The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 5, 1920 Page: 5 of 16
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THIRTY-8F VENTH YEAR (BMUUMI
McHlNNEY, COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY AUG. 5, 1 20.
SECTION 2—EIGHT PAGES
WEAVER TO BEGIN
' WORK AS PASTOR
HERE SEPT. 5
Rev. Boone Hunter preached at the
A'tist Christian church to a good sizu'l
congregation Sunday at 11:00 o'clock.
His sermon was well delivered and
held the attention of his hearers close-
ly to the end. He brought to them a
practical message of service rather out
of the ordinary because of the fact he
dellvored it on a plane of simplicity
inuonched with utrong logic challeng-
ing the thoughtful inind to a new
way. The spiritual past of men and
women can be developed and made
strong in the manner that the physi-
cal man is built up. Exercise, constant
use will do the work and the returns
on the so-called "investment" is a
sure result of right living and re-
ligious practice. It Is the only way to
llvr a successful and happy life. Mr.
Hunter is a Collin born and reared
young man. As a minister and teach-
er he has advanced rapidly. On August
2(>th. he will sail for Japan where he
•will teach in a Christian college In To.
kio said to be the third largest of the
wiorld In point of population. His
many friends are proud of him and
Are expressing for him best wishes for
his future in his clioaen field of life
labor. He graduated from Transylva-
nia Christian Church College of Ken-
tucky a few years ago. Ho served as a
soldier in France '*ider the Stars and
Stripes, during which tline he was on
several occasions on the firing lines In
battle. He received Ills A. M. dsjruo at
Vauderbllt University ul Nashville.
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The Sunday school was well attend-
ed. The Men's Class continues to be
a feature of this department. Prof.
K. W. Muse was a visitor and on invi-
tation gave an interesting talk* on the
lesson subject. He reviewed the faults
and virtues o' Imvid to the latter's
credit because of the King's loyalty to
Johovah. Itov. Boone Hunter followed
with a brief inspirational talk. Among
the other visitors to the class and
church service were I)r. W. P. Wol-
ferd, of Allen, and Esq. J. W. Watson,
of the Weston community. There was
no service at night It was announced
that Rev. Clifford 8. Weaver and wl e,
of Lexinfton, Kentucky, will arrive In
time for Rev. Weaver to commence
his i>ostbrata here on Sunday Sept 6 th.
The church officially tendered the
First Methodist church congregation
the use of the First Christian church
duting the month of August for hom-
ing any meeting they desired while
they are building an annex to'their
What the Farmers Are ttelag Paid fat
Ttioir Products—Corrected lo Data
Feedstuff and Oraia
Oats per bushel 7#c and 80c
Corn In shuck per bu. $1.50
Itrun per cwt to |3.35
Shorts per owt. $3.to to 13.75
Chops per cwt 14.50
Winviii per bu. (basis No. l.)...$2.6b
Alfalfa hay per ton _.|ll to 925
Millet hay per ton )16 to $30
Johnson grass hay per too $12.50
1'ralrie hay per tow — $18
Produce and Provtrtons.
Hacon per pound 80c to 3 4c
Butter per pound 80c
Creamery butter 40o
Chickens, fryers per pound 26c
Old roosters, per lb $c
Hens, per lb 16c
Wggs per doe 28c
Turkeys per lb — tie
lard per lb. ...SHc to 35c
Irish Potatoes per pound — 13 1-2
Sweet Potatoes per pound 7o
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flogs per cwt $11 to $14.
lieof cattle per cwt $8 to $7
Sheep per cwt $6 to $9
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Cotton per pound Ifto to 86o
Cotton seed per ton $4
Cotton seed meal (4 per cent
Mixed hulls and meal cotton
■sod per cwt $l. o
Hulls per ton 111
new rail rate TO
mo effective aug. ae.
Washington, Aug. 4.—New freight
rates and passenger fares will l>e
mado effective Aug. 26, Instead of
Aug. 20 for pa«Honger faros and Aug.
26 fop freight tariffs, railroad officials
At the sumo time It was announced
that the American railroads would
ask the Canadian Railway Oommls-
slcncrs for permission to make tha
new rates effective on transportation
from the United Slates to Uio Domin-
Decisions to postpone the putting
Into effect of the advance in tho
charges, authorised last Saturday by
the Interstate Commerce Commission
from the datos announced yestordny,
reached tonight after tariff export
of the carrier* had Informed Alfred P.
Thorn general counsel for the Assocla-
tlon of Hallway BmouUtm that It
.prould be Impossible to have the
blanket schedules ready before Aur-
al. Under the orders «r the commis-
sion the new schedules must be mod
five days before they become effective.
Thank* to B. I* Chapman, Farm or n-
▼ills, for a subscription to ttoe Weekly
Garo Paabernadjlan, minister to the
United States from the new republic
of Armenia, has taken hia place among
the accredited diplomats in Washing-
ton. He waa In the capital three
months before he was recognized, or
rather before recognition waa granted
Armenia by the United States.
VOTERS MAKE IT
By the declslvo vote of 238 to 72—
more than three to one, forward look-
ing voters suld in Tuesday's election
that they authorized tha issuance of
$30,000 worth of bonds for the pur-
pose of erecting a livestock sales
pavlllou on the market square prop-
erty owned by the olty and for hard
surfacing the entire block of land.
It Is planned to erect a building
that will be suitable for many other
purposes, such as housing the county
fair exhibits, large crowds etc. It 1b
expected that the building will be 90x
200 feet with the largest capacity for
livestock and agriculture sales and
exhibits and for holding crowds of any
building In the entire county. The
type o^ the building will be decided
upon by the city commission.
IlUHlnctiH men, farmers and stock-
men are of the opinion that this Is
one of the most Important stops for-
ward McKlnney has ever made. Bvory
one realizes that Collin county Is pri-
marily nn agricultural and livestock
county and that upon these industries
chiefly rests the future of our county.
McKlnney, queenly, progressive, nlort
city, now steps forward and extends
the hand of welcome to these wealth
producers and gives them a perma-
nent and lasting Invitation to hold
their sales and shows here and to
make the county seat their head-
quarters and trading center. McKln-
ney Is thus setting an example that
will enlarge her trade territory and
that will enable our business men
and organizations to better cooperate
with farmers and stockmen, thereby
helping to make Collin county even
more extensively known as one of
the nation's richest and finest agri-
cultural counties and will help build
toward the fondest hopes of those
business- like farmer—stockmen who
want to see their county pointed to
and recognized ns the livestock cen-
ter of the Southwest.
In voting the bonds McKlnney rec-
ognized and fulfilled one of our great
necdp and added to tho chain of pto-
gr. sslve and worth-whllo accomplish-
ments of the past few years and by
this act our city will doubtless win the
applause and commendation of the
McKlnney is perhaps tho first town
In Texas that will havo a municipally
owned livestock pavilion and this
will serve as quite an attraction.
Such events as tho county Inter-
scholastlc meet and other large gath-
erings that have heretofore gone to
other places can be accomodatod in
this big new $30,000 building.
The need of this building was
recognized nbotit two years ago and
for the past two yoars President W.
A. Dowell and Secretary C. W. Smith
of tho Business Men's Association and
others' havo worked zealously on plans
to get such a building. In this they
had Iho cooperation of tholr mem-
bers and othorti of tho city. Tho farm-
ers and stockmen havo repeatedly
coniriK nded tho efforts being made In
Mi Kinney along these lines.
It Is another great victory won ' y
tho p"iiyro'Hlve element who nio
loo.tinr to the future and desire to
• i*<11• I .1 greater McKlnney.
Now, let tho people turn tholr t-1-
tentlon to making this n successful
. t Uiirine mid to other plans for t: e
< «hittn ie.I upbuilding of the Quicn-
llost Pttle city In tho best eoun:v -n
the manriest state of the moat frr-
warding looking nation In the word.
TROOP B FIFTH
CAVALRY TO LEAVE
THURSDAY, AUG. 5
Orders were previously published
for all members of Troop B. 6th Cav-
alry to report Wednesday, at & a. m.
August 4th, but owing to the rush in
handling other troops, this troop will
not leave until Thursday August 6th.
All members are ordered to report at
9 u. m. with toilet articles, under-
wear and other personal effects. „
Troop B. is composed of Company
L. 10th Infantry and the original
troop as organized by Major Bargent
|A large number of members at-
tended Sunduy's drill and made an
Capt. Liucas states that he Is well
pleased with the quality of men In
the troop and Is very cnthusustlc over
tho cliunce of winning for the troop,
the $1,000 offered by the citizens of
The drill schedule during tho camp
will be easy, and consist of mounted
and discounted drill, rifle and pistol
practice, guard duty parades and etc.
The camp commander Is trying to
arrange for passes each night for 90
per cent of tho men In each troop.
Any one desiring Information can
phone or write Capt. Tully B. Lucas
The McKlnney Municipal Band will
furnish music and parade with the
I roop Thursday afternoon.
THOMASON AND LOONEY
SUPPORTERS FOR JCEFF
rindiie to open grocery
store about september 1.
W. B. Kindle la having a frame
store building 18x31 feet erected at
the corner of Short and Wilcox
streets. About September 1 he will
open up a stook of groceries. Mr. Kin-
dlt will adopt the cash and carry plan.
He has been In the grocery business
In McKlnney for 31 years.
Of all the arrant nonsense which
lia.< emanated from Bailey head-
quarters in Houston the statement
tliul 75 per cent of the Tliomason
and Liooney supporters will support
1-alley against Neff is the most rldcu-
No doubt in El Paso county, Mr.
Thomason was supported as a homo
man by some of Bailey's friends, and
In Hunt county Mr. liooney was sup-
purled as a homo man by some of Mr.
But the rank and file of Thomason
and Booney supporters in Texas ar
everlasting and against Bailey.
Thomason anu Booney made '.ho
spring campaign against Bailey, and
it was their fight against the former
senator that mustered Texas men and
women behind their candidacies.
Mr. Bailey has mad3 it a point ev-
er;, whore to denounce Thomason anl
Booney. He has proclaimed them in-
competent, narrow and unfit He has
dnrounced tholr supporters as "sisters
and sissies." He has modestly told
their supporters that he himself was
the only "real man" In the race.
And the anti-Bailey men lined up
behind Thomason and Booney because
they regarded the two as patriotic,
Liroadmlnded and fit men and be-
cause they were ugainst the things
thut Bailey stood for.
Mailey represents exactly the same
things that ho represented before tho
May primaries. He is exactly the same
kind of man he was before tho May
And so far as Bailey Is concerned,
9;> per cent of the Thomason and
I^ooney supporters aro the same anti-
Bailey men and women "sissies and
sitters" Mr. Bailey called thein—they
were before tho May primaries.
There are about 160,000 of them,
possibly more, and they aro massing
behind Neff to give an anti-Bailey
niujorlty that will forever dispose of
tho modest statesman from the Dls-
trlct of Columbia as a political factor
In this state.
They are preparing to administer in
a most Impressive way tho "kindness"
of overwhelming defeat the former
senator so earnestly craved at Atlanta,
but. which his idolaters are pouring
but their slush funds to avert.
It Is too into for the .o men to emit
their unctuous flattery upon tho
friends of Thomason and Ijooncy. That
stuff Is as disgusting to them as it
Sixty-six per cent of the voters who
participated In *.he primaries voted for
Neff Booney and "Phomason with one
chief purpose In view and that was
to defeat Bailey, the old liquor ma-
chln, tho soreheads, the grumblers,
tho fomenters of class hatred, the en-
omles of woman suffrage, the enemies
of democracy, the denunciators of
churches and preachers and tho odds
and onds of reaction that aro mus-
tered behind Balloy's candidacy.
For the most part their support of
Neff, Thomason and Booney had In
view that supreme objective, and now
they have tho battle in tholr own
Tho Bailey managers aro wasting
time In simpering and slobbering over
the supporters of Thomason and
I.ooney, who aro now petting behind
l'at Neff to drive their victory homo.
DIED ON MONDAY
Mahry Koonco Sherbort, 16 years
old, died at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. N\ Koonce, South
Kentucky street, at 6 o'clock Monday.
Funeral services wore conducted at
the graveside Tuesday morning 10:30
o'clock by Dr. E. 11. Flncher, pastor
of the Presbyterian church Burial
followed In Pecan Grove cemetery.
GORE IN FIGHT
Oklahoma City, Ok., Aug. 4.—
Scott Ferris of I^awton, Congressman
from tho Sixth Oklahoma District for
the last fourteen years, today was
leadtng Senator Thomas P. Oore for
the Democratic nomination for
United States Senator by more than
27,000 votes, incomplete returns from
yesterday's primary showed. The vote
from out of the State's 2,708
Ferris 79,530, Gore 62.369.
MLLE. EMILLIENE R0MEY
Mrs. (J. G. Lovelndy Of Altoga Prc-
hoiiUmI It To The Editor.
g. G. Lovelady and wife, who live
on the old homestead of Mr, Bove-
lady'd father near Altoga, wore wel-
come callers at our of floe, Mrs.
I/OVelady presented tho editor with
a stone tomato that weighed nearly
two pounds. It was really the largest
tomato thut wo ever saw. She pro-
cured the seed from the J. M. Andrews
grocery store of this city. She had
better success in raising tomatoes
this year than ever before In her life.
She has put up twenty six cans, be-
sides giving away several bushels of
nice ripe tomatoes to her neighbors
and friends. Mrs. Bovolady states that
her garden Is extra good this year and
tholr potatoes did very well. Mrs.
Bovelady was formerly Miss Beulali
Cate, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Q. O. Cate, of Altogu. Mrs. Bovelady
.states that she has forty five young
Indian Runner ducks that alio Is
very proud of. From experience, she
lias found the Indian Runner duck
to bo an excellent fowl for egg pro-
duction. They are also comparatively
easy to raise.
GOOD SOUTH TEXAS CROPS
Mrs. C. N. Malone Rack From Visit To
Home uf Ed Boinar.
Mrs. C. N. Malone and little niece.
Edith Gist, have returned from a very
enjoyable four weeks visit at the homo
of her sister, Mrs. Ed Bornar and fam-
ily at Three Rlvrrs, Mveoak county,
Tc*as. Mrs. Malone states that Mr.
and Mrs. Eld. Bomar are getting along
nicely In tholr new South Texas home.
Her nephew, Royse Bomar, Is in the
creamery and produce business at
Three Rivers. She states that crops
a:c simply fine in Blveoak county und
times are prosperous. Enroute home,
she visited at San Antonio, Austin
and Hillsboro. At the latter place, she
visited her brother, .Tim Thomas An-
drews, who was reared at McKlnney,
bu*. is now superintendent of the oil
mill at Hlllsbor3.
GONE TO TENNESSEE.
\\ , II. UmKz And Family Will Visit
At Columbia That State.
W.H. I^entz, wife and two children,
W. H. Jr. and Robert, this city depart-
ed, on a month's vacation to he
spent in his native home at Columbia,
Tennessee. This is Mr. Bentz's first
visit back there in five years. Since ho
left there, he has married and has
two children. He will visit his parents,
brothers, sisters and other relatives
and o>d home friends. For about a
year Mr. Bentz has beon salesman vur
Walker & Hlght, furniture and
hardware. The Dally Courier-Gazette
will follow them during their absence
with home news. Mrs. Bentz was for-
merly Miss Matnle Chtiney daughter of
W. A. Chancy, *one of our best known
f irmer citizens who lives in the Trin-
ity community. W. H. Bentz is a
brother of E. W, Sweoncy.
UAIBEY'S LEAD IS
REDUCED TO 1,558
Miss Pearl Goree, an attractive
young lady from Paris la the houso
guest of Dr. and Mrs. R. B. Burton
and will he In the city for several
days. Miss Goreo Is Dr. Burton's
nleco and la a frequent visitor to her
Mn, A. I* Hughes la spending ha*
vacation In North Carolina cities and
Misses Paulino and lilasle Hughes In
Galveston and othor coast cities.
As additional complete county re-
turns were received by the Texas
Election Bureau Wednesday, Bui-
lcy's leud over Neff In the raco for
the Democratic nomination for Gov-
ernor in the primary electioii of July
24, was reduced to l,55ti votes.
Out of a total of 24 7 counties from
which returns havo been received 230
are complete. A total of 44 8,992 votes
is accounted for.
Bailey lias 161,4 39 votes, Neff,
149,883; Thomason 98,876; Boaney,
DRUNKEN HOC.S DEAD OFFI-
CER TO STIIJi IN OPERATION
Mils. Emllllene Romay of Paria waa
woosd so suceeasfully by Sergeant Ray
Hewlett of Flndlsy, O., late of the A.
C. F., that ahe consented a few weeke
ago to come to him in America. Hew-
lett provided passage for her and waa
at the pier in New York to meet her
when the ahlp arrived. He met her all
right, but on the arm of Nicola Raspa,
a tenor of Brookllne, with whom ahe
had fallen In love on the voyage from
Council Bluffs, Iowa, Aug. 3.—Be-
cause his trwlno couldn't handle liquor
like gentlemen and mado "porfeot
hogs" of themsolvos, Henry Vander-
pool is languishing In Jail here
charged with mocnsblnlng and the
$4 ,000 mortgage ho oxpectod to clear
off tho old homestead with his white
liquor probably will bo further aug-
mented by a stiff flno.
Summer lvnox, prohibition agent,
approaching a farm nour hero was ad-
miring tho scontry when his fllvvor
hit a largo now, faintly wheezing a
maudlin "o-o-o-o-e-o," followed by
still fainter grunts. Tho hog was
Knox investigated and found thir-
ty othor hogs In a field In all stages
of intoxication, from the light, happy
Jog, to tho unconcern of complete In-
Knowing that sooner or later one of
the drunken hogs would need a "pick-
up. he waited. Whon this occasion
came he followed through a trail in
heavy underbrush and found a hog
eating whisky mash. Beyond was a
completely organized still.
The man claimed that a man haa
n right to pay off a mortgage on his
farm aa beat he can.
AT ANNA THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY AUG. 5-6
Sid Smith, a well known Anna bus-
iness man, In McKlnnoy Wedesday
making arrangements for advertising
the annual picnic celebration at Anna,
which is to be held on Thursday and
Friday, Aug. 5 and 6. It will be held
In Strother Grove, 1-2 mile south of
Arrangements have been made for
handling a big crowd. There will oe
pienty of fr3o ice water, merry-go-
rouud, and all kinds of attractions vo
make up a successful picnic. The Alto-
ga bund will furnish music.
Baseball games will be played each
day between Boyso City and West-
An Invitation Is extended to every-
body to attend.
IAWEJOY PEACH IS POPU-
LAR COLLIN FRUIT
J. T. White, who llvoa fcn one of
Jchn E. Bovejoy's farms a few miles
Southwest of McKinney, Is putting In
some spare *.lme from his farm work
In soiling fruit tr. es for the McKlnney
Nursery. He Is especially pushing the
rale of the Bovejoy peaon, a very
superior variety of peach for this
black land district of Tei.as and which
variety, Mr. White himself discovered
and developed. He named tho pencil
in honor of hie landlord, who is the
president of the First National Bank
of this city. Mr. White is also mak-
ing a speciality t.f one other variety
ot fruit trees—tho Cam pas Cherry.
This cherry trco docs wed In our
black soil, contrary to tho record of
o.lier ordinary va-letles of cherry
trees. This particular variety of cher-
ry was developed from a plum 3eed ly
a farmer of near Farmoravillo. Mr.
White lias worked more or less In tho
nursery business nil his life. It i* of
much advan:ago to hla brotlu.* far-
mers who wish to set out 'rlut '.roes,
ai ho understands Collin county soil
In reference to ihc grovili of oi-
chnrds and :s therefore in \ position
to give them valuable Information on
th subject on what fiuit trees to se-
lect and how to set them out for the
MAN DROWNS FOUR CHILDREN,
THEN ENDS OWN LIFE.
Little Rock. Ark., Aug. 4.—News
wus received liore lust right that Wil-
liam Crutcher, aged 40, a farmer liv-
ing near Lies Arc, Ark., threw his four
little children into a bayou,, drowning
thom, and then drowned himself Sun-
da) night. Mrs. Crutchor and her two
children were attending church and
returned to find tho husband and
Investigation revealed that Crufjhcr
had taken the chll Iron in a bugsv \o
tho bayou and ended all five lives,
Tho bodies of Crutchor and one of the
children have been discovered.
Tho dead children ranged In agi?
from tv\'9 to eight.
Mrs. Crutcher said that her huiban>^
had shown no signs of .nsanltv. hut
that he had worried over his health.
OKLAHOMA GIRL DISAPPEARS
FROM TRAIN IN NEW MEXICO
Sun Francisco. Aug. 4.—Search of
tho baggage of Alice Miller, 15 year-
old girl, who disappeared at Albuquer-
que. N. M., .'uly 21 on her way from
Nowklrk, Ok'a., to Sin Francisco,
failed to reveal information that
might load to clarification of circum-
stances surrounding her disappear-
ance, the police announced today. The
girlta effects arrived last night. She
had been placed on the train at New-
kirk July 20 by hor father, and was
to live here with her mother. Rail-
road officials said ahe has beon traced
to Albuquerque, where she alighted.
Combined efforts o police of several
oltles have failed to obtain trace of her
MAY BE BUILT
FOR NEXT PICNIC
A big concrete, fire-proof pavilion Is
a strong probability for next year's
big McKlnney picnic and reunion.
This is the opinion of Col. J. L. Dog-
gett, president of the Association,
which owns the 26 acre picnic tract
of land. The Association waa charter-
ed a number of yeara ago and usually
nets a neat little sum every year,
which muat be turned back Into per-
manent improvements o ^ the ground
or in the purohase of adnitlonal acre-
age. This proposed pavilion will be
large enough for public speaking pur-
poses, to house the band and will
contain two rest rooms—one for the
ladles and one for the men. Col. Dog-
gett stated 1that while sufficient funds
were not now in the treasury of the
Association, yet the balance of the
needed amount could be secured.
Col. Doggett stated that the twenty-
first annual three day entertainment,
July 29, 30 and 31, was successful to
a very gratifying degree In every re-
spect. Weather waa ideal, the crowds
were Immense, the amusements and
concessions wero well represented
and amply furnished their quota of
picnic amusement and enjoyment. The
McKinney band furnished a quality of
music never exceeded In the whole
history of the Association. The order
was first class and no accidents oo-
cured to mar the success or enjoyment
o# tho three days entertainment.
Rotary Club Commended.
Col. Doggett spoke In most com-
mendatory terms of the Rotary Club
in organizing the splendid parade
with which the picnic opened. He com-
mended the enterprise of the mor-
el-ants and institutions that decorated
floats and carriages for the par.ulo.
He also piaieed the McKlnney Cavalry
ttoop for their turn out in loading
the parade. Col. Doggett savs that
the hospitality of Gen. E. W. Klrk-
patrlck and wife In offering their
splendid home and cooperating with
the Daughters of the Confederacy In
Bervlng dinner to the old confederates,
was a most Important feature In the
success of this year's reunion. Col.
Dpggett makes an ideal president. He
is public spirited and a good speaker
and spares no effort in having the
Association to dispense unstinted
hospitality to the great crowds that
never fail in attending these great
annual events held In McKinney every
summer. Col. Doggett andthe Associa-
tion appreciate the cooperation of
those who managed the baby show,
athletics or in any way aided in mak-
ing the picnic a success.
At this tlmo when the State Health
Department is waging a vigorous cam-
PR ign for tho extermination of rats
bcause of die bubonic plague out-
break In Texas coast towns, many cit-
ies and towns ovor the states are tak-
ing an interest in killing rats. Not
only are the rodents considered a
menace to health but they are report-
ed doing enoimous damage in many
sections. Soma Collin county farm-
ers have reported that the rats at a
eating much corn and threaten to
cause serious loss. No general cam-
paign for killing the rodents has been
started in ''ollin county, but quite a
number of individuals aro making ef-
forts to get rid of the animals to stop
tho ravages of their promises.
The following methods of killing
rate are recommended by the State
Traps—Tho best typo of trnp to usu
is tho ordinary snap trap sold under
tho trade name of "Official," "Hold
liast," and ''Victor."
Tho most effectlvo bait is broad
soaked in bacon grease, or fried ba-
ccn. After baiting tho trap, remove
tho human scent by flaming the trap.
Set trap within two feet of rat hole
or along a runway.
At least two traps should bo kept
baited and set in every building at all
Poison—All standard rat poisons
may be obtained at all drug stores.
Great caution must, however, be ob-
served In tholr umb, as If placed within
roach of small children. Chickens,
etc., Is almost sure to have fatal re-
Break Up Breeding Places—Re-
move wooden floors In barns and out-
houses; elevate wood and coal piles at
least 18 Inches above the surface of
the ground, as these afford splendid
Remove tho Food Supply—Garbago
should be deposited In covered con-
tainers and systematically romoved
If householders Insist on keeping
chickens, rabbits and othor pets,,placo
out just enough food to satisfy them
and thereby leave no surplus for tho
rats. Rats are also great egg and
HEARD NEFF SPEAK.
In Dallas Monday Night Will Applb
A in! AH Wlbneth.
W. B. Apple antf Alf Wllmeth, two
strong Neff supporters of McKlnney,
heard their favorite candidate In his
opening spoech Monday night In the
City Hall auditorium at Dallas In tho
cpenlng speech of his second primary
campaign. Mr. Neff had a capacity
house and elicited much enthusism
during his speech.
Burton Harrelson is at Vernon,
working for Bd Chosnoy Is Mr. Chee-
ney*s barber stoop there. Mr. Chesnoy*
formerly owned a barber shop In Mc-
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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/m1/5/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.