The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 5, 1920 Page: 11 of 16
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THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE,THURSDAY. AUGUST 5,1920.
The Reasons Why
First: AVife dependent 011 him
Second: Baby to educate
Third: Still young
Fourth: Possible sickness
Fifth: Unproductive years ahead
Sixth: Good Wages at present
Seventh: Absolute safety of principal and interest
llis thrifty habits should be admired and imitated by you.
Collin County National Bank
U A. SCOOT, President.
J. W. ASHLEY, Cashier.
keep voi r kar kiJcan
with our auto cleanser. It will take
off every bit of grime and dirt in no
tlnio. It will not Injure the finest sur-
face either. It Is death on auto dirt,
l ut harmless to the auto. Better use
our oils and greases too. They are tht
best niude and are the most perfect
lubricants known. We are also repair
agents for the Ilupraoblle, Metz and
Overland cars and have also some
second hand Fords, Metz, Overland,
Bulck, Little, Hup and Sludebaker
In Hear Of McKinney Garage.
1 1 1 I 1 1 1 H 1 I I I I 1 1 I H-H-H-H-
The Order of The Day
is more wholesome living, more wholesome food, more wholesome
beverages. no Influence to Indulge In those things which tend to un-
dermine the health, the good impulse the close application to our
responsibilities, in the home, in the business and In our social inter-
! the syste-n needs such taste and exhilaration as we can secure
in sweets, and other forms of the lighter and better foodu. You'll
■ i the daiiry lunch hour foods, us well as the more substantial, at
Haydon's Grocery No. '2
.. ROT CALDWELL, MGR.
^ North Kentucky Street
Phone (41 and 941 •
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G. IL IllUMil.i; FN Mi-JilXNBY.
N|m<ii( Ills hoth Itlrlltdn.v July 28 In
Tli * Ofj <* nie To Cttllln 76
G. R. Brlnlee, Route 8, Ijeonnrd,
Texas, was In MeKlnney Wcdnfis-
•lay to attend the picnic and to meet
old Collin county friend*. Mr. Brln-
lee wus born July 28, 1840, In Bowie
■ ourwv, Texas, and therefore, cele-
brated his 80th birthday In McKin-
ney Wednesday. When he was only
four years old, his father, the late
Hlrom Brlnlee, moved to Collin coun-
ty seventy six years ago. Hlrnin
quickly nlle«M' Constipation,
RIUoDiimM, Loss of Appetite and
Headache*, due to Torpid Liver.
Brlnlee reared his family near Stony
Pclnt. G. R. Brlnlee lived In this
county continuously until about seven
years ago, when he moved over Into
Fannin county, where he now re-
sides at the home of one of his sons.
His aged wife Is at present visiting at
the home of their son-in-law, Newt
Wardlow In the Verona community.
ira i . .ionks mam
Houston Attorney Visiting
Ira T\ JoneB, prominent attorney of
Houston, Is spending r few days In
McKinney the gueot of his brother,
Noah Jones. Mr Jones has been
practicing law in Houston for the
past 87 years.
That old casing as being done but
bring it here to be rebuilt.
A new tread, applied by modern
vulcanizing methods will renew its
Tires cost more—have our service
Rave you money.
TUB QUICK TIKE SKRVKJB
Jerry Herndon, Prop.
Phone 51*. Wo. Te-ini1—we Btree-
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THAT MUCH WANTED
QUALITY AND SERVICE
Is yours when you buy groceries from
Milligan Grocery Co.
ftuc^eAsor to Prlee Stiff. Phone* 485 and 4M
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BOYS TO ATTEND
Final arrangements are being
completed for tliu ilth Annual
Farmer*' Short Course which is to bo
hold at College Station, August 2ndi
to 7th, inclusive. The Indication* are
that this will be the lurgest and most
successful Short Course ever held In
the Southwest, according to County
Agent G. Dudley Everett,
It is Imperative that everyone go-
ing from this territory secure receipt
for his railroad ticket, as he will
have to present this to un officer . of
the College In order to secure the
one-half rate on the return. Tickets
are to bo on sale July ill and August
1 and 2.
Married couples, both agents and
regular students, will bo given rooms
un the first and second floors of Mll-
ner Hall, Everett said. They, togeth-
er with all other Short Course stu-
dents, will register ut the main build-
ing, Agents who expect to bring their
wives should notify me immediately
so rooms can be reserved for them.
The following farm boys of the
county will accompany County Agent
Everett to College Station to attend
the Short Course: W. E. Ward,
Frisco; Connie Arnold, MeKlnney;
Walter I.ake, Frisco; Glenn Rogers,
Frisco; Erwin IJu banks, Fariners-
ville; J. D. Harris, MeKlnney; Rupert
Stokes, MeKlnney; Marvin Gibson,
MeKlnney; Benjamin Carter, MeKln-
ney; Alfred l'owell, MeKlnney; Krsall
Simpson; Robert Chambers, McKin-
THE RURAL TELEPHONE RAISE.
(R. C. HORN.)
So fur as I have learned (he people
In the rural districts do not expect to
keep the phones at tin* new rates.
While the Company raised the rates
for city residences twenty-five cents
• hey raise the rural one dollar and
twenty-five cents. The writer nn<l sev-
' ral others gave the management no-
tice to come and get their phones, but
they have not done so and nearly a
month hns passed. While the phones
remain in our homes we expect to use
them. We did not bring them out and
tlo not feel It our duty to return them.
When there were two companies In
the city and we had competition the
McKinney Telephone Company charg-
ed the rural people 75cts. per month.
The Union Company charged one dol-
lar. After the merger the rate was
one dollar. This is all the contract
that we have ugreed to, and all we will
pay except a new contract is made.
But says some one, "The City Com-
mission allowed the new rate." Well
I was not aware that the City Commis-
sion reached beyond the city limits.
We were not allowed to vote for them.
The rates fixed by them do not apply
to the rural patronB. If so our raise
would be only twenty-five cents as
that was the raise on resident phones.
The people of the country should
stand together sad demand justice or
have the phones taken out. No farmer
can afford to pay such a rate for good
service, and almost nothing for such
as we have had. I had the Union
phone before the merger and we got
rood service. It was an exceptional
call that did not get answer to the first
ring. Now if we average one out of
five we are lucky. The way Is open
lor some proposition from the Com-
pany to the rural patrons. If they pro-
pose to stand to the new rate their
phones are ready for thein at any time.
White Billow* flour Is the housewife'*
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;; Tltot painting is nn expense for when you use IIAItHT ::
JiWILCOX LUMBER CO. jj
cKiimey Allen Princeton Melissa ••
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Good White Soft Wheat
2 sacks 96 lb. for only $6.50
1 sack 48 lb. for only $3.23
Here's your opportunity
to reduce the H. C. of L.
P. R. WESTMORELAND
Provider of Everything
Good To Eat.
Phones 94 and 95
ROTARIANS TO HELP
Helping to make McKinney a better
cotton market Is one of the self-im-
posed tasks of the Itotary Club taken
upon Itself at Friday's noon-day lunch-
eon served this week by the First Bap-
tist church ladies in their accustomed
hospitable and most gracious manner.
J. Perry Burrus, chairman; J. Ed
Rhea, W. R, Abernathy, Mayor H. A.
Finch and E. W. Hollow compose a
committee appointed by President
llountree to co-operate with a like
committee from the Business Men's
Association to work out a detailed pro-
cedure for the city to follow in a uni-
ted effort to get the best results. Ac-
tion in the matter was proposed to the
Rotary Club by Avery Doweli who Is
both an enthusiastic liotarian and
President of the McKinney Business
McKinney Cotton Classer.
By the initiative of County Farm
Agent O. D. Everett, who was cordial-
ly co-operated with by President Dow-
ell and Secretary C. W. Smith of the
McKinney Business Men's Association,
an official cotton classer has been se-
cured for this county for the approach-
ing cotton season. This cotton classer
will office at McKinney, which city is
centrally located, for the entire coun-
ty, whose salary will be secured by a
nominal charge for each bale of cot-
ton that he classes. About 40 or 50
landholders and farmers have guaran-
teed his salary and expense amount-
ing to about *3,500. The McKinney
banks have in turn underwritten these
guarantors to the government under
whose supervision the classer is ap-
pointed and operates.
Benefits From a Classer.
A competent classer will officially
classify and grade each bale of the
farmer's crop so that both the produc-
er and the buyer may know exactly
what grade the cotton is that is pro-
duced and offered for sale. Both the
farmer and the buyer can act intelli-
gently when each knows the grade and
class of the particular bale of cotton
offered on the market. Another ad-
vantage is that farmers will he Induc-
ed to raise a better staple of cotton
and to pick it more carefully and take
better care of it after It Is baled, not
letting it lie out In the open weather
perhaps for weeks before selling it.
If farmers wish to hold their cotton
they ^111 have greater inducement to
shelter it and give it protection from
Prizes For .Farmers.
According to thlB Rotary proposal,
liberal prizes will probably be offered
by McKinney citizens to the farmers
who sell the best and cleanest staple
and class of (*otton in this market
during the season. Details as to cash
i rlzes and amounts will be forthcom-
ing soon from this Joint Rotary and
Business Men's Association of five
members from each organization. The
co-operative move is a commendatory
one on the part of the Rotary Club
and is In strict accord and In harmony
with its motto of "service" to its
town, county, and Joint citizenship.
Helping The Boys.
County Farm Agent G. D. Everett
submitted the following note of
thanks to the McKinney Rotary Club
for its generosity in defraying the ex-
penses of three farm boys to College
Station this summer to reecive special
courses of instruction at the Texas
A. & M. Short Summer Course of In
McKinney, Tex., July 28, 1920.
The Rotary Club,
Our examination for the free trips
to College Station has been given and
the papers graded.
Alfred Powell of McKinney, Ersell
Simpson of Cellna, and Marvin Gibson
of McKinney, received the three free
trips that the Rotary Club offered to
the hoy club members. These boys
have asked me to thank you for your
libera olffers and wish to assure you
that they will do their best to bring
hack to the people of Collin county,
better ideas in general farming and
Thanking you again for the above.
G. D. EVERETT.
Commends Business Men's Asso-
W. R. Abernathy, In a timely speech
of a few minutes, warmly eulogized
the pood work being done by the Mc-
Kinney Business Men's Association in
behalf of the entire town and county
and commended the Rotary Club for
its endorsement of this good work and
Picnic At Waxahachie.
Waxahachie Rotary Club invited
their McKinney brethren to be their
guests at a big Waxahachie Rotary
Club picnic, Aug. 5th. At the recent
McKinney Rotary Club picnic at Jesse
Atkinson's lake, seven Waxahachie
members were honor guests, A num-
ber of MeKlnney Rotarinns will ac-
cept H>e invitation to attend.
Chairman Kirkpatriek of the Rotary
Weliiiine Arch committee reported'
. ulistantial cash aid already secured
lor the Women's Federated Club which
is sponsoring this worthy enterprise.
For Bond Issue Aug. 3rd.
At Its previous meeting held at
Finch's Park, July 23, when the ladles
wi re present, the Rotary Club record-
ed its unanimous approval of the pa-
vilion auditorium $30,000 bond issue to
be voted on by the City Tuesday,
Aur. 3rd. The women present on that
occasion also Joined the Untarlans in
their endorsement. J. Ed Rhea ably
presented the matter on that occasion.
A* this week's meeting A. M. Russell
reminded all to keep In mind the very
great importance to our town and,
county of a practically unanimous ap-
proval of the bond Issue.
Eula Saunders Thanked.
The Club thanked Eula Saundera for
hi* artistic work in decorating the
two Rotary floats that captured both
Put a dime in every
day this month and
watch>uurdollars grow! 5
Given Away Free at First National
Bank, McKinney, Texas
I will be absent from my store on vacation. Will leave Mr.
Vaughan in charge. Will be responsible for anything ha
J. F. COLE
At Mitchell's Drug Store. "Been Here a Long Ti*e."
first and second prizes in the picnic
Treat In Song.
A real musical treat was given the
Rotarians in two solos by Miss Mar-
guerite Erwin, the fair young daughter
of Dr. J. C. Erwin, a member of the
Club. Miss Marguerite's wonderful
voice was heard with such delight that
she had to respond with an encore.
Her mother was her piano accompan-
THINGS THAT FADE AND
THINGS THAT ENDURE.
Fading, yes fading, is traced on each
And written with gold in the west;
'Tis seen in the brow all furrowed by
And felt in the sighs of the breast.
Faded and gone are the hopes of my
That painted the future so bright;
Those phantoms of Joy were not found-
ed on truth,
Those hopes that gave promise of
Faded and gone are my dear friends
With whom in my childhood I trod;
Their spirits are safe on that bright
Their bodies He under the sod.
Oh, is there no place where eyes ne'er
Where brows are not furrowed by
Where saints may hold sweeter com-
munion with Him,
And praise Him in accents divine?
Yes there is a home where bright an-
Where weary ones find a sweet rest,
The Joys of that place no mortal can
For there dwell the pure and the
The Bible reveals this glorious home,
And Jesus prepared it for you,
Who hear the sweet call, for rest to
And do what he bids you to do.
R. C. HORN.
following In the footsteps of their
parents. Prof. F. M. Scott, principal
of the J. \j. Greer ward school of till®,
city, Is one of his f<ons.
iHoland Farmer Hail Much Success In
(•rowing Then) Tills yoor.
Ed S. Burge, the big Roland far-
mer, has had considerable succetft
this year with his garden and truck!
patches. On several occasions, hel ■
has brought quantities of excellently
flavored cantaloupes to the McKin-
ney market. Mr. Burge is especially
known as an alfalfa grower oc a,
Flelchman's yeast received fresl*
twice a week. The best yeast made.
Try It. Giles McKinney.
White Billows make tbe be«t oreatfi
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 5, 1920, newspaper, August 5, 1920; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth293269/m1/11/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.