The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 5, 1920 Page: 2 of 16
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Every farmer cannot expect to raiBe Hheep but we believe that
If greater atentlon was paid to the head of the flock that sheep would
be an-extremely valuable adjunct to every farm.
The Kamboullletta have been found to bea very desirable breed
wherever living conditions for sheep are hard, such as la found on
the plains of Wyoming and Arizona. In fact any mountainous, rugged
Good thoroughbred rams can be purchased for from *40.00 to
Breeders who have kept a careful record have found that the
purchase of a thoroughbred Buck in the second .year has increased
the number of lambs brought to maturity by 12 per cent and the wool
crop lias been increased $250.00 for every fifty ewes.
Buy a better ram. Tuik It over with us.
The Central State Bank
(Originally Continental State)
"THE DOUBLE PROTECTION BANK"
Federal Reserve Bank
J. L. Cliapman—Cashier
For the man who cares is the
Because of its quality and good
W. M. SHIPLEY
Mrs. Tom W. Perkins and daughter
Mrs. J. Ollie Smith expect to leave
Wednesday morning for a pleasure
trip in Mineral Wells.
Hon. L. J. Truett and family left
this afternoon for Talco, Texas, where
they will spend a week or ten days
the guest of Mrs. Truett's mother,
Mrs. T. L. Leake.
Hollis Barron of Waco was a visit-
or in McKinney today. He is visiting
relatives in this county. Mr
.Vra. W. N. Strode, who reside Just
.•outh of nvr,, and to attend the pic-
nic. Mr. Strode is a prominent
young attorney of Eastland. Before
moving to Eastland ho was county at-
torney of Trinity county, Texas. Joe
was reared in this county and has
numerous friends here who aro al-
ways glad to see him back.
Miss Alice Howell of Celina .'.s vtsit-
Barrou !jng hor sister, Mrs. Grover Hight,
was reared just west of town and forjBarnes street, and attending the pic-
many years he was chief of police at nic.
Waco, but for the past three or four
years he lias been auditor for tin
Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Shaw and child-
ren returned to their home at Chick-
asha, Oklahoma, today after a visit to
Miss Kena Kimbriel. daughter of Mrs. Shaw's sister, Mrs. Jack Milli-
Jailer and Mrs. Jim Kimbriel, was :gnn in this city, and other relatives
here and at Princeton.
J. A. Mounger, who makes his
home with his daughter, Mrs. J. W.
Candler, in this city, returned yester-
day after a visit to relatives in Denton
county. Mr. Mounger is an ex-Con-
federate soldier and came over to at-
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Spurgeon of
Rhome, Wise county, are here at'eiiil-
ing the picnic. He formerly lived at
Wylle. His wife and little son have
been visiting her 11,rents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Brigham and other relative.? at
operated on Monday for appendicitis.
She Is in Dr. J. Ben Largent's sanita-
rium and her numerous friends will
be glad to learn that she stod the op-
eration well and is resting well today.
Hussell Bros, bought 19 more fancy
big four and five year old mules yes-
terday for their McKinney mule barn.
See their classified ad elsewhere In
this issue. They state that they are
now in good shape to supply farmers
with extra good stubble mules and
that a good thing about them is that
good mules are some cheaper now.
Russell Bros, do a big mule business Wyli,; K mer , iluf hi8 ,
and sell and buy hundreds of mules c>.op wa(J yery ahon ln llccount ot |o0
every year. They solicit your patron
much rain. Corn bids fair for a good
yield while boil weevils are infesting
the cotton in his county.
The Kov. Abe Enloe, pioneer Col-
lin county citizen and Baptist preach-
er, who lives at Enloe, three miles
southeast of McKinney, was a visi-
ajtor in McKinney today, having come
Leonard Searcy of Denlson was
visitor in McKinney today. He is a ln to meet old comrades and friends
so of Mrs. Dick Searcy of McKinney jat the picnic. He visited this office
and was reared here. Leonard is now.^,,^ announced the marriage of O. S.
engaged ln business at Denison.
Wallls of Culleoka, and Miss Mao
Mrs. Tom Chambllss is still sl©fc|Turner of Wylle, which wedding was
with typhoid fever at the home of
her brother-in-law, L. E. Stewart In
McKinney. ( Her husband is keeper
of Club Lake a few mile southeast of
K. Collier and family were pre-
paring today to move to San Fran-
cisco, Calif., where he will be con-
nected with a prominent wholesale
grocery firm. He and his family are\
among our highly respected citizens
and their departure will be greatly
J. L. Haynes of Westminster, who
solemnized at 6 o'clock Thursday
evening at his home, .Rev. Mr. Enloe
officiating. The newly wedded cou-
ple will make their future home at
Culleoka. This Is the third couple
Rev. Enloe has united in marriage
Hev. A. L. Crumley, District Elder
of the Arkansas and Missouri Free
Methodist Conference, left McKinney
today after a several days visit here
for the purpose of inspecting and
looking Into the McKinney Junior
College as an educational institution
has been visiting ln Ft. Worth for the 0f ijj8 church. He made the trip for
past three weeks, arrived ln McKln-|tjje purpose of advising with the
ney today. He is the guest of his members of his church in tho states
daughter, Mrs. John B. Thompson andj0f Arkansas ana Missouri with refer-
husband ln this city. Mr. Haynes is an enco to some of their moving here
ex-Confederate soldier. He was first for the purp0H0 of educating their
Lieutenant in 1, Infantry 14 (Wil- children. Rev. Crumbey was much
cox s) Alabama brigade. He was cap- | ,eaH0(i w„h the onllook of the ^.oo,
tured May 12. 1864 Mr. Haynes has an(] environments. He will
been living in Collin county for tho (loubtlcss e t0 bc ft m03t valuft_
past twenty six years. He Is 81 years McKinney Junior
old while Mrs. Haynes Is 76 vears of „ „ .... ., , . ,
. College. While here, he was a guest
' ' in tho homes of F. R. CUne, chair-
man of the bulMIng committee of the.
college, and of Prof. Carl L How-
land, president of the institution.
age. They are a splendid
highly respected couple.
Mrs. Wade Neely of Rusk will ar-
rive Sunday for a visit with her par-
ents Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Smith.
Mrs. Gaba Lucas arrived home to-
day from several months visit with
Mrs. Frank Allen in Denting, New
Felix Herndon, wife and two chil-
dren of Nelogany, Oklahoma, are in
McKinney visiting relatives and at-
tending the picnic.
Mr. and Mrs. Vinson Jay and chll
Mm W. B. Jackson has gone to
Ashville, N. C. for recreation and ex-
pects to be gone the remainder of the
summer. She was accompanied by her
friend Mrs. T. E. Jones of Midlothian.
Judge and Mrs. H. L Davis and
daughter Miss Carrie Jean Davis of
this city and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wil-
cox of Dallas expect to leave Wed-
nesday for a motor trip to Colorado
Mrs. Tom Chambllss of Clear I^ike
who has been sick with typhoid fever
at the home of her sister Mrs. L. E.
Stewart for several weeks is reported
improving, and It Is expected that
she will soon be able to sit up.
C. W. Boston, who has been the
Kuest of city Attorney John Doyle of
this city for the past few days, will
leave this evening for a visit to rela-
tives in other North Texas towns.
Mr. Boston is a traveling salesman in
Kentucky and is a member of a pio-
neer family of that state. His father,
the late W. F. Boston, belonged to
General John H. Morgan's brigade at
If the baby suffers from wind colic,
diarrhoea or summer complaint, give
it McGee's Baby Elixir. It is a pure,
harmless and effective remedy. Price,
35c and (Ulc. Sold by SMITH DUR.G
EAST FOUR FISH STORY.
Prof. Mosely And Party Caught
String Of Big Carp—Weigh-
ed 80 Pounds.
Prof. J. W. Mosely and brothers of
this city and A. Q. Forte, a miller at
the Collin County Mill & Elevator
Company, recently made a very sue
cessful fishing trip down East Fork,
eiKht or ten miles below McKinney.
They caught six carp that weighed
thirty pounds. The biggest one of
them weighed nine pounds. This is
no fish story of Prof. Mosely's bO'
cause this editor saw the fish with
his own eyes. These were tho largest
catch of fish that we ever saw taken
from the East Fork stream.
CAME HOME TO VOTE
Former City Engincier Now Ijooklng
After Levy & Levy Paving
Charles Schultz came in Saturday in
time to vote in the primary. He re-
cently resigned the position of city
engineer of McKinney to accept tho
position of superintendent and engi-
neer for Levy & Levy paving contrac-
tors. Mr. Schultz Is now looking af-
ter paving contracts that are being
filled in the cities of Bonham and
Gainesville. Mr. Schultz owns a
home in McKinney, where his family
will continue to reside.
Mr. anil Mrs. .1. M. Tnte Who Now
Live In I tains County.
Mrs, J. P. Dowell and daughter,
Miss Allie Burnett leave next week
for California, for a few weeks vaca-
Mrs. Leta Bell Monk left this morn-
lmr for her home ut Sweetwater, Tex-
as after a visit to her parents, Prof,
and Mrs. C. C. Cross ln this city. Her
mother accompanied her as far as
<lren of Wylle are guests of Mrs. Jay's Hallos.
parents Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bomar, T **. Dehow of Princeton motored
and attending tho picnic. nvt,r to McKinney last evening to at-
Mrs. J. Lyman Davis and little tend the picnic. Mr. Dcbow stated
daughter Frances Umpliress Davis that afternoon an inch of rain fell
and Miss Betty Finch left today for there. He Bald that the rainfall at
sev«i1i4. weeks stay ln Canyon and Culleoka was one and a half Inches,
* E. Williams , a pioneer settjer of
Collin county, who resides near Altoga
and an I'Jx-Confederate soldier, was in
McKinney this morning for the op-
ening of the picnic. Mr. Williams 1*
one of the county's best citizens.
Mrs. Wilbur Hedgcoxe and children
J. Lyman Davis left this morning
for Amafillo to Join Ills wife and
daughter Krances ITr.iphress Davis
Jack and Wllburta of near Piano left who are recreating In th:it city.
Wednesday for Austin for a visit to Miss Rena Kimbriel who submitted
tho home of J. Pat Moulden and to an operation last Monday, for ap-
famlly. Mrs. Hedgcoxe and Mrs.' pendlcltls at the I urgent Sanitarium'
Moulden art- sisters, Mr. Hedgcoxo is reported to be Improving rapidly,
will go to Austin Saturday to Join his1 A. 'King, manager of Boren-
famlly ln their visit, Stewart Wholesale Grocery Co., of
Joseph W. Strode, wife and bn^y of this city, left today for Mineral Wells
Kaitlund, Texai-, hava arrived for a [where lie will spend a week or ten
few days visit to his parents, Mr. and days In recreation and rest.
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During August You'll Profit
By Buying Groceries From
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Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Tate, Route 1.
Alba, Texas, came over Wednesday to
attend the Big McKinney picnic.
They formerly lived at Climax but
now own a farm in Rains county not
V;ry far from Alba. Their present hon, >
Is a farm that was improved by Ed
Shain, formerly of near McKinney.
Mr. Tate is a Confederate veteran and
a splendid old citizen who cornes back
nearly every year to attend our bitf
reunion and picnic and meet his old
"When you have clothes that
need cleaning and pressing and
then forget. We'll get thein
back promptly and the work
will be tip top.
W. M. SHIPLEY
BETTER ClxyrHES—LES8 MONEY
J. T. Glenn was here from Puducah
Cottle county, attending the big pic- j
ale and reunion.
Oscar Brooks and wife of Sham- !
rock, Texas, attended the picnic here, j
Mrs. Brooks is a daughter of W. W. j
Galloway and was reared in Collin
Mrs. Sim I'off of Smlthflcld has
been a giust in the home of Mr. and 1
Mrs. Tom Vermillion while attending1
the picnic. She formerly lived west j
Don llarpole, formerly a Collin
county resident but now of Pontatoc
county, shook hands with friends and
mingled with the great crowd at tho
picnic and reunion.
George Kerr and family of Sher-
man had the pleasure of meeting
many old friends and relatives at
the picnic in McKinney. They once
lived at Forest Grove.
Mrs. Jerry Bush of Ovalo, Taylor
county, was In McKinney attending
picnic and visiting relatives, she was
formerly Miss Myrtle Hedgcoxe sis-
ter of Walter, Wilbur, Will and Leo
Mrs. F. B. Rickerson of Calera,
Oklahoma, was the guest of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Smith
and other relatives and .old friends.
Her husband Is County Mlssionery Cor
the Baptist churches In that county ln
Oklahoma. They formerly lived at
Allen and at Westminster.
Mrs. Merrltt Coffey of Lone Grove,
Oklahoma attended the picnic in Mc-
Kinney and visited relatives at Celina.
She was the guest in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. S. E. Walker In McKinney.
Her husband, Merrltt (Doc) Coffey
■was reared in this cour\ty. Ho la
named in honor of the late W. W.
Merrltt. father of Clarence, Jim and
Eber Merrltt of this city.
H. H. Craver of Climax was In Mc-
Kinney tho guests of his son and
daughter, J. W. Craver, and Mrs. G.
W. Sullivan, an dattended tho picnic.
Mr. Craver is a native of North Caro-
lina but has been living ln Collin
county over 50 years. He served
through the war and was a member
of Co. K, 21st North Carolina Infan-
try. His company operated in the
states of Virginia, Maryland and
Pennsylvania. He participated In the
battle of Richmond and Gettysburg.
"I doubt If there are a half dozen
lett hand turning plows in Collin Co."
observed the oldest inhabitant as J. W.
Royall of Forest Grove came up tho
street with a yoke of oxen dragging!
one of tho old fashioned Implements'
referred to. It Is tho property of Mrs. I
J. N. Deal of Forest Grove and wasl
used by her husbund now deceased |
during his lifetime. The old plow Is'
more than fifty years old, it was point- |
ed out. The entry was one of the most
unique in the big parade Thursday!
Is always more popular
in the home where
—Collin County Mill & Ele\>aior Co,
Davis has about 2200 Hereford cattle,
Mr. Davis was accompanied as far
as Dallas by his daughter, Mrs. Horn.
Before leasing Saturday while ln
conversation with a reporter of Tha
Dally Courier-Gazette and The Week-
ly Dcinorcat-Gaiictto Mr. Davis recall
ed the fact that the first Confederate
flag for Collin county was made by
Mrs. Bingham of this city and Mrs.
Goodney (Annah) Graves who lives
Just northwest of town. Tho first,
company of tho confederacy wa«i
commanded by Capt. Bounds, so Mr.
Davis stuted, and ho was flag bearer
of the company and carried this flag
out of McKinney.
NEW RIIEA MILLS CIIL'HCH.
J. F. CAVE VISITING IIERE.
Fortver Citizen Of Near Melissa
Guest Of Relatives Near Mc-
Our good old friend. J. F. Cave,
whs 111 McKinney Monday. He and
his wife recently returned from Tulsa
Oklahoma, where they visited their
tion, Jesso Cave and family. Mr. and.
Mrs. Ca\e are now visiting at the
hotne of his brother, O. W. Cave,
north of McKinney. They will re-
main here until after the big picnic.
CLINT ADAMSON VISITOR
Former McKinney Boy Now A
dent Of San Antonio.
ALLEN PRATRACTED MEETING.
Rev. J. Ram Hnrcn* Of McKlnnoy
Doing The Prenehing—J. H.
StiiLson Song Ijoader.
Rev. J. Sam Barcus of this city is
doing the preaching each night ln a
series of meetings being held In the
Allen Methodist church, of which
Rev. E. B. Jackson Is pastor. John
H. Stlri8on of McKinney Is leading the
VISITING SISTER AT .IOSEPHINE
Wife Of Blue Ridge Banker Guest Of
Mrs. A. II. Euhanks at. Josephine.
VACATION IN NEW MEXICO.
Blue Ridge and Josephine Citizens
Spending Few Days There.
J. S. Stewart, vice-president of the
Security State Bank of Blue Ridge
and his two sons-in-law, C. T. Car-
mlchael, cashier of the same bank
and A. H. Eubanks, cashier of the
Josephine State Bank, are all spend-
ing a few days vacation at Clayton,
I SENSATIONAL SCISSORS GI'I/TK
IN McLAIN SALE.
"They hove dared me and dared me
to put them in my sale ln McKinney
August 20th. and 1 won't take a dare"
said Joe McLain ln response to In-
quiries regarding whether or not he
would put his four sensational Novem-
ber Scissors gilts in his sale to bo hold
ln McKinney August 20th.
Tho announcement from Mr. Mc-
Lain brings Joy to tho Duroc men of
Texas and other states. Such gilts as
these are few and far between. They
are uniform that even expert Judges
are forced to exercise great care to
pick out one from tho other and then
pick the same one over again.
The four Scissors gilts however
constitute but one feature of the sale
as there aro many other good ones
that go In the offering. In fact there
are forty in all and they are all good
The Scissors gilts are popular every-
■where, due to tho wondorful record of
their sire, the great $50,000 "Scis-
sors," tho hog termed by many as
the most poular sire tho breed has
J. J. Praff of Oentralla, Illinois, Is
In McKinney the guest of his brother
J. L, I'faff of the Commercial Hotel.
and received a cash prize of ten dol-'
Newt Majors and his nephew, Tom
Majors of Padueah, Cottle Co., were
among the many visitors greetlnu
friends and relatives at the picnic
ami reunion. Newt Majors owns a
couplo of good Cottle county farms
and lives ln Padueah. Tom went to
that place without means and Is now
doing well. He owns three good gins
and some choice property. He is a
good hustler. His friends rejoice to
hear of his good fortune. Tom is a
brother to Jess Majors of McKinney.
Both Tom and Newt Majors were for-
mer residents of McKlnnoy.
Veterans of three wars were here
for the opening day of tho picnic. Tho
grlzzlod warriors of '61 to '65 came,
also the middled aged veterans of tho
si.rtigfjla between America and Spain
and the younger soldiers who have
Ji ■■; reached manhood's estate who
sav service in the Europan conflict,
mingled together and exchanged
yarns of those grim days when shot
and shell brought to each tho stern
realization that war is Just what Gen.
Sherman said It was. Among the
world war soldiers were reunions of
men who served together ln American ,
training camps and on tho battle j
fields of Franco and Flanders. "I
know your face but I cannot call your
name. 1 trained at Camp Cody, Dom-
ing, New Mexico. We were then trans-
feried to Camp Dlx, and there I lost
track of you." This conversation en-
suod when John Nellon of Wylle
struck up with Harrison Davidson of
thlc city. They occupied the same tent
at Camp Cody. Both saw scrvlco over-
N. W. (Bev) Davis of Wlzzard
Wells, Texas, returned home Saturday
morning after attending tho picnic
hero ami visiting his daiiKhlor, Mrs.
Gano Horn. Mr. Davis was one of
tho early settlers of Collin county.Ho
moved to West Texas about twenty
years ago, whore he now owns 28<M>
acres of land, which he uses for far-
ming and grazing purposes. Mr.
Mrs. C. T. Carmlchael of Blue Ridge
Is visiting her sister, Mrs. A. H.
Eubanks, at Josephine. Mesdames Car-
mlchael and Eubanks aro daughters
of J. S. Stewart, a prominent Bluo
Ridge citizen. Their husbands are
cashiers of the Bluo Ridge and Jose-
phine Banks and are at present spend-
ing a few days vacation In New Mex-
ico. J. S. Stewart Is with them on
their New Mexico trip.
Go To Illinois.
Mrs. D. W. Bagwlll and daughter,
Miss Eva, left Sunday for Wolfe Lake,
Murphysboro, Wllllsvlllo and other
points ln Illinois where they will visit
relatives and friends for two or three
weeks. Illinois Is their old homo. This
Is the first visit back there in fifteen
A. M. IIIII SON TELLS OF
OKLAHOMA TRAIN WRECK
A. M. Hudson of Flint, Michigan,
has arrived In Collin county and is
now visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
L J. Hudson of Prosper. Mrs. Pearl
Skollon, his sister, of McKinney, went
out lo lie with the family Monday.
Mr. Hudson, on his way down was
on train that accidentally killed four
people near Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ho as-
sisted in rescuing tho mnnglcd bodies
of tho victims and while lifting .*>.
lady from benealh the cow-cntchor of
the train she died in his arms.
The Rev. and Mrs. J. Wesley Smith
of Ft. Worth have been several days
guest of Mrs. L. W. Crouch. Mrs. Smith
was formerly Miss Bessie Crouch and
turned fiom a pleasant vacation In
New York and other eastern cities.
With Rorc«i-Stewart Co.
Clifford Ooostree has accepted
position as shipping clerk In
Boren-Sti'W.i rt, wholesale houso
this city. m
Mrs. Fran It Emerson has returned
from a pleasant vacation trip to Sul-
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Exclusive Auto Ambulance
Day or Night S, J Massie
Phone 123 or 464
Funds Being Raised—Building Soon
To Commence To Rcpluce Burnett
J. A. Tucker was circulating a sub-
scription paper in McKinney this week
soliciting help to rebuild the Baptist
church at Rhea Mills, which burned
down ln February of this ye;;r, He
states that the enterprise has proceed-
ed far enough along the road of suc-
cess to warrant the beginning of
building operations, probably within
the next week or ten days.
E. C. (Clint) Adamson, wife and
little two months old baby son, E. C.
Jr., of San Antonio are ln McKinney
for a few days visiting relatives and
old home friends. Clint Adamson was
reared In McKinney, where he has
many friends, who hold him In high
esteem. He served his county durlnK
the world war ln military service, but
for some time has been in civil life
again and holding a position wjth the
railway company at San Antonio.
Clint Is a brother of Mrs. P. E. Den-
ton and of Gene Adamson, both of this
clty^ and also a brother of County
Judge Walter Adumson, of Scurry
county, Toxas. His mother, Mrs.
Amelia Adamson, also resides in Mc-
WILL HELP I'AKHHW
AND STOCK RAISERS
Tho improvement of farming con-
jdltlons and co-operation betwoeri
the farmers and stockralsers of Na-
cogdoches County Is the purpose of a
campaign now boinK set on foot by
the Nacogdoches Chamber of Com-
merce, according to H. L. McKntght.
secretary of that organization, who
was ln Dallas to attend a special ex-
ecutive committee meeting of the
Texac. Slate Council of Agriculture. A
war will also bo waged on scrub live
stock throughout the county and tho
Nacoddochcs has been organized to
carry on this work. This association
will assist farmors in securing blood-
ed stock of all kinds. Nacogdoches
has made much progress along thls|
line and it will be the work of tha
Chamber of Commerce and the Live
Stock Association to encourage tho
raising of pure-bred cattle and swine
throughout tho entire county, Mr. Mc-
A group of farmers recently pur-
chased a registered bull of the fa-
mous IsiHalter herd, and a number
of pure-bred Duroc-Jersey hogs.
In order to assist the, farmers of
tho county tho Chamber of Com-
merce also will conduct meetings at
all schoolhouscs ln tho county, whore
pictures on farming motliods will
be shown and talks made on agri-
culture by men who are well posted
on modern agriculture. Tho object
will ho to bring together tho nolonce
of agriculture and the art of farming,
Mr. McKnlght said. Lectures already
have been made by C. N. ICvans of the
extension department of the Agri-
cultural and Mechanical College nndl
A. I* Ward, secretary of the Texiu
Swine Breeders' Association,
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