The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 5, 1920 Page: 4 of 16
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THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE, THURSDAY. AUGUST 5,, 1920.
THE FINAL CALL IN THIS BIG
We had a very fine response to our refrigerator offer and the stock has been greatly reduced.
We started out with two full car loads only a short time ago, and while the stock has been reduced
rapidly, we find that we yet have too many on hand, and rather than carry them over will
Sell Every Refrigerator in the
House at Reduced Prices
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And when we say reduced prices we mean just what we say. The wise buyers will take ad-
vantage of this opportunity to save and will buy now instead of waiting until next spring.
It will pay you well to buy now instead of waiting
J. P. CROUCH Si COMPANY
Phone 36 and 37
"The Store for You"
South Side Square, McKinney, T exas
J. R. Bryan was in McKinney a few
days this week.
J. B. Flanagan and wife of Rowlett
visited here Friday.
Miss Pearl Barkley is visiting in
Rockwail county at this writing.
J. W Foote of Cleburne visited
relatives here a few days this week.
Mrs. Rhodos is visiting her wr
Walter in Scurry county at this writ-
Mrs. R. S. Moore and daughter Miss
Nola visited relatives near Fate Sat-
Mrs. G. Hudson and sor Robert G.
of Piano visited relatives here this
John Dal.? and wife of Branch visi-
ted G. R. Hancock and family hero
W. L. Moore and wife of Culleoka
visited R. S. Moore and family here
Mr and Mrs. S. Barkley and Bob
Stewart arc visiting relatives in
Oklahoma at this writing.
W. M. Ed>vi'.ras and family Hersliel
Edwards and "'amily of Wylle visited
G. R. Hancock and family here Sun-
Clifft, July 2«.
Miss Ethel Stroup and brother,
John Of New Life were visitors here
Mr. and Mrs. Will Shlpman and
Mrs. Hart of McKinney were visitors
The Christian meeting closed Sun-
day night. Sixteen were baptized dur-
ing the two -weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Cicero Gray and Chil-
dren of Princeton were the guests of
Mrs. W. A. Gray Sunday.
| Misses L<ula and Hattle Anglin have
returned to their home at Mt. Zlon,
after visiting relatives here.
Climax, July 26.
Wit Hitchcock and family were in
McKinney shopping Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Nichols of Mc-
Kinney spent Sunday at Jim Stiff's.
Mrs. Joe Nichols who has been
real pick for several days is no bet-
Mrs. J. M. Herron is on the sick
list, also Henry and Miss Vlcktory
Hoyet Farley spent Saturday night
and Sunday with Oliver L<ovelady at
Uncle Jerrie Martin of Melissa
apent Sunday afternoon with Bllll*
Mitchell and family.
Mrs. Jess Bates and family of New
Hope spent Sunday with Mr. Klmer
Bomur and family.
Tom Hays, Misses Nora and Lille
Wilson of McKinney spent Sunday aft-
ernoon at J. L. *l!ays.
Miss Gladys Duff of Melissa was a
guest of Misses Arah and Ma/.le
Simpson Saturday night.
Miss Leta Farley spent Inst week
with her grandmother Ml-s E. M.
Hitchcock of McKinney.
Mrs, Wilson McDonald and children
of Blue Ridge spent Inst week with
Wit Hitchcock and family.
Mrs. Emmet Peterson daughter,
Mrs. Earl Rtrlcklnnd of Fort Worth,
is spending a few days with her.
Stiff Chapel, July 26.
Alvin Frasler has returned home
J Mrs. Charley Sperman Is on the sick
I list this week.
i Miss Bernice Cox is spending a few
. days in Burrow.
| Jessie Haydon was shopping in Dar-
' las one day last week.
Miss Eva Marcom of Ladonia Is
visiting Miss Blanch Haydon.
Misses Aubie and Nauble Beetle
spent Sunday with Cleo* Sperman.
Clarence Riley and family of Rock
Wall are visiting C. M. Woodard and
Miss Pearl Woodard and Mrs. Ross
Brunilt were shopping in Royse City
Mrs. Charley Smith and daughter
are visiting Mrs. Jim Kimbriel of Mc-
Laura and Pearl Woodard enter-
tained the young folks Thursday night
with a party.
Miss Marguerite and Ruth Brummit
Haul returned to their home In Honey
Grove after spending two weeks with
Misses Laura and Pearl Woodard.
C. M. Woodard lost an overcoat
April 17, 1920, between Farmersvllle
and Climax. It contained some val-
uable papers, also a land deed to A.
M. Brummit and a tax receipt of C.
M. Woodard. Tho coat v/as black. If
found notify C. M. Woodard Royse
C'lty, Texas, R 1., Box 69,
Pleasant I-IIll, July 26.
returned home from a visit with their
sister Mrs. Ben Bow and husband at
Mrs. J. O. Tidwell and children and
Miss Bonnye Tidwellj all from Sher-
man are spending a few days here at
the homo of Mrs. Tldwell's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Reed and child-
J. M. Kerby and family and Mrs.
Kerby's sister, Mrs. Bill Kuykendoll,
spent last week in the West, guesta
of Mrs. Kerby's and Kuykendall'B
mother Mrs. Hunter and family at
Our protracted meeting will begin
at this place next Sunday Aug. 8. Rtev.
Booth will do tho preaching, assisted
by the pastor, Rev. Youngblood.
Everybody invited to come and help
us in the meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Carmlchael and
little son, Ross Murray from Nevada
together with their brother, Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Cornichael, teft here Mon-
day morning for Wichita Fulls, Hen-
rietta and other West Texas towns
going through In their car.
Uncle Perry and Aunt Sallle Coffey
from McKinney are spending a few
days at the home of their daugheter
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Jernigan and
children and attended service at our
Church Sunday. * They have many-
friends here who are always glad to
Westminster, Aug. 2.
Effie Parish and Mrs. Faught at-
tended church at Lavon Wednesday
Millwood, Aug. 2.
NOW LIVES AT (,'IOLIN \
jo. W. doer 1 oriiierly LI\«mI At Me-
lilnney .Number Year, Attn,
LOST WHIST WATCH
C. W. Cloer of Celinu ,va- a busi-
i ness visitor in McKlnnev Saturday.
Miss Johnnie Oclilke Of Gurltiiul lliui While In town, ho enrol.od his name
.Misfortune At McKinncy Picnic. on the Daily Courier-daze;', subscrip-
tion list. Mr. Cloer is the hotel
real estate business in Oel'.n i.
only moved o that place ihoni
TPS Kirn ItNS HOME
II. R. Oelilke and family of Gar-
land, Texas, at tended the picnic at
McKinney Friday, making the trip months ago, -ifter an absence of about
here in his auto. While at the picnic, j twenty five years at the tlm'> of his
his daughter, Miss Johnnie, lost a j departure from the county. Mr. Cloer
wrist watch and chain, which she |was in the 'estaurant business at Mo-
prized very highly. She Is using our'Kinney for several years, lie met
classified column in advertising for It. j some of his old >t •>|'iu. iw.e -os liert.
Mr. Cloer is a clever gentleman v.hoiu
the public likes to leal will' on uc-
coi :it of his accomm . \n :.n«f spirit.
BEN FAIRKS AND FAMILY.
Former McKinney People Now Of Fl
Wortli Attend Pcnlc Here.
Ben Falres has returned to ft.
Worth, where ho is connected with a
big grocery store, after attending the
McKinney picnic lust week. He visited
his mother and other McKinney rel-
atives while here His wife and daugh-
ter, Miss Mary Ann, who came us with
him, are guests at the home of J. M.
Andrews for the remainder of the
week. Mrs. Andrews and Mrs. Falres
HETTURN TO IT. WORTH.
J. B. Smart and Family Visit McKin-
ney Relatives And Picnic.
A. A. BAG WILL AND FAMILY
ARE VISITING IN EAST TEXAS.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur A. Ragwill and
little daughter, I<ou!se, have gone to
Emory, Rains county, where they are
spending the week with relatives. Mr.
ItaRWill is cjty reporter for the Dally
Courier-Gazette and Weekly Demo.
crat-Gaxette which position he has
held a number of years. He Is taking
his vacation which his friends here
hope will be a most pleasant one.
The City Federation desires to
thank ev-ry citizen and merchant of
| McKinney who contributed to and co-
J. B. Smart, wife and two children, operated with the Rummage Sale so
I have returned to their home at Ft. .liberally. They made the sale a great
Edrl Taylor waa a visitor in Wylle | Worth, after attending the big Me-'success as something like $110 was
Thursday night. Kinney picnic last weok. They for-1realized from It. This addcrl to the
merly lived <n this county and met;big tag day receipts gives the Fed-
rnany of their old home friends here eratlon about $550. The people of tho
Mr. and Mrs., Will Hifcht of Mc-
Kinney visited L. M. Right recently.
Grovci' and family of Cellna visit-j at the picnic. Mr. Smart is a brother |town and county have responded h<>
ed Rdd Taylor and wife Friday night, of Mrs. Andrews, wife of J. M. An-|llborally to our every undertaking that
Arthur Jay of Viney Grove spent, drews, the groeor, at whose homo they we want to emphasize our apprecla-
Sunday with his sister Mrs, Willie R. wtro guests during their stay in Mc
Mrs. Rosa Bates and baby are on
tho Blck list.
Little Leon Smallwood Is visiting in
Warren Dugger of Gunter was a vis-
itor here Sunday.
Miss Nannie Wells of Verona was
A visitor here Sunday.
Mr. Bryant and son, Basil are vis-
Itlng relatives In Mississippi.
Mr. and Mrs. White were tl>e guest#
of Mrs. Blankenahlp Sunday.
Mlsa Ora Marow of Princeton spent
Sunday with Dona Caldwell.
Several from this place went to the
Harbin Turned is here from tho
west spending a few days with homo
Mra W. R. Webh !s visiting her
children, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Runnels
Mr. iind Mrs. George Turner and
family went to Verona last Sunday to
Misses Jewel and Vernfi. McCluro
attended the Leonard picnic last
week and visited relatives there.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hartness aro
spending several weeks at Shamrock,
In West Texas, visiting their children.
Grandfather Kerby and his grand-
son, Mr. Carter from Tennessee are
here visiting at the home of J. M.
Chester Poyer came home last
Thursday night nnd spent a few days
with bin family returning to Ranger
Our hnsehnll tonm played tho Van
Alstyne boys last Friday and Satur-
day at tho new ball park hero and
won both games. •
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Douglass and
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Perky, Miss Bee
and Gwendolyn Duckworth have Just
Wallis and ht'sband.
Mr. and Mrs. Nina Gerron of Alto-
ga visited her parents Mr. and Mrs.
Bud Craft recently.
Mr. and M-s. Witt Jordan have
been attending tho bedside of his
brother Joe of Valdasta,
Fred Mitchell and family of Alto-
ga spent Sunday with his slater Mrs.
L. M. Hlght and husband.
Mr. and Mra. G.lllen and children
of Wylle were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Ekl Taylor Sunday weok.
Kdward Kates of Dalian came up
Saturday afternoon to visit Mr. and
Mrs. H. O. Wallis and Mrs. Mutes who
has been hero since Wednesday visit-
ing her parents Mr. and Mra Rste
returning homo Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. W. It. Roberts of En-
nis came by from) Alexander N. C.
wlier<. they have been visiting his par-
ents for the past three weeks spent
last week with her parents H. O. Wal-
lis and wife returning homo Friday1
Wallis Chattel, Aug. 2.
NO FEDERAL COURT
TILL OCTOBER TERM
Assistant United States District
George P. Brown is spending his va-
cation at his home here following the
adjournment of Federal court. Re-
ports for the fiscal year ending June
30 have been completed and forward-
tlon and tell them that we are not
ready to stop yet but expect to go for-
ward and do great big things with
their money and assistance. We are
going to use their money for this
Welcome Arch and we hope every
man, woman and child will have a
part in it. If you are only able to give
a penny give it and its gladly received.
Cans for donations to this fund are
to be placed In different parts of the
city. If you are able deposit a big
sum; If not, whatever you can give
ed to the proper authorities in . _ „
Washington, he said. Court will bo it and I wish every child In the county
taken up again In October, ho said. It would give a penny. Children think It
concern which experience and know-
ledge has proven profitable to him In
business Ho Is of the progressiva
type of business men. ftls store will
show the most attractive line of goods
In its historv this full anil winter.
II. W. II ART LOOKING A1TKR
THRESHING HIS GRAIN IN KAN.
H. W. Hart, local agent for the
Houston and Texas Central railway,
is spending several days on his farm
at (Juinter, Kansas, looking aftor the
threshing of his wheat crop. He has
written to his son. Ward Hart, a local
tailor, that his wheat ls_ turning out
from 30 to 85 bushels per acre. He al-
so has good clops of milo maize an<
He also writes that there Is some
oil excitement there, a well being put
down within Jhroe miles of his farm.
Mr. Hart expects to soon go to St.
TxmiIh to visit his daughter and then
to Watseka, III., to visit a sister. Ho
will go on In to the l>omlnlon of Can-
ada for a visit to relatives before re-
BROTHER OF McKlNVKY MAN
DIIOS I 'ROM PISTOL WOUND.
will be convened at Jefferson.
WIFE OF T. .1. PATSLIX>
DIBS AT HOME I.N HOUSTON
T. .1. Patillo of Houston has return-
ed homo after a brief visit to relatives
takes six pennies more to buy anything
you want; but ono penny given to the
Arch mukes you a builder and a stock-
holder. And to the Rotary Club—that
great "big brother" organization
whose motto is "tho profits most who
serves best" we want to reiterate our
and friends in Mcl<7mi« y. Mr. Itotlllo;thanks and appreciation for their big
lost his wife by death on July 19th
her death having occurred at their
homo In Houston. The remains worn
hearted magnanimous support anil
cooperation. As a timid "little sister,"
wo approached this "big brother" In
shipped to Campbell, T ;::is, whf.ro our K®n<Ta1 appeal to the public and
Interment was made on July 21st. Mr.'th''lr reception was so royal r.n.l
Several from here attended the pic-
nic at McKinney Friday.
Henry Sasse and family visited
relatives in Dallas Sunday.
Luther Parish has been of the sick
list but Is belter at this writing.
Dr. Emerson vlsltod relatives in
Van Alstyne Monday and Tuesday.
Mrs Divers of En loo Is visiting her
sister Mrs. I. L. Emerson of this
Rev. I>eogan Martin of Garland
filled his regular appointment here
the 4th Sunday.
John Stout and family and A.. M. |
Jarrol and family of I^avon visited at
M. L. Fote's Sunday.
John Stoutland family and Mis.
Bertha Foote of I<avon attended
church here Sunday afternoon.
Itllla May and Colandio Jarroll of
Kemp, Okla., are visiting their grand-
parents hero. Dr. and Mrs. Kineraon.
Mr. M. L. Foote, Henry Game and
family, I. L, Emerson and wife, Mr*.
1'atllln is a brother
Ruck of this city.
of Mrs. S.
PRICE OF FLOUR GOES DOWN
yi A HAItRDL 1)1 'RUNG WEEK
Port Worth, Texas, Aug. 3.—Flour
in this city haw lost $1 on the bar-
rel within the last week and Is keep-
ing pace with tho general downward
trend of wheat, according to an an-
nouncement made today by a local
miller. This means a 25c reduction
of the price of each forty-eight, pound
sock. Meal and other mill products
are lower In proportion, ho says.
.T. T. Thomas and children who re-
side a few miles southwest of McKin-
ney, accotnnanied by his son and
daughter, were visitors to this office
Friday. Whil<> hero ho renewed his
subscription to Tho Weekly Demo-
••rat-Gazette and Dallas Soml Weekly
jj. splendid that we felt almost tempted to
' to sit down and watch them built the
arch. The president, Mr. Ronntree. is
enthusiastic for It and his committee.
Gen. E. W. Kirkpatrlck, F. I''. Wlg«s
and Tom Goodnor, are pushing it with
zeal and success. To, In some measure,
show our appreciation the city fed-
eration Is ready at any and all times
to cooperate with these Rotarlans !n
anything they undertake. Wo hope to
have a part in the boys work when
they take It up hero. Tho national Ro-
tary Convention emphasized the grcnt
need of saving our girls and boys of
showing them that "he profits most
who serves best." So we are ready to
lend a hand whenevor called upon.
MRS. J, C. ERWIN,
President of City Federation.
W. C. Robinson and wife and Mr.
Robinson's sister. Mrs. L. W. Crouch,
have returned f>*c>m a week's visit to
relatives at several points In Denton
Mr. and Mrs. L II. Hart of Austin,
are spending a few days visiting rela-
tives and friends In McKinney. Mr.
Hort Is assistant cashier of the State
National Bank of Austin. Mrs. Hart
wan formerly Miss Lucille Shirley of
Miss Adolle Murray has returned,
from a several weeks' visit to relatives
Greenville, Texas, Aug. 2. — W. F.
Harris, a well-known business man
of Greenville, died at 5 o'clock Fri-
day afternoon as tho result ' of a
pistol wound In the temple ho receiv-
ed shortly after noon Friday. Mr.
Harris has heon in bad health for the
last ten years. He represented tho
real estate and loan dpartment of
tho Union Central Life Insurance)
Company. He Is survived by his wlfo
and two daughters.
W. F. Harris wan a. brother of J. P.
Harris, a well known McKinney
traveling salesman. He waa well
known In McKinney where ho had
had numerous business transactions.
Former Mclilnnejlio Honored.
B. F. Johnson, a former McKinney-
Ite, has been elected to tho legisla-
ture from Wichita county. Mr. John-
son, several years ago, was secretary
of the Chamber of Commerce of Mn-
Klnney. lie Is well known and liked
in McKinney. Mr. Johnson In an
Old Settlors' Reunion Date*
Sherman, Texas, Aug. 3.—Tho
Grayson County Old Settlers' fortieth
annual reunion will be hold In Sher-
man, Aug. 21, 25, 26 and 27.
J. Pat Moulden has returned to bin
home at Austin, after a pleasant visit
to his numerous frlendii and relatives
^ Mrs. M. F. Brackney and children
Prank Leslie and Cameron Brackney
of Dallas, arc houso guests of Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Slma.
W. L. Coats of Allen, Route S, call-
ed nt this office wlillo hero attending
tho picnic and renewed his subscrip-
tion to tho Wekly Dcmocrut-Gaantte.
Deputy District Clerk Prank
Wheatley is off on his vacation. Mr.
Whoatley and family nra visiting In
Manager of Large Store and Member
Of Firms Moris with SuOcCCM
Kd 11. I'ottun, manager of ("hooves
I iron. & Co. store in McKinney and a
member of the firm has Just return- ■
' ed home from a pleasant and success-
ful trip to market. His wlfo accom-
panied him en the trip. He went to
New York, Chicago and Saint IaiuIs
whore he I ought fall and winter
goods for his store here.
Mr. Petlus bun a special advantage
In buying merchandise. For many
years he sold goods to tho rotail dry
goods store for a large wholesale
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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/m1/4/: accessed August 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.