The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 29, 1920 Page: 1 of 12
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THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR (Established February 1. IBM)
HuKlNNEY, COLIJJf COUNTY, TEXAS. THURSDAY JULY, 2 , IMO.
12 PAGES THIS WEEK
, VOTE IN COUNTY
Persupa one of the most interesting
primary Sections in years has passed
into history. The July 24 primary
brought out a total of 6,597 votes In
Following 1h tho Collin county vote
for governor In the primary election
Bailey's plurality over nearest op-
ponent, Neff. #08 votes.
Mr. Bailey recolved a plurality in
29 boxes In the county. He received a
I clear majority In fifteen boxes In the
county, which wero Pike, Josephine,
I^ebanon, Murphy, Copevllle, North
Farmersvllle, Frisco, Climax, Snow
Hill. "Westminster, Weston, Parker.
Mr. Neff carried the four McKln-
ney boxes over Bailey, the vote being
distributed as follows: Thomason 370,
Neff 614, Looney 207 and Bailey
465. Mr, Neff received a plurality of
14# votes over Mr. Bailey in the four
Pat M. Neff carried nine boxes and
tied three. Mr. Thomason carried one
box. Ithea Mills. Mr. Bailey tlod
J. W. Bailey recolved 41 per cent
plus of the totul vote In Colhn Coun-
With returns In from every voting
box in Collin county, all political races
in Collin county have been decided.
Those who had opposition have been
elected as follows: Sam Neathery,
chairman Collin County Democratic
Executive, Committee; W. S. Smith,
county superintendent; Ed Blakeman.
sheriff; Willie Sutherland, Justice of
the Peace Precinct No. 1; Jim Hol-
landsworth, constable precinct No. 1;
J. H. Sneed, representative.
Those elected without opposition
were: R. E. Holsonbake. county clerk;
Mrs. Alice Taylor^ district clerk; F
E. Wilcox, district Judge; F. O. Board,
tax assessor; W. M. Shirley, county
In the run-off the following will
make the race: For County Judge, R.
L. Moulden and T. O. Murray.
For Tux Collector, W. M. Burgese.
and A. T. Raper. For public weigher,
precinct No. 1, J. T. Bell and J. W.
Woodvllle J. Rogers of Cotlln
county will be In the Aug. 28 primary
with Joe H. Thompson of Hunt
Congressman Sam Rayburn was
elected over Ed Westbrook. C. B.
Mlxon was nominated Commissioner
Precinct No. 1, with no opposition.
W. J. Robblns of l'lano was nominat-
ed Commissioner of precinct 2, with
no opposition. There wlil be run-offs
In County Commissioners precincts 2
and 3. No. 2 Ed Oeren and Homer L.
Coffey. In precinct 3, R. L. McLeod
and C. V. Adams.
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Voto In Oountjr.
Totals of the state and county races
in this county are:
For Governor—Robert B. Thomas,
on 914, Pat M. Neff 1861, B. F. Looney
1073, Jos. W. Bailey 2769.
For Lieutenant Governor—I. W.
Culp 940, W, A. Johnson 1270,
Lynch Davidson, 1509, R. B. Humph-
rey 942, J. C. McNoalus 643.
For Court Criminals—W. L. David-
son 4333, F. B. Martin 1487.
For Suprome Court— William E.
Hawkins 1667, William Plerson 3466,
William M. Key 648.
For Commissioner of Agriculture —
Geo. B, Terrell 3299, Sam II. Dixon
For Railroad Commissioner Earl
11. Mayfleld 4003, John L. Andrews
For Comptroller Public Accounts—
Lon A. Smith 2777, Mark L. Wlgln-
For Court Civil Appeals 6th Su-
premo Judicial District—II. B. Davlss
2489, J. M. Talbot 334 1.
For Congress 4th District-—Sam
Rayburn 3718, Ed Westbrook 2370.
For State Senator 6th District—
Marvin P. McCoy 861. Joe H. Thomp-
son 1181, R. D. Thompson 249, Wood-
vllle J. Rogers 4834.
For Local Representative—,T. H.
Sneed 3372, F. P. Shrador 2964.
For County Judge—Martin Kindle
869, R. L. Moulden 2694, T. O. Mur-
ray 2362, Mort W. Muse 664
For Sheriff—Tip Euds 2191, Ed
For Tax Collector— Joes M. Rlck-
erson 1785, Sam Vermillion 1131, Will
M. Burgess 1961. A. T. Raper 1822.
For County Superintendent -Mrs.
W. T. Beverly 263 1, W. 8. Smith 391 S
For County Chiilrman Democratic
Exerutlve Committee—Sam Neathery
3038, H. E. Morgan 27 42.
For County Commissioner Preit.
No. 2—J. W. McDonald 418, Homer
I,. Coffey 446, W. E. Bo wen 4 25, Ed
For County Commissioner Prect.
jkjo. 3—R. C. McLeod 609, C. V.
Adams 418, W. S. Grahrm 336.
For Justice Peace Precinct No. 1—
Harry T. Shaw 971, Willie Sutherland
For Constable Precinct No. 1— Jim
Sparlln 983. Jim Hollandsworth 1129.
For Public WelRher, Precinct No
1—Emmett M. Kennedy 676, J. W
McElwnln 678, J. T. Bell 998.
For Constable Precinct 3)—B. W.
Wright 187, J. W. Hendricks 79.
For Public Weigher Precinct 7—W.
T. Glllls 221, H. L. Watklns 18i.
For Home Ownership 1636, Against
Home Ownership 98«.
WATSON TO PREACH AT
VINEY GROVE NO. 1
The Rev. B. F. Watson of thle olty
will preach at Vlnsy Grove No. 1,
eoven miles northeast of McKlnney,
Sunday at 4 o'clock.
Promptly at 7 o'clock Saturday
night the crowds commenced to gath-
er around the election board which
was arranged on the west wall of the
1* V. Graves & Co. store on North
Tennessee street and in a very short
time the largest crowd ever assembled
to receive election returns in Mc-
Klnney wus aeon about the board.
People pushed and Jammed their way
through the great mass of humanity,
eurgerly c run in;- their necks to get a
glimpse of some figures on some fa-
vorite candidate. Some of the races
being very close the crowd seemed to
grow larger until almost midnight. At
3 o'clock Sunday morning there were
yet perhaps fifty people gazing at thei
mass of flgurt* on the black canvass.
While this was going on there wore a
number of tired election officers In
tho southeast room of the court house
counting the votes In that box and not
a great while before the dawn of day
the faithful workers handed out thei
slip bearing tho vote from that city
box. This was pluced on the election
The reports from tho various boxes
were received at the ofnee of The
Dally Courier-Gazette and Weekly
Democrat-Gazctte, mostly by tele-
phony and were then rushed to the
It was a lively crowd that gathered
to get tho news. At times there would
so up yells like those of a Comanche
Indian and occasionally a few hats
could be seen sailing in the air.
Renner w:is the first box in the
county to report, this coming In only
a few minutes after 7 o'clock. By
Monday morning every box in the
county had mude a report of the votes
ROGERS LEADS THOMPSON IN
Emory, Texas, July 26.—In the
state Senator's race here Joe H.
Thompson recelvd 269, and Woodvllle
J. Rogers 896 votes.
The above Is a telegram sent by Qus
Allen well known Emory business
man and a former citizen of McKln-
WERE CHOSEN SATURDAY
Precinct conventions were held at
2 o'clock Saturday afternoon In the 4
Voting boxes of the city, at whicl.
delegates t> the ctuiity *)ivti t' n
were name J. 'i he ; unty <• >rw#. tl« l
will be ho.d .1 McKlnney, Sulut-hiy
Following are tho delegates from
each box. It Is a solid antl-Balley dele-
Northwest McKlnney No. 1—Sam
Neathery, Henry Miller, Ed Brown,
Jack Sportsman, E. W. Sweeney. Mrs.
L. C. Clifton, Mrs. J. S. Heard, W. C.
Southwest McKlnney No. 2—-Dele-
gates—Yuney Powell, W. E. Williams,
R. E. Crockett, Mrs. F. C. Thompson
Alternates: L. A Sears, O. M. 0!Jdt!.v d.
G. R. Smith. Clint Thompson.
Southeast McKlnney No. 3—Mrs. E.
L Burton, Mrs. II. A. McDonald, John
Enloe, Rev. Abe Enloe, J. Ed Rhea,
R. L. Jackson, C. W. Wallls and T. L.
Northeast McKlnney No. 4—Dele-
gates: J. L. Doggett and Sterling St ff.
Alternates: Mrs. R. E. Llttlejohn and
Mrs. Avo Apple Hutchlus.
W. H. Rucker and Dr. J. H. Callo-
way, two substantial Wylle citizens,
were here Saturday night to get '.ite
elii -ticn returns. They spent the 'il*ht
hote. Mr. Ilucker stated that the pre-
cinct convention held at Wylle Satur-
day afternoon elected pro-Ballev dele-
gates to tho county convention hore
PARMERKVILLE IS STRONG
Farmersvllle, the strongest Bailey
box In Collin Ooutity, at the precinct
convention held last Saturday elect-
ed, without opposition, an entire dele-
gation of Bailoy men as representa-
ti\es at the county convention to be
hold In McKlnney next Saturday.
Farmersville gave Mr. Bailey 337
j votes while all tho other candidates
combined received but 888, giving
Bailey a clear majority of three votes
over all three candidates for governor.
Tho vote at FarmorsvlUo stood
Thomason 42, Neff 168, Looney 124,
11AI LEY DELEGATES
J. M. Gay and Bud Brown of Nevada
were elected delegates to the county
convention hore next Saturday by the
precinct convention at Nevada held
last Saturday. Both aro supporters of
SON < F CELINA MAN
DROWNED IN liAKE WORTH
Jim linsslter, son of J, M. lAsslter
of Cellna, mot death by drowning in
lAke Worth near Fort Worth Sun-
day. Ho was 21 years of age, Ho
was a brother of Frank Ijassiter, busi-
ness associate of Walter Parvln, live-
stock man of Cellna and West Collin.
The body was shipped to Pilot
Point for burial, which was made at
10 o'clock Monday morning.
Mrs. J. Lyn Hunter and son I^uls
Scott Wtlkerson arrived Monday after-
noon from Austin for a brief visit in
tho home of Mr, and Mrs. L. A.
LITTLE CHANGE IN
STANDING OF BAILEY
AND NEFF SHOWN
Dallas, Texas, July 28.—From the
more or loss complete return's received
from the Saturday election it ap-
pears as if thone will be little change
in tho standing of Bailey and Neff.
the two leading candidates, who will
participate In the run-off In the or-
der mentioned. That the total vote
will not be In excess of 440,000 Is in-
dicated by tho reports of the Texai
Election Bureau, as nearly 400,000
votes have been accounted for with
Incomplete boxes gradually becoming
Little more than one-half of the
votes cast during the election two
years ago have been totaled and the
final result Is not expected to be mora
ihnn 66 per cent. A comparison of
the returns in 1918 show 75,632 were
cast In tho lust election while 116.704
voles were registered two years ago.
As the forty-five counties are repre-
sentative of the State as an average
It may be assumed that not more
than 66 per cent of tho 1918 vote
has been cast this year.
The above results show that less
than half tho potential voting
strength of the State Is Indicated In
tho total and that the proportion Is
lower than uninteresting electlorte in
The total number of poll taxes and
of election privileges Is 807,684 aa
compared wlfli 703,675 two years ago,
the total for 1920 Including both
mule and f?male. Returned soldlera
may vote upon presentation of their
discharges. Including these the es-
timate of tho voting strength of Texas
In 1920 Is placed by the Texas Elec-
tion Bureau at 1,000,000.
latest totals In the race for Gov-
ernor, Including 241 counties, give
Bailey 135,316, Looney 44,630, Nefr
130,197, Thomason 89,850. The
Election Bureau has accounted for a
totul of 399.983.
THOMASON WILL VOTE FOR
NEFF FOR GOVERNOR
The statement of Mr. Thomason la
"I am deeply gruteful to my friends
for their generous support. I have no
excuses or apologies to make for my
defeat. The Democrats have spoken
and their verdict is cheerfully accept-
ed. I am pleased to have received the
generous support that was accorded
rue In ull sections' of Texas. In the
run-off election my friends, of course,
are privileged to support tlie man of
their choice. -
"As for myself I do not wish any-
body to misunderstand my position.
"In view of the fight I made In
Cooke County us well as In behalf of
the National Democratic administra-
tion, 1 can not support Mr. Bailey.
"Regardless of developments In the
reccnt campaign, I place the interest
of my stato and the success of the
Democratic party above everything
"I shall therefore support Mr. Neff
"I will take no active part In the
next primary," said Mr. Thomason. "1
am going back to El Paso, whore I
will resume by connection with my
law firm. I am going to give Mr.
Neff my voto and urge my friends to
give him the samo consideration.
"It Is impossible to thank all my
friends for tholr kindness and appre-
ciation shown me. but I want to con-
voy this message to all: Vote for the
man avhoso principles aro for tho bet-
torment of Texas. Study Mr. Neffs
qtialcltlons nnd do the same concern-
ing Mr. Bailey. You will see a vast
difference. Then voto according fo
your own good Judgment."
IjOONEY TERMS BAILEY ENE-
MY OF DEMOCRAT PARTY
Following is the statement given
out yesterday by Mr. Looney:
"I would no mora think of support-
ing Bailey than any othor enemy
who has tried to destroy tho Demo-
cratic party. Ho has forfeited all
claims on Democrats. His triumph
would be the triumph of forces In
government that I have opposed all
my life. Certainly I will not surren-
der now. In order to stop specula-
tion as to my position I make this de-
ROGERS MADE SPECTACULAR
RACE FOR SENATORS!!!!*
Woodvllle J. Rogers ran a spocuta-
culur race for Stato Senator. His to-
tal voto In tho district was 6,225. His
nearest oppinent, Joo H. Thompson,
recoivod 3,992. Rogers carried Rains
county, seven boxes In Hunt county
including Merit, Caddo Mills and
Quintan and ran second in seven
other boxes lncludliiK Commerce,
Campbell and Floyd, lie tied Joe II.
Thompson at Mexico, each receiving
36 votes. He lost Campbell by 8 votes
and lost box No. 4 8 at Commerce by
only 6 votes. Mr. Rogers carried ov-
ory box In Collin county with a ma-
jority of nearly two to one over all
RAIMWUL 1 1.2 INCHES HERE.
The precipitation In McKlnney
Tuesday afternoon and night, ac-
cording to B. P. Skeleton, local gov-
ernment weather observer was one
and .67 Inches. Since his report
another hard rain fell Wednosdajr
The rain was good on corn and truck
and garden*. Cotton, farmers say wit
be benefitted by the rain, although It
was doing nicely before the rain. The
rain, some say, will probably cause
the plant to shod aome of Its fruit,
forms and squares, but It will put on
mors fruit as a rssult cf the rain.
Dallus, Texan, July 28.—Thprc are
many reasons why Pat Neff, and
not Mr. Bulley, should be nominated
in tho second primary for the office
of Governor. These are sotue of
- 1. The Constitution requires the
Governor to have been u resident of
the State for at least five years. Mr.
Bailey has not resided in Texas for
nine years or more.
2. The law contemplates that any
man nominated by the Democratic
party to be Governor should be a
Democrat. As to whether Mr. Bailey
is a Democrat must depend on def-
initions. I understand a Democrat
to be one who believes in the"~~party
creed, and who pledges himself to
vote the party ticket. If Mr. Bailey's
public utterunces are to bo credited,
and I am assuming they are, he does
not believe in the Democratic plat-
form udopted at Sun Francisco, but
utterly repudiates it, In this: That he
does not believe in the Federal Re-
serve Bank system, the Land and
Loan Bank, woman suffrage; he does
not believe that we Bhould have en-
tered the war with Germany, and he
does nqt believe that we should have
prosecuted it so vigorously, but that
we should only have sent over- about
a million of men. I know that there
are those who Insist that a man may
be a Democrat and repudiate Us plat-
form. It Is as Impossible for a man
to be a Democrat und repudiate the
platform as it is to be a Christian and
lepudiute tho Naxarene. Recurring
again to Mr. Bailey's public utter-
ances, and I quote from no others, he
does not fill the second requirement;
that is, he Is not pledged to support
the nominees of the party. On the
contrary, he has publicly pledged
himself not to support the nominee
of the party if he happens to be in
uccord with Woodrow Wilson and
others named* On his pilgrimage to
Texas last year, when he had it in
his mind to organise a new party, he
announced that he never would vote
for any man who agreed with Wood-
row Wilson, Morris Sheppard and
Cyclone Davis, assuming that the
three believed in the same general
propositions. Pat Neff believes with
Wilson. Mr. Bailey, therefore, stands
pledged to the proposition that he
can not and will not vote for him in
the event that he should be success-
ful. That prevents his being a Demo-
crat, because he neither has the
Democratic faith nor will he indulge
in the Democratic practice of voting
the ticket. He should have no place
In a Democratic primary. In addi-
tion to all this, he Just closed a cam-
paign In which he was most glori-
ously defeated, in which he sought
to repudiuto national Democracy
and announced in a public speech. If
the newspapers are to be credited,
that "If he lost that fight the Demo-
cracy of Texas was dead."
3. If tho Democrats shall nominate
Bailey they will be embarrassed by
the fact that during tho war struggle
he did nothing to help the cause
along. He made no Red Cross speech-
es; he made no appeal to the citizens
to buy Liberty bonds. Pat Neff pur-
sued a different course. He looked
across the ocean into France and
Flanders and saw the new-made
graves into which the mangled forms
of our brave boys were laid, and hje
thought that If they could give their
ilven for the salvation of the world
the man with money could afford to
give up a few paltry dollars for the
same great and holy cause. The
Democrats will not have to apologize,
!' Put Neff Is nominated, for going
nto the war to maintain tli© free-
dom of the seas. Bailey will bo em-
barrassed by his position that we had
no light to ko Into the war; that It
was all wrong. Once In the war, tho
Democrats approve the course of
Woodrow Wilson In putting all of tho
American energy behind it to win it.
Bailey thought wo ought to have
limited ourselves to one million of
men, even after we found It necessary
to go In. The red-blooded Democrats
-yea, tho red-blooded Republicans—
will agree that when Uncle Sam want
into that war he should have gone
with his full power, as he did, to
make success certain.
Would it not be a monstrous thing
to do, after having nominated Cox
and Roosevelt, who believe in the
same things that Wilson believes In,
who are fighting for the same things
for which Wilson is fighting, now to
nominate a candidate for Governor
who believes Just the opposite?
It would bring Joy to the hearts of
tho Republicans when they read that
Texas, the Gibraltar of Democracy,
has repudiated Cox and Roosevelt nnd
has planted Itself upon the platform
of tho Republicans. Tho Republicans
In every doubtful State will take re-
newed courage and victory,, ff not en-
tirely prevented, will be made very
much more difficult. The. Democracy
can not oven consider voting for Bai-
ley unless they nlso vote for Harding.
Tho question of open shop or closed
shop is not Involved. Neither Neff
nor Bailey can help or hinder thnt
proposition by any official aid of
theirs. Hobby dealt with that at
Galveston. All other executives can
do tho same now; their powers are
M. M. CR-XNE.
The twenty-first annual cele-
bration of the Collin County Ex-
Confederate* aiul Old Settlers
Picnic and Reunion Amik'IuiIoii
iK-gan In McKinnoy Thursday
morning, after having been post-
|XTncd a day bccause of rain. The
picnic was oiiencd wtth a street
parade under direction of the Ro-
tary Club.. Tlie picnic is being
held on the Association's ground*
Just east of railway passenger
station hi East McKlnney.. The
picnic w'll continue three days—
Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
NOT IN BIG TABLE
For County Commissioner Precinct 1.
C. B. Mlxon 164 8
For Commissioner Precinct 2.
J. W. McDonald 418
Homer L. Coffey 443
W. El Brown 42o
R. E. Geren 677
For Commissioner Precinct .1,
It. C. McLeod 640
C. V. Adams 418
W. S. Graham 325
For Commissioner, Precinct 4.
W. J. Robblns 775
For Justice Peace, Precinct 1.
Hurry Shaw ....J 971
Willie Sutherland 1330
For ('ousUtblc, Precinct 1.
Jim Sparlln 1068
Jim Hollandsworth 1147
For Public Weigher, Precinct 1.
Emmett M. Kennedy 575
J. W. Mcllwain 578
J. T. Bell 993
For Justice of Peace, Prcclnct 2.
H. M. Peak 473
For Public Weigher, Precinct 2.
V. A. Hartman . 56
For Justice of Peace, Precinct 3.
C. W. Hardaday . .85
For Constable, Precinct 3.
B. Wr. Wright 187
J. W. Hendrlx 79
For Public Weigher, Precinct 3.
J. S. Tliomas 83
For Justice of Peace, Precinct 4.
J. F. Wester 3ie
For Constable, Precinct 4.
Chas L. Neeley 425
For Public Weigher, Precinct 4.
T. J. McAdams 436
For Justice of Peace, Product 5.
W. D. McFarlln ,.30tt
For Constable, Precinct 5.
R. L. Gallagher .' 306
For I*ubile Weigher, Precinct 5.
T. J. Steenson •....S10
For Public Weigher, Precinct No, 7.
W. T. Glllls 113.
H. L. Watklns ,k 14 2
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FOSTER'S WEATHER BULLETIN
Copyrighted 1919 by W. T. Posts*
111 HI li ■' M IH | | 1 | | | I I I 1 I I
Washington, D. C.. July 29.—(Warn*
waves will reach Vancouver, B. C.,
about Aug. 2, 7, 14, 21, and tempera-
tures will rise on all the Pacific slope.
They will cross crest of Rockies by
JIM ItECER DIES AT
HOME IN CLIMAX
[REVIVAL MEETING CLOSED
AT CLIMAX CHURCH OF CHRIST
The Rev. "Wm. R. Wolfrum of Gun-
ter has closed a successful revival
meeting at the Church of Christ at
Climax, east of McKlnney. Hs hao
nineteen additions to the church.
Jim Recer, aged 27 years, died at
his home three miles north of Cllmnx
Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock
following an operation for appendicit-
is Tuesday morning. Deceased leaves
a wife and two daughters and one son
He Is nlso survived by his mother,
Mrs. Lola Recer, who lives In McKln-
ney and by tho following brothers and
sisters: Tully Recer, McKlnney, Char-
He Recer and Chief Recer of Cllmav •
Mrs. Klta Sullvan, Climax; Mrs. Iva
Womble_ Denlson and Mrs. Ruby Gay
of Princeton. Burial will be made to-
day (Thursday) at Climax. Fun-
eral services will be conducted at the
residence of tho deceased Thursday
afternoon. He was a member of the
W. O. W.
Deceased was a son of the late Luke
Recer of the Climax community ami
was born and reared there.
IN PROGRESS AT ALLEN.
The Rev. E. B. Jackson, pastor of
the Allen Methodist church began a
series of revival meetings there Sun-
day night. Rev. J. Sam Barcus, pastor
of the First Methodist church of Mc-
Klnney, la doing tho preaching. J. H.
Stlnson of this city Is conducting the
song services and Miss Ruby Dunn al-
so of McKlnney conducting a young
people's service Just prior to the ser-
mon each evening.
aasrrasns 3,8 ,t4," piams
sections Aug. 4, 9. 16, 23; meridian
90, upper great lakes, Ohio-Tennessee
and lower Mississippi valleys Aug. 5,
10, 16, 24; lower great laKes and eas-
tern sections A.ug. 6, 11, 17, 26, reach-
ing vicinity of Newfoundland about
Aug. 7, 12, 18, 26. Storm waves will
follow about one day behind warm
waves, cool waves about one day be-
hind storm waves.
During the period covered by these
disturbances a great hot wave will
cross continent reaching meridian 90
not far front August 17. This will be
much like the hot wave carrectly pre-
dicted for near the middle of July.
Hot winds may occur tn some small
sections In the middle west not far
from Aug. 17.
I do not pretend to definitely locate
hot wlnds^ severe storms, tornadoes,
hurricanes. I can usually approximate
tholr dates and thus give warnings.
All these, except severe storms, are
confined to certain large sections and
tho reader, by exercising Intelligent
judgment, muy be benefitted. Severe
storms are expeted during th weelc
centering on Aug. 11. During the
week centering on Aug. 14 a tropical
storm, or hurricane, is expected to
organize or. the Surgaiwo Sea which,
lies east of northeast of Cuba and.
about half way between northeast
South America and the Azores is-
Another dangerous storm period.
will occur during tho week centering
on Aug. 25 nnd during the week cen-
tering on ug. 25 and during that peri-
od severe storms are expected on the
continent while the hurricane, mov-
ing slowly westward, will get Into the
Gulf of Mexico. I can not tell you
dany more about (.hat expected hurri-
cane. But very cool weather, some-
times light frosts, occur In' the mid-
dle northwest east of iRockies, while
August hurricanes are moving1
through the Gulf of Mexico.
It Is a remarkable fact that preci-
pitation on this continent is controll-
ed by the direction of the movements
of the atmospheric moisture toward
the storm centers as they move east-
ward and by directions of the exten
sions of the river valleys and high
ridges on either side. Cropweather of
Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Al-
berta and our nororthem tier of
States, south of those provinces, are
most affected but precipitation of the
whole' continent Is similarly affected.
Members of government weather
bureau should bo looking into such
These Weather Bulletins are inter-
ested in the products of the farm be-
cause therein lies the greatest de-
mand for good weather forecasts.
Rome time ago I advised farmers and
local dealers to sell their products. I
knew that the board of flnancta*
managers were about to decrease the
currency circulation by calling In the
money loaned to farmers and knew
that such a policy would lower values
and might cause a panic. Reducing!
the currency circulation has caused!
all the financial panics of the rasL
But an Immensely Important change
has occurred Another board of mana-
gers has agreed to Increase the pay of
about 2,000,000 railroad men by tho
amount of $600,000,000 a year. 1 am
not opposing that increase. But the
products of the mine, the farm and
the manufactory must pay that vast
sum. Tho result must be an Increase
on the value of all these products.
There Is no other way. I advise far-
mers, miners and manufacturers of
these facts and that its a result the
values of their products must go
KAlLEV AND NEFF TIE.
In Verona Voting Box—Each Receiv-
ed Sixteen Votes.
The revival meeting which had been
In progress at Wilcox Methodist
church, this city for two weeks closed
Sunday nlffht. There wero several ad-
ditions to the church. Rev. Z. R. Fee
Is the pastor and the preaching was
done by Rev. J. Sam Barons, pastor
of tho First Methodist church of Mc-
SUBMITS TO OPERATION
IN DALLAS SANITARIUM
Miss Rosa Bell Greer# daughter of
Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Greer of this city,
underwent a noperatlon for appendi-
citis In St. Paul's sanitarium at Delias
Tuesday. A report from there today
was to the effect that Miss Orser stood
the operstlon well and was getting
Mrs. W. W. Stiff Is visiting relatives
at Mt Pleasant.
J. T. Grlsham, one of the election
Judges of the Verona box, waa a busi-
ness visitor at our office Monday. Hs
states that Bailoy and Neff received
a tie vote In that box In the race for
Governor, cuch receiving sixteen
.otos. Fourteen other votes were
divided between I^ooney and Thom-
G. D. THOMAS OF BOWIE
DIED HERE TUESDAY.
G. D. Thomas, aged 72 years, died
in MoKlnnev Tuesday. Tho remains
wero prepared for burial by J. P.
Crouch & Co., and shipped out of Mc-
Klnney Tuesday afternoon at 4
o'clock to Bowie whore Interment will
be made. Deceased had lived at}
Bowie for many years. Ho Is surviv-
ed by his wife and threo sons and
thiH'O daughters A. I'J. Horn, well
known cotton merchant of McKlnney,
who was raised at Bowie, was a per-
sonal friend of tho Thomas family.
MARRIED ON SUNDAY.
John Russell and Miss Odell Doug-
lass of Clearlake were married on
Sunday evening at 8:80 o'clock at the
home of Jease Cooper In the Clearlak*
community, Rev. W. O. Butcher
performed the ceremony. The groom
Is a.son of R. J. Russell, a substantial
farmer of that community, while th*
bride la a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R. Douglass, well known oltlsens also
of Clearlake. Friend* are extending
Mrs J. KL Abernnthy and children
are visiting at Bella Vista, Ark.
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 29, 1920, newspaper, July 29, 1920; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth293267/m1/1/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.