The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 19, 1922 Page: 1 of 12
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MlIHTV• EIGHTH VKAII (IMMIibnl i cbrunry 7. 1MM).
MoRLMiBY, COLLIN COUNTY, W \ AS, TIUHKDAY. JAN. ill lOiia.
12 PAGES THIS WEEK
STORK IS GENEROUS TO CELIN A
FAMILY; GRAND OLD BIRD LEAVES
TRIPLETS—All. GiRLS-10 COUPLE
$25 TO MAN WHO
W AS FIRE VICTIM
DR. YATES REMAINS
AS PASTOR OF Tl!£
.'.cpyrlghted 192i by I Kostci
Washington. i' C. Jan. 10.-—The
vrock wiiti ■'11>k "ii •' an. will average
warmer tiiu.ii usuul on meridian On
from tin* liulf or Mexico to the fur
north The high temperature of tliiil
disturbance will In' in northwestern
Caauda ulioul -lull 1i7. on and nil along
meridian On Jim "Mil in • astern sec
l ions J u.' 1 !i 1, A I'llltl WUVI' will 1*0 III
notthwesicrn Cunudu near .Inn. 20, on
in ridiun at). 31. enstorn sections Fob !
New- bus reached MeKihtuy to
Hut effect that nil Siiuda.. morn-
ing at 9 o'clock tin' stork . i"l oil
the honif in Mr. uinl M II -my
Keller. four mile* vv i-d of I'cllnu.
and lelt triplets. 'I'lii' tiipuui uro
all pretty llltlr gl'l 1 -ui■ .< s. Ttv"
ill' tin babies wctvbed IS pounds
ouch anil tin oilier weighed 7 S•<
pounds. A report from there Tuts
day morning stated that ail eon-
001 llf.l it it Kl'ttlll^ ulollg hi) > 1111111 i 11
Tho arrival of these trtj.1 • • t
makes four daughters In the Kel
lor home, the foui'tli being only IK
inontliH old. Mr. and Mrs Keller
reside on a farm. Ah far ns some
of tho old timers have any record
this is tho tlrst time that trii>l<>th
have boon loft at a Collin count}
home in the memory of the oldest
A cor i limit ation I rum the Mo-
kh.nc.v Kl n No 120, Knights of (he
Ku Kill* Klan whs received by tile
I tally t 'ourli i-t ia/.i lie through the
inn 11 Tin Hi .y moriiing, with iiiHtruc.
lions to ili livi r curn nc\ amounting to
i Hi w lin Ii was i ni lotted
l.o ^ ,i .Mckinley inu.li
lasl week a victim ol a
destroyed the hou
■tin. wiili all 11'
hi1 id goods.
I 'i-l I ic< |>it I.
> > 1111 >a 11 > Ing
Last week of January will In in* to MID-WINTER REVIVAL STARTS
tneridiuu 00 one of the Hi ret wannest, A,|, XO|tT|| McKINNEY CHURCH
periods of the month and the week _____
centering Jan 2- lias been counted The mid winter revival at tho North
nit the coldest Ol ihe month on ineil- NU.Kiml(.y Baptist church .started Mon-
dial) 00. All these weather features (1„_v wit|l „ WBr|n ,.lKht (H|l
reach tho far west and lai noithwest (|f ttK, KmU heart of llov. 11. I). Kev
about two days before and eastern w|)() ,U|JJ u womlerful puH„ion ttu,
sections about two da> h alter • <'>; <uivutlon of lost men. He preached on
crow merldliin u. I hose who 'ir<-\the "Objections to a Revival." and he
studying weuiher problems will J>''11 BtirroU the hearts of the people as he
readily understand how oi w y 1 ' | urifed the Importance of christian men
temperatures rlsi In the flit nouth and #Ild W0Inen Bt,tt|ng in earnest about
ih, t„v north alonir meridian !>u it thp 8a|vatlon „f ,OMl HOU,M
th - fur north along meridian
;he suiiie time and why the same tliin«
doe* not occur in any other section of
Those whose business it is to pro-
duce Kiiiln, cotton and live stuck are
There are few preachers in this pari
of tho stale, or In any other as fai
as that Is concerned, with the native
ability of Q. (J. Key. Ills wit humor,
common sense, praise, knowledge of
quickest to understand the laws, of .he JUbl fo,.
Nature that produce our weather of lllu8,ratlo„() out ,)f ()f r||.
chnntres unti l am milk ni! .1 a speola - exporlenco mttko„ hi|„ a ,noHl in,,,re/
ty to teach then, then I he storin c.-nt. speako|. u||d Kr(iUt lir,.HC,1(,r.
called the low, conies in o Is never so well pleased us when lie is
northwest and begins to reacI. me I-, h(j evangelistic ot
ilian ! U it is moving southward ami (
e*ttitly ill the snme time the winds' ■"
thai carry lhe moisture from the t.'ar-
ribbean Sea ml < iulf of lo ^ ment. but It seems flow that it will as-
low beyin i on mi . . ' lUDle much larger proportions than
carrying nor,It ht van, a .^ ^ ^ ntnv
1'oplcs. Ilut a ihe s.oi m e. no < a 80tt80n of Kl,,„ ro
eastwar.l uer.iss the In n Ulc fop lh Nor,h ,,,
iiHilsturi' is- Intel remalKii st.vtMHiary. j
place in the (lull and Sea where I he
llathei tjuiet lasl part ol .luiniury.
This meeting wiw originally plunne't
' for a series of tine sermons on enllsi
pastor confidently expects to see souls
saved and a number of additions to
his church during the meeting. Ser-
vices every night at 7 o'clock and tie.
jp, I.DtibHe in cordially invited lo attenu
,nrid enjoy the sermons and help in tin
winning of souls.
no! much rain or snow; bad for Win-
lei wheat These conditions will con
llrtiic, V i' 11 wai'Mlcr tflnti USUlVI
tin week eelileiing on "l'Vb 12.
As a general iivi ragt we have noth-
ing to fear us to tin* crops ot North
America for 1M22, altho some consid-
erable Heeli'iiii- must tail, but Kurope?!
The whole world Is vastly Interested nj
ihis year's laiiropcnn crops. They will .
be ii. v. i \ great failure o. a very gn at : 1 , ' No. 2 at !• armersvlllo died at
'l can not afford to say. mil M'luhome there Saturday, According t(
facts in the keeping of about 100 re
IM Kl.lt W IK.IIIIl \T I' \lt.M I ;l!S-
VJliM, IHKS (IN S.vn Hli.U
V. A. Ilitrlmuu, public weigher fo>
success, l can not uiiorti to say, pub-
which, but I a the! word received here, .tie was 50 year:
liable people in order that I may have
witnesses that I know, now, what will
happen to Kuropeuii crops of 1H22.
If Kuropeun crops fall this year
anarchy and bankruptcy will prevail
in that country. Their crops were
short lasl year and another shortage
ihis year would not only destroy that
country but they would not be able
to fluy our cotton, grain and provis-
ions. The result would he that they
would buy oiii grain and not buy our
cotton, provisions nor manufactured
If Europe produces good crops this
year It will kill the market lo- our
grain and make great demands for
our provisions, cotton and manufac-
tured fabrics, while Kurope will iiHiiin
sake the mad leading to prosperity.
This is I he greatest, problem of the
ages. A general knowledge ol' future
cropwi alber would do more lor the
race of man than nil oiliei possible
events. I int -outside of my 1.500,0110
renders every week none art givlne
any attention lo this greatest ol all
scientific problems. I have won t'e
-ID-years battle, made the greatest
discoveries ever made by man. I have
lln evidence and will produce the
urin s iiohi<: is ni\nxnn to
IIOMK ItY lOOl TIM l III.I.
old anil is survived by his wife uml
Kuneral and burial services wen
conducted Sunday at the 1. o. <i K
cometcry in I'ai mersvllle.
THE LOCAL MARKfl
tVhnt tli<> l aruicrs Aro Ik-lug Paid foi
riielr l*r<Mliifls—('urrffted to Date.
■•'••MlHiiiir mill (train.
'orn In shuck, per hu. 40c
Shorts per cwt $1.70
Thops per cwt $ 1.(11'
>r ts per bushel 30c to 3fo
Vheat per bu. (basis No. T).. . ,$1.0f,
alfalfa hay per ton ii m «i r.i
Tuesday nigln ill lilt Inet Inw cf tin
"lasloi's uabincl'' at the I irt.t Map
tl-t I 'liui t'h. 11.'. H I. Va I ■ s, t In p i -'o
gladtleilcil tile hearts of no ibei o:
the church and the cituonMiip "i tie
Kinney in i^t lit i ii I. Willi lln -hi eiin ■
to llavid I lint he would decline the cull ironi II"
who was Knsl llaptlsl Church at Savannah,
lilt which Ucorgln, and would remain In McKln
In ot ilpled lo Hey as Jiaslor ol the church here, tie
family s house-! recently returned from Sa > anna.li
Where lie preached to lllc church a d
f. Mowing Ins sermons lie a lilt entlv
It t|ilesl ell to accept the inM theiti Ii t
lie returned home and illlei piatirln
coiislderalloii and Ireiiucnt confei
enees with Ills people hen, lie declln
oil tho cull.
III'. Vllles cuine to McKliiliey two
years ago from the Klrst HuplH
Church of Atlunla. Georgia, one <d the
luest commanding pulplta ol' the
Southein Itaptlst Convention and since
taking up tho work here has given a
remarkuhlo demonstration of tho of
feetiveuoss of a thorouhgly organized
church. Under his pastorate the Sun
ilay school attendance has doubled ami
the organizations of the church have
In en more I ha n doubled. The emigre
are lurger anil the church
membership is greater than ever be-
fore in tho history of the church,
Ur. Vales runks with men of I lie
George Triiett lype ami standing in
southern Itaptlst circles, lie is rated as
not only one of the most eloquent and
au humble, con-
st i rated minister of the gospel ami
lis one of Ihu best church organizers
In the south.
♦ ♦ ♦
lias I dirge I Induct.
I'm Ihe your III1! I lllc budget of the
first Mu |it 1st church of MeKlnmy
was approximately thirty five thous-
and dollars and out ol this sum about
twenty thousand dollars went to
benevolences, according to a report
recently made by the hoard ol' ilca-
i uiis. J. I'. Crouch Is churman of the
linn I'd of deacons of the church, hav-
ing been an active worker in Ihe
church lor forty years.
KEFF THEME TO MIKE
MOfOST If SHOPS
1 \\\ \\ II.I Itl I Al'dltt III \s
Ii \ I. \s It \ N< • I'.ltS \\ SIMMH'."
Iv III II
A letter ace
' .Mr. Duvnl l.ong One of Ihe
cardinal principles of our Iv Inn
is to help those lu distress. May
tills small donation i(2r>) help
you. Is our heartfelt wish
"Yours very sincerely,
"l\ N'lGHTS OK THK KU KLI'X
"Mi Kinney Klan No. IL'O,
"Iteiilm of Texas."
An accompanying nolo lo the Cour-
ier-! In/.cttc rend "With this com-
munication we are handing you a let-
ter utltliI'ssetl to Mr. David Long '.villi
a donation nl 1115. Misfortune befell gallons
Mr Long tile past week when the
residence occupied by him was burn-
ed and his household effects entirely
destroyed I'leuse see that the letter
nnil donation for Mr. Long are placed
lu his bands "
The letters were written on official' forceful speakers bill
klan stationery and bore the seal of
the order, under date of Jan. l(i.
The requests were immediately
♦ ♦ ♦
Previous lit uml it iiih.
This is ,^i" first donation made pub-
lie by the klan since shortly after the
mysterious death of Mini.I." .Mills, in
September of 11121. Ills wld'iw was
given a donation of $5(1 which was
: in pi 111 i < d by a letter of sympathy.
Previously, the klan gave $100 to the
I'tilled Charity Fund, $5ll to Miss
Mvrlls Itay. a tilgh school girl who was
a patient in the iM'Klnney ('lty Hos-
pital and contributed statements lo thc
newspapi is of the city denouncing
Joy riding and other alleged evils.
Km l Worth, Texas Jan IS. Texua
iiingei and Ihe National (liuird will
I... II f I cell lo elllorce 1 lie luWT
I. e lilt i I II. ill, al cle iflcll I SI I ms to
ot ii chau;e ni a t oiinuuiilt>. llov. Pat
I M. Nell declared In adtlrci.slnu an uu
tllenee o| I :iHll persons al tho Klrst
• 'In isllun Church Tuesday night, uii-
dei Ihe nuspicts ol tin- Anil Saloon
l.tague of I'exuii, holding lit. suit it con ■
v i niton here.
"No baud tn criminals will ever
take chaige ot ii coutiniiully while I
am Governor, as long as n Texan
Kangci tan |uill a trigger," the Hiintr-
MAY SPUD IN
WITHIN 10 DAYS
The derrick has
U esl minster and I III
j peeled In Anna liny
e machinery Is i
.11 \IOIt WAItltlON
I.NS I ALLS KNt 'AMI'MliNT
Ol'I'ICUts Mil! I,V \ I> \
A vwry eiithuslasltc
hold Monday night by
l.ynda lOncampnient No.
fellows Hall. Krunk Hi
prominent lu (idd I' ellow
cuiiipmorit circles of tho '!'<
S(, in the i i n|
al'k of Plan >.
is, and al
Mi l .1 IM,
i.i m.i t: hum ii
\ I I Klsi I). I Kit.
Mtftira nay per ton $S to $12.50
Juhnson grass hay per ton $1 to $fi.5<)
.tlllel hay l>er ton $8.50
Bran per cwt $ I -I :•
Jrnlrle hay per ton $x to $D
♦ . 4 •
iacon per pound
lutter per pound
'hlckens. fryers per pound
lid roosters, tier lb
Hens, per lb
i'lggs per doss, (candled)
flit keys, por lb
,ard per lb.
SHic to HPe
.... 25c to 85c
present District Deputy Grand .limit'-
W arden of tho Grand Kncanlpment >1
Texas, -was jtrosont. Officers Wire In
stalled as follows: Hoonc Johnson
Clilfe Patriarch; III Milmcth, lligli
Priest; Dow Wllme.th, Senior Warden;
Krank Dinsriiore, Junior Warden; Jim
Wllmcth, scribe; Alma Wilson, Inas
urer; J. K. Cogburn, tlrst watch; Oha:
Walts, second watch; A. ('. Itogers
third watch; W. It. Hrldgos. fourth
watch; Dick DoArmontl, tlrst guard ol
tho lent; M. A. Mayliew. second guard
of the tent; Ike Talking!on, Inside
sontino; and lx>n Kurr, outside sen
Following tho meeting the members
repaired to the Imperial Cafe when
tlicy enjoyed an oyster supper.
CLAUD WHITE TO ATTEND
KANSAS CITY HOG SAM.
Claud I). White left Sunday after-
no on a business trip to lies Moines,
lo-kva, Wichita, Kansas and Kansas
("'lty, Mo. At Kansas City Mr. White
will attend the K. H. Glover sale of
Poland China hogs as well as attend-
ing to ills other business there, lie
will return to McKlnney especially for
lllc ICIitii Mel .ail) (To. Poland China
sale and the opening of the new live
stock pavilion, on Jan. 27. Mr. Whlti
is a traveling auditor for a large con-
cern nml is one of the most extensive-
ly traveled nieti any where, making
nearly all of the principal cities of the
United States three times a year.
Ruftis llose has been confined to his
room since the day alter Christmas,
due to a severe ease of falling arches
oi the feet. He Is unable lo stand on
his feet at all and lots been kept away
He Is not suffering In any way ex
eopt that he Is tillable lo stand on his
feet and Is pained when he puts Weight
Ruftts Hose Is a very fine young man
and has always been an Industrious,
energetic worker and his many friends
will regret exceedingly to hear of his
misfortune and sincerely trusi that Iv
will soon be able to be up and about
again. He lives on South College street
tlrst house below the cornoi of West
Davis street, on the left.
-logs per cwt $5 lo $7
-teef cattle per cwt $2 to $4
4heep per cwt $2 to $i
♦ ♦ ♦
Tot ton per pound 14c to 17c
Cotton seed per ton $2X
Cotton seed meal per cwt $2.00
Hulls per ton flu
Vtlxed hulls and meal cotton
seed per cwt 11.10*
GLOVE It SOW SOLD I'Olt A
THOUSAND DoLLAIIS MONDAY
YOUNfi McKINNI'.Y III SI NESS
MAN or« I I'lES PULPIT
Moxtc A. Craus of McKlnney oc-
cupied the pulpit at Iht II o'clock
service at the Klrst Itaptlst Church In
Karmeisvllle Sunday, preaching a lay
sormou on "Klnanclng the Church"
and stressing the need of buslnesH men
and methods In the affairs of God's
Mr. Craus Is tho efficient superin-
tendent of, tho Klrst Itaptlst Sundnv
tchool In McKlnney, lu Ills absence tils
place was ably tilled by Assistant So
psrlntendent A M. Wolforil.
Mrs. Henry Planck of this city sends
The Weekly lii'itiiioriil-Gasette to her
aunt, Mrs. Sam Mitchell Kotltc A
Fletcher, Okla. The latter Is a sister of
H n? Childress of near Weston who Is
MM father of Mrs. Planck.
Tho 1022 Poland China sales an-
starting tiff exceedingly well. The
Ithcu-Mcijnln ( o. of McKlnney receiv-
ed tli" following telegram from Clauo
D. White of McKlnney who attended
the Glover sale at Kansas City, Mo.;
| "Glover sale splendid success. Koch
rlilge Giantess topped sale at one thou-
sand dollars. Fifty six head sold for
average of one hundred Hfty nine.
Hope to see yours do as well. C. D
j This was (Hover's sule of Liberator
stnlT that brought these satisfactory
.prices. The IIIlea-Mc141 tn Co. will hold
j their Liberator's Ace sale In McKinnet
DIG CONUEItN TAKES WEEKLY
DEMOUICVI'-GA/ETTE I'Olt NEWS
The Weekly I lemocrat -Gasette Is
not only recognised by Collin county
people as a good medium of getting
news, lint other people, Including
prominent livestock men and publish-
ers of other states are subscribers be-
cause 11 gives so much news of the
farm. One of the latest subscribers lu
this class Is the International Harves-
ter Co., one of the nation's largest con-
eei ns utitl one that |s Interested In di-
versified farming. The company or-
ders The Weekly Democrnt-Gnsette
sent to ihelr Dallas office so as to keep
posted on agricultural and livestock
activities lu this rich oitl county.
An Kpworth I,'ague Council meet-
ing ol the Mi Kinnej District was held
in lln Methodist chinch in Piano Sun
dy alt'1 noon, .Innuary 15. II was
."tiled 11) I'l-i-Mil'int 0. Hay lirown,
who Was greatly plea td at the 100
pei cent utieiidanee at the meeting,
riiosi present besides himself were:
Miss 111 >ii I Huilcy of KiiruicrsviHc,
\ Ice I 'resident, Miss Amy Joucs of
I' 1 i.'ico, Secretary; Miss Mildred Island
of Piano, Treasurer; Miss Klsle Conner
ot Kurniersvllle, CiiuiiulsslontT nf the
Kuby Kcndrlck Council of Missions
and C. A. .Jones ol Celeste, District
Secretary. The principal business of
this council meeting was the arrange-
mciil of a program for the Third
M\ l ens >V Kllller ib
Work was In-muii on the erection of
)n derrick lasl Krli'uy afternoon.
is II- Feet high and Is
■\ 1 ra In avy gl ade of 111111 -
Ihe material In the dei
ie ordered From I.ho mill,
is litiill ol UxH, 2x10,
Xl 2x21 luillher. 11 Is
11 et si 1 it a re al 1 he base,
w as hipped out of I he
1 11 w d.' v' ago and Is
, I'hc ib : 1 icli
built 0111 '<F
1 ier. Much 1
l()-l« rick had lo
: I'lie 11 ' i l ick
.'X1 2 ;tml 1
I Weill.\ four
.VI en III rllsl rlct
r x|>eet«d at Slum in the next two ir
three days. It now looks as though I
the machinery will be received uml
installed and the well Spudded till
Within the next ten days. The location]
is mi tile Alexander Walters farm two
and a half utiles south of Westmins-
♦ ♦ ♦
May Go ft.lMIO Ecot.
According to stipulations in the con-
tract the Firm of Ityrens ,v Kllller an
to "Inli the well ,0 a depth of ItfiUCi
n oi, unless oil or uiis is found in com
Ijliurlcrk I0pworlh League Confer- i incrclal i|uaiililles ill 11 lesser depth
elite of the McKlnney District to
held at the Men, <11st Church
Frisco February to, ,1 and 12.
dev. \v. I*, .iknmng:' goes to
TEXAltliANA AS I'ASTOIl
Hev, Walter P. Jennings, who was
pastor ot tho First. Christian church
of Mils city, going to l-'ort Worth sev-
eral years ago. connecting himself
with The Texas Christian University,1 location will be
bus resigned his position there, ao-1 erection ol' lln
However Mr. Myrcns states that when
the bit reaches .1500 feet if oil has not
| been found the well would be drilled
I to a depth of 1500 or even 5000 feet
'lie says that his company Is going to
put down a sure enough deep test
j P.yrens & Kllller as was previously
staled have let a contract to tht
Mutual oil Syndicate of Ft. Worth to
1 pill down a deep lesl in the West
I minster section. It is likely that thlf
made ami work on the
derrick by tills lutter
ceptlng the pastorate of the First
Christian Church at Texarkana, Texas,
and Will go there In the next few days
Hev. Jennings bus many warm person-
al friends In this city and county,
who wish Dim well wherever his
labors In life cull him.
In done within Ihe next
C( I T I ON
J. Perry Watson, government cotton
slali.'Ciun for Collth county, reports
that I here were 15 1 17 bales of cotton
ginned in I Ids county prior to Jan. 1,
10222, compared with 112,2(12 bales
ginned to lb" same dan- lust year.
J A. Smith, of Cullookn, has moved
his family in tn McKlnney until he
can rent a farm. Mr. Smith who Is a
son-in-law of W.. K. Ashtnore of this they
city, has his teams, tools and feed and
is ready to move out nntl begin farm-
ing us soon us he can find a place to
rent and move on to.
(. \SOLINE DIMH'S \l( KITL \
GALLON IIEItK IN ONE l>\V
The price of gasoline quoted by
garages and lllling stations in MeKln-
I m y sal tn d.i > at I He per gallon, against
Friday's price of 2:lc per gallon, a
decline oF live cents a gallon.
'I Ills reduction. il w-iis slated,
was brought about by the cooperation
of the local dealers.
Heretofore local dealers slate that
they have been having to pay 20c per
gallon, wholesale, -while gas was re
flailing in Dallas county at Die pei gal
Local garage men and lllling stations
have been working In conjunction with
a committee from the Lions club of
McKlnney to see that McKlnney poo
pie can buy gas here as cheaply as
IIAS ALL IIIK
LAND I'LAT IIROKE
TWO COUPLES AIIE UNITED IN I
M \ltltl \(>E IIY SUTHERLAND
on January 27tli . the catalog lor tin
sale being now off the press
DAI1I1AS MAN III'llI'. TO
TAKE DOHITION WITH MASS IE
(loo. |i. Dnnner of Dullns hns ac-
cepted a position, ns a harness maker
and repairer, with Ham J. Massle. Mr.
Dnnner was with Pnilgltt flros. In Dnl
ill.- '!• I«V"M. years
Clyde C. Iturgo of the Cottage Hill
community was In McKlnney Satur-
day. lie slated that for the first time
in his life he has all of his land flat
broke for this year's crons—cotton,
corn and oats. Il has boon an extreme-
ly favorable fall and winter for firm
_____ | work and C, C.. has made the most
/,. L. Heeder and Mrs. Alined'ijof It.
Conibee of Ihe Foole community were •
married Saturday night at 7 o'clock 18I6TEH DIES AT
In McKlnney. The ceremony took placeI RUHTON, MH ISIAN A
III the office of the Justice of the
peace, Kst| Willie Sutherland orfl- Mrs. T. C. Perry of this city Is Jus,
elating. In receipt of tho sml news of the death
Willie Marlon nntl Miss May Foil 1 of her sister. Mrs. T. .1, Ford which
dreii of \\ t I wore married in Mc-;occurred at her home near Huston.
Kliincv Sal unlay night at * o'clock , Ea., Jan. 12. Tho deceased Is also stir-
by Justice the Peace Willie Huther■ vlved by another sister. Mrs. 1). A
land. The ceremony was performed In Holman of Seymour, Texas, nntl by
Mi Sutherland's office. [four grown children. Mrs. Perry has
SAYS THE DEMOURAT-GA/JTUrE
EHIEND TO COLLIN FARMERS
Prefacing his order with highly ap-
preciated compliments, J. H. Gray of
Mine Htdgo, Houte 1, gave in his sub-
scription for a year to The Weekly
Democrat -Gaaietto. "I used to get It
but somehow let my time run out, but
1 want II back for I like tho way you
fellows feel toward our section of the
county." Mr. Gray was kind enough
to say that The Weekly Ileniocrat-Oa-
xelto had always had a liberal policy
nntl had been a friend to the farmers
of Collin County. The encouragement
of such men as J. II. Gray Is highly
appreciated. His name goes not only
011 lln- subscription list hut ho Is also
eligible for membership in the "flow-
ers for tho living" club.
HOX KALES ON FOOT;
PAINFUL INJURY HESU1/I>
< 'nnrt Ht>|MMier Here.
J nines ' Muse, stenographer for
the 60th 11 it riot Court of Collin and
Grayson 0 unties, lias returned homo
from Nhoruuin ami wfll not return un-
l. H. Golden, carpenter, while un
loading some boxefc at the shop of lib
father-in-law, J. E. Cooper, on Nortt,
tho sympathy of her numerous friends Tennessee street Monday morning re-
in the city In her aad bereavements, celved a painful Injury when a bo*
• ifell on his foot.
W. R Dunlap Is hutMltig a new bun-
Ill Monday. Judge Wilcox Is holding galow residence on Hast Anthony street County Superintendent W.,4$. Smith
J court the remainder of this week for, on his lot which ho recontly purchased has begun Ills second round of visiting
' Judge Hllaa Hare. from Paul K. Wilson. the schools of the count?.
♦ ♦ •
Wniith Lin lie Urgi-il.
ilis efforts to have ouacteil a luw-
"I'l'irceinciil measure giving lilm au-
thority to remove dolliii|Ueiit local of-
■ llcers will In- continued, Governor Neff
announced |!se of the Hangers anil
1 lie (lull III is I lie only resort left to
1 niori'o tho law where locnl oftleors
j will not, saiti Ihe Governor.
' "Martial law was declared at
Moxia." NefF said, "becnusi] 1 was lin-
iv. ill lug for Hie law, In the very center
of Texas clvlll/.ullon, lo liow at (He
feet of the guiillili I , Hie thug, lilO
lioolleggei', I lie thiol' ami the outlaw.
P will bo conllnticii until Mexln and
Iiiiiieslono County is clcnuot! up."
Tho tight lie is couiluctiiig is against
comerciali/.cii ami organised vice, said
tho Governor, which Is out of the "es-
tablished Industries of (In- Slate."
"Mill (lie pontile who coiislllule the
back bone of Texas cliisonshlp stand
for law and older," tin- Governor said.
"They think straight when advised of
all Ihe'1' nets As I hey have bravely
1111I courageously soled the perplex-
ing problems ol the past, so wlioll
InouglH to a realization ol present
lawless conditions, tln-y will through
Ihe proper chuiiuels place the stump of
olsupprovnl oil those who do not stainl
lor III" supremacy of I lie law.
"The powers of evil arc combined.
They are mlHIuut and aggroHnlvc. V\ o
11111 si unite the I'orecH ol righteousness.
') lie law will emerge cnm|ii( rlng ami
triumphant. My tin united cliort of all
rlghl llllliklllg people we can ivhlp lilt!
1 ni'inlos ol good gov eriitiienl and ninkn
Texas Ihe sal'esl anil best place in u!l
ihe world In vvhluh lo live."
I'lie (ioveriior scored the suspt-ml-
d ■" nleiice lii xv. declaring II Is 10-
-.poiiMible foi lln Ir.lining of 111:1 IIV
. 1 inunal... c; peeially among the young.
VoiiII'FiiI 11 iuiiiiuls have nn ri used
1 my limes in number since tie- law
vv "-nl lulo effect. Viol."I loll and disre-
gard of lln prolilblllnn la vvy he gave
IM the chief I II Use ol till- I! 1*1111 • VVIIVO.
"The prohibit:! i law is Hie unlvci-
,sa' lew ol lln- lai'd. lie silitl I il-'l-O
v us at one in honest division of
• pinion mining law abiding cltixcus as
ti whether or not prohibition should
lie adopted. II iii'imi now a part of tile
i'u ii 'In iiM-i 11 ii I iav.. every worth whllo
iilimn should sliiiul for Its enforce-
mcnl. No man 's i'iovo the law. No
one is prlvllcit - I to uhouse uei-talil
laws 10 obey and certain others to vio-
late (iooit citizens obey all laws.
"VlolaUirs I'.'iieinies in Uouiilry."
"Any man who violates the prohi-
bition law been use lie tloes not be.llovo
In ii is an enemy to Ills country. With
tin- same impunity lie could sol aside
Ihe murder statutes. Willi all our
courts and with all our officers and
Willi violations of the law throughout
the Stale, only Fifty-eight persons were
• nt lo Ihe penitentiary ill 11)20 for
violations nt tin pro law, anil twenty-
I'our "I those were pui'doneil. The looso
mIi a" in n card to the pro law and It*
lax i■ IlI'orci'lliellt are 1'i'Hponslblo lllliro
than any oilier thing for the crlino
wave that Is sweeping the land. It
ouu'hl to In- made pig-tight und bear-
KtroiiK, and then enforced by officers
possession the courageous spirit of
diiiint less i "rusiidei's."
The Mexla situation was then dls-
fiii ted In some del ii II by the Governor,
lie suhl ilint some months ago at
Mexln the thieves, robbers, gamblers,
I loggers, thugs and crooks mobil-
ized to curry on their trade of law-
"These outlaws opened houses of
notorious lu wlessut-ss and guarded
them by mined pickets," continued the
Governor. "I sent n secret service man
,o Investigate. H<- first made such a
report that I could not believe It, that
such conditions could exist In a civi-
lized land. So I sent another to InveatU
guto the first, and tho second made a
wot-so report than tho first.
"Uttlmvful houses wore guarded
with urined pickets, not in secret but
In the open. One place had eight men
with high-powered liflos guarding,
and ten outlaws watched over another.
At one resort drinks were served you
In the olil-fashlnned way. All the
gambling devices known tn the sport-
ing world were there.
"So I ordered Texas rungers out,
and they went with machine guns,
with Instructions to raid the place*
and pui Hu- people In tho bull pen un-
til the law could handle them. Only
two places could he raided, because
we didn't have enough rangers fpr
"The Adjutant General nnd a repre-
•lontutive of the Attorney General's
office reported the prisoners captured
by the raiding Texas rangers must
either ho turned loose or martial law
declared until they coulil be handled.
"1 replied (hat I was unwilling to
bow to gamblers and bootleggers. I
believe you people have gathered
enough Information from the news*
papers to know there was nothing elae
for me to do but declare martial lam
And tho Guard will stay there until
the territory Is swept clean."
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 19, 1922, newspaper, January 19, 1922; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth293296/m1/1/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.