before Spring
Goods arrive, so offer to our trade and the surrounding territory this opportuni-
ty of buying seasonable merchandise at these—
Real Reductions In Prices
Suits ... $ .85
Suits ... 1.45
Suits . . . $ .95
$1.25 Drawers . $ .95
$7.50 Quality . .$5.95
$5.00 Quality . . 3.95
$2.50 Quality . . 1.95
$2.00 Quality . . 1.65
$7.50 Quality . .$5.75
1 MEN'S TIES
$2.00 Quality . .$1.65
$1.50 Quality . . 1.15
$1.00 Quality . . .85
$15.00 Quality .$12.95
$10.00 Quality. 8.95
$12.50 Quality .$10.95
$ 4.50 Quality. 3.15
$ 3.50 Quality. 2.95
$2.50 Quality. 1.95
Men's AND BOYS'
$3.50 Quality . .$2.95
$3.00 Quality. . 2.45
$1.00 Corduroy. .75
$ .75 Corduroy . .50
BOY SCOUT SUITS
$7.50 Quality . .$5.65
BOYS' ODD PANTS
$5.00 Quality . .$4.35
$4.50 Quality . . 3.95
$3.50 Quality . . 2.95
$ 5.00 Quality . 3.95
$ 3.00 Quality . 2.45
Hand Bags and
These prices do not apply to our entire slock but as above stated, only to the lots
we wish to close out. All reductions will be marked in plain figures.
Mm. J. Ollle Mmlth la visiting Mr.
!'■ slater ml Rusk, Texas.
These Prices to Be in Effect Saturday Jan. 10
MEN FORM NEW LAW
to nier service men hav*
i i..tv partnership in Mcklif
of Hmlth A
ncy. The in in i« that
lt« es lomposcd of Hon. Owen I'.
Smith . f Mi lvlnne> and lion. John
11 Ite.Ill Josephine. Tacy hnvti
their oilier on South Tennessee street,
Th-se young lllell arc Iwo ol t'olllll
count) bi'icfktcst young attorneys,
Mr. Sin:iIt Is ii son of .IuiIko O. It.
Smith of (Ills I'llj ami was |>orn anil
reared here. ||(> served durtuir the
war in the lutclllKencc department at
Washington. I (• Mr. Smith bad tft'O
brothels, v ho scried Willi the Ameri-
can l'Npeilltionar> forces In Franco -
Messi • Will and I« u is Smith. The
lalti r die I from Inllm nxa while over-
♦ ♦ ♦
Itcccheil N Medal- for Itriltorv.
Mi II. es. lift tin' States for over-
seas Willi itir Thlrti sixth Division,
md w in mans so* i'i o engaifenienIM
:.|nsl In f no the close of the world
jwar. lie is vi'ii niodesl in speaUlug
of |iw servlcis alirond lull the reader*
of Una pap 'i will In' plrased to know
thai lie was iihi n al least clirtit med-
als for braven exlilldled in action
while on the lull I le front. II" was a
•erc.iint in the army and was dec-
orali d with the 111 s I liiirillsheil Service
i'ii' m lie was also c.lvrn the I'Yenetl
Mi da I and the I'rolx do tlui ire, the
Italian cross and others.
Ilofore enlerlne Ibe service Si rgl.
Ileese was Coiinlv \11•• i • \ al Kar-
well, ee ll ll I' si ll ot I' line, colllltV.
I Hi' elllered Ibe sen In as a private
(I « amp I low le. 1'iii't W ol'l h
Mr lie.-. I" a ..ii id' ,\lr and Mrs.
It I' lleesc of .1 t 11• 11lie.
I! (' Un '• I *l.i' ef i 11 11cese,
ha I i . ii llvlni: in Collin county for
the 11;i .1 forlv M'iiim lie cnilie to
tlil' county from Arkansas, and for
11 n years was a citizen of the Wylle
coiimuiinltv. |i'or Ibe past thirty
years he has Inieu llvliur at .losephlne,
Mr Ileese plowed on I lie land now
occupied by the thriving little town
of Wvlle. Ills brother A. J. '(Oils)
Ileese was the first, merchant nt
Wylle he having opened a little
store al the cross roads, about olie-
fnurth mile soulh of the business seo-
Iliin of that town, which was known
as Nlekelvllle. Shortly after be em-
harked in business one or two other
slores were creeled and Ihe name of
the town ehaiiKed to Wylle.
II. I . Mill WIN <i<n:s WITH
I'MON DI1NTIUI, l.ll-'M
II 11. Mon/.on of tills city has ac-
cepted a position as superintendent
a wills of Texas for the Union Central
I.lie Insurance I'ompuny, one of the
largest and most popular life insur-
ance companies of the United States.
This great company lutN more than
three limes the I/'ifa I Unserve on
Texas policies invested In Texan se-
curities. The Union Central's policy
ontract contains all the up-lo-dat#
features of conservative life Insur-
ance. The Union Central's Invest-
ments are in carefully selected first
mortiigo loan on improved farm*.
Thousands of dollars of its funds are
loaned to farmers III Collin county.
The policy holders of the Union Cen-
tral share annually in the profits of
II securing Insiiiance at Ui
very low net cost.
Mr. Monzon will also wrl'o insur-
ance as well as appoint and superin-
tend agencies. Ills duties will con-
tinue in rei|uire him to travel exten-
••ivclv ever the state, bill McKlnney
will remain Ibe home of his family
anl In will spend pracltenlly all of
Ills Sundays I home and some of tho
week days This is a retiponslbe po-
sition for Mr. Moiiy,on who Is admir-
ably i|ii: 111'icil to lliect lis duties and
|i< i I'm iii tlieiu Kor 1 llpast five
years he has been commissioner of
the Southern Methodist University of
I ialias din ing which liuie lie has
travel. | extensively over the stattt
and handled thousands of dollars for
that lnslltlit.ini. lie tenderel hit!
resigna'len I'lsuit three months ago
efl'ecllve .latiuary I, In order to ac-
cept the attractive business Offer of
the Union Central l.lfe Company.
INSTITI TK 11)11 I'lll'.ACIIUltS AT
ii it si m irnionisi ciiiiicH.
A district preachers' Institute will
be held In the First Methodist churoh
at McKlnney Thursday and Friday,
January s and 9, convening at 0:30
a. m. Thursday. The Institute will be
held by Ulsliop W. N. Alnsworth ol
Austin for the benefit of tho ;iistnni
of the M. K Church, Houth, of both
McKlnney and Sherman district*.
While the institute Is primarily for
the benefits of the pastors only vot
;tho Ulsliop will preach at thu church
iThuraday night nt 7:30 o'clock, *n the
] pastor, the Hev. J. Bam Mamus, an-
.nounces, to which Ihe public general-
ly is Invited. Ilishop Ainsworlh Ih a
gifted speaker and prominent In eo-
clesiaslic.il crleles and a preacher of
more than usual ability. Uev. Uarcug
re<|uifts his members or any frietid
desiring to entertain nny of the preach-
ers dm loir their stay In McKlnney to
pi in him and he will make the a«-
siifnnii-nt as niiuested If possible.
M' Kinney always acquits herself
with credit as a hostess and will do
so a- (in on this occasion.
Tola- M' llonnlil falls On I s.
Toll. Mcliouald, fine man and good
friend ot onr, drops In on us. order-
Ins tin l.'g Weekly Petnoerat-(ln •
/ettc for I! C11. (Had to gel friend
Tube on our lot; lis1 fie lives near
Weston. Is a Mi; land owner and a
, mote y-lita l>. r. Thanks. Tolie; coniQ
come in and see us often.
ilully Hull ItencilU NlilN'rlhu.
It. Ij. Iteneau of New Hope enrolls
for the A'eekly Iiemocrat-Oaxette for
the > nsuing year. Boh Tieneau la aa
straight as a die and nlwaya aa happy
and cheerful aa a bride In Jui*. He la
a aon of A. U Reneau of MeKJnnay,
one of the moat honored older cIUhm
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 8, 1920, newspaper, January 8, 1920; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth293259/m1/3/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.