The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 9, 1920 Page: 4 of 12
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THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE,THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 1930.
"Economy and everything
that ministers to economy
supplies the foundation of
The Central State Bank
Mrs. Mary Strother who is visiting
at the homo of her daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Pearl Strother, in this city, was
quite sick for several days, but la
much Improved this afternoon.
G. t. Wilcox of Piano was a busi-
ness visitor In McKinney this morn-
ing. He went on up to Melissa to ae-
tend to business. Mr. Wilcox owns a
large farm just south of McKinney.
Prof. J. F. CofTman, teacher of the
Arnold school, near Farmcrsville and
well known Collin county Registered
Poland China hog breeder, was a busi-
ness visitor In McKinney today.
The examination for teachers' cer-
tificates begun Friday ■will be conclud-
ed this evening. The examination is
being held in County Superintendent
W. S. Smith's office in the court
house. There are twelve applicants.
The examiners are B. Frank Skelton
and Prof. W. L>. Roper.
Ike Smith, who was Injured yes-
terday in au automobile accident Just
north of town, was able to be down
in town this afternoon. His brother,
W. I). Smith, who was also in the ac-
cident was more painfully Injured
than his brother. They were Injured
when their automobile turned
when they pulled out to the side of the
/road to pass wagon.
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Waters and little
• daughter left this afternoon for their
home at Stradford, Texas, after a de-
lightful visit to relatives and friends
■in McKinney. Mrs. Waters was for-
.merly Miss Leon a Wilson, and is a
daughter of Mrs. J. Ii Wilson of Mc-
Kinney. Mr. Waters Is a brother of
Mrs. Add G. Wilson of McKinney.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Waters were born
and reared In MdCiniiey. They
moved to the Panhandle country five
WIN CASH PRIZES
The supplementary report for club
work In this county Just compiled by
County Agent G. D. Everett shows
that interest in this line has been in-
tense and Collin county is rapidly be-
coming the home of the aristocrats of
the livestock family. His report is as
Club meetings held during year 24;
total attendance 1200.
Schools visited In Interest of
work 12; total attendance 200.
County encampments held, 1
Club boys sent to short course, 11;
boys sgnt to college 11; boys sent to
State Fair 6.
Club shows or exhibits held 2; num-
ber of entries of livestock 100.
Number of banks or individuals
loaning money to club boys 20 ; total
loaned $14,000; amount lost because
of these loans, none; boys with bank
over I accounts of their own 20.
Total value of prizes -won
Livestock distributed to club boys
163; pigs, purebred, 40; calves, pure-
Mr. Everett's synopsis of achieve-
ments of the oCllln county club boys
and the interest manifested by them is
as follows; One hundred and fifteen
registered Jersey calves and three
Holstein calves were put out to club
members this year. This is one of the
largest numbers of registered Jer-
seys put out in one county in one year.
These Jersey calves were of the best
type for when shown In the breeders
classes took one first, one second and
two thirds at our county fair.
The three holstein calves took a
prize each In their class in the breed-
W. T. Ford went to Waco this aft'' ers class. One of the calves took first In
erhoon to attend the Masonic Grand jier C]ass and grand champion female.
Lodge. He will represent St. John's This cajf took first at the Texas State
Lodge No. 51, A. F. and A. M.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ashley
Fair while another took second.
The Frisco Jersey calf club of fifty
turned to their home ut Wichita 1' alls ^ member have the only co-opeiatlve
today after a delightful visit to thejclub bu„ on reC0I.d. The boys and
former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. KlrJs bouffht thom a flne younR bull
Miss Claire Grlbble, who recently
•underwent an operation for the re-
moval of her tonsils, it; now Improv-
ing steadily and will soon be fully re- I j>|.omjneiit
when they bought the calves.
BCD CUNNINGHAM BETTER.
Cllfioiirl Dlnsmore, wife and little
daughter, Ixniise, left this afternoon
for their home at Kaufman, after
. kman Con vah-m lug
Stub >rii Typhoid Foyer
Jim Cunningham of the well known
spending Sunday at tho home ot his! parvjn & Cunningham firm of big
mother, Mrs. T. L. Dlnsmore, In this ^ono Poland-China breeders, was in
city. Clifford is now edit.ot of the ! tho clty p^day afternoon. He vislt-
Dallv s.ad AVutility Herald at Kauf-|e(J hls >)rother, T. H. (Bud) Cunnlng-
ma > Toxaa ham, who lives In South McKinney.
""■N/wcfc Jones and son, Oner. W. B. Bud Cunningham had fever for fitty-
?h and Hon. Clarence Dowdy re- geven days, but his brother found him
turned last night from a few daysjlo |,0 clear of fever and slowly but
business stay In Mexla. Thoy report In- steadily Improving. Bud Cunningham
tenHe Interest there in oil circles and | moved from his farm near Rhea MUM
much land being leased up. The Mexla | to McKinney shout three months ago.
field was already a proven gas field, iHe Is one of the best known stock
gas being had at a depth of 70" feet, ^ breeders and farmers on West Oollln
but n few days ago a splendid oil well and a first class and most highly
■was brought in at a depth of JO00 feet, citizen in every respect.
Down in Price
i % i '■
But will never go down In quality. la
order to get our stock right where we
want It we have cut all the profit and
then took off a little more In many
Instances. Come here men, see these
rare shoe values. When you buy a
Florsheim you get the best shoe made,
W. M. SHIPLEY
FOR DEC. 16
, More than one hundred Dallas Odd
Fellows will visit W. C. Burrus Lodge
No. 953, I. O. O. F. on Thursday night,
Dec. 16th. to witness the conferring of
the Second Degree, or degree of Broth-
erly Love, in full dramatized form. An
invitation was extended the Dallas
brothers last month on the occasion of
the visit of the Grand Officers to the
McKinney lodge. It is expected that
a number of the most prominent mem-
bers of Dallas fraternal circles, includ-
ing the Hon. Sain P. Cochran, of State
and National Masonic reputation, May-
or Wozencraft and the I. O. O. F. Grand
officials, Hon. W. T. Savage, State
Grand Master, and E. Q. Vestal, Grand
Secretary, will accompany the party to
A communication has beets received
from Canton, Dallas, No. 6, the mili-
tary, or highest branch of Odd Fellow-
ship, stating that a large number of
their members headed by the drum
corps will come up in a body. The
McKinney Odd Fellows will meet them
at the Interurban station and a spec-
tacular parade will be made around
the public square before going to the
hall. 'The local lodge degree staff will
have several special rehearsals, and
the committee on arrangements is
busy making elaborate preparations
for the occasion. Prof. F. W. Barrows'
orchestra will furnish music, and Pe-
ter Plotkin, dramatic artikt of Dallas,
will give readings as a part of the en-
All Odd Fellows in <'oilin county are
invited to be present Many candi-
dates from neighboring lodges are ex-
pected to be brought in to receive the
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MKMI1KK OLD FAMILY.
Frank Scott A Blooiudalc Farmer Ite-
im«wh For Dally Oourler-Gaxetlc—
Long A lUwlcr.
B. F. (Frank) Scott, who lives on
the farm of his sister, Mrs. J. R. Horn
in the Bloomdale community, renews
for the I>ally Courter-Gaextte, which
paper he has been reading for a num-
ber of years. Wo have long appreciat-
ed the staunch friendship of rVank
Set it, who tr one of the mo« clever
men and agreeable neighbors iliat we
ever knew. Mr Scott is the son of the
late John Scott, a pioneer f inner, who
setiied in the Bloomdale community
nearly seventy years ago and who died
there in 1882. Mr. Scott's mother died
In 3 898. John Scott had two brothers.
Knos Scott, who settled in tho same
community, and Uncle Bobby Scott,
who settled in or near McKmnev and
both of them lived to ripe old ages.
Seven children of John Scoti wie still
living, as follows: J. W. and B. F.
Scott, both of the Bloomdalo •ommtt'i-
ity; Dr. John Scott of Oklahoma City
ond four sisters, as follows: Mrs. Lucy
Darnall, of Gunter; Mrs. Fannie Har-
man, of Virginia; Mrs. Tabith An-
drews, of Norman, Oklahoma, and Mrs.
J. R. Horn of McKinney. The Scott
family has numerous descendants liv-
ing at McKinney and in other parts of
J. F. Stinson Calls On Us.
Miss Edna Smith, daughter of C. J.
Smith who liven just south of McKin-
ney left today for Pershing. Okla-
homa. She will also visit a sister at
Mrs. M. C. Latta went down to
Wylie today to visit relatives and
friends. Mr. and Mrs. Ijitta lived In
Wylie for many years before moving
to McKinney about a year ago.
J. F. Greer was in McKinney this
afternoon on business and called at
this office. Mr. Greer is a brother of
our townsman, Capt. J. L. Greer. His
son William Bryan Greer, now of Dal-
las, was awarded the Navv Cross by
President Wilson on Armistice Day for
heroic sorvlces rendered while in
France. Mr, Greer had three sons in
the service during the world war. He
had five brothers who took part In the
Civil War. Mr. Greer was only 10
years old at the time of the Civil War
and therefore did not participate In
, J. F. Stinson, an old-time friend of
]the writer, whom we have known rind
liked for more than a quarter of a cen-
jtury, was In to see us Monday. Mr.
I Stinson lives In the Stinson neighbor-
hood, Just a short distance east fioni
I Parker. He is a large land owner, a
progressive farmer and citizen. Mr.
, Stinson is a pleasant, congenial gen-
tleman to do business with. We have
been borrowing money from him every
since we "lilt old Collin." Was In t'>
see us to relieve us of a "few <heck-
les." Glad to do business with such a
man as J. F. Stinson. Come In and see
Mrs. Schtilsei Improving
I Mrs. Schultz, wife of Dr. E. C
Schulze who 'in forwent an opera-
tion a few days ago for appendicitis, is
reported to gV'.Pg along splendid-
•I. L. Stcpp SuliNcrllH-s.
J. L. Stepp, who lives out on route
two., subscribes for the Big Weekly
Democrat-Gazette for one year, for
which he will please accept our
thanks. Mr. Stcpp has lived for some
three or four years on one of J. D.
McKlnney's farms south east from
McKinney. He made 18 hales of cotton,
got It out earfy and sold It from 28 to
30c; the last bale or two not bringing
him so much. Mr. Stopp is a good,
honest, hard working man, and -we
are pleased to enroll him as a valued
reader of our big weekly for 1921.
Hope that yon will !lke our paper.
XV. A McCasland llcw.
Get a position by using a classified
J. N. St.owart of Farmersvllle,
! Route 2, sends in his renewal sub-
|scrlption to The Weekly Democrat-
| Giucete and the Dallas Semi-Weekly
i Dallas News
W. A. McCasland of Caddo, Ok., Is
greeting old friends In McKinney and
Collin county. Before moving to Ok-
lahoma two yenrs ago, Mr. McCasland,
for many years, was one of Collin
county's most progressive, hard-
working farmers. He owns more
than two hundred acres of good land
near Caddo. His many friends hero
wore glad to see him. We acknowledge
a pleasant call from Mr. McCasland.
He Is a regular and valued reader of
the. Big Weekly Democrat-Gazette.
Petition lu Bankruptcy.
-+IIIIII IIHII H I I-I-I-l-H-l-H
Fresh Kraut, Fresh Pickles
AND oTlir.il FIlEHll GOODS RJBCBUVED FREQUENTLY BT J
"TTUC 8ANITAKY < ROC'KRY" PHOVE8 SI and IS ••
O. H. Meachum, proprietor of a
barber shop at Cellna, Collin County,
has filled a voluntary potitlo i In bank-
ruptcy In the Federal Court at Slier-
man. Inabilities are given at $1,231 12
and assets at $1,900. No exemptions
Mover To lllooiiulalo.
W. E. Talklngton of Prosper won
transacting business in McKinney
Friday afternoon. Ho Informed u*
that he had Just moved from Prosper
back on his farm it BmomdtUe.
Suit Look New
Our cleaning and pressing department
will put that winter suit Into such
lino shape that you'll be surprised
und agreeably so. We speclullse on
cleaning and pressing and the fact
that we serve so many particular peo-
ple is one of the best evidences that
our service is BETTER. We know we
can please you.
W. M. SHIPLEY
HETTEII CLOTHES—LESS MONEY
Tho McKinney Lions Club was de-
lightfully entertained at its Monday
noon-day luncheon In the spacious
dining room of the First Methodist
church, at which time the Woman's*
Missionary Society of that church
served a sumptuous spread. This was
the first banquet given since the new
addition was made to this church and
the Lions Club was Indeed fortunato
In having the delightful privilege of
being at the first, or opening
banquet. The Lions Club had as its
guests more than twenty bankers from
over the county, and a few invited
guests from McKinney. There were
only two absent Lions.
Nathan Adams, active vice presi-
dent of the American Exchange Na-
tional Bank of Dallas, was a dis-
tinguished visitor and the principal
speaker of the day. Tho movement
launched by the Lions Club to stimu-
late Interest In the Federal Export
Finance Corporation, has for its
purpose the improvement of the cot-
ton market. Mr. Adams is a board
member of the corporation.
Tho elegant spread prepared by the
ladles of the Missionary society was
greatly enjoyed. The tables were load-
ed with the many good things to eat.
The tables were decorated with bas-
kets of beautiful and fragrant cut
flowers and pot plants and at each
plate was a pink carnation. During the
luncheon hour splendid music was
rendered by Prof. F. W. Barrows on
the violin, assisted by Mrs. Ollwon
Caldwell at the piano.
• • «
President Cluipman Presides.
The president, J. L. Chapman,
presided and after a few remarks
Secretary Bullock called the roll. Aft
members of the club were present
with the exception of two. Tho
meeting was then turned over to A
G. Mayse, who had each Lion, who
had a guest nt the luncheon to rise,
the guest also rising. Then he called
the names of the bankers present,
who likewise stood. Tills was done in
order that they nilxht be introduced
t.<> the meeting, as lack of time did
not permit having each visitor and
guewt make a talk as is the usual
The meeting was then turned back
to President Chapman. Mr. c ,'hapman
then Introduced HoweR E. Smith,
cashier of the First Natonal Bank of
McKinney and past president of the
Texas Bankers' Association. Mr.
Smith after speaking briefly anent
the present condition of things In-
troduced the speaker for the day, Mr.
Adams. Mr. Smith said that Mr.
Adams was the biggest banker In
Tf*xas, that when any banker thought
of Dallas, they thought of Nathan
Adams, and he was also a banker of
national reputation, that every t.lnio
any person of the tin I tod States
tbought of Texas, he also thought ot
♦ ♦ ♦
Mr. Adams Spwifts.
Nathan Adams is active vice presi-
dent of the American Exchange Na-
tional Bank of Dallas; he is a mem-
ber of the Federal Export Finance
Corporation Board. His address was
plain and to tho point. According to
Mr. Adams this Export Finance Cor-
poration is a safe and sound proposi-
tion. It was made possible by tho
Congress or the United States and l«
approvd by the Governor of tho Fed-
eral Reserve Board. 1't simply means
that the banks may work In conjunc-
tion with each other in subscribing
three per cent of their capital stock
and surplus to this corporation, which
will tfc handled by * hoard in moving
cotton and Improving tho market.
When there Is no cotton to inovo the
money could be used In moving the
grain crop or any farm product.
Nearly all of the Southern States
havo already sul scrlbed their quota,
said Mr. Adams. Mr. Adams said
that this was a movement to do for
the South now what should have been
done twenty-five years ago. He said
the South too long has run to Wash-
ington and begged Tor Federal aid,
when she ought to have helped her-
Mr. Adam* said the country was
all right. There is nothing for us to
be alarmed about. In discussing tho
marketing and handling of cotton he
also urged that wo reduce the acre-
age, regardless of what England,
France, Germany and other foreign
nations wished. In speaking of Now
York banks furnishing monoy to move
tho Texas cotton crop, Mr. Adams
said ho wondered If It were New
York asking us for money to handle
cotton, If we would be as willing to
put our money out. He urged every
banker present to go home, take tho
matter up with his directors and make
their subscription of only S per cent.
Ho urged that tho amount be taken
from the dlvldens If no other way to
furnish It. This Is Just a movement
to help ourselves he said. His address
was woll received.
—Collin County Mill & Elevator (?o,
Constructive Work By Idon*.
It was the Uuns Club of McKinney
that organized and fostered this
movement to aselst In financing the
cotton crop. The McKinney Chamber
of Commerce gladly Joined In"* the
movement and afterwards local bank-
ers extended the hand of cooperation
by calling the bankers together.
President Chapman of the Lions
Club Invited the great banker, Nathan
Adams, to be the guest of tho club
and to address the assembly. The
club, since the successful meeting,
has been the recipient of many high
compliments for its work on this im-
portant program. Without this
movement it is practically certain that
there would not have been any con-
centrated effort on the part of Collin
county bankers to Join in tills organi-
zation which will have for Its object
the financing of the
Newsome of the same bank..
Howell W. Smith, cashier of the First
National Bank of McKinney.
J. L. Chapman, cashier of the Cen-
tral State Bank of McKinney and also
J W. Field. J H. Ferguson and Add
G. Wilson directors of the same bank.
The speaker of the day, Nathan
Adams, active vice president oA tht
American Exchange National Bank,
VISITING THEIR OLD HOME
ai >d Mrs. C. D. Ward Botli
las Now In Better He
cop. Such conductive wok as this fr,en,,H Mrs ward underwent an
l>eakn well for uny organisation and operation about two month* ago In the
more especially so lor one so young 'Baptist Sanitarium, but has now about
as the Lions Club of McKinney. J I*® | fully recovered. Mr. Ward has beon a
Cham her of Commerce and local i offerer from paralysis In Ills right aide
bankers also deserve praise for then fUr two or three.years. He gets rtwqmd
excellent work. I y the aid of one crutch. Mr. midairs.
* * * |Ward lived In and around McKinney
Hanker* Show InteiHut. tor thirty years but moved to Dallas
Many bunkers showed a keen in- 1Wo !Ag() where they are new re-
turcstln the plan, ail evidence of Hiding.
which was the presence of many luuik j >
officials from sections which tiecessl- ACOftKDITUD I||;kI> ,
tated traversing miles of muddy rouda WORK Is H'jMRTF'D
Some who could not come wired J. l>. '
Chapman and Howell E. Smith that )
they would Kladly subscribe their re-
quested three p *r cent of their capi-
tal and surplus. Mr. Smith
C. D Ward and wife of Dallas arc
visiting at the home of their daughter,
M is. F. M Scott, on Heard street In
this city. Both of them have been In
very feeble health but were able to be
down town Saturday afternoon where
souths cotton | t}10y numbers of their old home
There has been a uumoer of breed-
er* i«i Collin county to make applica-
tion for the tuberculin test of
stated thutr cattle, according to County Agent
that his bunk had already entered fhe a. D PJverett. The Government has
requested subscription. Other hank- MPnt | >r O'Reilly of the Bureau of
ers returned home with an onthustais- |Animal industry and Dr. W. M.
tic appeal to present to their officials. Hmothe.rman, assistant state vuterln-
The bankers showed deep Interest in ar(all l>r Texas to do this work in Co|.
the words of wisdom exiwiunded hi n„ county. This work is free to the
a straightforward, business like man- breeders l%it the breeders are to tur-
ner by Mr. Adams. Many of them m*h transportation and nccommodu-
remiilncd after the moctliiK to discuss tions while these men are on their
the plan of the Federal Uxpoct l 'i- fnrTTV These veterinarians ai, the
nance corporation more in detail with county now doing this accredH<Vwork.
Mr. Adams and among themselves Any „„„ interested In this tuberculin
I he fololwing bankers were present, work can receive Information from A.
C. T. i Vrmichael. cashier of Scour- o. Mayse, secretary Collin
Ity Stale Bank, at Blue Itldge. Live Stock Assoclat Ion or
D. A. Taylor, and M. Button, presi-1 Agent Everett
dent and cnabler, respectively, of the I
'It• HI-'.All REPORTS
VI' liVI'l lll DATE
The Ited Cross meeting to have
been held I" the Business Men's As*
socla.1 Ion rooms Monday night wa
postponed on account of the Inclem-
ency of tbe weather J. Kd Rhea,
CViilnty chairman, said today that tho
meeting would be held in the near fu-
ture a isoon an weather conditions
BAHI10S IIOKN TO
I OA ST STANDI n:u COULPK
Cellna State Bank
Walter Yarbrotigh, cashier of the
Guaranty State Bank at Renner
R. «V. Dnvls, cashier of Farmers &
Merchants National Bank, Piano.
T. C. Jasper and George W. Bow-
man of the Piano National at Pla.no. 1
Byron Smith, president of First Nat.
tlonnl Bank. Frisco. )
T. A. Curtis, cashier of Cltiaens
State Bank. Princeton.
Arthur Truett, cashier of Farmers'
State Bank. Princeton.
J. M. Kirby, active vice president, ol TWIN
First State Bank. Westminster.
Jas. Garland, cashier of Blrnt Nat-
lonal Bank. A>tfn. Mr and Mrs. Karl Dowlen, H^st
J. B. Gibson and Hamp Wysong, Standifer street, are the happy par-
president and cashier, respectively, of „ntH, of twin babios —a boy and a girl.
Melissa National Bank. hnrn Tu'esdoy. The mother and ba-
J. W. Ashley, cashier of Collin lest are doing nicely, it is reported.
National Bank, Mch'lnnwy and I. D. The proud father Is all smiles. ^
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
SCENE OF MANY PUBLIC
MEETINGS SINCE COMPLETION
The new Methodist church complet-
ed a few weeks ago Is being quickly
drafted for the public good. The first
use to which it was put wns the enter-
taining of the North Texas Conference.
For this purpose II was pronounced
Ideal. The union Thanksgiving ser-
vice was held in this building It was
chosen by the Elks for their memorial
service last Sunday evening. It has
been selected by the high school grad-
uates for their commencement exer-
cises Christmas week. During this
month It will be the scene of a very
prominent church wedding. The Lions
club used It for entertaining the visit-
The members of the congregation
are happy that they are able to thus
contribute their quota to the city's
welfare. Their thought In rebuilding
their church was to make It not only
suitable to their own use but of value
to the public good.
The affairs of this growing church
are In a. prosperous condition. DmWtK
the year Just closed the membership
"was enlarged and the church placed
on a splendid financial bonis. For the
coming year an enlarged financial mid.
gel Is being arranged that Includes not
only the needs of this church but algj
the needs of the South McKinney
Methodist, church. A church year pro-
gram Is being planned thai is Intended
to make this church a still greater
power for good during tho coming
year. The pastor has ovary reason 1"
be oncouragod. On last Sunday morn-
ing a fine congregation was present, an
unusually large number of communi-
cants participated In tho communion
service and live members were received
Into the church.
Among the Items of public Intetv
already agreed on for the cOml
months Is a Watch Night Servlco Doc
ember 31 and a revival meeting dur-
ing the three weeks preceding Easter
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