The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 9, 1920 Page: 3 of 16
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jNEY schools open
THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1920.
COUNTY TO MEET
I JInnoy public schools oper-
U0-21 school trm Monday
Inder auspicious conditions,
fng attendance was excep-
ine and the pupils after an
and delightful vacation he-
school work with renewed
Many woo little tots were
it the ward schools for their
He in life.
Boyd High school Monday
,ng ceremonies were brief
Carlisle, superintendent of
mey public schools niado a
Jy remarks concerning the
>1 year. A.11 Indications point
ct that the coming term la
of the most successful In
ry of McKlnney. L. A. Scott,
of the McKJnney school
[Iso spoke briery ana made
tluable suggestions to the
^is untiring efforts In dls-
\ his duties as president of
itlol board and his wine counsel
and leadership, President L. A. Scott
Is due much credit for the success of
the McKlnney schools.
l)r. EI B. Flncher, pastor of the
Presbyterian church, wus present and
made a short but entertaining, educa-
tional and Inspiring address.
After the above program, the pu-
pils of the High school all repaired
to their respective class rooms where
they were issued their books and the
lessons assgned. The loeuance of
books find assignment of lessons were
made In each of the ward schools, af-
ter which the pupils were dismissed
until Tuesday morning when they will
enter actively upon their work for
tho school year.
Following Is the assignment of
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Prof. R. II. Hardage. A. B., Princi-
Miss Iluth Pierce, A. B., Latin.
Prof. B. H. MeLain, A- B., Asslst-
Dear Old Golden Rule
School days nre more happy for those who use
good school supplies such as you get here.
Ever Shal*p pencils, fountain pens, pen
staffs, pen points, pencils, extra value tablets
mith Drug Co.
nnt Principal, Selene*.
Prof. R. D. Hollowell, A. B., Science
MImk Kuth Brown, A. B.,
Mr. B. H. Mcl-aln, A. B., Mathe
Mr. H. It. Harwell, A. B.,
Miss Ruth Dowell, A. B., English.
Miss Emma C. King, A. M., French.
Miss Esther Brown, A. B., Spanish.
Prof. Wynne Graham, A. B., His-
Mlsn Julia Vernon, Ped. B., History.
Miss Susie O. Carlisle, B. S.. D. B.
Prof. D. W. McKee, A. B., Commer-
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Miss Frances Thompson.
Miss Bain Webb.
Miss Mae Hill.
Mis Inez Strother.
Miss Gertrude Millar.
Mrs. K. J. Manly.
Prof. F. M. Scott, Principal
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Miss Eva Hughston.
Mlas Nettle Erwin.
Miss Nell Burks.
Mrs. Earl Y. Wolford.
Miss Alta Van Brown.
Miss Florence Lee Harris.
Miss Ethel Russell.
Miss Allle Rogers.
Prof. Earl Y. Wolford, Principal.
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South Side School.
Mrs. C. C. Cross.
Miss Pauline Gibson.
Miss Camlle Emerson.
Miss Alyne Stsigther.
Miss Rebecca Lovell.
Miss Bettye Holloman.
Mrs. Geo. P. Brown.
Prof. J. W. Mosley, Principal.
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Ea.st Side School.
Miss Laura Lou Allen.
Mi.is Jean Wilson.
Mfss Hassle Davis.
Miss lone Leslie.
Prof. Shit-ley Taylor, Prncipal.
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Mrs. Shirley Taylor.
The colored school will begin after
the llose of tho cotton season.
Uuij AtuKMlaai CRAWFORD A CRAWFORD
"All Work Guaranteed."
Over former Morgan Weaver Store W. Sicks Square, McKlnney, TtxU
WAI/I'ER PARVIN OFF ON
POLAND CHINA CIRCUIT.
Walter Parvin loft Monday for Sher-
man to attend the A. L. Jett Poland
China hog and Jersey cattle sale.
From there ho will go to Red Oak, Ok-
lahoma. to attend the sale of R. a.
Welch & Son. in which the well known
Texas grand champion Poland China
boar, Council Hill Buster, which Par-
vin & Cunningham sold to Mr. Welch
for $6,000, will be sold again. From
there Mr. Parvin will go to Checotah,
Oklahoma, to attend the Gllllum and
Sharp sale. It was at this farm that
Parvin & Cunningham secured their
great sire, The Clansmaster, by the
Clansman. A large number of people
on his circuit will return to McKln-
ney Thursday morning, September .
to attend the Parvin & Cunningham
suction sale here.
The State Demlcratic convention
met In Ft. Worth, Tuesday, Septem-
ber 7th. Collin county la entitled to
eight votes. The following are dele-
gates to tho State Convention from
county: L. J. Truett, Mrs. J. 8. Heard,
George Jenkins, R. L. Barnum, O. L.
Cantrell, F. W. Jackson, F. T. N.
Hood, Ed Gibson, A. L. Shirley, George
Robinson, Joe Aston, T. S. Letson,
Mrs. Will Neathury, P. L. Miller, W.
A. Canon, D. E. Neathery, Wes Neath-
ery, P. C. Williams. Bob Alexander,
W. M. Jones, A. M. Blackmail, Mrs.
Julius Purvln, Mrs. Jno. B. Honaker,
W. P. Abernathy, Dr. W. C. Bryant,
Mrs. Bob Jones, Mrs. Gilbert Tldwell,
Will Wells, J. M. Kerby, Charley
Smith, C. T. Carmlchael, C. Manning
W. T. Dunn, F. A. Kluttz, W. T. Hoot-
en, T. J. astevens, John C. Jones, A.
H. Eubanks, Frank Brooks. H. G.
Butler, M. Whlsenant, Dr. W. F. Wol-
ford, B. R. Smith, Dr. E. L. Haley,
Mrs. Dr. R. E. Morrow, J. D. Cottrell,
Mrs. R~ C. Fortner, Mrs. Dan Dudley,
Mrs. J. I). Conttrell, Dr. It. C. Hicks,
Tom Berryman, Mrs. J. W. Kerr, Her-
bert Blggerstaff, Mrs. W. A. Lake,
Mrs. C. W. Hardaway, Bud Cunning-
ham, Mrs. John Stallcup, C. E. Davis,
J. D. McElhannon, C. L. Bishop, N. A*
Smith, R. O. Co*, Mrs. A. J. Aycock,
Mrs. E. L. Burton, Mrs. Jack Cham-
bers, Mrs. W. E. Franklin, Mrs. W, C.
Robinson, Mrs. John Church Mrs. Cora
Hickey, Mrs. J. J. Ray, will VlneB,
Mrs. Nellie Pierce, R. L. Horn, Ster-
ling Stiff, G. D Antwller, C. E. Farr,
Portman Barker, Mrs. M. Whlsenant.
A. A. Reagan, Bob Russell, L. L.
Miller, W. S. Aston, Sam Moulden, B,
W. Smith, Thad Paris, H. M. Mark-
jham, R. L. Brown, Will Boyd, Mrs.
R. L. Brown, Sam Gambrell, I, S.
Proctor, W. B. Chapman, J. H. Tom-
linson, J. W. Bailey of Cedar, Dr. W.
E. Morrow, J. W Jamison, Marvin
Houser, T. M. Phelps, Mrs. J. A. Kuy-
kendall, Mrs. Sterling Stiff, Mrs. L.
W. Crouch, G. R. Smith, R. C. Merritt,
t'Ms. W. C. Dowdy, Miss Alta Brown,
Scott Allison, Mrs. M. E. Mallow, Rev
Abe Enloe, J C. Enloe, J. L. Franklin,
Jack Sportsman, Henry Miller, Grady
Chandler, H. H. Neilson, Owen P.
Smith, E. W. Merritt, Clarence Dowdy,
Woodvllle J. Rogers, J. H. Sneed,
Yancey Powell, R. B. Davis, J. B
annady, G. E. Abernathy, A. M. Wol-
ford, Mrs Alice Taylor, Noah Jones,
W. D. Smith, R. E. Crockett, E. T.
England, J. M. Crockett, Bob Jackson,
E. W. Klrkpatrlck, J. L. Doggett, Sam
Neathery, Ollie Hall, E. W. Sweeney,
R. E. Llttlejohn, A. J. Aycock.
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We are asking your support this fall and we pledge you in return, a business
administration of clean, dependable merchandise at a fair price.
This is the time of year that you should be thinking of a good stove to repre-
sent you this winter; one that will conserve your fuel supply and yet make
your home comfortable, and we strongly endorse one of our
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"THE QUALITY HOUSE"
Phone 43 McKinney, Texas
Clarence Hawkins has the reputa
tion of being the fastest chicken dress-
er in the world. It seems incredible
that a man could kill, pick, clean and
drop a chicken into a frying pan ready
cook in a minute. But of the thou
sands of people who have watched this
champion chicken dresser work at the
Chicago stock yards poultry show, It is
well understood that the job is a mat-
ter of seconds. At this poultry show
every year hundreds of people hold
their watches on him, and his quickest
time has been 11'a seconds. He is con
ftdent that he will reduce the record to
10 seconds this year.
Every move has been studied out
and numbered. Movements of the
hand and fingers have been reduced in
number as an automobile manufactur-
er reduces the number of parts in the
construction of his machine. The wat-
er into which the bird is dipped to
loosen its feathers is warmed to an ex-
act temperature as indicated by a ther-
mometer, and when the big hand of
the champion sweeps down over one
side of the carcass the entire plumage
is cleaned off, and next, in the twink-
ling of an eye, the other side is clean.
No man can see the operation and at
the same time keep track of the second
hand on his watch.
Hawkins acquired the knack of
cleaning, splitting open and finishing
in 'cleaning fish, lie lives on Brown's
Lake In Wisconsin and owns a summer
it "i t on tho shore of the lake. Ho al-
i' has ji poultry farm which is operat-
ic! to supply chicken dinners for the
hot. I. The place isn't lar from Hal-
bai'h's While ltock Farm at Waterford,
and is something of a mecca to which
poultrymen who own autos drive from
Milwaukee and Chicago.
There are more worthwhile ideas on
Hawkins' poultry plant than any other
commercial farm in the two states
Labor is reduced to a minimum on the
plant, the same as movements are re-
duced to a minimum in the poultry
If Hawkins wants to coal his hot
water heater In the feed house, he
pulls a shuttle in a coal pipe and the
coal pours into the top of the stove
like grain running out of a funnel at
the bottom of a bin. The watering
pans in each pen hang from a stop-
MRS. J0SEPHUS DANIELS
Mrs, Denials has been an earnest
worker (ln behalf of the 3heppard<
Towner bill for the protection of ma-
ternity and infancy.
cock in a continuous pipe, and as the
chickens decrease the weight of the
pan by drinking the water, the pan
slightly rises like a regulator on an in-
cubator, and water pours into It until
the increased weight shuts off the cur-
The supply of fresh air in the build-
ings has been reduced to a science of
ventilation. The windows have double
glass in them and the front Is tight In
winter except for the Intake of fresh
nlr. There are King ventilators in tho
roof. In summer a 2-foot square open-
ing in the north side, under Ihe drop-
pings boards In each pen, keeps the
laying house cool.
The droppings boards are scraped
each morning and the droppings
thrown In a boat that travels on an
overhead track the length of the
house. This laying house wan built
five years ago and the material cost
about $1,050. Mr. Hawkins is a me
chanic as well as a chicken man and
owner-manager of the hotel. When he
hires nine men he joins in and does
the work of three more, so he has the
labor of twelve. Perhaps the laber on
this building would represent $1,000
There is a feed room in the center
and three pens to either side. Last
winter 1,200 layers were carried in one
of the 3-pen wings. From October 1
to Juno 1 they had laid approximately
130,000 eggs. That isn't a high yield,
yet during the winter months Hawkins
averaged to sell $900 worth of eggs a
month. The feed cost $300 and the la-
bor $100 per month.
The house is lighted with electric
lights for the purpose of artiflicial illu-
mination to increase the egg yield dur-
ing the short winter days. Hawkins
would not again be without the lights.
He burns them only in the morning,
however, both morning and afternoon
lighting having proved to be an over-
dose of a good thing.
As a result of heavy winter laying,
the White Leghorn females were molt-
ing early this season. The crop of
chicks was not as satisfactory as the
owner would like. He said that .it
seemed to be a general complaint
among poultrymen in tbe locality. A
number of them had come to inquire
what was the trouble with their chicks
this year. There seemed to be nothing
especially wrong, but the birds didn't
seem to have the enthusiasm of life
characteristic of thrifty chicks whose
bodies grow as fast as their wings and
whose undaunted energy is manifested
by their ability to hold up a good
strong pair of wings. Hawkins said
that he believed the trouble was due to
lack of green stuff and not enough
We believe that a greater distinction
should be made between layers and
breeders, and birds kept for breeding
purposes should not be put under
lights and encouraged to lay out the
best that is in them prior to the season
when their eggs are to be reserved r
hatching purposes. As for green stutt
and animal protein, unquestionably
Hawkins is right. Chickens are not
wholly granivorous, or herbivorous, or
carnivorous, but a combination of all
three, and live and eqj on grain, grass-
es and meat.
You cannot grow chickens success-
fully without grass and green sprouts
lo supply bulk any more than you can
feed and maintain a cow without clov-
er hftv or silage. Dope and pills do not
compensate the loss of this bulky food.
People who want to suece«*H with
poultry must study these problems.
The measure for every man's success
is lfi • ability to think for himself, not
his capacity for reading, absorbing and
copying. Hawkins has thought out
things for himself, and his plant is dif-
ferent from any other plant. Hawkins
has 5,000 little chicks. When a storm
suddenly breaks or they are scared
nnd run for the coop, before they reach
the little 8xl0-Inoh opening in the side
of the brooder house they run under a
2x3-foot board canopy 10 inches above-
ground. Thev feel the security and
protection of this covering and do not
jam and crowd into the house.
For 15 feet beyond the brooder
house the partitions between the pens
are made of boards, not wire, 4 feet
high, to break the wind In the early
• The cockerels are used as 2-pound-
ers for the hotel's summer trade, and
chicken dinners are a specialty. The
'nulaid" winter eggs of the pullets nre
sold to the Soo Line and the Santa Fe
railroad. They bring five to six cents
a dozen above the highest Chicago
quotations. That is the contract.
Hawkins had 1R.000 eggs capacity in
two mammoth incubators, and added
24,000 more this season. He figured
that he would sell some chicks and got
out a circular, but before he could do
any advertising he had booked orders
for his entire supplv of 70,000 baby
chicks. American Poultry Journal.
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Office phone 41S, residence SI.
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Sl'MVVV WAS <;<><)!> DAY
AT KINO MF.MORIAL
The Rev. J. Rrn Snider, pastor of
the King Memorial Baptist church In
South McKlnney, reports a good day
Sunday. Attendance good at the
Sunday schcol hour and at both
church services. There was one pro-
fession of faith and one addition to
the church by baptism .at the evening
E. W. NYE
Office Emerson Drug Store. j ; t
Office Ptione 1* and 411.
Residence Phone 111C-FI.
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LAW PROHIBITS SHOOTING GTTNS
City Marshal John S. McKlnnev said
IMonday that here of late ^hum-
orous complaints havo been register^
ed with him of promiscuous shootlr B«
,ln various portions of the city. BKIng
,with 22-target rifles and air gunas.
shooting pigeons and sparrows
become careless at times and
have found lodging places e held to-
dences. There Is an ordln'lrst Baptise
hlbltlng tho shooting of rlid will be In
guns wltb'*\ the corporator. O. L. Tates,
city atvd by AfoKinney,2. Lattlraore of
who ' Worth, a ling a-g friend and
less J. Ben Snider . pi M. F. Wheeler,
wit Active pallbearers .. >—L. J. Truett,
Mate Barnett, J. T Couch. W. E.
Ditto, Tom Dowell, T. C. Perry. Jea*«
Atkinson, A. G. Speck.
Honorary Pallbearers, Board of
Deacons, First Baptist Church.
Interment to peoan Grove Cemetery,
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 9, 1920, newspaper, September 9, 1920; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth293273/m1/3/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.