The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 5, 1920 Page: 9 of 16
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THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE, THURSDAY. AUGUST 5,1920.
Matthews Brothers Company
A Step Higher in Quality~A Step Lower in Price
Below is a list of articles
which will interest all who
contemplate buying in the near
Men's Suits, $12.50 values
Men's Suits, $22.50 values
Men's Straw Sailors at 20 per
One lot of Boys' Suits, excep-
tional values in Mohair, cool
cloth, and Palm Beach mater-
ials, extra values at. $3.85
A very attractive assortment
of men's silk shirts, $8.50 to
$10 values for $6.50
Good values reign all over this store. During these summer days we want to make
this store as attractive as ever and in order to do so we are making some prices that will
draw new friends, as well as the old ones, close to this popular shopping center,
Some Exceptional Blouse Offers
Some $6/50 Tricolett Blouses being sold for
French Voile Waists, regular $5 values, at
Consider these Dress Values
Regular $9 Organdy Dresses being sold
for only $6.85
Beautiful Silk Dresses, regular $14.85
values, for only ... - $12.50
Beautiful Sik Dresses, regular $37.50
values, for only $18.95
Beautiful Silk Dresses, regular $26.85
values, for only $14.85
$6.50 Skirts going at $3.48
Piece Goods Department
One lot of regular 75c Voile going at
per yard 5QC
Figured Lawn, regular price 25c, at
per yard — 19c
Tissue Ginghams, regular price $1.25, at
per yard _ 98o
Tissue Ginghams, regular price 50c, at
per yard.™ 40c
Many other good values over this Big Store.
HEMSTITCHING AND PECOTING
I; McKlnney JuniorCollege
Information Gliiuinl From Catalog
Regarding I920-21 Term.
•I ■! 1-M I l-I' l -H-H-l-H-H-M-
A JCNIOR COLLEGE.
Parents who wish to educate their children above the high school -are
oftea undecided whether to send them a long distance from home to a great
and well-equipped university, surrounded with many dangers, or to keep them
at home to the neglect of their Intellectual advancement. To the truly alert
aiitl.informed guardian it seems to be a choice between evils. For many the
Junior college is helping solve this problem by proving a useful link be-
t*v«*?n the high school and the university or it may prove a link between the
hi V school and the far distant smaller college. The advantages of a, junior col-
lege are obvious.
Smaller Classes and Personal Contact.
Other things being equal the student who la In a smaller Institution where
the classes are not so large has a distinct advantage because he can "receive
the personal attention of his instructor. Where the classes are very large the
timid student is ofton unwilling to show his lack of knowledge by asking
questions and may pass on until his failure necessitates his elimination from
the institution. Among the freshmen who are dropped from the universities
there are no doubt many who would succeed under surroundings which are not
no radically removed from those of the high school but are atlll a step toward
Moral and Religious Conditions.
A smaller denominational college or junior college can look after the
moral and religious life of its students. The great universities obviously can-
not do this and often have conditions that rend to destruction of faith in a
spiritual religion and divine revelation. How important that the education of
a student be under correct moral and religious influences as long as possible!
5 Home Influences.
If students In their, teens are sent to school away from parental Influ-
ences and to places where there are no moral and religious reytralnts they
aAs subjected to great danger. The conveniently located Junior college will at-
low the combination ol some home Influences with the healthy moral at-
mosphere of the institution.
It can be confidents predicted that the ordinary student can get through
ft year at MfKlnney Junior College for from fifty to sixty-five per cent of
what It will cost him in a great university center at a distance from his home,
if he can live at home and attend the institution the per cent will be even
If ther^ is a favorite college at a distance from which the student wishes
to take his diploma or If he wishes to graduate from a great university why
should he not In either case take his first two years of college work at the
junior college where there Is possible the personal contact with the instruc-
tor, better moral and religious conditions, a more satisfying social life, the
advantage of being nearer homeland the whole at a greatly reduced expense.
llAwlnney Junior College is a denominational institution. The manage-
ment stands for the type of Christianity which was preached by John Wes-
ley, Chas. O. Finney, and 11. T. Roberts, and will give its influence to the
promotion of a spiritual religion. The trustees are elected by the Texas An-
nual CJouference of the Free Methodist Church.
f I/ocation. '
^ilcKlnney, a city of 10 000 population, Is the county seat of Collin Coun-
^Uti"«'xas. The county has a population of 70,000 and is one of the richest
**®**4ilng districts In the United States. Cotton, wheat, corn, oats and alfalfa
are the leading product*. Also Collin County Is a center for the production of
regUttered live stock. In McKlnney are located a cotton mill, cotton cum-
prem and one of the largest flour mills In the Southwest. Also there are sev-
eral cotton gins and various manufacturing plants.
The city Is on tho Texas Electric Hallway, H. A T. C. Branch. Southern
Pacific Railway, and McKlnney and Greenville Branch M. K. A T. Railway.
The climate Is mild "No malaria, no typhoid fever." The rainfall Is about
e name as in Southern Illinois.
The enterprise and appreciation of Christian education on the part of the
'pie of McKlnney is best shown by the fact that Its cltlsens purchased and
ive to the institution a beautiful site for a college campus and 148 adjoining
ts They gave in addition a cash contribution of $26,000.
The campus overlooks Trinity River Valley and the city of McKlnney,
n tliV property are many young trees set out four years ago. The campus
far enough removed from the center of the city to give favorable condi-
tions for outdoor life.
The administration building Is a beautiful, new modern structure of pleas-
1 _ „(4>hltectujnl design and finished with a consideration for good taste and
utility. This bulbflng is two-story with extremities 1.15x165 feet. Hore are lo-
cated offices of administration, class rooms, library, labrntoiies, and an audi-
torium i!5xf*0 feet which will seat 1000 people. Also the cullnnry department
will l>o In this building for the school year 1920-'21. Smaller buildings con-
veniently located will be used for dormitory purposes.
' Since the institution Is to be conducted according to the high educational
MandardH of the State of Texas, library and labratorles proportionate to the
of the various courses will be supplied.
II Is the purpose o< the Institution to offer first class educational advan-
tage* Wider flie very b« Ht moral and religious conditions. Tho faculty is Be
looted slid the whole work of tho institution planned with the understanding
that wan has a three-fold nature. The school will endeavor not only to serve
us students but to serve mankind' and the kingdom of Jesus Christ through
Athletics mill Social Ijlfc.
<£hletlcs and social life nre both recognised as necessary and will both
he allowed but neither will be permitted to dominate the school or to inter-
fere with the renl work of the Institution. Both of these classes of activity
will be regulated by the authorities of the school,
Facilities for Self-Support.
Tho college will need and will bo glad to employ students to help In the
i Military department, and to do Janitor work, ete. Also reliable persons will
ll(, necessary for office work and library. Applications for such positions
Hiinuld bo mado early.
McKlnney being a town of factories, stores, enterprise and wealth, offers
unlimited opportunities for industrious and rollable students to work their way
tlirffugb school. "
i ^ Estimate of Expense,
J or tuition, hoard, room, light, fuel, and fees the student will pay for one
bout as follows:
Music $225- 275
Kxpresslon 220- 250
Commercial 225- 275
Whore students take work in more than one department the expense is
increased. Where discounts are allowed the expenses will be leas than the
above. In addition to the above the student should have allowances for cloth-
ing, hooks, laundry and incidental expenses. These will vary greatly accord-
ing to the individual student.
For Itemized expenses see back of catalogue.
Entrance requirements are based upon a four years high school or
preparatory course. Students from accredited high schools are received with-
out entrance examinations. Statement of standing should be certified to by
principal of high school. Students may be admitted to provisional college
rank if deficient in not more than one unit. They must satisfy all entrance re-
quirements before being admitted to Sophomore standing.
The college offers instruction covering Freshman and Sophomore years.
COCRSE OF INSTRUCTION.
development of Europe from the decline of the Roman Empire to the Refor-
mation. (3 hours.)
IV. Modern Europe. A study of Europe in modern times. (3 hours.)
V. American History. A study of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods.
VI. American Political and Constitutional History. From the Constitution-
al Convention to the present. (4 hours.)
I. Livy. Selection from Livy. Prose one period per week. (4 hours.)
II. Cicero's Do Senectute and De Amicitla. (4 hours.)
English I 3
Mathematics I 5
History I „..2
Foreign Language 4
English II 3
Mathematics II 5
History II 2
Foreign Language ..
.3 English IV
3 History IV
.4 Foreign Language
Description of Courses.
I. Principle* of Economies. A study of the fundamental principles of
Economics and production of wealth. Also rents, interest, etc. (3 hours.)
II. Economic Problems, Monopolies, theory of exchange* government ex
penditures, revenues, taxes, etc. (8 hours.)
I. History of Education. Pre-Christian and Medieval Education, begin-
ning with the Chinese education and extending to the Reformation. First
Semester (3 hours).
II. History of Education. From the Reformation to the present time.
Special attention will be given to the tracing of the history of movements and
the development of principles which one finds In present-day education. Sec-
ond Semester (3 hours).
III. General Psychology. A study of mental processes and the forces
that govern human behaviour. First Semester (4 hours).
IV. Educational Psychology. Prerequisites, General Psychology. A study
of the characteristics of children in the different stages of development, In-
dividual differences, habit formation and the higher forms of mental activity
as they relate to the learning process. Second Semester (4 hours).
I. Rhetoric and Composition. First Semester. A study of the para-
grnpli and forms of discourse with constant practice In writing. (3 hours.)
IT. Rhetoric and Composition. Second Semester. Continuation of course
1. Weekly themes required.
III. English Literature.
Literature. (3 hours.)
IV. English Literature. Second Semester. Continuation of'course III.
(3 hours.) *
I and II. First Year. Grammar and Composition.
translation. (4 hours.)
Ill and IV. Second Year. Composition. Phonetics. Translation from
modern French authors. (4 hours.)
I. Elementary Law. (3 hours.)
11. Advanced Commercial Law. (3 hours.)
I. College Algebra. General course jn the study of the theory of equa-
tions, theory of exponents and other topics treated in advanced almbra. (3
Trigonometry. Formulas and trigonometric equations. (2 houra)
II. Analytics. A study of the circle, the ellpse, the parabolma and
groups of different functions. (6 hours.)
It la understood tl.at whore less than five students register for an elec-
tive the college may postpone the giving of that subject to another semester
or another year.
10,000 MOURNERS PAY LAST
TRIBUTE TO DEAD CANARY
Collateral reading from best English authors.
First Semester. Class study of best English
I. Greek History. A study of the political, social and institutional life
of the Greeks. (2 hours.) tNot given in 1920-21.)
II. Roman Hla'.ory. A study of the origin of the kingdom, the formation
and decline of the Republic and the extension and division of the empire.
<2 hours.) (Not given in 1320-21.)
III. Medieval Europe. A study of the political, Intellectual and religious
Newark, N. J., Aug. 4.--A crowd,
estimated by the police at 10,000 per-
sons, thronged the streets of the city
tonight to witness the funeral of Jim-
mle, the pet canary of Edldlo Rus-
somanno, 65-year-old cobbler. .Police
reserves were called out to preserve
order and clear the streets for the fun-
eral cortege. Jlmmie,. described by its
owner as possessing "a eong as Bweet
as the voice of "Caruso," choked to
death Sunday on a watermelon seed.
Leading the procession was a band
of twelve pieces, playing funeral dirg-
es, followed by a hearse, bedecked
with flowers and carrying a small
white coffin in which the bird's body
reposed. The old cobbler, visibly af-
fected, rode in a coach with a few
The cost of the bird's funeral, esti-
mated at *4 00, was contributed by the
■cobbler's friends. When Jlmmie died
the old cobbler drew the blinds of his
shop, hung out a sign, "Closed on a
count of Jlmmle's death," put crepe
c\er his door, and went into
A tombstone, in the shape
cross with a canary bird in its
tor, will be erected ovei the
grave near Branch Brook Park, tho
Col. J. P. Crouch has gone to
Kansas Pity and Chicago on business.
While away he contemplates visiting
his old home at Jonesboro, Tenn., for
a few days.
Miss Eva Crouch of Jonesboro,
Tenn., who lives with her brother Ool.
J. P. Crouch, hns gone on a visit to
SENT TO (iOVEJRNOlt
Galveston, Texas, Aug. S.—Leas
than four hours were taken tor the
trial of Private J. C. Tyler, TtBtas Na-
tioi al Guard, charged with tb* killing!
of Captain of Captain H. A. Johnsos*-
of Galveston July 30. The trial start-
ed at 2 o'clock and concluded before'
6 yesterday before a general court
martiul, sitting at Camp Hutching.
The court forwarded its decision io
Governor W. P. Hobby, commander lit
chief of the State troops, who wlH re-
view it before Inaking the decision
The accused was on sentry duty,
when the shooting occurred early >ti\
tho morning of July 30. He testifUd
before the court that he had attempt-
ed to halt the car in which Captain
Robertson was riding by a verbal com-
mand and not succeeding aimed his
rifle at the automobile tire -but that
the shot had gone high, striking tho
Charles Chaplin Sued for Dbans.
Los Angeles, Cau, Aug. 3.—Mifdred
Harris Chaplin today filed suit, hore
for divorce from Charlie Chaplin. Sho
Mrs. Chaplin married the motion
picture comedian on Oct. 22, 1918,
but the marriage was kept secret four
months, she asserts in her complaint,
011 the plea of Chaplain that an an-
i nuncement of the marriage would
Interfere with his professional career..
W. O. (Bud) Smith of Post City,
leaves for home after ten days visit « ..
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe
her old home, and will be gone for Smith and other relatives of this.
Mrs. Ula Saunder and daughter
.Virginia Saunders left Wednesday to
I spend the remainder of the summer
Mrs. M. L. Hubhard of Haskell and
Mrs. William Thompson of McKlnney
arrived Saturday to visit their brother.
W. E. Buckiey, and family of 3485
Ave H.—Fort Worth Reoord.
The Grubb Vocational College
A Branch of the A. & M. College of Texas
A Junior College for Young Men and Women.
FOURTH ANNUAL SESSION OPENS SEPTEMBER 15, 1920.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Fourteen years of age, completion of
ninth grade of approved high school.
COURSES: Auto Mechanics, Farm Tractors, Shop Mechanics, Sheet
Metal Work, Pro-Engineering, Commercial Arts, Agriculture,
Animal Husbandry, Dairy Husbandry, Plant Propagation, Farm
Poultry, Home Economics, Manual Training, Applied Arts,
Music, Voice, Hand Instruments, Science, and all Academic
EXPENSES: First Term—Fees $1(S,00; Board and Room $80.40; Sec-
ond Term—Fees $8.00; Board and Room $(>4.00; Third Term—
Fees $8.00; Board and Room $73.(50. Books, Laundry, etc., extra.
Mechanic Arts Building under construction.
Ten well equipped buildings.
Large, well equipped rooms, laboratories, dormitories.
\ Military Training under experienced officer.
Individual attention given to students.
Interurban car to and from Dallas and Fort Worth every hour.
v For catalog and information, address
M. L .WILLIAMS, Dean, Arlington, Texas.
Miss Margaret Thompson has gone;
to Waxahac'nle, Houston and Galves-
ton to spend a throe weeks' vacation.
She Is a saleslady In the Martin Mosea
Co store of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Mulkey of
Emory, Texas, are visiting Mrs. Mul-
Key's sister, Mrs. Yev !er l.ovelady,
f rtl nth •. relatives tn I frlon-ls in Mc-
Mrs. C. 11. Reed ind -< >n. Harold.
I'if Hillsbo'o :uv f>pendi>'i; ;i fi w days
I in McKlnney the guwts of her sister,
Mrs. J. A. Rountreo and family on
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Blasslngame
and daughter, Mlsn DoHs, of Van Al-
styne were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.
D. Adams In this city Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. 11. Mayhew and
daughter, Martha Brandon, have re-
turned to Sherman after a visit to her
parents, Mr and Mrs. J. M. Warei
Claude Kennedy, formerly a Mc-
Klnney barber but now of Ardmore,
Ok.. Is here visiting his parent^ Kid.
and Mrs. C. H. Kennedy.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Cohen who aro
away on a vacation trip are at the
present enjoying themselves la Ban
Nancy, France, la planning to vtUlso
water power from the Rhine Hirer.
Considerable deposits of marl have,
recently been discovered in Kit
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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/m1/9/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.